IWCN 2021: Multiscale Modeling and Simulation of Advanced Photovoltaic Devices
14 Jul 2021 | | Contributor(s):: Yongjie Zou, Reza Vatan Meidanshahi, Raghuraj Hathwar, Stephen M. Goodnick
The introduction of new materials, device concepts and nanotechnology-based solutions to achieve high efficiency and low cost in photovoltaic (PV) devices requires modeling and simulation well beyond the current state of the art. New materials and heterojunction interfaces require atomistic...
Symposium on Nanomaterials for Energy: Atomic Force Microscopy for Energy Applications - A Review
05 Feb 2021 | | Contributor(s):: Arvind Raman
Atomic Force Microscopy is unique in its ability to measure sub -nanonewton forces arising from a variety physical phenomena between a sharp tip and a sample. In this talk we review the most recent applications of atomic force microscopy to explore and characterize quantitatively the properties...
Advancing Photonic Device Design and Quantum Measurements with Machine Learning
18 Dec 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Alexandra Boltasseva
In this talk, photonic design approaches and emerging material platforms will be discussed showcasting machine-learning-assisted topology optimization for thermophotovoltaic metasurface designs and machine-learning-enabled quantum optical measurements.
E3S Theme III: Nanophotonics eBook
01 Sep 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Center for Energy Efficient Electronics Science (editor), Nicholas Andrade, Seth Fortuna, Kevin Han, Sean Hooten, Jeehwan Kim, Yunjo Kim, Ming C. Wu
This eBook was written by faculty, postdoctoral researchers, students, and staff of the Center for Energy Efficient Electronics Science (E3S), a Science and Technology Center funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (Award 0939514). The Center is a consortium of five world-class academic...
Celdas Solares con Tintes Fotosensibles (Dye-Sensetized Solar Cells)
16 Jun 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Nano-Link Center for Nanotechnology Education, Frank Fernandes, Rodfal Alberto Rodriguez (editor), María Teresa Rivera (editor)
Este módulo trabaja con la fabricación de una celda solar con tinte fotosensible (“DSC”, por sus siglas en inglés). Una “DSC” es, esencialmente, una celda foto-electroquímica; significa que una reacción química foto-inducida...
Dr. Ali Imran
Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
06 Feb 2020 | | Contributor(s):: Nano-Link Center for Nanotechnology Education, Frank Fernandes, University of Wisconsin MRSEC
In this module, you will construct a dye-sensitized solar cell (DSC). This device is essentially a photo-electrochemical cell, which means that a photo-induced chemical reaction causes electrons to travel from one material to another. DSC’s consist of a nanostructured semiconductor film...
John R. Reynolds
3 min. Research Talk: The Agrivoltaic Simulation tool
23 Oct 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Hans Torsina
The Agrivoltaic Simulation tool will calculate based on the solar panel parameters, geometries, patterns, and tracking system to provide outputs of contour shadowmaps, solar and electrical power output plots, along with input-output tables.
23 Sep 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Hans Torsina, Allison Perna, Peter Bermel
With the continually increasing food and energy demands which require sustainability, novel solutions in which agrivoltaic (agrophotovoltaic) is a part of are pushed to solve local land shortages and increase land productivity. Compared to...
Kerry Jeffry Wrighton Araneda
10 Aug 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Allison Perna, Hans Torsina, Peter Bermel, Elizabeth Grubbs, Myeon Williams
Simulates agrivoltaic systems based on photovoltaic system geometries to form shadow maps, power, and irradiance data
Energy Assurance with Renewable Generation
13 Mar 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Joydeep Mitra
This talk will discuss the most significant factors affecting energy assurance in the presence of renewable generation. It will investigate the use of energy storage to mitigate some of the challenges. It will discuss reliability metrics and targets, and a method for quantifying the notion of...
Organic Photonics and Electronics: The Endless Frontier
21 Feb 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Bernard Kippelen
In this talk, we will discuss how printable organic conjugated semiconducting molecules and polymers are creating new disruptive technologies that are impacting all industries. We will present recent advances in various solid-state device platforms including, organic light-emitting diodes...
The Development and Use of Dopants to Modulate the Electrical Properties of Conjugated Polymers
05 Feb 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Seth R. Marder
In this talk we will report on recent developments pertaining to surface modifiers and both n‐ and p‐dopants that could impact the charge injection/collection processes in organic light emitting diodes, organic field effect transistors, and organic photovoltaic and hybrid organic/inorganic...
3 min Research Talk: Predicting and Optimizing Solar Cell Performance with Material/Surface Characteristics
31 Jan 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Yiheng Zhu
Photovoltaic simulation tools can be utilized to predict device performance before fabrication and experimentation, streamline research processes, and interpret experimental results. Therefore, we developed ContourPV, which simulates various combinations of values of different device...
Miguel Angel Sevillano Bendezú