Scientific Programme

16‐18 October, 2014

Preliminary programme

October, 16

12:00-15:00 registration
15:00-15:15 OPENING
15:30-15:45 CHAIRMAN Lanzani CACIALLI – The power of intermolecular interactions in organic semiconductors: from threaded molecular wires to P3HT nanofibres and PCBM single crystals
16:00-16:15 PETROZZA – Organo-lead Tri- Halides Perovskites for Highly Efficient Solar Cells: Photophysical versus Structural Properties
16:30-16:45 coffee break
17:00-17:15 CHAIRMAN Andreani BROVELLI – Post-deposition Activation of Latent Hydrogen-Bonding: A New Paradigm for Enhancing the Performances of Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells
17:30-17:45 Brunetti - TCO free Bulk heterojunction solar cells with nanostructured graphene electrodes
17:45-18:00 Rizzo - Engineering Colloidal Nanocrystal Surface for Photovoltaics
18:00-18:15 Marzano – Synthesis and characterization of a low band-gap random copolymer based on benzotriazole and benzothiadiazole moieties for bulk hetero-junction solar cells
18:15-18:30 POSTER SESSION

October, 17

9:00-9:15 CHAIRMAN Farinola ABBOTTO - Solar Electricity and Fuels: a A-to-Z Molecular Hybrid and Organic Approach
9:30-9:45 DI CARLO ALDO – Large area perovskite photovoltaic modules
10:00-10:15 Suranna – Enhancing dye-sensitized solar cell performances by fine molecular engineering
10:15-10:30 Manca – Smart modulation of the plasmonic optical response in dual functioning photoelectrochemical devices
10:30-10:45 Ball – Optical Limitations of Thin-Film Perovskite-Based Solar Cells
10:45-11:00 Zani - Development of heterocyclic D--A dyes for application in efficient and stable thin-layer Dye Sensitized Solar Cells
11:00-11:15 coffee break
11:30-11:45 CHAIRMAN De Angelis SILVA – Direct observation of ultrafast long-range charge separation at polymer-fullerene heterojunctions
12:00-12:15 INGANAS – New bulk heterojunctions for organic photovoltaics
12:30-12:45 Operamolla - Synthesis and application of pheripherally functionalized organic additives for BHJ solar cells
12:45-13:00 Tresso – Flexible dye-sensitized solar cell combining light-cured polymer network , metallic grids and vertically aligned TiO2 nanotube array
13:00-14:30 lunch
14:30-14:45 CHAIRMAN Cacialli STINGELIN - The power of materials science tools for gaining insights in organic optoelectronic devices
15:00-15:15 ANDREANI -Photonic structures for light trapping in thin-film solar cells
15:30-15:45 Colella – Interface-driven Properties of Hybrid Perovskites in Solar Cells
15:45-16:00 Mattoni - Understanding and Design Hybrid Perovskites for Photovoltaics by atomistic simulations
16:00-16:15 Barolo – Optimization in Dye Sensitized Solar cells: a multiparametric approach
16:15-16:30 Zanotti - The effect of the central metal ion on photovoltaic performances of phthalocyanines used as sensitizers in DSSC
16:30-16:45 coffee break
17:00-17:15 CHAIRMAN Di Carlo DE ANGELIS - Modeling Materials and Processes in Hybrid/Organic Photovoltaics: From Dye-sensitized to Perovskite Solar Cells
17:30-17:45 Ruani – Far-IR Photoinduced Absortion in Perovskites
17:45-18:00 Mattioli - Interfacial Engineering of P3HT/ZnO Hybrid Solar Cells by Phthalocyanines: a Joint Theoretical Experimental Investigation
18:00-18:15 Calogero – A study on flavylium salts as bio-inspired sensitizers for dye-sensitized solar cells
18:15-18:30 POSTER SESSION

October, 18

9:00-9:15 CHAIRMAN   Petrozza FARINOLA – Hybrid photoconverters from molecular dyes and photosynthetic bacteria
9:30-9:45 GERARDI –   Industrial development of large area thin film modules: perspectives for increasing the power conversion efficiency and reducing costs
10:00-10:15 Calzolari - Transparent Conductive Oxides as Near-IR Plasmonic Materials for Energy Conversion
10:15-10:30 Di Carlo Gabriella – Mesostructured TiO2 films with ordered porous structure for photovoltaic devices
10:30-10:45 Alberti - The real face of perovskite coverage over a TiO2 scaffold
10:45-11:00 Concina - Engineering semiconductor nanostructures for photovoltaic applications
11:00-11:15 coffee break
11:30-11:50 Martiradonna – Inside Nature Materials – an editor’s view
11:50-12:50 ROUND TABLE
12:50-13:00 CLOSURE


P1 Antonio Agresti*, Sara Pescetelli, Aldo Di Carlo Deep investigation of degradation mechanisms affecting long-term stability in reverse biased Dye Sensitized Solar Cells
P2 Clara Baldoli*, Stefania Bertuolo, Ivan Andreosso, Emanuela Licandro, Alessandro Abbotto, Norberto Manfredi, Lucia Viglianti, Patrizia Romana Mussini   Benzodithiophene-Based Push-Pull Organic Dyes for DSSC:
Photophysical, Electrochemical and Photovoltaic Properties
P3 G. Cicero*, M. Palummo Tuning the optical properties of MoS2 single layer via organic functionalization.
P4 S. Del Sorbo*, P. Kowalczewski, S. Pirotta, M. Galli, L. C. Andreani, C. Mennucci, C. Martella, M. C. Giordano, F. Buatier de Mongeot, L. V. Mercaldo, P. Delli Veneri 1D randomly rough substrate for light-trapping: Scattering
P5 S. Flores Daorta, A. Bozzola, S. Del Sorbo, M. Liscidini, L.C. Andreani, R. Fusco*, A. Proto*, D. Testa* Luminescent solar concentrators for building-integrated photovoltaics
P6 C. Giuliani*, G. Di Carlo, G. Calogero, I. Citro, G. Di Marco, G.M. Ingo Low temperature synthesis of mesoporous titania films with ordered porous structure and high surface area for flexible solar cells
P7 Andrea Gnoli*,Hande Ustunel, Daniele Toffoli, Liyang Yu, Daniele Catone, Stefano Turchini, Silvano Lizzit, Natalie Stingelin, Rosanna Larciprete, Gianluca Latini Bis(triisopropylsilylethnyl) Pentacene/Au(111) Interface: Coupling, Molecular Orientation and Thermal Stability
P8 Manuela Russo*, Michele Serri, Enrico Salvadori, Chris Kay, Natalie Stingelin, Walter Caseri Novel hybrids of W-Ti polyoxometallates and polyalcohols for optical and energy storage applications.
P9 Manuela Russo*, George Richardson, Irene Votta, Mariano Campoy-Quiles, Walter Caseri, Paul Stavrinou, Natalie Stingelin Titanium oxide hydrates/ PVAl hybrids based photonic structures for light-management in organic optoelectronic devices
P10 Bianca Cecconi, Norberto Manfredi, Alessandro Abbotto* Di-branched Thiophene-Based Phenothiazines for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells and Solar Hydrogen Production
P11 Roberta Ragni, Francesco Milano, Rocco Roberto Tangorra, Omar Hassan Omar, Alessandra Operamolla, Angela Agostiano, Massimo Trotta, Gianluca M. Farinola* New hybrid photoconverters based on organic dyes and photosynthetic proteins
P12 Roberto Grisorio, Luisa De Marco, Giuseppe Gigli, Gian Paolo Suranna* Low Environmental Impact Synthesis of a Highly Performing Organic Sensitizer via Direct Arylation Reactions
P13 C. Carlucci, F. Babudri, M. A. M. Capozzi, S. R. Cicco, V. Fino, M. Manca, A. Punzi, R. Ragni, M. Serrapede, G. M. Farinola* Synthesis of conjugated electrochromic polymers based on anthraquinone units
P14 M. Mastropasqua Talamo, M.Ambrico, P. F. Ambrico, A. Cardone, S. R. Cicco, N. F. Della Vecchia, A. Napolitano, P. Manini, M. D’Ischia, G. M. Farinola* Chemical functionalization of melanin-like materials
P15 Enzo Menna*, Patrizio Salice, Simone Silvestrini, Teresa Gatti, Tommaso Carofiglio, Michele Maggini Controlling the functionalization of carbon nanostructures for energy related materials
P16 Claudio Quarti*, Edoardo Mosconi, Filippo De Angelis Electronic and photovoltaic properties of the CH3NH3PbI3 perovskite from a Car-Parrinello Molecular Dynamics perspective
P17 Vincenzo Fino, Maria Annunziata Capozzi, Angela Punzi, Roberta Ragni, Claudia Carlucci, Gianluca M. Farinola* Croconaine dyes: a promising class of IR sensitizers
P18 O. Hassan Omar*, V. Sgobba, G. Giancane, D. Cannoletta, A. Operamolla, G.M. Farinola, D.M. Guldi, L. Valli Langmuir-Schaefer Films of Aligned Carbon Nanotubes Blended with Conjugate Polymers and their Photoelectrochemical Response
P19 Christian C. De Filippo, Hao Tang, Luca Ravotto, Giacomo Bergamini, Patrizio Salice, Miriam Mba, Paola Ceroni, Elena Galoppini, Michele Maggini* Donor-acceptor 1,2-hemisquarimines
P20 Teresa Gatti*, Mirella Del Zoppo, Luigi Brambilla, Gianmarco Griffini, Stefano Turri, Francesca Villafiorita-Monteleone, Chiara Botta Tuning of Down-Converted Emission in Oligoacenes Co-Crystals for Thin Film Luminescent Solar Concentrators
P21 Danilo Vona, Stefania R. Cicco, Roberta Ragni, Vita Pinto, Gianluca M. Farinola* Functionalization of nanostructured biosilica from Thalassiosira weissflogii diatom with luminescent organic molecules
P22 Michele De Bastiani, Marina Gandini, Chen Tao, Annamaria Petrozza* Charge Extraction Layer for High Efficiency, Low-Temperature and Hysteresis-less Organo Lead Halide Perovskite Solar Cells
P23 Valerio D’Innocenzo, Giulia Grancini, Michele De Bastiani, Marcelo J. P. Alcocer, Ajay Ram Srimath Kandada, Samuel D. Stranks, Michael M. Lee, Guglielmo Lanzani, Henry J. Snaith,*Annamaria Petrozza Excitons versus Free Charges: a Photophysical Picture of Organo-lead Tri- Halide Perovskites
P24 Alberto D. Scaccabarozzi, Liyang Yu, Neil D. Treat, Aram Amassian, Natalie Stingelin Crystallization of semiconducting:insulating polymer blends
P25 V. Trifiletti*, V. Roiati, S. Colella, R. Giannuzzi, L. De Marco, A. Rizzo, M. Manca, A. Listortia, G. Gigli NiO/MAPbI3-xClx/PCBM a Model Case for an Improved Understanding of Inverted Mesoscopic Solar Cells
P26 Gabriele Di Carlo, Stefano Caramori, Vanira Trifiletti,* Roberto Giannuzzi, Luisa De Marco, Maddalena Pizzotti, Alessio Orbelli Biroli, Francesca Tessore, Roberto Argazzi, Carlo A. Bignozzi Influence of Porphyrinic Structure on Electron Transfer Processes at the Electrolyte/Dye/TiO2 Interface in PSSCs: a Comparison between meso Push−Pull and β-Pyrrolic Architectures.
P27 Rosabianca Iacobellis,* Roberto Grisorio, Luisa De Marco, Rita Agosta, Roberto Giannuzzi, Michele Manca, Piero Mastrorilli, Giuseppe Gigli, Gian Paolo Suranna Highly Efficient π-Extended DSSC dyes: Synthetic approach, primary characterization and device testing aspects
P28 Carlo Giansante* ‘Darker-than-Black’ PbS Quantum Dots: Enhancing Optical Absorption of Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystals via Short Conjugated Ligands
P29 A. Alberti, L. De Marco*, G. Pellegrino, G.G. Condorelli, R. Giannuzzi, R. Scarfiello, M. Manca, C. Spinella, G. Gigli, A. La Magna Combined Strategy to Realize Efficient Photoelectrodes for Low Temperature Fabrication of Dye Solar Cells
P30 Roberto Grisorio, Luisa De Marco*, Giuseppe Romanazzi, Gian Paolo Suranna, Michele Manca, Giuseppe Gigli An engineered co-sensitization system for highly efficient dye solar cells
P31 A.-L. Capodilupo*, L. De Marco, E. Fabiano, R. Giannuzzi, G. Gigli, G. Ciccarella Dibenzofulvene-based dyes for efficient DSSCs
P32 Sofia Masi,* Silvia Colella, Andrea Listorti, Vittoria Roiati, Andrea Liscio, Vincenzo Palermo,   Aurora Rizzo and Giuseppe Gigli Growing perovskites for easy-processable optoelectronic devices.
P33 Salvatore Sanzaro, Emanuele Smecca,* Giovanna Pellegrino, Antonino La Magna, Graziella Malandrino, Alessandra Alberti Low temperature sequential deposition of ZnO:Al/TiO2 films by reactive sputtering for photoanodes in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells
P34 Gian Luca De Gregorio, Maria Pia Cipolla, Roberto Giannuzzi, Giuseppe Gigli, Michele Manca* Highly stable gel electrolytes for dye solar cells based on in-situ cross-linkable iodopropyl-branched polydimethylsiloxanes
P35 Mara Serrapede, Roberto Giannuzzi, Mehrdad Balandeh, Praveen Pattathil, Luisa De Marco, Simone Valente, Giuseppe Gigli, Fabio Di Fonzo, Michele Manca* Smart modulation of the optical transmittance in dye-sensitized photovoltachromic devices
P36 Hyacintha Lobo, Michele Maggini*, Luca Ravotto, Paola Ceroni Ruthenium metal complex-graphene nanohybrid system
P37 Rosanna Mastria, Aurora Rizzo,* Carlo Giansante, Olle Inganas, Giuseppe Gigli New insight on the role of polymer in hybrid PbS quantum dots solar cells
P38 R. Scarfiello, P.D. Cozzoli*, M. Manca, C. Nobile, M. Serrapede, R. Giannuzzi, L. De Marco, C. Giannini , T. Sibillano, G. Gigli. Shape-tailored WO3-x nanocrystals for novel multifunctional photoelectrochemical devices
P39 Valentino L. P. Guerra, Davide Altamura, Silvia Colella, Andrea Listorti, Cinzia Giannini, Aurora Rizzo,* Giuseppe Gigli Driving perovskite growth through TiO2 functionalization and its implications on photovoltaic devices.
P40 Narges Yaghoobi Nia*, Fabio Matteocci, Stefano Razza, Francesco Di Giacomo, Alessandro Lorenzo Palma, Aldo Di Carlo Effect of P3HT molecular weight on stability and photoelectrochemical parameters of solid-state provskite solar cell
P41 Paul Westacott,* Neil D. Treat, Sarah Fearn, James Bannock, John deMello, Michael Chabinyc, Alex Sieval, David S. McPhail, Jasper Michels, Natalie Stingelin The Influence of Fullerenes on the Microstructure and Photophysical Properties of Polymer:Fullerene Blends
P42 Marina Serantoni*, Carlo Baldisserri, Francesca Martina, Giacomo Gorni 12x17cm2 glass-frit sealed smart window prototype, integrating DSSC and Electrochromic screen printed sections
P43 Alessandro Cannavale*, Pierluigi Cossari, Giles Eperon, Antonio Abate, Henry J. Snaith, Giuseppe Gigli Solid state perovskite-based photovoltachromic device