Publications

M.D. Pickett

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Evolution of stresses in wafer bulks and edges during industrial solar cell processing

T. Buonassisi, S. Reitsma, R. Sweeney, M.D. Pickett, W. Huang, J. Lesniak, and M.L. Spencer
Proc. 22nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Milan, Italy (2007)

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From understanding towards engineering metal impurities in multicrystalline silicon

T. Buonassisi, A.A. Istratov, M. Heuer, M.D. Pickett, M.A. Marcus, B. Lai, S.M. Heald, and E.R. Weber
Proc. 21st European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Dresden, Germany; pp.696-699 (2006)
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Transition metal interaction and formation of intermetallic phases in multicrystalline silicon

M. Heuer, T. Buonassisi, M.A. Marcus, A.A. Istratov, M.D. Pickett, A. Minor, B. Lai, and E.R. Weber
Proc. 21st European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Dresden, Germany; pp.1105–1107 (2006)
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Metal particle evolution during solar cell processing in multicrystalline silicon

T. Buonassisi, M.D. Pickett, A.A. Istratov, E. Sauar, T.C. Lommasson, R.F. Clark, S. Narayanan, S.M. Heald, and E.R. Weber
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15th workshop on Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells & Modules: Materials and Processes, Editor: B.L.Sopori, NREL, Golden, CO, pp.174-177 (2005).

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Distinguishing the impacts of individual metal species on multicrystalline silicon performance in a multiple metal environment

T. Buonassisi, A.A. Istratov, M. Heuer, M.D. Pickett, and E.R. Weber
Proc. 20th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Barcelona, Spain (2005)
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Reducing the concentration of interstitial iron in crystalline silicon solar cells via low (≤ 500°C) temperature annealing

T. Buonassisi, M.D. Pickett, and R. Sweeney

17th workshop on Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells & Modules: Materials and Processes, Editor: B.L.Sopori, NREL, Golden, CO (2007).

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Synchrotron-based infrared spectromicroscopy of oxygen gettering by grain boundaries in multicrystalline silicon

M.D. Pickett, T. Buonassisi, A.A. Istratov, R.F. Clark, S. Narayanan, and E.R. Weber

15th workshop on Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells & Modules: Materials and Processes, Editor: B.L.Sopori, NREL, Golden, CO, pp.178-181 (2005).

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Efficiency-limiting ‘defect bands’ in string ribbon silicon: correlations between structural, impurity, and electrical properties

T. Buonassisi, G. Hahn, A.M. Gabor, J. Schischka, A.A. Istratov, M.D. Pickett, and E.R. Weber

15th workshop on Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells & Modules: Materials and Processes, Editor: B.L.Sopori, NREL, Golden, CO, pp.170-173 (2005).

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Synchrotron-based spectrally-resolved X-ray beam induced current: a technique to quantify the effect of metal-rich precipitates on minority carrier diffusion length in multicrystalline silicon

T. Buonassisi, A.A. Istratov, M.D. Pickett, M.A. Marcus, G. Hahn, S. Riepe, J. Isenberg, W. Warta, G. Willeke, T.F. Ciszek, and E.R. Weber

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Assessing the role of impurities in silicon nitride crucible lining material as a potential source of metal contamination in photovoltaic-grade ingot-cast multicrystalline silicon

T. Buonassisi, A.A. Istratov, M.D. Pickett, J. Rakotoniaina, O. Breitenstein, M.A. Marcus, S.M. Heald, and E.R. Weber

15th workshop on Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells & Modules: Materials and Processes, Editor: B.L.Sopori, NREL, Golden, CO, pp.162-165 (2005).

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EXAFS studies on Ni11.6Fe2.8Cu0.4Si27.6 precipitates in multicrystalline silicon

M. Heuer, T. Buonassisi, M.A. Marcus, A.A. Istratov, M.D. Pickett, and E.R. Weber

15th workshop on Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells & Modules: Materials and Processes, Editor: B.L.Sopori, NREL, Golden, CO, pp.158-161 (2005).

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Transition metals in silicon solar cells: sources of contamination, interactions, defect engineering

A.A. Istratov, T. Buonassisi, M. Heuer, M.D. Pickett, and E.R. Weber

15th workshop on Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells & Modules: Materials and Processes, Editor: B.L.Sopori, NREL, Golden, CO, pp.70-77 (2005).

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Evolution of stresses in wafer bulks and edges during industrial solar cell processing

T. Buonassisi, S. Reitsma, M.D. Pickett, W. Huang, J. Lesniak, and M.L. Spencer

Plenary presentation at the 22nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Milan, Italy (2007).

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