Effects of Accelerated Exposure Testing (AET) Conditions on Performance Degradation of Solar Cells and Encapsulants Metadata

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  • Main Title Effects of Accelerated Exposure Testing (AET) Conditions on Performance Degradation of Solar Cells and Encapsulants


  • Author: Glick, S. H.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Pern, F. J.
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Sponsor: United States. Department of Energy.
    Contributor Type: Organization


  • Name: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (U.S.)
    Place of Publication: Golden, Colorado
    Additional Info: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.


  • Creation: 2000-01-01


  • English


  • Content Description: The paper briefly summarizes the results from several accelerated exposure tests (AET) studies. Causes responsible for the photothermal instability of the encapsulated Si solar cells appear to be multiple and complex.
  • Physical Description: pp. 63-64


  • Keyword: Copper Indium Diselenide
  • Keyword: Solar Cells
  • STI Subject Categories: 36 Materials Science
  • Keyword: Testing Photovoltaics
  • Keyword: Applications
  • Keyword: Ncpv
  • Keyword: Manufacturing
  • Keyword: Amorphous Si
  • Keyword: Systems Integration
  • Keyword: Thin-Films
  • Keyword: Concentrators
  • Keyword: Photovoltaics
  • Keyword: Components
  • Keyword: Instability
  • STI Subject Categories: 14 Solar Energy
  • Keyword: Crystalline Si
  • Keyword: Research And Development
  • Keyword: Solar Energy - Photovoltaics
  • Keyword: Cadmium Telluride
  • Keyword: Markets
  • Keyword: Systems
  • Keyword: Performance


  • Conference: Program and Proceedings: NCPV Program Review Meeting 2000, 16-19 April 2000, Denver, CO; NREL/BK-520-28064


  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Article


  • Text


  • Report No.: None
  • Grant Number: AC36-99-GO10337
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 909200
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc887139