Pauls Stradins
Joint Appointment NREL, Department of Physics

Contact

NREL
303-384-6774
pauls.stradins@nrel.gov
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Education

  • PhD, Institute of Physics, Latvian Academy of Sciences
  • MS, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Moscow, and Institute of Solid State Physics, Chernogolovka

Research Areas

  • Nanostructured semiconductor materials for photovoltaics: Quantum dots (Si), nanowires, “black” silicon, advanced light-trapping structures
  • Film silicon photovoltaics: Epitaxial growth and defect formation mechanisms, device physics, light trapping
  • Thin-film silicon photovoltaics and physics of disordered silicon: Light-induced structural changes, defects, hydrogen, electronic transport

Awards and Recognitions

  • NREL Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer awards
  • NREL Director’s Award