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By Daniel Abou-Ras, Thomas Kirchartz, Uwe Rau

The booklet makes a speciality of complex characterization tools for thin-film sunlight cells that experience confirmed their relevance either for educational and company photovoltaic study and improvement. After an creation to thin-film photovoltaics, hugely skilled specialists document on machine and fabrics characterization tools comparable to electroluminescence research, capacitance spectroscopy, and numerous microscopy equipment. within the ultimate a part of the booklet simulation ideas are awarded that are used for ab-initio calculations of proper semiconductors and for equipment simulations in 1D, second and 3D.

Building on a confirmed inspiration, this re-creation additionally covers thermography, temporary optoelectronic equipment, and absorption and photocurrent spectroscopy.

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Romero VII Contents to Volume 1 List of Contributors XVII Preface of the Second Edition XXVII Preface of the First Edition XXIX Abbreviations XXXIII Part I 1 Introduction 1 Introduction to Thin-Film Photovoltaics 3 Thomas Kirchartz, Daniel Abou-Ras, and Uwe Rau Part II Device Characterization 41 43 2 Fundamental Electrical Characterization of Thin-Film Solar Cells Thomas Kirchartz, Kaining Ding, and Uwe Rau 3 Electroluminescence Analysis of Solar Cells and Solar Modules 71 Thomas Kirchartz, Vito Huhn, Andreas Gerber, Bart E.

These include Si thin films grown by liquid-phase crystallization, vacuum- or solution-processed kesterites (Cu2 ZnSn(S,Se)4 ), organic absorber layers, and in particular a completely new family of solution-processible photovoltaic absorber materials, which have reached astonishingly high efficiencies. This material family is a particular type of perovskites, comprising an organic molecule, a metal, and a halogen on different lattice positions. In spite of their already high conversion efficiencies of more than 20%, solar cells based on perovskite absorbers face numerous challenges such as stability and toxicity of the materials.

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