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Jason B. Baxter

Dr. Jason Baxter
Office: CAT 481
Phone: 215-895-2240
Fax: 215-895-5837
Website: Research Group Website
Curriculum Vitae: PDF
Faculty Video: "Introducing our CBE Faculty: Prof. Jason Baxter"


Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University, July 2005 - June 2007;
PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of California - Santa Barbara, 2005;
BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware, 2000

Selected Awards

College of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award (2015)
NSF CAREER Award (2009)
ACS PRF Alternative Energy Postdoctoral Fellowship (2005)
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (2001)

Research Interests

Solar cells
Semiconductor thin films and nanomaterials
Ultrafast spectroscopy

Selected Publications

G.W. Guglietta, B.T. Diroll, E.A. Gaulding, J.L. Fordham, S. Li, C.B. Murray and J.B. Baxter, "Lifetime, Mobility, and Diffusion of Photoexcited Carriers in Ligand-Exchanged Lead Selenide Nanocrystal Films Measured by Time-Resolved Terahertz Spectroscopy," ACS Nano, 9, 1820 (2015).

A.J. Abel, I. Garcia-Torregrosa, A.M. Patel, B. Opasanont and J.B. Baxter, "SILAR-Deposited Hematite Films for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting: Effects of Sn, Ti, Thickness, and Nanostructuring," J. Phys. Chem. C, 119, 4454 (2015).

B. Opasanont, A.G. Kuba, E.G. Louderback, K. Roy Choudhury and J.B. Baxter, "Relating Deposition Conditions to Zn(S,O,OH) Thin Film Properties for Photovoltaic Buffer Layers Using a Continuous Flow Microreactor," Chem. Mater., 26, 6674 (2014).

J.B. Baxter, C. Richter and C.A. Schmuttenmaer, "Ultrafast Carrier Dynamics in Nanostructures for Solar Fuels," Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem., 65, 423 (2014). [invited review]

H. Majidi, M.E. Edley, L. Spangler and J.B. Baxter, "Tailoring Absorber Thickness and the Absorber-Scaffold Interface in CdSe-Coated Zno Nanowire Extremely Thin Absorber Solar Cells," Electrochim. Acta, 145, 291 (2014).

G.W. Guglietta, K. Roy Choudhury, J.V. Caspar and J.B. Baxter, "Employing Time-Resolved Terahertz Spectroscopy to Analyze Carrier Dynamics in Thin-Film Cu2ZnSn(S,Se)4 Absorber Layers," Appl. Phys. Lett., 104, 253901 (2014).

J.B. Baxter and G.W. Guglietta, "Terahertz Spectroscopy," Analytical Chemistry, 83, 4342 (2011). [invited review]

K.M. McPeak, T.P. Le, N.G. Britton, Z.S. Nickolov, Y.A. Elabd and J.B. Baxter, "Chemical Bath Deposition of ZnO Nanowires at Near-Neutral pH Conditions without Hexamethylenetetramine (HMTA): Understanding the Role of HMTA in ZnO Nanowire Growth," Langmuir, 27, 3672 (2011).

J.B. Baxter and C.A. Schmuttenmaer, "Conductivity of Zno Nanowires, Nanoparticles, and Thin Films Using Time-Resolved Terahertz Spectroscopy," J. Phys. Chem. B, 110, 25229 (2006).

J.B. Baxter and E.S. Aydil, "Nanowire-Based Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells," Appl. Phys. Lett., 86, 053114 (2005).