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Publications:  Dr Christian Nielsen

Giovannitti A, Thorley KJ, Nielsen CB et al.(2018). Redox-Stability of Alkoxy-BDT Copolymers and their Use for Organic Bioelectronic Devices. Advanced Functional Materials
Schott S, McNellis ER, Nielsen CB et al.(2017). Tuning the effective spin-orbit coupling in molecular semiconductors. Nat Commun vol. 8, 15200-15200.
Neophytou M, Griffiths J, Fraser J et al.(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.
Spicer CD, Booth MA, Mawad D et al.(2017). Synthesis of Hetero-bifunctional, End-Capped Oligo-EDOT Derivatives. Chem vol. 2, (1) 125-138.
Qiu W, Bastos JP, Dasgupta S et al.(2017). Highly efficient perovskite solar cells with crosslinked PCBM interlayers. Journal of Materials Chemistry A vol. 5, (6) 2466-2472.
Giovannitti A, Sbircea DT, Inal S et al.(2016). Controlling the mode of operation of organic transistors through side-chain engineering. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America vol. 113, (43) 12017-12022.
Knall AC, Ashraf RS, Nikolka M 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.
Giovannitti A, Nielsen CB, Sbircea DT et al.(2016). N-type organic electrochemical transistors with stability in water. Nature Communications vol. 7, Article 13066,
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.
Nielsen CB, Giovannitti A, Sbircea D-T et al.(2016). Molecular Design of Semiconducting Polymers for High-Performance Organic Electrochemical Transistors. J Am Chem Soc vol. 138, (32) 10252-10259.
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
Guilbert AA, Zbiri M, Jenart MV et al.(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.
Holliday S, Ashraf RS, Wadsworth A 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.
Biniek L, Nielsen CB(2016). Organic photovoltaics: More than ever, an Interdisciplinary field. Polymers vol. 8, (3)
Giovannitti A, Nielsen CB, Rivnay J 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.
Yue W, Nikolka M, Xiao M 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.
Ramadan AJ, Nielsen CB, Holliday S et al.(2016). Organic/inorganic epitaxy: Commensurate epitaxial growth of truxenone on Cu (111). RSC Advances vol. 6, (21) 17125-17128.
Dimitrov SD, Schroeder BC, Nielsen CB et al.(2016). Singlet exciton lifetimes in conjugated polymer films for organic solar cells. Polymers vol. 8, (1)
Rochford LA, Ramadan AJ, Holliday S et al.(2016). The effect of fluorination on the surface structure of truxenones. RSC Advances vol. 6, (71) 67315-67318.
Nielsen CB, Holliday S, Chen H-Y et al.(2015). Non-fullerene electron acceptors for use in organic solar cells. Acc Chem Res vol. 48, (11) 2803-2812.
Yue W, Ashraf RS, Nielsen CB 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.
Schroeder BC, Kirkus M, Nielsen CB et al.(2015). Dithienosilolothiophene: A New Polyfused Donor for Organic Electronics. Macromolecules vol. 48, (16) 5557-5562.
Nielsen CB, White AJP, McCulloch I(2015). Effect of fluorination of 2,1,3-benzothiadiazole. J Org Chem vol. 80, (10) 5045-5048.
Nielsen CB, Ashraf RS, Treat ND et al.(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.
Ashraf RS, Meager I, Nikolka 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.
Holliday S, Ashraf RS, Nielsen CB et al.(2015). A rhodanine flanked nonfullerene acceptor for solution-processed organic photovoltaics. J Am Chem Soc vol. 137, (2) 898-904.
Qiu W, Paetzold UW, Gehlhaar R 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.
Rumer JW, Ashraf RS, Eisenmenger ND 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)
Schroeder BC, Nielsen CB, Westacott P et al.(2015). Effects of alkyl chain positioning on conjugated polymer microstructure and field-effect mobilities. MRS Communications vol. 5, (3) 435-440.
Meager I, Nikolka M, Schroeder BC 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.
Meager I, Ashraf RS, Nielsen CB et al.(2014). Power conversion efficiency enhancement in diketopyrrolopyrrole based solar cells through polymer fractionation. Journal of Materials Chemistry C vol. 2, (40) 8593-8598.
Nielsen CB, Voroshazi E, Holliday S et al.(2014). Electron-deficient truxenone derivatives and their use in organic photovoltaics. Journal of Materials Chemistry A vol. 2, (31) 12348-12354.
Rumer JW, Schroeder BC, Nielsen CB et al.(2014). Bis-lactam-based donor polymers for organic solar cells: Evolution by design. Thin Solid Films vol. 560, 82-85.
Schroeder BC, Rossbauer S, Kline RJ et al.(2014). Benzotrithiophene copolymers: Influence of molecular packing and energy levels on charge carrier mobility. Macromolecules vol. 47, (9) 2883-2890.
Dimitrov SD, Huang Z, Deledalle F et al.(2014). Towards optimisation of photocurrent from fullerene excitons in organic solar cells. Energy and Environmental Science vol. 7, (3) 1037-1043.
Nielsen CB, McCulloch I(2013). Recent advances in transistor performance of polythiophenes. Progress in Polymer Science vol. 38, (12) 2053-2069.
Nielsen CB, Ashraf RS, Rossbauer S et al.(2013). Post-polymerization ketalization for improved organic photovoltaic materials. Macromolecules vol. 46, (19) 7727-7732.
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.
Bansal N, Reynolds LX, MacLachlan A 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.
Nielsen CB, Sohn E-H, Cho D-J 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.
Zhong H, Li Z, Deledalle F 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.
Bronstein H, Frost JM, Hadipour A 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.
Biniek L, Schroeder BC, Donaghey JE et al.(2013). New fused bis-thienobenzothienothiophene copolymers and their use in organic solar cells and transistors. Macromolecules vol. 46, (3) 727-735.
Nielsen CB, Voroshazi E, Holliday S et al.(2013). Efficient truxenone-based acceptors for organic photovoltaics. Journal of Materials Chemistry A vol. 1, (1) 73-76.
Bakulin AA, Dimitrov SD, Rao A 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.
Dimitrov SD, Bakulin AA, Nielsen CB 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.
Biniek L, Schroeder BC, Nielsen CB et al.(2012). Recent advances in high mobility donor-acceptor semiconducting polymers. Journal of Materials Chemistry vol. 22, (30) 14803-14813.
Schroeder BC, Ashraf RS, Thomas S 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.
Nielsen CB, Ashraf RS, Schroeder BC et al.(2012). Random benzotrithiophene-based donor-acceptor copolymers for efficient organic photovoltaic devices. Chem Commun (Camb) vol. 48, (47) 5832-5834.
McCulloch I, Ashraf RS, Biniek L et al.(2012). Design of semiconducting indacenodithiophene polymers for high performance transistors and solar cells. Acc Chem Res vol. 45, (5) 714-722.
Kirkpatrick J, Nielsen CB, Zhang W et al.(2012). A systematic approach to the design optimization of light-absorbing indenofluorene polymers for organic photovoltaics. Advanced Energy Materials vol. 2, (2) 260-265.
Dimitrov SD, Nielsen CB, Shoaee S et al.(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.
Donaghey JE, Ashraf RS, Kim Y et al.(2011). Pyrroloindacenodithiophene containing polymers for organic field effect transistors and organic photovoltaics. Journal of Materials Chemistry vol. 21, (46) 18744-18752.
Nielsen CB, Schroeder BC, Hadipour A et al.(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.
Schroeder BC, Nielsen CB, Kim YJ et al.(2011). Benzotrithiophene Co-polymers with high charge carrier mobilities in field-effect transistors. Chemistry of Materials vol. 23, (17) 4025-4031.
Nielsen CB, Fraser JM, Schroeder BC et al.(2011). Benzotrithiophene--a planar, electron-rich building block for organic semiconductors. Org Lett vol. 13, (9) 2414-2417.
Mavrinskiy A, Nielsen CB, Reynolds JR et al.(2011). Influence of the alkyl mantle on the self-assembly of phenylene-thienylene- based oligomers. Chemistry of Materials vol. 23, (7) 1939-1945.
Tuladhar SM, Sims M, Choulis SA et al.(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.
Tuladhar SM, Sims M, Kirkpatrick J 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)
Nielsen CB, Angerhofer A, Abboud KA et al.(2008). Discrete photopatternable pi-conjugated oligomers for electrochromic devices. J Am Chem Soc vol. 130, (30) 9734-9746.
Sims M, Tuladhar SM, Nelson J 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)
Nielsen CB, Bjørnholm T(2005). Structure-property relations of regiosymmetrical 3,4-dioxy-functionalized polythiophenes. Macromolecules vol. 38, (25) 10379-10387.
Nielsen CB, Bjørnholm T(2004). New regiosymmetrical dioxopyrrolo- and dihydropyrrolo-functionalized polythiophenes. Org Lett vol. 6, (19) 3381-3384.
Laursen BW, Nørgaard K, Reitzel N et al.(2004). Macroscopic alignment of graphene stacks by Langmuir-Blodgett deposition of amphiphilic hexabenzocoronenes. Langmuir vol. 20, (10) 4139-4146.
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