20 January, 2022
High throughput calculation of exciton diffusion length: do not overlook the in- and out-coupling.
20 January, 2021
The role of spin in the degradation of organic photovoltaics
03 December, 2020
Charge Photogeneration in Non-Fullerene Organic Solar Cells: Inﬂuence of Excess Energy and Electrostatic Interactions
28 October, 2020
Intrinsic efficiency limits in low-bandgap non-fullerene acceptor organic solar cells
29 September, 2020
How Humidity and Light Exposure Change the Photophysics of Metal Halide Perovskite Solar Cells
27 September, 2020
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.
14 September, 2020
Miscibility‐Controlled Phase Separation in Double‐Cable Conjugated Polymers for Single‐Component Organic Solar Cells with Efficiencies over 8%
13 September, 2020
Ultrafast Charge Dynamics in Dilute-Donor versus Highly Intermixed TAPC:C60 Organic Solar Cell Blends
06 May, 2020
Thienyl Sidechain Substitution and Backbone Fluorination ofBenzodithiophene-Based Donor Polymers Concertedly MinimizeCarrier Losses in ITIC-Based Organic Solar Cells
19 April, 2020
Impact of Cesium/Rubidium Incorporation on the Photophysics of Multiple-Cation Lead Halide Perovskites
14 April, 2020
Quantification of Photophysical Processes in All-PolymerBulk Heterojunction Solar Cells
30 March, 2020
Build-up of Triplet State Population in Operating TQ1:PC71BM Devices Does Not Limit Their Performance
23 December, 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 November, 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.
30 October, 2019
Ahmed Balawi defended successfully his PhD thesis on October 30th.
30 October, 2019
Carrier Extraction from Perovskite to Polymeric Charge Transport Layers Probed by Ultrafast Transient Absorption Spectroscopy
23 July, 2019
Impact of Fullerene on the Photophysics of Ternary Small Molecule Organic Solar Cells
30 June, 2019
Impact of polymorphism on the optoelectronic properties of a low-bandgap semiconducting polymer
27 June, 2019
Direct and Energy-Transfer-Mediated Charge-Transfer State Formation and Recombination in Triangulene-Spacer-Perylenediimide Multichromophores: Lessons for Photovoltaic Applications
28 April, 2019
P3HT Molecular Weight Determines the Performance of P3HT:O-IDTBR Solar Cells
30 November, 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.
22 November, 2018
Maha Alamoudi defended successfully her PhD thesis on November 22th.
08 November, 2018
Charge and Triplet Exciton Generation in Neat PC70BM Films and Hybrid CuSCN:PC70BM Solar Cell
13 May, 2018
Sarah Alsaggaf defended successfully her MSc thesis on May 13th.
08 April, 2018
Mixed Domains Enhance Charge Generation and Extraction in Bulk-Heterojunction Solar Cells with Small-Molecule Donors
11 February, 2018
Maha Ahmed Alamoudi is invited to talk at the TV program Kalam nawaem due to the international day of woman in science.
17 October, 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.
27 September, 2017
Prof. Frederic Laquai and Dr. Julien Gorenflot were invited to lecture to Master students at the University of Angers .
31 July, 2017
18 November, 2016
Visible and NIR streak cameras installed with 1.35ps resolution