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1.  Miller, D.; Bengoechea, J.; Bokria, J.; Kohl, M.; Powell, N. E.; Smith, M. E.; White, M. D.; Wilson, H. R.; Wohlgemuth, J. H. (2013). Examination of an Optical Transmittance Test for Photovoltaic Encapsulation Materials (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 24 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-60379.


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2.  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.


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3.  Kurtz, S.; Wohlgemuth, J.; Kempe, M.; Bosco, N.; Hacke, P.; Jordan, D.; Miller, D. (2013). Proposals for 'Qualification Plus' Tests and Comparative Rating System (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 34 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-60718.


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4.  Kurtz, S.; Wohlgemuth, J.; Sample, T.; Yamamichi, M.; Kondo, M. (2013). Linkage to Previous International PV Module QA Task Force Workshops; Proposal for Rating System (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 21 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-58373.


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5.  Miller, D.; Wohlgemuth, J.; Gu, X.; Haldeman, S.; Hidalgo, M.; Malguth, E.; Reid, C.; Shioda, T.; Schulze, S.; Wang, Z. (2013). Examination of a Standardized Test for Evaluating the Degree of Cure of EVA Encapsulation (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 19 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-60810.

6.  Davis, K. O.; Kurtz, S. R.; Jordan, D. C.; Wohlgemuth, J. H.; Sorloaica-Hickman, N. (2013). Multi-Pronged Analysis of Degradation Rates of Photovoltaic Modules and Arrays Deployed in Florida. Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications. Vol. 21(4), June 2013; pp. 702-712; NREL Report No. JA-5200-51769. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.2154


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7.  Jordan, D.; Kempe, M.; Miller, D.; Packard, C.; Wohlgemuth, J.; Kurtz, S. (2013). Observed Field Failures and Reported Degradation Rates (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 29 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-59296.


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8.  Wohlgemuth, J. (2013). Group 3: Humidity, Temperature and Voltage (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 11 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-59294.


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9.  Wohlgemuth, J. (2013). Group 3: Humidity, Temperature, and Voltage (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 10 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-58370.


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10.  Wohlgemuth, J. (2013). Accelerated Stress Testing, Qualification Testing, HAST, Field Experience - What Do They All Mean? (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 27 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-58371.


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11.  Kurtz, S.; Wohlgemuth, J.; Kempe, M.; Bosco, N.; Hacke, P.; Jordan, D.; Miller, D. (2013). Defining a Technical Basis for Confidence in PV Investments - A Pathway to Service Life Prediction (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 42 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-60554.


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12.  Miller, D. C.; Gu, X.; Haldenman, S.; Hidalgo, M.; Malguth, E.; Reid, C. G.; Shioda, T.; Schulze, S. H.; Wang, Z. Y.; Wohlgemuth, J. H. (2013). Examination of a Standardized Test for Evaluating the Degree of Cure of EVA Encapsulation: Preprint. 6 pp.; NREL Report No. CP-5200-60811.


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13.  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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14.  Kurtz, S.; Wohlgemuth, J.; Yamamichi, M.; Sample, T.; Miller, D.; Meakin, D.; Monokroussos, C.; TamizhMani, M.; Kempe, M.; Jordan, D.; Bosco, N.; Hacke, P.; Bermudez, V.; Kondo, M. (2013). Framework for a Comparative Accelerated Testing Standard for PV Modules: Preprint. 8 pp.; NREL Report No. CP-5200-57838.


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15.  Zhang, Z.; Wohlgemuth, J.; Kurtz, S. (2013). Thermal Reliability Study of Bypass Diodes in Photovoltaic Modules (Poster). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 1 pg.; NREL Report No. PO-5200-58225.


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16.  Wohlgemuth, J.; Kurtz, S. (2013). Introduction to QA Task Force Thin-Film Workshop (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 16 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-59295.


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17.  Miller, D. C.; Bengoechea, J.; Bokria, J. G.; Kohl, M.; Powell, N. E.; Smith, M. E.; White, M. D.; Wilson, H. R.; Wohlgemuth, J. H. (2013). Examination of an Optical Transmittance Test for Photovoltaic Encapsulation Materials: Preprint. 15 pp.; NREL Report No. CP-5200-60029.


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18.  Miller, D. C.; Wohlgemuth, J. H.; Kurtz, S. R. (2012). Proposed Junction-Box Stress Test (Using an Added Weight) for Use During the Module Qualification (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 19 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-54525.

19.  Kempe, M. D.; Miller, D. C.; Wohlgemuth, J.; Kurtz, S. R.; Moseley, J. M.; Shah, Q.; Tamizhmani, G.; Sakurai, K.; Inoue, M.; Doi, T.; Masuda, A.; Samuels, S. L.; Vanderpan, C. E. (2012). Field Evaluation of the Potential for Creep in Thermoplastic Encapsulant Materials. [Proceedings] 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC '12), 3-8 June 2012, Austin, Texas. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) pp. 001871-001876; NREL Report No. CP-5200-56922. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2012.6317958

20.  Wohlgemuth, J. H.; Kurtz, S. R. (2012). How Can We Make PV Modules Safer?. [Proceedings] 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC '12), 3-8 June 2012, Austin, Texas. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) pp. 003162-003165; NREL Report No. CP-5200-56928. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2012.6318250

21.  Kempe, M. D.; Miller, D. C.; Wohlgemuth, J. H.; Kurtz, S. R.; Moseley, J. M.; Shah, Q.; Tamizhmani, G.; Sakurai, K.; Inoue, M.; Doi, T.; Masuda, A.; Samuels, S. L.; Vanderpan, C. E. (2012). Evaluation of Creep in Thermoplastic Encapsulant Materials Deployed Outdoors. Photovoltaics International. Vol. 17, August 2012; pp. 128-138; NREL Report No. JA-5200-55965.


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22.  Jordan, D.; Wohlgemuth, J.; Kurtz, S. (2012). Technology and Climate Trends in PV Module Degradation (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 53 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-56690.


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23.  Kurtz, S.; Wohlgemuth, J.; Sample, T.; Yamamichi, M. (2012). Giant Leap Forward Toward Quality Assurance of PV Modules (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 13 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-54567.


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24.  Packard, C. E.; Wohlgemuth, J. H.; Kurtz, S. R. (2012). Development of a Visual Inspection Data Collection Tool for Evaluation of Fielded PV Module Condition. 52 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-5200-56154.


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25.  Miller, D. C.; Wohlgemuth, J. H. (2012). Examination of a Junction-Box Adhesion Test for Use in Photovoltaic Module Qualification (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 22 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-56321.



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