Enhanced Contacts for Inverted Metamorphic Multi-Junction Solar Cells Using Carbon Nanotube Metal Matrix Composites
Technical Report,30 Sep 2014,29 Dec 2017
Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester United States
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Development of inverted metamorphic multi-junction IMM solar cell technology has raised deployment issues regarding structure fracture from stress induced by packaging, vibration during transport, and operation. The proposed program involves development of a technique for fabricating carbon nanotube CNT metal matrix composites MMC to replace traditional electrodes in IMM solar cells. The fabrication of the MMCs will utilize CNT materials i.e. SWCNTs, MWCNTs, etc. from varying synthetic techniques, including novel methods of CNT deposition and metal to achieve stable composites.
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