Fabrication the Texture Zinc Oxide Thin Films and its Application in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Solar Cell

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The pyramid-like textured ZnO film was prepared directly by magnetron sputtering on the self-supporting substrate of ZnO:Al film fabricated by sol-gel. The performance of amorphous silicon solar cell has been studied using the textured ZnO film as a front electrode. It was found that: (1) using the textured ZnO film as an amorphous silicon solar cell front electrode, it can be improved the open voltage, but the fill factor and conversion efficiency was depraved; and (2) inserting a protocrystalline silicon buffer layer between ZnO and p-a-SiC:H, the performance of solar cell was improved obviously. For example, its conversion efficiency increases from 7.3% for the SnO2: FTCO to 7.9% for the ZnO/pc-Si:H TCO.

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Periodical:

Materials Science Forum (Volumes 663-665)

Edited by:

Yuan Ming Huang

Pages:

1077-1080

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.663-665.1077

Citation:

Y. H. Hu et al., "Fabrication the Texture Zinc Oxide Thin Films and its Application in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Solar Cell", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 663-665, pp. 1077-1080, 2011

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November 2010

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