YANG Zhichun

Job Title: Associate Professor

School/Institute: State Key Lab of Quantum Optics and Quantum Optics Devices, Institute of Laser Spectroscopy, Shanxi University, Taiyuan



YANG Zhichun is an associate professor at State Key Laboratory of Quantum Optics and Quantum Optics Devices, Institute of Laser Spectroscopy, Shanxi University. He is presiding 2 research funds, including the national and provincial funds. His research interest mainly focuses on micro/nano optoelectronic materials and devices (scalable and integration), including photodetectors and imaging, solar cells and modules, and organic light emitting diodes. He has published more than 30 papers, and 12 papers published as first or corresponding author and 3 of them were selected into ESI highly cited papers. The total citations are more than 1800 times and his H-index is 19. He is a guest editor of Photonics special issue on “Micro/Nano Optoelectronic Materials and Devices”.


[1] 2018.09 to 2021.06

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics, Optical engineering, Doctor of Engineering.

[2] 2014.09 to 2017.06

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, School of Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Master of Science.

[3] 2010.09 to 2014.06

Yuncheng University, Department of Physics and Electronic Engineering, Physics, Bachelor of Science.

Research Area:

[1] Photodetectors and imaging

[2] Solar cells (dye-sensitized, perovskite, quantum etc.)

[3] Organic light emitting diodes (OLED)


[1] 2021.09-Now: Institute of Laser Spectroscopy, Shanxi University, Associate Professor

Grants and Projects:

[1] The National Natural Science Foundation of China: “Controlling crystallization dynamics of perovskite films to enhance the performance of photovoltaic modules by femtosecond laser”, Grant No. 62205187, 2023/01-2025/12.

[2] Fundamental Research Program of Shanxi Province: “Study on the preparation of practical and efficient large-area perovskite solar cells”, Grant No. 202103021223032, 2022/01-2024/12.

Selective Publications

[1] Hasan Raza, Tahir Imran, You Gao, Muhammad Azeem, Muhammad Younis, Jianan Wang, Sanwan Liu, Zhichun Yang*, Zonghao Liu*, Wei Chen*, Potential-induced degradation: a challenge in the commercialization of perovskite solar cells, Energy & Environmental Science, accepted (2024).

[2] Zhaoyi Jiang#, Binkai Wang#, Wenjun Zhang#, Zhichun Yang*, Mengjie Li, Fumeng Ren, Tahir Imran, Zhenxing Sun, Shasha Zhang, Yiqiang Zhang, Zhiguo Zhao*, Zonghao Liu*, Wei Chen*, Solvent engineering towards scalable fabrication of high-quality perovskite films for efficient solar modules, Journal of Energy Chemistry, 80, 689-710 (2023). (ESI highly cited paper)

[3] Zhaoyi Jiang, Ming Pan, Fumeng Ren, Rui Chen, Zhenxing Sun, Zhichun Yang*, Zonghao Liu*, Wei Chen*, Boosting stability of inverted perovskite solar cells with magnetron-sputtered molybdenum rear electrodes, Rare Metals, 42, 3741-3754 (2023).

[4] Jing Zhou, Haixin Wang, Jianan Wang, Rui Chen, Sanwan Liu, You Gao, Yongyan Pan, Fumeng Ren, Xin Meng, Zhichun Yang*, Zonghao Liu*, Wei Chen*, Dual cross-linked functional layers for stable and efficient inverted perovskite solar cells, Solar RRL, 7, 2300230 (2023).

[5] Zhichun Yang, Zonghao Liu*, Vahid Ahmadi, Wei Chen, Yabing Qi*, Recent progress on metal halide perovskite minimodules, Solar RRL, 6, 2100458 (2022).

[6] Zhichun Yang, Wenjun Zhang, Shaohang Wu, Hongmei Zhu, Zonghao Liu*, Zhiyang Liu, Zhaoyi Jiang, Rui Chen, Jing Zhou, Qian Lu, Zewen Xiao, Lei Shi, Han Chen, Luis K. Ono, Shasha Zhang, Yiqiang Zhang, Yabing Qi, Liyuan Han*, Wei Chen*, Slot-die coating large-area formamidinium-cesium perovskite film for efficient and stable parallel solar module, Science Advances, 7, eabg3749 (2021). (ESI highly cited paper)

[7] Qian Lu, Zhichun Yang, Xin Meng, Youfeng Yue, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, Wenjun Zhang, Shasha Zhang, Yiqiang Zhang, Zonghao Liu*, Wei Chen*, A review on encapsulation technology from organic light emitting diodes to organic and perovskite solar cells, Advanced Functional Materials, 31, 2100151 (2021). (ESI highly cited paper)

[8] Zhichun Yang, Di Wu, Xiaobo Yan, Zhaoyi Jiang, Zonghao Liu*, Wei Chen*, Research progresses on the preparation technologies towards large-area perovskite thin films, Materials Review, 35, 01046-01057 (2021).

[9] Zhichun Yang, Balaraju Hari Babu, Shaohang Wu, Tianlun Liu, Shaoying Fang, Zhenzhong Xiong, Liyuan Han, Wei Chen*, Review on practical interface engineering of perovskite solar cells: from efficiency to stability, Solar RRL, 4, 1900257 (2020).

[10] Zhichun Yang, Shasha Zhang, Lingbo Li, Wei Chen*, Research progress on large-area perovskite thin films and solar modules, Journal of Materiomics, 3, 231-244 (2017).

[11] Zhichun Yang, Waqar Ahmad, Liang Chu, Majid Raissan Al-bahrani, Fanfan Tu, Yumei Wang, Hang Zhang, Xi Wang, Jun Su, Nishuang Liu, Luying Li, Changping Yang, Yihua Gao, Three-dimensional nanocomposite formed by hydrophobic multiwalled carbon nanotubes threading titanium dioxide as the counter electrode of enhanced performance dye-sensitized solar cells, RSC Advances, 6, 55071-55078 (2016).

[12] Yang Yue, Zhichun Yang, Nishuang Liu*, Weijie Liu, Hui Zhang, Yanan Ma, Congxing Yang, Jun Su, Luying Li, Fei Long, Zhengguang Zou, Yihua Gao*, A flexible integrated system containing a microsupercapacitor, a photodetector, and a wireless charging coil, ACS Nano, 10, 11249-11257 (2016).