2012 - 2016

24. Molecular Ligands Control Superlattice Structure and Crystallite Orientation in Colloidal Quantum Dot Solids

Pralay K. Santra,* Axel F. Palmstrom, Christopher J. Tassone, and Stacey F. Bent.*, 2016, 28, 7072 - 7081. Chem. Mater., 2016, 28, 7072 - 7081 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b03076)

23. Impact of Conformality and Crystallinity for Ultrathin 4 nm Compact TiO2 Layers in Perovskite Solar Cells

Katherine E. Roelofs, Vanessa L. Pool, Dara A. Bobb-Semple, Axel F. Palmstrom, Pralay K. Santra, Douglas G. Van Campen, Michael F. Toney, Stacey F. Bent.; Advanced Material Interfaces 2016, 3, 1600580 (DOI: 10.1002/admi.201600580)

22. Atomic Layer Deposition in Nanostructured Photovoltaics: Tuning Optical, Surface and Electronic Properties

Axel F. Palmstrom, Pralay K. Santra, and Stacey F. Bent; Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 12266 - 12283 (DOI: 10.1039/C5NR02080H)

21. Improving Performance in Colloidal Quantum Dot Solar Cells by Tuning Band Alignment through Surface Dipole Moments  

 Pralay K. Santra, Axel F. Palmstrom, and Stacey F. Bent; Journal of Physical Chemistry C,  2015, 119, 2996 - 3005 (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b00341)

20. Role of Mn2+ in Quantum Dot Solar Cell

 Pralay K. Santra, and Yong-Siou Chen; Electrochimica Acta, 2014, 146, 654 - 658 (DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2014.08.145

19. STM Verifications of the Reduction of the Young's Modulus of CdS Nanoparticles at Smaller Sizes  

 A. Hazarika, E. Peretz, V. Dikovsky,  Pralay K. Santra , R. Z. Shneck, D. D. Sarma, and Y. Manassen; Surface Science,  2014, 630, 89 - 95 (DOI: 10.1016/j.susc.2014.07.006)  

18. Determination of Internal Structures of Heterogeneous Nanocrystals using Variable Energy Photoemission Spectroscopy

Sumanta Mukherjee, Abhijit Hazarika,  Pralay K. Santra , Ahmed L. Abdelhady, Mohammad Azad Malik, Mihaela Gorgoi, P. O'Brien, O. Karis, and D. D. Sarma; Journal of Physical Chemistry C,  2014, 118, 15534 - 15540 (DOI: 10.1021/jp504283m) 

17. Microscopic Description of the Evolution of the Local Structure and an Evaluation of the Chemical Pressure Concept in a Solid Solution 

Soham Mukherjee, Angshuman Nag, Vancho Kocevski,  Pralay K. Santra, Mahalingam Balasubramanian, Soma Chattopadhyay, Tomohiro Shibata, Franz Schaefers, Jan Rusz, Celine Gerard, Olle Eriksson, C. U. Segre, and D. D. Sarma; Physical Review B2014,   89, 224105 (DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.89.224105

16. Charge Transfer Mediation Through CuxS. The Hole Story of CdSe in Polysulfide

James G. Radich, Nevin R. Peeples,  Pralay K. Santra, and Prashant V. Kamat; Journal of Physical Chemistry C2014, 118, 16463 - 16471 (DOI: 10.1021/jp4113365)  

15. Beyond the "Coffee Ring": Re-Entrant Ordering in an Evaporation Driven Self-Assembly in Colloidal Suspension on a Substrate 

Sumanta Mukherjee, Arnab Saha,  Pralay K. Santra, Surajit Sengupta, and D. D. Sarma; Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2014, 118, 2559 - 2567 (DOI: 10.1021/jp4124452)  

14. Driving Charge Separation for Hybrid Solar Cells: Photo-induced Hole Transfer in Conjugated Copolymer and Semiconductor Nanoparticle Assemblies  

Y. Wang, K. Liu, P. Mukherjee, D. A. Hines, Pralay K. Santra, H. Y. Shen, Prashant V. Kamat, and D. H. Waldeck; Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2014, 16, 5066 - 5070 (DOI: 10.1039/C3CP55210A)

13. Earth-Abundant Cobalt Pyrite (CoS2) Thin Film on Glass as a Robust, High-Performance Counter Electrode for Quantum Dot-Sensitized Solar Cells  

Matthew S. Faber, Kwangsuk Park, Miguel Caban-Acevedo, Pralay K. Santra, and Song Jin; Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2013, 4 , 1843 - 1849  (DOI: 10.1021/jz400642e)  

12. CuInS2-Sensitized Quantum Dot Solar Cell. Electrophoretic Deposition, Excited-State Dynamics, and Photovoltaic Performance

Pralay K. Santra, Pratheesh V. Nair, K. George Thomas, and Prashant V. Kamat; Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters2013, 4, 722 - 729 (DOI: 10.1021/jz400181m

11. X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy: A Unique Tool to Determine the Internal Heterostructure of Nanoparticles

D. D. Sarma, Pralay K. Santra, Sumanta Mukherjee, and Angshuman Nag; Chemistry of Materials, 2013, 25, 1222 - 1232 (DOI: 10.1021/cm303567d)

10. Tandem-Layered Quantum Dot Solar Cells: Tuning the Photovoltaic Response with Luminescent Ternary Cadmium Chalcogenides

Pralay K. Santra, and Prashant V. Kamat; Journal of American Chemical Society, 2013, 135, 877 - 885 (DOI: 10.1021/ja310737m)  

9. Mn-Doped Quantum Dot Sensitized Solar Cells: A Strategy to Boost Efficiency over 5% 

Pralay K. Santra, and Prashant V. Kamat; Journal of American Chemical Society,  2012, 134, 2508 - 2511 (DOI: 0.1021/ja211224s

8.  Synchronized Energy and Electron Transfer Processes in Covalently Linked CdSe-Squarine Dye-TiO2 Light Harvesting Assembly

Hyunbong Choi, Pralay K. Santra, and Prashant V. Kamat; ACS Nano, 2012, 6, 5718 - 5726 (DOI: 10.1021/nn301982e