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Christophe Ballif

Christophe Ballif

Journal Articles

2015

Terheiden, B., T. Ballmann, R. Horbelt, Y. Schiele, S. Seren, J. Ebser, G. Hahn, V. Mertens, M. B. Koentopp, M. Scherff, J. W. Muller, Z. C. Holman, A. Descoeudres, S. de Wolf, S. M. de Nicolas, J. Geissbuehler, C. Ballif, B. Weber, P. Saint-Cast, M. Rauer, C. Schmiga, S. W. Glunz, D. J. Morrison, S. Devenport, D. Antonelli, C. Busto, F. Grasso, F. Ferrazza, E. Tonelli and W. Oswald. 2015. Manufacturing 100-μm-thick silicon solar cells with efficiencies greater than 20% in a pilot production line. Physica Status Solidi (A): Applications and Materials Science 212(1):13-24. DOI: 10.1002/pssa.201431241. (link )

2014

Deceglie, M. G., H. S. Emmer, Z. C. Holman, A. Descoeudres, S. de Wolf, C. Ballif and H. Atwater. 2014. Scanning laser-beam-induced current measurements of lateral transport near junction defects in silicon heterojunction solar cells. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 4(1):154-159. DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2013.2289353. (link )

Holman, Z. C., M. Filipic, B. Lipovsek, S. de Wolf, F. Smole, M. Topic and C. Ballif. 2014. Parasitic absorption in the rear reflector of a silicon solar cell: Simulation and measurement of the sub-bandgap reflectance for common dielectric/metal reflectors. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 120(Part A):426-430. DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2013.06.024. (link )

Seif, J. P., A. Descoeudres, M. Filipic, F. Smole, M. Topic, Z. C. Holman, S. de Wolf and C. Ballif. 2014. Amorphous silicon oxide window layers for high-efficiency silicon heterojunction solar cells. Journal of Applied Physics 115:024502. DOI: 10.1063/1.4861404. (link )

2013

Barraud, L., Z. C. Holman, N. Badel, P. Reiss, A. Descoeudres, S. de Wolf and C. Ballif. 2013. Hydrogen-doped indium oxide/indium tin oxide bilayers for high-efficiency silicon heterojunction solar cells. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 115(August):151-156. DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2013.03.024. (link )

Descoeudres, A., Z. C. Holman, L. Barraud, S. Morel, S. de Wolf and C. Ballif. 2013. >21% efficient silicon heterojunction solar cells on n- and p-type wafers compared. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 3(1):83-89. DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2012.2209407. (link )

Filipic, M., Z. C. Holman, F. Smole, S. de Wolf, C. Ballif and M. Topic. 2013. Analysis of lateral transport through the inversion layer in amorphous silicon/crystalline silicon heterojunction solar cells. Journal of Applied Physics 114:074504. DOI: 10.1063/1.4818709. (link )

Holman, Z. C., S. de Wolf and C. Ballif. 2013. Improving metal reflectors by suppressing surface plasmon polaritons: A priori calculation of the internal reflectance of a solar cell. Light: Science & Applications 2:e106. DOI: 10.1038/lsa.2013.62. (link )

Holman, Z. C., A. Descoeudres, S. de Wolf and C. Ballif. 2013. Record infrared internal quantum efficiency in silicon heterojunction solar cells with dielectric/metal rear reflectors. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 3(4):1243-1249. DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2013.2276484. (link )

Holman, Z. C., M. Filipic, A. Descoeudres, S. de Wolf, F. Smole, M. Topic and C. Ballif. 2013. Infrared light management in high-efficiency silicon heterojunction and rear-passivated solar cells. Journal of Applied Physics 113:013107. DOI: 10.1063/1.4772975. (link )

2012

de Wolf, S., A. Descoeudres, Z. C. Holman and C. Ballif. 2012. High-efficiency silicon heterojunction solar cells: A review. Green 2(1):7-24. DOI: 10.1515/green-2011-0018. (link )

Demaurex, B., S. de Wolf, A. Descoeudres, Z. C. Holman and C. Ballif. 2012. Damage at hydrogenated amorphous/crystalline silicon interfaces by indium tin oxide overlayer sputtering. Applied Physics Letters 101:171604. DOI: 10.1063/1.4764529. (link )

Holman, Z. C., A. Descoeudres, L. Barraud, F. Zicarelli Fernandez, J. P. Seif, S. de Wolf and C. Ballif. 2012. Current losses at the front of silicon heterojunction solar cells. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 2(1):7-15. DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2011.2174967. (link )

2011

Descoeudres, A., L. Barraud, S. de Wolf, B. Strahm, D. Lachenal, C. Guerin, Z. C. Holman, F. Zicarelli, B. Demaurex, J. Seif, J. Holovsky and C. Ballif. 2011. Improved amorphous/crystalline silicon interface passivation by hydrogen plasma treatment. Applied Physics Letters 99:123506. DOI: 10.1063/1.3641899. (link )

Book Chapters

2014

Ballif, C., A. Descoeudres, Z. C. Holman and S. de Wolf. 2014. Amorphous silicon/crystalline silicon heterjunction solar cells. In: Willeke, G. and E. Weber eds., Advances in Photovoltaics: Part 3. Elsevier. ISBN: 978-0-12-388417-6.