Numerical Analysis of PbSe/GaAs Quantum Dot Intermediate Band Solar Cell (QDIBSC)

Afiqul Islam, Anik Das, Nazmul Sarkar, M. A. Matin, Nowshad Amin

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Abstract

Solar cell efficiency is still not significant enough due to various reasons. One of them is not to utilize the lower energetic photons of the spectrum beyond the material bandgap. If quantum dot can be introduced within the intrinsic region of a p-i-n structured solar cell, a sub band in the middle of conduction band (CB) and valance band (VB) will form. Low energy photons are absorbed via the sub band called Intermediate Band (IB). Therefore, short circuit current (JSC) increases hence the efficiency. In this work, the mathematical model of QDIBSC with PbSe/GaAs has been introduced. MATLAB has been used to simulate the proposed cell. In this research work, the cell has been modelled with quantum dot and 37.52% conversion efficiency was obtained.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Computer, Communication, Chemical, Material and Electronic Engineering, IC4ME2 2018
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781538647752
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 Sep 2018
Event2018 International Conference on Computer, Communication, Chemical, Material and Electronic Engineering, IC4ME2 2018 - Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Duration: 8 Feb 20189 Feb 2018

Other

Other2018 International Conference on Computer, Communication, Chemical, Material and Electronic Engineering, IC4ME2 2018
CountryBangladesh
CityRajshahi
Period8/2/189/2/18

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Semiconductor quantum dots
Numerical analysis
Solar cells
Photons
Conduction bands
Short circuit currents
MATLAB
Conversion efficiency
Energy gap
Mathematical models
gallium arsenide
lead selenide

Keywords

  • Brus equation
  • Conversion Efficiency
  • Intermediate Band Solar Cells
  • Low energetic photons
  • MATLAB
  • Minority carrier diffusion length
  • Quantum Dot

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Computer Science (miscellaneous)
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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Islam, A., Das, A., Sarkar, N., Matin, M. A., & Amin, N. (2018). Numerical Analysis of PbSe/GaAs Quantum Dot Intermediate Band Solar Cell (QDIBSC). In International Conference on Computer, Communication, Chemical, Material and Electronic Engineering, IC4ME2 2018 [8465665] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/IC4ME2.2018.8465665

Numerical Analysis of PbSe/GaAs Quantum Dot Intermediate Band Solar Cell (QDIBSC). / Islam, Afiqul; Das, Anik; Sarkar, Nazmul; Matin, M. A.; Amin, Nowshad.

International Conference on Computer, Communication, Chemical, Material and Electronic Engineering, IC4ME2 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018. 8465665.

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

Islam, A, Das, A, Sarkar, N, Matin, MA & Amin, N 2018, Numerical Analysis of PbSe/GaAs Quantum Dot Intermediate Band Solar Cell (QDIBSC). in International Conference on Computer, Communication, Chemical, Material and Electronic Engineering, IC4ME2 2018., 8465665, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018 International Conference on Computer, Communication, Chemical, Material and Electronic Engineering, IC4ME2 2018, Rajshahi, Bangladesh, 8/2/18. https://doi.org/10.1109/IC4ME2.2018.8465665
Islam A, Das A, Sarkar N, Matin MA, Amin N. Numerical Analysis of PbSe/GaAs Quantum Dot Intermediate Band Solar Cell (QDIBSC). In International Conference on Computer, Communication, Chemical, Material and Electronic Engineering, IC4ME2 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2018. 8465665 https://doi.org/10.1109/IC4ME2.2018.8465665
Islam, Afiqul ; Das, Anik ; Sarkar, Nazmul ; Matin, M. A. ; Amin, Nowshad. / Numerical Analysis of PbSe/GaAs Quantum Dot Intermediate Band Solar Cell (QDIBSC). International Conference on Computer, Communication, Chemical, Material and Electronic Engineering, IC4ME2 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018.
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