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Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Thin Film Solar Cells" report to their offering.

Research and Markets: Thin Film Solar Cells: A Very Comprehensive Tool for Understanding This Technology in an in Depth Manner and Deliver Thought Provoking Views on This Field

Posted on October 22nd, 2009

The Sun, believed by the mankind to be just a mere centerpiece of the solar system in which we live is in reality not just a unit but an entire symphonic system which was in place much before the first humans ever walked on planet earth. This system which has been the primary energy source for origin of life on earth is in fact very well adequately positioned by nature to fulfill the needs of energy for humans for many more centuries to come.

An effort by humans to harness this abundant source of energy available around us has manifested in the form solar energy being converted to many applications as diverse as heat channelizing, electricity conversion, electro mechanical applications and many more as these. The dream of solar energy for human applications was realized in the early part of this century by the invention of solar cells which when arranged in photovoltaic arrays deliver power for bigger applications.

The next leap of invention in this direction is "Thin Film Solar Cells". Aruvians Rsearch's report Thin Film Solar Cells earmarks the immense potential that this technology holds for the future of mankind and the crucial impact it will have on the process of introduction of solar energy into large scale arenas of the industrialized economies.

Aruvians Rsearch's report on Thin Film Solar Cells initiates with a strong theoretical understanding of the Solar Cell system and their subsequent propagation into photovoltaic systems including their applications derived from generational leaps as first to third generation cells. The report presents the entire gamut of PV cells in a structured family tree for easy interpretation and also delves into the applications of PV Technology in isolated environment.

Aruvians Rsearch's report also devotes an entire in depth section to the technical aspects of Thin Film Solar Cells systems including their history as well as mechanism, general operation principles and the new innovations in architecture design of Thin Film Solar Cells which have opened up new markets for solar power systems. These are further explained in the efficient design choices of various configurations and new ideas contributed in this field.

The research report looks at the role of P3HT which is crucial to the development of Thin Film Solar Cells and also at the various properties of silicon that are responsible for making silicon an excellent material in photovoltaics. An analysis of thin film crystalline silicon solar cells, CIGS/CIS-based thin film solar cells, dye-sensitized solar cells, and the latest technological innovation of nanotechnology-enhanced thin film solar cells, is what sets this research report apart from all others.

The report has separate analysis on the various manufacturers in this market based on their specialty. Overall, Aruvians Rsearch's report Thin Film Solar Cells is a very comprehensive tool for understanding this technology in a in depth manner and deliver thought provoking views on the marvels of this field which is nature's helping hand lent to mankind in order to preserve a way of life which is sustainable as well as in sync with our environment.

Key Topics Covered:

Executive Summary
Introduction to Photovoltaics
Global Market Overview of Solar PV Cells
Point of Discussion: Why are Solar Cells Based on Semiconductors?
Looking at the Properties of Silicon
Role of Organic Semiconductors
What are Thin Film Solar Cells?
Role of P3HT
Analysis of Thin Film Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells
Analysis of CIGS/CIS-based Thin Film Solar Cells
Analysis of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
Nanotechnology-enhanced Thin Film Solar Cells
Case Study: Potential of Thin Film Solar Cells Growth on the Moon
Manufacturers of Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) Solar Cells
Manufacturers of Copper Indium Gallium Selenide (CIGS/CIS) Solar Cells
Manufacturers of Thin Film Amorphous Silicon (a-Si) Solar Cells
Manufacturers of Raw Materials & Equipment Suppliers
Appendix
Glossary of Terms

Some Companies Mentioned:

Antec Solar Energy AG
Arendi SRL
AVA Solar
Calyxo GMBH
Canrom Photovoltaics
First Solar
PrimeStar Solar
Ascent Solar
AVANCIS
DayStar
Global Solar Energy
HelioVolt
Honda Soltec
ISET
Johanna Solar
Miasolé
Nanosolar
Odersun
Q-Cells-Solibro
Showa Shell Solar
Solyndra
SoloPower
Sulfurcell

For more information visit www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3e53a6/thin_film_solar_ce

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