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Award winners Gips-Schüle Young Scientist Award 2020, Source: Gips-Schüle-Stiftung, 2020 Researchers from IMT and LTI Received the Gips-Schüle Young Scientist Award 2020

Former IMT-researcher Dr. Frederik Kotz (right) and LTI-researcher Dr. Tobias Abzieher (left) were awarded for  outstanding dissertations in the fields of microstructuring of glass and manufacturing of novel types of solar cells (Photo: Gips-Schüle-Stiftung).

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Figure: Demonstration of freedom of choice of printing patterns on millimeter scale by inkjet printing: Digital image files (a) of portraits of some of the researchers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (from left to right: Helge Eggers, Fabian SchackThe Optical Society (OSA) features the work of Helge Eggers

The Optical Society (OSA) features the work of Helge Eggers presented on Inkjet-Printed Perovskite Photovoltaics at the Optical Society (OSA) 2020 Advanced Photonics Congress with a press release. Helge Eggers, doctoral student in the research group of Dr. Ulrich W. Paetzold from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, presented his latest achievements of a perovskite solar cells with inkjet-printed absorber and extraction layers, reaching power conversion efficiencies above 17%. He received the Best Student Paper 1st Prize.

Figure: Adapted from Eggers et al., Adv. Energy Mater. 2020, 10, 1903184.

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Nanostructured polymer film achieves white appearance without the use of environmentally harmful titanium oxide – white beetle Cyphochilus insulanus as a model (Photo: Julia Syurik, KIT).New Materials: Brilliant White Without Pigments

Nanostructured polymer film achieves white appearance without the use of environmentally harmful titanium oxide – white beetle Cyphochilus insulanus as a model (Photo: Julia Syurik, KIT).

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Compound refractive X-ray lenses (Photo: Arndt Last, KIT)SPring-8 Upgrades XRD-Beamline with IMT X-ray Lenses

Compound refractive X-ray lenses (CRLs) made by KIT/IMT have been used to upgrade the high-pressure X-ray diffraction (XRD) beamline BL10XU at the synchrotron source SPring-8 in Japan to enable realizing diffraction experiments of micrometer-sized samples at multi-megabar pressures (Photo: Arndt Last, KIT).

doi:10.1063/1.5126038