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Ultrafast Spectroscopy - Elucidating Quantum Dynamics

The motion and dynamics of charges, excitons and phonons control the properties of semiconductor materials and devices. 

Using various ultrafast spectroscopy techniques with time resolution down to 10fs we study exciton, charge and phonon dynamics in these systems with unprecedented sensitivity. This has allowed us to unravel a host of interesting physical phenomena, such as ballistic charge propagation in molecular systems, the quantum mechanics of singlet exciton fission and exciton-phonon coupling in semiconductors. Learn more via the links below 


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 Jakowetz et al, Nature Materials (2017), Read more

 Stern et al, Nature Chemistry (2017), Read more

 Bakulin et al, Nature Chemistry (2016), Read more

 Musser et al, Nature Physics (2015), Read more

 Gélinas et al, Science (2014), Read More 

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Paper published in Science

May 29, 2018

Mike's paper looking at long-range exciton diffusion in conjugated polymer nanofibers designed by the Manner's group in Bristol is published in Science.

Paper published in PNAS

May 03, 2018

Leah's paper on using high magnetic fields to study the dynamics of triplet excitons pairs in organic semiconductors is published in PNAS.

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.

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