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:

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.
Smolarek, K, Ebenhoch, B, Czechowski, N, Prymaczek, A, Twardowska, M , Samuel, IDW & Mackowski, S 2013, ' Silver nanowires enhance absorption of poly(3-hexylthiophene) ' Applied Physics Letters , vol 103, no. 20, 203302.
Montilla, F , Ruseckas, A & Samuel, IDW 2013, ' Absorption cross-sections of hole polarons in glassy and beta-phase polyfluorene ' Chemical Physics Letters , vol 585, pp. 133-137.
Rezende Martins, E, Wang, Y, Kanibolotsky, AL, Skabara, PJ , Turnbull, GA & Samuel, IDW 2013, ' Low-threshold nanoimprinted lasers using substructured gratings for control of distributed feedback ' Advanced Optical Materials , vol 1, no. 8, pp. 563-566.

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