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American Journal of Materials Science and Engineering. 2018, 6(1), 12-17
DOI: 10.12691/ajmse-6-1-3
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Influence of Irradiation on the Diffusion’s Capacity of a Bifacial Solar Cell Containing Thin Film CIGS

Salif CISSE1, , Alain EHEMBA1, Ousmane DIAGNE1, Mouhamadou Mamour SOCE1 and Moustapha DIENG1

1Department Physics, University Cheikh Anta DIOP, Dakar, Senegal

Pub. Date: April 28, 2018

Cite this paper:
Salif CISSE, Alain EHEMBA, Ousmane DIAGNE, Mouhamadou Mamour SOCE and Moustapha DIENG. Influence of Irradiation on the Diffusion’s Capacity of a Bifacial Solar Cell Containing Thin Film CIGS. American Journal of Materials Science and Engineering. 2018; 6(1):12-17. doi: 10.12691/ajmse-6-1-3


The objective of this study is to present and explain theoretically the influence of irradiation energy on the diffusion capacity of a bifacial CuInGaSe2 solar cell under monochromatic illumination in dynamic frequency regime. Using the equation of continuity of the minority charge carriers in the base, the density of these carriers is determined. Then the expressions of the phototension are deduced. From these quantities the expressions of the capacitance are calculated and the representations of the curve of these parameters as well as the representation of the BODE diagram are interpreted. The obtained values are proposed with the effect of the irradiation energy.

capacitance dynamic frequency regime bifacial photopile monochromatic illumination irradiation

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