Education group: Energy Conversion and Storage.
Thermoelectric Energy Conversion: Science and Engineering Challenges and Opportunities
13 Feb 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Arunava Majumdar
This talk will provide a viewpoint of these new scientific opportunities and challenges in the context of practical performance and cost metrics. It will also offer new approaches to manipulate entropy change in liquid media for the purpose of energy conversion.
Introduction to Thermoelectricity
17 Oct 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Mark Lundstrom, Ali Shakouri
A short course designed to introduce semiconductor scientists and engineers to thermoelectric science and technology. The first module (by Lundstrom) is on the theory of thermoelectricity with the goal of understanding the thermoelectric transport coefficients. The second module (by Shakouri)...
ME 697R: Computation Methods for Nanoscale Energy Transport
21 Aug 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Xiulin Ruan
Fall 2019 This Course is in productionThis course provides a detailed presentation of the computational methods used to treat energy transport and conversion in the atomic and nanoscales. The methods include lattice dynamics, molecular dynamics, first principles calculations, Boltzmann transport...
The Quest for Safer Rechargeable Batteries
19 Dec 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Vilas Pol
The ViPER (Vilas Pol Energy Research) laboratory focuses on the development of high-capacity electrode materials, their engineering for longer cycle life and improved safety.
Hydrogen Storage: Status, Perspectives, and Industrial Applications
05 Dec 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Timothee Pourpoint
Charge Transport in Perovskite Solar Cells Visualized using Ultrafast Microscopy
27 Nov 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Jordan Snaider
Overcoming the Shockley-Queisser limit for solar cell efficiency is possible if hot carriers can be harvested before they reach thermal equilibrium with the surrounding lattice. To efficiently extract hot carriers, they need to migrate sufficiently long distances for collection at the...
Metal Combustion for Energy, and Energetic Material Applications
27 Nov 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Steven F. Son
An Introduction to Rechargeable Batteries
27 Nov 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Vilas Pol
Radiative Cooling Experiment
19 May 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Yu-wen Lin, Evan L Schlenker, Zhou Zhiguang, Peter Bermel
Simulate a passive radiative cooling solution implementation in an experimental setup.
Power for Pulse Power Applications
08 Nov 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Robert P. Hamlen
The focus of this talk will be to provide information of electrochemical systems capable of providing pulse power for a variety of applications, from electric buses to pulse power weapons. There will be a review of the various primary and rechargeable batteries, as well as a discussion of...
dualfoil.py Demonstration Video: User-Friendly Electrochemical Simulations for Porous Electrodes
09 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: R. Edwin García
Companion demonstration video for the tool dualfoil.py.
dualfoil.py Tutorial: User-Friendly Electrochemical Simulations for Porous Electrodes
Tutorial lecture for the tool dualfoil.py.
Dualfoil.py: Porous Electrochemistry for Rechargeable Batteries
22 Aug 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Lucas Darby Robinson, R. Edwin García
Open Source Friendly Graphical User Interface for the classic dualfoil (Newman) model
Thermophotonic Selective Emitter Simulation
14 Jul 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Anubha Mathur, Enas Sakr, Peter Bermel, Namrata Vivek Raghavan
Simulate Thermophotovoltaics With Rare Earth-Based Selective Emitters
MSE 597H: Introduction to the Materials Science of Rechargeable Batteries
06 Sep 2013 | | Contributor(s):: R. Edwin Garcia
19 Aug 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Xin Tze (Joyce) Tee, Haejun Chung, Peter Bermel
Finite-difference Time-Domain Simulations for photovoltaic cells
ECE 595E Numerical Simulations for Energy Applications
17 Jan 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Peter Bermel
22 Feb 2012 |
PC1D solves the fully coupled nonlinear equations for one-dimensional transport of electrons and holes in crystalline semiconductor devices, with emphasis on photovoltaic devices.
MSE 597GM: Introduction to Rechargeable Batteries
21 Aug 2012 | | Contributor(s):: R. Edwin García
Electrochemical materials and its application to energy storage and conversion devices, such as batteries and fuel cells are a rapidly growing field, particularly for portable technologies and electric and hybrid vehicles. This course will deliver an introduction to the modeling and simulation...
09 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Mario Renteria, Elliott Ivan Gurrola, Birkir Snær Sigfússon, Suhas Venkat Baddela, Sourabh Dongaonkar, Xingshu Sun, Muhammad Alam
Two dimensional spice simulation of thin film solar panels, including shunt induced variability, and partial shadow effects.