Polymer Innovation for Advanced Organic Electronics (PI-AOE) at Purdue University

Publications

List of Publications (see updates from Google Scholar

2021

100. Printing Dynamic Color Palettes and Layered Textures through Modeling-Guided Stacking of Electrochromic Polymers, Ke Chen, Yukun Wu, Liyan You, Wenting Wu, Xiaokang Wang, Di Zhang, James F. Elman, Haiyan Wang, Kejie Zhao, and Jianguo Mei*, 2021, submitted. 

99. Backbone Flexibility on Conjugated Polymer’s Crystallization Behavior and Thin Film Mechanical Stability, Zhiyuan Qian, Luke A. Galuska, Guorong Ma, William W. McNutt, Song Zhang, Jianguo Mei, Xiaodan Gu*, J. Polym. Sci (invited), 2021, doi/10.1002/pol.20210462. 

98. Impact of Open-Shell Loading on Mass Transport and Doping in Conjugated Radical Polymers, Kangying Liu, Kuluni Perera, Zhiyang Wang, Jianguo Mei, and Bryan W. Boudouris*, J. Polym. Sci (invited), 2021, doi/epdf/10.1002/pol.20210512.

97. Designing Donor-Acceptor Copolymers for Stable and High-Performance Organic Electrochemical Transistors,  Xuyi Luo, Hongguang Shen, Kuluni Perera, Dung Trong Tran, Bryan W. Boudouris,* and Jianguo Mei,* ACS Macro Lett., 2021, doi.org/10.1021/acsmacrolett.1c00328.

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96. Evolution of Chain Dynamics and Oxidation States with Increasing Chain Length for a Donor-Acceptor Conjugated Oligomer SeriesSaadia Chaudhry, Yukun Wu, Zhiqiang Cao, Shi Li, Jodie L. Canada, Xiaodan Gu, Chad Risko* and Jianguo Mei*, Macromolecules, 2021, doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.1c00963.

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95. Device Engineering in Organic Electrochemical Transistors toward Multifunctional Applications (invited review), Hongguang Shen, Ashkan Abtahi, Björn Lüssem, Bryan Boudouris,* Jianguo Mei,* ACS Appl. Electron. Mater., (invited review) 2021, doi.org/10.1021/acsaelm.1c00312

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94. Bioinspired Dynamic Camouflage from Colloidal Crystals-Embedded Electrochromics, Ke Chen, Jiazhi He, Di Zhang, Liyan You, Xuefei Li, Haiyan Wang, Jianguo Mei*, Nano Lett.2021, 21, 4500–4507. doi:/10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c01419

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93. Multi-Functional Conjugated Ligand Engineering for Stable and Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells, Ke Ma, Harindi Atapattu, Qiuchen Zhao, Yao Gao, Blake P. Finkenauer, Kang Wang, Ke Chen, Aidan H. Coffey, Chenhui Zhu, Libai Huang, Kenneth Graham, Jianguo Mei*, Letian Dou*, Adv Mater., 2021, doi.org/10.1002/adma.202100791.

92. Electrochromic properties of perovskite NdNiO3 thin films for smart windows, Yifei Sun, Qi Wang,* Tae Joon Park, Thomas Edward Gage, Zhen Zhang, Xuejing Wang, Di Zhang, Xing Sun, Jiazhi He, Hua Zhou, Daw Gen Lim, Chengzi Huang, Haoming Yu, Xuegang Chen, Haiyan Wang, Jianguo Mei, Eric Deguns, Shriram Ramanathan*, ACS Appl. Electron. Mater., 2021, 3, 1719–1731 doi.org/10.1021/acsaelm.1c00030.

91. Catalytic Synthesis of Conjugated Azopolymers from Aromatic Diazides, John M. Andjaba, Christopher J. Rybak, Zhiyang Wang, Jianheng Ling, Jianguo Mei,* and Christopher Uyeda* J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021, doi.org/10.1021/jacs.1c00447.

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2020 (14)

90. n-Type Charge Transport in Heavily p-Doped Polymers, Zhiming Liang, Hyun Ho Choi, Xuyi Luo, Tuo Liu, Ashkan Abtahi, Uma Shantini Ramasamy, J. Andrew Hitron, Kyle N. Baustert, Jacob L. Hempel, Alex M. Boehm, Armin Ansary, Douglas R. Strachan, Jianguo Mei, Chad Risko, Vitaly Podzorov & Kenneth R. Graham, Nat. Mater.2021, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-020-00859-3.

89. Thermally Stable and Solvent-Resistant Conductive Polymer Composites with Cross-linked Siloxane Network, Zhifan Ke, Liyan You, Dung T. Tran, Jiazhi He, Kuluni Perera, Aristide Gumyusenge, Jianguo Mei* ACS Appl. Polym. Mater., 2021,13, 5312–5318. DOI:10.1021/acsami.0c19685.

88. Organic Cation Engineering for Vertical Charge Transport in Lead-Free Perovskite Quantum Wells,  Ke Ma, Sheng-Ning Hsu, Yao Gao, Zitang Wei, Linrui Jin, Blake P. Finkenauer, Libai Huang, Bryan W. Boudouris,* Jianguo Mei,* Letian Dou*, Small Sci., 2021, doi:10.1002/smsc.202000024

87. Stabilizing Hybrid Electrochromic Devices through Pairing Electrochromic Polymers with Minimally Color-Changing (MCC) Ion Storage Materials Having Closely Matched Electroactive Voltage Windows, Xuefei Li, Zhiyang Wang, Ke Chen, Dmitry Y. Zemlyanov, Liyan You, and Jianguo Mei*, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2021, 13, 5312–5318. doi.org/10.1021/acsami.0c19685

86. Neural Stimulation In Vitro and In Vivo by Photoacoustic Nanotransducers, Ying Jiang,  Yimin Huang,  Xuyi Luo, Jiayingzi Wu, Haonan Zong, Linli Shi, Ran Cheng, Shan Jiang, Xiaoting Jia, Jianguo Mei, Heng-Ye Man, Ji-Xin Cheng, Chen Yang,* Matter, 2020, doi.org/10.1016/j.matt.2020.11.019. 

85. Ambient Oxygen-Doped Conjugated Polymer for pH-Activatable Aggregation-Enhanced Photoacoustic Imaging in the Second Near-Infrared Window, Jiayingzi Wu*, Liyan You, Jiazhi He, Jixin Chen*, Jianguo Mei*, Anal. Chem., 2021,  93, 3189–3195. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.0c04601

84. In-situ Measurement of Breathing Strain and Mechanical Degradation in Organic Electrochromic Polymers, Xiaokang Wang, Luize Scalco de Vasconcelos, Ke Chen, Kuluni Perera, Jianguo Mei*, and Kejie Zhao*, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces2020, 12, 50889–50895 doi.org/10.1021/acsami.0c15390.

83. Polymer Electrochromism Driven by Metabolic Activity Facilitates Rapid and Facile Bacterial Detection and Susceptibility Evaluation, Jiayingzi Wu, Yifan Zhu, Liyan You, Pu-Ting Dong, Jianguo Mei*  Ji-Xin Cheng,* Adv. Funct. Mater., 2020, 30, 2005192.  doi.org/10.1002/adfm.202005192

82. Contact Effect in High Temperature Conjugated Polymer Transistors, Dung Tran, Xuyi Luo, Jianguo Mei,* ACS Appl. Electron. Mater., 2020, 2, 2454–2460. doi.org/10.1021/acsaelm.0c00398.

81. Impact of Backbone Rigidity on the Thermomechanical Properties of Semiconducting Polymers with Conjugation Break Spacers, Luke A. Galuska, William W. McNutt, Zhiyuan Qian, Song Zhang, Daniel W. Weller, Sujata Dhakal, Eric R. King, Sarah E. Morgan, Jason D. Azoulay, Jianguo Mei*, Xiaodan Gu*, Macromolecules, 2020, 53, 14, 6032–6042. doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.0c00889

80. N-Type Complimentary Semiconducting Polymer Blends, William W. McNutt, Aristide Gumyunsenge, Luke A. Galuska, Zhiyuan Qian, Jiazhi He, Xiaodan Gu, Jianguo Mei,* ACS Appl. Polym. Mater., 20207, 2644–2650. 10.1021/acsapm.0c00261

79. Preparative Mass Spectrometry Using a Rotating‐Wall Mass Analyzer, Pei Su,  Hang Hu,  Daisy Unsihuay,  Di Zhang, Tiziano Dainese, Rosa E. Diaz,  Jongsu Lee, Don K. Gunaratne,  Haiyan Wang, Flavio Maran, Jianguo Mei, Julia Laskin, Angew Chem Int Ed., 2020, 59, 7711-7716. doi.org/10.1002/ange.202000065.

78. Functionalized NIR-II Semiconducting Polymer Nanoparticles for Single-Cell to Whole-Organ Imaging of PSMA-Positive Prostate Cancer, Jiayingzi Wu, Hyeon Jeong Lee, Liyan You, Xuyi Luo, Tsukasa Hasegawa, Kai‐Chih Huang, Peng Lin, Timothy Ratliff, Minoru Ashizawa, Jianguo Mei,* Ji‐Xin Cheng,* Small, 2020, 16, 2001215. doi.org/10.1002/smll.202001215.

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77. High Temperature Organic Electronics, Aristide Gumyusenge and Jianguo Mei,  MRS Adv., 2020, doi.org/10.1557/adv.2020.31. PDF

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2019 (12)

76. Mechanical Breathing in Organic Electrochromic Thin Films, Xiaokang Wang, Ke Chen, Luize Scalco de Vasconcelos, Jiazhi He, Jianguo Mei,* and Kejie Zhao,* Nature Commun., 2020, 11, 211. doi:10.1038/s41467-019-14047-8 (News Report)

75. Effects of Side Chain on High Temperature Operation Stability of Conjugated PolymersDung T. Tran, Aristide Gumyusenge, Xuyi Luo, Michael Roders, Zhengran Yi, Alexander L. Ayzner, and Jianguo Mei,*  ACS Appl. Polym. Mater.2020, 2, 1, 91-97. PDF. ( Invited for the Young Investigator Forum special issue)

74. Conjugated Polymers with Amide-Containing Side Chains Enabling Aqueous Electrolyte Compatibility, Kuluni Perera†, Zhenran Yi†, Liyan You, Zhifan Ke, Jianguo Mei*, Polym. Chem., 2020, 10.1039/C9PY01066A. (Invited Article for 2020 Emerging Investigators Themed Issue).

73. Challenge and Solution of Characterizing Glass Transition Temperature for Conjugated Polymers by Differential Scanning Calorimetry,  J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys., 2019, 57, 1635-1644. doi:10.1002/polb.24889

72. Solution-Processable Electrochromic Materials and Devices: Roadblocks and Strategies towards Large-Scale Applications, Xuefei Li,† Kuluni Perera,† Jiazhi He, Aristide Gumyusenge, Jianguo Mei*,J. Mater. Chem. C, 2019,7, 12761-12789 DOI: 10.1039/C9TC02861G (Invited Review for 2019 Emerging Investigators Themed Issue). 

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71. Polyimide-based High Temperature Plastic Electronics, Aristide Gumyusenge, Xuyi Luo, Zhifan Ke, Dung T. Tran, Jianguo Mei*, ACS Materials Lett., 2019, 1, 154-157. doi.org/10.1021/acsmaterialslett.9b00120

70. Designing π-Conjugated Polymer Blends with Improved Thermoelectric Power Factors, Ashkan Abtahi, Stephen Johnson, So Min Park, Xuyi Luo, Zhiming Liang, Jianguo Mei, and Kenneth R. Graham*, J. Mater. Chem. A, 20197, 19774-19785. DOI: 10.1039/C9TA07464C.

69. N-type Organic Field-Effect Transistors Based on Bisthienoisatin Derivatives Dongho Yoo, Xuyi Luo, Tsukasa Hasegawa,† Minoru Ashizawa, Tadashi Kawamoto, Hiroyasu Masunaga, Noboru Ohta, Hidetoshi Matsumoto, Jianguo Mei and Takehiko Mori*, ACS Appl. Electron. Mater., 20191, 5764-771doi: 10.1021/acsaelm.9b00105

68. Tuning conformation, assembly, and charge transport properties of conjugated polymers by printing flow, Kyung Sun Park, Justin J. Kwok, Rishat Dilmurat, Ge Qu, Prapti Kafle, Xuyi Luo, Seok-Heon Jung, Yoann Olivier, Jin-Kyun Lee, Jianguo Mei, David Beljonne and Ying Diao, Science Advances, 2019, 5, eaaw7757. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaw7757

67. Isoindigo-based Binary Polymer Blends for Solution-Processing of Semiconducting Nanofiber Networks, Aristide Gumyusenge, Xuyi Luo,  Hongyi Zhang, Gregory M. Pitch, Alexander L. Ayzner, and Jianguo Mei *, ACS Appl. Polym. Mater., 2019, 1, 778-1786. 10.1021/acsapm.9b00321. (Editor's Choice) (Cover)

66. Oxidation Pathways Involving a Sulfide Endcapped Donor-Acceptor-Donor π-Conjugated Molecule and Antimony(V) Chloride, Saadia Chaudhry, Sean M. Ryno, Matthias Zeller, David R. McMillin*, Chad Risko*, Jianguo Mei*, J. Phys. Chem. B., 2019, 123,3866-3874. DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcb.9b01389.

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65. Low-temperature, Solution-Processed Niobium Oxide Thin Film as a Minimally Color Changing Ion Storage Layer in Electrochromic Devices, Jiazhi He, Liyan You, Dung T. Tran, Jianguo Mei*, ACS Appl Mater. & Interfaces, 2019, 11, 4169–4177. DOI.

 

2018 (9)

64. Semiconducting polymer blends that exhibit stable charge transport at high temperatures, Aristide Gumyusenge, Dung T. Tran, Xuyi Luo, Gregory M. Pitch, Yan Zhao, Kaelon A. Jenkins, Tim J. Dunn, Alexander L. Ayzner, Brett M. Savoie,*, Jianguo Mei,* Science, 2018, 362, 1131-1134. DOI: 10.1126/science.aau0759.

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63. Side-chain Sequence Enabled Regioisomeric Acceptors for Conjugated Polymers, Xuyi Luo, Dung T. Tran, Natalie M. Kadlubowski, Carr Hoi Yi Ho, Parand Riley, Franky So, and Jianguo Mei*, Macromolecules, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b01946.

62. Tunable green electrochromic polymers via direct arylation polymerization, Liyan You, Jiazhi He, Jianguo Mei*, Polym. Chem., 2018, 9, 5262 - 5267, DOI: 10.1039/C8PY01105B. (Selected as a cover article)

61. Bis-isoindigos: New Electron-Deficient Building Blocks for Constructing Conjugated Polymers with Extended Electron Delocalization, Xuyi Luo], Dung T. Tran, Hong Sun, Tianxiong Mi, Natalie M. Kadlubowski, Yan Zhao, Kejie Zhao, Jianguo Mei*, Asian J. Org Chem., 2018, DOI: 10.1002/ajoc.20. (VIP and an invited article for the thematic issue of Organic Materials). 

60. Influence of Dopant Size and Electron Affinity on the Electrical Conductivity and Thermoelectric Properties of a Series of Conjugated Polymers, Zhiming Liang, Yadong Zheng, Maryam Souri, Xuyi Luo, Alex M. Boehm, Ruipeng Li, Yan Zhang, Tairan Wang, Doo-Young Kim, Jianguo Mei, Seth R. Marder, Kenneth R. Graham,  2018, J Mater. Chem. A., 10.1039/C8TA05922E.

59. A Highly Transparent Crosslinkable Radical Copolymer Thin Film as the Ion Storage Layer in Organic Electrochromic Devices, Jiazhi He, Sanjoy Mukherjee, Xingrui Zhu (UG), Liyan You, Bryan W. Boudouris, Jianguo Mei,* ACS Appl Mater. & Interfaces, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b03235.

58.  Catalytic Azoarene Synthesis from Aryl Azides Enabled by a Dinuclear Ni Complex,  Ian Powers, John Andjaba, Xuyi Luo,Jianguo Mei, Christopher Uyeda, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018,  DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b00503

57. Complementary Semiconducting Polymer Blends Melt-Processed at 130 °C for Organic Field-Effect Transistors, Aristide Gumyusenge, Xikang Zhao, Yan Zhao, and Jianguo Mei*, ACS Appl Mater. & Interfaces, 2018,  10, 4904–4909. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b19847

56. Highly mobile charge-transfer excitons in two-dimensional WS2/tetracene heterostructures, Tong Zhu, Long Yuan, Yan Zhao, Mingwei Zhou, Yan Wan, Jianguo Mei and Libai Huang, Science Advances2018, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aao3104.

 

2017 (12)

55. Continuous Melt-Drawing of Highly Aligned Flexible and Stretchable Semiconducting Microfibers for Organic Electronics, Yan Zhao, Aristide Gumyusenge, Jiazhi He, Ge Qu, William McNutt, Yuan Long, Hongyi Zhang (UG), Libai Huang, Ying Diao, Jianguo Mei*, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2018, 28, 1705584, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201705584

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54. Zone-Annealing Assisted Solvent-free Processing of Complementary Semiconducting Polymer Blends for Organic Field-Effect Transistors, Guobiao Xue, Yan Zhao, Xikang Zhao, Hanying Li,* and Jianguo Mei*, Adv. Electronic Mater.,  2018, 4, 1700414, DOI: 10.1002/aelm.201700414.

53. Critical Role of Surface Energy in Guiding Crystallization of Solution Coated Conjugated Polymer Thin Films, Fengjiao Zhang,* Erfan Mohammadi,* Xuyi Luo, Joseph Strzalka, Jianguo Mei, Ying Diao,* Langmuir, 2018, 34, 1109, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b02807.

52. Self-bleaching Behaviors in Black-to-Transmissive Electrochromic Polymer Thin Films, Jiazhi He, Liyan You, Jianguo Mei*, ACS Appl. Mater. & Interfaces, 2017, 9, 34122, DOI:10.1021/acsami.7b09140.

51. Semiconducting Polymer Nanoparticles for Centimeters-Deep Photoacoustic Imaging in the Second Near-Infrared Window, Jiayingzi Wu, Liyan You, Lu Lan, Hyeon Jeong Lee, Saadia T. Chaudhry, Rui Li, Ji-Xin Cheng*, Jianguo Mei*, Adv. Mater., 2017, 29, 1703403, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201703403.

50. Complementary Semiconducting Polymer Blends: Influence of Side Chains of Matrix Polymers, Xikang Zhao, Guobiao Xue, Ge Qu, Vani Singhania, Yan Zhao, Kamal Butrouna, Aristide Gumyusenge, Ying Diao, Kenneth R. Graham, Hanying Li, Jianguo Mei*, Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 6202–6209. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b01354.

49. Symmetry Breaking in Side Chains Leading to Mixed Orientations in Polymer Thin Films and Improved Charge Transport, Guobiao Xue, Xikang Zhao, Ge Qu, Tianbai Xu, Aristide Gumyusenge, Zhuorui Zhang, Yan Zhao, Ying Diao, Hanying Li,* Jianguo Mei*,ACS Appl. Mater. & Interfaces, 2017, 9, 25426-25433.  DOI:10.1021/acsami.7b07624.

48. Dynamic-Template-Directed Multiscale Assembly for Large-Area Coating of Highly-Aligned Conjugated Polymer Thin Films, Erfan Mohammadi, Chuankai Zhao, Yifei Meng, Ge Qu, Fengjiao Zhang, Xikang Zhao, Jianguo Mei, Jian-Min Zuo, Diwakar Shukla, Ying Diao*, Nature Commun., 2017, DOI:10.1038/ncomms16070.

47. Understanding Interfacial Alignment in Solution Coated Conjugated Polymer Thin Films, Ge Qu, Fengjiao Zhang, Erfan Mohammadi, Xikang Zhao, Joseph Strzalka, Jianguo Mei, Ying Diao*, ACS Appl. Mater. & Interfaces, 2017, 9, 27863–27874. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b08133.

46. Solution-Processed Nanoporous Organic Semiconductor Thin Films for Ultrasensitive Health and Environmental Monitoring, Fengjiao Zhang, Qu Ge, Erfan Mohammadi, Jianguo Mei, Ying Diao*,  Adv. Funct. Mater., 2017, 27 1701117. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201701117. [Highlights and News]

45. Direct Arylation Polymerization of Asymmetric Push-Pull Aryl Halides, Liyan You, Saadia T Chaudhry, Yan Zhao, Junchen Liu, Xikang Zhao, Jianguo Mei*, Polym. Chem., 2017, 8, 2438 - 2441. DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00237H.  

44. Melt-Processing Complementary Semiconducting Polymer Blends for High Performance Organic Transistors, Yan Zhao, Xikang Zhao, Michael Roders, Aristide Gumyusenge, Alexander L. Ayzner, Jianguo Mei*, Adv. Mater., 2017, 29, 1605056. PDF.

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2016 (6)

43. Amine-Boranes Bearing Borane-Incompatible Functionalities: Application to Selective Amine Protection and Surface Functionalization, P. Veeraraghavan Ramachandran,* Ameya S. Kulkarni, Yan Zhao, Jianguo Mei, Chem. Comm., 2016, 52, 11885-11888, DOI: 10.1039/C6CC06031E.

42. Non-Intuitive Effect of Flexible Conjugation-Break Spacers on the Mechanical Properties of Semiconducting Polymers, Suchol Savagatrup, Xikang Zhao, Esther Chan, Jianguo Mei,* Darren J. Lipomi*, Macromol. Rapid Commun., 2016, 37, 1623–1628. PDF

41. Combinatorial Study of Temperature-Dependent Nanostructure and Electrical Conduction of Polymer Semiconductors: Even Bimodal Orientation Can Enhance 3D-Charge Transport, Sangsik Park, Moo Hyung Lee, Kwang Seok Ahn, Hyun Ho Choi, Jie Xue, Jianguo Mei, Kilwon Cho, Zhenan Bao, Dong Ryeol Lee,* Moon Sung Kang,* Do Hwan Kim,* Adv. Funct. Mater., 2016, 26, 4627–4634. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201601164.

40. Complementary Semiconducting Polymer Blends: the Influence of Conjugation-Break Spacer Length in Matrix Polymers, Xikang Zhao, Yan Zhao,  Ge Qu, Butrouna, Kamal, Ying Diao, Kenneth Graham and Jianguo Mei*, Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 2601-2608, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b00050.

39. Ultra-Narrow Bandgap Derived from Thienoisoindigo Polymers: Structural Influence on Reducing Bandgap and Self-Organization, Tsukasa Hasegawa,  Minoru Ashizawa,* Junya Hiyoshi, Susumu Kawauchi, Jianguo Mei, Zhenan Bao, Hidetoshi Matsumoto, Polym. Chem., 2016, 7, 1181-1190. DOI: 10.1039/C5PY01870F.

38. Hierarchical N-doped Carbon as CO2 Adsorbent with High CO2 Selectivity from Rationally Designed Polypyrrole Precursor, John W.F. To,* Jiajun He,* Jianguo Mei, Reza Haghpanah, Zheng Chen, Tadanori Kurosawa, Shucheng Chen, Won-Gyu Bae, Lijia Pan, Jeffery B.-H. Tok, Jennifer Wilcox,* and Zhenan Bao,* J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 1001–1009. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b11955

2015 (7)

37. Significance of the double-layer capacitor effect in polar rubbery dielectrics and exceptionally stable low-voltage high transconductance organic transistors, Chao Wang, Wen-Ya Lee, Desheng Kong, Raphael Pfattner, Guillaume Schweicher, Reina Nakajima, Chien Lu, Jianguo Mei, Tae Hoon Lee, Hung-Chin Wu, Jeffery Lopez, Ying Diao, Xiaodan Gu, Scott Himmelberger, Weijun Niu, James R. Matthews, Mingqian He, Alberto Salleo, Yoshio Nishi, Zhenan Bao, Sci Rep., 2015, 5, 17849. DOI:10.1038/srep17849

36. Complementary Semiconducting Polymer Blends for Efficient Charge Transport, Yan Zhao, Xikang Zhao, Michael Roders, Ge Qu, Ying Diao, Alexander L. Ayzner, and Jianguo Mei*, Chem Mater., 2015, 27, 7164-7170. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b03349. (Most read paper in November 2015)

35. The Impact of the Crystallite Orientation Distribution on Exciton Transport in Donor-Acceptor Conjugated Polymers, Alexander L. Ayzner, Jianguo Mei, Anthony Appleton, Dean DeLongchamp, Alexandre Nardes, Stephanie Benight, Nikos Kopidakis, Michael F. Toney, Zhenan Bao, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces., 2015, 7, 28035-28041. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b02968. (PDF).

34. A Chameleon-Inspired Stretchable Electronic Skin with Interactive Color-Changing Controlled by Tactile Sensing, Ho-Hsiu Chou, Amanda Nguyen, Alex Chortos, John To, Chien Lu, Jianguo Mei, Tadanori Kurosawa, Won-Gyu Bae, Jeffrey Tok, Zhenan Bao, Nature Commun., 2015, doi:10.1038/ncomms9011. (PDF

33. Diketopyrrolopyrrole-based Semiconducting Polymer Nanoparticles for Photoacoustic Imaging of Tumor Kanyi Pu, Jianguo Mei,  Jesse V. Jokerst, Guosong Hong, Alexander L. Antaris, Niladri Chattopadhyay, Adam J. Shuhendler, Tadanori Kurosawa, Yan Zhou, Hongjie Dai, Sanjiv S. Gambhir, Zhenan Bao, Jianghong Rao, Adv. Mater., 2015, 27, 5184-5190. DOI:10.1002/adma.201502285. (PDF).

32. Conjugation-Break Spacers in Semiconducting Polymers: Impact on Polymer Processability and Charge Transport Properties, Yan Zhao, Xikang Zhao, Yaping Zang, Chong-an Di, Ying Diao, Jianguo Mei*, Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 2048–2053. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b00194 (PDF). (Most read paper in May 2015)

31. Effect of Spacer Length of Siloxane-Terminated Side Chains on Charge Transport in Isoindigo-Based Polymer Semiconductor Thin Films, Jianguo Mei, Hung-Chin Wu, Ying Diao, Anthony Appleton, Hong Wang, Yan Zhou, Wen-Ya Lee, Tadanori Kurosawa, Zhenan Bao, Adv. Funct. Mater.3455–3462, 2015, 25, 3455-3462. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201500684 (PDF).

Publications prior to Purdue University 

(11 highly cited papers (Top 1%); 3 hot papers (Top 0.1%) by ISI Web of Science on Feb 28, 2015)

30. A Rapid and Facile Soft Contact Lamination Method: Evaluation of Polymer Semiconductors for Stretchable Transistors, Hung-Chin Wu, Stephanie J Benight, Alex Chortos, Wen-Ya Lee, Jianguo Mei, John WF To, Chien Lu, Mingqian He, Jeffery B-H Tok, Wen-Chang Chen, Zhenan Bao, Chem. Mater., 2014, 26, 4544-4551.

29.High Performance All-Polymer Solar Cell via Polymer Side-Chain Engineering, Yan Zhou, Tadanori Kurosawa, Wei Ma, Yikun Guo, Lei Fang, Koen Vandewal, Ying Diao, Chenggong Wang, Qifan Yan, Julia Reinspach, Jianguo Mei, Anthony Lucas Appleton, Ghada I. Koleilat, Yongli Gao, Stefan C. B. Mannsfeld, Alberto Salleo, Harald Ade, Dahui Zhao, Zhenan Bao, Adv. Mater., 2014, DOI:10.1002/adma.201306242. (PDF)

28. Sequentially Solution-processed, Nanostructured Polymer Photovoltaics Using Selective Solvents, Do Hwan Kim, Jianguo Mei, Alexander L Ayzner, Kristin Schmidt,  Anthony L Appleton, Michael F Toney, Zhenan Bao, Energy Environ. Sci.,2014, DOI: 10.1039/C3EE43541E. (PDF)

27. Semiconducting Polymer Nanoparticles as Photoacoustic Molecular Imaging Probes in Living Mice, Kanyi Pu*, Adam J. Shuhendler*, Jesse V. Jokerst, Jianguo Mei, Sanjiv S. Gambhir, Zhenan Bao, Jianghong Rao, Nature Nanotech., 2014, doi:10.1038/nnano.2013.302. (PDF)

26. Highly Stable Organic Polymer FET Sensor for Selective Detection in the Marine Environment, Oren Knopfmacher, Mallory L Hammock, Anthony L. Appleton, Gregor Schwartz, Jianguo Mei, Jian Pei, Zhenan Bao, Nature Commun.,2013, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms3954. (PDF)

25.  Side Chain-Engineering in Solution-Processible Conjugated Polymers, Jianguo Mei, Zhenan Bao, Chem. Mater., 2013, DOI: 10.1021/cm4020805. (PDF) (Invited Perspective for the 25th Anniversary of Chemistry of Materials) (One of most read articles in 2013)

24. Integrated Materials Design of Organic Semiconductors for Field-Effect Transistors, Jianguo Mei, Ying Diao, Anthony L Appleton, Lei Fang, Zhenan Bao, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 6724–6746. (PDF) (Invited Perspective, one of the most accessed papers in 2013)

23. Thiol–ene Cross-Linked Polymer Gate Dielectrics for Low-Voltage Organic Thin-Film Transistors, Chao Wang, Wen-Ya Lee, Reina Nakajima, Jianguo Mei, Do-Hwan Kim, and Zhenan Bao, Chem. Mater., 2013, DOI:10.1021/cm403203k. (PDF)

22. Flexible Polymer Transistors with High Pressure Sensitivity for Application in Electronic Skin and Health Monitoring, Gregor Schwartz,* Benjamin C-K Tee*, Jianguo Mei, Anthony L Appleton, Do Hwan Kim, Huiliang Wang,  Zhenan Bao, Nature Commun., 2013, Article number: 1859 doi:10.1038/ncomms2832. (PDF)

21. Comparison of the Photovoltaic Characteristics and Nanostructure of Fullerenes Blended with Conjugated Polymers with Siloxane-Terminated and Branched Aliphatic Side Chains, Do Hwan Kim, Alexander L Ayzner, Anthony L Appleton, Kristin Schmidt, Jianguo Mei, Michael F Toney, Zhenan Bao, Chem. Mater., 2013, 25, 431–440. (PDF)

20. Scalable and Selective Dispersion of Semiconducting Arc-Discharged Carbon Nanotubes by Dithiafulvalene/Thiophene Copolymers for Thin Film Transistors, Huiliang Wang, Jianguo Mei, Peng Liu, Kristin Schmidt, Gonzalo Jiménez-Osés, Sílvia Osuna, Lei Fang, Christopher J Tassone, Arjan Pieter Zoombelt, Anatoliy N Sokolov, Kendall N. Houk , Michael F Toney, Zhenan Bao, ACS Nano, 2013, 7, 2659–2668. (PDF) Highlighted in Materials Today

19. 5,11-Conjugation-extended low-bandgap anthradithiophene-containing polymer exhibiting enhanced thin-film order and field-effect mobility, Ying Jiang, Jianguo Mei, Alexander L Ayzner, Michael F Toney, Zhenan Bao, Chem. Commun., 2012,48, 7286-7288. (PDF)

18. A Simple Droplet Pinning Method for Polymer Film Deposition for Measuring Charge Transport in a Thin Film Transistor, Hanying Li*, Jianguo Mei*, Alexander L Ayznera, Michael F Toney, Jeffrey B.-H. Tok, Zhenan Bao, Org. Electronics, 2012, 13, 2450-2460. (PDF)

17. Toward Mechanically Robust and Intrinsically Stretchable Organic Solar Cells: Evolution of Photovoltaic Properties with Tensile Strain, Darren J. Lipomi, Halbert Chong, Michael Vosgueritchiana, Jianguo Mei, Zhenan Bao, Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells, 2012, 107, 355-365. (PDF)

16. Siloxane-Terminated Solubilizing Side Chains: Bringing Conjugated Polymer Backbones Closer and Boosting Hole Mobilities in Thin-Film Transistors, Jianguo Mei*, Do Hwan Kim*, Alexander L Ayzner, Michael F. Toney, and Zhenan Bao, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 20130–20133. (PDF)

15.  Isoindigo, A Versatile Electron-Deficient Unit For High Performance Organic Electronics Romain Stalder, Jianguo Mei, Kenneth R. Graham, Leandro A. Estrada, John R. Reynolds, Chem. Mater., 2013, Accepted (PDF). (Invited Perspective for the 25th Anniversary of Chemistry of Materials, one of most read articles in Dec, 2013)

14. Improved Performance of Molecular Bulk-Heterojunction Photovoltaic Cells through Predictable Selection of Solvent Additives, Kenneth R Graham, Patrick M Wieruszewski, Romain Stalder, Michael J Hartel, Jianguo Mei, Franky So, John R. Reynolds, Adv. Mater., 2012, 22, 4801-4813. (PDF)

13. Donor-Acceptor-Donor-based pi-Conjugated Oligomers for Nonlinear Optics and Near-IR Emission, Stefan Ellinger, Kenneth R Graham, Pengjie Shi, Richard T Farley, Timothy T Steckler, Robert N Brookins, Prasad Taranekar, Jianguo Mei, Lazaro A Padilha, Trenton R Ensley, Honghua Hu, Scott Webster, David J Hagan, Eric W Van Stryland, Kirk S Schanze, John R. Reynolds, Chem. Mater., 2011, 23, 3805–3817. (PDF)

12. n-Type Conjugated Polyisoindigos, Romain Stalder, Jianguo Mei, Jegadesan Subbiah, Caroline Grand, Leandro A Estrada, Franky So, John R. Reynolds, Macromolecules, 2011, 44, 6303–6310. (PDF)

11.  Polydimethylsiloxane as a Macromolecular Additive for Enhanced Performance of Molecular Bulk Heterojunction Organic Solar Cells, Kenneth R. Graham, Jianguo Mei, Romain Stalder, Jae Won Shim, Hyeunseok Cheun, Fred Steffy, Franky So, Bernard Kippelen, John R. Reynolds, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2011, 3, 1210–1215. (PDF) Highlighted in Science (Link)

10.   Self-Assembled Amphiphilic Diketopyrrolopyrrole-Based Oligothiophenes for Field-Effect Transistors and Solar Cells, Jianguo Mei, Kenneth R Graham, Romain Stalder, Shree Prakash Tiwari, Hyeunseok Cheun, Jaewon Shim, Masafumi Yoshio, Colin Nuckolls, Bernard Kippelen, Ronald K Castellano, John R Reynolds, Chem. Mater., 2011, 23, 2285–2288. (PDF)

9.  Broadly Absorbing Black to Transmissive Switching Electrochromic Polymers, Pengjie Shi, Chad M Amb, Eric P Knott, Emily J Thompson, David Y Liu, Jianguo Mei, Aubrey L Dyer, John R Reynolds, Adv. Mater., 2010, 22, 4949-4953. (PDF)

8.    Isoindigo-Based Donor-Acceptor Conjugated Polymers, Romain Stalder, Jianguo Mei, and John R Reynolds, Macromolecules, 2010, 43, 8348–8352. (PDF) One of most accessed papers in October 2010

7. Regioregular Electroactive Polyolefins with Precisely Sequenced pi-Conjugated Chromophores, Jianguo Mei, Brian S Aitken, Kenneth R Graham, Kenneth B Wagener, John R Reynolds, Macromolecules, 2010, 43, 5909–5913. (PDF)

6. Synthesis of Isoindigo-Based Oligothiophenes for Molecular Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells, Jianguo Mei, Kenneth R Graham, Romain Stalder, John R Reynolds, Org. Lett., 2010, 12, 660–663. (PDF) One of most read and cited papers since 2010)

5. A Facile Approach to Defect-Free Vinylene-Linked Benzothiadiazole−Thiophene Low-Bandgap Conjugated Polymers for Organic Electronics, Jianguo Mei, Nathan C Heston, Svetlana V Vasilyeva John R Reynolds, Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 1482–1487. (PDF) One of the most accessed papers in March 2009.

4. Low-Band-Gap Platinum Acetylide Polymers as Active Materials for Organic Solar Cells, Jianguo Mei, Katsu Ogawa, Young-Gi Kim, Nathan C Heston, Daniel J Arenas, Zahra Nasrollahi, Tracy D McCarley, David B Tanner, John R Reynolds, Kirk S Schanze, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2009, 1, 150–161. (PDF) One of most accessed and cited papers in 2009

3. Modified (NHC)Pd(allyl)Cl (NHC = N-heterocyclic carbene) Complexes for Room-temperature Suzuki-Miyaura and Buchwald-Hartwig Reactions, Nicolas Marion, Oscar Navarro, Jianguo Mei, Edwin D. Stevens, Natalie M Scott, and Steven P Nolan, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 4101-4111. (PDF)

2. Rapid Room Temperature Buchwald-Hartwig and Suzuki-Miyaura Couplings of Heteroaromatic Compounds Employing Low Catalyst Loadings, Oscar Navarro, Nicolas N Marion, Jianguo Mei, Steven P Nolan, Chem Eur. J., 2006, 12, 5142-5148.(PDF)

1. Heterogeneous Catalytic Wet Peroxide Oxidation of Phenol over Delaminated Fe-Ti-PILC Employing Microwave Irradiation, Jianguo Mei, Shaoming Yu, Jun Cheng, Catal. Commun., 2004, 5, 437-440. (PDF)

Patents

  1. Multi-Colored Conjugated Polymers with Highly Transmissive Oxidized State, US Patent Number: 8,450,449, B2, with John R Reynolds, Pengjie Shi, Chad Amb. Granted and Licensed to a leading Chemical Company. 
  2. High-Mobility Structures, Apparatuses and Methods Therefor, US Patent Application Number: 20130126836A1, with Zhenan Bao. Materials Transfer Agreement has been signed with a leading OLED technology company. 
  3. Conjugated Polymers-Based Apparatus, Articles and Compounds,  US Patent Application Number: US 20150105520, with Lei Fang, Zhenan Bao and Yan Zhou.
  4. Microporous and Mesoporous Carbon, US Patent Application Number: 20150232340, with Zhenan Bao, John To, Jianjun He, Jenny Wilcox. 
  5. Naphthalene-Containing Conjugated Polymers for Their Preparation and Their Use, Chinese Patent Application No. 201310532879, with Xu Han, Xiao Pan, and Zhongning Zhang, filed on Oct 31, 2013, by DuPont (China) Research & Development and Management Co., Ltd. 
  6. Charge Transport of Polymer and Semiconductors and Devices Made Therefrom,  PCT:15/045,953, with Yan Zhao.

Book Chapter

  1. OFETs: Basic Concepts and Materials, Wen-Ya Lee, Jianguo Mei and Zhenan Bao, in Organic Semiconductors, 2016, edited by Jean-Luc Bredas and Seth R Marder.  (This 2-volume set provides the reader with a basic understanding of the foundational concepts pertaining to the design, synthesis, and applications of conjugated organic materials used as organic semiconductors, in areas including organic photovoltaic devices, light-emitting diodes, field-effect transistors, spintronics, actuation, bioelectronics, thermoelectrics, and nonlinear optics.)
  2. Heterocyclic Building Blocks for Organic Semiconductors, Xikang Zhao, Saadia T. Chaudhry, Jianguo Mei*, Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/bs.aihch.2016.04.009. (PDF) (Heterocyclic Chemistry in the 21st Century: A Tribute to Alan Katritzky).
  3. Organic-Based Transistors and Transistor-Based Sensors, Aristide Gumyusenge, Tianbai Xu, Xiaozhi Wang, Jianguo Mei*, Flexible and Wearable Health Monitoring Devices: From Materials to Applications, edited by Kuniharu Takei,2018, Publisher: Wiley-VCH.
  4. Flexible and Printed Organic Thermoelectrics: Opportunities and ChallengesInvited Perspective, Xuyi Luo, Bob C. Schroeder, Chong-an Di, Jianguo Mei, Material Matters, 2017, 12, 119.

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