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Solar cells

There are over 350 companies worldwide doing research on solar cells and there's a lot of different cell technologies being researched. In this section you can read more about solar cell technologies, such as Silicon (Si), Amorphous Silicon, Thin Film and Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) solar cells. Also we cover subjects such as anti-reflective coatings and colored solar cells. Expect a lot more updates in this section! For any suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.

Articles in Solar cells

CZTS Solar Cells
Copper zinc tin sulfide solar cell (CZTS) ...
Float Zone Silicon Cells (FZ)
Introduction ...
Different Wafer Sizes
M1, M 2, M3, M4, M5, M6, M12 solar wafer and solar cell sizes ...
Photoelectrochemical Cell
Photoelectrochemical cell is a photocurrent generated device which is made up...
 CIGS solar cells
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Luminescent Solar Concentrator Cells
A luminescent solar concentrator (LSC) is a clear piece of glass or plastic that...
Solid State Solar Cells
Solid state electronics are the electronic equipment which use the semiconductor...
Plasmonic solar cells
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The Micromorph Cell
The micromorph cell is a thin film solar cell that is based on the...
Biohybrid Solar Cells
A biohybrid solar cell is a solar cell which is made by combining an organic...
GaAs Solar Cells
Gallium arsenide (GaAs) is one of the most common III-V semiconductor compounds...
MWT Solar Cells
The MWT solar cells (Metalization Wrap Through)  is a really promising concept...
IBC Solar Cells
The IBC solar cells (Interdigitated Back Contact) is one of the configurations...
Hybrid Solar Cells
Hybrid Solar Cells have raised lots of attention because of the synergistic...
CIS solar cells
CIS is the abbreviation for the elements copper, indium and selenium. CIS is...
Aluminum Back Surface Field Solar Cells
What are aluminum back surface field solar cells? ...
PERC PERL PERT cells
PERC PERL PERT cells - Difference Explained ...
PERT solar cells
PERT solar cells are one of the technologies of high efficiency solar cells. It...
PERL solar cells
PERL solar cells are one of the technologies of high efficiency solar...
Interdigitated Back Contact cells
Different Types of Rear Contact Solar Cells ...
Heterojunction cells
The highly efficient Heterojunction cells (HJT cells) are created  by applying...
Multi Busbar
Multi ribbon and wire busbars ...
CdTe Cells Efficiency
CdTe cells efficiency is claimed to be more than 17%, but we need to first...
Cells Connected in Parallel
Mismatch for Cells Connected in Parallel ...
Cells Connected in Series
Mismatch for Cells Connected in series ...
Screen Printed Solar Cells
What is screen printing? ...
Buried Contact Solar Cells
Definition of Buried Contact Solar Cells ...
High Efficiency Solar Cells
The cost of high efficiency solar cells production is considerably more than...
Quantum dot solar cell
A quantum dot solar cell is mainly the type of cell design which makes use of...
Base Resistance
Definition of Base resistance ...
Metal Grid Pattern
Design of efficient silicone solar cells entails the selection of metal grid...
Finger Resistance
For the optimum Design of efficient Silicone solar cells, we discussed many...
Perovskite Solar Cells Love Coffee!
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Contact Resistance
Definition of Contact Resistance ...
Emitter Resistance
Emitter resistance definition ...
Voltage Losses due to Recombination
Recombination can have many consequences and voltage losses is one of them. As...
Recombination Losses
Current Losses Due to Recombination ...
Material Thickness
Material Thickness in Solar Cells ...
Light Trapping
Light trapping Explained ...
Solar Cell Design Principles
Solar Cell design is a key process for producing highly efficient Solar cells...
Bifacial Solar Modules
Bifacial modules i.e. solar cells that generate power both from front and the...
Double Layer Anti Reflection Coatings
What are the double layer anti reflection coatings? ...
Tandem Cells
Tandem Cells Definition ...
Surface Recombination
Surface Recombination effects ...
Efficiency of Solar Cells
Introduction ...
Dye Sensitized Solar Cells
DSSC: Dye Sensitized Solar Cells ...
Solar Cell with Redox Battery
Solar Cell gets Married with Redox Battery to Provide Nightly Power ...
Energy Band gap of Solar cells
What is Energy Band Gap ? ...
P-type solar cells
Solar cells are large area p-n junctions. P-type solar cells consist of a thin...
Perovskite solar cells, why lower cost?
Perovskite solar cells have an advantage over the traditional silicon solar...
What are N-type solar cells?
Solar cells are large area p-n junctions. An N-type solar cell consists of a...
Solar cells: how do they work?
A solar cell, also known as a photovoltaic cell (PV Cell), is a specialized...
Silicon (Si) for solar cells: how is it produced?
Silicon – second only in abundance to oxygen ...
Quasi Mono Solar Cells
Quasi mono solar cells or quasi Mono cells offers the advantage of a high...
Polycrystalline Silicon Cells: production and characteristics
Polycrystalline silicon is a multicrystalline form of silicon with high purity...
Broken Solar Cells: classification and applications
Broken Solar Cells refers to partly destroyed cells with significant quality...
Cadmium Telluride Solar Cells (CdTe): advantages
Cadmium telluride solar cells (CdTe) is a special and comparably very efficient...
Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells: structure and applications
Amorphous silicon (a-Si) is one of the major solar thin-film type with a wide...
Colored Solar Cells: specialities and limitations
Colored Solar Cells are solar cells that feature different colors than the...
Anti Reflective Coating: usage for solar panels
Anti Reflective Coating (or shortly: AR Coating) is a technical means to reduce...
Monocrystalline Silicon Cells: efficiency and manufacturing
Monocrystalline Silicon Cells (or: Mono-Si Cells) are the most efficient...