seminar on future PV silicon research and education


DATES: 17/12 FROM 11.00 UNTIL 18/12 14.00
VENUE: Realfagbygget, room R9, NTNU campus, Trondheim

For registration send email to Åse Hugdahl,
cc Marisa Di Sabatino,
Deadline 7.12.2012

Tentative programme

Day 1:  17/12/2012
11.00 Registration and lunch
12.30 Welcome and introduction, M. Di Sabatino and B. Hafskjold
13.00 Si feedstock production and refining, G. Tranell
13.30 Overview of the crystallization activities, E. Øvrelid
14.00 Characterization of pv silicon materials, M. Di Sabatino
14.30 Break
15.00 Second and third generation solar cell materials, T. W. Renaas
15.30 Industrial needs, Ø. Nielsen
16.00 The link between research and education (NTNU`s teaching portfolio), TBA
16.30 - 17.30 Lab tour
19.00 Dinner at Clarion Hotel


Day 2:  18/12/2012
08.30 Growth of high-quality Si crystals for Solar Cells
Invited speaker Prof. Nakajima (Japan)
09.00 Silicon PV in Europe: from problem child to third generation technology opportunity
Invited speaker Prof. Sinke (The Netherlands),
09.30 Solar cell market in China
Invited speaker Dr. Hu (China)
10.00 Break
10.30 Economic and technical points of PV strategy innovation,
Invited speaker Prof. Buonassisi (USA)
11.00 Panel discussion
Suggested themes:
- European research cooperations and content of horizon 2020
- International perspectives and opportunities
- Chinese pv market and trends
- Teaching and education perspectives
13.00 - 14.00 Closing and lunch

Published November 16, 2012




Organized by: SINTEF and NTNU, Sponsored by TSO Materials (NTNU)