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Newayemedhin Tegegne

Country of origin: Ethiopia Currently in: South Africa, Cape Town General field of specialization: Physics
Early Career Fellowship
Academic Background


2018 Doctorate Physics
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities


Characterization and Optimization of solar cells using cheaper organic semiconductors

Research Keywords: 
organic photovoltaic

Publications resulting from Research: 

1.Newayemedhin Aberra Genene Tessema, Can. J. Phys. 91: 89–92 (2013)
2. Genene Tessema and Newayemedhin Aberra, Physica B 445(2014)56–59

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Higher Education Study
I am currently doing research on study of charge generation and recombination in Organic solar cells mainly using ultrafast transient absorption spectroscopy.

Workshop and Conference Attended

2014 Rabat-Morocco African Laser Centre Annual Workshop
2015 Cape Town New Trends and Faces III: Photophysics of organic materials


Optical society of America (OSA)

Presentation given

A direct arylation dervied bithiophen-isoindigo copolymer for solar cells with high open cicuit volatage
Addis Ababa
Event: Organic Photovoltaics: chemistry physics and technology
Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship awarded 2012

Early Career Fellowship awarded 2019

PHD Graduation 2018

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