PhD student (f/m/d) (Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science)

Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin for Materials and Energy (HZB)

Berlin, Germany

Work group:

Solar Fuels



Area of research:

PHD Thesis



Job description:


Reference No. EE 2019/41


The Institute Solar Fuels is looking for


PhD student (f/m/d) (Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science)


Tasks



  • Investigations on electron dynamics and energetics of prototypical photoelectrode surfaces for photoelectrochemical hydrogen generation

  • Modification of the surface electronic and chemical properties of III-V compound semiconductor absorber systems

  • Use of advanced ultrafast laser spectroscopy methods, such as time-resolved two-photon photoemission (tr-2PPE), to understand surface electronic structure and charge carrier dynamics

  • Combine experimental results with density functional theory (DFT) simulations from project partners to analyse charge transfer and recombination processes

  • Communication of results through publications and conference participation

Requirements

  • Masters Degree/Diploma in physics, chemistry, materials science or a related field
  • Comprehensive knowledge in semiconductor physics
  • Experience working with UHV based characterization techniques including photoelectron spectroscopy and/or time-resolved laser spectroscopy

Further Information

Dr. Dennis Friedrich

+49 30 8062-42923

friedrich@helmholtz-berlin.de

Closing Date: 25.11.2019


Please apply via recruiter’s website.

Quote Reference: EE 2019/41

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