The PhotoVoltaic Technical Conference, PVTC, will take place from 21st to 23rd of May 2014 at the Congress Center of Aix-en-Provence (Southern France).




  • Teodor TODOROV, IBM, USA - "Kesterite Photovoltaic Technology: Progress and Potential"
  • Marc MEURIS, IMEC, Belgium - "Progress and challenges of CZTSe solar cells for thin film PV applications"
  • Thomas KIRCHARTZ, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany - "Device Physics of Polymer: Fullerene Solar Cells


Invited speakers:

Jean-Pierre JOLY, INES (National Institute for Solar Energy), France

Daniel JEONG, Global CTO of Hanwha Solar, Korea
Rainer KRAUSE, Soitec S.A, France


• The PVTC Scientific Committee will select the best papers for a publication in one of these three journals:

                              - SOLMAT (Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells)
                              - EPJ Photovoltaic

                              - JRSE (Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energies)



• The conference is organized by ARCSIS, a professionnal association in charge of promoting Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur microelectronics and photovoltaics actors. 




                                         Photo credit: photo Grischa


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