Dr. Stephan Riepe
Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany
Dr. Stephan Riepe is developing high quality multicrystalline silicon for solar cells at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE in Freiburg, Germany. He received his Diploma degree in Physics from University of Freiburg, Germany, in 2001. He joined Fraunhofer ISE working in the field of silicon characterisation. Dr. Riepe received his PhD from University of Constance, Germany, in 2008 for his work on efficiency limiting defects in multicrystalline silicon. Since then he has been heading the research activities on crystallization and wafering at Fraunhofer ISE in Freiburg.