Search for dissertations about: "solar photovoltaic thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 116 swedish dissertations containing the words solar photovoltaic thesis.

  1. 1. Optical Design for Stationary Solar Concentrators

    Author : Johan Nilsson; Energi och ByggnadsDesign; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; photovoltaic cells; parabolic reflectors; optical efficiency; Solar concentrators; photovoltaic-thermal systems; non-imaging optics; optical properties; building integrated photovoltaics; non uniform irradiance distribution; structured reflectors; solar cell modelling; ray tracing;

    Abstract : Solar electricity is one of the most promising technologies for our future electricity supply. By using concentrators, it is possible to reduce the cost of generating photovoltaic electricity. This thesis discusses how to design stationary low concentrating systems for photovoltaic or PV/Thermal applications. READ MORE

  2. 2. Advanced Metal Oxide Semiconductors for Solar Energy Harvesting and Solar Fuel Production

    Author : Pedram Ghamgosar; Alberto Vomiero; Nils Almqvist; Omer Nour; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Photovoltaic; Semiconductors; Photoelectrochemical cell; Solar fuel; Water splitting; Hydrogen evolution; Oxygen evolution; Experimentell fysik; Experimental Physics;

    Abstract : Increasing energy consumption and its environmental impacts make it necessary to look for alternative energy sources. Solar energy as huge energy source which is able to cover the terms sustainability is considered as a favorable alternative. READ MORE

  3. 3. Photoelectrochemical studies of dye-sensitized solar cells using organic dyes

    Author : Tannia Marinado; Anders Hagfeldt; Katoh Ryuzi; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; additive; charge recombination; coadsorbent; conduction band shift; dye-sensitized; electron lifetime; electron-transfer; organic dye; photoelectrochemical; photovoltaic; sensitizer; semiconductor; solar cell; solar cell efficiency; titanium dioxide; Physical chemistry; Fysikalisk kemi;

    Abstract : The dye-sensitized solar cell (DSC) is a promising efficient low-cost molecular photovoltaic device. One of the key components in DSCs is the dye, as it is responsible for the capture of sunlight. State-of-the-art DSC devices, based on ruthenium dyes, show record efficiencies of 10-12 %. READ MORE

  4. 4. Renewing power : Including global asymmetries within the system boundaries of solar photovoltaic technology

    Author : Andreas Roos; Humanekologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; solar energy; photovoltaic technology; ecologically unequal exchange; philosophical materialism; social metabolism; political artifacts; authoritarian technics; machine fetishism; environmental justice; environmental sustainability; solar power;

    Abstract : Solar photovoltaic (PV) technology is one of the most favored means of mitigating climate change. At the same time, there is a growing concern over how this technology is both environmentally harmful and unevenly distributed in the world economy. READ MORE

  5. 5. III-V Nanowire Solar Cells: Growth and Characterization

    Author : Gaute Otnes; Fasta tillståndets fysik; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Nanowire; Solar cell; Photovoltaic; Metal organic vapor phase epitaxy; Nanoimprint lithography; Electron beam induced current; Current-voltage characteristics; Doping; Fysicumarkivet A:2018:Otnes;

    Abstract : To mitigate dangerous climate change, a transition to a new and sustainable energy system is needed. In this system, solar energy will need to be a key player. Prices of electricity made from solar cells have declined rapidly over the recent decades, making solar energy competitive in more markets. READ MORE