Doug Fabini

Freedman Research Group
MIT Department of Chemistry

Research interests:

Publications:

  1. A. Leonhardt, M. Hirschmann, N. Heinsdorf, X. Wu, D. Fabini, A. Schnyder, Symmetry-enforced topological band crossings in orthorhombic crystals: Classification and materials discovery, Phys. Rev. Mater. 2021, 5, 124202. [ doi ] [ pdf ]
  2. L. Gao(*), L. Yadgarov(*), R. Sharma, R. Korobko, K. McCall, D. Fabini, C. Stoumpos, M. Kanatzidis, A. Rappe, O. Yaffe, Metal cation s lone-pairs increase octahedral tilting instabilities in halide perovskites, Mater. Adv. 2021, 2, 4610 – 4616. [ doi ] [ pdf ] (*) equal contribution
  3. M. Hirschmann, A. Leonhardt, B. Kilic, D. Fabini, A. Schnyder, Symmetry-enforced band crossings in tetragonal materials: Dirac and Weyl degeneracies on points, lines, and planes, Phys. Rev. Mater. 2021, 5, 054202. [ doi ] [ pdf ]
  4. L. Diehl(*), D. Fabini(*), N. Vargas-Barbosa, A. Jiménez-Solano, T. Block, V. Duppel, I. Moudrakovski, K. Küster, R. Pöttgen, B. Lotsch, Interplay between valence band tuning and redox stability in SnTiO3: Implications for directed design of photocatalysts, Chem. Mater. 2021, 33, 2824 – 2836. [ doi ] [ pdf ] (*) equal contribution
  5. J. Blahusch, D. Fabini, A. Jiménez-Solano, B. Lotsch, Beyond templating: Electronic structure impacts of aromatic cations in organic–inorganic antimony chlorides, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2021, 647, 857 – 866. [ doi ] [ pdf ]
  6. D. Fabini, R. Seshadri, M. Kanatzidis, The underappreciated lone pair in halide perovskites underpins their unusual properties, MRS Bull. 2020, 45, 467 – 477. [ doi ] [ pdf ] ( invited )
  7. D. Fabini, M. Koerner, R. Seshadri, Candidate inorganic photovoltaic materials from electronic structure-based optical absorption and charge transport proxies, Chem. Mater. 2019, 31, 1561 – 1574. [ doi ] [ data ]
  8. H. Evans, J. Andrews, D. Fabini, M. Preefer, G. Wu, A. Cheetham, F. Wudl, R. Seshadri, The capricious nature of iodine catenation in I2 excess, perovskite-derived hybrid Pt(IV) compounds, Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 588 – 591. [ doi ] [ cover ]
  9. H. Evans, D. Fabini, J. Andrews, M. Koerner, M. Preefer, G. Wu, F. Wudl, A. Cheetham, R. Seshadri, Hydrogen bonding controls the structural evolution in perovskite-related hybrid platinum(IV) iodides, Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 10375 – 10382. [ doi ]
  10. G. Alexander, D. Fabini, R. Seshadri, M. Kanatzidis, AuPb2I7: A narrow bandgap Au3+ iodide semiconductor, Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 804 – 810. [ doi ]
  11. E. Schueller, G. Laurita, D. Fabini, C. Stoumpos, M. Kanatzidis, R. Seshadri, Crystal structure evolution and notable thermal expansion in hybrid perovskites formamidinium tin iodide and formamidinium lead bromide, Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 695 – 701. [ doi ]
  12. D. Fabini, T. Siaw, C. Stoumpos, G. Laurita, D. Olds, K. Page, J. Hu, M. Kanatzidis, S. Han, R. Seshadri, Universal dynamics of molecular reorientation in hybrid lead iodide perovskites, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 16875 – 16884. [ doi ] [ cover ]
  13. G. Laurita, D. Fabini, C. Stoumpos, M. Kanatzidis, R. Seshadri, Chemical tuning of dynamic cation off-centering in the cubic phases of hybrid tin and lead halide perovskites, Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 5628 – 5635. [ doi ] [ pdf ]
  14. E. Liu, C. Gang, M. Zeller, D. Fabini, C. Oertel, Ligand-induced variations in symmetry and structural dimensionality of lead oxide carboxylates, Cryst. Growth Des. 2017, 17, 1574 – 1582. [ doi ]
  15. D. Fabini, J. Labram, A. Lehner, J. Bechtel, H. Evans, A. Van der Ven, F. Wudl, M. Chabinyc, R. Seshadri, Main-group halide semiconductors derived from perovskite: Distinguishing chemical, structural, and electronic aspects, Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56, 11 – 25. [ doi ] ( invited )
  16. D. Fabini, C. Stoumpos, G. Laurita, A. Kaltzoglou, A. Kontos, P. Falaras, M. Kanatzidis, R. Seshadri, Reentrant structural and optical properties and large positive thermal expansion in perovskite formamidinium lead iodide, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 15392 – 15396. [ doi ]
  17. D. Fabini(*), G. Laurita(*), J. Bechtel, C. Stoumpos, H. Evans, A. Kontos, Y. Raptis, P. Falaras, A. Van der Ven, M. Kanatzidis, R. Seshadri, Dynamic stereochemical activity of the Sn2+ lone pair in perovskite CsSnBr3, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 11820 – 11832. [ doi ] (*) equal contribution
  18. H. Evans, A. Lehner, J. Labram, D. Fabini, O. Barreda, S. Smock, G. Wu, M. Chabinyc, R. Seshadri, F. Wudl, (TTF)Pb2I5: A radical cation-stabilized hybrid lead iodide with synergistic optoelectronic signatures, Chem. Mater. 2016, 28, 3607 – 3611. [ doi ]
  19. D. Fabini, T. Hogan, H. Evans, C. Stoumpos, M. Kanatzidis, R. Seshadri, Dielectric and thermodynamic signatures of low temperature glassy dynamics in the hybrid perovskites CH3NH3PbI3 and HC(NH2)2PbI3, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2016, 7, 376 – 381. [ doi ]
  20. A. Lehner, D. Fabini, H. Evans, C.-A. Hébert, S. Smock, J. Hu, H. Wang, J. Zwanziger, M. Chabinyc, R. Seshadri, Crystal and electronic structures of complex bismuth iodides A3Bi2I9 (A = K, Rb, Cs) related to perovskite: Aiding the rational design of photovoltaics, Chem. Mater. 2015, 27, 7137 – 7148. [ doi ]
  21. A. Lehner, H. Wang, D. Fabini, C. Liman, C.-A. Hébert, E. Perry, M. Wang, G. Bazan, M. Chabinyc, R. Seshadri, Electronic structure and photovoltaic application of BiI3, Appl. Phys. Lett. 2015, 107, 131109. [ doi ]
  22. D. Fabini, Quantifying the potential for lead pollution from halide perovskite photovoltaics, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2015, 6, 3546 – 3548. [ doi ] [ pdf ] ( invited )
  23. J. Labram, D. Fabini, E. Perry, A. Lehner, H. Wang, A. Glaudell, G. Wu, H. Evans, D. Buck, R. Cotta, L. Echegoyen, F. Wudl, R. Seshadri, M. Chabinyc, Temperature-dependent polarization in field-effect transport and photovoltaic measurements of methylammonium lead iodide, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2015, 6, 3565 – 3571. [ doi ]
  24. D. Fabini, D. Baridó, A. Omu, J. Taneja, Mapping induced residential demand for electricity in Kenya, In Proceedings of the 5th ACM Symposium on Computing for Development (DEV-5), San Jose, CA, USA, December 5 – 6, 2014, 43 – 52. [ doi ] [ pdf ]
  25. T. Clasen, D. Fabini, S. Boisson, J. Taneja, J. Song, E. Aichinger, A. Bui, S. Dadashi, W. Schmidt, Z. Burt, K. Nelson, Making sanitation count: Developing and testing a device for assessing latrine use in low-income settings, Environ. Sci. Technol. 2012, 46, 3295 – 3303. [ doi ] [ pdf ]

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