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  1. 2/3-Diode Fit

    04 Dec 2014 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Stephan Suckow

    This download provides the program "2/3-Diode Fit", which can be used to interactively simulate or fit I-V characteristics of solar cells using different 2- or 3-diode models. Diff erent...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/14300

  2. [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

  3. Exciton Dynamics Simulator

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

    Simulates the exciton dynamics in organic photovolatic devices

    http://nanohub.org/resources/exdynamics

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. PC1D

    22 Feb 2012 | Tools

    PC1D solves the fully coupled nonlinear equations for one-dimensional transport of electrons and holes in crystalline semiconductor devices, with emphasis on photovoltaic devices.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/pc1d

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 2011 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up

    20 Jul 2011 | Workshops

    click on image for larger version Alumni Discussion Group: LinkedIn

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11699

  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

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