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2007 MRS Spring Meeting Logo2007 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit


April 9-13, 2007
| San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Timothy J. Bunning, Harold Y. Hwang, Debra Kaiser, Jennifer A. Lewis

Symposium Z : Organic and Nanoparticle Hybrid Photovoltaic Devices

2007-04-10   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Michael F. Durstock Air Force Research Laboratory
Anvar Zakhidov University of Texas-Dallas
Michael Graetzel Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Lynne A. Samuelson U. S. Army RDECOM
Z1: Polymer-Based Devices I
Session Chairs
Tuesday AM, April 10, 2007
Room 2009 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **Z1.1
Challenges in Flexible Organic Phovoltaics.

Christoph Brabec 1 , J. Hauch 1 , S. Choulis 1 , P. Schilinsky 1 , E. Zeira 1 , I. Sokolik 1
1 , Konarka Technologies Inc., Lowell, Massachusetts, United States

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10:00 AM - Z1.2
P3HT:PCBM Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells: Morphological And Electrical Characterization And Performance Optimization.

Tom Aernouts 1 , Peter Vanlaeke 1 2 3 , Ilse Haeldermans 2 3 , Jan D'Haen 2 3 , Jean Manca 2 3 , Paul Heremans 1 , Jef Poortmans 1
1 MCP, IMEC, Leuven Belgium, 2 IMOMEC, IMEC, Diepenbeek Belgium, 3 Institute for Materials Research, Hasselt University, Diepenbeek Belgium

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10:15 AM - Z1.3
Self Assembly of a Donor/Acceptor Block Copolymer and Its Effect to Photovoltaic Property

Sam-Shajing Sun 1 , Cheng Zhang 1 , Soobum Choi 1 , Kang Seo 1 , Carl Bonner 1
1 Center for Materials Research, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Virginia, United States

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10:30 AM - Z1.4
Optimizing Materials for Bulk-Heterojunction Polymer:Fullerene Photovoltaics.

Kevin Sivula 1 , Barry Thompson 1 , Scott Backer 1 , David Kavulak 1 , Bumjoon Kim 1 , Jean Frechet 1
1 Departments of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:45 AM - Z1.5
Development of Conjugated Polymers for use in Polymer-Polymer Bulk-Heterojunction Photovoltaic Devices.

Barry Thompson 1 , Kevin Sivula 2 , David Kavulak 1 , Jean Frechet 1 2
1 Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - **Z1.6
Spatial Fourier Transform Analysis of the Morphology of Bulk Heterojunction Materials Used in ``Plastic" Solar Cells.

Alan Heeger 1 , Wanli Ma 1
1 , UCSB, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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12:00 PM - Z1.7
Chemically Fixed Polymer Homojunction Photovoltaic Cells.

Janelle Leger 1 , Glenn Bartholomew 1
1 Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States

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12:15 PM - Z1.8
Degradation Kinetics of Polymer/fullerene Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells.

Sabine Bertho 1 , Wouter Moons 1 , Ilse Haeldermans 1 , Ann Swinnen 1 , Laurence Lutsen 2 , Jean Manca 1 2 , Dirk Vanderzande 1 2
1 Institute for Materials Research, Hasselt University, Diepenbeek Belgium, 2 IMOMEC, IMECvzw, Diepenbeek Belgium

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12:30 PM - Z1.9
Air-stable Polymer Solar Cells

Kwanghee Lee 1 , Jin Young Kim 1 , A. Heeger 1
1 Center for Polymers and Organic Solids, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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12:45 PM - Z1.10
Microwave Annealing Processes in Polymer Photovoltaic Devices.

Fang-Chung Chen 1 , Chu-Jung Ko 2 , Yi-Kai Lin 1
1 Department of Photonics and Display Institute, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu Taiwan, 2 Department of Photonics & Institute of Electro-optical Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu Taiwan

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Z2: Polymer-Based Devices II
Session Chairs
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2007
Room 2009 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **Z2.1
A Library of Fullerene Derivatives for Application in Bulk Heterojunctions.

Jan Hummelen 1
1 Molecular Electronics, Materials Science Centre Plus, University of Groningen, Groningen Netherlands

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3:00 PM - Z2.2
Integrated Organic Photovoltaic Modules with a Scalable Voltage Output.

William Potscavage 1 , Seunghyup Yoo 1 , Benoit Domercq 1 , Jungbae Kim 1 , Joe Holt 1 , Bernard Kippelen 1
1 School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics (COPE), Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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3:15 PM - Z2.3
Photovoltaic Performance of Solution Processed Oligoacene:fullerene Bulk Heterojunctions.

Matthew Lloyd 1 , Alex Mayer 1 3 , John Anthony 2 , George Malliaras 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford Univeristy, Palo Alto, California, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States

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3:30 PM - **Z2.4
Organic Phototransistors vs. Organic Photodetectors

Birendra Singh 1 , Nenad Marjanovic 1 , Niyazi Sariciftci 1
1 Physical Chemistry, Johanes Kepler University Linz, Linz Institute of Organic Solar Cells(LIOS), Linz, Linz, Austria

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4:00 PM - *
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4:30 PM - **Z2.5
Charge-Separation and Exciton-Migration Processes in Organic Semiconductors for Solar-Cell Applications

Jean-Luc Bredas 1
1 Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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5:00 PM - Z2.6
Tuning the Photophysical Properties of Polyfluorene by Conformational Engineering of the Single Chain.

Enrico Da Como 1 , Klaus Becker 1 , Manfred Walter 2 , John Lupton 2 , Jochen Feldmann 1
1 Department of Physics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Munich Germany, 2 Department of Physics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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5:15 PM - Z2.7
Transparent Polymer Solar Cells with Invert Structure

Gang Li 1 , Chi-Wei Chu 1 , Vishal Shrotriya 1 , Jinsong Huang 1 , Yang Yang 1
1 MSE, UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States

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5:30 PM - Z2.8
Optical Enhancement in Semitransparent Organic Photovoltaic Cells.

Ging Meng Ng 1 , Elizabeth Lekha Paul 1 , Thomas Kietzke 1 , Li Wei Tan 1 , Pooi Kwan Liew 1 , Furong Zhu 1
1 , Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore Singapore

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5:45 PM - Z2.9
Design and Optimization of Organic Photovoltaics with Oxadiazole Containing Poly(p-phenylenevinylene)s [OXA-PPVs].

Changhee Ko 1 , Olga Zolotarskaya 1 , Yashpal Bhandari 1 , Mary Galvin 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 , Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States

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2007-04-11   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Michael F. Durstock Air Force Research Laboratory
Anvar Zakhidov University of Texas-Dallas
Michael Graetzel Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Lynne A. Samuelson U. S. Army RDECOM
Z3: Variable Bandgap Materials and Nanostructured Devices I
Session Chairs
Wednesday AM, April 11, 2007
Room 2009 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **Z3.1
Low Band Gap and Multi-junction Polymer Solar Cells.

Rene Janssen 1 , Martijn Wienk 1 , Arjan Zoombelt 1 , Jan Gilot 1 , Mathieu Turbiez 1
1 Molecular Materials and Nanosystems, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven Netherlands

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10:00 AM - **Z3.2
Functional and Variable Gap Conjugated Polymers in Hybrid Photovoltaic Devices

John Reynolds 1 , Kirk Schanze 1
1 Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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10:30 AM - Z3.3
A Red-absorbing Polyfluorene as Donor and Acceptor in Hybrid Photovoltaic Devices.

Henry Mo Pun Wong 1 , Peng Wang 1 , Agnese Abrusci 1 , Mattias Svensson 2 , Mats Andersson 2 , Neil Greenham 1
1 Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 2 Materials and Surface Chemistry, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg Sweden

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10:45 AM - Z3.4
Optimizing Absorption and Transport in APFO3:PCBM Polymer Solar Cells.

Fengling Zhang 1 , Mats Andersson 2 , Olle Inganas 1
1 , Linköping University, Linköping Sweden, 2 , Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg Sweden

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11:00 AM - *
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11:45 AM - Z3.6
Photocurrent Enhancement by 3-D Transparent Carbon Nanotube Charge Collectors in Polymeric Solar Cells.

Anvar Zakhidov 1 , Kamil Mielczarek 1 , Sergey Lee 1 , Mei Zhang 1 , Shaoli Fang 1 , Ray Baughman 1
1 Physics, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, United States

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12:00 PM - Z3.7
Ordered Structures for Photovoltaic Devices

Michael Durstock 1 , Adam Smith 2 1 , Britt Minch 2 1 , Tae-Sik Kang 1 , Barney Taylor 3 1
1 , The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, United States, 2 , UES, Inc., Beavercreek, Ohio, United States, 3 , Universal Technology Corp., Dayton, Ohio, United States

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12:15 PM - Z3.8
Optimization of ZnO Nanorod Array Morphology and Chemistry for Polymer Hybrid Photovoltaic Devices

Yun-Ju Lee 1 , Dana Olson 1 , David Scrymgeour 1 , Darren Dunphy 1 , James Voigt 1 , Julia Hsu 1
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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12:30 PM - Z3.9
Holographically Patterned Organic Photovoltaic Devices

Adam Smith 2 1 , Eric Beckel 3 1 , Augustine Urbas 1 , Vincent Tondiglia 4 1 , Barney Taylor 5 1 , Timothy Bunning 1 , Michael Durstock 1
2 , UES, Inc., Beavercreek, Ohio, United States, 1 , Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 3 , General Dynamics Information Technology, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 4 , SAIC, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 5 , Universal Technology Corporation, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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12:45 PM - Z3.10
Engineering Vertical Composition Variations in Spin-Coated Thin Films of Low-Bandgap Polyfluorene Copolymers and PCBM for Solar Cell Applications.

Cecilia Bjorstrom 1 , Jakub Rysz 2 , Adrzej Bernasik 3 , Andrzej Budkowski 2 , Ellen Moons 1
1 Department of Physics, Karlstad University, Karlstad Sweden, 2 Institute of Physics, Jagiellonian University, Kraków Poland, 3 Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science , AGH- University of Science and Technology, Kraków Poland

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Z4: Small Molecule-Based Devices
Session Chairs
Wednesday PM, April 11, 2007
Room 2009 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **Z4.1
Solution Processed Photovoltaic Cells from Small Molecules.

George Malliaras 1 , Matt Lloyd 1 , John Anthony 2
1 Materials Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States

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3:00 PM - Z4.2
Synthesis and Photovoltaic Applications of Discotic Liquid Crystalline Phthalocyanines.

Britt Minch 1 2 , Adam Smith 1 2 , Barney Taylor 1 3 , James Deneault 1 3 , Michael Durstock 1
1 MLBP, AFRL, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 2 , UES, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 3 , UTC, Beavercreek, Ohio, United States

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3:15 PM - Z4.3
Enhancing the Absorption of Organic Solar Cells by Photon Harvesting Antenna Systems

Robert Koeppe 1 , Olivia Bossart 2 , Gion Calzaferri 2 , Niyazi Sariciftci 1
1 LIOS, JKU Linz, Linz Austria, 2 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Berne, Bern Switzerland

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3:30 PM - Z4.4
Hydrogen-bonded Phthalocyanine Molecular Assemblies Demonstrating Homeotropic Alignment: Studies of Molecular Order and Electrical Properties

Niranjani Kumaran 1 , Alexander Veneman 1 , Britt Minch 2 , Wei Xia 3 , Neal Armstrong 1
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States, 2 , Air Force Research Laboratories, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States, 3 , Veeco Metrology, Inc, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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3:45 PM - Z4.5
One-Dimensional Morphology and Controlled Orientation of Donor-Acceptor Blends Made of Self-Assembled Phthalocyanine-Based Molecular Fibers.

Volodimyr Duzhko 1 , Kenneth Singer 1
1 Physics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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4:00 PM - *
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4:30 PM - **Z4.6
Fullerene-Based Organic Photovoltaics Using Various Hole Transporters.

Zakya Kafafi 1
1 , Naval Research Laboratory, Washington , District of Columbia, United States

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5:00 PM - Z4.7
Synthesis and Characterization of Electropolymerized Porphyrin Nanofibers

Carl Wamser 1 , Michael Walter 1
1 Chemistry, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, United States

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5:15 PM - Z4.8
Role of the Metal Center in Determining the Electrical Characteristics of Metallophthalocyanine-based Organic Photovoltaics.

Gary Kushto 1 , Mason Wolak 1 , Zakya Kafafi 1
1 , U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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5:30 PM - Z4.9
Electrical and Photoelectrical Properties of Nanostructured ZnO Thin Films for Photovoltaic Applications.

Stefan Antohe 1 , Lucian Ion 1 , Cezar Tazlaoanu 1 , Gabriel Socol 2 , Larisa Magherusan 1 , Ion Mihailescu 2 , Vlad-Andrei Antohe 1
1 Faculty of Physics, University of Bucharest, Bucharest-Magurele Romania, 2 , National Institute for Plasma Physics, Bucharest-Magurele Romania

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2007-04-12   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Michael F. Durstock Air Force Research Laboratory
Anvar Zakhidov University of Texas-Dallas
Michael Graetzel Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Lynne A. Samuelson U. S. Army RDECOM
Z5: Nanostructured Devices II and Dye-Sensitized Cells I
Session Chairs
Thursday AM, April 12, 2007
Room 2009 (Moscone West)

9:15 AM - *Z5.1
Nanostructured Polymer-titania Solar Cells.

Michael McGehee 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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10:00 AM - Z5.2
The Importance of Relating Charge Transport and Recombination Rates to Charge Carrier Density in Nano-material Based Photovoltaics (and Other Electronics).

Brian O'Regan 1 , Chris Shuttle 1 , James Durrant 1
1 , Imperial College London, London United Kingdom

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10:15 AM - Z5.3
Dye Ssensitized Solar Cells using Well- Aligned ZnO Nanotips Arrays on Transparent Conducting Substrates.

Aurelien Du Pasquier 1 , Hanhong Chen 2 , Yicheng Lu 2
1 MSE, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States, 2 ECE, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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10:30 AM - Z5.4
Nanostructured Hybrid Solar Cells.

Vignesh Gowrishankar 1 , Albert Chan 1 , Shawn Scully 1 , Michael McGehee 1 , Qi Wang 2 , Howard Branz 2
1 Materials Science, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States

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10:45 AM - Z5.5
A New Strategy to Fabricate a Colloidal Array Templated TiO2 Photoelectrode for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells.

Su-Chul Yang 1 , Eun-sik Kwak 1 , Il-doo Kim 1 , Junkyung Kim 1 , Hyunjung Lee 1
1 , KIST, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - **Z5.6
Solid-state and Fully Electronic ``liquid" Hole-transporter-based Dye-sensitized Solar Cells.

Henry Snaith 1 2 , Michael Graetzel 1
1 Institute of Chemical Science and Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland, 2 Department of Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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12:15 PM - Z5.8
Solid State Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells using Polydiacetylene for Hole Conduction.

Yanping Wang 1 , Lian Li 1 , Fadong Yan 1 , Ke Yang 1 , Lynne Samuelson 2 , Jayant Kumar 1
1 Center for Advanced Materials, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Nanomaterials Science Team, U.S. Army Natick Soldier, RDECOM, Natick, Massachusetts, United States

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12:30 PM - Z5.9
Towards ''Green" Solid-state Polythiophene-sensitized Solar Cells using a Fully Water Based Preparation Method.

Ilse Haeldermans 1 2 , Koen Vandewal 1 , Wouter Moons 1 , Ine Truijen 2 , Marlies Van Bael 2 3 , Jan D’Haen 1 , Jean Manca 1 3 , Jules Mullens 2
1 Institute for Materials Research, Hasselt University, Diepenbeek Belgium, 2 Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Hasselt University, Diepenbeek Belgium, 3 IMECvzw, division IMOMEC, Hasselt University, Diepenbeek Belgium

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12:45 PM - Z5.10
Improvement of Efficiency in DSCs by using the Combination of N719 and P3HT as Sensitizers.

Osamu Yoshikawa 1 , Supachai Ngamsinlapasathian 1 , Takashi Sagawa 1 , Susumu Yoshikawa 1
1 Institute of Advanced Energy, Kyoto Univeristy, Kyoto Japan

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Z6: Dye-Sensitized Cells II and Nanoparticle Hybrid Cells I
Session Chairs
Thursday PM, April 12, 2007
Room 2009 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - Z6.1
Electrolyte Effects on the Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Interfacial Electron Transfer in TiO2 Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells.

Jordan Katz 1 , Amanda Smeigh 2 , Bruce Brunschwig 1 , James McCusker 2 , Nathan Lewis 1
1 Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States, 2 Chemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States

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2:45 PM - Z6.2
A Novel Efficient, Iodide-free Redox Mediator for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells.

Zhipan Zhang 1 , Peter. Chao-Yu Chen 1 , Shaik Mohammed Zakeeruddin 1 , Jacques-Edouard Moser 1 , Michael Graetzel 1
1 Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne Switzerland

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3:00 PM - Z6.3
Stepwise Synthesis of a Multifunctional Strong π-electron Acceptor for Solar Cell Applications

Dinesh Patel 1 , Janelle Leger 1 , Nick Bastianon 1 , Glenn Bartholomew 1
1 Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States

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3:15 PM - Z6.4
Origin of Enhanced Light Harvesting in Photonic-Crystal-Based Dye-Sensitised Solar Cells.

Hernan Miguez 1 , Agustin Mihi 1 , Francisco Javier Lopez-Alcaraz 1 , Manuel Ocana 1 , Silvia Colodrero 1
1 Institute of Materials Science of Seville, Spanish Research Council, Sevilla Spain

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3:30 PM - Z6.5
Porous Nanocrystalline TiO2 Thin Films for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells.

Xiaojuan Fan 1 , Claudia Swanson 1 , David Rogow 1 , Akhilesh Tripathi 2 , Scott Oliver 1
1 Chemistry & Biochemistry, UC at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States, 2 , Rigaku Americas Corporation, The Woodlands, Texas, United States

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3:45 PM - Z6.6
A Potential of Large Scale of Dye Sensitized Solar Cells using Metallic Titanium Sheet as the Substrate for Photoelectrode.

Kinji Onoda 1 , Supachai Ngamsinlapasathian 1 , Takuya Fujieda 1 , Susumu Yoshikawa 1
1 , Kyoto University, Uji Japan

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4:00 PM - *
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4:30 PM - **Z6.7
Hybrid-Nanorod Polymer Solar Cells.

Paul Alivisatos 1
1 Chemistry, U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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5:00 PM - Z6.8
Photoelectrochemical and Photovoltaic Cells Based on CdSe Nanoparticles: Electron-Rich Thiophene Capping Agents which Provide for Incorporation Into Textured Photoelectrodes and Blended Heterojunctions.

R. Shallcross 1 , Gemma D'Ambruoso 1 , Jeffrey Pyun 1 , Neal Armstrong 1
1 Chemistry, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States

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5:15 PM - Z6.9
Quantum Dot-Sensitized Nanowires for Photovoltaic Devices.

Kurtis Leschkies 1 , Divakar Ramachandran 1 , Joysurya Basu 1 , C. Carter 1 , Uwe Kortshagen 2 , David Norris 1 , Eray Aydil 1
1 Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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5:30 PM - Z6.10
Nanostructured Heterojunction Photovoltaic Devices Fabricated in Porous Aluminum Oxide (PAO) Templates.

Martin Schierhorn 1 , Shannon Boettcher 1 , Nicholas Strandwitz 2 , Emily Norvell 3 , Galen Stucky 1 2 , Martin Moskovits 1
1 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, UCSB, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 2 Department of Materials, UCSB, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 3 Department of Materials Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, San Louis Obispo, California, United States

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Z7: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Thursday PM, April 12, 2007
Salon Level (Marriott)

9:00 PM - Z7.1
Organic-Inorganic Nanohybrids in Complex Media.

Zhiqun Lin 1 , Jun Xu 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.10
Effect of Surface Modification by Solvent Exchange on Hybrid Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cell Performance.

Matthew Monroe 1 , Young Wook Kim 2 , Truong Nguyen Nguyen 2 , Bou-hye Kim 2 , Jaeseung Seol 3 , Timothy Anderson 1 , Chinho Park 2
1 Chemical Engineering Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 2 School of Display and Chemical Engineering, Yeungnam University, Kyeongsan, Kyeongsangbukdo, Korea (the Republic of), 3 , LGMicron Co, Ltd, Gumi Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Z7.11
Materials Aspects of Laminated Flexible Dye Sensitized Solar Cells.

Aurelien Du Pasquier 1
1 , Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, North Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.12
Size-Controlled Synthesis of ZnS-Nanoparticles in an Organic Solvent and their Application in Photovoltaic Devices.

Thomas Rath 1 , Monika Piber 1 , Thomas Griesser 1 , Robert Saf 1 , Dieter Meissner 2 , Gregor Trimmel 1 , Franz Stelzer 1
1 Graz University of Technology, Institute for Chemistry and Technology of Organic Materials, Graz Austria, 2 Upper Austrian University of Applied Sciences, co: Energy Engineering, Wels Austria

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9:00 PM - Z7.13
Growth and Characterisation of α-Fe2O3 Nanowires for Photovoltaic Applications.

Pritesh Hiralal 1 , U. Wijayantha 3 , H. Emrah Unalan 1 , J. Driscoll 2 , G. Amaratunga 1
1 Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 3 Department of Chemistry, University of Loughborough, Loughborough United Kingdom, 2 Materials Science, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - Z7.14
Controlled Growth of Novel Platinum Nanostructures on Silicon and their Application to Photoelectrochemical Catalysis.

Arnold Forman 1 , Galen Stucky 1 2 , Eric McFarland 3
1 Department of Chemisty, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 2 Materials Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 3 Department of Chemical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.15
Doped Polyaniline/Crystalline Silicon pn Heterostructure Solar Cells.

Weining Wang 1 , Eric Schiff 1
1 Physics, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.16
Network Structure Polymer/PCBM Organic Photovoltaic Devices

So Yeon Kim 2 , Kwang Hee Lee 2 , Byung Doo Chin 1 , Jai Kyeong Kim 1 , Jae-Woong Yu 1
2 Deparment of Polymer Science & Engineering, Inha University, Incheon Korea (the Republic of), 1 Optoelectronic Materials Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Z7.17
Optical and Electrical Properties of Composite Mesoporous Titania-P3HT films on Anodic Alumina Template

Hyun Jung Her 1 , Jung-Min Kim 1 , Chi-Jung Kang 1 , Yung-Jin Choi 1 , Yong-Sang Kim 1 2
1 Nano Science and Engineering, Myong-Ji Univ., Yong-In Korea (the Republic of), 2 Electrical Engineering, Myong-Ji Univ., Yong-In Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Z7.18
Spray Coated Dye Solar Cell with CNT Counter Electrode.

Won Jae Lee 1 , Easwaramoorthi Ramasamy 1 2 , Dong Yoon Lee 1 , Jae Sung Song 1
1 Electric and Magnetic Devices Research Group, Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute, Changwon, Gyeongnam-do, Korea (the Republic of), 2 , University of Science & Technology, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Z7.21
Investigation of Device Optimization of Organic Bi-layer Solar Cells

Young Wook Kim 1 , Matthew Monroe 2 , Jiyoun Seol 1 , Jaeseung Seol 3 , Do-Hoon Kim 1 , Timothy Anderson 2 , Chinho Park 1
1 School of Display and Chemical Engineering, Yeungnam University, Kyeongsan, Kyeongsangbukdo, Korea (the Republic of), 2 Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States, 3 , LGMicron, Co, Ltd, Gumi Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Z7.22
Two Dimensional X-shaped Oligothiophenes for Optoelectronic Applications.

Olga Zolotarskaya 1 , Yashpal Bhandari 1 , Mary Galvin 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 , Air Products and Chemicals, Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.24
Electric-Field-Assisted Aerosol Deposition of Metal Nanoparticles for Metal Nanostructure-Enhanced Organic Photovoltaic Cells

Shigeo Fujimori 1 2 , Rostam Dinyari 1 , Peter Peumans 1
1 Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 Electronic & Imaging Materials Research Labs., Toray Industries, Inc., Otsu, Shiga, Japan

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9:00 PM - Z7.25
Direct Deposition of PbSe Nanoparticles in a Polymer Matrix by an Integrated Microwave Plasma-spin Coating Process.

Sarath Witanachchi 1 , Gayan Dedigamuwa 1 , Marek Merlak 1 , Pritish Mukherjee 1 , Xiaomei Jiang 1
1 Department of Physics, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.26
Swollen Polymers for the Synthesis of Photovoltaic Devices

Claudia Swanson 1 , David Rogow 1 , Xiaojuan Fan 1 , Scott Oliver 1
1 Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.27
Synthesis and Self-assembled Nanostructure of Polythiophenes Grafted Copolymers.

Xiwen Chen 1 , Xu Han 1 , George Vamvounis 1 , Steven Holdcroft 1
1 Chemistry, SFU , Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

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9:00 PM - Z7.28
Enhanced Open Circuit Voltage in SWCNTs/P3HT Nanocomposite Photovoltaics

Tingying Zeng 1 , Jianxin Geng 1
1 Chemistry, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.29
The role of DNA thin film in PCBM/P3HT Bulk Heterojunction Solar cells.

Vidyalakshmi Kolachure 1 , Michael Jin 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.3
Effects of C70 Derivative in Low band Gap Polymer Photovoltaic Devices: Spectral Complementation and Morphology Optimization.

Yan Yao 1 , Gang Li 1 , Qibing Pei 1 , Yang Yang 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.30
Colloidal III-V Quantum Dots for Polymer Photovoltaics

Annick Anctil 1 , Brian Landi 1 , James Worman 1 , Ryne Raffaelle 1
1 Physics, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.31
Hybrid Monolithic Tandems of CIGS and DSSC with Transparent Carbon Nanotube Recombination Layer

Anvar Zakhidov 1 , Hasan Shodiev 1 , William Shafarman 2
1 Physics, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, United States, 2 Institute of Energy Conversion, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.32
Solar Cells from Colloidal Type-1 Quantum Dots and Type-2 Quantum Dots.

Jiwon Bang 1
1 , Postech, Pohang Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Z7.33
Hybrid Solar Cells from Polymers and Silicon Nanocrystals

Chin-Yi Liu 1 , Uwe Kortshagen 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.5
Template-Assisted Large Scale Vertical Implantation of Crystalline Titania Nanotube Arrays.

Svetlana Khvan 1 , Junkyung Kim 1 , Sang-Soo Lee 1
1 Polymer Hybrid Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - Z7.6
Silicon Nanoparticles for Photovoltaic Applications.

Cedrik Meier 1 , Nadine v.d. Schoot 1 , Hartmut Wiggers 1 , Andre Ebbers 2 , Axel Lorke 1
1 Physics and Engineering Departments, University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg Germany, 2 , Degussa AG, Duisburg Germany

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9:00 PM - Z7.8
Modeling-Based Optimization of the Ordered Quantum Dot Superlattices for the Photovoltaic Efficiency Enhancement.

Qinghui Shao 1 , Alexander Balandin 1 , A. Fedoseyev 2 , M. Turowski 2 , S. Bailey 3
1 Nano-Device Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, California, United States, 2 , CFD Research Corporation, Huntsville, Alabama, United States, 3 John H. Glenn Research Center , National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - Z7.9
Tuning the Morphology of Organic Bulk-Hetero Junction Photovoltaic Devices for a more Balanced Charge Transport.

Lacramioara Popescu 1 , Harry Jonkman 1 , Jan Hummelen 1
1 Materials Science Center, University of Groningen, Groningen Netherlands

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2007-04-13   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Michael F. Durstock Air Force Research Laboratory
Anvar Zakhidov University of Texas-Dallas
Michael Graetzel Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
Lynne A. Samuelson U. S. Army RDECOM
Z8: Nanoparticle Hybrid Cells II and Surfaces & Interfaces
Session Chairs
Friday AM, April 13, 2007
Room 2009 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **Z8.1
Carrier-Multiplication and Field-Enhancement Effects From the Perspective of Solar Energy Conversion.

Victor Klimov 1
1 Chemistry Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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10:00 AM - Z8.2
Germanium Nanocrystals for Thin-Film Photovoltaic Devices

Zak Holman 1 , Ryan Gresback 1 , Uwe Kortshagen 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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10:15 AM - Z8.3
Surface Plasmons as a Route to Light Concentration: The Case of Quantum Dots in Self-Assembled Hybrid Nanostructures.

Manuel Romero 1 , Jao van de Lagemaat 1 , Garry Rumbles 1 , Mowafak Al-Jassim 1
1 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States

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10:30 AM - Z8.4
Hybrid Gold/Silica/Nanocrystal-Quantum-Dot Superstructures: Synthesis and Analysis of Semiconductor-Metal Interactions.

Bradley Prall 1 , Nanguo Liu 1 , Victor Klimov 1
1 , Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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10:45 AM - Z8.5
Photocatalytic Assemblies Based on CdSe Nanocrystal Quantum Dots and Surface Adsorbed Ru-polypyridine complexes.

Milan Sykora 1 , Melissa Petruska 1 , James Alstrum-Acevedo 2 , Ilya Bezel 1 , Jason Leonard 1 , Thomas Meyer 2 , Victor Klimov 1
1 C-PCS, LANL, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

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11:00 AM - *
Break

11:30 AM - Z8.6
Interfacial Studies of Polymer/ZnO Hybrid Solar Cells

Dana Olson 1 , Yun-Ju Lee 1 , Erik Spoerke 1 , Matthew White 2 3 , Sean Shaheen 2 , David Ginley 2 , Terry Guilinger 1 , William Steen 1 , James Voigt 1 , Julia Hsu 1
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 , National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, United States, 3 Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States

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11:45 AM - Z8.7
Understanding Blended Solar Cell Performance with Electrical Scanning Probes

David Coffey 1 , Obadiah Reid 1 , David Ginger 1
1 Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States

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12:00 PM - Z8.8
Scanning Probe Microscopy on Operational Organic Solar Cells.

Klara Maturova 1 , Martijn Kemerink 1 , Rene Janssen 1
1 Molecular Materials and Nanosystems, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven Netherlands

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12:15 PM - Z8.9
ITO Electrical Non-Uniformity and the Diode Quality Factor: A Conducting-Tip Atomic Force Microscope Study

Alexander Veneman 1 , Michael Brumbach 1 , Thomas Schulmeyer 1 , Neal Armstrong 1
1 Chemistry, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States

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12:30 PM - Z8.10
Surface Functionalization and Passivation of GaAs Nanocrystals.

Matthew Traub 1 , Bruce Brunschwig 2 , Nathan Lewis 1
1 Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States, 2 Molecular Materials Research Center, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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12:45 PM - Z8.11
Surface Plasmons Increase Absorption in Thin Film Polymer Photovoltaic Cells.

Kristofer Tvingstedt 1 3 , Aliaksandr Rahachou 2 3 , Igor Zozoulenko 2 3 , Olle Inganäs 1 3
1 IFM, Linköpings University, Linköping Sweden, 3 , Center of organic electronics, Linköping Sweden, 2 ITN, Linköpings University, Norrköping Sweden

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