Be part of the Opening Ceremony of the Congress of Light, Energy and the Environment featuring a keynote address by Martin Green, UNSW.
The Light, Energy and the Environment Congress examines the frontiers in the development of optical technologies for energy production, transport, and use. It also examines the use of optical and photonic approaches to monitor energy usage and the effects energy production has on the environment. It is designed to bring together researchers, engineers, and managers and foster timely information exchange between several of the disciplines involved in energy production usage, cost and environmental and efficiency management.
The Opening Ceremony will feature ACT Minister Simon Corbell, MLA and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment Senator Simon Birmingham and will be followed by a Keynote Address by Scientia Professor Martin Green, Director of the UNSW Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics.
This event is one of two sessions in the Congress that are free and open to the public. Limited seats available.
For more information on the Light, Energy and Environment Congress, please visit this webpage.
About the Keynote Address
Silicon tandem solar cells: Potential of Perovskites and other Non-conventional Materials
Lower costs are making silicon photovoltaics increasing difficult to dislodge, even more so if energy conversion efficiency can be significantly boosted. Silicon/perovskite tandem cells offer prospects here, provided perovskite stability issues can be overcome.
About the Speaker
Martin Green is currently a Scientia Professor at the University of New South Wales and Director of the Australian National Energy Agency (ARENA) supported Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics. He was formerly a Director of CSG Solar, a company formed specifically to commercialize the University’s thin-film, polycrystalline-silicon-on-glass solar cell. His group's contributions to photovoltaics are well known including the development of the world’s highest efficiency silicon solar cells and the successes of several spin-off companies.He is the author of six books on solar cells and numerous papers in the area of semiconductors, microelectronics, optoelectronics and, of course, solar cells. International awards include the 1999 Australia Prize, the 2002 Right Livelihood Award (also known as the Alternative Nobel Prize), the 2004 World Technology Award for Energy and the 2007 SolarWorld Einstein Award.
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