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Manuel E. Solano

Assistant Professor

Departamento de Ingeniería Matemática

Facultad de Ciencias Físicas y Matemáticas

Universidad de Concepción


- Numerical analysis
- Finite element methods
- Hybridizable discontinuous Galerkin method
- Scientific computing


[13] M. Solano and F. Vargas. A high order HDG method for Stokes flow in curved domains.. Submitted.

[12] C. Rivas, Manuel E. Solano, R. Rodriguez, P. B. Monk and A. Lakhtakia. Asymptotic model for finite-element calculations of diffraction by shallow metallic surface-relief gratings.. J. Opt. Soc. Am. A. Vol. 34, Issue 1, pp. 68-79 (2017)

[11] H. Chen, W. Qiu, K. Shi and M. Solano A superconvergent HDG method for the Maxwell equations.. J. Sci Comput. , Vol. 70, 3, pp. 1010-1029 (2017) .

[10] W. Qiu ,M. Solano and P. Vega. A high order HDG method for curved-interface problems via approximations from straight triangulations.. J. Sci Comput., Vol. 69, 3, pp. 1384-1407 (2016) .

[9] Manuel E. Solano, Greg D. Barber, Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Muhammad Faryad, Peter B. Monk and Thomas E. Mallouk. Buffer layer between a planar optical concentrator and a solar cell. AIP Advances 5, 097150 (2015)

[8] Mikhail V. Shuba, Muhammad Faryad, Manuel E. Solano, Peter B. Monk and Akhlesh Lakhtakia. Adequacy of the rigorous coupled-wave approach for thin-film silicon solar cells with periodically corrugated metallic backreflectors: spectral analysis. J. Opt. Soc. Am. A. Vol. 32, Issue 7, pp. 1222-1230 (2015)

[7] Manuel E. Solano, Muhammad Faryad, Akhlesh Lakhtakia, and Peter B. Monk. Comparison of rigorous coupled-wave approach and finite element method for photovoltaic devices with periodically corrugated metallic back reflector. JOSA A, Vol. 31, Issue 10, pp. 2275-2284 (2014)

[6] B. Cockburn and M. Solano. Solving convection-diffusion problems on curved domains by extensions from subdomains. J. Sci Comput., Vol. 59, pp. 512-543 (2014)

[5] B. Cockburn, W. Qiu and M. Solano. A priori error analysis for HDG methods using extensions from subdomains to achieve boundary-conformity. Math. Comp., Vol. 82, 286, pp. 665-699 (2014)

[4] M. Solano, M. Faryad, P. Monk, Thomas Mallouk and A. Lakhtakia. Periodically multilayered planar optical concentrator for photovoltaic solar cells. Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 103, 191115 (2013)

[3] M. Solano, M. Faryad, A. Hall, T. Mallouk, P. Monk, and A. Lakhtakia. Optimization of the absorption efficiency of an amorphous-silicon thin-film tandem solar cell backed by a metallic surface-relief grating. Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 5, pp. 966-979 (2013)

[2] B. Cockburn and M. Solano. Solving Dirichlet Boundary-value Problems on Curved Domains by Extensions from Subdomains. SIAM J. Sci. Comput. 34, pp. A497-A519 (2012)

[1] B. Cockburn, F.-J. Sayas and M. Solano. Coupling at a Distance HDG and BEM. SIAM J. Sci. Comput. 34, pp A28-A47 (2012)


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