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10th International Conference on Hybrid and Organic Photovoltaics (HOPV-18)

Between 28-31 May 2018, the 10th International Conference on Hybrid and Organic Photovoltaics (HOPV-18) will be taking place in Benidorm, Spain. The main topics of this conference are the development, function and modeling of materials and devices for hybrid and organic solar cells, including perovskite solar cells, organic solar cells, quantum dot solar cells, and dye-sensitized solar cells together with their integration into devices for photolelectrochemical water splitting.

HOPV-18 is being co-organised by Sustainable Energy & Fuels Advisory Board member Emilio Palomares and will also feature Energy & Environmental Science Editorial Board member Jenny Nelson and Sustainable Energy & Fuels Associate Editor Vincent Artero, both as Invited Speakers at the event.

Both Sustainable Energy & Fuels and Energy & Environmental Science, along with Molecular Systems Design & Engineering, are sponsoring HOPV-18 and will be providing awards for the best poster submissions. The deadline for poster abstract submissions is 30 March 2018.

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Novel Materials for Energy Conversion and Optoelectronics

Energy & Environmental Science and Sustainable Energy & Fuels are delighted to be supporting the International Conference on Novel Materials for Energy Conversion and Optoelectronics taking place in Santa Fe, United States, between 11-12 December 2018.

The scope of the conference covers a broad range of research directions related to novel materials for applications in energy conversion and optoelectronics ranging from photovoltaics and photoelectrochemical and photocatalytic production of solar fuels, to sensing and light emission in electroluminescent devices and lasers. Particular emphasis is on understanding the relationship between the structural properties of materials and their function in final devices, which is key to fostering further advances in device performance. Consequently, novel theoretical and characterization tools represent topics of keen interest to this conference.

Important dates for NEWE18 are:
  • Early registration deadline: 12th August 2018
  • Abstracts submission deadline (oral): 12th August 2018
  • Abstracts submission deadline (poster): 10th November 2018
  • Scientific program: 6th September 2018
  • Social dinner: 11th December 2018
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nanoGe Fall Meeting 2018

nanoGe will be holding their Fall Meeting in Torremolinos, Málaga, Spain between 22-26 October 2018. The meeting will be a unique series of symposia focused on advanced materials preparation and fundamental properties and their applications, in fields such as renewable energy (photovoltaics, batteries), lighting, semiconductor quantum dots, 2-D materials synthesis and semiconductors fundamentals, bioimaging, etc.

Energy & Environmental Science and Sustainable Energy & Fuels are delighted to be sponsoring the event and will be providing awards for the best poster submissions. The deadline for these submissions is 10 September 2018.

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3rd Molecules and Materials for Artificial Photosynthesis Conference

The 3rd Molecules and Materials for Artificial Photosynthesis Conference is taking place in Cancun, Mexico between the 2-5 March 2018. The conference will appeal to researchers from both molecular and materials communities interested in the latest findings for artificial photosynthesis and possible synergistic effects of “fusion” between molecular and materials systems.

Energy & Environmental ScienceSustainable Energy & Fuels and Molecular Systems Design & Engineering are delighted to be sponsoring the event by providing £50 awards.

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2018 Asia-Pacific Hybrid and Organic Photovoltaics Conference (AP-HOPV18)

The 2018 installment of the Asia-Pacific Hybrid and Organic Photovoltaics Conference (AP-HOPV18) will be taking place in Kitakyushu, Japan from 28-30 January. Building upon the successes of the previous conference, AP-HOPV18 will provide an excellent opportunity for scientists and engineers worldwide to exchange information and discussions on the latest developments in photovoltaics and topics to be discussed at the conference include:

  • Perovskite solar cells
  • Dye-sensitized solar cells
  • Organic thin film solar cells
  • Quantum dot solar cells
  • The other hybrid solar cells

AP-HOPV18 is being co-organised by Energy & Environmental Science Advisory Board member Juan Bisquert and Sustainable Energy & Fuels Associate Editor Nam-Gyu Park will be present at the event as an invited speaker.

The deadline for abstract (poster) submissions is 9 November 2017 and more information about AP-HOPV18 can be found here.

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RSC Poster Prize winners at nanoGe 2017

This year’s nanoGe September meeting took place in Barcelona between the 4-8th. Energy & Environmental Science and Sustainable Energy and Fuels presented the winners of the poster sessions with an online-subscription. Our congratulations to Ludmilla Steier and Gianluca Grimaldi!

Ludmilla Steier (centre) of Imperial College, London, was the winner of the Sustainable Energy and Fuels award for her poster “Low-temperature Atomic Layer Deposition of TiO2 for Stable High-performance Organic Photocathodes” Gianluca Grimaldi (left) of Delft University of Technology, was awarded the Energy & Environmental Science prize for his poster titled “Hot electron transfer in bi-component Quantum-Dot solids”.
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RSC Poster Prize Winners at HOPV 2017

The 2017 edition of the International Conference on Hybrid and Organic Photovoltaics was held in Lausanne, Switzerland, between 21-24 May 2017. Royal Society of Chemistry journals: Energy & Environmental Science, Sustainable Energy & Fuels, and Journal of Materials Chemistry A were pleased to support the event and sponsored the following poster prizes:

Arul Varman Kesavan
Department of Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, India“Optical and electronic property tailoring by MoS2-polymer hybrid solar cell”
Bardo Bruijnaers
University of Technology Eindhoven, The Netherlands“The impact of oxygen on charge carrier recombination in planar P-I-N perovskite solar cells”  
Fedwa El-Mellouhi
Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar“Solar cells materials by design: Hybrid pyroxene corner-sharing VO4 tetrahedral chains”

Congratulations to each of the winners!

 

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