Technical Publications: 2008 - 2011

Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems

Published Technical Papers and Reports by Fraunhofer CSE Researchers

"Energy Consumption of Consumer Electronics in US Homes in 2010"

B. Urban, V. Tiefenbeck, K. Roth

Prepared for the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)

December 2011


"Home Energy Management Products & Trends"

J. LaMarche, K. Cheney, S. Christian. K. Roth

Internal Report

October 2011


"Two-Dimensional Mapping of Electrical Properties of PV Modules Using Electroluminescence"

B. Li, A. Stokes, D. Doble

26th EU PVSEC

Hamburg, Germany

September 6 - 9th, 2011


"Effect of Encapsulation Modulus on the Response of PV Modules to Mechanical Stress"

R. Mickiewicz, B. Li, D. Doble, T. Christian, J. Lloyd, A. Stokes, C. Voelker, M. Winter, B. Ketola, A. Norris, N. Shephard

26th EU PVSEC

Hamburg, Germany

September 6 - 9th, 2011


"Designing Interfaces for Home Energy Users: A Preference Study"

J. LaMarche, O. Sachs

HCI International 2011

Orlando, Florida

July 9 - 14th, 2011


“Non-Destructive Measurement of the Degree of Cross-Linking of EVA Solar Module Encapsulation”

J. Lloyd, T. Christian, D. Doble, R. Mickiewicz

37th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference

Seattle, Washington

June 19 - 24th, 2011


"Arranging Insulation for Better Thermal Resistance in Concrete and Masonry Wall Systems"

B. Urban, P. Engelmann, E. Kossecka, J. Kosny

9th Nordic Symposium on Building Physics

Tampere, Finland

May 30th, 2011


"New Developments in Mitigation of Thermal Bridges Generated by Light Gauge Steel Framing Components"

P. Engelmann, J. Kosny, B. Urban

9th Nordic Symposium on Building Physics

Tampere, Finland

May 30th, 2011


"Nonintrusive Appliance Load Monitoring (NIALM) for Energy Control in Residential Buildings"

M. Zeifman, C. Akers, K. Roth

Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting 2011

Copenhagen, Denmark

May 24th - 26th 2011


"The Influence of Emotional Associations on the Neural Correlates of Semantic Priming"

K. Sass, U. Habel, O. Sachs, W. Huber, S. Gauggel, T. Kircher

Human Brain Mapping

April 2011


"Nonintrusive Appliance Load Monitoring: Review and Outlook"

M. Zeifman, K. Roth

IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics

February 2011


"Impact of Structured Glass on Light Transmission, Temperature and Power of PV Modules"
M. Duell, M. Ebert, M. Muller, B. Li, M. Koch, T. Christian, R. F. Perdichizzi, B. Marion, S. Kurtz, D. Doble
25th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition
Valencia, Spain

September 6 - 10th, 2010


"Approaches to Improving Energy Yield from PV Modules"

J. Jaus, M. Duell, J. Eckert, F. O. Adurodija, B. Li, R. Mickiewicz, D. Doble

Reliability of Photovoltaic Cells, Modules, Components, and Systems III

San Diego, California, USA

August 3rd, 2010


"Guidelines for Selecting Cool Roofs"

B. Urban, K. Roth

Prepared for the US Department of Energy

July 2010


"Formation of a Conductive Grid on Thin Film Modules Glass by Laser-Patterning"

J. Jaus, H. Pantsar, O. F. Adurodija, B. Li, B. Regaard, H. Herfurth, D. Doble 

35th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

June 25th, 2010


"Light Management for Reduction of Bus Bar and Gridline Shadowing in Photovoltaic Modules"

 J. Jaus, H. Pantsar, J. Eckert, M. Duell, H. Herfurth, D. Doble 

35th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

June 25th, 2010


"Prediction of PV Module Nominal Operating Cell Temperature Using Electromagnetic Wave Modeling"

B. Li, M. Duell, T. Schuhmacher, D. Doble

35th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

June 25th, 2010


"Innovating for Better Buildings: An Opportunity Disguised as a Meltdown"

S. Herkel, B. Urban, B. Walsh

October 2009


"Minimization of Reflected Light in Photovoltaic Modules" (renewableenergyworld.com)

D. Doble, J. Graff

Photovoltaics World

March/April 2009


"Assessment of Fuel Economy Technologies for Medium and Heavy-Duty Vehicles"
Kromer, M, Jackson, M, and Bockholdt, W.  

TIAX, LLC.  Prepared for the National Academy of Sciences, Contract DEPS-P290355. 

October, 2009


"Electric Powertrains: Opportunities and Challenges in the US Light-Duty Vehicle Fleet"

Kromer, M. and Heywood, J.B.  

MIT.  LFEE 2007-03 RP. 

May 2007