Tuesday, 26th May

Tuesday, 26th May
08:30 - 09:45 | Session 04 | Kesterites Absorbers | Chairs: S. Schorr, C. Platzer-Bjorkman
08:30 | INVITED: Emerging thin film photovoltaic inorganic materials: kesterite and beyond | Edgardo Saucedo (Catalonia Institut for Energy Research, Spain)
09:00 | Influence of the rear interface on composition and photoluminescence of CZTSSe absorber | Antonio Cabas Vidani (Empa-Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Switzerland)
09:15 | The influence of Na on wide band-gap kesterite thin film solar cells | Raquel Caballero (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain)
09:30 | Random structure search: Solving the kesterite-stannite puzzle in (Cu,Ag)2ZnSnSe4 solid solution | Daniel Fritsch (Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin , Germany)
09:45 | Break
10:00 - 11:45 | Session 05 | New Absorber Materials | Chairs: E. Saucedo, S. Sadewasser
10:00 | Fermi energy limits in Cu-oxides | Andreas Klein (Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Germany)
10:15 | Fermi energy limits in Cu-oxides | Ignacio Minguez Bacho (Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany)
10:30 | BaZrS3 chalcogenide perovskite thin films grown by reactive co-sputtering | Corrado Comparotto (Uppsala University, Sweden)
10:45 - 11:00 | Break
11:00 | Reduced recombination in eco-friendly colloidal AgBiS2 nanocrystals for solution-processed solar cells | Ignasi Burgues (ICFO - The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain)
11:15 | Over 10um grain size Sb2Se3 film and its effective surface passivation | Chong Wang (Huazhong University of Science and Techonlogy -HUST, China)
11:30 | ALD interfacial buffer layers for Sb2Se3 solar cells – impact on the dominant recombination path | Thomas Weiss (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
11:45 - 15:00 | Break
15:00 - 17:15 | Session 06 | CdTe based Solar Cells | Chairs: M. Scarpulla, A. Romeo
15:00 | INVITED: Origin of microsecond lifetimes in polycrystalline CdTe solar cells | Darius Kuciauskas (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA)
15.30 | INVITED: The roles of Chlorine and Selenium in high efficiency CdTe-based devices | John Michael Walls (Loughborough University, UK)
16:00 | Enhancement in performance of graded CdSeTe/CdTe solar cells towards 20% efficiency | Tushar Shimpi (Colorado State University, USA)
16.15 - 16.30 | Break
16.30 | Atomic-Resolution Characterization of Interfaces in Poly-Crystalline CdTe Devices | Robert Klie (University of Illinois / Colorado State University, USA)
16.45 | Modelling Bubble Formation in sputter deposited CdTe Solar Cells | Peter Hatton (Loughborough University, UK)
17.00 | An investigation on Arsenic doping of CdSexTe1-x absorber layers for thin film photovoltaics using Density Functional Theory | Akash Shah (Colorado State University, USA)
17.15 | Band tails, material quality, passivation, contacts: what limits the voltage of CdSeTe solar cells | Onno Arthur (Arizona State University, USA)