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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 Z : Sustainable Solar-Energy Conversion Using Earth-Abundant Materials

2013-12-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Song Jin, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Kevin Sivula, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Gengfeng Zheng, Fudan University
James Stevens, The Dow Chemical Company

Symposium Support

Royal Society of Chemistry
Z3: Artificial Photosynthesis
Session Chairs
Kevin Sivula
Gengfeng Zheng
Tuesday PM, December 03, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 304

2:30 AM - *Z3.01
Semiconductor Nanowires for Artificial Photosynthesis

Peidong Yang 1 N. P. Desgupta 1

1UC, Berkeley Berkeley USA

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3:00 AM - Z3.02
Resistive and pH Gradient Losses in Membrane-Buffered Electrolyte Based Water-Splitting Photoelectrochemical Cells

Nella Marie Vargas-Barbosa 1 Emil A. Hernandez-Pagan 1 Thomas E. Mallouk 1 Eugene S. Smotkin 2

1The Pennsylvania State University State College USA2Northeastern University Boston USA

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3:15 AM - Z3.03
An Efficient Approach to Solar Water Splitting Based on CuInxGa1-xSe2 Reaching beyond 8% Overall Solar-to-Hydrogen Efficiency

Jesper Jacobsson 1 Viktor Fjamp;#228;llstroem 1 Marika Edoff 1 Tomas Edvinsson 1

1Uppsala University Uppsala Sweden

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3:30 AM - *Z3.04
Inorganic Nanoscale Assemblies for Artificial Photosynthesis

Heinz M Frei 1

1Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA

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4:00 AM - Z3
Break

4:30 AM - *Z3.05
La-Ti Oxysulfides as Photocatalysts and Photoelectrodes

Guijun Ma 1 Aki Iwanaga 1 Jingyuan Liu 1 Yosuke Moriya 1 Takashi Hisatomi 1 Tsutomu Minegishi 1 Masao Katayama 1 Jun Kubota 1 Kazunari Domen 1

1the University of Tokyo Tokyo Japan

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5:00 AM - Z3.06
Computational Screening of Materials for Water Splitting Applications

Ivano Eligio Castelli 1 Kristian Sommer Thygesen 1 Karsten Wedel Jacobsen 1

1Technical University of Denmark Kgs. Lyngby Denmark

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5:15 AM - Z3.07
Graphene Catalyst on Silicon Photocathode for Hydrogen Production

Uk Sim 1 Tae-Youl Yang 1 Joonhee Moon 2 Junghyun An 1 Jinyeon Hwang 1 Byung Hee Hong 2 Ki Tae Nam 1

1Seoul National University Seoul Republic of Korea2Seoul National University Seoul Republic of Korea

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5:30 AM - Z3.08
Highly Efficient Visible Light Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution over Graphitic Carbon Nitride Coupled with NiS2 as a Noble Metal Free Co-Catalyst

Lisha Yin 1 Yupeng Yuan 1 Can Xue 1

1Nanyang Technological University Singapore Singapore

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5:45 AM - Z3.09
Enhanced Schottky Barrier Height by a Thin ALD- Al2O3 Interlayer Improves a Photoelectrochemical Performance of p-Si/Electrolyte

Min-Joon Park 1 Jin-Young Jung 1 Jae-Won Song 1 Yoon-Ho Nam 1 Sun-Mi Shin 1 Jung-Ho Lee 1

1Hanyang University Ansan Republic of Korea

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Z1: New Materials I
Session Chairs
Song Jin
Tuesday AM, December 03, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 304

9:00 AM - Z1
Introductory Remarks

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9:15 AM - *Z1.01
Towards Commercialization of Earth Abundant Photovoltaic (PV) Materials

Michael E Mills 1 Jim Stevens 1 Rebekah Feist 1

1Dow Chemical Midland USA

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9:45 AM - *Z1.02
Interfaces Rule: Assessment of Heterostructures in New Oxide, Phosphide and Nitride Materials for Photovoltaics and Solar Fuels

Harry Atwater 1

1California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA

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10:15 AM - Z1.03
Optoelectronic Properties and Defect Physics in ZnSnxGe1-xN2 Semiconductors

Prineha Narang 1 Aashrita Mangu 1 Shiyou Chen 2 Naomi Coronel 1 Sheraz Gul 4 Junko Yano 4 Lin-Wang Wang 3 Nathan S. Lewis 2 Harry Atwater 1

1California Institute of Technology (Caltech) Pasadena USA2California Institute of Technology (Caltech) Pasadena USA3Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA4Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA

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10:30 AM - Z1.04
Band Alignment and Device Properties of II-VI/Zn3P2 Heterojunction Photovoltaics

Jeffrey Paul Bosco 1 Steven Rozeveld 2 Seokmin Jeon 1 David Scanlon 3 Harry Atwater 1 Samantha Wilson 1

1Caltech Pasadena USA2The DOW Chemical Company Midland USA3University College London London United Kingdom

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10:45 AM - Z1.05
Characterization of Defects in Photovoltaic Materials by Three-Dimensional Atom Probe Tomography: Transition Metal Impurities

Austin Akey 1 Amanda Youssef 1 Daniel Recht 2 Jim Williams 3 Michael J. Aziz 2 Tonio Buonassisi 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Cambridge USA3Australian National University Canberra Australia

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11:00 AM - Z1
Break

Z2: Pyrite
Session Chairs
Michael Mills
Tuesday AM, December 03, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 304

11:15 AM - Z2.01
Iron Sulfide Ink and Their Conversion to Pyrite Thin-Films for Use in Solar Devices

Alec Kirkeminde 1 Maogang Gong 1 Shenqiang Ren 1

1University of Kansas Lawrence USA

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11:30 AM - Z2.02
Doping and Transport Mechanisms in Ex Situ Sulfidized FeS2 Thin Films

Xin Zhang 1 Mike Manno 1 Melissa Johnson 1 Yuqi Yan 1 Tyler Socha 1 Eray S Aydil 1 Chris Leighton 1

1University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Minneapolis USA

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11:45 AM - *Z2.03
A Hole Inversion Layer at the Surface of Iron Pyrite

Matt Law 1 2

1University of California, Irvine Irvine USA2University of California, Irvine Irvine USA

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12:15 PM - Z2.04
Investigation of Surface Inversion and Improvement of Pyrite Single Crystals and Nanostructures for Solar Energy Conversion Application

Miguel Caban-Acevedo 1 Dong Liang 1 Nicholas S. Kaiser 1 Song Jin 1

1University of Wisconsin-Madison Madsion USA

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12:30 PM - Z2.05
Gated Hall Effect of Pyrite Nanoplates with Surface Inversion Layer

Dong Liang 1 Miguel Caban-Acevedo 1 John P DeGrave 1 Song Jin 1

1University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison USA

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12:45 PM - Z2.06
In situ X-Ray Studies of Surface and Electronic Structures in Pyrite Thin Films

Yu Liu 1 2 Nicholas Berry 1 Yanning N. Zhang 1 Cheng-Chien Chen 3 Hendrik Bluhm 4 Zhi Liu 4 Ruqian Wu 1 Matt Law 1 5 John C. Hemminger 1 5

1UC Irvine Irvine USA2UC Irvine Irvine USA3Argonne National Laboratory Lemont USA4Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA5UC Irvine Irvine USA

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2013-12-04   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Song Jin, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Kevin Sivula, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Gengfeng Zheng, Fudan University
James Stevens, The Dow Chemical Company

Symposium Support

Royal Society of Chemistry
Z5/W11: Joint Session: CZTS II
Session Chairs
Barry Rand
Stephan Lany
Wednesday PM, December 04, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 304

2:30 AM - Z5.01/W11.01
Highly Efficient CZTSSe Thin Film Solar Cells Prepared via Electrodeposition

Jong Ok Jun 1 Kee Doo Lee 1 Lee Seul Oh 1 Jin Young Kim 1

1Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) Seoul Republic of Korea

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2:45 AM - *Z5.02/W11.02
Kesterite Solar Cells from Molecular-Inks and Nanocrystal-Inks: Mapping the Effects of Composition to Material Quality and Device Performance

Hugh W. Hillhouse 1

1University of Washington Seattle USA

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3:15 AM - Z5.03/W11.03
Photoluminescence Study and Observation of Unusual Optical Transitions in Cu2ZnSnSe4/CdS/ZnO Solar Cells

Souhaib Oueslati 1 2 4 Marc A. Meuris 2 3 Jef Poortmans 6 8 Marie Buffiere 6 8 Guy Brammertz 2 3 Oualid Touyar 5 Christine Koble 7

1KACST-Intel Consortium Center of Excellence in Nano-manufacturing Applications (CENA) Riyadh Saudi Arabia2imec Division IMOMEC - Partner in Solliance Leuven Belgium3Institute for Material Research (IMO) Hasselt University Leuven Belgium4Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, El Maner Tunis Tunisia5National Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology, INSAT Tunis Tunisia6Catholic University of Leuven Leuven Belgium7Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin fur Materialien und Energie GmbH Berlin Germany8imec Leuven Belgium

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3:30 AM - Z5.04/W11.04
Effects of Alkali Metal Impurities on the Microstructure and Electronic Properties of Cu2ZnSnS4 Thin Films

Melissa Johnson 1 Sergey V. Baryshev 2 Elijah Thimsen 1 Michael Manno 1 Xin Zhang 1 Chris Leighton 1 Eray S. Aydil 1

1University of Minnesota Minneapolis USA2Argonne National Laboratory Argonne USA

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3:45 AM - Z5/W11
Break

Z6/W12: Joint Session: New Materials II
Session Chairs
David Mitzi
Hugh W. Hillhouse
Wednesday PM, December 04, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 304

4:00 AM - Z6.01/W12.01
Annealing SnS Thin Films in Controlled Sulfur Environments for Improved Photovoltaic Performance

Katy Hartman 1 Rafael Jaramillo 2 Vera Steinmann 2 Rupak Chakraborty 2 Helen Hejin Park 3 Roy G. Gordon 3 Tonio Buonassisi 2

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA3Harvard University Cambridge USA

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4:15 AM - Z6.02/W12.02
Phase Selection and Optimisation of Tin Sulfide for Low-Cost Solar Cells

Lee Alan Burton 1 Aron Walsh 1

1University of Bath Bath United Kingdom

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4:30 AM - Z6.03/W12.03
Optoelectronic Properties of Single-Layer, Double-Layer and Bulk Tin Sulfide

Georgios A Tritsaris 1 Brad D Malone 1 Efthimios Kaxiras 1 2

1Harvard University Cambridge USA2Harvard University Cambridge USA

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4:45 AM - Z6.04/W12.04
Copper Nitrides as Next-Generation Defect Tolerant Thin Film Solar Cell Absorbers

Andriy Zakutayev 1 Christopher Caskey 1 2 Angela Fioretti 1 2 Julien Vidal 3 Vladan Stevanovic 1 2 Stephan Lany 1 David Ginley 1

1National Renewable Energy Laboratory Denver USA2Colorado School of Mines Golden USA3Institute for Research and Development of Photovoltaic Energy Chatou France

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5:00 AM - Z6.05/W12.05
Synthesis, Stability, Electronic Structure and Optical Properties of Copper Metal Nitrdes: Potential Solar Cell Applications

Minghui Yang 1 Andriy Zakutayev 2 David Ginley

1Cornell University Ithaca USA2National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden USA

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5:15 AM - Z6.06/W12.06
Nonthermal Plasma Synthesis of Metal-Sulfide Nanocrystals

Elijah Thimsen 1 2 Eray S. Aydil 1 Uwe R. Kortshagen 2

1University of Minnesota Minneapolis USA2University of Minnesota Minneapolis USA

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5:30 AM - Z6.07/W12.07
Improving Solar Cell Performance through Hydrogen Sulfide Annealing of the SnS Absorber Layer and Nitrogen Doping of the Zn(O,S) Buffer Layer

Helen Hejin Park 1 Rachel Heasley 1 Prasert Sinsermsuksakul 1 Vera Steinmann 2 Rupak Chakraborty 2 Rafael Jaramillo 2 Katy Hartman 2 Leizhi Sun 1 Danny Chua 1 Tonio Buonassisi 2 Roy G. Gordon 1

1Harvard University Cambridge USA2Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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5:45 AM - Z6.08/W12.08
Identification and Quantification of Defects in ZnO/GaN Solid Solutions: TEM, NMR, X-Ray Diffraction, Neutron Diffraction, and Optical Studies

Peter Khalifah 1 2 Alexandra Reinert 1 James Ciston 2 3 Fulya Dogan 1 Derek Middlemiss 1 4 Clare Grey 1 4 Yimei Zhu 2

1Stony Brook University Stony Brook USA2Brookhaven National Laboratory Upton USA3Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley USA4Cambridge University Cambridge United Kingdom

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Z4/W10: Joint Session: CZTS I
Session Chairs
Song Jin
Matt Law
Wednesday AM, December 04, 2013
Hynes, Level 3, Room 304

9:15 AM - *Z4.01/W10.01
Recent Progress and Obstacles in the Development of CZTSSe Kesterite Photovoltaics

David B. Mitzi 1 Oki Gunawan 1 Tayfun Gokmen 1 Mark T. Winkler 1 Richard Haight 1

1IBM Corp Yorktown Heights USA

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9:45 AM - Z4.02/W10.02
CdS and Cd-Free Buffer Layers on Solution Phase Grown Cu2ZnSn(SxSe1-x)4: Band Alignments and Electronic Structure Determined with Femtosecond Ultraviolet Photoelectron Spectroscopy

Richard Haight 1 Aaron Barkhouse 1 Wei Wang 1 Yu