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Przemyslaw Ledwon, PhD

Assistant Researcher

 

  1. Research interests

 

  • Synthesis and photophysical characterization of new organic conjugated molecules for applications in solar cells, electrochromic devices and organic light emitting diodes.
  • Detailed electrochemical and spectroelectrochemical studies of organic compounds.

 

  1. Expertise

 

  • electrochemistryof organic compounds,
  • electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR)
  • synthesis of conjugated polymers
  • application of organic compounds in solar cells, electrochromic devices and organic light emitting diodes

 

  1. Publications (5 most important)

 

  1. Branowska, D., Olender, E., Wysocki, W., Karczmarzyk, Z., Bancerz, I., Ledwon, P., Lapkowski, M., Mirosław, B., Urbańczyk-Lipkowska, Z., Kalicki, P. Synthesis and electrochemical characterization of oligothiophenes with 1,2,4-triazine and 5,5′-bi-1,2,4-triazine as strong electron acceptor units (2016) Electrochimica Acta, 214, pp. 19-30. DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2016.08.019
  2. Ledwon, P., Zassowski, P., Jarosz, T., Lapkowski, M., Wagner, P., Cherpak, V., Stakhira, P. A novel donor-acceptor carbazole and benzothiadiazole material for deep red and infrared emitting applications (2016) Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 4 (11), pp. 2219-2227. DOI: 10.1039/c5tc04183j
  3. Ledwon, P., Thomson, N., Angioni, E., Findlay, N.J., Skabara, P.J., Domagala, W. The role of structural and electronic factors in shaping the ambipolar properties of donor-acceptor polymers of thiophene and benzothiadiazole (2015) RSC Advances, 5 (94), pp. 77303-77315. DOI: 10.1039/c5ra06993a
  4. Ledwon, P., Andrade, J.R., Lapkowski, M., Pawlicka, A. Hydroxypropyl cellulose-based gel electrolyte for electrochromic devices (2015) Electrochimica Acta, 159, pp. 227-233. DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2015.01.168
  5. Jarosz, T., Lapkowski, M., Ledwon, P. Advances in star-shaped π-conjugated systems: Properties and applications (2014) Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 35 (11), pp. 1006-1032. DOI: 10.1002/marc.201400061

 

  1. Projects

 

  • “Synthesis and characterization of novel conjugated polymers for non-fullerene heterojunctions with enhanced separation of photogenerated charge carriers.”; 2015/17/D/ST5/01343; Project financed by National Science Centre, Poland, Program SONATA
  • ,,Efekty strukturalne ambipolarnych materiałów organicznych do zastosowań emisyjnych w zakresie światła czerwonego, bliskiej podczerwieni oraz urządzeniach elektrochromowych”; IP2015 044074; Project funded by the minister of Higher Education; Program „Iuventus Plus”
  • „Spectroelectrochemical characterization of novel conjugated polymers based on star-shaped monomers”; 2011/01/N/ST4/02251; Project financed by National Science Centre, Poland, Program PRELUDIUM

 

  1. Scientific awards:

 

  • 2017 Award no. 04/040/RGJ17/0055 from the Rector of the Silesian University of Technology for research and development achievements.

2017 Team award from the Rector of the Silesian University of Technology for scientific achievements.