CASP 2011 Student Workshop

The Center for Advanced Solar Photophysics (CASP) sponsored a Summer Workshop on July 8–9, 2011, at the University of California, Irvine, Student Center. The agenda is given below.

Participants of the CASP 2011 Summer Workshop

Friday July 8, 2011

8 – 9 am Registration and Breakfast
9 – 9:15 am Matt Law, UC Irvine & Jayson Stewart, LANL
Welcome

9:15 – 10:30 am Ted Sargent, University of Toronto
Advances in colloidal quantum dot optoelectronic devices

10:30 – 11:45 am Arthur Nozik, NREL
Third-generation solar photon conversion: Concepts, history, and prognosis

11:45 – 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 – 2:15 pm Frank Wise, Cornell University
Extraction of photogenerated charge carriers from semiconductor nanocrystals

2:15 – 3:30 pm Victor Klimov, Los Alamos National Laboratory
From carrier multiplication and hot-electron transfer to the mysteries of nanocrystal Blinking

3:30 – 3:45 pm Break

3:45 – 5:00 pm Eray Aydil, University of Minnesota
Quantum dot solar cells

5:00 – 6:15 pm Jeffrey Pietryga, Los Alamos National Laboratory
The chemistry of solar-relevant nanocrystal quantum dots

6:30 – 8:30 pm Dinner and Reception

Saturday July 9, 2011

7:30 – 8:30 am Breakfast

8:30 – 9:45 am Tobias Hanrath, Cornell University Doheny Beach BCD
Nanocrystal assemblies as designer materials for thin film optoelectronic devices

9:45 – 11:00 am Craig Perkins, NREL
Surface characterization of photovoltaic materials

11:00 – 12:15 pm Justin Johnson, NREL
Singlet fission

12:15 – 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 – 2:30 pm Gang Li, Solarmer Energy, Inc. Polymer Solar Cells

2:30 – 3:45 pm Matt Beard, NREL
An introduction to time-resolved THz spectroscopy for investigating solar energy conversion in novel nanostructured architectures

3:45 – 4:00 pm Break

4:00 – 5:15 pm Joey Luther, NREL
Characterization techniques for solar cells applied to quantum dot solar cells

5:15 pm Matt Law
Closing remarks and adjourn

CASP Summer Workshop • July 8–9, 2011 • UC Irvine

Workshop Location: UCI Student Center, Doheny Beach room. The Student Center is located near the intersection of West Peltason Drive and Pereira Drive (see campus map).

Parking: The closest parking lot is the Student Center Parking Structure (SCPC) across from the Student Center on Pereira Drive (note location on map).

Fairmont Hotel: 4500 MacArthur Blvd. in Newport Beach. Offers a free airport shuttle for guests (949-476-2001). Also provides a free shuttle between the hotel and campus at the following times. Note these times to avoid missing the ride!
July 8. 7:30 am, hotel to workshop
8:00 pm & 8:45 pm, U Club to hotel
July 9. 7:15 am, hotel to workshop
5:45 pm, workshop to hotel

Hotel UCI: Located in Campus Village Housing, a leisurely ten minute walk from the Student Center. (949) 824-7491; hoteluci@housing.hsg.uci.edu.

University Club: The location of Friday night's banquet. Building 801 on the map.

Registration Fee: $80 for non-CASP participants. Payment by check is preferred.