2019 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

Symposium ES20 : Thin-Film Chalcogenide Semiconductor Photovoltaics

2019-04-23   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Shubhra Bansal, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Nicolas Barreau, Universite de Nantes
Alex Redinger, University of Luxembourg
Mike Scarpulla, The University of Utah

Symposium Support

AVANCIS GmbH
Codex International
First Solar, Inc.
University of Luxembourg/Fonds national de la recherche (Luxembourg)
ES20.01: Device Modelling
Session Chairs
Stephan Lany
Pawel Zabierowski
Tuesday AM, April 23, 2019
PCC North, 100 Level, Room 132 B

10:30 AM - *ES20.01.01
Development of an Integrated ACIGS Solar Cell Device Model at MiaSolé Hi-Tech

Jeff Bailey1,Geordie Zapalac1,Dmytro Poplavskyy1,Rouin Farshchi1

MiaSole Hi-Tech1

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11:00 AM - ES20.01.02
Diagnosing Recombination and Resistive Losses in Thin-Film Chalcogenide Solar Cells Using a Silicon-Inspired Characterization Platform

Arthur Onno1,Amit Munshi2,Adam Danielson2,Carey Reich2,William Weigand1,Salman Manzoor1,Jason Yu1,Walajabad Sampath2,Darius Kuciauskas3,Zachary Holman1

Arizona State University1,Colorado State University2,National Renewable Energy Laboratory3

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11:15 AM - ES20.01.03
Spatial Inhomogeneities of Carrier Transport Properties in Polycrystalline Thin-Film Solar Cells

Mario Ochoa1,Romain Carron1,Enrico Avancini1,Thomas Feurer1,Ramis Hertwig1,Shih-Chi Yang1,Shiro Nishiwaki1,Stephan Buecheler1,Ayodhya Tiwari1

Empa–Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology1

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11:30 AM - *ES20.01.04
A Unified 1D/2D Solver for Modeling Carrier and Defect Transport in CdTe Solar Cells

Abdul Shaik1,Daniel Brinkman2,Christian Ringhofer1,Igor Sankin3,Dragica Vasileska1

Arizona State University1,San Jose State University2,First Solar3

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ES20.02: Material Preparation
Session Chairs
Jeff Bailey
Charles Hages
Manuel Ramos
Edgardo Saucedo
Tuesday PM, April 23, 2019
PCC North, 100 Level, Room 132 B

1:30 PM - **ES20.02.01
Developing Next-Generation Chalcogenide Semiconductors for Photovoltaics

Charles Hages1

University of Florida1

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2:00 PM - ES20.02.02
The Challenges to Develop Sb2Se3/CdS Based Solar Cells in Substrate Configuration

Edgardo Saucedo1,Pedro Vidal-Fuentes1,Yudania Sánchez1,Marcel Placidi1,Victor Izquierdo-Roca1,Alejandro Pérez-Rodríguez1,2

IREC1,Universitat de Barcelona2

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2:15 PM - ES20.02.03
Antimony Chalcogenide with Tunable Quasi-One-Dimensional Ribbons Thin-Film Solar Cells Grown by Close-Space Sublimation

Feng Yan1,Liping Guo1,Baiyu Zhang2,Lin Li1,Xiaofeng Qian2

The University of Alabama1,Texas A&M University2

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2:30 PM - *ES20.02.04
Recent Advances in Si/CIGS Tandem Cells

Daniel Lincot1

CNRS-IPVF1

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3:00 PM -
Break


3:30 PM - *ES20.02.05
Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Thin-Film Solar Cells—Are New Device Concepts Required for Further Efficiency Leap?

Romain Carron1,Stephan Buecheler1,Enrico Avancini1,Thomas Feurer1,Johannes Loeckinger1,Thomas Weiss1,2,Mario Ochoa1,Ramis Hertwig1,Shih-Chi Yang1,Shiro Nishiwaki1,Giovanna Sozzi3,Roberto Menozzi3,Ayodhya Tiwari1

Empa Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology1,University of Luxembourg2,University of Parma3

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4:00 PM - ES20.02.06
12.2% CIS and 13.6% CIGS Solar Cells Fabricated from Copper-Rich DMF Molecular Precursor Solutions

Hao Xin1,Jingjing Jiang1,Shaotang Yu1,Sanping Wu1,Weibo Yan1

Nanjing University of Posts & Telecommunications1

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4:15 PM - ES20.02.07
Wet-Chemical Treatment of Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) Photovoltaics for Enhanced Open-Circuit Voltage (VOC) and Fill Factor (FF)

Ebin Bastola1,Randy Ellingson1

University of Toledo1

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4:30 PM - *ES20.02.08
Status and Challenges of CdTe Photovoltaics

Wyatt Metzger1

National Renewable Energy Laboratory1

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ES20.03: Poster Session I: Material Growth
Session Chairs
Nicolas Barreau
Alex Redinger
Tuesday PM, April 23, 2019
PCC North, 300 Level, Exhibit Hall C-E

5:00 PM - ES20.03.01
Revealing the Optimal Conditions for the Synthesis of High Efficiency Cu2ZnSnGe4 Wide Band Gap Absorber

Edgardo Saucedo4,Nada Benhaddou1,2,Moleko Samuel Mkehlane3,Zakaria Laghfour1,2,Yudania Sánchez4,Ignacio Becerril4,Maxim Guc4,Safae Aazou2,Victor Izquierdo-Roca4,Emmanuel Iwoha3,Zouheir Sekkat1,2

Mohammed V University in Rabat1,Moroccan Foundation for Advanced Science & Innovation & Research, MAScIR, OCP Foundation,2,University of Western Cape3,IREC4

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5:00 PM - ES20.03.02
Tin Antimony Sulfide Thin Films by In Situ Chemical Solution Deposition for Their Application as Absorber in Solar Cells

Luis Rodríguez-Guadarrama1,Ivonne Alonso-Lemus2,José Campos3,Jose Escorcia-García4

Cinvestav Unidad Saltillo1,CONACYT, Cinvestav Unidad Saltillo2,Instituto de Energías Renovables-UNAM3,CINVESTAV-IPN4

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5:00 PM - ES20.03.03
Beyond 13% Efficient Cu2ZnSn(S,Se)4 Solar Cells from DMSO Molecular Precursor Solution

Yuancai Gong1,Yifan Zhang1,Weibo Yan1,Hao Xin1

Nanjing University of Posts & Telecommunications1

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5:00 PM - ES20.03.04
Zn2SbN3—A Novel Ternary Nitride for Optoelectronic Applications

Allison Mis1,2,John Perkins2,Stephan Lany2,Andriy Zakutayev2,Geoff Brennecka1,Adele Tamboli2,Elisabetta Arca2

Colorado School of Mines1,National Renewable Energy Laboratory2

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5:00 PM - ES20.03.05
CZTS Solar Cells Absorbers Produced by Sputtering or Pulsed Laser Deposition

Jorgen Schou1,Mungunshagai Gansukh1,Filipe Martinho1,Simon Lopez-Marino1,Moises Espíndola-Rodríguez1,Alireza Hajijafarassar1,Eugen Stamate1,Sara Engberg1,Andrea Crovetto1,Stela Canulescu1,Ole Hansen1

TU Denmark1

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5:00 PM - ES20.03.06
Engineering Ga Profile in Low Temperature-Processed Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Thin Film by Using a Thin Ag Precursor Layer

Hyeonggeun Yu1,Gayeon Kim1,Jeung-hyun Jeong1,Jong-keuk Park1,Wonmok Kim1,Donghwan Kim2

Korea Institute of Science and Technology1,Korea University2

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5:00 PM - ES20.03.08
Solution-Processed Earth-Abundant Cu2BaSn(S, Se)4 Solar Absorber Using a Non-Toxic Solvent

Betul Teymur1,Yihao Zhou1,Edgard Ngaboyamahina1,Jeffrey T. Glass1,David Mitzi1

Duke University1

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5:00 PM - ES20.03.09
Chemical, Structural and Photovoltaic Properties of Cd Chalcogenide Thin Films Grown by Chemical Bath Deposition on GaAs(100)

Ofir Friedman1,Omri Moschovitz1,Yuval Golan1

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev1

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5:00 PM - ES20.03.10
Semi -Transparent P-Type Barium Copper Sulfide as an Interface Layer for Cadmium Telluride Solar Cells

Kamala Khanal Subedi1,Ebin Bastola1,Indra Subedi1,Nikolas Podraza1,Randy Ellingson1

The University of Toledo1

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5:00 PM - ES20.03.11
Deposition of Cd1-xZnxSeyTe1-y by Closed-Space Co-Sublimation for Wide-Bandgap Top Absorbers in Tandem Photovoltaic Devices

Carey Reich1,Arthur Onno2,Joe Carpenter2,Tushar Shimpi1,Amit Munshi1,Anna Kindvall1,Andrew Ferguson3,Wyatt Metzger3,Walajabad Sampath1,Zachary Holman2

Colorado State University1,Arizona State University2,National Renewable Energy Laboratory3

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5:00 PM - ES20.03.12
Efficiency Improvement of Cu2ZnSnS4 Solar Cell by Optimizing the Interface Chemistry

Kaiwen Sun1,Chang Yan1,Jialiang Huang1,Xiaojing Hao1

University of New South Wales1

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