Doctoral Researchers

Jakob Bombsch

Germany

Surfaces and interfaces of multinary compound semiconductor thin-film solar cell absorbers
PIs: Prof. Dr. Marcus Bär (HZB/BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg)


Sebastian Caicedo-Davilla

Columbia

Advanced Halide perovskite materials and device characterization
PIs: PD Dr. Daniel Abou-Ras (HZB/TU Berlin), Dr. Eva Unger (HZB), Prof. David Cahen (WIS*), Prof. Dan Oron (WIS*), Dr. Omer Yaffe (WIS*), Prof. Leeor Kronik (WIS*)

* Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel


Hannah Funk

Germany

Correlative microscopy and spectroscopy on halide perovskite solar cells
PI: PD Daniel Abou-Ras (HZB/TU Berlin)


Albina Glibo

Croatia

Phase relations in Zn-group IV-nitrides wide gap semiconductors
PIs: Prof. Dr. Susan Schorr (HZB/FU Berlin); Dr. Joachim Bredernitz (HZB)


Martin Handwerg

Germany

Elektrische Eigenschaften und Wärmetransporteigenschaften von Kesterit-basierten Dünnschichten
PI: Prof. Dr. Saskia Fischer (HU Berlin)
Main workplace: HU Berlin, IRIS Adlershof


Berit Heidmann

Germany

Cu(In,Ga)Se2 - Mikroabsorber für Konzentrator-Solarzellen
PIs: Prof. Dr. Martina Schmid (HZB/FU Berlin, seit 01/2017 Universität Duisburg-Essen); Prof. Dr. Paul Fumagalli (FU Berlin)


Hannes Hempel

Germany

Investigation of the charge carrier dynamics in novel photovoltaic materials
PIs: Dr. Thomas Unold (HZB); Prof. DR. Klaus Lips (HZB/FU Berlin)


Anastasia Irkhina

Russian Federation

Investigation of semiconductor thin films and solar cells based on kesterite nanocrystals
PIs: Dr. Thomas Unold (HZB); Prof. Dr. Roel van de Krol (HZB/TU Berlin)


Dongyang Liu

Peoples Republic of China

Chemical and electronic surface and interface structure of halide perovskites
PIs: Prof. Dr. Marcus Bär (HZB/BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg); Prof. David Cahen (WIS*), Prof. Gary Hodes (WIS*)

* Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel


Archana Manoharan

India

Optical excitations in kesterites investigated from first principles
PIs: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Claudia Draxl (HU Berlin), Dr. Karsten Hannewald (HU Berlin)
Main workplace: HU Berlin, IRIS Adlershof


Julien Marquardt 

Germany

Structure-property relations in chalcopyrite based intermediate band solar absorber materials
PI: Prof. Dr. Susan Schorr (HZB/FU Berlin)


Sara Niedenzu

Germany

Structural trends in wide bandgap Cu-Zn-IV-chalcogenide based semiconductors
PIs: Prof. Dr. Susan Schorr (HZB/FU Berlin), Dr. Galina Gurieva (HZB)


Aleksandra Nikolaeva

Russia

Structure-property relationships in Cu(In,Ga)Se2 solar cells by scanning electron and scanning probe microscopy
PIs: PD Dr. Daniel Abou-Ras (HZB/TU Berlin),  Prof. Dr. Marcus Bär (HZB/BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg), Prof. Oded Millo (HUJ*)

* The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel


Andrei Petsiuk

Belarus

Investigation of charge carrier Dynamics of novel multinary compounds by Thz-Spectroscopy
PIs: Prof. Dr. Susan Schorr (HZB/FU Berlin), Dr. Thomas Unold (HZB)


Monika Raja Thulasimani

India

Nanostructured Group IV Materials for High Performance Thermoelectrics
PIs: Prof. Dr. Simone Raoux (HZB/HU Berlin), Dr. Katherine Mazzio (HZB)


Carolin Rehermann

Germany

Materials synthesis and device optimization for higher bandgap halide perovskites
PIs: Dr. Eva Unger (HZB), Prof. Dr. Marcus Bär (HZB/BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg); Prof. Leeor Kronik (WIS*), Prof. David Cahen (WIS*)

* Weizman Institut of Science, Israel


Diego Sancho Martinez

Spain

Chalkopyrit-basierte Mikrokonzentrator-Solarzellen
PIs: Prof. Dr. Martina Schmid (HZB/FU Berlin, seit 01/2017 Universität Duisburg-Essen)


Martin Schellenberger

Germany

Structure-function correlationin binary and ternary compounds for water splitting
PI: Prof. Dr. Kathrin Aziz-Lange (HZB/Universität Bielefeld)


Yanpeng Suo

China

Charge and Heat Carrier Transfer Across Interfaces in Structured Thermoelectric Materials
PIs: Dr. Klaus Habicht (HZB/Universtät Potsdam), Dr. Tommy Hofmann (HZB)