Gamelin Research Group

Department of Chemistry, University of Washington

Development and Characterization of New Inorganic Materials
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Dr. Matt Crane

Office: CHB 212


Awards & Honors



Crane, M. J.; Jacoby, L. M.; Cohen, T. A.; Huang, Y.; Luscombe, C. K.; Gamelin, D. R. "Coherent Spin Precession and Lifetime-Limited Spin Dephasing in CsPbBr3 Perovskite Nanocrystals." Nano Lett., 2020, 20, 8626-8633. (view)

Roh, J.Y.D.; Smith, M.D.; Crane, M.J.; Biner, D.; Milstein, T.J.; Krämer, K.W.; Gamelin, D.R. "Yb3+ Speciation and Energy-Transfer Dynamics in Quantum-Cutting Yb3+-Doped CsPbCl3 Perovskite Nanocrystals and Single Crystals." Phys. Rev. Mater., 2020, 4, 105405. (view)

Kroupa, D.M.; Crane, M.J.; Silva, J.S.; Gamelin. D.R. "Ray-Tracing Analysis of Module-Level Power Generation from Quantum-Cutting Ytterbium-Doped Lead Halide Perovskites." Proc. IEEE 47th Photovoltaics Specialists Conference, 2020, in press.


Kroupa, D.M.; Crane, M.J.; Gamelin, D.R. "Single-Source Flash Sublimation of Metal-Halide Semiconductors." Proc. SPIE, 2019, 11084 (Physical Chemistry of Semiconductor Materials and Interfaces XVIII), 110840J. (view)

Crane, M.J.; Kroupa, D.M; Gamelin, D.R. "Detailed-Balance Analysis of Yb3+:CsPb(Cl1-xBrx)3 Quantum-Cutting Layers for High-Efficiency Photovoltaics under Real-World Conditions." Energy and Environ. Sci. 2019, 12, 2486-2495. (view)

Crane, M. J.; Kroupa, D.; Roh, J. Y. D.; Anderson, R. T.; Smith, M. D.; Gamelin, D. R. "Single-Source Vapor Deposition of Quantum-Cutting Yb3+:CsPb(Cl1-XBrx)3 and Other Complex Metal-Halide Perovskites." ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2019, 2, 4560-4565. (view)

Erickson, E.S.; Crane, M.J.; Milstein, T.J.; Gamelin. D.R. "Photoluminescence Saturation in Quantum-Cutting Yb3+-Doped CsPb(Cl1-xBrx)3 Perovskite Nanocrystals: Implications for Solar Downconversion." J Phys. Chem. C 2019, 123, 12474-12484. (view)


M.J. Crane, B.E. Smith, P.B. Meisenheimer, X. Zhou, R.M. Stroud, E.J. Davis, P.J. Pauzauskie. "Laser-directed spatial control of HPHT nanodiamond materials from chemically-designed precursors." Diam. Relat. Mater. 2018, Just Accepted.

R. Beck, A. Petrone, J.M. Kasper, M.J. Crane, P.J. Pauzauskie, X. Li. "Effect of surface passivation on nanodiamond crystallinity." J. Phys. Chem. C 2018, Just Accepted.

A. Pant, B.E. Smith, M.J. Crane, X. Zhou, M.B. Lim, S. Frazier, E.J. Davis, P.J. Pauzauskie. "Optomechanical thermometry of nanoribbon cantilevers." J. Phys. Chem. C 2012, 122, 122.


M.J. Crane, M.B. Smith, X. Zhou, E.J. Davis, P.J. Pauzauskie. "Rapid synthesis of transition metal dichalcogenide doped carbon aerogels for supercapacitor applications." nature microsystems and nanoengineering 2017, 3, 17032.


P.B. Roder, B.E. Smith, X. Zhou, M.J. Crane, P.J. Pauzauskie. "Laser refrigeration of hydrothermal nanocrystals in physiological media." Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2015, 112, 15024.

M.J. Crane, P.J. Pauzauskie. "Mass Transport in Nanowire Synthesis: An overview of scalable nanomanufacturing." J. Mater. Sci. Technol. 2015, 31, 523.


H. Li, T. Earmme, G. Ren, A. Saeki, S. Yoshikawa, N.M. Murari, S. Subramaniyan, M.J. Crane, S. Seki, S.A. Jenekhe. "Beyond Fullerenes: Design of nonfullerene acceptors for efficient organic photovoltaics." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 14589.

N.M. Murari, M.J. Crane, T. Earmme, Y. Hwang, S.A. Jenekhe. "Annealing temperature dependence of the efficiency and vertical phase segregation of polymer/polymer bulk heterojunction photovoltaic cells." Appl. Phys. Lett. 2014, 104, 223906.