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Samson Jenekhe

Representative Publications

  • Ren, G.;  Schlenker,C. W.; Ahmed, E.;  Subramaniyan, S.; Olthof, S.; Kahn, A.;  Ginger, D. S.; Jenekhe, S. A. “Photoinduced Hole Transfer Becomes Suppressed with Diminished Driving Force in Polymer-Fullerene Solar Cells While Electron Transfer Remains Active,” Adv. Funct. Mater. 2013, 23, 1238-1249.


  • Strein, E.; Colbert, A.; Nagaoka, H.;  Subramaniyan, S.; Schlenker,C. W.; Janke, E.; Jenekhe, S. A.; Ginger, D. S. “Charge Generation and Energy Transfer in Hybrid Polymer/Infrared Quantum Dot Solar Cells,” Energy Environ. Sci. 2013, 6, 769-775.


  • Hahm, S. G.; Rho, Y.; Jung, J.; Kim, S. H.; Sajoto, T.; Kim, F. S.; Barlow, S.; Park, C. E.; Jenekhe, S. A.; Marder, S. R.; Ree, M.  “High-Performance n-Channel Thin-Film Field-Effect Transistors Based on a Nanowire-Forming Polymer,” Adv. Funct. Mater. 2013, 23, 2060-2071.


  • Tucker, N. M.; Briseno, A. L.; Acton, O.; Yip, H. L.; Ma, H.; Jenekhe, S. A.; Xia, Y.;  Jen, A. K. Y. “Solvent-Dispersed Benzothiadiazole-Tetrathiafulvalene Single-Crystal Nanowires and Their Application in Field-Effect Transistors,” ACS Appl. Mater.  Interfaces 2013, 5, 2320-2324.


  • Li, H.; Kim, F. S.; Ren, G.; Hollenbeck, E. C.; Subramaniyan, S.; Jenekhe, S. A. “Tetraazabenzodifluoranthene Diimides: New Building Blocks for Solution Processable N-Type Organic Semiconductors,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 5513-5517.


  • Hwang, Y. J.; Murari, N. M.; Jenekhe, S. A. “New n-Type Polymer Semiconductors Based on Naphthalene Diimide and Selenophene Derivatives for Organic Field-Effect Transistors,” Polym. Chem. 2013, 4, 3187-3195.


  • Earmme, T.; Jenekhe, S. A. “Improved electron injection and transport by use of baking soda as a low-cost, air-stable, n-dopant for solution-processed phosphorescent organic light-emitting diodes,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 2013, 102, 233305/1-4.


  • Shoaee, S.; Subramaniyan, S.; Xin, H.; Keiderling, C.; Tuladhar, P. S.; Jamieson, F.;  Jenekhe, S. A.; Durrant, J. R. “Charge photogeneration for a series of thiazolo-thiazole donor polymers blended with the fullerene electron acceptors PCBM and ICBA,” Adv. Funct. Mater.  2013, 23, 3286-3298.


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Awards & Activities

  •  Fellow, American Physical Society, 2003.
  •  Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2003.
  •  Boeing-Martin Professor of Engineering, University of Washington, 2000-present.
  •  The Weissberger-Williams Lecturer, Eastman Kodak Research Laboratories, Rochester, NY, Nov. 1996.
  •  Distinguished Lecturer, Materials Directorate, Air Force Materials Laboratory, Dayton, OH, June 1994.
  •  21ST Annual New Horizons in Physics Lecturer, SUNY – New Paltz, Fall 1990.
  •  Honeywell Star Inventor Award, Honeywell Inc., 1986.
  •  Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Honor Society, 1976.
  • Guest Co-Editor, Polymer Chemistry (Royal Society of Chemistry), Thematic Issue on Conjugated Polymers, 2013.
  • Editorial Board, Micro- and Nano-systems, 2009 – present.
  • Editorial Board, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2007 – present.
  • Guest Editor, Chemistry of Materials, Special Issue on Organic Electronics, vol. 16, No. 23, 2004.
  • Editorial Board, Chemistry of Materials (American Chemical Society), 1997 – 2002.
  • Editorial Board, Macromolecules (American Chemical Society), 1994 – 1996.


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