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Improved semiconductors for photovoltaic solar cells

University of Delaware. Institute of Energy Conversion

Improved semiconductors for photovoltaic solar cells

by University of Delaware. Institute of Energy Conversion

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Published by Dept.of Energy, for sale by the National Technical Information Service] in [Washington], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Semiconductors,
  • Solar batteries,
  • Photovoltaic power generation

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesTID ; 28710
    ContributionsCatalano, A. W, United States. Dept. of Energy
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14884242M

    A basic photovoltaic cell consists of a n-type and a p-type semiconductor forming a p-n junction. The upper area is extended and transparent, generally exposed to the sun. These diodes or cells are exceptional that generate a voltage when exposed to . Organic/inorganic lead halide perovskite solar cells (PSCs) have received global attention because of their excellent photovoltaic performance and ease of .

    Photovoltaic Cell, Energy use. STUDY. PLAY. Power (P) = Watts (W) Current (I) x Voltage (V) brings light into cell and yields more solar absorption. N type silicon. third layer, doping Si with one more valence electron. fifth and final layer, acts as a conductor and covers the back of the solar cell. Layers of a photovoltaic cells. Physicists and electronic engineers survey recent developments in photovoltaics. Their topics include basic principles and theory of the photovoltaic effect, quantum dots as light harvester nanocrystals for solar cell applications, photoelectrochemical solar cells using a nanocrystalline copper selenide photo electrode, studies on the photovoltaic effect of cadmium-selenium .

    A solar cell is made of two types of semiconductors, called p-type and n-type silicon. The p-type silicon is produced by adding atoms—such as boron or gallium—that have one less electron in their outer energy level than does silicon. Because boron has one less electron than is required to form the bonds with the surrounding silicon atoms, an electron vacancy or “hole” is created.   Perovskite solar cells are a breath of fresh air into the emerging photovoltaic technology landscape. They have amazed with an incredibly fast efficiency improvement, going from just 2% in to.


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