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WELCOME TO LEITE RESEARCH GROUP

Renewable Energy and Advanced Devices


We are engaged in fundamental and applied research in

(i) materials for energy harvesting and storage,

(ii) functional imaging of materials at the nanoscale, and

(iii) photonics.

Navigate our site to find out more about our research and recent scientific findings.

For further details about our work, please contact Prof. Leite. 

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PEROVSKITE SOLAR CELLS

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SOLID STATE BATTERIES

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PHOTONICS

RECENT NEWS

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05/22: Marina delivers an invited talk on thermophotovoltaics at the Spring MRS Meeting.


05/22: Meghna is awarded the College of Engineering Jeffrey Gibeling Best Master’s Thesis Award. Well done Meghna!


05/22: Congrats to Richa on her PhD Thesis defense.

 

04/22: Peifen and Tao’s paper on Transient Structural Colors with Magnesium-Based Reflective Filters has been published in Advanced Optical Materials. Check the article here.

04/22: Our paper on hot-carrier dynamics in near-infrared photocatalytic metals is published in Phys. Rev. B. Check the article here.

04/22: Margaret is awarded the prestigious NSF-GRFP. Congrats Margaret!

 

03/2022: John’s paper on machine learning applied to halide perovskites is published in J. Phys. Chem. Letters. Check the publication here​!

01/2022: Leite is nominated a UC Davis Chancellor’s Fellow!

01/2022: The LeiteLab is awarded the University Partnerships Investment Area Team, a collaboration with Dr. Kenny Chowdhary from Sandia National Laboratories. Together, we will implement machine learning methods to unravel degradation mechanisms in perovskite solar cells.

12/2021: The group welcomes Mansha and Abi, new grad students!

FUNDERS

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Our research has been supported by: NSF, DARPA, Army Research Office, NIST

CONTACT

Thank you for your interest in our research. Get in touch with us for any job openings, questions, or comments regarding our work and publications.

1 Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616

mleite (at) ucdavis.edu