Accession Number : AD0621454

Title :   RESEARCH ON PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. for 1 May 62-30 Apr 65,

Corporate Author : HARSHAW CHEMICAL CO CLEVELAND OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Heyerdahl,Norman E. ; Harvey,Donald J.

Report Date : JUN 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 125

Abstract : The report describes research and development on thin film solar batteries. The fabrication and study of thin films of CdS:Se, CdSe, CdTe, ZnSe, and GaAs and thin film solar batteries of CdS:Se, CdSe, and CdTe is discussed in detail. A study of the etching behaviour of II-VI compounds, completed as a part of this program, has been published elsewhere. An abstract of the work is included in this report. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SOLAR CELLS, SEMICONDUCTING FILMS), (*SEMICONDUCTING FILMS, SOLAR CELLS), CADMIUM COMPOUNDS, SULFIDES, SELENIUM, CADMIUM ALLOYS, SELENIUM ALLOYS, TELLURIUM ALLOYS, ZINC ALLOYS, GALLIUM ALLOYS, ARSENIC ALLOYS, CHEMICAL MILLING, VAPOR PLATING, MAGNETIC PROPERTIES, ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES, THERMOELECTRICITY, LIGHT TRANSMISSION

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE