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Ultrafast Super-Resolution Microscopy

Traditionally ultrafast spectroscopy has been conducted on large ensembles. But the motion of photoexcitations at the nanoscale is crucial to much of the physics of many systems.

A recent breakthrough has allowed us combine for the first time the powerful techniques of ultrafast spectroscopy and super-resolution optical microscopy. We can now track the motion of excitons, charges, polaritons, plasmons and other quasi-particles with 10fs temporal-resolution and 10nm spatial-resolution. This unprecedented combination of temporal and spatial resolution opens a completely new window into nanoscale quantum phenomena in solid-state systems. 

 

Coherent Charge Separation

 

 

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Paper accepted to Nature Communications

Nov 15, 2017

Matt and Alex's paper on the role of order in the charge separation process in OPVs is accepted to Nature Communications.

Paper accepted to ASC Nano

Oct 24, 2017

Limeng's paper on exciton-phonon coupling in hybrid perovskite quantum wells is accepted to ACS NANO.

Paper published in Nature Reviews

Oct 05, 2017

Our review of Singlet Fission is published in Nature Reviews Materials

ERC Starter Grant

Sep 18, 2017

Our project SOLARX is funded by the ERC.

Paper published in Nature Chemistry

Sep 11, 2017

Hannah and Alex's paper on ultrafast 'endothermic' singlet fission is published in Nature Chemistry.

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