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Kristopher Davis

CREOL Alum: Kristopher Davis

Education
2015 PhD in Optics, advisor: Winston V. Schoenfeld
2011 MS in Optics,
2007 BS in Electrical Engineering at UCF

Employment
Current Position: Research Scientist, University of Central Florida, College of Optics & Photonics
Current Position: c-Si Metrology Program Manager, US Photovoltaic Manufacturing Consortium
2008 - 2015: , Florida Solar Energy Center, Cocoa and Orlando,
 
Publications
2016
X. Yang, Q. Bi, H. Ali, K. Davis, W.V. Schoenfeld, and K. Weber
"High-performance TiO2-based electron-selective contacts for crystalline silicon solar cells"
Advanced Materials 28, pp.5891-5897
2016
H. Seigneur, N. Mohajeri, R.P. Brooker, K.O. Davis, E.J. Schneller, N.G. Dhere, M.P. Rodgers, J. Wohlgernuth, N.S. Shiradkar, G. Scardera, A.C. Rudack, and W.V. Schoenfeld
"Manufacturing metrology for c-Si module reliability and durability Part I: Feedstock, crystallization and wafering"
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 59, pp.84-106
2016
K.O. Davis, M.P. Rodgers, G. Scardera, R.P. Brooker, H. Seigneur, N. Mohajeri, N.G. Dhere, J. Wohlgemuth, E. Schneller, N. Shiradkar, A.C. Rudack, and W.V. Schoenfeld
"Manufacturing metrology for c-Si module reliability and durability Part II: Cell manufacturing"
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 59, pp.225-252
2016
E.J. Schneller, R.P. Brooker, N.S. Shiradkar, M.P. Rodgers, N.G. Dhere, K.O. Davis, H.P. Seigneur, N. Mohajeri, J. Wohlgemuth, G. Scardera, A.C. Rudack, and W.V. Schoenfeld
"Manufacturing metrology for c-Si module reliability and durability Part III: Module manufacturing"
Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 59, pp.992-1016
2016
H. Ali, X. Yang, K.O. Davis, K. Weber, and W.V. Schoenfeld
"TEM studies of TiO2-based passivated contacts in c-Si solar cells"
Microscopy and Microanalysis, 22, pp.1600-1601
2015
K. Ögütman, K. O. Davis, E. Schneller, V. Yelundur, and W.V. Schoenfeld
"A thorough way of mapping efficiency with photoluminescence"
42nd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, New Orleans, LA
2015
K.O. Davis, W.V. Schoenfeld
"APCVD: an enabling technology for manufacturing silicon solar cells"
FL AVS Annual Symposium, Orlando, FL
2015
K. Davis
"Atmospheric pressure chemical vapor deposition of functional oxide materials for crystalline silicon solar cells"
A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in CREOL, The College of Optics and Photonics at the University of Central Florida Orlando
2015
K.O. Davis, W.V. Schoenfeld
"Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Vapor Deposition: An Enabling Technology for Manufacturing Silicon Solar Cells"
CREOL Industrial Affiliates Symposium
2015
E. Schneller, K. O. Davis, K. Ögütman, and W. V. Schoenfeld
"Considerations in the Extraction of Physically Significant Parameters for Various c-Si Cell Architectures"
42nd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, New Orleans, LA
2015
A. Ashraf, K. O. Davis, Ögütman, W. V. Schoenfeld, and M. D. Eisaman
"Hyperspectral laser beam induced current system for solar cell characterization"
42nd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, New Orleans, LA
2015
K. O. Davis, I. Kashkoush, A. Blum, K. Ögütman, E. Schneller, R. A. Sinton, and W. V. Schoenfeld
"Impact of Ozone-Based Cleaning on Surface Recombination with Different Passivation Materials"
42nd IEEE Photovoltaics Specialists Conference, New Orleans, LA
2015
K.O. Davis, K. Jiang, D. Habermann, W.V. Schoenfeld
"Tailoring the optical properties of APCVD titanium oxide films for all-oxide multi-layer anti-reflection coatings"
IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 5, pp.1265
2015
K. Ogutzman, K. Davis, W.V. Schoenfeld
"Thorough analyses of different ways of mapping efficiency of silicon solar cells with photoluminescence"
FL AVS Annual Symposium, Young Leaders Session, Orlando, FL
2014
K.O. Davis, J. Walters, E. Schneller, H. Seigneur, R.P. Brooker, G. Scardera, M.P. Rodgers, N. Mohajeri, N. Shiradkar, N.G. Dhere, J. Wohlgemuth, A.C. Rudack, W.V. Schoenfeld
"A review of manufacturing metrology for improved reliability of silicon photovoltaic modules"
Proc. SPIE 9179, San Diego, CA, 2014. DOI: 10.1117/12.2063781
2014
K.O. Davis, W.V. Schoenfeld
"Doped hafnium oxide semiconductor structures, methods and applications"
U.S. Patent Application No. 61/968,672, 2014
2014
A. C. Rudack, K. O. Davis, H. P. Seigneur, and W. V. Schoenfeld
"Electrostatic Charge/Discharge Challenges in c-Si PV Manufacturing"
ESTECH, May 13-16, San Antonio, TX
2014
K. O. Davis, E. Schneller, and W. V. Schoenfeld
"Evaluating the potential of increasing module energy yield by spectrally binning c-Si solar cells"
24th Workshop on Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells & Modules: Materials and Processes, Breckenridge, CO
2014
K.O. Davis, J. Sun, K. Jiang, R.P. Brooker, W.V. Schoenfeld
"Optical properties of screen-printed aluminum contacts"
40th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Denver, CO, 2014, pp. 0594-0597. DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2014.6924991
2014
K.O. Davis, R.P. Brooker, H.P. Seigneur, M. Rogers, A.C. Rudack, W.V. Schoenfeld
"Pareto analysis of critical challenges for emerging manufacturing technologies in silicon photovoltaics"
Solar Energy, 107, 681-691; DOI:10.1016/j.solener.2014.06.017
2014
W. Zhang, K.O. Davis, W.V. Schoenfeld, P. Looney, F. Wang
"STEM-EELS Studies of the Local Structure and Coordination of Al2O3/Si interfaces in Si Solar Cells"
Microscopy and Microanalysis, S3, 396-397, 2014. DOI: 10.1017/S1431927614003705
2014
W. Zhang, K. O. Davis, W. V. Schoenfeld, P. Looney, and F. Wang
"STEM-EELS Studies of the Local Structure and Coordination of Al2O3/Si interfaces in Si Solar Cells"
Microscopy and Microanalysis 20, pp. 396-397
2014
H.P. Seigneur, B. Wang, A. Leadbetter, K.O. Davis, A.C. Rudack, W.V. Schoenfeld
"Stress Associated with the Shaping of CZ Grown Silicon Ingots"
29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2014
2014
P. Brooker, M. Rogers, K. Davis, A. C. Rudack, W. Schoenfeld, H. Seigneur
"Surface Preparation Challenges in Crystalline Silicon (c-Si) Photovoltaic Manufacturing"
2014 SPCC conference
2013
Kristopher O. Davis, Kaiyun Jiang, Carsten Demberger, Heiko Zunft, Helge Haverkamp, Dirk Habermann, and Winston V. Schoenfeld
"Improved control of the phosphorous surface concentration during in-line diffusion of c-Si solar cells by APCVD"
Phys. Status Solidi RRL, 7, 319-321; DOI:10.1002/pssr.201307020
2013
Kristopher O. Davis, Kaiyun Jiang, Marshall Wilson, Carsten Demberger, Heiko Zunft, Helge Haverkamp, Dirk Habermann, and Winston V. Schoenfeld
"Influence of precursor gas ratio and firing on silicon surface passivation by APCVD aluminium oxide"
Physica Status Solidi (RRL) - Rapid Research Letters Vol. 7, Issue 11, pp. 942–945 (2013)
2013
K.O. Davis, K. Jiang, C. Demberger, H. Zunft, H. Haverkamp, D. Habermann, W.V. Schoenfeld
"Investigation of the Internal Back Reflectance of Rear-Side Dielectric Stacks for c-Si Solar Cells"
IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 3, pp. 641-648
2013
K. Davis, D. Click, B. Reedy, and W. V. Schoenfeld
"METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC CELL DEGRADATION MONITORING VIA CURRENT-VOLTAGE MEASUREMENTS (ID: 32864)"
Patent Pending, Appl. PCT/US13/70724
2013
K.O. Davis, K. Jiang, C. Demberger, H. Zunft, D. Habermann, and W.V. Schoenfeld
"Microstructural properties of TiO2 anti-reflection coatings deposited via in-line APCVD"
39th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference
2013
K.O. Davis, K. Jiang, C. Demberger, H. Zunft, D. Habermann, W.V. Schoenfeld
"Multi-functional APCVD oxide films"
SCEC-IMAPS Symposium (Invited)
2013
K.O. Davis, K. Jiang, C. Demberger, H. Zunft, D. Habermann, and W. V. Schoenfeld
"Multi-functional APCVD oxide films for c-Si solar cells"
Florida AVS Symposium, Orlando, FL (Invited)
2013
K.O. Davis, K. Jiang, C. Demberger, H. Zunft, D. Habermann, and W.V. Schoenfeld
"Multi-functional APCVD oxide films for c-Si solar cells (invited talk)"
2nd Annual c-Si PVMC Workshop, Intersolar North America
2013
K. Davis and W. V. Schoenfeld
"Multi-functional double layer anti-reflection coating and moisture barrier using APCVD oxide films"
Submitted
2013
K.O. Davis, S. Kurtz, D. Jordan, J. Wohlgemuth, N. Hickman
"Multi-pronged strategy for determining degradation rates of photovoltaic modules and arrays from archived data sets"
Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 21, 702-712; DOI: 10.1002/pip.2154
2013
K.O. Davis, K. Jiang, C. Demberger, H. Zunft, D. Habermann, W.V. Schoenfeld
"Optical and Microstructural Properties of TiO2 ARCs Deposited via In-Line APCVD"
39th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Tampa, FL, 2013. DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2013.6744361
2013
H. Seigneur, K.O. Davis, A. Rudack, W.V. Schoenfeld
"PVMC Tackles c-Si Feedstock and Wafering Challenges"
Future Photovoltaics
2013
K. Davis and W. V. Schoenfeld
"Silicon Material Substrate Doping Method, Structure and Applications"
Submitted
2013
K.O. Davis, W.V. Schoenfeld, K. Jiang, D. Habermann
"Silicon material substrate doping method, structure and applications"
U.S. Patent Application No. 13/910,310, 2013.
2012
K.O. Davis, K. Jiang, C. Demberger, H. Zunft, D. Habermann, W.V. Schoenfeld
"An industrial solution for surface passivation of c-Si using AlOx film deposited by in-line atmosphere chemical vapor deposition"
AVS 59
2012
N. Sorloaica-Hickman, K. Davis, A. Leyte-Vidal, S. Kurtz, and D. Jordan
"Comparative study of the performance of field-aged photovoltaic modules located in a hot and humid environment"
Proc. of the 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2012. DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2012.6318076
2012
A. Belay, W. Zhou, R. Krueger, K. Davis, U. Alver, N. Hickman
"Effect of UV-Ozone Exposure on PCBM"
IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 2, 148-143; DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2012.218357
2012
D.K. Click, H. Moaveni, K.O. Davis, R.H. Meeker, Jr., R.M. Reedy, A. Pappalardo, and R. Kreuger
"Effects of Solar Resource Variability on the Future Florida Transmission and Distribution System"
2012 IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, 2012. DOI: 10.1109/TDC.2012.6281547
2012
K. O. Davis, H. Seigneur, K. Jiang, C. Demberger, H. Zunft, H. Haverkamp, D. Habermann, W. V. Schoenfeld
"Optical Modeling of the Internal Back Reflectance of Various c-Si Dielectric Stacks featuring Al2O3, TiO2, SiO2 and SiNX"
Proc. of the 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2012. DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2012.6317779
2012
K.O. Davis, H.P. Seigneur, K. Jiang, C. Demberger, H. Zunft, H. Haverkamp, D. Habermann, W.V. Schoenfeld
"Optical modeling of the internal back reflectance of various c-Si dielectric stacks featuring AlOx, SiNx, TiO2 and SiO2"
38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference
2012
N. Sorloaica-Hickman, J. McFall, S. Nason, K. Davis, and E. Arens
"Optimization of the photovoltaic powered systems with dust mitigation technology for future lunar and Martian missions"
Proc. of the 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2012. DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2012.6318177
2012
K. Davis, H. Seigneur, A. Rudack, and W. V. Schoenfeld
"PVMC Tackles c-Si Metrology Challenges"
Future Photovoltaics
2012
W. Zhou, A. Belay, K. Davis, and N. Sorloaica-Hickman
"Transparent conductive film fabrication by carbon nanotube ink spray coating and ink-jet printing"
Proc. of the 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2012. DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2012.6318063
2011
W. Zhou, A. Belay, R. Krueger, K. Davis, N. Hickman
"Graphene Transparent and Conductive Electrode for Light Harvesting Solar Cells"
Proc. of the 37th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2011. DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2011.6186173
2011
M. Ropp, D. Joshi, R. Reedy, K. Davis, D. Click, A. Shaffer
"New Field Results for Power Line Carrier-Based Islanding Detection and an Updated Strengths and Weaknesses Discussion"
Proc. of the 37th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2011. DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2011.6186476
2011
U. Alver, W. Zhou, A.B. Belay, R. Krueger, K.O. Davis, N. Hickman
"Optical and structural properties of ZnO nanorods grown on graphene oxide and reduced graphene oxide film by hydrothermal method"
Applied Surface Science, 258, 7, 3109-3114, 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2011.11.046
2011
R. Reedy, K. Davis, D. Click, M. Ropp, A. Shaffer
"Power Line Carrier Communications Permissive Anti-Islanding as a Safe Method of Enabling Inverter Ride-Through Operation of Grid-Tied Photovoltaic Systems"
Proc. of the 15th IEEE International Symposium on Power Line Communications and its Applications, 2011. DOI: 10.1109/ISPLC.2011.5764394
2009
K. Davis, H. Moaveni
"Effects of module performance and long-term degradation on economics and energy payback: Case study of two different photovoltaic technologies"
Proceedings of SPIE, vol. 7412, 2009. DOI: 10.1117/12.830097
2009
K. Davis, H. Moaveni
"Effects of module performance and long-term degradation on economics and energy payback: case study of two different photovoltaic technologies"
SPIE Optics + Photonics 2009
2009
K. Davis, S. Nason, N. Sorloaica-Hickman
"Experimental study of cheap, overly abundant inorganic semiconductor materials for wide-spread photovoltaic applications"
AVS 56
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