Publications

Featured Articles:

  • A New Innovation Model for the 21st Century, Real Clear Education, March 3, 2016
  • Patient Investors, Impatient Researchers Essential for Clean Energy Future, Xconomy, December 21, 2015
  • Improving Student Advising, Science, November 6, 2015
  • Better Batteries for Future Energy Demands, Xconomy, October 12, 2015
  • University of Washington team develops new robust approach to solving battery models, Green Car Congress, August 24, 2015
  • UW solar innovations propel energy future, KING 5 Television, July22, 2015
  • Clean Energy Fund succeeds with university collaboration, The Olympian, June 2, 2015
  • Energized for the Future: Essays on Washington state’s energy sector in 2035, Xconomy, June 2015
  • Engineering a better solar cell: UW research pinpoints defects in popular perovskites, UW Today, April 30, 2015
  • UW scientists build a nanolaser using a single atomic sheet, UW Today, March 23, 2015
  • Scientists craft thinnest possible semiconductors only 3 atoms thick, UW Today, August 26, 2014
  • Doped semiconductor nanocrystals boost solar concentrators, Nanotechweb.org, April 3, 2014
  • Energy and Environmental Science, EES Blog, February 13, 2013  (Editor’s summary of recent research)
  • Controlling a single molecule’s reaction with light could improve solar cells, UW Today, March 15, 2011
  • Poised To React – Nanoscience: Tethering molecules to gold surface forces reaction, Chemical & Enigneering News, March 14, 2011
  • Spinning Quantum Dots reported in Nature Nanotechnology, Department of Chemistry News, March 9, 2011
  • Dimmable windows with solar panels could power zero-energy buildings, UW Today, February 23, 2011

Recent Publications by CEI Faculty and Fellows:

  • Trevor R. Martin, Katherine A. Mazzio, Hugh W. Hillhouse, and Christine K. Luscombe, “Sulfur copolymer for the direct synthesis of ligand-free CdS nanoparticles” Chemical Communications, June 2015
  • Dane W. deQuilettesSarah M. VorpahlSamuel D. StranksHirokazu NagaokaGiles E. EperonMark E. ZifferHenry J. Snaith, & David S. Ginger, “Impact of microstructure on local carrier lifetine in perovskie solar cells” Science, April 30, 2015
  • Sanfeng Wu, Sonia Buckley, John R. Schaibley, Liefeng Feng, Jiaqiang Yan, David G. Mandrus, Fariba Hatami, Wang Yao, Jelena Vučković, Arka Majumdar & Xiaodong Xu, “Monolayer semiconductor nanocavity lasers with ultralow thresholds” Nature, March 2015
  • Bradshaw, L. R.; Knowles, K. E.; McDowall, S.; Gamelin, D. R., “Nanocrystals for Luminescent Solar Concentrators.”  Nano Letters, 2015, in press (DOI: 10.1021/nl504510t).
  • Miller, Mark J., and Junlan Wang. “Influence of grain size on transition temperature of thermochromic VO2.” Journal of Applied Physics 117, no. 3, January 2015.
  • Carroll, G. M.; Zhong, D. K.; Gamelin, D. R., “Mechanistic Insights into Solar Water Oxidation by Cobalt-Phosphate-Modified α-Fe2O3 Photoanodes.” Energy Environ. Sci., 2015, in press (DOI: 10.1039/C4EE02869D).
  • Erickson, C. S.; Bradshaw, L. R.; McDowall, S.; Gilbertson, J. D.; Gamelin, D. R.; Patrick, D. L., “Zero-Reabsorption Doped-Nanocrystal Solar Concentrators.” ACS Nano, 2014, 8, 3461-3467.
  • Baosen Zhang; Rajagopal, R.; Tse, D., “Network Risk Limiting Dispatch: Optimal Control and Price of Uncertainty,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol.59, no.9, pp.2442,2456, Sept. 2014
  • Negash, A, Haring, T., Kirschen, D, “Allocating the cost of demand response compensation in wholesale energy markets,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Aug 2014
  • A. Eshghinejad, W. Liang, Q. N. Chen, F. Ma, Y. Liu, S. Xie, Y. H. Chu, and J. Li, “Piezoelectric and piezomagnetic force microscopies of multiferroic BiFeO3-LiMn2O4 heterostructures,“ Journal of Applied Physics, 2014.
  • Y. Dvorkin, H. Pandzic, M. A. Ortega-Vazquez, and D. S. Kirschen, “A Hybrid Stochastic/Interval Approach to Transmission-Constrained Unit Commitment,” IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. PP, No. 99, pp. 1-11, 2014.
  • Y. Dvorkin, M. Ortega-Vazquez, and D. S. Kirschen, “Wind Generation As a Reserve Provider,” IET on Generation, Transmission & Distribution, pp. 1-11, 2014. (in press).
  • S. T. Williams, F. Zuo, C. C. Chueh, C. Y. Liao, P. W. Liang, A. K. Y. Jen, “Role of Chloride in the Morphological Evolution of Organo-Lead Halide Perovskite Thin Films” ACS Nano, 2014, DOI: 10.1021/nn5041922.
  • P. W. Liang, C. Y. Liao, C. C. Chueh, F. Zuo, S. T. Williams, X. K. Xin, J. Lin, A. K. Y. Jen, “Additive Enhanced Crystallization of Solution-Processed Perovskite for Highly Efficient Planar-Heterojunction Solar Cells” Advanced Materials, 2014, 26, 3748.
  • P. W. Liang, C. C. Chueh, X. K. Xin, F. Zuo, S. T. Williams, C. Y. Liao, A. K. Y. Jen, “High-Performance Planar-Heterojunction Solar Cells Based on Ternary Halide Large-Band-Gap Perovskites” Advanced Energy Materials, 2014, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201400960.
  • F. Zuo, S. T. Williams, P. W. Liang, C. C. Chueh, C. Y. Liao, A. K. Y. Jen, “Binary-Metal Perovskites Toward High-Performance Planar-Heterojunction Hybrid Solar Cells” Advanced Materials, 2014,DOI: 10.1002/adma.201401641.
  • Y. Zang, C.-Z. Li, C.-C. Chueh, S. T. Williams, W. Jiang,     Z.-H. Wang, J.-S. Yu, and A. K.-Y. Jen, “Integrated Molecular, Interfacial, and Device Engineering towards High-Performance Non-Fullerene Based Organic Solar Cells” Advanced Materials, 2014, 26,5708. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201401992
  • J. H. Kim, S. T. Williams, N. Cho, and A. K. -Y. Jen, Advanced Energy Materials, 2014 (in press).
  • C.-C. Chueh, C.-Y. Liao, F. Zuo, S. T. Williams, P.-W.Liang, and A. K.-Y. Jen, J. Mater. Chem. A. 2014 (accepted)
  • C. Huang*, S. Wu*, A. M. Sanchez*,  et al, “Lateral heterojunctions within monolayer MoSe2-WSe2 semiconductors,” Nature Materials, 2014, DOI:10.1038/nmat4064, advanced online publication, (Corresponding author)
  • G. Clark, S. Wu, et al, “Vapor-transport growth of high optical quality WSe2 monolayers,” APL Materials. 2, 101101, 2014.

Selected Publications by CEI Faculty:

  • Candelaria SL, Chen R, Jeong YH, Cao GZ. (2012) Highly porous chemically modified carbon cryogels and their coherent nanocomposites for energy applications. Energy and Environmental Sciences, 5, 5619-5637.
  • Zhang Y, Zou JY, Yip HL, Chen KS, Davies JA, Sun Y, Jen AKY. (2011) Synthesis, Characterization, Charge Transport, and Photovoltaic Properties of Dithienobenzoquinoxaline- and Dithienobenzopyridopyrazine-Based Conjugated Polymers. Macromolecules, 44, 4752-4758.
  • Mazzio KA, Yuan MJ, Okamoto K, Luscombe CK. (2011) Oligoselenophene Derivatives Functionalized with a Diketopyrrolopyrrole Core for Molecular Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 3, 271-278.
  • Rice AH, Giridharagopal R, Zheng SX, Ohuchi FS, Ginger DS, Luscombe CK. (2011) Controlling Vertical Morphology within the Active Layer of Organic Photovoltaics Using Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Nanowires and Phenyl-C(61)-butyric Acid Methyl Ester. ACS Nano, 5, 3132-3140.
  • Liu YY, Liu DW, Zhang QF, Cao GZ. (2011) Engineering nanostructured electrodes away from equilibrium for lithium-ion batteries. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 9969-9983.
  • Zhang QF, Park K, Xi JT, Myers D, Cao GZ. (2011) Recent Progress in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Using Nanocrystallite Aggregates. Advanced Energy Materials, 1, 988-1001.
  • Noone KM, Subramaniyan S, Zhang QF, Cao GZ, Jenekhe SA, Ginger DS. (2011) Photoinduced Charge Transfer and Polaron Dynamics in Polymer and Hybrid Photovoltaic Thin Films: Organic vs Inorganic Acceptors. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 115, 24403-24410.
  • Gao Y, Yip HL, Chen KS, O’Malley KM, Acton O, Sun Y, Ting G, Chen HZ, Jen AKY. (2011) Surface Doping of Conjugated Polymers by Graphene Oxide and Its Application for Organic Electronic Devices. Advanced Materials, 23, 1903-1908.
  • Ford GM, Guo QJ, Agrawal R, Hillhouse HW. (2011) Earth Abundant Element Cu(2)Zn(Sn(1-x)Ge(x))S(4) Nanocrystals for Tunable Band Gap Solar Cells: 6.8% Efficient Device Fabrication. Chemistry of Materials, 23, 2626-2629.
  • Cho N, Yip HL, Davies JA, Kazarinoff PD, Zeigler DF, Durban MM, Segawa Y, O’Malley KM, Luscombe CK, Jen AKY. (2011) In-situ Crosslinking and n-Doping of Semiconducting Polymers and Their Application as Efficient Electron-Transporting Materials in Inverted Polymer Solar Cells. Advanced Energy Materials, 1, 1148-1153.
  • Sun JW, Zhong DK, Gamelin DR. (2010) Composite photoanodes for photoelectrochemical solar water splitting. Energy & Environmental Science, 3, 1252-1261.
  • Kim FS, Ren GQ, Jenekhe SA. (2010) One-Dimensional Nanostructures of pi-Conjugated Molecular Systems: Assembly, Properties, and Applications from Photovoltaics, Sensors, and Nanophotonics to Nanoelectronics. Chemistry of Materials, 23, 682-732.
  • Guo Q, Ford GM, Yang WC, Walker BC, Stach EA, Hillhouse HW, Agrawal R. (2010) Fabrication of 7.2% Efficient CZTSSe Solar Cells Using CZTS Nanocrystals. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132, 17384-17386.
  • Garcia BB, Candelaria SL, Liu DW, Sepheri S, Cruz JA, Cao GZ. (2010) Characterizing Morphology in Bulk Heterojunction Organic Photovoltaic Systems. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 1, 1160-1169.
  • Hillhouse HW, Beard MC. (2009) Solar cells from colloidal nanocrystals: Fundamentals, materials, devices, and economics. Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science, 14, 245-259.
  • Wu PT, Bull T, Kim FS, Luscombe CK, Jenekhe SA. (2009) Organometallic Donor-Acceptor Conjugated Polymer Semiconductors: Tunable Optical, Electrochemical, Charge Transport, and Photovoltaic Properties. Macromolecules, 42, 671-681.
  • Pingree LSC, Reid OG, Ginger DS. (2009) Electrical Scanning Probe Microscopy on Active Organic Electronic Devices. Advanced Materials, 21, 19-28.
  • Hochberg M, Baehr-Jones T, Wang GX, Shearn M, Harvard K, Luo JD, Chen BQ, Shi ZW, Lawson R, Sullivan P, Jen AKY, Dalton L, Scherer A. (2006) Terahertz all-optical modulation in a silicon-polymer hybrid system. Nature Materials, 5, 703-709.

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