• Ultrafast transient absorption spectroscopy: principles and applications 

      Moreno Oliva, María; López-Navarrete, Juan Teodomiro (2016-07-27)
      The study of photophysical and photochemical processes crosses the interest of many fields of research in physics, chemistry and biology. In particular, the photophysical and photochemical reactions, after light absorption ...
    • Uncommon Molecular Structures for Organic Electronics: Cross-Conjugated Biradical Dianions and Mechano-Made Biradicals 

      Casado-Cordon, Juan (2017-07)
      Significant advances in any field of research often come from unexpected experimental results. We all know that uncommon behaviors are destined to envisage new applications whereas collection of typical features only helps ...
    • Uncommon Polycyclic Open-Shell Structures: Cross-Conjugated Dianions and Mechano-Made Biradicals 

      Casado-Cordon, Juan (2017-07-24)
      Significant advances in any field of research often come from unexpected experimental results. There are plenty of examples where the realization of uncommon behaviors in the long run trigger new applications. Examples of ...
    • Understanding charge transport in organic field effect transistors 

      Wang, Yingfeng; Guo, Han; Ponce-Ortiz, Rocio; Harbuzaru, Alexandra; Arrechea-Marcos, Iratxe; [et al.] (2018-06-28)
      The organic electronics research field has advanced tremendously in the last decades, having already led to field-effect mobilities able to compete with their inorganic counterparts. However, many fundamental aspects of ...
    • Understanding organic materials performance in field-effect transistors 

      Ponce-Ortiz, Rocio; Arrechea-Marcos, Iratxe; López Espejo, Guzmán; López-Navarrete, Juan Teodomiro; Segura, Jose L. (2017-07-14)
      In the last years, much of our effort has been devoted to the search and study of new high-mobility semiconductors for organic thin film transistors. The approach used for the materials design has been two-fold: (i) the ...
    • Understanding polymer orientation at the interface by SERS 

      Harbuzaru, Alexandra; Arrechea-Marcos, Iratxe; López-Navarrete, Juan Teodomiro; Ponce-Ortiz, Rocio; Ruíz-Delgado, María del Carmen (2017-07-07)
      In the organic electronic research field, it is well known that the largest contribution to charge transport occurs within the first few nanometers of the semiconductor near the dielectric interface. Surface Enhanced ...
    • Understanding the structure-property correlations of n-type organic semiconductors in OFETs 

      Harbuzaru, Alexandra; Arrechea Marcos, Iratxe; López-Navarrete, Juan Teodomiro; Ponce-Ortiz, Rocio; Ruíz-Delgado, María del Carmen (2019-07-16)
      In the organic electronic research field, the development of high-performance unipolar n-type semiconductors is still challenging. Here we present an in-depth study of a series of ladder-type semiconductors, which due to ...
    • Using SERS to probe electric capacitive enhancement in nanometer-size hot spots 

      Centeno, Silvia; Ruano, Cristina; Roman-Perez, Jessica; López-Ramírez, Jessica; Soto-Martin, Juan; [et al.] (2014-09-10)
      Although the electromagnetic mechanism related to localized plasmons of the metal is the most important contribution in SERS, the chemical interaction between metal and molecule plays a crucial role. In SERS electrochemical ...
    • Using Surface-enhanced Raman scattering to probe the capacitance of metallic nanostructures 

      Centeno, Silvia; Ruano, Cristina; Román-Pérez, Jéssica; López-Tocón, Isabel; Otero-Fernandezde-Molina, Juan Carlos; [et al.] (2013)
      Though it is generally accepted that the electromagnetic mechanism related to the excitation of localized plasmons of the metal surface is the most important contribution in SERS, the chemical interaction between molecule ...
    • VCD helps others in molecular aggregates 

      Ramirez-Aguilar, Francisco Javier; Casado-Cordon, Juan (2019-03-25)
      Molecular self-assembly is the driving force of a great number of physical, chemical and biological processes in Nature.1 The properties of the molecular aggregates are markedly dependent on the intermolecular forces which ...
    • Vibronic Spectra for reduced-dimensionality models: Application to the Circular dichroism of chiral polythiophenes 

      Aranda, Daniel; Cerezo, J.; Ávila, Francisco; Santoro, Fabrizio (2018-03-09)
      Methods to compute vibronic spectra of rigid systems are mature enough to become standard, however, when modelling complex systems is convenient to consider one part that represent the “true” system (i.e. chromophore in a ...
    • π-Dimerization of Heptathienoacene Radical Cations 

      Ruíz-Delgado, María del Carmen; Capel-Ferrón, Cristina; Capdevila-Cortada, Marçal; Hartl, F.; Hernández-Jolín, Víctor; [et al.] (2014-02-24)
      Oligothienoacenes, the fused-ring analog of pi-linked oligothiophenes, belong to the most promising candidates for organic electronic applications. This is in part due to their fully planar structure that avoids conformational ...