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Surface engineering of solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Anthony, R., Connell, A., Furnell, L., Kershaw, C., Mezarojas, D., Jones, E., …Holliman, P. (2019, May). Surface engineering of solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells. Poster presented at 11th International Conference on Hybrid and Organic Photovoltaics, Angelicum Universita Pontificia, Rome, Italy

The way that molecules interact with interfaces play a key role in the manufacture and performance of solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells (ssDSC). In order to maximise the performance of ssDSC, it is important to understand the interactions and t... Read More about Surface engineering of solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells.

Quantitative chemical analysis of perovskite deposition using spin coating (2019)
Journal Article
Holliman, P., Jones, E., Hobbs, R., Connell, A., Furnell, L., Anthony, R., & Kershaw, C. (2019). Quantitative chemical analysis of perovskite deposition using spin coating. Materials letters. X, 2, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mlblux.2019.100011

Lead and halide ion compositions of spin coated organo-lead halide perovskite films have been quantified using ion chromatography (IC) and atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) using perovskite films manufactured by 5 different researchers (3 replic... Read More about Quantitative chemical analysis of perovskite deposition using spin coating.

Rapid, 5 min, low temperature aqueous platinization for plastic substrates for dye-sensitized solar cells (2018)
Journal Article
Holliman, P., Fattori, A., Anthony, R., Ketipearacchi, U., Connell, A., Davies, M., & Jones, E. (2019). Rapid, 5 min, low temperature aqueous platinization for plastic substrates for dye-sensitized solar cells. Materials letters. X, 1, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mlblux.2018.100001

This paper reports a rapid (5 min), low temperature (120 �C) method to platinize the counter electrodes of dye-sensitized solar cell (DSC) devices. This new method uses aqueous solutions and is based on chemical bath deposition of an activating Pd... Read More about Rapid, 5 min, low temperature aqueous platinization for plastic substrates for dye-sensitized solar cells.

Low cost triazatruxene hole transporting material for >20% efficiency perovskite solar cells (2018)
Journal Article
Connell, A., Zhiping, W., Lin, Y., Greenwood, P., Wiles, A., Jones, E., …Holliman, P. (2019). Low cost triazatruxene hole transporting material for >20% efficiency perovskite solar cells. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 7(18), 5235-5243. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8tc04231d

Organic hole-transporting materials (HTM) have shown excellent ability in achieving high efficiency perovskite solar cells. However, their high cost significantly limits their applications in scaling-up perovskite solar cells. Here, we report an ef... Read More about Low cost triazatruxene hole transporting material for >20% efficiency perovskite solar cells.

A perspective on using experiment and theory to identify design principles in dye-sensitized solar cells (2018)
Journal Article
Holliman, P., Kershaw, C., Connell, A., Jones, E., Hobbs, R., Anthony, R., …Metz, S. (2018). A perspective on using experiment and theory to identify design principles in dye-sensitized solar cells. Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, 19(1), 599-612. https://doi.org/10.1080/14686996.2018.1492858

Dye-sensitized solar cells (DSCs) have been the subject of wide-ranging studies for many years because of their potential for large-scale manufacturing using roll-to-roll processing allied to their use of earth abundant raw materials. Two main chal... Read More about A perspective on using experiment and theory to identify design principles in dye-sensitized solar cells.

Development of solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Anthony, R., Holliman, P., Furnell, L., Connell, A., Jones, E., & Kershaw, C. (2017, October). Development of solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells. Poster presented at Dyenamo DSSC Strikes Back, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Metrology of dye-sensitised solar cells (Poster Presentation) (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Furnell, L., Holliman, P., Anthony, R., Connell, A., Jones, E., & Kershaw, C. (2017, April). Metrology of dye-sensitised solar cells (Poster Presentation). Poster presented at PVSAT 13 2017 (The 13th Photovoltaic Science, Applications and Technology Conference), Bangor University, Bangor

Metrology of dye-sensitized solar cells (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Furnell, L., Holliman, P., Anthony, R., Connell, A., Jones, E., & Kershaw, C. (2017, April). Metrology of dye-sensitized solar cells. Presented at PVSAT 13 2017 (The 13th Photovoltaic Science, Applications and Technology Conference), Bangor University, Bangor

Digital imaging to simultaneously study device lifetimes of multiple dye-sensitized solar cells (2017)
Journal Article
Furnell, L., Holliman, P., Connell, A., Jones, E., Hobbs, R., Kershaw, C., …McGettrick, J. (2017). Digital imaging to simultaneously study device lifetimes of multiple dye-sensitized solar cells. Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 1(2), 362-370. https://doi.org/10.1039/c7se00015d

In situ degradation of multiple dyes (D35, N719, SQ1 and SQ2) has been investigated simultaneously using digital imaging and colour analysis. The approach has been used to study the air stability of N719 and squaraine dyes adsorbed onto TiO2 films... Read More about Digital imaging to simultaneously study device lifetimes of multiple dye-sensitized solar cells.

A novel dimethylformamide (DMF) free bar-cast method to deposit organolead perovskite thin films with improved stability (2016)
Journal Article
Jones, E., Holliman, P., Connell, A., Davies, M., Baker, J., Hobbs, R., …Pleydell-Pearce, C. (2016). A novel dimethylformamide (DMF) free bar-cast method to deposit organolead perovskite thin films with improved stability. Chemical Communications, 52(23), 4301-4304. https://doi.org/10.1039/C5CC09859A

We report a solvent-free approach to synthesizing organolead perovskites by using solid state reactions to coat perovskite crystals onto Al2O3 or TiO2 nanoparticles followed by addition of terpineol affording perovskite inks. We have bar cast thes... Read More about A novel dimethylformamide (DMF) free bar-cast method to deposit organolead perovskite thin films with improved stability.

Equilibrium and dynamic vapour water sorption properties of biochar derived from apple wood (2014)
Journal Article
Popescu, C., Hill, C., Anthony, R., Ormondroyd, G., & Curling, S. (2015). Equilibrium and dynamic vapour water sorption properties of biochar derived from apple wood. Polymer Degradation and Stability, 111, 263-268. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2014.10.014

The water vapour sorption properties of biochar derived from apple wood (Malus sp.) have been studied. The biochar used in the study were formed from wood samples taken from different parts of the trunk and they exhibited different cell wall densit... Read More about Equilibrium and dynamic vapour water sorption properties of biochar derived from apple wood.

Assessing climate risk and strengthening resilience for UK Higher Education Institutions
Working Paper
Wilby, R., Smith, S., Petersen, K., Misal, H., Abdulrafiu, A., Alam, A., …Yarr, R. (2023). Assessing climate risk and strengthening resilience for UK Higher Education Institutions

This working paper will support higher education institutions to develop processes to assess their risk to their current and future climate risks, put in place plans to adapt to these risks, and identify opportunities to strengthen their resilience.... Read More about Assessing climate risk and strengthening resilience for UK Higher Education Institutions.