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Advances in OptoElectronics
Volume 2007 (2007), Article ID 18619, 5 pages
Application of CBD-Zinc Sulfide Film as an Antireflection Coating on Very Large Area Multicrystalline Silicon Solar Cell
1IC Design & Fabrication Centre, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700032, India
2School of Information and Communication Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon-City 440-746, South Korea
Received 1 April 2007; Revised 18 September 2007; Accepted 20 December 2007
Academic Editor: Armin Aberle
Copyright © 2007 U. Gangopadhyay et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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