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International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2013, Article ID 513217, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/513217
Research Article

- Calculations in CdS/CdTe Thin Films Solar Cells with a Interlayer

Escuela Superior de Física y Matemáticas-IPN, Edificio 9 U.P.A.L.M., 07738 México, DF, Mexico

Received 3 June 2013; Accepted 9 August 2013

Academic Editor: Francesco Bonaccorso

Copyright © 2013 A. Gonzalez-Cisneros 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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