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Long Ye

Research Assistant Professor

Partners Building II 1505



Long Ye received his PhD degree (2015/07) in Polymer Physics and Chemistry at Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ICCAS) under the supervision of Prof. Jianhui Hou. He joined Prof. Harald Ade’s Group as a postdoctoral fellow in August, 2015.

Research Description

His research interests are developing high-efficiency organic solar cells and revealing the critical factors related to the morphology/performance of organic electronic devices. For more information, see Research Gates.

Honors and Awards

  • National Scholarship for Graduate Student (China), 2012
  • First-class Scholarship of Director of ICCAS, 2012
  • Excellent Research Award of Youth Researcher of ICCAS, 2012
  • Excellent Research Award of Youth Researcher of ICCAS, 2013
  • National Scholarship for Doctoral Student (China), 2014
  • Solarmer Organic Photovoltaic Award in Annual Meeting of Chinese Chemical Society, 2014

Selected Publications

Quenching to the Percolation Threshold in Organic Solar Cells
L Ye, S Li, X Liu, S Zhang, M Ghasemi, Y Xiong, J Hou*, H Ade
Joule, 3 (2), (2019), 443-458, doi:10.1016/j.joule.2018.11.006

A Wide Band Gap Polymer with a Deep Highest Occupied Molecular Orbital Level Enables 14.2% Efficiency in Polymer Solar Cells
S Li, L Ye, W Zhao, H Yan, B Yang, D Liu, W Li, H Ade, J Hou
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 140 (23), (2018), 7159-7167, doi:10.1021/jacs.8b02695

Design of a New Small‐Molecule Electron Acceptor Enables Efficient Polymer Solar Cells with High Fill Factor
S Li, L Ye, W Zhao, X Liu, J Zhu, H Ade, J Hou
Advanced Materials, 29 (46), (2017), 1704051, doi:10.1002/adma.201704051

Molecular design of benzodithiophene-based organic photovoltaic materials
H Yao, L Ye, H Zhang, S Li, S Zhang, J Hou
Chemical Reviews, 116 (12), (2016), 7397-7457, doi:10.1021/acs.chemrev.6b00176

Enhanced the Efficiency of Fullerene-free Polymer Solar Cells with Fine-designed Donor and Acceptor Materials
Long Ye, Kai Sun, Wei Jiang, Wenchao Zhao, Shaoqing Zhang,Huifeng Yao, Zhaohui Wang*, Jianhui Hou*
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 7, (2015), 9274-9280, doi:10.1021/acsami.5b02012

2D-conjugated Benzodithiophene-based Polymer Acceptor: Design, Synthesis, Nanomorphology, and Photovoltaic Performance
Long Ye, Wei Jiang, Wenchao Zhao, Shaoqing Zhang, Deping Qian, Zhaohui Wang*, Jianhui Hou*
Macromolecules, 48, (2015), 7156-7163, doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.5b01537

Manipulating Aggregation and Molecular Orientation in All-Polymer Photovoltaic Cells
Long Ye, Xuechen Jiao, Meng Zhou, Shaoqing Zhang, Huifeng Yao, Wenchao Zhao, Andong Xia*, Harald Ade*, Jianhui Hou*
Advanced Materials, 27, (2015), 6046-6054, doi:10.1002/adma.201503218

Selecting a Donor Polymer for Realizing Favorable Morphology in Efficient Non-fullerene Acceptor-based Solar Cells
Long Ye, Wei Jiang, Wenchao Zhao, Shaoqing Zhang, Deping Qian, Zhaohui Wang*, Jianhui Hou*
Small, 10, (2014), 4658-4663, doi:10.1002/smll.201401082

Molecular Design toward Highly Efficient Photovoltaic Polymers Based on Two-Dimensional Conjugated Benzodithiophene
Long Ye, Shaoqing Zhang, Lijun Huo, Maojie Zhang, Jianhui Hou*
Accounts of Chemical Research, 47, (2014 ESI Highly Cited Paper & ESI Hot Paper), 1595-1603, doi:10.1021/ar5000743

Highly Efficient 2D-Conjugated Benzodithiophene-Based Photovoltaic Polymer with Linear Alkylthio Side Chain
Long Ye, Shaoqing Zhang, Wenchao Zhao, Huifeng Yao, Jianhui Hou*
Chemistry of Materials, 26, (2014), 3603-3605 ( ESI Highly Cited Paper & ESI Hot Paper), doi:10.1021/cm501513n

Remove the ResidualAdditives toward Enhanced Efficiency with Higher Reproducibility in Polymer Solar Cells
Long Ye, Yan Jing, Xia Guo, Hao Sun, Shaoqing Zhang, Maojie Zhang, Lijun Huo, Jianhui Hou*
Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117, (2013), 14920-14928, doi:10.1021/jp404395q

From Binary to Ternary Solvent: Morphology Fine-tuning of D/A Blends in PDPP3T-based Polymer Solar Cells
Long Ye, Shaoqing Zhang, Wei Ma*, Benhu Fan, Xia Guo, Ye Huang, Harald Ade, Jianhui Hou*
Advanced Material, 24, (2012), 6335-6341, doi:10.1002/adma.201202855