A 17.8% efficiency nanowire solar cell: Efficiency limits

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Abstract

A nanowire solar cell can fundamentally outperform its planar counterpart due to efficient light outcoupling. We demonstrate a 70mV higher Voc than a planar structure of identical material, as well a a new world record nanowire solar cell efficiency.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Nanostructures and Advanced Materials for Photovoltaics, PV 2017, 6-9 November 2017, Boulder, Colorado
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ChapterPM3A.1
Number of pages1
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventOptical Nanostructures and Advanced Materials for Photovoltaics (PV 2017) - National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, United States
Duration: 6 Nov 20179 Nov 2017

Conference

ConferenceOptical Nanostructures and Advanced Materials for Photovoltaics (PV 2017)
Abbreviated titlePV 2017
CountryUnited States
CityBoulder
Period6/11/179/11/17

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Haverkort, J. E. M. (2017). A 17.8% efficiency nanowire solar cell: Efficiency limits. In Optical Nanostructures and Advanced Materials for Photovoltaics, PV 2017, 6-9 November 2017, Boulder, Colorado Optical Society of America (OSA). https://doi.org/10.1364/PV.2017.PM3A.1