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Water stability and orthogonal patterning of flexible micro-electrochemical transistors on plastic

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Water-Enabled Healing of Conducting Polymer Films

Self-healing electronic materials can repair damage caused by external agents. Therefore, they are highly desirable for electronic devices. 

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Articles published at Polytechnique Montréal (since 2011)

[106] J. Kim, J. Fan, G. Petrossian, X. Zhou, P. Kateb, N. Gagnon-Lafrenais and F. Cicoira, Self-healing, stretchable and recyclable polyurethane-PEDOT:PSS conductive blends. Materials Horizons (in press)

[105] E. Sauvage, J. Matta, C. Dang, J. Fan, G. Cruzado, F. Cicoira and G. Merle, Electroconductive cardiac patch based on bioactive PEDOT:PSS hydrogels. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 1-10, 2024.

[104] M. Azimi, J. Fan and F. Cicoira, Evaluating the performance of p-type organic field-effect transistor using different source-drain electrodes. MRS Communications, 14, 178-183, 2024.

[103] M. Wang, J. Kim, F. Miquet-Westphal, X. Zhou, P. Kateb, J. Fan and F. Cicoira, Self-healable PEDOT-based film, hydrogel, and OECT devices for bioelectronics. Material Matters, 19(1), 2024.

[102] X. Zhou, P. Kateb, J. Fan, J. Kim, G. A. Lodygensky, B. Amilhon, D. Pasini and F. Cicoira, Conducting polymer films and bioelectrodes combining high adhesion and electro-mechanical self-healing. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 12, 5708-5717, 2024.

[101] P. Kateb, J. Fan, J. Kim, X. Zhou, G. A. Lodygensky, and F. Cicoira, Printable, adhesive, and self-healing dry epidermal electrodes based on PEDOT:PSS and polyurethane diol. Flexible and Printed Electronics, 8(4), 045006, 2023.

[100] X. Zhou, P. Kateb, F. Miquet-Westphal, G. A. Lodygensky, and F. Cicoira, Soft, conductive and anti-freezing conducting polymer organohydrogels. Advanced Sensor Research, 2(12), 2300072, 2023.

[99] G. Petrossian, P. Kateb, F. Miquet-Westphal, and F. Cicoira, Advances in Electrode Materials for Scalp, Forehead, and Ear EEG: A Mini-Review. ACS Applied Bio Materials, 6(8), 3019-3032, 2023.

[98] M. Abbasipour, P. Kateb, D. Pasini, and F. Cicoira, Stretchable kirigami-inspired conductive polymers for strain sensors applications. Flexible and Printed Electronics, 8, 024003, 2023.

[97] M. Azimi, C. Kim, J. Fan, and F. Cicoira, Effect of Ionic Conductivity of Electrolyte on Printed Planar and Vertical Organic Electrochemical Transistors. Faraday Discussions, 246, 540-555, 2023.

[96] B. Sarkar, F. Miquet-Westphal, S. Bobbara, B. George, D. Dousset, G. Beltrame, K. Wu, and F. Cicoira, Electromagnetic Interference Shielding in Lightweight Carbon Xerogels. Materials Research Express, 10(4), 045601, 2023.

[95] M. Azimi, A. Subramanian, J. Fan, F. Soavi, and F. Cicoira, Electrical and mechanical stability of flexible, organic electrolyte-gated transistors based on ion gel and hydrogels. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 11(14), 4623-4633, 2023.

[94] C.Kim, M. Azimi, J. Fan, H. Nagarajan, M. Wang and F. Cicoira, All-printed and Stretchable Organic Electrochemical Transistors Using a Hydrogel Electrolyte. Nanoscale, 15(7), 3263-3272, 2023.

[93] J. Hagler, J. Yeu, X. Zhou, G. Ducharme, B. Amilhon, and F. Cicoira, Electrodeposited PEDOT:BF4 Coatings Improve Impedance of Chronic Neural Stimulating Probes In Vivo. Adv. Mater. Interfaces,  2201066, 2022.

[92] M. Lerond, W. G. Skene, and  F. Cicoira. Enhancing the performance of transparent and highly stretchable organic electrochemical transistors by acid treatment and copolymer blending of electrospun PEDOT: PSS fibers. Journal of Materials Chemistry C., 10(32), 11739-11746, 2022.

[91] M. Lerond, M.A. Raj, V. Wu, F. Cicoira, and W.G. Skene. An intrinsically stretchable and bendable electrochromic device. Nanotechnology, 33(40), 405706, 2022.

[90] C. Huyer, D. Modafferi, M. Aminzare, J. Ferraro, Z. Abdali, S. Roy, D. Saldanha, S. Wasim, J. Alberti, S. Feng, F. Cicoira, and N.-M. Dorval Courchesne, Fabrication of Curli Fiber-PEDOT:PSS Biomaterials with Tunable Self-Healing, Mechanical, and Electrical Properties, ACS Biomaterials, 2022.

[89] F. Cicoira, Stretching out transistors. Nature Materials, 21, 495–497, 2022. 

[88] A. Subramanian, M. Azimi, C. Y. Leong, S. L. Lee, C. Santato, and F. Cicoira, Solution-Processed Titanium Dioxide Ion-Gated Transistors and Their Application for pH Sensing, Frontiers in Electronics, 3, 813535, 2022.

[87] J. Hagler, C. Kim, P. Kateb, J. Yeu, N. Gagnon-Lafrenais, E. Gee, S. Audry, and F. Cicoira, Flexible and stretchable printed conducting polymer devices for electrodermal activity measurements, Flexible and Printed Electronics7(1), 014008, 2022.

[86] Y. Li, X. Zhou, B. Sarkar, N. Gagnon-Lafrenais, and F. Cicoira, Recent progresses on Self-healable Conducting Polymers, Advanced materials, 2108932, 2022.

[85] X. Zhou, A. Rajeev, A. Subramanian, Y. Li, N. Rossetti, G. Natale, G. A. Lodygensky, and F. Cicoira, Self-healing, stretchable, and highly adhesive hydrogels for epidermal patch electrodes, Acta Biomaterialia, 139, 296-306, 2022.

[84] B. Sarkar, X. Li, E. Quenneville, L.-P. Carignan, K. Wu, and F. Cicoira, Lightweight and flexible conducting polymer sponges and hydrogels for electromagnetic interference shielding, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 9(46),16558-16565, 2021.

[83]  M. Lerond, A. Subramanian, W. G. Skene, and F. Cicoira, Combining Electrospinning and Electrode Printing for the Fabrication of Stretchable Organic Electrochemical Transistors, Front. Phys., 9, 437, 2021.

[82] A. Subramanian, M. Azimi, C. Santato, and F. Cicoira, Combining Aqueous Solution Processing and Printing for Fabrication of Flexible and Sustainable Tin Dioxide Ion-Gated Transistors, Adv. Mater. Technol., 2100843, 2021.

[81] N. Rossetti, J. Hagler, P. Kateb, and F. Cicoira, Neural and electromyography PEDOT electrodes for invasive stimulation and recording, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 9, 7234-7263, 2021.

[80] M. Azimi, A. Subramanian, N. A. Roslan, and F. Cicoira, Flexible organic ion-gated transistors with low operating voltage and light-sensing application, J. Phys. Mater., 4, 024001, 2021.

[79] A. Subramanian, B. George, S. R. Bobbara, I. Valitova, I. Ruggeri, F. Borghi, A. Podestà, P. Milani, F. Soavi, C. Santato, and F. Cicoira, Ion-gated transistors based on porous and compact TiO2 films: effect of Li ions in the gating medium, AIP Advances, 10, 065314, 2020.

[78] Y. Li, S. Zhang, N. Hamad, K. Kim, L. Liu, M. Lerond, F. Cicoira, Tailoring the Self-Healing Properties of Conducting Polymer Films, Macromol. Biosci., i2000146, 2020.

[77] Y. Li, X. Li, S. Zhang, L. Liu, N. Hamad, S. R. Bobbara, D. Pasini, F. Cicoira, Autonomic Self-Healing of PEDOT:PSS Achieved via Polyethylene Glycol Addition, Adv. Funct. Mater., 30, 2002853, 2020. 

[76] Y. Li, X. Li, V. Unnava, N. Ramana, S. Zhang, F. Cicoira, Highly Stretchable PEDOT:PSS Organic Electrochemical Transistors Achieved via Polyethylene Glycol Addition, Flex. Print. Electron., 4(4),044004, 2019. 

[75] N. Rossetti, P. Luthra, J. Hagler, A. H. Jae Lee, C. Bodart, X. Li, G. Ducharme, F. Soavi, B. Amilhon, F. Cicoira, Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) Coatings for High-Quality Electromyography Recording, ACS Appl. Bio Mater.2(11), 5154-5163, 2019.

[74] E. Di Mauro, X. Li, C. Pellerin, F. Cicoira, C. Santato, Smart Packaging in the Sustainability Challenge: Eumelanin as a UV-absorption Enhancer of Polymers, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, 18,1160-1165, 2019.

[73] G. V. De Oliveira Silva, A. Subramanian, X. Meng, S.Zhang, M. S. Barbosa, B. Baloukas, D. Chartrand, J. C. Gonzales, M. O. Orlandi, F. Soavi, F. Cicoira, C. Santato, Tungsten Oxide Ion-Gated Phototransistors making use of Ionic Liquid and Aqueous Gating Media, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., 52(30), 305102, 2019.

[72] C. Bodart, N. Rossetti, J. Hagler, P. Chevreau, D. Chin, F. Soavi, S. Schougaard, F. Amzica, F. Cicoira, Electropolymerized poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) coatings for implantable deep-brain stimulating microelectrodes, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 11, 17226-17233, 2019.

[71] S. Zhang, Y. Li, G. Tomasello, M. Anthonisen, X. Li, M. Mazzeo, A. Genco, P. Grutter, F. Cicoira, Tuning the electromechanical properties of PEDOT:PSS films for stretchable transistors and pressure sensors, Adv. Electron. Mater, 1900191, 2019.

[70] S. Zhang, F. Cicoira, Flexible Self-Powered Biosensors, Nature (News and Views), 561, 466-467,2018.

[69] D. Chin, D. Polcari, C. Bodart- Le Guen, G. Tomasello, F. Cicoira, S. Schougaard, Diazonium Based Anchoring of PEDOT :PSS on Pt/It Electrodes via Diazonium Chemistry, Electrochem. Soc., 165, G3066-G3070, 2018.

[68] I. Valitova, M. M. Natile, F. Soavi, C.  Santato, F. Cicoira, Tin dioxide electrolyte-gated transistors working in depletion and enhancement mode, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9, 37013-37021, 2017.

[67] S. Zhang, F. Cicoira, Water-Enabled Healing of Conducting Polymer Films, Adv. Mater., 29, 1703098, 2017. 

[66] F. Boubée de Gramont, S. Zhang, G. Tomasello, P. Kumar, A. Sarkissian, F. Cicoira, Highly stretchable electrospun conducting polymer nanofibers, Appl. Phys. Lett., 111, 093701, 2017.

[65] S. Zhang, E. Hubis, G. Tomasello, G. Soliveri, P. Kumar, F. Cicoira, Patterning of Stretchable Organic Electrochemical Transistors, Chem. Mater., 29, 3126-3132, 2017.

[64] Z. Yi, L.G. Bettini, G. Tomasello, P. Kumar, P. Piseri, I. Valitova, P. Milani, F. Soavi, F. Cicoira, Flexible conducting polymer transistors with supercapacitor function, J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys., 55, 96-103, 2017.

[63] P. Kumar, E. Di Mauro, S. Zhang, A. Pezzella, F. Soavi, C. Santato, F. Cicoira, Melanin-based flexible supercapacitors, J. Mater. Chem. C, 4, 9516-9525, 2016.

[62] E. Di Mauro, O. Carpentier, S. I. Yanez Sanchez, N. Ignoumba Ignoumba, M. Lalancette-Jean, J. Lefebvre, C. F. O. Graeff, S. Zhang, F. Cicoira, C. Santato, Resistive Switching Controlled by the Hydration Level in Thin Films of the Biopigment Melanin, J. Mater. Chem. C, 4, 9544-9553, 2016.

[61] G. L. Albano, P. Kumar, E. Di Mauro, F. Cicoira, C. Graeff, C. Santato, Novel insights on the physicochemical properties of eumelanins and their DMSO derivatives, Polymer International, 26, 19007-19013, 2016.

[60] I. Valitova, P. Kumar, X. Meng, F. Soavi, C.  Santato, F. Cicoira, Photolithographically patterned TiO2 films for electrolyte-gated transistors, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces,  8, 14855-14862, 2016.

[59] S. Zhang, E. Hubis, P. Kumar, C. Girard, F. Cicoira, Water stability and orthogonal patterning of flexible micro-electrochemical transistors on plastic, J. Mater. Chem. C, 4, 1382–1385, 2016.

[58] P. Kumar, Z. Yi, S. Zhang, A. Sekar, F. Soavi, F. Cicoira, Effect of channel thickness, electrolyte ions and dissolved oxygen on the performance of Organic Electrochemical Transistors, Appl. Phys. Lett., 107, 053303, 2015.

[57] M. d'Ischia, K. Wakamatsu, F. Cicoira, E. Di Mauro, J. C. Garcia-Borron, S. Commo, I. Galvan, G. Ghanem, K. Koike, P. Meredith, A. Pezzella, C. Santato, T. Sarna, J. Simon, L. Zecca, F. Zucca, A.  Napolitano, S. Ito, Melanins and Melanogenesis: From Pigment Cells to Human Health and Technological Applications, Pigment Cells & Melanoma Research, 28, 520-224, 2015.

[56] Z. Yi, G. Natale, P. Kumar, E. Di Mauro, M. C. Heuzey,F. Soavi,  I. I. Perepichka, S. K. Varshney, C. Santato, F. Cicoira, Ionic liquid/water mixtures and ion gels as electrolytes for organic electrochemical transistors, J. Mater. Chem. C, 3, 6549 - 6553, 2015.

[55] O. Berezhetska, B. Liberelle, G. De Crescenzo, F. Cicoira, A Simple Approach for Protein Covalent Grafting on Conducting Polymer Films, J. Mater. Chem. B, 3, 5087 - 5094, 2015.

[54] J. Wünsche, Y. Deng, P. Kumar, E. Di Mauro, E. Josberger, J. Sayago, A. Pezzella, F. Soavi, F. Cicoira, M. Rolandi, C. Santato, Protonic and electronic transport in hydrated thin films of the pigment eumelanin, Chem. Mater., 27, 436–442, 2015.

[53] S. Zhang, P. Kumar, A. S. Nouas, L. Fontaine, H. Tang, F. Cicoira , Solvent-induced changes in PEDOT:PSS films for organic electrochemical transistors, APL Materials, 3, 014911, 2015.

[52] H. Tang, P. Kumar, S. Zhang, Z. Yi, G. De Crescenzo, C. Santato, F. Soavi, F. Cicoira, Conducting polymer transistors making use of activated carbon gate electrodes, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 7, 969973, 2015.

[51] J. Sayago, X. Meng, E. Bourbeau,F. Quenneville, F. Cicoira, F. Soavi, C. Santato, Electrolyte-gated polymer thin film transistors making use of ionic liquids and ionic liquid-solvent mixtures, J. Appl. Phys, 117, 112809, 2015.

[50] N. Coppedè, I. Valitova, F. Mahvash, G. Tarabella, P. Ranzieri, S. Iannotta, C. Santato, R. Martel, F. Cicoira, Titanyl Phthalocyanine ambipolar thin film transistors making use of carbon nanotube electrode, Nanotechnology, 25, 485703, 2014.

[49] J. Sayago, U. Shafique, F. Soavi, F. Cicoira, C. Santato, TransCap: a monolithically integrated supercapacitor and electrolyte-gated transistor, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2, 10273-10276, 2014.

[48] J. Sayago, F. Soavi, Y. Sivalingam, F. Cicoira, C. Santato, Low voltage electrolyte-gated organic transistors making use of high surface area activated carbon gate electrodes, J. Mater. Chem. C, 5690-5694, 2014.

[47] R. Owens, P. Kjall, A. Richter-Dahlfors, F. Cicoira, Organic bioelectronics - Novel applications in biomedicine, Biochem. Biophis. Acta., 4284, 5, 2013.

[46] J. Wünsche,  F. Cicoira, C. F. O. Graeff, C. Santato, Eumelanin thin films: solution-processing, growth, and charge transport properties, J. Mater. Chem. B, 1, 3836, 2013.  

[45] J. Wünsche, L. Cardenas, F. Rosei, F. Cicoira, R. Gauvin, C. F.O. Graeff, S. Poulin, A. Pezzella, and C. Santato, In situ formation of dendrites in eumelanin thin films between gold electrodes, Adv. Funct. Mater., 23, 5591, 2013.

[44] I. Valitova, M. Amato, F. Mahvash, G. Cantele, A. Maffucci, C. Santato R. Martel. F. Cicoira,  Carbon nanotube electrodes in organic transistors, Nanoscale, 5, 4638, 2013.

[43] G. Tarabella, F. Mahvash Mohammadi, N. Coppedé, F. Barbero, S. Iannotta, C. Santato, F. Cicoira, New opportunities for organic electronics and bioelectronics: ions in action, Chem. Sci., 4, 1395, 2013.

[42] J. Wünsche, G. Tarabella, S. Bertolazzi, M. Bocoum, N. Coppedè, L. Barba, G. Arrighetti, L. Lutterotti, S. Iannotta, F. Cicoira, C. Santato, On the correlation between gate dielectric, film growth, and charge transport in organic thin film transistors: the case of vacuum-sublimed tetracene thin films, J. Mater. Chem. C, 1, 967, 2013.

[41] G. Tarabella, G. Nanda, M. Villani,N. Coppedè, R. Mosca,G. G. Malliaras, C. Santato, S. Iannotta, F. Cicoira, Organic electrochemical transistors monitoring micelle formation, Chemical Science, 3, 3432, 2012.

[40] C. Santato, F. Cicoira, R. Martel, Spotlight on Organic Transistors, Nature Photon., 5, 352, 2011.

[39] S. Bertolazzi, J. Wunsche, F. Cicoira, C. Santato Tetracene thin film transistors with plastic gate dielectrics, Applied Physics Letters, 9, 013301, 2011.

[38] D. Işık, Y. Shu, G. Tarabella, N. Coppedè, S. Iannotta, F. Cicoira, L. Lutterotti, J. E. Anthony, C. Santato, Ambipolar organic thin film transistors based on a soluble pentacene derivative, Applied Physics Letters, 99, 023304, 2011.

[37] F. Cicoira, N. Coppedè, S. Iannotta, R. Martel, Ambipolar Copper Phthalocyanine Transistors with Carbon Nanotube Array Electrodes, Applied Physics Letters, 98, 183303, 2011.

[36] F. Cicoira, C. M. Aguirre, R. Martel, Making contacts to n-type organic transistors using carbon nanotube arrays, ACS Nano, 5, 283, 2011.

[35] O. Yaghmazadeh, F. Cicoira, D. A. Bernards, S. Y. Yang, Y. Bonnassieux, G. G. Malliaras, Optimization of Organic Electrochemical Transistors for Sensor Applications, Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 49, 34, 2011.

Articles published before joining Polytechnique Montréal

[34] G. Tarabella, C. Santato, S. Y. Yang, S. Iannotta, G. G. Malliaras, F. Cicoira, Effect of the gate electrode on the response of organic electrochemical transistors, Applied Physics Letters, 97, 123304, 2010.

[33] S. Y. Yang, F. Cicoira, R. Byrne, F. Benito-Lopez, D. Diamond, R. M. Owens, G. G. Malliaras, Electrochemical transistors with ionic liquids for enzymatic sensing, Chemical Communications, 46, 7972, 2010.

[32] A. W. Tsen, F. Cicoira, G. G. Malliaras, J. Park, Photoelectrical Imaging and Characterization of Point Contacts in Pentacene Thin-Film Transistors, Applied Physics Letters, 88, 023308, 2010.

[31] J .A. Lipton-Duffin, J. A. Miwa, M. Kondratenko, F. Cicoira, V. Meunier, D. F. Perepichka, F. Rosei, Step by step growth of epitaxially aligned polythiophene by surface-confined oligomerization, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 107, 11200, 2010.

[30] F. Cicoira, M. Sessolo, O. Yaghmazadeh, J. A. DeFranco, S. Y. Yang, G. G. Malliaras, Influence of device geometry on sensor characteristics of planar organic electrochemical transistors, Advanced Materials 22, 1012, 2010.

[29] C. Santato, L. Favaretto, M. Melucci, A. Zanelli, M. Gazzano, M. Monari, D. Isik, D. Banville, S. Bertolazzi, S. Loranger, F. Cicoira, Electronic and structural properties of novel inner core dithienothiophene-S-oxide and -S,S-dioxide oligomers, Journal of Materials Chemistry 20, 1217, 2010.

[28] A. Dadvand, F. Cicoira, K. Y. Chernichenko, E. S. Balenkova, R. M. Osuna, F. Rosei, V. G. Nenajdenko, D. F. Perepichka, Heterocirculenes as a new class of organic semiconductors, Chemical Communications 5354, 2008 (15 citations).

[27] J. A. Miwa, F. Cicoira, J. Lipton-Duffin, D. F. Perepichka, C. Santato, F. Rosei, Self Assembly of Rubrene on Cu(111), Nanotechnology 19, 424021, 2008 (featured on, Sept. 2008).

[26] F. Cicoira, C. Santato, F. Rosei, Two-dimensional nanotemplates as surface cues for the controlled assembly of organic molecules, Topics in Current Chemistry 285, 203, 2008.

[25] J. A. Miwa, F. Cicoira, S. Bedwani, J. Lipton-Duffin, D. F. Perepichka, A. Rochefort, F. Rosei, Self Assembly of Rubrene on Copper Surfaces, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112, 10214, 2008.

[24] J. L. Brusso, O. D. Hirst, A. Dadvand, S. Ganesan, F. Cicoira, C. M. Robertson, R. T. Oakley, F. Rosei, D. F. Perepichka, Two-Dimensional Structural Motif in Thienoacene Semiconductors: Synthesis, Structure and Properties of Tetrathienoanthracene Isomers, Chemistry of Materials 20, 2484, 2008.

[23] F. Cicoira, C. Santato, A. Dadvand, C. Harnagea, A. Pignolet, P. Bellutti, Z. Xiang, F. Rosei, H. Meng, D. F. Perepichka, Environmentally stable light emitting field effect transistors based on a 2-(4-pentylstyryl)tetracene, Journal of Material Chemistry 18, 158, 2008.

[22] F. Cicoira, J. A. Miwa, D. F. Perepichka, F. Rosei, Molecular assembly of rubrene on a metal/metal oxide nanotemplate, Journal of Physical Chemistry A 111, 12674, 2007.

[21] F. Cicoira, C. Santato, Advances and perspective in light emitting transistors, Advanced Functional Materials 17, 3421, 2007.

[20] F. Cicoira, J. A. Miwa, M. Melucci, G. Barbarella, F. Rosei, Ordered assembly of a-quinquethiophene on a copper oxide nanotemplate, Small 2, 1366, 2006.

[19] S. Milita, C. Santato, F. Cicoira, Structural investigation of thin tetracene films on a flexible substrate, Applied Surface Science 252, 8022, 2006.

[18] C. Santato, F. Cicoira, P. Cosseddu, A. Bonfiglio, P. Bellutti, M. Muccini, R. Zamboni, F. Rosei, A. Mantoux, P. Doppelt, Organic Light-Emitting Transistors using concentric source/drain electrodes on a molecular adhesion layer, Applied Physics Letters 88, 163511, 2006.

[17] F. Cicoira, F. Rosei, Playing Tetris at the Nanoscale, Surface Science 600, 1, 2006.

[16] F. Cicoira, C. Santato, M. Melucci, L. Favaretto, M. Gazzano, M. Muccini, G. Barbarella, Organic light-emitting transistors based on solution cast and vacuum sublimed films of a rigid core thiophene oligomer, Advanced Materials 18, 169, 2006.

[15] S. Milita, M. Servidori, F. Cicoira, C. Santato, A. Pifferi, Synchrotron X-ray investigation of tetracene thin films grown at different deposition fluxes, Nuclear Instruments and Methods B 246, 101, 2006.

[14] C. Santato, I. Manunza, A. Bonfiglio, F. Cicoira, P. Cosseddu, R. Zamboni, M. Muccini, Tetracene light-emitting transistor on flexible substrates, Applied Physics Letters 86, 141106, 2005.

[13] F. Cicoira, C. Santato, F. Dinelli, M. Murgia, M.A. Loi, F. Biscarini, R, Zamboni, P. Heremans, M. Muccini, Correlation between morphology and field-effect transistor mobility in tetracene thin films, Advanced Functional Materials 15, 375, 2005.

[12] F. Cicoira, P. Hoffmann, C.O.A. Olsson, N. Xanthopoulos, H.J. Mathieu, P. Doppelt, Auger Electron Spectroscopy analysis of high metal content micro-structures grown by electron beam induced deposition, Applied Surface Science 242, 107, 2005.

[11] C. Santato, R. Capelli, M.A. Loi, M. Murgia, F. Cicoira, V.A.L. Roy, P. Stallinga, R. Zamboni, M. Muccini, Tetracene based Organic Light-Emitting transistors: optoelectronic properties and electron injection mechanism, Synthetic Metals, 146, 329, 2004. 

[10] A. Luisier, I. Utke, T. Bret, F. Cicoira, R. Hauert, W. Rhee, P. Doppelt, P. Hoffmann, Comparative Study of Cu-Precursors for 3D Focused Electron Beam Induced Deposition, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 151, C590, 2004.

[9] F. Cicoira, K. Leifer, P. Hoffmann, I. Utke, B. Dwir, D. Laub, P. A. Buffat, E. Kapon, P. Doppelt, Electron Beam Induced Deposition (EBID) of Rhodium from the precursor [RhCl(PF3)2]2: morphology, structure and chemical composition, Journal of Crystal Growth 265, 619, 2004.

[8] C. Benvenuti, P. Chiggiato, F. Cicoira, Y. L'Aminot, V. Ruzinov, Vacuum properties of palladium thin film coatings, Vacuum 73, 139, 2004.

[7] P. Melpignano, S. Sinesi, G. Rotaris, M. Antonipieri, F. Cicoira, M. A. Loi, M. Muccini, R. Zamboni, M. T. Gale, S. Westenhofer, Optical coupling of flexible microstructured organic light sources for automotive applications, Synthetic Metals 13, 913, 2003.

[6] P. Seuret, F. Cicoira, T. Ohta, P. Hoffmann, J. Weber, T. Wesolowski, An experimental and theoretical study of [RhCl(PF3)2]2 fragmentation, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 5, 268, 2003.

[5] T. Ohta, F. Cicoira, P. Doppelt, L. Beitone, P. Hoffmann, Static vapor pressure measurement of low volatile precursors for Molecular Vapor Deposition below ambient temperature, Chemical Vapor Deposition 7, 33, 2001.

[4] I. Utke, B. Dwir, K. Leifer, F. Cicoira, P. Doppelt, P. Hoffmann, E. Kapon, Electron beam induced deposition of metallic tips and wires for microelectronics applications, Microelectronic Engineering 53, 261, 2000.

[3] C. Benvenuti, J.M. Cazeneuve, P. Chiggiato, F. Cicoira, A. Escudeiro Santana, V. Johanek, V. Ruzinov, J. Fraxedas, A novel route to extreme vacua: the non-evaporable getter thin film coatings, Vacuum, 53, 219,1999.

[2] C. Benvenuti, P. Chiggiato, F. Cicoira, V. Ruzinov, Decreasing surface outgassing by thin film getter coatings, Vacuum 50, 57,1998.

[1] C. Benvenuti, P. Chiggiato, F. Cicoira, Y. L’Aminot, Nonevaporable getter films for ultrahigh vacuum applications, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A 16,148, 1998.

Book chapters

[8] X. Meng, I. Valitova, F. Cicoira, C. Santato*, Electrolyte-gated tin oxide transistors: interfaces and doping mechanism, in Tin Oxide Materials, M. Ornaghi Orlandi Editor, Elsevier (accepted March 6th 2019, in press).

[7] T. Kitto, C. Bodart-Le Guen, N. Rossetti, F. Cicoira, Processing and patterning of conducting polymers for flexible, stretchable, and biomedical electronics in Handbook of Organic Materials for Electronic and Photonic Devices, O, Ostroverkhova Ed., Elsevier, ISBN: 978-0-08-102284-9 (print), ISBN: 978-0-08-102285-6 (online), 2019.

[6] J. Sayago, F Cicoira, C. Santato, Towards Electrolyte-Gated Organic Light-Emitting Transistors: Advances and Challenges­­­­ in Organic Electronics: Emerging Concepts and Technology, F. Cicoira and C. Santato Eds. Wiley, ISBN: 978-3-527-41131-3, 2013.

[5] G. Tarabella, P. Kumar, N. Coppedè, S. Iannotta, C. Santato, F. Cicoira, Organic bioelectronics in Handbook of organic materials for optical and optoelectronic devices: properties and applications, O. Osteoverkova Ed., Woodhead Publishing Ltd, 597-617, 2013.

[4] S. Y. Yang, F. Cicoira, N. Shim, and G. G. Malliaras, Organic electrochemical transistorsinIontronics: Ionic carriers in organic electronic materials and devices, J. Leger, M. Berggren, S. Carter Eds., Taylor and Francis group, 163-192, 2010.

[3] C. Santato, F. Cicoira, F. Rosei, Scanning tunneling microscopy investigations of Oligothiophenes and Polythiophenes in Handbook of thiophene based materials: Applications in Organic Electronics and Photonics, I.F. Perepichka, D. F. Perepichka Eds, John Wiley and Sons, 517-548, 2009.

[2] F. Cicoira, D. A. Bernards and G. G. Malliaras, Conducting polymers transistors for biosensing applications, in Nano and micro sensors for chemical and biological terrorism surveillance, J. Tok Ed., Royal Society of Chemistry, 163-187, 2008.

[1] C. V. Cojocaru, F. Cicoira, F. Rosei, Alternative nanofabrication approaches for non-CMOS applications, in Nanofabrication: Fundamentals and applications, ed. by A. A. Tseng Ed., World Scientific Publishing Company Pte Ltd, 499-543, 2008.