Scarpulla Research Group


Welcome to the Scarpulla Research Group at the University of Utah. We concentrate on compound semiconductor research, laser processing of compound semiconductors, and photovoltaics. We have current projects in CdTe, CZTSSe, and III-V’s. Please see the project descriptions and publications for more information.


Welcome, Rujun Sun!

September 22nd, 2016

Rujun Sun, a 4th year PhD student at Tsinghua University in Beijing, has arrived.  Rujun is doing he[...]

Fall Group Meeting Schedule

September 9th, 2016

9/16 – Wenda Tan9/23 – Mike9/30 – Akira10/7 – Tom DLTS system10/14 – Fall break10/21 – Dennis10/28 –[...]

Prof. Scarpulla featured for new theory in news

September 2nd, 2016

University of Utah U News[...]

Dr. Scarpulla develops theory linking excess carriers to point defects

September 2nd, 2016

Prof. Scarpulla and colleague Dr. Kirstin Alberi at NREL have developed the rigorous theory for calc[...]

Mike chosen as Area 2 Chair for the 2017 PVSC

September 2nd, 2016

Mike will chair the section on chalcogenide thin film photovoltaics at the 2017 IEEE Photovoltaic Sp[...]