Selected publications

Nonaqueous Chemistry of Group 4 Oxo Clusters and Colloidal Metal Oxide Nanocrystals.
Dietger Van den Eynden, Rohan Pokratath, and Jonathan De Roo*
Chemical Reviews 2022, https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.chemrev.1c01008

Mechanistic Insight into the Precursor Chemistry of ZrO2 and HfO2 Nanocrystals; towards Size-Tunable Syntheses
Rohan Pokratath, Dietger Van den Eynden, Susan Rudd Cooper, Jette Katja Mathiesen, Valérie Waser, Mike Devereux, Simon J. L. Billinge, Markus Meuwly, Kirsten M. Ø. Jensen, and Jonathan De Roo*
JACS Au 2022, 2, 4, 827-838; https://doi.org/10.1021/jacsau.1c00568
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Mapping out the Aqueous Surface Chemistry of Metal Oxide Nanocrystals: Carboxylate, Phosphonate, and Catecholate Ligands
Loren Deblock, Eline Goossens, Rohan Pokratath, Klaartje De Buysser, and Jonathan De Roo*
JACS Au 2022, 2, 3, 711–722; https://doi.org/10.1021/jacsau.1c00565
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The trouble with ODE: polymerization during nanocrystal synthesis
Evert Dhaene, Jonas Billet, Ellie Bennett, Isabel Van Driessche, Jonathan De Roo*
Nano Lett. 2019, 19, 10, 7411-7417; https://10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b03088

Probing Solvent–Ligand Interactions in Colloidal Nanocrystals by the NMR Line Broadening
De Roo, J.*; Yazdani, N.; Drijvers, E.; Lauria, A.; Maes, J.; Owen, J. S.; Van Driessche, I.; Niederberger, M.; Wood, V.; Martins, J. C.; Infante, I.; Hens, Z.
Chem. Mater. 2018, 30, 5485-5492; https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b02523


Full list of publications

Growth kinetics determine the polydispersity and size of PbS and PbSe nanocrystals.
Michael P. Campos, Jonathan De Roo, Matthew W. Greenberg, Brandon M. McMurtry, Mark P. Hendricks, Ellie Bennett, Natalie Saenz, Matthew Y. Sfeir, Benjamin Abécassis, Sanjit K. Ghose, and Jonathan S. Owen*
Chem. Sci., 2022,13, 4555-4565https://doi.org/10.1039/D1SC06098H

Monoalkyl Phosphinic Acids as Ligands in Nanocrystal Synthesis.
Evert Dhaene, Rohan Pokratath, Olivia Aalling-Frederiksen, Kirsten M. Ø. Jensen, Philippe F. Smet, Klaartje De Buysse, and Jonathan De Roo*
ACS Nano 2022, https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.1c08966

Nonaqueous Chemistry of Group 4 Oxo Clusters and Colloidal Metal Oxide Nanocrystals.
Dietger Van den Eynden, Rohan Pokratath, and Jonathan De Roo*
Chemical Reviews 2022, https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.chemrev.1c01008

Mechanistic Insight into the Precursor Chemistry of ZrO2 and HfO2 Nanocrystals; towards Size-Tunable Syntheses
Rohan Pokratath, Dietger Van den Eynden, Susan Rudd Cooper, Jette Katja Mathiesen, Valérie Waser, Mike Devereux, Simon J. L. Billinge, Markus Meuwly, Kirsten M. Ø. Jensen, and Jonathan De Roo*
JACS Au 2022, 2, 4, 827–838; https://doi.org/10.1021/jacsau.1c00568
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Mapping out the Aqueous Surface Chemistry of Metal Oxide Nanocrystals: Carboxylate, Phosphonate, and Catecholate Ligands
Loren Deblock, Eline Goossens, Rohan Pokratath, Klaartje De Buysser, and Jonathan De Roo*
JACS Au 2022, 2, 3, 711–722; https://doi.org/10.1021/jacsau.1c00565
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Precursor chemistry of metal nitride nanocrystals
Mahsa Parvizian, Jonathan De Roo*
Nanoscale 2021, 13(45), 18865, https://doi.org/10.1039/D1NR05092C

Ligand Conversion in Nanocrystal Synthesis: The Oxidation of Alkylamines to Fatty Acids by Nitrate
Mariano Calcabrini, Dietger Van den Eynden, Sergi Sánchez Ribot, Rohan Pokratath, Jordi Llorca, Jonathan De Roo*, and Maria Ibáñez
JACS Au 2021, 1, 1898-1903, https://doi.org/10.1021/jacsau.1c00349

Resorcin [4] arene-based multidentate phosphate ligands with superior binding affinity for nanocrystal surfaces
Suren J Nemat, Dietger Van den Eynden, Loren Deblock, Michael Heilmann, Jesper M Köster, Mahsa Parvizian, Konrad Tiefenbacher*, Jonathan De Roo* 
Chem. Commun., 2021, 57, 4694 Advance Article https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlepdf/2021/cc/d1cc00223f
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Atomically precise nanocrystals
Hens, Z.*; De Roo. J.* Journal of the American Chemical Society (2020), 142 (37), 15627-15637.
https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jacs.0c05082

Anthracene Diphosphate Ligands for CdSe Quantum Dots; Molecular Design for Efficient Upconversion
De Roo J.; Huang, Z.; Schuster, N. J.; Hamachi, L. S.; Congreve, D. N.; Xu, Z.; Xia, P.; Fishman, D. A.; Lian, T.; Owen, J. S.; Tang, M. L.
Chem. Mat. 2020, 32 (4), 1461-1466.https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b04294

Scalable Approaches to Copper Nanocrystal Synthesis under Ambient Conditions for Printed Electronics
Oliva-Puigdomènech, A.; De Roo, J.*; Van Avermaet, H.; De Buysser, K.; Hens, Z.
ACS Applied Nano Materials (2020), 3 (4), 3523-3531. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsanm.0c00242

Continuous Nucleation and Size Dependent Growth Kinetics of Indium Phosphide Nanocrystals
McMurtry, B. ;Qian, K.; Teglasi, J.; Swarnakar, A.; De Roo, J.; Owen, J.*
Chemistry of Materials (2020), 32 (10), 4358-4368. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.0c01561

The Trouble with ODE: Polymerization during Nanocrystal Synthesis
Dhaene E.; Billet J.; Van Driescche; De Roo J.
Nano Lett.2019, 19 (10), 7411-7417; https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b03088

Ligand Binding to Copper Nanocrystals: Amines and Carboxylic Acids and the Role of Surface Oxides
Oliva-Puigdomènech, A.; De Roo, J.; Kuhs, J.; Detavernier, C.; Martins, J. C.; Hens, Z.
Chem. Mater. 2019, 31 (6), 2058-2067; https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b05107

Ligand Displacement Exposes Binding Site Heterogeneity on CdSe Nanocrystal Surfaces
Drijvers, E.; De Roo, J.; Martins, J. C.; Infante, I.; Hens, Z.*
Chem. Mater. 2018, 30 (3), 1178-1186; https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b05362

How Ligands Affect Resistive Switching in Solution-Processed HfO2 Nanoparticle Assemblies
Wang, J.; Choudhary, S.; De Roo, J.; De Keukeleere, K.; Van Driessche, I.; Crosby, A. J.; Nonnenmann, S. S.*
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2018, 10 (5), 4824-4830; https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.7b17376

Stereoelectronic Effects on the Binding of Neutral Lewis Bases to CdSe Nanocrystals
Anderson, N. C.; Chen, P. E.; Buckley, A. K.; De Roo, J.; Owen, J. S.*
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 7199-7205; https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.8b02927

Light Absorption Coefficient of CsPbBr3 Perovskite Nanocrystals
Maes, J.; Balcaen, L.; Drijvers, E.; Zhao, Q.; De Roo, J.; Vantomme, A.; Vanhaecke, F.; Geiregat, P.; Hens, Z.*
J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2018, 3093-3097; https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b01065

Pair Distribution Function Analysis of ZrO2 Nanocrystals and Insights in the Formation of ZrO2-YBa2Cu3O7 Nanocomposites
Rijckaert, H.; De Roo, J.; Van Zele, M.; Banerjee, S.; Huhtinen, H.; Paturi, P.; Bennewitz, J.; Billinge, S.; Bäcker, M.; De Buysser, K.; Van Driessche, I.*
Materials2018, 11, 1066; https://doi.org/10.3390/ma11071066

Size Tunable Synthesis and Surface Chemistry of Metastable TiO2-Bronze Nanocrystals
Billet, J.; Dujardin, W.; De Keukeleere, K.; De Buysser, K.; De Roo, J.*; Van Driessche, I.*
Chem. Mater. 2018, 30 (13), 4298-4306; https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b01296

Probing Solvent–Ligand Interactions in Colloidal Nanocrystals by the NMR Line Broadening
De Roo, J.*; Yazdani, N.; Drijvers, E.; Lauria, A.; Maes, J.; Owen, J. S.; Van Driessche, I.; Niederberger, M.; Wood, V.; Martins, J. C.; Infante, I.; Hens, Z.
Chem. Mater. 2018,30, 5485-5492; https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b02523

Using Bulk-Like Nanocrystals to Probe Intrinsic Optical Gain Characteristics of Inorganic Lead Halide Perovskites
Geiregat, P.*; Maes, J.; Chen, K.; Drijvers, E.; De Roo, J.; Hodgkiss, J. M.; Hens, Z.
ACS Nano 2018, 12 (10), 10178-10188; https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.8b05092

Colloidal CdSe Nanoplatelets, a Model for Surface Chemistry/Opto-Electronic Property Relations in Semiconductor Nanocrystals
Singh, S.*; Tomar, R.; ten Brinck, S.; De Roo, J.; Geiregat, P.; Martins, J. C.; Infante, I.; Hens, Z.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140 (41), 13292-13300; https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.8b07566

Synthesis of Phosphonic Acid Ligands for Nanocrystal Surface Functionalization and Solution Processed Memristors
De Roo, J.*; Zhou, Z.; Wang, J.; Deblock, L.; Crosby, A. J.; Owen, J. S.; Nonnenmann, S. S.*
Chem. Mater. 2018, 30 (21), 8034-8039; https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b03768

The Surface Chemistry of Colloidal HgSe Nanocrystals, Towards Stoichiometric Quantum Dots by Design
Grigel, V.; Sagar, L. K.; De Nolf, K.; Zhao, Q.; Vantomme, A.; De Roo, J.; Infante, I.; Hens, Z.
Chem. Mater. 2018, 30 (21), 7637-7647; https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b02908

Thermal processing of aqueous AZO inks towards functional TCO thin films
Vernieuwe, K.; Cuypers, D.; Kirschhock, C. E. A.; Houthoofd, K.; Vrielinck, H.; Lauwaert, J.; De Roo, J.; Martins, J. C.; Van Driessche, I.; De Buysser, K.*
J. Alloys Compd. 2017, 690, 360-368; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2016.08.120

Solution-Based Synthesis and Processing of Sn- and Bi-Doped Cu3SbSe4 Nanocrystals, Nanomaterials and Ring-Shaped Thermoelectric Generators
Liu, Y.; Garcia, G.; Ortega, S.; Cadavid, D.; Palacios, P.; Lu, J.; Ibanez, M.; Xi, L.; De Roo, J.; Lopez, A. M.; Marti, S.; Cabezas, I.; Mata, M. d. l.; Luo, Z.; Dun, C.; Dobrozhan, O.; Carroll, D.; Zhang, W.; Martins, J. C.; Kovalenko, M.; Arbiol, J.; Noriega, G.; Song, J.*; Wahnon Benarroch, P.*; Cabot, A.*
J. Mater. Chem. A 2017, 5 (6), 2592-2602; https://doi.org/10.1039/C6TA08467B

Microwave-assisted YBa2Cu3O7 precursors: A fast and reliable method towards chemical precursors for superconducting films
Rijckaert, H.; De Roo, J.; Roeleveld, K.; Pollefeyt, G.; Bennewitz, J.; Bäcker, M.; Lynen, F.; De Keukeleere, K.; Van Driessche, I.*
J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 2017, 100, 2407-2418; https://doi.org/10.1111/jace.14757

Optimizing Nanocomposites through Nanocrystal Surface Chemistry: Superconducting YBa2Cu3O7 Thin Films via Low-Fluorine Metal Organic Deposition and Preformed Metal Oxide Nanocrystals
Rijckaert, H.; Pollefeyt, G.; Sieger, M.; Hänisch, J.; Bennewitz, J.; De Keukeleere, K.; De Roo, J.; Hühne, R.; Bäcker, M.; Paturi, P.; Huhtinen, H.; Hemgesberg, M.; Van Driessche, I.*
Chem. Mater. 2017, 29, 6104-6113; https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b02116

Diffusion (DOSY) 1H NMR as an alternative method for molecular weight determination of polyethylene furanoate (PEF) polyesters
Rosenboom, J. G.; De Roo, J.; Storti, G.; Morbidelli, M.*
Macromol. Chem. Phys.2017, 218 (1), 1600436; https://doi.org/10.1002/macp.201600436

Tuning Branching in Ceria Nanocrystals
Berestok, T.; Guardia, P.; Blanco, J.; Nafria, R.; Torruella, P.; Lopez-Conesa, L.; Estrade, S.; Ibáñez, M.; De Roo, J.; Luo, Z.; Cadavid, D.; Martins, J. C.; Kovalenko, M. V.; Peiró, F.*; Cabot, A.*
Chemistry of Materials2017, 9, 4418-4424; https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b00896

 

Kinetic Control Over CdS Nanocrystal Nucleation Using a Library of Thiocarbonates, Thiocarbamates, and ThioureasHamachi, L. S.; Jen-La Plante, I.; Coryell, A. C.; De Roo, J., Owen, J. S.*Chem. Mater. 2017, 29, 8711-8719; doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b02861

 

Stabilization of colloidal Ti, Zr, and Hf oxide nanocrystals by protonated tri-n-octylphosphine oxide (TOPO) and its decomposition products
De Keukeleere, K.; Coucke, C.; De Canck, E.; Van Der Voort, P.; Delpech, F.; Coppel, Y.; Hens, Z.; Van Driessche, I.; Owen, J. S.; De Roo, J.*
Chem. Mater.2017, 29, 10233-10242; https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b04580

Insights in the ligand shell, the coordination mode and reactivity of carboxylic acid capped metal oxide nanocrystals
De Roo, J.*; Baquero, E.; Coppel, J.; De Keukeleere, K.; Van Driessche, I.; Nayral, C.; Hens, Z.; Delpech, F.*
ChemPlusChem 2016, 81 (11), 1216-1223; https://doi.org/10.1002/cplu.201600372

Colloidal metal oxide nanocrystal catalysis by sustained chemically driven ligand displacement
De Roo, J.*; Van Driessche, I.; Martins, J. C.; Hens, Z.*
Nat. Mater. 2016, 15 (5), 517-521; https://doi.org/10.1038/nmat4554

Highly Dynamic Ligand Binding and Light Absorption Coefficient of Cesium Lead Bromide Perovskite Nanocrystals
De Roo, J.; Ibáñez, M.; Geiregat, P.; Nedelcu, G.; Walravens, W.; Maes, J.; Martins, J. C.; Van Driessche, I.; Kovalenko, M.V.*; Hens, Z.*
ACS Nano 2016, 10 (2), 2071-2081; https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.5b06295

From ligands to binding motifs and beyond; the enhanced versatility of nanocrystal surfaces
De Roo, J.*; De Keukeleere, K.; Hens, Z.; Van Driessche, I.*
Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 13277-13283; https://doi.org/10.1039/c6dt02410f

Revisited Wurtzite CdSe Synthesis: a Gateway for the Versatile Flash Synthesis of Multi-Shell Quantum Dots and Rods
Drijvers, E.; De Roo, J.; Geiregat, P.; Fehér, K.; Hens, Z.*; Aubert, T.*
Chem. Mater. 2016, 28 (20), 7311-7323; https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b02666

Amino acid based stabilization of oxide nanocrystals in polar media; from insight in ligand exchange to solution 1H NMR probing of short–chained adsorbates
De Roo, J.*; Coucke, S.; Rijckaert, R.; De Keukeleere, K.; Sinnaeve, D.; Hens, Z.; Martins, J. C.; Van Driessche, I.*
Langmuir2016, 32, 1962-1970; https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.5b04611

Superconducting YBa2Cu3O7-δ Nanocomposites Using Preformed ZrO2 Nanocrystals: Growth Mechanisms and Vortex Pinning Properties
De Keukeleere, K.; Cayado, P.; Meledin, A.; Vallès, F.; De Roo, J.; Rijckaert, H.; Pollefeyt, G.; Bruneel, E.; Palau, A.; Coll, M.; Ricart, S.; Van Tendeloo, G.; Puig, T.; Obradors, X.; Van Driessche, I.*
Adv. Electron. Mater. 2016, 2, 1600161; https://doi.org/10.1002/aelm.201600161

Chemically Triggered Formation of Epitaxial Quantum Dot Superlattices
Walravens, W., De Roo, J., Drijvers, E., ten Brinck, S., Minuesa, E., Dendooven, J., Detavernier, C., Infante, I., Hens., Z.*
ACS Nano
2016, 10 (7), 6861-6870; https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.6b02562

Colloidal AgSbSe2 nanocrystals: surface analysis, electronic doping and processing into efficient thermoelectric nanomaterials
Liu, Y.; Cadavid, D.; Ibáñez, M.; De Roo, J.; Ortega, S.; Dobrozhan, O.; Kovalenko, M.; Cabot, A.*
J. Mater. Chem. C
2016, 4, 4756-4762; https://doi.org/10.1039/c6tc00893c

Aminophosphines: a Double Role in the Synthesis of Colloidal Indium Phosphide Quantum Dots
Tessier, M.; De Nolf, K.; Dupont, D.; Sinnaeve, D.; De Roo, J.; Hens, Z.*
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138 (18), 5923-5929; https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.6b01254

Scalable heating-up procedure to synthesize monodisperse Cu2ZnSnS4 nanocrystals
Shavel, A.; Ibáñez, M.; Luo, Z.; De Roo, J.; Carrette, A.; Dimitrievska, M.; Genc, A.; Meyns, M.; Perez-Rodriguez, A.; Kovalenko, M. V., Arbiol, J.; Cabot, A.*
Chem. Mater.2016, 28 (3), 720-726; https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b03417

The influence of tetraethoxysilane sol preparation on the electrospinning of silica nanofibers
Geltmeyer, J.; De Roo, J.; Van den Broeck, F.; Martins, J.; De Buysser, K.; De Clerck, K.*
J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol.
2016, 77 (2), 453-462; https://doi.org/10.1007/s10971-015-3875-1

Carboxylic-Acid-Passivated Metal Oxide Nanocrystals: Ligand Exchange Characteristics of a New Binding Motif
De Roo, J.; Justo, Y.; De Keukeleere, K.; Van den Broeck, F.; Martins, J. C.; Van Driessche, I.; Hens, Z.*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54 (22), 6488-6491; https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201500965

Epitaxial YBa2Cu3O7-x nanocomposite thin films from colloidal solutions
Cayado, P.; De Keukeleere, K.; Garzón, A.; Perez-Mirabet, L.; Meledin, A.; De Roo, J.; Valles, F.; Mundet, B.; Rijckaert, H.; Pollefeyt, G.; Coll Bau, M.; Ricart, S.; Palau, A.; Gazquez, J.; Ros, J.; Van Tendeloo, G.; Van Driessche, I.; Puig, T.; Obradors, X.*
Supercond. Sci. Technol. 2015, 28, 124007; https://doi.org/10.1088/0953-2048/28/12/124007

Economic and Size-tunable Synthesis of InP/ZnE (E = S,Se) Colloidal Quantum Dots
Tessier, M. D.; Dupont, D.; De Nolf, K.; De Roo, J.; Hens, Z.*
Chem. Mater.2015, 27, 4893-4898; https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b02138

Fast and Tunable Synthesis of ZrO2 Nanocrystals: Mechanistic Insights into Precursor Dependence
De Keukeleere, K.; De Roo, J.; Lommens, P.; Martins, J. C.; Van der Voort, P.; Van Driessche, I.*
Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54 (7), 3469-3476; https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b00046

Chemical solution deposition of functional ceramic coatings using ink-jet printing
De Keukeleere, K.; Pollefeyt, G.; Feys, J.; De Roo, J.; Rijckaert, H.; Lommens, P.; Van Driessche, I.*
Pure Appl. Chem.2015, 87 (3), 231-238; https://doi.org/10.1515/pac-2014-0938

Unravelling the Surface Chemistry of Metal Oxide Nanocrystals, the Role of Acids and Bases
De Roo, J.; Van den Broeck, F.; De Keukeleere, K.; Martins, J. C.; Van Driessche, I.; Hens, Z.*
J. Am. Chem. Soc.2014, 136 (27), 9650-9657; https://doi.org/10.1021/ja5032979

 

Fast, microwave-assisted synthesis of monodisperse HfO2 nanoparticles
De Roo, J., De Keukeleere, K., Feys, J., Lommens, P., Hens, Z., Van Driessche, I.*
J Nanopart Res2013,15 (11), 1778; https://doi.org/10.1007/s11051-013-1778-z

Solution-based synthesis of BaZrO3 nanoparticles: conventional versus microwave synthesis
De Keukeleere, K., Feys, J., Meire, M., De Roo, J., De Buysser, K., Lommens, P., Van Driessche, I.*
J Nanopart Res2013,15, 2074; https://doi.org/10.1007/s11051-013-2074-7