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Fall 2006 logo2006 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 27 - December 1, 2006 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 Babu R. Chalamala, Louis J. Terminello, Helena Van Swygenhoven

 

Symposium CC : Solar Energy Conversion

2006-11-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

George Crabtree Argonne National Laboratory
Arthur J. Nozik National Energy Renewable Laboratory
Paul Alivisatos University of California-Berkeley
Michael Wasielewski Northwestern University
Rene Janssen Eindhoven Technical University
Nathan S. Lewis California Institute of Technology
CC1: Inorganic Photovoltaics I
Session Chairs
Teresa Barnes
Jennifer Nekuda
Monday AM, November 27, 2006
Independence W (Sheraton)

9:00 AM - CC1.1
Comparison of Techniques for Measuring Recombination Lifetime in Photovoltaic Materials.

Richard Ahrenkiel 1 2 , Steven Johnston 2 , Wyatt Metzger 2
1 Physics and Astronom, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States, 2 Measurements and Characterization Division, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States

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9:15 AM - CC1.2
Mechanical stress measurements with Micro-Raman Spectroscopy in Multi-Crystalline Thin film Solar Silicon

Michael Becker 1 , Gudrun Andrä 2 , Fritz Falk 2 , Silke Christiansen 1 3
1 , Martin-Luther University, Halle Germany, 2 , Institute of Physical Hightechnology, Jena Germany, 3 , Max-Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics, Halle Germany

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9:30 AM - CC1.3
Transport Properties of Laser-crystallized Polycrystalline Silicon-germanium Thin Films.

Lars-Peter Scheller 1 , Moshe Weizman 1 , Norbert H. Nickel 1 , B. Yan 2
1 , Hahn-Meitner-Institut Berlin, Berlin Germany, 2 , United Solar Ovonic Corporation, Troy, Michigan, United States

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9:45 AM - CC1.4
Evaluation of Polycrystalline Silicon for Solar Cells by Small p-n Diode Array.

Satoshi Tanaka 1 , Keita Imai 1 , Atsushi Ogura 1 , Koji Arafune 2 , Hideaki Kawai 2 , Futoshi Kusuoka 2 , Yoshio Ohshita 2 , Masaaki Inoue 3 , Michio Tajima 3
1 School of Science and Technolgy, Meiji University, 1-1-1 Higashimita, Tama-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa 214-8571, Japan, 2 , Toyota Technological Institute, 2-12-1 Hisakata, Tenpaku, Nagoya, Aichi 468-8511, Japan, 3 , The Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS)/ Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency(JAXA), 3-1-1 Yoshinodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 229-8510, Japan

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10:00 AM - CC1.5
All-chemically Deposited Thin Film Solar Cells using Inorganic Compound Semiconductors.

P. Karunakaran Nair 1 , Guadalupe Delgado 1 , Harumi Moreno 1 , Yolanda Peña 1 , Jose Campos 1 , M. T. Santhamma Nair 1
1 Centro de Investigacion en Energia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Temixco, Morelos, Mexico

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10:15 AM - CC1.6
Investigation of Dangling Bond Defects in Laser-crystallized Polycrystalline SiGe Thin Films.

Moshe Weizman 1 , Ekaterina Terukova 1 , Norbert H. Nickel 1 , Baojie Yan 2
1 , Hahn-Meitner-Institut, Berlin Germany, 2 , United Solar Ovonic Corporation, Troy, Michigan, United States

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10:30 AM -
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11:00 AM - CC1.7
Intentional Interface Defects as a Means of Band Gap Engineering and the Applications to Photovoltaics

Marcie Black 1 , James Maxwell 2
1 , LANL, Newton, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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11:15 AM - CC1.8
Control and Manipulation of Efficiency-Limiting Nanodefects in Multicrystalline Silicon Solar Cells

Tonio Buonassisi 1 , Matthias Heuer 1 , Andrei Istratov 1 , Matthew Pickett 1 , Eicke Weber 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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11:30 AM - CC1.9
Environment Related Conditions Imposed to Solar Cells Materials.

Liviu Popa-Simil 1
1 , LAVM Inc., Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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11:45 AM - CC1.10
Material Issues for Terawatt Level Deployment of Solar Cells.

Alex Freundlich 1 , Andrea Feltrin 1
1 Center for Advanced Materials, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States

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12:00 PM - CC1.11
An Inorganic Approach to Wet-Chemically Fabricated Tandem Cells.

Meng Tao 1
1 Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, United States

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12:15 PM - CC1.12
Silicide Mediated Grown Silicon Thin Films for Photodiodes.

Joondong Kim 1 2 , Wayne Anderson 1 , Chang-Soo Han 2 , Eung-Sug Lee 2
1 Electrical Engineering, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, United States, 2 Nano-Mechanical Systems Research Center, Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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12:30 PM - CC1.13
Bulk-heterojunction Photovoltaics from Solution-processed Oligoacene:Fullerene Blends.

Matthew Lloyd 1 , Alex Mayer 1 , John Anthony 2 , George Malliaras 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 2 Chemistry, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States

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12:45 PM - CC1.14
Radical Salt-Doped Hole Transporters In Organic Photovoltaic Devices

Santhisagar Vaddiraju 1 , Mathew Mathai 1 , Emmanuel Kymakis 2 , Fotios Papadimitrakopoulos 1 3
1 Nanomaterials Optoelectronics Laboratory, Polymer Program, Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 2 Technological Educational Institute (T.E.I) of Crete, School of Applied Technology, Estavromenos, Crete, Greece, 3 Department of Chemistry, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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CC2: Inorganic Photovoltaics II and Organic Photovoltaics
Session Chairs
Arthur Nozik
Monday PM, November 27, 2006
Independence W (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - CC2.1
Atmospheric Pressure Synthesis of CuInSe2 Thin Films from Liquid Precursors.

Jennifer Nekuda 1 2 , Maikel van Hest 1 , Alex Miedaner 1 , Calvin Curtis 1 , John Perkins 1 , Dennis Readey 2 , David Ginley 1
1 Photovoltaics, National Renewable Energies Labratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, United States

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2:45 PM - CC2.2
p-type Carbon Nanotube Transparent Contacts for Photovoltaics.

Teresa Barnes 1 , Jao van de Lagemaat 1 , Miguel Contreras 1 , Garry Rumbles 1 , Sean Shaheen 1 , Timothy Coutts 1 , Chris Weeks 2 , Igor Levitsky 2 , David Britz 2 , Jorma Peltola 2 , Paul Glatkowski 2
1 , National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 , Eikos, Inc., Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

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3:00 PM - CC2.3
Transparent Conducting Nb Doped TiO2 Films Grown by Pulsed Laser Deposition.

Matthew Dabney 1 , Maikel van Hest 1 , Meagen Gillispie 2 1 , Jeff Alleman 1 , John Perkins 1 , David Ginley 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States

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3:15 PM - CC2.4
Metal Oxide Thin Films for solar conversion devices

Ahmad Taha 1 , Dean Giolando 1 , Xuming Deng 2
1 Chemistry Department, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, United States, 2 Physics Department, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, United States

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3:30 PM -
Break

4:30 PM - **CC2.5
New Semiconductor Materials for High Efficiency Solar Cells.

Wladek Walukiewicz 1
1 Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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5:00 PM - CC2.6
High Efficiency Si-on-insulator Solar Cells with Textured Photonic Crystal Backside Reflector

Lirong Zeng 1 , Yasha Yi 1 , Peter Bermel 2 , Bernard Alamariu 3 , Ching-yin Hong 1 , Mark Schattenburg 4 , Xiaoman Duan 1 , Lionel Kimerling 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Microsystems Technology Laboratories, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 4 Center for Space Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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5:15 PM - CC2.7
Supramolecular Self-Assembly of Photovoltaic Molecules: a Novel Strategy to the Efficient Organic Solar Cells.

Evgueni Nesterov 1 , K. M. Nalin de Silva 1 2 , Euiyong Hwang 1
1 Chemistry, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States, 2 Chemistry, University of Colombo, Colombo Sri Lanka

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5:30 PM - CC2.8
The Source of the Maximum Open Circuit Voltage in Molecular Photovoltaic Devices and Implications for Efficiency Improvements.

Barry Rand 1 , Diana Pendergrast 1 , Stephen Forrest 2
1 Electrical Engineering and Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM), Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 2 Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Physics, and Materials Science & Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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5:45 PM - CC2.9
Porphyrin-based Nanostructures by Self-assembly.

Zhongchun Wang 1 , Craig Medforth 1 , John Shelnutt 1 2
1 Surface and Interface Science Department, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States

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2006-11-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

George Crabtree Argonne National Laboratory
Arthur J. Nozik National Energy Renewable Laboratory
Paul Alivisatos University of California-Berkeley
Michael Wasielewski Northwestern University
Rene Janssen Eindhoven Technical University
Nathan S. Lewis California Institute of Technology
CC3: Organic, Molecular, and Hybrid Photovoltaics I
Session Chairs
Rene Janssen
Tuesday AM, November 28, 2006
Independence W (Sheraton)

9:00 AM - **CC3.1
Balanced Charge Transport in Polymer-fullerene Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells.

Jan Anton Koster 1 2 , Mihailetchi Valentin 1 , Kees Hummelen 1 , Paul Blom 1
1 Molecular Electronics, Materials Science Centre, University of Groningen, Groningen Netherlands, 2 , Dutch Polymer Institute, Eindhoven Netherlands

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9:30 AM - CC3.2
Charge Dissociation in Polymer:Fullerene Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells with Enhanced Permittivity.

Martijn Lenes 1 2 , Floris Kooistra 1 , Kees Hummelen 1 , Paul Blom 1 , Ineke Van Severen 3 , Laurence Lutsen 4 , Dirk Vanderzande 3 4 , Thomas Cleij 3
1 Materials Science Centre, University of Groningen, Groningen Netherlands, 2 , Dutch Polymer Institute, Eindhoven Netherlands, 3 Institute for Materials Research, Hasselt University, Diepenbeek Belgium, 4 Division IMOMEC, IMEC, Diepenbeek Belgium

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9:45 AM - **CC3.3
Progress in Vapor Deposited Photovoltaic Cells.

Stephen Forrest 1
1 Department of EECS & Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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10:15 AM - **CC3.4
Photoconversion Processes in Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes and Conjugated Polymers and Dendrimers.

Garry Rumbles 1
1 Chemical and Biological Sciences Center, National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, Colorado, United States

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10:45 AM - CC3.5
Pi-conjugated Dendrimers for Organic and Hybrid Photovoltaic Devices.

Sean Shaheen 1 , Nikos Kopidakis 1 , William Mitchell 1 , Muhammet Kose 1 , William Rance 2 , David Ginley 1 , Garry Rumbles 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 Dept. of Physics, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - **CC3.6
Charge Generation and Recombination in Polymer / Fullerene Blend Solar Cells.

James Durrant 1
1 Chemistry, Imperial College, London, London United Kingdom

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12:00 PM - CC3.7
New Low-band Gap Polymers in Polymer-fullerene Solar Cells.

Arjan Zoombelt 1 2 , Marta Fonrodona 1 2 , Martijn Wienk 1 2 , René Janssen 1 2
1 SMO/M2N, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven Netherlands, 2 , Dutch Polymer Institute (DPI), Eindhoven Netherlands

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12:15 PM - CC3.8
Exciton Transport in Organic Photovoltaic Cells.

Michael McGehee 1 , Shawn Scully 1 , Melissa Summers 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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12:30 PM - CC3.9
Improving Polymer Based Photovoltaic Devices by Reducing the Voltage Loss at the Donor-Acceptor Interface.

Sjoerd Veenstra 1 3 , D. Moet 1 , L. Slooff 1 , J. Kroon 1 3 , J. Sweelssen 2 3 , M. Koetse 2 3
1 Solar Energy, ECN, Petten Netherlands, 3 , Dutch Polymer Institute, Eindhoven Netherlands, 2 , Holst Centre, Eindhoven Netherlands

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12:45 PM - CC3.10
High Efficiency Solar Cells Based on Nanocomposites ofRegioregular Polymers with Short and Long Chains

Kanzan Inoue 1 2 , Kamil Mielczarek 1 2 , Brian Wang 1 2 , Dean Hsu 1 2 , Elena Sheina 3 , Darin Laird 3 , Shawn Williams 3 , Sergey Lee 1 , Anvar Zakhidov 1 2
1 NanoTech Institute, Universty of Texas at Dallas, Plano, Texas, United States, 2 Physics Department, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, United States, 3 , Plextronics, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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CC4: Organic, Molecular, and Hybrid Photovoltaics II
Session Chairs
Martin Lenes
Garry Rumbles
Tuesday PM, November 28, 2006
Independence W (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - CC4.1
Device and Scanned-probe Microscopy Studies of Transparent Carbon-nanotube Networks Used in Organic Solar Cells.

Mark Topinka 1 3 , Michael Rowell 1 , David Goldhaber-Gordon 3 , Michael McGehee 1 , Liangbing Hu 2 , David Hecht 2 , George Gruner 2
1 Material Science & Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 3 Physics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 Physics, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States

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2:45 PM - CC4.2
Alternating Copolymers of Fluorene for Wide Spectral Coverage and Good Electrical Transport in Polymer Solar Cells.

Olle Inganas 1 2 , Mats Andersson 3 2 , Fengling Zhang 1 2 , Erik Perzon 3 2 , Abay Gadisa 1 2 , Mattias Andersson 1 2
1 Biomolecular and organic electronics, IFM, Linkoping University, Linkoping Sweden, 2 Center of Organic Electronics (COE), Linkopings Universitet, Linkoping Sweden, 3 Materials Chemistry/Polymer technology, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg Sweden

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3:00 PM - CC4.3
Time-Resolved Microwave Conductivity study of Zn1-xMgxO/poly(3-hexylthiophene) bilayers for photovoltaic applications

Nikos Kopidakis 1 , Jorge Piris 1 , Dana Olson 1 , Sean Shaheen 1 , David Ginley 1 , Garry Rumbles 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, Colorado, United States

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3:15 PM - CC4.4
The use of Poly(Thienylene Vinylene) derivatives as Low Band gap p-type conjugated polymer in organic photovoltaics.

Dirk Vanderzande 1 2 , Fateme Banishoeib 1 , Thomas Cleij 1 , Laurence Lutsen 2
1 chemistry, University of Hasselt, Diepenbeek Belgium, 2 IMOMEC, IMEC, Diepenbeek Belgium

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3:30 PM - CC4.5
Improvement of Photovoltaic Response Based on Spin-Orbital Coupling Increased Triplet States in Organic Solar Cells

Zhihua Xu 1 , Bin Hu 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

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3:45 PM - CC4.6
Tuning from Singlet State to Charge-transfer Excited States in Styryl-substituted Terthiophenes: An Ultrafast and Steady-state Emission Study.

Keith Gordon 1 4 , Tracey Clarke 1 4 , David Officer 3 4 , David Phillips 2 , Wai Kwok 2
1 Chemistry, University of Otago, Dunedin New Zealand, 4 , MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, Wellington New Zealand, 3 Chemistry, Massey University, Palmerston North, North Island, New Zealand, 2 Chemistry, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Hong Kong

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4:00 PM -
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4:30 PM - CC4.7
Hybrid Conjugated Polymer / Nanostructured ZnO Photovoltaic Devices

Dana Olson 1 , Yun-Ju Lee 1 , Erik Spoerke 1 , Matthew White 2 3 , Sean Shaheen 2 , David Ginley 2 , James Voigt 1 , Julia Hsu 1
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 3 Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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4:45 PM - CC4.8
Charge Separation in Polyfluorene:PCBM Blend Films and the Role of Electric Bias.

Jessica Benson-Smith 1 , Hideo Ohkita 3 , Chris Shuttle 2 , James Durrant 2 , Donal Bradley 1 , Jenny Nelson 1
1 Department of Physics, Imperial College London, London United Kingdom, 3 Department of Polymer Chemistry, Kyoto University, Kyoto Japan, 2 Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, London United Kingdom

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5:00 PM - CC4.9
Role of the Organic-Cathode Interface on the Performance of Organic Solar Cells.

Maria Perez 1 , Krystal Sly 1 , Elizabeth Mayo 1 , Mark Thompson 1
1 Chemistry, USC, Los Angeles, California, United States

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5:15 PM - CC4.10
Design and Synthesis of Liquid Crystal Molecules for Organic Photovoltaic Device Application.

Keisuke Tajima 1 , Takeshi Nishizawa 1 , Hady Kesuma 1 , Kazuhito Hashimoto 1
1 Applied Chemistry, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan

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5:30 PM - CC4.11
Organic Photovoltaic Cells Exhibiting Increased Voc with Subphthalocyanine Donor-like Materials.

Kristin Mutolo 1 , Erin Morrison 1 , Elizabeth Mayo 1 , Barry Rand 2 , Stephen Forrest 2 3 , Mark Thompson 1
1 Chemistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States, 2 Department of Electrical Engineering and Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM), Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 3 Departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Physics and Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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5:45 PM - CC4.12
Organic Solar Cells Using Transparent SnO2:F Anodes.

Fan Yang 1 , Stephen Forrest 2
1 Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 2 Departments of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Physics, and Materials Science & Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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2006-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

George Crabtree Argonne National Laboratory
Arthur J. Nozik National Energy Renewable Laboratory
Paul Alivisatos University of California-Berkeley
Michael Wasielewski Northwestern University
Rene Janssen Eindhoven Technical University
Nathan S. Lewis California Institute of Technology
CC5: Nanostructures for Photovoltaics I
Session Chairs
Michael Heben
Peter Persans
Wednesday AM, November 29, 2006
Independence W (Sheraton)

9:00 AM - **CC5.1
Single-Photon Generation of Multiple Excitons in Colloidal Nanocrystalline Semiconductor Quantum Dots.

Randy Ellingson 1 , Matthew Beard 1 , Justin Johnson 1 , Kelly Knutsen 1 , Qing Song 1 , James Murphy 1 , Andrew Shabaev 2 , Alexander Efros 2 , Arthur Nozik 1
1 Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 , Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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9:30 AM - CC5.2
Coherent Generation of Mmulti-excitons in Semiconductor Nanocrystals.

Andrew Shabaev 2 , Alexander Efros 1
2 School of Computational Sciences, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, United States, 1 Center for Computational Material Science, NRL, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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9:45 AM - CC5.3
Photoconductivity and Multiple Exciton Generation in Arrays of Coupled Semiconductor Nanoparticles.

Matthew Beard 1 , James Murphy 1 2 , Joseph Luther 1 3 , Arthur Nozik 1 2
1 Basic Energy Sciences, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden , Colorado, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States, 3 , Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, United States

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10:00 AM - **CC5.4
Efficient Carrier Multiplication in Semiconductor Nanocrystals for Generation III Photovoltaics.

Richard Schaller 1
1 Chemistry Division, Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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10:30 AM - CC5.5
Enhanced Photoreponse from Nanocomposite of Surface Modified PbS nanocrystals and Functionalized polyhexylthiophene

Xiaomei Jiang 1 2 , Miaoxin Zhou 1 , Erica Neiser 1 , Sergey Lee 1 , Anvar Zakhidov 1
1 Nnaotech Institute, University of Texs at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, United States, 2 , University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States

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10:45 AM - CC5.6
Titania-Germanium Nanocomposites for Quantum Dot Solar Cells.

Sukti Chatterjee 1 2 , Amita Goyal 1 , S. Ismat Shah 2 3
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 Physics and Astronomy, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 3 Center for Compositte Materials, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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11:00 AM -
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11:30 AM - CC5.7
Synthesis of CdSe-TiO2 Nanocomposites and Their Applications to Quantum-Dot-Sensitized Nanocrystalline TiO2 Solar Cells

Jin Young Kim 1 , Sung Bum Choi 1 , Sangwook Lee 1 , Hyun Suk Jung 2 , Kug Sun Hong 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Materials Science and Technology Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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11:45 AM - CC5.8
Plasma Synthesis of Highly Monodisperse Ge Nanocrystals and Self-assembly of Dense Nanocrystal Layers.

Ryan Gresback 1 , Lorenzo Mangolini 1 , Uwe Kortshagen 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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12:00 PM - CC5.9
Heterojunction Photovoltaics Using Printed Colloidal Quantum Dots as a Photosensitive Layer.

Alexi Arango 1 , David Oertel 2 , Moungi Bawendi 1 , Vladimir Bulović 2
1 Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:15 PM - CC5.10
GaInAsN Based Multiquantum Well Solar Cell.

Alex Freundlich 1 , Lekhnath Bhusal 1 , Aristotelis Fotkatzikis 1 , Wenkai Zhu 1 , Andenet Alemu 1 , Andrea Feltrin 1 , Gokul Radhakrisnan 1
1 Center for Advanced Materials, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States

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12:30 PM - **CC5.11
Surface Reconstruction of Nanoparticles: An Opportunity for Improving Solar Energy Conversion

Tijana Rajh 1 , Zoran Saponjic 1 , Nada Dimitrijevic 1 , Linda da la Garza 1 , Yupo Lin 1 , Seth Snyder 1
1 , Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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CC6: Nanostructures for Photovoltaics II
Session Chairs
Matthew Beard
Randy Ellingson
Wednesday PM, November 29, 2006
Independence W (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - CC6.1
Exciton Lifetime in PbS Quantum Dots in Glass

Peter Persans 1 , Aleksey Filin 2
1 Physics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 2 Physics, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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2:45 PM - CC6.2
Design and Fabrication of PbSe Nanocrystal-Polymer Hybrid Photovoltaic Cells to Enhance the Harvest of Near Infrared Solar Energy

Ting Zhu 1 , Fan Zhang 1 , Dehu Cui 1 , Jian Xu 1
1 Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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3:00 PM - CC6.3
Novel Solar Cell Device Structure Employing a Tightly Packed Ordered Array of Lead Chalcogenide Quantum Dots.

Joseph Luther 1 2 , James Murphy 1 , Mark Hanna 1 , Kathrine Gerth 1 3 , Arthur Nozik 1 3
1 , NREL, Golden , Colorado, United States, 2 Applied Physics, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, United States, 3 Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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3:15 PM - CC6.4
Nanostructured Solar Cells.

Ozgur Yavuzcetin 1 , Cheol-Soo Yang 1 , Thomas Russell 2 , Mark Tuominen 1
1 Physics, UMass , Amherst, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, UMass, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States

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3:30 PM - CC6.5
Solar Energy Conversion Using Carbon Nanotubes.

Wyatt Metzger 1 , Timothy McDonald 1 , Marcus Jones 1 , Chaiwat Engtrakul 1 , Jeffrey Blackburn 1 , Kelly Knutsen 1 , Randy Ellingson 1 , Garry Rumbles 1 , Michael Heben 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, Colorado, United States

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3:45 PM - CC6.6
Nanoscale Carbon Materials for Solar Energy Conversion.

Dirk Guldi 1
1 , Univeristy of