News

Tue, 08/22/2017

Together with Stephan Lany and Prashun Goai from the National Renewable Research Laboratory, I presented a tutorial associated with the Chalcogenide Semiconductor Research and Applications (CSRA) symposium at the 2017 International Materials Research Congress in Cancun, Mexico:

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Mon, 06/19/2017

I'm pleased to announce symposium "S1. Complex oxide and chalcogenide semiconductors: Research and applications" that will be held at the American Ceramics Society Conference on Electronic and Advanced Materials (EAM) in Orlando, January 2018. Abstracts are being accepted until September. See...

Thu, 12/15/2016

I'm pleased to announce a new symposium called "Chalcogenide Semiconductor Research and Applications" that will debut at the International Materials Research Congress (IMRC), August 2017, in Cancun (Mexico). Abstracts are being accepted until March 17. I hope this becomes a new home for the...

Tue, 09/27/2016

Controlling oxide-silicon semiconductor heterojunctions is a perpetual challenge in engineering electronic devices,...

Thu, 01/21/2016

New paper published today in the Journal of Applied Physics describes transient THz photoconductivity measurements of minority carrier lifetime in SnS thin films. Figure 1 (copied here) presents a survey of lifetime and solar cell efficiency results for a number of material classes.

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Tue, 11/24/2015

We just released a new software suite for determining minority carrier recombination rates in semiconductor thin films using transient photoconductivity data. The software was written to better understand optical-pump, THz-probe data that we collected on SnS thin films in collaboration with the...

Fri, 09/04/2015

It wasn't that long ago that Raf was a grad student working on pressure-driven magnetic quantum phase transitions. This new paper in Review of Scientific Instruments details some of the methodology that was developed to measure magnetism and electronic transport at pressures exceeding 100,000...

Sat, 05/23/2015

Our step-by-step procedure for making world-record SnS thin film solar cells has been published in the Journal of Visualized Experiments. The video is embedded here, please follow the link below for the full article including the written protocol. Enjoy!

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