Lecture 12: Thin Films: Materials Choices and Manufacturing, Part I

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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.

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