Materials for Solar Cell Technologies II
Eds. Inamuddin, Tauseef Ahmad Rangreez, Mohd Imran Ahamed and Hamida-Tun-Nisa Chisti
Materials Research Foundations Vol. 103
Publication Date 2021, 186 Pages
Print ISBN 978-1-64490-140-3 (release date June 2021)
ePDF ISBN 978-1-64490-141-0
The book presents current R&D and new trends in the field of solar cell technologies. Topics covered include fabrication methods, various types of cell design, versatile applications of solar cells, PEDOT:PSS thermoelectric materials, transparent conducting electrodes, simulation models for solar photovoltaic materials, and hybrid materials for solar cells.
Optoelectronic Devices, PEDOT:PSS Materials, Nanomaterials, Transparent Electrodes, Hybrid Solar Cell Materials, Simulation Models, Solar Cell Design, Solar Cell Applications
Table of contents
Introduction, Past and Present Scenario of Solar Cell Materials
M. Rizwan, Waheed S. Khan, A. Khadija
Versatile Applications of Solar Cells
Vivian Chimezie Akubude, Ugochukwu Kingsley Ebisike, Kevin Nnanye Nwaigwe, Jelili Aremu Oyedokun, Ayooluwa Peter Adeagbo
Applications of PEDOT:PSS in Solar Cells
Gokul Ram Nishad, Younus Raza Beg, Priyanka Singh
Transparent Conducting Electrodes for Optoelectronic Devices: State-of-the-art and Perspectives
Abhijit Ray, Rajaram Narasimman
Simulation Models for Solar Photovoltaic Materials
M. Rizwan, Waheed S. Khan, A. Asma, A. Shehzadi
Solar Energy and its Multiple Applications
David A. Wood, Mohammad Reza Rahimpour
Hybrid Materials for Solar Cells
Umesh Fegade, Ganesh Jethave
About the Editors
Dr. Inamuddin is working as Assistant Professor at the Department of Applied Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He obtained Master of Science degree in Organic Chemistry from Chaudhary Charan Singh (CCS) University, Meerut, India, in 2002. He received his Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Applied Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), India, in 2004 and 2007, respectively. He has extensive research experience in multidisciplinary fields of Analytical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, and Electrochemistry and, more specifically, Renewable Energy and Environment. He has worked on different research projects as project fellow and senior research fellow funded by University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India, and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Government of India. He has received Fast Track Young Scientist Award from the Department of Science and Technology, India, to work in the area of bending actuators and artificial muscles. He has completed four major research projects sanctioned by University Grant Commission, Department of Science and Technology, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, and Council of Science and Technology, India. He has published 176 research articles in international journals of repute and nineteen book chapters in knowledge-based book editions published by renowned international publishers. He has published 115 edited books with Springer (U.K.), Elsevier, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. (U.S.A.), CRC Press Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific, Trans Tech Publications Ltd. (Switzerland), IntechOpen Limited (U.K.), Wiley-Scrivener, (U.S.A.) and Materials Research Forum LLC (U.S.A). He is a member of various journals’ editorial boards. He is also serving as Associate Editor for journals (Environmental Chemistry Letter, Applied Water Science and Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration, Springer-Nature), Frontiers Section Editor (Current Analytical Chemistry, Bentham Science Publishers), Editorial Board Member (Scientific Reports-Nature), Editor (Eurasian Journal of Analytical Chemistry), and Review Editor (Frontiers in Chemistry, Frontiers, U.K.) He is also guest-editing various special thematic special issues to the journals of Elsevier, Bentham Science Publishers, and John Wiley & Sons, Inc. He has attended as well as chaired sessions in various international and national conferences. He has worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow, leading a research team at the Creative Research Initiative Center for Bio-Artificial Muscle, Hanyang University, South Korea, in the field of renewable energy, especially biofuel cells. He has also worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center of Research Excellence in Renewable Energy, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, in the field of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells and computational fluid dynamics of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells. He is a life member of the Journal of the Indian Chemical Society. His research interest includes ion exchange materials, a sensor for heavy metal ions, biofuel cells, supercapacitors and bending actuators.
Dr. Tauseef Ahmad Rangreez is working as a postdoctoral fellow at National Institute of Technology, Srinagar, India. He completed his Ph.D in Applied Chemistry, from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India on the topic “Development of Nanostructure Organic-Inorganic Composite Materials based Sensors for Inorganic Pollutants”. He worked as a Project Fellow under the UGC Funded Research Project entitled “Development of Nanostructured Conductive Organic Inorganic Composite Materials based sensors Functionalities for Organic and Inorganic Pollutants”. He completed his Masters in Chemistry from Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi. He has published several research articles of international repute. He has edited books with Springer and Materials Science Forum LLC, U.S.A. His research interest includes ion exchange chromatography, development of nanocomposite sensors for heavy metals and biosensors.
Dr. Mohd Imran Ahamed received his Ph.D degree on the topic “Synthesis and characterization of inorganic-organic composite heavy metals selective cation-exchangers and their analytical applications”, from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India in 2019. He has published several research and review articles in the journals of international recognition. Springer (U.K.), Elsevier, CRC Press Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific and Materials Research Forum LLC (U.S.A). He has completed his B.Sc. (Hons) Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, and M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry) from Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Agra, India. He has co-edited more than 20 books with Springer (U.K.), Elsevier, CRC Press Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific and Materials Research Forum LLC (U.S.A) and Wiley-Scrivener, (U.S.A.). His research work includes ion-exchange chromatography, wastewater treatment, and analysis, bending actuator and electrospinning.
Dr. Hamida-Tun-Nisa Chisti is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry, National Institute of Technology Srinagar, India. She has received her B.Sc. Hons., Masters and Ph.D. in Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, and later has joined her services as Lecturer in 2008 at NIT Srinagar. Her research focus is in the fields of Inorganic Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, and Material Chemistry. She has published several research articles in international journals of repute. She has authored 4 books and 6 book chapters. She is a Member Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC), ACS and also a life member of Asian Polymer Association, Indian Council of Chemists, Life member of the International Association of Engineers (IAENG), Hong Kong, Life member of Eco Ethics International Union (EEIU), Germany and many more. She is also serving as a reviewer for many journals.