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Rapid thermal processing of crystalline silicon materials and solar cells

Stefan Peters

Rapid thermal processing of crystalline silicon materials and solar cells

by Stefan Peters

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Published by UFO Atelier für Gestaltung und Verlag in Allensbach .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar cells -- Materials,
  • Silicon alloys,
  • Rapid thermal processing

  • Edition Notes

    Statementvorgelegt von Stefan Peters.
    SeriesUFO Dissertation -- Bd. 433
    ContributionsFraunhofer-Institut für Solare Energiessysteme.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK2960 .P38 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 180 p. :
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17006508M
    ISBN 103935511345
    ISBN 109783935511346
    LC Control Number2007493330

    Recently, titanium oxide has been widely investigated as a carrier-selective contact material for silicon solar cells. Herein, titanium oxide films were fabricated via simple deposition methods involving thermal evaporation and oxidation. This study focuses on characterizing an electron-selective passivated contact layer with this oxidized method. Subsequently, the SiO2/TiO2 stack was examined Author: Changhyun Lee, Soohyun Bae, HyunJung Park, Dongjin Choi, Hoyoung Song, Hyunju Lee, Yoshio Ohshita, D. S. Kontermann, A. Wolf, D. Reinwand, A. Grohe, D. Biro and R. Preu, Optimizing annealing steps for crystalline silicon solar cells with screen printed front side metallization and an oxide‐passivated rear surface with local contacts, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 17, 8, .

    Once solar-grade silicon is produced, the subsequent processing steps are as follows: wafer production, solar cells manufacture. Solar cells are assembled into solar modules for electricity generation. Origin of silicon solar cells Solar cells generate electricity as a result of the photo-voltaic effect. It was not until that the photovoltaic. A series of workshops have been dedicated to the metallization of crystalline silicon solar cells, where various metallization techniques have already been inquired []. All of these meetings have helped in understanding and reforming present-day advancements in solar cell metallization by: 3.

      Crystalline material could replace silicon to double efficiency of solar cells. The new material, a crystalline structure that contains both inorganic materials (iodine and lead) and an organic material (methyl-ammonium), boosts the efficiency so that it can carry two-thirds of the energy from light without losing as much energy to heat. New silicon materials, such as cast-mono silicon, large-sized grain multicrystalline silicon and ultra-thin crystalline silicon are the representative silicon materials under development. Moreover, the n-type silicon material also shows its growing tendency to be adopted as the solar cell by: 3.


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Rapid thermal processing of crystalline silicon materials and solar cells by Stefan Peters Download PDF EPUB FB2

This thesis deals with rapid thermal processing (RTP) and its application to the fabrication of crystalline silicon solar cells. We investigate in detail the new possibilities offered by RTP Author: Stefan Peters. commercialization. It focuses on rapid thermal processing (RTP) and its use for the fabrication of crystalline silicon solar cells.

RTP, which utilizes banks of tungsten halogen lamps to quickly heat semiconductor wafers, holds the promise of replacing lengthy conventional furnace pro-cessing (CFP) in resistively heated quartz tubes. Rapid thermal processing has become commonly used by the semiconductor industry for the annealing of ion-implanted layers [58].A typical single wafer rapid thermal processing unit is shown in Fig.

(a).The short duration of this process, when compared with annealing in a conventional furnace, allows retaining shallow junction depths by avoiding the diffusion of the dopants.

RAPID THERMAL PROCESSING IN SILICON: MICROELECTRONICS TO SOLAR CELLS B.L. Sopori a, A.T. Fiory b and N.M. Ravindra b aNational Renewable Energy Laboratory, Cole Boulevard, Golden, CO, USA bNew Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, USA Rapid thermal processing (RTP) has been very successfully applied in the microelectronics industry.

crystalline silicon materials and process technologies such as rapid thermal processing, plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD) and spin-on dopants are investigated.

Cz silicon materials represent 40 % in the world-wide solar cell production and are three times cheaper than FZ wafers. Crystalline silicon (c-Si) is the crystalline forms of silicon, either polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si, consisting of small crystals), or monocrystalline silicon (mono-Si, a continuous crystal).Crystalline silicon is the dominant semiconducting material used in photovoltaic technology for the production of solar cells are assembled into solar panels as part of a photovoltaic.

The first step in producing silicon suitable for solar cells is the conversion of high-purity silica sand to silicon via the reaction SiO 2 + 2 C → Si + 2 CO, which takes place in a furnace at temperatures above °C, the carbon being supplied usually in the form of coke and the mixture kept rich in SiO 2 to help suppress formation of SiC.

Further chemistry is undertaken to fully Author: N.E.B. Cowern. Rapid Thermal Processing of Crystalline Silicon Materials and Solar Cells, zur Erlangung des akademischen Grades des Doktors der Naturwissenschaften (Dr. rer. nat.) an der Universität Konstanz.

@article{osti_, title = {Amorphous silicon solar cells}, author = {Takahashi, K. and Konagai, M.}, abstractNote = {The fabrication, performance, and applications of a-Si solar cells are discussed, summarizing the results of recent experimental investigations and trial installations.

Topics examined include the fundamental principles and design strategies of solar power installations. Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells addresses the practical and theoretical issues fundamental to the viable conversion of sunlight into electricity.

Written by three internationally renowned experts, this valuable reference profits from results and experience gained from research at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems.

Solar cells based on crystalline silicon (c-Si) have the potential to make photovoltaic electricity cheaper than coal-based electric power generation within less than 10 years. The largest cost decrease potential on the cell level lies with improved electronic surface : $ @article{osti_, title = {In-situ X-Ray Analysis of Rapid Thermal Processing for Thin-Film Solar Cells: Closing the Gap between Production and Laboratory Efficiency}, author = {Toney, Michael F.

and van Hest, Maikel F. M.}, abstractNote = {For materials synthesis, it is well known that the material final state may not reach equilibrium and depends on the synthetic process. Crystalline silicon photovoltaics are modules built using crystalline silicon solar cells (c-Si), developed from the microelectronics technology industry.

Crystalline silicon solar cells have high efficiency, making crystalline silicon photovoltaics an interesting technology where space is at a premium. Metallization is a critical processing step in silicon solar cell manufacturing.

Typically, cells are metalized by a rapid thermal cycle in an IR belt furnace. For proper yield, it is critical to maintain the wafer thermal profile within tight by: 3.

1 Executive Summary The 13th Workshop on Silicon Solar Cell Materials and Processes was held in Vail, Colorado, on AugustThe workshop was attended by scientists and engineers from 22 international PV and semiconductor companies, and 22 research institutions from many different.

performed by solar cells. The high potential of solar cells reached also the industry. The PV production in was between GWP [4] and GWP [5] and a total installation of GWP [6]. Since the annual growth rate is, on average, more than 50% [5, 7]. Such an increased interest for solar cells promotes the research for cheaper and.

Relief Pursuant to Sections ‐ of the Trade Act of ‐ Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells (Whether or Not Fully Assembled into Other Products) ‐ Adding Petitioner and Submission of Additional Data,   Crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) cells are used in the largest quantity of all types of solar cells on the market, representing about 90% of the world total PV cell production in Cited by: Amorphous silicon (a-Si) is the non-crystalline form of silicon used for solar cells and thin-film transistors in LCDs.

Used as semiconductor material for a-Si solar cells, or thin-film silicon solar cells, it is deposited in thin films onto a variety of flexible substrates, such as glass, metal and plastic.

Amorphous silicon cells generally feature low efficiency, but are one of the most. Silicon-based photovoltaics dominate the market. A study now sets a new record efficiency for large-area crystalline silicon solar cells, placing the theoretical efficiency limits within by: 9.

Monocrystalline silicon, more often called single-crystal silicon, in short mono c-Si or mono-Si, is the base material for silicon-based discrete components and integrated circuits used in virtually all modern electronic equipment.

Mono-Si also serves as a photovoltaic, light-absorbing material in the manufacture of solar cells. It consists of silicon in which the crystal lattice of the.DOE/ 3 PL- 9 5 6 2 8 9 - 8 6 / 1 HIGH EFFICIENCY CRYSTALLINE SILICON SOLAR CELLS (6ASA-CR 30) HlGh EFFICIEPCY N 14 11 CSYSTALLINE SILICCH SCLAR CELlE Einal Iechnical Bekcrt (Jet €roZ;ulsicn Lab.) 87 p CSCL 10A Unclas G3/44 THIRD TECHNICAL REPORT FINAL TECHNICAL REPORT J File Size: 3MB.Performances of thin film polycrystalline silicon solar cell grown on glass substrate, using solid phase crystallization of amorphous silicon can be limited by low dopant activation and high density of defects.

Here, we investigate line shaped laser induced thermal annealing to passivate some of these defects in the sub-melt by: 1.