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Winton Programme for the Physics of Sustainability

Department of Physics

Studying at Cambridge


Antonis Alvertis

Antonis Alvertis

Winton Scholar

Supervisors: Dr Alex Chin and Dr Akshay Rao

Optoelectronics Group


2016: M.Sc. in Organic and Molecular Electronics, TU Dresden, Germany
2014: B.Sc. in Physics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

Research Interests

I am interested in the electronic and optical properties of organic semiconductor materials with potential applications to different areas of technology, such as organic solar cells and LEDs. Specifically, I focus on the theoretical understanding of the singlet exciton fission process in these materials, as well as its interplay with vibrational degrees of freedom. Understanding the quantum mechanical dynamics behind singlet exciton fission could lead to a next generation of organic photovoltaics with high efficiency.