Publications

2018

  • Timasi, N.; Tafazoli, S.;  Nouri, E.; Mohammadi, M. R.; Li, Y. “Solvent Engineering Based on Triethylenetetramine (TETA) for Perovskite Solar Cells Processed in Ambient-Air”Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2019, Accepted Manuscript. DOI: 10.1039/C9PP00071B.

  • Aineband, S.; Nouri, E.; Mohammadi, M.R.; Li, Y. “Performance of CoTiO3 as an oxide perovskite material for light scattering layer of dye- sensitized solar cells”, New J. Chem.,2019, 43, 3760.

  • Yang, Y.; Prizker, M.; Li, Y. “Electrodeposited p-type Cu2O thin films at high pH for all-oxide solar cells with improved performance” Thin Solid Films, 2019, accepted. DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2019.02.014.

  • Kynaston, E. L.; Winchell, K. J.; Yee, P. Y.; Manion, J. G.; Hendsbee, A. D.; Li, Y.; Huettner, S.; Tolbert, S. H.; Seferos, D. S. “Poly(3-alkylthiophene)-blockPoly(3-alkylselenophene)s: Conjugated Diblock Copolymers with Atypical Self-Assembly Behavior” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2019, 11 (7), pp 7174–7183.

  • Chen, Shaoyun; Meng, Y.; Li, Y.; Qu, B.; Zhuo, D. “Effect of the length and branching point of alkyl side chains on DPP-thieno[3,2-b]thiophene copolymers for organic thin-film transistors”, Optical Materials 2019, 88, 500–507.

  • Brynn P. Charron, B. P.; Ocheje, M. U.; Selivanova, M.; Hendsbee, A.; Li, Y.; Rondeau-Gagne, S. J. Mater. Chem. C. 2018, 6, 12070-12078.

  • Brynn P. Charron, Michael U. Ocheje, Mariia Selivanova, Arthur Hendsbee, Yuning Li and Simon Rondeau-Gagne, J. Mater. Chem. C20186, 12070-12078.

  • Randell, N.M; Radford, C.L; Yang, J.; Quinn, J.; Hou, D.; Li, Y.; Kelly, T.L. “Effect of Acceptor Unit Length and Planarity on the Optoelectronic Properties of Isoindigo-Thiophene Donor-Acceptor Polymers” Chem. Mater., 2018, 30 (14), pp 4864–4873.

  • Longlong Yan, Xiguang Gao, Joseph Palathinkal Thomas, Ngai Jenner, Haig Altounian, Kam Tong Leung, Yuezhong Meng, and Yuning Li “Ionically cross-linked PEDOT:PSS as a multi-functional conductive binder for high-performance lithium–sulfur batteries” Sustainable Energy Fuels, 2018, 2, 1574-1581.

  • Arthur D. Hendsbee and Yuning Li “Performance Comparisons of Polymer Semiconductors Synthesized by Direct (Hetero)Arylation Polymerization (DHAP) and Conventional Methods for Organic Thin Film Transistors and Organic Photovoltaics” Molecules 2018, 23(6), 1255.
  • Sheng Huang, Chao Meng, Min Xiao, Shan Ren, Shuanjin Wang, Dongmei Han, Yuning Li, and Yuezhong Meng “Pseudocapacitive Sodium Storage by Ferroelectric Sn2P2S6 with Layered Nanostructure” Small 2018, 14, 1704367.
  • Yinghui He, Xu Li, Haitao Liu, Han Meng, Guan Ying Wang, Bo Cui, Jinliang Wang and Yuning Li, A new n-type polymer based on N,N’-dialkoxynaphthalenediimide (NDIO) for organic thin-film transistors and all-polymer solar cells. J. Mater. Chem. C2018, 6, 1349-1352.
  • Liuyong Hu, Jinfeng Han, Wenqiang Qiao, Xiaokang Zhou, Canglong Wang, Dongge Ma, Yuning Li and Zhi Yuan Wang. Side-chain engineering in naphthalenediimidebased n-type polymers for high-performance all-polymer photodetectors. Polymer Chemistry Polym. Chem.2018, 9, 327-334, accepted on December 19, 2017.

Book chapter:

  • Ngai, J. H. L; Gao, X.; Li, Y. Chapter 4: Donor–Acceptor Type Conjugated Electrochromic Polymers. In Electrochromic Smart Materials: Fabrication and Applications, Jian Wei Xu, Ming Hui Chua, Kwok Wei Shah (ed.), The Royal Society of Chemistry (ISBN 978-1-78801-143-3), 07 Jan 2019

2017


  • Yinghui He, Jesse T. E. Quinn, Dongliang Hou, Jenner H.L. Ngai and Yuning Li. A small bandgap (3E,7E)-3,7-bis(2-oxoindolin-3-ylidene)benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b’]difuran-2,6(3H,7H)-dione (IBDF) based polymer semiconductor for near-infrared organic phototransistors. J. Mater. Chem. C2017, 5, 12163-12171, accepted on November 6, 2017.
  • Huang, Sheng; Meng, Chao; Xiao, Min; Ren, Shan; Wang, ShuanJin; Han, Dongmei; Li, Yuning; Meng, Yuezhong, Multi-shell Tin Phosphide Nanospheres as High Performance Anode Material of Sodium Ion Battery. Sustainable Energy Fuels 20171, 1944-1949, accepted on 31 Aug 2017
  • Thomas Bura, Serge Beaupré, Olzhas A. Ibraikulov, Marc-André Légaré, Jesse Quinn, Patrick Lévêque, Thomas Heiser, Yuning Li, Nicolas Leclerc, and Mario Leclerc, New Fluorinated Dithienyldiketopyrrolopyrrole Monomers and Polymers for Organic Electronics, Macromolecules201750 (18), pp 7080–7090 (Published: September 15, 2017).
  • Jesse T. E. Quinn, Fezza Haider, Haritosh Patel, Daid A. Khan, Zhi Yuan Wang, and Yuning Li, Ultrafast photoresponse organic phototransistors based on pyrimido[4,5-g]quinazoline-4,9-dione polymer.  J. Mater. Chem. C2017, accepted on August 8, 2017.
  • Jesse T. E. Quinn, Jiaxin Zhu, Xu Li, Jinliang Wang and Yuning Li, Recent progress in developing n-type organic semiconductors for organic field effect transistors. J. Mater. Chem. C2017, 5, 8742-8748, accepted on August 8, 2017.
  • Yinghui He, Jesse Quinn, Suhyun Lee, Guan Ying Wang, Xu Li, Jinliang Wang, and Yuning Li, An aromatic amine-containing polymer as an additive to ambipolar polymer semiconductor realizing unipolar n-type charge transport, Organic Electronics2017, 49, 406-414 (accepted on July 10, 2017).
  • Jesse T. E. Quinn,‡ Chang Guo,‡ Fezza Haider, Haritosh Patel, Daid A. Khan and Yuning Li, Regioisomerism of alkyl-substituted bithiophene comonomer in (3E,8E)-3,8-bis(2-oxoindolin-3-ylidene)naphtho-[1,2-b:5,6-b′]difuran-2,7(3H,8H)-dione (INDF) based D-A polymers for organic thin film transistors. J. Mater. Chem. C, 2017, 5, 5902-5909. Accepted on May 14, 2017. (Included in the Hot Article 2017 web collection for Journal of Materials Chemistry C.)
  • Le Borgne, M.; Quinn, J.; Martin, J.; Stingelin, N.; Li, Y.; Wantz, G. New 3,3′-(ethane-1, 2- diylidene)bis(indolin-2-one) (EBI)-based small molecule semiconductors for organic solar cells. J. Mater. Chem. C. 2017, 5, 5143-5153. Accepted on April 13, 2017.
  • Yan, L.; Han. D.; Xiao, M.; Ren, S.; Li, Y.; Wang, S.; Meng, Y. Instantaneously Carbonization of Acetylenic Polymer into Highly Conductive Graphene-like Carbon and Its Application in Lithium-Sulfur Batteries.J. Mater. Chem. A. 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7TA01400G. Accepted 14 Mar 2017.
  • Hu, L.; Qiao, W.; Zhou, X.; Han, J.; Zhang, X.; Ma, D.; Li, Y.; Wang, Z. Y. Side-Chain Engineering for Fine-Tuning of Molecular Packing and Nanoscale Blend Morphology in Polymer Photodetectors.Polym. Chem., DOI: 10.1039/C7PY00087A.Accepted 08 Mar 2017.
  • Hu, L.; Qiao, W.; Zhou, X.; Zhang, X.; Ma, D.; Li, Y.; Wang, Z. Y. Effect of Compositions of Acceptor Polymers on Dark Current and Photocurrent of All-Polymer Bulk-Heterojunction Photodetectors.Polymer 2017 (doi: 10.1016/j.polymer.2017.02.060). (Accepted on 19 February 2017)
  • Bura, T.; Beaupre, S.; Légaré, M.; Quinn, J.; Blaskovits, T.; Rochette, É.; Fontaine, F.; Pron, A.; Li, Y.; Leclerc, M. Direct Heteroarylation Polymerization: Guidelines for Defect-Free Conjugated Polymers. Chem. Sci. 2017 DOI: 10.1039/C7SC00589J
  • Blaskovits, J. T.; Bura, T.; Beaupré, S.; Lopez, S. A.; Roy, C.; de Goes Soares, J.; Oh, A.; Quinn, J.; Li, Y.; Aspuru-Guzik, A.; et al. A Study of the Degree of Fluorination in Regioregular Poly(3-hexylthiophene). Macromolecules 2017, 50 (1), 162–174 DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b02365
  • Han, J.; Qi, J.; Zheng, X.; Wang, Y.; Hu, L.; Guo, C.; Wang, Y.; Li, Y.; Ma, D.; Qiao, W.; et al. Low-bandgap Donor-Acceptor Polymers for Photodetectors with Photoresponsivity from 300 nm to 1600 nm. J. Mater. Chem. C 2017, 5, 159-165 DOI: 10.1039/C6TC05031J.
  • Hu, L.; Qiao, W.; Han, J.; Zhou, X.; Wang, C.; Ma, D.; Wang, Z. Y.; Li, Y. Naphthalene diimide–diketopyrrolopyrrole copolymers as non-fullerene acceptors for use in bulk-heterojunction all-polymer UV–NIR photodetectors. Polym. Chem. 2017, 8, 528-536 DOI: 10.1039/C6PY01828A.

2016


  • Yao, C.; Carlisi, C.; Li, Y.; Chen, D.; Ding, J.; Feng, Y.-L. Interaction potency of single-walled carbon nanotubes with DNAs: a novel assay for assessment of hazard risk. PLOS ONE, 2016, PLoS ONE 11(12): e0167796 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0167796
  • Quinn, J.; Patel, H.; Haider, F.; Khan, D. A.; Li, Y. Converting a semiconducting polymer from ambipolar into n-type dominant by amine end-capping. ChemElectroChem 2016, 4, 256. DOI: 10.1002/celc.201600628.
  • Chow, M. J.; Sun, B.; He, Y.; Payne, M. M.; Anthony, J. E.; Li, Y.; Levine, P. M.; Wong, W. S. Transistor Sizing for Bias-Stress Instability Compensation in Inkjet-Printed Organic Complementary Inverters. IEEE Electron Device Lett. 2016, 37 (11), 1438-1441 DOI: 10.1109/LED.2016.2614536
  • Quinn, J.; He, Y.; Khan, D. A.; Rasmussen, J.; Patel, H.; Haider, F.; Kapadia, W.; Li, Y. Synthesis, characterization, and air stability study of pyrimido[4,5-g]quinazoline-4,9-dione-based polymers for organic thin-film transistors. RSC Adv. 20166 (82), 78477–78485 DOI: 10.1039/C6RA17595C.
  • Yang, Y.; Li, Y.; Pritzker, M. Control of Cu2O Film Morphology Using Potentiostatic Pulsed Electrodeposition. Electrochimica Acta 2016213, 225–235 DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2016.07.116.
  • Zhang, J.; Xiao, P.; Dumur, F.; Guo, C.; Hong, W.; Li, Y.; Gigmes, D.; Graff, B.; Fouassier, J.-P.; Lalevée, J. Polymeric Photoinitiators: A New Search toward High Performance Visible Light Photoinitiating Systems. Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2016217 (19), 2145–2153 DOI: 10.1002/macp.201600260.
  • Sun, B.; Hong, W.; Guo, C.; Sutty, S.; Aziz, H.; Li, Y. Utilization of hole trapping effect of aromatic amines to convert polymer semiconductor from ambipolar into n-type. Org. Electron. 201637, 190–196 DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2016.06.028.
  • Guo, C.; Quinn, J.; Sun, B.; Li, Y. Dramatically Different Charge Transport Properties of Bisthienyl Diketopyrrolopyrrole-Bithiazole Copolymers Synthesized via Two Direct (Hetero)arylation Polymerization Routes. Polym. Chem. 20167 (27), 4515–4524 DOI: 10.1039/C6PY00762G.
  • Guo, L.; Quinn, J.; Wang, J.; Guo, C.; Li, X.; Wang, J.; Li, Y.  A fluorene-fused triphenodioxazine (FTPDO) based polymer with remarkable thermal stability and significantly enhanced charge transport performance in air. Dyes Pigments 2016, 132, 329-335 DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2016.05.011
  • He, Y.; Quinn, J.; Deng, Y.; Li, Y. 3,7-Bis((E)-2-oxoindolin-3-ylidene)-3,7-dihydrobenzo[1,2-b:4,5-b′]dithiophene-2,6-dione (IBDT) based polymer with balanced ambipolar charge transport performance. Org. Electron. 201635, 41–46 DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2016.05.003.
  • Deng, Y.; Sun, B.; Quinn, J.; He, Y.; Ellard, J.; Guo, C.; Li, Y. Thiophene-S,S-dioxidized indophenines as high performance n-type organic semiconductors for thin film transistors. RSC Adv. 20166 (51), 45410–45418 DOI: 10.1039/C6RA06316K.
  • Pouliot, J.-R.; Wakioka, M.; Ozawa, F.; Li, Y.; Leclerc, M. Structural Analysis of Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Prepared via Direct Heteroarylation Polymerization. Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2016 DOI: 10.1002/macp.201600050.
  • Le Borgne, M.; Quinn, J.; Martín, J.; Stingelin, N.; Wantz, G.; Li, Y. Synthesis and properties of a novel narrow band gap oligomeric diketopyrrolopyrrole-based organic semiconductor. Dyes Pigm. 2016131 (August 2016), 160–167 DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2016.04.002.
  • Deng, Y.; Sun, B.; Quinn, J.; He, Y.; Ellard, J.; Guo, C.; Li, Y. Thiophene-S,S-dioxidized indophenine (IDTO) based donor-acceptor polymers for n-channel organic thin film transistors. RSC Adv. 20166 (41), 34849–34854 DOI: 10.1039/C6RA03221D.
  • Quinn, J.; Guo, G.; Ko, L.; Sun, B.; He, Y.; Li, Y. “Pyrazino[2,3-g]quinoxaline-2,7-dione based π-conjugated polymers with affinity towards acids and semiconductor performance in organic thin film transistors”, RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 22043–22051.
  • Deng, Y.; Sun, B.; He, Y.; Quinn, J.; Guo, C.; Li, Y. Thiophene-S,S-dioxidized Indophenine: A Quinoid-Type Building Block with High Electron Affinity for Constructing n-Type Polymer Semiconductors with Narrow Band Gaps. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201655 (10), 3459–3462 DOI: 10.1002/anie.201508781.

2015


  • Qi, J.; Han, J.; Zhou, X.; Guo, C.; Yang, D.; Qiao, W.; Li, Y.; Ma, D.; Wang, Z. Y.       End-Group Engineering of Low-Bandgap Compounds for High-Detectivity Solution-Processed Small-Molecule Photodetectors. J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119, 25243–25251. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b08471
  • Quinn, J.; Guo, C.; Sun, B.; Chan, A.; He, Y.; Jin, E.; Li, Y. Pyrimido[4,5-g]quinazoline-4,9-dione as a new building block for constructing polymer semiconductors with high sensitivity to acids and hole transport performance in organic thin film transistors. J. Mater. Chem. C 20153 (45), 11937–11944 DOI: 10.1039/C5TC02472B.
  • Kozycz, L. M.; Guo, C; Manion, J. G.; Tilley, A. J.; Lough, A. J.;  Li, Y.; Seferos, D. S. Enhanced Electron Mobility in Crystalline Thionated Naphthalene Diimides. J. Mater. Chem. C 2015, 3, 11505-11515 DOI: 10.1039/C5TC02753E
  • Guo, C.; Quinn, J.; Sun, B.; Li, Y. Regioisomeric control of charge transport polarity for indigo-based polymers. Polym. Chem. 20156 (39), 6998–7004 DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00821B.
  • Sun, B.; Hong, W.; Thibau, E. S.; Aziz, H.; Lu, Z.-H.; Li, Y. Polyethylenimine (PEI) As an Effective Dopant To Conveniently Convert Ambipolar and p-Type Polymers into Unipolar n-Type Polymers. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 20157 (33), 18662–18671 DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b05097.
  • Bridges, C. R.; Guo, C.; Yan, H.; Miltenburg, M.; Li, P.; Li, Y.; Seferos, D. S. Conjugated Polymers with Switchable Electronic Properties. Macromolecules 2015, 48, 5587–5595 DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b01225
  • He, Y.; Guo, C.; Sun, B.; Quinn, J.; Li, Y. Branched alkyl ester side chains rendering large polycyclic (3E,7E)-3,7-bis(2-oxoindolin-3-ylidene)benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b′]difuran-2,6(3H,7H)-dione (IBDF) based donor–acceptor polymers solution-processability for organic thin film transistors. Polym. Chem. 20156 (37), 6689–6697 DOI: 10.1039/C5PY00782H.
  • Deng, Y.; Sun, B.; He, Y.; Quinn, J.; Guo, C.; Li, Y. (3E,8E)-3,8-Bis(2-oxoindolin-3-ylidene)naphtho-[1,2-b:5,6-b’]difuran-2,7(3H,8H)-dione (INDF) based polymers for organic thin-film transistors with highly balanced ambipolar charge transport characteristics. Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 13515-13518 DOI: 10.1039/C5CC03917G
  • Murphy, L.; Sun, B.; Hong, W.; Aziz, H.; Li, Y. Study of Vertical and Lateral Charge Transport Properties of DPP-Based Polymer/PC61BM Films Using Space Charge Limited Current (SCLC) and Field Effect Transistor Methods and their Effects on Photovoltaic Characteristics. Australian Journal of Chemistry 201568 (11), 1741 DOI: 10.1071/CH15283.
  • Wei, S.; Zhang, Y.; Liu, J.; Li, X.; Wu, Y.; Wei, H.; Weng, Y.; Gao, X.; Li, Y.; Wang, S.-D.; et al. Large Modulation of Charge Transport Anisotropy by Controlling the Alignment of π–π Stacks in Diketopyrrolopyrrole-Based Polymers. Adv. Mater. Interfaces 20152 (13) DOI: 10.1002/admi.201500153.
  • Zhang, J.; Zivic, N.; Dumur, F.; Guo, C.; Li, Y.; Xiao, P.; Graff, B.; Gigmes, D.; Fouassier, J. P.; Lalée, J. Panchromatic photoinitiators for radical, cationic and thiol-ene polymerization reactions: A search in the diketopyrrolopyrrole or indigo dye series. Mater. Today Commun. 20154, 101–108 DOI: 10.1016/j.mtcomm.2015.06.007.
  • Guo, C.; Quinn, J.; Sun, B.; Li, Y.  Indigo-based Polymer Bearing Thermocleavable Side Chains for N-Type Organic Thin Film Transistors. J. Mater. Chem. C 2015, 3, 5226-5232 DOI: 10.1039/C5TC00512D
  • He, Y.; Guo, C.; Sun, B.; Quinn, J.; Li, Y. (3E,7E)-3,7-Bis(2-oxoindolin-3-ylidene)-5,7-dihydropyrrolo[2,3-f]indole-2,6(1H,3H)-dione based polymers for ambipolar organic thin film transistors. Chem. Commun. 201551 (38), 8093–8096 DOI: 10.1039/C5CC01021G.
  • Tilley, A. J.; Guo, C.; Miltenburg, M. B.; Schon, T. B.; Yan, H.; Li, Y.; Seferos, D. S. Thionation Enhances the Electron Mobility of Perylene Diimide for High Performance n-Channel Organic Field Effect Transistors. Adv. Funct. Mater. 201525 (22), 3321–3329 DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201500837.
  • Hong, W.; Chen, S.; Sun, B.; Arnould, M.; Meng, Y.; Li, Y. Is a polymer semiconductor having a “perfect” regular structure desirable for organic thin film transistors? Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 3225-3235 DOI: 10.1039/C5SC00843C
  • Hong, W.; Guo, C.; Sun, B.; Li, Y. (3Z,3’Z)-3,3′-(Hydrazine-1,2-diylidene)bis(indolin-2-one) as a new electron-acceptor building block for donor-acceptor p-conjugated polymers for organic thin film transistors. J. Mater. Chem. C 2015, 3, 4464-4470 DOI: 10.1039/C5TC00447K
  • Quinn, J.; Jin, E.; Li, Y. New synthetic route to pyrimido[4,5-g]quinazoline-4,9-diones. Tetrahedron Lett. 201556 (17), 2280–2282 DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2015.03.085.
  • Morin, P.-O.; Bura, T.; Sun, B.; Gorelsky, S. I.; Li, Y.; Leclerc, M. Conjugated Polymers à la Carte from Time-Controlled Direct (Hetero)Arylation Polymerization. ACS Macro Lett. 20154 (1), 21–24 DOI: 10.1021/mz500656g.
  • Pouliot, J.-R.; Sun, B.; Leduc, M.; Najari, A.; Li, Y.; Leclerc, M. A high mobility DPP-based polymer obtained via direct (hetero)arylation polymerization. Polym. Chem. 20156 (2), 278–282 DOI: 10.1039/C4PY01222D.
  • Sun, B.; Hong, W.; Aziz, H.; Li, Y. A pyridine-flanked diketopyrrolopyrrole (DPP)-based donor-acceptor polymer showing high mobility in ambipolar and n-channel organic thin film transistors. Polym. Chem. 2015, 6, 938-945 DOI: 10.1039/C4PY01193G

2014


  • Sun, B.; Hong, W.; Thibau, E.; Aziz, H.; Lu, Z.-H.; Li, Y. Facile conversion of polymer organic thin film transistors from ambipolar and p-type into unipolar n-type using polyethyleneimine (PEI)-modified electrodes. Org. Electron. 201415 (12), 3787–3794 DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2014.10.026.
  • He, Y.; Hong, W.; Li, Y. New building blocks for π-conjugated polymer semiconductors for organic thin film transistors and photovoltaics. J. Mater. Chem. C 2014, 2, 8651-8661 (Accepted on 24 August 2014) DOI: 10.1039/C4TC01201A
  • Yang, Y.; Li, Y.; Pritzker, M. Morphological Evolution of Anodic TiO2 Nanotubes, RSC Adv., 2014, 4 (68), 35833 – 35843 (Accepted 07 Aug 2014) DOI: 10.1039/C4RA05006A
  • Yan, Z.; Sun, B.; Guo, C.; Li, Y. Synthesis and properties of azothiazole based p-conjugated polymers. J. Mater. Chem. C, 2014, 2, 7096-7103 (accepted on 26 Jun 2014) DOI: 10.1039/C4TC00809J
  • Guo, C.; Sun, B.; Li, Y. Synthesis and properties of pyrrolo[3,4-c]pyrrole-1,3-dione based polymer semiconductors and their performance in organic thin film transistors. Polym. Chem. 20145 (18), 5247–5254 DOI: 10.1039/c4py00372a.
  • Chen, S.; Sun, B.; Guo, C.; Hong, W.; Meng, Y.; Li, Y. 3,3’-(Ethane-1,2-diylidene)bis(indolin-2-one) based conjugated polymers for organic thin film transistors. Chem. Commun. 201450 (49), 6509–12 DOI: 10.1039/c4cc02840f.
  • Guo, C.; Sun, B.; Quinn, J.; Yan, Z.; Li, Y. Synthesis and properties of indigo based donor–acceptor conjugated polymers. J. Mater. Chem. C 20142 (21), 4289–4296 DOI: 10.1039/C3TC32276A.
  • Sun, B.; Hong, W.; Yan, Z.; Aziz, H.; Li, Y. Record high electron mobility of 6.3 cm2V-1s-1 achieved for polymer semiconductors using a new building block. Adv. Mater. 201426 (17), 2636–2642 DOI: 10.1002/adma.201305981.
  • Xiao, P.; Hong, W.; Li, Y.; Dumur, F.; Graff, B.; Fouassier, J. P.; Gigmes, D.; Lalevée, J. Diketopyrrolopyrrole dyes: Structure/reactivity/efficiency relationship in photoinitiating systems upon visible lights. Polymer 201455 (3), 746–751 DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2014.01.003.
  • Chen, S.; Sun, B.; Hong, W.; Aziz, H.; Meng, Y.; Li, Y. Influences of Side Chain Length and Bifurcation Point on Crystalline Structure and Charge Transport of Diketopyrrolopyrrole-Quaterthiophene Copolymers (PDQTs). J. Mat. Chem. C. 2014, 2, 2183-2190 DOI: 10.1039/C3TC32219J
  • Xiao, P.; Hong, W.; Li, Y.; Dumur, F.; Graff, B.; Fouassier, J. P.; Gigmes, D.; Lalevée, J. Green light sensitive diketopyrrolopyrrole derivatives used in versatile photoinitiating systems for photopolymerizations. Polym. Chem. 20145 (7), 2293–2300 DOI: 10.1039/C3PY01599H.
  • Chen, S.; Sun, B.; Hong, W.; Yan, Z.; Aziz, H.; Meng, Y.; Hollinger, J.; Seferos, D.; Li, Y. 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 DOI: 10.1039/C3TC31753F

2013


  • Murphy, L.; Hong, W.; Aziz, H.; Li, Y. Influences of using a high mobility donor polymer on solar cell performance. Org. Electron. 201314 (12), 3484–3492 DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2013.09.024.
  • Hong, W.;  Guo, C.; Sun, B.; Yan, Z.; Huang, C.; Hu, Y.; Zheng, Y.; Facchetti, A.; Li, Y. Cyano-disubstituted Dipyrrolopyrazinedione (CNPzDP) Small Molecules for Solution Processed N-channel Organic Thin-film Transistors. J. Mater. Chem. C 2013, 1, 5624-5627 DOI: 10.1039/C3TC31274G
  • Sun, B.; Hong, W.; Aziz, H.; Abukhdeir, N. M.; Li, Y. Dramatically enhanced molecular ordering and charge transport of a DPP-based polymer assisted by oligomers through antiplasticization. Journal of Materials Chemistry C 20131 (29), 4423 DOI: 10.1039/c3tc30667d.
  • Lu, S.; Drees, M.; Yao,Y.; Boudinet, D.; Yan, H.; Pan, P.; Wang, J.; Li, Y.; Usta, H.; Facchetti, A. 3,6-Dithiophen-2-yl-diketopyrrolo[3,2-b]pyrrole (isoDPPT) as an Acceptor Building Block for Organic Opto-Electronics. Macromolecules 2013, 46, 3895-3906 DOI: 10.1021/ma400568b
  • Li, Y.; Sonar, P.; Murphy, L.; Hong, W. High mobility diketopyrrolopyrrole (DPP)-based organic semiconductor materials for organic thin film transistors and photovoltaics. Energy Environ. Sci. 20136 (6), 1684–1710 DOI: 10.1039/c3ee00015j.
  • Murphy, L.; Hong, W.; Aziz, H.; Li, Y. Organic photovoltaics with thick active layers ( 800 nm) using a high mobility polymer donor. Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells 2013114 (0), 71–81 DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2013.02.033.
  • Yan, Z.; Sun, B.; Li, Y. Novel stable (3E,7E)-3,7-bis(2-oxoindolin-3-ylidene)benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b’]difuran-2,6(3H,7H)-dione based donor-acceptor polymer semiconductors for n-type organic thin film transistors. Chem. Commun. 201349 (36), 3790–2 DOI: 10.1039/c3cc40531a.
  • Hong, W.; Sun, B.; Guo, C.; Yuen, J.; Li, Y.; Lu, S.; Huang, H.; Facchetti, A. Dipyrrolo[2,3-b:2’,3’-e]pyrazine-2,6(1H,5H)-dione Based Conjugated Polymers for Ambipolar Organic Thin-film Transistors. Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 484-486 DOI: 10.1039/C2CC37266E
  • Jiang, C.; Koh, W. L.; Leung, M. Y.; Hong, W.; Li, Y.; Zhang, J. Influences of alcoholic solvents on spray pyrolysis deposition of TiO2 blocking layer films for solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells. J. Solid State Chem. 2013198, 197–202 DOI: 10.1016/j.jssc.2012.10.010.

2012


  • Zeng, W.; Yong, K. S.; Kam, Z. M.; Chen, Z.; Li, Y. Effect of MoO3 as an interlayer on the performance of organic solar cells based on ZnPc and C60. Synth. Met. 2012161 (23–24), 2748–2752 DOI: 10.1016/j.synthmet.2011.10.014.
  • Hong, W.; Guo, C.; Li, Y.; Zheng, Y.; Huang, C.; Lu, S.; Facchetti, A. Synthesis and Thin-film Transistor Performance of Benzodipyrrolinone and Bithiophene Donor-acceptor Copolymers. J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 22282-22289 DOI: 10.1039/C2JM34867E
  • Sun, B.; Hong, W.; Aziz, H.; Li, Y. Diketopyrrolopyrrole-based semiconducting polymer bearing thermocleavable side chains. J. Mater. Chem. 201222 (36), 18950–18955 DOI: 10.1039/C2JM33818A.
  • Hong, W.; Sun, B.; Aziz, H.; Park, W.-T.; Noh, Y.-Y.; Li, Y. A conjugated polyazine containing diketopyrrolopyrrole for ambipolar organic thin film transistors. Chem. Commun. 201248 (67), 8413–8415 DOI: 10.1039/C2CC33998F.
  • Sonar, P.; Singh, S. P.; Williams, E. L.; Li, Y.; Soh, M. S.; Dodabalapur, A. Furan containing diketopyrrolopyrrole copolymers: synthesis, characterization, organic field effect transistor performance and photovoltaic properties. J. Mater. Chem. 201222 (10), 4425–4435 DOI: 10.1039/C2JM14989C.
  • Guo, C.; Hong, W.; Aziz, H.; Li, Y. Recent Progress in High Mobility Polymer Semiconductors for Organic Thin Film Transistors. Rev. Adv. Sci. Eng. 20121 (3), 200–224 DOI: 10.1166/rase.2012.1014.
  • Li, Y.; Sonar, P.; Singh, S. P.; Ooi, Z. E.; Lek, E. S. H.; Loh, M. Q. Y. Poly(2,5-bis(2-octyldodecyl)-3,6-di(furan-2-yl)-2,5-dihydro-pyrrolo[3,4-c]pyrrole-1,4-dione-co-thieno[3,2-b]thiophene): a high performance polymer semiconductor for both organic thin film transistors and organic photovoltaics. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 201214 (19), 7162–7169 DOI: 10.1039/c2cp40937b.
  • Li, Y.; Sun, B.; Sonar, P.; Singh, S. P. Solution processable poly(2,5-dialkyl-2,5-dihydro-3,6-di-2-thienyl-pyrrolo[3,4-c]pyrrole-1,4-dione) for ambipolar organic thin film transistors. Org. Electron. 201213 (9), 1606–1613 DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2012.04.023.
  • Sonar, P.; Singh, S. P.; Williams, E. L.; Li, Y.; Soh, M. S.; Dodabalapur, A. Furan Containing Diketopyrrolopyrrole Copolymers with Phenylene, Naphthalene and Anthracene Comonomer Blocks: Synthesis, Characterization, Organic Field Effect Transistor Performance and Photovoltaic Properties. J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 4425-4435 DOI: 10.1039/C2JM14989C
  • Liu, H.; Goh, W.-P.; Leung, M.-Y.; Li, Y.; Norsten, T. B. Effect of nanoparticle stabilizing ligands and ligand-capped gold nanoparticles in polymer solar cells. Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells 201296 (1), 302–306 DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2011.09.056.

2010 – 2011


  • Koh, W. S.; Pant, M.; Akimov, Y. .; Goh, W.-P.; Li, Y. Three-Dimensional Optoelectronic Model for Organic Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells. IEEE J. Photovoltaics 20111 (1), 84–92 DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2011.2163620.
  • Hu, Z.; Zhang, J.; Liu, Y.; Li, Y.; Zhang, X.; Zhao, Y. Efficiency enhancement of inverted organic photovoltaic devices with ZnO nanopillars fabricated on FTO glass substrates. Synth. Met. 2011161 (19–20), 2174–2178 DOI: 10.1016/j.synthmet.2011.08.025.
  • Jiang, C.; Leung, M. Y.; Koh, W. L.; Li, Y. Influences of deposition and post-annealing temperatures on properties of TiO2 blocking layer prepared by spray pyrolysis for solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells. Thin Solid Films 2011519 (22), 7850–7854 DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2011.06.012.
  • Li, Y.; Sonar, P.; Singh, S. P.;  Zeng, Z.; Soh, M. S. 3,6-Di(furan-2-yl)pyrrolo[3,4-c]pyrrole-1,4(2H,5H)-dione and bithiophene Copolymer with Rather Disordered Chain Orientation Showing High Mobility in Organic Thin Film Transistors. J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 10829-10835 DOI: 10.1039/C1JM11290B
  • Sonar, P.; Singh, S. P.; Li, Y.; Ooi, Z.; Ha, T.; Wong, I.; Soh, M. S.; Dodabalapur, A. High Mobility Organic Thin Film Transistor and Efficient Photovoltaic Devices Using Versatile Donor-Acceptor Polymer Semiconductor by Molecular Design. Energy Environ. Sci. 2011, 4, 2288-2296 DOI: 10.1039/C1EE01213D
  • Li, Y.; Sonar, P.; Singh, S. P.; Soh, M. S.; van Meurs, M.; Tan, J.  Annealing-Free High Mobility Diketopyrrolopyrrole-Quaterthiophene Copolymer for Solution-Processed Organic Thin Film Transistors. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 2198-2204 DOI: 10.1021/ja1085996
  • Sonar, P.; Singh, S. P.; Li, Y.; Soh, M. S.; Dodabalapur, A. A Low-Bandgap Diketopyrrolopyrrole-Benzothiadiazole-Based Copolymer for High-Mobility Ambipolar Organic Thin-Film Transistors. Adv. Mater. 201022 (47), 5409–5413 DOI: 10.1002/adma.201002973.
  • Zeng, W.; Yong, K. S.; Kam, Z. M.; Zhu, F.; Li, Y. Effect of Blend Layer Morphology on Performance of ZnPc:C60-based Photovoltaic Cells. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2010, 97, 133304 DOI: 10.1063/1.3493177
  • Li, Y.; Singh, S. P.; Sonar, P. A high mobility P-type DPP-thieno[3,2-b]thiophene copolymer for organic thin-film transistors. Adv. Mater. 201022 (43), 4862–6 DOI: 10.1002/adma.201002313.
  • Jiang, C. Y.; Sun, X. W.; Zhao, D. W.; Kyaw, A. K. K.; Li, Y. N. Low work function metal modified ITO as cathode for inverted polymer solar cells. Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells 201094 (10), 1618–1621 DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2010.04.082.

2009


  • Liu, P.; Wu, Y.; Pan, H.; Li, Y.; Gardner, S.; Ong, B. S.; Zhu, S. Novel High-Performance Liquid-Crystalline Organic Semiconductors for Thin-Film Transistors. Chem. Mater. 2009, 21, 2727-2732 DOI: 10.1021/cm900265q
  • Li, C.; Qiao, Y.; Li, Y.; Wu, Y. Decorating multiwalled carbon nanotubes with zinc oxide nanoparticles by thermally decomposing Zn-oleate in an organic medium. Sci. China Ser. E: Technol. Sci. 200952 (5), 1254–1257 DOI: 10.1007/s11431-008-0304-5.
  • Li, C.; Li, Y.; Wu, Y.; Ong, B.-S.; Loutfy, R.-O. Fabrication conditions for solution-processed high-mobility ZnO thin-film transistors. J. Mater. Chem. 200919 (11), 1626–1634 DOI: 10.1039/B812047A.
  • Li, Y.; Ong, B. S. High mobility conjugated polymer semiconductors for organic thin film transistors. COSMOS 20095 (1), 59–77 DOI: 10.1142/S0219607709000427.
  • de Miguel, M.; Ferrer, B.; Teruel, L.; Garcia, H.; Jin, Y.; Li, Y.; Ding, J. Photophysics of Fluorene Copolymers: Control of Fluorescence and Charge Separation by the Presence of Carbazole, Oxadiazole, or Biphenyl Units. J. Phys. Chem. C 2009113 (19), 8471–8477 DOI: 10.1021/jp900556z.

2008


  • Wu, Y.; Li, Y.; Liu, P.; Pan, H.; Ong, B. S. Development of thiophene-based polymeric semiconductors for printed thin-film transistors. ECS Trans. 200811 (25, Organic Semiconductor Materials and Devices), 35–41 DOI: 10.1149/1.2930791.
  • Li, C.; Li, Y.; Wu, Y.; Ong, B. S.; Loutfy, R. O. Synthesis of zinc oxide nanocrystals by thermal decomposition of Zn-oleate in organic medium. Sci. China Ser. E: Technol. Sci. 200851 (12), 2075–2079 DOI: 10.1007/s11431-008-0236-0.
  • Li, C. S.; Li, Y. N.; Wu, Y. L.; Ong, B. S.; Loutfy, R. O. Performance improvement for solution-processed high-mobility ZnO thin-film transistors. J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 200841 (12) DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/41/12/125102.
  • Ong, B. S.; Wu, Y.; Li, Y.; Liu, P.; Pan, H. Thiophene Polymer Semiconductors for Organic Thin-Film Transistors. Chem. Eur. J. 200814 (16), 4766–4778 DOI: 10.1002/chem.200701717.

 

2007


  • Li, C.; Li, Y.; Wu, Y.; Ong, B. S.; Loutfy, R. O. ZnO field-effect transistors prepared by aqueous solution-growth ZnO crystal thin film. J. Appl. Phys. 2007102 (7), 076101/1–076101/3 DOI: 10.1063/1.2773683.
  • Pan, H.; Liu, P.; Li, Y.; Wu, Y.; Ong, B. S.; Zhu, S.; Xu, G. Unique Polymorphism of Oligothiophenes. Adv. Mater. 2007, 19, 3240-3243 DOI: 10.1002/adma.200602870
  • Zhao, N.; Chiesa, M.; Sirringhaus, H.; Li, Y.; Wu, Y.; Ong, B. Self-aligned inkjet printing of highly conducting gold electrodes with submicron resolution. J. Appl. Phys. 2007101 (6), 064513/1–064513/6 DOI: 10.1063/1.2496249.
  • Pan, H.; Li, Y.; Wu, Y.; Liu, P.; Ong, B. S.; Zhu, S.; Xu, G. Low-Temperature, Solution-Processed, High-Mobility Polymer Semiconductors for Thin-Film Transistors. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007129 (14), 4112–4113 DOI: 10.1021/ja067879o.
  • Pan, H.; Wu, Y.; Li, Y.; Liu, P.; Ong, B. S.; Zhu, S.; Xu, G. Benzodithiophene copolymer – a low-temperature, solution-processed high-performance semiconductor for thin-film transistors. Adv. Funct. Mater. 200717 (17), 3574–3579 DOI: 10.1002/adfm.200601242.
  • Ong, B. S.; Li, C.; Li, Y.; Wu, Y.; Loutfy, R. Stable, Solution-Processed, High-Mobility ZnO Thin-Film Transistors. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007129 (10), 2750–2751 DOI: 10.1021/ja068876e.
  • Wu, Y.; Li, Y.; Ong, B. S. A Simple and Efficient Approach to a Printable Silver Conductor for Printed Electronics. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007129 (7), 1862–1863 DOI: 10.1021/ja067596w.
  • Li, Y.; Wu, Y.; Liu, P.; Prostran, Z.; Gardner, S.; Ong, B. S. Stable Solution-Processed High-Mobility Substituted Pentacene Semiconductors. Chem. Mater. 200719 (3), 418–423 DOI: 10.1021/cm062378n.

2006


  • Li, Y.; Wu, Y.; Liu, P.; Birau, M.; Pan, H.; Ong, B. S. Poly(2,5-bis(2-thienyl)-3,6-dialkylthienol[3,2-b]thiophene)s- high-mobility semiconductors for thin-film transistors. Adv. Mater. 200618 (22), 3029–3032 DOI: 10.1002/adma.200601204.
  • Li, Y.; Wu, Y.; Ong, B. S. Polyindolo[3,2-b]carbazoles: A New Class of p-Channel Semiconductor Polymers for Organic Thin-Film Transistors. Macromolecules 200639 (19), 6521–6527 DOI: 10.1021/ma0612069.
  • Wu, Y.; Li, Y.; Liu, P.; Gardner, S.; Ong, B. S. Studies of Gold Nanoparticles as Precursors to Printed Conductive Features for Thin-Film Transistors. Chem. Mater. 200618 (19), 4627–4632 DOI: 10.1021/cm0611643.
  • Pan, H.; Li, Y.; Wu, Y.; Liu, P.; Ong, B. S.; Zhu, S.; Xu, G. Synthesis and Thin-Film Transistor Performance of Poly(4,8-didodecylbenzo[1,2-b:4,5-b’]dithiophene). Chem. Mater. 200618 (14), 3237–3241 DOI: 10.1021/cm0602592.
  • Liu, P.; Wu, Y.; Li, Y.; Ong, B. S.; Zhu, S. Enabling Gate Dielectric Design for All Solution-Processed, High-Performance, Flexible Organic Thin-Film Transistors. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006128 (14), 4554–4555 DOI: 10.1021/ja060620l.
  • Wu, Y.; Li, Y.; Ong, B. S. Printed Silver Ohmic Contacts for High-Mobility Organic Thin-Film Transistors. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006128 (13), 4202–4203 DOI: 10.1021/ja058725w.

2001 – 2005


  • Li, Y.; Wu, Y.; Ong, B. S. Facile Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles Useful for Fabrication of High-Conductivity Elements for Printed Electronics. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005127 (10), 3266–3267 DOI: 10.1021/ja043425k.
  • Li, Y.; Wu, Y.; Gardner, S.; Ong, B. S. Novel Peripherally Substituted Indolo[3,2-b]carbazoles for High-Mobility Organic Thin-Film Transistors. Adv. Mater. 200517 (7), 849–853 DOI: 10.1002/adma.200401290.
  • Wu, Y.; Li, Y.; Ong, B.; Liu, P.; Gardner, S.; Chiang, B. High-Performance Organic Thin-Film Transistors with Solution-Printed Gold Contacts. Adv. Mater. 2005, 17, 184-187 DOI: 10.1002/adma.200400690
  • Wu, Y.; Li, Y.; Gardner, S.; Ong, B. S. Indolo[3,2-b]carbazole-Based Thin-Film Transistors with High Mobility and Stability. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005127 (2), 614–618 DOI: 10.1021/ja0456149.
  • Kawakami, Y.; Li, Y.; Liu, Y.; Seino, M.; Pakjamsai, C.; Oishi, M.; Cho, Y. H.; Imae, I. Control of molecular weight, stereochemistry and higher order structure of siloxane-containing polymers and their functional design. Macromol. Res. 200412 (2), 156–171 DOI: 10.1007/BF03218384.
  • Liu, X.; Py, C.; Tao, Y.; Li, Y.; Ding, J.; Day, M. Low-threshold Amplified Spontaneous Emission and Laser Emission in a Polyfluorene Derivative. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2004, 84, 2727. DOI: 10.1063/1.1699479
  • Li, Y.; Ding, J.; Day, M.; Tao, Y.; Lu, J.; D’iorio, M. Synthesis and Properties of Random and Alternating Fluorene/Carbazole Copolymers for Use in Blue Light-Emitting Devices. Chem. Mater. 200416 (11), 2165–2173 DOI: 10.1021/cm030069g.
  • Lu, J.; Tao, Y.; D’iorio, M.; Li, Y.; Ding, J.; Day, M. Pure Deep Blue Light-Emitting Diodes from Alternating Fluorene/Carbazole Copolymers by Using Suitable Hole-Blocking Materials. Macromolecules 200437 (7), 2442–2449 DOI: 10.1021/ma030535n.
  • Li, Y.; Ding, J.; Day, M.; Tao, Y.; Lu, J.; D’iorio, M. Novel Stable Blue-Light-Emitting Oligofluorene Networks Immobilized by Boronic Acid Anhydride Linkages. Chem. Mater. 200315 (26), 4936–4943 DOI: 10.1021/cm030402g.
  • Li, Y.; Vamvounis, G.; Holdcroft, S. Tuning Optical Properties and Enhancing Solid-State Emission of Poly(thiophene)s by Molecular Control:  A Postfunctionalization Approach. Macromolecules 200235 (18), 6900–6906 DOI: 10.1021/ma020140o.
  • Li, Y.; Vamvounis, G.; Holdcroft, S. Control of Conjugation Length and Enhancement of Fluorescence Efficiency of PPVs via Post-Halogenation. Chem. Mater. 2002, 14, 1424-1429 DOI: 10.1021/cm011603s
  • Li, Y.; Vamvounis, G.; Yu, J.; Holdcroft, S. A Novel and Versatile Methodology for Functionalization of Conjugated Polymers. Transformation of Poly(3-bromo-4-hexylthiophene) via Palladium-Catalyzed Coupling Chemistry. Macromolecules 2001, 34, 3130-3132 DOI: 10.1021/ma010293w
  • Li, Y.; Vamvounis, G.; Holdcroft, S. Facile Functionalization of Poly(3-alkylthiophene)s via Electrophilic Substitution. Macromolecules 200134 (2), 141–143 DOI: 10.1021/ma001413n.

1998 – 2000


  • Kawakami, Y.; Li, Y. Approaches to polymers containing a silicon-oxygen bond in the main chain. Des. Monomers Polym. 20003 (4), 399–419 DOI: 10.1163/156855500750206357.
  • Kawakami, Y.; Li, Y. Stereochemical study on polymers with stereogenic silicon atoms. J. Polym. Res. 20007 (2), 63–72 DOI: 10.1007/s10965-006-0105-0.
  • Li, Y.; Seino, M.; Kawakami, Y. Asymmetric Synthesis of Optically Active Poly(silyl ether)s Having Reactive Siâˆâ€TMH Groups by Stereoselective Cross-Dehydrocoupling Polymerization of Bis(silane)s with Diols. Macromolecules 200033 (15), 5311–5314 DOI: 10.1021/ma992143f.
  • Murano, M.; Li, Y.; Kawakami, Y. Synthesis of Optically Active and Highly Stereoregular Poly[oxy(S)-(1-naphthyl)-phenylsilyleneethylene(dimethylsilylene)-ethylene(S)-(1-naphthyl)phenylsilylene-oxydimethylsilylene] by Polycondensation Reaction. Macromolecules 200033 (10), 3940–3943 DOI: 10.1021/ma991967u.
  • Li, Y.; Kawakami, Y. Stereoselective Feature in Anionic Ring-Opening Polymerization of 2-(1-Naphthyl)-2-phenyl-5,5-dimethyl-1-oxa-2,5-disilacyclopentane and Influence of Tacticity on the Thermal Property of Polymers. Macromolecules 200033 (5), 1560–1564 DOI: 10.1021/ma991861z.
  • Li, Y.; Kawakami, Y. Synthesis and Properties of Polymers Containing Silphenylene Moiety via Catalytic Cross-Dehydrocoupling Polymerization of 1,4-Bis(dimethylsilyl)benzene. Macromolecules 199932 (26), 8768–8773 DOI: 10.1021/ma991312t.
  • Li, Y.; Kawakami, Y. Efficient Synthesis of Poly(silyl ether)s by Pd/C and RhCl(PPh3)3-Catalyzed Cross-Dehydrocoupling Polymerization of Bis(hydrosilane)s with Diols. Macromolecules 199932 (20), 6871–6873 DOI: 10.1021/ma990511+.
  • Li, Y.; Kawakami, Y. Catalytic Cross-Dehydrocoupling Polymerization of 1,4-Bis(dimethylsilyl)benzene with Water. A New Approach to Poly[(oxydimethylsilylene)(1,4-phenylene)(dimethylsilylene)]. Macromolecules 199932 (10), 3540–3542 DOI: 10.1021/ma9819743.
  • Li, Y.; Kawakami, Y. Synthesis and Polymerization of an Optically Active Bifunctional Disiloxane. 2. Preparation of Optically Active (S)-2-(1-Naphthyl)-2-phenyl-5,5-dimethyl-1-oxa-2,5-disilacyclopentane and Its Ring-Opening Polymerization. Macromolecules 199932 (3), 548–553 DOI: 10.1021/ma981300s.
  • Li, Y.; Kawakami, Y. Synthesis and Polymerization of an Optically Active Bifunctional Disiloxane. 1. Preparation of Optically Active and Highly Stereoregular Poly[(1S)-1-(1-naphthyl)-1-phenyl-3,3-dimethyldisiloxane-1,3-diylethylene] by Polyaddition via Hydrosilylation. Macromolecules 199831 (17), 5592–5597 DOI: 10.1021/ma980463d.