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Sede Boqer Symposium on Solar Electricity Production

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The 21st Sede Boqer Symposium on Solar Electricity Production
March 7-8, 2018

Last Call for Papers

Announcing the Last CALL FOR PAPERS for 21st Sede Boqer Symposium, organized by the Ben-Gurion National Solar Energy Center, on Ben-Gurion University's Sede Boqer campus.

The Sede Boqer symposia are unusual in that they combine presentations on all methods of solar energy conversion to electricity.

Abstracts on the following subjects are of interest: solar energy conversion systems, optics of solar systems, models of systems and components, photovoltaic materials and devices, concentrated solar energy, measurements and characterization, solar thermal systems, thermoelectricity, electricity and heat storage, solar applications.

We are pleased to announce that the following leaders in their respective fields have agreed to be our Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Dr. Silke Christiansen
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie (HZB)

“Three-dimensional nano-architectures for solar energy conversion - synthesis, characterization and device integration"


Prof. Michael Graetzel
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

“Molecular Photovoltaics and Perovskite Solar Cells"


Dr. Katharina Krischer
Technische Universität München

“Solar Fuel Generation with Plasmonic Photoelectrochemistry"


Confirmed Invited Speakers:

Prof. Carlos Silva – Georgia Tech, USA
Dr. Alexis Vossier – CNRS, France
Prof. Natalie Stingelin – Imperial College, UK and Georgia Tech, USA
Prof. Garry Rumbles – NREL, USA
Prof. Shengzahong Liu – Shaanxi Normal University, China
Prof. Noam Adir – The Technion, Israel


Please send a title and short abstract in English to:

DEADLINE FOR ABSTRACTS: December 20, 2017.  


On behalf of the Organizing Committee

Professor Eugene A. Katz
Professor Daniel Feuermann
Dr. Arik Yochelis

Ms. Shoshana Dann
Tel. 08-6596934
Fax: 08-6596736

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Keynote Speakers


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