Publications

9-Fluorenone and 9,10-anthraquinone potential fused aromatic building blocks to synthesize electron acceptors for organic solar cells
Do, T.T., Rundel, K., Gu, Q., Gann, E., Manzhos, S., Feron, K., Bell, J., McNeill, C.R., Sonar, P., New Journal of Chemistry, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/c6nj03938c.


A comparative study of electrochemical, optical properties and electropolymerization behavior of thiophene- and furan-substituted diketopyrrolopyrrole
Ponnappa, S.P., Arumugam, S., Spratt, H.J., Manzhos, S., O’Mullane, A.P., Ayoko, G.A., Sonar, P., Journal of Materials Research, 2017, DOI: 10.1557/jmr.2017.26.


A Green Route to Conjugated Polyelectrolyte Interlayers for High-Performance Solar Cells
Subbiah, J., Mitchell, V.D., Hui, N.K.C., Jones, D.J., Wong, W.W.H., Angewandte Chemie – International Edition, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201612021.


A new quinoxaline and isoindigo based polymer as donor material for solar cells: Role of ecofriendly processing solvents on the device efficiency and stability
Seri, M., Gedefaw, D., Prosa, M., Tessarolo, M., Bolognesi, M., Muccini, M., Andersson, M.R., Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/pola.28361.


A thiocarbonyl-containing small molecule for optoelectronics
Gendron, D., Maasoumi, F., Armin, A., Pattison, K., Burn, P.L., Meredith, P., Namdas, E.B., Powell, B.J., RSC Advances, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/c7ra00693d.


A Triarylamine-Based Anode Modifier for Efficient Organohalide Perovskite Solar Cells
Lin, Q., Jiang, W., Zhang, S., Nagiri, R.C.R., Jin, H., Burn, P.L., Meredith, P., ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b15147.


Acoustic-optical phonon up-conversion and hot-phonon bottleneck in lead-halide perovskites.
Yang, J., Wen, X., Xia, H., Sheng, R., Ma, Q., Kim, J., Tapping, P., Harada, T., Kee, T., Huang, F., Cheng, Y., Green, M., Ho-Baillie, A., Huang, S., Shrestha, S., Patterson, R. & Conibeer, G., Nature Communications, 2017, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms14120.


Aggregates of diketopyrrolopyrrole dimers in solution
Wawrzinek, R., Zhou, X., Ullah, M., Namdas, E.B., Lo, S.-C., Dyes and Pigments, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2016.08.064.


Amorphous hole-transporting layer in slot-die coated perovskite solar cells
Qin, T., Huang, W., Kim, J.-E., Vak, D., Forsyth, C., McNeill, C.R., Cheng, Y.-B., Nano Energy, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2016.11.022.


Assessing the sensing limits of fluorescent dendrimer thin films for the detection of explosive vapors
Shoaee, S., Chen, S.S.Y., Cavaye, H., Smith, A.R.G., Burn, P.L., Gentle, I.R., Meredith, P., Shaw, P.E., Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2016.08.046.


Charge Generation in Non-Fullerene Donor-Acceptor Blends for Organic Solar Cells
Zarrabi, N., Stoltzfus, D.M., Burn, P.L., Shaw, P.E., Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b05862.


Considerations for Upscaling of Organohalide Perovskite Solar Cells
Lin, Q., Nagiri, R.C.R., Burn, P.L., Meredith, P., Advanced Optical Materials, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/adom.201600819.


Controlled Ostwald ripening mediated grain growth for smooth perovskite morphology and enhanced device performance
Mahmud, M.A., Elumalai, N.K., Upama, M.B., Wang, D., Puthen-Veettil, B., Haque, F., Wright, M., Xu, C., Pivrikas, A., Uddin, A., Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2017.03.034.


Critical role of pendant group substitution on the performance of efficient all‐polymer solar cells
K. D. Deshmukh, S. K. K. Prasad, N. Chandrasekaran, A. C. Y. Liu, E. Gann, L. Thomsen, D. Kabra, J. M. Hodgkiss, and C R. McNeill, Chem. Mater., 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b04791.


Dependence of Exciton Diffusion Length and Diffusion Coefficient on Photophysical Parameters in Bulk Heterojunction Organic Solar Cells
Yeboah, D., Singh, J., Journal of Electronic Materials, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s11664-017-5679-2.


Dependence of Organic Interlayer Diffusion on Glass-Transition Temperature in OLEDs
McEwan, J.A., Clulow, A.J., Nelson, A., Yepuri, N.R., Burn, P.L., Gentle, I.R., ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b01450.


Deposition Methods of Graphene as Electrode Material for Organic Solar Cells
Garg, R., Elmas, S., Nann, T., Andersson, M.R., Advanced Energy Materials, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201601393.


Diffusion at Interfaces in OLEDs Containing a Doped Phosphorescent Emissive Layer
McEwan, J. A., Clulow, A. J., Shaw, P. E., Nelson, A., Darwish, T. A., Burn, P. L., Gentle, I. R., Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/admi.201600184.


Diketopyrrolopyrrole-based polymer:fullerene nanoparticle films with thermally stable morphology for organic photovoltaic applications
Holmes, N.P., Vaughan, B., Williams, E.L., Kroon, R., Anderrson, M.R., Kilcoyne, A.L.D., Sonar, P., Zhou, X., Dastoor, P.C., Belcher, W.J., MRS Communications, 2017, DOI: 10.1557/mrc.2017.3.


Dissociation of charge transfer excitons at the donor–acceptor interface in bulk heterojunction organic solar cells
Singh, J., Narayan, M., Ompong, D., Zhu, F., Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s10854-017-6443-3.


Effect of capping group on the properties of non-polymeric diketopyrrolopyrroles for solution-processed bulk heterojunction solar cells
Chandrasekharan, A., Hambsch, M., Jin, H., Maasoumi, F., Shaw, P.E., Raynor, A., Burn, P.L., Lo, S.-C., Meredith, P., Namdas, E.B., Organic Electronics: physics, materials, applications, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2017.08.008.


Effect of n-propyl substituents on the emission properties of blue phosphorescent iridium(iii) complexes
Zhou, X., Burn, P.L., Powell, B.J., Journal of Chemical Physics, 2017, DOI: 10.1063/1.4981797.


Effect of thermal annealing Super Yellow emissive layer on efficiency of OLEDs
Burns, S., Macleod, J., Trang Do, T., Sonar, P., Yambem, S.D., Scientific Reports, 2017, DOI: 10.1038/srep40805.


Efficient organic photovoltaic cells on a single layer graphene transparent conductive electrode using MoOx as an interfacial layer
Du, J.H., Jin, H., Zhang, Z.K., Zhang, D.D., Jia, S., Ma, L.P., Ren, W.C., Cheng, H.M., Burn, P.L., Nanoscale, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/c6nr06942h.


Electric Field and Mobility Dependent First-Order Recombination Losses in Organic Solar Cells
Stolterfoht, M., Shoaee, S., Armin, A., Jin, H., Kassal, I., Jiang, W., Burn, P., Meredith, P., Advanced Energy Materials, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201601379.


Elucidating the Spatial Arrangement of Emitter Molecules in Organic Light-Emitting Diode Films
Tonnelé, C., Stroet, M., Caron, B., Clulow, A.J., Nagiri, R.C.R., Malde, A.K., Burn, P.L., Gentle, I.R., Mark, A.E., Powell, B.J., Angewandte Chemie – International Edition, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201610727.


Emissive molecular aggregates and energy migration in luminescent solar concentrators
J. L. Banal, B. Zhang, D. J. Jones, K. P. Ghiggino, and W. W. H. Wong, Acc. Chem. Res., 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00432.


Engineering dielectric constants in organic semiconductors
Armin, A., Stoltzfus, D.M., Donaghey, J.E., Clulow, A.J., Nagiri, R.C.R., Burn, P.L., Gentle, I.R., Meredith, P., Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7TC00893G.


Enhanced thermal stability of a polymer solar cell blend induced by electron beam irradiation in the transmission electron microscope
Bäcke, O., Lindqvist, C., de Zerio Mendaza, A.D., Gustafsson, S., Wang, E., Andersson, M.R., Müller, C., Kristiansen, P.M., Olsson, E., Ultramicroscopy, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.ultramic.2016.11.017.


High-photovoltage all-polymer solar cells based on a diketopyrrolopyrrole-isoindigo acceptor polymer
Li, Z., Xu, X., Zhang, W., Genene, Z., Mammo, W., Yartsev, A., Andersson, M.R., Janssen, R.A.J., Wang, E., Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/c6ta09379e.


Host-Free Blue Phosphorescent Dendrimer Organic Light-Emitting Field-Effect Transistors and Equivalent Light-Emitting Diodes: A Comparative Study
Ullah, M., Tandy, K., Clulow, A.J., Burn, P.L., Gentle, I.R., Meredith, P., Lo, S.-C., Namdas, E.B., ACS Photonics, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.6b01019.


Improved compatibility of DDAB-functionalized graphene oxide with a conjugated polymer by isocyanate treatment
Zheng, F., Yang, X.-Y., Bi, P.-Q., Niu, M.-S., Lv, C.-K., Feng, L., Hao, X.-T., Ghiggino, K.P., RSC Advances, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/c6ra28652f.


Influence of fluorination on the microstructure and performance of diketopyrrolopyrrole-based polymer solar cells
Wang, C., Mueller, C.J., Gann, E., Liu, A.C.Y., Thelakkat, M., McNeill, C.R., Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/polb.24151.


Influence of Fullerene Acceptor on the Performance, Microstructure, and Photophysics of Low Bandgap Polymer Solar Cells
Huang, W., Gann, E., Chandrasekaran, N., Prasad, S.K.K., Chang, S.-Y., Thomsen, L., Kabra, D., Hodgkiss, J.M., Cheng, Y.-B., Yang, Y., Mcneill, C.R., Advanced Energy Materials, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201602197.


Insight into thin-film stacking modes of π-expanded quinoidal molecules on charge transport property via side-chain engineering
Zhang, C., Yuan, D., Wu, H., Gann, E., Thomsen, L., McNeill, C.R., Di, C.-A., Zhu, X., Zhu, D., Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/c6tc05052b.


Nanosecond long excited state lifetimes observed in hafnium nitride
Chung, S., Wen, X., Huang, S., Gupta, N., Conibeer, G., Shrestha, S., Harada, T., Kee, T. W., Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2017.04.037.


Optimization of photocurrent in bulk heterojunction organic solar cells using optical admittance analysis method
Ompong, D., Narayan, M., Singh, J., Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s10854-017-6491-8.


Optimization of the power conversion efficiency in high bandgap pyridopyridinedithiophene-based conjugated polymers for organic photovoltaics by the random terpolymer approach
Gedefaw, D., Sharma, A., Pan, X., Bjuggren, J.M., Kroon, R., Gregoriou, V.G., Chochos, C.L., Andersson, M.R., European Polymer Journal, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2017.03.044.


Origin of the Excited-State Absorption Spectrum of Polythiophene.
Roseli, R. B., Tapping, P. C., & Kee, T. W., The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b01053.


Photochrome-doped organic films for photonic keypad locks and multi-state fluorescence
Ritchie, C., Vamvounis, G., Soleimaninejad, H., Smith, T., Bieske, E., & Dryza, V., Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2017, DOI: 10.1039/c7cp02818k.


Photovoltaic contribution of photo-generated excitons in acceptor material of organic solar cells
Narayan, M., Singh, J., Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 2017, DOI: 10.1007/s10854-017-6362-3.


Poly(3-hexylthiophene) coated graphene oxide for improved performance of bulk heterojunction polymer solar cells
Zheng, F., Yang, X.-Y., Bi, P.-Q., Niu, M.-S., Lv, C.-K., Feng, L., Qin, W., Wang, Y.-Z., Hao, X.-T., Ghiggino, K.P., Organic Electronics: physics, materials, applications, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2017.02.021.


Poly(4-vinylpyridine): A New Interface Layer for Organic Solar Cells
Sharma, A., Kroon, R., Lewis, D. A., Andersson, G. G., & Andersson, M. R., ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b12687.


Potential-induced degradation in photovoltaic modules: A critical review
Luo, W., Khoo, Y.S., Hacke, P., Naumann, V., Lausch, D., Harvey, S.P., Singh, J.P., Chai, J., Wang, Y., Aberle, A.G., Ramakrishna, S., Energy and Environmental Science, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/c6ee02271e.


Quantitative Measurements of the Temperature-Dependent Microscopic and Macroscopic Dynamics of a Molecular Dopant in a Conjugated Polymer. Macromolecules
Li, J., Koshnick, C., Diallo, S.O., Ackling, S., Huang, D.M., Jacobs, I.E., Harrelson, T.F., Hong, K., Zhang, G., Beckett, J., Mascal, M., Moulé, A.J., Macromolecules, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b00672.


Recent Development of Quinoxaline Based Polymers/Small Molecules for Organic Photovoltaics
Gedefaw, D., Prosa, M., Bolognesi, M., Seri, M., & Andersson, M. R., Advanced Energy Materials, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201700575.


Single-molecule electrical contacts on silicon electrodes under ambient conditions
A. C. Aragonès, N. Darwish, S. Ciampi, F. Sanz, J. J. Gooding and I. Díez-Pérez, Nature Communications, 2017, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms15056.


Study of the Contributions of Donor and Acceptor Photoexcitations to Open Circuit Voltage in Bulk Heterojunction Organic Solar Cells
Yeboah, D., Singh, J., Electronics, 2017, DOI: 10.3390/electronics6040075.


Synthesis of grafted poly(p-phenyleneethynylene) via ARGET ATRP: Towards nonaggregating and photoluminescence materials
Damavandi, M., Baek, P., Pilkington, L.I., Javed Chaudhary, O., Burn, P., Travas-Sejdic, J., Barker, D., European Polymer Journal, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2017.02.035.


The Molecular Origin of Anisotropic Emission in an Organic Light-Emitting Diode
Lee, T., Caron, B., Stroet, M., Huang, D.M., Burn, P.L., Mark, A.E., Nano Letters, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b03528.


The structural impact of water sorption on device-quality melanin thin films
Clulow, A. J., Mostert, A. B., Sheliakina, M., Andrew Nelson, Booth, N., Burn, P. L., Gentle, I. R., Meredith, P., Soft Matter, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/c6sm02420c.


The synthesis and purification of amphiphilic conjugated donor-acceptor block copolymers
Mitchell, V.D., Wong, W.W.H., Thelakkat, M., Jones, D.J., Polymer Journal, 2017, DOI: 10.1038/pj.2016.97.


Unconventional Molecular Weight Dependence of Charge Transport in the High Mobility n-type Semiconducting Polymer P(NDI2OD-T2)
Nahid, M.M., Matsidik, R., Welford, A., Gann, E., Thomsen, L., Sommer, M., McNeill, C.R., Advanced Functional Materials, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201604744.


Understanding charge transport in lead iodide perovskite thin‐film field‐effect transistors
S. P Senanayak, B. Yang, T. H. Thomas, N. Giesbrecht, W. Huang, E. Gann, B. Nair, K. Goedel, S. Guha, X. Moya, C. R. McNeill, P. Docampo, A. Sadhanala, R. H. Friend, and H. Sirringhaus, Sci. Adv., 2017, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1601935.


Unravelling the Thermomechanical Properties of Bulk Heterojunction Blends in Polymer Solar Cells
Sharma, A., Pan, X., Campbell, J. A., Andersson, M. R., & Lewis, D. A., Macromolecules, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b00430.


UV-Deep Blue-Visible Light-Emitting Organic Field Effect Transistors with High Charge Carrier Mobilities
Ullah, M., Wawrzinek, R., Nagiri, R.C.R., Lo, S.-C., Namdas, E.B., Advanced Optical Materials, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/adom.201600973.