Current concerns regarding greenhouse gas-related environmental effects, energy security, and the rising costs of fossil fuel-based energy has renewed interest in solar energy in general and photovotaics in particular. Exploring state-of-the-art developments from a practical point of view, Nanotechnology for Photovoltaics examines issues in increas
Introduction to Advanced Solar Cells and Photovoltaics. Optical Properties of Nanostructures. Electrical Properties of Nanostructures and Contacts. Photovoltaic Physics at the Nanoscale. Bulk Inorganic Nanocomposite Solar Cells. Nanostructured Organic Solar Cells. Quantum Well Solar Cells. Nanowire Solar Cells. Quantum Dot Solar Cells. Nanoparticles and Quantum Dots for Solar Spectrum Conversion. Nanoplasmonics for Photovoltaic Applications. Processing and Manufacturing Methods for Nanostructured Photovoltaic Devices.