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2012 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 9-13, 2012 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Lara A. Estroff, Jun Liu, Kornelius Nielsch, Kazumi Wada

Symposium A : Amorphous and Polycrystalline Thin-Film Silicon Science and Technology

2012-04-10   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Baojie Yan, United Solar Ovonic LLC
Chuang Chuang Tsai, National Chiao Tung University
Helena Gleskova, University of Strathclyde
Toshiyuki Sameshima, Tokyo University of Agriculture amp; Technology
J. David Cohen, University of Oregon
Mary Ann Woolf, University of Utah

Symposium Support

Forschungszentrum Julich
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
United Solar Ovonic LLC

A3: Crystallization
Session Chairs
S. Higashi
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2001

2:45 AM - *A3.1
Laser-induced Crystallization of Si Films for Displays and Solar Cells

James S. Im 1 U. J Chung 1 Q. Hu 1 Monica Chahal 1 A. B Limanov 1 A. M Chitu 1 G. S Ganot 1

1Columbia University New York USA

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3:15 AM - A3.2
Large Grained, Low Defect Density Multicrystalline Silicon on Glass Substrates by Large-area Diode Laser Crystallisation

Bonne Eggleston 1 2 Jonathon Dore 1 2 Jialiang Huang 1 Sergey Varlamov 1 Martin Green 1

1University of New South Wales Sydney Australia2Suntech Ramp;D Australia Pty Ltd Botany Australia

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3:30 AM - A3.3
New Insights into the Crystallization of Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon

Kashish Sharma 1 Mcm V Sanden 1 2 Mariadriana Creatore 1

1Eindhoven university of technology Eindhoven Netherlands2FOM Institute for Plasma Physics Rijnhuizen Nieuwegein Netherlands

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3:45 AM - A3.4
The Temperature Dependence of Crystallization in PECVD a-Si:H Thin Films by Thermal Annealing with and without the Presence of Film Tensile Stress

Archie H. Mahan 1 Matthew S Dabney 1 David S Ginley 1

1NREL Golden USA

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4:00 AM - A3

A4: Hydrogen and Defect
Session Chairs
Matthias Fehr
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2001

4:30 AM - *A4.1
Impact of Non-conformality of mu;c-Si:H Layer Growth on the Local Absorption in Thin-film Solar Cells

Karsten Bittkau 1 Markus Ermes 1 Xu Xu 1 Melanie Schulte 1 Juergen Huepkes 1 Reinhard Carius 1

1Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH Juelich Germany

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5:00 AM - A4.2
Isolated Voids in Amorphous Silicon and Related Materials Measured by Effusion of Implanted Helium

Wolfhard Beyer 1 2 Willi Hilgers 1 Dorothea Lennartz 1 Frank Pennartz 1 Pavel Prunici 2

1Forschungszentrum Juuml;lich GmbH Juuml;lich Germany2Malibu GmbH amp; Co. KG Bielefeld Germany

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5:15 AM - A4.3
The Relation between Divacancies and Fast Metastable Defects in a-Si:H as Revealed by Carrier-Lifetime Measurements on a-Si:H/c-Si(100) Interfaces under Light Soaking

Arno Hendrikus Marie Smets 1 Chris R Wronski 2 Miro Zeman 1

1Delft University of Technology Delft Netherlands2Pennsylvania State University State College USA

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5:30 AM - A4.4
Stress-Based Mitigation of Strong Hole Traps in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon

Eric Johlin 1 Lucas K Wagner 2 Tonio Buonassisi 1 Jeffrey C Grossman 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2University of Illinois Urbana USA

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5:45 AM - A4.5
Electrically Detected Magnetic Resonance of a-Si:H Films: The Influence of the Contact Geometry

Konrad Klein 1 Benedikt Hauer 1 Sonja Matich 1 Oleksandr Astakhov 2 Friedhelm Finger 2 Martin Stutzmann 1 Martin S Brandt 1

1Walter Schottky Institut, TU Muuml;nchen Garching Germany2Forschungszentrum Juuml;lich GmbH Juuml;lich Germany

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A1: Solar Cells: Focus Session on Industrialization
Session Chairs
Baojie Yan
Tuesday AM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2001

9:30 AM - *A1.1
Challenges and Opportunities for Thin Film Silicon Photovoltaic Technology

Jeffrey Yang 1 Subhendu Guha 1

1United Solar Ovonic LLC Troy USA

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10:00 AM - *A1.2
Progress in High Conversion Efficiency a-Si/mu;c-Si Tandem Solar Cells and Modules

Youichirou Aya 1 Mitsuoki Hishida 1 Mitsuhiro Matsumoto 1 Shigeo Yata 1 Wataru Shinohara 1 Akinao Kitahara 1 Haruki Yoneda 1 Isao Yoshida 1 Daiji Kanematsu 1 Akira Terakawa 1 Masahiro Iseki 1 Makoto Tanaka 1

1SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. Anpachi-cho Japan

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10:30 AM - *A1.3
Progress in Research and Mass Production of Large-scale Thin Film Si Solar Cells

Xinwei Niu 1 Minghua Wang 1 Xin Zhu 1 Cao Yu 1 Guijun Li 1 Bing Cheng 1 Yongsheng Zhang 1 Yongjun Li 1 Jian Ding 1 Liyou Yang 1

1Chint Solar (Zhejiang) Co. Ltd. Hangzhou China

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11:00 AM - A1

A2: Solar Cells: Microcrystalline/Nanocrystalline
Session Chairs
Qi Wang
Tuesday AM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 2, Room 2001

11:30 AM - A2.1
High Rate Deposition of Intrinsic a-Si:H and micro;c-Si:H Layers for Thin-film Silicon Solar Cells Using a Dynamic Deposition Process

Thomas Zimmermann 1 4 Arjan J Flikweert 1 Tsvetelina Merdzhanova 1 Jan Woerdenweber 1 Aad Gordijn 1 Konrad Dybek 2 Frank Stahr 3 Johann W Bartha 4

1Forschungszentrum Juuml;lich GmbH Juuml;lich Germany2Von Ardenne Anlagentechnik GmbH Dresden-Weissig Germany3Forschungs- und Applikationslabor Plasmatechnik GmbH Dresden Germany4Technische Universitauml;t Dresden Dresden Germany

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11:45 AM - A2.2
Advanced Cell Design and Intrinsic Material Growth Considerations for High Efficiency p-i-n Microcrystalline Silicon Solar Cell

Gregory Bugnon 1 Gaetano Parascandolo 1 Simon Haenni 1 Fanny Meillaud 1 Matthieu Despeisse 1 Christophe Ballif 1

1IMT - PVLAB (EPFL) Neuchacirc;tel Switzerland

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12:00 PM - A2.3
Over 30 mA/cm2 Short Circuit Current Density from Hydrogenated Nanocrystalline Silicon Solar Cells

Guozhen Yue 1 Baojie Yan 1 Laura Sivec 1 Tining Su 1 Yan Zhou 1 Jeffrey Yang 1 Subhendu Guha 1

1United Solar Ovonic LLC Troy USA

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12:15 PM - A2.4
Electrically Flat/Optically Rough Substrates for Efficiency above 10% in n-i-p Thin Film Silicon Solar Cells

Karin Soederstroem 1 Gregory Bugnon 1 Franz-Josef Haug 1 Christophe Ballif 1

1EPFL Neuchacirc;tel Switzerland

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12:30 PM - A2.5
Very Thin Micromorph Tandem Solar Cells Deposited at Low Substrate Temperature

Minne Micha de Jong 1 Jatin K Rath 1 Ruud E.I. Schropp 1

1Utrecht University Utrecht Netherlands

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