Optical Nanostructures and Advanced Materials for Photovoltaics (PV)

Invited Speakers

Nanoscale Materials for Thin Film Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Solar Cells, Erik Ahlswede, Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Photovoltaic Light Management with Ordered and Disordered Metal and Dielectric Nanostructures, Harry Atwater, California Institute of Technology, USA
Dielectric Optical Antenna Solar Superabsorbers, Linyou Cao, North Carolina State University, USA
To Be Announced, Andrea Ferrari, University of Cambridge, UK
Optics and Device Performance - a trade-off, Franz-Josef Haug, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Inorganic passivation and doping control in colloidal quantum dot photovoltaics, Sjoerd Hoogland, University of Toronto, Canada
Plasmon-induced Enhancement and Spectral Modification of Absorption in Si Nanowire Array, Dong-Wook Kim, Ewha Womans University, Republic of Korea
Photochemical Upconversion Applied to Organic and Thin Film Silicon Solar Cells, Klaus Lips, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, USA
Integration of Periodic Optical Nanostructures in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells: Towards Efficient and Transparent Cells, Hernan Miguez, CSIC, Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Sevilla, Spain

Enhanced Multijunction Cell and System Conversion Efficiency through Heterogeneous Microsystem Integration Techniques, Gregory Nielson, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
Plasmonic Reflection-Grating Back Contacts for Light Trapping in Thin-Film Silicon Solar Cells, Ulrich Paetzold, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Germany
Multishell Nanowires for Next-Generation Photovoltaics, Hong-Gyu Park, Korea University, Republic of Korea
Photonic Crystals and Optical Mode Engineering for Thin Film Photovoltaics, Christian Seassal, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France
Towards Low-cost >15% Efficient Film c-Si Solar Cells: Progress & Challenges, Charles Teplin, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
Gold Nanoparticle-enhanced Upconversion in Erbium Ions, Gero Von Plessen, Rheinish Westfalische Tech Hoch Aachen, USA