Prof. Xiao Tao Hao | ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science

Prof. Xiao Tao Hao

Professor, School of Physics, Shandong University

Hao has research interests in surface electronic properties of conjugated polymers, polymer-based opto-electronic device architectures and transparent conducting oxide thin films. Hao is a Partner Investigator within the Centre and will be working primarily within Platform 1.2: Solution Processed Next-Generation Photovoltaics.

Centre Role: Partner Investigator

Publications

Journal Articles
Xu, W.; Niu, M.; Yang, X.; Chen, H.; Cai, X.; Smith, T. A.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Hao, X. Chemical vapor deposition growth of phase-selective inorganic lead halide perovskite films for sensitive photodetectors. Chinese Chemical Letters 2021, 32 (1), 489-492 DOI: 10.1016/j.cclet.2020.05.017. doi: 10.1016/j.cclet.2020.05.017
Zhang, K. - N.; Jiang, Z. - N.; Wang, T.; Qiao, J. - W.; Feng, L.; Qin, C. - C.; Yin, H.; So, S. - K.; Hao, X. Exploring the mechanisms of exciton diffusion improvement in ternary polymer solar cells: From ultrafast to ultraslow temporal scale. Nano Energy 2021, 79, 105513 DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2020.105513. doi: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2020.105513
Zheng, F.; Hall, C. R.; Angmo, D.; Zuo, C.; Rubanov, S.; Wen, Z.; Bradley, S. J.; Hao, X.; Gao, M.; Smith, T. A.; et al. A sandwich-like structural model revealed for quasi-2D perovskite films. Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2021, 9 (16), 5362-5372 DOI: 10.1039/D1TC00606A. doi: 10.1039/D1TC00606A
Zhen-Chuan, W.; Niu, M. - S.; Wang, T.; Chen, Z. - H.; Guo, J. - J.; Qin, C. - C.; Feng, L.; Yin, H.; Hao, X. VOC variation with different molecular weight fractions in highly efficient organic photovoltaic bulk heterojunctions. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 2021, 54 (3), 035106 DOI: 10.1088/1361-6463/abbd66. doi: 10.1088/1361-6463/abbd66
Wang, T.; Liu, J. - Q.; Hao, X. Recent Progress of Organic Solar Cells with Insulating Polymers. Solar RRL 2020, 4 (12), 2000539 DOI: 10.1002/solr.v4.12,10.1002/solr.202000539. doi: 10.1002/solr.v4.12,10.1002/solr.202000539
Zheng, F.; Zuo, C.; Niu, M.; Zhou, C.; Bradley, S. J.; Hall, C. R.; Xu, W.; Wen, X.; Hao, X.; Gao, M.; et al. Revealing the Role of Methylammonium Chloride for Improving the Performance of 2D Perovskite Solar Cells. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2020, 12 (23), 25980 - 25990 DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c05714,10.1021/acsami.0c05714.s001. doi: 10.1021/acsami.0c05714,10.1021/acsami.0c05714.s001
B. Babu, H.; Lyu, C.; Zhang, H.; Chen, Z.; Li, F.; Feng, L.; Hao, X. Modification of Hole Transport Layers for Fabricating High Performance Non‐fullerene Polymer Solar Cells. Chinese Journal of Chemistry 2020, 38 (8), 817 - 822 DOI: 10.1002/cjoc.v38.8,10.1002/cjoc.201900462. doi: 10.1002/cjoc.v38.8,10.1002/cjoc.201900462
Zhang, K. - N.; Jiang, Z. - N.; Wang, T.; Niu, M. - S.; Feng, L.; Qin, C. - C.; So, S. - K.; Hao, X. High‐Performance Ternary Organic Solar Cells with Morphology‐Modulated Hole Transfer and Improved Ultraviolet Photostability. Solar RRL 2020, 4 (7), 2000165 DOI: 10.1002/solr.202000165. doi: 10.1002/solr.202000165
Wen, Z.; Wang, T.; Chen, Z.; Jiang, T.; Feng, L.; Feng, X.; Qin, C.; Hao, X. Influence of donor:Acceptor ratio on charge transfer dynamics in non-fullerene organic bulk heterojunctions. Chinese Chemical Letters 2020 DOI: 10.1016/j.cclet.2020.02.013. doi: 10.1016/j.cclet.2020.02.013
Zhang, K. - N.; Niu, M. - S.; Jiang, Z. - N.; Chen, Z. - H.; Wang, T.; Wei, M. - M.; Qin, C. - C.; Feng, L.; Qin, W.; So, S. - K.; et al. Multiple Temporal‐Scale Photocarrier Dynamics Induced by Synergistic Effects of Fluorination and Chlorination in Highly Efficient Nonfullerene Organic Solar Cells. Solar RRL 2020, 4 (4), 1900552 DOI: 10.1002/solr.v4.4,10.1002/solr.201900552. doi: 10.1002/solr.v4.4,10.1002/solr.201900552
Wang, T.; Niu, M. - S.; Guo, J. - J.; Zhang, K. - N.; Wen, Z. - C.; Liu, J. - Q.; Qin, C. - C.; Hao, X. 3D Charge Transport Pathway in Organic Solar Cells via Incorporation of Discotic Liquid Crystal Columns. Solar RRL 2020, 4 (5), 2000047 DOI: 10.1002/solr.v4.5,10.1002/solr.202000047. doi: 10.1002/solr.v4.5,10.1002/solr.202000047
Xu, W. - L.; Ding, C.; Niu, M. - S.; Yang, X. - Y.; Zheng, F.; Xiao, J.; Zheng, M.; Hao, X. Reduced graphene oxide assisted charge separation and serving as transport pathways in planar perovskite photodetector. Organic Electronics 2020, 81, 105663 DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2020.105663. doi: 10.1016/j.orgel.2020.105663
Bi, P.; Hao, X. Versatile Ternary Approach for Novel Organic Solar Cells: A Review. Solar RRL 2019, 3 (1), 1800263 DOI: 10.1002/solr.201800263. doi: 10.1002/solr.201800263
Chen, Z. - H.; Bi, P. - Q.; Yang, X. - Y.; Niu, M. - S.; Zhang, K. - N.; Feng, L.; Hao, X. Quantitatively Characterized Crystallization Effect on Recombination Energy Loss in Non-Fullerene Organic Solar Cells. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2019, 123 (20), 12676-12683 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b03572. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b03572
Wang, T.; Yang, X. - Y.; Bi, P. - Q.; Niu, M. - S.; Feng, L.; Liu, J. - Q.; Hao, X. Effective Exciton Dissociation and Reduced Charge Recombination in Thick‐Film Organic Solar Cells via Incorporation of Insulating Polypropylene. Solar RRL 2019, 3 (8), 1900087 DOI: 10.1002/solr.v3.8,10.1002/solr.201900087. doi: 10.1002/solr.v3.8,10.1002/solr.201900087
Bi, P. Qing; Hall, C. R.; Yin, H.; So, S. Kong; Smith, T. A.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Hao, X. Resolving the Mechanisms of Photocurrent Improvement in Ternary Organic Solar Cells. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2019, 123 (30), 18294-18302 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b06267. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b06267
Wang, F.; Yang, X. - Y.; Niu, M. - S.; Feng, L.; Hao, X. Förster resonance energy transfer and morphology optimization for high-performance ternary organic photodetectors. Organic Electronics 2019, 67, 146 - 152 DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2019.01.020. doi: 10.1016/j.orgel.2019.01.020
Niu, M. - S.; Wang, K. - W.; Yang, X. - Y.; Bi, P. - Q.; Zhang, K. - N.; Feng, X. - J.; Chen, F.; Qin, W.; Xia, J. - L.; Hao, X. Hole Transfer Originating from Weakly Bound Exciton Dissociation in Acceptor-Donor-Acceptor Nonfullerene Organic Solar Cells. he Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2019, 10 (22), 7100-7106 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b02837. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.9b02837
Zhang, K. - N.; Yang, X. - Y.; Niu, M. - S.; Wen, Z. - C.; Chen, Z. - H.; Feng, L.; Feng, X. - J.; Hao, X. Modulating the morphology and molecular arrangement via the well-compatible polymer donor in multiple working mechanisms interwined ternary organic solar cells. Organic Electronics 2019, 66, 13 - 23 DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2018.12.006. doi: 10.1016/j.orgel.2018.12.006
Bu, T.; Li, J.; Huang, W.; Mao, W.; Zheng, F.; Bi, P.; Hao, X.; Zhong, J.; Cheng, Y. - B.; Huang, F. Surface modification via self-assembling large cations for improved performance and modulated hysteresis of perovskite solar cells. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2019, 7 (12), 6793 - 6800 DOI: 10.1039/C8TA12284A. doi: 10.1039/C8TA12284A
Gao, M.; Wang, Z.; Zhang, X.; Hao, X.; Qin, W. Spin–Photon Coupling in Organic Chiral Crystals. Nano Letters 2019, 19 (12), 9008 - 9012 DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b04023. doi: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b04023
Niu, M. - S.; Yang, X. - Y.; Qin, C. - C.; Bi, P. - Q.; Lyu, C. - K.; Feng, L.; Qin, W.; Gao, K.; Hao, X. Competition between singlet fission and singlet exciton dissociation at the interface in TIPS-pentacene:IT-4F blend. Organic Electronics 2019, 71, 296 - 302 DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2019.05.041. doi: 10.1016/j.orgel.2019.05.041
Wen, Z.; Ma, X.; Yang, X.; Bi, P.; Niu, M.; Zhang, K.; Feng, L.; Hao, X. Effects of various donor:acceptor blend ratios on photophysical properties in non-fullerene organic bulk heterojunctions. Chinese Chemical Letters 2019, 30 (5), 995-999 DOI: 10.1016/j.cclet.2019.01.028. doi: 10.1016/j.cclet.2019.01.028
Wang, Z.; Gao, M.; Ren, S.; Hao, X.; Qin, W. Magnetic and Electric Control of Circularly Polarized Emission through Tuning Chirality‐Generated Orbital Angular Momentum in Organic Helical Polymeric Nanofibers. Advanced Materials 2019, 31 (48), 1904857 DOI: 10.1002/adma.201904857. doi: 10.1002/adma.201904857
Yang, X. - Y.; Niu, M. - S.; Qin, C.; Bi, P. - Q.; Chen, Z. - H.; Feng, L.; Liu, J. - Q.; Hao, X. Unraveling the unstable amorphous phase evolution effect on burn-in loss in polymer-fullerene solar cells. Organic Electronics 2019, 71, 156 - 163 DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2019.05.020. doi: 10.1016/j.orgel.2019.05.020
B. Babu, H.; Lv, C.; Yu, C.; Bi, P.; Wen, Z.; Yang, X.; Li, F.; Hao, X. Erbium (III) tris(8-hydroxyquinoline) doped zinc oxide interfacial layer for improved performance of polymer solar cells. Organic Electronics 2018, 62, 65 - 71 DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2018.07.013. doi: 10.1016/j.orgel.2018.07.013
Wei, M.; Wang, Z.; Wen, Z.; Hao, X.; Qin, W. Utilizing magnetic field to study the impact of intramolecular charge transfers on the open-circuit voltage of organic solar cells. Applied Physics Letters 2018, 113 (9), 093301 DOI: 10.1063/1.5028163. doi: 10.1063/1.5028163
Yang, X.; Niu, M.; Bi, P.; Chen, Z.; Liu, J.; Hao, X. Suppressing Thermally Induced Fullerene Aggregation in Organic Solar Cells by Employing Plastic Network. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2018, 122 (18), 9843 - 9851 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b02447. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b02447
Lyu, C. - K.; Zheng, F.; B. Babu, H.; Niu, M. - S.; Feng, L.; Yang, J. - L.; Qin, W.; Hao, X. Functionalized Graphene Oxide Enables a High-Performance Bulk Heterojunction Organic Solar Cell with a Thick Active Layer. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2018, 9 (21), 6238 - 6248 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b02701. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b02701
Xu, W. - L.; Niu, M. - S.; Yang, X. - Y.; Xiao, J.; Yuan, H. - C.; Xiong, C.; Hao, X. Carbon nanotubes as the effective charge transport pathways for planar perovskite photodetector. Organic Electronics 2018, 59, 156 - 163 DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2018.05.004. doi: 10.1016/j.orgel.2018.05.004
B. Babu, H.; Lyu, C.; Yu, C.; Wen, Z.; Li, F.; Hao, X. Role of Central Metal Ions in 8-Hydroxyquinoline-Doped ZnO Interfacial Layers for Improving the Performance of Polymer Solar Cells. Advanced Materials Interfaces 2018, 5 (22), 1801172 DOI: 10.1002/admi.201801172. doi: 10.1002/admi.201801172
Wang, F.; Yang, X. - Y.; Niu, M. - S.; Feng, L.; Lv, C. - K.; Zhang, K. - N.; Bi, P. - Q.; Yang, J.; Hao, X. Enhancing light harvesting and charge transport in organic solar cells via integrating lanthanide-doped upconversation materials. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 2018, 51 (26), 265105 DOI: 10.1088/1361-6463/aac568. doi: 10.1088/1361-6463/aac568
Lv, C. - K.; Zheng, F.; Yang, X. - Y.; Bi, P. - Q.; Niu, M. - S.; Wang, Y. - Z.; Smith, T. A.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Hao, X. Optimizing the Crystallinity and Phase Separation of PTB7:PC 71 BM Films by Modified Graphene Oxide. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2018, 122 (5), 2572 - 2581 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b11726. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b11726
Zhang, K. - N.; Bi, P. - Q.; Wen, Z. - C.; Niu, M. - S.; Chen, Z. - H.; Wang, T.; Feng, L.; Yang, J. - L.; Hao, X. Unveiling the important role of non-fullerene acceptors crystallinity on optimizing nanomorphology and charge transfer in ternary organic solar cells. Organic Electronics 2018, 62, 643 - 652 DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2018.07.001. doi: 10.1016/j.orgel.2018.07.001
Zheng, F.; Yang, X. - Y.; Bi, P. - Q.; Niu, M. - S.; Lv, C. - K.; Feng, L.; Qin, W.; Wang, Y. - Z.; Hao, X.; Ghiggino, K. P. Poly(3-hexylthiophene) coated graphene oxide for improved performance of bulk heterojunction polymer solar cells. Organic Electronics 2017, 44, 149 - 158 DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2017.02.021. doi: 10.1016/j.orgel.2017.02.021
Zheng, F.; Yang, X. - Y.; Bi, P. - Q.; Niu, M. - S.; Lv, C. - K.; Feng, L.; Hao, X.; Ghiggino, K. P. Improved compatibility of DDAB-functionalized graphene oxide with a conjugated polymer by isocyanate treatment. RSC Advances 2017, 7 (29), 17633 - 17639 DOI: 10.1039/C6RA28652F. doi: 10.1039/C6RA28652F
Xu, W. - L.; Niu, M. - S.; Yang, X. - Y.; Bi, P. - Q.; Zhang, K. - N.; Xiong, C.; Yuan, H. - C.; Smith, T. A.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Hao, X. Spatially Resolved Photophysical Dynamics in Perovskite Microplates Fabricated Using an Antisolvent Treatment. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2017, 121 (47), 26250 - 26255 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b09844. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b09844