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Nanooptics of locally induced photocurrent in monocrystalline Si solar cells
Author(s): Pavel Skarvada; Lubomír Grmela; Inas Faisel Abuetwirat; Pavel Tománek
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents the results of our experimental study of high resolution map of induced photocurrent in monocrystalline silicon solar cells. Photovoltaic solar cells are evaluated by Near-field Optical Beam Induced photocurrent (NOBIC), as well as by Scanning Near-field Optical Microscope (SNOM) topography and reflection. The correlation between reflection and transport characteristic indicates possibility of this diagnostic tool. Therefore the SNOM and NOBIC represent the coupling of very useful methods to provide a non-destructive local characterization on silicon semiconductor solar cells.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 November 2008
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7138, Photonics, Devices, and Systems IV, 713829 (18 November 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.818080
Show Author Affiliations
Pavel Skarvada, Brno Univ. of Technology (Czech Republic)
Lubomír Grmela, Brno Univ. of Technology (Czech Republic)
Inas Faisel Abuetwirat, Brno Univ. of Technology (Czech Republic)
Pavel Tománek, Brno Univ. of Technology (Czech Republic)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7138:
Photonics, Devices, and Systems IV
Pavel Tománek; Dagmar Senderáková; Miroslav Hrabovský, Editor(s)

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