Welcome to PVSAT-15!
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Wednesday 10th April 2019
11:00: OPENING SESSION
Conference Room
Welcome Talk
Prof. Pam Thomas, Alex Cole and Rolf Crook
Transparent Electrodes for Emerging Thin Film Photovoltaics
Ross Hatton - University of Warwick
Failure and Performance of PV Modules in Use
Timothy J. Silverman - NREL
Exhibitor Introductions
Bentham Instruments
Pro-Lite Technology
Newport Spectra-Physics
PI-KEM
Poster Session A: Flash Presentations
Lunch Break (12:45 - 13:45)
13:45: POSTER SESSION A
The Courtyard
  1. Flame Assisted Chemical Vapour Deposition NiO Hole Transport Layers for Perovskite Cells (H. M. Yates et al.)
  2. Development of Next-generation Electrodeposited Solar Cells with p-type Window Layer (A. E. Alam et al.)
  3. Synthesis and Characterisation of SnS Thin Films for Perovskite Applications (G. AlZaidy et al.)
  4. Developing an Effective Activation Process for ZnTe:As Back Contact for CdTe Cells (O. Oklobia et al.)
  5. Post-deposition Annealing Effects on Antimony Selenide Based Solar Cells (N. Ahmad)
  6. Effect of Dust Formation on PV Module's Performance in Nigeria: A Preliminary Study (Y. N. Chanchangi et al.)
  7. Resilient Minigrids Using PV and Biofuels (R. Crook et al.)
  8. Uncertainty in Calibration and Characterisation of Pyranometers (F. Mariottini and T. R. Betts)
  9. Modelling of the Concentration Effect in CPV Technologies. Case of Noor Ouarzazate (S. El Aimani)
  10. Stabilising Transparent Copper Film Electrodes Using a Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Nucleation Layer (P. Bellchambers et al.)
  11. Dramatically Improving the Stability of Transparent Silver Electrodes for High Performance Organic Photovoltaics using a Molecular Monolayer (J. Lee and R. A. Hatton)
14:45: SESSION 1
Conference Room
Device Structure of High-efficiency Thin-film CdTe Solar Cells
Jim Sites - Colorado State University
All Laser Processed CdTe Monolithic Mini-modules Deposited by MOCVD
Giray Kartopu - Swansea University
The Device Physics of Perovskite Solar Cells
Piers Barnes - Imperial College London
Inverted Planar Perovskite Solar Cells Based on FTO/NiO Interfaces
Heather Yates - University of Salford
Unsing Swellable Polymer Particles to Control the Morphology and Optoelectronic Properties of Hybrid Organic-inorganic Perovskites
Brian Saunders - University of Manchester
Coffee Break (16:00 - 16:30)
16:30: SESSION 2
Conference Room
Typical Meteorological Year Versus 
Jim Sites - Colorado State University
All Laser Processed CdTe Monolithic Mini-modules Deposited by MOCVD
Giray Kartopu - Swansea University
The Device Physics of Perovskite Solar Cells
Piers Barnes - Imperial College London
Inverted Planar Perovskite Solar Cells Based on FTO/NiO Interfaces
Heather Yates - University of Salford
Unsing Swellable Polymer Particles to Control the Morphology and Optoelectronic Properties of Hybrid Organic-inorganic Perovskites
Brian Saunders - University of Manchester
Welcome Reception and Dinner (19:30)
Scarman Conference Centre