Journal article

Efficient silicon solar cells with dopant-free asymmetric heterocontacts

James Bullock, Mark Hettick, Jonas Geissbuhler, Alison J Ong, Thomas Allen, Carolin M Sutter-Fella, Teresa Chen, Hiroki Ota, Ethan W Schaler, Stefaan De Wolf, Christophe Ballif, Andres Cuevas, Ali Javey

Nature Energy | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2016

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Awarded by Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Material Sciences and Engineering Division of the US Department of Energy


Awarded by Office of Science of the US Department of Energy


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Funding Acknowledgements

We would like to thank P. Frischmann for his assistance with I-V measurements and A. Fell for his suggestions regarding the simulations. Device design, fabrication and characterization were funded by the Bay Area Photovoltaics Consortium (BAPVC). Materials characterization was supported by the Electronic Materials Programs, funded by the Director, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Material Sciences and Engineering Division of the US Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231. XPS characterization was performed at the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis, supported through the Office of Science of the US Department of Energy under Award Number DE-SC0004993. Work at the Molecular Foundry was supported by the Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, of the US Department of Energy (Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231). Work at EPFL was supported by the Office federal de l' energie (OFEN). Work at the ANU was supported by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA). The authors would like to thank the CSEM PV-center for wafer preparation and device metallization.