Projects


Understanding the Role of the Electron Selective Contact in Perovskite Solar Cells

Matthew Pilot, University of Bath

Perovskite solar cells (PSC) have generated excitement in the field of emerging photovoltaics due to their high efficiencies, easy manufacturability ...... (read more)


Computationally assisted discovery of new solar absorbers

Matthew Smith, University of Liverpool

This project aims to discover new solar absorber materials to overcome the stability, sustainability and toxicity issues surrounding current hybrid ...... (read more)


Combinatorial TCO physics and optimization for photovoltaics

Thomas Featherstone, University of Liverpool

Transparent Conducting Oxides (TCOs) are common to almost all current and emerging solar cell technologies and there is still a ...... (read more)


Hot-carrier harvesting in hybrid metal halide perovskites for solar cells

Alexander Knight, University of Oxford

Photovoltaic cells incorporating hybrid organic inorganic metal halide perovskites have seen a phenomenally rapid improvement over the past 5 years, ...... (read more)


Doping strategies for next generation CdTe solar cells

Kerrie Morris, University of Loughborough

Over the last 6 years, CdTe photovoltaics (PV) have enjoyed a steady performance improvement after remaining relatively stagnant for the ...... (read more)


New P-type Transparent Conducting Oxides

Christopher Morris-Knox, University of Bath

Transparent conducting oxides (TCOs) constitute a unique class of materials combining the seemingly mutually exclusive properties of electrical conductivity and ...... (read more)


Charge separation at perovskite/singlet fission material interfaces

Alan Bowman, University of Cambridge

As solar cells continue to improve, their efficiencies will approach the Shockley- Queisser limit of 33%. To overcome this limit, ...... (read more)


Long-range energy transfer in singlet fission materials

David Bossanyi, University of Sheffield

Despite their early promise and intrinsic sustainability (low embodied energy, efficient use of abundant and non-toxic materials), organic photovoltaics still ...... (read more)


Nano-texturing of multicrystalline silicon

Jack James Tyson, University of Southampton

Crystalline silicon is currently the dominant photovoltaics technology, accounting for over 90% of the global PV market. Of this, multicrystalline ...... (read more)


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