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Spring 2010 Logo2010 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 5-9, 2010 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Anne C. Dillon, Robin W. Grimes, Paul C. McIntyre, Darrin J. Pochan

Symposium T : Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics from Nanoparticles

2010-04-06   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Markus Winterer University Duisburg-Essen
Wayne L. Gladfelter University of Minnesota
Daniel R. Gamelin University of Washington
Shunri Oda Tokyo Institute of Technology
T1: Gas Phase Synthesis
Session Chairs
Markus Winterer
Tuesday PM, April 06, 2010
Room 2024 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **T1.1
Synthesis and Surface Modification of Silicon Nanocrystals for Photovoltaics.

Mark Swihart 1 2 , Folarin Erogbogbo 1 2 , Chen-An Tien 2 , Sung Jin Kim 1 3 , Alexander Cartwright 1 3
1 Institute for Lasers, Photonics, and Biophotonics, The University at Buffalo (SUNY), Buffalo, New York, United States, 2 Chemical and Biological Engineering, The University at Buffalo (SUNY), Buffalo, New York, United States, 3 Electrical Engineering, The University at Buffalo (SUNY), Buffalo, New York, United States

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10:00 AM - T1.2
Silicon Quantum Dots Composites for Photovoltaic Applications.

Xavier Paquez 1 , Yann Leconte 1 , Olivier Sublemontier 1 , Philippe Thony 2 , Nathalie Herlin-Boime 1 , Cecile Reynaud 1
1 DSM/IRAMIS/SPAM, CEA, Gif sur Yvette France, 2 INES, CEA, Le Bourget du Lac France

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10:15 AM - T1.3
Gas Phase Synthesis of Highly Specific Silicon Nanoparticles on the Pilot Plant Scale for Optoelectronic Applications.

Tim Huelser 1 , Christoph Rier 2 , Sophie Schnurre 1 , Dieter Jaeger 2 4 , Christof Schulz 3 4 , Hartmut Wiggers 3 4
1 Nano-Energy & Nano Particle Synthesis, Institute of Energy and Environmental Technology (IUTA), 47229 Duisburg Germany, 2 Center for Semiconductor Technology and Optoelectronics (ZHO), University of Duisburg-Essen, 47057 Duisburg Germany, 4 Center for NanoIntegration Duisburg-Essen (CeNIDE), University of Duisburg-Essen, 47057 Duisburg Germany, 3 Institute for Combustion and Gas Dynamics (IVG), University of Duisburg-Essen, 47057 Duisburg Germany

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10:30 AM - T1.4
Synthesis and Electrical Characterization of n-doped Silicon Nanocrystal Films / Crystalline Silicon Junctions for Low-cost Solar Cells via Inertial Impaction.

David Rowe 1 , Zachary Holman 1 , Rebecca Anthony 1 , Ryan Gresback 1 , Uwe Kortshagen 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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10:45 AM - T1.5
Chemical Vapor Functionalization of ZnO Nanocrystals.

Moazzam Ali 1 , Marty Donakowski 2 , Markus Winterer 1
1 Nanoparticle Process Technology, University Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg 47057 Germany, 2 Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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11:00 AM - T1:Gas Phase Syn
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T2: Processing of ZnO and Related Materials
Session Chairs
Wayne Gladfelter
Tuesday PM, April 06, 2010
Room 2024 (Moscone West)

11:30 AM - **T2.1
High Performance Solution-processed Indium Zinc Oxide and Indium Gallium Zinc Oxide Thin Film Transistors.

Rebecca Peterson 1 , Kulbinder Banger 1 , Yoshi Yamashita 2 , Kiyotaka Mori 2 , Henning Sirringhaus 1
1 , University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 2 , Panasonic, Osaka Japan

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12:00 PM - T2.2
TCO Thin Films from Nanoparticles for Optoelectronic Devices.

Roland Schmechel 1 , Gabi Schierning 1 , Ralf Theissmann 1 , Simon Bubel 1 , Norman Mechau 2 , Anna Prodi-Schwab 3
1 Faculty of Engineering, University Duisburg-Essen and CeNIDE, Duisburg Germany, 2 Institute of Nanotechnology, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Eggenstein-Lepoldshafen Germany, 3 Creavis Technologies and Innovation, Evonik Degussa GmbH, Marl Germany

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12:15 PM - T2.3
Inkjet Printed, Electrochemically-gated Field-effect Transistors With ITO Nanoparticles as Active Layer.

Subho Dasgupta 1 , Norman Mechau 1 , Jooyoung Lee 1 , Robert Kruk 1 , Horst Hahn 1
1 Institute of Nanotechnology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Baden-Würtemberg, Germany

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12:30 PM - T2.4
An in-situ Dynamic ZnO Electrophoretic Deposition Technique.

Chunwei Wu 1 , Sandip Mitra 1 , Michael Zachariah 1
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, United States

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12:45 PM - T2.5
Ink-jet Printing of ZnO Nanoink.

Ahmed Khalil 1 , Moazzam Ali 1 , Markus Winterer 1
1 NPPT& CeNIDE, Duisburg-Essen University, Duisburg Germany

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T3: Optical Properties
Session Chairs
Shunri Oda
Tuesday PM, April 06, 2010
Room 2024 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **T3.1
Optical Properties of Impurity Doped Si Nanocrystals.

Minoru Fujii 1
1 Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Kobe University, Kobe Japan

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3:00 PM - T3.2
Silicon Nanoparticles for Photovoltaic and Optoelectronic Applications.

Axel Lorke 1 , Andreas Gondorf 1 , Matthias Offer 1 , Jens Theis 1 , Nadine van der Schoot 1 , Cedrik Meier 2 , Hartmut Wiggers 3
1 Physics Dept. and CeNIDE, University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg Germany, 2 Physics Department and CeOPP, University of Paderborn, Paderborn Germany, 3 Institute for Combustion and Gas Dynamics and CeNIDE, University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg Germany

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3:15 PM - T3.3
Temperature Dependent Properties of Gallium, Indium, and Tin Doped CdSe Quantum Dots.

Christopher Tuinenga 1 , Viktor Chikan 1
1 Chemistry, Kansas State University, Manhatan, Kansas, United States

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3:30 PM - T3.4
Effect of Air Exposure on Carrier Relaxation Dynamics in Colloidal Quantum Dots.

Milan Sykora 1 , Alexey Koposov 1 , John McGuire 1 , Roland Schulze 1 , Victor Klimov 1
1 , LANL, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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3:45 PM - T3.5
Biexciton Quantum Yield of Single Semiconductor Nanocrystals.

Jing Zhao 1 , Gautham Nair 1 , Tara Sarathi 1 , Moungi Bawendi 1
1 Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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4:00 PM - T3:Optical Prop.
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T4: Hybrid Photovoltaic Devices
Session Chairs
Daniel Gamelin
Tuesday PM, April 06, 2010
Room 2024 (Moscone West)

4:30 PM - **T4.1
Nanocrystal and Nanowire Hybrid Organic Semiconductor Photovoltaics.

Cherie Kagan 1
1 , University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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5:00 PM - T4.2
Novel 3D Composite Photoanode for Enhanced Efficiency in Photovoltaics.

Nicolas Tetreault 1 , Jeremie Brillet 1 , Geoffrey Ozin 2 , Michael Graetzel 1
1 SB ISIC LPI, EPFL - École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne Switzerland, 2 Chemistry Department, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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5:15 PM - T4.3
Inorganic Nanocrystal Three-dimensional TiO2/PbS Solar Cells.

Tong Ju 1 , Qiaoer Zhou 2 , Lily Yang 1 , Glenn Alers 2 , Alison Breeze 3 , Sue Carter 1
1 Physics, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States, 2 Electrical Engineering, Unversity of California,Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States, 3 , Solexant Inc, San Jose, California, United States

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5:30 PM - T4.4
Infrared Solar Cells Based on a Colloidal Quantum Dots/Organic Bilayer Structure.

Ni Zhao 1 , Tim Osedach 1 , Liang-Yi Chang 2 , Maddalena Binda 3 , Scott Geyer 2 , Darcy Wanger 2 , Moungi Bawendi 2 , Vladimir Bulovic 1
1 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Electronics and Information Technology, Politecnico of Milan, Milan Italy

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5:45 PM - T4.5
Germanium Nanocrystal Solar Cells.

Zachary Holman 1 , Uwe Kortshagen 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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T5: Poster Session: Synthesis and Processing
Session Chairs
Wayne Gladfelter
Markus Winterer
Tuesday PM, April 06, 2010
Exhibition Hall (Moscone West)

6:00 PM - T5.1
Nonlinear Optical Absorption and Scattering of Lead Chalcogenide Nanocrystals.

Daniel Asunskis 1 , Igor Bolotin 1 , Ali Jawaid 1 , Frank Pleticha 1 , Preston Snee 1 , Luke Hanley 1
1 Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States

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6:00 PM - T5.10
Effects of Gallium Doping on CdSe Quantum Dots.

Christopher Tuinenga 1 , Brett Vaughn 1 , Viktor Chikan 1
1 Chemistry, Kansas State University, Manhatan, Kansas, United States

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6:00 PM - T5.11
Self-organized Formation of Ge Nanocrystals Out of (GeOx-SiO2) Superlattice Structures.

Manuel Zschintzsch 1 , Nicole Jeutter 1 , Johannes von Borany 1 , Arndt Muecklich 1
1 Institute of Ion Beam Physics and Materials Research, Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Dresden, Sachsen, Germany

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6:00 PM - T5.12
ZnO Nanorods Functionalized With Supramolecular Porphyrin-Fullerene Complexes.

Syed Mujtaba Shah 1 , Aiko Kira 2 , Hiroshi Imahori 2 , Frederic Fages 1 , Joerg Ackermann 1
1 , Centre Interdisciplinaire de Nanoscience de Marseille, CINAM UPR-CNRS 3118 , Marseille France, 2 Department of Molecular Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Engineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto Japan

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6:00 PM - T5.13
Synthesis of Nano Porous CdS Thin Films for Hybrid Solar Cells.

Bharath Reddy 1 , Vignesh Gr 1 , Rajeev Jindal 1
1 R&D, Moserbaer Photovoltaic Ltd, Greater NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh, India

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6:00 PM - T5.14
Silver Doping of Semiconductor Nanocrystals.

Ayaskanta Sahu 1 , Moon Sung Kang 1 , Andrew Wills 2 , C. Daniel Frisbie 1 , David Norris 1
1 Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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6:00 PM - T5.15
Synthesis of Ultrabright Fluorescent Mesoporous Silica Particles.

Igor Sokolov 1 2 3 , Dmytro Volkov 1
1 Physics, Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York, United States, 2 Chemical and Biomolecular Science, Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York, United States, 3 Nanoengineering and Biotechnology Laboratories Center (NABLAB), Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York, United States

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6:00 PM - T5.16
High Luminance YAG:Ce Nanoparticles Fabricated by Soft-Chemical Route.

Yi-Wen Kao 1 , Kuo-Chuang Chiu 1
1 Materials Research Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Hsinchu Taiwan

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6:00 PM - T5.17
Fabrication and Characterization of Si Nanocrystals Embedded in SiC Matrix by Magnetron Sputtering for Third Generation Solar Cell Applications.

Arife Imer 1 , Ilker Yildiz 1 , Rasit Turan 1
1 Physics, Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey

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6:00 PM - T5.19
Laser Welding of Nanocrystalline Titania and Transparent Conducting Oxide Electrodes for High-efficiency Solar Cells.

Myeongkyu Lee 1 , Jinsoo Kim 1 , Jonghyun Kim 1
1 Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Yonsei University , Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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6:00 PM - T5.2
A Novel Way of Improving Light Harvesting in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells - Electrodeposition of Titania.

Shih-Yuan Lu 1 , Tsung-Yu Tsai 1
1 Chemical Engineering, National Tsing-Hua University, Hsinchu Taiwan

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6:00 PM - T5.20
Synthesis and Characterization of Zn2SiO4:Mn2+ Nanophosphors Prepared by Flame Spray Pyrolysis.

Jae Seok Lee 1 , Myoung Hwan Oh 1 , Aniruddh Khanna 1 , Purushottam Kumar 1 , Madhav Ranade 2 , Rajiv Singh 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 2 Particle Engineering Research Center, Univsrsity of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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6:00 PM - T5.21
Synthesis of Luminescent Rare-earth Ion Doped Core-shell Nanostructures for Energy Harvesting.

James Dorman 1 , John Hoang 1 , Yuanbing Mao 2 , Jane Chang 1
1 , University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, 2 , Washington State University, Spokane, Washington, United States

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6:00 PM - T5.22
Synthesis and Characterization of ZnMgO Nanoparticles and the Performance of P3HT/ZnMgO Nanoparticle Bulk Heterojunction Photovoltaics.

Summer Ferreira 1 , Robert Davis 1 , Yun-ju Lee 1 , Bell Nelson 1 , Provencio Paula 1 , Jianyu Huang 1 , Ping Lu 1 , Hsu Julia 1
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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6:00 PM - T5.23
ZnO Nanosphere Fabrication Using the Functionalized Polystyrene Nanoparticles for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells.

Mi-Hee Jung 1 , Ho-Gyeong Yun 1 , Hunkyun Pak 1 , Mangu Kang* 1
1 , Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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6:00 PM - T5.3
Narrowing Size Distribution of Nanoparticles by Pulsed Precursor Delivery in a Gas-phase.

Ruzica Djenadic 1 , Qing Cao 1 , Markus Winterer 1
1 Department of Engineering Sciences, and Center for NanoIntegration Duisburg-Essen, CeNIDE, University Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg Germany

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6:00 PM - T5.4
High-density CIGS Thin-films from Aerosol Deposition of Nanoparticle Precursors.

Jesse Williams 1 , Naoki Ohashi 1 , Jun Akedo 2 , Jae-Hyuk Park 2
1 , National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 2 , National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

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6:00 PM - T5.5
Microfluidic Synthesis and Functional Patterning for Advanced Nano-technology.

Kyung Choi 1
1 , University of California, Irvine, California, United States

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6:00 PM - T5.6
Synthesis and Characterization of PbSe and Pb1-xCoxSe Nanoparticles.

D. Srikala 1 , S. Patnaik 1
1 School of Physical Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, Delhi, India

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6:00 PM - T5.7
Photovoltaic Applications of C60/Silicon Nanocrystals Self-assembled Nanostructures Induced by Nanosecond Laser Fragmentation in Water.

Vladimir Svrcek 1 , Davide Marrioti 2 , Yosei Shibata 1 , Michio Kondo 1
1 Research Center for Photovoltaics, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan, 2 Nanotechnology and Integrated BioEngineering Centre , University of Ulster at Jordanstown, Ulster Ireland

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6:00 PM - T5.8
Low-temperature Wet Chemical Deposition of Ultra-thin ZnS/ZnO Bilayers on Plastic Substrates for Applications of Photovoltaic Devices.

Rong-Fuh Louh 1 , William Wu 1 , Jean Liu 1 , Irene Tsai 1
1 Materials Sci. & Engr., Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan, Taiwan

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6:00 PM - T5.9
Thermal Annealing of Layer-by-layer Deposited Nanopaticles Composites for Photovoltaic Applications.

Joe Briscoe 2 , Diego Gallardo 2 , Steve Dunn 1
2 Materials, Cranfield University, Cranfield, Beds, United Kingdom, 1 Materials, Queen Mary, University of London, London United Kingdom

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2010-04-07   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Markus Winterer University Duisburg-Essen
Wayne L. Gladfelter University of Minnesota
Daniel R. Gamelin University of Washington
Shunri Oda Tokyo Institute of Technology
T6: Assembly and Functionalization
Session Chairs
Wayne Gladfelter
Wednesday AM, April 07, 2010
Room 2024 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **T6.1
Nanowire-Quantum-Dot Solar Cells.

Kurtis Leschkies 1 , Moon-Sung Kang 1 , Alan Jacobs 1 , Timothy Beatty 1 , David Norris 1 , Eray Aydil 1
1 Chem. Eng. & Mat. Sci., Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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10:00 AM - T6.2
Self-assembled CdTe Nanoparticle Absorbers for ZnO Nanorod Solar Cells - The Influence of Annealing on Cell Performance.

Joe Briscoe 1 , Diego Gallardo 1 , Steve Dunn 1
1 Microsystems and Nanotechnology Centre, Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom

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10:15 AM - T6.3
``Brick and Mortar” Strategy for the Formation of Highly Crystalline Mesoporous Titania Films from Nanocrystalline Building Blocks for Photovoltaic Applications.

Johann Szeifert 1 , Dina Fattakhova-Rohlfing 1 , Johann Feckl 1 , Vit Kalousek 2 , Jiri Rathousky 2 , Daibin Kuang 3 , Sophie Wenger 3 , Shaik Zakeeruddin 3 , Michael Graetzel 3 , Thomas Bein 1
1 Department Chemistry and Biochemistry and Center for NanoScience (CeNS), University of Munich (LMU), Munich Germany, 2 J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague Czech Republic, 3 Laboratory of Photonics and Interfaces, Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne Switzerland

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10:30 AM - T6.4
Functionalized Luminescent Silicon Quantum Dots.

Vincent Groenewegen 1 , Carola Kryschi 1
1 Dept. Chemistry and Pharmacy, Physical Chemistry I, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen Germany

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10:45 AM - T6.5
Optical Properties of Silicon Quantum Dots: Influence of Etching, Surface Oxidation and Surface Functionalization.

Anoop Gupta 1 , Sebastian Kluge 1 , Christof Schulz 1 2 , Hartmut Wiggers 1 2
1 Institut für Verbrennung und Gasdynamik, University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg Germany, 2 Center for Nanointegration Duisburg-Essen (CeNIDE), University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg Germany

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11:00 AM - T6:Assem.amp;funct.
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T7: Printing and Related Deposition Methods
Session Chairs
Markus Winterer
Wednesday PM, April 07, 2010
Room 2024 (Moscone West)

11:30 AM - **T7.1
Printable Particle Systems.

Wolfgang Peukert 1
1 Particle Technology, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany

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12:00 PM - T7.2
Deposition of Optoelectronic Precursor Nanomaterials by Inkjet Printing.

Peter Angelo 1 , Ramin Farnood 1
1 Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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12:15 PM - T7.3
Fabrication of Low-cost CuInS2 Solar Cells by Air-stable Ink Rolling (AIR) Process.

Stephen Connor 1 , Benjamin Weil 1 , Yi Cui 1
1 , Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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12:30 PM - **T7.4
Development of Low Temperature Solution-processed Metal-oxide TFT Materials.

Ralf Anselmann 1 , Dieter Adam 1
1 Creavis, Evonik Industries, Marl Germany

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T8: Optoelectronic Properties
Session Chairs
Shunri Oda
Wednesday PM, April 07, 2010
Room 2024 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **T8.1
Point Defects, Surfaces, and Loss Mechanisms in Nitrides.

Chris Van de Walle 1
1 Materials Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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