## Reverse Saturation Current given Power of Photovoltaic Cell Solution

STEP 0: Pre-Calculation Summary
Formula Used
Reverse Saturation Current = (Short Circuit Current in Solar cell-(Power of Photovoltaic cell/Voltage in solar cell))*(1/(e^(([Charge-e]*Voltage in solar cell)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))-1))
Io = (Isc-(P/V))*(1/(e^(([Charge-e]*V)/([BoltZ]*T))-1))
This formula uses 3 Constants, 5 Variables
Constants Used
[Charge-e] - Charge of electron Value Taken As 1.60217662E-19 Coulomb
[BoltZ] - Boltzmann constant Value Taken As 1.38064852E-23 Joule/Kelvin
e - Napier's constant Value Taken As 2.71828182845904523536028747135266249
Variables Used
Reverse Saturation Current - (Measured in Ampere) - Reverse Saturation Current is caused by the diffusion of minority carriers from the neutral regions to the depletion region in a semiconductor diode.
Short Circuit Current in Solar cell - (Measured in Ampere) - Short Circuit Current in Solar Cell is the current through the solar cell when the voltage across the solar cell is zero.
Power of Photovoltaic cell - (Measured in Watt) - Power of Photovoltaic cell is defined as the rate of electrical energy transfer by an electric circuit per unit time in this case, a solar cell.
Voltage in solar cell - (Measured in Volt) - Voltage in solar cell is the difference in electric potential between any two points in a circuit.
Temperature in Kelvin - (Measured in Kelvin) - Temperature in Kelvin is the temperature (degree or intensity of heat present in a substance or object) of a body or substance measured in Kelvin.
STEP 1: Convert Input(s) to Base Unit
Short Circuit Current in Solar cell: 0.18 Ampere --> 0.18 Ampere No Conversion Required
Power of Photovoltaic cell: 10 Watt --> 10 Watt No Conversion Required
Voltage in solar cell: 0.15 Volt --> 0.15 Volt No Conversion Required
Temperature in Kelvin: 300 Kelvin --> 300 Kelvin No Conversion Required
STEP 2: Evaluate Formula
Substituting Input Values in Formula
Io = (Isc-(P/V))*(1/(e^(([Charge-e]*V)/([BoltZ]*T))-1)) --> (0.18-(10/0.15))*(1/(e^(([Charge-e]*0.15)/([BoltZ]*300))-1))
Evaluating ... ...
Io = -0.201445921689251
STEP 3: Convert Result to Output's Unit
-0.201445921689251 Ampere --> No Conversion Required
-0.201445921689251 Ampere <-- Reverse Saturation Current
(Calculation completed in 00.000 seconds)
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Reverse Saturation Current given Maximum Power of Cell
Reverse Saturation Current = (Maximum Power Output of cell*((1+([Charge-e]*Voltage at Maximum Power)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))/(([Charge-e]*Voltage at Maximum Power^2)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))))-Short Circuit Current in Solar cell
Short Circuit Current given Maximum Power of Cell
Short Circuit Current in Solar cell = (Maximum Power Output of cell*((1+([Charge-e]*Voltage at Maximum Power)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))/(([Charge-e]*Voltage at Maximum Power^2)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))))-Reverse Saturation Current
Maximum power output of cell
Maximum Power Output of cell = ((([Charge-e]*Voltage at Maximum Power^2)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))/(1+([Charge-e]*Voltage at Maximum Power)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin)))*(Short Circuit Current in Solar cell+Reverse Saturation Current)
Load current corresponding to Maximum power
Load Current in Solar cell = ((([Charge-e]*Voltage at Maximum Power)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))/(1+([Charge-e]*Voltage at Maximum Power)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin)))*(Short Circuit Current in Solar cell+Reverse Saturation Current)
Reverse Saturation Current given Load current at Maximum Power
Reverse Saturation Current = (Current at Maximum Power*((1+([Charge-e]*Voltage at Maximum Power)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))/(([Charge-e]*Voltage at Maximum Power)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))))-Short Circuit Current in Solar cell
Short Circuit Current given Load Current at Maximum Power
Short Circuit Current in Solar cell = (Current at Maximum Power*((1+([Charge-e]*Voltage at Maximum Power)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))/(([Charge-e]*Voltage at Maximum Power)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))))-Reverse Saturation Current
Short Circuit Current given Load Current and Reverse Saturation Current
Short Circuit Current in Solar cell = Load Current in Solar cell+(Reverse Saturation Current*(e^(([Charge-e]*Voltage in solar cell)/(Ideality Factor in Solar Cells*[BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))-1))
Reverse Saturation Current given Load Current and Short Circuit Current
Reverse Saturation Current = (Short Circuit Current in Solar cell-Load Current in Solar cell)/(e^(([Charge-e]*Voltage in solar cell)/(Ideality Factor in Solar Cells*[BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))-1)
Load Current in Solar cell = Short Circuit Current in Solar cell-(Reverse Saturation Current*(e^(([Charge-e]*Voltage in solar cell)/(Ideality Factor in Solar Cells*[BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))-1))
Reverse Saturation Current given Power of Photovoltaic Cell
Reverse Saturation Current = (Short Circuit Current in Solar cell-(Power of Photovoltaic cell/Voltage in solar cell))*(1/(e^(([Charge-e]*Voltage in solar cell)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))-1))
Short Circuit Current given Power of Photovoltaic Cell
Short Circuit Current in Solar cell = (Power of Photovoltaic cell/Voltage in solar cell)+(Reverse Saturation Current*(e^(([Charge-e]*Voltage in solar cell)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))-1))
Power of Photovoltaic cell
Power of Photovoltaic cell = (Short Circuit Current in Solar cell- (Reverse Saturation Current*(e^(([Charge-e]*Voltage in solar cell)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))-1)))*Voltage in solar cell
Open Circuit Voltage given Reverse Saturation Current
Open Circuit Voltage = (([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin)/[Charge-e])*(ln((Short Circuit Current in Solar cell/Reverse Saturation Current)+1))
Fill Factor of Solar Cell given Maximum Conversion Efficiency
Fill Factor of Solar Cell = (Maximum Conversion Efficiency*Flux Incident on Top Cover*Area of Solar Cell)/(Short Circuit Current in Solar cell*Open Circuit Voltage)
Short Circuit Current given Maximum Conversion Efficiency
Short Circuit Current in Solar cell = (Maximum Conversion Efficiency*Flux Incident on Top Cover*Area of Solar Cell)/(Fill Factor of Solar Cell*Open Circuit Voltage)
Short Circuit Current given Fill Factor of Cell
Short Circuit Current in Solar cell = (Current at Maximum Power*Voltage at Maximum Power)/(Open Circuit Voltage*Fill Factor of Solar Cell)
Fill Factor of Cell
Fill Factor of Solar Cell = (Current at Maximum Power*Voltage at Maximum Power)/(Short Circuit Current in Solar cell*Open Circuit Voltage)
Voltage given Fill Factor of Cell
Voltage at Maximum Power = (Fill Factor of Solar Cell*Short Circuit Current in Solar cell*Open Circuit Voltage)/Current at Maximum Power
Incident Solar Flux given Maximum Conversion Efficiency
Flux Incident on Top Cover = (Current at Maximum Power*Voltage at Maximum Power)/(Maximum Conversion Efficiency*Area of Solar Cell)
Maximum Conversion Efficiency
Maximum Conversion Efficiency = (Current at Maximum Power*Voltage at Maximum Power)/(Flux Incident on Top Cover*Area of Solar Cell)

## Reverse Saturation Current given Power of Photovoltaic Cell Formula

Reverse Saturation Current = (Short Circuit Current in Solar cell-(Power of Photovoltaic cell/Voltage in solar cell))*(1/(e^(([Charge-e]*Voltage in solar cell)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))-1))
Io = (Isc-(P/V))*(1/(e^(([Charge-e]*V)/([BoltZ]*T))-1))

## What does reverse saturation current depend on?

In a PN junction diode, the reverse saturation current is due to the diffusive flow of minority electrons from the p-side to the n-side and the minority holes from the n-side to the p-side. Hence, the reverse saturation current depends on the diffusion coefficient of electrons and holes.

## How to Calculate Reverse Saturation Current given Power of Photovoltaic Cell?

Reverse Saturation Current given Power of Photovoltaic Cell calculator uses Reverse Saturation Current = (Short Circuit Current in Solar cell-(Power of Photovoltaic cell/Voltage in solar cell))*(1/(e^(([Charge-e]*Voltage in solar cell)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))-1)) to calculate the Reverse Saturation Current, Reverse Saturation Current given Power of Photovoltaic Cell is defined as the current caused by the diffusion of minority carriers from the neutral regions to the depletion region in a semiconductor diode. Reverse Saturation Current is denoted by Io symbol.

How to calculate Reverse Saturation Current given Power of Photovoltaic Cell using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Reverse Saturation Current given Power of Photovoltaic Cell, enter Short Circuit Current in Solar cell (Isc), Power of Photovoltaic cell (P), Voltage in solar cell (V) & Temperature in Kelvin (T) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Reverse Saturation Current given Power of Photovoltaic Cell calculation can be explained with given input values -> -0.201446 = (0.18-(10/0.15))*(1/(e^(([Charge-e]*0.15)/([BoltZ]*300))-1)).

### FAQ

What is Reverse Saturation Current given Power of Photovoltaic Cell?
Reverse Saturation Current given Power of Photovoltaic Cell is defined as the current caused by the diffusion of minority carriers from the neutral regions to the depletion region in a semiconductor diode and is represented as Io = (Isc-(P/V))*(1/(e^(([Charge-e]*V)/([BoltZ]*T))-1)) or Reverse Saturation Current = (Short Circuit Current in Solar cell-(Power of Photovoltaic cell/Voltage in solar cell))*(1/(e^(([Charge-e]*Voltage in solar cell)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))-1)). Short Circuit Current in Solar Cell is the current through the solar cell when the voltage across the solar cell is zero, Power of Photovoltaic cell is defined as the rate of electrical energy transfer by an electric circuit per unit time in this case, a solar cell, Voltage in solar cell is the difference in electric potential between any two points in a circuit & Temperature in Kelvin is the temperature (degree or intensity of heat present in a substance or object) of a body or substance measured in Kelvin.
How to calculate Reverse Saturation Current given Power of Photovoltaic Cell?
Reverse Saturation Current given Power of Photovoltaic Cell is defined as the current caused by the diffusion of minority carriers from the neutral regions to the depletion region in a semiconductor diode is calculated using Reverse Saturation Current = (Short Circuit Current in Solar cell-(Power of Photovoltaic cell/Voltage in solar cell))*(1/(e^(([Charge-e]*Voltage in solar cell)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))-1)). To calculate Reverse Saturation Current given Power of Photovoltaic Cell, you need Short Circuit Current in Solar cell (Isc), Power of Photovoltaic cell (P), Voltage in solar cell (V) & Temperature in Kelvin (T). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Short Circuit Current in Solar cell, Power of Photovoltaic cell, Voltage in solar cell & Temperature in Kelvin and hit the calculate button. You can also select the units (if any) for Input(s) and the Output as well.
How many ways are there to calculate Reverse Saturation Current?
In this formula, Reverse Saturation Current uses Short Circuit Current in Solar cell, Power of Photovoltaic cell, Voltage in solar cell & Temperature in Kelvin. We can use 3 other way(s) to calculate the same, which is/are as follows -
• Reverse Saturation Current = (Short Circuit Current in Solar cell-Load Current in Solar cell)/(e^(([Charge-e]*Voltage in solar cell)/(Ideality Factor in Solar Cells*[BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))-1)
• Reverse Saturation Current = (Maximum Power Output of cell*((1+([Charge-e]*Voltage at Maximum Power)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))/(([Charge-e]*Voltage at Maximum Power^2)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))))-Short Circuit Current in Solar cell
• Reverse Saturation Current = (Current at Maximum Power*((1+([Charge-e]*Voltage at Maximum Power)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))/(([Charge-e]*Voltage at Maximum Power)/([BoltZ]*Temperature in Kelvin))))-Short Circuit Current in Solar cell Let Others Know