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Ahmed Abdelhady


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IIT Central Research Labs Genova


 Ahmed L. Abdelhady holds a Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from The University of Manchester, United Kingdom (2011), under the supervision of Prof. Paul O’Brien. After he completed his Ph.D., he became a lecturer of inorganic chemistry at Mansoura University, Egypt. In 2013, he joined Prof. Osman Bakr’s Functional Nanomaterials Lab at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia. In 2016, he joined Prof. Liberato Manna group at the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), as a postdoctoral-fellow then as a researcher in 2017. He has co-authored more than 30 peer-reviewed journal papers and co-invented 2 patents.

 As a researcher, he's leading a researchgroup focusing on all-inorganic and hybrid perovskite single crystals and thin films for optoelectronic applications. 


Selected Publications

  1. Javad Shamsi, Ahmed L Abdelhady, Sara Accornero, Milena Arciniegas, Luca Goldoni, Ajay Ram Srimath Kandada, Annamaria Petrozza, Liberato Manna “N-Methylformamide as a Source of Methylammonium Ions in the Synthesis of Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals and Bulk Crystals”, ACS Energy Lett., 2016, 1, 1042. (Co-corresponding author)
  2. Makhsud I. Saidaminov, Ahmed L. Abdelhady, Banavoth Murali, Erkki Alarousu, Victor M. Burlakov, Wei Peng, Ibrahim Dursun, Lingfei Wang, Yao He, Giacomo Maculan, Alain Goriely, Tom Wu, Omar F. Mohammed, Osman M. Bakr “High-quality bulk hybrid perovskite single crystals within minutes by inverse temperature crystallization” Nat. Commun., 2015, 6, 7586. (Co-first author)
  3. Ahmed L. Abdelhady, Makhsud I. Saidaminov, Banavoth Murali, Valerio Adinolfi, Oleksandr Voznyy, Khabiboulakh Katsiev, Erkki Alarousu, Riccardo Comin, Ibrahim Dursun, Lutfan Sinatra, Edward H. Sargent, Omar F. Mohammed, Osman M. Bakr “Heterovalent Dopant Incorporation for Bandgap and Type Engineering of Perovskite Crystals”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2016, 7, 295.
  4. Raihana Begum, Manas R Parida, Ahmed L Abdelhady, Banavoth Murali, Noktan M Alyami, Ghada H Ahmed, Mohamed Nejib Hedhili, Osman M Bakr, Omar F Mohammed “Engineering Interfacial Charge Transfer in CsPbBr3 Perovskite Nanocrystals by Heterovalent Doping”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 139, 731.
  5. Giacomo Maculan, Arif D. Sheikh, Ahmed L. Abdelhady, Makhsud I. Saidaminov, Md Azimul Haque, Banavoth Murali , Erkki Alarousu, Omar F. Mohammed, Tom Wu, Osman M. Bakr “CH3NH3PbCl3 Single Crystals: Inverse Temperature Crystallization and Visible-blind UV-photodetector”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2015, 6, 3781.
  6. Makhsud I Saidaminov, Md Haque, Maxime Savoie, Ahmed L Abdelhady, Namchul Cho, Ibrahim Dursun, Ulrich Buttner, Erkki Alarousu, Tom Wu, Osman M Bakr "Perovskite photodetectors operating in both narrowband and broadband regimes", Adv. Mater. 2016, 28, 8144.
  7. Javad Shamsi, Prachi Rastogi, Vincenzo Caligiuri, Ahmed L Abdelhady, Davide Spirito, Liberato Manna, Roman Krahne "Bright-Emitting Perovskite Films by Large-Scale Synthesis and Photoinduced Solid-State Transformation of CsPbBr3 Nanoplatelets",  ACS Nano, 2017, 11, 10206.


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