Text Box: Nanostructured Devices:
Third generation solar cells formed with Atomic Layer Depositon (ALD)






Sequential deposition using atomic level precision

Formation of 1-5 nm-thick layers on nanoparticle based solar cells




Third generation solar cells consisting of:

     Semiconductor nanoparticles for electron/hole generation

     TiO2 transport layer deposited with 100% conformal ALD

     TiN electrode with conformal ALD


Other applications: Copper interconnects, novel nano-structured materials

Collaboration: Chemistry, Electrical Engineering and Industrial partners


Text Box: Atomic Layer Deposition Apparatus



Students: Joyce Zhou and Adam Stokes


More information:galers@ucsc.edu