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Phys Org: Diagnosing better efficiencies for solar cells

Recent collaborative work on nanoscale metrology for solar cells published in Advanced Energy Materials was picked up by

Collaborations with Leite lab featured on two Covers this week

Our recent work work with the Leite lab was featured on the covers of Advanced Energy Materials and ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. The works separately discuss (1) a new method to resolve the open circuit voltage of solar cells

Paper on SQ limit picked up by media

Our recent paper on the Shockley-Queisser limit for nanostructures was highlighted by and the Diamondback.

Jeremy gives seminar for undergraduate researchers

As part of an NSF funded undergraduate research program at the University of Maryland’s Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics, Jeremy presented a seminar describing the importance and excitement of undergraduate research to students participating the the TREND

Jeremy gives seminars at the University of Ottawa and McGill University

Thanks to Jacob and the rest of the physics department in Ottawa and to Mi and the IEEE Photonics Society for their kind hospitality in Montreal.

Jeremy gives invited talk at Spring 2015 MRS meeting

Jeremy delivers an invited presentation at the Spring 2015 meeting of the Materials Research Society. Thanks to Joshua Caldwell, Stephane Larouche, and Gennady Shvets for an excellent symposium.

Lisa receives NSF graduate fellowship

Congratulations to Lisa Krayer, who is a recipient of the 2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Over 16,000 applications were received, and Lisa was one of only 12% selected to receive this prestigious award. Congratulations, Lisa!

Jeremy receives OSA Lomb Medal

Jeremy Munday was selected to receive the 2015 OSA Adolph Lomb Medal for “pioneering contributions to plasmonic and photonic light-trapping in solar cells.” The OSA press release can be found here.  See also press releases from ECE and IREAP .

Jeremy gives invited talk at TMS conference

Jeremy presented recent work from the group at the 2015 TMS meeting in Orlando, FL. Thanks to Jung-Kun Lee and Behrang Hamadani for the invitation!

2014 Most Accessed Article in Journal of Materials Chemistry C

Our paper entitled “Silver nanowire transparent conducting paper-based electrode with high optical haze” has been selected as a Most Accessed Article for 2014 and as such it has been included in the Most Accessed Articles 2014 web collection for the