ARC Nanotechnology Network
Nanomaterials & Solar Photvoltaics Group

Nanomaterials & Solar Photvoltaics Group

Name of Group Leader:

Yasuhiro Tachibana  

Physical Address:

Building: 251
Level: 3
Room: 54

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Bundoora East Campus
Plenty Road
Bundoora, Victoria 3083  


+(61 3) 9925 6127  


Nanotechnology Research Programs/Activities:

Novel nanomaterials,
Dye sensitised titanium dioxide hybrid solar cells,
Quantum dot sensitised titanium dioxide hybrid solar cells,
Electron transfer dynamics,

Scale of Nanotechnology Research Effort:

Group leader, 1 Research Fellow, 3 pHD students, 1 Masters student, 2-3 Undergraduate projects p/a.

Access to support staff include a technical officer (for ordering related matters) and workshop (for building new equipment)  

Nanotechnology research facilities:

Our group has the facilities to synthesise and purify nanocrystals of various compositions. The Nanomaterials & Solar Photvoltaics Group possesses a glove box, spin coater, high temperature furnace, absorbance spectrphotometer, PL spectrophotometer, screen printer, as well as world class spectroscopy equipment including pulsed lasers, optics, and detectors. Further RMIT provides access to its microscope facility, which includes important characterisation equipment including SEM, TEM (FEGTEM), XPS, XRD, and AFM.  



Collaboration Information


Group Websites:

N/A at present