October 2012 - Positions open for Postdocs and PhD Students!
Oct. 20 2011 - James succesfully defended his PhD dissertation this AM - congratulations Dr. Nagel!
Oct. 14 2011 - Jan Muessener finished his internship and will return to finish his Masters in Giessen. We are sad to see him leave.
Oct. 2011 - James solved the problem of waveguiding in waveguides with arbitrary loss exactly and applied it to ultra-thin solar cells. New modes not exisiting in lossless waveguides were found. The work appears in Optics Express.
Sept. 2011 - Volodymyr Kosyak joins group as new postdoc - welcome Volodymyr!
June 2011 - Mike & Ashish attend PVSC in Seattle. James & Ashish present posters.
June 2011 - Paper on Sn doping of Ge using pulsed-laser melting presented at EMC in Santa Barbara.
April 2011 - Jeff has a talk and James a poster at MRS Spring.
March 2011 - Mike helping with planning Area 1 at PVSC.
March 2011 - Mike at DOE BES Physical Behavior of Materials Workshop.
Jan 2011 - Mike and Ashish attend NSF Workshop on Laser Processing and Energy Applications at UC Berkeley and give talk about laser processing CuInSe2 (CIS).
October 2010 - First year MSE grad student Cody Mart joins group. Welcome Cody!
October 2010 - Mike & James gave posters on "Commodity Element Sulfide Semiconductors for Thin Film PV Scale-Up " and "Enhanced Light Absorption in Optically-Thin Solar Cells" at MRS Photovoltaic Materials and Manufacturing Issues workshop in Denver.
September 2010 - ECE undergrads Guy Miller and Arslan Majid join group. Welcome Guy & Arslan!