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College Photo Name Blau, Werner
Main Department Physics
College Title Professor
E-mail werner.blau@tcd.ie
College Tel +353 1 896 1708
Web http:// www.tcd.ie/Physics/Molecular_Electronics
Fax +353 1 671 1759
 
Biography
Born in 1954 in Regensburg, Germany. 1979 & 1983 Dipl. Phys. Univ. and Dr. rer.nat. (PhD equiv.) Degrees from Regensburg University, Germany since 1983 in Trinity College Dublin 1986-1991 Lecturer in the Science of Materials/Physics 1991 - 2003 Associate Professor in the Science of Materials/Physics 1998 - 2003 Head of Department of the Physics Department 2002 Awarded ScD Degree by Trinity College Dublin 2003 Personal Chair in Physics of Advanced Materials § Fellow of the Institute of Physics § Fellow of the Institute of Nanotechnology § Fellow of Trinity College Dublin § Member of the Royal Irish Academy
 
Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies
Details Date From Date To
Fellow of Institute of Physics
Fellow of the Institute of Nanotechnology
Member of the Materials Research Society
Member of the Optical Society of America
 
Awards and Honours
Award Date
Fellow of Trinity College Dublin
Member of the Royal Irish Academy
 
Languages
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
German Fluent Fluent Fluent
 
Description of Research Interests
Prof. Werner Blau is Director of the interdisciplinary Materials Ireland Polymer Research Centre in Trinity College Dublin, which encompasses researchers from the fields of physics, chemistry, engineering, and computer simulation with a substantial track record in technology transfer and collaboration with Irish industry. He is also Research Director of TCD’s HEA PRTLI project in Advanced Materials, based in the new Sami Nasr Institute for Advanced Materials. His research interests concentrate on molecular engineering of advanced materials, properties and applications of responsive molecular and polymeric materials for electronics, optoelectronics, and bio/medical applications and basic materials, processes and devices for molecular nanoelectronics and bio-nanotechnology. Published over 340 peer-reviewed papers to-date, edited three books and is coauthor of 13 patents/ patent applications. Supervised over 80 postgraduate students and postdoctoral research fellows and numerous undergraduate and summer student projects.
 
Research Interests
2ND-HARMONIC GENERATION 3-PHOTON 4-WAVE MIXING ABLATION
ABSORPTION AMORPHOUS THIN FILMS ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPY Applied physics
Atomic and molecular physics Biochemistry, Nucleic Acid Biochemistry, Proteins Biopolymeric Materials
C-60 CARBON CARBON NANOTUBES CO2-LASER
CONDUCTIVITY CONJUGATED POLYMERS COPOLYMERS CRATER DEPTH
Carbon Composites Carbon nanostructures Chemical Sciences Composite Materials
Composite materials Condensed Matter Condensed matter, electronic, magnetic and superconductive properties Condensed matter, optical and dielectric properties
Condensed matter, soft matter and polymer physics Conducting polymer films DEVICES DOPING
DYES DYNAMICS EFFICIENCY ELECTRIC-ARC TECHNIQUE
ELECTROCHEMICAL METHODS ELECTROCHEMICAL PROPERTIES ELECTROLUMINESCENCE ELECTROLUMINESCENT
ELECTROPHOSPHORESENCE EMISSION ENERGY EXCIMER-LASER
Electro-optical Technology Electro-optics Energy Materials Sciences Experimental Physics
FIELD-EMISSION FILMS FLUORESCENCE FREE VOLUME
FULLERENES AND DERIVATIVES Fullerenes Functional Materials GRANULAR FILMS
GRAPHITE GROWTH GUIDES HARD TISSUE
HARD TISSUES HEMIPORPHYRAZINES HETEROJUNCTIONS HIGH-TC SUPERCONDUCTORS
IN-SITU INCUBATION INFRARED AND RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY ION IRRADIATION
LASER LASER IN VITRO STUDY LASER PARAMETERS LASER TISSUE INTERACTION
LASER-PULSES LIGHT-EMITTING-DIODES LOSSES LUMINESCENCE AND RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY
Laser technology Lasers and Masers MEDIA METALLOPHTHALOCYANINES
MIXERS MIXTURES MODEL MONOLAYERS
Materials Chemistry Materials Sciences Materials, Physical Properties Materials, Preparation/Fabrication
Materials, Structure and Phase Mechanical Properties, Materials Molecular Physics Molecular electronics
NANOFIBERS NITRIDE NON-LINEAR OPTICAL METHODS NONLINEAR OPTICS
NONLINEARITIES NONLINEARITY Nano Biotechnology Nanochemistry
Nanotechnology Nanotubes OPTICAL ABSORPTION AND EMISSION SPECTROSCOPY OPTICAL-LIMITING DEVICES
ORGANIC POLYMERS ORGANIC SEMICONDUCTORS Optical materials Optics
Optronics PHOTOABLATION PHOTOLUMINESCENCE PHOTORESPONSE
POLARIZABILITY POLY(ISOTHIANAPHTHENE) POLY(PHENYLENE VINYLENE) AND DERIVATIVES POLY(PHENYLENE VINYLENE) DERIVATIVES
POLY(TERTIARYBUTYLISOTHIANAPHTHENE) POLYIMIDE POLYMERS POWER
PROBE-BEAM AMPLIFICATION PURIFICATION Photochemistry Photochemistry and photophysics
Photonics Photovoltaic Materials Photovoltaic systems, cells and modules manufacturing Physical Chemistry
Physics Plastics Polymer Chemistry Polymer Science
Polymer technology, biopolymers Polymeric Materials Polymers RADIATION
RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY RECOMBINATION RESONANCE REVERSE SATURABLE ABSORPTION
RHODAMINE 6G SCATTERING SILICON SINGLE-BEAM
SIZE SPECTROSCOPY SYSTEMS Science/Engineering Studies--Developing Count
Solar Solar, Photovoltaic Conversion Solid State Physics Spectroscopy
TARGETS TEMPERATURE TUBULES Technology
Technology Transfer ULTRAVIOLET-LASER ABLATION Ultrafast Chemistry VOLUME
WAVE-GUIDES WAVELENGTHS
 
Publications and Other Research Outputs
Peer Reviewed
Zawadzka M, Wang J, Blau WJ, Senge MO, Nonlinear absorption properties of 5,10-A2B2 porphyrins - correlation of molecular structure with the nonlinear responses., Photochemical & photobiological sciences : Official journal of the European Photochemistry Association and the European Society for Photobiology, 12, 2013, p996–1007
TARA - Full Text  DOI
Zhang, L., Fan, J.T., Wang, J.H., Hu, J.M., Lotya, M., Wang, G.Z., Li, R.H., (...), Feng, Y., Graphene incorporated Q-switching of a polarizationmaintaining Yb-doped fiber laser, Laser Physics Letters, 9, (12), 2012, p888-892
DOI
Gu, H., Li, S., Wang, J., Blau, W.J., Chen, Y., Indium(III) and Gallium(III) phthalocyanines-based nanohybrid materials for optical limiting, Materials Chemistry and Physics , 137, (1), 2012, p188-193
DOI
Verma, Navin K.; Moore, Edward; Blau, Werner; et al., Cytotoxicity evaluation of nanoclays inhuman epithelial cell line A549 using high content screening and real-time impedance analysis., Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 14, (9), 2012, p1137
DOI
Blau WJ, Fleming AJ , Designer nanotubes by molecular self-assembly , SCIENCE, 304, (5676), 2004, p1457 - 1458
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