Dr. Thomas Kroyer

Head of Group Coating Technology and Systems, Division Energy Technologies and Systems

Research focus

  • PVD coating technology 
  • Optical design and characterization of thin film coatings
  • Low emissivity and solar control coatings on glass and film substrates
  • Bird protection coatings on architectural glazing
  • Insulation glazing with enhance mobile phone transmission
  • Mirror and absorber coatings for solar thermal applications
  • Transparent electrodes and carrier selective layers for organic and Perovskite PV

Curriculum vitae

Since 2019 Head of Group „Coating Technology and Systems“
2011 – 2019 Head of Team „Innovative Coatings“
2008 – 2011 Researcher & Project Manager, Group „Coating Technology and Systems“
2005 – 2008 Scientific Fellow, Radio Frequency Group at CERN, Dept. Accelerators & Beams
2005 PhD thesis: “Application of waveguide mode diagnostics for remote sensing in accelerator beam pipes”
2003 – 2005  PhD project at CERN, Geneva and Vienna University of Technology
1997 – 2003 Electrical Engineering, Course of Studies at Vienna University of Technology

Publications

Jahr
Year
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2023 Thermal interdiffusion, microstructure and contact resistivity of NiOx/Ni/p+ poly-Si layer systems for perovskite/TOPCon tandem solar cells during annealing processes
Lange, Stefan; Fett, Bastian; Kabakli, Özde Seyma; Hähnel, Angelika; Adner, David; Kroyer, Thomas; Bogati, Shankar; Schulze, Patricia; Herbig, Bettina; Hagendorf, Christian; Sextl, Gerhard; Mandel, Karl-Sebastian
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2023 Organic Solar Cell with an Active Area > 1 cm² Achieving 15.8% Certified Efficiency using Optimized VIS-NIR Antireflection Coating
Faißt, Jared; Jiang, Ershuai; Bogati, Shankar; Pap, Leonie; Zimmermann, Birger; Kroyer, Thomas; Würfel, Uli; List, Mathias
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2023 Enhancement of NiOx/Poly-Si Contact Performance by Insertion of an Ultrathin Metallic Ni Interlayer
Lange, Stefan; Fett, Bastian; Kabakli, Özde Seyma; Schulze, Patricia; Adner, David; Kroyer, Thomas; Bogati, Shankar; Herbig, Bettina; Hagendorf, Christian; Sextl, Gerhard; Mandel, Karl-Sebastian
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2023 Modeling of thin-film interference filters on structured substrates: Microfacet-based BSDF versus ray tracing
Wessels, Andreas; Christen, Leonard; Callies, Adrian; Kroyer, Thomas; Höhn, Oliver; Bläsi, Benedikt
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2023 MorphoColor® PV Modules: From Modeling/Design to Demo Installations
Bläsi, Benedikt; Wessels, Andreas; Christen, Leonard; Kroyer, Thomas; Höhn, Oliver; Mattenheimer, Martin; Kuhn, Tilmann; Reinwand, Dirk; Heinrich, Martin; Neuhaus, Holger
Vortrag
Presentation
2023 Structured interference layer systems for the color design of integrated PV systems
Wessels, Andreas; Leonard, Christen; Kroyer, Thomas; Bläsi, Benedikt; Höhn, Oliver
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2022 Winkelabhängige Eigenschaften von MorphoColorTM-Solarkollektoren: Farbstabilität, IAM, Ertrag
Mehnert, Stefan; Kroyer, Thomas; Wessels, Andreas; Höhn, Oliver; Bläsi, Benedikt; Bueno Unzeta, Bruno; Wilson, Helen Rose; Kuhn, Tilmann
Poster
2022 Modeling the optical properties of Morpho-inspired thin-film interference filters on structured surfaces
Wessels, Andreas; Callies, Adrian; Bläsi, Benedikt; Kroyer, Thomas; Höhn, Oliver
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2021 The MorphoColor Concept for Colored Photovoltaic Modules
Bläsi, Benedikt; Kroyer, Thomas; Kuhn, Tilmann E.; Höhn, Oliver
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2021 Influence of the Sputtering Technique and Thermal Annealing on YSZ Thin Films for Oxygen Sensing Applications
Alpuche, Emilio Paz; Gröger, P.; Wang, X.; Kroyer, Thomas; Fasoulas, S.
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2021 The MorphoColor Concept for Colored Photovoltaic Modules and Solar Thermal Collectors
Bläsi, Benedikt; Wessels, Andreas; Callies, Adrian; Eisenlohr, Johannes; Ensslen, Frank; Kuhn, Tilmann; Kroyer, Thomas; Höhn, Oliver
Vortrag
Presentation
2020 Verfahren zum Verbinden zweier Werkstücke mittels Löten und Vorrichtung mit einem ersten und einem zweiten Werkstück, welche mittels eines Lots verbunden sind
Kroyer, Thomas; Gledhill, Sophie; Ali, Muhammed Tahir; Rose, Angela de
Patent
2020 Solderable PVD Al Back Contacts for the Module Integration of High-Efficiency c-Si Solar Cells
Nagel, Henning; Gledhill, Sophie; Kroyer, Thomas; Eberlein, Dirk; Kraft, Achim; Fischer, T.; Hain, Antonia; Wohlfart, Peter; Glatthaar, Markus; Glunz, Stefan W.
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2020 Potential and Challenges of Vehicle Integrated Photovoltaics for Passenger Cars
Heinrich, Martin; Kutter, Christoph; Basler, Felix; Mittag, Max; Alanis, Luis Eduardo; Eberlein, Dirk; Schmid, A.; Reise, Christian; Kroyer, Thomas; Neuhaus, Dirk Holger; Wirth, Harry
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2020 Double-Mesoscopic Hole-Transport-Material-Free Perovskite Solar Cells: Overcoming Charge-Transport Limitation by Sputtered Ultrathin Al2O3 Isolating Layer
Mathiazhagan, Gayathri; Wagner, Lukas; Bogati, Shankar; Yasaroglu Ünal, Kübra; Bogachuk, Dmitry; Kroyer, Thomas; Mastroianni, Simone; Hinsch, Andreas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2019 Optical evaluation of laser generated plating seed layers
Franzl, Yannick; Widmaier, Y.; Kroyer, Thomas; Brand, Andreas; Kühnhold-Pospischil, Saskia; Nekarda, Jan
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2018 Highly Efficient Coloured BIPV Modules with Anti-glare Properties
Eisenlohr, Johannes; Ferrara, Claudio; Bläsi, Benedikt; Kroyer, Thomas; Höhn, Oliver; Heinrich, Martin; Eitner, Ulrich; Kuhn, Tilmann
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2018 Verglasungseinheit, Verfahren zu deren Herstellung und deren Verwendung
Bläsi, Benedikt; Hinsch, Andreas; Höhn, Oliver; Kroyer, Thomas; Kuhn, Tilmann
Patent
2018 Decorated Building-Integrated Photovoltaic Modules: Power Loss, Color Appearance and Cost Analysis
Kutter, Christoph; Bläsi, Benedikt; Wilson, Helen Rose; Kroyer, Thomas; Mittag, Max; Höhn, Oliver; Heinrich, Martin
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2017 Morpho butterfly inspired coloured BIPV modules
Bläsi, Benedikt; Kroyer, Thomas; Höhn, Oliver; Wiese, Martin; Ferrara, Claudio; Eitner, Ulrich; Kuhn, Tilmann
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2017 Solder interconnection of aluminum foil rear side metallization for passivated emitter and rear solar cells
De Rose, Angela; Kraft, Achim; Gledhill, Sophie; Ali, M.T.; Kroyer, Thomas; Pscherer, C.; Graf, M.; Nekarda, Jan; Eitner, Ulrich
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2016 Coloured module glass for BIPV inspired by morpho butterfly
Bläsi, Benedikt; Kroyer, Thomas; Höhn, Oliver; Ferrara, Claudio; Kuhn, Tilmann
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2016 Development and modelling of highly-efficient PVT collectors with low-emissivity coatings
Lämmle, Manuel; Kroyer, Thomas; Fortuin, Stefan; Wiese, Martin; Hermann, Michael
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2016 Flexibler Randverbund für Vakuumisolierglas-Systeme (VIG-S). Abschlussbericht
Glaser, S.; Büttner, B.; Hippeli, S.; Weinländer, H.; Beisel, S.; Kroyer, T.; Gremmelspacher, M.; Rist, T.; Lang, B.; Kübler, R.
Bericht
Report
2016 Benefit of Modern Arc Management in MF Dual Magnetron Sputtering Power Supplies: Stable deposition process for a wide range of materials
Heintze, M.; Kroyer, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2016 Large area patterning using interference and nanoimprint lithography
Bläsi, Benedikt; Tucher, Nico; Höhn, Oliver; Kübler, Volker; Kroyer, Thomas; Wellens, Christine; Hauser, Hubert
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2015 Modelling results of covered PVT collectors regarding low-E coatings and F'
Lämmle, Manuel; Fortuin, S.; Hermann, Michael; Kroyer, Thomas
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2015 Laminated fabric as top electrode for organic photovoltaics
Steim, R.; Chabrecek, P.; Sonderegger, U.; Kindle-Hasse, B.; Siefert, W.; Kroyer, Thomas; Reinecke, P.; Lanz, T.; Geiger, T.; Hany, R.; Nüesch, F.
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2014 Flexible high efficiency perovskite solar cells
Roldán-Carmona, C.; Malinkiewicz, O.; Soriano, A.; Mínguez Espallargas, G.; Garcia, A.; Reinecke, P.; Kroyer, Thomas; Dar, M.I.; Nazeeruddin, M.K.; Bolink, H.J.
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2014 ITO-free organic solar cells with roll-to-roll coated organic functional layers from non-halogenated solvents
Kaduwal, Deepak; Schleiermacher, Hans-Frieder; Schulz-Gericke, Jan; Kroyer, Thomas; Zimmermann, Birger; Würfel, Uli
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2013 Inverted ITO- and PEDOT:PSS-free polymer solar cells with high power conversion efficiency
Kohlstädt, Markus; Grein, M.; Reinecke, P.; Kroyer, Thomas; Zimmermann, Birger; Würfel, Uli
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2009 Comparison between laboratory measurements, simulations, and analytical predictions of the transverse wall impedance at low frequencies
Roncarolo, F.; Caspers, F.; Kroyer, Thomas; Métral, E.; Mounet, N.; Salvant, B.; Zotter, B.
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
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