Perovskite Photovoltaics Book

Perovskite Photovoltaics


  • Author : Aparna Thankappan
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-29
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 518
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128129166

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Perovskite Photovoltaics Excerpt :

Perovskite Photovoltaics: Basic to Advanced Concepts and Implementation examines the emergence of perovskite photovoltaics, associated challenges and opportunities, and how to achieve broader development. Consolidating developments in perovskite photovoltaics, including recent progress solar cells, this text also highlights advances and the research necessary for sustaining energy. Addressing different photovoltaics fields with tailored content for what makes perovskite solar cells suitable, and including commercialization examples of large-scale perovskite solar technology. The book also contains a detailed analysis of the implementation and economic viability of perovskite solar cells, highlighting what photovoltaic devices need to be generated by low cost, non-toxic, earth abundant materials using environmentally scalable processes. This book is a valuable resource engineers, scientists and researchers, and all those who wish to broaden their knowledge on flexible perovskite solar cells. Includes contributions by leading solar cell academics, industrialists, researchers and institutions across the globe Addresses different photovoltaics fields with tailored content for what makes perovskite solar cells different Provides commercialization examples of large-scale perovskite solar technology, giving users detailed analysis on the implementation, technical challenges and economic viability of perovskite solar cells

Organic Inorganic Halide Perovskite Photovoltaics Book

Organic Inorganic Halide Perovskite Photovoltaics


  • Author : Nam-Gyu Park
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-07-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 366
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319351148

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Organic Inorganic Halide Perovskite Photovoltaics Excerpt :

This book covers fundamentals of organometal perovskite materials and their photovoltaics, including materials preparation and device fabrications. Special emphasis is given to halide perovskites. The opto-electronic properties of perovskite materials and recent progress in perovskite solar cells are described. In addition, comments on the issues to current and future challenges are mentioned.

Perovskite Solar Cells Book

Perovskite Solar Cells


  • Author : Kunwu Fu
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-03-19
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429891687

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Perovskite Solar Cells Excerpt :

The increasing use of metal halide perovskites as light harvesters has stunned the photovoltaic community. The book, Perovskite Solar Cells: Technology and Practices, covers the basics and provides up-to-date research in the field of perovskite photovoltaics—a fast trending branch of the thin film photovoltaic generation. This comprehensive handbook provides a broad and overall picture of perovskite solar cells (PSCs), starting with the history of development and revolution of PSCs. The authors then delve into electron-transporting materials, hole-transporting materials, and lead-free alternatives. An important chapter on tandem solar cells is also included. The chapters discuss how different layers in PSCs are fabricated and function and how their roles are as important as the perovskite layer itself. It explores what has been done and what can probably be done to further improve the performance of this device.

Perovskite Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics Book

Perovskite Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics


  • Author : Tsutomu Miyasaka
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-12-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527347483

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Perovskite Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics Excerpt :

Discover a one-of-a-kind treatment of perovskite photovoltaics In less than a decade, the photovoltaics of organic-inorganic halide perovskite materials have surpassed the efficiency of semiconductor compounds like CdTe and CIGS in solar cells. In Perovskite Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics: From Fundamentals to Advanced Applications, distinguished engineer Dr. Tsutomu Miyasaka delivers a comprehensive exploration of foundational and advanced topics regarding halide perovskites. It summarizes the latest information and discussion in the field, from fundamental theory and materials to critical device applications. With contributions by top scientists working in the perovskite community, the accomplished editor has compiled a resource of central importance for researchers working on perovskite related materials and devices. This edited volume includes coverage of new materials and their commercial and market potential in areas like perovskite solar cells and perovskite LEDs. It also includes: A thorough introduction to halide perovskite materials, their synthesis, and dimension control Comprehensive explorations of the photovoltaics of halide perovskites and their historical background Practical discussions of solid-state and transfer mechanisms in halide perovskite semiconductors In-depth examinations of multi-cation anion-based high efficiency perovskite solar cells Perfect for materials scientists, surface physicists, surface chemists, and solid-state physicists, Perovskite Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics: From Fundamentals to Advanced Applications is also an indispensable resource for solid state chemists and electrical engineers.

Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells Book

Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells


  • Author : Hiroyuki Fujiwara
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-10-18
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 712
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527347292

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Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells Excerpt :

Unparalleled coverage of the most vibrant research field in photovoltaics! Hybrid perovskites, revolutionary game-changing semiconductor materials, have every favorable optoelectronic characteristic necessary for realizing high efficiency solar cells. The remarkable features of hybrid perovskite photovoltaics, such as superior material properties, easy material fabrication by solution-based processing, large-area device fabrication by an inkjet technology, and simple solar cell structures, have brought enormous attentions, leading to a rapid development of the solar cell technology at a pace never before seen in solar cell history. Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells: Characteristics and Operation covers extensive topics of hybrid perovskite solar cells, providing easy-to-read descriptions for the fundamental characteristics of unique hybrid perovskite materials (Part I) as well as the principles and applications of hybrid perovskite solar cells (Part II). Both basic and advanced concepts of hybrid perovskite devices are treated thoroughly in this book; in particular, explanatory descriptions for general physical and chemical aspects of hybrid perovskite photovoltaics are included to provide fundamental understanding. This comprehensive book is highly suitable for graduate school students and researchers who are not familiar with hybrid perovskite materials and devices, allowing the accumulation of the accurate knowledge from the basic to the advanced levels.

Halide Perovskites Book

Halide Perovskites


  • Author : Tze-Chien Sum
  • Publisher : Wiley-VCH
  • Release Date : 2019-02-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527341115

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Halide Perovskites Excerpt :

Real insight from leading experts in the field into the causes of the unique photovoltaic performance of perovskite solar cells, describing the fundamentals of perovskite materials and device architectures. The authors cover materials research and development, device fabrication and engineering methodologies, as well as current knowledge extending beyond perovskite photovoltaics, such as the novel spin physics and multiferroic properties of this family of materials. Aimed at a better and clearer understanding of the latest developments in the hybrid perovskite field, this is a must-have for material scientists, chemists, physicists and engineers entering or already working in this booming field.

Perovskite Solar Cells Book

Perovskite Solar Cells


  • Author : Shahzada Ahmad
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-12-13
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527347155

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Perovskite Solar Cells Excerpt :

The book provides a complete overview of the state-of-the-art in perovskite solar cell research from materials to devices, also addressing the critical issue of solar cell stability. With contributions from leading researchers in the field, the book covers novel materials such as lead-free and 2D and 3D materials, advanced modeling and simulation approaches, new fabrication processes such as slot-die coating and vacuum sublimation as well as detailed insights into the device physics of perovskite solar cells, including innovative approaches to increase the light conversion efficiency.

Perovskite Solar Cells Book

Perovskite Solar Cells


  • Author : Murali Banavoth
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Genre: Perovskite solar cells
  • Pages : 350
  • ISBN 10 : 1536158585

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Perovskite Solar Cells Excerpt :

Hybrid organic and inorganic perovskites (HOIP) have shown remarkable progress since the first realisation of efficient PSCs with a PCE of 3.9% in 2009; the record PCE reached 23.3% in 2018. The next step will undoubtedly be developing scale-up techniques for transitioning small-area devices to large-area modules. Most books outline only the basic theoretical background, fabrication methods and/or applications. To bridge the gap between academia and industry, a profound understanding of the recent advancements in the HOIPs field is necessary. Experts' insights in this book present an in-depth overview of information regarding the materials synthesis methodologies, effects of dopants, optimised optoelectronic properties, suitable deposition methods, engineering and improving the stability of various device architectures using printing methods for flexible large-area PSC modules, including the module concept, discuss various challenges and issues that can open the door for the researchers towards commercialisation of durable perovskite solar cells. Moreover, this book also covers the developments on the zero-, two-, and three-dimensional non-toxic perovskite/non-perovskite materials, the radiation degradation of solar cells, the synergetics of cooperative phenomena in tandem systems and provide some recommendations to overcome the challenges for improving the photoconversion efficiency.

Unconventional Thin Film Photovoltaics Book

Unconventional Thin Film Photovoltaics


  • Author : Enrico Da Como
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2016-08-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 486
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782624066

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Unconventional Thin Film Photovoltaics Excerpt :

Covering both organic materials, where recent advances in the understanding of device physics is driving progress, and the newly emerging field of mixed halide perovskites, which are challenging the efficiencies of conventional thin film PV cells, this book provides a balanced overview of the experimental and theoretical aspects of these two classes of solar cell. The book explores both the experimental and theoretical aspects of these solar cell classes. Emphasis is placed on understanding the fundamental physics of the devices. The book also discusses modelling over many length scales, from nano to macro. The first book to cover perovskites, this is an important reference for industrialists and researchers working in energy technologies and materials.

The Physics of Solar Cells Book

The Physics of Solar Cells


  • Author : Juan Bisquert
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-11-15
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 226
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351395571

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The Physics of Solar Cells Excerpt :

The book provides an explanation of the operation of photovoltaic devices from a broad perspective that embraces a variety of materials concepts, from nanostructured and highly disordered organic materials, to highly efficient devices such as the lead halide perovskite solar cells. The book establishes from the beginning a simple but very rich model of a solar cell, in order to develop and understand step by step the photovoltaic operation according to fundamental physical properties and constraints. It emphasizes the aspects pertaining to the functioning of a solar cell and the determination of limiting efficiencies of energy conversion. The final chapters of the book establish a more refined and realistic treatment of the many factors that determine the actual performance of experimental devices: transport gradients, interfacial recombination, optical losses and so forth. The book finishes with a short review of additional important aspects of solar energy conversion, such as the photonic aspects of spectral modification, and the direct conversion of solar photons to chemical fuel via electrochemical reactions.

Characterization Techniques for Perovskite Solar Cell Materials Book

Characterization Techniques for Perovskite Solar Cell Materials


  • Author : Meysam Pazoki
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-11-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128147283

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Characterization Techniques for Perovskite Solar Cell Materials Excerpt :

Characterization Techniques for Perovskite Solar Cell Materials: Characterization of Recently Emerged Perovskite Solar Cell Materials to Provide an Understanding of the Fundamental Physics on the Nano Scale and Optimize the Operation of the Device Towards Stable and Low-Cost Photovoltaic Technology explores the characterization of nanocrystals of the perovskite film, related interfaces, and the overall impacts of these properties on device efficiency. Included is a collection of both main and research techniques for perovskite solar cells. For the first time, readers will have a complete reference of different characterization techniques, all housed in a work written by highly experienced experts. Explores various characterization techniques for perovskite solar cells and discusses both their strengths and weaknesses Discusses material synthesis and device fabrication of perovskite solar cells Includes a comparison throughout the work on how to distinguish one perovskite solar cell from another

Multifunctional Organic Inorganic Halide Perovskite Book

Multifunctional Organic Inorganic Halide Perovskite


  • Author : Nam-Gyu Park
  • Publisher : Jenny Stanford Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-02-28
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 228
  • ISBN 10 : 981480052X

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Multifunctional Organic Inorganic Halide Perovskite Excerpt :

This book details the recent progress in halide perovskite photovoltaics, LEDs, and resistive memory, as well as the fundamentals of organic-inorganic halide perovskite.

Perovskite Based Solar Cells Book

Perovskite Based Solar Cells


  • Author : Saida Laalioui
  • Publisher : de Gruyter
  • Release Date : 2022-02-21
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 93
  • ISBN 10 : 3110760606

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Perovskite Based Solar Cells Excerpt :

This book discusses perovskite solar cells, from composition, to the whole device. The materials, structures, fabrication methods, and the recent progress are presented. It also explores ways to achieve more efficient devices while overcoming challe

Nanostructured Solar Cells Book

Nanostructured Solar Cells


  • Author : Narottam Das
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2017-02-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN 10 : 9789535129356

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Nanostructured Solar Cells Excerpt :

Nanostructured solar cells are very important in renewable energy sector as well as in environmental aspects, because it is environment friendly. The nano-grating structures (such as triangular or conical shaped) have a gradual change in refractive index which acts as a multilayer antireflective coating that is leading to reduced light reflection losses over broadband ranges of wavelength and angle of incidence. There are different types of losses in solar cells that always reduce the conversion efficiency, but the light reflection loss is the most important factor that decreases the conversion efficiency of solar cells significantly. The antireflective coating is an optical coating which is applied to the surface of lenses or any optical devices to reduce the light reflection losses. This coating assists for the light trapping capturing capacity or improves the efficiency of optical devices, such as lenses or solar cells. Hence, the multilayer antireflective coatings can reduce the light reflection losses and increases the conversion efficiency of nanostructured solar cells.

Advanced Concepts in Photovoltaics Book

Advanced Concepts in Photovoltaics


  • Author : Arthur J. Nozik
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2014-07-10
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN 10 : 9781849739955

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Advanced Concepts in Photovoltaics Excerpt :

Photovoltaic systems enable the sun’s energy to be converted directly into electricity using semiconductor solar cells. The ultimate goal of photovoltaic research and development is to reduce the cost of solar power to reach or even become lower than the cost of electricity generated from fossil and nuclear fuels. The power conversion efficiency and the cost per unit area of the phototvoltaic system are critical factors that determine the cost of photovoltaic electricity. Until recently, the power conversion efficiency of single-junction photovoltaic cells has been limited to approximately 33% - the so-called Shockley-Queisser limit. This book presents the latest developments in photovoltaics which seek to either reach or surpass the Shockley-Queisser limit, and to lower the cell cost per unit area. Progress toward this ultimate goal is presented for the three generations of photovoltaic cells: the 1st generation based on crystalline silicon semiconductors; the 2nd generation based on thin film silicon, compound semiconductors, amorphous silicon, and various mesoscopic structures; and the 3rd generation based on the unique properties of nanoscale materials, new inorganic and organic photoconversion materials, highly efficient multi-junction cells with low cost solar concentration, and novel photovoltaic processes. The extent to which photovoltaic materials and processes can meet the expectations of efficient and cost effective solar energy conversion to electricity is discussed. Written by an international team of expert contributors, and with researchers in academia, national research laboratories, and industry in mind, this book is a comprehensive guide to recent progress in photovoltaics and essential for any library or laboratory in the field.