EXTRAMURAL FUNDING:

               

Research Corporation ‑ "Spectroscopic Studies of Pure and Implanted Cuprous Oxide Using Tunable Lasers" ($10,000) 6/75 ‑ 6/76.        

NSF ‑ "Raman and Photoluminescence Studies of Pure and Implanted Cuprous Oxide" ($48,000) 12/76 ‑ 5/7

NSF ‑ "Laser Light Scattering Studies of Exciton and Free Carrier Relaxation in Pure and Implanted Semiconductors" ($27,700) 2/79 ‑7/80.

IBM ‑ "Design, Construction and Test of a Pupillary Response Visibility Meter (PRVM)" ($28,194) 3/80 ‑ 9/80 (with C. Bennett, P.I.).

ONR ‑ "Raman Studies of Surface Temperature in Laser‑Heated Semiconductors" ($360,759) 4/80 ‑ 9/84.

NSF (Science in Developing Countries) ‑ "Pulsed Laser Annealing of Some Elementary and Compound Semiconductors" ($9,625) 3/83 ‑ 2/85.                     

NSF (Chemical Instrumentation) ‑ "A Tunable Pulsed Dye Laser Facility" ($101,700) 2/84 ‑ 1/85 (with K. Klabunde, P.I., and five others).

USAF ‑ UES "Summer Faculty Research" ($9,052) 5/85‑7/85.

USAF ‑ UES "Below‑Melt‑Threshold Excimer‑Laser‑Annealing of GaAs"  ($20,000) 10/85‑9/86.

USARO‑BATTELLE "Excimer Laser Processing of HgCdTe", ($14,389), 4/87‑8/87.       

NSF ‑ International Travel Grant to attend "Workshop on Advanced Raman Spectroscopy" in Kanpur, India, 7‑11 Dec. 1987 ($1,641).

OBOR Grant - Research Challenge Program - "Central Materials Facility," 7/88 - 12/89 ($10,000) (with S. A. Lee, R. G. Bohn and C. Y. Tai).

Ohio's Thomas Edison Program and Glasstech, Inc., "Advanced Processing for Thin Film Solar Cells", 6/89 - 6/91 ($500,000) (with C.Y. Tai, co-investigator).

Ohio's Thomas Edison Program and Solar Cells, Inc., "Laser Processing for CdTe Solar Cells", 6/89 - 6/90 ($100,000) (with R.G. Bohn, co-investigator).

Solar Energy Research Institute (with collaborative efforts from Glasstech, Solar Cells, and Glasstech Solar), "Cadmium Telluride Solar Submodules Using Laser-Driven Vapor Deposition," 07/90-12/93 ($475,407) with R. G. Bohn as Co-Investigator.

Co-Investigator on SBIR grant with Principal Investigator from AVCA Corp. (Vaughn Baltzly).  (Funded for $50,000, 6 months, starting September 1990).

Ford Motor Company - "Solar Photovoltaics," 10/91 - 9/92 ($30,000).

NASA, "Photophysics and Hydrogen Processing of Interstellar Carbon Solids," with A. N. Witt as Principal Investigator and C. Y. Tai, ($66,877), 8/92-.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) "High Efficiency Thin Film CdTe-Based Solar Cells" (1/21/94-1/20/97) $374,848 (with R.G. Bohn and Y. Rajakarunanayake as co-investigators).

NSF, "High Resolution Spectroscopy for Undergraduates," 9/94-9/96, ($23,566 with UT match of $23,566) (with A.N. Witt and L.J. Curtis as co-PIs)

OBOR Research Challenge Program, "Semiconductor Thin Films for Large-Area Photo-Assisted Field Emission," $30,300  (6/94-6/95) with B.G. Bagley as co-PI.

NREL, "Optimization of Laser Scribing for Thin-Film PV Modules," ($255,000; 4/95 - 10/97), three lower-tier subcontractors: Solar Cells Inc., (Toledo, OH), International Solar Electric Technologies (ISET), (Los Angeles, CA), and C J Laser Corp., (Dayton, OH).

NREL, "High Efficiency Thin Film CdTe-Based Solar Cells" (extension) ($124,000; 1/21/97-3/31/98) (with R.G. Bohn as co-I)

NSF,     “U.S.-Mexico Cooperative Research: Thin-Film Materials for Photovoltaics,” INT-9901383, ($28,500 6/99-6/02)

NREL, "High Efficiency Thin-Film Cadmium Telluride and Amorphous Silicon Based Solar Cells," ($870,000; 2/1/98 - 1/30/01) (with X. Deng as Co-P.I. and R.G. Bohn as co-I)

NREL, "Acquisition of Hot-wire Deposition Chamber and In Situ Optical Absorption measurement for Thin Film Solar Cell Fabrication," $98,450 (funded 50/50 NREL and UT) 7/1/98--6/30-00.

NREL, "High Efficiency Thin-Film Cadmium Telluride and Amorphous Silicon Based Solar Cells,"  (2/1/98 - 1/30/01) [addition of $54,000), (with X. Deng as Co-P.I. and R.G. Bohn as co-I).

Solar Cells Inc., "Electrical and Optical Characterization of Photovoltaic Materials," 1/20/97 - 7/31/98 ($66,936).

Solar Cells Inc., "Laser Scribing and Optical Characterization of Photovoltaic materials," ($15,214.50 to date).

Electro Plasma Inc., “Collaborative Research on Color Plasma Displays with Enhanced Brightness,” 1/1/99—8/25/00 ($109,274) (with X. Deng as Co-I)

Electro Plasma Inc., “Collaborative Research on Color Plasma Displays with Enhanced Brightness,” 4/01 – 3/02 ($112,990) (Compaan, P.I.)

NREL,     "High Efficiency Thin-Film Cadmium Telluride and Amorphous Silicon Based Solar Cells," funded extension 3/5/01 to 10/15/01,  $115,000.(Compaan and Deng co-P.I.s, Bohn, co-I)

NREL      High Performance Photovoltiacs Program, "Polycrystalline Thin-Film II-VI top cells for tandem photovoltaics,"($768,749 for 24 months, 4/3/01 – 6/3/03)  (with V. Karpov and X. Deng as co-investigators and with First Solar, LLC, as a lower-tier subcontractor)

NREL,     "The fabrication and physics of high efficiency CdTe thin-film solar cells," ($770,265, 9/01-8/04) (Compaan and Karpov, co-P.I.s,  Deng,  Bohn, & Giolando as co-Is)