John Asbury

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Professor, Chemistry

Research Summary

Chemical and structural changes associated with degradation of solid-state electro-active materials such as organic photovoltaics, organic light-emitting diodes, organic thin film field effect transistors, organic dielectrics, amorphous inorganic semiconductors and quantum-dot solar cells.

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Recent Publications

Matrix Dynamics and Their Crucial Role in Non-radiative Decay during Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence

Chen, G., Swartzfager, J. R. & Asbury, J. B., Nov 22 2023, In: Journal of the American Chemical Society. 145, 46, p. 25495-25504 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Thermal Disorder-Induced Strain and Carrier Localization Activate Reverse Halide Segregation

Mussakhanuly, N., Soufiani, A. M., Bernardi, S., Gan, J., Bhattacharyya, S. K., Chin, R. L., Muhammad, H., Dubajic, M., Gentle, A., Chen, W., Zhang, M., Nielsen, M. P., Huang, S., Asbury, J., Widmer-Cooper, A., Yun, J. S. & Hao, X., 2023, (Accepted/In press) In: Advanced Materials.

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Interplay of molecular dynamics and radiative decay of a TADF emitter in a glass-forming liquid

Swartzfager, J. R., Chen, G., Francese, T., Galli, G. & Asbury, J. B., Jan 9 2023, In: Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 25, 4, p. 3151-3159 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Dilute Rhenium Doping and its Impact on Defects in MoS2

Torsi, R., Munson, K. T., Pendurthi, R., Marques, E., Van Troeye, B., Huberich, L., Schuler, B., Feidler, M., Wang, K., Pourtois, G., Das, S., Asbury, J. B., Lin, Y. C. & Robinson, J. A., Aug 22 2023, In: ACS nano. 17, 16, p. 15629-15640 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Excited-State Dynamics of 5,14- vs 6,13-Bis(trialkylsilylethynyl)-Substituted Pentacenes: Implications for Singlet Fission

Pensack, R. D., Purdum, G. E., Mazza, S. M., Grieco, C., Asbury, J. B., Anthony, J. E., Loo, Y. L. & Scholes, G. D., Jun 16 2022, In: Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 126, 23, p. 9784-9793 10 p.

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Erratum: Electron Transfer Going the Distance: Mn-Doped ZnSe as Model Photocatalytic Systems (The Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2021) 125:46 (25749-25756) DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c08298)

Watson, K. M. & Asbury, J. B., Feb 3 2022, In: Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 126, 4, p. 2299 1 p.

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Synthesis and Photoinduced Electron Transfer Studies of Ligand Exchanged Mn-Doped ZnSe Nanocrystals in Water

Watson, K. M. & Asbury, J. B., 2022, (Accepted/In press) In: Journal of Physical Chemistry C.

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Twisted A-D-A Type Acceptors with Thermally-Activated Delayed Crystallization Behavior for Efficient Nonfullerene Organic Solar Cells

Wu, Y., Schneider, S., Yuan, Y., Young, R. M., Francese, T., Mansoor, I. F., Dudenas, P. J., Lei, Y., Gomez, E. D., DeLongchamp, D. M., Lipke, M. C., Galli, G., Wasielewski, M. R., Asbury, J. B., Toney, M. F. & Bao, Z., May 12 2022, In: Advanced Energy Materials. 12, 18, 2103957.

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Reproducibility of cavity-enhanced chemical reaction rates in the vibrational strong coupling regime

Imperatore, M. V., Asbury, J. B. & Giebink, N. C., May 21 2021, In: Journal of Chemical Physics. 154, 19, 191103.

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Exciton-Phonon Coupling and Carrier Relaxation in PbS Quantum Dots: The Case of Carboxylate Ligands

Kennehan, E. R., Munson, K. T., Grieco, C., Doucette, G. S., Marshall, A. R., Beard, M. C. & Asbury, J. B., Oct 21 2021, In: Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 125, 41, p. 22622-22629 8 p.

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Influence of Ligand Structure on Excited State Surface Chemistry of Lead Sulfide Quantum Dots

Kennehan, E. R., Munson, K. T., Grieco, C., Doucette, G. S., Marshall, A. R., Beard, M. C. & Asbury, J. B., Sep 1 2021, In: Journal of the American Chemical Society. 143, 34, p. 13824-13834 11 p.

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Influence of Dynamic Disorder and Charge-Lattice Interactions on Optoelectronic Properties of Halide Perovskites

Munson, K. T. & Asbury, J. B., Mar 18 2021, In: Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 125, 10, p. 5427-5435 9 p.

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Electron Transfer Going the Distance: Mn-Doped ZnSe as a Model Photocatalytic System

Watson, K. M. & Asbury, J. B., Nov 25 2021, In: Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 125, 46, p. 25749-25756 8 p.

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Tuning Triplet-Pair Separation versus Relaxation Using a Diamond Anvil Cell

Doucette, G. S., Huang, H. T., Munro, J. M., Munson, K. T., Park, C., Anthony, J. E., Strobel, T., Dabo, I., Badding, J. V. & Asbury, J. B., Jan 22 2020, In: Cell Reports Physical Science. 1, 1, 100005.

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A General Strategy to Enhance Donor-Acceptor Molecules Using Solvent-Excluding Substituents

Hoelzel, C. A., Hu, H., Wolstenholme, C. H., Karim, B. A., Munson, K. T., Jung, K. H., Zhang, H., Liu, Y., Yennawar, H. P., Asbury, J. B., Li, X. & Zhang, X., Mar 16 2020, In: Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 59, 12, p. 4785-4792 8 p.

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