Dr Christopher Hall | ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science

Chris is a physicist/physical chemist specialising in ultrafast electronic and vibrational spectroscopy and has extensive experience characterising excited state interactions in semiconductor nanostructures, proteins and molecular systems.  Chris is primarily focusing on characterising fundamental exciton behaviour in the new materials developed in the Centre.

PhD Physics, Swinburne University of Technology (2011)
Hons Physics, Swinburne University of Technology (2006)
BSc Applied Science, Swinburne University of Technology (2005)
Centre Research Themes: 
2. Control of Excitons


Journal Articles
Lyskov, I.; Anda, A.; Wong, Y. X.; Tilley, A. J.; Hall, C. R.; Thia, J.; Russo, S. P.; Wong, W.; Cole, J. H.; Smith, T. A. Bilirubin analogues as model compounds for exciton coupling. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2020, 22 (27), 15567 - 15572 DOI: 10.1039/D0CP01421D. doi: 10.1039/D0CP01421D
Zheng, F.; Zuo, C.; Niu, M.; Zhou, C.; Bradley, S. J.; Hall, C. R.; Xu, W.; Wen, X.; Hao, X.; Gao, M.; et al. Revealing the Role of Methylammonium Chloride for Improving the Performance of 2D Perovskite Solar Cells. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2020, 12 (23), 25980 - 25990 DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c05714,10.1021/acsami.0c05714.s001. doi: 10.1021/acsami.0c05714,10.1021/acsami.0c05714.s001
Mao, W.; Hall, C. R.; Bernardi, S.; Cheng, Y. - B.; Widmer-Cooper, A.; Smith, T. A.; Bach, U. Light-induced reversal of ion segregation in mixed-halide perovskites. Nature Materials 2020 DOI: 10.1038/s41563-020-00826-y. doi: 10.1038/s41563-020-00826-y
Masoomi-Godarzi, S.; Hall, C. R.; Zhang, B.; Gregory, M. A.; White, J. M.; Wong, W.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Smith, T. A.; Jones, D. J. Competitive Triplet Formation and Recombination in Crystalline Films of Perylenediimide Derivatives: Implications for Singlet Fission. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2020, 124 (21), 11574 - 11585 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c01337. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c01337
Gao, C.; Zhang, B.; Hall, C. R.; Li, L.; Chen, Y.; Zeng, Y.; Smith, T. A.; Wong, W. Triplet fusion upconversion using sterically protected 9,10-diphenylanthracene as the emitter. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2020, 22 (11), 6300 - 6307 DOI: 10.1039/C9CP06311K. doi: 10.1039/C9CP06311K
Bi, P. Qing; Hall, C. R.; Yin, H.; So, S. Kong; Smith, T. A.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Hao, X. Resolving the Mechanisms of Photocurrent Improvement in Ternary Organic Solar Cells. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2019, 123 (30), 18294-18302 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b06267. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b06267
Gao, C.; Seow, J. Yi; Zhang, B.; Hall, C. R.; Tilley, A. J.; White, J. M.; Smith, T. A.; Wong, W. Tetraphenylethene 9,10‐Diphenylanthracene Derivatives – Synthesis and Photophysical Properties. ChemPlusChem 2019, 84 (6), 746-753 DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201900100. doi: 10.1002/cplu.201900100
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
Hall, C. R.; Romanov, A. S.; Bochmann, M.; Meech, S. R. Ultrafast Structure and Dynamics in the Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence of a Carbene–Metal–Amide. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2018, 9 (19), 5873 - 5876 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b02797. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b02797
van Wonderen, J. H.; Li, D.; Piper, S. E. H.; Lau, C. Y.; Jenner, L. P.; Hall, C. R.; Clarke, T. A.; Watmough, N. J.; Butt, J. N. Photosensitised Multiheme Cytochromes as Light-Driven Molecular Wires and Resistors. ChemBioChem 2018, 19 (20), 2206 - 2215 DOI: 10.1002/cbic.201800313. doi: 10.1002/cbic.201800313
Laptenok, S. P.; Gil, A. A.; Hall, C. R.; Lukacs, A.; Iuliano, J. N.; Jones, G. A.; Greetham, G. M.; Donaldson, P.; Miyawaki, A.; Tonge, P. J.; et al. Infrared spectroscopy reveals multi-step multi-timescale photoactivation in the photoconvertible protein archetype dronpa. Nature Chemistry 2018, 10 (8), 845 - 852 DOI: 10.1038/s41557-018-0073-0. doi: 10.1038/s41557-018-0073-0