Organic Functional Materials Group  中文 English 
Department of Materials Science, Fudan University

Ziqi Liang

梁子骐Ziqi Liang  Professor
 Dept. of Materials Science
 Fudan University
 220 Handan Road, Shanghai 200433, China
 Phone/Fax: 86-21-65642816

• Professor, Department of Materials Science, Fudan University, Shanghai, China (September 2012-present)

• Staff Scientist III, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (Jan 2011-June 2012)

• Postdoctoral Researcher, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (June 2008-Dec 2010)

• Postdoctoral Associate, University of Cambridge (May 2006-May 2008)

• Ph.D. Polymer Science, Materials Science and Engineering department at Pennsylvania State University (Fall 2002-May 2006)

• M.S. Chemistry, University of California at Riverside (2002 Summer)

• B.S. & M.S. Polymer Science, East China University of Science & Technology & Shanghai Jiao Tong University (1999 Spring)


• π-Conjugated polymers: Design, synthesis, function, and device

• Optoelectronics: Organic/perovskite solar cells and their charge transport studies

• Thermoelectrics: Organic semiconductors and organic-inorganic nanocomposites for thermal-to-electrical energy conversion



 • Ph.D. Students: Yani Chen, Minhong He

 • M.S. Students: Xiaoyu Liu, Yong Sun

 • Undergraduate Students: Junhui Tang, Tingfen Li


 • Postdoc: Dr. Xiaoqing Chen (NIMS, postdoc), Dr. Dongsheng Chen (Shanghai University of Electric Power, Asso. Prof.), Dr. Jinwei Sun (Huzhou University, Lecture)

 • Ph.D. Students : Jialin Wang(Shanghai Prtronic Electronic Technology Co.Ltd)

 • M.S. Students: Yan Zhao, Jiajun Peng (Bank of Nanjing)

 • Undergraduate Students: Diqing Su (University of Minnesota, USA, Ph.D student), Yingshan Yao (Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, M.S. student), Yijing Sun , Wang Gao (Cornell University, USA, M.S. student), Xiaofeng Lin (UIUC, USA, Ph.D. student)


49. X. Liu, Y. Yan, Y. Yao, A. Honarfar, K. Zheng*, Z. Liang,* "High-Efficiency Nonfullerene Organic Solar Cells with Suppressed Charge Recombination" (Submitted).

48. S. Yu, Y. Yan, Y. Chen, P. Chábera, K. Zheng, Z. Liang,* "Enabling Room-Temperature Processed Highly Efficient 2D Ruddlesden−Popper Perovskite Solar Cells with Eliminated Hysteresis" (Submitted).

47. Y. Chen, M. He, J. Tang, G. C. Bazan, Z. Liang,* "Flexible Thermoelectric Generators with Ultra-High Output Power Enabled by Magnetic Field Aligned Metallic Nanowires" Adv. Electron. Mater. 180020 (2018).

46. X. Gao, M. He, B. Liu, J. Hu, Y. Wang,* Z. Liang,* J. Zhou*, "Topological Design of Inorganic-Organic Thermoelectric Nanocomposites Based on 'Electron-Percolation Phonon-Insulator' Concept" ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.8b00615. Download

45. Y. Chen, Y. Sun, J. Peng, Z. Liang,* "Composition Engineering in Two-Dimensional Pb-Sn Alloyed Perovskites for Efficient and Stable Solar Cells" ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b06256. Download

44. Y. Chen, S. Yu, Y. Sun, Z. Liang,* "Phase Engineering in Quasi-2D Ruddlesden–Popper Perovskites" J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 9, 2627–2631 (2018).Download

43. X. Liu, Y. Yan, Y. Yao,* Z. Liang,* "Ternary Blend Strategy for Achieving High-Efficiency Organic Solar Cells with Nonfullerene Acceptors Involved" Adv. Funct. Mater. 28, 1802004 (2018). Download

42. K. Zheng,* Y. Chen, Y. Sun, J. Chen, P. Chábera, R. Schaller, M. J. Al-Marri, S. E Canton, Z. Liang,* T. Pullerits,* "Inter-Phase Charge and Energy Transfer in Ruddlesden–Popper 2D Perovskites: Critical Role of the Spacing Cations" J. Mater. Chem. A 6, 6244–6250 (2018). Download

41. Y. Chen, Y. Sun, J. Peng, K. Zheng, Z. Liang,* "Two-Dimensional Ruddlesden−Popper Perovskites for Optoelectronics" Adv. Mater. 30, 1703487 (2018). Download

40. M. He, X. Gao, B. Liu, J. Zhou,* Z. Liang,* "Ultra-High Electrical Conductivity and Superior Bendability Simultaneously Enabled in Ag Nanowire Based Nanocomposites" RSC Adv. 7, 44254–44258 (2017). Download

39. Y. Jin, Z. Chen, M. Xiao, J. Peng, B. Fan, L. Ying, G. Zhang, X.-F. Jiang, Q. Yin, Z. Liang, F. Huang, Y. Cao, "Thick Film Polymer Solar Cells Based on Naphtho[1,2-c:5,6-c]bis[1,2,5]thiadiazole Conjugated Polymers with Efficiency over 11%" Adv. Energy Mater. 7, 1700944 (2017). Download

38. X. Liu, J. Wang, J. Peng, Z. Liang,* "2D/1A Strategy to Regulate Film Morphology for Highly Efficient and Stable Nonfullerene Organic Solar Cells" Macromolecules 50, 6954–6960 (2017). Download

37. J. Peng, Y. Chen, K. Zheng,* T. Pullerits, Z. Liang,*"Insights into Charge Carrier Dynamics in Organo-Metal Halide Perovskites: From Neat Films to Solar Cells" Chem. Soc. Rev. 46, 5714–5729 (2017). Download

36. J. Wang, J. Peng, X. Liu, Z. Liang,* "Efficient and Stable Ternary Organic Solar Cells Based on Two Planar Nonfullerene Acceptors with Tunable Crystallinity and Phase Miscibility" ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 9, 20704–20710 (2017). Download

35. Y. Sun, D. Chen, Z. Liang,* "Two-Dimensional MXenes for Energy Storage and Conversion Applications" Materials Today Energy 5, 22–36 (2017). Download

34. J. Sun,* H. Sun, Z. Liang,* "Nanomaterials in Electrochemiluminescence Sensors" ChemElectroChem 4, 1651–1662 (2017). Download

33. Y. Chen, Y. Sun, J. Peng, W. Zhang, X. Su, K. Zheng, T. Pullerits, Z. Liang,* "Tailoring Organic Cation of Two-Dimensional Air-Stable Organometal Halide Perovskites for Highly Efficient Planar Solar Cells" Adv. Energy Mater. 7,1700162 (2017). Download

32.Y. Sun, J. Peng, Y. Chen, Y. Yao, Z. Liang,* " Triple-cation mixed-halide perovskites: towards efficient, annealing-free and air-stable solar cells enabled by Pb(SCN)2 additive " Sci. Rep. 7, 46193 (2017). Download

31. M. Li , K. Gao , X. Wan,* Q. Zhang, B. Kan, R. Xia, F. Liu, X. Yang, H. Feng, W. Ni, Y. Wang, J. Peng, H. Zhang, Z. Liang, H.-L. Yip, X. Peng,* Y. Cao, Y. Chen,* "Solution-Processed Organic Tandem Solar Cells with Power Efficiencies >12% " Nature Photonics 11, 85–90 (2017). Download

30. Y. Chen, M. He, B. Liu, G. C. Bazan,* J. Zhou,* Z. Liang,* "Bendable n-Type Metallic Nanocomposites with Large Thermoelectric Power Factor" Adv. Mater. 29, 1604752 (2017). Download

29. J. Peng, Y. Sun, Y. Chen, Y. Yao,* Z. Liang,* "Light and Thermally Induced Evolutional Charge Transport in CH3NH3PbI3 Perovskite Solar Cells" ACS Energy Lett. 1, 1000–1006 (2016). Download

28. J. Wang, J. Peng, Y. Sun, X. Liu, Y. Chen, Z. Liang,* "FAPbCl3 Perovskite as Alternative Interfacial Layer for Highly Efficient and Stable Polymer Solar Cells" Adv. Electron. Mater. 2, 1600329 (2016). Download

27. J. Wang, Z. Liang,* "Synergetic Solvent Engineering of Film Nanomorphology to Enhance Planar Perylene Diimide Based Organic Photovoltaics" ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 8, 22418–22424 (2016). Download

26. J. Sun, Z. Liang,* "Swift Electrofluorochromism Based on Donor-Acceptor Conjugated Polytriarylamines" ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 8, 18301–18308 (2016). Download

25. J. Wang, L. Kong, Z. Liang,* "Fine Control of Side Chains in Random π-Conjugated Terpolymers for Organic Photovoltaics" Macromol. Chem. Phys. 217, 1513–1520 (2016). Download

24. D. Chen, Y. Zhao, Y. Chen, T. Lu, Y. Wang,* J. Zhou,* Z. Liang,* "Thermoelectric Enhancement of Cu3SbS4 Nanocrystals by Magnetic Nickel Doping" Adv. Electron. Mater. 2, 1500473 (2016). Download

23. J. Sun, Y. Chen, Z. Liang,* "Electroluminochromic Materials and Devices" Adv. Funct. Mater. 26, 2783–2799 (2016). (Feature article) Download

22. Y. Chen, M. He, J. Peng, Y. Sun, Z. Liang,* "Structure and Growth Control of Organic-Inorganic Halide Perovskites for Optoelectronics: From Polycrystalline Films to Single Crystals" Adv. Sci. 3, 1500392 (2016). (Review article, Back Cover) Download

21. J. Peng, Y. Chen, X. Zhang, A. Dong, Z. Liang,* "Solid-State Ligand-Exchange Fabrication of CH3NH3PbI3 Capped PbS Quantum Dot Solar Cells" Adv. Sci. 3, 1500432 (2016). Download

20. J. Peng, X. Chen, Y. Chen, O. Sandberg, R. Österbacka,* Z. Liang,* "Transient Extraction of Holes and Electrons Separately Reveals the Transport Dynamics in Organic Photovoltaics" Adv. Electron. Mater. 2, 1500333 (2016). Download

19. B. Li, Y. Chen, Z. Liang,* D. Gao,*, W. Huang,* "Interfacial Engineering by Using Self-Assembled Monolayer in Mesoporous Perovskite Solar Cell" RSC Adv. 5, 94290–94295 (2015). Download

18. M. He, Y. Zhao, B. Wang, Q. Xi, J. Zhou,* Z. Liang,* "3D Printing Fabrication of Amorphous Thermoelectric Materials with Ultralow Thermal Conductivity" Small 11, 5889–5894 (2015). (Frontispiece) Download

17. Y. Zhang, J. Du, X. Wu, G. Zhang, Y. Chu, D. Liu, Y. Zhao,*, Y. Zhao,* Z. Liang,* J. Huang,* "Ultrasensitive Phototransistors Based on Island-Structured CH3NH3PbI3 Thin Films" ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 7, 21634–21638 (2015). Download

16. K. Wang, Z. Liang, X. Wang, X. Cui,* "Lead Replacement in CH3NH3PbI3 Perovskites" Adv. Electron. Mater. 1, 1500089 (2015). Download

15. J. Peng, Y. Chen, X. Wu, Q. Zhang, X. Chen, Y. Chen, J. Huang, Z. Liang,* "Correlating Molecular Structures with Transport Dynamics in High-Efficiency Small Molecule Organic Photovoltaics" ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 7, 13137–13141 (2015). Download

14. Y. Chen, B. Li, W. Huang, D. Gao,* Z. Liang,* "Efficient and Reproducible Mixed Perovskite based Planar Solar Cells" Chem. Commun. 51, 11997–11999 (2015). Download

13. M. He, Y. Chen, H. Liu, J. Wang, X. Fang, Z. Liang,* "Chemical Decoration of CH3NH3PbI3 Perovskite with Graphene Oxides for Photodetector Applications" Chem. Commun. 51, 9659–9661 (2015). Download

12. D. Chen, Y. Zhao, Y. Chen, B. Wang, Y. Wang, J. Zhou,* Z. Liang,* "Hot-Injection Synthesis of Cu-doped Cu2ZnSnSe4 Nanocrystals to Reach Thermoelectric Figure of Merit of 0.70" ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 7, 24403–24408 (2015). Download

11. X. Chen, Z. He, Y. Hu, Y. He, H. Peng, Z. Liang,* "Tunable Exciton Dissociation at the Organic/Metal Electrode Interface" J. Phys. Chem. C 119, 7039–7046 (2015). Download

10. Y. Chen, Y. Zhao, Z. Liang,* "Nonvolatile Chlorinated Additives Adversely Influence CH3NH3PbI3 Based Planar Solar Cells" J. Mater. Chem. A 3, 9137–9140 (2015). (Perovskite Solar Cells theme issue) Download

9. Y. Chen, J. Peng, D. Su, X. Chen, Z. Liang,* "Efficient and Balanced Charge Transport Revealed in Planar Perovskite Solar Cells" ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 7, 4471–4475 (2015). (Most Read Article) Download

8. Y. Chen, Y. Zhao, Z. Liang,* "Non-Thermal Annealing Fabrication of Efficient Planar Perovskite Solar Cells with Inclusion of NH4Cl" Chem. Mater. 27, 1448–1451 (2015). (Most Read Article) Download

7. D. Su, Y. Yao, Y. Chen, J. Peng, Z. Liang,* "Conjugated Polymers Based Chemical and Biological Sensors" (Book Chapter) in Smart Nanomaterials for Sensors and Transducers, World Scientific Publishers (2016). Download

6. M. He, K. Song, H. Mo, J. Li, D. Pan, Z. Liang,* "Progress on Photosensitive Resins for 3D Printing" J. Funct. Polym. 28, 102–108 (2015). Download

5. D. Chen, Y. Zhao, Y. Chen, B. Wang, H. Chen, J. Zhou, Z. Liang,* "One-Step Chemical Synthesis of ZnO/Graphene Oxide Molecular Hybrids for High-Temperature Thermoelectric Applications" ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 7, 3224–3230 (2015). Download

4. Y. Chen, Y. Zhao, Z. Liang,* "Solution Processed Organic Thermoelectrics: Towards Flexible Thermoelectric Modules" Energy Environ. Sci. 8, 401–422 (2015). (Review article, Back Cover) Download

3. Q. Zhang, B. Kan, G. Long, X. Wan, F. Liu, X. Chen, Y. Zuo, W. Ni, H. Zhang, M. Li, Z. Hu, F. Huang, Y. Cao, T. P. Russell, Z. Liang, M. Zhang, Y. Chen, "Over 9% Efficiency of Small Molecule Based Solar Cells with Nanoscale Fibrillar Morphology" Nature Photonics 9, 35–41 (2015). Download

2. S. Han, L. Hu, Z. Liang, S. Wageh, A. A. Al-Ghamdi, Y. Chen, X. Fang, "One-Step Hydrothermal Synthesis of 2D Hexagonal Nanoplates of a-Fe2O3/Graphene Composites with Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity" Adv. Funct. Mater. 24, 5719–5727 (2014). Download

1. X. Chen, B. Wu, Z. He, H. Xuxie, Z. Liang,* X. Hou,* "Transient Photovoltage Study on the Dynamics of Excitons and Carriers in Tris-(8-hydroxyquinolinato)aluminum (AlQ)" J. Appl. Phys. 116, 153704 (2014). Download