Jianhua Han, Ph. D.

Alumni and Former Staff

Postdoctoral Fellow in Baran Group

Research Interests

Organic synthesis, organic semiconductor synthesis, organometallic macromolecule/polymer synthesis, and related solution-processable organic materials for electronic devices.

Selected Publications

(1) A Universal Method to Enhance Flexibility and Stability of Organic Solar Cells by Constructing Insulating Matrices in Active Layers. 
J. H. Han,‡ F. Bao,‡ D. Huang, X. C. Wang, C. M. Yang, R. Q. Yang, X. G. Jian, J. Y. Wang, X. C. Bao, and J. H. Chu, (‡first co-author)
Advanced Functional Materials 30, 2003654, (2020).

(2) Identifying Tunneling Effects of Poly(Aryl Ether) Matrices and Boosting the Efficiency, Stability, and Stretchability of Organic Solar Cells.
J. H. Han,‡ F. Bao,‡ D. Huang, X. C. Wang, C. M. Yang, R. Q. Yang, X. G. Jian, J. Y. Wang, X. C. Bao, and J. H. Chu, (‡first co-author)
Cell Reports Physical Science, DOI: 10.1016/j.xcrp.2021.100408, (2021).

(3) Functional Transformation of Four-Bladed Rylene Propellers Utilizing Non-Metal and d8 Metal Core Shifting Strategy: Significant Impact on Photovoltaic Performance and Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution Activity. 
J. Han, W. Shi, X. Wang, J. Cai, X. Hao, J. Shi, X. Bao, and R. Yang,
Journal of Materials Chemistry A 8, 3918-3932, (2020).

(4) Employing Asymmetrical Thieno[3,4-d]pyridazin-1(2H)-one Block Enables Efficient Ternary Polymer Solar Cells with Improved Light-Harvesting and Morphological Properties. 
J. Han, X. Wang, D. Huang, C. Yang, R. Yang, and X. Bao,
Macromolecules 53, 6619-6629, (2020).

(5) Over 15% Efficiency All-Small-Molecule Organic Solar Cells Enabled by a C-Shaped Small Molecule Donor with Tailorable Asymmetric Backbone. 
X. Wang, J. Wang, J. Han, D. Huang, P. Wang, L. Zhou, C. Yang, X. Bao, and R. Yang,
Nano Energy 81, 105612, (2021).

(6) Optimized Molecular Packing and Nonradiative Energy Loss Based on Terpolymer Methodology Combining Two Asymmetric Segments for High-Performance Polymer Solar Cells. 
X. Wang, J. Han, D. Huang, J. Wang, Y. Xie, Z. Liu, Y. Li, C. Yang, Y. Zhang, Z. He, X. Bao, and R. Yang.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 12, 20393-20403, (2020).

(7) Construction of Dimetal-Containing Dithiolene and Schiff Base Conjugated Polymer Coating: Exploiting Metal Coordination as a Design Strategy for Improving Infrared Stealth Properties. 
J. W. Cai, ‡ J. H. Han, ‡ G. J. Ma, X. Liu, J. Y. Wang, and X. G. Jian (‡first co-author)
Polymer Chemistry 10, 5839-5848, (2019).

(8) Construction of Flexible and Stable Near-Infrared Absorbing Polymer Films Containing Nickel-Bis(Dithiolene) Moieties via Ligand-Exchange Post-Polymerization Modification. 
J. H. Han, Z. H. Weng, Z. Q. Wu, J. W. Cai, J. Y. Wang, and X. G. Jian,
Polymer Chemistry 8, 3977-3991, (2017).

(9) Construction of Donor-Acceptor Polymers Containing Thiophene-Phthalazinone Moiety via Classic Ullmann C-N Coupling Polymerization and Their Optical-Electrical Properties.
J. H. Han, H. Y. Yin, C. Liu, J. Y. Wang, and X. G. Jian. 
Polymer 101, 241-256, (2016).

(10) Influence of Donor-Acceptor Conjugation Between Thiophene-Phthalazinone Structures Containing Sp(3) C-N Bond on the Frontier Orbital Levels and Optic-Electronic Properties. 
J. H. Han, S. L. Cheng, C. Liu, J. Y. Wang, and X. G. Jian.
Journal of Polymer Science Part A-Polymer Chemistry 54, 3470-3483, (2016).


  • Ph.D., Polymer materials, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China, 2018
  • B.S., Polymer materials and engineering, East China University of Science & Technology, Shanghai, China, 2012

Professional Profile

2018-2021, Postdoctoral fellow, Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Qingdao, China

KAUST Affiliations

  • KAUST Solar Center (KSC)
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Organic synthesis organic semiconductor organic solar cells electronic devices