Special Issue "Recent Advances in Photovoltaics"

A special issue of Physchem (ISSN 2673-7167).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 March 2022.

Special Issue Editor

Prof. Dr. Jacinto Sá
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Guest Editor
Department of Chemistry-Ångström Laboratory, Uppsala University, 75120 Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: plasmonic hybrid systems; artificial photosynthesis; solar cells; ultrafast spectroscopy
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Photovoltaics technologies are being developed to decrease our reliance on fossil fuels to produce electricity. Recent years have seen a significant development of a wide range of photovoltaic technologies (e.g., organic photovoltaics, perovskites, direct plasmonics solar cells) and tandem technologies and a widening of applications, from building integration to energy harvesters and power devices. In this Special Issue, we invite contributions reflecting cutting-edge advances in the field, from development to applications, including new solar cell structures, materials, and combinations. We also invite contributions related to understanding the physical processes (e.g., charge generation, separation, and recombination), studies on stability, and production techniques. We aim for this Special Issue to become a reference to people working in the field and to equip and inform newcomers and students. Therefore, we are looking for comprehensive and critical reviews and perspectives, in addition to contributions containing novel findings.

Prof. Dr. Jacinto Sá
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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Keywords

  • photovoltaic materials
  • solar cells architecture
  • photophysical studies
  • deactivation mechanism
  • novel applications

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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