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Daniel Farrell

  • Research Associate
  • Imperial College London
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Research interests

Hot-carrier solar cellsLuminescent Solar Concentrators

About

I'm a postdoctoral researcher in the Quantum Photovoltaics Group at Imperial College London. I'm interested in the fundamentals of solar energy conversion and how optical systems can be used to enhance efficiency and lower costs. During my PhD I developed quantum dot based luminescent concentrators, and demonstrated the first quantum dot tandem collectors. I also developed an advanced optical ray tracing software, "PVTrace" (http://daniel.farrell.name/freebies/pvtrace) for simulation of luminescent photovoltaic devices. As a Research Associate I have developed rate models for both the hot-carrier solar cell and the intersubband cooling dynamics in quantum dots.

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  • A hot-carrier solar cell with optical energy selective contacts

    • Farrell D
    • Takeda Y
    • Nishikawa K
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  • Operating regimes for second generation luminescent solar concentrators

    • Farrell D
    • Yoshida M
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  • Routes to High-efficiency Photovoltaic Conversion of Solar Energy

    • Farrell D
    • Ekins-Daukes N
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  • Using amorphous silicon solar cells to boost the viability of luminescent solar concentrators

    • Farrell D
    • Sark W
    • Velthuijsen S
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  • Luminescent Solar Concentrators – A review of recent results

    • Van Sark W
    • Barnham K
    • Slooff L
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Professional experience

Research Associate

Imperial College London

January 2009 - Present

Education history

PhD

Imperial College London, University of London

October 2004 - January 2009(4 years)

MPhys

Department of Physics,The University of Hull

October 2000 - June 2004(4 years)