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Metal-Insulator-Semiconductor Solar Cells Using Amorphous Si:F:H Alloys

  • A. Madan
  • J. McGill
  • W. Czubatyj
  • J. Yang
  • S. R. Ovshinsky
Part of the Institute for Amorphous Studies Series book series (IASS)

Abstract

Amorphous hydrogenated silicon (a-Si:H) alloys produced from the radio-frequency glow discharge of SiH4 gas have been studied extensively in recent years(1). Thin-film photovoltaic devices have been fabricated from these alloys in Schottky barrier2 metal-insulator-semiconductor (MIS),3 and p-i-n 4 configurations with conversion efficiencies of up to 5.5, 4.8, and 4.5%, respectively.*

Keywords

Reciprocal Temperature Antireflection Coating Maximum Power Point Effective Barrier Height Diode Ideality Factor 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Madan
    • 1
  • J. McGill
    • 1
  • W. Czubatyj
    • 1
  • J. Yang
    • 1
  • S. R. Ovshinsky
    • 1
  1. 1.Energy Conversion Devices, Inc.TroyUSA

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