2018

8.0% Efficient All-Polymer Solar Cells with High Photovoltage of 1.1 V and Internal Quantum Efficiency near Unity
Xu, X., Li, Z., Zhang, W., Meng, X., Zou, X., Di Carlo Rasi, D., Ma, W., Yartsev, A., Andersson, M.R., Janssen, R.A.J., Wang, E., Advanced Energy Materials, 2018, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201700908.


A triphenylamine substituted quinacridone derivative for solution processed organic light emitting diodes
Cunha, M.P.D., Do, T.T., Yambem, S.D., Pham, H.D., Chang, S., Manzhos, S., Katoh, R., Sonar, P., Materials Chemistry and Physics, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.matchemphys.2017.11.043.


A versatile solution-processed MoO3/Au nanoparticles/MoO3 hole contact for high performing PEDOT:PSS-free organic solar cells
Zhang, W., Lan, W., Lee, M.H., Singh, J., Zhu, F., Organic Electronics: physics, materials, applications, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2017.10.005.


Additive-Morphology Interplay and Loss Channels in “All-Small-Molecule” Bulk-heterojunction (BHJ) Solar Cells with the Nonfullerene Acceptor IDTTBM
Liang, R.-Z., Babics, M., Seitkhan, A., Wang, K., Geraghty, P.B., Lopatin, S., Cruciani, F., Firdaus, Y., Caporuscio, M., Jones, D.J., Beaujuge, P.M., Advanced Functional Materials, 2018, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201705464.


Advances toward the effective use of block copolymers as organic photovoltaic active layers
Mitchell, V.D., Jones, D.J., Polymer Chemistry, 2018, DOI: 10.1039/c7py01878a.


All-optical augmentation of solar cells using a combination of up- and downconversion
Tayebjee, M.J.Y., Rao, A., Schmidt, T.W., Journal of Photonics for Energy, 2018, DOI: 10.1117/1.JPE.8.022007.


An add-on organic green-to-blue photon-upconversion layer for organic light emitting diodes
Graf Von Reventlow, L., Bremer, M., Ebenhoch, B., Gerken, M., Schmidt, T.W., Colsmann, A., Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2018, DOI: 10.1039/c7tc05649d.


An Alkylated Indacenodithieno[3,2-b]thiophene-Based Nonfullerene Acceptor with High Crystallinity Exhibiting Single Junction Solar Cell Efficiencies Greater than 13% with Low Voltage Losses
Fei, Z., Eisner, F.D., Jiao, X., Azzouzi, M., Röhr, J.A., Han, Y., Shahid, M., Chesman, A.S.R., Easton, C.D., McNeill, C.R., Anthopoulos, T.D., Nelson, J., Heeney, M., Advanced Materials, 2018, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201705209.


Application of an Open-Circuit Voltage Decay Model to Compare the Performances of Donor Polymers in Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells
Torto, L., Cester, A., Wrachien, N., Rizzo, A., Gedefaw, D., Andersson, M.R., Seri, M., Muccini, M., IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 2018, DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2018.2792461.


Augmentation of optoelectronic properties via P3HT doping for low temperature processed perovskite solar cell
Mahmud, M.A., Elumalai, N.K., Upama, M.B., Wang, D., Wright, M., Chan, K.H., Xu, C., Uddin, A., 2017 IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2017, 2018, DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2017.8366356.


Balanced Partnership between Donor and Acceptor Components in Nonfullerene Organic Solar Cells with >12% Efficiency
Lin, Y., Zhao, F., Prasad, S.K.K., Chen, J.-D., Cai, W., Zhang, Q., Chen, K., Wu, Y., Ma, W., Gao, F., Tang, J.-X., Wang, C., You, W., Hodgkiss, J.M., Zhan, X., Advanced Materials, 2018, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201706363.


Blade Coating Aligned, High-Performance, Semiconducting-Polymer Transistors
Wu, D., Kaplan, M., Ro, H.W., Engmann, S., Fischer, D.A., DeLongchamp, D.M., Richter, L.J., Gann, E., Thomsen, L., McNeill, C.R., Zhang, X., Chemistry of Materials, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b04835.


Conducting electrospun fibres with polyanionic grafts as highly selective, label-free, electrochemical biosensor with a low detection limit for non-Hodgkin lymphoma gene
Kerr-Phillips, T.E., Aydemir, N., Chan, E.W.C., Barker, D., Malmström, J., Plesse, C., Travas-Sejdic, J., Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2017.09.042.


Conducting polymers for neuronal microelectrode array recording and stimulation
Ponnappa, S.P., Arumugam, S., Spratt, H.J., Manzhos, S., O’Mullane, A.P., Ayoko, G.A., Sonar, P., Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2017.11.023.


Conjugated Polyelectrolyte Blend with Polyethyleneimine Ethoxylated for Thickness-Insensitive Electron Injection Layers in Organic Light-Emitting Devices
Ohisa, S., Kato, T., Takahashi, T., Suzuki, M., Hayashi, Y., Koganezawa, T., McNeill, C.R., Chiba, T., Pu, Y.-J., Kido, J., ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b00752.


Control of Geminate Recombination by the Material Composition and Processing Conditions in Novel Polymer: Nonfullerene Acceptor Photovoltaic Devices
Zhang, J., Gu, Q., Do, T.T., Rundel, K., Sonar, P., Friend, R.H., McNeill, C.R., Bakulin, A.A., Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.7b11891.


Design of New Isoindigo-Based Copolymer for Ambipolar Organic Field-Effect Transistors
Shin, E.-S., Ha, Y.H., Gann, E., Lee, Y.-J., Kwon, S.-K., McNeill, C.R., Noh, Y.-Y., Kim, Y.-H., ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b03131.


Diffractive X-ray Waveguiding Reveals Orthogonal Crystalline Stratification in Conjugated Polymer Thin Films
Gann, E., Caironi, M., Noh, Y.-Y., Kim, Y.-H., McNeill, C.R., Macromolecules, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b00168.


Diketopyrrolopyrrole based organic semiconductors with different numbers of thiophene units: Symmetry tuning effect on electronic devices
Liu, Q., Surendran, A., Feron, K., Manzhos, S., Jiao, X., McNeill, C.R., Bottle, S.E., Bell, J., Leong, W.L., Sonar, P., New Journal of Chemistry, 2018, DOI: 10.1039/c7nj03505e.


Direct Writing and Characterization of Three-Dimensional Conducting Polymer PEDOT Arrays
Zhang, P., Aydemir, N., Alkaisi, M., Williams, D.E., Travas-Sejdic, J., ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b02289.


Effect of annealing dependent blend morphology and dielectric properties on the performance and stability of non-fullerene organic solar cells
Upama, M.B., Elumalai, N.K., Mahmud, M.A., Wright, M., Wang, D., Xu, C., Uddin, A., Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2017.11.027.


Effect of PCBM film thickness on the performance of inverted perovskite solar cells
Wang, D., Elumalai, N.K., Mahmud, M.A., Upama, M.B., Wright, M., Chan, K.H., Xu, C., Uddin, A., 2017 IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2017, 2018, DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2017.8366363.


Effect of regioregularity on recombination dynamics in inverted bulk heterojunction organic solar cells
Chandrasekaran, N., Liu, A.C.Y., Kumar, A., McNeill, C.R., Kabra, D., Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 2018, DOI: 10.1088/1361-6463/aa98fc.


Electrospun Polythiophene Phenylenes for Tissue Engineering
Chan, E.W.C., Bennet, D., Baek, P., Barker, D., Kim, S., Travas-Sejdic, J., Biomacromolecules, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.8b00341.


Elucidation of Excitation Energy Dependent Correlated Triplet Pair Formation Pathways in an Endothermic Singlet Fission System
Thampi, A., Stern, H.L., Cheminal, A., Tayebjee, M.J.Y., Petty, A.J., Anthony, J.E., Rao, A., Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b06274.


Endothermic singlet fission is hindered by excimer formation
Dover, C.B., Gallaher, J.K., Frazer, L., Tapping, P.C., Petty, A.J., Crossley, M.J., Anthony, J.E., Kee, T.W., Schmidt, T.W., Nature Chemistry, 2018, DOI: 10.1038/nchem.2926.


Experimental and modeling study of low-voltage field-effect transistors fabricated with molecularly aligned copolymer floating films
A. Nawaz, A. C. B. Tavares, T. T. Do, B. B. Patil, P. Sonar*, I. A. Hummelgen, Flexible and Printed Electronics, 2018, DOI: 10.1088/2058-8585/aaa97b.


Generalised Marcus theory for multi-molecular delocalised charge transfer
Taylor, N.B., Kassal, I., Chemical Science, 2018, DOI: 10.1039/c8sc00053k.


High performance all-polymer photodetector comprising a donor-Acceptor-Acceptor structured indacenodithiophene-bithieno[3,4-c] pyrroletetrone copolymer
Murto, P., Genene, Z., Benavides, C.M., Xu, X., Sharma, A., Pan, X., Schmidt, O., Brabec, C.J., Andersson, M.R., Tedde, S.F., Mammo, W., Wang, E., ACS Macro Letters, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.8b00009.


High Performance p- and n-Type Light-Emitting Field-Effect Transistors Employing Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence
Sobus, J., Bencheikh, F., Mamada, M., Wawrzinek, R., Ribierre, J.-C., Adachi, C., Lo, S.-C., Namdas, E.B., Advanced Functional Materials, 2018, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201800340.


Highly crystalline bilayer electron transport layer for efficient conjugated polymer solar cells
Xu, C., Wright, M., Elumalai, N.K., Mahmud, M.A., Wang, D., Upama, M.B., Haque, F., Uddin, A., Current Applied Physics, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.cap.2018.02.012.


Highly Efficient and Balanced Charge Transport in Thieno[3,4- c] pyrrole-4,6-dione Copolymers: Dramatic Influence of Thieno[3,2- b] thiophene Comonomer on Alignment and Charge Transport
Weller, T., Rundel, K., Krauss, G., McNeill, C.R., Thelakkat, M., Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b11984.


High-performance all-polymer solar cells based on fluorinated naphthalene diimide acceptor polymers with fine-tuned crystallinity and enhanced dielectric constants
Xu, X., Li, Z., Wang, J., Lin, B., Ma, W., Xia, Y., Andersson, M.R., Janssen, R.A.J., Wang, E., Nano Energy, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.01.012.


High-Performance Organic Photodetectors from a High-Bandgap Indacenodithiophene-Based π-Conjugated Donor-Acceptor Polymer
Benavides, C.M., Murto, P., Chochos, C.L., Gregoriou, V.G., Avgeropoulos, A., Xu, X., Bini, K., Sharma, A., Andersson, M.R., Schmidt, O., Brabec, C.J., Wang, E., Tedde, S.F., ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b03824.


Impact of Acceptor Fluorination on the Performance of All-Polymer Solar Cells
Deshmukh, K.D., Matsidik, R., Prasad, S.K.K., Chandrasekaran, N., Welford, A., Connal, L.A., Liu, A.C.Y., Gann, E., Thomsen, L., Kabra, D., Hodgkiss, J.M., Sommer, M., McNeill, C.R., ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b14582.


Improving photoconductance of fluorinated donors with fluorinated acceptors
Garner, L.E., Larson, B., Oosterhout, S., Owczarczyk, Z., Olson, D.C., Kopidakis, N., Boltalina, O.V., Strauss, S.H., Braunecker, W.A., 2017 IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2017, 2018, DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2017.8366197.


Incorporation of 2,6-Connected Azulene Units into the Backbone of Conjugated Polymers: Towards High-Performance Organic Optoelectronic Materials
Xin, H., Ge, C., Jiao, X., Yang, X., Rundel, K., McNeill, C.R., Gao, X., Angewandte Chemie – International Edition, 2018, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201711802.


Increases in the Charge Separation Barrier in Organic Solar Cells Due to Delocalization
Gluchowski, A., Gray, K.L.G., Hood, S.N., Kassal, I., Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b00292.


Influence of Dopant Concentration and Steric Bulk on Interlayer Diffusion in OLEDs
McEwan, J.A., Clulow, A.J., Nelson, A., Wang, R., Burn, P.L., Gentle, I.R., Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2018, DOI: 10.1002/admi.201700872.


Investigating charge generation in polymer:non-fullerene acceptor bulk heterojunction films
Stoltzfus, D.M., Larson, B.W., Zarrabi, N., Shaw, P.E., Clulow, A.J., Jin, H., Burn, P.L., Gentle, I.R., Kopidakis, N., Organic Electronics: physics, materials, applications, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2018.01.017.


Manipulating active layer morphology of molecular donor/polymer acceptor based organic solar cells through ternary blends
Zhang, Z., Ding, Z., Jones, D.J., Wong, W.W.H., Kan, B., Bi, Z., Wan, X., Ma, W., Chen, Y., Long, X., Dou, C., Liu, J., Wang, L., Science China Chemistry, 2018, DOI: 10.1007/s11426-018-9249-7.


Mixed Domains Enhance Charge Generation and Extraction in Bulk-Heterojunction Solar Cells with Small-Molecule Donors
Alqahtani, O., Babics, M., Gorenflot, J., Savikhin, V., Ferron, T., Balawi, A.H., Paulke, A., Kan, Z., Pope, M., Clulow, A.J., Wolf, J., Burn, P.L., Gentle, I.R., Neher, D., Toney, M.F., Laquai, F., Beaujuge, P.M., Collins, B.A., Advanced Energy Materials, 2018, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201702941.


Molecular Engineering Using an Anthanthrone Dye for Low‐Cost Hole Transport Materials: A Strategy for Dopant‐Free, High‐Efficiency, and Stable Perovskite Solar Cells
Hong Duc Pham, Thu Trang Do, Jinhyun Kim, Cecile Charbonneau, Sergei Manzhos, Krishna Feron, Wing Chung Tsoi, James R. Durrant, Sagar M. Jain, Prashant Sonar, Advanced Energy Materials, 2018, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201703007.


Molecular weight dependence of carrier mobility and recombination rate in neat P3HT films
Dixon, A.G., Visvanathan, R., Clark, N.A., Stingelin, N., Kopidakis, N., Shaheen, S.E., Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, 2018, DOI: 10.1002/polb.24531.


Morphology of OLED Film Stacks Containing Solution-Processed Phosphorescent Dendrimers
McEwan, J.A., Clulow, A.J., Nelson, A., Jansen-Van Vuuren, R.D., Burn, P.L., Gentle, I.R., ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b15542.


Nano-Alignment in Semiconducting Polymer Films: A Path to Achieve High Current Density and Brightness in Organic Light Emitting Transistors
Chaudhry, M.U., Muhieddine, K., Wawrzinek, R., Li, J., Lo, S.-C., Namdas, E.B., ACS Photonics, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.8b00011.


Naphthalimide end capped anthraquinone based solution-processable n-channel organic semiconductors: Effect of alkyl chain engineering on charge transport
Do, T.-T., Takeda, Y., Manzhos, S., Bell, J., Tokito, S., Sonar, P., Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2018, DOI: 10.1039/c7tc05172g.


Nature and Extent of Solution Aggregation Determines the Performance of P(NDI2OD-T2) Thin-Film Transistors
Nahid, M.M., Welford, A., Gann, E., Thomsen, L., Sharma, K.P., McNeill, C.R., Advanced Electronic Materials, 2018, DOI: 10.1002/aelm.201700559.


Omnidirectional and Broadband Light Absorption Enhancement in 2-D Photonic-Structured Organic Solar Cells
Lan, W., Wang, Y., Singh, J., Zhu, F., ACS Photonics, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.7b01573.


One step facile synthesis of a novel anthanthrone dye-based, dopant-free hole transporting material for efficient and stable perovskite solar cells
Pham, H.D., Hayasake, K., Kim, J., Do, T.T., Matsui, H., Manzhos, S., Feron, K., Tokito, S., Watson, T., Tsoi, W.C., Motta, N., Durrant, J.R., Jain, S.M., Sonar, P., Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2018, DOI: 10.1039/c7tc05238c.


Optimized Fibril Network Morphology by Precise Side-Chain Engineering to Achieve High-Performance Bulk-Heterojunction Organic Solar Cells
Liu, T., Huo, L., Chandrabose, S., Chen, K., Han, G., Qi, F., Meng, X., Xie, D., Ma, W., Yi, Y., Hodgkiss, J.M., Liu, F., Wang, J., Yang, C., Sun, Y., Advanced Materials, 2018, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201707353.


Optimizing the Crystallinity and Phase Separation of PTB7:PC71BM Films by Modified Graphene Oxide
Lv, C.-K., Zheng, F., Yang, X.-Y., Bi, P.-Q., Niu, M.-S., Wang, Y.-Z., Smith, T.A., Ghiggino, K.P., Hao, X.-T., Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b11726.


Photobleaching dynamics in small molecule: Vs. polymer organic photovoltaic blends with 1,7-bis-trifluoromethylfullerene
Garner, L.E., Nellissery Viswanathan, V., Arias, D.H., Brook, C.P., Christensen, S.T., Ferguson, A.J., Kopidakis, N., Larson, B.W., Owczarczyk, Z.R., Pfeilsticker, J.R., Ramamurthy, P.C., Strauss, S.H., Boltalina, O.V., Braunecker, W.A., Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2018, DOI: 10.1039/c7ta10995d.


Quantitative characterisation of conductive fibers by capacitive coupling
Ruland, A., Jalili, R., Mozer, A.J., Wallace, G.G., Analyst, 2018, DOI: 10.1039/c7an00442g.


Realizing 11.3% efficiency in PffBT4T-2OD fullerene organic solar cells via superior charge extraction at interfaces
Xu, C., Wright, M., Elumalai, N.K., Mahmud, M.A., Wang, D., Gonçales, V.R., Upama, M.B., Haque, F., Gooding, J.J., Uddin, A., Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing, 2018, DOI: 10.1007/s00339-018-1867-z.


Recombination Losses Above and Below the Transport Percolation Threshold in Bulk Heterojunction Organic Solar Cells
Yazmaciyan, A., Stolterfoht, M., Burn, P.L., Lin, Q., Meredith, P., Armin, A., Advanced Energy Materials, 2018, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201703339.


Regioregular Polymer Analogous Thionation of Naphthalene Diimide-Bithiophene Copolymers
Shin, Y.-H., Welford, A., Komber, H., Matsidik, R., Thurn-Albrecht, T., McNeill, C.R., Sommer, M., Macromolecules, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b02355.


Self-healing polythiophene phenylenes for stretchable electronics
Voorhaar, L., Chan, E.W.C., Baek, P., Wang, M., Nelson, A., Barker, D., Travas-Sejdic, J., European Polymer Journal, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2018.06.015.


Sensitive, selective, disposable electrochemical dopamine sensor based on PEDOT-modified laser scribed graphene
Xu, G., Jarjes, Z.A., Desprez, V., Kilmartin, P.A., Travas-Sejdic, J., Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2018.02.031.


Sensitization of PTB7:PC71BM organic solar cells using Si-PCPDTBT
Upama, M.B., Wright, M., Elumalai, N.K., Xu, C., Mahmud, M.A., Wang, D., Chan, K.H., Uddin, A., 2017 IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2017, 2018, DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2017.8366362.


Singlet Fission and Triplet Transfer to PbS Quantum Dots in TIPS-Tetracene Carboxylic Acid Ligands
Davis, N.J.L.K., Allardice, J.R., Xiao, J., Petty, A.J., Greenham, N.C., Anthony, J.E., Rao, A., Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b00099.


Study of processes of reverse intersystem crossing (RISC) and thermally activated delayed fluorescence (TADF) in organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs)
Shakeel, U., Singh, J., Organic Electronics: physics, materials, applications, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2018.04.035.


Thionation of naphthalene diimide molecules: Thin-film microstructure and transistor performance
Welford, A., Maniam, S., Gann, E., Thomsen, L., Langford, S.J., McNeill, C.R., Organic Electronics: physics, materials, applications, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2017.11.038.


TIPS-anthracene: A singlet fission or triplet fusion material?
Pun, J.K.H., Gallaher, J.K., Frazer, L., Prasad, S.K.K., Dover, C.B., Macqueen, R.W., Schmidt, T.W., Journal of Photonics for Energy, 2018, DOI: 10.1117/1.JPE.8.022006.


Tuning the Molecular Weight of the Electron Accepting Polymer in All-Polymer Solar Cells: Impact on Morphology and Charge Generation
Deshmukh, K.D., Matsidik, R., Prasad, S.K.K., Connal, L.A., Liu, A.C.Y., Gann, E., Thomsen, L., Hodgkiss, J.M., Sommer, M., McNeill, C.R., Advanced Functional Materials, 2018, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201707185.