TITLE

High efficiency n-Cd(Se,Te)/S=photoelectrochemical cell resulting from solution chemistry control

AUTHOR(S)
Licht, Stuart; Tenne, Reshef; Dagan, Geulah; Hodes, Gary; Manassen, Joost; Cahen, David; Triboulet, Robert; Rioux, Jacques; Levy-Clement, Claude
PUB. DATE
March 1985
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;3/15/1985, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p608
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
High efficiency (12.7%) CdSe0.68Te0.32/cesium polysulfide photoelectrochemical cells are demonstrated in this work. Crystals of the ternary alloy Cd(Se, Te) of type n type were synthesized by the traveling heater method. The nature of the polysulfide electrolyte, based on Cs polysulfide without excess hydroxide and containing small amounts of copper ions, is shown to be of particular importance in determining the cell efficiency. Reasonable output stability of the cell was obtained under accelerated tests.
ACCESSION #
9817231

 

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