Publikationen

Peer-reviewed journals

2021

Gilbert Umuhire Mahoro, Elisa Fresta, Margaux Elie, Davide di Nasso, Qi Zhang, Jean-François Lohier, Jean-Luc Renaud, Mathieu Linares, Reinhold Wannemacher, Juan Cabanillas-Gonzalez, Rubén D. Costa and Sylvain Gaillard
Towards rainbow photo/electro-luminescence in copper(i) complexes with the versatile bridged bis-pyridyl ancillary ligand
Dalton Trans., 2021, DOI: 10.1039/D1DT01689J

Yanyan Duan, Guang-Zhong Yin, De-Yi Wang, Rubén D. Costa
In Situ Ambient Preparation of Perovskite-Poly(l-lactic acid) Phosphors for Highly Stable and Efficient Hybrid Light-Emitting Diodes
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2021, 21800.

Elisa Fresta, Asterios Charisiadis, Luca M Cavinato, Nadia Palandjian, Kostas Karikis, Vasilis Nikolaou, Georgios Charalambidis, Athanassios G Coutsolelos, Rubén D. Costa
BODIPY-Pt-Porphyrins Polyads for Efficient Near-Infrared Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells,
Adv. Photonics Research,2021, DOI: 10.1002/adpr.202000188.

2020

Yanyan Duan, Cintia Ezquerro, Elena Serrano, Elena Lalinde, Javier García‐Martínez, Jesús R Berenguer, Rubén D. Costa
Meeting High Stability and Efficiency in Hybrid Light‐Emitting Diodes Based on SiO2/ZrO2 Coated CsPbBr3 Perovskite Nanocrystals
Advanced Functional Materials, 2020, 30, 2005401.

Verónica Fernández-Luna, Juan P. Fernández-Blázquez, Miguel A. Monclús, Francisco Javier Rojo, Rafael Daza, Daniel Sanchez-deAlcazar, Aitziber L. Cortajarena and Rubén D. Costa
Biogenic fluorescent protein–silk fibroin phosphors for high performing light-emitting diodes
Mater. Horiz., 2020, 7, 1790.

Elisa Fresta, Jacopo Dosso, Juan Cabanillas-Gonzalez, Davide Bonifazi, and Rubén D. Costa
Revealing the impact of heat generation using nanographene-based light-emitting electrochemical cells
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 12, 28426.

Elisa Fresta, Miguel A. Monclús, Morten Bertz, Cintia Ezquerro, Jon M. Molina‐Aldareguia, Jesús R. Berenguer, Masahiro Kunimoto, Takayuki Homma, and Rubén D. Costa
Key ionic electrolytes for highly self‐stable light‐emitting electrochemical cells based on Ir(III) complexes
Adv. Opt. Mater 2020, 8, 1901126.

Antonio Aires, Verónica Fernández-Luna, Julio Fernández-Cestau, Rubén D. Costa, and Aitziber L. Cortajarena
White-emitting protein-metal nanocluster phosphors for highly performing biohybrid light-emitting diodes
Nano Lett. 2020, 20, 2710.

Anna Espasa, Martina Lang, Carmen F Aguiño, Daniel Sanchez-deAlcazar, Juan P Fernández-Blázquez, Uwe Sonnewald, Aitziber L Cortajarena, Pedro B Coto, Rubén D. Costa
Long-living and highly efficient bio-hybrid light-emitting diodes with zero-thermal-quenching biophosphors
Nature communications, 2020, 11, 978.

Gamze Sarigul, Isabel Gómez-Palos, Noemi Linares, Javier García-Martínez, Rubén D. Costa, Elena Serrano
The use of N^ N ligands as an alternative strategy for the sol–gel synthesis of visible-light activated titanias
Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2020, 8, 36.

Alba Martínez-Muíño, Moumita Rana, Juan J Vilatela, Rubén D. Costa
Origin of the electrocatalytic activity in carbon nanotube fiber counter-electrodes for solar-energy conversion
Nanoscale Advances, 2020, 2, 4400.

Evgeny Senokos, Moumita Rana, Maria Vila, Julio Fernandez-Cestau, Rubén D. Costa, Rebeca Marcilla, Juan Jose Vilatela
Transparent and flexible high-power supercapacitors based on carbon nanotube fibre aerogels
Nanoscale Advances, 2020, 12, 16980.

Elisa Fresta, Julio Fernández-Cestau, Belén Gil, Patricia Montaño, Jesús R. Berenguer, María Teresa Moreno, Elena Lalinde and Rubén D. Costa
Versatile homoleptic naphthyl-acetylide heteronuclear [Pt2M4(CC-Np)8] (M = Ag, Cu) phosphors for highly efficient white and NIR hybrid light-emitting diodes
Adv. Opt. Mater 2020, 8, 1901126.

Elisa Fresta, Kevin Baumgärtner, Juan Cabanillas-Gonzalez, Michael Mastalerz, Rubén D. Costa
Bright, stable, and efficient red light-emitting electrochemical cells using contorted nanographenes
Nanoscale Horiz. 2020, 5, 473.(inside cover)

Elisa Fresta, Jacopo Dosso, Juan Cabanillas-González, Davide Bonifazi, and Rubén D. Costa
Origin of the exclusive ternary electroluminescent behavior of BN-doped nanographenes in efficient single-component white light-emitting electrochemical cells
Adv. Funct. Mater. 2020, 30, 1906830. (inside cover)

Javier Conesa-Egea, Javier González-Platas, Ulises R. Rodríguez-Mendoza, José Ignacio Martínez, Pilar Ocon, Vanesa Fernández-Moreira, Rubén D. Costa, Julio Fernández-Cestau, Félix Zamora, and Pilar Amo-Ochoa
Cunning defects: Emission control by structural point defects on Cu(I)I double chain Coordination Polymers
J. Mater. Chem. C 2020, 8, 1448.

2019

Cintia Ezquerro, Elisa Fresta, Elena Serrano, Elena Lalinde, Javier García-Martínez,* Jesús R Berenguer, Rubén D. Costa
White-emitting organometallo-silica nanoparticles for sun-like light-emitting diodes
Mater. Horiz. 2019, 6, 130.

Alfonso Monreal, Juan J. Vilatela, Rubén D. Costa
CNT fibres as dual counter-electrode/current-collector in highly efficient and stable dye-sensitized solar cells
Carbon 2019, 141, 488.

Oliver Langmar, Ettore Fazio, Peter Schol, Gema de la Torre, Rubén D. Costa, Tomás Torres, Dirk M Guldi
Controlling interfacial charge transfer and  fill factors in CuO-based p-DSSCs and t-DSSCs using phthalocyanines
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019 58, 4056.

Oliver Langmar, Ettore Fazio, Peter Schol, Gema de la Torre, Rubén D. Costa, Tomás Torres, Dirk M Guldi
Steuerung des Grenzflächen‐Ladungstransfers und des Fill‐Factors in CuO‐basierten Grätzel‐Tandemzellen
Angewandte Chemie, 2019 131, 4097.

Marta Viciano Chumillas; Joan Cano; Elisa Fresta; Jose M Carbonell-Vilar; Donatella Armentano; Ruben D. Costa*
Photoluminescent Cu(I) vs Ag(I) complexes: Slowing down emission in Cu(I) complexes by pentacoordinate low-lying excited states.
Dalton Transactions 2019, 48, 9765.

Marta Viciano Chumillas; Joan Cano; Elisa Fresta; Jose M Carbonell-Vilar; Yianjin Yu; Donatella Armentano; Ruben D. Costa
Deciphering the electroluminescence behavior of silver(I)-complexes in light-emitting electrochemical cells: limitations and solutions towards highly stable devices.
Adv. Funct. Mater. 2019, 29, 1901797.

Verónica Fernández-Luna, Daniel Sánchez-deAlcázar, Aitziber L. Cortajarena, Pedro B. Coto, and Rubén D. Costa
Dephirening limitations to meet highly stable Bio-hybrid light-emitting diodes
Adv. Funct. Mater. 2019, 29, 1904356.

Elisa Fresta, Julio Fernández-Cestau, Rubén D. Costa
White light-emitting electrochemical cells based on deep-red copper(I) complexes
Adv. Opt. Mater 2019, 7, 1900830.

Ramses V. Martinez, Juan Cabanillas-Gonzalez, Anna Espasa, Jaime J. Hernandez, Santiago Casado, Ahmad Sousaraei, Jose Castro-Smirnov, David Romera, Daniel Sanchez-deAlcazar, Ruben D. Costa, Aitziber L. Cortajarena
Engineered protein-based functional nanopatterned materials for bio-optical devices.
Nanoscale Advances 2019, 1, 3980.

2018

Alexandra Burger, Andreas Kunzmann, Rubén D. Costa, Rubitha Srikantharajah, Wolfang Peukert, Dirk M. Guldi, and Andreas Hirsch
Synergy of Catechol‐Functionalized Zinc Oxide Nanorods and Porphyrins in Layer‐by‐Layer Assemblies
Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 7896.

Alexey Cherevan, Paul Gebhardt, Andreas Kunzmann, Rubén D. Costa, Dominik Eder
Beware of doping: Ta2O5 nanotube photocatalyst using CNTs as hard templates
ACS Applied Mater.& Interfaces 2018, 1, 1259.

Andreas Kunzmann, Silvia Valero, Ángel E. Sepúlveda, Marisa Rico-Santacruz, Elena Lalinde, Jesús R. Berenguer, Javier García-Martínez, Dirk M. Guldi,Elena Serrano, and Rubén D. Costa
Hybrid dye-titania nanoparticles for superior low-temperature dye-sensitized solar cells
Adv. Energy Mater. 2018, 8, 1702583.

Asterios Charisiadis, Anthi Bagaki, Elisa Fresta, Katharina T. Weber, Georgios Charalambidis, Christina Stangel, Antonios G. Hatzidimitriou, Panagiotis A. Angaridis, Athanassios G. Coutsolelos, Rubén D. Costa
Peripheral substitution of tetraphenyl porphyrins: Fine-tuning self-assembly for enhanced electroluminescence
ChemPlusChem 2018, 83, 254.

Elisa Fresta, Giorgio Volpi, Claudio Garino, Claudia Barolo, Rubén D. Costa
Contextualizing yellow light-emitting electrochemical cells based on a blue-emitting imidazo-pyridine emitter
Polyhedron 2018, 140, 129.

Elisa Fresta, Giorgio Volpi, Marco Milanesio, Claudio Garino, Claudia Barolo, Rubén D. Costa
Novel ligands and device designs towards stable light-emitting electrochemical cells based on copper (I) complexes
Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 10469.

Michael D. Weber, Elisa Fresta, Margaux Elie, Matthias E. Miehlich, Jean-Luc Renaud, Karsten Meyer, Sylvain Gaillard, and Rubén D. Costa
Rationalizing fabrication and design towards highly efficient and stable blue light-emitting electrochemical cells based on NHC copper(I) complexes
Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 17, 1707423.

Andreas Kunzmann, Marco Gruber, Rubén Casillas, Erin T. Chernick, Rik R. Tykwinski,* Rubén D. Costa, Dirk M. Guldi
Tuning pentacene based dye-sensitized solar cells
Nanoscale 2018, 10, 8515.

Carmen F Aguiño, Martina Lang, Verónica Fernández-Luna, Marlene Pröschel, Uwe Sonnewald, Pedro B Coto, Rubén D. Costa
Single-Component Biohybrid Light-Emitting Diodes Using a White-Emitting Fused Protein
ACS Omega, 2018, 3, 15829 (invitation).

Oliver Langmar, Carolina R. Ganivet, Tobias Scharl, Gema de la Torre, Tomás Torres, Rubén D. Costa*, and Dirk M. Guldi
Modifying the Semiconductor/Electrolyte Interface in CuO p-Type Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: Optimization of Iodide/Triiodide-Based Electrolytes
ACS Applied Energy Materials 2018, 1, 6388.

Meltem F Aygüler, Bianka MD Puscher, Yu Tong, Thomas Bein, Alexander S Urban, Rubén D. Costa, Pablo Docampo
Light-emitting electrochemical cells based on inorganic metal halide perovskite nanocrystals
J. Physics D: Applied Physics 2018, 51, 334001.

Rubén D. Costa
Bio-materials for Light Management
Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 28, 1802462.

Jasmin Düring, Andreas Kunzmann, Manuela S Killian, Rubén D. Costa, Dirk M. Guldi, Franziska Gröhn
Porphyrins as Multifunctional Interconnects in Networks of ZnO Nanoparticles and their Application in Dye‐Sensitized Solar Cells
ChemPhotoChem 2018, 2, 213.

Oliver Langmar, Carolina R Ganivet, Peter Schol, Tobias Scharl, Gema de la Torre, Tomás Torres, Rubén D. Costa, Dirk M Guldi
Improving charge injection and charge transport in CuO-based p-type DSSCs–a quick and simple precipitation method for small CuO nanoparticles
J. Mater. Chem. C 2018, 6, 5176.

2017

Lukas Niklaus, Samira Tansaz, Haider Dakhil, Marlene Pröschel, Martina Lang, Monika Kostrzewa, Pedro B. Coto, Rainer Detsch, Uwe Sonnewald, Andreas Wierschem, Aldo R. Boccaccini Rubén D. Costa
Micropatterned down-converting coating for white bio-hybrid light-emitting diodes
Adv. Funct. Mater. 2017, 27, 1601792.

Bianka M. D. Puscher, Meltem F. Aygüler, Pablo Docampo, Rubén D. Costa
Unveiling the Dynamic Processes in Hybrid Lead Bromide Perovskite Nanoparticle Thin Film Devices
Adv. Energy Mater. 2017, 7, 1602283.

Markus W. Pfau, Andreas Kunzmann, Doris Segets, Wolfgang Peukert, Gordon G. Wallace, David L. Officer, Timothy Clark, Rubén D. Costa, Dirk M. Guldi
The right nanoparticle size for the right job – designing novel ZnO electrode architectures for efficient dye-sensitized solar cells
J. Mater. Chem A 2017, 5, 7516.

Oliver Langmar, Davide Saccone, Anna Amat, Simona Fantacci, Guido Viscardi, Claudia Barolo, Rubén D. Costa, and Dirk M. Guldi
Designing squaraines to control charge injection and recombination processes in NiO-based dye-sensitized solar cells
ChemSusChem. 2017, 10, 2385.

Jasmin Düringa, Andreas Kunzmanna, Manuela S. Killian, Rubén D. Costa, Dirk M. Guldi, Franziska Gröhn
Porphyrins as multifunctional interconnects in networks of ZnO nanoparticles and their application in dye-sensitized solar cells
ChemPhotoChem 2017, 2, 213.

Michael D. Weber, Marta Viciano-Chumillas, Donatella Armentano, Joan Cano, and Rubén D. Costa
-Hammett parameter: A strategy to enhance both photo- and electro-luminescence features of heteroleptic copper(I) complexes
Dalton Transactions 2017, 46, 6312.

Annkatrin Lennert, Michelle Sternberg, Karsten Meyer, Rubén D. Costa, and Dirk M. Guldi
Iodine-pseudohalogen ionic liquid-based electrolytes for quasi-solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells
ACS Appl. Mater. & Interfaces 2017, 9 , 33437.

Margaux Elie, Michael D. Weber, Florent Di Meo, Fabien Sguerra, Jean-Fransois Lohier, Robert B. Pansu, Jean.-Luc Renaud, Matthieu Hamel, Mathieu Linares, Ruben D. Costa, Sylvain Gaillard
Role of the bridging group in bis‐pyridyl ligands: Enhancing both the photo‐and electroluminescent features of cationic (IPr) CuI complexes
Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 16328.

2016

Johanes T. Margraf, Fabian Lodermeyer, Volker Strauss, Peter Haines, Johanes Walter, Wolfgang Peukert, Ruben D. Costa, Tim Clark, Dirk M. Guldi
Using carbon nanodots as inexpensive and environmentally friendly sensitizers in mesoscopic solar cells
Nanoscale Horiz. 2016, 1, 220.

Lukas Zeininger, Fabian Lodermeyer, Ruben D. Costa, Dirk M. Guldi, Andreas Hirsch
Hydrogen bonding mediated orthogonal and reversible self-assembly of porphyrin sensitizers onto TiO2 nanoparticles
Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 8842.

Andreas Kunzmann, Melanie Stanzel, Wolfgang M. Peukert, Rubén D. Costa, Dirk M. Guldi
Binary indium–zinc oxide photoanodes for efficient dye-sensitized solar cells
Adv. Energy Mater. 2016, 6, 1501075.

Michael D. Weber, Vasilis Nikolaou, Judith E. Wittmann, Anastase P. Angaridis, Giorgos Charalambidis, Christine Stangel, Axel Kahnt, Athanasis G. Coutsolelos, Rubén D. Costa
Benefits of using BODIPY–porphyrin dyads for developing deep-red lighting sources
Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 1602.

Julio Fernández-Cestau, Nora Giménez, Elena Lalinde, Patricia Montaño, M. Teresa Moreno, Sergio Sánchez, Michael D. Weber, Rubén D. Costa
Alkynyl bridged cyclometalated Ir2M2 clusters: Impact of the heterometal in the photo- and electro-luminescent properties
Dalton Transactions 2016, 45, 3251.

Fabian Lodermeyer, Maurizio Prato, Ruben D. Costa, Dirk M. Guldi
Facile and quick preparation of carbon nanohorn-based counter electrodes for efficient dye-sensitized solar cells
Nanoscale 2016, 8, 7556.

Fabian Lodermeyer, Rubén D. Costa, Jenny Malig, Norbert Jux, and Dirk M. Guldi
Benzoporphyrins: selective cosensitization in dye-sensitized solar cells
Eur. J. Chem. 2016, 22, 7851.

Lukas Niklaus, Haider Dakhil, Monika Kostrzewa, Pedro B. Coto, Uwe Sonnewald, Andreas Wierschem, and Rubén D. Costa
Easy and versatile coating approach for long-living white hybrid light-emitting diodes
Materials Horizons 2016, 3, 340.

Michael D. Weber, Claudio Garino, Giorgio Volpi, Enrico Casamassa, Marco Milanesio, Claudia Barolo. Rubén D. Costa
Origin of a counterintuitive yellow light-emitting electrochemical cell based on a blue-emitting heteroleptic copper(I) complex
Dalton Transactions 2016, 45, 8984.

Margaux Elie, Fabien Sguerra, Florent Di Meo, Michael D. Weber, Ronan Marion, Adèle Grimault, Jean-François Lohier, Jean-Luc Renaud, Mathieu Linares, Matthieu Hamel, Rubén D. Costa, Sylvain Gaillard
Designing NHC-Copper(I) dipyridylamine complexes for blue light-emitting electrochemical cells
ACS Applied Mater.& Interfaces 2016, 8, 14678.

Katahrina T. Weber, Kostas Karikis, Michael D. Weber, Asterios Charisiadis, Despina Charitaki, Georgios Charalambidis, Panagiotis Angaridis, Athanassios G. Coutsolelos, Rubén D. Costa
Cunning metal core: Efficiency/stability dilemma in metallated porphyrin based light-emitting electrochemical cells
Dalton Transactions. 2016, 45, 13284 (inside cover).

Michael D. Weber, Judith E. Wittmann, Alexandra Burger, Baris Malcioglu, Javier Segarra-Martí, Andreas Hirsch, Pedro B. Coto, Michel Bockstedte, Rubén D. Costa
From White to Red: Electric-field Dependent Chromaticity of Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells based on Archetypal Porphyrins
Adv. Funct. Mater. 2016, 26, 6736 (highlighted as frontspiece).

Ute Meinhardt, Fabian Lodermeyer, Tobias A. Schaub, Andreas Kunzmann, Pavlo O. Dral, Anna Chiara Sale, Frank Hampel, Dirk M. Guldi, Ruben D. Costa, Milan Kivala
N-Heterotriangulene chromophores with 4-pyridyl anchors for dye-sensitized solar cells
RSC Advances 2016,6, 67372.

Oliver Langmar, Carolina R. Ganivet, Gema de la Torre, Tomás Torres, Rubén D. Costa, Dirk M. Guldi
Optimizing CuO p-type dye-sensitized solar cells by using a comprehensive electrochemical impedance spectroscopic study
Nanoscale 2016, 8, 17963.

2015

Fabian Lodermeyer, Rubén D. Costa, Rubén Casillas, Florian T. U. Kohler, Peter Wasserscheid, Maurizio Prato, Dirk M. Guldi
Carbon nanohorn-based electrolyte for dye-sensitized solar cells
Energy Environ. Sci. 2015, 8, 241.

Alexandra Burger, Rubén D. Costa, Volodymyr Lobaz, Wolfgang Peukert, Dirk M. Guldi, Andreas Hirsch
Layer-by-Layer assemblies of catechol-functionalized TiO2 nanoparticles and porphyrins through electrostatic interactions
Chem. A Eur. J. 2015, 21, 5041.

Oliver Langmar, Carolina R. Ganivet, Annkatrin Lennert, Rubén D. Costa, Gema de la Torre, Tomás Torres, Dirk M. Guldi
Combining electron-accepting phthalocyanines and nanorod-like CuO electrodes for p-type dye-sensitized solar cell
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 7688.

Meltem F. Aygüler, Michael D. Weber, Bianka M. D. Puscher, Dana D. Medina, Pablo Docampo, Rubén D. Costa
Light-emitting electrochemical cells based on hybrid lead halide perovskite nanoparticles
J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119, 12048.

Michael D. Weber, Matthias Adam, Rik R. Tykwinski, Rubén D. Costa
Controlling the chromaticity of small-molecule light-emitting electrochemical cells based on TIPS-pentacene
Adv. Funct. Mater. 2015, 25, 5066.

Michael D. Weber, Lukas Niklaus, Marlene Praeschel, Pedro B. Coto, Uwe Sonnewald, Rubén D. Costa
Bioinspired hybrid white light-emitting diodes
Adv. Mater. 2015, 27, 5493.

Eduardo Anaya-Plaza, Maria Moreno Oliva, Andreas Kunzman, Carlos Romero-Nieto, Rubén D. Costa, Andrés de la Escosura, Dirk M. Guldi, Tomás Torres
Quaternized pyridyloxy phthalocyanines render aqueous electron-donor carbon nanotubes as unprecedented supramolecular materials for energy conversion
Adv. Funct. Mater. 2015, 25, 7418 (inside cover).

2014

Sebastian Feihl, Rubén D. Costa, Wolfgang Brenner, Rubén Casillas, Anne Browa, Norbert Jux, Dirk M. Guldi
Integrating metalloporphycenes into p-type NiO-based dye-sensitized solar cells
Chem. Commun. 2014, 11339.

Fátima García, Rubén D. Costa, Juan Aragó, Henk J. Bolink, Enrique Ortí, Luis Sánchez
Tuning the self-assembly of rectangular amphiphilic cruciforms
Langmuir 2014, 30, 5957.

Rubén Casilla, Fabian Lodermeyer, Rubén D. Costa, Maurizio Prato, Dirk M. Guldi
Substituting TiCl4 – carbon nanohorns interfaces for dye-sensitized solar cells
Adv. Energy Mater. 2014, 4, 1301577 (inside cover).

2013

Rubén D. Costa, Juan Aragó, Enrique Ortí, Ted M. Pappenfus, Kent R. Mann, Katarzyna Matczyszyn, Marek Samoc, José L. Zafra, Juan T. López Navarrete, Juan Casado
Impact of the synergistic collaboration between oligothiophene bridges and ruthenium complexes on the optical properties of dumbbell-shaped compounds
Chem. A Eur. J. 2013, 19, 1476.

Rubén D. Costa, Fabian Werner, Xinjiao Wang, Philipp Grönninger, Sebastian Feihl, Peter Wasserscheid, Susanne Hibler, Radim Beranek, Karsten Meyerr, Dirk M. Guldi
Beneficial effects of liquid crystalline phases in solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells
Adv. Energy Mater. 2013, 3, 657.

Rubén D. Costa, Rubén Casillas, Joan Cano
Does the intramolecular interactions improve the stability of ionic, carbene-based iridium(III) complexes?
J. Phys. Chem. C 2013, 117, 8545.

Rubén D. Costa, Jenny Malig, Wolfgang Brenner, Norbert Jux, Dirk M. Guldi
Electron accepting porphycenes on gaphene
Adv. Mater. 2013, 25, 2600.

Daniel Kiessling, Rubén D. Costa, Georgios Katsukis, Jenny Malig, Fabian Lodermeyer, Sebastian Feihl, Alexandra Roth, Leonie Wibmer, Matthias Kehrer, Michel Volland, Pawel Wagner, Gordon G. Wallace, David L. Officer, Dirk M. Guldi
Novel nanographene / porphyrin hybrids – preparation, characterization, and application in dye-sensitized solar cells
Chem. Sci. 2013, 4, 3085.

Rubén D. Costa, Sebastian Feihl, Axel Kahnt, Sanjeev Gambhir, David L. Officer, Gordon G. Wallace, María Isabel Lucio, María Antonia Herrero, Ester Vázquez, Zois Syrgiannis, Maurizio Prato, Dirk M. Guldi
Carbon nanohorns as integrative materials for efficient dye-sensitized solar cells
Adv. Mater. 2013, 25, 6513.

Wolfgang Brenner, Jenny Malig, Rubén D. Costa, Dirk M. Guldi, Norbert Jux
Poly-ortho-functionalizable tetraarylporphycene platform – synthesis of octacationic derivatives towards the layer-by-layer design of versatile graphene oxide photoelectrodes
Adv. Mater. 2013, 25, 2314.

Edwin C. Constable, Markus Neuburger, Pirmin Rösel, Gabriel E. Schneider, Jennifer A. Zampese, Catherine E. Housecroft, Filippo Monti, Nicola Armaroli, Rubén D. Costa, Enrique Ortí
Ligand-based charge-transfer luminescence in ionic cyclometalated iridium(III) complexes bearing a pyrene-functionalized bipyridine ligand: A joint theoretical and experimental study
Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 885.

Linda Brinkhaus, Georgios Katsukis, Jenny Malig, Rubén D. Costa, Miguel Garcia-Iglesias, Purificación Vázquez, Tomás Torres, Dirk M. Guldi
Tuning the stability of graphene surfaces by phthalocyanine-based oPPV oligomers towards photo- and redoxactive materials
Small 2013, 9, 2348.

Hui Li, Christina Schubert, Pavlo O. Dral, Rubén D. Costa, Andrea La Rosa, Jürg Thüring, Shi-Xia Liu, Chenyi Yi, Salvatore Filippone, Nazario Martín, Silvio Decurtins, Timothy Clark, Dirk M. Guldi
Probing charge transfer in benzodifuran-C60 dumbbell-type electron donor-acceptor conjugates – ground and excited state assays
Chem. Phys. Chem. 2013, 14, 2910 (inside cover).

2012

Florian J. Kessler, Rubén D. Costa, Davide Di Censo, Rosario Scopelliti, Enrique Ortí, Henk J. Bolink, Michael Grätzel, and Md. Khaja Nazeeruddin, Etienne Baranoff
Near-UV to red-emitting charged bis-cyclometallated iridium(III) complexes for light-emitting electrochemical cells
Dalton Transactions 2012, 41, 180.

Daniel Tordera, Sebastian Meier, Martijn Lenes, Rubén D. Costa, Enrique Ortí, Wiebke Sarfert, Henk J. Bolink
Simple, fast, bright and stable light sources
Adv. Mater. 2012, 24, 897 (inside cover).

Nail M. Shavaleev, Filippo Monti, Rubén D. Costa, Rosario Scopelliti, Henk J. Bolink, Enrique Ortí, Gianluca Accorsi, Nicola Armaroli, Etienne Baranoff, Michael Grätzel, Mohammad K. Nazeeruddin
Bright blue phosphorescence from cationic bis-cyclometalated iridium(III) isocyanide complexes
Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 8178.

Sebastian Feihl, Rubén D. Costa, Stephan Pflock, Cordula Schmidt, Jörg Schönamsgruber, Susanne Backes, Andreas Hirsch, Dirk M. Guldi
Nickel oxide nanostructured electrodes towards perylenediimide-based dye-sensitized solar cells
RSC Advances 2012, 2, 11495.

2011

Rubén D. Costa, Enrique Ortí, Daniel Tordera, Antonio Pertegás, Henk J. Bolink, Stefan Graber, Catherine E. Housecroft, Ludmila Sachno, Markus Neuburger, Edwin C. Constable
Stable and efficient solid-state light-emitting electrochemical cells based on a series of hydrophobic iridium complexes
Adv. Energy Mater. 2011, 1, 282 (highlighted in Materials Views).

Rubén D. Costa, Henk J. Bolink, Enrique Ortí, Stefan Graber, Catherine E. Housecroft, Edwin C. Constable
Light-emitting electrochemical cells based on a supramolecularly-caged phenanthroline-based iridium complex
Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 3207.

Rubén D. Costa, Filippo Monti, Gianluca Accorsi, Andrea Barbieri, Henk J. Bolink, Enrique Ortí, Nicola Armaroli
Photophysical properties of charged cyclometalated Ir(III) complexes: A joint theoretical and experimental study
Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 7229.

Rubén D. Costa, Daniel Tordera, Enrique Ortí, Henk J. Bolink, Jonas Schönle, Stefan Graber, Catherine E. Housecroft, Edwin C. Constable, Jennifer A. Zampese
Copper(I) complexes for sustainable light-emitting electrochemical cells
J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 16108.

2010

Javier Pitarch, M. Paz Clares, Raquel Belda, Rubén Costa, Pilar Navarro, Enrique Ortí, Conxa Soriano, and Enrique García-España
Zn(II)-coordination and fluorescence studies of a new polyazamacrocycle incorporating 1H-pyrazole and naphthalene units
Dalton Transactions 2010, 39, 774.

Rubén D. Costa, Antonio Pertegás, Enrique Ortí, Henk J. Bolink
Improving the turn-on time of light-emitting electrochemical cells without sacrificing their stability
Chem. Mater. 2010, 22, 1288.

Rubén D. Costa, Enrique Ortí, Henk J. Bolink, Stefan Graber, Catherine E. Housecroft, Edwin C. Constable
Efficient and long-living light-emitting electrochemical cell
Adv. Funct. Mater. 2010, 20, 1511.

Rubén D. Costa, Henk J. Bolink, Enrique Ortí, Stefan Graber, Markus Neuburger, Catherine E. Housecroft, Edwin C. Constable
Intramolecular π-π stacking in a phenylpyrazole based iridium complex and its use in light-emitting electrochemical cells
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 5978.

Rubén D. Costa, Gustavo Fernández, Luis Sánchez, Nazario Martín, Enrique Ortí, Henk J. Bolink
Dumbbell-shaped dinuclear iridium complexes and their application to light-emitting electrochemical cells
Chem. A Eur. J. 2010, 16, 9855.

2009

Henk J. Bolink, Eugenio Coronado, Rubén D. Costa, Pablo Gaviña, Enrique Ortí, Sergio Tatay (alphabetic order)
Deep-red-emitting electrochemical cell based on heteroleptic bis-chelated Ru(II) complexes
Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 3907.

Rubén D. Costa, Enrique Ortí, Henk J. Bolink, Stefan Graber, Catherine E. Housecroft, Markus Neuburger, Edwin C. Constable
Two are not always better than one: ligand optimisation for long-living light-emitting electrochemical cells
Chem. Commun. 2009, 2029.

Rubén D. Costa, Pedro M. Viruela, Henk J. Bolink, Enrique Ortí
Lowest triplet excited states of a novel heteroleptic iridium(III) complex and their role in the emission colour
J. Mol. Struc.: THEOCHEM 2009, 912, 21.

Rubén D. Costa, Francisco J. Céspedes-Guirao, Enrique Ortí, Henk J. Bolink, Johannes Gierschner, Fernando Fernández-Lázaro, Angela Sastre-Santos
Efficient deep-red light-emitting electrochemical cells based on a perylenediimide-iridium-complex dyad
Chem. Commun. 2009, 3886.

Rubén D. Costa, Francisco J. Céspedes-Guirao, Henk J. Bolink, Fernando Fernández-Lázaro, Angela Sastre-Santos, Enrique Ortí, Johannes Gierschner
A deep red-emitting perylenediimide-iridium-complex dyad: following the photophysical deactivation pathways
J. Phys. Chem. C 2009, 113, 19292.

Rubén D. Costa, Enrique Ortí, Henk J. Bolink, Stefan Graber, Silvia Schaffner, Markus Neuburger, Catherine E. Housecroft, Edwin C. Constable
Archetype cationic iridium complexes and their use in solid-state light-emitting electrochemical cells
Adv. Funct. Mater. 2009, 19, 3456.

J José Lorenzo Rodríguez-Redondo, Rubén D. Costa, Angela Sastre-Santos, Fernando Fernández-Lázaro, Enrique Ortí and Henk J. Bolink
Red light emitting electrochemical cell using a polypyridyl iridium (III) polymer
Dalton Transactions 2009, 9787.

2008

Henk J. Bolink, Eugenio Coronado, Rubén D. Costa, Enrique Ortí, Michele Sessolo, Stefan Graber, Kevin Doyle, Markus Neuburger,Catherine E. Housecroft, Edwin C. Constable (alphabetic order, inside cover)
Long-living light-emitting electrochemical cells – control through supramolecular interactions
Adv. Mater. 2008, 20, 3910.

Henk J. Bolink, Eugenio Coronado, Rubén D. Costa, Nora Lardiés, Enrique Ortí (alphabetic order)
Near-quantitative internal quantum efficiency in a light-emitting electrochemical cell
Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 9149.

Henk. J. Bolink, Eva Barea, Rubén D. Costa, Eugenio Coronado, Sundarraj Sudhakar, Changgua Zhen and Alan Sellinger (alphabetic order)
Efficient blue emitting organic light emitting diodes based on fluorescent solution processable cyclic phosphazenes
Organic Electronics 2008, 9, 155.

Eliseo Ruiz, Thomas Cauchy, Joan Cano, Rubén Costa, Javier Tercero, Santiago Álvarez
Magnetic structure of the large-Spin Mn10 and Mn19 complexes: A theoretical complement to an experimental milestone
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 7420.

Felipe Reviriego, Pilar Navarro, Enrique García-España, M. Teresa Albelda, Juan C. Frías, Antonio Domènech, Maria J. R. Yunta, Rubén Costa, and Enrique Ortí
Diazatetraester 1H-Pyrazole Crowns as fluorescent chemosensors for AMPH, METH, MDMA (Ecstasy), and dopamine
Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 5099.

Stefan Graber, Kevin Doyle, Markus Neuburger, Catherine E. Housecroft, Edwin C. Constable, Rubén D. Costa, Enrique Ortí, and Henk J. Bolink
A supramolecularly-caged ionic iridium(III) complex yielding bright and very stable solid-state light-emitting electrochemical cells
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 14944.

2007

Henk J. Bolink, Luca Cappelli, Silvia Cheylan, Eugenio Coronado, Rubén D. Costa, Nora Lardiés, Md. K. Nazeeruddin, Enrique Ortí (alphabetic order)
Origin and implications of the large spectral shift in electroluminescence observed in a blue light-emitting cationic iridium (III) complex
J. Mat. Chem. 2007, 17, 5032.

Joan Cano, Rubén Costa, Santiago Alvarez, Eliseo Ruiz
Theoretical study of the magnetics properties of a Mn12 single- molecule magnet with a loop structure: the role of the next-nearest neighbor interactions
J. Chem. Theo. Comp. 2007, 3, 782.

2006

Henk J. Bolink, Luca Cappelli, Eugenio Coronado, Michael Grätzel, Enrique Ortí, Rubén D. Costa, Pedro M. Viruela, Md. K. Nazeeruddin (alphabetic order)
Stable single-layer light-emitting electrochemical cell using 4,7-diphenyl-1,10-phenanthroline-bis(2-phenylpyridine)iridium(III) hexafluorophosphate
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 14786.

Patente

2019

Anna Espasa, Juan Pedro Fernández, Rubén D. Costa
Stable high-power bio-hybrid light-emitting diodes
Priority date: 29/05/2019
International publication number: EP19382428.1.

2017

Alfonso Monreal, Juan J. Vilatela, Rubén D. Costa
Carbon nanotube-based membrane for solar cells
Priority date: 23/10/2017
International publication number: EP17382704.9

Carmen Fernández, Rubén D. Costa
Long-living biohybrid light-emitting diodes
Priority date: 11/12/2017
International publication number: PCT/EP2018/084356; WO 2019/115525

2015

Meltem F. Aygüler, Michael D. Weber, Pablo Docampo, Rubén D. Costa
Light-emitting electrochemical cell based on perovskite nanoparticles or quantum dots
Priority date: 02/02/2015
International publication number: WO2016124555A1; PCT/EP2016/052103

Michael D. Weber, Lukas Niklaus, Marlene Praeschel, Pedro B. Coto, Uwe Sonnewald, Rubén D. Costa
Rubber-like like material for the optimization proteins and its use in lighting, diagnosis, and biocatalysis
Priority date: 12/08/2015
International publication number: WO2016203028A1; PCT/EP2016/064097
International publication number EP: EP 15173026.4 12/08/2015
International publication number Japan: JP2018521125A 02/08/2018
International publication number Korea: KR20180032568A 30/03/2018
International publication number China: CN108028302A 11/05/2018
International publication number US: US20180171032A1 21/06/2018

Reviews, Bücher und Buchkapitel

2021

Luca M Cavinato, Elisa Fresta, Sara Ferrara, Rubén D. Costa
Merging Biology and Photovoltaics: How Nature Helps Sun‐Catching
Adv. Ener. Mater, 2021, DOI:10.1002/aenm.202100520.

2020

Elisa Fresta and Rubén D. Costa
Applications on Light Emitting Electrochemical Cells (LEECs)
Springer Handbook of Inorganic Photochemistry – Prof. E. Zysman-Colman, 2020 (in press).

Elisa Fresta and Rubén D. Costa
Advances and Challenges in White Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells
Adv. Funct. Mater. 2020, 1908176.

Jean-Luc Renaud, Sylvain Gaillard, Gilbert Umuhire Mahoro, Rubén D. Costa, Julio Fernandez-Cestau, Pedro Coto
Recent advances in solid-state lighting devices using transition metal complexes exhibiting thermally activated delayed fluorescent emission mechanism
Adv. Opt. Mater. 2020, 8, 2000260

2019

Rubén D. Costa
El elemento Curio (Invited for the Special Issue Int. Year of the Periodic Table)
An. Quím., 2019, 115, 158.

Maria Bidikoudi, Alfonso Monreal, Rubén D. Costa
Carbon Nanotubes for solar energy conversion
Carbon Based Nanomaterials for Advanced Thermal and Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversions – Prof. Etacheri (Wiley-VCH), 2019 (Chapter 9,
Carbon Nanotubes in hybrid photovoltaics: Dye-sensitized solar cells and perovskite solar cells, p. 201-239.

B. Pashaei, S. Karimi, H. Shahroosvand, P. Abbasi, M. Pilkington, A. Bartolotta, E. Fresta, J. Fernandez-Cestau, R. D. Costa, and F. Bonaccorso
Polypyridyl Ligands as a Versatile Platform for Solid-State Light-Emitting Devices
Chem. Soc. Rev. 2019 48, 5033.

2018

Verónica Fernández-Luna, Pedro B. Coto, R. D. Costa
When fluorescent proteins meet white light-emitting diodes
Angew. Chem., In. Ed. 2018, 57, 8826.

Elisa Fresta, Verónica Fernández-Luna, Pedro B. Coto, Rubén D. Costa
Merging Biology and Solid‐State Lighting: Recent Advances in Light‐Emitting Diodes Based on Biological Materials
Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 28, 1707011.

Maria Bidikoudi, Elisa Fresta, Rubén D. Costa
White-emitting perovskite based lighting devices
Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 8150.

2017

Rubén D. Costa
Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells: concepts, advances and challenges Springer http://www.springer.com/de/book/9783319586120

Fabian Lodermeyer, Rubén D. Costa, Dirk M. Guldi
Implementation of single-walled carbon nanohorns into solar cell schemes
Adv. Energy Mater. 2017, 24, 1601883 (invitation)

Fabian Lodermeyer, Rubén D. Costa, Dirk M. Guldi
Single-walled carbon nanohorns based dye-sensitized solar cell
ECS J. Solid State Sci. Tech. 2017, 6, M3140-M3147 (invitation)

2016

Michael D. Weber, Rubén D. Costa
Designing the third generation of light-emitting electrochemical cells
Module in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering of Elsevier, 2016, DOI:10.1016/B978-0-12-409547-2.11444-1 (invitation)

2014

Rubén D. Costa, Fabian Lodermeyer, Rubén Casilla, Dirk M. Guldi
Recent advances of multifunctional nanocarbons used in dye-sensitized solar cells
Energy Environ. Sci. 2014, 7, 1281.

Rubén D. Costa, Dirk M. Guldi
Carbon nanomaterials as integrative components in dye-sensitized solar cells
Nanocarbon-Inorganic Hybrids – Prof. Eder & Prof. Schlögl (Wiley-VCH), 2014, 475.

2013

Dirk M. Guldi, Rubén D. Costa
Nanocarbon hybrids: The paradigm of nanoscale self-ordering / self-assembling by means of charge transfer / doping interactions
J. Phys. Chem. Letters 2013, 4, 1489.

2012

Rubén D. Costa, Filippo Monti, Henk J. Bolink, Enrique Ortí, Gianluca Accorsi, Nicola Armaroli
Luminiscent ionic transition-metal complexes for light-emitting electrochemical cells
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 8178.

Rubén D. Costa
Design of novel iridium complexes to obtain stable and efficient light-emitting electrochemical cells
Molecules at Work – Self-assembly, Nanomaterials, Molecular Machinery – Prof. Pignataro (Wiley-VCH) 2012, 339.

2011

Rubén D. Costa, Enrique Ortí, Henk J. Bolink
Recent advances in light-emitting electrochemical cells
Pure and Applied Chemistry 2011, 83, 2115.

Beitrag in Fachzeitschrift ohne peer-review

2017

Rubén D. Costa
Quantum dots, fluorescent proteins vie for supremacy
Photonics 2017, July, 42. (submitted by invitation)
https://www.photonics.com/a62068/Quantum_Dots_Fluorescent_Proteins_Vie_for

2016

Lukas Niklaus, Michael Weber, Marlene Pröschel, Pedro B. Coto, Uwe Sonnewald, Rubén D. Costa
White hybrid light-emitting diodes: A plausible solution for commercialization and health issues
LED Professional 2016, May, 3 (submitted by invitation)
https://www.led-professional.com/resources-1/articles/white-hybrid-light-emitting-diodes-a-plausible-solution-for-commercialization-and-health-issues-by-the-institute-for-theoretical-physics-the-departement-of-biology-and-the-departement-of-chemistry-and-pharmacy

Lukas Niklaus, Katharina Weber, Uwe Sonnewald, Rubén D. Costa
A perspective of bio-hybrid light-emitting diodes based on rubber-like down-converting coatings
LED Professional 2016, December, (in press, submitted by invitation)
https://www.led-professional.com/resources-1/articles/the-perspective-of-bio-hybrid-white-light-emitting-diodes-based-on-rubber-like-down-converting-coatings

Lukas Niklaus, Katharina Weber, Uwe Sonnewald, Rubén D. Costa
Erste Schritte zum Bio-Display: LED-Hinterleuchtung und Farbfilter aus Proteinen
Elektroniknet Displays 2016, November, 10 (submitted by invitation)
http://www.elektroniknet.de/elektronik/optoelektronik/led-hinterleuchtung-und-farbfilter-aus-proteinen-135879.html

2015

Lukas Niklaus, Michael Weber, Marlene Pröschel, Pedro B. Coto, Uwe Sonnewald, Rubén D. Costa
Impulse aus den Forschungsfeld hybrider Weißlicht LEDs: Nicht mehr weit bis zur kommerziellen Anwendung
Elektronik 2015, 25, 21 (submitted by invitation)
http://www.elektroniknet.de/elektronik/optoelektronik/erstmals-fluoreszenzproteine-fuer-led-beschichtung-eingesetzt-122790.html

Proceedings

2020

Elisa Fresta and Rubén D. Costa
Recent advances in sustainable white light-emitting electrochemical cells
Proceedings Volume 11365, Organic Electronics and Photonics: Fundamentals and Devices II; 2020, 1136504

2018

Elena Serrano, Angel Sepulveda, Elena Lalinde, Jesus Berenguer, Ruben Costa, Javier Garcia Martinez
Hybrid titania-based multilayered photoelectrode for superior low temperature dye-sensitized solar cells
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 2018, 256, 1155.

2010

Rubén D. Costa, Henk J. Bolink, Enrique Ortí, Stefan Graber, Markus Neuburger, Catherine E. Housecroft, Edwin C. Constable
Long-Living emitting electrochemical cells based on supramolecular  interactions
Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 2010, 1197-D04-32

Rubén D. Costa, A. Pertegás, D. Tordera, M. Lenes, H. J. Bolink, E. Ortí, S. Graber, M. Neuburger, C. E. Housecroft, E. C. Constable
Stable and efficient light emitting electrochemical cells
Nanotech Conference & Expo 2010, 2, 49

2008
Henk J. Bolink, Eugenio Coronado, Rubén D. Costa, Nora Lardiés, Md. K. Nazeeruddin, Enrique Ortí
Unexpected large spectral shift from blue to green region in a light-emitting electrochemical cells
Proc. SPIE 2008, 6999, 69992L-1.

2009

Rubén D. Costa, Henk J. Bolink, Enrique Ortí, Michele Sessolo, Stefan Graber, Kevin Doyle, Markus Neuburger, Catherine E. Housecroft, Edwin C. Constable
Single molecule solid state light emitting electrochemical cells with lifetimes superior to 3000 hours
Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 2009, 1114-G12-19

2007

Henk Bolink, Luca Cappelli, Eugenio Coronado, Ruben D. Costa, Michael Grätzel, Md. K. Nazeeruddin, Enrique Ortí, Pedro M. Viruela
Improved stability of solid state light emitting electrochemical cells consisting of ruthenium and iridium complexes
Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 2007, 0965-S03-04

Kontakt

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Leitung

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