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A re-evaluation of transparent conductor requirements for thin-film solar cells

Jacobs, Daniel A; Catchpole, Kylie R; Beck, Fiona; White, Thomas P

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The needs of thin-film solar cells are a significant driver in transparent conductor research, making it vital that these requirements are properly understood. Here we demonstrate that the oft-quoted need for sheet resistances less than 10 Ω sq−1 arises only when the addition of a metal grid is unfeasible, and for cells of a particular size. In addition we show that the performance of a highly transparent layer with a metal grid is generally superior to that of a single layer fulfilling the 10...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/112354
Source: Journal of Materials Chemistry A
DOI: 10.1039/C6TA01670G

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