Projects


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)


The microstructure and electrical properties of grain boundaries in polycrystalline thin film photovoltaic devices

Vladislav Kornienko, University of Loughborough

Recombination of charge carriers occurring at defects and grain boundaries (GBs) are detrimental to the electrical performance of thin film ...... (read more)


Improved efficiency of thin film Photovoltaic devices

Rachael Greenhalgh, University of Loughborough

Collaboration with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Colorado School of Mines (CSM) in the United States has shown ...... (read more)


Pushing to 20% efficient solution grown CIGS thin film solar cells

Liam Welch, University of Loughborough

Successful deposition of thin film solar cells, such as CdTe and CIGS, have historically been limited to devices grown using ...... (read more)


Anti-soiling coatings for Solar modules

Adam Law, University of Loughborough

Soiling of the cover glass on solar modules is a serious problem. Global reports show that soiling can reduce power ...... (read more)


Pyrolysis of solution-processed CZTS for upscale

Lewis Wright, University of Loughborough

Current methods for making solar panels are either expensive, slow, energy intensive, toxic, or every combination of all four. Lewis' ...... (read more)