2019 Publications

  1.  Chen, J.; Motta, A.; Zhang, J.; Gao, Y.; Marks, T.J.; Mechanisim of Organoscandium-Catalyzed Ethylene Copolymerization with Amino Olefins: A Quantum Chemical Analysis. ACS Catalysis, 2019, in press. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.9b02317.
  2. Gao, Y.; Chen, J.; Wang, Y.; Pickens, D.B.; Motta, A.; Wang, Q.J.; Chung, Y.-W.; Lohr, T.L.; Marks, T.J.; Highly Branched Polyethylene Oligomers via Single-Site Polymerization in Very Nonpolar Media, Nature Catal. 2019, 2, 236-242.  DOI:10.1038/s41929-018-0224-0.
  3.  Wang, G.; Swick, S.; Matta, M.; Mukharjee, S.; Chen, Y.; Logsdon, J.L.; Fabiano, S.; Huang, W.; Aldrich, T.J.; Yang, T.; Timalsina, A.; Powers-Riggs, N.; Young, R.M.; Wasielewski, M.R.; Kohlstedt, K.L.; DeLongchamp, D.M.; Schatz, G.C.; Melkonyan, F.S.; Facchetti, A.; Marks, T.J.; Directing Photovoltaic Blend Microstructure for Higher Efficiency Post-Fullerene Solar Cells. To Tilt or not to Tilt? J.Amer. Chem. Soc. 2019, in press. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b03770.
  4. Wang, G.; Melkonyan, F.; Facchetti, A.; Marks, T.J.; All-Polymer Solar Cells: Recent Progress, Challenges, and Perspectives, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 4129-4142.DOI: org/10.1002/ange.201808976.
  5. Chen, Y.; Huang, W.; Sangwan, V.K.; Wang, B.; Zeng, L.; Wang, G.; Huang, Y.; Lu, Z.; Bedzyk, M.J.; Hersam, M.C.; Marks, T.J.; Facchetti, A.; Polymer Doping Enables Two-Dimensional Electron Gas for High-Performance Homojunction Oxide Thin-Film Transistors, Advan. Mater. 2019, 31,1805082. DOI:10.1002/adma.201805082.
  6.  Littlewood, P.; Liu, S.; Weitz, E.; Marks, T.J.; Stair, P.C.; Ni-Alumina Dry Reforming Catalysts: Atomic Layer Deposition and the Issue of Ni Aluminate, Catalysis Today, 2019, in press. DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2019.03.040.
  7.  Littlewood, P.; Weitz, E.; Marks, T.J.; Stair, P.C.; Kinetic Isoconversion Loop Catalysis (KILCat): A Reactor Operation Mode to Investigate Slow Catalyst Deactivation Processes, with Ni/Al2O3 for the Dry Reforming of Methane, Indust. Eng. Chem. 2019, 58, 2481–2491. DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.8b04320.
  8.  Amsterdam, S.; Stanev, T.K.; Zhou, O.; Lou, A. J.-T.; Bergeron, H.; Darancet, P.; Hersam, M.C.; Stern, N.P.; Marks, T.J.; Electronic Coupling in Metallomacrocyle-Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Heterojunctions Probed by Optical and Vibrational Spectroscopies, ACS Nano, 2019, 13, 4183–4190. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b09166.
  9.  Aldrich, T.J.; Zhu, W.; Mukherjee, S.; Richter, L.J.; Gann, E.; DeLongchamp, D.M.; Facchetti, A.; Melkonyan, F.S.; Marks, T.J.; Sustainable Post-Fullerene Solar Cells via Direct C–H Arylation Polymerization of Benzodithiophene-based Donor Copolymers, Chem. Mater. 2019, 31, 4313-4321. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b01741.
  10.  Zheng, D.; Wang, G.; Huang, W.; Wang, B.; Ke, W.; Logsdon, J.L.; Wang, H.; Wang, Z.; Zhu, W.; Wasielewski, M.R.; Kanatzidis, M.G.; Yu, J.; Marks, T.J.; Facchetti, A.; Combustion synthesized zinc oxide electron-transporting layer for efficient and stable perovskite solar cells, Advan. Funct. Mater. 2019, 29, 1900265.
  11.  Jones, L.O.; Mosquera, M.A.; Fu, B.; Schatz, G.C.; Ratner, M.A.; Marks, T.J.; Germanium Fluoride Nanocages as Optically Transparent n‑Type Materials and their Endohedral Metallofullerene Derivatives, J.Amer. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 1672–1684. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b11259.
  12.  Wang, B.; Guo, P.; Zeng, L.; Sil, A.; Huang, W.; Leonardi, M.J.; Zhang, X.; Wang, G.; Yu, X.; Bedzyk, M.J.; Schaller, R.D.; Marks, T.J.; Facchetti, A.; Ultrafast, scalable fabrication of solution-processed metal oxides for thin-film electronics, PNAS. 2019, 116, 9230-9238. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1901492116.
  13.  Moffitt, S.L.; Stallings, K.L.; Falduto, A.F.; Lee, W.; Buchholz, D.B.; Wang, B.; Ma, Q.; Chang, R.P.H.; Marks, T.J.; Bedzyk, M.J.; Processing, structure, and Transistor Performance:Combustion Synthesis verus Pulsed Laser Growth of Amorphous Oxides, ACS Appl. Electron. Mater. 2019, 1, 548–557. DOI: 10.1021/acsaelm.9b00012.
  14.  Zhang, X.; Wang, B.; Huang, W.; Wang, G.; Zhu, W.; Wang, Z.; Zhang, W.; Facchetti, A.; Marks, T.J.; Oxide-Polymer Heterojunction Diodes with a Nanoscopic Phase Separated Insulating Layer, Nano Lett., 2019, 19, 471–476. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b04284.
  15.  Liu, D.-H.; Marks, T.J.; Li, Z.; Catalytic One-pot Conversion of Cellulosic Biomass Derivatives into Hydrocarbon and Ether Biofuels by Tandem Hf(OTf)4 + Pd/C Catalysis, ChemSusChem 2019, in press. DOI:org/10.1002/cssc.201902137.
  16.  Soe, C.M.M.; Nagabhushana, GP.; Shivaramaiah, R.; Tsai, H.; Nie, T.; Blancon, J.-C.; Melkonyan, F.; Cao, D.H.; Traoré, B.; Pedesseau, L.; Kepenekian, M.; Katan, C.; Even, J.; Marks, T.J.; Navrotsky, A.; Mohite, A.D.; Stoumpos, C.C.; Kanatzidis, M.G.; Homologous 2D Halide Perovskites: How Thick Can They Get?, PNAS, 2019, 116, 58-66. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1811006115.
  17.  Aldrich, T.J.; Matta, M.; Zhu, W.; Swick, S.M.; Stern, C.; Schatz, G.C.; Facchetti, A.; Melkonyan, F.S.; Marks, T.J.; Fluorination Effects on Indaceno-dithienothiophene Acceptor Packing and Electronic Structure, End-Group Redistribution, and Solar Cell Photovoltaic Response, J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 3274–3287. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b13653.
  18.  Gong, J.; Li, X.; Guo, P.; Zhang, I.; Huang, W.; Lu, K.; Cheng, Y.; Schaller, R.; Marks, T.J.; Xu, T.; Energy-Distinguishable Bipolar UV Photoelectron Injection from LiCl-Promoted FAPbCl3 Perovskite Nanorods, J. Mater. Chem. A., 2019, 7, 13043-13049. DOI: 10.1039/c9ta01160a.
  19.  Lee, B.; Ezhumalai, Y.; Lee, W.; Chen, M.-C.; Yeh, C.-Y.; Marks, T.J.; Chang, R.P.H.; Cs2SnI6 Encapsulated Multi-Dye Sensitized All Solid-State Solar Cells, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 201911, 21424-21434. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b19778.
  20.  Huang, W.; Wang, G.; Luo, C.; Xu, Y.; Xu, Y.; Eckstein, B.J.; Chen, Y.; Wang, B.; Huang, J.; Kang, Y.; Wu, J.; Dravid, V.P.; Facchetti, A.; Marks, T.J.; Controllable Growth of LiMn2O4 by Combustion Synthesis for High Performance Li-ion Batteries, Nano Energy, 2019, in press. DOI:org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2019.103936.
  21.  Liu, X.; Balla, I.; Sangwang, V.K.; Usta, H.; Facchetti, A.; Marks, T.J.; Hersam, M.C.; Ultrahigh Vacuum Self-Assembly of Rotationally Commensurate Graphene/MoS2/C8-BTBT Mixed-Dimensional Heterostructures, Chem. Mater. 2019, 31, 1761–1766. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b05348.
  22.  Lou, A. J.-T.; Marks, T.J.; A Twist on Nonlinear Optics: Understanding the Unique Response of π-Twisted Chromophores, Accts. Chem. Res., 2019, 52, 1428-1438. DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.9b00077.
  23.  Chen, J.; Motta, A.; Wang, B.; Gao, Y.; Marks, T.J.; Facilitating Polar Comonomer Enchainment in Zirconacene-Catalyzed, Masking Reagent-Free, Ethylene Copolymerization, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 7030-7034. DOI:10.1002/anie.201902042.
  24.  Manley, E.F.; Harschneck, T.; Eastham, N.D.; Leonardi, M.J.; Zhou, N.; Chang, R.P.H.; Chen, L.X.; Marks, T.J.; Side Chain and Solvent Direction of Film Morphology in Small-Molecule Organic Solar Materials. In situ Analysis, Chem. Mater. 2019, in press.
  25.  Sangwan, V.K.; Zhu, M.; Clark, S.; Luck, K.A.; Marks, T.J.; Kanatzidis, M.G.; Hersam, M.C.;Low Frequency Carrier Kinetics in Perovskite Solar Cells, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2019, 11, 14166–14174. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b03884.
  26.  Barger, C.J.; Motta, A.; Weidner, V.L.; Lohr, T.L.; Marks, T.J.;La[N(SiMe3)2]3 – Catalyzed Reduction of Esters with Pinacolborane – Scope and Mechanism of Ester Cleavage, ACS Catalysis, 2019, in press. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.9b02605.
  27.  Gao, Y.; Christianson, M.D.; Wang, Y.; Chen, J.; Marshall, S.; Klosin, J.; Lohr, T.L.; Marks, T.J.;  Unusual Precatalyst σ-Ligand Effects on Phenoxyimine Zr-Catalyzed Ethylene/1-Octene Copolymerizations, J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 7822–7830. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b01445.
  28.  Lee, B.; Ezhumalai, Y.; Lee, W.; Chen, M.-C.; Yeh, C.-Y.; Marks, T.J.; Chang, R.; Cs2SnI6 Encapsulated Multi-Dye Sensitized All Solid-State Solar Cells, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2019, 11, 21424−21434. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b19778.
  29.  Li, J.; Liu, S.; Lohr, T.L.; Marks, T.J.; Efficient Chemoselective Reduction of N-Oxides and Sulfoxides using a Carbon-Supported Molybdenum-Dioxo Catalyst and Alcohols, Chem.Cat.Chem. 2019, in press. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201900436.
  30.  Chen, Y.; Zhu, W.; Wu, J.; Huang, Y.; Facchetti, A.; Marks, T.J.; Recent Advances in Squaraine Dyes for Bulk-Heterojunction Organic Solar Cells, Org. Photonics Photovolt. 2019, 7, 1-16.  DOI: 10.1515/oph-2019-0001.
  31.  Padgaonkar, S.; Amsterdam, S.H.; Bergeron, H.; Su, K.; Marks, T.J.; Hersam, M.C.; Weiss, E.A.; Molecular Orientation-Dependent Interfacial Charge Transfer in Phthalocyanine/MoS2 Mixed-Dimensional Heterojunctions, J. Phys. Chem. C. 2019, 123, 13337-13343. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b04063.
  32.  Vegiraju, S.; Ke, W.; Priyanka, P.; Huang, P.-C.; Ni, J.-S.; Spanopoulos, I.; Yau, S.L.; Marks, T.J.; Chen, M.-C.; Kanatzidis, M.G.; Benzodithiophene Hole-Transporting Materials for Efficient Tin-Based Perovskite Solar Cells, Advan. Funct. Mater. 2019,in press. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201905393.
  33.  Zheng, D.; Peng, R.; Wang, G.; Logsdon, J.L.; Wang, B.; Hu, X.; Chen, Y.; Dravid, V.P.; Wasielewski, M.R.; Yu, J.; Huang, W.; Ge, Z.; Marks, T.J.; Facchetti, A.; Simultaneous Bottom-up Interfacial and Bulk Defect Passivation in Highly Efficient Planar Perovskite Solar Cells using Non-Conjugated Small-Molecule Electrolytes, Adv. Mater. 2019, in press.  DOI:10.1002/adma.201903239.
  34.  Chen, J.; Motta, A.; Zhang, J.; Gao, Y.; Marks, T.J.; On the Mechanism of Organoscandium-Catalyzed Ethylene Copolymerization with Amino-Olefins.  A Quantum Chemical Analysis, ACS Catalysis 2019, in press. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.9b02317.
  35.  Alzola, J.M.; Powers-Riggs, N.E.; LaPorte, N.T.; Young, R.M.; Marks, T.J.; Wasielewski, M.R.; Photoinduced Electron Transfer from Zinc meso-Tetraphenylporphyrin to a One-Dimensional Perylenediimide Aggregate: Probing the Effects of Anion Delocalization, 2019, in press. DOI: 10.1142/S1088424619500858.
  36.  Wang, Z.; Zhuang, X.; Chen, Y.; Wang, B.; Huang, W.; Marks, T.J.; Facchetti, A. Cinnamate-Functionalized Natural Carbohydrates as Photopatternable Gate Dielectrics for Organic Transistors, Chemistry of Materials, 2019, in press. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b02413.