Dr Anthony Chesman | ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science

Dr Anthony Chesman

Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO

Chesman is a point of contact for CSIRO within the Centre of Excellence. Chesman is the Team Leader of the CSIRO Nanomaterials and Devices Team, whose interests span photocatalysis, nanocrystal synthesis, and novel architectures for solar cells.

Centre Role: Partner Investigator

Qualifications: 
PhD (Chemistry), Monash University, 2010
BSc (Hons), Monash University, 2006
Centre Research Themes: 
1. Excitonic Systems for Solar Energy Conversion

Publications

Journal Articles
Lin, Q.; Bernardi, S.; Shabbir, B.; Ou, Q.; Wang, M.; Yin, W.; Liu, S.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Fürer, S. O.; Si, G.; et al. Phase-Control of Single-Crystalline Inorganic Halide Perovskites via Molecular Coordination Engineering. 2022.
Lin, Q.; Bernardi, S.; Shabbir, B.; Ou, Q.; Wang, M.; Yin, W.; Liu, S.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Fürer, S. O.; Si, G.; et al. Phase-Control of Single-Crystalline Inorganic Halide Perovskites via Molecular Coordination Engineering. Advanced Functional Materials 2022, 32 (16), 2270096 DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202109442. doi: 10.1002/adfm.202109442
Othman, M.; Zheng, F.; Seeber, A.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Scully, A. D.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Gao, M.; Etheridge, J.; Angmo, D. Millimeter‐Sized Clusters of Triple Cation Perovskite Enables Highly Efficient and Reproducible Roll‐to‐Roll Fabricated Inverted Perovskite Solar Cells. Advanced Functional Materials 2022, 32 (12), 2110700 DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202110700. doi: 10.1002/adfm.202110700
Sepalage, G. A.; Weerasinghe, H.; Rai, N.; Duffy, N. W.; Raga, S. R.; Hora, Y.; Gao, M.; Vak, D.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Bach, U.; et al. Can Laminated Carbon Challenge Gold? Toward Universal, Scalable, and Low‐Cost Carbon Electrodes for Perovskite Solar Cells. Advanced Materials Technologies 2022, 7 (6), 2101148 DOI: 10.1002/admt.202101148. doi: 10.1002/admt.202101148
Angmo, D.; DeLuca, G.; Scully, A. D.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Seeber, A.; Zuo, C.; Vak, D.; Bach, U.; Gao, M. A Lab-to-Fab Study toward Roll-to-Roll Fabrication of Reproducible Perovskite Solar Cells under Ambient Room Conditions. Cell Reports Physical Science 2021, 2 (1), 100293 DOI: 10.1016/j.xcrp.2020.100293. doi: 10.1016/j.xcrp.2020.100293
Michalska, M.; Surmiak, M. Adam; Maasoumi, F.; Senevirathna, D. C.; Chantler, P.; Li, H.; Li, B.; Zhang, T.; Lin, X.; Deng, H.; et al. Microfluidic Processing of Ligand‐Engineered NiO Nanoparticles for Low‐Temperature Hole‐Transporting Layers in Perovskite Solar Cells. Solar RRL 2021, 5 (8), 2100342 DOI: 10.1002/solr.202100342. doi: 10.1002/solr.202100342
Yin, W.; Li, H.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Tadgell, B.; Scully, A. D.; Wang, M.; Huang, W.; McNeill, C. R.; Wong, W.; Medhekar, N. V.; et al. Detection of Halomethanes Using Cesium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals. ACS Nano 2021, 15 (1), 1454–1464 DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.0c08794. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.0c08794
Lin, X.; Lu, J.; Raga, S. R.; McMeekin, D. P.; Ou, Q.; Scully, A. D.; Tan, B.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Deng, S.; Zhao, B.; et al. Balancing Charge Extraction for Efficient Back‐Contact Perovskite Solar Cells by Using an Embedded Mesoscopic Architecture. Advanced Energy Materials 2021, 11 (21), 2100053 DOI: 10.1002/aenm.202100053. doi: 10.1002/aenm.202100053
Chesman, A. S. R.; Bach, U.; Jumabekov, A. N. ERRATUM: “Chemical passivation of the perovskite layer and its real-time effect on the device performance in back-contact perovskite solar cells” [J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 38, 060401 (2020)]. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A 2021, 39 (2), 027002 DOI: 10.1116/6.0000931. doi: 10.1116/6.0000931
Pai, N.; Lu, J.; Wang, M.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Seeber, A.; Cherepanov, P. V.; Senevirathna, D. C.; Gengenbach, T. R.; Medhekar, N. V.; Andrews, P. C.; et al. Enhancement of the intrinsic light harvesting capacity of Cs2AgBiBr6 double perovskite via modification with sulphide. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2020, 8 (4), 2008 - 2020 DOI: 10.1039/C9TA10422D. doi: 10.1039/C9TA10422D
Jumabekov, A. N.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Bach, U. Chemical passivation of the perovskite layer and its real-time effect on the device performance in back-contact perovskite solar cells. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A 2020, 38 (6), 060401 DOI: 10.1116/6.0000481. doi: 10.1116/6.0000481
Lin, X.; Raga, S. R.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Ou, Q.; Jiang, L.; Bao, Q.; Lu, J.; Cheng, Y. - B.; Bach, U. Honeycomb-shaped charge collecting electrodes for dipole-assisted back-contact perovskite solar cells. Nano Energy 2020, 67, 104223 DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2019.104223. doi: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2019.104223
Bacal, D. M.; Lal, N. N.; Jumabekov, A. N.; Hou, Q.; Hu, Y.; Lu, J.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Bach, U. Solution-processed antireflective coating for back-contact perovskite solar cells. Optics Express 2020, 28 (9), 12650-12660 DOI: 10.1364/OE.384039. doi: 10.1364/OE.384039
Yu, J. Choul; Sun, J.; Chandrasekaran, N.; Dunn, C. J.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Jasieniak, J. Semi-transparent perovskite solar cells with a cross-linked hole transport layer. Nano Energy 2020, 71, 104635 DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2020.104635. doi: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2020.104635
van Embden, J.; Mendes, J. O.; Jasieniak, J.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Gaspera, E. Della. Solution-Processed CuSbS2 Thin Films and Superstrate Solar Cells with CdS/In2S3 Buffer Layers. ACS Applied Energy Materials 2020, 3 (8), 7885-7895 DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.0c01296,10.1021/acsaem.0c01296.s001. doi: 10.1021/acsaem.0c01296,10.1021/acsaem.0c01296.s001
Zuo, C.; Scully, A. D.; Tan, W. Liang; Zheng, F.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Vak, D.; Weerasinghe, H.; McNeill, C. R.; Angmo, D.; Chesman, A. S. R.; et al. Crystallisation control of drop-cast quasi-2D/3D perovskite layers for efficient solar cells. Communications Materials 2020, 1 (1), 33 DOI: 10.1038/s43246-020-0036-z. doi: 10.1038/s43246-020-0036-z
Wang, C.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Yin, W.; Frazer, L.; Funston, A. M.; Jasieniak, J. Facile purification of CsPbX3 (X = Cl, Br, I) perovskite nanocrystals. The Journal of Chemical Physics 2019, 151 (12), 121105 DOI: 10.1063/1.5123306. doi: 10.1063/1.5123306
Tan, B.; Raga, S. R.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Fürer, S. O.; Zheng, F.; McMeekin, D. P.; Jiang, L.; Mao, W.; Lin, X.; Wen, X.; et al. P‐Dopant: LiTFSI‐Free Spiro‐OMeTAD‐Based Perovskite Solar Cells with Power Conversion Efficiencies Exceeding 19%(Cover: Adv. Energy Mater. 32/2019). Advanced Energy Materials 2019, 9 (32) DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/aenm.201970123. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/aenm.201970123
Tan, B.; Raga, S. R.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Fürer, S. O.; Zheng, F.; McMeekin, D. P.; Jiang, L.; Mao, W.; Lin, X.; Wen, X.; et al. LiTFSI‐Free Spiro‐OMeTAD‐Based Perovskite Solar Cells with Power Conversion Efficiencies Exceeding 19%. Advanced Energy Materials 2019, 9 (32), 1901519 DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201901519. doi: 10.1002/aenm.201901519
Lu, J.; Scully, A. D.; Sun, J.; Tan, B.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Raga, S. Ruiz; Jiang, L.; Lin, X.; Pai, N.; Huang, W.; et al. Multiple Roles of Cobalt Pyrazol-Pyridine Complexes in High-Performing Perovskite Solar CellsMultiple Roles of Cobalt Pyrazol-Pyridine Complexes in High-Performing Perovskite Solar Cells. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2019, 10 (16), 4675 - 4682 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b01783,10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b01783.s001. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b01783,10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b01783.s001
Pai, N.; Lu, J.; Gengenbach, T. R.; Seeber, A.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Jiang, L.; Senevirathna, D. C.; Andrews, P. C.; Bach, U.; Cheng, Y. - B.; et al. Silver Bismuth Sulfoiodide Solar Cells: Tuning Optoelectronic Properties by Sulfide Modification for Enhanced Photovoltaic Performance. Advanced Energy Materials 2019, 9 (5), 1803396 DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201803396. doi: 10.1002/aenm.201803396
Hu, Y.; Adhyaksa, G. W. P.; DeLuca, G.; Simonov, A. N.; Duffy, N. W.; Reichmanis, E.; Bach, U.; Docampo, P.; Bein, T.; Garnett, E. C.; et al. Perovskite solar cells with a hybrid electrode structure. AIP Advances 2019, 9 (12), 125037 DOI: 10.1063/1.5127275. doi: 10.1063/1.5127275
Ritchie, C.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Jasieniak, J.; Mulvaney, P. Aqueous Synthesis of Cu 2 ZnSnSe 4 NanocrystalsAqueous Synthesis of Cu2ZnSnSe4 Nanocrystals. Chemistry of Materials 2019, 31 (6), 2138 - 2150 DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b00100,10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b00100.s001. doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b00100,10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b00100.s001
Ritchie, C.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Jasieniak, J.; Mulvaney, P. Aqueous Synthesis of Cu2ZnSnSe4 Nanocrystals. Chemistry of Materials 2019, 31 (6), 2138-2150 DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b00100. doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b00100
Mao, W.; Hall, C. R.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Forsyth, C.; Cheng, Y. - B.; Duffy, N. W.; Smith, T. A.; Bach, U. Visualizing Phase Segregation in Mixed-Halide Perovskite Single Crystals. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2019, 58 (9), 2893 - 2898 DOI: 10.1002/anie.201810193 . doi: 10.1002/anie.201810193
Lu, J.; Scully, A. D.; Sun, J.; Tan, B.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Raga, S. Ruiz; Jiang, L.; Lin, X.; Pai, N.; Huang, W.; et al. Multiple Roles of Cobalt Pyrazol-Pyridine Complexes in High-Performing Perovskite Solar Cells. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2019, 10 (16), 4675 - 4682 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b01783. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b01783
Pai, N.; Lu, J.; Senevirathna, D. C.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Gengenbach, T.; Chatti, M.; Bach, U.; Andrews, P. C.; Spiccia, L.; Cheng, Y.; et al. Spray deposition of AgBiS 2 and Cu 3 BiS 3 thin films for photovoltaic applications. Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2018, 6 (10), 2483 - 2494 DOI: 10.1039/C7TC05711C. doi: 10.1039/C7TC05711C
Pai, N.; Lu, J.; Senevirathna, D. C.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Gengenbach, T.; Chatti, M.; Bach, U.; Andrews, P. C.; Spiccia, L.; Cheng, Y. - B.; et al. Spray deposition of AgBiS2 and Cu3BiS3 thin films for photovoltaic applications. Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2018, 6 (10), 2483 - 2494 DOI: 10.1039/C7TC05711C. doi: 10.1039/C7TC05711C
Ritchie, C.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Styles, M.; Jasieniak, J.; Mulvaney, P. Aqueous Synthesis of High-Quality Cu 2 ZnSnS 4 Nanocrystals and Their Thermal Annealing Characteristics. Langmuir 2018, 34 (4), 1655 - 1665 DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b03885. doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b03885
DeLuca, G.; Jumabekov, A. N.; Hu, Y.; Simonov, A. N.; Lu, J.; Tan, B.; Adhyaksa, G. W. P.; Garnett, E. C.; Reichmanis, E.; Chesman, A. S. R.; et al. Transparent Quasi-Interdigitated Electrodes for Semitransparent Perovskite Back-Contact Solar Cells. ACS Applied Energy Materials 2018, 1 (9), 4473 - 4478 DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.8b01140. doi: 10.1021/acsaem.8b01140
Lin, X.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Raga, S. R.; Scully, A. D.; Jiang, L.; Tan, B.; Lu, J.; Cheng, Y.; Bach, U. Effect of Grain Cluster Size on Back-Contact Perovskite Solar Cells. Advanced Functional Materials 2018, 28 (45), 1805098 DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201805098. doi: 10.1002/adfm.201805098
Pai, N.; Lu, J.; Gengenbach, T. R.; Seeber, A.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Jiang, L.; Senevirathna, D. C.; Andrews, P. C.; Bach, U.; Cheng, Y. ‐B.; et al. Silver Bismuth Sulfoiodide Solar Cells: Tuning Optoelectronic Properties by Sulfide Modification for Enhanced Photovoltaic Performance. Advanced Energy Materials 2018, 1803396 DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201803396. doi: 10.1002/aenm.201803396
Hou, Q.; Bacal, D. M.; Jumabekov, A. N.; Li, W.; Wang, Z.; Lin, X.; Ng, S. Hock; Tan, B.; Bao, Q.; Chesman, A. S. R.; et al. Back-contact perovskite solar cells with honeycomb-like charge collecting electrodes. Nano Energy 2018, 50, 710 - 716 DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.06.006. doi: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.06.006
Jumabekov, A. N.; Lloyd, J. A.; Bacal, D. M.; Bach, U.; Chesman, A. S. R. Fabrication of Back-Contact Electrodes Using Modified Natural Lithography. ACS Applied Energy Materials 2018, 1 (3), 1077 - 1082 DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.7b00213. doi: 10.1021/acsaem.7b00213
DeLuca, G.; Jumabekov, A. N.; Hu, Y.; Simonov, A. N.; Lu, J.; Tan, B.; Adhyaksa, G. W. P.; Garnett, E. C.; Reichmanis, E.; Chesman, A. S. R.; et al. Transparent Quasi-Interdigitated Electrodes for Semitransparent Perovskite Back-Contact Solar CellsTransparent Quasi-Interdigitated Electrodes for Semitransparent Perovskite Back-Contact Solar Cells. ACS Applied Energy Materials 2018, 1 (9), 4473 - 4478 DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.8b01140,10.1021/acsaem.8b01140.s001. doi: 10.1021/acsaem.8b01140,10.1021/acsaem.8b01140.s001
Sun, J.; Lu, J.; Li, B.; Jiang, L.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Scully, A. D.; Gengenbach, T. R.; Cheng, Y.; Jasieniak, J. Inverted perovskite solar cells with high fill-factors featuring chemical bath deposited mesoporous NiO hole transporting layers. Nano Energy 2018, 49, 163 - 171 DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.04.026. doi: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.04.026
Mao, W.; Zheng, J.; Zhang, Y.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Ou, Q.; Hicks, J.; Li, F.; Wang, Z.; Graystone, B.; Bell, T. D. M.; et al. Controlled Growth of Monocrystalline Organo-Lead Halide Perovskite and Its Application in Photonic Devices. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2017, 56 (41), 12486 - 12491 DOI: 10.1002/anie.201703786. doi: 10.1002/anie.201703786
Mao, W.; Zheng, J.; Zhang, Y.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Ou, Q.; Hicks, J.; Li, F.; Wang, Z.; Graystone, B.; Bell, T. D. M.; et al. Controlled Growth of Monocrystalline Organo‐Lead Halide Perovskite and Its Application in Photonic Devices. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2017, 56 (41), 12486 - 12491 DOI: 10.1002/anie.v56.41,10.1002/anie.201703786. doi: 10.1002/anie.v56.41,10.1002/anie.201703786
Lin, X.; Jumabekov, A. N.; Lal, N. N.; Pascoe, A. R.; Gómez, D. E.; Duffy, N. W.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Sears, K.; Fournier, M.; Zhang, Y.; et al. Dipole-field-assisted charge extraction in metal-perovskite-metal back-contact solar cells. Nature Communications 2017, 8 (1), 613 DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-00588-3. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-00588-3