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.

Unconventional Liquid Crystals and Their Applications Book

Unconventional Liquid Crystals and Their Applications


  • Author : Wei Lee
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2021-07-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 581
  • ISBN 10 : 9783110584370

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Unconventional Liquid Crystals and Their Applications Excerpt :

The work focuses on recent developments of the rapidly evolving field of Non-conventional Liquid Crystals. After a concise introduction it discusses the most promising research such as biosensing, elastomers, polymer films , photoresponsive properties and energy harvesting. Besides future applications it discusses as well potential frontiers in LC science and technology.

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.

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.

Thin Film Solar Cells Book

Thin Film Solar Cells


  • Author : Jef Poortmans
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2006-10-16
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 502
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470091265

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Thin Film Solar Cells Excerpt :

Thin-film solar cells are either emerging or about to emerge from the research laboratory to become commercially available devices finding practical various applications. Currently no textbook outlining the basic theoretical background, methods of fabrication and applications currently exist. Thus, this book aims to present for the first time an in-depth overview of this topic covering a broad range of thin-film solar cell technologies including both organic and inorganic materials, presented in a systematic fashion, by the scientific leaders in the respective domains. It covers a broad range of related topics, from physical principles to design, fabrication, characterization, and applications of novel photovoltaic devices.

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

Polymer Electrolytes Book

Polymer Electrolytes


  • Author : Tan Winie
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-01-07
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527342006

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Polymer Electrolytes Excerpt :

A comprehensive overview of the main characterization techniques of polymer electrolytes and their applications in electrochemical devices Polymer Electrolytes is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the characterization and applications of polymer electrolytes. The authors ? noted experts on the topic ? discuss the various characterization methods, including impedance spectroscopy and thermal characterization. The authors also provide information on the myriad applications of polymer electrolytes in electrochemical devices, lithium ion batteries, supercapacitors, solar cells and electrochromic windows. Over the past three decades, researchers have been developing new polymer electrolytes and assessed their application potential in electrochemical and electrical power generation, storage, and conversion systems. As a result, many new polymer electrolytes have been found, characterized, and applied in electrochemical and electrical devices. This important book: -Reviews polymer electrolytes, a key component in electrochemical power sources, and thus benefits scientists in both academia and industry -Provides an interdisciplinary resource spanning electrochemistry, physical chemistry, and energy applications -Contains detailed and comprehensive information on characterization and applications of polymer electrolytes Written for materials scientists, physical chemists, solid state chemists, electrochemists, and chemists in industry professions, Polymer Electrolytes is an essential resource that explores the key characterization techniques of polymer electrolytes and reveals how they are applied in electrochemical devices.

Ultrathin Oxide Layers for Solar and Electrocatalytic Systems Book

Ultrathin Oxide Layers for Solar and Electrocatalytic Systems


  • Author : Heinz Frei
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2022-01-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 364
  • ISBN 10 : 9781839163715

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Ultrathin Oxide Layers for Solar and Electrocatalytic Systems Excerpt :

Ultrathin metal oxide layers have emerged in recent years as a powerful approach for substantially enhancing the performance of photo, electro, or thermal catalytic systems for energy, in some cases even enabling the use of highly attractive materials previously found unsuitable. This development is due to the confluence of new synthetic preparation methods for ultrathin oxide layers and a more advanced understanding of interfacial phenomena on the nano and atomic scale. This book brings together the fundamentals and applications of ultrathin oxide layers while highlighting connections and future opportunities with the intent of accelerating the use of these materials and techniques for new and emerging applications of catalysis for energy. It comprehensively covers the state-of-the-art synthetic methods of ultrathin oxide layers, their structural and functional characterization, and the broad range of applications in the field of catalysis for energy. Edited by leaders in the field, and with contributions from global experts, this title will be of interest to graduate students and researchers across materials science and chemistry who are interested in ultrathin oxide layers and their applications in solar energy conversion, renewable energy, photocatalysis, electrocatalysis and protective coatings.

Materials for Solar Cell Technologies II Book

Materials for Solar Cell Technologies II


  • Author : Inamuddin
  • Publisher : Materials Research Forum LLC
  • Release Date : 2021-06-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN 10 : 9781644901410

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Materials for Solar Cell Technologies II Excerpt :

The book presents current R&D and new trends in the field of solar cell technologies. Topics covered include fabrication methods, various types of cell design, versatile applications of solar cells, PEDOT:PSS thermoelectric materials, transparent conducting electrodes, simulation models for solar photovoltaic materials, and hybrid materials for solar cells. Keywords: Optoelectronic Devices, PEDOT:PSS Materials, Nanomaterials, Transparent Electrodes, Hybrid Solar Cell Materials, Simulation Models, Solar Cell Design, Solar Cell Applications.

Energy Research Abstracts Book

Energy Research Abstracts


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1978-03
  • Genre: Power resources
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015047652899

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Carbon Dioxide Electrochemistry Book

Carbon Dioxide Electrochemistry


  • Author : Marc Robert
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2020-10-14
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 443
  • ISBN 10 : 9781788019408

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Carbon Dioxide Electrochemistry Excerpt :

Conversion of light and electricity to chemicals is an important component of a sustainable energy system. The exponential growth in renewable energy generation implies that there will be strong market pull for chemical energy storage technology in the near future, and here carbon dioxide utilization must play a central role. The electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide is key in achieving these goals. Carbon Dioxide Electrochemistry showcases different advances in the field, and bridges the two worlds of homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis that are often perceived as in competition in research. Chapters cover homogeneous and heterogeneous electrochemical reduction of CO2, nanostructures for CO2 reduction, hybrid systems for CO2 conversion, electrochemical reactors, theoretical approaches to catalytic reduction of CO2, and photoelectrodes for electrochemical conversion. With internationally well-known editors and authors, this book will appeal to graduate students and researchers in energy, catalysis, chemical engineering and chemistry who work on carbon dioxide.

Carbon Capture and Storage Book

Carbon Capture and Storage


  • Author : Mai Bui
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2019-12-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 576
  • ISBN 10 : 9781839160523

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Carbon Capture and Storage Excerpt :

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) and "negative emissions" technologies will play an essential role in mitigating the impact of global warming and meeting the temperature targets set by the IPCC and by COP21. Identifying the role and value of CCS relative to other mitigation technologies is of vital importance. This book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of the major sources of carbon dioxide emission, capture and storage, as well as negative emissions technologies, and provides insight into the role and value of CCS in the industrial and power sectors. The issues associated with commercial deployment of CCS are discussed, providing potential approaches to overcome these hurdles through a combination of political, economic and R&D strategies. Carbon Capture and Storage provides the latest global perspective on the role and value of CCS in delivering temperature targets and reducing the impact of global warming. With contributions from internationally recognised leaders, this book will appeal to graduate students and researchers in academia and industry, working in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, and energy policy.

Electrochemical Methods for Hydrogen Production Book
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Electrochemical Methods for Hydrogen Production


  • Author : Keith Scott
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2019-11-25
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 403
  • ISBN 10 : 9781788013789

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Electrochemical Methods for Hydrogen Production Excerpt :

Increased hydrogen supplies using cleaner methods are seen as essential for potential hydrogen based power systems for transportation and renewable energy conversion into fuel. This book provides a comprehensive picture of the various routes to use electricity to produce hydrogen using electrochemical science and technology. Edited by an expert in the field, this title will be of interest to graduate students and researchers in academia and industry working in energy, electrochemistry, physical chemistry and chemical engineering.

Integrated Solar Fuel Generators Book

Integrated Solar Fuel Generators


  • Author : Ian D. Sharp
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2018-09-10
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782625551

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Integrated Solar Fuel Generators Excerpt :

This book describes the critical areas of research and development towards viable integrated solar fuels systems, the current state of the art of these efforts and outlines future research needs.

Advances in Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting Book

Advances in Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting


  • Author : David S. Tilley
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2018-02-20
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782629252

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Advances in Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting Excerpt :

Tremendous research is taking place to make photoelectrochemical (PEC) water splitting technology a reality. Development of high performance PEC systems requires an understanding of the theory to design novel materials with attractive band gaps and stability. Focusing on theory and systems analysis, Advances in Photoelectrochemical Water Splittingprovides an up-to-date review of this exciting research landscape. The book starts by addressing the challenges of water splitting followed by chapters on the theoretical design of PEC materials and their computational screening. The book then explores advances in identifying reaction intermediates in PEC materials as well as developments in solution processed photoelectrodes, photocatalyst sheets, and bipolar membranes. The last part of the book focuses on systems analysis, which lays out a roadmap of where researchers hope the fundamental research will lead us. Edited by world experts in the field of solar fuels, the book provides a comprehensive overview of photoelectrochemical water splitting, from theoretical aspects to systems analysis, for the energy research community.