João Avó
Post-doc Researcher

Research Activities
-Design and synthesis of organic dyes with long-lived emission for application in sensors and lighting devices
Synthesis and characterization of organic dyes for DSSCs
Photophysical characterization of organic and organometallic emitters
Development of oxygen and temperature sensors based on thermally activated delayed fluorescence (TADF)

Selected Publications
Huang R, Ward JS, Kuhkta NA, Avó J et al. (2018) The influence of molecular conformation on the photophysics of organic room temperature phosphorescent luminophores, J. Mat. Chem. C 6: 9238-9247, DOI: 10.1039/c8tc02987c

Martins S, Avó J et al. (2018) Styryl And Phenylethynyl Based Coumarin  Chromophores For Dye Sensitized Solar Cells, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 353: 564-569, DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2017.12.018

Huang R, Avó J et al. (2017) The Contributions of Molecular Vibrations and Higher Triplet Levels to the Intersystem Crossing Mechanism in Metal-Free Organic Emitters, J. Mat. Chem. C 5: 6269-6280, DOI: 10.1039/c7tc01958k

Avó J et al. (2017) Evidence against the Twisted Intramolecular Charge Transfer (TICT) model in 7-aminoflavylium derivatives, Dyes and Pigments 135: 86-93, DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2016.06.007

Avó J et al. (2015) Photorheological Ionic Liquid, J. Phys. Chem B 119: 6680-6685, DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcb.5b00254

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