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Solar cell high efficiency and radiation damage, 1979

Solar cell high efficiency and radiation damage, 1979

a conference held at Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, June 13-14, 1979

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Office, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in [Washington], Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Silicon crystals -- Congresses,
  • Solar batteries -- Congresses,
  • Photovoltaic power generation -- Congresses,
  • Space vehicles -- Batteries -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    SeriesNASA conference publication ; 2097, NASA conference publication -- 2097
    ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Office
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 300 :
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14209622M

    Normally Solar panels are rated with the power output when irradiated with 1kW/m^2 - this is close to the max solar irradiance at noon on a clear day. You seem to be mixing up energy (kWh) with power (kW). The current output of a PV cell will be fairly linear with the intensity of solar radiation.   Solar cells also ‘see’ only a portion of solar radiation: ap- proximately 20 percent of the energy contained in the solar spectrum is unavailable to cells made of silicon – they are unable to utilize a part of the infrared radiation, the short-wavelength IR radiation, for generating power.

    Standard solar cells heat up under sunlight. The resulting increased temperature of the solar cell has adverse consequences on both its efficiency and its reliability. We introduce a general approach to radiatively lower the operating temperature of a solar cell through sky access, while maintaining its solar absorption. We first present an ideal scheme for the radiative cooling of solar cells. Radiation is defined as the process by which energy is emitted from a body as waves or particles. Radiation from a radioisotope is energetic enough to cause damage to biologi­cal tissue and is called ionizing radiation.

      Thermal radiation from the sun is largely lost on most silicon solar cells. Up-converters transform the infrared radiation into usable light, however. Researchers have now for the first time. JPL Publication GaAs Solar Cell. The specifications for the GaAs solar cell can be found in "GaAs Solar Cell Radiation Handbook", B.E. Anspaugh, Unidirectional RDC curves. The figures below are from the report "GaAs Solar Cell Radiation Handbook", B.E. Anspaugh,


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Solar Cell High Efficiency and Radiation Damage - A conference held at Lewis Research Center Cleveland, Ohio JuneNational Aeronautics and S~ace Administration Scientific and Technical Information Office. Get this from a library. Solar cell high efficiency and radiation damage, a conference held at Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, June[United States.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Office.;]. discuss the radiation damage to and radiation resistance of solar cells.

MANDELKORN Our latest work covers the development of high resistivity silicon solar cells and the bombardment of these cells, with mev protons.

We had noted from the work of others that File Size: KB. Multi-junction (MJ) solar cells are solar cells with multiple p–n junctions made of different semiconductor material's p-n junction will produce electric current in response to different wavelengths of use of multiple semiconducting materials allows the absorbance of a broader range of wavelengths, improving the Solar cell high efficiency and radiation damage sunlight to electrical energy conversion efficiency.

A solar cell, or photovoltaic cell, is an electrical device that converts the energy of light directly into electricity by the photovoltaic effect, which is a physical and chemical phenomenon. It is a form of photoelectric cell, defined as a device whose electrical characteristics, such as current, voltage, or resistance, vary when exposed to light.

Individual solar cell devices can be. By way of introduction, defect creation in a solid by energetic particles is outlined, and the basic results of solar-cell theory are presented. The identification of the minority-carrier lifetime as the principal quantity of concern in solar-cell degradation then paves the way for the discussion of specific by: It begins with an introduction to solar cell theory, describing how cells are manufactured and how they are modeled mathematically.

The interaction of energetic charged particle radiation with solar cells is discussed in detail and the concept of 1 MeV equivalent electron fluence is introduced. The space radiation environment is described and Format: Paperback. Cell types SOLAR CELL RADIATION DAMAGE The modern silicon solar cell is a large-area photo- diode (typically 2 x 4, 2 x 6, 3 x 6, 6 x 6 or 8 x 8 cm2) produced by diffusing phosphorus into a boron-doped, single crystal silicon wafer ( pm) to form a very shallow n on p junction ( pm).Cited by: 5.

In this chapter, the irradiation experimental results were presented about silicon, single-junction and triple-junction GaAs solar cells, and thin film solar cells to compare radiation effects of electrons and protons on these solar cells, and also to provide experimental data for predictions of the cell by: 1.

When radiation damage is uniform throughout a solar cell, the relative effectiveness of various energy particles is the same when measured by the diffusion length damage coefficients, or critical fluences determined by cell parameters such as I sc, V oc, or P max.

In the case of protons with energies greater than 5 MeV, the damage to solar. This paper reviews the present status of radiation-resistant solar cells made with Si, GaAs, InP and InGaP/GaAs for space use. At first, properties of radiation-induced defects in semiconductor materials and solar cells are described based on an anomalous degradation of Si space solar cells under high-energy, high-fluence electron and proton by: Buy Handbook of Space-Radiation Effects on Solar-Cell Power Systems on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders Handbook of Space-Radiation Effects on Solar-Cell Power Systems: Administration, National Aeronautics and Space, Cooley, William C., Janda, Robert J.: : BooksCited by: 6.

The radiation response of the 3J solar cells is complicated due to three subcells with different proton irradiation effects. Exactly, The proton effects of the Ge bottom cell are not considered.

Solar cell high efficiency and radiation damage, a conference held at Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, June([Washington]: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Office ; Springfield, Va.: for sale by the National Technical Information Service, ), by United States.

From inside the book. pyrheliometer radiation balance Rayleigh Rayleigh scattering receiver reflected scattered radiation shown in Fig shows sky radiation Smithsonian Inst solar cell solar constant solar energy solar radiation solar spectrum spectral curves spectral regions strips sunshine temperature thermal thermopile thickness tion tube.

High Radiation Effects on Different Performance of Solar Cells radiation which causes changes in the crystal lattice. Furthermore, it creates traps for charge carriers. Hence, the change in the reverse saturation current and the change in the forward voltage of.

radiation damage both from γ-rays and from neutrons. The lifetime of the solar cell is restricted by the degree of radiation damage that the cell receives. This is an important factor that affects the performance of the solar cell in practical applications.

During the interaction with the material, radiationCited by: 2. During these years, a lot of investigations have been made on their irradiation damage [8] [9][10]. As a new-type solar cell, the dye-sensitized solar cell (DSSC) has a number of advantages when Author: Masafumi Yamaguchi.

Purchase An Introduction To Solar Radiation - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. @article{osti_, title = {Method for improving the efficiency of a solar cell and an improved cadmium sulfide/copper sulfide photovoltaic cell}, author = {Peterson, T M}, abstractNote = {A CdS/Cu /SUB x/ S solar cell and method of fabricating the solar cell.

The CdS layer of the solar cell is fabricated on a conductive substrate and forms an ohmic contact thereto. Space-based solar power (SBSP) is the concept of collecting solar power in outer space and distributing it to ial advantages of collecting solar energy in space include a higher collection rate and a longer collection period due to the lack of a diffusing atmosphere, and the possibility of placing a solar collector in an orbiting location where there is no night.The improvements in silicon solar cells since their development in have resulted in steady improvements in photovoltaic conversion efficiency, voltage, current density, and radiation hardness, and an increasing compendium of solar cell performance as a function of environmental factors such as temperature, light intensity, and radiation Cited by: 3.Abstract—The use of a solar cell in space requires the knowledge of its behavior under high-energy partial radiation.

This radiation in space produces defects in semiconductor that cause a reduction in solar cell power output. In this paper we present the method for predicting the behavior of a solar cell for.