Third ACAP Conference

The third ACAP Conference will be held in association with the Second Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference (APSRC)

Day 1 of the ACAP Conference will be held on Thursday 10 December as a stream in the APSRC at the Brisbane Convention Centre.

Day 2 of the ACAP Conference will be held in Room 309, Steele Bulding (Building 03), St Lucia campus of The University of Queensland. See here for location and transport.

ACAP participants should register here.



Day 1 (Thursday 10 December 2015) Venue: Brisbane Convention Centre
9:00 Mr Hugo Llorens, US Consul-General
9:20 Prof. Christoph Brabec, Univ. Erlangen  (Perovskites) 
9:40 Pierre Verlinden, Trina (Silicon Module Manufacturing)
10:00 Greg Wilson, NREL
(Scaling PV and International Research)
10.30 – 11:00 Morning Tea
11:00 James Bullock (ANU)  Carrier-selective contacts for silicon solar cells
11:15 Rebecca Milhuisen (Monash) Investigation of new redox active materials for thin film solar cells
11:30 Kyra Schwarz U Melb) Utrafast studies of charge transfer and morphology in semiconductor materials
11:45 Brett Hallam (UNSW) Mitigating Carrier-Induced Degradation in p-type Czochralski Silicon Solar Cells
12:00 Jenny Donaghey (UQ) High dielectric constant organic semiconductors for  organic photovoltaics
12:15 Mei Gao (CSIRO) Influence of processing techniques on performance of polymer solar cells
12:40 LUNCH
14:00 Hieu Nguyen (ANU) Spectrally-resolved PL method
14:15 Steffen Meyer (Monash) Temperature-dependent performance and thermal stability of encapsulated perovskite solar cells
14:30 David Jones (U Melb) Molecular donors for high performance organic solar cells
14:45 Xiaojing (Jeana) Hao (UNSW) Enhanced performance of low-cost pure sulfide Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) solar cells by novel interface engineering approaches
15:00 Hui (Hellen) Jin (UQ) An efficient inverted bilayer all polymer solar cell processed without additives
15:15 Doojin Vak (CSIRO) Development of roll-to-roll compatible processes for Perovskite solar cells
3:30 Afternoon Tea
4.00 – 5.30 Posters Session
Day 2 (Friday 11 December 2015) Venue: Room 309, Steele Building (#3), St Lucia Campus, University of Queensland
9:00 ACAP Director’s Welcome
9:15 Summary: (ARENA)
9:30 PP1 Summary: (Prof Andrew Blakers)
9:50 PP2 (Organic) Summary: (Prof Yi-Bing Cheng)
10:15-10:45 Morning Tea
10:45 PP3 Summary: (Prof Paul Meredith)
11:00 CZTS, 3G & PP4 Summary: (A/Prof Renate Egan)
11:15 PP5 Summary: (Dr Richard Corkish)
11:25 International Projects Summary: (Prof Martin Green)
11:35 Closing: Prof Martin Green, ACAP Director
12:00 LUNCH (own arrangements)
12:15-2:00 ACAP Steering Committee Meeting
2:00-3:30 ACAP Management Committee Meeting
3:30 Conference close



Chang Sun ANU Hydrogen passivation of iron in silicon
Dale Grant ANU Silicon-Perovskite tandem optical modelling
Di Yan ANU Phosphorus diffused poly-Si contact for silicon solar cells
Teng Choon ANU Femtoamp dielectric passivation
The Duong ANU Perovskite solar cells for perovskite/Si tandems
Yiliang Wu ANU Perovskite solar cells
Calvin Lee The University of Melbourne Organic molecular OPV materials
James Banal  The University of Melbourne Organic solar concentrators
Jegadesan Subbiah   The University of Melbourne Polyelectrolyte interface modifiers in thin film solar cells
Paul Geraghty The University of Melbourne Performance loss in OPV systems on thermal annealing: Understanding the causes
Sacha Novakovic  The University of Melbourne Light harvesting upconversion materials
Valerie Mitchell The University of Melbourne Block copolymers for OPV processing in industrially compatible solvent systems
Alex Pascoe Monash University Opto-electronic characteristics of planar and mesoscopic perovskite solar cells
Anton Ivanov Monash University Temperature dependent performance of methylammonium lead iodide perovskite solar cells employing different hole conducting layers
Anuradha Sepalage Monash University Inorganic hole-conductors in planar perovskite solar cells: Probing the origin of J-V hysteresis
Feng Li Monash University A feasible approach to examine the quality of organohalide perovskite film and device
Liangcong Jiang Monash University Fatigue phenomena of CH3NH3PbI3 based perovskite solar cells in light-dark cyclic stability tests
Mathias Rothmann Monash University Investigation of the crystallinity of methylammonium lead tri-iodide perovskite films using electron microscopy
Qicheng Hou Monash University Four terminal perovskite/silicon tandem solar cells
Ardalan Armin The University of Queensland Suppressed recombination in a molecular nematic liquid crystalline:fullerene high efficiency organic solar cell
Aren Yazmaciyan The University of Queensland On the role of fullerene percolation pathways in charge generation and charge extraction in polymer: fullerene solar cells
Dani Stoltzfus The University of Queensland Work function modifiers for lead-halide perovskite solar cells
Martin Stolterfoht The University of Queensland Conditions for charge transport without recombination in low mobility organic solar cells
Nasim Zarrabi The University of Queensland Charge generation using a non-fullerene acceptor
Qiangquiang Lin The University of Queensland Approaches to large area solution processed perovskite solar cells
Safa Shoai The University of Queensland Interrelationship between photogeneration, recombination and extraction of free charges in organic photovoltaics
Sarah McGregor The University of Queensland Synthesis and photovoltaic properties of star-shaped triphenylamine cored molecules
Xin Li The University of Queensland High Performance, fullerene-free organic photodiodes based on a solution processable indigo
Anita Ho Baillie UNSW Australia Perovskite Solar Cell Research at UNSW
Brett Hallam UNSW Australia Mitigating Carrier-Induced Degradation in p-type Czochralski Silicon Solar Cells
Gavin Conibeer UNSW Australia Hot carrier cells: absorbers, contacts and early devices
    Silicon nanostructures for all-Si tandem solar cells
Nathan Chang UNSW Australia Costing Methodologies for Solar Module Manufacturing, a thin film case study
Claire Disney UNSW Australia A novel plasmonic structure design for light trapping
Xiaojing Hao UNSW Australia Strategies towards high performance Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) -based solar cells
Xiaojing Hao UNSW Australia Enhanced performance of low-cost pure sulfide Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) solar cells by novel interface engineering approaches
Ziheng Liu UNSW Australia Laser-annealed cost-effective virtual-Ge substrate for high-efficiency III-V solar cells
Hasitha Weerasinghe CSIRO Assessment of Printed Organic Photovoltaic Modules
Régine Chantler CSIRO Designing the future of solar energy - a CSIRO-Monash industrial design collaboration
Doojin Vak CSIRO Slot-die Coating Processes for Printed Perovskite Solar Cells: Translation from Batch to Roll-to-Roll
Juengeun Kim CSIRO Upscaling Perovskite Solar