#Adinos - Advances in inorganic thin film semiconductors for solar energy conversion: From photovoltaics to solar fuels

Description of topical focus

Fueled by the rapid advancements in the field of chalcogenide and perovskite materials, many promising semiconductors have emerged with high optical absorption and excellent optoelectronic properties. These include novel and earth abundant chalcogenides, oxides, pnictides and defect-tolerant perovskite inspired materials. Development of these material systems are desirable for their applicability in thin film solar cells, tandem solar cells and photoelectrochemical devices for water splitting, CO2 reduction and ammonia synthesis. The symposium invites contribution involving novel PV concepts and materials development. Example material systems include but not limited to:

kesterite (Cu2ZnSn(S,Se)4 and derived compounds), sulfides and selenides (CuInGaS2, Sb2Se3, Sb2S3), oxides (BiFeO3, BiTiO3, Cu2O, BiVO4 etc.), nitrides (ZnSnN2, Cu3N), and emerging chalcogenides (BaZrS3, Cu3BiS3, AgBiS2, NaBiS2, CuSbS2, GeS, etc.)

List of conference topics
  • Rational design and synthesis approaches: high-throughput experimentation, combinatorial synthesis
  • New insights on materials growth and properties: in-situ insights on growth and crystallization process, advance characterization
  • Theory and computational studies on electronic structure and defects
  • New phenomena: photoferroelectrics, ultrathin nanocrystal absorbers
  • Device application: thin film solar cells, new device architectures for solar cells, solar water splitting and photoelectrocatalytic devices
Prizes

ūüŹÖ Best Poster prize valued at 200€ from EES Catalysis, a journal of Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)

Invited Speakers
Fatwa Abdi

Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH, Germany

 

Diego Colombara

Università degli Studi di Genova, Via Dodecaneso, 31, 16146, Genova, Italy‚Äč

 

Alex Ganose

Department of‚ÄĮChemistry, Imperial College London

 

Thomas Hannappel

Ilmenau University of Technology

 

Wolfram Jaegermann

Technical University of Darmstadt

 

Wouter Maijenburg

Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg

 

Nina Plankensteiner

Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre (IMEC)

 

Gian-Marco Rignanese

UCLouvain

 

Byungha Shin

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), South Korea

 
Symposium organizers

Xiaojing Hao

The University of New South Wales, Australia


Sudhanshu Shukla

Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre (IMEC)


Bart Vermang

Hasselt University, Institute for Materials Research, Wetenschapspark 1


Krishnan Rajeshwa

University of Texas, Arlington,US

Julien Bachmann

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

 

Mirjana Dimitrievska

EMPA Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology

 

Chuck Hages

University of Florida

 

Robert Hoye

imperial college london

 

Johan Lauwaert

Ghent University

 

David Mitzi

Duke University

 

Rajiv Ramanujam Prabhakar

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

 

Edgardo Saucedo Silva

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

 

David Tilley

University of Zurich

 
 
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