Tonio Buonassisi
Photovoltaic Research Lab
1. Interfaces • 2. Coherence effects, order, and defects in materials • 3. Advanced characterization (multi-modes) • 4. Scalability and processing of materials • 6. Integration of length scales in materials • 10. Optoelectronic properties • 12. Theory and simulation of phenomena

General Area(s) of Research: Solar energy, synchrotron research

Description of potential projects for CINEMA applicants: Streamlined manufacturing processes for solar cell materials, devices, modules, and systems, o Synchrotron-based investigations of solar cell materials (both silicon and thin films) and carrier-selective contact layers, using XAS, nano-XRF, nano-XRD, and more o Multijunction high-efficiency solar cells.