P[sup +]/n/n[sup +] InP solar cells directly on Si substrates

Lee, M.K.; Wuu, D.S.; Horng, R.H.
March 1993
Applied Physics Letters;3/8/1993, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p1140
Academic Journal
Examines the fabrication of indium phosphide (InP) solar cells on silicon (Si) substrates using a low-pressure organometallic vapor phase epitaxy. Benefits in utilizing Si as a substrate for InP solar cells; Usage of wet chemical etching in forming mesa-type cells; Application of thermal cycle annealing in improving InP film quality.


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