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Dr. Felice Friedrich

Dr. Felice Friedrich

Institute Competence Centre Photovoltaics Berlin (PVcomB)
Institute Silicon Photovoltaics

Tel (030) 8062 - 18139 Fax (030) 8062 - 15677 mail

Group leader Analytics at PVcomB

main research activities

  • imaging techniques for analytics of solar cells
  • device simulation


  • lab courses on solar cell analytics
  • course on solar cell parameter extraction

see also: TU Berlin, semiconductor devices group



list of publications


Gabriel, O.; Kirner, S.; Klingsporn, M.; Friedrich, F.; Stannowski, B.; Schlatmann, R.: On the Plasma Chemistry During Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition of Microcrystalline Silicon Oxides. Plasma Processes and Polymers 12 (2015), p. 82-91


Gabriel, O.; Frijnts, T.; Calnan, S.; Ring, S.; Kirner, S.; Opitz, A.; Rothert, I.; Rhein, H.; Zelt, M.; Bhatti, K.; Zollondz, J.-H.; Heidelberg, A.; Haschke, J.; Amkreutz, D.; Gall, S.; Friedrich, F.; Stannowski, B.; Rech, B.; Schlatmann, R.: PECVD Intermediate and Absorber Layers Applied in Liquid-Phase Crystallized Silicon Solar Cells on Glass Substrates. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 4 (2014), p. 1343-1348

Gref, O.; Sandström, J.; Weizman, M.; Rhein, H.; Gall, S.; Schlatmann, R.; Boit, C.; Friedrich, F.: Investigation of Laser-fired Rear-side Point Contacts of Laser-crystallized Silicon Thin-film Solar Cells by Conductive Probe Atomic Force Microscopy. Energy Procedia 60 (2014), p. 76-80


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

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

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

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.; Friedrich, F.; Leihkauf, R.; Korte, L.; Kittler, M.; Rech, B.; Boit, C.: 2D simulations of the grain boundary light beam induced current (GB-LBIC) technique on polycrystalline silicon thin films. 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. 2666-2670


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


Boit, C.; Boostandoost, M.; Friedrich, F.; Glowacki, A.: Testing and failure analysis of thin film solar cells. Physica Status Solidi 8 (2011), p. 3005-3008

Boostandoost, M.; Friedrich, F.; Kerst, U.; Boit, C.; Gall, S.; Yokoyama, Y. : Characterization of poly-Si thin-film solar cell functions and parameters with IR optical interaction techniques. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 22 (2011), p. 1553-1579

Friedrich, F.; Sieber, I.; Klimm, C.; Klaus, M.; Genzel, Ch.; Nickel, N.H.: Sb-doping of ZnO: Phase segregation and its impact on p-type doping. Applied Physics Letters 98 (2011), p. 131902/1-3

Boostandoost, M.; Friedrich, F.; Kerst, U.; Boit, C.; Gall, S.: Investigation of Enhanced Photocurrent at the Grain Boundary of Thin Film Polycrystalline Silicon Solar Cells by Infrared LBIC. In: Ossenbrink, H. [u.a.] [Eds.] : 26th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference 5 - 9 September, Hamburg, Germany. München: WIP, 2011. - ISBN 3-936338-27-2, p. 2791-2795


Boostandoost, M.; Kerst, U.; Boit; C.; Gall, S.; Friedrich, F.; Rech, B.: Microscopic Characterization of Thin-Film Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells by Electroluminescence and Infrared LBIC. In: De Santi, G.F. [u.a.] [Eds.] : 25th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition / 5th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, 6-10 September 2010, Valencia, Spain. EU PVSEC. Munich: WIP, 2010. - ISBN 3-936338-26-4, p. 3556-3560

Friedrich, F.: Struktur und Gitterdynamik von Gruppe-V-Elementen in ZnO. Berlin: Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin HZB-B 6 , 2010 (Schriftenreihe des HZB - Examensarbeiten ; HZB-B 6)
Zugl.: Berlin,Techn. Univ., Diss., 123 S.


Friedrich, F. ; Gluba, M.A. ; Nickel, N.H.: Identification of nitrogen and zinc related vibrational modes in ZnO. Applied Physics Letters 95 (2009), p. 141903/1-3


Friedrich, F. ; Sieber, I. ; Klaus, M. ; Genzel, Ch.; Nickel, N.H.: Pulsed-laser deposition of ZnO thin-films on MgO substrates. Physica Status Solidi C 5 (2008), p. 3288-3292

Gluba, M.A.; Friedrich, F.; Lips, K.; Nickel, N.H.: ESR investigations on hydrogen-induced hyperfine splitting features in ZnO. Superlattices and Microstructures 43 (2008), p. 24-27


Friedrich, F. ; Nickel, N.H.: Resonant Raman scattering in hydrogen and nitrogen doped ZnO. Applied Physics Letters 91 (2007), p. 111903/1-3

Friedrich, F. ; Sieber, I. ; Nickel, N.H.: The influence of structural disorder on the phonon modes in zinc oxide. Superlattices and Microstructures 42 (2007), p. 52-54


Boehme C. ; Friedrich F. ; Ehara T. ; Lips K.: Recombination at silicon dangling bonds. Thin Solid Films 487 (2005), p. 132-136

Boehme, C.; Friedrich, F.; Lips, K.: A pulsed EDMR study of charge trapping at Pb centers. In: Ashok S. [u.a.] [Eds.] : Semiconductor defect engineering - materials, synthetic structures and devices : symposium held March 28 - April 1 2005, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.. Warrendale, Pa.: MRS, 2005 (Materials Research Society symposium proceedings ; 864), p. E11.31-E11.3.6

Friedrich F. ; Boehme C. ; Lips K.: Triplet recombination at Pb centers and its implications for capture cross sections. Journal of Applied Physics 97 (2005), p. 056101/1-3

Nickel N.H. ; Friedrich F. ; Rommeluère J.F. ; Galtier P.: Vibrational spectroscopy of undoped and nitrogen-doped ZnO grown by metalorganic chemical vapor deposition . Applied Physics Letters 87 (2005), p. 211905/1-3