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A Review on Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells

Version 1 : Received: 9 May 2021 / Approved: 10 May 2021 / Online: 10 May 2021 (13:12:06 CEST)

How to cite: Chauhan, S.; Singh, R. A Review on Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells. Preprints 2021, 2021050188 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202105.0188.v1). Chauhan, S.; Singh, R. A Review on Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells. Preprints 2021, 2021050188 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202105.0188.v1).

Abstract

The tandem Solar cell has high power conversion efficiency (PCE), so they are taken as the next step in photovoltaic evolution. The tandem solar cell also overcome the limitations of Single-junction solar cells by reducing thermalization losses and also reduce the fabrication cost. The fabrication of tandem solar cells is highly efficient after the origination of halide perovskite absorber material, this material will shape the future of tandem solar cells. Researchers have already shown that this material can convert light more efficiently than standalone sub cell. Today, researchers around the world are keeping the configuration of a tandem solar cell as their agenda. A Tandem solar cell is a stacking of multiple layers having different bandgaps with specific maximum absorption and width. We reviewed perovskite/silicon tandem solar cells with different sub-module configurations. Move forward, we discuss the tandem module technology, sub cell of a tandem can be wired in several ways two terminals 2T monolithic and mechanically stacked, a four-terminal 4T mechanically stacked, and three-terminal 3T monolithic stack devices. This review paper provides a side-by-side comparison of theoretical efficiencies of multijunction solar cells. The highest efficiency has been evaluated at 39.4% for a three-level structure.

Subject Areas

power conversion efficiency (PCE); perovskite/silicon; 2T; 3T; 4T

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