Hot carrier solar cells: materials with modulated phonon energy for slowed carrier cooling

Gavin Conibeer*, Santosh Shrestha, Shujuan Huang, Robert Patterson, Pasquale Aliberti, Hongze Xia, Yu Feng, Pengfei Zhang, Neeti Gupta, Suntrana Smyth, Yuanxun Liao, Shu Lin, Pei Wang, Xi Dai, Simon Chung, Martin A. Green

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Abstract

The Hot Carrier solar cell reduces carrier thermalisation loss. It relies on slowing the rate of carrier cooling in the absorber from ps to ns. This is addressed through nanostructures and modulation of phonon dispersions. Renewable Energy and the Environment Congress

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Nanostructures and Advanced Materials for Photovoltaics 2013
Place of PublicationWashington, DC
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781557529862
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes
EventOptical Nanostructures and Advanced Materials for Photovoltaics 2013 - Tucson, United States
Duration: 3 Nov 20137 Nov 2013

Conference

ConferenceOptical Nanostructures and Advanced Materials for Photovoltaics 2013
CountryUnited States
CityTucson
Period3/11/137/11/13

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