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High-Efficiency Silicon Solar Cells

  • Richard M. Swanson
  • Ronald A. Sinton
Part of the Advances in Solar Energy book series (AISE, volume 6)

Abstract

In the last five years silicon solar cells have undergone significant evolution resulting in greatly improved efficiencies. As an illustration, Figure 4.1 plots the highest reported silicon concentrator cell efficiency versus year. Also shown for comparison are gallium-arsenide concentrator cell results. Silicon one-sun cells have undergone a similar, but less dramatic, improvement.

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Solar Cell Carrier Density Minority Carrier Silicon Solar Cell Surface Recombination 
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  • Ronald A. Sinton

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