1. Quenching to the Percolation Threshold in Organic Solar Cells, L Ye*, S Li, X Liu, S Zhang, M Ghasemi, Y Xiong, J Hou*, H Ade*, Joule, 2019, 3, 443-458.     DOI: 10.1016/j.joule.2018.11.006
  2. Sequential Deposition of Organic Films with Eco‐Compatible Solvents Improves Performance and Enables Over 12%‐Efficiency Nonfullerene Solar Cells, L. Ye*, Y. Xiong, Z. Chen, Q. Zhang, Z. Fei, R. Henry, M. Heeney, B. T. O’Connor, W. You*, H. Ade*, Advanced Materials, 2019, 31, 1808153.    DOI:10.1002/adma.201808153.
  3. Revealing the Impact of F4‐TCNQ as Additive on Morphology and Performance of High‐Efficiency Nonfullerene Organic Solar Cells, Y. Xiong, L. Ye*, A. Gadisa, Q. Zhang, J. J. Rech, W. You, H. Ade*, Advanced Functional Materials, 2019, 29, 1806262.
  4. Polymer Side-chain Variation Induces Microstructural Disparity in Nonfullerene Solar Cells, L Ye, W Li, X Guo*, M Zhang*, H Ade*, Chemistry of Materials, 2019, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b00174.   (Special Issue of Prof. Jean-Luc Bredas)
  5. Rational Strategy to Stabilize an Unstable High‐Efficiency Binary Nonfullerene Organic Solar Cells with a Third Component, Y Zhu, A Gadisa*, Z Peng, M Ghasemi, L Ye*, Z Xu, S Zhao, H Ade*, Advanced Energy Materials, 2019, 9, 1900376.   DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201900376.
  6. A Printable Organic Cathode Interlayer Enables over 13% Efficiency for 1-cm2 Organic Solar Cells, Q. Kang, L. Ye, B. Xu*, C. An, S.J. Stuard, S. Zhang, H. Yao, H. Ade, J. Hou*, Joule, 2019, 3, 227-239.
  7. Highly Efficient, Stable, and Ductile Ternary Nonfullerene Organic Solar Cells from a Two‐Donor Polymer Blend, H. Hu, L. Ye, M. Ghasemi, N. Balar, J.J. Rech, S.J. Stuard, W. You, B. O’Connor, H. Ade, Advanced Materials, 2019, 31, 1808279.
  8. Dual Sensitizer and Processing-Aid Behavior of Donor Enables Efficient Ternary Organic Solar Cells, X Song, N Gasparini, MM Nahid, SHK Paleti, JL Wang, H Ade, D Baran, Joule, 2019, DOI:10.1016/j.joule.2019.01.009
  9. Unveiling the operation mechanism of layered perovskite solar cells, Y Lin, Y Fang, J Zhao, Y Shao, SJ Stuard, MM Nahid, H Ade, Q Wang, J E Shield, N. Zhou, A. M Moran, J. Huang, Nature Communications, 2019, 10, 1008.
  10. Synthetic control over orientational degeneracy of spacer cations enhances solar cell efficiency in two-dimensional perovskites, J. Hu, IWH Oswald, SJ Stuard, MM Nahid, N. Zhou, O.F. Williams, Z. Guo, L. Yan, H. Hu, Z. Chen, X. Xiao, Y. Lin, Z. Yang, J. Huang, A. M. Moran, H. Ade, J. R. Neilson, W. You, Nature Communications 2019, 10, 1276.
  11. Multi-length scale morphology of nonfullerene all-small molecule blends and its relation to device function in organic solar cells, I. Angunawela, L. Ye*, H. Bin, Z. Zhang, A. Gadisa, Y. Li*, H. Ade*, Materials Chemistry Frontiers 2019, 3, 137-144.
  12. Isomery‐Dependent Miscibility Enables High‐Performance All‐Small‐Molecule Solar Cells, H Wu, H Fan, S Xu, L Ye, Y Guo, Y Yi, H Ade, X Zhu, Small, 2019, 15, 1804271.


  1. Quantitative relations between interaction parameter, miscibility and function in organic solar cells, L. Ye, H. Hu, M. Ghasemi, T. Wang, B. Collins, J. Kim, K. Jiang, J. Carpenter, H. Li, Z. Li, T. McAfee, J. Zhao, X. Chen, J. Lai, T. Ma, J. Bredas, H. Yan*, H. Ade*, Nature Materials, 2018, 17, 253–260  (AIF Best Paper; ESI highly Cited Paper; ESI Hot Paper)
  2. Integrated circuits based on conjugated polymer monolayer, M Li, DK Mangalore, J Zhao, JH Carpenter, H Yan, H Ade, H Yan, K. Müllen, P. WM Blom, W. Pisula, D. M Leeuw, K. Asadi, Nature Communications, 2018, 9, 451.
  3. Surpassing 10% Efficiency Benchmark for Nonfullerene Organic Solar Cells by Scalable Coating in Air from Single Nonhalogenated Solvent, L. Ye, Y. Xiong, Q. Zhang, S. Li, C. Wang, Z. Jiang, J. Hou, W. You, H. Ade*. Advanced Materials, 2018, 30, 1705485.      (Inside Back Cover)
  4. Miscibility-Function Relations in Organic Solar Cells: Significance of Optimal Miscibility in Relation to Percolation, L. Ye, B. Collins, X. Jiao, J. Zhao, H. Yan, H. Ade*. Advanced Energy Materials, 2018, 8, 703058.       (Front Cover)
  5. A Facile Method to Fine‐Tune Polymer Aggregation Properties and Blend Morphology of Polymer Solar Cells Using Donor Polymers with Randomly Distributed Alkyl Chains, H Yao, Y Li, H Hu, PCY Chow, S Chen, J Zhao, Z Li, JH Carpenter, J. Lai, G. Yang, Y. Liu, H. Lin, H. Ade, H. Yan, Advanced Energy Materials, 2018, 8, 1701895
  6. Multiple Cases of Efficient Nonfullerene Ternary Organic Solar Cells Enabled by an Effective Morphology Control Method, K. Jiang, G. Zhang, G. Yang, J. Zhang, Z. Li, T. Ma, H. Hu, W. Ma, H. Ade, H. Yan, Advanced Energy Materials, 2018, 8, 1701370
  7. Effect of Alkylsilyl Side‐Chain Structure on Photovoltaic Properties of Conjugated Polymer Donors, H Bin, Y Yang, Z Peng, L Ye, J Yao, L Zhong, C Sun, L Gao, H Huang, X. Li, B. Qiu, L. Xue, Z. Zhang, H. Ade, Y. Li, Advanced Energy Materials, 2018, 8, 1702324.
  8. Charge Generation and Recombination in an Organic Solar Cell with Low Energetic Offsets, NA Ran, JA Love, MC Heiber, X Jiao, MP Hughes, A Karki, M Wang, V. V Brus, H. Wang, D. Neher, H. Ade, G. C Bazan, T. Nguyen, Advanced Energy Materials, 2018, 8, 1701073
  9. Controlling Blend Morphology for Ultra-High Current Density in Non-Fullerene Acceptor Based Organic Solar Cells, X. Song, N. Gasparini, L. Ye, H. Yao, J. Hou*, H. Ade*, D. Baran*. ACS Energy Lett. 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.7b01266
  10. Influence of Donor Polymer on the Molecular Ordering of Small Molecular Acceptors in Nonfullerene Polymer Solar Cells. H Hu, K Jiang, PCY Chow, L Ye, G Zhang, Z Li, JH Carpenter, H Ade, H. Yan. Advanced Energy Materials, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201701674.


  1. High-Efficiency Nonfullerene Organic Solar Cells: Critical Factors that Affect Complex Multi-Length Scale Morphology and Device Performance. L. Ye, W. Zhao, S. Li, S. Mukherjee, J. Carpenter, O. Awartani, X. Jiao, J. Hou, H. Ade. Advanced Energy Materials, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201602000.    (ESI highly Cited Paper)
  2. Control of Mesoscale Morphology and Photovoltaic Performance in Diketopyrrolopyrrole-Based Small Band Gap Terpolymers, L. Ye, X. Jiao, S. Zhang, H. Yao, Y. Qin, H. Ade, J. Hou. Advanced Energy Materials, 2017, 7, 1601138.
  3. Precise Manipulation of Multi-length Scale Morphology and Its Influence on Eco-friendly Printed All-Polymer Solar Cells, L. Ye, Y. Xiong, S. Li, M. Ghasemi, N. Balar, J. Turner, A. Gadisa, J. Hou, B. T. O’Connor, H. Ade. Advanced Functional Materials, 2017, 27, 1702016.
  4. Design of a New Small-Molecule Electron Acceptor Enables Efficient Polymer Solar Cells with High Fill Factor. S. Li, L. Ye, W. Zhao, X. Liu, J. Zhu, H. Ade, J. Hou. Advanced Materials, 2017, DOI:10.1002/adma.201704051.
  5. Ring-Fusion of Perylene Diimide Acceptor Enabling Efficient Nonfullerene Organic Solar Cells with a Small Voltage Loss, J Zhang, Y Li, J Huang, H Hu, G Zhang, T Ma, PCY Chow, H Ade, D Pan, H Yan, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2017, 139, 16092–16095.
  6. Achieving Highly Efficient Nonfullerene Organic Solar Cells with Improved Intermolecular Interaction and Open-Circuit Voltage. H. Yao, L. Ye, J. Hou, B. Jang, G. Han, Y. Cui, G. Su, C. Wang, B. Gao, R. Yu, H. Zhang, Y. Yi, H. Woo, H. Ade, J. Hou. Advanced Materials 2017, DOI:10.1002/adma.201700254.
  7. Fluorinated Thiophene Units Improve Photovoltaic Device Performance of Donor–Acceptor Copolymers, Q Zhang, L Yan, X Jiao, Z Peng, S Liu, JJ Rech, E Klump, H Ade, F So, W You, Chemistry of Materials, 2017, 29, 5990–6002
  8. Synthesis and Photovoltaic Properties of a Series of Narrow Bandgap Organic Semiconductor Acceptors with Their Absorption Edge Reaching 900 nm, X Li, H Huang, H Bin, Z Peng, C Zhu, L Xue, ZG Zhang, Z Zhang, H Ade, Y Li, Chemistry of Materials, 2017, 29, 10130–10138
  9. Importance of 2D Conjugated Side Chains of Benzodithiophene-Based Polymers in Controlling Polymer Packing, Interfacial Ordering, and Composition Variations of All-Polymer Solar Cells, C Lee, T Giridhar, J Choi, S Kim, Y Kim, T Kim, W Lee, HH Cho, C Wang, H. Ade, B. Kim, Chemistry of Materials, 2017, 29, 9407–9415.
  10. High‐Performance Wide Bandgap Copolymers Using an EDOT Modified Benzodithiophene Donor Block with 10.11% Efficiency. K Feng, G Yang, X Xu, G Zhang, H Yan, O Awartani, L Ye, H Ade, Y Li, Q. Peng, Advanced Energy Materials, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201602773.
  11. 9.73% Efficiency Nonfullerene All Organic Small Molecule Solar Cells with Absorption-Complementary Donor and Acceptor, H. Bin, Y. Yang, Z. Zhang, L. Ye, M. Ghasemi, S. Chen, Y. Zhang, C. Zhang, C. Sun, L. Xue, C. Yang, H. Ade, Y. Li. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2017, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b12826.
  12. Monitoring Charge Separation Processes in Quasi-One-Dimensional Organic Crystalline Structures, A Popescu, RA Younts, B Hoffman, T McAfee, DB Dougherty, HW Ade, K. Gundogdu, I. Bondarev, Nano Letter, 2017, 17, 6056–6061.
  13. Panchromatic Sequentially Cast Ternary Polymer Solar Cells. M. Ghasemi, L. Ye, Q. Zhang, L. Yan, J. Kim, O. Awartani, W. You, A. Gadisa and H. Ade. Advanced Materials, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201604603.
  14. Efficient Nonfullerene Polymer Solar Cells Enabled by a Novel Wide Bandgap Small Molecular Acceptor, G Zhang, G Yang, H Yan, JH Kim, H Ade, W Wu, X Xu, Y Duan, Q Peng, Advanced Materials, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201606054.
  15. Improved Performance of All‐Polymer Solar Cells Enabled by Naphthodiperylenetetraimide‐Based Polymer Acceptor, Y Guo, Y Li, O Awartani, H Han, J Zhao, H Ade, H Yan, D Zhao, Advanced Materials, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201700309.
  16. Quantitative Morphology-Performance Correlations in Organic Solar Cells: Insights from Soft X-ray Scattering, X. Jiao, L. Ye, H. Ade. Advanced Energy Materials 2017, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201700084.
  17. Significant Influence of Methoxyl Substitution Position on Optoelectronic Properties and Molecular Packing Properties of Small-Molecule Electron Acceptors for Photovoltaic Cells, S. Li, L. Ye, W. Zhao, S. Zhang, H. Ade, J. Hou. Advanced Energy Materials 2017, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201700183.
  18. Surprising Effects upon Inserting Benzene Units into a Quaterthiophene‐Based D‐A Polymer–Improving Non‐Fullerene Organic Solar Cells via Donor Polymer Design, S. Chen, H. Yao, Z. Li, O.M Awartani, Y. Liu, Z. Wang, G. Yang, J. Zhang, H. Ade, H. Yan, Advanced Energy Materials, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201602304.
  19. Flexible Inorganic Ferroelectric Thin Films for Nonvolatile Memory Devices, H Yu, CC Chung, N Shewmon, S Ho, JH Carpenter, R Larrabee, T Sun, J. L. Jones, H. Ade, B. T. O’Connor, Franky So, Advanced Functional Materials, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201700461.
  20. Comparing Non-Fullerene Acceptors with Fullerene in Polymer Solar Cells: A Case Study, N. Bauer, Q. Zhang, J. Zhao, L. Ye, J. Kim, I. Constantinou, L. Yan, F. So, H. Ade, H. Yan, W.You, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C6TA10450A.
  21. A regioregular conjugated polymer for high performance thick-film organic solar cells without processing additive, H Zhong, L Ye, JY Chen, SB Jo, CC Chueh, JH Carpenter, H Ade, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7TA02391J.
  22. Strong Polymer Molecular Weight‒Dependent Material Interactions: Impact on Formation of Polymer/Fullerene Bulk Heterojunction Morphology, JH Kim, A Dinku, C Schaefer, H Yao, B Gautam, N Balar, M Ghasemi, I. Constantinou, F. So, B. O’Connor, K. Gundogdu, J. Hou, H. Ade, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7TA03052E.
  23. The Role of Polymer Segregation on the Mechanical Behavior of All-Polymer Solar Cell Active Layers, N. Balar, Y. Xiong, L. Ye, S. Li, D. Nevola, D. B. Dougherty, J. Hou, H. Ade, B. T. O’Connor. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b13719.
  24. Charge Generation and Mobility-Limited Performance of Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells with a Higher Adduct Fullerene, S Roland, L Yan, Q Zhang, X Jiao, A Hunt, M Ghasemi, H Ade, W You, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b02288.
  25. Connecting Molecular Conformation to Aggregation in P3HT Using Near Edge X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Spectroscopy, SG Urquhart, M Martinson, S Eger, V Murcia, H Ade, BA Collins, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2017, 121, 21720–21728
  26. Crystallization of Sensitizers Controls Morphology and Performance in Si-/C-PCPDTBT-Sensitized P3HT: ICBA Ternary Blends, X Du, X Jiao, S Rechberger, JD Perea, M Meyer, N Kazerouni, E Spiecker, H. Ade, C. J. Brabec, R. H. Fink, T. Ameri, Macromolecules, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b02699.
  27. Side-chain engineering of perylenediimide-vinylene polymer acceptors for high-performance all-polymer solar cells, Y Guo, Y Li, O Awartani, H Han, G Zhang, H Ade, H Yan, D Zhao, Materials Chemistry Frontiers, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C6QM00355A.
  28. Morphology Control Enables Thickness-insensitive Efficient Nonfullerene Polymer Solar Cells, X. Liu, L. Ye, W. Zhao, S. Zhang, S. Li, G. M Su, C.g Wang, H. Ade, J. Hou, Materials Chemistry Frontiers, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7QM00182G.
  29. Morphological characterization of fullerene and fullerene-free organic photovoltaics by combined real and reciprocal space techniques, S Mukherjee, AA Herzing, D Zhao, Q Wu, L Yu, H Ade, DM DeLongchamp, L. J Richter, Journal of Materials Research, 2017, DOI:


  1. High Performance Organic Solar Cells Processed by Blade Coating in Air from a Benign Food Additive Solution. L. Ye, Y. Xiong, H. Yao, A. Gadisa, H. Zhang, S. Li, M. Ghasemi, N. Balar, A. Hunt, B. O’Connor, J. Hou, H. Ade, Chemistry of Materials. 2016, 28, 7451–7458.
  2. Manipulation of Domain Purity and Orientational Ordering in High Performance All-Polymer Solar Cells. L Ye, X Jiao, W Zhao, S Zhang, H Yao, S Li, H Ade, J Hou. Chemistry of Materials. 2016, 28, 6178–6185.
  3. Energy‐Level Modulation of Small‐Molecule Electron Acceptors to Achieve over 12% Efficiency in Polymer Solar CellsS. Li, L. Ye, W. Zhao, S. Zhang, S. Mukherjee, H. Ade, J. Hou, Advanced Materials, 2016, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201602776.
  4. Efficient Charge Transfer and Fine-Tuned Energy Level Alignment in a THF-Processed Fullerene-Free Organic Solar Cell with 11.3% Efficiency. Z. Zheng, O. Awartani, B. Gautam, D. Liu, Y. Qin, W. Li, A. Bataller, K. Gundogdu, H. Ade and J. Hou. Advanced Materials, 2016, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201604241.
  5. Lowest energy Frenkel and charge transfer exciton intermixing in one-dimensional copper phthalocyanine molecular lattice. I. Bondarev, A. Popescu, R. Younts, B. Hoffman, T. McAfee, D. Dougherty, K. Gundogdu, H. Ade. Applied Physics Letters, 2016, DOI: 10.1063/1.4968821.
  6. Coulomb Enhanced Charge Transport in Semicrystalline Polymer Semiconductors. R. Pietro, I. Nasrallah, J. Carpenter, E. Gann, L. Kölln, L. Thomsen, D. Venkateshvaran, K. O’Hara, A. Sadhanala, M. Chabinyc, C. McNeill, A. Facchetti, H. Ade, H. Sirringhaus, D. Neher. Advanced Functional Materials, 2016, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201602080.
  7. A Vinylene‐Bridged Perylenediimide‐Based Polymeric Acceptor Enabling Efficient All‐Polymer Solar Cells Processed under Ambient Conditions. Y Guo, Y Li, O Awartani, J Zhao, H Han, H Ade, D Zhao, H Yan. Advanced Materials. 2016, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201602387.
  8. Controlling Additive Behavior to reveal an Alternative Morphology Formation Mechanism in Polymer:Fullerene Bulk-heterojunctions, N. Güldal, M. Berlinghof, T. Kassar, X. Du, X. Jiao, M. Meyer, T. Ameri, A. Osvet, N. Li, G. Destri, R. Fink, H. Ade, T. Unruh, C. Brabec, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2016, DOI: 10.1039/C6TA07023J.
  9. Morphology changes upon scaling a high-efficiency, solution-processed solar cell, H. Ro, J. Downing, S. Engmann, A. Herzing, D. DeLongchamp, L. J Richter, S. Mukherjee, H. Ade, M. Abdelsamie, L. K Jagadamma, A. Amassian, Y. Liu, H. Yan, Energy & Environmental Science, 2016, 9, 2835-2846.
  10. High efficiency and stability small molecule solar cells developed by bulk microstructure fine-tuning. J Min, X Jiao, V Sgobba, B Kan, T Heumüller, S Rechberger, E Spiecker, D M Guldi, X Wan, Y Chen, H Ade, C J Brabec. Nano Energy. 2016, 28, 241–249.
  11. Designing ternary blend bulk heterojunction solar cells with reduced carrier recombination and a fill factor of 77%. N Gasparini, X Jiao, T Heumueller, D Baran, G J Matt, S Fladischer, E Spiecker, H Ade, C J Brabec, T Ameri. Nature Energy. 2016, 1, 16118.
  12. Fast charge separation in a non-fullerene organic solar cell with a small driving force. J Liu, S Chen, D Qian, B Gautam, G Yang, J Zhao, J Bergqvist, F Zhang, W Ma, H Ade, O Inganäs, K Gundogdu, F Gao, H Yan. Nature Energy. 2016, 1, 16089.
  13. Efficient organic solar cells processed from hydrocarbon solvents. J Zhao, Y Li, G Yang, K Jiang, H Lin, H Ade, W Ma, H Yan. Nature Energy. 2016, 1, 15027.
  14. Intrinsic Charge Trapping Observed as Surface Potential Variations in diF-TES-ADT Films. B C Hoffman, T McAfee, B R Conrad, M A Loth, J E Anthony, H W Ade, D B Dougherty. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2016, 8, 21490–21496.
  15. Comparative Photovoltaic Study of Physical Blending of Two Donor–Acceptor Polymers with the Chemical Blending of the Respective Moieties. Q Zhang, MA Kelly, A Hunt, H Ade, W You. Macromolecules. 2016, 49, 2533-2540.
  16. Origins of polarization-dependent anisotropic X-ray scattering from organic thin films. E Gann, BA Collins, M Tang, JR Tumbleston, S Mukherjee, H Ade. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation. 2016, 23, 219-227.
  17. Morphological, optical, and electronic consequences of coexisting crystal orientations in Beta Copper Phthalocyanine thin films. T McAfee, B C Hoffman, X You, J M Atkin, H  Ade, D Dougherty. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 2016, 120, 18616–18621.
  18. Influence of fluorination on the properties and performance of isoindigo–quaterthiophene-based polymers. H Hu, K Jiang, JH Kim, G Yang, Z Li, T Ma, G Lu, Y Qu, H Ade, H Yan. Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 2016, 4, 5039-5043.
  19. Growth of thermally stable crystalline C 60 films on flat-lying copper phthalocyanine. T. McAfee, A. Apperson, H. Ade, D. Dougherty. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2016, 4, 1028-1032.
  20. Charge Creation and Recombination in Multi‐Length Scale Polymer: Fullerene BHJ Solar Cell Morphologies. S Mukherjee, X Jiao, H Ade. Advanced Energy Materials. 2016, 6, 1600699.
  21. Time‐Dependent Morphology Evolution of Solution‐Processed Small Molecule Solar Cells during Solvent Vapor Annealing. J Min, X Jiao, I Ata, A Osvet, T Ameri, P Bäuerle, H Ade, CJ Brabec. Advanced Energy Materials. 2016, 6, 1502579.
  22. Charge Photogeneration in Organic Photovoltaics: Role of Hot versus Cold Charge‐Transfer Excitons. B. Gautam, R. Younts, W. Li, L. Yan, E. Danilov, E. Klump, I. Constantinou, F. So, W. You, H. Ade, K. Gundogdu. Advanced Energy Materials. 2016, 6, 1501032.
  23. A Difluorobenzoxadiazole Building Block for Efficient Polymer Solar Cells. J. Zhao, Y. Li, A. Hunt, J. Zhang, H. Yao, Z. Li, J. Zhang, F. Huang, H. Ade, H. Yan. Advanced Materials. 2016, 28, 1868-1873.
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  25. Rigidifying Nonplanar Perylene Diimides by Ring Fusion Toward Geometry‐Tunable Acceptors for High‐Performance Fullerene‐Free Solar Cells. H. Zhong, C. Wu, C. Li, J. Carpenter, C. Chueh, J. Chen, H. Ade, A. Jen. Advanced Materials. 2016, 951–958.


  1. Manipulating Aggregation and Molecular Orientation in All‐Polymer Photovoltaic Cells. L Ye, X Jiao, M Zhou, S Zhang, H Yao, W Zhao, A Xia, H Ade, J Hou. Advanced Materials. 2015, 27, 6046-6054.
  2. High‐Performance Non‐Fullerene Polymer Solar Cells Based on a Pair of Donor–Acceptor Materials with Complementary Absorption Properties. H Lin, S Chen, Z Li, JYL Lai, G Yang, T McAfee, K Jiang, Y Li, Y Liu, H Hu, J. Zhao, W. Ma, H. Ade, H. Yan, Advanced Materials. 2015, 27, 7299–7304.
  3. A PCBM Electron Transport Layer Containing Small Amounts of Dual Polymer Additives that Enables Enhanced Perovskite Solar Cell Performance. Z Zhu, Q Xue, H He, K Jiang, Z Hu, Y Bai, T Zhang, S Xiao, K Gundogdu, B Gautam, Ha Ade, F Huang, K Sing Wong, H Yip, S Yang, H Yan. Advanced Science. 2015
  4. Organic Solar Cells: Influence of Processing Parameters and Molecular Weight on the Morphology and Properties of High‐Performance PffBT4T‐2OD: PC71BM Organic Solar Cells (Adv. Energy Mater. 23/2015). W Ma, G Yang, K Jiang, JH Carpenter, Y Wu, X Meng, T McAfee, J Zhao, …Advanced Energy Materials. 2015
  5. Influence of Processing Parameters and Molecular Weight on the Morphology and Properties of High‐Performance PffBT4T‐2OD: PC71BM Organic Solar Cells. W Ma, G Yang, K Jiang, JH Carpenter, Y Wu, X Meng, T McAfee, J Zhao, …Advanced Energy Materials. 2015
  6. Solar Cells: Significance of Average Domain Purity and Mixed Domains on the Photovoltaic Performance of High‐Efficiency Solution‐Processed Small‐Molecule BHJ Solar Cells (Adv. Energy Mater. 21/2015). S Mukherjee, CM Proctor, GC Bazan, TQ Nguyen, H Ade. Advanced Energy Materials. 2015
  7. Significance of Average Domain Purity and Mixed Domains on the Photovoltaic Performance of High‐Efficiency Solution‐Processed Small‐Molecule BHJ Solar Cells. S Mukherjee, CM Proctor, GC Bazan, TQ Nguyen, H Ade. Advanced Energy Materials. 2015, 5, 1500877.
  8. 2D-conjugated benzodithiophene-based polymer acceptor: design, synthesis, nanomorphology, and photovoltaic performance. L Ye, X Jiao, H Zhang, S Li, H Yao, H Ade, J Hou. Macromolecules. 2015, 48, 7156–7163.
  9. Direct Optical Observation of Stimulated Emission from Hot Charge Transfer Excitons in Bulk Heterojunction Polymer Solar Cells. BR Gautam, A Barrette, C Mai, L Yan, Q Zhang, E Danilov, W You, H Ade, …The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 2015
  10. A Large‐Bandgap Conjugated Polymer for Versatile Photovoltaic Applications with High Performance. M Zhang, X Guo, W Ma, H Ade, J Hou. Advanced Materials. 2015
  11. Dramatic performance enhancement for large bandgap thick-film polymer solar cells introduced by a difluorinated donor unit. Z Li, H Lin, K Jiang, J Carpenter, Y Li, Y Liu, H Hu, J Zhao, W Ma, H Ade, … Nano Energy. 2015
  12. Influence of Regio-and Chemoselectivity on the Properties of Fluoro-Substituted Thienothiophene and Benzodithiophene Copolymers. H Zhong, CZ Li, J Carpenter, H Ade, AKY Jen. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2015, 137, 7616–7619.
  13. Tuning Open-Circuit Voltage in Organic Solar Cells with Molecular Orientation. B Kitchen, O Awartani, RJ Kline, T McAfee, H Ade, BT O’Connor. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2015, 7, 13208–13216.
  14. Thin Films: Tuning Local Molecular Orientation–Composition Correlations in Binary Organic Thin Films by Solution Shearing. W Ma, J Reinspach, Y Zhou, Y Diao, T McAfee, SCB Mannsfeld, Z Bao, … Advanced Functional Materials.2015
  15. Tuning local molecular orientation–composition correlations in binary organic thin films by solution shearing. W Ma, J Reinspach, Y Zhou, Y Diao, T McAfee, SCB Mannsfeld, Z Bao, … Advanced Functional Materials. 2015, 25, 3131–3137.
  16. Characterizing morphology in organic systems with resonant soft X-ray scattering. JH Carpenter, A Hunt, H Ade. Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena. 2015, 200, 2–14.
  17. Importance of Domain Purity and Molecular Packing in Efficient Solution‐Processed Small‐Molecule Solar Cells. S Mukherjee, CM Proctor, JR Tumbleston, GC Bazan, TQ Nguyen, H Ade. Advanced Materials. 2015, 27, 1105–1111.
  18. Disruption of molecular ordering over several layers near the Au/2, 8-difluoro-5, 11-bis (triethylsilylethynyl) anthradithiophene interface.SM Huston, J Wang, T McAfee, M Loth, JE Anthony, HW Ade, BR Conrad, …Crystal Growth & Design. 2015, 15, 822–828.
  19. The influence of spacer units on molecular properties and solar cell performance of non-fullerene acceptors. J Zhao, Y Li, J Zhang, L Zhang, JYL Lai, K Jiang, C Mu, Z Li, CLC Chan, … Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 2015, 3, 20108-20112.


A complete list of the Ade Group Publications can be found on: Harald Ade Google Scholar 

This list was last updated on: 04/27/2019