Arc Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science

2019 Annual Report

Exciton Science at a Glance

Centre Members

Collaborative Research Platforms


Research Themes

Theme 1

Excitonic systems for solar energy conversion

How can Excitonic systems assist for solar energy conversion?

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Theme 2

Control of Excitons

Understanding and controlling the four dimensions of an exciton: Energy, Lifetime, Position and Spin/Polarisation.

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Theme 3

Excitonic Systems for Security, Lighting and Sensing

Designing and creating new materials with properties specifically defined for target applications, relevant to our Industry Partners – DSTG, RBA and CSIRO.

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Case Studies

Luminescent Solar Concentrators

Generating renewable energy and achieving innovation in design, manufacturing and construction.

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Self-Assembly for increased efficiency

Taking advantage of emerging low-cost, resource-efficient printing technology is crucial as we seek to solve pressing energy challenges with sustainable, renewable and affordable solutions.

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Photoluminescent Chemical Sensors

Conventional silicon solar cells, which are constrained by their size, weight and cost, could one day become a thing of the past.

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Next Generation Solar Cells

Manipulation, detection and the use of light through excitonic materials.

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