School of Physics and Astronomy

Dr Christian Nielsen

Christian

MRI Fellow

Email: c.b.nielsen@qmul.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7882 5902
Room Number: Joseph Priestley Building, Room 1.08

Research

Publications

  • Guilbert AAY, Zbiri M, Finn PA et al. (2019). Mapping Micro-Structural Dynamics up to the nanosecond of the Conjugated Polymer P3HT in the Solid State. nameOfConference



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  • Parr ZS, Halaksa R, Finn PA et al. (2019). Glycolated Thiophene-Tetrafluorophenylene Copolymers for Bioelectronic Applications: Synthesis by Direct Heteroarylation Polymerisation. nameOfConference



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  • Kang K, Schott S, Venkateshvaran D et al. (2019). Investigation of the thermoelectric response in conducting polymers doped by solid-state diffusion. nameOfConference



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  • BORGES GONZALEZ J, KOUSSEFF CJ, NIELSEN CB (2019). Organic semiconductors for biological sensing. nameOfConference



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  • Nikolka M, Schweicher G, Armitage J et al. (2018). Performance Improvements in Conjugated Polymer Devices by Removal of Water-Induced Traps.. nameOfConference



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  • Giovannitti A, Thorley KJ, Nielsen CB et al. (2018). Redox-Stability of Alkoxy-BDT Copolymers and their Use for Organic Bioelectronic Devices. nameOfConference



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  • Schott S, McNellis ER, Nielsen CB et al. (2017). Tuning the effective spin-orbit coupling in molecular semiconductors.. nameOfConference



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  • Neophytou M, Griffiths J, Fraser J et al. (2017). High mobility, hole transport materials for highly efficient PEDOT:PSS replacement in inverted perovskite solar cells. nameOfConference



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  • Spicer CD, Booth MA, Mawad D et al. (2017). Synthesis of Hetero-bifunctional, End-Capped Oligo-EDOT Derivatives.. nameOfConference



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  • Qiu W, Bastos JP, Dasgupta S et al. (2017). Highly efficient perovskite solar cells with crosslinked PCBM interlayers. nameOfConference



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  • Giovannitti A, Sbircea D-T, Inal S et al. (2016). Controlling the mode of operation of organic transistors through side-chain engineering.. nameOfConference



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  • Knall AC, Ashraf RS, Nikolka M et al. (2016). Naphthacenodithiophene Based Polymers—New Members of the Acenodithiophene Family Exhibiting High Mobility and Power Conversion Efficiency. nameOfConference



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  • Giovannitti A, Nielsen CB, Sbircea DT et al. (2016). N-type organic electrochemical transistors with stability in water.. nameOfConference



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  • Rochford LA, Jones TS, Nielsen CB (2016). Epitaxial Templating of C60 with a Molecular Monolayer.. nameOfConference



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  • Nielsen CB, Giovannitti A, Sbircea D-T et al. (2016). Molecular Design of Semiconducting Polymers for High-Performance Organic Electrochemical Transistors.. nameOfConference



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  • Rochford LA, Ramadan AJ, Holliday S et al. (2016). The effect of fluorination on the surface structure of truxenones. nameOfConference



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  • Nielsen CB, Hammerum S (2016). Secondary kinetic deuterium isotope effects. The CC cleavage of labeled tetramethylethylenediamine radical cations-Who gets to keep the electron?. nameOfConference



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  • Guilbert AA, Zbiri M, Jenart MV et al. (2016). New Insights into the Molecular Dynamics of P3HT:PCBM Bulk Heterojunction: A Time-of-Flight Quasi-Elastic Neutron Scattering Study.. nameOfConference



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  • Holliday S, Ashraf RS, Wadsworth A et al. (2016). High-efficiency and air-stable P3HT-based polymer solar cells with a new non-fullerene acceptor.. nameOfConference



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  • Biniek L, Nielsen CB (2016). Organic photovoltaics: More than ever, an Interdisciplinary field. nameOfConference


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  • Giovannitti A, Nielsen CB, Rivnay J et al. (2016). Sodium and Potassium Ion Selective Conjugated Polymers for Optical Ion Detection in Solution and Solid State. nameOfConference



    Citations: 24
  • Yue W, Nikolka M, Xiao M et al. (2016). Azaisoindigo conjugated polymers for high performance n-type and ambipolar thin film transistor applications. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 34
  • Ramadan AJ, Nielsen CB, Holliday S et al. (2016). Organic/inorganic epitaxy: Commensurate epitaxial growth of truxenone on Cu (111). nameOfConference


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  • Dimitrov SD, Schroeder BC, Nielsen CB et al. (2016). Singlet exciton lifetimes in conjugated polymer films for organic solar cells. nameOfConference



    Citations: 43
  • Nielsen CB, Holliday S, Chen HY et al. (2015). Non-Fullerene Electron Acceptors for Use in Organic Solar Cells. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 661
  • Schroeder BC, Kirkus M, Nielsen CB et al. (2015). Dithienosilolothiophene: A New Polyfused Donor for Organic Electronics. nameOfConference


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  • Yue W, Ashraf RS, Nielsen CB et al. (2015). A Thieno[3,2-b][1]benzothiophene Isoindigo Building Block for Additive- and Annealing-Free High-Performance Polymer Solar Cells. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 92
  • Nielsen CB, White AJP, McCulloch I (2015). Effect of Fluorination of 2,1,3-Benzothiadiazole. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 47
  • Ashraf RS, Meager I, Nikolka M et al. (2015). Chalcogenophene comonomer comparison in small band gap diketopyrrolopyrrole-based conjugated polymers for high-performing field-effect transistors and organic solar cells. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 234
  • Holliday S, Ashraf RS, Nielsen CB et al. (2015). A rhodanine flanked nonfullerene acceptor for solution-processed organic photovoltaics. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 306
  • Nielsen CB, Ashraf RS, Treat ND et al. (2015). 2,1,3-Benzothiadiazole-5,6-Dicarboxylic Imide - A Versatile Building Block for Additive- and Annealing-Free Processing of Organic Solar Cells with Efficiencies Exceeding 8%. nameOfConference



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  • Qiu W, Paetzold UW, Gehlhaar R et al. (2015). An electron beam evaporated TiO2 layer for high efficiency planar perovskite solar cells on flexible polyethylene terephthalate substrates. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 69
  • Rumer JW, Ashraf RS, Eisenmenger ND et al. (2015). Dual function additives: A small molecule crosslinker for enhanced efficiency and stability in organic solar cells. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 36
  • Schroeder BC, Nielsen CB, Westacott P et al. (2015). Effects of alkyl chain positioning on conjugated polymer microstructure and field-effect mobilities. nameOfConference


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  • Meager I, Nikolka M, Schroeder BC et al. (2014). Thieno[3,2-b]thiophene flanked isoindigo polymers for high performance ambipolar OFET applications. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 68
  • Meager I, Ashraf RS, Nielsen CB et al. (2014). Power conversion efficiency enhancement in diketopyrrolopyrrole based solar cells through polymer fractionation. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 11
  • Nielsen CB, Voroshazi E, Holliday S et al. (2014). Electron-deficient truxenone derivatives and their use in organic photovoltaics. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 20
  • Rumer JW, Schroeder BC, Nielsen CB et al. (2014). Bis-lactam-based donor polymers for organic solar cells: Evolution by design. nameOfConference


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  • Schroeder BC, Rossbauer S, Kline RJ et al. (2014). Benzotrithiophene copolymers: Influence of molecular packing and energy levels on charge carrier mobility. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 18
  • Dimitrov SD, Huang Z, Deledalle F et al. (2014). Towards optimisation of photocurrent from fullerene excitons in organic solar cells. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 27
  • Nielsen CB, McCulloch I (2013). Recent advances in transistor performance of polythiophenes. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 70
  • Nielsen CB, Ashraf RS, Rossbauer S et al. (2013). Post-polymerization ketalization for improved organic photovoltaic materials. nameOfConference


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  • Nielsen CB, Turbiez M, McCulloch I (2013). Recent advances in the development of semiconducting DPP-containing polymers for transistor applications. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 550
  • Bansal N, Reynolds LX, MacLachlan A et al. (2013). Influence of crystallinity and energetics on charge separation in polymer-inorganic nanocomposite films for solar cells.. nameOfConference



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  • Nielsen CB, Sohn EH, Cho DJ et al. (2013). Improved field-effect transistor performance of a benzotrithiophene polymer through ketal cleavage in the solid state. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 16
  • Zhong H, Li Z, Deledalle F et al. (2013). Fused dithienogermolodithiophene low band gap polymers for high-performance organic solar cells without processing additives. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 124
  • Bronstein H, Frost JM, Hadipour A et al. (2013). Effect of fluorination on the properties of a donor-acceptor copolymer for use in photovoltaic cells and transistors. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 152
  • Biniek L, Schroeder BC, Donaghey JE et al. (2013). New fused bis-thienobenzothienothiophene copolymers and their use in organic solar cells and transistors. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 34
  • Nielsen CB, Voroshazi E, Holliday S et al. (2013). Efficient truxenone-based acceptors for organic photovoltaics. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 32
  • Bakulin AA, Dimitrov SD, Rao A et al. (2013). Charge-transfer state dynamics following hole and electron transfer in organic photovoltaic devices. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 97
  • Dimitrov SD, Bakulin AA, Nielsen CB et al. (2012). On the energetic dependence of charge separation in low-band-gap polymer/fullerene blends. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 136
  • Biniek L, Schroeder BC, Nielsen CB et al. (2012). Recent advances in high mobility donor-acceptor semiconducting polymers. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 124
  • Schroeder BC, Ashraf RS, Thomas S et al. (2012). Synthesis of novel thieno[3,2-b]thienobis(silolothiophene) based low bandgap polymers for organic photovoltaics. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 54
  • Nielsen CB, Ashraf RS, Schroeder BC et al. (2012). Random benzotrithiophene-based donor-acceptor copolymers for efficient organic photovoltaic devices. nameOfConference


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  • McCulloch I, Ashraf RS, Biniek L et al. (2012). Design of semiconducting indacenodithiophene polymers for high performance transistors and solar cells. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 199
  • Kirkpatrick J, Nielsen CB, Zhang W et al. (2012). A systematic approach to the design optimization of light-absorbing indenofluorene polymers for organic photovoltaics. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 40
  • Dimitrov SD, Nielsen CB, Shoaee S et al. (2012). Efficient charge photogeneration by the dissociation of PC 70BM excitons in polymer/fullerene solar cells. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 53
  • Donaghey JE, Ashraf RS, Kim Y et al. (2011). Pyrroloindacenodithiophene containing polymers for organic field effect transistors and organic photovoltaics. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 41
  • Nielsen CB, Schroeder BC, Hadipour A et al. (2011). A benzotrithiophene-based low band gap polymer for polymer solar cells with high open-circuit voltage. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 40
  • Schroeder BC, Nielsen CB, Kim YJ et al. (2011). Benzotrithiophene Co-polymers with high charge carrier mobilities in field-effect transistors. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 48
  • Nielsen CB, Fraser JM, Schroeder BC et al. (2011). Benzotrithiophene - A planar, electron-rich building block for organic semiconductors. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 51
  • Mavrinskiy A, Nielsen CB, Reynolds JR et al. (2011). Influence of the alkyl mantle on the self-assembly of phenylene-thienylene- based oligomers. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 8
  • Tuladhar SM, Sims M, Kirkpatrick J et al. (2009). Influence of alkyl chain length on charge transport in symmetrically substituted poly(2,5-dialkoxy-p-phenylenevinylene) polymers. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 45
  • Tuladhar SM, Sims M, Choulis SA et al. (2009). Influence of side chain symmetry on the performance of poly(2,5-dialkoxy-p-phenylenevinylene): fullerene blend solar cells. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 17
  • Nielsen CB, Angerhofer A, Abboud KA et al. (2008). Discrete photopatternable π-conjugated oligomers for electrochromic devices. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 100
  • Sims M, Tuladhar SM, Nelson J et al. (2007). Correlation between microstructure and charge transport in poly(2,5-dimethoxy- p -phenylenevinylene) thin films. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 17
  • Nielsen CB, Bjørnholm T (2005). Structure-property relations of regiosymmetrical 3,4-dioxy-functionalized polythiophenes. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 19
  • Nielsen CB, Bjørnholm T (2004). New regiosymmetrical dioxopyrrolo- and dihydropyrrolo-functionalized polythiophenes. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 78
  • Laursen BW, Nørgaard K, Reitzel N et al. (2004). Macroscopic alignment of graphene stacks by langmuir-blodgett deposition of amphiphilic hexabenzocoronenes. nameOfConference


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    Citations: 42

Supervision

This is not an exhaustive list and I would be happy to discuss other project possibilities.