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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 D : Compound Semiconductors for Energy Applications and Environmental Sustainability

2011-04-26   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

F. (Shadi) Shahedipour-Sandvik State University of New York-Albany
Kenneth Jones Army Research Lab – SEDD
L.Douglas Bell Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Blake Simpkins Naval Research Laboratory
Daniel Schaadt Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Miguel Contreras National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Symposium Support

General Electric - Global Research
JLN Solar
D5: Poster Session: Alternative III-V Materials
Session Chairs
Tuesday PM, April 26, 2011
Exhibition Hall (Moscone West)

1:00 AM -
D5.1 Transferrerd to D1.4

1:00 AM -
D5.3 Transferred to D13.2

D8: Poster Session: Nano-Materials and Devices
Session Chairs
Tuesday PM, April 26, 2011
Exhibition Hall (Moscone West)

1:00 AM -
D8.3 Transferred to D3.3

D1: Nitrides: Strain and Defects
Session Chairs
James Grandusky
Tuesday AM, April 26, 2011
Room 2003 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **D1.1
Contacts to Group III Nitride Semiconductors.

Suzanne Mohney 1
1 , Penn State, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:00 AM - D1.2
Strain Relaxation in Semipolar Nitride Materials for Optoelectronic Device Applications.

Ingrid Koslow 1 , Erin Young 1 , Matthew Hardy 1 , Michael Cantore 1 , Stuart Brinkley 2 , Shuji Nakamura 1 2 , Jim Speck 1 , Steven DenBaars 1 2
1 Materials Department, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 2 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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10:15 AM - D1.3
Indium Rich III-Nitrides on Germanium by Molecular Beam Epitaxy.

Ruben Lieten 1 2 , Wei-Jhih Tseng 2 , Maarten Leys 2 , Jean-Pierre Locquet 1 , Johan Dekoster 2
1 Physics and Astronomy, K.U. Leuven, Heverlee Belgium, 2 , IMEC, Heverlee Belgium

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10:30 AM - D1.4
Crack-free III-nitride Structures (> 3.5 µm) on Silicon.

Mihir Tungare 1 , Jeffrey Leathersich 1 , Neeraj Tripathi 1 , Puneet Suvarna 1 , Yudhishthir Kandel 1 , Fatemeh (Shadi) Shahedipour-Sandvik 1
1 College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, University at Albany, SUNY, Albany, New York, United States

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10:45 AM - D1.5
Unraveling the Role of Defects in InGaN Luminescence with High Ppressure Spectroscopy.

Marius Millot 1 , Kin Man Yu 2 , Lothar Reichertz 3 , Iulian Gherasoiu 3 , Todd Williamson 4 , Joshua Williams 4 , Mark Hoffbauer 4 , Wladek Walukiewicz 2 , Raymond Jeanloz 1
1 Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 , RoseStreet Labs Energy, Phoenix, Arizona, United States, 4 Chemistry Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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11:00 AM -
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D2: Modeling Defects
Session Chairs
Kenneth Jones
Tuesday AM, April 26, 2011
Room 2003 (Moscone West)

11:30 AM - **D2.1
Exploiting Nanostructure-based Scattering Effects in High-efficiency Photovoltaic Devices.

Edward Yu 1 , Claiborne McPheeters 1 , Daniel Derkacs 1 , Swee Lim 1
1 Microelectronics Research Center, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States

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12:00 PM - D2.2
Defects and Doping in Nitrides: Effects on Electrical and Optical Properties.

Anderson Janotti 1 , John Lyons 1 , Qimin Yan 1 , Luke Gordon 1 , Chris Van de Walle 1
1 , UCSB, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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12:15 PM - D2.3
Shallow or Deep Character of Acceptor Impurities in Nitride Semiconductors.

John Lyons 1 , Anderson Janotti 1 , Chris Van de Walle 1
1 , UCSB, Goleta, California, United States

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12:30 PM - D2.4
Role of Nitrogen Vacancies and Related Complexes in Compensation and Luminescence of Mg-doped GaN.

Qimin Yan 1 , Anderson Janotti 1 , Matthias Scheffler 1 2 , Chris Van de Walle 1
1 Materials Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 2 , Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin Germany

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12:45 PM - D2.5
The Role of Copper Interstitials in CIGS: New Insights from First-principles Calculations.

Johan Pohl 1 , Karsten Albe 1
1 Institute for Materials Science, TU Darmstadt, Darmstadt Germany

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D3: Nano and Colloidal Materials
Session Chairs
Edward Yu
Tuesday PM, April 26, 2011
Room 2003 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **D3.1
Theory of Bandstructure and Defect Properties in Compound Semiconductors for Energy Applications.

Stephan Lany 1 , K. Biswas 1 , J. Vidal 1 , A. Zunger 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States

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3:00 PM - D3.2
Top-down Approach in Preparing Nanostructured Template for III-V Solar Cell.

Yijie Huo 1 , Anjia Gu 1 , Dong Liang 1 , Erik Garnett 2 , Evan Pickett 1 , Jia Zhu 2 , Ching-Mei Hsu 2 , Shu Hu 2 , Shuang Li 1 , Paul McIntyre 2 , Yi Cui 2 , James Harris 1
1 Solid State and Photonics Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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3:15 PM - D3.3
Controlled Synthesis, Characterization and Growth Mechanism of CuInS2 Nanoparticles for Organic-inorganic Hybrid Solar Cells.

Marta Kruszynska 1 , Holger Borchert 1 , Juergen Parisi 1 , Joanna Kolny-Olesiak 1
1 Department of Physics, University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg Germany

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3:30 PM - D3.4
Axially Anisotropic CdSxSe1-x Nanorods: Fabrication and Controlled Metal Photo-deposition.

Javier Vela 1 2 , Purnima Ruberu 1 2
1 Chemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States, 2 , US DOE Ames Laboratory, Ames, Iowa, United States

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3:45 PM - D3.5
Broadening the Scope of Applications for Colloidal GaAs Nanocrystals.

Jannika Lauth 1 , Tim Strupeit 1 , Andreas Kornowski 1 , Horst Weller 1
1 Institute for Physical Chemistry, University of Hamburg, Hamburg Germany

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4:00 PM -
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D5: Poster Session: Alternative III-V Materials
Session Chairs
Tuesday PM, April 26, 2011
Exhibition Hall (Moscone West)

6:00 PM - D5.2
Modeling and Simulation of Hydrogen Diffusion and Impurity Passivation in n- and p-doped III-V Semiconductor Photonic Materials.

Joshua Levinson 1 , Kenneth Glogovsky 2 , Prajesh Adhikari 1
1 Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 , Cyoptics, Inc., Breinigsville, Pennsylvania, United States

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D8: Poster Session: Nano-Materials and Devices
Session Chairs
Tuesday PM, April 26, 2011
Exhibition Hall (Moscone West)

6:00 PM - D8.1
Nanoheteroepitaxy of III-nitride Nanopyramid LEDs by OMVPE.

Isaac Wildeson 1 3 , David Ewoldt 2 3 , Robert Colby 2 3 , Zhiwen Liang 2 3 , Eric Stach 4 2 3 , Timothy Sands 1 2 3 , R. Edwin Garcia 2 3
1 School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, 3 Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, 2 School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, 4 , Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton , New York, United States

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6:00 PM - D8.2
Comparison of Aluminum Nitride Nanowire Growth with and without Catalysts via Chemical Vapor Deposition.

Kasif Teker 1 , Joseph Oxenham 1
1 Physics and Engineering, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, Maryland, United States

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6:00 PM - D8.4
Synthesis and Characterization of Copper Iron Disulfide Nanoparticles.

Jay Yamanaga 1 , Xin Ai 2 , Teya Topuria 2 , Philip Rice 2 , John Bass 2 , Ho-Cheol Kim 2 , Campbell Scott 2 , Robert Miller 2 , Qing Song 2 , Gregory Young 1
1 Chemical and Materials Engineering, San Jose State University, San Jose, California, United States, 2 , IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California, United States

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2011-04-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

F. (Shadi) Shahedipour-Sandvik State University of New York-Albany
Kenneth Jones Army Research Lab – SEDD
L.Douglas Bell Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Blake Simpkins Naval Research Laboratory
Daniel Schaadt Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Miguel Contreras National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Symposium Support

General Electric - Global Research
JLN Solar
D13: Solar Cells I: Arsenide/Antimonide Materials and Devices
Session Chairs
Wednesday PM, April 27, 2011
Room 2003 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **D13.1
Metamorphic III-V Multi-junction Solar Cells.

Tobias Roesener 1 , Wolfgang Guter 1 , Vera Klinger 1 , Jan Schoene 1 , Simon Philipps 1 , Rene Kellenbenz 1 , Marc Steiner 1 , Eduard Oliva 1 , Alexander Wekkeli 1 , Elke Welser 1 , Andreas Bett 1 , Frank Dimroth 1
1 , Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), Freiburg Germany

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3:00 PM - D13.2
Molecular Beam Growth of Amorphous and Crystalline GaNAs and GaNBi Alloys for Solar Energy Conversion.

Sergei Novikov 1 , C. Foxon 1 , K. Yu 2 , A. Levander 2 3 , R. Broesler 2 , M. Hawkridge 2 , Z. Liliental-Weber 2 , O. Dubon 2 3 , J. Wu 2 3 , J. Denlinger 4 , I. Demchenko 4 , F. Luckert 5 , P. Edwards 5 , R. Martin 5 , W. Walukiewicz 2
1 School of Physics & Astronomy , University of Nottingham, Nottingham United Kingdom, 2 Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States, 4 Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 5 Department of Physics, Strathclyde University, Glasgow United Kingdom

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3:15 PM - D13.3
Flexible III-V Photovoltaic Films on Metal Substrates and Studies of Defect Mitigation Strategies.

Venkat Selvamanickam 1 , Senthil Sambandam 2 , Aarthi Sundaram 1 , Akhil Mehrotra 1 , Alex Freundlich 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, United States, 2 , SuperPower, Schenectady, New York, United States

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3:30 PM - D13.4
Misfit Dislocation and Strain Relaxation at GaSb/GaAs Interface Versus Substrate Surface Treatment.

Yi Wang 1 , Pierre Ruterana 1 , Ludovic Desplanque 2 , Xavier Wallart 2
1 CIMAP, UMR 6252 CNRS-ENSICAEN-CEA-UCBN, Caen France, 2 IEMN, UMR 8520 CNRS, 59652 Villeneuve d’Ascq France

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3:45 PM - D13.5
Investigation of Defects Influencing Performance of Type-II Superlattice Based Infrared Detectors.

Serguei Maximenko 1 , Nabil Bassim 2 , Edward Aifer 2 , Eric Jackson 2 , Jill Nolde 2 , Chaffra Affouda 2 , Chadwick Canedy 2 , Igor Vurgaftman 2 , Jerry Meyer 2
1 , Global Defense Technology& Systems, Inc., Crofton, Maryland, United States, 2 , Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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4:00 PM -
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D14: Solar Cells II: CdTe/CdS
Session Chairs
Stephan Lany
Wednesday PM, April 27, 2011
Room 2003 (Moscone West)

4:30 PM - **D14.1
PV Technology and its Role in the Growing Solar Market.

Danielle Merfeld 1 , Todd Tolliver 1
1 , GE Global Research Center, Schenectady , New York, United States

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5:00 PM - D14.2
Influence of Surface Preparation on Scanning Kelvin Probe Microscopy and Electron Backscattering Diffraction Analysis of Cross Sections of CdTe/CdS Solar Cells.

Helio Moutinho 1 , Ramesh Dhere 1 , Chun-Sheng Jiang 1 , Mowafak Al-Jassim 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States

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5:15 PM - D14.3
CdSxTe1-x Alloying in CdS/CdTe Solar Cells and Its Effects on Device Characteristics.

Joel Duenow 1 , Ramesh Dhere 1 , Joel Pankow 1 , Darius Kuciauskas 1 , Timothy Gessert 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States

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5:30 PM - D14.4
Deposition of II-VI Buffer Layers for Applications to Thin Film Photovoltaics.

Jonathan Bakke 1 , Stacey Bent 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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5:45 PM - D14.5
Influence of Annealing in H2 Atmosphere on the Electrical Properties of Thin Film CdS.

Jaan Hiie 1 , Natalia Maticiuc 1 2 , Aleksei Gavrilov 1
1 Department of Materials Science, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn Estonia, 2 Department of Applied Physics and Informatics, Moldova State University, Chisinau Moldova (the Republic of)

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2011-04-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

F. (Shadi) Shahedipour-Sandvik State University of New York-Albany
Kenneth Jones Army Research Lab – SEDD
L.Douglas Bell Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Blake Simpkins Naval Research Laboratory
Daniel Schaadt Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Miguel Contreras National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Symposium Support

General Electric - Global Research
JLN Solar
D19: Solar Cells V: CIS
Session Chairs
Ingrid Repins
Thursday PM, April 28, 2011
Room 2003 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM -
OPEN DISCUSSION

3:30 PM - D19.2
Copper Indium Diselenide Thin Films Using a Hybrid Method of Chemical Bath Deposition and Thermal Evaporation.

Raul Ornelas 1 , S. Shaji 1 2 , D. Avellaneda 1 2 , A. Castillo 1 , T. Kanti Das Roy 1 , B. Krishnan 1 2
1 Facultad de Ingenieria Mecanica y Electrica, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, San Nicolas de los Garza, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, 2 CIIDIT, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Apodaca, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

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3:45 PM - D19.3
Fabrication of Porous Semiconductor (CuInS2) Composite and Their Photocatalytic Application.

Hiesang Sohn 1 , Daocheng Pan 1 , Yunfeng Lu 1
1 Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States

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4:00 PM -
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