Nanophotonics for ultra-thin crystalline silicon photovoltaics

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Tuesday 30 August 2016, by Valerie Depauw

Journal publications by the partners of the consortium around photoNvoltaics are listed below. Proceedings publications can be found in the "Conferences" area and are open access as well whenever possible.

2017

  • Valérie Depauw, Christos Trompoukis, Inès Massiot, Wanghua Chen, Alexandre Dmitriev, Pere Roca i Cabarrocas, Ivan Gordon and Jef Poortmans. Sunlight-thin nanophotonic monocrystalline silicon solar cells. Nano Futures 1 (2017) 021001, 10.1088/2399-1984/aa7d7c link to publisher (free to access in 2017).
  • Romain Champory, Fabien Mandorlo, Christian Seassal, Alain Fave. Influence of patterning the TCO layer on the series resistance of thin film HIT solar cells. EPJ Photovoltaics, 2017, vol. 8, p. 80101. 10.1051/epjpv/2016006 link to publisher (open access)

2016

  • Inès Massiot, Christos Trompoukis, Kristof Lodewijks, Valérie Depauw and Alexandre Dmitriev, Highly conformal fabrication of nanopatterns on non-planar surfaces, Nanoscale, 10.1039/C6NR00749J, link to publisher.
  • L. Lalouat, H. Ding, B. Gonzalez-Acevedo, A. Harouri, R. Orobtchouk, V. Depauw, E. Drouard, C. Seassal, Pseudo-disordered structures for light trapping improvement in mono-crystalline Si thin-films, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, , 10.1016/j.solmat.2016.04.031, link to publisher
  • W. Chen, R. Cariou, M. Foldyna, V. Depauw, C. Trompoukis, E. Drouard, L. Lalouat, A. Harouri, J. Liu, A. Fave, R. Orobtchouk, F. Mandorlo, C. Seassal, I. Massiot, A. Dmitriev, K. Lee and P. Roca i Cabarrocas, Nanophotonics-based low-temperature PECVD epitaxial crystalline silicon solar cells , Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, doi:10.1088/0022-3727/49/12/125603, link to publisher, link to research gate. Picked as one of the journal highlights in 2016!
  • Ding, He; Lalouat, Loïc; Gonzalez-Acevedo, Bastian; Orobtchouk, Régis; Seassal, Christian; Drouard, Emmanuel, Design rules for net absorption enhancement in pseudo-disordered photonic crystal for thin film solar cells, Optics Express, link to publisher (open access).
  • Liu, Jia; Lalouat, Loïc; Drouard, Emmanuel; Orobtchouk, Régis, Binary coded patterns for photon control using necklace problem concept, Optics Express, link to publisher (open access).
  • R. Cariou, W. Chen, I. Cosme-Bolanos, J.-L. Maurice, M. Foldyna, V. Depauw, G. Patriarche, A. Gaucher, A. Cattoni, I. Massiot, S. Collin, E. Cadel, P. Pareige and P. Roca i Cabarrocas, Ultrathin PECVD epitaxial Si solar cells on glass via low-temperature transfer process, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, link to publisher, link to research gate.
  • C. Trompoukis, I. Massiot, V. Depauw, O. El Daif, K. Lee, A. Dmitriev, I. Gordon, R. Mertens, J. Poortmans, Disordered nanostructures by hole-mask colloidal lithography for advanced light trapping in silicon solar cells, Optics express, link to publisher (open access).

2015

  • C. Trompoukis, A. Stesmans, E. Simoen, V. Depauw, O. El Daif, K. Lee, I. Gordon, R. Mertens and J. Poortmans, Photonic nanostructures for advanced light trapping in silicon solar cells: the impact of etching on the material electronic quality, physica status solidi (RRL) - Rapid Research Letters, link to publisher.
  • J. Govaerts, C. Trompoukis, H S. Sivaramakrishnan Radhakrishnan, L. Tous, S. N. Granata, E. G. Carnemolla, R. Martini, A. Marchegiani, M. Karim, I. Sharlandziev, T. Bearda, V. Depauw, K. Van Nieuwenhuysen, I. Gordon, J. Szlufczik, J. Poortmans, "Solar Cells from Epitaxial Foils: An Epifoil Epiphany", Energy Procedia, link to publisher, open access.
  • J. Muller, A. Herman, A. Mayer, and O. Deparis, "A fair comparison between ultrathin crystalline-silicon solar cells with either periodic or correlated disorder inverted pyramid textures", Optics Express, link to publisher, link to researchGate, open access.
  • Islam Abdo, Christos Trompoukis, Loic Tous, Valerie Depauw, Rafik Guindi, Ivan Gordon, and Ounsi El Daif, Influence of Periodic Surface Nanopatterning Profiles on Series Resistance in Thin-Film Crystalline Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, link to publisher, link to arXiv

2014

  • Islam Abdo, Christos Trompoukis, Jan Deckers, Valerie Depauw, Loic Tous, Dries Van Gestel, Rafik Guindi, Ivan Gordon, and Ounsi El Daif, Integration of a 2-D Periodic Nanopattern Into Thin-Film Polycrystalline Silicon Solar Cells by Nanoimprint Lithography, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, link to publisher, link to arXiv
  • I. Cosme, R. Cariou, W. Chen, M. Foldyna, R. Boukhicha, P. Roca i Cabarrocas, K.D. Lee, C. Trompoukis, V. Depauw, " Lifetime assessment in crystalline silicon: From nanopatterned wafer to ultra-thin crystalline films for solar cells", Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, link to publisher, link to ResearchGate, open access.
  • From the whole consortium: "Photonic nanostructures for advanced light trapping in thin crystalline silicon solar cells," Physica Status Solidi A, link to publisher, link to ResearchGate, open access.
  • Christos Trompoukis, Ounsi El Daif, Parikshit Pratim Sharma, Hariharsudan Sivaramakrishnan Radhakrishnan, Maarten Debucquoy, Valerie Depauw, Kris Van Nieuwenhuysen, Ivan Gordon, Robert Mertens and Jef Poortmans, "Passivation of photonic nanostructures for crystalline silicon solar cells," Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, link to publisher, link to ResearchGate, open access.

2013

  • V. Depauw, X. Meng, O. El Daif, G. Gomard, L. Lalouat, E. Drouard, C. Trompoukis, A. Fave, C. Seassal, I. Gordon, "Micrometer-Thin Crystalline-Silicon Solar Cells Integrating Numerically Optimized 2-D Photonic Crystals," IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, link to publisher, link to arXiv
  • A Lizana, M Foldyna, M Stchakovsky, B Georges, D Nicolas and E Garcia-Caurel, "Enhanced sensitivity to dielectric function and thickness of absorbing thin films by combining total internal reflection ellipsometry with standard ellipsometry and reflectometry," J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 46 (2013) 105501 (13pp). link
  • Michael Sarrazin, Aline Herman, and Olivier Deparis, "First-principle calculation of solar cell efficiency under incoherent illumination" Optics Express A616 1 July 2013 | Vol. 21, No. S4 | DOI:10.1364/OE.21.00A616|

2012

  • A. Herman, C. Trompoukis, V. Depauw, O. El Daif, and O. Deparis, “Influence of the pattern shape on the efficiency of front-side periodically patterned ultrathin crystalline silicon solar cells,Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 112, no. 11, pp. 113107–113107–8, Dec. 2012. link. arXiv Open Access version.

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