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:

Ebenhoch, B, Thomson, SAJ, Genevicius, K, Juska, G & Samuel, IDW 2015, ' Charge carrier mobility of the organic photovoltaic materials PTB7 and PC 71 BM and its influence on device performance ' Organic Electronics , vol 22, pp. 62-68.
Ebenhoch, B, Prasetya, NBA, Rotello, VM, Cooke, G & Samuel, IDW 2015, ' Solution-processed boron subphthalocyanine derivatives as acceptors for organic bulk-heterojunction solar cells ' Journal of Materials Chemistry A , vol 3, no. 14, pp. 7345-7352.
Sajjad, MT , Manousiadis, PP , Chun, H, Vithanage, DA, Rajbhandari, S, Kanibolotsky, AL, Faulkner, G, Obrien, D, Skabara, PJ , Samuel, IDW & Turnbull, GA 2015, ' Novel fast color-converter for visible light communication using a blend of conjugated polymers ' ACS Photonics , vol 2, no. 2, pp. 194-199.
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.
Henwood, AF, Lesieur, M , Bansal, AK , Lemaur, V, Beljonne, D, Thompson, DG, Graham, D , Slawin, AMZ , Samuel, IDW , Cazin, CSJ & Zysman-Colman, E 2015, ' Palladium(0) NHC complexes: a new avenue to highly efficient phosphorescence ' Chemical Science .

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