Troy Kilburn

Office: CHB 218


  • 2013 B.S. Chemistry, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
  • 2013 B.A. Physics, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

Awards & Honors

  • 2013 University of Washington Clean Energy Institute Recruiting Fellowship
  • 2013 Distinguished Energy Fellow, University of Washington Advanced Materials for Energy Institute
  • 2012 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
  • 2011 American Chemical Society Undergraduate Award in Inorganic Chemistry



Whitham, P. J.; Marchioro, A.; Knowles, K. E.; Kilburn, T. B.; Reid, P. J.; Gamelin, D. R. "Single-Particle Photoluminescence Spectra, Blinking, and Delayed Luminescence of Colloidal CuInS2 Nanocrystals." J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, 120, 17136-17142. (view)

Knowles, K. E.; Hartstein, K. H.; Kilburn, T. B.; Marchioro, A.; Nelson, H. D.; Whitham, P. J.; Gamelin, D. R. "Luminescent Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystals Containing Copper: Synthesis, Photophysics, and Applications." Chem. Rev. 2016, accepted. (view)


Knowles, K. E.; Nelson, H. D.; Kilburn, T. B.; Gamelin, D. R. "Singlet-Triplet Splittings in the Luminescent Excited States of Colloidal Cu+:CdSe, Cu+:InP, and CuInS2 Nanocrystals: Charge-Transfer Configurations and Self-Trapped Excitons." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 13138-13147. (view)

Knowles, K. E.; Kilburn, T. B.; Alzate, D. G.; McDowall, S.; Gamelin, D. R. "Bright CuInS2/CdS Nanocrystal Phosphors for High-Gain Full-Spectrum Luminescent Solar Concentrators." Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 9129-9132. (view)