Publications 2013


Bär, M.; Barreau, N.; Couzinie-Devy, F.; Felix, R.; Klaer, J.; Pookpanratana, S.; Blum, M.; Zhang, Y.; Denlinger, J.; Yang, W.; Wilks, R.; Weinhardt, L.; Schock, H.-W.; Kessler, J.; Heske, C.: The heavily intermixed In2S3/Cu(In, Ga)Se2 interface as Revealed by photoelectron and soft x-ray emission spectroscopy. In: 2013 IEEE 39th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC). IEEE, 2013. - ISBN 978-1-4799-3299-3, p. 857-862
doi:10.1109/PVSC.2013.6744280


Bär, M.; Klaer, J.; Felix, R.; Barreau, N.; Weinhardt, L.; Wilks, R.G.; Heske, C.; Schock, H.-W.: Surface Off-Stoichiometry of CuInS2 Thin-Film Solar Cell Absorbers. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 3 (2013), p. 828-832
doi:10.1109/JPHOTOV.2012.2228299


Bär, M.; Klaer, J.; Weinhardt, L.; Wilks, R.G.; Krause, S.; Blum, M.; Yang, W.; Heske, C.; Schock, H.-W.: Cu2-xS Surface Phases and Their Impact on the Electronic Structure of CuInS2 Thin Films - A Hidden Parameter in Solar Cell Optimization. Advanced Engineering Materials 3 (2013), p. 777-781
doi:10.1002/aenm.201200946


Bär, M.; Pookpanratana, S.; Weinhardt, L.; Wilks, R.-G.; Schubert, B.-A.; Marsen, B.; Unold, T.; Blum, M.; Krause, S.; Zhang, Y.; Ranasinghe, A.; Ramanathan, K.; Repins, I.; Contreras, M.-A.; Nishiwaki, S.; Liu, X.; Paudel, N.-R.; Fuchs, O.; Niesen, T.-P.; Yang, W.; Karg, F.; Compaan, A.-D.; Shafarman, W.-N.; Noufi, R.; Schock, H.-W.; Heske, C.: Soft X-rays shedding light on thin-film solar cell surfaces and interfaces. Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena 190 (2013), p. 47-53
doi:10.1016/j.elspec.2012.10.004


Bär, M.; Theisen, J.-P.; Wilks, R.G.; Erfurth, F.; Felix, R.; Gerlach, D.; Haas, S.; Tati Bismaths, L.; Reinert, F.; Kronast, F.; Niesen, T.P.; Palm, J.; Visbeck, S.; Weinhardt, L.: Lateral inhomogeneity of the Mg/(Zn+Mg) composition at the (Zn,Mg)O/CuIn(S,Se)2 thin-film solar cell interface revealed by photoemission electron microscopy. Journal of Applied Physics 113 (2013), p. 193709/1-5
doi:10.1063/1.4804413


Fernandes, P.; Salomé, P.; Sartori, A.; Malaquias, J.; Da Cunha, A.; Schubert, B.; González, J.; Ribeiro, G.: Effects of sulphurization time on Cu2ZnSnS4 absorbers and thin films solar cells obtained from metallic precursors. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 115 (2013), p. 157-165
doi:10.1016/j.solmat.2013.03.032


Gerlach, D.; Wilks, R.G.; Wippler, D.; Wimmer, M.; Lozac'h, M.; Félix, R.; Mück, A.; Meier, M.; Ueda, S.; Yoshikawa, H.; Gorgoi, M.; Lips, K.; Rech, B.; Sumiya, M.; Hüpkes, J.; Kobayashi, K.; Bär, M.: The silicon/zinc oxide interface in amorphous silicon-based thin-film solar cells: Understanding an empirically optimized contact. Applied Physics Letters 103 (2013), p. 023903/1-5
doi:10.1063/1.4813448


Gerlach, D.; Wippler, D.; Wilks, R.G.; Wimmer, M.; Lozac'h, M.; Felix, R.; Ueda, S.; Yoshikawa, H.; Lips, K.; Rech, B.; Sumiya, M.; Kobayashi, K.; Gorgoi, M.; Hüpkes, J.; Bär, M.: p-Type a-Si:H/ZnO:Al and μc-Si:H/ZnO:Al Thin-Film Solar Cell Structures-A Comparative Hard X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Study. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 3 (2013), p. 483-487
doi:10.1109/JPHOTOV.2012.2224644


Herrera, G.; Jiménez-Mier, J.; Wilks, R.; Moewes, A.; Yang, W.; Denlinger, J.: Excited states in yttrium orthovanadate YVO4 measured by soft X-ray absorption spectroscopy. Journal of Materials Science 48 (2013), p. 6437-6444
doi:10.1007/s10853-013-7445-z


Hofmann, T.; Yu, T.H.; Folse, M.; Weinhardt, L.; Bär, M.; Zhang, Y.; Merinov, B.V.; Myers, D.J.; Goddard, W.A.; Heske, C.: Reply to "Comment on 'Using Photoelectron Spectroscopy and Quantum Mechanics to Determine d-Band Energies of Metals for Catalytic Applications'". The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117 (2013), p. 6916-6917
doi:10.1021/jp401620e


Menz, B.; Braig, C.; Bräuninger, H.; Burwitz, V.; Hartner, G.; Predehl, P.: Characterising X-ray optics with a collimated X-ray beam: The zone plate approach. In: Stephen L. O'Dell [Ed.] : Optics for EUV, x-ray, and gamma-ray astronomy VI : 25 - 29 August 2013, San Diego, California, United States ; [the Conference Optics for EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Astronomy VI ... as part of the SPIE Optics + Photonics 2013 International Symposium Optical Engineering + Applications]. Bellingham, Wash.: SPIE, 2013 Proceedings of SPIE ; 8861. - ISBN 978-0-8194-9711-6, p. 88611L/1-6
doi:10.1117/12.2023289


Meyer, F.; Weinhardt, L.; Blum, M.; Bär, M.; Wilks, R.G.; Yang, W.; Heske, C.; Reinert, F.: Non-equivalent carbon atoms in the resonant inelastic soft X-ray scattering map of cysteine. The Journal of Chemical Physics 138 (2013), p. ARTN 034306
doi:10.1063/1.4774059


Wang, W.; Alsmeier, J.; Schlaf, R.: Experimental determination of the charge neutrality level of Poly[2-methoxy-5-(2´-ethylhexyloxy)-p-phenylene vinylene] (MEH-PPV). Langmuir 29 (2013), p. 6341-6347
doi:10.1021/la400819f


Weinhardt, L.; Blum, M.; Fuchs, O.; Benkert, A.; Meyer, F.; Bär, M.; Denlinger, J.D.; Yang, W.; Reinert, F.; Heske, C.: RIXS investigations of liquids, solutions, and liquid/solid interfaces. Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena 188 (2013), p. 111-120
doi:10.1016/j.elspec.2012.10.006


Weinhardt, L.; Blum, M.; Fuchs, O.; Pookpanratana, S.; George, K.; Cole, B.; Marsen, B.; Gaillard, N.; Miller, E.; Ahn, K.-S.; Shet, S.; Yan, Y.; Al-Jassim, M.-M.; Denlinger, J.-D.; Yang, W.; Bär, M.; Heske, C.: Soft X-ray and electron spectroscopy to determine the electronic structure of materials for photoelectrochemical hydrogen production. Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena 190 (2013), p. 106-112
doi:10.1016/j.elspec.2012.11.015


Wimmer, M.; Gerlach, D.; Wilks, R.-G.; Scherf, S.; Félix, R.; Lupulescu, C.; Ruske, F.; Schondelmaier, G.; Lips, K.; Hüpkes, J.; Gorgoi, M.; Eberhardt, W.; Rech, B.; Bär, M.: Chemical interaction at the buried silicon/zinc oxide thin-film solar cell interface as revealed by hard x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena 190 (2013), p. 309-313
doi:10.1016/j.elspec.2013.06.006