Lab Notebook Requirements (PDF)
Lab Report Format (PDF)
|Lab 1: Index of Refraction (PDF)|| |
Shockley, William. "The Invention of the Transistor - 'An Example of Creative-Failure Methodology.'" National Bureau of Standards (May 1974): SP-388.
Ghatak, A. K. "What is Light?" and "Simple Harmonic Motion, Forced Vibrations, and Origin of Refractive Index." Ch. 2 and 7 in Ghatak, Ajoy. Optics. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2009. ISBN: 9780073380483.
|Lab 2: Communications (PDF)|| |
Memo Writing (PDF)
The following files are used with permission of Tom Delaney, the course writing instructor.
Better Communication (PDF)
Writing: The Basics (PDF)
Planning, Drafting, Revising, Editing/Proofreading (PDF)
Revision Tips (PDF)
|Lab 3: Measure the Speed of Light (PDF)|
|Lab 4: Simulation of Solar Cells (PDF)||"PC1D, v5.9." School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, University of New South Wales.|
Project 2: Building a Solar Cell
The activities in project 2 expand upon the concepts covered in lab 4. Please refer to the Final Project page for more information about the requirements for this assignment.
|Project 2A: Band Gap and Anti-Reflection Coating of Solar Material (PDF)||"Year 11 Photovoltaic Engineering Module." School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, University of New South Wales.|
|Project 2B: Solar Cell Performance (PDF)|| |
I-V Data Files