Lidia Ghimpu

Dr. Physics and Mathematics
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Date of Birth: 07/18/61
Place of Birth: Colonita, Republic of Moldova
Nationality: Republic of Moldova


State University of Republic Moldova, Ph.D. Physics and Mathematics, 2006
State University of Republic Moldova, Semiconductor Physics, 1990

Scientific and professional work

1978-1985-Work in the section of integral circuit’s preparation at the defence related factory “Mezon”, Chisinau.
1990- State University of Moldova, Department of Physics.
1990-1994 – Engineer, Scientific Laboratory “Semiconductors Physics”, State University of Moldova.
1994-2006 Scientific research. Laboratory of “Semiconductors Physics”, State University of Moldova.
2006-2008 Senior scientific research. Laboratory of “Semiconductors Physics”, State University of Moldova.
2009 – The senior scientific reserch, Institute of electronic engineering and industrial technologies, Chisinau, Moldova.

Research interests

Solid-State Materials, Photovoltaic, Physics and technology of the thin film and crystal growth for solar cells, nanotechnology, nanostructures solar cells.


Author/co-author more than 40 publications and scientific conference presentations, three patents for the invention

A few publications relevant to confirm the research:

1. Gaşin P., Shapoval O., Shapoval O. Fedorov V., Ketrush P. Photovoltaic efect in thin film CdSe-CdTe heterojunctions treated on CdCl2., In Fourt Conf. In Optics Proc. SPIE 2461, SUA, 1995, P.485-488.

2. L.Ghimpu. Photoelectric properties of ZnTe/CdSe thin films heterojunctions. CAS99, Inter.Semiconuctor Conference 22ndEdition, Sinaia, Romania,p.347-349.

3. L.Ghimpu. P.Gasin Brevet de invenţie nr.1308 MD. BOPI nr.8/99,1999.

4. L.Ghimpu. Brevet de invenţie nr1653 MD. BOPI nr.4/2001.

5. T.Potlog, P.Gasin, L.Ghimpu, S.Vatavu, V.Fedorov. Effect of CdCl2 treatment on photoelectrical parameters of HS based on II-VI comounds. Romania, 2001, p.94.

6. T. Potlog, J.Sites, P.Gashin, L.Ghimpu “Thickness-dependent properties of CdS/CdTe hetero-photoelements” Proceedings CAS. V.I. 25th Edition October 8-12. (2002):223-226. (Romania).

7. T. Potlog, L.Ghimpu, P. Gashin, A.O. Pudov and J.R. Sites. “Photovoltaic parameters of CdS/CdTe solar cells as a function of processing parameters” Proceedings of the ISES Solar World Congress, June 14-19, 2003, Goteborg, Sweden.

8. T.Potlog, L.Ghimpu, P.Gashin, A.Pudov, T.Nagle, J.Sites. Influence of annealing in different chlorides on the photovoltaic parameters of CdS/CdTe solar cells, Solar energy Materials and Solar Cells, 2003, p.327-334.

9. T.Potlog, L.Gimpu, A.Coval, I.Andronic, A.Coval Tellurum back-contact tranzition layer for efficient CdTe solar cells.19th Europian PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Paris, France, june 7-11, 2004.

10. Photoluminescence study of CdTe/CdS solar cells grown from a source with Cu residual impurity. L. Ghimpu, V.V. Ursaki, T. Potlog & I.M. Tiginyanu. Semiconductor Science and Technology, Vol. 20, pp. 1127-1131 (2005).

11. Influence of close space sublimation processing upon the granular growth of thin-film CdTe solar cells. L. Ghimpu, V.V. Ursaki, T. Potlog, L. Sirbu & I.M. Tiginyanu. Proc. of the 4th International Conference on Microelectronics and Computer Science, Vol. 1, pp. 52-55. September 15-17, 2005, Chisinau, Moldova.

12. L.Ghimpu, L.Gorceac. Prepararea heterostructurilor InP-CdS prin metoda volumului cuaziînchis în vid. ICMCS-2007, Proceeding of the 5th International Conference on “Microelectronics and Computer Science”, V.II, p.71-75, 2007.

13. Potlog, L Ghimpu, C. Antoniuc. Comparative study of CdS/CdTe solar cells fabricated without and with evaporated Te-layer. Thin Solid Film, 515, p.5824-5827, 2007.