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Arezou Rashidi

Arezou Rashidi

Academic rank: Assistant Professor
ORCID: 0000-0001-5944-3226
Education: PhD.
ScopusId: 57193621558
Faculty: Science
Address: University of Mazandaran
Phone: 011-35305191

Research

Title
Design of absorptive multilayer coatings for satellite thin-film solar cells and studying the dispersion effect on them
Type
JournalPaper
Keywords
Thin-film, Absorptive multilayer structures, Solar cells,Dispersion effect
Year
2022
Journal OPTIK
DOI
Researchers Benyamin Darzi ، Amin Ghadi ، Arezou Rashidi

Abstract

Using the Transfer Matrix method and Abele’s Matrix method, several types of absorptive multilayer structures have been proposed exclusively for thin-film solar cells, which can absorb the solar spectrum in the wavelength range from 300 nm to 3000 nm with the angles of incidence from 0◦ to 90◦ considerably. Furthermore, the absorption rate of these structures has been investigated and calculated at the angle of incidence 70◦ with considering the dispersion effect and making use of the Sellmeier Equations. For coherency sunlight, the results illustrate that the absorption rate of all structures has been increased significantly by applying the dispersion effect compared with the absence of the dispersion effect for TM waves while the absorption rate has been expanded up to 40% in all structures virtually with undergoing optimization for incoherency sunlight. As a result, the four-layer structure with the maximum absorption rate, without applying the dispersion relation has been absorbed 91% of the sunlight on average while utilizing the dispersion relation has been absorbed 99% of the sunlight on average for TM waves. In addition, the magnetic fields under dispersion effect have been reduced to keep safe the structures and also intensity of sunlight was monotone in TM waves and incoherency light to preserve them against solar intensity fluctuations at various angles.