High Temperature Polymer Electrolytes and Fuel Cells


  1. G. Avgouropoulos, S. Schlicker, K.-P. Schelhaas, J. Papavasiliou, K.D. Papadimitriou, E. Theodorakopoulou, N. Gourdoupi, A. Machocki, T. Ioannides, J.K. Kallitsis, G. Kolb, S. Neophytides "Performance evaluation of a proof-of-concept 70 W internal reforming methanol fuel cell system", Journal of Power Sources, 307, 875-882 (2016).

  2. K. D. Papadimitriou, M. Geormezi, S. G. Neophytides,J. K. Kallitsis ,"Covalent cross-linking in phosphoric acid of pyridine based aromatic polyethers bearing side double bonds for use in high temperature polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells", 433,1-9 (2013).

  3. M. Geormezi, V. Deimede, J.K. Kallitsis,S. Neophytides, "Polymer blends based on copolymers bearing both side and main chain pyridine units as proton exchange membranes for high temperature fuel cells", Journal of Membrane Science, 396, 57-66 (2012).

  4. A. Voege, V. A. Deimede, J. K. Kallitsis, "Side Chain Crosslinking of Aromatic Polyethers for High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Applications, Journal of Polymer Science (Polymer Chemistry), 50, 207-216 (2012).

  5. K. D. Papadimitriou, F. Paloukis, S.G. Neophytides, J.K. Kallitsis "Crosslinking of Side Chain Unsaturated Aromatic Polyethers for High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Applications", Macromolecules, 44 (12), 4942-4951 (2011).

  6. J. K. Kallitsis, M. Geormezi, S. Neophytides, "Polymer Electrolyte Membranes for High Temperature Fuel Cells based on Aromatic Polyethers bearing Pyridine Units" Polymer International, Polymer International, 58, 1226-1233, (2009).

  7. G. Avgouropoulos, J. Papavasiliou, M.K. Daletou, J.K. Kallitsis, Th. Ioannides and S. Neophytides, "Reforming methanol to electricity in a high temperature PEM fuel cell", Applied Catalysis B-Environmental, 90 (3-4), 628-632, (2009).

  8. E.K. Pefkianakis, Ch. Morfopoulou, V. Deimede, J.K. Kallitsis, "Blends of Aromatic Polyethers Bearing Polar Pyridine Units and Their Evaluation as High Temperature Polymer Electrolytes", Macromolecular Symposia, 279, 183-190, (2009).

  9. M.K Daletou, G. Voyiatzis, J.K. Kallitsis and S.G. Neophytides, "The interaction of water vapors with H3PO4 imbibed PBI/polysulfone copolymer blends", Journal of Membrane Science, 326, 76-83 (2009).

  10. M. Geormezi, V. Deimede, N. Gourdoupi, N. Triantafyllopoulos, S. Neophytides, and J. K. Kallitsis "Novel Pyridine-Based Poly(ether sulfones) and their Study in High Temperature PEM Fuel Cells", Macromolecules, 41 (23), 9051-9056 (2008).

  11. N. Gourdoupi, K. Papadimitriou, S. Neophytides, J.K. Kallitsis "New High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membranes. Influence of the Chemical Structure on their Properties†, Fuel Cells, 8, ( 3-4), 200-208, (2008).


Materials for organic photovoltaics


  1. Highly Efficient Solid-State Near-infrared Organic Light-Emitting Diodes incorporating A-D-A Dyes based on α,β-unsubstituted "BODIPY" Moieties Zampetti, A.; Minotto, A.: Squeo, B. M.; Gregoriou, V. G.; Allard, S.; Scherf, U.; Chochos, C. L.; Franco Cacialli Sci. Rep. 2017, 7, 1611.

  2. “Optimization of the power conversion efficiency in high bandgap naphthodithiophene-based conjugated polymers for organic photovoltaics by the random terpolymer approach” Gedefaw, D.; Sharma, A.; Pan, X.; Bjuggren, J.; Kroon, R.; Gregoriou, V. G.; Chochos, C. L.; Andersson, M. R. Eur. Polym. J. 2017, 91, 92-99.

  3. “BODIPY-based Polymeric Dyes as Emerging Horizon Materials for Biological Sensing and Organic Electronic Applications” Squeo, B. M.; Gregoriou, V. G.; Avgeropoulos, A.; Baysec, S.; Allard, S.; Scherf, U.; Chochos, C. L. Prog. Polym. Sci. 2017, 71, 26-52.

  4. “Porous Organic Polymers as Emerging New Materials for Organic Photovoltaic Applications: Current Status and Future Challenges” Bildirir, H.*; Gregoriou, V. G.; Avgeropoulos, A.; Scherf, U.; Chochos, C. L. Mater. Horiz. 2017, 4, 546.

  5. “Beyond Donor–Acceptor (D–A) Approach: Structure-Optoelectronic Properties-Organic Photovoltaic Performance Correlation in New D-A1-D-A2 Low Band Gap Conjugated Polymers” Chochos, C. L.; Drakopoulou, S.; Katsouras, A.; Squeo, B. M.; Sprau, C.; Colsmann, A.; Gregoriou, V. G.; Cando, A.-P.; Allard, S.; Scherf, U.; Gasparini, N.; Ameri, T.; Brabec, C. J.; Avgeropoulos, A. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2017, 38, 1600720.

  6. “Indacenodithienothiophene-Based Ternary Organic Solar Cells: Concept, Devices and optoelectronic analysis” Gasparini, N.; Rodriguez, E. A. G.; Katsouras, A.; Avgeropoulos, A.; Pagona, G.; Gregoriou, V. G.; Chochos, C. L.; Allard, S.; Scherf, U.; Brabec, C. J.; Ameri, T., Front. Energy Res. 2017, 4, 40.

  7. “Enhancement of the power conversion efficiency in organic photovoltaics by unveiling the appropriate polymer backbone enlargement approach” Chochos, C. L.; Singh, R.; Kim, K.; Gasparini, N.; Katsouras, A.; Kulshreshtha, C.; Gregoriou, V. G.; Keivanidis, P. E.; Ameri, T.; Brabec, C. J.; Cho, K.; Avgeropoulos, A., Adv. Funct. Mater. 2016, 26, 1840.

  8. S. Kakogianni, M. A. Lebedeva, G. Paloumbis, A. K. Andreopoulou, K. Porfyrakis and J. K. Kallitsis, "Semiconducting end-perfluorinated P3HT–fullerenic hybrids as potential additives for P3HT/IC70BA blends", RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 98306-98316

  9. “Ultra Low Band Gap α,β-unsubstituted BODIPY-based Copolymer Synthesized by Palladium Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Polymerization for Near Infrared Organic photovoltaics” Squeo, B. M.; Gasparini, N.; Ameri, T.; Palma-Caldo, A.; Allard, S.; Gregoriou, V. G.; Brabec, C. J.; Scherf, U.; Chochos, C. L., J. Mater. Chem. A 2015, 3, 16279-16286.

  10. “Using pyridal[2,1,3]thiadiazole as an acceptor unit in a low band-gap copolymer for photovoltaic applications” Ibraikulov, O. A.; Bechara, R.; Chavez, P.; Bulut, I.; Tastanbekov, D.; Leclerc, N.; Hebraud, A.; Heinrich, B.; Berson, S.; Lemaitre, N.; Chochos, C. L.; Lévêque, P.; Heiser, T., Org. Electron. 2015, 23, 171 - 178.

  11. “Impact of thienothiophene isomeric structures on the optoelectronic properties and photovoltaic performance in quinoxaline based donor-acceptor copolymers” Singh, R.; Pagona, G.; Gregoriou, V. G.; Tagmatarchis, N.; Toliopoulos, D.; Han, Y.; Fei, Z.; Katsouras, A.; Avgeropoulos, A.; Anthopoulos, T. D.; Heeney, M.; Keivanidis, P. E.; Chochos, C. L., Polym. Chem. 2015, 6, 3098-3109.

  12. “The role of the ethynylene bond on the optical and electronic properties of diketopyrrolopyrrole copolymers” Pattanasattayavong, P.; Sygletou, M.; Kymakis, E.; Stratakis, E.; Yan, F.; Gregoriou, V. G.; Anthopoulos, T. D.; Chochos, C. L., RSC Adv. 2014, 4, 58404-58411.

  13. “Influence of the Electron Deficient Co-monomer on the Optoelectronic Properties and Photovoltaic Performance of Dithienogermole-based Co-polymers” Yau, C. P.; Fei, Z; Ashraf, R. S.; Shahid, M.; Watkins, S. E.; Pattanasattayavong, P.; Anthopoulos, T. D.; Gregoriou, V. G.; Chochos, C. L.; Heeney, M., Adv. Funct. Mater. 2014, 24, 678-687.

  14. “Rational Design on N-Type Organic Materials for High Performance Organic Photovoltaics” Chochos, C. L.; Tagmatarchis, N.; Gregoriou, V. G., RSC Adv. 2013, 3, 7160-7181.

  15. “Novel Hybrid Materials Consisting of Regioregular Poly(3-octylthiophene)s Covalently Attached on Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes” Stefopoulos, A. A.; Chochos, C. L.; Prato, M.; Pistolis, G.; Papagelis, K.; Petraki, F.; Kennou, S.; Kallitsis, J. K., Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 8715-8724.