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Wang, H., Meng, Y., Zhang, Z., Gao, M., Peng, Z., He, H. and Pei, Q., Self‐Actuating Electrocaloric Cooling Fibers. Advanced Energy Materials, 10, 1903902 (2020).

Cheng, J., Wang, S., Tang, Y., Hu, R., Yan, X., Zhang, Z., Li, L. and Pei, Q., Intensification of Vertical Phase Separation for Efficient Polymer Solar Cell via Piecewise Spray Assisted by a Solvent Driving Force. Solar RRL, 4(3), 1900458 (2020).


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Liu, H., Li, M., Kaner, R.B., Chen, S. and Pei, Q., Monolithically Integrated Self-Charging Power Pack Consisting of a Silicon Nanowire Array/Conductive Polymer Hybrid Solar Cell and a Laser-Scribed Graphene Supercapacitor. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b00014, 10, 15609-15615(April 2018).

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J. Li, S. Qi, J. Liang, L. Li, Y. Xiong, W. Hu, Q. Pei, “Synthesizing a Healable Stretchable Transparent Conductor.”, ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 7(25), 14140-9 (2015). doi: 10.1021/acsami.5b03482.

C. Liu, T. Hajagos, D. Kishpaugh, Y. Jin, W. Hu, Q. Chen, Q. Pei, “Facile single-precursor synthesis and surface modification of HfO2 nanoparticles for nanocomposite γ-ray scintillators” Advanced Functional Materials, 25, 4607-4616 (2015).

J. Liang, L Li, D. Chen, T. Hajagos, Z. Ren, S. Chou, W. Hu, Q. Pei, “Intrinsically stretchable and transparent thin-film transistors based on printable silver nanowires, carbon nanotubes and an elastomeric dielectric“. Nature Communication, 6, 7647 (2015)

Z. Zhang, K. Guo, Y. Li, X. Li, G. Guan, H. Li, Y. Luo, F. Zhao, Q. Zhang, B. Wei, Q. Pei, H. Peng, “A colour-tunable, weavable fibre-shaped polymer light-emitting electrochemical cell”, Nature Photonics, 9, 233-238 (2015).

J. Zhao, J. Niu, D. McCoul, Z. Ren, Q. Pei, “Phenomena of nonlinear oscillation and special resonance of a dielectric elastomer minimum energy structure rotary joint”, Applied Physics Letters 106, 133504 (2015)

Y. Jin, L. Li, Y. Cheng, L. Kong, Q. Pei, F. Xiao, “Cohesively Enhanced Conductivity and Adhesion of Flexible Silver Nanowire Networks by Biocompatible Polymer Sol-Gel Transition”, Advanced Functional Materials, 25, 1581-1587 (2015).

Y. Xiong, L. Li, J. Liang, H. Gao, S. Chou, Q. Pei, “Efficient white polymer light-emitting electrochemical cells”, Materials Horizons, 2, 338-343 (2015).

Y. Chen, S. Zhang, X. Liu, Q. Pei, J. Qian, Q. Zhuang, Z. Han “Preparation of Solution-Processable Reduced Graphene Oxide/Polybenzoxazole Nanocomposites with Improved Dielectric Properties”, Macromolecules, 48, 365−372, (2015)


J. Zhang, Y. Wang, D. McCoul, Q. Pei, and H. Chen, “Viscoelastic creep elimination in dielectric elastomer actuation by preprogrammed voltage”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 212904 (2014)

V. Goudar, Z. Ren, P. Brochu, M. Potkonjak, Q. Pei, “Optimizing the Output of a Human-Powered Energy Harvesting System with Miniaturization and Integrated Control”, IEEE Sensor Journal, 14(7), 2084-2091 (2014).2014


J Li, J Liang, L Li, F Ren, W Hu, J Li, S Qi, Q Pei. Healable Capacitive Touch Screen Sensors Based on Transparent Composite Electrodes Comprising Silver Nanowires and a Furan/Maleimide Diels-Alder Cycloaddition Polymer[J]. ACS Nano, 2014, 8 (12), pp 12874–12882 DOI: 10.1021/nn506610p


J. Li, J. Liang, X. Jian, W. Hu, J. Li, Q. Pei, “A Flexible and Transparent Thin Film Heater Based on a Silver Nanowire/Heat‐resistant Polymer Composite”, Macromolecular  Materials and Engineering, DOI: 10.1002/mame.201400097, (Aug 14, 2014).


L. Li, J. Liang, S.-Y.Chou, X. Zhu, X. Niu, Z. Yu, Q. Pei, “A Solution Processed Flexible Nanocomposite Electrode with Efficient Light Extraction for Organic Light Emitting Diodes”, Scientific Reports, volume 4, Article number: 4307 doi:10.1038/srep04307, pp.1-8 (March 2014).


J. Liang, L. Li, K. Tong, Z. Ren, W. Hu, X. Niu, Y. Chen, Q. Pei, “Silver Nanowire Percolation Network Soldered with Graphene Oxide at Room Temperature and Its Application for Fully Stretchable Polymer Light-Emitting Diodes”, ACS Nano, 8 (2), pp 1590–1600 (Jan 2014)


Liang, Q. Pei, “Intrinsically Elastomeric Polymer Light-Emitting Devices”, Information Display, Jan-Feb 2014 issue, 1-10 (2014).


W. Hu, S. N. Zhang, X. Niu, C. Liu and Q. Pei, “An aluminum nanoparticle–acrylate copolymer nanocomposite as a dielectric elastomer with a high dielectric constant”, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2, 1658–1666 (Feb 2014)


W. Hu, R. Wang, Y. Lu, Q. Pei, “An elastomeric transparent composite electrode based on copper nanowires and polyurethane”, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2, 1298-1305 (Jan 2014).



P. Brochu, H. Stoyanov, R. Chang, X. Niu, W. Hu, Q. Pei, “Capacitive Energy Harvesting Using Highly Stretchable Silicone–Carbon Nanotube Composite Electrodes”, Adv. Energy Mater. DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201300659, 2013.


S. Vishniakou, B.W. Lewis, X. Niu, A. Kargar, K. Sun, M. Kalajian, N. Park, M. Yang,       Yi Jing, P. Brochu, Z. Sun, Chun Li, T. Nguyen, Q. Pei, D. Wang, “Tactile Feedback Display with Spatial and Temporal Resolutions”, Scientific Reports, 3, doi:10.1038/srep02521, 2013.


V. Goudar, Z. Ren, P. Brochu, M. Potkonjak, Q. Pei, “Optimizing the Output of a Human-Powered Energy Harvesting System with Miniaturization and Integrated Control”, IEEE Sensor Journal, Published online, DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2013.2290738, Nov 2013.


J. Liang, L. Li, X. Niu, Z. Yu, Q. Pei, “Elastomeric polymer light-emitting devices and displays”, Nature Photonics, 7, 817–824 (Oct 2013).


C. Gong, J. Liang, W. Hu, X. Niu, S. Ma, H.T. Hahn, Q. Pei, “A Healable, Semitransparent Silver Nanowire‐Polymer Composite Conductor”, Advanced Materials, 25, 4186–4191 (August 2013).


J. Liang, L. Li, X. Niu, Z. Yu, Q. Pei, “Fully Solution-Based Fabrication of Flexible Light-Emitting Device at Ambient Conditions”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 117, 16632–16639 (July 2013).


Z. Yu, L. Li, H. Gao, Q. Pei, “Polymer light-emitting electrochemical cells: recent developments to stabilize the p-i-n junction and explore novel device applications”, Science China: Chemistry, 56, 1-12(July 2013).


M. Sun, C. Zhong, Z. Yu, Y. Cao, Q. Pei, “Fluorene-Benzothiadiazole Copolymer for Single Component Green Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells”, J. Display Tech. 9, 476-482 (June 2013).


L. Li, J. Liu, Z. Yu, Q. Pei, “Single-Layer White Polymer Phosphorescent Light-Emitting Diodes Employing Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Dimethyl Ether Blended in the Emissive Layer as Functional Interlayer”, J. Display Tech. 9, 47483-489 (June 2013).


P Brochu, H Stoyanov, X Niu and Q Pei, “All-silicone prestrain-locked interpenetrating polymer network elastomers: free-standing silicone artificial muscles with improved performance and robustness”, Smart Mater. Struct. 22 055022 (April 2013) (10pp).


J. Huang, C. Zhan, X. Zhang, Y. Zhao, Z. Lu, H. Jia, B. Jiang, J. Ye, S. Zhan, A. Tang, Y. Liu, Q. Pei, J. Yao, “Solution-Processed DPP-Based Small Molecule that Gives High Photovoltaic Efficiency with Judicious Device Optimization”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 5, 2033–2039 (March 2013)


W. Hu, X. Niu, R. Zhao, and Q. Pei, “Elastomeric transparent capacitive sensors based on an interpenetrating composite of silver nanowires and polyurethane”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 083303 (Feb 2013)


X. Niu, H. Stoyanov, W. Hu, R. Leo, P. Brochu, Q. Pei, “Synthesizing a New Dielectric Elastomer Exhibiting Large Actuation Strain and Suppressed Electromechanical Instability without Prestretching”, J. Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, 51, 197–206 (February 2013).


J. Huang, X. Wang, C. Zhan, Y. Zhao, Y. Sun, Q. Pei, Y. Liu, J. Yao, “Wide band gap copolymers based on phthalimide: synthesis, characterization, and photovoltaic properties with 3.70% efficiency”, Polymer Chemistry, 4, 2174–2182 (Feb 2014)


W. Cai, Q. Chen, N. Cherepy, A. Dooraghi, D. Kishpaugh, A. Chatziioannou, S. Payne, W. Xiang and Q. Pei, “Synthesis of bulk-size transparent gadolinium oxide–polymer nanocomposites for gamma ray spectroscopy”, J. Materials Chemistry C, 1, 1970-1976 (Jan 2013).


C. Murray, D. McCoul, E. Sollier, T. Ruggiero, X. Niu, Q. Pei, D. Di Carlo, “Electro-adaptive microfluidics for active tuning of channel geometry using polymer actuators”,  Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 14(1), 345-358 (Jan 2013).


H. Stoyanov, P. Brochu, X. Niu, C. Lai, S. Yun and Q. Pei, “Long lifetime, fault-tolerant freestanding actuators based on a silicone dielectric elastomer and self-clearing carbon nanotube compliant electrodes,” RSC Advances, 3 (7), 2272 – 2278 (Jan 2013).




X. Niu, X. Yang, P. Brochu, H. Stoyanov, S. Yun, Z. Yu, Q. Pei. “Bistable Large-Strain Actuation of Interpenetrating Polymer Networks”, Advanced Materials, 24, 6513–6519 (Dec 2012)


J. Huang, Y. Zhao, X. Ding, H. Jia, B. Jiang, C. Zhan, Q. Pei, Y. Liu, J. Yao, “Synthesis and charge-transporting properties of electron-deficient CN2–fluorene based D–A copolymers”, Polymer Chem. 3(8), 2832-41 (Dec. 2012).


J. Huang, Y. Zhao, W. He, H. Jia, Z. Lu, B. Jiang, Z. Zhang, C. Zhan, S. He, Q. Pei, Y. Li, Y. Liu, J. Yao, “Effects of structure-manipulated molecular stacking on solid-state optical properties and device performances”, Polymer Chem. 3(8), 2170-77 (Dec. 2012).


Q. Wang, X. Niu, Q. Pei, M.D. Dickey, X. Zhao, “Electromechanical instabilities of thermoplastics: Theory and in situ observation”, Applied Physics Letters 101, 141911(pp.1-4) (October 2012).


L. Li, J. Liu, Z. Yu, Q. Pei, “Efficient White Polymer Light-Emitting Diodes Employing a Silver Nanowire-Polymer Composite Electrode”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 14 (41), 14249 – 14254 (October 2012).


W. Hu, X. Niu, L. Li, S. Yun, Z. Yu, and Q. Pei, “Intrinsically stretchable transparent electrodes based on silver-nanowire–crosslinked-polyacrylate composites”, Nanotechnology 23, 344002 (August 2012).


H. Stoyanov, P. Brochu, X, Niu, E.D. Gaspera, Q. Pei, “Dielectric elastomer transducers with enhanced force output and work density”, Applied Physics Letters, 100, 262902 (June 2012).


M. Sun, C. Zhong, F. Li, Q. Pei, “Purified polar polyfluorene for light-emitting diodes and light-emitting electrochemical cells”, Chinese J. Polymer Science, 30, 503-510 (April 2012).


R.S. Kim, J. Zhu, J. Park, L. Li, Z. Yu, H. Shen, M. Xue, K.L. Wang, G. Park, T.J. Anderson, Q. Pei, “E-beam deposited Ag-nanoparticles plasmonic organic solar cell and its absorption enhancement analysis using FDTD-based cylindrical nano-particle optical model”, Optics Express, 20, 12649-12657 (June 2012).


S. Yun, X. Niu, Z. Yu, W. Hu, P. Brochu, Q. Pei, “Compliant Silver Nanowire-Polymer Composite Electrodes for Bistable Large Strain Actuation”, Advanced Materials, 24, 1321-1327 (February 2012).



up to 2011

L. Li, Z. Yu, W. Hu, C.-H. Chang, Q. Chen and Q. Pei, “Efficient Flexible Phosphorescent Polymer Light-Emitting Diodes Based on Silver Nanowire-Polymer Composite Electrode”, Advanced Materials, 23(46), 5563–5567 (December 8, 2011)


Z. Yu, L. Li, Q. Zhang, W. Hu, Q. Pei, “Silver Nanowire-Polymer Composite Electrodes for Efficient Polymer Solar Cells”,  Adv Mater. 23(38), 4453-4457 (October 2011).


Z. Yu, X. Niu, Z. Liu, Q. Pei, “Intrinsically Stretchable Polymer Light-Emitting Devices Using Carbon Nanotube-Polymer Composite Electrodes”, Adv. Mater. 23 (34), 2011, 3989–3994 (September 2011).


J. Liu, L. Li, C. Gong, Z. Yu, Q. Pei, “An Ambipolar Poly(Meta-Phenylene) Copolymer with High Triplet Energy to Host Blue and Green Electrophosphorescence”, J. Mater. Chem., 21, 9772-9777 (July 2011).


S.-K. Kim, Q. Pei, H.R. Fetterman, B.C. Olbright, L.R. Dalton, “Photoassisted Corona Poled YLD-124/DR1-co-PMMA Electrooptic Device Using Photoisomerization”, IEEE Photonics Tech. Lett. 23 (13), 845-847 (July 2011).


M. Xue, L. Li, B.J. Tremolet de Villers, H. Shen, J. Zhu, Z. Yu, A.Z. Stieg, Q. Pei, B.J. Schwartz, and K.L. Wang, “Charge-carrier dynamics in hybrid plasmonic organic solar cells with Ag nanoparticles”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 253302 (June 2011).


L. Li, J. Liu, Z. Yu, and Q. Pei, “Highly Efficient Blue Phosphorescent Polymer Light-Emitting Diodes by Using Interfacial Modification”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 98 (20), Article No: 201110 (May 2011)


S.-K. Kim, W. Liu, Q. Pei, L.R. Dalton, and H.R. Fetterman, “Nonlinear Intermodulation Distortion Suppression In Coherent Analog Fiber Optic Link Using Electro-Optic Polymeric Dual Parallel Mach-Zehnder Modulator”, Optics Express, 19  (8), 7865-7871 (April 2011).


J. Liu, L. Li, Q. Pei, “Conjugated Polymer as Host for High Efficiency Blue and White Electrophosphorescence”, Macromolecules  44 (8),  2451-2456 (March 2011).


Z. Yu, M. Wang, G. Lei, J. Liu, L. Li, Q. Pei, “Stabilizing the Dynamic p-i-n Junction in Polymer Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2, 367-372 (Feb 2011).


Z. Yu, Z. Liu, M. Wang, M. Sun, G. Lei, Q. Pei, “Highly Flexible Polymer Light-Emitting Devices Using Carbon Nanotubes as Both Anodes and Cathodes,” J. Photon Energy, 1, 0110003 (15 pages) (Feb 2011).


Z. Yu , Q. Zhang , L. Li , Q. Chen , X. Niu , J. Liu , and Q. Pei, “Highly Flexible Silver Nanowire Electrodes for Shape-Memory Polymer Light-Emitting Diodes,”  Adv Mater. 23, 664-668 (Feb 2011).


J. Liu, Q. Pei, “Poly(m-phenylene): Conjugated Polymer Host with High Triplet Energy for Efficient Blue Electrophosphorescence,” Macromolecules, 43, 9608-9612 (Dec 2010)


J. Liu, Q. Pei, “Electrophosphorescent Polymers for High-Efficiency Light-Emitting Diodes,” Current Org. Chem. 14, 2133-2144 (Nov 2010)

W. Yuan, H. Li, P. Brochu, X. Niu and Q. Pei, “Fault-tolerant silicone dielectric elastomers”, International J. Smart and Nano Materials, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp 40–52 (March 2010)


H. Zhang, L. Düring, G. Kovacs, W. Yuan, X. Niu, Q. Pei, “Interpenetrating polymer networks based on acrylic elastomers and plasticizers with improved actuation temperature range”, Polymer International, 59, 384-390 (March 2010)


M. Sun, C. Zhong, F. Li, Y. Cao, Q. Pei, “A Fluorene-Oxadiazole Copolymer for White Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells”, Macromolecules, 43, 1714-1718 (Feb 2010).


S. Kim, D. Cha, Q. Pei, K. Geary, “Polymer Optical Waveguide Switch Using Thermo-Optic Total-Internal-Reflection and Strain-Effect”, IEEE Photonics Tech Letters, 22, 197-199 (Feb 2010).


P. Brochu, Q. Pei, “Advances in Dielectric Elastomers for Actuators and Artificial Muscles,” Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2010, 31, 10-36 (Jan 2010).


Z. Yu, W. Yuan, P. Brochu, B. Chen, Z. Liu, Q. Pei, “Large-strain, Rigid-to-rigid Deformation of Bistable Electroactive Polymers”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 192904 (Nov 2009).


Z. Yu, L. Hu, Z. Liu, M. Sun, M. Wang, G. Grüner, Q. Pei, “Fully Bendable Polymer Light Emitting Devices with Carbon Nanotubes as Cathode and Anode,” Appl. Phys. Lett. Vol. 95, #203304, pp 1-3 (Nov 2009).


W. Yuan, P. Brochu, S.M. Ha, Q. Pei, “Dielectric Oil Coated Single-walled Carbon Nanotube Electrodes for Stable, Large-strain Actuation with Dielectric Elastomers”, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, Vol. 155, pp 278–284 (October 2009).


Z. Yu, M. Sun, Q. Pei, “Electrochemical Formation of Stable p-i-n Junction in Conjugated Polymer Thin Films”, J. Phys. Chem. B, Vol. 113(25), pp 8481-8486, (June 2009).


L. Hu, W. Yuan, P. Brochu, G. Gruner, and Q. Pei, “Highly Stretchable, Conductive, and Transparent Nanotube Thin Films,” Appl. Phys. Lett. Vol. 94, #161108, pp1-3 (April 2009)


D. Xi, H. Zhang, B. Chen, S. Furst, Q. Pei, “Electrochemical Synthesis and Photovoltaic Property of Cadmium Sulfide-Polybithiophene Interdigitated Nanohybrid Thin Films,”  J. Phys. Chem. C, Vol. 112, pp19765–19769 (December 2008)


Y.S. Zhao, Z. Yu, A. Douraghy, A.F. Chatziioannou, Y. Mo, Q. Pei, “A Facile Route to Bulk High-Z Polymer Composites for Gamma Ray Scintillation,”  Chem. Commun., pp 6008–6010 (December 2008).


H.Z. Zhong, Y.S. Zhao, Y. Li, Q. Pei, “Photoluminescence Quenching of Conjugated Polymer Nanocomposites for Gamma Ray Detection,” Nanotechnology, Vol. 19, 505503, pp 1-5 (November 2008).


B. Zhang, K.Y. Pu, Q.L. Fan, Fan, Q. Pei, L.H. Wang, W. Huang, “Effect of fluorenone on the polyfluorenes with polar tri(ethylene oxide) side chains and their synthesis, characterization and photophysics,”  Acta Chimica Sinica, Vol. 66, pp 1274-1280 (May 28 2008).


Y.S. Zhao, H. Zhong and Q. Pei. “Fluorescence resonance energy transfer in conjugated polymer composites for radiation detection”, PhysChemChemPhys. 10, 1848-1851(March 2008).


Q. Pei, A.J. Heeger, “Operating Mechanism of Light-emitting Electrochemical Cells,” Nature Materials 7, 167 (March 2008).


W. Yuan, L. Hu, Z. Yu, T. Lam, J. Biggs, S.M. Ha , D. Xi, B. Chen, M.K. Senesky, G. Grűner, Q. Pei, “Fault-Tolerant Dielectric Elastomers using Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Electrodes.” Advanced Materials 20, 621–625 (February 2008).


Q. Pei, “Light Emitting Polymers”, Material Matters 2, 26-28 (July 2007).


S.-K. Kim, Y. Hung, W. Yuan, D. Cha, K. Geary, H. R. Fetterman, S.M. Ha, Q. Pei, J. Luo, X. Zhou, A. K-Y Jen, M -S Kwon, W. H. Steier, “Metal-Slotted Polymer Optical Waveguide Device,” Appl. Phys Lett. 90, 243507 (June 2007).


Q. Sun, Y. Li, Q. Pei, “Polymer Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells For High-Efficiency, Low-Voltage Electroluminescent Devices,” J. Display Technology 3, 211-224 (June 2007).


S.M. Ha, W. Yuan, Q. Pei, R. Pelrine and S. Stanford, “Interpenetrating Networks of Elastomers Exhibiting 300% Electrically-Induced Area Strain,” Smart Mater. Struct. 16, S280-S287 (April 2007).


D. Xi, Q. Pei, “In-situ Preparation of Free-standing Nanoporous Alumina Template for Polybithiophene Nanotube Arrays with a Concourse Base,” Nanotechnology 18, 095602 (5pp) (March 2007).


G.A. Wen, X.R. Zhu, L.H. Wang, J. Feng, R. Zhu, W. Wei, B. Peng, Q. Pei, W. Huang,“Synthesis and Characterization of a Main-chain-type Conjugated Copolymer Containing Rare Earth with Photocrosslinkable Group,” J. Polymer Science Part A. Polymer Chemistry 45, 388-394 (Feb 2007).


D. Xi, J. Li, Q. Pei, B. Chen, “Raman Studies of Optical Phonons in Vertical Cadmium Sulfide Nanorod Arrays,” J. Mater. Res. 21, 2911-2915 (Nov 2006).


Y. Yao, C. Shi, G. Li, V. Shrotriya, Q. Pei, and Y. Yang, “Effects of C70 Derivative in Low Bandgap Polymer Photovoltaic Devices: Spectral Complementation and Morphology Optimization,” Appl. Phys. Lett.89, 153507 (October 2006).


C. Shi, Y. Yao, Y. Yang, Q. Pei, “Regioregular Copolymers of 3-Alkoxythiophene and Their Photovoltaic Application”. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128, 8980-8986 (July 2006).


S.M. Ha, W. Yuan, Q. Pei, R. Pelrine, and S. Stanford. “Interpenetrating Polymer Networks for High-Performance Electroelastomer Artificial Muscles”. Advanced Materials 18, 887–891 (April 2006).


W. Shen, Y. Chen, Q. Pei. “Electric Lithography by Electrochemical Polymerization,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 124106(September 2005)


Q. Pei, M. Rosenthal, S. Stanford, H. Prahlad, R. Pelrine. “Multiple-degrees-of-freedom Electroelastomer Roll Actuators”. Smart Mater. Struct. 13,  N86–N92(2004)


Pei, Q; Pelrine, R; Stanford, S, Kornbluh R.; Rosenthal, M. “Electroelastomer rolls and their application for biomimetic walking robots,” Synthetic Metals 135, 129-131(2003).


Chen, F.C., Yang, Y., Pei, Q. “Phosphorescent Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 81, 4278-4280 (November 2002)


R. Pelrine, R. Kornbluh, J. Joseph, R. Heydt, Q. Pei, S. Chiba, “High-Field Deformation of Elastomeric Dielectrics for Actuators,” Materials Sci. Eng. C: Biomimetic and Supramolecular Systems, 11, 89-100, (2000).


R. Pelrine, R. Kornbluh, Q. Pei, J. Joseph, “High-speed electrically actuated elastomers with strain greater than 100%”,  Science 287, 836-839(2000)

S. Chang, Y. Yang, Q. Pei, “Polymer Solution Light-emitting Devices”.  Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, 2081-2083 (1999).


Y. Cao, Q. Pei, M.R. Andersson, G. Yu, A.J. Heeger, AJ.  “Light-emitting electrochemical cells with crown ether as solid electrolyte”. J. Electrochem. Soc. 144, L317-L320(1997).


Y. Yang, Q. Pei, “Efficient blue-green and white light-emitting electrochemical cells based on poly[9, 9-bis(3, 6-dioxaheptyl)-fluorene-2, 7-diyl]”. J. Appl. Phys., 81, 3294-8(1997).


G. Yu, Q. Pei, A.J. Heeger, “Planar Light-emitting Devices Fabricated from Luminescent Electrochemical Polyblends”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, 934-36(1997).


Y. Yang, Q. Pei, “Light-emitting electrochemical cells from a blend of p-type and n-type luminescent conjugated polymers”. Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, 1926-8(1997).


Y. Yang, Q. Pei, “Poly(1,4-phenylene-1,2-diphenylvinylene) and Tris(8-quinolinolate)aluminum Bilayer Light-emitting diodes”, Polym. Adv. Tech. 8, 431-436(1997).


Q. Pei, Y. Yang, G. Yu, Y. Cao, A.J. Heeger, “Solid state polymer light-emitting electrochemical cells: Recent developments,” Synth. Metals. 85, 1229-1232(1997).


E.K. Miller, K. Lee, J. Cornil, Q. Pei, F. Wudl, A.J. Heeger, J.L. Bredas, “Observation of photoinduced charge transfer in conducting polymer/fullerene composites using a high-bandgap polymer”. Synthetic Metals, 84, 631-2(1997).


M.A. DiazGarcia, F. Hide, B.J. Schwartz, M.R. Andersson, Q. Pei, A.J. Heeger, “Plastic lasers: Semiconducting polymers as a new class of solid-state laser materials,” Synthetic Metals, 84, 455-462(1997).


Y. Yang, Q. Pei, “Efficient blue-green and white light-emitting electrochemical cells based on poly[9,9-bis(3,6-dioxaheptyl)-fluorene-2,7-diyl],”J. Appl. Phys. 81, 3294-3298(1997).


Y. Yang, Q. Pei, “Light-emitting electrochemical cells from a blend of p- and n-type luminescent conjugated polymers,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, 1926-1928(1997).


Yang, Y. and Q. Pei, “Voltage controlled two color light-emitting electrochemical cells,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 2708-2710 (1996).


D.J. Dick, A.J. Heeger, Y. Yang, Q. Pei. “Imaging the structure of the p-n junction in polymer light-emitting electrochemical cells”. Advanced Materials 8, 985-7(1996).


F. Hide, M. A. Dmaz-Garcia, B. J. Schwartz, M. R. Andersson, Q. Pei, A. J. Heeger, “Semiconducting Polymers: A New Class of Solid-State Laser Materials”,  Science, 273, 1833-36(1996).


Q. Pei, Y. Yang, “Solid-state polymer light-emitting electrochemical cells,” Synth. Metals 80, 131-136(1996).


Q. Pei and Y. Yang, “Efficient Photoluminescence and Electroluminescence from a Soluble Poly(fluorene)”,   J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 118, 7416-17(1996).


G. Yu, Y. Yang, Y. Cao, Q. Pei, C. Zhang, A.J. Heeger, “Measurement of the energy gap in semiconducting polymers using the light-emitting electrochemical cell”. Chem. Phys. Lett., 259, 465-468(1996).


Y. Yang, Q. Pei, A.J. Heeger, “Efficient blue light-emitting diodes from a soluble poly(para-phenylene): Internal field emission measurement of the energy gap in semiconducting polymers,” Synth. Metals 78, 263-267(1996).


Q. Pei, Y. Yang, G. Yu, C. Zhang, and A.J. Heeger,  “PolymerLight-Emitting Electrochemical Cells: in-situ Formation of a Light-Emitting p-n Junction”,   J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 118, 3922-29(1996).


Y. Yang and Q. Pei, “Voltage Controlled Two Color Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells”,   Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 2708-10(1996).


Y. Yang, Q. Pei and A.J. Heeger, “Efficient Blue Light-emitting Diodes from a Series of Soluble Poly(paraphenylene)s”,  J. Appl. Phys., 79, 934-939(1996).


Q. Pei, G. Yu, C. Zhang, Y. Yang and A.J. Heeger, “Polymer Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells”,  Science,  269, 1086-88(1995).


Q. Pei and Y. Yang, “1,3,4-Oxadiazole-Containing Polymers as Electron-Injection and Blue Electrolumienscent Materials in Polymer Light-Emitting Diodes”,  Chemistry of Materials  7, 1568-75(1995).


Q. Pei, Y. Yang, “Bright Blue Electroluminescence from an Oxadiazole-containing Copolymer,” Advanced materials 7, 559-561(1995).


Y. Yang and Q. Pei, “Electron-Injection Polymer for Polymer Light-Emitting Diodes”,  J. Appl. Phys. 77, 4807-09(1995)


Q. Pei, G. Zuccarelo, M. Ahlskog and O. Inganas, “Electrochromic and Highly Stable Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) Switches between Opaque Blue-Black and Transparent Sky Blue,”   Polymer  35, 1347-51(1994).


I.D. Parker, Q. Pei, and M. Marrocco, “Efficient Blue Electroluminescence from a Fluorinated Polyquinoline”,  Appl. Phys. Lett.  65, 1272-74(1994).


Q. Pei, O. Inganas, J.E. Osterholm, and J. Laakso, “Electrically Conducting Copolymers from 3-Octylthiophene and 3-Methylthiophene”,  Polymer  34, 247-252(1993).


Q. Pei and O. Inganas, “Electrochemical Applications of the Bending Beam Method, a Novel Way to Study Ion Transport in Electroactive Polymers”,  Solid State Ionics  60,  161-166(1993).


Q. Pei and O. Inganas, “Conjugated Polymers as Smart Materials: Gas Sensors and Actuators Using Bending Beams”,  Synthetic Metals  57, 3730-35(1993).


Q. Pei and O. Inganas, “Electroelastomers: Conjugated Poly(3-octylthiophene) Gels with Controlled Crosslinking”,  Synthetic Metals  57, 3724-29(1993).


Q. Pei and O. Inganas, “Electrochemical Muscles: Bending Strips Built from Conjugated Polymers”,  Synthetic Metals  57, 3718-23(1993).


H. Jarvinen, J. Laakso, T. Taka, J.E. Osterholm, Q. Pei, and O. Inganas, “Synthesis of New Processable 3-Substituted Polythiophenes”,  Synthetic Metals  55, 1260-65(1993).


M.R. Andersson, Q. Pei, T. Hjertberg, O. Inganas, O. Wennerstrom, and J.E. Osterholm, “Synthesis of Soluble Poly(alkylthiophenes) which are Thermally Stable in the Doped State”,   Synthetic Metals 55, 1227-31(1993).


Q. Pei, O. Inganas, G. Gustafsson, M. Granstrom, M. Andersson, T. Hjertberg, O. Wennerstrom, J.E. Osterholm, J. Laakso, and H. Jarvinen, “The Routes towards Processable and Stable Conducting Poly(thiophenes)”,  Synthetic Metals  55, 1221-26(1993).


Q. Pei, O. Inganas, and I. Lundstrom, “Bending Bilayer Strips Built from Polyaniline for Artificial Electrochemical Muscles”,  Smart Materials and Structures  2, 1-6(1993).


Q. Pei and O. Inganas, “Electrochemical Applications of the Bending Beam Method. II. Electroshrinking and Slow Relaxation in Polypyrrole”,   J. Phys. Chem.  97, 6034-41(1993).


J.C. Gustafsson, Q. Pei, and O. Inganas, “Spectroscopic Evidence for Asymmetric Polaron State  in Poly(3-(4-octylphenyl)-thiophene)”,   Solid State Commun.  87, 265-267(1993).


E. Smela, O. Inganas, Q. Pei and I. Lundstrom, “Electrochemical Muscles: Micromachining Fingers and Corkscrews”,  Advanced Materials  5, 630-632(1993).


R. Qian, Q. Pei and Y. Li, “Proton Doping of Reduced Polypyrrole”,  Synthetic Metals  61, 275-278(1993).


Q. Pei and O. Inganas, “Poly(3-octylthiophene-co-3-Methylthiophene), a Processable and Stable Conducting Polymer”,  Synthetic Metals  46, 353-357(1992).


Q. Pei and O. Inganas, “Conjugated Polymers and the Bending Beam Method: Electric Muscles and Smart Devices”,  Advanced Materials  4, 277-278(1992).


Q. Pei, H. Jarvinen, J.E. Osterholm, J. Laakso, O. Inganas, “Poly[3-(4-octylphenyl)-thiophene], a New Processable Conducting Polymer”,  Macromolecules  25, 4297-4301(1992).


Q. Pei and O. Inganas, “Electrochemical Applications of the Bending Beam Method. I. Mass Transport and Volume Changes in Polypyrrole during Redox”,   J. Phys. Chem.  96, 10507-14(1992).


Q. Pei and R. Qian, “Electrochemical Polymerization of Pyrrole in Aqueous Buffer Solutions”,    J. Electroanal. Chem.  322, 153-166(1992).


Q. Pei and R. Qian, “Electrode Potentials of Electronically Conducting Polymer Polypyrrole”, Electrochimica Acta  37, 1075-81(1992).


Q. Pei and R. Qian, “Spontaneous Counter-Anion Exchange in Polypyrrole”,  in Polymer and Biomaterials (H. Feng, Y. Han, and L. Huang, eds.),  Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1991, Vol. 3, p195


Q. Pei and R. Qian, “Protonation and Deprotonation of Polypyrrole Chain in Aqueous Solutions”, Synthetic Metals  45, 35-48(1991).


R. Qian, Q. Pei and Z. Huang, “The Role of H+ Ions in the Electrochemical Polymerization of Pyrrole”,  Makromol. Chemie  192, 1263-73(1991).


X. Bi, Q. Pei, X. Xu, and J. Bao, “Electrically Conductive Composites Prepared by Electro-chemical Polymerization of Pyrrole in Some Polymer Matrix”,   Funct. Polym.  3, 113-121(1990).


Q. Pei and X. Bi, “Electrochemical Preparation of Electrically Conducting Polyurethane/ polyaniline Composite”,  J. Appl. Polym. Sci.  38, 1819-28(1989).


Q. Pei and X. Bi, “Electro-Oxidative Polymerization of Aniline on Platinum Anodes Coated with Polyurethane Film”,  Synthetic Metals  30, 351-358(1989).


X. Bi, Q. Pei, and Y. Li, “Electrochemical Studies on Conducting Composite Films from Polyurethane and Polypyrrole”,  Chinese J. Polym. Sci.  6, 377-385(1988).


X. Bi and Q. Pei, “An Electrically-Conductive Composite Prepared by Electrochemical Polymerization of Pyrrole into Polyurethane”,   Synthetic Metals   22, 145-156(1987).