What determines generated voltage and current in solar cell?

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I know illumination, bandgap of the material, temperature, quantum efficiency all have an effect on the current and voltage of a solar cell.

But what about the doping, and the generation and concentration of charge carriers? A semiconductor can only generate a finite number of charge carriers, dependent on how doped the n and p type materials are.

The doping of the semi conductor also effects the quasi fermi levels, which will effect the bandgap and the potential difference (voltage).
 

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I think your questions require answers too detailed for an Internet forum.

Wikipedia has articles on solar cells, and solar cell research. At the bottom of each article is a list of links suitable to dig further.

You might also search for textbooks on the subject.

Good luck,
 
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