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:

Stroea, L , Bansal, AK , Samuel, IDW , Kowalski, S, Allard, S, Scherf, U, Ortolani, L, Cavallini, S, Toffanin, S & Antolini, F 2015, ' Growth of photoluminescent cadmium sulphide quantum dots from soluble single source precursors in solution and in film ' Science of Advanced Materials , vol 7, no. 1, pp. 1-14.
Cortizo-Lacalle, D, Howells, CT , Pandey, UK , Cameron, J, Findlay, NJ, Inigo, AR, Tuttle, T, Skabara, PJ & Samuel, IDW 2014, ' Solution processable diketopyrrolopyrrole (DPP) cored small molecules with BODIPY end groups as novel donors for organic solar cells ' Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry , vol 10, pp. 2683-2695.
Chun, H , Manousiadis, P , Rajbhandari, S, Vithanage, DA, Faulkner, G, Tsonev, D, McKendry, JJD, Videv, S, Xie, E, Gu, E, Dawson, MD, Haas, H , Turnbull, GA , Samuel, IDW & O'Brien, DC 2014, ' Visible Light Communication Using a Blue GaN mu LED and Fluorescent Polymer Color Converter ' IEEE Photonics Technology Letters , vol 26, no. 20, pp. 2035-2038.
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.

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
  • 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
  • Polaritons in organic semiconductor microcavities