Projects


Hybrid semiconductor nanocrystals/perovskite solar cells

Christopher Bailey, University of Southampton

The rapid rise in efficiency of thin-film solar cells using organometal halide perovskite semiconductors has made this class of photovoltaic ...... (read more)


Fullerene-free photovoltaic devices

Emma Spooner, University of Sheffield

Non-fullerene acceptors have recently been used in polymer-blend photovoltaic devices to achieve power conversion efficiencies that now exceed 12%. In ...... (read more)


Investigating Alternative Transparent Electrodes for Photovoltaic Devices

Francesco Bastianini, University of Sheffield

In this project, the student will investigate the use of various composites of conducting polymer materials and metallic nanoparticles to ...... (read more)


Encapsulation technologies for thin-film photovoltaic devices

Joel Smith, University of Sheffield

This project will develop a range of encapsulation materials and techniques for both polymer:fullerene and perovskite PV devices. A range ...... (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)