Phil Jahelka

Graduate Student

Plasmonics



Phil Jahelka graduated from Reed College with a BA in Physics in 2014, where he wrote his thesis on the validity of the envelope function and effective mass approximations under Darrell Schroeter. Phil joined the Applied Physics option at Caltech in 2014 and is currently researching III-V nanowire on Si tandem solar cells.

Available Publications


Low-Intensity High-Temperature (LIHT) Solar Cells for Venus Atmosphere

Jonathan Grandidier, Alexander P. Kirk, Mark L. Osowski, Pawan K. Gogna, Shizhao Fan, Minjoo L. Lee, Margaret A. Stevens, Phillip Jahelka, Giulia Tagliabue, Harry A. Atwater, and James A. Cutts
IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics (2018) - Photovoltaics

Silicon heterojunction solar cells with effectively transparent front contacts

Rebecca Saive, Mathieu Boccard, Theresa Saenz, Sisir Yalamanchili, Colton R. Bukowsky, Phillip Jahelka, Zhengshan J. Yu, Jianwei Shi, Zachary Holman and Harry A. Atwater
Sustainable Energy and Fuels (2017)