PhD Theses

2019

R. E. M. Willems, Relating energy levels of organic semiconductors to solar cell performance
June 6, 2019, 160 p.
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, dr.ir. M.M. Wienk


2018

A. V. Gorbunov, Ferroelectric switching phenomena in organic dielectrics and semiconductors
January 10, 2018, 165 p.
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. M. Kemerink, prof.dr. R.P. Sijbesma


A.Senes, Orientation of transition dipole moments in solution processed small molecular emitters
May 28, 2018, 135 p.
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, dr. S. C. J. Meskers


J. Bruijnaers, Lead halide perovskite solar cells
June 28, 2018, 183 p.
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, dr. ir. M. M. Wienk


R. Heuvel, Conjugated polymers for organic solar cells with reduced photon energy loss
September 12, 2018, 159 p.
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, dr. ir. M. M. Wienk


A. Najafi, Emergent magnetism in intercalated graphene by hydrogen and tungsten
September 25, 2018, 102 p.
Advisors: dr.ir. C.F.J. Flipse and prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen


V. Negi, Exploring the process-structure-property relationship of organic solar cells by high performance computer simulations
September 26, 2018, 161 p
Advisors: prof. dr. P. A. Bobbert and prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen


F. Colberts, Processing organic photovoltaic layers from and on water
October 25, 2018, 715 p.
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, dr. ir. M. M. Wienk


D. Di Carlo Rasi, Tandem, triple, and quadruple junction polymer solar cells
December 10, 2018, 167 p
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, dr. ir. M. M. Wienk

2017

A. Massé, Multiscale modelling of charge transprort in organic devices: from molecule to device
January 12, 2017, 103 p.
Advisors: prof.dr. P. A. Bobbert, prof.dr. R. Coehoorn


Q. Wang, Solution-processed small-molecule organic solar cells
September 28, 2017, 137 p.
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, dr.ir. M. M. Wienk

2016

A. Furlan, Multi‐junction polymer and hybrid photovoltaic devices,
February 26, 2016, 149 p.
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, Co-advisor: dr.ir. M. M. Wienk


J.J. van Franeker, Droplets, fibers & crystals: controlling the nanostructure of polymer and perovskite solar cells,
September 8, 2016, 200 p.
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, Co-advisor: dr.ir. M. M. Wienk

2015

G. W. P. van Pruissen, Lactam-based π-conjugated semiconducting polymers
January 15, 2015, 159 p.
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, Co-advisor: dr.ir. M. M. Wienk


V. Khikhlovskyi, Organic ferroelectric diodes
November 4, 2015, 128 p
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. M. Kemerink, prof.dr. G. H. Gelinck, Co-advisor: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen


H. van Eersel, Device physics of organic light-emitting diodes: Interplay between charges and excitons
November 16, 2015, 232 p.
Advisors: prof.dr. R. Coehoorn, prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, Co-advisor: dr. P.A. Bobbert


S. Esiner, Organic artificial leaves for photoelectrochemical water splitting
December 9, 2015, 144 p.
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, Co-advisor: dr.ir. M. M. Wienk

2014

B. F. Bory, Electroforming and switching of organic-inorganic resistive memories
March 4, 2014, 148 p.
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, prof.dr. D. M. de Leeuw, Co-advisor: dr. S. C. J. Meskers


S. van Reenen, Charge and ion dynamics in light-emitting electrochemical cells: understanding the operational mechanism from electrical transport to light generation
September, 23 2014, 234
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. M. Kemerink, prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen


K. H. Hendriks, Diketopyrrolopyrrole polymers for efficienct organic solar cells
November 4, 2014, 151 p.
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, Co-advisor: dr.ir. M. M. Wienk


W. S. C. Roelofs, Charge transport and light emission in organic field-effect transistors
November 12, 2014, 108 p.
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. M. Kemerink, prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, Co-advisor: prof.dr. D. M. de Leeuw


S. Kouijzer, Photoactive and interface layers for polymer solar cells
November 26, 2014, 124 p.
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, Co-advisor: dr.ir. M. M. Wienk

2013

W.C. Germs, Moving charged particles in fluctuating and disordered energy landscapes
January 16, 2013, 173p
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen, prof.dr. R. Coehoorn, Co-advisor: dr.ir. M. Kemerink


V.S. Gevaerts, Morphology control and device optimization for efficient organic solar cells
January 17, 2013, 111p.
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen, Co-advisor: dr.ir. M.M. Wienk


M. Kirkus, Diketopyrrolopyrrole based molecular materials: synthesis, optical characterization and application in photovoltaics
March 20, 2013, 165p.
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen, Co-advisor: dr. S.C.J. Meskers


K. van de Ruit, The Influence of structure on the electronic properties of π-conjugated systems
April 15, 2013, 139p
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen, Co-advisors: dr.ir. C. F. J. Flipse, dr.ir. M. Kemerink

2012

M. Carvelli, Study of photophysical processes in organic light-emitting diodes based on light-emission profile reconstruction
February 9, 2012, 159p
Advisors: prof.dr. R. Coehoorn, prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen


D. Di Nuzzo, Optoelectronic processes at polymer – fullerene heterojunctions. Charge transfer states in organic solar cells
December 11, 2012, 176p
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, Co-advisors: dr. S.C.J. Meskers.


E.T. R. Rossen, A new theoretical model for inelastic tunneling in realistic systems. Comparing STM simulations with experiments
January 19, 2012, 172p
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, Co-advisors: dr.ir. C. F. J. Flipse, dr. J. I. Cerdá


R. J. de Vries, Development of a charge transport model for white OLEDs
April 26, 2012, 128p
Advisors: prof.dr. R. Coehoorn, prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen


D. J. Wehenkel, Physcial processes in organic solar cells
December 17, 2012, 119p
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, Co-advisors: dr.ir. M.M. Wienk.

2011

E. Roeling, Organic electronic ratchets
May 11, 2011, 123p
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, Co-advisor: dr.ir. M. Kemerink


N.C. Podaru, Tailoring the electronic structure properties of carbon based materials
October 13, 2011, 129p
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen, Co-advisor: dr.ir. C.F.J. Flipse


M.S.E. Falzon, Acceptor materials for organic solar cells
November 19, 2011, 124p
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen, Co-advisor: dr.ir. M.M. Wienk


S.D. Oosterhout, Hybrid polymer solar cells based on ZnO
December 6, 2011, 132p
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen, Co-advisor: dr.ir. M.M. Wienk

2010

J. C. Bijleveld, Synthesis and application of π-conjugated polymers for organic solar cells
December 9, 2010, 139p
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen


J. Gilot, Polymer tandem solar cells
July 1, 2010, 118p
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, Co-advisor: dr.ir. M. M. Wienk


B. P. Karsten, Oligomer studies on polymer photovoltaics
September 27, 2010, 140p.
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen


S. G. J. Mathijssen, Probing dynamic interfaces in organic electronics
September 29, 2010, 140p.
Advisors: prof.dr. D. M. de Leeuw (Groningen), prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, Co-advisor: dr.ir. M. Kemerink


K. Maturova, Understanding organic electronics on basis of scanning probe microscopy
January 18, 2010, 121p
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, Co-advisor: dr.ir. M. Kemerink

2009

J. Cervenka, The role of defects on electron behavior in grapheme materials
April 28, 2009, 143p
Advisor prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen, co–advisor: dr.ir. C.F.J. Flipse


S. L. M. van Mensfoort, Effects of disorder on the charge transport and recombination in organic light–emitting diodes
May 12, 2009, 200p
Advisors: prof.dr. R. Coehoorn prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen.


A. P. Zoombelt, Synthesis and Application of π-Conjugated Polymers for Organic Solar Cells
June 30, 2009, 127p
Advisor prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen.


G. Lakhwani, Probing π–conjugated polymers with circularly polarized light
September 2, 2009. 138p
Advisor prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen, co–advisor: dr.ir. S.C.J. Meskers.


D. S. H. Charrier, Potentiometry on organic semiconductor devices
September 29, 2009, 99p
Advisor prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen, co–advisor: dr.ir. M. Kemerink

2008

H.A. van Laarhoven, The influence of the vibrational properties on charge transport in oligoacenes
February 18, 2008, 115p
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen, prof.dr. M. Bonn, Co-advisor: dr.ir. C.F.J. Flipse


J.H.A. Hagelaar, The role of the electron trajectory in scanning tunneling microscopy. Elastic and inelastic tunneling through NO on Rh(111),
March 31, 2008, 137p
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen, Co-advisor: dr.ir. C.F.J. Flipse


F. Verbakel, Resistive switching in polymer – metal oxide diodes for electronic memory applications
April 16, 2008, 146p
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen, prof.dr. D.M. de Leeuw, Co-advisor: dr. S.C.J. Meskers


D. Veldman, Charge generation in molecular materials: Photophysics of organic photovoltaics
September 15, 2008, 170p
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen, Co-advisor: Dr. S.C.J. Meskers


R. Willems, Single molecule conductance
October 14, 2008, 166p,
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen, Co-advisor: dr.ir. C.F.J. Flipse


P.T.K. Chin, Luminescent properties of semiconductor nanocrystals
November 26, 2008, 125p
Advisor: prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen

2007

C. Popa, Density functional theory studies of scanning for adsorption and reactivity on rhodium surfaces
June 25, 2007,
Advisor: prof. dr. R.A. van Santen, co-advisors: dr. A.P.J. Jansen and dr.ir C.F.J. Flipse


J. van Herrikhuyzen, Self-assembled hybrid oligo(p-phenylene vinylene) gold nanoparticles
October 31, 2007,
Advisors: prof. dr. E. W. Meijer and prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen, co-advisors: dr. A.P.H.J. Schenning and dr. S.C.J. Meskers


A. M. Nardes, On the conductivity of PEDOT:PSS thin films
December, 18 2007, 132p
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen and prof.dr. A. M. de Andrade, co-advisor: dr. M. Kemerink