Briseno Group ~ ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces Cover

The Briseno group is invited by ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces to highlight the recent progress in oligothiophene semiconductors for organic devices. This article entitled, “Oligothiophene Semiconductors: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications for Organic Devices,” by L. Zhang, N. S. Colella, B. P. Cherniawski, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, A. L. Briseno is featured on the front cover. Oligomers are…



E. Ilker Ozay ~ Global Academic Competition Award

Ilker received  an award from the Global Academic Competition co-sponsored by The Catalent Applied Drug Delivery Institute partnered with the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)  for his submission entitled, “Slipping Through the Blood Brain Barrier with Cell Penetrating Peptide Mimics”.  Each winner will receive a cash prize of $2,000 and annual membership to AAPS….



Bistetracene: An Air-Stable, High-Mobility Organic Semiconductor with Extended Conjugation

An article by L. Zhang, A. Fonari, Y. Liu, A. –L. M. Hoyt,H. Lee, D. Granger, S. Parkin, T. P. Russell, J. A. Anthony, J.-L. Brédas, V. Coropceanu, A. L. Briseno* is featured on the Front Cover of J. Am. Chem. Soc. Dr. Lei Zhang from the Briseno group synthesized a new class of polyacenes…



The Good Host: Formation of Discrete 1-D Fullerene “Channels” in Well-Ordered PBTTT Oligomers

An article by Lei Zhang, Feng Liu, Ying Diao, Hilary S. Marsh, Nicholas S Colella, Arthi Jayaraman, Thomas P. Russell, Stefan C. B. Mannsfeld*, and Alejandro L. Briseno* is featured in the current issue of JACS. Dr. Lei Zhang from the Briseno group synthesized a series of PBTTT oligomers for systematically examining the interaction with…