Improving the current output of GaInNAs solar cells using distributed Bragg reflectors

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    Abstract

    The influence of AlGaAs-based distributed Bragg reflector (DBR) on the performance of a GaInNAs n-i-p solar cells is reported. The DBR increased the short circuit current density by ~1 mA/cm2, owing to increased external quantum efficiency in the wavelength range from 1120 nm to 1240 nm. As a result of the incorporation of the DBR structure, the series resistance of the cell was increased by 4 mOhm-cm2.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publication2016 IEEE 43rd Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC)
    PublisherIEEE
    Pages0368-0371
    Number of pages4
    ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5090-2724-8
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 21 Nov 2016
    Publication typeA4 Article in conference proceedings
    EventIEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference - , United Kingdom
    Duration: 1 Jan 2000 → …

    Publication series

    Name
    ISSN (Print)0160-8371

    Conference

    ConferenceIEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Period1/01/00 → …

    Keywords

    • Distributed Bragg reflectors
    • Junctions
    • Photovoltaic cells
    • Photovoltaic systems
    • Resistance

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    • Publication forum level 1

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