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Optimization of Shape, Size and Material of Plasmonic Nano Particles in Thin Film Solar Cell


 


Vol. 7, Issue 11, PP. 390-393, November 2020

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Keywords: Nanoparticles, Array, Absorption, wavelength Renewable Energy

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In this study we present optimized shape, size and material of plasmonic nanoparticles in thin film solar cell. For this purpose, we chose silicon active layer solar cell, on the top of active layer another layer of silicon dioxide was used as antireflection coating. Thickness of ARC layer was kept 71nm. On the top of ARC layer metallic nanoparticles were placed. Parameters of NP’s such as shape, size and material were varied. Respective variations in the absorption of light in the active silicon layer were observed respectively. Absorption patterns were plotted against wavelength range of 400nm to 1400nm of incident light radiation using Finite Element Method (FEM). Results revealed the most optimized size and shape of nanoparticles that can contribute to the absorption of light in the active layer of the solar cell. Results also distinguished the best material for nanoparticle.


  1. Asad ullah, asadullah8080@gmail.com, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan, U.S Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E), Pakistan.
  2. Fazal E Hilal, fazal.hilal@gmail.com, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan, U.S Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E), Pakistan.

Asadullah Fazal E Hilal Optimization of Shape Size and Material of Plasmonic Nano Particles in Thin Film Solar Cell International Journal of Engineering Works Vol. 7 Issue 11 PP. 390-393 November 2020 https://doi.org/10.34259/ijew.20.711390393.


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