Jena Barnes

Jena is an undergraduate at Stanford studying Materials Science and Engineering with a concentration in electronics and photonics. She is currently working on a nanostructure energy conversion project involving ZnO nanowires for thermoelectric applications. Her research includes the measurement of the Seebeck coefficient and thermal transport properties of ZnO nanowire thin films using infrared thermometry, as well as characterization of thin films through the use of electron microscopy.

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The most innovative energy conversion technologies, ranging from solar and thermoelectrics to lasers (which convert electric energy to light), are benefitting from nanostructures and/or...