Quantum efficiencies exceeding unity due to impact ionization in silicon solar cells

Kolodinski, Sabine; Werner, Jurgen H.; Wittchen, Thomas; Queisser, Hans J.
October 1993
Applied Physics Letters;10/25/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 17, p2405
Academic Journal
Investigates the internal quantum efficiency of silicon solar cells. Optimization of cell materials and structures for photovoltaic conversion; Mechanism for maximizing solar cell efficiency; Role of impact ionization for the internal quantum efficiency of Si ultraviolet radiation.


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