TITLE

26% efficient magnesium-doped AlGaAs/GaAs solar concentrator cells

AUTHOR(S)
Hamaker, H. C.; Ford, C. W.; Werthen, J. G.; Virshup, G. F.; Kaminar, N. R.; King, D. L.; Gee, J. M.
PUB. DATE
October 1985
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;10/1/1985, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p762
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
AlGaAs/GaAs heteroface solar concentrator cells which exhibit 26% efficiency at 753 sun (AM1.5, 100 mW/cm2) have been fabricated using metalorganic chemical vapor deposition. Magnesium was used as the dopant in the p-type emitter and selenium was used as the n-type dopant. The design parameters of the solar cell were determined with the aid of a computer program which realistically models the performance of such cells.
ACCESSION #
9818191

 

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