Publications

2013

[69] S. Ezugwu, M.S. Ahmed, R. Bauld, R. Divigalpitiya, G. Fanchini (2013) Influence of the addition of graphene-like materials on the thermophysical properties of Poly(3,4-ethylene-dioxythiophene):polystyrenesulfonate thin film nanocomposites, Thin Solid Films 534, 520

[68] A. Gupta, V. Armel, W. Xiang, G. Fanchini, S.E. Watkins, D.R. MacFarlane, U. Bach, R.A. Evans (2013) Effect of direct amine substituted push-pull oligothiophene chromophores on dye-sensitized and bulk heterojunction solar cells performance, Tetrahedron, 69, 3584

[67] J. Smith, A. Akbari-Sharbaf, M. Ward, M. Murphy, G. Fanchini, T.K. Sham (2013) Luminescence Properties of Defects in Nanocrystalline ZnO, Journal of Applied Physics, 113, 093104

[66] K. Sears, G. Fanchini, S.E. Watkins, C.P. Huynh, S.C. Hawkins (2013) Aligned carbon nanotube webs as a replacement for indium tin oxide in organic solar cells, Thin Solid Films 527, 412

[65] A. Akbari-Sharbaf, J.-M. Baribeau, X. Wu, D.J. Lockwood, G. Fanchini, (2013) Disorder and defect formation mechanisms in molecular-beam-epitaxy grown silicon epilayers, Thin Solid Films 527, 38

[64] A. Akbari-Sharbaf, M. Hesari, M.S. Workentin, G. Fanchini, (2013), Electron paramagnetic resonance in positively charged Au25 molecular nanoclusters (2013), Journal of Chemical Physics 138, 024305

2012

[63] R. Bauld, M. Hesari, M.S. Workentin, G. Fanchini, (2012) Thermal stability of Au25- molecular precursors and nucleation of gold nanoparticles in thermosetting polyimide thin films, Applied Physics Letters, 101, 243114

[62] E.R. Micelotta, A.P. Jones, J. Cami, E. Peeters, J.Bernard-Salas, and G. Fanchini (2012) The formation of cosmic fullerenes from arophatic clusters, Astrophysics Journal, 761, 35

[61] R. Bauld, L.M. Fleury, M. Van Walsh, G. Fanchini (2012) Correlation between density of paramagnetic centers and photovoltaic degradation in polythiophene-fullerene bulk heterojunction solar cells, Applied Physics Letters, 101, 103306

[60] R. Bauld, M.S. Ahmed, G. Fanchini (2012) Optoelectronic and thermal properties of solution-based graphene thin films, Physica Status Solidi C9, 2374 (Invited Article)

[59] R. Bauld, F. Sharifi, G. Fanchini (2012) Solution processed graphene thin films and their applications in organic solar cells, International Journal of Modern Physics B26, 1242004 (Invited Review)

[58] F. Sharifi, R. Bauld, M.S. Ahmed, G. Fanchini, (2012) Transparent and conducting graphene-RNA based nanocomposites, Small 8, 699

2011

[57] P. Barpanda, G. Fanchini, G.G. Amatucci, Structure surface morphology and electrochemical properties of brominated activated carbons (2011) Carbon, 49, (7), 2538

2010

[56] S.Y. Jeong, B. Parekh, V. Gupta, G. Fanchini, M. Chhowalla (2010) Room- temperature deposition of deposition of single-walled carbon nanotube thin films, Nano 5, 319.

2009

[55] M. Bown, G. Fanchini, C.M. Forsyth, P. Kemppinen, K. Hegedus, T.B. Singh, S. E. Watkins, K.N. Winzenberg (2009) Dibenzo[b,def]chrysene derivatives that deliver high power conversion efficiencies in solution-processed, bulk heterojunction solar cells, Chemistry of Materials 21, 5701.

[54] W. Tutak, K.H. Park, A. Vasilov, V. Starovoytov, G. Fanchini, S-Q Cai, N.C. Partridge, F. Sesti, M. Chhowalla (2009) Toxicity induced enhanced extracellular matrix production in osteoblastic cells cultured on single-walled carbon nanotube networks. Nanotechnology 20, 255101.

2008

[53] P. Barpanda, G. Fanchini, G.G. Amatucci (2008), Faradaic and non-faradaic reaction mechanisms in carbon-iodine nanocomposites electrodes for asymmetric hybrid supercapacitors, ECS Transactions 13(17), 13

[52] G. Eda, G. Fanchini, M. Chhowalla (2008) Large-area ultrathin films of reduced graphene oxide as a transparent and flexible electronic material. Nature Nanotechnology 3, 270.

[51] P. Barpanda, G. Fanchini, G.G. Amatucci (2008) Study of underlying electrochemical mechanisms in nanoscale amorphous carbon-iodine electrodes, ECS Transactions, 11(31), 113

[50] P. Barpanda, G. Fanchini, G.G. Amatucci (2008) Nanostructured halide modified carbon electrodes for symmetric and asymmetric electrochemical supercapacitors, ECS Transactions, 6(25), 177

[49] G. Fanchini, S. Miller, B.B. Parekh, M. Chhowalla (2008) Optical anisotropy in single walled carbon nanotube thin films: Implications for transparent and conducting electrodes in organic photovoltaics. Nano Letters 8, 2176.

[48] G. Eda, G. Fanchini, M. Chhowalla (2008) Bundling dynamics of single-walled carbon nanotubes in aqueous suspensions. Journal of Applied Physics, 103, 093118.

[47] G. Fanchini, V. Gupta, A.B. Mann, M. Chhowalla (2008) In-situ monitoring of structural changes in boron carbide under electric fields. Journal of the American Ceramic Society 91, 2666.

[46] S. Miller, G. Fanchini, Y.Y. Lin, C. Li, C.W. Chen, W.F. Su, M. Chhowalla (2008) Investigation of nanoscale morphological changes in organic photovoltaics during solvent vapor annealing. Journal of Materials Chemistry 18, 306.

2007

[45] G. Fanchini, H.E. Unalan, M. Chhowalla (2007) Voltage-induced dependence of Raman-active modes in single-wall carbon thin films. Nano Letters 7, 1129.

[44] P. Barpanda, G. Fanchini, G.G. Amatucci (2007) The physical and Electrochemical Characterization of Vapor phase Iodated Activated Carbons. Electrochemical Acta 52, 7136.

[43] P. Barpanda, G. Fanchini, G.G. Amatucci (2007) Physical properties of Iodine Modified Activated Carbons. Journal of the Electrochemical Society 154(5), A467.

[42] B.B. Parekh, G. Fanchini, G. Eda, M. Chhowalla (2007) Improved conductivity of transparent single-wall carbon nanotube thin films via stable post-deposition functionalization. Applied Physics Letters 90, 121913

[41] G. Fanchini, H.E. Unalan, M. Chhowalla (2007) Modification of transparent and conducting single wall carbon nanotube thin films via bromine functionalization. Applied Physics Letters 90 092114.

2006

[40] G. Fanchini, J.W. McCauley, M. Chhowalla (2006) Behavior of disordered boron carbide under stress. Physical Review Letters 97, 035502.

[39] G. Fanchini, H.E. Unalan, M. Chhowalla (2006) Optoelectronic properties of transparent and conducting single wall carbon nanotube thin films. Applied Physics Letters 88, 191919.

[38] H.E. Unalan, G. Fanchini, A. Kanwal, A. Du Pasquier, M. Chhowalla (2006) Design Criteria for transparent and conducting single wall carbon nanotube thin film transistors. Nano Letters, 6, 677.

[37] G. Fanchini, A. Tagliaferro (2006) Nature and evolution of ESR active centers in ta-C:H. Journal of Non Crystalline Solids 352, 1319.

2005

[36] S.C. Ray, G. Fanchini, A. Tagliaferro (2005) Luminescence, Recombination and laser damaging of a-CN:OH films grown by reactive sputtering. Journal of Materials Science 40, 545.

[35] G. Fanchini, P. Mandracci, A. Tagliaferro, S.E. Rodil, A. Vomiero, G.D. Mea (2005) Growth and characterization of polymeric amorphous carbon and carbon nitride films from propane. Diamond and Related Materials 14, 784.

[34] C. Ricciardi, F. Giorgis, G. Fanchini, S. Musso, V. Ballarini, E. Bennici, G. Barucca, A.M. Rossi (2005) Microstructure analysis on polycrystalline 3C-SiC films. Diamond and Related Materials 14, 1134.

[33] S. Musso, G. Fanchini, A. Tagliaferro (2005) Growth of Vertically Aligned carbon nanotubes by CVD and evaporation of carbon precursors. Diamond and Related Materials 14, 928.

2004

[32] G. Fanchini, A. Tagliaferro (2004) Disorder in Hydrogenated Amorphous Carbon: A phenomenological model. Applied Physics Letters 85, 730.

[31] G. Fanchini, A. Tagliaferro (2004) A new interpretation of the Urbach energy in amorphous carbon films. Diamond and Related Materials 13, 1402.

[30] S. Santangelo, G. Messina, G. Fanchini, A. Tagliaferro (2004) A single growth quality indicator for film property tailoring. Diamond and Related Materials 13, 1391.

[29] S.C. Ray, B. Bose, J.W. Chiou, H.M. Tsai, J.C. Jan, K. Kumar, W.F. Pong, D. DasGupta, G. Fanchini, A. Tagliaferro (2004) Deposition and characterization of diamond-like carbon thin films by electro-deposition technique using organic liquid. Journals of Materials Research 19, 1126. 25.

2003

[28] G. Fanchini, S.C. Ray, A. Tagliaferro (2003) Electronic and vibrational structures of amorphous carbon nitrides. Diamond and Related Materials 12, 208.

[27] G. Fanchini, S.C. Ray, A. Tagliaferro (2003) Density of electronic states in amorphous carbons. Diamond and Related Materials 12, 891.

[26] S. Santangelo, G. Messina, G. Fanchini, A. Tagliaferro (2003) A qualitative indicator for preliminary diagnostics of a-C based coatings. Physica Status Solidi A 199, 335.

[25] C. Ricciardi, G. Fanchini, P. Mandracci (2003) Physical properties of ECR-CVD polycrystalline SiC films for microelectro-mechanical systems. Diamond and Related Materials 12, 1236.

[24] L. Scaltrito, G. Fanchini, S. Porro, M. Cocuzza, F. Giorgis, C.F. Pirri, P. Mandracci, C. Ricciardi, S. Ferrero, C. Sgorlon, G. Richieri, L. Merlin (2003) Surface analysis and defect characterization of 4H-SiC wafers for power electronic device applications. Diamond and Related Materials 12, 1224.

[23] G. Fanchini, S.C. Ray, A. Tagliaferro (2003) Photoluminescence investigation of carbon nitride-based films deposited by reactive sputtering. Diamond and Related Materials 12, 1084.

[22] G. Fanchini, S.C. Ray, A. Tagliaferro, V-M Tiainen, T. Sajavaara (2003) Effect of isotopic substitution on IR and ESR properties of mass selected ion beam deposited ta-C films. Diamond and Related Materials 12, 900.

[21] G. Fanchini, G. Messina, S. Santangelo, A. Tagliaferro (2003) Complementary Raman and infrared characterization of low-gap a-C:N:H thin films grown by reactive sputtering of graphite, Thin Solid Films: Application, Preparation and Characterization (S. Trusso, G. Mondio and F. Neri, eds.) pp. 17-32, Research Signpost, Kerala, India.

[20] N.M.J. Conway, G. Fanchini, C. Godet, A. Tagliaferro (2003) Density of states in hydrogenated carbon nitride thin films: Models and applications to the study of photoluminescence, Thin Solid Films: Application, Preparation and Characterization (S. Trusso, G. Mondio and F. Neri, eds.) pp. 33-53, Research Signpost, Kerala, India.

[19] P. Mandracci, G. Fanchini, S. Ferrero, C. Ricciardi, L. Scaltrito (2003) Recent progresses in the growth, processing and characterization of silicon carbide, Recent Research Development in Applied Physics, Transworld Research Network, Kerala, India, vol. 6, Part II, pp. 427-450.

[18] S.C. Ray, G. Fanchini, A. Tagliaferro, B. Bose, D. DasGupta (2003) Amorphous carbon films prepared by the "dip" technique: Deposition and film characterization. Journal of Applied Physics 94, 870.

2002

[17] G. Fanchini, S.C. Ray, A. Tagliaferro, E. Laurenti (2002) Density and capture radius of 'defects': Quenching of the luminescent states in non-nitrogenated and nitrogenated amorphous carbon thin films, Journal of Physics Condensed Matter, 14, 13231

[16] Fanchini, G., Tagliaferro, A., N.M.J. Conway, C. Godet (2002) Role of lone-pair interactions and local disorer in determining the interdependency of optical constants of a-CN:H thin films, Physical Review B 66 195415

[15] G. Messina, S. Santangelo, G. Fanchini, A. Tagliaferro (2002) Evidence for the existence of scaling laws correlating the deposition parameters and the Raman spectra features in thin a-C:N:H films deposited by reactive r.f. sputtering, Vacuum, 67, 537

[14] Fanchini, G., Tagliaferro, A., B. Popescu, E.A. Davis (2002) Paramagnetic properties and hydrogen-related structural relaxation effects in magnetron-sputtered a-C:H thin films, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 299-302, 846

[13] G. Fanchini, A. Tagliaferro, D. Dasgupta, E. Laurenti, A.C. Ferrari, K.B.T. Teo, W.I. Milne, J. Robertson (2002) Low-temperature investigation of paramagnetic centres in tetrahedral amorphous carbon deposited by S-bend FCVA Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 299-302, 840

[12] G. Fanchini, V. Paret, A. Tagliaferro, M.-L. Theye, Density of states and sigma-pi mixing in hydrogenated amorphous carbon films, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 299-302, 858

[11] K.B.K. Teo, A.C. Ferrari, G. Fanchini, S.E. Rodil, J. Yuan, J.T.H. Tsai, E. Laurenti, A. Tagliaferro, J. Robertson, W.I. Milne (2002) Highest optical gap tetrahedral amorphous carbon (2002) Diamond and Related Materials 11 1086

[10] G. Fanchini, S.C. Ray, A. Tagliaferro, E. Laurenti (2002) Paramagnetic centres and microstructure of reactively sputtered amorphous carbon nitride thin films (2002) Diamond and Related Materials, 11, 1143

[9] G. Fanchini, S.C. Ray, A. Tagliaferro (2002) Optical properties of disordered carbon-based materials, Surface and Coatings Technology, 151-152,233

[8] G. Messina, S. Santangelo, G. Fanchini, A. Tagliaferro, C.E. Nobili, G. Ottaviani, A. Paoletti, A. Tucciarone (2002) Effects of hydrogen incorporation on structural relaxation and vibrational properties of a-CN:H thin films grown by reactive sputtering, Diamond and Related Materials, 11, 1166-1171

[7] G. Fanchini, G. Messina, S. Santangelo, A. Paoletti, A. Tagliaferro, A. Tucciarone (2002) Relationship between composition and position of Raman and IR peaks in amorphous carbon alloys, Surface and Coatings Technology, 151-152, 257

[6] G. Fanchini, A. Tagliaferro, G. Messina, S. Santangelo, A. Paoletti, A. Tucciarone (2002) Vibrational properties and microstructure of reactively sputtered hydrogenated carbon nitrides, Journal of Applied Physics, 91, 1155

[5] V.I. Ivanov-Omskii, G. Fanchini, A. Tagliaferro, S.G. Yastrebov, Density of states in amorphous carbon and its modification by annealing, Semiconductors, 36, 110

2001

[4] G. Fanchini, A. Tagliaferro (2001) Localisation and density of states in amorphous carbon-based alloys, Diamond and Related Materials, 10, 191

2000

[3] G. Fanchini, A. Tagliaferro, D.P. Dowling, K. Donnelly, M.L. McConnell, R. Flood, G. Lang (2000) Asymmetry of `valence' and `conduction' Gaussian pi bands in a-C:H and a-C thin films and its origin, Diamond and Related Materials, 9, 732

[2] E. Emelli, G. Fanchini, A. Tagliaferro (2000) Density-of-states and optical properties in amorphous carbon thin films, International Journal of Modern Physics B 24, 243.

[1] G. Fanchini, A. Tagliaferro, D.P. Dowling, K. Donnelly, M.L. McConnell, R. Flood, G. Lang (2000) Interdependency of optical constants in a-C and a-C:H thin films interpreted in light of the density of electronic states, Physical Review B 61 5002.