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Increased efficiencies on CdTe solar cells via luminescence down-shifting with excitation energy transfer between dyes. / Danos, L.; Parel, T.; Markvart, T.; Barrioz, V.; Brooks, W. S. M.; Irvine, S. J. C.

In: Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Vol. 98, 03.2012, p. 486-490.

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Danos, L, Parel, T, Markvart, T, Barrioz, V, Brooks, WSM & Irvine, SJC 2012, 'Increased efficiencies on CdTe solar cells via luminescence down-shifting with excitation energy transfer between dyes', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 98, pp. 486-490. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2011.11.009

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Danos, L., Parel, T., Markvart, T., Barrioz, V., Brooks, W. S. M., & Irvine, S. J. C. (2012). Increased efficiencies on CdTe solar cells via luminescence down-shifting with excitation energy transfer between dyes. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 98, 486-490. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2011.11.009

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Danos L, Parel T, Markvart T, Barrioz V, Brooks WSM, Irvine SJC. Increased efficiencies on CdTe solar cells via luminescence down-shifting with excitation energy transfer between dyes. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. 2012 Mar;98:486-490. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2011.11.009

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Danos, L. ; Parel, T. ; Markvart, T. ; Barrioz, V. ; Brooks, W. S. M. ; Irvine, S. J. C. / Increased efficiencies on CdTe solar cells via luminescence down-shifting with excitation energy transfer between dyes. In: Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. 2012 ; Vol. 98. pp. 486-490.

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title = "Increased efficiencies on CdTe solar cells via luminescence down-shifting with excitation energy transfer between dyes",
abstract = "The external quantum efficiencies of CdTe solar cells fabricated by the atmospheric pressure metal organic chemical vapour deposition (AP-MOCVD) method have been measured with one and two dye doped luminescence down-shifting (LDS) layers on top. Excitation energy transfer between the dyes is used to extend the absorption ability of the LDS layer to lambda=350 nm and increase the external quantum efficiency (EQE) of the cells for wavelengths lambda <540 nm. The observed increase in the EQE corresponds to a rise in the short circuit current density of 1.88 mA/cm(2) under AM1.5G illumination spectra, which is equivalent to a 10% relative solar cell efficiency increase. A simple model is presented, which accounts for the absorption and photon collection efficiencies of the LDS layer. (C) 2011 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.",
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AB - The external quantum efficiencies of CdTe solar cells fabricated by the atmospheric pressure metal organic chemical vapour deposition (AP-MOCVD) method have been measured with one and two dye doped luminescence down-shifting (LDS) layers on top. Excitation energy transfer between the dyes is used to extend the absorption ability of the LDS layer to lambda=350 nm and increase the external quantum efficiency (EQE) of the cells for wavelengths lambda <540 nm. The observed increase in the EQE corresponds to a rise in the short circuit current density of 1.88 mA/cm(2) under AM1.5G illumination spectra, which is equivalent to a 10% relative solar cell efficiency increase. A simple model is presented, which accounts for the absorption and photon collection efficiencies of the LDS layer. (C) 2011 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

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