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High-temperature Solar Cell DevelopmentThe vast majority of space probes to date have relied upon photovoltaic power generation. If future missions designed to probe environments close to the sun (Figure 1) will be able to use such power generation, solar cells that can function at high temperatures, under high light intensity, and high radiation conditions must be developed. The significant problem is that solar cells lose performance at high temperatures.
Document ID
20050206368
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Landis, Geoffrey A. (NASA Glenn Research Center Cleveland, OH, United States)
Merritt, Danielle (Rochester Inst. of Tech. NY, United States)
Raffaelle, Ryne P. (Rochester Inst. of Tech. NY, United States)
Scheiman, David (Ohio Aerospace Inst. Brook Park, OH, United States)
Date Acquired
September 7, 2013
Publication Date
April 1, 2005
Publication Information
Publication: 18th Space Photovoltaic Research and Technology Conference
Subject Category
Solid-State Physics
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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