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Dr. Ross Hatton

Dr. Ross A. Hatton

Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry

EPSRC Early Career Research Fellow

MSci, PhD (Nottingham)



Research Summary

1. Understanding the science that underpins the process of charge carrier extraction at electrode-semiconductor (organic and perovskite) interfaces.

2. The development of novel window electrodes for photovoltaics that offer enhanced functionality as compared to conventional metal grid electrodes and transparent conducting oxides.

3. The development of lead-free perovskites and new organic semiconductors for photovoltaic applications.

Brief CV

2015 EPSRC Early Career Research Fellowship (Click for Fellows Gallery), University of Warwick.

2013 Associate Professor, University of Warwick.

2009 Assistant Professor (Physical Chemistry) University of Warwick.

2007 Royal Academy of Engineering/EPSRC Research Fellowship (2007-12).

2004 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University of Surrey.

2003 PhD, University of Nottingham (Physical Chemistry).

Selected publications indicative of current research interest

1. Fabrication of Copper Window Electrodes with ≈108 Apertures cm−2 for Organic Photovoltaics, H. Jessica Pereira, Joseph Reed, Jaemin Lee, Silvia Varagnolo, G. Dinesha M. R. Dabera and Ross A. Hatton*, Advanced Functional Materials (2018) 180289.

2. Retarding oxidation of copper nanoparticles without electrical isolation and the size dependence of work function, G Dinesha M R Dabera, Marc Walker, Ana M Sanchez, H. Jessica Pereira, Richard Beanland and Ross A Hatton Nature Communications (2017) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01735-6 (open access)

3. Enhanced Stability and Efficiency in hole-transport-layer-free CsSnI3 perovskite photovoltaics, K. Marshall, M. Walker, R. I. Walton, R. A. Hatton*, Nature Energy 1 (2016) 16178.

4. An electrode design rule for high performance top-illuminated organic photovoltaics, Martin S. Tyler, Immad M. Nadeed, Ross A. Hatton, Materials Horizons (2016) DOI:10.1039/C6MH00124F (Open access)