Jennifer Teixeira

Research Fellow
Nanofabrication for Optoelectronic Applications

Jennifer is a Research Fellow at Nanofabrication for Optoelectronic Applications group, where her research involves topics as, fundamental characterization of charge carrier dynamics in complex semiconductors for energy applications and development of passivation/light management schemes for novel solar cells’ architectures.

Jennifer holds a PhD in Physics from the University of Aveiro. She dedicated her research to understanding the impact of absorbers’ electronic structure on chalcogenide (ultra)thin-film solar cells’ performance. Jennifer trusts that a solid fundamental knowledge of materials’ properties is critical for a continuous fostering of innovative materials through the rational use of natural resources, in order to meet the urge for sustainable energy solutions, suiting the circular economy principle.

Selected Publications

  • M. A. Curado et al.
    Front passivation of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 solar cells using Al2O3: Culprits and benefits
    AAppl. Mater. Today 21, 100867 (2020)
  • J. P. Teixeira et al.
    Evidence of Limiting Effects of Fluctuating Potentials on VOC of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Thin-Film Solar Cells
    Phys. Rev. Applied 11, p. 054013 (2019)
  • J. P. Teixeira et al.,
    Radiative transitions in highly doped and compensated chalcopyrites and kesterites: The case of Cu2ZnSnS4
    Phys. Rev. B 90, p. 2352 (2014)