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Developments for large-scale production of high-efficiency silicon solar cells

  • K. Jäger-Hezel
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Part of the Advances in Solid State Physics book series (ASSP, volume 34)

Abstract

To date, maximum efficiencies of 23.1 % (1,000 W/m2) or 26.5 % for the concentrator applications (140,000 W/m2) have been achieved in laboratory tests for crystalline silicon, using manufacturing processes, however, that require approximately 35 individual steps and are not economical. Meanwhile, the industry is examining a variety of methods to find an economical way of producing solar cell modules. Several promising approaches exist.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Jäger-Hezel
    • 1
  1. 1.Angewandte Solarenergie-ASE GmbHAlzenau

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