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Welcome to the Bocarsly Lab

The lab group of Dr. Andrew Bocarsly in Princeton University's Department of Chemistry. Our research is in the field of inorganic materials chemistry and electrochemistry.

We're always looking for highly motivated undergraduate students and graduate students. If interested, please contact Dr. Bocarsly, stop by the lab on the third floor of Frick Chemistry Laboratory, or come to one of our open group meetings.


Research

CIGS

The Bocarsly Group works with the Cava Group on a class of p-type semiconductors with ...
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Water-Splitting Assays

The pioneering work of Honda and Fujishima in 1972, which showed that anodic current flows ...
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Delafossites

The Bocarsly Group has recently focused on semiconductors having a delafossite structure (ABO2) as photocatalysts, ...
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Bimetallic Alloys

Metal electrodes have undergone extensive study for their ability to facilitate electrochemical CO2 reduction. In ...
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P-Block Metals

Post-transition (p-block) metals such as indium, tin, lead, and bismuth have historically been known to ...
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Semiconductors

Semiconductors are materials that can absorb light and separate electrons and holes to perform electrochemical ...
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Fuel Cells

Fuel cells are the next generation of alternative energy. While standard household or car batteries ...
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Cyanogels

Cyanogels are an inorganic sol-gel system that results from the polymerization reaction that occurs when ...
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Organometallics

Organometallic complexes have long been potent homogeneous CO2 reduction catalysts. One such complex that has ...
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Carbon Dioxide Reduction

Carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere are relentlessly increasing due to fossil fuel combustion which ...
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Lab News

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Congratulations to Master Kuo!

Congratulations to Hsin-ya Kuo for passing her General Exam in May! She’s now a double-Master! ...
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Congratulations, Dr. Ivy Fortmeyer!

Dr. Ivy Fortmeyer defended her thesis titled, “Characterization of the Fluid and Solid Components of Cyanogel Systems During the Gelation ...
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Congratulations to Master Paris and Master Ni!

Congratulations to Aubrey Paris and Danrui Ni for passing their General Exams in January! We have two new Masters in ...
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Congratulations Master Frick!

Congratulations Master Frick! Jessica Frick has successfully passed her generals! 😀 She worked hard to prepare and present her generals ...
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Congratulations, Dr. James Pander!

Congratulations, Dr. James Pander! Dr. James Pander successfully defended his thesis on the use of ATR-IR spectroscopy to probe CO2 ...
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Bocarsly Lab members attend the D.C. March for Science!

On April 22, 2017, several lab members made the trek down to Washington, D.C., to join 40,000 scientists and science ...
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Best of luck to our seniors graduating in 2017!

Congratulations to An Chu, Spyder-Ryder Sloman, and Uri Tayvah as they become Class of 2017 Princeton Graduates! We’ll miss having ...
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Congratulations, Dr. Maor Baruch!

Congratulations, Dr. Maor Baruch! Dr. Maor Baruch successfully defended his thesis titled, “Mechanistic Insights into the Reduction of Carbon Dioxide ...
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Summer students present research at poster session

The Bocarsly Lab doubled in size this summer with the addition of undergraduates and high school students completing summer programs! ...
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