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Title: Workshop on Basic Research Opportunities in Photovoltaics

Abstract

The Basic Research Opportunities in Photovoltaics Workshop was held on May 3, 1999, in Seattle, Washington, in conjunction with the 195th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society. The workshop was structured into eight topics. Each topic area opened with a presentation in which the participants were asked to address the following: a brief introduction of the area of research; key research issues that were identified in an earlier workshop in 1992; what fundamental research has been done since then or is currently being done to address those issues; what are the research issues that are still relevant in light of advances made since the first workshop; identification of new fundamental research opportunities that will lead to important advances and innovations; and identification of significant commonalities and common research issues that have a cross-cutting impact, such as logically exist in silicon-based thin films, II-VI, and related materials. The topic areas discussed included amorphous and microcrystalline silicon, crystalline silicon, cadmium telluride, copper indium diselenide; III-V materials; novel materials and energy conversion approaches, semiconducting oxides, and characterization. After the meeting, participants in each working topic continued discussions by electronic means, completing journal articles that are to be published as a separate section in themore » ECS Proceedings of the ''PV for the 21st Century'' Symposium.« less

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab., Golden, CO (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy (US)
OSTI Identifier:
12188
Report Number(s):
NREL/BK-590-26952
TRN: US200312%%168
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-99GO10337
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Supercedes report DE00012188; PBD: 25 Aug 1999; PBD: 25 Aug 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; CADMIUM TELLURIDES; COPPER; ENERGY CONVERSION; INDIUM; OXIDES; SILICON; THIN FILMS; WASHINGTON; BASIC RESEARCH; AMORPHOUS SILICON; MICRO-CRYSTALLINE SILICON; PHOTOVOLTAICS; CRYSTALLIINE SILICON; CADMIUM TELLURIDE; COPPER INDIUM DISELENIDE; III-V MATERIALS; NOVEL MATERIALS; SEMICONDUCTING OXIDES; CHARACTERIZATION

Citation Formats

Benner, J., McConnell, R., and Deb, S., Editors. Workshop on Basic Research Opportunities in Photovoltaics. United States: N. p., 1999. Web. doi:10.2172/12188.
Benner, J., McConnell, R., & Deb, S., Editors. Workshop on Basic Research Opportunities in Photovoltaics. United States. doi:10.2172/12188.
Benner, J., McConnell, R., and Deb, S., Editors. Wed . "Workshop on Basic Research Opportunities in Photovoltaics". United States. doi:10.2172/12188. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/12188.
@article{osti_12188,
title = {Workshop on Basic Research Opportunities in Photovoltaics},
author = {Benner, J. and McConnell, R. and Deb, S., Editors},
abstractNote = {The Basic Research Opportunities in Photovoltaics Workshop was held on May 3, 1999, in Seattle, Washington, in conjunction with the 195th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society. The workshop was structured into eight topics. Each topic area opened with a presentation in which the participants were asked to address the following: a brief introduction of the area of research; key research issues that were identified in an earlier workshop in 1992; what fundamental research has been done since then or is currently being done to address those issues; what are the research issues that are still relevant in light of advances made since the first workshop; identification of new fundamental research opportunities that will lead to important advances and innovations; and identification of significant commonalities and common research issues that have a cross-cutting impact, such as logically exist in silicon-based thin films, II-VI, and related materials. The topic areas discussed included amorphous and microcrystalline silicon, crystalline silicon, cadmium telluride, copper indium diselenide; III-V materials; novel materials and energy conversion approaches, semiconducting oxides, and characterization. After the meeting, participants in each working topic continued discussions by electronic means, completing journal articles that are to be published as a separate section in the ECS Proceedings of the ''PV for the 21st Century'' Symposium.},
doi = {10.2172/12188},
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place = {United States},
year = {1999},
month = {8}
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