Background and activities

2016: SFI Metal Production

  • Recycling and refining of metallurgical waste streams.
  • Thermodynamics and process simulations in FactSage and Python.


2012 - 2016: Physical Metallurgy,
Solidification and Casting

  • Impurity control of multicrystalline silicon.
    • Impurity diffusion from crystallization crucibles. 
  • Structure control of multicrystalline silicon.
    • Nucleation, mono-like and high-performance multicrystalline silicon.

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database





  • Ekstrøm, Kai Erik; Øvrelid, Eivind Johannes; Dahl, Øystein. (2012) Growth and Characterization of Silicon Nanowires for Solar Cell Applications. 2012.