Silicon solar cells, defect characterisation, renewable energy policies, energy storage
Dr Basnet is currently working on fabrication of silicon solar cells based on lower cost wafers with the novel passivating-contact technology. He is also working in the characterization and development of mitigation strategies of bulk defects in the Cz-Si wafers.
Dr Basnet is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the College of Engineering & Computer Science at ANU, after completing his PhD at ANU in 2020. Prior to this, he worked at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE as a research assistant from October 2013 to April 2016. Dr Basnet also has a Master of Science, specialising in Renewable Energy Management, from the University of Freiburg, and a Bachelor of Engineering from the Institute of Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Nepal.
Activities & Awards
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