Measure the I-U characteristic of the photovoltaic cell in the dark; plot the data in a graph.

Turn on the illumination of the photovoltaic cell and measure the I-U characteristic of the cell for various light intensity; plot the data in graphs.

Find the fill factor FF (according to the equation (5)) for all chosen L and find an overall conversion efficiency of the cell.

Determine the maximum electric power, produced in 1m^{2} of the photovoltaic cell under study. Let us assume that in our geographical conditions every 1 sec. app.750 J of radiant energy falls on 1 m^{2} of the sunlit area. Find out the coefficient of diode ideality a from the equation (6).

For advanced learners: On the basis of data measured find out maximum electric power of photovoltaic cell P_{m} at given radiation and corresponding optimum loading resistance R_{m}.

Find the coefficient of an ideal diode a from the equation (6).

Work out a report containing these subtopics:

Introduction to remote experiment technology

Physical introduction to the phenomenon

Description of the experiment and arrangement, aids, sample of real data measured

Results achieved

Discussion of achieved results and remote experiment in general.