Table 1 Key performance parameters of the three best passivated and unpassivated SNWSCs

From: Surface-passivated GaAsP single-nanowire solar cells exceeding 10% efficiency grown on silicon

  Passivated Unpassivated
  1 2 3 1 2 3
Efficiency (%) 10.2 8.2 7.6 6.8 6.4 5.0
ISC (mA cm−2) 14.7 14.2 11.9 13.2 13.8 14.3
VOC (V) 0.9 0.8 0.88 0.76 0.74 0.64
FF 0.77 0.72 0.72 0.68 0.62 0.55
Ideality factor 2.0 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.6 2.7