Overview:  
The growth of photovoltaic (PV) technology has presented both opportunities and challenges in testing solar panels and other new energy components.  Testing challenges are not only found in design environments, but now in volume manufacturing environments as well.   Improving testing and verification efficiency is a key enabler for future growth.  Learn how to leverage measurement techniques to improve performance and yields.  Agilent offers both the building blocks and systems to test photovoltaic products.   

Topics that will be covered are:
•   Photovoltaic test basics
•   Understanding four quadrant power supplies
•   Testing solar panels to improve efficiencies and durability
•   Testing High Power PV with Electronic Loads
•   Integrated photovoltaic test systems
•   Volume manufacturing test solutions  

Who should view this webcast:
If you are a Solar Panel designer, Manufacturing Engineer, or Solar Panel Test Engineer, this is a must see webcast.  As well, if you are working with photovoltaic technology, solar panels, inverters, or any other alternative energy sources, you will benefit from the discussions in this webcast.

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Neil Forcier, Application Engineer, Agilent Technologies
Neil Forcier served in the US Navy as an Electronic Test Equipment Calibration Technician on board the USS Harry S Truman CVN-75.  Neil earned his bachelors degree in engineering from the Pennsylvania State University, University Park campus.  He is currently working as an Application Engineer for the System Products Division at Agilent Technologies.  Currently at Agilent his areas of focus include solar array simulation, photovoltaic test, and high performance power applications.

James Freese, President, Freese Enterprises, Inc
Founder of Freese Enterprises, Inc in 1984, Jim Freese has both Bachelor and Master Degrees in Electrical Engineer from The University of Michigan.  Specializing in system design and specification, hardware design and research methodology, Jim has an extensive background in test and measurement system design, software design, hardware and software integration, system theory, RF system design and engineering management.