Congratulations on17 Collaboration Grants Awarded

ACAP, thanks to funding made available by ARENA, has awarded 17 new Collaboration Grants to Australian researchers to work with national and international partners. ACAP congratulates the winners, who are listed with their projects and titles here.

Lead Node Title Partners
Chantler, Regine  CSIRO A case study of the degradation of flexible photovoltaic modules STELR, Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ASTE)
Stanford University, USA
Corkish, Richard  UNSW Life cycle assessment on recycling processes of silicon solar modules LACOR, Brazil
Duong, The ANU Improving UV stabilty and efficiency of four-terminal perovskite-silicon tandem system with luminescent downshifting incorporated encapsulant Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
CSIRO Energy, Newcastle
Hameiri, Ziv  01 UNSW Nanoscale localisation of defects in silicon and CZTS via cathodoluminescence and photoluminescence spectroscopy AMOLF, Netherlands
Hameiri, Ziv  04 UNSW Optimisation of silicon solar cell fabrication processes using machine learning algorithm Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore
Hao, Xiaojing  UNSW Advancing the PDS technique for all photovoltaic thin-films Tokyo University
Hiller, Daniel  ANU PassivIating tunnel contacts on Si by AI2O3-monolayers in SiO2 and Si-rich/nanocrystaline SiOx Julich Research Centre, Germany
University of Sydney 
Ho-Baillie, Anita  UNSW Outdoor stability/durability assessment of 2-terminal perovskite-silicon tandem cells CSIRO Energy, Newcastle
Jiang, Yajie  UNSW High efficiency spectrum splitting CPV receiver using a triple-junction solar cell with internal Bragg reflector Azur Space Solar Power, Germany
RayGen Resources Pty Ltd, VIC
Keevers, Mark  UNSW Landmark 50% efficient PV receiver 18th Research Institute of China Electronics Technology Group
(CETC-18), Tianjin, China
RayGen Resources Pty Ltd, VIC
Pillai, Supriya  UNSW Thin silver nanowire based promising transparent conductive layer for solar cells California Institute of Technology
Rougieux, Fiacre  UNSW Manipulating the properties of oxygen-related defects for record efficiency cells Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Germany
University of Freiburg, Germany
Australian National University
Stephen, Meera  UQ Loss-less upscaling of perovskite solar cells by embedded metal grids CSIRO Manufacturing
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Vak, Doojin  CSIRO ITO-free PVs printed directly onto flexible barrier films Norwood Industries
Chonbuk National University (CBNU) Korea
Kyung Hee University (KHU) Korea
Weber, Klaus  ANU Development and implementation of inorganic transport layers in the perovskite cells of perovskite/silicon tandem structures Peking University, China
White, Thomas  ANU High efficiency semi-planar peroviskite cells combining nano-textured electron transport layers and inorganic hole transport materials Sun Yat-Sen University, China
Yimao Wan ANU Advanced dopant-free electron-selective contacts using alkali/alkaline earth metal carbonates University of California Berkeley, USA