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2012 MRS Fall Meeting Logo2012 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 25-30, 2012 | Boston
Meeting Chairs: Chennupati Jagadish, Thomas Lippert, Amit Misra, Eric Stach, Ting Xu

Symposium E : Photovoltaic Technologies-Materials, Devices, and Systems

2012-11-26   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Kimberly A. Sablon, U. S. Army Research Laboratory
Lan Fu, "Australian National University Research School of Physics and Engineering"
Zhiming Wang, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
Sudersena Rao Tatavarti, "MicroLink Devices, Inc."

Symposium Support

Army Research Laboratory:
Magnolia Solar, Inc.
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
E3/H2: Joint Session: Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells II
Session Chairs
Zhiming Wang
Monday PM, November 26, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Ballroom A

2:30 AM - *E3.01/H2.01
Light-harvesting with Nanoscale Assemblies Incorporating Nanocrystals and Photosynthetic Molecules

Alexander O Govorov 1

1Ohio Univ Athens USA

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3:00 AM - E3.02/H2.02
High Efficiency All-solid-state Dye-sensitized Solar Cells

In Chung 1 Byunghong Lee 2 Robert P. H. Chang 2 Mercouri G. Kanatzidis 1

1Northwestern University Evanston USA2Northwestern University Evanston USA

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3:15 AM - E3.03/H2.03
Spray Deposition of CdS and PbS Quantum Dots for Efficient Semiconductor Sensitized Solar Cells

Isabella Concina 1 2 Nafiseh Memarian 4 Gurpreet Sing Selopal 2 1 Marta Maria Natile 3 Alberto Vomiero 1 2 Giorgio Sberveglieri 2 1

1CNR-IDASC Sensor Lab amp; Brescia University Brescia Italy2Brescia University Brescia Italy3Padova University Padova Italy4Semnan University Semnan Islamic Republic of Iran

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3:30 AM - E3.04/H2.04
High Efficiency Inkjet Printed DSSCs

Christopher Woodbury 1 Thad Druffel 2 Sheila Bailey 3 Delaina Amos 1

1University of Louisville Louisville USA2Conn Center for Renewable Energy Louisville USA3NASA Glenn Research Center Cleveland USA

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3:45 AM - E3.05/H2.05
Back Contact Type Dye-sensitized Solar Cells with Cylinder Shape-high Efficiency Cell by Using Optical Wave Guide Effect and Their Optical Simulation

Jun Usagawa 1 Sho Noguchi 1 Jin Ohara 1 Yuehi Ogomi 1 Shyam S Pandey 1 Shuzi Hayase 1

1Kyushu Institute of Technology Wakamatsu-ku Kitakyushu Japan

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4:00 AM -
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E4: Thin Film Solar Cells I
Session Chairs
Harry Atwater
Monday PM, November 26, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Ballroom A

4:30 AM - E4.01
Simultaneously Optimized Design of Optical, Electrical, and Microstructural Properties in Thin-film Solar Cells

Michael G. Deceglie 1 Vivian E. Ferry 2 3 A. Paul Alivisatos 2 3 Harry A. Atwater 1

1California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA2Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA3University of California Berkeley USA

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4:45 AM - E4.02
The Mechanism Created by the Cadmium Chloride Treatment to Improve the Efficiency of Thin Film CdTe Photovoltaics

John Michael Walls 1 Ali Abbas 1 Geoff West 1 BiancaMaria Maniscalco 1 Piotr Kaminski 1 Kurt Barth 2 Walajabad Sampath 2

1Loughborough University Loughborough United Kingdom2Colorado State University Fort Collins USA

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5:00 AM - E4.03
Realistic Simulation of Polycrystalline CIGS Absorbers and Experimental Verification

Carlo Maragliano 1 Marco Stefancich 3 2 Stefano Rampino 2 Lorenzo Colace 2

1University of ``Roma Tre" Rome Italy2CNR-IMEM Parma Italy3Masdar Institute of Science and Technology Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

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5:15 AM - E4.04
Comparative Study of CuIn1-xGaxS2 Thin-films Absorbers Fabricated in Copper-rich and Copper-poor Regimes

Neelkanth G. Dhere 1 Ashwani Kaul 1 Eric Schneller 1 Narendra Shiradkar 1

1University of Central Florida Cocoa USA

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5:30 AM - *E4.05
The US Department of Energy SunShot Initiative

Elaine Ulrich 1

1US Dept. of Energy Washington USA

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E1: Photovoltaic Technologies I
Session Chairs
Lan Fu
Monday AM, November 26, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Ballroom A

9:30 AM - E1.01
Dislocation Density Reduction with the Application of Mechanical Stress

Douglas M Powell 1 Hyunjoo Choi 1 Sergio Castellanos 1 Tonio Buonassisi 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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9:45 AM - E1.02
Transformative Methods for Solar Cell Contact Formation by N-gettering

Jon-Paul Maria 1 David Henry Hook 1 James LeBeau 1 Ian Cooper 2 Ajeet Rohatgi 2 Brian Laughlin 3

1NC State University Raleigh USA2Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta USA3DuPont Microcircuit Materials Durham USA

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10:00 AM - *E1.03
Harvesting More of the Solar Spectrum with Quantum Dot-based Photovoltaics: Material Constraints and Opportunities

Matthew Doty 1 William Reid 1 Tobin Driscoll 2 Chelsea R. Haughn 1 Laura R. Vanderhoef 1 Joshua M. O. Zide 1

1University of Delaware Newark USA2University of Delaware Newark USA

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10:30 AM - E1.04
Iron Kinetics Simulation and Experimentation Demonstrating Potential for Novel Industrial Processing of Silicon Solar Cells

David P Fenning 1 Jasmin Hofstetter 1 Ashley E Morishige 1 Annika Zuschlag 2 Giso Hahn 2 Tonio Buonassisi 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2University of Konstanz Konstanz Germany

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10:45 AM - E1.05
Comparison of Multi-crystalline Silicon PV Modulesrsquo; Performance under Augmented Solar Irradiation

Yang Hu 1 Donald Huckle 1 Daniel Dryden 1 Dave Hollinshead 2 Mark Schuetz 2 Roger French 1

1Case Western Reserve University Cleveland USA2Replex Plastics Mount Vernon USA

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11:00 AM -
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E2: Next Generation Solar Cells I
Session Chairs
Kimberly Sablon
Monday AM, November 26, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Ballroom A

11:30 AM - *E2.01
Photonic Structures for High Efficiency Full Spectrum Photovoltaics

Harry A. Atwater 1

1California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA

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12:00 PM - E2.02
Exfoliated ~25mu;m Si Foil for Solar Cells with Improved Light-trapping

Sayan Saha 1 Dabraj Sarkar 2 Mohamed Hilali 1 Emmanuel Onyegam 1 Rajesh Rao 3 Ryan Smith 3 Dewei Xu 3 Leo Mathew 3 Dharmesh Jawarani 3 Ujjwal Das 4 Jerry Fossum 2 Sanjay Banerjee 1

1University of Texas - Austin Austin USA2University of Florida Gainesville USA3AstroWatt, Inc. Austin USA4University of Delaware Newark USA

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12:15 PM - E2.03
Enhanced Light Trapping by Zinc Oxide Nanocone Array for High-efficiency Thin-film Silicon Solar Cells

Jonathan Pradana Mailoa 1 2 Yun Seog Lee 1 3 Inna Kozinsky 1

1Robert Bosch Research and Technology Center Palo Alto USA2Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA3Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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12:30 PM - E2.04
Angle-insensitive Broadband Absorption Enhancement in Nanostructured Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells for Photovoltaic Applications

Ragip A Pala 1 Koray Aydin 2 Serkan Butun 2 Durmus Karatay 1 Ryan Briggs 1 Harry A Atwater 1

1California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA2Northwestern University Evanston USA

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12:45 PM - E2.05
Optical Properties and Limits of a Large-area Periodic Nanophotonic Light Trapping Design for Polycrystalline Silicon Thin Film Solar Cells

Daniel Lockau 1 2 Tobias Sontheimer 1 Veit Preidel 1 Christiane Becker 1 Frank Schmidt 2 Bernd Rech 1

1Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin famp;#252;r Materialien und Energie Berlin Germany2Zuse-Institute Berlin Berlin Germany

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2012-11-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Kimberly A. Sablon, U. S. Army Research Laboratory
Lan Fu, "Australian National University Research School of Physics and Engineering"
Zhiming Wang, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
Sudersena Rao Tatavarti, "MicroLink Devices, Inc."

Symposium Support

Army Research Laboratory
Magnolia Solar, Inc.
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
E8: Next Generation Solar Cells II
Session Chairs
Seth Hubbard
Tuesday PM, November 27, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Ballroom A

2:30 AM - E8.01
Modeling Low-cost Hybrid Tandem Photovoltaics with Power Conversion Efficiencies Exceeding 20%

Zach M Beiley 1 Andrea Bowring 1 Michael D McGehee 1

1Stanford University Stanford USA

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2:45 AM - E8.02
Computational Study of Hybrid Organic/Inorganic Solar Cells

Ted Yu 1 Ramesh Babu Laghumavarapu 2 Diana Huffaker 2 Christian Ratsch 1

1University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles USA2University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles USA

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3:00 AM - *E8.03
Nanomaterials with Charged Quantum Dots for Conversion and Sensing Applications

Vladimir Mitin 1 Kimberly Sablon 2 John Little 2 Andrei Sergeev 3 Nizami Vagidov 3 4

1University at Buffalo Buffalo USA2U.S. Army Research Laboratory Adelphi USA3University at Buffalo Buffalo USA4Optoelectronic Nanodevices LLC Amherst USA

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3:30 AM - E8.04
Modelling of Vertical and In-plane Quantum Dots Arrays for High Efficiency Solar Cells

Stanko Tomic 1 Tomah Sogabe 2 Yoshitaka Okada 2

1University of Salford Manchester United Kingdom2University of Tokyo Tokyo Japan

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3:45 AM - E8.05
Quantum-kinetic Theory of Defect-mediated Recombination in Nanostructure-based Photovoltaic Devices

Urs Aeberhard 1

1Forschungszentrum Juelich Juelich Germany

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4:00 AM -
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E9: Photovoltaic Technologies II
Session Chairs
Paul Sharps
Tuesday PM, November 27, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Ballroom A

4:30 AM - *E9.01
Ceramic IR Emitter with Spectral Match to GaSb PV Cells for TPV

Lewis Fraas 1 Kuanrong Qui 2

1JX Crystals Inc Issaquah USA2CANMET Energy Technology Centre-Ottawa, Natural Resources Canada Ottawa Canada

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5:00 AM - E9.02
Nanostructured Transparent Conductive Oxides for Photovoltaic Applications

Roger E Welser 1 2 Adam W Sood 1 2 3 Jaehee Cho 3 E. Fred Schubert 3 Jennifer L Harvey 4 Nibir K Dhar 5 Ashok K Sood 1 2

1Magnolia Solar, Inc. Albany USA2Magnolia Optical Technologies, Inc. Woburn USA3Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy USA4NYSERDA Albany USA5DARPA/MTO Arlington USA

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5:15 AM - E9.03
Cost of Ownership Calculations for CIGS and OPV

Niels Van Loon 2 Jan Gilot 1 2 Ionut Barbu 2 Ronn Andriessen 1 Ando Kuypers 2

1Holst Centre Eindhoven Netherlands2TNO Eindhoven Netherlands

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5:30 AM - E9.04
Silver Nano-network Embedded Conductive Black Silicon Surface

Tianyi Sun 1 Chuanfei Guo 1 Yang Wang 2 Krzysztof Kempa 1 Zhifeng Ren 1

1Boston College Chestnut Hill USA2South China Normal University Guangzhou China

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5:45 AM - E9.05
Large-area Multifunctional Nanoporous Coatings for Photovoltaics

Adem Yildirim 1 2 Mohammad Ghaffari 1 Tural Khudiyev 1 2 Ali Kemal Okyay 1 2 3 Mehmet Bayindir 1 2 4

1Bilkent University Ankara Turkey2Bilkent University Ankara Turkey3Bilkent University Ankara Turkey4Bilkent University Ankara Turkey

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E6: High Efficiency Solar Cells I
Session Chairs
Simon Fafard
Tuesday AM, November 27, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Ballroom A

9:30 AM - E6.01
InGaP and GaAsP Solar Cells for Multi-junction Applications

Stephanie Tomasulo 1 Kevin Nay Yaung 1 Minjoo Larry Lee 1

1Yale University New Haven USA

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9:45 AM - E6.02
Carrier Dynamics and Defects in Bulk 1eV InGaAsNSb Materials and InGaAs Layers with MBL Grown by MOVPE for Multi-junction Solar Cells

Yongkun Sin 1 Stephen D LaLumondiere 1 Brendan Foran 1 William T Lotshaw 1 Steven C Moss 1 Tae Wan Kim 2 Steven Ruder 3 Luke J Mawst 2 Thomas F Kuech 3

1The Aerospace Corporation El Segundo USA2University of Wisconsin - Madison Madison USA3University of Wisconsin - Madison Madison USA

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10:00 AM - *E6.03
High Efficiency Multi-junction Solar Cells: Past, Present, and Future

Paul Robert Sharps 1 Dan Aiken 1 Andreea Boca 1 Ben Cho 1 Dan Chumney 1 Art Cornfeld 1 Sang-Soo Je 1 Yong Lin 1 James McCarty 1 Fred Newman 1 Pravin Patel 1 John Spann 1 Mark Stan 1 Jeff Steinfeldt 1

1Emcore Corporation Albuquerque USA

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10:30 AM - E6.04
Towards an All Lattice-matched 3-junction Solar Cell with Efficiency >50%

Marina S. Leite 1 2 3 Robyn L. Woo 4 Jeremy N. Munday 1 5 William D. Hong 4 Shoghig Mesropian 4 Daniel C. Law 4 Harry A. Atwater 1

1CALTECH Pasadena USA2NIST Gaithersburg USA3University of Maryland College Park USA4Boeing-Spectrolab Inc. Sylmar USA5University of Maryland College Park USA

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10:45 AM - E6.05
GaAsP Solar Cells on SiGe/Si Virtual Substrates for Dual-junction Applications

Joseph Faucher 1 Stephanie Tomasulo 1 Andrew Gerger 2 Anthony Lochtefeld 2 Chris Ebert 3 Minjoo Larry Lee 1

1Yale University New Haven USA2Amberwave, Inc. Salem USA3Veeco Instruments Inc. Somerset USA

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11:00 AM -
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E7: Thin Film Solar Cells II
Session Chairs
Thomas Kodenkandath
Jeremy Munday
Tuesday AM, November 27, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Ballroom A

11:30 AM - *E7.01
Overview of Thin-film CdTe Solar Cells Technology and Recent Advances

Ramesh Dhere 1 Joel Duenow 1 Clay Dehart 1 Jian Li 1 Darius Kuciauskas 1 Timothy Gessert 1

1National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden USA

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