For a complete list of publications prior to OIST and at OIST, please refer to Google Scholar.

Publications since summer 2021


14. A brief guide to polymerization terminology (IUPAC Technical Report)

Christine K. Luscombe, Graeme Moad, Roger C. Hiorns, Richard G. Jones, Daniel J. Keddie, John B. Matson, Jan Merna, Tamaki Nakano, Gregory T. Russell, Paul D. Topham

Pure Appl. Chem., 2022, DOI: 10.1515/pac-2021-0115


13. Direct Patterning of Perovskite Nanocrystals on Nanophotonic Cavities with Electrohydrodynamic Inkjet Printing

Theodore A. Cohen, David Sharp, Kyle T. Kluherz, Yueyang Chen, Christopher Munley, Rayne T. Anderson, Connor J. Swanson, James J. De Yoreo, Christine K. Luscombe, Arka Majumdar, Daniel R. Gamelin, J. Devin Mackenzie

Nano Lett., 2022, 14, 5681-5688. DOI: 10.1515/pac-2021-0115


12. In Situ Studies of the Swelling by an Electrolyte in Electrochemical Doping of Ethylene Glycol-Substituted Polythiophene

Lucas Q. Flagg, Laurent E. Asselta, Nicholas D'Antona, Tommaso Nicolini, Natalie Stingelin, Jonathan W. Onorato, Christine K. Luscombe, Ruipeng Li, Lee J. Richter

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2022, 14, 29052-29060. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.2c06169


11. Gaining control over conjugated polymer morphology to improve the performance of organic electronics

Nadzeya A. Kukhta, Christine K. Luscombe

Chem. Commun, 2022, 58, 6982-6997. DOI: 10.1039/D2CC01430K

This article is part of the themed collections: 2022 Pioneering Investigators and Chemical Communications HOT Articles 2022. Also chosen as the front cover!


10. Impact of varying side chain structure on organic electrochemical transistor performance: a series of oligoethylene glycol-substituted polythiophenes

Shinya E. Chen, Lucas Q. Flagg, Jonathan W. Onorato, Lee J. Richter, J. Guo, Christine K. Luscombe, David S. Ginger

J. Mater. Chem. A, 2022, 10, 10738-10749. DOI: 10.1039/D2TA00683A


9. Circular Discovery in Small Molecule and Conjugated Polymer Synthetic Methodology

Amy L. Mayhugh, Preeti Yadav, Christine K. Luscombe

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2022, 144, 6123-6135. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c12455


8. Conjugated Metal–Organic Macrocycles: Synthesis, Characterization, and Electrical Conductivity

Leo B. Zasada, Lorenzo Guio, Austin A. Kamin, Diwash Dhakal, Madison Monahan, Gerald T. Seidler, Christine K. Luscombe, Dianne J. Xiao

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2022, 144, 4515-4521. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c12599


7. The Sustainable Materials Roadmap

Maria-Magdalena Titirici et al. 

JPhys Mater., 2022, accepted



6. An Exception to the Carothers Equation Caused by the Accelerated Chain Extension in a Pd/Ag Cocatalyzed Cross Dehydrogenative Coupling Polymerization

Liwen Xing, Ji-Ren Liu, Xin Hong, Kendall N. Houk, Christine K. Luscombe

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2022, 144, 2311-2322. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.1c12599


5. Consensus statement: Standardized reporting of power-producing luminescent solar concentrator performance

Richard R. Lunt et al. 

Joule, 2022, 6, 8-15. DOI: 10.1016/j.joule.2021.12.004


4. The effect of side chain engineering on conjugated polymers in organic electrochemical transistors for bioelectronic applications

Yifei He, Nadzeya A. Kukhta, Adam Marks, Christine K. Luscombe

J. Mater. Chem. C, 2022, 10, 2314-2332. DOI: 10.1039/D1TC05229B 


3. Organic building blocks at inorganic nanomaterial interfaces

Yunping Huang, Theodore A. Cohen, Breena M. Sperry, Helen Larson, Hao A. Nguyen, Micaela K. Homer, Florence Y. Dou, Laura M. Jacoby, Brandi M. Cossairt, Daniel R. Gamelin, Christine K. Luscombe

Mater. Horiz., 2022, 9, 61-97. DOI: 10.1039/D1MH01294K


2. Molecular Design Strategies toward Improvement of Charge Injection and Ionic Conduction in Organic Mixed Ionic–Electronic Conductors for Organic Electrochemical Transistors

Nadzeya A. Kukhta, Adam Marks, Christine K. Luscombe

Chem. Rev., 2022, 122, 4325-4355. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.1c00266


1. Glossary of terms relating to electronic, photonic and magnetic properties of polymers (IUPAC Recommendations 2021)

Jiří Vohlídal, Carlos F. O. Graeff, Roger C. Hiorns, Richard G. Jones, Christine Luscombe, Francois Schué, Natalie Stingelin, Michael G. Walter

Pure Appl. Chem., 2022, 94, 15-69. DOI: 10.1515/pac-2020-0501

Since summer 2021

8. Advances in applying C–H functionalization and naturally sourced building blocks in organic semiconductor synthesis

Liwen Xing, Christine K. Luscombe

J. Mater. Chem. C, 2021, 9, 16391. DOI: 10.1039/D1TC04128B


7. Strategies for the Development of Conjugated Polymer Molecular Dynamics Force Fields Validated with Neutron and X-ray Scattering

Caitlyn M. Wolf, Lorenzo Guio, Sage Scheiwiller, Viktoria Pakhnyuk, Christine K. Luscombe, Lilo D. Pozzo

ACS Polym Au, 2021, 1, 134-152. DOI: 10.1021/acspolymersau.1c00027


6. Triarylborane-BODIPY conjugate: An efficient non-fullerene electron acceptor for bulk heterojunction organic solar cell

Samir Kumar Sarkar, Lauren J. Kang, Upendra Kumar Pandey, Christine K. Luscombe, Pakkirisamy Thilagar

Sol. Energy, 2021, 230, 242-249. DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2021.10.048


5. Correlating conductivity and Seebeck coefficient to doping within crystalline and amorphous domains in poly(3-(methoxyethoxyethoxy)thiophene)

Tengzhou Ma, Ban Xuan Dong, Jonathan W. Onorato, Jens Niklas, Oleg Poluektov, Christine K. Luscombe, Shrayesh N. Patel

J. Polym. Sci., 2021, 59, 2797-2808. DOI: 10.1002/pol.20210608


4. Ionic Dopant-Induced Ordering Enhances the Thermoelectric Properties of a Polythiophene-Based Block Copolymer

Ban Xuan Dong, Ziwei Liu, Jonathan W. Onorato, Tengzhou Ma, Joseph Strzalka, Peter Bennington, Christine K. Luscombe, Christopher K. Ober, Paul F. Nealey, Shrayesh N. Patel

Adv. Funct. Mater., 2021, 31, 2106991. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202106991


3. Room Temperature C–H Arylation of Benzofurans by Aryl Iodides

Amy L. Mayhugh and Christine K. Luscombe

Org. Lett. 2021, 23, 7079–7082. DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.1c02397


2. Naturally Derived Organic Dyes for LED Lightings of High Color Rendering and Fidelity Index

Yunping Huang, Theodore A. Cohen, Christine K. Luscombe

Adv. Sustain. Syst., 2021, 6, 2000300. DOI: 10.1002/adsu.202000300


1. Side chain engineering control of mixed conduction in oligoethylene glycol-substituted polythiophenes

Jonathan W. Onorato, Zhongyang Wang, Yangyang Sun, Christian Nowak, Lucas Q. Flagg, Ruipeng Li, Ban Xuan Dong, Lee J. Richter, Fernando A. Escobedo, Paul F. Nealey, Shrayesh N. Patel and Christine K. Luscombe

J. Mater. Chem. A, 2021, 9, 21410-21423. DOI: 10.1039/D1TA05379E