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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 8620

Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices II
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Volume Number: 8620
Date Published: 11 April 2013

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Front Matter: Volume 8620
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Effect of grating period on the excitation of multiple surface-plasmon-polariton waves guided by the interface of a metal grating and a photonic crystal
Author(s): Anthony Shoji Hall; Muhammad Faryad; Greg D. Barber; Akhlesh Lakhtakia; Thomas E. Mallouk
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Improving photovoltaic devices using silver nanocubes
Author(s): F. Hejazi; S. Y. Ding; Y. Sun; A. Bottomley; A. Ianoul; W. N. Ye
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Efficiency enhancement of amorphous-silicon tandem solar cell due to multiple surface-plasmon-polariton waves
Author(s): Muhammad Faryad; Akhlesh Lakhtakia
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On energy transfer in metallically nanomodified photocells via surface plasmons in metallic nanoparticles: inclusion of nanoparticle size-effect
Author(s): Witold A. Jacak
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Intraband carrier dynamics in InAs/GaAs quantum dots studied by two-color excitation spectroscopy
Author(s): Yukihiro Harada; Tsuyoshi Maeda; Takashi Kita
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Evaluation of micrometer scale lateral fluctuations of transport properties in CIGS solar cells
Author(s): A. Delamarre; D. Ory; M. Paire; D. Lincot; J.-F. Guillemoles; L. Lombez
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Broadband light-trapping in ultra-thin nano-structured solar cells
Author(s): Clément Colin; Inès Massiot; Andrea Cattoni; Nicolas Vandamme; Christophe Dupuis; Nathalie Bardou; Isabelle Gerard; Negar Naghavi; Jean-François Guillemoles; Jean-Luc Pelouard; Stéphane Collin
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Silicon solar cell light-trapping using defect mode photonic crystals
Author(s): Kelsey A. Whitesell; Dennis M. Callahan; Harry Atwater
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Nanostructured down-converter module for photovoltaic application
Author(s): Thierry Deschamps; Antoine Guille; Emmanuel Drouard; Radoslaw Mazurczyk; Régis Orobtchouk; Cecile Jamois; Alain Fave; Romain Peretti; Erwann Fourmond; Antonio Pereira; Bernard Moine; Christian Seassal
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Enhancing absorption in a thin film photovoltaic system with periodic nanostructures obtained by low-cost techniques
Author(s): Arthur Le Bris; Barbara Brudieu; Thierry Gacoin; Jérémie Teisseire; Fabien Sorin
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Broadband light absorption enhancement in thin-film solar cells by combining front dielectric and back metallic gratings
Author(s): Siyao Guo; Guangyao Su; Deng Xiao; Zhaoyu Zhang
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Six not so easy pieces in intermediate band solar cell research
Author(s): A. Martí; E. Antolín; P. García-Linares; I. Ramiro; I. Artacho; E. López; E. Hernández; M. J. Mendes; A. Mellor; I. Tobías; D. Fuertes Marrón; C. Tablero; A. B. Cristóbal; C. G. Bailey; M. Gonzalez; M. Yakes; M. P. Lumb; R. Walters; A. Luque
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Modification of band alignment at interface of AlyGa1-ySb/AlxGa1-xAs type-II quantum dots by concentrated sunlight in intermediate-band solar cells with separated absorption and depletion regions
Author(s): A. Kechiantz; A. Afanasev; J.-L. Lazzari
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Investigation of the design parameters of quantum dot enhanced III-V solar cells
Author(s): Kristina Driscoll; Mitchell Bennett; Stephen Polly; David V. Forbes; Seth M. Hubbard
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Improving photonic-electronic characteristics in quantum-dot solar cells via lattice strain mechanisms
Author(s): Wiley P. Kirk; Jateen Gandhi; Choong-Un Kim
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Towards high-efficiency triple-junction solar cells with bio-inspired nanostructures
Author(s): Peichen Yu; H.-V. Han; T.-T. Yang; M.-M. Hung; C.-Y. Hong; Y.-L. Tsai; K.-H. Hung; T.-G. Chen; Y.-R. Wu; G.-C. Chi
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Simulation and development of sub-wavelength textured ARCs for CPV applications
Author(s): Wei Wang; Paul Narchi; Alex Freundlich
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Silicon rich carbide as a conductive substrate for Si QD solar cells
Author(s): Dongchen Lan; Dawei Di; Gavin Conibeer; Xuguang Jia; Lingfeng Wu
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Non PN junction solar cells using carrier selective contacts
Author(s): Stuart Bowden; Kunal Ghosh; Christiana Honsberg
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Solar cell experiments for space: past, present and future
Author(s): R. Hoheisel; S. R. Messenger; M. P. Lumb; M. Gonzalez; C. G. Bailey; D. A. Scheiman; S. Maximenko; P. P. Jenkins; R. J. Walters
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Modeling of defect tolerance of IMM multijunction photovoltaics for space application
Author(s): Akhil Mehrotra; Alex Freundlich
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Investigation of carrier removal from QD TJSCs
Author(s): Christopher Kerestes; David V. Forbes; Cory D. Cress; B. C. Richards; William T. Lotshaw; Stephen D. LaLumondiere; Eli Fernandez; Yong Lin; Paul Sharps; Seth M. Hubbard
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Simulation of radiation effects in solar cells: DLTS vs. SRIM for trap data
Author(s): Marek Turowski; Timothy Bald; Ashok Raman; Alex Fedoseyev; Jeffrey H. Warner
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Characterization of radiation tolerance in doping superlattice solar cells
Author(s): Michael A. Slocum; David V. Forbes; Mihir H. Bohra; Seth M. Hubbard
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Physics of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 microcells under ultrahigh illumination intensities
Author(s): M. Paire; L. Lombez; F. Donsanti; M. Jubault; S. Collin; J. L. Pelouard; D. Lincot; J. F. Guillemoles
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Efficiency of a micro-bubble reflector based, self-adaptive waveguide solar concentrator
Author(s): V. Zagolla; E. Tremblay; C. Moser
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Self-tracking planar concentrator using a solar actuated phase-change mechanism
Author(s): Eric J. Tremblay; Volker Zagolla; Damien Loterie; Christophe Moser
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Adjustable planar lightguide solar concentrators with liquid-prism structure
Author(s): Meng-Che Tsai; Allen Jong-Woei Whang; Tsung-Xian Lee; Yi-Yung Chen
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Modeling Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) solar cells with kesterite and stannite phase variation
Author(s): Elizabeth A. Lund; Michael A. Scarpulla
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GaN microdomes for broadband omnidirectional antireflection for concentrator photovoltaics
Author(s): Lu Han; Matthew R. McGoogan; Tyler A. Piedimonte; Ian V. Kidd; Roger H. French; Hongping Zhao
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Lambertian back reflector in Cu(InGa)Se2 solar cell: optical modeling and characterization
Author(s): Nir Dahan; Zacharie Jehl; Jean-François Guillemoles; Daniel Lincot; Negar Naghavi; Jean-Jacques Greffet
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Effect of nonhomogeneous intrinsic layer in a thin-film amorphous-silicon solar cell
Author(s): Mahmoud R. M. Atalla
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Thick-well quantum-structured solar cells: design criteria for nano-enhanced absorbers
Author(s): Roger E. Welser
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Modeling of dilute nitride cascaded quantum well solar cells for high efficiency photovoltaics
Author(s): G. Vijaya; A. Alemu; A. Freundlich
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Carrier collection efficiency in multiple quantum well solar cells
Author(s): Hiromasa Fujii; Kasidit Toprasertpong; Kentaroh Watanabe; Masakazu Sugiyama; Yoshiaki Nakano
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Drift-diffusion modeling of InP-based triple junction solar cells
Author(s): M. P. Lumb; M. González; C. G. Bailey; I. Vurgaftman; J. R. Meyer; J. Abell; M. Yakes; R. Hoheisel; J. G. Tischler; P. N. Stavrinou; M. Fuhrer; N. J. Ekins-Daukes; R. J. Walters
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FEM-based optical modeling of silicon thin-film tandem solar cells with randomly textured interfaces in 3D
Author(s): Martin Hammerschmidt; Daniel Lockau; Sven Burger; Frank Schmidt; Christoph Schwanke; Simon Kirner; Sonya Calnan; Bernd Stannowski; Bernd Rech
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High current generation in dilute nitride solar cells grown by molecular beam epitaxy
Author(s): A. Aho; A. Tukiainen; V. Polojärvi; J. Salmi; M. Guina
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Dilute phosphide nitride materials as photocathodes for electrochemical solar energy conversion
Author(s): Vijay Parameshwaran; Xiaoqing Xu; Yangsen Kang; James Harris; H.-S. Philip Wong; Bruce Clemens
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Ohmic contacts to n-type GaSb grown on GaAs by the interfacial misfit dislocation technique
Author(s): N. Rahimi; A. A. Aragon; O. S. Romero; D. M. Kim; N. B. J. Traynor; T. J. Rotter; G. Balakrishnan; S. D. Mukherjee; L. F. Lester
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Carrier dynamics in bulk 1eV InGaAsNSb materials and epitaxial lift off GaAs-InAlGaP layers grown by MOVPE for multi-junction solar cells
Author(s): Yongkun Sin; Stephen LaLumondiere; William Lotshaw; Steven C. Moss; Tae Wan Kim; Kamran Forghani; Luke J. Mawst; Thomas F. Kuech; Rao Tatavarti; Andree Wibowo; Noren Pan
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Efficiency enhancement of InGaN/GaN multiple quantum well solar cells using CdS quantum dots and distributed Bragg reflectors
Author(s): Yu-Lin Tsai; Chien-Chung Lin; Hau-Vei Han; Hsin-Chu Chen; Kuo-Ju Chen; Wei-Chi Lai; Jin-Kong Sheu; Fang-I Lai; Peichen Yu; Hao-Chung Kuo
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Tuning up the performance of GaAs-based solar cells by inelastic scattering on quantum dots and doping of AlyGa1-ySb type-II dots and AlxGa1-xAs spacers between dots
Author(s): A. Kechiantz; A. Afanasev
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Modification of MBE for growth of dilute nitride quantum well photovoltaics
Author(s): G. Vijaya; A. Mehrotra; M. Gunasekera; A. Freundlich
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An innovative static compound parabolic concentrator with prism structure used in natural lighting illumination system (NLIS®)
Author(s): Allen Jong-Woei Whang; Guan-Wei Chen; Ching-Shiuan Ren
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The hybrid coupling element for light-correcting in Natural Light Illumination Systems (NLIS)
Author(s): Allen Jong-Woei Whang; Chang Ya Hui; Lee Tsung-Xian; Chen Yi Yung
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Modular design optical light pipe with high efficiency
Author(s): Allen Jong-Woei Whang; Yi-Hsin Yeh; Yi-Yung Chen
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Improve GaAs solar cells efficiency by using high-transmittance textured PDMS film
Author(s): H. V. Han; H. C. Chen; C. C. Lin; Y. L. Tsai; H. C. Kuo; Peichen Yu
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Investigation in feasibility of Molybdenum as a back contact layer for Silicon based quantum dot solar cells
Author(s): Ziyun Lin; Ivan Perez-Wurfl; Lingfeng Wu; Xuguang Jia; Tian Zhang; Binesh Puthen-Veettil; Haixiang Zhang; Dawei Di; Gavin Conibeer
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Miniaturized concentrator arrays as compact angle transformers for light collection and distribution
Author(s): Roland Bitterli; Toralf Scharf; Franz Josef Haug
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Improvement in etching rate for epilayer lift-off with surfactant
Author(s): Fan-Lei Wu; Ray-Hua Horng; Jian-Heng Lu; Chun-Li Chen; Yu-Cheng Kao
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Zinc oxide nanowire arrays for photovoltaic and light-emitting devices
Author(s): Bita Janfeshan; Bahareh Sadeghimakki; Navid M. S. Jahed; Siva Sivoththaman
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Effect of grain boundary on nanoscale electronic properties of hydrogenated nanocrystalline silicon studied by Kelvin probe force microscopy
Author(s): Rubana Bahar Priti; Sandeep Mahat; Venkat Bommisetty
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Numerical investigation on the structural characteristics of GaN/InGaN solar cells
Author(s): Yen-Kuang Kuo; Jih-Yuan Chang; Shih-Hsun Yen
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Thin film solar cells based on cavity enhanced grating structure
Author(s): Guangyao Su; Fangwang Gou; Chuanhong Liu; Siyao Guo; Zhaoyu Zhang
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Use freeform reflector method in lighting coupler
Author(s): Allen Jong-Woei Whang; Y. H. Hsu; Shu Hao Chang
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