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Erik Koepf

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Paul Scherrer Institute
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  • 113CitationsNumber of citations received by Erik's publications. Updated daily.

Research interests

political economy of the environment.energy economicshydrogenconcentrated solar powersolar energySolar fuels

About

"I'd put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don't have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that." - Thomas Edison in a conversation with Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone (1931)

Groups

Co-authors (12)

  • Daniela Diaz Infante
  • Chelsea Haughn
  • jon makary
  • John Gangloff
  • Cedric Jacob
  • Cory Budischak

Publications (5)

  • Coupled concentrating optics, heat transfer, and thermochemical modeling of a 100-kWth higherature solar reactor for the thermal dissociation of ZnO

    • Villasmil W
    • Cooper T
    • Koepf E
    • et al.
    N/AReaders
    3Citations
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  • Experimental investigation of the carbothermal reduction of ZnO using a beam-down, gravity-fed solar reactor

    • Koepf E
    • Advani S
    • Prasad A
    • et al.
    N/AReaders
    11Citations
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  • High Temperature Flow Visualization and Aerodynamic Window Protection of a 100-kW<inf>th</inf> Solar Thermochemical Receiver-reactor for ZnO Dissociation

    • Koepf E
    • Villasmil W
    • Meier A
    N/AReaders
    8Citations
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  • A novel beam-down, gravity-fed, solar thermochemical receiver/reactor for direct solid particle decomposition: Design, modeling, and experimentation

    • Koepf E
    • Advani S
    • Steinfeld A
    • et al.
    N/AReaders
    40Citations
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  • Design of a novel high temperature gravity-fed solar thermochemical reactor for solar-fuels production: Case study - Zno powder

    • Koepf E
    • Advani S
    • Prasad A
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    2Citations
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Professional experience

Postdoctoral Fellow

Paul Scherrer Institut

January 2014 - Present

Education

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering

University of Delaware

August 2006 - August 2012(6 years)

Physics

Occidental College

August 2000 - June 2004(4 years)