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Solar Panels using Physics

  1. Aug 7, 2015 #1
    I am considering to do a phD in solar panels, because it seems to connect areas I've been studying for a while. I am almost a chemical Engineer with master in physics and Science/Technology Bachelor.
    I'd like to do some on solar panels connected to physics, like quantum dot or something. Since I never worked with that, I have two questions:
    1. what books on solar energy should I read?
    2. do you know any material that can help me on opening up my mind on the subject?

    Thanks in advance.
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  3. Aug 7, 2015 #2
    Your approach will likely be constrained by the available programs. Find the available programs first (given your geographical constraints) and then wok from there. It's not like every school has a solar panel program.
  4. Aug 20, 2015 #3
    Thank you very much for you reply Dr. Courtney, but I already did it and I know where I will apply. For founding I need to write my proposal first and then ask for financial found. The thing is that I need to read a lot about the physics behind solar energy and the problems we need to answer as researchers, so I can write the PhD proposal. That's why I asked people which books and material are good.

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