Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage

Semester: 
Spring

Main topics:

  • Present energetic challenges, sustainability aims
  • Solar electricity - fundaments, production and storage
  • PV technology - novel concepts (e.g. light management) and materials (e.g. Perovskite cells)
  • Energy harvesting from motion and power management
  • Solar thermal energy - fundaments and applications
  • Practical group projects on fabrication, characterization & dimensioning of solar and energy storage systems.