Hele Savin

Professori (Associate professor)
Professori (Associate professor)
T411 Dept. Electronics and Nanoeng
  • defect engineering in microelectronic and photovoltaic applications
  • black silicon in photovoltaics and imaging detectors
  • atomic layer deposition for semiconductor surface passivation
  • light induced degradation in silicon
Full researcher profile
https://research.aalto.fi/...

Contact information

Phone number
+358505410156

Areas of expertise

Photovoltaics, Characterization, Defect engineering, Semiconductors, Nanotechnology, Micro- and Nanoelectronics, Detectors, Black silicon, Atomic layer deposition

Honors and awards

Special Recognition (World Cultural Council)

The World Cultural Council selects people with outstanding achievements in science, education, and art since 1984.. Also, a special recognition will be given for researchers who have made remarkable achievements in the host country, up to a maximum of 10 people.
Award or honor granted for academic career Department of Micro and Nanosciences Jan 2014

Best Poster Award at IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference

Poster title: Gettering of iron in silicon solar cells with implanted emitters
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Micro and Nanosciences Jan 2013

SiWEDS Outstanding Research Award (Silicon Wafer and Defect Engineering Centre, USA)

... in recognition of her exceptional technical contribution in the field of silicon material science.
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Micro and Nanosciences Jan 2004

Future of Electricity Award (Association of Electrical Engineers)

“In recognition of her career-long work developing solar energy conversion efficiency”
Award or honor granted for academic career Department of Micro and Nanosciences Jan 2014

Young Scientist Award World Economic Forum (WEF), Switzerland

The Young Scientists represent rising-star researchers in the work of the World Economic Forum. The Young Scientists are extraordinary scientists from various academic disciplines and geographies. They are committed to integrating scientific knowledge into society for the public good. In the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Young Scientists helps leaders engage with science and the role it plays in society.<br/><br/>Selection criteria:<br/>- Experience as a Principal Investigator, group leader or early tenure track professor <br/>- Present a recognized record of research excellence<br/>- Demonstrate a commitment to serve society at large through exceptional contribution<br/>- Show an impeccable public record and good standing in their community<br/>
Award or honor granted for academic career Department of Micro and Nanosciences Jan 2013

European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant

Researchers of any nationality with 2-7 years of experience since completion of PhD, a scientific track record showing great promise and an excellent research proposal.
Award or honor granted for academic career Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering Jan 2012

Materials Technology Innovation Award, 2nd place (FTI)

...to encourage free university research to come up with inventions of significant value for Finland.
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering Jan 2010

Master's Thesis of the Year

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering Jan 2000

Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship

Humboldt foundation sponsors academic collaborations between foreign and German researchers by granting research fellowships based on candidate's excellent performance. Fellowships from the Foundation are considered to be among the most prestigious and generous awards in Germany.
Award or honor granted for academic career Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering Jan 2009

35th EU PVSEC 2018 Student Award

Talk title: Elimination of light-induced degradation by black silicon<br/>The award was delivered in recognition of the most remarkable and outstanding research work in the field of PV.
Award or honor granted for a specific work School common, ELEC Sep 2018

Research groups

  • Hele Savin Group

Publications

Fast Wafer-Level Characterization of Silicon Photodetectors by Photoluminescence Imaging

Hussein Ayedh, Wisa Förbom, Juha Heinonen, Ismo T. S. Heikkinen, Marko Yli-Koski, Ville Vähänissi, Hele Savin 2022 IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices

(oral talk) Effect of anode sheet resistance on rise time of black silicon induced junction photodiodes

Juha Heinonen, Antti Haarahiltunen, Ville Vähänissi, Toni Pasanen, Hele Savin, Mikko Juntunen 2022

Reduction of defect density at Ge/Al2O3 interface using GeO2 interfacial layers

Joonas Isometsä, John Fung, Toni Pasanen, Hanchen Liu, Oskari Leiviskä, Marko Yli-Koski, Ville Vähänissi, Hele Savin 2022

(poster) Optical absorption and carrier lifetime of fs-laser black silicon

Xiaolong Liu, Behrad Radfar, Toni Pasanen, Ville Vähänissi, Hele Savin 2022

Tailoring Femtosecond-Laser Processed Black Silicon for Reduced Carrier Recombination Combined with >95% Above-Bandgap Absorption

Xiaolong Liu, Behrad Radfar, Kexun Chen, Toni Pasanen, Ville Vähänissi, Hele Savin 2022 Advanced Photonics Research

Effects of post oxidation of SiO2/Si interfaces in ultrahigh vacuum below 450 °C

Zahra Jahanshah Rad, Juha Pekka Lehtiö, Kexun Chen, Iris Mack, Ville Vähänissi, Mikko Miettinen, Marko Punkkinen, Risto Punkkinen, Petri Suomalainen, Hannu Pekka Hedman, Mikhail Kuzmin, Jekaterina Kozlova, Mihkel Rähn, university tart, Hele Savin, Pekka Laukkanen, Kalevi Kokko 2022 Vacuum

Effect of anode sheet resistance on rise time of black silicon induced junction photodiodes

Juha Heinonen, Antti Haarahiltunen, Ville Vähänissi, Toni P. Pasanen, Hele Savin, Mikko A. Juntunen 2022 SPIE Conference Proceedings

Observation of Si 2p Core-Level Shift in Si/High-κ Dielectric Interfaces Containing a Negative Charge

Juha-Pekka Lehtiö, Zahra Jahanshah Rad, Sari Granroth, Muhammad Yasir, Marko Punkkinen, Risto Punkkinen, Hannu-Pekka Hedman, Jean-Pascal Rueff, Ismo T.S. Rauha, Hele Savin, Pekka Laukkanen, Kalevi Kokko 2021 Advanced Electronic Materials

Al-neal Degrades Al2O3 Passivation of Silicon Surface

Olli E. Setälä, Toni P. Pasanen, Jennifer Ott, Ville Vähänissi, Hele Savin 2021 Physica Status Solidi (A) Applications and Materials Science