Photovoltaic applications of Cu(Sb,Bi)SM (M = Ag, Pb, Pt)

Tablero Crespo, César (2017). Photovoltaic applications of Cu(Sb,Bi)SM (M = Ag, Pb, Pt). "Optical Materials", v. 66 ; pp. 453-459. ISSN 0925-3467. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.optmat.2017.03.003.

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Title: Photovoltaic applications of Cu(Sb,Bi)SM (M = Ag, Pb, Pt)
Author/s:
  • Tablero Crespo, César
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: Optical Materials
Date: March 2017
ISSN: 0925-3467
Volume: 66
Subjects:
Freetext Keywords: Optical properties, Semiconductors; Efficiency
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Telecomunicación (UPM)
Department: Electrónica Física
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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Abstract

Ternary Cu-(Sb,Bi)-S compounds are great absorbents of the solar radiation with a variety of applications including optoelectronic and photovoltaic applications. The analyses of several quaternary semiconductors derived from Cu-(Sb,Bi)-S materials is carried out using first-principles density-functional theory with orbital-dependent one-electron potentials. These analyses focus on the optoelectronic properties and the potential for solar cells. The optical properties are obtained from first-principles calculations, and split into inter- and intra-shell-species contributions in order to quantify the optical transitions responsible for the absorption. The absorption coefficients are then used as criteria to evaluate the efficiencies of these materials under several sunlight concentrations. The results indicate high energy photovoltaic conversion efficiency because of the large intra shell s-p absorption of the S and Sb or Bi atomic species.

Funding Projects

TypeCodeAcronymLeaderTitle
Government of SpainTEC2015-64189-C3-1-RINVENTA-PVUnspecifiedUnspecified
Madrid Regional GovernmentS2013/MAE-2780MADRID-PVMartí Vega, AntonioMateriales, dispositivos y tecnología para el desarrollo de la Industria fotovoltaica

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Item ID: 50073
DC Identifier: http://oa.upm.es/50073/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:50073
DOI: 10.1016/j.optmat.2017.03.003
Official URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925346717301453
Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 21 Apr 2018 09:37
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2019 10:26
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