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1. Retarding oxidation of copper nanoparticles without electrical isolation and the size dependence of work function, G Dinesha M R Dabera, Marc Walker, Ana M Sanchez, H. Jessica Pereira, Richard Beanland and Ross A Hatton NATURE COMMUNICATIONS (2017) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01735-6 (open access)

2.Copper light-catching electrodes for organic photovoltaics, H. Jessica Pereira, Oliver S. Hutter, G. Dinesha M. R. Dabera, Luke Rochford & Ross. A. Hatton, Sustainable Energy & Fuels (2017) DOI:10.1039/c7se00077d (open access)

3. Elucidating the role of the hole-extracting electrode on the stability and efficiency of inverted CsSnI3/C60 perovskite photovoltaics, K. P. Marshall, M. Walker, R. I. Walton and R. A. Hatton, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017 DOI: 10.1039/C7TA05967A (open access)


1. An electrode design rule for high performance top-illuminated organic photovoltaics*, Martin S. Tyler, Immad M. Nadeed, Ross A. Hatton*, Materials Horizons (2016) DOI:10.1039/C6MH00124F (open access)

2. High performance silver window electrodes for top-illuminated organic photovolatics using an organo-molybdenum oxide bronze interlayer, Martin S. Tyler, Marc Walker, Ross A. Hatton, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2016), DOI:10.1021/acsami.6b02647 (open access)

3. Enhanced stability and efficiency in hole-transport-layer-free CsSnI3 perovskite photovoltaics, Kenneth P. Marshall, Marc Walker, Richard I. Walton, Ross A. Hatton, Nature Energy (2016), DOI:10.1038/nenergy.2016.178


1. A Silver-Free, Reflective Substrate Electrode for ElectronExtraction in Top-Illuminated Organic Photovoltaics, M. S. Tyler, O. S. Hutter, M. Walker and R. A. Hatton*, ChemPhysChem, 16, (2015), 1203 –1209.

2. Tin perovskite/ fullerene planar layer photovoltaics: improving the efficiency and stability of lead-free devices, K. P. Marshall, R. I. Walton, R. A. Hatton*, J. Mater. Chem. A, 3 (2015), 11631-11640. (Open access)


1. A Hybrid Copper:Tungsten Suboxide Window Electrode for Organic Photovoltaics, O. S. Hutter, R. A. Hatton*, Advanced Materials, 27 (2015), 326-331


1. An indium-free low work function window electrode for organic photovoltaics which improves with insitu oxidation, O. S. Hutter, H. M. Stec, R. A. Hatton*, Advanced Materials 25 (2013) 284-288.

2. Plasmon-active nano-aperture window electrodes for organic photovoltaics, H. M. Stec, R. A. Hatton*, Advanced Energy Materials 3 (2013) 193-199 FRONT COVER article.

3. Ultra-High Voltage Multi-junction Organic Solar Cells for Low Power Electronic Applications, P. Sullivan, S. Schumann, R. Da Campo, T. Howells, A. Duraud, M. Shipman, R. A. Hatton*, T. S. Jones*, Advanced Energy Materials 3 (2013) 239-244.



1. Nanoscale Geometric Electric Field Enhancement in Organic Photovoltaics, L-J. Pegg, R.A. Hatton*, ACS Nano, 6 (2012) 4722-4730.

2. Widely applicable coinage metal window electrodes on flexible polyester substrates applied to organic photovoltaics H.M. Stec, R. A. Hatton*, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces (2012) 4(11) 6013-6020.


1. An Electrode Design Rule for Organic Photovoltaics Elucidated using Molecular Nanolayers, R. M. Cook, L-J. Pegg, S. L. Kinnear, O. S. Hutter, R. J. H. Morris, R. A. Hatton*, Advanced Energy Materials, 1 (2011) 440-447.

2. Ultrathin transparent Au Electrodes for Organic Photovoltaics Fabricated Using a Mixed Mono-Molecular Nucleation Layer, H. M. Stec, R. J. Williams, T. S. Jones, R. A. Hatton*, Advanced Functional Materials, 21 (2011) 1709-1706.

3. Halogenated Boron Subphthalocyanines as Light Harvesting Electron Acceptors in Organic Photovoltaics, Paul Sullivan, Amelie Duraud, lan Hancox, Nicola Beaumont, Giorgio Mirri, James H.R. Tucker, Ross A. Hatton*, Michael Shipman* and Tim S. Jones*, Advanced Energy Materials 1(3) (2011) 305.

4. Increased efficiency in small molecule organic photovoltaic cells through electrode modification with self-assembled monolayers, N. Beaumont, I. Hancox, P. Sullivan P., R. A. Hatton, T. S. Jones, Energy and Environmental Science, 4, (2011), 1708-1711.


1. Enhancing the Open-Circuit Voltage of Molecular Photovoltaics using Oxidized Au Nanocrystals L-J. Pegg, S. Schumann, R. A. Hatton*, ACS Nano, 4 (2010) 5671-5678.

2. Elucidating the factors that determine the open circuit voltage in discrete heterojunction organic photovoltaic cells, V. Chauhan, R. A. Hatton*, P. Sullivan, T. Jones*, S. W. Cho, L. Piper, A. deMasi, K. Smith, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 20 (2010) 1173-1178.

3. Copper hexadecafluorophthalocyanine (F16CuPc) as an electron accepting material in bilayer small molecule organic photovoltaic cells
J.L. Yang, S. Schumann, R. A. Hatton, T. S. Jones, Organic Electronics, 11 (2010) 1399-1402.


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