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2013 MRS Fall Meeting Logo2013 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

December 1-6, 2013 | Boston
Meeting Chairs: Charles Black, Elisabetta Comini, Gitti Frey, Kristi Kiick, Loucas Tsakalakos

Symposium W : Next-Generation Inorganic Thin-Film Photovoltaics

2013-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Chris Giebink, Pennsylvania State University
Barry Rand, Princeton University
Akram Boukai, University of Michigan
Changsoon Kim, Seoul National University

Symposium Support

Royal Society of Chemistry
W3: Epitaxial Thin Film Photovoltaics
Session Chairs
Changsoon Kim
Monday PM, December 02, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 304

2:30 AM - *W3.01
The Opto-Electronic Physics Which Just Broke the Efficiency Record in Solar Cells

Eli Yablonovitch 1 Owen D. Miller 1

1University of California, Berkeley Berkeley USA

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3:00 AM - *W3.02
Substrate Recycling: Making High Efficiency, Flexible, Semiconductor Solar Cells Bonded to Plastic Substrates

Stephen Forrest 1 Kyusang Lee 1

1Univ Michigan Ann Arbor USA

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3:30 AM - W3.03
Structural Study of Ga(As)PN Layers for High-Efficiency Solar Cells on Silicon Substrates

Henri Jussila 1 Nagarajan Subramaniyam 1 Jori Lemettinen 1 Teppo Huhtio 1 Harri Lipsanen 1 Markku Sopanen 1

1Aalto University Espoo Finland

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3:45 AM - W3.04
Non-Destructive Wafer Recycling for GaAs Thin-Film Photovoltaic Cell

Kyusang Lee 1 Tyler W. Hughes 2 Jeramy D. Zimmerman 1 Stephen R. Forrest 1 2 3

1University of Michigan Ann Arbor USA2University of Michigan Ann Arbor USA3University of Michigan Ann Arbor USA

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4:00 AM - W3.05
Porous Germanium Synthesis and Transformation for Layer Transfer Process of Germanium Thin Films

Abderraouf Boucherif 1 Guillaume Beaudin 1 Vincent Aimez 1 Richard Aramp;#232;s 1

1Universite de Sherbrooke Sherbrooke Canada

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4:15 AM - W3
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W4: Upconversion and Intermediate Band Photovoltaics
Session Chairs
Kylie Catchpole
Monday PM, December 02, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 304

4:30 AM - *W4.01
Efficient Solar Upconversion: Electronic, Photonic, and Thermodynamic Design Considerations

Jennifer Dionne 1

1Stanford University Palo Alto USA

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5:00 AM - W4.02
Impact of Solar Upconversion on Photovoltaic Cell Efficiency: Optical Models of State-of-the-Art Solar Cells with Upconverters

Inna Kozinsky 1 Yi Xiang Yeng 1 2 Yao Huang 1

1Robert Bosch LLC Palo Alto USA2MIT Cambridge USA

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5:15 AM - W4.03
Operation Characteristics of InAs Quantum Dot Intermediate-Band Solar Cells

Yoshitaka Okada 1 Yasushi Shoji 1 Ryo Tamaki 1 Tomah Sogabe 1

1The University of Tokyo Meguro-ku Japan

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5:30 AM - W4.04
Spectroscopic Imaging of Efficient Photocurrent Generation Sites in InAs Intermediate Band Quantum Structures: Improved Design of Upconversion Layers Containing Nanodisks and Quantum Dots

David Michael Tex 1 2 Toshiyuki Ihara 1 Itaru Kamiya 3 Yoshihiko Kanemitsu 1 2

1Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University Uji Japan2Japan Science and Technology Agency, CREST Uji Japan3Toyota Technological Institute Nagoya Japan

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5:45 AM - W4.05
Femtosecond Photocurrent Dynamics in InAs Quantum Structures for Intermediate-Band Solar Cells

Yasuhiro Yamada 1 David Tex 1 Itaru Kamiya 2 Yoshihiko Kanemitsu 1

1Kyoto University Uji Japan2Toyota Technological Institute Nagoya Japan

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W5: Poster Session: Nanocrystal and Chalcogenide Photovoltaics
Session Chairs
Barry Rand
Monday PM, December 02, 2013
Hynes, Level 1, Hall B

9:00 AM - W5.01
Excitonic Absorption on AlGaAs/GaAs Superlattice Solar Cells

Jiro Nishinaga 1 2 Atsuhi Kawaharazuka 3 2 Yoshiji Horikoshi 3 2

1Waseda University Tokyo Japan2JST Kawaguchi Japan3Waseda University Tokyo Japan

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9:00 AM - W5.02
Controlling Morphology in Quantum Dot Thin Films via Ligand Exchange

Mark Weidman 1 Ferry Prins 1 William Tisdale 1

1MIT Cambridge USA

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9:00 AM - W5.03
Cutoff Wavelength Optimization for High Efficiency Split Spectrum Photovoltaics

Chandler Downs 1 Thomas E. Vandervelde 1

1Tufts University Medford USA

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9:00 AM - W5.07
Doped Quantum Dots for Use in Hybrid Photovoltaic Devices

Christopher J Tuinenga 1 Viktor Chikan 2

1US Army Research Labs Aberdeen Proving Grounds USA2Kansas State University Manhattan USA

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9:00 AM - W5.08
Molecular Photon Upconversion for Solar Photon Harvesting

Andrew Ferguson 1 William Nemeth 1 Jean-Hubert Olivier 2 Yusong Bai 2 Michael Therien 2 Hyounsoo Uh 3 Felix Castellano 3

1NREL Golden USA2Duke University Durham USA3North Carolina State University Raleigh USA

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9:00 AM - W5.09
CdSe/ZnS QD-to-ZnO NW Charge Transfer Dynamics for Enhanced Efficiency Quantum Dot-Sensitized Solar Cells

Bahareh Sadeghimakki 1 2 Bita Janfeshan 1 2 Navid Mohammad Sadegi Jahed 1 2 Siva Sivoththaman 1 2

1University of Waterloo Waterloo Canada2University of Waterloo Waterloo Canada

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9:00 AM - W5.10
Toxicology Study of Quantum Dots and Nanoparticles for PV Manufactures

Bahareh Sadeghimakki 1 2 Siva Sivoththaman 1 2

1University of Waterloo Waterloo Canada2University of Waterloo Kitchener Canada

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9:00 AM - W5.11
Quantitative Understanding of Damp-Heat-Induced Degradation in Transparent Conducting Oxides

Jae Ik Kim 1 Woojin Lee 1 Taehyun Hwang 1 Jongmin Kim 1 Seung-Yoon Lee 1 Suji Kang 1 Hongsik Choi 1 Saeromi Hong 1 Taeho Moon 2 Byungwoo Park 1

1Seoul National University Seoul Republic of Korea2University of Michigan Ann Arbor USA

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9:00 AM - W5.12
Nanoporous NiO Thin Films Prepared by Selective Etching for the p-Type Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

Hongsik Choi 1 Changwoo Nahm 1 Seunghoon Nam 1 Byungho Lee 1 Taehyun Hwang 1 Sangheon Lee 1 Byungwoo Park 1

1Seoul National University Seoul Republic of Korea

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9:00 AM - W5.13
Photo-Conductivity Properties in Silicon Nanocrystal Assembly

Akira Sugimura 1

1Konan University Kobe Japan

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9:00 AM - W5.14
Molecular Beam Epitaxial Growth of N-Type ZnS Layers for ZnTeO-Based Intermediate Band Solar Cells

Tooru Tanaka 1 2 Shin Haraguchi 1 Masaki Miyabara 1 Katsuhiko Saito 1 Qixin Guo 1 Mitsuhiro Nishio 1 Kin M Yu 3 Wladek Walukiewicz 3

1Saga University Saga Japan2Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) Kawaguchi Japan3Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA

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9:00 AM - W5.16
Carrier Mobility in Nanocrystal and Ligand Complex

Yuan Li 1 Wenxiao Huang 1 Qi Li 1 Huihui Huang 1 Chaochao Dun 1 Yonghua Chen 1 Yingdong Xia 1 David Carroll 1

1Wake Forest University Winston-Salem USA

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9:00 AM - W5.17
High-Efficiency CdS/CdSe Quantum Dot-Sensitized Solar Cells Based on a Cyanocobalamin-Additive Polysulfide Electrolyte

Hsin-Ming Cheng 1

1Material and Chemical Research Laboratories, ITRI Hsinchu Taiwan

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9:00 AM - W5.18
Quantum Dot Functionalized beta;-Lead Vanadium Oxide Nanowires as Photocatalysts

Kate Pelcher 1 Christopher C. Milleville 1 David F. Watson 1 Sarbajit Banerjee 1

1University at Buffalo Buffalo USA

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9:00 AM - W5.19
Theoretical Studies and Simulation of GaAs on Si Solar Cells

Haohui Liu 1 Zekun Ren 3 Zhe Liu 1 Riley E. Brandt 2 Jonathan P. Mailoa 2 Sin Cheng Siah 2 Tonio Buonassisi 2 3 Ian Marius Peters 1

1Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore Singapore Singapore2Massachusetts Institute of Technology Boston USA3Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology Singapore Singapore

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9:00 AM - W5.20
Theoretical Investigation of ``Muffinrdquo; Surface Texture for Light Trapping in Silicon Solar Cells

Puqun Wang 1 Sara Azimi 2 Mark B H Breese 2 Marius Peters 1

1Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore Singapore Singapore2National University of Singapore Singapore Singapore

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W1: Ultrahigh Efficiency Photovoltaics
Session Chairs
Barry Rand
Monday AM, December 02, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 304

9:30 AM - *W1.01
Full Spectrum Ultrahigh Efficiency Thin Film Photovoltaics

Harry Atwater 1

1California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA

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10:00 AM - W1.02
III-V Lattice-Mismatched and III-V-N Materials for Super High Efficiency Multi-Junction Solar Cells

Masafumi Yamaguchi 1 Kazuma Ikeda 1 Boussairi Bouzaz 1 Nobuaki Kojima 1 Yoshio Ohshita 1

1Toyota Technological Institute Nagoya Japan

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10:15 AM - W1.03
Design of Broadband Anti-Reflection Coatings for Multi-Junction Solar Cells

Sueda Saylan 1 Sabina Abdul Hadi 1 Evelina Polyzoeva 2 Eugene A. Fitzgerald 2 Judy L. Hoyt 2 Ammar Nayfeh 1 Marco Stefancich 1 Marcus S. Dahlem 1

1Masdar Institute of Science and Technology Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates2Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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10:30 AM - W1.04
Monolithic versus Three-Terminal Tandem Photovoltaics: A Detailed Balance Comparison

Octavi Escala Semonin 1 Paul A George 1 Robert A Barton 1 Ioannis Kymissis 1 2

1Columbia University New York USA2Columbia University New York USA

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10:45 AM - W1.05
Tandem Solar Cells Based on C-Si Bottom Cells: Requirements for >30% Efficiency

Thomas P White 1 Niraj N Lal 1 Kylie R Catchpole 1

1Australian National University Canberra Australia

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11:00 AM - W1
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W2: Microcell and Nanowire Photovoltaics
Session Chairs
Noel Giebink
Monday AM, December 02, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 304

11:30 AM - *W2.01
Microcell Photovoltaics

John Rogers 1

1University of Illinois Urbana USA

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12:00 PM - W2.02
Origami Solar Cells - Traditional Folding and Cutting Techniques for Advanced, High-Efficiency and Cost-Effective Photovoltaics

Aaron Lamoureux 1 Kyusang Lee 2 Chih-Wei Chen 2 Pei-Cheng Ku 2 Matthew Shlian 3 Stephen R. Forrest 1 2 4 Max Shtein 1 3

1University of Michigan Ann Arbor USA2University of Michigan Ann Arbor USA3University of Michigan Ann Arbor USA4University of Michigan Ann Arbor USA

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12:15 PM - W2.03
Thin-Film GaAs Micro Solar Cells on Luminescent Substrates for Enhanced Power Output

Xing Sheng 1 Ling Shen 1 Taehwan Kim 2 Lanfang Li 1 Ryan Dowdy 3 Xiuling Li 3 Ralph G Nuzzo 4 Noel C Giebink 2 John A Rogers 1

1University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana USA2The Pennsylvania State University University Park USA3University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana USA4University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana USA

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12:30 PM - W2.04
Spatial Mapping of Efficiency of GaN/InGaN Nanowire Array Solar Cells by Using Scanning Photocurrent Microscopy

Sarah Howell 1 Sonal Padalkar 1 KunHo Yoon 1 Qiming Li 2 Daniel D. Koleske 2 Jonathan J. Wierer 2 George T. Wang 2 Lincoln J. Lauhon 1

1Northwestern University Evanston USA2Sandia National Laboratories Albuquerque USA

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12:45 PM - W2.05
High-Performance Crystalline Si Radial P-I-N Junction Nanowire Photovoltaic Applications

Jinkyoung Yoo 1 Binh-Minh Nguyen 1 Shadi A Dayeh 2 Tom Picraux 1 Paul Schuele 3 David Evans 3

1Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos USA2University of California San Diego San Diego USA3Sharp Laboratories of America Camas USA

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2013-12-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Chris Giebink, Pennsylvania State University
Barry Rand, Princeton University
Akram Boukai, University of Michigan
Changsoon Kim, Seoul National University

Symposium Support

Royal Society of Chemistry
W8: Chalcogenide Thin Film Photovoltaics I
Session Chairs
Raffi Garabedian
Billy Stanbery
Tuesday PM, December 03, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 306

2:30 AM - *W8.01
Progress towards Practical CdTe Solar Modules with 17% Efficiency

Raffi Garabedian 1 Markus Gloeckler 1 Rick Powell 1

1First Solar Inc. Santa Clara USA

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3:00 AM - W8.02
Search for the Major Chlorine-Related Defect in CdTe:Cl

Dmitry Krasikov 1 Andrey Knizhnik 1 Boris Potapkin 1 Timothy Sommerer 2

1Kintech Lab Ltd. Moscow Russian Federation2General Electric Global Research Niskayuna USA

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3:15 AM - W8.03
Measurement and Theory of High Resolution EBIC on CdTe Solar Cells

Paul Haney 1 Heayoung Yoon 1 2 Nikolai Zhitenev 1

1National Institute for Standards and Technology Gaithersburg USA2University of Maryland College Park USA

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3:30 AM - W8.04
Electrical Properties of Point Defects in CdS and ZnS from First Principles

Joel Basile Varley 1 Vince Lordi 1

1Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Livermore USA

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3:45 AM - W8.05
Electrical Contact and Light Concentration Strategies for Micro Cu(In,Ga)Se2-Concentrator Solar Cells in Theory and Experiment

Bernhard Reinhold 1 David Kieven 2 Manuel Schuele 3 Ahmed Ennaoui 2 Martina Schmid 1 Martha Ch. Lux-Steiner 2

1Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin famp;#252;r Materialien und Energie Berlin Germany2Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin famp;#252;r Materialien und Energie Berlin Germany3HTW Berlin - University of Applied Sciences Berlin Germany

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4:00 AM - W8
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4:15 AM - *W8.06
Self-Assembled Nanostructures in Thin CIGS Absorber Films for Scalable High-Efficiency PV Module Manufacturing

Billy J. Stanbery 1 Baosheng Sang 1 Dingyuan Lu 1 Mark Miller 1 Casey Martinez 1 Minsik Kim 1 Changsup Moon 1

1HelioVolt Corporation Austin USA

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4:45 AM - *W8.07
Enabling Technologies for Residential Photovoltaics

Rebekah Feist 1 Michael Mills 1 Narayan Ramesh 1 James Stevens 1 Kirk Thompson 1

1The Dow Chemical Company Midland USA

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5:15 AM - W8.08
Analysis of Recombination Processes in Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Solar Cells

Stefan Puttnins 1 2 Heiko Kempa 1 Felix Daume 1 2 Simon Englisch 1 2 Robert Karsthof 1 2 Andreas Rahm 1 Marius Grundmann 2

1Solarion AG Leipzig Germany2Institut famp;#252;r Experimentelle Physik II, Universitamp;#228;t Leipzig Leipzig Germany

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5:30 AM - W8.09
Cadmium Chloride Assisted Re-Crystallization of CdTe: The Effect of Varying the Annealing Time

John Michael Walls 1 Ali Abbas 1 Geoff West 2 Jake Bowers 1 Piotr Kaminski 1 Biancamaria Maniscalco 1 Kurt Barth 3 W. Sampath 3

1Loughborough University Loughborough United Kingdom2Loughborough University Loughborough United Kingdom3Colorado State University Fort Collins USA

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5:45 AM - W8.10
Sputtering Deposition of Amorphous Zn-Sn-O Buffer Layer for CIGS Solar Cells and Investigation of Sputtering Damage around Pn-Interface by Impedance Spectroscopy

Mutsumi Sugiyama 1 Shao Wei Chang 1 Masayuk Itagaki 1

1Tokyo University of Science Chiba Japan

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W9: Poster Session: Emerging Photovoltaics Materials
Session Chairs
Barry Rand
Tuesday PM, December 03, 2013
Hynes, Level 1, Hall B

9:00 AM - W9.02
Fabricating CZTSSe Solar Cells from Solution Processing of Nanocrystals

Joel van Embden 1 Enrico Della Gaspera 1 Anthony Chesman 1 Noel Duffy 1 Jacek Jasieniak 1

1CSIRO Clayton Australia

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9:00 AM - W9.03
Chemical Reaction Dynamics of Silicon Chemical Vapor Deposition for Thin-Film Solar Cells: Quantum Chemical Molecular Dynamics Simulations

Takuya Kuwahara 1 Hiroshi Ito 1 Yuji Higuchi 1 Nobuki Ozawa 1 Momoji Kubo 1

1Tohoku University Sendai Japan

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9:00 AM - W9.04
Embedding of Hematite Nanoparticles into Textured Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells

Christine Leidinger 1 Robert Imlau 2 Martina Luysberg 2 Stefan Muthmann 1 Maurice Nuys 1 Jan Flohre 1 Karla Doermbach 3 Andrij Pich 3 Reinhard Carius 1

1Forschungszentrum Jamp;#252;lich GmbH Jamp;#252;lich Germany2Forschungszentrum Jamp;#252;lich GmbH Jamp;#252;lich Germany3RWTH Aachen University Aachen Germany

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9:00 AM - W9.05
Investigation of Sulfurization Process of Cu2SnS3 Thin Films for Earth-Abundant Solar Cells

Soichi Sato 1 Mutsumi Sugiyama 1

1Tokyo University of Science Noda Japan

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9:00 AM - W9.06
All-Solid-State Mesoscopic Thin Film Solar Cell Based on CH3NH3PbI3 Light Absorber Deposited ZnO Nanorods

Dae-Yong Son 1 Jeong-Hyeok Im 1 Nam-Gyu Park 1

1SungKyunKwan University Suwon Republic of Korea

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9:00 AM - W9.07
Visible Luminescence of Sulfur-Doped Micro-Structured Black Silicon Analyzed by Means of Cathodoluminescence Spectroscopy and Mapping

Filippo Fabbri 1 2 Yu-Ting Lin 3 Matthew J Smith 1 Eric Mazur 3 4 Giancarlo Salviati 2 Silvija Gradecak 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2IMEM-CNR Parma Italy3Harvard University Cambridge USA4Harvard University Cambridge USA

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