Accession Number : AD0655912

Title :   INVESTIGATION OF LARGE AREA DENDRITIC WEB TYPE GERMANIUM PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS.

Descriptive Note : Quarterly progress report no. 1, 15 Jul-15 Oct 66,

Corporate Author : WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORP YOUNGWOOD PA SEMICONDUCTOR DIV

Personal Author(s) : Ichikawa,Y. ; Merritts,T. ; Ernick,N.

Report Date : JUN 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 40

Abstract : The report reviews design considerations that should yield high performance large area thermophotovoltaic cells on germanium web dendrite material. Process techniques related to germanium web growth for TPV cells are described. Initial effort on junction formation by the alloying and diffusion processes is reported. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ENERGY CONVERSION, *THERMIONIC CONVERTERS), GERMANIUM, SILICON CARBIDES, POWER SUPPLIES, OPTIMIZATION, DIFFUSION, CRYSTAL GROWTH, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, MANUFACTURING

Subject Categories : Electric Power Production and Distribution

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE