Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (11/04/2014 02.02)

Electrical characterization of CIGS-based thin film solar cells

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Electrical characterization of thin-film solar cells based on CIGS (Cu(In,Ga)Se2), grown at IMEM-CNR by using the PED (Pulsed Electron Deposition) technique. The activities focus in particular on the determination of the photovoltaic parameters (efficiency, FF, Isc, Voc), the device processing (contacts, scribing, etc.) and the surface treatment by chemical etching and photolithography.

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Research Fields


Eligibility criteria

- Degree in Chemistry obtained in accordance with the legislation in force before Minsiterial Decree DM 509/99 or Degree of II level/Master (Ministerial Decree DM May 4, 2004).

- PhD in Science and Technology of Innovative Materials.

- Proven experience in the processing and electrical characterization of thin film solar cells, photolithography.

Selection process

The selection will be carried out by a committee and will be based on the evaluation of scientific titles and cv, followed by an interview on the topic of the grant program

Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
International mobility required ?no
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceItaly
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesItaly
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Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Employment contract with full social securityno
Total amount per fellowship per year22000
Covers salaryyes
Maximum duration of fellowship12
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Funding organisation / Contacts
Istituto dei Materiali per l'Elettronica ed il Magnetismo - CNR

Public research
Parma - Italy