Energy Conversion

Thermoelectric Materials

Scanning electron microscope image of nanoparticles of the thermoelectric material Bi2Te3 synthesized by microwave assisted colloidal chemistry.

Catalysis

Abundant transition metals are capable of (photo) catalyzing crucial chemical reactions such as carbon dioxide (CO2) and oxygen (O2) reduction or hydrogen (H2) evolution.

Photovoltaics

Spin dependent transport processes in thin film solar cells.