Center of Information Photonics and Energy Materials


The center for photonics information and energy materials, founded in 2008, focuses on the growth of high performance optoelectronic thin film materials and the fabrication of photovoltaic energy conversion devices, energy storage devices, sensors and imaging devices.

Main Research Areas

Research topics of the group include, but are not limited to

(1) CIGS, CZTS thin film photovoltaic devices

(2) Visible and near infrared broad band photo-detector

(3) X ray flat panel detector

(4) Solid state lithium ion battery

(5) IGZO thin film transistor

(6) Scanning probe microscopic characterization

(7) Perovskite nanostructures

(8) Barrier film for oxygen and moisture

(9) Intelligent force and chemical sensors.


  • YU Yang

    Title:Assistant Professor
    Areas of Interest:Ultrafast photonics: Using ultrafast laser to study the light matter interactions, and ultrafast dynamics during the optical response.

  • SHAO Yan

    Title:Assistant Professor
    Areas of Interest:Semiconductor materials, processes and devices: develop, design and optimize new phototransistors based on new materials.

  • SUI Fan

    Title:Assistant Professor
    Areas of Interest:Chemical synthesis of novel optoelectronic materials and optoelectronic devices; X-ray crystallography study of inorganic crystalline materials for energy generation applications...

  • LI Weimin

    Title:Associate Professor
    Areas of Interest:CIGS layers fabricated by three-stage evaporation;CIGS layers grown by sputtering- selenization (sulfurization) process...

  • CHEN Ming

    Title:Associate Professor
    Areas of Interest:Sensors,X-Ray /X-Ray detector,Thermal interface

  • YANG Chunlei

    Areas of Interest:Growth of semiconductor compounds using vacuum approaches;Photovoltaic device fabrication...

  • LU Ziheng

    Title:Assistant Professor
    Areas of Interest:Solid-state-ionics and its application in energy storage systems such as solid-state batteries.

  • FENG Ye

    Title:Senior Engineer
    Areas of Interest:Thin film solar cells; Visible-SWIR wide range detectors; Flexible and stretchable encapsulation materials