Journal publications

  • M. Rohde, M. Zelt, O. Gabriel, S. Neubert, S. Kirner, D. Severin, T. Stolley, B. Rau, B. Stannowski, R. Schlatmann,
    "PECVD process optimization for thin film silicon tandem junction solar cells”
    Thin Solid Films (accepted for publication).

  • M. Weizman, H. Rhein, J. Dore, S. Gall, C. Klimm, G. Andrä, C. Schultz, F. Fink, B. Rau, R. Schlatmann,
    “Efficiency and stability enhancement of laser-crystallized polycrystalline thin-film solar cells by laser firing of the absorber contacts”
    Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 120 Part B (2014) 521-525.

  • B. Stannowski, O. Gabriel, S. Calnan, T. Frijnts, A. Heidelberg, S. Neubert, S. Kirner, S. Ring, M. Zelt, B. Rau, J.-H. Zollondz, H. Bloess, R. Schlatmann, B. Rech,
    „Achievements and challenges in thin film silicon module production”,
    Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 119 (2013) 196-203.

  • B. Rau, F. Friedrich, N. Papathanasiou, C. Schultz, B. Stannowski, B. Szyszka, R. Schlatmann,
    “Baseline meets innovation: Technology transfer for high-efficiency thin-film Si and CIGS modules at PVcomB”,
    Photovoltaics International 17 (2012) 99-106.

  • B. Stegemann,M. Richter,C. Schultz,H.-U. Pahl, H. Endert, J. Bonse, B. Rau, V. Quaschning, F. Fink,
    “One Wavelength Fits All”,
    Photovoltaic Production, June 2011, 46-48.

  • B. Gorka, B. Rau, P. Dogan, C. Becker, F. Ruske, S. Gall, B. Rech,
    "Influence of hydrogen plasma on the defect passivation of polycrystalline Si thin-film solar cells"
    Plasma Processes and Polymers 6 (2009) 36-40.

  • B. Rau, T. Weber, B. Gorka, P. Dogan, F. Fenske, K.Y. Lee, S. Gall, B. Rech,
    "Development of a rapid thermal annealing process for polycrystalline silicon thin-film solar cells on glass"
    Materials Science & Engineering B 159-160 (2009) 329-332.

  • S. Gall, C. Becker, E. Conrad, P. Dogan, F. Fenske, B. Gorka, K.Y. Lee, B. Rau, F. Ruske, B. Rech,
    "Polycrystalline silicon thin-film solar cells on glass"
    Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 93 (2009) 1004-1008.

  • C. Becker, P. Dogan, F. Fenske, B. Gorka, T. Hänel, K. Y. Lee, B. Rau, F. Ruske, T. Weber, M. Berginski, J. Hüpkes, S. Gall, B. Rech,
    "Solid phase crystallization of amorphous silicon on ZnO:Al for thin-film solar cells"
    Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 93 (2009) 855-858.

  • P. Dogan, E. Rudigier, F. Fenske, K.Y. Lee, B. Gorka, B. Rau, E. Conrad, S. Gall,
    "Structural and electrical properties of epitaxial Si layers prepared by e-beam evaporation"
    Thin Solid Films 516 (2008) 6989-6993.

  • G. Ekanayake, T.Quinn, H.S. Reehal, B. Rau, S. Gall,
    "Large-grained polycrystalline silicon films on glass by argon-assisted ECRCVD epitaxial thickening of seed layers"
    Journal of Crystal Growth 299 (2007) 309-315.

  • K. Petter, B. Rau, I. Sieber, D. Eyidi, M. Stöger-Pollach, S. Gall, K. Lips, W. Fuhs,
    "Structural defects in crystalline silicon epitaxially grown at temperatures below 600°C",
    Hahn-Meitner Institut Berlin - Annual Report 2005 - Selected Results (HMI-B 608), pp. 72-73 (2006).

  • B. Rau, J. Schneider, E. Conrad, S. Gall,
    "Influence of defect post-deposition treatments on poly-Si thin-film solar cells on glass grown by ECRCVD",
    Amorphous and Polycrystalline Thin-Film Silicon Science and Technology-2006.
    Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings (2007) Vol.910, pp. 681-686.

  • B. Rau, K. Petter, I. Sieber, M. Stöger-Pollach, D. Eyidi, P. Schattschneider, S. Gall, K. Lips, W. Fuhs,
    "Extended defects in Si films epitaxially grown by low-temperature ECRCVD",
    Journal of Crystal Growth 287/2 (2006) 433-437.

  • K. Petter, D. Eyidi, M. Stöger-Pollach, I. Sieber, P. Schubert-Bischoff, B. Rau, A. T. Tham, P. Schattschneider, S. Gall, K. Lips, W. Fuhs,
    "Line defects in epitaxially silicon films grown at 560°C",
    Physica B 376-377C (2006) 117-121.

  • S. Gall, J. Schneider, J. Klein, K. Hübener, M. Muske, B. Rau, E. Conrad, I. Sieber, K. Petter, K. Lips, M. Stöger-Pollach, P. Schattschneider, W. Fuhs,
    "Large-grained polycrystalline silicon on glass for thin-film solar cells",
    Thin Solid Films 511-512 (2006) 7-14.

  • B. Rau, J. Klein, J. Schneider, M. Muske, E. Conrad, I. Sieber, M. Stöger-Pollach, P. Schattschneider, K. Petter, S. Brehme, S. Gall, K. Lips, W. Fuhs,
    "Low-temperature Si epitaxy on polycrystalline Si seed layers on glass for thin-film Si solar cells",
    Hahn-Meitner Institut Berlin - Annual Report 2004 - Selected Results (HMI-B 602), pp. 84-85 (2005).

  • K. Petter, I. Sieber, B. Rau, S. Brehme, K. Lips, W. Fuhs,
    "Structural defects and photoluminescence of epitaxial Si films grown at low temperatures",
    Thin Solid Films 487 (2005) 137-141.

  • B. Rau, I. Sieber, J. Schneider, M. Muske, M. Stöger-Pollach, P. Schattschneider, S. Gall, W. Fuhs,
    "Low-temperature Si epitaxy on large-grained polycrystalline seed layers by electron cyclotron resonance chemical vapor deposition",
    Journal of Crystal Growth 270 (2004) 396-401.

  • W. Fuhs, S. Gall, B. Rau, M. Schmidt, J. Schneider,
    "A novel route to a polycrystalline silicon thin-film solar cell ",
    Solar Energy 77/6 (2004) 961-968.

  • B. Rau, I. Sieber, B. Selle, S. Brehme, U. Knipper, S. Gall and W. Fuhs,
    "Homo-epitaxial Si absorber layers grown by low-temperature ECRCVD",
    Thin Solid Films 451-452 (2003) 644-648.

  • D. Wruck, A. Klimakow, B. Rau, F. Henneberger,
    "Study of the environment of Er in ZnSe using extended x-ray absorption fine structure and optical spectroscopy",
    Semicond. Sci. Technol. 16 (2001) 885-888.

  • B. Rau, P. Waltereit, O. Brandt, M. Ramsteiner, K. H. Ploog, J. Puls, F. Henneberger,
    "In-plane polarization anisotropy of the spontaneous emission of M-plane GaN/(Al,Ga)N quantum wells",
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 77 (2000) 3343-3345.