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Nano Solutions to Our Impending Energy Crisis
17 Nov 2012 | | 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 from solar and thermoelectric materials, devices and systems will be given and the scale of the...
Nanocrystalline Solar Cells Lab
04 Jan 2017 | | Contributor(s):: SHINE Project, SHINE Project
This lab consists of activities designed to teach students about solar cells. The entire bundle can be downloaded by clicking on the download link in the upper right or compontents can be individually downloaded by visiting the Supporting Docs tab. Learning Objectives: To gain a basic...
NanoDays - Artificial Photosynthesis with Biomimetic Nanomaterials: Self-Repairing Solar Cells
05 May 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Jong Hyun Choi
nanoHUB PhotoVoltaics Reference Zone
27 Jan 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Alexander S McLeod, Jeffrey B. Neaton, Jeffrey C Grossman
Need information on the science of photovoltaics and solar cell technology? Find it here!The nanoHUB PhotoVoltaics Reference Zone is the right destination for finding general information about photovoltaic solar cell science and technology, as well as for viewing news articles and getting access...
Nanoscience at Work: Creating Energy from Sunlight
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13 Jun 2007 | | Contributor(s):: A. Paul Alivisatos
Professor Paul Alivisatos introduces the Helios Project for the 2007 'Science at the Theater' series at Berkeley Repertory Theater in Berkeley, California. He discusses how Helios Project researchers use nanotechnology in the efficient capture of sunlight, and its conversion to electricity to...
Nanotechnology and the NAE Grand Challenge Make Solar Energy Economical
20 Jun 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Edward Davis, Virginia A. Davis
This group of materials is designed to provide a framework to teach students in an introductory engineering course basic nanotechnology concepts. The materials use the NAE grand challenge “Make Solar Energy Economical” to underpin the need and potential for nanotechnology to address...
NEGF theory of quantum photovoltaic devices
21 Sep 2011 | | 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 dimensional absorbers such as quantum wells, wires and dots in the implementation of these concepts....
Opportunities of Lasers for Scalable Manufacturing of Solar Energy Devices
21 Aug 2012 | | 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 technologies that offer scalable and high speed solar device production to replace costly conventional...
Optimize Solar Cells
10 Feb 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska
In this presentation different avenues used to enhance the performance of solar cells are explained.
Optimum Morphology and Performance Gains of Organic Solar Cells
20 Aug 2011 | | 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 improvement for exciton harvesting, but carrier recombination at the distributed interfaces and variability...
OPV: Conjugated Polymer Design and Chemistry for Organic Photovoltaics
21 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Claire H Woo
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.
OPV: First Principles Studies of the Electronic Structure of Organic Solids and Interfaces
20 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Sahar Sharifzadeh
OPV: Large Scale Ab Initio Simulation for Charge Transport in Disordered Organic Systems
21 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Lin-Wang Wang
OPV: Morphology and Interfaces in Organic Photovoltaics
21 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Michael Chabinyc
OPV: Synthesis and Nanostructure Control of All-conjugated Diblock Copolymers for the Application of Organic Electronic Devices
21 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.
OPV: Time Domain Ab Initio Studies of Organic-Inorganic Composites for Solar Cells
21 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Oleg Prezhdo
OPV: Untangling the Essence of Bulk Heterostructure Organic Solar Cells: Why the Complex Need not be Complicated
21 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Muhammad Alam
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.