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Fall 2008 Logo2008 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

December 1-5, 2008 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 S. Ashok, Shenda M. Baker, Michael R. Fitzsimmons, Young-Chang Joo

Symposium P : Photovoltaic Materials and Manufacturing Issues

2008-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Bhushan Sopori National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Jeff Yang United Solar Ovonic LLC
Thomas Surek Motech Americas
Bernhard Dimmler Wurth Solar GmbH & Co. KG
P1: Si-based Materials, Solar Cells, Manufacturing
Session Chairs
Bhushan Sopori
Tuesday PM, December 02, 2008
Independence E (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **P1.1
Challenges in Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaics Research.

David Carlson 1
1 , BP Solar, Frederick, Maryland, United States

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10:00 AM - **P1.2
Advances in Thin-film Silicon Photovoltaics.

Subhendu Guha 1
1 , United Solar Ovonic LLC, Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States

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10:30 AM - **P1.3
Future Developments in High Efficiency Silicon Solar Cells.

Richard Swanson 1
1 , Sun Power Corporation, San Jose, California, United States

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11:00 AM - P1
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11:30 AM - **P1.4
Structural, Microelectrical and Microluminescent Characterization of Crystallized Si Films.

Mowafak Al-Jassim 1 , Manuel Romero 1 , Fude Liu 1 , Yanfa Yan 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden , Colorado, United States

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12:00 PM - P1.5
Atomic Force Microscopy-based Microelectrical Characterizations of Si-based Solar Cell Materials and Devices.

Chunsheng Jiang 1 , Helio Moutinho 1 , Baojie Yan 2 , Charlse Teplin 1 , Mowafak Al-Jassim 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 , United Solar Ovonic LLC, Troy, Michigan, United States

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12:15 PM - P1.6
SIMS Study of UMG-Si and Effect of Impurities on mc-Si Solar Cell Performance.

Larry Wang 1 , Richard Hockett 1
1 , Evans Analytical Group, Sunnyvale, California, United States

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12:30 PM - P1.7
Mixed-Phase Solidification of Si films for Photovoltaics.

Monica Deep 1 , P. van der Wilt 1 , U. Chung 1 , A. Chitu 1 , A. Limanov 1 , James Im 1
1 Program in Material Science and Engineering, Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States

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12:45 PM - P1.8
Measurement of Boron and Phosphorus Concentrations in Solar Grade Silicon Feedstock Source by High Resolution Glow-discharge Mass Spectrometry.

Karol Putyera 1 , Richard Hockett 2 , Larry Wang 2
1 , EAG-NY Shiva Technologies, Syracuse, New York, United States, 2 EAG-CA, EAG California, Sunnyvale, California, United States

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P2: Optical Effect, Light Trapping, Crystallization
Session Chairs
Subhendu Guha
Tom Surek
Tuesday PM, December 02, 2008
Independence E (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - P2.1
Realization of Significant Efficiency Enhancement in Thin Film Silicon Solar Cells with Textured Photonic Crystal Backside Reflector.

Lirong Zeng 1 , Peter Bermel 2 , Yasha Yi 1 , Bernard Alamariu 3 , Kurt Broderick 3 , Jifeng Liu 1 , Ching-yin Hong 1 , Xiaoman Duan 1 , John Joannopoulos 2 , Lionel Kimerling 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Microsystems Technology Laboratories, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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2:45 PM - P2.2
Characterization of SixNy AR Coatings on Textured Si Photovoltaic Cells.

Mario Saenger 1 , Martin Schaedel 3 , James Hilfiker 2 , Jianing Sun 2 , Mathias Schubert 1 , John Woollam 1 2
1 Electrical Engineering, and Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, 3 , Q-Cells A.G. , Thalheim, Saxony, Germany, 2 , J. A. Woollam Co., Inc., Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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3:00 PM - P2.3
An Analysis of Light Trapping Configurations for Thin Film Solar Cells based on Shaped Substrates.

Seung-Bum Rim 1 , Peter Peumans 1
1 Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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3:15 PM - P2.4
Large-Area Convective Assembly for Solution Processed Omni-Directional Antireflection Coatings.

Yuehui Wang 1 2 , Li Chen 1 , Hongjun Yang 1 , Qing Guo 3 , Weidong Zhou 1 , Meng Tao 1 3
1 Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry and Biology, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Zhongshan Institute, Zhongshan, Guangzhou, China, 3 , ZT Solar, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, United States

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3:30 PM - P2.5
Computer Simulation of Edge Effects in a Small-Area Mesa N-P Junction Diode.

Jesse Appel 1 2 , Bhushan Sopori 1 , Nuggehalli Ravindra 2
1 National Center for Photovoltaics, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 Physics Department, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey, United States

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3:45 PM - P2.6
Arrays of Monocrystalline Silicon Solar Micro-cells for Modules with Ultra-thin, Mechanically Flexible, Semi-transparent and Micro-optic Concentrator Designs.

Jongseung Yoon 1 2 3 , Alfred Baca 3 5 , Sang-Il Park 1 2 3 , Paulius Elvikis 4 , Joseph Gedds 1 , Lanfang Li 2 5 , Rak Hwan Kim 1 2 3 , Jianliang Xiao 6 , Shuodao Wang 6 , Tae-Ho Kim 1 2 3 , Motala Michael 3 5 , Ralph Nuzzo 2 3 5 , Placid Ferreira 4 , Yonggang Huang 6 7 , Angus Rockett 2 , John Rogers 1 2 3
1 Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 3 Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 5 Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 4 Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 6 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 7 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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4:00 PM - P2
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4:30 PM - P2.7
Thermal Crystallization of a-Si:H from Laser Generated Nucleation Sites.

Matthew Dabney 1 , A. Mahan 1 , Philip Parilla 1 , David Ginley 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States

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4:45 PM - P2.8
Effects of Deposition Parameters on the Structure and Photovoltaic Performance of Si Thin Films by Metal-Induced Growth.

Peter Mersich 1 , Shubhranshu Verma 1 , Wayne Anderson 1 , Rossman Giese 2
1 Department of Electrical Engineering, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, United States, 2 Department of Geology, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, United States

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5:00 PM - P2.9
Nanoparticle Induced Crystallization of a-Si for Photovoltaic Devices.

Tae Kon Kim 1 , Prushotam Kumar 1 , Kerry Siebein 2 , Rajiv Singh 1
1 Materials science and engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 2 2Major Analytic Instrument Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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5:15 PM - P2.10
Optimal Crystallization Conditions of Titania Nanotubes Powders Synthesized by Anodization.

Eugen Panaitescu 1 , Suketu Patel 1 , Latika Menon 1
1 Physics, Northeastern Univ., Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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5:30 PM - P2.11
Unique Materials Address Stringent Process Environments for Advanced Materials Incorporated into Photovoltaic Manufacturing.

John Foggiato 1 , W. Brock Alexander 1
1 , Greene Tweed Co, Kulpsville, , Pennsylvania, United States

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5:45 PM - P2.12
Gas Flow Hollow Cathode Sputtering for Photovoltaics.

Abe Belkind 1 2 , Gary Tompa 2
1 , Abe Belkind & Associates, Inc., North Plainfield, New Jersey, United States, 2 , Structured Materials Industriies, Inc., Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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2008-12-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Bhushan Sopori National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Jeff Yang United Solar Ovonic LLC
Thomas Surek Motech Americas
Bernhard Dimmler Wurth Solar GmbH & Co. KG
P3: Hetro-junction Solar Cells, Solar Cell Processing, Polycrystalline Silicon
Session Chairs
David Carlson
Toshihiro Kinoshita
Wednesday AM, December 03, 2008
Independence E (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **P3.1
High-Efficiency HIT Solar Cells for Excellent Power Generating Properties.

Toshihiro Kinoshita 1 , Daisuke Ide 1 , Yukihiro Yoshimine 1 , Toshiaki Baba 1 , Mikio Taguti 1 , Hiroshi Kanno 1 , Hitoshi Sakata 1 , Eiji Maruyama 1
1 Advanced Energy Research Center, Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd., Kobe Japan

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10:00 AM - **P3.2
High Efficiency Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells.

Qi Wang 1 , M. Page 1 , E. Iwaniczko 1 , Y. Xu 1 , L. Roybal 1 , R. Bauer 1 , H. Yuan 1 , B. To 1 , Y. Yan 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden , Colorado, United States

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10:30 AM - **P3.3
Current Challenges and Novel Approaches for Thin-film Silicon Solar Cells.

Bernd Rech 1 , Christiane Becker 1 , Bjorn Rau 1 , Lars Korte 1 , Benjamin Gorka 1 , Frank Fenske 1 , Stefan Gall 1
1 Silicon Photovoltaics, The Helmholtz Centre Berlin, Berlin Germany

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11:00 AM - P3
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11:30 AM - P3.4
Hydrogen-induced Passivation of Grain-boundary Defects in Polycrystalline Silicon.

N. Nickel 1
1 , Helmholtz-Center Berlin (formerly Hahn-Meitner-Institut), Berlin Germany

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11:45 AM - P3.5
Dislocation Engineering in Multicrystalline Silicon.

Mariana Bertoni 1 3 , Katy Hartman 2 3 , Tonio Buonassisi 1 3
1 Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Laboratory for Manufacturing Productivity, Massachussets Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Massachussets Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:00 PM - P3.6
Effect of Thermal Annealing on Characteristics of Polycrystalline Silicon used for Solar Cells.

Gou XianFang 1
1 , beijing solar energy institute, Beijing China

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12:15 PM - P3.7
A Novel Approach for Thin-film Polycrystalline Silicon on Glass.

Mauritius van de Sanden 1 , A. Illiberi 1 , K. Sharma 1 , A. Branca 1 , M. Creatore 1
1 Applied Physics, Eindhoven University, Eindhoven Netherlands

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12:30 PM - P3.8
Minority-Carrier Lifetime Technique Comparison for Silicon Wafers.

Steve Johnston 1 , Greg Berman 3 1 , Nathan Call 2 1 , Richard Ahrenkiel 2 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 3 , University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States, 2 , Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, United States

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12:45 PM - P3.9
Conducting Two-phase Silicon Oxide Layers for Thin-film Silicon Solar Cells.

Peter Buehlmann 1 , Didier Domine 1 , Julien Bailat 2 , Andrea Feltrin 1 , Christophe Ballif 1
1 , IMT, University of Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel Switzerland, 2 , Oerlikon Solar-Lab, Neuchâtel Switzerland

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P4: Organic Solar Cells
Session Chairs
Katsumi Kushiya
Richard Swanson
Wednesday PM, December 03, 2008
Independence E (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - P4.1
Electron-transport Characteristics of High Efficiency Dye-sensitied Solar Cell based on Electrospun TiO2 Nanorod film

Byunghong Lee 1 , Sung Yeon Jang 1 , Sung Mu Jo 1 , Dong Young Kim 1
1 Center for Energy Materials Research, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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2:45 PM - P4.2
Characteristics of Zinc-octaethylporphyrin/C60 Layered-Structure Photovoltaic Cells.

Sou Ryuzaki 1 , Toshihiro Kai 1 , Toshiaki Nishii 2 , Jun Onoe 1 3
1 Department of Nuclear Engineering , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo Japan, 2 , Electric Power Development Co., Ltd., Kanagawa Japan, 3 Resarch Laboratory for Nuclear Reactors, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo Japan

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3:00 PM - P4.3
Rational Design of Photoactive Materials for Organic Solar Cells.

Liping Huang 1 2 3 , Dario Rocca 4 , Stefano Baroni 5 , Keith Gubbins 1 , Marco Buongiorno Nardelli 2 6
1 Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 2 Physics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 4 Chemistry, University of California at Davis, Davis, California, United States, 5 , SISSA and CNR-INFM DEMOCRITOS National Simulation Center, Trieste Italy, 6 CSMD, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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3:30 PM - P4.5
Characterization of Inkjet Printed, Macro-Porous Titanium Dioxide Coatings Obtained using Emulsion Templating Method for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells.

Sarika Phadke 1 , Sau Pei Lee 1 , Mike Oreilly 1 , Dunbar Birnie,III 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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3:45 PM - P4.6
Extremely-Thin Absorber Solid-State Solar Cells Made from Hyperbranched Polymeric Phthalocyanines.

Yong Li 1 , Qi Wang 1 , Xingzhong Yan 1 , Michael Ropp 1 , David Galipeau 1
1 Advanced Photovoltaics & Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota, United States

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4:00 PM - P4
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4:30 PM - P4.7
Low-Temperature PECVD of Silico-based Films using Cyclohexasilane.

Konstantin Pokhodnya 1 2 , Joseph Sandstrom 1 , Xuliang Dai 1 , Philip Boudjouk 1 , Douglas Schulz 1 3
1 Center of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, United States, 2 Physics, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, United States, 3 Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, North Dakota State University, fargo, North Dakota, United States

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4:45 PM - P4.8
A Novel Solution Processable Electron Acceptor, C60(CN)2, for Bulk Heterojunction Photovoltaic Applications.

Vaishali Koppolu 1 , Mool Gupta 1 , Chunying Shu 2 , Harry Gibson 2 , Harry Dorn 2
1 Electrical & Computer Engr., University of Virginia, Charolttesville, Virginia, United States, 2 Chemistry, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University , Blacksburg, Virginia, United States

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5:00 PM - P4.9
Internal Electrical Polarization Effects on Excited States in Organic Semiconducting Materials.

Tho Nguyen 1 , Anping Li 1 , Bin Hu 1
1 , University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

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5:15 PM - P4.10
Mesoporous TiO2 Thin Films for Photovoltaic Applications.

Jennifer Dewalque 1 , Rudi Cloots 1 , Catherine Henrist 1
1 Chemistry, University of Liege, Liege Belgium

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5:30 PM - P4.11
Porous TiO2 Electrode for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells Fabricated by Excimer Laser Annealing.

Heng Pan 1 , Seunghwan Ko 1 , Costas Grigoropoulos 1
1 , UC-Berkeley, Albany, California, United States

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P5: Poster Session: Photovoltaic Materials, Solar Cells, Characterization
Session Chairs
Bhushan Sopori
Tom Surek
Thursday AM, December 04, 2008
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - P5.1
Grain Size-Dependent Dielectric Function of CdTe Micro- and Nanocrystals Prepared by Langmuir-Blodgett Technique and Ion Implantation.

Peter Petrik 1 , Miklos Fried 1 , Andras Deak 1 , Nguyen Quoc Khanh 1 , Jian Li 2 , Robert Collins 2 , Tivadar Lohner 1
1 Photonics, Research Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science, Budapest Hungary, 2 Physics and Astronomy, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - P5.10
Geology Meets Photovoltaics: Silicon-Bearing Compounds for Solar Cell Manufacturing.

Sarah Bernardis 1 3 , Steve Hudelson 2 3 , Tonio Buonassisi 2 3
1 Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Laboratory for Manufacturing Productivity, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - P5.11
Fiber Drawing Nanomanufacturing of Micromirror Array and Microlens Array for Future Photovoltaic Applications.

Zeyu Ma 1 , Yan Hong 1 , Ming Su 1
1 MMAE, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, United States

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9:00 PM - P5.12
Influence of CdCl2 Treatment on Electronic Properties of CdTe/CdS Structure.

I. Riech 1 , J. Peña 2 , J. Mendoza 3 , E. Arceo 1
1 Facultad de Ingenieria, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Merida Mexico, 2 Departamento de Física Aplicada, CINVESTAV-IPN , Mérida Mexico, 3 Departamento de Física, CINVESTAV-IPN , Mexico Mexico

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9:00 PM - P5.13
Firing Behavior and Elemental Depth Profile of CuInSe2 Melt Pellets.

Deuk Ho Yeon 1 , Bhaskar Mohanty 1 , Yeon Hwa Jo 1 , Ik Jin Choi 1 , Yong Soo Cho 1
1 Materials science and engineering, Yonsei University , Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - P5.14
Fabrication of AZO/ SiO2/p-Si Based Violet Solar Cell.

Z. Ma 1
1 Physics, Shanghai University, Shanghai China

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9:00 PM - P5.17
Optical Properties of Nanostructured CdTe Thin Films.

Juan Pena 1 , Jose A. Flores-Livas 2 , R. Castro-Rodríguez 1 , I. Riech 3 , Eduardo Perez-Tijerina 2
1 Fisica Aplicada, CINVESTAV-IPN Merida, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, 2 Laboratorio de Nanociencias y Nanotecnología, FCFM/UANL, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, 3 Facultad de Ingeniera, UADY, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico

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9:00 PM - P5.18
Effects of Growth Parameters on Surface-morphological, Structural and Electrical Properties of Mo Films by RF Magnetron Sputtering.

Wei-Ting Lin 1 , Shung-Cheng Hu 2 , Yong-Tian Lu 2 , Shou-Yi Kuo 1 , Ming-Jer Jeng 1 , Liann-Be Chang 1
1 Department of Electronic Engineering, Chang Gung University, Tao-Yuan Taiwan, 2 Chemical Systems Research Division, Chung-Sung institute of Science & Technology, Tao-Yuao Taiwan

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9:00 PM - P5.19
Efficient Organic Photovoltaic Cell with Nano-domain Control of the Interpenetrating Network Morphology Through Post Thermal Treatment.

Namkyoon Kim 1 , Minseok Kim 1 , Cheol Eui Lee 1
1 Department of Physics and Institute for Nano Science, Korea University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - P5.2
A Photovoltaic Textile Material Based on SiC Microwires and Poly(3-alkylthiophenes).

Bettina Friedel 1 , Marc Zoeller 2 , Siegmund Greulich-Weber 2
1 Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 2 Physics, University of Paderborn, Paderborn Germany

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9:00 PM - P5.20
CdTe Films on Mo/Glass Substrates: Preparation and Properties.

Vello Valdna 1 , Maarja Grossberg 1 , Jaan Hiie 1 , Urve Kallavus 2 , Valdek Mikli 2 , Rainer Traksmaa 2 , Mart Viljus 2
1 Department of Materials Science, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn Estonia, 2 Centre for Materials Research, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn Estonia

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9:00 PM - P5.21
Synthesis and Optical Characterization of CuInGaSe2 Nanoparticles by Pulsed Laser Ablation.

A Reum Jeong 1 , William Jo 1
1 Physics Department, Ewha Womans University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - P5.22
Understanding and Controlling Photovoltaic Effects in Ferroelectric Oxide Thin Films.

Thomas Conry 1 2 , L. Martin 1 2 , S. Basu 1 2 , V. Bal 2 , S. Byrnes 1 , J. Ager 1 , R. Ramesh 1 2
1 Materials Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, The University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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9:00 PM - P5.23
Surface Modification of As-prepared Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes and Their Applications in Counter Electrodes for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells.

Hee Jung Choi 1 , Gi Won Lee 2 , Nam Kyu Park 2 , Kyung Kon Kim 2 , Sung Chul Hong 1
1 Department of Nano Science and Technology, Sejong University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of), 2 Materials Science and Technology Division, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - P5.24
Method Of Fast Hydrogen Passivation To Solar Cell Made Of Crystalline Silicon

Wen-Ching Sun 1 , Chih-Wei Wang 2 , Jia-De Lin 2 , Chwung-Shan Kou 2 , Jian-You Lin 3 , Sheng-Wei Chen 3 , Jenn-Chang Hwang 3 , Jon-Yiew Gan 3 , Jian-Hong Lin 1 , Wei-Lun Chang 1
1 Photovoltaics Technology Center, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Hsinchu Taiwan, 2 Department of Physics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu Taiwan, 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu Taiwan

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9:00 PM - P5.4
Rational Synthesis of Earth Abundant Materials for High Efficiency Heterojunction Thin Films Solar Cells.

Yun Seog Lee 1 2 , Mariana Bertoni 1 2 , Maria Chan 3 , Gerbrand Ceder 3 , Tonio Buonassisi 1 2
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Laboratory for Manufacturing and Productivity, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - P5.5
ZnO Patterning using the Defined Polymer Template by Nanoimprint Lithography.

Mi-Hee Jung 1 , Hyoyoung Lee* 1
1 National Creative Research Initiative Center for Smart Molecule Memory, , Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - P5.6
Electrodeposition of Cu2ZnSnS4 Thin Films Using Ionic Liquids.

Chung Pui Chan 1 , Hong Lam 1 , Charles Surya 1
1 Department of Electronic and Information Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong China

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9:00 PM - P5.7
Characteristics of Flexible Indium Tin Oxide Electrode Grown by Continuous Roll-to-roll Sputtering Process for Flexible Organic Solar Cells.

Han-Ki Kim 1 , Kwang-Hyuk Choi 1 , Jin-A Jeong 1 , Jan-Wook Kang 2 , Dong-Yu Kim 3
1 Information and Nano Materials Engineering, Kumoh National Institute of Technology, Gumi, Gyeongbuk, Korea (the Republic of), 2 , Korea Institute of Materials and Science, Changwon Korea (the Republic of), 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Gwangju Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - P5.8
Thickness Dependent Effects of Thermal Annealing and Solvent Vapor Treatment of Poly (3-hexylthiophene) and Fullerene Bulk Heterojunction Photovoltaics.

Lynn Rice 1 , Zhouying Zhao 1 , Harry Efstathiadis 1 , Pradeep Haldar 1
1 , College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, University at Albany, State University of New York , Albany, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - P5.9
Annealing Effects on Crystallinity and Hall Measurements onExcimer Laser Ablated CuIn1-xGaxSe2 Thin Films.

Yeon Hwa Jo 1 , Bhaskar Mohanty 1 , Deuk Ho Yeon 1 , Ik Jin Choi 1 , Yong Soo Cho 1
1 Materials science and engineering, Yonsei University , Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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2008-12-04   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Bhushan Sopori National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Jeff Yang United Solar Ovonic LLC
Thomas Surek Motech Americas
Bernhard Dimmler Wurth Solar GmbH & Co. KG
P6/F7: Joint Session: Solution Processed Photovoltaic Materials
Session Chairs
David Ginley
Thursday AM, December 04, 2008
Room 208 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **P6.1/F7.1
FASST® Reactive Transfer Printing for Morphology and Structural Control of Liquid Precursor Based Inorganic Reactants.

Billy Stanbery 1 , M. Taylor 1 , M. van Hest 2 , J. Nekuda 2 , A. Miedaner 2 , C. Curtis 2 , J. Leisch 2 , P. Hersh 1 , D. Ginley 2 , R. Oswald 1 , L. Eldada 1
1 , HelioVolt Corporation, Austin, Texas, United States, 2 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States

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10:00 AM - P6.2/F7.2
Use of Direct Write Methods for Low Cost Photovoltaics.

Maikel van Hest 1 , Jennifer Nekuda 2 , Jennifer Leisch 1 , Peter Hersh 1 , Alex Miedaner 1 , Calvin Curtis 1 , Ken Steirer 2 , Ryan O'Hayre 2 , Reuben Collins 2 , David Ginley 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 , Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, United States

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10:15 AM - P6.3/F7.3
CuIn(Se,S)2 Absorbers Processed using a Hydrazine-Based Solution Approach.

Wei Liu 1 , David Mitzi 1 , Min Yuan 1 , Andrew Kellock 2 , S. Jay Chey 1
1 , IBM TJ Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, United States, 2 , IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California, United States

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10:30 AM - **P6.4/F7.4
All-chemically Deposited Thin Film Solar Cells.

P. Karunakaran Nair 1 , Harumi Moreno 1 , Sarah Messina 1 , David Avellaneda 1 , Oscar Gomezdaza 1 , M. T. Santhamma Nair 1
1 Centro de Investigacion en Energia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Temixco, Morelos, Mexico

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11:00 AM - P6/F7
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11:30 AM - **P6.5/F7.5
Solution Routes to Synthesis of Cu(In,Ga)(S,Se)2 Chalcopyrite Solar Cells.

Jean-Francois Guillemoles 1
1 IRDEP, CNRS, Chatou France

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12:00 PM - **P6.6/F7.6
Chalcogenide Solar Cells by Printing and Solution (non-electrodeposition) Based Methods.

Ayodhya Tiwari 1
1 Thin Film Physics Group, ETH , Zurich Switzerland

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12:30 PM - P6.7/F7.7
Fabrication and Performance of Highly Textured Electrodeposited ZnO Back Reflector for nc-Si Solar Cells.

Dinesh Attygalle 1 , Qi Hua Fan 1 , Shibin Zhang 1 , William Ingler 1 , Xunming Deng 1
1 Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, United States

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12:45 PM - P6.8/F7.8
Zinc Oxide/Cadmium Sulfide Nanocomposites for Solar Energy Conversion.

Erik Spoerke 1 , Matthew T. Lloyd Lloyd 2 , Erica Martin 1 , David Scrymgeour 2 , Dana Olson 2 4 , Paul Clem 3 , Julia Hsu 2
1 Electronic and Nanostructured Materials, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 Surface and Interface Sciences, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 4 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 3 Microsystem Materials, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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P7: Thin Film Materials, Thin Film Solar Cells, Processing
Session Chairs
Mowafak Al-Jassim
Qi Wang
Thursday PM, December 04, 2008
Independence E (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - **P7.1
Improvement of the Interface Quality Between Zn(O,S,OH)x Buffer and Cu(InGa)(SeS)2 Surface Layers to Enhance the Fill Factor over 0.700.

Katsumi Kushiya 1 , Yoshiaki Tanaka 1 , Hideki Hakuma 1 , Yuri Goushi 1 , Shunsuke Kijima 1 , Tetsuya Aramoto 1 , Yousuke Fujiwara 1 , Ayako Tanaka 1 , Yoshiyuki Chiba 1 , Hiroki Sugimoto 1 , Yuka Kawaguchi 1 , Kazuki Kakegawa 1
1 New Business Development Div., Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K., Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan

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3:00 PM - P7.2
MOCVD Growth of High Hole Concentration (〉2x1019 cm-3) P-Type InGaN.

Hongbo Yu 1 , Andrew Melton 1 , Omkar Jani 1 , Balu Jampana 2 , Shen-Jie Wang 1 , Shalini Gupta 1 , John Buchanan 1 , William Fenwick 1 , Ian Ferguson 1
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 2 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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3:15 PM - P7.3
Optical Optimization of a Thin-film Wide-bandgap CuGaSe2 Solar Cell for Tandem Applications.

Martina Schmid 1 , Janez Krc 3 , Reiner Klenk 2 , Martha Ch. Lux-Steiner 1 2 , Marko Topic 3
1 SE2, Freie Universität Berlin, c/o Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Berlin Germany, 3 Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana Slovenia, 2 SE2, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Berlin Germany

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3:30 PM - P7.4
The Effect of Interfaces on Charge Transport in Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Thin Film Solar Cells.

Gustaf Ostberg 1 , Krister Svensson 2 , Eva Olsson 1
1 Microscopy and microanalysis, Applied physics, Goteborg Sweden, 2 , Physics and electrical engineering, Karlstad Sweden

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3:45 PM - P7.5
Growth and Characterization of InxGa1-xN (0.25 ≤ x ≤ 0.63) Alloys.

Bed Pantha 1 , Jingyu Lin 2 , Hongxing Jiang 2
1 Physics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, United States, 2 Nano Tech Center and ECE, Texas Tech University , Lubbock, Texas, United States

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4:00 PM - P7
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4:30 PM - P7.6
Cu-doped Nanostructured CdS Thin Films.

Pathiyamattom Sebastian 1 3 , Luis Ixtlilco 2 , Joel Pantoja 3
1 Solar Materials, Energy Research Center-UNAM, Temixco, Morelos, Mexico, 3 CAES, UP Chiapas, Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico, 2 CIICAP, UAEM, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico

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5:00 PM - P7.8
Fixed Negative Charge in Nanoscale Al2O3 and its Role in the Surface Passivation of c-Si.

Bram Hoex 1 , Joost Gielis 1 , Richard van de Sanden 1 , Erwin Kessels 1
1 Applied Physics, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven Netherlands

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5:15 PM - P7.9
Ultrafast Laser Textured Silicon Solar Cells.

Barada Nayak 1 , Mool Gupta 1
1 Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

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5:30 PM - P7.10
Light Induced Passivation of Si by Iodine Ethanol Solution.

Bhushan Sopori 1 , Przemyslaw Rupnowski 1 , Jesse Appel 1 , Steve Johnston 1 , LaTecia Anderson-Jackson 2
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 , North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro, North Carolina, United States

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5:45 PM - P7.11
Contact Firing of Screen-Printed Si Solar Cells for Maximum Cell Performance: Studies on Fundamental Mechanisms.

Bhushan Sopori 1 , Vishal Mehta 1 , Peter Rupnowski 1 , Helio Moutinho 1 , Aziz Shaikh 2 , Chandra Khadilkar 2 , Murray Bennett 3 , David Carlson 3
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 , Ferro Electronic Materials, Vista, California, United States, 3 , BP Solar, Frederick, Maryland, United States

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