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Prof Siân Dutton

Professor of Physics and Solid State Chemistry

Director, Winton Programme for the Physics of Sustainability​


Maxwell Centre, room 1.84

Tel. 01223 764159



Functional Energy Materials

Synthesis and characterisation of new non-molecular solids for rechargeable batteries and solid-state magnetic cooling.

Research Areas

  • Li-ion batteries
  • Mg-ion batteries
  • All solid-state batteries
  • Solid-state magnetic cooling
  • Hybrid perovskite solar cells in collaboration with R Friend, F Deschler and A Rao (OE)


Synthesis of inorganic materials

Structural Characterisation using X-ray diffraction, including in-situ measurements

Physical Property measurements – electrical, magnetic, electrochemical