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This material is based upon work supported primarily or in part by the Engineering Research Center Program of the National Science Foundation and the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy of the Department of Energy under NSF Cooperative Agreement No. EEC-1041895. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the National Science Foundation or Department of Energy.

Thrust 1

Year 1 – 2012

J.-J. Li, S. H. Lim, and Y.-H. Zhang, “A novel method to eliminate the measurement artifacts of external quantum efficiency of multi-junction solar cells caused by the shunt effect,” Proc. SPIE 8256, Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices, p. 825616.

Sharma, A. J. Bailey, B. Dauksher, C. J. Tracy, S. Bowden, and B. O’Brien, “Characterization and comparison of silicon nitride films deposited using two novel processes,” presented at the Conference Record of the 37th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Seattle, WA, USA, 2011. pp. 002206-002211.

Tian, D. Yang, R. L. Opila, and A. V. Teplyakov, “Chemical and electrical passivation of Si(111) surfaces,” Applied Surface Science, vol. 258, no. 7, pp. 3019–3026, Jan. 2012.

J.-J. Li, S. H. Lim, C. R. Allen, D. Ding, and Y.-H. Zhang, “Combined Effects of Shunt and Luminescence Coupling on External Quantum Efficiency Measurements of Multijunction Solar Cells,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 225–230, Oct. 2011.

R. Naqvi, I. Deligoz, S. Kiaei, and B. Bakkaloglu, “Dynamic calibration of feedback DAC non-linearity for a 4 th order CT sigma delta for digital hearing aids,” in SOC Conference (SOCC), 2011 IEEE International, 2011, pp. 109–113.

Chandra, V. Sharma, G. Y. Chung, and D. K. Schroder, “Four-point probe characterization of 4H silicon carbide,” Solid-State Electronics, vol. 64, no. 1, pp. 73–77, Oct. 2011.

Chhabra,, C. Weiland, R.L Opila and C. B. Honsberg, “Surface characterization of quinhydrone-methanol and iodine-methanol passivated silicon substrates using X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy,” Physica Status Solidi (A) Applications and Materials, v 208, n 1, p 86-90, (2011).

Hofstetter, J. F. Lelièvre, D. P. Fenning, M. I. Bertoni, T. Buonassisi, and C. del Cañizo, “Towards the Tailoring of P Diffusion Gettering to As-Grown Silicon Material Properties,” Solid State Phenomena, vol. 178–179, pp. 158–165, Aug. 2011.

Year 2 – 2013

J.-J. Li, L. Yin, S. R. Johnson, B. J. Skromme, S. Wang, X. Liu, D. Ding, C.-Z. Ning, J. K. Furdyna, and Y.-H. Zhang, “Photoluminescence studies of type-II CdSe/CdTe superlattices,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 101, no. 6, p. 061915, 2012.

Schon, A. Haarahiltunen, H. Savin, D. P. Fenning, T. Buonassisi, W. Warta, and M. C. Schubert, “Analyses of the Evolution of Iron-Silicide Precipitates in Multicrystalline Silicon During Solar Cell Processing,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 131–137, Jan. 2013.

R. Weiland, L. Yang, D. J. Doren, C. A. Menning, D. Skliar, B. G. Willis, J. G. Chen, and R. L. Opila, “Binding of styrene on silicon (111)-7×7 surfaces as a model molecular electronics system,” Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films, vol. 30, no. 3, p. 031401, 2012.

Sharma, A. Bailey, B. Dauksher, C. Tracy, S. Bowden, and B. O’Brien, “Characterization and comparison of silicon nitride films deposited using two novel processes,” J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A, vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 021201–1, Feb. 2012.

Russo, D. Zhang, M. Gordon, S. Vorndran, J. Castillo, A. Brooks, V. Lonij, A. Cronin, and R. Kostuk, “Characterization of diffuse anisotropic illumination effects to the output of bifacial and holographic planar concentrating photovoltaic panel configurations,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 001312–001317.

Shu, U. Das, L. Chen, L. Zhang, S. Hegedus, and R. Birkmire, “Design of anti-reflection coating for surface textured interdigitated back contact silicon hetero-junction solar cell,” presented at the 2012 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2012, pp. 002258–002262.

J. Choi, M. I. Bertoni, J. Hofstetter, D. P. Fenning, D. M. Powell, S. Castellanos, and T. Buonassisi, “Dislocation Density Reduction During Impurity Gettering in Multicrystalline Silicon,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 189–198, Jan. 2013.

Kim, H. Park, W. K. Kim, G. M. Hanket, and W. N. Shafarman, “Effect of Reduced Cu(InGa)(SeS) 2 Thickness Using Three-Step H 2 Se/Ar/H 2 S Reaction of Cu–In–Ga Metal Precursor,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 446–450, Jan. 2013.

Hofstetter, D. P. Fenning, J.-F. Lelièvre, C. del Cañizo, and T. Buonassisi, “Engineering metal precipitate size distributions to enhance gettering in multicrystalline silicon,” physica status solidi (a), vol. 209, no. 10, pp. 1861–1865, Oct. 2012.

Bowden and J. LeBeau, “Laser wafering,” presented at the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 001826–001829.

L. Opila, D. Yang, N. Kotulak, L. Costello, and B. Chhabra, “Mechanism of electrical passivation of Si surfaces with quinhydrone,” presented at the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 002583–002587.

Sharma and S. Bowden, “Peak load offset and the effect of dust storms on 10 MWp distributed grid tied photovoltaic systems installed at Arizona State University,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 000590–000595.

P. Fenning, J. Hofstetter, M. I. Bertoni, G. Coletti, B. Lai, C. del Cañizo, and T. Buonassisi, “Precipitated iron: A limit on gettering efficacy in multicrystalline silicon,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 113, no. 4, p. 044521, 2013.

Honsberg and S. Goodnick, “Realizing Terawatt-Scale Solar Electricity: Nanotechnology-Enabled Physical Mechanisms and Material Properties,” IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 6–14, Jun. 2012.

E. Morishige, D. P. Fenning, J. Hofstetter, D. M. Powell, and T. Buonassisi, “Simulated co-optimization of crystalline silicon solar cell throughput and efficiency using continuously ramping phosphorus diffusion profiles,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 002213–002217.

M. Kuitche, V. Sharma, J. Oh, R. Pan, and G. TamizhMani, “Statistical analysis of commercial c-Si PV module photovoltaic efficiency distribution over 10-years period,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 002421–002425.

D.M. Powell, D.P. Fenning, J. Hofstetter, J.F. Lelièvre, C. d. Cañizo, and T. Buonassisi, “TCAD for PV: A fast method for accurately modelling metal impurity evolution during solar cell processing,” Photovoltaics International, vol. 15, pp. 91-100, 2012.

Year 3 – 2014

Y. Herasimenka, W. J. Dauksher, and S. G. Bowden, “>750 mV open circuit voltage measured on 50 μm thick silicon heterojunction solar cell,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 103, no. 5, p. 053511, 2013.

K. Larsen, H. Simchi, P. Xin, K. Kim, and W. N. Shafarman, “Backwall superstrate configuration for ultrathin Cu(In,Ga)Se2 solar cells,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 104, no. 3, p. 033901, Jan. 2014.

Simchi, B. E. McCandless, T. Meng, J. H. Boyle, and W. N. Shafarman, “Characterization of reactively sputtered molybdenum oxide films for solar cell application,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 114, no. 1, p. 013503, 2013.

B. Simmons, A. J. Akey, J. J. Krich, J. T. Sullivan, D. Recht, M. J. Aziz, and T. Buonassisi, “Deactivation of metastable single-crystal silicon hyperdoped with sulfur,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 114, no. 24, p. 243514, 2013.

Ervik, G. Stokkan, T. Buonassisi, Ø. Mjøs, and O. Lohne, “Dislocation formation in seeds for quasi-monocrystalline silicon for solar cells,” Acta Materialia, vol. 67, pp. 199–206, Apr. 2014.

Simchi, B. E. McCandless, K. Kim, J. H. Boyle, and W. N. Shafarman, “Effect of Rapid Thermal Processing on the structural and device properties of (Ag,Cu)(In,Ga)Se2 thin film solar cells,” Thin Solid Films, vol. 535, pp. 102–106, May 2013.

M. Powell, J. Hofstetter, D. P. Fenning, R. Hao, T. S. Ravi, and T. Buonassisi, “Effective lifetimes exceeding 300 μs in gettered p-type epitaxial kerfless silicon for photovoltaics,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 103, no. 26, p. 263902, 2013.

J.-J. Li and Y.-H. Zhang, “Elimination of Artifacts in External Quantum Efficiency Measurements for Multijunction Solar Cells Using a Pulsed Light Bias,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 364–369, Jan. 2013.

J.-J. Li, C. R. Allen, S. H. Lim, and Y.-H. Zhang, “Elimination of Artifacts in External Quantum Efficiency Measurements of Multijunction Solar Cells Using a Pulsed Voltage Bias,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 769–775, Apr. 2013.

K. Newman, E. Ertekin, J. T. Sullivan, M. T. Winkler, M. A. Marcus, S. C. Fakra, M.-J. Sher, E. Mazur, J. C. Grossman, and T. Buonassisi, “Extended X-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy of selenium-hyperdoped silicon,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 114, no. 13, p. 133507, 2013.

K. Larsen, P. Xin, and W. N. Shafarman, “Formation of Ga2O3 barrier layer in Cu(InGa)Se2 superstrate devices with ZnO buffer layer,” MRS Proceedings, vol. 1538, pp. 67–72, Aug. 2013.

P. Fenning, A. S. Zuschlag, M. I. Bertoni, B. Lai, G. Hahn, and T. Buonassisi, “Improved iron gettering of contaminated multicrystalline silicon by high-temperature phosphorus diffusion,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 113, no. 21, p. 214504, 2013.

Kim, J. Han, and W. N. Shafarman, “Incorporation of Sb, Bi, and Te Interlayers at the Mo/Cu-In-Ga Interface for the Reaction of Cu(In,Ga)(Se,S)2,” MRS Proceedings, vol. 1538, pp. 15–20, Aug. 2013.

Gangam, A. Jeffries, D. P. Fenning, B. Lai, J. Maser, T. Buonassisi, C. Honsberg, and M. I. Bertoni, “In-situ stage development for high-temperature X-ray nanocharacterization of defects in solar cells,” presented at the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th, 2013, pp. 1394–1395.

Hofstetter, D. P. Fenning, D. M. Powell, A. E. Morishige, and T. Buonassisi, “Iron Management in Multicrystalline Silicon through Predictive Simulation: Point Defects, Precipitates, and Structural Defect Interactions,” Solid State Phenomena, vol. 205–206, pp. 15–25, Oct. 2013.

P. Fenning, B. K. Newman, M. I. Bertoni, S. Hudelson, S. Bernardis, M. A. Marcus, S. C. Fakra, and T. Buonassisi, “Local melting in silicon driven by retrograde solubility,” Acta Materialia, vol. 61, no. 12, pp. 4320–4328, Jul. 2013.

T. Sullivan, C. B. Simmons, J. J. Krich, A. J. Akey, D. Recht, M. J. Aziz, and T. Buonassisi, “Methodology for vetting heavily doped semiconductors for intermediate band photovoltaics: A case study in sulfur-hyperdoped silicon,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 114, no. 10, p. 103701, 2013.

Lindroos, D. P. Fenning, D. J. Backlund, E. Verlage, A. Gorgulla, S. K. Estreicher, H. Savin, and T. Buonassisi, “Nickel: A very fast diffuser in silicon,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 113, no. 20, p. 204906, 2013.

J.-J. Li, L. Yin, S. R. Johnson, B. J. Skromme, S. Wang, X. Liu, D. Ding, C.-Z. Ning, J. K. Furdyna, and Y.-H. Zhang, “Photoluminescence studies of type-II CdSe/CdTe superlattices,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 101, no. 6, p. 061915, 2012.

Tatapudi, F. Ebneali, J. Kuitche, and G. TamizhMani, “Potential induced degradation of pre-stressed photovoltaic modules: Effect of glass surface conductivity disruption,” presented at the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th, 2013, pp. 1604–1609.

Ebneali, S. Tatapudi, and G. TamizhMani, “Potential induced degradation of pre-stressed photovoltaic modules: Influence of polarity, surface conductivity and temperature,” presented at the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th, 2013, pp. 1548–1553.

Simchi, B. E. McCandless, T. Meng, and W. N. Shafarman, “Structure and interface chemistry of MoO3 back contacts in Cu(In,Ga)Se2 thin film solar cells,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 115, no. 3, p. 033514, Jan. 2014.

Sharma. “Study of charges present in silicon nitride thin films and their effect on silicon solar cell efficiencies.” (Order No. 3596259, Arizona State University).ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, 183. 2013.

Herasimenka, B. Dauksher, C. Tracy, K. Ghosh, V. Sharma, M. Bailly, and S. Bowden, “Surface Preparation and Optimization of Amorphous Silicon Deposition for Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells,” presented at the 28th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, 2013, pp. 1943–1946.

Chen, J. Lee, and W. N. Shafarman, “The Comparison of (Ag,Cu)(In,Ga)Se and Cu(In,Ga)Se Thin Films Deposited by Three-Stage Coevaporation,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 447–451, Jan. 2014.

M. Berg, C. P. Thompson, and W. N. Shafarman, “The effect of a high temperature reaction of Cu-In-Ga metallic precursors on the formation of Cu(In,Ga)(Se,S)2,” MRS Proceedings, vol. 1538, pp. 3–8, Aug. 2013.

Zhang, J. M. Russo, M. Gordon, S. Vorndran, and R. K. Kostuk, “Ultralight-Trapping Filters With Volume Reflection Holograms,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 284–288, Jan. 2013.

Thrust 2

Year 1 – 2012

Ding, S. R. Johnson, S.-Q. Yu, S.-N. Wu, and Y.-H. Zhang, “A semi-analytical model for semiconductor solar cells,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 110, no. 12, p. 123104, 2011.

Liu, D. Ding, S. R. Johnson, and Y.-H. Zhang, “Optimal optical designs for planar GaAs single-junction solar cells with textured and reflective surfaces,” presented at the Proc. SPIE 8256, Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices, 2012, p. 82560M.

Year 2 – 2013

Liu, D. Ding, S. R. Johnson, and Y.-H. Zhang, “Approaching single-junction theoretical limit using ultra-thin GaAs solar cells with optimal optical designs,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 002082–002087.

Hannigan, M. Reid, M. N. Collins, E. Dalton, C. Xu, B. Wright, K. Demirkan, R. L. Opila, W. D. Reents, J. P. Franey, D. A. Fleming, and J. Punch, “Corrosion of RoHS-Compliant Surface Finishes in Corrosive Mixed Flowing Gas Environments,” Journal of Electronic Materials, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 611–623, Nov. 2011.

P. Kirk, M. J. DiNezza, S. Liu, X.-H. Zhao, and Y.-H. Zhang, “CdTe vs. GaAs solar cells — A modeling case study with preliminary experimental results,” presented at the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th, 2013, pp. 2515–2517.

Wang, A. Gerger, A. Lochtefeld, L. Wang, C. Kerestes, R. Opila, and A. Barnett, “Design, fabrication and analysis of germanium: silicon solar cell in a multi-junction concentrator system,” Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 108, pp. 146–155, Jan. 2013.

Doniat, C. Anderson, C. Dussarrat, J. McAndrew, R. Opila, B. Wright, and D. Yang, “Development of low-k precursors for next generation IC manufacturing,” Microelectronic Engineering, vol. 92, pp. 34–37, Apr. 2012.

N. Eisler, M. T. Sheldon, and H. A. Atwater, “Enhanced performance of small GaAs solar cells via edge and surface passivation with trioctylphosphine sulfide,” presented at the 2012 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2012, pp. 000937–000940.

Mehrotra, A. Freundlich, V. Selvamanickam, G. Majkic, R. Wang, and S. Sambandam, “Epitaxial growth of (100) GaAs on CeOx coated flexible metal substrates,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 002571–002574.

Freundlich, M. Gunasekera, C. Rajapaksha, and I. Rusakova, “Epitaxy of high aspect ratio and wetting-layer-free InAs quantum dots on (Al) GaAs,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 001895–001897.

Ghosh, C. Tracy, and S. Bowden, “Experimental and theoretical verification of the presence of inversion region in a-Si/c-Si heterojunction solar cells with an intrinsic layer,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 001046–001048.

T. Sheldon, C. N. Eisler, and H. A. Atwater, “GaAs Passivation with Trioctylphosphine Sulfide for Enhanced Solar Cell Efficiency and Durability,” Advanced Energy Materials, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 339–344, Mar. 2012.

Alemu and A. Freundlich, “Improving photo-generated carrier escape in quantum well solar cells,” in Proc. SPIE. 8256, Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices, 2012, p. 82560B.

Muralidharan, D. Vasileska, C. R. Allen, J.-J. Li, and Y.-H. Zhang, “Modeling of InAs/GaSb Tunnel Junction,” presented at the Proceedings of the 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 06032012.

Mehrotra, A. Alemu, and A. Freundlich, “Modeling of defect-tolerant thin multi-junction solar cells for space application,” in Proc. SPIE. 8256, Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices, 2012, p. 82561H.

Vijaya, A. Mehrotra, A. Alemu, and A. Freundlich, “Multi-junction solar cell with dilute nitride cascaded quantum wells design,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 001461–001464.

R. Jampana, C. R. Weiland, R. L. Opila, I. T. Ferguson, and C. B. Honsberg, “Optical absorption dependence on composition and thickness of InxGa1-xN (0.05 < x < 0.22) grown on GaN/sapphire.” Thin Solid Films, vol. 520, no. 22, pp. 6807–6812, Sep. 2012.

Wang and A. Freundlich, “Optimizing design of 2D sub-wavelength ARC gratings for multi-junction III–V concentrator cells,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 002111–002116.

Christiana B. Honsberg, Stephen M. Goodnick, “Realizing terawatt-scale solar electricity: Nanotechnology-enabled physical mechanisms and material properties,” IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine, v 6, n 2, p 6-14, 2012.

Herasimenka, P. Altermatt, S. Bowden, and C. Honsberg, “Reassessment of classic recombination mechanisms in silicon point contact concentrator solar cell,” presented at the 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012, pp. 001055–001058.

Alemu and A. Freundlich, “Resonant thermotunneling design for high-performance single-junction quantum-well solar cells,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 256–260, Jul. 2012.

Mehrotra and A. Freundlich, “Superior radiation and dislocation tolerance of IMM space solar cells,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 003150–003154.

L. Mass, R. Opila, B. Buckley, M. Cotte, J. Church, and A. Mehta, “The photodegradation of cadmium yellow paints in Henri Matisse’s Le Bonheur de vivre (1905–1906),” Applied Physics A, vol. 111, no. 1, pp. 59–68, Nov. 2012.

Lu, S. Huang, M. B. Diaz, N. Kotulak, R. Hao, R. Opila, and A. Barnett, “Wide Band Gap Gallium Phosphide Solar Cells,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 214–220, Apr. 2012.

Year 3 – 2014

Peter Seif, A. Descoeudres, M. Filipič, F. Smole, M. Topič, Z. Charles Holman, S. De Wolf, and C. Ballif, “Amorphous silicon oxide window layers for high-efficiency silicon heterojunction solar cells,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 115, no. 2, p. 024502, Jan. 2014.

Filipic, Z. C. Holman, F. Smole, S. De Wolf, C. Ballif, and M. Topic, “Analysis of lateral transport through the inversion layer in amorphous silicon/crystalline silicon heterojunction solar cells,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 114, no. 7, p. 074504, 2013.

J.-J. Li, X. Liu, S. Liu, S. Wang, D. J. Smith, D. Ding, S. R. Johnson, J. K. Furdyna, and Y.-H. Zhang, “CdSe/CdTe type-II superlattices grown on GaSb (001) substrates by molecular beam epitaxy,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 100, no. 12, p. 121908, 2012.

Ghosh, S. Herasimenka, B. Dauksher, and S. Bowden, “Correlation between lifetime curve and performance of amorphous silicon/ crystalline silicon heterostructure solar cell,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th, 2013, pp. 1232–1237.

Ghosh, C. Tracy, S. Goodnick, and S. Bowden, “Effect of band bending and band offset in the transport of minority carriers across the ordered/disordered interface of a-Si/c-Si heterojunction solar cell,” presented at the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 000221–000226.

B. Turner-Evans, H. Emmer, C. T. Chen, and H. A. Atwater, “Flexible, Transparent Contacts for Inorganic Nanostructures and Thin Films,” Advanced Materials, vol. 25, no. 29, pp. 4018–4022, Aug. 2013.

J. DiNezza, X.-H. Zhao, S. Liu, A. P. Kirk, and Y.-H. Zhang, “Growth, steady-state, and time-resolved photoluminescence study of CdTe/MgCdTe double heterostructures on InSb substrates using molecular beam epitaxy,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 103, no. 19, p. 193901, 2013.

M. Fischer, Y. O. Wei, F. A. Ponce, M. Moseley, B. Gunning, and W. A. Doolittle, “Highly luminescent, high-indium-content InGaN film with uniform composition and full misfit-strain relaxation,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 103, no. 13, p. 131101, 2013.

Barraud, Z. C. Holman, N. Badel, P. Reiss, A. Descoeudres, C. Battaglia, S. De Wolf, and C. Ballif, “Hydrogen-doped indium oxide/indium tin oxide bilayers for high-efficiency silicon heterojunction solar cells,” Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 115, pp. 151–156, Aug. 2013.

C. Holman, S. De Wolf, and C. Ballif, “Improving metal reflectors by suppressing surface plasmon polaritons: a priori calculation of the internal reflectance of a solar cell,” Light: Science & Applications, vol. 2, no. 10, p. e106, Oct. 2013.

J. Renteria, P. Ahirwar, S. P. R. Clark, O. S. Romero, S. Addamane, C. P. Hains, T. J. Rotter, L. R. Dawson, O. Lavrova, L. F. Lester, and G. Balakrishnan, “Isolation and characterization of large-area GaSb membranes grown on GaAs substrates,” presented at the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th, 2013, pp. 2459–2461.

Sharma, C. Tracy, D. Schroder, S. Herasimenka, W. Dauksher, and S. Bowden, “Manipulation of K center charge states in silicon nitride films to achieve excellent surface passivation for silicon solar cells,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 104, no. 5, p. 053503, Feb. 2014.

B. Turner-Evans, C. T. Chen, H. Emmer, W. E. McMahon, and H. A. Atwater, “Optoelectronic analysis of multijunction wire array solar cells,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 114, no. 1, p. 014501, 2013.

C. Holman, M. Filipič, B. Lipovšek, S. De Wolf, F. Smole, M. Topič, and C. Ballif, “Parasitic absorption in the rear reflector of a silicon solar cell: Simulation and measurement of the sub-bandgap reflectance for common dielectric/metal reflectors,” Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 120, pp. 426–430, Jan. 2014.

J.-Y. Choi and C. B. Honsberg, “Reactive ion etching surface texturing of c-Si using silica nanosphere lithography technique for solar cell application,” presented at the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th, 2013, pp. 1199–1202.

C. Holman, A. Descoeudres, S. De Wolf, and C. Ballif, “Record Infrared Internal Quantum Efficiency in Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells With Dielectric/Metal Rear Reflectors,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 1243–1249, Oct. 2013.

G. Deceglie, H. S. Emmer, Z. C. Holman, A. Descoeudres, S. De Wolf, C. Ballif, and H. A. Atwater, “Scanning Laser-Beam-Induced Current Measurements of Lateral Transport Near-Junction Defects in Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 154–159, Jan. 2014.

A. M. Fabien, M. Moseley, B. Gunning, W. A. Doolittle, A. M. Fischer, Y. O. Wei, and F. A. Ponce, “Simulations, Practical Limitations, and Novel Growth Technology for InGaN-Based Solar Cells,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 601–606, Mar. 2014.

Bowden, K. Ghosh, and C. Honsberg, “Solar cells without p-n junctions,” SPIE Newsroom, Jul. 2013.

Yang, J. Becker, Y.-S. Kuo, J.-J. Li, S. Liu, B. Landini, K. Campman, and Y.-H. Zhang, “Ultra-thin GaAs single-junction solar cells integrated with an AlInP layer for reflective back scattering,” presented at the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th, 2013, pp. 3329–3332.

Thrust 3

Year 1 – 2012

R. Allen, S. H. Lim, J.-J. Li, and Y.-H. Zhang, “A method of modeling series-connected photovoltaic junctions,” in Proceedings of the IEEE 37th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, 2011, pp. 1705–1710.

H. Lim, C. R. Allen, D. Ding, X. Liu, J. K. Furdyna, D. Vasileska, and Y.-H. Zhang, “Cascade tunnel diode incorporating InAs/GaSb broken gap interface for multi-junction solar cells,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2011 37th IEEE, 2011, pp. 000252–000255.

-Y. Ban, W.K. Hong, S.P. Bremner, S.N. Dahal, H. McFelea and C.B. Honsberg, “Controllability of the subband occupation of InAs quantum dots on a delta-doped GaAsSb barrier,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 109, no. 1, (2011).

M. Fischer, K. W. Sun, F. A. Ponce, R. Songmuang, and E. Monroy, “Correlated Structural, Electronic, and Optical Properties of AlN/GaN Multiple Quantum Disks in GaN Nanowires,” Applied Physics Express, vol. 5, no. 2, p. 025001, Jan. 2012.

K. Kostuk, D. Zhang, J. M. Russo, and J. Castro, “Comparison of tracking and non-tracking holographic planar concentrator systems,” in Proc. SPIE. 8108, High and Low Concentrator Systems for Solar Electric Applications VI, 2011, p. 81080D–81080D–9.

R. Allen, S. Liu, and Y.-H. Zhang, “II-VI/III-V integration for next generation multi-junction solar cells,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2011 37th IEEE, 2011, pp. 000225–000227.

A. Ponce, “Microstructure and polarization fields in nitride semiconductors,” Journal of Physics: Conference Series, vol. 326, p. 012001, Nov. 2011.

Y. Huang, F. A. Ponce, P. G. Caldas, C. M. Almeida, and R. Prioli, “Microstructure of nanoscratched semiconductors,” Journal of Physics: Conference Series, vol. 326, p. 012061, Nov. 2011.

M. Russo, D. Zhang, S. D. Vorndran, O. Zarse, and R. Kostuk, “Spectral Characterization of the Temperature Performance of Silicon Solar Cells,” presented at the Optics for Solar Energy, 2011, p. SRThB5.

R. Allen, S. H. Lim, J.-J. Li, and Y.-H. Zhang, “Simple method for determining luminescence coupling in multi-junction solar cells,” in Proc. 37th IEEE Photovoltaic Spec. Conf, 2011.

E. Castillo, J. M. Russo, G. Rosenberg, and R. Kostuk, “Thermal Effects of Holographic Planar Concentrator Regions in Photovoltaic Modules,” presented at the Optics for Solar Energy, 2011, p. SRThB3.

Oshima, J. Y. Huang, N. Miyashita, K. Matsubara, Y. Okada, and F. A. Ponce, “Transmission electron microscopy study of GaInNAs(Sb) thin films grown by atomic hydrogen-assisted molecular beam epitaxy,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 99, no. 19, p. 191907–191907–3, Nov. 2011.

Year 2 – 2013

M.J. DiNezza, Q. Zhang, D. Ding, J. Fan, X. Liu, J. K. Furdyna, Y.-H. Zhang, “Aluminum diffusion in ZnTe films grown on GaSb substrates for n-type doping”, physica status solidi (c) 9, 1720–1723 (2012).

J.-J. Li, S. H. Lim, Y.-H. Zhang, “A novel method to eliminate the artifacts in external quantum efficiency measurements on multi-junction solar cell”, Proceedings of the SPIE Photonics West 8256, 825616, 2012.

Vorndran, J. Russo, D. Zhang, M. Gordon, and R. Kostuk, “A radiometric method for optimizing CPV performance for site-specific irradiance conditions,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 002105–002110.

J.-J. Li, X. Liu, S. Liu, S. Wang, D. J. Smith, D. Ding, S. R. Johnson, J. K. Furdyna, and Y.-H. Zhang, “CdSe/CdTe type-II superlattices grown on GaSb (001) substrates by molecular beam epitaxy,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 100, no. 12, p. 121908, 2012.

Russo, D. Zhang, M. Gordon, S. Vorndran, J. Castillo, A. Brooks, V. Lonij, A. Cronin, and R. Kostuk, “Characterization of diffuse anisotropic illumination effects to the output of bifacial and holographic planar concentrating photovoltaic panel configurations,” presented at the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 001312–001317.

Fabien, M. Moseley, B. Gunning, W. A. Doolittle, A.M. Fisher, Y. Wei, F.A. Ponce, “Characterization of MBE Grown, Threading Dislocation Free, High-Indium InGaN without Phase Separation,” Presented at 29th North American Molecular Beam Epitaxy Conference, Stone Mountain, GA, USA, October 2012.

Y. Wei, T. Li, Y. Huang, J. Y. Huang, Z. T. Chen, T. Egawa, and F. A. Ponce, “Compositional instability in InAlN/GaN lattice-matched epitaxy,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 100, no. 9, p. 092101, 2012.

M. Almeida, R. Prioli, Q. Y. Wei, and F. A. Ponce, “Early stages of mechanical deformation in indium phosphide with the zinc blende structure,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 112, no. 6, p. 063514, 2012.

Ghosh, C. Tracy, S. Goodnick, and S. Bowden, “Effect of band bending and band offset in the transport of minority carriers across the ordered/disordered interface of a-Si/c-Si heterojunction solar cell,” presented at the 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012, pp. 000221–000226.

Choi, M.-H. Ji, J. Kim, H. Jin Kim, M. M. Satter, P. D. Yoder, J.-H. Ryou, R. D. Dupuis, A. M. Fischer, and F. A. Ponce, “Efficiency droop due to electron spill-over and limited hole injection in III-nitride visible light-emitting diodes employing lattice-matched InAlN electron blocking layers,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 101, no. 16, p. 161110, 2012.

Liu, D. Ding, Shane R. Johnson, and Y.-H. Zhang, “Efficiency Enhancement of GaAs Single-Junction Solar Cells via Improved Optical Designs”, Proceedings of the 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), p. 002082-002087, 2012.

Y. Wei, T. Li, J. Y. Huang, F. A. Ponce, E. Tschumak, A. Zado, and D. J. As, “Free carrier accumulation at cubic AlGaN/GaN heterojunctions,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 100, no. 14, p. 142108, 2012.

Caselli and C.-Z. Ning, “Full-spectrum laterally-arranged multiple-bandgap InGaN solar cells,” presented at the 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012, pp. 002518–002520.

Gunning, M. Moseley, and W. A. Doolittle, “Impurity Band Conduction in Highly p-type GaN and InGaN,” Presented at 29th North American Molecular Beam Epitaxy Conference, Stone Mountain, GA, USA, October 2012.

Fan, L. Ouyang, X. Liu, D. Ding, J. K. Furdyna, D. J. Smith, and Y.-H. Zhang, “Influence of temperature ramp on the materials properties of GaSb grown on ZnTe using molecular beam epitaxy”, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 30, 02B122 (2012).

P. Bremner and C. B. Honsberg, “Intermediate band solar cell with non-ideal band structure under AM1.5 spectrum,” presented at the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 000021–000024.

Bremner, K. Ghosh, N. Ekins-Daukes, C. Honsberg, and S. Goodnick, “Issues in the physical measurement of the intermediate band effect,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 000641–000646.

Xiaoting Wang, Nick Waite, Paola Murcia, Keith Emery, Myles Steiner, Fouad Kiamilev, Keith Goossen, Christiana Honsberg, Allen Barnett, “Lateral spectrum splitting concentrator photovoltaics: Direct measurement of component and submodule efficiency,” Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, v 20, n 2, p 149-165, March 2012.

Lee and C. B. Honsberg, “Limiting efficiencies over 50% using multijunction solar cells with multiple exciton generation,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 000062–000067.

M. Russo, D. Zhang, S. Vorndran, M. Gordon, J. Castillo, A. Brooks, V. Lonij, A. Cronin, and R. Kostuk, “Method for site characterization of anisotropic diffuse illumination of photovoltaic systems,” 2012, p. 84720L.

Wang, A. Mehrotra, A. Alemu, and A. Freundlich, “Minimizing solar cell reflection loss through surface texturing and implementation of 1D and 2D subwavelength dielectric gratings,” 2012, p. 82561A.

M. Goodnick and C. B. Honsberg, “Modeling carrier relaxation in hot carrier solar cells,” in Proceedings of the SPIE, 2012, vol. 8256, p. 82560W.

Muralidharan, D. Vasileska, and P. S. Wijewarnasuriya, “Modeling of HgCdTe photodetectors in the LWIR region,” in Computational Electronics (IWCE), 2012 15th International Workshop on, 2012, pp. 1–4.

Muralidharan, D. Vasileska, C. Allen, J. J. Li, and Y.-H. Zhang, “Modeling of InAs/GaSb tunnel junction,” presented at the 2012 38th IEEE Photovoltaics Specialist Conference, 2012, pp. 002096–002100.

Gunning, J. Lowder, M. Moseley, and W. Alan Doolittle, “Negligible carrier freeze-out facilitated by impurity band conduction in highly p-type GaN,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 101, no. 8, p. 082106, 2012.

Moseley, B. Gunning, J. Greenlee, J. Lowder, G. Namkoong, and W. Alan Doolittle, “Observation and control of the surface kinetics of InGaN for the elimination of phase separation,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 112, no. 1, p. 014909, 2012.

Keun-Yong Ban, Darius Kuciauskas, Stephen P Bremner, Christiana B Honsberg , “Observation of band alignment transition in InAs/GaAsSb quantum dots by photoluminescence,” Journal of Applied Physics, v 111, n 10, May 15, 2012.

R. Jampana, C.R. Weiland, R.L. Opila, I.T. Ferguson, C.B. Honsberg, “Optical absorption dependence on composition and thickness of InxGa1-xN (0.0<x<0.22) grown on GaN/sapphire,” Thin Solid Films, v 520, n 22, p 6807-12, 1 Sept. 2012

J.-J. Li, L. Yin, S. R Johnson, B. J. Skromme, S. Wang, X. Liu, D. Ding, C.-Z. Ning, J. K. Furdyna, Y.-H. Zhang, “Photoluminescence studies of type-II CdSe/CdTe superlattices”, Applied Physics Letters 101, 061915-061915 (2012).

Vorndran, J. Russo, D. Zhang, M. Gordon, and R. Kostuk, “Radiometric ratio characterization for low-to-mid CPV modules operating in variable irradiance conditions,” in Proc. SPIE. 8468, High and Low Concentrator Systems for Solar Electric Applications VII, 2012, p. 846806.

Gunasekera and A. Freundlich, “Real time during growth metrology and assessment of kinetics of epitaxial quantum dots by RHEED,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 001794–001797.

Zhang, M. Gordon, J. M. Russo, S. Vorndran, M. Escarra, H. Atwater, and R. K. Kostuk, “Reflection hologram solar spectrum-splitting filters,” in Proc. SPIE. 8468, High and Low Concentrator Systems for Solar Electric Applications VII, 2012, p. 846807.

M. Goodnick, S. Limpert, C. Honsberg, and P. Lugli, “Simulation of carrier relaxation in hot carrier solar cells,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 001657–001662.

H. Steenbergen, K. Nunna, L. Ouyang, B. Ullrich, D. L. Huffaker, D. J. Smith, and Y.-H. Zhang, “Strain-balanced InAs/InAs1-xSbx type-II superlattices grown by molecular beam epitaxy on GaSb substrates”, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 30, 02B107 (2012).

Ouyang, E. H. Steenbergen, O. O. Cellek, Y.-H. Zhang, and D. J. Smith, “Structural properties of InAs/InAs 1-xSbx type-II superlattices,” presented at the SPIE, 2012, pp. 826830–826830–6.

Ouyang, E. H. Steenbergen, Y.-H. Zhang, K. Nunna, D. L. Huffaker, and D. J. Smith, “Structural properties of InAs/InAs1-xSbx type-II superlattices grown by molecular beam epitaxy”, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 30, 02B106 (2012).

H. Steenbergen, O. O. Cellek, D. Lubyshev, Y. Qiu, J. M. Fastenau, A. W. K. Liu, and Y.-H. Zhang, “Study of the valence band offsets between InAs and InAs1-xSbx alloys,” in Proc. SPIE 8268, Quantum Sensing and Nanophotonic Devices IX, 2012, p. 82680K–82680K–9.

E.H. Steenbergen, B.C. Connelly, G.D. Metcalfe, H. Shen, M. Wraback, D. Lubyshev, Y. Qiu, J.M. Fastenau, A.W.K. Liu, S. Elhamri, O.O. Cellek, Y.-H. Zhang, “Temperature-dependent minority carrier lifetimes of InAs/InAs1-xSbx type-II superlattices”, SPIE Optical Engineering+ Applications, pp. 85120L-85120L-8, 2012.

K.-Y. Ban, S. P. Bremner, D. Kuciauskas, S. N. Dahal, and C. B. Honsberg, “The role of Sb compositions on the properties of InAs/GaAsSb quantum dots (QDs),” Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 8256, no. 1, p. 82561C–82561C–6, Feb. 2012.

Lee, S. N. Dahal, and C. B. Honsberg, “Theoretical analysis for intermediate band and tandem hybrid solar cell materials,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2012 38th IEEE, 2012, pp. 000068–000072.

Lee and C. B. Honsberg, “The thermodynamic limits of tandem photovoltaic devices with intermediate band,” Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 8256, no. 1, p. 82560Q–82560Q–12, Feb. 2012.

Yang, C. Allen, J.-J. Li, H. Cotal, C. Fetzer, S. Liu, D. Ding, S. Farrell, Z. He, H. Li, H. Dettlaff, N. Karam, and Y.-H. Zhang, “Ultra-Thin GaAs Single-Junction Solar Cells Integrated with Lattice-Matched ZnSe as a Reflective Back Scattering Layer”, Proceedings of the 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), p. 000978-000981, 2012.

Zhang, S. Vorndran, J. M. Russo, M. Gordon, and R. K. Kostuk, “Ultra light-trapping filters with broadband reflection holograms,” Optics Express, vol. 20, no. 13, p. 14260, Jun. 2012.

Zhang, J. M. Russo, M. Gordon, S. Vorndran, and R. K. Kostuk, “Ultralight-Trapping Filters With Volume Reflection Holograms,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 284–288, Jan. 2013.

Gunasekera, C. Rajapaksha, and A. Freundlich, “Unveiling structural properties of self-assembled quantum dots,” in Proc. SPIE. 8634, Quantum Dots and Nanostructures: Synthesis, Characterization, and Modeling X, 2013, p. 86340R.

Fan, X. Liu, J. K. Furdyna, and Y.-H. Zhang, “ZnTe/GaSb distributed Bragg reflectors grown on GaSb for mid-wave infrared optoelectronic applications,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 101, no. 12, p. 121909, 2012.

Year 3 – 2014

Limpert, S. Goodnick, C. Honsberg, G. Conibeer, and S. Bremner, “A Hot Carrier Solar Cell Device Model Using a Coupled Electron Phonon Energy Balance Model,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th, 2013, pp. 1054–1059.

Tokranov, S. Madisetti, M. Yakimov, P. Nagaiah, N. Faleev, and S. Oktyabrsky, “All in-situ GaSb MOS structures on GaAs (001): Growth, passivation and high-k oxides,” Journal of Crystal Growth, vol. 378, pp. 631–635, Sep. 2013.

Shemelya, N. Pfiester, G. Balakrishnan, T. Vandervelde, “Bridging the Gap Towards the Monolithically Integrated Selective Polarizer: A Dynamic Metamaterial Polarization Grid” American Physical Society, APS March Meeting 2013, March 18-22, 2013.

J. As, A. Zado, Q. Y. Wei, T. Li, J. Y. Huang, and F. A. Ponce, “Capacitance Voltage Characteristics and Electron Holography on Cubic AlGaN/GaN Heterojunctions,” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 52, no. 8S, p. 08JN04, Aug. 2013.

A. Jahan, C. Hermannstädter, H. Sasakura, T. J. Rotter, P. Ahirwar, G. Balakrishnan, H. Kumano, and I. Suemune, “Carrier dynamics and photoluminescence quenching mechanism of strained InGaSb/AlGaSb quantum wells,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 113, no. 5, p. 053505, 2013.

Lochner, T.-T. Kao, Y.-S. Liu, X.-H. Li, M. Mahbub Satter, S.-C. Shen, P. Douglas Yoder, J.-H. Ryou, R. D. Dupuis, Y. Wei, H. Xie, A. Fischer, and F. A. Ponce, “Deep-ultraviolet lasing at 243 nm from photo-pumped AlGaN/AlN heterostructure on AlN substrate,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 102, no. 10, p. 101110, 2013.

Rahimi, A. A. Aragon, O. S. Romero, D. M. Shima, T. J. Rotter, S. D. Mukherjee, G. Balakrishnan, and L. F. Lester, “Electrical and microstructure analysis of nickel-based low-resistance ohmic contacts to n-GaSb,” APL Materials, vol. 1, no. 6, p. 062105, 2013.

M. Russo, D. Zhang, M. Gordon, S. D. Vorndran, Y. Wu, and R. K. Kostuk, “Grating-over-lens concentrating photovoltaic spectrum splitting systems with volume holographic optical elements,” Proceedings SPIE 8821, High and Low Concentrator Systems for Solar Electric Applications VIII, 882106. 2013, p. 882106.

M. Russo, S. D. Vorndran, D. Zhang, M. Gordon, Y. Wu, and R. K. Kostuk, “Grating-over-Lens Holographic Spectrum Splitting Concentrating Photovoltaics,” Renewable Energy and the Environment, OSA Technical Digest (online). 2013, p. RW1D.2.

Wei, R. Casey Boutwell, N. Faleev, A. Osinsky, and W. V. Schoenfeld, “Growth of high quality ZnO thin films with a homonucleation on sapphire,” Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B: Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures, vol. 31, no. 4, p. 041206, 2013.

M. Fischer, Y. O. Wei, F. A. Ponce, M. Moseley, B. Gunning, and W. A. Doolittle, “Highly luminescent, high-indium-content InGaN film with uniform composition and full misfit-strain relaxation,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 103, no. 13, p. 131101, 2013.

Vorndran, J. M. Russo, Y. Wu, and R. K. Kostuk, “Holographic Lens Hybrid Spectrum-Splitting System: Design and Performance,” presented at the Optics for Solar Energy, 2013, p. RW1D.3.

Vorndran, J. Russo, Y. Wu, and R. Kostuk, “Hybrid photovoltaic/daylighting module for greenhouse environmental control,” in roc. SPIE. 8834, Nonimaging Optics: Efficient Design for Illumination and Solar Concentration X, 2013, p. 88340E.

Juday, A. M. Fischer, Y. Huang, J. Y. Huang, H. J. Kim, J.-H. Ryou, R. D. Dupuis, D. P. Bour, and F. A. Ponce, “Hydrogen-related, deeply bound excitons in Mg-doped GaN films,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 103, no. 8, p. 082103, 2013.

P. Bremner, K.-Y. Ban, N. N. Faleev, C. B. Honsberg, and D. J. Smith, “Impact of stress relaxation in GaAsSb cladding layers on quantum dot creation in InAs/GaAsSb structures grown on GaAs (001),” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 114, no. 10, p. 103511, 2013.

Lee and C. B. Honsberg, “Impact of Threshold Energy of Multiple Exciton Generation Solar Cells,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th, 2013, pp. 1050–1053.

Kim, M.-H. Ji, Z. Lochner, S. Choi, N. Sebkhi, J. Liu, M. M. Satter, J. S. Kim, P. D. Yoder, R. D. Dupuis, R. Juday, A. M. Fischer, F. A. Ponce, and J.-H. Ryou, “Improved Hole Transport by p-InxGa1-xN Layer in Multiple Quantum Wells of Visible LEDs,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 25, no. 18, pp. 1789–1792, Sep. 2013.

J. Williams, T. L. Williamson, M. A. Hoffbauer, A. M. Fischer, S. M. Goodnick, N. N. Faleev, K. Ghosh, and C. B. Honsberg, “Inducing a junction in n-type InxGa(1−x)N,” Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B: Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures, vol. 31, no. 3, p. 03C127, 2013.

J. Renteria, P. Ahirwar, S. P. R. Clark, O. S. Romero, S. Addamane, C. P. Hains, T. J. Rotter, L. R. Dawson, O. Lavrova, L. F. Lester, and G. Balakrishnan, “Isolation and characterization of large-area GaSb membranes grown on GaAs substrates,” presented at the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th, 2013, pp. 2459–2461.

Lee, S. M. Goodnick, and C. B. Honsberg, “Limiting efficiency of silicon based nanostructure solar cells for multiple exciton generation,” presented at the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th, 2013, pp. 1046–1049.

Korkin and D. J. Lockwood, S. M. Goodnick, N. Faleev, and C. Honsberg. Nanoscale Applications for Information and Energy Systems. New York, NY: Springer, 2013, pp77-177.

Bowden, K. Ghosh, and C. Honsberg, “Non PN junction solar cells using carrier selective contacts,” in Proc. SPIE. 8620, Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices II, 2013, p. 86200T.

Rahimi, A. A. Aragon, O. S. Romero, D. M. Kim, N. B. J. Traynor, T. J. Rotter, G. Balakrishnan, S. D. Mukherjee, and L. F. Lester, “Ohmic contacts to n-type GaSb grown on GaAs by the interfacial misfit dislocation technique,” in Proc. SPIE 8620, Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices II, 2013, p. 86201K.

Wu, D. Zhang, J. M. Russo, S. Vorndran, and R. K. Kostuk, “Optical Performance of Dichroic Filters in Solar Spectrum-Splitting application,” presented at the Renewable Energy and the Environment Congress, 2013, p. JM3A.17.

Hurtado, H. Xu, J. B. Wright, S. Liu, Q. Li, G. T. Wang, T. S. Luk, J. J. Figiel, K. Cross, G. Balakrishnan, L. F. Lester, and I. Brener, “Polarization switching in GaN nanowire lasers,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 103, no. 25, p. 251107, 2013.

N. Faleev, C. Honsberg, and V. I. Punegov, “Quantitative analysis of the quantum dot superlattice by high-resolution x-ray diffraction,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 113, no. 16, p. 163506, 2013.

Ghosh, S. Bowden, and C. Tracy, “Role of hot carriers in the interfacial transport in amorphous silicon/crystalline silicon heterostructure solar cells,” physica status solidi (a), vol. 210, no. 2, pp. 413–419, Feb. 2013.

Lochner, T.-T. Kao, Y.-S. Liu, X.-H. Li, M. M. Satter, S.-C. Shen, P. D. Yoder, J.-H. Ryou, R. D. Dupuis, Y. Wei, H. Xie, A. Fischer, and F. A. Ponce, “Room-temperature optically pumped AlGaN-AlN multiple-quantum-well lasers operating at &lt;260nm grown by metalorganic chemical vapor deposition,” in Proc. SPIE. 8625, Gallium Nitride Materials and Devices VIII, 2013, p. 862519.

Wang, P. Narchi, and A. Freundlich, “Simulation and development of sub-wavelength textured ARCs for CPV applications,” in Proc. SPIE. 8620, Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices II, 2013, p. 86200P.

Liu, J. Becker, S. Farrell, W. Yang, and Y.-H. Zhang, “SiO2/ZnSe Anti-reflection Coating for Solar Cells,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th, 2013, pp. 2105–2108.

A. Jahan, P. Ahirwar, T. J. Rotter, G. Balakrishnan, H. Kumano, and I. Suemune, “Spectral and Transient Luminescence Measurements on GaSb/AlGaSb Quantum Wells Grown on GaSb/GaAs Heterojunctions with and without Interfacial Misfit Arrays,” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 52, no. 2R, p. 022101, Feb. 2013.

D. Escarra, S. Darbe, E. C. Warmann, and H. A. Atwater, “Spectrum-splitting photovoltaics: Holographic spectrum splitting in eight-junction, ultra-high efficiency module,” presented at the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th, 2013, pp. 1852–1855.

Zhang, M. Gordon, J. M. Russo, S. Vorndran, and R. K. Kostuk, “Spectrum-splitting photovoltaic system using transmission holographic lenses,” Journal of Photonics for Energy, vol. 3, no. 1, p. 034597, Jul. 2013.

Lochner, X.-H. Li, T.-T. Kao, M. M. Satter, H. J. Kim, S.-C. Shen, P. D. Yoder, J.-H. Ryou, R. D. Dupuis, K. Sun, Y. Wei, T. Li, A. Fischer, and F. A. Ponce, “Stimulated emission at 257 nm from optically-pumped AlGaN/AlN heterostructure on AlN substrate,” physica status solidi (a), p. n/a–n/a, May 2013.

Juday, E. M. Silva, J. Y. Huang, P. G. Caldas, R. Prioli, and F. A. Ponce, “Strain-related optical properties of ZnO crystals due to nanoindentation on various surface orientations,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 113, no. 18, p. 183511, 2013.

Faleev, N. Sustersic, N. Bhargava, J. Kolodzey, A. Y. Kazimirov, and C. Honsberg, “Structural investigations of SiGe epitaxial layers grown by molecular beam epitaxy on Si(001) and Ge(001) substrates: I—High-resolution x-ray diffraction and x-ray topography,” Journal of Crystal Growth, vol. 365, pp. 44–53, Feb. 2013.

Faleev, N. Sustersic, N. Bhargava, J. Kolodzey, S. Magonov, D. J. Smith, and C. Honsberg, “Structural investigations of SiGe epitaxial layers grown by molecular beam epitaxy on Si(001) and Ge(001) substrates: II—Transmission electron microscopy and atomic force microscopy,” Journal of Crystal Growth, vol. 365, pp. 35–43, Feb. 2013.

T.-T. Kao, Y.-S. Liu, M. Mahbub Satter, X.-H. Li, Z. Lochner, P. Douglas Yoder, T. Detchprohm, R. D. Dupuis, S.-C. Shen, J.-H. Ryou, A. M. Fischer, Y. Wei, H. Xie, and F. A. Ponce, “Sub-250 nm low-threshold deep-ultraviolet AlGaN-based heterostructure laser employing HfO2/SiO2 dielectric mirrors,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 103, no. 21, p. 211103, 2013.

B. Malm, N. C. Monserud, C. G. Brown, P. W. Wachulak, H. Xu, G. Balakrishnan, W. Chao, E. Anderson, and M. C. Marconi, “Tabletop single-shot extreme ultraviolet Fourier transform holography of an extended object,” Optics Express, vol. 21, no. 8, p. 9959, Apr. 2013.

A. Jahan, C. Hermannstädter, J.-H. Huh, H. Sasakura, T. J. Rotter, P. Ahirwar, G. Balakrishnan, K. Akahane, M. Sasaki, H. Kumano, and I. Suemune, “Temperature dependent carrier dynamics in telecommunication band InAs quantum dots and dashes grown on InP substrates,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 113, no. 3, p. 033506, 2013.

Li, Q. Y. Wei, A. M. Fischer, J. Y. Huang, Y. U. Huang, F. A. Ponce, J. P. Liu, Z. Lochner, J.-H. Ryou, and R. D. Dupuis, “The effect of InGaN underlayers on the electronic and optical properties of InGaN/GaN quantum wells,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 102, no. 4, p. 041115, 2013.

Y. Huang, F. A. Ponce, P. G. Caldas, R. Prioli, and C. M. Almeida, “The effect of nanoscratching direction on the plastic deformation and surface morphology of InP crystals,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 114, no. 20, p. 203503, 2013.

Cherns, R. F. Webster, S. V. Novikov, C. T. Foxon, A. M. Fischer, and F. A. Ponce, “The growth of In0.5Ga0.5N and InN layers on (111)Si using nanorod intermediate arrays,” Journal of Crystal Growth, vol. 384, pp. 55–60, Dec. 2013.

Lee and C. B. Honsberg, “The Impact of Quantum Yield through Limiting Efficiency for Multiple Exciton Generation with Intermediate Band Solar Cells,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th, 2013, pp. 1041–1045.

B. Malm, N. C. Monserud, P. W. Wachulak, H. Xu, G. Balakrishnan, W. Chao, E. Anderson, and M. C. Marconi, “Time resolved extreme ultraviolet Fourier transform holography,” presented at the Photonics Conference (IPC), 2013 IEEE, 2013, pp. 604–605.

C. Marconi, E. Malm, N. Monserud, P. Wachulak, H. Xu, G. Balakrishnan, W. Chao, and E. Anderson, “Time Resolved Extreme Ultraviolet Holography,” Frontiers in Optics 2013, p. FM4F.4.

B. Malm, N. C. Monserud, P. W. Wachulak, C. Brown, W. Chao, E. Anderson, H. Xu, C. P. Hains, G. Balakrishnan, C. S. Menoni, J. J. Rocca, and M. C. Marconi, “Time Resolved Holography Scheme Using a Table Top Soft X-Ray Laser,” in X-Ray Lasers 2012, vol. 147, S. Sebban, J. Gautier, D. Ros, and P. Zeitoun, Eds. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2014, pp. 165–170.

Russo, D. Zhang, M. Gordon, S. Vorndran, Y. Wu, and R. Kostuk, “Volume Hologram Spectrum Splitting for Photovoltaic Applications,” in Proceedings of the 39th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013

Year 4 – 2015

Kim, K.-Y. Ban, D. Kuciauskas, P. C. Dippo, and C. B. Honsberg, “Effect of silicon delta-doping density on optical properties of type-II InAs/GaAsSb quantum dots,” Journal of Crystal Growth, vol. 406, pp. 68–71, Nov. 2014.

J. Williams, T. L. Williamson, M. A. Hoffbauer, Y. Wei, N. N. Faleev, and C. Honsberg, “Growth of high crystal quality InN by ENABLE-MBE,” Phys. Status Solidi C, vol. 11, no. 3–4, pp. 577–580, 2014.

Lee and C. B. Honsberg, “Limiting Efficiencies of Multijunction Solar Cells With Multiple Exciton Generation,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 874–880, May 2014.

A. M. Fabien, M. Moseley, B. Gunning, W. A. Doolittle, A. M. Fischer, Y. O. Wei, and F. A. Ponce, “Simulations, Practical Limitations, and Novel Growth Technology for InGaN-Based Solar Cells,” IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 601–606, Mar. 2014.

J.-Y. Choi, T. L. Alford, and C. B. Honsberg, “Solvent-Controlled Spin-Coating Method for Large-Scale Area Deposition of Two-Dimensional Silica Nanosphere Assembled Layers,” Langmuir, vol. 30, no. 20, pp. 5732–5738. 2014.

Testbed 1

Year 1 – 2012

Sharma, A. Bailey, B. Dauksher, C. Tracy, S. Bowden, and B. O’Brien, “Characterization and comparison of silicon nitride films deposited using two novel processes,” presented at the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2011 37th IEEE, 2011, pp. 002206–002211.

Sharma, A. Bailey, B. Dauksher, C. Tracy, S. Bowden, and B. O’Brien, “Characterization and comparison of silicon nitride films deposited using two novel processes,” Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films, vol. 30, no. 2, p. 021201, 2012.

Year 2 – 2013

Bailly, S. Herasimenka, and S. Bowden, “Photoluminescence lifetime characterization with low pressure sodium lamps,” in Silicon Solar Cell Characterization and Modelling, 2013, pp. 1719 – 1722.

Y. Herasimenka, C. J. Tracy, V. Sharma, N. Vulic, W. J. Dauksher, and S. G. Bowden, “Surface passivation of n-type c-Si wafers by a-Si/SiO2/SiNxstack with <1 cm/s effective surface recombination velocity,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 103, no. 18, p. 183903, 2013.

Year 3 – 2014

Ghosh, S. Herasimenka, B. Dauksher, and S. Bowden, “Correlation between lifetime curve and performance of amorphous silicon/ crystalline silicon heterostructure solar cell,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th, 2013, pp. 1232–1237.

Reblitz, C. Tracy, B. Dauksher, S. Herasimenka, and S. Bowden, “p+ Emitters on n-Type c-Si using Rapid Thermal Annealing of PECVD a-Si films and Aluminum Metallization,” presented at the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th, 2013, pp. 2257–2262.

Sharma, C. Tracy, D. Schroder, M. Flores, B. Dauksher, and S. Bowden, “Study and manipulation of charges present in silicon nitride films,” presented at the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th, 2013, pp. 1288–1293.

Testbed 2

Year 1 – 2012

Khalil, S. Shashidharan, T. Copani, S. Chakraborty, S. Kiaei, and B. Bakkaloglu, “A 700-μ A 405-MHz all-digital fractional-N frequency-locked loop for ISM band applications,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 59, no. 5, pp. 1319–1326, May 2011.

Copani, Seungkee Min, S. Shashidharan, S. Chakraborty, M. Stevens, S. Kiaei, and B. Bakkaloglu, “A CMOS Low-Power Transceiver With Reconfigurable Antenna Interface for Medical Implant Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 59, no. 5, pp. 1369–1378, May 2011.

Deligoz, S. R. Naqvi, T. Copani, S. Kiaei, B. Bakkaloglu, S.-S. Je, and J. Chae, “A MEMS-Based Power-Scalable Hearing Aid Analog Front End,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 201–213, Jun. 2011.

Kim, B. Konnanath, P. Sattigeri, J. Wang, A. Mulchandani, N. Myung, M. A. Deshusses, A. Spanias, and B. Bakkaloglu, “Electronic-nose for detecting environmental pollutants: signal processing and analog front-end design,” Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, vol. 70, no. 1, pp. 15–32, Apr. 2011.

Year 2 – 2013

Lee, T. Copani, T. Mayhugh, B. Aravind, S. Kiaei, and B. Bakkaloglu, “A 280 mW, 0.07% THD+N class-D audio amplifier using a frequency-domain quantizer,” Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, vol. 72, no. 1, pp. 173–186, Dec. 2011.

Hedayati and B. Bakkaloglu, “A 3 GHz Wideband Fractional-N Synthesizer With Switched-RC Sample-and-Hold PFD” IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, vol. 20, no. 9, pp. 1681–1690, Sep. 2012.

Min, T. Copani, S. Kiaei, and B. Bakkaloglu, “A 90nm CMOS 5GHz ring oscillator PLL with delay-discriminator based active phase noise cancellation,” in Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC), 2012 IEEE, 2012, pp. 173–176.

Kim, W. Lepkowski, T. J. Thornton, and B. Bakkaloglu, “Analog image recognition arrays design by using co-fabricated MOSFET and MESFETs on a 0.25 μm SOS process,” Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, DOI 10.1007/s10470-011-9658-1.

Education Research

Year 1 – 2012

G. Nelson, J. Husman, S. K. Brem, C. Honsberg, and S. Bowden, “Optimizing educational approaches for university photovoltaics education,” in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2011 37th IEEE, 2011, pp. 001211–001216.

G. Nelson, C. Foster, M. Crowder, J. Husman, and T. Ganesh, “The solar energy challenge: Engineering notebook,” in Arizona Science Teachers Association, Mesa, AZ, 2011.

Year 2 – 2013

Shapcott, K. Nelson, J. Husman, “Changing the Face of Engineering: How Photovoltaic Engineering can Lead the Charge,” presented at the 2012 ASEE Annual Conference, Jun. 2012.

Nelson, R. Koseler, J. Husman, S. Bowden, “Creating a model for beneficial use of educational technology through a photovoltaics engineering website,” presented at the 2012 ASEE Annual Conference, Jun. 2012.

C. Hilpert, J. Husman, G. S. Stump, W. Kim, W.-T. Chung, and M. A. Duggan, “Examining students’ future time perspective: Pathways to knowledge building1: Pathways to knowledge building,” Japanese Psychological Research, vol. 54, no. 3, pp. 229–240, Sep. 2012.

Koseler, S. Shapcott, K. G. Nelson, and J. Husman, “Work in progress: Evaluation of an online education portal from the user’s perspective: An empirical investigation of a photovoltaics (PV) engineering learning portal, pveducation.org,” presented at the FIE 2012, 2012, pp. 1–2.

G. Nelson, S. K. Brem, and J. Husman, “Work in progress: Identification of misconceptions governed by emergent phenomena in photovoltaics content using the Delphi Method,” presented at the FIE 2012, 2012, pp. 1–2.

Year 3 – 2014

Rahimi, A. A. Aragon, O. S. Romero, D. M. Kim, N. B. J. Traynor, T. J. Rotter, G. Balakrishnan, S. D. Mukherjee, and L. F. Lester, “Ohmic contacts to n-type GaSb grown on GaAs by the interfacial misfit dislocation technique,” 2013, p. 86201K.

Sustainability

Year 1 – 2012

Miller and S. Moore, “Arizona’s Energy Future.” Arizona’s Energy Future, 01-Sep-2011.

Miller and S. Moore, “Introduction to Arizona’s Energy Future,” in Arizona’s Energy Future, 2011.

Byrne, “PV PLANNER A DESIGN AND ANALYSIS TOOL FOR SOLAR ELECTRIC SYSTEMS.” Center for Energy and Environmental Policy, University of Delaware, 31-May-2011.

Byrne and L. Kurdgelashvili, “The Role of Policy in PV Industry Growth: Past, Present and Future,” In Handbook of Photovoltaic Science and Engineering, by A Luque and S. Hegedus, eds. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons. Chapter 2, 2011

A. Wender and T. P. Seager, “Towards prospective life cycle assessment: Single wall carbon nanotubes for lithium-ion batteries,” in Sustainable Systems and Technology (ISSST), 2011 IEEE International Symposium on, 2011, pp. 1–4.

Year 2 – 2013

A. Wender, R. W. Foley, D. H. Guston, and T. P. Seager, “Anticipatory Governance and Anticipatory Life Cycle Assessment of Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Anode Lithium Ion Batteries,” Nanotech. L. & Bus., vol. 9, p. 201, 2012.

Limpert and H. Battelle, “An overview of the Bangladeshi photovoltaic market, government policies and deployment challenges,” presented at the 2012 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2012, pp. 002455–002457.

Clark A. Miller, “Energy Justice: Ensuring Human Dignity in the Post-Carbon Future,” The Cairo Review of Global Affairs. Spring. Pp. 46-59. 2012

Wang, J. Byrne, L. Kurdgelashvili, and A. Barnett, “High efficiency photovoltaics: on the way to becoming a major electricity source: High efficiency photovoltaics,” Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Energy and Environment, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 132–151, Sep. 2012.

Year 3 – 2014

Patibandla, M. Escarra, H. Beauchamp, M. Montoya, K. Dellis, O. Lavroca, J. Washington, M. Fraser, A. Taqi, J. Cribbs, and P. Horton, “ASU-UNM Solar Decathlon 2013 Shade House: Combining passive and active solar designs with architecture,” presented at the ASES 2013, 04192013.

Wender, “LCA and Responsible Innovation of Nanotechnology,” Arizona State University, 2013.

Ravikumar, M. Chester, T. Seager, and M. P. Fraser, “Photovoltaic Capacity Additions: The Optimal Rate of Deployment with Sensitivity to Time-Based GHG Emissions,” in In proceeding of: International Symposium of Sustainable Systems and Technologies, Cincinnatti, Ohio, USA, 2013.

Jeffries, S. Bowden, C. Honsberg, and M. Bertoni, “Sensitivity analysis of materials availability for terawatt PV deployment,” presented at the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th, 2013, pp. 3353–3356.

A. Miller, A. Iles, and C. F. Jones, “The Social Dimensions of Energy Transitions,” Science as Culture, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 135–148, Jun. 2013.

R. Dwarakanath, B. A. Wender, T. Seager, and M. P. Fraser, “Towards anticipatory life cycle assessment of photovoltaics,” presented at the Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2013 IEEE 39th, 2013, pp. 2392–2393.

 

 

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