Inorganic photovoltaic cells

Robert Miles, Guillaume Zoppi, Ian Forbes

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Abstract

The inorganic semiconductor materials used to make photovoltaic cells include crystalline, multicrystalline, amorphous, and microcrystalline Si, the III-V compounds and alloys, CdTe, and the chalcopyrite compound, copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS). We show the structure of the different devices that have been developed, discuss the main methods of manufacture, and review the achievements of the different technologies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20-27
JournalMaterials Today
Volume10
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2007

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