Volume 7, Issue 1-1, January 2018, Page: 8-10
Simulation of Single-Diode Equivalent Model of Polycrystalline Silicon Solar Cells
Beddiaf Zaidi, Department of Physics, Faculty of Matter Sciences, University of Batna 1, Batna, Algeria
Izzeddine Saouane, Laboratoire De Physique Énergétique, Faculté Des Sciences, Université des Frères Mentouri /1, Constantine, Algérie
Chander Shekhar, Department of Applied Physics, Amity University Haryana, Gurgaon, India
Received: Aug. 29, 2017;       Accepted: Aug. 30, 2017;       Published: Aug. 31, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmsa.s.2018070101.12      View  2651      Downloads  290
A solar module is composed of photons of different energies, and some are absorbed at the p-n junction. A single-diode equivalent model is used to describe the electronic properties of solar cells. The theory as well as the construction and working of photovoltaic cells using single-diode method are also presented. So, choosing a electrical equivalent model can is based on area in which we would like to realize for study of solar cell characteristics. Parameters solar cell (Short-Circuit Current, Open-Circuit Voltage) are changed due to changing the light intensity and temperature. In the current paper we present the effect of temperature, series resistance and shunt resistance on the (P-V) characteristics simulated in Matlab/Simulink.
Short-Circuit Current, Open-Circuit Voltage, Output Power, Solar Cells
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Beddiaf Zaidi, Izzeddine Saouane, Chander Shekhar, Simulation of Single-Diode Equivalent Model of Polycrystalline Silicon Solar Cells, International Journal of Materials Science and Applications. Special Issue: Energy and Materials II. Vol. 7, No. 1-1, 2018, pp. 8-10. doi: 10.11648/j.ijmsa.s.2018070101.12
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