Nanostructured photovoltaics

  title={Nanostructured photovoltaics},
  author={Katerina Nikolaidou and Som Sarang and Sayantani Ghosh},
  journal={Nano Futures},
In this review,webegin by discussing the need forharnessing renewable energy resources in the context of global energydemands. A summary offirstand second-generation solar cells, their efficiency and grid parity is provided, followedby theneed to reducematerial and installation costs, and achievehigher efficiencies beyond the Shockley–Queisser limit imposed on single junction cells.We also discuss the specific advantages offered by nanomaterials in enhanced energy harvesting,what design… 
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