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Laboratory for solar energy technologies

About Laboratory

Grant Agreement No.: 074-02-2018-327
Project name: Large scale semitransparent solar panels with stable perovskite architectures
Name of the institution of higher learning: National University of Science and Technology “MISiS”
Fields of scientific research: Energy and Conservation

The expected result of the scientific research is the achievement of a world-class prototyping of building integrated photovoltaic modules (BIPV) and tandem solar cells, as well as the creation of a scientific and experimental base in the design of large-format devices and methods for stabilizing perovskite semiconductors. The laboratory will function on the leadership positions of the described field of the study.

Leading scientist

 Aldo Di Carlo

Name:  DiCarlo Aldo


Academic degree and title: PhD
Job Title: Full Professor, Chair of Optoelectronics and Nanoelectronics Dept.of Electronics Engineering, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Rome (Italy)
Field of scientific interests: Optics, energy, engineering, electrochemistry, photovoltaics

Scientific recognition:
2005 - ST microelectronic Award GE Meeting Giardini di Naxos (ME)
2007 - Nanophotonics Engineering Award PLMCN
2011 - Marco Polo Award, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Italian Embassy Japan

Scientific work of the leading scientist, his/her main scientific achievements:
The research activity of organic optoelectronic devices has been consider of excellence and the Lazio Region has sponsored this activity funding the "Polo Solare Organico della Regione Lazio", namely the Centre for Hybrid and Organic Solar Energy (CHOSE,) where Di Carlo is Director. The aim of the Centre is the study and development of hybrid and organic photovoltaic cells and their industrialization. In the past years the research activity of Di Carlo was devoted to the design of GaN based device and the study of the influence of polarization field in such devices.
Research activities in carbon nanotubes and Graphene have been quite successful leading to the realization cold cathode vacuum triode based on CNT cathode for THz generation and several graphene based solar cells. He was developing a Multiscale Simulation Software for electronic and optoelectronic devices, named TiberCAD, which is now a leading tool for advance device design.

Giuseppe Calogero, Antonino Bartolotta, Gaetano Di Marco, Aldo Di Carlo and Francesco Bonaccorso Vegetable-based dyesensitized solar cells 2015 Chemical Society Reviews

G. Divitini, S. Cacovich, F. Matteocci, L. Cinà, A. Di Carlo and C. Ducati In situ observation of heatinduced degradation of perovskite solar cells 2016 NATURE ENERGY

Colonna, Daniele; Colodrero, Silvia; Lindstrom, Henrik; Di Carlo, Aldo; Miguez, Hernan Introducing structural colour in DSCs by using photonic crystals: interplay between conversion efficiency and optical properties 2012 ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

Mincuzzi, Girolamo; Vesce, Luigi; Schulz- Ruhtenberg, Malte; Gehlen, Elmar; Reale, Andrea; Di Carlo, Aldo; Brown, Thomas M. Taking Temperature Processing Out of Dye- Sensitized Solar Cell Fabrication: Fully Laser- Manufactured Devices 2014 ADVANCED ENERGY MATERIALS

Pecchia, A; Gentilini, D; Rossi, D; Auf der Maur, M; Di Carlo, A Role of Ferroelectric Nanodomains in the Transport Properties of Perovskite Solar Cells 2016 NANO LETTERS

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