Fundamental properties of photovoltaic cells produced by plasma assisted deposition and ion implantation

  • Terwagne, Guy (PI)
  • YEDJI, Mourad (Researcher)
  • DEMARCHE, Julien (Researcher)

    Project: PHD

    Project Details


    We will study the fundamental properties of third generation photovoltaic cells (PV). Ion implantation of silicon into silicon oxide modifies considerably the optical and electrical properties of the material. It has been shown recently that photoluminescence of such implanted coating is enhanced. The electrical properties are also modified. Ion implantation is particularly promising for increasing the yield of PV cells of the third generation.
    Effective start/end date1/10/081/10/09

    Research Output

    Influence of silicon dangling bonds on germanium thermal diffusion within SiO2 glass

    Barba, D., Cai, R. S., Demarche, J., Wang, Y. Q., Terwagne, G., Rosei, F., Martin, F. & Ross, G. G., 17 Mar 2014, (Accepted/In press) In : Applied Physics Letters. 104, 111901

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Process for the production of photovoltaic cells

    Yedji, M. & Terwagne, G., 8 Mar 2012, IPC No. H01L31/0384, Patent No. WO 2012/028738

    Research output: Patent