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  • Linwei Yu

    Title: Professor

    Affiliation: Nanjing University

    Contact: 13585105898 /


    Birth: Nov. 1978, Liuzhou Guangxi, China 

    Gender: Male 

    Address: School of Electronic Science and Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, P. R. China 

    Tels: +86 13585105898 (M), +86 25 89681597 (O) 



    Oct., 2013- Full Professor, School of Electronics Science and Engineering, Nanjing University, China 

    Oct., 2009-13 Chargé de Recherche 2ème classe, (CR2) / Assistant Professor, LPICM, CNRS/Ecole Polytechnique, France 

    Nov., 2007-09 Postdoc, LPICM, CNRS/Ecole Polytechnique, France 

    June, 2002-07 Ph.D. in Micro-electronics and Solid State Electronics, Nanjing University 

    July, 2001-02 Volunteer social service in Longde Ninxia, China, as local senior school teacher 

    June, 1997-01 B.S. in Semiconductor Physics and Devices, Nanjing University 

    Research Interests

    1) Growth mechanism and PECVD fabrication of Si-based nanowires for large-scale electronics, sensors and flexible applications;
    2) 3D Si thin film solar cells, photodetectors and other emerging PV materials;
    3) Transport and optical properties of nanostructures targeting at biomimetic functionalities, light emission, memory and single electron logics. 

    News Coverages & Highlights 

     “Growing along” Nature Materials 11, 8 (2012) doi:10.1038/nmat3220  “Building radial junction thin-film solar cells on silicon nanowires” SPIE Newsroom. DOI: 10.1117/2.1201204.004224  Highlighted as Editor’s Suggestion in Physical Review Letters, 102 (2009)

    Current Research Projects

    1. 国家自然科学基金面上项目,61674075,2017.1-2020.12,直接经费65万,“基于平面纳米线超临界掺杂效应和异质量子点嵌入结构的光电物性调控”,主持
    2. 江苏省省科技支撑重点计划,BE2014147-2 “高效低成本钙钛矿太阳电池的制备技术研究”,2015.1-2017.12,200万,主持;
    3. 江苏省杰出青年基金,BK20160020,100万,“半导体纳米功能材料物性调控和器件应用”,主持  
    4. 江苏省“双创计划”,人才计划,2015-2017,50万,主持;以及,江苏省“双创计划”,团队人才计划,2015-2017,100万,核心团队成员;
    5. 产学研企业合作项目,“高性能晶硅电池薄膜钝化技术及新型电池框架设计”,2014-2017,100万,主持;
    6. 973重大科学研究计划,2014CB921101,“半导体自旋异质结构精控生长与原型器件研究”,2014-2018,子课题900万(个人~100万),骨干参与;
    7. 江苏省青年自然科学基金,BK20130573,“可控平面半导体纳米线及其在高性能薄膜电子器件中的应用”,2014-2017,20万,主持;

    Selected Publications

    1. Ultra-fast solar-blind ultraviolet detection by inorganic perovskite CsPbX3 quantum dots radial junction architecture Jiawen Lu, Xuexi Sheng, Guoqing Tong, Zhongwei Yu, Xiaolin Sun, Linwei Yu,* Xiangxin Xu,* Junzhuan Wang, Jun Xu, Yi Shi, and Kunji Chen Advanced Materials 29, 1700400 (2017)
    2. Heteroepitaxial writing of silicon-on-sapphire nanowires Mingkun Xu, Zhaoguo Xue, Jimmy Wang, Yaolong Zhao, Yao Duan, Guangyao Zhu, Linwei Yu*, Jun Xu*, Junzhuan Wang, Yi Shi, Kunji Chen and Pere Rocai Cabarrocas Nano Letters 16, 7317 (2016)
    3. Engineering island-chain silicon nanowires via a droplet mediated Plateau-Rayleigh transformation Zhaoguo Xue, Mingkun Xu, Yaolong Zhao, Jimmy Wang, Xiaofan Jiang, Linwei Yu,* Junzhuan Wang, Jun Xu,* Yi Shi, Kunji Chen, and Pere Rocai Cabarrocas Nature Communications 7, 12836 (2016)
    4. In-plane self-turning and twin dynamics renders large stretchability to mono-like zigzag silicon nanowire springs Zhaoguo Xue, Mingkun Xu, Xing Li, Jimmy Wang, Xiaofan Jiang, Xianlong Wei, Linwei Yu*, Qing Chen,* Junzhuan Wang, Jun Xu, Yi Shi, Kunji Chen, and Pere Rocai Cabarrocas Advanced Functional Materials 26, 5352 (2016)
    5. Highly-connected silicon-copper alloy mixture nanotubes as high rate and durable anode materials for lithium ion batteries Hucheng Song, HongXiang Wang, Zixia Lin, Xiaofan Jiang, Linwei Yu,* Jun Xu,* Zhongwei Yu, Xiaowei Zhang, Yijie Liu, Ping He, Lijia Pan, Yi Shi, Haoshen Zhou and Kunji Chen Advanced Functional Materials 26, 524 (2016)
    6. Hierarchical Nano-branched c-Si/SnO2 Nanowires for High Areal Capacity and Stable Lithium-Ion Battery Hucheng Song, HongXiang Wang, Zixia Lin, Linwei YU*, Xiaofan Jiang, Zhongwei Yu, Jun XU*, Lijia Pan, Mingbo Zheng, Yi Shi, and Kunji Chen Nano Energy 19, 511 (2016)
    7. Incorporation and redistribution dynamics of impurities into silicon nanowires Wanghua Chen, Linwei Yu*, Soumyadeep Misra, Zheng Fan, Pere Roca i Cabarrocas, Philippe Pareige, Gilles Patriarche and Sophie Bouchoule Nature Communications 5, 4134 (2014)
    8. In-Plane Epitaxial Growth of Silicon Nanowires and Junction Formation on Si(100) Substrates Linwei Yu,* Mingkun Xu, Jie Xu, Zhaoguo Xue, Zheng Fan, Gennaro Picardi, Franck Fortuna, Junzhuan Wang, Jun Xu, Yi Shi, Kunji Chen, and Pere Rocai Cabarrocas Nano Letters, 14, 6469 (2014)
    9. Bismuth-Catalyzed and Doped Silicon Nanowires for One-Pump-Down Fabrication of Radial Junction Solar Cells Linwei Yu, Franck Fortuna, Benedict O’Donnell, Taewoo Jeon, Martin Foldyna, Gennaro Picardi, and Pere Rocai Cabarrocas† Nano Letters 12, 4153−4158 (2012)
    10. An in-plane solid-liquid-solid growth mode for self-avoiding lateral silicon nanowires Linwei Yu, Pierre-Jean Alet, Gennaro Picardi and Pere Rocai Cabarrocas Physical Review Letters, 102, 125501 (2009) Featured as Editor’s Suggestion


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