Publications

    1. Baikie, T., Y. Fang, J. M. Kadro, M. Schreyer, F. Wei, S. G. Mhaisalkar, M. Graetzel and T. J. White (2013). “Synthesis and crystal chemistry of the hybrid perovskite (CH3NH3)PbI3 for solid-state sensitised solar cell applications.” Journal of Materials Chemistry A 1(18): 5628-5641.
    2. Cai, Y., J. C. W. Ho, S. K. Batabyal, W. Liu, Y. Sun, S. G. Mhaisalkar and L. H. Wong (2013). “Nanoparticle-induced grain growth of carbon-free solution-processed CuIn(S,Se)2 solar cell with 6% efficiency.” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 5(5): 1533-1537.
    3. Elumalai, N. K., A. Saha, C. Vijila, R. Jose, Z. Jie and S. Ramakrishna (2013). “Enhancing the stability of polymer solar cells by improving the conductivity of the nanostructured MoO3 hole-transport layer.” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15(18): 6831-6841.
    4. Hong, J., W. Zhang, J. Ren and R. Xu (2013). “Photocatalytic reduction of CO2: A brief review on product analysis and systematic methods.” Analytical Methods 5(5): 1086-1097.
    5. Huang, X. H., C. Zhang, C. B. Tay, T. Venkatesan and S. J. Chua (2013). “Green luminescence from Cu-doped ZnO nanorods: Role of Zn vacancies and negative thermal quenching.” Applied Physics Letters 102(11): doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1061.4798240.
    6. Lee, R. L., P. D. Tran, S. S. Pramana, S. Y. Chiam, Y. Ren, S. Meng, L. H. Wong and J. Barber (2013). “Assembling graphitic-carbon-nitride with cobalt-oxide-phosphate to construct an efficient hybrid photocatalyst for water splitting application.” Catalysis Science and Technology 3(7): 1694-1698.
    7. Li, M., G. Xing, G. Xing, B. Wu, T. Wu, X. Zhang and T. C. Sum (2013). “Origin of green emission and charge trapping dynamics in ZnO nanowires.” Physical Review B – Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 87(11): DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.1187.115309.
    8. Liu, M., R. Chen, G. Adamo, F. MacDonald Kevin, J. Sie Edbert, C. Sum Tze, I. Zheludev Nikolay, H. Sun and J. Fan Hong (2013). Tuning the influence of metal nanoparticles on ZnO photoluminescence by atomic-layer-deposited dielectric spacer. Nanophotonics. 2:
    9. Liu, X., Q. Zhang, Q. Xiong and T. C. Sum (2013). “Tailoring the lasing modes in semiconductor nanowire cavities using intrinsic self-absorption.” Nano Letters 13(3): 1080-1085
    10. Min Lim, H., S. K. Batabyal, S. S. Pramana, L. H. Wong, S. Magdassi and S. G. Mhaisalkar (2013). “Chemical welding of binary nanoparticles: Room temperature sintering of CuSe and In2S3 nanoparticles for solution-processed CuInSxSe1-x solar cells.” Chemical Communications 49(47): 5351-5353.
    11. Nguyen, M., P. D. Tran, S. S. Pramana, R. L. Lee, S. K. Batabyal, N. Mathews, L. H. Wong and M. Graetzel (2013). “In situ photo-assisted deposition of MoS2 electrocatalyst onto zinc cadmium sulphide nanoparticle surfaces to construct an efficient photocatalyst for hydrogen generation.” Nanoscale 5(4): 1479-1482.
    12. Stoerzinger, K. A., M. Risch, J. Suntivich, W. M. Lu, J. Zhou, M. D. Biegalski, H. M. Christen, Ariando, T. Venkatesan and Y. Shao-Horn (2013). “Oxygen electrocatalysis on (001)-oriented manganese perovskite films: Mn valency and charge transfer at the nanoscale.” Energy & Environmental Science 6(5): 1582-1588.
    13. Tang, Y., Z. Jiang, G. Xing, A. Li, P. D. Kanhere, Y. Zhang, T. C. Sum, S. Li, X. Chen, Z. Dong and Z. Chen (2013). “Efficient Ag@AgCl cubic cage photocatalysts profit from ultrafast plasmon-induced electron transfer processes.” Advanced Functional Materials 23(23): 2932-2940.
    14. Wang, Y., J. Hong, W. Zhang and R. Xu (2013). “Carbon nitride nanosheets for photocatalytic hydrogen evolution: Remarkably enhanced activity by dye sensitization.” Catalysis Science and Technology 3(7): 1703-1711.
    15. Wang, Y., Y. Wang and R. Xu (2013). “Photochemical deposition of Pt on CdS for H2 evolution from water: Markedly enhanced activity by controlling Pt reduction environment.” Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117(2): 783-790.
    16. Xi, L., S. Y. Chiam, W. F. Mak, P. D. Tran, J. Barber, S. C. J. Loo and L. H. Wong (2013). “A novel strategy for surface treatment on hematite photoanode for efficient water oxidation.” Chemical Science 4(1): 164-169.
    17. Xing, G., Y. Liao, X. Wu, S. Chakrabortty, X. Liu, E. K. L. Yeow, Y. Chan and T. C. Sum (November, 2012). “Ultralow-threshold two-photon pumped amplified spontaneous emission and lasing from seeded CdSe/CdS nanorod heterostructures.” ACS Nano 6(12): 10835-10844.
    18. Xing, G., J. Luo, H. Li, B. Wu, X. Liu, C. H. A. Huan, H. J. Fan and T. C. Sum (2013). “Ultrafast Exciton Dynamics and Two-Photon Pumped Lasing from ZnSe Nanowires.” Advanced Optical Materials 1(4): 319-326.
    19. Xu, Y., J. Lian, N. Mishra and Y. Chan (2013). “Multifunctional Semiconductor Nanoheterostructures via Site-Selective Silica Encapsulation.” Small 9(11): 1908-1915.
    20. Zeng, S. W., Z. Huang, X. Wang, M. L. W, Z. Q. Liu, B. M. Zhang, S. Dhar, T. Venkatesan and Ariando (November, 2012). “The influence of La substitution and oxygen reduction in ambipolar La-doped YBa 2 Cu 3 O y thin films.” Superconductor Science and Technology 25(12): 124003.
    21. Zeng, X., S. S. Pramana, S. K. Batabyal, S. G. Mhaisalkar, X. Chen and K. B. Jinesh (2013). “Low temperature synthesis of wurtzite zinc sulfide (ZnS) thin films by chemical spray pyrolysis.” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15(18): 6763-6768.
    22. Zhang, Q., X. Liu, M. I. B. Utama, J. Zhang, M. De La Mata, J. Arbiol, Y. Lu, T. C. Sum and Q. Xiong (November, 2012). “Highly enhanced exciton recombination rate by strong electron-phonon coupling in single ZnTe nanobelt.” Nano Letters 12(12): 6420-6427.
    23. Zhang, Y., Y. Tang, X. Liu, Z. Dong, H. H. Hng, Z. Chen, T. C. Sum and X. Chen (2013). “Three-dimensional CdS-titanate composite nanomaterials for enhanced visible-light-driven hydrogen evolution.” Small 9(7): 996-1002.
    24. Anjusree, G. S., A. Bhupathi, A. Balakrishnan, S. Vadukumpully, K. R. V. Subramanian, N. Sivakumar, S. Ramakrishna, S. V. Nair and A. S. Nair (2013). “Fabricating fiber, rice and leaf-shaped TiO2 by tuning the chemistry between TiO2 and the polymer during electrospinning.” RSC Advances 3(37): 16720-16727.
    25. Cao, S. W., X. F. Liu, Y. P. Yuan, Z. Y. Zhang, J. Fang, S. C. J. Loo, J. Barber, T. C. Sum and C. Xue (2013). “Artificial photosynthetic hydrogen evolution over g-C3N 4 nanosheets coupled with cobaloxime.” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15(42): 18363-18366.
    26. Cao, X., D. Qi, S. Yin, J. Bu, F. Li, C. F. Goh, S. Zhang and X. Chen (2013). “Ambient Fabrication of Large-Area Graphene Films via a Synchronous Reduction and Assembly Strategy.” Advanced Materials 25(21): 2957-2962.
    27. Dongwook, L., S. Jiwon, Z. Xi, L. Jiyoul, S. Hyeon-Jin, M. C. Jacqueline, S. Taeho, L. Jaichan, L. Hangil and S. Haibin (2013). “Quantum confinement-induced tunable exciton states in graphene oxide.” Scientific Reports 3: DOI:10.1038/srep02250.
    28. Elumalai, N. K., T. M. Jin, V. Chellappan, R. Jose, S. K. Palaniswamy, S. Jayaraman, H. K. Raut and S. Ramakrishna (2013). “Electrospun ZnO Nanowire Plantations in the Electron Transport Layer for High-Efficiency Inverted Organic Solar Cells.” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 5(19): 9396-9404.
    29. Koh, T. M., H. Li, K. Nonomura, N. Mathews, A. Hagfeldt, M. Grätzel, S. G. Mhaisalkar and A. C. Grimsdale (2013). “Photovoltage enhancement from cyanobiphenyl liquid crystals and 4-tert-butylpyridine in Co(ii/iii) mediated dye-sensitized solar cells.” Chemical Communications 49(80): 9101-9103.
    30. Koh, T. M., K. Nonomura, N. Mathews, A. Hagfeldt, M. Grätzel, S. G. Mhaisalkar and A. C. Grimsdale (2013). “Influence of 4-tert-butylpyridine in DSCs with CoII/III redox mediator.” Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117(30): 15515-15522.
    31. Kumar, M. H., N. Mathews, P. P. Boix, K. Nonomura, S. Powar, L. Y. Ming, M. Graetzel and S. G. Mhaisalkar (2013). “Decoupling light absorption and charge transport properties in near IR-sensitized Fe2O3 regenerative cells.” Energy and Environmental Science 6(11): 3280-3285.
    32. Li, F., J. R. Jennings and Q. Wang (2013). “Determination of Sensitizer Regeneration Efficiency in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells.” ACS Nano 7(9): 8233-8242.
    33. Li, F., J. R. Jennings, Q. Wang, J. Chua, N. Mathews, S. G. Mhaisalkar, S. J. Moon, S. M. Zakeeruddin and M. Grätzel (2013). “Determining the conductivities of the two charge transport phases in solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells by impedance spectroscopy.” Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117(21): 10980-10989.
    34. Lian, J., K. Anggara, M. Lin and Y. Chan (2013). “Formation of Hollow Iron Oxide Tetrapods via a Shape-Preserving Nanoscale Kirkendall Effect.” Small: DOI: 10.1002/smll.201302006.
    35. Liao, Y., Y. Xu and Y. Chan (2013). “Semiconductor nanocrystals in sol-gel derived matrices.” Phys Chem Chem Phys 15(33): 13694-13704.
    36. Liu, Y., J. R. Jennings and Q. Wang (2013). “Efficient Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Using a Tetramethylthiourea Redox Mediator.” ChemSusChem: DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201300238.
    37. Miao, J., H. B. Yang, S. Y. Khoo and B. Liu (2013). “Electrochemical fabrication of ZnO-CdSe core-shell nanorod arrays for efficient photoelectrochemical water splitting.” Nanoscale 5(22): 11118-11124.
    38. Qi, D., H. Su, M. Bastjan, O. D. Jurchescu, T. M. Palstra, A. T. S. Wee, M. Rübhausen and A. Rusydi (2013). “Observation of Frenkel and charge transfer excitons in pentacene single crystals using spectroscopic generalized ellipsometry.” Applied Physics Letters 103(11): doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1061.4811758.
    39. Qi, D., L. Zheng, X. Cao, Y. Jiang, H. Xu, Y. Zhang, B. Yang, Y. Sun, H. H. Hng, N. Lu, L. Chi and X. Chen (2013). “Bio-inspired antireflective hetero-nanojunctions with enhanced photoactivity.” Nanoscale 5(24): 12383-12387.
    40. Sabba, D., N. Mathews, J. Chua, S. S. Pramana, H. K. Mulmudi, Q. Wang and S. G. Mhaisalkar (2013). “High-surface-area, interconnected, nanofibrillar TiO2 structures as photoanodes in dye-sensitized solar cells.” Scripta Materialia 68(7): 487-490.
    41. Sun, H., J. He, J. Wang, S.-Y. Zhang, C. Liu, T. Sritharan, S. Mhaisalkar, M.-Y. Han, D. Wang and H. Chen (2013). “Investigating the Multiple Roles of Polyvinylpyrrolidone for a General Methodology of Oxide Encapsulation.” Journal of the American Chemical Society 135(24): 9099-9110.
    42. Tay, Q., X. Liu, Y. Tang, Z. Jiang, T. C. Sum and Z. Chen (2013). “Enhanced photocatalytic hydrogen production with synergistic two-phase anatase/brookite TiO2 nanostructures.” Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117(29): 14973-14982.
    43. Wu, B., X. Wu, C. Guan, K. F. Tai, E. K. L. Yeow, H. J. Fan, N. Mathews and T. C. Sum (2013). “Uncovering loss mechanisms in silver nanoparticle-blended plasmonic organic solar cells.” Nature Communications 4: doi:10.1038/ncomms3004.
    44. Xia, X., D. Chao, X. Qi, Q. Xiong, Y. Zhang, J. Tu, H. Zhang and H. J. Fan (2013). “Controllable Growth of Conducting Polymers Shell for Constructing High-Quality Organic/Inorganic Core/Shell Nanostructures and Their Optical-Electrochemical Properties.” Nano Letters 13(9): 4562-4568.
    45. Xing, G., N. Mathews, S. Sun, S. S. Lim, Y. M. Lam, M. Graẗzel, S. Mhaisalkar and T. C. Sum (2013). “Long-range balanced electron-and hole-transport lengths in organic-inorganic CH3NH3PbI3.” Science 342(6156): 344-347.
    46. Zhou, T., Y. Du, A. Borgna, J. Hong, Y. Wang, J. Han, W. Zhang and R. Xu (2013). “Post-synthesis modification of a metal-organic framework to construct a bifunctional photocatalyst for hydrogen production.” Energy and Environmental Science 6(11): 3229-3234.
    47. Boix, P. P., Nonomura, K., Mathews, N., & Mhaisalkar, S. G. (2014). Current progress and future perspectives for organic/inorganic perovskite solar cells. Materials Today, 17(1), 16-23. doi: 10.1016/j.mattod.2013.12.002
    48. Dharani, S., Mulmudi, H. K., Yantara, N., Pham Thi Thu, T., Park, N. G., Graetzel, M., . . . Boix, P. P. (2014). High efficiency electrospun TiO2 nanofiber based hybrid organic-inorganic perovskite solar cell. Nanoscale, 6(3), 1675-1679. doi: 10.1039/c3nr04857h
    49. Ge, H., Hai, L., Prabhakar, R. R., Ming, L. Y., & Sritharan, T. (2014). Evolution of nanoplate morphology, structure and chemistry during synthesis of pyrite by a hot injection method. Rsc Advances, 4(32), 16489-16496. doi: 10.1039/c3ra47054g
    50. Goh, C. K. S., Wang, Y., Hong, J., & Xu, R. (2013). Carbon Nanospheres-A Dark Support for Effective Loading of Pt Catalyst and Protection of Dye Sensitizer in Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution. Science of Advanced Materials, 5(11), 1658-1666. doi: 10.1166/sam.2013.1621
    51. Hong, J., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Zhang, W., & Xu, R. (2013). Noble-Metal-Free NiS/C3N4 for Efficient Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution from Water. Chemsuschem, 6(12), 2263-2268. doi: 10.1002/cssc.201300647
    52. Koh, T. M., Fu, K., Fang, Y., Chen, S., Sum, T. C., Mathews, N., . . . Baikie, T. (2013). Formamidinium-Containing Metal-Halide: An Alternative Material for Near-IR Absorption Perovskite Solar Cells. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. doi: 10.1021/jp411112k
    53. Krishnamoorthy, T., Kunwu, F., Boix, P. P., Li, H., Koh, T. M., Leong, W. L., . . . Mhaisalkar, S. G. (2014). A swivel-cruciform thiophene based hole-transporting material for efficient perovskite solar cells. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2(18), 6305-6309. doi: 10.1039/C4TA00486H
    54. Kulkarni, S. A., Baikie, T., Boix, P. P., Yantara, N., Mathews, N., & Mhaisalkar, S. (2014). Band-gap tuning of lead halide perovskites using a sequential deposition process. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2(24), 9221-9225. doi: 10.1039/C4TA00435C
    55. Kumar, M. H., Yantara, N., Dharani, S., Graetzel, M., Mhaisalkar, S., Boix, P. P., & Mathews, N. (2013). Flexible, low-temperature, solution processed ZnO-based perovskite solid state solar cells. Chemical Communications, 49(94), 11089-11091. doi: 10.1039/c3cc46534a
    56. Lek, J. Y., Xing, G., Sum, T. C., & Lam, Y. M. (2013). Electron Transport Limitation in P3HT:CdSe Nanorods Hybrid Solar Cells. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 6(2), 894-902. doi: 10.1021/am4041515
    57. Li, Y., Wang, W., Leow, W. R., Zhu, B., Meng, F., Zheng, L., . . . Chen, X. (2014). Optoelectronics of Organic Nanofibers Formed by Co-assembly of Porphyrin and Perylenediimide. Small, n/a-n/a. doi: 10.1002/smll.201302964
    58. Liu, B., Liu, L.-M., Lang, X.-F., Wang, H.-Y., Lou, X. W., & Aydil, E. S. (2014). Doping high-surface-area mesoporous TiO2 microspheres with carbonate for visible light hydrogen production. Energy & Environmental Science. doi: 10.1039/C4EE00472H
    59. Liu, X., Zhang, Q., Yip, J. N., Xiong, Q., & Sum, T. C. (2013). Wavelength Tunable Single Nanowire Lasers Based on Surface Plasmon Polariton Enhanced Burstein–Moss Effect. Nano Letters, 13(11), 5336-5343. doi: 10.1021/nl402836x
    60. Liu, Y., Chua, K. T., Sum, T. C., & Gan, C. K. (2014). First-principles study of the lattice dynamics of Sb2S3. Phys Chem Chem Phys, 16(1), 345-350. doi: 10.1039/c3cp53879f
    61. Liu, Y., Zhang, W., Li, S., Cui, C., Wu, J., Chen, H., & Huo, F. (2013). Designable Yolk–Shell Nanoparticle@MOF Petalous Heterostructures. Chemistry of Materials, 26(2), 1119-1125. doi: 10.1021/cm4034319
    62. Lu, J., Zhang, K., Liu, X. F., Zhang, H., Sum, T. C., Castro Neto, A. H., & Loh, K. P. (2013). Order-disorder transition in a two-dimensional boron-carbon-nitride alloy. Nat Commun, 4, 2681. doi: 10.1038/ncomms3681
    63. Meng, F., Hervault, Y.-M., Shao, Q., Hu, B., Norel, L., Rigaut, S., & Chen, X. (2014). Orthogonally modulated molecular transport junctions for resettable electronic logic gates. Nature Communications, 5. doi: 10.1038/ncomms4023
    64. Niu, Z., Liu, L., Zhang, L., Shao, Q., Zhou, W., Chen, X., & Xie, S. (2014). A Universal Strategy to Prepare Functional Porous Graphene Hybrid Architectures. Advanced Materials, 26(22), 3681-3687. doi: 10.1002/adma.201400143
    65. Sun, S., Salim, T., Mathews, N., Duchamp, M., Boothroyd, C., Xing, G., . . . Lam, Y. M. (2014). The origin of high efficiency in low-temperature solution-processable bilayer organometal halide hybrid solar cells. Energy & Environmental Science, 7(1), 399-407. doi: 10.1039/C3EE43161D
    66. Wang, D., Kanhere, P., Li, M., Tay, Q., Tang, Y., Huang, Y., . . . Chen, Z. (2013). Improving Photocatalytic H2 Evolution of TiO2 via Formation of {001}–{010} Quasi-Heterojunctions. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117(44), 22894-22902. doi: 10.1021/jp407508n
    67. Wang, X., Liow, C., Qi, D., Zhu, B., Leow, W. R., Wang, H., . . . Li, S. (2014). Programmable Photo-Electrochemical Hydrogen Evolution Based on Multi-Segmented CdS-Au Nanorod Arrays. Advanced Materials, 26(21), 3506-3512. doi: 10.1002/adma.201306201
    68. Wong, J. I., Mishra, N., Xing, G., Li, M., Chakrabortty, S., Sum, T. C., . . . Yang, H. Y. (2014). Dual Wavelength Electroluminescence from CdSe/CdS Tetrapods. ACS Nano, 8(3), 2873-2879. doi: 10.1021/nn500030t
    69. Wu, J., Zan, X., Li, S., Liu, Y., Cui, C., Zou, B., . . . Huo, F. (2014). In situ synthesis of large-area single sub-10 nm nanoparticle arrays by polymer pen lithography. Nanoscale, 6(2), 749-752. doi: 10.1039/c3nr05033e
    70. Xiao, F.-X., Miao, J., & Liu, B. (2014a). Layer-by-Layer Self-Assembly of CdS Quantum Dots/Graphene Nanosheets Hybrid Films for Photoelectrochemical and Photocatalytic Applications. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136(4), 1559-1569. doi: 10.1021/ja411651e
    71. Xiao, F.-X., Miao, J., & Liu, B. (2014b). Self-assembly of aligned rutile@anatase TiO2 nanorod@CdS quantum dots ternary core-shell heterostructure: cascade electron transfer by interfacial design. Materials Horizons, 1(2), 259-263. doi: 10.1039/C3MH00097D
    72. Xing, G., Mathews, N., Sun, S., Lim, S. S., Lam, Y. M., Graetzel, M., . . . Sum, T. C. (2013). Long-Range Balanced Electron- and Hole-Transport Lengths in Organic-Inorganic CH3NH3PbI3. Science, 342(6156), 344-347. doi: 10.1126/science.1243167
    73. Yu, G., Liu, X., Xing, G., Chen, S., Ng, C. F., Wu, X., . . . Sum, T. C. (2013). Spatially-Resolved Ultrafast Optical Spectroscopy of Polymer-Grafted Residues on CVD Graphene. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 118(1), 708-713. doi: 10.1021/jp406675r
    74. Zhang, W., Lu, G., Cui, C., Liu, Y., Li, S., Yan, W., . . . Huo, F. (2014). A Family of Metal-Organic Frameworks Exhibiting Size-Selective Catalysis with Encapsulated Noble-Metal Nanoparticles. Advanced Materials, n/a-n/a. doi: 10.1002/adma.201400620
    75. Zhang, W., Lu, G., Li, S., Liu, Y., Xu, H., Cui, C., . . . Huo, F. (2014). Controlled incorporation of nanoparticles in metal-organic framework hybrid thin films. Chemical Communications, 50(33), 4296-4298. doi: 10.1039/c3cc49505a
    76. Zhao, J., Wong, J. I., Gao, J., Li, G., Xing, G., Zhang, H., . . . Zhang, Q. (2014). Larger [small pi]-extended anti-/syn-aroylenediimidazole polyaromatic compounds: synthesis, physical properties, self-assembly, and quasi-linear conjugation effect. Rsc Advances, 4(34), 17822-17831. doi: 10.1039/C4RA01049CElumalai, N. K., C. Vijila, R. Jose, K. Z. Ming, A. Saha and S. Ramakrishna (2013). “Simultaneous improvements in power conversion efficiency and operational stability of polymer solar cells by interfacial engineering.” Phys Chem Chem Phys 15(43): 19057-19064.
    77. Zhou, T., Du, Y., Borgna, A., Hong, J., Wang, Y., Han, J., . . . Xu, R. (2013). Postc-synthesis modification of a metalc-organic framework to construct a bifunctional photocatalyst for hydrogen production. Energy & Environmental Science, 6(11), 3229-3234. doi: 10.1039/c3ee41548a