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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 8981

Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices III
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Volume Number: 8981
Date Published: 3 April 2014
Softcover: 39 papers (318) pages
ISBN: 9780819498946

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Front Matter: Volume 8981
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Simulation of absorption, photogeneration, and carrier extraction in nanostructure-based and ultra-thin film solar cell devices beyond the classical picture
Author(s): Urs Aeberhard
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The effects of electric field on InGaAs quantum well i-region placement in InAlGaAs solar cells
Author(s): Christopher G. Bailey; Matthew P. Lumb; Raymond Hoheisel; Maria Gonzalez; David V. Forbes; Michael K. Yakes; Seth M. Hubbard; Louise C. Hirst; Justin Lorentzen; Joseph G. Tischler; Ken Schmieder; Cory D. Cress; Phillip P. Jenkins; Robert J. Walters
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Effects of electric field on thermal and tunneling carrier escape in InAs/GaAs quantum dot solar cells
Author(s): Yushuai Dai; Stephen Polly; Staffan Hellström; Kristina Driscoll; David V. Forbes; Seth M. Hubbard; Paul J. Roland; Randy J. Ellingson
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Preparation and study of 2-D semiconductors with Dirac type bands due to the honeycomb nanogeometry
Author(s): E. Kalesaki; M. P. Boneschanscher; J. J. Geuchies; C. Delerue; C. Morais Smith; W. H. Evers; G. Allan; T. Altantzis; S. Bals; D. Vanmaekelbergh
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Group IV clathrates: synthesis, optoelectonic properties, and photovoltaic applications
Author(s): Lakshmi Krishna; Aaron D. Martinez; Lauryn L. Baranowski; Nicholas P. Brawand; Carolyn A. Koh; Vladan Stevanović; Mark T. Lusk; Eric S. Toberer; Adele C. Tamboli
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Upconverter materials and upconversion solar-cell devices: simulation and characterization with broad solar spectrum illumination
Author(s): S. Fischer; B. Fröhlich; A. Ivaturi; B. Herter; S. Wolf; K. W. Krämer; B. S. Richards; J. C. Goldschmidt
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Cutoff wavelength optimization for high-efficiency split spectrum photovoltaics
Author(s): Chandler Downs; Thomas E. Vandervelde
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Interdependence of reabsorption and internal energy losses in luminescent solar concentrators
Author(s): Jennefir Digaum; Stephen M. Kuebler
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Optical phonon decay in cubic semiconductors: a hot carrier solar cell picture
Author(s): Hugo Levard; Sana Laribi; Jean-François Guillemoles
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Hot-carrier solar cell spectral insensitivity: Why develop the hot-carrier solar cell when we have multi-junction devices?
Author(s): Louise C. Hirst; Matthew P. Lumb; Raymond Hoheisel; Simon P. Philipps; Andreas W. Bett; Robert J. Walters
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Silicon wafer-based tandem cells: The ultimate photovoltaic solution?
Author(s): Martin A. Green
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Modeling intermediate band solar cells: a roadmap to high efficiency
Author(s): Jacob J. Krich; Anna H. Trojnar; Liang Feng; Karin Hinzer; Alexandre W. Walker
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Degradation modeling of InGaP/GaAs/Ge triple-junction solar cells irradiated by protons
Author(s): S. I. Maximenko; M. P. Lumb; S. R. Messenger; R. Hoheisel; C. Affouda; D. Scheiman; M. Gonzalez; J. Lorentzen; P. P. Jenkins; R. J. Walters
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Enhancement of radiation tolerance with the use of a doping superlattice solar cell
Author(s): Michael A. Slocum; David V. Forbes; Seth M. Hubbard
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Conductive space solar cell coverglass replacement technology
Author(s): Zach S. Levin; David M. Wilt; Ryan Hoffman; Dale Ferguson
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Demonstration and future potential of a self-tracking phase change actuator
Author(s): V. Zagolla; M. Schmidlin; E. Tremblay; C. Moser
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Design of sub-wavelength dielectric antireflective grading for multijunction concentrator photovolatics
Author(s): Wei Wang; Alex Freundlich
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Cu(In,Ga)Se2 mesa microdiodes: study of edge recombination and behaviour under concentrated sunlight
Author(s): M. Paire; C. Jean; L. Lombez; S. Collin; J.-L. Pelouard; D. Lincot; J.-F. Guillemoles
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Ag nanoparticle-blended plasmonic organic solar cells: performance enhancement or detraction?
Author(s): Bo Wu; Nripan Mathews; Tze Chien Sum
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Hybrid bulk heterojunction solar cells based on low band gap polymers and CdSe nanocrystals
Author(s): Sergey Dayneko; Alexey Tameev; Marine Tedoradze; Igor Martynov; Pavel Linkov; Pavel Samokhvalov; Igor Nabiev; Alexander Chistyakov
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Analytical modeling of III-V solar cells close to the fundamental limit
Author(s): Matthew P. Lumb; Myles A. Steiner; John F. Geisz; Robert J. Walters
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Towards numerical simulation of nonhomogeneous thin-film silicon solar cells
Author(s): Tom H. Anderson; Muhammad Faryad; Tom G. Mackay; Akhlesh Lakhtakia
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Modeling, design and experimental results for high efficiency multi-junction solar cells lattice matched to InP
Author(s): María González; Matthew P. Lumb; Michael K. Yakes; Joshua Abell; Joseph G. Tischler; Christopher G. Bailey; Igor Vurgaftman; Jerry R. Meyer; Louise C. Hirst; Kenneth J. Schmieder; Sergio I. Molina; Francisco P. Delgado; Jessica G. J. Adams; Glen Hillier; Nicholas J. Ekins-Daukes; Robert J. Walters
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Ga-rich Ga(x)In(1-x)P solar cells on Si with 1.95 eV bandgap for ideal III-V/Si photovoltaics
Author(s): Christopher Ratcliff; T. J. Grassman; J. A. Carlin; D. J. Chmielewski; S. A. Ringel
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Detailed physics based modeling of triple-junction InGaP/GaAs/Ge solar cell
Author(s): Alexandre Fedoseyev; Timothy Bald; Ashok Raman; Seth Hubbard; David Forbes; Alexandre Freundlich
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Variable temperature carrier dynamics in bulk (In)GaAsNSb materials grown by MOVPE for multi-junction solar cells
Author(s): Yongkun Sin; Zachary Lingley; Stephen LaLumondiere; Nathan Wells; William Lotshaw; Steven C. Moss; Tae Wan Kim; Luke J. Mawst; Thomas F. Kuech
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Silicon solar cell enhancement by plasmonic silver nanocubes
Author(s): R. Veenkamp; S. Ding; I. Smith; W. N. Ye
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Optimum feature size of randomly textured glass substrates for maximum scattering inside thin-film silicon solar cells
Author(s): Nasim Sahraei; Selvaraj Venkataraj; Armin G. Aberle; Marius Peters
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Simulation of the scattering effect of randomly textured surfaces on the efficiency of thin film tandem solar cell
Author(s): Zhabiz Rahimi; Christoph Pflaum
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Optical scattering by anodized aluminum oxide for light management in thin film photovoltaics
Author(s): Brian Roberts; Qi Chen; Pei-Cheng Ku
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InP-based nano solar cells
Author(s): F. Proise; F. Pardo; A.-L. Joudrier; C. Njel; J. Alvarez; A. Delamarre; A.-M. Gonçalves; A. Lemaître; N. Bardou; C. Dupuis; A. Etcheberry; J.-F. Guillemoles; J.-L. Pelouard
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Dedicated nanoantenna elements for vertical nanorods in plasmonic photovoltaics
Author(s): Hossein Alisafaee; Michael A. Fiddy
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Design strategy for low e windows with effective insulation
Author(s): Mike P. C. Watts
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Impact of light management on photovoltaic characteristics of GaAs solar cells with photonic crystals and quasi-photonic crystals
Author(s): Yi-Chun Lai; Tung-Ting Yang; Peichen Yu; Mu-Min Hung; Martin Charlton
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The optimization of textured a-Si:H solar cells with a fully three-dimensional simulation
Author(s): Chun-Yao Lee; Hui-Hsin Hsiao; Chun-Ming Yeh; Chien-Fu Huang; Yung-Tsung Liu; Chia-Ming Fan; Yuh-Renn Wu
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On the light trapping mechanism in silicon solar cells with backside diffraction gratings
Author(s): Markus Wellenzohn; Rainer Hainberger
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Beryllium implant activation and damage recovery study in n-type GaSb
Author(s): N. Rahimi; M. Behzadirad; Emma J. Renteria; D. M. Shima; Ayse J. Muniz; T. Busani; Olga Lavrova; G. Balakrishnan; L. F. Lester
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Extending the operational wavelength of thermophotovoltaic devices via superlattice and barrier engineering
Author(s): Abigail S. Licht; Dante F. DeMeo; J. B. Rodriguez; Thomas E. Vandervelde
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Cheap and efficient plasmonic solar cell
Author(s): Ahmed E. Khalifa; Mohamed A. Swillam
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