Multi-Junction (MJ) Space Solar Cells

Inducted Individuals: 
B. Cavicchi
Jim Ermer
William James Jr.
Dr. Nasser Karam
David Keener
Dr. Richard King
Dr. Dean Marvin
Clay Mayberry
Dr. Jerry Olson
Dr. Kitt Reinhardt
Joseph Wise
Technology Description: 

Multi Junction Space Solar CellsResponding to the need for higher efficiency solar cells, the Air Force Research Laboratory sponsored research and development efforts to produce high efficiency multi-junction space solar cells. MJ solar cell technology provides a direct replacement for lower efficiency single-junction cells. The end results are reduced space mission lifecycle costs, reduced customer costs for telecommunication, weather forecasting and many other services crucial to our daily lives on Earth.

Multi Junction Space Solar Cells on Mars rover