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2014 MRS Spring Meeting Logo2014 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 21-25, 2014 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Jose A. Garrido, Sergei V. Kalinin, Edson R. Leite, David Parrillo, Molly Stevens


Symposium E : Earth-Abundant Inorganic Solar-Energy Conversion

2014-04-22   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Andriy Zakutayev, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
David O. Scanlon, University College London
Talia Gershon, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

Symposium Support

Aldrich Materials Science
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
E3: PV Research Strategies
Session Chairs
Harry Atwater
Wolfram Jaegermann
Tuesday PM, April 22, 2014
Westin, 3rd Floor, Franciscan I

2:30 AM - E3.01
Optimal Sunlight Harvesting in Photovoltaics and Photosynthesis

Marco Bernardi 1 Jeffrey C Grossman 2

1University of California, Berkeley Berkeley USA2Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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2:45 AM - *E3.02
Rapid Development of Novel Photovoltaic Materials: The Computational Component

Stephan Lany 1

1Natl. Renewable Energy Lab. Golden USA

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3:15 AM - E3.03
Layered A2BBrsquo;O6 Perovskite Oxides with Low Band Gaps and Highly Dispersive Band Edges

Hungru Chen 1 Naoto Umezawa 1 2 3

1National institute for materials science, Japan Tsukuba, Ibaraki Japan2Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) Saitama Japan3TU-NIMS Joint Research Center, Tianjin University Tianjin China

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3:30 AM - *E3.04
Accelerating Performance Improvements in Earth-Abundant Thin-Film Photovoltaic Devices

Riley E. Brandt 1 Rupak Chakraborty 1 Danny Chua 2 Katy Hartman 1 Rachel Heasley 2 Jasmin Hofstetter 1 Rafael Jaramillo 1 Jonathan Mailoa 1 Yun Seog Lee 1 Sang Woon Lee 2 Michael Lloyd 1 Jeremy Poindexter 1 Alex Polizzotti 1 Sin Cheng Siah 1 Vera Steinmann 1 Leizhi Sun 2 Roy G. Gordon 2 Tonio Buonassisi 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Harvard University Cambridge USA

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4:00 AM - E3.05
A New Allotrope of Silicon with a Quasidirect Band Gap for Solar Energy Conversion Technologies

Stevce Stefanoski 1 Duck Young Kim 1 Oleksandr Kurakevych 2 Timothy A Strobel 1

1Carnegie Institution of Washington Washington USA2IMPMC Universitamp;#233; P. amp; M. Curie Paris France

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4:15 AM - E3
Break

E4: PV Interfaces
Session Chairs
Tonio Buonassisi
Stephan Lany
Tuesday PM, April 22, 2014
Westin, 3rd Floor, Franciscan I

4:30 AM - *E4.01
Heterojunction Interface Design for Earth Abundant Photovoltaic Devices

Harry A. Atwater 1

1California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA

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5:00 AM - E4.02
Atomic Layer Deposited Ga2O3 Buffer Layers for Higher-Efficiency Cu2O Thin-Film Solar Cells

Yun Seog Lee 1 Danny Chua 2 Riley E Brandt 1 Sin Cheng Siah 1 Sang Woon Lee 2 Jonathan P Mailoa 1 Roy G Gordon 2 Tonio Buonassisi 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Harvard University Cambridge USA

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5:15 AM - E4.03
Improving SnS/Zn(O,S) Solar Cell Performance Through an Oxidized Passivation Layer at the SnS Surface

Helen Hejin Park 1 Rachel Heasley 1 Leizhi Sun 1 Danny Chua 1 Chuanxi Yang 1 Vera Steinmann 2 Katy Hartman 2 Rafael Jaramillo 2 Rupak Chakraborty 2 Riley E. Brandt 2 Tonio Buonassisi 2 Roy G. Gordon 1

1Harvard University Cambridge USA2Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA

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5:30 AM - *E4.04
Design Principles of Advanced Thin Film Solar Cells Deduced from a Comparison of Established and Novel Absorber Materials

Wolfram Jaegermann 1

1TU Darmstadt Darmstadt Germany

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E5: Poster Session: Earth-Abundant PV III
Session Chairs
Talia Gershon
Tuesday PM, April 22, 2014
Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Level, Salons 8-9

9:00 AM - E5.02
Formation of Large-Grained Polycrystalline Cu2ZnSn(SxSe1-x)4 Thin Films through Annealing of Colloidal Nanocrystal Coatings

Boris D. Chernomordik 1 Amelie E. Beland 1 Donna D. Deng 1 Anne K. Hunter 1 Priyanka Ketkar 1 Eray S. Aydil 1

1University of Minnesota Minneapolis USA

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9:00 AM - E5.06
Plasma-Assisted Molecular Beam Epitaxial Synthesis of Tailored Cu2O/ZnS/ZnO Heterojunction Interfaces

Yulia Tolstova 1 Samantha S. Wilson 1 Jeffrey P. Bosco 1 Harry A. Atwater 1

1California Institute of Technology Pasadena USA

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9:00 AM - E5.07
Electrical and Optical Characterization of Phage-Templated Copper Sulfide

Mohammed Shahriar Zaman 1 Gabriel Bernard Grajeda 2 Elaine D Haberer 1 2

1University of California Riverside Riverside USA2University of California Riverside Riverside USA

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9:00 AM - E5.09
Metal Oxide Core-Shell Nanowires for Enhanced Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting

Hyun Joo Lee 1 Jung Eun Lee 1 Woo Ri Ko 1 Min Hyung Lee 1

1Kyung Hee University Yongin-si Republic of Korea

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9:00 AM - E5.10
Sb2S3/SnSe Thin Film Solar Cells by Thermal Evaporation

Jose Escorcia-Garcia 1 Enue Barrios-Salgado 1 M. T. Santhamma Nair 1 P. Karunakaran Nair 1

1Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico Temixco Mexico

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9:00 AM - E5.11
Silver Antimony Sulfide-Selenide for Thin Film Solar Cells

Jesus Capistran 1 M. T. Santhamma Nair 1 P. Karunakaran Nair 1

1Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico Temixco Mexico

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9:00 AM - E5.12
The Preparation and Characterization of FeS2 Pyrite Photovoltaic Ultrathin Films

Su-Ching Hsiao 1 Kuo-Wei Wu 1 Sheng-Hsin Huang 1 Shih-Hsiang Chiu 1 Lih-Hsin Chou 1

1National Tsing Hua University Hsinchu Taiwan

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9:00 AM - E5.13
Nanocrystals of Some Earth-Abundant Materials for Solar Cells

Karthik Ramasamy 1 3 Hunter Sims 2 3 Arunava Gupta 1 3

1The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa USA2The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa USA3The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa USA

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9:00 AM - E5.14
Cu2ZnSnSe4 from Chemically Deposited Binary Films

Enue Barrios-Salgado 1 Jose Campos 1 M. T. Santhamma Nair 1 P. Karunakaran Nair 1

1Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico Temixco Mexico

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9:00 AM - E5.16
Vapor-Solid Interactions During the Formation of Cu2ZnSnS4 Thin Films

Melissa Johnson 1 Michael Manno 1 Xin Zhang 1 Chris Leighton 1 Eray S. Aydil 1

1University of Minnesota Minneapolis USA

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9:00 AM - E5.18
Growth Mechanism of CZTSSe Thin Films from Binary and Ternary Chalcogenide Nanoparticles

Qijie Guo 1 Yanyan Cao 1 Jonathan V Caspar 1 Lynda K Johnson 1 Irina Malajovich 1 Dilip Natarajan 1 H. David Rosenfeld 1 Kaushik Roy Choudhury 1 Wei Wu 1

1DuPont Central Research and Development Wilmington USA

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9:00 AM - E5.19
Graded Index Optical Films for Antireflective Coupling, Transmission and Adiabatic Solar Energy Conversion and Storage

Juan J. Diaz Leon 1 2 R. Ernest Demaray 4 Roger W. Anderson 3 Nobuhiko P. Kobayashi 1 2

1University of California, Santa Cruz Santa Cruz USA2University of California, Santa Cruz Santa Cruz USA3University of California, Santa Cruz Santa Cruz USA4Antropy Inc. amp; Demaray LLC Portola Valley USA

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9:00 AM - E5
E5.04 Transferred to E3.05

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E1: Binary Sulfide PV Absorbers
Session Chairs
Talia Gershon
David O. Scanlon
Tuesday AM, April 22, 2014
Westin, 3rd Floor, Franciscan I

9:30 AM - *E1.01
Material Design for Novel-Concept-Based Solar Cells --Sulfurization or Oxidization of ``Cheap'' Metals

Mutsumi Sugiyama 1

1Tokyo University of Science Chiba Japan

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10:00 AM - E1.02
Thin Film WSe2 for Use as a Photovoltaic Absorber Material

Qingleing Ma 1 Hrach Kyureghian 1 Joel D. Banninga 1 Ned Ianno 1

1University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln USA

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10:15 AM - E1.03
Direct Comparison Study of Thermally Evaporated and Pulsed-CVD Thin-Film Solar Cells Based on Tin (II) Sulfide

Vera Steinmann 1 Leizhi Sun 2 Helen Hejin Park 2 Rafael Jaramillo 1 Katy Hartman 1 Riley Eric Brandt 1 Rupak Chakraborty 1 Roy G Gordon 2 Tonio Buonassisi 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Harvard University Cambridge USA

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10:30 AM - *E1.04
Antimony Sulfide-Selenide Thin Film Solar Cells

P. Karunakaran Nair 1 Geovanni Vazquez 1 Jose Escorcia-Garcia 1 Harumi Moreno-Garcia 1 Manuela Calixto-Rodriguez 1 Enue Barrios-Salgado 1 David Becerra-Garcia 1 M. T. Santhamma Nair 1

1Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico Temixco Mexico

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11:00 AM - E1
Break

E2: Iron Sulfide Based PV Absorbers
Session Chairs
P. Karunakaran Nair
Mutsumi Sugiyama
Tuesday AM, April 22, 2014
Westin, 3rd Floor, Franciscan I

11:30 AM - *E2.01
An Inversion Layer at the Surface of n-Type Iron Pyrite

Matt Law 1

1UC Irvine Irvine USA

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12:00 PM - E2.02
Low Intensity Conduction States in FeS2: Implications for Absorption, Open-Circuit Voltage and Surface Recombination

Predrag Lazic 1 2 Rickard Armiento 1 3 Ruoshi Sun 1 4 Maria K Y Chan 1 5 Gerbrand Ceder 1

1Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge USA2Ruder Boamp;#353;koviamp;#263; Institute Zagreb Croatia3Linkamp;#246;ping University Linkamp;#246;ping Sweden4Brown University Providence USA5Argonne National Laboratory Argonne USA

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12:15 PM - E2.03
Surface State Mitigation in Iron Pyrite Using Inorganic Capping Films

Jason D Myers 1 Jesse A Frantz 1 Colin C Baker 1 Steve C Erwin 1 Nabil D Bassim 1 Syed B Qadri 1 Jaime A Freitas 1 Evan R Glaser 1 Jas S Sanghera 1

1US Naval Research Laboratory Washington USA

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12:30 PM - E2.04
Novel Solution Process for Fabricating Ultra-Thin-Film Absorber Layers in Fe2SiS4 and Fe2GeS4 Photovoltaics

Samuel A. Orefuwa 1 Cheng-Yu Lai 1 Kevin Dobson 2 Daniela R Radu 1

1Delaware State University Dover USA2University of Delaware Newark USA

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