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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 - E3/H2
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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 - E1
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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 - E8
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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 - E6
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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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12:00 PM - E7.02
Temperature Dependence of Electrical Characterization in n+ - CdS/ p - CdTe Thin Film Solar Cells - Study of Deep Defects

Poonam Rani Kharangarh 1 George E Georgiou 1 Ken K Chin 1

1NJIT Newark USA

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12:15 PM - E7.03
Synthesis and Characterization of ZnSnN2 - A New Semiconductor with a Direct Band Gap of 1.7 eV

Paul C Quayle 1 Keliang He 1 Jie Shan 1 Kathleen Kash 1

1Case Western Reserve University Cleveland USA

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12:30 PM - E7.04
Quasicrystalline Phase of Silicon on Glass

Abdul Rafik Middya 1

1Silicon Solar Inc. Fremont USA

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12:45 PM - E7.05
Residual Stresses and Mechanical Reliability of Inorganic Thin Film Photovoltaics

Ioannis Chasiotis 1 Dimitrios Antartis 1

1University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana USA

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2012-11-28   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
E12: New Concepts, Materials, Technologies for Future PV I
Session Chairs
Roger Welser
Wednesday PM, November 28, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Ballroom A

2:30 AM - *E12.01
Dilute-nitride-antimonide Materials Grown by Metalorganic Vapor Phase Epitaxy (MOVPE) for Solar Cell Application

Luke J Mawst 1 T. W. Kim 1 T. J. Garrod 1 T. F. Kuech 2 H. Lim 3 J. J. Lee 3 S. D. LaLumondiere 4 Y. Sin 4 W. T. Lotshaw 4 S. C. Moss 4 R. Tatavarti 5

1University of Wisconsin Madison USA2University of Wisconsin Madison USA3Ajou University Suwon Republic of Korea4The Aerospace Corporation El Segundo USA5MicroLink Devices Inc. Niles USA

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3:00 AM - E12.02
The Hybrid Transparent Conductor: A Novel Graphene on ITO Material for Flexible Display and Photovoltaics Applications

Wesley Collier 1 2 Susmit Singha Roy 2 Michael S. Arnold 2

1University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison USA2University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison USA

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3:15 AM - E12.03
Ultra-thin Indium-free and Defect Tolerant Multijunction Devices for Development of Low Cost High Efficiency III-V Photovoltaics

Alex Freundlich 1 Akhil Mehrotra 1 Manori Gunasekera 1 Gilles Lancel 1 Gopi Krishna Vijaya 1

1University of Houston Houston USA

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3:30 AM - *E12.04
Photovoltaic Devices Based on Patterned Catalyst-free GaAs Nanopillars

Diana L Huffaker 1 Giacomo Mariani 1 Adam Scofield 1 Zhengliu Zhou 1 Yue Wang 2 Richard Kaner 2

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

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4:00 AM - E12
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E13: Next Generation Solar Cells IV
Session Chairs
Alex Freundlich
Wednesday PM, November 28, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Ballroom A

4:30 AM - *E13.01
Compound Semiconductor Nanowire Solar Cells

Takashi Fukui 1 Masatoshi Yoshimura 1 Takahito Endo 1 Eiji Nakai 1 Katsuhiro Tomioka 1 2

1Hokkaido University Sapporo Japan2Japan Science and Technology Agency(JST) Kawaguchi Japan

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5:00 AM - E13.02
ZnO Nanowire Arrays for Enhanced Photocurrent in Quantum Dot Photovoltaics

Joel Jean 1 Sehoon Chang 2 Patrick R. Brown 3 Jian Wei J. Cheng 2 Moungi G. Bawendi 4 Silvija Gradecak 2 Vladimir Bulovic 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA3Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA4Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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5:15 AM - E13.03
A High-efficiency (12.8%) Si Nanowire Solar Cell Employing a Self-aligned Selective Emitter

Han-Don Um 1 Jin-Young Jung 2 Xiaopeng Li 3 4 Keya Zhou 2 Kwang-Tae Park 1 Sang-Won Jee 2 Ralf Wehrspohn 4 5 Jung-Ho Lee 2

1Hanyang University Ansan Republic of Korea2Hanyang University Ansan Republic of Korea3Max-Plank Institute of Microstructure Physics Halle Germany4Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials Halle Germany5Martin-Luther-Universitamp;#228;t Halle-Wittenberg Halle Germany

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5:30 AM - E13.04
Nanowire Arrays in Multi-crystalline Silicon Thin Films on Glass: A Highly Flexible Absorber Material for Third Generation Photovoltaics

Sebastian Wolfgang Schmitt 1 Gerald Broenstrup 1 Sanjay Srivastava 1 Florian Schechtel 1 Muhammad Bashouti 1 Bjoern Hoffmann 1 Daniel Amkreutz 3 Bernd Rech 3 Silke Christiansen 1 2

1Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light Erlangen Germany2Institute for Photonic Technologies Jena Germany3Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin Berlin Germany

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5:45 AM - E13.05
Bottom-up Self-assembled ZnO Nanowires for Record-performance CQD PV

Xinzheng Lan 1 2 Jing Bai 1 Silvia Masala 1 3 Edward H. Sargent 1

1University of Toronto Toronto Canada2Hefei University of Technology Hefei China3King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Thuwal Saudi Arabia

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E10: Next Generation Solar Cells III
Session Chairs
Vladimir Mitin
Wednesday AM, November 28, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Ballroom A

9:00 AM - *E10.01
Towards Ultrahigh-efficiency Solar Cells Using Dielectric Light Scattering Structures

Albert Polman 1

1Center for Nanophotonics at the FOM-Institute (AMOLF) Amsterdam Netherlands

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9:30 AM - E10.02
Quantum Junction Solar Cells

David Zhitomirsky 1 Huan Liu 3 Jiang Tang 2 Sjoerd Hoogland 1 Oleksandr Voznyy 1 Xihua Wang 1 Melissa Furukawa 1 Illan J. Kramer 1 Larissa Levina 1 Philipp Stadler 1 Zhijun Ning 1 Edward H. Sargent 1

1University of Toronto Toronto Canada2Huazhong University of Science and Technology Wuhan China3Huazhong University of Science and Technology Wuhan China

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9:45 AM - E10.03
Long Carrier Lifetime at Inter-mediate States over 200 ns Using InAs/GaAsSb Type II Quantum Dots

Kazutaka Nishikawa 1 Yasuhiko Takeda 1 Ken-ichi Yamanaka 1 Tomoyoshi Motohiro 1 Daisuke Sato 2 Junya Ota 2 Naoya Miyashita 3 Yoshitaka Okada 3

1Toyota Central Ramp;D Labs., Inc. Nagakute Japan2Toyota Motor Corporation Susono Japan3The University of Tokyo Meguro Japan

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10:00 AM - *E10.04
Optimization and Device Performance of Single and Multi-junction Quantum Dot Solar Cells

Seth Hubbard 1 Chris Kerestes 1 Stephen Polly 1 Zachary Bittner 1 Yushuai Dai 1 David Forbes 1 Benjamin Richards 2 Yong Lin 2 Paul Sharps 2

1Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester USA2EMCORE Corporation Albuquerque USA

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10:30 AM - E10.05
Study of Electroluminescence for In0.5Ga0.5As/GaAs Quantum Dot Solar Cells

Haofeng Lu 1 Lan Fu 1 Greg Jolley 2 Hark Hoe Tan 1 Chennupati Jagadish 1

1The Australian National University Canberra Australia2The University of Western Australia Perth Australia

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10:45 AM - E10.06
The Quantum Well Island - A New Candidate for Intermediate State Solar Cell Quantum Structures

David Michael Tex 1 Itaru Kamiya 2 Yoshihiko Kanemitsu 1

1Institute for Chemical Research and JST-CREST, Kyoto University Uji Japan2Toyota Technological Institute Nagoya Japan

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11:00 AM - E10
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E11: High Efficiency Solar Cells II
Session Chairs
Rao Tatavarti
Wednesday AM, November 28, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Ballroom A

11:30 AM - *E11.01
Epitaxial Lift-off of GaAs Thin-film Solar Cells Followed by Substrate Reuse

Stephen Forrest 1 Kyusang Lee 1 Jeramy Zimmerman 1

1University of Michigan Ann Arbor USA

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12:00 PM - E11.02
Quantum Well Development for Low Bandgap Solar Cells

Christopher G Bailey 1 David V Forbes 2 Matthew Lumb 1 Michael Yakes 1 Maria Gonzalez 1 Raymond Hoheisel 1 Nicholas J Ekins-Daukes 3 Markus Fuhrer 3 I. Vurgaftman 1 Jerry Meyer 1 Josh Abell 1 Seth M Hubbard 2 Robert Walters 1

1U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Washington USA2Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester USA3Imperial College London London United Kingdom

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12:15 PM - E11.03
Junction Operation of GaAs Wire Array Solar Cells

Adam Halverson 1 Loucas Tsakalakos 1

1GE Global Research Niskayuna USA

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12:30 PM - *E11.04
Third Generation Strategies to Move beyond the Current Paradigms in Solar Cell Design

Jeffrey F Wheeldon 1 Richard Beal 1 Karin Hinzer 1

1University of Ottawa Ottawa Canada

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2012-11-29   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
E17: New Concepts, Materials, Technologies for Future PV II
Session Chairs
Kylie Catchpole
Thursday PM, November 29, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Ballroom A

2:30 AM - *E17.01
III-V Dilute Nitride Quantum Well Enhanced Multijunction Photovoltaics

Alex Freundlich 1 Gopi Vijaya 1 Andenet Alemu 1 Akhil Mehrotra 1

1University of Houston Houston USA

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3:00 AM - E17.02
Toward an Impurity Band PV: Identifying Absorption Mechanisms and Lifetimes of Carriers Generated via Sub-band Gap Photons

Joseph Timothy Sullivan 1 Christie B. Simmons 1 Austin Akey 2 Daniel Recht 2 Mark Winkler 1 Michael J. Aziz 2 Tonio Buonassisi 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Harvard University Cambridge USA

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3:15 AM - E17.03
Silicon Carbide/Silicon Oxide Hetero-superlattice: A Novel Silicon Quantum Dot Absorber Material for Photovoltaic Applications

Kaining Ding 1 Urs Aeberhard 1 Oleksandr Astakhov 1 Wolfhard Beyer 1 Friedhelm Finger 1 Reinhard Carius 1 Uwe Rau 1

1Forschungszentrum Jamp;#252;lich Jamp;#252;lich Germany

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3:30 AM - E17.04
Light Trapping in Photonic Crystal Slabs with and without Defects

Dennis Callahan 1 Kelsey Whitesell 1 Harry A Atwater 1

1California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA

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3:45 AM - E17.05
Photonic Crystal Based Solar Cells for Improved Open Circuit Voltages

Jeremy N Munday 1 2

1University of Maryland College Park USA2University of Maryland College Park USA

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4:00 AM - E17
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E18/H11: Joint Session: Organic/Hybrid Solar Cells I
Session Chairs
Frank Nuesch
Thursday PM, November 29, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Ballroom A

4:30 AM - E18.01/H11.01
Enhanced Bulk Heterojunction Organic Photovoltaic Devices Using Plasmonic Anodes in an Inverted Device Configuration

Christopher E Petoukhoff 1 Divya Vijapurapu 1 Coleen Nemes 4 Deirdre M. O'Carroll 1 2 3

1Rutgers University Piscataway USA2Rutgers University Piscataway USA3Rutgers University Piscataway USA4Marist College Poughkeepsie USA

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4:45 AM - E18.02/H11.02
Flexible High-performance Organic Photovoltaic Cells with Novel Transparent Conducting Electrode

Nanjia Zhou 1 3 D. Bruce Buchholz 1 Tobin J. Marks 2 1 3 Robert P. H. Chang 1 3

1Northwestern University Evanston USA2Northwestern University Evanston USA3Northwestern University Evanston USA

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5:00 AM - E18.03/H11.03
Current Mechanisms in Silicon-organic Heterojunction Solar Cells with Transfer Printed Metallization

Ken Alfred Nagamatsu 1 2 Sushobhan Avasthi 1 2 Joshua Spechler 3 2 Craig B. Arnold 3 2 James C. Sturm 1 2

1Princeton University Princeton USA2Princeton University Princeton USA3Princeton University Princeton USA

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5:15 AM - E18.04/H11.04
High Resolution Laser Patterning of Organic Photovoltaic Devices

Peter Kubis 1 Florian Machui 1 Johannes Krantz 1 Ning Li 1 Tayebeh Ameri 1 Tobias Stubhan 1 Christoph Josef Brabec 1 2

1University Erlangen-Nuremberg Erlangen Germany2Bavarian Center for Applied Energy Research (ZAE Bayern) Erlangen Germany

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5:30 AM - E18.05/H11.05
Electron Transport and Structural Order of Unsymmetrically N-substituted Perylene Bisimides

Mathis-Andreas Muth 1 3 Andre Wicklein 1 Helga Wietasch 1 Gaurav Kumar Gupta 2 Thomas Thurn-Albrecht 2 Miguel Carrasco 3 Mukundan Thelakkat 1

1University of Bayreuth Bayreuth Germany2Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg Halle Germany3Merck Chemicals Ltd. Southampton United Kingdom

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5:45 AM - E18.06/H11.06
Bi-molecular Upconversion from PMMA Doped Thin Films

Roland Piper 1 Yuen Yap Cheng 2 Timothy Schulze 2 Burkhard Fuckel 2 Tyler Troy 2 Timothy W. Schmidt 2 Saif Haque 1 N. J. Ekins-Daukes 1

1Imperial College London London United Kingdom2The University of Sydney Sydney Australia

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E15: Thin Film Solar Cells III
Session Chairs
Ramesh Dhere
Thursday AM, November 29, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Ballroom A

9:30 AM - E15.01
Effects of Geometry on Thin Film Photovoltaics

Timothy Kirkpatrick 1 2 Constantin Andronache 1 Michael Burns 1 Michael J. Naughton 1

1Boston College Chestnut Hill USA2M.I.T. Cambridge USA

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9:45 AM - E15.02
Development of Indium-rich InGaN Epilayers for Integrated Tandem Solar Cells

Andrew G. Melton 1 Bahadir Kucukgok 1 Na Lu 2 Nikolaus Dietz 3 Ian T. Ferguson 1 3

1University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte USA2University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte USA3Georgia State University Atlanta USA

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10:00 AM - *E15.03
Nanophotonics for Solar Cells

Kylie Catchpole 1

1Australian National University Canberra Australia

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10:30 AM - E15.04
Overcoming the Efficiency Limit of Si Solar Cell Using Si/Ge Stack-junction

Eun Cheol Do 1 Youngmoon Choi 1 Yeonil Lee 1 Dongkyun Kim 1 Yun Gi Kim 1

1Samsung Electronics Yongin-si Republic of Korea

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10:45 AM - E15.05
Thin Film Solar Cells on Honeycomb-structured Substrates for Photovoltaic Building Blocks

Yongmin Lee 2 Seung Jae Baik 1 Koeng Su Lim 2

1Hankyong National University Anseong-si Republic of Korea2KAIST Yuseong-gu Republic of Korea

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11:00 AM - E15
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E16: Concentrated Photovoltaics (CPV)
Session Chairs
Christopher Bailey
Thursday AM, November 29, 2012
Hynes, Level 3, Ballroom A

11:30 AM - *E16.01
Design Rules for Low-cost High-performance CPV Cell Production and the Optimization of Quantum Dot Materials for CPV Products

Simon Fafard 1 Steven G Wallace 1 Christopher E Valdivia 1

1Cyrium Technologies Inc Ottawa Canada

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12:00 PM - E16.02
Multijunction Photovoltaic Design for Concentrated Photovoltaic Electrochemical Cell (CPEC): Toward 30% Energy Conversion Efficiency from Sunlight to Hydrogen

Masakazu Sugiyama 1 2 Katsushi Fujii 2 Shinichiro Nakamura 3 Kentaroh Watanabe 2 4 Behgol Bagheri 2 Yoshiaki Nakano 2 4

1The University of Tokyo Tokyo Japan2The University of Tokyo Tokyo Japan3RIKEN Saitama Japan4The University of Tokyo Tokyo Japan

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12:15 PM - E16.03
High Efficiency Solar to Electric Energy Conversion through Spectrum Splitting and Multi-channel Full Spectrum Harvesting