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Upconverting Electrodes for Improved Solar Energy Conversion

Start Date: September 2011

Investigators

Jennifer Dionne and Alberto Salleo, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University

Annual Reports

Publications

  • Naik, G., Dionne, J., “Photon Upconversion with Hot Carriers in Plasmonic Systems”, submitted (2015)
  • “Wisser, M. D., Chea, M., Lin, Y., Wu, D. M., Mao, W. L., Salleo, A., Dionne, J. A. “Strain-induced modification of optical selection rules in lanthanide-based upconverting nanoparticles.” Nano Letters 15 (2015).”
  • “Briggs, J.A., Wu, D. M., Atre, A., Garcia-Etxarri, A., and Dionne, J. A. “Upconversion for Enhanced Photovoltaics,” Physics of Sustainable Energy III: Using Energy Efficiently and Producing it Renewably, AIP Publishers (2015)”
  • “Wisser, M. D., Chea, M., Lin, Y., Wu, D. M., Mao, W. L., Salleo, A., Dionne, J. A. Modifying selection rules toward enhanced upconversion in Yb,Er-based systems. Paper In preparation (2014).”
  • Wu, D. M., Salleo, A. Dionne, J. A. Nanoantenna-enhanced upconversion. Paper in preparation (2014)
  • Wu, D. “Upconversion enhancement in doped NaYF4 nanoparticles via plasmonic coupling to metal nanostructures.” Manuscript in preparation, 2013.
  • Briggs, J. A., A. C. Atre, and J. A. Dionne. “Narrow-bandwidth solar upconversion: Case studies of existing systems and generalized fundamental limits.” Journal of Applied Physics 113, No. 12, 124509 (2013).
  • Michael W., “Effect of pressure on upconverted emission in doped NaYF4 nanoparticles.” Manuscript in preparation.
  • Wu, D., J. Dionne, and A.Salleo, “Efficient upconversion and electrical carrier extraction in Ag nanowire, NaYF4:Yb3+/Er3+ nanocrystal composites” (manuscript in preparation, 2012).

Presentations

  • Wu, D. M., Sheikholeslami, S. N., Lau, V. M., Salleo, A., Dionne, J. A. Solution processed approaches to enhanced upconversion. Oral Presentation. Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 24, 2014.
  • Wisser, M. D., Chea, M., Lin, Y., Wu, D. M., Mao, W. L., Salleo, A., Dionne, J. A. “Modifying selection rules toward enhanced upconversion in Yb,Er-based systems.” Poster presentation. 2014 MRS Spring Meeting, CA, April 2014.
  • Wu, D. M., Sheikholeslami, S. N., Lau, V. M., Dionne, J. A., Salleo, A. Improving upconverting materials for enhanced light absorption in photovoltaics. Poster Presentation. International Colloquium on Flexible Electronics and Photovoltaics, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, November 5, 2013.
  • Wisser, M., Wu, D. M., Dionne, J. A., Salleo, A. Electronic and plasmonic approaches to improving upconversion for solar energy conversion. Poster Presentation. Materials By Design Fall Conference, Stanford, CA, October 24, 2013.
  • Wu, D. M., Sheikholeslami, S. N., Salleo, A., Dionne, J. A. Modifying lanthanide upconversion with metallic nanostructures. Poster Presentation. Global Climate and Energy Project Symposium, Stanford, CA, October 8, 2013.
  • Wisser, M. D., Salleo, A., Dionne, J. A. “Pressure dependence of structure and luminescence properties in lanthanide-based upconverters.” Poster presentation. Global Climate and Energy Project Symposium, Stanford, CA, October 2013.
  • Wu, D. M., Sheikholeslami, S. N., Dionne, J. A., Salleo, A. Metal-enhanced lanthanide upconversion. Poster Presentation. Materials Research Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2, 2013.
  • Wisser, M. D., Chea, M., Salleo, A., Dionne, J. A. “Pressure dependence of lanthanide based upconverting nanoparticles.” Oral presentation. 2013 MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2013.
  • Michael Wisser – Poster presentation, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Updated July 2015