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Technical Physics Letters

, Volume 44, Issue 10, pp 873–876 | Cite as

The Effect of Base Thickness on Photoconversion Efficiency in Textured Silicon-Based Solar Cells

  • A. V. SachenkoEmail author
  • V. P. Kostylyov
  • A. V. Bobyl
  • V. N. Vlasyuk
  • I. O. Sokolovskyi
  • G. A. Konoplev
  • E. I. Terukov
  • M. Z. Shvarts
  • M. Evstigneev
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Abstract

A theory is developed, which describes the experimental external quantum efficiency, EQE(λ) as a function of photon wavelength for structured Si-based solar cells. Short-circuit current density as a function of base thickness, d, is calculated for the high-efficiency solar cells with the photoconversion efficiency η ≥ 25% The procedure allows one to carry out a complete optimization of such solar cells, in particular, to find the optimal base thickness, dopt.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. V. Sachenko
    • 1
    Email author
  • V. P. Kostylyov
    • 1
  • A. V. Bobyl
    • 2
  • V. N. Vlasyuk
    • 1
  • I. O. Sokolovskyi
    • 1
  • G. A. Konoplev
    • 3
  • E. I. Terukov
    • 2
    • 3
  • M. Z. Shvarts
    • 2
  • M. Evstigneev
    • 4
  1. 1.V. Lashkaryov Institute of Semiconductor PhysicsNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKievUkraine
  2. 2.Ioffe Physical Technical InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia
  3. 3.St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical University “LETI”St. PetersburgRussia
  4. 4.Department of Physics and Physical OceanographyMemorial University of NewfoundlandSt. John’sCanada

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