Christiana Honsberg

Professor

  • 2808 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
1986 …2021
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Research Output 1986 2019

  • 2808 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
  • 157 Conference contribution
  • 108 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 2 Patent
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Conference contribution
2014

Ultrafast carrier relaxationprocesses in advanced concept solar cells

Goodnick, S., Honsberg, C. & Zou, Y., Nov 10 2014, Latin America Optics and Photonics Conference, LAOP 2014. Optical Society of America (OSA)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solar cells
solar cells
Thermodynamics
thermodynamics
simulation

Ultrafast carrier relaxationprocesses in advanced concept solar cells

Goodnick, S., Honsberg, C. & Zou, Y., Nov 10 2014, Latin America Optics and Photonics Conference, LAOP 2014. Optical Society of America (OSA)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solar cells
solar cells
Thermodynamics
thermodynamics
simulation

Ultrafast carrier relaxationprocesses in advanced concept solar cells

Goodnick, S., Honsberg, C. & Zou, Y., Nov 10 2014, Latin America Optics and Photonics Conference, LAOP 2014. Optical Society of America (OSA)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solar cells
solar cells
Thermodynamics
thermodynamics
simulation

Ultrafast carrier relaxation processes in advanced concept solar cells

Goodnick, S., Honsberg, C. & Zou, Y., Nov 10 2014, Latin America Optics and Photonics Conference, LAOP 2014. Optical Society of America (OSA)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Relaxation processes
Solar cells
solar cells
Thermodynamics
thermodynamics
2013
2 Citations (Scopus)

A hot carrier solar cell device model using a coupled electron phonon energy balance model

Limpert, S., Goodnick, S., Honsberg, C., Conibeer, G. & Bremner, S., 2013, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1054-1059 6 p. 6744322

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hot carriers
Energy balance
Solar cells
Electrons

Assessing the formation of misconceptions when students learn PV using current curricular tools

Nelson, K. G., Brem, S., Foster, C. H., Bowden, S., Husman, J. & Honsberg, C., 2013, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2383-2388 6 p. 6744954

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Students
Networks (circuits)

Impact of threshold energy of multiple exciton generation solar cells

Lee, J. & Honsberg, C., 2013, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1050-1053 4 p. 6744321

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Excitons
Solar cells
Quantum yield
Sun
Energy gap

Induced junction III-nitride solar cells for wide band gap solar cells: Modeling charge transport and band bending in polarized material

Williams, J. J., Ghosh, K., Faleev, N. N., Williamson, T. L. & Honsberg, C., 2013, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2144-2146 3 p. 6744898

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nitrides
Charge transfer
Solar cells
Energy gap
Heterojunctions

In-situ stage development for high-temperature X-ray nanocharacterization of defects in solar cells

Gangam, S., Jeffries, A., Fenning, D. P., Lai, B., Maser, J., Buonassisi, T., Honsberg, C. & Bertoni, M., 2013, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1394-1395 2 p. 6744404

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solar cells
X rays
Defects
Temperature
X ray microscopes

Limiting efficiency of silicon based nanostructure solar cells for multiple exciton generation

Lee, J., Goodnick, S. & Honsberg, C., 2013, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1046-1049 4 p. 6744320

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Excitons
Nanostructures
Solar cells
Silicon
Quantum yield
3 Citations (Scopus)

MBE growth of Sb-based nBn photodetectors on large diameter GaAs substrates

Lubyshev, D., Joel, M. F., Qiu, Y., Amy, W. K. L., Edwin, J. K., Jonathon, T. O., Norton, D., Nikolai, N. F. & Honsberg, C., 2013, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 8704. 870412

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Photodetector
Gallium Arsenide
Photodetectors
Molecular beam epitaxy
photometers
4 Citations (Scopus)

Non PN junction solar cells using carrier selective contacts

Bowden, S., Ghosh, K. & Honsberg, C., 2013, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 8620. 86200T

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solar Cells
Solar cells
Silicon
solar cells
Contact
2 Citations (Scopus)

Reactive ion etching surface texturing of c-Si using silica nanosphere lithography technique for solar cell application

Choi, J. Y. & Honsberg, C., 2013, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1199-1202 4 p. 6744355

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Texturing
Nanospheres
Reactive ion etching
Lithography
Solar cells
1 Citation (Scopus)

Sensitivity analysis of materials availability for terawatt PV deployment

Jeffries, A., Bowden, S., Honsberg, C. & Bertoni, M., 2013, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 3353-3356 4 p. 6745169

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sensitivity analysis
Availability
Costs
Electric wiring
Cost effectiveness

The impact of quantum yield through limiting efficiency for multiple exciton generation with intermediate band solar cells

Lee, J. & Honsberg, C., 2013, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1041-1045 5 p. 6744319

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Quantum yield
Excitons
Solar cells
Semiconductor quantum dots
Energy gap

Ultrafast carrier relaxation processes in advanced concept solar cells

Goodnick, S., Honsberg, C. & Zou, Y., 2013, Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Relaxation processes
Solar cells
solar cells
renewable energy
Thermodynamics
2012

Four stages of defect creation in epitaxial structures: High resolution x-ray diffraction and transmission electron microscopy characterization

Faleev, N. N., Honsberg, C. & Smith, D., 2012, Conference Proceedings from the International Symposium for Testing and Failure Analysis. ASM International, p. 337-346 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Crystal defects
Diffraction
Transmission electron microscopy
Epitaxial growth
X rays
3 Citations (Scopus)

Intermediate band solar cell with non-ideal band structure under AM1.5 spectrum

Bremner, S. P. & Honsberg, C., 2012, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 21-24 4 p. 6317559

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Band structure
Solar cells
Bandwidth
Energy gap
Semiconductor quantum dots

Issues in the physical measurement of the intermediate band effect

Bremner, S., Ghosh, K., Ekins-Daukes, N., Honsberg, C. & Goodnick, S., 2012, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 641-646 6 p. 6317692

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fermi level
Solar cells
Energy gap
Open circuit voltage
Short circuit currents
3 Citations (Scopus)

Limiting efficiencies over 50% using multijunction solar cells with multiple exciton generation

Lee, J. & Honsberg, C., 2012, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 62-67 6 p. 6317569

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Excitons
Quantum yield
Crystal lattices
Solar cells
Thermodynamics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling carrier relaxation in hot carrier solar cells

Goodnick, S. & Honsberg, C., 2012, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 8256. 82560W

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hot carriers
Solar Cells
Semiconductor quantum wells
Solar cells
solar cells

Reassessment of classic recombination mechanisms in silicon point contact concentrator solar cell

Herasimenka, S., Altermatt, P., Bowden, S. & Honsberg, C., 2012, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 1055-1058 4 p. 6317784

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Point contacts
Solar cells
Silicon
Open circuit voltage
Numerical models
3 Citations (Scopus)

Simulation of carrier relaxation in hot carrier solar cells

Goodnick, S., Limpert, S., Honsberg, C. & Lugli, P., 2012, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 1657-1662 6 p. 6317914

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hot carriers
Phonons
Solar cells
Lighting
Laser excitation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Theoretical analysis for intermediate band and tandem hybrid solar cell materials

Lee, J., Dahal, S. N. & Honsberg, C., 2012, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 68-72 5 p. 6317570

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solar cells
Energy gap
Thermodynamics
Conduction bands
Semiconductor quantum wells

The role of Sb compositions on the properties of InAs/GaAsSb quantum dots (QDs)

Ban, K. Y., Bremner, S. P., Kuciauskas, D., Dahal, S. N. & Honsberg, C., 2012, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 8256. 82561C

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Quantum Dots
Semiconductor quantum dots
Atomic Force Microscopy
quantum dots
Uniformity
3 Citations (Scopus)

The thermodynamic limits of tandem photovoltaic devices with intermediate band

Lee, J. & Honsberg, C., 2012, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 8256. 82560Q

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solar Cells
Thermodynamic Limit
Solar cells
solar cells
Thermodynamics
2011

Absorption coefficient for multiple-quasi fermi level system in quantum well

Ghosh, K. & Honsberg, C., 2011, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 2622-2624 3 p. 6186486

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fermi level
Semiconductor quantum wells
Electron transitions
Valence bands
Carrier concentration

Detection of the third transition of InAs/GaAsSb quantum dots

Ban, K. Y., Bremner, S. P., Kuciauskas, D., Dahal, S. N. & Honsberg, C., 2011, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 3503-3506 4 p. 6186704

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Semiconductor quantum dots
Doping (additives)
Photoluminescence
Ground state
Electrons

Effect of elastic strain on band edge alignment and position of intermediate band of isolated and coupled quantum dots

Dahal, S. N. & Honsberg, C., 2011, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 2042-2046 5 p. 6186354

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Semiconductor quantum dots
Solar cells
Organic chemicals
Energy conversion
Molecular beam epitaxy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hyrbid advanced concept solar cells

Honsberg, C., Bremner, S., Lee, J., Bailey, A. & Dahal, S., 2011, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 1903-1906 4 p. 6186323

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solar cells
Thermodynamics

Investigation of the main correlations between structural and physical propertiess of InAs quantum dots, embedded between strain-relief GaAsSb layers

Faleev, N., Ban, K. Y., Bremner, S., Smith, D. & Honsberg, C., 2011, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 474-479 6 p. 6185996

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Semiconductor quantum dots
Atoms
Crystals
Epitaxial layers
Dislocations (crystals)

Limiting efficiencies of intermediate band solar cell assisted with multiple exciton generation

Lee, J. & Honsberg, C., 2011, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 2074-2077 4 p. 6186361

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Excitons
Solar cells
Radiation
Energy gap
Thermodynamics
8 Citations (Scopus)

Optimizing educational approaches for University Photovoltaics education

Nelson, K. G., Husman, J., Brem, S. K., Honsberg, C. & Bowden, S., 2011, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 1211-1216 6 p. 6186175

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Education
Students
Curricula
Innovation
Engineers

Quantum dot materials for solar cell applications: Effects of strain-reducing and strain-compensated barriers on dot structural and optical properties

Pancholi, A., Zhang, Y. C., Boyle, J., Stoleru, V. G., Hanna, M. C., Norman, A. G., Bremner, S. & Honsberg, C., 2011, Optics InfoBase Conference Papers.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

structural analysis
Semiconductor quantum dots
Structural properties
Solar cells
Optical properties

Thermal-quantum solar cells

Bailey, A. J. & Honsberg, C., 2011, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 2036-2041 6 p. 6186353

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solar cells
Thermodynamics
Sun
Energy gap
Hot Temperature

Thermodynamic limits of hybrid photovoltaic systems using multiple junction solar cells with carrier transitions at intermediate band

Lee, J. & Honsberg, C., 2011, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 2082-2086 5 p. 6186363

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solar cells
Thermodynamics
Electron transitions
Valence bands
Conduction bands
3 Citations (Scopus)

Ultrafast carrier relaxation and nonequilibrium phonons in hot carrier solar cells

Goodnick, S. & Honsberg, C., 2011, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 2066-2070 5 p. 6186359

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hot carriers
Phonons
Semiconductor quantum wells
Solar cells
Electron-phonon interactions
2010
2 Citations (Scopus)

12.4% efficient freestanding 30μm ultra-thin silicon solar cell using a-Si/c-Si heterostructure

Chhabra, B., Opila, R. L. & Honsberg, C., 2010, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 1325-1329 5 p. 5614352

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Silicon solar cells
Heterojunctions
Solar cells
Silicon
Carrier lifetime
10 Citations (Scopus)

2D modeling of Silicon Heterojunction Interdigitated Back Contact solar cells

Herasimenka, S., Ghosh, K., Bowden, S. & Honsberg, C., 2010, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 1390-1394 5 p. 5614394

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Buffer layers
Heterojunctions
Solar cells
Silicon
1 Citation (Scopus)

Absorption coefficients of quantum dot intermediate band material with negligible valence band offsets

Dahal, S. N., Ban, K. Y. & Honsberg, C., 2010, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 1797-1799 3 p. 5615908

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Valence bands
Semiconductor quantum dots
Nanostructures
Solar cells
Electronic states

Detailed balance calculations of multiple exciton generation and Tandem Hybrid solar cells

Lee, J. & Honsberg, C., 2010, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 2932-2937 6 p. 5615913

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Excitons
Solar cells
Energy gap
Quantum yield
Sun
7 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of a Sb composition in InAs/GaAsSb for negligible valence band offset

Ban, K. Y., Kuciauskas, D., Bremnerand, S. P. & Honsberg, C., 2010, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 3306-3309 4 p. 5617048

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Valence bands
Photoluminescence
Chemical analysis
Semiconductor quantum dots
Surface active agents
3 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of charged state density at the interface between amorphous silicon and crystalline silicon by lateral conductance

Ghosh, K., Tracy, C. J., Dauksher, B., Herasimenka, S., Honsberg, C. & Bowden, S., 2010, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 2680-2683 4 p. 5617086

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Inversion layers
Amorphous silicon
Heterojunctions
Crystalline materials
Silicon

Effect of small continuous loads on system efficiency

Chhabra, B., Kamada, R., Opila, R. L. & Honsberg, C., 2010, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 2327-2331 5 p. 5614448

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Costs
Energy utilization
11 Citations (Scopus)

Explanation of the device operation principle of amorphous silicon/crystalline silicon heterojunction solar cell and role of the inversion of crystalline silicon surface

Ghosh, K., Tracy, C. J., Herasimenka, S., Honsberg, C. & Bowden, S., 2010, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 1383-1386 4 p. 5614387

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Amorphous silicon
Heterojunctions
Solar cells
Crystalline materials
Silicon
5 Citations (Scopus)

Realization OF InGaN solar cells on (111) silicon substrate

Jampana, B., Xu, T., Melton, A., Jamil, M., Opila, R., Honsberg, C. & Ferguson, I., 2010, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 457-460 4 p. 5616748

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solar cells
Silicon
Sapphire
Substrates
Epitaxial layers
2009

Crystalline perfection of epitaxial structure: Correlation with composition, thickness, and elastic strain of epitaxial layers

Jampana, B. R., Faleev, N. N., Ferguson, I. T., Opila, R. L. & Honsberg, C., 2009, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings. Vol. 1167. p. 71-76 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Epitaxial layers
Light absorption
Crystalline materials
Chemical analysis
optical absorption
1 Citation (Scopus)

High indium composition (>20%) InGaN EPI-layers on ZnO substrates for very high efficiency solar cells

Melton, A., Jampana, B., Li, N., Jamil, M., Zaidi, T., Fenwick, W., Opila, R., Honsberg, C. & Ferguson, I., 2009, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 1123-1126 4 p. 5411216

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Indium
Solar cells
Substrates
Chemical analysis
Crystal defects

High open circuit voltages on < 50 micron silicon substrates by amorphous-silicon (a-Si) and quinhydrone-methanol (QHY-ME) passivation

Chhabra, B., Honsberg, C. & Opila, R. L., 2009, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 2187-2190 4 p. 5411398

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open circuit voltage
Amorphous silicon
Passivation
Methanol
Silicon
1 Citation (Scopus)

High performance thin crystalline silicon solar cell grown on silicon-on-insulator

Murcia, C. P., Hao, R., Biegala, T., Honsberg, C. & Barnett, A., 2009, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 1137-1140 4 p. 5411219

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Silicon solar cells
Crystalline materials
Silicon
Silicon on insulator technology
Antireflection coatings