Tags: photovoltaics

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  1. PUMP: A tool of global meteorological data for optimizing

    07 Aug 2017 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Binglin Zhao, Muhammad A. Alam, Xingshu Sun

        We have build a PUMP can facilitate the development and optimization of solar farms globally by providing quick access to various meteorological...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/26933

  2. Epitaxial Strategies for High Power Optically Pumped Vertical External Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers and Metamorphic Antimonide Solar Cells

    05 Dec 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ganesh Balakrishnan

    We present antimonide-based photovoltaic cells grown on GaAs and Silicon substrates for use as sub-cells in metamorphic multi-junction solar cells. These antimonide cells, based on GaSb, are...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/25221

  3. PVLimits: PV thermodynamic limit calculator

    01 Jun 2016 | Tools | Contributor(s): Mohammad Ryyan Khan, Xin Jin, Muhammad A. Alam

    The tool is designed to calculate the thermodynamic performance limit of single-junction and multi-junction solar cells.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/pvlimits

  4. A Crash Course in Nanophotonic Simulations

    18 Jun 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    This seminar will cover rapid, scalable computational methods used in simulating optical reflection, transmission, and absorption in complex structures. After a brief survey of the tools...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/22460

  5. Failures in Photovoltaic Modules

    21 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    In this talk, I will discuss some of the major sources of performance degradation for common glass-encapsulated PV modules, including crystalline silicon and thin films. The greatest reliability...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/22193

  6. Exciton Dynamics Simulator

    12 Apr 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): Michael Heiber

    Simulates the exciton dynamics in organic photovolatic devices

    http://nanohub.org/resources/exdynamics

  7. Design of Optoelectronically-active Polymers for Organic Photovoltaic Applications

    08 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Bryan W. Boudouris

    Organic photovoltaic (OPV) devices are of great interest due to their promise of providing flexible, lightweight, and inexpensive alternatives to their currently-used inorganic counterparts....

    http://nanohub.org/resources/16695

  8. Birck Solar Research Seminar Series

    08 Feb 2013 | Series | Contributor(s): Peter Bermel

    The Solar Research Series includes presentations from researchers at Purdue and leading researchers across the nation on developments in wafer-based, thin-film, organic and cross-cutting...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/16648

  9. Exciton Annihilation Simulator

    21 Jan 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): Michael Heiber

    Simulates exciton-exciton annihilation behavior of organic semiconductors measured by pump-probe spectroscopy

    http://nanohub.org/resources/annihilate

  10. NEGF theory of quantum photovoltaic devices

    22 Sep 2011 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Urs Aeberhard

    Many high-efficiency photovoltaics concepts require an advanced control and manipulation of the optoelectronic properties of the active device structure, leading to a prominent role of low...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12152

  11. Economic Factors on the Modern Photovoltaic Market

    16 Sep 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gregory T. Forcherio

    Photovoltaic research is heavily driven by market demand and "green-energy" hopes of the future. Commercial and utility level thin film photovoltaic systems have almost reached grid...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/12055

  12. Optimum Morphology and Performance Gains of Organic Solar Cells

    09 Sep 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Biswajit ray, Muhammad Alam

    Morphology of light absorbing layer is known to dictate the power conversion efficiency of organic photovoltaic (OPV) cell. The innovation of bulk heterojunction (BHJ) led to significant...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11904

  13. Solar Cells Lecture 4: What is Different about Thin-Film Solar Cells?

    29 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam

    Thin film solar cells promise acceptable efficiency at low cost. This tutorial examines the device physics of thin-film solar cells, which generally require a different type of analysis...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11949

  14. Solar Cells Lecture 5: Organic Photovoltaics

    29 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam

    Organic solar cells make use of low-cost organic polymers for photovoltaics. Although these solar cells may appear to be quite different from solar cells made with conventional,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11950

  15. Solar Cells Lecture 1: Introduction to Photovoltaics

    19 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    An introduction to solar cells covering the basics of PN junctions, optical absorption, and IV characteristics. Key technology options and economic considers are briefly presented.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11875

  16. Solar Cell Fundamentals

    19 Aug 2011 | Courses | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom, J. L. Gray, Muhammad A. Alam

    The modern solar cell was invented at Bell Labs in 1954 and is currently receiving renewed attention as a potential contribution to addressing the world's energy challenge. This set of five...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11888

  17. Solar Cells Lecture 2: Physics of Crystalline Solar Cells

    19 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    Solar cell performance is determined by generation and recombination of electron-hole pairs. This tutorial focussing on recombination losses in crystalline silicon solar cells under...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11890

  18. A Physical Model for Non-Ohmic Shunt Conduction and Metastability in Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells

    16 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sourabh Dongaonkar, Souvik Mahapatra, Karthik Yogendra, Muhammad Alam

    In this talk we develop a coherent physics based understanding of the shunt leakage problem in a-Si:H cells, and discuss its implications on cell and module level. Sourabh Dongaonkar is with...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11841

  19. Solar Cells Lecture 3: Modeling and Simulation of Photovoltaic Devices and Systems

    20 Jul 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): J. L. Gray

    Modeling and simulation play an important role in designing and optimizing PV systems. This tutorial is a broad overview of the topic including a look at detailed, numerical device simulation.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11690

  20. NanoDays - Artificial Photosynthesis with Biomimetic Nanomaterials: Self-Repairing Solar Cells

    05 May 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jong Hyun Choi

    Purdue NanoDays Purdue University Office of Engagement NANOVIS Incorporated Purdue Research Park Barnds & Thornburg, LLP Conexus Indiana Intel Corporation nano Professor Verso Paper...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11235