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Advanced Materials, ISSN 0935-9648, 08/2015, Volume 27, Issue 31, pp. 4585 - 4591
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MRS Bulletin, ISSN 0883-7694, 4/2008, Volume 33, Issue 4, pp. 355 - 364
The direct conversion of solar energy to electricity by photovoltaic cells or thermal energy in concentrated solar power systems is emerging as a leading... 
3RD-GENERATION PHOTOVOLTAICS | PHYSICS, APPLIED | MULTIPLE EXCITON GENERATION | CELL EFFICIENCIES | MATERIALS SCIENCE, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | PROGRESS | CU(IN,GA)SE-2 | SOLAR ENERGY | solar thermal energy | photovoltaics
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Solar Energy, ISSN 0038-092X, 12/2016, Volume 139, pp. 278 - 289
•Photothermal conversion efficiency (PTE) of gold nanofluids was performed outdoor.•Large non-uniform temperature distribution was identified and cannot be... 
Photothermal conversion efficiency | Nanoparticle | Nanofluid | Direct absorption | Solar energy | GOLD NANOPARTICLES | SPECTRAL IRRADIANCE | SOLAR THERMAL-ENERGY | HEAT-TRANSFER | VAPOR GENERATION | OPTICAL-CONSTANTS | AL2O3-H2O NANOFLUID | ENERGY & FUELS | NANOPARTICLE DISPERSIONS | STEAM-GENERATION | SURFACE-PLASMON RESONANCE
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Advanced Energy Materials, ISSN 1614-6832, 10/2019, Volume 9, Issue 37, pp. 1901753 - n/a
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Advanced Materials, ISSN 0935-9648, 11/2017, Volume 29, Issue 41, p. n/a
A simple, inexpensive, ecofriendly and scalable technique for fabricating highly efficient selective solar absorbers (SSAs) is reported by Nanfang Yu, Yuan... 
selective solar absorbers | environmentally friendly | solar–thermal energy conversion | plasmonic | wide‐angle | Force and energy | Emittance | Absorptivity | Absorptance | Thermal energy | Absorbers | Energy conversion efficiency
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Energy, ISSN 0360-5442, 02/2018, Volume 144, pp. 800 - 807
This article analyses the diffusion and adoption of solar energy conversion systems in Greece during the last forty years. The installed capacity of solar... 
Energy conservation | Market diffusion | Solar thermal | Photovoltaics | LOSSES | THERMODYNAMICS | ENERGY & FUELS | Analysis | Solar energy | Green technology | Air pollution | Air quality management | Greenhouse gases
Journal Article
Applied Energy, ISSN 0306-2619, 02/2018, Volume 211, pp. 735 - 742
•Optical properties of core-shell NPs were discussed systematically.•Absorption efficiency can be adjusted by the core-shell or mixing ratios of NPs.•Optimized... 
Solar thermal conversion | Finite difference time domain | Optical properties | Core-shell nanoparticle | GOLD NANOPARTICLES | SYSTEM | ENERGY | ENERGY & FUELS | AG | PHOTOTHERMAL CONVERSION | STEAM-GENERATION | NANOFLUIDS | ENGINEERING, CHEMICAL | AU | SURFACE-PLASMON RESONANCE | EFFICIENCY | Nanoparticles
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Solar Energy, ISSN 0038-092X, 09/2018, Volume 171, pp. 73 - 82
[Display omitted] •Tunable optical properties of plasmonic multi-thorny Au NPs were obtained.•Multi-thorny Au NPs were used to enhance solar thermal conversion... 
Au nanoparticle | Solar thermal conversion | Morphology control | Seed mediated method | ENERGY CONVERSION | ENERGY & FUELS | PERFORMANCE | NANOCRYSTALS | OPTICAL-PROPERTIES | PHOTOTHERMAL CONVERSION | NANOFLUIDS | NANOPARTICLES | COLLECTOR | ABSORPTION | EFFICIENCY | Optical properties | Analysis | Radiation
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Macromolecular Rapid Communications, ISSN 1022-1336, 01/2020, Volume 41, Issue 1, pp. e1900413 - n/a
Photoswitchable compounds are promising materials for solar‐thermal energy conversion and storage. In particular, photoresponsive azobenzene‐containing... 
azobenzene | solar thermal fuels | photoresponsiveness | polymers | energy | CAPACITY | POLYMER SCIENCE | RELEASE | EFFICIENCY | FLUOROAZOBENZENES | Storage | Photovoltaic cells | Computer simulation | Energy conversion | Solar energy | Mathematical models | Fuels | Polymers | Thermal energy | Energy storage
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Energy & Environmental Science, ISSN 1754-5692, 2015, Volume 8, Issue 4, pp. 1299 - 1308
The efficiency of heat-to-electricity conversion based on the thermoelectric effect depends on the materials' nondimensional figure of merit zT. While recent... 
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