KAUST Photovoltaics Laboratory
The KPV-LAB brings international researchers together to develop high-efficiency solar cellsResearch at KPV-LAB
Welcome to the KAUST Photovoltaics-Laboratory (KPV-LAB) webpage
The KPV-LAB is led by Stefaan De Wolf of the Material Science & Engineering Program and is affiliated to the KAUST Solar Center at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
At KPV-LAB, we are dedicated to developing a realistic high-efficiency photovoltaic solution for sunny and hot climates. Our research efforts are focused on "Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells", "Perovskite Solar Cells", "Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells", and "Perovskite/Perovskite Tandem Solar Cells".
The KPV-LAB has strong collaborations with respected academic researchers and industrial partners.
Novel Transparent Conductive Oxide Electrodes
ITO, IZO, IZrO, H: In2O3, AZO are some of the successful materials have been developed at KPV-LAB
Novel Carrier Selective Contacts by ALD
26 January, 2023Farewell to Dr. Waseem Raja
We said goodbye to Waseem Raja in our last group meeting as he is joining ASML in the Netherlands soon.
15 January, 2023TÜBİTAK's president visited KAUST Solar Center and KPV-Lab
TÜBİTAK's president Prof. Dr. Hasan Mandal visited KAUST Solar Center and KPV-Lab and met with Turkish researchers.
22 December, 2022Last social activity before 2023
On December 15th we organized a special breakfast to dismiss the year 2022.
05 December, 2022Dr. Randi Azmi won the ASEAN-ROK Award
Our colleague Randi Azmi received the ASEAN-ROK Award for Excellence in Science, Technology, and Innovation Pioneer 2022 in South Korea by the Ministry of Science and ICT.
26 November, 2022Dr. Erkan Aydin received a prestigious ERC Starting Grant
Our Research Scientist Dr. Erkan Aydin received the prestigious ERC (European Research Council), Starting Grant, with his project titled INPERSPACE. With this achievement, Dr. Aydin will return to Europe in 2023 to establish his research group.
17 November, 2022Professor Stefaan De Wolf, one of the world's influential researches in 2022
Professor Stefaan De Wolf has been selected as one of the world's influential researchers by Clarivate in 2022.