Tags: solar cells

Online Presentations (1-20 of 37)

  1. 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

  2. A Multi-Scale Modeling Approach to Study Transport in Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells

    03 Nov 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Pradyumna Muralidharan, Dragica Vasileska, Stephen M. Goodnick, Stuart Bowden

    IWCE 2015 presentation.  Abstract and more information to be added at a later date.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/22993

  3. 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

  4. CdTe/CdS-BASED PHOTODIODE ARRAYS VIA SELECTIVE-AREA, CLOSE-SPACED SUBLIMATION

    08 Dec 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Arev Gabriel Escobedo

    In this talk, the deposition of dense arrays of CdTe/CdS photodiodes, via close-spaced sublimation, is presented for the first time. The previously reported ordered polycrystalline method was used...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2078

  5. 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

  6. Diffusion-Reaction Modeling of Cu Migration in CdTe Solar Devices

    22 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Da GUO, Tian Fang, Richard Akis, Dragica Vasileska

    IWCE 2015 presentation. In this work, we report on development of one-dimensional (1D) finite-difference and two- dimensional (2D) finite-element diffusion-reaction simulators to investigate...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/22989

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

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

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

    Nanomaterials and Devices for Solar Energy Topics: Approaches: Breathing Membrane Continuous Operation Fuel Cell Water Management ElectroKinetic Nanobattery EDL Capacitators Laminar...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8082

  11. In Search of the Perfect Semiconductor Photon Detector

    19 May 2008 | Online Presentations | 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4397

  12. Lecture 6: 3D Nets in a 3D World: Bulk Heterostructure Solar Cells

    27 Oct 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam

    Outline: Introduction: 

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    http://nanohub.org/resources/7174

  13. Modeling and Optimization of Polymer Based Bulk Heterojunction (BH) Solar Cell

    15 Feb 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Biswajit ray

    A polymer phase separation model based on Cahn-Hilliard equation and a three-dimensional (3D) coupled exciton/electron/hole transport model in the disordered, phase-segregated morphology so...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8407

  14. Nano Carbon: From ballistic transistors to atomic drumheads

    14 May 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Paul L. McEuen

    Carbon takes many forms, from precious diamonds to lowly graphite. Surprisingly, it is the latter that is the most prized by nano physicists. Graphene, a single layer of graphite, can serve as an...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4398

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. Nanoscience at Work: Creating Energy from Sunlight

    13 Jun 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): A. Paul Alivisatos

    Professor Paul Alivisatos introduces the Helios Project for the 2007 'Science at the Theater' series at Berkeley Repertory Theater in Berkeley, California. He discusses how Helios Project...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/2800

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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