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CdTe thin film solar cells : present status and future perspectives  (2011)

Autori:
Romeo, Alessandro
Titolo:
CdTe thin film solar cells : present status and future perspectives
Anno:
2011
Tipologia prodotto:
Contributo in atti di convegno
Tipologia ANVUR:
Contributo in Atti di convegno
Lingua:
Inglese
Formato:
A Stampa
Titolo del Convegno:
International Conference on Light Optics: Phenomena, Materials, Devices, and Characterization, OPTICS 2011
Luogo:
Calicut, Kerala, India
Periodo:
23-25 Maggio
Casa editrice:
American Institute of Physics
ISBN:
9780735409606
Intervallo pagine:
33-37
Parole chiave:
CdTe;; thin film;; solar cells
Breve descrizione dei contenuti:
The CdTe thin film solar cells have reached enough technological maturity to be one of the most successful photovoltaic technologies in the market. From the early stage of research, in the eighties, up to now, CdTe solar cells have provided a constant increase in efficiency together with a more effective fabrication process that reduces the amount of material and increases the industrial scalability, due to the large variety of the fabrication processes and to the robustness of the material.In the last 10 years, different key issues from the recrystallization/activation treatment (enhancing CdTe grain size and passivating the grain boundaries) to the back contact stability (incapsulating copper into a stable compound) have been deeply studied and engineered. With these advances the CdTe photovoltaic technology has now the lowest cost per Watt available, due to the low amount of material involved, the low energies used in the fabrication process and the fast all-in-line production with monolithical integration of the solar cells. In this paper, recent technologies for CdTe thin film solar cell fabrication are shown, low temperature and high temperature deposition processes in the laboratory and on the industrial scale, together with the monolithical integration, together with some environmental considerations are described.
Pagina Web:
http://link.aip.org/link/?APCPCS/1391/33/1
Id prodotto:
63421
Handle IRIS:
11562/367603
depositato il:
11 luglio 2012
ultima modifica:
28 febbraio 2020
Citazione bibliografica:
Romeo, Alessandro, CdTe thin film solar cells : present status and future perspectives  in AIP Conference ProceedingsAmerican Institute of PhysicsAtti di "International Conference on Light Optics: Phenomena, Materials, Devices, and Characterization, OPTICS 2011" , Calicut, Kerala, India , 23-25 Maggio , 2011pp. 33-37

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