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Title: Systems and methods for advanced ultra-high-performance InP solar cells

Systems and Methods for Advanced Ultra-High-Performance InP Solar Cells are provided. In one embodiment, an InP photovoltaic device comprises: a p-n junction absorber layer comprising at least one InP layer; a front surface confinement layer; and a back surface confinement layer; wherein either the front surface confinement layer or the back surface confinement layer forms part of a High-Low (HL) doping architecture; and wherein either the front surface confinement layer or the back surface confinement layer forms part of a heterointerface system architecture.
Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1346013
Assignee:
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC NREL
Patent Number(s):
9,590,131
Application Number:
14/226,540
Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Mar 26
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

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