TU Berlin

Lecture announcement:

Photo-Electrochemical Energy Conversion (PEEC)

Prof Dr. Roel van de Krol (roel.vandekrol@helmholtz-berlin.de)

Starting:  Thursday 19.10.2017  (ends: 12.02.2018)
Time:   9:00 - 13:00
Place:  Lecture room TC-318, TU Berlin


1.  Climate Change, the Hydrogen Economy and pathways to solar fuels

2.  Basic semiconductors properties: energy levels, charge carriers, dopants, and junctions

3.  Defect chemistry of metal oxides: Brouwer diagrams, doping strategies

4.  The semiconductor/electrolyte interface: energetics and charge transfer processes

5.  Photoelectrochemical water splitting and CO2 conversion

6.  Materials design, selection and examples

7.  Solar fuel devices, artificial leafs & reactors