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Stefaan De Wolf

Associate Professor
Department of Material Science and Engineering
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Saudi Arabia

Biography

Prof. STEFAAN DE WOLF Specializes in science and technology of photovoltaics for terrestrial applications. He is working as Associate Professor in Department of Material Science and Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia.

Research Interest

"Stefaan De Wolf's expertise lies in the science and technology of photovoltaics for terrestrial applications. His research focuses on the fabrication of high-efficiency silicon-based solar cells, with specific attention to the fundamental understanding of interface structures and electrical contact formation, relevant to solar cells and electronic devices. He is also interested in new device architectures and applications, such as back-contacted solar cells and silicon-based multi-junction solar cells, aimed at the improved utilization of the full solar spectrum for electricity generation. A prime example of these devices are perovskite-silicon tandem solar cells. "

Publications

  • Werner J, Weng CH, Walter A, Fesquet L, Seif JP, De Wolf S, Niesen B, Ballif C. Efficient monolithic perovskite/silicon tandem solar cell with cell area> 1 cm2. The journal of physical chemistry letters. 2015 Dec 24;7(1):161-6.

  • Bullock J, Hettick M, Geissb├╝hler J, Ong AJ, Allen T, Sutter-Fella CM, Chen T, Ota H, Schaler EW, De Wolf S, Ballif C. Efficient silicon solar cells with dopant-free asymmetric heterocontacts. Nature Energy. 2016 Jan 25;1:15031.

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