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|Title: ||Investigating the seasonal performance of amorphous silicon single- and multi-junction modules|
|Authors: ||Gottschalg, Ralph|
del Cueto, J.A.
Betts, Thomas R.
Williams, Sheryl R.
|Issue Date: ||2003|
|Publisher: ||© IEEE|
|Citation: ||GOTTSCHALG, R....et al., 2003. Investigating the seasonal performance of amorphous silicon single- and multi-junction modules. IN: Proceedings of 3rd World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, Osaka, Japan, 11-18 May, 2, pp. 2078-2081|
|Abstract: ||The seasonal performance fluctuations observed in
amorphous silicon solar cells are investigated. The
dominant forces driving the increased efficiency in
summer are identified, from long-term measurements, to
be thermal annealing and spectral variations. A method for
correcting for changes in the incident spectrum is applied
in order to correct for the seasonal changes. In a second
step, the fill factor is investigated in order to establish the
magnitude of thermal annealing seen by these devices.
The magnitude of each effect is investigated.|
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|Appears in Collections:||Conference Papers and Contributions (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)|
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