Bruno Teixeira de Poças Falcão
  department: Physics  
  group: 1 - inorganic functional nanomaterials and organic-inorganic hybrids

Ph.D. in Physics Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal, 2020

M.Sc. in Physics Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal, 2011

Research interests

Solid state physics, low-dimensional semiconductors; group IV and III-V compound semiconductors; sustainable materials; structural, optical, and electrical properties, Raman spectroscopy; photoluminescence; photovoltaics; optoelectronics

Scientific projects
  • Superhard@extreme - Search for novel superhard materials at extreme conditions of pressure and temperature (PTDC/FIS-MAC/31326/2017)
  • THINC - Thin-film solar cell based on nanocrystalline silicon and structured backside reflectors (10-0939691DSF)
  • LabOPTO - Extension of technical facilities (RECI/FIS-NAN/0183/2012)
  • Si QuaDot PV - Low temperature controlled incorporation of Si quantum dots in amorphous matrices (Si, SiC, and SiN) for application as active layers in single- and multi-junction solar cells (PTDC/CTM- ENE/2514/2012)
  • Core-shell and core-host interactions in functional silicon-nanoparticles (PTDC/FIS/112885/2009)
  • NANOSI-PVCELL - Development, production and marketing of amorphous and nanocrystalline silicon thin film solar cells (QREN, ADI). Consortium: i3N/UA, CENIMAT/FCT-UNL and SolarPlus S.A
  • NANOMORPH - High deposition rate of nanomorph solar cells by using novel depo- sition conditions (PTDC/CTM/099719/2008)