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The following publications with relation to CPVMatch have already been published or submitted:

  • Askins, S., Vallerotto, G., Victoria, M. et al., A Manufacturable Achromatic Fresnel Lens For CPV, IEEE 43rd Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), Portland, OR, USA, pp. 0204-0209 (2016).
  • Vallerotto, G., Askins, S., Victoria, M. et al., A Novel Achromatic Fresnel Lens for High Concentrating Photovoltaic Systems, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics, 25-27 April 2016, Freiburg, Germany, 1766, pp. 050007-1–050007-6 (2016).
  • Voarino, P., Ritou, A., Weick, C. et al., Characterization of the Influence of Temperature on Achromatic Mirrors by means of METHOD, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics, 25-27 April 2016, Freiburg, Germany, 1766, pp. 050008-1–050008-6 (2016).
  • Philipps, S., Baudrit, M., Hillerich, K. et al., CPVMatch - Concentrating Photovoltaic modules using advanced technologies and cells for highest efficiencies, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics, 25-27 April 2016, Freiburg, Germany, 1766, pp. 060002-1-060002-10 (2016).
  • Philipps, S., Baudrit, M., Hillerich, K. et al., CPVMatch - Concentrating Photovoltaic modules using advanced technologies and cells for highest efficiencies, Proceedings of the 32nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, 20-24 June 2016, Munich, Germany, pp. 1393-1398 (2016).
  • Vallerotto, G., Victoria, M., Askins, S. et al., Design and modelling of a cost-effective achromatic Fresnel lens for concentrating photovoltaics, Optics Express 24(2), Washington, D.C., USA, pp. A1245-A1256 (2016).
  • Dimroth, F., Tibbits, T., Niemeyer, M. et al., Four-Junction Wafer-Bonded Concentrator Solar Cells, IEEE Journal of Photovoltiacs 6(1), USA, pp. 343-349 (2016).
  • Askins, S., Victoria, M., Herrero, R. et al., Hybrid Dome with Total Internal Reflector as a Secondary Optical Element for CPV, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics, 25-27 April 2016, Freiburg, Germany, 1766, pp. 050002-1–050002-6 (2016).
  • Victoria, M., Askins, S., Herrero, R. et al., Measuring Primary Lens Efficiency: A proposal for Standardization, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics, 25-27 April 2016, Freiburg, Germany, 1766, pp. 120001-1–120001-6 (2016).
  • Domínguez, C., Nuñez, R., Herrero R. et al., Power rating based on two different spectroheliometers with lattice-matched (LM) and upright metamorphic (UMM) component solar cells, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics, 25-27 April 2016, Freiburg, Germany, 1766, pp. 100002-1–100002-6 (2016).
  • Steiner, M., Siefer, G., Baudrit, M. et al., Rating of CPV Modules: Results of Module Round Robins, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics, 25-27 April 2016, Freiburg, Germany, 1766, pp. 040005-1–040005-6 (2016).
  • Besson, P. McVey White, P., Dominguez, C. et al., Spectrally-resolved measurement of concentrated light distributions for Fresnel lens concentrators, Optics Express 24(2), Washington, D.C., USA, pp. A397-A407 (2016).
  • Domínguez, C., Victoria, M., Pérez V. et al., Using a multi-junction cell receiver as self-detector for spectrally-resolved optical efficiency measurement of concentrators, 2016 IEEE 43rd Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), Portland, OR, pp. 2333-2336 (2016).
  • Ritou, A., Raccurt, O., Voarino, P. et al., A tool to characterize the electrical influence of the thermal and mechanical behaviors of materials of optics for CPV applications, MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit, Phoenix, Arizona            
    17 - 21 April, pp. 3123-3128 (2017).
  • Victoria, M., Vallerotto G., Askins S. et al., Achromatic lens casting nearly uniform irradiance over MJ solar cells, European PV Solar Energy Conference, Amsterdam, 25-29 September (2017).
  • Vallerotto G., Victoria M., Askins et al., Experimental Characterization of Achromatic Doublet on Glass (ADG) Fresnel Lenses, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 13th Inernational Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems, Ottawa, Canada, May 01 - 03, pp. 030010-1-030010-6 (2017).
  • Predan, F., Heckelmann, S., Niemeyer et al., Fabrication of highly efficient four-junction solar cells by surface-activated wafer-bonding, 5th International Workshop on Low Temperature Bonding for 3D Integration (LTB-3D), Tokyo, Japan (2017).
  • Dimroth, F., High performance III-V multi-junction solar cells enabled by metamorphic growth and wafer bonding, The 17th European Workshop on Metal-Organic Vapour Phase Epitaxy (EW-MOVPE 17) Grenoble, June (18) 19-21, (2017).
  • Vallerotto, G., Victoria, M., Askins, S. et al., Indoor Experimental Assessment of the Efficiency and Irradiance Spot of the Achromatic Doublet on Glass (ADG) Fresnel Lens for Concentrating Photovoltaics, Journal of Visualized Experiments 128, pp. 1-9 (2017).  
  • Minuto, A. and Timò, G., Innovative test facility for a comparative outdoor CPV modules characterization, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics, May 2017, Ottawa, Canada, 1881, pp. 020009-1-020009-8 (2017).
  • Niemeyer, M., Ohlmann, J., Walker,A.W. et al., Minority Carrier Diffusion Length in p-type GaAs and GaInAs Measured by Cathodoluminescence, Journal of Applied Physics, 122, pp. 115702-1-115702-6 (2017).
  • Trespidi, F. and Timò, G., Optical design of an off-axis mirror based solar concentrator, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics, May 2017, Ottawa, Canada, 1881, pp. 030008-1-030008-6 (2017).
  • Bernardis, S., Voarino, P., Trespidi, F. et al., Optical Modelling Based on Angle and Temperature Dependent EQE Measurements on III-V Multi-Junction Solar Cells, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics, 1-3 May 2017, Ottawa, Canada, 1881, pp. 070003-1-070003-6 (2017).
  • Philipps, S., Baudrit, M., Grange, F. et al., Progress in R&D on CPV cells and modules for highest efficiencies within the EU-funded project CPVMatch, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics, 1-3 May 2017, Ottawa, Canada, 1881 (2017).
  • Trespidi, F., Malvisi, E. and Parmesani, R.,  Shape Characterization of the Primary Mirror of a Mirror Based Solar Concentrator, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics, May 2017, Ottawa, Canada, 1881, pp. 030009-1-030009-6 (2017).
  • Victoria, M., Domínguez, C., Vallerotto, G. et al., Spectrally-Resolved Optical Efficiency Using a Multi-Junction Cell as Light Sensor: Application Cases, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics, May 2017, Ottawa, Canada, 1881, pp. 030009-1-030009-6 (2017).
  • Steiner, M., Siefer, G. and Bett, A.W., Uncertainty estimation of spectral matching ratio based power rating of CPV modules, AIP Conference Proceedings of the 13th, International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics, April 2017, Ottawa, Canada, 1881, pp. 060001-1-060001-6 (2017).
  • Steiner, M., Muller, M., Siefer, G. et al., Component Cell Based Restriction of Spectral Conditions and the Impact on CPV Module Power Rating, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, pp. 1-8 (2018).
  • Walker, A.W., Schön, J., Dimroth, F., Extracting Nonradiative Parameters in III-V Semiconductors using Double-Heterostructures on Active p-n Junctions, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 8(2), pp. 633-639 (2018).
  • Nunez, R., Victoria, M., Askins, S., Spectral impact on multi-junction solar cells obtained by means of component cells of a different technology, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 8(2), pp. 646-653 (2018).
Quick Facts
Full Title Concentrating Photovoltaic modules using advanced technolgies and cells for highest efficiencies
Acronym CPVMatch
Coordinator Fraunhofer ISE
Participants 9 partners (4 Research Institutions, 1 University, 2 Industry Partners and 2 SMEs)
Project duration 42 months (3 and a half years)
Dates May 2015 - October 2018
Type Collaborative project
Project Funding 4.95 M€
Effort 536 person/months