Mayté Caldès (CR-HDR), Nicolas Barreau (MC-HDR), Catherine Guillot-Deudon (IR), Philippe Deniard (DR), Sylvie Harel (MC), Stéphane Jobic (DR), Alain Lafond (PR), Camille Latouche (MC), Michaël Paris (IR), Angélica Thoméré (PhD student)
Thin film technology offers significant potential for low-cost high-efficiency photovoltaic (PV) devices. Chalcogenide based material are good candidates as absorbers in solar cells. We are involved in the crystal chemistry investigation of these compounds such as Cu(In,Ga)Se2 and Cu2ZnSnS4 as well as in the design of new photovoltaic chalcogenides. The main goal is to evidence the structure-properties relationship.