Recent HVPE Grown Solar Cells at NREL

John Simon, Dennice Roberts, Jacob Boyer, Kevin Schulte, Anna Braun, Allison Perna, Aaron Ptak

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In this work we present solar cells grown via hydride vapor phase epitaxy (HVPE) in NREL's dynamic HVPE reactor. We show single junction GaAs and GaInP solar cells with efficiencies as high as 25.5% and 15.2% respectively, and dual junction solar cells with an efficiency of 24.9%.

Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages3
StatePublished - 20 Jun 2021
Event48th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2021 - Fort Lauderdale, United States
Duration: 20 Jun 202125 Jun 2021


Conference48th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2021
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityFort Lauderdale

Bibliographical note

See NREL/CP-5900-82237 for preprint

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/CP-5900-80217


  • GaAs
  • GaInP
  • HVPE
  • III-V solar cells


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