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Accession Number DE2012-1051900
Title Low Cost High Efficiency InP-Based Solar Cells. Cooperative Research and Development.
Publication Date Jul 2012
Media Count 3p
Personal Author M. Wanlass
Abstract NREL will develop a method of growing and fabricating single junction InP solar cells on 2-inch InP substrates on which a release layer has been deposited by MicroLink Devices. NREL will transfer to MicroLink the details of the InP solar cell layer structure and test results in order that the 2-inch results can be replicated on 4-inch InP substrates. NREL will develop a method of growing and fabricating single junction InP solar cells, including a metamorphic layer, on 2-inch GaAs substrates on which a release layer has been deposited by MicroLink Devices. NREL will transfer to MicroLink the details of the InP solar cell layer structure and test results in order that the 2-inch results can be replicated on 6-inch GaAs substrates. NREL will perform characterization measurements of the solar cells, including I-V and quantum efficiency measurements at AM1.5 1-sun.
Keywords Costs
Efficiency
Fabrication
Indium phosphides
Junctions
Research and development
Solar cells
Substrates

 
Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 97N - Solar Energy
Corporate Author National Renewable Energy Lab., Golden, CO.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Final rept.
NTIS Issue Number 1306
Contract Number DE-AC36-08G028308

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