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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
60 Citations (Scopus)

Design and realization of wide-band-Gap (∼ 2.67 eV) InGaN p-n junction solar cell

Jampana, B. R., Melton, A. G., Jamil, M., Faleev, N. N., Opila, R. L., Ferguson, I. T. & Honsberg, C., Jan 2010, In : IEEE Electron Device Letters. 31, 1, p. 32-34 3 p., 5338010.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solar cells
Energy gap
Epilayers
Indium
Open circuit voltage

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 inverter and system efficiency

Chhabra, B., Kamada, R., Opila, R. L. & Honsberg, C., Jul 1 2010, In : Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy. 2, 4, 043105.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric wiring
Costs
Availability
Controllers

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
12 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
44 Citations (Scopus)

High effective minority carrier lifetime on silicon substrates using quinhydrone-methanol passivation

Chhabra, B., Bowden, S., Opila, R. L. & Honsberg, C., 2010, In : Applied Physics Letters. 96, 6, 063502.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

carrier lifetime
minority carriers
passivity
methyl alcohol
silicon
17 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of candidate material systems for quantum dot solar cells including the effect of strain

Dahal, S. N., Bremner, S. P. & Honsberg, C., Jun 2010, In : Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications. 18, 4, p. 233-239 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semiconductor quantum dots
Solar cells
solar cells
quantum dots
Valence bands
7 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of Sb/As soak times on the structural and optical properties of GaAsSb/GaAs interfaces

Bremner, S. P., Ghosh, K., Nataraj, L., Cloutier, S. G. & Honsberg, C., Oct 29 2010, In : Thin Solid Films. 519, 1, p. 64-68 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural properties
Optical properties
optical properties
X ray diffraction
high resolution
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
4 Citations (Scopus)

Room temperature capacitance-voltage profile and photoluminescence for delta doped InGaAs single quantum well

Ban, K. Y., Dahal, S. N., Honsberg, C., Nataraj, L., Bremner, S. P. & Cloutier, S. G., 2010, In : Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B:Nanotechnology and Microelectronics. 28, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semiconductor quantum wells
Photoluminescence
Capacitance
capacitance
Doping (additives)
34 Citations (Scopus)

Use of a GaAsSb buffer layer for the formation of small, uniform, and dense InAs quantum dots

Ban, K. Y., Bremner, S. P., Liu, G., Dahal, S. N., Dippo, P. C., Norman, A. G. & Honsberg, C., 2010, In : Applied Physics Letters. 96, 18, 183101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

buffers
quantum dots
surfactants
atomic force microscopy
photoluminescence
12 Citations (Scopus)

Variability of heterostructure type with thickness of barriers and temperature in the InAs/GaAsSb quantum dot system

Pancholi, A., Bremner, S. P., Boyle, J., Stoleru, V. G. & Honsberg, C., Jun 2010, In : Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. 94, 6, p. 1025-1030 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semiconductor quantum dots
Heterojunctions
Photoluminescence
Solar cells
Temperature
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
15 Citations (Scopus)

Controllability of the subband occupation of InAs quantum dots on a delta-doped GaAsSb barrier

Ban, K. Y., Hong, W. K., Bremner, S. P., Dahal, S. N., McFelea, H. & Honsberg, C., Jan 1 2011, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 109, 1, 014312.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

controllability
occupation
quantum dots
electrons
photoluminescence

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
11 Citations (Scopus)
Silicon
Iodine
iodine
Methanol
X ray photoelectron spectroscopy

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
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
33 Citations (Scopus)

Lateral spectrum splitting concentrator photovoltaics: Direct measurement of component and submodule efficiency

Wang, X., Waite, N., Murcia, P., Emery, K., Steiner, M., Kiamilev, F., Goossen, K., Honsberg, C. & Barnett, A., Mar 2012, In : Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications. 20, 2, p. 149-165 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

concentrators
assemblies
renewable energy
energy conversion efficiency
test stands
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
21 Citations (Scopus)

Observation of band alignment transition in InAs/GaAsSb quantum dots by photoluminescence

Ban, K. Y., Kuciauskas, D., Bremner, S. P. & Honsberg, C., May 15 2012, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 111, 10, 104302.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

alignment
quantum dots
photoluminescence
carrier lifetime
blue shift
4 Citations (Scopus)

Optical absorption dependence on composition and thickness of In xGa 1 - XN (0.05 < × < 0.22) grown on GaN/sapphire

Jampana, B. R., Weiland, C. R., Opila, R. L., Ferguson, I. T. & Honsberg, C., Sep 1 2012, In : Thin Solid Films. 520, 22, p. 6807-6812 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aluminum Oxide
Sapphire
Light absorption
sapphire
optical absorption

Realizing terawatt-scale solar electricity: Nanotechnology-enabled physical mechanisms and material properties

Honsberg, C. & Goodnick, S., 2012, IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine. 2 ed. Vol. 6. p. 6-14 9 p. 6198867

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Nanotechnology
Materials properties
Electricity
Geographical distribution
Global warming

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
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)
beads
lithography
etching
silicon dioxide
silicon
24 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of stress relaxation in GaAsSb cladding layers on quantum dot creation in InAs/GaAsSb structures grown on GaAs (001)

Bremner, S. P., Ban, K. Y., Faleev, N. N., Honsberg, C. & Smith, D., Sep 14 2013, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 114, 10, 103511.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stress relaxation
quantum dots
barrier layers
molecular beam epitaxy
wafers

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