Nanomaterial-based Novel Solar Cells
Project Description

Solar energy harvesting is gaining increasing amount of at tension over the years due to the rising demand for clean energy. Nanomaterials offer great promise to significant lower the cost and improve the performance of solar cells. This project aim to utilize nanotechnology to develop materials and processes for new generation photovoltaics.

Supervisor
FAN Zhiyong
Quota
3
Course type
UROP1000
UROP1100
UROP2100
UROP3100
Applicant's Roles

The applicant will assist a research associate on solar material preparation and solar cell device characterization.

Applicant's Learning Objectives

The applicant will be learning:
1) Solar cell working principle;
2) Nanomaterial fabrication and characterization;
3) Solar cell device fabrication and characterization;
In addition, the application will learn how to perform research as a team player and have chance to practice presentation skill.

Complexity of the project
Moderate