Group Members

 

 

Group Leader

 

Antoine Kahn

Prof. Antoine Kahn

kahn@princeton.edu

Research Interests: 

  • Organic electronics
  • Hybrid metal halide perovskites
  • Atomic geometry and electronic structure of semiconductor surfaces
  • Structural, chemical and electronic properties of metal-semiconductor interfaces
  • Molecular electronics

 

Gradute Students

 

James Endres

Graduate Student

jendres@princeton.edu

Research Interests: 

  • Metal Halide Perovskites
  • Organic/Organic and Organic/Inorganic Interfaces
  • Direct and Inverse Photoemission Spectroscopy
  • Atomic Force Microscopy

 

Xin Lin

Graduate Student

xinlin@princeton.edu

Research Interests: 

  • (Ultra-low) n-/p-doping of organic semiconductors and their applications in electronic devices (solar cells, OLEDs)

  • UV light activation of the n-doping of a low electron affinity organic semiconductor with air-stable organometallics

  • Tail/gap states

 

Scott Silver

Graduate Student

shsilver@princeton.edu

Research Interests: 

  • Metal Halide Perovskites
  • Photoemission Spectroscopy

 

Fengyu Zhang

Graduate Student

fengyuz@princeton.edu

Research Interests: 

  • Ultra low Doping 
  • Organic electronics

Hannah Smith

Graduate Student

hannahlsmith@princeton.edu

Research Interests: 

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Former Graduate Students (past 20 years)

Gabriel Man

Ph.D. Graduate Student  2011 - 2017 

Thesis title: Metal Oxide Semiconductor Heterojunctions as Carrier Selective Contacts for Photovoltaic Applications

Current Position: Hunt Energy Enterprises, Dallas, TX

 

An Dai

Ph.D. Graduate Student  2010 - 2015 

Thesis title: Creating Highly Efficient Carrier Injection or Collection Contacts via Soft-contact Lamination of p-doped Interlayer

Current Position: McKinsey & Company, Shanghai 

 

Andrew Higgins 

MS. Graduate Student  2011 - 2015 

Thesis title: Electrical Characterization of an Electron-Transport Polymer: Methods for Dopant Controlled Trap Passivation and Conductivity Enhancement

Current Position: Boeing

 

Andrew Shu

Ph.D. Graduate Student  2008 - 2014  

Thesis title: Engineering Interfacial Properties of Organic Semiconductors Through Soft-Contact Lamination and Surface Functionalization

Current Position: Intel

 

James Belasco

Ph.D. Graduate Student  2009 - 2014 

Thesis title: Improving and Controlling Organic Field Effect Transistor Performance Through Dual Solvent Processing and Molecular Doping

Current Position: McKinsey & Company, NY

 

Sieu Ha

Ph.D. Graduate Student  2005 - 2010 

Thesis title: Local Properties of Molecular Dopants in Organic Semiconductors

Current Position: HRL Laboratories

 

Wei Zhao

Ph.D. Graduate Student  2004 - 2010 

Thesis title: Electrical Doping of Organic Molecular Semiconductors

Current Position: Polyera

 

Calvin Chan

Ph.D. Graduate Student  2002 - 2008 

Thesis title: Materials, Properties, and Applications of N-doped Organic Semiconductors

Current Position: Sandia National Laboratories

 

Yana Vaynzof

Ph.D. Graduate Student  2002 - 2008 

Thesis title: Electronic Properties of Interfaces Between Low Work Function Electrodes and a Light-Emitting Ploymer

Current Position: Junior Professor at Universität Heidelberg

 

Jaehyung Hwang

Ph.D. Graduate Student  2002 - 2007

Thesis title: Energetics of Conjugated Polymer and Electrode Interfaces in Light Emitting Diode

Current Position: BASF, Ludwigshafen, Germany.

 

Alan Wan

Ph.D. Graduate Student  2000 - 2006

Thesis title: Impact of Electrode Contamination on the Electronic Structure of Metal-Organic Interface

Current Position:  Evans Analytical Group

 

Weiying Gao

Ph.D. Graduate Student  1999 - 2004

Thesis title: Electrical Doping of Organic Melecular Semiconductors

Current Position:  DuPont, DE 

 

Chongfei Shen

Ph.D. Graduate Student  1996 - 2001

Thesis title: Chemical and Electrical Structure of Metal/Organic Interfaces

Current Position:  Magnity Electronics

 

Chih-l Wu

Ph.D. Graduate Student  1995 - 2000

Thesis title: Electronic Properties of GaN(0001) and AlN(0001) Surfaces and Interfaces

Current Position:  Professor, National Taiwan University

 

 

Former Post-Docs (in past 20 years)

 

Philip Schulz

 

Post-Doc  2012 - 2014 

Current Position: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

 

Eric Salomon

 

Post-Doc  2006 - 2008

Current Position: University of Provence Aix-Marseille, France

 

Yabing Qi

 

Post-Doc 2008 - 2011

Current Position: Professor, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology

 

Selina Olthof

Post-Doc  2010- 2012

Current Position:  Junior Professor, University of Cologne Germany

 

Jens Meyer

Post-Doc  2009 - 2011

Current Position:  Philips Aachen, Germany

 

Michael Kröger

Post-Doc  2007 - 2009

Current Position: BASF, Germany

 

Laura Kraya

Post-Doc 

Current Position: Associate Research Scholar, Chemical and Biological Engineering at Princeton 

 

Norbert Koch

Post-Doc 2002 - 2003

Current Position: Professor, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany

 

Ian Hill

Post-Doc

Current Position: Professor, Dalhousie University Halifix, Canada

 

Zelei Guan

Post-Doc 2010 - 2011 

 

Fabrice Amy

Post-Doc

Current Position: Air Products and Chemicals Materials Research Center Allentown, PA