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IEC 60904-8

Photovoltaic devices – Part 8: Measurement of spectral responsivity of a photovoltaic (PV) device

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Organization: IEC
Publication Date: 1 May 2014
Status: active
Page Count: 48
ICS Code (Solar energy engineering): 27.160
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This International Standard specifies the requirements for the measurement of the spectral responsivity of both linear and non-linear photovoltaic devices. It is only applicable to singlejunction devices. The spectral responsivity of a photovoltaic device is used in cell development and cell analysis, as it provides a measure of recombination and other processes occurring inside the semiconductor or cell material system.

The spectral responsivity of a photovoltaic device is used for the correction of the spectral mismatch if a PV device is calibrated in a setup where the measurement spectrum is different from the reference spectral irradiance data given in IEC 60904-3 and a reference device with a different spectral responsivity to the device under test is used. This procedure is given in IEC 60904-7.

Document History

IEC 60904-8
May 1, 2014
Photovoltaic devices – Part 8: Measurement of spectral responsivity of a photovoltaic (PV) device
This International Standard specifies the requirements for the measurement of the spectral responsivity of both linear and non-linear photovoltaic devices. It is only applicable to singlejunction...
February 1, 1998
Photovoltaic Devices - Part 8: Measurement of Spectral Response of a Photovoltaic (PV) Device
This part of IEC 60904 gives guidance for the measurement of the relative spectral response of both linear and non-linear photovoltaic devices. This is only applicable to single-junction devices.
January 1, 1995
Photovoltaic Devices - Part 8: Guidance for the Measurement of Spectral Response of a Photovoltaic (PV) Device
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