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TAG Solar Cell Model (p-i-n thin film) 1.0.1

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The TAG solar cell model is a physics-based compact model for p-i-n thin film solar cells that can be used for panel level simulations.

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Key References

S. Dongaonkar, "Technology agnostic analysis and design for improved performance, variability, and reliability in thin film photovoltaics," PhD Thesis, Purdue University, December 2013.

S. Dongaonkar, S. Loser, E. J. Sheets, K. Zaunbrecher, R. Agrawal, T. J. Marks, M. A. Alam, "Universal statistics of parasitic shunt formation in solar cells, and its implications for cell to module efficiency gap," Energy & Environmental Science, vol. 6, pp. 782–787, 2013.

S. Dongaonkar, S. Member, C. Deline, and M. A. Alam, "Performance and Reliability Implications of Two-Dimensional Shading in Monolithic Thin-Film Photovoltaic Modules," vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 1367–1375, 2013.

Mario Renteria; Elliott Ivan Gurrola; Sourabh Dongaonkar; Muhammad Alam (2013), "PVpanel Sim,"

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  • Sourabh Dongaonkar; Xingshu Sun; Mark Lundstrom; Muhammad A. Alam (2014), " TAG Solar Cell Model (p-i-n thin film) 1.0.1,"

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