Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Introduces the methods used to manufacture silicon solar cells. Traces cell processing from raw material to a finished product using planar technology. Introduces the processes and equipment used to create pure single crystal silicon wafers and the processes used to form the solar devices on top of these substrates. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).


Distance Education: Web Course Information

CRN 45175

From the Instructor:
This is an on-line course requiring you to log onto the PCC distance learning Desire2Learn system. You will need to log on frequently to follow the course. If you register, be sure to log on to the course as soon as possible after the term starts. Note that this course is part of a set; most students will want to register for MT101 and MT102, and either MT103 or MT104. These courses start at different times during the term - take note of the start date for each. There is some overlap between courses.
Course Specific Requirements:
A suggested text for this course is Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology by Quirk and Serda. It is available at the PCC bookstore, and also commercially (often for a lot less.) Any recent edition will work. We will also use chapter 6 at PVeducation.org This class meets only online - there is no campus based meeting.
Web Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the Technical Requirements for this delivery mode.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
Web Prerequisite | Start Guide for Online Learners:
Before you take your first online class at PCC, you must complete the start guide for online learners. The start guide will help you decide if online classes are right for you. Once you complete the start guide, you will be eligible to register for online classes. To learn more, go to http://www.pcc.edu/osg
To register, you need the CRNs (ex. 22398) of your selected classes.
Please note that for many courses, additional fees may apply.
To find textbooks, you need the CRN, Campus, Term & Course Number (ex. BA101).
CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
45175 WEB » - 16-Nov-2015 thru 12-Dec-2015
Instructor: Eric J Kirchner
Notes: Online course scheduled 11/16/15-12/12/15.
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
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