Dislocation density reduction in multicrystalline silicon

Year 2010
Project team Tonio Buonassisi with Sergio Castellanos, Alexandria Fecych, Douglas Powell, and Michelle Vogl

Eliminating defects in solar cell materials

This project aims to demonstrate a scalable method to eliminate bulk defects in commercial solar cell materials (including silicon blocks or wafers), targeting a 20+% relative improvement in performance at marginal cost.