PVSAT-13 Bangor

Opening Session

Apr 05, 13:00 - 14:30

Chair: Nigel Mason, PV Consulting

Welcome to Bangor University

John Hughes

University of Bangor - Vice Chancellor

Oral Presentation | 13:00

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Conference Chair Welcome

Nigel Mason

PV Consulting Ltd

Oral Presentation | 13:10

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Programme Chair Welcome and Notices

Alex Cole

CPI

Oral Presentation | 13:20

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Stability of Organic PVs

J. Kettle

University of Bangor

Oral Presentation | 13:30

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

M. Raugei

Oxford Brookes University

Oral Presentation | 14:00

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Session 1

Apr 05, 16:00 - 17:05

Chair: Ken Durose, University of Liverpool

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

K. Walzer

Heliatek GmbH

Oral Presentation | 16:00

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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 | 16:30

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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 | 16:45

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Session 2

Apr 05, 17:20 - 18:40

Chair: Jeff Kettle, University of Bangor

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

T. Baines, K, Durose, J. Major

University of Liverpool

Oral Presentation | 17:20

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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 | 17:35

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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 | 17:50

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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 | 18:05

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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 | 18:20

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Session 3

Apr 06, 09:00 - 10:30

Chair: Trystan Watson, Swansea University

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 | 09:00

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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 | 09:15

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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 | 09:30

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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 | 09:45

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Influence of Spectral Variations on Photovoltaic Module Energy Rating

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

Loughborough University

Oral Presentation | 10:00

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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 | 10:15

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Session 4

Apr 06, 11:00 - 12:15

Chair: Alex Cole, PolyPhotonix Limited

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 | 11:00

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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 | 11:15

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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 | 11:30

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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 | 11:45

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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 | 12:00

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Session 5

Apr 06, 14:15 - 15:30

Chair: Dame Mary Archer, UK-ISES

The Status of Kesterite Thin Film PV

I. Forbes

University of Northumbria

Oral Presentation | 14:15

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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 | 14:45

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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 | 15:00

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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 | 15:15

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Ser Solar Symposium

Apr 06, 16:00 - 18:00

Chair: Stuart Irvine, Glyndwr University

Stable fully printable mesoscopic perovskite solar cells

H. Han

Huazhang University

Oral Presentation | 16:00

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Scaling Physics of Thin Film Solar Cells

P. Meredith

University of Queensland

Oral Presentation | 16:30

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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 | 17:00

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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 | 17:15

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Tailoring Metal Halid Perovskites Through Partial Metal Substitution

M. Klug

University of Oxford

Oral Presentation | 17:30

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Session 7

Apr 07, 09:00 - 10:30

Chair: Rolf Crook, University of Leeds

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

G. Koutsourakis

Loughborough University

Oral Presentation | 09:00

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Antimony Selenide – Microstructure and Photovoltaic Devices

PJ Yates, JD Major, LJ Phillips and K Durose

University of Liverpool

Oral Presentation | 09:15

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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 | 09:30

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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 | 09:45

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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 | 10:00

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Session 8

Apr 07, 11:00 - 13:00

Chair: Steve Ransome, SRCL

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 | 11:30

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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 | 11:45

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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 | 12:00

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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 | 12:15

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