Semiconductor materials are in the basis of the technological development without precedents experienced by mankind from the second half of the 20th century. The development of these materials has allowed the production of multiple devices optoelectronic devices, transistors, LED., laser, solar cells..., that has changed dramatically our interaction with the world. In the last years, new and advanced technological developments have permitted to prepare and manipulate, under controlled conditions, materials in the nanoscale, where new and fascinating properties, arising from the quantum confinement, are observed, and also hybrid materials exhibiting both properties from organic and from inorganic worlds. Hybrid organic-inorganic perovskite semiconductors or semiconductor Quantum Dots (quantum confinement in 3D), or Quantum Rods or Wires (quantum confinement in 2D), offer a tremendous potential for the development of a new generation of optoelectronic devices with enhanced properties. In addition the tailoring possibilities of new functionalities and applications are multiplied when different material families are combined and new synergistic interactions are created. Our Research Division, focus its research in the development of advanced hybrid and nanostructured materials, as halide perovskites and colloidal quantum dots, in order to take advantage of their properties on optoelectronic devices, especially focusing on: the synthesis of the materials, the preparation of photovoltaic devices and LEDs but also for light amplifiers and lasers, the study of new semiconductor materials or nanostructured configurations, the systematic structural, electrical and optical characterization of the materials devices, the final modeling of the device working principles identifying the different physical processes responsible of the final performance, unveiling the limiting processes in order to focus the optimization effort.

Short Biography of Ass. Prof. Mora-Seró

Iván Mora Seró (1974, M. Sc. Physics 1997, Ph. D. Physics 2004) is researcher at Universitat Jaume I de Castelló (Spain). His research during the Ph.D. at Universitat de València (Spain) was centered in the crystal growth of semiconductors II-VI with narrow gap, setting up the first laboratory in Spain dedicated to the research with the epitaxial growth technique MOCVD (MetalOrganic Chemical Vapour Deposition). On February 2002 he joined the University Jaume I (UJI). At 2006 he started his own research line on quantum dot sensitized solar cells. Currently he is leading the Research Division F4 at Institute of Advanced Materials (INAM) of UJI. He have been granted with a 'Juan de la Cierva' and 'Ramon y Cajal' Fellowship both from the Spanish government and 'Idea Award' (2011) in the category of physico-chemical sciences, awarded by the Foundation of the city of Arts and Sciences and the Valencia government. He had been granted with a fellowship at Weizmann Institute, Israel (2016).

His research has been focused on crystal growth, nanostructured devices, transport and recombination properties, photocatalysis, electrical characterization of photovoltaic, electrochromic, and water splitting systems, making both experimental and theoretical work. Recent research activity is focused on new concepts for photovoltaic conversion and light emission (LEDs and light amplifiers) based on nanoscaled devices and semiconductor materials following two mean lines: semiconductor quantum dots and lead halide perovskites, been this last line probably the current hottest topic in the development of new optoelectronic devices. He has publish more than 150 papers. He is included in the 2016 and 2017 list of Highly Cited Researchers of the Web of Science, list that just includes the 3000 highly cited researchers, in last 11 years, around the whole world in all the Science categories. He is currently granted with an ERC-Consolidator project 'No-Limit' on the interaction of perovskites and quantum dots..

Publications

2024

  1. Chemistry of Materials, 2024,
    Reyes-Francis, E.; Echeverría-Arrondo, C.; Esparza, D.; Lopez-Luke, T.; Soto-Montero, T.; Morales-Masis, M.; Turren-Cruz, S.H.; Mora-Seró, I.; Julián-López, B.
    Microwave-Mediated Synthesis of Lead-Free Cesium Titanium Bromide Double Perovskite: A Sustainable Approach.
  2. Solar RRL, 2024, 2300892 , 1-15.
    Salim, K.Mangott Mu; Muscarella, L.A.; Schuringa, I.; Gamboa, R.Alejandro; Torres, J.; Echeverría-Arrondo, C.; Gualdrón-Reyes, A.F.; Rodríguez-Pereira, J.; Rincon, M.E.; Ehrler, B.; Mora-Seró, I.; Masi, S.
    Tuning the Optical and Structural Properties of Halide Perovskite by PbS Quantum Dot Additive Engineering for Enhanced Photovoltaic Performances.
  3. ACS Energy Letters, 2024, 9, 432–441.
    Turren-Cruz, S.H.; Pascual, J.; Hu, S.; Sanchez-Diaz, J.; Galve-Lahoz, S.; Liu, W.; Hempel, W.; Chirvony, V.S.; Martínez-Pastor, J.P.; Boix, P.P.; Wakamiya, A.; Mora-Seró, I.
    Multicomponent Approach for Stable Methylammonium-Free Tin−Lead Perovskite Solar Cells.

2023

  1. Nanoscale, 2023, 15, 4962-4971.
    Miralles-Comins, S.; Zanatta, M.; Gualdrón-Reyes, A.F.; Rodríguez-Pereira, J.; Mora-Seró, I.; Sans, V.
    Polymeric ionic liquid-based formulations for the fabrication of highly stable perovskite nanocrystal composites for photocatalytic applications.
  2. Advanced Functional Materials, 2023, 2307896, 1 of 62.
    López-Fernández, I.; Valli, D.; Wang, C.Y.; Samanta, S.; Okamoto, T.; Huang, Y.T.; Sun, K.; Liu, Y.; Chirvony, V.S.; Patra, A.; Zito, J.; De Trizio, L.; Gaur, D.; Sun, H.T.; Xia, Z.; Li, X.; Zeng, H.; Mora-Seró, I.; Pradhan, N.; Martínez-Pastor, J.P.; Müller-Buschbaum, P.; Biju, V.; Debnath, T.; Saliba, M.; Debroye, E.; Hoye, R.Z.
    Lead-Free Halide Perovskite Materials and Optoelectronic Devices: Progress and Prospective.
  3. ACS Energy Letters, 2023, 8, 4885−4887.
    Żuraw, W.; Pacheco, F.Andres Vin; Sánchez-Diaz, J.; Przypis, Ł.; Escobar, M.Alejandro; Almosni, S.; Vescio, G.; Martínez-Pastor, J.P.; Garrido, B.; Kudrawiec, R.; Mora-Seró, I.; Öz, S.
    Large-Area, Flexible, Lead-Free Sn-Perovskite Solar Modules.
  4. Chemical Science, 2023, 14, 8984-8999.
    Adhikari, S.D.; Gualdrón-Reyes, A.F.; Paul, S.; Torres, J.; Escuder, B.; Mora-Seró, I.; Masi, S.
    Impact of core–shell perovskite nanocrystals for LED applications: successes, challenges, and prospects.
  5. ACS Energy Letters, 2023, 8, 4488−4495.
    Lee, S.Y.; Serafini, P.; Masi, S.; Gualdrón-Reyes, A.F.; Mesa, C.A.; Rodríguez-Pereira, J.; Giménez, S.; Lee, H.Joong; Mora-Seró, I.
    A Perovskite Photovoltaic Mini-Module- CsPbBr3 Photoelectrochemical Cell Tandem Device for Solar-Driven Degradation of Organic Compounds.
  6. Advanced Engineering Materials, 2023, 2300927, 1-9.
    Vescio, G.; Mathiazhagan, G.; González-Torres, S.; Sanchez-Diaz, J.; Villaueva-Antolí, A.; Sánchez, R.S.; Gualdrón–Reyes, A.F.; Oszajca, M.; Linardi, F.; Hauser, A.; Vinocour-Pacheco, F.A.; Żuraw, W.; Öz, S.; Hernández, S.; Mora-Seró, I.; Cirera, A.; Garrido, B.
    Fully Inkjet-Printed Green-Emitting PEDOT:PSS/NiO/ Colloidal CsPbBr3/SnO2 Perovskite Light-Emitting Diode on Rigid and Flexible Substrates.
  7. Solar RRL, 2023, 2300610 , 1-9.
    Mannino, G.; Sanchez-Diaz, J.; Smecca, E.; Valastro, S.; Deretzis, I.; Sánchez, R.S.; Martínez-Pastor, J.P.; Mora-Seró, I.; Alberti, A.
    First Experimental Evidence of Amorphous Tin Oxide Formation in Lead-Free Perovskites by Spectroscopic Ellipsometry.
  8. Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 2023, 06171-1.
    da Silva, T.D.A.; Fernández-Saiz, C.; Sánchez, R.S.; Gualdrón-Reyes, A.F.; Mora-Seró, I.; Julián-López, B.
    A sustainable soft-chemistry route to prepare halide perovskite nanocrystals with tunable emission and high optical performance.
  9. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2023, 15, 18, 22310–22319.
    Sonsona, I.G.; Carrera, M.; Más-Montoya, M.; Sánchez, R.S.; Serafini, P.; Barea, E.M.; Mora-Seró, I.; Curiel, D.
    2D-Self-Assembled Organic Materials in Undoped Hole Transport Bilayers for Efficient Inverted Perovskite Solar Cells.
  10. Advanced Optical Materials, 2023, 2202497, 1-14.
    Adl, H.Pashaei; Gorji, S.; Munoz-Matutano, G.; Gualdrón-Reyes, A.F.; Suárez, I.; Chirvony, V.S.; Mora-Seró, I.; Martínez-Pastor, J.P.
    Superradiance Emission and Its Thermal Decoherence in Lead Halide Perovskites Superlattices.
  11. Chemistry of Materials, 2023, 35, 10, 3998–4006.
    Serafini, P.; Villanueva-Antolí, A.; Adhikari, S.Das; Masi, S.; Sánchez, R.S.; Rodríguez-Pereira, J.; Pradhan, B.; Hofkens, J.; Gualdrón-Reyes, A.F.; Mora-Seró, I.
    Increasing the Performance and Stability of Red-Light-Emitting Diodes Using Guanidinium Mixed-Cation Perovskite Nanocrystals.
  12. ACS Energy Letters, 2023, 8, 2058–2065.
    Ghosh, S.; Pariari, D.; Behera, T.; Boix, P.P.; Ganesh, N.; Basak, S.; Vidhan, A.; Sarda, N.; Mora-Seró, I.; Chowdhury, A.; Narayan, K.Sureswaran; Sarma, D.D.; Sarkar, S.K.
    Buried Interface Passivation of Perovskite Solar Cells by Atomic Layer Deposition of Al2O3.
  13. Advanced Optical Materials, 2023, 2203096, 1 - 11.
    Gualdrón-Reyes, A.F.; Fernández-Climent, R.; Masi, S.; Mesa, C.A.; Echeverría-Arrondo, C.; Aiello, F.; Balzano, F.; Uccello-Barretta, G.; Rodríguez-Pereira, J.; Giménez, S.; Mora-Seró, I.
    Efficient Ligand Passivation Enables Ultrastable CsPbX3 Perovskite Nanocrystals in Fully Alcohol Environments.
  14. Advanced Physics Research, 2023, 2200079, 1-4.
    Echeverría-Arrondo, C.; Salim, K.Mangott Mu; Masi, S.; Mora-Seró, I.
    Stabilization of Black FAPbI3 Perovskite by Interaction with the Surface of the Polymorphic Phase α-PbO.
  15. Advanced Materials, 2023, 35, 2207993.
    Sánchez, R.S.; Villanueva-Antolí, A.; Bou, A.; Ruiz-Murillo, M.; Mora-Seró, I.; Bisquert, J.
    Radiative recombination processes in halide perovskites observed by light emission voltage modulated spectroscopy.

2022

  1. Nanomaterials, 2022, 23, 11.
    Adl, H.Pashaei; Gorji, S.; Gualdrón-Reyes, A.F.; Mora-Seró, I.; Suárez, I.; Martínez-Pastor, J.P.
    Enhanced Spontaneous Emission of CsPbI3 Perovskite Nanocrystals Using a Hyperbolic Metamaterial Modified by Dielectric Nanoantenna.
  2. Electrochimica Acta, 2022, 439, 141701.
    Solis, O.E.; Fernández-Saiz, C.; Rivas, J.Manuel; Esparza, D.; Turren-Cruz, S.H.; Julián-López, B.; Boix, P.P.; Mora-Seró, I.
    α-FAPbI3 powder presynthesized by microwave irradiation for photovoltaic applications.
  3. Advanced Functional Materials, 2022,
    Recalde, I.; Gualdrón-Reyes, A.F.; Echeverría-Arrondo, C.; Antolí, A.Villanueva; Simancas, J.; Rodríguez-Pereira, J.; Zanatta, M.; Mora-Seró, I.; Sans, V.
    Vitamins as Active Agents for Highly Emissive and Stable Nanostructured Halide Perovskite Inks and 3D Composites Fabricated by Additive Manufacturing.
  4. Advanced Materials, 2022,
    Chirvony, V.S.; Suárez, I.; Sanchez-Diaz, J.; Sánchez, R.S.; Rodríguez-Romero, J.; Mora-Seró, I.; Martínez-Pastor, J.P.
    Unusual Spectrally Reproducible and High Q-Factor Random Lasing in Polycrystalline Tin Perovskite Films.
  5. RSC Advances, 2022, 12, 32630–32639.
    Serafini, P.; Gualdrón-Reyes, A.F.; Sánchez, R.S.; Barea, E.M.; Masi, S.; Mora-Seró, I.
    Balanced change in crystal unit cell volume and strain leads to stable halide perovskite with high guanidinium content.
  6. Solar RRL, 2022, 2200641 (1 of 10).
    Serafini, P.; Boix, P.P.; Barea, E.M.; Edvinson, T.; Sanchez, S.; Mora-Seró, I.
    Photonic Processing of MAPbI3 Films by Flash Annealing and Rapid Growth for High-Performance Perovskite Solar Cells.
  7. ACS Applied Energy Materials, 2022, xx,
    Torres, J.; Zarazua, I.; Esparza, D.; Rivas, J.Manuel; Saliba, M.; Mora-Seró, I.; Turren-Cruz, S.H.; Abate, A.
    Degradation Analysis of Triple-Cation Perovskite Solar Cells by 2 Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy.
  8. ACS Energy Letters, 2022, 7, XXX, 3653–3655.
    Vescio, G.; Sanchez-Diaz, J.; Frieiro, J.Luis; Sánchez, R.S.; Hernández, S.; Cirera, A.; Mora-Seró, I.; Garrido, B.
    2D PEA2SnI4 Inkjet-Printed Halide Perovskite LEDs on Rigid and Flexible Substrates.
  9. Nano Letters, 2022, 22, 18, 7621–7627.
    Canet-Albiach, R.; Kreĉmarová, M.; Bailach, J.Bosch; Gualdrón-Reyes, A.F.; Rodríguez-Romero, J.; Gorji, S.; Pashaei-Adl, H.; Mora-Seró, I.; Pastor, J.P.Martine; Sánchez-Royo, J.Francisco; Muñoz-Matutano, G.
    Revealing Giant Exciton Fine-Structure Splitting in Two-Dimensional Perovskites Using van der Waals Passivation.
  10. Frontiers in Energy, 2022, 10, 914115.
    Munoz-Diaz, L.; Rosa, A.J.; Bou, A.; Sánchez, R.S.; Romero, B.; John, R.Abraham; Kovalenko, M.V.; Guerrero, A.; Bisquert, J.
    Inductive and Capacitive Hysteresis of Halide Perovskite Solar Cells and Memristors Under Illumination.
  11. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2022, 24, 15657-15671.
    Riquelme, A.J.; Valadez-Villalobos, K.; Boix, P.P.; Oskam, G.; Mora-Seró, I.; Anta, J.A.
    Understanding equivalent circuits in perovskite solar cells. Insights from drift-diffusion simulation.
  12. Advanced Optical Materials, 2022, 2200458, 1-11.
    Suárez, I.; Chirvony, V.S.; Sanchez-Diaz, J.; Sánchez, R.S.; Mora-Seró, I.; Martínez-Pastor, J.P.
    Directional and Polarized Lasing Action on Pb-free FASnI3 Integrated in Flexible Optical Waveguides.
  13. Chemistry of Materials, 2022, 34, 7, 3076–3088.
    Vázquez-Cárdenas, R.; Rodríguez-Romero, J.; Echeverría-Arrondo, C.; Sanchez-Diaz, J.; Chirvony, V.S.; Martínez-Pastor, J.P.; Díaz-Leyva, P.; Reyes-Gomez, J.; Zarazua, I.; Mora-Seró, I.
    Suppressing the Formation of High n-Phase and 3D Perovskites in the Fabrication of Ruddlesden–Popper Perovskite Thin Films by Bulky Organic Cation Engineering.
  14. Solar RRL, 2022, 2200012, 1-16.
    Gualdrón-Reyes, A.F.; Mesa, C.A.; Giménez, S.; Mora-Seró, I.
    Application of Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals in Solar- Driven Photo(electro)Catalysis.
  15. Advanced Optical Materials, 2022, 2102566, 1-33.
    Rakshit, S.; Piatkowski, P.; Mora-Seró, I.; Douhal, A.
    Combining Perovskites and Quantum Dots: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications in Solar Cells, LEDs, and Photodetectors.
  16. Joule, 2022, 6, 1-23.
    Sanchez-Diaz, J.; Sánchez, R.S.; Masi, S.; Kreĉmarová, M.; Alvarez, A.O.; Barea, E.M.; Rodríguez-Romero, J.; Chirvony, V.S.; Sánchez-Royo, J.F.; Martínez-Pastor, J.P.; Mora-Seró, I.
    Tin perovskite solar cells with >1,300 h of operational stability in N2 through a synergistic chemical engineering approach.
  17. Advanced Materials Technologies, 2022, 2101525 , 2-11.
    Vescio, G.; Frieiro, J.Luis; Gualdrón-Reyes, A.F.; Hernández, S.; Mora-Seró, I.; Garrido, B.; Cirera, A.
    High Quality Inkjet Printed-Emissive Nanocrystalline Perovskite CsPbBr3 Layers for Color Conversion Layer and LEDs Applications.
  18. Nanoscale, 2022, 14, 1468-1479.
    Adhikari, S.Das; Echeverría-Arrondo, C.; Sánchez, R.S.; Chirvony, V.S.; Martínez-Pastor, J.P.; Agouram, S.; Muñoz-Sanjosé, V.; Mora-Seró, I.
    White light emission from lead-free mixed-cation doped Cs2SnCl6 nanocrystals.

2021

  1. Energy Technology, 2021, 2100890, 1-8.
    Ripolles, T.S.; Serafini, P.; Redondo-Obispo, C.; Climent-Pascual, E.; Masi, S.; Mora-Seró, I.; Coya, C.
    Interface Engineering in Perovskite Solar Cells by Low Concentration of Phenylethyl Ammonium Iodide Solution in the Antisolvent Step.
  2. American Journal of Biomedical Science & Research, 2021, 244-253.
    Macko, J.; Echeverría-Arrondo, C.; Podrojková, N.; Barrera, Y.Angelina B.; Kindi, H.; Sisáková, K.; Gorejová, R.; Jendželovsky, R.; Buľková, V.; Mora-Seró, I.; Sans, V.; Oriňaková, R.; Groth, T.; Oriňak, A.
    Carbonyl Iron Foam Surfaces Modified with Poly (L-Lysine) As Smart Surface for Bone Implant.
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  3. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2021,
    Sanchez, S.; Carlsen, B.; Skorjanc, V.; Flores, N.; Serafini, P.; Mora-Seró, I.; Schouwink, P.; Zakeeruddin, S.M.; Graetze, M.; Hagfeldt, A.
    Thermodynamic stability screening of IR-photonic processed multication halide perovskite thin films.
  4. ACS Applied Energy Materials, 2021, 4,12, 13943-13951.
    Redondo-Obispo, C.; Serafini, P.; Climent-Pascual, E.; Ripolles, T.S.; Mora-Seró, I.; de Andrés, A.; Coya, C.
    Effect of Pristine Graphene on Methylammonium Lead Iodide Films and Implications on Solar Cell Performance.
  5. Solar RRL, 2021, 2100723, 1-8.
    Fernández-Climent, R.; Gualdrón-Reyes, A.F.; Garcia-Tecedor, M.; Mesa, C.A.; Cardenas-Morcoso, D.; Montañés, L.; Barea, E.M.; Mas-Marzá, E.; Julián-López, B.; Mora-Seró, I.; Giménez, S.
    Switchable All Inorganic Halide Perovskite Nanocrystalline Photoelectrodes for Solar-Driven Organic Transformations.
  6. ACS Energy Letters, 2021, 6, 10, 3750–3752.
    Ma, D.; Mora-Seró, I.; Saliba, M.; Etgar, L.
    Energy Spotlight Stabilization of Perovskite Solar Cells.
  7. Chemistry of Materials, 2021, 33, 22, 8745–8757.
    Lee, C.H.; Shin, Y.J.; Villanueva-Antolí, A.; Adhikari, S.Das; Rodríguez-Pereira, J.; Macak, J.M.; Mesa, C.A.; Giménez, S.; Yoon, S.Joon; Gualdrón-Reyes, A.F.; Mora-Seró, I.
    Efficient and Stable Blue- and Red-Emitting Perovskite Nanocrystals through Defect Engineering: PbX2 Purification.
  8. Journal of Luminescence , 2021, 240, 118453.
    Adl, H.Pashaei; Gorji, S.; Munoz-Matutano, G.; Sánchez-Alarcón, R.I.; Abargues, R.; Gualdrón-Reyes, A.F.; Mora-Seró, I.; Martínez-Pastor, J.P.
    Homogeneous and inhomogeneous broadening in single perovskite nanocrystals investigated by micro-photoluminescence.
  9. ACS Energy Letters, 2021, 6, 3511–3521.
    Salim, K.M.Muhamme; Masi, S.; Gualdrón-Reyes, A.F.; Sánchez, R.S.; Barea, E.M.; Kreĉmarová, M.; Sánchez-Royo, J.F.; Mora-Seró, I.
    Boosting Long-Term Stability of Pure Formamidinium Perovskite Solar Cells by Ambient Air Additive Assisted Fabrication.
  10. Solar RRL, 2021, 2100401, 1-48.
    Ling, J.K.; Kizhakkedath, P.Kumar Koya; Watson, T.M.; Mora-Seró, I.; Schmidt-Mende, L.; Brown, T.M.; Jose, R.
    A Perspective on the Commercial Viability of Perovskite Solar Cells.
  11. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2021, 125, 28, 15614–15622.
    Macias-Pinilla, D.F.; Planelles, J.; Mora-Seró, I.; Climente, J.I.
    Comparison between Trion and Exciton Electronic Properties in CdSe and PbS Nanoplatelets.
  12. Catalysts, 2021, 11, 957, 1-13.
    Lee, C.H.; Lee, S.Jeong; Shin, Y.J.; Woo, Y.; Han, S.H.; Gualdrón-Reyes, A.F.; Mora-Seró, I.; Yoon, S.Joon
    Synthetic and Post-Synthetic Strategies to Improve Photoluminescence Quantum Yields in Perovskite Quantum Dots.
  13. Advanced Optical Materials, 2021, 202101024, 1-9.
    Adhikari, S.Das; Masi, S.; Echeverría-Arrondo, C.; Miralles-Comins, S.; Sánchez, R.S.; Fernandes, J.Alves; Chirvony, V.S.; Martínez-Pastor, J.P.; Sans, V.; Mora-Seró, I.
    Continuous-Flow Synthesis of Orange Emitting Sn(II)-Doped CsBr Materials.
  14. ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2021, 4, 6170−6177.
    Chirvony, V.S.; Suárez, I.; Rodríguez-Romero, J.; Vázquez-Cárdenas, R.; Sanchez-Diaz, J.; Molina-Sánchez, A.; Barea, E.M.; Mora-Seró, I.; Martínez-Pastor, J.P.
    Inhomogeneous Broadening of Photoluminescence Spectra and Kinetics of Nanometer-Thick (Phenethylammonium)2PbI4 Perovskite Thin Films: Implications for Optoelectronics.
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