Weak light performance of PERC, PERT and standard industrial solar cells

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dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.15488/4507
dc.identifier.uri https://www.repo.uni-hannover.de/handle/123456789/4547
dc.contributor.author Krügener, Jan
dc.contributor.author Harder, Nils-Peter
dc.date.accessioned 2019-03-06T10:08:27Z
dc.date.available 2019-03-06T10:08:27Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.citation Krügener, J.; Harder, N.-P.: Weak light performance of PERC, PERT and standard industrial solar cells. In: Energy Procedia 38 (2013), S. 108-113. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2013.07.256
dc.description.abstract We use SENTAURUS DEVICE simulation to investigate the effect of "passivated emitter and rear cell" (PERC) and "passivated emitter and rear, totally-diffused" (PERT) device architecture on the solar cells' weak light performances. Injection-dependent carrier lifetimes can also strongly influence the fill factor and weak light performance of solar cells. To focus on the effect of the device architecture alone, we present here simulations with essentially injection independent carrier lifetimes. In our simulations we find that at 1/10 of AM 1.5G ("tenth of one sun") the standard industrial cell architecture with full-area BSF loses about 1.7% efficiency and the similar PERT cell structure loses 1.4% to 1.6%, depending on wafer quality. The PERC cells suffer only 1.2% to 1.5% loss of efficiency at 1/10 sun. The lower losses for PERC solar cells result from the fact that at lower illumination intensity the relatively high resistance of PERC cells is less significant. We furthermore find that only for PERC solar cells the optimum wafer doping concentration depends on the illumination intensity. eng
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher London : Elsevier Ltd.
dc.relation.ispartofseries Energy Procedia 38 (2013)
dc.rights CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 Unported
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/
dc.subject PERC eng
dc.subject PERT eng
dc.subject Simulation eng
dc.subject Weak light eng
dc.subject.classification Konferenzschrift ger
dc.subject.ddc 620 | Ingenieurwissenschaften und Maschinenbau ger
dc.title Weak light performance of PERC, PERT and standard industrial solar cells
dc.type Article
dc.type Text
dc.relation.issn 1876-6102
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2013.07.256
dc.bibliographicCitation.volume 38
dc.bibliographicCitation.firstPage 108
dc.bibliographicCitation.lastPage 113
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