TechConnect World 2017
National SBIR/STTR Conference National Innovation Summit & Showcase Nanotech 2017

Solar Technologies

Solar Technologies

Key Speakers

James ZahlerSolar Energy Technology at ARPA-E
James Zahler
Solar Generation and Data Communications Technologies, ARPA-E, U.S. Department of Energy

Harald AdeWavelength-selective PV for integration with greenhouses
Harald Ade
Professor, Physics Department, North Carolina State University

Christian HoepfnerBuilding Integrated Solar – Pathways to Ubiquitous Power Generation
Christian Hoepfner
Center Director, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems


Symposium Sessions

Tuesday May 16

10:30Building Integrated Solar
1:30Solar Technologies & Materials
Solar Technologies & Materials: Posters

Symposium Program

Tuesday May 16

10:30Building Integrated SolarPotomac 6
Session chair: Jan Kosny, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems CSE, US
10:30Building Integrated Solar – Pathways to Ubiquitous Power Generation (invited presentation)
C. Hoepfner, Fraunhofer CSE, US
10:55Solar battery program in Austria - innovative solutions for increasing solar coverage, vol. 2: pp. 78-81
C. Egger, OO Energiesparverband, AT
11:15Semi-transparent, Wavelength-selective Polymer Solar Cells for Greenhouse Integration. (invited presentation)
H. Ade, B.T. O’Connor, H. Sedoroff, W. You, North Carolina State University, US
11:40Infield output of a new solar-thermal façade with increased architectural acceptance, vol. 2: pp. 62-65
I. Visa, M. Moldovan, M. Comsit, A. Duta, Transilvania University of Brasov, RO
12:00Efficient Semitransparent Perovskite Solar Cells with Graphene Electrodes
P. You, Z. Liu, Q. Tai, S. Liu, F. Yan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
1:30Solar Technologies & MaterialsPotomac 6
Session chair: Christian Hoepfner, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems, US
1:30Solar Energy Technology at ARPA-E (invited presentation)
J. Zahler, U.S. Department of Energy, US
1:55Next Generation Photovoltaic Devices Leveraging Restricted Angular Emissions, vol. 2: pp. 33-36
R.E. Welser, A.K. Sood, N.K. Dhar, Magnolia Optical Technologies, Inc., US
2:20Nanoscale charge transport properties of perovskite solar cells with WSe2 flakes as protective layer for stable performance, vol. 2: pp. 37-40
N. Adhikari, A. Bandyopadhyay, A.B. Kaul, The University of Texas, US
2:40Nanocomposite Coatings for high-stability Perovskite Solar Cells
J. Dagdelen, K. Zhu, Z. Ma, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, US
3:00Harvesting light energy with optical rectennas, vol. 2: pp. 45-48
C. Reynaud, D. Duché, U. Palanchoke, F-X. Dang, L. Patrone, J. Le Rouzo, L. Escoubas, C. Gourgon, A. Charaï, C. Alfonso, O. Margeat, J. Ackermann, S. Balaban, J-J. Simon, Aix Marseille University, FR
3:20Performances Enhancement of Thin Si Film Photovoltaic (PV) Devices by incorporating Ag Nanoparticles (Ag NPs)
P. Yu, P.S. Pokam, T. Pingault, J-P. Blondeau, E. Ntsoenzok, C. Andreazza, J. Roussel, P. Dutheil, A-L. Thomann, A. Caillard, E. Mustapha, J. Meot, E. Millon, P. Andreazza, CNRS CEMHTI, FR
Solar Technologies & Materials: PostersExpo Hall D & E
Fabrication and Characterization of TiO2 /ZnO Nanofibers from PVAc Electrospun Microfiber for Renewable Energy Application, vol. 2: pp. 53-57
S.M. Camargo Silva, E. Muñoz-Prieto, E. Gomez-Pachon, R. Vera-Graziano, Universidad Pedagogica y Tecnológica de colombia and Instituto de Investigaciones en Materiales, UNAM, CO
Evaluation of factory infrastructure for next-generation PV manufacturing, vol. 2: pp. 58-61
A. Halbe, D. Yeaman, M+W Group, US
Characteristic Fluctuation of Gate-All-Around Silicon Nanowire MOSFETs Induced by Random Discrete Dopants from Source/Drain Extensions, vol. 4: pp. 43-46
W-L. Sung and Y. Li, National Chiao Tung University, TW
Modeling of Minibands for Si/SiC Quantum Dot Superlattice Solar Cells, vol. 2: pp. 41-44
Y-C. Tsai, M-Y. Lee, Y. Li, S. Samukawa, National Chiao Tung University, TW
Internet-of-Things Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation Testbed for Demand Response Ancillary Services, vol. 2: pp. 66-69
M. Thornton, H. Smidt, V. Schwarzer, M. Motalleb, R. Ghorbani, University of Hawaii at Manoa, US
Plasmonically Enhanced Thin-Film Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells, vol. 2: pp. 49-52
T. Sonsalla and S. Zivanovic, Louisiana Tech University, US
Toward the production of efficient solar cells with ultra-thin c-Si substrates obtained by hydrogen implantation induced delamination
S. Pokam, T. Pingault, E. Ntsoenzok, G. Regula, F. Mazen, P. Bellanger, S. Roques, A. Slaoui, T. Pingault, CNRS (National Center of Scientific Research), FR
Solar cells elaboration using thin crystalline silicon films produced by a combined exfoliation approach
T. Pingault, N. Zayyoun, P.S.P. Kuisseu, E. Ntsoenzok, J-P. Blondeau, P. Bellanger, S. Roques, A. Slaoui, A.G. Ulyashin, B. Belhorma, CNRS CEMHTI, FR

The Materials for Solar Technologies symposium focuses on innovations in materials and materials manufacturing with emphasis on commercially viable research and development efforts. This event, now in its 11th year, provides a unique opportunity to discuss and highlight new materials and approaches, and to discuss technical solutions to integration challenges for technologies including next generation photovoltaics, solar thermal, direct solar fuels, efficiency advancements, and associated technology development for solar power generation.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Next Generation Photovoltaics
  • CIGS, II-VI, Thin Film Technologies
  • Crystalline Silicon
  • Organic Solar Materials
  • Amorphous, Microcrystalline & Film
  • Nanotechnology for Solar Energy Collection & Conversion
  • Advanced Manufacturing for PV
  • Direct Solar Fuels
  • Solar Thermal
  • Building Integrated Solar
  • Grid Integration
  • Other

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