Mercury cadmium telluride solar cell with 10.6% efficiency

Basol, Bulent M.; Tseng, Eric S.
April 1986
Applied Physics Letters;4/7/1986, Vol. 48 Issue 14, p946
Academic Journal
Cd-rich mercury cadmium telluride (MCT) is a promising material for thin-film solar cell applications. In this letter we present data on the deposition of MCT films by a simple electroplating technique and report on the highest efficiency polycrystalline MCT thin-film solar cell to date, which has an efficiency of 10.6% under AM1.5 illumination.


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