Books & Encyclopaedias

1. Power Systems Group/Ametek Inc. Solar Energy Handbook. Chilton Book Company: Radnor, Pennsylvania. 1979.

2. Cheremisinoff, Paul and Regino, Thomas. Principles and Applications of Solar Energy. Ann Arbor Science: Ann Arbor, Michigan. 1978.

3. Prenis, John. Energybook #1. Running Press: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 1975.

4. Hecht, Eugene. Optics: Second Edition. Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc.: Canada. 1987.

5. Lewis and Randall. Thermodynamics. McGraw Hill. 1961 Ed.

6. Campbell, Neil and others. Biology: Concepts & Connections. Redwood City: The Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Company, Inc., 1994.

7. Various Articles. New Standard Encyclopedia. Standard Educational Corporation: Chicago, USA. 1991 ed.

8. Various Articles. Young People’s Science Encyclopedia. Children’s Press: Chicago, USA. 1991 ed.

Internet Resources

Specific to Present Technology & History Chronology

9. Fitzgerald, Mark. “PV Power Resource Site.”

10. Smith, Charles. “Revisiting Solar Power’s Past.”

11. Bates, Karl L. “Solar Cell Brightens Day…” Available:

12. Cooper-Hewitt. “Timeline: Photovoltaic Development.”

13. Stewart, Todd. “Renewable Energy: Periodic Data and Trends.”

14. Union of Concerned Scientists. “Energy.”

15. “Alternative Energy Systems.”

16. National Renewable Energy Laboratory. “National Center for Photovoltaics.”

17. Hoffman, Dave. “Photovoltaic Panel Module (PPM).”

18. The Alternative Energy Store. “The Alternative Energy Store.” Available:

19. Basevi, Travis. “Photovoltaics: Special Research Centre.”

Specific to Future Technology, New Insights and Effects

20. Whitmarsh, J. and Govindjee. “The Photosynthetic Process.” Available:

21. Green. M. A. “Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conversion; An Update.” Available:

22. Clayton, Bill. “Simulating Photosynthesis.”

23. “A New Type of Solar Cell Based on Sensitized, Nanocrystalline...” Available:

24. Kamat, Prashant and others. “Photoelectrochemical and Organic-Based Solar Cells.” Available:

25. Advanced Research Development, Inc. “Lumeloid: Solar Electric Breakthrough.” Available:

26. Marks, Alvin M. “Light-Polarizing Electrically Conducting Film.” Available:

Reference Person Contacted (via E-mail)

27. Marks, Dr. Alvin M. Advanced Research Development, Inc. 12 Dec. 1999.

Graphics and Music

1. Flower picture on introduction Flash movie:

2. Conventional pv cell diagram on present tech. page: ScienceNOW.

3. Space picture of Earth on future applications page: Compton’s Interactive Encyclopedia. 1997 ed.

4. Desert picture on good effects page:

5. Picture of boy and television on good effects page:

6. Introductory music: