Publications

Bottom-up, scalable synthesis of nanofilament based two-dimensional titanium carbo-oxide flakes.
Hussein Badr, Tarek Elmelegy, Michael Carey, Varun Natu, Mary Qin Hassig, Craig Johnson, Qian Qian, Christopher Li, Kateryna Kushnir, Erika Colin Ulloa, Lyubov Titova, Julia Martin, Ronald Grimm, Rahul Pai, Vibha Kalra, Avishek Karmakar, Anthony Ruffino, Stefan Masiuk, Kun Liang, Michael Naguib, Olivia Wilson, Andrew Magenau, Kiana Montazeri, Yucheng Zhu, Hao Cheng, Takeshi Torita, Masashi Koyanagi, Akimaro Yanagimachi, Thierry Ouisse, Maxime Barbier, Fabrice Wilhelm, Andrei Rogalev, Jonas Björk, Per Persson, Johanna Rosén, Yong-Jie Hu, Michel Barsoum
Mater. Today, 2021, accepted. 10.1016/j.mattod.2021.10.033

 

 

Interfacial fracture of hybrid organic-inorganic perovskite solar cells.
Reisya Ichwani, Richard Koech, Oluwaseun K.Oyewole, Adri Huda, Deborah O. Oyewole, Jaya Cromwell, Julia L.Martin, Ronald L.Grimm, Winston O.Soboyejo
Extreme Mech. Lett., 2021, in press.
10.1016/j.eml.2021.101515

 

 

A Study of the Effects of a Thermally Evaporated nanoscale CsBr layer on the Optoelectronic Properties and Stability of Formamidinium-rich Perovskite Solar Cells.
Richard Koech, Reisya Ichwani, Julia L. Martin, Deborah Oyewole, Omolara Oyelade, Yusuf Olanrewaju, Dahiru Sanni, Sharafadeen Adeniji, Ronald L. Grimm, Abdulhakeem Bello, Oluwaseun Oyewole, Esidor Ntsoenzok, and Winston Soboyejo
AIP Adv., 2021, 11, 095112, 10.1063/5.0064398.

 

 

Synthesis and Optoelectronic Properties of a Promising Quaternary Metal Oxide Light Absorber CuBiW2O8.
Lite Zhou, Edan Bainglass, Maryam Masroor, Binod Giri, Guangjiang li, Alexander David Carl, Ronald Grimm, Lyubov Titova, Muhammad N. Huda and Pratap M. Rao.
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2021, 9, 1643–1654.
10.1039/d0ta07653h

 

 

Prospects of CO2 capture via 13X for low-carbon hydrogen production using a Pd-based metallic membrane reactor.
Kourosh Kian, Simona Liguoria, Hélène Pilorgé, James M. Crawford, Moises A. Carreon, Julia L. Martin, Ronald L. Grimm, and Jennifer Wilcox
Chem. Eng. J., 2021, 407, 127224.
10.1016/j.cej.2020.127224

 

 

Interfacial States, Energetics, and Atmospheric Stability of Large-Grain Antifluorite Cs2TiBr6
Jocelyn L Mendes, Weiran Gao, Julia L Martin, Alexander D. Carl, N. Aaron Deskins, Sergio Granados-Focil, and Ronald L. Grimm
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2020, 124(44), 24289–24297.
10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c08719

 

 

Quantification of Surface Reactivity and Step-Selective Etching Chemistry on Single-Crystal BiOI(001).
Julia L. Martin, Roy Stoflet, Alexander D. Carl, Katarina M. Himmelberger, Sergio Granados-Focil, and Ronald L. Grimm
Langmuir, 202036(32), 9343–9355.
10.1021/acs.langmuir.0c00980

 

 

Open-Circuit Photovoltage Exceeding 950 mV with an 840 mV Average at Sb2S3–Thianthrene+/0 Junctions Enabled by Thioperylene Anhydride Back Contacts.
Curtis W. Doiron, Nicholas A. Fitzpatrick, Clare P. Masucci, Julia L. Martin, Alexander D. Carl, and Ronald L. Grimm
ACS Omega, 2020, 5, 16875–16884.
10.1021/acsomega.0c02077

 

 

High Performance Lead-Free Solar Cells Based on Tin-Halide Perovskite Thin Films Functionalized by a Divalent Organic Cation.
Min Chen, Qingshun Dong, Felix T. Eickemeyer, Yuhang Liu, Zhenghong Dai, Alexander D. Carl, Behzad Bahrami, Ashraful Haider Chowdhury, Ronald L. Grimm, Yantao Shi, Qiquan Qiao, Shaik Mohammed Zakeeruddin, Michael Grätzel, and Nitin P. Padture
ACS Energy Lett., 20205, 2223–2230.
10.1021/acsenergylett.0c00888

 

 

The Effect of Corrosion on Conventional and Nanomaterial Copper Cold Spray Surfaces for Antimicrobial Applications.
Kristin Sundberg, Yanggang Wang, Brajendra Mishra, Alexander D. Carl, Ronald L. Grimm, Alino Te, Lindsay Lozeau, Bryer Sousa, Richard Sisson, and Danielle Cote
Biomed. J. Sci. Tech. Res., 2019, 22(3), 16753–16763.
10.26717/bjstr.2019.22.003768

 

 

A Strategy for Trapping Molecular Guests in MOF-5 Utilizing Surface-Capping Groups.
Rick A. Homan, Dalton S. Hendricks, Thomas M. Rayder, U Shwe Thein, Katherine J. Fossum, Jingjing Yan, Ronald L. Grimm, Shawn C. Burdette, and John C. MacDonald
Cryst. Growth Des., 201919(11), 6331–6338.
10.1021/acs.cgd.9b00818

 

 

On-Demand Guest Release from MOF-5 Sealed with Nitrophenylacetic Acid Photocapping Groups.
Jingjing Yan, Rick Homan, Corrianna Boucher, Prem N. Basa, Katherine Fossum, Ronald L. Grimm, John C. MacDonald, and Shawn C. Burdette
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 201918, 2849–2853.
10.1039/c9pp00392d

 

 

Dual Liquid Junction Photoelectrochemistry: Part II. Open-Circuit Photovoltage Variations Due to Surface Chemistry, Interfacial Dipoles, and non-Ohmic Junctions at Back Contacts.
Margaret A. Russell, Roghi E. Kalan, Anthony J. Pugliese, Alexander D. Carl, Clare P. Masucci, Nicholas C. Strandwitz, and Ronald L. Grimm
J. Electrochem. Soc., 2019, 166(13), H608–H614.
10.1149/2.0541913jes

 

 

ZSM-5 Decrystallization and Dealumination in Hot Liquid Water.
Alex R. Maag, Geoffrey A. Tompsett, Jason Tam, Cheen Aik Ang, Gisele Azimi, Alexander D. Carl, Xinlei Huang, Luis J. Smith, Ronald L. Grimm, Jesse Q. Bond, and Michael T. Timko
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2019, 21, 17880–17892.
10.1039/c9cp01490j

 

 

The Balancing Light Absorption and Charge Transport in Vertical SnS2 Nanoflake Photoanodes with Stepped Layers and Large Intrinsic Mobility.
Binod Giri, Maryam Masroor, Tao Yan, Kateryna Kushnir, Alexander D. Carl, Curtis Doiron, Haochuan Zhang, Yanyan Zhao, Arthur McClelland, Geoffrey A. Tompsett, Dunwei Wang, Ronald L. Grimm, Lyubov V. Titova, and Pratap M. Rao
Adv. Energy. Mater., 2019, 9(31), 1901236.
10.1002/aenm.201901236

 

 

Covalent Attachment and Characterization of Perylene Monolayers on Si(111) and TiO2 for Electron-Selective Carrier Transport.
Alexander D. Carl and Ronald L. Grimm
Langmuir, 201935(29), 9352–9363.
10.1021/acs.langmuir.9b00739

 

 

The Stability and Oxidation of Supported Atomic-Size Catalysts in Reactive Environments.
Satish Kumar Iyemperumal, Thomas G. Fenton, Samantha L. Gillingham, Alexander D. Carl, Ronald L. Grimm, Gonghu Li, and N. Aaron Deskins
J. Chem. Phys., 2019, 151, 054702.
10.1063/1.5110300

 

 

Detection of Adsorbates on Emissive MOF Surfaces with X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy.
Jingjing Yan, Alexander D. Carl, Alex R. Maag, John C. MacDonald, Peter Mueller, Ronald L. Grimm, and Shawn C. Burdette
Dalton Trans., 2019, 48, 4520–4529.
10.1039/C8DT04404J

 

 

Development of bifunctional hydrodeoxygenation catalyst Rh-HY for the generation of biomass-derived high energy density fuels.
Andrés A. Granados-Fócil, Sergio Granados-Fócil, Víctor M. Conde- Sotelo, Ronald L. Grimm, F. González, Eleazar Rojas-Santiago, Carlos E. Santolalla-Vargas, Marco A. Vera, and Jose Antonio de los Reyes
Energy Technol., 2019, 7, art. no. 1801112.
10.1002/ente.201801112

 

 

Highly Stable and Efficient All-inorganic Lead-free Perovskite Solar Cells with Native-oxide Passivation.
Min Chen, Ming-Gang Ju, Hector F. Garces, Alexander D. Carl, Luis K. Ono, Zafer Hawash, Yi Zhang, Tianyi Shen, Yabing Qi, Ronald L. Grimm, Domenico Pacifici, Xiao Cheng Zeng, Yuanyuan Zhou, and Nitin P. Padture
Nat. Commun., 2019, 10, 16.
10.1038/s41467-018-07951-y

 

 

Selective CO2 Reduction Catalyzed by Single Cobalt Sites on Carbon Nitride under Visible-light Irradiation.
Peipei Huang, Jiahao Huang, Sebastian Pantovich, Alexander D. Carl, Thomas Fenton, Christine A. Caputo, Ronald L. Grimm, Anatoly I. Frenkel, and Gonghu Li
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140(47), 16042–16047.
10.1021/jacs.8b10380

 

 

Synergy between Defects, Photoexcited Electrons, and Supported Single Atom Catalysts for CO2 Reduction.
Junbo Chen, Satish Kumar Iyemperumal, Thomas Fenton, Alexander D. Carl, Ronald L. Grimm, Gonghu Li, and Nathaniel Aaron Deskins
ACS Catalysis, 2018, 8(11), 10464–10478. 10.1021/acscatal.8b02372

 

 

Elucidation of Chemical Species and Reactivity at Methylammonium Lead Iodide and Cesium Tin Bromide Perovskite Surfaces via Orthogonal Reaction Chemistry.
Weiran Gao, Kenneth Zielinski, Benjamin N. Drury, Alexander D. Carl, and Ronald L. Grimm
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122(31), 17882–17894. 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b05352

 

 

Dynamics of Photoexcited Carriers in Polycrystalline PbS and at PbS/ZnO Heterojunctions: Influence of Grain Boundaries and Interfaces.
Kateryna Kushnir, Kefan Chen, Lite Zhou, Binod Giri, Ronald L. Grimm, Pratap M. Rao, and Lyubov V. Titova
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122(22), 11682–11688. 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b02474

 

 

Cesium Titanium(IV) Bromide Thin Films Based Stable Lead-free Perovskite Solar Cells.
Min Chen, Ming-Gang Ju, Alexander D. Carl, Yingxia Zong, Ronald L. Grimm, Jiajun Gu, Xiao Cheng Zeng, Yuanyuan Zhou, and Nitin P. Padture.
Joule, 2018, 2, 1–13. 10.1016/j.joule.2018.01.009

 

 

Effect of Cation Composition on the Mechanical Stability of Perovskite Solar Cells.
Nicholas Rolston, Adam D. Printz, Jared M. Tracy, Hasitha C. Weerasinghe, Doojin Vak, Lew Jia Haur, Anish Priyadarshi, Nripan Mathews, Daniel J. Slotcavage, Michael D. McGehee, Roghi E. Kalan, Kenneth Zielinski, Ronald L. Grimm, Hsinhan Tsai, Wanyi Nie, Aditya D. Mohite, Somayeh Gholipour, Michael Saliba, Michael Grätzel, and Reinhold H. Dauskardt.
Advanced Energy Materials, 2017, art. no. 1702116. 10.1002/aenm.201702116

 

 

Enhancing the solar energy conversion efficiency of solution-deposited Bi2S3 thin films by annealing in sulfur vapor at elevated temperature.
Zhehao Zhu, Satish Kumar Iyemperumal, Kateryna Kushnir, Alexander D. Carl, Lite Zhou, Drew R. Brodeur, Ronald L. Grimm, Lyubov V. Titova, N. Aaron Deskins, and Pratap M. Rao.
Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 2017, 1, 2134-2144. 10.1039/C7SE00398F

 

 

Synthesis and Characterization of Alkylamine-Functionalized Si(111) for Perovskite Adhesion with Minimal Interfacial Oxidation or Electronic Defects.
Alexander D. Carl, Roghi E. Kalan, John David Obayemi, Martiale Gaetan Zebaze Kana, Winston Oluwole Soboyejo, and Ronald L. Grimm.
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9(39), 34377-34388. 10.1021/acsami.7b07117

 

 

Dual Liquid Junction Photoelectrochemistry: Part I. Dual-Cuvette and Dual-Thin-Film Cells for Screening and Quantification of Back-Contact Properties.
Roghi E. Kalan, Margaret A. Russell, Jessica L. Taylor, and Ronald L. Grimm.
J. Electrochem. Soc., 2017, 164(12), H798-H804. 10.1149/2.1351712jes

 

 

Photoelectrochemical Properties and Behavior of α-SnWO4 Photoanodes Synthesized by Hydrothermal Conversion of WO3 Films.
Zhehao Zhu, Pranab Sarker, Chenqi Zhao, Lite Zhou, Ronald L. Grimm, Muhammad N. Huda, and Pratap M. Rao.
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9 (2), 1459-1470. 10.1021/acsami.6b12640

 

Hematite-based Solar Water Splitting in Acidic Solutions: Functionalization by Mono- and Multilayers of Iridium Oxygen-Evolution Catalysts.
Wei Li, Stafford W. Sheehan, Da He, Yumin He, Xiahui Yao, Ronald L. Grimm, Gary W. Brudvig, and Dunwei Wang.
Angew. Chem. 2015, 127(39), 11590-11594. 10.1002/ange.201504427