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Title:
 
Hot Carrier Solar Cells: Materials with Modulated Phonon Energy for Slowed Carrier Cooling
 
Author(s):
 
G.J. Conibeer, S. Shrestha, S. Huang, R. Patterson, P. Aliberti, H. Xia, Y. Feng, P. Zhang, N. Gupta, S. Smyth, Y. Liao, S. Lin, P. Wang, X. Dai, S. Chung, M.A. Green
 
Topic:
 
MATERIAL STUDIES, NEW CONCEPTS, ULTRA-HIGH EFFICIENCY AND SPACE TECHNOLOGY
Subtopic: New Materials and Concepts for Cells
Event: 28th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition
Session: 1DO.4.2
 
Pages:
 
123 - 126
ISBN: 3-936338-33-7
Paper DOI: 10.4229/28thEUPVSEC2013-1DO.4.2
 
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Abstract/Summary:


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.