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The NGSE6 conference is organized with 4 tutorials (45 min + 5 min discussion) and 14 invited talks (25 min + 5 min discussion) from leading scientists from all over the world.

You can download the NGSE6 Program here as a pdf-file.

UTC +1
(UTC -7)
Monday
Dec. 6th
Tuesday
Dec. 7th
Wednesday
Dec. 8th
16:00-16:15
(8:00-8:15)
Welcome
NGSE Introduction
16:15-17:05
(8:15-9:05)
Tutorial 1:
Jenny Nelson
(Imperial College London)
Detailed balance principle and the limits to efficiency of organic solar cells
Tutorial 3:
Neil Greenham
(University of Cambridge)
Singlet fission – from spin physics to photon multipliers
Invited talks:
Bruno Ehrler
(AMOLF)
Carrier Multiplication to Enhance Solar Cell Efficiency
17:05-18:05
(9:05-10:05)
Invited talks:
Thomas Kirchartz
(Forchungszentrum Jülich)
Defect densities and charge carrier lifetimes in lead-halide perovskites

Osbel Almora Rodriguez
(Universitat Jaume I)
Emerging-PV reports: to the detailed-balance limit and beyond
Invited talks:
Rik Tykwinski
(University of Alberta)
Taming singlet fission with acene oligomers

Felix Castellano
(NC State University)
Molecular Approaches in Photochemical Upconversion
Christopher Kay
(Saarland University)
Single fission in thin films of pentacene dopped into p-terphenyl studied by EPR spectroscopy

Anna Tröger
(Wiley-VCH)
Open Research, Open Access, and Data Management
18:05-18:20
(10:05-10:20)
BreakBreakBreak
18:20-19:10
(10:20-11:10)
Tutorial 2:
Arthur Nozik
(NREL)
Ultra-High Efficiencies for Converting Solar Photons into Photovoltaics and Solar Fuels based on Quantization Effects in Nanostructures and Singlet Fission
Invited talks:
Sandrine Heutz
(Imperial College London)
Materials-based strategies to elucidate singlet fission mechanisms in molecular thin films
Tutorial 4:
Sean Shaheen
(University of Colorado Boulder)
Cooperative Energy Pooling: Is singlet-fusion a viable photon upconversion strategy?
19:10-20:10
(11:10-12:10)
Invited talks:
Matt Beard
(NREL)
MEG in Colloidal Quantum Dots: Janus Heterostructures and Applications Towards Solar Fuels

Mike Toney
(University of Colorado Boulder)
Static and dynamic local order in metal halide perovskites
Xiaoyang Zhu
(Columbia University)
Dynamic Screening in Anharmonic Semiconductors

Ming Lee Tang
(The University of Utah)
A hybrid organic-nanocrystal excitonic state with triplet character for energy conversion
Invited talks:
Victor Klimov
(Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Ultrafast spin-exchange Auger interactions for advanced photoconversion

Shanhui Fan
(Stanford University)
Non-reciprocal thermal radiation and the ultimate limit of solar energy harvesting
20:10-20:30
(12:10-12:30)
Closing NGSE6
Transfer to NGSE-LatAm