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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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Nwaji N, Akinoglu EMetin.  2021.  Synthesis of ZnS-CuS-Bi Nanonail Heterostructures and Funnel Mechanism of their Photocatalytic Activity. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. :106066.
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Li W, Zhu B, Rothmann MUller, Liu A, Chen W, Choo YYee, Pai N, Mao W, Zhang T, Bao Q et al..  2021.  Intermediate phase-enhanced Ostwald ripening for the elimination of phase segregation in efficient inorganic CsPbIBr2 perovskite solar cells中间相促进CsPbIBr2晶体生长以消除高效无机钙钛矿太阳能电池的卤素相分离. Science China Materials.
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Lin X, Lu J, Raga S.R, McMeekin DP, Ou Q, Scully AD, Tan B, Chesman ASR, Deng S, Zhao B et al..  2021.  Balancing Charge Extraction for Efficient Back‐Contact Perovskite Solar Cells by Using an Embedded Mesoscopic Architecture. Advanced Energy Materials. 11(21):2100053.
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Li W, Rothmann MUller, Zhu Y, Chen W, Yang C, Yuan Y, Choo YYee, Wen X, Cheng Y-B, Bach U et al..  2021.  The critical role of composition-dependent intragrain planar defects in the performance of MA1–xFAxPbI3 perovskite solar cells. Nature Energy. 6(6):624-632.
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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.