Analysis of back contact layers for flexible CdTe/CdS photovoltaic structures

Katarzyna Znajdek , Maciej Sibiński , Andrzej Kubiak , Łukasz Ruta , Zbigniew Lisik , Daniel Janczak

Abstract

The article shows the comprehensive results of the experiments, conducted in order to select the appropriate metal layers, for back absorber contacts, to apply in flexible, thin-film photovoltaic cells based on cadmium telluride. Preliminary selection of investigated materials was made on the basis of general knowledge and physical data. Deposition techniques, as well as layer parameters, were adjusted to the specific flexible solar cell’s needs. Selected metal layers were deposited either by physical vapour deposition (PVD) or screen-printing method (SP) and tested in terms of their flexibility, thermal resistance, as well as adhesion to CdTe layer. Practical verification of selected configurations is proved by the complete construction of the device.
Author Katarzyna Znajdek - Department of Semiconductor and Optoelectronic Devices, Lodz University of Technology
Katarzyna Znajdek,,
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, Maciej Sibiński - Department of Semiconductor and Optoelectronic Devices, Lodz University of Technology
Maciej Sibiński,,
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, Andrzej Kubiak - Department of Semiconductor and Optoelectronic Devices, Lodz University of Technology
Andrzej Kubiak,,
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, Łukasz Ruta - Department of Semiconductor and Optoelectronic Devices, Lodz University of Technology
Łukasz Ruta,,
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, Zbigniew Lisik - Department of Semiconductor and Optoelectronic Devices, Lodz University of Technology
Zbigniew Lisik,,
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, Daniel Janczak (FM / IMBE)
Daniel Janczak,,
- The Institute of Metrology and Biomedical Engineering
Journal seriesOpto-Electronics Review, ISSN 1230-3402, (A 20 pkt)
Issue year2019
Vol27
No1
Pages32-38
Publication size in sheets0.5
ASJC Classification2208 Electrical and Electronic Engineering; 3108 Radiation
DOIDOI:10.1016/j.opelre.2018.12.001
URL https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1230340218300271
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)20
ScoreMinisterial score = 20.0, 08-03-2019, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 20.0, 08-03-2019, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2017 = 1.16; WoS Impact Factor: 2017 = 1.156 (2) - 2017=1.519 (5)
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