2017 MRS Spring Meeting and Exhibit | Phoenix, Arizona

Symposium ES14 : Thin-Film Chalcogenide Semiconductor Photovoltaics

2017-04-18   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Ingrid Repins, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Shubhra Bansal, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Sascha Sadewasser, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory
Edgardo Saucedo, IREC

Symposium Support

Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC)
Dr. Eberl MBE-Komponenten GmbH
First Solar
International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
ES14.1: Passivation
Session Chairs
Sascha Sadewasser
Edgardo Saucedo
Tuesday PM, April 18, 2017
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 229 B

11:30 AM - *ES14.1.01
Improving the Open-Circuit Voltage of Cu2ZnSnSe4 Thin-Film Solar Cells via Interface Passivation

Jekyung Kim 1 , Sanghyun Park 1 , Giuk Jeong 1 , Sangwoo Ryu 1 , Jihun Oh 1 , Byungha Shin 1
1 , KAIST, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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12:00 PM - ES14.1.02
Boosting the Open Circuit Voltage of Cu2ZnSnS4 Solar Cells by a Lattice-Matched CeO2 Layer and Theoretical Understanding of Interface Defects

Andrea Crovetto 1 2 , Chang Yan 2 , Mattias Palsgaard 1 , Beniamino Iandolo 1 , Fangzhou Zhou 2 , Tue Gunst 1 , Troels Markussen 3 , John Stride 2 , Jorgen Schou 1 , Kurt Stokbro 3 , Mads Brandbyge 1 , Xiaojing Hao 2 , Ole Hansen 1
1 , Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby Denmark, 2 , University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 3 , QUANTUMWISE A/S, Copenhagen Denmark

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12:15 PM - ES14.1.03
Understanding the Full Effects of Rear Contact Passivation in CIGS Solar Cells

Pedro Salome 1 , Bart Vermang 2 7 , Rodrigo Ribeiro-Andrade 1 5 , Jennifer Teixeira 4 , Manuel Mendes 3 , Siraz Haque 3 , Nicoleta Nicoara 1 , Juan Gonzalez 5 , Joaquim Leitao 4 , Marika Edoff 6 , Sascha Sadewasser 1
1 , INL, Braga Portugal, 2 , imec, Heverlee Belgium, 7 Electrical Engineering, KU Leuven, Leuven Belgium, 5 Physics, UFMG, Minas Gerais Brazil, 4 Physics, University of Aveiro and I3N, Aveiro Portugal, 3 Materials Science, i3N/CENIMAT, Caparica Portugal, 6 Engineering Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala Sweden

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12:30 PM - ES14.1.04
Improved CdTe Solar-Cell Performance with An Evaporated Te Layer before the Back Contact

Andrew Moore 1 , Tao Song 1 , Christina Moffett 1 , James Sites 1
1 , Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States

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12:45 PM - ES14.1.05
On the Effects of Chalcogen Excess for High Efficiency Kesterite Solar Cells

Douglas Bishop 1 , Priscilla Antunez 1 , Suarabh Singh 1 , Talia Gershon 1 , Teodor Todorov 1 , Oki Gunawan 1 , Richard Haight 1
1 , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, United States

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ES14.2: Absorber Characterization
Session Chairs
Matthias Maiberg
Byungha Shin
Tuesday PM, April 18, 2017
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 229 B

2:30 PM - *ES14.2.01
Correlative Optical Microscopy of Charge Carrier Lifetimes, Mobilities and Space Charge Fields in Thin-Film Chalcogenide Solar Cells

Darius Kuciauskas 1 , Ana Kanevce 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States

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3:00 PM - ES14.2.02
Expanding the Theory of the Diode Factor from Devices towards Semiconductor Layers Using the Example of Cu(In,Ga)Se2

Finn Babbe 1 , Conrad Spindler 1 , Susanne Siebentritt 1
1 , University of Luxembourg, Belvaux Luxembourg

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3:15 PM - ES14.2.03
Structural Defects and Lateral Composition Inhomogeneities in Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Layers Grown by Multistage Co-Evaporation

Enrico Avancini 2 , Shiro Nishiwaki 2 , Debora Keller 1 , Thomas Weiss 2 , Romain Carron 2 , Thomas Feurer 2 , Alejandro Filippin 2 , Benjamin Bissig 2 , Stephan Buecheler 2 , Ayodhya Tiwari 2
2 Laboratory for Thin Films and Photovoltaics, Empa, Dübendorf Switzerland, 1 Electron Microscopy Center, Empa, Dübendorf Switzerland

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3:30 PM - ES14.2.04
Interpreting Time-Resolved Photoluminescence for Chalcopyrite and Kesterite Absorbers and Devices

Charles Hages 1 , Serguj Levcenco 1 , Alex Redinger 1 , Thomas Unold 1
1 , Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin, Berlin Germany

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3:45 PM - ES14.2.05
Origin of Band-Tails in Kesterite

Germain Rey 1 , Gerardo Larramona 2 , Stephane Bourdais 2 , Gilles Dennler 2 , Susanne Siebentritt 1
1 Laboratory for Photovoltaics, University of Luxembourg, Belvaux Luxembourg, 2 , IMRA Europe S.A.S., Sophia Antipolis France

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4:00 PM - ES14.2
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ES14.3: Interfaces and Contacts
Session Chairs
Sergio Giraldo
Clemens Heske
Tuesday PM, April 18, 2017
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 229 B

4:30 PM - *ES14.3.01
(Zn,Mg)O Transparent Electrode and Buffer Layer for Junction Control in Cu(In,Ga)(Se,S)2 Solar Cells

Takashi Minemoto 1 , Jakapan Chantana 1 , Takuya Kato 2 , Hiroki Sugimoto 2
1 , Ritsumeikan University, Shiga Japan, 2 , Solar Frontier K. K., Atsugi Japan

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5:00 PM - ES14.3.02
Benefit of Textured CIGS Cells for Low Reflecting Nanogrid Application

Joop van Deelen 1 , Marco Barink 1
1 , TNO, Eindhoven Netherlands

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5:15 PM - *ES14.3.04
Alternative Buffer and Front Contact Layers for Thin-Film Chalcogenide Cells

Yaroslav Romanyuk 1 , Johannes Loeckinger 1 , Timo Jaeger 1 , Lukas Greuter 1 , Stephan Buecheler 1 , Ayodhya Tiwari 1
1 , EMPA, Duebendorf Switzerland

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5:45 PM - ES14.3.05
Alkali Doping in Solution Processed Kesterite Solar Cells

Stefan Haass 1 , Raquel Caballero 2 , Christian Andres 1 , Yaroslav Romanyuk 1 , Ayodhya Tiwari 1
1 , Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Laboratory for Thin Films and Photovoltaics, Duebendorf Switzerland, 2 , Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid Spain

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ES14.4: Poster Session I: Passivation, Absorber and Advanced Characterization, Interfaces and Contacts
Session Chairs
Ingrid Repins
Edgardo Saucedo
Wednesday AM, April 19, 2017
Sheraton, Third Level, Phoenix Ballroom

9:00 PM - ES14.4.01
Mapping Disordered Nanodomains in Cu2(Zn,Sn)S4 and Cu2(Zn,Sn)Se4-xS4

Dennis Pruzan 2 , Jeffery Aguiar 1 2 , Brian Devener 3 , Mehmet Erkan 4 , Akira Nagaoka 2 4 , Kenji Yoshino 5 , Helio Moutinho 6 , Mowafak Al-Jassim 6 , Mike Scarpulla 2 4 7
2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 1 , Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States, 3 Analysis Laboratory, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 4 Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 5 Department of Applied Physics and Electronic Engineering, University of Miyazaki, Miyazaki Japan, 6 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 7 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.02
Nondestructive High-Power-High-Temperature Raman Spectroscopy for Probing Microscopic Structural Variations in CZTSe Alloys

Qiong Chen 1 , Sergio Bernardi 2 , Yong Zhang 1
1 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC), University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, 2 , CEA, LITEN, Grenoble France

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.03
Effects of CdCl2 Treatment and Br2/MeOH Etching on the Absorption of CdTe Thin Films as Measured by Photothermal Deflection Spectroscopy

Jordan Andrews 1 2 , Mario Beaudoin 2 , Prakash Koirala 3 , Xinxuan Tan 3 , Robert Collins 3 , Stephen O'Leary 1
1 School of Engineering, University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, 2 AMPEL, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 3 Department of Physics and Astronomy and Center for Photovoltaics Innovation and Commercialization, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.04
Simulation Study of Photoluminescence Lifetime and Device Efficiency of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Thin Film Solar Cells

Jose Fabio Lopez Salas 1 , Michael Richter 1 , Stephan J. Heise 1
1 Energy and Semiconductor Research Laboratory, University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg Germany

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.05
High Fidelity Polycrystalline CdTe/CdS Heterostructures via Molecular Dynamics

Rodolfo Aguirre 1 , Jose Chavez 2 , Xiao Zhou 2 , Sergio Almeida 1 , David Zubia 1
1 , The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States, 2 , Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.06
Charged Grain Boundaries Reduce the Open Circuit Voltage of Polycrystalline Solar Cells—An Analytic Description

Benoit Gaury 1 2 , Paul Haney 1
1 , National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 2 , University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.07
Admittance-Spectroscopy Model of CIGS-Based Solar Cells

Kazimierz Plucinski 1
1 , Military University of Technology, Warsaw Poland

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.08
XESCA—X-Ray Emission Spectroscopy for Chemical Analysis

Sang Jun Lee 1 2
1 , SLAC, Menlo Park, California, United States, 2 , Stanford University, Menlo Park, California, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.09
Surface Phases in (Ag,Cu)(In,Ga)Se2 Semiconductors Determined by Ultraviolet and X-Ray Photoemission Spectroscopy

Kevin Jones 1 , William Shafarman 2 , Robert Opila 1
1 Material Science, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 , Institute of Energy Conversion at University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.10
Evaluation of Electrical Characteristics of Cu(In,Ga)(S,Se)2 Thin Films Prepared by a Two-Step Sputtering/Annealing Large-Scale Fabrication Process

Juran Kim 1 , Trang Nguyen 1 , Seokhyun Yoon 1 , Chan-Wook Jeon 2 , William Jo 1
1 Department of Physics, Ewha Womans University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 School of Chemical Engineering, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.11
Surface and Local Electronic Properties of (Ag,Cu)2ZnSn(S,Se)4 Photovoltaic Absorbers Grown by 2-Step Processes

Juran Kim 1 , Gee Yeong Kim 1 , Trang Nguyen 1 , Seokhyun Yoon 1 , Youngill Kim 2 , Kee-Jeong Yang 2 , Dae-Hwan Kim 2 , William Jo 1
1 Department of Physics, Ewha Womans University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Convergence Research Center for Solar Energy, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science &Technology, Daegu Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.12
Revisiting Thin-Film Absorption Coefficient Measurement from Photoluminescence

Germain Rey 1 , Conrad Spindler 1 , Maurice Nuys 2 , Reinhard Carius 2 , Shuyi Li 3 , Charlotte Platzer-Bjorkman 3 , Susanne Siebentritt 1
1 Laboratory for Photovoltaics, University of Luxembourg, Belvaux Luxembourg, 2 Institut für Energie und Klimaforschung, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Jülich Germany, 3 , Angström Solar Center, Uppsala Sweden

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.13
Role of Defects in Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Solar Cells with CdS and Zn(1-x)Sn(x)O(y) Buffer Layers—Microscopy and Photoluminescence Study

Jennifer Teixeira 1 , Pedro Salome 2 , R. Ribeiro Andrade 3 , Jan Keller 4 , Juan Gonzalez 3 , Tobias Torndahl 4 , Sascha Sadewasser 2 , Joaquim Leitao 1
1 , Univ de Aveiro, Aveiro Portugal, 2 , International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Braga Portugal, 3 Departmento de Física, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte Brazil, 4 Ångström Solar Center, Solid State Electronics, Uppsala University, Uppsala Sweden

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.14
Effect of Varying the Cu Content on Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Solar Cells

Bruno Alves 1 , Pedro Salome 2 , Jennifer Teixeira 1 , Piotr Szaniawski 3 , Viktor Fjallstrom 3 , Marika Edoff 3 , Sascha Sadewasser 2 , Joaquim Leitao 1
1 , Univ de Aveiro, Aveiro Portugal, 2 , International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Braga Portugal, 3 Ångström Solar Center, Solid State Electronics, Uppsala University, Uppsala Sweden

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.15
Characterization of CIGS Solar Cells through Glow Discharge Optical Emission Spectrometry and Differential Interferometry Profiling

Matthieu Chausseau 1 , Anais Loubat 2 , Simon Richard 3 , Muriel Bouttemy 2 , Kayvon Savadkouei 1 , Philippe Hunault 1 , Sofia Gaiaschi 3 , Patrick Chapon 3 , Arnaud Etcheberry 2
1 , HORIBA Scientific, Edison, New Jersey, United States, 2 , Lavoisier Institute of Versailles, Versailles France, 3 , HORIBA Scientific, Palaiseau France

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.16
Luminescence Detection of the 0.8eV Defect

Conrad Spindler 1 , Susanne Siebentritt 1
1 , University of Luxembourg, Belvaux Luxembourg

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.17
Role of Pre-Layer Mo Films in Microstructural and Morphological Properties of Over-Layer CIGS Films

Hamda Al-Thani 1 , Falah S. Hasoon 1
1 , National Energy & Water Research Center (NEWRC), Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.18
Compositional Influence of the Cationic Solution in CZTS Thin Films Deposited by SILAR for Solar Cells Applications

Shadai Lugo Loredo 1 , Raquel Garza Hernandez 1 , Francisco Servando Aguirre Tostado 1
1 , Centro de Investigación en Materiales Avanzados S. C. Unidad Monterrey, Apodaca Mexico

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.19
Photoconductive Properties of Nano-Flakes Assembled Porous Microspheres CuInS2: Cd2+, V3+ Thin Films via Hydrothermal Method on Spray Seed Coated Substrates

Logu T 2 3 , Ramesh Raliya 3 , Shalinee Kavadiya 3 , Soundarrajan Palanivel 2 , Pratim Biswas 3 , Arunava Gupta 1 , K. Sethuraman 1 2
2 Physics, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamilnadu, India, 3 Department of Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 1 , University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.20
Evaporated CdIn2S4 Buffer Layer for Kesterite Solar Cells

Leo Choubrac 1 , Ludovic Arzel 1 , Guy Brammertz 2 3 , Marc Meuris 2 3 , Bart Vermang 4 5 , Erik Ahlswede 6 , Thomas Schnabel 6 , Nicolas Barreau 1
1 , Institut des Matériaux Jean Rouxel (IMN), Université de Nantes, Nantes France, 2 , imec Division IMOMEC – Partner of Solliance, Dipenbeek Belgium, 3 , Institute for Material Research (IMO) Hasselt University, Diepenbeek Belgium, 4 , imec – Partner in Solliance, Heverlee Belgium, 5 , Department of Electrical Engineering (ESAT), KU Leuven, Heverlee Belgium, 6 , Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung, Stuttgart Germany

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.21
Back Contact Functionalization by Transition Metal Oxides for Kesterite Solar Cells

Moises Espindola-Rodriguez 1 , Dioulde Sylla 1 , Haibing Xie 1 , Yudania Sanchez 1 , Markus Neuschitzer 1 , Sergio Giraldo 1 , Victor Izquierdo 1 , Alejandro Perez-Rodriguez 1 2 , Edgardo Saucedo 1 , Marcel Placidi 1
1 , Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC), Sant Adrià de Besòs Spain, 2 , IN2UB, Barcelona Spain

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.22
Electronic Structure of Cu(In,Ga)(S,Se)2 Surface and CdS/Cu(In,Ga)(S,Se)2 Interface

Suehiro Kawamura 1 , Kenta Kawasaki 1 , Keisuke Isowaki 1 , Shin'ichi Takaki 1 , Takuya Shimamura 1 , Takuya Kato 2 , Hiroki Sugimoto 2 , Norio Terada 1
1 , Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Kagoshima, Japan, 2 , Solar Frontier K. K., Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.23
Band Alignment of CdS/Cu2ZnSnSe4 Heterointerface and Solar Cell Performances

Takehiko Nagai 1 , Shinho Kim 1 , Hitoshi Tampo 1 , Kang Min Kim 1 , Hajime Shibata 1 , Shin'ichi Takaki 2 , Kenta Kawasaki 2 , Suehiro Kawamura 2 , Takuya Shimamura 2 , Koji Matsubara 1 , Shigeru Niki 1 , Norio Terada 2
1 Research Center for Photovoltaics, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 2 Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Kagoshima University, Korimoto, Kagoshima, Japan

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.24
Cu2ZnSn(S,Se)4 Surface Modification by Epitaxial Growth of Al(OH)3 Nanolayers—Impact on the Devices Efficiency

Haibing Xie 1 , Yudania Sanchez 1 , Pengyi Tang 1 2 , Moises Espindola-Rodriguez 1 , Maxim Guc 1 , Lorenzo Calvo-Barrio 3 4 , Simon Lopez-Marino 1 , Yu Liu 1 , Juan Morante 1 4 , Andreu Cabot 1 5 , Victor Izquierdo 1 , Jordi Arbiol 2 5 , Alejandro Perez-Rodriguez 1 4 , Edgardo Saucedo 1
1 , IREC, Barcelona Spain, 2 , Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), CSIC and The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST), Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain, 3 , Centres Científics i Tecnològics de la Universitat de Barcelona (CCiTUB), Barcelona Spain, 4 , IN2UB, Departament d’Electrònica, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona Spain, 5 , ICREA, Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.25
Zn1-xSnxOy/Cu2ZnSnS4 Interface and Its Chemical Structure Studied by Soft X-Ray Spectroscopies

Bridget Elizan 1 , Dirk Hauschild 2 3 , Tove Ericson 4 , Tobias Torndahl 4 , James Carter 1 , Monika Blum 1 , Wanli Yang 5 , Charlotte Platzer-Bjorkman 4 , Lothar Weinhardt 1 2 3 , Clemens Heske 1 2 3
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 2 Institute for Photon Science and Synchrotron Radiation, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen Germany, 3 Institute for Chemical Technology and Polymer Chemistry, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe Germany, 4 Ångström Solar Center, Solid State Electronics, Engineering Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala Sweden, 5 Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.26
Bi-Facial CdTe Thin Film Solar Cells Using Nanowire Back Contact for Flexible Applications

Yongbeom Kwon 1 , Eun Woo Cho 1 , Donghwan Kim 1 , Jihyun Kim 1
1 , Korea University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.27
From Bandstructure to Bandalignment—A Study on Chalcopyrite Surfaces

Christian Pettenkofer 1 , Andreas Popp 1
1 , Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Berlin Germany

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.28
Cadmium Tin Oxide and Zinc Magnesium Oxide Prepared by Hollow Cathode Sputtering for CdTe Photovoltaics

Alan Delahoy 1 , Shou Peng 2 , Payal Patra 3 , Surya Manda 1 , Akash Saraf 1 , Yunfei Chen 1 , Xuehai Tan 1 , Ken Chin 1
1 , CNBM New Energy Materials Research Center, Department of Physics, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey, United States, 2 , China Triumph International Engineering Co. Ltd., Shanghai China, 3 , New Jersey Innovation Institute, Newark, New Jersey, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.29
ALD of ZnO1-xSx Buffer Layer Films

Samual Wilson 1 , Zhi Li 1 , Ho Ming Tong 1 , Ryan Kaczynski 2 , Timothy Anderson 3
1 , University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 2 , Global Solar, Tucson, Arizona, United States, 3 , University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amhurst, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.30
DFT Calculations and XPS Analysis of the Adsorption of Transition Metal-Citrate Complexes on a CdS Surface for the Deposition of Cu2ZnSnS4 Thin Films

Raquel Garza Hernandez 1 , Shadai Lugo Loredo 1 , Mario Sanchez Vazquez 1 , Francisco Servando Aguirre Tostado 1
1 , Centro de Investigación en Materiales Avanzados S. C. Unidad Monterrey, Nuevo Leon Mexico

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.31
A Comparative Study of CdTe/CdS Junction Activation Using MgCl2 and CdCl2

Gonzalo Angeles-Ordonez 1 , Eulisis Regalado-Perez 1 , Clara Mendoza Gonzalez 1 , Marisol Gutierrez 1 , Jose Jeronimo-Rendon 1 , Martin Reyes-Banda 1 , Nini Mathews 1 , Xavier Mathew 1
1 , Instituto de Energías Renovables, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Temixco, Morelos, Mexico

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.32
Structural and Optical Properties of CdSxSe1-x Thin-Film Chalcogenide Glass

Pawan Kumar 1 3 , Rajesh Katiyar 1 , Aravind Kumar 2 , Balram Tripathi 1 , Ram Katiyar 1
1 Department of Physics, University of Puerto Rico San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States, 3 Department of Physics, Gurukula Kangri University Haridwar, Haridwar India, 2 Department of Physics, Kalindi College, University of Delhi, Delhi India

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.33
Deposition Kinetics of Zinc Oxide Thin Films by Magnetron Sputtering

Yifei Sun 1 , Nadia Foo Kune 1 , James Doyle 1
1 , Macalester College, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.34
Effects of Gas Flow Rate on the Properties of SnO2 Thin Films Deposited by RF Sputtering

Muntaser Al-Mansoori 1 , Sahar Al-Shaibani 2 , Ahlam Al-Jaeedi 2 , Jisung Lee 1 , Daniel Choi 1 , Falah S. Hasoon 2
1 Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates, 2 , National Energy and Water Research Center (NEWRC), Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.35
Micropatterned Oxide Layers for Front Contact Passivation in CdTe-Based Thin-Film Photovoltaics

Jason Kephart 1 , Anna Kindvall 1 , Darius Kuciauskas 2 , Desiree Williams 1 , Seth Thompson 1 , W. S. Sampath 1
1 , Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States, 2 , NREL, Golden, Colorado, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.36
CIGS Performance Enhancement by Texturisation

Joop van Deelen 1 , Marco Barink 1 , Marcel Simor 1 , Karine van der Werf 2 , Wim Soppe 2
1 , TNO, Eindhoven Netherlands, 2 Thin Film Photovoltiacs, ECN, Eindhoven Netherlands

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.37
Investigation of Crystal Growth Mechanisms of the CuGaSe2 - CuAlSe2 Single Crystals Grown by Chemical Vapor Transport

B.V. Korzun 1 , S. Rywkin 1 , A. Yanavitski 1 , V.R. Sobol 2 , G. Gurieva 3 , S. Schorr 3
1 , The City University of New York, Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York, New York, United States, 2 , Belarusian State Pedagogical University, Minsk Belarus, 3 , Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin fur Materialen und Energie, Berlin Germany

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9:00 PM - ES14.4.38
Mössbauer Studies of the CuFeS2-δ - CuInS2 System

B.V. Korzun 1 , V.R. Sobol 2 , M. Myndyk 3 , V. Sepelak 4 , K.D. Becker 3
1 , The City University of New York, Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York, New York, United States, 2 , Belarusian State Pedagogical University, Minsk Belarus, 3 , Braunschweig University of Technology, Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Braunschweig Germany, 4 , Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Nanotechnology, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen Germany

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2017-04-19   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Ingrid Repins, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Shubhra Bansal, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Sascha Sadewasser, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory
Edgardo Saucedo, IREC

Symposium Support

Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC)
Dr. Eberl MBE-Komponenten GmbH
First Solar
International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
ES14.5/ES11.5: Joint Session: Tandem Devices
Session Chairs
Richard King
Yaroslav Romanyuk
Wednesday AM, April 19, 2017
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 221 ABC

9:00 AM - *ES14.5.01/ES11.5.01
Efficiency Potential and Recent Activities of High Efficiency and Si Tandem Solar Cells

Masafumi Yamaguchi 1 , Hiroyuki Yamada 3 , Yasuhiro Katsumata 2
1 , Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya Japan, 3 , NEDO, Kawasaki Japan, 2 , JST, Kawasaki Japan

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9:30 AM - *ES14.5.02/ES11.5.02
Development of High Gap Ge- and Si-Based Kesterite-Like Solar Cells for Tandem Applications

Guy Brammertz 1 , Sylvester Sahayaraj 1 , Zijian Huang 1 , Samaneh Ranjbar 1 , Bart Vermang 2 , Marc Meuris 1 , Jef Poortmans 2
1 , imec - Division of IMOMEC, Leuven Belgium, 2 , imec, Leuven Belgium

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10:00 AM - ES14.5.03/ES11.5.03
NIR-Transparent Perovskite Solar Cell for Flexible All-Thin-Film Tandem Devices

Stefano Pisoni 1 , Fan Fu 1 , Thomas Feurer 1 , Stephan Buecheler 1 , Ayodhya Tiwari 1
1 , EMPA, Dubendorf Switzerland

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10:15 AM - ES14.5.04/ES11.5.04
Infrared-Tuned Silicon Bottom Cell for 23.6%-Efficient Perovskite/Silicon Tandem

Zhengshan Yu 1 , Mathieu Boccard 1 , Peter Firth 1 , Kevin Bush 2 , Axel Palmstrom 2 , Stacey Bent 2 , Michael McGehee 2 , Zachary Holman 1
1 , Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 2 , Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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10:30 AM - ES14.5.05/ES11.5.05
Large-Area Scalable Perovskite/Silicon Multi-Junction Solar Modules

Manoj Jaysankar 1 , Ulrich Paetzold 2 1 , Weiming Qiu 1 , Tamara Merckx 1 , Tom Aernouts 1 , Robert Gehlhaar 1 , Maarten Debucquoy 1 , Jef Poortmans 1
1 , imec, Leuven Belgium, 2 , Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karslruhe Germany

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10:45 AM - ES14.5.06/ES11.5.06
Study of Polycrystalline MgxCd1-xTe/MgyCd1-yTe Double Heterostructures for Tandem Solar Cell Applications

Calli Campbell 1 2 , Cheng-Ying Tsai 1 3 , Yong-Hang Zhang 1 3
1 Center for Photonics Innovation, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 2 School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 3 School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

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11:00 AM - ES14.5/ES11.5
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ES14.6: Buffer Layer and Alkali Treatments
Session Chairs
Michelle Mezher
Pedro Salome
Wednesday PM, April 19, 2017
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 229 B

11:30 AM - *ES14.6.01
Design of Optimal Buffer Layers for CIGS Thin-Film Solar Cells

Vincenzo Lordi 1
1 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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12:00 PM - *ES14.6.02
Highly Efficient Solar Cells Based on Full PVD Processed CIGSe/CdIn2S4 Heterojunction

Nicolas Barreau 1
1 , Université de Nantes, Nantes France

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12:30 PM - ES14.6.03
Impact of the Heavy Alkali Fluoride Post-Deposition Treatment on the Electronic Structure of the CdS/Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Interface in High-Efficiency Thin-Film Solar Cells

Dirk Hauschild 1 2 3 , Dagmar Kreikemeyer-Lorenzo 1 , Philip Jackson 4 , Theresa Friedlmeier 4 , Dimitrios Hariskos 4 , Friedrich Reinert 3 , Michael Powalla 4 , Clemens Heske 1 2 5 , Lothar Weinhardt 1 2 5
1 Institute for Photon Science and Synchrotron Radiation (IPS), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen Germany, 2 Institute for Chemical Technology and Polymer Chemistry (ITCP), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen Germany, 3 Experimental Physics VII, University of Würzburg, Würzburg Germany, 4 , Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung Baden-Württemberg (ZSW), Stuttgart Germany, 5 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

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12:45 PM - ES14.6.04
Comparison of the Interface Formation of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 with RbF Post-Deposition Treatment and CdS and ZnS Buffer Layers

Nicoleta Nicoara 1 , Philip Jackson 2 , Dimitrios Hariskos 2 , Wolfram Witte 2 , Sascha Sadewasser 1
1 , International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Braga Portugal, 2 , Zentrum für Sonnenenergie-und Wasserstoff-Forschung Baden-Württemberg (ZSW), Stuttgart Germany

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ES14.7: Defects and Disorder
Session Chairs
Shubhra Bansal
Stephan Lany
Wednesday PM, April 19, 2017
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 229 B

2:30 PM - ES14.7.01
Optical Properties and Band Structures of Cu-Deficient Phases, Cu(In,Ga)3Se5 and Cu(In,Ga)5Se8 in Cu-Poor Cu2Se-(In,Ga)2Se3 Pseudo-Binary System

Takahiro Wada 1 , Tsuyoshi Maeda 1 , Mai Watanabe 1
1 , Ryukoku Univ, Otsu Japan

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2:45 PM - ES14.7.02
Investigation of Carrier Transport in CuInGaSe2 by Highly Spatially, Spectrally and Time Resolved Cathodoluminescence Microscopy

Mathias Mueller 1 , Martin Mueller 1 , Torsten Hoelscher 2 , Setareh Zahedi-Azad 2 , Matthias Maiberg 2 , Frank Bertram 1 , Roland Scheer 2 , Juergen Christen 1
1 Institute of Experimental Physics, Otto-von-Guericke-University, Magdeburg Germany, 2 FG Photovoltaik, Martin-Luther-University, Halle-Wittenberg Germany

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3:00 PM - ES14.7.03
Optoelectronic Properties of Bulk Single-Crystal (Ag,Cu)2ZnSnSe4 Alloys

Michael Lloyd 1 2 , Douglas Bishop 3 , Brian McCandless 2 , Richard Haight 3 , Robert Birkmire 2 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 , Institute of Energy Conversion, Newark, Delaware, United States, 3 , IBM TJ Watson Research Center, Yorktown Hts., New York, United States

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3:15 PM - ES14.7.04
Role of Nanoscale Disordering in Photovoltaics

Jeffery Aguiar 1 2 , Dennis Pruzan 2 , Brian Devener 3 , Sudhajit Misra 4 , Mehmet Erkan 4 , Akira Nagaoka 2 5 , Kenji Yoshino 5 , Helio Moutinho 6 , Mowafak Al-Jassim 6 , Mike Scarpulla 2 4 7
1 , Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 3 Analysis Laboratory, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 4 Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 5 Department of Applied Physics and Electronic Engineering, University of Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Japan, 6 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 7 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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3:30 PM - ES14.7
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ES14.8: Alkali Incorporation
Session Chairs
Nicolas Barreau
Stefan Haass
Wednesday PM, April 19, 2017
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 229 B

4:30 PM - *ES14.8.01
Thermodynamic Limitations for Alkali Metals in Cu(In,Ga)Se2

Dimitrios Hariskos 1 , Michael Powalla 1 2
1 , Zentrum für Sonnenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart Germany, 2 , Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Karlsruhe Germany

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5:00 PM - ES14.8.02
KF Post-Deposition Treatment of Industrial Cu(In,Ga)(S,Se)2 Thin-Film Surfaces—Modifying the Chemical and Electronic Structure

Michelle Mezher 1 , Lorelle Mansfield 2 , Kim Horsley 1 , Monika Blum 1 , Wanli Yang 3 , Robert Wieting 4 , Lothar Weinhardt 1 5 6 , Kannan Ramanathan 4 , Clemens Heske 1 5 6
1 , University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 2 , National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, Colorado, United States, 3 , Lawrence Berkeley National Lab - Advanced Light Source, Berkeley, California, United States, 4 , STION, Menlo Park, California, United States, 5 , Institute for Photon Science and Synchrotron Radiation, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe Germany, 6 Institute for Chemical Technology and Polymer Chemistry, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe Germany

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5:15 PM - ES14.8.03
Na-Diffusion Enhanced P-Type Conductivity in Cu(In,Ga)Se2A New Mechanism for Efficient Doping in Semiconductors

Shiyou Chen 1 , Zhen-Kun Yuan 2 , Hongjun Xiang 2 , X.G. Gong 2 , Ji-Sang Park 3 , Su-Huai Wei 4
1 , East China Normal University, Shanghai, CA, China, 2 , Fudan University, Shanghai China, 3 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 4 , Beijing Computational Science Research Center, Beijing China

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5:30 PM - ES14.8.04
Impact of Different Alkali Post Deposition Treatments on the Formation of the Zn(O,S)/Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Interface

Thomas Kunze 1 , Philip Jackson 2 , Dimitrios Hariskos 2 , Andreas Siebert 1 , Claudia Hartmnann 1 , Roberto Felix Duarte 1 , Xeniya Kozina 1 , Dominic Gerlach 3 , Yoshiyuki Yamashita 3 , Toyohiro Chikyow 3 , Shigenori Ueda 4 , Regan Wilks 1 5 , Wolfram Witte 2 , Marcus Baer 1 5 6
1 Renewable Energy, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH, Berlin Germany, 2 , Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung Baden-Württemberg (ZSW), Stuttgart Germany, 3 Nano-Electronic Materials Unit/MANA, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba Japan, 4 Synchrotron X-Ray Group, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Kouto Japan, 5 Energy Materials In-Situ Laboratory Berlin (EMIL), Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH, Berlin Germany, 6 Institut für Physik und Chemie, Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg, Cottbus Germany

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5:45 PM - ES14.8.05
Improvement of Open Circuit Voltage in Cu2ZnSnSe4 Solar Cells by Surface Treatment

Hitoshi Tampo 1 , Kang Min Kim 2 , Shinho Kim 1 , Hajime Shibata 1 , Shigeru Niki 1
1 , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba Japan, 2 , Korea Institute of Industrial Technology, Gangreung Korea (the Republic of)

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ES14.9: Poster Session II: Defects, Degradation and Stability, Chalcopyrite Growth, Tandem Devices and Alkali Incorporation
Session Chairs
Shubhra Bansal
Ingrid Repins
Thursday AM, April 20, 2017
Sheraton, Third Level, Phoenix Ballroom

9:00 PM - ES14.9.01
Using Diffusion-Reaction Simulation to Study Light Soaking Effect in CdTe Solar Cells

Da Guo 1 , Abdul Shaik 1 , Dragica Vasileska 1
1 School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.03
Analysis of Waiting Times between CIGS and CdS and In-Diffusion of Na on the Properties of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Materials and Solar Cells

Pedro Salome 1 , Jennifer Teixeira 2 , Miguel Cardoso 2 , Viktor Fjallstrom 3 , Marika Edoff 3 , Nicoleta Nicoara 1 , Joaquim Leitao 2 , Sascha Sadewasser 1
1 , INL, Braga Portugal, 2 Departamento de Física and I3N, Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro Portugal, 3 Engineering Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala Sweden

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.04
Na-Assisted Grain Growth in Cu2ZnSnS4 Nanoparticle Thin Films for Solar Cell Applications

Sara Engberg 1 , Andrea Crovetto 2 , Ole Hansen 2 3 , Yeng Ming Lam 4 , Jorgen Schou 1
1 DTU Fotonik, Technical University of Denmark, Roskilde Denmark, 2 DTU Nanotech, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby Denmark, 3 CINF, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby Denmark, 4 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Singapore

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.05
In-Ga Interdiffusion in CIGS—The Roles of Potassium and Selenium

Diego Colombara 1 , Conrad Spindler 1 , Florian Werner 1 , Anne-Marie Goncalves 2 , Susanne Siebentritt 1 , Phillip Dale 1
1 Physics and Materials Science Research Unit, Universitè du Luxembourg, Belvaux Luxembourg, 2 Institut Lavoisier, Universitè de Versailles, Versailles France

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.06
Enhanced Performance of Cu2ZnSn(S,Se)4 Solar Cells with Introducing Interfacial Alkali Fluoride Layers

Cheng-Ying Chen 1 2 , Wei-Chao Chen 1 2 , Bandiyah Sri Aprillia 1 2 3 , Naili Saidatin 1 2 3 , Ruei-San Chen 3 , Kuei-Hsien Chen 2 1 , Li-Chyong Chen 1
1 , National Taiwan University, Taipei Taiwan, 2 , Institute of Atomic and Molecular Science, Academia Sinica, Taipei 106, Taiwan, Taiwan, 3 , Graduate Institute of Applied Science and Technology, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, Taiwan

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.07
Composition Dependent Cation Ordering Characteristics of Thin-Film CZTS

Katharina Rudisch 1 , Alexandra Davydova 1 , Charlotte Platzer-Bjorkman 1 , Jonathan Scragg 1
1 Solid State Electronics, Uppsala University, Uppsala Sweden

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.08
Antisite Defects in Cu2ZnSn(S,Se)4—Local and Long Range Order

Laura Schelhas 1 , Kevin Stone 1 , Glenn Teeter 2 , Steven Harvey 2 , Ingrid Repins 2 , Michael Toney 1
1 , SLAC National Laboratory, Menlo Park, California, United States, 2 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.09
Can Deep Defects Limit the Open Circuit Voltage of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Solar Cells?

Conrad Spindler 1 , Susanne Siebentritt 1
1 , University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg Luxembourg

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.10
Atomic-Scale Study of Grain Boundaries in CdTe

Fatih Sen 1 , Eric Schwenker 1 4 , Tadas Paulauskas 2 , Ce Sun 3 , Christopher Buurma 2 , Moon Kim 3 , Robert Klie 2 , Maria Chan 1
1 , Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 4 , Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 2 , University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 3 , University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.11
Molecular Dynamics Study of Grain Boundaries within CdTe Thin Films Grown on CdS Substrates

Jose Chavez 1 , Xiao Zhou 1 , Rodolfo Aguirre 2 , Sergio Almeida 2 , David Zubia 2
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California, United States, 2 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.12
Structural Trends in Chalcopyrite Based Intermediate Band Absorber Materials

Julien Marquardt 1 2 , Alexandra Franz 1 , Christiane Stephan 2 3 , Susan Schorr 1 2
1 EM-ASD, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie, Berlin Germany, 2 , Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 3 , Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung , Berlin Germany

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.13
Defects in Copper Indium Gallium Aluminum Diselenide (CIAGS) Films and Their Impact on Photovoltaic Device Performance

Mandip Sibakoti 1 , Sreejith Karthikeyan 1 , Sehyun Hwang 1 , Timothy Bontrager 1 , Stephen Campbell 1
1 Electrical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.14
Electronic Transitions in Highly Doped and Compensated Chalcopyrites and Kesterites

Jennifer Teixeira 1 , Pedro Salome 2 , Bruno Alves 1 , Sascha Sadewasser 2 , Joaquim Leitao 1
1 , Univ de Aveiro, Aveiro Portugal, 2 , International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Braga Portugal

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.15
The Defects Generated in Magnetron Sputtered Thin-Film CdTe Solar Cells that Limit Performance and Cause Delamination

Piotr Kaminski 1 , Ali Abbas 1 , Sibel Yilmaz 1 , John Walls 1
1 , Loughborough University, Loughborough United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.16
A Review—Metastability, Potential Induced and Damp Heat Degradation and Recovery in CIGS Solar Cells

Shubhra Bansal 1 , Krishna Solasa 1 , Eric Ng 1
1 , University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.17
Anomalous Reverse Breakdown of CIGS Devices—Theory and Simulation

Marco Nardone 1 , Saroj Dahal 1
1 , Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.18
Clarification of Proton- and Electron-Irradiated Degradation Mechanism of Cu2ZnSnS4 Solar Cells

Mutsumi Sugiyama 1 , Satoru Aihara 1 , Yosuke Shimamune 2 , Hironori Katagiri 2
1 , Tokyo University of Science, Chiba Japan, 2 , National Institute of Technology, Nagaoka College, Nagaoka Japan

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.19
Compare Corrosion Resistance of Aluminum-Doped Zinc Oxide (AZO) and Gallium-Doped Zinc Oxide (GZO) Films Depending on the Hydrogen Content

Soo Ho Cho 1
1 Material Science Engineering, Koreatech, Cheonan Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.20
Low Band Gap Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Absorber Layers for Current Matched Perovskite/CIGS Tandem Solar Cells

Thomas Feurer 1 , Fan Fu 1 , Enrico Avancini 1 , Stefano Pisoni 1 , Johannes Loeckinger 1 , Benjamin Bissig 1 , Shiro Nishiwaki 1 , Romain Carron 1 , Thomas Weiss 1 , Stephan Buecheler 1 , Ayodhya Tiwari 1
1 , Empa, Dübendorf Switzerland

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.21
Comparison of Low Bandgap CuInSe2 Alloys for Tandem Solar Cells

Nicholas Valdes 2 1 , William Shafarman 2 1
2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 1 , Institute of Energy Conversion, Newark, Delaware, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.22
Cu(In,Ga)Se2-Based Monolithic Tandem Solar Cell with Open-Circuit Voltage over 1 V

Jae-Hyung Wi 1 , Won Seok Han 1 , Dae-Hyung Cho 1 , Woo-Jung Lee 1 , Chae-Woong Kim 2 , Chaehwan Jeong 2 , Jae Ho Yun 3 , Yong-Duck Chung 1 4
1 , Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 2 , Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH), Gwangju Korea (the Republic of), 3 , Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER), Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 4 , Korea University of Science and Technology (UST), Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.23
Textured CIGS/Perovskite Tandem Cells

Joop van Deelen 1 , Marco Barink 1
1 , TNO, Eindhoven Netherlands

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.24
Understanding the Effect of Stainless Steel Substrates on Flexible CIGS Solar Cell Performance

Tara Nietzold 1 , Michael Stuckelberger 1 , Bradley West 1 , Barry Lai 2 , Joerg Maser 2 , Dmytro Poplavskyy 3 , Rouin Farshchi 3 , Jeff Bailey 3 , Mariana Bertoni 1
1 , Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 2 Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 3 , MiaSole Hi-Tech Corp., Santa Clara, California, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.25
Predicting Ga and Cu Profiles in Co-Evaporated Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Using Modified Diffusion Equations and a Spreadsheet

Ingrid Repins 1 , Steven Harvey 1 , Karen Bowers 1 , Stephen Glynn 1 , Lorelle Mansfield 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Lakewood, Colorado, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.28
Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD) of the CZTS Absorber Material for Solar Cells with up to 5.2% Efficiency

Andrea Cazzaniga 1 , Andrea Crovetto 1 , Stela Canulescu 1 , Rebecca Ettlinger 1 , Eugen Stamate 1 , Joan Ramis Estelrich 1 , Nini Pryds 1 , Yan Chang 2 , Kaiwen Sun 2 , Hao Xiaojing 2 , Ole Hansen 1 , Jorgen Schou 1
1 , TU Denmark, Roskilde Denmark, 2 , University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.29
Pulsed Laser Deposition of Thin Films of Chalcogenides

Stela Canulescu 1 , Jorgen Schou 1
1 , Technical University of Denmark, Roskilde Denmark

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.30
The Effect of Annealing Temperature on CIGS Solar Cell

Yasir Alrikabi 1 , Tar-pin Chen 1
1 , University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.31
Photoluminescence Study of Pentanary Ag-Containing Chalcopyrite Solar Cells

Abhinav Chikhalkar 1 , Aymeric Maros 2 , William Shafarman 3 , Richard King 2
1 School for Engineering of Matter, Transport & Energy (SEMTE), Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 2 School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering (ECEE), Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 3 Institute of Energy Conversion (IEC), University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.9.32
Monolithic Tandem Devices Demonstrating over 1.2 V Voc Using a Wide-Bandgap Chalcopyrite Absorber

Kim Horsley 1 , Alex DeAngelis 1 , Thomas Hellstern 2 , Thomas F. Jaramillo 2 , Nicolas Gaillard 1
1 , Hawaii Natural Energy Institute, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, 2 , Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.9
ES14.09.02 transferred ES14.03.05

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Symposium Organizers

Ingrid Repins, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Shubhra Bansal, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Sascha Sadewasser, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory
Edgardo Saucedo, IREC

Symposium Support

Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC)
Dr. Eberl MBE-Komponenten GmbH
First Solar
International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
ES14.10: Advanced Characterization
Session Chairs
Daniel Abou-Ras
Thomas Kunze
Thursday AM, April 20, 2017
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 229 B

9:30 AM - *ES14.10.01
Alternative Buffer Materials and Their Electronic and Chemical Properties in Cu(In,Ga)(S,Se)2 and CdTe Thin-Film Solar Cells

Clemens Heske 1 2
1 , University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 2 , Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen Germany

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10:00 AM - ES14.10.02
Synchrotron-Based In Situ Characterization of CuInxGa1-xSe2 Solar Cells—Nanoscale Performance under Operating Conditions

Michael Stuckelberger 1 , Bradley West 1 , Tara Nietzold 1 , Barry Lai 2 , Joerg Maser 2 , Mariana Bertoni 1
1 , Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 2 , Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, Illinois, United States

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10:15 AM - ES14.10.03
In Situ Nano Elemental Mapping to Visualize the Growth of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Thin Films

Bradley West 1 , Michael Stuckelberger 1 , Robert Lovelett 2 , Sina Soltanmohammad 2 , Barry Lai 3 , Joerg Maser 3 , William Shafarman 2 , Mariana Bertoni 1
1 School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 2 Department of Chemcial and Biomolecular Engineering, University Of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 3 Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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10:30 AM - ES14.10.04
Nanoscale Photovoltaic Performance throughout 3-Dimensions in CdTe Solar Cells via Tomographic AFM

Yasemin Kutes 1 , Justin Luria 1 , Katherine Atamanuk 1 , Andrew Moore 2 , Lihua Zhang 3 , Eric Stach 3 , Bryan Huey 1
1 , University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States, 2 Physics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States, 3 Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, New York, United States

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10:45 AM - ES14.10.05
Studies of Atom Disorder in Cu2ZnSnSSe4 and Ag2ZnSnSSe4 Alloys

David Cherns 1 , Ian Griffiths 1 , Michael Lloyd 2 , Brian McCandless 2 , Talia Gershon 3 , Richard Haight 3 , Douglas Bishop 3
1 Physics, University of Bristol, Bristol United Kingdom, 2 Institute of Energy Conversion, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 3 , TJ Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, United States

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11:00 AM - ES14.10
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ES14.11: Defects
Session Chairs
Igor Sankin
Dragica Vasileska
Thursday PM, April 20, 2017
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 229 B

11:30 AM - ES14.11.01
Three-Dimensional Lifetime Tomography Reveals How CdCl2 Improves Recombination throughout CdTe Solar Cells

Edward Barnard 1 , Benedikt Ursprung 1 , Eric Colegrove 2 , Helio Moutinho 2 , Nicholas Borys 1 , Brian Hardin 3 , Craig Peters 3 , Wyatt Metzger 2 , P James Schuck 1
1 , Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 3 , PLANT PV, Alameda, California, United States

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11:45 AM - ES14.11.02
Correlations of Grain-Boundary Character with Electrical and Optoelectronic Properties of CuInSe2 Thin Films

Daniel Abou-Ras 1 , Norbert Schafer 1 , Thorsten Rissom 1 , Madeleine Kelly 2 , Jakob Haarstrich 3 , Carsten Ronning 3 , Gregory Rohrer 2 , Anthony Rollett 2
1 , Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Berlin Germany, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 Institut für Festkörperphysik, Friedrich Schiller Universität Jena, Jena Germany

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12:00 PM - ES14.11.03
Phosphorus, Arsenic and Antimony Diffusion and Doping in Polycrystalline CdTe

Eric Colegrove 1 , Ji-Hui Yang 1 , Steven Harvey 1 , John Moseley 1 , Soren Jensen 1 , Helio Moutinho 1 , Joel Duenow 1 , David Albin 1 , Su-Huai Wei 2 , Mowafak Al-Jassim 1 , Wyatt Metzger 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Lakewood, Colorado, United States, 2 , Beijing Computational Science Research Center, Beijing China

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12:15 PM - ES14.11.04
Influence of Defects Interactions on the Properties of CdTe:Cl,Cu Solar Cell Absorber

Dmitry Krasikov 1 , Igor Sankin 1 , Andenet Alemu 1
1 , First Solar Inc, Perrysburg, Ohio, United States

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12:30 PM - ES14.11.05
Voltage Dependent Admittance Spectroscopy for the Detection of near Interface Defect States and the Extraction of the Doping Density

Thomas Weiss 1 , Shiro Nishiwaki 1 , Benjamin Bissig 1 , Enrico Avancini 1 , Stephan Buecheler 1 , Ayodhya Tiwari 1
1 Laboratory for Thin Films & Photovoltaics, Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Dübendorf, Zürich, Switzerland

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12:45 PM - ES14.11.06
Structural and Compositional Dependence of the CdTexSe1-x Alloy Layer Photoactivity in CdTe-Based Solar Cells

Jonathan Poplawsky 1 , Wei Guo 1 , Naba Paudel 2 , Amy Ng 3 , Karren More 1 , Donovan Leonard 1 , Yanfa Yan 2
1 , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 , The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, United States, 3 , Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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ES14.12: Degradation, Stability and Modules
Session Chairs
Da Guo
Tobias Jarmar
Thursday PM, April 20, 2017
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 229 B

2:30 PM - *ES14.12.01
Scaling Up Solar

Becca Jones-Albertus 1
1 SunShot Initiative, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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3:00 PM - *ES14.12.02
Metastability and Reliability of CdTe Solar Cells

Dragica Vasileska 1 , Igor Sankin 2 , Da Guo 1 , Daniel Brinkman 3 , Christian Ringhofer 1 , Andrew Moore 4 , James Sites 4
1 , Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 2 , First Solar, Perrysburg, Ohio, United States, 3 , SJSU, San Jose, California, United States, 4 , Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States

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3:30 PM - ES14.12.03
Reduced Degradation of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Devices through Modification of ZnO:Al Surfaces

Lorelle Mansfield 1 , Samuel Sprawls 3 , Rachael Matthews 4 , Emily Pentzer 4 , Ina Martin 3 2 , Timothy Peskek 2 , Roger French 2
1 , National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, Colorado, United States, 3 Department of Physics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 4 Department of Chemistry, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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3:45 PM - ES14.12.04
Study of Time-Resolved Photoluminescence on Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Absorbers with Varying Cu-Content

Torsten Hoelscher 1 , Setareh Zahedi-Azad 1 , Matthias Maiberg 1 , Roland Scheer 1
1 , Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle Germany

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4:00 PM - ES14.12
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ES14.13: Industry
Session Chairs
Dmitry Krasikov
Lorelle Mansfield
Thursday PM, April 20, 2017
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 229 B

4:30 PM - *ES14.13.01
Comprehensive Solution for Defect Chemistry in II-VI Photovoltaics

Igor Sankin 1 , Dmitry Krasikov 1 , Andenet Alemu 1 , Christian Ringhofer 2 , Da Guo 3 , Daniel Brinkman 4 , Dragica Vasileska 3 , Markus Gloeckler 1
1 , First Solar, Inc, Perrysburg, Ohio, United States, 2 School of Math and Stat Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 3 School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 4 Department of Mathematics and Statistics, San Jose State University, San Jose, California, United States

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5:00 PM - *ES14.13.02
CIGS Solar Cell Research in Solar Frontier—Progress and Current Status

Takuya Kato 1
1 , Solar Frontier, Kanagawa Japan

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5:30 PM - ES14.13.03
In-Line Alkali Post-Deposition Treatment for Flexible CIGS Solar Cell Manufacturing

JinWoo Lee 1 , Ryan Kaczynski 1 , Jane Van Alsburg 1 , Nguyet Nguyen 1 , Yejiao Wang 1 , Baosheng Sang 1 , Urs Schoop 1 , Jeffrey Britt 1 , Christopher Thompson 2 , William Shafarman 2
1 , Global Solar Energy, Tucson, Arizona, United States, 2 , Institute of Energy Conversion, Newark, Delaware, United States

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5:45 PM - ES14.13.04
Alkali Element Interdependence in CIGS Relating to Depth Distribution of Na/K and Ga/(Ga+In)

Lars Stolt 1 2 , Erik Wallin 1 , Sven Sodergren 1 , Tobias Jarmar 1 , Marika Edoff 2
1 , Solibro Research AB, Uppsala Sweden, 2 Solid-State Electronics, Uppsala University, Uppsala Sweden

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ES14.14: Poster Session III: Novel Chalcogenide Absorber Materials and Kesterite Absorber Growth and Devices
Session Chairs
Sascha Sadewasser
Edgardo Saucedo
Friday AM, April 21, 2017
Sheraton, Third Level, Phoenix Ballroom

9:00 PM - ES14.14.01
Effect of Mg Incorporation on Solution-Processed Kesterite Solar Cells

Raquel Caballero 1 , Stefan Haass 2 , Christian Andres 2 , Yaroslav Romanyuk 2 , Ayodhya Tiwari 2
1 , Univ Autonoma-Madrid, Madrid Spain, 2 , EMPA, Duebendorf Switzerland

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.02
Kesterite Solar Cells Grown by Sulfurization of Co-Evaporated Cu2ZnSnSe4 Thin Films

Raquel Caballero 1 , Noelia Martín 1 , Guillermo Garcia 1 , Yudania Sanchez 2 , Marcel Placidi 2 , Ivan Fernandez 4 , Jose Manuel Merino 1 , Fernando Briones 3 , Maximo Leon 1
1 , Univ Autonoma-Madrid, Madrid Spain, 2 , IREC, Barcelona Spain, 4 , Nano4Energy S.L.N.E., Madrid, Madrid, Spain, 3 , Instituto de Microelectrónica Madrid-CSIC, Tres Cantos, Madrid Spain

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.03
Exploring the Role of Ge in the Synthesis of Cu2ZnSnSe4:Ge Kesterite Absorbers

Sergio Giraldo 1 , Markus Neuschitzer 1 , Florian Oliva 1 , Paul Pistor 1 , Xavier Alcobe 2 , Victor Izquierdo 1 , Alejandro Perez-Rodriguez 1 3 , Edgardo Saucedo 1
1 , Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC), Sant Adrià de Besòs Spain, 2 , Centres Científics i Tecnològics (CCiTUB), Barcelona Spain, 3 , IN2UB, Barcelona Spain

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.04
Ge Incorporated CZTSe Thin-Film Solar Cell with a Conversion Efficiency of 12.3%

Shinho Kim 1 , Kang Min Kim 2 , Hitoshi Tampo 1 , Hajime Shibata 1 , Shigeru Niki 1
1 , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba Japan, 2 , Korea Institute of Industrial Technology, Gangreung Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.05
Reaction Kinetics of Cu2ZnSnS4 and Cu2SnS3 Formation from Cu2S, ZnS, and SnS2 Precursors Studied Using Differential Scanning Calorimetry

Elizabeth Pogue 1 , Melissa Goetter 1 , Angus Rockett 2 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 2 Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.06
Tuning of Stoichiometry and Band Gap of Solution-Processed Cu2ZnGeSxSe4-x Absorbers for Thin-Film Solar Cells

Thomas Schnabel 1 , Mahmoud Seboui 1 , Erik Ahlswede 1
1 , Zentrum fur Sonnenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung, Stuttgart Germany

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.07
The Influence of Synthesis Conditions upon the Single-Phase Region in Cu2ZnSnS4 Thin Films

Alexandra Davydova 1 , Katharina Rudisch 1 , Jonathan Scragg 1
1 Solid State Electronics, Uppsala University, Uppsala Sweden

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.08
Insights into the Chemistry of Amine-Thiol Solution Processing and Implications for Solution Processing of Chalcogenide Optoelectronic Devices

Caleb Miskin 1 , Priya Murria 2 , Robert Boyne 1 , Laurance Cain 2 , Evan Wegener 1 , Ruihong Zhang 1 , Xin Zhao 1 , Jeffery Miller 1 , Hilkka Kenttamaa 2 , Rakesh Agrawal 1
1 School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.09
Atmospheric Variations on Close Spaced Vapor Transport Deposited SnS Thin Films—Air vs Argon

Jacob Andrade-Arvizu 1 , Maykel Courel 2 , Mario Fidel Garcia-Sanchez 3 , Roberto Gonzalez-Castillo 4 , Osvaldo Vigil-Galan 1
1 Física del Estado Sólido, Escuela Superior de Física y Matemáticas - Instituto Politécnico Nacional (ESFM-IPN), Mexico City Mexico, 2 , Instituto de Energías Renovables - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (IER-UNAM), Temixco Mexico, 3 , Unidad Profesional Interdisciplinaria en Ingeniería y Tecnologías Avanzadas - Instituto Politécnico Nacional (UPIITA-IPN), Mexico City Mexico, 4 , Centro de Investigación en Ciencia Aplicada y Tecnología Avanzada del Instituto Politécnico Nacional (CICATA-IPN), Tamaulipas Mexico

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.10
Engineering the Crystal Phase and Morphology of Chalcogenide Nanomaterials for the Next Generation Thin-Film Solar Cells

Xiaoyan Zhang 1 , You Xu 1 , Ningzhong Bao 1
1 , Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing China

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.11
Efficient Planar Antimony Sulfide Thin-Film Photovoltaics

Haisheng Song 1 , Jiang Tang 1
1 , Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan China

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.12
Chemically Deposited Solar Cells of Orthorhombic and Cubic Tin Sulfide—An Overview

Ana Rosa Garcia Angelmo 1 , Victoria Elena Gonzalez-Flores 1 , P.Karunakaran Nair 1 , M.T. Santhamma Nair 1
1 , Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Temixco Mexico

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.13
Cubic Phase Tin Sulfide Thin Film Obtained by Atomic Layer Deposition and Its Application to Solar Cells

Xizhu Zhao 1 , Sang Bok Kim 1 , Xiabing Lou 1 , Laura Schelhas 2 , Chuanxi Yang 1 , Roy Gordon 1
1 , Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , SLAC, Menlo Park, California, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.14
Emitter/Absorber Interface Formation in SnS-Based Thin-Film Solar Cells

Leonard Koehler 1 , Riley Brandt 2 , Chuanxi Yang 3 , Evelyn Handick 1 , Thomas Kunze 6 , Xiaxia Liao 1 , Roberto Felix Duarte 1 , Dominic Gerlach 7 , Yoshiyuki Yamashita 7 , Toyohiro Chikyow 7 , Regan Wilks 1 4 , Roy Gordon 3 , Tonio Buonassisi 2 , Marcus Baer 1 4 5
1 Renewable Energy, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH, Berlin Germany, 2 , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 6 , Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH, Berlin Germany, 7 MANA/Nano-Electronics Materials Unit, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba Japan, 4 Energy Materials In-Situ Laboratory Berlin (EMIL), Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH, Berlin Germany, 5 Institut für Physik und Chemie, Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg, Cottbus Germany

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.15
Ultrasonic Spray Pyrolysis Deposition of Sb2S3 for Extremely Thin Absorber Solar Cells

Erki Karber 3 1 , Romain Parize 2 , Atanas Katerski 1 , Inga Gromoko 1 , Laetitia Rapenne 2 , Herve Roussel 2 , Estelle Appert 2 , Malle Krunks 1 , Vincent Consonni 2 , Clemens Heske 3 4
3 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 1 Laboratory of Thin Film Chemical Technologies, Department of Materials and Environmental Technology, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn Estonia, 2 , Université Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, LMGP, Grenoble France, 4 , Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen Germany

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.16
Perspectives on Antimony Sulfide-Selenide Thin-Film Solar Cells

Fabiola De Bray Sanchez 1 , Jose Campos Alvarez 1 , Oscar GomezDaza 1 , M.T. Santhamma Nair 1 , P.Karunakaran Nair 1
1 , Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Temixco Mexico

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.17
Aqueous Spray Pyrolyzed ZnO as Orientation Induced Buffer Layer for Sb2Se3 Photovoltaics of Improved Stability

Liang Wang 1 , Dengbing Li 1 , Kanghua Li 1
1 , Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan China

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.18
Synthesis and Characterization of Sn(Sx,Se1-x)2 Ternary Alloy Thin Films for Photovoltaic Applications

Joshua Fox 1 2 , Xiaotian Zhang 1 2 , Zakaria Al Balushi 1 2 , Joan Redwing 1 2 , Nathan Martin 1 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 , Materials Research Institute, State College, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.19
Towards the Improvement of the Antimony Sulfide-Selenide Sensitized Solar Cells—Effect of Mesoporous TiO2 Annealing and CdS Interlayer

Araceli Hernandez-Granados 1 , Jose Escorcia-Garcia 4 , Diego Perez-Martinez 3 , Jose Garcia Cerrillo 2 , Carmina Menchaca-Campos 1 , Hailin Zhao Hu 2
1 CIICAp, UAEM, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico, 4 CINVESTAV, IPN, Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico, 3 CBI, UAM-AZC, Mexico City, DF, Mexico, 2 IER, UNAM, Temixco, Morelos, Mexico

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.20
Band Gap Grading in Cu2ZnSnSe4 Thin Films Prepared by the Annealing Process of S and Se from Metal Precursor-Based Deposits

Juran Kim 1 , Gee Yeong Kim 1 , Trang Nguyen 1 , Seokhyun Yoon 1 , Youngill Kim 2 , Kee-Jeong Yang 2 , Dae-Hwan Kim 2 , William Jo 1
1 Department of Physics, Ewha Womans University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Convergence Research Center for Solar Energy, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science &Technology, Daegu Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.21
Surface and Depth Profile of Phase Identification of Tin Sulfide Thin Films for Earth-Abundant Solar Cell Applications

Juran Kim 1 , Ja-yeong Kim 1 , Seokhyun Yoon 1 , Jeong-yoon Kang 2 , Chan-Wook Jeon 2 , William Jo 1
1 Department of Physics, Ewha Womans University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 School of Chemical Engineering, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.22
Detection of Competing Parasitic Phases in Pyrite Photovoltaic Thin Films and Their Influence to Solar Cell Device Performance

Juran Kim 1 , Gee Yeong Kim 1 , Hankyoul Moon 1 , Seokhyun Yoon 1 , Il Wan Seo 2 , Yunsang Lee 2 , Dong Gwon Moon 4 3 , SeJin Ahn 4 , William Jo 1
1 Department of Physics, Ewha Womans University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Department of Physics, Soongsil University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 4 Photovoltaic Laboratory, Korea Institute of Energy Research, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.23
Structural and Electronic Characterization of Tin Calcium Sulfide Alloy Thin Films Made by Atomic Layer Deposition

Chuanxi Yang 1 , Sang Bok Kim 1 , Xizhu Zhao 1 , Laura Schelhas 2 , Xiabing Lou 1 , Roy Gordon 1
1 , Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, California, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.24
Optoelectrical Properties of The Schottky Junction Devices Based on Mo1-xWxSe2

Sum-Gyun Yi 1 , Sung Hyun Kim 1 , Sungjin Park 1 , Dong Gun Oh 1 , Hwan Young Choi 1 , Nara Lee 1 , Young Jai Choi 1 , Kyung-Hwa Yoo 1
1 Department of Physics, Yonsei University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.25
Preparation and Characterization of In2S3:V Solar Cells

Leonard Waegele 1 , Tanja Jawinski 1 2 , Holger von Wenckstern 2 , Marius Grundmann 2 , Matthias Maiberg 1 , Roland Scheer 1
1 , Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle Germany, 2 , University of Leipzig, Leipzig Germany

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.26
Transparent Laminated Electrode for Highly Efficient Chemically Synthesized n-MoS2 /p-Si Heterojunction Solar Cell

Sungbum Kang 1 , Ki Chang Kwon 2 , Ho Won Jang 2 , Kyoung Jin Choi 1
1 , UNIST, Ulsan Korea (the Republic of), 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.27
Antimony Sulfide-Selenide Thin-Film Solar Cells of 4% Efficiency from Stibnite Mineral

Geovanni Vazquez Garcia 1 , Eira Anais Zamudio Medina 1 , Laura Guerrero Martinez 1 , Oscar Leyva Castrejón 1 , Jacqueline Moctezuma Ortiz 1 , M.T. Santhamma Nair 1 , P.Karunakaran Nair 1
1 , Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Temixco Mexico

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.28
Versatile Transition Metal Perovskite Chalcogenides as Strong Solar Absorbers

Shanyuan Niu 1 , Huaixun Huyan 1 , Yang Liu 1 , Matthew Yeung 1 , Kevin Ye 1 , Louis Blankemeier 1 , David Singh 2 , Rehan Kapadia 1 , Jayakanth Ravichandran 1
1 , University of Southern California, LA, California, United States, 2 , University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.29
Cu2-II-Sn-VI4 (II = Ba, Sr and VI = S, Se) Quaternary Compounds for Earth-Abundant Photovoltaics

Weiwei Meng 1 2 , Feng Hong 1 3 , Zewen Xiao 1 , Wenjun Lin 3 , Jianbo Wang 2 , Yanfa Yan 1
1 , Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, United States, 2 , School of Physics and Technology, Center for Electron Microscopy, MOE Key Laboratory of Artificial Micro- and Nano-structures, and Institute for Advanced Studies, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei, China, 3 , Department of Physics, International Centre for Quantum and Molecular Structures, SHU-Solar E R & D Lab, Shanghai University, Shanghai China

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.30
Zinc Molybdenum Oxide—A New Solar Absorber

Pramod Ravindra 1 , Eashwer Athresh 1 , Rajeev Ranjan 1 , Srinivasan Raghavan 1 , Sushobhan Avasthi 1
1 , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, KA, India

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.31
Antimony Chalcogenide Solar Cells Exceeding 2% Efficiency Prepared by Thermal Evaporation of Core-Shell Precipitates

Angelica Lizbeth Espinosa Santana 1 , Geovanni Vazquez Garcia 1 , Jose Campos Alvarez 1 , P.Karunakaran Nair 1
1 , Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Temixco Mexico

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.32
Antimony Sulfide Thin Films Deposited by Microwave Heating for Hybrid Solar Cells Application

Claudia Martinez-Alonso 1 , Alejandro Baray 2 , Sandra Mayen-Hernandez 1 , Hailin Zhao Hu 2
1 , FQ-UAQ, Queretaro Qro Mexico, 2 , IER-UNAM, Temixco, Morelos Mexico

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.33
Comparative Study of the Properties of SnS Thin-Film Absorbers Deposited by Both E-Beam Evaporation Followed by Sulfurization and Rf Sputtering Processes

Vinaya Kumar Arepalli 1 , Tingjian Huang 1 , Jeha Kim 1
1 , Cheongju University, Cheongju Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.34
Cus Thin Films Doped with Cus and Zns Nanoparticles for Semiconductor Devices Applications

Adriana Garcia Gallardo 1 , Amanda Carrillo 1 , Maria de la Luz Mota 1 , Santos Castillo 2 , Edna De la Cruz 3
1 , Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez, Ciudad Juarez Mexico, 2 , Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, 3 , CONACyT-Escuela Superior de Física y Matemáticas-Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Altamira, Tamaulipas, Mexico

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.35
Fabrication of Thin Film Solar Devices Using Emergent Materials

Hector Padron Perez 1 , Harumi Moreno Garcia 1
1 , Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosí, FDM, Mexico

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9:00 PM - ES14.14.36
Plasmon Enhanced Photovoltaic Effect in Graphene/MoxW1-xSe2/Pd Vertical Schottky Diodes

Sung Hyun Kim 1 , Sum-Gyun Yi 1 , Sungjin Park 1 , Kyung-Hwa Yoo 1
1 Department of Physics, Yonsei University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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2017-04-21   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Ingrid Repins, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Shubhra Bansal, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Sascha Sadewasser, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory
Edgardo Saucedo, IREC

Symposium Support

Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC)
Dr. Eberl MBE-Komponenten GmbH
First Solar
International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
ES14.15: Novel Chalcogenide Absorber Materials
Session Chairs
Gilles Dennler
Joop van Deelen
Friday AM, April 21, 2017
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 229 B

9:15 AM - ES14.15.01
Potential Resolution to the “Doping Puzzle” in Pyrite FeS2: Carrier Type Determination by Hall Effect and Thermopower

Xin Zhang 1 , Mengqun Li 1 , Jeffery Walter 1 , Liam O'Brien 1 2 , Mike Manno 1 , Frazier Mork 1 , James Kakalios 1 , Eray Aydil 1 , Chris Leighton 1
1 , University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 2 , University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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9:30 AM - ES14.15.02
Binary and Ternary Sb-Based Chalcogenide Thin-Film Solar Cells

Liang Wang 1 , Chao Chen 1 , Xinsheng Liu 1 , Bo Yang 1 , Haisheng Song 1 , Jiang Tang 1
1 , Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan China

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9:45 AM - ES14.15.03
Should KCN Etching be Performed when Cu2Sn1-xGexS3-Based Thin Films are Processed into Solar Cells?

Erika Robert 1 , Diego Colombara 1 , Jessica de Wild 1 , Alex Redinger 2 , Phillip Dale 1
1 , University of Luxembourg, Belvaux, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, 2 Structure and Dynamics of Energy Materials, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie, Berlin Germany

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10:00 AM - ES14.15.04
Metastable Cubic SnS, SnSe and Their Alloys as Photovoltaic Materials

Stephan Lany 1 , Aaron Holder 1 , Rachel Kurchin 2 , Enue Barrios Salgado 3 , M.T. Santhamma Nair 3 , P.Karunakaran Nair 3
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 , Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City Mexico

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10:15 AM - ES14.15.05
Cu2BaSn(S,Se)4—Earth-Abundant Chalcogenides for Solar Energy Conversion Applications

Donghyeop Shin 1 , Tong Zhu 1 , Jon-Paul Sun 2 , William Huhn 1 , Xuan Huang 1 , Edgard Ngaboyamahina 1 , Yihao Zhou 1 , Ian Hill 2 , Volker Blum 1 , Jeffrey Glass 1 , David Mitzi 1
1 , Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States, 2 , Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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10:30 AM - ES14.15.06
Reduced Secondary Phase Formation and Doping in Cu2SnS3 by Alloying with Ag to be Used for Solar Cell Applications

Jessica de Wild 1 , Erika Robert 1 , Alex Redinger 2 , Phillip Dale 1
1 , Luxembourg Univ, Belvaux Luxembourg, 2 Department Structure and Dynamics of Energy Materials, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie, Berlin Germany

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10:45 AM - ES14.15
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ES14.16: Kesterite Absorber Growth and Devices
Session Chairs
Raquel Caballero
Katharina Rudisch
Friday PM, April 21, 2017
PCC North, 200 Level, Room 229 B

11:15 AM - *ES14.16.01
11.5% CZTSSe Devices Spray Coated from a Water-Ethanol Ink—Current Limitations and Ways Forward

Gilles Dennler 1
1 , IMRA, Sophia Antipolis, MA, France

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11:45 AM - ES14.16.02
Cu2ZnSnS4 Solar Cell with over 700 mV Open Circuit Voltage from High Sulfur Partial Pressure during the Annealing Process

Yi Ren 1 , Nils Ross 1 , Jes Larsen 1 , Katharina Rudisch 1 , Jonathan Scragg 1 , Charlotte Platzer-Bjorkman 1
1 Solid State Electronics, Uppsala University, Uppsala Sweden

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12:00 PM - ES14.16.03
Thermal Annealing Effect on Layer Morphology and Performance of Kesterite Solar Cells

Samira Khelifi 1 , Maria Batuk 2 , Leo Choubrac 3 , Joke Hadermann 2 , Nicolas Barreau 3 , Bart Vermang 4 , Guy Brammertz 5 , Marc Meuris 5 , Jeroen Beeckman 1 , Johan Lauwaert 1 , Kristiaan Neyts 1
1 ELIS, Gent University, Gent Belgium, 2 EMAT, University of Antwerp, Antwerp Belgium, 3 CNRS, Institut des matériaux Jean Rouxel, Université de Nantes, Nantes France, 4 , imec – Partner in Solliance, Leuven Belgium, 5 , imec - Division IMOMEC, Hasselt Belgium

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12:15 PM - ES14.16.04
High Voltage CZTS,Se Devices with High Efficiencies

Richard Haight 1 , Priscilla Antunez 1 , Douglas Bishop 1 , Yu Luo 1 , Suarabh Singh 1 , Teodor Todorov 1 , James Hannon 1
1 , IBM T.J. Watson Research Ctr, Yorktown Heights, New York, United States

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12:30 PM - ES14.16.05
Cu2ZnSnSe4 Solar Cell with 11.5% Efficiency Achieved by Sputtering from Quaternary Target

Rujun Sun 1 , Daming Zhuang 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing China

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12:45 PM - ES14.16.06
Cu2ZnSnS4 Thin Films from a Single Precursor Solution—Effect of Na and Sb Doping on Device Performance

David Fermin 1 , Devendra Tiwari 1 , Rainer Klenk 2
1 , University of Bristol, Bristol United Kingdom, 2 , HZB, Berlin Germany

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