28 February 2018 ICFO School on Emerging Photovoltaics, 2-6 July 2018

Announcing the launch of this year’s ICFO School on the Frontiers of Light Supported by the Fundació Catalunya – La Pedrera • Ignacio Cirac Program Chair, Frontiers of Light Schools aim at giving talented young researchers and students worldwide a first introduction to a thematic research area and a taste of an international research environment. They will incorporate a dynamic and social learning environment beyond participating in lectures, including group discussions, direct interactions with the lecturers, student talks, poster presentations, and visits to labs. The organizing faculty members of this year’s program are Prof. Jordi Martorell, Prof. Gerasimos Konstantatos, Prof. Valerio Pruneri and Dr. Robert Sewell at ICFO, Dr. Mariano Campoy Quiles from ICMAB.

The ICFO School on Emerging Photovoltaics is open to a limited number of students, selected on the basis of academic merit, and International Travel Fellowships are available to outstanding applicants from around the world.

The deadline for applications is Friday 16 March 2018.

Lecturers & Topics:
  • Eli Yablonovitch (University of California Berkeley) – Photonics of photovoltaics.
  • Thomas Kirchartz (University of Duisburg-Essen) – Measuring and Understanding Recombination in Solar Cells
  • Jenny Nelson (Imperial College London) – Understanding loss mechanisms in organic solar cells.
  • Juan Bisquert (Universitat Jaume I, Castellón) – Device physics of perovskite solar cells
  • Maria Antonietta Loi (University of Groningen) – Quantum Dot solar cells.
  • Gregory Kozyreff (Free University of Bruxelles) – Classical electromagnetism for ultra-thin solar cells.