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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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Our arcade-style games allow your students to explore concepts around renewable energy and solar technology and have loads of fun while doing it!


Kurdi KAl, McCarthy DP, McMeekin DP, Fürer SO, Tremblay M-H, Barlow S, Bach U, Marder SR.  2021.  A naphthalene diimide side-chain polymer as an electron-extraction layer for stable perovskite solar cells. Materials Chemistry Frontiers. 5(1):450-457.
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Angmo D, DeLuca G, Scully AD, Chesman ASR, Seeber A, Zuo C, Vak D, Bach U, Gao M.  2021.  A Lab-to-Fab Study toward Roll-to-Roll Fabrication of Reproducible Perovskite Solar Cells under Ambient Room Conditions. Cell Reports Physical Science. 2(1):100293.
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Tan B, Raga SR, Rietwyk KJames, Lu J, Fürer SO, Griffith JC, Cheng Y-B, Bach U.  2021.  The impact of spiro-OMeTAD photodoping on the reversible light-induced transients of perovskite solar cells. Nano Energy. 82:105658.
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Schwarz KN, Mitchell VD, Khan S-U-Z, Lee C, Reinhold A, Smith TA, Ghiggino KP, Jones DJ, Rand BP, Scholes GD.  2021.  Morphological Requirements for Nanoscale Electric Field Buildup in a Bulk Heterojunction Solar CellMorphological Requirements for Nanoscale Electric Field Buildup in a Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cell. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. 12(1):537-545.
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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.