Forschungszentrum Juelich Gmbh
52425- Jülich Germany
Description of organization
Forschungszentrum Jülich is an interdisciplinary, publicly funded research centre with a staff of about 4.300 members working on the areas of health, energy and environment. One of the institutes at Jülich, the Institute for Energy and Climate research IEK, which is divided into several departments. One is the IEK-5 Photovoltaik.
The IEK5 – Photovoltaik belongs to the world leading research institutions in silicon thin-film photovoltaics. The IEK5 investigates the scientific basis and the technology for efficient and cost-effective solar modules made from silicon thin-films and related materials. We cover the entire spectrum from research and development of the materials science to process- and device design and, finally, to demonstration of industrially relevant production methods.