PhD Theses

2022

R.E.S. Schoo
Spontaneous charge ordering in partially hydrogenated, compressed graphene on SiC, Experiments on graphene pushed to the limits
March 24, 2022, 176 p.
Advisors: dr.ir. C.F.J. Flipse, prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen

2021

P. J. Leenaers
Controlling the Optoelectronic Properties and Structural Organization of Diketopyrrolopyrrole Polymers via Specialized Design Motifs
January, 15, 2021, 187 p.
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen, dr. M. M. Wienk


S. Gireesan
Modeling novel thermal transport phenomena in semiconductor nanowires
April 30, 2021, 176 p.
Advisors: prof.dr. P. A. Bobbert, prof. dr. E. P. A. M. Bakkers


B. T. Feleki
Perovskite solar cells on steel substrates
September 2, 2021, 165 p
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, dr.ir. M. M. Wienk


N. de Vries
Topology and non-Fermi liquids in two-dimensional materials
September 3, 2021, 189 p
Advisors: dr.ir. C.F.J. Flipse, prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen


Q. Zhang
A computational approach for high-throughput virtual screening of organic electroactive compounds for aqueous redox flow batteries
November 1, 2021, 196 p
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, dr. S. Er.

2020

G. Simone, Device physics and applications of organic photodiodes
January, 15, 2020, 136 p.
Advisors: prof.dr. G.H. Gelinck, prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen, dr. S.C.J. Meskers


A. Ligthart, Experimental study of the exciton dynamics in organic light-emitting diodes: towards a mechanistic description
March, 3, 2020, 145 p.
Advisors: prof. dr. R. Coehoorn, prof. dr. P.A. Bobbert


B. W. H. Saes, Unconventional chromophores for organic solar cells
November 20, 2020,  208 p.
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen, dr. M. M. Wienk


J. Wang, Interfacial, compositional and morphological engineering for single- and multi-junction perovskite solar cells
December 10, 2020, 140 p
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. R.A.J. Janssen, dr. M. M. Wienk

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


X. de Vries, Charge and exciton transport in organic semiconductors: the role of molecular vibrations
September 18, 2019, 174 p.
Advisors: prof.dr. P. A. Bobbert, prof. R. Coehoorn


G. H. L. Heintges, Influencing the photovoltaic properties and aggregation of diketopyrrolopyrrole based polymers via structural modification
October 17, 2019, 165 p.
Advisors: prof.dr.ir. R. A. J. Janssen, prof.dr. W. Maes

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


B. 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. J. M. 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, π-pi-Conjugated polymers for photovoltaics
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