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Dr. KE Lin, Karen

Senior Scientist I

Staff

Nanofabrication (NFB) Department

(+65) 6319 4913

karen-kl@imre.a-star.edu.sg

2 Fusionopolis Way. Innovis, #08-03, Singapore 138634


Research Details


-  Optical and electrical characterization

-  THz and photophysics

-  Photonics devices and nanostructures

- Organic Green Electronics devices: Organic based photonics devices (OLED, PV, OTFT, Printed Electronics Devices, Flexible substrate devices) physics and degradation studies

- Nanophotonics, meta-materials, surface plasmonic structures and devices, superlens physics

- Advanced optical and electrical material and device characterization techniques for nanophotonic and green photonic, medical and health care products.

- THz system and characterization 

-  SERC Aerospace Projects

-  THz related biomedical, food diagnostic projects

-  Industry related projects

Oct. 1998 - To-date Scientist, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), A*STAR, Singapore

Carl Zeiss Pte. Ltd.: Beijing & Singapore, Microscope Division

Madzon (GE Beijing office): Application Engineer

National University of Singapore, 2004

Institute of Materials Research & Engineering

 National University of Singapore, 1998

Centre for Optoelectronics, Electrical Engineering, 


- "Highly Commended and Outstanding Papers”: Degradation and Failure of Organic Light-Emitting Devices” Appl. Phys. Lett., Vol.80, 2195 (2002) highlighted in the Nature Materials Update and Photonics Spectra Magazine. 

Straits Time Article 2004, “Shine Light on OLED study”

- Best Project and best poster award, Functionalized and Nanostructured Materials & Devices (MAT) conference

By Lee See How, KeLin and Liu Bin “Intensity Modulated Photocurrent Study of DSSC Photodynamics” 2009

- H. Liu, L. Ke, B. Wang, J. Deng, CC Chum, L. Shen, JH Teng, S. A. Maier, “Smooth-interfaces-induced High Contrast Superlens Lithography” 1st award, Metamaterials Conference 2010.

- Vice-chair of SID Singapore –Malaysia chapter

- Member of Institute of Physics and IEEE.

- Member of S-MRS (Materials Research Society)

- Member of Society of Energy Photonics

- “Ultrahigh photoconductivity of bandgap-graded CdSSe nanowires probed by terahertz spectroscopy”, Hongwei Liu, Junpeng Lu, Zongyin Yang, Jinghua Teng, Lin Ke, Xinhai Zhang, Limin Tong & Chorng Haur Sow, Scientific Reports 1 6:27387, DOI: 10.1038/srep27387 (2016)

- High performance THz emitters based on ferromagnetic/nonmagnetic heterostructures. Yang Wu, Mehrdad Elyasi, Xuepeng Qiu, Mengji Chen, Yang Liu, Lin Ke, Hyunsoo Yang Advanced Materials. Sat, 22 Oct (2016)

                    

- Localized surface plasmonic resonance in graphene nanomesh with Au nanostructures by Yang Wu, Jing Niu, Danesh Mohammad, Jingbo Liu, Yuanfu Chen, Lin Ke, Chengwei Qiu, and Hyunsoo Yang.  Appl. Phys. Lett. 109, 041106 (2016);

 

- Multifunctional metadevices with MEMS based active phase engineering by Ranjan Singh, Longqing Cong, Prakash Pitchappa, Yang Wu, Lin Ke, Chengkuo Lee, Navab Singh, and Hyunsoo Yang, Advanced Optical Materials. In press November 2016

 

- Improved Quantum Dot Light-Emitting Diodes with a Cathode Interfacial Layer, Ding, Tao; Yang, Xuyong; Ke, Lin; Liu, Yan Jun; Tan, Wan-Yi; Wang, Ning; Zhu, Xu-Hui; Sun, Xiaowei Organic Electronics, Volume 32, May 2016, Pages 89–93, 2016

 

- A triazolyl-pyridine supported Cu(I) dimer: tunable luminescence and composite fiber fabrication BAI Shiqiang, KAI Dan, Karen KE Lin, LIN Ming, JIANG Lu, JIANG Ying, David J. YOUNG, LOH Xian Jun, LI Xu, Andy HOR Tzi Sum; ChemPlusChem, Wiley-VCH : DOI : 10.1002/cplu.201500202 (2015), 80, 1235–1240

 

- Correlation of a Generation-recombination Center with a Deep Level Trap in GaN; X. S. Nguyen, Ke. Lin, Z. Zhang,B. McSkimming, A. R. Arehart,J. S. Speck,S. A. Ringel,E. A. Fitzgerald and S. J. Chua,  Appl. Phys. Lett. 106, 102101 (2015);

- “A novel approach to investigate bulk carrier lifetime using low frequency fluctuation noise measurement" by Ke, Lin*; Liu, Hongwei; Lai, Szu Cheng; Huang, Sha; Bram, Hoax; Chua, Soo Jin; Sun, Xiaowei, Semicond. Sci. Technol. 29 125005, 2014

- “Degradation Analysis of Alq3-Based OLED from Noise Fluctuations with Different Driving Modes”, Lin Ke*; Mingfei Yang; Zhihui Jiao; Xiao Wei Sun, Chemical Physics Letters, Volume 623, 2 March 2015, Pages 68–71

- “Organic Photovoltaic Annealing Process Analysis Using Impedance Spectroscopy” Ke Lin*, Zhang nan, Low Enda, Wang Rui, Kam Zhiming, Wang Xizu, Liu Bin, Zhang Jie  Synthetic Metals : Volume 202, April 2015, Pages 63–67

- Solution Processed Tungsten Oxide Interfacial Layer for Efficient Hole-Injection in Quantum Dot Light-Emitting Diodes, Xuyong Yang, Evren Mutlugun, Yongbiao Zhao, Yuan Gao, Kheng Swee Leck, Yanyan Ma, Lin Ke, Swee Tiam Tan, Hilmi Volkan Demir, and Xiao Wei Sun   DOI: 10.1002/small 201301199; Vol. 10, 2, 247–252 (2014)

“Influence of Incorporating Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes on Efficiency Improvement of Polymer Solar Cells" by Lu, Fen; Zhao, Dewei; Chen, Jing; Ke, Lin; Sun, Handong; Sun, Xiaowei Article reference: JPhysD-100203 Journal of Modern Optics  12/2014; 61(21). DOI: 10.1080/09500340.2014.971080

WO3/CdS/CdSe Heteronanostructures for Efficient Visible Light-Active Photoelectrodes, Jiao, Zhihui; Luo, Jingshan; Zheng, Ke; Ke, Lin; Vayssieres, Lionel; Fan, Hong Jin; Sun, Xiao Wei,  The Journal of Physical Chemistry Manuscript ID: jp-2014-06722n

- Liu Hong Wei, Lu Junpeng, Zheng Minrui, Tang Sing Hai, Sow Whorng Haru, Ke Lin* “Size Effects on metal-insulator phase transition in individual vanadium dioxide nanowires” Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 25, pp. 30748-30755 2014

Wei Yue Fan, Kong L., Ke Lin*, Tan H. R., Liu H. Huang Y., Sun XW, Lu, X. H., Du Hejun, “Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes Modified ZnO Nanorods: a Photoanode for Photoelectrochemical Call” Electrochimica Acta : Vol 143 Pg 188-195 2014

- Yang Xu Yong, Zhao YB, Gao Y, Ma YY, Ke Lin, Tan ST, Sun Xiao Wei “Solution Processed Tungsten Oxide Interfacial Layer for Efficient Hole- Injection in Quantum Dot Light Emitting Diode”, Small vol 10, issue 2, 247-252 2014.

- LIU Hong, Ke Lin, TENG Jing Hua, Muhammad Q. Mehmood, Kun Huang, Huapeng Ye, Patrice Genevet, Mingsheng Zhang, Aaron Danner, Swee Ping Yeo, Cheng-Wei Qiu “Twisted focusing of optical vortext beam with a flat metalens” Advanced Optical Materials : DOI: 10.1002/adom. 00315 2014

Junhua Kong, Yuefan Wei, Liping Yang, Wu Aik Yee, Yuliang Dong, Rui Zhou, Siew Yee Wong, Lin Ke; Sun Xiao Wei, Du He Jun “Electrospinning-Derived “Hairy Seaweed” and Its Photoelectrochemical Properties”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. Vol 117: 10106-10113, 2014 DOI: 10.1021/jp3125395

Lu, Fen; Zhao, Dewei; Junling Song, Jing Chen, Swee Tiam Tan, Lin Ke, Hilmi Volkan Demir, Sun, Handong; Sun, Xiaowei “An improved polyer solar cell incorporating single –wall carbon nanotubes” Journal of Modern Optics: Volume 61, Issue 21, 2014

- Joseph Kok-Peng Ng, XU Jian Wei, CHO Ching Mui, CHIN Jia Min, KE Lin, HE Chao Bin, European Polymer Journal “Thermally Stable Glassy Luminescent Cyclotriphosphazenes” 2013, 49 2404–2414

Aung Ko Ko Kyaw, Dong Hwan Wang, Vinay Gupta, Guillermo Bazan, Alan Heeger, LEONG Wei Lin, KE Lin, ACS Nano “Intensity dependence of current-voltage characteristics and recombination in high efficiency solution-processed small-molecule solar cells” 2013, 7 (5), pp 4569–4577. DOI:10.1021/nn401267s

- Kong, Junhua; Wei, Yuefan; Yang, Liping; Yee, Wu Aik; Dong, Yuliang; Zhou, Rui; Wong, Siew Yee; Ke, Lin; Sun, Xiao Wei; Du, Hejun; Li, Xu; Lu, Xuehong. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C “Electrospinning-Derived "Hairy Seaweed" and Its Photoelectrochemical Properties” Volume: 117   Issue: 19   Pages: 10106-10113   DOI: 10.1021/jp3125395   Published: MAY 16 2013

Wei, Yuefan; Kong, Junhua; Yang, Liping; Ke, Lin*; Tan, Hui Ru; Liu, Hai; Huang, Yizhong; Sun, Xiao Wei; Lu, Xuehong; Du, Hejun, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A  “Polydopamine-assisted decoration of ZnO nanorods with Ag nanoparticles: an improved photoelectrochemical anode” Volume: 1   Issue: 16   Pages: 5045-5052   DOI: 10.1039/c3ta10499k   Published: 2013

- Lin Ke*, Wai Kwan Lim, New Siu Yee, Su Xiao Di and Liu Bin, J Biosens Bioelectron “Immunosensor Characterization Using Impedance Spectroscopy”, 2013, 4: 138

Y. F. Wei, L. Ke*, J. H. Kong, H. Liu, Z. H. Jiao, X. H. Lu,  H. J. Du*, and X. W. Sun*  “Enhanced photoelectrochemical water-splitting effect with a bent ZnO nanorod photoanode decorated with Ag nanoparticles” NANOTECHNOLOGY  Volume: 23   Issue: 23 Article Number: 235401   DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/23/23/235401   Published: JUN 15 2012

- Y. F. Wei, L. Ke*, E. S.P. Leong, H. Liu, L. L. Liew, J. H. Teng, H. J. Du and X. W. Sun “Enhanced photoelectrochemical performance of bridged ZnO nanorod arrays grown on V-grooved structure” NANOTECHNOLOGY  Volume: 23   Issue: 36     Article Number: 365704   DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/23/36/365704   Published: SEP 14 2012

Ke, L*, Lai, SC; Liu, H; Peh, CKN; Wang, B; Teng, JH “Ultrasmooth Silver Thin Film on PEDOT:PSS Nucleation Layer for Extended Surface Plasmon Propagation” ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES  Volume: 4   Issue: 3   Pages: 1247-1253   DOI: 10.1021/am201391f   Published: MAR 2012

- Ke, L*, Liu, H; Yew, SY; Connor, PK; Leong, E; Bin Dolmanan, Surani; Teng, JH “Plasmonic Effect Enhancement in Ridge-Trench Structure Assisted by Fluorescence Dye” PLASMONICS  Volume: 7   Issue: 1   Pages: 19-24   DOI: 10.1007/s11468-011-9270-z   Published: MAR 2012

- Jiao, ZH; Wang, JM; Ke, L; Sun, XW; Demir, HV “A Complementary Electrochromic Device with Highly Improved Performance Based on A Complementary Electrochromic Device with Highly Improved Performance Based on Brick-Like Hydrated Tungsten Trioxide Film” JOURNAL OF NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY  Volume: 12   Issue: 5   Pages: 3838-3847   DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2012.6139   Published: MAY 2012

Jiao, ZH; Song, JL; Sun, XW; Liu, XW; Wang, JM; Ke, L; Demir, HV “A fast-switching light-writable and electric-erasable negative photoelectrochromic cell based on Prussian blue films SOLAR ENERGY MATERIALS AND SOLAR CELLS  Volume: 98   Pages: 154-160   DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2011.10.030   Published: MAR 2012

Kyaw, AKK; Tantang, H; Wu, T; Ke, L; Wei, Jun; Demir, Volkan; Zhang, QC; Sun, XW “Dye-sensitized solar cell with a pair of carbon-based electrodes” JOURNAL OF PHYSICS D-APPLIED PHYSICS  Volume: 45   Issue: 16     Article Number: 165103   DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/45/16/165103   Published: APR 25 2012

- Jiao, ZH; Wang, X; Wang, JM; Ke, L; Demir, HV; Koh, TW; Sun, XW “Efficient synthesis of plate-like crystalline hydrated tungsten trioxide thin films with highly improved electrochromic performance” CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS  Volume: 48   Issue: 3   Pages: 365-367   DOI: 10.1039/c1cc15629b   Published: 2012

Jiao, ZH; Wang, JM; Ke, L; Liu, XW; Demir, HV; Yang, MF; Sun, XW “Electrochromic properties of nanostructured tungsten trioxide (hydrate) films and their applications in a complementary electrochromic device” ELECTROCHIMICA ACTA  Volume: 63   Pages: 153-160   DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2011.12.069   Published: FEB 29 2012

- Fang, Z; Chellappan, V; Webster, RD; Ke, L; Zhang, TF; Liu, B; Lai, YH “Bridged-triarylamine starburst oligomers as hole transporting materials for electroluminescent devices”  JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY  Volume: 22   Issue: 30   Pages: 15397-15404   DOI: 10.1039/c2jm32840b   Published: 2012

- H. Liu, B. Wang, L. Ke, J. Deng, C. C. Chum, S. L. Teo, L. Shen, Maier S. A.*, J. Teng*, High Aspect Subdiffraction-limit Photolithography via a Silver Superlens. Nano Lett. 2012, 12, 1549-1554. (highlighted by A*STAR News Bulletin, Perspectives & Nanowerk)

H. Liu, B. Wang, L. Ke, J. Deng, C. C. Chum, M. S. Zhang, L. Shen, S. A. Maier*, J. Teng*, High Contrast Superlens Lithography Engineered by Loss Reduction. Adv. Func. Mater. 2012, 22, 3777-3783. (to be highlighted by A*STAR Research Highlight)

1. ID Submission: Dry Eye Analysis Using Terahertz Technology Through Corneal Thickness and Chemical    Components Extraction; Ke Lin, Liu Hong Wei, Zhang Nan, Jodh Matah (SNEC); Liu Yu Chi (SERI)
2. An Optical System and Method for Milk Analysis. Ke Lin, LAI Szu Cheng, ZHANG Nan. ETPL ref: IMR/P/09363/00/SG. IMRE ref: 2015037. Date: 4 May 2016.
3. Method And System For Isolating Adipose-Derived Stem Cells. KE Lin, ZHANG Nan. ETPL ref: IMR/P/09037/01/PCT.IMRE ref: 201496. Application No: PCT/SG2016/050311. Actual Filing Date: 4 July 2016.  Priority Date: 3 July 2015.
4. A Non-destructive THz method and system for low porosity structure analysis, Liu Hong Wei, Ke Lin, TD submitted. 
5. Non-Enzyme Non-invasive Isolation of Adipose-Derived Stem Cell, Ke Lin, Zhang Nan, filed 2015.
6. Milk Fat and Protein Weight Percentage Fast Extraction using light measurement method. Lin Ke and Lai Szu Cheng, Singapore patent.
7. A Method for Fabricating Photoelectrode Using Composite Paste, KE Lin, LAI Szu Cheng, JIANG Changyun, ZHANG Jie, filed 2013
8. Multilayer Film For Encapsulating Oxygen And/Or Moisture Sensitive Electronic Devices, RAMADAS Senthil Kumar, CHUA Soo Jin, KE Lin, Granted 2013 
9. Nano-Photolithographic Superlens Device and Method for Fabricatiion, LIU Hong, TENG Jinghua, KE Lin and WANG Bing, 2013
10. Minority Carrier Lifetime Measurement Using Low Frequency Noise Spectral. Lin Ke, Huang Sha, Soo Jin Chua, Surani Bin Dolmanan, Lai Szu Cheng. US provision 2009, PCT 2010
11. Device Lifetime Prediction by Low Frequency Optical and Electrical Fluctuation Correlation. Lin Ke,Huang Sha, Soo Jin Chua, Surani Bin Dolmanan, Lai Szu Cheng. PCT.
12. Polymer Enhanced Photoelectrode for Hydrogen Production by Lin Ke, Lai Szu Cheng, Surani Bin Dolmanan. US provision 2009, PCT 2010

Patents below are foundation patents for spin off company “Tera Barrier Pte. Ltd.”
13. Organic Light Emitting Device by Lin Ke, Ramadas Senthil Kumar, Chua Soo Jin; Granted on Oct. 31, 2005
14. A Proximal Encapsulation System for Plastic Electronics Applications by Senthil Ramadas, Chua Soo Jin, Adrian P. Burden & Lin Ke. Granted
15. Method and System for Evaluating the Quality of Organic Electroluminescence Devices by Lin Ke, Chua Soo Jin and Ramadas Senthil Kumar.  Granted
16. Gas Permission Measurement test cell & software by Ramadas Senthil Kumar, Lin Ke and Chua Soo Jin. Granted



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