Department of Applied Physics and Materials Science - Applied Physics

A Bright Future in Photovoltaics

April 04, 2016

Alumna Carissa Eisler discusses her passion for science and her research in Professor Harry Atwater’s group on photovoltaics—the conversion of solar energy into electrical energy using semiconducting materials. She was part of a group tasked with developing an ultrahigh-efficiency solar-cell module that involves designing solar collectors, optical components, and electronics. [e&s article]

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