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Spring 2011 Logo2011 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 25-29, 2011 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Ping Chen, Chang Beom-Eom, Samuel S. Mao, Ryan O'Hayre

Symposium A : Amorphous and Polycrystalline Thin-Film Silicon Science and Technology

2011-04-26   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Baojie Yan United Solar Ovonic LLC
Seiichiro Higashi Hiroshima University
Chuang-Chuang Tsai National Chiao Tung University
Qi Wang National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Helena Gleskova University of Strathclyde

Symposium Support

ITRI
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
ULVAC
United Solar Ovonic
A5: Poster Session: Solar Cells
Session Chairs
T. Matsui
Baojie Yan
Tuesday PM, April 26, 2011
Exhibition Hall (Moscone West)

1:00 AM -
A5.7 Transferred to A2.5

A1: Solar Cells: Efficiency Improvement
Session Chairs
Qi Wang
Tuesday AM, April 26, 2011
Room 2002 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - **A1.1
High Efficiency Amorphous and Microcrystalline Silicon Based Solar Cells.

Friedhelm Finger 1 , Tao Chen 1 , Andreas Lambertz 1 , Vladimir Smirnov 1
1 IEK5-Photovoltaik, Forschungszentrum Juelich, Juelich Germany

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9:30 AM - A1.2
Challenges in Optical Design of Thin-film Silicon Solar Cells to Achieve High Conversion Efficiencies above 20 %.

Janez Krc 1 , Marko Topic 1 , Miro Zeman 2
1 , University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Ljubljana Slovenia, 2 , Delft University of Technology - PVMD/DIMES, Delft Netherlands

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9:45 AM - A1.3
High Efficiency, Large Area, Nanocrystalline Silicon Based, Triple-junction Solar Cells.

Arindam Banerjee 1 , Tining Su 1 , Jinyan Zhang 1 , Dave Beglau 1 , Ginger Pietka 1 , Frank Liu 1 , Baojie Yan 1 , Jeff Yang 1 , Subhendu Guha 1
1 , United Solar Ovonic LLC, Troy, Michigan, United States

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10:00 AM - A1.4
Thin Film Silicon Solar Cells under Moderate Concentration.

L. Matthijs van Dam 1 , Wilfried G.J.H. van Sark 1 , Ruud E. Schropp 1
1 Faculty of Science, Utrecht University, Utrecht Netherlands

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10:15 AM - A1.5
Effect of Bandgap Profiling on the Performance of a-SiGe:H Single Junction Thin-film Solar Cells.

Hung-Jung Hsu 1 , Chien-Ming Wang 1 , Cheng-Hang Hsu 1 , Chuang-Chuang Tsai 1
1 Department of Photonics, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu Taiwan

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10:30 AM - **A1.6
High-efficiency Microcrystalline Silicon and Microcrystalline Silicon-germanium Alloy Solar Cells.

Takuya Matsui 1 , Michio Kondo 1
1 Research Center for Photovoltaics, AIST, Tsukuba Japan

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11:00 AM - *
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A2: Growth Mechanism
Session Chairs
Sehiga Higashi
Tuesday AM, April 26, 2011
Room 2002 (Moscone West)

11:30 AM - **A2.1
Control of Materials and Interfaces in µc-Si:H-based Solar Cells Grown at High Rate.

Yasushi Sobajima 1 2 , Chitose Sada 1 2 , Akihisa Matsuda 1 2 , Hiroaki Okamoto 1 2
1 Department of Systems Innovation, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Oskaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan, 2 Japan Science and Technology Agency, CREST, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan

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12:00 PM - A2.2
Real Time Spectroscopic Ellipsometry of Roll-to-roll Fabrication for Thin Film Si:H Solar Cells.

Lila Dahal 1 , Zhiquan Huang 1 , Dinesh Attygalle 1 , Michelle Sestak 1 , Carl Salupo 1 , Sylvain Marsillac 1 , Robert Collins 1
1 Physics and Astronomy, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, United States

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12:15 PM - A2.3
Monitoring of the Growth of Microcrystalline Silicon Deposited by Plasma-enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition Using In-situ Raman Spectroscopy.

Stefan Muthmann 1 , Florian Koehler 1 , Markus Huelsbeck 1 , Matthias Meier 1 , Andreas Mueck 1 , Ralf Schmitz 1 , Wolfgang Appenzeller 1 , Reinhard Carius 1 , Aad Gordijn 1
1 IEK-5 Photovoltaik, Forschungszentrum Juelich, Juelich Germany

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12:30 PM - A2.4
High Growth Rate Hot-wire CVD Epitaxial Silicon Absorber Layers for Film Crystal Silicon Solar Cells.

David Bobela 1 , Charles Teplin 1 , David Young 1 , Ina Martin 2 , Maxim Shub 1 , Howard Branz 1 , Paul Stradins 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 Physics, Case Western Reserve University , Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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12:45 PM - A2.5
Deposition of P Type Nanocrystalline Silicon under High Pressure in a VHF-PECVD Single Chamber System.

Xiaodan Zhang 1 , Guanghong Wang 1 , Xinxia Zheng 1 , Shengzhi Xu 1 , Changchun Wei 1 , Jian Sun 1 , Xinhua Geng 1 , Shaozhen Xiong 1 , Ying Zhao 1
1 , Institute of Photo-electronic Thin Film Devices and Technology of Nankai University, Tianjin China

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A3: Polycrystalline Films
Session Chairs
Jeffrey Yang
Tuesday PM, April 26, 2011
Room 2002 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **A3.1
Polycrystalline Silicon Solar Cells Based on a Seed Layer Approach @ Imec: The Road to 14% Efficient Cells.

Dries Van Gestel 1 , Ivan Gordon 1 , Jef Poortmans 1
1 , Imec, Leuven, 0, Belgium

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3:00 PM - A3.2
Solid Phase Crystallization of Amorphous Silicon: An in-situ XRD and Raman Studies.

Kashish Sharma 1 , Maria Adriana Creatore 1 , Mcm van de Sanden 1
1 , Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven Netherlands

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3:15 PM - A3.3
Phosphorus- and Boron- doped Thin Polycrystalline Si Layers on Glass Prepared by Metal-induced Layer Exchange.

Tobias Antesberger 1 , Mehdi Kashani 1 , Michael Algasinger 1 , Christian Jaeger 1 , Thomas Wassner 1 , Martin Stutzmann 1
1 Physics Department, Technische Universität München, Walter Schottky Institut, Garching, Bayern, Germany

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3:30 PM - A3.4
Flash-lamp-induced Lateral Solidification of Thin Si Films.

K. Omori 1 , G. Ganot 2 , U. Chung 2 , A. Chitu 2 , A. Limanov 2 , James Im 2
1 Technical Development Department, THE JAPAN STEEL WORKS, LTD., Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan, 2 Program in Materials Science and Engineering, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States

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3:45 PM - A3.5
Poly-Si Thin Film Formation Using a Novel Low Thermal Budget Process.

Minghao Zhu 1 , Chen-Han Lin 1 , Yue Kuo 1
1 Thin Film Nano & Microelectronics Research Lab, Texas A&M University, College Station , Texas, United States

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4:00 PM - *
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A5: Poster Session: Solar Cells
Session Chairs
T. Matsui
Baojie Yan
Tuesday PM, April 26, 2011
Exhibition Hall (Moscone West)

6:00 PM - A5.1
Voc Saturation Effect in High-temperature Hydrogenated Polycrystalline Silicon Thin-film Solar Cells.

Hidayat Hidayat 1 2 , Per Widenborg 2 , Armin Aberle 2 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore, 2 , Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore, Singapore Singapore

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6:00 PM - A5.2
Enhanced Light-trapping in Thin-film Silicon Solar Cells Via Scattering from Embedded Nanoparticles.

James Nagel 1 , Michael Scarpulla 1 2
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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6:00 PM - A5.3
Improvement of Single-junction a-Si:H Thin Film Solar Cells Toward 10% Efficiency.

Po-Hsiang Cheng 1 , Shin-Wei Liang 1 , Yi-Ping Lin 1 , Cheng-Hang Hsu 1 , Chuang-Chuang Tsai 1
1 , Department of Photonics & Institute of Electro-Optical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu Taiwan

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6:00 PM - A5.4
Temperature Dependent Charge Transport in Tandem a-Si:H/μc-Si:H Solar Cells.

Yvonne Rodriguez 1 , Joshua Ford 1 , Matt Felton 2 , Glenn Alers 1 2 , Sue Carter 1
1 Physics Department, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States, 2 , APV Research, Sunnyvale, California, United States

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6:00 PM - A5.5
Temperature-dependent External Quantum Efficiency and Photovoltaic Performance of Si-based Solar Cells.

Carolyn Swanborg 1 , Cary Allen 1 , Barrett Potter 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States

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6:00 PM - A5.6
Semiconducting Polymer and Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells.

Abdul Middya 1 , Eric Schiff 1
1 Department of Physics, Syracuse University, Syracuse, California, United States

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6:00 PM - A5.8
Impact of a Finite Shunt Resistance on the Dark Spectral Response of an a-Si/µc-Si Thin-film Multi-junction Photovoltaic Device.

Mauro Pravettoni 1 2 , Alessandro Virtuani 1
1 Institute of Applied Sustainability to the Built Environment, University of Applied Science of Southern Switzerland, Canobbio Switzerland, 2 Blackett Laboratory, Imperial College, London United Kingdom

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6:00 PM - A5.9
Random Texturing of Phosphorus-diffused Layers for Crystalline Si Solar Cells by Plasmaless Dry Etching with Chlorine Trifluoride Gas.

Yoji Saito 1 2 , Hayato Kohata 2
1 Electrical and Mechanical Eng., Seikei University, Musashino, Tokyo, Japan, 2 Electrical Eng. and Electron., Seikei University, Musashino, Tokyo, Japan

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2011-04-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Baojie Yan United Solar Ovonic LLC
Seiichiro Higashi Hiroshima University
Chuang-Chuang Tsai National Chiao Tung University
Qi Wang National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Helena Gleskova University of Strathclyde

Symposium Support

ITRI
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
ULVAC
United Solar Ovonic
A9: Thin Film Transistors
Session Chairs
James Kakalios
Arokia Nathan
Wednesday AM, April 27, 2011
Room 2002 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - **A9.1
Bias and Light-induced Electrical Instability in nc-Si Thin Film Transistors.

A. Nathan 1
1 , University College of London, London United Kingdom

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9:30 AM - A9.2
A Micromechanical Strain Effect of Current-tunable Polycrystalline Silicon Thin-film Transistors Embedded in a Free Standing Microcantilever.

Shu Kuan 1 , Ping-Yen Lin 1 , Yung-Jen Cheng 1 , Long-Sun Huang 1
1 Institute of Applied Mechanics, National Tainwan University, Taipei Taiwan

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9:45 AM - A9.3
Effect of AC Bias Stress In Short-channel (L=1.5µm) P-type Polycrystalline Silicon (poly-Si) Thin Film Transistors (TFTs) on the Glass Substrate.

Sung-Hwan Choi 1 , Yeon-Gon Mo 2 , Min-Koo Han 1
1 School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 , Corporate R&D Center, Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd., Yongin Korea (the Republic of)

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10:00 AM - A9.4
Single Grain Silicon TFTs and Schottky Diodes with TiSi2 Salicide Formed by Pulsed Laser Annealing.

Jaber Derakhshandeh 1 , Ryoichi Ishihara 1 , Mohammad Reza TajariMofrad 1 , Kees Beenakker 1
1 , EWI, TU Delft, Delft Netherlands

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10:15 AM - A9.5
Laser Annealing of Silicon Nanocrystals Thin-films Prepared by VHF Plasma Deposition System.

Yoshifumi N