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 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.


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.


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 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.


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 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 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.


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.