Technical Program

Technical Program

Please find the current preliminary program for PVSC 46 listed below. Note that session/presentation details will be posted after the author acceptance deadline.

  Sun - Jun 16      Mon - Jun 17      Tue - Jun 18      Wed - Jun 19      Thu - Jun 20      Fri - Jun 21   


Tuesday, June 18th

8:30 - 9:00 AM
PLENARY - AREA 1: PLENARY PRESENTATION
Plenary Ballroom

Can Thermodynamics Guide us to Make Better Solar Cells ?
Tom Markvart1, 2. 1Solar Energy Laboratory, University of Southampton, UK .2Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
9:00 - 9:30 AM
PLENARY - AREA 6: PLENARY PRESENTATION
Plenary Ballroom

Putting Halide Perovskite Solar Cells in Perspective
David Cahen1, 2. 1Weizmann Inst. of Science, Rehovot, *, Israel.2Bar-Ilan Univ., Ramat Gan, *, Israel
9:30 - 10:00 AM
PLENARY - AREA 5: PLENARY PRESENTATION
Plenary Ballroom

From the Cradle to the Grave- Characterization of Photovoltaic Materials, Solar Cells and Modules
Uwe Rau1, 2. 1RWTH Aachen .2Forschungszentrum Julich
10:00 - 10:30 AM
BREAK: COFFEE BREAK
Exhibit Hall
10:30 - 12:00 PM
ORALS - AREA 12: MARKET, POLICY, FINANCING AND INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
Chicago 10

10:30
159
A Snapshot of Global PV Markets - The Latest Survey Results on PV Markets and Policies from the IEA PVPS Programme in 2018
Gaetan Masson1, 2, Gregory Neubourg2, Jose Donoso3, Izumi Kaizuka4, Johan Lindhal5, Arnulf Jaeger-Waldau6. 1IEA-PVS, Paris, *, France.2Becquerel Institute, Brussels, *, Belgium.3UNEF, Madrid, *, Spain.4RTS Corporation, Tokyo, *, Japan.5Svensk Solenergi, Sweden, *, Sweden.6EC-JRC, Ispra, *, Italy

10:45
160
The New European Renewable Energy Directive - Opportunities and Challenges for Photovoltaics
Arnulf Jaeger-Waldau, Katalin Bodis, Ioannis Kougias, Sandor Szabo. European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Ispra, *, Italy

11:00
161
Best Student Presentation Award Finalist - The role of financing in achieving ultra-low solar electricity prices in the Middle East
Harry Apostoleris1, Matteo Chiesa1, 2. 1Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, *, United Arab Emirates.2University of Tromso, Tromso, *, Norway

11:15
162
Best Student Presentation Award Finalist - Cost analysis of 100% renewable electricity provider utilizing surplus electric power of residential PV systems in Japan
Miku Enomoto, Yuzuru Ueda. Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, *, Japan

11:30
163
Quantifying the Relationship between Higher Photovoltaic Module Efficiency and the Adoption of Distributed Solar
Ashwin Ramdas, Kelsey Horowitz, Ben Sigrin. NREL, Golden, CO, USA

11:45
164
SUPER PV project – Developing innovative PV systems for cost reduction and enhanced performance
Juras Ulbikas1, Vaidvila#279 Ulbikaite1, Julius Denafas2, Robert Witteck3, Marc Kontges3, Marko Topia#2694, Francesco Frontini5, Pierluigi Bonomo5, Philippe Mace6, Pieter Jan Bolt7, Alexander Ulyashin8, Torstein Haarberg9, Wolfram Palitzsch10, Barbara Terheiden11, Ingrid Weiss12, Antonio Fuentes12. 1Applied Research Institute for Prospective Technologies (Protech), Vilnius, *, Lithuania.2SOLITEK RaD, Vilnius, *, Lithuania.3Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin (ISFH), Emmerthal, *, Germany.4University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Elec Eng, Ljubljana, *, Slovenia.5SUPSI-ISAAC, Canobbio, *, Switzerland.6Becquerel Institute, Brussels, *, Belgium.7Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), Eindhoven, *, Netherlands.8Foundation for Scientific and Industrial Research (SINTEF), Trondheim, *, Norway.9BNW-Energy, Trondheim, *, Norway.10Loser Chemie, Langenweissbach, *, Germany.11University of Konstanz, Konstanz, *, Germany.12WIP Renewable Energies, Munich, *, Germany
ORALS - AREA 2: CIGSE ALKALI TREATMENTS AND OTHER INTERFACE PHENOMENA
Chicago 9

10:30
165
Post deposition treatments of (Ag, Cu)(In, Ga)Se2 thin films for solar cells
Marika Edoff1, Tobias Torndahl1, Fredrik Larsson1, Olof Stolt1, Lars Stolt1, 2. 1Department of Engineering Sciences, division of Solid State Electronics, Uppsala University, Uppsala, *, Sweden.2Solibro Research AB, Vallvagen 5, Uppsala, *, Sweden

11:00
166
Effectiveness of an RbF post deposition treatment of CIGS solar cells in dependence on the Cu-content in the absorber layer
Tim Kodalle1, Tobias Bertram1, Natalia Maticiuc1, Rutger Schlatmann1, 2, Christian A. Kaufmann1. 1Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin fur Materialien und Energie GmbH, Berlin, *, Germany.2Hochschule fur Technik und Wirtschaft Berlin, Berlin, *, Germany

11:15
167
Effects of CsF Post-deposition Treatment Cu(In, Ga)Se2 Thin Films and Solar Cells
Hojin Lee1, Kihwan Kim2, Yuseong Jang1, Sung-wook Nam3, Byungha Shin1. 1Korea Advanced Institute of Science a Technology, Daejeon, *, South Korea.2Korea Institute of Energy Research, Daejeon, *, South Korea.3Kyungpook National University, Daegu, *, South Korea

11:30
168
Dynamic analysis of light-soaking effects on Cu(In, Ga)Se2 absorber materials ​
Sina Soltanmohammad1, Mason Brevig1, Rouin Farshchi2, Dmitry Poplavskyy2, Angus Rockett1. 1Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, USA.2MiaSole Hi-Tech Corp, Santa Clara, CA, USA

11:45
169
Influence of Ga on the KF Treatment Chemistry for CIGS Solar Cells
Nicholas Valdes1, 2, Kevin Jones1, Robert Opila1, William Shafarman1, 2. 1University of Delaware Dept. Materials Science and Engineering, Newark, DE, USA.2Institute of Energy Conversion, Newark, DE, USA
ORALS - AREA 5: ADVANCED CHARACTERIZATION FOR PEROVSKITE PV
Chicago 8

10:30
174
Halide Heterogeneity Affects Local Charge Carrier Dynamics in Mixed-Ion Perovskite Thin Films
Sarah Wieghold1, 3, Jason S. Tresback2, Juan-Pablo Correa-Baena1, Shijing Sun1, Noor Titan Putri Hartono1, Mariya Layurova1, Zachary A. VanOrman3, Alexander S. Bieber3, Lai Barry4, Zhonghou Cai4, Lea Nienhaus3, Tonio Buonassisi1. 1Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA.2Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA.3Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA.4Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL, USA

10:45
173
Imaging spatial variations of optical bandgaps in perovskite solar cells
Hieu Nguyen1, Boyi Chen1, Jun Peng1, Heping Shen1, The Duong1, Daniel Walter1, Steve Johnston2, Mowafak Al-Jassim2, Klaus Weber1, Thomas White1, Kylie Catchpole1, Daniel Macdonald1. 1Research School of Engineering, The Australian National University, Canberra, *, Australia.2National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, USA

11:00
170
Best Student Presentation Award Finalist - Quantitative optical assessment of photonic and electronic properties
Adrien Bercegol1, 2, Daniel Ory1, 2, Daniel Suchet3, Stefania Cacovich1, Olivier Fournier1, 2, Jean-Francois Guillemoles3, Jean Rousset1, 2, Laurent Lombez3. 1IPVF, Palaiseau, *, France.2EDF RaD, Palaiseau, *, France.3UMR CNRS Ecole Polytechnique IPVF, Palaiseau, *, France

11:15
175
Operando Microscopy Characterization of Perovskite Solar Cells
Chuanxiao Xiao1, Changlei Wang2, 3, Chun-Sheng Jiang1, Zhaoning Song2, Yanfa Yan2, Mowafak Al-Jassim1. 1NREL, GOLDEN, CO, USA.2The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA.3Soochow University, Suzhou, *, China

11:30
171
In situ and ex situ investigations of oxygen, light and temperature influence on halide perovskites : absorption and transport properties
Stefania Cacovich1, Amelle Rebai1, Hung-Ju Lin1, Jean Rousset2, Christophe Longeaud3. 1IPVF, Palaiseau, *, France.2EDF RaD, Palaiseau, *, France.3GeePs, CNRS (UMR8507), Gif sur Yvette, *, France

11:45
172
Impedance Spectroscopy with Variable Voltages and Illuminations to Reveal Recombination Routes of Free Carriers in Perovskite Solar Cells
Xiaoqing Chen, Yasuhiro Shirai, Masatoshi Yanagida, Takeshi Noda, Kenjiro Miyano. NIMS, Tsukuba, *, Japan
ORALS - AREA 8: SYSTEM OPTIMIZATION AND PERFORMANCE
Sheraton 2

10:30
176
Outdoor Temperature Measurements of Modules with Al-BSF, PERC, and PERT-with-Optimized-Rear-Reflector Cells
Jonathan L Bryan1, Zachary C Holman1, Michael G Deceglie2, Timothy J Silverman2. 1Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA.2National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, USA

10:45
177
Best Student Presentation Award Finalist - Time-variant operation of Photovoltaic Electrodialysis (PV-ED) community-scale desalination systems
Anne Claire EM Le Henaff, Wei He, Tonio Buonassisi, Amos G. Winter, Ian Marius Peters. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

11:00
178
Best Student Presentation Award Finalist - Effect of irradiance data on the optimal sizing of photovoltaic water pumping systems
Simon Meunier1, Loic Queval1, Matthias Heinrich2, Elvire A. de la Fresnaye3, Judith A. Cherni3, Lionel Vido4, Arouna Darga1, Philippe Dessante1, Bernard Multon4, Peter K. Kitanidis5, Claude Marchand1. 1GeePs | Group of electrical engineering - Paris, CNRS, CentraleSupelec, Univ. Paris-Sud, Univ. Paris-Saclay, Sorbonne Univ., Gif-sur-Yvette, *, France.2DargaTech SARL, Ouagadougou, *, Burkina Faso.3Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London, London, *, United Kingdom.4SATIE, CNRS, Univ. Cergy-Pontoise, ENS Rennes, Univ. Rennes, Cergy-Pontoise, *, France.5Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford Univ., Stanford, CA, USA

11:15
179
Sensitivity of PV Plant Performance to Tracker Error
Kendra Passow1, Kirby Hunt2, Jared Falls2. 1First Solar, San Francisco, CA, USA.2First Solar, Tempe, AZ, USA

11:30
180
Improved Maximum Power Point Tracking of Partially Shaded PV Arrays Using Particle Swarm Optimization with Zone Initialization
Alfredo Beltran, Sandip Das, Chase Hughes. Kennesaw State University, Marietta, GA, USA

11:45
181
Design Considerations for Agrophotovoltaic Systems: Maintaining PV area with increased crop yield
Allison Perna, Elizabeth K. Grubbs, Rakesh Agrawal, Peter Bermel. Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
ORALS - AREA 9: GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE ON PV DEGRADATION
Chicago 6-7

10:30
182
PV Degradation – Mounting & Temperature
Dirk Jordan1, Chris Deline1, Michael Deceglie1, Tim Silverman1, Wei Luo2. 1NREL, Golden, CO, USA.2SERIS, Singapore, *, Singapore

11:00
183
Capacity Factor Analysis for Evaluating US PV System Reliability
Pedro A Sanchez Perez, Sarah Kurtz. University of California, Merced, CA, USA

11:15
184
Real-world PV Module Degradation across Climate Zones Determined from Suns-Voc, Loss Factors and I-V Steps Analysis of Seven Years of Time-series Pmp, I-V Datastreams
Jiqi Liu1, 3, Menghong Wang1, 2, Alan J. Curran1, 3, Wei-Heng Huang1, 3, Erdmut Schnabel4, Michael Kohl4, Jennifer L. Braid1, 3, Roger H. French1, 2, 3. 1SDLE Research Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA.2Macromolecular Science a Engineering Department, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA.3Materials Science and Engineering Department, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA.4Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), Heidenhofstrasse 2, *, Germany

11:30
185
Photovoltaic Degradation Climate Zones
Todd Karin1, C. Birk Jones2, Anubhav Jain1. 1Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA.2Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM, USA

11:45
186
Analysis of Field Degradation Rates Observed in the All India Survey of PV Module Reliability 2018
Yogeswara Rao Golive1, Sachin Zachariah1, Rajiv Dubey1, Shashwata Chattopadhyay1, Sonali Bhaduri1, Hemant K. Singh1, Anil Kottantharayil1, Narendra Shiradkar1, Birinchi Bora2, Sanjay Kumar2, Tripathi A.K. 2, Vasi Juzer1. 1National Centre for Photovoltaic Research and Education, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, *, India.2National Institute for Solar Energy, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Gurugram, *, India
ORALS - AREA 10: POWER CONVERTER DESIGN, MODELING AND CONTROL
Sheraton 1

10:30
187
Performance and Techno-Economic Evaluation of a Three-Phase, 50-kW SiC-Based PV Inverter
Akanksha Singh, Samantha Reese, Sertac Akar. National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, USA

11:00
188
Best Student Presentation Award Finalist - A Power Management Approach for Laterally-Arrayed Multi-Bandgap Concentrated Photovoltaic Systems
Haoquan Zhang1, Konstantin Martynov2, Duanhui Li1, Ruitao Wen1, David J. Perreault1, Jurgen Michel1. 1Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA.2Analog Devices Inc., Milpitas, CA, USA

11:15
189
Best Student Presentation Award Finalist - A Single Phase Single Stage SEPIC-'CUK Based Non-Isolated High Gain and Efficient Micro-Inverter
Arghyadip Bhattacharya, Arup R. Paul, Kishore Chatterjee. IIT Bombay, Mumbai, *, India

11:30
190
Adaptive Voltage Regulation for Solar Power Inverters on Distribution Systems
Thomas E McDermott1, Stephen R Abate2. 1Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, USA.2Duquesne Light Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

11:45
191
Best Student Presentation Award Finalist - Reduced-order Aggregate Model for Parallel-connected Grid-tied Three-phase Photovoltaic Inverters
Victor Purba1, Sairaj V. Dhople1, Brian B. Johnson2. 1University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA.2University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
ORALS - JOINT AREA SESSION: HYBRID TANDEMS - BATTLE ROYALE (JOINT SESSION AREAS 3 & 6)
Sheraton 4-5

20%-Efficient Epitaxial GaAsP/Si Tandem Solar Cells
Shizhao Fan1, Zhengshan Yu2, Yukun Sun1, 3, Pankul Dhingra1, Mijung Kim1, Ryan D. Hool1, Erik D. Ratta1, Ashling Leilaeioun2, Zachary C. Holman2, Minjoo L. Lee1. 1Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory, Urbana, IL, USA.2School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Tempe, AZ, USA.3Department of Electrical Engineering, New Haven, CT, USA

Toward >25% Efficient Monolithic Epitaxial GaAsP/Si Tandem Solar Cells
Tyler J Grassman1, Daniel L Lepkowski1, Jacob T Boyer1, Daniel J Chmielewski1, Chuqi Yi2, Ned Western2, Hamid Mehrvarz2, Anita Ho-Baillie2, Christopher Kerestes2, Daniel Derkacs3, Steven G Whipple3, Alex P Stavrides3, Stephen P Bremner2, Steven A Ringel1. 1The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA.2University of New South Wales, Sydney, *, Australia.3SolAero Technologies, Corp., Albuquerque, NM, USA

Highly efficient monolithic perovskite/CIGSe tandem solar cells on rough bottom cell surfaces
Marko Jost1, Tobias Bertram1, Dibyashree Koushik2, Jose A. Marquez1, Marcel A. Verheijen2, Marc D. Heinemann1, Eike Kohnen1, Amran Al-Ashouri1, Bernd Rech1, Thomas Unold1, Mariadriana Creatore2, Iver Lauermann1, Christian A. Kaufmann1, Rutger Schlatmann1, Steve Albrecht1. 1Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Berlin, *, Germany.2Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, *, Netherlands

Monolithic Two-Terminal All-Perovskite Tandem Solar Cells with Power Conversion Efficiency Exceeding 21%
Zhaoning Song1, Dewei Zhao1, 2, Cong Chen1, 3, Ramez H. Ahangharnejhad1, Chongwen Li1, Kiran Ghimire1, Nikolas J. Podraza1, Michael J. Heben1, Guojia Fang3, Kai Zhu4, Yanfa Yan1. 1University of Toledo, Wright Center for Photovoltaics Innovation and Commercialization, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Toledo, OH, USA.2Nanchang University, Ordered Matter Science Research Center and College of Chemistry, Nanchang, *, China.3Wuhan University, Key Laboratory of Artificial Micro/Nano Structures of Ministry of Education, School of Physics and Technology, Wuhan, *, China.4National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Chemistry and Nanoscience Center, Golden, CO, USA

Luminescent Solar Concentrator Tandem-on-Siliconwith above 700mV Passivated Contact Silicon Bottom Cell
San Theingi1, David R. Needell2, Haley Bauser2, Megan Phelan2, William Nemeth1, Dawn Findley1, Hanxiao Su3, Brent Koscher4, Zach Nett4, Ognjen Ilic2, Colton R. Bukowsky2, Ralph Nuzzo3, A. Paul Alivisatos4, John Geisz1, Paul Stradins1, Harry A. Atwater2. 1National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, USA.2California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA.3University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA.4University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA

25.4%-Efficient Perovskite/Silicon Tandem and Pathways to 30%
Zhengshan Yu1, Bo Chen2, Zachary Holman1, Jinsong Huang2. 1Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA.2University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
1:30 - 3:00 PM
ORALS - AREA 1: QUANTUM WELLS & 2D MATERIALS
Chicago 10

1:30
198
The observation of thermal photon gain in quantum well solar cells
Keith W Barnham1, James P Connolly2, Markus F Fuhrer1, Louise C Hirst3, Ian R Sellers4, Vincent R Whiteside4. 1Imperial College London, London, *, United Kingdom.2GeePs-Superlec, Gif sur Yvette, *, France.3University of Cambridge, Cambridge, *, United Kingdom.4University of Oaklahoma, Norman, OK, USA

1:45
199
Thin-Barrier Strained Quantum Well Superlattice Solar Cells
Seth Hubbard1, Mitsul Kacharia1, Roger Welser2, Stephen Polly1, Ashok Sood2. 1Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, USA.2Magnolia Optical Technologies, Woburn, MA, USA

2:00
200
Self-Catalyzed High-Quality Core-Shell GaAsP NWs on Silicon and their Application on Photovoltaics
Yunyan Zhang1, Ana M Sanchez2, Marin Aagesen3, Huiyun Liu1. 1Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London, London, *, United Kingdom.2Gasp Solar ApS, Gregersensvej 7, Taastrup DK-2630, Taastrup, *, Denmark.3Department of Physics, University of Warwick, Coventry, *, United Kingdom

2:15
201
High-Efficiency InAs-InGaAs Quantum Dash Solar Cells Developed Through Current Constraint Engineering
Yoshitaka Okada1, 2, Naoya Miyashita1, Yusuke Oteki2, Yasushi Shoji3. 1Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST), The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, *, Japan.2Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, *, Japan.3National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, *, Japan

2:30
202
Predicting Open-Circuit Voltages in Atomically-Thin Monolayer Transition Metal Dichalcogenides-Based Solar Cells
Mike Tebyetekerwa, Daniel Macdonald, Hieu Nguyen. Research School of Engineering, The Australian National University, Canberra, *, Australia

2:45
203
Tailoring Donor-Acceptor Pairs of Tungsten-based Transition Metal Di-Chalcogenides (TMDCs) for Improved Photovoltaic Current Generation
Sayan Roy1, Zixuan Hu2, Sabre Kais2, Peter Bermel1. 1School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA.2Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
ORALS - AREA 2: ADVANCED CHARACTERIZATION AND SIMULATION OF CDTE
Chicago 9

1:30
204
Understanding the CdTe Device Performance as a Function of Band Alignment at the Front and Back Interfaces
Adam B. Phillips, Geethika K. Liyanage, Fadhil K. Alfadhili, Michael J. Heben. Wright Center for Photovoltaics Innovation and Commercialization, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA

2:00
205
Study of Se and Cl segregation in polycrystalline CdSeTe
Jinglong Guo1, Fatih G. Sen2, Arun Mannodi-Kannakithodi2, Edward S. Barnard3, Walajabad S. Sampath4, Amit Munshi4, Moon Kim5, Maria K. Y. Chan2, Robert F. Klie1. 1University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.2Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA.3Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA.4Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA.5University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA

2:15
206
Nanometer-scale imaging of inhomogeneous active charge carriers in Arsenic-doped CdTe thin films
C.-S. Jiang, J. Moseley, C. Xiao, S. Harvey, E. Colegrove, W.K. Metzger, M.M. Al-Jassim. National renewable energy laboratory, Golden, CO, USA

2:30
207
3D Imaging of Selenium Distributions in High Efficiency Selenium-Graded Cadmium Telluride Solar Cells
Thomas A. M. Fiducia1, Kexue Li2, Amit H. Munshi3, Kurt Barth3, Walajabad S. Sampath3, Chris R. M. Grovenor2, John M. Walls1. 1Loughborough University, Loughborough, *, United Kingdom.2Oxford University, Oxford, *, United Kingdom.3Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA

2:45
208
Machine Learning Defect Properties in Cd-Based Chalcogenides
Arun Mannodi-Kanakkithodi1, Michael Toriyama1, Fatih G. Sen1, Michael J. Davis2, Maria K.Y. Chan1. 1Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA.2Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA
ORALS - AREA 4: SILICON MATERIAL: SUBSTRATE FORMATION AND PREPARATION
Sheraton 4-5

1:30
209
Control of Texture Size on As-Cut Crystalline Silicon by Microparticle-Assisted Texturing (MPAT) Process
Cong T. Nguyen, Keisuke Ohdaira, Hideki Matsumura. Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Nomi, Ishikawa, *, Japan

2:00
210
Best Student Presentation Award Finalist - Understanding the Effect of Stress on Surface Roughening during Silicon Spalling: A Theoretical and Experimental Study
Pablo Guimera Coll, Rico Meier, Mariana Bertoni. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA

2:15
211
Geometrical Light Trapping in Thin c-Si Solar Cells beyond Lambertian Limit
Karsten Bittkau, Samia A. Nadi, Uwe Rau. IEK5 - Photovoltaik, Forschungszentrum Julich GmbH, Julich, *, Germany

2:30
212
Effective Lifetime Approaching 1 ms in High-Resistivity P-Type Kerfless Multi-crystalline Wafers
Adam Lorenz, Jasmin Hofstetter, Ray Fraser, John Linton, Ralf Jonczyk, Ali Ersen. 1366 Technologies, Bedford, MA, USA

2:45
213
Elevating Low-Quality Silicon Wafers For High Efficiency Heterojunction Solar Cell
Anastasia Soeriyadi1, William Weigand2, Matthew Wright1, Daniel Chen1, Bruno Vicari Stefani1, Moonyong Kim1, Zachary Holman2, Brett Hallam1. 1UNSW Sydney, Sydney, *, Australia.2Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
ORALS - AREA 5: ADVANCED CHARACTERIZATION FOR SILICON PV
Chicago 8

1:30
214
Best Student Presentation Award Finalist - A Novel Method for Characterizing Temperature Sensitivity of Silicon Wafers and Cells
Shuai Nie1, Sissel T. Kristensen2, Alexander Gu1, Thorsten Trupke1, Ziv Hameiri1. 1University of New South Wales, Sydney, *, Australia.2University of Agder, Grimstad, *, Norway

1:45
215
Open Circuit Voltages for PERC Local Back Surface Fields Directly Resolved at the Nanoscale
Alexandra Longacre1, Michael Martin1, Eric Schneller2, Alan Curran3, Menghong Wang3, Jing Sun4, Jianfang Dai5, Laura S. Bruckman3, Jean-Nicolas Jaubert4, Kristopher O. Davis2, Jennifer L. Braid3, Roger H. French3, Bryan D. Huey1. 1University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA.2University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA.3Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA.4Canadian Solar Inc., Suzhou, *, China.5Cybrid Technologies, Suzhou, *, China

2:00
216
Drone-Based Daylight Electroluminescence Imaging of PV Modules
Gisele A. dos Reis Benatto1, Claire Mantel1, Nicholas Riedel1, Adrian A. Santamaria Lancia1, Sune Thorsteinsson1, Peter B. Poulsen1, Soren Forchhammer1, Harsh Parikh2, Sergiu Spataru2, Dezso Sera2. 1Technical University of Denmark, Roskilde, *, Denmark.2Aalborg University, Aalborg, *, Denmark

2:15
217
Magnetic Field Imaging: Strengths and limitations in characterising solar cells
Appu Paduthol1, Oliver Kunz1, Kai Kaufmann2, Markus Patzold2, Dominik Lausch2, Thorsten Trupke1. 1University of New South Wales, Sydney, *, Australia.2DENKweit GmbH, Halle(Salle), *, Germany

2:30
218
Advanced Characterisation of Black Silicon Surface Topography with 3D PFIB-SEM
Yu Zhang1, Chun Hua Kong1, 2, Muhammad U. Khan1, Tsun H. Fung1, Rasmus S. Davidsen4, Ole Hansen4, Giuseppe Scardera1, Malcolm D. Abbott1, Bram Hoex1, David N. R. Payne1, 3. 1University of New South Wales, Sydney, *, Australia.2Electron Microscope Unit, UNSW, Sydney, *, Australia.3Macquarie University, Sydney, *, Australia.4Technical University of Denmark, Denmark, *, Denmark

2:45
219
Injection Dependent Lifetime Spectroscopy for Two-Level Defects in Silicon
Yan Zhu1, Gianluca Coletti1, 2, Ziv Hameiri1. 1The University of New South Wales, Sydney, *, Australia.2ECN part of TNO Solar Energy, LE Petten, *, Netherlands
ORALS - AREA 6: APPLICATIONS OF PEROVSKITE PV: TANDEMS, SCALE-UP AND INDUSTRIALIZATION
Sheraton 1

1:30
220
Evaluating interconnection schemes for semi-transparent perovskite mini-modules
Colin D Bailie1, Chris Eberspacher1, Rosemary Bramante2, Maikel van Hest2. 1Tandem PV, Inc., Palo Alto, CA, USA.2National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, USA

1:45
221
Towards Efficient Large Area Stable Perovskite Solar Cells and Modules
Francesco Di Giacomo1, Valerio Zardetto1, Dong Zhang1, Claire Burgess2, Wiljan Verhees1, Henri Fledderus1, Ilker Dogan1, Mehrdad Najafi1, Herbert Lifka1, Yulia Galagan1, Mariadriana Creatore2, Paul Poodt1, Sjoerd Veenstra1, Ronn Andriessen1. 1TNO, Eindhoven, *, Netherlands.2Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, *, Netherlands

2:00
222
Theoretical investigation of SnO2/silicon and SnO2/MAPbI3 interfaces for silicon/perovskite-based two terminal tandem solar cells
Yong Huang1, Shan-Ting Zhang2, Philip Schulz2. 1Institut Photovoltaique de l, Palaiseau, *, France.2CNRS, Institut Photovoltaique de l, Palaiseau, *, France

2:15
223
Multivariate and big data analytics for studying the stability of 3rd generation photovoltaics
Jeff Kettle, Priyanka Tyagi, Tudur Wyn David, Dinesh Kumar, Helder Anizelli. School of Electronics, Bangor University, Bangor, *, United Kingdom

2:30
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Perovskite Solar Cells on Textured Silicon Surface by a Novel Fabrication Method and 3D Analysis for Tandem Solar Cells
Sang-Won Lee1, Soohyun Bae1, Jae-Keun Hwang1, Wonkyu Lee1, Solhee Lee1, Ji Yeon Hyun1, Friedemann D Heinz2, Dongjin Choi1, Dongkyun Kang1, Sujeong Jeong1, Martin C Schubert3, Stefan Glunz3, 4, Won Mok Kim5, Yoonmook Kang6, Hae-Seok Lee6, Donghwan Kim1, 6. 1Korea University, Seoul, *, Korea.2University Freiburg, INATECH, Freiburg, *, Germany.3Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Freiburg, *, Germany.4University Freiburg, Freiburg, *, Germany.5Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Seoul, *, Germany.6KUmKIST Green School, Korea University, Seoul, *, Korea

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Optical modeling of narrow-bandgap perovskite for all-perovskite tandem solar cells
Salman Manzoor1, Zhengshan J. Yu1, Bo Chen2, Jinsong Huang2, Zachary C. Holman1. 1Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA.2University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
ORALS - AREA 9: PV DEGRADATION ASSESSMENT METHODS
Chicago 6-7

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Best Student Presentation Award Finalist - Signal Processing on PV Time-Series Data: Robust Degradation Analysis without Physical Models
Bennet E. Meyers1, Michael G. Deceglie2, Chris Deline2, Dirk C. Jordan2. 1Stanford Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Stanford, CA, USA.2NREL, Golden, CO, USA

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Calculation of Degradation Rates of PV Modules Using Outdoor Measured I-V Curves and Multi Reference Linear Interpolation/Extrapolation Method
Yoshiro Izumi, Yuzuru Ueda. Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, *, Japan

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Correlating the Hot Spots and Power Degradation seen in crystalline silicon modules in All India Survey of PV Module Reliability 2018
Sonali Bhaduri, Sachin Zachariah, Golive Yogeswara Rao, Shashwata Chattopadhyay, Rajiv Dubey, Chetan Singh Solanki, Anil Kottantharayil, Brij M. Arora, K.L. Narasimhan, Hemant Kumar Singh, Narendra Shiradkar, Juzer Vasi. 1National Centre for Photovoltaic Research and Education, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, *, India

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PV Plant Degradation Assessment: Significance of Data Filtering and Aggregation
Bijaya B Paudyal1, Michael L Bolen1, Daniel Fregosi1. 1Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Charlotte, NC, USA.2Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Charlotte, NC, USA.3Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Charlotte, NC, USA

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Investigation of degradation observed on recent polycrystalline silicon PV modules installed in desert region
Jim J John, Ammar Elnosh, Ahmad Safieh, Aaesha Alnuaimi. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), Dubai, *, United Arab Emirates

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Survey of Material Degradation in Globally Fielded PV Modules
Jared Tracy1, William Gambogi1, Thomas Felder1, Lucie Garreau-Iles2, Hongjie Hu3, John Trout1, Rahul Khatri4, Xia Ji3, Yushi Heta5, Kaushik Choudhury1. 1E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Wilmington, DE, USA.2Du Pont de Nemours International S.A, Geneva, *, Switzerland.3DuPont (China) Research a Development and Management Co. Ltd., Shanghai, *, China.4E.I. Du Pont India Private Limited, Gurugram, *, India.5DuPont Specialty Products Kabushiki Kaisha, Nagoya, *, Japan
ORALS - AREA 10: GRID INTEGRATION, HIGH-PENETRATION PV AND ENERGY STORAGE
Sheraton 2

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Bulk Power System Dynamics with Varying Levels of Grid-forming Inverters and Synchronous Generators
Brian J. Pierre1, Hugo N. Villegas Pico2, Ryan T. Elliott1, Jack Flicker1, Yashen Lin2, Brian B. Johnson3, Joseph H. Eto4, Robert H. Lasseter5, Abraham Ellis1. 1Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA.2National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, USA.3University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.4Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA.5University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA

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Optimization Methods for Evaluating PV Hosting Capacity of Distribution Circuits
Suma Jothibasu, Surya Santoso, Anamika Dubey. EPRI, Palo Alto, CA, USA

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Visualization Methods for Quasi-Static Time-Series (QSTS) Simulations with High PV Penetration
Joseph A. Azzolini, Matthew J. Reno, Matthew Lave. Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA

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Photovoltaic Power Generation with Module-Based Capacitive Energy Storage
Bowen Zheng1, John E Fletcher1, Alison Lennon2, Yu Jiang2, Patrick A Burr3. 1School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, UNSW, Sydney, *, Australia.2School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, UNSW, Sydney, *, Australia.3School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UNSW, Sydney, *, Australia

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Inverter testing for verification of Hawaiian Electric Rule 14H
Ramanathan Thiagarajan1, Peter Gotseff1, Andy Hoke1, Earle Ifuku2. 1National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, CO, USA.2Hawaiian Electric Company, Honolulu, HI, USA
3:00 - 3:30 PM
BREAK: COFFEE BREAK
Exhibit Hall
3:30 - 5:00 PM
POSTERS - AREA 2: CHARACTERIZATION AND MODELING OF THIN FILM PHOTOVOLTAICS (click to view)
Poster 2
POSTERS - AREA 3: HYBRID TANDEMS, COST REDUCTION, AND NOVEL CONCEPTS (click to view)
Poster 1
POSTERS - AREA 4: PERFORMANCE & RELIABILITY (click to view)
Poster 3
POSTERS - AREA 6: PEROVSKITE MATERIALS AND DEVICES (click to view)
Poster 4
POSTERS - AREA 8: SYSTEM OPTIMIZATION, PERFORMANCE AND MODELS (click to view)
Poster 5
POSTERS - AREA 9: SYSTEM PERFORMANCE AND DEGRADATION (click to view)
Poster 6
7:00 - 8:30 PM
ORALS - SPECIAL SESSION: EVENING SESSION
Sheraton 2