2017 Publications

Banal, James L., Zhang, Bolong, Jones, David J., Ghiggino, Kenneth P. & Wong, Wallace W. H. 2017, Emissive molecular aggregates and energy migration in luminescent solar concentrators, Accounts of Chemical Research, 50(1):49–57.

Breukers, R. D., Smith, G. J., Stirrat, H. L., Swanson, A. J., Smith, T. A., Ghiggino, K. P., Raymond, S. G., Winch, N. M., Clarke, D. J. & Kay, A. J. 2017, Light losses from scattering in luminescent solar concentrator waveguides, Applied Optics, 56(10):2360–2365.

Bu, T., Liu, X., Zhou, Y. Yi, Y., Huang, X., Luo, X. L., Xiao, J., Ku, Z., Peng, Y., Huang, F., Cheng, Y. B. & Zhong, J. 2017, A novel quadruple-cation absorber for universal hysteresis elimination for high efficiency and stable perovskite solar cells, Energy and Environmental Science, 10(12):2509–2515 (DOI:10.1039/ C7EE02634J).

Chakraborty, D., Pelton, M., Hartland, G. V. & Sader, J. E. 2017, When can the elastic properties of simple liquids be probed using high frequency nanoparticle vibrations?, Journal of Physical Chemistry C (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b09951).

Daeneke, T., Atkin, P., Orrell-Trigg, R., Zavabeti, A., Ahmed, T., Walia, S., Liu, M., Tachibana, Y., Javaid, M., Greentree, A. D., Russo, S. P., Kaner, R. B. & Kalantar-Zadeh, K. 2017, Wafer-scale synthesis of semiconducting SnO monolayers from interfacial oxide layers of metallic liquid tin, ACS Nano, 11(11):10974–10983.

De Nolf, K., Cosseddu, S. M., Jasieniak, J. J., Drijvers, E., Martins, J. C., Infante, I. & Hens, Z. 2017, Binding and packing in two-component colloidal quantum dot ligand shells: Linear versus branched carboxylates, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 139(9):3456–3464.

Dover, Cameron B., Gallaher, Joseph K., Fraser, Laszlo, Tapping, Patrick C., Petty II, Anthony J., Crossley, Maxwell J., Anthony, John E., Kee, Tak W. & Schmidt, Timothy W. 2018, Endothermic singlet fission is hindered by excimer formation, Nature Chemistry (doi:10.1038/nchem.2926).
Exciton Science Inaugural Publication Competition – First Prize: Laszlo Frazer

Frazer, L., Gallaher, J. K. & Schmidt, T. W. 2017, Optimizing the efficiency of solar photon upconversion, ACS Energy Letters, 2(6):1346–1354.

Gajic, M., Lisi, F., Kirkwood, N., Smith, T. A., Mulvaney, P. & Rosengarten, G. 2017, Circular luminescent solar concentrators, Solar Energy, 150:30–37. doi:10.1016/j.solener.2017.04.034

Guse, J. A., Jones, T. W., Danos, A. & McCamey, D. R. 2017, Recombination dynamics in thin-film photovoltaic materials via time-resolved microwave conductivity, Jove–Journal of Visualized Experiments, 121:e55232 (doi:10.3791/55232).

Javaid, M., Drumm, D. W., Russo, S. P. & Greentree, A. D. 2017, A study of size-dependent properties of MoS2 monolayer nano akes using density-functional theory, Scientific Reports, 7(1), art. no. 9775.

Javaid, M., Drumm, D. W., Russo, S. P. & Greentree, A.D. 2017, Surface-gate-defined single-electron transistor in a MoS2 bilayer, Nanotechnology, 28(12), art. no. 125203.

Kawawaki, T., Zhang, H., Hiroyasu, N., Mulvaney, P. & Tatsuma, T. 2017, Potential-scanning localized plasmon sensing with single and coupled gold nanorods, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 8(15):3637–3641.

Kashif, IM. K.,Benesperi, I., Milhuisen, R. A., Meyer, S., Hellerst- edt, J., Zee, D., Du y, N. W., Halstead, B., Fuhrer, M. S., Cashion, J., Cheng, Y. B., Spiccia, L., Simonov, A. N. & Bach, U. 2017, Polypyridyl iron complex as a hole-transporting material for formamidinium lead bromide perovskite solar cells, ACS Energy Letters, 2(8):1855–1859

Khan, H., Zavabeti, A., Wang, Y., Harrison, C. J., Carey, B.J., Mohiuddin, M., Chrimes, A. F., De Castro, I. A., Zhang, B. Y., Sabri, Y. M., Bhargava, S. K., Ou, J. Z., Daeneke, T., Russo, S. P., Li, Y. & Kalantar-Zadeh, K. 2017, Quasi physisorptive two dimensional tungsten oxide nanosheets with extraordinary sensitivity and selectivity to NO2, Nanoscale, 9(48):19162–19175.

Kumarasamy, E., Sanders, S. N., Tayebjee, M. J. Y., Asadpoordarvish, A., Hele, T. J. H., Fuemmeler, E. G., Pun, A. B., Yablon, L. M., Low, J. Z., Paley, D. W., Dean, J. C., Choi, B., Scholes, G. D., Steigerwald, M. L., Ananth, N., McCamey, D. R., Sfeir, M. Y. & Campos, L. M. 2017, Tuning singlet fission in pi-bridge-pi chromophores, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 139(36):12488–12492.

Lal, N. N., Dkhissi, Y., Li, W., Hou, Q. C., Cheng, Y. B. & Bach, U. 2017, Perovskite tandem solar cells, Advanced Energy Materials, 7(18):1602761.

Larsen, T., Dohn, S., Schmid, S., Sader, J. E., Boisen, A. & Villanueva, L. G. 2017, Position and mode dependent optical detection back-action in cantilever beam resonators, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 27, 035006.

Li, W., Rothmann, M. U., Liu, A., Wang, Z., Zhang, Y., Pascoe, A. R., Lu, J., Jiang, L., Chen, Y., Huang, F., Peng, Y., Bao, Q., Etheridge, J., Bach, U. & Cheng, Y. B. 2017, Phase segregation enhanced ion movement in e cient inorganic CsPbIBr2 solar cells, Advanced Energy Materials, 7(20):1700946.
Exciton Science Inaugural Publication Competition – Second Prize: Wei Li

Lin, X. F., Jumabekovm, A. N., Lal, N. N., Pascoe, A. R., Gómez, D. E., Chesman, A. S. R., Sears, K., Fournier, M., Zhang, Y., Bao, Q., Cheng, Y. B., Spiccia, L. & Bach, U. 2017, Dipole-field-assisted charge extraction in metal-perovskite-metal back-contact solar cells, Nature Communications, 8(1):613.

Liu, M., Makuta, S., Tsuda, S., Russo, S., Seki, S., Terao, J. & Tachi- bana, Y. 2017, Fluorene-thiophene copolymer wire on TiO2: Mechanism achieving long charge separated state lifetimes, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 121(46):25672–25681.

Lu, J. F., Jiang, L. C., Li, W., Li, F., Pai, N. K., Scully, A. D., Simonov, A. N., Bach, U., Cheng, Y. B. & Spiccia, L. 2017, Diammonium and monoammonium mixed-organic-cation perovskites for high performance solar cells with improved stability, Advanced Energy Materials, 7(18):1700444.

Mao, W., Zheng, J., Zhang, Y., Chesman, A. S. R., Ou, Q., Hicks, J., Li, F., Wang, Z., Graystone, B., Bell, T. D. M., Rothmann, M. U., Du y, N. W., Spiccia, L., Cheng, Y. B., Bao, Q. & Bach, U. 2017, Controlled growth of monocrystalline organo-lead halide perovskite and its application in photonic devices, Angewandte Chemie – International Edition (Front Cover), 56(41):12486–12491.

Marques, F. C. & Jasieniak, J. J. 2017, Ionization potential and electron attenuation length of titanium dioxide deposited by atomic layer deposition determined by photoelectron spec- troscopy in air, Applied Surface Science, 422:504–508.

McVey, B. F. P., O’Mara, P. B., McGrath, A. J., Faramus, A., Yasara- pudi, V. B., Goncales, V. R., Tan, V. T. G., Schmidt, T. W., Gooding, J. J. & Tilley, R. D. 2017, Role of surface capping molecule polarity on the optical properties of solution synthesized germanium nanocrystals, Langmuir, 33(35):8790–8798.

Mills, S., Sader, J. E. & Boland, J. J. 2017, Material characterisation of nanowires with intrinsic stress Nanotechnology, 28, 355706.

Pal, R., Sikder, A. K., Saito, K., Funston, A. M. & Bellare, J. R., 2017, Electron energy loss spectroscopy for polymers: A review, Polymer Chemistry, 8(45):6927–6937 (DOI:10.1039/C7PY01459G).

Pascoe, A. R., Gu, Q., Rothmann, M. U., Li, W., Zhang, Y., Scully, A. D., Lin, X., Spiccia, L., Bach, U. & Cheng, Y. B. 2017, Directing nucleation and growth kinetics In solution-processed hybrid perovskite thin-films, Science China Materials, 60(7):617–628.

Pelaz, B., Alexiou, C., Alvarez -Puebla, R. A., Alves, F., Andrews, A. M., Ashraf, S., Mulvaney, P., Bestetti, A., et al. & Parak, W. J. 2017, Diverse applications of nanomedicine, ACS Nano, 11(3):2313– 2381. doi:10.1021/acsnano.6b06040.

Rautela, R., Joshi, N. K., Novakovic, S., Wong, W. W. H., White, J. M., Ghiggino, K. P., Paige, M. F. & Steer, R. P. 2017, Determinants of the efficiency of photon upconversion by triplet-triplet annihilation in the solid state: Zinc porphyrin derivatives in PVA, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 19:23471–23482.

Smith, J. S., Budi, A., Per, M. C., Vogt, N., Drumm, D. W., Hollenberg, L. C. L., Cole, J. H. & Russo, S. P. 2017, Ab initio calculation of energy levels for phosphorus donors in silicon, Scientific Reports, 7(1), art. no. 6010.

Su, M.-N., Dongare, P., Chakraborty, D., Zhang, Y., Yi, C., Wen, F., Chang, W.-S., Nordlander, P., Sader, J. E., Halas, N. J. & Link, S. 2017, Optomechanics of single aluminum nanodisks, Nano Letters, 17:2575–2583 (DOI: 10.1017./jfm.2017.381).

Sun J. & Jasieniak J. J. 2017, Semi-transparent solar cells, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 50(9), 93001.

Tong, W., Walsh, M. J., Mulvaney, P., Etheridge, J. & Funston, A. M. 2017, Control of symmetry breaking size and aspect ratio in gold nanorods: Underlying role of silver nitrate, J. Phys. Chem. C, 121(6):3549–3559. doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b10343.

Walsh, Michael J., Tong, Wenming, Katz-Boon, Hadas, Mulvaney, Paul, Etheridge, Joanne & Funston, Alison M. 2017, A mechanism for symmetry breaking and shape control in single-crystal gold nanorods, Accounts of Chemical Research, 50(12):2925–2935.

Xu, J., Zhang, B., Jansen, M., Goerigk, L., Wong, W. W. H. & Ritchie, C. 2017, Highly fluorescent pyridinium betaines for light harvesting, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 56:13882 (DOI: 10.1002/anie.201704832).

Xu, W-L., Niu, M-S., Yang, X-Y., Bi, P-Qi., Zhang, K-N., Xiong, C., Yuan, H-C., Smith, T. A., Ghiggino, K. P. & Hao, X-T. 2017, Spatially resolved photophysical dynamics in perovskite microplates fabricated using an antisolvent treatment, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 121(47):26250–26255.

Yia, Chongyue, Dongare, Pratiksha D., Sua, Man-Nung, Wang, Wenxiao, Chakraborty, Debadi, Wena, Fangfang, Changa, Wei-Shun, Saderd, John E., Nordlander, Peter, Halasa, Naomi J. & Linka, Stephan 2017, Vibrational coupling in plasmonic molecules, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences United States of America, 114(44):11621– 11626.
Exciton Science Inaugural Publication Competition – Third Prize: Debadi Chakraborty

Yuan, G., Ritchie, C., Ritter, M., Murphy, S., Gomez, D. E. & Mulvaney P. 2017, The degradation and blinking of single CsPbI3 perovskite quantum dots, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 4.536.

Zhang, B., Soleimaninejad, H., Jones, D. J., White, J. M., Ghiggino, K. P., Smith, T. A. & Wong, W. W. H. 2017, Highly fluorescent molecularly insulated perylene diimides: Effect of concentration on photophysical properties, Chemistry of Materials, 29(19):8395–8403 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b02968).

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. 2017, Poly(3-hexylthophene) coated graphene oxide for improved performance of bulk heterojunction polymer solar cells, Organic Electronics, 44:149–158.

Zheng, F., Yang, X-U., Bi, P-Q., Niu, M-S., Lv, C-K., Feng, L., Hao, X-T. & Ghiggino, K. P. 2017, Improved compatibility of DDAB-functionalized graphene oxide with a conjugated polymer by isocyanate treatment, RSC Advances, 7:17633–17639.

Zhu, Y., Nakashima, P. N. H., Funston, A.M., Bourgeois, L. & Etheridge, J. 2017, Topologically enclosed aluminum voids as plasmonic nanostructures, ACS Nano, 11(11):11383–11392 (DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b05944).