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Sánchez Díaz
Antonio


Contact Data

Phone: + 34 935 801 853
Ext: 383
Fax: + 34 935 805 729
E-mail: [javascript protected email address]
Dep: Nanostructured Materials

Bio

PRESENT ADDRESS

 

Materials Research Science Institute of Barcelona (ICMAB)

Campus de la UAB 08193 Bellaterra, Spain, 08193

Tel. +34 717700790

Emails: asanchez@icmab.es/ tonetisd@gmail.com

 

 

CURRENT POSITION(S)

 

02/02/2026 – present

Postdoctoral Research Assistant. Materials Science Institute of Barcelona (ICMAB) – Spain

Advisor: Dr. Mariano Campoy-Quiles

Area of research: Organic Photovoltaics

Title of the project: Combinatorial screening of organic photovoltaic materials.

 

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

 

2012-2014

Postdoctoral Research Assistant. University of Minnesota – Minneapolis, MN

Advisor: Professor David A. Blank

Area of research: Materials Science and ultrafast spectroscopy.

Title of the project: Investigation of energy and charge transfer in homogeneous models of dye sensitized solar cells.

 

 

2011-2012

Postdoctoral Research Assistant. University of Minnesota – Minneapolis, MN

Advisors: Professor Laura Gagliardi and Professor David A. Blank

Area of research: Materials Science and quantum chemistry.

Title of the project: Modeling the interface of the dye-semiconductor by means of computational methods.

2007-2011

Research Assistant. Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) - Tarragona, Spain

Area of research: Dye sensitized Solar Cells, Bulk Heterojunction solar cells and Small Molecule solar cells both solution processed and thermally evaporated.

Advisor: Prof. Emilio Palomares

 

2009 (4 months)

Visiting Ph. D. Student. Imperial College of London  – Chemistry Department - London, UK

Area of research: DPM Fullerene derivatives suitable for Bulk Heterojunction solar cells preparation.

Advisors: Prof. Jenny Nelson

 

2007 (1 months)

Visiting Ph. D. Student. Imperial College of London  – Chemistry Department - London, UK

Area of research: Development of a new tool to measure charge and recombination losses on complete devices under working conditions

        Advisors: Prof. James Durrant and Prof. Brian O’Regan

Research interest

As a chemist, my interest focuses on the development of new technologies for solar light capture. My research comprises both the preparation of state of the art organic photovoltaic devices and the development of models and theories to unveil its working principles.

The main focus therein is the finding of solutions from both academic and industrial challenges.

 

University Degrees

 

July 2008

 

M.S. in Nanoscince and Nanotechnology. University Rovira i Virgili (URV) - Tarragona, Spain.

 

Advisor: Prof. F. Xavier Rius

 

Thesis title: Charge transfer studies in Trifluoroacetic modified Dye Sensitized Solar Cells.

 

 

 

July 2007

 

B.S. in Chemistry. Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) - Bellaterra, Spain

Doctorate, University and Year:

May 2011

 

Ph.D. in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) - Tarragona, Spain.

 

Advisor: Prof. Emilio Palomares

 

Thesis title: Interfacial Charge Transfer Dynamics and the role of the morphology in Organic Solar Cells

Specialities

Physical Chemistry
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Spectroscopy
Organic photovoltaics
Materials science

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