Materials for Alternative Energy: Solar Cells

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 12:30 PM
251 E Room (Salt Palace Convention Center)

Description:
This session discusses science and technology related to materials used in solar cells. It encompasses design, synthesis, fabrication, and analysis of all types of materials including bulk materials, coatings, and thin films, from basic as well as from application-oriented and manufacturing-related perspectives.


Sponsor:
Sustainable Energy
Co-Sponsor(s):
Electronics and Photonics (08E), Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum (22), Research and New Technology Committee (18j)


Chair:
Di Gao
Email: gaod@pitt.edu

Co-Chair:
Timothy J. Anderson
Email: tim@ufl.edu

- indicates paper has an Extended Abstract file available on CD.




12:50 PM
(472b) Characterization of Recombination Barrier Layers in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
Thomas P. Brennan, Jonathan R. Bakke, Rajib Mondal, Chad E. Miller, Dennis Nordlund, Michael F. Toney and Stacey F. Bent



File available
1:50 PM
(472e) A New Thin Film Heterojunction Structure and Fabrication Process: Dual Backcontact CdS/CdTe Photovoltaics
Carlos Hangarter, Behrang Hamadani, Hua Xu, John Guyer, Need Ryan, Carlos Beauchamp, John Bonevich and Daniel Josell


2:10 PM


2:30 PM
(472g) Modeling the Horizontal Ribbon Growth of Solar Silicon Crystals
Parthiv Daggolu, Andrew Yeckel, Carl Bleil and Jeffrey J. Derby
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