Silicon Photovoltaic Technologies

Prof. Dr. Raşit Turan

Chair of the Board Division Coordinator, Silicon Photovoltaics
ODTÜ-GÜNAM Silicon Photovoltaic Technologies (SİPV) Unit is Turkey’s leading research and development group in the field of silicon-based photovoltaic solar cell technologies. SİPV unit has rich technical opportunities, especially the Photovoltaic Pilot Production Line (GPVL), which is the most comprehensive facility in our country and the region for the production of industrial-size solar cells. PERC/PERT/PERL, IBC, SHJ, Bifacial, and TopCon are primary research areas that increase productivity and improve processes in cell technologies. Research on domestic metal paste production and copper electroplating is also carried out under the roof of the unit.
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September 27, 2022

ODTÜ-GÜNAM Among the “Most Successful Turkish Research Institutions”

Based on the official data of the European Commission published on August 22, 2022, according to the “Most Successful Turkish Research Institutions” ranking published by TÜBİTAK Horizon Europe Program, ODTÜ-GÜNAM received a total fund of 1.27 million Euro from the Horizon 2020 program for the period 2021-2027. ODTÜ-GÜNAM has become the only Research Infrastructure among the leading higher education institutions in our country. We congratulate all our researchers who contributed to the project applications. (Source: TÜBİTAK Horizon Europe Website) #project #research #funding #horizoneurope

September 21, 2022


The application deadline for the “BEST For Solar – Solar Energy Ideathon”, which will be held at Ege University Solar Energy Institute between October 22-23, 2022, in which ODTÜ-GÜNAM is on its organizing committee, is September 23, 2022. For more information and application:

August 10, 2022


Urban Planning and Design Ready for 2030 ODTÜ-GÜNAM’s project application for “UP2030 (Urban Planning and design ready for 2030)” within the scope of “HORIZON-MISS-2021-CIT-02-01-2030” under the Mission 2021 year calls of Horizon Europe Program, Climate-Neutral, and Smart Cities. It is aimed to provide “guidance” for cities to reach their climate-neutral goals with the studies to be carried out within the consortium, in which METU-GÜNAM is involved with a total of 46 participants, including 12 countries from the European Union. Within the scope of the project, in which Middle Technical University and Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality from Turkey are also involved; the…