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Qinye Bao, PhD

Email: qinba@ifm.liu.se
Telephone: +46 (0)700850664
Office:  Fysikhuset N308



  •  2011-2015 : Ph.D, Physics, Linköping University, Sweden Surface Physics and Chemistry Division
  •  2010 :  Research assistant in City University of Hongkong Center of Super-Diamond and Advanced Film COSDAF
  •  2008-2011 : M.Sc., Materials, Soochow University Institute of Functional Nano & Soft Materials FUNSOM  
  •  2004-2008 : B.Sc., Materials, Soochow University - Dept. of Material Science and Enegineering


  • Organic semiconductor interface, e.g. organic (donor)-organic (acceptor) interface, inorganic-organic interface
  • Photoelectron spectroscopy, e.g. Ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopy, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy
  • Synchrotron radiation based X-ray absorption spectrocopy
  • Doping of organic semiconductor
  • Organic electronics, e.g. organic solar cells and organic light emitting diodes

Book Chapter

Qin-Ye Bao, Yan-Qing Li, Jian-Xin Tang: “Application of transition metal oxides in tandem organic optoelectronics: energetics and device physics” in New Developements in Metal Oxides Research, Eds. I. Nagy and A. Balogh, Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA (2013), ISBN: 978-1-62808-149-7.

Recent Publications

1. Energy level bending in ultrathin polymer layers obtained through Langmuir-Shäfer deposition, Qinye Bao, Simone Fabiano, Mattias Andersson, Slawomir Braun, Zhengyi Sun, Xavier Crispin, Magnus Berggren, Xianjie Liu and Mats Fahlman Adv. Funct. Mater. DOI:10.1002/adfm. 201504729

2. Fully-solution-processed organic solar cells with a highly efficient paper-based light trapping element, Z. Tang, A. Elfwing, A. Melianas, J. Berqqvist, Q. Y. Bao and O. Inganäs, J. Mater. Chem. A 2015, 3, 24289

3. Regular energetics at conjugated electrolyte/electrode modifier for organic electronics and their implications on design rules, Qinye Bao*, Xianjie Liu, Ergang Wang, Junfeng Fang, Feng Gao, Slawomir Braun and Mats Fahlman,  Adv. Mater. Interfaces, DOI:10.1002/admi.201500204

4. New bulk-heterojunction system for efficient high-voltage and high-fill factor solution-processed fullerene-free organic photovoltaics, Z. Tang, B. Liu, A. Melianas, J. Bergqvist, T. Tress, Q. Y. Bao, D. P. Qian, O. Inganas and F. L. Zhang. Adv. Mater 2015, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201405485

5. Energetics at doped conjugated polymer/electrode interface, Qinye Bao*, Xianjie Liu, Slawomir Braun, Feng Gao and Mats Fahlman. Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2014,1400403

6. Effects of ultraviolet soaking on surface electronic structure of solution processed ZnO nanoparticle in polymer solar cell, Qinye Bao*, Xianjie Liu, Yuxin Xia, Feng Gao, Louis-Dominique Kauffmann, Olivier Margeat, Jörg Ackermann and Mats Fahlman. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2014, DOI: 10.1039/C4TA02695K

7. Trap-assisted recombination via integer charge transfer states in organic bulk heterojunction photovoltaics, Qinye Bao*, Oskar Sandberg, Daniel Dagnelund, Simon Sanden, Slawomir Braun, Harri Aarnio, Xianjie Liu, Weimin M. Chen, Ronald Österbacka and Mats Fahlman, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2014, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201401513

8 Improving cathodes with a polymer interlayer in reversed organic solar cells, Z. Tang, W. Tress, Q. Bao, M. J. Jafari, J. Bergqvist, T. Ederth, M. R. Andersson and O. Inganäs, Adv. Energy Mater., 2014, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201400643

9 Role of thick LiF layer in energy level alignment at organic/metal interface: unifying effect on high metallic work functions, Z.Sun, S. Shi, Q. Bao, X. Liu and M. Fahlman, Adv. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, DOI: 10.1002/admi.201400527

10. Interplay of optical, morphological and electronic effects of ZnO optical spacers in highly efficient polymer solar cells, S. Ben Dkhil, D. Duché, M. Gaceur, A.K. Thakur, F. Bencheikh Aboura, L. Escoubas, J.-J. Simon, A. Guerrero, J. Bisquert, G. Garcia-Belmonte, Q. Bao, M. Fahlman, C. Videlot-Ackermann, O. Margeat and J. Ackermann, Adv. Energy Mater., 2014, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201400805

11. Morphological control for highly efficient inverted polymer solar cells Via the backbone design of cathode interlayer materials, Wenjun Zhang, Yulei Wu, Qinye Bao, Feng Gao and Junfeng Zhang. Adv. Energy Mater., 2014, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201400359

12. A renewable biopolymer cathode with multivalent metal ions for enhanced chagre storage, Shimelis Admassie, Anders Elfwing, Edwin W.H.Jager, Qinye Bao and Olle Inganäs, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2014, 2, 1974

13. Oxygen- and Water-Based Degradation in [6,6]-Phenyl-C 61 -Butyric Acid Methyl Ester (PCBM) Films, Qinye Bao*, Xianjie Liu, Slawomir Braun and Mats Fahlman, Adv. Energy Mater., 2013, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201301272

14. Solution-processable graphene oxide as an efficient hole injection layer for high luminance organic light-emitting diodes, Shengwei Shi,  Veera Sadhu, Reda Moubah, Guy Schmerber, Qinye Bao and S. Ravi P. Silva, J. Mater. Chem. C, 1 (2013) 1708

15. Hybrid intermediate connector for tandem OLEDs with the combination of MoO3-based interlayer and p-type doping, Jin-Peng Yang, Qin-Ye Bao, Yan Xiao, Yan-Hong Deng, Yan-Qing Li, Shuit-Tong Lee, Jian-Xin Tang, Org. Electron. 13 (2012) 2243-2249

16. Role of transition metal oxides in charge recombination layer used in tandem organic photovoltaic cells, Jian Li, Qin-Ye Bao, Huai-Xin Wei, Zai-Quan Xu, Jin-Peng Yang, Yan-Qing Li, Shuit-Tong Lee, and Jian-Xin Tang, J. Mater. Chem. DOI: 10.1039/c2jm30272a, (2012)

17. Correlation between the electronic structures of transition metal oxide-based intermediate connectors and the device performance of tandem organic light-emitting devices, Qin-Ye Bao, Jin-Peng Yang, Yan Xiao, Yan-Hong Deng, Shuit-Tong Lee, Yan-Qing Li, and Jian-Xin Tang, J. Mater. Chem., 2011,21,17476

18. Mechanism of Cs2CO3 as an n-type dopant in organic electron-transport film, Y. Cai, H.X. Wei, J.Li, Q.Y.Bao, X.Zhao, S.T.Lee, Y.Q.Li, and J.X. Tang, Appl. Phys. Lett.,98,123303 (2011)

19 Catalytic epoxidation of stilbene with FePt@Cu nanowires and molecular oxygen, L. Hu, L.Y.Shi, H.Y.Hong, M.Li, Q.Y.Bao, J.X.Tang, J.F.Ge, J.M. Lu, X.Q. Cao, and H. W. Gu, Chemical. Communication.46 (2010) 8591-8593

20. Light out-coupling enhancement of organic light-emitting devices with microlens array, J. P. Yang, Q.Y.Bao, Z.Q.Xu, Y.Q. Li, J.X.Tang, and S.Shen, Appl. Phys. Lett., 97, 223303 (2010)

21. Electronic structures of MoO3-based charge generation layer for tandem organic light-emitting diodes, Q.Y.Bao, J.P.Yang, Y.Q.Li, and J.X.Tang, Appl. Phys.Lett., 97, 063303 (2010)

22. Interfacial electronic structures of WO3-based intermediacte connectors in tandem organic light-emitting diodes, Q.Y.Bao, J.P.Yang, J.X.Tang, Y.Q.Li, C.S.Lee, and S.T.Lee, Org. Electron. 11 (2010) 1578-1583


1. Qinye Bao, Electronic structures of high-performance organic solar cell interfaces, Energy Materials Nanotechnology (EMN)  on Photovoltaics 2016, January 18 to 21, Hong Kong, China (Invited Talk)

2. Qinye Bao, The open Circuit volatge upon the interface energetics in organic bulk heterojunction photovoltaics, 13th International Conference of Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 2015, June 25-28, Hangzhou, China (Talk)

3. Qinye Bao, Xianjie Liu, Slawomir and Mats Fahlman, Energetics at molecule-doped polymer/electrode interface for photovoltaic cells, Materials Research Society (MRS), 2015, April 6-10, San Francisco, California, USA (Talk)

4. Qinye Bao, Oskar Sandberg, Daniel Dagnelund, Simon Sanden, Slawomir Braun, Harri Aarnio, Xianjie Liu, Weimin M. Chen, Ronald Österbacka and Mats Fahlman, Trap-assisted recombination via integer charge states in organic bulk heterojunction photovoltaics, Materials Research Society (MRS), 2014, Nov.30 - Dec.5, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (Talk)

5. Qinye Bao, Oskar Sandberg, Simon Sanden, Slawomir Braun, Harri Aarnio, Xianjie Liu, Ronald Österbacka and Mats Fahlman, Integer charge transfer states as a promising approach for optimizing organic solar cell efficency, International Conference for Science and Technology of Synthetic Metals (ICSM), 2014, Jun. 30 - July 5, Turku Finland (Talk)

6. Qinye Bao, Xianjie Liu, Slawomir Braun and Mats Fahlman, Oxygen- and water- based degradation mechanism in PCBM films, Materials Research Society (MRS), 2013, Dec.1- 6, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (Talk)


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