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University of Oxford, Department of Physics

Semiconductors Group


Group Leader

Laura Herz

Laura Herz

Professor of Physics

Email: laura.herz@physics.ox.ac.uk

Short CV

 

Current Members

Leonardo Buizza Mr Leo Buizza

DPhil Student
Email: leonardo.buizza@physics.ox.ac.uk

Stability of Hybrid Perovskites for Tandem Solar Cells (project in association with the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in New and Sustainable Photovoltaics)

Karim Elmestekawy Mr Karim Elmestekawy

DPhil Student
Email: karim.elmestekawy@physics.ox.ac.uk

Photophysics of hybrid perovskites for solar cells

Snigdha Lal Ms Snigdha Lal

DPhil Student
Email: snigdha.lal@some.ox.ac.uk



Jae Eun Lee Mr Jae Eun Lee

DPhil Student
Email: jae.lee2@lmh.ox.ac.uk



Vincent Lim Mr Vincent Lim

DPhil Student
Email: jae-yeon.lim@physics.ox.ac.uk

Optoelectronic properties of bandgap-tunable metal halide perovskites for photovoltaic applications

Silvia Motti Dr Silvia Motti

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Email: silvia.motti@physics.ox.ac.uk

Marcello Righetto Dr Marcello Righetto

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Email: marcello.righetto@physics.ox.ac.uk

Mathias Rothmann Dr Mathias Rothmann

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Email: mathias.rothmann@physics.ox.ac.uk

Alex Ulatowski Mr Alex Ulatowski

DPhil Student
Email: aleksander.ulatowski@physics.ox.ac.uk

Pump-push-probe spectroscopy for identification and elimination of trap states in hybrid perovskites
(joint project with Prof Michael Johnston; associated with the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Plastic Electronics)

 

Past Graduates & Members

Alex Knight Mr Alex Knight

DPhil 2021

Charge-carrier dynamics in hybrid halide perovskite materials for next-generation solar cells

Kimberley Savill Dr Kimberley Savill

DPhil 2020

Charge-carrier dynamics in hybrid halide perovskite materials for next-generation solar cells

Djamshid Damry Dr Djamshid Damry

DPhil 2020

Polymer Photonic Structures for Control of Terahertz Light

Adam Wright Dr Adam Wright

DPhil 2018, Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Electronic processes in metal halide perovskites

Hannah Eggimann Dr Hannah Eggimann

DPhil 2020

Photonic properties of organic molecular semiconductors

Michael Trimpl Mr Michael Trimpl

Masters 2020

Temperature-dependent charge-carrier recombination channels in metal-halide perovskites

Elizabeth Parrott Ms Elizabeth Parrott

DPhil 2019

Photophysics of organometal halide perovskite materials for next-generation solar cells

Timothy Crothers Dr Timothy Crothers

DPhil 2019

Charge-carrier dynamics in hybrid metal halide perovskites for photovoltaics

Jay Patel Dr Jay Patel

DPhil 2018

Evaporated hybrid perovskite photovoltaic devices

Rebecca Milot Dr Rebecca Milot

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Now Assistant Professor at the University of Warwick

Juliane Gong Dr Juliane Gong

DPhil 2017

Photophysics of Molecular Nanorings

Laura
  Martinez Maestro Dr Laura Martinez Maestro

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Now Assistant Professor at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Waqaas Rehman Dr Waqaas Rehman

DPhil 2017

Charge generation dynamics in novel materials for solar cells

Qianqian Lin Dr Qianqian Lin

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Now Assistant Professor at Wuhan University

Chris Menelaou Dr Chris Menelaou

DPhil 2015

Influence of molecular design on the dynamic processes in organic semiconductor photovoltaics

Christian Wehrenfennig Dr Christian Wehrenfennig

DPhil 2014

Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Charge Separation, Transport and Recombination Processes in Functional Materials for Thin-Film Photovoltaics

Christian Weisspfennig Dr Christian Weisspfennig

DPhil 2014

Investigation of Charge-Transfer Dynamics in Organic Materials for Solar Cells

Hannah Joyce Dr Hannah Joyce

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Now University Reader at the University of Cambridge

Wei-Hsin Chen Mr Wei-Hsin (Wilson) Chen

MSci 2013

Energy transfer in biomimetic and biosensing molecular materials

Chaw Keong Yong Dr Chaw Keong Yong

DPhil 2013

Ultrafast spectroscopy of inorganic/organic semiconductor hybrid nanostructures

Priti Tiwana Dr Priti Tiwana

DPhil 2013

Ultrafast charge dynamics in mesoporous materials used in dye-sensitized solar cells

Amy Stephens Dr Amy Stevens

DPhil 2012

Energy and charge transfer processes in bio-mimetic light-harvesting systems

Suzannah Merchant Dr Suzannah Merchant

DPhil 2010

Terahertz Time-Domain Spectroscopy of Semiconductors

Stephan Schmid Dr Stephan Schmid

DPhil 2009

Energy transfer processes in organic semiconductors

Patrick Parkinson Dr Patrick Parkinson

DPhil 2008

Ultrafast electronic processes at nanoscale organic-inorganic semiconductor interfaces

Now Lecturer at the University of Manchester

Ming-Hua Chang Dr Ming-Hua Chang

DPhil 2008

Organic semiconductor nanostructures based on supramolecular self-assembly