Rajesh Gupta

Rajesh Gupta

rajeshgupta@iitb.ac.in

Academic Background:

  • M.Sc. in Physics, IIT Delhi
  • M.Tech. in Energy, IIT Delhi
  • Ph.D. in Electronics from IIT Delhi

Contact Address:

Department of Energy Science and Engineering IIT Bombay, Powai Mumbai 400 076, India

Tel: +91-22-25767837 (Off.)
Fax: +91-22-2576-4890


http://www.ese.iitb.ac.in/~rajeshgupta

Research Interest:

  • Characterization, modeling and simulation of solar cells and modules
  • Performance and Reliability of Photovoltaic
  • Photovoltaic Instrumentation
  • Infrared Thermography

Courses Offered:

  • EN 202: Electronics
  • EN 208: Electronics Lab
  • EN 631: Energy Laboratory-I
  • EN 633: Introduction to Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • EN 640: Solar Photovoltaic: Fundamentals, Technologies and Applications

List of Publications:

  1. R.Gupta, P. Somasundaran, D. K. Nandi, "Electrical Simulation and Characterization of Shunts in Solar Cells",Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 110-116, pp. 2453-2457, 2012
  2. R.Gupta, O. Breitenstein, "Unsteady-state lock-in thermography " application to shunts in solar cells", Quantitative Infra Red Thermography Journal, Vol. 4 (1), pp. 85-105, 2007.
  3. R.Gupta, S. Tuli, G. Bose, "Electro-thermal approach to thermal diffusivity measurement using silicon spreading resistance temperature sensor", Sensor Letters, Vol. 3 (3), pp. 252-257, 2005.
  4. M.D. Abbott, T. Trupke, H. P. Hartmann, R. Gupta, O.Breitenstein, "Laser isolation of shunted regions in industrial solar cells", Progress in Photovoltaics, Vol. 15 (7), pp. 613-620, 2007.
  5. O.Breitenstein, R. Gupta and J. Schneider, "Surface potential mapping on crystalline silicon on glass (CSG)modules", Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 102 (2),024511, 2007.
  6. R.Gupta, S. Tuli, "Electro-thermal modeling and analysis for estimation of defect parameters by stepped infrared thermography", NDT & E International, Vol. 38,pp. 11-19, 2005.
  7. R.Gupta, S. Tuli, "An electrical approach to defect depth estimation by stepped infrared thermography", IEE Proceedings Science, Measurement and Technology, Vol. 151 (4), pp. 298-304, 2004
  8. P. Somasundaran, A. Sinha, R. Gupta, "Simulation and Characterization of Spatial Variation of Shunts in Industrial Solar Cells by PSpice and Dark Lock-in Infrared Thermography" 27th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, 24th-28th September 2012, Frankfurt, Germany. [ACCEPTED]
  9. A. Sinha, O.S. Sastry, Y.K. Singh, M. Kumar, R. Gupta, "Performance of Champion's Module for PV Lighting Systems in India", 27th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, 24th-28th September 2012, Frankfurt, Germany. [ACCEPTED]
  10. Dhiraj Magare, O.S. Sastry, Rajesh Gupta, Arun Kumar, "Data Logging Strategy of Photovoltaic (PV) Module Test beds", 27th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, 24th-28th September 2012, Frankfurt, Germany. [ACCEPTED]
  11. P. Somasundaran, D. K. Nandi, R. Gupta,"Simulation and Characterization of Shunts in Silicon Solar Cells by Pspice and Lock-in Infrared Thermography",Solar Asia-2011 International Conference: Solar Energy Materials, Solar Cells and Solar Energy Applications, Proc.pp.277-283, 2011
  12. R. Gupta, O. Breitenstein, J. Schneider, "Characterization of Crystalline Silicon on glass (CSG) modules by surface potential mapping", 22ndEuropean Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Proc. pp. 1975-1978, Italy, 2007.
  13. R. Gupta, O. Breitenstein, J. Zettner, D. Karg, " In-line shunt detection in solar cells by fast lock-in infrared thermography", 22ndEuropean Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Proc. pp. 1434-1437, Italy, 2007.
  14. R. Gupta, O. Breitenstein, "Digital Micromirror Device Application for Inline Characterization of Solar Cells by Tomographic Light Beam Induced Current Imaging", SPIE Europe Optical Metrology Optical Measurement Systems for Industrial Inspection V, SPIE Proc., Vol. 6616, pp. 66160O, Germany, 2007.
  15. Y. Augarten, M. D. Abbott, T. Trupke, R. Bardos, H. P. Hartmann, R. Gupta, J. Bauer, O. Breitenstein, "Detection and laser isolation of localized shunts in industrial silicon solar cells", 22nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Proc. pp. 1220-1223, Italy, 2007.
  16. R. Gupta, O. Breitenstein, "Temperature drift correction for fast lock-in infrared thermography", 21st European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, proc. pp. 332-335, Germany, 2006.