Imperial College London

MrJoelLuke

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Research Postgraduate
 
 
 
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Contact

 

j.luke16

 
 
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Location

 

H724Huxley BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Joel has recently joined the Centre of Plastic Electronics CDT and will be completing his research project within Prof Ji-Seon Kim's group. The research project is supported by CSEM Brasil and is concerned with the stability of large area printed OPV devices. The main areas of interest are:

  • How do fullerene acceptor molecules in the active layer affect stability
  • Studying the morphology of blends that incoorporate new non-fullerene acceptors and determining how this relates to stability and performance
  • The nature and stability of the interface between the active layer and charge carrier layers

Joel graduated from  the University of Bristol in 2014 with a First Class Honours undergraduate master's degree in  Chemistry. His master's thesis was a study of the photo-induced ring opening of some heterocyclic molecules using ultrafast transient spectroscopic techniques.