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, 9, 8810-8818. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.9b02317.
  2. Chen, Y.; Wang, B.; Huang, W.; Zhang, X.; Wang, G.; Leonardi, M.; Huang, Y.; Lu, Z.; Marks, T.J.; Facchetti, A.; Nitroacetylactone as a (co)Fuel for the Combustion Synthesis of High-Performance Indium-Gallium-Zinc Oxide Transistors, Mater. 2018, 30, 3323-3329.DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b00663.
  3. Leonardi, M.J.; Melkonyan, F.S.; Fabiano, S.; Barger, C.J.; Wang, G.; Manley, E.F.; Mouat, A.R.; Chen, L.X.; Facchetti, A.; Marks, T.J.; Impact of Fluorination on Thienyldiketopyrrolopyrroles’ Physicochemical Properties and Optoelectronic Device Performance, 2019, submitted for publication.
  4. 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.
  5. Wang, G.; Swick, S.; Matta, M.; Mukherjee, 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.; Photovoltaic Blend Microstructure for Higher Efficiency Post-Fullerene Solar Cells. To Tilt or not to Tilt?, Amer. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141,13410-13420. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b03770.
  6. Wang, G.; Melkonyan, F.; Facchetti, A.; Marks, T.J.; All-Polymer Solar Cells: Recent Progress, Challenges, and Perspectives, Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 58, 4129-4142. DOI: 10.1002/ange.201808976.
  7. 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, Mater., 2019, 31, 1805082. DOI:10.1002/adma.201805082.
  8. 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, 434, 18-25. DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2019.03.040x.
  9. 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, Eng. Chem., 2019, 58, 2481-2491. DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.8b04320.
  10. Amsterdam, S.; Stanev, T.K.; Zhou, Q.; 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:1021/acsnano.8b09166.
  11. Aldrich, T.J.; Zhu, W.; Mukherjee, S.; Richter, L.J.; Gann, E.; DeLongchamp, D.M.; Facchetti, A.; Melkonyan, F.S.; Marks, T.J.; Stable Postfullerene Solar Cells via Direct C–H Arylation Polymerization. Morphology–Performance Relationships, Mater, 2019, 31, 4313-4321. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b01741.
  12. 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, Funct. Mater, 2019, 29, 1900265. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201900265.
  13. 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, Amer. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 1672-1684. DOI:10.1021/jacs.8b11259.
  14. 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.19014
  15. 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:1021/acsaelm.9b00012.
  16. 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.
  17. 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, 12, 5217- 5223. DOI:10.1002/cssc.201902137.
  18. 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.; Structural and thermodynamic limits of layer thickness in 2D halide perovskites?, PNAS, 2019, 116, 58-66. DOI: 1073/pnas.1811006115.
  19. 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, Amer. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 3274-3287. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b13653.
  20. 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, Mater. Chem. A., 2019, 7, 13043-13049. DOI: 10.1039/c9ta01160a.
  21. 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.
  22. 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, 64, 103936. DOI:10.1016/j.nanoen.2019.103936.
  23. Sil, A.; Avazpour, L.; Goldfine, E.A.; Ma, Q.; Huang, W.; Wang, B.; Bedzyk, M.J.; Medvedeva, J.E.; Facchetti, A.; Marks, T.J.; Structure-Charge Transport Relationships in Fluoride-Doped Amorphous Semiconducting Indium Oxide: Combined Experimental and Theoretical Analysis, Mater., 2019, 32, 805-820. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b04257.
  24. 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, Mater., 2019, 31, 1761-1766. DOI:10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b05348.
  25. Lou, A. J.-T.; Marks, T.J.; A Twist on Nonlinear Optics: Understanding the Unique Response of π-Twisted Chromophores, Chem. Res., 2019, 52, 1428-1438. DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.9b00077.
  26. Chen, J.; Motta, A.; Wang, B.; Gao, Y.; Marks, T.J.; Facilitating Polar Comonomer Enchainment in Zirconacene-Catalyzed, Masking Reagent-Free, Ethylene Copolymerization, Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 58, 7030-7034. DOI:10.1002/anie.201902042.
  27. 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, Mater., 2019, 31, 8308-8319. DOI:10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b01407.
  28. Leonardi, M.J.; Melkonyan, F.S.; Fabiano, S.; Barger, C.J.; Wang, G.; Manley, E.F.; Mouat, A.R.; Chen, L.X.; Facchetti, A.; Marks, T.J.; Sequential Thienyldiketopyrrolopyrrole Fluorination: Modulation of Physicochemical Properties and Optoelectronic Device Performance, 2019, submitted for publication.
  29. 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:1021/acsami.9b03884.
  30. 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, 9, 9015-9024. DOI: 1021/acscatal.9b02605.
  31. 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, Amer. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 7822-7830. DOI:10.1021/jacs.9b01445.
  32. Dey, S.; Huang, Y.; Escriva, S.M.; Bazzi, H.S.; Bronstein, H.; Marks, T.J.; Heeney, M.; Al-Hashimi, M.; Novel Free Transition Metal Homo-Polymerization of Pyrrolo[2,3-d:5,4-d’]bisthiazoles (PBTz) using TurboGrignard via Nucleophilic Aromatic Substitution (SNAr), 2020, submitted for publication.
  33. Zhu, W.; Alzola, J.M.; Aldrich, T.J.; Kohlstedt, K.L.; Zheng, D.; Hartnett, P.E.; Eastham, N.D.; Huang, W.; Wang, G.;Young, R.M.; Schatz, G.C.; Wasielewski, M.R.; Facchetti, A.; Melkonyan, F.S.; Marks, T.J.; Fluorine Tuning of Morphology, Energy Loss, and Carrier Dynamics in High-Efficiency Bulk-Heterojunction Perylenediimide Polymer Solar Cells, ACS Energy Lett., 2019, 4, 2695-2702. DOI: 1021/acsenergylett.9b02146.
  34. 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, Cat.Chem., 2019, 11, 4139-4146. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201900436.
  35. Chen, Y.; Zhu, W.; Wu, J.; Huang, Y.; Facchetti, A.; Marks, T.J.; Recent Advances in Squaraine Dyes for Bulk-Heterojunction Organic Solar Cells, Photonics Photovolt., 2019, 7, 1-16. DOI: 10.1515/oph-2019-0001.
  36. 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, Phys. Chem. C., 2019, 123, 13337-13343. DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b04063.
  37. 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, Funct. Mater., 2019, 1905393. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201905393.
  38. 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, Mater., 2019, 1903239. DOI:10.1002/adma.201903239.
  39. Chen, J.; Motta, A.; Zhang, J.; Gao, Y.; Marks, T.J.; Mechanism of Organoscandium-Catalyzed Ethylene Copolymerization with Amino-Olefins: A Quantum Chemical Analysis, ACS Catalysis, 2019, 9, 8810-8818. DOI: 1021/acscatal.9b02317.
  40. Zhang, J.; Motta, A.; Cesar, L.G.; Kobayashi, T.; Pruski, M.; Lohr, T.L.; Miller, J.T.; Gao, Y.; Marks, T.J.; Molecular-level Control of Olefin Polymerization Reactions with Pyridylamido Hafnium Adsorbates on the Surface of Sulfated Alumina, 2019, submitted for publication.
  41. Zhang, J.; Mason, A.H.; Wang, Y.; Motta, A.; Kobayashi, T.; Pruski, M.; Lohr, T.L.; Gao, Y.; Marks, T.J.; Remarkable Ziegler-Natta Like Stereocontrol in Sulfated Alumina Supported Organozirconium Complex Propylene Polymerization, 2019, submitted for publication.
  42. Lou, A.J.-T.; Benis, S.; Gao, M.; Baev, A.; Kim, D.; Stryland, E.V.; Hagan, D.; Marks, T.J.; Third and Fifth Order Nonlinear Optical Response of a TICT/Stilbene Hybrid Chromophore, Phys. Chem. 2019, 124, 5363-5370. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b11735.
  43. 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 Anion Delocalization effects, Porph. Phthal., 2019, 8, 1-10. DOI: 10.1142/S1088424619500858.
  44. 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, Mater., 2019, 31, 7608-7617. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b02413.
  45. Wang, B.H.; Leonardi, M.J.; Huang, W.; Chen, Y.; Zeng, L.; Eckstein, B..J.; Marks, T.J.; Facchetti, A.; Marked Cofuel Tuning of Combustion Synthesis Pathways for Metal Oxide Semiconductor Films, Advanced Electronic Materials. 2019, 5, 1900540. DOI:1002/aelm.201900540.
  46. Swick, S.; Gebraad, T.; Jones, L.; Fu, B.; Aldrich, TJ.; Kohlsted, KL.; Schatz, GC.; Facchetti, A.; Marks, T.J.; Building Blocks for High-Efficiency Organic Photovoltaics. Molecular, Crystal, and Electronic Characteristics of Post-Fullerene ITIC Ensembles, ChemPhysChem, 2019, 20, 2608-2626. DOI:10.1002/cphc.201900793.
  47. Jones, L.O.; Mosquera, M.A.; Fu, B.; Schatz, G.C.; Marks, T.J.; Ratner, M.A.; Quantum Interference and Substantial Properties Tuning in Conjugated Z‑Ortho‑Regio‑Resistive Organic (ZORRO) Junctions, NanoLetters, 2019, 19,8956-8963. DOI: 1021/acs.nanolett.9b03849.
  48. Teich, J.; Dvir, R.; Henning, A.; Hemo, E.; Moody, M.J.; Jurca, T.; Cohen, H.; Marks, T.J.; Rosen, B.; Lahuon, L.; Ismach, A.; Light and Complex 3D MoS2/graphene Heterostructures as an Efficient Catalyst for HER, Nanoscale, 2019, 4, 2715-2725. DOI:10.1039/c9nr09564k.
  49. Dey, S.; Huang, Y.; Attar, S.; Manley, E.F.; Moncho, S.; Brothers, E.N.; Bazzi, H.S.; Bronstein, H.; Marks, T.J.; Henney, M.; Schroeder, B.C.; Al-Hashimi, M.; Transition metal free homo-polymerization of pyrrolo[2,3-d:5,4-d’]bisthiazoles (PBTz) via nucleophilic aromatic substitution (SNAr), 2019, submitted for publication.
  50. Barłóg, M.; Zhang, X.; Kulai, I.; Yang, D.S.; Sredojevic, D.; Sil, A.; Ji, X.; Salih, K.; Bazzi, H.S.; Bronstein, H.; Fang, L.; Kim, J.; Marks, T.J.; Guo, X; Al-Hashimi, M.; Indacenodithiazole Ladder Type Bridged Di(thiophene)-Difluoro-Benzothiadiazole Conjugated Copolymers as Ambipolar Organic Field Effect Transistors, Mater. 2019, 31, 9488-9496. DOI:10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b03525.