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  • publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018
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    Meng, Lei; Yang, Xiaoguang; Yang, Tao;
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    Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

    Self-flattened and low-resistance Al-doped ZnO (ZnO:Al) thin films were developed by sol–gel process, for providing a versatile transparent conducting oxide material that enables the growth of high-quality photoactive layers and enhancement in light absorption by intens...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
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    Samed Halilov; Ahmer A.B. Baloch; Nouar Tabet; Sergey N. Rashkeev; Fahhad H. Alharbi;
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    Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

    Effect of the band alignment on the performance of heterojunction p-i-n solar cell is investigated in the framework of one-dimensional transport model. An affinity-based approach is introduced in order to identify a set of material parameters and doping levels which wou...

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  • publication . Other literature type . Article . 2019
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    Authors:
    Micheli, Leonardo; Fernandez, Eduardo F.; Muller, Matthew; Almonacid, Florencia;
    Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
    Project: EC | NoSoilPV (793120)

    <jats:p>&lt;div&gt;&lt;div&gt;&lt;div&gt;&lt;div&gt;The identification and prediction of the daily soiling profiles of a photovoltaic site is essential to plan the optimal cleaning schedule. In this article, we analyze and propose various methods to extract and generate...

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  • publication . Article . 2014
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    Chih-Hung Wu; Chih An Hsu; Chih-Chao Yang;
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    Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

    Amorphous Ge (α-Ge) deposited from a high purity Ge source was adopted to study the passivation applications for Ge solar cells. The measured results indicate that postannealing treatment onto the solar cell with α-Ge plays an important role in determining the solar cel...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
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    Pengchao Zhou; Weixia Lan; Jia-Lu Gu; Min Zhao; Zhiyuan Wang; Yingjie Liao; Yuanyuan Liu; Huayan Pu; Jiheng Ding; Bin Wei;
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    Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

    2D materials with unique opto-electronic properties have shown immense potential for application in organic photovoltaics (OPVs). In this article, we reported a facile and efficient strategy to enhance the device performance of OPVs by doping 2D material of antimonene q...

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  • publication . Article . 2016
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    Authors:
    Yu Jin; Scott T. Dunham;
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    Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

    We conduct 2-D simulations of device structures typical of electron-beam-induced current (EBIC) imaging and solar cell structures for p-type CdTe absorber layers with charged grain boundaries. A large signal enhancement is found near depleted (positively charged) grain ...

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  • publication . Article . 2012
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    Monika Freunek; Michael Freunek; Leonhard Reindl;
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    Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

    Photovoltaic (PV) converters on the centimeter scale are considered to be the most promising energy supplier for energy-autarkic microsystems in indoor applications, i.e., to power wireless sensor nodes in automated buildings. We provide the first systematic discussion ...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
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    Kevin Tyler; Madhan K. Arulanandam; Ramesh Pandey; Niranjana Mohan Kumar; Jennifer Drayton; James R. Sites; Richard R. King;
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    Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

    II–VI/Si tandem solar cells have strong potential for high efficiency at low cost by combining the two most widely used solar cell materials: silicon and cadmium telluride (CdTe). However, there are challenges with this merger, as loss of minority-carrier lifetime in th...

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  • publication . Article . Other literature type . 2019
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    Authors:
    Gong, Lei; Zhou, Chunlan; Zhu, Junjie; Wang, Wenjing;
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    Surface passivation on silicon is one of the hot topics for research in the field of silicon solar cells. Single layers of silicon oxide prepared by thermal oxidation, O3 oxidation or chemical oxidation and the stack layer of silicon oxide combined with other dielectric...

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  • publication . Article . 2012
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    Ram Homier; Abdelatif Jaouad; Artur Turala; Christopher E. Valdivia; Denis Masson; Steven G. Wallace; Simon Fafard; Richard Arès; Vincent Aimez;
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    Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

    The design of antireflection coating (ARC) for multijunction solar cells is challenging due to the broadband absorption and the need for current matching of each subcell. Silicon nitride, which is deposited by plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD) using stan...

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  • publication . Article . 2014
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    Authors:
    Pierpaolo Spinelli; Albert Polman;
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    Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

    Dielectric nanoparticles placed on top of a thin-film solar cell strongly enhance light absorption in the cell over a broad spectral range due to the preferential forward scattering of light from leaky Mie resonances in the particle. In this study, we systematically stu...

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  • publication . Article . 2012
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    Authors:
    Friedemann D. Heinz; Paul Gundel; Wilhelm Warta; Martin C. Schubert;
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    A quantitative doping density mapping technique for silicon samples with micrometer spatial resolution is presented. Being based on confocal microphotoluminescence spectroscopy, the technique allows for detailed quantitative analyses on the doping concentration of micro...

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  • publication . Article . 2012
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    Authors:
    Seyed Hossein Madaeni; Ramteen Sioshansi; Paul Denholm;
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    Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

    In this paper, we estimate the capacity value of photovoltaic (PV) solar plants in the western U.S. Our results show that PV plants have capacity values that range between 52% and 93%, depending on location and sun-tracking capability. We further compare more robust but...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
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    Juan P. Guerrero-Jimenez; Victor Hugo Romero Arellano; Isaac Zarazúa; Tzarara López-Luke; Ramachari Doddoji; Andrea Cerdán-Pasarán;
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    Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

    Multilayer structure (TiO2/CdS/NaYF4:Yb3+-Er3+/ZnS) as the photoelectrode was successfully studied, and the increase of the efficiency cell depended on NaYF4:Yb3+-Er3+ layer, which worked as a scattering layer that is correlated with the morphology. The irregular rod mo...

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  • publication . Article . 2014
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    Aaron D. Martinez; Brenden R. Ortiz; Nicole E. Johnson; Lauryn L. Baranowski; Lakshmi Krishna; Sukgeun Choi; Patricia C. Dippo; Bobby To; Andrew G. Norman; Paul Stradins; ...
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  • publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018
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    Silverman, Timothy J.; Deceglie, Michael G.; Subedi, Indra; Podraza, Nikolas J.; Slauch, Ian M.; Ferry, Vivian E.; Repins, Ingrid;
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    Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

    Reducing the operating temperature of photovoltaic modules increases their efficiency and lifetime. This can be achieved by reducing the production of waste heat or by improving the rejection of waste heat. We tested, using a combination of simulation and experiment, se...

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  • publication . Other literature type . Article . 2016
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    Guerriero, Pierluigi; Di Napoli, Fabio; Vallone, Gianlorenzo; d'Alessandro, Vincenzo; Daliento, Santolo;
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    Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

    In this paper, an innovative sensor suited to perform real-time measurements of operating voltage and current, open-circuit voltage, and short-circuit current of string-connected photovoltaic (PV) panels is presented. An effective disconnection system ensures that the s...

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  • publication . Article . 2016
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    Verena Steckenreiter; Jan Hensen; Alwina Knorr; Sarah Kajari-Schröder; Rolf Brendel;
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    Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

    The reuse of the silicon substrate is a key component in the kerfless-porous-silicon-based wafering process. Starting with a boron-doped p+-type substrate, a porous double layer is created, reorganized in a hydrogen bake, and then serves as a substrate for silicon homoe...

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  • publication . Other literature type . Article . 2018
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    Authors:
    Feldmann, Frank; Nogay, Gizem; Polzin, Jana-Isabelle; Steinhauser, Bernd; Richter, Armin; Fell, Andreas; Schmiga, Christian; Hermle, Martin; Glunz, Stefan W.;
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    Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
    Project: EC | DISC (727529)

    Recently, the charge carrier transport mechanism of passivating contacts, which feature an ultra-thin oxide layer, has been investigated by studying temperature-dependent current–voltage ( I–V ) characteristics. The measurement revealed that tunneling is the dominant tr...

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  • publication . Conference object . Article . 2015
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    Authors:
    Michelle Vaisman; Kunal Mukherjee; Taizo Masuda; Kevin Nay Yaung; Eugene A. Fitzgerald; Minjoo Larry Lee;
    Publisher: IEEE

    AlInP offers the highest direct bandgap ( $E_{g}$ ) among nonnitride III–V materials, making it attractive for top cell applications in five-to-six-junction solar cells. We present novel 2.05–2.15 eV direct-gap AlInP solar cells, grown on GaInAs/GaAs-graded buffers by m...

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