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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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Awuku S, Bradley SJ, Ghiggino KP, Steer RP, Stevens AL, White JM, Yeow C.  2021.  Photophysics and Spectroscopy of 1,2-Benzazulene. Chemical Physics Letters. :139114.
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Gao C, Wong WWH, Qin Z, Lo S‐C, Namdas EB, Dong H, Hu W.  2021.  Application of Triplet–Triplet Annihilation Upconversion in Organic Optoelectronic Devices: Advances and Perspectives. Advanced Materials. :2100704.
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O’Shea R, Kendrick WJ, Gao C, Owyong TCin, White JM, Ghiggino KP, Wong WWH.  2021.  Revealing the influence of steric bulk on the triplet–triplet annihilation upconversion performance of conjugated polymers. Scientific Reports. 11(1)
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Liu W-S, Laird JS, Ryan CG, Tang Y-T, Qiu R-L, Echevarria G, Morel J-L, van der Ent A.  2021.  Rare earth elements, aluminium and silicon distribution in the fern Dicranopteris linearis revealed by μPIXE Maia analysis. Annals of Botany. 128(1):17-30.
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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.