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Find information about the US-MAC Consortium's upcoming and past working group meetings and annual cadmium telluride (CdTe) workshops.

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Working Group Meetings

Upcoming Working Group Meetings

July 13, 1:30 p.m. (MT)/3:30 p.m. (ET)

Akira Nagaoka from Miyazaki University will present on "New Insight on Defect Properties in Group-V Doped CdTe Single Crystal."

Anderson Janotti from University of Delaware will present on "Group-V Dopants in CdTe Revisited."

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Past Working Group Meetings

May 18, 2022, 1:30 p.m. MT/3:30 p.m. ET

Chris Klinga and Forrest Collins of the Architectural Solar Association presented on "Barriers and Strategies of Integrating Architectural Solar—A U.S. Market Perspective."
Aaron Bates of Toledo Solar, Inc. presented on "Engineering and Design Challenges for CdTe BIPV and AIPV."

April 20, 2022, 1:30 p.m. (MT)/3:30 p.m. (ET)

A Comparison of Sputtered and Evaporated CdSeTe Thin Films
Working Group: Characterization
Presenter: Mike Walls, Loughborough University

Nm-Scale Electrical-Potential Imaging Across PV Devices: Case Study of Metastability and Degradation of
CdSeTe Devices
Working Group: Characterization
Presenter: C.S. Jiang, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

March 16, 2022

Theory of P-Type Doping and Interface Properties in Chlorinated CdSeTe
Working Group: Crosscutting
Presenters: Dmitry Krasikov and Igor Sankin of First Solar

Jan. 19, 2022

What the CdTe Community Can Learn from our Colleagues in Silicon
Working Group: Crosscutting
Leader: Randy Ellingson
Presenters: Zach Holman and Christophe Ballif

Dec. 1, 2021

Controllably Delaminating Polycrystalline and Epitaxial CdTe Structures and Devices
Working Group: Blue Sky
Leader: Matt Reese
Presenters: Deborah McGott and Yong-Hang Zhang

Sept. 15, 2021

EELS and High-Resolution X-Ray Measurement
Working Group: Characterization
Leader: Craig Perkins
Presenters: Robert Klie and Mariana Bertoni

Aug. 18, 2021

DFT Calculations of Grain Boundaries and CdTe/Te Interface
Working Group: Modeling
Leader: Randy Ellingson
Presenters: Pooja Goddard and Anthony Nicholson

July 21, 2021

Doping of CdTe
Working Group: Absorber
Leader: Mike Scarpulla
Presenter: W.S. Sampath

May 19, 2021

Band Offsets from XPS
Working Group: Characterization
Leader: Jim Sites
Presenters: Craig Perkins and Angus Rockett

April 15, 2021

Band and Fermi-level Offsets
Working Group: Back Contact
Leader: Adam Phillips
Presenters: Jim Sites and Arthur Onno

March 19, 2021

Various CdTe Doping
Working Group: Absorber
Leader: Mike Scarpulla

March 18, 2021

N-type CdTe
Working Group: Blue Sky
Leader: Jim Sites
Presenters: Yong Zhang and Chris Ferekides

Feb. 18, 2021

MgZnO Emitter Layers
Working Group: Front Contact
Leader: Matt Reese
Presenters: Ramesh Pandey, Colin Wolden, and Tursun Ablekim

Jan. 21, 2021

TRPL and Atomic-Scale Microscop
Working Group: Characterization
Leader: Craig Perkins
Presenters: Darius Kuciauskas and Robert Klie

Jan. 20, 2021

Various Factors Impacting the Back Contact
Working Group: Back Contact
Leader: Adam Phillips

Dec. 17, 2020

Absorber Fabrication
Working Group: Absorber
Leader: Mike Scarpulla
Presenter: W.S. Sampath

Annual Cadmium Telluride Device Workshops