San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
11 - 15 August 2019
Conference 11084
Physical Chemistry of Semiconductor Materials and Interfaces XVIII
Sunday - Tuesday 11 - 13 August 2019
Conference
Committee
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Conference Chairs
  • Christian Nielsen, Queen Mary Univ. of London (United Kingdom)
  • Daniel Congreve, The Rowland Institute at Harvard (United States)

Conference Co-Chairs
  • Hugo A. Bronstein, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
  • Felix Deschler, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

Program Committee
  • John B. Asbury, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
  • Artem A. Bakulin, Imperial College London (United Kingdom)
  • Natalie Banerji, Univ. Bern (Switzerland)
  • Jenny Clark, The Univ. of Sheffield (United Kingdom)
  • Alexandre Fürstenberg, Univ. de Genève (Switzerland)

Program Committee continued...
  • David S. Ginger, Univ. of Washington (United States)
  • Robert Lovrincic, Technische Univ. Braunschweig (Germany)
  • Naomi S. Ginsberg, Univ. of California, Berkeley (United States)
  • Paul Meredith, Swansea Univ. (United Kingdom)
  • Linda A. Peteanu, Carnegie Mellon Univ. (United States)
  • Carlos Silva, Georgia Tech Research Institute (Canada)
  • Sergei Tretiak, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
  • Lauren Webb, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States)

Sunday 11 August Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Opto-Electronic Devices
Sunday 11 August 2019
8:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Location: Conv. Ctr. Room 4
Session Chairs:
Christian Nielsen, Queen Mary Univ. of London (United Kingdom) ;
Daniel Congreve, The Rowland Institute at Harvard (United States)
Carrier dynamics in small-gap mercury chalcogenide colloidal quantum dots
Paper 11084-1
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:20 AM
Author(s): Christopher Melnychuk, Philippe Guyot-Sionnest, The Univ. of Chicago (United States)
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Dynamics and energy conversion in organic and hybrid photovoltaics (Invited Paper)
(Canceled)
Paper 11084-2
Time: 8:20 AM - 8:50 AM
Author(s):
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Exciton dynamics in disordered polymer semiconductors (Invited Paper)
Paper 11084-36
Time: 8:20 AM - 8:50 AM
Author(s): Charusheela Ramanan, Vrije Univ. Amsterdam (Netherlands)
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Efficient perovskite optoelectronic devices: carrier kinetics and efficiency modelling (Invited Paper)
Paper 11084-3
Time: 8:50 AM - 9:20 AM
Author(s): Dawei Di, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
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Changing the dimensions of organic metal halide semiconductors (Invited Paper)
Paper 11084-4
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:50 AM
Author(s): Michael L. Chabinyc, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara (United States)
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2D layered perovskite based electronic device and their transport properties (Invited Paper)
Paper 11084-5
Time: 9:50 AM - 10:20 AM
Author(s): Hsinhan Tsai, Fangze Liu, Mikael Yoho, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States); Joseph Strzalka, Argonne National Lab. (United States); Reza Asadpour, Purdue Univ. (United States); Cunming Liu, Argonne National Lab. (United States); Ashraf Alam, Purdue Univ. (United States); Aditya Mohite, Rice Univ. (United States); Xiaoyi Zhang, Argonne National Lab. (United States); Sergei Tretiak, Duc Ta Vo, Wanyi Nie, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
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Coffee Break 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM
Session 2:
Energy Conversion and Storage
Sunday 11 August 2019
10:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. Room 4
Session Chairs:
Christian Nielsen, Queen Mary Univ. of London (United Kingdom) ;
Daniel Congreve, The Rowland Institute at Harvard (United States)
Excited state dynamics in heptazine-based materials (Invited Paper)
Paper 11084-7
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): Cody W. Schlenker, Univ. of Washington (United States)
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Exciton Transport and Thermodynamics of Conjugated Polyelectrolyte Complexes (Invited Paper)
Paper 11084-8
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:10 PM
Author(s): Carmen J. Segura, Anna R. Johnston, William R. Hollingsworth, Univ. of California (United States); Ivan Rajkovic, Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (United States); Alexander Ayzner, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz (United States)
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Lunch Break 12:10 PM - 1:10 PM
Session 3:
New Materials and Directions
Sunday 11 August 2019
1:10 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. Room 4
Session Chairs:
Christian Nielsen, Queen Mary Univ. of London (United Kingdom) ;
Daniel Congreve, The Rowland Institute at Harvard (United States)
Electron state coupling in asymmetric Ge/SiGe quantum wells
Paper 11084-9
Time: 1:10 PM - 1:30 PM
Author(s): Luca Persichetti, Chiara Ciano, Univ. degli Studi di Roma Tre (Italy); Michele Virgilio, Univ. di Pisa (Italy); Michele Montanari, Luciana Di Gaspare, Univ. degli Studi di Roma Tre (Italy); Michele Ortolani, Leonetta Baldassarre, Sapienza Univ. di Roma (Italy); Marvin Zoellner, Oliver Skibitzki, IHP (Germany); David Stark, Giacomo Scalari, Jérôme Faist, ETH Zurich (Switzerland); Kirsty Rew, Douglas J. Paul, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom); Samik Mukherjee, Oussama Moutanabbir, Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal (Canada); Mario Scuderi, Giuseppe Nicotra, Istituto per la Microelettronica e Microsistemi (Italy); Thomas Grange, Stefan Birner, nextnano GmbH (Germany); Giovanni Capellini, Monica De Seta, Univ. degli Studi di Roma Tre (Italy)
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Solvent-dependent ultrafast dynamics and local structure of small molecular ions (Invited Paper)
Paper 11084-10
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): Rodrigo Noriega, Mckenzie Jonely, Sasha A. Moonitz, The Univ. of Utah (United States)
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Deep ultraviolet light-assisted low-temperature crystallization of amorphous TiO2 films for solar energy conversion devices (Invited Paper)
Paper 11084-11
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s): Myung-Han Yoon, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (Korea, Republic of)
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Evaluation of the role that photoacid excited-state acidity has on photovoltage and photocurrent of dye-sensitized ion-exchange membranes (Invited Paper)
Paper 11084-12
Time: 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): William White, Simon Luo, Shane Ardo, Univ. of California, Irvine (United States)
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Session Plen:
Sunday Evening Plenary Session
Sunday 11 August 2019
6:00 PM - 7:25 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. Room 6A

6:00 pm to 6:05 pm: Welcome and Opening Remarks

Accelerating science: how AI and cloud computing can boost scientific progress (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11139-201
Time: 6:05 PM - 6:45 PM
Author(s): Massimo Mascaro, Google Cloud (United States)
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LISA: observing gravitational waves from Space (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11115-202
Time: 6:45 PM - 7:25 PM
Author(s): Martin Gehler, European Space Agency (France)
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Monday 12 August Show All Abstracts
Session Plen:
Nanoscience + Engineering Plenary Session
Monday 12 August 2019
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. Room 6A
Session Chairs:
Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop, The Univ. of Queensland (Australia) ;
Mark L. Brongersma, Geballe Lab. for Advanced Materials (GLAM) (United States)

8:30 am to 8:35 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks
From inverse design to implementation of practical (quantum) photonics (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11091-500
Time: 8:35 AM - 9:15 AM
Author(s): Jelena Vuckovic, Stanford Univ. (United States)
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Optical forces go smart (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11083-500
Time: 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Author(s): Giovanni Volpe, Göteborgs Univ. (Sweden)
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Structured light for next-generation optical trapping (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11083-501
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Author(s): Cornelia Denz, Westfälische Wilhelms-Univ. Münster (Germany)
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Distributed quantum information processing (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11091-501
Time: 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Author(s): Kae Nemoto, National Institute of Informatics (Japan)
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Lunch Break 12:00 PM - 1:10 PM
Session 4:
Metal Halide Perovskite Physics and Applications I
Monday 12 August 2019
1:10 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. Room 4
Session Chair:
Kenneth Graham, Univ. of Kentucky (United States)
Kinetic modelling of carrier cooling in lead-halide perovskites
Paper 11084-13
Time: 1:10 PM - 1:30 PM
Author(s): Ahhyun Jeong, Tom Hopper, Andrei Gorodetsky, Imperial College London (United Kingdom); Xiaokung Huang, Technische Univ. Braunschweig (Germany); Franziska Krieg, ETH Zurich (Switzerland); Maryna Bodnarchuk, EMPA (Switzerland); Maksym V. Kovalenko, ETH Zurich (Switzerland); Robert Lovrincic, Technische Univ. Braunschweig (Germany); Artem A. Bakulin, Imperial College London (United Kingdom)
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Ultrafast photophysics of metal halide perovskite multiple quantum wells: device implications and reconciling band alignment (Invited Paper)
Paper 11084-14
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): Andrew Proppe, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Madeline H. Elkins, Princeton University (United States); Rafael Quintero-Bermudez, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Arup Mahata, CLHYO (Italy); Shana O. Kelley, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); Filippo de Angelis, CLHYO (Italy); Gregory D. Scholes, Princeton University (United States); Edward H. Sargent, Univ. of Toronto (Canada)
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Long-range wavelike propagation of carriers in organic-inorganic metal-halide perovskites thin films (Invited Paper)
Paper 11084-15
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s): Akshay Rao, Jooyoung Sung, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
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Optical probes of coupling in halide perovskites (Invited Paper)
Paper 11084-16
Time: 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Mischa Bonn, Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung (Germany)
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Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Session 5:
Metal Halide Perovskite Physics and Applications II
Monday 12 August 2019
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. Room 4
Session Chair:
Akshay Rao, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Spectral downconversion by quantum cutting in ytterbium-doped metal-halide perovskites (Invited Paper)
Paper 11084-17
Time: 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Author(s): Daniel Kroupa, Matthew Crane, Joo Yeon D. Roh, Tyler J. Milstein, Daniel Gamelin, Univ. of Washington (United States)
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Hybrid perovskite solar cells: understanding stability and improving stability and towards lead free systems (Invited Paper)
(Canceled)
Paper 11084-18
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s):
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Ultrafast dynamics in QD based photoelectrochemical cells (Invited Paper)
Paper 11084-19
Time: 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Author(s): Alireza Honarfar, Hassan Mourad, Mohamed Abdellah, Pavel Chabera, Galina Pankratova, Lo Gorton, Kaibo Zheng, Tönu Pullerits, Lund Univ. (Sweden)
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Metal halide perovskites: surface passivation, stability, and light-emitting applications (Invited Paper)
Paper 11084-20
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Author(s): Barry P. Rand, Princeton Univ. (United States)
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Session PMon:
Posters-Monday
Monday 12 August 2019
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. Hall A

Conference attendees are invited to attend the poster session on Monday evening. Come view the posters, enjoy light refreshments, ask questions, and network with colleagues in your field. Registration badges are required for entry.

Poster Setup: Monday 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
View poster presentation guidelines and set-up instructions at
http://spie.org/OPPosterGuidelines
Enhancing quantum yield of CsPbBr3 by ligand post-treatment
Paper 11084-30
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): W. X/ Lin, S. R. Chung, National Formosa Univ. (Taiwan)
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The effect of solvent polarity on the solid state emission of OPPV-13
Paper 11084-32
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Seth Goldberg, Linda A. Peteanu, Carnegie Mellon Univ. (United States)
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An optimized charging approach in lithium-sulfur battery for enhanced capacity and stability
Paper 11084-33
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Ruoxu Shang, Bo Dong, Cengiz S. Ozkan, Mihrimah Ozkan, Univ. of California, Riverside (United States)
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Charge transfer kinetics and ion diffusivity at the electrode-electrolyte interface of Li-ion batteries
Paper 11084-34
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Taner Zerrin, Cengiz S. Ozkan, Mihrimah Ozkan, Univ. of California, Riverside (United States)
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Exciton dynamics and energy transfer in Perovskite nanostructures
Paper 11084-35
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Author(s): Limeng Ni, Sanyang Han, Uyen Huynh, Alexandre Cheminal, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom); Kazuma Mase, Kyushu Univ. (Japan); Shuai Zhang, Kyoto Institute of Technology (Japan); Aditya Sadhanala, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom); Kenichi Yamashita, Kyoto Institute of Technology (Japan); Nobuhiro Yanai, Nobuo Kimizuka, Kyushu Univ. (Japan); Akshay Rao, Univ. of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
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Tuesday 13 August Show All Abstracts
Session 6:
Organic Semiconductors: Electronic Properties and Devices
Tuesday 13 August 2019
9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Location: Conv. Ctr. Room 4
Session Chair:
Chad Risko, Univ. of Kentucky (United States)
Effect of local environment on aggregate electronic properties of P3HT
Paper 11084-21
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Author(s): Stephanie N. Kramer, Linda A. Peteanu, Carnegie Mellon Univ. (United States)
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Semiconducting polymer blends that exhibit stable charge transport at high temperatures (Invited Paper)
Paper 11084-22
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:50 AM
Author(s): Jianguo Mei, Aristide Gumyusenge, Purdue Univ. (United States)
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Insights into molecular doping of organic semiconductors (Invited Paper)
Paper 11084-23
Time: 9:50 AM - 10:20 AM
Author(s): Moritz K. Riede, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
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Coffee Break 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM
Session 7:
Organic Semiconductors: Molecular Design, Structure, and Assembly
Tuesday 13 August 2019
10:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. Room 4
Session Chair:
Moritz K. Riede, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Design principles for efficient singlet fission in anthracene-based organic semiconductors
Paper 11084-24
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
Author(s): YounJue Bae, Gyeongwon Kang, Joseph Christensen, Christos D. Malliakas, Jiawang Zhou, Jordan Nelson, Yi-Lin Wu, Ryan M. Young, Richard P. Van Duyne, George Schatz, Michael R. Wasielewski, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
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Assembly and microstructure of conjugated polymers revealed by sub-monomer resolution imaging (Invited Paper)
Paper 11084-25
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): Giovanni Costantini, The Univ. of Warwick (United Kingdom)
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Small changes, large impact: understanding how molecular structure and processing impact the assembly and performance of organic semiconductors (Invited Paper)
Paper 11084-26
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:10 PM
Author(s): Chad Risko, Univ. of Kentucky (United States)
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Exhibition/Lunch Break 12:10 PM - 3:45 PM
Session 8:
Interfaces in Organic and Hybrid Solar Cells: Joint Session with Conferences 11084 and 11094
Tuesday 13 August 2019
3:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Conv. Ctr. Room 5B
Session Chairs:
Ifor D.W. Samuel, Univ. of St. Andrews (United Kingdom) ;
Christian Nielsen, Queen Mary Univ. of London (United Kingdom) ;
Daniel Congreve, The Rowland Institute at Harvard (United States)
Polymer and hybrid solar cells: The crucial role of interfaces (Invited Paper)
Paper 11094-5
Time: 3:45 PM - 4:10 PM
Author(s): Tobin Marks, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
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The role of donor-acceptor interfacial charge-transfer (CT) electronic states in photoelectric energy conversion in organic solar cells
Paper 11094-6
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:25 PM
Author(s): Xiankai Chen, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
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Inter-molecular charge-transfer states for organic opto-electronics (Invited Paper)
Paper 11084-27
Time: 4:25 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Koen Vandewal, Univ. Hasselt (Belgium)
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Surface ligands for manipulating the optical, electronic, and energetic properties of metal halide perovskites (Invited Paper)
Paper 11084-28
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:15 PM
Author(s): Md Aslam Uddin, So Min Park, Justin K. Mobley, Tuo Liu, Rosemary L. Calabro, Abdullah A. Masud, Doo-Young Kim, Christopher I. Richards, Kenneth Graham, Univ. of Kentucky (United States)
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Interface tuning in hybrid perovskite solar cells
Paper 11084-29
Time: 5:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Author(s): Gang Li, The Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ. (Hong Kong, China)
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