Since 9/9/10
Last Updated: 3/5/2018


Refereed Journals:
  1. Edley, M. E.; Opasanont, B.; Conley, J. T.; Tran, H.; Smolin, S. Y.; Li, S.; Dillon, A. D.; Fafarman, A. T.; Baxter, J. B. Solution Processed CuSbS2 Films for Solar Cell Applications. Thin Solid Films 2018, 646, 180–189.

  2. Smolin, S.Y.; Choquette, A.K.; Wang, J.; May, S.J.; Baxter, J.B. Distinguishing Thermal and Electronic Effects in Ultrafast Optical Spectroscopy Using Oxide Heterostructures. J. Phys. Chem. C 2018, 122, 115.

  3. Dastidar, S.; Li, S.; Smolin, S.Y.; Baxter, J.B.; Fafarman, A.T. Slow Electron-Hole Recombination in Lead Iodide Perovskites Does Not Require a Molecular Dipole. ACS Energy Lett. 2017, 2, 2239–2244.

  4. Smolin, S.Y.; Choquette, A.K.; Wilks, R.G.; Gauquelin, N.; Félix, R.; Gerlach, D.; Ueda, S.; Krick, A.L.; Verbeeck, J.; Bär, M.; Baxter, J.B.; May, S.J. Energy Level Alignment and Cation Charge States at the LaFeO3/LaMnO3 (001) Heterointerface. Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2017, 1700183.

  5. Wu, Y.; Li, S.; Gogotsi, N.; Zhao, T.; Kagan, C.R.; Murray C.B.; Baxter, J.B. Directional Carrier Transfer in Strongly Coupled Binary Nanocrystal Superlattice Films Formed by Assembly and in Situ Ligand Exchange at a Liquid-Air Interface. J. Phys. Chem. C 2017, 121, 4146.

  6. H.J. Yun, T.J. Paik, B.T. Diroll, M.E. Edley, J.B. Baxter and C.B. Murray, "Nanocrystal Size-Dependent Efficiency of Quantum Dot Sensitized Solar Cells in the Strongly-Coupled CdSe Nanocrystals/TiO2 System," ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8, 14692 (2016).

  7. S.Y. Smolin, M.D. Scafetta, A.K. Choquette, M.Y. Sfeir, J.B. Baxter and S.J. May, "Static and Dynamic Optical Properties of La1-xSrxFeO3-d: The Effects of A-Site and Oxygen Stoichiometry," Chem. Mater., 28, 97 (2016).

  8. M.E. Edley, T.Z. Jones and J.B. Baxter, "Importance of Depletion Width on Charge Transport and Interfacial Recombination in Extremely Thin Absorber Solar Cells," J. Electrochem. Soc., 163, H133 (2016).

  9. M.E. Edley, G.W. Guglietta, S. Li, H. Majidi and J.B. Baxter, "Ultrafast Charge Carrier Dynamics in Extremely Thin Absorber (ETA) Solar Cells Consisting of CdSe-Coated ZnO Nanowires," J. Phys. Chem. C, 120, 19504 (2016).

  10. A.D. Dillon, L. Le Quoc, M. Goktas, B. Opasanont, S. Dastidar, S. Mengel, J.B. Baxter and A.T. Fafarman, "Thin Films of Copper Indium Selenide Fabricated with High Atom Economy by Electrophoretic Deposition of Nanocrystals under Flow," Chem. Eng. Sci., 154, 128 (2016).

  11. M. Cargnello, T. Montini, S.Y. Smolin, J.B. Priebe, J.J. Delgado Jaen, V.V. Doan-Nguyen, I.S. McKay, J.A. Schwalbe, M.M. Pohl, T.R. Gordon, Y. Lu, J.B. Baxter, A. Bruckner, P. Fornasiero and C.B. Murray, "Engineering Titania Nanostructure to Tune and Improve Its Photocatalytic Activity," Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 113, 3966 (2016).

  12. A.J. Abel, A.M. Patel, S.Y. Smolin, B. Opasanont and J.B. Baxter, "Enhanced Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting Via SILAR-Deposited Ti-Doped Hematite Thin Films with an FeOOH Overlayer," J. Mater. Chem. A, 4, 6495 (2016).

  13. B. Opasanont and J.B. Baxter, "Dynamic Speciation Modeling to Guide Selection of Complexing Agents for Chemical Bath Deposition: Case Study for ZnS Thin Films," Cryst. Growth Design, 15, 4893, (2015).

  14. D.V. Esposito, J.B. Baxter, J. John, N.S. Lewis, T.P. Moffat, T. Ogitsu, G.D. O'Neil, T.A. Pham, A.A. Talin, J. M.Velazquez and B.C. Wood, "Methods of Photoelectrode Characterization with High Spatial and Temporal Resolution," Energy Environ. Sci., 8, 2863 (2015).

  15. B. Opasanont, K.T. Van, A.G. Kuba, K.R. Choudhury and J.B. Baxter, "Adherent and Conformal Zn(S,O,OH) Thin Films by Rapid Chemical Bath Deposition with Hexamethylenetetramine Additive," ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 7, 11516 (2015).

  16. G.W. Guglietta, B.T. Diroll, E.A. Gaulding, J.L. Fordham, S. Li, C.B. Murray and J.B. Baxter, "Lifetime, Mobility, and Diffusion of Photoexcited Carriers in Ligand-Exchanged Lead Selenide Nanocrystal Films Measured by Time-Resolved Terahertz Spectroscopy," ACS Nano, 9, 1820 (2015).

  17. R.B. Comes, S.Y. Smolin, T.C. Kaspar, R. Gao, B.A. Apgar, L.W. Martin, M.E. Bowden, J.B. Baxter and S.A. Chambers, "Visible Light Carrier Generation in Co-Doped Epitaxial Titanate Films," Appl. Phys. Lett., 106, 092901 (2015).

  18. A.J. Abel, I. Garcia-Torregrosa, A.M. Patel, B. Opasanont and J.B. Baxter, "SILAR-Deposited Hematite Films for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting: Effects of Sn, Ti, Thickness, and Nanostructuring," J. Phys. Chem. C, 119, 4454 (2015).

  19. S.Y. Smolin, M.D. Scafetta, G.W. Guglietta, J.B. Baxter and S.J. May, "Ultrafast Transient Reflectance of Epitaxial Semiconducting Perovskite Thin Films," Appl. Phys. Lett., 105, 022103 (2014).

  20. B. Opasanont, A.G. Kuba, E.G. Louderback, K. Roy Choudhury and J.B. Baxter, "Relating Deposition Conditions to Zn(S,O,OH) Thin Film Properties for Photovoltaic Buffer Layers Using a Continuous Flow Microreactor," Chem. Mater., 26, 6674 (2014).

  21. H. Majidi, M.E. Edley, L. Spangler and J.B. Baxter, "Tailoring Absorber Thickness and the Absorber-Scaffold Interface in CdSe-Coated ZnO Nanowire Extremely Thin Absorber Solar Cells," Electrochim. Acta, 145, 291 (2014).

  22. G.W. Guglietta, K. Roy Choudhury, J.V. Caspar and J.B. Baxter, "Employing Time-Resolved Terahertz Spectroscopy to Analyze Carrier Dynamics in Thin-Film Cu2ZnSn(S,Se)4 Absorber Layers," Appl. Phys. Lett., 104, 253901 (2014).

  23. J.B. Baxter, C. Richter and C.A. Schmuttenmaer, "Ultrafast Carrier Dynamics in Nanostructures for Solar Fuels," Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem., 65, 423 (2014). [invited review]

  24. H.J. Yun, T.J. Paik, M.E. Edley, J.B. Baxter and C.B. Murray, "Enhanced Charge Transfer Kinetics of CdSe Quantum Dot-Sensitized Solar Cell by Inorganic Ligand Exchange Treatments," ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 6, 3721 (2014).

  25. K.M. McPeak, B. Opasanont, T. Shibata, D.-K. Ko, M.A. Becker, S. Chattopadhyay, H.P. Bui, T.P. Beebe, B.A. Bunker, C.B. Murray and J.B. Baxter, "Microreactor Chemical Bath Deposition of Laterally Graded Cd1-XZnxS Thin Films: A Route to High-Throughput Optimization for Photovoltaic Buffer Layers," Chemistry of Materials, 25, 297 (2013).

  26. H. Majidi, K.T. Van and J.B. Baxter, "Nucleation and growth of extremely thin CdSe films electrodeposited from near-neutral electrolytes," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 159, D605 (2012).

  27. H. Majidi, C.R. Winkler, M.L. Taheri and J.B. Baxter, "Microstructural changes in CdSe-coated ZnO nanowires evaluated by in situ annealing in transmission electron microscopy and X-ray diffraction," Nanotechnology, 23, 265701 (2012).

  28. J.B. Baxter, "Commercialization of Dye Sensitized Solar Cells: Present Status and Future Research Needs to Improve Efficiency, Stability, and Manufacturing," Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, 30, 021201 (2012). [invited review]

  29. J.B. Baxter and G.W. Guglietta, "Terahertz Spectroscopy," Analytical Chemistry, 83, 4342 (2011). [invited review]

  30. C.A. Wolden, J. Kurtin, J.B. Baxter, I. Repins, S.E. Shaheen, J.T. Torvik, A.A. Rockett, V.M. Fthenakis and E.S. Aydil, "Photovoltaic manufacturing: Present status, future prospects, and research needs," Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, 29, 030801 (2011). [cover article]

  31. H. Majidi and J.B. Baxter, "Electrodeposition of CdSe coatings on ZnO nanowire arrays for extremely thin absorber solar cells," Electrochimica Acta, 56, 2703 (2011).

  32. K.M. McPeak, T.P. Le, N.G. Britton, Z.S. Nickolov, Y.A. Elabd and J.B. Baxter, "Chemical Bath Deposition of ZnO Nanowires at Near-Neutral pH Conditions without Hexamethylenetetramine (HMTA): Understanding the Role of HMTA in ZnO Nanowire Growth," Langmuir, 27, 3672 (2011).

  33. K.M. McPeak, M.A. Becker, N.G. Britton, H. Majidi, B.A. Bunker and J.B. Baxter, "In Situ X-ray Absorption Near-Edge Structure Spectroscopy of ZnO Nanowire Growth During Chemical Bath Deposition," Chemistry of Materials, 22, 6162 (2010).

  34. J.B. Baxter and C.A. Schmuttenmaer, "Carrier Dynamics in Bulk ZnO. II. Photoconductivity Measured by Time Resolved Terahertz Spectroscopy," Physical Review B, 80, 235206 (2009).

  35. J.B. Baxter and C.A. Schmuttenmaer, "Carrier Dynamics in Bulk ZnO. I. Intrinsic Conductivity Measured by Terahertz Time Domain Spectroscopy," Physical Review B, 80, 235205 (2009).

  36. K.M. McPeak and J.B. Baxter, "ZnO Nanowires Grown by Chemical Bath Deposition in a Continuous Flow Microreactor," Crystal Growth & Design, 9, 4538-4545 (2009).

  37. K.M. McPeak and J.B. Baxter, "Microreactor for High-Yield Chemical Bath Deposition of Semiconductor Nanowires: ZnO Nanowire Case Study," Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 48, 5954-5961 (2009).

  38. J. Baxter, Z.X. Bian, G. Chen, D. Danielson, M.S. Dresselhaus, A.G. Fedorov, T.S. Fisher, C.W. Jones, E. Maginn, U. Kortshagen, A. Manthiram, A. Nozik, D.R. Rolison, T. Sands, L. Shi, D. Sholl, and Y.Y. Wu, "Nanoscale design to enable the revolution in renewable energy," Energy & Environmental Science, 2, 559-588 (2009).

  39. J.B. Baxter and E.S. Aydil, "Metallorganic Chemical Vapor Deposition of ZnO Nanowires from Zinc Acetylacetonate and Oxygen," Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 156, H52-H58 (2009).

  40. S. G. Abuabara, C. W. Cady, J. B. Baxter, C. A. Schmuttenmaer, R. H. Crabtree, G. W. Brudvig, V. S. Batista, "Ultrafast Photooxidation of Mn-Terpyridine Complexes Covalently Attached to TiO2 Nanoparticles," Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 111, 11982-11990 (2007).

  41. J. B. Baxter and C. A. Schmuttenmaer, "Conductivity of ZnO Nanowires, Nanoparticles, and Thin Films Using Time Resolved Terahertz Spectroscopy," Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 110, 25229-25239 (2006).

  42. J. B. Pan, R. M. Pafchek, F. F. Judd, and J. B. Baxter, "Effect of chromium-gold and titanium-titanium nitride-platinum-gold metallization on wire/ribbon bondability," IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging, 29, 707-713 (2006).

  43. J. B. Baxter, A. M. Walker, K. van Ommering, and E. S. Aydil, "Synthesis and integration of ZnO nanowires into dye sensitized solar cells," Nanotechnology, 17, S304-S312 (2006).

  44. J. B. Baxter and E. S. Aydil, "Dye-sensitized solar cells based on semiconductor morphologies with ZnO nanowires," Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 90, 607-622 (2006).

  45. J. B. Baxter and E. S. Aydil, "Nanowire based dye sensitized solar cells," Applied Physics Letters, 86, 053114 (2005).

  46. C. A. Wolden, J. B. Baxter, T. M. Barnes, and E. S. Aydil, "Infrared detection of hydrogen generated free carriers in polycrystalline ZnO thin films," Journal of Applied Physics, 97, 043522 (2005).

  47. J. B. Baxter and E. S. Aydil, "Epitaxial Growth of ZnO Nanowires on a- and c-plane Sapphire," Journal of Crystal Growth, 274, 407-411 (2005).

  48. J. B. Baxter, F. Wu, and E. S. Aydil, "Growth mechanism and characterization of zinc oxide hexagonal columns," Applied Physics Letters 83, 3797-3799 (2003).

Book chapters:

J.B. Baxter, "ZnO Nanowire-Based Solar Cells," invited book chapter in Wide Band Gap Semiconductor Nanowires for Optical Devices: The Particular Case of GaN and ZnO, Vincent Consonni and Guy Feuillet, ed., iSTE Wiley Hermes Science Publishing (2014).

Baxter, J.B.; Schmuttenmaer, C.A. Time Resolved Terahertz Spectroscopy and Terahertz Emission Spectroscopy. Invited book chapter, Terahertz Spectroscopy: Principles and Applications, Susan Dexheimer ed., Taylor and Francis, LLC (2008).