NGCPV: a new Generation of concentrator photovoltaic cells, modules and systems

@inproceedings{Datas2012NGCPVAN,
  title={NGCPV: a new Generation of concentrator photovoltaic cells, modules and systems},
  author={A. Datas and A. B. L{\'o}pez and Gabriel Sala Pano and I. Ant{\'o}n and J. C. Dominguez and Pablo Benitez Gimenez and C. Valle and A. Bett and K. Lackner and M. Niemeyer and S. Philipps and G. Siefer and N. Ekins-Daukes and F. Roca and C. Cancro and I. Luque-Heredia and W. Warmuth and M. Baudrit and Y. Okada and M. Sugiyama and Y. Hishikawa and T. Takamoto and K. Araki and A. Fukuyama and K. Nishioka and Hidetoshi Suzuki and N. Kuze and Y. Moriyasu and T. Kita and A. Kotagiri and N. Kojima and A. M. Vega and M. Yamaguchi and Antonio Luque L{\'o}pez},
  year={2012}
}
Starting on June 2011, NGCPV has been the first coordinated project between the European Commission and Japanese NEDO in order to advance in the science and technology of concentrator photovoltaics (CPV). Research has covered all relevant areas in CPV, from solar cells to complete systems, including multijunction solar cells, novel solar cell concepts utilizing nanostructures, advanced optics and modules, thermal management, reliability and modeling at all the stages of the CPV chain, rating… Expand
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