Ultrafast Dynamics Group
Frédéric Laquai's Group

News

3/23/2020
​Build-up of Triplet State Population in Operating TQ1:PC71BM Devices Does Not Limit Their Performance 
23
Dec
12/23/2019
Sandra P. Gonzalez Lopez and Esma Ugur, our PhD students, successfully presented UFD group at 2019 MRS Fall Meeting, which held in Boston, USA. 
10
Nov
11/10/2019
The UFD group members; Dr. Jafar I. Khan, Dr. Safakath Karuthedath, Dr. Ahmed H. Balawi, and PhD candidate Esma Ugur, attended NanoGe Fall Meeting 2019, which held in Berlin, Germany. They presented their work about photophysics of both perovskite and organic solar cells. 

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30
Oct
10/30/2019
Carrier Extraction from Perovskite to Polymeric Charge Transport Layers Probed by Ultrafast Transient Absorption Spectroscopy​​
7/23/2019
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Impact of Fullerene on the Photophysics of Ternary Small Molecule Organic Solar Cells

6/30/2019

Impact of polymorphism on the optoelectronic properties of a low-bandgap semiconducting polymer​
6/27/2019
Direct and Energy-Transfer-Mediated Charge-Transfer State Formation and Recombination in Triangulene-Spacer-Perylenediimide Multichromophores: Lessons for Photovoltaic Applications​​
4/28/2019
P3HT Molecular Weight Determines the Performance of P3HT:O-IDTBR Solar Cells​​
30
Nov
11/30/2018
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.

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11/22/2018
  Maha Alamoudi defended successfully her PhD thesis on November 22th.
11/8/2018
Charge and Triplet Exciton Generation in Neat PC70BM Films and Hybrid CuSCN:PC70BM Solar Cell
5/13/2018
Sarah Alsaggaf defended successfully her MSc thesis on May 13th.
4/8/2018
Mixed Domains Enhance Charge Generation and Extraction in Bulk-Heterojunction Solar Cells with Small-Molecule Donors
2/11/2018
Maha Ahmed Alamoudi is invited to talk at the TV program Kalam nawaem due to the international day of woman in science. 
10/17/2017
From charge generation to extraction: fast time-resolved spectroscopic and charge extraction techniques unravel the physics and efficiencies governing photocurrent generation in polymer solar cells and how they are impacted by polymer structure and film processing conditions.
9/27/2017
Prof. Frederic Laquai and Dr. Julien Gorenflot were invited to lecture to Master students at the University of Angers .
31
Jul
7/31/2017
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsenergylett.7b00526​
13
Apr
4/13/2017
​DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b00551
11/18/2016
​Visible and NIR streak cameras installed with 1.35ps resolution
09
Jun
6/9/2016
High-efficiency and air-stable P3HT-based polymer solar cells with a new non-fullerene acceptor
3/1/2016
Check our Photo-Thermal Deflection Spectroscopy technique and how it works.
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