Skip navigation to main content.
NREL - National Renewable Energy Laboratory
About NRELEnergy AnalysisScience and TechnologyTechnology TransferTechnology DeploymentEnergy Systems Integration
Photo of Sachit Grover

Sachit Grover

Postdoctoral Researcher
On staff since: 2011

Phone number: 303-384-7350
Email Sachit Grover

Primary Research Interests

  • Film-silicon solar cells
  • Physics, fabrication, and characterization of novel electronic devices
  • Nanoscale electronics and plasmonics

Other Affiliations

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

Education

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of Colorado at Boulder (2011). Thesis work on diodes for optical rectennas carried out under the guidance of Prof. Garret Moddel.
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering from University of Colorado at Boulder (2009). Focus on nanostructures and devices.
  • B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (2006). Focus on device physics and VLSI.

Hobbies and Other Interests

  • Hiking and backpacking
  • Landscape photography
  • Cooking, reading, and soccer

Selected Publications

S. Grover and G. Moddel, "Engineering the current-voltage characteristics of metal-insulator-metal diodes using double-insulator tunnel barriers," Solid State Electronics (preprint), (2011).

S. Grover and G. Moddel, "Applicability of metal/insulator/metal diodes for rectenna solar cells," IEEE J. of Photovoltaics (preprint), (2011).

S. Grover, O. Dmitriyeva, M. J. Estes, and G. Moddel, "Traveling-wave metal/insulator/metal diodes for improved infrared bandwidth and efficiency of antenna-coupled rectifiers," IEEE Trans. Nanotechnology. 9(6), (Nov. 2010).

Selected Conferences

Z. Zhu, S. Grover, K. Krueger and G. Moddel, "Optical rectenna solar cells using graphene geometric diodes," 37th IEEE Photovoltaics Specialists Conference, June 19–24, Seattle, Washington, 2011.

G. Moddel and S. Grover, "Rectenna solar cells: Concepts and misconceptions," NNIN Symposium on Nanotechnology and Energy, October 25–26, Boulder, Colorado, 2010.

Invited Talk

S. Grover, O. Dmitriyeva, and G. Moddel, "Metal-insulator technology: Devices for millimeter-waves to beyond terahertz without semiconductors," Workshop on Wave Function Engineering and Coherent Control in Nanostructured Materials, Los Alamos, New Mexico, 2009.