Sunlight to Electricity

Sunlight to Electricity

Prospects for Solar Energy Conversion by Photovoltaics

By Joseph A. Merrigan

Energy usage and the use of solar energy through photovoltaic conversion.

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Energy usage and the use of solar energy through photovoltaic conversion.

"The first 30 pages of theis typewritten book are generally useful as a timely, concise, well-documented statement of energy sources and expected energy usage in the U.S. to the year 2000. The rest of the book... deals with the use of solar energy through photovoltaic conversion. The principles of energy band structure of solids, the state of the art in photovoltaic conversion, economic considerations, and business opportunities are each discussed; extensive references and a bibliography are provided."—AAAS Science Books & Films

Hardcover

ISBN: 9780262131162 163 pp. |

Paperback

$25.00 X | £20.00 ISBN: 9780262630726 163 pp. |

Reviews

  • A basic purchase for all collections on alternate sources of energy.

    Library Journal

  • Packed with information... extremely useful.

    New Scientist