Dr. Alvin Compaan


Director, Center for Materials Science and Engineering 


Department of Physics and Astronomy

College of Arts and Sciences

The University of Toledo

Toledo, OH 43606-3390

Phone: (419) 530-4787, Fax: (419) 530-2723      

E-mail: adc@physics.utoledo.edu 

URL: http://astro1.panet.utoledo.edu/~adc/compaan.htm


There are two photovoltaic programs at the University of Toledo: a-Si based PV program led by Prof. Deng and CdTe based PV program led by Prof. Alvin D. Compaan.


Research Profile  

Description of my research interests 



Curriculum Vitae

Current Projects

magnetron sputtering, plasma microdischarges, thin-film solar cells, plasma displays


PhD, MS, BS degrees

Research Funding

Current and prior federal funding awards 

Professional Experience

UT, Kansas State, New York Univ., U Chicago, Calvin College

Research Group

Visiting Profs, Postdocs, Grad Students, Undergrads, etc

Honors and Awards

Sigma Xi Research, Dean's Merit, Humboldt,  . 

Research Facilities

RF sputtering, DC sputtering, Pulsed laser deposition, evaporation, IV, QE, photoluminescence, Raman scattering 

Papers and Patents

refereed publications,  US patents







Last modified: 01/03/02

Maintained by A. Compaan