Welcome! Research in the Leger lab

focuses on several themes:

 

Devices for conversion of solar energy
Organic electronic materials and devices
Nanomaterials and nano-optics

 

Current research students and projects


Kyle Hoke and Kodiak Murphy: Development of high index dielectric plasmon-polariton waveguides for integration with luminescent solar concentrators (Funded though the National Science Foundation: SOLAR Program)

 

Tyko Shoji and Layla Masri: Hybrid organic-inorganic optoelectronic devices based on polymer blends with quantum dots (Funded through the National Science Foundation: CAREER Award)

 

Kyle Hoke: Hybrid photovoltaic devices based on templated electrodeposited thin films (Funded by the Murdock Charitable Trust)

 

Nathan Bradshaw and Carly Klemke: Biocompatible artificial muscles (Funded by the Murdock Charitable Trust)

 

Logan Morrison: Charge transport in organic semiconductor films (Funded through the National Science Foundation: CAREER Award)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Undergraduate research students are involved in all aspects of research, from lab work to publication. Interested students with majors in Chemistry or Physics should contact Janelle Leger (janelle.leger@wwu.edu) to discuss current research opportunities.

 

 

 

 

 

Page last updated 3.22.14

News


Paper on biocompatible artificial muscles (with Amanda Murphy) is published in Advanced Functional Materials!


Tyko and Kyle give talks at the 2014 APS March meeting


Tyko's paper on ion profiling using ToF SIMS appears in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces


Sam and Janelle's book chapter is published in "Organic Electronics: Emerging Concepts and Technologies" Eds. Cicoira and Santato


Janelle gives invited talk at APS March 2013


Brock and Nick head off to graduate school!


Team SOLAR wins the WWU Sustainability Award


Janelle becomes a RCSA Scialog fellow