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M. Despeisse, M. Boccard, et. al.

EPFL

Light Harves Schemes for High Efficiency Thin Film Silicons Solar Cells

38th IEEE PVSC, Austin - USA

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M. Zeman TU Delft Thin-film Silicon Photovoltaics 27th EUPVSEC, Frankfurt - Germany PDF ONLY
A. Gordijn Jülich Accelerated development and prototyping of nano-technology- based high-efficiency thin-film silicon solar modules 27th EUPVSEC, Frankfurt - Germany PDF ONLY

M. Boccard, C. Battaglia, et. al. 

EPFL Light trapping in solar cells: Analytical modeling American Institute of Physics

10.1063/1.4758295

S. Hänni, D. Alexander, et. al. EPFL On the Interplay between Microstructure and Interfaces in High-Efficiency Microcrystalline Silicon Solar Cells IEEE: Journal of Photovoltaics PDF ONLY
L. V. Mercaldo, P. Delli Veneri, et. al. ENEA Broadband near-field effects for improved thin film Si solar cells on randomly textured substrates Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 10.1016/j.solmat.2013.01.023
P. Roca, K.-H. Kim et. Al. LPICM-CRNS Low Temperature Plasma Synthesis of Silicon Nanocrystals and their application on the growth of Crystalline Silicon and Germanium Thin Films 2012 MRS Spring Meeting
10.1557/opl.2012.1094
L. V. Mercaldo, P. Delli Veneri, et. al. ENEA

Properties of mixed phase n-doped silicon oxide layers and application in micromorph solar cells

Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells (2013)

10.1016/j.solmat.2013.05.030

 
L. V. Mercaldo et. al. ENEA Investigation of n-SiOx/Ag as advanced back reflector for superstrate-type micromorph solar cells on different front TCO EU PVSEC 2013 Oral presentation
A. Campa, M. Sever et al. UL Advanced approaches in optical simulations of thin-film solar cells NUSOD 2013 PDF ONLY
T. Zimmermann, T. Merdzhanova er at. Jülich Dynamic deposition of microcrystalline silicon SPIE Newsroom 10.1117/2.1201305.004856
U. Paetzold, W. Zhang et al. Jülich  Thin-film silicon solar cell development on imprint-textured glass substrates Material Science and Engineering B 10.1016/j.mseb.2013.01.005
S. Michard, M. Meier et al.  Jülich  High deposition rate process for the fabrication of microcrystalline silicon thin films Material Science and Engineering B 10.1016/j.mseb.2012.11.020
M. Meier, U. W. Paetzold et al. Jülich  UV nanoimprint for the replication of etched ZnO:Al textures applied in thin-film silicon solar cells Progress in photovoltaics: Research and Applications (2013) 10.1002/pip.2382
A. Lambertz, V. Smirnov et al. Jülich Microcrystalline silicon-oxygen alloys for application in silicon solar cells and modules Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 10.1016/j.solmat.2013.05.053
F.-J. Haug, K. Söderström et al. EPFL Super-Lambertian photocurrent-generation in solar cells with periodically
textured interfaces
AIP Applied Physics Letters 10.1063/1.4822105
M. Stuckelberger, M. Despeisse et al. EPFL Comparison of amorphous silicon absorber materials: Light-induced degradation and solar cell efficiency AIP Journal of applied Physics 10.1063/1.4824813
C. Strobel, U. Merkel, et. al. TUD Very high deposition rate µc-Si:H absorber layer deposition using a plasma excitation frequency of 140 MHz in combination with high process pressures Proceedings of 28th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (2013) 2573 - 2579 PDF ONLY
M. Stuckelberger, B. Perruche, et.al. EPFL Class AAA LED-based solar simulator for steady-state measurements and light soaking IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, Vol. 4, No. 5, September 2014

10.1109/JPHOTOV.2014.2335738

Poster

S.N. Abolmasov, H.Woo, R. Planques, et.al. LPICM, CNRS, Ecole Polytechnique Substrate and p-layer effects on polymorphous silicon solar cells EPJ Photovoltaics 5, 55206 (2014) 10.1051/epjpv/2014007
M. Stuckelberger, Y. Riesen, et.al. EPFL Light-induced Voc increase and decrease in high-efficiency amorphous silicon solar cells JAP 10.1063/1.4894457
M. Stuckelberger, A. Billet, et.al. EPFL Comparison of amorphous silicon absorber materials:
Kinetics of light-induced degradation
   
Zdenek Remesa, Ravi Vasudevan, et.al. IPP, Delft The optical spectra of a-Si:H and a-SiC:H thin films measured by the
absolute photothermal deflection spectroscopy (PDS)
2014/Mar/24 at www.scientific.net 10.4028/www.scientific.net/SSP.213.19
A. Campa, M. Boccard, M. Meier, M. Topic UL Status and Potential in Improving a-Si:H/µc-Si:H Tandem Solar Cell Efficiency 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, 22-26 September 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands PDF-presentation
A. Campa, N. Neykova, E. Moulin, K. Hruska, F.-J. Haug, M. Topic, C. Ballif, M. Vanecek UL 3-Dimensional Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells Deposited on ZnO Nanocolumns 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, 22-26 September 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands PDF-presentation
Jakub Holovský , Christophe Ballif IPP Thin-film limit formalism applied to surface defect absorption Optical Society of America 10.1364/OE.22.031466
 
Michel Stückelberger EPFL Hydrogenated amorphous silicon: Impact of process conditions on material properties and solar cell efficiency   PDF ONLY
E. Moulin, M. Steltenpool, M. Boccard, L. Garcia, G. Bugnon, M. Stuckelberger, et.al. EPFL 2-D Periodic and Random-on-Periodic Front Textures for Tandem Thin-Film Silicon Solar Cells IEEE: Journal of Photovoltaics 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2014.2333883
R. Khazaka, E. Moulin, M. Boccard, L. Garcia,
S. Hänni, F.-J. Haug, F. Meillaud, C. Ballif
EPFL Silver versus white sheet as a back reflector for microcrystalline silicon solar cells deposited on LPCVD-ZnO electrodes of various textures Progress in Photovoltaics 10.1002/pip.2542
F.-J. Haug, K. Söderström, A. Naqavi, J. Li, Ballif EPFL Super-Lambertian photocurrent-generation in solar cells with periodically
textured interfaces
Applied Physics Lettes 10.1063/1.4822105
F.-J. Haug, K. Söderström, C. Ballif EPFL Resonant Absorption Enhancement in Solar Cells With Periodically Textured Interfaces IEEE: Journal of Photovoltaics 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2014.2310750
J. W. Schüttauf, G. Bugnon, M. Stuckelberger, S. Hänni, M. Boccard, M. Despeisse, F.-J. Haug, F. Meillaud, C. Ballif EPFL Thin-Film Silicon Triple-Junction Solar Cells on Highly Transparent Front Electrodes With Stabilized Efficiencies up to 12.8% IEEE: Journal of Photovoltaics 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2014.2307162
M. Ledinský, E. Moulin, G. Bugnon, K. Ganzerová, A. Vetushka, F. Meillaud, A. Fejfar, C. Ballif EPFL Light trapping in thin-film solar cells measured by Raman spectroscopy Applied Physics Lettes 10.1063/1.4895931
M. Boccard, M. Despeisse, J. Escarre, X. niwquille, G. Bugnon, S. Hänni, M. Bonnet-Eymard, F. Meillaud, C. Ballif EPFL High-Stable-Efficiency Tandem Thin-Film Silicon Solar Cell With Low-Refractive-Index Silicon-Oxide Interlayer
IEEE: Journal of Photovoltaics 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2014.2357495
M. Stuckelberger, A. Billet, Y. Riesen, M. Boccard, M. Despeisse, J.-W. Schüttauf, F.-J. Haug, C. Ballif EPFL Comparison of amorphous silicon absorber materials: Kinetics of light-induced degradation Progress in Photovoltaics 10.1002/pip.2559
S. Hänni, D. Alexander, L. Ding, G. Bugnon, M. Boccard, C. Battaglia, et.al. EPFL On the Interplay between Microstructure and Interfaces in High-Efficiency Microcrystalline Silicon Solar Cells IEEE: Journal of Photovoltaics 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2012.2214766
S. Hänni, G. Bugnon, G. Parascondolo, M. Boccard, J. Escarre, M. Despeisse, F. Meillaud, C. Ballif EPFL High-efficiency microcrystalline silicon single-junction solar cells Progress in Photovoltaics 10.1002/pip.2398
C. Strobel, B. Leszczynska et al. TUD
Static and dynamic VHF-deposition of microcrystalline silicon at 140 MHz with rates up to 2.5 nm/s Proceedings of 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, 22-26 September 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands, (2014) 1917 - 1920  
 M. Ghosh, U. W. Paetzold, R. v. Erven, P. Evans, D. Sheel, A. Gordijn, M. Meier  Jülich Efficiency enhancement in thin film silicon tandem solar cells by industrial relevant light management concepts 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, 22-26 September 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands  
M. Bonnet-Eymard, M. Boccard, G. Bugnon, F. Meillaud, M. Despeisse, F.-J. Haug, C. Ballif EPFL Current matching optimization in high-efficiency thin-film silicon tandem solar cells 39th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Tampa, Florida 10.1109/PVSC.2013.6744126
F.-J. Haug, R. Biron, B. Niesen, M. Despeisse, C. Ballif EPFL Advanced intermediate reflector layers for thin film silicon tandem solar cells 39th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, June 2013, Tampa, Florida 10.1109/PVSC.2013.6744292
M. Steltenpool, E. Moulin, F.-J. Haug, M. Ghosh, M. Meier, J. Rutten, M. Bos et.al. EPFL Nano-Imprint Technology Combined with Rough TCO Morphology as Double Textured Light-Trapping Superstrate for Thin Film Solar Cells 28th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, September 2013, Paris, France 10.4229/28thEUPVSEC2013-3BO.6.2
F.-J. Haug, J. Li, C. Ballif EPFL Parasitic absorption effects in metallic back reflectors with texture 40th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, June 2014, Denver, Colorado 10.1109/PVSC.2014.6925586
  LPICM, CNRS, Ecole Polytechnique Ecole Polytechnique Substrate and p-layer effects on polymorphous silicon solar cells EPJ Photovoltaics 10.1051/epjpv/2014007
S. Hänni, D. Alexander, et. al. EPFL On the Interplay between Microstructure and Interfaces in High-Efficiency Microcrystalline Silicon Solar Cells IEEE: Journal of Photovoltaics  

 

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