Publications 2013

Augarten, Y.; Sprenger, W.; Pieters, B.; Varache, R.; Bakaeva, O.; Janssen, G.; Guanchao, Y.; Friedrich, F.; Schmid, M.; Celino, M.; Hüpkes, J.: Modelling infrastructure along the value chain: from materials to system performance. In: Proceedings - EU PVSEC 2013, 28th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition : Parc des Expositions paris Nord Villepinte, Paris, France ; conference 30 September - 04 October 2013. München: WIP, 2013, p. 3949-3952

Brammertz, G.; Buffière, M.; Oueslati, S.; Elanzeery, H.; Ben Messaoud, K.; Sahayaraj, S.; Köble, C.; Meuris, M.; Poortmans, J.: Characterization of defects in 9.7% efficient Cu2ZnSnSe4-CdS-ZnO solar cells. Applied Physics Letters 103 (2013), p. 163904/1-4

Brammertz, G.; Poortmans, J.; Buffière, M.; Mevel, Y.; Ren, Y.; Zaghi, A.E.; Lenaers, N.; Mols, Y.; Koeble, C.; Vleugels, J.; Meuris, M.: Correlation between physical, electrical, and optical properties of Cu2ZnSnSe4 solar cells. Applied Physics Letters 102 (2013), p. 013902/1-3

Brammertz, G.; Ren, Y.; Buffière, M.; Mertens, S.; Hendrickx, J.; Marko, H.; Zaghia, A.E.; Lenaers, N.; Köble, C.; Vleugels, J.; Meuris, M.; Poortmans, J.: Electrical characterization of Cu2ZnSnSe4 solar cells from selenization of sputtered metal layers. Thin Solid Films 535 (2013), p. 348-352

Dullweber, T.; Preu, R.; Rau, B.; Degner, T.: Photovoltaik-Technologiezentren für den beschleunigten Technologietransfer von Instituten zur PV Industrie. In: Zusammenarbeit von Forschung und Wirtschaft für Erneuerbare Energien und Energieeffizienz. Beiträge zur FVEE-Jahrestagung 2012. Berlin: FVEE, 2013, p. 38-41

Friedrich, F.; Mack, K.; Krishnan, N.; Kühnapfel, S.; Stannowski, B.; Schultz, Ch.; Schlatmann, R.; Boit, C.: Practical Considerations in Quantitative Dark and Illuminated Lock-In Thermography Analyses of Shunts in Silicon Thin-Film Modules. In: A. Mine ... [Ed.] : Proceedings / EU PVSEC 2013, 28th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Parc des Expositions Paris Nord Villepinte, Paris, France, conference 30 September - 04 October 2013, exhibition 1- 3 October 2013 : the most inspiring platform for the global PV solar sector . München: WIP, 2013. - ISBN 3-936338-33-7

Hammerschmidt, M.; Lockau, D.; Burger, S.; Schmidt, F.; Schwanke, C.; Kirner, S.; Calnan, S.; Stannowski, B.; Rech, B.: FEM-based optical modeling of silicon thin-film tandem solar cells with randomly textured interfaces in 3D. In: Freundlich, A. [u.a.] [Eds.] : Physics, simulation, and photonic engineering of photovoltaic devices II : 3 - 7 February 2013, San Francisco, California, United States. Bellingham, Wash.: SPIE, 2013 (Proceedings of SPIE ; 8620). - ISBN 978-0-8194-9389-7, p. 86201H/1-9

Johnson, B.; Klaer, J.; Merdes, S.; Gorgoi, M.; Höpfner, B.; Vollmer, A.; Lauermann, I.: Limitations of Near Edge X-Ray Absorption Fine Structure as a tool for observing conduction bands in chalcopyrite solar cell heterojunctions. Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena 190 (2013), p. 42-46
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Kaufmann, C.A.; Greiner, D.; Rodriguez-Alvarez, H.; Weber, A.; Heinemann, M.D.; Lauche, J.; Klaus, M.; Genzel, C.; Schock, H.W.; Mainz, R.: Co-evaporation of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 at Low Temperatures: an In-Situ X-Ray Growth Analysis. (2013)

Kempa, H.; Rissom, T.; Hlawatsch, U.; Gaudig, M.; Obereigner, F.; Kaufmann, C.A.; Scheer, R.: Metastability of solar cells based on evaporated chalcopyrite absorber layers prepared with varying selenium flux. Thin Solid Films 535 (2013), p. 340-342

Kirner, S.; Gabriel, O.; Stannowski, B.; Rech, B.; Schlatmann, R.: The growth of microcrystalline silicon oxide thin films studied by in situ plasma diagnostics. Applied Physics Letters 102 (2013), p. 051906/1-4

Klenk, R.; Gerhardt, P.; Lauermann, I.; Steigert, A.; Stober, F.; Hergert, F.; Zweigart, S.; Lux-Steiner, M.: Design, Preparation and Performance of Cu(In,Ga)(S,Se)2/Zn(O,S)/ZnO:Al Solar Cells. In: 39th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013. IEEE , 2013. - ISBN 978-1-4799-3299-3, p. 0853 - 0856

Klossek, A.; Krause, C.; Arguirov, T.; Krause, H.-M.; Seifert, W.; Friedrich, F.; Calnan, S.; Gabriel, O.; Stannowski, B.; Kittler, M.: Characterization of thin-film a-Si:Hμc-Si:H tandem solar cells on glass substrates. Crystal Research and Technology 48 (2013), p. 279-286

Klossek, A.; Mankovics, D.; Arguirov, T.; Ratzke, M.; Kirner, S.; Friedrich, F.; Gabriel, O.; Stannowski, B.; Schlatmann, R.; Kittler, M.: Growth process of microcrystalline silicon studied by combined photoluminescence and Raman investigations. Journal of Applied Physics 114 (2013), p. 223511/1-6

MacQueen, R.; Schulze, T.F.; Khoury, T.; Cheng, Y.; Stannowski, B.; Lips, K.; Crossley, M.; Schmidt, T.: Nanostructured upconvertors for improved solar cell performance. In: Oleg V. Sulima ... [Ed.] : Next Generation (Nano) Photonic and Cell Technologies for Solar Energy Conversion II. Bellingham, Wash.: SPIE, 2013 Proceedings of SPIE ; 8824. - ISBN 978-0-8194-9674-4, p. 882408-1/9

Mainz, R.; Pistor, P.; Schmidt, S.; Klaer, J.; Klenk, R.: Schlussbericht: “HT-CIGS, Entwicklung von Cu(In,Ga)S2-Dünnschichtsolarmodulen“. , 2013
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Mainz, R.; Walker, B.C.; Schmidt, S.S.; Zander, O.; Weber, A.; Rodriguez-Alvarez, H.; Just, J.; Klaus, M.; Agrawal, R.; Unold, T.: Real-time observation of Cu2ZnSn(S,Se)4 solar cell absorber layer formation from nanoparticle precursors. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15 (2013), p. 18281-18289
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Merdes, S.; Dittrich, T.; Osterloh, F.; Sáez-Araoz, R.; Klaer, J.; Klenk, R.: Surface photovoltage analyses of Cu(In,Ga)S2/CdS and Cu(In,Ga)S2/In2S3 photovoltaic junctions. Applied Physics Letters 102 (2013), p. 213902/1-3

Rech, B.; Schmidt, S.S.; Schlatmann, R.: Towards Photovoltaic Technology on the Terawatt Scale: Status and Challenges. In: Stolten, D. [u.a.] [Eds.] : Transition to renewable energy systems. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH-Verl., 2013. - ISBN 978-3-527-33239-7, p. 283-306

Ring, S.; Stannowski, B.; Fink, F.; Schlatmann, R.: Micro gratings written in ZnO:Al thin films using picosecond UV-laser interference patterning. Physica Status Solidi - Rapid Research Letters 7 (2013), p. 635-638

Rodriguez-Alvarez, H.; Mainz, R.: Schlussbericht: “Verbundprojekt GRACIS: Chemische Gradienten in Cu(In,Ga)(S,Se)2 : Insitu-Diagnostik“. , 2013
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Ruske, F.; Rößler, R.; Wimmer, M.; Schönau, S.; Kämpfer, S.; Hendrichs, M.; Neubert, S.; Korte, L.; Rech, B.: ZnO:Al with tuned properties for photovoltaic applications: thin layers and high mobility material. Proceedings of SPIE 8626 (2013), p. 86260Y/1-9

Schmidt, S.S.; Wolf, C.; Papathanasiou, N.; Schlatmann, R.; Klimm, C.; Klaus, M.; Genzel, C.; Billing, M.; Schock, H.-W.: MoSe2 Formation During Fabrication of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Solar Cell Absorbers by Using Stacked Elemental Layer Precursor and Selenization at High Temperatures. In: 2013 IEEE 39th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference : (PVSC 2013) ; Tampa, Florida, USA, 16 - 21 June 2013. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 2013. - ISBN 978-1-4799-3299-3, p. 2528-2533
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Schulze, T.F.; Cheng, Y.Y.; Khoury, T.; Crossley, M.J.; Stannowski, B.; Lips, K.; Schmidt, T.W.: Micro-optical design of photochemical upconverters for thin-film solar cells. Journal of Photonics for Energy 3 (2013), p. 034598/1-14

Schulze, T.F.; Yap, C.Y.; Khoury, T.; Crossley, M.J.; Stannowski, B.; Lips, K.; Schmidt, T.W.: Errata: Micro-optical design of photochemical upconverters for thin-film solar cells. Journal of Photonics for Energy 3 (2013), p. 039998/1-2
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Schönau, S.; Ruske, F.; Neubert, S.; Rech, B.: Analysis of Urbach-like absorption tails in thermally treated ZnO:Al thin films. Applied Physics Letters 103 (2013), p. 192108/1-4

Schüle, M.; Schultz, C.; Juzumas, V.; Stelmaszczyk, K.; Weizman, M.; Wolf, C.; Papathanasiou, N.; Rau, B.; Schlatmann, R.; Quaschning, V.; Stegemann, B.; Fink, F.: Laser Patterning of CIGSe Solar Cells Using Nano- and Picosecond Pulses - Possibilities and Challenges. In: Proceedings of the 27th EU-PVSEC 2013, October, Paris France. München, 2013. - ISBN 3-936338-33-7, p. 2302 - 2306
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Stannowski, B.; Gabriel, O.; Calnan, S.; Frijnts, T.; Heidelberg, A.; Neubert, S.; Kirner, S.; Ring, S.; Zelt, M.; Rau, B.; Zollondz, J-H.; Bloess, H.; Schlatmann, R.; Rech, B.: Achievements and challenges in thin film silicon module production. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 119 (2013), p. 196-203

Stellmach, D.; Bogdanoff, P.; Gabriel, O.; Stannowski, B.; Schlatmann, R.; van de Krol, R.; Fiechter, S.: Nanostrutured MoS2 particles as a novel hydrogen evolving catalyst integrated in a PV-hybrid electrolyzer. In: A. Mendez-Vilas [Ed.] : Materials and processes for energy: communicating current research and technological developments. Zurbaran: Formatex Research Center, 2013 Energy Book Series #1 . - ISBN 978-84-939843-7-3, p. 880-886

Streeck, C.; Brunken, S.; Gerlach, M.; Herzog, C.; Hönicke, P.; Kaufmann, C.A.; Lubeck, J.; Pollakowski, B.; Unterumsberger, R.; Weber, A.; Beckhoff, B.; Kanngießer, B.; Schock, H.-W.; Mainz, R.: Grazing-incidence x-ray fluorescence analysis for non-destructive determination of In and Ga depth profiles in Cu(In,Ga)Se2 absorber films. Applied Physics Letters 103 (2013), p. 113904/1-5
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Teodoreanu, A.-M.; Friedrich, F.; Leihkauf, R.; Boit, C.; Leendertz, C.; Korte, L.: 2D modelling of polycrystalline silicon thin film solar cells. EPJ Photovoltaics 4 (2013), p. 45104/1-6

Teodoreanu, A.-M.; Leendertz, C.; Sontheimer, T.; Korte, L.; Rech, B.: An effective medium approach for modeling polycrystalline silicon thin film solar cells. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 117 (2013), p. 152-160