List of publications by Prof. Dr. Stefan Kontermann

 

Books and book contributions

2.    S. Kontermann, A. L. Baumann, T. Gimpel, A. Gabler, W. Schippers, P. Saring, M. Seibt and W. Schade
Tailored Material Functionalization by Shaped Femtosecond Laser Pulses,
in "Laser ablation: Fundamentals, Methods and applications", editors: W. Viöl and S. Wieneke, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Hauppage, New York. (2015) 63-82, ISBN: 978-1-63482-622-8.

1.    S. Kontermann
Characterization and Modeling of Contacting Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells,
Dissertation, Universität Konstanz, 2009, Verlag Dr. Hut, München, ISBN: 978-3-86853-170-1.

 

 

Patents

2.    W. Schade, A. Gabler, und S. Kontermann
Wärmeübertrager und Verfahren zu dessen Herstellung und Verwendung, Deutsche Patentanmeldung, 25. Juli 2013. Epoline Nr.
800270304, Amtliches Aktenzeichen: 102013214518.7

1.    S. Kontermann, W. Schade, C. Winter
Ein System umfassend einen Lichtverteiler und zumindest eine LED-Leuchte sowie ein Verfahren zur Herstellung eines Lichtverteilers, Deutsche Patentanmeldung vom 6.Oktober 2014, Aktenzeichen DE102014220141.1

 

 

Articles in peer-reviewed magazines

18.   J. Sickel, A. Ahrens, A. L. Baumann, W. Schade, S. Kontermann, and M. Seibt
Microscopic electronic and structural analysis of femtosecond laser sulfur hyperdoped silicon, Physica Status Solidi A, 1700264 (2017), doi: 10.1002/pssa.201700264.

17.   M. Otto, M. Algasinger, H. Branz, B. Gesemann, T. Gimpel, K. Füchsel, T. Käsebier, S. Kontermann, S. Koynov, X. Li, V. Naumann, J. Oh, A. N. Sprafke, J. Ziegler, M. Zilk, and R. B. Wehrspohn
Black Silicon Photovoltaics,
Advanced Optical Materials 3 (2015) 147-164, doi: 10.1002/adom.201400395
.

16.   T. Gimpel, K. M. Guenther, S. Kontermann, and W. Schade
Current-voltage characteristic and sheet resistances after annealing of femtosecond laser processed sulfur emitters for silicon solar cells,
Applied Physics Letters 105 (2014) 053504, doi: 10.1063/1.4892474
.

15.   K. M. Guenther, T. Gimpel, J. W. Tomm, S. Winter, A. Ruibys, S. Kontermann, and W. Schade
Excess carrier generation in femtosecond-laser processed sulfur doped silicon by means of sub-bandgap illumination,
Applied Physics Letters
104 (2014) 042107; doi: 10.1063/1.4863439.

14.   F. Fattahi Comjani, U. Willer, S.Kontermann, and Wolfgang Schade
Influence of the metal-semiconductor contact by energy harvesting from vertically aligned ZnO nanowires,
Applied Physics Letters
104 (2014) 143113, doi: 10.1063/1.4871376.

13.   P. Saring, A. L. Baumann, B. Schlieper-Ludewig, S.Kontermann, W. Schade, and M. Seibt
Electronic and structural properties of femtosecond laser sulfur hyperdoped silicon pn-junctions,
Applied Physics Letters 103 (2013) 061904, doi: 10.1063/1.4817726.

12.   K. M. Guenther, T. Gimpel, S. Kontermann, and W. Schade
Investigation of the sulfur doping profile in femtosecond-laser processed silicon,
Applied Physics Letters
102, 202104 (2013); doi: 10.1063/1.4807679.

11.   F. Fattahi Comjani, U. Willer, S.Kontermann, and Wolfgang Schade
Modelling the growth of ZnO nanocombs based on the piezoelectric effect,
AIP Advances 3 (2013) 102102, doi:
10.1063/1.4824616.

10.   F. Fattahi Comjani, U. Willer, S.Kontermann, and Wolfgang Schade
Synthesis of ZnO nanowalls and nanocombs by vapor-liquid-solid method,
Physica Status Solidi A, doi: 10.1002/pssa.201329242 (2013).

9.    T. Gimpel, I. Höger, F. Falk, W. Schade, and S. Kontermann
Electron backscatter diffraction on femtosecond laser sulfur hyperdoped silicon,
Applied Physics Letters 101 (2012) 111911,
doi: 10.1063/1.4752454.

8.    S. Kontermann, A. Ruf, R. Preu, and G. Willeke
Simulating the interface morphology of silver thick film contacts on n-type Si-(100) and Si-(111),
Applied Physics Letters 101 (2012) 121907, doi: 10.1063/1.4752228.

7.    K. M. Guenther, H. Witte, A. Krost, S. Kontermann, and W. Schade
Extracting accurate capacitance voltage curves from impedance spectroscopy,
Applied Physics Letters
100 (2012) 042101, doi10.1063/1.3679380.

6.    S. Kontermann, R. Preu, and G. Willeke
Calculating the specific contact resistance from the nanostructure at the interface of silver thick film contacts on n-type silicon,
Applied Physics Letters 99 (2011) 111905, doi
:10.1063/1.36353831.

5.    S. Kontermann, J. Bauer, and G. Willeke
Electronic properties of nanoscale silver crystals at the interface of silver thick film contacts on n-type silicon,
Applied Physics Letters 97 (2010) 191910, doi: 10.1063/1.3508950.

4.    S. Kontermann, M. Hörteis, A. Ruf, S. Feo, and R. Preu
Spatially resolved contact resistance measurements on crystalline silicon solar cells,
Physica Status Solidi A 206 (2009) 2866-2871, doi:10.1002/pssa.200925077.

3.    S. Kontermann, A.Wolf, D. Reinwand, A. Grohe, D. Biro, and R. Preu
Optimizing annealing steps for crystalline silicon solar cells with screen printed front side metallization and an oxide passivated rear side with local contacts,
Progress in Potovoltaics 17 (2009) 554-566, doi: 10.1002/pip.919.

2.    S. Kontermann, M. Hörteis, M. Kasemann, A. Grohe, R. Preu, E. Pink, and T. Trupke
Physical understanding of the behavior of silver thick film contacts under annealing conditions,
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 93 (2009) 1630-1635, doi:10.1016/j.solmat.2009.04.019.

1.    G. Goll, T. Brugger, M. Marz, S. Kontermann, H.v. Löhneysen, T. Sayles, and M.B. Maple
Point Contact spectroscopy on heavy-fermion superconductors,
Physica B 378-380 (2006) 665-668.

 

 

Conference contributions with peer-reviewed and published articles

18.   S. Kontermann, W. Schippers, A. L. Baumann, and W.Schade
Experimental realization of adaptive femtosecond laser pulse shaping for optimized laser microstructuring of materials,
Proceedings of the European MRS Spring Meeting, Lille, France (2014).

17.   T. Gimpel, K.-M. Guenther, S. Kontermann, and W. Schade
Experimental Implementation of a silicon wafer tandem solar cell,
Proceedings of the 4th Silicon PV, 's Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (2014).
Energy Procedia 55 (2014 ) 186-189, doi: 10.1016/j.egypro.2014.08.114

16.   K.-M. Guenther, T. Gimpel, W. Schade, and S. Kontermann
Using Impedance Spectroscopy for Enhanced Capacitance-Voltage Measurements on Solar Cells with Multiple Space Charge Regions and a Structured Surface,
Proceedings of the 39th IEEE PVSC, Tampa, Florida, USA, p. in print (2013).
[Best Oral Presentation Award winner]

15.   P. Saring, A. L. Baumann, S. Kontermann, W. Schade, and M. Seibt
Characterization of electrical contacts on silicon (100) after ablation and sulfur doping by femtosecond laser pulses,
Proceedings of Gettering and Defect Engineering in Semiconductor Technology (GaDEST), Oxford, UK, (2013), published in Solid State Phenomena Vols. 205-206 (2014) pp 358-363, doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/SSP.205-206.358

14.   S. Kontermann,A. L. Baumann, T. Gimpel, K.M. Guenther, A. Ruibys, Ulrike Willer, and W. Schade
Structural and optical property tailoring of black silicon with fs-laser pulses,
MRS Proceedings of the MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, USA 1405, mrsf11-1405-y03-03, doi:10.1557/opl.2012.20 (2012). [Invited Talk]

13.  S. Kontermann, T. Gimpel, A. L. Baumann, K.-M. Guenther, and W. Schade
Laser Processed
Black Silicon for Photovoltaic Applications,
Energy Procedia
27 (2012) 390-395, doi: 10.1016/j.egypro.2012.07.082.

12.   K.-M. Guenther, A. L. Baumann, T. Gimpel, S. Kontermann, and W. Schade
Tandem solar cell concept using black silicon for enhanced Infrared absorption,

Energy Procedia 27 (2012) 555-560, doi: 10.1016/j.egypro.2012.07.109.

11.   A. L. Baumann, T. Gimpel, K.-M. Guenther, P. Saring, M. Seibt, S. Kontermann, and W. Schade
Tailoring the absorption properties of Black Silicon,

Energy Procedia 27 (2012) 480-484, doi: 10.1016/j.egypro.2012.07.097.

10.   S. Kontermann, A. Ruf, and R. Preu
Atomistic Simulations of the Silicon Surface Structure at the Interface of Silver Thick Film Contacts on n-Type Silicon,
MRS Proceedings of the MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA, 1323, mrss11-1323-c03-17 doi:10.1557/opl.2011.821 (2011).

9.    T. Gimpel, K.-M. Günther, S. Kontermann, and W. Schade
Study on contact materials for sulfur hyperdoped black silicon, Proceedings of the 37th IEEE PVSC, Seattle, Washington, USA, 002061-002065, doi:
10.1109/PVSC.2011.6186358 (2011).

8.    J. Waltermann, K.-M. Günther, S. Kontermann, S.R. Waldvogel, and W. Schade
Electrical and photoelectrical measurements on ZnO-Nanowires coated with PEDOT:PSS for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells,
MRS Proceedings, 1303, mrsf10-1303-y06-21, doi:10.1557/opl.2011.499 (2011).

7.    S. Kontermann, A. Ruf, and R. Preu
Quantitative comparison of simulated and experimental silver crystal formation at the interface of silver thick film contacts on n-type silicon,
Energy Procedia 8 (2011) 455-460, doi: 10.1016/j.egypro.2011.06.165.

6.    S. Kontermann, A. Grohe, and R. Preu
Detailed analysis of annealing silver front side contacts on silicon solar cells,
in Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, San Diego, California, USA (2008).

5.    M. Kasemann, W. Kwapil, M.C. Schubert, H. Habenicht, B. Walter, M. The, S. Kontermann, et al.,
Spatially resolved silicon solar cell characterization using infrared imaging methods,
in Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, San Diego, California, USA (2008). [Invited Talk]

4.    S. Kontermann, A. Grohe, D. Erath, R. Preu, and G. Willeke
Investigations on the influence of different annealing steps on silicon solar cells with silver thick filmcontacts,
in Proceedings of the 22nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Milan, Italy (2007), 1556-1559.

3.    E. Pink, T. Trupke, R.A. Bardos, M.D. Abbott, Y. Augarten, and S. Kontermann
Fast series resistance imaging using photoluminescence,
in Proceedings of the 22ndEuropean Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Milan, Italy (2007), 381-385.
[Best Visual Presentation Award]

2.    T. Trupke, R.A. Bardos, M.D. Abbott, P. Würfel, E. Pink, Y. Augarten, F.W. Chen, K. Fisher, J.E. Cotter, M. Kasemann, M. Rüdiger, S. Kontermann, et al.,
Progress withluminescence imaging for the characterisation of silicon wafers and solar cells,
in Proceedings of the 22nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Milan, Italy (2007), 22-31. [Invited Talk]

1.    S. Kontermann, G. Emanuel, J. Benick, R. Preu, and G. Willeke
Characterisation of silver thick film contact formation on textured monocrystalline silicon solar cells, in Proceedings of the 21st European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Dresden,Germany (2006), 613-616.

 

 

 

 

Articles in non peer-reviewed magazines

3.    S. Kontermann
Solarzellen auf Schwarzem Silizium – Wirkungsgrad durch neue Technik verdoppelt,
Laser Magazin 02/2012 (2012) 12.

2.    S. Kontermann
Record Results for Solar Cells on Femtosecond Laser Pulse Processed Black Silicon,
Inter PV 04/2012 (2012) 82-84.

  1. S. Kontermann
    Solarzellen aus Schwarzem Silizium,
    EP Photovoltaik
    3/4 2012 (2012) 39-42.

 

Invited talks

16.   S. Kontermann, Femtosecond laser hyperdoped black silicon for infrared optics,
8.
Wetzlarer Herbsttagung, Wetzlar, September 2018.

15.   S. Kontermann, Femtosekundenlaser und deren Bedeutung für die Photonikbranche in Deutschland,
Optatek Messe, Eröffnungspressekonferenz, Frankfurt, Juni 2018.

14.   S. Kontermann, Femtosekunden-Laseranwendungen in der Materialbearbeitung,
Optence e.V., Arbeitskreis Optiken für Laser, Rüsselsheim, April 2018.

13.   S. Kontermann, Lasertechnik in Forschung und Lehre an der Hochschule RheinMain,
Hobit Messe, Darmstadt, Januar 2016.

12.   S. Kontermann, Innovative LED Beleuchtung,
Hannover Messe, ICLEI Metropolitian Solutions, Hannover 2014.

11.   S. Kontermann, Siliziumfunktionalisierung mit Femtosekunden Laserpulsen,
Laser Laboratorium Göttingen, 14. PhotonicNet Symposium: Funktionalisierte Oberflächen, Laser-Oberflächenbearbeitung in der Mikroelektronik, Göttingen 2014.

10.   S. Kontermann, Adaptive Laserpulsformung zur Materialfunktionalisieru,ng mit Femtosekunden Laserpulsen, Laser Zentrum Hannover, 13. PhotonicNet Symposium: Funktionalisierte Oberflächen, Hannover 2013.

9.    S. Kontermann, Femtosecond Laser Processing of functional nanostructures and photonic devices, Universität Kassel, Institut für Nanostrukturtechnologie und Analytik (INA), Arbeitsgruppe von Prof. H. Hillmer, Kassel, 2013.

8.    S. Kontermann, Maßgeschneiderte Materialien mit maßgeschneiderten Lichtpulsen,
BMBF Symposium zur Nachwuchsförderung NanoMatFutur im BMBF Rahmenprogramm „Werkstoffinnovationen für Industrie und Gesellschaft - WING“, Bonn 2013.

7.    S. Kontermann, Femtosekunden-Laserprozesse für die Photovoltaik,
Institut für Solarenergieforschung Hameln (ISFH), Emmerthal, 2013.

6.    S. Kontermann, Hybridsolarzellen basierend auf Zinkoxid-Nanodrähten,
Universität Bayreuth, Arbeitsgruppe Prof. H:W. Schmidt, Bayreuth 2012.

5.    S. Kontermann, Femtosekunden Laser prozessiertes Schwarzes Silizium,
International Solar Energy Research Center (ISC), Konstanz 2012.

4.    S. Kontermann, Photolumineszens- und REM-Charakterisierung von Silber-Silizium Grenzflächen auf Solarzellen,
Universität Göttingen, Arbeitsgruppe von Prof. C. Ropers, Göttingen 2010.

3.    S. Kontermann, Einfluss von mikrostrukturellen Phänomenen auf die elektrische Leitfähigkeit der Grenzfläche von Silber-Dickfilm-Kontakten auf Silizium,
Universität Konstanz, Arbeitsgruppe von Prof. E. Scheer, Konstanz 2010.

2.    S. Kontermann, Grenzflächeneffekte an Silber-Dickfilm-Kontakten auf Silizium Solarzellen,
Technische Universität Clausthal, Arbeitsgruppe von Prof. W. Schade 2010.

1.    S. Kontermann, Characterization and Modeling of Contacting Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Prof. T. Buonassisi (2009).

 

 

 

Conference contributions without published articles (Presentation or poster)

20.  K.-M. Guenther, H. Witte, J. Bläsing, A. Krost, T. Gimpel, W. Schade, and S. Kontermann, Silicon surface properties after irradiation with single femtosecond laser pulses under SF6 atmosphere, Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG) Spring Meeting, Regensburg, Germany (2013).

19.  K.-M. Guenther, S. Winter, T. Gimpel, W. Schade, and S. Kontermann, Investigating the infrared conversion efficiency of Black Silicon solar cells by measuring the differential spectral responsivity (DSR), Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG) Spring Meeting, Regensburg, Germany (2013).

18.  K.-M. Guenther, A. Bomm, T. Gimpel, M. Schulz, H. Fritze, W. Schade, and S. Kontermann, Investigation of the sulfur doping profile of femtosecond-laserdoped Black Silicon solar cells, Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG) Spring Meeting, Regensburg, Germany (2013).

17.  N. Oehl, M. Knipper, T. Plaggenborg , A. Gabler, S. Kontermann, J. Parisi,Investigation of Lithium-Silicon System using simultaneous three-electrode impedance measurements, Tagung der Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, München (2012).

16.  S. Kontermann, A. L. Baumann, T. Gimpel, K. M. Günther, A. Ruibys, and W. Schade,Formation of Black Silicon by differently polarized femtosecond laser pulses, Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG) Spring Meeting, Berlin, Germany (2012).

15.   A. Gabler, A. L. Baumann, T. Gimpel, S. Kontermann, and W. Schade, Gas diffusion electrode development using femtosecond-laser induced microstructured metal surfaces with hydrophobic features, DPGSpring Meeting, Berlin, Germany (2012).

14.   A. L. Baumann, T. Gimpel, K.-M. Günther, S. Kontermann, P. Saring, and W. Schade, Absorption properties of femtosecond laser microstructured Black Silicon, DPG Spring Meeting, Berlin, Germany (2012).

13.   A. Ruibys, K. M. Günther, S. Kontermann, and W. Schade, Photovoltaic potential of femtosecond laser hyperdoped silicon, DPG Spring Meeting, Berlin, Germany (2012).

12.   F. Fattahi Comjani, J. Waltermann, K. M. Günther, M. Köhring, U. Willer, S. Kontermann, and Wolfgang Schade, Nanogenerator on the base of zinc oxide nanowires, DPG Spring Meeting, Berlin, Germany (2012).

11.   J. Waltermann, K. M. Günther, S. Kontermann, and W. Schade, TLM measurements of sheet and contact resistance of different ZnO layers produced by wet chemical or sputtering methods, DPG Spring Meeting, Berlin, Germany (2012).

10.   K. M. Günther, H. Witte, A. Krost, S. Kontermann, and W. Schade, A new method for obtaining accurate capacitance-voltage curves in the presence of additional space charges, DPG Spring Meeting, Berlin, Germany (2012).

9.    K. M. Günther, A. Bomm, T. Gimpel, S. Kontermann, and W. Schade, Black Silicon solar cell emitter doping concentration measured with impedance spectroscopy, DPG Spring Meeting, Berlin, Germany (2012).

8.    T. Gimpel, I. Höger, F. Falk, S. Kontermann, and W. Schade, Crystal structure at the surface of femtosecond-laser microstructured silicon for photovoltaics, DPG Spring Meeting, Berlin, Germany (2012).

7.    S. Kontermann, A. Ruf, and Ralf Preu, Time Scaling of Silver Nano-Crystal Growth at the Interface of Silver Thick Film Electrodes on n-Type Silicon, DPG Spring Meeting, Dresden, Germany (2011).

6.    A. Ruibys, C. Lehmann, T. Gimpel, A. L. Baumann, S. Kontermann, and W. Schade, Determination of the complex refractive index in the infrared region for femtosecond-laser-formed silicon surfaces using ray-tracing, DPG Spring Meeting, Dresden, Germany (2011).

5.    K.-M. Günther, J. Waltermann, S. Kontermann, and W. Schade, Electrical Investigations of different polymer and substrate materials for dye-sensitized ZnO-NW/polymer hybrid solar, DPG Spring, Dresden,Germany (2011).

4.    T. Gimpel, K.-M. Günther, A. L. Baumann, A. Ruibys, S. Kontermann, and W. Schade, Contact materials for sulphur hyperdoped black silicon,DPG Spring, Dresden, Germany (2011).

3.    A. L. Baumann, T. Gimpel, K.-M. Günther, C. Lehmann, A. Ruibys, S. Kontermann, and W. Schade, Black silicon with femtosecond double laser pulses,DPG Spring Meeting, Dresden, Germany (2011).

2.    J. Waltermann, K.-M. Günther, S. Kontermann, and W. Schade, Study on different substrates for dye-sensitized ZnO/polymer hybrid solar cells, DPG Spring Meeting, Dresden, Germany (2011).

1.    S. Kontermann, Gernot Goll, Todd Sayles, and M. Brian Maple, Investigation of CeCoIn5/Pt point contacts in the normal and superconducting states, DPG Spring Meeting, Regensburg, Germany (2005).