Professor and Chair, Physics and Materials Science
Nanomaterials for Solar Application
Research interest: Dr. Cui's research is mainly focused on nanotechnology, semiconductor nanomaterials and their potential applications. Nanomaterials of interest include metal oxides, metal sulfides, carbon nanotubes, graphene, and chalcogenides. Optical and electrical properties of the nanostructures are studied for device applications, with special interest in renewable energy, photonics, detectors, and bio- and chemical sensors.
Journal Publication since 2014-15
1. H.H. Wei, G. He, X.S. Chen, J.B. Cui, M. Zhang, H.S. Chen, and Z.Q. Sun, "Interfacial thermal stability and band alignment of Al2O3/HfO2/Al2O3/Si gate stacks grown by atomic layer deposition", Journal of Alloys and Compounds 591, 240–246 (2014).
2. He, G.; Chen, X. F.; Zhang, J. W.; Zhang, M.; Chen, X. S.; Sun, Z. Q.; Liu, M.; Lv, J. G.; Cui, J. B., "Nitridation of Metalorganic-Chemical-Vapor Deposited Al2O3 Gate Dielectrics by NH3 Annealing", Science of Advanced Materials 6, 915-922 (2014).
3. Xiumei Geng, Wei Wu, Ning Li, Weiwei Sun, Johnathan Armstrong, Alaa Al-hilo, Matthew Brozak, Jingbiao Cui, and Tar-pin Chen, "Three-dimensional structures of MoS2 nanosheets with ultrahigh hydrogen evolution reaction in water reduction", Advanced Functional Materials, 10.1002/adfm.201401328, 2014.
4. Muatez Mohammed, Zhongrui Li, Jingbiao Cui, and Tar-pin Chen, "Acid-doped multi-wall carbon nanotube/n-Si heterojunctions for enhanced light harvesting", Solar Energy 106, 171-176 (2014).
5. Johnathan Armstrong and Jingbiao Cui, "Optimization of Solution Processed Cu(In,Ga)S2 by Tuning Series and Shunt Resistance", Journal of Materials Research 29, 1309-1316 (2014).
6. Keyue Wu, Xingju Wu, Jingbiao Cui, "ZnO hierarchical nanostructures for advanced dye-sensitized solar cell applications", Advanced Science, Engineering and Medicine 6, 263-267 (2014).