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 209
Phone 3114
Lab 287
Lab Phone
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Recent publications:

Whitworth, GL, Zhang, S, Stevenson, JRY, Ebenhoch, B , Samuel, IDW & Turnbull, GA 2015, ' Solvent immersion nanoimprint lithography of fluorescent conjugated polymers ' Applied Physics Letters , vol 107, no. 16, 163301.
Wong, MY , Hedley, GJ , Xie, G , Kolln, L , Samuel, IDW , Pertegás, A, Bolink, HJ & Zysman-Colman, E 2015, ' Light-emitting electrochemical cells and solution-processed organic light-emitting diodes using small molecule organic thermally activated delayed fluorescence emitters ' Chemistry of Materials , vol 27, no. 19, pp. 6535?6542.
Kafafi, ZH, Martín-Palma, RJ, Nogueira, AF, O'Carroll, DM, Pietron, JJ , Samuel, IDW , So, F, Tansu, N & Tsakalakos, L 2015, ' The role of photonics in energy ' Journal of Photonics for Energy , vol 5, no. 1, 050997.
Aldakov, D , Sajjad, MT , Ivanova, V , Bansal, AK , Park, J, Reiss, P & Samuel, IDW 2015, ' Mercaptophosphonic acids as efficient linkers in quantum dot sensitized solar cells ' Journal of Materials Chemistry A , vol 3, no. 37, pp. 19050-19060.
Morawska, PO, Wang, Y , Ruseckas, A , Orofino-Penia, C, Kanibolotsky, AL, Santhanagopal, R, Fröhlich, N, Fritsch, M, Allard, S, Scherf, U, Skabara, PJ , Samuel, IDW & Turnbull, GA 2015, ' Side-chain influence on the mass density and refractive index of polyfluorenes and star-shaped oligofluorene truxenes ' Journal of Physical Chemistry C , vol 119, no. 38, pp. 22102-22107.

Current PhD Projects offered:

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  • Exciton Diffusion in Organic Semiconductors
  • Ultrafast Photophysics of Organic Semiconductors
  • Polaritons in organic semiconductor microcavities
  • Organic light-emitting diodes
  • Organic Solar Cells
  • Plastic Lasers
  • optical antennas for visible light communications (Li-Fi)
  • Single-molecule TIRF and FCS spectroscopy of protein-lipid interactions involved in Alzheimer's disease
  • Single Molecule Spectroscopy of Semiconducting Polymers
  • organic semiconductor polariton light emitters