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1.  Silverman, T. J.; Deceglie, M. G.; Marion, B.; Kurtz, S. R. (2015). Performance Stabilization of CdTe PV Modules Using Bias and Light. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. Vol. 5(1), January 2015; pp. 344-349; NREL Report No. CP-5J00-63144. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2014.2370252

2.  Decegelie, M. G.; Silverman, T. J.; Emery, K.; Dirnberger, D.; Schmid, A.; Barkaszi, S.; Riedel, N.; Pratt, L.; Doshi, S.; Tamizhmani, G.; Marion, B.; Kurtz, S. R. (2015). Validated Method for Repeatable Power Measurement of CIGS Modules Exhibiting Light-Induced Metastabilities. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. Vol. 5(2), March 2015; pp. 607-612; NREL Report No. JA-5J00-63237. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2014.2376056


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3.  Ramanathan, K.; Mansfield, L.; Garris, R.; Deline, C.; Silverman, T. (2015). Processing and Device Oriented Approach to CIGS Module Reliability (Poster). SunShot Initiative, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). 1 pg.; NREL Report No. PO-5K00-63826.


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4.  Bosco, N.; Silverman, T. J.; Wohlgemuth, J.; Kurtz, S.; Inoue, M.; Sakurai, K.; Shinoda, T.; Zenkoh, H.; Hirota, K.; Miyashita, M.; Tadanori, T.; Suzuki, S. (2015). Evaluation of Dynamic Mechanical Loading as an Accelerated Test Method for Ribbon Fatigue: Preprint. 8 pp.; NREL Report No. CP-5J00-62596.

5.  Marion, B.; Anderberg, A.; Deline, C.; del Cueto, J.; Muller, M.; Perrin, G.; Rodriguez, J.; Rummel, S.; Silverman, T. J.; Vignola, F.; Kessler, R.; Peterson, J.; Barkaszi, S.; Jacobs, M.; Riedel, N.; Pratt, L.; King, B. (2014). New Data Set for Validating PV Module Performance Models. Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE 40th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC), 8-13 June 2014, Denver, Colorado. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) pp. 1362-1366; NREL Report No. CP-5J00-61179. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2014.6925171

6.  Deceglie, M. G.; Silverman, T. J.; Marion, B.; Kurtz, S. R. (2014). Metastable Changes to the Temperature Coefficients of Thin-Film Photovoltaic Modules. Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE 40th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC), 8-13 June 2014, Denver, Colorado. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) pp. 337-340; NREL Report No. CP-5J00-63538. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2014.6924926


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7.  Kurtz, S.; Jordan, J.; Kempe, M.; Miller, D.; Bosco, N.; Silverman, T.; Hacke, P.; Phillips, N.; Earnest, T.; Romero, R. (2014). Qualification Plus: Performance and Durability Tests Beyond IEC 61215 (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 15 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-61518.

8.  Marion, B.; Deceglie, M. G.; Silverman, T. J. (2014). Analysis of Measured Photovoltaic Module Performance for Florida, Oregon, and Colorado Locations. Solar Energy. Vol. 110, December 2014; pp. 736-744; NREL Report No. JA-5J00-62885. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2014.10.017


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9.  Deceglie, M. G.; Silverman, T. J.; Marion, B.; Kurtz, S. R. (2014). Metastable Changes to the Temperature Coefficients of Thin-Film Photovoltaic Modules. 4 pp.; NREL Report No. CP-5J00-61264.


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10.  Marion, W.; Anderberg, A.; Deline, C.; Glick, S.; Muller, M.; Perrin, G.; Rodriguez, J.; Rummel, S.; Terwilliger, K.; Silverman, T. J. (2014). User's Manual for Data for Validating Models for PV Module Performance. 49 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-5200-61610.


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11.  Silverman, T. J.; Deceglie, M. G.; Marion, B.; Kurtz, S. R. (2014). Performance Stabilization of CdTe PV Modules using Bias and Light. 6 pp.; NREL Report No. CP-5J00-61240.


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12.  Bosco, N.; Silverman, T.; Wohlgemuth , J.; Kurtz, S.; Inoue, M.; Sakurai, K.; Shioda, T.; Zenkoh, H.; Miyashita, M.; Tadanori, T.; Suzuki, S. (2013). Accelerating Fatigue Testing for Cu Ribbon Interconnects (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 20 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-58369.

13.  Silverman, T. J.; Deceglie, M. G.; Marion, B.; Cowley, S.; Kayes, B.; Kurtz, S. (2013). Outdoor Performance of a Thin-Film Gallium-Arsenide Photovoltaic Module. 2013 IEEE 39th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 16-21 June 2013, Tampa, Florida. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) pp. 0103-0108; NREL Report No. CP-5200-61954. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2013.6744109


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14.  Kurtz, S.; Wohlgemuth, J.; Kempe, M.; Bosco, N.; Hacke, P.; Jordan, D.; Miller, D. C.; Silverman, T. J.; Phillips, N.; Earnest, T.; Romero, R. (2013). Photovoltaic Module Qualification Plus Testing. 30 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-5200-60950.


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15.  Silverman, T. J.; Deceglie, M. G.; Marion, B.; Cowley, S.; Kayes, B.; Kurtz, S. (2013). Outdoor Performance of a Thin-Film Gallium-Arsenide Photovoltaic Module. 6 pp.; NREL Report No. CP-5200-57902.

16.  Muller, M.; Silverman, T. J.; Deceglie, M.; Kurtz, S.; Menard, E.; Burroughs, S. (2013). Optical Cell Temperature Measurements of Multiple CPV Technologies in Outdoor Conditions. 2013 IEEE 39th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 16-21 June 2013, Tampa, Florida. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) pp. 3426-3430; NREL Report No. CP-5200-57937. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2013.6745184

17.  Deline, C.; Stokes, A.; Silverman, T. J.; Rummel, S.; Jordan, D.; Kurtz, S. (2012). Electrical Bias as an Alternate Method for Reproducible Measurement of Copper Indium Gallium Diselenide (CIGS) Photovoltaic Modules. Paper No. 84720G. Dhere, N. G., ed. Reliability of Photovoltaic Cells, Modules, Components, and Systems V: Proceedings of SPIE Conference, 12-16 August 2012, San Diego, California. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, Volume 8472. Bellingham, WA: SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.929899

18.  Bosco, N. S.; Silverman, T. J.; Kurtz, S. R. (2012). On the Effect of Ramp Rate in Damage Accumulation of the CPV Die-Attach. [Proceedings] 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC '12), 3-8 June 2012, Austin, Texas. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) pp. 001820-001825; NREL Report No. CP-5200-56920. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2012.6317947


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19.  Silverman, T. J.; Bosco, N.; Kurtz, S. (2012). Comparison of Accelerated Testing with Modeling to Predict Lifetime of CPV Solder Layers (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 40 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-54677.


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20.  Silverman, T. J.; Bosco, N.; Kurtz, S. (2012). Relative Lifetime Prediction for CPV Die-Attach Layers: Preprint. 10 pp.; NREL Report No. CP-5200-54332.

21.  Silverman, T. J.; Bosco, N.; Kurtz, S. (2012). Relative Lifetime Prediction for CPV Die-Attach Layers. Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Reliability Physics Symposium (IRPS), 15-19 April 2012, Anaheim, California. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) pp. 4A.2.1 - 4A.2.8; NREL Report No. CP-5200-56821. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IRPS.2012.6241826


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22.  Bosco, N.; Silverman, T.; Kurtz, S. (2012). Simulation and Experiment of Thermal Fatigue in the CPV Die Attach: Preprint. 7 pp.; NREL Report No. CP-5200-54915.

23.  Bosco, N.; Silverman, T.; Kurtz, S. (2012). Simulation and Experiment of Thermal Fatigue in the CPV Die Attach. Dimroth, F., Rubio, F., and Anton, I., eds. 8th International Conference on Concentrating Photovoltaic Systems: CPV-8, 16-18 April 2012, Toledo, Spain. AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 1477. Melville, New York: American Institute of Physics (AIP) pp. 267-271; NREL Report No. CP-5200-56971. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4753883


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24.  Deline, C.; Stokes, A.; Silverman, T. J.; Rummel, S.; Jordan, D.; Kurtz, S. (2012). Electrical Bias as an Alternate Method for Reproducible Measurement of Copper Indium Gallium Diselenide (CIGS) Photovoltaic Modules: Preprint. 14 pp.; NREL Report No. CP-5200-56078.


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25.  Bosco, N. S.; Silverman, T. J.; Kurtz, S. R. (2012). On the Effect of Ramp Rate in Damage Accumulation of the CPV Die-Attach: Preprint. 8 pp.; NREL Report No. CP-5200-54092.



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