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Research interests

I develop novel concepts in photovoltaics related with the application of nanophotonics and quantum nano-structures in solar cells, with the main aim of increasing their efficiency and with the additional potential of: lowering their cost and weight, improving their mechanical flexibility and long-term stability.

Education/Academic qualification

Photovoltaics, Doctorate, Instituto de Energía Solar, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid

15 Feb 200815 Jun 2012

External positions

Marie Curie Post-Doc Fellow, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche

25 Sep 201225 Sep 2014

PhD student

15 Feb 200830 Jun 2012

Keywords

  • QC Physics
  • Photovoltaics
  • Photonics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Solar Energy

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Research Output at NOVA 2014 2019

Perovskite
Thin films
Silicon
Photocurrents
Optoelectronic devices
1 Citation (Scopus)
Multilayers
Metals
Infrared radiation
Electrodes
Sheet resistance
2 Citations (Scopus)
Photocurrents
Ultraviolet radiation
Perovskite
Photonics
Degradation
9 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)
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Photonics
Perovskite
Surface defects
Photocurrents
Encapsulation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Plasmonic nanostructures for light trapping in thin-film solar cells

Morawiec, S., Mendes, M. J., Priolo, F. & Crupi, I., 15 Mar 2019, In : Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing. 92, p. 10-18 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Silver
reflectors
Nanostructures
Optical properties
solar cells