Category Archives: modelling

New North East Centre for Energy Materials

We are happy to announce that we have been successful in winning funding from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to set up the North East Centre for Energy Materials (NECEM). This £2.25m project will last just under 4 years and … Continue reading

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New review published in Reports on Progress in Physics

A new review on charge transport in organic semiconductors and devices has been published in Reports on Progress in Physics.  This review was invited by Prof Mark Geoghegan of Sheffield University and covers the application of simulations to a variety … Continue reading

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New Paper on Charge Transport in Semicrystalline Polymers

We have published a new Paper in the Journal of Physical Chemistry C in which we examine the relationship between morphology and charge transport in semicrystalline conjugated polymers, specifically P3HT.  In it we generate realistic morphologies using a course-grained molecular … Continue reading

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New book chapter

We have published a chapter on modelling in OPVs in a new book edited by Barry Rand (Princeton) and Henning Richter (Nano-C).  In it we discuss implementation of KMC models compared to other charge transport methods, as well as reviewing … Continue reading

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New paper on hot charge transfer states

We have recently published a new paper in an special issue of Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics looking at the efficacy of hot charge transfer states in organic photovoltaic devices (OPVs).  Using a Kinetic Monte Carlo model we show that experimental … Continue reading

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New papers!

In a busy month for papers, two new articles will be in print shortly. The first is appearing in Journal of Physical Chemistry C with Matt Jones lead author.  In this article we use Kinetic Monte Carlo models to examine … Continue reading

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Book chapter published

A book chapter written by me and Prof Neil Greenham at Cambridge University is out now.  In it we discuss Monte Carlo models of charge generation, recombination, and transport in organic photovoltaic devices.

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News item in Nature Materials!

A news item I wrote for Nature Materials on Monte Carlo modeling techniques in organic light-emitting diodes is now online.  In it I talk about the very impressive work of Mesta and co-workers, in which they obtain extremely good agreement … Continue reading

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Paper published in Energy & Environmental Science

Cascaded energy heterojunctions make it energetically favorable for electrons and holes to separate, in a similar way to photosynthesis.  In this paper a Monte Carlo model is used to see how effective these structures are at suppresing geminate recombination.  It … Continue reading

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Welcome to Matt Jones and Kenichi Kaku

We are very happy to welcome both Matt Jones and Kenichi Kaku to the group! Matt recently obtained a 1st class honours degree in Physics from Durham and is now working towards a PhD degree.  He will be primarily involved … Continue reading

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