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2021

Journal Articles

Toward Stable Monolithic Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Photovoltaics: A Six-Month Outdoor Performance Study in a Hot and Humid Climate

M. De Bastiani; E. Van Kerschaver; Q. Jeangros; A. U. Rehman; E. Aydin et al. 

Acs Energy Letters. 2021-08-13. Vol. 6, num. 8, p. 2944-2951. DOI : 10.1021/acsenergylett.1c01018.

Evaluation of secondary electron intensities for dopant profiling in ion implanted semiconductors: a correlative study combining SE, SIMS and ECV methods

C. N. S. Kumar; S. Tabean; A. Morisset; P. Wyss; M. Lehmann et al. 

Semiconductor Science And Technology. 2021-08-01. Vol. 36, num. 8, p. 085003. DOI : 10.1088/1361-6641/ac0854.

Quantification of hydrogen in nanostructured hydrogenated passivating contacts for silicon photovoltaics combining SIMS-APT-TEM: A multiscale correlative approach

S. Pal; J. Barrirero; M. Lehmann; Q. Jeangros; N. Valle et al. 

Applied Surface Science. 2021-07-30. Vol. 555, p. 149650. DOI : 10.1016/j.apsusc.2021.149650.

Passivating Polysilicon Recombination Junctions for Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells

F-J. Haug; A. Morisset; P. Wyss; M. Lehmann; A. Hessler-Wyser et al. 

physica status solidi (RRL) – Rapid Research Letters. 2021-07-15.  p. 2100272. DOI : 10.1002/pssr.202100272.

Influence of the Dopant Gas Precursor in P-Type Nanocrystalline Silicon Layers on the Performance of Front Junction Heterojunction Solar Cells

L. Antognini; V. Paratte; J. Haschke; J. Cattin; J. Dreon et al. 

Ieee Journal Of Photovoltaics. 2021-07-01. Vol. 11, num. 4, p. 944-956. DOI : 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2021.3074072.

Multimodal Microscale Imaging of Textured Perovskite-Silicon Tandem Solar Cells

E. M. Tennyson; K. Frohna; W. K. Drake; F. Sahli; T. C-J. Yang et al. 

Acs Energy Letters. 2021-06-11. Vol. 6, num. 6, p. 2293-2304. DOI : 10.1021/acsenergylett.1c00568.

Routing of Electric Vehicles With Intermediary Charging Stations: A Reinforcement Learning Approach

M. Dorokhova; C. Ballif; N. Wyrsch 

Frontiers in Big Data. 2021-05-26. Vol. 4. DOI : 10.3389/fdata.2021.586481.

Advanced method for electrical characterization of carrier-selective passivating contacts using transfer-length-method measurements under variable illumination

L-L. Senaud; P. Procel; G. Christmann; A. Descoeudres; J. Geissbühler et al. 

Journal of Applied Physics. 2021-05-21. Vol. 129, num. 19, p. 195707. DOI : 10.1063/5.0042854.

Influence of Light Soaking on Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells With Various Architectures

J. Cattin; L-L. Senaud; J. Haschke; B. Paviet-Salomon; M. Despeisse et al. 

Ieee Journal Of Photovoltaics. 2021-05-01. Vol. 11, num. 3, p. 575-583. DOI : 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2021.3065537.

Dopant-Free Bifacial Silicon Solar Cells

W. Lin; J. Dreon; S. Zhong; V. Paratte; L. Antognini et al. 

Solar Rrl. 2021-03-26. Vol. 5, num. 5, p. 202000771. DOI : 10.1002/solr.202000771.

FEEdBACk: An ICT-Based Platform to Increase Energy Efficiency through Buildings’ Consumer Engagement

F. Soares; A. Madureira; A. Pagès; A. Barbosa; A. Coelho et al. 

Energies. 2021-03-10. Vol. 14, num. 6, p. 1524. DOI : 10.3390/en14061524.

Nanoscale Study of the Hole-Selective Passivating Contacts with High Thermal Budget Using C-AFM Tomography

M. Hyvl; G. Nogay; P. Loper; F-J. Haug; Q. Jeangros et al. 

Acs Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2021-03-03. Vol. 13, num. 8, p. 9994-10000. DOI : 10.1021/acsami.0c21282.

Editorial to the proceedings of the 10th international conference on crystalline silicon photovoltaics

P. Verlinden; S. Glunz; S. Dubois; J. Poortmans; A. Weeber et al. 

Solar Energy Materials And Solar Cells. 2021-03-01. Vol. 221, p. 110887. DOI : 10.1016/j.solmat.2020.110887.

A recalculation of the efficiency limit in crystalline Si/Si tandem solar cells

F-J. Haug; C. Ballif 

Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. 2021-02-20. Vol. 224, p. 111008. DOI : 10.1016/j.solmat.2021.111008.

Palliating the efficiency loss due to shunting in perovskite/silicon tandem solar cells through modifying the resistive properties of the recombination junction

C. Blaga; G. Christmann; M. Boccard; C. Ballif; S. Nicolay et al. 

Sustainable Energy & Fuels. 2021-02-18. Vol. 5, num. 7, p. 2036-2045. DOI : 10.1039/D1SE00030F.

Nano-emitting Heterostructures Violate Optical Reciprocity and Enable Efficient Photoluminescence in Halide-Segregated Methylammonium-Free Wide Bandgap Perovskites

P. Caprioglio; S. Caicedo-Davila; T. C-J. Yang; C. M. Wolff; F. Pena-Camargo et al. 

Acs Energy Letters. 2021-02-12. Vol. 6, num. 2, p. 419-428. DOI : 10.1021/acsenergylett.0c02270.

Transferability of the light-soaking benefits on silicon heterojunction cells to modules

J. Cattin; D. Petri; J. Geissbühler; M. Despeisse; C. Ballif et al. 

IEEE JPV. 2021. 

Implementation and understanding of p plus fired rear hole selective tunnel oxide passivating contacts enabling > 22% conversion efficiency in p-type c-Si solar cells

A. Ingenito; S. Libraro; P. Wyss; C. Allebe; M. Despeisse et al. 

Solar Energy Materials And Solar Cells. 2021-01-01. Vol. 219, p. 110809. DOI : 10.1016/j.solmat.2020.110809.

Vapor Transport Deposition of Methylammonium Iodide for Perovskite Solar Cells

F. Sahli; N. Miaz; N. Salsi; C. Bucher; A. Schafflützel et al. 

ACS Applied Energy Materials. 2021. DOI : 10.1021/acsaem.0c02999.

Industrialization of hybrid Si/III-V and translucent planar micro-tracking modules

G. Nardin; C. Dominguez; A. F. Aguilar; L. Anglade; M. Duchemin et al. 

Progress In Photovoltaics. 2021. Vol. 29, num. 7, p. 819-834. DOI : 10.1002/pip.3387.

Theses

The digitalization of energy systems: towards higher energy efficiency

M. Dorokhova / C. Ballif; N. Würsch (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2021. 

Flexibility for large-scale deployment of PV systems in low-voltage grids

J. Holweger / C. Ballif; N. Würsch (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2021. 

Towards Single Photon Detection with Amorphous Silicon Based Microchannel Plates

J. C. I. Löffler / C. Ballif; N. Würsch (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2021. 

Working Papers

Ammonia-assisted vapour transport deposition of formamidinium salts for perovskite thin films

F. Sahli; Q. J-M. A. Guesnay; N. Salsi; L. Duchêne; C. Ballif et al. 

2021

Effects of work function and electron affinity on the performance of carrier-selective contacts in silicon solar cells using $ZnSn_{x}Ge_{1-x}N_{2}$ as a case study

D. Fébba; V. Paratte; L. Antognini; J. Dreon; J. Hurni et al. 

2021

Student Projects

Generic Occupancy Sensor

S. C. Kamal 

2021-06-11.

Cost and benefit allocation in a energy community

A. Nacer 

2021-01-26.

Calibration of electricity tariff for grid operator revenue conservation regardless of PV penetration

J. Brun 

2021-01-26.

Optimal DSO grid control for energy communities with high PV penetration and electrochemical storage

J. Dutoit 

2021-01-26.

Smart charging of electric vehicles under uncertainty

Y. Martinson 

2021-01-14.

2020

Journal Articles

Evaluating Materials Design Parameters of Hole-Selective Contacts for Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells

R. Woods-Robinson; A. N. Fioretti; J. Haschke; M. Boccard; K. A. Persson et al. 

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. 2020-12-21. Vol. 11, num. 2, p. 247-258. DOI : 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2020.3038330.

Degradation Mechanism and Stability Improvement of Dopant-Free ZnO/LiFx/Al Electron Nanocontacts in Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells

W. Lin; M. Boccard; S. Zhong; V. Paratte; Q. Jeangros et al. 

ACS Applied Nano Materials. 2020-11-09. Vol. 3, num. 11, p. 11391–11398. DOI : 10.1021/acsanm.0c02475.

Spectrally Selective Mid-Wave Infrared Detection Using Fabry-Perot Cavity Enhanced Black Phosphorus 2D Photodiodes

W. Yan; V. R. Shresha; Q. Jeangros; N. S. Azar; S. Balendhran et al. 

Acs Nano. 2020-10-27. Vol. 14, num. 10, p. 13645-13651. DOI : 10.1021/acsnano.0c05751.

Hole-Selective Front Contact Stack Enabling 24.1%-Efficient Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells

M. Boccard; L. Antognini; V. Paratte; J. Haschke; M. Truong et al. 

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. 2020-10-14.  p. 1-7. DOI : 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2020.3028262.

Optimization of front SiNx/ITO stacks for high-efficiency two-side contacted c-Si solar cells with co-annealed front and rear passivating contacts

F. Meyer; A. Savoy; J. J. Diaz Leon; M. Persoz; X. Niquille et al. 

Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. 2020-09-29. Vol. 219, p. 110815. DOI : 10.1016/j.solmat.2020.110815.

A Mixed-Phase SiOx Hole Selective Junction Compatible With High Temperatures Used in Industrial Solar Cell Manufacturing

P. Wyss; J. Stuckelberger; G. Nogay; J. Horzel; Q. Jeangros et al. 

Ieee Journal Of Photovoltaics. 2020-09-01. Vol. 10, num. 5, p. 1262-1269. DOI : 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2020.3006979.

Illumination-Dependent Requirements for Heterojunctions and Carrier-Selective Contacts on Silicon

B. Conrad; L. Antognini; A. P. Amalathas; M. Boccard; J. Holovsky 

Ieee Journal Of Photovoltaics. 2020-09-01. Vol. 10, num. 5, p. 1214-1225. DOI : 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2020.2998900.

Rule-based scheduling of air conditioning using occupancy forecasting

M. Dorokhova; C. Ballif; N. Wyrsch 

Energy&AI. 2020-08-31. Vol. 2, p. 100022. DOI : 10.1016/j.egyai.2020.100022.

Amorphous/Crystalline Silicon Interface Stability: Correlation between Infrared Spectroscopy and Electronic Passivation Properties

J. Holovsky; S. M. De Nicolas; S. De Wolf; C. Ballif 

Advanced Materials Interfaces. 2020-08-26. Vol. 7, num. 20, p. 2000957. DOI : 10.1002/admi.202000957.

Towards Quantitative Interpretation of Fourier-Transform Photocurrent Spectroscopy on Thin-Film Solar Cells

J. Holovský; M. Stuckelberger; T. Finsterle; B. Conrad; A. Peter Amalathas et al. 

Coatings. 2020-08-25. Vol. 10, num. 9, p. 820. DOI : 10.3390/coatings10090820.

Effects of X-rays on Perovskite Solar Cells

M. E. Stuckelberger; T. Nietzold; B. M. West; Y. Luo; X. Li et al. 

Journal Of Physical Chemistry C. 2020-08-20. Vol. 124, num. 33, p. 17949-17956. DOI : 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c04645.

Benefits of a Diversified Energy Mix for Islanded Systems

M. Cauz; L. Bloch; C. Rod; L. Perret; C. Ballif et al. 

Frontiers in Energy Research. 2020-07-22. Vol. 8, p. 147. DOI : 10.3389/fenrg.2020.00147.

Correlation of fluorescence microscopy, electron microscopy, and NanoSIMS stable isotope imaging on a single tissue section

C. Loussert-Fonta; G. Toullec; A. A. Paraecattil; Q. Jeangros; T. Krueger et al. 

Communications Biology. 2020-07-09. Vol. 3, num. 1, p. 362. DOI : 10.1038/s42003-020-1095-x.

Mitigation of Vacuum and Illumination-Induced Degradation in Perovskite Solar Cells by Structure Engineering

Y. Jiang; S-C. Yang; Q. Jeangros; S. Pisoni; T. Moser et al. 

Joule. 2020-05-20. Vol. 4, num. 5, p. 1087-1103. DOI : 10.1016/j.joule.2020.03.017.

Modeling a Thick Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Substrate for Ionizing Radiation Detectors

J. A. Davis; M. Boscardin; M. Crivellari; L. Fanò; M. Large et al. 

Frontiers in Physics. 2020-05-08. Vol. 8, p. 158. DOI : 10.3389/fphy.2020.00158.

Design Rules to Fully Benefit From Bifaciality in Two-Terminal Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells

O. Dupre; A. Tuomiranta; Q. Jeangros; M. Boccard; P-J. Alet et al. 

Ieee Journal Of Photovoltaics. 2020-05-01. Vol. 10, num. 3, p. 714-721. DOI : 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2020.2973453.

Influence of the Subcell Properties on the Fill Factor of Two-Terminal Perovskite-Silicon Tandem Solar Cells

M. Boccard; C. Ballif 

Acs Energy Letters. 2020-04-10. Vol. 5, num. 4, p. 1077-1082. DOI : 10.1021/acsenergylett.0c00156.

Hydrogenated amorphous silicon detectors for particle detection, beam flux monitoring and dosimetry in high-dose radiation environment

M. Menichelli; M. Boscardin; M. Crivellari; J. Davis; S. Dunand et al. 

Journal of Instrumentation. 2020-04-03. Vol. 15, num. 04, p. C04005-C04005. DOI : 10.1088/1748-0221/15/04/C04005.

Influence of local surface defects on the minority-carrier lifetime of passivating-contact solar cells

J. Cattin; J. Haschke; C. Ballif; M. Boccard 

Applied Physics Letters. 2020-03-17. Vol. 116, num. 11, p. 113901. DOI : 10.1063/1.5145351.

Lateral transport in silicon solar cells

J. Haschke; G. Christmann; C. Messmer; M. Bivour; M. Boccard et al. 

Journal of Applied Physics. 2020-03-16. Vol. 127, num. 11, p. 114501. DOI : 10.1063/1.5139416.

23.5%-efficient silicon heterojunction silicon solar cell using molybdenum oxide as hole-selective contact

J. Dréon; Q. Jeangros; J. Cattin; J. Haschke; L. Antognini et al. 

Nano Energy. 2020-01-03. Vol. 70, p. 104495. DOI : 10.1016/j.nanoen.2020.104495.

Dopant‐free back contacted silicon solar cells with an efficiency of 22.1%

W. Wu; W. Lin; S. Zhong; B. Paviet-Salomon; M. Despeisse et al. 

Physica Status Solidi RRL – Rapid Research Letters. 2020-01-03. Vol. 14, num. 4, p. 1900688. DOI : 10.1002/pssr.201900688.

Instability of p-i-n perovskite solar cells under reverse bias

R. Razera; D. Jacobs; F. Fu; P. Fiala; M. Dussouillez et al. 

Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 2020. Vol. 8, num. 1, p. 242-250. DOI : 10.1039/C9TA12032G.

Conference Papers

Mitigating the impact of distributed PV in a low-voltage grid using electricity tariffs

J. Holweger; L. Bloch; C. Ballif; N. Wyrsch 

2020-12-01. DOI : 10.1016/j.epsr.2020.106763.

Linking simulation and synthesis of nickel oxide hole-selective contacts for silicon heterojunction solar cells

R. Woods-Robinson; A. N. Fioretti; J. Haschke; M. Boccard; K. A. Persson et al. 

2020-01-01. 47th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), ELECTR NETWORK, Jun 15-Aug 21, 2020. p. 569-573. DOI : 10.1109/PVSC45281.2020.9300564.

Firing-Through Metallisation of PERT-Like Cells Using μc-Si(n) as Thin Rear Side Full Area Passivating Contact

P. Wyss; Q. Jeangros; J. Diaz Leon; C. Allebé; S. Nicolay et al. 

2020. EU-PVSEC 37th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, online, September 7-11, 2020. p. 206-207. DOI : 10.4229/eupvsec20202020-2bo.2.5.

Encapsulant Selection for PID Resistant Modules Made with Heterojunction Solar Cells

 

2020. 37th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Online conference, Septembre 7-11, 2020. p. 974-977. DOI : 10.4229/EUPVSEC20202020-4AV.1.8.

Optimized Module Packaging for Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells and Increased PID Resistance

O. Arriaga Arruti; L. Gnocchi; F. Lisco; A. Virtuani; C. Ballif 

2020. 37th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Online conference, Septembre 7-11, 2020. p. 789-791. DOI : 10.4229/EUPVSEC20202020-4BO.12.2.

Delamination of c-Si Module Encapsulation: Insight into Causes and Long-Term Effects

A. W. Fairbrother; L. Gnocchi; A. Virtuani; C. Ballif 

2020.  37th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Online conference, Septembre 7-11, 2020. DOI : 10.4229/EUPVSEC20202020-4AV.1.6.

Outdoor Operating Temperature of Modules in BIPV and BAPV Topologies

A. W. Fairbrother; A. Virtuani; C. Ballif 

2020. 37th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Online conference, Septembre 7-11, 2020. DOI : 10.4229/EUPVSEC20202020-6DO.13.3.

3D Detectors on Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon for particle tracking in high radiation environment

M. Menichelli; M. Boscardin; M. Crivellari; J. Davis; S. Dunand et al. 

2020.  p. 012016. DOI : 10.1088/1742-6596/1561/1/012016.

Reviews

High-Efficiency Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells: Materials, Devices and Applications

Y. Liu; Y. Li; Y. Wu; G. Yang; L. Mazzarella et al. 

Materials Science and Engineering: R: Reports. 2020-08-23. Vol. 142, p. 100579. DOI : 10.1016/j.mser.2020.100579.

Theses

Development of Highly Efficient Perovskite-on-Silicon Tandem Solar Cells

F. Sahli / C. Ballif; Q. T. Jeangros (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Optimal path to a high share of distributed PV in low-voltage distribution grids

L. B. Bloch / C. Ballif; N. Würsch (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Prediction of Photocurrent in Bifacial Photovoltaic Systems

A. M. Tuomiranta / C. Ballif; P-J. Alet (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Characterisation of Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells Beyond Standard Test Conditions

J. Cattin / C. Ballif; M. G. Boccard (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 

Reports

SCCER-FURIES – Definition of optimal control of DWH for self-consumption strategies

J. Holweger; L. Bloch; N. Wyrsch 

2020-12-18

SCCER-FURIES – Deployment recommendation for large penetration of PV and distributed storage

L. Bloch; J. Holweger; N. Wyrsch 

2020-04-03

Talks

Building Integrated Photovoltaics

E. Rey; C. Ballif 

Schlussveranstaltung “Nationales Forschungsprogramm Energie”, Gurten-Pavillon, Bern, Switzerland, January 23, 2020.

Student Projects

Harvesting the flexibility of energy communities from a DSO perspective

A. Zürcher 

2020-10-08.

Generic occupancy sensor

L. Xiaolong 

2020-06-12.

Sensitivity analysis on optimization of PV installation with thermal energy storage

D. Remmy 

2020-06-12.

Benefit and impact of energy system aggregation

N. Jouron 

2020-06-12.

2019

Journal Articles

Solar Water Splitting with Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Cell and TiC-Supported Pt Nanocluster Electrocatalyst

J. Gao; F. Sahli; C. Liu; D. Ren; X. Guo et al. 

Joule. 2019-12-18. Vol. 3, num. 12, p. 2930-2941. DOI : 10.1016/j.joule.2019.10.002.

Optimized Design of Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells for Field Operating Conditions

J. Cattin; O. Dupré; B. Aissa; J. Haschke; C. Ballif et al. 

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. 2019-11-28. Vol. 9, num. 6, p. 1541-1547. DOI : 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2019.2938449.

Contact Resistivity of the p-Type Amorphous Silicon Hole Contact in Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells

M. Leilaeioun; W. Weigand; M. Boccard; Z. J. Yu; K. Fisher et al. 

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. 2019-11-28.  p. 1-9. DOI : 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2019.2949430.

Mitigating Plasmonic Absorption Losses at Rear Electrodes in High‐Efficiency Silicon Solar Cells Using Dopant‐Free Contact Stacks

S. Zhong; J. Dreon; Q. Jeangros; E. Aydin; S. De Wolf et al. 

Advanced Functional Materials. 2019-11-20.  p. 1907840. DOI : 10.1002/adfm.201907840.

Lead Halide Residue as a Source of Light-Induced Reversible Defects in Hybrid Perovskite Layers and Solar Cells

J. Holovský; A. Peter Amalathas; L. Landová; B. Dzurňák; B. Conrad et al. 

ACS Energy Letters. 2019-11-13.  p. 3011-3017. DOI : 10.1021/acsenergylett.9b02080.

Passivation, conductivity, and selectivity in solar cell contacts: Concepts and simulations based on a unified partial-resistances framework

A. Onno; C. Chen; P. Koswatta; M. Boccard; Z. C. Holman 

Journal of Applied Physics. 2019-11-11. Vol. 126, num. 18, p. 183103. DOI : 10.1063/1.5117201.

I-2 vapor-induced degradation of formamidinium lead iodide based perovskite solar cells under heat-light soaking conditions

F. Fu; S. Pisoni; Q. Jeangros; J. Sastre-Pellicer; M. Kawecki et al. 

Energy & Environmental Science. 2019-10-01. Vol. 12, num. 10, p. 3074-3088. DOI : 10.1039/c9ee02043h.

Numerical simulations of hole carrier selective contacts in p-type c-Si solar cells

P. Procel; P. Loper; F. Crupi; C. Ballif; A. Ingenito 

Solar Energy Materials And Solar Cells. 2019-09-15. Vol. 200, p. 109937. DOI : 10.1016/j.solmat.2019.109937.

Rear-emitter silicon heterojunction solar cells with atomic layer deposited ZnO:Al serving as an alternative transparent conducting oxide to In2O3:Sn

J-P. Niemela; B. Macco; L. Barraud; A. Descoeudres; N. Badel et al. 

Solar Energy Materials And Solar Cells. 2019-09-15. Vol. 200, p. 109953. DOI : 10.1016/j.solmat.2019.109953.

Field test and electrode optimization of electrodynamic cleaning systems for solar panels

A. Faes; D. Petri; J. Champliaud; J. Geissbuehler; N. Badel et al. 

Progress In Photovoltaics. 2019-09-13. Vol. 27, num. 11, p. 1020-1033. DOI : 10.1002/pip.3176.

A method for quantitative nanoscale imaging of dopant distributions using secondary ion mass spectrometry: an application example in silicon photovoltaics

S. Eswara; A. Pshenova; E. Lentzen; G. Nogay; M. Lehmann et al. 

Mrs Communications. 2019-09-01. Vol. 9, num. 3, p. 916-923. DOI : 10.1557/mrc.2019.89.

35 years of photovoltaics: Analysis of the TISO-10-kW solar plant, lessons learnt in safety and performance-Part 2

E. Annigoni; A. Virtuani; M. Caccivio; G. Friesen; D. Chianese et al. 

Progress In Photovoltaics. 2019-09-01. Vol. 27, num. 9, p. 760-778. DOI : 10.1002/pip.3146.

Zr-doped indium oxide electrodes: Annealing and thickness effects on microstructure and carrier transport

E. Rucavado; F. Landucci; M. Doebeli; Q. Jeangros; M. Boccard et al. 

Physical Review Materials. 2019-08-29. Vol. 3, num. 8, p. 084608. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.3.084608.

Unsupervised algorithm for disaggregating low-sampling-rate electricity consumption of households

J. Holweger; M. Dorokhova; L. Bloch; C. Ballif; N. Wyrsch 

Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks. 2019-08-09. Vol. 19, p. 100244. DOI : 10.1016/j.segan.2019.100244.

Annealing of Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells: Interplay of Solar Cell and Indium Tin Oxide Properties

J. Haschke; R. Lemerle; B. Aissa; A. A. Abdallah; M. M. Kivambe et al. 

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. 2019-07-24. Vol. [Early Access], p. 1-6. DOI : 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2019.2924389.

Highly Conductive and Broadband Transparent Zr-Doped In2O3 as Front Electrode for Solar Cells (vol 8, pg 1202, 2018)

M. Morales-Masis; E. Rucavado; R. Monnard; L. Barraud; J. Holovsky et al. 

Ieee Journal Of Photovoltaics. 2019-07-01. Vol. 9, num. 4, p. 1155-1155. DOI : 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2019.2918880.

Record-Efficiency n-Type and High-Efficiency p-Type Monolike Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells with a High-Temperature Gettering Process

M. M. Kivambe; J. Haschke; J. Horzel; B. Aïssa; A. A. Abdallah et al. 

ACS Applied Energy Materials. 2019-06-20. Vol. 2, num. 7, p. 4900–4906. DOI : 10.1021/acsaem.9b00608.

Low Temperature p-type Microcrystalline Silicon as Carrier Selective Contact for Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells

A. N. Fioretti; M. Boccard; R. Monnard; C. Ballif 

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. 2019-06-11.  p. 1-8. DOI : 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2019.2917550.

Light Management: A Key Concept in High-Efficiency Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Photovoltaics

D. A. Jacobs; M. Langenhorst; F. Sahli; B. S. Richards; T. P. White et al. 

Journal Of Physical Chemistry Letters. 2019-06-06. Vol. 10, num. 11, p. 3159-3170. DOI : 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b03721.

Exploring co-sputtering of ZnO:Al and SiO2 for efficient electron-selective contacts on silicon solar cells

S. Zhong; M. Morales-Masis; M. Mews; L. Korte; Q. Jeangros et al. 

Solar Energy Materials And Solar Cells. 2019-06-01. Vol. 194, p. 67-73. DOI : 10.1016/j.solmat.2019.02.005.

Low-Temperature Screen-Printed Metallization for the Scale-Up of Two-Terminal Perovskite-Silicon Tandems

B. A. Kamino; B. Paviet-Salomon; S-J. Moon; N. Badel; J. Levrat et al. 

Acs Applied Energy Materials. 2019-05-01. Vol. 2, num. 5, p. 3815-3821. DOI : 10.1021/acsaem.9b00502.

Optimised Heat Pump Management for Increasing Photovoltaic Penetration into the Electricity Grid

C. Sánchez; L. Bloch; J. Holweger; C. Ballif; N. Wyrsch 

Energies. 2019-04-25. Vol. 12, num. 8, p. 1571. DOI : 10.3390/en12081571.

Conference Papers

Impact of advanced electricity tariff structures on the optimal design, operation and profitability of a grid-connected PV system with energy storage

L. Bloch; J. Holweger; C. Ballif; N. Wyrsch 

2019-09-27. 8th DACH+ Conference on Energy Informatics, Salzburg, September 26-27, 2019. DOI : 10.1186/s42162-019-0085-z.

Posters

Advanced tariffs for grid friendly distributed PV and storage: A case study in Rolle

L. Bloch; J. Holweger; C. Ballif; N. Wyrsch 

SCCER-FURIES Annual Conference 2019, Aarau, Switzerland, Otober 21, 2019.

Talks

Impact of advanced electricity tariff structures on the optimal design, operation and profitability of a grid-connected PV system with energy storage

L. Bloch; J. Holweger; C. Ballif; N. Wyrsch 

8th DACH+ Conference on Energy Informatics, Salzburg, September 26-27, 2019.

Student Projects

Impact of regulations on the optimal design, operation and costs of a PV installation with energy storage and heating system

C. Terrier 

2019-10-06.

A sensitivity analysis on the optimization of grid usage rule and tariff for network impact mitigation.

E. Nelissen 

2019-10-04.