O’Connor Google Scholar

(Updated 10/2017)


1. N. Balar, B.T. O’Connor, Correlating Crack Onset Strain and Cohesive Fracture Energy in Polymer Semiconductor Films, Macromolecules, 2017. link

2. M. Moshonas, N.A. Stathopoulos, B.T. O’Connor, A.C. Bedeloglu, S.P. Savaidis, S. Vasiliadis, Optical Modeling of Fiber Organic Photovoltaic Structures, Using a Transmission Line Method, Applied Optics, 2017. link

3. B.C. Hoffman, T. Mcafee, S. Pazoki, A. Apperson, B.T. O’Connor, D.B Dougherty, Temperature Controlled Interlayer Disorder in Ultrathin Films of α-Sexithiophene, Thin Solid Films, 2017. link

4. L. Ye, Y. Xiong, S. Li, M. Ghasemi, N. Balar, J. Turner, A. Gadisa, J. Hou, B.T. O’Connor, H. Ade, Precise Manipulation of Multi-length Scale Morphology and Its Influence on Eco-friendly Printed All-Polymer Solar Cells, Advanced Functional Materials, 2017. link

5. J Kim, A. Gadisa, C. Schaefer, H. Yao, B.R. Gautam, N. Balar, M. Ghasemi, I. Constantinuo, F. So, B.T. O’Connor, K. Gundogdu, J. Hou, H. Ade, Strong Polymer Molecular Weight-Dependent Material Interactions: Impact on the Formation of the Polymer/Fullerene Bulk Heterojunction Morphology, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2017. link

6. H. Yu, C. Chung, N. Shewmon, S. Ho, J.H. Carpenter, R. Larrabee, T. Sun, J.L. Jones, H. Ade, B.T. O’Connor, F. So, Flexible Inorganic Ferroelectric Thin Films for Nonvolatile Memory Devices, Advanced Functional Materials, 1700461, 2017. link

7. R. Yang, P. Sen, B.T. O’Connor, MW. Kudenov, Intrinsic coincident full-Stokes polarimeter using stacked organic photovoltaics, Applied Optics, 56, 1768, 2017. link

8. B.T. O’Connor, O.M. Awartani, N. Balar, Morphological considerations of organic films for flexible and stretchable devices, MRS Bulletin, 42, 2, 2017. link

9. T. Sun, J.I. Scott, M. Wang, R.J. Kline, G. Bazan, B.T. O’Connor, Plastic Deformation of Polymer Blends as a Means to Achieve Stretchable Organic Transistors, Advanced Electronic Materials, 3, 1, 2017.  link


10. L. Ye, Y. Xiong, H. Yao, A.G. Dinku, H. Zhang, S. Li, M. Ghasemi, N. Balar, A. Hunt, B.T. O’Connor, J. Hou, H. Ade, Blade-Coating in Air from Food Additive Solvent Yield High Performance Organic Photovoltaic Cells, Chem. Mat, 28, 7451, 2016. link

11. S. Gupta Roy, O.M. Awartani, P. Sen, B.T. O’Connor, M.W. Kudenov, Intrinsic coincident linear polarimetry using stacked organic photovoltaics, Optics Express, 24, 13, 2016. link

12. J.I. Scott, X. Xue, M. Wang, R.J. Kline, B.C. Hoffman, D. Dougherty, C. Zhou, G. Bazan, B.T. O’Connor, Significantly Increasing the Ductility of High Performance Polymer Semiconductors Though Polymer Blending, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8, 1403, 2016. link

13. B. Zhao, O. Awartani, B. O’Connor, M. Zikry, A direct correlation of x-ray diffraction orientation distributions to the in-plane stiffness of semi-crystalline organic semiconducting films, Applied Physics Letters, 108, 181902, 2016. link

14. M. Antonik, B.T. O’Connor, S. Ferguson, Performance and Design Comparison of a Bulk Thermoelectric Cooler with a Hybrid Architecture, ASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, 8, 021022, 2016. DOI:10.1115/1.4032637 link

15. B. Zhao, O. Awartani, B. O’Connor, M.A. Zikry, Microstructural Behavior and Failure Mechanisms of Organic Semicrystalline Thin Film Blends, Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, 54, 896, 2016. link

16. O.M. Awartani, B. Zhao, T. Curie, R.J. Kline, M.A. Zikry, B.T. O’Connor, Anisotropic elastic modulus of oriented regioregular poly(3-hexylthiophene) films, Macromolecules, 49, 327, 2016. link


17. X. Xue, G. Chandler, X. Zhang, R.J. Kline, Z. Fie, M. Heeney, P.J. Diemer, O.D. Jurchescu, B.T. O’Connor, Oriented Liquid crystalline polymer Semiconductor films with large ordered domains, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7, 26726,

18. T. Sun, J.L. Peavey, M.D. Shelby, S. Ferguson, B.T. O’Connor, Heat shrink formation of a corrugated thin film thermoelectric generator, Energy Conversion and Management, 103, 674, 2015. link

19. B. Kitchen, O. Awartani, R.J. Kline, T. McAfee, H. Ade, B.T. O’Connor, Tuning open-circuit voltage in organic solar cells with molecular orientation, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7, 13208, 2015. link

20. O. Owoyele, S. Ferguson, B.T. O’Connor, Performance analysis of a thermoelectric cooler with a corrugated architecture, Applied Energy, 147, 184, 2015. link

21. O. Awartani, M.W. Kudenov, R.J. Kline, B.T. O’Connor, In-plane alignment in organic solar cells to probe the morphological dependence of charge recombination, Advanced Functional Materials, 25, 1296, 2015. link


22. O. Awartani, M.W. Kudenov, B.T. O’Connor, Organic photovoltaic cells with controlled polarization sensitivity, Applied Physics Letters, 104, 093306, 2014. link

23. B.T. O’Connor, O.G. Reid, X. Zhang, R.J. Kline, L.J. Richter, D.J. Gundlach, D.M. DeLongchamp, M.F. Toney, N. Kopidakis, G. Rumbles, Morphological origin of charge transport anisotropy in aligned polythiophene thin films, Advanced Functional Materials, 24, 3422, 2014. link


24. D. Gargi, R.J. Kline, D.M. DeLongchamp, D.A. Fischer, M.F. Toney, B.T. O’Connor, Charge transport in highly face-on poly(3-hexylthiophene) films, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117, 17421, 2013. link

25. O. Awartani, B.I. Lemanski, H. Ro, L.J. Richter, D.M. DeLongchamp, B.T. O’Connor, Correlating stiffness, ductility, and morphology of polymer:fullerene films for solar cell applications, Advanced Energy Materials, 3, 3, 2013. link

2012 & earlier

26. H. Ro, B. Akgun, B.T. O’Connor, M. Hammond, R.J. Kline, C.R. Snyder, S.K. Satija, A.L. Ayzner, M.F. Toney, C.L. Soles, D.M. DeLongchamp, Poly(3-hexylthiophene) and [6,6]-Phenyl-C-61-butyric Acid Methyl Ester mixing in organic solar cells, Macromolecules, 45, 6587-6599, 2012. link

27. B. O’Connor, R.J. Kline, B.R. Conrad, L.J. Richter, D. Gundlach, M.F. Toney, D.M. DeLongchamp, Anisotropic structure and charge transport in highly strain-aligned regioregular poly(3-hexylthiophene), Advanced Functional Materials, 21, 3697, 2011. link

28. B. O’Connor, E.P. Chan, C. Chan, B.R. Conrad, L.J. Richter, R.J. Kline, M. Heeney, I. McCulloch, C.L. Soles, D.M. DeLongchamp, Correlations between mechanical and electrical properties of polythiophenes. ACS Nano, 4, 12, 2010. link

29. B. O’Connor, D. Nothern, K.P. Pipe, M. Shtein, High efficiency, broadband solar cell architectures based on arrays of volumetrically distributed narrowband photovoltaic fibers. Optics Express, 18, 103, 2010. link

30. K.H. An, B. O’Connor, K.P. Pipe, M. Shtein, Organic photodetector with spectral response tunable across the visible spectrum by means of internal optical microcavity. Organic Electronics, 10, 1152, 2009. link

31. B. O’Connor, C. Haughn, K.H. An, K.P. Pipe, M. Shtein, Transparent and conductive electrodes based on unpatterned, thin metal films. Applied Physics Letters, 93, 223304, 2008. link

32. K.H. An, B. O’Connor, Y. Zhao, K.P. Pipe, M. Shtein, Scanning optical probe microscope with sub-micrometer resolution using an organic photodetector. Applied Physics Letters 93, 033311, 2008. link

33. B. O’Connor, K.P. Pipe, M. Shtein, Fiber based organic photovoltaic devices. Applied Physics Letters 92, 193306,

34. Y. Zhao, K.H. An, S. Chen, B. O’Connor, K.P. Pipe, M. Shtein, Localized current injection and submicron organic light-emitting device on a pyramidal atomic force microscopy tip. Nano Letters 7, 3645, 2007. link

35. B. O’Connor, K.H. An, Y. Zhao, K.P. Pipe, M. Shtein, Fiber shaped organic light emitting device. Advanced Materials 19, 3897, 2007. link

36. B. O’Connor, K.H. An, Y. Zhao, K.P. Pipe, M. Shtein, Enhanced optical field intensity distribution in organic photovoltaics using external coatings. Applied Physics Letters 89, 233502, 2006. link

37. K.H. An, B. O’Connor, Y. Zhao, K.P. Pipe, M. Shtein, Organic light emitting device on a scanning probe cantilever. Applied Physics Letters 89, 111117, 2006. link