Following the 2nd release of the “Emerging PV reports,” the best achievements in the performance of emerging photovoltaic devices in diverse emerging photovoltaic research subjects are summarized, as reported in peer-reviewed articles in academic journals since August 2021. Updated graphs, tables, and analyses are provided with several performance parameters, e.g., power conversion efficiency, open-circuit voltage, short-circuit current density, fill factor, light utilization efficiency, and stability test energy yield. These parameters are presented as a function of the photovoltaic bandgap energy and the average visible transmittance for each technology and application, and are put into perspective using, e.g., the detailed balance efficiency limit. The 3rd installment of the “Emerging PV reports” extends the scope toward triple junction solar cells.
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- bandgap energy
- emerging photovoltaics
- flexible photovoltaics
- photovoltaic device operational stability
- semitransparent solar cells
- tandem solar cells
- transparent solar cells
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
- General Materials Science