Featured Publications

The featured publications include a selection of significant research papers published by our group in international journals.

Vasilopoulou, M., Yusoff, A.R.B.M., Kuganathan, N., Bao, X., Verykios, A., Polydorou, E., Armadorou, K.-K., Soultati, A., Papadimitropoulos, G., Haider, M.I., Fakharuddin, A., Palilis, L.C., Kennou, S., Chroneos, A., Argitis, P., Davazoglou, D. A carbon-doped tantalum dioxyfluoride as a superior electron transport material for high performance organic  optoelectronics (2020) Nano Energy, 70, art. no. 104508, .

Vasilopoulou, M., Kim, H.P., Kim, B.S., Papadakis, M., Ximim Gavim, A.E., Macedo, A.G., Jose da Silva, W., Schneider, F.K., Mat Teridi, M.A., Coutsolelos, A.G., bin Mohd Yusoff, A.R. Efficient colloidal quantum dot light-emitting diodes operating in the second near-infrared biological window (2020) Nature Photonics, 14 (1), pp. 50-56.

Machairioti, F., Petrou, P., Oh, H.-T., Lee, J.-K., Kakabakos, S., Argitis, P., Chatzichristidi, M. Bio-orthogonal fluorinated resist for biomolecules patterning applications (2019) Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 178, pp. 208-213.

Soultati, A., Fakharuddin, A., Polydorou, E., Drivas, C., Kaltzoglou, A., Haider, M.I., Kournoutas, F., Fakis, M., Palilis, L.C., Kennou, S., Davazoglou, D., Falaras, P., Argitis, P., Gardelis, S., Kordatos, A., Chroneos, A., Schmidt-Mende, L., Vasilopoulou, M. Lithium Doping of ZnO for High Efficiency and Stability Fullerene and Non-fullerene Organic Solar Cells (2019) ACS Applied Energy Materials, 2 (3), pp. 1663-1675.

Douvas, A.M., Tsikritzis, D., Tselios, C., Haider, A., Mougharbel, A.S., Kortz, U., Hiskia, A., Coutsolelos, A.G., Palilis, L.C., Vasilopoulou, M., Kennou, S., Argitis, P. Multi-electron reduction of Wells-Dawson polyoxometalate films onto metallic, semiconducting and dielectric substrates (2019) Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 21 (1), pp. 427-437.

Verykios, A., Papadakis, M., Soultati, A., Skoulikidou, M.-C., Papaioannou, G., Gardelis, S., Petsalakis, I.D., Theodorakopoulos, G., Petropoulos, V., Palilis, L.C., Fakis, M., Vainos, N.A., Alexandropoulos, D., Davazoglou, D., Pistolis, G., Argitis, P., Coutsolelos, A.G., Vasilopoulou, M. Functionalized Zinc Porphyrins with Various Peripheral Groups for Interfacial Electron Injection Barrier Control in Organic Light Emitting Diodes (2018) ACS Omega, 3 (8), pp. 10008-10018.

Bourkoula, A., Mavrogonatou, E., Pavli, P., Petrou, P.S., Douvas, A.M., Argitis, P., Kletsas, D., Kakabakos, S.E. Guided cell adhesion, orientation, morphology and differentiation on silicon substrates photolithographically micropatterned with a cellrepellent cross-linked poly(vinyl alcohol) film (2019) Biomedical Materials (Bristol), 14 (1), art. no. 014101, .

Tountas, M., Verykios, A., Polydorou, E., Kaltzoglou, A., Soultati, A., Balis, N., Angaridis, P.A., Papadakis, M., Nikolaou, V., Auras, F., Palilis, L.C., Tsikritzis, D., Evangelou, E.K., Gardelis, S., Koutsoureli, M., Papaioannou, G., Petsalakis, I.D., Kennou, S., Davazoglou, D., Argitis, P., Falaras, P., Coutsolelos, A.G., Vasilopoulou, M. Engineering of Porphyrin Molecules for Use as Effective Cathode Interfacial Modifiers in Organic Solar Cells of Enhanced Efficiency and Stability (2018) ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 10 (24), pp. 20728-20739.

Tountas, M., Topal, Y., Verykios, A., Soultati, A., Kaltzoglou, A., Papadopoulos, T.A., Auras, F., Seintis, K., Fakis, M., Palilis, L.C., Tsikritzis, D., Kennou, S., Fakharuddin, A., Schmidt-Mende, L., Gardelis, S., Kus, M., Falaras, P., Davazoglou, D., Argitis, P., Vasilopoulou, M. A silanol-functionalized polyoxometalate with excellent electron transfer mediating behavior to ZnO and TiO2 cathode interlayers for highly efficient and extremely stable polymer solar cells (2018) Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 6 (6), pp. 1459-1469.

Polydorou, E., Botzakaki, M.A., Sakellis, I., Soultati, A., Kaltzoglou, A., Papadopoulos, T.A., Briscoe, J., Drivas, C., Seintis, K., Fakis, M., Palilis, L.C., Georga, S.N., Krontiras, C.A., Kennou, S., Falaras, P., Boukos, N., Davazoglou, D., Argitis, P., Vasilopoulou, M. Improved Stability of Polymer Solar Cells in Ambient Air via Atomic Layer Deposition of Ultrathin Dielectric Layers (2017) Advanced Materials Interfaces, 4 (18), art. no. 1700231, .

Polydorou, E., Sakellis, I., Soultati, A., Kaltzoglou, A., Papadopoulos, T.A., Briscoe, J., Tsikritzis, D., Fakis, M., Palilis, L.C., Kennou, S., Argitis, P., Falaras, P., Davazoglou, D., Vasilopoulou, M. Avoiding ambient air and light induced degradation in high-efficiency polymer solar cells by the use of hydrogen-doped zinc oxide as electron extraction material (2017) Nano Energy, 34, pp. 500-514.

Vasilopoulou, M., Georgiadou, D.G., Davazoglou, D., Savaidis, S.P., Stathopoulos, N.A. Outcoupling efficiency optimization of phosphorescent and fluorescent based hybrid red, green and blue emitting OLED devices (2017) Physica Status Solidi (C) Current Topics in Solid State Physics, 14 (1-2), art. no. 1600123,.

Farmakalidis, H.V., Boyatzis, S., Douvas, A.M., Karatasios, I., Sotiropoulou, S., Argitis, P., Chryssoulakis, Y., Kilikoglou, V. The effect of TiO2 component on the properties of acrylic and urea-aldehyde resins under accelerated ageing conditions (2017) Pure and Applied Chemistry, 89 (11), pp. 1659-1671.

Panagiotopoulos, A., Douvas, A.M., Argitis, P., Coutsolelos, A.G. Porphyrin-Sensitized Evolution of Hydrogen using Dawson and Keplerate Polyoxometalate Photocatalysts (2016) ChemSusChem, 9 (22), pp. 3213-3219.

Kapetanakis, E., Gkoupidenis, P., Saltas, V., Douvas, A.M., Dimitrakis, P., Argitis, P., Beltsios, K., Kennou, S., Pandis, C., Kyritsis, A., Pissis, P., Normand, P. Direct current conductivity of thin-film ionic conductors from analysis of dielectric spectroscopic measurements in time and frequency domains (2016) Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 120 (38), pp. 21254-21262.

Tountas, M., Topal, Y., Kus, M., Ersöz, M., Fakis, M., Argitis, P., Vasilopoulou, M. Water-Soluble Lacunary Polyoxometalates with Excellent Electron Mobilities and Hole Blocking  capabilities for High Efficiency Fluorescent and Phosphorescent Organic Light Emitting Diodes (2016) Advanced Functional Materials, 26 (16), pp. 2655-2665.

Polydorou, E., Soultati, A., Vasilopoulou, M. Highly conductive, optically transparent, low work-function hydrogen-doped boron-doped ZnO electrodes for efficient ITO-free polymer solar cells (2016) Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 4 (4), pp. 691-703.

Soultati, A., Kostis, I., Argitis, P., Dimotikali, D., Kennou, S., Gardelis, S., Speliotis, T., Kontos, A.G., Davazoglou, D., Vasilopoulou, M. Dehydration of molybdenum oxide hole extraction layers: Via microwave annealing for the  improvement of efficiency and lifetime in organic solar cells (2016) Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 4 (32), pp. 7683-7694.

Vasilopoulou, M., Douvas, A.M., Palilis, L.C., Kennou, S., Argitis, P. Old metal oxide clusters in new applications: spontaneous reduction of keggin and dawson polyoxometalate layers by a metallic electrode for improving efficiency in organic optoelectronics (2015) Journal of the American Chemical Society, 137 (21), pp. 6844-6856.

Chavelas, D., Oikonomou, P., Botsialas, A., Argitis, P., Papanikolaou, N., Goustouridis, D., Beltsios, K., Lidorikis, E., Raptis, I., Chatzichristidi, M. Lithographically tuned one dimensional polymeric photonic crystal arrays (2015) Optics and Laser Technology, 68, pp. 105-112.

Vasilopoulou, M., Polydorou, E., Douvas, A.M., Palilis, L.C., Kennou, S., Argitis, P. Annealing-free highly crystalline solution-processed molecular metal oxides for efficient single-junction and tandem polymer solar cells (2015) Energy and Environmental Science, 8 (8), pp. 2448-2463.

Vasilopoulou, M., Georgiadou, D.G., Soultati, A., Boukos, N., Gardelis, S., Palilis, L.C., Fakis, M., Skoulatakis, G., Kennou, S., Botzakaki, M., Georga, S., Krontiras, C.A., Auras, F., Fattakhova-Rohlfing, D., Bein, T., Papadopoulos, T.A., Davazoglou, D., Argitis, P. Atomic-Layer-Deposited Aluminum and Zirconium Oxides for Surface Passivation of TiO2 in High-Efficiency Organic Photovoltaics (2014) Advanced Energy Materials, 4 (15), art. no. 1400214, .

Douvas, A.M., Vasilopoulou, M., Georgiadou, D.G., Soultati, A., Davazoglou, D., Vourdas, N., Giannakopoulos, K.P., Kontos, A.G., Kennou, S., Argitis, P. Sol-gel synthesized, low-temperature processed, reduced molybdenum peroxides for organic optoelectronics applications (2014) Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2 (31), pp. 6290-6300.

Vasilopoulou, M., Soultati, A., Argitis, P., Stergiopoulos, T., Davazoglou, D. Fast recovery of the high work function of tungsten and molybdenum oxides via microwave exposure for efficient organic photovoltaics (2014) Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 5 (11), pp. 1871-1879.

Petsalakis, I.D., Theodorakopoulos, G., Lathiotakis, N.N., Georgiadou, D.G., Vasilopoulou, M., Argitis, P. Theoretical study on the electronic structure of triphenyl sulfonium salts: Electronic excitation and electron transfer processes (2014) Chemical Physics Letters, 601, pp. 63-68.

Soultati, A., Douvas, A.M., Georgiadou, D.G., Palilis, L.C., Bein, T., Feckl, J.M., Gardelis, S., Fakis, M., Kennou, S., Falaras, P., Stergiopoulos, T., Stathopoulos, N.A., Davazoglou, D., Argitis, P., Vasilopoulou, M. Solution-processed hydrogen molybdenum bronzes as highly conductive anode interlayers in efficient organic photovoltaics (2014) Advanced Energy Materials, 4 (3), art. no. 1300896, .

Pasparakis, G., Manouras, T., Vamvakaki, M., Argitis, P. Harnessing photochemical internalization with dual degradable nanoparticles for combinatorial photo-chemotherapy (2014) Nature communications, 5, p. 3623.

Pavli, P., Petrou, P.S., Douvas, A.M., Dimotikali, D., Kakabakos, S.E., Argitis, P. Protein-resistant cross-linked poly(vinyl alcohol) micropatterns via photolithography using removable polyoxometalate photocatalyst (2014) ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 6 (20), pp. 17463-17473.

Kapetanakis, E., Douvas, A.M., Argitis, P., Normand, P. Radiation sensors based on the generation of mobile protons in organic dielectrics (2013) ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 5 (12), pp. 5667-5674.

Palilis, L.C., Vasilopoulou, M., Douvas, A.M., Georgiadou, D.G., Kennou, S., Stathopoulos, N.A., Constantoudis, V., Argitis, P. Solution processable tungsten polyoxometalate as highly effective cathode interlayer for improved efficiency and stability polymer solar cells (2013) Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 114, pp. 205-213.

Vasilopoulou, M., Douvas, A.M., Georgiadou, D.G., Palilis, L.C., Kennou, S., Sygellou, L., Soultati, A., Kostis, I., Papadimitropoulos, G., Davazoglou, D., Argitis, P. The influence of hydrogenation and oxygen vacancies on molybdenum oxides work function and gap states for application in organic optoelectronics (2012) Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134 (39), pp. 16178-16187.

Vasilopoulou, M., Douvas, A.M., Argitis, P. Photo-patternable fluorinated polyhedral oligomeric silsequioxane- functionalized (POSS-F) polymeric materials with ultra low dielectric constants (2012) Materials Chemistry and Physics, 135 (2-3), pp. 880-883.

Vasilopoulou, M., Papadimitropoulos, G., Palilis, L.C., Georgiadou, D.G., Argitis, P., Kennou, S., Kostis, I., Vourdas, N., Stathopoulos, N.A., Davazoglou, D. High performance organic light emitting diodes using substoichiometric tungsten oxide as efficient hole injection layer (2012) Organic Electronics, 13 (5), pp. 796-806.

Stathopoulos, N.A., Palilis, L.C., Yesayan, S.R., Savaidis, S.P., Vasilopoulou, M., Argitis, P. A transmission line model for the optical simulation of multilayer structures and its application for oblique illumination of an organic solar cell with anisotropic extinction coefficient (2011) Journal of Applied Physics, 110 (11), art. no. 114506, .

Georgiadou, D.G., Palilis, L.C., Vasilopoulou, M., Pistolis, G., Dimotikali, D., Argitis, P. Incorporating triphenyl sulfonium salts in polyfluorene PLEDs: An all-organic approach to improved charge injection (2011) Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21 (25), pp. 9296-9301.