Photovoltaic solar cell technologies: analysing the state of the art

  title={Photovoltaic solar cell technologies: analysing the state of the art},
  author={Pabitra K. Nayak and Suhas Mahesh and Henry J. Snaith and David Cahen},
  journal={Nature Reviews Materials},
The remarkable development in photovoltaic (PV) technologies over the past 5 years calls for a renewed assessment of their performance and potential for future progress. Here, we analyse the progress in cells and modules based on single-crystalline GaAs, Si, GaInP and InP, multicrystalline Si as well as thin films of polycrystalline CdTe and CuInxGa1−xSe2. In addition, we analyse the PV developments of the more recently emerged lead halide perovskites together with notable improvements in… 
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