Nicholas Ekins-Daukes

UNSW Sydney
Chairperson of Area 5, Associate Professor

Ned’s research interest is to find ways to fundamentally increase the efficiency of photovoltaic solar cells towards the ultimate efficiency limit for solar power conversion of 87%.  He has contributed towards III-V multi-junction solar cells, intermediate band and hot carrier devices with a particular emphasis on the use of nanostructures in photovoltaic devices.   From 2008-17, Ned worked in the Physics department at Imperial College London and prior to that at the School of Physics at the University of Sydney. From 2003-06 he was a JSPS research fellow at the Toyota Technological Institute, Japan.  Ned holds a PhD and MSc from Imperial College and MSci in Physics & Electronics from the University of St Andrews. 


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