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WORKSHOP Nanophotonics for Solar Energy 
17th October 2018



  • 10:00 Welcome and introduction Link for presentation
    Prof. Dr. Christiane Becker, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie / HySPRINT, Germany
  • 10:10 Solar cells with record efficiencies enabled by nanophotonic light trapping Link for presentation
    Benedikt Bläsi, Fraunhofer ISE, Germany
  • 10:30 Si nanotexturing for c-Si solar cell applications Link for presentation
    Rasit Turan, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
  • 10:50 Mie resonators as efficient backside light trapping structures for crystalline silicon solar cells
    Alexander Sprafke., MLU Halle, Germany
  • 11:10 Ultra-efficient solar cells: solar concentration vs. photon recycling Link for presentation
    Eugene A. Katz, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
  • 12:00 Monolithic silicon nanophotonic resonators with inverted taper
    Sebastian Schmitt, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie, Germany
  • 12:20 Advanced horicatching for accurate modelling of A/UIPV systems
    Olindo Isabella, TU Delft
  • 12:40 Light management for silicon-perovskite tandem solar cells (working title)
    Ulrich Paetzold, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
  • 13:00 Photonic mode engineering in heterogeneous structures for the control of light absorption and wavelength conversion, Link for presentation
    Christian Seassal, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France
  • 14:20 Optical metasurfaces for advanced PV design Link for presentation
    Albert Polman, AMOLF, the Netherlands
  • 14:40 Modelling, simulation and optimization of nanostructures for solar cells Link for presentation
    Martin Hammerschmidt, JCMwave GmbH, Germany
  • 15:00 Light management with hexagonal periodic nanotextures Link for presentation
    Klaus Jäger, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie / BerOSE, Germany
  • 15:20 Efficient Light Collection via Dielectric Nanoparticles in Ultrathin Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Solar Cells and Modules Link for presentation
    Martina Schmid, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany
  • 16:20 Optical effects of nano- and micro-scale textures in bifacial silicon heterojunction solar cells investigated by coupled modelling approach Link for presentation
    Janez Krč, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • 16:40 Polymeric light harvesting coatings for photovoltaics Link for presentation
    Guillaume Gomard, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
  • 17:00 Integrating nano-pyramids into crystalline-silicon solar cells: a mega-challenge Link for presentation
    Valerie Depauw, imec, Belgium 
  • 17:20 Photonic interlayers for perovskite/silicon tandem solar cells
    Karsten Bittkau, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany