Prof Ifor Samuel

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Prof Ifor Samuel
School of Physics & Astronomy
University of St Andrews
North Haugh
St Andrews KY16 9SS
Scotland, UK

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Room 207A
Phone 3114
Lab 287
Lab Phone
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Recent publications:

Cameron, RT, Quinn, SD, Cairns, LS, MacLeod, R , Samuel, IDW , Smith, BO , Penedo, C & Baillie, GS 2014, ' The phosphorylation of Hsp20 enhances its association with amyloid-? to increase protection against neuronal cell death ' Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience , vol 61, pp. 46-55.
Bansal, AK , Antolini, F , Sajjad, MT , Stroea, L, Mazzaro, R, Ramkumar, SG, Kass, K-J, Allard, S, Scherf, U & Samuel, IDW 2014, ' Photophysical and structural characterisation of in situ formed quantum dots ' Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics , vol 16, no. 20, pp. 9556-9564.
Zhang, S , Turnbull, GA & Samuel, IDW 2014, ' Highly directional emission and beam steering from organic light-emitting diodes with a substrate diffractive optical element ' Advanced Optical Materials , vol EarlyView.
Hedley, GJ , Ward, AJ, Alekseev, A, Howells, CT, Rezende Martins, E, Serrano, LA, Cooke, G , Ruseckas, A & Samuel, IDW 2013, ' Determining the optimum morphology in high-performance polymer-fullerene organic photovoltaic cells ' Nature Communications , vol 4, 2867.
Zhang, S , Turnbull, GA & Samuel, IDW 2013, ' Enhancing the emission directionality of organic light-emitting diodes by using photonic microstructures ' Applied Physics Leeters , vol 103, 213302.

Current PhD Projects offered:

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  • Exciton Diffusion in Organic Semiconductors
  • Ultrafast Photophysics of Organic Semiconductors
  • Organic light-emitting diodes
  • Organic Solar Cells
  • Plastic Lasers
  • Hybrid nanophotonics for visible light communications
  • Single-molecule TIRF and FCS spectroscopy of protein-lipid interactions involved in Alzheimer's disease
  • Single Molecule Spectroscopy of Semiconducting Polymers
  • Living Lasers: Lasing from single biological cells