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Symposium EN04—Silicon for Photovoltaics

2021-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

James Bullock, The University of Melbourne
Kaining Ding, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Ivan Gordon, imec
Emily Warren, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Tutorial EN04: The Physics and Engineering of Crystalline Silicon Photo-Voltaic Conversion, Technology and Systems
Session Chairs
Kaining Ding
Arno Smets
Monday PM, November 29, 2021
Virtual

1:30 PM -
The Physics and Engineering of Crystalline Silicon Photo-Voltaic Conversion, Technology and Systems

Arno Smets1

Delft University of Technology1

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2021-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

James Bullock, The University of Melbourne
Kaining Ding, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Ivan Gordon, imec
Emily Warren, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
EN04.01: PV Systems, Light Management and Surface Passivation
Session Chairs
Brett Kamino
Wednesday PM, December 1, 2021
Hynes, Level 3, Room 305

1:30 PM - *EN04.01.01
New Tools for Modeling and Metrology of Silicon Module Degradation Modes

David Fenning1,Rishi Kumar1,Erick Martinez-Loran1,Guillaume von Gastrow1,Jacob Clenney2,April Jeffries2,Nicholas Theut2,Tala Sidawi1,Rico Meier2,Mariana Bertoni2

University of California, San Diego1,Arizona State University2

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2:00 PM - EN04.01.02
Late News: Circularity Impacts of Waste-Management Scenarios for Photovoltaics

Acadia Hegedus1,Silvana Ovaitt2,Julien Walzberg2,Heather Mirletz2,3,Teresa Barnes2

Middlebury College1,National Renewable Energy Laboratory2,Colorado School of Mines3

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2:15 PM - EN04.01.03
Photonic Mirror Light Management in Bifacial Photovoltaics

Bryan Cote1,Ian Slauch1,Timothy Silverman2,Michael Deceglie2,Vivian Ferry1

University of Minnesota Twin Cities1,National Renewable Energy Laboratory2

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2:30 PM - EN04.01.04
Biomimetic Broadband Antireflection Coatings for Highly Efficient Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaics

Peng Jiang1

University of Florida1

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2:45 PM - EN04.01.05
Effectively Transparent Contacts for Elimination of Shading Losses in Concentrator Solar Cells

Stefan Tabernig1,Anastasia Soeriyadi2,Udo Roemer2,Andreas Pusch2,Dimitry Lamers1,Michael Nielsen2,Albert Polman1,Nicholas Ekins-Daukes2

AMOLF1,University of New South Wales2

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3:00 PM - EN04.01
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4:00 PM - EN04.01.06
Understanding the Role of Hydrogen Plasma Treatment and Thermal Annealing in Improving the a-Si:H/c-Si Interface Passivation

Anishkumar Soman1,Dhamelyz Silva-Quinones1,Steven Hegedus1,Andrew Teplyakov1,Ujjwal Das1

University of Delaware1

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4:15 PM - EN04.03.03
Spotlight Talk—Scanning Nonlinear Dielectric Microscopic Investigation of Active Dopant Density Distribution in Black Silicon Solar Cell

Yasuo Cho1,Beniamino Iandolo2,Ole Hansen2

Tohoku University1,Technical University of Denmark2

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4:20 PM - EN04.03.01
Spotlight Talk—CV Analysis of c-Si Surface Passivation by H2S Reaction

Isaac Lam1,2,Tasnim Mouri1,2,Anishkumar Soman1,2,William Shafarman1,2,Ujjwal Das2

University of Delaware1,Institute of Energy Conversion2

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2021-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

James Bullock, The University of Melbourne
Kaining Ding, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Ivan Gordon, imec
Emily Warren, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
EN04.03: Poster Session: Silicon Photovoltaics
Session Chairs
David Fenning
Thursday PM, December 2, 2021
Hynes, Level 1, Hall B

8:00 PM - EN04.03.01
Spotlight Talk—CV Analysis of c-Si Surface Passivation by H2S Reaction

Isaac Lam1,2,Tasnim Mouri1,2,Anishkumar Soman1,2,William Shafarman1,2,Ujjwal Das2

University of Delaware1,Institute of Energy Conversion2

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8:00 PM - EN04.03.03
Spotlight Talk—Scanning Nonlinear Dielectric Microscopic Investigation of Active Dopant Density Distribution in Black Silicon Solar Cell

Yasuo Cho1,Beniamino Iandolo2,Ole Hansen2

Tohoku University1,Technical University of Denmark2

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2021-12-06   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

James Bullock, The University of Melbourne
Kaining Ding, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Ivan Gordon, imec
Emily Warren, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
EN04.04: Passivated Contacts I
Session Chairs
James Bullock
Kaining Ding
Monday AM, December 6, 2021
EN04-Virtual

8:00 AM - *EN04.04.01
Production Application of Poly-Si Junction Passivated Contact Technology—Champion Solar Cell and Module Product Performance

Xinyu Zhang1,Peiting Zheng1,Menglei Xu1,Zhiqiu Guo1

JinkoSolar Co., Ltd1

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8:30 AM - EN04.04.03
Fabrication of solar cells with poly-SiOx Carrier Selective Passivating Contacts on Ultra-Thin Thermal Tunnelling Oxide

Manvika Singh1,Aswathy Amarnath1,Guangtao Yang1,Arthur Weeber1,2,Miro Zeman1,Olindo Isabella1

Delft University of Technology1,TNO Energy Transition2

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8:45 AM - EN04.04.04
Structure and Electronic Properties of Mesopores in Si PV Devices with PLEO Contacts

Harvey Guthrey1,Caroline Lima de Souza1,2,William Nemeth1,Matthew Page1,David Young1,Sumit Agarwal2,Paul Stradins1

National Renewable Energy Laboratory1,Colorado School of Mines2

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EN04.05: Light Management and New Absorbers
Session Chairs
Ivan Gordon
Monday AM, December 6, 2021
EN04-Virtual

10:30 AM - *EN04.05.01
Black Silicon for PV—Which Technology to Choose?

Hele Savin1,Xiaolong Liu1,Behrad Radfar1,Kexun Chen1,Olli Setälä1,Toni Pasanen1,Ville Vähänissi1

Aalto University1

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11:00 AM - *EN04.05.02
Scalable Nano and Macro Light Management Approaches for Silicon Photovoltaics

Fatima Toor1,Bingtao Gao1,Jacob Sindt1,Wenqi Duan1

The University of Iowa1

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11:30 AM - EN04.05.03
Optical and Electronic Properties of Type II Silicon Clathrate Films with Low Na Content

Yinan Liu1,Joseph Briggs1,William Schenken2,Lakshmi Krishna1,Ahmad A.A. Majid1,Thomas Furtak1,Michael Walker1,Carolyn Koh1,P. Craig Taylor1,Reuben Collins1

Colorado School of Mines1,University of California, Santa Barbara2

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11:45 AM - EN04.05.04
Deterministic Broadband Absorption and Antireflection Using Deep Subwavelength Scalloping Arrays

Ashish Prajapati1,Jordi Llobet2,Patricia Sousa3,Helder Fonseca3,Carlos Calaza3,João Gaspar3,Gil Shalev1

Ben Gurion University of the Negev1,IMB-CNM CSIC2,International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory3

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EN04.06: Perovskite-Silicon Tandems
Session Chairs
Carolin Sutter-Fella
Emily Warren
Monday PM, December 6, 2021
EN04-Virtual

4:00 PM - *EN04.06.01
Low-Cost, High-Efficiency, Stable Monolithic Si/Perovskite Tandem Solar Cell

Heping Shen1

Australian National University1

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4:30 PM - EN04.06.02
Ligand-Bridged Charge Extraction and Enhanced Quantum Efficiency Enable 27% Efficient n-i-p Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells

Erkan Aydin1,Jiang Liu1,Esma Ugur1,Randi Azmi1,George T. Harrison1,Yi Hou2,Bin Chen2,Shynggys Zhumagali1,Michele De Bastiani1,Mingcong Wang1,Waseem Raja1,Thomas Allen1,Atteq ur Rehman1,Anand Subbiah1,Maxime Babics1,Aslihan Babayigit1,Furkan Isikgor1,Kai Wang1,Emmanuel Van Kerschaver1,Leonidas Tsetseris3,Edward Sargent2,Frédéric Laquai1,Stefaan De Wolf1

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology1,University of Toronto2,3National Technical University of Athens3

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4:45 PM - EN04.06.03
Design and Optimizations of Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells for High-Efficiency Monolithic Perovskite/c-Si Tandem Applications

Yifeng Zhao1,Giulia Paggiaro1,Hanchen Liu1,Can Han1,Paul Procel1,Guangtao Yang1,Arthur Weeber1,2,Miro Zeman1,Luana Mazzarella1,Olindo Isabella1

Delft University of Technology1,TNO Energy Transition2

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5:00 PM - EN04.06.04
Loss Analysis for Perovskite/Si Tandem Solar Cells

Masafumi Yamaguchi1,Kan-Hua Lee1,Ryo Ozaki1,Kyotaro Nakamura1,Nobuaki Kojima1,Yoshio Ohshita1

Toyota Tech. Inst.1

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5:05 PM - EN04.06.05
Role of Amorphous Silica Interlayer in Enhancing the Performance of Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells

Gekko Budiutama1,Sergei Manzhos1,Manabu Ihara1

Tokyo Institute of Technology1

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5:10 PM - EN04.06.06
Micrometer-Thick Solution Processed Perovskite Solar Cells on Industrial-Like Textured Si Substrates for Efficient Light Harvesting

Ahmed Farag1,2,Raphael Schmager1,Paul Fassl1,2,Bianca Wattenberg3,Torsten Dippell3,Ulrich Paetzold1,2

Institute of Microstructure Technology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)1,Light Technology Institute, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)2,SINGULUS Technologies AG3

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5:25 PM - EN04.06.07
Implementation and Analysis of Tunnel Junction Based on Transition Metal Oxides on Carrier Selective Contact Architecture

Shikha Marwaha1,Kunal Ghosh1

Indian Institute of Technology Mandi1

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EN04.07: Advanced Characterization and Surface Passivation
Session Chairs
James Bullock
Udo Roemer
Monday PM, December 6, 2021
EN04-Virtual

6:30 PM - *EN04.07.01
Superacid-Based Passivation of Silicon—New Insights into Bulk and Surface Recombination and a Route to Stability

John Murphy1,Sophie Pain1,Marc Walker1,Pietro Altermatt2,Nicholas Grant1

University of Warwick1,Trina Solar Limited2

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7:00 PM - *EN04.07.02
Graphene Oxide Films As Passivation Material For Silicon Solar Cells

Michelle Vaqueiro-Conteras1

University of New South Wales1

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7:30 PM - EN04.07.03
Method for Extraction of Spatial External Luminescence Efficiency in Solar Cells Using Photoluminescence Measurements and Optical Modeling

Tamir Yeshurun1,Mor Fiegenbaum-Raz1,Gideon Segev1

Tel Aviv University1

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7:45 PM - EN04.07.04
Study of Terbium-Doped AlNxOy: H / c-Si (p) Interfaces by Transient Surface Photovoltage Spectroscopy

Jorge Dulanto Carbajal1,Miguel Sevillano-Bendezú1,Rolf Grieseler1,2,Jorge Guerra1,Steffen Fengler3,Jan Töfflinger1,Thomas Dittrich4

Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru1,Technische Universität Ilmenau2,Helmholtz-Zentrum HEREON GmbH3,Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH4

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2021-12-07   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

James Bullock, The University of Melbourne
Kaining Ding, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Ivan Gordon, imec
Emily Warren, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
EN04.09: Big Picture Photovoltaics
Session Chairs
Mathieu Boccard
Ivan Gordon
Tuesday AM, December 7, 2021
EN04-Virtual

10:30 AM - *EN04.09.01
Understanding Light and Elevated Temperature Induced Degradation in Fielded Arrays

Ingrid Repins1,Dirk Jordan1,Michael Woodhouse1,Joseph Karas1,Alexandria McPherson1,Christopher Deline1

National Renewable Energy Laboratory1

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11:00 AM - *EN04.09.02
Research Challenges in Silicon Photovoltaics

Susan Huang1

U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office1

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11:30 AM - *EN04.09.03
Photovoltatronics—Intelligent PV-Based Devices for Energy and Information Applications

Patrizio Manganiello1,Hesan Ziar1,Miro Zeman1,Olindo Isabella1

Delft University of Technology1

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12:00 PM - EN04.09.04
Late News: In-Space Research and Manufacturing of Semiconductor Materials

Divya Panchanathan1

Axiom Space1

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EN04.10: Passivated Contacts II
Session Chairs
James Bullock
Tuesday PM, December 7, 2021
EN04-Virtual

1:00 PM - *EN04.10.01
Improving the Rear Side of High Efficiency Rear Junction Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells

Andres Lambertz1,Weiyuan Duan1,Karsten Bittkau1,Depeng Qiu1,Kaining Ding1

Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH1

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1:30 PM - *EN04.10.02
Selectivity and Extraction Efficiency of Solar Cell Contacts—Comparing Different Definitions and Their Experimental Quantification

Michael Rienäcker1,V. Titova1,2,J. Schmidt1,3,R. Peibst1,3,R. Brendel1,3

Institute for Solar Energy Research in Hamelin (ISFH)1,Hamburg University of Applied Sciences2,Leibniz Universität Hannover3

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2:00 PM - *EN04.10.03
The Critical Role of TCO Deposition on Solar Cell Performance

Monica Morales-Masis1

University of Twente1

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2:30 PM - EN04.10.04
The Application of Ultra-Thin MoOx in Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells

Liqi Cao1,Yifeng Zhao1,Can Han1,Guangtao Yang1,Miro Zeman1,Luana Mazzarella1,Olindo Isabella1

Delft University of Technology1

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2:45 PM - EN04.10.05
Towards TCO-Less Bifacial Cu-Plated SHJ Solar Cells

Can Han1,Rudi Santbergen1,Yifeng Zhao1,Daragh O'Connor1,Guangtao Yang1,Paul Procel1,Miro Zeman1,Luana Mazzarella1,Olindo Isabella1

Delft University of Technology1

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3:00 PM - EN04.10.06
Late News: Impact of Process Steps on the Performance of Heterostructure Solar Cells

Sergey Karabanov1,Mikhail Reginecich1

Ryazan State Radio Engineering University1

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EN04.11: Bulk Lifetime Studies
Session Chairs
Tuesday PM, December 7, 2021
EN04-Virtual

4:00 PM - *EN04.11.01
Gettering and Hydrogenation of Defects and Impurities in High Efficiency Silicon Solar Cells

Daniel Macdonald1,AnYao Liu1,Hang Cheong Sio1,Sieu Pheng Phang1,Rabin Basnet1,Chang Sun1

Australian National University1

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4:30 PM - *EN04.11.02
Light Induced Degradation in Silicon—A Comparison of Defects Detected in Boron-Doped Material and in Si with Other Group III Dopants

Matthew Halsall1,Joyce De Guzman1,Vladimir Markevich1,Ian Hawkins1,Jose Couthino2,Jeff Binns3,Nikolay Abrosimov4,Iain Crowe1,Anthony Peaker1

The University of Manchester1,University of Alveiro2,GCL Solar Materials3,Leibniz Institute for Crystal Growth4

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5:00 PM - EN04.11.03
Excess Carrier Concentration in Silicon Device and Wafers: How Material Properties are Expected to Accelerate Light and Elevated Temperature Degradation

Alexandria McPherson1,Joseph Karas1,David Young1,Ingrid Repins1

National Renewable Energy Laboratory1

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5:15 PM - *EN04.11.04
Overview and State-of-the-Art of Degradation Phenomena in c-Si Solar Cells

Giso Hahn1

Univ of Konstanz1

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