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Issue No.02 - March/April (2010 vol.12)

pp: 18-27

Yosuke Kanai , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Jeffrey C. Grossman , Massachusetts Institute of Technology

DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCSE.2010.50

ABSTRACT

<p>Quantum mechanical electronic structure calculations are playing an ever-expanding role in advancing nanotechnology as well as in advancing our understanding and design of new functional materials. Recent research utilizing quantum mechanical electronic structure calculations is helping to improve upon our understanding of existing nanomaterials—and predict new nanomaterials—for photovoltaic applications.</p>

INDEX TERMS

Quantum mechanical, optoelectronics, photovoltaics, solar cells, nanoscience and nanotechnology, electronic structure calculations

CITATION

Yosuke Kanai, Jeffrey C. Grossman, "Theory and Simulation of Nanostructured Materials for Photovoltaic Applications",

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