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Hot Carrier Solar Cell: Implementation of the Ultimate Photovoltaic Converter

Start Date: September 2008
Status: Completed


Investigators

Gavin Conibeer, Martin A. Green, University of New South Wales, Sydney; Antonio Marti and Antonio Luque, Instituto de Energia Solar, Madrid; Jean-Francois Guillemoles, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS); Timothy Schmidt, Nicholas Ekins-Daukes University of Sydney

Annual Reports
Publications

Presentations

  • G. Conibeer, Proc. SPIE Photonic West (Jan 2012), "Hot Carrier cells: an example of Third Generation Photovoltaics".
  • Hirst, L. C., Fürher, M., Farrell, D. J., Le Bris, A., Guillemoles, J., Tayebjee, M. J. Y., Clady, R., Schmidt, T. W., Sugiyama, M., Wang, Y., Fujii, H., Ekins-Daukes, N. J., "InGaAs/GaAsPPhotovoltaic Devices", edited by Alexandre Freundlich, Jean-Francois F. Guillemoles, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 8256 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2012) 82560X
  • Guillemoles, J.-F, A. Le Bris, M. Paire, L. Lombez, S. Laribi, D. Lincot, C. Colin, S. Collin, JL Pelouard, M. Laroche, R. Esteban, J. J. Greffet, G. Boissier, and P. Christol. "Hot Carrier Solar Cells: The Ultimate Photovoltaic Conversion in Practice," SPIE Photonics West 2011 newsroom (invited communication).
  • Aliberti, P., B. Zhang, M. A. Green. G. Conibeer, S. Shrestha, A. Hsieh, R. Li, and B. Puthen-Veettil. "Investigation of Single Layers of Silicon Quantum Dots in SiO2 Matrix for Energy Selective Contacts in Hot Carriers Solar Cells," Australian Solar Energy Society conference, Solar2010, Canberra, December 2010.
  • Conibeer, G. "Third Generation Photovoltaics," Australian Solar Energy Society Conference, Solar 2010 Canberra, December 2010.
  • Hsieh, A., S. Shrestha, M. A. Green, and G. Conibeer. "Investigation of Si/SiO2 Quantum Well Structures for Selective Energy Contacts in Hot Carrier Solar Cells," Australian Solar Energy Society conference, Solar2010, Canberra, December 2010.
  • QI, F., G. Conibeer, S. Shrestha, and S. Huang. "The Study of Potential Application of Group IV Alloys in Photovoltaic Field," Australian Solar Energy Society Conference, Solar2010, Canberra, December 2010.
  • Green, M. A., G. Conibeer, D. König, S. Shrestha, S. Huang, P. Aliberti, L. Treiber, R. Patterson, B. Puthen Veettil, A. Hsieh, A. Luque, A. Marti, P.G. Linares, E. Canovas, E. Antolin, D. Fuertes Marrin, C. Tablero, E. Hernandez, J-F. Guillemoles , L. Huang, T. Schmidt, R. Clady, and M. Tayebjee. "Recent Progress with Hot Carrier Solar Cells," 25th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (25th EU PVSEC) / 5th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion (WCPEC-5), Session: 1AP.1.1, Abstract No. [1191], Valencia, Spain, plenary, September 6-10, 2010.
  • Aliberti, P., Y. Feng, R. Clady, M. J. Y. Tayebjee, T. W. Schmidt, S. K. Shrestha, M. A. Green, and G. J. Conibeer. "On Efficiency of Hot Carriers Solar Cells with a Indium Nitride Absorber Layer," Oral Presentation, Proceedings of European Photovoltaic Conference, Valencia, Spain, September 6-10, 2010.
  • Hsieh, A., S. Shrestha, M. A. Green, and G. Conibeer. 'Investigation of Si/SiO2 Quantum Well Structures for Energy Selective Contacts in Hot Carrier Solar Cells', 5th World Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Valencia, Spain, September 6-10, 2010.
  • Patterson, R., B. Puthen Veettil, M. Kirkengen, D.Koenig, M. A. Green, and G. J. Conibeer. Poster Presentation 1DV.3.77, 5th World PVSEC, Valencia, Spain, September 6-10, 2010.
  • Puthen Veettil, B., R. Patterson, D. König, G. Conibeer, and M. A. Green. "Modelling the Effects of Doping in Quantum Dot Structures for Tandem Cells," Poster Presentation 1DV.3.64, 5th World PVSEC, Valencia, Spain, September 6-10, 2010.
  • Green, M. A., G. Conibeer, D. König, S. Shrestha, S. Huang, P. Aliberti, L. Treiber, R. Patterson, B. Puthen Veettil, A. Hsieh, A. Luque A. Marti, P. G. Linares, E. Canovas, E. Antolin, D. Fuertes Marrin, C. Tablero, E. Hernandez, J-F. Guillemoles, L. Huang, T. Schmidt, R. Clady, and M. Tayebjee, "Recent Progress With Hot Carrier Solar Cells," Proceedings of the 25th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference / 5th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion , held in Valencia, Spain , Edited by G.F. De Santi, H. Ossenbrink, P. Helm, publisher WIP - Renewable Energies Munich, Germany , p 1, September 6-10, 2010.
  • Le Bris, A., L. Lombez, J. F. Guillemoles , R. Esteban, M. Laroche, J. J. Greffet , G. Boissier , P. Christol, S. Collin, J. L. Pelouard, P. Aschehoug, and F. Pellé. "Hot Carrier Solar Cells in the Making?" 25th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition / 5th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, p. 683, Valencia, Spain, September 6-10, 2010.
  • Paire, M., L. Lombez, N. Péré-Laperne, S. Collin, J-L. Pelouard, J-F. Guillemoles, D. Lincot, "Microscale Cu (In,Ga) Se2 Solar Cells for Concentration: A Path to 30% Efficiency–Theoretical Evaluation and First Experimental Results," 25th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition / 5th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, p. 2872, Valencia, Spain, September 6-10, 2010.
  • Green, M. A., G. Conibeer, D. König, S. Shrestha, S. Huang, P. Aliberti, L. Treiber, R. Patterson, B. Puthen-Veettil, A. Hsieh, Y. Feng, A. Luque, A. Marti, P.G. Linares, E. Canovas, E. Antolin, D. Fuertes Marrin, C. Tablero, E.Hernandez, J-F. Guillemoles, L. Huang, A. Le Bris, T. Schmidt, R. Clady, and M. Tayebjee. "Hot Carrier Solar Cells: Challenges and Recent Progress," 35th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 20-25, 2010.
  • Patterson, R., Z. Wan, B. Puthen-Veettil, D. König, and G. Conibeer. "Phonon Decay in Naostructure: Computational Study," Proc. of 35th IEEE PVSC, Honolulu, Hawaii, proc. pp. 1843, art.-no. 5615953, June 20-25, 2010.
  • Green, M. A., G. Conibeer, D. König, S. Shrestha, S. Huang, P. Aliberti , L. Treiber , R. Patterson, B. Puthen Veettil, A. Hsieh, Y. Feng, A. Luque, A. Marti, P. G. Linares, E. Canovas , E. Antoli­n , D. F. Marrin , C. Tablero, E. Hernandez, J-F. Guillemoles, L. Huang, A. Le Bris, T. Schmidt, R. Clady, and M. Tayebjee. "Hot Carrier Solar Cells Challenges and Recent Progress," Proceedings of the 35th IEEE PV Specialist Conference, p. 57, Hawaii, 2010. Le
  • Bris, A. and J. F. Guillemoles, "Hot Carrier Solar Cell Efficiency Simulation with Carrier Extraction Through Non Ideal Selective Contacts," Proceedings of the 35th IEEE PV Specialist Conference, p. 61, Hawaii, 2010.
  • Le Bris, A., J. F. Guillemoles, M. Laroche, R. Esteban, J. J. Greffet, P. Christol, P. Aschehoug, and S. Ivanova. "Hot Carrier Solar Cell: from Efficiency Simulation to Hot Carrier Detection by Photoluminescence," Quantsol, 2009.
  • Le Bris, A., J-F. Guillemoles, P. Christol, G. Boissier, S. Ivanova, and P. Aschehoug. "Hot Carrier Solar Cell Efficiency Simulation with Partial Thermalization," 24th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Hambourg, September 2009.
  • Conibeer, G., R. Patterson, P. Aliberti, L. Huang, J-F. Guillemoles, D. König, S.Shrestha, R. Clady, M. Tayebjee, T. Schmidt, and M. Green. "Hot Carrier Solar Cells Absorbers", 24th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Hambourg, September 2009.
  • Huang, L., J. Zafran, A. Le Bris, P. Olsson, C. Domain, and J-F. Guillemoles, "Phonon Modes in Si–Ge Nano-Structures for Hot Carrier Solar Cells," 23rd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Valencia, September 2008.
  • Conibeer, G., R. Patterson, P. Aliberti, L. Huang, J-F. Guillemoles, D. König, S. Shrestha, R. Clady, M. Tayebjee, T. Schmidt, and M. A. Green. "Hot Carrier Solar Cell Absorbers," 24th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 21-25 September 2009.
  • Patterson, R., M. Kirkengen, Binesh Putten Veettil, D. König, M. A. Green, and G. Conibeer. "Phonon Lifetimes in Model Quantum Dot Superlattices," 24th European PVSEC, Hamburg, 1CO.9.6 on CD-ROM, September 2009.
  • Canovas, E., A. Martí, P. G. Linares, E. Antoli­n, D. Fuertes Marron, C. Tablero and A. Luque. "Predicted Photoreflectance Signatures on QD Selective Contacts for Hot Carrier Solar Cells," GCEP Symposium, October 2008.
  • Patterson, R., M. Kirkengen, A. Hsieh, G. Conibeer, M. A. Green, and G. Conibeer. "Modelling of QD Superlattices for Hot Carrier Cell Absorbers", Proceedings of International Solar Energy Society, Asia Pacific region, Conf., Sydney, 2008.
  • Treiber, L., C. Bumby, S. Huang, and G. Conibeer. Preparation of Silicon Nanoparticles from Colloidal Dispersions for Monolayer Formation Using Langmuir-Blodgett Technique, 23rd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Valencia, Spain, 2008.
  • Conibeer, G. J., N. Ekins-Daukes, D. König, E-C. Cho, C-W. Jiang, S. Shrestha, and M. A. Green. "Progress on Hot Carrier Solar Cells." Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Vol. 93, No. 6-7, pp. 713-719, 17th International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference, 2008.
  • Green, M. A. "Nanostructured Silicon Quantum Dot Tandem and Hot Carrier cells," invited, MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, Apr 2006.
  • S. Lee, S. Huang, G. Conibeer, M.A. Green, Structural and Optical Study of Ge nanocrystals Embedded in Si3N4 Matrix, Energy Procedia, (10, Nov 2011), 271-281, Special issue for the IUMRS, Symposium R, Nice May 2011.
  • S. Lee, R. Lin, S. Huang, G. Conibeer, M.A. Green,Structural and optical properties of doped Ge nanostructures with Si3N4 barrier fabricated by rf-magnetron sputtering, Proc. 49th AuSES conference Solar2011, refereed paper (Sydney, Nov 2011).
  • Louise Hirst, Markus Fuhrer, Arthur LeBris, Jean-Francois Guillemoles, Murad Tayebjee, Raphael Clady, Timothy Schmidt, Yunpeng Wang, Masakazu Sugiyama and N. J. Ekins-Daukes, "HOT CARRIERS DYNAMICS IN InGaAs/GaAsP QUANTUM WELL SOLAR CELLS", Proceedings IEEE, Seattle 2011
  • Le Bris, JF Guillemoles, L. Lombez, S. Laribi, C. Colin, S. Collin, JL Pelouard, M. Laroche, R. Esteban, JJ. Greffet, G. Boissier, P. Christol, " HOT CARRIER SOLAR CELLS: CONTROLLING THERMALIZATION IN ULTRA THIN DEVICES " Proceedings IEEE, Seattle 2011
  • Guillemoles, J.-F.; Le Bris, A.; Lombez, L.; Laribi, S.; Tea, E.; Aniel, F.; "Hot carrier solar cells: The device that did not exist (but should)", This paper appears in: Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD), 2011 11th International Conference on 5-8 Sept. 2011 , pp 17 -18
  • G. Conibeer, R. Patterson, P. Aliberti, H. Xia, S. Huang, D. Konig, B. Puthen-Veettil, S. Shrestha,M.A. Green, Hot Carrier solar cells: Choice of Materials for Efficiency and Abundance, 26th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Hamburg, Germany, September 2011.
  • D. Konig, Y. Takeda, B. Puthen-Veettil, G. Conibeer, Lattice-Matched Hot Carrier Solar Cell with Energy Selectivity Integrated Into Hot Carrier Absorber, PVSC, Fukuoka, Nov 2011.
  • Hsieh, S. Shrestha, M.A. Green, G. Conibeer ,Investigation of Si/SiO2 multilayer structures with 2nm Si sublayer thickness by reactive magnetron sputtering for selective energy contacts, 19th International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference & Exhibition, Jeju, South Korea, 9-13 November 2009 (Oral presentation).
  • B. Puthen Veettil, D. Konig, G. Conibeer and M. A. Green, Theoretical Analysis of Energy Selective Contacts with Si QDs in SiO2 Matrix with SiC Barriers Using a 2 Dimensional Model, 24th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 21-25 September 2009.
  • G. Conibeer, Third generation photovoltiacs, (invited), Proceedings of SPIE - Optics and Photonics - Next Generation (Nano) Photonic & Cell Technologies for Solar Energy Conversion, San Diego, August 2009, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7411 (2009)
  • Y. Takeda, T. Ito, R. Suzuki, T. Motohiro, S. Shrestha, G. Conibeer, Impact ionization and Auger recombination at high carrier temperature, Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 93 (June 2009) 797-802.
  • G. Conibeer, R. Patterson, L. Huang, J-F. Guillemoles, D. Konig, S. Shrestha, MA. Green, Modelling of Hot Carrier Solar Cell Absorbers, Technical Digest of 18th International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference (PVSEC-18), Kolkata, India, 19-23 January 2009.
  • S. Shestha, P. Aliberti, G. Conibeer, Energy Selective Contacts for Hot Carrier Solar Cells, Technical Digest of 18th International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference (PVSEC-18), Kolkata, India, 19-23 January 2009.
  • B. Puthen-Veettil, Dirk Konig, M. A. Green, G. Conibeer, 2-Dimensional model of the resonant tunnelling through an ideal double barrier structure., Proc. Int. Solar Energy Society, Asia Pacific region, Conf. (Sydney 2008)
  • G. Conibeer, IEEE proceedings of ETSC conference, London Sept 08, invited plenary paper, Third Generation Photovoltaics, pp 45-50.
  • G.J. Conibeer, R. Patterson, L. Huang, J-F. Guillemoles, D. Konig, S. Shrestha, M.A. Green, Hot Carrier Solar Cell Absorbers Proc 23rd European PV SEC (Valencia, Sept. 2008) 156.
  • Santosh K Shrestha, Pasquale Aliberti, Gavin J Conibeer, Investigation of Energy Selective Contacts for Hot Carrier Solar Cell, Proc. Int. Solar Energy Society, Asia Pacific region, Conf. (Sydney 2008).
  • Lunmei Huang, Jeremie Zafran, Arthur Le Bris, Par Olsson, Christophe Domain, Jean-Francois Guillemoles, PHONON MODES IN SI-GE NANO-STRUCTURES FOR HOT CARRIER SOLAR CELLS, 23rd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Valencia, sept. 2008
 

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