The waffle: a new photovoltaic diode geometry having high efficiency and backside contacts


By employing anisotropic etching techniques and advanced device processing it is possible to micromachine new types of mechanical, electronic, and optical devices of silicon, which have unique properties. In this paper the characteristics of a new type of photovoltaic diode fabricated employing these processing techniques are described. This novel device… (More)


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