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Dilute nitride triple junction solar cells for space applications: Progress towards highest AM0 efficiency

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Dilute nitride triple junction solar cells for space applications : Progress towards highest AM0 efficiency. / Aho, Arto; Isoaho, Riku; Tukiainen, Antti; Gori, Gabriele; Campesato, Roberta; Guina, Mircea.

In: Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, Vol. 26, No. 19, 09.2018, p. 740-744.

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Aho, Arto ; Isoaho, Riku ; Tukiainen, Antti ; Gori, Gabriele ; Campesato, Roberta ; Guina, Mircea. / Dilute nitride triple junction solar cells for space applications : Progress towards highest AM0 efficiency. In: Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications. 2018 ; Vol. 26, No. 19. pp. 740-744.

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