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Dr

David Jones

Senior Research Fellow Level B
Chemistry
renewable energy
science & technology
physical sciences
chemistry
technology
materials science
materials science, multidisciplinary
chemistry, multidisciplinary
chemistry, physical
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Dr

David Jones

 
Division
Science
 
Primary Interest
Organic semi-conductors
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Dr

David Jones

 

Dr Jones is currently a Research Group Leader developing high performance organic electronic semiconductor materials for organic solar cells and their translation to large area printed solar cells. He has developed new classes of high performance materials with a high temperature nematic liquid crystalline phase with exceptional materials properties.

Recently he has developed a new class of singlet fission materials that promise to enhance the efficiency of silicon, perovskite or organic solar cells, leading to a significant lowering of the cost per Watt of delivered power from solar cell technologies. His research collaborations include USA (NIST, Georgia Tech, Princeton, NREL), KAUST, Germany (KIT, MPIP, Ulm, Merck, Bayreuth, and FU Berlin), and UK (Imperial College and University of Swansea) along with extensive collaborations within Australia.Dr Jones has, over the last 15 years, been project coordinator/manager on development and translation of organic solar cells to large area printed solar cells. He has been a CI, PI, and project coordinator on grants worth over $17 million, and is currently node co-coordinator in the Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics (ACAP), a $33 million dollar program bringing together Australian researchers to overcome barriers to commercialisation of emerging technologies (http://www.acap.net.au).Current research programs, i) high performance p- and n-type organic semiconductors (OScs) for organic solar cells (organic photovoltaics OPVs), ii) translation to large scale printed OPVs, iii) thermally activated delayed fluorescent (TADF) materials for OPVs, iv) molecular OSC materials for singlet fission, and v) nanoparticle composites as photocatalysts for direct reduction of carbon dioxide to solar fuels.

Projects

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21

Projects

Project Types


14

Research Grant


4

Research Contracts


3

Internal Research Grant


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Credentials

Positions


Senior Research Fellow Level B

Chemistry

Member

ACS

Mcchem

RACI

Education


Doctor of Philosophy, Science

University of Tasmania