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Nanostructured Materials for High-Efficiency Thin Film Solar Cells

Start Date: March 2008


Alberto Salleo, Yi Cui, Department of Materials Science and Engineering; Peter Peumans, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Annual Reports


  • Gaynor, W., G. F. Burkhard, M. D. McGehee, and P. Peumans. Advanced Materials (in press, 2011).
  • Gaynor, W., J.-Y. Lee and P. Peumans. “Fully solution-processed inverted polymer solar cells with laminated nanowire electrodes.” ACS Nano, Vol. 4, No.1, pp. 30-34, doi:10.1021/nn900758e (2010).
  • Kusinski, G. J., J. R. Jokisaari, R. Noriega, L. Goris, M. Donovan, A. Salleo. “Transmission electron microscopy of solution-processed intrinsic and Al-doped ZnO nanowires for transparent electrode fabrication.” Journal of Microscopy 237, 443-449 (2010).
  • Lee, J.-Y., S. T. Connor, Y. Cui and P. Peumans. “Semitransparent organic photovoltaic cells with laminated top electrode.” Nano Letters, Vol. 10 , No. 4, pp. 1276-1279, doi:10.1021/nl903892x (2010).
  • Noriega, R., J. Rivnay, L. Goris, D. Kälblein, H. Klauk, K. Kern, L. M. Thompson, A. C. Palke, J. F. Stebbins, J. R. Jokisaari, G. Kusinski, and A. Salleo. “Probing the electrical properties of highly-doped Al:ZnO nanowire ensembles.” Journal of Applied Physics 107, 074312-1-7 (2010).
  • Hu, L., H. S. Kim, J.-Y. Lee, P. Peumans and Y. Cui. “Scalable coating and properties of transparent, flexible silver nanowire electrodes.” ACS Nano (in press, 2010).
  • Weil, B. D., S. T. Connor, and Y. Cui. “CuInS2 solar cells by air-stable ink rolling.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. (In press, 2010).
  • Devan, R., M. Marinkovic, R. Noriega, S. Phadke, A. Salleo, and D. Knipp. “Light trapping in thin film silicon solar cells with periodic pyramid texture.” Optics Express 17, 23058-23065 (2009).
  • S. T. Connor, C.-M. Hsu, B.Weil, Y. Cui, “ Mechanistic Studies of CuInS2 Nanocrystal Growth”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. (in press 2009).
  • L. Goris, R. Noriega, M. Donovan, J. Jokisaari, G. Kusinski and A. Salleo, “Intrinsic and doped zinc oxide nanowires for transparent electrode fabrication via low temperature solution synthesis”, J. of Electronic Materials 38, 586 (2009).
  • Rodrigo Noriega, Jonathan Rivnay, Ludwig Goris, Daniel Kälblein, Hagen Klauk, Klaus Kern, Linda Thompson, Aaron Palke, Jonathan Stebbins, Alberto Salleo, “Probing the electrical properties of highly-doped Al:ZnO single nanowires”, submitted to Nanoletters 2009.

Updated June 2011