Centers

CE

Center for Excitonics

Director(s):

Marc Baldo
 

Lead Institution:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 

Mission:

To understand the transport of charge carriers in synthetic disordered systems, which hold promise as new materials for conversion of solar energy to electricity and electrical energy storage.
 

Research Topics:


solar (photovoltaic), solid state lighting, photosynthesis (natural and artificial), charge transport, optics, synthesis (novel materials), synthesis (self-assembly), synthesis (scalable processing)
 

Materials Studied:


MATERIALS: semiconductor, organic semiconductor, polymer, optoelectronic and metamaterial
 
INTERFACES: organic/semiconductor, organic/organic, organic/metal, metal/semiconductor, semiconductor/semiconductor
 
NANOSTRUCTURED MATERIALS: 0D, 1D, 2D, 3D, nanocomposites
 

Experimental and Theoretical Methods:


electron microscopy, scanning probe microscopy, lithography, surface science, density functional theory (DFT), monte carlo (MC), quantum mechanics, classical mechanics, continuum modeling, mesoscale modeling, finite element method, multiscale modeling, next generation optimization methods
 

Map of institutions in EFRC

Partner Institutions:


  • Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • Harvard University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

 

 

 

BES Staff Contact:

Craig Henderson
 
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