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content material: New developments in sunlight cells / Masafumi Yamaguchi, Laurentiu Fara --
actual obstacles of photovoltaic conversion / Laurentiu Fara, Masafumi Yamaguchi --
Quantum good sunlight cells: physics, fabrics and know-how / Magdalena Lidia Ciurea, Ana-Maria Lepadatu, Ionel Stavarache --
Quantum confinement modeling and simulation for quantum good sun cells / Laurentiu Fara, Mihai Razvan Mitroi --
Analytical versions of bulk and quantum good sun cells and relevance of the radiative restrict / James P. Connolly --
Hybrid sun cells: fabrics and know-how / Corneliu Cincu, Aurel Diacon --
Polymer sunlight cells / Catalin Zaharia --
natural sun cells modeling and simulation / Mihai Razvan Mitroi, Laurentiu Fara, Andrei Galbeaza Moraru --
great excessive potency multi-junction sunlight cells and concentrator sunlight cells / Masafumi Yamaguchi --
Quantum dot sun cells / Yoshitaka Okada, Katsuhisa Yoshida, Yasushi Shoji --
Intermediate band sun cells: modeling and simulation / Pablo García-Linares ... [et al.] --
Phononic engineering for decent provider sunlight cells / Sana Laribi ... [et al.] --
The luminescent sunlight concentrator: advances, optimization, and outlook / Rahul Bose, Keith W.J. Barnham, Amanda J. Chatten --
customers and technique of improvement for complex sun cells / Laurentiu Fara, Masafumi Yamaguchi.
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As solar light is at our disposal, it represents a primary source of abundant clean energy. , 2009) makes SCs promising candidates among renewable energy sources. Almost 100% internal quantum efficiency means that every absorbed photon produces a separated electron-hole pair and that all these carriers are collected at the electrodes. The role of SCs is to convert the solar energy into electrical energy. In a semiconductor one photon absorption generates an electron-hole pair. These non-equilibrium carriers do not comply with the equilibrium statistics; therefore, they recombine after their lifetime.

From this equation, we find that the open circuit voltage and short circuit current satisfy default relations:   eU   U I s exp  cd  − 1 + cd = I L  γkBT   Rp   (19)  eR I    R  I s exp  s sc  − 1 + 1 + s  I sc = I L  γkBT    Rp    (20) Considering the diode ideal (Rs = 0, Rp = ∞, γ = 1), these relations become:  eU   I sc = I L , I s exp  cd  − 1 = I L  kBT     (21) Comparing these relations, we see that can introduce two subunit factors: I sc ≡ βI I L , U cd ≡ βU  kBT  I L ln  + 1   I s e (22) Combining all these factors and taking into account the relations (11)÷(13) the solar cell conversion efficiency is obtained: ∞ η = ηT( )vFF βI βU x g ∫ n f (x ) Ax ηQ( ) (x ) ηc (x ) dx M i xg (23) 27 Physical Limitations of Photovoltaic Conversion Comparing this result with Shockley’s and Queisser’s results, one sees that the value obtained is reduced below 20% for a conventional monocrystalline silicon cell.

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