Andreas A. Brand

Head of Team Laser Process Development & Metrology, Division PV Production Technology and Quality Assurance

Research focus

  • Development of laser material processes of semiconductors, dielectrics and metals
  • Optical Metrology
  • Optimization of crystalline silicon solar cell
  • Ultrafast laser regeneration of boron oxygen defects
  • High throughput industrial laser processes for solar cell manufacturing
  • Data analysis and modelling 

Short biography

since 2017 Head of Team Laser Process Development & Metrology, Fraunhofer ISE
since 2011 PhD Student "laser structuring processes for crystalline silicon solar cells", Fraunhofer ISE
2008-2011 Tribology Research, Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM
2004/2005 Honours in Physics, UWA Perth
Research Assistant, Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT

Awards & outstanding achievements

2002-2008 Scholarship Dr. Berg & Zangerle
2001 Awards from the German Secretary of Economy & VDI for innovative work in the field of Hydrogen Fuel Cells