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Abstract

The paper presents experimental measurement results of the light-induced diffusion capacitance (C(diff)) versus forward bias voltage (U) and the device temperature (T). The measurements are based on the photocurrent response of a fixed biased solar cell. The photocurrent is induced by a square-shaped monochromatic irradiation pulse. From photocurrent-response (PCR) measurements, the influence of the minority carrier lifetime and impurities on the solar cell capacitance may be analysed.

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Authors: FRIESEN G, Universität Konstanz (DE);DUNLOP E, ASIC Services, Ayr (GB);OSSENBRINK H A, JRC Ispra (IT);ZAAIMAN W J, JRC Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: 14th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference & Exhibition, Barcelona (ES), June 30-July 4, 1997
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 40745 ORA
Record Number: 199711099 / Last updated on: 1997-09-16
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en