Improved stability of amorphous silicon solar cells with p-type nanocrystalline silicon carbide window layer

Ping Kuan Chang, Wei Tse Hsu, Po Tsung Hsieh, Chun Hsiung Lu, Chih Hung Yeh, Mau Phon Houng

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摘要

In this work, a concept to mitigate light-induced degradation of thin film silicon solar cells is systematically demonstrated. To overcome the light-induced degradation of hydrogenated amorphous silicon (a-Si:H) p-i-n solar cells, conventional p-type hydrogenated amorphous silicon-carbide (p-a-SiC:H) layer is replaced by the p-type nanocrystalline silicon carbide (p-nc-SiC:H). Current-voltage characteristics of solar cells fabricated with p-nc-SiC:H layers are evaluated. The introduction of a p-nc-SiC:H layer as a window layer for a-Si:H solar cells improves the light soaking degradation ratio from 24.6% to 15.9% compared to a-Si:H solar cells with a conventional p-a-SiC:H layers. Although the initial efficiency with p-nc-SiC:H layers is not as high as the standard a-Si:H solar cell with p-a-SiC:H layers, the stabilized efficiency of a-Si:H solar cell with p-nc-SiC:H window layer (8.0%) still exceeds that of the standard a-Si:H cell (7.7%).

原文English
頁(從 - 到)3096-3099
頁數4
期刊Thin Solid Films
520
發行號7
DOIs
出版狀態Published - 2012 一月 31

指紋

Nanocrystalline silicon
Silicon solar cells
Amorphous silicon
Silicon carbide
silicon carbides
amorphous silicon
Solar cells
solar cells
Degradation
degradation
Current voltage characteristics
silicon carbide
soaking
electric potential

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Surfaces and Interfaces
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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Chang, Ping Kuan ; Hsu, Wei Tse ; Hsieh, Po Tsung ; Lu, Chun Hsiung ; Yeh, Chih Hung ; Houng, Mau Phon. / Improved stability of amorphous silicon solar cells with p-type nanocrystalline silicon carbide window layer. 於: Thin Solid Films. 2012 ; 卷 520, 編號 7. 頁 3096-3099.
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