59. Serpil Denizaltı, Abdulrahman K. Ali, Çağatay Ela, Mesut Ekmekci, Sule Erten-Ela, Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells using Ionic Liquids as Redox Mediator, Chemical Physics Letters 691 (2018) 373–378, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2017.11.035

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58.Şule Erten-Ela,Yoshihide Ueno, Takuro Asaba and Yuji Kubo, Synthesis of a dibenzo-BODIPY-incorporating phenothiazine as a panchromatic sensitizer for dye-sensitized solar cells, New J. Chem., 2017, 41, 10367-10375, DOI: 10.1039/C7NJ01735A, Paper


57. Sule Erten-Ela, Melek Kiristi, Aysegul Uygun Oksuz et al., Platinum-free Counter Electrodes of Plasma-Modified Hybrid Nanomaterials for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells ,in press, Pages 1-14, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL of SUSTAINABLE ENERGY,2017.

56. W. Boukhili, C. Tozlu, M. Mahdouani, Sule Erten-Ela, R. Bourguiga, Illumination and dipole layer effects on the density of state distribution in n-type organic thin film phototransistors based on naphthalene bis-benzimidazole: Experiment and modeling,  Volume 179, 2017, Pages 37–47, Microelectronic Engineering.


55. Sadik CogalSule Erten-ElaKasim Ocakoglu & Aysegul Uygun Oksuz, 4-Carboxybiphenyl and thiophene substituted porphyrin derivatives for dye-sensitized solar cell, Pages 87-95 ,Vol.636, 2016, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15421406.2016.1184383

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54. Şule Erten-Ela, Sadık Çoğal, Gamze Çelik Çoğal, Ayşegül Uygun Öksüz, Highly conductive polymer materials based multi-walled carbon nanotubes as counter electrodes for dye-sensitized solar cells, Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures, Page 380-384 | Received 29 Jan 2016, Accepted 09 Mar 2016, Accepted author version posted online: 23 Mar 2016, Published online: 23 Mar 2016

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53. Sadik Cogal, Sule Erten-Ela, Gamze Celik Cogal, Matej Micusik, Maria Omastova and Aysegul Uygun Oksuz , Plasma-enhanced modification of multiwalled carbon nanotube with conducting polymers for dye sensitized solar cells , Polymer Composites,  DOI: 10.1002/pc.23983 , 2016

52. Sule Erten-Ela, Haiwei Chen, Andreas Kratzer, Andreas Hirsch and Christoph J. Brabec  , Perovskite solar cells fabricated using dicarboxylic fullerene derivatives , New J. Chem., 40, 2829-2834, 2016


51. Sule Erten-Ela, Derya Baran, Andreas Kratzer, Tayebeh Ameri, Christoph Brabec, Andreas Hirsch
Facile Synthesis and Photovoltaic Applications of a New Alkylated Bismethano Fullerene as Electron Acceptor for High Open Circuit Voltage Solar Cells
RSC Advances, Issue 79,5, 64724-64730, 2015

50. Sule Erten-Ela, Alişah Ç. Çakir
Dye Sensitized Solar Cells for Conversion of Solar Energy into Electricity. Energy Sources
Vol. 37, Issue 8,pp. 807-816, 2015

49. Kasim Ocakoglu, Sule Erten-Ela, K. Saleem Joya Ersan Harputlu,
Artificial Zinc Chlorin Dyes for Dye Sensitized Solar Cell

Inorganica Chimica Acta, Volume 439, 1 January 2016, Pages 30-34 ,2016


48. Sule Erten-Ela, Carmen Villegas, Juan Luis Delgado, Nazario Martin
Pyrrolidino [60] and [70] Fullerene Homo and Heterodimers as Electron Acceptors for OPV
New Journal of Chemistry (RSC), 39, 1477-1482; 2015 doi: 10.1039/C4NJ01709A


47. Sule Erten Ela
Synthesis and dye sensitized solar cell applications of Bodipy derivatives with bis-dimethylfluorenyl amine donor groups
New Journal of Chemistry (RSC) 39, 4086-4092; 2015. Doi: 10.1039/C4NJ02393E


46. Sule Erten-Ela, Olena Vakuliuk, Anna Tarnowska, Kasim Ocakoglu, Daniel T. Gryko
Synthesis of zinc chlorophyll materials for dye-sensitized solar cell applications
Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, Volume 135, 25 January 2015, Pages 676-682; doi:10.1016/j.saa.2014.07.026

45. Sadik Cogal,  Sule Erten-Ela, Kasim Ocakoglu, Aysegul Uygun Oksuz
Asymmetric phthalocyanine derivatives containing 4-carboxyphenyl substituents for dye-sensitized solar cells
Dyes and Pigments, Volume 113, February 2015, Pages 474-480; doi:10.1016/j.dyepig.2014.09.018


44. Sule Erten-Ela, Kasim Ocakoglu, Anna Tarnowska, Olena Vakulyuk, Daniel T. Gryko
Performance of zinc Chlorophyll based molecules for dye sensitized solar cell
Dyes and Pigments, Volume 114, March 2015, Pages 129–137,  doi:10.1016/j.dyepig.2014.11.008

43. Oleg G. Poluektov, Jens Niklas, Kristy L. Mardis, Serge Beaupré, Mario Leclerc, Carmen Villegas, Sule Erten-Ela, Juan L. Delgado, Nazario Martín, Andreas Sperlich and Vladimir Dyakonov Electronic Structure of Fullerene Heterodimer in Bulk-Heterojunction Blends
Advanced Energy Materials;Volume 4, Issue 7, May 13, 2014; DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201301517


42. Sule Erten-Ela, Selcan Sogut, Kasim Ocakoglu
Synthesis of novel ruthenium II phenanthroline complex and its application to TiO2 and ZnO nanoparticles on the electrode of dye sensitized solar cells
Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing; Volume 23, July 2014, Pages 159-166;doi:10.1016/j.mssp.2014.02.034

41. Safacan Kolemen, Yusuf Cakmak, Tugba Ozdemir, Sule Erten-Ela, Muhammed Buyuktemiz, Yavuz Dede, Engin U. Akkaya
Design and characterization of Bodipy derivatives for bulk heterojunction solar cells
Tetrahedron; Volume 70, Issue 36, 9 September 2014, Pages 6229-6234; doi:10.1016/j.tet.2014.03.049

40. Sule Erten-Ela, Kasim Ocakoglu
Fabrication of thin film nanocrystalline TiO2 solar cells using ruthenium complexes with carboxyl and sulfonyl groups
Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry; Volume 20, Issue 2, 25 March 2014, Pages 474-479; doi:10.1016/j.jiec.2013.05.004

39. Gulsah Turkmen, Hizir Sarica, Sule Erten-Ela
The performance studies on swallow-tailed naphthalene diimide derivatives in solution processed inverted bulk heterojunction solar cells
Solid State Electronics; Volume 100, October 2014, Pages 61-70; doi:10.1016/j.sse.2014.06.038


38. Sule Erten-Ela, Kasim Ocakoglu
Iridium dimer complex for dye sensitized solar cells using electrolyte combinations with different ionic liquids
Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing; Volume 27, November 2014, Pages 532-540; doi:10.1016/j.mssp.2014.06.055

37. Shirin Siahjani, Matthew White, N. Serdar Sariciftci, Sule Erten-Ela
Fabrication and Characterization of Green Light Emitting Diode
Turkish Journal of Physics; Vol.38, Pages 509-515, 2014; doi:10.3906/fiz-1405-9

36. Sule Erten-Ela
Characterization and Performance Evaluation of Dye Sensitized Solar Cell Using Nanostructured TiO2 Electrode
International Journal of Photoenergy; Article ID 941213, 6 pages, 2014 ; http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/941213

35. Kasim Ocakoglu, Selcan Sogut, Hizir Sarica, Pinar Guloglu, Sule Erten-Ela
Influences of the electron donor groups on the properties of thiophene-pyrrole-thiophene and tert-butyl based new ruthenium II bipyridyl sensitizers for DSSCs and DFT studies
Synthetic Metals; Volume 174, 15 June 2013, Pages 24-32; doi:10.1016/j.synthmet.2013.04.016

34. Sule Erten-Ela, S. Gokhan Colak, Kasim Ocakogl
The first application of water-soluble ruthenium phenanthroline complex for dye sensitized solar cells from aqueous solution using PEDOT:PSS counter electrode versus platinum counter electrode
Inorganica Chimica Acta; Volume 405, 24 August 2013, Pages 252-257; doi:10.1016/j.ica.2013.06.010

33. Cem Tozlu,  Sule Erten-Ela, Th. Birendra Singh, N. Serdar Sariciftci, Sıddık Icli
Comparative study of arylene bisimides substituted with imidazole side group for different dielectrics on the OFET application
Synthetic Metals; Volume 172, 15 May 2013, Pages 5-10; doi:10.1016/j.synthmet.2013.03.020

32. Sule Erten-Ela
Photovoltaic Performance of ZnO Nanorod and ZnO : CdO Nanocomposite Layers in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells (DSSCs)
International Journal of Photoenergy , Article ID 436831, 6 pages, 2013; http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/436831

31. Alisah Cagatay Cakir,  Sule Erten-Ela
Comparison between synthesis techniques to obtain ZnO nanorods and its effect on dye sensitized solar cells
Advanced Powder Technology; Volume 23, Issue 5, September 2012, Pages 655-660; doi:10.1016/j.apt.2011.08.003

30. D. Rana Bekci, Adem Karsli, A. Cagatay Cakir, Hizir Sarica, Alper Guloglu, Serap Gunes, Sule Erten-Ela
Comparison of ZnO interlayers in inverted bulk heterojunction solar cells
Applied Energy; Volume 96, August 2012, Pages 417-421; doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2012.02.077

29. K. Ocakoglu, E. Harputlu, P. Guloglu,  Sule Erten-Ela
Design and synthesis of heteroleptic ruthenium (II) complexes and their applications in nanocrystalline TiO2 solar cells
Inorganic Chemistry Communications; Volume 24, October 2012, Pages 118-124; doi:10.1016/j.inoche.2012.08.006

28. D. Rana Bekci, Sule Erten-Ela
Effect of nanostructured ZnO cathode layer on the photovoltaic performance of inverted bulk heterojunction solar cells ;Renewable Energy; Volume 43, July 2012, Pages 378-382; doi:10.1016/j.renene.2011.11.048

27. Hizır Sarıca, Sule Erten-Ela
Photovoltaic Characterizations of Nano-CdO based Dye Sensitized Solar Cells
Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials; Vol.14, ıssue 9-10, pp.753-757, 2012

26. K. Ocakoglu,  E. Harputlu, P. Guloglu,  Sule Erten-Ela
The photovoltaic performance of new ruthenium complexes in DSSCs based on nanorod ZnO electrode
Synthetic Metals, Volume 162, Issue 23, December 2012, Pages 2125-2133; doi:10.1016/j.synthmet.2012.10.006

25. Sule Erten-Ela, A. Cagatay Cakir
Dye Sensitized Solar Cells for Conversion of Solar Energy into Electricity
Energy Sources Part A;  in press, 2012

24. Sule Erten-Ela
Photovoltaic Effect of Nanostructured TiO2 Layers in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells
Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials, Vol. 14, Issue 9-10, pp.758-762, 2012

23. Yasin Kanbur, Mihai Irimia-Vladu, Eric D. Głowacki, Gundula Voss, Melanie Baumgartner, Günther Schwabegger, Lucia Leonat, Mujeeb Ullah, Hizir Sarica, Sule Erten-Ela,  Helmut Sitter, Zuhal Küçükyavuz, Siegfried Bauer, Niyazi Serdar Sariciftci
Vacuum-processed polyethylene as a dielectric for low operating voltage organic field effect transistors
Organic Electronics; Volume 13, Issue 5, May 2012, Pages 919-924;  doi:10.1016/j.orgel.2012.02.006

22. A. C. Cakir, P. Guloglu,  M. Bilgin, Sule Erten-Ela
Comparison of Randomly-oriented ZnO Nanorods and Butterfly-type ZnO Nanorod Bundles for Toluidine Blue Photocatalytic Degradation
Journal of Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials; Vol. 14, Issue 3-4, pp.230-237, 2012

21. Sule Erten-Ela, J. Brendel, M. Thelakkat
Solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells fabricated with nanoporous TiO2 and TPD dyes: Analysis of penetration behavior and I–V characteristics
Chemical Physics Letters; Volume 510, Issues 1-3, 24 June 2011, Pages 93-98; doi:10.1016/j.cplett.2011.05.005

20. Sule Erten-Ela, Gulsah Turkmen
Perylene imide dyes for solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells: Spectroscopy, energy levels and photovoltaic performance; Renewable Energy; Volume 36, Issue 6, June 2011, Pages 1821-1825 ; doi:10.1016/j.renene.2010.11.025

19. Safacan Kolemen, Altan Bozdemir, Yusuf Cakmak, Gokhan Barin, Sule Erten-Ela, Magdalena Marszalek, Jun-Ho Yum, Shaik. M. Zakeeruddin, Md. K. Nazeeruddin, Michael Graetzel and Engin U. Akkaya
Optimization of Distyryl-Bodipy Chromophores for Efficient Panchromatic Sensitization in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells
Chemical Science; Vol.2, Issue. 5, Pages 949-954, 2011; DOI:10.1039/C0SC00649A


18. Sule Erten-Ela, S.  Özçelik, E. Eren
Synthesis and Photophysical Characterizations of Thermal -Stable Benzimidazoles
Journal of Fluorescence; Vol.21, Issue 4, Pages 1565-1573, 2011; doi; 10.1007/s10895-011-0845-z

17. Safacan Kolemen, Yusuf Cakmak, Sule Erten-Ela, Yigit Altay, Johannes Brendel, M. Thelakkat and Engin U. Akkaya Solid-State Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Using Red and Near-IR Absorbing Bodipy Sensitizers
Organic Letters; 12 (17),  Pages  3812–3815, 2010; DOI: 10.1021/ol1014762

16. Sule Erten-Ela, S. Cogal, G. Turkmen, S. Icli
Hybrid solar cells using nanorod zinc oxide electrodes and perylene monoimide–monoanhydride dyes
Current Applied Physics, Volume 10, Issue 1, January 2010, Pages 187-192; doi:10.1016/j.cap.2009.05.018

15. C. Tozlu, Sule Erten-Ela, S. Icli
Photoresponsive n-channel organic field effect transistor based on naphthalene bis-benzimidazole with divinyltetramethyl disiloxane-bis (benzo-cyclobutene) gate insulator
Sensors and Actuators A: Physical; Volume 161, Issues 1–2, June 2010, Pages 46-52; doi:10.1016/j.sna.2010.05.030

14. Sule Erten-Ela, M. Marszalek, S. Tekoglu, M. Can, S. Icli
Synthesis, characterization and photovoltaic properties of novel molecules based on triarylamine dyes
Current Applied Physics; Volume 10, Issue 3, May 2010, Pages 749-756; doi:10.1016/j.cap.2009.09.009

13. Deyu Wang,  Sule Erten-Ela,  Shaik M. Zakeeruddin, Peter Pechy, Ivan Exnar, Qing Wang, Michael Grätzel
Polymer wiring of insulating electrode materials: An approach to improve energy density of lithium-ion batteries Electrochemistry Communications; Volume 11, Issue 7, July 2009, Pages 1350-1352; doi:10.1016/j.elecom.2009.04.030

12. G. Turkmen, Sule Erten-Ela, S. Icli
Highly soluble perylene dyes: Synthesis, photophysical and electrochemical characterizations
Dyes and Pigments, Volume 83, Issue 3, December 2009, Pages 297-303; doi:10.1016/j.dyepig.2009.05.014

11. Sule Erten-Ela, S. Cogal, S. Icli
Conventional and microwave-assisted synthesis of ZnO nanorods and effects of PEG400 as a surfactant on the morphology
Inorganica Chimica Acta, Volume 362, Issue 6, 20 April 2009, Pages 1855-1858; doi:10.1016/j.ica.2008.08.038

10. Sule Erten-Ela, S. Icli
Morphological characterizations of ZnO nanostructures
Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials; 2009, Vol.3, Issue 5, Pages 459-463

09. Sule Erten, S. Icli
Bilayer heterojunction solar cell based on naphthalene bis-benzimidazole
Inorganica Chimica Acta; Volume 361, Issue 3, 15 February 2008, Pages 595-600; doi:10.1016/j.ica.2007.02.047

08. Sule Erten-Ela, M. D. Yilmaz, B. Icli, Y. Dede, S. Icli and Engin U. Akkaya
A Panchromatic boradiazaindacene (BODIPY) sensitizer for dye-sensitized solar cells
Organic Leters; 2008, 10 (15), Pages 3299-3302; DOI: 10.1021/ol8010612


07. Sule  Erten, E.  Eren, S.  Icli
Dye sensitized solar cell based on 1,8-Naphthalene benzimidazole comprising carboxyl group
European Physical Journal Applied Physics; 2007, Vol.38, Pages  227-230.  DOI: 10.1051/epjap:2007086

06. Sule Erten,  F. Meghdadi,  S. Gunes, R. Koeppe, N.S. Sariciftci, S. Icli
Donor-Acceptor Heterojunction Solar Cells based on Perylene Dimide and Perylene Bisbenzimidazole
European Physical Journal Applied Physics; 2006 Vol.36, Pages  225-229, DOI: 10.1051/epjap:2006146

05. Th.B. Singh, Sule  Erten, S. Günes, C. Zafer, G. Turkmen, B. Kuban, Y. Teoman, N. S.  Sariciftci, S. Icli
Soluble derivatives of perylene and naphthalene diimide for n-channel organic field-effect transistors
Organic Electronics, Volume 7, Issue 6, December 2006, Pages 480-489 ; doi:10.1016/j.orgel.2006.06.010

04. Sule Erten, S.  Alp,  S.  Icli
Photooxidation quantum yield efficiencies of naphthalene diimides under concentrated sun light in comparisons with perylene diimides
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry; Volume 175, Issues 2–3, 31 October 2005, Pages 214-220; doi:10.1016/j.jphotochem.2005.04.038

03. Sule Erten, Y. Posokhov, S. Alp, S. Icli
The study of the solubility of naphthalene diimides with various bulky flanking substituents in different solvents by UV–vis spectroscopy
Dyes and Pigments, Volume 64, Issue 2, February 2005, Pages 171-178; doi:10.1016/j.dyepig.2004.04.011

02. Y Posokhov, Sule Erten,  O. Koz H. Anil S. Kirmizigul, S. Icli
UV/VIS Spectral and Solvatochromic Properties of Novel Natural Products from Turkish Lichens
International Journal of PhotoenergyVol. 7,Issue 1, Pages.27-35, 2005

01. S. Alp, Sule Erten, C. Karapire, B. Köz, A. O Doroshenko, S Icli
Photoinduced energy electron transfer studies with naphthalene diimides
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, Volume 135, Issues 2–3, 26 July 2000, Pages 103-110; doi:10.1016/S1010-6030(00)00306-3