2016 MRS Spring Meeting and Exhibit | Phoenix, Arizona

Symposium EP4 : Emerging Silicon Science and Technology

2016-03-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Zachary Holman, Arizona State University
Reuben Collins, Colorado School of Mines
Olindo Isabella, Delft University of Technology
Adele Tamboli, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Akira Terakawa, Panasonic Corporation

Symposium Support

Applied Physics Letters|AIP Publishing
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
EP4.1: New Silicon Materials
Session Chairs
Adele Tamboli
Tuesday PM, March 29, 2016
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 224 A

2:30 PM - *EP4.1.01
Recoverable High-Pressure Compounds and Allotropes for Solar Energy Conversion

Timothy Strobel 1

1 Carnegie Institution for Science Washington United States,

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3:00 PM - *EP4.1.02
Potential of Semiconducting BaSi2 for Thin-Film Solar Cell Applications

Takashi Suemasu 2,Noritaka Usami 3,Weijie Du 2,Kosuke Hara 4,Takashi Sekiguchi 5,Kaoru Toko 1,Kentaro Watanabe 5

1 University of Tsukuba Tsukuba Japan,2 Japan Science and Technology Agency Tokyo Japan,2 Japan Science and Technology Agency Tokyo Japan,3 Nagoya University Nagoya Japan2 Japan Science and Technology Agency Tokyo Japan,4 University of Yamanashi Kofu Japan5 National Institute for Materials Science Tsukuba Japan1 University of Tsukuba Tsukuba Japan2 Japan Science and Technology Agency Tokyo Japan,5 National Institute for Materials Science Tsukuba Japan

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3:30 PM - EP4.1.03
Electronic, Optical and Defect Properties of BaSi2: A Potential Material for Thin-Film Solar Cells

Motoharu Imai 1,Mukesh Kumar 1,Naoto Umezawa 1

1 National Institute for Materials Science Ibaraki Japan,

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3:45 PM - EP4.1.04
Trisilane-Based Silicon Ink for Optoelectronic Device Fabrication

Andrew Cadiz Bedini 1,Stefan Muthmann 1,Bjoern Thiele 2,Sabine Willbold 3,Friedhelm Finger 1,Reinhard Carius 1

1 IEK-5: Photovoltaics Forschungszentrum Julich Julich Germany,2 IBG-2: Institute of Bio- and Geosciences Forschungszentrum Jülich Jülich Germany3 ZEA-3: Central Institute for Engineering, Electronics and Analytics Forschungszentrum Jülich Jülich Germany

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4:00 PM - EP4.1
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EP4.2: Silicon Surfaces and Interfaces
Session Chairs
Stefaan De Wolf
Tuesday PM, March 29, 2016
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 224 A

4:30 PM - *EP4.2.01
Chemistry on Silicon Surfaces - From New Mechanisms, to Practical Applications

Jillian Buriak 2

1 Univ of Alberta Edmonton Canada,2 National Institute for Nanotechnology National Research Council Edmonton Canada,

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5:00 PM - EP4.2.02
a-Si:H/c-Si Interface Passivation Characterization via TIDLS Analysis

Simone Bernardini 1,Tine Naerland 1,Gianluca Coletti 2,Laura Ding 1,Michael Stuckelberger 1,Mariana Bertoni 1

1 Arizona State University Tempe United States,2 ECN Petten Netherlands

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5:15 PM - EP4.2.03
Hydrogen Plasma Treatment with Air Exposure: An Effective Way to Passivate Amorphous/Crystalline Silicon Interfaces with Slow Etching

Jianwei Shi 1,Mathieu Boccard 1,Kathryn Fisher 1,Zachary Holman 1

1 School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering Arizona State University Tempe United States,

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5:30 PM - EP4.2.04
The Effect of Small-Scale Surface Roughness on Large-Scale Adhesion of Silicon Surfaces

Subarna Khanal 1,Abhijeet Gujrati 1,Tevis Jacobs 1

1 Univ of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh United States,

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5:45 PM - EP4.2.05
Hermetic Wet NanoBonding™- Optimizing Cross-Bonding at the Nano-Scale between Si and SiO2 via Surface Energy Analysis Using Three Liquids Contact Angles Analysis (3 LCAA)

Alex L. Brimhall 1,Nicole Herbots 2,Ender W. Davis 1,Ashley A. Mascareno 1,Robert Culbertson 1,C Watson 2,Abijith Krishnan 3,Nithin Kannan 3,Matthew T. Bade 4,Robert L. Rhoades 5

1 Physics Arizona State University Tempe United States,1 Physics Arizona State University Tempe United States,2 SiO2 NanoTech LLC Phoenix United States2 SiO2 NanoTech LLC Phoenix United States1 Physics Arizona State University Tempe United States,3 Scottsdale Basis High School Scottsdale United States1 Physics Arizona State University Tempe United States,4 Brophy College Prep Phoenix United States5 Entrepix, Inc. Phoenix United States

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2016-03-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Zachary Holman, Arizona State University
Reuben Collins, Colorado School of Mines
Olindo Isabella, Delft University of Technology
Adele Tamboli, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Akira Terakawa, Panasonic Corporation

Symposium Support

Applied Physics Letters|AIP Publishing
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
EP4.3: Solar Cells—Contacts and TCOs
Session Chairs
Olindo Isabella
Wednesday AM, March 30, 2016
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 224 A

9:45 AM - EP4.3.01
Passivating Electron- and Hole-Selective Materials for Crystalline Silicon: Interface Reactions and Passivation Alternatives

Luis Gerling Sarabia 2,Gerard Masmitja 1,Pablo Ortega 1,Cristobal Voz 2,Ramon Alcubilla 2,Joaquim Puigdollers 2

1 Electronic Engineering Department Polytechnic University of Catalonia Barcelona Spain,2 Centre for Research in NanoEngineering Barcelona Spain,1 Electronic Engineering Department Polytechnic University of Catalonia Barcelona Spain

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10:00 AM - EP4.3.02
Silicon Solar Cells with GaP on Passivation Layers

Chaomin Zhang 1,Mathieu Boccard 2,Nikolai Faleev 1,Zachary Holman 2,Christiana Honsberg 1

2 Arizona State University Tempe United States,1 Solar Power Lab Tempe United States,2 Arizona State University Tempe United States

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10:15 AM - EP4.3.03
Resistivity Control of Nickel Oxide by Defect Doping through UV/Ozone Treatment

Raisul Islam 1,Gang Chen 2,Pranav Ramesh 1,Reuben Collins 2,Krishna Saraswat 1

1 Electrical Engineering Stanford University Stanford United States,2 Department of Physics Colorado School of Mines Golden United States

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10:30 AM - EP4.3.04
Study of Nickel Silicide as a Copper Diffusion Barrier in Monocrystalline Silicon Solar Cells

Abhijit Kale 1,Emily Beese 2,Theresa Saenz 4,Emily Warren 3,William Nemeth 3,David Young 3,Alexander Marshall 5,Karine Florent 5,Santosh Kurinec 5,Sumit Agarwal 1,Paul Stradins 3

1 Colorado School of Mines Golden United States,2 Harvey Mudd College Claremont United States4 Purdue University West Lafayette United States3 National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden United States5 Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester United States

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10:45 AM - EP4.3.05
The Limiting Electron Scattering Mechanisms in High Mobility Hydrogenated Indium Oxide

Sebastian Husein 1,Laura Ding 1,Michael Stuckelberger 1,Mariana Bertoni 1

1 Arizona State Univ Tempe United States,

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11:00 AM - EP4.3
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EP4.4: Solar Cells—Devices
Session Chairs
Zachary Holman
Wednesday PM, March 30, 2016
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 224 A

11:30 AM - *EP4.4.01
Advances in Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cell Research

Stefaan De Wolf 1,Jonas Geissbuehler 1,Philipp Loeper 1,Monica Morales-Masis 1,Bjoern Niesen 1,Johannes Peter Seif 1,Andrea Tomasi 1,Arnaud Walter 1,Ching-Hsun Weng 1,Jeremie Werner 1,Christophe Ballif 1

1 EPFL Neuchatel Switzerland,

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12:00 PM - *EP4.4.02
Materials Challenges in High Efficiency n-Cz Si Solar Cells

Paul Stradins 1,Adele Tamboli 1

1 National Renewable Energy Lab Golden United States,

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12:30 PM - EP4.4.03
Hybrid Multi-Junction PV Devices Based on Thin-Film a-Si:H, nc-Si:H, CIGS, Organic and c-Si Wafer Based Hetero-Junctions

Hairen Tan 1,Johan Blanker 1,Paula Perez Rodriguez 1,Ravi Vasudevan 1,Bas Kniknie 2,Zeger Vroon 2,Alice Furlan 3,Rene Janssen 3,Miroslav Zeman 1,Arno Smets 1

1 Delft University of Technology Delft Netherlands,2 TNO/Solliance Eindhoven Netherlands3 Eindhoven University of Technology Eindhoven Netherlands

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12:45 PM - EP4.4.04
Solar Stand-Alone Device for Photocatalytic Water Treatment

Paula Perez Rodriguez 1,Yasmina Bennani 2,Mathew J. Alani 1,Wilson Smith 3,Luuk Rietveld 2,Miroslav Zeman 1,Arno Smets 1

1 Photovoltaic Materials and Devices (PVMD) Delft University of Technology Delft Netherlands,2 Sanitary Engineering Delft University of Technology Delft Netherlands3 Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage (MECS) Delft University of Technology Delft Netherlands

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EP4.5: Solar Cells—TCOs and Metallization
Session Chairs
Ivan Gordon
Wednesday PM, March 30, 2016
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 224 A

2:30 PM - *EP4.5.01
Hydrogen-, Tungsten- and Zinc-Doped Indium Oxides: Comparison of a New Generation of Broadband Transparent Highly Conductive Electrodes for High Efficiency Photovoltaics

Monica Morales-Masis 1,Jakub Holovsky 2,Silvia Martin de Nicolas 1,Esteban Rucavado 1,Andrea Tomasi 1,Jeremie Werner 1,Bjoern Niesen 1,Soo-Jin Moon 3,Laurent Sansonnens 3,Sylvain Nicolay 1,Stefaan De Wolf 1,Christophe Ballif 1

1 Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) Neuchatel Switzerland,2 Institute of Physics ASCR, v. v. i. Prague Czech Republic3 CSEM, PV-Center Neuchatel Switzerland

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3:00 PM - EP4.5.02
Effectively Transparent Solar Cell Front Contacts

Rebecca Saive 1,Aleca Borsuk 1,Hal Emmer 1,Colton Bukowsky 1,Sisir Yalamanchili 1,Harry Atwater 1

1 California Institute of Technology Pasadena United States,

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3:15 PM - EP4.5.03
Optical Characteristics of Reactive Silver Inks as Front Electrodes for High Efficiency Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells

April Jeffries 1,Avinash Mamidanna 1,Laura Ding 2,Owen Hildreth 1,Mariana Bertoni 2

1 School for Engineering of Matter, Transport, and Energy Arizona State University Tempe United States,2 School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering Arizona State University Tempe United States

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3:30 PM - EP4.5.04
Process Improvements in Laser Ablation and Light-Induced Plating for Silver-Free Silicon Solar Cell Contacts

Joseph Karas 1,Mark Bailly 1,Harsh Jain 1,Tim Reblitz 1,Stuart Bowden 1

1 Arizona State University Tempe United States,

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3:45 PM - EP4.5.05
The Formation Mechanism for Printed Silver-Contacts for Silicon Solar Cells

Md Ahmad 1,Jeremy Fields 2,Vanessa Pool 1,Jiafan Yu 1,Doug Van Campen 1,Philip Parilla 2,Maikel van Hest 2,Michael Toney 1

1 SLAC National Laboratory Menlo Park United States,2 National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden United States

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4:00 PM - EP4.5
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EP4.6: Thin Wafers
Session Chairs
Mariana Bertoni
Wednesday PM, March 30, 2016
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 224 A

4:30 PM - *EP4.6.01
Thin Epitaxial Silicon Foils Using Porous-Silicon-Based Lift-Off for Photovoltaic Application

Ivan Gordon 1,Twan Bearda 1,Valerie Depauw 1,Hariharsudan Sivaramakrishnan Radhakrishnan 1,Kris Van Nieuwenhuysen 1,Menglei Xu 1

1 IMEC Leuven Belgium,

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5:00 PM - EP4.6.02
Exfoliated Ultra-Thin Silicon Wafer by Controlled Exfoliation Process

Yong Hwan Lee 1,Yong-Jae Kim 2,Seung Min Han 1,Jihun Oh 1

1 Department of EEWS (Energy, Environment, Water, and Sustainability) Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) Daejeon Korea (the Republic of),2 Frontier in Extreme Physics Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS) Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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5:15 PM - EP4.6.03
Kerf-Free Crystalline Silicon Seed Detachment Approach Combining a Stressor Layer Deposition and Hydrogen Implantation

Timothee Pingault 1,Sylvia Pokam 1,Esidor Ntsoenzok 2,Jean-Philippe Blondeau 2,Alexander Ulyashin 3,Hicham Labrim 4,Bouchra Belhorma 4

1 Site Cyclotron CEMTHI - CNRS Orléans France,1 Site Cyclotron CEMTHI - CNRS Orléans France,2 Université d’Orléans Orléans France3 SINTEF Oslo Norway4 CNESTEN Rabat Morocco

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5:30 PM - EP4.6.04
Kerf-Less Production of Ultra-Thin (100)Si Substrates by MeV Hydrogen Implantation for Si-Based Solar Cells

Sylvia Pokam 1,Gabrielle Regula 2,Esidor Ntsoenzok 1,Frederic Mazen 3,Audrey Sauldubois 4,Caroline Andreazza 5,Domingos De Sousa 1,Timothee Pingault 1

1 CEMHTI-CNRS Orleans France,2 IM2NP Marseille France3 CEA-LETI Grenoble France4 University of Orleans Orléans France5 CNRS-University of Orleans Orléans France

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5:45 PM - EP4.6.05
Si Wafer Dicing by Subsurface Pulsed-Laser-Induced Modification

Lachlan Smillie 1,Paul Verburg 2,Jim Williams 1,Jodie Bradby 1

1 The Australian National University Acton Australia,2 Advanced Laser Separation International ASM Pacific Technology Beuningen Netherlands

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2016-03-31   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Zachary Holman, Arizona State University
Reuben Collins, Colorado School of Mines
Olindo Isabella, Delft University of Technology
Adele Tamboli, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Akira Terakawa, Panasonic Corporation

Symposium Support

Applied Physics Letters|AIP Publishing
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
EP4.7: Nano-Silicon and Light Management
Session Chairs
Arno Smets
Thursday AM, March 31, 2016
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 224 A

9:15 AM - EP4.7.01
Low-Cost Solvent Based Synthesis of Crystalline Transition Metal Silicide and Germanide Nanostructures

Martin Sheehan 2,Kevin Ryan 2

1 Materials and Surface Science Institute Limerick Ireland,2 University of Limerick Limerick Ireland,

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9:30 AM - EP4.7.02
Inverse Tapering of Silicon Nanowires by Catalyst Ostwald Ripening

Stefan Jäger 1,Amir Bani Hashemi 1,Steffen Strehle 1

1 Ulm University Ulm Germany,

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9:45 AM - *EP4.7.03
Non-Thermal Plasma Synthesis of Silicon-Based Nanopowders

Lorenzo Mangolini 1,Thomas Lopez 1,Lanlan Zhong 1,Devin Coleman 1

1 Univ of California-Riverside Riverside United States,

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