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Xiaowei Zhan
Ph.D, Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
College of Engineering
Peking University
Beijing 100871
China

  • Office Tel: 86-10-62766835
  • Email: xwzhan@pku.edu.cn

Education and Professional Experience

1990, B.S., Zhejiang University, China


1998, Ph.D., Zhejiang University, China

1998.09-2000.11, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

1999.11-1999.12, Visiting Scholar, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China

2000.12-2002.08, Associate Professor, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

2002.09-2003.07, Research Associate, University of Arizona, USA

2003.08-2006.05, Research Scientist, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

2006.06-2012.08, Professor, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

2012.09-Present, Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering, Peking University, China

 


Research Interests

1. Design and synthesis of conjugated organics and polymers

2. Fabrication of organic electronic devices (solar cells, field-effect transistors, light-emitting diodes)


Research Profile

Dr. Zhan has published 224 peer-reviewed papers in quality journals such as Chem. Rev., Acc. Chem. Res., Chem. Soc. Rev., J. Am. Chem. Soc., Adv. Mater., Energy Environ. Sci., etc. His papers were cited more than 13 000 times with 15 ESI Hot Papers and 37 ESI Highly Cited Papers. His research work was highlighted by Chemical & Engineering News, MRS Bulletin, ACS Noteworthy Chemistry, Wiley Materials Views etc. 20 of his papers were highlighted as Covers of Acc. Chem. Res., Chem. Soc. Rev., Adv. Mater., Energy Environ. Sci., Mater. Horiz., etc. He has published 8 book chapters and 16 invited reviews in Chem. Rev., Acc. Chem. Res., Chem. Soc. Rev., Adv. Mater., Mater. Horiz., etc.


Professional Honors and Awards

2002, he was awarded Youth Chemistry Prize of Chinese Chemical Society.
2006, he was supported by Hundred Talents Plan of Chinese Academy of Sciences
2010, he was awarded National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars
2011, he was awarded Excellence Prize of Hundred Talents Plan of Chinese Academy of Sciences
2013, he was appointed as Associate Editor for J. Mater. Chem. C.
2014, he was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC)
2014, 2015 and 2016, he ranked Elsevier Most Cited Chinese Researchers
2015, he ranked Royal Society of Chemistry Most Cited Chinese Researchers
2014 and 2015, he was awarded Excellent Graduate Advisor of Chinese Academy of Sciences
2016, he was appointed as Editorial Advisory Board for Solar RRL

 


Selected Publications

  1. Shuixing Dai, Fuwen Zhao, Qianqian Zhang, Tsz-Ki Lau, Tengfei Li, Kuan Liu, Qidan Ling, Chunru Wang, Xinhui Lu, Wei You and Xiaowei Zhan, Fused nonacyclic electron acceptors for efficient polymer solar cells, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 1336–1343.
  1. Fuwen Zhao, Shuixing Dai, Yang Wu, Qianqian Zhang, Jiayu Wang, Li Jiang, Qidan Ling, Zhixiang Wei, Wei Ma, Wei You, Chunru Wang and Xiaowei Zhan, Single-junction binary-blend nonfullerene polymer solar cells with 12.1% Efficiency, Adv. Mater., 2017, 29, 1700144.
  1. Pei Cheng, Mingyu Zhang, Tsz-Ki Lau, Yao Wu, Boyu Jia, Jiayu Wang, Cenqi Yan, Meng Qin, Xinhui Lu and Xiaowei Zhan, Realizing small energy loss of 0.55 eV, high open-circuit voltage > 1 V and high efficiency > 10% in fullerene-free polymer solar cells via energy driver, Adv. Mater., 2017, 29, 1605216.
  1. Yuze Lin, Fuwen Zhao, Yang Wu, Kai Chen, Yuxin Xia, Guangwu Li, Shyamal K. K. Prasad, Jingshuai Zhu, Lijun Huo, Haijun Bin, Zhi-Guo Zhang, Xia Guo, Maojie Zhang, Yanming Sun, Feng Gao, Zhixiang Wei, Wei Ma, Chunru Wang, Justin Hodgkiss, Zhishan Bo, Olle Inganäs, Yongfang Li and Xiaowei Zhan, Mapping polymer donors towards high-efficiency fullerene free organic solar cells, Adv. Mater., 2017, 29, 1604155.
  1. Jiayu Wang, Kuan Liu, Lanchao Ma and Xiaowei Zhan, Triarylamine: versatile platform for organic, dye-sensitized and perovskite solar cells, Chem. Rev., 2016, 116, 14675−14725.
  1. Yuze Lin and Xiaowei Zhan, Oligomer molecules for efficient organic photovoltaics, Acc. Chem. Res., 2016, 49, 175-183. (Cited 100 times, ESI Hot Paper, ESI Highly Cited Paper, Front Cover)
  1. Yuze Lin, Fuwen Zhao, Qiao He, Lijun Huo, Yang Wu, Timothy C. Parker, Wei Ma, Yanming Sun, Chunru Wang, Daoben Zhu, Alan J. Heeger, Seth R. Marder and Xiaowei Zhan, High-performance electron acceptor with thienyl side chains for organic photovoltaics, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 4955−4961. (Cited 120 times, ESI Hot Paper, ESI Highly Cited Paper)
  1. Yuze Lin, Qiao He, Fuwen Zhao, Lijun Huo, Jiangquan Mai, Xinhui Lu, Chun-Jen Su, Tengfei Li, Jiayu Wang, Jingshuai Zhu, Yanming Sun, Chunru Wang and Xiaowei Zhan, A facile planar fused-ring electron acceptor for as-cast polymer solar cells with 8.71% efficiency, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 2973−2976. (Cited 100 times, ESI Hot Paper, ESI Highly Cited Paper)
  1. Pei Cheng and Xiaowei Zhan, Stability of organic solar cells: challenges and strategies, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2016, 45, 2544-2582. (Cited 50 times, ESI Hot Paper, ESI Highly Cited Paper)
  1. Pei Cheng, Cenqi Yan, Yang Wu, Jiayu Wang, Meng Qin, Qiaoshi An, Jiamin Cao, Lijun Huo, Fujun Zhang, Liming Ding, Yanming Sun, Wei Ma and Xiaowei Zhan, Alloy acceptor: superior alternative to PCBM towards efficient and stable organic solar cells, Adv. Mater., 2016, 28, 8021–8028.
  1. Pei Cheng, Cenqi Yan, Tsz-Ki Lau, Jiangquan Mai, Xinhui Lu and Xiaowei Zhan, Molecular lock: a versatile key to enhance efficiency and stability of organic solar cells, Adv. Mater., 2016, 28, 5822–5829.
  1. Yuze Lin, Jiayu Wang, Zhi-Guo Zhang, Huitao Bai, Yongfang Li, Daoben Zhu and Xiaowei Zhan, An electron acceptor challenging fullerenes for efficient polymer solar cells, Adv. Mater., 2015, 27, 1170–1174. (Cited 240 times, ESI Hot Paper, ESI Highly Cited Paper)
  1. Yuze Lin, Yifan Wang, Jiayu Wang, Jianhui Hou, Yongfang Li, Daoben Zhu and Xiaowei Zhan, A star-shaped perylene diimide electron acceptor for high-performance organic solar cells, Adv. Mater., 2014, 26, 5137–5142. (Cited 190 times, ESI Hot Paper, ESI Highly Cited Paper, Back Cover)
  1. Yuze Lin, Yongfang Li and Xiaowei Zhan, Small molecule semiconductors for high-efficiency organic photovoltaics, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2012, 41, 4245-4272. (Cited 920 times, ESI Hot Paper, ESI Highly Cited Paper, Inside Cover)
  1. Yuze Lin, Haijun Fan, Yongfang Li and Xiaowei Zhan, Thiazole-based organic semiconductors for organic electronics, Adv. Mater., 2012, 24, 3087-3106. (Cited 140 times, ESI Highly Cited Paper, Front Cover)
  1. Xingang Zhao and Xiaowei Zhan, Electron transporting semiconducting polymers in organic electronics, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2011, 40, 3728–3743. (Cited 240 times, ESI Highly Cited Paper, Inside Cover)
  1. Huixia Shang, Haijun Fan, Yao Liu, Wenping Hu, Yongfang Li and Xiaowei Zhan, A solution processable star-shaped molecule for high performance organic solar cells, Adv. Mater., 2011, 23, 1554–1557. (Cited 300 times, ESI Hot Paper, ESI Highly Cited Paper)
  1. Xiaowei Zhan, Antonio Facchetti, Stephen Barlow, Tobin J. Marks, Mark A. Ratner, Michael R. Wasielewski and Seth R. Marder, Rylene and related diimides for organic electronics, Adv. Mater., 2011, 23, 268-284. (Cited 770 times, ESI Hot Paper, ESI Highly Cited Paper)
  1. John E. Anthony, Antonio Facchetti, Martin Heeney, Seth R. Marder and Xiaowei Zhan, n-Type organic semiconductors in organic electronics, Adv. Mater., 2010, 22, 3876-3892. (Cited 650 times, ESI Hot Paper, ESI Highly Cited Paper)
  1. Xiaowei Zhan, Zhan’ao Tan, Benoit Domercq, Zesheng An, Xuan Zhang, Stephen Barlow, Yongfang Li, Daoben Zhu, Bernard Kippelen and Seth R. Marder, A high-mobility electron-transport polymer with broad absorption and its use in field-effect transistors and all-polymer solar cells, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 7246-7247. (Cited 720 times, ESI Highly Cited Paper, Highlight by ACS Noteworthy Chemistry)
  1. Xiaowei Zhan, Chad Risko, Fabrice Amy, Calvin Chan, Wei Zhao, Stephen Barlow, Antoine Kahn, Jean-Luc Brédas and Seth R. Marder, Electron affinities of 1,1-diaryl- 2,3,4,5-tetraphenylsiloles: direct measurements and comparison with experimental and theoretical estimates, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 9021-9029. (Cited 130 times)