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  1. [Illinois] AVS Meeting 2012: Understanding Atomic-Layer-Deposition Synthesis of Cu 2 ZnSnS 4 Solar Cells

    04 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sergey V. Baryshev

    Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) has recently attracted attention as a light absorber for photovoltaic applications because of its band gap (εg≈1.4 eV), the relative abundance and low cost of its constituent...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/18253

  2. 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

  3. Nano Solutions to Our Impending Energy Crisis

    17 Nov 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ali Shakouri

    In this talk we review some of the advances in nanoscale energy conversion devices and discuss about the challenges and opportunities to provide a clean energy infrastructure. Couple of examples...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/15821

  4. Opportunities of Lasers for Scalable Manufacturing of Solar Energy Devices

    21 Aug 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gary Cheng

    Production costs, module conversion efficiencies, and adoption in commercial rooftops continue to be the most critical issues for solar energy technology. The industry continuously seeks...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/15023

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. OPV: Synthesis and Nanostructure Control of All-conjugated Diblock Copolymers for the Application of Organic Electronic Devices

    31 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Yue Zhang

    This presentation was part of the "Organic Photovoltaics: Experiment and Theory" workshop at the 2010 Users' Meeting of the Molecular Foundry and the National Center for Electron Microscopy,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10502

  15. OPV: Conjugated Polymer Design and Chemistry for Organic Photovoltaics

    31 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Claire H Woo

    This presentation was part of the "Organic Photovoltaics: Experiment and Theory" workshop at the 2010 Users' Meeting of the Molecular Foundry and the National Center for Electron Microscopy, both...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10504

  16. OPV: Morphology and Interfaces in Organic Photovoltaics

    31 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael Chabinyc

    This presentation was part of the "Organic Photovoltaics: Experiment and Theory" workshop at the 2010 Users' Meeting of the Molecular Foundry and the National Center for Electron Microscopy, both...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10506

  17. OPV: Time Domain Ab Initio Studies of Organic-Inorganic Composites for Solar Cells

    31 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Oleg Prezhdo

    This presentation was part of the "Organic Photovoltaics: Experiment and Theory" workshop at the 2010 Users' Meeting of the Molecular Foundry and the National Center for Electron Microscopy, both...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10507

  18. OPV: First Principles Studies of the Electronic Structure of Organic Solids and Interfaces

    31 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sahar Sharifzadeh

    This presentation was part of the "Organic Photovoltaics: Experiment and Theory" workshop at the 2010 Users' Meeting of the Molecular Foundry and the National Center for Electron Microscopy, both...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10488

  19. OPV: Large Scale Ab Initio Simulation for Charge Transport in Disordered Organic Systems

    31 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lin-Wang Wang

    This presentation was part of the "Organic Photovoltaics: Experiment and Theory" workshop at the 2010 Users' Meeting of the Molecular Foundry and the National Center for Electron Microscopy, both...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10500

  20. OPV: Untangling the Essence of Bulk Heterostructure Organic Solar Cells: Why the Complex Need not be Complicated

    31 Jan 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad Alam

    This presentation was part of the "Organic Photovoltaics: Experiment and Theory" workshop at the 2010 Users' Meeting of the Molecular Foundry and the National Center for Electron Microscopy, both...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10498

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