PbSe quantum dot based luminescent solar concentratorsArticle
The results are presented for luminescent solar concentrators (LSCs) fabricated with poly(lauryl methacrylate-co-ethylene glycol dimethacrylate) (P(LMA-co-EGDMA)) and Angstrom Bond, Inc. AB9093 acrylic epoxy matrix, high quantum yield (> 70%) PbSe quantum dots (QDs) and silicon photovoltaic (Si PV) cells. LSCs were tested under a lamp with broadband illumination, photon flux-matched to a standard solar spectrum and verified under a calibrated solar lamp source. The P(LMA-co-EGDMA) sample demonstrated the highest power conversion efficiency of any known LSC fabricated with either QDs or Si PV cells, 4.74%. Additionally, increased temperature was shown to reduce efficiency.
quantum dots, lead selenide, PbSe, nanocomposites, luminescent solar concentrator, solar energy, optical properties
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Waldron, Dennis, Amanda Preske, Joseph Zawodny, Todd Krauss, and Mool Gupta. "PbSe quantum dot based luminescent solar concentrators." Nanotechnology 28.9 (2017): 095205. Available: ["https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6528/aa577f"].
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