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Aditya Mohite

Aditya Mohite

Phone (505) 665-2246


  • Materials
  • Materials by design
  • Polymer characterization techniques
  • Chemical vapor deposition
  • Physical vapor deposition
  • Polymer science
  • Microfabrication
  • Nanotechnology
  • Scanned probe microscopies
  • Interface engineering
  • Materials synthesis (single crystals)
  • Optics and fiber optics
  • Transport characterization of materials,
  • Nanoscale (in time and space) spectroscopies
  • Integrate inorganic and organic nanomaterials into functional nanosystems
  • Photovoltaics
  • Organic/inorganic crystalline and amorphous composites
  • Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT)


  • Directs an optoelectronics lab working on understanding and controlling photo-physical processes occurring at the interfaces created with layered 2D materials, organic and inorganic materials for thin film light to energy conversion technologies such as photovoltaics, photo-catalysis etc.
  • Applying correlated interface sensitive techniques such as photocurrent, time resolved PL, electro-absorption, impedance spectroscopy etc to investigate the charge and energy transfer and recombination processes.


Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, The University of Louisville, 2007

M.S., Solid State Physics, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, 2001

B.S., Physics, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, 1999


LANL Positions

Staff Scientist, Materials Synthesis and Integrated Devices (MPA-11), September 2013- Present

Staff Scientist, Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (MPA-CINT), October 2011- August 2013

Postdoc, Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, December 2009 - October 2011



Selected Publications

Wanyi Nie*, Gautam Gupta, Brian K. Crone, Feilong Liu, Darryl L. Smith, P. Paul Ruden, Cheng-Yu Kuo, Hsinhan Tsai, Hsing-Lin Wang, Hao Li, Sergei Tretiak and Aditya D. Mohite* "Interface Design Principles for High-Performance Organic Semiconductor Devices" *corresponding authors Advanced Science (2015). DOI: 10.1002/advs.201500024

Wanyi Nie, Hsinhan Tsai, Reza Asadpour, Jean-Christophe Blancon, Amanda J. Neukirch, Gautam Gupta, Jared J. Crochet, Manish Chhowalla, Sergei Tretiak, Muhammad A. Alam, Hsing-Lin Wang* and Aditya D. Mohite* "High Efficiency Millimeter-Scale Crystalline Perovskite Solar Cells" , Sequal contributions *corresponding authors Science 347, 522 (2015). DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa0472 - featured in Los Alamos National Laboratory official YouTube video entitled "Los Alamos Discovers Super Efficient Solar Using Perovskite Crystals" & News release entitled "Los Alamos develops new technique for growing high-efficiency perovskite solar cells"

Hisato Yamaguchi, Jean-Christophe Blancon, Rajesh Kappera, Sidong Lei, Sina Najmaei, Benjamin D. Mangum, Gautam Gupta, Pulickel M. Ajayan, Jun Lou, Manish Chhowalla, Jared J. Crochet, and Aditya D. Mohite* "Spatially Resolved Photoexcited Charge-Carrier Dynamics in Phase-Engineered Monolayer MoS2" equal contributions *corresponding author ACS Nano 9, 840 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/nn506469v

Sibel Ebru Yalcin*, Charudatta Galande, Rajesh Kappera, Hisato Yamaguchi, Ulises Martinez, Kirill A. Velizhanin, Stephen K. Doorn, Andrew M. Dattelbaum, Manish Chhowalla, Pulickel M. Ajayan, Gautam Gupta, and Aditya D. Mohite* "Direct Imaging of Charge Transport in Progressively Reduced Graphene Oxide Using Electrostatic Force Microscopy" *corresponding authors ACS Nano 9, 2981(2015). DOI: 10.1021/nn507150q

Siddharth Sampat, Aditya D. Mohite, Brian Crone, Sergei Tretiak, Anton V. Malko, Antoinette J. Taylor, and Dmitry A. Yarotski "Tunable Charge Transfer Dynamics at Tetracene/LiF/C60 Interfaces" J. Phys. Chem. C 119, 1286 (2015). DOI: 10.1021/jp5095905

Rajesh Kappera, Damien Voiry, Sibel Ebru Yalcin, Brittany Branch, Gautam Gupta, Aditya D. Mohite*, and Manish Chhowalla* "Phase-engineered low-resistance contacts for ultrathin ​MoS2 transistors" *corresponding authors Nature Materials 13, 1128 (2014). doi:10.1038/nmat4080 - featured in Editorial news of Nature Materials "Chalcogenides fill the gap" doi:10.1038/nmat4163

Rajesh Kappera, Damien Voiry, Sibel Ebru Yalcin, Wesley Jen, Muharrem Acerce, Sol Torrel, Brittany Branch, Sidong Lei, Weibing Chen, Sina Najmaei, Jun Lou, Pulickel M. Ajayan, Gautam Gupta, Aditya D. Mohite, Manish Chhowalla "Metallic 1T phase source/drain electrodes for field effect transistors from chemical vapor deposited MoS2" APL Mater. 2, 092516 (2014).

S. Lei, A. Sobhani, F. Wen, A. George, Q. Wang, Y. Huang, P. Dong, B. Li, S. Najmaei, J. Bellah, G. Gupta, A.D. Mohite, L. Ge, J. Lou, N.J. Halas, R. Vajtai, P.M. Ajayan "Ternary CuIn7Se11: Towards Ultra-Thin Layered Photodetectors and Photovoltaic Devices" Advanced Materials, 26, 7666, (2014). DOI: 10.1002/adma.201403342

H.Yamaguchi*, Jimmy Granstrom, Wanyi Nie, Hossein Sojoudi, Takeshi Fujita, Damien Voiry, Mingwei Chen, Gautam Gupta, Aditya D. Mohite, Samuel Graham, and Manish Chhowalla* "Reduced Graphene Oxide Thin Films as Ultrabarriers for Organic Electronics" *corresponding authors Adv. Energy Mater. 4, 1300986 (2014). DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201300986

Charudatta Galande, Wei Gao, Akshay Mathkar, Andrew M. Dattelbaum, Tharangattu N. Narayanan, Aditya D. Mohite* and Pulikel M. Ajayan* "Science and Engineering of Graphene Oxide" *corresponding authors Part. Part. Syst. Charact. (Review) 31, 619 (2014). DOI: 10.1002/ppsc.201300232

S.Lei , L.Ge , S.Najmaei , A.George , R.Kappera , J.Lou , M.Chhowalla , H.Yamaguchi , G.Gupta , R.Vajtai , A.D. Mohite*, and P.M. Ajayan* "Evolution of the Electronic Band Structure and Efficient Photo-Detection in Atomic Layers of InSe" *corresponding authors ACS Nano  8, 1263 (2014). DOI: 10.1021/nn405036u

S.A. Crooker, F. Liu, M.R. Kelley, N.J.D. Martinez, W. Nie, A. Mohite, I.H. Nayyar, S.Tretiak, D.L. Smith, P.P. Ruden "Spectrally resolved hyperfine interactions between polaron and nuclear spins in organic light emitting diodes: Magneto-electroluminescence studies" Applied Physics Letters 105, 153304 (2014). doi.org/10.1063/1.4898700

Feilong Liu, Megan R Kelley, Scott A Crooker, Wanyi Nie, Aditya D Mohite, P Paul Ruden, Darryl L Smith "Magnetoelectroluminescence of organic heterostructures: Analytical theory and spectrally resolved measurements" Physical Review B, 23, 235314 (2014).

Yongqian Gao, Oleksiy Roslyak, Enkeleda Dervishi, Niladri S. Karan, Yagnaseni Ghosh, Chris J. Sheehan, Feng Wang, Gautam Gupta, Aditya Mohite, Andrew M. Dattelbaum, Stephen K. Doorn, Jennifer A. Hollingsworth, Andrei Piryatinski and Han Htoon "Hybrid Graphene–Giant Nanocrystal Quantum Dot Assemblies with Highly Efficient Biexciton Emission" Adv. Opt. Mater. (2014). DOI: 10.1002/adom.201400362

Nathan Sharp, Alan Kuntz, Cole Brubaker, Stephanie Amos, Wei Gao, Gautam Gupta, Aditya Mohite, Chuck Farrar and David Mascareñas "Crack detection sensor layout and bus configuration analysis" Smart Mater. Struct. 23, 055021 (2014).

Hung-Ju Yen, Hsinhan Tsai, Cheng-Yu Kuo, Wanyi Nie, Aditya D. Mohite, Gautam Gupta, Jian Wang, Jia-Hao Wu, Guey-Sheng Lioud, and Hsing-Lin Wang "Flexible memory devices with tunable electrical bistability via controlled energetics in donor-donor and donor-acceptor conjugated polymers" J. Mater. Chem. C 2, 4374 (2014).

Cheng-Yu Kuo, Wanyi Nie, Hsinhan Tsai, Hung-Ju Yen, Aditya D. Mohite, Gautam Gupta, Andrew M. Dattelbaum, Darrick J. William, Kitty C. Cha, Yang Yang, Leeyih Wang, and Hsing-Lin Wang "Structural Design of Benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b’]dithiophene-Based 2D Conjugated Polymers with Bithienyl and Terthienyl Substituents toward Photovoltaic Applications" Macromolecules 47, 1008 (2014).

M.S.Arnold, J.L.Blackburn, J.J.Crochet, S.K.Doorn, J.G.Duque, A.Mohite, and H.Telg "Recent developments in the photophysics of single-walled carbon nanotubes for their use as active and passive material elements in thin film photovoltaics" Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. (Perspective) 15, 14896 (2013).

K.M. Dani, J. Lee, R. Sharma, A.D. Mohite, C.C. Galande, P.M. Ajayan, A.M. Dattelbaum, H. Htoon, A J. Taylor, and R.P. Prasanakumar "Relativistic Drude response of photoexcited dirac quasiparticles in Graphene" Phys. Rev. B 86, 125403 (2012).

A.D. Mohite, D.E. Perea, S. Singh, S.A. Dayeh, I.H. Campbell, S.T. Picraux, and H. Htoon "Highly efficient charge collection and separation across in-situ doped axial VLS grown Si nanowire p-n junctions" Nano Lett. 12, 1965 (2012).

B.N Pal, I. Robel, A.D. Mohite S. Crooker, A.M. Dattelbaum, and V.I. Klimov "High detectivity and fast response from PbS nanocrystal photodiode" Adv. Funct. Mater. 22, 1741 (2012).

Tanesh Bansal, Aditya D. Mohite, Hemant M. Shah, Charudatta Galande, Anchal Srivastava, Jacek B. Jasinski, Pulickel M. Ajayan, Bruce W. Alphenaar "New insights into the density of states of graphene oxide using capacitive photocurrent spectroscopy" Carbon 50, 808 (2012).

J.G. Duque, C.E. Hamilton, G. Gupta, S.A. Crooker, J. Crochet, A. Mohite, H. Htoon, K.A. DeFriend Obrey, A.M. Dattelbaum, and S.K. Doorn "Fluorescent Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Aerogels in Surfactant-Free Environments" ACS Nano 5, 8 (2011).

S. Gilbertson, G. Dakovski, T. Durakiewicz, J-X. Zhu, K. Dani, A. Mohite, A. Dattelbaum, G. Rodriguez "Tracing Ultrafast Separation and Coalescence of Carrier Distributions in Graphene with Time-Resolved Photoemission" J. Phys. Chem. 3, 64 (2011).

C.C. Galande, A.D. Mohite*, Anton V. Naumov, B.R. Weisman, and P.M. Ajayan "Quasi molecular fluorescence from Graphene Oxide" *Corresponding author, Sci. Rep. 1, 85 (2011).

A.D. Mohite, B.W, Alphenaar, T.S. Santos, and Jagadeesh Moodera "Observation of triplet exciton in EuS coated Single wall nanotube" Nat. Nanotech. 4, 425 (2009).

A.D. Mohite, P. Gopinath, H. Shah, and B.W. Alphenaar "Exciton dissociation and Stark effect in the photocurrent of individual single-wall nanotubes" Nano Lett. 8, 142 (2008).

A.D. Mohite, G.U. Sumanasekera, and B.W. Alphenaar "Field Enhanced Photocurrent Spectroscopy of Excitonic States in Single-wall Carbon Nanotubes" Nano Lett. 6, 1369 (2006).