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Recent Progress In Thin Film Polycrystalline Solar Cells Based On Cadmium Sulfide
Author(s): John D. Meakin
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Paper Abstract

Recent developments in thin film polycrystalline cells based on CdS/Cu2S have established this cell as a major contender for large scale terrestrial application. Conversion efficiencies for CdS/Cu2S now exceed 8%, with firm reason to believe that 10% is achievable. A modified cell using (CdZn)S is expected to be capable of about 15% conversion efficiency.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 October 1977
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0114, Optics Applied to Solar Energy Conversion, (31 October 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955614
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John D. Meakin, University of Delaware (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0114:
Optics Applied to Solar Energy Conversion
A. I. Mlavsky; Roland Winston, Editor(s)

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