PVSAT-13 Bangor

Advanced Magnetic Sensors Dedicated to Galvanic Current Monitoring of Power Devices in PV Inverters

P. Igic, o. Kryvchenkova, N. Jankovic

University of Swansea

Oral Presentation | April 6, 2017, 3 p.m.

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Highly Effective TiO2-x Electron Transport Layers via Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Enhanced CVD

J. L. Hodgkinson*, H. M. Yates, A. Walter, S. Nicolay

University of Salford

Oral Presentation | April 6, 2017, 11:30 a.m.

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Development of ZnO/CdS/CdTe core-shell nanorod-based solar cells with an extremely thin absorber

G. Kartopu, S. Yerci, H.E. Ünalan, V. Barrioz, P. Aurang, W. Hadibrata, Y. Qu, C. Özcan, L. Bowen, A.K. Gürlek, P. Maiello, R. Turan, and S.J.C. Irvine

Center for Solar Energy Research, Swansea University

Oral Presentation | April 7, 2017, noon

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Perovskite-silicon tandem cells utilizing a semi-transparent silver nanowire composite electrode

Adam Pockett, Sultan Zhantuarov, Harry Lakhiani, Joel Troughton, Trystan Watson, Nurlan Tokmoldin, Matthew Carnie

SPECIFIC, Swansea University

Oral Presentation | April 6, 2017, 9 a.m.

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Characterisation and optimisation of processing time for perovskite solar cells

Katherine Hooper, Joel Troughton, James McGettrick, Francesca De Rossi, and Trystan Watson

SPECIFIC, Swansea University

Oral Presentation | April 6, 2017, 11:45 a.m.

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Spray coated zinc oxide for solar cell applications

T. C. Gomes, N. Alves, J. Kettle

Bangor University, Wales, UK

Poster Presentation | April 6, 2017, 1:15 p.m.

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Tailoring Metal Halid Perovskites Through Partial Metal Substitution

M. Klug

University of Oxford

Oral Presentation | April 6, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

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The Status of Kesterite Thin Film PV

I. Forbes

University of Northumbria

Oral Presentation | April 6, 2017, 2:15 p.m.

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Uncertainty Contributions in Photocurrent Linearity Measurements of PV Devices Using a Flash Solar Similator

G. Koutsourakis

Loughborough University

Oral Presentation | April 7, 2017, 9 a.m.

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UNDERSTANDING AND CONTROLLING ELECTRON TRANSFER BETWEEN SENSITIZER AND ELECTROLYTE

Peter J. Holliman, Christopher Kershaw, Arthur Connell, Eurig W. Jones, Robert Hobbs, Rosie Anthony, Leo Furnell, James McGettrick, Dawn Geatches and Sebastien Metz

Bangor university

Oral Presentation | April 6, 2017, noon

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Fabrication of CZTS thin films via ultrasonic spray deposition

L.D.Wright, C.S.Cooper, S.Ulicna, P.Arnou, A.V. Malkov, J. M. Walls and J. W. Bowers

Loughborough University

Oral Presentation | April 5, 2017, 5:35 p.m.

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Water Vapour Transmission Rate of Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) Encapsulant with different Curing Levels

Jiang Zhu, Christina Ng, Daniel Montiel-Chicharro, Thomas R. Betts, Ralph Gottschalg

loughborough university

Poster Presentation | April 5, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

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OPTIMUM USE OF THE LOSS FACTORS MODEL (LFM) FOR IMPROVED PV PERFORMANCE MODELLING

Steve Ransome (SRCL) and Juergen Sutterlueti Gantner Instruments

Oral Presentation | Dec. 14, 2016, 5:33 p.m.

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Influence of the S amount on the Cu2ZnSnS4 absorber on thin film solar cells.

S. Mazzamuto, S. Dale, L.M. Peter, N.M. Pearsall, I. Forbes

Northumbria University

Poster Presentation | April 6, 2017, 1:15 p.m.

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Light absorption in perovskite solar cell: Fundamentals and plasmonic enhancement of infrared band absorption

Liyang Yue, Bing Yan, Matthew Attridge, Zengbo Wang

Bangor University

Oral Presentation | April 5, 2017, 6:05 p.m.

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Triple-Junction Concentrator Photovoltaic-Thermoelectric Hybrid Receivers: Robustness, Validation and Preliminary Reliability Studies

M. Rolley, T. Sweet, V. Stoichkov, G. Min

Cardiff University

Poster Presentation | April 6, 2017, 1:15 p.m.

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Improving the Efficiency and Stability of Fully-Printed Carbon-based Mesoporous Perovskite Solar Cells by Solvent Engineering

Dan Williams*, Jenny Baker, Fran de Rossi, Simone Meroni, Trystan Watson.

SPECIFIC

Poster Presentation | April 6, 2017, 1:15 p.m.

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Degradation mechanisms of perovskite solar cells based on a triple all-printable mesoporous stack

F. De Rossi, J. Baker, K. Hooper, T.M. Watson

Swansea University-SPECIFIC

Poster Presentation | April 5, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

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Reversible water catalysed CsPbI2Br perovskite phase change and device performances

Silvia Mariotti, Laurie J Phillips, Oliver S Hutter, Peter Yates and Ken Durose

University of Liverpool

Oral Presentation | April 5, 2017, 4:45 p.m.

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Plasmon-active silver nanohole films as light-catching electrodes for organic photovoltaics

Jaemin Lee and Ross. A. Hatton

University of Warwick

Poster Presentation | April 6, 2017, 1:15 p.m.

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A Simple Optical Setup for Current Mapping of Small Area PV Devices Using Different Sampling Strategies

G. Koutsourakis, M. Cashmore, S. R. G. Hall and R. Gottschalg

Loughborough University

Poster Presentation | April 5, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

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First Flight Test of a Thin Film Cadmium Telluride Solar Cell on Cover Glass in Space

D. A. Lamb, S. J. C. Irvine, C. I. Underwood and Alex Dyer

Swansea University

Oral Presentation | April 6, 2017, 11 a.m.

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Very high humidity fabrication of planar perovskite solar cells and modules

J. Troughton, K. Hooper, T. Watson

Swansea University

Oral Presentation | April 7, 2017, 10 a.m.

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Scaling Physics of Thin Film Solar Cells

P. Meredith

University of Queensland

Oral Presentation | April 6, 2017, 4:30 p.m.

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A comparison of selenisation configurations for solution processed Cu(In,Ga)(S,Se)2 solar cells

S. Uličná, P. Arnou, C. S. Cooper, L. D. Wright, A. V. Malkov, J. M. Walls and J. W. Bowers

Loughborough University

Poster Presentation | April 5, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

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Mixed dimensions silver nanowire thin, flexible, transparent and conducting electrodes with improved optical and physical properties

D. Kumar, V. Stoichkov, S. Ghosh, G.C. Smith, J. Kettle

Bangor University

Poster Presentation | April 6, 2017, 1:15 p.m.

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OPTIMUM USE OF THE LOSS FACTORS MODEL (LFM) FOR IMPROVED PV PERFORMANCE MODELLING

Steve Ransome (SRCL) and Juergen Sutterlueti (Gantner Instruments)

Oral Presentation | April 6, 2017, 11:15 a.m.

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Welcome to Bangor University

John Hughes

University of Bangor - Vice Chancellor

Oral Presentation | April 5, 2017, 1 p.m.

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Large Area Deposition of CH3NH3PbI3 Films in a Single-Step Using Aerosol-Assisted Chemical Vapour Deposition

H.M.Yates, M. Afzaal

University of Salford

Poster Presentation | April 6, 2017, 1:15 p.m.

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Uncertainty Contributions in Photocurrent Linearity Measurements of PV Devices using a Flash Solar Simulator

M. Bliss, B.V. Mihaylov, T.R. Betts, R. Gottschalg

CREST, Loughborough University

Oral Presentation | Dec. 14, 2016, 5:33 p.m.

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A Conceptual Strategy to Control the Cell Temperature in a Concentrating Photovoltaic/Thermal Roof-top System

Li W., Baig H., Paul M. C., Mallick T. K. and Knox A. R.

School of Engineering, UNiversity of Glasgow

Poster Presentation | April 6, 2017, 1:15 p.m.

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Organic solar films: From the lab to vacuum roll-to-roll manufacturing for building integrated photovoltaics

K. Walzer

Heliatek GmbH

Oral Presentation | April 5, 2017, 4 p.m.

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Stable fully printable mesoscopic perovskite solar cells

H. Han

Huazhang University

Oral Presentation | April 6, 2017, 4 p.m.

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SiGeSn as a 1.0eV component sub-cell in III-V multi-junction solar cells

Phoebe Pearce, Thomas Wilson, Andrew Johnson, Radeck Roucka, Andrew Clark, Tomos Thomas, Markus Führer, Nicholas Ekins-Daukes, Rick Hoffman Jr., David Begarney

Imperial College London

Oral Presentation | April 6, 2017, 2:45 p.m.

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Optimized organometal halide perovskite solar cell fabrication through control of nanoparticle crystal patterning

D. K. Mohamad, B. Freestone, R. C. Masters, M. Reinhardt, S. L. Canning, C. Rodenburg and D. G. Lidzey

University of Sheffield

Poster Presentation | April 6, 2017, 1:15 p.m.

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Process Development of Sublimated Cu-free CdTe Solar Cells

C. Potamialis, F. Lisco, B. Maniscalco, M. Togay, J. W. Bowers and J. M. Walls

PhD Student in CDT-PV

Poster Presentation | April 6, 2017, 1:15 p.m.

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Conference Chair Welcome

Nigel Mason

PV Consulting Ltd

Oral Presentation | April 5, 2017, 1:10 p.m.

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Understanding the Photelectron Spectroscopy of Perovskites for Photovoltaics

J. D. McGettrick, K. Hooper, A. Pockett, M. Carnie, T. Watson

Swansea University

Oral Presentation | April 5, 2017, 5:50 p.m.

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Antimony Selenide – Microstructure and Photovoltaic Devices

PJ Yates, JD Major, LJ Phillips and K Durose

University of Liverpool

Oral Presentation | April 7, 2017, 9:15 a.m.

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Influence of Spectral Variations on Photovoltaic Module Energy Rating

H. Alhusna, T.R. Betts, R. Gottschalg

Loughborough University

Oral Presentation | April 6, 2017, 10 a.m.

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MOCVD of SnS with large grains and stoichiometry control for thin film photovoltaics

A. J. Clayton, S. J. C. Irvine, P. Siderfin and C. M. E. Charbonneau

Swansea University

Poster Presentation | April 5, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

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Synthesis of single crystalline Au and Ag nanorods for plasmonic luminescent devices in PV application

A. Sethi, H. Ahmed, S. Chandra and S. J. McCormack

Dept. of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin Ireland

Oral Presentation | April 6, 2017, 10:15 a.m.

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Dye sensitized Schottky barrier devices on steel

N. Ryall, R. Crook, J. Weinstein

University of Leeds

Poster Presentation | April 5, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

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Sr4Al14O25: Eu, Dy as a potential downconverter for crystalline-silicon solar cells.

Joseph Day, S. Senthilarasu, Tapas K Mallick,

Environment and Sustainability Institute, University of Exeter

Poster Presentation | April 5, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

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A Novel Concentrated Photovoltaic- Phase Change Material (CPV-PCM) Water Heating System for Buildings in Hot Climate of UAE.

A,Hasan,A.H.Shah,H.Alnoman

United Arab Emirates University

Poster Presentation | Dec. 14, 2016, 5:33 p.m.

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Thermal Cyclic Testing of Perovskite Photovoltiac Cells.

S. Abdelbaqi1*, A. Hassan1*, A.H. Shah1.

United Arab Emirates University

Poster Presentation | Dec. 16, 2016, 11:06 p.m.

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Accelerated weathering test study of series of different “encapsulants on steel substrate” and their potential application in building integrated PV

Sanjay Ghosh, Vasil Stoickov, Luke Haponow, Jeff Kettle, Ana L. Martínez, David Gómez, Pascal Sánchez

Bangor University

Poster Presentation | April 5, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

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New mechanism in proton irradiated CdTe solar cells revealed by SCAPS modelling

S. J. C. Irvine, D. A. Lamb, C. I. Underwood and V. Barrioz

CSER

Oral Presentation | April 6, 2017, 9:45 a.m.

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Remote monitoring and failure detection for distributed small-scale PV systems

E. Koubli, D. Palmer, Paul Rowley and R. Gottschalg

Loughborough University

Oral Presentation | April 7, 2017, 9:45 a.m.

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Impact of stratospheric aerosol geoengineering on PV and CPV output

CJ Smith, JA Crook, R Crook, LS Jackson, SM Osprey, PM Forster

University of Leeds, UK

Oral Presentation | April 6, 2017, 3:15 p.m.

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Enhanced Efficiency and Stability in Tin Perovskite Photovoltaics

K. P. Marshall, M. Walker, R. I. Walton, and R. A. Hatton

University of Warwick

Oral Presentation | April 7, 2017, 12:15 p.m.

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CuSCN interlayer for high efficiency CdTe solar cells with improved back-contacts

Laurie Phillips, James Gibbon, Vin Dhanak, Ken Durose, and Jon Major

Stephenson Institute for Renewable Energy, University of Liverpool

Oral Presentation | April 6, 2017, 9:30 a.m.

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Designing the fabrication route for perovskite solar cells; from spin-coating to slot-die

T. Watson, J. Baker, J. Troughton, F. DeRossi, S. Meroni, K. Hooper, D. Williams, J. Durrant, D. Worsley, D. Burkitt, B. Smith, P. Greenwood

University of Swansea

Oral Presentation | April 6, 2017, 5 p.m.

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In-situ metrology of solar cell processing and lifetime

Peter J. Holliman, Leo Furnell, Rosie Anthony, Arthur Connell, Eurig W. Jones, Christopher P. Kershaw

Swansea University

Poster Presentation | April 6, 2017, 1:15 p.m.

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The effect of annealing time and ambient pressure on the formation of Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) thin films based on mixed powder precursors

Mehrnoush Mokhtarimehr, Ian Forbes, Nicola Pearsall

Northumbriia University

Poster Presentation | April 5, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

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Degradation analysis of Perovskite Absorber Layers and Solar Cells using Spectral Filtration, Encapsulation and Concentrated Sunlight

Vasil Stoichkov, Dr Jeff Kettle, Dr Ashwin Ambrose, Dr Iris Visoly-Fisher, Prof Eugene Katz

Bangor University

Poster Presentation | April 6, 2017, 1:15 p.m.

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Agent-based modelling of the effect of government policy on the adoption of domestic photovoltaic systems in Great Britain

Phoebe Pearce, Raphael Slade

Imperial College London

Oral Presentation | April 7, 2017, 11:45 a.m.

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Electrical Characterisation of Solution Processed Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Thin Film Solar Cells

M. Togay, A. Eeles, P. Arnou, S. Ulicna, J. M. Walls and J. W. Bowers

Loughborough University

Poster Presentation | April 6, 2017, 1:15 p.m.

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Bismuth oxyhalide compounds as light absorbing materials for solar cells

Lana Lee

University of Cambridge

Poster Presentation | Dec. 14, 2016, 5:33 p.m.

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Stability of Organic PVs

J. Kettle

University of Bangor

Oral Presentation | April 5, 2017, 1:30 p.m.

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Optimization of PV-PCM system for South-West UK climate

S. Khanna, K. S. Reddy, T. K. Mallick

Research Fellow at Penryn Campus, University of Exeter

Oral Presentation | April 6, 2017, 9:15 a.m.

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Spray-cast multilayer perovskite solar cells with an active-area of 1.5 cm2

J. E. Bishop, D. K. Mohamad, M. Stringer, K.Bass, D. G. Lidzey

University of Sheffield

Oral Presentation | April 6, 2017, 5:15 p.m.

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Outdoor degradation, performance analysis and software modelling of Organic Photovoltaics (OPVs) fixed to a building prototype

Vasil Stoichkov, Dr Jeff Kettle, Dr Tracy Sweet, Prof Eugene Katz

Bangor University

Poster Presentation | April 5, 2017, 2:30 p.m.

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Evaluation of Charge Carrier Lifetime of Thin Film Solar Cells using Transient Photovoltage Decay Measurements

V. Tsai, G. Koutsourakis, M. Bliss, T.R. Betts, R. Gottschalg

Loughborough University CDT-PV

Poster Presentation | April 5, 2017, 2:32 p.m.

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Low-T crystalline TiO2 nano-structured materials for the fabrication of lead-halide perovskite solar devices

Amrita Yasin, Anthony Lewis, Eifion Jewell, James McGettrick, Justin Searle, Joel Troughton, Trystan Watson, Dave Worsley, Cécile Charbonneau

Swansea University - Ser Cymru Solar

Poster Presentation | April 6, 2017, 1:15 p.m.

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Novel deposition method to print binder-free inks on large scale perovskite solar cell modules

S. M. P. Meroni, Y. Mouhamad, F. De Rossi, R. Escalante, J. Baker, G. Oskam, T. Watson

Swansea University

Oral Presentation | April 5, 2017, 4:30 p.m.

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Use of CdS:O and CdSe as Window Layers for CdTe Photovoltaics

T. Baines, K, Durose, J. Major

University of Liverpool

Oral Presentation | April 5, 2017, 5:20 p.m.

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Programme Chair Welcome and Notices

Alex Cole

CPI

Oral Presentation | April 5, 2017, 1:20 p.m.

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Analysis of Luminescent Solar Concentrator Performance Using a Ray Tracing Algorithm: Modeling, Optimization and Validation

M. Rafiee, S. Chandra, H. Ahmed and S. J. McCormack

Dept. of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Poster Presentation | April 6, 2017, 1:15 p.m.

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Crystalline silicon photovoltaic parameter calculation using the Levenberg-Marquardt method

F. Ghani, T. S. O’Donovan, M. Hofmann, and M. Zaglio

Heriot-Watt University

Poster Presentation | Dec. 11, 2016, 8:18 p.m.

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Net Energy Analysis of Photovoltaics: Potential, Limits and Ideas for Improvement

M. Raugei

Oxford Brookes University

Oral Presentation | April 5, 2017, 2 p.m.

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Flexible Cu2ZnSn(S,Se)4 solar cells made from nanoparticle inks

X. Xu, G. Zoppi, Y. Qu, V. Barrioz and N. S. Beattie

northumbria university

Oral Presentation | April 7, 2017, 9:30 a.m.

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Thermo-mechanical Stresses of Silicon Photovoltaic Modules

Michael Owen-Bellini, Jiang Zhu, Thomas R. Betts, Ralph Gottschalg

Loughborough University

Oral Presentation | April 5, 2017, 6:20 p.m.

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Satellite or Ground-based Irradiation Data: which is closer to reality?

D. Palmer, E.Koubli, I.R. Cole, T.R. Betts and R. Gottschalg

Loughborough University

Oral Presentation | April 7, 2017, 11:30 a.m.

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U-value calculation of CdTe thin film PV glazing using indoor characterization

HAMEED ALRASHIDI, ARITRA GHOSH, WALID ISSA, NAZMI SELLAMI, SUNDARAM SENTHILARASU, TOWNLEY STUART, MALLICK TAPAS

Poster Presentation | April 6, 2017, 1:15 p.m.

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