Tags: photovoltaics

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  1. OPV: Morphology and Interfaces in Organic Photovoltaics

    31 Jan 2011 | | 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 DOE-funded Research Centers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

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

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

    This presentation was part of the "Organic Photovoltaics: Experiment andTheory" workshop at the 2010 Users' Meeting of the Molecular Foundry andthe National Center for Electron Microscopy, both DOE-funded ResearchCenters at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

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

    31 Jan 2011 | | 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 DOE-funded Research Centers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

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

    31 Jan 2011 | | 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 DOE-funded Research Centers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

  5. Organic Photovoltaics: Experiment and Theory

    31 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Biwu Ma, Eric Isaacs, Jeffrey B. Neaton

    This workshop at the 2010 Users' Meeting of the Molecular Foundry and the National Center for Electron Microscopy, both DOE-funded Research Centers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, explored the challenges, opportunities, and recent progress in organic photovoltaics. Dr. Jeffrey B....

  6. PUMP: A tool of global meteorological data for optimizing

    07 Aug 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Binglin Zhao, Xingshu Sun, Muhammad A. Alam

        We have build a PUMP can facilitate the development and optimization of solar farms globally by providing quick access to various meteorological database.     Solar energy is one of the top runners among the renewable energy. The design and...

  7. Purdue University Meteorological Tool

    17 Nov 2017 | | Contributor(s):: Binglin Zhao, Xingshu Sun, Mohammad Ryyan Khan, Muhammad Ashraful Alam

    Provide meteorological data from national databases.

  8. PV Analyzer

    28 Mar 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Sourabh Dongaonkar, Muhammad Alam

    Extract compact model parameters from solar cell data

  9. PVLimits: PV thermodynamic limit calculator

    21 Mar 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Mohammad Ryyan Khan, Xin Jin, Muhammad A. Alam

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

  10. Renewable Solar Energy: Has the Sun Finally Risen on Photovoltaics?

    23 Feb 2009 | | Contributor(s):: Mark R. Pinto

    After a review of the overall renewable energy landscape,including the central role of economics, we present here the case thatPV is on the verge of becoming a major source of electrical powerthrough a principle similar to that which underlies the 50 year progressof IC technology - the reduction...

  11. Solar Cell Fundamentals

    19 Aug 2011 | | 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 tutorials is an introduction to solar cell technology fundamentals. It begins with a broad overview of...

  12. Solar Cells Lecture 1: Introduction to Photovoltaics

    19 Aug 2011 | | 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.

  13. Solar Cells Lecture 2: Physics of Crystalline Solar Cells

    19 Aug 2011 | | 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 short-circuit and open-circuit conditions.

  14. Solar Cells Lecture 3: Modeling and Simulation of Photovoltaic Devices and Systems

    20 Jul 2011 | | 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.

  15. Solar Cells Lecture 4: What is Different about Thin-Film Solar Cells?

    29 Aug 2011 | | 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 than crystalline solar cells.

  16. Solar Cells Lecture 5: Organic Photovoltaics

    29 Aug 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad A. Alam

    Organic solar cells make use of low-cost organic polymers forphotovoltaics. Although these solar cells may appear to be quitedifferent from solar cells made with conventional, inorganicsemiconductors (e.g. they make use of exciton generation rather than electron-hole generation) this...

  17. The Potential of Nanostructured Materials to Address the Challenge of a Sustainable Energy Resource

    14 Feb 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Mildred S. Dresselhaus

    An overview is presented on the grand challenges to the science community in the next few decades in meeting global energy needs for the 21st century. Major advances in our present capabilities will be needed for energy production and storage and for its conversion from one form to another....

  18. Translational Research in Nano and Bio Mechanics

    18 Nov 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Ken P. Chong

    One of the most challenging problems is the integration and interface between wet (biological) and dry (structural) materials. Nano and bio science and engineering is one of the frontiers in transformative and translational research. The transcendent technologies include nanotechnology,...