Staebler-Wronski effect


Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.

Staebler-Wronski effect

[¦stāb·lər ′rän·skē i‚fekt]
(solid-state physics)
A reversible change (usually a reduction) in the dark conductivity and photoconductivity of hydrogenated amorphous silicon during and following illumination by light with sufficient energy to produce electron-hole pairs.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Shimizu, "Staebler-Wronski effect in hydrogenated amorphous silicon and related alloy films," Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, vol.
Carius, "Structural order and Staebler-Wronski effect in hydrogenated amorphous silicon films and solar cells," IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol.
However, the fundamental challenge of silicon thin-film solar cells is light-induced degradation known as the Staebler-Wronski Effect (SWE) [2].