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Dr. rer. nat. Ricky Dunbar


Curriculum Vitae

2008 - 2012

Doctoral Thesis at the LMU Munich
Supervisor: Prof. Lukas Schmidt-Mende, Universität Konstanz (now),
then: LMU Munich)


Honours in Bachelor of Science, University of Adelaide, Australia

Thesis Title: Rejection of Night Sky Background in a new gamma-ray
detection instrument, TenTen. Investigation of the mirror-camera
system’s response to Cherenkov photon fluxes in order to choose
optimum electronics parameters for the camera within performance

2004 - 2006

Bachelor of Science (Space Science and Astrophysics),
University of Adelaide, Australia





Using metallic nanostructures to trap light and enhance absorption in organic solar cells
Dissertation, LMU Munich (2012) Thesis..


R. B. Dunbar, H. C. Hesse, D. S. Lembke, L. Schmidt-Mende:
"Light-trapping plasmonic nanovoid arrays"
PHYSICAL REVIEW B, 85 (3):10.1103/PhysRevB.85.035301 (2012)

J. Weickert, R. B. Dunbar, H. C. Hesse, W. Wiedemann, L. Schmidt-Mende:
"Nanostructured organic and hybrid solar cells"
Adv. Mater. (2011), Article first published online: 15 FEB 2011
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201003991