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Extended description of tunnel junctions for distributed modeling of concentrator multi-junction solar cells
Año:2012
Áreas de investigación
  • Tecnología electrónica y de las comunicaciones
Datos
Descripción
One of the key components of highly efficient multi-junction concentrator solar cells is the tunnel junction interconnection. In this paper, an improved 3D distributed model is presented that considers real operation regimes in a tunnel junction. This advanced model is able to accurately simulate the operation of the solar cell at high concentraions at which the photogenerated current surpasses the peak current of the tunnel junctionl Simulations of dual-junction solar cells were carried out with the improved model to illustrate its capabilities and the results have been correlated with experimental data reported in the literature. These simulations show that under certain circumstances, the solar cells short circuit current may be slightly higher than the tunnel junction peak current without showing the characteristic dip in the J-V curve. This behavior is caused by the lateral current spreading toward dark regions, which occurs through the anode/p-barrier of the tunnel junction.
Internacional
Si
JCR del ISI
Si
Título de la revista
Solar Energy Materials And Solar Cells
ISSN
0927-0248
Factor de impacto JCR
4,542
Información de impacto
Volumen
95
DOI
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2011.05.009
Número de revista
9
Desde la página
2693
Hasta la página
2697
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Participantes
  • Autor: Pilar Espinet González (UPM)
  • Autor: Ivan Garcia Vara (UPM)
  • Autor: Ignacio Rey-Stolle Prado (UPM)
  • Autor: Carlos Algora Del Valle (UPM)
  • Autor: Mathieu Baudrit
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Semiconductores III-V
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Instituto de Energía Solar
  • Departamento: Electrónica Física
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