Joint analysis studies of open-circuit voltage and photoluminescence intensity (PL-I) are reported for CuIn1-xGaxSe2 (CIGSe) solar cells. A range of compositions are investigated, including constant x = 0.35 and x = 0.55 as well as a graded composition profile having a minimum of x = 0.25. Both the open-circuit voltage and PL-I are measured as functions of temperature and illumination intensity. With these two measurements, a full model-based fitting of the temperature and illumination dependence allows extraction of the effects of window layer band offset and shunt resistance, in addition to bulk and interface recombination parameters. To quantitatively analyze the two distinct measurements jointly, the absolute PL-I is measured to obtain quasi-Fermi-level splitting.
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- Physics and Astronomy(all)