The Holmes Research Group

Recent Group Publications

“Crystal morphology and growth in annealed rubrene thin films,” T.R. Fielitz and R.J. Holmes, Cryst. Growth and Des., 16, 4720 (2016). DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.6b00783

“Role of impurities in determining the exciton diffusion length in organic semiconductors,” I.J. Curtin, D.W. Blaylock, and R.J. Holmes, Appl. Phys. Lett., 108, 163301 (2016). DOI: 10.1063/1.4945688

“Exciton Transport in an Organic Semiconductor Exhibiting Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence,” S.M. Menke and R.J. Holmes, J. Phys. Chem. C, 120, 8502 (2016). DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b01679

“Evaluating the Role of Energetic Disorder and Thermal Activation in Exciton Transport,” S.M. Menke and R.J. Holmes, J. Mater. Chem. C, 4, 3437 (2016). DOI: 10.1039/C6TC00525J

"Temperature‐Dependent Bias Poling and Hysteresis in Planar Organo‐Metal Halide Perovskite Photovoltaic Cells" Y. Zou, R.J. Holmes, Advanced Energy Materials, Early View (2016). DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201501994

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Group Photo 5/2015 - (from left) Gang Qian, Ian Curtin, Nathan Morgan, Yunlong Zou, Tyler Mullenbach, Kyle Hershey, Tao Zhang, Tom Fielitz, Abbey Chanda, Deepesh Rai, Matt Menke, Russell Holmes.

The Holmes Research Group operates in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science under the direction of Prof. Russell J. Holmes. The group is primarily focused on the study of thin film organic and hybrid organic-inorganic materials.  We are specifically interested in how these materials behave from a growth standpoint, the characterization of their optical and electrical properties, and their performance in optoelectronic devices including solar cels and LEDs.