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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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Liz-Marzán LM, Nam J-M, Wang J, Nie Z, Hamad-Schifferli K, Schlücker S, Liz-Marzán LM, Nam J-M, Wang J, Nie Z et al..  2021.  World Scientific Reference on Plasmonic NanomaterialsWorld Scientific Reference on Plasmonic Nanomaterials. 22
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Lee WSeok, Kang Y‐G, Sharma M, Lee YMin, Jeon S, Sharma A, Demir HVolkan, Han MJoon, Koh W‐K, Oh SJu.  2021.  Ligand Exchange and Impurity Doping in 2D CdSe Nanoplatelet Thin Films and Their Applications. Advanced Electronic Materials. :2100739.
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Yu J, Sharma M, Li M, Delikanli S, Sharma A, Taimoor M, Altintas Y, McBride JR, Kusserow T, Sum T‐C et al..  2021.  Low‐Threshold Lasing from Copper‐Doped CdSe Colloidal Quantum Wells. Laser & Photonics Reviews. 15(6):2100034.
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Sepalage GA, Weerasinghe H, Rai N, Duffy NW, Raga SR, Hora Y, Gao M, Vak D, Chesman ASR, Bach U et al..  2021.  Can Laminated Carbon Challenge Gold? Toward Universal, Scalable, and Low‐Cost Carbon Electrodes for Perovskite Solar Cells Advanced Materials Technologies. :2101148.
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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.