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November 21st, 2009

III-V thin films for PV applications

Abstract:
The ability of the III-V materials system to maintain high efficiencies at high concentration levels using very thin films is particularly attractive in relation to reducing the volumes needed for the conversion process.

The rise in global interest in alternative and renewable energy sources over the past couple of years has seen the PV market expand rapidly, with bulk silicon solar cells dominating. But emerging technologies based on thin film devices are also making rapid progress, to the extent that this sector is now one of the largest growth areas being developed to help meet anticipated future PV needs.

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