Themed collection Special issue in honour of Daoben Zhu

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Accepted Manuscript - Perspective

Surface adhesion engineering for robust organic semiconductor devices

From the themed collection: Special issue in honour of Daoben Zhu
Perspective

Vertical organic transistors with short channels for multifunctional optoelectronic devices

For development of multifunctional smart devices, this perspective focuses on vertical transistors with short channels aided by nanotechnology.

Graphical abstract: Vertical organic transistors with short channels for multifunctional optoelectronic devices
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Perspective

The prospects of organic semiconductor single crystals for spintronic applications

Spintronic applications of OSSCs are discussed from the aspects of molecular structure, stacking structure, OSSC-based spintronic device fabrication, and multifunctional applications.

Graphical abstract: The prospects of organic semiconductor single crystals for spintronic applications
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Review Article

Recent progress in pyrazinacenes containing nonbenzenoid rings: synthesis, properties and applications

This review focuses on the recent progress in the inclusion of a nonbenzenoid ring into the π-backbone of azaacenes, which can largely tune absorption, energy levels, and antiaromaticity, and produce exciting size-dependent properties.

Graphical abstract: Recent progress in pyrazinacenes containing nonbenzenoid rings: synthesis, properties and applications
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Review Article

Challenges and emerging opportunities in transistor-based ultrathin electronics: design and fabrication for healthcare applications

Recent issues toward ultrathin soft electronics are gradually focused on effective detection under complex environments. The promising strategies for long-term performance are summarized as a roadmap for design and fabrication.

Graphical abstract: Challenges and emerging opportunities in transistor-based ultrathin electronics: design and fabrication for healthcare applications
Open Access Review Article

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

The versatile synthetic side chain toolbox assists in tuning the OECT parameters by controlling material properties of organic mixed conductors. In this review we critically summarise and evaluate various side chains used throughout OECT materials.

Graphical abstract: The effect of side chain engineering on conjugated polymers in organic electrochemical transistors for bioelectronic applications
Review Article

Recent progress in open-shell organic conjugated materials and their aggregated states

In this review, we first summarize the general synthetic strategies towards stable open-shell organic conjugated materials, and then focus on their special aggregated states in OFETs, organic conductors, OLEDs and photoinduced radical materials.

Graphical abstract: Recent progress in open-shell organic conjugated materials and their aggregated states
Review Article

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-based organic semiconductors: ring-closing synthesis and optoelectronic properties

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) as a typical class of organic semiconductors demonstrate unique optical, electrical, magnetic and other interesting properties due to their extended conjugation and diverse structures.

Graphical abstract: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-based organic semiconductors: ring-closing synthesis and optoelectronic properties
Review Article

Recent progress on organic exciplex materials with different donor–acceptor contacting modes for luminescent applications

In this review, beside the formation mechanism and emission process of exciplexes, we mainly discuss the donor–acceptor contacting modes and luminescence properties, which are important to develop high-performance and multifunctional optoelectronics.

Graphical abstract: Recent progress on organic exciplex materials with different donor–acceptor contacting modes for luminescent applications
Review Article

Emerging materials for circularly polarized light detection

Detecting circularly polarized light is central to many advanced sensing technologies. We summarize the recent progress on the chiral materials developed for CPL detection and provide perspectives on strategies to improve the dissymmetry factors.

Graphical abstract: Emerging materials for circularly polarized light detection
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Review Article

Methylamine gas healing of perovskite films: a short review and perspective

We summarize the internal chemical mechanism, crystallization kinetics and future prospects of the MA0 healing process.

Graphical abstract: Methylamine gas healing of perovskite films: a short review and perspective
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Review Article

Recent progress in single-molecule transistors: their designs, mechanisms and applications

Single-molecule field-effect transistors (FETs) are the key building blocks of electronic circuits and a unique platform for studying physical mechanisms. Here, the designs, mechanisms and applications of single-molecule FETs are summarized.

Graphical abstract: Recent progress in single-molecule transistors: their designs, mechanisms and applications
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Review Article

Solid additives in organic solar cells: progress and perspectives

The use of solid additives in organic solar cells has drawn great attention owing to its great morphology-tuning ability. Here we review both organic and inorganic solid additives, which could provide useful guidance for the design of solid additives.

Graphical abstract: Solid additives in organic solar cells: progress and perspectives
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Review Article

Flexible transparent electrodes based on metallic micro–nano architectures for perovskite solar cells

This review summarizes recent progress in flexible transparent electrodes based on metallic micro–nano architectures, highlighting their applications in inverted, conventional and semi-transparent perovskite solar cells.

Graphical abstract: Flexible transparent electrodes based on metallic micro–nano architectures for perovskite solar cells
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Review Article

Toward phosphorescent and delayed fluorescent carbon quantum dots for next-generation electroluminescent displays

Featuring a combination of size-tunable emission wavelengths, high thermal stability, and low cytotoxicity, carbon quantum dots (CQDs) have opened up a new possibility for next-generation displays.

Graphical abstract: Toward phosphorescent and delayed fluorescent carbon quantum dots for next-generation electroluminescent displays
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Communication

Soft template-assisted self-assembly: a general strategy toward two-dimensional molecular crystals for high-performance organic field-effect transistors

A soft template-assisted self-assembly (STAS) strategy was developed to grow large-area high-quality 2D molecular crystals on a water surface irrespective of the surface tension of the solvents.

Graphical abstract: Soft template-assisted self-assembly: a general strategy toward two-dimensional molecular crystals for high-performance organic field-effect transistors
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Communication

Vacuum-deposited organic solar cells utilizing a low-bandgap non-fullerene acceptor

A new low-bandgap D–A type non-fullerene acceptor is designed and synthesized, which is successfully applied in full-vacuum-deposited organic solar cells and realizes a PCE of 0.86%.

Graphical abstract: Vacuum-deposited organic solar cells utilizing a low-bandgap non-fullerene acceptor
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Communication

Cocrystal engineering for constructing two-photon absorption materials by controllable intermolecular interactions

The intermolecular interactions of cocrystals can be controlled via selecting the donors and acceptors, and then the TPA properties can be selectively adjusted, promoting the development of TPA materials prepared via cocrystal engineering.

Graphical abstract: Cocrystal engineering for constructing two-photon absorption materials by controllable intermolecular interactions
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Communication

A perylene diimide dimer-based electron transporting material with an A–D–A structure for efficient inverted perovskite solar cells

Through the combination of perylene diimide and triphenylamine moieties, a perovskite solar cell with DPT as the electronic transport material exhibited a PCE of 20.07%.

Graphical abstract: A perylene diimide dimer-based electron transporting material with an A–D–A structure for efficient inverted perovskite solar cells
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Open Access Communication

Discovering structure–property relationships for the phonon band structures of hydrocarbon-based organic semiconductor crystals: the instructive case of acenes

A systematic analysis of the phonon bands calculated using dispersion-corrected density functional theory for crystalline acenes reveals analogies between the phonons and classical oscillator models. Based on these, the evolution of the materials’ properties can be rationalised.

Graphical abstract: Discovering structure–property relationships for the phonon band structures of hydrocarbon-based organic semiconductor crystals: the instructive case of acenes
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Communication

Molecular design and crystallization process control for thin sheet-shaped organic semiconductor crystals with two-dimensional packing

A macroscopic morphology regulation from rod- to sheet-shaped crystals with the same single structure was realized via building a two-dimensional packed network in plane for organic semiconductors.

Graphical abstract: Molecular design and crystallization process control for thin sheet-shaped organic semiconductor crystals with two-dimensional packing
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Communication

Single crystal field-effect transistor of tetrabenzoporphyrin with a one-dimensionally extended columnar packing motif exhibiting efficient charge transport properties

The single crystal field-effect transistor of 5,15-bis(triisopropylsilyl)ethynyltetrabenzoporphyrin exhibited better hole mobility than its metal complexes, with efficient charge transport through π–π stacking along tetrabenzoporphyrin units.

Graphical abstract: Single crystal field-effect transistor of tetrabenzoporphyrin with a one-dimensionally extended columnar packing motif exhibiting efficient charge transport properties
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Communication

Exciton funneling amplified photoluminescence anisotropy in organic radical-doped microcrystals

Controllable photoluminescence anisotropy amplification was achieved in organic luminescent radical-doped microcrystals via exciton funneling.

Graphical abstract: Exciton funneling amplified photoluminescence anisotropy in organic radical-doped microcrystals
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Paper

Improving the charge injection in bottom contact organic transistors by carbon electrodes

An amorphous carbon film formed by a pyrolysis photoresist as the bottom contact source/drain electrode of OFETs to improve the charge injection as well as the device performance.

Graphical abstract: Improving the charge injection in bottom contact organic transistors by carbon electrodes
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Thionated PDI supramolecular polymers: controlling aggregation mechanisms, morphology and function

Thionation of a model perylene diimide has a significant impact on its self-assembly behaviour. This approach provides a facile route to simultaneously exert control over the mechanism, morphology and functionality of self-assembled PDI materials.

Graphical abstract: Thionated PDI supramolecular polymers: controlling aggregation mechanisms, morphology and function
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A graphdiyne oxide composite membrane for active electrolyte enhanced supercapacitors with super long self-discharge time

GDYO/PVA self-assembled composite membrane as a separator effectively inhibited the self-discharge of AEESCs. The ultra-long self-discharge time is 37 160 s, and the capacitance retention rate is 95.1% after 8000 cycles.

Graphical abstract: A graphdiyne oxide composite membrane for active electrolyte enhanced supercapacitors with super long self-discharge time
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Paper

Crystalline organic thin films for crystalline OLEDs (I): orientation of phenanthroimidazole derivatives

Prepared by weak epitaxy growth, fluorescent phenanthroimidazole derivative 2FPPICz molecules form crystalline thin films. The orientation is resolved, providing a structure foundation for crystalline thin-film organic light-emitting diodes.

Graphical abstract: Crystalline organic thin films for crystalline OLEDs (I): orientation of phenanthroimidazole derivatives
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Paper

New near-infrared absorbing conjugated electron donor–acceptor molecules with a fused tetrathiafulvalene–naphthalene diimide framework

New semiconducting D–A molecules with a fused tetrathiafulvalene–naphthalene diimide framework show near-infrared absorptions and emissions with maxima up to 1062 nm and quantum yields up to 1.64%.

Graphical abstract: New near-infrared absorbing conjugated electron donor–acceptor molecules with a fused tetrathiafulvalene–naphthalene diimide framework
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Open Access Paper

Photopatternable solid electrolyte for integrable organic electrochemical transistors: operation and hysteresis

Entirely photopatternable solid organic electrochemical transistors were fabricated and their excellent performance and pronounced hysteretic behavior studied in detail.

Graphical abstract: Photopatternable solid electrolyte for integrable organic electrochemical transistors: operation and hysteresis
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Paper

A covalent organic polymer for turn-on fluorescence sensing of hydrazine

A polymer, COP-Ta, was designed and synthesized. It served as a turn-on fluorescent sensor for hydrazine detection with high performance.

Graphical abstract: A covalent organic polymer for turn-on fluorescence sensing of hydrazine
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Paper

Low nonradiative energy losses within 0.2 eV in efficient non-fullerene all-small-molecule organic solar cells

All-small-molecule organic solar cells with high photovoltaic performance and low non-radiative energy losses ≤ 0.2 eV.

Graphical abstract: Low nonradiative energy losses within 0.2 eV in efficient non-fullerene all-small-molecule organic solar cells
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An asymmetric A–DA′D–π-A type non-fullerene acceptor for high-performance organic solar cells

Utilizing the symmetry-breaking and π-bridge-extending strategy, three non-fullerene acceptors with DA′D core unit and electron-withdrawing unit are designed and synthesized via changing the alkoxy-substituted thiophene bridge unit.

Graphical abstract: An asymmetric A–DA′D–π-A type non-fullerene acceptor for high-performance organic solar cells
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Paper

Solution-processed broadband photodetectors without transparent conductive oxide electrodes

Room-temperature operated photodetectors without transparent conductive oxide electrodes by conjugated polymers mixed with conductive inorganic quantum dots, exhibiting the detectivities over 1012 Jones from 300 nm to 2000 nm, were demonstrated.

Graphical abstract: Solution-processed broadband photodetectors without transparent conductive oxide electrodes
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Highly sensitive solid chemical sensor for veterinary drugs based on the synergism between hydrogen bonds and low-dimensional polymer networks

To realize the direct and prompt detection of solid veterinary drug additives (VDAs), we prepared a highly sensitive solid sensor based on the synergism between hydrogen bonds and low-dimensional polymer networks to enable a detection limit below 1 ppm.

Graphical abstract: Highly sensitive solid chemical sensor for veterinary drugs based on the synergism between hydrogen bonds and low-dimensional polymer networks
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Efficient charge generation and low open circuit voltage loss enable a PCE of 10.3% in small molecule donor and polymer acceptor organic solar cells

Two small donors with alkyl chains close to (Se-1) and away from (Se-2) the donor core were synthesized. Ordered molecular packing and an induced face-on packing by PJ1 enable an efficient charge generation and low Voc loss in the Se-2/PJ1 device.

Graphical abstract: Efficient charge generation and low open circuit voltage loss enable a PCE of 10.3% in small molecule donor and polymer acceptor organic solar cells
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A two-dimensional polymer memristor based on conformational changes with tunable resistive switching behaviours

A resistive switching memory device based on a 2DPTPAK+TAPB film with the conformational change mechanism was prepared and the memory behaviors can be adjusted by the degree of conformational changes.

Graphical abstract: A two-dimensional polymer memristor based on conformational changes with tunable resistive switching behaviours
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Packing structures of (trialkylsilyl)ethynyl-substituted dinaphtho[2,3-b:2′,3′-f]thieno[3,2-b]thiophenes (DNTTs): effects of substituents on crystal structures and transport properties

Novel (trialkylsilyl)ethynyl-substituted DNTT derivatives are synthesized, and their crystal structures, transport properties, and the structure–property relationship are elucidated.

Graphical abstract: Packing structures of (trialkylsilyl)ethynyl-substituted dinaphtho[2,3-b:2′,3′-f]thieno[3,2-b]thiophenes (DNTTs): effects of substituents on crystal structures and transport properties
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Improving the device performance of organic solar cells with immiscible solid additives

We developed a solid additive (uv-9) showing immiscibility with active layers for morphology control, a PCE of 17.18% was achieved, which is much higher than those of devices without any additives. Moreover, the generality of uv-9 has been verified.

Graphical abstract: Improving the device performance of organic solar cells with immiscible solid additives
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Surfactant-induced chirality transfer, amplification and inversion in a cucurbit[8]uril–viologen host–guest supramolecular system

The L4 molecular chirality can be amplified to a supramolecular scale by coassembling with SDS. Further incorporation of the CB[8] leads to a chirality inversion via a change from lamellar structure of L4/SDS to rectangular stacking in L4/SDS/CB[8].

Graphical abstract: Surfactant-induced chirality transfer, amplification and inversion in a cucurbit[8]uril–viologen host–guest supramolecular system
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A co-crystallization strategy toward high-performance n-type organic semiconductors through charge transport switching from p-type planar azaacene derivatives

The co-crystallization strategy has offered an efficient route to achieve high-performance n-type semiconductors through charge-transport switching from pristine p-type azaacene derivatives.

Graphical abstract: A co-crystallization strategy toward high-performance n-type organic semiconductors through charge transport switching from p-type planar azaacene derivatives
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A tunable phosphorescence supramolecular switch by an anthracene photoreaction in aqueous solution

A supramolecular phosphorescent switch, composed of a linear assembly formed by a photosensitive bromophenylpyridium derivative and cucurbit[8]uril, can respond to the dual stimulation of ultraviolet light and heating with good reversible stability.

Graphical abstract: A tunable phosphorescence supramolecular switch by an anthracene photoreaction in aqueous solution
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Open Access Paper

The role of absorbed water in ionic liquid cellulosic electrolytes for ionic thermoelectrics

The absorbed water from air into cellulose/ionic liquid gel dramatically increases the apparent ionic Seebeck coefficient. The reason is the hydrovoltaic voltage that depends on the kinetics of water absorption/desorption at different temperature.

Graphical abstract: The role of absorbed water in ionic liquid cellulosic electrolytes for ionic thermoelectrics
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Finely modulated asymmetric nonfullerene acceptors enabling simultaneously improved voltage and current for efficient organic solar cells

An asymmetric acceptor 5T-2C8-2Cl has been designed and an efficiency of 13.02% with simultaneously improved Jsc and Voc has been achieved.

Graphical abstract: Finely modulated asymmetric nonfullerene acceptors enabling simultaneously improved voltage and current for efficient organic solar cells
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Diketopyrrolopyrrole-based conjugated polymers synthesized by direct arylation polycondensation for anisole-processed high mobility organic thin-film transistors

DPP-based conjugated polymers were synthesized via environmentally benign direct arylation polycondensation. With these polymers, OTFTs with μe values of up to 2.79 cm2 V−1 s−1 were fabricated using a green solvent anisole.

Graphical abstract: Diketopyrrolopyrrole-based conjugated polymers synthesized by direct arylation polycondensation for anisole-processed high mobility organic thin-film transistors
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Molecular spinterface in F4TCNQ-doped polymer spin valves

An anionic radical through the charge transfer process of hybridization on the spinterface was found in a doped P3HT spin valve, which may effectively enhance the device performance.

Graphical abstract: Molecular spinterface in F4TCNQ-doped polymer spin valves
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Axially chiral bay-tetraarylated perylene bisimide dyes as non-fullerene acceptors in organic solar cells

Chromophore shielding is critical for twisted single core perylene bisimides used as non-fullerene acceptors in organic solar cells. Inherent chirality becomes only important for close packing chromophores as single crystal structure analyses reveal.

Graphical abstract: Axially chiral bay-tetraarylated perylene bisimide dyes as non-fullerene acceptors in organic solar cells
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An n-type narrow-bandgap organoboron polymer with quinoidal character synthesized by direct arylation polymerization

An n-type narrow-bandgap organoboron polymer with quinoidal character is synthesized by direct arylation polymerization. This polymer shows a narrow bandgap of 1.50 eV and could also be readily n-doped for thermoelectric applications.

Graphical abstract: An n-type narrow-bandgap organoboron polymer with quinoidal character synthesized by direct arylation polymerization
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Tuning the antiaromatic character and charge transport of pentalene-based antiaromatic compounds by substitution

Substituting electron-donating and electron-accepting substituents on antiaromatic pentalene cores can significantly tune the optical absorption, energy levels, antiaromaticity, and transistor switch-on behavior.

Graphical abstract: Tuning the antiaromatic character and charge transport of pentalene-based antiaromatic compounds by substitution
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Facile synthesis, precise species control and chemical transformation of highly conducting organic metal chalcogenides CuxBHT (BHT = benzenehexathiol; x = 3, 4, and 5.5)

A series of highly conducting organic metal chalcogenides CuxBHT (x = 3, 4, and 5.5) were precisely constructed via variation of the molar ratio of Cu2O and BHT, and a chemical transformation can be realized within the CuxBHT family by oxidation regulation.

Graphical abstract: Facile synthesis, precise species control and chemical transformation of highly conducting organic metal chalcogenides CuxBHT (BHT = benzenehexathiol; x = 3, 4, and 5.5)
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A dithieno[3,2-a:3′,2′-j][5,6,11,12]chrysene diimide based polymer as an electron transport layer for efficient inverted perovskite solar cells

A series of electron-deficient conjugated polymers (P(DTCDI-T), P(DTCDI-2T) and P(DTCDI-3T)) are reported as effective ETLs for inverted PSCs, resulting in a champion power conversion efficiency (PCE) of 17.88% for P(DTCDI-2T) ETL based devices.

Graphical abstract: A dithieno[3,2-a:3′,2′-j][5,6,11,12]chrysene diimide based polymer as an electron transport layer for efficient inverted perovskite solar cells
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Doping of graphene via adlayer formation of electrochemically reduced dibenzyl viologen

Doping of graphene by self-assembled molecular network of uncharged dibenzyl viologen (DBV0) generated in situ.

Graphical abstract: Doping of graphene via adlayer formation of electrochemically reduced dibenzyl viologen
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A cationic conjugated polymer with high 808 nm NIR-triggered photothermal conversion for antibacterial treatment

A cationic water-soluble conjugated polymer with a D–A structure demonstrated high photothermal conversion efficiency and effective antibacterial ability under 808 nm irradiation.

Graphical abstract: A cationic conjugated polymer with high 808 nm NIR-triggered photothermal conversion for antibacterial treatment
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Regulating the metal nodes of 1D conjugated coordination polymers for enhancing the performance of sodium-ion batteries

1D conjugated coordination polymers M-DHBQ (M = Mn, Zn, and Ni) were constructed for sodium-ion batteries. Ni-DHBQ delivered the highest performance. These results highlighted the importance of metal ions for high performance batteries.

Graphical abstract: Regulating the metal nodes of 1D conjugated coordination polymers for enhancing the performance of sodium-ion batteries
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Self-assembled dipoles of o-carborane on gate oxide tuning charge carriers in organic field effect transistors

A novel self-assembled monolayer of o-carborane on gate oxide not only realized p-channel organic field effect transistors with low threshold voltage and high field effect mobility, but also enabled ambipolar charge transport in a typical n-type organic semiconductor.

Graphical abstract: Self-assembled dipoles of o-carborane on gate oxide tuning charge carriers in organic field effect transistors
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Controllable growth of centimeter-scale 2D crystalline conjugated polymers for photonic synaptic transistors

Photonic synaptic transistors based on space-confined-drop-casting-produced 2D crystals of conjugated polymers perform typical synaptic functions.

Graphical abstract: Controllable growth of centimeter-scale 2D crystalline conjugated polymers for photonic synaptic transistors
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Tunable charge-transport polarity in thienothiophene–bisoxoindolinylidene-benzodifurandione copolymers for high-performance field-effect transistors

The substituent effects in methyl- and methoxy-substituted thienothiophene–bis(oxoindolinylidene)benzodifurandione copolymers on field-effect performances were studied.

Graphical abstract: Tunable charge-transport polarity in thienothiophene–bisoxoindolinylidene-benzodifurandione copolymers for high-performance field-effect transistors
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About this collection

We are pleased to introduce you to this collection of invited articles from Journal of Materials Chemistry C in honour of Prof. Daoben Zhu, on the occasion of his 80th Birthday.

This special collection of Journal of Materials Chemistry C is a tribute to one of the pioneers of organic solids in China. As one of the pioneers of modern organic materials, Prof. Zhu has a close association with the community of organic conjugated materials. It is our great honour to invite a number of Prof Zhu’s former students, co-workers and friends to contribute some of their best work to this special issue and make this special Issue an exciting scientific reading. This special issue will cover all aspects of organic semiconductors including synthesis and theoretical investigation as well as their properties or applications related to display technologies, optical materials, magnetics, electronics or information storage technology.

We hope you enjoy reading this collection of papers in Journal of Materials Chemistry C in honour of Prof. Daoben Zhu.

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