TECHNICAL PROGRAM



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Wednesday, June 12th

8:30 - 9:00 AM
PLENARY - AREA 1: FUNDAMENTALS AND NEW CONCEPTS FOR FUTURE TECHNOLOGIES
Chair/Organizer: Ned Ekins Daukes
Ballroom 2 (5th Fl)

8:30
Using Computation to Accelerate Materials Engineering, from the Atomistic to Device Scale
Rachel Kurchin. Carnegie Mellon University
9:00 - 9:30 AM
PLENARY - AREA 6: PEROVSKITE AND ORGANIC MATERIALS AND SOLAR CELLS
Chair/Organizer: Shijing Sun
Ballroom 2 (5th Fl)

9:00
Rapid Advances in Inverted Perovskite Solar Cells
Kai Zhu. National Renewable Energy Laboratory
9:30 - 10:00 AM
PLENARY - AREA 7: PV MODULES, MANUFACTURING, SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS
Chair/Organizer: Mengjie Li
Ballroom 2 (5th Fl)

9:30
Data-centric AI Foundation Models for Fleet-wide Data Imputation, Performance and Degradation Analysis of PV Systems
Roger French, Yangxin Fan, Raymond Wieser, Arafath Nihar, Thomas Ciardi, Alexander Bradley, Priyan Rajamohan, Benjamin Pierce, Pawan Tripathi, Erika Barcelo, Laura Bruckman, Yinghui Wu. Case Western Reserve University
10:00 - 10:30 AM
BREAK - BREAK: COFFEE BREAK/EXHIBITS
Ballroom Lobby (5th Fl)
10:30 - 12:00 PM
ORALS - AREA 2: CHALCOGENIDES FOR TOMORROW AND BEYOND
Chair/Organizer: Shubhra Bansal, Deborah McGott, Eric Colegrove
Room 441

10:30
Full Chalcopyrite Tandem Devices: can we hope?
Nicolas Barreau, LAco Choubrac, Fabien Pineau, Thamer Aloui, EugAune Bertin, Thomas Lepetit, Ludovic Arzel, Sylvie Harel, Lionel Assmann. IMN, CNRS - Nantes UniversitAc, Nantes, France

10:45
Inverted superstrate antimony selenide solar cells
Chen Qian, Kaiwen Sun, Martin Green, Xiaojing Hao. University of New South Wales, Sydeny, Australia

11:00
Impact of Top Absorber Layer Thickness and Bandgap on Perovskite-CdSeTe Tandem Solar Cell Performance
Briana Dokken1, 2, Adam B. Phillips1, Kshitiz Dolia1, Sabin Neupane1, Michael J. Heben1, Yanfa Yan1, Zhaoning Song1. 1Wright Center for Photovoltaics Innovation and Commercialization, Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA.2Department of Physics, University of Minnesota Morris, Morris, MN, USA

11:15
Laser patterning of thin film solar cells for building-integrated PV
Giray Kartopu1, H. Kursad Sezer2, Jethro Vernon1, Prabeesh Punathil1, Takaya Ohashi3, Taiki Hidaka3, Takashi Minemoto3, Elliot Woolley2, Bethany Willis1, Vincent Barrioz1, Guillaume Zoppi1, Neil S. Beattie1. 1Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.2Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK.3Ritsumeikan University, Shiga, Japan
ORALS - AREA 3: III-V COST REDUCTION STRATEGIES & TERRESTRIAL APPLICATIONS
Chair/Organizer: Stephen Polly, Anastasia Soeriyadi
Room 420

10:30
Performance of a Novel Micro-CPV Module: Impact of Manufacturing Tolerances Based on a Two-Step Nested Monte Carlo Approach and Experimental Outdoor Results
Henning Helmers, Elisa Kaiser, Peter SchApttl, Marc Steiner, Tobias DAprsam, Juan MartAsnez, Gerald Siefer, Frank Dimroth, Peter Nitz, Maike Wiesenfarth. Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Freiburg, Germany

11:00
Best Student Presentation Award Finalist - Planarizing Spalled GaAs(100) Surfaces by MOVPE Growth
Gavin P Forcade1, William E McMahon2, Nicholas Yoo3, Anica N Neumann2, 3, Michelle Young2, John Goldsmith2, Karin Hinzer1, 4, Corinne E Packard2, 3, Myles A Steiner2. 1Department of Physics, Ottawa, ON, Canada.2National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, USA.3Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, USA.4SUNLAB, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

11:15
Best Student Presentation Award Finalist - In-Situ MOVPE Smoothing of Acoustically Spalled GaAs for Substrate Reuse
Anica N. Neumann1, 2, Gavin P. Forcade1, 3, William E. McMahon1, Pablo G. Coll4, Mariana I. Bertoni4, 5, Myles A. Steiner1, Emily L. Warren1. 1National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, CO, USA.2Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, USA.3University of Ottawa, Ottowa, ON, Canada.4Crystal Sonic, Inc., Tempe, AZ, USA.5Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA

11:30
Improvement Of Bulk n-type GaAs Minority Carrier Lifetime With Annealing
Phillip Jahelka, Susana Torres-Londono, Harry Atwater. California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA

11:45
Lithography-free Mesa Isolation of III-V Solar Cells through Laser Ablation
Theresa E. Saenz1, Ryan Muzzio1, Anica N. Neumann1, 2, Vincenzo LaSalvia1, Myles A. Steiner1. 1National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, CO, USA.2Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, USA
ORALS - AREA 5: CHARACTERIZATION OF PHOTOVOLTAIC MATERIALS AND CELLS
Chair/Organizer: Andre Augusto, Sagarika Kumar
Room 447

10:30
Best Student Presentation Award Finalist - Evaluating the Degradation of Silicon Heterojunction Devices Through Interface Modeling Changes and Chemical Analysis
Nicholas Moser-Mancewicz1, Jorge Ochoa1, Julia Medvedeva2, Dirk Jordan3, Steve Johnston3, Mariana Bertoni1. 1Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA.2Physics Department, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO, USA.3National Renewable Energy Lab, Golden, CO, USA

10:45
Characterization of the Performance of Perovskite Solar Cells by Operando X-Ray Photoemission Spectroscopy
Pilar Lopez-Varo1, Mathieu FrAcgnaux2, Davide Regaldo1, Jean-Baptiste Puel3, SolAune BAcchu2, Javid Hajhemati4, Jean-Paul Kleider5, Philip Schulz4. 1Institut PhotovoltaAmque da, Palaiseau, France.2Institut Lavoisier de Versailles (ILV), UMR 8180, CNRS, UVSQ - UniversitAc Paris-Saclay, Versalles, France.3EDF RaD, Palaiseau, France.4CNRS, Institut PhotovoltaAmque da, Palaiseau, France.5Laboratoire de GAcnie Electrique et Electronique de Paris, Sorbonne UniversitAc, CNRS, Paris, France

11:00
Understanding the impact of selenium doping in CdSeTe-based solar cells at the atomic-scale
Arashdeep S. Thind1, Mariana I. Bertoni2, Robert F. Klie1. 1University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.2Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA

11:15
In-depth Characterization Methodology for the Assessment of Passivation Impact in Halide Perovskite Solar Cells
Jonathan Parion1, 2, Santhosh Ramesh1, 2, Sownder Subramaniam1, 3, Henk Vrielinck4, Filip Duerinckx1, Hariharsudan Sivaramakrishnan Radhakrishnan1, Jef Poortmans1, 2, 3, Johan Lauwaert5, Bart Vermang1, 2. 1imec division IMOMEC a EnergyVille, Thorpark 8320, 3600 Genk, Belgium.2Hasselt University, Wetenschapspark 1, 3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium.3Department of Electrical Engineering, KU Leuven, Kasteelpark Arenberg 10, 3001 Leuven, Belgium.4Department of Solid State Science, UGent, Krijgslaan 281-S1, 9000 Gent, Belgium.5Department of Electronics and Information Systems, Technology Park 126, 9052 Zwijnaarde, Belgium

11:30
Contactless External Quantum Efficiency Evaluation of Perovskite Solar Cells
Felix Gayot, Robert Lee Chin, Yan Zhu, Soma Zandi, Juergen W. Weber, Ziv Hameiri. The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

11:45
Best Student Presentation Award Finalist - Assessing the local charge-carrier kinetics in buried structures through time-resolved X-ray beam induced voltage measurements
Jackson L. Barp Jr.1, 2, Giovanni Fevola1, Jan Garrevoet1, Svenja Patjens1, Christina Ossig1, 2, Christian Strelow3, Michael Bartlein4, Zhonghou Cai4, Martin V. Holt4, 5, Michael E. Stuckelberger1. 1Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, Hamburg, Germany.2Fachbereich Physik, Universitaet Hamburg UHH, Hamburg, Germany.3Institut fuer Physikalische Chemie, Universitaet Hamburg UHH, Hamburg, Germany.4Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL, USA.5Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL, USA
ORALS - AREA 6: SCALE-UP AND MANUFACTURABILITY OF PEROVSKITE SOLAR CELLS AND MODULES
Chair/Organizer: Shijing Sun
Room 443

10:30
Best Student Presentation Award Finalist - Process-Structure Relationships in Laminated Perovskite Solar Cells
Clare Lanaghan1, Oluka Okia1, Thomas Coons1, Srinivas Yadavalli1, Jack Palmer2, Mengyao Zhang1, Karrer Hersh1, Moses Kodur2, Orlando Trejo1, Sean Dunfield2, Michael Thouless1, David Fenning2, Xun Huan1, Neil Dasgupta1. 1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.2University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA

10:45
Engineering Ink Rheology for Boosting Efficiency of Large-Area Flexography-Printed Perovskite Solar Cells
Julia E Huddy, William J Scheideler. Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA

11:00
Guidelines for Selection of Encapsulant Materials for Modules Using Perovskite/Si Tandem Cells
Chiara Barretta1, Petra Christoefl1, Frans Opden Buijsch2, Sem Sals2, Quentin Jeangros3, Berndt Stannowski4, Marcel Kuehne5, Gernot Oreski1, 6. 1Polymer Competence Center Leoben (PCCL), Leoben, Austria.2The Compound Company, Enschede, Netherlands.3Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM), Neuchatel, Switzerland.4Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin fA¼r Materialien und Energie (HZB), Berlin, Germany.5Hanwha Q CELLS GmbH, Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany.6Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Leoben, Austria

11:15
Effect of transport layers on reverse bias recovery in perovskite solar cells
Viqar Ahmad, Thomas P. White, Kylie R. Catchpole, Klaus J. Weber, Daniel C. Walter. Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

11:30
Ruddlesden-Popper Perovskites for Stable and Transparent Building-Integrated Photovoltaic Materials
Adianne Alamban, Muneeza Ahmad, Nicholas Rolston. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA

11:45
Simultaneous optical and electrical in-situ characterization of ageing perovskite solar cells
Alexandra Levtchenko1, 2, Arthur Julien2, Daniel McDermott2, Jean-Baptiste Puel3, Jean-FranAsois Guillemoles2, Daniel Ory3, Daniel Suchet4, 2. 1Institut PhotovoltaAmque d'Ile-de-France, Palaiseau, France.2CNRS, Ecole Polytechnique, Institut PhotovoltaAmque da, Palaiseau, France.3EDF RaD, Palaiseau, France.4Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France
ORALS - AREA 7: PV SYSTEM POWER OUTPUT FORECASTING, ENERGY YIELD PREDICTION
Chair/Organizer: Mengjie Li
Room 445

10:30
Photovoltaic Model Parameter Translation Tools in pvlib-python
Lelia Deville, Kevin S. Anderson, Clifford W. Hansen, Marios Theristis. Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA

10:45
Energy Yield Modeling of Single-Axis Tracking PV Systems on Irregular Terrain
Javier Lopez-Lorente1, Anja Neubert2, Mike Hamer3. 1DNV, Arnhem, Netherlands.2DNV, Oldenburg, Germany.3DNV, Bristol, United Kingdom

11:00
Backtracking gains on uneven terrain
Emma Cooper, Kevin Anderson, Dan Riley, Madhuri Kumari. Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA

11:15
Simulated performance effect of torque tube twisting in single-axis tracking PV arrays
Kevin S. Anderson, Clifford W. Hansen. Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA

11:30
Energy Impact of Different Solar Tracker Wind Stow Strategies
Kendra Passow, Mudasar Zahoor, Todd Anderson, Kyumin Lee. Array Technologies, Albuquerque, NM, USA

11:45
Towards a Reproducible Photovoltaic Modeling Validation Process
Lelia Deville, Kevin S Anderson, Marios Theristis. Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA
ORALS - AREA 8: INSPECTION & FAILURE MODE ANALYSIS
Chair/Organizer: Gernot Oreski
Ballroom 2 (5th Fl)

10:30
Correlation between Elevated Wind Speed and Rear Glass Breakages on Non-large-format Bifacial PV Modules on Trackers in a Solar Farm
Darryl Wang, Andi Hermawan, Evan Woolard. DNV Singapore Pte. Ltd., Singapore, Singapore

10:45
Advancing Photovoltaic Module Inspection: The Power of UV Imaging for Comprehensive Material Analysis and Quality Assurance
Claudia Buerhop-Lutz1, Ernest E. van Dyk2, Frederik J. Vorster2, Oleksandr Stroyuk1, Oleksandr Mashkov1, Jacqueline L. Crozier MC Cleland2, Monphias Vumbugwa2, Jens A. Hauch1, Ian Marius Peters1. 1Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbH, HI ERN, Erlangen, Germany.2Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

11:00
Influence of agricultural environment on the degradation of CIGS-based solar cells
AdAule Debono1, 2, Arthur Julien2, Amelle Rebai2, Nathanaelle Schneider2, Jean-Francois Guillemoles2, Polina Volovitch1, 2. 1Chimie ParisTech-CNRS, PSL Research University, Institut de Recherche de Chimie Paris (IRCP), Paris, France.2Institut PhotovoltaAmque d'A, Palaiseau, France

11:15
Rapid Characterization and Statistical Analysis of High-Volume Field-Harvested Photovoltaic Connectors
Steven J. DiGregorio1, Tapasvi Lolla2, Wayne Li2, Vignesh Ramasamy3, Andy Walker3, Jal Desai3, Laurie Burnham1, Bruce King1. 1Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA.2Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. (EPRI), Charlotte, NC, USA.3National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO, USA

11:30
Forensic Analysis of Failed Photovoltaic Connectors
Tapasvi Lolla1, Wayne Li1, Laurie Burnham2, Bruce King2. 1Electric Power Research Institute, Charlotte, NC, USA.2Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA

11:45
Relating Aerial Infrared Thermography Defects to Photovoltaic Performance
Kirsten Perry1, Quyen Nguyen1, Dirk Jordan1, Chris Deline1, Burton Putrah2. 1National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Lakewood, CO, USA.2Zeitview, Santa Monica, CA, USA
1:30 - 3:00 PM
SPECIAL - SPECIAL SESSION: SPECIAL SESSION - 100% RE
Chair/Organizer: Marta Victoria
Ballroom 2 (5th Fl)

1:30
How Much Solar PV Energy do we Need to Achieve Net-Zero Emissions Systems?
Marta Victoria. Aarhus University

1:50
TW-Level Module Supply: Are We Ready?
Dirk Weiss. First Solar, Inc

2:10
Mechanisms of Hardware and Soft Technology Evolution and the Implications for Solar Energy Cost Trends
Magdalena Klemun. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

2:30
Paradigm-Shifts for Sustainable Multi-TW Photovoltaics
Jan Christoph Goldschmidt. Philipps-University Marburg
3:00 - 3:30 PM
BREAK - BREAK: COFFEE BREAK/EXHIBITS
Ballroom Lobby (5th Fl)
3:30 - 5:00 PM
POSTERS - AREA 1: FUNDAMENTALS AND NEW CONCEPTS FOR FUTURE TECHNOLOGIES (click to view)
Chair/Organizer: Ned Ekins Daukes
Poster 1
POSTERS - AREA 6: PEROVSKITE AND ORGANIC MATERIALS AND SOLAR CELLS (click to view)
Chair/Organizer: Shijing Sun
Poster 2
POSTERS - AREA 7: PV MODULES, MANUFACTURING, SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS (click to view)
Chair/Organizer: Mengjie Li
Poster 3