Description: Thin film advantages and disadvantages. Precursors. Deposition processes and technologies. Other technologies: concentrator devices and materials, heterojunction devices, photovoltaic thermal. Efficiency loss mechanisms of commercial thin-film devices. CdTe (cadmimum telluride) and its environmental issue.
Instructor: Prof. Tonio Buonassisi
This file contains slides used in both Lectures 12 and 13.