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Laboratory of Functional Materials for Organic Electronics and Photonics Staff

Head of the laboratory, doctor of chemical sciences, corresponding member of Russian Academy of Sciences S.A. Ponomarenko
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e-mail: ponomarenko {at}


Research activity of the Laboratory of Functional Materials for Organic Electronics and Photonics includes molecular design and synthesis of new conjugated organic and organosilicon structures mainly based on thiophene and silicon chemistry, which possess high charge carrier mobilities, efficient luminescence, good solution processability, oxidative and thermal stability, and other properties necessary for the creation of better materials and technologies for organic electronics and nanophotonics. 

Lead Research Scientist:
Agina Elena Valerievna
Luponosov Yuriy Nikolaevich

Senior Research Scientist:
Borshchev Oleg Valentinovich
Kirikova Marina Nikolaevna

Research Scientist:
Kleymuk Elena Aleksandrovna

Junior Research Scientist:
Polinskaya Marina Sergeevna
Skorotetskiy Maksim Sergeevich
Solodukhin Aleksandr Nikolaevich

Graduate students:
Sizov Alexey Sergeevich
Starikova Tatyana Yuryevna
Trul Askold Albertovich
Balakirev Dmitriy Olegovich

Anisimov Daniil Sergeevich
Mannanov Artur Linarovich
Garpinyuk Semen Vladimirovich
Krivtsova Evgenia Dmitrievna
Meshkov Yuriy Sergeevich
Toropynina Viktoriya Yuryevna
Chekusova Vikoriya Petrovna
Shaukhin Maxim Konstantinovich

Main publications overview

Ultrafast exciton-to-polaron conversion in densely packed small organic semiconducting molecules
O.V. Kozlov, Y.N. Luponosov, A.N. Solodukhin, B. Flament, Y. Olivier, R. Lazzaroni, J. Cornil, S.A. Ponomarenko, M.S. Pshenichnikov
Advanced Optical Materials, 2017 (Early View); DOI: 10.1002/adom.201700024

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A Triphenylamine-Based Push-Pull Molecule for Photovoltaic Applications: from Synthesis to Ultrafast Device Photophysics
O.V. Kozlov, X. Liu, Y.N. Luponosov, A.N. Solodukhin, V.Y. Toropynina, J. Min, M.I. Buzin, S.M Peregudova, C.J. Brabec, S.A. Ponomarenko, M.S. Pshenichnikov
Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2017 (Just Accepted Manuscript); DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b12068



Synthesis and photostability of 1,4-bis(5-phenyloxazol-2-yl)benzene(POPOP) structural isomers and their trimethylsilyl derivatives
М.S. Skorotetcky, O.V. Borshchev, N.M. Surin, Y. Odarchenko, S.A. Pisarev, S.M. Peregudova, K.W. Törnroos, D. Chernyshov, D.A. Ivanov, S.A. Ponomarenko
Dyes and Pigments, 2017, 141, 128–136; DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2017.02.006



Synthesis of organosilicon derivatives of [1]benzothieno[3,2-b][1]-benzothiophene for efficient monolayer Langmuir–Blodgett organic field effect transistors
O.V. Borshchev, A.S. Sizov, E.V. Agina, A.A. Bessonov and S.A. Ponomarenko
Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 885-888; DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08654C

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Molecular Silicasol-Based Barrier Coatings for Organic Electronics
A.S. Sizov, I.B. Meshkov, M.Y. Yablokov, E.V. Agina, A.A. Bessonov, A.M. Muzafarov, and S.A. Ponomarenko
Nanotechnologies in Russia, 2016, 11 (9-10), 617-624; DOI: 10.1134/S1995078016050189

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Impact of substrate temperature on the structure and electrical performance of vacuum-deposited α,α′-DH5T oligothiophene thin films
E. Mikayelyan, I. Vladimirov, D. Wesner, L. Grodd, A.I. Rodygin, H. Schönherr, S.A. Ponomarenko, U. Pietsch, D.A. Ivanov, S. Grigorian
RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 115085-115091; DOI: 10.1039/C6RA24609E

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Star-shaped D–π–A oligothiophenes with a tris(2-methoxyphenyl)amine core and alkyldicyanovinyl groups: synthesis and physical and photovoltaic properties
Y.N. Luponosov, J. Min, A.N. Solodukhin, A.V. Bakirov, P.V. Dmitryakov, M.A. Shcherbina, S.M. Peregudova, G.V. Cherkaev, S.N. Chvalun, C.J. Brabec, S.A. Ponomarenko
J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016, 4,7061-7076; DOI: 10.1039/C6TC01530A



Fully solution-processed small molecule semitransparent solar cells: optimization of transparent cathode architecture and Four Absorbing Layers
J. Min, C. Bronnbauer, Z.-G. Zhang, C. Cui, Y.N. Luponosov, I. Ata, P. Schweizer, T. Przybilla, F. Guo, T. Ameri, K. Forberich, E. Spiecker, P. Bauerle, S.A. Ponomarenko, Y. Li, C.J. Brabec
Advanced Functional Materials, 2016, 26, 4543–4550; DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201505411

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Targeted design of water-based humic substances-silsesquioxane soft materials for nature-inspired remedial applications
A.B. Volikov, S. Ponomarenko, A. Gutsche, H. Nirschl, K. Hatfield, I.V. Perminova
RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 48222-48230; DOI: 10.1039/C6RA08636E

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Nanostructured organosilicon luminophores in highly efficient luminescent down-shifting layers for thin film photovoltaics
T. Uekert, A. Solodovnyk, S. Ponomarenko, A. Osvet, I. Levchuk, J. Gast, M. Batentschuk, K. Forberich, E. Stern, H.-J. Egelhaaf, C.J. Brabec
Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 2016, 155, 1-8; DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2016.04.019

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Study of a pure CsI crystal readout by APD for Belle II end cap ECL upgrade
Y. Jin, H. Aihara, O.V. Borshchev, D.A. Epifanov, S.A. Ponomarenko, N.M. Surin
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 2016, 824, 691-692; DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2015.07.034

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Solution-processed star-shaped oligomers in normal and inverted organic solar cells
V.A. Trukhanov, A.L. Mannanov, I. Burgues-Ceballos, A. Savva, S.A. Choulis, A.N. Solodukhin, Y.N. Luponosov, S.A. Ponomarenko, D.Y. Paraschuk
Synthetic Metals, 2016, 215, 229-234; DOI: 10.1016/j.synthmet.2016.02.022

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A novel highly efficient nanostructured organosilicon luminophore with unusually fast photoluminescence
T.Y. Starikova, N.M. Surin, O.V. Borshchev, S.A. Pisarev, E.A. Svidchenko, Y.V. Fedorov, S.A. Ponomarenko
J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016, 4, 4699-4708; DOI: 10.1039/C6TC00979D

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Effects of electron-withdrawing group and electron-donating core combinations on physical properties and photovoltaic performance in D-π-A star-shaped small molecules
Y.N. Luponosov, J. Min, A.N. Solodukhin, O.V. Kozlov, M.A. Obrezkova, S.M. Peregudova, T. Ameri, S.N. Chvalun, M.S. Pshenichnikov, C.J. Brabec, S.A. Ponomarenko
Organic Electronics, 2016, 32, 157-168; DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2016.02.027

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Direct-write printing of reactive oligomeric alkoxysilanes as an affordable and highly efficient route for promoting local adhesion of silver inks on polymer substrates
M.N. Kirikova, E.V. Agina, A.A. Bessonov, A.S. Sizov, O.V. Borshchev, A.A. Trul, A.M. Muzafarov, S.A. Ponomarenko
Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2016, 4, 2211-2218; DOI: 10.1039/C5TC03497C

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Highly luminescent solution-grown thiophene-phenylene co-oligomer single crystals
L.G. Kudryashova, M.S. Kazantsev, V.A. Postnikov, V.V. Bruevich, Y.N. Luponosov, N.M. Surin, O.V. Borshchev, S.A. Ponomarenko, M.S. Pshenichnikov, D.Y. Paraschuk
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2016, 8, 10088-10092; DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b11967

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Nature-like solution for removal of Direct Brown 1 azo dye from aqueous phase using humics-modified silica gel
A.B. Volikov, S.A. Ponomarenko, A.I. Konstantinov, K. Hatfield, I.V. Perminova
Chemosphere, 2016, 145, 83-88; DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.11.070

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Silanized humic substances act as hydrophobic modifiers of soil separates inducing formation of water-stable aggregates in soils
A.B. Volikov, V.A. Kholodov, N.A. Kulikova, O.I. Philippova, S.A. Ponomarenko, E.V. Lasareva, A.M. Parfyonova, K. Hatfield, I.V. Perminova
CATENA, 2016, 137, 229-236; DOI: 10.1016/j.catena.2015.09.022



Nanostructured organosilicon luminophores as a new concept of nanomaterials for highly efficient down-conversion of light
S.A. Ponomarenko, N.M. Surin, O.V. Borshchev, M.S. Skorotetcky, A.M. Muzafarov
Proceedings of SPIE, 2015, Vol. 9545, 954509-1; DOI: 10.1117/12.2187281

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Thiophene-based monolayer OFETs prepared by Langmuir techniques
E.V. Agina, A.S. Sizov, D.S. Anisimov, A.A. Trul, O.V. Borshchev, D.Y. Paraschuk, M.A. Shcherbina, S.N. Chvalun, S.A. Ponomarenko
Proceedings of SPIE, 2015, Vol. 9568, 95680Z; DOI: 10.1117/12.2188338

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Design of low band gap small molecules with alkyldicyanovinyl acceptor and different donor groups for efficient bulk heterojunction organic solar cells
Y.N. Luponosov, J. Min, A.N. Solodukhin, S.N. Chvalun, T. Ameri, C.J. Brabec, S.A. Ponomarenko
Proceedings of SPIE, 2015, Vol. 9567, 95670W; DOI: 10.1117/12.2187454



Integrated molecular, morphological and interfacial engineering towards highly efficient and stable solution-processed small molecule solar cells
J. Min, Y.N. Luponosov, N. Gasparini, L. Xue, F.V. Drozdov, S.M. Peregudova, P.V. Dmitryakov, K.L. Gerasimov, D.V. Anokhin, Zhi-Guo Zhang, T. Ameri, S.N. Chvalun, D.A. Ivanov, Y. Li, S.A. Ponomarenko, C.J. Brabec
Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015, 3, 22695-22707; DOI: 10.1039/C5TA06706E



Nanostructured Organosilicon Luminophores for Effective Light Conversion in Organic Light Emitting Diodes
Y.N. Luponosov, N.M. Surin, D.K. Susarova, M.I. Buzin, D.V. Anokhin, D.A. Ivanov, P.A. Troshin, S.A. Ponomarenko
Organic Photonics and Photovoltaics, 2015, 3(1), 148-155; DOI: 10.1515/oph-2015-0010

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Effects of bridging atom and π–bridge length on physical and photovoltaic properties of A-π-D-π-A oligomers for solution-processed organic solar cells
Y.N. Luponosov, J. Min, A.V. Bakirov, P.V. Dmitryakov, S.N. Chvalun, S.M. Peregudova, T. Ameri, C.J. Brabec, S.A. Ponomarenko
Dyes and Pigments, 2015, 122, 212-223;
DOI: 10.1016/j.dyepig.2015.06.026


Effects of Alkyl Terminal Chains on Morphology, Charge Generation, Transport, and Recombination Mechanisms in Solution-Processed Small Molecule Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells
J. Min, Y.N. Luponosov, N. Gasparini, M. Richter, A.V. Bakirov, M.A. Shcherbina, S.N. Chvalun, L. Grodd, S. Grigorian, T. Ameri, S.A. Ponomarenko, C.J. Brabec
Advanced Energy Materials, 2015, 1500386;
DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201500386


Polymer Surface Engineering for Efficient Printing of Highly Conductive Metal Nanoparticle Inks
E.V. Agina, A.S. Sizov, M.Y. Yablokov, O.V. Borshchev, A.A. Bessonov, M.N. Kirikova, M.J.A. Bailey, S.A. Ponomarenko
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2015, 7(22), 11755–11764;
DOI: 10.1021/am508905t


Ultrafast Charge Generation Pathways in Photovoltaic Blends Based on Novel Star-Shaped Conjugated Molecules
O.V. Kozlov, Y.N. Luponosov, S.A. Ponomarenko, N. Kausch-Busies, D.Yu. Paraschuk, Y. Olivier, D. Beljonne, J. Cornil, M.S. Pshenichnikov
Advanced Energy Materials, 2015, 5(7), 1401657; DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201401657
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Novel Cross-Linked Luminescent Silicone Composites Based on Reactive Nanostructured Organosilicon Luminophores
M.S. Skorotetcky, O.V. Borshchev, N.M. Surin, I.B. Meshkov, A.M. Muzafarov, S.A. Ponomarenko
Silicon, 2015, 7(2), 191–200; DOI: 10.1007/s12633-014-9256-5
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Synthesis and photovoltaic effect in red/near-infrared absorbing A-D-A-D-A-type oligothiophenes containing benzothiadiazole and thienothiadiazole central units
Y.N. Luponosov, J. Min, D.A. Khanin, D. Baran, S.A. Pisarev, S.M. Peregudova, P.V. Dmitryakov, S.N. Chvalun, G.V. Cherkaev, E.A. Svidchenko, T. Ameri, C.J. Brabec, S.A. Ponomarenko
Journal of Photonics for Energy, 2015, 5(1), 057213;
DOI: 10.1117/1.JPE.5.057213
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Real time studies of thiophene-based conjugated oligomer solidification
E. Mikayelyan, A.V. Bakirov, M.A. Shcherbina, S.N. Chvalun, S.A. Ponomarenko, S. Grigorian

RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 1319-1322; DOI: 10.1039/C4RA13109F
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ESR spectroscopy as a powerful tool for probing the quality of conjugated polymers designed for photovoltaic applications
D.K. Susarova, N.P. Piven, A.V. Akkuratov, L.A. Frolova, M.S. Polinskaya, S.A. Ponomarenko, S.D. Babenko, P.A. Troshin
Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 2239-2241; DOI: 10.1039/C4CC06197G
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Easily Processable Highly Ordered Langmuir-Blodgett Films of Quaterthiophene Disiloxane Dimer for Monolayer Organic Field-Effect Transistors
A.S. Sizov, D.S. Anisimov, E.V. Agina, O.V. Borshchev, A.V. Bakirov, M.A. Shcherbina, S. Grigorian, V.V. Bruevich, S.N. Chvalun, D-Yu. Paraschuk, S.A. Ponomarenko
Langmuir, 2014, 30(50), 15327−15334; DOI: 10.1021/la504037b
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A new dithienosilole-based oligothiophene with methyldicyanovinyl groups for high performance solution-processed organic solar cells
Y.N. Luponosov, J. Min, T. Ameri, C.J. Brabec, S.A. Ponomarenko
Organic Electronics, 2014, 15(12), 3800–3804; DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2014.09.006


Nanostructured organosilicon luminophores and their application in highly efficient plastic scintillators
S.A. Ponomarenko, N.M. Surin, O.V. Borshchev, Y.N. Luponosov, D.Y. Akimov, I.S. Alexandrov, A.A. Burenkov, A.G. Kovalenko, V.N. Stekhanov, E.A. Kleymyuk, O.T. Gritsenko, G.V. Cherkaev, A.S. Kechek'yan, O.A. Serenko, A.M. Muzafarov
Scientific Reports, 2014, 4, 6549; DOI: 10.1038/srep06549
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Design of donor-acceptor star-shaped oligomers for efficient solution-processible organic photovoltaics
S.A. Ponomarenko, Y. N. Luponosov, J. Min, A.N. Solodukhin, N.M. Surin, M.A. Shcherbina, S.N. Chvalun, T. Ameri, and C. Brabec
Faraday Discussions, 2014, 174, 313-339; DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00142G
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Interface Design to Improve the Performance and Stability of Solution-Processed Small-Molecule Conventional Solar Cells
J. Min, Y.N. Luponosov, Z.-G. Zhang, S.A. Ponomarenko, T. Ameri, Y.-F. Li and C.J. Brabec
Advanced Energy Materials, 2014, 4(16), 1400816;
DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201400816
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Novel wavelength shifters to improve sensitivity of vacuum photodetectors to Cherenkov light
N. Surin, O. Borshchev, S. Ponomarenko, M. Skorotetcky, B. Lubsandorzhiev, N. Lubsandorzhiev, A. Pakhorukov
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A, 2014, 766, 160-162;
DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2014.05.124
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Effects of oligothiophene π-Bridge Length on Physical and Photovoltaic Properties of Star-Shaped Molecules for Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells
J. Min, Y.N. Luponosov, D. Baran, S.N. Chvalun, M.А. Shcherbina, A.V. Bakirov, P.V. Dmitryakov, S. Peregudova, N. Kausch-Busies, S. Ponomarenko, T. Ameri, C.J. Brabec
Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2014, 2, 16135-16147;
DOI: 10.1039/C4TA01933D


A star-shaped D–π–A small molecule based on a tris(2-methoxyphenyl)amine core for highly efficient solution-processed organic solar cells
J. Min, Y.N. Luponosov, A.N. Solodukhin, N. Kausch-Busies, S.A. Ponomarenko, T. Ameri, C.J. Brabec
Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2014, 2, 7614-7620;
DOI: 10.1039/C4TC01277A
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Alkyl Chain Engineering of Solution-Processable Star-Shaped Molecules for High-Performance Organic Solar Cells
J. Min ,* Y.N. Luponosov, A. Gerl, M.S. Polinskaya, S.M. Peregudova, P.V. Dmitryakov, A.V. Bakirov, M.A. Shcherbina, S.N. Chvalun, S. Grigorian, N. Kaush-Busies, S.A. Ponomarenko, T. Ameri, C.J. Brabec
Advanced Energy Materials, 2014, 4(5), 1301234;
DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201301234
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REVIEW: Self-Assembled Organic Semiconductors for Monolayer Field-Effect Transistors
O.V. Borshchev, S.A. Ponomarenko
Polymer Science Series C, 2014, 56(1), 32-46;
DOI: 10.1134/s1811238214010044


REVIEW: Branched Triphenylamine-Based Oligomers for Organic Electronics
Y.N. Luponosov, A.N. Solodukhin, S.A. Ponomarenko
Polymer Science Series C, 2014, 56(1), 104-134;
DOI: 10.1134/s181123821401007x


REVIEW: Development of new methods in modern selective organic synthesis: preparation of functionalized molecules with atomic precision
V.P. Ananikov, L.L. Khemchyan, Y.V Ivanova, V.I. Bukhtiyarov, A.M Sorokin, I.P. Prosvirin, S.Z. Vatsadze, A.V. Medved'ko, V.N. Nuriev, A.D Dilman, V.V. Levin, I.V. Koptyug, K.V. Kovtunov, V.V. Zhivonitko, V.A. Likholobov, A.V. Romanenko, P.A. Simonov, V.G. Nenajdenko, O.I. Shmatova, V.M. Muzalevskiy, M.S. Nechaev, A.F. Asachenko, O.S. Morozov, P.B. Dzhevakov, S.N. Osipov, D.V. Vorobyeva, M.A. Topchiy, M.A. Zotova, S.A. Ponomarenko, O.V. Borshchev, Y.N. Luponosov, A.A. Rempel, A.A. Valeeva, A.Y. Stakheev, O.V. Turova, I.S. Mashkovsky, S.V. Sysolyatin, V.V. Malykhin, G.A. Bukhtiyarova, A.O. Terent'ev, I.B. Krylov
Russian Chemical Reviews, 2014, 83(10), 885-985;
DOI: 10.1070/RC2014v83n10ABEH004471


Interface Design to Improve the Performance and Stability of Solution-Processed Small-Molecule Conventional Solar Cells
J. Min, Y.N. Luponosov, Z.-G. Zhang, S.A. Ponomarenko, T. Ameri, Y. Li, C.J. Brabec
Advanced Energy Materials, 2014, 4(16), 1400816;
DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201400816
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REVIEW: Modern approaches to investigation of thin films and monolayers: X-ray reflectivity, grazing-incidence X-ray scattering and X-ray standing waves
M.A. Shcherbina, S.N. Chvalun, S.A. Ponomarenko, M.V. Kovalchuk
Russian Chemical Reviews, 2014, 83(12), 1091-1119;
DOI: 10.1070/rcr4485


Molecularly Smooth Single-Crystalline Films of Thiophene-Phenylene Co-Oligomers Grown at the Gas-Liquid Interface
V.A. Postnikov, Y.I. Odarchenko, A.V. Iovlev, V.V. Bruevich, A.Y. Pereverzev, L.G. Kudryashova, V.V. Sobornov, L. Vidal, D. Chernyshov, Y.N. Luponosov, O.V. Borshchev, N.M. Surin, S.A. Ponomarenko, D.A. Ivanov, D.Y. Paraschuk
Crystal Growth & Design, 2014, 14(4), 1726-1737;
DOI: 10.1021/cg401876a
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Monolayer Properties of Asymmetrically Substituted Sexithiophene
J. Wang, W.H. de Jeu, U. Ziener, M.S. Polinskaya, S.A. Ponomarenko, U. Ruecker, M.A. Ruderer, E.M. Herzig, P. Muller-Buschbaum, M. Moeller, A. Mourran
Langmuir, 2014, 30 (10), 2752–2760;
DOI: 10.1021/la404918b
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Nonreversible Immobilization of Water-Borne Plutonium onto Self-Assembled Ad layers of Silanized Humic Materials
N.S. Shcherbina, S.S. Kalmykov, L.A. Karpiouk, S.A. Ponomarenko, K. Hatfield, R. Haire, I.V. Perminova
Environmental Science & Technology, 2014, 48(4), 2226–2233;
DOI: 10.1021/es404583f
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Solubility Based Identification of Green Solvents for Small Molecule Organic Solar Cells
I. Burgués-Ceballos, F. Machui, J. Min, T. Ameri, M.M. Voigt, Y.N. Luponosov, S.A. Ponomarenko, P.D. Lacharmoise, M. Campoy-Quiles, C.J. Brabec
Advanced Functional Materials, 2014, 24(10), 1449-1457;
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201301509


A combination of Al-doped ZnO and a conjugated polyelectrolyte interlayer for small molecule solution-processed solar cells with an inverted structure
J. Min, H. Zhang, T. Stubhan, Y.N. Luponosov, M. Kraft, S.A. Ponomarenko, T. Ameri, U. Scherf, C.J. Brabec
Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2013, 1(37), 11306-11311;
DOI: 10.1039/C3TA12162C
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A solution-processable star-shaped molecule for high-performance organic solar cells via alkyl chain engineering and solvent additive
J. Min, Y.N. Luponosov, T. Ameri, A. Elschner, S.M. Peregudova, D. Baran, T. Heumüller, N. Li, F. Machui, S.A. Ponomarenko, C.J. Brabec
Organic Electronics, 2013, 14(1), 219-229;
DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2012.11.002


Novel Cyclopentadithiophene-Based D-A Copolymers for Organic Photovoltaic Cell Applications
F.V. Drozdov, E.N. Myshkovskaya, D.K. Susarova, P.A. Troshin, O.D. Fominykh, M.Y. Balakina, A.V. Bakirov, M.A. Shcherbina, J. Choi, D. Tondelier, M.I. Buzin, S.N. Chvalun, A. Yassar, S.A. Ponomarenko
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2013, 214(19), 2144-2156;
DOI: 10.1002/macp.201300328
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Oligothiophene-based monolayer field-effect transistors prepared by Langmuir-Blodgett technique
A.S. Sizov, E.V. Agina, F. Gholamrezaie, V.V. Bruevich, O.V. Borshchev, D.Y. Paraschuk, D.M. de Leeuw, S.A. Ponomarenko
Applied Physics Letters, 2013, 103(4), 043310;
DOI: 10.1063/1.4816839
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Optical and electro-optical properties of silicon-contaning thiophene derivatives of star-shaped and dendritic structure
N.P. Yevlampieva, A.P. Khurchak, Y.N. Luponosov, E.A. Kleimyuk, S.A. Ponomarenko, E.I. Ryumtsev
Russian Journal of Applied Chemistry, 2013, 86(5), 747-755;
DOI: 10.1134/S1070427213050224
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Bithiophenesilane-Based Dendronized Polymers: Facile Synthesis and Properties of Novel Highly Branched Organosilicon Macromolecular Structures
S.A. Ponomarenko, N.N. Rasulova, Y.N. Luponosov, N.M. Surin, M.I. Buzin, I. Leshchiner, S.M. Peregudova, A.M. Muzafarov
Macromolecules, 2012, 45(14), 2014-2024; DOI: 10.1021/ma2024045


Controlling aqueous sorption of humic substances on silica gel by directed alkoxysilyl-derivatization of their functionalities
I.V. Perminova, L.A. Karpiouk, S.A. Ponomarenko, K. Hatfield, A.I. Konstantinov, N. Hertkorn, A.M. Muzafarov
Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 2012, 396, 224-232; DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2011.12.068


Development of VUV wavelength shifter for the use with a visible light photodetector in noble gas filled detectors
D.Y. Akimov, A.V. Akindinov, I.S. Alexandrov, V.A. Belov, O.V. Borshchev, A.A. Burenkov, M.V. Danilov, A.G. Kovalenko, Y.N. Luponosov, S.A. Ponomarenko, V.N. Stekhanov, N.M. Surin, S.A. Zav’yalov, M.Y. Yablokov
Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section a-Accelerators Spectrometers Detectors and Associated Equipment, 2012, 695, 403-406; DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2011.12.036

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Effect of Molecular Structure of a,a'-Dialkylquaterthiophenes and Their Organosilicon Multipods on Ordering, Phase Behavior, and Charge Carrier Mobility
D.A. Ivanov, D.V. Anokhin, M. Defaux, A. Mourran, M. Möller, Y.N. Luponosov, O.V Borshchev, A.V. Bakirov, M.A. Shcherbina, S.N. Chvalun, T. Meyer-Friedrichsen, A. Elschner, S. Kirchmeyer, S.A. Ponomarenko
Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2012, 116(43), 22727-22736; DOI: 10.1021/jp307054r

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Formation of Self-Assembled Organosilicon-Functionalized Quinquethiophene Monolayers by Fast Processing Techniques
E.V. Agina, I.A. Usov, O.V. Borshchev, J. Wang, A. Mourran, M.A. Shcherbina, A.V. Bakirov, S. Grigorian, M. Möller, S.N. Chvalun, S.A. Ponomarenko
Langmuir, 2012, 28(46), 16186-16195; DOI: 10.1021/la303324j

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Material solubility and molecular compatibility effects in the design of fullerene/polymer composites for organic bulk heterojunction solar cells
P.A. Troshin, D.K. Susarova, E.A. Khakina, A.A. Goryachev, O.V. Borshchev, S.A. Ponomarenko, V.F. Razumov, N. Serdar Sariciftci
Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22(35), 18433-18441; DOI: 10.1039/C2JM32873A

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Self-assembly of alkoxysilanized humic substances into multidomain adlayers at the water-solid interface: linking surface morphology to the molecular structure of the adsorbate
L.A. Karpiouk, S.A. Ponomarenko, A. Mourran, D. Bochkariov, A.M. Muzafarov, K. Hatfield, I.V. Perminova
Soft Matter, 2012, 8(8), 2452-2459; DOI: 10.1039/c2sm06582g

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The photoluminescence kinetics of oligothiophene-phenylenesilane crystalline films
A.Y. Pereverzev, A.V. Iovlev, N.S. Vlasova, Y.N. Luponosov, A.V. Bogdanov, V.A. Postnikov, S.A. Ponomarenko, D.Y. Parashchuk
Moscow University Physics Bulletin, 2012, 67(4), 409-411; DOI: 10.3103/s002713491204011x

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REVIEW: Conjugated Organosilicon Materials for Organic Electronics and Photonics
S.A. Ponomarenko, S. Kirchmeyer
Silicon Polymers, 2011, 235, 33-110; DOI: 10.1007/12_2009_48

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Mechanisms of Molecular Polarization of Bithiophenesilane Dendrimers in Solutions
N.P. Yevlampieva, A.P. Khurchak, O.V. Borshchev, Y.N. Luponosov, E.A. Kleimyuk, S.A. Ponomarenko, E.I. Ryumtsev
Polymer Science Series A, 2011, 53(7), 569-577; DOI:  10.1134/s0965545x11070042

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  • O.V. Borshchev, S.A. Ponomarenko, M.S. Skorotetcky, N.M. Surin. Branched oligoarylsilanes and synthesis method thereof. RU 2544863 C2 (2014)
  • S.A. Ponomarenko, O.V. Borshchev, N.M. Surin, M.S. Skorotetcky. Novel branched oligoarylsilanes and synthesis method thereof. RU 2524960 C1 (2014)
  • N.A. Kulikova, V.A. Kholodov, I.V. Perminova, A.B. Volikov, O.I. Philippova, S.A. Ponomarenko. Silicon-humus soil ameliorant. RU 2524956 C1 (2014)
  • S.A. Ponomarenko, D.Y. Paraschuk, O.V. Borshchev, M.S. Meleshko, V.A. Truhanov,V.V. Bruevich, N.M. Surin, F.V. Drozdov, M.S. Polinskaya, A. Yassar. Photoluminescent polymer photovoltaic cell. RU 2528 052 C1 (2014)
  • I.V. Perminova, S.A. Ponomarenko, A.B. Volikov. Gumic silanol derivatives, method for production and use thereof. RU 2530024 C2 (2014)


  • S.A. Ponomarenko, Y.N. Luponosov, N.N. Rasulova, A.V. Dmitriev, D.A. Lypenko, E.I. Mal’tsev, A. Muzafarov. Organic light emitting diodes based on dendronized polyarylsilanes. RU 2501123 C1 (2013)


  • S.A. Ponomarenko, Y.N. Luponosov, N.N. Rasulova, N.M. Surin, A.M. Muzafarov. Dendronized polyarylsilanes and method of production thereof. RU 2466156 C2 (2012)
  • N.M. Surin, S.A. Ponomarenko, Y.N. Luponosov, O.V. Borschev,  A.M. Muzafarov. Metal-containing plastic scintillator. RU 2466428 C2 (2012)
  • E. Nutz, T. Meyer-Friedrichsen, A. Elschner, W. Loevenich, S. Ponomarenko, Y. Luponosov. Star-shaped compounds for organic solar cells. WO 2012100908
  • S. Kirchmeyer. S. Ponomarenko, M. Halik. Asymmetrical linear organic oligomers. Korean Patent KR 101178701 (2012)
  • S. Kirchmeyer. S. Ponomarenko, M. Halik. Asymmetrical linear organic oligomers. Japan Patent JP 4955918 (2012)
  • T. Meyer-Friedrichsen, A. Elschner, S.A. Ponomarenko. Transistor mit Halbleitermaterial basierend auf Polythiophenen. DE 202011108655 U1 (2012)
  • S. Kirchmeyer. S. Ponomarenko, A. Muzafarov. Macromolecular compounds with core-shell structure. Japan Patent JP 4920194 (2012)
  • S. Kirchmeyer. S. Ponomarenko, A. Muzafarov. Macromolecular compounds with core-shell structure. Taiwan Patent CN I368626 (2012)
  • S. Kirchmeyer. S. Ponomarenko, A. Muzafarov. Macromolecular compounds with core-shell structure. Korean Patent KR 101196112 (2012)


  • S. Kirchmeyer. S. Ponomarenko, Organic compounds having a core-shell structure. Korean Patent KR 10-1061310 (2011)
  • S. Kirchmeyer. S. Ponomarenko, Stable solutions of organic semiconducting materials. Taiwan Patent CN I349025 (2011)
  • S. Kirchmeyer. S. Ponomarenko, Stable solutions of organic semiconducting materials. European patent EP 1 482 575 B1 (2011)
  • A.M. Muzafarov, S.A. Ponomarenko, Myshkovskaya E.N., Razumov V.F., Troshin P.A., Susarova D.K., Kostyanovskiy V.A, Copolymers based on substituted cyclopentatone-bithiophene and method of their preparation. RU 2423392 (2011)
  • S.A. Ponomarenko, L.A. Karpiouk, K. Hatfield, I.V. Perminova. Humic derivatives, production method and use thereof. RU 2429068 C2 (2011)


  • N.M. Surin, S.A. Ponomarenko, O.V. Borshchev, Y.N. Luponosov, A.M. Muzafarov. Plastic scintillators with nanostructure luminophores. RU 2380726 (2010)
  • S. Kirchmeyer, S. Ponomarenko. Process for the preparation of linear organic thiophene/phenylene oligomers. EP 1531154 (2010)
  • S. Kirchmeyer. S. Ponomarenko, A. Muzafarov. Macromolecular compounds with core-shell structure, synthesis method thereof, use thereof as semiconductors in electronic functional element and as electronic functional element. RU 2397995 (2010)
  • S.A. Ponomarenko, O.V. Borshchev, Y.N. Luponosov, A.M. Muzafarov, N.M. Surin. Branched oligoarylsilanes and synthesis method thereof. RU 2396290 (2010)
  • S. Kirchmeyer. S. Ponomarenko, A. Muzafarov. Macromolecular compounds with core-shell structure. CN 1673247 (2010)


  • S.A. Ponomarenko, Y.N. Luponosov, O.V. Borshchev, A.M. Muzafarov. Polyarylsilane monodendrons and synthesis method thereof. RU 2348657 (2009)
  • S.A. Ponomarenko, Y.N. Luponosov, O.V. Borshchev, A.M. Muzafarov, N.M. Surin. Polyarylsilane dendrimers and synthesis method thereof. RU2353629 (2009)
  • S. Kirchmeyer. S. Ponomarenko. Organic compound with core-shell structure. CN 100564374 (2009)


  • S. Kirchmeyer. S. Ponomarenko, A. Muzafarov. Macromolecular compounds with core-shell structure. US 7,402,651 (2008)
  • S. Kirchmeyer. S. Ponomarenko. Organic compounds with core-shell structure. EP 1398341 (2008)


  • S. Kirchmeyer, S. Ponomarenko, M. Halik, Asymmetrical linear organic oligomers, US 7,196,206 (2007).
  • S. Kirchmeyer, S. Ponomarenko, Process for preparing linear organic thiophene-phenylene oligomers, US 7,199,251 (2007).
  • S. Kirchmeyer, S.A. Ponomarenko, M. Halik, Unsymmetrische lineare organische Oligomere, EP 1 531 155  (2007).
  • I.V. Perminova, S.A. Ponomarenko, L.A. Karpiouk, K. Hatfield, Humic derivatives, methods of preparation and use, WO/2007/102750.
  • S. Kirchmeyer, S. Ponomarenko, Process for preparing linear organic oligomers, US 7,288,663  (2007).


  • S. Kirchmeyer, S.A. Ponomarenko, Verfahren zur Herstellung linearer organischer Oligomere, DE 10248876 (2006).
  • S. Kirchmeyer, S. Ponomarenko, Organic compounds having a core-shell structure, US 7,078,724 (2006).


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