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1.  Kempe, M. (2014). Using Uncertainty Analysis to Guide the Development of Accelerated Stress Tests (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 19 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-61539.


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2.  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.


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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.; 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.

5.  Mann, J. R.; Kempe, M.; Repins, I.; Duda, A.; Glick, S.; Kanevce, A. (2013). Dry Heat-Induced Effect of Using Silver in CIGS Gridlines. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. Vol. 3(1), January 2013; pp. 457-460; NREL Report No. JA-5200-56300. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2012.2219852

6.  Miller, D. C.; Muller, M. T.; Kempe, M. D.; Araki, K.; Kennedy, C. E.; Kurtz, S. R. (2013). Durability of Polymeric Encapsulation Materials for Concentrating Photovoltaic Systems. Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications. Vol. 21(4), June 2013; pp. 631-651; NREL Report No. JA-5200-52177. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.1241


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7.  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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8.  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.

9.  Hacke, P.; Smith, R.; Terwilliger, K.; Glick, S.; Jordan, D.; Johnston, S.; Kempe, M.; Kurtz, S. (2013). Acceleration Factor Determination for Potential-Induced Degradation in Crystalline Silicon PV Modules. Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Reliability Physics Symposium (IRPS), 14-18 April 2013, Anaheim, California. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) pp. 4B.1.1-4B.1.5; NREL Report No. CP-5200-58058. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IRPS.2013.6532009

10.  Hacke, P.; Smith, R.; Terwilliger, K.; Glick, S.; Jordan, D.; Johnston, S.; Kempe, M.; Kurtz, S. (2013). Testing and Analysis for Lifetime Prediction of Crystalline Silicon PV Modules Undergoing Degradation by System Voltage Stress. IEEE Journal of Phtovoltaics. Vol. 3(1), January 2013; pp. 246-253; NREL Report No. JA-5200-59072. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2012.2222351

11.  Kempe, M. D.; Reese, M. O.; Dameron, A. A. (2013). Evaluation of the Sensitivity Limits of Water Vapor Transmission Rate Measurements Using Electrical Calcium Test. Article No. 025109. Review of Scientific Instruments. Vol. 84(2), February 2013; 10 pp.; NREL Report No. JA-5200-56985. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4789803


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12.  Kempe, M. (2013). Understanding the Temperature and Humidity Environment Inside a PV Module (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory).


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13.  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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14.  Miller, D. C.; Muller, M.; Kempe, M. D.; Araki, K.; Kennedy, C. E.; Kurtz, S. R. (2012). Durability of Polymeric Encapsulation Materials for Concentrating Photovoltaic Systems (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 26 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-54524.


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15.  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. (2012). Testing Protocol for Module Encapsulant Creep (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 25 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-54583.

16.  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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17.  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: Preprint. 8 pp.; NREL Report No. CP-5200-54117.


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18.  Kempe, M. (2012). Optical Materials, Adhesive and Encapsulant, III-V, and Optical Characterization Evaluation: Cooperative Research and Development Final Report, CRADA Number CRD-07-216. 4 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-7A10-55834.

19.  Hacke, P.; Smith, R.; Terwiliger, K.; Glick, S.; Jordan, D.; Johnston, S.; Kempe, M.; Kurtz, S. (2012). Testing and Analysis for Lifetime Prediction of Crystalline Silicon PV Modules Undergoing Degradation by System Voltage Stress. [Proceedings] 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC '12), 3-8 June 2012, Austin, Texas. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) pp. 001750-001755; NREL Report No. CP-5200-56918. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2012.6317933


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20.  Kempe, M.; Panchagade, D.; Dameron, A.; Reese, M. (2012). Predicting the Performance of Edge Seal Materials for PV (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 28 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-54582.

21.  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


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22.  Hacke, P.; Smith, R.; Terwiliger, K.; Glick, S.; Jordan, D.; Johnston, S.; Kempe, M.; Kurtz, S. (2012). Testing and Analysis for Lifetime Prediction of Crystalline Silicon PV Modules Undergoing Degradation by System Voltage Stress: Preprint. 8 pp.; NREL Report No. CP-5200-54109.

23.  Reese, M. O.; Dameron, A. A.; Kempe, M. D. (2011). Quantitative Calcium Resistivity Based Method for Accurate and Scalable Water Vapor Transmission Rate Measurement. Article No. 085101. Review of Scientific Instruments. Vol. 82(8), August 2011; 10 pp.; NREL Report No. JA-5200-52033. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3606644


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24.  Kempe, M.; Dameron, A.; Reese, M. (2011). Calcium Based Test Method for Evaluation of Photovoltaic Edge-Seal Materials (Presentation). NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 21 pp.; NREL Report No. PR-5200-50839.


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25.  Moseley, J.; Miller, D.; Shah, Q.-U.-A. S. J.; Sakurai, K.; Kempe, M.; Tamizhmani, G.; Kurtz, S. (2011). Use of Melt Flow Rate Test in Reliability Study of Thermoplastic Encapsulation Materials in Photovoltaic Modules. 20 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-5200-52586.



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