Group news

August 2017:
Prof. Gang Li’s review article “Low-bandgap conjugated polymers enabling solution-processable tandem solar cells” was published on Nature Reviews Materials 2 (8), 17043 (2017)


Dr. Pingli Qin’s Paper “High‐Performance Rigid and Flexible Perovskite Solar Cells with Low‐Temperature Solution‐Processable Binary Metal Oxide Hole‐Transporting Materials” was published on Solar RRL 1 (8) (2017)


September 2017:
Our joint paper on lead free perovskite solar cell with Dr. Chih Wei Chu, Academia Sinica, “Solution-processable antimony-based light-absorbing materials beyond lead halide perovskites” was published on J. Materials Chemistry A 5, 20843-20850 (2017)


January 2018:
Congratulations to Dr. Pingli Qin for finishing postdoc research, returning to Wuhan and establishing his own research group.


February 2018:
Congratulations to Dr. Annie Ng for starting her own research group on the One Belt One Road Enjoy your Professorship, Prof. Ng!


Dr. Pingli Qin’s paper “Stable and Efficient Organo‐Metal Halide Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells via π‐Conjugated Lewis Base Polymer Induced Trap Passivation and Charge Extraction” was published on Advanced Materials DOI: 10.1002/adma.201706126


Prof. Gang Li’s review article “Next-generation organic photovoltaics based on non-fullerene acceptors” was published on Nature Photonics 12, 131-142 (2018)


April 2018:

Mr. Guang Yang’s paper “Effective Carrier‐Concentration Tuning of SnO2 Quantum Dot Electron‐Selective Layers for High‐Performance Planar Perovskite Solar Cells” was published on Advanced Materials 30, 1706023 (2018)


Mr. Guang Yang’s review article “Tin oxide (SnO2) as effective electron selective layer material in hybrid organic–inorganic metal halide perovskite solar cells” was published on Journal of Energy Chemistry 27, 962-970 (2018)


May 2018:

Our joint paper with Prof. Jianbin Xu of Chinese University of Hong Kong “Abnormal Synergetic Effect of Organic and Halide Ions on the Stability and Optoelectronic Properties of a Mixed Perovskite via In Situ Characterizations” was published on Advanced Materials 30, 1801562 (2018)


Greeting to Zhiwei for Successful PhD Defense. – Congratulations, Dr. Zhiwei Ren!


September 2018:

Congratulations to Perovskite team obtain 2nd Runner up of "The first ifet-tsinghua cup flexible electronic "Innovation, Creation, Entrepreneurship" global competition"


Greeting to Zhiwei for Successful PhD Defense. – Congratulations, Dr. Zhiwei Ren!


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Welcome to Professor Li Gang's Research Group

Dr Li’s research interests are organic semiconductor, and organo-metal halide hybrid perovskite based thin-film optoelectronic devices.

Selective Publications

1. “High-Performance Multiple Donor Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells” Yang (Michael) Yang, Wei Chen, Letian Dou, Wei-Hsuan Chang, Hsin-Sheng Duan, Brion Bob, Gang Li*, Yang Yang*. Nature Photonics 9, 190-198 (2015)

2. “Low-bandgap conjugated polymers enabling solution-processable tandem solar cells” Gang Li, Wei-Hsuan Chang and Yang Yang. Nature Reviews | Materials, Vo. 2, Art. No. 17043, July 2017

3. “Stable and Efficient Organo-metal Halide Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells via π-Conjugated Lewis Base Polymer Induced Trap-Passivation and Charge-Extraction”. P-L. Qin, G. Yang, Z.W. Ren, S. H. Cheung, S. K. So, L. Chen, J. Hao, J. Hou and G. Li* Advanced Materials 30, 1706126 (2018) DOI: 10.1002/adma.201706126

4. “Pure Formamidinium-Based Perovskite Light-Emitting Diodes with High Efficiency and Low Driving Voltage” Lei Meng, En-Ping Yao, Ziruo Hong, Huajun Chen, Pengyu Sun, Zhanlue Yang, Gang Li* and Yang Yang*. Advanced Materials, 29, (4) 1603826 (2017) DOI: 10.1002/adma.201603826

5. “Single Crystal Formamidinium Lead Iodide (FAPbI3): Insight into the Structural, Optical, and Electrical Properties”. Qifeng Han, Sang-Hoon Bae, Pengyu Sun, Yao-Tsung Hsieh, Yang (M) Yang, You Seung Rim, Hongxiang Zhao, Qi Chen, Wangzhou Shi, Gang Li * and Yang Yang*. Advanced Materials, 28, 2253-2258 (2016)

6. “Elucidating double aggregation mechanisms in the morphology optimization of Diketopyrrolopyrrole-based narrow bandgap polymer solar cells”, Jing Gao, Wei Chen, Letian Dou, Chun-Chao Chen, Wei-Hsuan Chang, Yongsheng Liu, Gang Li * and Yang Yang*. Advanced Materials, 26, 3142 (2014)

7. “High efficient solution processable polymer photovoltaic cells by self-organization of polymer blends”, G. Li, V. Shrotriya, J. Huang, Y. Yao, T. Moriarty, K. Emery and Y. Yang. Nature Materials, 4, 864 (2005)
#5 Most Cited in the journal of Nature Materials

8. “For the Bright Future - Bulk Heterojunction Polymer Solar Cells with Power Conversion Efficiency of 7.4% ”, YY Liang, Z. Xu, J. Xia, S-T Tsai, Y. Wu, G. Li*, C. Ray, L. Yu* Advanced Materials 22. E135 (2010)
#7 Most Cited in the journal of Advanced Materials

9. “Polymer solar cells with enhanced open-circuit voltage and efficiency”. H.Y. Chen, J.H. Hou, S.Q. Zhang, Y.Y. Liang, G.W. Yang, Y. Yang, L.P. Yu, Y. Wu and G. Li . Nature Photonics 3, 649 (2009)
#6 Most Cited in the journal of Nature Photonics

10. “A polymer tandem solar cell with 10.6% power conversion efficiency”, J. B. You, L. T. Dou, K. Yoshimura, T. Kato, K. Ohya, T. Moriarty, K. Emery, C.-C. Chen, J. Gao, G. Li*, Y. Yang*, Nature Communications 4, 1446 (2013)
#1 Most Cited in the journal of Nature Communications