Seth Marder is a professor in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry and holds a courtsey appointment with the School of Materials Science and Engineering.

Research Keywords:
Nonlinear optics,Organic electronics,Interface chemistry,Organic photovoltaics,Doping,Structure Property relationships
  • Organic, Materials, Organometallic, and Optical Science
  • Two Photon Chemistry
  • Materials for Photonics and Displays 

Selected Recent Publications

"Two-Photon Absorption in Quadrupolar Bis(acceptor)-Terminated Chromophores with Electron-Rich Bis(heterocycle)vinylene Bridges." S. Zheng, A. Leclerc, J. Fu, L. Beverina. L. A. Padilha, E. Zojer, K. Schmidt, S. Barlow, J. Luo, S.-H. Jiang, A. K.-Y. Jen, Y. Yi, Z, Shuai, E. W. Van Srtyland, D. J. Hagan, J.-L. Brédas, S.R. Marder, Chem. Mater., 2007, 19(3), 432-442.

"A Comprehensive Study of Short Channel Effects in Organic Field-Effect Transistors." J. N. Haddock, X. H. Zhang, S. Zheng, Q. Zhang, S. R. Marder, B. Kippelen, Organic Electronics, 2006, 7(1), 45-54.

"Isolation and Crystal Structures of Two Singlet Bis(Triarylamine) Ducations with Nonquinoidal Geometries." S. Zheng, S. Barlow, C. Risko, T. L. Kinnibrugh, T. V. Timofeeva, V. Coropceanu, J.-L. Brédas, S. R. Marder, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 123(6), 1812-1817.

"Quantum-Chemical Investigation of Second-Order Nonlinear Optical Chromophores" Comparison of Strong Nitrile-based Acceptor End Groups and Role of Auxiliary Donors and Acceptors." A. Leclerq, E. Zojer, S.-H. Jang, S. Barlow, V. Geskin, A. K-Y. Jen, S. R. Marder, J.-L. Brédas, J. Chem. Phys., 2006, 124(4), 044510/1-1-044510/7.

"One- and Two-Photon Induced Phase Transition Behavior in Nematic Crystals Containing Bis-Styryl Benzene as a Photoresponsive Chromophore." O. Tsutsumi, A. Ohashi, T. Ikeda, S. R. Marder, J. W. Perry. Thin Solid Films, 2006, 509(1-2), 118-122.

"Ultrafast Energy Migration in Chromophore Shell-Metal Nanoparticle Assemblies." O. P. Varnavski, M. Ranasinghe, X. Yan, C. A. Bauer, S.-J. Chung, J. W. Perry, S. R. Marder, T. Goodson III., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128(34), 10988-10989.

"Bisdioxaborine Polymethines with Large Third-Order Nonlinearities for All-Optical Signal Processing." J. M. Hales, S. Zheng, S. Barlow, S. R. Marder, J. W. Perry, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128(35), 11362-11363.

"Materials for Fabrication of Nanoscale Structures." S. R. Marder, T. Okada, S. C. Jones, E. Riedo, R. Szoszkiewicz, W. P. King, J. Wang, S. Barlow, J. W. Perry, V. Chen, M. Rumi, J. M. Hales, W. Dong, W. Haske, Polymer Preprints, 2006, 27(2), 1018.

"Modeling and Characterization of Excitonic Multilayer Organic Solar Cells." S. Yoo, W. Potscavage, B. Domercq, S.-H. Han, T.-D. Li, S. Jones, R. Szoszkiewicz, D. Levi, E. Riedo, S. R. Marder, B. Kippelen, Polymer Preprints, 2006, 47(2), 1022.

"Organic Materials for Photovoltaic Applications." S. R. Marder, Z. An, X. Zhan, S. Odom, C. Huang, S. Barlow, S. C. Jones, B. Kippelen, S. Yoo, B. Domercq, W. Postcavage, M. R. Wasielewski, D. McCamant, J. Lockhard, B. Cohen, R. F. Kelly, H. L. Anderson. PMSE Preprints, 2006, 95, 99.

"Comparative Studies of the Geometric and Electronic Properties of 1,1-Disubstituted-2,3,4,5-tetraphenylsiloles and 1,1,2,2-Tetramethyl-3,4,5,6-tetraphenyl-1,2-disila-3,5-cyclohexadiene." X. Zhan, C. Risko, A. Korlyukov, F. Sena, T. V. Timofeeva, M. Y. Mikhail, S. Barlow, J.-L. Brédas, S. R. Marder, J. Mater. Chem, 2006, 16(39), 3814-3822.

"Extended Squaraine Dyes with Large Two-Photon Absorption Cross-Sections." S.-J. Chung, S. Zheng, T. Odani, L. Beverina, J. Fu, L. A. Padilha, A. Biesso, J. M. Hales, X. Zhan, K. Schmidt, A. Ye, E. Zojer, S. Barlow, D. J. Hagan, E. W. Van Stryland, Y. Yuanping, Z. Shuai, G. A. Pagani, J.-L. Brédas, J. W. Perry, S. R. Marder, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128(45), 14444-14445.

"N-type Doping of an Electron-Transport Material by Controlled Gas-Phase Incorporation of Cobaltocene." C. L. Chan, A. Fabrice, Q. Zhang, S. Barlow, S. R. Marder, A. Kahn, Chem. Phys. Lett., 2006, 431, 67-71.

"Small Molecule Chemisorption on Indium-Tin Oxide Surfaces: Enhancing Probe Molecule Electron-Transfer Rates and the Performance of Organic Light-Emitting Diodes." C. Carter, M. Brumbach, C. Donley, R. D. Hreha, S. R. Marder, B. Domercq, S. Yoo, B. Kippelen, N. R. Armstrong, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2006, 110(50), 25191-25202.

"Organic Nonlinear Optical Materials: Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going." S. R. Marder, Chem. Commun. 2006, 2, 131-134.

"A mixed-valence bis(diarylamino)stilbene: crystal structure and comparison of electronic coupling with biphenyl and tolane analogues," S. Barlow, C. Risko, V. Coropceanu, N.M. Tucker, S.C. Jones, Z. Levi, V.N. Khrustalev, M.Y. Antipin, T.L. Kinnibrugh, T. Timofeeva, S.R. Marder, J.L. Brédas, Chem Comm., 2005, (6), 764-766.

"Bis-aryl substituted dixaborines as electron-transport materials: a comparative density functional theory investigation with oxadiazoles and siloles," C. Risko, E. Zojer, P. Brocorens, S.R. Marder, J.L. Brédas, Chem. Physics, 2005, 313(1-3), 151-157.

"Colorless molecular dopants for low-operating-voltage nematic liquid crystals," J. Haddock, B. Kippelen, D. Mathine, J. Schmidtke, S. Kumaraswamy, O. Kwon, E. Zojer, J.L. Brédas, S.R. Marder, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 2005, 428, 17-32.

"Electron affinities of 1,1-diaryl-2,3,4,5-tetraphenylsiloles: Direct measurements and comparison with experimental and theoretical estimates," Zhan, X. Risko, C. Amy, F., Chan, C. Zhao, W., Barlow, S., Kahn, A., Brédas, J.-L., Marder, S. R., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127(25), 9021-9029.