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 ORCID:, 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 ORCID:, 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 ORCID:, Wang, Shengda, Yuksel, Fatma, 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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