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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 W : Nanostructured Solar Cells

2012-04-10   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Lukas Schmidt-Mende, Ludwig-Maximilians University - Munich
Udo Bach, Monash University
Thomas Brown, University of Rome - Tor Vergata
Anna Fontcuberta i Morral, Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne
Matt Law, University of California, Irvine

Symposium Support

BASF Ludwigshafen

W2: Nanostructured Sensitized Solar Cells II
Session Chairs
Udo Bach
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3020

3:00 AM - *W2.1
Next Generation Nanostructured Dye-sensitized Solar Cells

Nicolas Tetreault 1 Philippe Labouchegrave;re 1 Jeacute;reacute;mie Brillet 1 Stefik Morgan 1 Leo-Philipp Heiniger 1 Aravind Kumar 1 Geoffrey Ozin 2 Michael Grauml;tzel 1

1EPFL - Eacute;cole Polytechnique Feacute;deacute;rale de Lausanne Lausanne Switzerland2University of Toronto Toronto Canada

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3:30 AM - W2.3
Quantum Dot Based Anode and Cathode for High Voltage Tandem Photo-electrochemical Solar Cell

Menny Shalom 1 Idan Hod 1 Zion Tachan 1 Sophie Buhbut 1 Arie Zaban 1

1Bar Ilan University Ramat Gan Israel

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3:45 AM - W2.4
Fundamental Differences between Dye and Quantum Dot Sensitized Solar Cells

Idan Hod 1 Victoria Gonzaacute;lez-Pedro 2 Zion Tachan 1 Francisco Fabregat-Santiago 2 Ivaacute;n Mora-Seroacute; 2 Juan Bisquert 2 Arie Zaban 1

1Bar-ilan University Ramat Gan Israel2Universitat Jaume I Castelloacute; Spain

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4:00 AM -
BREAK

W3: Hybrid Solar Cells I
Session Chairs
Martin Stutzman
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 3, Room 3020

4:30 AM - *W3.1
Extremely Thin Absorber (ETA) Solar Cells: Advantages, Drawbacks, and Outlook

Gilles Dennler 1

1IMRA Europe Sophia-Antipolis France

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5:00 AM - W3.2
Monodispersed Growth of ZnO Nanostructures: Efficient Charge Collection Photoanode Materials for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

Navaneethan Mani 1 Archana Jayaram 1 Arivanandhan Mukkannan 1 Koyama Tadanobu 1 Yasuhiro Hayakawa 1

1Shizuoka University Hamamatsu Japan

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5:15 AM - W3.3
Large Zinc Oxide Surface Tunability Using Self-assembled Monolayers with Different Attachment Chemistries and Functional Groups

Thomas Brenner 1 Darick Baker 1 Gang Chen 1 Dana Olson 2 Thomas Furtak 1 Reuben Collins 1

1Colorado School of Mines Golden USA2National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden USA

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5:30 AM - W3.4
Ultrafast Carrier Dynamics in Extremely Thin Absorber Solar Cells

Glenn W Guglietta 1 Hasti Majidi 1 Jason B Baxter 1

1Drexel University Philadelphia USA

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W4: Poster Session: Organic and Hybrid Solar Cells
Session Chairs
Udo Bach
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2012
Moscone West, Level 1, Exhibit Hall

6:00 AM - W4.1
Comparing Solid State Dye-sensitized Solar Cells Using Spiro-OMeTAD and P3HT as Hole-conductors

Lei Yang 1 Martin Karlsson 1 Martin Karlsson 2 Erik Gabrielsson 2 Licheng Sun 2 Gerrit Boschloo 1 Anders Hagfeldt 1 Erik Johansson 1

1Uppsala University Uppsala Sweden2Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm Sweden

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6:00 AM - W4.11
Hydrothermally Synthesized Mesorporous TiO2 Beads Exhibiting Ultra-fast Electron Diffusion Rates and Their Use in Low Temperature All-plastic Flexible Dye-sensitized Solar Cells

Jyh-Ming Ting 1 Chiung-Wen Hsu 1 Chun-Ren Ke 1

1National Cheng Kung University Tainan Taiwan

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6:00 AM - W4.12
Three Dimensional Nanostructure Characterization for Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells with Efficient Processing Additive

Yu-Tsun Shao 1 Hsueh-Chung Liao 2 Sheng-Yong Chang 1 Cheng-Si Tsao 3 U-Ser Jeng 4 Yang-Fang Chen 1 Wei-Fang Su 2

1National Taiwan University Taipei Taiwan2National Taiwan University Taipei Taiwan3Institute of Nuclear Energy Research Longtan, Taoyuan Taiwan4National Synchroron Radiation Research Center Hsinchu Taiwan

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6:00 AM - W4.13
Graphene Aerogels as a Highly Effective Counter Electrode Material for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells

Wei-Yun Cheng 1 Chun-Chieh Wang 1 Shih-Yuan Lu 1

1National Tsing Hua University Hsinchu Taiwan

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6:00 AM - W4.16
Effects of Sputtered Platinum Counter Electrode and Integrated TiO2 Electrode with SWCNT on DSSC Performance

Kartik Kinhal 1 Lakshmi V Munukutla 1 Aung Htun 1 Sailaja Radhakrishnan 1 Chen Jen 1 Arunachalanadar M Kannan 1

1Arizona State University Mesa USA

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6:00 AM - W4.17
Highly Efficient Organic Photovoltaic Cells for Indoor Applications

Satoru Momose 1 Kota Yoshikawa 1

1Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. Atsugi Japan

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6:00 AM - W4.18
Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy Analysis of Dye-sensitized Solar Cells with KrF Laser Irradiated Nanoporous TiO2 Films

Chin-Cheng Chiang 1 Ming-Yi Pu 2 Hsin-Wei Chen 3 I-Chun Cheng 1 Jian Z Chen 2 Kuo-Chuan Ho 3

1National Taiwan University Taipei Taiwan2National Taiwan University Taipei Taiwan3National Taiwan University Taipei Taiwan

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6:00 AM - W4.19
Strategies for Improving the Efficiency of Dye-sensitized Solar Cells via Incorporation of Tailored Hybrid Nanostructures

Yoonhee Jang 1 3 Yujin Jang 1 Zhiqun Lin 2 3 Dongha Kim 1

1Ewha Womans University Seoul Republic of Korea2Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta USA3Iowa State University Ames USA

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6:00 AM - W4.20
Improved Performance of Dye-sensitized Solar Cell via Plasmonic Structure by Incorporation of Silver Nanoparticles

Ching-Wen Hsu 1 I-Chun Cheng 1 Jian Z Chen 2

1National Taiwan University Taipei Taiwan2National Taiwan University Taipei Taiwan

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6:00 AM - W4.21
The Effect of Polyfluorene Added TiO2 Nanofiber in Dye Sensitized Solar Cell Photo-electrode

Young hee Jung 1 Changkook Hong 1

1Chonnam National University Gwang-ju Republic of Korea

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6:00 AM - W4.22
TiO2 Nanotube Arrays and Their Surface Modification for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells

Jinsu Jeong 1 Hun Park 2 Young-Joon Lee 1 Won-Youl Choi 1

1Gangneung-wonju National University Gangneung Republic of Korea2Electro-Mechanical Research Institute, Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. Yongin Republic of Korea

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6:00 AM - W4.23
Heterojunction Hybrid Solar Cells Using P3HT-PCBM and TiO2 Nanotube Arrays

Young-Joon Lee 1 Changduk Yang 2 Jinsu Jeong 1 Won-Youl Choi 1

1Gangneung-wonju National University Gangneung Republic of Korea2Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology Ulsan Republic of Korea

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6:00 AM - W4.24
Morphology of Chemical Modified Indium Tin Oxide by Electron-donor Organic Acids

Byambasuren Delgertsetseg 1 Namsrai Javkhlantugs 1 2 Masaru Sakomura 2 Kazuyoshi Ueda 2 Chimed Ganzorig 1

1Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at National University of Mongolia Ulaanbaatar Mongolia2Yokohama National University Yokohama Japan

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6:00 AM - W4.25
Polymer:Fullerene Solar Cell Annealing as Investigated by Neutron Scattering

Alan D F Dunbar 1 Adam R Hobson 1 2 Andrew J Parnell 2 David G Lidzey 2

1University of Sheffield Sheffield United Kingdom2University of Sheffield Sheffield United Kingdom

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6:00 AM - W4.26
Low Temperature Solution-processed Nickel Oxide Hole Transport Layers in High Efficiency Organic Photovoltaics

Jesse R Manders 1 Sai-Wing Tsang 1 Song Chen 1 Tzung-Han Lai 1 Michael J Hartel 1 Chad M Amb 2 Kyukwan Zong 2 James J Deininger 2 John R Reynolds 2 Franky So 1

1University of Florida Gainesville USA2University of Florida Gainesville USA

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6:00 AM - W4.27
Three Dimensional Photoanode for High Efficiency Dye-sensitized Solar Cell

Navid Soheilnia 1 Nicolas Teacute;treault 2 Michael Grauml;tzel 2 Geoffrey A Ozin 1

1University of Toronto Toronto Canada2Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne Lausanne Switzerland

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6:00 AM - W4.28
High-voltage Power Source Based on Integration of Dye-sensitized Solar Cells Using the Lift-off Process of Sacrificial Layer

Seong-Min Cho 1 Se-Um Kim 1 Min-Hoi Kim 1 Sin-Doo Lee 1

1Seoul National University Seoul Republic of Korea

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6:00 AM - W4.30
Solution Processable Semiconducting TiOx Thin Films for Low Cost Solar Cell Applications

Jiguang Li 1 Vikram V Iyengar 1 Mool C Gupta 1

1University of Virginia Charlottesville USA

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6:00 AM - W4.31
Noble Fabrication of TiO2 Working Electrode Using Laser-assisted Nano Particle Deposition System (La-NPDS) for the Application of DSSC

Kwang Su Kim 1 Jinwoong Lee 1 Gil-Yong Lee 2 Chung-Soo Kim 2 Jung-Oh Choi 2 Hyun-Taek Lee 2 Sung-Hoon Ahn 2 Caroline Sunyong Lee 1

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

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6:00 AM - W4.32
2-D Patterned Oxide Electrodes for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

Myoung-Ryul Ok 1 Leila Alibabaei 2 Rudresh Ghosh 3 M. Kyle Brennaman 2 Rene Lopez 3 Thomas J Meyer 2 Edward T Samulski 2

1University of North Carolina Chapel Hill USA2University of North Carolina Chapel Hill USA3University of North Carolina Chapel Hill USA

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6:00 AM - W4.34
Mixed Cation Effect in Enhancing the Efficiency of Dye Sensitized Solar Cells Based on Polyacrylonitrile (PAN) and Nano-porous TiO2

Malavi A.K.L. Dissanayake 1 G K Rohana Senadeera 2 1 T M Wijendra J Bandara 3 Chathuranga A Thotawattage 1

1Institute of Fundamental Studies Kandy Sri Lanka2The Open University of Sri Lanka Nawala, Nugegoda Sri Lanka3Rajarata University of Sri Lanka Mihintale Sri Lanka

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6:00 AM - W4.35
Dye-sensitized Solar Cells with Graphene Cathode

Ladislav Kavan 1

1J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry Prague 8 Czech Republic

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6:00 AM - W4.36
Elaboration of ZnO Nanowire-nanoparticle Composite Electrodes for Efficient Dye-sensitized Solar Cells

Etienne Puyoo 1 Germain Rey 1 Anusha Muthukumar 1 Gael Giusti 1 Herve Roussel 1 Estelle Appert-Botzung 2 Vincent Consonni 1 Daniel Bellet 1

1Laboratoire des Mateacute;riaux et du Geacute;nie Physique Grenoble France2Laboratoire de Science et Ingeacute;nierie des Mateacute;riaux et Proceacute;deacute;s Saint-Martin drsquo;Hegrave;res France

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6:00 AM - W4.37
Graphene Oxide and Reduced Graphene Oxide as Hole Extraction Layers in Organic Photovoltaic Cells

Soo Young Kim 1 Kyoung Soon Choi 1 Yensil Park 1

1Chung-Ang University Seoul Republic of Korea

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6:00 AM - W4.38
Low-Temperature Direct Growth of an Electron Transport Layer with Superior Interfacial Properties on Graphene for Flexible Inverted Organic Solar Cells

Kyung-Sik Shin 1 Hanggochnuri Jo 1 Sang-Woo Kim 1 2 3

1Sungkyunkwan University Suwon Republic of Korea2Sungkyunkwan University Suwon Republic of Korea3Sungkyunkwa