Lecture announcements - TU Berlin

Photo-Electrochemical Energy Conversion (PEEC)

Prof. Dr. Roel van de Krol (roel.vandekrol@helmholtz-berlin.de)
and Dr. Fatwa Abdi

Starting:  Thursday 19.10.2017  (ends: 12.02.2018)
Time:   9:00 - 13:00
Place:  Lecture room TC-318, TU Berlin


1.  Climate Change, the Hydrogen Economy and pathways to solar fuels

2.  Basic semiconductors properties: energy levels, charge carriers, dopants, and junctions

3.  Defect chemistry of metal oxides: Brouwer diagrams, doping strategies

4.  The semiconductor/electrolyte interface: energetics and charge transfer processes

5.  Photoelectrochemical water splitting and CO2 conversion

6.  Materials design, selection and examples

7.  Solar fuel devices, artificial leafs & reactors

Solar Fuels and Energy Converting Devices

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Fiechter (fiechter@helmholtz-berlin.de)

Starting:   Thursday 19.10.2017
Time:       16:30 - 18:00 Uhr
Location:  Institut für Chemie, Straße des 17. Juni 115, 10623 Berlin
                Bldg. C, room C229


•        Renewable Energies and energy storage

•         Function of photoelectrochemical cells

•         Fuel cells and electrolyzers

•         (Photo)electrochemical measuring method

•         Nanostructures in photocatalysis

•         Thermodynamics and efficiency rates

•         Materials and properties

•         Thermodynamic modelling

•         Analytical methods (synchrotron and neutron)

•         Perspectives and new concepts