A Deep Outlook for the Chalcopyrite Solar Cells: For Future Perspectives
International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering
Volume 8, Issue 4, July 2019, Pages: 52-65
Received: Jun. 29, 2019; Accepted: Sep. 24, 2019; Published: Oct. 24, 2019
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Songul Fiat Varol, Energy Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Giresun University, Giresun, Turkey
Guven Cankaya, Materials Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, Ulus/Ankara, Turkey
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This publication investigates to present all new scientific and industrial works all rolled into one with more effective and predictability aspect in chalcopyrite Photovoltaics (PVs). The paper suggests that comprehensive and fine-tuned directions supporting a large portfolio of solar energy materials could be extended to most efficiency, which mostly depend on the growth techniques especially usage rates in substituents and their characteristic/specific properties. There is an indispensable source of solar energy. If this were the case, new energy materials could well become a competitive alternative in many applications within the next few years. This publication builds upon past analyses of chalcopyrites contained in the word Energy outlook as efficient alternative materials. It aims at offering an updated picture of current technology trends/demands/markets, as well as new analyses on how solar energy technologies/materials for capturing the purposed efficiency and durableness can be used in the various energy consuming/developing sectors, now and in the future. In this work we have tried to summarize the all significant studies about Chalcopyrite solar cells from the past to the present and also tried to introduce Te doped CuInGaSeTe compound which is a new member of the family that we produced.
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Cu(In)(Ga)(Se)(S), Chalcopyrite Compounds, I-III-VI Semiconductors, Photovoltaics (PVs)
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Songul Fiat Varol, Guven Cankaya, A Deep Outlook for the Chalcopyrite Solar Cells: For Future Perspectives, International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering. Special Issue: Renewable Energy Resources and Power Generation. Vol. 8, No. 4, 2019, pp. 52-65. doi: 10.11648/j.ijepe.20190804.14
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