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This course introduces principles and technologies for converting heat into electricity via solid-state devices.

The first part of the course discusses thermoelectric energy conversion and thermoelectric materials, thermionic energy conversion, and photovoltaics. The second part of the course discusses solar thermal technologies. Various solar heat collection systems will be reviewed, followed by an introduction to the principles of solar thermophotovoltaics and solar thermoelectrics. Spectral control techniques, which are critical for solar thermal systems, will be discussed.

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  • Introduction Unlimited
  • Thermoelectric effect and thermoelectric devices Unlimited
  • Energy states in matter Unlimited
  • Kinetic formulation of thermoelectricity Unlimited
  • Current research on thermoelectric materials Unlimited
  • Thermionic power conversion Unlimited
  • Photovoltaic cells Unlimited
  • Radiative heat transfer Unlimited
  • Solar concentration and solar thermal technology Unlimited
  • Guest Lecture: Ivan Čelanović, “Photonic Crystals: Shaping the Flow of Thermal Radiation.” Unlimited
  • Applications of thermoelectrics and photovoltaics Unlimited

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