Publications 2016

Albrecht, S.; Saliba, M.; Correa Baena, J.P.; Lang, F.; Kegelmann, L.; Mews, M.; Steier, L.; Abate, A.; Rappich, J.; Korte, L.; Schlatmann, R.; Nazeeruddin, M.K.; Hagfeldt, A.; Graetzel, M.; Rech, B.: Monolithic Perovskite/Silicon-Heterojunction Tandem Solar Cells Processed at Low Temperature. Energy & Environmental Science 9 (2016), p. 81-88

Abou-Ras, D.; Nichterwitz, M.; Romero, M.; Schmidt, S.: Electron Microscopy on Thin Films for Solar Cells. In: Advanced Characterization Techniques for Thin Film Solar Cells: Second Edition. Weinheim: Wiley, 2016. - ISBN 978-3-527-41003-3, p. 371-420

Abou-Ras, D.; Schmidt, S.S.; Schäfer, N.; Kavalakkatt, J.; Rissom, T.; Unold, T.; Mainz, R.; Weber, A.; Kirchartz, T.; Simsek, E.; van Aken, P.A.; Ramasse, Q.M.; Kleebe, H.-J.; Azulay, D.; Balberg, I.; Millo, O.; Cojocaru-Mirédin, O.; Barragan-Yani, D.; Albe, K.; Haarstrich, J.; Ronning, C.: Compositional and electrical properties of line and planar defects in Cu(In,Ga)Se2 thin films for solar cells – a review. Physica Status Solidi - Rapid Research Letters 10 (2016), p. 363-375

Azarpira, A.; Pfrommer, J.; Olech, K.; Höhn, C.; Driess, M.; Stannowski, B.; Schedel-Niedrig, T.; Lublow, M.: Correction: Optimized immobilization of ZnO: Co electrocatalysts realizes 5% efficiency in photo-assisted splitting of water. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 4 (2016), p. 3154
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Azarpira, A.; Pfrommer, J.; Olech, K.; Höhn, C.; Driess, M.; Stannowski, B.; Schedel-Niedrig, T.; Lublow, M.: Optimized immobilization of ZnO:Co electrocatalysts realizes 5% efficiency in photoassisted splitting of water. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 4 (2016), p. 3082-3090

Bercegol, A.; Chacko, B.; Klenk, R.; Lauermann, I.; Lux-Steiner, M.Ch.; Liero, M.: Point contacts at the copper-indium-gallium-selenide interface - a theoretical outlook. Journal of Applied Physics 119 (2016), p. 155304-155304-7
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Bogdanoff, P.; Stellmach, D.; Gabriel, O.; Stannowski, B.; Schlatmann, R.; van de Krol, R.; Fiechter, S.: Artificial Leaf for Solar Water Splitting based on a Triple–Junction Thin Film Solar Cell and a PEDOT:PSS / Catalyst Blend . Energy Technology 4 (2016), p. 230–241

Chen, Y.; Kriegel, R.; Beier, G.; Ivarsson, D.C.A.; Greiner, M.; Keilhauer, T.; Armbrüster, M.: An in situ XPS Study of Intermetallic ZnPt in Methanol Steam Reforming. Zeitschrift für Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie 642 (2016), p. 1026

Ennaceri, H.; Erfurt, D.; Wang, L.; Köhler, T.; Taleb, A.; Khaldounb, A.; El Kenz, A.; Benyoussef, A.; Ennaoui, A.: Deposition of multifunctional TiO2 and ZnO top-protective coatings for CSP application. Surface & Coatings Technology 298 (2016), p. 103-113

Ennaceri, H.; Wang, L.; Erfurt, D.; Riedel, W.; Mangalgiri, G.; Khaldoun, A.; El Kenz, A.; Benyoussef, A.; Ennaoui, A.: Water resistant surfaces using zinc oxide structured nanorod arrays with switchable wetting property. Surface & Coatings Technology 299 (2016), p. 169-276
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Ennaoui, A.; Lin, X.; Kavalakkatt, J.; Vinod, E.; Klenk, R.; Lux-Steiner, M.: Challenges for the development of inkjet printed Cu2(Zn,Sn)(S,Se)4 thin film solar cell. In: Manuel Romero ... [Ed.] : ISES Solar World Congress 2015 : Daegu, Korea, 8-12 November 2015. Red Hook, NY: Curran Associates, 2016. - ISBN 978-1-5108-3655-6, p. 356-361
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Frijnts, T.; Gall, S.; Rhein, H.; Sonntag, P.; Mazzarella, L.; Kirner, S.; Matarazzo, C.; Rech, B.; Schlatmann, R.: Backside contacted solar cells with heterojunction emitters and laser fired absorber contacts for crystalline silicon on glass. In: 2016 IEEE 43rd Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 5-10 June 2016 . IEEE, 2016. - ISBN 978-1-5090-2724-8 , p. 2425-2429
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Gabriel, O.; Frijnts, T.; Preissler, N.; Amkreutz, D.; Calnan, S.; Ring, S.; Stannowski, B.; Rech, B.; Schlatmann, R.: Crystalline silicon on glass - interface passivation and absorber material quality. Progress in Photovoltaics 24 (2016), p. 1499-1512

Garcia-Valenzuela, J.A.; Rivera, R.; Morales-Vilches, A.B.; Gerling, L.G.; Caballero, A.; Asensi, J.M.; Voz, C.; Bertomeu, J.; Andreu, J.: Main properties of Al2O3 thin films deposited by magnetron sputtering of an Al2O3 ceramic target at different radio-frequency power and argon pressure and their passivation effect on p-type c-Si wafers. Thin Solid Films 619 (2016), p. 288-296

Gref, O.; Weizman, M.; Rhein, H.; Gabriel, O.; Gernert, U.; Schlatmann, R.; Boit, C.; Friedrich, F.: Investigation of laser-fired point contacts on KOH structured laser-crystallized silicon by conductive atomic force microscopy. Applied Surface Science 374 (2016), p. 243-247

Greiner, D.; Lauche, J.; Heinemann, M.D.; Hinrichs, V.; Stange, H.; Allaf Navirian, H.; Kalus, C.; Schlatmann, R.; Kaufmann, C.A.: Influence of Residual Gas Composition and Background Pressure in a Multi-Stage Co-evaporation Chamber on the Quality of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Thin Films and Their Device Performance. In: 2016 IEEE 43rd Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC) . IEEE, 2016. - ISBN 978-1-5090-2724-8 , p. 1151 - 1156
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Heinemann, M.D.; Berry, J; Teeter, G; Unold, T; Ginley, D: Oxygen deficiency and Sn doping of amorphous Ga2O3. Applied Physics Letters 108 (2016), p. 022107/1-4

Heinemann, M.D.; Ruske, F.; Greiner, D.; Jeong, A.R.; Rusu, M.; Rech, B.; Schlatmann, R.; Kaufmann, C.A.: Advantageous light management in Cu(In,Ga)Se2 superstrate solar cells. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 150 (2016), p. 76-81

Hendrichs, M.; Padilla, M.; Walter, J.; Clement, F.; Rech, B.: Screen-Printed Metallization Concepts for Large-Area Back-Contact Back-Junction Silicon Solar Cells. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 6 (2016), p. 374-383

Hoffmann, V.; Klemm, D.; Brackmann, V.; Venzago, C.; Rockett, A.; Wirth, T.; Nunney, T.; Kaufmann, C.; Caballero, R.; Cojocaru-Mirédin, O.: Accessing Elemental Distributions in Thin Films for Solar Cells. In: Advanced Characterization Techniques for Thin Film Solar Cells: Second Edition. Weinheim: Wiley, 2016. - ISBN 978-3-527-41003-3, p. 523-567

Johnson, B.; Ranjan, C.; Greiner, M.; Arrigo, R.; Erwin, M.; Höpfner, B.; Gorgoi, M.; Lauermann, I.; Willinger, M.; Knop-Gericke, A.; Schlögl, R.: Characterization of Platinum and Iridium Oxyhydrate Surface Layers from Platinum and Iridium Foils. ChemSusChem 9 (2016), p. 1634 - 1646

Kirner, S.; Bogdanoff, P.; Stannowski, B.; van de Krol, R.; Rech, B.; Schlatmann, R.: Architectures for scalable integrated photo driven catalytic devices - A concept study. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 41 (2016), p. 20823-20831

Kirner, S.; Sarajan, H.; Azarpira, A.; Schedel-Niedrig, T.; Stannowski, B.; Rech, B.; Schlatmann, R.: Wafer Surface Tuning for a-Si:H/μc-Si:H/c-Si Triple Junction Solar Cells for Application in Water Splitting. Energy Procedia 102 (2016), p. 126-135
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Klingsporn, M.; Kirner, S.; Villringer, C.; Abou-Ras, D.; Costina, I.; Lehmann, M.; Stannowski, B.: Resolving the nanostructure of plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposited nanocrystalline SiOx layers for application in solar cells. Journal of Applied Physics 119 (2016), p. 223104/1-8

Lauermann, I.; Steigert, A.: CISSY: A station for preparation and surface/interface analysis of thin film materials and devices. Journal of Large Scale Research Facilities JLSRF 2 (2016), p. A-67
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Lin, X.; Klenk, R.; Wang, L.; Köhler, T.; Albert, J.; Fiechter, S.; Ennaoui, A.; Lux-Steiner, M.Ch.: 11.3% efficiency Cu(In,Ga)(S,Se)2 thin film solar cells via drop-on-demand inkjet printing. Energy & Environmental Science 9 (2016), p. 2037-2043

Mainz, R.; Rodriguez-Alvarez, H.; Klaus, M.; Thomas, D.; Lauche, J.; Weber, A.; Heinemann, M.D.; Brunken, S.; Greiner, D.; Kaufmann, C.A.; Unold, T.; Schock, H.-W.; Genzel, C.: Erratum: Sudden stress relaxation in compound semiconductor thin films triggered by secondary phase segregation. Physical Review B 93 (2016), p. 159902/1

Mainz, R.; Sanli, E.S.; Stange, H.; Azulay, D.; Brunken, S.; Greiner, D.; Hajaj, S.; Heinemann, M.D.; Kaufmann, C.A.; Klaus, M.; Ramasse, Q.M.; Rodriguez Alvarez, H.; Weber, A.; Balberg, I.; Millo, O.; van Aken, P.A.; Abou-Ras, D.: Annihilation of structural defects in chalcogenide absorber films for high-efficiency solar cells. Energy & Environmental Science 9 (2016), p. 1818-1827
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Mazzarella, L.; Kolb, S.; Kirner, S.; Calnan, S.; Korte, L.; Stannowski, B.; Rech, B.; Schlatmann, R.: Optimization of PECVD process for ultra-thin tunnel SiOx film as passivation layer for silicon heterojunction solar cells. In: 2016 IEEE 43rd Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC). IEEE, 2016. - ISBN 978-1-5090-2724-8, p. 2955 - 2959
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Pistor, P.; Mainz, R.; Heinemann, M.D.; Unold, T.; Scheer, R.: In Situ Real-Time Characterization of Thin-Film Growth. In: In situ real-time characterization of thin-film growth. Weinheim: Wiley, 2016. - ISBN 978-3-527-41003-3, p. 441-468

Pistor, P.; Merino Álvarez, J.M.; León, M.; di Michiel, M.; Schorr, S.; Klenk, R.; Lehmann, S.: Structure reinvestigation of α-, β- and γ-In2S3. Acta Crystallographica Section B - Structural Science 72 (2016), p. 410-415
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Preissler, N.; Töfflinger, J.A.; Shutsko, I.; Gabriel, O.; Calnan, S.; Stannowski, B.; Rech, B.; Schlatmann, R.: Interface passivation of liquid-phase crystallized silicon on glass studied with high-frequency capacitance–voltage measurements. Physica Status Solidi A 213 (2016), p. 1697–1704

Ring, S.; Kirner, S.; Schultz, C.; Sonntag, P.; Stannowski, B.; Korte, L.; Schlatmann, R.: Emitter Patterning for Back-Contacted Si Heterojunction Solar Cells Using Laser Written Mask Layers for Etching and Self-Aligned Passivation (LEAP). IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 6 (2016), p. 894-899

Scherg-Kurmes, H.; Hafez, A.; Siemers, M.; Pflug, A.; Schlatmann, R.; Rech, B.; Szyszka, B.: Improvement of the homogeneity of high mobility In2O3:H films by sputtering through a mesh electrode studied by Monte Carlo simulation and thin film analysis. Physica Status Solidi A 213 (2016), p. 2310-2316

Scherg-Kurmes, H.; Seeger, S.; Körner, S.; Rech, B.; Schlatmann, R.; Szyszka, B.: Optimization of the post-deposition annealing process of high-mobility In2O3:H for photovoltaic applications. Thin Solid Films 599 (2016), p. 78-83

Schultz, C.; Schuele, M.; Stelmaszczyk, K.; Weizman, M.; Gref, O.; Friedrich, F.; Wolf, C.; Papathanasiou, N.; Kaufmann, C.A.; Rau, B.; Schlatmann, R.; Quaschning, V.; Fink, F.; Stegemann, B.: Laser-induced local phase transformation of CIGSe for monolithic serial interconnection: Analysis of the material properties. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 157 (2016), p. 636-643

Sonntag, P.; Bokalic, M.; Filipic, M.; Frijnts, T.; Amkreutz, D.; Topic, M.; Rech, B.: Analysis of local minority carrier diffusion lengths in liquid phase crystallized silicon thin-film solar cells. In: 2016 IEEE 43rd Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC) : 5-10 June 2016 . Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 2016. - ISBN 978-1-5090-2724-8, p. 1313-1316

Sonntag, P.; Haschke, J.; Kühnapfel, S.; Frijnts, T.; Amkreutz, D.; Rech, B.: Interdigitated back-contact heterojunction solar cell concept for liquid phase crystallized thin-film silicon on glass. Progress in Photovoltaics 24 (2016), p. 716–724

Stange, H.; Brunken, S.; Greiner, D.; Heinemann, M.-D.; Alexander, C.; Simon, S.; Bäcker, J.-P.; Klaus, M.; Genzel, C.; Mainz, R.: Diffusion-induced grain boundary migration as mechanism for grain growth and defect annihilation in chalcopyrite thin films. Acta Materialia 111 (2016), p. 377-384

Stephan, C.; Greiner, D.; Schorr, S.; Kaufmann, C.A.: The influence of sodium on the point defect characteristics in off stoichiometric CuInSe2. Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 98 (2016), p. 309-315

Tiwari, D.; Köhler, T.; Lin, X.; Harniman, R.; Griffiths, I.; Wang, L.; Cherns, D.; Klenk, R.; Fermin, D.J.: Cu2ZnSnS4 thin-films generated from a single solution based precursor: the effect of Na and Sb doping. Chemistry of Materials 28 (2016), p. 4991-4997

Wang, L.; Lin, X.; Ennaoui, A.; Wolf, C.; Lux-Steiner, M.; Klenk, R.: Solution-processed In2S3 buffer layer for chalcopyrite thin film solar cells. EPJ Photovoltaics 7 (2016), p. 70303/1-5
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Xie, H.; Lopez-Marino, S.; Olar, T.; Sanchez, Y.; Neuschitzer, M.; Oliva, F.; Giraldo, S.; Izquierdo-Roca, V.; Lauermann, I.; Perez-Rodriguez, A.; Saucedo, E.: Impact of Na Dynamics at the Cu2ZnSn(S,Se)4/CdS Interface During Post Low Temperature Treatment of Absorbers. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 8 (2016), p. 5017-5024

Yin, G.; Song, M.; Duan, S.; Manley, P.; Greiner, D.; Kaufmann, C.A.; Schmid, M.: Well-Controlled Dielectric Nanomeshes by Colloidal Nanosphere Lithography for Optoelectronic Enhancement of Ultrathin Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Solar Cells. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 8 (2016), p. 31646-31652

Zahedi-Azad, S.; Jarzembowski, E.; Hartnauer, S.; Wängele, L.; Greiner, D.; Scheer, R.: Monitoring the phase evolution of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 by different Se flux via in-situ XRD. Physica Status Solidi A 213 (2016), p. 2169-2175

Ümsür, B.; Calvet, W.; Steigert, A.; Lauermann, I.; Gorgoi, M.; Prietzel, K.; Greiner, D.; Kaufmann, C.A.; Unold, T.; Lux-Steiner, M.Ch.: Investigation of the potassium fluoride post deposition treatment on the CIGSe/CdS interface using hard X-ray photoemission spectroscopy - a comparative study. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 18 (2016), p. 14129-14138