Silicon-based photovoltaic solar cells

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Author(s)Cowern NEB
Editor(s)Kilner, J., Skinner, S., Irvine, S., Edwards, P.
Publication type Book Chapter
Book TitleFunctional materials for sustainable energy applications
Number of Volumes1
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An overview is given of materials and manufacturing issues throughout the supply chain of the solar silicon photovoltaic industry. The historical evolution of the industry and future projections are discussed. A brief review is then given of each step of the industry supply chain: polysilicon production, crystallisation and wafering, and the design and manufacturing of crystalline silicon solar cells. The chapter concludes with a discussion of emerging and future advances that will enable scaling of the industry to the terawatt level.
PublisherWoodhead Publishing Limited
Place PublishedPhiladelphia, PA, USA
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