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Publications:  Dr Christian Nielsen

BORGES GONZALEZ J, KOUSSEFF CJ, NIELSEN CB(2019). Organic semiconductors for biological sensing. Journal of Materials Chemistry C
10.1039/C8TC05900D
Nikolka M, Schweicher G, Armitage J, Nasrallah I, Jellett C, Guo Z, Hurhangee M, Sadhanala A et al.(2018). Performance Improvements in Conjugated Polymer Devices by Removal of Water-Induced Traps. Adv Matere1801874-e1801874.
10.1002/adma.201801874
Giovannitti A, Thorley KJ, Nielsen CB, Li J, Donahue MJ, Malliaras GG, Rivnay J, Mcculloch I(2018). Redox-Stability of Alkoxy-BDT Copolymers and their Use for Organic Bioelectronic Devices. Advanced Functional Materials
10.1002/adfm.201706325
Schott S, McNellis ER, Nielsen CB, Chen H-Y, Watanabe S, Tanaka H, McCulloch I, Takimiya K et al.(2017). Tuning the effective spin-orbit coupling in molecular semiconductors. Nat Commun vol. 8, 15200-15200.
10.1038/ncomms15200
Neophytou M, Griffiths J, Fraser J, Kirkus M, Chen H, Nielsen CB, McCulloch I(2017). High mobility, hole transport materials for highly efficient PEDOT:PSS replacement in inverted perovskite solar cells. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY C vol. 5, (20) 4940-4945.
10.1039/c7tc00858a
Spicer CD, Booth MA, Mawad D, Armgarth A, Nielsen CB, Stevens MM(2017). Synthesis of Hetero-bifunctional, End-Capped Oligo-EDOT Derivatives. Chem vol. 2, (1) 125-138.
10.1016/j.chempr.2016.12.003
Qiu W, Bastos JP, Dasgupta S, Merckx T, Cardinaletti I, Jenart MVC, Nielsen CB, Gehlhaar R et al.(2017). Highly efficient perovskite solar cells with crosslinked PCBM interlayers. Journal of Materials Chemistry A vol. 5, (6) 2466-2472.
10.1039/c6ta08799j
Giovannitti A, Sbircea D-T, Inal S, Nielsen CB, Bandiello E, Hanifi DA, Sessolo M, Malliaras GG et al.(2016). Controlling the mode of operation of organic transistors through side-chain engineering. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A vol. 113, (43) 12017-12022.
10.1073/pnas.1608780113
Knall AC, Ashraf RS, Nikolka M, Nielsen CB, Purushothaman B, Sadhanala A, Hurhangee M, Broch K et al.(2016). Naphthacenodithiophene Based Polymers—New Members of the Acenodithiophene Family Exhibiting High Mobility and Power Conversion Efficiency. Advanced Functional Materials vol. 26, (38) 6961-6969.
10.1002/adfm.201602285
Giovannitti A, Nielsen CB, Sbircea DT, Inal S, Donahue M, Niazi MR, Hanifi DA, Amassian A et al.(2016). N-type organic electrochemical transistors with stability in water. Nature Communications vol. 7, Article 13066,
10.1038/ncomms13066
Rochford LA, Jones TS, Nielsen CB(2016). Epitaxial Templating of C60 with a Molecular Monolayer. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters vol. 7, (17) 3487-3490.
10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b01656
Nielsen CB, Giovannitti A, Sbircea D-T, Bandiello E, Niazi MR, Hanifi DA, Sessolo M, Amassian A et al.(2016). Molecular Design of Semiconducting Polymers for High-Performance Organic Electrochemical Transistors. J Am Chem Soc vol. 138, (32) 10252-10259.
10.1021/jacs.6b05280
Rochford LA, Ramadan AJ, Holliday S, Jones TS, Nielsen CB(2016). The effect of fluorination on the surface structure of truxenones. RSC Advances vol. 6, (71) 67315-67318.
10.1039/c6ra14158g
Nielsen CB, Hammerum S(2016). Secondary kinetic deuterium isotope effects. The CC cleavage of labeled tetramethylethylenediamine radical cations-Who gets to keep the electron?. International Journal of Mass Spectrometry
10.1016/j.ijms.2016.05.023
Guilbert AA, Zbiri M, Jenart MV, Nielsen CB, Nelson J(2016). New Insights into the Molecular Dynamics of P3HT:PCBM Bulk Heterojunction: A Time-of-Flight Quasi-Elastic Neutron Scattering Study. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters vol. 7, (12) 2252-2257.
10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b00537
Holliday S, Ashraf RS, Wadsworth A, Baran D, Yousaf SA, Nielsen CB, Tan CH, Dimitrov SD et al.(2016). High-efficiency and air-stable P3HT-based polymer solar cells with a new non-fullerene acceptor. Nature Communications vol. 7, 11585-11585.
10.1038/ncomms11585
Biniek L, Nielsen CB(2016). Organic Photovoltaics: More than Ever, an Interdisciplinary Field. Polymers (Basel) vol. 8, (3)
10.3390/polym8030070
Giovannitti A, Nielsen CB, Rivnay J, Kirkus M, Harkin DJ, White AJP, Sirringhaus H, Malliaras GG et al.(2016). Sodium and Potassium Ion Selective Conjugated Polymers for Optical Ion Detection in Solution and Solid State. Advanced Functional Materials vol. 26, (4) 514-523.
10.1002/adfm.201503791
Dimitrov SD, Schroeder BC, Nielsen CB, Bronstein H, Fei Z, McCulloch I, Heeney M, Durrant JR(2016). Singlet Exciton Lifetimes in Conjugated Polymer Films for Organic Solar Cells. Polymers (Basel) vol. 8, (1)
10.3390/polym8010014
Yue W, Nikolka M, Xiao M, Sadhanala A, Nielsen CB, White AJP, Chen HY, Onwubiko A et al.(2016). Azaisoindigo conjugated polymers for high performance n-type and ambipolar thin film transistor applications. Journal of Materials Chemistry C vol. 4, (41) 9704-9710.
10.1039/c6tc03000a
Ramadan AJ, Nielsen CB, Holliday S, Jones TS, McCulloch I, Rochford LA(2016). Organic/inorganic epitaxy: Commensurate epitaxial growth of truxenone on Cu (111). RSC Advances vol. 6, (21) 17125-17128.
10.1039/c6ra01541g
Nielsen CB, Holliday S, Chen H-Y, Cryer SJ, McCulloch I(2015). Non-fullerene electron acceptors for use in organic solar cells. Acc Chem Res vol. 48, (11) 2803-2812.
10.1021/acs.accounts.5b00199
Yue W, Ashraf RS, Nielsen CB, Collado-Fregoso E, Niazi MR, Yousaf SA, Kirkus M, Chen H-Y et al.(2015). A thieno[3,2-b][1]benzothiophene isoindigo building block for additive- and annealing-free high-performance polymer solar cells. Adv Mater vol. 27, (32) 4702-4707.
10.1002/adma.201501841
Schroeder BC, Kirkus M, Nielsen CB, Ashraf RS, McCulloch I(2015). Dithienosilolothiophene: A New Polyfused Donor for Organic Electronics. Macromolecules vol. 48, (16) 5557-5562.
10.1021/acs.macromol.5b00941
Nielsen CB, White AJP, McCulloch I(2015). Effect of fluorination of 2,1,3-benzothiadiazole. J Org Chem vol. 80, (10) 5045-5048.
10.1021/acs.joc.5b00430
Nielsen CB, Ashraf RS, Treat ND, Schroeder BC, Donaghey JE, White AJP, Stingelin N, McCulloch I(2015). 2,1,3-Benzothiadiazole-5,6-dicarboxylic imide--a versatile building block for additive- and annealing-free processing of organic solar cells with efficiencies exceeding 8%. Adv Mater vol. 27, (5) 948-953.
10.1002/adma.201404858
Ashraf RS, Meager I, Nikolka M, Kirkus M, Planells M, Schroeder BC, Holliday S, Hurhangee M et al.(2015). Chalcogenophene comonomer comparison in small band gap diketopyrrolopyrrole-based conjugated polymers for high-performing field-effect transistors and organic solar cells. J Am Chem Soc vol. 137, (3) 1314-1321.
10.1021/ja511984q
Holliday S, Ashraf RS, Nielsen CB, Kirkus M, Röhr JA, Tan C-H, Collado-Fregoso E, Knall A-C et al.(2015). A rhodanine flanked nonfullerene acceptor for solution-processed organic photovoltaics. J Am Chem Soc vol. 137, (2) 898-904.
10.1021/ja5110602
Qiu W, Paetzold UW, Gehlhaar R, Smirnov V, Boyen HG, Tait JG, Conings B, Zhang W et al.(2015). An electron beam evaporated TiO<inf>2</inf> layer for high efficiency planar perovskite solar cells on flexible polyethylene terephthalate substrates. Journal of Materials Chemistry A vol. 3, (45) 22824-22829.
10.1039/c5ta07515g
Rumer JW, Ashraf RS, Eisenmenger ND, Huang Z, Meager I, Nielsen CB, Schroeder BC, Chabinyc ML et al.(2015). Dual function additives: A small molecule crosslinker for enhanced efficiency and stability in organic solar cells. Advanced Energy Materials vol. 5, (9)
10.1002/aenm.201401426
Schroeder BC, Nielsen CB, Westacott P, Smith J, Rossbauer S, Anthopoulos TD, Stingelin N, McCulloch I(2015). Effects of alkyl chain positioning on conjugated polymer microstructure and field-effect mobilities. MRS Communications vol. 5, (3) 435-440.
10.1557/mrc.2015.49
Meager I, Nikolka M, Schroeder BC, Nielsen CB, Planells M, Bronstein H, Rumer JW, James DI et al.(2014). Thieno[3,2-b]thiophene flanked isoindigo polymers for high performance ambipolar OFET applications. Advanced Functional Materials vol. 24, (45) 7109-7115.
10.1002/adfm.201402307
Meager I, Ashraf RS, Nielsen CB, Donaghey JE, Huang Z, Bronstein H, Durrant JR, McCulloch I(2014). Power conversion efficiency enhancement in diketopyrrolopyrrole based solar cells through polymer fractionation. Journal of Materials Chemistry C vol. 2, (40) 8593-8598.
10.1039/c4tc01594k
Nielsen CB, Voroshazi E, Holliday S, Cnops K, Cheyns D, McCulloch I(2014). Electron-deficient truxenone derivatives and their use in organic photovoltaics. Journal of Materials Chemistry A vol. 2, (31) 12348-12354.
10.1039/c4ta01653j
Rumer JW, Schroeder BC, Nielsen CB, Ashraf RS, Beatrup D, Bronstein H, Cryer SJ, Donaghey JE et al.(2014). Bis-lactam-based donor polymers for organic solar cells: Evolution by design. Thin Solid Films vol. 560, 82-85.
10.1016/j.tsf.2013.10.089
Schroeder BC, Rossbauer S, Kline RJ, Biniek L, Watkins SE, Anthopoulos TD, McCulloch I, Nielsen CB(2014). Benzotrithiophene copolymers: Influence of molecular packing and energy levels on charge carrier mobility. Macromolecules vol. 47, (9) 2883-2890.
10.1021/ma500163u
Dimitrov SD, Huang Z, Deledalle F, Nielsen CB, Schroeder BC, Ashraf RS, Shoaee S, McCulloch I et al.(2014). Towards optimisation of photocurrent from fullerene excitons in organic solar cells. Energy and Environmental Science vol. 7, (3) 1037-1043.
10.1039/c3ee42607f
Nielsen CB, McCulloch I(2013). Recent advances in transistor performance of polythiophenes. Progress in Polymer Science vol. 38, (12) 2053-2069.
10.1016/j.progpolymsci.2013.05.003
Nielsen CB, Ashraf RS, Rossbauer S, Anthopoulos T, McCulloch I(2013). Post-polymerization ketalization for improved organic photovoltaic materials. Macromolecules vol. 46, (19) 7727-7732.
10.1021/ma401474a
Nielsen CB, Turbiez M, McCulloch I(2013). Recent advances in the development of semiconducting DPP-containing polymers for transistor applications. Adv Mater vol. 25, (13) 1859-1880.
10.1002/adma.201201795
Bansal N, Reynolds LX, MacLachlan A, Lutz T, Ashraf RS, Zhang W, Nielsen CB, McCulloch I et al.(2013). Influence of crystallinity and energetics on charge separation in polymer-inorganic nanocomposite films for solar cells. Sci Rep vol. 3, 1531-1531.
10.1038/srep01531
Nielsen CB, Sohn E-H, Cho D-J, Schroeder BC, Smith J, Lee M, Anthopoulos TD, Song K et al.(2013). Improved field-effect transistor performance of a benzotrithiophene polymer through ketal cleavage in the solid state. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces vol. 5, (5) 1806-1810.
10.1021/am303138q
Zhong H, Li Z, Deledalle F, Fregoso EC, Shahid M, Fei Z, Nielsen CB, Yaacobi-Gross N et al.(2013). Fused dithienogermolodithiophene low band gap polymers for high-performance organic solar cells without processing additives. J Am Chem Soc vol. 135, (6) 2040-2043.
10.1021/ja311700u
Bronstein H, Frost JM, Hadipour A, Kim Y, Nielsen CB, Ashraf RS, Rand BP, Watkins S et al.(2013). Effect of fluorination on the properties of a donor-acceptor copolymer for use in photovoltaic cells and transistors. Chemistry of Materials vol. 25, (3) 277-285.
10.1021/cm301910t
Biniek L, Schroeder BC, Donaghey JE, Yaacobi-Gross N, Ashraf RS, Soon YW, Nielsen CB, Durrant JR et al.(2013). New fused bis-thienobenzothienothiophene copolymers and their use in organic solar cells and transistors. Macromolecules vol. 46, (3) 727-735.
10.1021/ma302390z
Nielsen CB, Voroshazi E, Holliday S, Cnops K, Rand BP, McCulloch I(2013). Efficient truxenone-based acceptors for organic photovoltaics. Journal of Materials Chemistry A vol. 1, (1) 73-76.
10.1039/c2ta00548d
Bakulin AA, Dimitrov SD, Rao A, Chow PCY, Nielsen CB, Schroeder BC, McCulloch I, Bakker HJ et al.(2013). Charge-Transfer State Dynamics Following Hole and Electron Transfer in Organic Photovoltaic Devices. J Phys Chem Lett vol. 4, (1) 209-215.
10.1021/jz301883y
Dimitrov SD, Bakulin AA, Nielsen CB, Schroeder BC, Du J, Bronstein H, McCulloch I, Friend RH et al.(2012). On the energetic dependence of charge separation in low-band-gap polymer/fullerene blends. J Am Chem Soc vol. 134, (44) 18189-18192.
10.1021/ja308177d
Biniek L, Schroeder BC, Nielsen CB, McCulloch I(2012). Recent advances in high mobility donor-acceptor semiconducting polymers. Journal of Materials Chemistry vol. 22, (30) 14803-14813.
10.1039/c2jm31943h
Schroeder BC, Ashraf RS, Thomas S, White AJP, Biniek L, Nielsen CB, Zhang W, Huang Z et al.(2012). Synthesis of novel thieno[3,2-b]thienobis(silolothiophene) based low bandgap polymers for organic photovoltaics. Chem Commun (Camb) vol. 48, (62) 7699-7701.
10.1039/c2cc33718e
Nielsen CB, Ashraf RS, Schroeder BC, D'Angelo P, Watkins SE, Song K, Anthopoulos TD, McCulloch I(2012). Random benzotrithiophene-based donor-acceptor copolymers for efficient organic photovoltaic devices. Chem Commun (Camb) vol. 48, (47) 5832-5834.
10.1039/c2cc31934a
McCulloch I, Ashraf RS, Biniek L, Bronstein H, Combe C, Donaghey JE, James DI, Nielsen CB et al.(2012). Design of semiconducting indacenodithiophene polymers for high performance transistors and solar cells. Acc Chem Res vol. 45, (5) 714-722.
10.1021/ar200208g
Kirkpatrick J, Nielsen CB, Zhang W, Bronstein H, Ashraf RS, Heeney M, McCulloch I(2012). A systematic approach to the design optimization of light-absorbing indenofluorene polymers for organic photovoltaics. Advanced Energy Materials vol. 2, (2) 260-265.
10.1002/aenm.201100622
Dimitrov SD, Nielsen CB, Shoaee S, Shakya Tuladhar P, Du J, McCulloch I, Durrant JR(2012). Efficient charge photogeneration by the dissociation of PC <inf>70</inf> BM excitons in polymer/fullerene solar cells. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters vol. 3, (1) 140-144.
10.1021/jz201484b
Donaghey JE, Ashraf RS, Kim Y, Huang ZG, Nielsen CB, Zhang W, Schroeder B, Grenier CRG et al.(2011). Pyrroloindacenodithiophene containing polymers for organic field effect transistors and organic photovoltaics. Journal of Materials Chemistry vol. 21, (46) 18744-18752.
10.1039/c1jm13428k
Nielsen CB, Schroeder BC, Hadipour A, Rand BP, Watkins SE, McCulloch I(2011). A benzotrithiophene-based low band gap polymer for polymer solar cells with high open-circuit voltage. Journal of Materials Chemistry vol. 21, (44) 17642-17645.
10.1039/c1jm13393d
Schroeder BC, Nielsen CB, Kim YJ, Smith J, Huang Z, Durrant J, Watkins SE, Song K et al.(2011). Benzotrithiophene Co-polymers with high charge carrier mobilities in field-effect transistors. Chemistry of Materials vol. 23, (17) 4025-4031.
10.1021/cm2015884
Nielsen CB, Fraser JM, Schroeder BC, Du J, White AJP, Zhang W, McCulloch I(2011). Benzotrithiophene--a planar, electron-rich building block for organic semiconductors. Org Lett vol. 13, (9) 2414-2417.
10.1021/ol200643z
Mavrinskiy A, Nielsen CB, Reynolds JR, Müllen K, Pisula W(2011). Influence of the alkyl mantle on the self-assembly of phenylene-thienylene- based oligomers. Chemistry of Materials vol. 23, (7) 1939-1945.
10.1021/cm1036716
Tuladhar SM, Sims M, Choulis SA, Nielsen CB, George WN, Steinke JHG, Bradley DDC, Nelson J(2009). Influence of side chain symmetry on the performance of poly(2,5-dialkoxy-p-phenylenevinylene): fullerene blend solar cells. Organic Electronics: physics, materials, applications vol. 10, (4) 562-567.
10.1016/j.orgel.2009.02.008
Tuladhar SM, Sims M, Kirkpatrick J, Maher RC, Chatten AJ, Bradley DDC, Nelson J, Etchegoin PG et al.(2009). Influence of alkyl chain length on charge transport in symmetrically substituted poly(2,5-dialkoxy-p-phenylenevinylene) polymers. Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics vol. 79, (3)
10.1103/PhysRevB.79.035201
Nielsen CB, Angerhofer A, Abboud KA, Reynolds JR(2008). Discrete photopatternable pi-conjugated oligomers for electrochromic devices. J Am Chem Soc vol. 130, (30) 9734-9746.
10.1021/ja7112273
Sims M, Tuladhar SM, Nelson J, Maher RC, Campoy-Quiles M, Choulis SA, Mairy M, Bradley DDC et al.(2007). Correlation between microstructure and charge transport in poly(2,5-dimethoxy- p -phenylenevinylene) thin films. Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics vol. 76, (19)
10.1103/PhysRevB.76.195206
Nielsen CB, Bjørnholm T(2005). Structure-property relations of regiosymmetrical 3,4-dioxy-functionalized polythiophenes. Macromolecules vol. 38, (25) 10379-10387.
10.1021/ma051609t
Nielsen CB, Bjørnholm T(2004). New regiosymmetrical dioxopyrrolo- and dihydropyrrolo-functionalized polythiophenes. Org Lett vol. 6, (19) 3381-3384.
10.1021/ol048659n
Laursen BW, Nørgaard K, Reitzel N, Simonsen JB, Nielsen CB, Als-Nielsen J, Bjørnholm T, Sølling TI et al.(2004). Macroscopic alignment of graphene stacks by Langmuir-Blodgett deposition of amphiphilic hexabenzocoronenes. Langmuir vol. 20, (10) 4139-4146.
10.1021/la049944i
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