Thermal-quantum solar cells

Adam J. Bailey, Christiana Honsberg

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Abstract

The realization of a solar cell with a small number of bandgaps and physical processes which can theoretically attain the maximum possible thermodynamic limits is of substantial interest. Furthermore, achieving the maximum thermodynamic efficiency without concentration is particularly important because of the simpler system configuration. To approach the maximum one-sun efficiency of 68%, a thermal-quantum converter must be used.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference
Pages2036-2041
Number of pages6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011
Event37th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2011 - Seattle, WA, United States
Duration: Jun 19 2011Jun 24 2011

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Other37th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2011
CountryUnited States
CitySeattle, WA
Period6/19/116/24/11

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Solar cells
Thermodynamics
Sun
Energy gap
Hot Temperature

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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Bailey, A. J., & Honsberg, C. (2011). Thermal-quantum solar cells. In Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (pp. 2036-2041). [6186353] https://doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2011.6186353

Thermal-quantum solar cells. / Bailey, Adam J.; Honsberg, Christiana.

Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. 2011. p. 2036-2041 6186353.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Bailey, AJ & Honsberg, C 2011, Thermal-quantum solar cells. in Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference., 6186353, pp. 2036-2041, 37th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2011, Seattle, WA, United States, 6/19/11. https://doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2011.6186353
Bailey AJ, Honsberg C. Thermal-quantum solar cells. In Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. 2011. p. 2036-2041. 6186353 https://doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2011.6186353
Bailey, Adam J. ; Honsberg, Christiana. / Thermal-quantum solar cells. Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. 2011. pp. 2036-2041
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