Chapter 12. New Materials: Semiconductors for Solar Cells

  1. Prof. Kenneth A. Jackson2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schröter3
  1. Hans Joachim Möller

Published Online: 28 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621842.ch12

Handbook of Semiconductor Technology: Electronic Structure and Properties of Semiconductors, Volume 1

Handbook of Semiconductor Technology: Electronic Structure and Properties of Semiconductors, Volume 1

How to Cite

Möller, H. J. (2000) New Materials: Semiconductors for Solar Cells, in Handbook of Semiconductor Technology: Electronic Structure and Properties of Semiconductors, Volume 1 (eds K. A. Jackson and W. Schröter), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527621842.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    The University of Arizona, Arizona Materials Laboratory, 4715 E. Fort Lowell Road, Tucson, AZ 85712, USA

  2. 3

    IV. Physikalisches Institut der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Bunsenstraße 13–15, D-37073 Göttingen, Germany

Author Information

  1. Institute for Experimental Physics, Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 27 JUN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527298341

Online ISBN: 9783527621842

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Keywords:

  • semiconductors;
  • solar cells;
  • solar energy conversion;
  • polycrystalline thin film;
  • photovoltaic materials

Summary

The chapter contains sections titles:

  • Introduction

  • Basic Principles of Solar Energy Conversion

  • Monocrystalline and Polycrystalline Silicon

  • Thin Film Silicon

  • Polycrystalline Thin Film Compound Semiconductors

  • Special Solar Cell Concepts

  • References