Understanding the Movement of Cracked Solar Cell Parts in PV-modules during Mechanical Loading

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dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.15488/4506
dc.identifier.uri https://www.repo.uni-hannover.de/handle/123456789/4546
dc.contributor.author Haase, Felix
dc.contributor.author Käsewieter, Jörg
dc.contributor.author Köntges, Marc
dc.date.accessioned 2019-03-06T10:08:27Z
dc.date.available 2019-03-06T10:08:27Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.citation Haase, F.; Käsewieter, J.; Köntges, M.: Understanding the Movement of Cracked Solar Cell Parts in PV-modules during Mechanical Loading. In: Energy Procedia 92 (2016), S. 554-559. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2016.07.019
dc.description.abstract We measure the three dimensional movement of cracked solar cell parts in standard sized PV-modules during a four line bending test. We develop a model which explains this movement assuming that the centers of mass of the solar cells or cell parts are fixed to the module glass. The widening of all cell gap widths is proportional to the bending roll displacement until a cell cracks in parallel to the bending rolls due to the tensile stress in the cells. At this point, the crack opens abruptly while the two parallel cell gaps next to the cracked cell close simultaneously by the same distance in sum. From here on, the cell gaps and the cell crack increases proportionally to the bending roll displacement. Since the distance between the centers of mass of both cracked cell parts is independent of the crack position, the crack width is also independent of the crack position for single cracks. Multiple parallel cracks in solar cells have smaller crack widths according to this model. Laminates without a backsheet show about 30% larger crack widths. eng
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher London : Elsevier Ltd.
dc.relation.ispartof 6th International Conference on Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaics, SiliconPV 2016, March 7-9, 2016, Chambéry, France
dc.relation.ispartofseries Energy Procedia 92 (2016)
dc.rights CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 Unported
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.subject Crack widths eng
dc.subject Crystalline solar cells eng
dc.subject Photovoltaic modules eng
dc.subject Crystalline materials eng
dc.subject Nematic liquid crystals eng
dc.subject Photovoltaic cells eng
dc.subject Solar cells eng
dc.subject Solar power generation eng
dc.subject Centers-of-mass eng
dc.subject Crack position eng
dc.subject Crack width eng
dc.subject Crystalline solar cells eng
dc.subject Mechanical loading eng
dc.subject Parallel crack eng
dc.subject Photovoltaic modules eng
dc.subject Three dimensional movement eng
dc.subject Cracks eng
dc.subject.ddc 620 | Ingenieurwissenschaften und Maschinenbau ger
dc.title Understanding the Movement of Cracked Solar Cell Parts in PV-modules during Mechanical Loading
dc.type article
dc.type Text
dc.type conferenceObject
dc.relation.issn 1876-6102
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2016.07.019
dc.bibliographicCitation.volume 92
dc.bibliographicCitation.firstPage 554
dc.bibliographicCitation.lastPage 559
dc.description.version publishedVersion
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