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Title: Multi-crystalline II-VI based multijunction solar cells and modules

Multi-crystalline group II-VI solar cells and methods for fabrication of same are disclosed herein. A multi-crystalline group II-VI solar cell includes a first photovoltaic sub-cell comprising silicon, a tunnel junction, and a multi-crystalline second photovoltaic sub-cell. A plurality of the multi-crystalline group II-VI solar cells can be interconnected to form low cost, high throughput flat panel, low light concentration, and/or medium light concentration photovoltaic modules or devices.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1187933
Report Number(s):
9,070,811
13/750,756
DOE Contract Number:
EE0005332
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Jan 25
Research Org:
Plant PV, Inc., Belmont, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE