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Publications (2011 - present)

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62   Long-Term Effects of Impurities on the Particle Size and Optical Emission of Carbon Dots
Nasir Javed, Deirdre M. O'Carroll
Nanoscale Advances, in press (2020).

61   Strong Plasmon–Exciton Coupling in Ag Nanoparticle—Conjugated Polymer Core-Shell Hybrid Nanostructures
Christopher E. Petoukhoff, Keshav M. Dani, Deirdre M. O'Carroll
Polymers 12, 2141 (2020)

60   Structural, Optical, and Electrical Properties of Silver Gratings Prepared by Nanoimprint Lithography of Nanoparticle Ink
Fionnuala McGrath, Jing Qian. Kelsey Gwynne, Cindy Kumah, Dermot Daly, Calin Hrelescu, Xia Zhang, Deirdre M. O'Carroll, A. Louise Bradley
Applied Surface Science 537, 147892 (2020)

59   Modification of Luminescence from Dual-Emission Molecules by Plasmonic Surfaces
Z. Shen, Z. Cheng, J. I. Tracey, C. Kumah, D. M. O'Carroll
The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 124, 17218-17226 (2020)

58   Optical and Electrical Properties of Organic Semiconductor Thin Films on Aperiodic Plasmonic Metasurfaces
Z. Cheng, N. Javed, D. M. O'Carroll
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 12, 35579-35587 (2020)

57   Identification of the Local Electrical Properties of Crystalline and Amorphous Domains in Electrochemically Doped Conjugated Polymer Thin Films
H. Maddali, K. L. House, T. J. Emge, D. M. O'Carroll
RSC Advances 10, 21454-21463 (2020)

56   Rational design of a high-efficiency, multivariate metal–organic framework phosphor for white LED bulbs
W. P. Lustig, Z. Shen, S. J. Teat, N. Javed, E. Velasco, D. M. O'Carroll, J. Li
Chemical Science 11, 1814-1824 (2020)

55   Blending Ionic and Coordinate Bonds in Hybrid Semiconductor Materials: A General Approach toward Robust and Solution-Processable Covalent/Coordinate Network Structures
X. Hei, W. Liu, K. Zhu, S. J. Teat, S. Jensen, M. Li, D. M. O’Carroll, K. Wei, K. Tan, M. Cotlet, T. Thonhauser, J. Li
Journal of the American Chemical Society 142, 4242-4253 (2020)

54   Investigation of the role of polyol molecular weight in the polyol synthesis of silver nanoparticles
J. I. Tracey, S. Aziz, D. M. O'Carroll
Materials Research Express 6, 115067 (2019)

53   Influence of Partially-Oxidized Silver Back Electrodes on the Electrical Properties and Stability of Organic Semiconductor Diodes
Z. Cheng, Y. Wang, D. M. O'Carroll
Organic Electronics 70, 179-185 (2019)

52   Highly Efficient and Very Robust Blue-Excitable Yellow Phosphors Built on Multiple-Stranded One-Dimensional Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Chains
Y. Fang, C. A. Sojdak, G. Dey, S. J. Teat, M. Li, M. Cotlet, K. Zhu, W. Liu, L. Wang, D. M. O'Carroll, J. Li
Chemical Science 10, 5363-5372 (2019)

51   Organic Photonic Nanostructures
D. M. O'Carroll
Handbook of Organic Materials for Electronic and Photonic Devices, Chapter 4, 111-138 (2019).

50   Hybrid Plasmonic Au–TiN Vertically Aligned Nanocomposites: A Nanoscale Platform Towards Tunable Optical Sensing
X. Wang, J. Jian, S. Diaz-Amaya, C. E. Kumah, P. Lu, J. Huang, D. Gen Lim, V. G. Pol, J. P. Youngblood, A. Boltasseva, L. A. Stanciu, D. M. O'Carroll, X. Zhang, H. Wang
Nanoscale Advances 1, 1045-1054 (2019).

49   Short-Wavelength Lasing-Spasing and Random Spasing with Deeply-Subwavelength Thin-Film Gain Media
J. I. Tracey, D. M. O'Carroll
Adv. Funct. Mater. 28, 1802630-1-9 (2018).

48   Plasmonic Sphere-on-Plane Systems with Semiconducting Polymer Spacer Layers
B. Yu, J. I. Tracey, Z. Cheng, M. Vacha, D. M. O'Carroll
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.
20, 11749-11757 (2018).

47   Aperiodic Porous Metasurface-Mediated Organic Semiconductor Fluorescence
Z. Shen, K. Zhu, D. M. O'Carroll
ACS Photonics 5, 1215-1227 (2018).

46   Pressure Effects on Interfacial Surface Contacts and Performance of Organic Solar Cells
B. Agyei-Tuffour, N. Y. Doumon, E. R. Rwenyagila, J. Asare, O. K. Oyewole, Z. Shen, C. E. Petoukhoff, M. G. Zebaze Kana, D. M. O'Carroll, W. O. Soboyejo
J. Appl. Phys. 122, 205501 (2017).

45   All-in-One: Achieving Robust, Strongly Luminescent and Highly Dispersible Hybrid Materials by Combining Ionic and Coordinate Bonds in Molecular Crystals
W. Liu, K. Zhu, S. J. Teat, G. Dey, Z. Shen, L. Wang, D. M. O’Carroll, J. Li
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 139, 9281-9290 (2017).

44   A Systematic Approach to Achieving High Performance Hybrid Lighting Phosphors with Excellent Thermal- and Photostability
Y. Fang, W. Liu, S. J. Teat, G. Dey, Z. Shen, L. An, D. Yu, L. Wang, D. M. O'Carroll, J. Li
Adv. Funct. Mater. 27, 1603444 (2017).

43   Solution-Processed MoS2/Organolead Trihalide Perovskite Photodetectors
Y. Wang, R. Fullon, M. Acerce, C. E. Petoukhoff, J. Yang, C. Chen, S. Du, S. K. Lai, S. P. Lau, D. Voiry, D. O'Carroll, G. Gupta, A. D. Mohite, S. Zhang, H. Zhou, M. Chhowalla
Adv. Mater. 29, 1603995 (2017).

42   Ultrafast Charge Transfer and Enhanced Absorption in MoS2 - Organic van der Waals Heterojunctions using Plasmonic Metasurfaces
C. E. Petoukhoff, B. M. K. Mariserla, D. Voiry, I. Bozkurt, S. Deckoff-Jones, M. Chhowalla, D. M. O'Carroll, K. Dani
ACS Nano 10, 9899-9908 (2016).

41   Organic Optoelectronic Devices Incorporating Plasmonic Electrodes
D. M. O'Carroll, C. E. Petoukhoff, D. Vijapurapu
U. S. Patent 9263689 (2016).

40   Effects of Metal Film Thickness and Gain on the Coupling of Organic Semiconductor Exciton Emission to Surface Plasmon Polaritons
A. K. Dalsania, J. Kohl, C. E. Kumah, Z. Shen, C. E. Petoukhoff, C. M. Carter, D. M. O’Carroll
J. Mater. Chem. C 4, 10111-10119 (2016).

39   Cost, Energy and Emissions Assessment of Organic Polymer Light-Emitting Device Architectures
C. M. Carter, J. Cho, A. Glanzer, N. Kamcev, D. M. O’Carroll
J. Cleaner Prod. 137, 1418-1431 (2016).

38   Effects of Conjugated Polymer Incorporation on the Morphology and Energy Harvesting of Solution-Processed Phthalocyanine-Based Thin-Films
G. Z. Cheung, B. Yu, M. Liu, Z. Gong, J. Kohl, C. E. Petoukhoff, P. Piotrowiak, D. M. O’Carroll
Synth. Met. 220, 469-476 (2016).

37   Oxidation of Planar and Plasmonic Ag Surfaces by Exposure to O2/Ar Plasma for Organic Optoelectronic Applications
C. E. Petoukhoff, C. Antonick, B. M. Krishna M., K. M. Dani, D. M. O'Carroll
MRS Advances
1, 943-948 (2016).

36   Influence of Pressure on Contacts between Layers in Organic Photovoltaic Cells
B. Agyei-Tuffour, E. R. Rwenyagila, J. Asare, O. K. Oyewole, M. G. Zebaze Kana, D. M. O’Carroll, W. O. Soboyejo
Adv. Mater. Res. 1132, 204-216 (2016).

35   The Role of Photonics in Energy
Z. H. Kafafi, A. F. Nogueira, R. J. Martín-Palma, D. M. O’Carroll, J. J. Pietron, I. D.W. Samuel, F. So, N. Tansu, L. Tsakalakos
J. Photon. Energy
5, 050997-1-44 (2015).

34   Absorption-Induced Scattering and Surface Plasmon Out-Coupling from Absorber-Coated Plasmonic Metasurfaces
C. E. Petoukhoff, D. M. O'Carroll
Nat. Commun. 6, 7899-1-13 (2015).

33   Mode-Specific Study of Nanoparticle-Mediated Optical Interactions in an Absorber/Metal Thin Film System
B. Yu, J. Woo, M. Kong, D. M. O'Carroll
Nanoscale 7, 13196-13206 (2015).

32   Nanoporous Silver Thin Films: Multifunctional Platforms for Influencing Chain Morphology and Optical Properties of Conjugated Polymers
Z. Shen, D. M. O'Carroll
Adv. Funct. Mater.
25, 3302-3313 (2015).

31   Luminescent Optical Detection of Volatile Electron Deficient Compounds by Conjugated Polymer Nanofibers
A. Wade, P. Lovera, D. O'Carroll, H. Doyle, G. Redmond
Anal. Chem. 87, 4421-4428 (2015).

30   Plasmonic Electrodes for Bulk-Heterojunction Organic Photovoltaics: A Review
C. E. Petoukhoff, Z. Shen, M. Jain, A. Chang, D. M. O'Carroll
J. Photon. Energy, 5, 057002-1-28 (2015).

29   Gold Nanowire and Nanorod Plasmonic Mechanisms for Increasing Ultra-Thin Organic Photovoltaic Active Layer Absorption
R. Thomas, L. Fabris, D. M. O'Carroll
Plasmonics, 9, 1283-1301 (2014).

28   Enhancing Surface Plasmon Leakage at the Metal/Semiconductor Interface: Towards Increased Light Outcoupling Efficiency in Organic Optoelectronics
J. Kohl, J. A. Pantina, D. M. O'Carroll
Opt. Express, 22, 7644-7656 (2014).

27   Computational Comparison of Conventional and Inverted Organic Photovoltaic Performance Parameters with Varying Metal Electrode Surface Workfunction
C. E. Petoukhoff, D. K. Vijapurapu, D. M. O'Carroll
Sol. Energ. Mat. Sol. Cells, 120, 572-583 (2014).

26   Conjugated Polymer-Based Photonic Nanostructures
D. M. O'Carroll, C. E. Petoukhoff, J. Kohl, B. Yu, C. M. Carter, S. Goodman
Poly. Chem. 4, 5181-5196 (2013), review paper.

25   Absorption and Scattering Effects by Silver Nanoparticles Near the Interface of Organic/Inorganic Semiconductor Tandem Films
C. T. Nemes, D. K. Vijapurapu, C. E. Petoukhoff, G. Z. Cheung, D. M. O’Carroll     
J. Nanopart. Res. 15:1801 (2013).

24   Light Management in Ultra-Thin Polythiophene Films using Plasmonic Monopole Nanoantennas
B. Yu, S. Goodman, A. Abdelaziz, D. M. O’Carroll
Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 151106 (2012).

23   Metal-Polymer-Metal Split-Dipole Nanoantennas
D. M. O'Carroll, J. Fakonas, D. M. Callahan, M. Schierhorn, H. A. Atwater
Adv. Mater. 24, OP136-OP142 (2012).

22   Surface Plasmon and Photonic Mode Propagation in Gold Nanotubes with Varying Wall Thickness
J. Kohl, M. Fireman, D. M. O'Carroll
Phys. Rev. B 84, 235118 (2011)

    Pre-Rutgers (2007 - 2011)

21   Absorption Induced Transparency
J. A. Hutchison, D. M. O’Carroll, T. Schwartz, C. Genet, T. W. Ebbesen
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 50, 2085-2089 (2011).

20   Conjugated Polymer/Metal Nanowire Heterostructure Plasmonic Antennas
D. M. O’Carroll, C. E. Hofmann, H. A. Atwater
Adv. Mater. 22, 1223-1227 (2010) frontispiece.

19   Luminescent Conjugated Polymer Nanowire Y-Junctions with On-Branch Molecular Anisotropy
D. O’Carroll, D. Iacopino, G. Redmond
Adv. Mater.
21, 1160-1165 (2009).

18   Highly Anisotropic Luminescence from Poly(9,9-dioctylfluorene) Nanowires Doped with Orientationally Ordered Beta-phase Polymer Chains
D. O’Carroll, G. Redmond
Chem. Mater.
20, 6501-6508 (2008).

17   Alignment and Dynamic Manipulation of Conjugated Polymer Nanowires in Nematic Liquid Crystal Hosts
S. Moynihan, P. Lovera, D. O’Carroll, D. Iacopino, G. Redmond

Adv. Mater. 20, 2497-2502 (2008).

16   Template Synthesis of Highly Oriented Polyfluorene Nanotube Arrays
S. Moynihan, D. Iacopino, D. O’Carroll, P. Lovera, G. Redmond

Chem. Mater.
20, 996-1003 (2008).

15   Polyfluorene Nanowires with Pronounced Axial Texturing Prepared by Melt Assisted Template Processing
D. O’Carroll, J. Irwin, D. Tanner, G. Redmond
Mater. Sci. Eng. B
147, 298-302 (2008).

14   Polyfluorene Nanowire Active Waveguides as Sub-Wavelength Polarized Light Sources
D. O’Carroll, G. Redmond
Physica E 40 (7) 2468-2473 (2008).

13   Poly(9,9-dioctylfluorene) Nanowires with Pronounced Beta-Phase Morphology: Synthesis, Characterization and Optical Properties
D. O’Carroll, D. Iacopino, A. O’Riordan, P. Lovera, É. O’Connor, G. A. O’Brien, G. Redmond
Adv. Mater. 20, 42-48, (2008).

12   Emission Colour Tuning in Semiconducting Polymer Nanotubes by Energy Transfer to Organo-Lanthanide Dopants
S. Moynihan, D. Iacopino, D. O’Carroll, H. Doyle, D. A. Tanner, G. Redmond
Adv. Mater. 19, 2474-2479 (2007).

11   Melt Processed Polyfluorene Nanowires as Active Waveguides
D. O’Carroll, I. Lieberwirth, G. Redmond
3, 1178 (2007).

10   Microcavity Effects and Optically Pumped Lasing in Single Conjugated Polymer Nanowires
D. O’Carroll, I. Lieberwirth, G. Redmond
Nature Nanotech. 2, 180 (2007) cover article.

9   Synthesis of Pentacene Nanotubes by Melt-Assisted Template Wetting
C. Barrett, D. Iacopino, D. O’Carroll, G. De Marzi, D. A. Tanner, A. J. Quinn, G. Redmond
Chem. Mater. 19, 338 (2007) cover article.

    Conference Papers (extended papers only):

8   Optical and Electrical Properties of Plasmonic Electrodes for Inverted Fabrication of Organic Semiconductor Devices
Z. Cheng, D. M. O'Carroll
47th IEEE PVSC Proc. (2020), accepted.

7   Native-Metal-Oxide-Coated Plasmonic Electrode Metasurfaces for Nanophotonic Light Trapping and Efficient Charge Collection.
D. M. O'Carroll, C. E. Petoukhoff, Z. Cheng, Z. Shen, C. M. Carter
th IEEE PVSC Proc. 3393-3395 (2017).

6   Influence of Organic Active Layer Morphology on Plasmonic Light-Trapping
D. M. O'Carroll, C. E. Petoukhoff
43rd IEEE PVSC Proc. 1072-1074 (2016), DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2016.7749777.

5   Plasmonic mode interactions with organic semiconductor gain media in nano-confined geometries
S. Goodman, D. M. O'Carroll
Proc. SPIE 9181, 91810Q-1-11 (2014).

4   Light Management for Conjugated Polymer-Based Photovoltaics
D. M. O’Carroll     
39th IEEE PVSC 2742-2745 (2013).

3   Surface Plasmon Assisted Absorption in Conjugated Polymer Thin Films and Devices
D. M. O’Carroll, A. X. Collopy, V. E. Ferry, H. A. Atwater
25th EU PVSEC / WCPEC-5 Proc. 834-837 (2010).

2   Polarized Luminescence from Single Polymer Nanowires and Aligned Nanowire Arrays
D. O’Carroll, A. O’Riordan, G. Redmond 
MRS Proc. 948, B09-04 (2007).

1   Waveguiding, Microcavity Effects and Optically Pumped Lasing in Single Melt Processed Polyfluorene Nanowires
D. O’Carroll, G. Redmond
MRS Proc. 965, S03-05 (2007).