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Fabrication of CdTe/CdS core/shell quantum dot light emitting diodes with Good Current Efficacy about 0.1 cd/A in NCL.

Date: 10.08.2014 (1393/05/19)

Correspondence: Hakimeh Zare

Welcome back to Mr. Aldaghi returning from the sabbatical leave in  Seoul, South Korea .

Date: 01.07.2014 (1393/04/10)

Successful MS defense by Mr Farshad Riahinia.

Date: 29.06.2014 (1393/04/08)

Welcome to new M.S. students: Mr. Mostafa Shabanzadeh and Mr. Seyed Amin MirKazemi.

Date: 22.06.2014 (1393/04/01)

Welcome to our new group member: Dr. Masoumeh Ghalkhani, She is Assistant Professor at Shahid Rajaei University and joined to our group as a visiting professor.

Date: 21.06.2014 (1393/04/01)

 

Welcome to our new group member: Dr. Shaker Hajati, He is Assistant Professor at Yasouj University and joined to our group as visiting professor.

Date: 21.01.2014 (1392/11/01)

 

New Paper accepted:

F. Behrouznejad, N. Taghavinia

"High-performance/low-temperature-processed dye solar cell counter electrodes based on chromium substrates with cube-like morphology", Journal of Power Sources

Date: 21.02.2014

Correspondence: Fatemeh Behrouznejad

 

New Paper accepted:

F. Behrouznejad, N. Taghavinia

"Utilizing chromium as the photoanode substrate in dye sensitized solar cells",ChemElectroChem

Date: 21.02.2014

Correspondence: Fatemeh Behrouznejad

 

Welcome to our new group member: Dr. Farzaneh Mahyari

Date: 04.01.2014

 

Fabrication of CIS solar cells with 6% efficiency in NCL. Solution Processed Inorganic Solar Cell based on CIS2 Nano-Crystals are good approaches to achieve the high efficiency. In our approach we need no vacuum system or Selenization Process.

Date: 20.12.2013

Correspondence: Mehdi Dehghani

 

New Paper published:

H. Alehdaghi, M. Marandi, M. Molaei, A. Irajizada, N. Taghavinia

"Facile synthesis of gradient alloyed ZnxCd1−xS nanocrystals using a microwave-assisted method", Journal of Alloys and Compounds

Date: 20.12.2013

Correspondence: Hasan Alehdaghi

 

Conference on Nanostructured Solar Cells (NSSC92) was held on November 7th 2013, at Sharif University of Technology. Please Click here for more information.

 

A dye solar panel, as the first experience in the country, was fabricated. The panel is based on W-type 10x10 cm2 modules with typical 3.5% efficiency.

Date: 06.10.2013

Correspondence: Ebrahim Chalangar, Raheleh Ghahari, Nahid Ghazyani, Sara Mirsalari, Dr. Fariba Tajabadi

 

New Paper published:

Nahid Ghazyani, Mohammad Hossein Majles Ara, Fariba Tajabadi, Ali Dabirian, Raheleh Mohammadpour and Nima Taghavinia

"Dielectric core–shells with enhanced scattering efficiency as back-reflectors in dye sensitized solar cells", RSC Advances

Date: 04.10.2013

Correspondence: Nahid Ghazyani

 

Successful MS defense by Mr Rohollah Khosroshahi. We all wish him luck in his new position as PhD student.

Date: 01.10.2013

 

New Paper published:

Zahra Hosseini, Wei-Kai Huang, Cheng-Ming Tsai, Teng-Ming Chen, Nima Taghavinia and Eric Wei-Guang Diau

"Enhanced Light Harvesting with a Reflective Luminescent Down-Shifting Layer for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces

Date: 12.06.2013

Correspondence: Zahra Hosseini

 

Fabrication of CIS solar cells with 2% efficiency in NCL. Solution Processed Inorganic Solar Cell based on CIS2 Nano-Crystals are good approaches to achieve the high efficiency. In our approach we need no vacuum system or Selenization Process.

Date: 19.02.2013 (1391/12/01)

Correspondence: Mehdi Dehghani

 

Fabrication of Hybrid Light Emitting Diode (HLED) with Good Current Efficacy about 1 cd/A in NCL.

Date: 19.02.2013 (1391/12/01)

Correspondence: Hasan Aldaghi

 

Successful MS defense by Ms Maryam Vasei.

Date: 27.01.2013 (1391/11/08)

 

Successful MS defense by Mr Ebrahim Chalangar.

Date: 19.01.2013 (1391/10/30)

 

Successful PhD defense by Mr Meysam Pazoki. He has  worked on "Investigation of the Effect of Morphology, Surface and Chemical Composition on the Back Reaction of Electrons in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells" during his PhD research.

Date: 12.12.2012 (1391/9/21)

 

Successful PhD defense by Ms Nafiseh Sharifi. She has  worked on "Fabrication of Plasmonic Structures and Investigation of the Effect of Surface Plasmon Resonance on Dye Sensitized Solar Cell" during his PhD research.

Date: 7.11.2012 (1391/8/17)

 

New Paper published:

Meysam Pazoki,  Nima Taghavinia,  Yaser Abdi,  Fariba Tajabadi,  Gerrit Boschloo and Anders Hagfeldt

"CVD-grown TiO2 particles as light scattering structures in dye-sensitized solar cells", RSC Advances

Date: 9.10.2012

Correspondence: Meisam Pazouki

 

New Paper published:

Nafiseh Sharifi, Shabnam Dadgostar, Nima Taghavinia and Azam Irajizad.

"Freestanding light scattering hollow silver spheres prepared by a facile sacrificial templating method and their application in dye-sensitized solar cells", Journal of Power Sources

Date: 2.10.2012

Correspondence: Nafiseh Sharifi

 

Successful MS defense by Ms Zahra Ghane.

Date: 23.10.2012 (1391/8/2)

 

Successful MS defense by Ms Sara Mashhoun. and we all wish her good luck in her new position as a PhD student.

Date: 18.8.2012 (1391/6/28)

 

Conference on Nanostructured Solar Cells (NSSC91) will be held on October 18th 2012, at Sharif University of Technology. Please Click here for more information.

 

Welcome to new M.S. students: Farshad Riahinia and Rouhollah Khosroshahi.

Date: 11.07.2012 (1391/4/21)

 

CdTe nanoparticles with 60% luminescence quantum efficiency were synthesized in NCL.

Date: 12.06.2012 (1391/03/23)

Correspondence: Hakimeh Zare

 

New Paper published:

Shabnam Dadgostar, Fariba Tajabadi and Nima Taghavinia.

"Mesoporous Submicrometer TiO2 Hallow Spheres as Scaterrers in dye-Sensitized Solar Cells", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces

Date: 19.05.2012 (1391/02/30)

Correspondence: Shabnam Dadgostar

 

Dr. Fariba Tajabadi and Dr. Nima Taghavinia's US patent was issued under the title of single-sided dye-sensitized solar cells having a vertical patterned structure” and publication number of US20110220192.

Date: 06.05.2012 (1391/2/17)

 

Congratulations to Ms. Raheleh Ghahari.

Her poster was selected as one of top 10 posters of 4th International Conference on Nanostructures (ICNS4).

Date: 14.03.2012 (1390/12/24)

 

Successful MS defense of Ms. Nahid Ghazyani.

Date: 08.03.2012 (1390/12/16)

 

New record for DSSC efficiency in NCL: 8.63% efficiency was achieved using a new paste.

Date: 01.02.2012 (1390/11/12)

Correspondence: Nahid Ghazyani

 

Successful MS defense of Ms. Fatemeh Behrouznejad and we all wish her luck in her new position as a PhD student.

Date: 25.01.2012 (1390/11/5)

 

Dr. Rahman left for a postdoctoral position at University of California, Davis. We all wish him luck.

Date: 16.01.2012 (1390/10/26)

 

Successful MS defense of Ms. Raheleh Ghahary.

Date: 08.01.2012 (1390/10/18)

 

News 2011

 

Dr. Nima Taghavinia has been selected as one of the best researchers of Sharif University of Technology.

Date: 28.12.2011 (1390/10/07)

 

New Paper published:

Mahmoud Samadpour, Azam Iraji Zad , Nima Taghavinia, Maziar Marandi and Fariba Tajabadi.

" Charge transport properties in nanocomposite photoanodes of DSSCs: crucial role ofelectronic structure", The European Physical Journal Applied Physics

Date: 23.12.2011 (1390/10/02)

Correspondence: Mahmoud Samadpour

 

Successful PhD defense of Mr Mahmoud Samadpour. He worked on the fabrication of Dye and Quantum Dot Sensitized Solar Cells during his PhD research.

Date: 27.11.2011 (1390/09/06)

 

Workshop on Fabrication and Characterization of Dye Sensitized Solar Cells was held on November 24th and December 1st at Sharif University of Technology.

 

New Paper accepted:

Mahmoud Samadpour, Sixto Giménez , Azam Iraji Zad , Nima Taghavinia, and Ivan Mora-Sero

" Easily manufactured TiO2 hollow fibers for quantum dot sensitized solar cells", Phys.Chem. Chem. Phys

Date: 24.11.2011 (1390/09/03)

Correspondence: Mahmoud Samadpour

 

Successful MS defense of Ms. Rahimeh Sedighi. We all wish her good luck in her new position as a PhD student.

Date: 28.09.2011 (1390/07/06)

 

Congratulations to Mr. Hasan Aldaghi on his wedding!

Date: 21.09.2011 (1390/06/30)

 

Successful MS defense of Ms. Sara Mirsalari.

Date: 21.09.2011 (1390/06/30)

 

Successful PhD defense of Mr Mehdi Molaei. He worked on the fabrication of Hybrid Light Emitting Diodes based on CdS nanocrystals during his PhD research.

Date: 20.09.2011 (1390/06/29)

 

Congratulations to new PhD students: Ms. Rahimeh Sedighi, Ms. Leila Shooshtari and Mr. Amin Pourandarjani.

Date: 18.09.2011 (1390/06/27)

 

Conference on Nanostructured Solar Cells(NSSC90)  held on September 15th 2011, at Sharif University of Technology. Please Check here for more information.

 

Successful MS defense of Ms. Azin Babaei.

Date: 29.06.2011 (1390/04/08)

 

New Paper accepted:

Mahmoud Samadpour, Pablo P. Boix , Sixto Giménez , Azam Iraji Zad , Nima Taghavinia , Ivan Mora-Sero , and Juan Bisquert,

" Fluorine Treatment of TiO2 for Enhancing Quantum Dot Sensitized Solar Cell Performance",J. Phys. Chem. C

Date: 23.06.2011 (1390/04/02)

Correspondence: Mahmoud Samadpour

 

First HLED in the Lab, based on CdSe, was fabricated.

Date: 10.05.2011 (1390/2/20)

Correspondence: Azin Babaee

 

Welcome back to Mahmoud Samadpour and Nafise Sharifi returning from the cooperative research period in Universitat Jaume I de Castelló and EPFL.

Date: 10.05.2011 (1390/2/20)

 

Welcome to new M.S. students: Zahra Ghane, Nahid Ghazyani and Sara Mashhoun

Date: 22.04.2011 (1390/2/2)

 

New Paper accepted:

Leyla Shooshtari, Masoud Rahman, Fariba Tajabadi and Nima Taghavinia,

"TiO2 Fibers Enhance Film Integrity and Photovoltaic Performance for Electrophoretically Deposited Dye Solar Cell Photoanodes", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2011

Date: 23.02.2011 (1389/12/4)

Correspondence: Leyla Shooshtari

 

Successful PhD defense of Mr Masoud Rahman.

He did a great job working on "Layer by Layer Self Assembly of TiO2 Nanoparticles to Fabricate Photoanode of Dye Sensitized Solar Cell" for his doctoral thesis.

Date: 09.02.2011 (1389/11/20)

 

New Paper Published:

M. Samadpour, A. Irajizad, N. Taghavinia and M. Molaei,

"A new structure to increase the photostability of CdTe quantum dot sensitized solar cells", J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. (2011) 44 045103

Date: 11.01.2011 (1389/10/21)

Correspondence: Mahmoud Samadpour

 

New Paper accepted:

Masoud Rahman, Fariba Tajabadi, Leyla Shooshtari and Nima Taghavinia, "Nanoparticulated hollow TiO2 fibers as light scatterers in dye sensitized solar cells: layer-by- layer self assembly parameters and mechanism", ChemPhysChem, 2011

Date: 06.01.2011 (1389/10/16)

Correspondence: Masoud Rahman

 

Highest efficiency by far in the lab: 8.3% DSC efficiency was achieved using particulated hollows spheres as scatterers

Date: 05.01.2011 (1389/10/15)

Correspondence: Shabnam Dadgostar