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Category: PhD-Postdoc series

On October 27th, M. Futscher a Postdoc in Thin Films and Photovoltaics group at EMPA (Switzerland) will present his talk on :"Ion migration in halide perovskites: Opportunities and challenges."Abstract:Halide perovskites have proven to be a promising candidate for high-efficiency solar cells, light...

Category: PhD-Postdoc series

Due to some unfortunate events, Lorena Perdigón Toro will not be able to present her research tomorrow (Wednesday, October 13th). Hence, her talk has to be rescheduled to November 24th.To ensure the continuity of the series Jarla Thiesbrummel was kind enough to present earlier than planned. Jar...

Category: PhD-Postdoc series

On October 13th, L. Perdigón Toro a PhD student in Prof. D. Neher’s lab at the University of Potsdam Germany will present her talk on :"What have we learned so far from state-of-the-art organic solar cells?" Abstract:Organic solar cells (OSCs) have experienced renewed and rapidly growing interes...

Category: PhD-Postdoc series

The Series will start with a talk from Dr. Christian M. Wolff postdoc at the EPFL - PVLAB in Switzerland. Dr. Wolff will present his work on "Light management in perovskite single- and multi-junction solar cells".Abstract:As perovskites have improved in both efficiency and stability through composi...

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Osbel Almora Rodriguez introduces the concept of the "Emerging PV Initiative". The goal of the initiative is to compile a database of research cell performance data that is accessible, interactive and up-to-date. The database is supposed to reflect the status of development of new technologies by p...

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In the plenary Prof. McGehee reports on his progress in making metal halide perovskite solar cells stable. In his labs his group has been able to pass the industry standard ALT tests with Perovskites in a device architecture based on a layer stack of Perovskite/Fullerene/ALD SnO/Sputtered ITO. In h...

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The first contribution in this session is from Maria Antonietta Loi, Professor of Photophysics and Optoelectronics at Groningen University with a talk on "Sn-based perovskites from hot electrons to device performances". Hot electrons are an intriguing idea for exceeding the Shockley-Queisser limit...

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The fourth tutorial session at the NGSE4 was kicked off by Henri Snaith from the University of Oxford with a great introductory lecture. Prof. Snaith lectured on the basics and the development of Perovskite materials for PV-applications leading up to the design of Si/PSK-Tandem Solar cells, ending ...

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The session ist started out by Prof. David Mitzi from Duke University with a detailed review of the Perovskite structure, its properties and means of manipulating them by changing the composition and manufacturing methods. With his detailed investigations Prof. Mitzi shows the amazing spectrum of p...

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In the first talk of the second Hot Topics Session Prof. Zuo Xiao reviews the development of non-fullerene acceptors and polymer donors towards the current certified record OPV cells with efficiencies >18% in a single junction. For the donors the most promising materials are fused ring polymers. Wi...