European Society for Quantum Solar Energy Conversion

European Summer School on

Basic Principles and New Concepts of Quantum Solar Energy Conversion

September 14-19, 2003, Kleinwalsertal, Österreich

The lectures will cover the basic principles important for understanding the conversion of solar energy into chemical and electricalenergy by solar cells and photocatalysts.
The main topics will be: Principles of photovoltaic devices
Thermodynamics of light
Silicon based photovolatic devices
Plastic Solar Cells
Chemistry and physics of interfaces
Energy transfer in antenna systems
Semiconductor Photocatalysis
Photoelectrochemical cells
Semiconductor nanostructures and quantum dots

All lectures will be given by recognized scientists.Confirmed lecturers are A. Klein (Technische Universität Darmstadt), H.Kisch (Universität Erlangen - Nürnberg), G. Calzaferri (Universität Bern), H.Ries (Universität Marburg), P. Würfel (Universität Kalsruhe), H.-J. Quiesser (Max-Planck Institute Stuttgart) S. Sariciftci (Universität Linz) and D. Vanmaekelbergh (Universiteit Utrecht).

Lecture Notes by Prof. A. Klein

The lectures will be given in the mountain guesthouse "Waldemar Petersen Haus"of the Technische Universität Darmstadt at Hirschegg (Kleinwalsertal, Österreich)where all attendants and lecturers will be lodged.

Last updated September 30, 2003

European Society for Quantum Solar Energy Conversion