Modelling and simulation of photovoltaic solar cell using silvaco TCAD and matlab software

Azri Husni Hasani, Siti Fazlili Abdullah, Ahmad Wafi Mahmood Zuhdi, Mohd Shanaruddin Bahrudin, Fazliyana Za'Abar, M. Najib Harif

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Abstract

In this paper, a modelling approach for a photovoltaic solar cell has been proposed which begins with the development of a solar cell up to enabling the solar cell to be implemented at circuit level simulations. This modelling approach is useful in the photovoltaic field to have an initial or overall observation on the effects toward the photovoltaic system. The modelling approach begins with modelling a thin film Cu(In, Ga)Se2(CIGS) solar cell using Silvaco TCAD (Technology Computer-Aided Design) software with a predefined baseline parameters. The electrical parameters as well as the I-V curve of the TCAD model are obtained and the data is exported to be post-processed in Matlab software. Key parameters of the TCAD model are used to develop an equivalent electrical model. The Single-diode model topology is implemented for simplicity. In order to test the validity of the single-diode model, the 1-V curve is compared to the 1-V curve of the TCAD model. As an extension, the 1-V curves are also presented across different temperatures in order to test the accuracy of the single-diode model.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2018 IEEE International Conference on Semiconductor Electronics, ICSE 2018 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages214-217
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781538652831
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 03 Oct 2018
Event13th IEEE International Conference on Semiconductor Electronics, ICSE 2018 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Duration: 15 Aug 201817 Aug 2018

Publication series

NameIEEE International Conference on Semiconductor Electronics, Proceedings, ICSE
Volume2018-August

Other

Other13th IEEE International Conference on Semiconductor Electronics, ICSE 2018
CountryMalaysia
CityKuala Lumpur
Period15/08/1817/08/18

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Computer aided design
Solar cells
Diodes
Topology
Thin films
Networks (circuits)
Computer simulation
Temperature

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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Hasani, A. H., Abdullah, S. F., Mahmood Zuhdi, A. W., Bahrudin, M. S., Za'Abar, F., & Harif, M. N. (2018). Modelling and simulation of photovoltaic solar cell using silvaco TCAD and matlab software. In 2018 IEEE International Conference on Semiconductor Electronics, ICSE 2018 - Proceedings (pp. 214-217). [8481307] (IEEE International Conference on Semiconductor Electronics, Proceedings, ICSE; Vol. 2018-August). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/SMELEC.2018.8481307
Hasani, Azri Husni ; Abdullah, Siti Fazlili ; Mahmood Zuhdi, Ahmad Wafi ; Bahrudin, Mohd Shanaruddin ; Za'Abar, Fazliyana ; Harif, M. Najib. / Modelling and simulation of photovoltaic solar cell using silvaco TCAD and matlab software. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Semiconductor Electronics, ICSE 2018 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018. pp. 214-217 (IEEE International Conference on Semiconductor Electronics, Proceedings, ICSE).
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Hasani, AH, Abdullah, SF, Mahmood Zuhdi, AW, Bahrudin, MS, Za'Abar, F & Harif, MN 2018, Modelling and simulation of photovoltaic solar cell using silvaco TCAD and matlab software. in 2018 IEEE International Conference on Semiconductor Electronics, ICSE 2018 - Proceedings., 8481307, IEEE International Conference on Semiconductor Electronics, Proceedings, ICSE, vol. 2018-August, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., pp. 214-217, 13th IEEE International Conference on Semiconductor Electronics, ICSE 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 15/08/18. https://doi.org/10.1109/SMELEC.2018.8481307

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2018 IEEE International Conference on Semiconductor Electronics, ICSE 2018 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018. p. 214-217 8481307 (IEEE International Conference on Semiconductor Electronics, Proceedings, ICSE; Vol. 2018-August).

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Hasani AH, Abdullah SF, Mahmood Zuhdi AW, Bahrudin MS, Za'Abar F, Harif MN. Modelling and simulation of photovoltaic solar cell using silvaco TCAD and matlab software. In 2018 IEEE International Conference on Semiconductor Electronics, ICSE 2018 - Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2018. p. 214-217. 8481307. (IEEE International Conference on Semiconductor Electronics, Proceedings, ICSE). https://doi.org/10.1109/SMELEC.2018.8481307