Optically tandem thin film solar cells

Alan R. Kost, David Rauh, Jane Bertone, Paul Willard, Barry D. Bruce, Elizabeth H. Steenbergen, Yong Hang Zhang, Ki Wan Jeon, Dong Kyun Seo

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


This paper describes optically tandem solar cells with improved spectral efficiency for the blue, UV, and near infrared portions of the solar spectrum. Optically tandem cells are constructed by stacking frequency converting materials and photovoltaic devices so that they are optically coupled.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2009 34th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2009
Number of pages4
StatePublished - 2009
Event2009 34th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2009 - Philadelphia, PA, United States
Duration: Jun 7 2009Jun 12 2009

Publication series

NameConference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference
ISSN (Print)0160-8371


Conference2009 34th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2009
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityPhiladelphia, PA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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