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Dr. Karsten Fleischer

Adjunct Assistant Professor (Physics)


  Condensed matter, electronic, magnetic and superconductive properties   Condensed matter, optical and dielectric properties   Linear and nonlinear optics   Materials technology, engineering   Materials, Physical Properties   Materials, Preparation/Fabrication   Optical materials   Photovoltaic   Photovoltaic systems, cells and modules manufacturing   Renewable Energy Sources   Solar, Photovoltaic Conversion   Solid State Physics   Surface science   Surfaces and Interfaces   Thin film solar cells
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Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (German research society) 1998
K. Fleischer, R. Verre, O. Mauit, R. G. S. Sofin, L. Farrell, C. Byrne, C. M. Smith, J. F. McGilp, and I. V. Shvets, Reflectance anisotropy spectroscopy of magnetite (110) surfaces, Physical Review B, 89, 2014, p195118-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
Arca, E; Fleischer, K; Shvets, I.V., Magnesium, nitrogen codoped Cr2O3: A p-type transparent conducting oxide, Applied Physics Letters, 99, (11), 2011, p111910-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
L. Farrell, E. Norton, B.J. O'Dowd, D. Caffrey, I. V. Shvets, K. Fleischer, Spray pyrolysis growth of a high figure of merit, nano-crystalline, p-type transparent conducting material at low temperature, Applied Physics Letters, 107, 2015, p031901-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Karsten Fleischer, Elisabetta Arca, Christopher Smith, I. V. Shvets, Aluminium doped Zn1−xMgxO-A transparent conducting oxide with tunable optical and electrical properties, Applied Physics Letters, 101, (12), 2012, p121918-, Notes: [Copyright (2012) American Institute of Physics. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the American Institute of Physics. The following article appeared in APL 101, 12 and may be found at (], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
Fleischer, K.; Arca, E.; Shvets, I. V., Improving solar cell efficiency with optically optimised TCO layers, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 101, 2012, p262 - 269, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
Losurdo, M., Bergmair, M., Bruno, G., Cattelan, D., Cobet, C., De Martino, A., Fleischer, K., (...), Saxl, O., Spectroscopic ellipsometry and polarimetry for materials and systems analysis at the nanometer scale: State-of-the-art, potential, and perspectives , Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 11, (7), 2009, p1521-1554 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Verre R, Fleischer K, McGilp JF, Fox D, Behan G, Zhang H, Shvets IV., Controlled in situ growth of tunable plasmonic self-assembled nanoparticle arrays, Nanotechnology, 23, 2012, p035606-, Notes: [9 pp], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
S. Chandola, K. Hinrichs, M. Gensch, N. Esser, S. Wippermann, W. G. Schmidt, F. Bechstedt, K. Fleischer, and J. F. McGilp, Structure of Si(111)-In Nanowires Determined from the Midinfrared Optical Response, Physical Review Letters, 102, 2009, p226805/1 - 226805/4, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Sergeeva, Natalia, Chaika, Alexander N, Walls, Brian, Murphy, Barry, Walshe, Killian, Martin, David, Richards, Billy D O, Jose, Gin, Fleischer, K, Aristov, Victor, Molodtsova, Olga, Shvets, Igor V, Krasnikov, Sergey, A photochemical approach for a fast and self-limited covalent modification of surface supported graphene with photoactive dyes., Nanotechnology, 29, (27), 2018, p275705-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Elisabetta Arca, Karsten Fleischer, Sergey A. Krasnikov, and Igor Shvets, Effect of Chemical Precursors On the Optical and Electrical Properties of p‐Type Transparent Conducting Cr2O3:(Mg,N), The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117, (42), 2013, p21901 - 21907, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI

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I'm conducting research on novel oxide materials, with focus on their optical and electrical properties. In particular I'm working on so called transparent conducting oxides (TCOs), which are an important material class in devices such as Displays, LEDs or thin film solar cells. The research spans topics such as low cost growth techniques (spray pyroloysis), high qualiy growth techniques (MBE) and full material characterisation (XRD, XPS, Resistivity, Hall mobility, Ellipsometry, Haze, Transmission) Current research projects focus on modification of commonly used industrial TCOs (ZnO:Al, SnO2:F) in order to tune their optical properties, and fundamental studies on p-type TCOs, which potentially allow for fully transparent electronic devices.