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Finding a needle in a haystack: efficient identification of high performing organic energy materials

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Project "FOREMAT" data sheet

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Organization address
address: CALLE SERRANO 117
city: MADRID
postcode: 28006

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 Coordinator Country Spain [ES]
 Project website
 Total cost 2˙423˙894 €
 EC max contribution 2˙423˙894 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.1.1. (EXCELLENT SCIENCE - European Research Council (ERC))
 Code Call ERC-2014-CoG
 Funding Scheme ERC-COG
 Starting year 2015
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2015-10-01   to  2020-09-30


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 Project objective

Following promising early breakthroughs, progress in the development of high-performance multicomponent organic energy materials has stalled due to a bottleneck in device optimization. FOREMAT will develop a breakthrough technology to overcome this bottleneck by shifting from fabrication-intense to measurement-intense assessment methods, enabling rapid multi-parameter optimization of novel systems. Our goal is to deliver organic material systems with a step-change in performance, bringing them close to the expected market turn point, including panchromatic organic photovoltaics with ca 15% efficiencies and thermoelectric devices that could revolutionize waste heat recovery by their flexibility, lightweight and high power factor.

The development of multicomponent materials promises to dramatically improve the cost, efficiency and stability of organic energy devices. For example, they allow to engineer broad-band absorption in photovoltaics matched to the sun’s spectrum, or to create composites that conduct electricity like metals while thermally insulate like cotton yielding thermoelectric devices beyond the state-of-the-art. Despite these advantages, the long time required to evaluate promising organic multinaries currently limits their development.

We will circumvent this problem by developing a high-throughput technology that will allow evaluation times up to two orders of magnitude faster saving, at the same time, around 90% of material. To meet these ambitious goals, we will advance novel fabrication tools and create samples bearing a high density of information arising from 2-dimensional gradual variations in relevant parameters that will be sequentially tested with increasing resolution in order to determine optimum values with high precision. This quantitative step will enable a disruptive qualitative change as in depth multidimensional studies will lead to design rationales for multicomponent systems with step-change performance in energy applications.


year authors and title journal last update
List of publications.
2019 José P. Jurado, Bernhard Dörling, Osnat Zapata‐Arteaga, Anna Roig, Agustín Mihi, Mariano Campoy‐Quiles
Solar Harvesting: a Unique Opportunity for Organic Thermoelectrics?
published pages: 1902385, ISSN: 1614-6832, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201902385
Advanced Energy Materials 9/45 2020-04-24
2019 Albert Harillo‐Baños, Xabier Rodríguez‐Martínez, Mariano Campoy‐Quiles
Efficient Exploration of the Composition Space in Ternary Organic Solar Cells by Combining High‐Throughput Material Libraries and Hyperspectral Imaging
published pages: 1902417, ISSN: 1614-6832, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201902417
Advanced Energy Materials 10/1 2020-04-24
2020 Osnat Zapata-Arteaga, Bernhard Dörling, Aleksandr Perevedentsev, Jaime Martín, J. Sebastian Reparaz, Mariano Campoy-Quiles
Closing the Stability–Performance Gap in Organic Thermoelectrics by Adjusting the Partial to Integer Charge Transfer Ratio
published pages: 609-620, ISSN: 0024-9297, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.9b02263
Macromolecules 53/2 2020-04-24
2019 Perevedentsev , Aleksandr; Bargardi, Fabio L.; Sanchez Ferrer, Antoni; Cheetham, Nathan J.; Sousaraei, Ahmad; Busato, Stephan; Gierschner, Johannes; Milian Medina, Begoña; Mezzenga, Raffaele; Wannemacher, Reinhold; Cabanillas Gonzalez, Juan; Campoy Quiles, Mariano; Caseri, Walter R.
Assembly-Induced Bright-Light Emission from Solution-Processed Platinum(II) Inorganic Polymers
published pages: 10192-10204, ISSN: 2470-1343, DOI: 10.3929/ethz-b-000349227
ACS Omega 4 2019-10-29
2019 Pascual San Jose, Enrique; Rodríguez Martínez, Xabier; Adel Abdelaleim, Rana; Stella, Marco; Martínez Ferrero, Eugenia; Campoy Quiles, Mariano
Blade coated P3HT:non-fullerene acceptor solar cells: a high-throughput parameter study with a focus on up-scalability
published pages: 20369-20382, ISSN: 2050-7488, DOI: 10.1039/c9ta07361b
Journal of Materials Chemistry A 7 2019-10-29
2019 Francisco López, Adrián; Charles, Bethan; Weber, Oliver J.; Alonso Carmona, M. Isabel; Garriga Bacardi, Miquel; Campoy Quiles, Mariano; Weller, Mark T.; Goñi, Alejandro R.
Equal Footing of Thermal Expansion and Electron–Phonon Interaction in the Temperature Dependence of Lead Halide Perovskite Band Gaps
published pages: 2971-2977, ISSN: 1948-7185, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b00876
Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 10 2019-10-29
2019 Deyaa Abol-Fotouh, Bernhard Dörling, Osnat Zapata-Arteaga, Xabier Rodríguez-Martínez, Andrés Gómez, J. Sebastian Reparaz, Anna Laromaine, Anna Roig, Mariano Campoy-Quiles
Farming thermoelectric paper
published pages: 716-726, ISSN: 1754-5692, DOI: 10.1039/c8ee03112f
Energy & Environmental Science 12/2 2019-10-29
2019 Mariano Campoy-Quiles
Will organic thermoelectrics get hot?
published pages: 20180352, ISSN: 1364-503X, DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2018.0352
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 377/2152 2019-10-29
2019 Gómez Rodríguez, Andrés; Wang, Qiong; Goñi, Alejandro R.; Campoy Quiles, Mariano; Abate, Antonio
Ferroelectricity-free lead halide perovskites
published pages: 2537-2547, ISSN: 1754-5692, DOI: 10.1039/c9ee00884e
Energy and Environmental Science 12 2019-10-29
2019 Machado, Pamela; Scigaj, Mateusz; Gázquez, Jaume; Rueda, Estel; Sánchez Díaz, Antonio; Fina, Ignasi; Gibert Roca, Martí; Puig Molina, Teresa; Obradors, Xavier; Campoy Quiles, Mariano; Coll, Mariona
Band gap tuning of solution processed ferroelectric perovskite BiFe1-xCoxO3 thin films
published pages: 947–954, ISSN: 0897-4756, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b04380
Materials Chemistry 31 2019-10-29
2016 Michelle S. Vezie, Sheridan Few, Iain Meager, Galatia Pieridou, Bernhard Dörling, Raja Shahid Ashraf, Alejandro R. Goñi, Hugo Bronstein, Iain McCulloch, Sophia C. Hayes, Mariano Campoy-Quiles, Jenny Nelson
Exploring the origin of high optical absorption in conjugated polymers
published pages: 746-753, ISSN: 1476-1122, DOI: 10.1038/nmat4645
Nature Materials 15/7 2019-06-07
2017 David Kiefer, Liyang Yu, Erik Fransson, Andrés Gómez, Daniel Primetzhofer, Aram Amassian, Mariano Campoy-Quiles, Christian Müller
A Solution-Doped Polymer Semiconductor:Insulator Blend for Thermoelectrics
published pages: 1600203, ISSN: 2198-3844, DOI: 10.1002/advs.201600203
Advanced Science 4/1 2019-06-07
2018 Antonio Sánchez-Díaz, Xabier Rodríguez-Martínez, Laura Córcoles-Guija, Germán Mora-Martín, Mariano Campoy-Quiles
High-Throughput Multiparametric Screening of Solution Processed Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells
published pages: 1700477, ISSN: 2199-160X, DOI: 10.1002/aelm.201700477
Advanced Electronic Materials 4 2019-06-07
2016 Bernhard Dörling, Jason D. Ryan, John D. Craddock, Andrea Sorrentino, Ahmed El Basaty, Andrés Gomez, Miquel Garriga, Eva Pereiro, John E. Anthony, Matthew C. Weisenberger, Alejandro R. Goñi, Christian Müller, Mariano Campoy-Quiles
Photoinduced p- to n-type Switching in Thermoelectric Polymer-Carbon Nanotube Composites
published pages: 2782-2789, ISSN: 0935-9648, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201505521
Advanced Materials 28/14 2019-06-07
2018 Xabier Rodríguez-Martínez, Antonio Sánchez-Díaz, Guilin Liu, Miguel Angel Niño, Juan Cabanillas-Gonzalez, Mariano Campoy-Quiles
Combinatorial optimization of evaporated bilayer small molecule organic solar cells through orthogonal thickness gradients
published pages: 288-292, ISSN: 1566-1199, DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2018.05.007
Organic Electronics 59 2019-06-07
2017 Bernhard Dörling, Stefania Sandoval, Pacharapon Kankla, Amparo Fuertes, Gerard Tobias, Mariano Campoy-Quiles
Exploring different doping mechanisms in thermoelectric polymer/carbon nanotube composites
published pages: 70-75, ISSN: 0379-6779, DOI: 10.1016/j.synthmet.2017.01.002
Synthetic Metals 225 2019-06-07
2017 Xabier Rodríguez-Martínez, Michelle S. Vezie, Xingyuan Shi, Iain McCulloch, Jenny Nelson, Alejandro R. Goñi, Mariano Campoy-Quiles
Quantifying local thickness and composition in thin films of organic photovoltaic blends by Raman scattering
published pages: 7270-7282, ISSN: 2050-7534, DOI: 10.1039/C7TC01472D
J. Mater. Chem. C 5/29 2019-06-07
2017 Bernhard Dörling, Antonio Sánchez-Díaz, Oriol Arteaga, Andrea Veciana, Maria Isabel Alonso, Mariano Campoy-Quiles
Controlled Pinning of Conjugated Polymer Spherulites and Its Application in Detectors
published pages: 1700276, ISSN: 2195-1071, DOI: 10.1002/adom.201700276
Advanced Optical Materials 5/19 2019-06-07
2018 Enrique Pascual-San José, Antonio Sánchez-Díaz, Marco Stella, Eugenia Martínez-Ferrero, Maria Isabel Alonso, Mariano Campoy-Quiles
Comparing the potential of different strategies for colour tuning in thin film photovoltaic technologies
published pages: 823-835, ISSN: 1468-6996, DOI: 10.1080/14686996.2018.1530050
Science and Technology of Advanced Materials 19/1 2019-04-19
2018 Adrián Francisco-López, Bethan Charles, Oliver J. Weber, M. Isabel Alonso, Miquel Garriga, Mariano Campoy-Quiles, Mark T. Weller, Alejandro R. Goñi
Pressure-Induced Locking of Methylammonium Cations versus Amorphization in Hybrid Lead Iodide Perovskites
published pages: 22073-22082, ISSN: 1932-7447, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b05188
The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 122/38 2019-04-19
2018 Zhuoneng Bi, Xabier Rodríguez-Martínez, Clara Aranda, Enrique Pascual-San-José, Alejandro R. Goñi, Mariano Campoy-Quiles, Xueqing Xu, Antonio Guerrero
Defect tolerant perovskite solar cells from blade coated non-toxic solvents
published pages: 19085-19093, ISSN: 2050-7488, DOI: 10.1039/C8TA06771F
Journal of Materials Chemistry A 6/39 2019-04-19
2018 Evangelia Dislaki, Shauna Robbennolt, Mariano Campoy-Quiles, Josep Nogués, Eva Pellicer, Jordi Sort
Coercivity Modulation in Fe-Cu Pseudo-Ordered Porous Thin Films Controlled by an Applied Voltage: A Sustainable, Energy-Efficient Approach to Magnetoelectrically Driven Materials
published pages: 1800499, ISSN: 2198-3844, DOI: 10.1002/advs.201800499
Advanced Science 5/8 2019-04-19

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