Multifunctional Optical Materials Group

José María Miranda-Muñoz

jmPhD Student. Physicist
Multifunctional Optical Materials Group
Institute of Materials Science of Sevilla
Spanish National Research Council
c/ Américo Vespucio, 49. 41092 – Sevilla
tel: +34 954 489 500 ext: 9235

Research Interests

Dye-sensitized solar cells Random media and disorder
– Fabrication and characterization
– Light-trapping structures
– Optically random structures
– Multiple scattering
– Resonant phenomena
– Light-emission enhancement


– 2014 – to date: PhD student, Multifunctional Optical Materials Group, Institute of Materials Science, Sevilla (Spain)
– 2012 – 2013: Master student, Nonlinear Photonics Group of Prof. Dr. Cornelia Denz, WWU Münster (Spain)
– 2008 – 2013: Physics studies, University of Sevilla (Spain)


Design and Realization of a Novel Optically Disordered Material: A Demonstration of a Mie Glass
Miranda-Muñoz, J. M.; Lozano, G.; Míguez, H.
Adv. Opt. Mater. 2017, 1700025. DOI: 10.1002/adom.201700025

Efficient bifacial dye-sensitized solar cells through disorder by design
Miranda-Muñoz,J.M.; Carretero-Palacios, S.; Jiménez-Solano, A.; Li, Y.; Lozano, G.; Míguez, H.
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016. 4, 1953-1961. DOI: 10.1039/C5TA10091G

Design and realization of transparent solar modules based on luminescent solar concentrators integrating nanostructured photonic crystals
Jiménez-Solano, A; Delgado-Sánchez, J. M.; Calvo, M. E.; Miranda-Muñoz, J. M,; Lozano, L; Sancho, D; Sánchez-Cortezón, E; Míguez, H.
Prog. Photovolt: Res. Appl. 2015, 23 (12), 1785–1792. DOI: 10.1002/pip.2621

Further Projects

– 2012: double-degree Erasmus grant for Master studies in the WWU Münster by the University of Sevilla