SGRE  Vol.9 No.3 , March 2018
Analysis of T-Coefficients Using the Columnar Cylindrical Orientation of Solar Cell Grain
ABSTRACT
We report the study of the temperature dependance of the performance electronic parameters of an N-P solar cell by considering as model, the columnar cylindrical orientation associated to the dynamic junction velocity (SF) concept. We presented the photocurrent-photovoltage (I-V) and Power-photovoltage (P-V) characteristic curves. The short-circuit photocurrent (Isc), the open circuit photovoltage (Uoc), the fill factor (FF) and the efficiency (η) are linearly dependent on the temperature. The temperature coefficients (T-coefficient) relative to the short-circuit, open-circuit photovoltage and efficiency are calculated and the comparison with data from the literature showed the accuracy of the considered model.
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Leye, S. , Fall, I. , Mbodji, S. , Sow, P. and Sissoko, G. (2018) Analysis of T-Coefficients Using the Columnar Cylindrical Orientation of Solar Cell Grain. Smart Grid and Renewable Energy, 9, 43-56. doi: 10.4236/sgre.2018.93004.
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