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The consortium partners have published several scientific articles related to the NextBase project. You can find the publications with details on this page.

 

 

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Profilometry of thin films on rough substrates by Raman spectroscopy
Authors: M. Ledinský, B. Paviet-Salomon, A. Vetushka, J. Geissbühler, A. Tomasi, M. Despeisse, S.D. Wolf, C. Ballif, A. Fejfar
Journal: Scientific Reports
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Limited, part of Springer Nature
Publication date: 06-12-2016
DOI: 10.1038/srep37859
Interdigitated back contact silicon heterojunction solar cells featuring an interband tunnel junction enabling simplified processing
Authors: B. Paviet-Salomon, A. Tomasi, D. Lachenal, N. Badel, G. Christmann, L. Barraud, A. Descoeudres, J. Geissbühler, A. Faes, Q. Jeangros, J. P. Seif, S. Nicolay, B. Strahm, S. De Wolf, C. Ballif and M. Despeisse
Journal: Solar Energy
Publisher: Elsevier
Publication date: 03-02-2018
DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2018.01.066
Ultra-thin nanocrystalline n-type silicon oxide front contact layers for rear-emitter silicon heterojunction solar cells
Authors: Mazzarella, L.; Morales-Vilches, A.; Korte, L.; Schlatmann, R. & Stannowski
Journal: Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells
Publisher: Elsevier
Publication date: 01-06-2018 (planned)
DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2018.01.034
Electronic structure of indium-tungsten-oxide alloys and their energy band alignment at the heterojunction to crystalline silicon
Authors: Dorothee Menzel, Mathias Mews, Bernd Rech and Lars Korte
Journal: Applied Physics Letters
Publisher: AIP Publishing
Publication date: 01-01-2018
DOI 10.1063/1.5010278
Optimized metallization for interdigitated back contact silicon heterojunction solar cells
Authors: Johann-Christoph Stang, Thijs Franssen, Jan Haschke, Mathias Mews, Agnes Merkle, Robby Peibst, Bernd Rech, Lars Korte
Journal: Solar Rapid Research Letters
Publisher: WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA
Publication date: 01-03-2017
DOI: 10.1002/solr.201700021
Aluminium metallisation for interdigitated back-contact silicon heterojunction solar cells
Authors: Johann-Christoph Stang, Jan Haschke, Mathias Mews, Agnes Merkle, Robby Peibst, Bernd Rech, Lars Korte
Journal: Japanese Journal of Applied Physics
Publisher: The Japan Society of Applied Physics
Publication date: 01-07-2017
DOI: 10.7567/JJAP.56.08MB22
ITO-free metallization for interdigitated back contact silicon heterojunction solar cells
Authors: Johann-Christoph Stang, Max-Sebastian Hendrichs, Agnes Merkle, Robby Peibst, Bernd Stannowski, Lars Korte, Bernd Rech
Journal: Energy Procedia
Publisher: Elsevier
Publication date: 01-09-2017
DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2017.2714193
Sputtered tungsten oxide as hole contact for silicon heterojunction solar cells
Authors: Mathias Mews, Antoine Lemaire, Lars Korte
Journal: IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics
Publisher: IEEE
Publication date: 27-07-2017
DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2017.2714193
Numerical simulations of IBC solar cells based on poly-Si carrier-selective passivating contacts
Authors: P. Procel, G. Yang, O. Isabella, and M. Zeman
Journal: IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics
Publisher: IEEE
Publication date: 25-01-2019
DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2019.2892527
Theoretical Evaluation of Contact Stack for High Efficiency IBC-SHJ Solar Cells
Authors: P. Procel, G. Yang, O. Isabella, and M. Zeman
Journal: Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells
Publisher: Elesvier
Publication date: 11-2018
DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2018.06.021
High-efficiency black IBC c-Si solar cells with poly-Si as carrier-selective passivating contacts
Authors: G. Yang, P. Guo, P. Procel, G. Limodio, A. Weeber, O. Isabella, and M. Zeman
Journal: Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells
Publisher: Elsevier
Publication date: 11-2018
DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2018.06.019
Poly-crystalline silicon-oxide films as carrier-selective passivating contacts for c-Si solar cells
Authors: G. Yang, P. Guo, P. Procel, A. Weeber, O. Isabella, M. Zeman
Journal: Applied Physics Letters
Publisher: AIP Publishing
Publication date: 10-05-2018
DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2017.2714193
22% efficient dopant-free interdigitated back contact silicon solar cells Authors: Weiliang Wu, Wenjie Lin, Sihua Zhong, Bertrand Paviet-Salomon, Matthieu Despeisse, Zongcun Liang, Mathieu Boccard, Hui Shen, and Christophe Ballif
Journal: AIP Conference Proceedings
Publisher:
AIP Publishing
Publication date: 10-08-2018
DOI: 10.1063/1.5049288
Nitride layer screening as carrier-selective contacts for silicon heterojunction solar cells Authors:Angela N. Fioretti, Mathieu Boccard, Adele C. Tamboli, Andriy Zakutayev, and Christophe Ballif
Journal:AIP Conference Proceedings
Publisher:AIP Publishing
Publication date: 10-08-2018
DOI:10.1063/1.5049270
Damage-free Ablation Process for Back-contacted Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells  Authors: Aryak Singh, Bugra Turan, Stefan Haas, Andreas Lambertz, Kaining Ding and Uwe Rau
Journal: JLMN-Journal of Laser Micro/Nanoengineering
Publisher:
Publication date: 29-11-2018
DOI:10.2961/jlmn.2018.03.0029
Low-Temperaturep-Type Microcrystalline Silicon as Carrier Selective Contact for Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells  Authors:Fioretti, A; Boccard, M; Monnard, R; Ballif, C.
Journal:IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics
Publisher:IEEE
Publication date:1-3-2019
DOI:10.1109/JPHOTOV.2019.2917550 
Optimization of tunnel-junction IBC solar cells based on a series resistance model  Authors:D. Lachenal, P. Papet, B. Legradic, R. Kramer, T. Kössler, L. Andreetta, N. Holm, W. Frammelsberger, D.L. Baetzner, B. Strahm, L.L. Senaud, J.W. Schüttauf, A. Descoeudres, G. Christmann, S. Nicolay, M. Despeisse, B. Paviet-Salomon, C. Ballif
Journal:Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells
Publisher: Elsevier
Publication date:29-6-2019
DOI:10.1016/j.solmat.2019.110036
Aluminium-Doped Zinc Oxide Rear Reflectors for High-Efficiency Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells  Authors:Laurie-Lou Senaud , Gabriel Christmann, Antoine Descoeudres, Jonas Geissbühler, Loris Barraud, Nicolas Badel, Christophe Allebé, Sylvain Nicolay, Matthieu Despeisse, Bertrand Paviet-Salomon , and Christophe Ballif
Journal:IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics
Publisher:IEEE
Publication date:5-8-2019
DOI:10.1109/JPHOTOV.2019.2926860
Phosphorous Catalytic‐Doping of Silicon Alloys for the Use in Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells  Authors:Yong Liu, Manuel Pomaska, Weiyuan Duan, Do Yun Kim, Malte Köhler, Uwe Breuer,and Kaining Ding
Journal: Advanced Engineering Materials
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date:25-9-2019
DOI:10.1002/adem.201900613
Exploring co-sputtering of ZnO: Al and SiO2 for efficient electron-selective contacts on silicon solar cells Authors:Sihua Zhong, Monica Morales-Masis, Mathias Mews, Lars Korte, Quentin Jeangros, Weiliang Wu, Mathieu Boccard, Christophe Ballif
Journal: Solar Energy materials and Solar cells
Publisher: Elsevier
Publication date:01-06-2019
DOI:10.1016/j.solmat.2019.02.005
Effective Passivation of Black Silicon Surfaces via PECVD Grown Conformal a-Si:H layer Authors:Engin Ozkol, Paul Procel, Yifeng Zhao, Luana Mazzarella, Rostislav Medlin, Pavol Sutta, Olindo Isabella, Miro Zeman
Journal: Physica Status Solidi (RRL) – Rapid Research Letters
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date:24-10-2019
DOI:10.1002/pssr.201900087
Aluminum-Doped Zinc Oxide as Front Electrode for Rear Emitter Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells with High Efficiency Authors:Meza, D.; Cruz, A.; Morales-Vilches, A.B.; Korte, L.; Stannowski, B.
Journal: Applied Sciences
Publisher: MDPI
Publication date:07-08-2019
DOI:doi.org/10.3390/app9050862
Simple emitter patterning of silicon heterojunction interdigitated backcontact solar cells using damage-free laser ablation Authors:Menglei Xu, Twan Bearda, Miha Filipič, Hariharsudan Sivaramakrishnan Radhakrishnan,
Ivan Gordon, Jozef Szlufcik, Jef Poortmans
Journal:
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells
Publisher: Elsevier
Publication date:01-11-2018
DOI:10.1016/j.solmat.2018.06.027
Dry etch damage in n-type crystalline silicon wafers assessed by deep-level transient spectroscopy and minority carrier lifetime Authors:Eddy Simoen, Hariharsudan Sivaramakrishnan Radhakrishnan, Md. Gius Uddin, Ivan Gordon, Jef Poortmans, Chong Wang, Wei Li
Journal:
Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B
Publisher: AVS
Publication date:13-06-2018
DOI:10.1116/1.5026529
A novel silicon heterojunction IBC process flow using partial etching of doped a‐Si:H to switch from hole contact to electron contact in situ with efficiencies close to 23% Authors:Hariharsudan Sivaramakrishnan Radhakrishnan, M.D. Gius Uddin, Menglei Xu,
Jinyoun Cho, Moustafa Ghannam,  Ivan Gordon, Jozef Szlufcik, Jef Poortmans
Journal:
Progress in Photovoltaics
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date:08-01-2019
DOI:10.1002/pip.3101
Low-temperature processes for passivation and metallization of high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells Authors: A.Descoeudres, C.Allebé, N.Badel, L.Barraud, J.Champliaud, G.Christmann, F.Debrot, A.Faes, J.Geissbühler, J.Horzel, A.Lachowicz, J.Levrat, S.Martin de Nicolas, S.Nicolay, B.Paviet-Salomon, L.-L.Senaud, C.Ballif, M.Despeisse
Journal: Solar Energy
Publisher:
Publication date:15-11-2019
DOI:10.1016/j.solener.2018.01.074