Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells

(The H4-Index of Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells is 55. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
Ultra-broadband and wide-angle perfect solar absorber based on TiN nanodisk and Ti thin film structure199
A comprehensive review on development of eutectic organic phase change materials and their composites for low and medium range thermal energy storage applications162
Numerical investigation of solar system equipped with innovative turbulator and hybrid nanofluid158
Numerical analysis of solar energy storage within a double pipe utilizing nanoparticles for expedition of melting142
Recent advances on improved optical, thermal, and radiative characteristics of plasmonic nanofluids: Academic insights and perspectives139
Ferrites as solar photocatalytic materials and their activities in solar energy conversion and environmental protection: A review131
Numerical modelling and analysis of earth abundant Sb2S3 and Sb2Se3 based solar cells using SCAPS-1D122
Impact of Urbach energy on open-circuit voltage deficit of thin-film solar cells111
A comprehensive review on phase change materials for heat storage applications: Development, characterization, thermal and chemical stability108
25.11% efficiency silicon heterojunction solar cell with low deposition rate intrinsic amorphous silicon buffer layers103
Multilayered SiO2/Si3N4 photonic emitter to achieve high-performance all-day radiative cooling101
Thermal and energy performance improvement of hybrid PV/T system by using olein palm oil with MXene as a new class of heat transfer fluid98
Effect of fin number on the melting phase change in a horizontal finned shell-and-tube thermal energy storage unit95
Photothermal properties and photothermal conversion performance of nano-enhanced paraffin as a phase change thermal energy storage material93
MXene based new class of silicone oil nanofluids for the performance improvement of concentrated photovoltaic thermal collector90
Energy, exergy, economic and environmental (4E) analysis of a parabolic trough solar collector using MXene based silicone oil nanofluids85
Hierarchical microencapsulation of phase change material with carbon-nanotubes/polydopamine/silica shell for synergistic enhancement of solar photothermal conversion and storage83
Performance enhancement of Sb2Se3 solar cell using a back surface field layer: A numerical simulation approach82
A review of natural materials for solar evaporation79
Form-stable paraffin/graphene aerogel/copper foam composite phase change material for solar energy conversion and storage79
A comparative life cycle assessment of silicon PV modules: Impact of module design, manufacturing location and inventory75
Shape-stable composite phase change materials encapsulated by bio-based balsa wood for thermal energy storage75
Three-dimensional rGO@sponge framework/paraffin wax composite shape-stabilized phase change materials for solar-thermal energy conversion and storage72
Preparation, characterization and performance of paraffin/sepiolite composites as novel shape-stabilized phase change materials for thermal energy storage72
Thermal assessment on solid-liquid energy storage tube packed with non-uniform angled fins72
Spectrally-selective vanadium dioxide based tunable metafilm emitter for dynamic radiative cooling70
Passive/active photovoltaic-thermal (PVT) system implementing infiltrated phase change material (PCM) in PS-CNT foam70
Ti3C2Tx@Polyvinyl alcohol foam-Supported Phase Change Materials with Simultaneous Enhanced Thermal Conductivity and Solar-Thermal Conversion Performance69
An Al2O3-cellulose acetate-coated textile for human body cooling68
Scalable dual-layer film with broadband infrared emission for sub-ambient daytime radiative cooling67
Significant solar energy absorption of MXene Ti3C2Tx nanofluids via localized surface plasmon resonance66
Dynamic impact of climate on the performance of daytime radiative cooling materials65
Improving the thermal energy storage capability of diatom-based biomass/polyethylene glycol composites phase change materials by artificial culture methods65
A janus solar evaporator with 2D water path for highly efficient salt-resisting solar steam generation64
Towards high efficiency Cd-Free Sb2Se3 solar cells by the band alignment optimization64
Reassessment of the intrinsic bulk recombination in crystalline silicon64
Acrylic membrane doped with Al2O3 nanoparticle resonators for zero-energy consuming radiative cooling62
TOPCon – Technology options for cost efficient industrial manufacturing62
Flexible phase change materials with enhanced tensile strength, thermal conductivity and photo-thermal performance62
Mechanical and microstructural properties of broadband anti-reflective TiO2/SiO2 coatings for photovoltaic applications fabricated by magnetron sputtering61
Biomass-derived porous carbon for excellent low intensity solar steam generation and seawater desalination61
Structurally improved, TiO2-incorporated, CaO-based pellets for thermochemical energy storage in concentrated solar power plants60
Melamine-formaldehyde microencapsulated n-Tetracosane phase change material for solar thermal energy storage in coating60
Biomass porous potatoes/MXene encapsulated PEG-based PCMs with improved photo-to-thermal conversion capability59
Low-cost radiative cooling blade coating with ultrahigh visible light transmittance and emission within an “atmospheric window”59
Efficient defect-passivation and charge-transfer with interfacial organophosphorus ligand modification for enhanced performance of perovskite solar cells58
CdTe-based thin film photovoltaics: Recent advances, current challenges and future prospects57
Flexible passive radiative cooling inspired by Saharan silver ants57
Effective radiative cooling with ZrO2/PDMS reflective coating57
Challenges and opportunities towards the development of floating photovoltaic systems56
Surfactant-mediated prepared VO2 (M) nanoparticles for efficient solar steam generation56
Improving the thermo-economic performance of hemispherical solar distiller using copper oxide nanofluids and phase change materials: Experimental and theoretical investigation56
Development of poly(ethylene glycol)/silica phase-change microcapsules with well-defined core-shell structure for reliable and durable heat energy storage55
Enhanced thermal conductivity of polyurethane/wood powder composite phase change materials via incorporating low loading of graphene oxide nanosheets for solar thermal energy storage55
On the hydrogenation of Poly-Si passivating contacts by Al2O3 and SiN thin films55