Lectures



Seminar #24

    Theme:  INSIGHTS INTO MODE OF OPERATION OF HYBRID
                ORGANIC-INORGANIC PEROVSKITE SOLAR CELLS
       Date: Thursday, January 29, 2015, 11:30 am ‐ 12:30 pm
       Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
 Presenter: Prof. David Cahen
                Weizmann Institute of Science, 234 Herzl St., Rehovot 7610001, Israel
    
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Seminar #23

    Theme:  LARGE AREA INVERTED METAMORPHIC (IMM) ELO SOLAR CELLS
       Date: Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 14:00 pm ‐ 16:00 pm
      Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
 Presenter: Dr. Rao Tatavarti
                MicroLink Devices, 6457 Howard Street, Niles, IL 60714 USA

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Seminar #22

    Theme: Innovations for high accuracy solar cell measurement
       Date: Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 10:00 am ‐ 
      Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
 Presenter: Dr. Ricky Dunbar
                CSIRO (Commonsealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation),                       Australia





Seminar #21

    Theme: HOT CARRIER SOLAR CELLS – THEORETICAL REQUIREMENTS
                AND EXPERIMENTAL DEMONSTRATION
       Date: Friday, November 28, 2014, 09:00 am ‐ 10:30 am
      Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
 Presenter: James Dimmock
                Sharp Laboratories of Europe

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Seminar #20

    Theme: SOLAR FUELS PRODUCTION BY ARTIFICIAL PHOTOSYNTHESIS
       Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 15:00 pm ‐ 17:00 pm
      Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
 Presenter: Dr. Joel W. Ager
                Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis and Materials Sciences
                Division Lawrence Berkely National Laboratory< USA

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Seminar #19

    Theme:THE PHOTON RATCHET SOLAR CELL
       Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 13:30 pm ‐ 15:30 pm
      Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
 Presenter: Dr. N. J. Ekins-Daukes
                 Department of Physics, Imperial College London, UK

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Seminar #18

   Theme: DESIGN, SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NEW
                MATERIALS FOR SOLAR ENERGY CONVERSION
      Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 14:00 pm ‐ 16:00 pm
      Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
 Presenter: Dr. Kin Man Yu
                 Materials Sciences Division Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA

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Seminar #17

   Theme: HIGH EFFICIENCY III‐V THIN‐FILM AND QUANTUM‐
                ENGINEERED PHOTOVOLTAIC RESEARCH AT THE
                UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
      Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 10:00 am ‐ 12:00 am
       Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
 Presenter: Prof. Alex Freundlich
                Associate Director for Research at the Center for Advanced Materials
                University of Houston, USA

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Seminar #16

   Theme: NANOMATERIALS WITH CHARGED QUANTUM DOTS FOR SOLAR
                ENERGY CONVERSION AND ADVANCED SENSING
      Date: Tursday, May 23, 2013, 10:00 am ‐ 11:30 am
      Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
 Presenter: Prof. Vladimir Mitin,
                 Department of EE, University at Buffalo
                 The State University of New York (SUNY), USA

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Seminar #15

   Theme: EXCITONIC PROPERTIES QUANTUM-LIGHT SINGLE PHOTON                           SOURCES FROM WURTZITE III-N QUANTUM DOTS
      Date: Tursday, May 16, 2013, 14:00 am‐16:00 pm
      Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
 Presenter: Prof. Stanko Tomic,
                 Reader in Physics, Joule Physics Laboratory
                 University of Salford, Manchester, UK
 
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Seminar #14

   Theme: SYMMETRY REDUCTION IN MULTIBAND HAMILTONIANS FOR                         SEMICONDUCTOR QUANTUM DOTS: THE ROLE OF INTERFACES                     AND HIGHER ENERGY BANDS
      Date: Tursday, May 9, 2013, 10:00 am‐12:00 pm
      Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
 Presenter: Prof. Stanko Tomic,
                 Reader in Physics, Joule Physics Laboratory
                 University of Salford, Manchester, UK
 
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Seminar #13

   Theme: MODELING OF VERTICAL AND IN-PLANE QUANTUM DOT ARRAYS
                FOR HIGH EFFICIENT SOLAR CELLS
      Date: Monday, October 22, 2012, 14:00 am‐16:00 pm
      Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
 Presenter: Dr. Stanko Tomic,
                 Reader in Physics, Joule Physics Laboratory
                 University of Salford, Manchester, UK
 
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Seminar #12

   Theme: MOLECULAR TRIPLET‐TRIPLET ANNIHILATION UP‐CONVERSION                   FOR PHOTOVOLTAICS ‐ MODELLING AND EXPERIMENT
      Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 10:00 am‐12:00 pm
      Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
 Presenter: Roland Piper,
                 PhD Student, Quantum Photovoltaics Group Experimental Solid State,                      Department of Physics, Imperial College London, London, UK
 
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Seminar #11

   Theme: III‐V THIN‐FILM SOLAR CELLS BY EPITAXIAL LIFT‐OFF
                TECHNIQUE
      Date: Thursday, March 8, 2012, 14:00 pm‐16:00 pm
      Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
 Presenter: Dr.  John Schermer
                 Institute for Molecules and Materials Applied Materials Science
                 Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
 
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Seminar #10

   Theme: NEW MATERIALS FOR SOLAR POWER CONVERSION DEVICES
      Date: Thursday, March 8, 2012, 10:00 am‐12:00 pm
      Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
 Presenter: Dr. Wladek Walukiewicz
                Leader, Solar Energy Materials Research Group Lawrence Berkeley                          National Laboratory California, USA
 
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Seminar #9

   Theme: CHARACTERISATION AND MODELLING OF QUANTUM WELL
                SOLAR CELLS
      Date: Friday, December 10, 2010, 4:00 pm-5:30 pm
      Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
 Presenter: Dr. Markus F. Führer
               Research Associate, Department of Physics Imperial College London
                London SW7 2AZ, UK
 
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Seminar #8

   Theme: High efficiency solar cells of 3rd generation;
                Bridging the gap from thermodynamics to real devices
      Date: Wednesday, October 6, 2010, 14:00 pm‐15:30 pm
      Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
  Presnter: Dr. Jean‐François Guillemoles
               Institut de Recherche et Développement sur l'Energie Photovoltaïque,
                UMR 7174 ‐ CNRS‐EDF‐ENSCP, France
 
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Seminar #7

   Theme: HOT CARRIER SOLAR CELLS
      Date: Monday, March 1, 2010, 15:30 pm-17:00 pm
      Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
 Presenter: Dr. Gavin Conibeer
               Visiting Professor, RCAST, The University of Tokyo
                Leader, Third Generation Strand
                University of New South Wales
                Sydney, Australia
 
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Seminar #6  

   Theme: THIRD GENERATION PHOTOVOLTAICS AT UNSW
    Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2010, 16:45 pm-17:45 pm
    Place: Lecture Room, Building 4, 2nd Floor
 Presenter: Dr. Gavin Conibeer
              Visiting Professor, RCAST, The University of Tokyo
        Leader, Third Generation Strand
              University of New South Wales
              Sydney, Australia  

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Seminar #5  

   Theme: ENERGY RELATED APPLICATIONS OF GROUP
         III‐NITRIDEMATERIALS
    Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2010, 15:30 pm-16:30 pm
    Place:  Lecture Room, Building 4, 2nd Floor
  Presenter: Dr. Wladek Walukiewicz
               Visiting Professor, RCAST, The University of Tokyo
               Leader, Solar Energy Materials Research Group
               Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
               California, USA

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Seminar #4
  
  Theme: HIGHLY MISMATCHED ALLOYS FOR INTERMEDIATE BAND 
        SOLAR CELLS
    Date: Friday, February 5, 2010, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
    Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
 Presenter: Dr. Wladek Walukiewicz
              Visiting Professor, RCAST, The University of Tokyo
              Leader, Solar Energy Materials Research Group
              Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
              California, USA
 
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Seminar #3  

 Theme: HOT CARRIER SOLAR CELLS; PRINCIPLES, DESIGN AND MATERIALS
   Date: Thursday, December 10, 2009, 1:30 pm-3:00 pm
   Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
Presenter: Dr. Dirk Konig
               Head of Theory and Characterization Groups, Third Generation Strand
               ARC Photovoltaics Centre of Excellence, University of New South Wales
               Sydney, Australia

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Seminar #2

   Theme: InP-Based Multijunction Solar Cells 
   Date: Tuesday, August 18, 2009, 10:00 am-11:30 am 
   Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
 Presenter: Dr. M. S. Leite
                Postdoctoral Scholar, Thomas J. Watson Laboratory of Applied Physics,
                 California Institute of Technology
                 Pasadena, California 91125, USA
 
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Seminar #1

 Theme: MOLECULAR APPROACHES TO UP-CONVERSION AND 
           THE INTERMEDIATE BAND SOLAR CELL
    Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2009, 1:30 pm-3:00 pm
     Place: Seminar Room A-502 CCR Building, 5F
Presenter: Dr. N. J. Ekins-Daukes
            Lecturer, Department of Physics and Grantham Institute for      
         Climate Change
            Imperial College London
            London SW7 2AZ, UK

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