silicon solar cell

silicon solar cell

[′sil·ə·kən ′sō·lər ′sel]
(electronics)
A solar cell consisting of p and n silicon layers placed one above the other to form a pn junction at which radiant energy is converted into electricity.
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The i-PERC-type silicon solar cells have been manufactured on imec s silicon solar cell pre-pilot line using RENA s InPilot tool for rear-side polishing and emitter removal, and SoLayTec s spatial ALD tool for Al2O3 deposition.
1% has been achieved for a crystalline silicon solar cell based p-type wafer material at laboratory level.
The team used optical modelling and electrical simulations to show that a thin-film crystalline silicon solar cell with a 2D nanostructure generated three times as much photo current as an unstructured cell of the same thickness.
The step cell is made by layering a gallium arsenide phosphide (GaAsP)-based solar cell on a low-cost silicon solar cell.
The experiment being held is using both a poly-crystalline silicon solar cell and a mono-crystalline solar cell in an isolated environment.
After two years of research, funded by Trina Solar, the Australian National University has produced, with contribution from Australian consulting firm PV Lighthouse, an IBC silicon solar cell, which was independently tested by the Fraunhofer CalLab in Germany to be able to deliver an efficiency of 24.
Under the award, AmberWave is integrating the technology with solar cell designs developed at the University of New South Wales, which has demonstrated a silicon solar cell with a world-leading 25 percent efficiency.
Tokyo, June 14, 2012 - (JCN) - Kaneka and imec, a researcher in nanoelectronics, report a large area (6 inch semi-square) heterojunction silicon solar cell with a certified power conversion efficiency of 22.
But it's only a starting point from where PV industry, semiconductor experience, tool suppliers, and research institutes can relaunch their quest towards the best possible cost effective crystalline silicon solar cell.
Through Bright Point, Blue Square Energy uses 100 percent 4N UMG silicon, which results in a significant cost reduction relative to other UMG silicon solar cell products.
The A-300 silicon solar cell developed by SunPower Corp, Sunnyvale, CA is based on a rear-contact design that maximizes the working cell area, hides unsightly wires and simplifies automated production.
a silicon solar-cell performance leader, has has introduced the A-300, a highly efficient, low-cost silicon solar cell.