Programme


 
Tuesday, 26th May

4:00pm
Registration Opening, Poster & Exhibitor set-up from 4.00pm to 5.30pm


Wednesday, 27th May

8:00am
Registration Opening - Poster Installation - Welcome Coffee


8:45am
Conference Opening - Luc JEANNEROT, ARCSIS


9:00am
Chairperson: Père Roca I Cabarrocas
 
Keynote Speaker: Pierre VERLINDEN, VP, Chief Scientist and State key Laboratory Vice-Chair at Trina Solar, (China) - "Mass volume manufacturing of high-efficiency silicon solar cells"


Session 1
Silicon Based Solar Cells and Modules - Part 1

9:40am
"Tailored Light Management Structures For Liquid Phase Crystallized Silicon Thin-Film Solar Cells"  – C. Becker, V. Preidel, G. Köppel, D. Amkreutz and B. Rech, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie, Berlin, (Germany) 


Session

10:00am
"Ultrathin Nanostructured C-Si Solar Cells By Low Temperature And Scalable Processes" – A.Gaucher1, A. Cattoni1, I. Massiot1, C. Dupuis1, W. Chen2, R. Cariou2, M. Foldyna2, P. Roca i Cabarrocas2,L. Lalouat3, E. Drouard3, C. Seassal3, S. Collin1, 1Laboratoire de Photonique et de Nanostructures (LPN), FRANCE 2Laboratoire de Physique des Interfaces et Couches Minces (LPICM), Ecole Polytechnique,FRANCE
3Institut des Nanotechnologies de Lyon (INL), (France) 


10:20am
Break


Session 2
Innovative Approaches - Part 1

10:50am
Chairperson: Jean-Louis Lazzari
 
"Optimization And Optical Characterization Of Vertical Nanowire Arrays For Core-Shell Structure Solar Cells" – M. Foldyna1, A. S. Togonal1,2,3, Rusli2,3, and P. Roca i Cabarrocas1, 1LPICM, CNRS, Ecole Polytechnique, 91128 Palaiseau, (France), 2 Novitas, Nanoelectronics Centre of Excellence, School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, (Singapore), 3CINTRA CNRS/NTU/THALES, UMI REPUBLIC OF (Singapore)
 


Session

11:10am
"Pseudodisordered Structures For Light Trapping Improvement In Mono Crystalline Si Thin Films"H. Ding1, L. Lalouat1, B. Gonzalez-Acevedo1, A. Harouri1, R Orobtchouk1, V. Depauw2, E. Drouard1,
C. Seassal1, 1Institut des Nanotechnologies de Lyon, 2IMEC, (France)


11:30am
"Quantum Dot Array Based Intermediate Band Solar Cell: Effect Of Light Concentration" – S. Tomic1, T. Sogabe2, and Y. Okada2, 1The Joule Physics Laboratory, University of Salford, Manchester, (UK), 2The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, (Japan)


Session 2
Flash talks 1 - Innovative Approaches

11:50am


12:10pm
Lunch


Session 3
Advanced Characterization - Part 1

1:30pm
Chairperson: Marcel Pasquinelli
 
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Dr. Klaus LIPS, Head of the Energy Materials In-Situ Laboratory Berlin (EMIL) - Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie, (Germany) - "EMIL (Energy Materials In-Situ Laboratory Berlin) - a novel research platform for thin-film photovoltaics at the BESSY II synchrotron light source"

 


Session

2:10pm
"Non Destructive Assessment Of Advanced Cu(In,Ga)(S,Se)2 Technologies For On-Line Process Monitoring: Development Of A Multi-Excitation Wavelength Raman/Photoluminescence System" C. Insignares-Cuello1, F. Oliva1, X. Fontane1, C. Broussillou2, T. Goislard de Monsabert2, E. Saucedo1, A. Perez-Rodriguez1,3, and  V. Izquierdo-Roca1, 1 Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC), (Spain), 2 NEXCIS Photovoltaic Technology, (France), 3 IN2UB, Departament d’Electrònica, Universitat de Barcelona, (Spain)


2:30pm
"Contactless Quantification And Localization Of Metastable Defects In Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Solar Cells Using Time-Resolved Photoluminescence" G. EL HAJJE, D.ORY, M.PAIRE, J-F. GUILLEMOLES, and L.LOMBEZ, Institute of Research and Development on Photovoltaic Energy (IRDEP), UMR 7174 CNRS-EDF- Chimie ParisTech, EDF R&D, (France)


2:50pm
"An Integrated Electroluminescence, Photoluminescence And Thermography Inspection Tool For Photovoltaic Device Characterisation"M. Regehly, Greateyes GmbH Berlin, (Germany)


Session 3
Flash talks 2 - Advanced Characterization

3:10pm


3:20pm
Break


Session 4
Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell and Organic Photovoltaics - Part 1

3:50pm
Chairperson: Jean-Jacques Simon
 
Keynote Speaker: Professor Hiroshi SEGAWA, Head of the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology - The University of Tokyo, (Japan) - "Hybrid Solar Cells for Next Generation Photovoltaics"


Session

4:30pm
"Spectroscopic And Electrical Studies Of Degradation In Solution-Processed Organic Photovoltaics"  – Elsa Couderc1, Andrew J. Pearson1, Paul E. Hopkinson2, Konrad Domanski1† and Neil C. Greenham1, 1 Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge,(UK), 2 Centre for Advanced Materials, Universität Heidelberg, (Germany)


4:50pm
"Development Of High Performance Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells By Using Alkoxysilyl Dyes As Photosensitizers" - K. Kakiage1, Y. Aoyama1, T. Yano1, K. Oya1, T. Kyomen2 and M. Hanaya2, 1Environmental & Energy Materials Laboratory, ADEKA CORPORATION, 2Division of Molecular Science, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Gunma University, (Japan)


5:10pm
"Highly Transparent Quasi-Solid State Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Made With Inkjet Printed Nanocomposite Materials" - A. Margalias1,D.Sygkridou1,2, E.Stathatos1, 1Electrical Engineering Department, Technological-Educational Institute of Western Greece,(Greece), 2University of Patras, Department of Physics, (Greece).


Session 4
Flash talks 3 - Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell and Organic Photovoltaics

5:30pm


5:45pm
Poster Session


6:45pm
End of the day


Thursday, 28th May

8:30am
Welcome Coffee


Session 1
Silicon Based Solar Cells and Modules - Part 2

9:00am
Chairperson: Abdellillah Slaoui
 
Invited Speaker: Dr. Friedrich SCHAAFF, CEO, Silicon Products, (Germany) - "Key triggers in further development of silicon production"


Session

9:30am
"Introduction in novel "Mirror" concept for a simplified fabrication of silicon heterojunction (SHJ) solar cells in the new "Octopus" PECVD cluster tool"  – U. Kroll1, A. Descoeudres 2, F. Jeanneret1, L. Barraud 2,A. Limouzin1, M. Despeisse2, C. Ballif 2 and O. Shojaei1, 1INDEOtec SA, 2CSEM SA, (Switzerland)


9:50am
"Optical Properties Of Random Pyramidal Textures On Silicon Wafers: Comparison Between Different Fabricated Pyramids" – Z. Mrazkova1,2, I.P. Sobkowicz1,3, I. Florea1, M. Foldyna1, K. Postava2, V. Mares4, J. Pistora2, and P. Roca i Cabarrocas1, 1LPICM-CNRS, Ecole Polytechnique (France), 2Nanotechnology Centre, VSB-Technical University of Ostrava (Czech Republic), 3TOTAL New Energies (France), 4Center of Advanced Innovation Technologies, VSB-Technical University of Ostrava (Czech Republic)


Session 1
Flash talks 4 - Silicon Based Solar Cells and Modules

10:00am


10:25am
Break


Session 5
Cells and Systems Reliability

11:00am
Chairperson: Laurent Roux

"Degradation Mechanism In Cadmium Telluride Modules With Correlation To Its Metastability" – A.Mittal1, 2, M.Rennhofer1, and V.Schlosser2, 1Austrian Institute of Technology, 2Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna (Austria)

 


Session

11:20am
"The Impact Of Atmospheric Species On The Degradation Of Cigs Solar Cells"M. Theelen1,2, C. Foster1, Z. Vroon1, N. Barreau3, M. Zeman1, 1 TNO/Solliance, Thin Film Technology, 2 Delft University of Technology, Photovoltaic Materials and Devices, (The Netherlands), 3 Institut des Matériaux Jean Rouxel (IMN)-UMR 6502, Université de Nantes, CNRS, (France)


11:40am
"Tio2-Based Nanocoating With Self-Cleaning And Anti-Reflective Properties: Effects On Pv Performance" – E. Kaplani1, Y. Panayiotatos2, and  J.K. Kaldellis3, 1.R.E.S. Laboratory, Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece, 2. Mechanical Engineering Dept., Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus, 3.Soft Energy Applications and Environmental Protection Laboratory, TEI of Piraeus (Greece)


Session 5
Flash talks 5 - Cells and Systems Relaibility

12:00pm


12:10pm
Lunch


Session 6
Manufacturing and Systems

1:30pm
Chairperson: Veronica Bermudez
 
Invited Speaker: Dr. Sebastian MEIER, Belectric OPV, (Germany) - "OPV from an Industrial Perspective"


Session

2:00pm
"Performance Of A Ventilated Bipv System Suitable For Drying Applications"Y.B. Assoa1, F. Sauzedde1, B. Boillot1, and S. Boddaert2, 1CEA, LITEN, 2CSTB/ Pôle Energies Renouvelables / Innovation Photovoltaïque , (France)


2:20pm
"Cell interconnection without glueing or soldering for crystalline PV-modules" – Johann Summhammer1 and Zahra Halavani, Vienna University of Technology, Atominstitut, Solar Cells Group, (Austria)


2:40pm
"Quantitative Electroluminescence Diagnosis Of Si Solar Modules Aiming At Onsite Exploring Of Installed Mega-Solar Systems" T. Fuyuki, T.Tomimoto and A. Tani, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, (Japan)


Session 6
Flash talks 6 - Manufacturing and Systems

3:00pm


3:15pm
Break


Session 3
Advanced Characterization - Part 2

3:45pm
Chairperson: Véronique Charrier
 
"Ultra Fast Depth Profile Analysis Of Boron Silicate Glass By Plasma Profiling Time Of Flight Mass Spectrometry" A. Tempez1, S. Legendre1, N. Wehmeier2, B. Lim2, H. Wagner3, and P.P. Altermatt3, 1Horiba Jobin Yvon SAS, (France), 2Institute of Solar Energy Research Hameln (ISFH), (Germany), 3L Department of Solar Energy Research, Univ. Hannover, (Germany)


Session

4:05pm
"Thin-Film Adhesion Characterization Using Colored Picosecond Acoustics"  – A. Devos1,2, A. Le Louarn1, and P. Emery1, 1MENAPiC, 2IEMN Dpt ISEN, (France)


4:25pm
"A new methodology for controlling and optimizing sheet resistance and average cell efficiency in cell manufacturing" - Thomas C. Sauer, EXXERGY GmbH, (Germany)


Session 3
Flash talks 7 - Advanced Characterization

4:45pm


5:05pm
Poster session


6:15pm
Aix-en-Provence guided tour (only on registration)


7:40pm
Cocktail at "Les Jardins du Pavillon de Vendôme" followed by the Conference Dinner (only on registration)


Friday, 29th May

8:30am
Welcome Coffee


Session 7
CIGS, CdTe and other Ternary Films

9:00am
Chairperson: Daniel Lincot
 
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Edgardo SAUCEDO, Catalonia Institute for Energy Research, (Spain) - "The importance of interfaces modification for high efficiency kesterite based solar cells"


Session

9:40am
"How Na Can Promote Defects And Performance In Cu(In,Ga)Se2"– S. Brunken, H. Stange, H. Allaf-Navirian, D. Greiner, T. Unold, R. Mainz, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, (Germany)


10:00am
"Detrimental Effect Of Sn-Rich Secondary Phases On Cu2znsnse4 Based Solar Cells" L. Vauche1,2, L. Risch1,2, E. Saucedo3, M. Pasquinelli2, T. Goislard de Monsabert1, P-P. Grand1, S. Jaime1, 1NEXCIS, 2 IM2NP - UMR 7334 – Aix Marseille University, 3IREC, (France)


Session 7
Flash talks 8 - CIGS, CdTe and other Ternary Films

10:20am


10:40am
Break


Session 7
CIGS, CdTe and other Ternary Films - Part 2

11:10am
"Efficiency Enhancement Of Electrodeposition-Based Cigs Pv: 14% Module & 17,3% Cell"C. Broussillou1, T. Goislard de Monsabert1,F. Bahi, J. Houles1, J. Rousset2, M. Paire2, F. Tsin2 and L. Parissi1, 1NEXCIS Photovoltaic Technology, 2IRDEP – Institute of R&D on Photovoltaic Energy,(France)


Session

11:30am
"On the development and analysis of a simulation model for Al2O3 rear surface passivated Cu(In,Ga)Se2 solar cells" Ratan Kotipalli, 1, Bart Vermang*, 2,3, Marika Edoff 2, Rajkumar Jaiswar1 and Denis Flandre1, 1,ICTEAM, Université catholique de Louvain, ( Belgium), 2,Ångström Solar Center, University of Uppsala, (Sweden), 3,ESAT-KU Leuven, University of Leuven, (Belgium)


Session 7
Flash talks 9 - CIGS, CdTe and other Ternary Films

11:50am


12:10pm
Lunch


1:10pm
Poster session


Session 4
Dye-Sentisized Solar Cell and Organic Photovoltaics - Part 2

2:10pm
Chairperson: Ludovic Escoubas
 
"Hybrid Perovskites: A New Class Of Unconventional Semiconductors For Photovoltaics" J.Even1, L.Pedesseau1, M.Kepenekian2, D.Sapori1, A.Rolland1, and C. Katan2, 1 Fonctions Optiques pour les Technologies de l'Information, FOTON UMR 6082, CNRS, INSA de Rennes, Université de Rennes 1, 2 Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes, ISCR UMR 6226, CNRS, Université de Rennes 1, (France)


Session

2:30pm
"Improving stability of organic photovoltaic devices: the time-resolved in-situ structural/morphological monitoring approach applied to plasmonic photovoltaics"  – B. Paci, A. Generosi1, M. Guaragno, V. Rossi Albertini1, E. Stratakis2, E. Kymakis3, 1 ISM-CNR-Area di Ricerca di Tor Vergata, (Italy), 2IESL-FORTH, (Greece), 3 Electrical Engineering Department and Center of Materials Technology & Photonics, TEI of Crete, (Greece)


2:50pm
"Optimizing Optical Spacers Based On Metal Oxide Nanoparticles For Highly Efficient Polymer Solar Cells"Sadok Ben Dkhil1*, David Duché,2 Fatima Bencheikh Aboura,2 Jean-Jaques Simon,2 Qinye Bao,3 Mats Fahlman 3, Meriem Gaceur1, Christine Videlot-Ackermann1, Olivier Margeat1, Jörg Ackermann, 1Aix-Marseille University, Centre Interdisciplinaire de Nanosciences de Marseille CINaM, UMR CNRS 7325, 2 Aix-Marseille University, IM2NP, CNRS-UMR 7334, (France), 3 Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, Linkoping University, (Sweden)


3:10pm
Closing Remarks


3:20pm
End of the conference


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