Intermediate-band dynamics of quantum dots solar cell in concentrator photovoltaic modules

Sogabe, T, Shoji, Y, Ohba, M, Yoshida, K, Tamaki, R, Hong, H, Wu, C, Kuo, C, Tomic, S ORCID: and Okada, Y 2014, 'Intermediate-band dynamics of quantum dots solar cell in concentrator photovoltaic modules' , Scientific Reports, 4 (4792) , pp. 1-7.

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We report for the first time a successful fabrication and operation of an InAs/GaAs quantum dot based intermediate band solar cell concentrator photovoltaic (QD-IBSC-CPV) module to the IEC62108 standard with recorded power conversion efficiency of 15.3%. Combining the measured experimental results at Underwriters Laboratory (ULH) licensed testing laboratory with theoretical simulations, we confirmed that the operational characteristics of the QD-IBSC-CPV module are a consequence of the carrier dynamics via the intermediate-band at room temperature.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Journal or Publication Title: Scientific Reports
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
ISSN: 2045-2322
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Funders: New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation (NEDO), Japan, Royal Society, London, Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation
Depositing User: Prof Stanko Tomic
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2015 16:13
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2022 17:24

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