2018

54. F. Paterson, S. Singh, K. J. Fallon, T. Hodsden, Y. Han, B. C. Schroeder, H. Bronstein, M. Heeney, I. McCulloch, T. D. Anthopoulos, “Recent progress in high-mobility organic transistors: A reality check” Adv. Mater. 2018, 30, 1801079. Link

53. M. Boutry, Y. Kaizawa, B. C. Schroeder, A. Chortos, A. Legrand, Z. Wang, J. Chang, P. Fox, Z. Bao, “A stretchable and biodegradable strain and pressure sensor for orthopedic application” Nature Electronics 2018, 1, 314-321. Link

2017

52. E. Collado-Fregoso, S. N. Hood, S. Shoaee, B. C. Schroeder, I. McCulloch, I. Kassal, D. Neher, J. R. Durrant, “Intercalated vs non-intercalated morphologies in donor-acceptor bulk heterojunction solar cells: PBTTT:fullerene charge generation and recombination revisited” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2017, 8, 4061-4068. Link

51._B. C. Schroeder, T. Kurosawa, T. Fu, Y.-C. Chiu, J. Mun, G.-J. N. Wang, X. Gu, L. Shaw, J. W. E. Kneller, T. Kreouzis, M. F. Toney, Z. Bao “Taming charge transport in semiconducting polymers with branched alkyl side chains” Adv. Funct. Mater. 2017, 27, 1701973.Link

50._H. Utzat, S. Dimitrov, S. Wheeler, E. Collado-Fregoso, P. Shakya Tuladhar, B. C. Schroeder, I. McCulloch, J. Durrant, “Charge separation in intermixed polymer:PC70BM photovoltaic blends: correlating structural and photophysical length scales as a function of blend composition” J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121, 9790-9801. Link

49._X. Gu, Y. Zhou, K. Gu, T. Kurosawa, Y. Guo, Y. Li, H. Lin, B. C. Schroeder, H. Yan, F. Molina-Lopez, C. J. Tassone, C. Wang, S. C.B. Mannsfeld, H. Yan, D. Zhao, M. F. Toney, Zhenan Bao, “Roll-to-roll printed large-area all-polymer solar cells with 5% efficiency based on a low crystallinity conjugated polymer blend” Adv. Energy Mater, 2017, 7, 1602742. Link

48._H.-L. Su, D. N. Sredojevic, H. Bronstein, T. J. Marks, B. C. Schroeder,* M. Al-Hashimi,* “Bithiazole – an intriguing electron deficient building for plastic electronic applications” Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2017, 38, 1600610. (* corresponding author) Link

47._N. Kumar, A. Zoladek-Lemanczyk, A. A. Y. Guilbert, W. Su, S. M. Tuladhar, T. Kirchartz, B. C. Schroeder, I. McCulloch, J. Nelson, D. Roy, F. A. Castro, “Simultaneous topographical, electrical and optical microscopy of optoelectronic devices at the nanoscale” Nanoscale, 2017, 9, 2723-2731. Link

46._L. M. Cowen, J. Atoyo, M. J. Carnie,* D. Baran,* B. C. Schroeder,* “Organic materials for thermoelectric energy generation” ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, 2017, 6, N3080-N3088. (* corresponding author) Link

45._J. Xu, S. Wang, G.-J. N. Wang, C. Zhu, S. Luo, L. Jin, X. Gu, S. Chen, V. R Feig, J. W. F. To, S. Rondeau-Gagné, J. Park, B. C. Schroeder, C. Lu, J. Y. Oh, Y. Wang, Y.-H. Kim, H. Yan, R. Sinclair, D. Zhou, G. Xue, B. Murmann, C. Linder, W. Cai, J. B.-H. Tok, J. W. Chung, Z. Bao, “Highly stretchable polymer semiconductor films through the nanoconfinement effect” Science, 2017, 355, 59-64. Link

2016

44._C. M. Boutry, B. C. Schroeder, Z. Bao, A. Legrand, P. Fox, “A sensor measuring deformation and pressure, entirely biodegradable, for orthopedic applications” IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS), 2016, Shanghai, 144-147. Link

43._J. Y. Oh, S. Rondeau-Gagné, Y.-C. Chiu, A. Chortos, F. Lissel, G.-J. N. Wang, B. C. Schroeder, T. Kurosawa, J. Lopez, T. Katsumata, J. Xu, C. Zhu, X. Gu, W.-G. Bae, Y. Kim, L. Jin, J. W. Chung, J. B.-H. Tok, Z. Bao, “Intrinsically stretchable and healable semiconducting polymer for organic transistors” Nature, 2016, 539, 411-415. Link

42._G.-J. N. Wang, L. Shaw, J. Xu, T. Kurosawa, B. C. Schroeder, J. Y. Oh, S. J. Benight, Z. Bao, “Inducing elasticity through oligo-siloxane crosslinks for intrinsically stretchable semiconducting polymers” Adv. Funct. Mater., 2016, 26, 7254-7262. Link

41._X. Gu, H. Yan, T. Kurosawa, B. C. Schroeder, K. L. Gu, Y. Zhou, J. W. F. To, S. D. Oosterhout, V. Savikhin, F. Molina-Lopez, C. J. Tassone, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, C. Wang, M. F. Toney, Z. Bao, “Correlating fullerene aggregation and charge photogeneration dynamics in intermixed polymer:PC70BM photovoltaic blends” Adv. Energy Mater., 2016, 6, 1601225. Link

40._B. C. Schroeder, Y.-C. Chiu, X. Gu, Y. Zhou, J. Xu, J. Lopez, C. Lu, M. F. Toney, Z. Bao, “Non-conjugated flexible linkers in semiconducting polymers – a pathway to improved processability without compromising device performance” Adv. Electr. Mater., 2016, 2, 1600104. Link

39._S. Dimitrov, B. C. Schroeder, C. B. Nielsen, Z. Fei, H. Bronstein, I. McCulloch, M. Heeney, J. R. Durrant, “Singlet exciton lifetimes in conjugated polymer films for organic solar cells” Polymers 2016, 8, 14. Link

38._T. Kassar, N. S. Güldal, M. Berlinghof, T. Ameri, A. Kratzer, B. C. Schroeder, G. L. Destri, A. Hirsch, M. Heeney, I. McCulloch, C. Brabec, T. Unruh, “Real time investigation of intercalation and structure evolution in printed polymer:fullerene bulk hetero-junction thin films” Adv. Energy. Mater. 2016, 6, 1502025. Link

2015

37._B. C. Schroeder,* M. Kirkus, C. B. Nielsen, R. S. Ashraf, I. McCulloch, “Dithienosilolothiophene, a new polyfused donor for organic electronics” Macromolecules 2015, 48, 5557-5562. (* corresponding author) Link

36._D. Baran, M. S. Vezie, N. Gasparini, F. Deledalle, J. Yao, B. C. Schroeder, H. Bronstein, T. Ameri, T. Kirchartz, I. McCulloch, J. Nelson, C. J. Brabec, “The role of polymer purification in energetic losses and charge carrier collection properties in polymer:fullerene solar cells” J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119, 19668-19673. Link

35._B. C. Schroeder,* C. B. Nielsen, P. Westacott, J. Smith, S. Rossbauer, T. D. Anthopoulos, N. Stingelin, I. McCulloch, “Effects of alkyl chain positioning on conjugated polymer microstructure and field effect mobilities” MRS Communications 2015, 5, 435-440. (* corresponding author) Link

34._S. D. Dimitrov, S. Wheeler, B. C. Schroeder, D. Niedzialek, H. Utzat, J. Frost, J. Yao, A. Gillett, P. S. Tuladhar, J. Nelson, I. McCulloch, J. R. Durrant, “Polaron pair mediated triplet generation in polymer/fullerene blends” Nature Communications 2015, 6, 6501. Link

33._J. W. Rumer, R. S. Ashraf, C. B. Nielsen, Z. Huang, N. D. Eisenmenger, B. C. Schroeder, I. Meager, J. R. Durrant, M. L. Chabinyc, I. McCulloch, “Dual function additives: a small molecule crosslinker for enhanced efficiency and stability in organic solar cells” Advanced Energy Materials 2015, 5, 1401426. Link

32._R. S. Ashraf, I. Meager, M. Nikolka, M. Kirkus, M. Planells, B. C. Schroeder, S. Holliday, M. Hurhangee, C. B. Nielsen, H. Sirringhaus, I. McCulloch, “Chalcogenophene comonomer comparison in small band gap diketopyrrolopyrrole-based conjugated polymers for high-performing field-effect transistors and organic solar cells” Journal of the American Chemical Society 2015, 137, 1314-1321. Link

31._C. B. Nielsen, R. S. Ashraf, N. D. Treat, B. C. Schroeder, J. E. Donaghey, A. J. P. White, N. Stingelin, I. McCulloch, “2,1,3-benzothidiazole-5,6-dicarboxilic imide – a versatile building block for additive and annealing free processing of organic solar cells with efficiencies exceeding 8%” Advanced Materials 2015, 27, 948-953. Link

2014

30._Y. W. Soon, S. Shoaee, S. Ashraf, H. Bronstein, B. C. Schroeder, W. Zhang, Z. Fei, M. Heeney, I. McCulloch, J. R. Durrant, “Material crystallinity as a determinant of triplet dynamics and oxygen quenching in donor polymers for organic photovoltaic devices” Advanced Functional Materials 2014, 24, 1474-1482. Link

29._S. D. Dimitrov, Z. Huang, F. Deledalle, C. B. Nielsen, B. C. Schroeder, S. Ashraf, S. Shoaee, I. McCulloch, J. R. Durrant, “Towards optimization of photocurrent from fullerene excitons in organic solar cells“ Energy & Environmental Science 2014, 7, 1037-1043. Link

28._C. M. S. Combe, L. Biniek, B. C. Schroeder, Iain McCulloch, “Synthesis of [1]benzothieno[3,2‐b][1]benzothiophene pendant and norbornene random co‐polymers via ring opening metathesis“ Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2014, 2, 538-541. Link

27._J. Marshall, B. C. Schroeder, H. Bronstein, I. Meager, S. Rossbauer, N. Yaacobi-Gross, E. Bchaca-Domingo, T. D. Anthopoulos, N, Stingelin, P. Beavis, M. Heeney, “Benzocarborano[2,1-b:3,4-b′]dithiophene containing conjugated polymers: synthesis, characterization, and optoelectronic properties“ Macromolecules 2014, 47, 89-96. Link

26._B. C. Schroeder,* S. Rossbauer, R. J. Kline, L. Biniek, S. E. Watkins, T. D. Anthopoulos, I. McCulloch, C. B. Nielsen, “Benzotrithiophene copolymers – influence of molecular packing and energy levels on charge carrier mobility” Macromolecules 2014, 47, 2883-2890. (* corresponding author) Link

25._M. Planells, B. C. Schroeder, I. McCulloch, “Effect of chalcogen atom substitution on the optoelectronic properties in cyclopentadithiophene polymers” Macromolecules 2014, 47, 5889-5894. Link

24._I. Meager, M. Nikolka, B. C. Schroeder, C. B. Nielsen, M. Planells, H. Bronstein, J. W. Rumer, D. I. James, R. S. Ashraf, A. Sadhanala, P. Hayoz, J.-C. Flores, H. Sirringhaus, I. McCulloch, “Thieno[3,2-b]thiophene flanked isoindigo polymers for high performance ambipolar OFET applications” Advanced Functional Materials 2014, 24, 7109-7115. Link

23._B. C. Schroeder,* Z. Li,* M. A. Brady, G. C. Faria, R. S. Ashraf, C. J. Takacs, J. S. Cowart, D. T. Duong, K. H. Chiu, C.-H. Tan, J. T. Cabral, A. Salleo, M. L. Chabinyc, J. R. Durrant, I. McCulloch, “Enhancing fullerene-based solar cell lifetimes by addition of a fullerene dumbbell” Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2014, 53, 12870-12875. (* corresponding author) Link

22._Z. Fei, P. Pattanasattayavong, Y. Han, B. C. Schroeder, F. Yan, R. J. Kline, T. Anthopoulos, M. Heeney, “Influence of sidechain regiochemistry on the transistor performance of high mobility all donor polymers” Journal of the American Chemical Society 2014, 136, 15154-15157. Link

2013

21._J. W. Rumer, B. C. Schroeder, C. B. Nielsen, D. I. James, J. E. Donaghey, R. S. Ashraf, W. Zhang, I. Meager, D. Beatrup, S. Holliday, M. Hurhangee, S. J. Cryer, I. McCulloch, “Bis‐lactam‐based donor polymers for organic solar cells: evolution by design” Thin Solid Films 2013, 560, 82-85. Link

20._I. Meager, R. S. Ashraf, S. Mollinger, B. C. Schroeder, H. Bronstein, D. Beatrup, M. S. Vezie, T. Kirchartz, A. Salleo, J. Nelson, I. McCulloch, “Photocurrent enhancement from diketopyrrolopyrrole polymer solar cells through alkyl‐chain branching point manipulation” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2013, 135, 11537-11540. Link

19._I. Meager, R. S. Ashraf, S. Rossbauer, H. Bronstein, J. E. Donaghey, J. Marshall, B. C. Schroeder, T. D. Anthopoulos, I. McCulloch “Alkyl chain extension as a route to novel thieno [3,2‐b] thiophene flanked diketopyrrolopyrrole polymers for use in organic solar cells and field effect transistors“ Macromolecules 2013, 46, 5961-5967. Link

18._J. W. Rumer, S. Dai, M. Levick, Y. Kim, M. Madec, R. S. Ashraf, Z. Huang, S. Rossbauer, B. C. Schroeder, L. Biniek, S. E. Watkins, T. D. Anthopoulos, R. A. J. Janssen, J. R. Durrant, D. J. Procter, I. McCulloch, “Dihydropyrroloindoledione‐based copolymers for organic electronics” Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2013, 1, 2711‐2716. Link

17._C. B. Nielsen, E.-H. Sohn, D.-J. Cho, B. C. Schroeder, J. Smith, T. D. Anthopoulos, K. Song, I. McCulloch, “Improved field‐effect transistor performance of a benzotrithiophene polymer through ketal cleavage in the solid state“ ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2013, 5, 1806‐1810. Link

16._R. S. Ashraf,* B. C. Schroeder,* H. Bronstein, Z. Huang, S. Thomas, R. J. Kline, C. J. Brabec, P. Rannou, T. D. Anthopoulos, J. R. Durrant, I. McCulloch, “The influence of polymer purification on photovoltaic device performance of a series of indacenodithiophene donor polymers“ Advanced Materials 2013, 25, 2029‐2034. (* corresponding author) Link

15._L. Biniek, B. C. Schroeder, J. E. Donaghey, N. Yaacobi‐Gross, R. S. Ashraf, Y. W. Soon, C. B. Nielsen, J. R. Durrant, T. D. Anthopoulos, I. McCulloch, “New fused bis‐thienobenzothienothiophene copolymers and their use in organic solar cells and transistors“ Macromolecules 2013, 46, 727‐735. Link

14._A. A. Bakulin, S. D. Dimitrov, A. Rao, P. C. Y. Chow, C. B. Nielsen, B. C. Schroeder, I. McCulloch, H. J. Bakker, J. R. Durrant, R. H. Friend, “Charge‐transfer state dynamics following hole and electron transfer in organic photovoltaic devices“ Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2013, 4, 209‐215. Link

2012

13._S. D. Dimitrov, A. A. Bakulin, C. B. Nielsen, B. C. Schroeder, J. Du, H. Bronstein, I. McCulloch, R. H. Friend, J. R. Durrant, “On the energetic dependence of charge separation in low‐bandgap polymer/fullerene blends“ Journal of the American Chemical Society 2012, 134, 18189‐18192. Link

12._B. C. Schroeder, R. S. Ashraf, S. Thomas, A. J. P. White, L. Biniek, C. B. Nielsen, W. Zhang, Z. Huang, P. S. Tuladhar, S. E. Watkins, T. D. Anthopoulos, J. R. Durrant, I. McCulloch, “Synthesis of novel thieno [3,2‐b] thienobis(silolothiophene) based low bandgap polymers for organic photovoltaics“ Chemical Communications 2012, 48, 7699‐7701. Link

11._L. Biniek, B. C. Schroeder, C. B. Nielsen, I. McCulloch, “Recent advances in high mobility donor-acceptor semiconducting polymers“ Journal of Materials Chemistry 2012, 22, 14803‐14813. Link

10._C. B. Nielsen, R. S. Ashraf, B. C. Schroeder, P. D’Angelo, S. E. Watkins, K. Song, T. D. Anthopoulos, I. McCulloch, “Random benzotrithiophene‐based donor-acceptor copolymers for efficient organic photovoltaic devices“ Chemical Communications 2012, 48, 5832‐5834. Link

9._B. C. Schroeder, Z. Huang, R. S. Ashraf, J. Smith, P. D’Angelo, S. E. Watkins, T. D. Anthopoulos, J. R. Durrant, I. McCulloch, “Silaindacenodithiophene‐based low band gap polymers – the effect of fluorine substitution on device performances and film morphologies“ Advanced Functional Materials 2012, 22, 1663‐1670. Link

8._I. McCulloch, R. S. Ashraf, L. Biniek, H. Bronstein, C. Combe, J. E. Donaghey, D. I. James, C. B. Nielsen, B. C. Schroeder, W. Zhang, “Design of semiconducting indaceno dithiophene polymers for high performance transistors and solar cells“ Accounts of Chemical Research 2012, 45, 714‐722. Link

2011

7._Z. Chen, M. J. Lee, R. S. Ashraf, Y. Gu, S. Albert‐Seifried, M. M. Nielsen, B. C. Schroeder, T. D. Anthopoulos, M. Heeney, I. McCulloch, H. Sirringhaus, “High‐performance ambipolar diketopyrrolopyrrole‐thieno [3, 2‐b] thiophene copolymer field‐effect transistors with balanced hole and electron mobilities“ Advanced Materials 2011, 24, 647‐652. Link

6._J. E. Donaghey, R. S. Ashraf, Y. Kim, Z. Huang, C. B. Nielsen, W. Zhang, B. C. Schroeder, C. R. G. Grenier, C. T. Brown, P. D’Angelo, J. Smith, S. Watkins, K. Song, T. D. Anthopoulos, J. R. Durrant, C. K. Williams, I. McCulloch, “Pyrroloindacenodithiophene containing polymers for organic field effect transistors and organic photovoltaics“ Journal of Materials Chemistry 2011, 21, 18744‐18752. Link

5._C. B. Nielsen, B. C. Schroeder, A. Hadipour, B. Rand, S. E. Watkins, I. McCulloch, “A benzotrithiophene‐based low band gap polymer for polymer solar cells with high open‐circuit voltage“ Journal of Materials Chemistry 2011, 21, 17642‐17645. Link

4._X. Zhang, L. Richter, D. DeLongchamp, R. Kline, M. Hammond, I. McCulloch, M. Heeney, R. Ashraf, J. Smith, T. Anthopoulos, B. C. Schroeder, Y. Geerts, D. Fischer, M. Toney, “Molecular packing of high‐mobility diketo pyrrolo‐pyrrole polymer semiconductors with branched alkyl side chains“ Journal of the American Chemical Society 2011, 133, 15073‐15084. Link

3._B. C. Schroeder, C. B. Nielsen, Y. Kim, J. Smith, S. E. Watkins, K. Song, T. D. Anthopoulos, I. McCulloch, “Benzotrithiophene co‐polymers with high charge carrier mobilities in field‐effect transistors“ Chemistry of Materials 2011, 23, 4025‐4031. Link

2._R. S. Ashraf, Z. Chen, D. S. Leem, H. Bronstein, W. Zhang, B. C. Schroeder , Y. Geerts, J. Smith, S. Watkins, T. D. Anthopoulos, H. Sirringhaus, J. C. de Mello, M. Heeney, I. McCulloch, “Silaindacenodithiophene semiconducting polymers for efficient solar cells and high-mobility ambipolar transistors“ Chemistry of Materials 201123, 768‐770. Link

1._C. B. Nielsen, J. M. Fraser, B. C. Schroeder, J. Du, A. J. P. White, W. Zhang, I. McCulloch, “Benzotrithiophene‐a planar, electron‐rich building block for organic semiconductors” Organic Letters 2011, 13, 2414‐2417. Link