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Dr Richard Pilkington
Dr Richard Pilkington
postal addressRoom 166, Newton Building, Joule Physics Laboratory, School of CSE, University of Salford, Salford, M5 4WT.
telephone0161 295 4176
Key Memberships
Full Member of Research Centre: Salford Innovation Research Centre (SIRC)
From September 2015 to present.
Full Member of Research Centre: Materials & Physics Research Centre
From October 2009 to August 2015.
Profile Summary
The deposition and characterisation of thin film multinary photovoltaic materials. Radiation hardness mechanisms in copper indium/gallium diselenide. Interaction of UV laser light with materials. The fundamentals of Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) Investigation of novel physical vapour deposited structures for the protection of high specification electronic devices.
Key Projects
Wolfson Labs Refurbishment Scheme 2010
Royal Society, 250,000.00.
Principal Investigator: D Sheel (85%). Co-Investigators: H Yates (10%), R Pilkington (5%).
Conversion of Existing Natural Gas Delivery Pipelines to Accommodate Hydrogen Gas by Pulsed Laser Deposition of Alumina Coatings In-Situ
Joule Centre (University of Manchester), 41,501.00.
Principal Investigator: R Pilkington (80%). Co-Investigators: K Ross (10%), J Cowpe (10%).
Deposition Techniques for Thin Film Ternary Semiconductor Solar Cells
Joule Centre (University of Manchester), 50,492.00.
Investigators: R Pilkington (30%), A Hill (70%).
Key Publications
Refereed Journal Articles
Papers in Published Conference Proceedings
Poster Presentations