Solar Cells

A solar cell, also referred to as a photovoltaic cell, is designed to convert light energy into electricity. Utilizing the nextnano software, it becomes possible to accurately calculate the band alignment within solar cells. This calculation aids in understanding and optimizing the performance of these devices.

Spectral irradiance of the solar spectrum

Cascade Solar Cell

Cascade solar cell

Cascade Solar Cell (Tandem Solar Cell)

What you can learn:
  • pn junction, heterostructure, doping
  • strain equation, Poisson equation

Other Tutorials

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