Solar Energy Conversion and Photoenergy System

Edited by : Julian Blanco and Sixto Malato,

Plataforma Solar de Almería,. 04200 Tabernas (Almería), Spain

1. Solar Radiation Energy (Fundamentals and Theory)

Lucien Wald, Ecole de Mines de paris, France

2. Solar Cells: Principles and Theory

Kuppuswamy Kalyanasundaram, Laboratory for Photonics and Interfaces (LPI),Institute of Chemical Sciences & Engineering (ISIC),Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Lausanne, Switzerland

3. Photovoltaics

Antonio Luque, Instituto de Energía Solar,Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain

4. Low Temperature Solar Collectors

Soteris Kalogirou, Higher Technical Institute, Cyprus

5. Medium Temperature Solar Concentrators (Parabolic Troughs)

Eduardo Zarza Moya, Plataforma Solar de Almería, CIEMAT, Spain

6. High temperature solar concentrators (central receiver systems / parabolic dishes / solar furnaces)

Robert Pitz-Paal, DLR,,Institut für Technische Thermodynamik Solarforschung, Germany

7. Solar Heating and Cooling: Energy Conservation in Buildings

Mattheos Santamouris, Group Building Environmental Studies, Applied Physics Section, Department of Physics, University of Athens, Greece

8. Solar Ponds

Aliakbar Akbarzadeh, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Royal Melborne Institute of Technology(RMIT) University, Australia

9. Solar Dryers

Yogi D. Goswamy, Solar Energy and Energy Conversion Laboratory,Dept. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering,University of Florida, USA

10. Solar Cookers

Ashok Kundapur, International Alternate Energy Trust, India

11. Solar Thermal Power Plants

Manuel Romero Alvarez, División de Energías Renovables,CIEMAT, Spain

12 Solar thermochemistry and energy carriers. Processes and applications

Aldo Steinfeld, ETH Zentrum,Institute of Energy Technology, Switzerland

13. Solar Energy Carriers. Processes and Applications

Aldo Steinfeld, ETH Zentrum,Institute of Energy Technology, Switzerland

14. Photophysics of Nanosystems (Nanomaterials Synthesis / Solar Coatings)

Pierre Pichat, Ecole Centrale de Lyon.UMR, France

15. Photobiology and Advanced Photosynthetic Processes

Yusuf Chisti, Institute of Technology & Engineering, Massey University, New Zealand

16. Synthesis and Testing of Materials Using Solar Energy

Gilles Flamant, Laboratoire Procedes, Materiaux et Energie Solaire, France

17. Solar Energy and Water Applications (Desalination)

Gopal Nath Tiwari, Center of Energy Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, India

Sixto Malato Rodriguez, Plataforma Solar de Almeria,CIEMAT, Spain

18. Water Treatment (Detoxification / Disinfection)

Julian Blanco Galvez, Plataforma Solar de Almeria,CIEMAT, Spain

19. International Market Introduction of Concentrated Solar Power.Policies and Benefits

Michael Geyer, Milenio Solar Desarrollo de Poyectos., Spain

20. Solar Photochemistry

Julian Blanco Galvez, Plataforma Solar de Almeria,CIEMAT, Spain

Sixto Malato Rodriguez, Plataforma Solar de Almeria,CIEMAT, Spain

21. Photochemical Conversion of Solar Energy

Sixto Malato Rodriguez, Plataforma Solar de Almeria,CIEMAT, Spain

Julian Blanco Galvez, Plataforma Solar de Almeria,CIEMAT, Spain

22. Solar Photocatalysis

Sixto Malato Rodriguez, Plataforma Solar de Almeria,CIEMAT, Spain

Julian Blanco Galvez, Plataforma Solar de Almeria,CIEMAT, Spain

23. Solar Photochemistry Technology

Julian Blanco Galvez, Plataforma Solar de Almeria,CIEMAT, Spain

Sixto Malato Rodriguez, Plataforma Solar de Almeria,CIEMAT, Spain

24. Solar Photochemistry Applications

Sixto Malato Rodriguez, Plataforma Solar de Almeria,CIEMAT, Spain

Julian Blanco Galvez, Plataforma Solar de Almeria,CIEMAT, Spain

25. Research and Environmental Issues in the 1990s

Julian Blanco Galvez, Plataforma Solar de Almeria,CIEMAT, Spain

Sixto Malato Rodriguez, Plataforma Solar de Almeria,CIEMAT, Spain

26. Integrated solar(renewable) energy systems components, tools, and design

Henrick Lund, Department of Development and Planning, Aalborg University, Denmark

27. Mathematical models of solar(renewable) energy systems

Viorel Badescu, Candida Oancea Institute, Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania

28. Economics of solar(renewable) energy systems

Daniel Favrat, EPFL. Institut des Sciences de l'Energie, Switzerland