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Scientist I


Soft Materials (SOF) Department

6319 4720

2 Fusionopolis Way Innovis #08-03 Singapore 138634

Research Details

  • Organic semiconductors & optoelectronic devices: organic photovoltaic; organic light-emitting diodes; excitonic processes & mechanisms

  • Colloidal quantum dot & optoelectronic devices; Perovskite optoelectronic devices; organic-inorganic hybrid systems

  • Materials processing & solvent parameters

  • Wearable & flexible electronics                

  • Device fabrication, in particular solution-processable optoelectronic devices

  • Device characterisation; optoelectronic materials characterisation

  • Colloidal quantum dot synthesis

Filamentronics & wearable electronics

  • Dec 2017 – present, Scientist, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR

  • Aug 2016 – Nov 2017, Postdoctoral RA, Optoelectronics Group, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

  • June 2015 – Dec 2015, Visiting Researcher, FOM Institut AMOLF, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Aug 2011 – Aug 2012, Specialist I, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR.

  • 2012, Research project mentor, Hwa Chong Institution.

  • 2008, Intern, Ministry of Education; Teaching, chemistry, Nanyang Girls High School.

  • Ph.D., Physics (Optoelectronics), University of Cambridge, UK, 2016.

  • B.Sc. (First Class Hons), Chemistry, Imperial College London, UK, 2011.

  • National Science Scholarship (NSS-PhD), A*STAR, Singapore, 2012 – 2017

  • National Science Scholarship (NSS-BS), A*STAR, Singapore, 2008 – 2011

  • Fitzwilliam College Senior Scholarship, University of Cambridge, 2013, 2014, 2015

  1. S. Lukman, J. Richter, L. Yang, P. Hu, J. Wu, N.C. Greenham, A. Musser, “Efficient singlet fission and triplet-pair emission in a family of zethrene diradicaloids.” JACS in press. 2017.

  2. D. Di*, A.S. Romanov*, L. Yang*, R.H. Friend, M. Linnolahti, M. Bochmann, D. Credgington et al, “Light-emitting diodes based on intramolecular rotation.” Science. 2017, 356, 159-163 (*equal contribution)

  3. D. Di*, L. Yang*, R.H. Friend et al., “Efficient triplet exciton fusion in molecularly-doped polymer light-emitting diodes.” Adv. Mater. 2017, 1605987 (*equal contribution)

  4. S.-L. Lim, K.-H. Ong, J. Li, L. Yang, X. Wang, Y.-F. Chang, H.-F. Meng, Z.-K. Chen, “Efficient, large area organic photovoltaic modules with active layers processed with non-halogenated solvents in air.” Org. Elect. 2017, 43, 55.

  5. F. Lombeck*, D. Di*, L. Yang, L. Meraldi, S. Athanasopoulios, D. Credgington, M. Sommer, R. H. Friend, “PCDTBT: From polymer photovoltaics to light-emitting diodes by side chain-controlled luminescence.” Macromolecules. 2016, 49, 9382-9387. (*equal contribution)

  6. N. Wang, L. Cheng, R. Ge, S. Zhang, Y. Miao, W. Zou, C. Yi, Y. Sun, Y. Cao, R. Yang, Y. Wei, Q. Guo, Y. Ke, M. Yu, Y. Jin, Y. Liu, Q. Ding, D. Di, L. Yang, G. Xing, H. Tian, C. Jin, F. Gao, R. H. Friend, J. Wang, and W. Huang, “Perovskite light-emitting diodes based on solution-processed, self-organised multiple quantum wells”, Nature Photonics 2016, 10, 699-704.

  7. A.S. Romanov, D. Di, L. Yang, J. Fernandez-Cestau, C.R. Becker, C.E. James, B. Zhu, M. Linnolahti, D. Credgington, M. Bochmann, “Highly photoluminescent copper carbene complexes based on prompt rather than delayed fluorescence.” Chem Comm, 2016, 52, 6379

  8. L. Yang, M. Tabachnyk, S. L. Bayliss, M. L. Boehm, K. Broch, N. C. Greenham, R. H. Friend, B. Ehrler, “Solution-Processable Singlet Fission Photovoltaic Devices.” Nano Lett, 2015, 1, 354-358.

  9. Z.-K. Tan, Y. Vaynof, D. Credgington, C. Li, M.T.L. Casford, A. Sepe, S. Huettner, M. Nikolka, F. Paulus, L. Yang, H. Sirringhaus, N.C. Greenham, R.H. Friend, “In-Situ Switching from Barrier-Limited to Ohmic Anodes for Efficient Organic Optoelectronics.” Adv. Funct. Mater. 2014, 24, 3051-3058.

  10. A. Sepe, Z. Rong, M. Sommer, Y. Vaynof, X. Sheng, P. Muller-Buschbaum, D.M. Smilgies, Z.-K. Tan, L. Yang, R.H. Friend, U. Steiner, S. Huettner, “Structure formation in P3HT/F8TBT blends.” Energy Environ. Sci. 2014, 7, 1725-1736.

  11. H. Krebs, L. Yang, N. Shirshova, J. H.G. Steinke, “A new series of cross-linked (meth)acrylate polymer electrolytes for energy storage.” Reactive & Functional Polymers 2012, 72, 931-938.

1. D. Di, L. Yang, R.H. Friend, Methods for the production of organic electronic devices, UK GB1610443.2, 2016.

2. M. Bochmann, D. Credgington, D. Di, A.S. Romanov, L. Yang, Metal complexes (high-performance OLED materials), UK No. GB1609707.3. International No. PCT/GB2016/052797dfdsf, 2016.

3. Z.-K Chen, J. Li, K.H. Ong, Y.J. Zhao, S.L. Lim, I. Wong, L. Yang, K.Y. Seah, p-Type semiconducting polymers, the method of preparation and their useof, WO/2014/104979, 2012.

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