Heterogeneous Integration of III-V Multijunction Solar Cells on Si Substrate: Cell Design and Modeling, Epitaxial Growth and Fabrication

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Jain, Nikhil;
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Subject: III–V-on-Si solar cells | multijunction solar cells | heterogeneous integration | solar cell modeling | GaAs-on-Si epitaxy | Ge-on-Si epitaxy

Achieving high efficiency solar cells and concurrently driving down the cell cost has been among the key objectives for photovoltaic researchers to attain a lower levelized cost of energy (LCOE). While the performance of silicon (Si) based solar cells have almost satura... View more
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