Aug. 10, 2015 Paper titled "Methylamine-Gas-Induced Defect-Healing Behavior of CH3NH3PbI3 Thin Films for Perovskite Solar Cells" is published on Angewandte Chemie International Edition. See link for the paper. This work is picked by Science Editor's Choices (2015 • VOL 349 ISSUE 6248).
Mar. 10, 2015 Paper titled "Room-Temperature Crystallization of Hybrid-Perovskite Thin Films via Solvent-Solvent Extraction for High-Performance Solar Cells" is published on J. Mater. Chem. A. See link for the paper. This work is featured in AAAS EurekAlert!, Brown News, PV-Magazine, etc.
Mar. 1, 2015 Welcome our new postdoc Onkar Game to join the group for pervoskite research.
Feb. 2, 2015 Paper titled "Growth Control of Compact CH3NH3PbI3 Thin Films via Enhanced Solid-State Precursor Reaction for Efficient Planar Perovskite Solar Cells" is published on J. Mater. Chem. A. See link for details.
Jul. 19, 2014 Dr. Alexander Vasiliev, head of Electron Microscopy at the Kurchatov Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow), is visiting the Padture Group @ Brown this summer (2014).
Jul. 11, 2014 Prof. Nitin Padture, Ms. Amanda Krause, and Dr. Hector Garces presented their work at the Thermal Barrier Coatings IV Conference hosted by ECI in Irsee, Germany. Click here for details.
Jul. 10, 2014 A paper titled " One-step solution-processed formamidinium lead trihalide for mesoscopic perovskite-polymer solar cells" was pubished on Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, see link.
Jun. 19, 2014 A paper titled "Vapour-based processing of hole-conductor-free CH3NH3PbI3 perovskite/C60 fullerene planar solar cells" was pubished on RSC Advances, see link.
Apr. 24, 2014 Mr. Alvin Yuanyuan Zhou contributed an oral presentation titled "Some Studies on Organo-Lead-Halide Perovskite Mesocopic and Planar Solar Cells" on MRS Spring Meeting 2014 (San Francisco, CA), reporting the most recent research achievement on perovskite solar cells in the PI's lab. This talk is well recieved by wide audience. Congratulations. This conference travel is supported by the awarded NSF project on perovskite solar cells.
Mar. 9, 2014 Professor Nitin Padture appeared on the March 9, 2014 episode of White House Chronicle and discussed graphene. Click here for the video.
Dec. 2, 2013 Welcome Ms. Wen-wen Wu to join the research group as a post-doc scholar.
Oct. 1, 2013 Professor Nitin Padture named director of the Institute for Molecular and Nanoscale Innovation (IMNI), effective January 1, 2014. Click here for details.