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CdTe thin film solar cell on flexible metallic substrate
Author(s): Qingfeng Su; Dongmin Li; Weimin Shi; Linjun Wang; Yiben Xia
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Paper Abstract

In this paper lightweight and flexible CdS/CdTe thin film solar cells on metallic substrates have been developed using a close spaced sublimation process with a low deposition temperature. The analysis of basic properties of CdS and CdTe thin films was carried out by SEM and XRD characterization techniques. The thin film solar cell devices were characterized by current- voltage and photocurrent techniques. Open circuit voltage (Voc) of 710 mV, short-circuit current density (Jsc) of 20.55 mA/cm2 and conversion efficiency of 9.04% was obtained for the flexible CdTe/CdS thin film solar cell under AM1.5 illumination.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 February 2011
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 7995, Seventh International Conference on Thin Film Physics and Applications, 799531 (18 February 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.888236
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Qingfeng Su, Shanghai Univ. (China)
Shanghai New Energy S&T Co. Ltd. (China)
Dongmin Li, Shanghai Westingarea M&E System Co. Ltd. (China)
Weimin Shi, Shanghai Univ. (China)
Linjun Wang, Shanghai Univ. (China)
Yiben Xia, Shanghai Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7995:
Seventh International Conference on Thin Film Physics and Applications

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