Fall 2014

Time Place Speaker Title Guidance Paper
9/05/2014 (Fri) at 2:00 pm CR 147 Dr. Qilin Dai "Improving Solar Cell Efficiency by Band Alignment Engineering" Science 345, 542 (2014)
9/12/2014 (Fri) at 2:00 pm CR 147 Subash Kattel "Light Absorption and Efficiency Enhancement Mechanism Using Hybrid Structures in Thin Film Silicon Solar Cells" J. Opt. 16, 075706 (2014)
9/19/2014 (Fri) at 2:00 pm CR 147 Tikaram Neupane TBA TBA
9/26/2014 (Fri) at 2:00 pm CR 147 Ravi Neupane TBA TBA
10/10/2014 (Fri) at 2:00 pm CR 147 Gaurab Rimal TBA TBA
10/31/2014 (Fri) at 2:00 pm CR 147 Henry Wladkowski TBA TBA
11/21/2014 (Fri) at 2:00 pm CR 147 Uma Poudyal TBA TBA
12/05/2014 (Fri) at 2:00 pm CR 147 Uppalaiah Erugu TBA TBA

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To be continued in Spring 2015...

Presentations in the Past:

Spring 2014

Time Place Speaker Title Guidance Paper
1/30/2014 (Thur) at 11:00 am CR 142 Tikaram Neupane "Scanning tunneling microscopy and spectroscopy: Interfacial band mapping in Polymer/Fullerence Hybrid Solar cell." Nano Lett. 13, 2387 (2013).
2/06/2014 (Thur) at 11:00 am CR 142 Uma Poudyal "Perovskite Sensitizer and Rutile TiO2 Nanorod for High Efficiency Solar Cell" Nano Lett. 13, 2412 (2013)
2/20/2014 (Thur) at 11:00 am CR 142 Andrew Yost "Monolayer and Bilayer Coverage of Pentacene on Cu(111) and on Graphene/SiC(0001)" Phys. Rev. B 84, 165436 (2011).
2/27/2014 (Thur) at 11:00 am CR 142 Sabit Horoz "Mn doped Quantum dots synthesized by SILAR and their solar cell performance" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134, 2508 (2012)
3/06/2014 (Thur) at 11:00 am CR 142 Pan Liu (CANCELLED)"Magnetoelectric coupling at the magnetic oxide interface" Nature Mater. 12, 397 (2013)
3/13/2014 (Thur) at 11:00 am CR 142 Scott Maloney "Sulfide electrolytes and the reduction of surface states in quantum dots" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 11461 (2013).
3/27/2014 (Thur) at 11:00 am CR 142 Subash Kattel "Effect of Photoluminescence downshifter in silicon solar cell" J. Appl. Phys. 111, 034303 (2012)
4/03/2014 (Thur) at 11:00 am CR 142 Corin Chepko “Controlling thermoconductivity in crystalline SiGe using phonon-scattering nanodot barriers” Nature Mater. 9, 491 (2010)
4/10/2014 (Thur) at 11:00 am CR 142 Gaurab Rimal "Creating Polarization-Entangled Photon Pairs from a Semiconductor Quantum Dot Using the Optical Stark Effect" Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 217402 (2009)
4/17/2014 (Thur) at 11:00 am CR 142 Artem Pimachev "Physics of Quantum Dots in a Magnetic Field and applications" Physica B 212, 213 (1995)
4/24/2014 (Thur) at 11:00 am CR 142 Vitaly Proshchenko "Spin-Polarizable Excitonic Luminescence in Colloidal Mn2+-Doped CdSe Quantum Dots" Nano Lett. 8, 1197 (2008)
5/01/2014 (Thur) at 11:00 am CR 142 Ravi Neupane "Role of additional PCBM layer between ZnO and photoactive layers in inverted bulk-heterojunction solar cells." Sci. Rep. 4, 4306 (2014)

Fall 2013

Time Place Speaker Title Guidance Paper
11/13/2013 (Wed) at 4:10 pm CR 149 Dr. Qilin Dai "Improving Quantum Dots Sensitized Solar Cell Efficiency through Absorber" ACS Nano 7, 5215 (2013).
11/20/2013 (Wed) at 4:10 pm CR 149 Dr. Ying Yang "Perovskite Based Solar Cell" Nature Photonics 7, 486 (2013)

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