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  1. 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.

  2. Rajkumar Sahu

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  3. rakesh ranjan

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  4. Renewable Energy Sources

    17 May 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska

    This presentation in pictures describes possibilities and utilization of alternative (green) sources of energy. Many sources contributed in the creation of this presentation.vasileska.faculty.asu.eduNSF

  5. 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...

  6. Rowtu Srinivas

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  7. Saleh Qutaishat

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  8. Samarth Jain

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  9. Semiconductor Device Education Material

    28 Jan 2008 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck

    This page has moved to "a Wiki page format"When we hear the words, semiconductor device, we may think first of the transistors in PCs or video game consoles, but transistors are the basic component in all of the electronic devices we use in our daily lives. Electronic systems are built from...

  10. SILVACO Simulation of Solar Cells

    06 Feb 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska

    This set of lecture notes describes the SILVACO simulation of Solar Cells. In particular, emphasis is placed on the module LUMINOUS.

  11. Simón Montoya Bedoya

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  12. Simulation of Organic Solar Cell with Graphene Transparent Electrode

    12 Nov 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Paolo Paletti, giacomo ulisse, Giuseppe Iannaccone, Gianluca Fiori

    IWCE 2015 presentation. We present a simulation study of the performance of organic solar cell (OSC) exploiting graphene as transparent electrode. The approach is based on a multi-scale/multi-physics simulation framework, which is able to provide relevant information regarding the design...

  13. 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...

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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...

  19. Solar Cells Numerical Solution

    01 Jun 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska

    This is an MS Thesis of Balaji Padmanabhan, a student of Prof. Vasileska. It describes numerical solution details for the 3D drift-diffusion equations as applied to modeling 1D-3D solar cells.

  20. Solar Cells Operation and Modeling

    15 Jul 2010 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck

    This set of slides decribes the basic principles of operation of various generations on solar cells with emphasis to single crystalline solar cells. Next, semiconductor equations that describe the operation of a solar cell under simplified conditions is given. Finally, modeling of single...