The École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is a prestigious research university located in Lausanne, Switzerland. Established in 1853, EPFL has grown into one of Europe’s leading institutions for science and technology education. With a stunning campus situated on the shores of Lake Geneva and surrounded by the Swiss Alps, EPFL offers a picturesque and inspiring environment for its students and faculty. EPFL is renowned for its cutting-edge research in a wide range of disciplines, including engineering, computer science, life sciences, and physical sciences. It has consistently ranked among the world’s top universities, attracting students and researchers from around the globe. The university places a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration, fostering innovation, and entrepreneurship.
PV-LAB’s current activities cover a broad spectrum, ranging from fundamental research to industrial technology transfer. We have a long history of developing device fabrication methods for a wide variety of transparent conductive oxides, thin-film solar cells and high-efficiency crystalline silicon and thin-film solar cells, such as perovskite solar cells.
In TRIUMPH, EPFL is leading the work on the integration of tandem and triple-junction solar cells (WP4). Together with our partners ISE, IMEC, CSEM, QC, SALD and VA, the aim is to fabricate high-performance and stable cells, using methods that are upscalable.
More information on https://www.epfl.ch/labs/pvlab/