Displaying items by tag: SolarNumberland engineering consultancy for new processes, new materials. New processes: We analyse, optimize and document processes often not covered by quality management handbooks and teach them to run. We translate technical demands into physical effects or properties and then find the suitable material.http://prozessdoktor.de/index.php/get-in-contact/itemlist/tag/Solar2016-07-30T07:46:44+02:00Joomla! - Open Source Content ManagementFlexible solar cells for textiles2015-12-23T09:48:02+01:002015-12-23T09:48:02+01:00http://prozessdoktor.de/index.php/get-in-contact/item/1520-flexible-solar-cells-for-textilesAdministratorgrond@numberland.de<div class="K2FeedImage"><img src="http://prozessdoktor.de/media/k2/items/cache/244b5dae760521e76fdae71a187b423f_S.jpg" alt="Flexible solar cells for textiles" /></div><div class="K2FeedIntroText"><h1><span style="display: inline; float: none; position: static; font-size: 14px; font-weight: bold; font-family: Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif; font-size-adjust: none; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; line-height: 14.3px; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-shadow: none; text-transform: none; word-spacing: normal;">Flexible solar cells for textiles</span></h1> </div><div class="K2FeedFullText"> <p>ID: F1512-06</p> <p>Presently, there is a strong competition to European manufacturers from China's solar panel industry that exports panels at really low prices. To fend down competition, there features been a change to non-silicon-based and thin-film PV technologies. Nevertheless, these technologies have only marginal benefits and set up requirements are similar to traditional solar panels. In addition, modules are mostly rigid panels and cannot be integrated into big structures without modifying the architecture design. The task decreased module and installation expenses by combining versatile OPV materials with tensile materials utilizing roll-to-roll manufacturing techniques. The ability to create the panels on fabric surfaces means that complex shapes can be created to increase solar collection. Addressing big areas with versatile polymer structures costs less than glass, with programs spanning from walkway shades, coach stops and carport covers to arcades and stadiums. The organic solar cells also do maybe not include the customary indium-tin-oxide that's scarce, expensive and brittle. Rather, project partners used aluminium that is cheaper and can be scaled up to create aluminium foils. The modules comply with European and intercontinental criteria and laws for implementation in off-grid since well as grid-connected or feed-in-tariff (FIT) power schemes. In the short term, FIT plans provide operators with motivation for investment by having to pay them for power created in their installed systems such as tones. In the long term, researchers envision a final system in which FIT schemes will be unnecessary given the low price of the PV technology contrasted to grid prices. Taken together, the materials and technology promise to bring the expense of solar energy on par with that of traditional power. Reduced production, transport and operating expenses should encourage investment in PV solar power. The technology is truly pioneering as there's nothing comparable available on the market these days.</p> <p><a href="mailto:getincontact@numberland.com?subject=Get%20in%20Contact">getincontact@numberland.com</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div><div class="K2FeedTags"><ul><li>Flexible</li><li>Solar</li><li>Cell</li><li>textile</li><ul></div><div class="K2FeedImage"><img src="http://prozessdoktor.de/media/k2/items/cache/244b5dae760521e76fdae71a187b423f_S.jpg" alt="Flexible solar cells for textiles" /></div><div class="K2FeedIntroText"><h1><span style="display: inline; float: none; position: static; font-size: 14px; font-weight: bold; font-family: Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif; font-size-adjust: none; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; line-height: 14.3px; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-shadow: none; text-transform: none; word-spacing: normal;">Flexible solar cells for textiles</span></h1> </div><div class="K2FeedFullText"> <p>ID: F1512-06</p> <p>Presently, there is a strong competition to European manufacturers from China's solar panel industry that exports panels at really low prices. To fend down competition, there features been a change to non-silicon-based and thin-film PV technologies. Nevertheless, these technologies have only marginal benefits and set up requirements are similar to traditional solar panels. In addition, modules are mostly rigid panels and cannot be integrated into big structures without modifying the architecture design. The task decreased module and installation expenses by combining versatile OPV materials with tensile materials utilizing roll-to-roll manufacturing techniques. The ability to create the panels on fabric surfaces means that complex shapes can be created to increase solar collection. Addressing big areas with versatile polymer structures costs less than glass, with programs spanning from walkway shades, coach stops and carport covers to arcades and stadiums. The organic solar cells also do maybe not include the customary indium-tin-oxide that's scarce, expensive and brittle. Rather, project partners used aluminium that is cheaper and can be scaled up to create aluminium foils. The modules comply with European and intercontinental criteria and laws for implementation in off-grid since well as grid-connected or feed-in-tariff (FIT) power schemes. In the short term, FIT plans provide operators with motivation for investment by having to pay them for power created in their installed systems such as tones. In the long term, researchers envision a final system in which FIT schemes will be unnecessary given the low price of the PV technology contrasted to grid prices. Taken together, the materials and technology promise to bring the expense of solar energy on par with that of traditional power. Reduced production, transport and operating expenses should encourage investment in PV solar power. The technology is truly pioneering as there's nothing comparable available on the market these days.</p> <p><a href="mailto:getincontact@numberland.com?subject=Get%20in%20Contact">getincontact@numberland.com</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div><div class="K2FeedTags"><ul><li>Flexible</li><li>Solar</li><li>Cell</li><li>textile</li><ul></div>Better thin film solar cells2015-09-28T09:33:06+02:002015-09-28T09:33:06+02:00http://prozessdoktor.de/index.php/get-in-contact/item/1501-better-thin-film-solar-cellsAdministratorgrond@numberland.de<div class="K2FeedImage"><img src="http://prozessdoktor.de/media/k2/items/cache/1bd58d5578a772a7d45ae443756a785d_S.jpg" alt="Better thin film solar cells" /></div><div class="K2FeedIntroText"><h1><span style="display: inline; float: none; position: static; font-size: 14px; font-weight: bold; font-family: Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif; font-size-adjust: none; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; line-height: 14.3px; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-shadow: none; text-transform: none; word-spacing: normal;">Better thin film solar cells</span></h1> </div><div class="K2FeedFullText"> <p>ID: F1509-07</p> <p>A project is redesigning multi-junction thin-film silicon products to facilitate change from lab- to pilot-scale manufacturing. Innovative processes for light management and brand new absorber materials are boosting module efficiencies and reducing manufacturing expenses. Multi-junction solar-cell devices allow for higher transformation efficiencies contrasted to the conventional ones. However, such efficiencies are gained at the cost of increased complexity, with substrate geometries and layer interacting with each other greatly impacting the product overall performance. Experts are re-designing multi-junction thin-film silicon devices to facilitate change from lab- to pilot-scale manufacturing. Revolutionary procedures for light management and new absorber materials are boosting module efficiencies and reducing manufacturing expenses. Experts are concentrating on improving the fill factor and open-circuit voltage to boost the final power conversion performance of the thin-film silicon modules. The target is to demonstrate prototypes with 12 % efficiencies at costs below EUR 0.5 per Watt-peak. Novel textured substrates are increasing light-trapping in thin movies. The texturisation is achieved with nano-structures obtained by certain layer deposition methods such as chemical etching and nanoimprinting on cup. Experts have actually developed equipment for wet-chemical etching of transparent conductive oxide layers made of double-structured zinc oxide. Work on nanoimprinting on large-area modules is progressing as prepared. Doped and absorber layers are examined, examined and integrated for validation in products. Novel absorber materials consist of nanocrystalline silicon oxide levels for the top cell and surface-passivated nanocrystalline silicon layers for the bottom cellular. Especially, the development on textured substrates needs to be explored to determine its impact on the structural and electronic properties of the levels. By evaluating optical and electrical designs, the designs for module development will be selected. Work on high-rate deposition of nanocrystalline silicon bottom cells is ongoing. The first standardised round-robin tests have actually been performed at various organizations and institutes. an expense evaluation features been performed for nano-imprint lithography.</p> <p><a href="mailto:getincontact@numberland.com?subject=Get%20in%20Contact">getincontact@numberland.com</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div><div class="K2FeedTags"><ul><li>Thin</li><li>Film</li><li>Solar</li><li>Cell</li><ul></div><div class="K2FeedImage"><img src="http://prozessdoktor.de/media/k2/items/cache/1bd58d5578a772a7d45ae443756a785d_S.jpg" alt="Better thin film solar cells" /></div><div class="K2FeedIntroText"><h1><span style="display: inline; float: none; position: static; font-size: 14px; font-weight: bold; font-family: Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif; font-size-adjust: none; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; line-height: 14.3px; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-shadow: none; text-transform: none; word-spacing: normal;">Better thin film solar cells</span></h1> </div><div class="K2FeedFullText"> <p>ID: F1509-07</p> <p>A project is redesigning multi-junction thin-film silicon products to facilitate change from lab- to pilot-scale manufacturing. Innovative processes for light management and brand new absorber materials are boosting module efficiencies and reducing manufacturing expenses. Multi-junction solar-cell devices allow for higher transformation efficiencies contrasted to the conventional ones. However, such efficiencies are gained at the cost of increased complexity, with substrate geometries and layer interacting with each other greatly impacting the product overall performance. Experts are re-designing multi-junction thin-film silicon devices to facilitate change from lab- to pilot-scale manufacturing. Revolutionary procedures for light management and new absorber materials are boosting module efficiencies and reducing manufacturing expenses. Experts are concentrating on improving the fill factor and open-circuit voltage to boost the final power conversion performance of the thin-film silicon modules. The target is to demonstrate prototypes with 12 % efficiencies at costs below EUR 0.5 per Watt-peak. Novel textured substrates are increasing light-trapping in thin movies. The texturisation is achieved with nano-structures obtained by certain layer deposition methods such as chemical etching and nanoimprinting on cup. Experts have actually developed equipment for wet-chemical etching of transparent conductive oxide layers made of double-structured zinc oxide. Work on nanoimprinting on large-area modules is progressing as prepared. Doped and absorber layers are examined, examined and integrated for validation in products. Novel absorber materials consist of nanocrystalline silicon oxide levels for the top cell and surface-passivated nanocrystalline silicon layers for the bottom cellular. Especially, the development on textured substrates needs to be explored to determine its impact on the structural and electronic properties of the levels. By evaluating optical and electrical designs, the designs for module development will be selected. Work on high-rate deposition of nanocrystalline silicon bottom cells is ongoing. The first standardised round-robin tests have actually been performed at various organizations and institutes. an expense evaluation features been performed for nano-imprint lithography.</p> <p><a href="mailto:getincontact@numberland.com?subject=Get%20in%20Contact">getincontact@numberland.com</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div><div class="K2FeedTags"><ul><li>Thin</li><li>Film</li><li>Solar</li><li>Cell</li><ul></div>Solar panels for buildings2015-08-28T08:49:56+02:002015-08-28T08:49:56+02:00http://prozessdoktor.de/index.php/get-in-contact/item/1489-solar-panels-for-buildingsAdministratorgrond@numberland.de<div class="K2FeedImage"><img src="http://prozessdoktor.de/media/k2/items/cache/e6be06759b95621101847a64eeb2ad08_S.jpg" alt="Solar panels for buildings" /></div><div class="K2FeedIntroText"><h1><span style="display: inline; float: none; position: static; font-size: 14px; font-weight: bold; font-family: Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif; font-size-adjust: none; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; line-height: 14.3px; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-shadow: none; text-transform: none; word-spacing: normal;">Solar panels for buildings</span></h1> </div><div class="K2FeedFullText"> <p>ID: F1508-01</p> <p>Big solar panels in structures may soon become something of this past. A new project seeks to produce new solar technologies for tapping the sunlight's bountiful energy straight through building construction materials on their own. Looks appears to be one of the forces that are driving extensive deployment of building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV). This tantalising energy that is sustainable supplies the chance of generating electricity and changing main-stream construction materials. The demand for diverse shapes, sizes, colours and transparency amounts is high; nonetheless, these products are lacking. Current PV modules are derived from fixed shapes and electric production. Even though this can be ideal for large solar plants, it really is costly and inefficient for building designs or other products that are solar-powered. Addressing the need for customised PV cells which can be flexible and simple to integrate, the project centers around developing unique cell that is solar and manufacturing processes. A first aim is to build up brand new scribing and printing technologies which will enable monolithically interconnected versatile solar modules. The newest monolithic interconnection procedures should simplify the manufacturing of thin-film modules, permitting modification of this electrical properties of a PV module along with its decoration. Another main part of focus is on identifying novel materials for the front surface grid make it possible for various habits and colours. Significant progress in creating the BIPV while the product-integrated PV prototypes happens to be already achieved. A significant part regarding the work happens to be intended for developing the solar cell fabrication processes. Another task happens to be to produce custom-made copper-indium-gallium-selenide materials to be deposited in the flexible substrates. Focus was placed on attaining selective ablation by laser regarding the solar mobile movies that is important for producing thin-film solar modules. Other project activities consist of growth of high-precision, large-scale publishing technologies that enable exact publishing of interconnection levels in to the laser-scribed microgrooves. With the exception of buildings, thin-film, lightweight and versatile high-performance solar modules are attractive for many applications such as for instance electronic devices and vehicles that are electric.</p> <p><a href="mailto:getincontact@numberland.com?subject=Get%20in%20Contact">getincontact@numberland.com</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div><div class="K2FeedTags"><ul><li>Solar</li><li>Panel</li><li>Building</li><ul></div><div class="K2FeedImage"><img src="http://prozessdoktor.de/media/k2/items/cache/e6be06759b95621101847a64eeb2ad08_S.jpg" alt="Solar panels for buildings" /></div><div class="K2FeedIntroText"><h1><span style="display: inline; float: none; position: static; font-size: 14px; font-weight: bold; font-family: Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif; font-size-adjust: none; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; line-height: 14.3px; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-shadow: none; text-transform: none; word-spacing: normal;">Solar panels for buildings</span></h1> </div><div class="K2FeedFullText"> <p>ID: F1508-01</p> <p>Big solar panels in structures may soon become something of this past. A new project seeks to produce new solar technologies for tapping the sunlight's bountiful energy straight through building construction materials on their own. Looks appears to be one of the forces that are driving extensive deployment of building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV). This tantalising energy that is sustainable supplies the chance of generating electricity and changing main-stream construction materials. The demand for diverse shapes, sizes, colours and transparency amounts is high; nonetheless, these products are lacking. Current PV modules are derived from fixed shapes and electric production. Even though this can be ideal for large solar plants, it really is costly and inefficient for building designs or other products that are solar-powered. Addressing the need for customised PV cells which can be flexible and simple to integrate, the project centers around developing unique cell that is solar and manufacturing processes. A first aim is to build up brand new scribing and printing technologies which will enable monolithically interconnected versatile solar modules. The newest monolithic interconnection procedures should simplify the manufacturing of thin-film modules, permitting modification of this electrical properties of a PV module along with its decoration. Another main part of focus is on identifying novel materials for the front surface grid make it possible for various habits and colours. Significant progress in creating the BIPV while the product-integrated PV prototypes happens to be already achieved. A significant part regarding the work happens to be intended for developing the solar cell fabrication processes. Another task happens to be to produce custom-made copper-indium-gallium-selenide materials to be deposited in the flexible substrates. Focus was placed on attaining selective ablation by laser regarding the solar mobile movies that is important for producing thin-film solar modules. Other project activities consist of growth of high-precision, large-scale publishing technologies that enable exact publishing of interconnection levels in to the laser-scribed microgrooves. With the exception of buildings, thin-film, lightweight and versatile high-performance solar modules are attractive for many applications such as for instance electronic devices and vehicles that are electric.</p> <p><a href="mailto:getincontact@numberland.com?subject=Get%20in%20Contact">getincontact@numberland.com</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div><div class="K2FeedTags"><ul><li>Solar</li><li>Panel</li><li>Building</li><ul></div>Nano-structured building blocks inspired by nature2015-05-27T09:35:11+02:002015-05-27T09:35:11+02:00http://prozessdoktor.de/index.php/get-in-contact/item/1458-nano-structured-building-blocks-inspired-by-natureAdministratorgrond@numberland.de<div class="K2FeedImage"><img src="http://prozessdoktor.de/media/k2/items/cache/c134e098a8f1587051168b874b808379_S.jpg" alt="Nano-structured building blocks inspired by nature" /></div><div class="K2FeedIntroText"><h1><span style="display: inline; float: none; position: static; font-size: 14px; font-weight: bold; font-family: Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif; font-size-adjust: none; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; line-height: 14.3px; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-shadow: none; text-transform: none; word-spacing: normal;">Nano-structured building blocks inspired by nature</span></h1> </div><div class="K2FeedFullText"> <p>ID: F1505-04</p> <p>Bio-inspired mineralisation process bases on heterogeneous nucleation of nanosize inorgаniс stages, such as calcium phosphate or carbonate, onto 3D organic templates that assemble in a complex fashion, thanks to information exchanged at the molecular level. Νυmerоυs living organisms exploit thіs рroсess tо build structureѕ with the fυnсtion of sustain аnd рrotection (i.e. еxоskeletonѕ in bugs and molluscs, endoskeletonѕ in mammals). Brand new green chemistrу prоcedυrеs рermit the in-lab aсtivatiοn of thе cоntrοl meсhаnisms at the basis of suсh ensеmble of соmplex phenоmena to flеxibly drive thе contrоlled developmеnt of new hybrid materіals with fυnctiоn of arresting nanopartісles in сritical size range; cοntrollеd hеatіng аnd moisturising of health gases; scaffolds fοr rеgeneration of dental tissυes and fibrous рhotovoltaiсѕ to be integrated іntо new dye ѕensitized solar сellѕ.<br />These brand new bio-inspired process for dеvelopment of smart multі-functional prοdυcts with broad application in Hеalth, Envirоnment and Safety is of quicklу growing value for cоntemporary technical programѕ. One of the talents of these procedures is the usage of numerous and environmentally friendly raw materials such as natural polymers and fibres. These materials are blended by inducing chemical or real linking between different bio-polymers or normal fibres therefore generating composite bio-polymeric matrices, utilized to develop nano-sized building obstructs then subjected to bio-inspired assembling and mineralization. In this resрect, prоspeсtive materіаls and processes had been sсreened and tested and thе beѕt appliсants selected fοr addіtional development.</p> <p><a href="mailto:getincontact@numberland.com?subject=Get%20in%20Contact">getincontact@numberland.com</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div><div class="K2FeedTags"><ul><li>Nano</li><li>Inspired</li><li>Solar</li><li>Cell</li><li>Hybrid</li><li>Material</li><li>Environment</li><ul></div><div class="K2FeedImage"><img src="http://prozessdoktor.de/media/k2/items/cache/c134e098a8f1587051168b874b808379_S.jpg" alt="Nano-structured building blocks inspired by nature" /></div><div class="K2FeedIntroText"><h1><span style="display: inline; float: none; position: static; font-size: 14px; font-weight: bold; font-family: Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif; font-size-adjust: none; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; line-height: 14.3px; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; text-indent: 0px; text-shadow: none; text-transform: none; word-spacing: normal;">Nano-structured building blocks inspired by nature</span></h1> </div><div class="K2FeedFullText"> <p>ID: F1505-04</p> <p>Bio-inspired mineralisation process bases on heterogeneous nucleation of nanosize inorgаniс stages, such as calcium phosphate or carbonate, onto 3D organic templates that assemble in a complex fashion, thanks to information exchanged at the molecular level. Νυmerоυs living organisms exploit thіs рroсess tо build structureѕ with the fυnсtion of sustain аnd рrotection (i.e. еxоskeletonѕ in bugs and molluscs, endoskeletonѕ in mammals). Brand new green chemistrу prоcedυrеs рermit the in-lab aсtivatiοn of thе cоntrοl meсhаnisms at the basis of suсh ensеmble of соmplex phenоmena to flеxibly drive thе contrоlled developmеnt of new hybrid materіals with fυnctiоn of arresting nanopartісles in сritical size range; cοntrollеd hеatіng аnd moisturising of health gases; scaffolds fοr rеgeneration of dental tissυes and fibrous рhotovoltaiсѕ to be integrated іntо new dye ѕensitized solar сellѕ.<br />These brand new bio-inspired process for dеvelopment of smart multі-functional prοdυcts with broad application in Hеalth, Envirоnment and Safety is of quicklу growing value for cоntemporary technical programѕ. One of the talents of these procedures is the usage of numerous and environmentally friendly raw materials such as natural polymers and fibres. These materials are blended by inducing chemical or real linking between different bio-polymers or normal fibres therefore generating composite bio-polymeric matrices, utilized to develop nano-sized building obstructs then subjected to bio-inspired assembling and mineralization. In this resрect, prоspeсtive materіаls and processes had been sсreened and tested and thе beѕt appliсants selected fοr addіtional development.</p> <p><a href="mailto:getincontact@numberland.com?subject=Get%20in%20Contact">getincontact@numberland.com</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div><div class="K2FeedTags"><ul><li>Nano</li><li>Inspired</li><li>Solar</li><li>Cell</li><li>Hybrid</li><li>Material</li><li>Environment</li><ul></div>