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Research Zernike (ZIAM) Materials Chemistry Protesescu group

Publications

2022

Gahlot, K., de Graaf, S., Duim, H., Nedelcu, G., Koushki, R. M., Ahmadi, M., Gavhane, D., Lasorsa, A., De Luca, O., Rudolf, P., van der Wel, P. C. A., Loi, M. A., Kooi, B. J., Portale, G., Calbo, J., & Protesescu, L. (2022). Structural Dynamics and Tunability for Colloidal Tin Halide Perovskite Nanostructures. Advanced materials, [e2201353]. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.202201353

2021

Protesescu, L., Calbo, J., Williams, K., Tisdale, W., Walsh, A., & Dinca, M. (2021). Colloidal nano-MOFs nucleate and stabilize ultra-small quantum dots of lead bromide perovskites dagger. Chemical Science, 12(17), 6129-6135. https://doi.org/10.1039/d1sc00282a

2020

Papagiorgis, P., Tsokkou, D., Gahlot, K., Protesescu, L., Manoli, A., Hermerschmidt, F., Christodoulou, C., Choulis, S. A., Kovalenko, M., Othonos, A., & Itskos, G. (2020). Exciton-Ligand Interactions in PbS Quantum Dots Capped with Metal Chalcogenides. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 124(50), 27848-27857. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c09790
Groeneveld, B. G. H. M., Duim, H., Kahmann, S., De Luca, O., Tekelenburg, E. K., Kamminga, M. E., Protesescu, L., Portale, G., Blake, G. R., Rudolf, P., & Loi, M. A. (2020). Photochromism in Ruddlesden-Popper copper-based perovskites: A light-induced change of coordination number at the surface. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 8(43), 15377-15384. https://doi.org/10.1039/d0tc03359f
Shao, S., Duim, H., Wang, Q., Xu, B., Dong, J., Adjokatse, S., Blake, G. R., Protesescu, L., Portale, G., Hou, J., Saba, M., & Loi, M. A. (2020). Tuning the Energetic Landscape of Ruddlesden-Popper Perovskite Films for Efficient Solar Cells. ACS Energy Letters, 5(1), 39-46. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsenergylett.9b02397

2019

Hofmann, F. J., Bodnarchuk, M. I., Protesescu, L., Koyalenko, M. V., Lupton, J. M., & Vogelsang, J. (2019). Exciton Gating and Triplet Deshelving in Single Dye Molecules Excited by Perovskite Nanocrystal FRET Antennae. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LETTERS, 10(5), 1055-1062. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b00180

2018

Papagiorgis, P., Manoli, A., Protesescu, L., Achilleos, C., Violaris, M., Nicolaides, K., Trypiniotis, T., Bodnarchuk, M. I., Kovalenko, M. V., Othonos, A., & Itskos, G. (2018). Efficient Optical Amplification in the Nanosecond Regime from Formamidinium Lead Iodide Nanocrystals. ACS Photonics, 5(3), 907-917. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsphotonics.7b01159
Lignos, I., Morad, V., Shynkarenko, Y., Bernasconi, C., Maceiczyk, R. M., Protesescu, L., Bertolotti, F., Kumar, S., Ochsenbein, S. T., Masciocchi, N., Guagliardi, A., Shih, C-J., Bodnarchuk, M. I., deMello, A. J., & Kovalenko, M. V. (2018). Exploration of Near-Infrared-Emissive Colloidal Multinary Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals Using an Automated Microfluidic Platform. Acs Nano, 12(6), 5504-5517. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.8b01122
Protesescu, L., & Dinca, M. (2018). Host-guest design to access the lead halide perovskites nanocrystals under strong confinement using metal organic frameworks as a matrix. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 255.
Protesescu, L., Yakunin, S., Nazarenko, O., Dirin, D. N., & Kovalenko, M. (2018). Low-Cost Synthesis of Highly Luminescent Colloidal Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals by Wet Ball Milling. ACS Applied Nano Materials, 1(3), 1300-1308. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsanm.8b00038
Pfingsten, O., Klein, J., Protesescu, L., Bodnarchuk, M. I., Kovalenko, M. V., & Bacher, G. (2018). Phonon Interaction and Phase Transition in Single Formamidinium Lead Bromide Quantum Dots. Nano Letters, 18(7), 4440-4446. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b01523
Piveteau, L., Ong, T-C., Walder, B. J., Dirin, D. N., Moscheni, D., Schneider, B., Baer, J., Protesescu, L., Masciocchi, N., Guagliardi, A., Emsley, L., Coperet, C., & Kovalenko, M. (2018). Resolving the Core and the Surface of CdSe Quantum Dots and Nanoplatelets Using Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Enhanced PASS-PIETA NMR Spectroscopy. ACS central science, 4(9), 1113-1125. https://doi.org/10.1021/acscentsci.8b00196
Moschen, D., Bertolotti, F., Piveteau, L., Protesescu, L., Dirin, D. N., Kovalenko, M. V., Cervellino, A., Pedersen, J. S., Masciocchi, N., & Guagliardi, A. (2018). Size-Dependent Fault-Driven Relaxation and Faceting in Zincblende CdSe Colloidal Quantum Dots. Acs Nano, 12(12), 12558-12570. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.8b07092
Lignos, I., Protesescu, L., Emiroglu, D. B., Maceiczyk, R., Schneider, S., Kovalenko, M. V., & deMello, A. J. (2018). Unveiling the Shape Evolution and Halide-Ion-Segregation in Blue-Emitting Formamidinium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals Using an Automated Microfluidic Platform. Nano Letters, 18(2), 1246-1252. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b04838

2017

Bertolotti, F., Protesescu, L., Kovalenko, M. V., Yakunin, S., Cervellino, A., Billinge, S. J. L., Terban, M. W., Pedersen, J. S., Masciocchi, N., & Guagliardi, A. (2017). Coherent Nanotwins and Dynamic Disorder in Cesium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals. Acs Nano, 11(4), 3819-3831. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.7b00017
Protesescu, L., Yakunin, S., Kumar, S., Bar, J., Bertolotti, F., Masciocchi, N., Guagliardi, A., Grotevent, M., Shorubalko, I., Bodnarchuk, M. I., Shih, C-J., & Kovalenko, M. V. (2017). Dismantling the "Red Wall" of Colloidal Perovskites: Highly Luminescent Formamidinium and Formamidinium-Cesium Lead Iodide Nanocrystals. Acs Nano, 11(3), 3119-3134. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.7b00116
Papagiorgis, P., Protesescu, L., Kovalenko, M. V., Othonos, A., & Itskos, G. (2017). Long-Lived Hot Carriers in Formamidinium Lead Iodide Nanocrystals. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 121(22), 12434-12440. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b02308
Maceiczyk, R. M., Dumbgen, K., Lignos, I., Protesescu, L., Kovalenko, M. V., & deMello, A. J. (2017). Microfluidic Reactors Provide Preparative and Mechanistic Insights into the Synthesis of Formamidinium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals. Chemistry of Materials, 29(19), 8433-8439. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b02998
Kovalenko, M. V., Protesescu, L., & Bodnarchuk, M. I. (2017). Properties and potential optoelectronic applications of lead halide perovskite nanocrystals. Science, 358(6364), 745-750. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aam7093

2016

Protesescu, L., Zuend, T., Bodnarchuk, M. I., & Kovalenko, M. V. (2016). Air-Stable, Near- to Mid-Infrared Emitting Solids of PbTe/CdTe Core-Shell Colloidal quantum dots. Chemphyschem, 17(5), 670-674. https://doi.org/10.1002/cphc.201501008
Balazs, D., Dirin, D., Fang, H-H., Protesescu, L., ten Brink, G., Kooi, B., Kovalenko, M., & Loi, M. A. (2016). Counterion-mediated ligand exchange for PbS colloidal quantum dot superlattices. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 251.
Dirin, D. N., Protesescu, L., Trummer, D., Kochetygov, I. V., Yakunin, S., Krumeich, F., Stadie, N. P., & Kovalenko, M. V. (2016). Harnessing Defect-Tolerance at the Nanoscale: Highly Luminescent Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals in Mesoporous Silica Matrixes. Nano Letters, 16(9), 5866-5874. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b02688
Protesescu, L., Yakunin, S., Bodnarchuk, M. I., Bertolotti, F., Masciocchi, N., Guagliardi, A., & Kovalenko, M. V. (2016). Monodisperse Formamidinium Lead Bromide Nanocrystals with Bright and Stable Green Photoluminescence. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 138(43), 14202-14205. https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.6b08900
Raino, G., Nedelcu, G., Protesescu, L., Bodnarchuk, M. I., Kovalenko, M. V., Mahrt, R. F., & Stoeferle, T. (2016). Single Cesium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals at Low Temperature: Fast Single Photon Emission, Reduced Blinking, and Exciton Fine Structure. Acs Nano, 10(2), 2485-2490. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.5b07328
Lignos, I., Stavrakis, S., Nedelcu, G., Protesescu, L., deMello, A. J., & Kovalenko, M. V. (2016). Synthesis of Cesium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals in a Droplet-Based Microfluidic Platform: Fast Parametric Space Mapping. Nano Letters, 16(3), 1869-1877. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b04981

2015

He, M., Protesescu, L., Caputo, R., Krumeich, F., & Kovalenko, M. V. (2015). A General Synthesis Strategy for Monodisperse Metallic and Metalloid Nanoparticles (In, Ga, Bi, Sb, Zn, Cu, Sn, and Their Alloys) via in Situ Formed Metal Long-Chain Amides. Chemistry of Materials, 27(2), 635-647. https://doi.org/10.1021/cm5045144
Protesescu, L., Nachtegaal, M., Voznyy, O., Borovinskaya, O., Rossini, A. J., Emsley, L., Coperet, C., Guenther, D., Sargent, E. H., & Kovalenko, M. V. (2015). Atomistic Description of Thiostannate-Capped CdSe Nanocrystals: Retention of Four-Coordinate SnS4 Motif and Preservation of Cd-Rich Stoichiometry. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 137(5), 1862-1874. https://doi.org/10.1021/ja510862c
Nedelcu, G., Protesescu, L., Yakunin, S., Bodnarchuk, M. I., Grotevent, M. J., & Kovalenko, M. V. (2015). Fast Anion-Exchange in Highly Luminescent Nanocrystals of Cesium Lead Halide Perovskites (CsPbX3, X = Cl, Br, I). Nano Letters, 15(8), 5635-5640. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b02404
Yakunin, S., Protesescu, L., Krieg, F., Bodnarchuk, M. I., Nedelcu, G., Humer, M., De Luca, G., Fiebig, M., Heiss, W., & Kovalenko, M. V. (2015). Low-threshold amplified spontaneous emission and lasing from colloidal nanocrystals of caesium lead halide perovskites (vol 6, 8056, 2015). Nature Communications, 6, [8515]. https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms9515
Protesescu, L., Yakunin, S., Bodnarchuk, M. I., Krieg, F., Caputo, R., Hendon, C. H., Yang, R. X., Walsh, A., & Kovalenko, M. V. (2015). Nanocrystals of Cesium Lead Halide Perovskites (CsPbX3, X = Cl, Br, and I): Novel Optoelectronic Materials Showing Bright Emission with Wide Color Gamut. Nano Letters, 15(6), 3692-3696. https://doi.org/10.1021/nl5048779
Lai, L-H., Gomulya, W., Berghuis, M., Protesescu, L., Detz, R. J., Reek, J. N. H., Kovalenko, M. V., & Loi, M. A. (2015). Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Solution-Processed H-2-Evolving Photocathodes. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 7(34), 19083-19090. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.5b04550
Gollner, C., Ziegler, J., Protesescu, L., Dirin, D. N., Lechner, R. T., Fritz-Popovski, G., Sytnyk, M., Yakunin, S., Rotter, S., Amin, A. A. Y., Vidal, C., Hrelescu, C., Klar, T. A., Kovalenko, M. V., & Heiss, W. (2015). Random Lasing with Systematic Threshold Behavior in Films of CdSe/CdS Core/Thick-Shell Colloidal Quantum Dots. Acs Nano, 9(10), 9792-9801. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.5b02739

2014

Tudorache, M., Negoi, A., Protesescu, L., & Parvulescu, V. I. (2014). Biocatalytic alternative for bio-glycerol conversion with alkyl carbonates via a lipase-linked magnetic nano-particles assisted process. Applied catalysis b-Environmental, 145, 120-125. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2012.12.033
Yakunin, S., Dirin, D. N., Protesescu, L., Sytnyk, M., Tollabimazraehno, S., Humer, M., Hackl, F., Fromherz, T., Bodnarchuk, M. I., Kovalenko, M. V., & Heiss, W. (2014). High Infrared Photoconductivity in Films of Arsenic-Sulfide-Encapsulated Lead-Sulfide Nanocrystals. Acs Nano, 8(12), 12883-12894. https://doi.org/10.1021/nn5067478
Lai, L-H., Gomulya, W., Protesescu, L., Kovalenko, M. V., & Loi, M. A. (2014). High performance photoelectrochemical hydrogen generation and solar cells with a double type II heterojunction. PPCP : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16(16), 7531-7537. https://doi.org/10.1039/c4cp00632a
Speirs, M. J., Groeneveld, B. G. H. M., Protesescu, L., Piliego, C., Kovalenko, M. V., & Loi, M. A. (2014). Hybrid inorganic–organic tandem solar cells for broad absorption of the solar spectrum. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16(17), 7672-7676. https://doi.org/10.1039/C4CP00846D
Yarema, M., Woerle, M., Rossell, M. D., Erni, R., Caputo, R., Protesescu, L., Kravchyk, K. V., Dirin, D. N., Lienau, K., von Rohr, F., Schilling, A., Nachtegaal, M., & Kovalenko, M. V. (2014). Monodisperse Colloidal Gallium Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Low Temperature Crystallization, Surface Plasmon Resonance and Li-Ion Storage. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136(35), 12422-12430. https://doi.org/10.1021/ja506712d
Tsokkou, D., Papagiorgis, P., Protesescu, L., Kovalenko, M. V., Choulis, S. A., Christofides, C., Itskos, G., & Othonos, A. (2014). Photophysics of PbS Quantum Dot Films Capped with Arsenic Sulfide Ligands. Advanced Energy Materials, 4(7), [1301547]. https://doi.org/10.1002/aenm.201301547
Lai, L-H., Protesescu, L., Kovalenko, M. V., & Loi, M. A. (2014). Sensitized solar cells with colloidal PbS-CdS core-shell quantum dots. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16(2), 736-742. https://doi.org/10.1039/c3cp54145b
Huang, J., Liu, W., Dolzhnikov, D. S., Protesescu, L., Kovalenko, M. V., Koo, B., Chattopadhyay, S., Shenchenko, E. V., & Talapin, D. V. (2014). Surface Functionalization of Semiconductor and Oxide Nanocrystals with Small Inorganic Oxoanions (PO43-, MoO42-) and Polyoxometalate Ligands. Acs Nano, 8(9), 9388-9402. https://doi.org/10.1021/nn503458y
Protesescu, L., Rossini, A. J., Kriegner, D., Valla, M., de Kergommeaux, A., Walter, M., Kravchyk, K. V., Nachtegaal, M., Stangl, J., Malaman, B., Reiss, P., Lesage, A., Emsley, L., Coperet, C., & Kovalenko, M. V. (2014). Unraveling the Core-Shell Structure of Ligand-Capped Sn/SnOx Nanoparticles by Surface-Enhanced Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Mossbauer, and X-ray Absorption Spectroscopies. Acs Nano, 8(3), 2639-2648. https://doi.org/10.1021/nn406344n

2013

Kravchyk, K., Protesescu, L., Bodnarchuk, M. I., Krumeich, F., Yarema, M., Walter, M., Guntlin, C., & Kovalenko, M. V. (2013). Monodisperse and Inorganically Capped Sn and Sn/SnO2 Nanocrystals for High-Performance Li-Ion Battery Anodes. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 135(11), 4199-4202. https://doi.org/10.1021/ja312604r
Piliego, C., Protesescu, L., Bisri, S. Z., Kovalenko, M. V., & Loi, M. A. (2013). 5.2% efficient PbS nanocrystal Schottky solar cells. Energy & Environmental Science, 6(10), 3054-3059. https://doi.org/10.1039/c3ee41479e

2012

Tudorache, M., Negoi, A., Nae, A., Protesescu, L., & Parvulescu, V. (2012). Biocatalysis applied in glycerol chemistry - green synthesis of glycerol carbonate. New Biotechnology, 29, S72-S73. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nbt.2012.08.202
Tudorache, M., Protesescu, L., Coman, S., & Parvulescu, V. I. (2012). Efficient bio-conversion of glycerol to glycerol carbonate catalyzed by lipase extracted from Aspergillus niger. Green Chemistry, 14(2), 478-482. https://doi.org/10.1039/c2gc16294f
Tudorache, M., Negoi, A., Nae, A., Protesescu, L., & Parvulescu, V. I. (2012). Green synthesis of glycerol carbonate: Biocatalytic alternative for glycerol industry. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 244.
Tudorache, M., Protesescu, L., Negoi, A., & Parvulescu, V. I. (2012). Recyclable biocatalytic composites of lipase-linked magnetic macro-/nano-particles for glycerol carbonate synthesis. Applied Catalysis A-General, 437, 90-95. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcata.2012.06.016

2011

Protesescu, L., Tudorache, M., Neatu, S., Grecu, M. N., Kemnitz, E., Filip, P., Parvulescu, V. I., & Coman, S. M. (2011). Unusual Behavior of a Novel Heterogeneous Chiral Dimer Cr(III)-Salen Complex in the Epoxidation/Epoxide Ring-Opening Reaction of trans-Methylcinnamate Ester. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 115(4), 1112-1122. https://doi.org/10.1021/jp106281z

2010

Neatu, F., Protesescu, L., Florea, M., Parvulescu, V. I., Teodorescu, C. M., Apostol, N., Toullec, P. Y., & Michelet, V. (2010). Novel Pd heterogeneous catalysts for cycloisomerisation of acetylenic carboxylic acids. Green Chemistry, 12(12), 2145-2149. https://doi.org/10.1039/c0gc00258e
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