Light and Molecules

Mario Barbatti's Research Group

German-Thai Workshop on Photovoltaics


April 27-29, 2015

This spring, researchers from German and Thai institutions will meet in Mülheim to discuss their recent results and to establish further collaborations on experiments and simulations of organic-photovoltaic materials and devices.

 – Lectures Open to the Public –

Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung
Small Lecture Hall
Mülheim an der Ruhr – Germany (Directions)



  Mon 27.04 Tue 28.04 Wed 29.04
10:00 – 11:00 Promarak M1
11:00 – 11:40 Elfers Kungwan M2
11:40 – 12:20 Arbelo-González Namuangruk M3
12:20 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:40 Very Dokukina M4
14:40 – 15:20 Fazzi Jungsuttiwong M5
16:00 – 16:40 Spiegel Sudyoadsuk M6

M – Group meetings and lab visits

Topics and Speakers

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Calculation of Photoionization Spectra with Newton-X:
Details on the Implementation and Application
Wilmer Arbelo-González – Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung

QM/MM at a Test: The Isomerization of Retinal in Channelrhodopsin
Irina Dokukina – Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf

Singlet Fission in Quinoidal Bithiophene
Nikolai Elfers – Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf

Ultrafast Processing and Molecular Understanding of Organic Solar Cells
Danielle Fazzi – Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung

The Number Density Effect of N-Substituted Dyes on the TiO2 Surface in
Dye Sensitized Solar Cells: A Theoretical Study
Siriporn Jungsuttiwong – Ubon Ratchathani University

Excited-State Proton Transfer Reactions of 7-Azaindole with Water, Ammonia and
Mixed Water-Ammonia: Microsolvated Dynamics Simulation
Nawee Kungwan – Chiang Mai University

DFT Study of the Fructose to 5-Hydroxyl-Methylfurfural on the External H-ZSM-5 (001) Surface
Supawadee Namuangruk – Thailand National Nanotechnology Center

The Designs of Solution-Processed Hole-Transporting Non-Doped Emitters for
Efficient Organic Light-Emitting Diodes (OLEDs)
Vinich Promarak – Suranaree University of Technology

Molecular Design of Donor-p-Acceptor Type Organic Dyes for Efficient Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
Taweesak Sudyoadsuk – Ubon Ratchathani University

Energy Transfer Processes in BODIPY-Based Donor-Acceptor Systems
Dominik Spiegel – Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf

Simulation of Organic Bulk Heterojunction Current-Voltage Curve
Thibaut Very – Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung


Mario Barbatti
Max Planck Institut für Kohlenforschung
Oliver Weingart
Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf


If you want to attend the workshop,
please send an e-mail to Mario Barbatti.
The registration is free.


Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung
DLR -Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt
Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf

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