1. Introduction

  1. Prof. Dr. Roland Scheer1 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Schock2

Published Online: 25 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527633708.ch1

Chalcogenide Photovoltaics: Physics, Technologies, and Thin Film Devices

Chalcogenide Photovoltaics: Physics, Technologies, and Thin Film Devices

How to Cite

Scheer, R. and Schock, H.-W. (2011) Introduction, in Chalcogenide Photovoltaics: Physics, Technologies, and Thin Film Devices, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527633708.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Martin-Luther Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät II, Institut für Physik/Fachgruppe, Photovoltaik, Von Dankelmann-Platz 3, 06120 Halle (Saale), Germany

  2. 2

    Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Glienicker Straße 100, 14109 Berlin, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 9 FEB 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527314591

Online ISBN: 9783527633708

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Keywords:

  • solar cells;
  • thin films;
  • solar energy conversion efficiency;
  • preparation techniques

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • History of Cu(In,Ga)(S,Se)2 Solar Cells

  • History of CdTe Solar Cells

  • Prospects of Chalcogenide Photovoltaics