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Estimating the performance of solar cells with luminescent down-shifting layers

PUBLISHED June 28, 2023 (DOI: https://doi.org/10.54985/peeref.2306p1823140)

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Authors

Roberto Bernal Correa1 , Arturo Morales Acevedo2
  1. Instituto de Estudios de la Orinoquia, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Arauca, Colombia
  2. Centro de Investigación y Estudios Avanzados del IPN, CdMx, Mexico

Conference / event

31st International Materials Research Congress, August 2023 (Cancún, Mexico)

Poster summary

A new model for the photocurrent density calculation in solar cells with Luminescent Down-Shifting Layers is developed. The effects due to the Luminescent Down-Shifting layer on the spectral reflectance and transmittance are included for the cell ́s multiple layer optical performance. It is shown that a Lu3Al5O12:Ce3+ layer on top of a CdTe solar cell might cause an efficiency increase around 21%.

Keywords

CdTe solar cells, Optical modeling, Down-shifting layers

Research areas

Physics

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Competing interests
No competing interests were disclosed.
Data availability statement
The datasets generated during and / or analyzed during the current study are available elsewhere (e.g., repository).
www.iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1402-4896/acce7c/pdf
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Copyright © 2023 Bernal Correa et al. This is an open access work distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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Bernal Correa, R., Morales Acevedo, A. Estimating the performance of solar cells with luminescent down-shifting layers [not peer reviewed]. Peeref 2023 (poster).
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