Publications

Publications

Bakker, K., H. N. Åhman, T. Burgers, N. Barreau, A. Weeber, and M. Theelen. “Propagation mechanism of reverse bias induced defects in Cu (In, Ga) Se2 solar cells”. In: Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 205 (2020), p. 110249.

Köntges, M., A. Morlier, G. Eder, E. Fleiß, B. Kubicek, and J. Lin. “Ultraviolet Fluorescence as Assessment Tool for Photovoltaic Modules”. In: IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 10.2 (2020), pp. 616–633.

Sovetkin, E., T. Weber, E. J. Achterberg, and B. E. Pieters. “Encoder-decoder semantic segmentation models for electroluminescence images of thin-film modules”. In: IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics (2020). submitted.

Bakker, K., H. N. Åhman, K. Aantjes, N. Barreau, A. Weeber, and M. Theelen. “Material Property Changes in Defects Caused by Reverse Bias Exposure of CIGS Solar Cells”. In: IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 9.6 (2019), pp. 1868–1872.

Bakker, K., A. Weeber, and M. Theelen. “Reliability implications of partial shading on CIGS photovoltaic devices: A literature review”. In: Journal of Materials Research 34.24 (2019), pp. 3977–3987.

Halwachs, M, L Neumaier, N Vollert, L Maul, S Dimitriadis, Y Voronko, G. Eder, A Omazic, W Mühleisen, C. Hirschl, et al. “Statistical evaluation of PV system performance and failure data among different climate zones”. In: Renewable energy 139 (2019), pp. 1040–1060.

Mühleisen, W, C Hirschl, G Brantegger, L Neumaier, M Spielberger, H Sonnleitner, B Kubicek, G Újvári, R Ebner, M Schwark, et al. “Scientific and economic comparison of outdoor characterisation methods for photovoltaic power plants”. In: Renewable energy 134 (2019), pp. 321–329.

Oswald, S. M., M. Revesz, H. Trimmel, P. Weihs, S. Zamini, A. Schneider, M. Peyerl, S. Krispel, H. E. Rieder, E. Mursch-Radlgruber, et al. “Coupling of urban energy balance model with 3-D radiation model to derive human thermal (dis) comfort”. In: International journal of biometeorology 63.6 (2019), pp. 711–722.

Eder, G. C., Y. Voronko, C. Hirschl, R. Ebner, G. Újvári, and W. Mühleisen. “Non-destructive failure detection and visualization of artificially and naturally aged PV modules”. In: Energies 11.5 (2018), p. 1053.

Mühleisen, W., G. C. Eder, Y. Voronko, M. Spielberger, H. Sonnleitner, K. Knoebl, R. Ebner, G. Újvári, and C. Hirschl. “Outdoor detection and visualization of hailstorm damages of photovoltaic plants”. In: Renewable energy 118 (2018), pp. 138–145.

Revesz, M., S. M. Oswald, H. Trimmel, P. Weihs, and S. Zamini. “Potential increase of solar irradiation and its influence on PV facades inside an urban canyon by increasing the ground-albedo”. In: Solar Energy 174 (2018), pp. 7–15.

Theelen, M., K. Bakker, H. Steijvers, S. Roest, P. Hielkema, N. Barreau, and E. Haverkamp. “In Situ Monitoring of the Accelerated Performance Degradation of Solar Cells and Modules: A Case Study for Cu (In, Ga) Se2 Solar Cells”. In: JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) 140 (2018), e55897.

Assoa, Y. B., L. Mongibello, A. Carr, B. Kubicek, M. Machado, J. Merten, S. Misara, F. Roca, W. Sprenger, M. Wagner, et al. “Thermal analysis of a BIPV system by various modelling approaches”. In: Solar Energy 155 (2017), pp. 1289–1299.

Theelen, M., K. Beyeler, H. Steijvers, and N. Barreau. “Stability of CIGS solar cells under illumination with damp heat and dry heat: A comparison”. In: Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 166 (2017), pp. 262–268.

Conference Contributions

Aninat, R., K. Bakker, L. Jouard, M. Campillay, G. Gomez, and M. Theelen. “Shunting defects induced by shading on a Cd-free commercial CIGS module”. In: eMRS. oral. 2020.

Bakker, K., H. Nilsson Åhman, N. Barreau, K. Aantjes, T. Burgers, A. Weeber, and M. Theelen. “Propagation mechanism of wormlike defects in CIGS solar cells”. In: EuroCORR. oral. 2020.

Bakker, K., A. Rasia, S. Assen, B. Ben Said Aflouat, A. Weeber, and M. Theelen. “How the absorber influences the formation of reverse bias induced defects in CIGS solar cells”. In: eMRS. poster. 2020.

Bakker, K., A. Rasia, S. Assen, B. Ben Said Aflouat, A. Weeber, and M. Theelen. “How the absorber influences the formation of reverse bias induced defects in CIGS solar cells”. In: EUPVSEC. poster. 2020.

Kingma, A., D. Roosen, S. Kulkarni, M. van den Nieuwenhof, K. Bakker, P. Toonssen, and M. Theelen. “Reliability studied of rigid and flexible Cu(In,Ga)Se2 devices with thermography and luminescence techniques”. In: Photovoltaic Reliability Workshop. poster. 2020.

Mittal, A., M. Rennhofer, T. Weber, G. Újvári, E. J. Achterberg, L. Plessing, and E. Sovetkin. “Power stabilization methods on thin-film photovoltaics: a round-robin test”. In: 37th EU PVSEC. poster. 2020.

Sovetkin, E. et al. “PV-AIDED: Photovoltaic Artificial Intelligence Defect Identification (PEARL TF-PV project)”. In: 37th EU PVSEC. poster. 2020.

Theelen, M. “PEARL TF PV: An in-depth investigation on the prediction of long term performance of thin-film photovoltaic modules”. In: PEARL Cost Action workshop. invited. 2020.

Theelen, M., R. Hendrikx, N. Barreau, H. Steijvers, and A. Böttger. “The effect of damp heat — illumination exposure on CIGS solar cells: a combined XRD and electrical characterization study”. In: eMRS. poster. 2020.

Theelen, M., T. Weber, A. Kingma, R. Aninat, E.-J. Achterberg, R. Verhagen, R. van Gestel, B. Pieters, K. Bakker, A. Weeber, K. Mack, M. Riedel, B. Rau, M. Rennhofer, L. Plessing, V. Huhn, and E. Sovetkin. “Pearl TF PV: An In-Depth Investigation on the Prediction of Long Term Performance of Thin-Film Photovoltaic Modules”. In: EUPVSEC. oral. 2020.

Weber, T. “Stabilization methods for thin-film modules”. In: 10th IW-CIGSTech Workshop. poster. 2020.

Yilmaz, P., R. Aninat, G. Ott Cruz, T. Weber, J. Schmitz, and M. Theelen. “Defect Investigation by “Coring” for CIGS Solar Modules”. In: EUPVSEC. poster. 2020.

Yilmaz, P., R. Aninat, G. Ott Cruz, T. Weber, J. Schmitz, and M. Theelen. “Post-Mortem Analysis of CIGS Solar Modules failed due to Potential Induced Degradation (PID)”. In: eMRS. oral. 2020.

Bakker, K., H. Nilsson Åhman, K. Aantjes, N. Barreau, A. Weeber, and M. Theelen. “Propagation of reverse bias induced wormlike defects in CIGS solar cells”. In: IEEE 46th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference. oral. 2019.

Kingma, A., S. Kulkarni, D. Roosen-Melsen, M. van den Nieuwenhof, F. Lanfranchi, K. Bakker, M. Theelen, H. Linden, M. Koetse, and P. Toonssen. “Failure mechanisms limiting the lifetime of thin-film photovoltaic semi fabricates with alternative moisture barrier foils”. In: 2019 IEEE 46th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC). IEEE. 2019, pp. 1972–1978.

Rennhofer, M. et al. “Stabilisierungsverfahren für Harmonisierte Leistungsmessung an CZTS Modulen”. In: 34th PV-Symposium. poster. 2019.

Sovetkin, E., V. Huhn, A. Weeber, B. Rau, E. J. Achterberg, M. Rennhofer, M. Theelen, and T. Weber. “Performance and Electroluminescence Analysis on Reliability and Lifetime of Thin-Film Photovoltaics (PEARL TF-PV)”. In: 36th EU PVSEC. poster. 2019.

Theelen, M., J. Kroon, T. Weber, K. Bakker, D. Lincot, and J. Guillemoles. “Degradation mechanisms in PV”. In: EuroCORR. keynote. 2019.

Theelen, M., T. Weber, and K. Bakker. “Degradation mechanisms in CIGS solar cells and modules”. In: MRS Spring Meeting. invited. 2019.

Theelen, M. “Prediction the lifetime of thin film CIGS photovoltaics”. In: Sunday. invited. 2019.

Weber, T. et al. “Investigation of Stabilization Procedures for Power Determination of Thin-Film Modules”. In: 36th EU PVSEC. poster. 2019.

Bakker, K. et al. “Evaluation of Different Models to Describe Reverse Breakdown Characteristics of CIGS solar cells”. In: NREL PVRW. poster. 2018.

Huhn, V., A. Weeber, B. Rau, E. J. Achterberg, M. Rennhofer, M. Theelen, and T. Weber. “Performance and Electroluminescence Analysis on Reliability and Lifetime of Thin-Film Photovoltaics (PEARL TF-PV)”. In: 35th EU PVSEC. oral. 2018.

Rennhofer, M. et al. “16. Österreichischen PV-Tagung”. In: Performance Analysis and Preconditioning for CZTSSE Mini-Modules. poster. 2018.

Rennhofer, M. et al. “Performance analysis and preconditioning for CZTSSe mini-modules”. In: Integrated Photovoltaic Technical Conference. oral. 2018.

Weber, T. et al. “A Review of potential induced degradation in three Thin-Film plants”. In: Module Reliability Workshop. poster. 2018.

Weber, T. et al. “Repowering large scale assets — a successful repowering case study”. In: Intersolar Europe. oral. 2018.

Wendlandt, S. et al. “Influence of Near Field Shadowing on the Performance Ratio of Thin Film Modules”. In: 35th EU PVSEC. poster. 2018.

Bakker, K., P. César Pérez Galicia, F. Lanfranchi, C. Tzikas, A. Weeber, and M. Theelen. “Small scale CIGS Solar Cells exposed to Reverse Bias Voltages”. In: 33rd EUPVSEC. poster. 2017.

Mortazavi, S., K. Bakker, J. Carolus, M. Daenen, G. de Amorim Soares, H. Steijvers, A. Weeber, and M. Theelen. “Effect of reverse bias voltages on small scale gridded CIGS solar cells”. In: 2017 IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC). IEEE. 2017, pp. 2875–2880.

Mittal, A., T. Weber, E. J. Acterberg, and M. Rennhofer. “Harmonized power determination of thin film photovoltaics”. In: at the 17. Photovoltaik-Fachtagung & 10. Speichertagung.

Bachelor and Master Theses

Lefevre, S. “EL and PL for reliability on CIGS”. Master’s thesis. TNO, 2020.

Rehm, J. A. C. “Correlation between opto-electronically detectable defects and locally resolved crystalline properties in layered Cu(In,Ga)Se2 solar cells”. Master’s thesis. TU Berlin, 2020.

Aantjes, C. P. “Reverse Bias Induced Worm-like Defects in Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Thin-Film Solar Cells”. Master’s thesis. TNO, 2019.

Gersant-Poulain, L. “Processing and interpretation of luminescence imaging of CIGS solar cells in reliability research”. Master’s thesis. TNO, 2019.

Grieb, M. “Bewertung von Vorbehandlungsmethoden nach IEC Norm und Vorgabe der Hersteller zur Leistungsbestimmung an Dünnschicht Photovoltaikmodulen”. Bachelor thesis. PI Berlin, 2019.

Schmidt, L. “Leistungsmessung von Dünnschicht PV-Modulen im Feld und im Labor zwecks Messmethodenanalyse und deren Optimierungspotenzial”. Bachelor thesis. PI Berlin, 2019.

Ahman, H. N. “Morphology and composition of wormlike defects, occurring in CIGSe solar cells under reverse bias conditions”. Master’s thesis. TNO, 2018.

Esposito, A. “Bias Induced Degradation Mechanisms of Solar Cells under Illuminated Dry-Heat Environment”. Master’s thesis. TNO, 2018.

Hakka, F. “Bias Induced Degradation Mechanisms of CIGS Solar Cells under Illuminated Damp Heat Environment”. Master’s thesis. TNO, 2018.

Naziris, F. “Electroluminescence and Photoluminescence for Reliability research in CIGS solar cells”. Master’s thesis. TNO, 2018.

Rasia, A. “Analysis of CIGS solar cells under reverse bias conditions”. Master’s thesis. TNO, 2018.