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Overview of the Current State of Gallium Arsenide-Based Solar Cells

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Department of Physics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication, Brno University of Technology, Technická 2848/8, 61600 Brno, Czech Republic
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Directorate of Research, Development and Innovation Management (DMCDI), Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Constantin Daicoviciu Street, No. 15, 400020 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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Central European Institute of Technology, Purkyňova 656/123, 61200 Brno, Czech Republic
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Materials 2021, 14(11), 3075; https://doi.org/10.3390/ma14113075
Received: 5 May 2021 / Revised: 23 May 2021 / Accepted: 1 June 2021 / Published: 4 June 2021
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Recent Advances in Photonic Materials and Devices)
As widely-available silicon solar cells, the development of GaAs-based solar cells has been ongoing for many years. Although cells on the gallium arsenide basis today achieve the highest efficiency of all, they are not very widespread. They have particular specifications that make them attractive, especially for certain areas. Thanks to their durability under challenging conditions, it is possible to operate them in places where other solar cells have already undergone significant degradation. This review summarizes past, present, and future uses of GaAs photovoltaic cells. It examines advances in their development, performance, and various current implementations and modifications. View Full-Text
Keywords: gallium arsenide; solar cells; structure; application; degradation; space; concentrators; uav gallium arsenide; solar cells; structure; application; degradation; space; concentrators; uav
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Papež, N.; Dallaev, R.; Ţălu, Ş.; Kaštyl, J. Overview of the Current State of Gallium Arsenide-Based Solar Cells. Materials 2021, 14, 3075. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma14113075

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Papež N, Dallaev R, Ţălu Ş, Kaštyl J. Overview of the Current State of Gallium Arsenide-Based Solar Cells. Materials. 2021; 14(11):3075. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma14113075

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Papež, Nikola, Rashid Dallaev, Ştefan Ţălu, and Jaroslav Kaštyl. 2021. "Overview of the Current State of Gallium Arsenide-Based Solar Cells" Materials 14, no. 11: 3075. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma14113075

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