Recent News

Newly Published Nature Chemistry Paper!

November 19, 2019


Highlights For 2019 HybriD3 Experiment Training Workshop

September 27, 2019

     We organized an experimental training workshop on September 12-13, 2019 in NC State University.

David Mitzi wins 2020 ACS National Award for Chemistry of Materials

September 1, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. David Mitzi, who recently won the 2020 American Chemical Society National Award in the Chemistry of Materials! This award cited Dr.

"ASCR Discovery" story features work involving HybriD3

August 8, 2019

An ASCR Discovery story features DoE INCITE computational materials research on hybrid organic-inorganic systems, including scientists and research results from the HybriD3 team.

Chi (Garnett) Liu Successfully Defends His Dissertation!

June 19, 2019

Congratulations to Chi (Garnett) Liu, Duke University, Chemistry Department, who successfully defended his dissertation "Tunable Electronic Excitations in Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Materials: Ground-state and Perturbation Approaches".

Recent Published Paper in ACS Materials Letter!

June 5, 2019

Congratulations! An article "Aryl-Perfluoroaryl Interaction in Two-Dimensional Organic–Inorganic Hybrid Perovskites Boosts Stability and Photovoltaic Efficiency” by Jun Hu, Iain W. H. Oswald, Huamin Hu, Samuel J. Stuard, Masrur Morshed Nahid, Liang Yan, Zheng Chen, Harald Ade, James R.

Newly Accepted Paper in Materials Horizons!

May 16, 2019

Our recent work on tunable 2D oligomer-based hybrid perovskite films deposited using resonant infrared matrix-assisted pulsed laser evaporation ( [...]

New JACS Paper!

April 23, 2019

We're happy to announce a new paper on a new, lead-free, iodide-based 2D organic-inorganic semiconductor: "Direct-Bandgap 2D Silver–Bismuth Iodide Double Perovskite: The Structure-Directing Influence of an Oligothiophene Spacer Cation” by Manoj K. Jana, Svenja M. Janke, David J.

New Paper in Nature Communications!

March 20, 2019

Congratulations! An article “Synthetic control over orientational degeneracy of spacer cations enhances solar cell efficiency in two-dimensional perovskites” by Jun Hu, Iain W. H. Oswald, Samuel J. Stuard, Masrur Morshed Nahid, Ninghao Zhou, Olivia F.

Bringing Computational Tools to Young Scientists

December 4, 2018

An article by Chiung-Wei Huang on the "HybriD3 Theory Training Workshop", co-organized by Volker Blum, Yosuke Kanai, and their groups, and held at Duke University in September, is available in the "Frontiers in Energy Research" [...]

HybriD^3 Theory Training Workshop, September 28-29, 2018

September 12, 2018

We are holding a training workshop that introduces students and other early-career scientists to theory and practical applications of atomistic modeling techniques in materials science, chemistry, and condensed matter physics, particularly first-principles electronic structure calculations, [...]

Hybrid3 is launched!

October 1, 2017

The Hybrid3 team is proud to kick off a new effort focused on mapping out the space of hybrid organic-inorganic semiconductors, particularly perovskites.