multijunction solar cell

multijunction solar cell

[‚məl·tē¦jəŋk·shən ¦sō·lər ′sel]
(electronics)
A solar cell made of two or more materials, each optimally efficient over a limited spectral range. Also known as multiple-junction solar cell.
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It opens the door to develop entirely new multijunction solar cell materials and architectures.
Zvit pro NDR (zaklyuchnyy; No derzhreyestratsiyi 0111U007628) [Development of the energy picture settings based on multijunction solar cells with silicon-governmental vertical diode cells.
Rey-Stolle, Impact of metal-organic vapor phase epitaxy environment on silicon bulk lifetime for III-V-on-Si multijunction solar cells, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Volume 124, 2014, Pages 17-23, ISSN 0927-0248, http://dx.
In contrast, the excess hydrogen introduced during the process to form amorphous silicon films on glass substrates is responsible for light-induced degradation, which is also a significant problem for thin film multijunction solar cells targeting high optimization.
Materials such as gallium, phosphorus, indium and germanium enable Fullspectrum's multijunction solar cells to catch more energy from the sun's light.
Each tracker assembly is 70 feet wide by 50 feet high and contains 7,560 Fresnel lenses that concentrate sunlight by a multiple of 500 onto multijunction solar cells developed originally as part of the US space program.
The Hatch Solar Energy Center's Amonix CPV systems incorporate the world's most efficient multijunction solar cells and advanced optics to convert more sunlight into electricity than conventional solar photovoltaic panels.
The dual-axis tracking systems utilize durable state-of-the-art optics to focus sunlight onto multijunction solar cells.
EPIR is now building upon this tradition to develop and manufacture ultrahigh efficiency, low cost multijunction solar cells for concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) applications.
Multijunction solar cells are two or more solar cells in a stack, where each solar cell collects a specific portion of the solar spectrum.