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High-Efficiency Thin Film Solar Cells Using Nanoscale Light Management
Start Date: September 2012

Investigators

James S. Harris and Shanhui Fan, Department of Electrical Engineering; Yi Cui and Mark Brongersma, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University

Publications

  • Jieyang Jia, Yu Miao, Yangsen Kang, Yijie Huo, Mojgan Mazouchi, Yusi Chen, Li Zhao, Huiyang Deng, Pakapol Supaniratisai, Sara H. AlQahtani, James S. Harris, "Bias-dependence of luminescent coupling efficiency in multijunction solar cells", Opt. Express A 23 (27), pp. 219-231, April 2015
  • Chen, Yusi, Yangsen Kang, Dong Liang, Jieyang Jia, Li Zhao, Yijie Huo, and James Harris. "Design principles of nanostructured window solar cells." Proc. IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conf. (PVSC 42), New Orleans, LA, June 2015
  • Jieyang Jia, Yu Miao, Yangsen Kang, Yijie Huo, Mojgan Mazouchi, Yusi Chen, Li Zhao, Huiyang Deng, James S. Harris, "The Bias-dependence of Luminescent Coupling Efficiency in Multijunction Solar Cells", Proc. IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conf. (PVSC 42), New Orleans, LA, June 2015
  • Yangsen Kang, Dong Liang, Saahil Mehra, Yijie Huo, Yusi Chen, Mark G. Christoforo, Alberto Salleo, James S. Harris, "Efficiency Enhancement of Gallium Arsenide Photovoltaics Using Solution-Processed Zinc Oxide Nanoparticle Light Scattering Layers", J. Nanomaterials 2015, ID 263734, November 2015
  • "Light management for photovoltaics using high-index nanostructures," Mark L. Brongersma, Yi Cui, and Shanhui Fan, Nature Materials 13, 451-460 (2014).
  • "Optical Fano resonance of an individual semiconductor nanostructure," Pengyu Fan, Zongfu Yu, Shanhui Fan, and Mark L. Brongersma, Nature Materials 13, 471-475 (2014).
  • S. Sandhu, Z. Yu, and S. Fan, "Detailed balance analysis and enhancement of open circuit voltage in single nanowire solar cells", Nano Letters, vol. 14, pp. 1011-1015 (2014).
  • Z. Yu, S. Sandhu and S. Fan, "Achieving efficiency above the Shockley-Queisser limit using a single band gap material in a tandem configuration", Nano Letters, vol. 14, pp. 66-70 (2014).
  • Yusi Chen, Yangsen Kang, Yijie Huo, Dong Liang, Li Zhao, Jieyang Jia, Jeremy Kim, Leon Yao, Jeremy Bregman, James S. Harris, "Nanostructured Dielectric Layer - A New Approach to Design Nanostructured Solar Cells" Proc. 40th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), Denver, CO, June, 2014
  • Yangsen Kang, Yusi Chen, Yijie Huo, Li Zhao, Jieyang Jia, Huiyang Deng, James S. Harris, "Ultra-thin Film Nanostructured Gallium Arsenide Solar Cells" 2014 Proc. SPIE Photonics Asia, Beijing, China, 2014.
  • Yusi Chen, Yangsen Kang, Yijie Huo, Jieyang Jia, Li Zhao, Huiyang Deng, James S. Harris, "Nanostructured Dielectric Layer for Thin-film c-Si Light Trapping" Proc. 6th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, Tokyo, Japan, 2014.
  • J. Jia, F. Suarez, T. Bilir, V. Sabnis, and J. Harris, "3-D modeling of luminescent coupling effects in multijunction concentrator solar cells," Proc. Concentrator Photovoltaic Conference 10 (CPV), Albuquerque, NM, August 2014
  • Y. Miao, J. Jia, Y. Kang, Y. Huo, M. Mazouchi, Y. Chen, H. Deng, P. Supaniratisai, S. AlQahtani, L. Zhao, and J. Harris, "Dependency of Luminescent Coupling Efficiency on Bias Voltage and Illumination Intensity," Proc. OSA Conf. Light, Energy and the Environment, Sydney, Australia, October, 2014), paper PTu3C.3.
  • S. Sandhu, Z. Yu, and S. Fan. "Detailed balance analysis of nanophotonic solar cells." Opt. Express 21, 1209-1217 (2013).
  • Yangsen Kang, Dong Liang, Yijie Huo, Anjia Gu, Shuang Li, Yusi Chen, James Harris, "Design and Fabrication of Nano-pyramid GaAs Solar Cell" Proc. 39th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), Tampa, FL, 2013
  • Dong Liang, Yangsen Kang, Yijie Huo, Yusi Chen, Yi Cui, and James S. Harris "High-Efficiency Nanostructured Window GaAs Solar Cells", Nano Letters 13 (10), 4850-4856, September 2013

Presentations

  • Mark L. Brongersma, "Device Applications of Metafilms and Metasurfaces," Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, December 2016.
  • Mark L. Brongersma, "Resonant Semiconductor Antennas and Metafilms," Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, December 2016.
  • Mark L. Brongersma, "Device Applications of Metafilms and Metasurfaces," 9th International Conference on Advanced Materials and Devices (ICAMD), Jeju Island, South Korea, Dec. 2015
  • James S. Harris, Yusi Chen, Jieyang Jia, Yangsen Kang, Yijie Huo, "High-efficiency thin film nano-structured multi-junction solar cells", Bay Area Photovoltaic Consortium (BAPVC) Biannual Conference, Berkeley, CA, October 19, 2015
  • James S. Harris, "Light Management in High Efficiency Solar Cells", National Renewable Energy Labs (NREL) Colloquium, Golden, CO, September 11, 2015 (invited)
  • James S. Harris, "High-Efficiency Thin Film Nano-Structured Multi-Junction Solar Cells", Air Liquide Seminar, September 1, 2015
  • Mark L. Brongersma, "Device Applications of Metafilms and Metasurfaces," Keynote at Metamaterials 2015, The 9th International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics, Oxford, September 2015.
  • Mark L. Brongersma, "Device Applications of Semiconductor Nanoantennas and Metafilms", Plenary presentation at the SPIE Annual Meeting, San Diego, August 2015.
  • Mark L. Brongersma, "Device Applications of Metafilms and Metasurfaces," Frontiers in Photonics Monte Verita, Switzerland, August 2015.
  • Mark L. Brongersma, "Nanophotonic Light Management Strategies for Ultrathin Solar Cells," SPIE Annual Meeting, San Diego, August 2015.
  • Mark L. Brongersma, "Engineering Light Absorption in Semiconductor Metafilms," SPIE Annual Meeting, San Diego, August 2015.
  • Mark L. Brongersma, "Device applications of semiconductor Metafilms and Metasurfaces," Enrico Fermi Summer School, Varenna, Italy; July 2015.
  • Mazouchi, Mojgan, Jieyang Jia, Yijie Huo, Yu Miao, Yangsen Kang, Yusi Chen, James S. Harris, and Mitra Dutta. "Luminescent coupling effects in double-junction solar cells." Proc. IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conf. (PVSC 42), New Orleans, LA, June 2015
  • Chen, Yusi, Yangsen Kang, Dong Liang, Jieyang Jia, Li Zhao, Yijie Huo, and James Harris. "Design principles of nanostructured window solar cells." Proc. IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conf. (PVSC 42), New Orleans, LA. June 2015
  • Jieyang Jia, Yu Miao, Yangsen Kang, Yijie Huo, Mojgan Mazouchi, Yusi Chen, Li Zhao, Huiyang Deng, James S. Harris, "he Bias-dependence of Luminescent Coupling Efficiency in Multijunction Solar Cells", Proc. IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conf. (PVSC 42), New Orleans, LA. June 2015
  • Mark L. Brongersma, "Device Applications of Metafilms and Metasurfaces," San Francisco Bay Area Nanotechnology Council, 11th Annual Symposium on Nanophotonics, Santa Clara, May 2015.
  • Jieyang Jia, Linsey Seitz, Jesse Benck, Yijie Huo, Yusi Chen, Taner Bilir, Thomas Jaramillo, James Harris, "Breaking the World Record of Solar-to-hydrogen Energy Conversion Efficiency", Solar Junction Seminar, San Jose, CA, April 10, 2015
  • Mark L. Brongersma, "Device Applications of Metafilms and Metasurfaces," Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO) 2015, Snowbird, Utah, April 2015.
  • Mark L. Brongersma, "Engineering Light absorption in Semiconductor Metafilms," Tri-service Metamaterial Review of the Department of Defense," Duke University, Durham, NC, Nov. 2014.
  • Mark L. Brongersma, "Device Applications of Metafilms and Metasurfaces,"2014 IEEE Photonics Conference, San Diego, October 2014.
  • Y. Miao, J. Jia, Y. Kang, Y. Huo, M. Mazouchi, Y. Chen, H. Deng, P. Supaniratisai, S. AlQahtani, L. Zhao, and J. Harris, "Dependency of Luminescent Coupling Efficiency on Bias Voltage and Illumination Intensity," OSA (SOLAR) 2014, Light Energy and the Environment Congress, Sydney, Australia, October, 2014
  • Mark L. Brongersma, "Metamaterial reflectors for Solar Energy Harvesting," Lawrence Berkeley Labs (LBL), Nanophotonics workshop at LBL Annual Users Meeting, September 2014.  
  • "Device Applications of Metafilms and Metasurfaces,"2014 IEEE Photonics Conference, 2014 CINT User Conference, Sandia, in Santa Fe, NM.San Diego, September 2014.
  • Mark L. Brongersma, "Nanophotonics: The Art of Managing Photons at the Nanoscale," GCEP Distinguished Lecturer, Dupont, Wilmington, September 2014.
  • Mark L. Brongersma "Nanophotonics: The Art of Managing Photons at the Nanoscale," GCEP Distinguished Lecturer, Exxon Mobile, September 2014.
  • Mark L. Brongersma, "Nanophotonics: The Art of Managing Photons at the Nanoscale," GCEP Distinguished Lecturer, General Electric, Niskayuna, New York, September 2014.
  • Mark L. Brongersma, "Nanophotonics: The Art of Managing Photons at the Nanoscale," GCEP Distinguished Lecturer, General Electric, September 2014.
  • Mark L. Brongersma, "Fano Resonance in an Individual Semiconductor Nanostructure," META'14, the 5th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics, Singapore, May 2014.
  • Yusi Chen, Yangsen Kang, Yijie Huo, Dong Liang, Li Zhao, Jieyang Jia, Jeremy Kim, Leon Yao, Jeremy Bregman, James S. Harris, "Nanostructured Dielectric Layer - A New Approach to Design Nanostructured Solar Cells" 40th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), Denver, CO, 2014
  • J. Jia, F. Suarez, T. Bilir, V. Sabnis, and J. Harris, "3-D modeling of luminescent coupling effects in multijunction concentrator solar cells," Concentrator Photovoltaic Conference 10 (CPV), Albuquerque, NM, August 2014
  • Yangsen Kang, Yusi Chen, Yijie Huo, Li Zhao, Jieyang Jia, Huiyang Deng, James S. Harris, "Ultra-thin Film Nanostructured Gallium Arsenide Solar Cells" 2014 SPIE Photonics Asia, Beijing, China, 2014.
  • Yusi Chen, Yangsen Kang, Yijie Huo, Jieyang Jia, Li Zhao, Huiyang Deng, James S. Harris, "Nanostructured Dielectric Layer for Thin-film c-Si Light Trapping" 6th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, Tokyo, Japan, 2014.
  • J. S. Harris, "High-Efficiency Thin Film Nano-Structured Multi-Junction Solar Cells", 9th Annual GCEP Research Symposium, Stanford University, October 9, 2013
  • Yangsen Kang, Dong Liang, Yijie Huo, Anjia Gu, Shuang Li, Yusi Chen, James Harris, "Design and Fabrication of Nano-pyramid GaAs Solar Cell" 39th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), Tampa, FL, June 21, 2013J. S. Harris, "New Materials and High Efficiency Solar Cells", Peking University Photonics Summer School, Beijing, China, July 19, 2013
  • J. S. Harris, "Quest for High Efficiency Solar Cells and Lessons Learned Over a Career", Stanford Student OSA Chapter SUPR Retreat, Sonoma, CA, April 13, 2013
  • Yangsen Kang, Dong Liang, Yijie Huo, Saahil Mehra, M. Greyson Christoforo, Yusi Chen, Kai Zang, Melany Sponseller, Geraldine Baniqued1, William Yu, Alberto Salleo, James S. Harris, "Efficiency Enhancement in GaAs Solar Cells Using Spray-coated ZnO Nanoparticle Thin Films", 2013 MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 4, 2013
  • J. S. Harris, "Materials Challenges for High Efficiency Multi-Junction Solar Cells", RCAST University of Tokyo Seminar, January 23, 2013
  • J. S. Harris, "Development of Dilute Nitride Materials and High Efficiency Multi-junction Solar Cells", Innovative PV Symposium, Tsukuba University, Japan, January 22, 2013 (invited)

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