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New directions in InP solar cell research

Irving Weinberg

New directions in InP solar cell research

by Irving Weinberg

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Published by NASA, For sale by the National Technical Information Service in [Washington, D.C.], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar cells -- Research.,
  • Epitaxy.,
  • Indium phosphides.,
  • Passivity.,
  • Solar cells.,
  • Substrates.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementI. Weinberg, C.K. Swartz, and D.J. Brinker ; prepared for the 25th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference cosponsored by the AIChE, SAE, ACS, AIAA, ASME, and IEEE, Reno, Nevada, August 12-17, 1990.
    SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 103160.
    ContributionsSwartz, Clifford K., Brinker, David J., 1952-, United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination5 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16137738M

    Location: Golden, Colorado Award Amount: $, Principal Investigator: David Ginley Project Summary: The research team for this project, which includes partners from Colorado School of Mines and Cornell University, is working to establish a new solar cell paradigm of ternary copper nitride absorbers (Cu-M-N). These absorbers are expected to. Under his guidance, an % efficiency InP nanowire array solar cell was reported in Recently, a top-down etched InP nanowire solar cell was developed with an efficiency of %. This cell allowed a comparison between a planar and a nanowire solar cell and generated important insight into the fundamentals of a solar cell.

      The solar cell has many uses and is used for example also for charging smartphones, tablets, and laptops. A solar cell is a type of photo diode. The solar cell is composed of two layers: the P-layer and N-layer. The most abundant element in the solar cell is silicon, which has four valence electrons. Scientists have developed a new hybrid solar cell that harnesses the sun’s light and heat to create more energy than ever before, thanks to the pairing of a photovoltaic cell with polymer films.

      New research could revolutionize flexible electronics, solar cells Date: Octo Source: Binghamton University Summary: Researchers have demonstrated an eco-friendly process that enables. Steven A. Ringel: Publications. Books "Large Area Wafer Growth and Processing for Electronic and Photonic Devices and the Twentieth State of the Art Program on Compound Semiconductors," ed. by D.N. Buckley, S.A. Ringel and F. Ren (The Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ, ). Book Chapters. and B. Chatterjee, "Hydrogenation of .


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New directions in InP solar cell research by Irving Weinberg Download PDF EPUB FB2

Represent new directions in InP solar cell research, are reviewed in the present paper. LOW COST APPROACHES From the viewpoint of reduced cost and in-creased strength, it would be advantageous to use silicon as a substrate in producing a heteroepitaxial InP solar cell.

However, the % and 42% mismatches in lattice constant and. Get this from a library. New directions in InP solar cell research. [Irving Weinberg; Clifford K Swartz; David J Brinker; United States.

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paper, we review the status of InP solar cell research and address their potential advantages for use in space. BACKGROUND Historically, the first InP cell, reported in was an n/p homojunction whose efficiency was approximately 2 percent (8).

This result is not surprising, considering the state of the art at that by: 3. In addition to the solar cell related activities, our group is actively engaged in developing efficient photoelectrochemical (PEC) cells that convert sun light to fuel (e.g., hydrogen).

Specifically, our group holds the highest efficiency photocathode based on a single absorber material by using nanotextured InP (M.H.

Lee, et al, Angew. Sharma et al. The working mechanism of solar cells is based on the three factors: (1) Adsorption of light in order to gene r-ate the charge careers, holes (p-type) and electrons (n- type) (2) Separation of charge careers, and (2) the collec-File Size: 1MB.

There are currently many research groups active in the field of photovoltaics in universities and research institutions around the world. This research can be categorized into three areas: making current technology solar cells cheaper and/or more efficient to effectively compete with other energy sources; developing new technologies based on new solar cell architectural designs.

Featured MIT research includes a new solar cell design that could double the efficiency of conventional solar cells, and the Cell Atlas, an initiative to catalog every cell type in the human body. MIT researchers have developed a device that enables solar cells to convert the sun’s heat into usable energy, reports Mary Beth Griggs for Popular.

/InP heterojunction solar cell with a high open-circuit voltage of mV and an excellent efficiency of %. The process flow for fabricating TiO 2 /InP solar cells is shown in Figure 1a.

Zn-doped p-type ()-oriented InP wafers with a thickness of μm and a carrier density of 2 × cm−3 are etched in HCl (6%) for 30 s to remove File Size: 2MB.

This book contains chapters in which the problems of modern photovoltaics are considered. The majority of the chapters provide an overview of the results of research and development of different types of solar cells.

Such chapters are completed by a justification for a new solar cell structure and technology. Of course, highly effective solar energy conversion is impossible Cited by:   AIST researchers have calculated the theoretical limit of the photoelectric conversion efficiency of organic solar cells, which have.

NREL will transfer to MicroLink the details of the InP solar cell layer structure and test results in order that the 2-inch results can be replicated on 6-inch GaAs substrates. NREL will perform charact erization measurements of the solar cells, including I-V and quantum efficiency measurements at AM 1-sun.

However, cost remains as the greatest barrier to further expansion of PV-generated power, and therefore cost reduction is the prime goal of the PV and solar cell investigation.

This book intends to contribute to such a purpose by covering a wide range of modern research topics in the solar cell physics and technology by: 7.

A solar cell is an electronic device which directly converts sunlight into electricity. Light shining on the solar cell produces both a current and a voltage to generate electric power.

ogy in the solar cell research and development. The main principle o f concentrated cells is to collect a large. new aque ous, r echarge able l ithium-oxygen batte ry used i n sunl ight [56].

Solar Cell Research Progress [Joseph A. Carson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A solar or photovoltaic cell converts light energy into electrical energy.

They have many applications and have long been used in situations where electrical power from the grid is unavailable. This book looks at research into their nature and applications. We highlight several studies that have fueled new directions for hybrid solar cell research, including approaches for maximizing efficiencies by controlling the morphologies of the inorganic component, and in situ molecular engineering via electrochemical polymerization of a polymer directly onto the inorganic nanowire by: 2.

Unfortunately, even the most efficient InP solar cells have only reached efficiencies up to % [9,10,11,12]. Consequently, its efficiency as a solar cell material must be improved to reach up to (or even over) the theoretical maximum conversion efficiency ~ 33% based on the Shockley–Queisser (SQ) : Gregorio García, Pablo Sánchez-Palencia, Pablo Palacios, Perla Wahnón.

An unexpected change in polymer structure opens a new avenue in the search for improved solar cell efficiency DayStar to buy technology to make solar power available at night. In the new research, Michael Grätzel and colleagues at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne unveil a water splitting Author: Chemistry World.

As part of the solar heating research at the Thermal Insulation Laboratory in Denmark, several demonstration projects with new types of building integrated solar collectors have been initiated. In two roof integrated solar collectors with a solar collector area of m 2 and m 2 respectively were built in Ballerup and Copenhagen.CiteScore: ℹ CiteScore: CiteScore measures the average citations received per document published in this title.

CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a given year (e.g. ) to documents published in three previous calendar years (e.g. – 14), divided by the number of documents in these three previous years (e.g. – 14).

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (July 6, ) -- U.S. Army researchers have developed a tiny photovoltaic solar cell for the conversion of light energy into electrical energy that it resulted in a patent.