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Title: Evaluation of temperature characteristics of high-efficiency InGaP/InGaAs/Ge triple-junction solar cells under concentration
Authors: Nishioka Kensuke
Takamoto Tatsuya
Agui Takaaki
Kaneiwa Minoru
Uraoka Yukiharu
Fuyuki Takashi
Keywords: multi-junction solar cell
temperature coefficient
concentration
Fresnel lenses
Issue Date: 2005-01
Publisher: Elsevier
Magazine name: Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells
Volume: 85
Number: 3
Start page: 429
End page: 436
DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2004.05.008
Abstract: Temperature characteristics of the open-circuit voltage (V_oc) were investigated in the temperature range from 30℃ to 240 ℃ for the InGaP/InGaAs/Ge triple-junction cells. Also, single-junction cells that had the similar structure to the subcells in the triple-junction cells were studied. In the high-temperature range (from 170℃ to 240℃), the temperature coefficients of V_oc of the InGaP/InGaAs/Ge triple-junction solar cell (dV_oc/dT) were different from those in the low-temperature range (from 30℃ to 100℃). This is because photo-voltage from the Ge subcell becomes almost 0 V in the high-temperature range. It was found that the open-circuit voltage of a Ge single-junction cell reduced to almost 0V temperatures over 120℃ under 1 sun condition.
Rights: Elsevier B.V., Kensuke Nishioka, Tatsuya Takamoto, Takaaki Agui, Minoru Kaneiwa, Yukiharu Uraoka and Takashi Fuyuki, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 85(3), 2005, 429-436. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/09270248
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10119/3390
Material Type: author
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