20 years of Science and Innovation

Hugo Gaspar

Junior Researcher

Background: PhD in Materials Engineering – University of Minho, Portugal

Major research topics

  • Organic Photovoltaics
  • Polymers for Energy Applications
  • Nanotechnology

Selected Publications

“Thiophene- and Carbazole-Substituted N-Methyl-Fulleropyrrolidine Acceptors in PffBT4T-2OD Based Solar Cells”, Hugo Gaspar; Flávio Figueira; Karol Strutyński; Manuel Melle-Franco; Dzmitry Ivanou; João P C Tomé ; Carlos M Pereira ; Luiz Pereira ; Adélio Mendes ; Júlio C Viana ; Gabriel Bernardo; Materials, 2020, 13(6):1267. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma13061267

“Impact of 1,8-diiodooctane on the morphology of organic photovoltaic (OPV) devices – A Small Angle Neutron Scattering (SANS) study”, Gabriel Bernardo; Hugo Gaspar; Gabriel E.Pérez; Alec S.D. Shackleford; Andrew J.Parnell; Markus Bleuel; Adélio Mendes; Stephen M.King; Steven R.Parnell; Polymer Testing, 2020.


“PffBT4T-2OD Based Solar Cells with Aryl-Substituted N-Methyl-Fulleropyrrolidine Acceptors ”, Gaspar, H.; Figueira, F.; Strutynski, K.; Melle-Franco, M.; Ivanou, D.; Tomé, J.P.C.; Pereira, C.M.; Pereira, L.; Mendes, A.; Viana, J.C.; Bernardo, G.; Materials, 2019, 12, 4100. https://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/12/24/4100

“Recent Developments in the Optimization of the Bulk Heterojunction Morphology of Polymer: Fullerene Solar Cells”, Gaspar, Hugo; Figueira, Flavio; Pereira, Luiz; Mendes, Mendes, Adelio; Viana, Julio C.; Bernardo, Gabriel; Materials, 2018.


“A Journey along the Extruder with Polystyrene:C-60 Nanocomposites: Convergence of Feeding Formulations into a Similar Nanomorphology”, Gaspar, Hugo; Teixeira, Paulo; Santos, Raquel ; Fernandes, Liliana; Hilliou, Loic; Weir, Michael P.; Parnell, Andrew J.; Abrams, Kerry J.; Hill, Christopher J.; Bouwman, Wim G.; Parnell, Steven R.; King, Stephen M.; Clarke, Nigel; Covas, Jose A.; Bernardo, Gabriel; Macromolecules, 2017. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.macromol.6b02283

Selected Projects

HOPEH2 - Efficient, stable and scalable tandem PEC-PV device for solar hydrogen generation, funded by FCT (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030760) – Start: July 2018, Duration: 36 months, Role: Researcher





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