Journal Articles


(62) Z. Sabzevari, R. Sahraei*, N. N. Jawhar, A. F. Yazici, E. Mutlugun*, E. Soheyli*, ‘Long-time stable colloidal Zn–Ag–In–S quantum dots with tunable midgap-involved emission’, Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 129, no. 6, p. 063107, 2021, doi: 10.1063/5.0038696.

(61) F. K. Kharabaneh, E. Ghavidel, E. Soheyli*, A. F. Yazici, N. N. Jawhar, E. Mutlugun*, R. Sahraei*, ‘Rational design of chemical bath deposition technique for successful preparation of Mn-doped CdS nanostructured thin films with controlled optical properties’, Ceramics International, vol. 47, no. 4, pp. 5523–5533, 2021, doi: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2020.10.136.


(60) P. Xu, A. F. Yazici, T. Erdem, H. N. W. Lekkerkerker, E. Mutlugun, E. Eiser, ‘Osmotic-Pressure-Induced Nematic Ordering in Suspensions of Laponite and Carboxy Methyl Cellulose’, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 124, no. 42, pp. 9475–9481, 2020, doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.0c06674.

(59) H. Usta, D. Alimli, R. Ozdemir, E. Tekin, F. Alkan, R. Kacar, A. G. Altas, S. Dabak, A. G. Gürek, E. Mutlugun, A. F. Yazici, A. Can, ‘A hybridized local and charge transfer excited state for solution-processed non-doped green electroluminescence based on oligo(p-phenyleneethynylene)’, J. Mater. Chem. C, vol. 8, no. 24, pp. 8047–8060, 2020, doi: 10.1039/D0TC01266A.

(58) B. Liu, Y. Altintas, L. Wang, S. Shendre, M. Sharma, H. Sun, E. Mutlugun*, H. V. Demir*, ‘Record High External Quantum Efficiency of 19.2% Achieved in Light‐Emitting Diodes of Colloidal Quantum Wells Enabled by Hot‐Injection Shell Growth’, Advanced Materials, vol. 32, no. 8, p. 1905824, 2020, doi: 10.1002/adma.201905824.

(57) N. B. Kiremitler, I. Torun, Y. Altintas, J. Patarroyo, H. V. Demir*, V. F. Puntes*, E. Mutlugun*, M. S. Onses*, ‘Writing chemical patterns using electrospun fibers as nanoscale inkpots for directed assembly of colloidal nanocrystals’, Nanoscale, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 895–903, 2020, doi: 10.1039/C9NR08056B.

(56) N. N. Jawhar, E. Soheyli*, A. F. Yazici, E. Mutlugun*, R. Sahraei*, ‘Preparation of highly emissive and reproducible Cu–In–S/ZnS core/shell quantum dots with a mid-gap emission character’, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol. 824, p. 153906, 2020, doi: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2020.153906.

(55) T. Erdem, L. Yang, P. Xu, Y. Altintas, T. O’Neil, A. Caciagli, C. Ducati, E. Mutlugun, O. A. Scherman, E. Eiser, ‘Transparent Films Made of Highly Scattering Particles’, Langmuir, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 911–918, 2020, doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.9b01014.

(54) Y. Altintas, I. Torun, A. F. Yazici, E. Beskazak, T. Erdem, M. Serdar Onses*, E. Mutlugun*, ‘Multiplexed patterning of cesium lead halide perovskite nanocrystals by additive jet printing for efficient white light generation’, Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 380, p. 122493, 2020, doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2019.122493.

(53) Y. Altintas, B. Liu, P. L. Hernández-Martínez, N. Gheshlaghi, F. Shabani, M. Sharma, L. Wang, H. Sun, E. Mutlugun*, H. V. Demir*, ‘Spectrally Wide-Range-Tunable, Efficient, and Bright Colloidal Light-Emitting Diodes of Quasi-2D Nanoplatelets Enabled by Engineered Alloyed Heterostructures’, Chemistry of Materials, vol. 32, no. 18, pp. 7874–7883, 2020, doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.0c02630.

(52) E. Akman, Y. Altintas, M. Gulen, M. Yilmaz, E. Mutlugun, S. Sonmezoglu, ‘Improving performance and stability in quantum dot-sensitized solar cell through single layer graphene/Cu2S nanocomposite counter electrode’, Renewable Energy, vol. 145, pp. 2192–2200, 2020, doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2019.07.150.


(51) I. Torun, Y. Altintas, A. F. Yazici, E. Mutlugun*, M. S. Onses*, ‘Solid-State Encapsulation and Color Tuning in Films of Cesium Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals for White Light Generation’, ACS Applied Nano Materials, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 1185–1193, 2019, doi: 10.1021/acsanm.8b02030.

(50) Y. Altintas, U. Quliyeva, K. Gungor, O. Erdem, Y. Kelestemur, E. Mutlugun, M. V. Kovalenko, H. V. Demir, ‘Highly Stable, Near-Unity Efficiency Atomically Flat Semiconductor Nanocrystals of CdSe/ZnS Hetero-Nanoplatelets Enabled by ZnS-Shell Hot-Injection Growth’, Small, vol. 15, no. 8, p. 1804854, 2019, doi: 10.1002/smll.201804854.

(49) Y. Altintas, K. Gungor, Y. Gao, M. Sak, U. Quliyeva, G. Bappi, E. Mutlugun*, E. H. Sargent*, H. V. Demir*, ‘Giant Alloyed Hot Injection Shells Enable Ultralow Optical Gain Threshold in Colloidal Quantum Wells’, ACS Nano, vol. 13, no. 9, pp. 10662–10670, 2019, doi: 10.1021/acsnano.9b04967.

(48) S. Akin, Y. Altintas, E. Mutlugun, S. Sonmezoglu, ‘Cesium lead based inorganic perovskite quantum-dots as interfacial layer for highly stable perovskite solar cells with exceeding 21% efficiency’, Nano Energy, vol. 60, pp. 557–566, 2019, doi: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2019.03.091.


(47) Y. Altıntas, N. B. Kiremitler, S. Genç, M. S. Onses, E. Mutlugun*, ‘FRET enabled light harvesting within quantum dot loaded nanofibers’, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, vol. 51, no. 6, p. 065111, 2018, doi: 10.1088/1361-6463/aaa55a.


(46) S. Genc, M. Uguz, O. Yilmaz, E. Mutlugun*, ‘Rec.2100 color gamut revelation using spectrally ultranarrow emitters’, Optical Engineering, vol. 56, no. 11, p. 1, 2017, doi: 10.1117/1.OE.56.11.115106.

(45) Y. Altıntas, M. Y. Talpur, E. Mutlugun*, ‘The effect of ligand chain length on the optical properties of alloyed core-shell InPZnS/ZnS quantum dots’, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol. 711, pp. 335–341, 2017, doi: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2017.03.326.

(44) Y. Altıntas, M. Y. Talpur, E. Mutlugun*, ‘Efficient Förster Resonance Energy Transfer Donors of In(Zn)P/ZnS Quantum Dots’, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 121, no. 5, pp. 3034–3043, 2017, doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b09978.

(43) Y. Altintas, M. Y. Talpur, E. Mutlugun*, ‘Cd-free quantum dot pellets for efficient white light generation’, Optics Express, vol. 25, no. 23, p. 28371, 2017, doi: 10.1364/OE.25.028371.

(42) Y. Altintas, A. Faruk Yazici, M. Unlu, S. Dadi, S. Genc, E. Mutlugun*, ‘Excitonic interaction amongst InP/ZnS salt pellets’, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, vol. 5, no. 29, pp. 7328–7336, 2017, doi: 10.1039/C7TC01827D.


(41) B. Peng, X. Lu, S. Chen, C. H. A. Huan, Q. Xiong, E. Mutlugun, H. V. Demir, S. F. Yu, ‘Exciton dynamics in luminescent carbon nanodots: Electron–hole exchange interaction’, Nano Research, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 549–559, 2016, doi: 10.1007/s12274-015-0936-2.

(40) Y. Altıntas, M. Y. Talpur, M. Ünlü, E. Mutlugun*, ‘Highly Efficient Cd-Free Alloyed Core/Shell Quantum Dots with Optimized Precursor Concentrations’, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 120, no. 14, pp. 7885–7892, 2016, doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b01977.

(39) Y. Altintas, S. Genc, M. Y. Talpur, E. Mutlugun*, ‘CdSe/ZnS quantum dot films for high performance flexible lighting and display applications’, Nanotechnology, vol. 27, no. 29, p. 295604, 2016, doi: 10.1088/0957-4484/27/29/295604.


(38) X. Yang, P. L. Hernandez-Martinez, C. Dang, E. Mutlugun, K. Zhang, H. V. Demir, X. W. Sun, ‘Electroluminescence Efficiency Enhancement in Quantum Dot Light-Emitting Diodes by Embedding a Silver Nanoisland Layer’, Advanced Optical Materials, vol. 3, no. 10, pp. 1439–1445, 2015, doi: 10.1002/adom.201500172.

(37) M. Ozdemir, S. Genc, R. Ozdemir, Y. Altintas, M. Citir, U. Sen, E. Mutlugun*, H. Usta*, ‘Trans–cis isomerization assisted synthesis of solution-processable yellow fluorescent maleic anhydrides for white-light generation’, Synthetic Metals, vol. 210, pp. 192–200, 2015, doi: 10.1016/j.synthmet.2015.09.027.

(36) Y. Gao, V. D. Ta, X. Zhao, Y. Wang, R. Chen, E. Mutlugun, K. E. Fong, S. T. Tan, C. Dang, X. W. Sun, H. Sun, H. V. Demir, ‘Observation of polarized gain from aligned colloidal nanorods’, Nanoscale, vol. 7, no. 15, pp. 6481–6486, 2015, doi: 10.1039/C4NR07395A.


(35) S. V. Zhukovsky, T. Ozel, E. Mutlugun, N. Gaponik, A. Eychmuller, A. V. Lavrinenko, H. V. Demir, S. V. Gaponenko, ‘Hyperbolic metamaterials based on quantum-dot plasmon-resonator nanocomposites’, Optics Express, vol. 22, no. 15, p. 18290, 2014, doi: 10.1364/OE.22.018290.

(34) Y. Zhao, J. Zhang, S. Liu, Y. Gao, X. Yang, K. S. Leck, A. P. Abiyasa, Y. Divayana, E. Mutlugun, S. T. Tan, Q. Xiong, H. V. Demir, X. W. Sun, ‘Transition metal oxides on organic semiconductors’, Organic Electronics, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 871–877, 2014, doi: 10.1016/j.orgel.2014.01.011.

(33) X. Yang, E. Mutlugun, Y. Zhao, Y. Gao, K. S. Leck, Y. Ma, L. Ke, S. T. Tan, H. V. Demir, X. W. Sun, ‘Solution Processed Tungsten Oxide Interfacial Layer for Efficient Hole-Injection in Quantum Dot Light-Emitting Diodes’, Small, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 247–252, 2014, doi: 10.1002/smll.201301199.

(32) X. Yang, E. Mutlugun, C. Dang, K. Dev, Y. Gao, S. T. Tan, X. W. Sun, H. V. Demir, ‘Highly Flexible, Electrically Driven, Top-Emitting, Quantum Dot Light-Emitting Stickers’, ACS Nano, vol. 8, no. 8, pp. 8224–8231, 2014, doi: 10.1021/nn502588k.

(31) X. Yang, Y. Ma, E. Mutlugun, Y. Zhao, K. S. Leck, S. T. Tan, H. V. Demir, Q. Zhang, H. Du, X. W. Sun, ‘Stable, Efficient, and All-Solution-Processed Quantum Dot Light-Emitting Diodes with Double-Sided Metal Oxide Nanoparticle Charge Transport Layers’, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 495–499, 2014, doi: 10.1021/am404540z.

(30) X. Yang, K. Dev, J. Wang, E. Mutlugun, C. Dang, Y. Zhao, S. Liu, Y. Tang, S. T. Tan, X. W. Sun, H. V. Demir, ‘Light Extraction Efficiency Enhancement of Colloidal Quantum Dot Light-Emitting Diodes Using Large-Scale Nanopillar Arrays’, Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 24, no. 38, pp. 5977–5984, 2014, doi: 10.1002/adfm.201400190.

(29) Y. Wang, V. D. Ta, Y. Gao, T. C. He, R. Chen, E. Mutlugun, H. V. Demir, H. D. Sun, ‘Stimulated Emission and Lasing from CdSe/CdS/ZnS Core-Multi-Shell Quantum Dots by Simultaneous Three-Photon Absorption’, Advanced Materials, vol. 26, no. 18, pp. 2954–2961, 2014, doi: 10.1002/adma.201305125.

(28) B. Peng, Z. Li, E. Mutlugun, P. L. Hernández Martínez, D. Li, Q. Zhang, Y. Gao, H. V. Demir, Q. Xiong, ‘Quantum dots on vertically aligned gold nanorod monolayer: plasmon enhanced fluorescence’, Nanoscale, vol. 6, no. 11, pp. 5592–5598, 2014, doi: 10.1039/C3NR06341K.

(27) E. Mutlugun, B. Guzelturk, A. P. Abiyasa, Y. Gao, X. W. Sun, H. V. Demir, ‘Colloidal Quantum Dot Light-Emitting Diodes Employing Phosphorescent Small Organic Molecules as Efficient Exciton Harvesters’, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, vol. 5, no. 16, pp. 2802–2807, 2014, doi: 10.1021/jz5012669.

(26) B. Guilhabert, C. Foucher, A.-M. Haughey, E. Mutlugun, Y. Gao, J. Herrnsdorf, H. D. Sun, H. V. Demir, M. D. Dawson, N. Laurand, ‘Nanosecond colloidal quantum dot lasers for sensing’, Optics Express, vol. 22, no. 6, p. 7308, 2014, doi: 10.1364/OE.22.007308.


(25) Y. Zhao, R. Chen, Y. Gao, K. S. Leck, X. Yang, S. Liu, A. P. Abiyasa, Y. Divayana, E. Mutlugun, S. T. Tan, H. Sun, H. V. Demir, X. W. Sun, ‘AC-driven, color- and brightness-tunable organic light-emitting diodes constructed from an electron only device’, Organic Electronics, vol. 14, no. 12, pp. 3195–3200, 2013, doi: 10.1016/j.orgel.2013.09.028.

(24) U. O. Safak Seker, E. Mutlugun, P. L. Hernandez-Martinez, V. K. Sharma, V. Lesnyak, N. Gaponik, A. Eychmüller, H. V. Demir, ‘Bio-nanohybrids of quantum dots and photoproteins facilitating strong nonradiative energy transfer’, Nanoscale, vol. 5, no. 15, p. 7034, 2013, doi: 10.1039/c3nr01417g.

(23) T. Ozel, P. L. Hernandez-Martinez, E. Mutlugun, O. Akin, S. Nizamoglu, I. O. Ozel, Q. Zhang, Q. Xiong, H. V. Demir, ‘Observation of Selective Plasmon-Exciton Coupling in Nonradiative Energy Transfer: Donor-Selective versus Acceptor-Selective Plexcitons’, Nano Letters, vol. 13, no. 7, pp. 3065–3072, 2013, doi: 10.1021/nl4009106.

(22) K. S. Leck, Y. Divayana, D. Zhao, X. Yang, A. P. Abiyasa, E. Mutlugun, Y. Gao, S. Liu, S. T. Tan, X. W. Sun, H. V. Demir, ‘Quantum Dot Light-Emitting Diode with Quantum Dots Inside the Hole Transporting Layers’, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, vol. 5, no. 14, pp. 6535–6540, 2013, doi: 10.1021/am400903c.

(21) A. F. Cihan, P. L. Hernandez Martinez, Y. Kelestemur, E. Mutlugun, H. V. Demir, ‘Observation of Biexcitons in Nanocrystal Solids in the Presence of Photocharging’, ACS Nano, vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 4799–4809, 2013, doi: 10.1021/nn305259g.

(20) S. Akhavan, K. Gungor, E. Mutlugun, H. V. Demir, ‘Plasmonic light-sensitive skins of nanocrystal monolayers’, Nanotechnology, vol. 24, no. 15, p. 155201, 2013, doi: 10.1088/0957-4484/24/15/155201.


(19) S. Nizamoglu, P. Ludwig Hernández-Martínez, E. Mutlugun, D. Ugur Karatay, H. Volkan Demir, ‘Excitonic enhancement of nonradiative energy transfer from a quantum well in the optical near field of energy gradient quantum dots’, Applied Physics Letters, vol. 100, no. 24, p. 241109, 2012, doi: 10.1063/1.4724109.

(18) E. Mutlugun, P. L. Hernandez-Martinez, C. Eroglu, Y. Coskun, T. Erdem, V. K. Sharma, E. Unal, S. K. Panda, S. G. Hickey, N. Gaponik, A. Eychmüller, H. V. Demir, ‘Large-Area (over 50 cm × 50 cm) Freestanding Films of Colloidal InP/ZnS Quantum Dots’, Nano Letters, vol. 12, no. 8, pp. 3986–3993, 2012, doi: 10.1021/nl301198k.


(17) N. K. Perkgoz, R. S. Toru, E. Unal, M. A. Sefunc, S. Tek, E. Mutlugun, I. M. Soganci, H. Celiker, G. Celiker, H. V. Demir, ‘Photocatalytic hybrid nanocomposites of metal oxide nanoparticles enhanced towards the visible spectral range’, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, vol. 105, no. 1–2, pp. 77–85, 2011, doi: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2011.03.037.

(16) T. Ozel, S. Nizamoglu, M. A. Sefunc, O. Samarskaya, I. O. Ozel, E. Mutlugun, V. Lesnyak, N. Gaponik, A. Eychmuller, S. V. Gaponenko, H. V. Demir, ‘Anisotropic Emission from Multilayered Plasmon Resonator Nanocomposites of Isotropic Semiconductor Quantum Dots’, ACS Nano, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 1328–1334, 2011, doi: 10.1021/nn1030324.

(15) H. V. Demir, U. O. S. Seker, G. Zengin, E. Mutlugun, E. Sari, C. Tamerler, M. Sarikaya, ‘Spatially Selective Assembly of Quantum Dot Light Emitters in an LED Using Engineered Peptides’, ACS Nano, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 2735–2741, 2011, doi: 10.1021/nn103127v.

(14) H. V. Demir, S. Nizamoglu, T. Erdem, E. Mutlugun, N. Gaponik, A. Eychmüller, ‘Quantum dot integrated LEDs using photonic and excitonic color conversion’, Nano Today, vol. 6, no. 6, pp. 632–647, 2011, doi: 10.1016/j.nantod.2011.10.006.


(13) E. Mutlugun, O. Samarskaya, T. Ozel, N. Cicek, N. Gaponik, A. Eychmüller, H. V. Demir, ‘Highly efficient nonradiative energy transfer mediated light harvesting in water using aqueous CdTe quantum dot antennas’, Optics Express, vol. 18, no. 10, p. 10720, 2010, doi: 10.1364/OE.18.010720.

(12) B. Güzeltürk, E. Mutlugun, X. Wang, K. L. Pey, H. V. Demir, ‘Photovoltaic nanopillar radial junction diode architecture enhanced by integrating semiconductor quantum dot nanocrystals as light harvesters’, Applied Physics Letters, vol. 97, no. 9, p. 093111, 2010, doi: 10.1063/1.3485294.


(11) E. Mutlugun*, S. Nizamoglu, H. V. Demir*, ‘Highly efficient nonradiative energy transfer using charged CdSe/ZnS nanocrystals for light-harvesting in solution’, Applied Physics Letters, vol. 95, no. 3, p. 033106, 2009, doi: 10.1063/1.3182798.

(10) N. Cicek, S. Nizamoglu, T. Ozel, E. Mutlugun, D. U. Karatay, V. Lesnyak, T. Otto, N. Gaponik, A. Eychmüller, H. V. Demir, ‘Structural tuning of color chromaticity through nonradiative energy transfer by interspacing CdTe nanocrystal monolayers’, Applied Physics Letters, vol. 94, no. 6, p. 061105, 2009, doi: 10.1063/1.3079679.


(9) T. Ozel, I. M. Soganci, S. Nizamoglu, I. O. Huyal, E. Mutlugun, S. Sapra, N. Gaponik, A. Eychmüller, H. V. Demir, ‘Selective enhancement of surface-state emission and simultaneous quenching of interband transition in white-luminophor CdS nanocrystals using localized plasmon coupling’, New Journal of Physics, vol. 10, no. 8, p. 083035, 2008, doi: 10.1088/1367-2630/10/8/083035.

(8) S. Nizamoglu, E. Mutlugun, T. Özel, H. V. Demir, S. Sapra, N. Gaponik, A. Eychmüller, ‘Dual-color emitting quantum-dot-quantum-well CdSe-ZnS heteronanocrystals hybridized on InGaN∕GaN light emitting diodes for high-quality white light generation’, Applied Physics Letters, vol. 92, no. 11, p. 113110, 2008, doi: 10.1063/1.2898892.

(7) S. Nizamoglu, E. Mutlugun, O. Akyuz, N. Kosku Perkgoz, H. Volkan Demir, L. Liebscher, S. Sapra, N. Gaponik, A. Eychmüller, ‘White emitting CdS quantum dot nanoluminophores hybridized on near-ultraviolet LEDs for high-quality white light generation and tuning’, New Journal of Physics, vol. 10, no. 2, p. 023026, 2008, doi: 10.1088/1367-2630/10/2/023026.

(6) E. Mutlugun, I. M. Soganci, H. V. Demir, ‘Photovoltaic nanocrystal scintillators hybridized on Si solar cells for enhanced conversion efficiency in UV’, Optics Express, vol. 16, no. 6, p. 3537, 2008, doi: 10.1364/OE.16.003537.

(5) H. V. Demir, S. Nizamoglu, E. Mutlugun, T. Ozel, S. Sampra, N. Gaponik, A. Eychmüller, ‘Tuning shades of white light with multi-color quantum-dot–quantum-well emitters based on onion-like CdSe–ZnS heteronanocrystals’, Nanotechnology, vol. 19, no. 33, p. 335203, 2008, doi: 10.1088/0957-4484/19/33/335203.


(4) H. Volkan Demir, S. Nizamoglu, T. Ozel, E. Mutlugun, I. Ozge Huyal, E. Sari, E. Holder, N. Tian, ‘White light generation tuned by dual hybridization of nanocrystals and conjugated polymers’, New Journal of Physics, vol. 9, no. 10, pp. 362–362, 2007, doi: 10.1088/1367-2630/9/10/362.

(3) S. Tek, E. Mutlugun, I. M. Soganci, Perkgoz, Nihan Kosku, D. Yucel, G. Celiker, H. V. Demir, ‘Comparative study of optically activated nanocomposites with photocatalytic TiO2 and ZnO nanoparticles for massive environmental decontamination’, Journal of Nanophotonics, vol. 1, p. 011685, 2007, doi: 10.1117/1.2828851.

(2) I. M. Soganci, S. Nizamoglu, E. Mutlugun, O. Akin, H. V. Demir, ‘Localized plasmon-engineered spontaneous emission of CdSe/ZnS nanocrystals closely-packed in the proximity of Ag nanoisland films for controlling emission linewidth, peak, and intensity’, Optics Express, vol. 15, no. 22, p. 14289, 2007, doi: 10.1364/OE.15.014289.

(1) E. Mutlugun, I. M. Soganci, H. V. Demir, ‘Nanocrystal hybridized scintillators for enhanced detection and imaging on Si platforms in UV’, Optics Express, vol. 15, no. 3, p. 1128, 2007, doi: 10.1364/OE.15.001128.