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Dr Jon Major

EPSRC Early Career Research Fellow Physics

Research

Research Overview

I am an experimental Physicist working within the Stephenson Institute for Renewable Energy focusing on materials science and device physics for thin film solar cells. I also have ongoing research into solar fuels, semiconductor defects and transparent conductive oxides.

Research Group Membership

Research Grants

Nanoscale Interfacial Engineering of Antimony-based Absorber Materials for PV Applications

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

January 2020 - March 2021

EPSRC Capital Award emphasising support for ECRS

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

October 2018 - March 2020

Advanced electrical Characterisation of thin film PV structures

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

November 2015 - March 2016

Capacitance spectroscopy led process innovations to improve VOC in CdTe thin film solar cells

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

May 2016 - December 2022