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Last updated February 15, 2017.

    2017 Publications:

  1. 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, 355, 59-64, 2017.

  2. (Guest editor) D. J. Lipomi, Z. Bao, "Stretchable and ultraflexible organic electronics", MRS Bull., 42, 93-97, 2017.

  3. Feb. 2017
    MRS Bulletin
    Front Cover
  4. Z. Chen, R. Pfattner, Z. Bao, "Characterization and Understanding of Thermoresponsive Polymer Composites Based on Spiky Nanostructured Fillers", Adv. Electron. Mater., 3, 1600397, 2017.

  5. C. Lu, W.-Y. Lee, X. Gu, J. Xu, H.-H. Chou, H. Yan, Y.-C. Chiu, M. He, J. R. Matthews, W. Niu, J. B.-H. Tok, M. F. Toney, W.-C. Chen, Z. Bao, "Effects of Molecular Structure and Packing Order on the Stretchability of Semicrystalline Conjugated Poly(Tetrathienoacene-diketopyrrolopyrrole) Polymers", Adv. Electron. Mater., 3, 1600311, 2017.

  6. F. Molina-Lopez, H. Yan, X. Gu, Y. Kim, M. F. Toney, Z. Bao, "Electric Field Tuning Molecular Packing and Electrical Properties of Solution-Shearing Coated Organic Semiconducting Thin Films", Adv. Func. Mater., In press, 2017.

  7. T. H. Lee, K. Kim, G. Kim, H. J. Park, D. Scullion, L. Shaw, M.-G. Kim, X. Gu, W.-G. Bae, E. J. G. Santos, Z. Lee, H. S. Shin, Y. Nishi, Z. Bao, "Chemical Vapor Deposited Hexagonal Boron Nitride as a Scalable Template for High-Performance Organic Field-Effect Transistors", Chem. Mater., In press, 2017.

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    2016 Publications:

  9. Z. Chen, P.-C. Hsu, J. Lopez, Y. Li, J. W. F. To, N. Liu, C. Wang, S. C. Andrews, J. Liu, Y. Cui, Z. Bao, "Fast and reversible thermoresponsive polymer switching materials for safer batteries", Nature Energy, 15009, 2016.

  10. C.-H. Li, C. Wang, C. Keplinger, J.-L. Zuo, L. Jin, Y. Sun, P. Zheng, Y. Cao, F. Lissel, C. Linder, X.-Z. You, Z. Bao, "A Highly Stretchable Autonomous Self-Healing Elastomer", Nature Chemistry, 8, 618–624, 2016.

  11. A. Chortos and J. Liu, Z. Bao, Pursuing Prosthetic Electronic Skin", Nature Materials, 15, 937-950, 2016.

  12. 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, 539, 411-415, 2016.

  13. T. Someya, Z. Bao, G. G. Malliaras, "The rise of plastic bioelectronics", Nature, 540, 379-385, 2016.

  14. J. W. F. To, J. He, J. Mei, R. Haghpanah, Z. Chen, T. Kurosawa, S. Chen, W.-G. Bae, L. Pan, J. B.-H. Tok, J. Wilcox, Z. Bao, "Hierarchical N-doped Carbon as CO2 Adsorbent with High CO2 Selectivity from Rationally Designed Polypyrrole Precursor", J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 138, 1001-1009, 2016.

  15. T. Lei, X. Chen, G. Pitner, H.-S. P. Wong, Z. Bao, "Removable and Recyclable Conjugated Polymers for Highly Selective and High-Yield Dispersion and Release of Low-Cost Carbon Nanotubes", J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 138, 802-805, 2016.

  16. Y.-L. Rao, A. Chortos, R. Pfattner, F. Lissel, Y.-C. Chiu, V. Feig, J. Xu, T. Kurosawa, X. Gu, C. Wang, M. He, J. W. Chung, Z. Bao, "Stretchable Self-healing Polymeric Dielectrics Crosslinked Through Metal-Ligand Coordination", J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 138, 6020–6027, 2016.

  17. Z. Bao, "Skin-inspired organic electronic materials and devices", MRS Bull., 41, 897-904, 2016.

  18. Y. Sun, J. Lopez, H.-W. Lee, N. Liu, G. Zheng, C.-L. Wu, J. Sun, W. Liu, J. W. Chung, Z. Bao, Y. Cui, "A Stretchable Graphitic Carbon/Si Anode Enabled by Conformal Coating of a Self-Healing Elastic Polymer", Adv. Mater., 28, 2455-2461, 2016.

  19. W. Liu, Z. Chen, G. Zhou, Y. Sun, H. R. Lee, C. Liu, H. Yao, Z. Bao, Y. Cui, "3D Porous Sponge-Inspired Electrode for Stretchable Lithium-Ion Batteries", Adv. Mater., 28, 3578-3583, 2016.

  20. A. Chortos, G. I. Koleilat, R. Pfattner, D. Kong, P. Lin, R. Nur, T. Lei, H. Wang, N. Liu, Y.-C. Lai, M.-G. Kim, J. W. Chung, S. Lee, Z. Bao, "Mechanically Durable and Highly Stretchable Transistors Employing Carbon Nanotube Semiconductor and Electrodes", Adv. Mater., 28, 4441-4448, 2016.

  21. G. I. Koleilat, M. Vosgueritchian, T. Lei, Y. Zhou, D. W. Lin, F. Lissel, P. Lin, J. W. F. To, T. Xie, K. England, Y. Zhang, Z. Bao, "Surpassing the Exciton Diffusion Limit in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Sensitized Solar Cells", ACS Nano, 10, 11258-11265, 2016.

  22. B. Lüssem, C.-M. Keum, D. Kasemann, B. Naab, Z. Bao, K. Leo, "Doped Organic Transistors", Chem. Rev., 116, 13714-13751, 2016.

  23. T. Lei, G. Pitner, X. Chen, G. Hong, S. Park, P. Hayoz, R. T. Weitz, H.-S. P. Wong, Z. Bao, "Dispersion of High-Purity Semiconducting Arc-Discharged Carbon Nanotubes Using Backbone Engineered Diketopyrrolopyrrole (DPP)-Based Polymers", Adv. Electron. Mater., 1, 2016.

  24. H. Wang, Z. Bao, "Conjugated polymer sorting of semiconducting carbon nanotubes and their electronic applications", Nano Today, 10, 737-758, 2016.

  25. J. A. Reinspach, Y. Diao, G. Giri, T. Sachse, K. England, Y. Zhou, C. Tassone, B. Worfolk, M. Presselt, M. Toney, S. Mannsfeld, Z. Bao, "Tuning the morphology of solution-sheared P3HT:PCBM films", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8, 1742-1751, 2016.

  26. T. Hasegawa, M. Ashizawa, J. Hiyoshi, S. Kawauchi, J. Mei, Z. Bao, H. Matsumoto, "An ultra-narrow bandgap derived from thienoisoindigo polymers: structural influence on reducing the bandgap and self-organization", Polym. Chem., 7, 1181-1190, 2016.

  27. J. Lopez, Z. Chen, C. Wang, S. Andrews, Y. Cui, Z. Bao, "The effects of crosslinking in a supramolecular binder on cycle life in silicon microparticle anodes", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8, 2318-2324, 2016.

  28. X. Gu, J. A. Reinspach, B. Worfolk, Y. Diao, Y. Zhou, H. Yan, K. Gu, S. Mannsfeld, M. Toney, Z. Bao, "A compact roll-to-roll coater for in situ X-ray diffraction characterization of organic electronics printing", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8, 1687-1694, 2016.

  29. T. Kurosawa, Y.-C. Chiu, Y. Zhou, X. Gu, W.-C. Chen, Z. Bao, "Impact of Polystyrene Oligomer Side Chains on Naphthalene Diimide–Bithiophene Polymers as n-Type Semiconductors for Organic Field-Effect Transistors", Adv. Func. Mater., 26, 1261-1270, 2016.

  30. L. Shaw, P. Hayoz, Y. Diao, J. A. Reinspach, J. W. F. To, M. Toney, R. T. Weitz, Z. Bao, "Direct Uniaxial Alignment of a Donor-Acceptor Semiconducting Polymer Using Single-Step Solution Shearing", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8, 9285-9296, 2016.

  31. B. D. Naab, X. Gu, T. Kurosawa, J. W. F. To, A. Salleo, Z. Bao, "Role of Polymer Structure on the Conductivity of N-Doped Polymers", Adv. Electron. Mater., 2, 2016.

  32. J. He and J. W. F. To, P. C. Psarras, H. Yan, T. Atkinson, D. Nordlund, Z. Bao, J. Wilcox, "Tunable Polyaniline-Based Porous Carbon with Ultrahigh Surface Area for CO2 Capture at Elevated Pressure", Adv. Energy Mater., 6, 1502491, 2016.

  33. S. Park, M. H. Lee, K. S. Ahn, H. H. Choi, J. Shin, J. Xu, J. Mei, K. Cho, Z. Bao, D. R. Lee, M. S. Kang, D. H. Kim, "Combinatorial Study of Temperature-Dependent Nanostructure and Electrical Conduction of Polymer Semiconductors: Even Bimodal Orientation Can Enhance 3D Charge Transport", Adv. Func. Mater., 26, 4627-4634, 2016.

  34. D. Kong, R. Pfattner, A. Chortos, C. Lu, A. C. Hinckley, C. Wang, W.-Y. Lee, J. W. Chung, Z. Bao, "Capacitance Characterization of Elastomeric Dielectrics for Applications in Intrinsically Stretchable Thin Film Transistors", Adv. Func. Mater., 26, 4680-4686, 2016.

  35. 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. Electron. Mater., 2, 1600104, 2016.

  36. J. Choe, Y. Lee, L. Fang, G.-D. Lee, Z. Bao, K. Kim, "Direct imaging of rotating molecules anchored on graphene", Nanoscale, 8, 13174-13180, 2016.

  37. Y. Zhou, K. L. Gu, X. Gu, T. Kurosawa, H. Yan, Y. Guo, G. I. Koleilat, D. Zhao, M. F. Toney, Z. Bao, "All-Polymer Solar Cells Employing Non-Halogenated Solvent and Additive", Chem. Mater., 28, 5037–5042, 2016.

  38. 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, "Comparison of the Morphology Development of Polymer–Fullerene and Polymer–Polymer Solar Cells during Solution-Shearing Blade Coating", Adv. Energy Mater., 6, 1601225, 2016.

  39. A. Hinckley, C. Wang, R. Pfattner, D. Kong, Y. Zhou, B. Ecker, Y. Gao, Z. Bao, "Investigation of a solution-processable, non-specific surface modifier for low cost, high work function electrodes", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8, 19658-19664, 2016.

  40. 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. Func. Mater., 26, 7254-7262, 2016.

  41. J.-C. Lai, J.-F. Mei, X.-Y. Jia, C.-H. Li, X.-Z. You, Z. Bao, "A Stiff and Healable Polymer Based on Dynamic-Covalent Boroxine Bonds", Adv. Mater., 28, 8277-8282, 2016.

  42. Z. Shang, T. Heumueller, R. Prasanna, G. F. Burkhard, B. D. Naab, Z. Bao, M. D. McGehee, A. Salleo, "Trade-Off between Trap Filling, Trap Creation, and Charge Recombination Results in Performance Increase at Ultralow Doping Levels in Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells", Adv. Energy Mater., 6, 1601149, 2016.

  43. J.-F. Mei, X.-Y. Jia, J.-C. Lai, Y. Sun, C.-H. Li, J.-H. Wu, Y. Cao, X.-Z. You, Z. Bao, "A Highly Stretchable and Autonomous Self-Healing Polymer Based on Combination of Pt···Pt and π–π Interactions", Macromol. Rapid Commun., 37, 1667-1675, 2016.

  44. K. L. Gu, Y. Zhou, X. Gu, H. Yan, Y. Diao, T. Kurosawa, B. Ganapathysubramanian, M. F. Toney, Z. Bao, "Tuning domain size and crystallinity in isoindigo/PCBM organic solar cells via solution shearing", Org. Electron., 40, 79-87, 2016.

  45. G. Zheng, C. Wang, A. Pei, J. Lopez, F. Shi, Z. Chen, A. D. Sendek, H.-W. Lee, Z. Lu, H. Schneider, M. M. Safont-Sempere, S. Chu, Z. Bao, Y. Cui, "High Performance Lithium Metal Negative Electrode with a Soft and Flowable Polymer Coating", ACS Energy Lett., 1, 1247-1255, 2016.

  46. J. W. F. To, J. W. D. Ng, S. Siahrostami, A. L. Koh, Y. Lee, Z. Chen, K. D. Fong, S. Chen, J. He, W.-G. Bae, J. Wilcox, H. Y. J., K. Kim, F. Studt, J. K. Nørskov, T. F. Jaramillo, Z. Bao, "High-performance oxygen reduction and evolution carbon catalysis: From mechanistic studies to device integration", Nano Res., 2016, doi:10.1007/s12274-016-1347-8.

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    2015 Publications:

  48. B. C.-K. Tee and A. Chortos and A. Berndt, A. K. Nguyen, A. Tom, A. McGuire, Z. C. Lin, K. Tien, W.-G. Bae, H. Wang, P. Mei, H.-H. Chou, B. Cui, K. Deisseroth, T. N. Ng, Z. Bao, "A skin-inspired organic digital mechanoreceptor", Science, 350, 313-316, 2015.

  49. H.-H. Chou, A. Nguyen, A. Chortos, J. W. F. To, C. Lu, J. Mei, T. Kurosawa, W.-G. Bae, J. B.-H. Tok, Z. Bao, "A Chameleon-Inspired Stretchable Electronic Skin with Interactive Color-Changing Controlled by Tactile Sensing", Nature Comm., 6, 8011, 2015.

  50. Y. Diao and Y. Zhou, T. Kurosawa, L. Shaw, C. Wang, S. Park, Y. Guo, J. A. Reinspach, K. Gu, X. Gu, B. C. K. Tee, C. Pang, H. Yan, D. Zhao, M. F. Toney, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, Z. Bao, "Flow-enhanced solution printing of all-polymer solar cells", Nature Comm., 6, 7955, 2015.

  51. I. Pochorovski, H. Wang, J. Feldblyum, X. Zhang, A. Antaris, Z. Bao, "H-Bonded Supramolecular Polymer for the Selective Dispersion and Subsequent Release of Large-Diameter Semiconducting Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 137, 4328-4331, 2015.

  52. S. Park and G. Giri, L. Shaw, G. Pitner, J. Ha, J. H. Koo, J. Park, T. H. Lee, J. H. Nam, Y. Hong, Z. Bao, "Large-area formation of self-aligned crystalline domains of organic semiconductors on transistor channels using CONNECT", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 112, 5561-5566, 2015.

  53. B. J. Worfolk, S. C. Andrews, S. Park, J. Reinspach, N. Liu, M. F. Toney, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, Z. Bao, "Ultrahigh electrical conductivity in solution-sheared polymeric transparent films", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 112, 14138–14143, 2015.

  54. May 2015
    ACS Central Science
    Front Cover
  55. J. W. F. To and Z. Chen, H. Yao, J. He, K. Kim, H.-H. Chou, L. Pan, J. Wilcox, Y. Cui, Z. Bao, "Ultra-High Surface Area Three-Dimensional Porous Graphitic Carbon from Conjugated Polymeric Molecular Framework", ACS Cent. Sci., 1, 68-76, 2015.

  56. C. Wang and W.-Y. Lee and D. Kong and R. Pfattner, G. Schweicher, R. Nakajima, C. Lu, J. Mei, T. H. Lee, H.-C. Wu, J. Lopez, Y. Diao, X. Gu, S. Himmelberger, W. Niu, J. R. Matthews, M. He, A. Salleo, Y. Nishi, Z. Bao, "Significance of the double-layer capacitor effect in polar rubbery dielectrics and exceptionally stable low-voltage high transconductance organic transistors", Sci. Rep., 5, 17849, 2015.

  57. A. L. Ayzner, D. Nordlund, D.-H. Kim, Z. Bao, M. F. Toney, "Ultrafast Electron Transfer at Organic Semiconductor Interfaces: Importance of Molecular Orientation", J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 6, 6-12, 2015.

  58. K. Kim, T. H. Lee, E. Santos, P. S. Jo, A. Salleo, Y. Nishi, Z. Bao, "Structural and Electrical Investigation of C60-Graphene Vertical Heterostructures", ACS Nano, 9, 5922-5928, 2015.

  59. N. Liu, K. Kim, H. Y. Jeong, P.-C. Hsu, Y. Cui, Z. Bao, "Effect of Chemical Structure on Polymer-Templated Growth of Graphitic Nanoribbons", ACS Nano, 9, 9043-9049, 2015.

  60. K. Kim, E. K. G. Santos, T. H. Lee, Y. Nishi, Z. Bao, "Epitaxially-Grown Strained Pentacene Thin Film on Graphene Membrane", Small, 11, 2037-2043, 2015.

  61. C. Niebel, Y. Kim, C. Ruzié, J. Karpinska, B. Chattopadhyay, G. Schweicher, A. Richard, V. Lemaur, Y. Olivier, J. Cornil, A. R. Kennedy, Y. Diao, W. Lee, S. Mannsfeld, Z. Bao, Y. H. Geerts, "Thienoacene dimers based on the thieno[3,2-b]thiophene moiety: synthesis, characterization and electronic properties", J. Mater. Chem. C, 3, 674-685, 2015.

  62. Z. Chen, C. Wang, J. Lopez, Z. Lu, Y. Cui, Z. Bao, "High-Areal-Capacity Silicon Electrodes with Low-Cost Silicon Particles Based on Spatial Control of Self-Healing Binder", Adv. Energy Mater., 5, 2015.

  63. S. Ko, D. H. Kim, A. Ayzner, S. Mannsfeld, E. Verploegen, A. Nardes, N. Kopidakis, M. Toney, Z. Bao, "Thermotropic Phase Transition of Benzodithiophene Copolymer Thin Films and Its Impact on Electrical and Photovoltaic Characteristics", Chem. Mater., 27, 1223-1232, 2015.

  64. H. Wang, Y. Li, G. Jiménez-Osés, P. Liu, Y. Fang, J. Zhang, Y.-C. Lai, S. Park, L. Chen, K. N. Houk, Z. Bao, "N-type Conjugated Polymer-Enabled Selective Dispersion of Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes for Flexible CMOS-like Circuits", Adv. Func. Mater., 25, 1837-1844, 2015.

  65. Y. Xie, S. Ouyang, D. Wang, W.-Y. Lee, Z. Bao, J. R. Matthews, W. Niu, R. A. Bellman, M. He, H. H. Fong, "High performance top contact fused thiophene–diketopyrrolopyrrole copolymer transistors using a photolithographic metal lift-off process", Org. Electron., 20, 55-62, 2015.

  66. T. Lei, Y.-C. Lai, G. Hong, H. Wang, P. Hayoz, R. T. Weitz, C. Chen, H. Dai, Z. Bao, "Diketopyrrolopyrrole (DPP)-Based Donor-Acceptor Polymers for Selective Dispersion of Large-Diameter Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes", Small, 11, 2946-2954, 2015.

  67. November 2015
    Advanced Materials
  68. C. M. Boutry, A. Nguyen, Q. O. Lawal, A. Chortos, S. Rondeau-Gagné, Z. Bao, "A Sensitive and Biodegradable Pressure Sensor Array for Cardiovascular Monitoring", Adv. Mater., 27, 6954-6961, 2015.

  69. S. Park, J.-H. Nam, J.-H. Koo, T. Lei, Z. Bao, "Enhancement of Ambipolar Characteristics in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes using C60 and Fabrication of Logic Gates", Appl. Phys. Lett., 106, 103501, 2015.

  70. S. Park, G. Pitner, G. Giri, J.-H. Koo, J. Park, K. Kim, H. Wang, R. Sinclair, H.-S. P. Wong, Z. Bao, "Large-Area Assembly of Densely Aligned Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes using Solution Shearing and their Application to Field-Effect Transistors", Adv. Mater., 27, 2656-2662, 2015.

  71. G. Giri, D. DeLongchamp, J. Reinspach, D. Fischer, L. Richter, J. Xu, S. Benight, A. Ayzner, M. He, L. Fang, G. Xue, M. Toney, Z. Bao, "Effect of Solution Shearing Method on Packing and Disorder of Organic Semiconductor Polymers", Chem. Mater., 27, 2350-2359, 2015.

  72. G. Schweicher, V. Lemaur, C. Niebel, C. Ruzié, Y. Diao, O. Goto, W.-Y. Lee, Y. Kim, J.-B. Arlin, J. Karpinska, A. R. Kennedy, S. R. Parkin, Y. Olivier, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, J. Cornil, Y. H. Geerts, Z. Bao, "Bulky End-Capped [1]Benzothieno[3,2-b]benzothiophenes: Reaching High Mobility Organic Semiconductors by Fine Tuning of the Crystalline Solid-State Order", Adv. Mater., 27, 3066-3072, 2015.

  73. June 2015
    Advanced Functional Materials
    Inside Front Cover
  74. W. Ma, J. Reinspach, Y. Zhou, Y. Diao, T. McAfee, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, Z. Bao, H. Ade, "Tuning Local Molecular Orientation–Composition Correlations in Binary Organic Thin Films by Solution Shearing", Adv. Func. Mater., 25, 3131-3137, 2015.

  75. J. Mei, H.-C. Wu, Y. Diao, A. Appleton, H. Wang, Y. Zhou, W.-Y. Lee, T. Kurosawa, W.-C. Chen, Z. Bao, "Effect of Spacer Length of Siloxane-Terminated Side Chains on Charge Transport in Isoindigo-Based Polymer Semiconductor Thin Films", Adv. Func. Mater., 25, 3455-3462, 2015.

  76. H. Wang, Y. Wang, B. C.-K. Tee, K.-P. Kim, J. Lopez, W. Cai, Z. Bao, "Shape-Controlled, Self-Wrapped Carbon Nanotube Three-Dimensional Electronics", Adv. Sci., 2, 2015.

  77. S. Zhang, B. D. Naab, E. V. Jucov, S. Parkin, E. G. B. Evans, G. L. Millhauser, T. V. Timofeeva, C. Risko, J.-L. Brédas, Z. Bao, S. Barlow, S. R. Marder, "n-Dopants Based on Dimers of Benzimidazoline Radicals: Structures and Mechanism of Redox Reactions", Chem. Eur. J., 21, 10878-10885, 2015.

  78. J. I. Feldblyum, C. H. McCreery, S. C. Andrews, T. Kurosawa, E. J. G. Santos, V. Duong, L. Fang, A. L. Ayzner, Z. Bao, "Few-Layer, Large-Area, 2D Covalent Organic Framework Semiconductor Thin Films", Chem. Comm., 51, 13894-13897, 2015.

  79. A. Ayzner, J. Mei, A. Appleton, D. DeLongchamp, A. Nardes, S. Benight, N. Kopidakis, M. Toney, Z. Bao, "The Impact of the Crystallite Orientation Distribution on Exciton Transport in Donor-Acceptor Conjugated Polymers", ACS Appl. Mater. Inter., 7, 28035-28041, 2015.

  80. K. Pu, J. Mei, J. V. Jokerst, G. Hong, A. L. Antaris, N. Chattopadhyay, A. J. Shuhendler, T. Kurosawa, Y. Zhou, S. S. Gambhir, Z. Bao, J. Rao, "Diketopyrrolopyrrole-Based Semiconducting Polymer Nanoparticles for In Vivo Photoacoustic Imaging", Adv. Mater., 27, 5184-5190, 2015.

  81. C.-J. Shih, R. Pfattner, Y.-C. Chiu, N. Liu, T. Lei, D. Kong, Y. Kim, H.-H. Chou, W.-G. Bae, Z. Bao, "Partially-Screened Field Effect and Selective Carrier Injection at Organic Semiconductor/Graphene Heterointerface", Nano Lett., 15, 7587-7595, 2015.

  82. S. Miller, Z. Bao, "Fabrication of flexible pressure sensors with microstructured polydimethylsiloxane dielectrics using the breath figures method", J. Mater. Res., 30, 3584-3594, 2015.

  83. T. Salim, H.-W. Lee, L. H. Wong, J. H. Oh, Z. Bao, Y. M. Lam, "Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes for Improved Efficiency and Thermal Stability of Polymer–Fullerene Solar Cells", Adv. Func. Mater., 26, 51-65, 2015.

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    2014 Publications:

  85. O. Knopfmacher, M. L. Hammock, A. L. Appleton, G. Schwartz, J. Mei, T. Lei, J. Pei, Z. Bao, "Highly stable organic polymer field-effect transistor sensor for selective detection in the marine environment", Nature Comm., 5, Article number: 2954, 2014.

  86. L. Pan, A. Chortos, G. Yu, Y. Wang, S. Isaacson, R. Allen, Y. Shi, R. Dauskardt, Z. Bao, "An ultra-sensitive resistive pressure sensor based on hollow-sphere microstructure induced elasticity in conducting polymer film", Nature Comm., 5, Article number: 3002, 2014.

  87. Y. Yuan, G. Giri, A. L. Ayzner, A. P. Zoombelt, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, J. Chen, D. Nordlund, M. F. Toney, J. Huang, Z. Bao, "Ultra-High Mobility Transparent Organic Thin Film Transistors Via an Off-Center Spin-Coating Method", Nature Comm., 5, Article number: 3005, 2014.

  88. K. Pu, A. J. Shuhendler, J. V. Jokerst, J. Mei, S. S. Gambhir, Z. Bao, J. Rao, "Semiconducting polymer nanoparticles as photoacoustic molecular imaging probes in living mice", Nature Nanotech., 9, 233-239, 2014.

  89. G. Giri, R. Li, D. M. Smilgies, E. Q. Li, Y. Diao, K. M. Lenn, M. Chiu, D. W. Lin, R. Allen, J. Reinspach, S. C. Mannsfeld, S. T. Thoroddsen, P. Clancy, Z. Bao, A. Amassian, "One-dimensional self-confinement promotes polymorph selection in large-area organic semiconductor thin films", Nature Comm., 5, Article number: 3573, 2014.

  90. K. Kim, H. Lee, R. W. Johnson, J. T. Tanskanen, N. Liu, M, Kim, C. Pang, C. Ahn, S. F. Bent, Z. Bao, "Selective metal deposition at graphene line defects by atomic layer deposition", Nature Comm., 5, Article number: 4781, 2014.

  91. L. Y. Chen, B. C.-K. Tee, A. L. Chortos, G. Schwartz, V. Tse, D. J. Lipomi, H.-S. P. Wong, M. V. McConnell, Z. Bao, "Continuous wireless pressure monitoring and mapping with ultra-small passive sensors for health monitoring and critical care", Nature Comm., 5, Article number: 5028, 2014.

  92. H. Wang, P. Wei , Y. Li, J. Han , H. R. Lee, B. D. Naab, N. Liu, C. Wang, E. Adijanto, B. C. Tee, S. Morishita, Q. Li, Y. Gao, Y. Cui, Z. Bao, "Tuning the threshold voltage of carbon nanotube transistors by n-type molecular doping for robust and flexible complementary circuits", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 11, 4776-4781, 2014.

  93. Y. Diao, K. M. Lenn, W.-Y. Lee, M. A. Blood-Forsythe, J. Xu, Y. Mao, Y. Kim, J. Reinspach, S. Park, A. Aspuru-Guzik, G. Xue, P. Clancy, Z. Bao, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, "Understanding Polymorphism in Organic Semiconductor Thin Films Through Nanoconfinement", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 136, 17046-17057, 2014.

  94. N. Liu, K. Kim, P.-C. Hsu, A. Sokolov, F. L. Yap, H. Yuan, Y. Xie, H. Yan, Y. Cui, H. Hwang, Z. Bao, "Large-Scale Production of Graphene Nanoribbons from Electrospun Polymers", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 136, 17284-17291, 2014.

  95. J. Mei, Z. Bao, "Side Chain Engineering in Solution-Processable Conjugated Polymers", Chem. Mater., 26, 604–615, 2014.

  96. G. Giri, S. Park, M. Vosgueritchian, M. Shulaker, Z. Bao, "High mobility, aligned crystalline domains of TIPS-pentacene with metastable polymorphs through lateral confinement of crystal growth", Adv. Mater., 26, 487-493, 2014.

  97. N. T. Tien, S. Jeon, D.-I. Kim, T. Q. Trung, M. Jang, B.-U. Hwang, K.-E. Byun, J. Bae, E. Lee, J. B.-H. Tok, Z. Bao, N.-E. Lee, J.-J. Park, "A Flexible Bimodal Sensor Array for Simultaneous Sensing of Pressure and Temperature", Adv. Mater., 26, 796-804, 2014.

  98. H. Wang, G. Koleilat, P. Liu, G. Jimenez-Oses, Y.-C. Lai, M. Vosgueritchian, Y. Fang, S. Park, K. Houk, Z. Bao, "High-Yield Sorting of Small-Diameter CoMoCAT SWNTs for Solar Cells and Transistors", ACS Nano, 8, 2609–2617, 2014.

  99. W.-Y. Lee, G. Giri, Y. Diao, C. J. Tassone, J. R. Matthews, M. L. Sorensen, S. Mannsfeld, W.-C. Chen, H. H. Fong, J. B.-H. Tok, M. F. Toney, M. He, Z. Bao, "High-Performance Polymer Field-Effect Transistors Processed through Non-Chlorinated Mixed Solvents", Adv. Func. Mater., 24, 3524-3534, 2014.

  100. D. H. Kim, J. Mei, A. L. Ayzner, K. Schmidt, G. Giri, A. L. Appleton, M. F. Toney, Z. Bao, "Sequentially solution-processed, nanostructured polymer photovoltaics using selective solvents", Energy Environ. Sci., 7, 1103-1109, 2014.

  101. B. D. Naab, S. Zhang, K. Vandewal, A. Salleo, S. Barlow, S. Marder, Z. Bao, "Effective Solution- and Vacuum-processed N-Doping by Dimers of Benzimidazoline Radicals", Adv. Mater., 25, 4268-4272, 2014.

  102. A. Chortos, J. Lim, J. W. F. To, M. Vosgueritchian, T. Dusseault, T. H. Kim, S. Hwang, Z. Bao, "Highly Stretchable Transistors Using a Microcracked Organic Semiconductor", Adv. Mater., 25, 4253-4259, 2014.

  103. S. Liyanage, X. Xu, G. Pitner, Z. Bao, H. S. Wong, "VLSI-Compatible Carbon Nanotube Doping Technique with Low Work-Function Metal Oxides", Nano Lett., 14, 1884–1890, 2014.

  104. Y. Zhou, T. Kurosawa, W. Ma, Y. Guo, L. Fang, K. Vandewal, Y. Diao, C. Wang, Q. Yan, J. Reinspach, J. Mei, A. L. Appleton, G. I. Koleilat, Y. Gao, S. C. Mannsfeld, A. Salleo, H. Ade, D. Zhao, Z. Bao, "High Performance All-Polymer Solar Cell via Polymer Side-Chain Engineering", Adv. Mater., 26, 3767-3772, 2014.

  105. G. B. Griffin, P. M. Lundin, B. S. Rolczynski, A. Linkin, R. D. McGillicuddy, Z. Bao, G. S. Engel, "Ultrafast energy transfer from rigid, branched side-chains into a conjugated, alternating copolymer", J. Chem. Phys., 140, 034903, 2014.

  106. L. M. Thirion, E. Streltsova, W.-Y. Lee, Z. Bao, M. He, and J. C. Mauro, "Compressive stress profiles of chemically strengthened glass after exposure to high voltage electric fields", J. Non-Crystalline Solids, 394–395, 6–8, 2014.

  107. N. Liu, H. Tian, G. Schwartz, J. B.-H. Tok, T. L. Ren, Z. Bao, "Large-area, transparent, and flexible infrared photodetector fabricated using p-N junctions formed by N-doping chemical vapor deposition grown graphene", Nano Lett., 14, 3702-3708, 2014.

  108. R. Allen, L. Pan, G. G. Fuller, Z. Bao, "Using in-Situ Polymerization of Conductive Polymers to Enhance the Electrical Properties of Solution-Processed Carbon Nanotube Films and Fibers", ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 6, 9966-9974, 2014.

  109. H. Wang, B. Cobb, A. van Breemen, G. Gelinck, Z. Bao, "Highly stable carbon nanotube top-gate transistors with tunable threshold voltage", Adv. Mater., 26, 4588-4593, 2014.

  110. (Invited Review) Y. Diao, L. Shaw, Z. Bao, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, "Morphology control strategies for solution-processed organic semiconductor thin films", Energy & Environmental Science, 7, 2145-2159, 2014.

  111. (Invited Review) L. Shaw, Z. Bao, "The Large-Area, Solution-Based Deposition of Single-Crystal Organic Semiconductors", Israel Journal of Chemistry, 54, 496-512, 2014.

  112. M. L. Hammock, O. Knopfmacher, T. N. Ng, J. B.-H. Tok, Z. Bao, "Electronic Readout Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay with Organic Field-Effect Transistors as a Preeclampsia Prognostic", Adv. Mater., 26, 6138-6144, 2014.

  113. H. Wang, B. Hsieh, G. Jiménez-Osés, P. Liu, C. J. Tassone, Y. Diao, T. Lei, K. N. Houk, Z. Bao, "Solvent effects on polymer sorting of carbon nanotubes with applications in printed electronics", Small, 11, 126-133, 2014.

  114. H.-C. Wu, S. Benight, A. Chortos, W.-Y. Lee, J. Mei, J. To, M. He, J. B.-H. Tok, W.-C. Chen, Z. Bao, "A Rapid and Facile Soft Contact Lamination Method: Evaluation of Polymer Semiconductors for Stretchable Transistors", Chem. Mater., 26, 4544-4551, 2014.

  115. Z. Chen, J. W. F. To, C. Wang, Z. Lu, N. Liu, A. Chortos, L. Pan, F. Wei, Y. Cui, Z. Bao, "A Three‐Dimensionally Interconnected Carbon Nanotube–Conducting Polymer Hydrogel Network for High‐Performance Flexible Battery Electrodes", Adv. Energy Mater., 4, 2014.

  116. A. Chortos, Z. Bao, "Skin-inspired electronic devices", Mater. Today, 17, 321-331, 2014.

  117. B. C.-K. Tee, A. Chortos, R. R. Dunn, G. Schwartz, E. Eason, Z. Bao, "Tunable Flexible Pressure Sensors using Microstructured Elastomer Geometries for Intuitive Electronics", Adv. Funct. Mater., 24, 5427-5434, 2014.

  118. D. Liu, Z. He, Y. Su, Y. Diao, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, Z. Bao, J. Xu, Q. Miao, "Self-Assembled Monolayers of Cyclohexyl-Terminated Phosphonic Acids as a General Dielectric Surface for High-Performance Organic Thin-Film Transistors", Adv. Mater., 26, 7190-7196, 2014.

  119. S. Park, H. Kim, M. Vosgueritchian, S. Cheon, H. Kim, J. H. Koo, T. R. Kim, S. Lee, G. Schwartz, H. Chang, Z. Bao, "Stretchable Energy-Harvesting Tactile Electronic Skin Capable of Differentiating Multiple Mechanical Stimuli Modes", Adv. Mater., 26, 7324-7332, 2014.

  120. J. Hur, K. Im, S. W. Kim, J. Kim, D.-Y. Chung, T.-H. Kim, K. H. Jo, J. H. Hahn, Z. Bao, S. Hwang, N. Park, "Polypyrrole/Agarose based Electronically Conductive and Reversibly Restorable Hydrogel", ACS Nano, 8, 10066-10076, 2014.

  121. G. Giri, E. Miller, Z. Bao, "Selective Solution Shearing Deposition of High Performance TIPS-Pentacene Polymorphs Through Chemical Patterning", J. Mater. Res., 29, 2615-2624, 2014.

  122. January 2015
    Advanced Materials
    Front Cover
  123. C. Pang, J. H. Koo, A. Nguyen, J. M. Caves, M. G. Kim, A. Chortos, K. Kim, P. J. Wang, J. B.-H. Tok, Z. Bao, "Highly Skin-Conformal Microhairy Sensor for Pulse Signal Amplification", Adv. Mater., 27, 634-640, 2014.

  124. S. Park, S. J. Kim, J. H. Nam, G. Pitner, T. H. Lee, A. L. Ayzner, H. Wang, S. W. Fong, M. Vosgueritchian, Y. J. Park, M. L. Brongersma, Z. Bao, "Significant Enhancement of Infrared Photodetector Sensitivity using Semiconducting Single-walled Carbon Nanotube/C60 Phototransistor", Adv. Mater., 27, 759-765, 2014.

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    2013 Publications:

    July 2013
    Nature Materials
    Front Cover
  126. Y. Diao, B. C-K. Tee, G. Giri, J. Xu, D. H. Kim, H. A. Becerril, R. Stoltenberg, T. H. Lee, G. Xue, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, Z. Bao, "Solution coating of large-area organic semiconductor thin films with aligned single-crystalline domains", Nature Materials, 12, 665-671, doi:10.1038/nmat3650, 2013.

  127. G. Schwartz, B. C-K. Tee, J. Mei, A. L. Appleton, D H. Kim, H. Wang, Z. Bao, "Flexible polymer transistors with high pressure sensitivity for application in electronic skin and health monitoring", Nature Comm., 4, Article number: 1859, doi:10.1038/ncomms2832, 2013.

  128. H. Wu, G. Yu, L. Pan, N. Liu, M. T. McDowell, Z. Bao, Y. Cui, "Stable Li-ion Battery Anodes by In-situ Polymerization of Conducting Hydrogel to Conformally Coat Silicon Nanoparticles", Nature Comm., 4, Article number: 1943, doi:10.1038/ncomms2941, 2013.

  129. A. N. Sokolov, F. L. Yap, N. Liu, K. Kim, L. Ci, O. B. Johnson, H. Wang, M. Vosgueritchian, A. L. Koh, J Chen, J. Park, Z. Bao, "Direct Growth of Aligned Graphitic Nanoribbons from a DNA Template by Chemical Vapour Deposition", Nature Comm., 4, Article number: 2402, 2013.

  130. (Invited Commentary) M. Vosgueritchian, J. B.-H. Tok, Z. Bao, "Stretchable LEDs: Light-emitting electronic skin", Nature Photonics, 7, 769-771, 2013.

  131. C. Wang, H. Wu, Z. Chen, M. T. McDowell, Y. Cui, Z. Bao, "Self-healing Chemistry enables the Stable Operation of Silicon Microparticle Anodes for High Energy Lithium Ion Batteries", Nature Chemistry, 5, 1042–1048, 2013.

  132. (Invited Review) M. L. Hammock, A. Chortos, B. C-K. Tee, J. B.-H. Tok, Z. Bao, "25th Anniversary Article: The Evolution of Electronic Skin (E-Skin): A Brief History, Design Considerations, and Recent Progress", Adv. Mat., 25, 5997-6038, 2013.

  133. H. B. Akkerman, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, A. P. Kaushik, E. Verploegen, L. Burnier, A. P. Zoombelt, J. D Saathoff, S. Hong, S. Atahan-Evrenk, X. Liu , A. Aspuru-Guzik , M. F. Toney, P.Clancy, Z. Bao, "Effects of Odd-Even Side Chain Length of Alkyl-Substituted Diphenyl-bithiophenes on First Monolayer Thin Film Packing Structure", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135, 11006-11014, 2013.

  134. B. D. Naab, S. Himmelberger, Y. Diao, K. Vandewal, P. Wei, B. Lussem, A. Salleo, Z. Bao, "High Mobility N-Type Transistors Based on Solution-sheared Doped TIPS-pentacene Thin Films", Adv. Mat., 25, 4663-4667, 2013.

  135. B. D. Naab, S. Guo, S. Olthof, E. G. B. Evans, P. Wei, G. L. Millhauser, A. Kahn, S. Barlow, S. R. Marder, Z. Bao, "Mechanistic Study on the Solution-Phase n-Doping of 1,3-Dimethyl-2-aryl-2,3-dihydro-1H-benzoimidazole Derivatives", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135, 15018–15025, 2013.

  136. L. Fang, Y. Zhou, Y.-X.Yao, Y. Diao, W.-Y. Lee, A. L. Appleton, R. Allen, J. Reinspach, S. Mannsfeld, Z. Bao, "Side-chain Engineering of Isoindigo-Containing Conjugated Polymers Using Polystyrene for High Performance Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells", Chemistry of Materials, 25, 4874–4880, 2013.

  137. C. Fan, A. P. Zoombelt, H. Jiang, W. Fu, J Wu, W. Yuan, Y. Wang, H. Li, H. Chen, Z. Bao, "Solution-Grown Organic Single-Crystalline p-n Junctions with Ambipolar Charge Transport", Adv. Mater., 2013.

  138. L. Fang, P. Liu, B. R. Sveinbjornsson, S. Atahan-Evrenk, K. Vandewal, S. Osuna, G. Jiminez-Oess, S. Shrestha, G. Giri, P. Wei, A. Salleo, A. Aspuru-Guzik, R. H. Grubbs, K. N. Houk, Z. Bao, "Confined organization of fullerene units along high polymer chains", Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 1, 5747-5755, 2013.

  139. C. Wang, N. Liu, R. Allen, J. B.-H. Tok, Y. Wu, F. Zhang, Y. Chen, Z. Bao, "A Rapid and Efficient Self-Healing Thermo-Reversible Elastomer Crosslinked with Graphene Oxide", Adv. Mater., 25, 5785-5790, 2013.

  140. S. Benight, C. Wang, J. B.-H. Tok, Z. Bao, "Stretchable and Self-Healing Polymers and Devices for Electronic Skin", Progress in Polymer Science, 38, 1961–1977, 2013.

  141. L. S. Liyanage, C. J. Daire, A. Delabie, S. V. Elshocht, Z. Bao, H.- S. P. Wong, "Atomic Layer Deposition of High-k Dielectrics on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes: A Raman Study", Nanotechnology, 24, 245703, 2013.

  142. (Invited Review) J. Mei, Y. Diao, A. Appleton, L. Fang, Z. Bao, "Integrated Materials Design of Organic Semiconductors for Field-Effect Transistors", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135, 6724-6746, 2013.

  143. P. Wei, N. Liu, H. R. Lee, E. Adijanto, L. Ci, B. D. Naab, J. Q. Zhong, J. Park, W. Chen, Y. Cui, Z. Bao, "Tuning the Dirac Point in CVD-Grown Graphene through Solution Processed n-Type Doping with 2-(2-Methoxyphenyl)-1,3-dimethyl-2,3-dihydro-1H-benzoimidazole", Nano Lett., 13, 1890-1897, 2013.

  144. M. L. Hammock, O. Knopfmacher, B. D. Naab, J. B.-H. Tok, Z. Bao, "Investigation of protein detection parameters using nanofunctionalized organic field-effect transistors", ACS Nano, 7, 3970-3980, 2013.

  145. J. Jeon, H. B. Lee, Z. Bao, "Flexible Wireless Temperature Sensors Based on Ni Microparticle-Filled Binary Polymer Composites", Adv. Mater., 25, 850-855, 2013.

  146. R. Allen, G. G. Fuller, Z. Bao, "Aligned SWNT films from low-yield stress gels and their transparent electrode performance", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 5, 7244–7252, 2013.

  147. R. Allen, Z. Bao, G. G. Fuller, "Oriented, Polymer-Stabilized Carbon Nanotube Films: Influence of Dispersion Rheology", Nanotechnology, 24, 015709, 2013.

  148. T. H. Lee, B. Lüssem, K. Kim, G. Giri, Y. Nishi, Z. Bao, "p-Channel Field-Effect Transistors Based on C60 Doped with Molybdenum Trioxide", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 5, 2337-2341, 2013.

  149. D. H. Kim, A. L. Ayzner, A. L. Appleton, K. Schmidt, J. Mei, M. F. Toney, Z. Bao, "Comparison of the Photovoltaic Characteristics and Nanostructure of Fullerenes Blended with Conjugated Polymers with Siloxane-Terminated and Branched Aliphatic Side Chains", Chem. Mater., 25, 431-440, 2013.

  150. (Invited Review) H. Li , G. Giri , Jeffrey B.-H. Tok, Z. Bao, "Toward high-mobility organic field effect transistors: Control of molecular packing and large-area fabrication of single-crystal-based devices", MRS Bulletin, 38, 34-42, 2013.

  151. J. R. Matthews, W. Niu, A. Tandia, A. L. Wallace, J. Hu, W.-Y. Lee, G. Giri, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, Y. Xie, S. Cai, H. H. Fong, Z. Bao, M. He, "Scalable Synthesis of Fused Thiophene-Diketopyrrolopyrrole Semiconducting Polymers Processed from Nonchlorinated Solvents into High Performance Thin Film Transistors", Chem. Mater., 25, 782–789, 2013.

  152. (Invited Review) S. Park, M. Vosguerichian, Z. Bao,"A review of fabrication and applications of carbon nanotube film-based flexible electronics", Nanoscale, 5, 1727-1752, 2013.

  153. P. M. Lundin, G. Giri, Z. Bao, "A Comparison of the Properties of Two Structurally Equivalent but Regiochemically Different Mono-Alkylated Polybithiophenes Prepared Through AABB-Type Stille Polycondensation", J. Polymer Sci. Part A-Poly Chem., 51, 908-915, 2013.

  154. J. H. Oh, L. H. Wong, H. Yu, Y. J. Park, J. M. Kim, Z. Bao, "Observation of orientation-dependent photovoltaic behaviors in aligned organic nanowires", Appl. Phys. Lett., 103, 053304, 2013.

  155. March 2013
    Physica Status Solidi - Rapid
    Front Cover
  156. D.-M. Smilgies, R. Li, G. Giri, K. W. Chou, Y. Diao, Z. Bao, A. Amassian, "Look fast: Crystallization of conjugated molecules during solution shearing probed in-situ and in real time by X-ray scattering", Physica Status Solidi (RRL) - Rapid, 7, 177-179, 2013.

  157. H. Wang, J. Mei, P. Liu, K. Schmidt, G. Jiménez-Osés, S. Osuna, L. Fang, C. J. Tassone, A. P. Zoombelt, A. N. Sokolov, K. N. Houk, M. F. Toney, Z. Bao, "Scalable and selective dispersion of semiconducting arc-discharged carbon nanotubes by dithiafulvalene/thiophene copolymers for thin film transistors", ACS Nano, 26, 2659-2668, 2013.

  158. D. Käfer, M. He, J. Li, M. S. Pambianchi, J. Feng, J. C. Mauro, Z. Bao, "Ultra-Smooth and Ultra-Strong Ion-Exchanged Glass as Substrates for Organic Electronics", Adv Funct. Mat., 23, 3233-3338, 2013.

  159. C. Wang & W.-Y. Lee & R. Nakajima, D. H. Kim, J. Mei, Z. Bao, "Thiol–ene Cross-Linked Polymer Gate Dielectrics for Low-Voltage Organic Thin-Film Transistors", Chem. Mater., 25, 4806-4812, 2013.

  160. February 5, 2013
    Advanced Functional Materials
    Front Cover
  161. H. Yu, Z. Bao, J. H. Oh, "High-Performance Phototransistors Based on Single-Crystalline n-Channel Organic Nanowires and Photogenerated Charge-Carrier Behaviors", Adv. Funct. Mat., 23, 629-639, 2013.

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    2012 Publications:

  163. B. Tee, C. Wang, R. Allen, Z. Bao, "An electrically and mechanically self-healing composite with pressure- and flexion-sensitive properties for electronic skin applications", Nature Nanotech., 7, 825-832, 2012.

  164. L. Pan, G. Yu, D. Zhai, H. R. Lee, W. Zhao, N. Liu, H. Wang, B. Tee, Y. Shi, Y. Cui, Z. Bao, "Hierarchical nanostructured conducting polymer hydrogel with high electrochemical activity", Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA, 109, 9287-9292, 2012.

  165. H. Li, B. C.-K. Tee, J. J. Cha, Y. Cui, J. W. Chung, S. Y. Lee, Z. Bao, "High-Mobility Field-Effect Transistors from Large-Area Solution-Grown Aligned C60 Single-Crystals", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134, 2760-2765, 2012.

  166. P. Wei, T. Menke, B. D. Naab, K. Leo, M. Riede, Z. Bao, "2-(2-Methoxyphenyl)-1,3-dimethyl-1H-benzoimidazol-3-ium Iodide as a New Air-Stable n-Type Dopant for Vacuum-Processed Organic Semiconductor Thin Films", J. Am. Chem. Soc. , 134, 3999-4002, 2012.

  167. S. Ko, E. Hoke, L. Pandey, S. Hong, R. Mondal, R. Rajib; C. Risko, Y. Yi, R. Noriega, M. McGehee, J.-L. Bredas, A. Salleo, Z. Bao, "Controlled conjugated backbone twisting for an increased open-circuit voltage while having a high short-circuit current in poly(hexyl)thiophene derivatives", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 21, 5222-5232, 2012.

  168. (Invited Review) A. N. Sokolov, B. C-K. Tee, C. J. Bettinger, J. B.-H. Tok, Z. Bao, "Chemical and Engineering Approaches to Enable Organic Field-Effect Transistors for Electronic Skin Applications", Acc. Chem. Research, 45, 361-371, 2012.

  169. M. L. Hammock, A. N. Sokolov, R. M. Stoltenberg, B. D. Naab, Z. Bao, "Organic Transistors with Ordered Nanoparticle Arrays as a Tailorable Platform for Selective, In Situ Detection", ACS Nano, 24, 3100-3108, 2012

  170. D. J. Lipomi, J. A. Lee, M. Vosgueritchian, B. C-K. Tee, J. A. Bolander, Z. Bao, "Electronic Properties of Transparent Conductive Films of PEDOT:PSS on Stretchable Substrates", Chemistry of Materials, 24, 373-382, 2012.

  171. D. J. Lipomi, H. Chong, M. Vosgueritchian, J. Mei, Z. Bao, "Toward mechanically robust and intrinsically stretchable organic solar cells: Evolution of photovoltaic properties with tensile strain", Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 107, 355-365, 2012.

  172. H. Li, B. C.-K. Tee, J. W. Chung, S. Y. Lee, Z. Bao, "High-Performance Transistors and Complementary Inverters Based on Solution-Grown Aligned Organic Single-Crystals", Adv Mater., 24, 2588-2591, 2012.

  173. Y. Jiang, J. Mei, A. L. Ayzner, M. F. Toney, Z. Bao, " 5,11-Conjugation-extended low-bandgap anthradithiophene-containing polymer exhibiting enhanced thin-film order and field-effect mobility", Chem Comm., 48, 7286-7288, 2012.

  174. M. Vosgueritchian, D. J. Lipomi, Z. Bao, "Highly Conductive and Transparent PEDOT:PSS Films with a Fluorosurfactant for Stretchable and Flexible Transparent Electrodes", Adv. Funct. Materials, 22, 421-428, 2012.

  175. S. Park, H. W. Lee, H. Wang, S. Selvarasah, M. R. Dokmeci, Y. J. Park, S. N. Cha, J. M. Kim, Z. Bao, "Highly Effective Separation of Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes verified via Short-Channel Devices Fabricated Using Dip-Pen Nanolithography", ACS Nano., 6, 2487-2496, 2012.

  176. Y. Chung, O. Johnson, M. Deal, Y. Nishi, B. Murmann, Z. Bao, "Engineering the metal gate electrode for controlling the threshold voltage of organic transistors", Appl. Phys. Lett., 101, 063304, 2012.

  177. J. Jeon, B. C-K. Tee, B. Murmann, Z. Bao, "Micro-imprinted prism substrate for self-aligned short channel organic transistors on a flexible substrate", Appl. Phys Lett., 100, 043301, 2012.

  178. H. B. Akkerman, A. C. Chang, E. Verploegen, C. J. Bettinger, M. F. Toney, Z. Bao, "Fabrication of organic semiconductor crystalline thin films and crystals from solution by confined crystallization", Org. Electron., 13, 235-243, 2012.

  179. H. Li, J. Mei, A. L. Ayzner, M. F. Toney, J. B.-H. Tok, Z. Bao, "A simple droplet pinning method for polymer film deposition for measuring charge transport in a thin film transistor", Org. Electron., 13, 2450-2460, 2012.

  180. Y. Jiang, S. Hong, J. H. Oh, R. Mondal, T. Okamoto, E. Verploegen, M. F. Toney, M. D. McGehee, Z. Bao, "Impact of regioregularity on thin-film transistor and photovoltaic cell performances of pentacene-containing polymers", J. Mater. Chem., 22, 4356-4363, 2012

  181. L. S. Liyanage, H. Lee, N. Patil, S. Park, S. Mitra, Z. Bao, H. S. Wong. "Wafer-Scale Fabrication and Characterization of Thin-Film Transistors with Polythiophene-Sorted Semiconducting Carbon Nanotube Networks", ACS Nano, 6, 451-458, 2012.

  182. A. N. Sokolov, Y. Cao, O. B. Johnson, Z. Bao, "Mechanistic Considerations of Bending Strain Effects within Organic Semiconductors on Polymer Dielectrics", Adv. Funct. Mat., 22,175-183, 2012.

  183. J. K. Lee, S. Ko, Z. Bao, "In situ hetero end-functionalized polythiophene and subsequent "click" chemistry with DNA", Macromol Rapid Commun., 10, 938-942, 2012.

  184. X. Xie, G. Yu, N. Liu, Z. Bao, C. S Criddle, Y. Cui, "Graphene-Sponges as High-Performance Low-Cost Anodes for Microbial Fuel Cells", Energy Environ. Sci., 5, 6862-6866, 2012.

  185. S. Qin, S. Hellstrom, Z. Bao, B. Boyanov, A.-P. Li "Contacting nanowires and nanotubes with atomic precision for electronic transport", Appl. Phy. Lett., 100, 103103, 2012.

  186. (Invited Review) J. B.-H. Tok, Z. Bao, "Recent Advances in Flexible and Stretchable Electronics, Sensors and Power Sources", Sci. China Chem., 55, 718-722, 2012.

  187. S. L. Hellstrom, M. Vosgueritchian, R. M. Stoltenberg, I. Irfan, M. Hammock, Y. B. Wang, C. Jia, X. Guo, Y Gao, Z. Bao, "Strong and Stable Doping of Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene by MoOx for Transparent Electrodes", Nano Lett., 12, 3574-3580, 2012.

  188. M. Ramuz, B. C. Tee, J. B. Tok, Z. Bao, "Transparent, Optical, Pressure-Sensitive Artificial Skin for Large-Area Stretchable Electronics", Adv Mater., 24, 3223-3227, 2012.

  189. J. P. Opatkiewicz, M. C. LeMieux, D. Liu, M. Vosgueritchian, S. N. Barman, C. M. Elkins, J. Hedrick, Z. Bao, "Using Nitrile Functional Groups to Replace Amines for Solution-Deposited Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Network Films", ACS Nano, 6, 4854-4853, 2012.

  190. S. N. Barman, D. Pan, M. Vosgueritchian, A. P. Zoombelt, G. Galli, Z. Bao, " Dispersion of single walled carbon nanotubes in amidine solvents", Nanotechnology, 23, 344011, 2012.

  191. T. Menke, P. Wei, D. Ray, H. Kleemann, B. D. Naab, Z. Bao, K. Leo, M. Riede, "A comparison of two air-stable molecular n-dopants for C60", Organic Electronics, 13, 3319-3325, 2012.

  192. M. P. Ramuz, M. Vosgueritchian, P. Wei, C. Wang, Y. Gao, Y. Wu, Y. Chen, Z. Bao, "Evaluation Of Solution-Processable Carbon-Based Electrodes For All-Carbon Solar Cells", ACS Nano, DOI: 10.1021/nn304410w, 2012.

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    2011 Publications:

  194. G. Giri, E. Verploegen, S. Mannsfeld, S. Atahan-Evrenk, D. H. Kim, S. Y. Lee, H. A. Becerril, A. Aspuru-Guzik, M. F. Toney, Z. Bao, "Tuning charge transport in solution-sheared organic semiconductors using lattice strain", Nature, 480, 504-508, 2011.

  195. D. J. Lipomi, M. Vosgueritchian, B. C-K. Tee, S. L. Hellstrom, J. A. Lee, C. H. Fox, Z. Bao, "Skin-Like Sensors of Pressure and Strain Enabled by Transparent, Elastic Films of Carbon Nanotubes", Nature Nanotech., 6, 788-792, 2011.

  196. A. N. Sokolov, S. Atahan-Evrenk, R. Mondal, H. B. Akkerman, R. S. Sanchéz-Carrera, S. Granados-Focil, J. Schrier, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, A. P. Zoombelt, Z. Bao, A. Aspuru-Guzik, "From computational discovery to experimental characterization of a high hole mobility organic crystal" Nature Communication, 2:437. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1451, 2011. (Highlighted in Nature, 16 August, DOI:10.1038/news.2011.481)

  197. H. W. Lee, Y. Yoon, S. Park, J. H. Oh, S. H. Hong, L. S. Liyanage, H. Wang, S. Morishita, N. Patil, Y. J. Park, J. J. Park, A. Spakowitz, G. Galli, F. Gygi, P. Wong, J. B.-H. Tok, J. M. Kim, Z. Bao, "Selective dispersion of high purity semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes with regioregular poly(3-alkylthiophene)s", Nature Communication, 2:541, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1545, 2011.

  198. J. Mei, D. H. Kim, A. L. Ayzner, M. F. Toney, Z. Bao, "Siloxane-Terminated Solubilizing Side Chains: Bringing Conjugated Polymer Backbones Closer and Boosting Hole Mobilities in Thin-Film Transistors", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133, 20130-20133, 2011.

  199. S. Ko, E. Verploegen, S. Hong, R. Mondal, E. T. Hoke, M. F. Toney, M. D. McGehee, Z. Bao, "3,4-Disubstituted Polyalkylthiophenes for High-Performance Thin-Film Transistors and Photovoltaics", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133, 16722-16725, 2011.

  200. J. H. Oh, W.-Y. Lee, T. Noe, W.-C. Chen, M. Konemann, Z. Bao, "Solution-Shear-Processed Quaterrylene Diimide Thin-Film Transistors Prepared By Pressure-Assisted Thermal Cleavage Of Swallow Tails", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133, 4204-4207, 2011.

  201. D. W. Lin, C. J. Bettinger, J. P. Ferreira, C. L. Wang, Z. Bao, "A Cell-Compatible Conductive Film from a Carbon Nanotube Network Adsorbed on Poly-l-Lysine", ACS Nano, 5, 10026-10032, 2011.

  202. (Invited Review) D. J. Lipomi, Z. Bao, "Stretchable, Elastic Materials and Devices for Solar Energy Conversion", Energy Environ. Sci., 4, 3314-3328, 2011.

  203. W.-Y. Lee, J. H. Oh, S. Suraru, W.-C. Chen, F. Würthner, Z. Bao, "High Mobility Air-Stable Solution-Shear-Processed n-Channel Organic Transistors Based on Core-Chlorinated Naphthalene Diimides", Adv. Funct. Mater., 21, 4173-4181, 2011.

  204. G. Yu, L. Hu, N. Liu, H. Wang, M. Vosgueritchian, Y. Yang, Y. Cui, Z. Bao, "Enhancing the Supercapacitor Performance of Graphene/MnO2 Nanostructured Electrodes by Conductive Wrapping", Nano Lett., 11, 4438–4442, 2011.

  205. Y. Yang, G. Yu, J. J. Cha, H. Wu, M. Vosgueritchian, Y. Yao, Z. Bao, Y. Cui, "Improving the performance of lithium-sulfur batteries by conductive polymer coating", ACS Nano, 5, 9187-9193, 2011.

  206. J. Opatkiewicz, M. C. LeMieux, N. P. Patil, H. Wei, S. Mitra, Z. Bao, "The effect of amine protonation on the electrical properties of spin-assembled single-walled carbon nanotube networks", Nanotechnology, 22, 125201, 2011.

  207. G. Yu, M. Vosgueritchian, H. Wang, X. Xie, J. R. McDonough, X. Cui, Y. Cui, Z. Bao, "Solution-Processed Graphene/MnO2 Nanostructured Textiles for High-Performance Electrochemical Capacitors", Nano Lett., 11, 2905-11, 2011. (highlighted by Nature research highlight)

  208. T. Okamoto, Y. Jiang, H. A. Becerril, S. Hong, M. L. Senatore, M. L. Tang, M. F. Toney, T. Siegrist, Z. Bao, "Synthesis of regioregular pentacene-containing conjugated polymers", J. Mater. Chem., 21, 7078-7081, 2011.

  209. G. Yu, A. Kushwaha, J. K. Lee, E. S. G. Shaqfeh, Z. Bao, "The Shear Flow Processing of Controlled DNA Tethering and Stretching for Organic Molecular Electronics", ACS Nano, 5, 275-282, 2011.

  210. R. M. Stoltenberg, C. Liu, Z. Bao, "Selective surface chemistry using alumina nanoparticles generated from block copolymers", Langmuir, 27, 445-451, 2011.

  211. March 11, 2011
    Advanced Materials
    Inside Front Cover
  212. C. J. Bettinger, H. A. Becerril, D. H. Kim, B. L. Lee, S. Lee, Z. Bao, "Microfluidic Arrays for Rapid Characterization of Organic Thin-Film Transistor Performance", Adv Mater., 23, 1257-1261, 2011.

  213. R. Mondal, S. Ko, E. Verploegen, H. A. Becerril, M. F. Toney, Z. Bao, "Side chain engineering of fused aromatic thienopyrazine based low band-gap polymers for enhanced charge carrier mobility", J. Mater. Chem., 21, 1537-1543, 2011.

  214. T. Salim, L. H. Wong, B. Brauer, R. Kukreja, Y. L. Foo, Z. Bao, Y. M. Lam, "Solvent Additives and Their Effects on Blend Morphologies of Bulk Heterojunctions", J. Mater. Chem., 21, 242-250, 2011.

  215. S. C. B. Mannsfeld, M. L. Tang, Z. Bao, “Thin Film Structure of Triisopropylsilylethynyl-Functionalized Pentacene and Tetraceno[2,3-b]thiophene from Grazing Incidence X-Ray Diffraction", Adv Materials, 23, 127-131, 2011.

  216. (Invited Review) M. L. Tang, Z. Bao, “Halogenated Materials as Organic Semiconductors", Chem. Mater., 23, 446-455, 2011.

  217. N. C. Miller, R. Gysel, C. E. Miller, E. Verploegen, Z. Beiley, M. Heeney, I. McCulloch, Z. Bao, M. F. Toney, M. D. McGehee, "The Phase Behavior of a Polymer-Fullerene Bulk Heterojunction System that Contains Bimolecular Crystals", J. Poly Sci. Part B, Poly Phys., 49, 499-503, 2011.

  218. Y. Chung, E. Verploegen, A. Vailionis, Y. Sun, Y. Nishi, B. Murmann, Z. Bao, "Controlling Electric Dipoles in Nanodielectrics and Its Applications for Enabling Air-Stable n-Channel Organic Transistors", Nano Letters, 11, 1161-1165, 2011.

  219. J. K. Lee, Y.-H. Jung, J. B.-H. Tok, Z. Bao, "Syntheses of Organic Molecule-DNA Hybrid Structures", ACS Nano, 11, 1161-1165, 2011.

  220. H. U. Khan, M. E. Roberts, O. Johnson, R. Förch, W. Knoll, Z. Bao, "Pentacene Based Organic Thin Film Transistors as the Transducer for Biochemical Sensing in Aqueous Media", Chem. Mat. 23, 1946-1953, 2011.

  221. T. Okamoto, K. Nakahara, A. Saeki, S. Seki, J. H. Oh, H. B. Akkerman, Z. Bao, Y. Matsuo, "Aryl-Perfluoroaryl Substituted Tetracene: Induction of Face-to-Face π-π Stacking and Enhancement of Charge Carrier Properties", Chem. Mater., 23, 1646-1649, 2011.

  222. April 19, 2011
    Advanced Materials
  223. D. J. Lipomi, B. C. Tee, M. Vosgueritchian, Z. Bao, "Stretchable organic solar cells", Adv Mater. 23, 1771-1775, 2011.

  224. B. Bräuer, R. Kukreja, A. Virkar, H. B. Akkerman, A. Fognini, T. Tyliszczak, Z. Bao, "Carrier mobility in pentacene as a function of grain size and orientation derived from scanning transmission X-ray microscopy", Organic Electronics, 12, 1936-1942, 2011.

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    2010 Publications:

  226. S. C. B. Mannsfeld, B. C. K. Tee, R. Stoltenberg, C. V. H. H. Chen, S. Barmann, B. V. O. Muir, A. N. Sokolov, C. Reese, Z. Bao, " Highly sensitive flexible pressure sensors with microstructured rubber dielectric layers", Nature Materials, 9, 859-864, 2010. Selected as a Top 100 science story of 2010, by Discover Magazine.

  227. P. Wei, J. H. Oh, G. F. Dong, Z. Bao, " Use of a 1H-Benzoimidazole Derivative as an n-Type Dopant and To Enable Air-Stable Solution-Processed n-Channel Organic Thin-Film Transistors", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 132, 8852-8853, 2010.

  228. T. Okamoto, C. Reese, M. L. Senatore, M. L. Tang, Y. Jiang, S. R. Parkinc, Z. Bao, "2,9-Dibromopentacene: Synthesis and the role of substituent and symmetry on solid-state order", Synthetic Metals, 2010, 160, 2445-2451.

  229. J. Jeon, B. Murman, Z. Bao, "Full-Swing and High-Gain Pentacene Logic Circuits on Plastic Substrate", IEEE Electron Device Letters, 2010, 31, 1488-1490.

  230. J. H. Oh, P. Wei, Z. Bao, "Molecular n-type doping for air-stable electron transport in vacuum-processed n-channel organic transistors", Appl. Phys. Lett., 2010, 97, 243305-243308.

  231. H. A. Becerril, R. M. Stoltenberg, M. L. Tang, M. E. Roberts, Z. Liu, Y. Chen, D. H. Kim, B.-L. Lee, S. Lee, Z. Bao, "Fabrication and evaluation of solution-processed reduced graphene oxide electrodes for p- and n-channel bottom-contact organic thin-film transistors", ACS Nano, 2010, 4, 6343-6352.

  232. W. M. Wang, N. Stander, R. M. Stoltenberg, D. Goldhaber-Gordon, Z. Bao, "Dip-Pen Nanolithography of Electrical Contacts to Single Graphene Flakes", ACS Nano, 2010, 4, 6409-6416.

  233. M. Vosgueritchian, M. C. LeMieux, D. Dodge, Z. Bao, "Effect of Surface Chemistry on Electronic Properties of Carbon Nanotube Network Thin Film Transistors", ACS Nano, 4, 6137-6145, 2010.

  234. H. U. Khan, M. E. Roberts, O. Johnson, R. Förch, W. Knoll, Z. Bao, "In Situ, Label-Free DNA Detection Using Organic Transistor Sensors", Adv. Materials, 22, 4452-4456, 2010. Featured in "Nature Materials, 9,878, 2010.

  235. (Invited review) A. Virkar, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, Z. Bao, N. Stingelin, "Organic semiconductor growth and morphology considerations for organic thin film transistors", Adv. Materials, 22, 3857-3875, 2010.

  236. E. Verploegen, R. Mondal, C. J. Bettinger, S. Sok, M. F. Toney, Z. Bao, "Effects of Thermal Annealing Upon the Morphology of Polymer–Fullerene Blends", Adv. Func. Mater., 20, 3519-3529, 2010.

  237. S. L. Hellstrom, R. Z. Jin, R. M. Stoltenberg, Z. Bao, "Driving high-performance n- and p-type organic transistors with carbon nanotube/conjugated polymer composite electrodes patterned directly from solution", Adv. Mater., 22, 4204-4208, 2010.

  238. A. N. Sokolov, M. E. Roberts, O. B. Johnson, Y. Cao, Z. Bao, "Induced sensitivity and selectivity in thin film transistor sensors via calixarene layers", Adv. Mater. 22, 2349-2353, 2010.

  239. J. P. Opatkiewicz, M. C. LeMieux, Z. Bao, "Influence of electrostatic interactions on spin-assembled single-walled carbon nanotube networks on amine-functionalized surfaces", ACS Nano, 4, 1167-1177, 2010.

  240. A. Virkar, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, Z. Bao, "Energetics and stability of pentacene thin films on amorphous and crystalline octadecylsilane modified surfaces", J. Mater. Chem., 20, 2664-2671, 2010.

  241. B. Bräuer, A. Virkar, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, D. P. Bernstein, R. Kukreja, K. W. Chou, Z. Bao, Y. Acremann, "X-ray Microscopy Imaging of the Grain Orientation in a Pentacene Field-Effect Transistor", Chem. Mater., 22, 3693-3697, 2010.

  242. S. Park, W. M. Wang, Z. Bao, " Parallel Fabrication of Electrode Arrays on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes using Dip-Pen-Nanolithography-Patterned Etch Masks ", Langmuir, 26, 6853-6859, 2010.

  243. Y. Chung, B. Murmann, S. Selvarasah, M. R. Dokmeci, Z. Bao, "Low-voltage and short-channel pentacene field-effect transistors with top-contact geometry using parylene-C shadow masks", Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 133306, 2010.

  244. (Invited perspective) J. Opatkiewicz, M. C. LeMieux, Z. Bao, "Nanotubes on Display: How Carbon Nanotubes Can Be Integrated into Electronic Displays", ACS Nano, 4, 2975-2978, 2010.

  245. (Invited highlight) C. J. Bettinger, Z. Bao, "Biomaterials-Based Organic Electronic Devices", Poly Int. 59, 563-566, 2010.

  246. J. H. Oh, S.-L. Suraru, W.-Y. Lee, M. Könemann, H. W. Höffken, C. Röger, R. Schmidt, Y. Chung, W.-C. Chen, F. Würthner, Z. Bao, "High-performance air-Stable n-type organic transistors based on core-chlorinated naphthalene tetracarboxylic diimides", Adv. Func. Mater., 20, 2148-2156, 2010.

  247. C. Bettinger, Z. Bao, "Organic Thin-Film Transistors Fabricated on Resorbable Biomaterial Substrates", Adv. Mater. 22, 651-655, 2010 (Featured in Wiley Materials View and MIT Technology Review:, Materials Today, Science and Vie, Plastic Electronics Foundation Magazine, most downloaded in Adv. Mater. website in Nov. 2009)

  248. January 18, 2010
    Angewandte Chemie
    Front Cover
  249. M. Gsänger, J. H. Oh, M. Könemann, H. W. Höffken, A.-M. Krause1, Z. Bao, F. Würthner, "A Crystal-Engineered Hydrogen-Bonded Octachloroperylene Diimide with a Twisted Core: An n-Channel Organic Semiconductor", Angewandte Chemie, 122, 752-755, 2010.

  250. S. Ko, R. Mondal, C. Risko, J. K. Lee, S. Hong, M. D. McGehee, J.-L. Bradas, Z. Bao, "Tuning the Optoelectronic Properties of Vinylene-Linked Donor−Acceptor Copolymers for Organic Photovoltaics", Macromolecules, 43, 6685-6698, 2010.

  251. Z. Liu, M. Kobayashi, B. C. Paul, Z. Bao, Y. Nishi, "Contact engineering for organic semiconductor devices via Fermi level depinning at the metal-organic interface", Physical Review B, 82, 035311, 2010.

  252. J. Wu, M. Agrawal, H. A. Becerril, Z. Bao, Z. Liu, Y. Chen, P. Peumans, "Organic Light-Emitting Diodes on Solution-Processed Graphene Transparent Electrodes", ACS Nano, 4, 43-48, 2010.

  253. S. N. Barman, M. C. LeMieux, J. Baek, R. Rivera, Z. Bao, "Effects of dispersion conditions of single-walled carbon nanotubes on the electrical characteristics of thin film network transistors", ACS Appl Mater Interfaces, 2010, 9, 2672-8.

  254. H. Ding, C. Reese, A. J. Makinen, Z. Bao, Y. Gao, "Band structure measurement of organic single crystal with angle-resolved photoemission", Appl Phys Letters, 2010, 96, 222106.

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    2009 Publications:

  256. J. H. Oh, H. W. Lee, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, R. M. Stoltenberg, E. Jung, Y. W. Jin, J. M. Kim, J. B. Yoo, Z. Bao, "Solution-processed, high-performance n-channel organic microwire transistors", Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA, 106, 6065-6070, 2009.

  257. M. L. Tang, A. D. Reichardt, P. Wei, Z. Bao, "Correlating carrier type with frontier molecular orbital energy levels in organic thin film transistors of functionalized acene derivatives", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131, 5264-5273, 2009.

  258. M. L. Tang, J. H. Oh, A. D. Reichardt, Z. Bao, "Chlorination: a general route towards electron transport in organic semiconductors", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131, 3733-3740, 2009.

  259. M. L. Tang, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, Y.-S. Sun, H. A. Becerril, Z. Bao, "Pentaceno[2,3-b]thiophene, a hexacene analog for organic thin film transistors", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131, 882-883, 2009.

  260. Y. Ito, A. Virkar, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, J. H. Oh, M. Toney, J. Locklin, Z. Bao, "Crystalline Ultrasmooth Self-assembled Monolayers of Alkysilanes for Organic Field-Effect Transistors", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131, 9396-9404, 2009. (Highlighted by MIT Technology Review)

  261. D. H. Kim, B.-L. Lee, H. Moon, H. M. Kang, E. J. Jeong, J.-I. Park, K.-M. Han, S. Lee, B. W. Yoo, B. W. Koo, J. Y. Kim, W. H. Lee, K. Cho, H. A. Becerril, Z. Bao, "Liquid-crystalline semiconducting copolymers with intramolecular donor−acceptor building blocks for high-stability polymer transistors", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131, 6124–6132, 2009.

  262. R. Schmidt, J. H. Oh, Y-S. Sun, M. Deppisch, A.-M. Krause, K. Radacki, H. Braunschweig, M. Konemann, P. Erk, Z. Bao, F. Wurthner, "High-performance air-stable n-channel organic thin film transistors based on halogenated perylene bisimide semiconductors", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131, 6215-6228, 2009.

  263. M. E. Roberts, M. C. LeMieux, A. N. Sokolov, Z. Bao, "Self-sorted nanotube networks on polymer dielectrics for low voltage thin-film transistors", Nano Letters, 9, 2526-2531, 2009.

  264. M. E. Roberts, M. C. LeMieux, Z. Bao, "Sorted and Aligned Single-walled Carbon Nanotube networks for transistor-based aqueous chemical sensors", ACS Nano, 3, 3287-3293, 2009. Highlighted by Stanford Report, NanoTechWeb,

  265. (Invited review) A. N. Sokolov, M. E. Roberts, Z. Bao, "Fabrication of Low Cost Electronic Biosensors", Materials Today, 12, 12-20, 2009.

  266. S. C. B Mannsfeld, A. Virkar, C. Reese, M. F. Toney, Z. Bao, "Precise Structure of Pentacene Monolayers on Amorphous Silicon Oxide and Relation to Charge Transport", Adv. Mater., 21, 2294-2298, 2009.

  267. C. C. Reese, M. E. Roberts, S. R. Parking, Z. Bao, "Isotropic transport in an oligothiophene derivative for single-crystal field-effect transistor applications", Appl. Phys. Lett., 92, 202101, 2009.

  268. C. C. Reese, M. E. Roberts, S. R. Parkin, Z. Bao, "Tuning Crystalline Solid-State Order and Charge Transport via Building-Block Modification of Oligothiophenes", Adv. Mater., 21, 3678-3681, 2009.

  269. November 2, 2009
  270. J. K. Lee, F. Jaeckel, W. E. Moerner, Z. Bao, " Micrometer-sized DNA–Single-Fluorophore–DNA Supramolecule: Synthesis and Single-Molecule Characterization", Small, 5, 2418-2423, 2009. Highlighted as a Frontpiece by the journal.

  271. R. Mondal, N. Miyaki, H. Becerril, J. Norton, J. Parmer, A. Mayer, M. L. Tang, J. L. Bredas, M. McGehee, Z. Bao, "Synthesis of Acenaphthyl and Phenanthrene Based Fused-aromatic Thienopyrazine Co-polymers for Photovoltaic and Thin Film Transistor Applications", Chem. Mater., 21, 3618-3628, 2009.

  272. H. A. Becerril, M. Nobuyiki, M. L. Tang, Y.-S. Sun, A. Mayer, J. Parmer, M. McGehee, Z. Bao, "Transistor and solar cell performance of donor-acceptor low bandgap copolymers bearing an acenaphtho[1,2-b]thieno[3,4-e]pyrazine motif", J. Mater. Chem., 19, 591-593, 2009.

  273. H. W. Lee, W. You, S. Barmann, S. Hellstrom, M. C. LeMieux, J. H. Oh, S. Liu, T. Fujiwara, W. M. Wang, B. Chen, Y. W. Jin, J. M. Kim, Z. Bao, " Lyotropic Liquid-Crystalline Solutions of High-Concentration Dispersions of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Conjugated Polymers", Small, 5, 1019-1024, 2009.

  274. S. Liu, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, W. M. Wang, Y. S. Sun, R. M. Stoltenberg, Z. Bao, "Patterning of α-sexithiophene single crystals with precisely controlled sizes and shapes", Chem. Mater. 21, 15-17, 2009.

  275. March 26, 2009
    Advanced Materials
    Front Cover
  276. S. Liu, H. A. Becerril, M. C. LeMieux, W. M. Wang, J. H. Oh, Z. Bao, "Direct Patterning of Organic Thin Film Transistor Arrays through a "Dry-Taping" Approach", Adv. Mater., 21, 1266-1270, 2009.

  277. A. Virkar, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, M. F. Toney, Y. H. Tan, G. Y. Liu, J. C. Scott, R. Miller, Z. Bao, "The role of OTS density on pentacene and C60 nucleation, thin film growth, and transistor performance", Adv. Func. Mater., 19, 1962-1970, 2009.

  278. (Invited review) S. Liu, W. M. Wang, A. L. Briseno, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, Z. Bao, "Controlled Deposition of Crystalline Organic Semiconductors for Field-Effect-Transistor Applications", Adv. Mater., 21, 1217-1232, 2009.

  279. C. Reese, Z. Bao, "Overestimation of the field-effect mobility via transconductance measurements and the origin of the output/transfer characteristic discrepancy in organic field-effect transistors", J. Appl. Phys., 105, 024506, 2009.

  280. M. E. Roberts, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, R. Stoltenberg, Z. Bao, "Flexible, plastic transistor-based chemical sensors", Org. Electron., 10, 377-383, 2009.

  281. (Invited Review) M. E. Roberts, A. N. Sokolov, Z. Bao, "Material and device considerations for organic thin-film transistor sensors", J. Mater. Chem., 19, 3351 – 3363, 2009.

  282. C. C. Reese, Z. Bao, "Detailed characterization of contact resistance, gate-bias dependent field-effect mobility, and short-channel effects with microscale elastomeric single-crystal field-effect transistors", Adv. Func. Mater., 19, 763-771, 2009.

  283. Z. Liu, H. A. Becerril, M. E. Roberts, Y. Nishi, Z. Bao, "Experimental study and statistical analysis of solution-shearing processed organic transistors based on an asymmetric small-molecule semiconductor", IEEE Trans. on Electron Devices, 56, 176-185, 2009.

  284. M. E. Roberts, N. Queraltó, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, B. Reinecke, W. Knoll, Z. Bao, "Cross-linked polymer gate dielectric films for low-voltage organic transistors", Chem. Mater., 21, 2292-2299, 2009.

  285. P.-L. T. Boudreault, S. Wakim, M. L. Tang , Y. Tao, Z. Bao, M. Leclerc, "New indolo[3,2-b]carbazole derivatives for field-effect transistor applications", J. Mater. Chem., 19, 2921-2928, 2009.

  286. S. L. Hellstrom, H. W. Lee, Z. Bao, "Polymer-assisted direct deposition of carbon nanotube bundle networks for high performance transparent electrodes", ACS Nano, 3, 1423-1430, 2009.

  287. Z. Liu, J. H. Oh, M. E. Roberts, P. Wei, B. C. Paul, M. Okajima, Y. Nishi, Z. Bao, "Solution-Processed Flexible Organic Transistors Showing Very-Low Subthreshold Slope with a Bilayer Polymeric Dielectric on Plastic", Appl. Phys. Lett., 94, 203301-1-3, 2009.

  288. W. M. Wang, M. C. LeMieux, S. Selvarasah, M. R. Dokmeci, Z. Bao, "Dip-Pen Nanolithography of Electrical Contacts to Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes", ACS Nano, 3, 3543-3551, 2009. Highlighted in NanoTechWeb.

  289. J. H. Oh, Y. S. Sun, Z. Bao, "Interplay between Energetic and Kinetic Factors on the Ambient Stability of n-Channel Organic Transistors Based on Perylene Diimide Derivatives", Chem. Mater., 21, 5508-5518, 2009.

  290. R. Mondal, S. Ko, J. E. Norton, N. Miyaki, H. A. Becerril, E. Verploegen, M. F. Toney, J.-L. Bredas, M. D. McGehee, Z. Bao, "Molecular Design for Improved Photovoltaic Efficiency: Band Gap and Absorption Coefficient Engineering", J. Mater. Chem., 19, 7195-7197, 2009.

  291. M. LeMieux, S. Sok, M. Roberts, J. Opatkiewicz, D. Liu, S. barman, N. Patil, S. Mitra, Z. Bao, "Solution assembly of organized carbon nanotube networks for thin-film transistors", ACS Nano, 3, 4089-4097, 2009.

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    2008 Publications:

  293. M. C. LeMieux, M. Roberts, S. Barmann, Y. W. Jin, J. M. Kim, Z. Bao, "Self-sorted, aligned nanotube networks for thin-film transistors", Science, 321, 101-103, 2008.

  294. M. C. LeMieux, Z. Bao, "Flexible Electronics: Stretching our imagination," Nature Nanotech., 3, 585-586, 2008.

  295. M. E. Roberts, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, N. Queraltó, C. Reese, J. Locklin, W. Knoll, Z. Bao, "Water-stable organic transistors and their application in chemical and biological sensors", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 105, 12134-12139, 2008.

  296. J. K. Lee, Y. H. Jung, R. M. Stoltenberg, J. B.-H. Tok, Z. Bao, "Synthesis of DNA−Organic Molecule−DNA Triblock Oligomers Using the Amide Coupling Reaction and Their Enzymatic Amplification", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 130, 12854-12855, 2008.

  297. M. Tang, A. Reichardt, N. Miyaki, R. M. Stoltenberg, Z. Bao, "Ambipolar, high performance, acene based organic thin film transistors", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 130, 6064-6065, 2008.

  298. Q. Yuan, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, M. Tang, M. F. Toney, J. Luning, Z. Bao, "Thin film structure of tetraceno[2,3-b]thiophene characterized by grazing incidence X-ray scattering and near-edge X-ray absorption fine structure analysis", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 130, 3502-358, 2008.

  299. (Invited review) A. L. Briseno, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, S. A. Jenekhe, Z. Bao, Y. Xia, "Introducing organic nanowire transistors", Materials Today, 11, 38-47, 2008.

  300. M. Tang, A. D. Reichardt, T. Siegrist, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, Z. Bao, "Trialkylsilylethynyl-Functionalized Tetraceno[2,3-b]thiophene and Anthra[2,3-b]thiophene Organic Transistors", Chem. Mater., 20, 4669-4676, 2008.

  301. T. Okamoto, Y. Jiang, F. Qiu, A. C. Mayer, J. E. Parmer, M. D. McGehee, Z. Bao, "Synthesis and characterization of pentacene- and anthradithiophene-fluorene conjugated copolymers synthesized by Suzuki reactions", Macromolecules, 41, 6977–6980, 2008.

  302. H. A. Becerril, M. Roberts, Z. Liu, J. Locklin, Z. Bao, "High performance organic thin film transistor through solution sheared deposition of small molecule organic semiconductors", Adv. Mater., 20, 2588-2594, 2008.

  303. S. Liu, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, M. C. LeMieux, H. W. Lee, Z. Bao, "Organic semiconductor-carbon nanotube bundle bilayer field effect transistors with enhanced mobilities and high on/off ratios", Appl. Phys. Lett., 92, 053306, 2008.

  304. H. A. Becerril, J. Mao, Z. Liu, R. Stoltenberg, Z. Bao, Y. S. Chen, "Evaluation of Solution-Processed Reduced Graphene Oxide Films as Transparent Conductors", ACS Nano, 2, 463-470, 2008.

  305. J. Wu, H. A. Becerril, Z. Liu, Y. Chen, Z. Bao, P. Peumans, "Organic solar cells with solution-processed graphene transparent electrodes", Appl. Phys. Lett., 92, 263302, 2008.

  306. Q. Yuan, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, M. Tang, M. F. Toney, J. Luning, Z. Bao, "Microstructure of oligofluorene asymmetric derivatives in organic thin film transistors", Chem. Mater., 20, 2763-2772, 2008.

  307. M. Tang, A. Reichardt, Z. Bao, "Functionalized asymmetric linear acenes for high-performance organic semiconductors", Adv. Func. Mater., 18, 1579-1585, 2008.

  308. S. C. B. Mannsfeld, A. Sharei, S. Liu, M. E. Roberts, Z. Bao, "Highly efficient patterning of organic single crystal transistors from solution phase", Adv. Mater, 20, 4044–4048, 2008.

  309. M. E. Roberts, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, M. L. Tang, Z. Bao, "Influence of Molecular Structure and Film Properties on the Water-Stability and Sensor Characteristics of Organic Transistors", Chem. Mater., 20, 7332–7338, 2008.

  310. A. L. Briseno, S. Mannsfeld, P. Shamberger, F. Ohuchi, Z. Bao, S. A. Jenekhe, Y. Xia, " Self-Assembly, Molecular Packing, and Electron Transport in n-Type Polymer Semiconductor Nanobelts", Chem. Mater., 20, 4712–4719, 2008.

  311. A. Virkar, M. Ling, J. Locklin, Z. Bao, "Oligothiophene based organic semiconductors with cross-linkable benzophenone moieties", Synthetic Metals, 158, 958-963, 2008.

  312. W. M. Wang, R. M. Stoltenberg, S. Liu, Z. Bao, "Direct Patterning of Gold Nanoparticles Using Dip-Pen Nanolithography", ACS Nano, 2, 2135–2142 2008.

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    2007 Publications:

  314. J. H. Oh, R. Schmidt, S. Liu, F. Würthner, Z. Bao, "Air-stable n-channel organic thin-film transistors with high field-effect mobility based on N,N’-bis(heptafluorobutyl)-3,4:9,10-perylene diimide", Appl. Phys. Lett., 91, 07, 2007.

  315. M. M. Ling, P. Erk, M. Gomez, M. Koenemann, J. Locklin, Z. Bao, "Air-stable n-channel organic semiconductors base on perylene diimide derivatives without strong electron withdrawing groups", Adv. Mater., 19, 1123-1127, 2007.

  316. ^$. ^S. Ling, Z. Bao, P. Erk, M. Koenemann, M. Gomez, "Complementary inverter using high mobility air-stable perylene di-imide derivatives", Appl. Phys. Lett., 90, 093508, 2007.

  317. T. J. Shin, H. Yang, M. M. Ling, J. Locklin, L. Yang, B. Lee, M. E. Roberts, A. Mallik, Z. Bao, "Tunable thin-film crystalline structures and field-effect mobility of oligofluorene–thiophene derivatives", Chem. Mater., 19, 5882-5889, 2007.

  318. T. Okamoto, M. L. Senatore, M. M. Ling, A. B. Mallik, M. L. Tang, Z. Bao, "Synthesis, characterization, and thin film transistor performance of pentacene derivatives", Adv. Mater., 19, 3381-3384, 2007.

  319. T. Okamoto, Z. Bao, " Synthesis of Solution-Soluble Pentacene-Containing Conjugated Copolymers", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 129, 10308-0309, 2007.

  320. S. C. B. Mannsfeld, A. Briseno, S. Liu, C. Reese, M. E. Roberts, Z. Bao, "Selective Nucleation of Organic Single Crystals from Vapor Phase on Nanoscopically Rough Surfaces", Adv. Func. Mater., 17, 3545-3553, 2007.

  321. S. Liu, A. Briseno, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, J. Locklin, W. You, H. Lee, Y. Xia, Z. Bao, "Selective crystallization of organic semiconductors on patterned templates of carbon nanotubes", Adv. Func. Mater., 17, 2891-2896, 2007.

  322. C. Reese, Z. Bao, "High-Resolution Measurement of the Anisotropy of Charge Transport in Single Crystals", Adv. Mater., 19, 4535-4538, 2007. (Featured in Materials View)

  323. S. Liu, W. Wang, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, J. Locklin, P. Erk, M. Gomez, F. Richer, Z. Bao, "Solution-assisted assembly of organic semiconducting single crystals on surfaces with patterned wettability", Langmuir, 23, 7428-7432, 2007.

  324. T. Fujiwara, J. Locklin J, Z. Bao, "Solution deposited liquid crystalline semiconductors on a photoalignment layer for organic thin-film transistors", Appl. Phys. Lett., 90, 232108, 2007.

  325. S. Mannsfeld, J. J. Locklin, C. Reese, M. Roberts, A. J. Lovinger, Z. Bao, "Probing the Anisotropic Field Effect Mobility of Solution-Deposited Dihexyl-α-Quarterthiophene Single Crystals", Adv. Func. Mater., 17, 1617-1622, 2007.

  326. H. C. Yang, T. J. Shin, Z. Bao, C. Y. Ryu, "Structural transitions of nanocrystalline domains in regioregular poly(3-hexyl thiophene) thin films", J. Poly. Sci. Part B: Poly. Phys., 45, 1303-1312, 2007.

  327. A. Briseno, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, X. M. Lu, Y. J. Xiong, S. A. Jenekhe, Z. Bao, Y. Xia, "Fabrication of field-effect transistors from hexathiapentacene single-crystal nanowires", Nano Lett., 7, 668-675, 2007. (Highlighted in Nano Today, March 2007)

  328. A. Briseno, S. Mannsfeld, C. Reese, J. M. Hancock, Y. Xiong, Z. Bao, S. A. Jenekhe, Y. Xia, "Perylenediimide Nanowires and Their Use in Fabricating Field-Effect Transistors and Complementary Inverters", Nano Lett., 7, 2847-2853, 2007. (Highlighted in MRS Bulletin, November 2007, and in EE Times, October 2007)

  329. R. Schmidt, M. M. Ling, J. H. Oh, M. Winkler, M. Könemann, Z. Bao, F. Würthner, "Core-fluorinated perylene bisimide dyes: air stable n-channel organic semiconductors for thin film transistors with exceptionally high on-to-off current ratios", Adv. Mater., 19, 3692-3695, 2007.

  330. M. M. Ling, Colin Reese, Alejandro L. Briseno and Zhenan Bao, "Probing Non-destructive probing of the anisotropy of field-effect mobility in the rubrene single crystal", Syn. Met., 157, 257-260, 2007.

  331. A. Sung, M. M. Ling, M. L. Tang, Z. Bao, J. Locklin, "Correlating Molecular Structure to Field-Effect Mobility: The Investigation of Side-Chain Functionality in Phenylene−Thiophene Oligomers and Their Application in Field Effect Transistors", Chem. Mater., 19, 2342-2351, 2007.

  332. A. B. Mallik, J. J. Locklin, S. Mannsfeld, C. Reese, M. Roberts, M. Senatore, H. Zi, Z. Bao, "Design, Synthesis, and Transistor Performance of Organic Semiconductors" in "Organic Thin Film Transistors", Z. Bao and J. J. Locklin, Eds., CRC Press, 2007.

  333. H. Z. Chen, M. M. Ling, X. Mo, M. M. Shi, Z. Bao, "Air Stable n-Channel Organic Semiconductors for Thin Film Transistors Based on Fluorinated Derivatives of Perylene Diimides", Chem. Mater., 19, 816-824, 2007.

  334. H. H. Yang, S. W. LeFevre, C. Y. Ryu, Z. Bao, "Solubility-driven thin film structures of regioregular poly(3-hexyl thiophene) using volatile solvents", Appl. Phys. Lett., 90, 172116, 2007.

  335. C. Reese, Z. Bao, "Organic single-crystal field-effect transistors", Mater. Today, 10, 20-27, 2007.

  336. S. Sista, Y. Yao, Y. Yang, M. L. Tang, Z. Bao, "Enhancement in open circuit voltage through a cascade-type energy band structure", Appl. Phys. Lett., 91, 223508, 2007.

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    2006 Publications:

  338. A. L. Briseno, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, M. M. Ling, R. J. Tseng, S. H. Liu, C. Reese, M. Roberts, Y. Yang, F. Wudl, Z. Bao, "Patterning organic single-crystal transistor arrays", Nature, 444, 913-917, 2006.

  339. January 28, 2006
    Journal of Materials Chemistry
    Front Cover
  340. C. Reese Z. Bao, "Organic Single Crystals: Tools for the Exploration of Charge Transport Phenomena in Organic Materials", J. Mater. Chem., 16, 329-333, 2006. (Highlighted as the cover image of that issue)

  341. D. M. DeLongchamp, M. M. Ling, M. Roberts, Y. S. Jung, D. A. Fischer, E. Lin Z. Bao, "Thickness Dependence of Microstructure in Semiconducting Films of an Oligofluorene Derivative", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 128, 16579-12586, 2006.

  342. M. Ling, Z. Bao, "Copper Hexafluorophthalocyanine Field-effect Transistors with Enhanced Mobility by Soft Contact Lamination", Org. Electron., 7, 568-575, 2006.

  343. A. Briseno, R. Tseng, M. Ling, H. Chen, Z. Bao, E. Falcao, F. Wudl, S. Li, C. Chu, Y. Yang. H. Meng, C. Kloc, "Organic Single-Crystal Complementary Inverters", Appl. Phys. Lett., 89, 222111, 2006.

  344. M. M. Ling, D. W. Li, Z. Bao, "Transistor Performance of Top, Rough Surface of Pentacene Measured by Laminated, Double Insulated-Gate Supported on a Poly(dimethylsiloxanes) Base Structure", Appl. Phys. Lett., 88, 033502, 2006.

  345. J. Locklin, M. M. Ling, A. Sung, M. Roberts, Z. Bao, "High Performance Organic Semiconductors Based on Fluorene-phenylene Oligomers with High Ionization Potentials", Adv. Mater., 18, 2989-2992, 2006.

  346. M. Ling, P. Erk, Z. Bao, "Air-stable n-Channel Copper Hexachlorophthalocyanine for Field-effect Transistors", Appl. Phys. Lett., 89, 163516, 2006.

  347. S. Liu, J. B.-H. Tok, J. Locklin, Z. Bao, "Assembly and Alignment of Metallic Nanorods on Surfaces with Patterned Wettability", Small, 2, 1448-1453, 2006.

  348. March 6, 2007
    Chemistry of Materials
    Front Cover
  349. M. Tang, M. Roberts, J. Locklin, M. Ling, H. Meng, Z. Bao, "Structure Property Relationships: Asymmetric Oligofluorene-thiophene Molecules for Organic TFTs", Chem. Mater., 18, 6250-6257, 2006.

  350. C. Reese, W.-J. Chung, M. M. Ling, M. Roberts Z. Bao, "High-performance Microscale Single-Crystal Transistors by Lithography on an Elastomer Dielectric", Appl. Phys. Lett., 89, 202108, 2006.

  351. A. L. Briseno, Q. Miao, M. M. Ling, C. Reese, H. Meng, Z. Bao, F. Wudl, "Hexathiapentacene: Structure, Molecular Packing and Thin-Film Transistors", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 128, 15576-15577, 2006.

  352. M. L. Tang, T. Okamoto, Z. Bao, "High Performance Organic Semiconductors: Asymmetric Linear Acenes Containing Sulphur", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 128, 160002-160003, 2006.

  353. R. A. B. Devine, M. M. Ling, A. B. Mallik, M. E. Roberts, Z. Bao, "X-ray Irradiation Effects in Top Contact, Pentacene Based Field Effect Transistors for Space Related Applications", Appl. Phys. Lett., 88, 151907-151907, 2006.

  354. September 2006
    Advanced Materials
    Front Cover
  355. A. L. Briseno, R. J. Tseng, M. M. Ling, E. H. L. Falcao, Y. Yang, F. Wudl, Z. Bao, "High-Performance Organic Single-Crystal Transistors on Flexible Substrates", Adv. Mater., 8, 2006, 2320-2324. (Selected for cover image of that issue, Highlighted in MRS Bulletin, December 2006)

  356. N. B. Zhitenev, W. Jiang, A. Erbe, Z. Bao, E. Garfunkel, D.M Tennant and R.A Cirelli, "Control of Topography, Stress and Diffusion at Molecule-metal Interface", Nanotechnology, 17, 1272-1277, 2006.

  357. A. L. Briseno, M. Roberts, M. M. Ling, H. Moon, Z. Bao, "Patterning Organic Semiconductors Using ‘Dry’ Poly(dimethylsiloxane) Elastomeric Stamps for Thin Film Transistors", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 128, 3880-3881, 2006. (Highlighted in Materials Today, May 2006)

  358. (Invited Review Article) J. Locklin, M. Roberts, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, Z. Bao, "Optimizing the Thin Film Morphology of Organic Field-Effect Transistors: The Influence of Molecular Structure and Vacuum Deposition Parameters on Device Performance", Poly. Rev., 46, 79-101, 2006.

  359. (Invited Review Article) J. Locklin, Z. Bao, "Effect of Morphology on Organic Thin-film Transistor Sensors", Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 384, 322-335, 2006.

  360. W. Jiang, E. Garfunkel, N. B. Zhitenev, D. Abusch-Magder, D.M Tennant, Z. Bao, "Molecular conductance measurements through printed Au nanodots", Appl. Phys. Lett., 89, 113107, 2006.

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    2005 Publications:

  362. S. Liu, J. B.-H. Tok, Z. Bao, "Nanowire Lithography: Fabricating Controllable Electrode Gaps Using Au-Ag-Au Nanowires", Nanoletters, 5, 1071-1076, 2005. (Highlighted in Stanford Engineering Today)

  363. J. Locklin, D. W. Li, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, E. J. Borkent, H. Meng, R. Advincula, Z. Bao, "Organic Thin Film Transistors Based on Cyclohexyl-substituted Organic Semiconductors", Chem. Mater., 17, 3366-3374, 2005.

  364. H. Yang, T. J. Shin, M. M. Ling, K. Cho, C. Y. Ryu, Z. Bao, "Conducting AFM and 2D GIXD Studies on Pentacene Thin Films", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127, 11542-11543, 2005.

  365. W. R. Jiang, N. Zhitenev, Z. Bao, H. Meng, D. Abush-Magder, D. Tennant, E. Garfunkel, "Structure and Bonding Issues at the Interface between Gold and Self-Assembled Conjugated Dithiol Monolayers", Langmuir, 21, 8751-8757, 2005.

  366. H. Yang, T. J. Shin, L. Yang, K. Cho, C. Y. Ryu, Z. Bao, "Effect of Mesoscale Crystalline Structure on Field-Effect Mobility of Regioregular Poly(3-hexyl thiophene) in Thin Film Transistors", Adv. Func. Mater., 15, 671-676, 2005.

  367. A. L. Briseno, J. Aizenberg, Y. J. Han, R. A. Penkala, H. Moon, A. J. Lovinger, C. Kloc, Z. Bao, "Patterned Growth of Large Oriented Organic Semiconductor Single Crystals on Self-Assembled Monolayer Templates", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127, 12164-12165, 2005. (Highlighted in Materials Today, November 2005, and MRS Bulletin)

  368. N. B. Zhitenev, A. Erbe, Z. Bao, W. Jiang, E. Garfunkel, "Molecular Nano-junctions Formed with Different Metallic Electrodes", Nanotechnology, 16, 495-500, 2005.

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    2004 Publications:

  370. H. Moon, R. Zeis, E. J. Borkent, C. Besnard, A. J. Lovinger, T. Siegrist, C. Kloc, Z. Bao, "Synthesis, Crystal Structures and Transistor Performance of Tetracene Derivatives", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 126, 15322-15323, 2004.

  371. C. Reese, M. Roberts, M. M. Ling, Z. Bao, "Organic Thin Film Transistors", Materials Today, 20-27, 2004.

  372. T. Abe, Z. Bao, J. Sturm, "Self-Aligned, Insulating-Layer Structure for Integrated Fabrication of Organic Self-Assembled Multilayer Electronic Devices", Nanoletters, 4, 2489-2492, 2004.

  373. D. Li, E. J. Borkent, R. Nortrup, H. Moon, H. E. Katz, Z. Bao, "Humidity Effect on Electrical Performance of Organic Thin-film Transistors", Appl. Phys. Lett., 86, 042104-042106, 2004.

  374. (Invited Review) M. M. Ling, Z. Bao, "Thin Film Deposition, Patterning, and Printing in Organic Thin Film Transistors", Chem. Mater., 16, 4824-4840, 2004.

  375. (Invited News and Views) Z. Bao, "Fine Printing", Nature Materials, 3, 137-138, 2004.

  376. N. B. Zhitenev, A. Erbe, Z. Bao, "Single- and Multigrain Nanojunctions with a Self-Assembled Monolayer of Conjugated Molecules", Phys. Rev. Lett., 92, 186805-186806, 2004.

  377. T. W. Lee, J. Zaumseil, Z. Bao, J. Hsu, J. A. Rogers, "Organic Light-emitting Diodes Formed by Soft Contact Lamination", Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA, 101, 429-433, 2004.

  378. H. E. Katz, C. Kloc, V. Sundar, J. Zaumseil, A. L. Briseno, Z. Bao, "Field-effect Transistors Made from Macroscopic Single Crystals of Tetracene and Related Semiconductors on Polymer Dielectrics", J. Mater. Res., 19, 1995, 2004.

  379. Z. Bao, "Recent Materials Progress in Organic Electronics", in "Polymers for Microelectronics and Nanoelectronics", Q. Lin, J. C. Hedrick, Eds., American Chemical Society: Boston, MA, 2004, pp 1-14, ISBN 0-8412-3857-X.

  380. B. de Boer, M. M. Frank, Y. J. Chabal, W. Jiang, E. Garfunkel, Z. Bao, "Metallic Contact Formation for Molecular Electronics: Interactions between Vapor-Deposited Metals and Self-Assembled Monolayers of Conjugated Mono- and Dithiols", Langmuir, 20, 1539-1542, 2004. (Top ten most requested articles through CAS in the first quarter of 2004)

  381. I. M. Rutenburg, O. A. Scherman, R. H. Grubbs, W. Jiang, R. Garfunkel, Z. Bao, "Synthesis of Polymer Dielectric Layers for Organic Thin Film Transistors via Surface-Initiated Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 126, 4062-4063, 2004. (Highlighted by the American Chemical Society, May 10, 2004)

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    2003 Publications:

  383. J. Locklin, K. Shinbo, K. Onishi, F. Kaneko, Z. Bao, R. C. Advincula, Ambipolar Organic Thin Film Transistors of Cationic and Anionic Phthalocyanines Fabricated Using Layer-by-Layer Deposition from Aqueous Solution, Chem. Mater. , 15, 1404-1412, 2003.

  384. H. Meng, J. Zheng, A. J. Lovinger, B. C. Wang, P. G. Van Patten, Z. Bao, Oligofluorene-Thiophene Derivatives as High Performance Semiconductors for Organic Thin Film Transistors, Chem. Mater., 15, 1778-1787, 2003.

  385. N. B. Zhitenev, A. Erbe, H. Meng, Z. Bao, Gated Molecular Devices Using Self-assembled Monolayers, Nanotechnology, 14, 254-257, 2003.

  386. H. Meng, M. Bendikov, G. Mitchell, F. Wudl, Z. Bao, T. Siegrist, C. Kloc, C. H. Chen, Tetramethylpentacene: Remarkable Absence of Steric Effect on Field Effect Mobility, Adv. Mater., 15 (13), 1090-1093, 2003.

  387. J. Zaumseil, T. Someya, Z. Bao, Y. Y. Loo, R. Cirelli, J. A. Rogers, Nanoscale Organic Transistors That Use Source/Drain Electrodes Supported by High Resolution Rubber Stamps, Appl. Phys. Lett., 82 (5), 793-795, 2003.

  388. D. Abush-Magder, Z. Bao, A. Erbe, H. Meng, N. B. Zhitenev, "Gated Molecular Devices Using Self-Assembled Monolayers", book chapter in "Molecular Nanoelectronics", M. Reed and T. Lee, Eds., pp 137-152, 2003. ISBN: 1588830063

  389. Z. Bao, "Recent Materials Progress in Organic Electronics", book chapter in ACS Symposium Book "Polymers for microelectronics and nanoelectronics", Q. Lin, R. A. Pearson, and J. C. Hedrick, Eds. Boston, MA, American Chemical Society, 2003. ISBN: 084123857X

  390. B. de Boer, H. Meng, D. F. Perepichka, J. Zheng, Y. Chabal, F. Wudl, P. G. Van Patten, Z. Bao, Synthesis and Characterization of Conjugated Mono- and Dithiol Oligomers and Characterization of Their Self-Assembled Monolayers, Langmuir, 19, 4272-4284, 2003.

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    2002 Publications:

  392. P. Ho, R. Filas, D. Absuch-Megdar, Z. Bao, "Orthogonal Self-Aligned Electroless Metallization by Molecular Self-Assembly", Langmuir, 18, 9625-9628, 2002.

  393. L. J. Rothberg Z. Bao, "Photophysics of Anisotropic Shear-aligned Dendritic Side Group Phenylenevinylene Polymer", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 14, 12261-12270, 2002.

  394. T. Someya, A. Dodabalapur, A. Gelperin, H. E. Katz, Z. Bao, "Integration and Response of Organic Electronics with Aqueous Microfluidics", Langmuir, 18, 5299-5302, 2002.

  395. N. B. Zhitenev, H. Meng, Z. Bao, "Conductance of Small Molecular Junctions", Phys. Rev. Lett., 88, 226801-226804, 2002.

  396. Z. Bao, V.Kuck, J. A. Rogers, M. Paczkowski, "Silsesquioxane Resins as High-Performance Solution Processible Dielectric Materials for Organic Transistor Applications", Adv. Func. Mater., 12, 526-531, 2002.

  397. Y. L. Loo, T. Someya, K. W. Baldwin, P. Ho, Z. Bao, A. Dodabalapur, H. E. Katz, J. A. Rogers, "Soft, Conformable Electrical Contacts for Organic Transistors: High Resolution Circuits by Lamination", Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA, 99, 3327-3334, 2002.

  398. (Invited Feature Article) J. A. Rogers Z. Bao, "Printed Plastic Electronics and Paperlike Displays", J. Poly. Sci. Part A: Poly. Chem., 40, 3327-3334, 2002.

  399. K. R. Amundson, B. J. Sapjeta, A. J. Lovinger, Z. Bao, "An In-Plane Anisotropic Organic Semiconductor Based Upon Poly(3-hexyl thiophene)", Thin Solid Films, 414, 143-149, 2002.

  400. Z. Bao, X. L. Chen, M. Weldon, E. A. Chandross, O. Cherniavskaya, Y. Dai, J. B.-H. Tok, "Toward Controllable Self-assembly of Microstructures: Selective Functionalization and Fabrication of Patterned Spheres", Chem. Mater., 14, 24-26, 2002.

  401. F. Michelotti, S. Bussi, L. Dominici, M. Bertolotti, Z. Bao, "Space Charge Effects in Polymer-based Light-emitting Diodes Studied by Means of a Polarization Sensitive Electroreflectance Technique", J. Appl. Phys., 91, 5521-5532, 2002.

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    2001 Publications:

  403. X. L. Chen, Z. Bao, A. J. Lovinger, Y.-Y. Lin, B. Crone, A. Dodabalapur, B. Batlogg, "Ion-modulated ambipolar electrical conduction in thin-film transistors based on amorphous conjugated polymers", Appl. Phys. Lett., 78, 228, 2001.

  404. B. K. Crone, A. Dodabalapur, R. Sarpeshkar, R. W. Filas, Y. Y. Lin, Z. Bao, J. H. O'Neill, W. Li, H. E. Katz, "Design and Fabrication of Organic Complementary Circuits", J. Appl. Phys, 89, 5125, 2001.

  405. H. E. Katz, Z. Bao, S.L. Gilat, "Synthetic Chemistry for Ultrapure, Processable, and High-Mobility Organic Transistor Semiconductors", Acc. Chem. Rev., 34, 359, 2001.

  406. H. Meng, Z, Bao, A. J. Lovinger, B.C. Wang, A.M. Mujse, "High Field Effect Mobility Oligofluorene Derivatives with High Environmental Stability", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 123, 9214, 2001.

  407. J. A. Rogers, Z. Bao, K. Baldwin, A. Dodabalapur, B. Crone, V. R. Raju, V. Kuck, H. Katz, K. Amundson, J. Ewing, P. Drzaic, "Paper-like Electronic Displays: Large Area, Rubber Stamped Plastic Sheets of Electronics and Microencapsulated Electrophoretic Inks", Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 98, 4835, 2001.

  408. Z. Bao, J. A. Rogers, "Processing Technologies for Thin Film Transistors from Organic Semiconducting Materials", Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology, K.H.J. Buschow, R.W. Cahn, M.C. Flemings, B. Ilschner, E. Kramer, and S. Mahajan Eds., vol. 10, 9319-9323, 2001.

  409. X. L. Chen, A. J. Lovinger, Z. Bao, J. Sapjeta, "Morphological and Transistor Studies of Organic Semiconductors with Anisotropic Electrical Characteristics", Chem. Mater., 13, 1341-1348, 2001.

  410. B. Crone, A. Dodabalapur, A. Gelperin, L. Torsi, H. E. Katz, A. J. Lovinger, Z. Bao, "Electronic Sensing of Vapors with Organic Transistors", Appl. Phys. Lett., 78, 2229, 2001.

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    2000 Publications:

  412. J. A. Rogers, Z. Bao, A. Dodabalapur, A. Makhija, "Organic Smart Pixels and Complementary Inverter Circuits Formed on Plastic Substrates by Casting and Rubber Stamping", IEEE Electron Device Lett., 21, 100, 2000.

  413. H. E. Katz, Z. Bao, "The Physical Chemistry of Organic Field-effect Transistors", J. Phys. Chem. B., 104, 671, 2000.

  414. B. Crone, A. Dodabalapur, Y.Y. Lin, R.W. Filas, Z. Bao, R. Sarpeshkar, H. E. Katz, W. Li, "Large Scale Complementary Integrated Circuits Based on Organic Transistors", Nature, 403, 521, 2000.

  415. Z. Bao, "Material and Fabrication Needs for Low Cost Organic Transistor Circuits", Adv. Mater., 12, 227, 2000.

  416. G. Xu, Z. Bao, J. T. Groves, "Langmuir-Blodgett Films of Regioregular Poly(3-hexylthiophene) as Field-Effect Transistors", Langmuir, 16, 1834, 2000.

  417. J. Tate, J. A. Rogers, C. D. W. Jones, B. Vyas, D. W. Murphy, W.J. Li, Z. Bao, R.E. Slusher, A. Dodabalapur, H. E. Katz, "Anodization and Microcontact Printing on Electroless Silver: Solution-Based Fabrication Procedures for Low-Voltage Electronic Systems with Organic Active Components", Langmuir, 16, 6054, 2000.

  418. J. A. Rogers, J. Tate, W. Li, Z. Bao, A. Dodabalapur, "Printed Organic Transistors and Molded Plastic Lasers", Israel J. Chem., 40, 139, 2000.

  419. X. L. Chen, Z. Bao, B.J. Sapjeta , A. J. Lovinger, "Polarized Electroluminescence from Aligned Chromophores by Friction Transfer Method", Adv. Mater., 12, 344, 2000.

  420. R. Jakubiak, Z. Bao, L. Rothberg, "Dendritic Sidegroups as Three-Dimentional Barriers to Aggregation Quenching of Conjugated Polymer Fluorescence", Syn. Metal, 114, 61, 2000.

  421. S. V. Frolov, Z. Bao, Z. V. Vardeny, "Ultrafast Spectroscopy of Even Parity States in p-Conjugated Polymers", Phys. Rev. Lett., 85, 2196, 2000.

  422. S. Martin, A. Dodabalapur, Z. Bao, B. Crone, H. E. Katz, W. Li, A. Passner, J. A. Rogers, "Flicker Noise Properties of Organic Thin-Film Transistors", J. Appl. Phys., 87, 3381, 2000.

  423. J. A. Rogers, Z. Bao, M. Meier, A. Dodabalapur, O.J. A. Schueller, G.M. Whitesides, "Printing, Molding, and Near-Field Photolithographic Methods for Patterning Organic Lasers, Smart Pixels and Simple Circuits", Syn. Metal., 115, 5, 2000.

  424. Z. Bao, A. J. Lovinger, O. Cherniavsakaya, "Material Issues for Construction of Organic and Polymeric Driving Circuits for Display and Electronic Applications", Macrom. Symp., 154, 199, 2000.

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    1999 Publications:

  426. Z. Bao, J. A. Rogers, H. E. Katz, "Printable Organic and Polymeric Semiconducting Materials and Devices", J. Mater. Chem., 9, 1895, 1999.

  427. Z. Bao, S. Campbell, "Patterned Multiple Color Polymer Light-Emitting Diodes", Thin Solid Films, 352, 239, 1999.

  428. Z. Bao, A. J. Lovinger, "Soluble Regioregular Polythiophene Derivatives as Semiconducting Materials for Field-Effect Transistors", Chem. Mater., 11, 2607, 1999.

  429. Z. Peng, Z. Bao, M. E. Galvin, "Development of Novel Conjugated Polymers for Single-Layer Light-Emitting Diodes", ChemTech, 41, 1999.

  430. J. A. Rogers, A. Dodabalapur, Z. Bao, H. E. Katz, "Low Voltage 0.1 um Organic Transistors and Complementary Inverter Circuits Fabricated with a Low Cost form of Near Field Photolithography", Appl. Phys. Lett., 75, 1010, 1999.

  431. Z. Bao, J. A. Rogers, A. Dodabalapur, A. J. Lovinger, H. E. Katz, V. R. Raju, Z. Peng and Mary E. Galvin, "Polymer Light Emitting Diodes: New Materials and Devices", Optical Mater., 12, 177, 1999.

  432. H. E. Katz, Z. Bao, "The Physical Chemistry of Organic Thin Film Transistors", J. Phys. Chem. B, 104, 671, 1999.

  433. Y. Y. Lin, A. Dodabalapur, R. Sarpeshkar, Z. Bao, W. Li, K. Baldwin, V. R. Raju, H. E. Katz, "Organic complementary ring oscillators", Appl. Phys. Lett., 74, 2714, 1999.

  434. J. A. Rogers, Z. Bao, A. Makhija, P. Braun, "Printing Process Suitable for Reel-to-Reel Production of High-Performance Organic Transistors and Circuits", Adv. Mater., 11, 741, 1999.

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    1998 Publications:

  436. Z. Bao, K.R. Amundson, A. J. Lovinger, "Poly(phenylene vinylene)s with Dendritic Side Chains: Synthesis, Self-Ordering, and Liquid Crystalline Properties", Macromolecules, 31, 8647, 1998.

  437. Z. Bao, "Organic and Polymeric Materials for the Fabrications of Thin Film Field-effect Transistors", book chapter in "Semiconductive Polymers", B. Hseih, M. E. Galvin and Y. Wei Eds. Washington, DC, American Chemical Society, page 244-257, 1998.

  438. Z. Bao, Z. Peng, M. E.Galvin, E.A. Chandross, "Novel Oxadiazole Side-chain Conjugated Polymers as Single-Layer Light-Emitting Diodes with Improved Quantum Efficiencies", Chem. Mater., 10, 1201, 1998.

  439. A.Dodabalapur, Z. Bao, A. Makhija, J. G. Laquindanum, V. R. Raju, Y. Feng, H. E. Katz, J. A. Rogers, "Organic Smart Pixels", Appl. Phys. Lett., 73, 142, 1998.

  440. Dodabalapur, M. Berggren, R.E. Slusher, Z. Bao, A. Timko, P. Schiortino, E. Laskowski, H. E. Katz, O. Nalamasu, "Resonators and Materials for Organic Lasers Based on Energy Transfer", IEEE J. Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 4, 67, 1998.

  441. H. E. Katz, A. Dodabalapur, Z. Bao, "Oligo- and Polythiophene-based Field-effect Transistors" in Handbook of Oligo- and Polythiophenes. D. Fichou Ed., Weinheim, Wiley-VCH, 459-489, 1998.

  442. Z. Peng, Z. Bao, M. E. Galvin, "Oxadiazole-containing Polymers for Light-emitting Diodes", Adv. Mater., 10, 680, 1998.

  443. Z. Peng, Z. Bao, M. E. Galvin, "Polymers with Bipolar Carrier Transport Abilities for Light Emitting Diodes", Chem. Mater., 10, 2080, 1998.

  444. J. A. Rogers, Z. Bao, L. Dhar, "Fabrication of Patterned Electroluminescent Polymers That Emit in Geometries with Features into the Submicron Range", Appl. Phys. Lett., 73, 294, 1998.

  445. J. A. Rogers, Z. Bao, V. R. Raju, "Nonphotolithographic Fabrication of Organic Transistors with Micron Feature Sizes", Appl. Phys. Lett., 72, 2716, 1998.

  446. Z. Bao, A. J. Lovinger, J. Brown, "New Air-Stable n-Channel Thin Film Transistors", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 120, 207, 1998.

  447. M. Berggren, A. Dodabalapur, R.E. Slusher, Z. Bao, A. Timko, O. Nalamasu, "Organic Lasers Based on Lithographically Defined Photonic-Bandgap Resonators", Electronics Lett., 34, 90, 1998.

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    1997 Publications:

  449. M. Berggren, A. Dodabalapur, R. E. Slusher, Z. Bao, "Organic Lasers Based on Förster Transfer", Syn. Metals, 91, 65, 1997.

  450. M. Berggren, A. Dodabalapur, Z. Bao, "Solid-State Droplet Laser Made from an Organic Blend with an Organic Blend with a Polymer Emitter", Adv. Mater., 9, 968, 1997.

  451. M. Berggren, A. Dodabalapur, R. E. Slusher, Z. Bao, "Light Amplification in Organic Thin Films Using Cascade Energy Transfer", Nature, 389, 466, 1997.

  452. Z. Bao, Y. Feng, A. Dodabalapur, V. R. Raju, A. J. Lovinger, "High Performance Plastic Transistors Fabricated by Printing Techniques", Chem. Mater., 9, 1299, 1997.

  453. Z. Bao, A. J. Lovinger, A. Dodabalapour, "Highly Ordered Vacuum-deposited Thin Films of Metallophthalocyanines and Their Applications in Field-Effect Transistors", Adv. Mater., 9, 42, 1997.

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    1996 Publications:

  455. Z. Bao, L. P. Yu, "Poly(phenylene vinylene) by the Heck Coupling Reaction" in The Polymeric Materials Encyclopedia, Synthesis, Properties and Applications, J.C. Salamone Ed., CRC Press, Inc., vol. 9, 6532-6537, 1996.

  456. L. P. Yu, Z. Bao, "Liquid Crystalline Polymers (Conjugated Chains)" in The Polymeric Materials Encyclopedia, Synthesis, Properties and Applications, J.C. Salamone Ed., CRC Press, Inc., vol. 5, 3682-3689, 1996.

  457. Z. Bao, L. P. Yu, "Novel Photonic Materials Containing Porphyrin Rings" in Metal Containing Polymeric Materials, C.U. Pittman Ed., Plenum, 1996.

  458. Z. Bao, A. J. Lovinger, A. Dodabalapour, "Organic Field-Effect Transistors with High Mobility Based on Copper Phthalocyanine", Appl. Phys. Lett., 69, 3066, 1996.

  459. Z. Bao, A. Dodabalapour, A. J. Lovinger, "Soluble and Processable Regioregular Poly (3-hexylthiophene) for Thin Film Field-effect Transistor Applications with High Mobility", Appl. Phys. Lett., 69, 4108, 1996.

  460. A. Dodabalapur, J. G. Laquindanum, H. E. Katz, Z. Bao, "Complementary Circuits with Organic Transistors", Appl. Phys. Lett., 69, 4227, 1996.

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    Publications Before 1996:

  462. Z. Bao, W. K. Chan, L. P. Yu, "Exploration of the Stille Coupling Reaction for the Synthesis of Functional Polymers", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 117, 12426, 1996.

  463. M. Pan, Z. Bao, L. P. Yu, "Regiospecific, Functionalized Poly(phenylenevinylene) Using the Heck Coupling Reaction", Macromolecules, 28, 5151, 1995.

  464. Z. Bao, L. P. Yu, "Synthesis and Potential Use of Porphyrin-Containing Polymers", Trends in Polymer Science, 1995.

  465. Z. Bao, Y.M. Chen, L. P. Yu, "New Metalloporphyrin Containing Polymers from the Heck Coupling Reaction", Macromolecules, 27, 4629, 1994.

  466. Z. Peng, Z. Bao, L. P. Yu, "Large Photorefractivity in an Exceptionally Thermostable Multifunctional Polyimide", J. Am. Chem. Soc, 116, 6003, 1994.

  467. L. P. Yu and Z. Bao "Conjugated Polymers Exhibiting Liquid Crystallinity", Adv. Mater., 6, 156, 1994.

  468. Z. Bao, W. K. Chan, L. P. Yu, "Synthesis of Conjugated Polymer by the Stille Coupling Reaction", Chem. Mater., 5, 2, 1993.

  469. L. P. Yu, Z. Bao, R. B. Cai, "Conjugated, Liquid Crystalline Polymers", Angew. Chem. Int. Engl. Ed., 32, 1345, 1993.

  470. Z. Bao, Y. M. Chen, R. B. Cai, L. P. Yu, "Conjugated Liquid Crystalline Polymers – Soluble and Fusible Poly(phenylenevinylene) by the Heck Coupling Reaction", Macromolecules, 26, 5281, 1993.

  471. L. P. Yu, W. K. Chan, Z. Bao, S. X. F. Cao, "Photorefractive Polymers: 2. Structure Design and Property Characterization", Macromolecules, 26, 2216, 1993.

  472. L. P. Yu, W. K. Chan, Z. Bao, S. X. F. Cao, "Synthesis and Physical Measurements of a Photorefractive Polymer", J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1735, 1992.

  473. L. P. Yu, W. K. Chan, Z. Bao, "Synthesis and Characterization of a Thermally Curable Second-order Nonlinear Optical Polymer", Macromolecules, 25, 5609, 1992.

  474. Q. Xue, P. Wu, Z. Bao, J. Dong, R.S. Cheng, "Air-Oxidation of Gold Metal in Polybenzimidazole Solutions", J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 495, 1990.

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