Faculty Profiles

David Mitzi
Professor of Chemistry
363 Gross Hall, Box 90300, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5356



Ph.D., Stanford University 1990

B.S., Princeton University 1985

Dunlap-Shohl, WA, Daunis, TB, Wang, X, Wang, J, Zhang, B, Barrera, D, Yan, Y, Hsu, JP, and Mitzi, DB. "Room-temperature fabrication of a delafossite CuCrO 2 hole transport layer for perovskite solar cells." Journal of Materials Chemistry A 6.2 (2018): 469-477. Full Text

Du, K-Z, Wang, X, Han, Q, Yan, Y, and Mitzi, DB. "Heterovalent B-Site Co-Alloying Approach for Halide Perovskite Bandgap Engineering." ACS Energy Letters 2.10 (October 13, 2017): 2486-2490. Full Text

Zhu, T, Huhn, WP, Wessler, GC, Shin, D, Saparov, B, Mitzi, DB, and Blum, V. "I 2 –II–IV–VI 4 (I = Cu, Ag; II = Sr, Ba; IV = Ge, Sn; VI = S, Se): Chalcogenides for Thin-Film Photovoltaics." Chemistry of Materials 29.18 (September 26, 2017): 7868-7879. Full Text

Xiao, Z, Du, K-Z, Meng, W, Mitzi, DB, and Yan, Y. "Chemical Origin of the Stability Difference between Copper(I)- and Silver(I)-Based Halide Double Perovskites." Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English) 56.40 (September 2017): 12107-12111. Full Text

Li, T, Dunlap-Shohl, WA, Han, Q, and Mitzi, DB. "Melt Processing of Hybrid Organic–Inorganic Lead Iodide Layered Perovskites." Chemistry of Materials 29.15 (August 8, 2017): 6200-6204. Full Text

Du, K-Z, Tu, Q, Zhang, X, Han, Q, Liu, J, Zauscher, S, and Mitzi, DB. "Two-Dimensional Lead(II) Halide-Based Hybrid Perovskites Templated by Acene Alkylamines: Crystal Structures, Optical Properties, and Piezoelectricity." Inorganic Chemistry 56.15 (August 2017): 9291-9302. Full Text

Meng, W, Wang, X, Xiao, Z, Wang, J, Mitzi, DB, and Yan, Y. "Parity-Forbidden Transitions and Their Impact on the Optical Absorption Properties of Lead-Free Metal Halide Perovskites and Double Perovskites." The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 8.13 (July 2017): 2999-3007. Full Text

Xiao, Z, Du, K-Z, Meng, W, Wang, J, Mitzi, DB, and Yan, Y. "Correction to "Intrinsic Instability of Cs2In(I)M(III)X6 (M = Bi, Sb; X = Halogen) Double Perovskites: A Combined Density Functional Theory and Experimental Study"." Journal of the American Chemical Society 139.27 (July 2017): 9409-. Full Text

Du, K-Z, Meng, W, Wang, X, Yan, Y, and Mitzi, DB. "Bandgap Engineering of Lead-Free Double Perovskite Cs2 AgBiBr6 through Trivalent Metal Alloying." Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English) 56.28 (July 2017): 8158-8162. Full Text

Shin, D, Saparov, B, and Mitzi, DB. "Defect Engineering in Multinary Earth-Abundant Chalcogenide Photovoltaic Materials." Advanced Energy Materials 7.11 (June 2017): 1602366-1602366. Full Text


Mitzi, DB, Milliron, DJ, Copel, M, Murray, C, and Kosbar, L. "High mobility solution-deposited chalcogenide films for flexible applications." October 31, 2005. Full Text

Mitzi, DB, Xu, ZT, Dimitrakopoulos, CD, and Medeiros, DR. "Structures, properties and devices based on hybrid perovskites and related materials." March 2003.

Xu, ZT, Mitzi, D, and Dimitrakopoulos, CD. "Crystal and electronic structure correlation in organic-inorganic perovskites." March 2003.

Koutselas, I, Mitzi, D, Papavassiliou, G, Papaioannou, G, and Krautscheid, H. "Optical and related properties of natural one-dimensional semiconductors based on PbI and SnI units." February 1997. Full Text

Takigawa, M, and Mitzi, DB. "NMR studies of spin dynamics in cuprates." April 1994. Full Text

Renner, C, Fischer, Ø, Kent, A, Mitzi, D, and Kapitulnik, A. "Spatially resolved vacuum tunneling spectroscopy on Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 by STM at 4.8K." February 1994. Full Text

Pastoriza, H, Arribere, A, Goffman, M, de la Cruz, F, Mitzi, D, and Kapitulnik, A. "Evidence for the quasi-two dimensional behavior of the vortex structure in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 single crystals." February 1994. Full Text