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Paul Stavrinou

Associate Professor of Engineering Science

Fellow of Lincoln College

TEL: 01865 273109

Biography

Paul Stavrinou is an Associate Professor in Photonics and Fellow of Lincoln College.

Initially trained at Marconi Instruments as a communications engineer, he completed a BEng(Hns) in Electronic Engineering at what was then the Polytechnic of the South Bank, receiving the IEE Prize for the cohort. His PhD research was undertaken at University College London, through a Collaborative Award in Science and Engineering with RSRE (Malvern) and following this held postdoctoral positions at University College London, University of Oxford and Imperial College London.

Before joining Oxford (again), Paul was a Reader in Physics, Director of the Plastic Electronics Centre for Doctoral Training (PE-CDT) and co-Director of the cross-faculty Centre for Plastic Electronics (CPE) based at Imperial College London. While at Imperial, he was an EPSRC Advanced Research Fellow, investigating metallic nanoscale photonics, and was part of the team awarded an Imperial College Research Excellence Award. In 2011, the PE-CDT was awarded the Leadership in Education Award from the US-based FlexTech Alliance.

He is also a visiting Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Montreal and a co-investigator for the newly established Oxford Suzhou Centre for Advanced Research (OSCAR) in Suzhou, China

Most Recent Publications

Planar refractive index patterning through microcontact photo-thermal annealing of a printable organic/inorganic hybrid material.

Bachevillier S, Yuan H-K, Tetzner K, Bradley DDC, Anthopoulos TD et al. (2021), Materials horizons

Understanding hierarchical spheres-in-grating assembly for bio-inspired colouration.

Chen S, Haehnle B, Van der Laan X, Kuehne AJC, Botiz I et al. (2021), Materials horizons, 8(8), 2230-2237

Phenothiazine-benzimidazole based architecture as an efficient interfacial charge transport layer for perovskite blue light emitting diodes

Sonigara KK, Wang H, Chao J, Xie Z, Fan J et al. (2021), Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 11894

Highly deformed o-carborane-functionalised non-linear polycyclic aromatics with exceptionally long C-C bond lengths

Marsh AV, Little M, Cheetham NJ, Dyson MJ, Bidwell M et al. (2020), Chemistry - A European Journal, 27(6), 1970-1975

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Research Interests

Paul’s research interests span the development of materials (organic and inorganic) for photonic applications and optoelectronic devices, such as lasers, solar cells and electro-absorption modulators; the common themes all involve light-matter interactions and the flow or routing of radiation within structures.

Current interests include sub-wavelength optical structures, energy transfer mechanisms, hot electron dynamics and metamaterial development.

Research Groups

Most Recent Publications

Planar refractive index patterning through microcontact photo-thermal annealing of a printable organic/inorganic hybrid material.

Bachevillier S, Yuan H-K, Tetzner K, Bradley DDC, Anthopoulos TD et al. (2021), Materials horizons

Understanding hierarchical spheres-in-grating assembly for bio-inspired colouration.

Chen S, Haehnle B, Van der Laan X, Kuehne AJC, Botiz I et al. (2021), Materials horizons, 8(8), 2230-2237

Phenothiazine-benzimidazole based architecture as an efficient interfacial charge transport layer for perovskite blue light emitting diodes

Sonigara KK, Wang H, Chao J, Xie Z, Fan J et al. (2021), Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 11894

Highly deformed o-carborane-functionalised non-linear polycyclic aromatics with exceptionally long C-C bond lengths

Marsh AV, Little M, Cheetham NJ, Dyson MJ, Bidwell M et al. (2020), Chemistry - A European Journal, 27(6), 1970-1975

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