Prof Tim Schmidt

Research summary

Professor Tim Schmidt’s research concentrates on spectral manipulation using excitons, with applications including solar energy. His work includes the application of triplet-triplet annihilation upconversion to solar cells, investigations into the mechanism of singlet fission, and luminescence solar concentrators. His laboratory principally performs time-resolved photoluminescence measurements, and upconversion action spectroscopy.


Research keywords: photophysics, organic photovoltaics, light harvesting, energy upconversion, singlet fission, triplet-triplet annihilation, ultrafast spectroscopy, time-resolved photoluminescence

Affiliation: School of Chemistry, UNSW Sydney: ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science (ACEx)

Contact: timothy[dot]schmidt[at]unsw[dot]edu[dot]au

Address: School of Chemistry, UNSW Sydney, NSW, 2052

Website: http://www.chemistry.unsw.edu.au/staff/timothy-schmidt