Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Chemistry

Professor of Organic Materials



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Martin Heeney is a Professor of Organic Materials  in the department of chemistry at Imperial College. His research concentrates upon the design, synthesis and characterisation of organic semiconductor materials for a range of optoelectronic applications, including field effect transistors, photovoltaic devices, light emitting diodes and sensors. His research is highly multi-disciplinary and collaborative covering aspects of organic, polymer and materials chemistry with a central theme of establishing relationships between molecular design, synthetic methodology, processing and performance.


Applications from potential PhD candidates are welcome.



Paterson AF, Tsetseris L, Li R, et al., 2019, Addition of the Lewis Acid Zn(C6 F5 )2 Enables Organic Transistors with a Maximum Hole Mobility in Excess of 20 cm2 V-1 s-1., Adv Mater

Paterson AF, Mottram AD, Faber H, et al., 2019, Impact of the Gate Dielectric on Contact Resistance in High-Mobility Organic Transistors, Advanced Electronic Materials, Vol:5

Ye L, Xiong Y, Chen Z, et al., 2019, Sequential Deposition of Organic Films with Eco-Compatible Solvents Improves Performance and Enables Over 12%-Efficiency Nonfullerene Solar Cells, Advanced Materials, Vol:31, ISSN:0935-9648

Green JP, Cha H, Shahid M, et al., 2019, Dithieno[3,2-b:2',3'-d]arsole-containing conjugated polymers in organic photovoltaic devices., Dalton Trans

Eisner FD, Azzouzi M, Fei Z, et al., 2019, Hybridization of Local Exciton and Charge-Transfer States Reduces Nonradiative Voltage Losses in Organic Solar Cells, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol:141, ISSN:0002-7863, Pages:6362-6374

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