TITLE

Space-charge distribution and trapping kinetics in amorphous silicon solar cells

AUTHOR(S)
Konenkamp, R.; Muramatsu, S.
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;3/2/1992, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p1120
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Determines the electric field profile and the electron transport efficiency in amorphous silicon solar cells. Use of electron time-of-flight experiments; Correlation between the space-charge distribution and the trapping behavior; Identification of the charged states.
ACCESSION #
4227301

 

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