Numerical Simulation of an Improved CZTS/WS2 PV Cell by SCAPS 1-D

Authors

  • AA Md Monzur Ul Akhir Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Green University of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Md Touhidul Imam Green University of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/gubjse.v8i1.62331

Keywords:

Solar cell, CZTS, WS2, SCAPS-1D, Buffer layer

Abstract

CZTS solar cells are promising among the third-generation solar cell. Because of its earth abundant materials and less toxicity CZTS solar cell can perform a sustainable role as an absorber layer. The optimization of a buffer layer is still a challenge and efficiency are still low than other thin film solar cells. In this study, WS2 buffer layer have been used to simulate the PV cell structure in SCAPS-1D simulation software. No research has been found where CZTS and WS2 is used together. We have achieved a maximum efficiency of η = 18.90 % at 300 K working temperature and other factors i.e., Voc, Jsc and FF are also promising. The highest certified efficiency of CZTS solar cell is nearly 12%. The simulation profile can be a guideline for fabricating the improved PV cell.

GUB JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, Vol 8, Dec 2021 P 41-48

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2022-11-16

How to Cite

Ul Akhir, A. M. M., & Imam, M. T. (2022). Numerical Simulation of an Improved CZTS/WS2 PV Cell by SCAPS 1-D. GUB Journal of Science and Engineering, 8(1), 41–48. https://doi.org/10.3329/gubjse.v8i1.62331

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