121. Emily L. Kynaston, K. J. Winchell, Patrick Y. Yee, Joseph G. Manion, Arthur D. Hendsbee, Yuning Li, Sven Huettner, Sarah H. Tolbert, and Dwight S. Seferos. Poly(3-alkylthiophene)-block-poly(3-alkylselenophene)s: Conjugated Diblock Co-polymers with Atypical Self-Assembly Behavior. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2019, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b18795.


118. Shuyang Ye, Scott M. Foster, Adam A. Pollit, Susan Cheng and Dwight S. Seferos. The role of halogens in the catalyst transfer polycondensation for π-conjugated polymers. Chem. Sci., 2019, DOI: 10.1039/c8sc04808h.


117. D. Tyler Scholes, Patrick Y. Yee, George R. McKeown, Sheng Li, Hyeyeon Kang, Jeffrey R. Lindemuth, Xun Xia, Sophia C. King, Dwight S. Seferos, Sarah H. Tolbert, and Benjamin J. Schwartz. Designing Conjugated Polymers for Molecular Doping: The Roles of Crystallinity, Swelling, and Conductivity in Sequentially-Doped Selenophene-Based Copolymers. Chem. Mater., 2018, 31, 73–82.


116. Shuyang Ye, Lukasz Janasz, Wojciech Zajaczkowski, Joseph G. Manion, Anirban Mondal, Tomasz Marszalek, Denis Andrienko, Klaus Müllen, Wojciech Pisula, and Dwight S. Seferos. Self‐Organization and Charge Transport Properties of Selenium and Tellurium Analogues of Polythiophene. Macromol. Rapid Commun., 2018, 1800596.


115. Shawn A. Gregory, Akanksha K. Menon, Shuyang Ye, Dwight S. Seferos, John R. Reynolds, Shannon K. Yee. Effect of Heteroatom and Doping on the Thermoelectric Properties of Poly(3-alkylchalcogenophenes). Adv. Energy Mater., 2018, 8, 1802419.


114. Joseph G. Manion, Shuyang Ye, Andrew H. Proppe, Arnaud W. Laramée, George R. McKeown, Emily L. Kynaston, Shana O. Kelley, Edward H. Sargent, and Dwight S. Seferos. Examining Structure–Property–Function Relationships in Thiophene, Selenophene, and Tellurophene Homopolymers. ACS Appl. Energy Mater., 2018, 1, 5033–5042.


113. Andrew J. Tilley, Ryan D. Pensack, Emily L. Kynaston, Gregory D. Scholes, Dwight S. Seferos. Singlet Fission in Core–Shell Micelles of End-Functionalized Polymers. Chem. Mater., 2018, 30, 4409–4421.


112. George R. Mckeown, Joseph G. Manion, Alan J. Lough, Dwight S. Seferos. Synthesis of fused-ring aza-dipyrromethenes from aromatic nitriles. Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 8893-8896.


111. Gabrielle C. Hoover, Jennifer Ham, Connie Tang, Elisa I. Carrera, Dwight S. Seferos. Synthesis and self-assembly of thiol-modified tellurophenes. Can. J. Chem., 2018, 96, 929–933.


110. Ryan D. Pensack, Andrew J. Tilley, Christopher Grieco, Geoffrey E. Purdum, Evgeny E. Ostroumov, Devin B. Granger, Daniel G. Oblinsky, Jacob C. Dean, Grayson S. Doucette, John B. Asbury, Yueh-Lin Loo, Dwight S. Seferos, John E. Anthony, Gregory D. Scholes. Striking the right balance of intermolecular coupling for high-efficiency singlet fission. Chem. Sci., 2018, 9, 6240-6259.


109. Nimrat K. Obhi, Denise M. Peda, Emily L. Kynaston, Dwight S. Seferos. Exploring the Graft-To Synthesis of All-Conjugated Comb Copolymers Using Azide–Alkyne Click Chemistry. Macromolecules, 2018, 51, 2969–2978.


108. Yanhong Shi, Linlin Zhang, Tyler B. Schon, Huanhuan Li, Chaoying Fan, Xiaoying Li, Haifeng Wang, Xinglong Wu, Haiming Xie, Haizhu Sun, Dwight S. Seferos, Jingping Zhang. Porous Carbon with Willow-Leaf-Shaped Pores for High-Performance Supercapacitors. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9, 42699–42707.


106. Paniz Pahlavanlu, Andrew J. Tilley, Bryony T. McAllister, Dwight S. Seferos. Microwave Synthesis of Thionated Naphthalene Diimide-Based Small Molecules and Polymers. J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 12337–12345.


105. Ryan D. Pensack, Christopher Grieco, Geoffrey E. Purdum, Samuel M. Mazza, Andrew J. Tilley, Evgeny E. Ostroumov, Dwight S. Seferos, Yueh-Lin Loo, John B. Asbury, John E. Anthony and Gregory D. Scholes. Solution-processable, crystalline material for quantitative singlet fission. Mater. Horiz., 2017, 4, 915-923.


104. Mark B. Miltenburg, Tyler B. Schon, Emily L. Kynaston, Joseph G. Manion, and Dwight S. Seferos. Electrochemical Polymerization of Functionalized Graphene Quantum Dots. Chem. Mater., 2017, 29, 6611–6615.


103. Haizhu Sun, Zhenyu Yang, Mingyang Wei, Wei Sun, Xiyan Li, Shuyang Ye, Yongbiao Zhao, Hairen Tan, Emily L. Kynaston, Tyler B. Schon, Han Yan, Zheng-Hong Lu, Geoffrey A. Ozin, Edward H. Sargent, Dwight S. Seferos. Chemically Addressable Perovskite Nanocrystals for Light-Emitting Applications. Adv. Mater., 2017, 29, 1701153.


102. Adam A. Pollit, Nimrat K. Obhi, Alan J. Lough and Dwight S. Seferos. Evaluation of an external initiating Ni(II) diimine catalyst for electron-deficient π-conjugated polymers. Polym. Chem., 2017, 8, 14108-4113.


101. Minh-Trung Dang, Trevor M. Grant, Han Yan, Dwight S. Seferos, Benoit H. Lessard, and Timothy P. Bender. Bis(tri-n-alkylsilyl oxide) silicon phthalocyanines: A Start to Establishing a Structure Property Relationship as both Ternary Additives and Non-Fullerene Electron Acceptors in Bulk Heterojunction Organic Photovoltaic Devices. J. Mat. Chem. A, 2017, 5, 12168-12182.


100. Bryony T. McAllister, Tyler B. Schon, Paul M. DiCarmine, and Dwight S. Seferos. A study of fused-ring thieno[3,4-e]pyrazine polymers as n-type materials for organic supercapacitors. Polym. Chem., 2017, 8, 5194-5202.


99. Elisa I. Carrera and Dwight S. Seferos. Ring Opening of π-Delocalized 2,5-Diphenyltellurophene by Chemical or Self-Sensitized Aerobic Photooxidation. Organometallics, 2017, 36, 2612–2621.


97. Naoki Shida, Daichi Okazaki, Tomoyuki Kurioka, Hiroki Nishiyama, Dwight S. Seferos, Ikuyoshi Tomita, and Shinsuke Inagi. Anodic Chlorination of Selenophene-Containing Polymers: Reaction Efficiency and Selective Reaction of Single Segment in Rod−Rod Diblockcopolymer. ChemElectroChem, 2016, 26, 6896-6903.


96. Joseph G. Manion, Dong Gao, Peter M. Brodersen, and Dwight S. Seferos. Insulating polymer additives in small molecule and polymer photovoltaics: how they are tolerated and their use as potential interlayers. J. Mat. Chem. C, 2017, 5, 3315-3322.


95. Emily L. Kynaston, Yuan Fang, Joseph G. Manion, Nimrat K. Obhi, Jane Y. Howe, Dmitrii F. Perepichka, and Dwight S. Seferos. Patchy Nanofibers from the Thin Film Self-Assembly of a Conjugated Diblock Copolymer. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 6152-6156.


94. Joseph Razzell-Hollis, Franziska Fleischli, Ashlee A. Jahnke, Natalie Stingelin, Dwight S. Seferos, and Ji-Seon Kim. Effects of Side-Chain Length and Shape on Polytellurophene Molecular Order and Blend Morphology. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121, 2088-2098.


92. Sean K. Liew, Aleksandra Holownia, Andrew J. Tilley, Elisa I. Carrera, Dwight S. Seferos, and Andrei K. Yudin. A Study of Boratriazaroles: An Underdeveloped Class of Heterocycles. J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 10444-10453.


91. Peng-Fei Li, Elisa I. Carrera, Dwight S. Seferos. Synthesis of Diphenylchalcogenophene Diboronic Acid Bis(pinacol) Esters and Halogen Photoelimination from Tellurium by Triplet–Triplet Annihilation. ChemPlusChem, 2016, 81, 917-921.


90. Graham E. Garrett, Elisa I. Carrera, Dwight S. Seferos and Mark S. Taylor. Anion Recognition by a Bidentate Chalcogen Bond Donor. Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 9881-9884.


89. Tyler B. Schon, Andrew J. Tilley, Colin R. Bridges, Mark B. Miltenburg, and Dwight S. Seferos. Bio-Derived Polymers for Sustainable Lithium-Ion Batteries. Adv. Funct. Mater., 2016, 26, 6896-6903.


88. Ryan D. Pensack, Evgeny E. Ostroumov, Andrew J. Tilley, Samuel Mazza, Christopher Grieco, Karl J. Thorley, John B. Asbury, Dwight S. Seferos, John E. Anthony, and Gregory D. Scholes. Observation of Two Triplet-Pair Intermediates in Singlet Exciton Fission. J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2016, 7, 2370-2375.



86. Han Yan, Joseph G. Manion, Mingjian Yuan, F. Pelayo García de Arquer, George R. McKeown, Serge Beaupré, Mario Leclerc, Edward H. Sargent, Dwight S. Seferos. Increasing Polymer Solar Cell Fill Factor by Trap-Filling with F4-TCNQ at Parts Per Thousand Concentration. Adv. Mater., 2016, 28, 6491-6496.


85. Shuyang Ye, Marvin Steube, Elisa I. Carrera, and Dwight S. Seferos. What Limits the Molecular Weight and Controlled Synthesis of Poly(3-alkyltellurophene)s?. Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 1704-1711.


84. Elisa I. Carrera, Anabel E. Lanterna, Alan J. Lough, Juan C. Scaiano, and Dwight S. Seferos. A Mechanistic Study of Halogen Addition and Photoelimination from π-Conjugated Tellurophenes. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 2678-2689.
EC 2016


83. Peng-Fei Li, Chenxi Qian, Alan J. Lough, Geoffrey A. Ozin and Dwight S. Seferos. Permanently porous hydrogen-bonded frameworks of rod-like thiophenes, selenophenes, and tellurophenes capped with MIDA boronates. Dalton Trans., 2016, 45, 9754-9757.



82. Lisa M. Kozycz, Chang Guo, Joseph G. Manion, Andrew J. Tilley, Alan J. Lough, Yuning Li and Dwight S. Seferos. Enhanced electron mobility in crystalline thionated naphthalene diimides. J. Mater. Chem. C, 2015, 3, 11505-11515.



81. Colin R. Bridges, Chang Guo, Han Yan, Mark B. Miltenburg, Pengfei Li, Yuning Li, and Dwight S. Seferos. Conjugated Polymers with Switchable Carrier Polarity. Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 5587-5595.



79. Ryan D. Pensack, Andrew J. Tilley, Sean R. Parkin, Tia S. Lee, Marcia M. Payne, Dong Gao, Ashlee A. Jahnke, Daniel G. Oblinsky, Peng-Fei Li, John E. Anthony, Dwight S. Seferos, and Gregory D. Scholes. Exciton Delocalization Drives Rapid Singlet Fission in Nanoparticles of Acene Derivatives. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 6790-6803.




78. Han Yan, Yin Song, George R. McKeown, Gregory D. Scholes, and Dwight S. Seferos. Adding Amorphous Content to Highly Crystalline Polymer Nanowire Solar Cells Increases Performance. Adv. Mater., 2015, 23, 3484-3491.

Yan 2015



77. Andrew J. Tilley, Chang Guo, Mark B. Miltenburg, Tyler B. Schon, Han Yan, Yuning Li and Dwight S. Seferos. Thionation Enhances the Electron Mobility of Perylene Diimide for High Performance n-Channel Organic Field Effect Transistors. Adv. Funct. Mater., 2015, 22, 3321-3329.

Tilley 2015


76. Jeffrey J. McDowell, Dong Gao, Dwight S. Seferos, and Geoffrey Ozin. Synthesis of poly(spirosilabifluorene) copolymers and their improved stability in blue emitting polymer LEDs over non-spiro analogs. Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, 3781-3789.



75. Dong Gao, Gregory L. Gibson, Jon Hollinger, Pengfei Li and Dwight S. Seferos. ‘Blocky’ donor–acceptor polymers containing selenophene, benzodithiophene and thienothiophene for improved molecular ordering. Polym. Chem., 2015, 6, 3353-3360.



74. Graham E. Garrett, Gregory L. Gibson, Rita N. Straus, Dwight S. Seferos, and Mark S. Taylor. Chalcogen Bonding in Solution: Interactions of Benzotelluradiazoles with Anionic and Uncharged Lewis Bases. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 4126–4133.



73. Ashlee A. Jahnke, Liyang Yu, Neil Coombs, Alberto D. Scaccabarozzi, Andrew J. Tilley, Paul M. DiCarmine, Aram Amassian, Natalie Stingelin and Dwight S. Seferos. Polytellurophenes provide imaging contrast towards unravelling the structure–property–function relationships in semiconductor:insulator polymer blends. J. Mater. Chem. C, 2015, 3, 3767-3773.



72. Ashley M. Smith, Lauren E. Marbella, Kathryn A. Johnston, Michael J. Hartmann, Scott E. Crawford, Lisa M. Kozycz, Dwight S. Seferos, and Jill E. Millstone. Quantitative Analysis of Thiolated Ligand Exchange on Gold Nanoparticles Monitored by 1H NMR Spectroscopy. Anal. Chem., 2015, 87, 2771-2778.




71. Elisa I. Carrera and Dwight S. Seferos. Semiconducting Polymers Containing Tellurium: Perspectives Toward Obtaining High-Performance Materials. Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 297-308.


Invited Perspective Article.


70. AnjanPreet K. Mahrok, Elisa I. Carrera, Andrew J. Tilley, Shuyang Ye and Dwight S. Seferos. Synthesis and photophysical properties of platinumacetylide copolymers with thiophene, selenophene and tellurophene. Chem. Comm. 2015, 51, 5475-5478.


Invited Contribution for the Emerging Investigator Themed Issue.


69. Adam A. Pollit, Colin R. Bridges, and Dwight S. Seferos. Evidence for the Chain-Growth Synthesis of Statistical π-Conjugated Donor–Acceptor Copolymers. Macromol. Rapid Commun., 2015, 36, 65-70.

Macromol Rapid Commun 2014 TOC



67. Elisa I. Carrera and Dwight S. Seferos. Efficient halogen photoelimination from dibromo, dichloro and difluoro tellurophenes. Dalton Trans., 2015, 44, 2092-2096.

Carrera 2014
Ranked highly cited by ISI.
Selected as a Dalton Transactions Hot Article.


66. Benoît H. Lessard, Jeremy D. Dang, Trevor M. Grant, Dong Gao, Dwight S. Seferos, and Timothy P. Bender. Bis(tri-n-hexylsilyl oxide) Silicon Phthalocyanine: A Unique Additive in Ternary Bulk Heterojunction Organic Photovoltaic Devices. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 15040-15051.

Lessard 2014



65. Han Yan, Jon Hollinger, Colin R. Bridges, George R. McKeown, Tamara Al-Faouri, and Dwight S. Seferos. Doping Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Nanowires with Selenophene Increases the Performance of Polymer-Nanowire Solar Cells. Chem. Mater., 2014, 26, 4605-4611.

Yan 2014



64. Gregory L. Gibson, Dong Gao, Ashlee A. Jahnke, Jing Sun, Andrew J. Tilley, and Dwight S. Seferos. Molecular weight and end capping effects on the optoelectronic properties of structurally related ‘heavy atom’ donor–acceptor polymers. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2014, 2, 14468-14480.
Gibson 2014


63. Jon Hollinger and Dwight S. Seferos. Morphology Control of Selenophene–Thiophene Block Copolymers through Side Chain Engineering. Macromolecules, 2014, 47, 5002-5009.
Hollinger 2014



62. Colin R. Bridges, Han Yan, Adam A. Pollit, and Dwight S. Seferos. Controlled Synthesis of Fully π-Conjugated Donor–Acceptor Block Copolymers Using a Ni(II) Diimine Catalyst. ACS Macro Lett. 2014, 3, 671-674.

Colin 2014



61. Andrew J. Tilley, Ryan D. Pensack, Tia S. Lee, Brandon Djukic, Gregory D. Scholes, and Dwight S. Seferos. Ultrafast Triplet Formation in Thionated Perylene Diimides. J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118, 9996-10004.

Tilley ToC 2014



60. DiCarmine, P. M.; Schon, T. B.; McCormick, T. M.; Klein, P.; Seferos, D. S. Donor-Acceptor Polymers for High Energy and High Power Electrochemical Supercapacitors. J. Phys. Chem. C 2014, 118, 8295-8307.

DiCarmine 2014



59. Hollinger, J.; Gao, D.; Seferos, D. S Selenophene Electronics. Isr. J. Chem. 2014, 54, 440-453.

Hollinger 2014
Invited Contribution in Memory of Michael Bendikov.


56. Ryan D Pensack, Yin Song, Theresa M. McCormick, Ashlee A Jahnke, Jon Hollinger, Dwight S. Seferos, and Gregory D. Scholes. Evidence for the Rapid Conversion of Primary Photoexcitations to Triplet States in Seleno- and Telluro- Analogs of Poly(3-hexylthiophene). J. Phys. Chem. B 2014, 118, 2589-2587.

Scholes 2014



55. Gao, D; Hollinger, J; Jahnke, A. A.; Seferos, D. S. Influence of Selenophene-Thiophene Phase-Separation on Solar Cell Performance. J. Mater. Chem. A 2014, 2, 6058-6063.

Gao JMCA 2013

Invited Contribution for the Emerging Investigator Themed Issue.


54. Shaoyun Chen, Bin Sun, Wei Hong, Zhuangqing Yan, Hany Aziz, Yuezhong Meng, Jon Hollinger, Dwight S. Seferos and Yuning Li. Impact of N-substitution of a carbazole unit on molecular packing and charge transport of DPP–carbazole copolymers. J. Mater. Chem. C 2014, 2, 1683-1690.

Li 2014 Collab



52. Theresa M. McCormick, Elisa I. Carrera, Tyler B. Schon and Dwight S. Seferos. Reversible oxidation of a water-soluble tellurophene. Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 11182-11184.

McCormick 2013



51. Samanta, S.; McCormick, T. M.; Schmidt, S. K.; Seferos, D. S.; Woolley, G. A. Robust Visible Light Photoswitching with ortho-Thiol Substituted Azobenzenes. Chem. Comm. 2013, 49, 10314-10316.

Samanta 2013



50. Brandon Djukic, Alan J. Lough, and Dwight S. Seferos. A Highly Electron-Deficient Analogue of Aniline, Soluble Oligomers, and Their Redox Properties. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 9340-9344.




48. Gregory L. Gibson, Theresa M. McCormick, and Dwight S. Seferos. Effect of Group-14 and Group-16 Substitution on the Photophysics of Structurally Related Donor–Acceptor Polymers. J. Phys. Chem. C 2013, 117, 16606-16615.



47. Dong Gao, Brandon Djukic, Weiqing Shi, Colin R. Bridges, Lisa M. Kozycz, and Dwight S. Seferos. Evolution of the Electron Mobility in Polymer Solar Cells with Different Fullerene Acceptors. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2013, 5, 8038-8043.



46. Theresa M. McCormick, Colin R. Bridges, Elisa I. Carrera, Paul M. DiCarmine, Gregory L. Gibson, Jon Hollinger, Lisa M. Kozycz, and Dwight S. Seferos. Conjugated Polymers: Evaluating DFT Methods for More Accurate Orbital Energy Modeling. Macromolecules 201346, 3879-3886.



45. Lisa M. Kozycz, Dong Gao, and Dwight S. Seferos. Compositional Influence on the Regioregularity and Device Parameters of a Conjugated Statistical Copolymer. Macromolecules 201346, 613–621.



40. Dr. Lianshan Li, Jon Hollinger, Dr. Gerald Guerin, Prof. Dwight S. Seferos. Synthesis and Network-Like Self-Assembly of Porphyrin-Polyselenophene Complexes. ChemPhysChem 201213, 4110-4115.



39. Wong, M.; Hollinger, J.; Kozycz, L. M.; McCormick, T. M.; Lu, Y.; Burns, D. C.; Seferos, D. S. An Apparent Size-Exclusion Quantification Limit Reveals a Molecular Weight Limit in the Synthesis of Externally Initiated Polythiophenes. ACS Macro Lett20121, 1266–1269.Wong2012


38. Gao, D.; Hollinger, J.; Seferos, D. S. Selenophene–Thiophene Block Copolymer Solar Cells with Thermostable Nanostructures. ACS Nano 20126, 7114-7121.



32. Li, L.; Hollinger, J.; Jahnke, A. A.; Petrov, S.; Seferos, D. S. Polyselenophenes with Distinct Crystallization Properties. Chem. Sci. 20112, 2306-2310.



30. DiCarmine, P. M.; Fokina, A.; Seferos, D. S. Solvent/Electrolyte Control of the Wall Thickness of Template Synthesized Nanostructures. Chem. Mater. 2011, 23, 3787-3794.

Solvent-Electrolyte TOC Art6


27. Huesmann, D.; DiCarmine, P. M.; Seferos, D. S. Template-Synthesize Nanostructure Morphology Influenced by Building Block Structure.  J. Mater. Chem. 201121, 408-413.