TITLE

Preprocessing heat treatment of metal-insulator-semiconductor solar cells

AUTHOR(S)
Wong, Dick Y. F.; Lam, Y. W.
PUB. DATE
April 1986
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;4/14/1986, Vol. 48 Issue 15, p981
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Degradation in performance is reported of metal-insulator-semiconductor solar cells after isochronal and isothermal preprocessing heat treatment. Apart from the bulk lifetime degradation, an enhanced surface recombination is also observed. This is believed to be the first time that degradation in cell performance is reported which is solely due to the heat treatment and not related to the effect of diffusion.
ACCESSION #
9819525

 

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