Research activities

  • photovoltaics and thin film materials, silicon heterojunction solar cells, perovskite/silicon tandem solar cells
  • materials and device characterization with photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS, UPS, near-UV) and photoelectrical methods

Curriculum vitae

sine 2010

staff sicentist (permanent position),

Helmholtz-Zentrum für Materialien und Energie, Berlin

since 06/06 Postdoc,
Hahn-Meitner-Institut / Helmholtz-Zentrum für Materialien und Energie, Berlin
06/06 PhD in physics,
Fachbereich Physik der Philipps-Universität Marburg / Hahn-Meitner-Institut Berlin (Prof. W.Fuhs/Dr. habil. M. Schmidt)
"Die elektronische Struktur des amorph-kristallinen Heterostruktur-Kontakts" (the electronic structure of the amorphous-crystalline silicon heterostructure contact)
09/02 - 02/03 DAAD visiting researcher,
Laboratoire de Chimie Métallurgique des Terres Rares, CNRS, Paris (Prof. C. Lévy-Clément)
Surface texturization of multicrystalline silicon solar cells by electrochemical etching (macroporous layers as anti-reflection coating)
05/00 - 01/02 diploma (master) in physics,
IV. Physikalisches Institut (Prof. W. Schröter/M. Seibt), Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
"Aufbau einer LBIC-Anlage zur temperaturabhängigen Messung der elektrischen Eigenschaften ausgedehnter Defekte in Halbleitern"
(set-up of an LBIC system for temperature dependent measurements of electrical properties of extended defects in semiconductors)