Solar Technologies go Hybrid
an initiative of Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Bildung und Kultus, Wissenschaft und Kunst


01 th of August 2015

Visit by Prof. Tsutomu Yokozawa, Kanagawa University, Japan

Prof. Tsutomu Yokozawa, Kanagawa University, Japan visited the University of Bayreuth and gave a talk on “Transition Metal Catalyst Transfer on Conjugated Polymers”. Abstract: -Conjugated polymers are an attractive class of materials due to their potential applications in electronic devices such as field effect transistors (FETs), organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), and photovoltaic cells. Catalyst-transfer...

21 th of July 2015

CeNS Innovation Award 2015 for Aurora Manzi

The CeNS Innovation Award 2015 goes to Aurora Manzi for her master thesis: "Photocatalytic CO2 reduction on copper decorated cadmium sulfide nanorods"

03 th of June 2015

Neues Lehrbuch zur Physik der Energieumwandlung

Prof. Katharina Krischer und Konrad Schönleber vom Physik-Department haben ein neues Lehrbuch zur Physik der Energieumwandlung veröffentlicht. Das englischsprachige Werk behandelt die wichtigsten Energiewandlungsprozesse unter einem vereinheitlichten Blickpunkt.

31 th of May 2015

Visit by Prof. Dr. Anthony Harriman, UK

Prof. Dr. Anthony Harriman, Molecular Photonics Laboratory, Newcastle University (UK), visited the TU München, the FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, the University of Würzburg and the University of Bayreuth under Soltech research program and gave a talk on “Artificial Light-Harvesting antennae for solar fuel generation”. Abstract : Nature utilizes sunlight to drive many critical catalytic processes, most notable photosynthesis and...

27 th of May 2015

More hydrogen with new nanoparticles: renewable energy

Hydrogen is a very promising storage medium for electricity that is generated via renewable sources. NIM scientists have successfully synthesized iron-nickel oxide nanoparticles that allows for the hydrogen production process to be ten times more efficient than existing solutions.