Advanced solar cell materials, technology, modeling, and by Laurentiu Fara, Masafumi Yamaguchi

By Laurentiu Fara, Masafumi Yamaguchi

"Featuring a leading forged of the top photovoltaic scientists from all over the world, this e-book addresses the elemental demanding situations within the box and examines the fundamental primary obstacle of photovoltaic conversion"--Provided by way of publisher.

content material: New developments in sun cells / Masafumi Yamaguchi, Laurentiu Fara --
actual barriers of photovoltaic conversion / Laurentiu Fara, Masafumi Yamaguchi --
Quantum good sun cells: physics, fabrics and know-how / Magdalena Lidia Ciurea, Ana-Maria Lepadatu, Ionel Stavarache --
Quantum confinement modeling and simulation for quantum good sun cells / Laurentiu Fara, Mihai Razvan Mitroi --
Analytical types of bulk and quantum good sun cells and relevance of the radiative restrict / James P. Connolly --
Hybrid sun cells: fabrics and know-how / Corneliu Cincu, Aurel Diacon --
Polymer sun cells / Catalin Zaharia --
natural sun cells modeling and simulation / Mihai Razvan Mitroi, Laurentiu Fara, Andrei Galbeaza Moraru --
tremendous excessive potency multi-junction sun cells and concentrator sunlight cells / Masafumi Yamaguchi --
Quantum dot sunlight cells / Yoshitaka Okada, Katsuhisa Yoshida, Yasushi Shoji --
Intermediate band sun cells: modeling and simulation / Pablo García-Linares ... [et al.] --
Phononic engineering for warm service sunlight cells / Sana Laribi ... [et al.] --
The luminescent sunlight concentrator: advances, optimization, and outlook / Rahul Bose, Keith W.J. Barnham, Amanda J. Chatten --
clients and technique of improvement for complex sun cells / Laurentiu Fara, Masafumi Yamaguchi.
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5%. However, such a value is very high. A closer analysis of the thermodynamic efficiency must take into account the thermal radiation laws. If we use the blackbody model, both for the Sun, and for the cell, and consider the cell in thermal equilibrium with the environment, we obtain the Landsberg yield (Markvart & Castañer, 2003; Landsberg & Badescu, 1998): C 4 (L ) ηT 4 Tc 1 T  = 1− +  c  3 TS 3 TS  (2) A more precise calculation requires the cell’s temperature evaluation when the Sun and the environment are in a thermodynamic equilibrium.

The contributions of resonant levels as well as of quantum confinement levels are given by the relations (1) and (2) (Iancu, Mitroi, & Fara, 2009). For the evaluation of matrix elements of the interaction Hamiltonian between electrons and electromagnetic field, the wave functions of electron between the initial and the final states have to be known. , 2010). More refined investigations use a finite rectangular quantum well. , 2006). Let us consider the case of multiple QW SCs, where 2D layers with nanometric thickness (t) are described by the infinite rectangular quantum well approximation.

Paper. In Proceedings of the 4th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion. New York, NY: IEEE. Nozik, A. J. (2002). Quantum dot solar cells. Physica E, Low-Dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 14, 115. , & Shiotsuka, N. (2005). Paper. In Proceedings of the 31st IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. New York, NY: IEEE. , & Ohtani, M. (2005). Paper. In Proceedings of the 20th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference. Munich, Germany: WIP. , Lee, H. , Ekins-Daukes, N. , & Yamaguchi, M.

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