Prof. Yi-Bing Cheng

Yi-Bing Cheng is a Thousand Talents professor at Wuhan University of Technology, China and an Adjunct professor in the Faculty of Engineering, Monash University, Australia. He is an elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. He completed his undergraduate (1978) and Master (1983) studies at Wuhan University of Technology, China and received a PhD degree from University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, U.K. in 1989. He was an academic staff at Monash University between October 1991 and March 2018. He specialises in inorganic materials. He is currently working on the development of perovskite solar cells.

Centre Research Themes: 
1. Excitonic Systems for Solar Energy Conversion

Publications

Journal Articles
Mao, W.; Hall, C. R.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Forsyth, C.; Cheng, Y.; Duffy, N. W.; Smith, T. A.; Bach, U. Visualizing Phase Segregation in Mixed-Halide Perovskite Single Crystals. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2019, 58 (9), 2893-2898 DOI: 10.1002/anie.201900853. doi: 10.1002/anie.201900853
Lu, J.; Liu, Z.; Pai, N.; Jiang, L.; Bach, U.; Simonov, A. N.; Cheng, Y.; Spiccia, L. Molecular Engineering of Zinc-Porphyrin Sensitisers for p-Type Dye-Sensitised Solar Cells. ChemPlusChem 2018, 83 (7), 711 - 720 DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201800104. doi: 10.1002/cplu.201800104
Hou, Q.; Bacal, D.; Jumabekov, A. N.; Li, W.; Wang, Z.; Lin, X.; Ng, S. Hock; Tan, B.; Bao, Q.; Chesman, A. S. R.; et al. Back-contact perovskite solar cells with honeycomb-like charge collecting electrodes. Nano Energy 2018, 50, 710 - 716 DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.06.006. doi: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.06.006
Chen, R.; Bu, T.; Li, J.; Li, W.; Zhou, P.; Liu, X.; Ku, Z.; Zhong, J.; Peng, Y.; Huang, F.; et al. Efficient and Stable Inverted Planar Perovskite Solar Cells Using a Triphenylamine Hole-Transporting Material. ChemSusChem 2018, 11 (9), 1467 - 1473 DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201800476. doi: 10.1002/cssc.201800476
Deng, H.; Yuan, S.; Yang, X.; Zhang, J.; Khan, J.; Zhao, Y.; Ishaq, M.; Ye, W.; Cheng, Y.; Song, H.; et al. High-throughput method to deposit continuous composition spread Sb 2 (Se x S 1 − x ) 3 thin film for photovoltaic application. Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications 2018, 26 (4), 281 - 290 DOI: 10.1002/pip.2980. doi: 10.1002/pip.2980
Yin, C.; Lu, J.; Xu, Y.; Yun, Y.; Wang, K.; Li, J.; Jiang, L.; Sun, J.; Scully, A. D.; Huang, F.; et al. Low-Cost N , N ′-Bicarbazole-Based Dopant-Free Hole-Transporting Materials for Large-Area Perovskite Solar Cells. Advanced Energy Materials 2018, 8 (21), 1800538 DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201800538. doi: 10.1002/aenm.201800538
Sun, J.; Lu, J.; Li, B.; Jiang, L.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Scully, A. D.; Gengenbach, T. R.; Cheng, Y.; Jasieniak, J. J. Inverted perovskite solar cells with high fill-factors featuring chemical bath deposited mesoporous NiO hole transporting layers. Nano Energy 2018, 49, 163 - 171 DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.04.026. doi: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.04.026
Tan, Z.; Li, J.; Zhang, C.; Li, Z.; Hu, Q.; Xiao, Z.; Kamiya, T.; Hosono, H.; Niu, G.; Lifshitz, E.; et al. Highly Efficient Blue-Emitting Bi-Doped Cs 2 SnCl 6 Perovskite Variant: Photoluminescence Induced by Impurity Doping. Advanced Functional Materials 2018, 28 (29), 1801131 DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201801131. doi: 10.1002/adfm.201801131
Pai, N.; Lu, J.; Senevirathna, D. C.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Gengenbach, T.; Chatti, M.; Bach, U.; Andrews, P. C.; Spiccia, L.; Cheng, Y.; et al. Spray deposition of AgBiS 2 and Cu 3 BiS 3 thin films for photovoltaic applications. Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2018, 6 (10), 2483 - 2494 DOI: 10.1039/C7TC05711C. doi: 10.1039/C7TC05711C
Lin, X.; Chesman, A. S. R.; Raga, S. R.; Scully, A. D.; Jiang, L.; Tan, B.; Lu, J.; Cheng, Y.; Bach, U. Effect of Grain Cluster Size on Back-Contact Perovskite Solar Cells. Advanced Functional Materials 2018, 28 (45), 1805098 DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201805098. doi: 10.1002/adfm.201805098
Zhang, J.; Daniel, Q.; Zhang, T.; Wen, X.; Xu, B.; Sun, L.; Bach, U.; Cheng, Y. Chemical Dopant Engineering in Hole Transport Layers for Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells: Insight into the Interfacial Recombination. ACS Nano 2018, 12 (10), 10452 - 10462 DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b06062. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.8b06062
Rothmann, M. Uller; Li, W.; Zhu, Y.; Liu, A.; Ku, Z.; Bach, U.; Etheridge, J.; Cheng, Y. Structural and Chemical Changes to CH 3 NH 3 PbI 3 Induced by Electron and Gallium Ion Beams. Advanced Materials 2018, 30 (25), 1800629 DOI: 10.1002/adma.201800629. doi: 10.1002/adma.201800629
Lu, J.; Lin, X.; Jiao, X.; Gengenbach, T.; Scully, A. D.; Jiang, L.; Tan, B.; Sun, J.; Li, B.; Pai, N.; et al. Interfacial benzenethiol modification facilitates charge transfer and improves stability of cm-sized metal halide perovskite solar cells with up to 20% efficiency. Energy & Environmental Science 2018, 11 (7), 1880 - 1889 DOI: 10.1039/C8EE00754C. doi: 10.1039/C8EE00754C
Wu, W. - Q.; Chen, D.; Li, F.; Cheng, Y.; Caruso, R. A. Solution-processed Zn2SnO4 electron transporting layer for efficient planar perovskite solar cells. Materials Today Energy 2018, 7, 260 - 266 DOI: 10.1016/j.mtener.2017.12.006. doi: 10.1016/j.mtener.2017.12.006