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Scientific publications

Tuning of strain and surface roughness of porous silicon layers for higher-quality seeds for epitaxial growth
Marwa Karim, Roberto Martini, Hariharsudan Sivaramakrishnan Radhakrishnan, Kris van Nieuwenhuysen, Valerie Depauw, Wedgan Ramadan, Ivan Gordon, and Jef Poortmans

Nanoscale Res Lett. 2014; 9(1): 348.

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Kerfless layer-transfer of thin epitaxial silicon foils using novel multiple layer porous silicon stacks with near 100% detachment yield and large minority carrier diffusion lengths
Hariharsudan Sivaramakrishnan Radhakrishnana, Roberto Martinia, Valerie Depauwa, Kris Van Nieuwenhuysena, Twan Beardaa, Ivan Gordona, Jozef Szlufcika, Jef Poortmansa

Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 2015, 135, p. 113 - 123

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High haze nature of textured Al:ZnO with Ag nanoparticles for light management in thin film solar cells
Hisham Nasser, Engin Özkol, Alpan Bek, and Raşit Turan

Optical Materials Express, 2015, Vol. 5, Issue 5, pp. 932-942

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Lifetime of Organic Photovoltaics: Status and Predictions
Suren A. Gevorgyan, Morten V. Madsen, Bérenger Roth, Michael Corazza, Markus Hösel, Roar R. Søndergaard, Mikkel Jørgensen, Frederik C. Krebs

Advanced Energy Materials 2015; 6(2)

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Radiative recombination in Cu2ZnSnSe4 thin films with Cu deficiency and Zn excess
M V Yakushev, J Márquez-Prieto, I Forbes, P R Edwards, V D Zhivulko, A V Mudryi, J Krustok and R W Martin

Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Volume 48, Number 47

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Temperature dependent electroreflectance study of Cu2ZnSnSe4 solar cells
Jüri Krustoka, Taavi Raadika, Maarja Grossberga, Sergio Giraldob, Markus Neuschitzerb, Simon López-Marinob, Edgardo Saucedob

Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing Volume 39, November 2015, Pages 251–254

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Absorption Enhancement in Solar Cells With Periodic Interface Textures of Asymmetric Shape
Franz-Josef Haug, Karin Soderström, Christophe Ballif

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics (Volume: 5, Issue: 6)

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22.5% efficient silicon heterojunction solar cell with molybdenum oxide hole collector
Jonas Geissbühler, Jérémie Werner, Silvia Martin de Nicolas, Loris Barraud, Aïcha Hessler-Wyser, Matthieu Despeisse, Sylvain Nicolay, Andrea Tomasi, Bjoern Niesen, Stefaan De Wolf, Christophe Ballif

Appl. Phys. Lett. 107, 081601 (2015)

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Laser Processing in the Manufacture of Dye-Sensitized and Perovskite Solar Cell Technologies
Girolamo Mincuzzi, Alessandro L. Palma, Aldo Di Carlo, and Thomas M. Brown

Chemelectrochem Vol 3 Issue 1 - 2015

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Characterization of photovoltaic devices for indoor light harvesting and customization of flexible dye solar cells to deliver superior efficiency under artificial lighting
Francesca De Rossi, Tadeo Pontecorvo, Thomas M. Brown

Applied Energy 156:413-422. 2015

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Synergetic enhancement of organic solar cell thermal stability by wire bar coating and light processing
Ching-Hong Tan, Him Cheng Wong, Zhe Li, David G. Bucknall, James R. Durrant and João T. Cabral

J. Mater. Chem. C, 2015, 3, 9551-9558

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In-situ, long-term operational stability of organic photovoltaics for off-grid applications in Africa
Christopher J M Emmott, Davide Moia, Philip Sandwell, Nicholas Ekins-Daukes, Markus Hösel, Lukas Lukoschek, Charith Amarasinghe, Frederick C Krebs, and Jenny Nelson

Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 2016, 149, p. 284 - 293 

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Regularly arranged indium islands on glass/molybdenum substrates upon femtosecond laser and PVD processing
F. Ringleb, K. Eylers, Th. Teubner, T. Boeck, C. Symietz, J. Bonse, S. Andree, J. Krüger, B. Heidmann, M. Schmid, and M. Lux-Steiner

Applied Physics Letters 2016, Vol. 118, Issue 11 

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Optical model for multilayer glazing systems: Experimental validation through the analytical prediction of encapsulation-induced variation of PV modules efficiency
Maider Machado, Tomás Baenas, Naiara Yurrita

Solar Energy 2016, Vol. 135, p. 77 - 83

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Sinusoidal nanotextures for light management in silicon thin-film solar cells
G. Köppel, B. Rech, C. Becker

Nanoscale 2016, Vol. 8, Issue 16, p. 8722-8728

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Slot die printed V2O5 as hole transport layer for flexible organic opto-electronics on 3D printed scaffolds: Performance and lifetime
Michail J. Beliatis, Martin Helgesen, Rafael García-Valverde, Bérenger Roth, Jon E. Carlé, Michael Corazza, Mikkel Jørgensen, Frederik C. Krebs, Suren A. Gevorgyan

Advanced Engineering Materials, 2016, Vol. 18, Issue 8, p 1494–1503

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Asymmetric Band Offsets in Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells: Impact on Device Performance
Johannes Peter Seif, Deneb Menda, Antoine Descoeudres, Loris Barraud, Orhan Özdemir, Christophe Ballif and Stefaan De Wolf

Journal of Applied Physics, 2016, Vol. 120, Issue 5

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p–n junction improvements of Cu2ZnSnS4/CdS monograin layer solar cells
M. Kauk-Kuusik, K. Timmo, M. Danilson, M. Altosaar, M. Grossberg, K. Ernits

Applied Surface Science, 2016, Vol. 357, Part A, p. 795 - 798

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Impact of the selenisation temperature on the structural and optical properties of CZTSe absorbers
J. Márquez-Prieto, M.V. Yakushev, I. Forbes, J. Krustok, P.R. Edwards, V.D. Zhivulko, O.M. Borodavchenko, A.V. Mudryi, M. Dimitrievska, V. Izquerdo-Roca, N.M. Pearsall, and R.W. Martin

Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 2016, Vol. 152, p. 42 - 50

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A photoluminescence study of CuInSe2 single crystals ion implanted with 5 keV hydrogen
M.V. Yakushev, J. Krustok, M. Grossberg, V.A. Volkov, A.V. Mudryi and R.W. Martin

Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 2016, Vol. 49, Number 10

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Temperature dependent electrical characterization of thin film Cu2ZnSnSe4 solar cells
E. Kask, J. Krustok, S. Giraldo, M. Neuschitzer, S. López-Marino and E. Saucedo

Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 2016, Vol. 49, Number 8

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11.3% efficiency Cu(In,Ga)(S,Se)2 thin film solar cells via drop-on-demand inkjet printing
Lin, Xianzhong; Klenk, Reiner; Wang, Lan; Köhler, Tristan; Albert, Jürgen; Fiechter, Sebastian; Ennaoui, Ahmed; Lux-Steiner, Martha Ch.

Energy & Environmental Science, 2016, Vol. 9, Issue 6, p. 2037-2043

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Strategies for Doped Nanocrystalline Silicon Integration in Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells
Johannes P. Seif; Antoine Descoeudres; Gizem Nogay; Simon Hänni; Silvia Martin de Nicolas; Niels Holm; Jonas Geissbühler; Aïcha Hessler-Wyser; Martial Duchamp; Rafal E. Dunin-Borkowski; Martin Ledinsky; Stefaan De Wolf; Christophe Ballif
IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 2016,  Vol. 6, Issue 5, p. 1132-1140

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Low temperature time resolved photoluminescence in ordered and disordered Cu2ZnSnS4 single crystals.
Raadik, T; Krustok, J.; Kauk-Kuusik, M; Timmo, K.; Grossberg M.; Ernits K.; Bleuse J.
Physica B: Physics of Condensed Matter, 2016, Vol 508, p. 47-50

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Optical study of local strain related disordering in CVD-grown MoSe2 monolayers.
Krustok, J.; Raadik, T.; Jaaniso, R.; Kiisk, V.; Sildos, I.; Marandi, M.; Komsa, H.-P.; Li, B.; Zhang, X.; Gong, Y.; and Ajayan, P.M
Applied Physics Letters, 2016, Vol 109 

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Single molecular precursor solution for CuIn(S,Se)2 thin films photovoltaic cells: structure and device characteristics.
Devendra Tiwari, Tristan Koehler, Xianzhong Lin, Andrei Sarua Robert Harniman, Lan Wang, Reiner Klenk and David J Fermin 
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, Vol 9 Issue 3, p. 2301–2308 

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Cu2ZnSnS4 Thin Films Generated from a Single Solution Based Precursor: The Effect of Na and Sb Doping.
Devendra Tiwari, Tristan Koehler, Xianzhong Lin, Robert Harniman, Ian Griffiths, Lan Wang, David Cherns, Reiner Klenk, and David J. Fermin 
ACS Chemistry of Materials, 2016, Vol 28, Issue 14, p. 4991-4997 

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Stability issues pertaining large area perovskite and dye-sensitized solar cells and modules.
S Castro-Hermosa, S K Yadav, L Vesce, A Guidobaldi, A Reale, A Di Carlo and T M Brown 
Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 2016, Vol 50, Number 3 

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Electron-collecting oxide layers in inverted polymer solar cells via oxidation of thermally evaporated titanium.
A. Zampetti, L Salamandra, F Brunetti, A Reale, A Di Carlo and T M Brown 
Semiconductor Science and Technology, 2016, Vol 31, Number 10 

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Progress, challenges and perspectives in flexible perovskite solar cells.
Francesco Di Giacomo, Azhar Fakharuddin, Rajan Jose and Thomas M. Brown 
Energy & Environmental Science, 2016, Vol 9, p. 3007-3035 

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A Systematic Investigation of Permeation Barriers for Flexible Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells.
Francesca De Rossi, Girolamo Mincuzzi, Francesco Di Giacomo, John Fahlteich, Sabine Amberg‐Schwab, Klaus Noller, Thomas M Brown 
Energy Technology, 2016, Vol 4, p. 1455-1462 

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On the nature of striations in n-type silicon solar cell.
A. Le Donne, S. Binetti, V. Folegatti , G. Coletti 
Applied Physics Letters, 2016, Volume 109 

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Picosecond laser texturization of mc-Silicon for photovoltaics: a comparison between 1064 nm, 532 nm and 355 nm radiation wavelengths.
S. Binetti ,  A. Le Donne, A. Rolfi, B. Jäggi, B. Neuenschwander,  C. Busto, C. Frigeri, D. Scorticati,  L. Longoni and S. Pellegrino 
Applied Surface Science, 2016, Volu 371, p. 196-202 

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Synergetic enhancement of organic solar cell thermal stability by wire bar coating and light processing.
Ching-Hong Tan,   Him Cheng Wong,   Zhe Li,   David G. Bucknall,   James R. Durrant and   João T. Cabral 
Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2015, Volume 3, p. 9551-9558 

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Porous silicon reorganization: Influence on the structure, surface roughness and strain.
N. Milenkovic, M. Drießen, C. Weiss, S. Janz 
Journal of Crystal Growth, 2015, Vol 432, p. 139-145 

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Fourier light scattering model for treating textures deeper than the wavelength.
F. -J. Haug, M. Bräuninger, C. Ballif 
Optics Express, 2017, Vol 25 

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Baselines for Lifetime of Organic Solar Cells.
Suren A. Gevorgyan, Nieves Espinosa, Laura Ciammaruchi, Bérenger Roth, Francesco Livi, Stylianos Tsopanidis, Simon Züfle, Sara Queirós, Alberto Gregori, Gisele Alves dos Reis Benatto, Michael Corazza, Morten V. Madsen, Markus Hösel, Michail J. Beliatis, Thue Trofod Larsen-Olsen, Francesco Pastorelli, António Castro, Alba Mingorance, Veniero Lenzi, Daniel Fluhr, Roland Roesch, Marta Maria Duarte Ramos, Achilleas Savva, Harald Hoppe, Luís Silvino Alves Marques, Ignasi Burgués, Efthymios Georgiou, Lucia Serrano-Luján, and Frederik C. Krebs
Advanced Energy Materials, 2016, Vol 6 

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Post passivation light trapping back contacts for silicon wafer based photovoltaics.
M. Smeets, K. Bittkau, F. Lentz, A. Richter, K. Ding, R. Carius, U. Rau, U.W. Paetzold
Nanoscale, 2016, Vol 8, Issue 44, p. 18726 - 18733 

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Influence of order-disorder in Cu2ZnSnS4 powders on the performance of monograin layer solar cells..
Timmo K.; Kauk-Kuusik M.; Pilvet M.; Raadik T.; Altosaar M.; Danilson M.; Grossberg M.; Raudoja J.
Thin Solid Films, 2016, Online 

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