Photonic Sensors

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 228–233 | Cite as

Output Characteristics of GaAs Cell Irradiated by Laser

  • Xiaowei LiEmail author
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The output characteristics of GaAs cell are keys for the laser wireless power transmission system design. The measurement platform for the output characteristics of GaAs cell is established by single-junction GaAs cell and 1064 nm fiber laser. The influence rules of laser power and temperature on the short-circuit current, open-circuit voltage, peak power, fill factor, and conversion efficiency are measured. The measurement results show that the conversion efficiency firstly increases and then decreases with an increase in laser power, and reaches a maximum of 54.5% at the laser power of 0.405 W, whereas the conversion efficiency decreases with an increase in temperature, and decreases slowly with an increase in laser power.


Laser GaAs cell peak power conversion efficiency wireless power transmission 



This project is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 11647096) and the Inner Mongolia Natural Science Foundation (Grant No. 2016BS0102).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Physics and Electronic Information EngineeringChifeng UniversityChifengChina

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