Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Advanced materials for photovoltaics and lighting

CH-447

Lecturer(s) :

Nazeeruddin Mohammad Khaja

Language:

English

Summary

The course is made up of the understanding of the use of advanced materials for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells, Semiconductor Nanoparticles (Q-dots) and Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLED).

Content

The course is made up of the understanding of the use of advanced materials in a range of devices such as:


Case Study 1: Dye-sensitized Solar Cells (12 hours, 6 weeks)

Case Study 2: Perovskite Solar Cells (8 hours, 4 weeks)

Case Study 3: Semiconductor Nanoparticles (Q-dots) for Solar Cells (4 hours, 2 weeks)

Case Study 4: Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLED's) (4 hours, 2 weeks)

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Basic knowledge on metal complexes and characterization 

 

Recommended courses

Photochemistry II, by Moser Jacqes-Edourd

Important concepts to start the course

The main focus of the course 'Advanced Materials for Photovoltaic and Light Emitting Applications' is to train students to understand properties of these materials at Molecular level. The course inspires students to go for doctoral studies and find solutions to the energy and environment issues. The student's benefit from this course, which is a result of 20 years intense research consisting of 25 scientists and deals with:

This course has a direct relevance to the society's need of solving global warming and other pertinent issues

 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Expected student activities

Literature search, and discuss most interesting publications related to photovoltaic and Light emitting applications

Assessment methods

 

10 minutes preparation time, 15 minutes Oral presentation and 5 minutes questions including expert.

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Resources

Bibliography

Provide most recent and partinent literature references.

Notes/Handbook

Course will be provided online

Websites
Moodle Link

In the programs

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German