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Simulation Tools within VIPERLAB

NameCategorySoftware neededInput filesOutput filesPartnerContactOpen sourceCluster/ DesktopSimulation durationSpecialities
CROWMopticalMatlabtext files containing thicknesses, n&k and optionally textures and variable excitation spectratext files; absorption spectra of each layer /EQE, photo current (losses)EPFLchristian.wolff@epfl.chnoboth1 minray-tracing for texturing
SCAPS 1Delectricalnotext files; mobilities, trap densities, thicknesses,..text files containing JV, CV, Cf,..EPFLchristian.wolff@epfl.chyesPC1 min
SIMsalabimelectricalfree pascaltext files; mobilities, trap densities, thickn., ilumination intensity..text files; JV, e.g. scan-rate/-direction dependentEPFLchristian.wolff@epfl.chyesboth1 minincludes mobile ions (2 species)
SILVACOopto-electricalnotext files: illumination spectrum, refractive indexes....text files + able to visualize them with the programCENERezugasti@cener.comnodesktop PC1-30 min
CROWMopticalMatlabtext files: layers materials & thicknesses, n&k profiles, surface texturestext files: RAT spectra of each layer /EQE, photo current (losses)CEAdavid.pelletier@cea.frnoboth1 minRay-tracing for texturing
ATLAS (SILVACO)opto-electricalnotext files: layers structures & properties, mobilities, doping level, n&k profilestext files: IV curves, band diagramCEArenaud.varache@cea.frnoboth1-30 min
TIBERCADopto-electricalnotext files: mesh file, material parameter files, simulation input file, optionally: generation profiles, doping profilesin 1D text files, in 2/3D VTK: IV curves, spatial data (band edges, densities, ...), generation profileUNITOVauf.der.maur@ing.uniroma2.itno (might change soon)both1-10 min (1D), 10 min - hours (2/3D)multi-particle drift-diffusion, possible linking to thermal and QM modules, developed at UNITOV
COMSOLoptical (FEM and ray tracing)noGUI basedfields, generation rateUNITOVauf.der.maur@ing.uniroma2.itnoboth>1 minavailable modules: full wave and ray tracing, can be combined
CST Microwave Studiooptical (FDTD)noGUI basedspatial data: fields,´┐Żabsorbed powerUNITOVauf.der.maur@ing.uniroma2.itnoboth10 min - hours
Sentaurus TCADopto-electricalnoGUI based, parameter text files, physical models,...various (e.g. band diagram, generation, recombination, JV/EQE, tunnel currents, ion/carrier distributions, currents, many more)Fraunhofer ISEchristoph.messmer@ise.fraunhofer.denoboth1min to 1daydetailed modelling, drift-diffusion including ions, tunnel models (e.g. trap assisted tunneling), thin film optics + ray tracing
Quokka3electricalnoSilicon bulk properties (doping, lifetime) Skin: sheet resistance, recombination current (also with lateral variation) metallization: geometry, contact resistance, finger resistance) optics: illumination spectrum, various options for optical models Top cell: IV curve or 2-diode model parameters, EQEIV curve+parameters, EQE, current and power loss analysis, luminescence (Si), 3D distribution of voltage/current etc.Fraunhofer ISEandreas.fell@ise.fraunhofer.denocluster 1-30 minsimulation of lateral cell effects, simulation of perovskite top cell as 1D skin