Search for dissertations about: "coating solar"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 swedish dissertations containing the words coating solar.

  1. 1. Solar cavity receiver design for a dish-Stirling system

    Author : Jorge Garrido Gálvez; Björn Laumert; Uwe Gampe; KTH; []
    Keywords : Concentrating Solar Power; Solar receiver; Solar simulator; Uncertainty analysis; Monte Carlo ray tracing; Experimental validation; Coatings; System modeling; Structural analysis; Creep damage; Thermal stress; Cavity receiver design; Energiteknik; Energy Technology;

    Abstract : The growing concern for the climate change has led to an increasing research effort in renewable energy technologies in order to achieve a more sustainable electricity production. Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) is identified as a promising technology to deal with part of the future electricity production. READ MORE

  2. 2. Materials aspects in spin-coated films for polymer photovoltaics

    Author : Ana Sofia Anselmo; Ellen Moons; Krister Svensson; Jan van Stam; Paul Dastoor; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; materials science; photovoltaics; conjugated polymer; polymer solar cell; bulk heterojunction; coating; morphology; fullerene; photostability; degradation; X-ray absorption spectroscopy; synchroton-based techniques; Materialvetenskap; Materialvetenskap;

    Abstract : Polymer-based photovoltaics have the potential to contribute to boosting photovoltaic energy conversion overall. Besides allowing large-area inexpensive processing, polymeric materials have the added benefit of opening new market applications for photovoltaics due to their low-weight and interesting mechanical properties. READ MORE

  3. 3. Preparation and Characterization of Sputter Deposited Spectrally Selective Solar Absorbers

    Author : Kristina Gelin; Ewa Wäckelgård; Arne Roos; Björn Karlsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Engineering physics; spectrally selective solar absorber; thermal emittance; solar absorptance; sputter deposition; infrared reflectance; Teknisk fysik; Engineering physics; Teknisk fysik;

    Abstract : The optical efficiency of a commercially available sputter deposited spectrally selective solar absorber was improved. The main purposes were to decrease the thermal emittance, increase the solar absorbtance of the absorber and to protect the substrate from degradation due to environmental influence. READ MORE

  4. 4. Large-Scale Graphene Production for Environmentally Friendly and Low-Cost Energy Storage : Production, Coating, and Applications

    Author : Nicklas Blomquist; Håkan Olin; Renyun Zhang; Christina Dahlström; Patrik Johansson; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Graphene; Energy storage; Supercapacitors; EDLC;

    Abstract : There is great demand for energy-efficient, environmentally sustainable, and cost-effective electrical energy storage devices. One important aspect of this demand is the need for automotive electrification to achieve more energy-efficient transportation at a reasonable cost, thus supporting a fossil-fuel free society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Thin films of polyfluorene:fullerene blends - Morphology and its role in solar cell performance

    Author : Cecilia Björström Svanström; Ellen Moons; Jean Manca; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Polymer Solar Cells; Polymer Blends; Morphology; Polyfluorene; PCBM; AFM; SIMS; Spin-Coating; Surface Directed Spinodal Decomposition; Physics; Fysik; Physics; Fysik;

    Abstract : The sun provides us daily with large quantities of energy in the form of light. With the world’s increasing demand of electrical energy the prospect of converting this solar light into electricity is highly tempting. In the strive towards mass-production and low cost solar cells, new types of solar cells are being developed, e.g. READ MORE