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  • A CubeSAT payload for in-situ monitoring of pentacene degradation due to atomic oxygen etching in LEO 

    Gorreta Mariné, Sergio; Pons Nin, Joan; López Rodríguez, Gema; Figueras, Eduard; Jové Casulleras, Roger; Araguz López, Carles; Via Ortega, Pol; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Domínguez Pumar, Manuel (2016-09-01)
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    This paper reports and discusses the design and ground tests of a CubeSat payload which allows to measure, in-situ and in real time, the degradation of a polymer of electronic interest due to atomic oxygen etching in LEO. ...
  • A miniaturized two axis sun sensor for attitude control of nano-satellites 

    Angulo, M.; Gras, Ana; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; López Rodríguez, Gema; Ricart Campos, Jordi; Domínguez Pumar, Manuel; Castañer Muñoz, Luis María; Quero, J.M.; Tarrida, C. L.; Reina, M. (2010-10-10)
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    This paper describes the design, fabrication, characterization, and satellite integration of a miniaturized two axis sun sensor which has been used in the attitude control system of the Spanish nano-satellite NANOSAT-1B. ...
  • An IBC solar cell for the UPC CubeSat-1 mission 

    Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; Jové Casulleras, Roger; Pedret, A; Gonzalvez, G.; López Rodríguez, Gema; Martín García, Isidro; Domínguez Pumar, Manuel; Alcubilla González, Ramón; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    In this work the fabrication and electrical characterization of interdigitated back contact IBC solar cells is shown. These solar cells have been specifically designed for a CubeSat based satellite under developement at ...
  • Base contacts and selective emitters processed by laser doping technique for p-type IBC c-Si solar cells 

    López Rodríguez, Gema; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; Martín García, Isidro; Voz Sánchez, Cristóbal; Morales Vilches, Ana Belén; Orpella García, Alberto; Alcubilla González, Ramón (2015-08-28)
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    Abstract In this work, we describe a novel fabrication process of p-type interdigitated back contact (IBC) silicon solar developed by means of laser doping and laser firing techniques. We use dielectric layers both as ...
  • Boron diffused emitters passivated with Al2O3 films 

    Masmitja Rusinyol, Gerard; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; López Rodríguez, Gema; Calle Martín, Eric; García Molina, Francisco Miguel; Martín García, Isidro; Orpella García, Alberto; Voz Sánchez, Cristóbal; Alcubilla González, Ramón (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    In this work we study the fabrication and characterization of boron diffused emitters using FZ c-Si(n) substrates. Emitter surface was passivated with Al2O3(25 nm thick) layers deposited by thermal atomic layer deposition ...
  • Células fotovoltaicas con un rendimiento del 20.5% 

    Alcubilla González, Ramón; García Molina, Francisco Miguel; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; López Rodríguez, Gema; Orpella García, Alberto; Martín García, Isidro; Colina, M.; Voz Sánchez, Cristóbal; Bermejo Broto, Sandra; Puigdollers i González, Joaquim (Grupo Acorde Comunicación (GAC), 2011-03-01)
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    Un grupo de investigadores de la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) han desarrollado un proceso de fabricación que permite obtener rendimientos de conversión fotovoltaicos del 20,5%. Esto supone una mejora sustancial ...
  • Charge trapping control in MOS capacitors 

    Domínguez Pumar, Manuel; Bheesayagari, Chenna Reddy; Gorreta Mariné, Sergio; López Rodríguez, Gema; Martín García, Isidro; Blokhina, Elena; Pons Nin, Joan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016-12-26)
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    This paper presents an active control of C-V characteristic for MOS capacitors based on Sliding Mode control and sigma-delta-modulation. The capacitance of the device at a certain voltage is measured periodically and ...
  • “Cold” process for IBC c-Si solar cells fabrication 

    López Rodríguez, Gema; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; Martín García, Isidro; Voz Sánchez, Cristóbal; Orpella García, Alberto; Alcubilla González, Ramón (Elsevier, 2016)
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  • Crystalline silicon solar cells beyond 20% efficiency 

    Alcubilla González, Ramón; García Molina, Francisco Miguel; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; López Rodríguez, Gema; Orpella García, Alberto; Martín García, Isidro; Colina, M.; Voz Sánchez, Cristóbal; Bermejo Broto, Sandra; Puigdollers i González, Joaquim (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011)
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    —This paper describes a fabrication process to obtain high efficiency c-Si cells (> 20%) based on the Laser Fired Contact Passivated Emitter Rear Cell (LFC-PERC) concept. Photovoltaic efficiencies beyond 20% have ...
  • c-Si solar cells based on laser-processed dielectric films 

    Martín García, Isidro; Colina Brito, Mónica Alejandra; Coll Valentí, Arnau; López Rodríguez, Gema; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; Orpella García, Alberto; Alcubilla González, Ramón (2014-09)
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    This paper shows an innovative and low temperature fabrication technology for crystalline silicon (c-Si) solar cells where the highly-doped regions are punctually defined through laser processed dielectric films. ...
  • DopLa solar cells with texturized front surface 

    Martín García, Isidro; Coll Valentí, Arnau; López Rodríguez, Gema; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; López González, Juan Miguel; Alcubilla González, Ramón (Elsevier, 2016)
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    In this work, we report on improving efficiency of DopLa cells fabricated on p-type substrates. This type of solar cells has all the highly-doped regions based on laser doping from dielectric films resulting in a very ...
  • Emitter formation using laser doping technique on n- and p-type c-Si substrates 

    López Rodríguez, Gema; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; Colina Brito, Mónica Alejandra; Voz Sánchez, Cristóbal; Morales Vilches, Ana Belén; Orpella García, Alberto; Alcubilla González, Ramón (2015-05-01)
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    In this work laser doping technique is used to create highly-doped regions defined in a point-like structure to form n+/p and p+/n junctions applying a pulsed Nd-YAG 1064 nm laser in the n ...
  • Fully low temperature interdigitated back-contacted c-Si(n) solar cells based on laser-doping from dielectric stacks 

    Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; López Rodríguez, Gema; Muñoz Martín, David; Martín García, Isidro; Voz Sánchez, Cristóbal; Molpeceres Alvarez, Carlos; Alcubilla González, Ramón (2017-09-01)
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    This work shows a novel fabrication process of interdigitated back-contacted c-Si(n) solar cells based on laser-doped point contacts. In this approach, all the highly-doped regions have been entirely fabricated through UV ...
  • High efficiency interdigitated back-contact c-Si solar cells 

    Calle Martín, Eric; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; López Rodríguez, Gema; Martín García, Isidro; Carrió Díaz, David; Voz Sánchez, Cristóbal; Orpella García, Alberto; Puigdollers i González, Joaquim; Alcubilla González, Ramón (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    In this work we describe a baseline fabrication process of interdigitated-back-contact c-Si(p) solar cells, which combines conventional diffusion oven stages to define base p+ and emitter n+ regions at the backside, with ...
  • IBC n-type C-Si solar cells based on laser doping processing for selective emitter and base contact formation 

    Masmitjà Rusiñol, Gerard; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; Martín García, Isidro; López Rodríguez, Gema; Voz Sánchez, Cristóbal; Alcubilla González, Ramón (2016)
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  • Interdigitated back contacted c-Si(p) solar cells with photovoltaic efficiencies beyond 22% 

    Calle Prado, Eric; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; López Rodríguez, Gema; Martín García, Isidro; Carrió, David; Masmitjà Rusiñol, Gerard; Voz Sánchez, Cristóbal; Orpella García, Alberto; Puigdollers i González, Joaquim; Alcubilla González, Ramón (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    In this work we show a baseline fabrication process of interdigitated back contacted IBC c-Si(p) solar cells, which combines conventional diffusion oven stages to define base p+ and emitter n+/n++ regions at the back side, ...
  • Interdigitated back-contacted(IBC) c-Si solar cells based on laser processed dielectric layers 

    López Rodríguez, Gema (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-12-05)
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    The goal of this thesis is the fabrication of high-efficiency interdigitated back-contact (IBC) c-Si solar cell at low temperature and low-cost manufacturing technology. This thesis proposes a new concept and at the same ...
  • Interdigitated laser-contacted solar cell on liquid-phase crystallized silicon on glass 

    Vetter, Michael; López Rodríguez, Gema; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; Martín García, Isidro; Andrä, Gudrun; Muñoz, David; Molpeceres Alvarez, Carlos (WIP Renewable Energies, 2016)
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    10 µm thick liquid-phase crystallized silicon (Si) layers on 3.2 mm Borofloat 33 glass (5cm x 5cm) are fabricated by continuous wave line focus laser (808 nm). A sputtered SiO2/SiON layer stack has been implemented as ...
  • Laser-fired contact optimization in c-Si solar cells 

    Alcubilla González, Ramón; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; Orpella García, Alberto; Martín García, Isidro; Colina, M.; López Rodríguez, Gema; Voz Sánchez, Cristóbal; Sánchez, Isabel; Molpeceres, Carlos (2011-04-15)
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    In this work we study the optimization of laser-fired contact (LFC) processing parameters, namely laser power and number of pulses, based on the electrical resistance measurement of an aluminum single LFC point. LFC process ...
  • Laser Induced Forward Transfer for front contact improvement in silicon heterojunction solar cells 

    Colina Brito, Mónica Alejandra; Morales Vilches, Ana Belén; Voz Sánchez, Cristóbal; Martín García, Isidro; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; López Rodríguez, Gema; Alcubilla González, Ramón (2015-05-01)
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    In this work the Laser Induced Forward Transfer (LIFT) technique is investigated to create n-doped regions on p-type c-Si substrates. The precursor source of LIFT consisted in a phosphorous-do ...