28th EU PVSEC Poster Award Winners

[Paris, France]

1068 posters were displayed during the conference, one more than last year in Frankfurt.

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After presenting the “Selected Highlights of the Conference” in the 28th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC 2013) Closing Session, Technical Programme Chairman Dr. Arnulf Jäger-Waldau also presided over the Award Ceremony for the best Visual Presentations. A total of eight (8) Visual Presentations or posters were awarded in five (5) of the six (6) topic areas as shown in the group photo. Dr. Jäger-Waldau said: “We had a selection in Topic 5, but unfortunately the awardee has already left the conference.

The Poster Award winners were announced in the following topic area order.

1 Material Studies, New Concepts, Ultra-High Efficiency and Space Technology
T1.1 Fundamental Material Studies

1AV.1.18
Electron Transport in Transparent Conductive Oxides for Solar Cells: Optical Modeling of PECVD and ALD ZnO
H.C.M. Knoops, B.W.H van de Loo, Y. Wu, S. Smit, M.V. Ponomarev, J.- W. Weber, W.M.M. Kessels & M. Creatore
Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

1 Material Studies, New Concepts, Ultra-High Efficiency and Space Technology
T1.3 Novel Materials and Concepts for Modules

1CV.2.22
Mechanically Stacked III-V Four Junction Solar Cells Fabricated by Advanced Bonding Using Conductive Nanoparticle Arrays
R. Oshima, K. Makita, H. Mizuno, T. Sugaya & K. Matsubara
AIST, Tsukuba, Japan

2 Wafer-Based Silicon Solar Cells and Materials Technology
T2.3 Silicon Solar Cell Characterisation and Modelling

2CV.3.46
Light-Induced Degradation of Heterojunction Silicon Solar Cells with Thin Intrinsic a-Si:H Layers
D. Deligiannis, K. Buisman, D. Zhang, R.A.C.M.M. van Swaaij & M. Zeman
Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

2 Wafer-Based Silicon Solar Cells and Materials Technology
T2.4 Manufacturing Issues and Processing

2CV.4.19
Material Limitations in Multicrystalline Silicon for High Efficiency Solar Cells
F. Schindler, B. Michl, J. Schön, W. Kwapil, W. Warta & M.C. Schubert
Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany

3 Thin Film Solar Cells
T3.1 Silicon-based Thin Film Solar Cells

3CV.1.65
Dual Gratings for Enhanced Light Trapping in Thin-film Solar Cells by a Layer-transfer Technique
C.S. Schuster, M.G. Scullion, C. Reardon & T.F. Krauss
University of York, United Kingdom
P. Kowalczewski, M. Patrini, M. Liscidini & L.C. Andreani
University of Pavia, Italy
E.R. Martins
University of St Andrews, United Kingdom
L. Lewis
Tyndall National Institute, Cork, Ireland

3 Thin Film Solar Cells
T3.3 Organic-based PV

3DV.2.48
Nb-Doped TiO2 Mesoscopic Layers for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
O. Shevaleevskiy, S. Kozlov & A. Todinova
RAS, Moscow, Russian Federation
L. Larina
KAIST, Yuseong, Republic of Korea

4 Components for PV Systems
T4.1 PV Modules

4AV.5.28
Non-Linearity of Temperature Coefficients, Equivalent Cell Temperature and Temperature Behaviour of Different PV-Module Technologies
M. Schweiger, U. Jahn, S. Michalski & W. Herrmann
TÜV Rheinland, Cologne, Germany
U. Rau
Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany

6 PV – a Major Electricity Source
T6.4 PV Globalisation, Policies and Administrative Barriers

6BV.8.8
PV Systems with Lower Environmental Impact: New Strategies and Analysis Tool
P. Arranz, M. Anzizu & X. Vallvé
Trama TecnoAmbiental, Barcelona, Spain
K. Schischke & J. Schneider
Fraunhofer IZM, Berlin, Germany
E. Den Boer
Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland

The EU PVSEC Student Awards were preannounced as shown here.

With the enhanced visual format and near instantaneous posting to the EU PVSEC website, I don’t believe a separate 28th EU PVSEC Conference Highlights post is warranted this year. So ends a Blog tradition begun seven years ago at the 21st EU PVSEC held in Dresden, Germany.

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