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Recent Articles:

79. A. Can, İ. Deneme, H. Usta*

“Ambient-Stable High Electron Mobility on PS-Grafted Dielectric Surface: An Optimal Chain Length Study"

Submitted, 2022, Under Review.

78. İ. C. Kaya, R. Ozdemir, H. Usta, S. Sonmezoglu*

“Dopant-Free 2,7-Dioctyl[1]benzothieno[3,2-b][1]benzothiophene (C8-BTBT)-Based Hole Transporting Layer for Highly Stable Perovskite Solar Cells"

Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2022, Accepted, In Press.

77. A. Can, A. Facchetti*, H. Usta*

“Indenofluorenes for Organic Optoelectronics: The Fused Dance of Five and Six-Membered Rings Enabling Structural Versatility"

Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2022, DOI:10.0.4.15/D2TC00684G (waiting for the issue number).

(Themed collection: Journal of Materials Chemistry C HOT Papers)

76. D. Tahaoglu, H. Usta, F. Alkan*

“Revisiting the Role of Charge Transfer on the Emission Properties of Carborane-Fluorophore Systems: a TDDFT Investigation"

Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2022, Accepted, In Press.

75. A. Can, G.-S. Choi, R. Ozdemir, S. Park, J. S. Park, Y. Lee, İ. Deneme, E. Mutlugun, C. Kim*, B. Kim*, H. Usta*

“Meso-π-Extended/Deficient BODIPYs and Low Band Gap Donor-Acceptor Copolymers for Organic Optoelectronics”

ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 2022, 4, 1991–2005. 

74. S. Moschetto, E. Benvenuti, H. Usta, R. Ozdemir, A. Facchetti, M. Muccini, M. Prosa*, S. Toffanin*

“Interplay between Charge Injection, Electron Transport, and Quantum Efficiency in Ambipolar Trilayer Organic Light-Emitting Transistors”

Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2022, 9, 2101926.

73. N. Kayacı, R. Özdemir, M. Kalay, N. B. Kiremitler, H. Usta*, M. S. Onses*

“Organic Light-Emitting Physically Unclonable Functions”

Advanced Functional Materials, 2022, 32, 2108675. 

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“Indenofluorenes for Organic Optoelectronics: The Fused Dance of Five and Six-Membered Rings Enabling Structural Versatility”
Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2022, Accepted, In Press. (IF = 7.39)
From the themed collection: Journal of Materials Chemistry C HOT Papers

“Engineering Functionalized Low LUMO [1]Benzothieno[3,2-b][1]benzothiophenes (BTBTs): Unusual Molecular and Charge Transport Properties”
Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2020, 8, 15253-15267. (IF = 7.39)
Invited Article for the Themed Issue: Celebrating Tobin Marks’ 75th Birthday

“Microstructural Modulation of Organic Passivation Layers for Metal Oxide Semiconductors to Achieve High Bias Stability”
Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2020, 8, 11209-11222. (IF = 7.39)

“High Electron Mobility in [1]Benzothieno[3,2-b][1]benzothiophene (BTBT)-Based Field-Effect Transistors: Toward N-Type BTBTs”
Chemistry of Materials, 2019, 31, 5254-5263. (IF = 9.81)
Selected as the cover

“Solution-Processable Meso-Phenyl BODIPY-Based N-Channel Semiconductor with Enhanced Fluorescence Emission”
ChemPlusChem (Wiley), 2019, 84, 1423-1431. (IF = 2.86)
Selected as the cover and published in the Special Issue: π-Conjugated (Macro)molecules and their Applications

“Recent Developments in BODIPY-Based Semiconducting Materials for Organic Bulk Heterojunction Photovoltaics and Thin-Film Transistors”
ChemPlusChem (Wiley), 2019, 1, 18-37. (IF = 2.86)
Among the most downloaded articles in 2019 Readers’ Choice Special Collection

“Triisopropylsilylethynyl-Substituted Indenofluorenes: Carbonyl versus Dicyanovinylene Functionalization in One-Dimensional Molecular Crystals and Solution-Processed N-Channel OFETs”
Organic Chemistry Frontiers (RSC), 2018, 5, 2912-2924. (IF = 5.28)
Selected as the Cover

“Optimized Activation of Solution-Processed Amorphous Oxide Semiconductors for Flexible Transparent Conductive Electrodes”
Advanced Electronic Materials, 2018, 4, 1700386. (IF = 7.29)

“Design, Synthesis, and Characterization of Ultralow Bandgap Molecular Semiconductors for Ambient-Stable and Solution-Processable Ambipolar Organic Field-Effect Transistors”
Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2017, 5, 2368-2379. (IF = 7.39)

“A New Rod-Shaped BODIPY-Acetylene Molecule for Solution-Processed Semiconducting Microribbons in N-Channel Organic Field-Effect Transistors”
New Journal of Chemistry (RSC), 2017, 41, 6232-6240. (IF = 3.59)

“Liquid-Crystalline Semiconductor Molecule with a low-LUMO for Air-Stable and Solution-Processed N-Channel Field-Effect Transistors”
ChemPhysChem (Wiley), 2017, 18, 850–861. (IF = 3.10)

“Insights into Interface Treatments in P-Channel Organic Thin Film Transistors Based on a Novel Molecular Semiconductor”
IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 2017, 64, 2338 - 2344. (IF = 2.92)

“Solution-Processable BODIPY-Based Small Molecules for Semiconducting Microfibers in Organic Thin-Film Transistors”
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2016, 8, 14077–14087. (IF = 9.23)

“NaphthaleneDiimide-Based Polymeric Semiconductors. Effect of Chlorine Incorporation and n-Channel Transistors Operating in Water”
MRS Communications (Cambridge Journals), 2016, 6, 47-60. (IF = 2.57)

“Design, Synthesis, and Characterization of α,ω-Disubstituted Indeno[1,2-b]fluorene-6,12-dione-Thiophene Molecular Semiconductors. Enhancement of Ambipolar Charge Transport Through Synthetic Tailoring of Alkyl Substituents”
RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 212-226. (IF = 3.36)

“Photosensing properties of pentacene OFETs based on a novel PMMA copolymer gate dielectric”
Journal of Display Technology (IEEE), 2015, 11, 533-540. (IF = 1.53)

“Selective Remanent Ambipolar Charge Transport in Polymeric Field-Effect Transistors For High- Performance Logic Circuits Fabricated in Ambient”
Advanced Materials, 2014, 26, 7438-7443. (IF = 30.85)

“BODIPY–Thiophene Copolymers as p-Channel Semiconductors for Organic Thin-Film Transistors”
Advanced Materials, 2013, 25, 4327-4334. (IF = 30.85)
Published in the Special Issue: Organic and Hybrid Materials for Flexible Electronics

“Dialkoxybithiazole: A New Building Block for Head-to-Head Polymer Semiconductors”
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2013, 135, 1986-1996. (IF = 15.42)

“Dithienocoronenediimide-Based Copolymers as Novel Ambipolar Semiconductors for Organic Thin Film Transistors”
Advanced Materials, 2012, 24, 3678-3684. (IF = 30.85)
Selected in Top 40 Articles by "Materials Views", Wiley-VCH, June 19, 2012

“Combining Electron-Neutral Building Blocks with Intramolecular “Conformational Locks” Affords Stable, High-Mobility P- and N-Channel Polymer Semiconductors”
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2012, 134, 10966-10973. (IF = 15.42)

“Anthracenedicarboximides as Air-Stable N-Channel Semiconductors for Thin-Film Transistors with Remarkable Current On−Off Ratios”
Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22, 4459-4472. (IF = 6.63)
Invited Article and Published in the "Special Issue: Organic Optoelectronic Materials"

“N-Channel Semiconductor Materials Designed for Organic Complementary Circuits”
Accounts of Chemical Research, 2011, 44, 501-510. (IF = 22.38)

“Air-Stable, Solution-Processable n-Channel and Ambipolar Semiconductors for Thin-Film Transistors Based on the Indenofluorenebis(dicyanovinylene) Core”
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2008, 130, 8580-8581. (IF = 15.42)

“Solution-Deposited Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Multilayer Gate Dielectrics. Design, Synthesis, Microstructures, and Electrical Properties, with Thin-Film Transistors”
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2011, 133, 10239-10250. (IF = 15.42)

“Design, Synthesis, and Characterization of Ladder-Type Molecules and Polymers. Air-Stable, Solution-Processable n-Channel and Ambipolar Semiconductors for Thin-Film Transistors via Experiment and Theory”
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2009, 131, 5586-5608. (IF = 15.42)

“Synthesis and Characterization of Electron-Deficient and Highly Soluble (Bis)Indenofluorene Building Blocks for n-type Semiconducting Polymers”
Organic Letters, 2008, 10, 1385-1388. (IF = 6.0)

“Synthesis, Characterization, and Transistor Response of Semiconducting Silole Polymers with Substantial Hole Mobility and Air Stability. Experiment and Theory”
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2008, 130, 7670–7685. (IF = 15.42)

“Dithienosilole- and Dibenzosilole-Thiophene Copolymers as Semiconductors for Organic Thin-Film Transistors”
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2006,  128, 9034-9035. (IF = 15.42)
Highlighted by the "ACS: Chemical Innovation Heart Cut", August 21, 2006

“Enabling three-dimensional porous architectures via carbonyl functionalization and molecular specific organic-SERS platforms”
Nature Communications, 2021, 12, 6119. (IF = 14.92)
Featured in the Editors’ Highlights in materials science and chemistry

“Molecular Engineering of Organic Semiconductors Enables Noble Metal-Comparable SERS Enhancement and Sensitivity”
Nature Communications, 2019, 10, 5502. (IF = 14.92)

“Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS): An adventure from plasmonic metals to organic semiconductors as SERS Platform”
Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2018, 6, 5314-5335. (IF = 7.39)

“Nanostructured organic semiconductor films for molecular detection with surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy”
Nature Materials, 2017, 16, 918–924. (IF = 43.84)
Highlighted on the cover (September, 2017)
Highlighted by C&EN News (August, 2017) and Nature Materials News-Views (Nature Mater 16, 878–880 (2017))

“Three Dimensional Au-Coated Electrosprayed Nanostructured BODIPY Films on Aluminum Foil as Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Platforms and Their Catalytic Applications”
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9, 18199–18206. (IF = 9.23)

“Micro-/Nano-Structured Highly Crystalline Organic Semiconductor Films for Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Applications”
Advanced Functional Materials, 2015, 25, 5669–5676. (IF = 18.81)

“Organic Light-Emitting Physically Unclonable Functions”
Advanced Functional Materials (Wiley), 2022, 32, 2108675. (IF = 18.81)

“Dopant-Free 2,7-Dioctyl[1]benzothieno[3,2-b][1]benzothiophene (C8-BTBT)-Based Hole Transporting Layer for Highly Stable Perovskite Solar Cells”
Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2022, Accepted, In Press.

“Meso-π-Extended/Deficient BODIPYs and Low Band Gap Donor-Acceptor Copolymers for Organic Optoelectronics”
ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 2022, 4, 1991–2005. (IF = 4.09)

“Recent Developments in BODIPY-Based Semiconducting Materials for Organic Bulk Heterojunction Photovoltaics and Thin-Film Transistors”
ChemPlusChem (Wiley), 2019, 1, 18-37. (IF = 2.86)
Among the most downloaded articles in 2019 Readers’ Choice Special Collection

“Semiconducting Copolymers based on meso-Substituted BODIPY for Inverted Organic Solar Cells and Field-Effect Transistors”
Advanced Electronic Materials, 2018, 4, 1700354. (IF = 7.29)
Selected as the cover and published in the Special Issue: New Materials for Organic Electronics

“3,6-Dithiophen-2-yl-1,4-dihydropyrrolo[3,2-b]pyrrole-2,5-dione (isoDPPT) as an Acceptor Building Block for Opto-Electronics”
Macromolecules, 2013, 46, 3895-3906. (IF = 5.99)

“Interplay between Charge Injection, Electron Transport, and Quantum Efficiency in Ambipolar Trilayer Organic Light-Emitting Transistors”
Advanced Materials Interfaces (Wiley), 2022, 9, 2101926. (IF = 6.15)

“Perfluoroalkyl-Functionalized Thiazole-Thiophene Oligomers as N-Channel Semiconductors in Organic Field-Effect and Light-Emitting Transistors”
Chemistry of Materials, 2014, 26, 6542–6556. (IF = 9.81)

“Organic Light-Emitting Transistors with an Efficiency That Out Performs the Equivalent Light-Emitting Diodes”
Nature Materials, 2010, 9, 496-503. (IF = 43.84)
Highlighted by the "Chemistry World News", Royal Society of Chemistry, May 2, 2010
Highlighted by the "Nanowerk Nanotechnology Spotlight" Magazine, May 6, 2010
Highlighted by the "Plastic Electronics" Magazine, May 10, 2010

“Revisiting the Role of Charge Transfer on the Emission Properties of Carborane-Fluorophore Systems: a TDDFT Investigation”
The Journal of Physical Chemistry A (ACS), 2022, Accepted, In Press.

“Understanding and Tailoring Excited State Properties in Solution-Processable Oligo(p-phenyleneethynylene)s: Highly Fluorescent Hybridized Local and Charge Transfer Character via Experiment and Theory”
The Journal of Physical Chemistry B (ACS), 2021, 125, 11717–11731. (IF = 3.0)

“A Hybridized Local and Charge Transfer Excited State for Solution-Processed Non-doped Green Electroluminescence Based on Oligo(p-phenyleneethynylene)”
Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2020, 8, 8047-8060. (IF = 7.39)
Selected as the back cover

“Highly Efficient Deep-Blue Electroluminescence Based on a Solution-Processable A-π-D-π-A Oligo(p-phenyleneethynylene) Small Molecule”
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2019, 11, 44474-44486. (IF = 9.23)
Selected as the front cover

“Cis-Trans Isomerization Assisted Synthesis of Yellow Fluorescent Maleic Anhydride Derivatives for White-Light Generation”
Synthetic Metals, 2015, 210, 192–200. (IF = 3.27)

“Organic electroluminescent transistor”
US Patent, 2021, US10964919B2, Granted.

“Cyano-Derivatized Oligophenylacetylene-Based Fluorescent Small Molecules Suitable For Use in Organic Light-Emitting Diode Applications and Their Use in Organic Light-Emitting Diode Applications”
World Intellectual Property Organization: WIPO-PCT, 2019, WO/2019/234563.

“ Compounds having semiconducting properties and related compositions and devices”
US Patent, 2018, US9911927B2, Granted.

“Organic electroluminescent transistor” US Patent, 2017, US9825261B2, Granted.

Semiconducting compounds and optoelectronic devices incorporating same
US Patent, 2016, US9312501B2, Granted.

“Compounds having semiconducting properties and related compositions and devices”
US Patent, 2015, US9067886B2, Granted.

“Conjugated polymers and their use in optoelectronic devices”
US Patent, 2014, US8883958B2, Granted.

“Conjugated polymers and their use in optoelectronic devices”
US Patent, 2014, US8772442B2, Granted.

“Photocurable polymeric materials and related electronic devices”
US Patent, 2014, US8878169B2, Granted.

“Semiconducting compounds and related compositions and devices”
US Patent, 2013, US8598575B2, Granted.

“Organic semiconductors and devices incorporating same”
US Patent, 2013, US8440828B2, Granted.

“Thienocoronene-imide semiconducting compounds and polymers”
US Patent, 2012, US8329855B2, Granted.

“Conjugated monomers and polymers and preparation and use thereof”
US Patent, 2011, US7928249B2, Granted.

“Silole-based polymers and semiconductor materials prepared from the same”
US Patent, 2009, US7816480B2, Granted.

“Electrochemical polymerization of ambipolar carbonyl-functionalized indenofluorene with memristive properties”
Optical Materials (Elsevier), 2019, 94, 187-195. (IF = 3.08)

“Ultrahigh Vacuum Self-Assembly of Rotationally Commensurate C8-BTBT/MoS2/Graphene MixedDimensional Heterostructures”
Chemistry of Materials, 2019, 31, 1761–1766. (IF = 9.81)

“Design and Fabrication of Supramolecular Semiconductor Nanowires Formed by Benzothienobenzothiophene (BTBT)-Conjugated Peptides”
Nanoscale (RSC), 2018, 10, 9987-9995. (IF = 7.79)

“From 2-methylimidazole to 1,2,3-triazole: A topological transformation of ZIF-8 and ZIF-67 by bridging ligand replacement”
Chemical Communications, 2017, 53, 2028-2031. (IF = 6.22)

“Frequency and electric field controllable photodevice: Fytronix Device”
Physica B: Condensed Matter (Elsevier), 2017, 519, 53-58. (IF =2.44)

“Enhanced mass transfer rate and solubility of methane via addition of alcohols for Methylosinus trichosporium OB3b fermentation”
Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry (Elsevier), 2017, 46, 350–355. (IF = 6.06)

“Ambipolar Small Molecular Semiconductor-Based Heterojunction Diode”
Synthetic Metals, 2016, 221, 48–54. (IF = 3.27)

“π-Conjugated Donor-Acceptor Small Molecule Thin-films on Gold Electrodes for Reducing the Metal Work-Function”
Thin Solid Films (Elsevier), 2016, 616, 320–327. (IF = 2.18)

“Anhydrous Proton Conducting poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA)/ poly(2-acrylamido-2-methylpropane sulfonic acid) (PAMPS)/1,2,4-Triazole Composite Membrane”
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2016, 41, 11321–11330. (IF = 5.82)

“Proton Conducting Poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA)/ Poly(2-acrylamido-2-methylpropane sulfonic acid) (PAMPS)/ Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework-8 (ZIF-8) Ternary Composite Membrane”
Journal of Membrane Science, 2016, 499, 156-163. (IF = 8.74)

“Logarithmic Organic Photodetectors”
Synthetic Metals, 2015, 210, 288–296. (IF = 3.27)

“Symmetric Naphthalenediimidequaterthiophenes for Electropolymerized Electrochromic Thin Films”
Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2015, 3, 5985-5994. (IF = 7.39)

“Development of Highly Transparent Pd-Coated Ag Nanowire Electrode for Displays and Catalysis Applications”
Applied Surface Science (Elsevier), 2015, 350, 79-86. (IF = 6.71)

“Enhancement of High-Temperature Proton Conductivity of Poly(vinylphosphonic acid) (PVPA)-Poly(2,5-benzimidazole) (ABPBI) Membranes via In-Situ Polymerization”
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics (Wiley), 2015, 216, 106-112. (IF = 2.52)

“Size-Controlled Conformal Nanofabrication of Biotemplated Three-Dimensional TiO2 and ZnO Nanonetworks”
Scientific Reports, 2013, 3, 2306. (IF = 4.38)