Prof. Yongli Gao

Department of Physics and Astronomy

University of Rochester, USA

Professor for Physics



2007 Bridging Fellowship, University of Rochester

2006 Visiting Professorship, Japanese Society for Progress of Science

1999 Visiting Scientist Fellowship, Ministry of Education

1991 Sloan Research Fellowship, Sloan Foundation

1986 Lark-Horovitz Prize, Purdue University

1986 David Ross Fellowship, Purdue University

Publications (Selected)

  1. I. Irfan and Y. Gao, “Improvement of Charge Transfer Between Electrode and Semiconductor by Thin Metal Oxide Insertion,” in Progress in High-Efficient Solution Process Organic Photovoltaic Devices, Ed. Y. Yang and G. Li, 67-99 (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2015).
  2. H. Ding and Yongli Gao, “Photoemission Studies of the Electronic Structure of Alkali Metal Doped Molecular Organic Semiconductors,” in Doping: Properties, Mechanisms and Applications, 107-220, Ed. L. Yu (Nova Science Publishers, New York, 2014).
  3. Y. Gao, “Interface in Organic Semiconductor Devices: Dipole, Doping, Band Bending, and Growth,” in Organic Electronics :Materials, Processing, Devices, and Applications, Ed. F. So, 141 (Taylor & Francis CRC Press, New York, 2009).
  4. Q. Jiang, Z. Ni, G. Xu, Y. Lin, P. N. Rudd, R. Xue, Y. Li, Y. Li, Y. Gao & J. Huang. Interfacial Molecular Doping of Metal Halide Perovskites for Highly Efficient Solar Cells. Advanced Materials 32, 2001581 (2020).
  5. B. Liu, H. Xie, Y. Liu, C. Wang, S. Wang, Y. Zhao, J. Liu, D. Niu, H. Huang & Y. Gao. Electronic structure and spin polarization of Co/black phosphorus interface. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 499, 166297 (2020).
  6. B. Liu, H. Xie, D. Niu, S. Wang, Y. Zhao, Y. Liu & Y. Gao. Interface electronic structure between aluminum and black phosphorus. Results in Physics 18, 103222 (2020).
  7. B. Liu, H. Xie, D. Niu, S. Wang, Y. Zhao, Y. Liu, L. Lyu & Y. Gao. Effect of interfacial interaction on spin polarization at organic-cobalt interface. Organic Electronics 78, 105567 (2020).
  8. X. Liu, Q. Han, Y. Liu, C. Xie, C. Yang, D. Niu, Y. Li, H. Wang, L. Xia, Y. Yuan & Y. Gao. Light-induced degradation and self-healing inside CH3NH3PbI3-based solar cells. Applied Physics Letters 116, 253303 (2020).
  9. Y. Lu, Q. Han, Y. Zhao, D. Xie, J. Wei, P. Yuan, C. Yang, Y. Li, X. Liu & Y. Gao. Vapor-deposited all inorganic CsPbBr3 thin films and interface modification with C8-BTBT for high performance photodetector. Results in Physics, 103087 (2020).
  10. W. Qiu, Y. Huang, L. A. Kong, Y. Chen, W. Liu, Z. Wang, J. Sun, Q. Wan, J. H. Cho, J. Yang & Y. Gao. Optoelectronic InGaZnO Memtransistors for Artificial Vision System. Advanced Functional Materials, 2002325 (2020).
  11. K. Wang, B. Ecker & Y. Gao. Angle-Resolved Photoemission Study on the Band Structure of Organic Single Crystals. Crystals 10, 773 (2020).
  12. S. Wang, J. Li, Y. Zhao, B. Liu, P. Yuan, J. Wei, J. Zhang, H. Xie, D. Niu, M. Long & Y. Gao. Effective passivation of black phosphorus against atmosphere by quasi-monolayer of F4TCNQ molecules. Applied Physics Letters 117, 061602 (2020).
  13. W.-Q. Wu, P. N. Rudd, Z. Ni, C. H. Van Brackle, H. Wei, Q. Wang, B. R. Ecker, Y. Gao & J. Huang. Reducing surface halide deficiency for efficient and stable iodide-based perovskite solar cells. Journal of the American Chemical Society 142, 3989-3996 (2020).
  14. J. Xiao, L. Zhang, H. Zhou, Z. Shao, J. Liu, Y. Zhao, Y. Li, X. Liu, H. Xie & Y. Gao. Type-II Interface Band Alignment in the vdW PbI2–MoSe2 Heterostructure. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 12, 32099-32105 (2020).
  15. H. Xie, D. Niu, Y. Zhao, S. Wang, B. Liu, Y. Liu, H. Huang, P. Wang, D. Wu & Y. Gao. Photoemission studies of C8-BTBT/La0. 67Sr0. 33MnO3 interface. Synthetic Metals 260, 116261 (2020).
  16. Y. Zhao, L. Li, S. Wang, Y. Li, H. Xie, D. Niu, H. Huang & Y. Gao. Modification of ultrathin C60 interlayer on electronic structure and molecular packing of C8-BTBT on HOPG. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2020).
  17. W. Alquraishi, Y. Fu, W. Qiu, J. Wang, Y. Chen, L.-A. Kong, J. Sun & Y. Gao. Hybrid optoelectronic synaptic functionality realized with ion gel-modulated In2O3 phototransistors. Organic Electronics 71, 72-78 (2019).
  18. L. Li, C. Wang, C. Wang, S. Tong, Y. Zhao, H. Xia, J. Shi, J. Shen, H. Xie, X. Liu D. Niu, J. Yang, H. Huang, S. Xiao, J. He & Y. Gao. Interfacial electronic structures of MoOx/mixed perovskite photodetector. Organic Electronics 65, 162-169 (2019).
  19. Y. Liu, C. Xie, W. Tan, X. Liu, Y. Yuan, Q. Xie, Y. Li & Y. Gao. Analysis of light-induced degradation in inverted perovskite solar cells under short-circuited conditions. Organic Electronics 71, 123-130 (2019).
  20. Y. Liu, H. Zai, H. Xie, B. Liu, S. Wang, Y. Zhao, D. Niu, H. Huang, Q. Chen & Y. Gao. Effects of CsPbBr3 nanocrystals concentration on electronic structure and surface composition of perovskite films. Organic Electronics 73, 327-331 (2019).
  21. Q. Tian, B. He, Y. Zhao, S. Wang, J. Xiao, F. Song, Y. Wang, Y. Lu, H. Xie, H. Huang & Y. Gao. Electronic structure evolution at DBBA/Au (111) interface W/O Bismuth insertion layer. Synthetic Metals 251, 24-29 (2019).
  22. C. Wang, D. Niu, Y. Zhao, S. Wang, C. Qian, H. Huang, H. Xie & Y. Gao. Interface energy-level alignment between black phosphorus and f16cupc molecular films. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 123, 10443-10450 (2019).
  23. S. Wang, L. Lyu, D. Niu, L. Zhang, H. Huang & Y. Gao. Breaking down and reconstruction of islands during the film growth of CuPc on HOPG. Applied Physics Letters 114, 241602 (2019).

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