Stefan Omelchenko

Graduate Student

Photovoltaics, Solar Fuels


Stefan is a graduate student in Materials Science and joined the Atwater Group in 2014. His research interests include solar photovoltaics and solar fuels. He has investigated the fundamental charge transport in emerging photovoltaic materials and his current research focuses on developing high efficiency, earth-abundant tandem solar cells. He received a B.S. in Engineering Science and a B.S. in Physics with a minor in Mathematics from the Pennsylvania State University.

Available Publications

Polycrystalline Cu2O photovoltaic devices incorporating Zn(O,S) window layers

Yulia Tolstova, Stefan T. Omelchenko, Raymond E. Blackwell, Amanda M. Shing, Harry A. Atwater
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells (2016) - Photovoltaics

Heteroepitaxial growth of Pt and Au thin films on MgO single crystals by bias-assisted sputtering

Yulia Tolstova, Stefan T. Omelchenko, Amanda M. Shing & Harry A. Atwater
Scientific Reports (2016) - Photovoltaics