報告題目：Highly conductive and transparent electrodesfor flexible optoelectronic device applications
報 告 人：Dr Xuhua Wang, P.E.S. Technologies, UK
With the rapid development of flexible optoelectronic devices in the last two decades, electrically conductive conjugated polymers, metal nanowires and single wall carbon nanotubes as transparent electrodes have attracted great interests as potential replacements for the conventional conducting electrodes of metal oxides such as indium tin oxide (ITO). These latter materials are brittle and liable to crack when flexed. The alternatives to ITO electrodes such as electrically conducting polymers, metal nanowires and single wall carbon nanotubes have demonstrated many advantages over conventional transparent metal oxide electrodes due to excellent mechanical flexibility, low temperature processing which can be widely applied to rigid or flexible substrates such as plastics, glasses, ceramics and papers. Here, the optical and electrical characteristics of electrode materials will be presented. The high-performance optoelectronic devices including OLEDs, OPVs, organic photodiodes and OTFTs, based on such developed electrodes will be discussed.
Xuhua Wangreceived B. Eng.degree from Changchun Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics in 1984andreceived M. Sc. degree from Jilin University in 1989 andPh.D. degree from University of Manchesterin 1998.She has 20 years’ worthsignificant industry experiences as well as academic research on the development of novel flexible nanomaterials and optoelectronic devices.She worked as a Senior Scientist at Cambridge Display Technology Ltd, UK and a Leading Scientist at Molecular Vision Ltd, UK and Excitech Lasers Micromachining companies. She had worked as a Research and Management role at Imperial College London for more than 10 years. She is a Scientific Consultant to a company of P.E.S. Technologies, UK. She is the author of more than 60 journal papers and 3 patents. She is a reviewer of several high impact journals and assessor on the grant applications of UK research council (i.e. EPSRC) and Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC). She is the recipient of several awards including Student Academic Choice Awards 2017 at Imperial College and 2017 Chunhui Cup Entrepreneurship Challenge Award in China.