Optical and electrical losses in the first layer of a thin-film solar cell are one of the strongest efficiency limiting factors for thin-film silicon solar cells on glass. In this thesis, front surface excess charge carrier collection in silicon thin-film solar cells and its impact on solar cell efficiency is evaluated, using advanced numerical device simulation combined with in-depth experimental characterisation. (Abstract shortened by UMI.)
|School:||National University of Singapore (Singapore)|
|Department:||Electrical And Comuter Eneginnering|
|School Location:||Republic of Singapore|
|Source:||DAI-B 77/06(E), Dissertation Abstracts International|
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