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Short circuited illuminated PN junction

  1. Dec 5, 2015 #1
    I understand why the potential difference across the pn junction decrease in case of the open circuit, but why does it decrease in the short circuit,
    And why in the J-V equation we use V = Voc ( where qVoc is the energy between the quasi fermi levels) and what if the quasi fermi levels aren't continuous across the whole material?
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  3. Dec 10, 2015 #2
    Thanks for the post! This is an automated courtesy bump. Sorry you aren't generating responses at the moment. Do you have any further information, come to any new conclusions or is it possible to reword the post?
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