Research Areas Recommended by Department of Science & Technology | Integral University Lucknow

Directorate of Solar Photovoltaic Systems

Research Areas Recommended by DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

DST’s Recommendation – ‘Collaborations between institutes/research groups are required to foster wider access and to develop a link-up work plan for sharing essential infrastructural capabilities.’

1. New emerging Non-Silicon Technologies:

  • Improving the efficiency & lifetime of Organic Solar Cells (OSCs) through device engineering and low-cost processing methods. (Project in progress)
  • Probing the interfacial recombination, regeneration & mass transport in OSCs using electrical and optical tools. (PhD in progress)
  • Development of High-performing eco-friendly non-fullerene acceptors (NFAs) for OSCs. (PhD in progress)
  • Development of Rigid and Flexible Perovskite solar cells
  • New innovative device designs contributing to higher efficiencies suitable for indoor light harvesting.

2. Silicon Technologies:

  • Large area monocrystalline p/n-type high efficiency Passivated Emitter & Rear Contact (PERC), Bifacial, HJT, Si based tandem solar cell.