PhD student: “New technique of silicon sheet crystallization using molten capillary”

Supervision: Miguel Centeno Brito (IDL, FCUL),

Carlos del Cañizo (IES, Universidad Politecnica Madrid)


Pierre Bellanger, Miguel Centeno Brito, David M. Pera, Ivo Costa, Guilherme Gaspar, Roberto Martini, Marteen Debucquoy, and Joao M. Serra, New stress activation method for kerfless silicon wafering using Ag/Al and epoxy stress-inducing layers, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 2014

I. Costa, M.C. Brito, G. Gaspar, J.M.Serra, J.Maia Alves and A. Vallêra, Electric molten zone crystallization of silicon wafers, Semicond. Sci. Technol. 28 (2013) 125023.

I.Costa, M.C. Brito, J.M. Serra, J. Maia Alves, A. Vallêra, Experimental characterization of a linear electric molten zone in silicon, Journal of Crystal Growth,, 354 (2012) 198-201

Brito, M.C., Amaral, A., Maia Alves, J., Serra, J.M., Costa, I. ,Vallêra, A.M., Modeling a linear electric molten zone in silicon ribbon, Progress in Photovoltaics (2009) 122268676

Silva, J.A., Brito, M.C., Costa, I., Maia Alves, J.,Serra, J.M., Vallêra, A.M., Sprayed boric acid as a dopant source for silicon ribbons, Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 91 (2007) 1948-0953