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Welcome to Exciton Science

At the ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science, we are excited about the possibilities of transforming light into energy and energy into light.  We are a collaboration of academia and industry focused on innovative research to improve solar energy technology, lighting and security systems.

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Gao C, Shukla A, Gao H, Miao Z, Zhang Y, Wang P, Luo G, Zeng Y, Wong WWH, Smith TA et al..  In Press.  Harvesting Triplet Excitons in High Mobility Emissive Organic Semiconductor for Efficiency Enhancement of Light‐Emitting Transistors. Advanced Materials. :2208389.
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Steinfeld L, Cole J.H, Hapuarachchi H.  In Press.  Prospects of Utilizing Quantum Emitters to Control the Absorption of Non‐Noble Plasmonic Metal Nanoparticles. Annalen der Physik. :2200327.
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Nabi M, Padelkar SS, Jasieniak JJ, Simonov AN, Alam A.  2024.  Lead-free magnetic double perovskites for photovoltaic and photocatalysis applications. Physical Review Applied. 21(1)
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Sharma SKumar, Padelkar SS, Shankar G, Salesh M, Jasieniak JJ, Simonov AN, Alam A, Yella A.  2024.  HaHc (Hydroxylamine Hydrochloride) Assisted Dual Surface Passivation via Charge Neutralization and Coordination Bond Formation of Cs 2 AgBiBr 6 Double Perovskite for Solar Cell Application. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C.
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The Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science is an Australian Research Council research centre linking the University of Melbourne, Monash University, RMIT University, UNSW Sydney and the University of Sydney.

Our partners include: The Defence Science and Technology Group, The Reserve Bank of Australia and CSIRO.