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The Royce@Cambridge Ambient Cluster Tool's Energy and Light Symposium IV will take place on 26 October 2023. This annual event brings together academic and commercial researchers for updates on the latest developments.

Join us by booking our free place here. Registration starts from 10am with talks between 11am and 5pm. Refreshments and lunch are included.

Draft Programme (Updated 20/9)

10:00 Registration 

11.00 An Overview of The Henry Royce Institute - Dr Andrew Jan Dobrzanski - Royce@Cambridge Business Manager, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy   

11.10 Introduction to The Royce Ambient Cluster - Steve Haws – Ambient Cluster Tool Lab Manager   

11.20 The Future of Photovoltaics: How Spatial ALD Will Impact The World – Dr Zhuotong (Thomas) Sun - NanoPrint & Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy   

11.40 UK Semiconductor Infrastructure Initiative: Latest results and possible interventions” - Nicky Athanassopoulou - IfM Engage 

12:00 Evaporated Multi-Junction Perovskite Solar Cells - Dr Terry Chien-Jen Yang - Marie Sklodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow - Dept of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology  [remote]  

12.15 Evaporated Perovskite LEDs - Dr Yang Lu - Research Associate - Dept of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology   

12.30 Instabilities in Blue Perovskite LEDs - Alessandro Mirabelli - PhD Student - Dept of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology   

 Lunch Break & Networking    

14.00 PV and the Adventures in Protected Agriculture – Dr Martyn Rush – R&D Manager, Polysolar Ltd   

14.15 Building blocks for graphene based electronics – Dr Jaspreet Kainth – Scientist, Paragraf 

14.35 High Voltage Epitaxial LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 Cathode Thin Films: Ideal Model Systems for Elucidating the Electrode-Electrolyte Interfaces and Developing High-Rate Li-ion Batteries - Dr Venkateswarlu Daramalla - Research Associate - Department of Physics   

14:50 Spectroscopic Investigation of Evolution of Mn Based Li battery Spinel Cathode with Coating Layer - Dr Farheen Sayed - Department of Chemistry   

15:05 Vertically Aligned Nanocomposites Thin Films for Micro Batteries - Dr Adam Lovett - Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy   

15:20  Aerosol Jet Printed 3D-Electrodes For Living (Bio)Photoelectrochemical Systems - Linying Shang - PhD Student - Department of Chemistry   

Coffee & Tea Break  

16:00 Exploring Magnesium as a Plasmonic Device Material - Dr Zeki Pehlivan - Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy    

16.15 Brief Study of Slot Die Coating of High Nanoload Material – Luc Cavill – Apprentice Technician, Ambient Cluster.   

16:30  Blade Coating Technique and its Applicability in Fabricating Organic Thin-Film Transistors - Haoxin Gong - Department of Physics   

16.45 Additional talks/wrap up/networking  


For more information contact: Steve Haws – or visit:  

Ambient Processing Cluster Tool | Maxwell Centre (  

Henry Royce Institute / Royce@Cambridge | Maxwell Centre 







Thursday, 26 October, 2023 - 10:00 to 17:00
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Dr Andrew Dobrzanski
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Maxwell Centre