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Emerging Solar Energy Materials

Edited by Sadia Ameen

Jeonbuk National University


M. Shaheer Akhtar

Jeonbuk National University

Hyung-Shik Shin

Korea Basic Science Institute (KBSI)

This book provides the fundamental understanding of the functioning of solar cellsand the materials for the effective utilization of energy resources. The main objective of writing this book is to create a comprehensive and easy-to-understand source of information on the advances in the rapidly growing research on solar cells. Emerging Solar Energy Materials comprises 12 chapters written by the experts in the solar cell field and is organized with the intention to provide a big picture of the latest progress in the solar cell field and at the same time give an in-depth discussion on fundamentals of solar cells for interested audiences. In this book, each part opens with a new author's essay highlighting their work for contribution toward solar energy. Critical, cutting-edge subjects are addressed, including: Photovoltaic device technology and energy applications; Functional solar energy materials; New concept in solar energy; Perovskite solar cells; Dye-sensitized solar cells; Organic solar cells; Thin-film solar cells. The book is written for a large and broad readership including researchers and university graduate students from diverse backgrounds such as chemistry, physics, materials science, and photovoltaic device technology. The book includes enough information on the basics to be used as a textbook undergraduate coursework in engineering and the sciences.

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Emerging Solar Energy MaterialsEdited by Sadia Ameen

Published: August 1st 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.71145

ISBN: 978-1-78923-583-8

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-582-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-518-9

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

11793 Total Chapter Downloads

8 Crossref Citations

9 Web of Science Citations

18 Dimensions Citations


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1. Solar Modulation Utilizing VO2-Based Thermochromic Coatings for Energy-Saving Applications

By Xun Cao and Ping Jin


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2. Nanopyramid Structures with Light Harvesting and Self- Cleaning Properties for Solar Cells

By Amalraj Peter Amalathas and Maan M. Alkaisi


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3. Fabrication of ZnO Thin Film through Chemical Preparations

By Ersan Y. Muslih and Badrul Munir


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4. Porous Carbon Materials as Supreme Metal-Free Counter Electrode for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

By Mohammad Aftabuzzaman and Hwan Kyu Kim


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5. New Organic Polymers for Solar Cells

By Renat B. Salikhov, Yuliya N. Biglova and Akhat G. Mustafin


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6. A BIM-Based Study on the Sunlight Simulation in Order to Calculate Solar Energy for Sustainable Buildings with Solar Panels

By Zhao Xu and Jingfeng Yuan


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7. Some Essential Issues and Outlook for Industrialization of Cu-III-VI2 Thin-Film Solar Cells

By Yijian Liu, Huey-Liang Hwang, Ying Wang, Jun Zhang and Lexi Shao


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8. Plasmonic Resonances and Their Application to Thin-Film Solar Cell

By Nilesh Kumar Pathak, Pandian Senthil Kumar and Rampal Sharma


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9. Hybrid Silicon Nanowires for Solar Cell Applications

By Adel Najar and Amine El Moutaouakil


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10. Microstructure Engineering of Metal-Halide Perovskite Films for Efficient Solar Cells

By Weidong Zhu, Jingjing Chang, Chunfu Zhang, Jincheng Zhang and Yue Hao


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11. Pathways Towards High-Stable, Low-Cost and Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells

By Ahmed Mourtada Elseman, Sajid, Dong Wei, Ahmed Esmail Shalan, Mohamed Mohamed Rashad and Meicheng Li


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12. High-Quality Perovskite Film Preparations for Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells

By Shangzheng Pang and Dazheng Chen


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