Monday, 25th May

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Monday, 25th May
08:30 | Opening and Welcome
08:45 - 09:45 | Session 01 | Tandems | Chairs: B. Vermang, P. Schulz
08:45 | INVITED: Highly Efficient Monolithic 2-Terminal CIGSe/Perovskite Tandem Solar Cells | Christian Kaufmann (Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin/PVcomB, Germany)
09:15 | Emerging Wide Bandgap Chalcopyrites and Integration Methods for Efficient Multijunction Solar Devices | Nicolas Gaillard (University of Hawaii, USA)
09:30 | CuGaSe2 / c-Si tandem solar cell exceeding 1 Volt Voc with tunnel junction at the interface | Adrien Rivalland (Institut des Materiaux Jean-Rouxel -IMN, France)
0945 - 10:00 | Break
10:00 - 12:15 | Session 02 | Ultrathin CIGS solar cells | Chairs: P. Salome, M. Edoff
10:00 | ARCIGS-M: Strategies for high efficiency CIGS solar cells with thin absorber layers | Marika Edoff (Uppsala University, Sweden)
10:15 | INVITED: Ultrathin CIGS solar cells with highly reflective back contacts | Stephane Collin (CNRS, France)
10:45 | Innovative and industrially viable approach to fabricate AlOx and HfOx rear passivated ultra-thin Cu(In,Ga)Se2 solar cells | Gizem Birant (Uhasselt Imec, Belgium)
11:00 | Break
11:15 | Combining optical reflection and scattering at the back contact of ultrathin CIGSe solar cells | Thomas Schneider (Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)
11:30 | Advanced electrical characterization of ultra-thin CIGS solar cells in the dark | Jackson Lontchi (Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium)
11:45 | Prediction of nanotexture transfer and optical gains in ultra-thin textured CIGS solar cells | Milan Kovacic University of Ljubljana, Faculty of electrical engineering, Slovenia)
12:00 | The importance of contact pattern in passivation layers for ultrathin Cu(In,Ga)Se2 solar cells | Salome Pedro (INL- International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Portugal)
12:15 - 14:15 | Break
14:15 - 16:30 | Session 03 | Industrial Advancements and Durability in Chalcogenide base PV | Chairs: H.W. Schock, S. Paetel
14:15 | Harmonizing Power Stabilization Methods on Thin-film Photovoltaics: A Round-Robin Test |Ankit Mittal (Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria)
14:30 | Development of bandgap gradient for CIGS solar cells on flexible stainless-steel substrate | Yi Ren (Midsummer AB, Sweden)

14:45 | Study of wormlike defects induced by shading on a commercial Cu(In,Ga)(S,Se)2 module | Remi Aninat (TNO, The Netherlands)

15:00 | Post-Mortem Analysis of CIGS Solar Modules damaged due to Potential Induced Degradation (PID)  | Pelin Yilmaz (University of Twente & TNO-Solliance, The Netherlands)

15:15 - 15:30 | Break
15:30 | Progress challenges and prospect of polycrystalline CdTe photovoltaics | Amit Munshi (Colorado State University, USA)
15:45 | Progress in development of CIGS processes and modules at NICE Solar: status and future outlook | Tobias Repmann (Nice Solar Energy, Germany)
16:00 | Al2O3 barrier film by atomic layer deposition: is it an effective encapsulation layer for flexible Cu(In,Ga)Se2 solar cell? | Shanting Zhang (Institut Photovoltaique d'Ile de France, France)
16:15 | Ecodesign, Energylabel and Ressource effieciency of chalgogenide thin film technologies | Andreas Wade (Pvthin, First Solar)