• Charge carrier dynamics and interfaces in perovskite solar cells 

      Rueda Delgado, Diana Paola (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-30)
      Tesis
      Acceso abierto
      Realizado en/con:   Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
      Organometal halide perovskites for solar cells are hybrid semiconductors that recently have caught the attention of the scientific community due to its excellent performance and attractive optical properties. Since then, ...
    • Copper indium sulfide colloidal quantum dot solar cells 

      So, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-10-19)
      Tesis
      Acceso abierto
      The ubiquity of solar energy conversion technology is an exciting target which we aspire for in this century. Colloidal quantum dot (CQD) solar cells are an attractive platform, being low-cost and allowing facile control ...
    • Environmentally friendly nanocrystals synthesized and processed in ambient conditions for solution-processed solar cells 

      Akgul, M. Zafer (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-02-11)
      Tesis
      Acceso abierto
      Due to the continuously increasing energy demand and the environmental concerns about climate changes raised by international community, alternative energy resources have been put under intense investigation for the past ...
    • Inorganic solar cells based on environmentally friendly nanocrystals 

      Xercavins Torregrosa, Guillem (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-12)
      Proyecto/Trabajo final de carrera
      Acceso restringido por decisión del autor
      [ANGLÈS] Photovoltaic energy provides a paramount solution capable of meeting all clean energy demands. Solar cells based on inorganic nanoparticles are a hot topic for research due to their potential to harness solar ...
    • N-type bismuth sulfide coloidal nanocrystals and their application to solution-processed photovoltaic devices 

      Martínez Montblanch, Luis (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-10-31)
      Tesis
      Acceso abierto
      Durante las últimas décadas, la energía solar fotovoltaica se ha convertido en una tecnología de creciente importancia para satisfacer las necesidades energéticas actuales sin sacrificar las futuras generaciones. Las células ...
    • Photodetectors based on low-dimensional materials and hybrid systems 

      Kuffer, Dominik (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-13)
      Tesis
      Acceso abierto
      In the last decade, two-dimensional (2D) materials have attracted attention both in the nascent field of flexible nanotechnology as well as in more conventional semiconductor technol-ogies. Within the rapidly expanding ...
    • Plasmonic hot-carrier optoelectronics 

      García de Arquer, Francisco Pelayo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-02-18)
      Tesis
      Acceso abierto
      The detection of light is of central importance in both fundamental science and applied technology. Photodetectors, which aim at transducing optical stimulus into measurable electrical signals, are ubiquitous to modern ...
    • Plasmonically enhanced absorption in colloidal metal/semiconductor nanocomposites 

      García de Arquer, Francisco Pelayo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-09-09)
      Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
      Acceso abierto
      Colloidal Quantum Dots (CQDs) are the route for low cost high eficiency photodetectors. Photoconductors are limited by the noise arising from high dark current densities, what is typically overcome reducing device's ...
    • ZnO/PbS quantum dot photovoltaics for heterojunction and bulk nano-heterojunction architectures 

      Chouhan, Ariana (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-09-06)
      Projecte Final de Màster Oficial
      Acceso abierto
      [ANGLÈS] Recent work based on photovoltaic heterojunction devices consisting of n-type ZnO and p-type PbS is developed. We demonstrate that the PbS/metal electrode interface does not necessarily form a Shottky barrier which ...