Multiscale in modelling and validation for solar photovoltaics

Abu Hamed, Tareq and Adamovic, Nadja and Aeberhard, Urs and Alonso Alvarez, Diego and Amin-Akhlaghi, Zoe and Maur, Matthias auf der and Beattie, Neil and Bednar, Nikola and Berland, Kristian and Birner, Stefan and Califano, Marco and Capan, Ivana and Cerne, Bostjan and Chilibon, Irinela and Connolly, James. P. and Cortes Juan, Frederic and Coutinho, Jose and David, Christin and Deppert, Knut and Donchev, Vesselin and Drev, Marija and Ehlen, Boukje and Ekins-Daukes, Nicholas and Even, Jacky and Fara, Laurentiu and Fuertes Marrón, David and Gagliardi, Alessio and Garrido, Blas and Gianneta, Violetta and Gomes, María and Guillemoles, Jean François and Guina, Mircea and Halme, Janne and Hocevar, Mateja and Jacak, Lucjan and Jacak, Witold and Jaksic, Zoran and Joseph, Lejo K. and Kassavetis, Spyridon and Kazukauskas, Vaidotas and Kleider, Jean Paul and Kluczyk, Katarzyna and Kopecek, Radovan and Krasovec, Ursa Opara and Lazzari, Jean-Louis and Lifshitz, Efrat and Loncaric, Martin and Madsen, Soren Peder and Martí Vega, Antonio and Mencaraglia, Denis and Messing, Maria E. and Armando, Felipe Murphy and Nassiopoulou, Androula G. and Neijm, Ahmed and Nemcsics, Akos and Neto, Victor and Pedesseau, Laurent and Persson, Clas and Petridis, Konstantinos and Popescu, Lacramioara and Pucker, Georg and Radovanovic, Jelena and Rimada, Julio C. and Ristova, Mimoza and Savic, Ivana and Savin, Hele and Sendova-Vassileva, Marushka and Sengul, Abdurrahman and Silva, Jose and Steiner, Ullrich and Storch, Jan and Stratakis, Emmanuel and Tao, Shuxia and Tomanek, Pavel and Tomic, Stanko and Tukiainen, Antti and Turan, Rasit and Ulloa Herrero, Jose Maria and Wang, Shengda and Yuksel, Fatma and Zadny, Jaroslav and Zarbakhsh, Javad (2018). Multiscale in modelling and validation for solar photovoltaics. "EPJ Photovoltaics", v. 9 (n. 10); pp. 1-15. ISSN 2105-0716.


Title: Multiscale in modelling and validation for solar photovoltaics
  • Abu Hamed, Tareq
  • Adamovic, Nadja
  • Aeberhard, Urs
  • Alonso Alvarez, Diego
  • Amin-Akhlaghi, Zoe
  • Maur, Matthias auf der
  • Beattie, Neil
  • Bednar, Nikola
  • Berland, Kristian
  • Birner, Stefan
  • Califano, Marco
  • Capan, Ivana
  • Cerne, Bostjan
  • Chilibon, Irinela
  • Connolly, James. P.
  • Cortes Juan, Frederic
  • Coutinho, Jose
  • David, Christin
  • Deppert, Knut
  • Donchev, Vesselin
  • Drev, Marija
  • Ehlen, Boukje
  • Ekins-Daukes, Nicholas
  • Even, Jacky
  • Fara, Laurentiu
  • Fuertes Marrón, David
  • Gagliardi, Alessio
  • Garrido, Blas
  • Gianneta, Violetta
  • Gomes, María
  • Guillemoles, Jean François
  • Guina, Mircea
  • Halme, Janne
  • Hocevar, Mateja
  • Jacak, Lucjan
  • Jacak, Witold
  • Jaksic, Zoran
  • Joseph, Lejo K.
  • Kassavetis, Spyridon
  • Kazukauskas, Vaidotas
  • Kleider, Jean Paul
  • Kluczyk, Katarzyna
  • Kopecek, Radovan
  • Krasovec, Ursa Opara
  • Lazzari, Jean-Louis
  • Lifshitz, Efrat
  • Loncaric, Martin
  • Madsen, Soren Peder
  • Martí Vega, Antonio
  • Mencaraglia, Denis
  • Messing, Maria E.
  • Armando, Felipe Murphy
  • Nassiopoulou, Androula G.
  • Neijm, Ahmed
  • Nemcsics, Akos
  • Neto, Victor
  • Pedesseau, Laurent
  • Persson, Clas
  • Petridis, Konstantinos
  • Popescu, Lacramioara
  • Pucker, Georg
  • Radovanovic, Jelena
  • Rimada, Julio C.
  • Ristova, Mimoza
  • Savic, Ivana
  • Savin, Hele
  • Sendova-Vassileva, Marushka
  • Sengul, Abdurrahman
  • Silva, Jose
  • Steiner, Ullrich
  • Storch, Jan
  • Stratakis, Emmanuel
  • Tao, Shuxia
  • Tomanek, Pavel
  • Tomic, Stanko
  • Tukiainen, Antti
  • Turan, Rasit
  • Ulloa Herrero, Jose Maria
  • Wang, Shengda
  • Yuksel, Fatma
  • Zadny, Jaroslav
  • Zarbakhsh, Javad
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: EPJ Photovoltaics
Date: 18 July 2018
ISSN: 2105-0716
Volume: 9
Freetext Keywords: multi-scale modelling, solar cells, third generation photovoltaics, semiconductors, nano structures, device simulation
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Telecomunicación (UPM)
Department: Electrónica Física
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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Photovoltaics is amongst the most important technologies for renewable energy sources, and plays a key role in the development of a society with a smaller environmental footprint. Key parameters for solar cells are their energy conversion efficiency, their operating lifetime, and the cost of the energy obtained from a photovoltaic system compared to other sources. The optimization of these aspects involves the exploitation of new materials and development of novel solar cell concepts and designs. Both theoreticalmodeling and characterization of such devices require a comprehensive view including all scales from the atomic to the macroscopic and industrial scale. The different length scales of the electronic and optical degrees of freedoms specifically lead to an intrinsic need for multiscale simulation, which is accentuated in many advanced photovoltaics concepts including nanostructured regions. Therefore, multiscale modeling has found particular interest in the photovoltaics community, as a tool to advance the field beyond its current limits. In this article, we review the field of multiscale techniques applied to photovoltaics, and we discuss opportunities and remaining challenges.

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Item ID: 54922
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DOI: 10.1051/epjpv/2018008
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Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 29 May 2019 17:25
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 17:25
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