Publications

Publications

48. Yang, P.; Yuan, M.; Zeigler, D. F.; Watkins, S. E.; Lee, J. A.; Luscombe, C. K. "Influence of fluorine substituents on the film dielectric constant and open-circuit voltage in organic photovoltaics" J. Mater. Chem. C., 2014, Advance Article for 2014 J. Mater. Chem. C. Emerging Investigators Issue.

47. Okamoto, K.; Luscombe, C. K. "Simple Procedure for Mono- and Bis-end-functionalization of Regioregular Poly(3-hexylthiophene)s using Chalcogens" Chem. Commun., 2014, Advance Article for 2014 ChemComm Emerging Investigators Issue.

46. Okamoto, K.; Zhang, J.; Housekeeper, J.; Marder, S.; Luscombe, C. K. "C–H Arylation Reaction: Atom Efficient, and Greener Syntheses of π-conjugated Small- and Macromolecules for Organic Electronic Materials" Macromolecules, 2013, 46, 8059. Invited perspective

45. Koch F. P. V.; Rivnay, J.; Foster, S.; Muller, C.; Downing, J.; Buchaca-Domingo, E.; Westacott, P.; Yu, L.; Yuan, M.; Baklar, M.; Fei, Z.; Luscombe, C. K.; McLachlan, M. A.; Heeny, M.; Rumbles, G.; Silva, C.; Salleo, A.; Nelson, J.; Smith, P.; Stingelin, N. “The impact of molecular weight on microstructure and charge transport in semicrystalline polymer semiconductors – poly(3-hexylthiophene), a model studyProg. Polym. Sci, 2013, 38, 1978.

44. Li, Z.; Berger, H.; Okamoto, K.; Zhang, Q.; Luscombe, C. K.; Cao, G.; Schlaf, R. "Measurement of the internal orbital alignment of oligothiophene-TiO2 nanoparticle hybrids" J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117, 13961.

43. Yuan, M. J.; Durban, M. M.; Kazarinoff, P. D.; Zeigler, D. F.; Rice, A. H.; Segawa, Y.; Luscombe, C. K. "Synthesis and Characterization of Fused-Thiophene Containing Naphthalene Diimide n-Type Copolymers for Organic Thin Film Transistor and All-Polymer Solar Cell Applications" J. Polym. Sci. Part A; Polym. Chem., 2013, 51, 4061.

42. Okamoto, K.; Housekeeper, J.; Michael, F. E.; Luscombe, C. K. "Thiophene based hyperbranched polymers with tunable branching using direct arylation methods" Poly. Chem., 2013, 4, 3499.

41. Yang, P.; Zhong, D. K.; Yuan, M. J.; Rice, A. H.; Gamelin, D. R.; Luscombe, C. K. "TiO2 Nanowire Electron Transport Pathways inside Organic Photovoltaics" Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 4566.

40. Okamoto, K.; Housekeeper, J.; Luscombe, C. K. "Carbon-Sulfur Bond Formation from Ni(II) σ-Aryl Complex via Cleavage of the S-S Bond of Disulfide Moieties" Appl. Organometal. Chem., 2013, 27, 639. For special issue "Hybrid Materials - US Japanese Meeting, University of Michigan, May 16-18, 2012".

39. Mazzio, K. A.; Okamoto, K.; Li, Z.; Gutmann, S.; Strein, E.; Ginger, D. S.; Schlaf, R.; Luscombe, C. K. "A one pot organic/CdSe nanoparticle hybrid material synthesis with in-situ pi-conjugated ligand functionalization" Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 1321.

38. Yang, P.; Boyd, S. D.; Luscombe, C. K. Nanostructure manipulation in organic solar cells. In Manipulation of nanoscale materials; Ariga, K., Ed. RSC Publishing: Cambridge, UK, 2012; pp 359-391.

37. Gordon, M.; Zhang, D.; Vorndran, S.; Russo, J. M.; Luscombe, C. K.; Shaheen, S. E.; Kostuk, R. K. "Planar holographic spectrum-splitting PV module design" Proc. SPIE, 2012, 8468, 846808.

36. Richards, J. J.; Rice, A. H.; Nelson, R. M.; Kim, F. S.; Jenekhe, S. A.; Luscombe, C. K.; Pozzo, D. C. "Modification of PCBM crystallization via incorporation of C60 in polymer/fullerene solar cells" Adv. Funct. Mater. 2012, 23, 514.

35. Yuan, M. J.; Yang, P.; Durban, M. M.; Luscombe, C. K. "Low bandgap polymers based on silafluorene containing multifused heptacyclic arenes for photovoltaic applications" Macromolecules, 2012, 45, 5934.

34. Yuan, M. J.; Okamoto, K.; Bronstein, H. A.; Luscombe, C. K. "Constructing regioregular star poly(3-hexylthiophene) via externally initiated Kumada catalyst-transfer polycondensation" ACS Macro Letters, 2012, 1, 392.

33. Doubina, N. V.; Jenkins, J. L.; Paniagua, S; Mazzio, K. A.; MacDonald, G. A.; Jen, A. K. Y.; Armstrong, N. R.; Marder, S. R.; Luscombe, C. K. "Surface-initiated synthesis of poly(3-methylthiophene) from indium tin oxide and its electrochemical properties" Langmuir, 2012, 28, 1900.

32. Cho, N.; Yip, H. L.; Davies, J. A.; Kazarinoff, P. D.; Zeigler, D. F.; Durban, M. M.; Segawa, Y.; O'Malley, K. M.; Luscombe, C. K.; Jen, A. K. Y. "In-situ crosslinking and n-doping of semiconducting polymers and their applciation as efficient electron-transporting materials in inverted polymer solar cells" Advanced Energy Materials, 2011, 1, 1148.

31. Durban, M. M.; Kazarinoff, P. D.; Segawa, Y.; Luscombe, C. K. "Synthesis and characterization of solution-processible ladderized n-type naphthalene bisimide co-polymers for OFET applications" Macromolecules, 2011, 44, 4721.

30. Okamoto, K.; Luscombe, C. K. "Controlled polymerizations for the synthesis of semiconducting conjugated polymers" Polym. Chem., 2011, 2, 2424. invited review article.

29. Rice, A. H.; Giridharagopal, R.; Zheng, S. X.; Ohuchi, F. S.; Ginger, D. S.; Luscombe, C. K. "Interactions between poly(3-hexylthiophene) nanowires and PCBM within the active layer of bulk heterojunction devices" ACS Nano, 2011, 5, 3132.

28. Doubina, N.; Paniagua, S. A.; Soldatova, A. V.; Jen, A. K. Y.; Marder, S. R.; Luscombe, C. K. "Steric Effects of the Initiator Substituent Position on the Externally Initiated Polymerization of 2-Bromo-5-iodo-3-hexylthiophene" Macromolecules, 2011, 44, 512.

27. Mazzio, K.; Yuan, M. J.; Okamoto, K.; Luscombe, C. K. "Oligoselenophene Derivatives Functionalized with a Diketopyrrolopyrrole Core for Molecular Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells" ACS Appl. Mater. Inter., 2011, 3, 271. Top 10 most read article for Q1 2011 for ACS Appl. Mater. Inter.

26. Yuan, M. J.; Rice, A. H.; Luscombe, C. K. "Benzo[2,1-b;3,4-bf]dithiophene-Based Low Bandgap Polymers for Photovoltaic Applications" J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 2011, 49, 701.

25. Durban, M. M.; Kazarinoff, P. D.; Luscombe, C. K. "Synthesis and charazaterization of thiophene-containing naphthalene diimide n-type copolymers for OFET applications" Macromolecules, 2010, 43, 6348.

24. Kazarinoff, P. D.; Shamburger, P. J.; Ohuchi, F. S.; Luscombe, C. K. "OTFT performance of air-stable ester-functionalized polythiophenes." J. Mater. Chem., 2010, 20, 3040.

23. Yang, P.; Zhou, X.; Cao, G.; Luscombe, C. K. "P3HT:PCBM polymer solar cell with TiO2 nanotube aggregates in the active layer." J. Mater. Chem., 2010, 20, 2612. Work chosen for inside front cover.

22. Boyd, S.; Jen, A. K. Y.; Luscombe, C. K. "Steric stabilization effects in Ni-catalyzed regioregular poly(3-hexylthiophene) synthesis." Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 9387.

21. Bronstein, H. A.; Luscombe, C. K. "Externally initiated regioregular P3HT with controlled molecular weight and narrow polydispersity." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 12894.

20. Wen, T.; Liu, D.; Luscombe, C. K.; Krishnan, K. M. "Granular magnetoresistance in Cobalt/poly(3-hexylthiophene-2,5-diyl) hybrid thin films prepared by a wet chemical method." Appl. Phys. Lett., 2009, 95, 082509.

19. Doubina, N.; Stoddard, M.; Bronstein, H. A.; Jen, A. K. Y.; Luscombe, C. K. "The effects of binding ligand variation on the nickel catalyzed externally initiated polymerization of 2-bromo-3-hexyl-5-iodothiophene." Macromol. Chem. Phys., 2009, 210, 1966.

18. Doubina, N; Ho, A.; Jen, A. K. Y.; Luscombe, C. K. "Effect of initiators on the Kumada catalyst-transfer polycondensation reaction." Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 7670.

17. Bull, T. A.; Pingree, L. S.; Jenekhe, S. A.; Ginger, D. S.; Luscombe, C. K. "The role of mesoscopic PCBM crystallites in solvent vapor annealed copolymer solar cells." ACS Nano, 2009, 3, 627.

16. Wu, P. T.; Bull, T.; Kim, F. S.; Luscombe, C. K.; Jenekhe, S. A. "Organometallic donor-acceptor conjugated polymer semiconductors: Tunable optical, electrochemical, charge transport, and photovoltaic properties." Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 671.

15. Ko, S. H.; Pan, H.; Grigoropoulos, C. P.; Luscombe, C. K.; Fréchet, J. M. J.; Poulikakos, D. gLithography-free high-resolution organic transistors on polymer substrate by low temperature selective laser processing of inkjet printed nanoparticle film.h Appl. Phys. A , 2008, 92, 579.

14. Liu, D.; Yang, P.; Luscombe, C. K. "Preparation of titanium oxide pillars on glass substrates and ultrathin titnaium oxide layer using PMMA/PS blend films." J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008, 112, 7886.

13. Ko, S. H.; Pan, H.; Grigoropoulos, C. P.; Luscombe, C. K.; Fréchet, J. M. J.; Poulikakos, D. "All inkjet printed flexible electronics fabrication on a polymer substrate by low temperature high resolution selective laser sintering of metal nanoparticles." Nanotechnology, 2007, 18, 345202.

12. Ko, S. H.; Pan, H.; Grigoropoulos, C. P.; Park, I.; Pisano, A. P.; Luscombe, C. K.; Fréchet, J. M. J. "Metal nanoparticle laser processing for high-resolution, lithography-free organic transistors." Nano. Lett., 2007, 7, 1869. Highlighted in Nanowerk and Nature Nanotechnology.

11. Luscombe, C. K.; Proemmel, S.; Huck, W. T. S.; Holmes, A. B.; Fukushima, H. "Synthesis of supercritical carbon dioxide soluble perfluorinated dendrons for surface modification." J. Org. Chem., 2007, 72, 5505 .

10. Ko, S. H.; Pan, H.; Grigoropoulos, C. P.; Luscombe, C. K.; Fréchet, J. M. J.; Poulikakos, D. "Air stable high resolution organic transistors by selective laser sintering of inkjet printed metal nanoparticles." Appl. Phys. Lett., 2007, 90, 141103.
9. *Gowrishankar, V.; *Luscombe, C. K.; McGehee, M. D.; Fréchet, J. M. J. gHigh efficiency, Cd-free Copper-Indium-Gallium-Diselenide / Polymer Hybrid Solar Cells.h Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells, 2007, 91, 807. *Joint first authors.

8. Sivula, K.; Luscombe, C. K; Thompson, B. C.; Fréchet, J. M. J. "Enhancing the thermal stability of polythiophene:fullerene solar cells by decreasing polymer regioregularity." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 13988.

7. Chang, J. B.; Liu, V.; Subramanian, V.; Sivula, K.; Luscombe, C.; Murphy, A.; Liu, J; Fréchet, J. M. J. gPrintable polythiophene gas sensor array for low-cost electronic noses.h J. Appl. Phys., 2006, 100, 014506.

6. Liu, Y.; Scully, S. R.; McGehee, M. D.; Liu, J; Luscombe, C. K.; Fréchet, J. M. J.; Shaheen, S. E.; Ginley, D. gDependence of Band Offset and Open Circuit Voltage on the Interfacial Interaction Between TiO2 and Carboxylated Polythiophenes.h J. Phys. Chem. B., 2006, 110, 3257.

5. Murphy, A. R.; Liu, J.; Luscombe, C. K.; Kavulak, D.; Fréchet, J. M. J.; Kline, J.; McGehee, M. D. gSynthesis, Characterization, and Field-Effect Transistor Performance of Carboxylate Functionalized Polythiophenes with Increased Air Stability.h Chem. Mater., 2005, 17, 4892.

4. Muir, B. V. O.; Luscombe, C. K.; Huck, W. T. S. gFormation of Nanostructured Polymers.h in Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Editor-in-chief: Nalwa, H. S.; American Scientific Publishers, 2004, 3, 497.

3. Luscombe, C. K.; Li, H.-W.; Huck, W. T. S.; Holmes, A. B. gFluorinated Silane SAMs as Resists for Patterning ITO.h Langmuir, 2003, 19, 5273.

2. Luscombe, C. K.; Huck, W. T. S.; Holmes, A. B.; Lu, T.; Leeke, G. A.; Santos, R. C. D.; Al-Duri, B.; Seville, J. P. K. gPatterned Deposition from Compressed Carbon Dioxide.h MRS Symp. Proc., 2002, 734, 103.

1. Kiyota, H.; Dixon, D. J.; Luscombe, C. K.; Hettstedt, S.; Ley, S. V. gSynthesis, Structure Revision, and Absolute Configuration of (+)-Didemniserinolipid B, a Serinol Marine Natural Product from a Tunicate Didemnum sp.h Org. Lett., 2002, 4, 3223.


 

 

 
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