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  1. A Crash Course in Nanophotonic Simulations

    18 Jun 2015 | | 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 available, the S4 simulation tool will be demonstrated in detail.

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

    16 Aug 2011 | | 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 School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, INKarthik Y and Souvik...

  3. Alex J Grede

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  4. B. J. Stanbery

    Dr. B.J. Stanbery is chief science officer for HelioVolt Corporation. His career spans more than 30 years in the solar industry. He is an expert in the business and science of photovoltaics (PV)....

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  5. Birck Solar Research Seminar Series

    08 Feb 2013 | | 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 technologies in photovoltaics (PV) and related solar power. Results to be presented will include a mixture of...

  6. Camila Andrea González Williamson

    Camila Gonzalez is a last year student of Electronics Engineering at Los Andes University. She is a member of the Microelectronic Center at Los Andes University and is participating in the...

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  7. Challa Babu

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  8. chetan p. kamble

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  9. Clifford Hansen

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

    08 Feb 2013 | | 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. However, large-scale implementation of these modules has been hampered due to their relatively low power...

  11. Economic Factors on the Modern Photovoltaic Market

    16 Sep 2011 | | 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 parity worldwide, but the residential market, mainly comprised of crystalline and polycrystalline...

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

    05 Dec 2016 | | 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 designed to absorb near-infrared photons. The GaSb layer is grown on either GaAs or Silicon substrates.

  13. Exciton Annihilation Simulator

    12 Dec 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Michael Heiber

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

  14. Exciton Dynamics Simulator

    31 Dec 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Michael Heiber

    Simulates the exciton dynamics in organic photovolatic devices

  15. Failures in Photovoltaic Modules

    16 Apr 2015 | | 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 challenges have occurred in the latter, with recent studies showing that thin-film modules operating...

  16. Filipe Correia

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  17. Illinois iOptics Lecture 4: Advance applications in Nanomaterials, Photovoltaics, Organic/Inorganic Sensors, Materials Science, and Alternative Energies, etc. using Raman and Photoluminescence Technologies

    05 May 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Emmanuel Leroy, Michael Oweimrin

  18. Illinois ME 498 Introduction of Nano Science and Technology, Lecture 25: Nanomaterials and Devices for Solar Energy

    29 Dec 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Nick Fang, Omar N Sobh

    Nanomaterials and Devices for Solar EnergyTopics: Approaches: Breathing Membrane Continuous Operation Fuel Cell Water Management ElectroKinetic Nanobattery EDL Capacitators Laminar Flow Based Micro Fuel Cells The Energy in Sunlight Solar Energy Utilization Discovery of photovoltaic effect...

  19. In Search of the Perfect Semiconductor Photon Detector

    19 May 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Peter Y. Yu

    Photon detectors have many important applications, such as in heat sensing, digital cameras, solar cells and x-ray and gamma-ray detection. So far, the most common detectors are based on elemental semiconductors , such as Si and Ge. However, they are by no means perfect in tackling some of the...

  20. Jack ELIA

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