Electric field and infrared-induced recovery of metastability in amorphous hydrogenated silicon

Bhattacharya, E.; Pankove, J. I.; Deb, S. K.
September 1987
Applied Physics Letters;9/28/1987, Vol. 51 Issue 13, p998
Academic Journal
In this letter we investigate the difference between the bond breaking and the charge trapping model of the light-induced effect in amorphous hydrogenated silicon (a-Si:H). We also report the partial recovery from the light-induced effect in p-i-n solar cells by infrared illumination in the presence of an electric field.


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