International Journal of Photoenergy / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Design of Multijunction Photovoltaic Cells Optimized for Varied Atmospheric Conditions

Table 3

Optimized band gap(s) for (a) 1-junction, (b) 2-junctions, (c) 3-junctions, and (d) 4-junctions according to various air conditions.

Number of junctionsBase caseModerate cloudsHeavy cloudsTropicsMid latitude summerMid latitude winterSubarctic summerSubarctic winterUs62Heavy aerosolModerate aerosolSevere pollution

11.131.131.131.131.131.121.131.121.121.131.131.13

21.741.741.641.741.741.531.741.531.741.531.531.74
0.940.940.940.940.940.70.940.70.930.70.70.94

32.032.032.122.122.122.042.032.042.042.022.032.03
1.341.341.41.391.381.341.341.341.341.341.341.34
0.70.70.930.70.70.70.70.70.70.70.70.7

42.252.212.212.252.252.252.252.252.252.212.252.25
1.641.571.531.641.641.641.641.641.641.571.641.64
1.131.131.131.131.131.131.131.131.131.131.131.13
0.70.70.70.70.70.70.70.70.70.70.70.7