Plasma and energy science

Relevant EPFL laboratories

LRESE – Laboratory of Renewable Energy Science and  Engineering (Sophia Haussener)

Thermal sciences, fluid dynamics, electro-magnetism, and thermo/electro/photochemistry in complex multi‐phase media, on multiple scales, for design of efficient energy conversion and storage processes, reactor and device engineering and system optimization.

LPI – Laboratory of Photonics and Interfaces (Michael Grätzel)

Perovskite solar cells and other means of solar fuel research.

PEL – Power Electronics Laboratory (Drajen Dujic)

High voltage and power electronics.

PVLAB – Photovoltaics and Thin Film Electronics Laboratory (Christoph Ballif)

Thin-film devices, crystalline silicon solar cells and product reliability.

SPC – Swiss Plasma Center (Ivo Furno)

basic plasma physics, fusion science and technology.