Plasmonic effects in amorphous silicon thin film solar cells with metal back contacts.

@article{Palanchoke2012PlasmonicEI,
  title={Plasmonic effects in amorphous silicon thin film solar cells with metal back contacts.},
  author={U. Palanchoke and Vladislav Jovanov and H. Kurz and P. Obermeyer and H. Stiebig and D. Knipp},
  journal={Optics express},
  year={2012},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={
          6340-7
        }
}
  • U. Palanchoke, Vladislav Jovanov, +3 authors D. Knipp
  • Published 2012
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Optics express
  • Plasmonic effects in amorphous silicon thin film solar cells with randomly textured metal back contact were investigated experimentally and numerically. The influence of different metal back contacts with and without ZnO interlayer was studied and losses in the individual layers of the solar cell were quantified. The amorphous silicon thin film solar cells were prepared on randomly textured substrates using large area production equipment and exhibit conversion efficiencies approaching 10%. The… CONTINUE READING
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