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37. Pavlovetc, I. M.; Brennan, M. C.; Draguta, S.; Ruth, A.; Moot, T.; Christians, J. A.; Aleshire, K.; Harvey, S. P.; Toso, S.; Nanayakkara, S. U.; Messinger, J; Luther, J. M.; Kuno, M. Suppressing Cation Migration in Triple-Cation Lead Halide Perovskites. ACS Energy Lett. 2020, 2802–2810.

36. Elizabeth V. Cutlip, Christians, J. A. Exploring Halide Perovskite Structural Tunability to Design Materials for Dynamic Photovoltaic Windows. IEEE 47th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2020, accepted.

35. Rolston, N.; Bennett-Kennett, R.; Schelhas, L. T.; Luther, J. M.; Christians, J. A.; Berry, J. J.; Dauskardt, R. H. Comment on “Light-Induced Lattice Expansion Leads to High-Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells.” Science, 2020, 368 (6488), eaay8691.


34. Kerner, R. A.; Schulz, P.; Christians, J. A.; Dunfield, S. P.; Dou, B.; Zhao, L.; Teeter, G.; Berry, J. J.; Rand, B. P. Reactions at Noble Metal Contacts with Methylammonium Lead Triiodide Perovskites: Role of Underpotential Deposition and Electrochemistry. APL Mater., 2019, 7 (4), 041103.

33. Schelhas, L. T.; Li, Z.; Christians, J. A.; Goyal, A.; Kairys, P.; Harvey, S. P.; Kim, D. H.; Stone, K. H.; Luther, J. M.; Zhu, K.; Stevanovic, V.; Berry, J. J. Insights into Operational Stability and Processing of Halide Perovskite Active Layers. Energy Environ. Sci., 2019, 12 (4), 1341–1348.

32. Tirmzi, A. M.; Christians, J. A.; Dwyer, R. P.; Moore, D. T.; Marohn, J. A. Substrate-Dependent Photoconductivity Dynamics in a High-Efficiency Hybrid Perovskite Alloy. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2019, 123 (6), 3402–3415.

31. Schloemer, T. H.; Christians, J. A.; Luther, J. M.; Sellinger, A. Doping Strategies for Small Molecule Organic Hole-Transport Materials: Impacts on Perovskite Solar Cell Performance and Stability. Chem. Sci., 2019, 10 (7), 1904–1935.

30. Schloemer, T. H.; Gehan, T. S.; Christians, J. A.; Mitchell, D. G.; Dixon, A.; Li, Z.; Zhu, K.; Berry, J. J.; Luther, J. M.; Sellinger, A. Thermally Stable Perovskite Solar Cells by Systematic Molecular Design of the Hole-Transport Layer. ACS Energy Lett., 2019, 4, 473–482.


29. Hazarika, A.; Zhao, Q.; Gaulding, E. A.; Christians, J. A.; Dou, B.; Marshall, A. R.; Moot, T.; Berry, J. J.; Johnson, J. C.; Luther, J. M. Perovskite Quantum Dot Photovoltaic Materials beyond the Reach of Thin Films: Full-Range Tuning of A-Site Cation Composition. ACS Nano, 2018, 12 (10), 10327–10337.

28. Christians, J. A.; Zhang, F.; Bramante, R. C.; Reese, M. O.; Schloemer, T. H.; Sellinger, A.; van Hest, M. F. A. M.; Zhu, K.; Berry, J. J.; Luther, J. M. Stability at Scale: The Challenges of Durable Module Interconnects for Perovskite Photovoltaics. ACS Energy Lett., 2018, 3 (10), 2502-2503.

27. Christians, J. A.; Habisreutinger, S. N.; Berry, J. J.; Luther, J. M. Stability in Perovskite Photovoltaics: A Paradigm for Newfangled Technologies. ACS Energy Lett., 2018, 3 (9), 2136-2143.

26. Harvey, S. P.; Li, Z.; Christians, J. A.; Zhu, K.; Luther, J. M.; Berry, J. J. Probing Perovskite Inhomogeneity beyond the Surface: TOF-SIMS Analysis of Halide Perovskite Photovoltaic Devices. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2018, 10 (34), 28541-28552.

25. Wheeler, L. M.; Sanehira, E. M.; Marshall, A. R.; Schulz, P.; Suri, M.; Anderson, N. C.; Christians,J. A.; Nordlund, D.; Sokaras, D.; Kroll, T.; Harvey, S. P.; Berry, J. J.; Lin, L. Y.; Luther, J. M. Targeted Ligand Exchange Chemistry on Cesium Lead Halide Perovskite Quantum Dots for High-Efficiency Photovoltaics. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140 (33), 10504-10513.

24. Christians, J. A.; Marshall, A. R.; Zhao, Q.; Ndione, P. F.; Sanehira, E. M.; Luther, J. M. Perovskite Quantum Dots: A New Absorber for Perovskite-Perovskite Tandem Solar Cells. 2018 IEEE 7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion (WCPEC) (A Joint Conference of 45th IEEE PVSC, 28th PVSEC & 34th EU PVSEC), Waikoloa Village, HI, 2018, pp. 81-84, doi: 10.1109/PVSC.2018.8547642.

23. Dunfield, S. P.; Moore, D. T.; Klein, T. R.; Fabian, D. M.; Christians, J. A.; Dixon, A. G.; Dou, B.; Ardo, S.; Beard, M. C.; Shaheen, S. E.; Berry, J. J.; van Hest, M. F. A. M. Curtailing Perovskite Processing Limitations via Lamination at the Perovskite/Perovskite Interface. ACS Energy Lett., 2018, 3 (5), 1192–1197.

22. Dou, B.; Wheeler, L. M.; Christians, J. A.; Moore, D. T.; Harvey, S. P.; Berry, J. J.; Barnes, F. S.; Shaheen, S. E.; van Hest, M. F. A. M. Degradation of Highly Alloyed Metal Halide Perovskite Precursor Inks: Mechanism and Storage Solutions. ACS Energy Lett., 2018, 3, 979–985.

21. Draguta, S.; Christians, J. A.; Morozov, Y. V; Mucunguzi, A.; Manser, J. S.; Kamat, P. V; Luther, J. M.; Kuno, M. K. A Quantitative and Spatially Resolved Analysis of the Performance-Bottleneck in High Efficiency, Planar Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells Energy Environ. Sci., 2018, 11 (4), 960-969.

20. Christians, J. A.; Schulz, P.; Tinkham, J. S.; Schloemer, T. H.; Harvey, S. P.; Tremolet de Villers, B. J.; Sellinger, A.; Berry, J. J.; Luther, J. M. Tailored Interfaces of Unencapsulated Perovskite Solar Cells for >1000 Hours of Ambient Operational Stability. Nature Energy, 2018, 3 (1), 68-74.


19. Sanehira, E. M.; Marshall, A. R.; Christians, J. A.; Harvey, S. P.; Ciesielski, P. N.; Wheeler, L. M.; Schulz, P.; Lin, L. Y.; Beard, M. C.; Luther, J. M. Enhanced Mobility CsPbI3 Quantum Dot Arrays for Record Efficiency, High Voltage Photovoltaic Cells. Science Advances, 2017, 3 (10) eaao4204.

18. Dou, B.; Miller, E. M.; Christians, J. A.; Sanehira, E. M.; Klein-Stockert, T. R.; Barnes, F. S.; Shaheen, S. E.; Garner, S.; Mallick, A.; Basak, D. van Hest, M. F. A. M. High Performance Flexible Perovskite Solar Cells on Ultra-Thin Glass. Implications of the TCO. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2017, 8 (19) 4960-4966.

17. Li, Z.; Xiao C.; Yang, Y.; Harvey, S. P.; Kim, D.; Christians, J. A.; Yang, M.; Schulz, P.; Nanayakkara, S. U.; Jiang, C.; Luther, J. M.; Berry, J. J.; Beard, M. C.; Al-Jassim M.; Zhu, K. Extrinsic Ion Migration in Perovskite Solar Cells. Energy & Environmental Science, 2017, 10 (5), 1234-1242.


16. Schulz, P.; Tiepelt, J. O.; Christians, J. A.; Levine, I.; Edri, E.; Sanehira, E. M.; Hodes, G.; Cahen, D.; Kahn, A. High Work Function Molybdenum Oxide Hole Extraction Contacts in Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Perovskite Solar Cells. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2016, 8, 31491-31499.

15. Schelhas, L. T.; Christians, J. A.; Berry, J. J.; Toney, M. F.; Tassone, C. J.; Luther, J. M.; Stone, K. H. Monitoring a Silent Phase Transition in CH3NH3PbI3 Solar Cells via Operando X-ray Diffraction. ACS Energy Letters, 2016, 1, 1007-1012. These authors contributed equally

14. Swarnkar, A.; Marshall, A. R.; Sanehira, E. M.; Chernomordik, B. D.; Moore, D. T.; Christians, J. A.; Chakrabarti, T.; Luther, J. M. Quantum Dot-Induced Phase Stabilization of α-CsPbI3 Perovskite for High-Efficiency Photovoltaics. Science, 2016, 354, 6308, 92-95.

13. Manser, J. S.; Christians, J. A.; Kamat, P. V. Intriguing Optoelectronic Properties of Metal Halide Perovskites. Chem. Rev., 2016, 116, 12956-13008. (Invited Review)

12. Nenon, D. P.; Christians, J. A.; Wheeler, L. M.; Blackburn, J. L.; Sanehira, E. M.; Dou, B.; Olsen, M. L.; Zhu, K.; Berry, J. J.; Luther, J. M. Structural and Chemical Evolution of Methylammonium Lead Halide Perovskites During Thermal Processing from Solution. Energy & Environmental Science, 2016, 9, 2072-2082. These authors contributed equally

11. Manser, J.S.; Saidaminov, M. I.; Christians, J. A.; Bakr, O. M.; Kamat, P. V. Making and Breaking of Lead Halide Perovskites. Acc. Chem. Res., 2016, 49 (2), 330-338.


10. Christians, J. A.; Manser, J. S.; Kamat, P. V. Multifaceted Excited State of CH3NH3PbI3. Charge Separation, Recombination, and Trapping. J. Phys Chem. Lett., 2015, 6, 2086-2095. (Perspective)

9. Christians, J. A.; Miranda Herrera, P. A.; Kamat, P. V. Transformation of the Excited State and Photovoltaic Efficiency of CH3NH3PbI3 Perovskite upon Controlled Exposure to Humidified Air. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 1530-1538.

8. Kamat, P. V.; Christians, J. A. Solar Cells versus Solar Fuels: Two Different Outcomes. J. Phys Chem. Lett., 2015, 6, 1917-1918. (Editorial)

7. Christians, J. A.; Manser, J. S.; Kamat, P. V. Best Practices in Perovskite Solar Cell Efficiency Measurements. Avoiding the Error of Making Bad Cells Look Good. J. Phys Chem. Lett., 2015, 6, 852-857. (Viewpoint Article)


6. Kamat, P. V.; Christians, J. A.; Radich, J. G., Quantum Dot and Nanowire Solar Cells. Hole Transfer as a Limiting Factor. Langmuir, 2014, 30 (20), 5729-5738. (Invited Feature)

5. Kim, J.-P.; Christians, J. A.; Choi, H.; Krishnamurty, S; Kamat, P. V. CdSeS Nanowires. Compositionally Controlled Band Gap and Charge Dynamics. J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2014, 5, 1103-1109.

4. Christians, J. A.; Leighton Jr., D. T.; Kamat, P. V. Rate Limiting Interfacial Hole Transfer in Solid-State Solar Cells. Energy Environ. Sci., 2014, 7, 1148-1158.

3. Christians, J. A.; Fung, R. C. M.; Kamat, P. V. An Inorganic Hole Conductor for Organo-Lead Halide Perovskite Solar Cells. Improved Hole Conductivity with Copper Iodide. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 758–764.



1. Opperwall, S. R.; Divakaran, A.; Porter, E. G.; Christians, J. A.; Denhartigh, A. J.; Benson, D. E. Wide Dynamic Range Sensing with Single Quantum Dot Biosensors. ACS Nano, 2012, 6, 8078-86.