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Chris Giebink

Associate Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering

209H Electrical Engineering West

ncg2@psu.edu

814-865-2229

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Electronic Materials and Devices

Interest Areas:

Optoelectronics and photonics, organic semiconductors.

 
 

 

Education

  • BA, Physics, Trinity University, 2003
  • BS, Engineering Science, Trinity University, 2003
  • MA, Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, 2005
  • Ph D, Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, 2009

Publications

Parts of Book

  • J. A. Smerdon, N. C. Giebink and J. R. Guest, 2013, Reversible rectification in sub-monolayer molecular P-N junctions: Towards nanoscale photovoltaic studies., World Scientific, New York, NY, USA

Journal Articles

  • Chiao-Yu Cheng, Rijul Dhanker, Christopher L. Gray, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, Eric R. Kennehan, John B Asbury, Anatoliy Sokolov and Noel Giebink, 2018, "Charged Polaron Polaritons in an Organic Semiconductor Microcavity", Physical Review Letters, 120, (1), pp. 017402
  • Yufei Jia, Ross A. Kerner, Alex J. Grede, Barry P. Rand and Noel Giebink, 2017, "Continuous-wave lasing in an organic–inorganic lead halide perovskite semiconductor", 11, (12), pp. 784--788
  • Rijul Dhanker, Christopher L. Gray, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, Sean Nunez, Chiao-Yu Cheng, Anatoliy N. Sokolov and Noel Giebink, 2017, "Large bipolaron density at organic semiconductor/electrode interfaces", Nature Communications, 8, (1), pp. 2252
  • Michael A. Fusella, Alyssa N. Brigeman, Matthew Welborn, Geoffrey E. Purdum, Yixin Yan, Richard D. Schaller, YunHui L. Lin, Yueh-Lin Loo, Troy Van Voorhis, Noel Giebink and Barry P. Rand, 2017, "Band-like Charge Photogeneration at a Crystalline Organic Donor/Acceptor Interface", Advanced Energy Materials, pp. n/a--n/a
  • Christopher Grieco, Eric R. Kennehan, Hwon Kim, Ryan D Pensack, Alyssa N. Brigeman, Adam D. Rimshaw, Marcia M. Payne, John E Anthony, Noel Giebink, Gregory D. Scholes and John B Asbury, 2017, "Direct Observation of Correlated Triplet Pair Dynamics During Singlet Fission Using Ultrafast Mid-IR Spectroscopy", The Journal of Physical Chemistry C
  • Eric R. Kennehan, Christopher Grieco, Alyssa N. Brigeman, Grayson S. Doucette, Adam Rimshaw, Kayla Bisgaier, Noel Giebink and John B Asbury, 2017, "Using molecular vibrations to probe exciton delocalization in films of perylene diimides with ultrafast mid-IR spectroscopy", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 19, (36), pp. 24829-24839
  • Jared S. Price, Alex J. Grede, Baomin Wang, Michael V. Lipski, Brent Fisher, Kyu-Tae Lee, Junwen He, Gregory S. Brulo, Xiaokun Ma, Scott Burroughs, Christopher Rahn, Ralph G. Nuzzo, John A. Rogers and Noel Giebink, 2017, "High-concentration planar microtracking photovoltaic system exceeding 30% efficiency", Nature Energy, 2, pp. 17113
  • Baomin Wang, Jared S. Price and Noel Giebink, 2017, "Durable broadband ultralow index fluoropolymer antireflection coatings for plastic optics", Optica, 4, (2), pp. 239–242
  • Yixin Yan, Yakun Yuan, Baomin Wang, Venkatraman Gopalan and Noel Giebink, 2017, "Sub-wavelength modulation of ?(2) optical nonlinearity in organic thin films", Nature Communications, 8, pp. 14269
  • YunHui L. Lin, Marius Koch, Alyssa N. Brigeman, David M. E. Freeman, Lianfeng Zhao, Hugo Bronstein, Noel Giebink, Gregory D. Scholes and Barry P. Rand, 2017, "Enhanced sub-bandgap efficiency of a solid-state organic intermediate band solar cell using triplet-triplet annihilation", Energy and Environmental Science, 10, (6), pp. 1465-1475
  • Alex J. Grede, Jared S. Price and Noel Giebink, 2016, "Fundamental and practical limits of planar tracking solar concentrators", Opt. Express, 24, (26), pp. A1635–A1646
  • Yufei Jia, Ross A. Kerner, Alex J. Grede, Alyssa N. Brigeman, Barry P. Rand and Noel Giebink, 2016, "Diode-Pumped Organo-Lead Halide Perovskite Lasing in a Metal-Clad Distributed Feedback Resonator", Nano Letters, 16, (7), pp. 4624-4629
  • Joseph A. Smerdon, Noel Giebink, Nathan P. Guisinger, Pierre Darancet and Jeffrey R. Guest, 2016, "Large Spatially Resolved Rectification in a Donor–Acceptor Molecular Heterojunction", Nano Letters, 16, (4), pp. 2603-2607
  • Alyssa N. Brigeman, Michael A. Fusella, Yixin Yan, Geoffrey E. Purdum, Yueh-Lin Loo, Barry P. Rand and Noel Giebink, 2016, "Revealing the Full Charge Transfer State Absorption Spectrum of Organic Solar Cells", Advanced Energy Materials, 6, (21), pp. 1601001–n/a
  • Yufei Shen and Noel Giebink, 2015, "Monte Carlo Simulations of Nanoscale Electrical Inhomogeneity in Organic Light-Emitting Diodes and Its Impact on Their Efficiency and Lifetime", Phys. Rev. Applied, 4, (5), pp. 054017
  • Jared S Price, Xing Sheng, Bram M Meulblok, John A Rogers and Noel Giebink, 2015, "Wide-angle planar microtracking for quasi-static microcell concentrating photovoltaics", Nat Commun, 6, pp. 6223
  • J. S. Price and Noel Giebink, 2015, "Quantum efficiency harmonic analysis of exciton annihilation in organic light emitting diodes", Applied Physics Letters, 106, (26), pp. -
  • Yufei Jia, Yixin Yan, Sameer Vajjala Kesava, Enrique Daniel Gomez and Noel Giebink, 2015, "Passive Parity-Time Symmetry in Organic Thin Film Waveguides", ACS Photonics, 2, (2), pp. 319-325
  • B Bernardo, D Cheyns, B Verreet, R D Schaller, B P Rand and Noel Giebink, 2014, "Delocalization and dielectric screening of charge transfer states in organic photovoltaic cells", Nature Communications, 5, pp. 6
  • Yixin Yan and Noel Giebink, 2014, "Passive PT Symmetry in Organic Composite Films via Complex Refractive Index Modulation", Advanced Optical Materials, 2, (5), pp. 423–427
  • Rijul Dhanker, Neetu Chopra and Noel Giebink, 2014, "Plasmonic Internal Photoemission for Accurate Device In Situ Measurement of Metal-Organic Semiconductor Injection Barriers", Advanced Functional Materials, 24, (30), pp. 4775–4781
  • Yufei Shen, Yufei Jia, Xing Sheng, Ling Shen, John A Rogers and Noel Giebink, 2014, "Nonimaging Optical Gain in Luminescent Concentration through Photonic Control of Emission Étendue", ACS Photonics, 1, (8), pp. 746-753
  • R Dhanker, A N Brigeman, A V Larsen, Roy James Stewart, John B Asbury and Noel Giebink, 2014, "Random lasing in organo-lead halide perovskite microcrystal networks", Applied Physics Letters, 105, (15), pp. 151112
  • Xing Sheng, Cunjiang Yu, Viktor Malyarchuk, Yu-Heng Lee, Seungho Kim, Taehwan Kim, Ling Shen, Chris Horng, Jordan Lutz, Noel Giebink, Jongwook Park and John A. Rogers, 2014, "Silicon-Based Visible-Blind Ultraviolet Detection and Imaging Using Down-Shifting Luminophores", Advanced Optical Materials, 2, (4), pp. 314–319
  • B Verreet, A Bhoolokam, A Brigeman, R Dhanker, D Cheyns, P Heremans, A Stesmans, Noel Giebink and B P Rand, 2014, "Reducing exciton-polaron annihilation in organic planar heterojunction solar cells", Phys. Rev. B, 90, pp. 115304
  • Xing Sheng, Ling Shen, Taehwan Kim, Lanfang Li, Xinran Wang, Ryan Dowdy, Paul Froeter, Kazuki Shigeta, Xiuling Li, Ralph G. Nuzzo, Noel Giebink and John A. Rogers, 2013, "Doubling the Power Output of Bifacial Thin-Film GaAs Solar Cells by Embedding Them in Luminescent Waveguides", Advanced Energy Materials, 3, (8), pp. 991–996
  • Sameer Vajjala Kesava, Rijul Dhanker, Derek R. Kozub, Kiarash Vakhshouri, U Hyeok Choi, Ralph Colby, Cheng Wang, Alexander Hexemer, Noel Giebink and Enrique Daniel Gomez, 2013, "Mesoscopic Structural Length Scales in P3HT/PCBM Mixtures Remain Invariant for Various Processing Conditions", Chemistry of Materials, 25, (14), pp. 2812-2818
  • H. Qian, B. D. Markman and Noel Giebink, 2013, "Vector vortex beam emission from organic semiconductor microlasers", Applied Physics Letters, 103, (16), pp. -
  • B. D. Markman, R. R. Ranade and Noel Giebink, 2012, "Nonimaging optics in luminescent solar concentration", Opt. Express, 20, (S5), pp. A622–A629
  • J T Bahns, S K Sankaranarayanan, N C Giebink, H Xiong and S K Gray, 2012, "Optically directed mesoscale assembly and patterning of electrically conductive organic-inorganic hybrid structures", Adv. Mater, 24, pp. 4
  • B P Rand, D Cheyns, K Vasseur, N C Giebink, S Mothy, Y Yi, V Coropceanu, D Beljonne, D Cornil, J Bredas and J Genoe, 2012, "The impact of molecular orientation on the photovoltaic properties of a phthalocyanine/fullerene heterojunction", Adv. Funct. Mater, 22, pp. 8
  • G P Wiederrecht, N C Giebink, J Hranisavljevic, D Rosenmann, A BF Martinson, R D Schaller and M R Wasielewski, 2012, "Visualizing charge movement near organic heterojunctions with ultrafast time resolution via an induced Stark shift", Appl. Phys. Lett., 100, pp. 3
  • Noel Giebink, Gary P. Wiederrecht and Michael R. Wasielewski, 2011, "Resonance-shifting to circumvent reabsorption loss in luminescent solar concentrators", Nat Photon, 5, (11), pp. 694–701
  • Noel Giebink, Gary P. Wiederrecht, Michael R. Wasielewski and Stephen R. Forrest, 2011, "Thermodynamic efficiency limit of excitonic solar cells", Phys. Rev. B, 83, (19), pp. 195326
  • Alex B. F. Martinson, Noel Giebink, Gary P. Wiederrecht, D. Rosenmann and Michael R. Wasielewski, 2011, "Planar dye-sensitized photovoltaics through cavity mode enhancement", Energy Environ. Sci., 4, (8), pp. 2980-2985
  • Noel Giebink, Gary P. Wiederrecht and Michael R. Wasielewski, 2011, "Strong exciton-photon coupling with colloidal quantum dots in a high-Q bilayer microcavity", Applied Physics Letters, 98, (8), pp. -
  • Noel Giebink, B. E. Lassiter, G. P. Wiederrecht, M. R. Wasielewski and S. R. Forrest, 2010, "Ideal diode equation for organic heterojunctions. II. The role of polaron pair recombination", Phys. Rev. B, 82, (15), pp. 155306
  • Noel Giebink, G. P. Wiederrecht, M. R. Wasielewski and S. R. Forrest, 2010, "Ideal diode equation for organic heterojunctions. I. Derivation and application", Phys. Rev. B, 82, (15), pp. 155305
  • Noel Giebink and S. R. Forrest, 2009, "Temporal response of optically pumped organic semiconductor lasers and its implication for reaching threshold under electrical excitation", Phys. Rev. B, 79, (7), pp. 073302
  • Richard R. Lunt, Noel Giebink, Anna A. Belak, Jay B. Benziger and Stephen R. Forrest, 2009, "Exciton diffusion lengths of organic semiconductor thin films measured by spectrally resolved photoluminescence quenching", Journal of Applied Physics, 105, (5), pp. -
  • Noel Giebink, B. W. D’Andrade, M. S. Weaver, Jaime Brown and S. R. Forrest, 2009, "Direct evidence for degradation of polaron excited states in organic light emitting diodes", Journal of Applied Physics, 105, (12), pp. -
  • Noel Giebink and S. R. Forrest, 2008, "Quantum efficiency roll-off at high brightness in fluorescent and phosphorescent organic light emitting diodes", Phys. Rev. B, 77, (23), pp. 235215
  • Noel Giebink, B. W. D’Andrade, M. S. Weaver, P. B. Mackenzie, Jaime Brown, M. E. Thompson and S. R. Forrest, 2008, "Intrinsic luminance loss in phosphorescent small-molecule organic light emitting devices due to bimolecular annihilation reactions", Journal of Applied Physics, 103, (4), pp. -
  • Xiangfei Qi, P.I. Djurovich, N.C. Giebink, M.E. Thompson and S.R. Forrest, 2008, "Evidence for enhanced dipolar interactions between Pt centers in binuclear phosphorescent complexes", Chemical Physics Letters, 458, (4–6), pp. 323 - 328
  • Noel Giebink and S. R. Forrest, 2007, "Limits to accumulation of electric-field-stabilized geminate polaron pairs in an organic semiconductor thin film", Phys. Rev. B, 76, (7), pp. 075318
  • Guodan Wei, Kuen-Ting Shiu, Noel Giebink and Stephen R. Forrest, 2007, "Thermodynamic limits of quantum photovoltaic cell efficiency", Applied Physics Letters, 91, (22), pp. -
  • Alex Z. Kattamis, Noel Giebink, I-Chun Cheng, Sigurd Wagner, Stephen R. Forrest, Yongtaek Hong and Vincent Cannella, 2007, "Active-matrix organic light-emitting displays employing two thin-film-transistor a-Si:H pixels on flexible stainless-steel foil", Journal of the Society for Information Display, 15, (7), pp. 433–437
  • Yiru Sun, Noel Giebink, Hiroshi Kanno, Biwu Ma, Mark E. Thompson and Stephen R. Forrest, 2006, "Management of singlet and triplet excitons for efficient white organic light-emitting devices", Nature, 440, (7086), pp. 908–912
  • N.C. Giebink, Y. Sun and S.R. Forrest, 2006, "Transient analysis of triplet exciton dynamics in amorphous organic semiconductor thin films", Organic Electronics, 7, (5), pp. 375 - 386
  • Noel Giebink and S. R. Forrest, 2006, "Accumulation of electric-field-stabilized geminate polaron pairs in an organic semiconductor to attain high excitation density under low intensity pumping", Applied Physics Letters, 89, (19), pp. -
  • Hiroshi Kanno, Noel Giebink, Yiru Sun and Stephen R. Forrest, 2006, "Stacked white organic light-emitting devices based on a combination of fluorescent and phosphorescent emitters", Applied Physics Letters, 89, (2), pp. -
  • Noel Giebink, Erin Johnson, S. R. Saucedo, E. W. Miles, K. K. Vardanyan, D. R. Spiegel and C. C. Allen, 2004, "Dynamics of laser-induced electroconvection pulses", Phys. Rev. E, 69, (6), pp. 066303

Research Projects

  • May 2017 - April 2022, "CAREER: Non-Hermitian Organic Photonics," (Sponsor: NSF Early Career Program).
  • June 2017 - May 2022, "CAREER: Non-Hermitian Organic Photonics," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • May 2018 - April 2021, "Toward Electrically-pumped lasing in organic-inorganic hybrid perovskite semiconductors," (Sponsor: Air Force Office of Scientific Research).
  • August 2017 - August 2020, "Exploring the impact of local environment on charge transfer states at molecular donor-acceptor heterojunctions," (Sponsor: DOE BES).
  • September 2017 - May 2019, "SBIR: Lightweight Microlens arrays for CPV-CIC (CPV-cover glass interconnected cells)," (Sponsor: H-Nu Systems LLC).
  • February 2016 - February 2019, "Wide-angle planar microtracking microcell concentrating photovoltaics," (Sponsor: DOE ARPA-E).
  • September 2016 - February 2019, "Understanding, predicting, and mitigating catastrophic shorts for improved OLED lighting panel reliability," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • February 2016 - February 2019, "ARPA-E: Wide angle planar microtracking microcell concentrating photovoltaics," (Sponsor: Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency).
  • September 2015 - August 2018, "UNS: The intersection of photonics and nonimaging optics in luminescent concentration," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • August 2014 - August 2018, "Exploring the impact of local environment on charge transfer states at molecular donor-acceptor heterojunctions," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • January 2017 - January 2018, "Towards Distributed Wireless Implants for Large-Scale Optogenetics," (Sponsor: Penn State COE).
  • September 2014 - August 2018, "Penn State MRSEC IRG3," (Sponsor: NSF).
  • August 2015 - July 2018, "OP: The intersection of photonics and nonimaging optics in luminescent concentration," (Sponsor: NSF).
  • September 2016 - August 2018, "Understanding, predicting, and mitigating catastrophic shorts for improved OLED lighting panel reliability," (Sponsor: EERE).
  • August 2014 - July 2017, "Complex index and nonlinearity modulation in organic photonic composites," (Sponsor: AFOSR).
  • August 2014 - August 2017, "Exploring the impact of local environment on charge transfer states at molecular donor-acceptor heterojunctions," (Sponsor: DOE BES).
  • October 2011 - August 2017, "Flexible and Printed Electronics Program," (Sponsor: Dow Chemical Company).
  • May 2016 - April 2017, "DURIP: Streak Camera Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Imaging System for Emerging Photonic Materials Exploration," (Sponsor: AFOSR DURIP).
  • April 2016 - March 2017, "Understanding efficiency roll-off in white light emitting diodes," (Sponsor: Penn State PSIEE).
  • August 2014 - August 2017, "Exploring the impact of local environment on charge transfer states at molecular donor-acceptor heterojunctions," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • August 2014 - August 2017, "Complex index and nonlinearity modulation in organic photonic composites," (Sponsor: Air Force Office of Scientific Research).
  • May 2016 - April 2017, "DURIP: Streak Camera Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Imaging System for Emerging Photonic Materials Exploration," (Sponsor: Air Force Office of Scientific Research).
  • October 2011 - October 2016, "Flexible and printed electronics program," (Sponsor: DOW Chemical Corp.).
  • July 2014 - June 2015, "Enabling solution-processed multilayer white organic light emitting diodes for solid-state lighting," (Sponsor: Penn State PSIEE).
  • August 2012 - August 2015, "Scattering solar thermal concentrators," (Sponsor: DOE SunShot Initiative).
  • August 2012 - August 2014, "Organic photonics: Enabling complex index modulation for optical isolation and switching in next-generation plastic fiber networks," (Sponsor: DARPA Young Faculty Award).
  • August 2012 - August 2014, "Organic photonics: Enabling complex index modulation for optical isolation and switching in next-generation plastic fiber networks," (Sponsor: Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego).
  • August 2012 - July 2013, "Scattering Solar Thermal Concetrators," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).

Honors and Awards

  • NSF CAREER Award, NSF, May 2017 - April 2022
  • Charles K. Etner Early Career Professorship, PSU College of Engineering, September 2015 - July 2018
  • AFOSR Young Investigator Award, AFOSR, August 2014 - July 2017
  • Joel & Ruth Spira Teaching Award, Lutron Corporation, 2015
  • DARPA Young Faculty Award, DARPA, August 2012 - July 2014

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Committee Work, Chairperson, Faculty search committee, September 2016 - April 2017
  • Committee Work, Member, Faculty Senate, September 2015 - May 2018
  • Committee Work, Member, Colloquium Committee, August 2015
  • Committee Work, Member, Faculty search committee, October 2014 - April 2015
  • Committee Work, Chairperson, Chair (2015/16 and 2016/17), Undergraduate Studies Curriculur Review Committee, August 2014 - May 2017
  • Reviewer, College of Engineering Research Symposium, Engineering Graduate Student Council, March 2014 - March 2014
  • Judge, Graduate Research Exhibition, Graduate School, April 2014 - April 2014
  • Judge, Undergraduate Exhibition, Undergraduate Education, April 2014 - April 2014
  • Committee Work, Chairperson, Chair (2016/17), Vice Chair (2015/16), Engineering Faculty Committee, August 2014 - May 2017
  • Judge, Graduate Research Exhibition, Graduate School, April 2013 - April 2013
  • Committee Work, Member, Graduate Committee, August 2012 - May 2015
  • Reviewer, College of Engineering Research Symposium, Engineering Graduate Student Council, March 2013
  • Judge, Undergraduate Exhibition, Undergraduate Education, April 2013

Service to External Organizations:

  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Organizer, Program Committee, SPIE, June 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Organizer, Symposium Organizer, MRS, December 2013
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Organizer, Symposium Organizer, MRS, April 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Organizer, Symposium Organizer, Progress in Electromagnetics Research Society (PIERS), August 2014
 


 

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