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Introduction

  • Matevž BokaličEmail author
  • Marko Topič
Chapter
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)

Abstract

Thin-film photovoltaics is briefly introduced by outlining different technologies and stating their record efficiencies. The main loss mechanisms, design procedure and important challenges in up-scaling of these devices are presented. A need for spatially resolved characterisation in research and development is justified.

Keywords

Photovoltaics Thin-film Spatially resolved characterisation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of LjubljanaLjubljanaSlovenia

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