Two-Dimensional Numerical Simulations of High Efficiency Silicon Solar Cells
This paper presents for the first time the use of two-dimensional (2D) device simulation for optimising design parameters of high-efficiency silicon solar cells of practical dimensions. We examine the influence of 2D effects on the operating conditions of these devices and give results for the optimal spacing of the front metal fingers. Numerical difficulties inherent in the simulations are being discussed.
KeywordsSolar Cell Electron Flow Silicon Solar Cell Emitter Layer Back Contact
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