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Dr. Leonat Lucia

Scientific Researcher, CS II

Laboratory of Multifunctional Materials and Structures

Selected publications

1.       P. Stadler, L. N. Leonat, R. Menon, H. Coskun, S. van Frank, C. Rankl, M. C. Scharber, “Stable Hall voltages in presence of dynamic quasi-continuum bands in poly (3,4-ethylene-dioxythiophene)”, Organic Electronics, 65, 412 – 418 (2019), doi: 10.1016/j.orgel.2018.12.001;

2.       G. A. Nemnes,  C. Besleaga, V. Stancu, D. E. Dogaru, L. N. Leonat, L. Pintilie, K. Torfason, M. Ilkov, A. Manolescu, I. Pintilie, “Normal and inverted hysteresis in perovskite solar cells”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 122, 11207 – 11214 (2017), doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b04248;

3.       M. Kaltenbrunner, G. Adam, E. D. Głowacki, M. Drack, R. Schwödiauer, L. Leonat, D. H. Apaydin, H. Groiss, M. C. Scharber, M. S. White, N. S. Sariciftci S. Bauer, "Flexible high power-per-weight perovskite solar cells with chromium oxide–metal contacts for improved stability in air", Nature Materials 14, 1032 – 1039 (2015), doi:10.1038/nmat4388; 

4.   P. Stadler, D. Farka,, H. Coskun, E.D. Glowacki, C. Yumusak, L.M. Uiberlacker, S. Hild, L.N. Leonat, M.C. Scharber, P. Klapetek, R. Menon, N.S. Sariciftci, “Local order drives the metallic state in PEDOT:PSS”, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, ( 2016), 4 , 29 , 6982-6987; 

5.  L.N. Leonat,  M. Dosmailov, J. Patek, D. Roth, P. Bauer, M.C. Scharber, N.S. Sariciftci, J.D. Pedarnig “Transparent conductive ZnO layers on polymer substrates: Thin film deposition and application in organic solar cells”, Thin Solid Films 591 (2015) 97–104;

6.  L.N. Leonat, , M. S. White, E. D.Głowacki, M.C. Scharber, T. Zillger, J. Rühling, A. Hübler, N.S. Sariciftci, “4% Efficient Polymer Solar Cells on Paper Substrates”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 118, 30, 16813-16817, (2014); 

7.  M. Irimia-Vladu, E. D. Głowacki, P. A. Troshin, G. Schwabegger, L.N. Leonat, D. K. Susarova, O. Krystal, M. Ullah, Y. Kanbur, M. A. Bodea, V. F. Razumov, H. Sitter, S. Bauer, N. S. Sariciftci “Indigo – From Jeans to Semiconductors: Indigo - A Natural Pigment for High Performance Ambipolar Organic Field Effect Transistors and Circuits”, Advanced Materials,  24, Issue 3, p 321, ISSN 0935-9648 (2012);

8.    E.D. Głowacki, H. Coskun, M.A. Blood-Forsythe, U. Monkowius, L. Leonat, M. Grzybowski, D. Gryko, M. S. White, A. Aspuru-Guzik, N. S. Sariciftci „Hydrogen-bonded diketopyrrolopyrrole (DPP) pigments as organic semiconductors”, Organic Electronics 15 (12), 3521-3528 (2014); 

9.   E.D. Głowacki, G. Voss, K. Demirak, M. Havlicek, N. Sünger, A.C. Okur, U. Monkowius, J. Gąsiorowski, L. Leonat, N. S. Sariciftci  „A facile protection–deprotection route for obtaining indigo pigments as thin films and their applications in organic bulk heterojunctions”, Chemical Communications 49 (54), 6063-6065 (2013); 

10.   M. Irimia-Vladu, E.D. Głowacki, G. Schwabegger, L. Leonat, H.Z. Akpinar, H. Sitter, S. Bauer, N.S. SariciftciNatural resin shellac as a substrate and a dielectric layer for organic field-effect transistors”, Green Chemistry 15 (6), 1473-1476 (2013); 

11.   E. D. Glowacki, L. Leonat, M. Irimia-Vladu, R. Schwödiauer, M. Ullah, H. Sitter , S. Bauer, N. S. Sariciftci “Intermolecular hydrogen-bonded organic semiconductors – quinacridone versus pentacene”, Applied Physics Letters 101, 023305 (2012); 

12. E. D.Głowacki, G. Voss, L. Leonat, M. Irimia-Vladu, S. Bauer, N.S. Sariciftci, „Indigo and Tyrian Purple – From Ancient Natural Dyes to Modern Organic Semiconductors”. Israel Journal of Chemistry, 52, pp. 540–551 (2012); 

13.  Y. Kanbur, M. Irimia-Vladu, E. D. Głowacki, G. Voss, M. Baumgartner, G. Schwabegger, L. Leonat, M. Ullah, H. Sarica, S. Erten-Ela, R. Schwödiauer, H. Sitter, Z. Küçükyavuz, S. Bauer, N. S. Sariciftci “Vacuum-processed polyethylene as a dielectric for low operating voltage organic field effect transistors”, Organic Electronics 13 (2012) 919–924; 

14.  E. D. Głowacki, L. Leonat, G. Voss, M. A. Bodea, Z. Bozkurt, A. M. Ramil, M. Irimia-Vladu, S. Bauer, N. S. Sariciftci “Ambipolar organic field effect transistors and inverters with the natural material Tyrian Purple”, AIP Advances, 1, Issue 4, 042132 (2011); doi:10.1063/1.3660358; 

15.  E. D. Głowacki, L. Leonat, G. Voss, M. A. Bodea, Z. Bozkurt, M. Irimia-Vladu, S. Bauer, N. S. Sariciftci „Natural and nature-inspired semiconductors for organic electronics”, Organic semiconductors and electronics, Proceedings of SPIE, Vol 8118, Article Number 81180M, doi: 10.1117/12.892467


10.      M. Valeanu, M. Lucaci, A.D. Crisan, M. Sofronie, L. Leonat, V. Kuncser “Martensitic transformation of Ti50Ni30Cu20 alloy prepared by powder metallurgy”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 509 pp 4495–4498 (2011); 


1. Studies for enhancing the efficiency and stability of planar perovskite solar cells
Project Type: PD, Start Date: 2018-05-02 End Date: 2020-04-30
2. Studii pentru îmbunătățirea eficienței și stabilității celulelor solare perovskitice planare
Project Type: PD, Start Date: 2018-05-02 End Date: 2020-04-30

Recent Publications

1. Structural distortion dependence of thermoelectric properties in CoFeZrSi Heusler material
Authors: Birsan, A

Published: APR 25 2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2019.153492

2. Crystal and magnetic structures, magnetic and ferroelectric properties of strontium ferrite partially substituted with in ions
Authors: Turchenko, V; Kostishyn, VG; Trukhanov, S; Damay, F; Porcher, F; Balasoiu, M; Lupu, N; Bozzo, B; Fina, I; Trukhanov, A; Waliszewski, J; Recko, K; Polosan, S

Published: APR 25 2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2019.153412

3. Radiation damage in p-type EPI silicon pad diodes irradiated with protons and neutrons
Authors: Gurimskaya, Y; de Almeida, PD; Garcia, MF; Suau, IM; Moll, M; Fretwurst, E; Makarenko, L; Pintilie, I

Published: APR 1 2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2019.05.062

4. Low temperature CO sensing under infield conditions with in doped Pd/SnO2
Authors: Stanoiu, A; Ghica, C; Somacescu, S; Kuncser, AC; Vlaicu, AM; Mercioniu, IF; Florea, OG; Simion, CE

Published: APR 1 2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2020.127717

5. Investigation of Ba0.6Sr0.4TiO3 thick films by means of a novel THz-TDS approach
Authors: Nedelcu, L; Annino, G; Chirila, C; Trupina, L; Galca, AC; Banciu, MG

Published: MAR 15 2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2019.144807

6. Unexpected magneto-functionalities of amorphous Fe-Gd thin films crossing the magnetization compensation point
Authors: Stanciu, AE; Schinteie, G; Kuncser, A; Iacob, N; Trupina, L; Ionita, I; Crisan, O; Kuncser, V

Published: MAR 15 2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmmm.2019.166173

7. (Ba,Sr)TiO3 solid solutions sintered from sol-gel derived powders: An insight into the composition and temperature dependent dielectric behavior
Authors: Patru, RE; Ganea, CP; Stanciu, CA; Surdu, VA; Trusca, R; Ianculescu, AC; Pintilie, I; Pintilie, L

Published: MAR 2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2019.10.136

8. PVDF-ferrite composites with dual magneto-piezoelectric response for flexible electronics applications: synthesis and functional properties
Authors: Gheorghiu, F; Stanculescu, R; Curecheriu, L; Brunengo, E; Stagnaro, P; Tiron, V; Postolache, P; Buscaglia, MT; Mitoseriu, L

Published: MAR 2020, DOI: 10.1007/s10853-019-04279-w

9. Quantum dot exciton dephasing by Coulomb interaction: A fermionic analog of the independent boson model
Authors: Dinu, IV; Tolea, M; Gartner, P

Published: FEB 18 2020, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.101.085304

10. Controlling Single Molecule Conductance by a Locally Induced Chemical Reaction on Individual Thiophene Units
Authors: Michnowicz, T; Borca, B; Petuya, R; Schendel, V; Pristl, M; Pentegov, I; Kraft, U; Klauk, H; Wahl, P; Mutombo, P; Jelinek, P; Arnau, A; Schlickum, U; Kern, K

Published: , DOI: 10.1002/anie.201915200

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