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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 - W2
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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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