Conjugated polymers

Formation and Structure of Lyotropic Liquid Crystalline Mesophases in Donor-Acceptor Semiconducting Polymers,” C.R. Bridges, M.J. Ford, B.C. Popere, G.C. Bazan, R.A. Segalman. (in press, September, 2016)

"Confined Crystallization in Lamellae Forming Poly(3-(2'-ethyl)hexylthiophene) (P3EHT) Block Copolymers," E.C. Davidson, B.S. Beckingham, V. Ho, R.A. Segalman, J. of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 2015. DOI: 10.1002/polb.23904

"Role of Side-Chain Branching on Thin-Film Structure and Electronic Properties of Polythiophenes," S. Himmelberger, D.T. Duong, J.E. Northrup, J. Rivnay, F.P.V. Koch, B.S. Beckingham, N. Stingelin, R.A. Segalman, S.C.B. Mannsfeld, A. Salleo, Advanced Functional Materials, 2015, 25(17), 2616-2624.

"Melting Behavior of Poly(3-(2'-ethyl)hexylthiophene)," B.S. Beckingham, V. Ho, R.A. Segalman, Macromolecules, 2014, 47 (23), 8305-8310.

"Formation of a Rigid Amorphous Fraction in Poly(3-(2'-ethyl)hexylthiophene," B.S. Beckingham, V. Ho, R.A. Segalman, Macro Letters, 2014, 3 (7), 684-688.

"Mechanism of Crystallization and Implications for Charge Transport in Poly(3-ethylhexylthiophene) Thin Films," D.T. Duong, V. Ho, Z. Shang, S. Mollinger, S.C.B. Mannsfeld, J. Dacuna, M.F. Tony, R.A. Segalman, A. Salleo, Advanced Functional Materials, 2014, 24 (28), 4515-4521.

"Control of thermal and optoelectronic properties in conjugated poly(3-alkylthiophenes)," V. Ho, B.S. Beckingham, H.H. Ng, R.A. Segalman, MRS Communications, 2014, 4 (2), 45-50.

"Dynamics of Magnetic Alignment in Rod-Coil Block Copolymers," B.L. McCulloch, G. Portale, W. Bras, J.A. Pople, A. Hexemer, R.A. Segalman, Macromolecules, 2013, 46(11), 4462-4471.

"Polymer Chain Shape of Poly(3-alkylthiophenes) in Solution Using Small-Angle Neutron Scattering," B.L. McCulloch, V. Ho, M.L. Hoarfrost, C. Stanley, C. Do, R.A. Segalman, Macromolecules, 2013, 46(5), 1899-1907.

"Morphology and Thermodynamic Properties of a Copolymer with an Electronically Conducting Block: Poly(3-ethylhexylthiophene)-block-poly(ethylene oxide)," S.N. Patel, A.E. Javier, K.M. Beers, J.A. Pople, V. Ho, R.A. Segalman, N.P. Balsara, Nano Lett, 2012, 12(9), 4901-4906.

"Increased Order-Disorder Transition Temperature for a Rod-Coil Block Copolymer in the Presence of a Magnetic Field," B.L. McCulloch, G. Portale, W. Bras, R.A. Segalman, Macromolecules, 2011, 44(19), 7503-7507.

"Real-Time Observation of Poly(3-alkylthiophene) Crystallization and Correlation with Transient Optoelectronic Properties," B.W. Boudouris, V. Ho, L.H. Jimison, M.F. Toney, A. Salleo, R.A. Segalman, Macromolecules, 2011, 44(17), 6653-6658.

"Poly(3-alkylthiophene) Diblock Copolymers with Ordered Microstructures and Continuous Semiconducting Pathways," V. Ho, B.W. Boudouris, B.L. McCulloch, C.G. Shuttle, M. Burkhardt, M.L. Chabinyc, R.A. Segalman, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133 (24), 9270-9273.

"Tuning Polythiophene Crystallization through Systematic Side Chain Functionalization," V. Ho, B.W. Boudouris, R.A. Segalman, Macromolecules, 2010, 43 (19), 7895-7899.

"Liquid Crystalline Orientation of Rod Blocks Within lamellar Nanostructures from Rod-Coil Diblock Copolymers," B.D. Olsen, X. Gu, A. Hexemer, E. Gann, R.A. Segalman, Macromolecules 2010, 43(16), 6531-6534.

"Synthesis and Characterization of Fluorinated Heterofluorene-Containing Donor-Acceptor Systems," K. Geramita, Y.F. Tao, R.A. Segalman, T.D. Tilley, J Org Chem, 2010, 75(6), 1871-1876.

"Block Copolymers for Organic Optoelectronics," R.A. Segalman, B. McCulloch, S. Kirmayer, J.J. Urban, Macromolecules, 42(23), pp 9205-9216, 2009.

"The Relationship Between Morphology and Performance of Donor-Acceptor Rod-Coil Block Copolymer Solar Cells," Y. Tao, B. McCulloch, S. Kim and R.A. Segalman, Soft Matter, 2009, 5, 4219-4230.

"Synthesis and Self-Assembly of Poly(diethylhexyloxy-p-phenylenevinylene)-b-poly(methyl methacrylate) Rod-Coil Block Copolymers," C-C Ho, Y-H Lee, C-A Dai, R.A. Segalman and W-F Su, Macromolecules, 2009, 42(12), 4208-4219.

"Rheological Properties and the Mechanical Signatures of Phase Transitions in Weakly Segregated Rod-Coil Block Copolymers," B. D. Olsen, N. P. Teclemariam, S. J. Muller, and R.A. Segalman, Soft Matter, 2009, 5(12), 2453-2462.

"Near-Surface and Internal Lamellar Structure and Orientation in Thin Films of Rod-Coil Block Copolymers," B. D. Olsen, X. Li, J. Wang and R.A. Segalman, Soft Matter, 2009, 5, 182-192.

"Synthesis and Characterizing of 2,7-bis(pentafluorophenylethynyl) hexafluoroheterofluorenes: New Materials with High Electron Affinities," K. Geramita, J. McBee, Y. Tao, R.A. Segalman and T. D. Tilley, Chem Comm, 2008, 41, 5107-5109.

"Self-Assembly of Rod-Coil Block Copolymers and their Application in Electroluminescent Devices," Y. Tao, B. Ma and R.A. Segalman, Macromolecules, 2008, 41(19), 7152-7159.

"Universalization of the Phase Diagram for a Model Rod-Coil Diblock Copolymer," B. D. Olsen, M. Shah, V. Ganesan and R.A. Segalman, Macromolecules, 2008, 41(18), 6809-6817.

"Self-Assembly of Rod-Coil Block Copolymers," B. D. Olsen and R.A. Segalman, Mat Sci Eng R, 2008, 62(2), 37-66.

"Square Grains in Asymmetric Rod-Coil Block Copolymers," B.D. Olsen, M.F. Toney, R.A. Segalman, Langmuir, 2008, 24 (5), 1604-1607.

"Crystalline Structure in Thin Films of DEH-PPV Homopolymer and PPV-b-PI Rod-Coil Block Copolymers," B.D. Olsen, D. Alcazar, V. Krikorian, M.F. Toney, E.L. Thomas, R.A. Segalman, Macromolecules, 2008, 41(1), 58-66.

"Hierarchical Nanostructure Control in Rod-Coil Block Copolymers with Magnetic Fields," Y. Tao, H. Zohar, B.D. Olsen, and R.A. Segalman, Nano Lett, 2007, 7(9), 2742-2746.

"Non-Lamellar Phases in Asymmetric Rod-Coil Block Copolymers," B.D. Olsen and R.A. Segalman, Macromolecules, 2007, 40(19), 6922-6929.

"Domain Size Control in Self-Assembling Rod-Coil Block Copolymer and Homopolymer Blends," Y. Tao, B.D. Olsen, V. Ganesan and R.A. Segalman, Macromolecules, 2007, 40(9), 3320-3327.

"Thin Film Structure of Symmetric Rod-Coil Block Copolymers," B.D. Olsen , X. Li, J. Wang and R.A. Segalman, Macromolecules, 2007, 40(9), 3287-3295.

"Analysis of Order Formation in Block Copolymer Thin Films using Resonant Soft X-ray Scattering," J. Virgili, Y. Tao, J.B. Kortright, N.P. Balsara and R.A. Segalman, Macromolecules, 2007, 40(6), 2092-2099.

"Phase Transitions in Asymmetric Rod-Coil Block Copolymers," B.D. Olsen, R.A. Segalman, Macromolecules, 2006, 39, 7078-7083.

"Higher order liquid crystallinity in low polydispersity poly(phenylene vinylenes)," B.D. Olsen, S.Y. Jang, J. Luning, and R.A. Segalman, Macromolecules, 2006; 39(13), 4469-4479.

"Structure and Thermodynamics of Weakly Segregated Rod-Coil Block Copolymers," B.D. Olsen and R.A. Segalman, Macromolecules, 2005, 38(24), 10127 - 10137.