Congratulations to André on his finishing PhD with very good success!
Within the last five years André worked on developing the fundamental imaging techniques allowing to identify the vertical position of a defect in a thin film solar cell. Most importantly, Andre demonstrated that his methodology can uniquely assign a defect to a specific layer of a solar cell, and thus distinguish whether defect-assisted lossed origin from the bulk or the interface layer. Further scientific impact was created by successfully extending his technique towards tandem solar cells and, in an outlook, to modules as well. He competed the thesis with a remarkable defense and received the best possible grades. André’s PhD work, titled “Imaging of artificial defects in organic solar cells” will be published online via FAU´s PhD database