Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 44, Issue 3–5, pp 155–160

Dye solar cells efficiency maps: a parametric study

  • Desirée Gentilini
  • Alessio Gagliardi
  • Aldo Di Carlo
Article

Abstract

In this work we present a numerical simulation of a dye solar cell efficiency using a drift-diffusion model for the complete cell. The physical parameters such as the active layer thickness, the electron mobility and the dye spectrum are varied systematically in a range of values individuated experimentally, in order to obtain efficiency maps that reveal interesting features in this kind of devices.

Keywords

Numerical simulation Parametric study Photovoltaic cell 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Desirée Gentilini
    • 1
  • Alessio Gagliardi
    • 1
  • Aldo Di Carlo
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Rome Tor VergataRomeItaly

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