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International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2015, Article ID 626201, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/626201
Research Article

Investigating the Effect of Thermal Annealing Process on the Photovoltaic Performance of the Graphene-Silicon Solar Cell

State Key Lab of Silicon Materials, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China

Received 2 October 2014; Revised 17 December 2014; Accepted 6 January 2015

Academic Editor: Wayne A. Anderson

Copyright © 2015 Lifei Yang 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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