The Performance Optimization of Thin-Film Solar Converters Based on n-ZnMgO / p-CuO Heterojunctions

Author(s) O.V. Diachenko1, A.S. Opanasyuk1 , , D.I. Kurbatov1 , P.B. Patel2 , C.J. Panchal3 , Priya Suryavanshi3, V.A. Kheraj4
Affiliations

1 Sumy State University, 2, Rymsky Korsakov Str., 40007 Sumy, Ukraine

2 Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar, 388120 Gujarat, India

3 The M.S. University of Baroda Vadodara, 390001, India

4 S. V. National Institute of Technology, 395007 Surat, India

Е-mail opanasyuk_sumdu@ukr.net, cjpanchal_msu@yahoo.com
Issue Volume 9, Year 2017, Number 4
Dates Received 15 April 2017; revised manuscript received 25 July 2017; published online 27 July 2017
Citation O.V. Diachenko, A.S. Opanasyuk, D.I. Kurbatov, et al., J. Nano- Electron. Phys. 9 No 4, 04002 (2017)
DOI 10.21272/jnep.9(4).04002
PACS Number(s) 88.40.hj, 42.25.Bs
Key words Zinc magnesium oxide, Copper oxide, Optical losses, Recombination losses, Efficiency (17) , Thickness (10) , Heterojunction (4) .
Annotation In this paper, we present the results of the calculations of optical losses in the solar cells layers based on heterojunction n-ZnMgO / p-CuO with ZnO and ITO frontal contacts. The calculations were carried out taking into account a light absorption in the auxiliary layers of the device. As a result, the spectral dependencies of transmittance Т() in the absorber layer of solar cell were defined. It is made possible to optimize the design of the solar cells based on such heterojunctions.

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