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Brooke Faulkner

  • Physics
  • Colorado School of Mines
    Golden, CO 80401


  • 2011- Bachelor of Arts from Simpson College (Indianola, IA): Physics major and Mathematics minor
  • Current- Masters of Science from Colorado School of Mines (Golden, CO): Applied physics major


  • Thin-Film CdTe//CdS Photovoltaic Devices


  • Bio: My name is Brooke Faulkner and am currently a graduate student pursuing a masters in applied physics. I teach 7th life science at MLK Jr. Early College and a 9th grade Introduction to Engineering Design class at Denver School of Innovation and Sustainable Design (DSISD).


  • B.R. Faulkner,, ZnTe:Cu Film Properties and Their Impact on CdS/CdTe Devices, Proc. 40th IEEE PVSC, 2014.
  • B.R. Faulkner,, The Effect of Sputtering Target Preparation and Deposition Temperature on ZnTe:Cu Film Properties, Proc. 42nd IEEE PVSC, 2015.
  • B.R. Faulkner, T.A. Gessert, Use of Low-Temperature ZnTe:Cu as Contact Interface, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Patent Pending, No.14-69, 2015.