Scientific papers 2021

174. Exhaustive One-Step Bridgehead Methylation of Adamantane Derivatives with Tetramethylsilane

M. Bonsir, C. Davila, A. R. Kennedy, Y. Geerts Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2021, 5227-5237

173. Directional Crystallization from the Melt of an Organic p‑Type and n‑Type Semiconductor Blend

G. Liu, J. Liu, A. S. Dunn, P. Nadazdy, P. Siffalovic, R. Resel, M. Abbas, G. Wantz, Y. H. Geerts Cryst. Growth Des. 2021, 21, 5231-5239

172. The Polymorphism of 2-Benzoyl-N,N-diethylbenzamide

L. S. de Moraes, J. Liu, E. Gopi, R. Oketani, A. R. Kennedy, Y. H. Geerts Crystals 2021, 11, 1004

171. 1D-Confinement Inhibits the Anomaly in Secondary Relaxation of a Fluorinated Polymer

D. Nieto Simavilla, A. A. Abate, J. Liu, Y. H. Geerts, P. Losada-Peréz, S. Napolitano ACS Macro Lett. 2021, 10, 649-653

170. Molecular Disorder in Crystalline Thin Films of an Asymmetric BTBT Derivative

S. Hofer, J. Unterkofler, M. Kaltenegger, G. Schweicher, C. Ruzié, A. Tamayo, T. Salzillo, M. Mas-Torrent, A. Sanzone, L. Beverina, Y. H. Geerts, R. Resel Chem. Mater. 2021, 33, 1455-1461

169. Thermal conductivity of benzothienobenzothiophene derivatives at the nanoscale

M. N. Gueye, A. Vercouter, R. Jouclas, D. Guérin, V. Lemaur, G. Schweicher, S. Lenfant, A. Antidormi, Y. Geerts, C. Melis, J. Cornil, D. Vuillaume Nanoscale 2021, 13, 3800

168. Directional crystallization of C8-BTBT-C8 thin films in a temperature gradient

G. Schweicher, G. Liu, P. Fastre, R. Resel, M. Abbas, G. Wantz, Y. H. Geerts Mater. Chem. Front. 2021, 5, 249-258

Scientific papers 2020

167. Effect of the Organic Semiconductor Side Groups on the Structural and Electronic Properties of Their Interface with Dopants

A. Babuji, F. Silvestri, L. Pithan, A. Richard, Y. H. Geerts, N. Tessler, O. Solomeshch, C. Ocal, E. Barrena. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 12, 57578-57586

166. Understanding the Role of Bulky Side Chains on Polymorphism of BTBT-Based Organic Semiconductors

Hyunjoong Chung, Shanwen Chen, Bijal Patel, Guillaume Garbay, Yves H. Geerts, Ying Diao, Cryst. Growth Des. 2020, 20, 1646-1654

165. Thermal Properties, Molecular Structure, and Thin-Film Organic Semiconductor Crystallization

Jordan T. Dull, Yucheng Wang, Holly Johnson, Komron Shayegan, Ellie Shapiro, Rodney D. Priestley, Yves H. Geerts, Barry P. Rand, J. Phys. Chem. C 2020, 124, 27213-27221

164. Molecular Semiconductors for Logic Operations: Dead-End or Bright Future?

Guillaume Schweicher, Guillaume Garbay, Rémy Jouclas, François Vibert, Félix Devaux, Yves H. Geerts, Adv. Mater. 2020, 32, 1905909

163. Tuning Spin Current Injection at Ferromagnet-Nonmagnet Interfaces by Molecular Design

Angela Wittmann, Guillaume Schweicher, Katharina Broch, Jiri Novak, Vincent Lami, David Cornil, Erik R. McNellis, Olga Zadvorna, Deepak Venkateshvaran, Kazuo Takimiya, Yves H. Geerts, Jérôme Cornil, Yana Vaynzof, Jairo Sinova, Shun Watanabe, and Henning Sirringhaus, Phys. Rev. Lett. 2020, 124, 027204

Scientific papers 2019

162. Deracemization in a Complex Quaternary System with a Second-Order Asymmetric Transformation by Using Phase Diagram Studies

Ryusei Oketani, Francesco Marin, Paul Tinnemans, Marine Hoquante, Anne Laurent, Clément Brandel, Pascal Cardinael, Hugo Meekes, Elias Vlieg, Yves Geerts, Gérard Coquerel, Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 13890-13898

161. Improving the atmospheric plasma deposition of crystalline inorganic coatings

A. Remy, M. Serigne Fall, T. Segato, S. Godet, M.P. Delplancke-Ogletree, P. Panini, Y. Geerts, F. Reniers, Thin Solid Films 2019, 688, 137437

160. Single Atom Substitution Alters the Polymorphic Transition Mechanism in Organic Electronic Crystals

Hyunjoong Chung, Shanwen Chen, Nikita Sengar, Daniel W. Davies, Guillaume Garbay, Yves H. Geerts, Paulette Clancy, and Ying Diao, Chem. Mater. 2019, 31, 9115-9126

159.  Oxacycle‐Fused[1]Benzothieno[3,2‐b][1]benzothiophene Derivatives: Synthesis, Electronic Structure, Electrochemical Properties, Ionisation Potential, and Crystal Structure

Meera Mohankumar, Basab Chattopadhyay, Rachid Hadji, Lionel Sanguinet, Alan R Kennedy, Vincent Lemaur, Jérôme Cornil, Oliver Fenwick, Paolo Samorì, Yves Geerts, ChemPlusChem, 2019, 84, 1263-1269

158. Chasing the “Killer” Phonon Mode for the Rational Design of Low-Disorder, High-Mobility Molecular Semiconductors

G. Schweicher, G. D’Avino, M. T. Ruggiero, D. J. Harkin, K. Broch, D. Venkateshvaran, G. Liu, A. Richard,
C. Ruzié, J. Armstrong, A. R. Kennedy, K. Shankland, K. Takimiya, Y. H. Geerts, J. A. Zeitler, S. Fratini, H. Sirringhaus, Adv. Mater. 2019, 1902407

157. N‑Doped TiO2 Photocatalyst Coatings Synthesized by a Cold Atmospheric Plasma

Q. Chen, A. Ozkan, B. Chattopadhyay, K. Baert, C. Poleunis, A. Tromont, R. Snyders, A. Delcorte, H. Terryn, M.-P. Delplancke-Ogletree, Y.H. Geerts, F. Reniers, Langmuir 2019, 35, 7161-7168

156. Alkyl chain assisted thin film growth of 2,7-dioctyloxy-benzothienobenzothiophene

H. Spreitzer, B. Kaufmann, C. Ruzié, C Röthel, T. Arnold, Y. H. Geerts, C. Teichert, R. Resel, A. O. F. Jones J. Mater. Chem. , 2019, 7, 8477-8484

155. Insight from electron density and energy framework analysis on the structural features of Fx-TCNQ (x = 0, 2, 4) family of molecules

Rahul Shukla, Christian Ruzié, Guillaume Schweicher, Alan R. Kennedy, Yves H. Geerts, Deepak Chopra and Basab Chattopadhyay, Acta Cryst. 2019, B75, 71-78

154. [1]Benzothieno[3,2-b]benzothiophene (BTBT) derivatives: Influence in the molecular orientation and charge delocalization dynamics

Ana Buzzi Fernández, Amanda Garcez da Veiga, Almaz Aliev, Christian Ruzié, Guillaume Garbay, Basab Chattopadhyay, Alan R. Kennedy, Yves H. Geerts, Maria Luiza M. Rocco, Mater. Chem. Phys, 2019, 221, 295-300.

Scientific papers 2018

153. Atmospheric pressure dielectric barrier discharge synthesis of morphology-controllable TiO2 films with enhanced photocatalytic activity

Qianqian Chen, Qirong Liu, Alp Ozkana, Basab Chattopadhyay, Gilles Wallaertd, Kitty Baert, Herman Terryn, Marie-Paule Delplancke-Ogletree, Yves Geerts, François Reniers, Thin SolidFilms, 2018, 664, 90-99.

152. Hybrid mechanism of nucleation and cooperative propagation in a single-crystal-to-single-crystal transition of a molecular crystal

Hyunjoong Chung, Christian Ruzié, Yves Geerts, Ying Diao, Growth Des. 2018, 18, 4245-4251.

151. Stabilization of the Metastable Form I of Piracetam by Crystallization on Silicon Oxide Surfaces

RG Simões, I Salzmann, R Resel, C Röthel, YH Geerts, Growth Des. 2018, 18, 4123-4129.

150. Substrate-Induced Phase of a Benzothiophene Derivative Detected by Mid-Infrared and Lattice Phonon Raman Spectroscopy

Benedikt Schrode, Andrew O. F. Jones, Roland Resel, Natalia Bedoya, Robert Schennach, Yves Henri Geerts, Christian Ruzi8, Michele Sferrazza, Aldo Brillante, Tommaso Salzillo, Elisabetta Venuti, ChemPhysChem 2018, 19, 993-1000.

149.  Terthiophene Functionalized Conjugated Triarm Polymers Containing Poly(fluorene-2,7-vinylene) Arms Having Different Cores – Synthesis and Their Unique Optical Properties

Kotohiro Nomura, Tomohiro Miwata, Takuya Shinozuka, Munetsugu Morita, Yves H. Geerts, Michiya Fujiki, Motoko S. Asano, ACS Omega 2018, 3, 5052−5063

148. Crystal Growth Alignment of β‑Polymorph of Resorcinol in Thermal Gradient

Piyush Panini, Basab Chattopadhyay, Oliver Werzer, Yves Geerts, Growth Des. 2018, 18, 2681−2689

147. Polymorphism of terthiophene with surface confinement

Roland Resel, Andrew O. F. Jones, Guillaume Schweicher, Roland Fischer, Nicola Demitri and Yves Henri Geerts, IUCrJ, 2018, 5, 304-308.

146. Accessing Phase-Pure and Stable Acetaminophen Polymorphs by Thermal Gradient Crystallization

Basab Chattopadhyay, Luc Jacobs, Piyush Panini, Ingo Salzmann, Roland Resel, Yves Geerts, Growth Des. 2018, 18, 1272−1277.

145. Rotator Side Chains Trigger Cooperative Transition for Shape and Function Memory Effect in Organic Semiconductors

H. Chung, D. Dudenko, F. Zhang, G. D’Avino, C. Ruzié, A. Richard, G. Schweicher, J. Cornil, D. Beljonne, Y. Geerts, Y. Diao, Nature Communication 2018, 9, 278.

Scientific papers 2017

144. Band Transport and Trapping in Didodecyl [1] benzothieno [3, 2-b][1] benzothiophene Probed by Terahertz Spectroscopy

Thomas Rene Arend, Andreas Wimmer, Guillaume Schweicher, Basab Chattopadhyay, Yves Henri Geerts, Roland Kersting, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2017, 8, 5444.

143. Liquid‐Gated Organic Electronic Devices Based on High‐Performance Solution‐Processed Molecular Semiconductor

Michele Di Lauro, Marcello Berto, Martina Giordani, Simone Benaglia, Guillaume Schweicher, Dominique Vuillaume, Carlo A Bortolotti, Yves H Geerts, Fabio Biscarini,  Adv. Electron. Mater., 2017, 3, 1700159.

142. Unique Crystal Orientation of Poly (ethylene oxide) Thin Films by Crystallization Using a Thermal Gradient

Gabin Gbabode, Maxime Delvaux, Guillaume Schweicher, Jens W Andreasen, Martin M Nielsen, Yves H Geerts, Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 5877.

141. DFT-Assisted Polymorph Identification from Lattice Raman Fingerprinting

Natalia Bedoya Martínez, Benedikt Schrode, Andrew OF Jones, Tommaso Salzillo, Christian Ruzié, Nicola Demitri, Yves Henri Geerts, Elisabetta Venuti, Raffaele Guido Della Valle, Egbert Zojer, Roland Resel, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2017, 8, 3690.

140. π‐Conjugated Organosilica Semiconductors: Toward Robust Organic Electronics

Gilles H Roche, Damien Thuau, Pierre Valvin, Simon Clevers, Thomas Tjoutis, Sylvain Chambon, David Flot, Yves H Geerts, Joël JE Moreau, Guillaume Wantz, Olivier J Dautel, Adv. Electron Mater., 2017, 1700218.

139. Reversibility of temperature driven discrete layer-by-layer formation of dioctyl-benzothieno-benzothiophene films

M. Dohr, H.MA Ehmann, A. OF Jones, I. Salzmann, Q. Shen, C. Teichert, C. Ruzié, G. Schweicher, Y.H. Geerts, R. Resel, M. Sferrazza, .O Werze, Soft Matter, 2017, 13, 2322.

Scientific papers 2016

138. The role of H-bonds in the solid state organization of [1] benzothieno [3, 2-b][1] benzothiophene (BTBT) structures: bis (hydroxy-hexyl)-BTBT, as a functional derivative offering efficient air stable organic field effect transistors (OFETs)

Gilles H Roche, Yu-Tang Tsai, Simon Clevers, Damien Thuau, Frédéric Castet, Yves H Geerts, Joël JE Moreau, Guillaume Wantz, Olivier J Dautel, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2016, 4, 6742.

137. Unraveling Unprecedented Charge Carrier Mobility through Structure Property Relationship of Four Isomers of Didodecyl [1] benzothieno [3, 2‐b][1] benzothiophene

Yusuke Tsutsui, Guillaume Schweicher, Basab Chattopadhyay, Tsuneaki Sakurai, Jean‐Baptiste Arlin, Christian Ruzié, Almaz Aliev, Artur Ciesielski, Silvia Colella, Alan R Kennedy, Vincent Lemaur, Yoann Olivier, Rachid Hadji, Lionel Sanguinet, Frédéric Castet, Silvio Osella, Dmytro Dudenko, David Beljonne, Jérôme Cornil, Paolo Samorì, Shu Seki, Yves H Geerts, Advanced Materials, 2016, 28, 7106.

136. Design, synthesis, chemical stability, packing, cyclic voltammetry, ionisation potential, and charge transport of [1] benzothieno [3, 2-b][1] benzothiophene derivatives

Christian Ruzié, Jolanta Karpinska, Anne Laurent, Lionel Sanguinet, Simon Hunter, Thomas D Anthopoulos, Vincent Lemaur, Jérôme Cornil, Alan R Kennedy, Oliver Fenwick, Paolo Samorì, Guillaume Schweicher, Basab Chattopadhyay, Yves Henri Geerts, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2016, 4, 4863.

135. Self-assembled p-conjugated organic nanoplates: from hexagonal to triangular motifs

Daniel E. Martínez-Tong, Gabin Gbabode, Christian Ruzié, Basab Chattopadhyay, Guillaume Schweicher, Alan R. Kennedy, Yves H. Geerts and Michele Sferrazza, RSC Adv., 2016, 44921.

134. Structural Evolution of an Organic Semiconducting Molecule onto a Soft Substrate

Daniel E. Martínez-Tong, Christian Ruzié, Yves H. Geerts, and Michele Sferrazza, Chem. Phys. Chem., 2016, 17, 1174.

133. Substrate‐Induced and Thin‐Film Phases: Polymorphism of Organic Materials on Surfaces

Andrew OF Jones, Basab Chattopadhyay, Yves H Geerts, Roland Resel,  Advanced Functional Materials, 2016, 26, 2233.

132. Organic Single Crystals: An Essential Step to New Physics and Higher Performances of Optoelectronic Devices

Beatrice Fraboni, Alessandro Fraleoni‐Morgera, Yves Geerts, Alberto Morpurgo, Vitaly Podzorov, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2016, 26, 2229.

131. Organic ferroelectric/semiconducting nanowire hybrid layer for memory storage

Ronggang Cai, Hailu G Kassa, Rachid Haouari, Alessio Marrani, Yves H Geerts, Christian Ruzié, Albert JJM van Breemen, Gerwin H Gelinck, Bernard Nysten, Zhijun Hu, Alain M Jonas, Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 5968.

130. Reducing dynamic disorder in small molecule organic semiconductors by suppressing large-amplitude thermal motions

Steffen Illig, Alexander S Eggeman, Alessandro Troisi, Lang Jiang, Chris Warwick, Mark Nikolka, Guillaume Schweicher, Stephen G Yeates, Yves Henri Geerts, John E Anthony, Henning Sirringhaus,  Nature Comm., 2016, 7, 10736.

Scientific papers 2015

129. Investigation of the Qx–Qy Equilibrium in a Metal‐Free Phthalocyanine

Yannick Baeten, Eduard Fron, Christian Ruzié, Yves Henri Geerts, Mark Van Der Auweraer, ChemPhysChem, 2015, 16 (18), 3992-3996.

128. Polymorphism of dioctyl-terthiophene within thin films: the role of the first monolayer

Christoph Lercher, Christian Röthel, Otello Maria Roscioni, Yves Henry Geerts, Quan Shen, Christian Teichert, Roland Fischer, Günther Leising, Michele Sferrazza, Gabin Gbabode and Roland Resel Chem. Phys. Lett., 2015,630, 12-17 . FULL TEXT

127. Bulky End-Capped [1]Benzothieno[3,2-b]benzothiophenes: Reaching High-Mobility Organic Semiconductors by Fine Tuning of the Crystalline Solid-State Order

Guillaume Schweicher, Vincent Lemaur, Claude Niebel, Christian Ruzié, Ying Diao, Osamu Goto, Wen-Ya Lee, Yeongin Kim, Jean-Baptiste Arlin, Jolanta Karpinska, Alan R. Kennedy, Sean R. Parkin, Yoann Olivier, Stefan C. B. Mannsfeld, Jerome Cornil, Yves H. Geerts and Zhenan Bao Adv. Mater. , 2015, Ahead of Print. FULL TEXT

126. Optically switchable transistors by simple incorporation of photochromic systems into small-molecule semiconducting matrices

Mirella El Gemayel, Karl Börjesson, Martin Herder, Duc T. Duong, James A. Hutchison, Christian Ruzié, Guillaume Schweicher, Alberto Salleo, Yves Geerts, Stefan Hecht, Emanuele Orgiu and Paolo Samorì Nat Commun, 2015, 6:6330 . FULL TEXT

125. Thienoacene dimers based on the thieno[3,2-b]thiophene moiety: synthesis, characterization and electronic properties

Claude Niebel, Yeongin Kim, Christian Ruzié, Jolanta Karpinska, Basab Chattopadhyay, Guillaume Schweicher, Audrey Richard, Vincent Lemaur, Yoann Olivier, Jerome Cornil, Alan R. Kennedy, Ying Diao, Wen-Ya Lee, Stefan Mannsfeld, Zhenan Bao and Yves H. Geerts J. Mater. Chem. C, 2015, 3(3), 674-685. FULL TEXT

124. Substrate-Induced Phase of a [1]Benzothieno[3,2-b]benzothiophene Derivative and Phase Evolution by Aging and Solvent Vapor Annealing

Andrew O. F. Jones, Yves H. Geerts, Jolanta Karpinska, Alan R. Kennedy, Roland Resel, Christian Rothel, Christian Ruzié, Oliver Werzer and Michele Sferrazza ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7(3), 1868-1873. FULL TEXT

Scientific papers 2014

123. What Currently Limits Charge Carrier Mobility in Crystals of Molecular Semiconductors?

Guillaume Schweicher, Yoann Olivier, Vincent Lemaur and Yves Henri Geerts Isr. J. Chem., 2014, 54(5-6), 595-620. FULL TEXT

122. Influence of Solubilizing Group Removal Rate on the Morphology and Crystallinity of a Diketopyrrolopyrrole-Based Compound

Shabi Thankaraj Salammal, Jean-Yves Balandier, Saroj Kumar, Erik Goormaghtigh and Yves Henri Geerts Cryst. Growth Des., 2014, 14(1), 339-349. FULL TEXT

121. Polymorphism in Bulk and Thin Films: The Curious Case of Dithiophene-DPP(Boc)-Dithiophene

Shabi Thankaraj Salammal, Jean-Yves Balandier, Jean-Baptiste Arlin, Yoann Olivier, Vincent Lemaur, Linjun Wang, David Beljonne, Jerome Cornil, Alan Robert Kennedy, Yves Henri Geerts and Basab Chattopadhyay J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118(1), 657-669. FULL TEXT

120. Effects of temperature on the polymorphism of α,ω-dioctylterthiophene in thin films

Christoph Lercher, Roland Resel, Jean-Yves Balandier, Claude Niebel, Yves H. Geerts, Michele Sferrazza and Gabin Gbabode J. Cryst. Growth, 2014, 386128-134. FULL TEXT

119. Order, Viscoelastic, and Dielectric Properties of Symmetric and Asymmetric Alkyl[1]benzothieno[3,2-b][1]benzothiophenes

Christos Grigoriadis, Claude Niebel, Christian Ruzié, Yves H. Geerts and George Floudas J. Phys. Chem. B, 2014, 118(5), 1443-1451. FULL TEXT

118. X-ray Structural Investigation of Nonsymmetrically and Symmetrically Alkylated [1]Benzothieno[3,2-b]benzothiophene Derivatives in Bulk and Thin Films

Gabin Gbabode, Michael Dohr, Claude Niebel, Jean-Yves Balandier, Christian Ruzié, Philippe Negrier, Denise Mondieig, Yves H. Geerts, Roland Resel and Michele Sferrazza ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6(16), 13413-13421. FULL TEXT

117. High Mobility in Solution-Processed 2,7-Dialkyl-[1]benzothieno[3,2-b][1]benzothiophene-Based Field-Effect Transistors Prepared with a Simplified Deposition Method

Silvia Colella, Christian Ruzié, Guillaume Schweicher, Jean-Baptiste Arlin, Jolanta Karpinska, Yves Geerts and Paolo Samori ChemPlusChem, 2014, 79(3), 371-374. FULL TEXT

116. Substrate-induced phases: transition from a liquid-crystalline to a plastic crystalline phase via nucleation initiated by the substrate

Basab Chattopadhyay, Christian Ruzié, Roland Resel and Yves Henri Geerts Liq. Cryst., 2014, 41(3), 302-309. FULL TEXT

115. Semi-metallic polymers [Erratum to document cited in CA160:168874]

Olga Bubnova, Zia Ullah Khan, Hui Wang, Slawomir Braun, Drew R. Evans, Manrico Fabretto, Pejman Hojati-Talemi, Daniel Dagnelund, Jean-Baptiste Arlin, Yves H. Geerts, Simon Desbief, Dag W. Breiby, Jens W. Andreasen, Roberto Lazzaroni, Weimin M. Chen, Igor Zozoulenko, Mats Fahlman, Peter J. Murphy, Magnus Berggren and Xavier Crispin Nat. Mater., 2014, 13(6), 662. FULL TEXT

114. Semi-metallic polymers

Olga Bubnova, Zia Ullah Khan, Hui Wang, Slawomir Braun, Drew R. Evans, Manrico Fabretto, Pejman Hojati-Talemi, Daniel Dagnelund, Jean-Baptiste Arlin, Yves H. Geerts, Simon Desbief, Dag W. Breiby, Jens W. Andreasen, Roberto Lazzaroni, Weimin M. Chen, Igor Zozoulenko, Mats Fahlman, Peter J. Murphy, Magnus Berggren and Xavier Crispin Nat. Mater., 2014, 13(2), 190-194. FULL TEXT

Scientific papers 2013

113. Straightforward access to diketopyrrolopyrrole (DPP) dimers

Sara Stas, Jean-Yves Balandier, Vincent Lemaur, Oliver Fenwick, Giulia Tregnago, Florence Quist, Franco Cacialli, Jerome Cornil and Yves Henri Geerts Dyes Pigm., 2013, 97(1), 198-208. FULL TEXT

112. Close Encounters of the 3D Kind – Exploiting High Dimensionality in Molecular Semiconductors

Peter J. Skabara, Jean-Baptiste Arlin and Yves H. Geerts Adv. Mater., 2013, 25(13), 1948-1954. FULL TEXT

111. Synthesis of 1,6-, 2,7-, 3,8-, and 4,9-Isomers of Didodecyl[1]benzothieno[3,2-b][1]benzothiophenes

Christian Ruzié, Jolanta Karpinska, Alan R. Kennedy and Yves H. Geerts J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78(15), 7741-7748. FULL TEXT

110. Doping of organic semiconductors: Impact of dopant strength and electronic coupling

Henry Mendez, Georg Heimel, Andreas Opitz, Katrein Sauer, Patrick Barkowski, Martin Oehzelt, Junshi Soeda, Toshihiro Okamoto, Jun Takeya, Jean-Baptiste Arlin, Jean-Yves Balandier, Yves Geerts, Norbert Koch and Ingo Salzmann Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2013, 52(30), 7751-7755. FULL TEXT

109. The influence of alkoxy substitutions on the properties of diketopyrrolopyrrole-phenyl copolymers for solar cells

Zandra George, Renee Kroon, Robert Gehlhaar, Gabin Gbabode, Angelica Lundin, Stefan Hellstroem, Christian Mueller, Yves Geerts, Paul Heremans and Mats R. Andersson Materials, 2013, 63022-3034. FULL TEXT

108. Dynamics of Monolayer-Island Transitions in 2,7-Dioctyl-benzothienobenzothiophene Thin Films

Michael Dohr, Oliver Werzer, Quan Shen, Ingo Salzmann, Christian Teichert, Christian Ruzié, Guillaume Schweicher, Yves Henri Geerts, Michele Sferrazza and Roland Resel ChemPhysChem, 2013, 14(11), 2554-2559. FULL TEXT

107. Synthesis of poly[(4,4′-(dihexyl)dithieno(3,2-b;2′,3′-d)silole)] and copolymerization with 3-hexylthiophene: new semiconducting materials with extended optical absorption

Florian Boon, Noemie Hergue, Gaelle Deshayes, David Moerman, Simon Desbief, Julien De Winter, Pascal Gerbaux, Yves H. Geerts, Roberto Lazzaroni and Philippe Dubois Polym. Chem., 2013, 4(16), 4303-4307. FULL TEXT

106. Synthesis and Characterization of Isomerically Pure anti- and syn-Anthradiindole Derivatives

Jean-Yves Balandier, Nicolas Henry, Jean-Baptiste Arlin, Lionel Sanguinet, Vincent Lemaur, Claude Niebel, Basab Chattopadhyay, Alan Robert Kennedy, Philippe Leriche, Philippe Blanchard, Jerome Cornil and Yves Henri Geerts Org. Lett., 2013, 15(2), 302-305. FULL TEXT

105. Self-Assembly of Alkyl-Substituted Oligothiophenes on MoS2: A Joint Experimental/Theoretical Study

Nasima Afsharimani, Andrea Minoia, Cedric Volcke, Mathieu Surin, Roberto Lazzaroni, Jean-Yves Balandier, Claude Niebel, Yves H. Geerts and Bernard Nysten J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117(42), 21743-21751. FULL TEXT

Scientific papers 2012

104.  Bridged 3,3″ ‘-didodecylquaterthiophene-based dimers: design, synthesis, and optoelectronic properties

Claude Niebel, Maud Jenart, Christelle Gautier, Yves Henri Geerts, Tetrahedron 2012 Vol. 68, p5599-5605. FULL TEXT

103.  Interface Induced Crystal Structures of Dioctyl-Terthiophene Thin Films

Oliver Werzer, Nicolas Boucher, Johann P. de Silva, Gabin Gbabode, Yves H. Geerts, Oleg Konovalov, Armin Moser, Jiri Novak, Roland Resel and Michele Sferrazza, Langmuir 2012 Vol. 28, p8530-8536. FULL TEXT

102.  Ambipolar organic field-effect transistors with balanced mobilities through solvent–vapour annealing induced phase-separation of bi-component mixtures

Matthias Treier, Jean-Baptiste Arlin, Christian Ruzié, Yves H. Geerts, Vincent Lemaur, Jérôme Cornil and Paolo Samori, Journal of Materials Chemistry 2012 Vol. 22, p9509–9512. FULL TEXT

101.  Crystallisation kinetics in thin films of dihexyl-terthiophene: the appearance of polymorphic phases

Bernhard Wedl, Roland Resel, Gunther Leising, Birgit Kunert, Ingo Salzmann, Martin Oehzelt, Norbert Koch, Antje Vollmer, Steffen Duhm, Oliver Werzer, Gabin Gbabode, Michele Sferrazza and Yves Geerts, RSC Advances 2012 Vol. 2, p4404–4414. FULL TEXT

100.  Nanoscale investigation of the electrical properties in semiconductor polymer–carbon nanotube hybrid materials

Simon Desbief, Noémie Hergué, Olivier Douhéret, Mathieu Surin, Philippe Dubois, Yves Geerts, Roberto Lazzaroni and Philippe Leclère, Nanoscale 2012 Vol. 4, p2705-2712. FULL TEXT

99.  Substrate-Induced Crystal Plastic Phase of a Discotic Liquid Crystal

Gabin Gbabode, Nicolas Dumont, Florence Quist, Guillaume Schweicher, Armin Moser, Pascal Viville, Roberto Lazzaroni, and Yves H. Geerts, Advanced Materials 2012 Vol. 24, p658–662. FULL TEXT

98.  Quaterthiophene-based dimers containing an ethylene bridge: molecular design, synthesis, and optoelectronic properties

Maud Jenart, Claude Niebel, Jean-Yves Balandier, Julie Leroy, Alix Mignolet, Sara Stas, Antoine Van Vooren, Jérôme Cornil, Yves Henri Geerts, Tetrahedron 2012 Vol. 68, p349-355. FULL TEXT

Scientific papers 2011

97.  Synthesis of Isomerically Pure anti-Anthradithiophene Derivatives

Benoit Tylleman, Christophe M. L. Vande Velde, Jean-Yves Balandier, Sara Stas,

Sergey Sergeyev, and Yves Henri Geerts, Org. Lett. 2011 13, 5208–5211. FULL TEXT

96.  Molecular Packing of High-Mobility Diketo Pyrrolo-Pyrrole Polymer Semiconductors with Branched Alkyl Side Chains

Xinran Zhang, Lee J. Richter, Dean M. DeLongchamp, R. Joseph Kline, Matthew R. Hammond, Iain McCulloch, Martin Heeney, Raja S. Ashraf, Jeremy N. Smith, Thomas D. Anthopoulos, Bob Schroeder, Yves H. Geerts, Daniel A. Fischer, and Michael F. Toney, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011 133, 15073–15084


95.  Donor/acceptor-substituted anthradithiophene materials: synthesis, optical and electrochemical properties

Jean-Yves Balandier, Florence Quist, Noham Sebaihi, Claude Niebel, Benoît Tylleman, Pol Boudard, Saïd Bouzakraoui, Vincent Lemaur, Jérôme Cornil, Roberto Lazzaroni, Yves Henri Geerts, Sara Stas, Tetrahedron 2011 67, 7156-7161. FULL TEXT

94.  Toward Single Crystal Thin Films of Terthiophene by Directional Crystallization Using a Thermal Gradient

Guillaume Schweicher, Nicolas Paquay, Claire Amato, Roland Resel, Markus Koini, Samuel Talvy, Vincent Lemaur, Jérôme Cornil, Yves Geerts and Gabin Gbabode, Cryst. Growth Des. 2011 11, 3663–3672. FULL TEXT

93.  Absorption, Photoluminescence, and Polarized Raman Spectra of a Fourfold Alkoxy-Substituted Phthalocyanine Liquid Crystal

Elisabetta Venuti, Raffaele Guido Della Valle, Ivano Bilotti, Aldo Brillante, Massimiliano Cavallini, Annalisa Calo, Yves H. Geerts, J. Phys. Chem. C 2011 115, 12150–12157. FULL TEXT

92.  Anthradithiophene Derivatives Substituted at the 2,8-Positions by Formyl and Triphenylamine Units: Synthesis, Optical, and Electrochemical Properties

Jean-Yves Balandier, Noham Sebaihi, Pol Boudard, Vincent Lemaur, Florence Quist, Claude Niebel, Sara Stas, Benoît Tylleman, Roberto Lazzaroni, Jérôme Cornil and Yves Henri Geerts, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 3131–3136. FULL TEXT

91.  Precise Synthesis of Poly(fluorene-2,7-vinylene)s Containing Oligo(thiophene)s at the Chain Ends: Unique Emission Properties by the End Functionalization

Shingo Kuwabara, Nobuhiro Yamamoto, Prabhuodeyara M. Veeresha Sharma, Kenji Takamizu, Michiya Fujiki, Yves Geerts and Kotohiro Nomura, Macromolecules 2011, 44, 3705–3711. FULL TEXT

90.  Doping and photo-induced current in discotic liquid crystals thin films: Long-time and temperature effects

Annalisa Calò, Pablo Stoliar a, Massimiliano Cavallini, Yves H. Geerts, Fabio Biscarini, Organic Electronics 2011, 12, 851–856. FULL TEXT

89.  Thieno[3,2-b]thiophene-Diketopyrrolopyrrole-Containing Polymers for High-Performance Organic Field-Effect Transistors and Organic Photovoltaic Devices

Hugo Bronstein, Zhuoying Chen, Raja Shahid Ashraf, Weimin Zhang, Junping Du, James R. Durrant, Pabitra Shakya Tuladhar, Kigook Song, Scott E. Watkins, Yves Geerts, Martijn M. Wienk, Rene A. J. Janssen, Thomas Anthopoulos, Henning Sirringhaus, Martin Heeney, and Iain McCulloch, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 3272–3275. FULL TEXT

88.  Dimers of Anthrathiophene and Anthradithiophene Derivatives: Synthesis and Characterization

Jean-Yves Balandier, Florence Quist, Sara Stas, Benoit Tylleman, Celine Ragoen, Arnaud Mayence,Said Bouzakraoui, Jerome Cornil, and Yves Henri Geerts, Org. Lett. 2011 13, 4, 548–551. FULL TEXT

87.  Silaindacenodithiophene Semiconducting Polymers for Efficient Solar Cells and High-Mobility Ambipolar Transistors

Raja Shahid Ashraf, Zhuoying Chen, Dong Seok Leem, Hugo Bronstein, Weimin Zhang, Bob Schroeder, Yves Geerts, Jeremy Smith, Scott Watkins, Thomas Anthopoulos, Henning Sirringhaus, John C. de Mello, Martin Heeney, Iain McCulloch  Chem. Mater. 2011, 23, 768–770. FULL TEXT

86.  Integration of self-assembled discotic-based fibres into field-effect transistors: a comparison of preparation approaches

Rebecca C. Savage, Jeffrey M. Mativetsky, Emanuele Orgiu, Matteo Palma, Gabin Gbabode, Yves H. Geerts and P. Samorı J. Mater. Chem., 2011, 21, 206–213. FULL TEXT

Scientific papers 2010

85.  Synthesis of soluble oligothiophenes bearing cyano groups, their optical and electrochemical properties

Jean-Yves Balandier, Florence Quist, Claire Amato, Saïd Bouzakraoui, Jérôme Cornil, Sergey Sergeyev and Yves Geerts, Tetrahedron 2010, 66, 49, 4, 9560-9572 FULL TEXT

84.  High-Temperature Ferromagnetism of a Discotic Liquid Crystal Dilutely Intercalated with Iron(III) Phthalocyanine

Chang Hoon Lee, Young-Wan Kwon, Dong Hoon Choi, Yves Henri Geerts, EuiKwan Koh, and Jung-Il Jin, Adv. Mater. 2010, 22, 4405–4409 FULL TEXT

83.  Synchronized optical and electrical characterization of discotic liquid crystals thin films

Annalisa Calò, Pablo Stoliar, Massimiliano Cavallini, Yves H. Geerts and Fabio Biscarini, Rev. Sci. Instrum., 2010, 81, 033907 FULL TEXT

82.  Structural and Charge-Transport Properties of a Liquid-Crystalline r,ω-Disubstituted Thiophene Derivative: A Joint Experimental and Theoretical Study

Vincent Lemaur, Saı¨d Bouzakraoui, Yoann Olivier, Patrick Brocorens, Cédric Burhin, Jamila El Beghdadi, Ana Martin-Hoyas, Alain M. Jonas, Dana Alina Serban, Alexandru Vlad, Nicolas Boucher, Julie Leroy, Michele Sferrazza, Pierre-Olivier Mouthuy, Sorin Melinte, Sergey Sergeev, Yves Geerts, Roberto Lazzaroni, Jérôme Cornil and Bernard Nysten, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2010, 114, 4617–4627 FULL TEXT

81.  Synthesis and Supramolecular Organization of Regioregular Polythiophene Block Oligomers

Sébastien Clément, Franck Meyer, Julien De Winter, Olivier Coulembier, Christophe M. L. Vande Velde, Matthias Zeller, Pascal Gerbaux, Jean-Yves Balandier, Sergey Sergeyev, Roberto Lazzaroni, Yves Geerts and Philippe Dubois, J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75, 1561–1568 FULL TEXT

80.  Synthesis of diketopyrrolopyrrole (DPP) derivatives comprising bithiophene moieties

Sara Stas, Sergey Sergeyev, Yves Geerts, Tetrahedron, 2010, 66, 1837–1845 FULL TEXT

Scientific papers 2006-2009

79.  Lithographic Alignment of Discotic Liquid Crystals: A New Time–Temperature Integrating Framework

Massimiliano Cavallini, Annalisa Calo, Pablo Stoliar, Jean Crispin Kengne, Sandrine Martins, Francesco Cino Matacotta, Florence Quist, Gabin Gbabode, Nicolas Dumont, Yves H. Geerts, and Fabio Biscarini, Adv. Mater. 2009, 21, 4688–4691 Full text

78.  Homeotropic and Planar Alignment of Discotic Liquid Crystals: The Role of the Columnar Mesophase

Guillaume Schweicher, Gabin Gbabode, Florence Quist, Olivier Debever, Nicolas Dumont, Sergey Sergeyev, and Yves H. Geerts, Chem. Mater. 2009, 21, 5867–5874 Full text

77.  Synthesis of mesogenic phthalocyanine-C60 donor-acceptor dyads designed for molecular heterojunction photovoltaic devices

Y.H. Geerts, O. Debever, C. Amato, S; Sergeyev, Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2009, 5, No. 49 Full text

76.  Theoretical Characterization of the Structural and Hole Transport Dynamics in Liquid-Crystalline Phthalocyanine Stacks

Y. Olivier, L. Muccioli, V. Lemaur, Y.H. Geerts, C. Zannoni, and J. Cornil, J. Phys. Chem. B 2009, 113, 14102–14111 Full text

75.  Homeotropic Alignment of a Discotic Liquid Crystal Induced by a Sacrificial Layer

Eric Pouzet, Vinciane De Cupere, Christophe Heintz, Jens W. Andreasen, Dag W. Breiby, Martin M. Nielsen, Pascal Viville, Roberto Lazzaroni, Gabin Gbabode and Yves H. Geerts, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009, 113 (32), 14398–14406 Full text

74.  Synthesis of All-Trans High Molecular Weight Poly(N-alkylcarbazole-2,7-vinylene)s and Poly(9,9-dialkylfluorene-2,7-vinylene)s by Acyclic Diene Metathesis (ADMET) Polymerization Using Ruthenium−Carbene Complex Catalysts

Nobuhiro Yamamoto, Ryusuke Ito, Yves Geerts and Kotohiro Nomura, Macromolecules, 2009, 42 (14), 5104–5111 Full text

73.  Metal-Free Phthalocyanines Bearing Eight Alkylsulfonyl Substituents: Design, Synthesis, Electronic Structure, and Mesomorphism of New Electron-Deficient Mesogens

Benoît Tylleman, Gabin Gbabode, Claire Amato, Claudine Buess-Herman, Vincent Lemaur, Jérôme Cornil, Rafael Gomez Aspe, Yves Henri Geerts and Sergey Sergeyev, Chem. Mater., 2009, 21 (13), 2789–2797 Full text

72.  Homeotropic alignment in films of a mesogenic phtalocyanine depends on the nature of interactions with the surface

Sergey Sergeyev, Jeremy Levin, Jean-Yves Balandier, Eric Pouzet and Yves Henri Geerts, Mendeleev Communications, 2009, 19, 185-186 Full text

71.  Mesomorphism of dialkylterthiophene homologues

Nicolas Boucher, Julie Leroy, Sergey Sergeyev, Eric Pouzet, Vincent Lemaur, Roberto Lazzaroni, Jérôme Cornil, Yves Henri Geerts, Michele Sferrazza, Synthetic Metals, 2009, 159, 1319–1324 Full text

70.  Miscibility between Differently Shaped Mesogens: Structural and Morphological Study of a Phthalocyanine-Perylene Binary System

G. Zucchi, P. Viville, B. Donnio, A. Vlad, S. Melinte, M. Mondeshki, R. Graf, H. W. Spiess, Y. H. Geerts, R. Lazzaroni, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2009, 113 (16), 5448-5457 Full text

69.  Femtosecond Charge Transfer in Assemblies of Discotic Liquid Crystals

M. P. de Jong, W. Osikowicz, S. L. Sorensen, S. Sergeyev, Y. H. Geerts, W. R. Salaneck, J. Phys. Chem. C 2008, 112, 15784-15790. Full text

68.  Magnetic properties of natural and modified DNAs

Y.-W. Kwon, C. H. Lee, E.-D. Do, J.-S. Kang, D.-K. Oh, E.-K. Koh, D.-H. Choi, J.-I. Jin, Y. H. Geerts, Polymer Preprints 2008, 49, 442-443.

67.  Monolayer Control of Discotic Liquid Crystal by Electromigration of Dewetted Layers in Thin Film Devices

A. Calo, P. Stoliar, M. Cavallini, S. Sergeyev, Y. H. Geerts, F. Biscarini, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 11953-11958. Full text

66.  Charge recombination in distributed heterostructures of semiconductor discotic and polymeric materials

J. Clark, R. Archer, T. Redding, C. Foden, J. Tant, Y. Geerts, R. H. Friend, C. Silva, J. Appl. Phys. 2008, 103, 124510. Full text

65.  Nanocontrolled Bending of Discotic Columns by Spiral Networks

P.-O. Mouthuy, S. Melinte, Y. H. Geerts, B. Nysten, A. M. Jonas, Small 2008, 4, 728-732. Full text

64.  Exclusive End Functionalization of all-trans-Poly(fluorene vinylene)s Prepared by Acyclic Diene Metathesis Polymerization: Facile Efficient Synthesis of Amphiphilic Triblock Copolymers by Grafting Poly(ethylene glycol)

K. Nomura, N. Yamamoto, R. Ito, M. Fujiki, Y. H. Geerts, Macromolecules 2008, 41, 4245-4249. Full text

63.  Low-power dihexylquaterthiophene-based thin film transistors for analog applications

D. A. Serban, V. Kilchytska, A. Vlad, A. Martin-Hoyas, B. Nysten, A. M. Jonas, Y. H. Geerts, R. Lazzaroni, V. Bayot, D. Flandre, S. Melinte, Appl. Phys. Lett. 2008, 92, 143503. Full text

62.  Ester-functionalized phthalonitriles and zinc phthalocyanines via palladium-catalyzed cyanation of 4,5-dichlorophthalates

B. Tylleman, R. Gomez-Aspe, G. Gbabode, Y. H. Geerts, S. Sergeyev*, Tetrahedron 2008, 64, 4155-4161. Full text

61.  Self-assembly of hydrogen-bond assisted supramolecular azatriphenylene architectures

M. Palma, J. Levin, O. Debever, Y. Geerts, M. Lehmann, P. Samori*, Soft Matter  2008, 4, 303-310. Full text

60.  Macroscopically aligned films of discotic phthalocyanine by zone casting

A. Tracz, T. Makowski, S. Masirek, W Pisula, Y. H. Geerts, A. M. Jonas, Nanotechnology 2007, 18, 485303. Full text

59.  Uniaxial Alignment of Nanoconfined Columnar Mesophases

P.-O. Mouthuy, S. Melinte, Y. H. Geerts, A. M. Jonas, Nano Lett. 2007, 7, 2627-2632. Full text

58.  Transition Temperature Engineering of Octaalkoxycarbonyl Phthalocyanines

S. Sergeyev, O. Debever, E. Pouzet, Y. H. Geerts*, J. Mater. Chem. 2007, 17, 3002-3007. Full text

57.  Discotic Liquid Crystals: a New Generation of Organic Semiconductors

S. Sergeyev, W. Pisula, Y. H. Geerts*, Chem. Soc. Rev. 2007, 1902-1929. Full text

56.  Liquid Crystalline Octaalkoxycarbonyl Phthalocyanines: Design, Synthesis, Electronic Structure, Self-aggregation and Mesomorphism

S. Sergeyev, E. Pouzet, O. Debever, J. Levin, J. Gierschner, J. Cornil, R. Gomez-Aspe, Y. H. Geerts*, J. Mater. Chem. 2007, 1777-1784. Full text

55.  Symmetrical and Non-symmetrical Liquid Crystalline Oligothiophenes: Convenient Synthesis and Transition Temperature Engineering

J. Leroy, N. Boucher, S. Sergeyev, M. Sferazza, Y. Geerts*, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2007, 1256-1261. Full text

54.  Non-symmetrical Oligothiophenes with “Incompatible” Substituents

D. Didier, S. Sergeyev, Y. H. Geerts*, Tetrahedron, 2007 63, 941-946. Full text

53.  Highly sensitive spectroscopic characterization of inorganic and organic heterojunctions for solar cells

K. Vandewal, L. Goris, K. Haenen, Y. Geerts, J. V.Manca, Eur.Phys.J.: Applied Physics 2006, 36, 281-283.

52.  Self-Organization and Nanoscale Electronic Properties of Azatriphenylene-Based Architectures: A Scanning Probe Microscopy Study

M. Palma, J. Levin, V. Lemaur, A. Liscio, V. Palermo, J. Cornil, Y. Geerts, M. Lehmann, P. Samorì*, Adv. Mater. 2006, 18, 3313-3317. Full text

51.  Charge transport properties of a metal-free phthalocyanine discotic liquid crystal

C. Deibel, D. Janssen, P. Heremans, V. De Cupere, Y. Geerts, M. L. Benkhedir, G. J. Adriaenssens, Organic Electronics 2006, 7, 495-499. Full text

50.  Effect of Interfaces on the Alignment of a Discotic Liquid-crystalline Phthalocyanine

V. De Cupere, J. Tant, P. Viville, R. Lazzaroni, W. Osikowic, W. R. Salaneck, Y. H. Geerts, Langmuir 2006, 22, 7798-7806. Full text

49.  Charge Carrier Transport in Layers of Discotic Liquid Crystals as Studied by transient photocurrents

A. Rybak, J. Pfleger, J. Jung, M. Pavlik, I. Glowacki, J. Ulanski, Z. Tomovic, K. Müllen, Y. Geerts, Synth. Met. 2006, 156, 302-309. Full text

48.  STM Investigations of Alkylated Thiotriphenylene Monolayers at the Solid-Liquid Interface: Structure and Dynamics

M. Palma, G. Pace, O. Roussel, Y. Geerts, P. Samori, Aust. J. Chem. 2006, 59, 376-380.

47.  Highly Fluorescent Crystalline and Liquid Crystalline Columnar Phases of Pyrene-Based Structures

A. Hayer, V. de Halleux, A. Köhler, A. El-Garoughy, E. W. Meijer, J. Barberá, J. Tant, J. Levin, M. Lehmann, J. Gierschner, J. Cornil, Y. H. Geerts, J. Phys. Chem. B. 2006, 110, 7653-7659.

46.  Emission Properties of a Highly Fluorescent Pyrene Dye in Solution and in the Liquid State

V. de Halleux, W. Mamdouh, S. De Feyter, F. De Schryver, J. Levin, Y. H. Geerts, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A 2006, 178, 251-257.

45.  Practical One-Step Synthesis of Symmetrical Liquid Crystalline Dialkyloligothiophenes for Molecular Electronic Applications

J. Leroy, J. Levin, S. Sergeyev, Y. Geerts, Chem. Lett. 2006, 35, 166-167.

Scientific papers 2000-2005

44.  Acyclic Diene Metathesis Polymerization of 2,5-Dialkyl-1,4-divinylbenzene with Molybdenum or Ruthenium Catalysts: Factors Affecting the Precise Synthesis of Defect-Free, High-Molecular-Weight trans-Poly(p-phenylene vinylene)s

K. Nomura, Y. Miyamoto, H. Morimoto, Y. H. Geerts, J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Chem. 2005, 43, 6166-6177

43.  Liquid Crystalline Metal-free Phthalocyanines Designed for Charge and Exciton Transport

J. Tant, Y. H. Geerts, M. Lehmann, V. De Cupere, G. Zucchi, B. W. Laursen, T. Bjørnholm, V. Lemaur, V. Marcq, A. Burquel, E. Hennebicq, F. Gardebien, P. Viville, D. Beljonne, R. Lazzaroni, J.Cornil, J. Phys. Chem. B 2005, 109, 20315-20323 Full text (Corrigendum J. Phys. Chem. B 2006, 110, 3449)

42.  Remarkable Miscibility Between Disk- and Lath-like Mesogens

G. Zucchi, B. Donnio, Y. H. Geerts, Chem. Mater. 2005, 17, 4273-4277. Full text

41.  High charge-carrier mobility in p-deficient discotic mesogens: design and structure-property relationship

M. Lehmann, G. Kestemont, R. G. Aspe, C. Buess-Herman, M. J. H. Koch, M. G. Debije, J. Piris, M. P. de Haas, J. M. Warman, M. D. Watson, V. Lemaur, J. Cornil, Y. H. Geerts*, R. Gearba, D. A. Ivanov, Chem. Eur. J. 2005, 11, 3349-3362. Full text

40.  Electronic Delocalization in Discotic Liquid Crystals: A Joint Experimental and Theoretical Study

X. Crispin, J. Cornil, R. Friedlein, V. Lemaur, A. Crispin, G. Kestemont, M. Lehmann, M. Fahlman, R. Lazzaroni, Y. Geerts, G. Wendin, J.-L. Brédas, W.R. Salaneck, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 11889-11899. Full text

39.  1,3,6,8-Tetraphenylpyrene Derivatives: Towards Fluorescent Liquid Crystalline Columns?

V. de Halleux, J.-P. Calbert, P. Brocorens, J. Cornil, J.-P. Declercq, J.-L. Brédas, Y. Geerts*, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2004, 14, 649-659. Full text

38.  Hexaazatriisothianaphtenes: New Electron-transport Mesogens?

M. Lehmann, V. Lemaur, J. Cornil, J. L. Brédas, Y. Geerts, Tetrahedron 2004, 60, 3283-3291. Full text

37.  Charge Transport Properties in Discotic Liquid Crystals: A Quantum-Chemical Insight into Structure-Property Relationships

V. Lemaur, D.A. da Silva Filho, V. Coropceanu, M. Lehmann, Y. Geerts, J. Piris, M.G. Debije, A.M. van de Craats, K. Senthilkumar, L.D.A Siebbeles, J.M. Warman, J.L. Brédas, J. Cornil, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 3271-3279. Full text

36.  Tailoring Discotic Mesophases: Columnar Order Enforced with Hydrogen Bonds

R. I. Gearba, M. Lehmann, J. Levin, D. A. Ivanov, M. H. J.Koch, J. Baberá, M. G. Debije, J. Piris, Y. H. Geerts, Adv. Mater. 2003, 15, 1614-1618. Full text

35.  Discotic liquid crystals as electron carrier materials

O. Roussel , G. Kestemont, J. Tant, V. de Halleux, R. G. Aspe, J. Levin, A. Remacle, I.R. Gearba, D. Ivanov, M. Lehmann, Y. H. Geerts, Molec. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 2003, 396, 35-39. Full text

34.  Impact of silicone-based block copolymer surfactant on the surface and bulk microscopic organization of poly(e-caprolactone)

P. Viville, R. Lazzaroni, P. Dubois, A. Kotzev, Y. Geerts, G. Borcia, J.-J. Pireaux, Biomacromolecules 2003, 4, 696-703. Full text

33.  Photogeneration and transport in thin films of p- and n-type discotic liquid crystals

P. Miskiewicz, A. Rybak, J. Jung, I. Glowacki, J. Ulanski, Y. Geerts, M. Watson, K. Mullen, Synth. Met. 2003, 137, 905-906.

32.  Photocurrent Action Spectroscopy in Organic Photovoltaic cells

G. Meinhardt, D. Gruber, G. Jakopic, Y. Geerts, W. Paousek, G. Leising, Synth. Met. 2001, 121, 1593-1594. Full text

31.  Discotic Mesogens with Potential Electron Carrier Properties

G. Kestemont, V. de Halleux, M. Lehmann, D. A. Ivanov, M. Watson, Y. H. Geerts, Chem.Commun. 2001, 2074-2075. Full text

30.  Highly Regular Organization of Conjugated Polymer Chains via Block Copolymer Self-Assembly

P. Leclère, A. Calderonne, D. Marsitzky, V. Francke, Y. Geerts, K. Müllen, J.-L. Brédas, R. Lazzaroni, Adv.Mater. 2000, 12, 1042-1046. Full text

29.  Synthesis of High Molecular Weight trans-Poly(9,9-di-n-octylfluorene-2,7-vinylene) by the Acyclic Diene Metathesis (ADMET) Polymerization Using the Molybdenum Initiator

K. Nomura, H. Morimoto, Y. Imanishi, Z. Ramhani, Y. Geerts, J. Polym. Sci. A, Polym. Chem. 2001, 39, 2463-2470. Full text

28.  Synthesis of soluble oligo(2,5-dioctyloxyphenylene)s by mild oxidative coupling

Véronique M. de Halleux, Yves H. Geerts, Reactive and Functional Polymers 2000, 43, 145–151 Full text

Scientific papers 1993-1999

27.  Electrochemistry, Spectroscopy and Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence of Perylene, Terrylene and Quaterrylene Diimides in Aprotic Solutions

S. K. Lee, Y. Zu, A. Herrmann, Y. Geerts, K. Müllen, A. J. Bard, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1999, 121, 3513-3520. Full text

26.  Charge transport in mesomorphic derivatives of perylene

A. M. van de Craats, J. M. Warman, P. Schlichting, U. Rohr, Y. Geerts, K. Müllen Synth. Met. 1999, 102, 1550-1551. Full text

25.  Synthesis and Characterization of Poly[2]-catenanes Containing Rigid Catenanes Segments

D. Muscat, C. Rosenauer, B. Müller, W. Köhler, H. J. Räder, K. Martin, C. Meiners, S. Mullins, K. Müllen, Y. Geerts, Macromolecules 1999, 32, 1737-1745. Full text

24.  Poly[2]-Catenanes and Cyclic Oligo[2]-Catenanes Containing Alternating Topological and Covalent Bonds: Synthesis and Charaterization

J.-L. Weidmann, J.-M. Kern, J.-P. Sauvage, D. Muscat, S. Mullins, W. Köhler, C. Rosenauer, H.-J. Räder, K. Martin, Y. Geerts, Chem. Eur. J. 1999, 5, 1841. Full text

23.  Synthesis and Characterization of a poly(para-phenyleneethynylene)-b-poly(ethyleneoxide) Rod-Coil Block Copolymer

V. Franke, H. J. Räder, Y. Geerts, K. Müllen, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 1998, 19, 275. Full text

22.  Synthesis of rod-coil block copolymers via end-functionalized poly(para-phenylene)s

D. Marsitzky, T. Brand, Y. Geerts, M. Klapper, K. Müllen, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 1998, 19, 385. Full text

21.  Photophysics of Energy Transfer in Highly Fluorescent Polymers

M. Wohlgenannt, W. Graupner, F. P. Wenzl, S. Tasch, E. J. W. List, G. Leising, M. Graupner, A. Hermetter, U. Rohr, P. Schlichting, Y. Geerts, U. Scherf, K. Müllen, Chem. Phys. 1998, 227, 99.

20.  Efficient color tuning (blue, red-orange, white) of light emitting diodes by excitation energy transfer”,

E.J.W. List, S. Tasch, C. Hochfilzer, G. Leising, P. Schlichting, U. Rohr, Y. Geerts, U. Scherf, K. Müllen, Optical Materials, 1998, 9, 183-187

19.  Dynamics of Photoexcitations in Highly Fluorescent Organic Guest Host Systems

E. J. W. List, W. Graupner, M. Wohlgenannt, G. Leising, J. Partee, J. Shinar, P. Schlichting, U. Rohr, Y. Geerts, U. Scherf, K. Müllen, Optical Materials 1998, 9, 994.

18.  Liquid crystalline perylene-3,4-dicarboximide derivatives

G. Müller, C. Meiners, V. Enkelmann, Y. Geerts, K. Müllen, J. Mater. Chem. 1998, 8, 61-64.

17.  Quaterrylenebis (dicarboximide)s : Near Infrared Absorbing and emitting dyes

Y. Geerts, H. Quante, H. Platz, R. Mahrt, M. Hopmeier, A. Bohm, K. Müllen, J. Mater. Chem. 1998, 8, 2357-2369.

16.  Rapid Charge Transport Along self-assembling Graphitic Nano-Wires

A. M. van de Craats, J. M. Warman, K. Müllen, J. D. Brand, Y. Geerts, Adv. Mater. 1998, 10, 36-38.

15.  Efficient full-colour electroluminescence and simulated emission with polyphenylenes

G. Leising, S. Tasch, C. Brandstätter, W. Graupner, S. Hampel, J. List, F. Meghdadi, C. Zenz, P. Schlichting, U. Rohr, Y. Geerts, U. Scherf, K. Müllen, Synth. Met. 1997, 91, 41-47.

14.  Efficient White Light-emitting Diodes Realised with New Processable Blends of Conjugated Polymers

S. Tasch, J. List, O Ekström, G. Leising, P. Schlichting, U. Rohr, Y. Geerts, U. Scherf, K. Müllen, Appl. Phys. Lett. 1997, 71, 2883-2885.

13.  Efficient red light-emitting diodes realized by excitation energy transfer from blue light-emitting conjugated polymers

S. Tasch, C. Hochfilzer, J. W. E. List, G. Leising, H. Quante, Y. Geerts, U. Scherf, P. Schlichting, U. Rohr, K. Müllen, Phys. Rev. B. 1997, 56, 4479-4483.

12.  Electroluminescenscence from New Polynorbornenes that Contain Blue-Light-Emitting and Charge-Transport Side Chains

T. Boyd, Y. Geerts, J.-K. Lee, D. Fogg, G. Lavoie, R. R. Schrock, M. Rubner, Macromolecules 1997, 30, 3553-3559.

11.  Synthesis of a novel poly[2]-catenane containing rigid catenanes

D. Muscat, Y. Geerts, A. Witte, W. Köhler, K. Müllen, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 1997, 18, 233-241.

10.  Synthesis of Soluble Perylenebisamidine Derivatives – Novel Long-wavelength Absorbing Dyes

H. Quante, Y. Geerts, K. Müllen, Chem. Mater. 1997, 9, 495-500.

9.  New Organic Light Emiting Materials

Y. Geerts, U. Keller, U. Scherf, M. Schneider, K. Müllen, Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1997, 38, 315-316.

8.  Novel Perylene-containing Polymers

H. Quante, P. Schlichting, U. Rohr, Y. Geerts, K. Müllen, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 1996, 197, 4029-4044.

7.  Organized Photochromic Azo-polymeric Structures: Self-assembled and Langmuir-Blodgett-Kuhn Layers

Z. Sekkat, J. Wood, Y. Geerts, A. El Meskini, M. Büchel, W. Knoll, Synth. Met. 1996, 81, 281-285.

6.  Poly[2]-catenanes Containing Alternating Topological and Covalent Bonds

J.-L. Weidmann, J.-M. Kern, J.-P. Sauvage, Y. Geerts, D. Muscat, K. Müllen, Chem. Commun. 1996, 10, 1243-1244.

5.  Surface Plasmon Investigation of Light-Induced Modulation in the Optical Thickness of Molecularly Thin Photochromic Layers

Z. Sekkat, J. Wood, Y. Geerts, W. Knoll, Langmuir 1996, 12, 2976-2980.

4.  Morphology and Permeability of Polymer Blends – I. Crosslinked EPDM-Silicone Blends

Y. Geerts, S. Gillard, G. Geuskens, Eur. Polym. J. 1996, 32, 143-145.

3.  A ‘Smart’ Ultrathin Photochromic Layer

Z. Sekkat, J. Wood, Y. Geerts, W. Knoll, Langmuir 1995, 11, 2856-2859.

2.  Synthesis of Oligo[2]-catenanes

Y. Geerts, D. Muscat, K. Müllen, Macromol. Chem. Phys. 1995, 196, 3425-3435.

1.  Morphology of PE/PDMS Blends: Scanning Electron Microscopy and Accessibility-based Characterization

Y. Geerts, Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1993, 34, 805-806.