31 October 1977 High Efficiency Solar Cells Based On Indium Phosphide
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We report single crystal InP-CdS solar cells having AM2 efficiencies of 15 percent and polycrystalline thin-film cells having AM2 efficiencies of 5.7 percent. Basic studies of the interface reveal that the thin-film efficiency is presently limited at least in part by the quality of the InP within the grains, and not exclusively by interface phenomena intrinsic to a polycrystalline cell.
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J. L. Shay, S. Wagner, K. J. Bachmann, E. Buehler, "High Efficiency Solar Cells Based On Indium Phosphide", Proc. SPIE 0114, Optics Applied to Solar Energy Conversion, (31 October 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955616; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.955616
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