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Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH, Institut für Silizium-Photovoltaik

Kekuléstraße 5, 12489 Berlin


Prof. Dr. Bernd Rech


Marion Krusche


Research at the scientific and technological foundations for the application of thin film technology in silicon photovoltaics: Thin film solar cells.

The main topics are to develop new technologies and the use of modern anlaytical methods for characterisation of solar cells.


Artem Musiienko, HZB Berlin © F. Krawatzek /HZB
Maria Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship for HZB Researcher Artem Musiienko
In his HyPerGreen project, the researcher aims to improve the efficiency of lead-free perovskite solar cells
cluster facility HZB,© B. Stannowski / HZB
HZB cooperates with solar module manufacturer Meyer Burger
On the way to mass production: perovskite silicon tandem cells
Production line for solar cells. © Qcells
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin and Qcells jointly coordinate four-year research and innovation project PEPPERONI
European pilot line for innovative photovoltaic technology based on tandem solar cells
world record cell HZB. © Amran Al-Ashouri /HZB
Another world record for HZB perovskite silicon tandem solar cells
Almost 30 % efficiency for next-generation tandem solar cells
Credit: IRIS Adlershof
Advances in organic semiconductor research improve performance of light-emitting diodes (OLED)
Team of researchers investigated the synthesis, structure, optical properties of poly(triazine imide)
tandem solar cell © HZB/Eike Köhnen
Production facilities for silicon-perovskite tandem solar cells at Helmholtz-Zentrum
New facilities pave the way for industrial-scale production
photon upconversion © BAM/Christian Würth
Efficient conversion of the wavelength
By “upconversion” of photons, researchers at HZB and BAM achieve an up to a one-thousand-fold increase in the electric field strength of the light ...