Ultrafast Dynamics Group
Frédéric Laquai's Group

MRS Fall Meeting

UFD Group at 2018 MRS Fall Meeting

The UFD group was well represented at the MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit, which was held from November 25-30 in Boston, Massachusetts. Group members Assoc. Prof. Frédéric Laquai, Dr. Jafar I. Khan, Dr. Safakath Karuthedath, and PhD candidate Esma Ugur, presented recent works in oral presentations:
  • Symposium CM04—Ultrafast Optical Probes for Advanced Materials Characterization  and  Development:            
Assoc. Prof. Frédéric Laquai

Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Loss Processes in Nonfulleren Acceptor ​​Bulk Heterojunction  Solar Cells’ 

Dr. Safakath Karuthedath ​​
‘Impact of HOMO-HOMO Offset on Charge Separation in Small Molecule’      


  • Symposium EP05— Excitons, Electrons and Ions in Organic Materials

Dr. Jafar I. Khan 

‘Non-Geminate Recombination Limits Fill Factor in Polymer:ITIC Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells’

  • Symposium ET04—Perovskite Solar Cells—Challenges and Opportunities

Dr. Jafar I. Khan

‘Hole Extraction from Lead Halide Perovskite to PDPP-3T Probed by Ultrafast Transient Absorption Spectroscopy’


  • ​​Symposium ET05— Fundamental Aspects of Halide Perovskite (Opto)electronics and Beyon
 ​​Esma Ugur

 ‘Charge Carrier Dynamics in Metal Halide Perovskite Solar Cells  Change after Exposure to Humidity and Light’