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(IS-2011-151) Process Development for High VOC CdTe Solar Cells

This report from the U.S. Department of Energy is a technical analysis of cadmium telluride (CdTe) material used in photocells for solar energy.  The parameters that affect performance are analyzed and potential improvements are considered.  The focus is on increasing the open-circuit voltage VOC from 850 mV.  This paper is intended for a materials scientist.

























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