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Holiday Wish

December 22 2017

The year 2017 is coming to an end. Take advantage of the upcoming holiday season for joy and efficient rest.

In 2018 we wish you best success in future challenges, let potential problems and inconveniences be effectively minimized, and let the renewable moments of happiness and satisfaction grow and intensify.

Happy New Year!

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New Junior Researcher in LPVO

October 1 2017

A new junior researcher has begun with PhD training in LPVO: Andraž Debevc.

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LPVO at EU PVSEC 2017

September 30 2017

We attended the largest PV conference, EU PVSEC in Amsterdamu, in two roles: as active participants in the scientific part as well as an exhibitor at the parallel fair.

Conference Programme

We participated at the conference with two talks and three posters:

  • 1AO.1.3: R. Kimovec, H. Helmers, A.W. Bett, M. Topič; Multi-Segment Photovoltaic Laser Power Converters and Their Electrical Losses - EU PVSEC Student Award Winner Presentation
  • 3BO.12.1: B. Lipovšek, J. Krč, A. Solodovnyk, J. Gast, D. Riedel, A. Osvet, K. Forberich, M. Batentschuk, C.J. Brabec, E. Stern, M. Topič; Phosphor Particles for Luminescent Down-Shifting in Photovoltaics: Determination of Complex Refractive Indices
  • 5BV.4.57: K. Brecl, M. Bokalič, M. Topič; PV Silicon Module Degradation under High Positive Voltage Bias
  • 5BV.4.63: M. Bokalič, K. Brecl, M. Topič; Imaging Inspection System and Methodology for Evaluation of Inhomogeneities in PV Modules – a Case of Multicrystalline Silicon
  • 5DV.3.56: M. Jankovec, D. Morelj, G. Matič, K. Brecl, M. Bokalič, M. Topič; A Scalable Wireless System for Monitoring of PV Modules on a Substring Level

Fair

At the stand A2 we presented our PV monitoring solutions:

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Defense of the PhD Thesis

September 22 2017

PhD student Milan Kovačič defended his PhD thesis entitled Design and optimisation of advanced photonic structures for thin-film optoelectronic devices by means of optical modelling on 22nd of September at 1:00 PM in Diploma room at Faculty of Electrical Engineering.

 

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Student Award at EU PVSEC 2017

August 29 2017

The largest international photovoltaic conference EU PVSEC 2017 will be held in Amsterdam in September. A PhD student Rok Kimovec will represent Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Laboratory of Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics. His work entitled Multi-Segment Photovoltaic Laser Power Converters and Their Electrical Losses won the prestigious EU PVSEC Student award.

Congratulations!

Official news: EU PVSEC.

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IEEE PVSC 44 Conference

June 25 2017

Members of LPVO will attend the 44th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC) with the following talks:

  • #389: M. Bokalič, A. Gerber, B. E. Pieters, U. Rau, M. Topič; Bandgap Fluctuations Observed by EL in CIGS PV Modules
  • #398: B Lipovšek, M Jošt, A Čampa, F. Guo, C. J. Brabec, K. Forberich, J. Krč, M. Topič; Advanced Optical Modellingc of Micro-Textured Solution-Processed Solar Cells with Consideration of Small-Area Effects

At the closing session of this year’s conference, Prof. Dr. Marko Topič was confirmed vice-chair of 7th world photovoltaic conference (WCPEC7).

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Free PhD position in LPVO

June 23 2017

A PhD position is available in Laboratory of Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics. Conditions, instructions and forms are available at the faculty's web page.

We ask the canditates to contact Prof. Dr. Marko Topič.

If you are interested in a PhD study including research and engineering work in LPVO, you are welcome!

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Defense of the PhD Thesis

June 21 2017

PhD student Marko Jošt defended his PhD thesis entitled Fabrication and Characterization of Nanotextures for Light Management in Photovoltaic and Optoelectronic Devices on 21st of June at 10:00 AM in Diploma room at Faculty of Electrical Engineering.

Dr. Marko Jošt received his PhD from University of Ljubljana as well as from Technische Universität Berlin, where he was also awarded with highest honor summa cum laude. Congratulations!

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New Junior Researcher in LPVO

May 12 2017

Julian Andres Ascencio Vasquez has begun PhD training in LPVO under the SOLAR-TRAIN project. SOLAR-TRAIN is a Marie Sklodowska Curie-Action (MSCA) funded project in the framework of the European Union's H2020 programme.

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New Junior Researcher in LPVO

March 1 2017

Stefan Mitterhoffer has begun PhD training in LPVO under the SOLAR-TRAIN project. SOLAR-TRAIN is a Marie Sklodowska Curie-Action (MSCA) funded project in the framework of the European Union's H2020 programme.

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