Chapter 13. High-Concentration, III–V Multijunction Solar Cells

  1. Lewis Fraas2 and
  2. Larry Partain3
  1. Geoffrey Kinsey

Published Online: 4 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470636886.ch13

Solar Cells and their Applications, Second Edition, Second Edition

Solar Cells and their Applications, Second Edition, Second Edition

How to Cite

Kinsey, G. (2010) High-Concentration, III–V Multijunction Solar Cells, in Solar Cells and their Applications, Second Edition, Second Edition (eds L. Fraas and L. Partain), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470636886.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    JX Crystals Inc., Issaquah, WA, USA

  2. 3

    Varian Medical Systems, Mountain View, CA, USA

Author Information

  1. Amonix, Inc., Seal Beach, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 11 OCT 2010

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Microwave and Optical Engineering

Book Series Editors:

  1. Kai Chang

Series Editor Information

  1. Texas A&M University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470446331

Online ISBN: 9780470636886

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Keywords:

  • high-concentration, III–V multijunction solar cells;
  • inverted metamorphic multijunction cells;
  • III–V multijunctions - hardiness in rigors of space and on plains of Mars

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • III–V Multijunctions in HCPV Systems

  • III–V Multijunction Design

  • Tunnel Junctions

  • Design for Terrestrial Concentrators

  • Efficiency Under AM 1.5

  • Inverted Metamorphic Multijunction Cells

  • Performance in Operating Conditions

  • Reliability

  • Summary

  • Abbreviations

  • References