Accession Number : AD0715261

Title :   Low - Energy Proton Damage to Silicon/ Solar Cells.

Descriptive Note : Rept. for Jan 69-Jan 70,

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF LAB OPERATIONS

Personal Author(s) : Stofel,Edwin J. ; Joslin,David E.

Report Date : 15 OCT 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 37

Abstract : The effect of low-energy (<2 MeV) proton irradiation upon the junction properties of silicon solar cells has been measured. These measurements are used to explain the large power loss observed on the ATS-1 and Intelsat II-4 satellites. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SOLAR CELLS, *DAMAGE), PROTONS, RELIABILITY(ELECTRONICS), CRYSTAL DEFECTS, SILICON, (U)SILICON

Subject Categories : Electric Power Production and Distribution
      Radioactiv, Radioactive Wastes & Fission Prod

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE