Accession Number ADA566134
Title Novel Flexible Plastic-Based Solar Cells.
Publication Date Mar 2011
Media Count 6p
Personal Author P. N. Prasad
Abstract In summary, CdTe nanocluster, CdTe QD with different emissions can be synthesized by carefully controlling the synthetic parameters. We observed that the non-emitting nanocluster exhibits distinguishable extinction at 446 nm. The two photon studies reveal that the two photon absorption of cluster sample is slightly higher than the QD samples. We speculate that most of the absorbed energy was transferred to phonon vibration and localized heat which may be used in wide range of applications. In order to fully understand the energy dissipation/conservation in cluster, ongoing studies such as the 2PA cross-section as a function of excitation wavelength can be proposed.
Keywords Conservation
Cross sections
Dissipation
Excitation
Nanocrystals
Quantum dots
Solar cells
Two photon absorption
Vibration


 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 97I - Electric Power Production
97N - Solar Energy
63 - Detection & Countermeasures
Corporate Author State Univ. of New York at Buffalo, Amherst.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Final performance rept. 15 Aug 2010-14 Feb 2011.
NTIS Issue Number 1306
Contract Number FA95501010457

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