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2009 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 30 - December 4, 2009 | Boston
Meeting Chairs
: Kristi Anseth, Li-Chyong Chen, Peter Gumbsch, Ji-Cheng Zhao

Symposium Q : Photovoltaic Materials and Manufacturing Issues II

2009-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Bhushan L. Sopori National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Bernhard Dimmler Würth Solar GmbH & Co. KG
Jeffrey Yang United Solar Ovonic LLC
Thomas Surek Surek PV Consulting
Q1: Crystalline Silicon Technologies
Session Chairs
Jeff Yang
Monday PM, November 30, 2009
Room 306 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **Q1.1
Hydrogen Passivation for Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells.

Michael Stavola 1
1 Department of Physics, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:00 AM - Q1.2
A New, Ultrafast Technique for Mapping Dislocation Density in Large-area, Single-crystal and Multicrystalline Si Wafers.

Bhushan Sopori 1 , Przemyslaw Rupnowski 1 , Mathew Albert 2 , Chandra Khattak 2 , Mike Seacrist 3
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 , GT Solar, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, 3 , MEMC, St. Peters, Missouri, United States

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10:15 AM - Q1.3
Low-cost, High Efficiency Solar Cells on Scrapped CMOS Silicon.

Daniel Inns 1 , Joel de Souza 1 , K. Saenger 1 , H. Hovel 1 , D. Sadana 1
1 T. J. Watson Research Centre, IBM, Yorktown Heights, New York, United States

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10:30 AM - **Q1.4
Crystalline Silicon Technology for Solar Applications.

Aditya Deshpande 1 , Mike Seacrist 1 , Steve Kimbel 1 , Gang Shi 1 , Jihong Chen 1
1 , MEMC Electronic Materials, St Peters, Missouri, United States

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11:00 AM - Q1
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11:30 AM - **Q1.5
Developments in Crystalline Silicon-based Photovoltaic Product Architecture and Manufacturing.

Juris Kalejs 1
1 , American Solar Technologies, Chelmsford, Massachusetts, United States

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12:00 PM - **Q1.6
Contactless Measurement of Carrier Lifetime on As-Grown or Shaped Ingots, Sections, and Blocks.

Ronald Sinton 1 , Tanaya Mankad 1 , M. Forsyth 1 , James Swirhun 1
1 , Sinton Instruments, Inc., Boulder, Colorado, United States

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12:30 PM - Q1.7
Commercial Production of Silicon Solar Cell Feedstock by Upgrade of Metallurgical Grade Silicon.

John Mott 1 , Julio Bragagnolo 1 , Michael Hayes 1
1 , Ohio Solar Energy, LLC, Alliance, Ohio, United States

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12:45 PM - Q1.8
Efficient Single-crystal Black Silicon Solar Cells with Anti-reflection by a Nanocatalyzed One-step Etch.

Hao-Chih Yuan 1 , Vernon Yost 1 , Matthew Page 1 , Howard Branz 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, Colorado, United States

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Q2: CdTe and GaAs Based Technologies
Session Chairs
Tom Surek
Monday PM, November 30, 2009
Room 306 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **Q2.1
Present Status of Research and Industrial Development of CdTe/CdS Solar Cells.

Ramesh Dhere 1 , David Albin 1 , Xiaonan Li 1 , Timothy Gessert 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, Colorado, United States

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3:00 PM - Q2.2
Study of the Electrical Properties of Cross Sections of CdTe/CdS Solar Cells Measured with Scanning Kelvin Probe Microscopy.

Helio Moutinho 1 , Ramesh Dhere 1 , Chun-Sheng Jiang 1 , Mowafak Al-Jassim 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States

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3:15 PM - Q2.3
Finite Element Model to Understand the Effect of O2 on Closed Space Sublimation of CdTe.

Nirav Vora 1 , Ramesh Dhere 1
1 National Center for Photovoltaics, National Renewable Energy laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States

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3:30 PM - Q2.4
CdTe Thin Film Growth Using High Rate Sputtering for Photovoltaic Applications.

John Walls 1 , Paresh Nasikkar 1 , Hari Upadhyaya 1
1 Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Loughborough University, Loughborough United Kingdom

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3:45 PM - Q2.5
Fabrication and Modeling of Three-Dimensionally Structured CdTe Thin Film Photovoltaic Devices with Self-Aligned Back-Contacts.

Jonathan Guyer 1 , Daniel Josell 1 , Carlos Beauchamp 1 , Suyong Jung 2 , Behrang Hamadani 2 , Lee Richter 3 , John Bonevich 1 , Nikolai Zhitenev 2 , Tom Moffat 1
1 Metallurgy Division, NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 2 Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 3 Surface and Microanalysis Science Division, NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

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4:00 PM - Q2
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4:30 PM - Q2.6
Thin-film ITO/InP Solar Cells on Flexible Plastic Substrates.

Kuen-Ting Shiu 1 2 , Jeramy Zimmerman 2 , Hongyu Wang 2 , Stephen Forrest 2
1 Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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4:45 PM - Q2.7
Suppression of Edge Recombination in InAs/InGaAs DWELL Solar Cells.

Tingyi Gu 1 , Kai Yang 1 , Mohamed El-Emawy 1 , Andreas Stintz 1 , Luke Lester 1
1 Center for High Technology Materials, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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5:00 PM - Q2.8
Virtual Single Crystalline GaAs Epitaxial Thin Films on Flexible Polycrystalline Metallic Substrates.

Alex Freundlich 1 , Venkat Selvamanickam 1
1 , University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States

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5:15 PM - Q2.9
Neodymium Luminescent Solar Concentrator.

Phil Reusswig 1 , Carmel Rotschild 1 , Marc Baldo 1
1 EECS, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Q3: Poster Session I
Session Chairs
Peter Rupnowski
Tuesday AM, December 01, 2009
Exhibit Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - Q3.1
Electron Reflector Strategy on Micron-Thickness CdTe Solar Cells.

Kuo-Jui Hsiao 1 , James Sites 1
1 Physics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States

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9:00 PM - Q3.10
Mechano-chemical Synthesis, Deposition and Structural Characterization of CIGS.

Vidhya Bhojan 1 , Velumani Subramaniam 1 , Jesus A.Arenas-Alatorre 2 , Rene Asomoza 1
1 Electrical Engineering, CINVESTAV, Mexico,D.F. Mexico, 2 Institute of Physics, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico ,D.F. Mexico

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9:00 PM - Q3.11
Photo-patternable Polythiophenes Having Methacrylate Pendant Group for Organic Photovoltaics.

Yuna Kim 1 , Jeonghun Kim 1 , Sehwan Kim 1 , Eunkyoung Kim 1
1 Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Q3.13
Thermally and Chemically Stable Transparent Conducting Multi-layered Al-doped ZnO and Its Applications for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells.

Jun Hong Noh 1 , Hyun Soo Han 1 , Sangwook Lee 1 , Hyun Suk Jung 2 , Kung Sun Hong 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Advanced Materials Engineering, Kookim University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Q3.14
Fabrication, Characterization and Optical Studies of Cu(In1-xGax)3Se5 Bulk Compounds.

Dayane Habib 1 , Georges El Haj Moussa 1 , Roy Al Asmar 1 , Michael Ibrahim 1 , Mario El Tahchi 1 , Claude Llinares 2
1 LPA, Lebanese University, Jdeidet Lebanon, 2 Centre Electronique et Micro-optoélectronique de Montpellier (CEM2), University of Montpellier 2, Montpellier France

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9:00 PM - Q3.15
Reactive Sputtering of Magnesium Hydride Thin Films for Photovoltaic Applications.

Charlotte Platzer-Bjorkman 1 , Smagul Karazhanov 1 , Jan-Petter Maehlen 1 , Erik Marstein 1 , Arve Holt 1
1 , Institute for Energy Technology, Kjeller Norway

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9:00 PM - Q3.16
Wide Energy Bandgap Materials (LiF and Al2O3) as Hole Blocking Layers in Organic Solar Cells.

Chen Cheng Hong 1 , Wu Jui Chi 1 , Chen Chun Wei 1 , Chen Jen Sue 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan Taiwan

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9:00 PM - Q3.17
Ti-doped Gallium Phosphide Layers with Concentrations Above the Mott Limit.

David Pastor 1 , Javier Olea 1 , Maria Toledano-Luque 1 , Ignacio Martil 1 , German Gonzalez-Diaz 1 , Jordi Ibanez 2 , Ramon Cusco 2 , Luis Artus 2
1 Dpto. de Física Aplicada III, Facultad de Ciencias Físicas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid Spain, 2 Institut Jaume Almera, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Barcelona Spain

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9:00 PM - Q3.18
Optical Characterization of Cu2ZnSnSe4 Grown by Thermal Co-evaporation.

Do young Park 1 , Hyeonsik Cheong 1 , Sunghun Jung 2 , Jaeho Yun 2 , Sejin An 2 , Jihye Gwak 2 , Kyeong-hoon Yoon 2
1 Physics, Sogang university, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Solar Cells Research Group, Korea Institute of Energy Research, Daejun Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Q3.19
Influence of Deposition Parameters on Surface Texturing of ZnO:Al Films Prepared by In-line RF Magnetron Sputtering.

Jun-Sik Cho 1 , Young-Jin Kim 1 , Jeong Chul Lee 1 , Sang-Hyun Park 1 , Jinsoo Song 1 , Kyung Hoon Yoon 1
1 Photovoltaic Research Center, Korea Institute of Energy Research, Deajeon Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Q3.2
Incorporation of Sodium into Low-Temperature Deposition of CIGS Flexible Solar Cells.

Hendrik Zachmann 1 , Stefan Puttnins 1 , Thomas Lange 1 , Felix Daume 1 , Andreas Rahm 1 , Karsten Otte 1 , Tobias Eisenbarth 2 , Raquel Caballero 2 , Christian Kaufmann 2 , Hans-Werner Schock 2
1 , Solarion AG, Leipzig Germany, 2 , Helmholtz-Zentrum für Materialien und Energie, Berlin Germany

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9:00 PM - Q3.20
Low Band Gap Poly(Thieno[3,4-b]Furan): A Potential Light-harvesting Material for Organic Photovoltaic Cells.

Tanmoy Dey 1 2 , Jayesh Bokria 1 2 , Michael Invernale 1 2 , Daminda Navarathne 1 2 , Zeki Buyukmumcu 3 , Gregory Sotzing 1 2
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 2 Polymer program, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 3 Department of Chemistry, Erciyes University, Kayseri Turkey

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9:00 PM - Q3.21
Photovoltaic Electrochemical Optical Rectennas of Carbon Nanotubes with Self-assembled Monolayers.

Juan Duque 1 , Matteo Pasquali 1 , Howard Schmidt 1
1 Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - Q3.22
Effects of Discotic-liquid Crystals as an Additive on the Performance of Polymer Solar Cells.

Seonju Jeong 1 , Cham Kim 1 , Jong Tae Kim 1 , Yun Seon Do 1 , Yoon Soo Han 1
1 , Daegu Gyeongpook Science & Technology, Daegu Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Q3.23
Effect of Annealing Solvent Solubility on the Performance of Poly(3-hexylthiophene)/Methanofullerene Solar Cells.

Jong Hwan Park 1 , Jong Soo Kim 1 , Ji Hwang Lee 1 , Wi Hyoung Lee 1 , Kilwon Cho 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Q3.24
Tuning of Absorbance Spectra in CdS/CdSe Quantum Dot Co-sensitized Solar Cells.

Dongho Lee 1 2 , Jeremy Nevins 1 3 , David Watson 1 3 , Alexander Cartwright 1 2 , Paras Prasad 1 2 3
1 Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, United States, 2 Department of Electrical Engineering, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, United States, 3 Department of Chemistry, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - Q3.25
Sputter Deposition of CuInSe2 and CuGaSe2 from Composite Targets on (100) Si.

Okechukwu Akpa 1 , Shoieb Shaik 2 , Trenton Thompson 2 , Tamara Isaacs-Smith 3 , Philip Anderson 4 , Supapan Seraphin 4 , Kalyan Das 2
1 Material Science and Engineering, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama, United States, 2 Electrical Engineering, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama, United States, 3 Physics, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, United States, 4 Material Science and Engineering , University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States

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9:00 PM - Q3.26
Effect of Cu/Ga Molar Ratio on Optical and Electrical Properties of Spin Coated-CuGaSe2 Thin Films for Tandem Solar Cell Applications.

Ik Jin Choi 1 , Bhaskar Chandra Mohanty 1 , Yeon Hwa Jo 1 , Deuk Ho Yeon 1 , Yong Soo Cho 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, Yonsei University , Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Q3.27
High Quality Se-Excessive Cu(In, Ga)Se2 Films Prepared by Screen Printing.

Deuk Ho Yeon 1 , Bhaskar Mohanty 1 , Yeon Hwa Jo 1 , Ik Jin Choi 1 , Yong Soo Cho 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, Yonsei University , Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Q3.28
Effect of Deposition Temperature on the Structural, Optical and Electrical Properties of ZnO:Al Deposited by Pneumatic Spray Pyrolysis.

Jagadeesh Bellam 1 , Vidhya Bhojan 1 , Arturo Maldonado 1 , Velumani Subramaniam 1
1 Electrical Engineering, CINVESTAV, Mexico .D.F. Mexico

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9:00 PM - Q3.29
Effect of Pitch and Height on the Performance of Textured Polymer Solar Cells.

Kanwar Nalwa 2 , Joong-Mok Park 2 , Wai Leung 2 , Kai-Ming Ho 2 , Sumit Chaudhary 2
2 , Iowa State Univ, Ames, Iowa, United States

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9:00 PM - Q3.3
Titanium-Silicon Dioxide as a Transparent Conducting Oxide and an Anti-Reflection Contact for Photovoltaic Applications.

John Chivers 1 , Chandler Downs 1 , Thomas Vandervelde 1
1 ECE, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - Q3.30
Optical and Micro-structural Characterization of Printed Cu2ZnSnS4 Thin Films.

Inyoung Kim 1 , Ki Woong Moon 2 , Kwang-Won Jeon 2 , Jongryoul Kim 2 , Jong-Su Yu 1 , Jeongdai Jo 1 , Dong-Soo Kim 1
1 Nano-Mechanical Systems Research Division, Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 2 Department of Metallurgy and Materials, Hanyang University, Ansan Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Q3.5
The Effects of Bathocuproine Incorporation on the Properties of Organic Photovoltaic Devices.

Ching-Chun Chang 1 , Chi-Feng Lin 2 , Jian-Ming Chiou 3 , Tzung-Han Ho 4 , Kuei-Hsien Chen 1 5 , Li-Chyong Chen 5
1 Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, Academia Sinica , Taipei Taiwan, 2 Graduate Institute of Photonics and Optoelectronics, National Taiwan University, Taipei Taiwan, 3 Department of Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei Taiwan, 4 Department of Physics, National Taiwan University, Taipei Taiwan, 5 Center for Condensed Matter Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei Taiwan

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9:00 PM - Q3.6
Effects of Non-noble Metal Current-collecting Grids on Internal Resistance for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells.

Seon Hee Seo 1 , Hyun-Ju Kim 1 , Bo-Kun Koo 1 , Dong Yoon Lee 1
1 , Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute, Changwon, Kyungsangnam-do, Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Q3.8
Photosensitization of TiO2 by Electron Beam Irradiated Silica and Titania Based Hybrid Polymer for PEC Cell Application.

Seung Hwa Yoo 1 , Sung Oh Cho 1
1 Nuclear and Quantum Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Q3.9
Synthesis of Organic Semiconducting Materials by Electron Irradiation and Their Application to Organic Solar Cell.

Hyeok Moo Lee 1 , Sung Oh Cho 1
1 Nuclear and Quantum Engineering , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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2009-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Bhushan L. Sopori National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Bernhard Dimmler Würth Solar GmbH & Co. KG
Jeffrey Yang United Solar Ovonic LLC
Thomas Surek Surek PV Consulting
Q4: PV Devices and Module Issues
Session Chairs
Juris Kalejs
Tuesday AM, December 01, 2009
Room 306 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - Q4.1
Investigation on the Optical and Electrical Properties of a Novel Synthesized Copolymer Designed for Efficient Polymer Solar Cells.

Fengling Zhang 1 , Weiwei Li 1 2 , Ruiping Qin 2 3 , Yi Zhou 1 , Fenghong Li 1 , Clemens Veit 4 , Hans-Frieder Schleiermacher 4 , Yi Thomann 5 , Mattias Andersson 1 , Viktor Andersson 1 , Olle Inganas 1 , Uli Wuerfel 4 5 , Zhishan Bo 2
1 , Linkoeping University, Linkoeping Sweden, 2 , Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing China, 3 , Beijing Normal University, Beijing China, 4 , Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Freiburg Germany, 5 , Freiburg Materials Research Center, Freiburg Germany

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9:45 AM - Q4.2
Polymer Tandem Solar Cells with 3 Terminal Parallel Connected Structure.

Srinivas Sista 1 , Ziruo Hong 1 , Mi-Hyae Park 1 , Yang Yang 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

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10:00 AM - Q4.3
Analysis of Tunnel Junction Suitable for 4000 Suns in Tandem High Efficiency Solar Cell Structures.

Salah Bedair 1 , John Hauser 1 , Donggeun Jung 2
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 2 Department of Physics, Sungkyunkwan University, Kyonggi-do Korea (the Republic of)

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10:15 AM - Q4.4
Domain Wall Driven Anomalous Photovoltaic Effect in a Complex Oxide.

Seung-Yeul Yang 1 , Jan Seidel 2 3 , Steve Byrnes 2 3 , Padraic Shafer 1 , Chanho Yang 3 , Marta Rossell 4 , Joel Ager 2 , Lane Martin 2 , Ramamoorthy Ramesh 1 2 3
1 MSE, U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 Physics, U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 4 National Center for Electron Microscopy, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:30 AM - Q4.5
Downconversion for Photovoltaics in Lanthanide Doped Low Phonon Energy Host Lattices.

Timon van Wijngaarden 1 , Karl Kraemer 2 , Hans-Ulrich Guedel 2 , Joren Eilers 1 , Linda Aarts 1 , Bryan van der Ende 1 , Andries Meijerink 1
1 , Debye Institute, Utrecht Netherlands, 2 , Department of Chemistry, Bern Switzerland

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10:45 AM - Q4.6
Photovoltaic Devices Based on Carbon Nanostructured Materials.

Zhongrui Li 1 , Viney Saini 1 , Yang Xu 1 , Enkeleda Dervishi 1 , Meena Mahmood 1 , Alexandru Biris 1
1 , University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

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11:00 AM - Q4
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11:30 AM - **Q4.7
Using Accelerated Testing to Reduce PV Module Material Costs without Sacrificing Reliability and Lifetime.

John Wohlgemuth 1 , Zhiyong Xia 1 , Daniel Cunningham 1
1 , BP Solar International Inc., Frederick, Maryland, United States

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12:00 PM - Q4.8
Self-Cleaning Solar Panels and Solar Concentrators with Integrated Transparent Dust Screens.

Malay Mazumder 2 1 , Mark Horenstein 2 , Rajesh Sharma 3 , Hidetaka Ishihara 1 , Jeremy Stark 1
2 ECE Department, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 1 Applied Science, University of Arkansas - Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 3 Renewable Energy, Arkansas State University, West Memphis, Arkansas, United States

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12:15 PM - Q4.9
Photocharge Generation on the Surface of Mesoscopic PCBM Crystals Grown by Dip-coating as Visualized by Kelvin Probe Microscopy.

Reza Dabirian 1 , Vincenzo Palermo 1 , Luca Ortolani 2 , Vittorio Morandi 2 , Xinliang Feng 3 , Klaus Muellen 3 , Paolo Samori 1 4
1 Istituto per la Sintesi Organica e la Fotoreattività, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Bologna Italy, 2 Istituto per la Microelettronica e Microsistemi, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Bologna Italy, 3 , Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz Germany, 4 Nanochemistry Laboratory , ISIS/CNRS Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg France

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12:30 PM - Q4.10
Raman and Rutherford Backscattering Characterization of Ti-implanted Si above the Mott Limit.

David Pastor 1 , Javier Olea 1 , Ignacio Martil 1 , German Gonzalez-Diaz 1 , Jordi Ibanez 2 , Ramon Cusco 2 , Luis Artus 2
1 Dpto. de Física Aplicada III, Facultad de Ciencias Físicas, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid Spain, 2 Institut Jaume Almera, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Barcelona Spain

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Q5: Metalization, Microcracks and New Manufacturing Initiatives
Session Chairs
John Wohlgemuth
Tuesday PM, December 01, 2009
Room 306 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **Q5.1
A Review of Advanced Metallization for Si Solar Cells.

Aziz Shaikh 1
1 , Ferro Corporation, Vista, California, United States

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3:00 PM - Q5.2
Screen-Printed Al Back Contacts on Si Solar Cells: Issues and Some Solutions.

Vishal Mehta 1 , Bhushan Sopori 1 , Robert Reedy 1 , Bobby To 1 , Helio Moutinho 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States

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3:15 PM - Q5.3
Use of Direct Write Metallization for Photovoltaics.

Maikel van Hest 1 , Alex Miedaner 1 , Calvin Curtis 1 , Robert Pasquarelli 2 1 , John Kreuder 3 1 , Peter Hersh 4 1 , David Ginley 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 , Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, United States, 3 , Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, United States, 4 , Heliovolt, Austin, Texas, United States

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3:30 PM - Q5.4
Investigation of Fired and Non-fired Si-SiNx Interface Properties by Deep-level Transient Spectroscopy measurements.

Chun Gong 1 , Eddy Simoen 1 , Rui Yang 1 , Niels Posthuma 1 , Emmanuel Van Kerschaver 1 , Jef Poortmans 1 , Robert Mertens 1
1 , IMEC, Leuven Belgium

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4:00 PM - Q5
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4:30 PM - **Q5.6
CENTESIL: A Pilot Plant for R&D in Polysilicon.

Antonio Luque 1 3 , Carlos del Canizo 1 3 , Gabriel Ovejero 2 3
1 Instituto de Energia Solar, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Madrid, Madrid, Spain, 3 , CENTESIL, Madrid, Madrid, Spain, 2 Departamento de Ingenieria Quimica, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Madrid, Spain

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5:00 PM - Q5.7
Strength of Multicrystalline Si Wafers for Various Surface Conditions.

Przemyslaw Rupnowski 1 , Bhushan Sopori 1 , Dan Armentrout 2
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States

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