High Conversion Efficiency Photovoltaic Cell Enhanced Lanthanide Complex Phosphor Film Coating
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Maximal outputs of amorphous silicon (a-Si) photovoltaic cells (PVC) coated by the organically modified silicate (ORMOSIL) composite film containing a terbium bipyridine complex were increased to be 8 % higher than those of the uncoated a-Si PVC, owing to the effective optical modulation from UV to visible light by the lanthanide complex incorporated into the ORMOSIL matrix.
- Chemistry Letters
Chemistry Letters 1997(2), 171-172, 1997-02
The Chemical Society of Japan