14 August, 2022

New publication in Journal of Material Chemistry C

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10 August, 2022

New publication in Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Our recent collaboration work with Prof. Li’s group ( Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China) is now published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

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03 August, 2022

New Publication in Small Structures

The latest paper published by our group in the journal Small Structures describes the reasons for the increase in the efficiency of sequentially coated PM6/Y6 when adding trace amounts of 1-chloronaphthalene (CN) to Y6 in bilayer organic solar cells (OSCs).

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20 January, 2022

New publication in Solar RRL

High throughput calculation of exciton diffusion length: do not overlook the in- and out-coupling.

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20 January, 2021

New publication in Nature Communications

The role of spin in the degradation of organic photovoltaics

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03 December, 2020

New publication in Advanced Functional Materials

Charge Photogeneration in Non-Fullerene Organic Solar Cells: Influence of Excess Energy and Electrostatic Interactions

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28 October, 2020

New publication in Nature Materials

Intrinsic efficiency limits in low-bandgap non-fullerene acceptor organic solar cells

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29 September, 2020

New publication in Solar RRL

How Humidity and Light Exposure Change the Photophysics of Metal Halide Perovskite Solar Cells

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27 September, 2020

Workshop: Data Analysis of Hyperspectral Imaging

Mingcong Wang and Esma Ugur organized a workshop for KAUST Solar Center . This workshop aims to discuss the characterization of the absorber layers and solar cells by combining hyperspectral imaging and absolute calibration, and the data analysis using MatLab.

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15 September, 2020

Congratulation to Esma Ugur for the successful defense of her PhD.

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30 October, 2019

Congratulation to Ahmed Balawi for the successful defense of his PhD.

Ahmed Balawi defended successfully his PhD thesis on October 30th.

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14 September, 2020

New publication in Angewandte Chemie

Miscibility‐Controlled Phase Separation in Double‐Cable Conjugated Polymers for Single‐Component Organic Solar Cells with Efficiencies over 8%

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13 September, 2020

New publication in J. Phys. Chem. Lett

Ultrafast Charge Dynamics in Dilute-Donor versus Highly Intermixed TAPC:C60 Organic Solar Cell Blends

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14 April, 2020

New publication in Solar RRL

Quantification of Photophysical Processes in All-PolymerBulk Heterojunction Solar Cells 

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06 May, 2020

New publication in Physical Chemistry C

Thienyl Sidechain Substitution and Backbone Fluorination ofBenzodithiophene-Based Donor Polymers Concertedly MinimizeCarrier Losses in ITIC-Based Organic Solar Cells

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19 April, 2020

New publication in Solar RRL

Impact of Cesium/Rubidium Incorporation on the Photophysics of Multiple-Cation Lead Halide Perovskites

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30 March, 2020

New publication in Physical Chemistry Letters

Build-up of Triplet State Population in Operating TQ1:PC71BM Devices Does Not Limit Their Performance

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23 December, 2019

UFD students at 2019 MRS Fall Meeting

Sandra P. Gonzalez Lopez and Esma Ugur, our PhD students, successfully presented UFD group at 2019 MRS Fall Meeting, which held in Boston, USA.

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10 November, 2019

UFD Group at NanoGe Fall Meeting 2019 in Berlin

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 October, 2019

New publication in Physical Chemistry Letters

Carrier Extraction from Perovskite to Polymeric Charge Transport Layers Probed by Ultrafast Transient Absorption Spectroscopy

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