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Thin film solar technology

Alan Edward Delahoy

Thin film solar technology

2-4 August 2009, San Diego, California, United States

by Alan Edward Delahoy

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Published by SPIE in Bellingham, Wash .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and author index.

StatementAlan E. Delahoy, Louay A. Eldada, editors ; sponsored and published by SPIE
SeriesProceedings of SPIE -- v. 7409, Proceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering -- v. 7409.
ContributionsSPIE (Society)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTA418.9.T45 T445 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24527932M
ISBN 100819476994
ISBN 109780819476999
LC Control Number2010455692
OCLC/WorldCa458275223

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A thin-film solar cell is a second generation solar cell that is made by depositing one or more thin layers, or thin film (TF) of photovoltaic material on a substrate, such as glass, plastic or metal.

Thin-film solar cells are commercially used in several technologies, including cadmium telluride (CdTe), copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS), and amorphous thin-film silicon (a-Si, TF-Si). Thin-film solar panels are typically made with one of the following four technologies: Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) – The most widely used thin-film technology, CdTe holds roughly 50% of the market share for thin-film solar panels.

CdTe contains significant amounts of Cadmium – an element with relative toxicity – so this is a factor of Author: Luke Richardson. The Handbook of Thin Film Deposition is a comprehensive reference focusing on thin film technologies and applications used in the semiconductor industry and the closely related areas of thin film deposition, thin film micro properties, photovoltaic solar energy applications, new materials for memory applications and methods for thin film optical processes.

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The field of coatings and thin-film technologies is rapidly advancing to keep up with new uses for semiconductor, optical, tribological, thermoelectric, solar, security, and smart sensing applications, among others.

In this sense, thin-film coatings and structures are increasingly sophisticated with more specific properties, new geometries, large areas, the use of heterogeneous materials and Author: Jaime Andres Perez-Taborda, Alba G.

Avila Bernal. Thin film solar cell technology has recently seen some radical advancement as a result of new materials and innovations in device structures. The increase in the efficiency of thin film solar cells and perovskite into 23% mark has created significant attention in the photovoltaic market, particularly in the integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) field.

The first book of this four-volume edition is dedicated to one of the most promising areas of photovoltaics, which has already reached a large-scale production of the second-generation thin-film solar modules and has resulted in building the powerful solar plants in several countries around the world.

Thin-film technologies using direct-gap semiconductors such as CIGS and Cited by: This book concentrates on the latest developments in our understanding of solid-state device physics. The material presented is mainly experimental and based on CdTe thin-film solar cells.

It extends these new findings to CIGS thin-film solar cells and presents a new device design based on graded bandgap multilayer solar cells. Thin‐Film Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells: Physics and Technology. Author(s): Dr. Rolf Brendel; this is probably the first book to offer a comprehensive treatment of the specific problems of thin silicon solar cells.

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Thin film solar cells (TFSC) are a promising approach for terrestrial and space photovoltaics and offer a wide variety of choices in terms of the device design and fabrication. Thin Film Deposition is the technology of applying a very thin film of material – between a few nanometers to about micrometers, or the thickness of a few atoms – onto a “substrate” surface to be coated, or onto a previously deposited coating to form layers.

Thin Film Deposition manufacturing processes are at the heart of today’s. A French company has embedded its thin-film solar panels into a car cover. It says the device can add 15 kilometers of range if the car is parked in the sun for 8 hours. Hybrid Silicon Thin Film: Hybrid silicon thin film solar cells combine c-Si technology with a layer of wide-bandgap thin-film material such as III-V compounds (from Al, Ga, In, N, P, As, Sb elements), chalcogenides, metal oxides, or perovskites.

Hybrid PV devices have a potential for low-cost manufacturing and high conversion efficiencies. The direct conver­ sion of solar energy to electricity (photovoltaic effect) via devices called solar cells has already become an established frontier area of science and technology. Born out of necessity for remote area applications, the first commercially manufactured solar cells - single-crystal silicon and thin film CdS/Cu2S - were.

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Thin film technology is explained with an emphasis on current and future techniques for mass production, and the book closes with a compendium.

Thin-film solar cell, type of device that is designed to convert light energy into electrical energy (through the photovoltaic effect) and is composed of micron-thick photon-absorbing material layers deposited over a flexible -film solar cells were originally introduced in the s by researchers at the Institute of Energy Conversion at the University of Delaware in the.

Thin Film Solar Cells • A thin film of semiconductor is deposited by low cost methods. • Less material is usedLess material is used. • Cells can be flexible and integrated directly into roofing material.

Metal N-type CdS P-type CdTe 3~8 um um Glass Superstrate Transparent Conducting Oxide um ~ um.The life of flexible silicone panels is roughly years.

But rigid tend to last considerably longer. The flexible ones tend to dry crack and leak or the plastic goes cloudy.

I learned this from the panels on my boat. Aug am Reply. A boat is a harsh environment! Janu pm Reply.The technology is the thin-film photovoltaic (PV) cell, which, bywill be producing 3, megawatts of electricity worldwide [source: National Renewable Energy Laboratory].

Beyondproduction capacity will increase even more as thin-film PV cells find their way into solar-powered commercial buildings and homes, from California to.