5th ACAP Conference

The fifth ACAP Conference will be held in Melbourne in association with the Fourth Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference (APSRC)

Day 1 of the ACAP Conference will be held on Thursday 7 December as a stream in the APSRC at the Bayview Eden.

Program (Day 1): See Fourth Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference (APSRC)

Day 1. Thursday 7 December 2017
Venue. Baview Eden, Melbourne

8.00 – 9.00


9.00 – 9.30

Greg Wilson, NREL
(Photovoltaics - Low Cost Electricity Leading to a Multi-TW Future)

9.30 – 10.00

Pierre Verlinden’ Trina

10.00 – 10.30

Ms Jenny Riesz, AEMO

10.30 – 11.00

Morning Tea

11.00 – 11.20

Brett hallam (invited: The Importance of Hydrogenation and

Gettering for Silicon Solar Cell)

11.20 – 11.35

Mei Gao, CSIRO
(Development of Highly Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells with Roll-to-Roll compatible Process)

11.35 – 11.50

Rhett Evans, UNSW
(Manufacturing Statistics)

11.50 – 12.05

Jian-Feng Lu, Monash
(Diammonium and Monoammonium Mixed-Organic-Cation Perovskites for High Performance Solar Cells with Improved Stability)

12.05 – 12.20

Pheng Phang, ANU
(24% efficient polysilicon passivated contact silicon solar cells)

12.20 – 12.35

Jegadesan Subbiah, UMelb
(Title TBA)

12.35 – 12.50

Hui Jin, UQ
(Graphene anodes for thin film solar cells)

12.50 – 14.00


14.00 – 14.15

Wei Li, Monash
(Microstructure characterizations for photoactive perovskite materials)

14.15 – 14.30

Sarah McGregor, UQ
(Organic semiconductors for thin film photovoltaic devices)

14.30 – 14.45

David Jones, UMelb
(Title TBA)

14.45 – 15.00

Marina Monteiro Lunardi, UNSW
(PV End of Life)

15.00 – 15.15

Doojin Vak, CSIRO
(Hot Slot Die Coating for Organic and Perovskite Solar Cell)

15.15 – 15.30

Klaus Weber, ANU
(High efficiency, monolithic perovskite - silicon tandem cells)

15.30 – 16.00


16.00 – 17.00

ACAP Posters Session

17.00 – 17.15

Closing Ceremony / Awards Presentation

17.15 – 18.00




Long Hu, Shujuan Huang, UNSW

 Achieving high-performance PbS quantum dot solar cell by improved hole extraction through Ag doping

Brett Hallam (on behalf of Moonyong Kim) UNSW

Using in-situ lifetime measurements to understand fundamental B-O defect kinetics

Ziheng Liu. UNSW

Defect density reduction in Ge hetero-epitaxy by laser induced recrystallization, towards low-cost substrates for high efficiency III-V solar cells

Marco Ernst ANU

High Efficiency Laser Doped IBC Solar Cells

Kelvin Sio ANU

 Light and elevated temperature induced degradation in p- and n-type cast silicon

Xiao Fu and Thomas P. White ANU

General solution of carrier trapping and recombination dynamics in organometal perovskites

Mohsen Goodarzi ANU

Comparison of transient and quasi-steady-state photoconductance lifetime measurements on silicon ingots. modelling and experiments

Mr Qicheng Hou Monash

Back-contact perovskite solar cells with honeycomb quasi-interdigitated electrodes

Mr Narendra Pai Monash

Spray pyrolysis deposition of thin AgBiS2 films for photovoltaic applications

Mr Wenxin Mao Monash

Controlled Growth of Monocrystalline Organo-Lead Halide Perovskite and Its Application in Photonic Devices

Dr. Jinbao Zhang Monash

The mechanism of charge recombination at the hole transport material interface in perovskite solar cells

Mr Xiongfeng Lin Monash

Dipole-field-assisted charge extraction in metal-perovskite-metal back-contact solar cells

Mr. Liangcong Jiang Monash

The influence of device structures on the fatigue performance of perovskite solar cells

Ms Boer Tan Monash

Concepts towards higher efficiency and higher stability perovskite solar cells

Xiaojin Peng CSIRO

Fully Printed/Coated, ITO-free Perovskite Solar Cells under Ambient Conditions

Chuantian Zuo CSIRO

Efficient Planar Perovskite Solar Cells Prepared By Using A Nitrogen Blowing Method In Air

Dechan Angmo CSIRO

Non-fullerene Polymer-based Charge-transport Layer towards Upscaling of Perovskite Solar Cells

Hasitha Weerasinghe CSIRO

Long-term Stable Roll-to-Roll Processed Organic Photovoltaic Modules

Juengeun Kim CSIRO

Effect of substrate and solution temperatures on morphology and performance of slot die coated perovskite solar cells

Xiao Wang UQ

ITO-free thin film solar cells

Saghar   Masoomigodarzi (UoM)

Designing new chromophore based on donor-acceptor module for singlet fission

Bolong Zhang

Highly Fluorescent Molecularly Insulated Perylene Diimides (PDI) and Applications in Luminescent Solar Concentrator

Sonam Saxena

Alcohol-dispersible Semiconducting Polymer Nanoparticles for Application in Organic Photovoltaics

Calvin Lee

Towards 10% Efficiency - A Study Of Benzodithiophene Analogues As High-Performing Molecular Materials For Organic Photovoltaics


Nicolau Saker-Neto

Monodisperse Conjugated Polymer Synthesis using Exponential Iterative Coupling


Day 2 of the ACAP Conference will be held at the Bio21 Institute at Melbourne University.

Program (Day 2):


Day 2. Friday 8 December 2017
Venue. Bio21 Institute at Melbourne University




 ACAP Director’s Welcome


 ARENA Summary (Ms Emily Morton)


 PP1 Summary (Prof Andrew Blakers)


 PP2 Summary (A/Prof David Jones, Prof Paul Burn, Prof Gavin Conibeer)


 Morning Tea


 PP3 Summary (Prof Kylie Catchpole)


PP4 Summary (A Prof Renate Egan)


 PP5 Summary (Dr Richard Corkish/Dr Fiona Scholes)


International Projects Summary (Prof Martin Green)


 Closing. Prof Martin Green, ACAP Director


LUNCH (own arrangements)


 ACAP Steering Committee Meeting (Board Room)


 ACAP Management Committee Meeting (Board Room)