Prof. Trevor Smith is a spectroscopist in the School of Chemistry at the University of Melbourne. His primary interests are the development of super-resolution optical imaging methods and the use of ultrafast laser spectroscopy and time-resolved microscopy to study fast chemical processes, including energy transfer, electron transfer and excitons in polymers, nanocrystals and other materials.

Qualifications: 
GCertUniTeach, University of Melbourne 2006
PhD, University of Melbourne 1992
BSc, University of Melbourne 1983
ORCID iD: 
0000-0003-4453-9
Centre Research Themes: 
2. Control of Excitons

Publications

Book Chapters
Hirvonen, L. M.; Smith, T. A. Super-resolution optical microscopy with structured illumination. In Fundamentals of Fluorescence Imaging; Fundamentals of Fluorescence Imaging; Jenny Stanford Publishing: Singapore, 2019; pp pp 383-414.
Journal Articles
Xu, Y.; Zhou, J.; Smith, T. A. Time-resolved emission microscopy of light-induced aggregation of luminescent polymers. Methods and Applications in Fluorescence 2020, 8 (1), 014006 DOI: 10.1088/2050-6120/ab5976. doi: 10.1088/2050-6120/ab5976
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 DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201900100. doi: 10.1002/cplu.201900100
Yu, M. - N.; Lin, J. - Y.; Li, Y. - X.; Soleimaninejad, H.; Ou, C. - J.; Bai, L. - B.; Liu, B.; Liu, W.; Wei, Q.; Bo, Y. - F.; et al. Emission Enhanced and Stabilized by Stereoisomeric Strategy in Hierarchical Uniform Supramolecular Framework. Chem 2019, 5 (9), 2470 - 2483 DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2019.06.021. doi: 10.1016/j.chempr.2019.06.021
Yu, M. - N.; Lin, J. - Y.; Li, Y. - X.; Soleimaninejad, H.; Ou, C. - J.; Bai, L. - B.; Liu, B.; Liu, W.; Wei, Q.; Bo, Y. - F.; et al. Emission Enhanced and Stabilized by Stereoisomeric Strategy in Hierarchical Uniform Supramolecular Framework. Chem 2019, 5 (9), 2470 - 2483 DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2019.06.021. doi: 10.1016/j.chempr.2019.06.021
Zhang, B.; Gao, C.; Soleimaninejad, H.; White, J. M.; Smith, T. A.; Jones, D. J.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Wong, W. Highly Efficient Luminescent Solar Concentrators by Selective Alignment of Donor–Emitter Fluorophores. Chemistry of Materials 2019, 31 (8), 3001 - 3008 DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b00647. doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b00647
Lin, J.; Liu, B.; Yu, M.; Wang, X.; Lin, Z.; Zhang, X.; Sun, C.; Cabanillas-Gonzalez, J.; Xie, L.; Liu, F.; et al. Ultrastable Supramolecular Self-Encapsulated Wide-Bandgap Conjugated Polymers for Large-Area and Flexible Electroluminescent Devices. Advanced Materials 2019, 31 (1), 1804811 DOI: 10.1002/adma.201804811. doi: 10.1002/adma.201804811
Condé, B.; Robinson, A.; Bodet, A.; Monteau, A. - C.; Fuentes, S.; Scollary, G.; Smith, T. A.; Howell, K. S. Using Synchronous Fluorescence to Investigate Chemical Interactions Influencing Foam Characteristics in Sparkling Wines. Beverages 2019, 5 (3), 54 DOI: 10.3390/beverages5030054. doi: 10.3390/beverages5030054
Xu, Y.; Zhou, J.; Smith, T. A. Time-resolved emission microscopy of light-induced aggregation of luminescent polymers. Methods and Applications in Fluorescence 2019 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/2050-6120/ab5976. doi: https://doi.org/10.1088/2050-6120/ab5976
Bo, Y. - F.; Liu, Y. - Y.; Soleimaninejad, H.; Yu, M. - N.; Xie, L. - H.; Smith, T. A.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Huang, W. Photophysical Identification of Three Kinds of Low-Energy Green Band Defects in Wide-Bandgap Polyfluorenes. The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 2019, 123 (13), 2789 - 2795 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.9b00188. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpca.9b00188
Gao, C.; Prasad, S. K. K.; Zhang, B.; Dvořák, M.; Tayebjee, M. J. Y.; McCamey, D. R.; Schmidt, T. W.; Smith, T. A.; Wong, W. Intramolecular Versus Intermolecular Triplet Fusion in Multichromophoric Photochemical Upconversion. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2019, 123 (33), 20181 - 20187 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b07098. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b07098
Mao, W.; Hall, C. R.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Forsyth, C.; Cheng, Y.; 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.201900853. doi: 10.1002/anie.201900853
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, 2893-2898 DOI: 10.1002/anie.201810193. doi: 10.1002/anie.201810193
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
Bi, P. Qing; Hall, C. R.; Yin, H.; So, S. Kong; Smith, T. A.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Hao, X. Tao. 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
Soleimaninejad, H.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Smith, T. A.; Paige, M. F. Fluorescence anisotropy imaging of a polydiacetylene photopolymer film. Canadian Journal of Chemistry 2019 DOI: 10.1139/cjc-2018-0360. doi: 10.1139/cjc-2018-0360
Flint, K. L.; J. Collins, G.; Bradley, S. J.; Smith, T. A.; Sumby, C. J.; F. Keene, R. Synthesis and Characterisation of Helicate and Mesocate Forms of a Double-Stranded Diruthenium(II) Complex of a Di(terpyridine) Ligand. Australian Journal of Chemistry 2019 DOI: 10.1071/CH19220. doi: 10.1071/CH19220
Ng, C.; Zeng, P.; Lloyd, J. A.; Chakraborty, D.; Roberts, A.; Smith, T. A.; Bach, U.; Sader, J. E.; Davis, T. J.; Gómez, D. E. Large-Area Nanofabrication of Partially Embedded Nanostructures for Enhanced Plasmonic Hot-Carrier Extraction. ACS Applied Nano Materials 2019, 2 (3), 1164 - 1169 DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.8b01988. doi: 10.1021/acsanm.8b01988
Bi, P. Qing; Hall, C. R.; Yin, H.; So, S. Kong; Smith, T. A.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Hao, X. Tao. 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
Stevens, A. L.; Novakovic, S.; White, J. M.; Wong, W.; Smith, T. A.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Paige, M. F.; Steer, R. P. Exciton Dynamics of Photoexcited Pendant Porphyrin Polymers in Solution and in Thin Films. The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 2018, 122 (50), 9605–9614 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b09321. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b09321
Rohatgi, C. V.; Harada, T.; Need, E. F.; Krasowska, M.; Beattie, D. A.; Dickenson, G. D.; Smith, T. A.; Kee, T. W. Low-Bandgap Conjugated Polymer Dots for Near-Infrared Fluorescence Imaging. ACS Applied Nano Materials 2018, 1 (9), 4801 - 4808 DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.8b01014. doi: 10.1021/acsanm.8b01014
Lv, C. - K.; Zheng, F.; Yang, X. - Y.; Bi, P. - Q.; Niu, M. - S.; Wang, Y. - Z.; Smith, T. A.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Hao, X. - T. Optimizing the Crystallinity and Phase Separation of PTB7:PC 71 BM Films by Modified Graphene Oxide. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2018, 122 (5), 2572 - 2581 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b11726. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b11726
Yu, M. - N.; Soleimaninejad, H.; Lin, J.; Zuo, Z. - Y.; Liu, B.; Bo, Y. - F.; Bai, L. - B.; Han, Y. - M.; Smith, T. A.; Xu, M.; et al. Photophysical and Fluorescence Anisotropic Behavior of Polyfluorene β-Conformation Films. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2018, 9 (2), 364 - 372 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b03148. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b03148
Enders, F.; Budweg, A.; Zeng, P.; Lauth, J.; Smith, T. A.; Brida, D.; Boldt, K. Switchable dissociation of excitons bound at strained CdTe/CdS interfaces. Nanoscale 2018, 10 (47), 22362 - 22373 DOI: 10.1039/C8NR07973K. doi: 10.1039/C8NR07973K
Xu, W. - L.; Niu, M. - S.; Yang, X. - Y.; Bi, P. - Q.; Zhang, K. - N.; Xiong, C.; Yuan, H. - C.; Smith, T. A.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Hao, X. - T. Spatially Resolved Photophysical Dynamics in Perovskite Microplates Fabricated Using an Antisolvent Treatment. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2017, 121 (47), 26250 - 26255 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b09844. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b09844
Gajic, M.; Lisi, F.; Kirkwood, N.; Smith, T. A.; Mulvaney, P.; Rosengarten, G. Circular luminescent solar concentrators. Solar Energy 2017, 150, 30 - 37 DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2017.04.034. doi: 10.1016/j.solener.2017.04.034
Breukers, R. D.; Smith, G. J.; Stirrat, H. L.; Swanson, A. J.; Smith, T. A.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Raymond, S. G.; Winch, N. M.; Clarke, D. J.; Kay, A. J. Light losses from scattering in luminescent solar concentrator waveguides. Applied Optics 2017, 56 (10), 2630-2635 DOI: 10.1364/AO.56.002630. doi: 10.1364/AO.56.002630
Zhang, B.; Soleimaninejad, H.; Jones, D. J.; White, J. M.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Smith, T. A.; Wong, W. Highly Fluorescent Molecularly Insulated Perylene Diimides: Effect of Concentration on Photophysical Properties. Chemistry of Materials 2017, 29 (19), 8395 - 8403 DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b02968. doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b02968