Markus Scharber

Johannes Kepler University
Linz Institute Organic Solar Cells



Organic electronics, solar cells, perovskites, spectroscopy


Scholar Citations


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  • Leveraging Bromine-Induced Large Stokes Shift in Pyrrolidinium Perovskite Nanoparticles for Improved Organic Photovoltaic Performance
    M Munir, R Arbi, J Tan, P Oliveira, SI Lee, MC Scharber, NS Sariciftci, ...
    ACS Applied Nano Materials 2024

  • 3-Thiophenemalonic Acid Additive Enhanced Performance in Perovskite Solar Cells
    S Abicho, B Hailegnaw, F Mayr, M Cobet, C Yumusak, TA Lelisho, ...
    ACS omega 9 (2), 2674-2686 2024

  • Polymerized Riboflavin and Anthraquinone Derivatives for Oxygen Reduction Reaction
    N Kleinbruckner, E Leeb, D Wielend, C Schimanofsky, M Cobet, F Mayr, ...
    Advanced Sustainable Systems, 2300352 2023

  • Phenoxy Group-Containing Asymmetric Non-Fullerene Acceptors Achieved Higher VOC over 1.0 V through Alkoxy Side-Chain Engineering for Organic Solar Cells
    CH Wang, MR Busireddy, SC Huang, H Nie, YS Liu, BY Lai, LH Meng, ...
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 15 (50), 58683-58692 2023

  • Sensitive and high laser damage threshold substrates for surface‐enhanced Raman scattering based on gold and silver nanoparticles
    F Mayr, R Zimmerleiter, PMA Farias, M Bednorz, Y Salinas, A Galembek, ...
    Analytical Science Advances 4 (11-12), 335-346 2023

  • Glycol bearing perylene monoimide based non-fullerene acceptors with increased dielectric permittivity
    P Frk, J Hofinger, M Reinfelds, T Rath, H Amenitsch, MC Scharber, ...
    Monatshefte fr Chemie-Chemical Monthly 154 (12), 1369-1381 2023

  • The Role of Alpha‐Methylbenzyl Ammonium Iodide to Reduce Defect Densities in Perovskite Devices
    B Hailegnaw, F Mayr, C Putz, L Lehner, K Gugujonovic, S Demchyshyn, ...
    Solar RRL 7 (20), 2300316 2023

  • An autonomous wearable biosensor powered by a perovskite solar cell
    J Min, S Demchyshyn, JR Sempionatto, Y Song, B Hailegnaw, C Xu, ...
    Nature Electronics 6 (8), 630-641 2023

  • c-PCBSD, a cross-linked fullerene derivative, as a cathodic interlayer in wide-band gap perovskite solar cells
    K Gugujonović, F Mayr, B Hailegnaw, S Pllner, R Zahrhuber, A Planer, ...
    Monatshefte fr Chemie-Chemical Monthly, 1-8 2023

  • Eco-Friendly Solvent-Processed Dithienosilicon-Bridged Carbazole-Based Small-Molecule Acceptors Achieved over 25.7% PCE in Ternary Devices under Indoor Conditions
    MR Busireddy, SC Huang, YJ Su, ZY Lee, CH Wang, MC Scharber, ...
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2023

  • A Bifunctional Electrocatalyst for OER and ORR based on a Cobalt (II) Triazole Pyridine Bis‐[Cobalt (III) Corrole] Complex
    A Aljabour, H Awada, L Song, H Sun, S Offenthaler, F Yari, M Bechmann, ...
    Angewandte Chemie 135 (21), e202302208 2023

  • Broadband Photon Harvesting in Organic Photovoltaic Devices Induced by Large-Area Nanogrooved Templates
    D Chowdhury, SA Mohamed, G Manzato, B Siri, R Chittofrati, ...
    ACS Applied Nano Materials 6 (7), 6230-6240 2023

  • Magnetic Field Effect in Hydrogen‐Bonded Semiconductor‐Based Organic Field‐Effect Transistors
    D Saadi, C Yumusak, I Zrinski, AI Mardare, S Romdhane, NS Sariciftci, ...
    physica status solidi (a) 220 (7), 2200821 2023

  • Elucidating the Origins of High Preferential Crystal Orientation in Quasi‐2D Perovskite Solar Cells (Adv. Mater. 5/2023)
    LE Lehner, S Demchyshyn, K Frank, A Minenkov, DJ Kubicki, H Sun, ...
    Advanced Materials 35 (5), 2370030 2023

  • Elucidating the Origins of High Preferential Crystal Orientation in Quasi‐2D Perovskite Solar Cells
    LE Lehner, S Demchyshyn, K Frank, A Minenkov, DJ Kubicki, H Sun, ...
    Advanced Materials 35 (5), 2208061 2023

  • Efficiency of Emerging Photovoltaic Devices under Indoor Conditions
    MC Scharber
    Solar RRL, 2300811 2023

  • N, N′-Substituted quinacridones for organic electronic device applications
    D Saadi, F Mayr, C Yumusak, D Wielend, M Cobet, B Kahraman, ...
    Materials Advances 4 (9), 2214-2225 2023

  • Enhanced Stokes Shift and Phase Stability by Cosynthesizing Perovskite Nanoparticles (MAPbI3/MAPbBr3) in a Single Solution
    M Munir, J Tan, R Arbi, P Oliveira, E Leeb, Y Salinas, MC Scharber, ...
    Advanced Photonics Research 3 (11), 2100372 2022

  • In vitro cytotoxicity of D18 and Y6 as potential organic photovoltaic materials for retinal prostheses
    A Cetkovic, A Bellapianta, M Irimia-Vladu, J Hofinger, C Yumusak, ...
    International Journal of Molecular Sciences 23 (15), 8666 2022

  • Radiative Recombination in Bulk‐Heterojunction Solar Cells
    F Hackl, T Fromherz, MC Scharber
    Israel Journal of Chemistry 62 (7-8), e202100134 2022


  • Design rules for donors in bulk‐heterojunction solar cells—Towards 10% energy‐conversion efficiency
    MC Scharber, D Mhlbacher, M Koppe, P Denk, C Waldauf, AJ Heeger, ...
    Advanced materials 18 (6), 789-794 2006
    Citations: 5940

  • Polymer‐fullerene bulk‐heterojunction solar cells
    G Dennler, MC Scharber, CJ Brabec
    Advanced materials 21 (13), 1323-1338 2009
    Citations: 3842

  • High photovoltaic performance of a low‐bandgap polymer
    D Mhlbacher, M Scharber, M Morana, Z Zhu, D Waller, R Gaudiana, ...
    Advanced Materials 18 (21), 2884-2889 2006
    Citations: 1443

  • Efficiency of bulk-heterojunction organic solar cells
    MC Scharber, NS Sariciftci
    Progress in polymer science 38 (12), 1929-1940 2013
    Citations: 1308

  • Flexible high power-per-weight perovskite solar cells with chromium oxide–metal contacts for improved stability in air
    M Kaltenbrunner, G Adam, ED Głowacki, M Drack, R Schwdiauer, ...
    Nature materials 14 (10), 1032-1039 2015
    Citations: 952

  • Ultrathin, highly flexible and stretchable PLEDs
    MS White, M Kaltenbrunner, ED Głowacki, K Gutnichenko, G Kettlgruber, ...
    Nature Photonics 7 (10), 811-816 2013
    Citations: 947

  • Design Rules for Donors in Bulk‐Heterojunction Tandem Solar Cells Towards 15% Energy‐Conversion Efficiency
    G Dennler, MC Scharber, T Ameri, P Denk, K Forberich, C Waldauf, ...
    Advanced Materials 20 (3), 579-583 2008
    Citations: 675

  • Panchromatic conjugated polymers containing alternating donor/acceptor units for photovoltaic applications
    Z Zhu, D Waller, R Gaudiana, M Morana, D Mhlbacher, M Scharber, ...
    Macromolecules 40 (6), 1981-1986 2007
    Citations: 552

  • Bimolecular crystals of fullerenes in conjugated polymers and the implications of molecular mixing for solar cells
    AC Mayer, MF Toney, SR Scully, J Rivnay, CJ Brabec, M Scharber, ...
    Advanced Functional Materials 19 (8), 1173-1179 2009
    Citations: 501

  • Bimolecular recombination coefficient as a sensitive testing parameter for low-mobility solar-cell materials
    A Pivrikas, G Juška, AJ Mozer, M Scharber, K Arlauskas, NS Sariciftci, ...
    Physical review letters 94 (17), 176806 2005
    Citations: 403

  • Influence of the bridging atom on the performance of a low-bandgap bulk heterojunction solar cell
    MC Scharber, M Koppe, J Gao, F Cordella, MA Loi, P Denk, M Morana, ...
    Advanced materials 22 (3), 367 2010
    Citations: 397

  • Near IR sensitization of organic bulk heterojunction solar cells: towards optimization of the spectral response of organic solar cells
    M Koppe, HJ Egelhaaf, G Dennler, MC Scharber, CJ Brabec, P Schilinsky, ...
    Advanced Functional Materials 20 (2), 338-346 2010
    Citations: 356

  • Physics of organic bulk heterojunction devices for photovoltaic applications
    C Waldauf, MC Scharber, P Schilinsky, JA Hauch, CJ Brabec
    Journal of applied physics 99 (10) 2006
    Citations: 317

  • Exciton diffusion length in narrow bandgap polymers
    OV Mikhnenko, H Azimi, M Scharber, M Morana, PWM Blom, MA Loi
    Energy & Environmental Science 5 (5), 6960-6965 2012
    Citations: 299

  • Charge transfer excitons in bulk heterojunctions of a polyfluorene copolymer and a fullerene derivative
    MA Loi, S Toffanin, M Muccini, M Forster, U Scherf, M Scharber
    Advanced Functional Materials 17 (13), 2111-2116 2007
    Citations: 293

  • Stabilization of the nanomorphology of polymer–fullerene “bulk heterojunction” blends using a novel polymerizable fullerene derivative
    M Drees, H Hoppe, C Winder, H Neugebauer, NS Sariciftci, W Schwinger, ...
    Journal of Materials Chemistry 15 (48), 5158-5163 2005
    Citations: 261

  • Organic photovoltaics for low light applications
    R Steim, T Ameri, P Schilinsky, C Waldauf, G Dennler, M Scharber, ...
    Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 95 (12), 3256-3261 2011
    Citations: 253

  • Angle dependence of external and internal quantum efficiencies in bulk-heterojunction organic solar cells
    G Dennler, K Forberich, MC Scharber, CJ Brabec, I Tomiš, K Hingerl, ...
    Journal of Applied Physics 102 (5) 2007
    Citations: 239

  • Fabrication, optical modeling, and color characterization of semitransparent bulk‐heterojunction organic solar cells in an inverted structure
    T Ameri, G Dennler, C Waldauf, H Azimi, A Seemann, K Forberich, ...
    Advanced Functional Materials 20 (10), 1592-1598 2010
    Citations: 231

  • Nanomorphology and charge generation in bulk heterojunctions based on low‐bandgap dithiophene polymers with different bridging atoms
    M Morana, H Azimi, G Dennler, HJ Egelhaaf, M Scharber, K Forberich, ...
    Advanced Functional Materials 20 (7), 1180-1188 2010
    Citations: 221