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⦁ Hybrid Photovoltaics and Semiconductors, B. Sun, Z. Chen, and X. Yang, Physica Status Solidi (RRL) - Rapid Research Letters, 15 (12), 2100393 (2021)

⦁ Flexible and Wearable Plasmonic-Enabled Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Photothermoelectric Generators, C. Xin, Z. Hu, Z. Fang, M. Chaudhary, H. Xiang, X. Xu, L. Aigouy, Z. Chen, Materials Today Energy, 22, 100859 (2021)

⦁ Long-Term Stable Near-Infrared–Short-Wave-Infrared Photodetector Driven by the Photothermal Effect of Polypyrrole Nanostructures, H. Xiang, C. Xin, Z. Hu, L. Aigouy, Z. Chen, X. Yuan, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 13, 45957-45965 (2021)

⦁ Colloidal Upconversion Nanocrystals Enable Low-Temperature-Grown GaAs Photoconductive Switch Operating at λ= 1.55 μm, H. Xiang, M. Chaudhary, C. Tripon-Canseliet, Z. Chen, Nanotechnology, 32 (45), 45LT01 (2021)

⦁ Direct Imaging of Fluorescence Enhancement in the Gap Between Two Gold Nanodisks, H.-J. Lin, H. Xiang, C. Xin, Z. Hu, L. Billot, P. Gredin, M. Mortier, Z. Chen, M.-U. González, A. García-Martín, L. Aigouy, Applied Physics Letters, 118, 161105 (2021)

⦁ Plasmon Coupled Colloidal Gold Nanorods for Near‐Infrared and Short‐Wave‐Infrared Broadband Photodetection, H Xiang, Z Hu, C Xin, HJ Lin, L Aigouy, Z Chen, L Zhou, X Yuan, Advanced Materials Technologies, 2101217 (2021)

⦁ Enhancing the Efficiency and Stability of Triple-Cation Perovskite Solar Cells by Eliminating Excess PbI2 from the Perovskite/Hole Transport Layer Interface, Z. Hu, Q. An, H. Xiang, L. Aigouy, B. Sun, Y. Vaynzof, Z. Chen, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 12, 49, 54824-54832 (2020)

⦁ Upconversion Nanoparticles Extending the Spectral Sensitivity of Silicon Photodetectors to λ= 1.5 μm, H. Xiang, L. Zhou, H.-J. Lin, Z. Hu, N. Zhao, Z. Chen, Nanotechnology, 31, 495201 (2020)

⦁ Thermal Conductivity and Diffusivity of Cs(FA,MA)Pb(IBr)3 Perovskite Solar Cells, Z. Hu, L. Aigouy, Z. Chen, D. Fournier, Journal of Applied Physics, 127, 125113 (2020)

⦁ TiO2 Nanocolumn Arrays for More Efficient and Stable Perovskite Solar Cells, Z. Hu, J. M. Garcia-Martin, Y. Li, L. Billot, B. Sun, F. Fresno, A. García-Martín, M. U. González, L. Aigouy, Z. Chen, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 12, 5, 5979-5989 (2020)

⦁ Ligand Dependent Oxidation Dictates the Performance Evolution of High Efficiency PbS Quantum Dot Solar Cells, D. Becker-Koch, M. Albaladejo-Siguan, V. Lami, F. Paulus, H. Xiang, Z. Chen, Y. Vaynzof, Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 4, 108-115 (2020)

⦁ Revealing Crystallization Dynamics and Compositional Control Mechanism of 2D Perovskite Film Growth by In-situ Synchrotron-based GIXRD, L. Kuai, J. Li, Y. Li, Y. Wang, P. Li, Y. Qin, T. Song, Y. Yang, Z. Chen, X. Gao, B. Sun, ACS Energy Letters, 5, 8-16 (2020)

⦁ Heavy-Metal-Free Flexible Hybrid Polymer-Nanocrystal Photodetectors Sensitive to 1.5 μm Wavelength, H. Xiang, Z. Hu, L. Billot, L. Aigouy, W. Zhang, I. McCulloch, Z. Chen, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 11, 42571-42579 (2019)

• Hybrid Plasmonic Gold-Nanorod-Platinum Short-Wave Infrared Photodetectors with Fast Response, H. Xiang, Z. Hu, L. Billot, L. Aigouy, Z. Chen, Nanoscale, 11, 18124-18131 (2019)

• Nanoscale thermal characterization of high aspect ratio gold nanorods for photothermal applications at λ = 1.5 μm, H. Xiang, H.-J. Lin, T. Niu, Z. Chen, L. Aigouy, Journal of Applied Physics, 125, 163101 (2019)

• Mapping plasmon-enhanced upconversion fluorescence of Er/Yb-doped nanocrystals near gold nanodisks, L. Aigouy, M.-U. González, H.-J. Lin, M. Schoenauer-Sebag, L. Billot, P. Gredin, M. Mortier, Z. Chen, A. García-Martín, Nanoscale, 11, 10365-10371 (2019)

• Probing charge transfer states at organic and hybrid internal interfaces by photothermal deflection spectroscopy, D. Becker-Koch, B. Rivkin, F. Paulus, H. Xiang, Y. Dong, Z. Chen, A. A Bakulin, Y. Vaynzof, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 31, 124001 (2019)

• Effect of Ion Migration-Induced Electrode Degradation on the Operational Stability of Perovskite Solar Cells, Boris Rivkin, Paul Fassl, Qing Sun, Alexander D Taylor, Zhuoying Chen, Yana Vaynzof, ACS Omega, 8, 10042-10047 (2018)

• Microscopic Evidence of Upconversion-Induced Near-Infrared Light Harvest in Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells, M. Schoenauer Sebag, Z. Hu, K. de Oliveira Lima, H. Xiang, P. Gredin, M. Mortier, L. Billot, L. Aigouy, Z. Chen, ACS Applied Energy Materials, 1, 3537-3543 (2018)

• Short‐Wave Infrared Sensor by the Photothermal Effect of Colloidal Gold Nanorods, H. Xiang, T. Niu, M. Schoenauer Sebag, Z. Hu, X. Xu, L. Billot, L. Aigouy, Z. Chen, Small, 14, 1704013 (2018)

• The effect of ionic composition on acoustic phonon speeds in hybrid perovskites from Brillouin spectroscopy and density functional theory, I. V. Kabakova, I. Azuri, Z. Chen, P. K. Nayak, H. J. Snaith, L. Kronik, C. Paterson, A. A. Bakulin, D. A. Egger, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 6, 3861-3868 (2018)

• Compact layer free mixed-cation lead mixed-halide perovskite solar cells, Z. Hu, H. Xiang, M. Schoenauer Sebag, L. Billot, L. Aigouy, Z. Chen, Chemical Communications, 54, 2623-2626 (2018)

• Fluorescence enhancement near single TiO2 nanodisks, H.-J. Lin, K. de Oliveira Lima, P. Gredin, M. Mortier, L. Billot, Z. Chen, L. Aigouy, Applied Physics Letters, 111, 251109 (2017)

• Organic Cation Rotation and Immobilization in Pure and Mixed Methylammonium Lead-Halide Perovskites, O. Selig, A. Sadhanala, C. Muller, R. Lovrincic, Z. Chen, Y. La Rezus, J. M. Frost, T. L. C. Jansen, A. A. Bakulin, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 139, 4068-4074 (2017)

• Nanoscale thermometry with fluorescent yttrium-based Er/Yb-doped fluoride nanocrystals, A. Assy, H.-J. Lin, M. Schoenauer-Sebag, P. Gredin, M. Mortier, L. Billot, Z. Chen, L. Aigouy, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 250, 71-77 (2016)

• Plasmonic-enhanced perovskite–graphene hybrid photodetectors, Z. Sun, L. Aigouy, Z. Chen, Nanoscale, 8, 7377-7383 (2016)

• Real-Time Observation of Organic Cation Reorientation in Methylammonium Lead Iodide Perovskites, A. A. Bakulin, O. Selig, H. J. Bakker, Y. L. A. Rezus, C. Müller, T. Glaser, R. Lovrincic, Z. Sun, Z. Chen, A. Walsh, J. M. Frost, T. L. C. Jansen, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 6, 3663-3669 (2015)

• Chapter 17. Flexible Inorganic Photovoltaics, Z. Chen, in M. Caironi and Y.−Y. Noh (Eds.), Large-Area and Flexible Electronics, pp 469−484, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. Edition 2015. ISBN 9783527336395 DOI: 10.1002/9783527679973.ch17

• Reduced Carrier Recombination in PbS - CuInS2 Quantum Dot Solar Cells, Z. Sun, G. Sitbon, T. Pons, A. A. Bakulin, Z. Chen, Scientific Reports, 5, 10626 (2015)

• Optical, structural, and electrical properties of PEDOT:PSS thin films doped with silver nanoprisms, Z. Cao, Z. Chen, L. Escoubas, Optical Materials Express, 4, 2525 - 2534 (2014)

• Multifunctional materials for OFETs, LEFETs and NIR PLEDs, T. T. Steckler, M. J. Lee, Z. Chen, O. Fenwick, M. R. Andersson, F. Cacialli, H. Sirringhaus, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2, 5133 - 5141 (2014)

• Quasi-2D colloidal semiconductor nanoplatelets for narrow electroluminescence, Z. Chen, B. Nadal, B. Mahler, H. Aubin, B. Dubertret, Advanced Functional Materials, 24, 295 - 302 (2014) [front cover of the issue]

• Charge trapping dynamics in PbS colloidal quantum dot photovoltaic devices, A. A. Bakulin, S. Neutzner, H. J. Bakker, L. Ottaviani, D. Barakel, Z. Chen, ACS nano, 7, 8771 - 8779 (2013)

• Electrooptical spectroscopy of uniaxially aligned polythiophene films in field-effect transistors, M. J. Lee, Z. Chen, R. Pietro, M. Heeney, H. Sirringhaus, Chemistry of Materials, 25, 2075 - 2082 (2013)

• High performance ambipolar diketopyrrolopyrrole-thieno[3,2-b]thiophene copolymer field-effect transistors with balanced hole and electron mobilities, Z. Chen, M. J. Lee, R. S. Ashraf, Y. Gu, S. Albert-Seifried, M. M. Nielsen, B. Schroeder, T. D. Anthopoulos, M. Heeney, I. McCulloch, and H. Sirringhaus, Advanced Materials, 24, 647 - 652 (2012)

• On the origin of the different transport properties of electron and hole polarons in an ambipolar, polyselenophene-based conjugated polymer, Z. Chen, M. Bird, V. Lemaur, G. Radtke, J. Cornil, M. Heeney, I. McCulloch, H. Sirringhaus, Physical Review B, 84, 115211 (2011) [selected as an Editors’ Suggestion]

• Thieno[3,2-b]thiophene-Diketopyrrolopyrrole containing polymers for high performance OFETs and OPV devices, H. Bronstein, Z. Chen, R. S. Ashraf, W. Zhang, J. Du, J. Durrant, P. S. Tuladhar, K. Song, S. E. Watkins, Y. Geerts, M. M. Wienk, R. A. J. Janssen, T. D. Anthopoulos, H. Sirringhaus, M. Heeney, I. McCulloch, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133, 3272 - 3275 (2011)

• Enhanced charge transport by incorporating additional thiophene units in the poly(fluorene-thienyl-benzothiadiazole) polymer, Z. Chen, J. Fang, F. Gao, T. J. K. Brenner, K. K. Banger, X. Wang, W. T. S. Huck, H. Sirringhaus, Organic Electronics, 12, 461 - 471 (2011)

• Silaindacenodithiophene semiconducting polymers for efficient solar cells and high mobility ambipolar transistors, R. S. Ashraf, Z. Chen, D. S. Leem, H. Bronstein, W. Zhang, B. Schroeder, Y. Geerts, J. Smith, S. Watkins, T. D. Anthopoulos, H. Sirringhaus, J. C. de Mello, M. Heeney, I. McCulloch, Chemistry of Materials, 23, 768 - 770 (2010)

• High mobility ambipolar charge transport in polyselenophene conjugated polymers, Z. Chen, H. Lemke, S. Albert-Seifried, M. Caironi, M. M. Nielsen, M. Heeney, W. Zhang, I. McCulloch, H. Sirringhaus, Advanced Materials, 22, 2371 - 2375 (2010)

(100) MgAl2O4 as a lattice-matched substrate for the epitaxial thin film deposition of the relaxor ferroelectric PMN-PT, D. Keogh, Z. Chen, R.A. Hughes, A. Dabkowski, O. Marinov, C. Maunders, L. Gunawan, M.J. Deen, J.S. Preston, G.A. Botton, Applied Physics A, 98, 187 - 194 (2010)

• Structure direction of II_I semiconductor quantum dot binary nanoparticle superlattices by tuning radius ratio, Z. Chen, S. O’Brien, ACS Nano, 2, 1219 - 1229 (2008)

• Binary nanoparticle superlattices in the semiconductor-semiconductor system: CdTe and CdSe, Z. Chen, J. Moore, G. Radtke, H. Sirringhaus, S. O’Brien, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 129, 15702 - 15709 (2007)

• Optimized conditions for the self-organization of CdSe-Au and CdSe-CdSe binary nanoparticle superlattices, C. Lu, Z. Chen, S. O’Brien, Chemistry of Materials, 20, 3594 - 3600 (2008)

• Wustite nanocrystals: Synthesis, structure and superlattice formation, M. Yin, Z. Chen, B. Deegan, S. O’Brien, Journal of Materials Research, 22, 1987 - 1995 (2007)

• Metal acetylacetonates as general precursors for the synthesis of early transition metal oxide nanomaterials, A. L. Willis, Z. Chen, J. He, Y. Zhu, N. J. Turro, S. O’Brien, Journal of Nanomaterials, Volume 2007, Article ID 14858 (2007)

• New nonhydrolytic route to synthesize crystalline BaTiO3 nanocrystals with surface capping ligands, Z. Chen, L. Huang, J. He, Y. Zhu, S. O’Brien, Journal of Materials Research, 21, 3187 - 3195 (2006)

• Barium titanate nanocrystals and nanocrystal thin films: Synthesis, ferroelectricity, and dielectric properties, L. Huang, Z. Chen, J. D. Wilson, S. Banerjee, R. D. Robinson, I. P. Herman, R. Laibowitz, S. OíBrien, Journal of Applied Physics, 100, 034316 (2006)

• International Patent WO/2008/118422, Metal Oxide Nanocrystals: Preparation and Uses, S. O’brien, L. Huang, Z. Chen