Time table

Date: Nov. 10th, 2024 (Sunday)
The PVSEC-35 tutorials will be held at the conference venue on Sunday, November 10th, 2024. The tutorials are open to all delegates at an additional fee. The tutorial topics and time schedule are listed below.
6 topics of “Fundamental of Solar Cells”, "Solar Cell Characterization", "Perovskite Solar Cells", "PV Module Reliability", "Storage and Grid Integration", and “Policy and Future of PV” will be given, and participants can attend all the topics. Tutorial fee is JPY 10,000. 

Time (JST, UTC+9) Title Lecturer
10:30-11:30  (T-01) (Tentative)
Fundamental of Solar Cells
Prof. Yasuaki Ishikawa
(AGU, Japan)
11:45-12:45  (T-02) (Tentative)
Solar Cell Characterization
Prof. Takeaki Sakurai
(Tsukuba Univ., Japan)
12:45-14:00 Break Break
14:00-15:00  (T-03) (Tentative)
Perovskite Solar Cells
Prof. Xiaodang Zhang
(Nankai Univ., China)
15:15-16:15 (T-04)
Reliability Issues and Future Prospects of Photovoltaic Modules

Prof. Atsushi Masuda
(Niigata Univ., Japan)

16:30-17:30 (T-05)
Electric Vehicle Trends and LCA, Sector Coupling with Photovoltaic Power Generation
Dr. Keiichiro Sakurai
(AIST, Japan)
17:30-18:30 (T-06) (Tentative)
Policy and Future of PV
Dr. Takashi Oozeki
(AIST, Japan)

Presenter & Abstract


Fundamental of tandem solar cells

Yasuaki Ishikawa (Aoyama Gakuin Univ., Japan)

This tutorial provides fundamental physics and technologies to develop tandem solar cells. Characterization techniques of tandem solar cells are also introduced.


Solar cell characterization

Takeaki Sakurai (Univ. Tsukuba, Japan)

The fundamentals of solar cells, recombination of carriers through defects, and characterization using optical and electrical techniques will be presented. This lecture will be based on chalcogenide compound thin film solar cells, but will cover a wide range of topics.


Perovskite solar cells

Xiaodan Zhang (Nankai Univ., China)

Perovskite solar cells (PSCs) have emerged as a revolutionary technology in photovoltaics due to their excellent properties and potential for efficient solar energy conversion. Single-junction PSCs have demonstrated impressive power conversion efficiency exceeding 26% in laboratory. Due to their tunable bandgap property, perovskite-based tandem solar cells, hold potential for achieving efficiency beyond the single-junction Shockley-Queisser limit, which could be one of the important solutions for the next generation of solar cells. Although remaining challenges, ongoing research endeavors continue to advance PSCs towards commercial feasibility.


Electric vehicle trends and LCA, sector coupling with photovoltaic power generation

Keiichiro Sakurai (AIST, Japan)

Electric vehicles (EVs) are already suppressing the global oil consumption, and expected to further bring down the global CO2 emission. The situation of rapidly declining costs and improving charge speeds of batteries, and how they are changing our ways to supply renewable power globally, will be briefly introduced in ~ 100 slides.


Reliability issues and future prospects of photovoltaic modules

Atsushi Masuda (Niigata Univ., Japan)

Various degradation phenomena induced by hygrothermal, thermal-cycle, mechanical, UV irradiation, and high-voltage stresses are observed by outdoor exposure or indoor acceleration test. Key technologies for reliable photovoltaic modules are presented based on degradation mechanism. Required reliability for photovoltaic modules employed in novel applications such as building- or vehicle-integrated photovoltaics, agro-photovoltaics, and floating photovoltaics is also discussed.


Policy and future of PV system technologies

Takashi Oozeki (AIST, Japan)

As the large amount of photovoltaic power generation expands in Japan, various problems (safety, confliction with local communities, etc.) have occurred. This tutorial will introduce recent policy trends due to measures these issues.
In addition, photovoltaic power generation is expected to further introduction and be long-term infrastructure power supply more in order to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. This tutorial also will introduce the policies and future system technologies due to achieve goals.


Abstract Submission Deadline:
May 31 (Fri), 2024

Abstract Submission Deadline:
May 31 (Fri), 2024

Abstract  Acceptance Notice:
August 29 (Thu), 2024

Abstract  Acceptance Notice:
August 29 (Thu), 2024

Early-bird Registration Deadline:
September 30 (Mon), 2024

Early-bird Registration Deadline:
September 30 (Mon), 2024

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