FEM Group

Mailing Address:
  • Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research
    Institute Macromolecular Chemistry
    Department of Polymer Structures
    Group of Prof. Dr. Franziska Lissel
    Hohe Str. 6
    01069 Dresden
  • The scientific members of the Functional Electronic Materials Group are located on the ground floor of IPF's "Laborgebäude" at Hohe Str. 6, 01069 Dresden, Germany.
Selected Publications

ACS Nano K.H. Au-Yeung, S. Sarkar, T. Kühne, O. Aiboudi, D.A. Ryndyk, R. Robles, N. Lorente, F. Lissel, C. Joachim, and F. Moresco.
A Nanocar and Rotor in One Molecule.
ACS Nano 2023,, 17, 3, 3128–3134.

Macromol. Chem. Phys. Z. Qiao, K. Horatz, P.Y. Ho, A. Mitrofanov, C. Zhou, N. Sun, and F. Lissel.
Carboxylic Groups via Postpolymerization Modification of Polythiophene and their Influence on the Performance of a Polymeric MALDI Matrix.
Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2023, 224, 2200250.

Adv. Mater. Technol. P.Y. Ho, E. Dmitrieva, N. Sun, O. Guskova, and F. Lissel.
Synthesis of Novel Ruthenium‐Polymetallaynes and Their Application in Multistate Electrochromic Memory.
Adv. Mater. Technol. 2022, 7, 2200316.

Springer O. Aiboudi and F. Lissel.
DMBI—from n-Type Dopant to Molecular Machines.
Single Molecule Mechanics on a Surface: Gears, Motors and Nanocars, 29-40, Part of the Advances in Atom and Single Molecule Machines book series (AASMM).
Springer International Publishing 2022, 60(12), 1899.

J. Polym. Sci. T. Kao, Z. Qiao, P.Y. Ho, O. Ditzer, N. Sun, B. Voit, and F. Lissel.
Synthesis of Linear Unsubstituted Poly (4, 4′‐triphenylamine) via Suzuki‐Miyaura Coupling of an Asymmetric AB Monomer.
J. Polym. Sci. 2022, 60(12), 1899.

Nanoscale Adv. K.H. Au-Yeung, T. Kühne, O. Aiboudi, S. Sarkar, O. Guskova, D.A. Ryndyk, T. Heine, F. Lissel, and F. Moresco.
STM-induced Ring Closure of Vinylheptafulvene Molecular Dipole Switches on Au(111).
Nanoscale Adv. 2022, 4(20), 4351-4357.

Polymers K. Ditte, N. Kiriy, J. Perez, M. Hambsch, S.C.B. Mannsfeld, Y. Krupskaya, R. Maragani, B. Voit, and F. Lissel.
Charge Carrier Mobility Improvement in Diketopyrrolopyrrole Block-Copolymers by Shear Coating.
Polymers 2021, 13(9), 1435.

ACS Nano E. Vorobyeva, F. Lissel, M. Salanne, and M. R. Lukatskaya.
Bottom-Up Design of Congurable Oligomer-Derived Conducting Metallopolymers for High-Power Electrochemical Energy Storage.
ACS Nano 2021, 15, 10, 15422–15428.

ACS Appl. Polym. Mater.

K. Horatz, M. Giampa, Z. Qiao, S. A. Mostue, and F. Lissel.
Polymerization as a Strategy to Improve Small Organic Matrices for Low Molecular Weight Compound Analytics with MALDI MS and MALDI MS Imaging.
ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. 2021, 3, 4234–4244.


F. Eisenhut, T. Kühne, J. Monsalve, S. Srivastava, D. A. Ryndyk, G. Cuniberti, O. Aiboudi, F. Lissel, V. Zobac, R. Robles, N. Lorente, C. Joachim and F. Moresco.
One-way rotation of a chemically anchored single molecule-rotor.
Nanoscale 2021, 13, 16077–16083.

ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng.

K. Ditte, T. A. Nguyen Le, O. Ditzer, D. I. Sandoval Bojorquez, S. Chae, and L. Baraban, and F. Lissel.
Stretchable OFET biosensor based on a soft semiconducting tri-block-copolymer for the detection of COVID-19 antigens and antibodies.
ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 2021, doi:10.1021/acsbiomaterials.1c00727.

Adv. Mat.

K. Ditte, J. Perez, S. Chae, M. Hambsch, M. Al-Hussein, H. Komber, P. Formanek, S. Mannsfeld, A. Fery, A. Kiriy, and F. Lissel.
Ultra-soft and high mobility block-copolymers for skin-compatible electronics.
Adv. Mat. 2021, 33, pp 3912–3917, doi:10.1002/adma.202005416.

Angew. Chem.

N. Sun, S. Zhang, F. Simon, A. M. Steiner, J. Schubert, Y. Du, Z. Qiao, A. Fery, and F. Lissel.
Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Functionalized with N-Heterocyclic Carbene as Robust and Conductive Ligands to Stabilize Gold Nanoparticles.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60 (8), pp 3912–3917, doi:10.1002/anie.202012216.

Chem. Asian J.

Z. Qiao and F. Lissel.
MALDI Matrices for the Analysis of Low Molecular Weight Compounds: Rational Design, Challenges and Perspectives.
Chem. Asian J. 2021, doi:10.1002/asia.202100044.

Angew. Chem.

A. M. Steiner, F. Lissel, A. Fery, J. Lauth, and M. Scheele.
Prospects of Coupled Organic‐Inorganic Nanostructures for Charge and Energy Transfer Applications.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60 (3), pp 1152–1175, doi:10.1002/anie.20191640.

Adv. Funct. Mat.

H.-C. Wu, F. Lissel, G.-J. N. Wang, D. M. Koshy, S. Nikzad, H. Yan, J. Xu, S. Luo, N. Matsuhisa, Y. Cheng, F. Wang, B. Ji, D. Li, W.-C. Chen, G. Xue, and Z. Bao.
Metal-Ligand Based Mechanophores Enhance Both Mechanical Robustness and Electronic Performance of Polymer Semiconductors.
Adv. Funct. Mat. 2021, 31, doi:10.1002/adfm.202009201.


N. Sun, K. Su, Z. Zhou, X. Tian, D. Wang, A. Fery, F. Lissel, and X. Zhao, C. Chen.
“Colorless-to-Black” Electrochromic and AIE-Active Polyamides: An Effective Strategy for the Highest-Contrast Electrofluorochromism.
Macromolecules 2020, 53, 22, 10117–10127, doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01019.

Polym. Chem.

T. Kühne, K. H. Au Yeung, F. Eisenhut, O. Aiboudi, D. A. Ryndyk, G. Cuniberti, F. Lissel, and F. Moresco.
STM induced manipulation of azulene-based molecules and nanostructures: the role of the dipole moment.
Nanoscale 2020, 12 (48), pp 24471–24476, doi:10.1039/D0NR06809H.

Polym. Chem.

R. Kuhr, P.-Y. Ho, M. Hantusch, F. Lissel, M. Knupfer, and B. Büchner.
Synthesis and Charge Transfer Characteristics of a Ruthenium-acetylide Complex.
RSC Adv. 2020, 10 (70), pp 43242–43247, doi:10.1039/D0RA08390A.


O. Aiboudi and F. Lissel.
Chemical Anchoring of Molecular Rotors.
Building and Probing Small for Mechanics, 99-115, Part of the Advances in Atom and Single Molecule Machines book series (AASMM).


Y. Shin, H. Komber, D. Caiola, M. Cassinelli, H. Sun, D. Stegerer, M. Schreiter, K. Horatz, F. Lissel, X. Jiao, C. McNeill, S. Cimo, C. Bertarelli, S. Fabiano, M. Caironi, and M. Sommer.
A highly soluble, high molecular weight naphthalene diimide bithiophene copolymer with polar side chains for low-level n-doped organic thermoelectrics.
Macromolecules 2020, doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.0c00657.

Sci. Adv.

Y. Karpov, N. Kiriy, P. Formanek, C. Hoffmann, T. Beryozkina, M. Hambsch, M. Al‐Hussein, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, B. Büchner, B. Debnath, M. Bretschneider, Y. Krupskaya, F. Lissel, and A. Kiriy.
Sequentially Processed P3HT/CN6‐CP•–NBu4+ Films: Interfacial or Bulk Doping?
Adv. Electron. Mater. 2020, 6, 1901346.

Polym. Chem.

P.-Y. Ho, H. Komber, K. Horatz, T. Tsuda, S. Mannsfeld, E. Dmitrieva, O. Blacque, U. Kraft, H. Sirringhaus, and F. Lissel.
Synthesis and Characterization of a Solution-Processable Ru(II) Polymetallayne.
Polym. Chem. 2020, 11, pp 472–479, doi:10.1039/C9PY01090D.
Invited article for the special edition Polymer Chemistry Emerging Investigators 2020.


K. Horatz, K. Ditte, T. Prenveille, K.-N. Zhang, D. Jehnichen, D. Kiriy, B. Voit, and F. Lissel.
Amorphous Conjugated Polymers as Efficient Dual‐Mode MALDI Matrices for Low‐Molecular‐Weight Analytes.
ChemPlusChem 2019, doi:10.1002/cplu.201900203.
Selected as Cover Feature.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. Cover

J. Mater. Chem.

N. Sun, K. Su, Z. Zhou, X. Tian, D. Wang, N. Vilbrandt, A. Fery, F. Lissel, X. Zhao, and C. Chen.
Synergistic Effect Between Electroactive Tetraphenyl-p-phenylenediamine and AIE-active Tetraphenylethylene for Highly Integrated Electrochromic/Electrofluorochromic Performances.
J. Mater. Chem. C 2019, doi:10.1039/c9tc02001b.


N. Sun, K. Su, Z. Zhou, X. Tian, Z. Jianhua, D. Chao, D. Wang, F. Lissel, X. Zhao, and C. Chen.
High-Performance Emission/Color Dual-Switchable Polymer-Bearing Pendant Tetraphenylethylene (TPE) and Triphenylamine (TPA) Moieties.
Macromolecules 2019, doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.9b00079.

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces

Y. Karpov, N. Kiriy, P. Formanek, J. Zessin, M. Hambsch, S. C. B. Mannsfeld, F. Lissel, T. Beryozkina, V. Bakulev, B. Voit., and A. Kiriy.
Layer-by-Layer Assembly Enabled by the Anionic p-Dopant CN6-CP•–K+: a Route to Achieve Interfacial Doping of Organic Semiconductors.
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2019, doi:10.1021/acsami.8b15033.

Adv. Funct. Mat.

J. Mun, G.‐J. N. Wang, J. Y. O, T. Katsumata, F. L. Lee, J. Kang, H.-C. Wu, F. Lissel, S. Rondeau‐Gagné, J. B.‐H. Tok, and Z. Bao.
Effect of Nonconjugated Spacers on Mechanical Properties of Semiconducting Polymers for Stretchable Transistors.
Adv. Funct. Mat. 2018, doi:10.1002/adfm.201804222.

J. Am. Chem. Soc.

K. Horatz, M. Giampà, Y. Karpov, K. Sahre, H. Bednarz, A. Kiriy, B. Voit, K. Niehaus, N. Hadjichristidis, D. L. Michels, and F. Lissel.
Conjugated Polymers as a New Class of Dual-Mode Matrices for MALDI Mass Spectrometry and Imaging.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, doi:10.1021/jacs.8b06637.
Selected for ACS Editors' Choice, JACS Spotlight, and supplementary journal cover (open access).

J. Am. Chem. Soc. Cover

Sci. Adv. M. R. Lukatskaya, J. Feldblyum, D. G. Mackanic, F. Lissel, D. L. Michels, Y. Cui, and Z. Bao.
Concentrated Mixed Cation Acetate "Water-in-Salt" Solutions as Green and Low Cost High Voltage Electrolytes for Aqueous Batteries.
Energy Environ. Sci. 2018, doi:10.1039/C8EE00833G.
Selected as an outstanding "hot article" by the editors (open access).

Sci. Adv. H.-C. Wu, S. Rondeau‐Gagné, Y.‐C. Chiu, F. Lissel, J. W. F. To, Y. Tsao, J. Y. Oh, B. Tang, W.‐C. Chen, J. B. Tok, and Z. Bao.
Enhanced Charge Transport and Stability Conferred by Iron (III)‐Coordination in a Conjugated Polymer Thin‐Film Transistors.
Adv. Elect. Mater. 2018, doi:10.1002/aelm.201800239.

Sci. Adv. Y. Wang, C. Zhu, R. Pfattner, H. Yan, L. Jin, S. Chen, F. Molina-Lopez, F. Lissel, J. Liu, N. I. Rabiah, Z. Chen, J. W. Chung, C. Linder, M. F. Toney, B. Murmann, and Z. Bao.
A Highly Stretchable, Transparent and Conductive Polymer.
Sci. Adv. 2017, doi:10.1126/sciadv.1602076.

ACS Nano G. I. Koleilat, M. Vosgueritchian, T. Lei, Y. Zhou, D. W. Lin, F. Lissel, P. Lin, J. W. F. To, T. Xie, K. England, Y. Zhang, and Z. Bao.
Surpassing the Exciton Diffusion Limit in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Sensitized Solar Cells.
ACS Nano 2016, doi:10.1021/acsnano.6b06358.

Nature J. Y. Oh, S. Rondeau-Gagné, Y.-C. Chiu, A. Chortos, F. Lissel, G.-J. N. Wang, B. C. Schroeder, T. Kurosawa, J. Lopez, T. Katsumata, J. Xu, C. Zhu, X. Gu, W.-G. Bae, Y. Kim, L. Jin, J. W. Chung, J. B.-H. Tok, and Z. Bao.
Intrinsically Stretchable and Healable Semiconducting Polymer for Organic Transistors.
Nature 2016, doi:10.1038/nature20102.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. Y.-L. Rao, A. Chortos, R. Pfattner, F. Lissel, Y.-C. Chiu, V. Feig, J. Xu, T. Kurosawa, X. Gu, C. Wang, M. He, J. W. Chung, and Z. Bao.
Stretchable Self-healing Polymeric Dielectrics Crosslinked Through Metal-Ligand Coordination.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138 (18), pp 6020–6027.

Nat. Chem.

C.-H. Li, C. Wang, C. Keplinger, J.-L. Zuo, L. Jin, Y. Sun, P. Zheng, Y. Cao, F. Lissel, C. Linder, X.-Z. You, Z. Bao.
A Highly Stretchable Autonomous Self-Healing Elastomer.
Nat. Chem. 2016, 8 (6), pp 618–624.
Featured on Stanford News and Stanford Engineering News.

Nat. Nanotechnol.

F. Schwarz, G. Kastlunger, F. Lissel, C. Egler-Lucas, S. Semenov, K. Venkatesan, H. Berke, R. Stadler, and E. Lörtscher.
Field-induced conductance switching by charge-state alternation in organometallic single-molecule junctions.
Nat. Nanotechnol. 2016, 11, pp 170–176.

Organometallics F. Lissel, O. Blacque, K. Venkatesan, and H. Berke.
Structural and Electronic Variations of sp/sp2 Carbon-Based Bridges in Di- and Trinuclear Redox-Active Iron Complexes Bearing Fe(diphosphine)2X (X = I, NCS) Moieties.
Organometallics 2015, 34 (2), pp 408–418.

UZH F. Lissel.
Iron-Alkyne Based Organometallic Molecules as Functional Building Blocks for Molecular Junctions.
PhD thesis, University of Zurich, 2014.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. F. Lissel, F. Schwarz, O. Blacque, H. Riel, E. Lörtscher, K. Venkatesan, and H. Berke.
Organometallic single-molecule electronics: tuning electron transport through X(diphosphine)2FeC4Fe(diphosphine)2X building blocks by varying the Fe-X-Au anchoring scheme from coordinative to covalent.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136 (41), pp 14560–14569.

NanoLetters F. Schwarz, G. Kastelunger, F. Lissel, H. Riel, K. Venkatesan, H. Berke, R. Stadler, and E. Lörtscher.
High-conductive organometallic molecular wires with delocalized electron systems strongly coupled to metal electrodes.
NanoLetters 2014, 14 (10), pp 5932–5940.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. F. Lissel, T. Fox, O. Blacque, W. Polit, R. F. Winter, K. Venkatesan, and H. Berke.
Stepwise construction of an iron-substituted rigid-rod molecular wire: targeting a tetraferra-tetracosa-decayne.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135 (10), pp 4051–4060.

Uni Bremen F. Lissel.
Syntheses of Asymetrically Substituted Perfluorinated Phthalocyanines and their Catalytic Investigation.
Master's thesis, University of Bremen, 2009.

J. Organomet. Chem. T. Schaffran, F. Lissel, B. Samatanga, G. Karlsson, A. Burghardt, K. Edwards, M. Winterhalter, R. Peschka-Süss, R. Schubert, and D. Gabel.
Dodecaborate cluster lipids with variable headgroups for boron neutron capture therapy: Synthesis, physical-chemical properties and toxicity.
J. Organomet. Chem. 2009, 694 (11), pp 1708–1712.


F. Lissel and D. L. Michels.
Polymeric Materials for MALDI Imaging and Method of Using the Polymeric Materials.
International Application WO2019197880A1.

J. W. Chung, S. Lee, Z. Bao, S. Rondeau Gagne, B. Schroeder, J. Y. Oh, Y.-C. Chiu, and F. Lissel.
Polymer and Electronic Device and Organic Thin Film Transistor Including the Same.
United States Grant US10050203B2.