Solution Processing of Inorganic and Organic Solar Cells (Printed Electronics USA 2013)

Dr Jacek Jasieniak, Project Leader Nanostructured Inorganic Solar Cell
Nov 20, 2013.


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Presentation Summary

  • CSIRO capabilities for printing and coating of organic and inorganic materials useful in optoelectronic devices will be discussed.
  • The fabrication of Inorganic Thin-Film Solar Cells from nanoparticle inks will be presented, with specific reference to CdTe and CZTSSe solar cell technologies.
  • An overview of the Organic Solar Cell program will be provided, including the role that materials discovery, characterization and small-scale device prototyping have in aiding our large scale printing efforts.

Speaker Biography (Jacek Jasieniak)

Jacek Jasieniak completed his PhD in 2008 at the University of Melbourne in the area of solution processed quantum dot lasers. He then joined CSIRO where he initiated work on nanostructured solar cells using inorganic nanoparticles. His team developed a simple (and scalable) process for making high-efficiency, multi-layer devices. In 2012 he undertook a secondment, enabled by both the Fulbright and the Australian Solar Institute Fellowship schemes, at the University of California Santa Barbara under Nobel Prize winner Prof. Alan Heeger, where he worked towards developing solution processed organic solar cells. Jacek is currently a divisional unit leader at CSIRO, working towards the development of solution-processed optoelectronics.

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