PVLimits: PV thermodynamic limit calculator

By Mohammad Ryyan Khan1, Xin Jin1, Muhammad A. Alam1

1. Purdue University

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

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Version 1.2 - published on 26 Jan 2017

doi:10.4231/D3SX64B3F cite this

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Usage

World usage

Location of all "PVLimits: PV thermodynamic limit calculator" Users Since Its Posting

Cumulative Simulation Users

202

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Users By Organization Type
Type Users
Unidentified 165 (81.68%)
Educational - University 36 (17.82%)
Industry 1 (0.5%)
Users by Country of Residence
Country Users
us UNITED STATES 21 (63.64%)
es SPAIN 2 (6.06%)
in INDIA 2 (6.06%)
bd BANGLADESH 2 (6.06%)
ae UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 1 (3.03%)
tr TURKEY 1 (3.03%)
cn CHINA 1 (3.03%)
tn TUNISIA 1 (3.03%)
gb UNITED KINGDOM 1 (3.03%)
eg EGYPT 1 (3.03%)

Simulation Runs

1,296

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Average Total
Wall Clock Time 1.52 hours 79.92 days
CPU time 1.8 minutes 1.58 days
Interaction Time 35.93 minutes 31.42 days