Video: Analysis of techniques for measuring carrier recombination lifetime

Author:  Dr. Richard K. Ahrenkiel is a Research Professor of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado. Abstract Rapid, accurate and contactless measurement of the recombination lifetime is a very important activity in photovoltaics. The excess carrier lifetime (Δn(t)) is the most critical and variable…

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Paper: Complex Interplay between Absorber Composition and Alkali Doping in High-Efficiency Kesterite Solar Cells

Title: Complex Interplay between Absorber Composition and Alkali Doping in High-Efficiency Kesterite Solar Cells Authors: Stefan G. Haass,* Christian Andres, Renato Figi, Claudia Schreiner, Melanie Bürki, Yaroslav E. Romanyuk, and Ayodhya N. Tiwari Link (Open Acess): Adv. Energy Mater. 2018, 8, 1701760 Abstract: Sodium treatment of kesterite layers is a widely used and…

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Paper: How small amounts of Ge modify the formation pathways and crystallization of kesterites

Ge incorporation on Kesterites Title: How small amounts of Ge modify the formation pathways and crystallization of kesterites Authors: S. Giraldo, E. Saucedo, M. Neuschitzer, F. Oliva, M. Placidi, X. Alcobe´, V. Izquierdo-Roca, S. Kim, H. Tampo, H. Shibata, A. Pérez-Rodríguez and P. Pistor Link: Energy Environ. Sci., 2018, 11, 582-593…

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