This work is devoted to fabrication and characterization of a GaAs solar cell with a CNT top contact. The characteristics of a conventional solar cell with a metal contact grid and a solar cell with a CNT electrode were compared to demonstrate the benefits of a CNT based approach. The photoelectric properties of the solar cells were studied by measuring the IV characteristics and external quantum efficiency. The fabricated CNT solar cell showed better performance due to improved photocurrent collection efficiency. The demonstrated technology for the fabrication of CNT electrodes can be applied to a wide range of semiconductor photovoltaic devices, including flexible thin-film solar cells and solar cells based on nanowires.
|Journal||Journal of Physics: Conference Series|
|Publication status||Published - 25 Mar 2020|
|Event||21st Russian Youth Conference on Physics of Semiconductors and Nanostructures, Opto- and Nanoelectronics, RYCPS 2019 - St. Petersburg, Russian Federation|
Duration: 25 Nov 2019 → 29 Nov 2019