Patents Filed

“Method of printed circuit security using organic transistor and thereof”, Invertors: A. K. K. Kyaw, J. Zhang and C. Y. Jiang, US Provisional Patent 62/343,027, filing date: 30 May 2016

 

“Conjugated Polyviologen as N-Type Conducting Polymer”, Invertors: Dexter T. L. Tam, A. K. K. Kyaw and J. Wu, SG Patent 10201606129W, Filing date: 25 July 2016

 

“Water-dispersible conducting poly(azulene) polymer – preparation methods and uses thereof”, Invertors: T. Tang, A. K. K. Kyaw, Q. Zhu, J. W. Xu, SG Patent 10201701829X, Filing date: March 2017

 

“Comb Sensor for Measuring Combing Resistance”, US 62/534685, 20 July 2017

 

“Free-standing and transferrable highly conductive polymer films, method of making and use thereof”, Inventors: A. K. K. Kyaw, Grayson D. H. Wong, J. W. Xu, Singapore Patent Application No. 10201802065Q, Filing date 13 March 2018

 

Journals

(Papers can be downloaded from the ResearchGate for personal use. Copyrights are reserved by the publishers)

 

2019

56. X. Lai, F. Meng, Q.-Q. Zhang, K. Wang, G. Li*, Y. Wen, H. Ma*, W. H. Li, X. Q. Li, A. K. K. Kyaw*, K. Wang, X. W. Sun, M. Z. Du, X. Guo, J. Wang, W. Huang*, “A Bifunctional Saddle-Shaped Small Molecule as Dopant-Free Hole Transporting Material (HTM) and Interfacial Layer (IL) for Efficient and Stable Perovskite Solar Cells”, Solar RRL, DOI: 10.1002/solr.201900011 (2019)

55. X. Q. Li, W. H. Li, Y. Yang, X. Lai, Q. Su, D. Wu, G. Li*, K. Wang, S. Chen, X. W. Sun and A. K. K. Kyaw*, “Defects Passivation with Dithienobenzodithiophene-based π-conjugated Polymer for Enhanced Performance of Perovskite Solar Cell”, Solar RRL, DOI: 10.1002/solr.201900029 (2019)

54. A. K. K. Kyaw*, Grayson D. H. Wong, T. A. Yemata and J. W. Xu*, “ Effective ionic Seebeck component suppression in mixed ion-electron conductor via chemical treatment”, Organic Electronics, 69, 7 (2019)

53. H. D. Pham, X. Q. Li, W. H. Li, S. Manzhos, A. K. K. Kyaw*, and P. Sonar*, “Organic Interfacial materials for perovskite-based optoelectronic devices”, Energy & Environmental Science, DOI:10.1039/C8EE02744G (2019)

 

2018

52. M. T. Z. Myint, M. Hada, H. Inoue, T. Marui, T. Nishikawa, U. Masayoshi, S. Ichimura, Y. Nishina, A. K. K. Kyaw*, and Y. Hayashi*, “Simultaneous improvement in electrical conductivity and Seebeck coefficient of PEDOT:PSS by N2 pressure-induced nitric acid treatment”, RSC Advanced, 8, 36563 (2018)

51. X. Wang, A. K. K. Kyaw, C. Yin, F. Wang, Q. Zhu, T. Tang, P. Yee and J. W. Xu, “Enhancement of thermoelectric performance of PEDOT:PSS films by post-treatment with a superacid”, RSC Advances, 8, 18334 (2018)

 

2017

50. A. K. K. Kyaw*, Clara H. H. Loh, F. Yan and J. W. Xu*, “Polymer transistors array with pressure-sensitive elastomers for electronic skin”, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 5, 12039 (2017)

 

49. A. K. K. Kyaw*, T. A. Yemata, X. Z. Wang, S. L. Lim, W. S. Chin, K. Hippalgaonkar, and J. W. Xu*, “Enhanced Thermoelectric Performance of PEDOT:PSS Films by Sequential Post-Treatment with Formamide”, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 303, 1700429 (2017)

 

48. A. Nirmal, A. K. K. Kyaw, J. X. Wang, K. Dev, X. W. Sun and H. V. Demir, “Light Trapping in Inverted Organic Photovoltaics with Nanoprinted ZnO Photonic Crystals”, IEEE Journals of Photovoltaics, 7, 545 (2017)

 

Before SUSTech (2007-2016)

47. A. K. K. Kyaw*, F. Jamalullah, L. Vaithieswari, M. J. Tan, L. Zhang and J. Zhang*, “Thermally Stable and Sterilizable Polymer Transistors for Reusable Medical Devices”, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 8, 9533 (2016)

 

46. A. Nirmal, A. K. K. Kyaw, X. W. Sun, H. V. Demir*, “Demonstration of the portability of porous microstructure architecture to indium-doped ZnO electron selective layer for enhanced light scattering in inverted organic photovoltaics”, J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol., 78, 613 (2016)

 

45. M. J. Tan, C. Owh, P. L. Chee, A. K. K. Kyaw, D. Kai, X. J. Loh*, “Bio-degradable Electronics: Cornerstone for sustainable electronics and transient applications”, J. Mater. Chem. C,  4, 5531 (2016)

 

44. A. K. K. Kyaw*, S. L. Lim, W. P. Goh, C. Y. Jiang, J. Zhang, “Nanogrooves-guided Slot-die Coating for Highly Ordered Polymer Films and High-mobility Transistors”, ChemComm, 52, 358 (2016)

 

43. V. V. Brus, A. K. K. Kyaw*, P. D. Maryanchuk, J. Zhang, “Quantifying interface states and bulk defects in high-efficiency solution-processed small-molecule solar cells by impedance and capacitance characteristics”, Progress in Photovoltaics, 23, 1526 (2015)

 

42. A. K. K. Kyaw, D. Gehrig, J. Zhang, Y. Huang, G. C. Bazan, F. Laquai* and T. Q. Nguyen*, “ High open-circuit voltage small-molecule p-DTS(FBTTh2)2:ICBA bulk-heterojunction solar cells – morphology, excited-state dynamics and photovoltaic performance”, J. Mater. Chem. A., 3, 1530 (2015)

 

41. D. H. Wang, A. K. K. Kyaw, J. H. Park*, “Enhanced Fill Factor of Tandem Organic Solar Cells incorporating a Diketopyrrolopyrrole based Low-Bandgap Polymer and Optimized Interlayer”, ChemSusChem, 8, 331 (2015)

 

40. X. Xu, A. K. K. Kyaw, B. Peng, Q. Xiong, H. V. Demir, Y. Wang, Terence K. S. Wong*, and X. W. Sun*, “Influence of gold-silica nanoparticles on the performance of small-molecule bulk heterojunction solar cells”, Organic Electronics, 22, 20 (2015)

 

39. X. Xu, Q. Du, B. Peng, Q. Xiong, L. Hong, H. V. Demir, Terence K. S. Wong*, A. K. K. Kyaw* and X. W. Sun*, “Effect of shell thickness on small-molecule solar cells enhanced by dual plasmonic gold-silica nanorods”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 105, 113306 (2014)

 

38. D. H. Wang and A. K. K. Kyaw, “Roles of solvent additive in organic photovoltaic cells through intensity dependence of current-voltage characteristics and charge recombination”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 105, 103301 (2014)

 

37. D. H. Wang*, A. K. K. Kyaw, D. G. Choi, Q. Du and J. H. Park*, “Tailoring of the Plasmonic Effect in Bulk-Heterojunction Photovoltaic Devices with Ordered, Nanopatterned Structures”, Organic Electronics, 15, 3120 (2014)

 

36. A. K. K. Kyaw*, Antonio O. Patrocinio, D. W. Zhao, V. V. Brus, “Heterojunction Solar Cells”, International Journal of Photoenergy, doi:10.1155/2014/163984 (2014)

 

35. A. Nirmal, A. K. K. Kyaw*, X. W. Sun* and H. V. Demir*, “Microstructured porous ZnO thin film for increased light scattering and improved efficiency in inverted organic photovoltaics”, Optic Express, 22, A1412 (2014)

 

34. D. H. Wang, P. O. Morin, C. L. Lee, A. K. K. Kyaw, M. Leclerc and A. J. Heeger*, “Effect of Processing Additive on Morphology and Charge Extraction in Bulk-Heterojunction Solar Cells”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2, 15052 (2014)

 

33. V. V. Brus, A. K. K. Kyaw*, P. D. Maryanchuk and J. Zhang, “Temperature and light dependent diode current in high-efficiency solution-processed small-molecule solar cells”, Organic Electronics, 15, 2141(2014)

 

32. C. Luo*, A. K. K. Kyaw, L. A. Perez, S. Patel, M. Wang, B. Grimm, G. C. Bazan, E. J. Kramer and A. J. Heeger*, “General Strategy for Self-Assembly of Highly Oriented Nanocrystalline Semiconducting Polymers with High Mobility”, Nano Letters, 14, 2764 (2014) (Cited 171 times)

 

31. X. Xu, A. K. K. Kyaw, B. Peng, Q. Du, L. Hong, H. V. Demir, T. K. S. Wong*, Q. Xong and X. W. Sun*, “Enhanced efficiency of solution-processed small-molecule solar cells upon incorporation of gold nanospheres and nanorods into organic layers”, Chem. Commun., 50, 4451 (2014) (X. Xu and A. K. K. K. equally contributed)

 

30. A. K. K. Kyaw, D. H. Wang, L. Chan, Y. Cao, T. Q. Nguyen, G. C. Bazan and A. J. Heeger*, “Effects of Solvent Additives on Morphology, Charge Generation, Transport, and Recombination in Solution-Processed Small-Molecule Solar Cells”, Adv. Energy Mat., 4, 1301469 (2014)

 

29. A. K. K. Kyaw, D. H. Wang, D. Wynands, J. Zhang, T. Q. Nguyen, G. C. Bazan and A. J. Heeger*, “Improved Light Harvesting and Improved Efficiency by Insertion of an Optical Spacer (ZnO) in Solution-Processed Small-Molecule Solar Cells”, Nano Letters, 13, 3796 (2013) (highlighted by Physics.org. Cited 316 times)

 

28. A. K. K. Kyaw, D. H. Wang, V. Gupta, W. L. Leong, L. Ke, G. C. Bazan and A. J. Heeger*, “Intensity Dependence of Current–Voltage Characteristics and Recombination in High-Efficiency Solution-Processed Small-Molecule Solar Cells”, ACS Nano, 7, 4569 (2013) (Cited 220 times)

 

27. A. K. K. Kyaw, D. H. Wang, V. Gupta, J. Zhang, S. Chand, G. C. Bazan and A. J. Heeger*, “Efficient Solution-Processed Small-Molecule Solar Cells with Inverted Structure”, Adv. Mat., 25, 2397 (2013) (Cited 336 times)

 

26. A. K. K. Kyaw, D. H. Wang, H. R. Tseng, J. Zhang, G. C. Bazan and A. J. Heeger*, “Electron and hole mobility in solution-processed small molecule-fullerene blend: Dependence on the fullerene content”, Appl. Phys. Letts., 102, 163308 (2013)

 

25. D. H. Wang, A. K. K. Kyaw, J. R. Pouliot, M. Leclerc and A. J. Heeger*, “Enhanced Power Conversion Efficiency of Low Band-Gap Polymer Solar Cells by Insertion of Optimized Binary Processing Additives”, Adv. Energy Mater., 4, 1300835 (2014) (D. H. W and A. K. K. K equally contributed)

 

24. D. H. Wang, A. K. K. Kyaw, V. Gupta, G. C. Bazan and A. J. Heeger*, “Enhanced Efficiency Parameters of Solution-Processable Small-Molecule Solar Cells Depending on ITO Sheet Resistance”, Adv. Energy Mater., 3, 1161 (2013) (D. H. W. and A. K. K. K. equally contributed)

 

23. V. Gupta, A. K. K. Kyaw, D. H. Wang, G. C. Bazan and A. J. Heeger*, “Barium: An Efficient Cathode Layer for Bulk-heterojunction Solar Cells”, Sci. Rep. 3, 1965 (2013) (Cited 256 times)

 

22. X. Xu, A. K. K. Kyaw, B. Peng, D. Zhao, T. K. S. Wong, Q. Xiong, X. W. Sun and A. J. Heeger*, “A plasmonically enhanced polymer solar cell with gold-silica core-shell nanorods”, Org. Electron., 14, 2360 (2013)

 

21. A. K. K. Kyaw, H. Tantang, T. Wu, L. Ke, J. Wei, H. V. Demir, Q. Zhang* and X. W. Sun*, “Dye-sensitized solar cell with a pair of carbon-based electrodes”, J. Phys. D, 45, 165103 (2012)

 

20. H. Tantang, A. K. K. Kyaw, Mary B. Chan, Alfred Iing, Z. Hu, L. J. Li, X. W. Sun* and Q. Zhang*, “Nitrogen-doped carbon nanotube bilayer thin-film as transparent counter electrode for dye sensitized solar cell”, Chem. Asian J., 7, 541 (2012)

 

19. A. K. K. Kyaw, H. Tantang, T. Wu, L. Ke, C. Peh, Z. H. Huang, X. T. Zeng, H. V. Demir, Q. Zhang* and X. W. Sun*, “Dye-sensitized solar cell with a titanium-oxide-modified carbon nanotube transparent electrode”, Appl. Phys. Letts., 99, 021107 (2011) (highlighted by A*STAR research (http://www.research.a-star.edu.sg/research/6453))

 

18. A. K. K. Kyaw, X. W. Sun*, J. L. Zhao, J. X. Wang, D. W. Zhao, X F Wei, X W Liu, H. V. Demir and T. Wu, “Top-illuminated dye-sensitized solar cells with a room-temperature-processed ZnO photoanode on metal substrates and a Pt-coated Ga-doped ZnO counter electrode”, J. Phys. D, 44, 045102 (2011)

 

17. A. K. K. Kyaw, Y. Wang, J. L. Zhao, D. W. Zhao and X. W. Sun*, “The properties of sol–gel processed indium-doped zinc oxide semiconductor film and its application in organic solar cells”, Phys. Status Solidi A, 208, 2635 (2011) (highlighted as inside cover of Nov 2011 issue)

 

16. A. K. K. Kyaw, X. W. Sun*, S. T. Tan, D. W. Zhao, Y. Divayana and H. V. Demir, “Improved inverted organic solar cells with a sol-gel derived indium-doped zinc oxide buffer layer”, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quant., 16, 1700 (2010)

 

15. A. K. K. Kyaw, X. W. Sun*, C. Y. Jiang, “Efficient charge collection with sol-gel derived colloidal ZnO thin film in Photovoltaic Devices”, J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol., 52, 348-355 (2009)

 

14. A. K. K. Kyaw, X. W. Sun*, C. Y. Jiang, G. Q. Lo, D. W. Zhao, and D. L. Kwong, “An inverted organic solar cell employing a sol-gel derived ZnO electron selective layer and thermal evaporating MoO3 hole selective layer”, Appl.  Phys. Lett., 93, 221107 (2008) (Cited 467 Times)

 

13. K. X. Jin, Y. F. Li, Z. L. Wang, H. Y. Peng, W. N. Lin, A. K. K. Kyaw, Y. L. Jin, K. J. Jin, X. W. Sun, C. Soci and Tom Wu*, “Tunable photovoltaic effect and solar cell performance of self-doped perovskite SrTiO3”, AIP Adv., 2, 042131 (2012)

 

12. L. Sun, Sam Zhang*, X. Wang, X. W. Sun, D. Y. Ong and A. K. K. Kyaw, “A novel parallel configuration of dye-sensitized solar cells with double-sided anodic nanotube arrays”, Energy Environ. Sci., 4, 2240 (2011)

 

11. D. W. Zhao, L. Ke, Y. Li, S. T. Tan, A. K. K. Kyaw, H. V. Demir, X. W. Sun*, D. L. Carroll, G. Q. Lo and D. L. Kwong, “Optimization of inverted tandem organic solar cells”, Sol. Energ. Mat. Sol. C., 95, 921 (2011)

 

10. Y. Divayana, S. Liu, A. K. K. Kyaw and X. W. Sun*, “Efficient extraction of singlet-triplet excitons for high-efficient white organic light-emitting diode with a multilayer emission region”, Org. Electron., 12, 1 (2011)

 

9. J. X. Wang, X. W. Sun*, Y. Yang,  A. K. K. Kyaw, X. Y. Huang, J. Z. Yin, J. Wei, H. V. Demir, "Free-standing ZnO-CuO composite nanowire array films and their gas sensing properties," Nanotechnology, 22, 325704 (2011)

 

8. X. W. Sun*, D. W. Zhao, L. Ke, A. K. K. Kyaw, G. Q. Lo and D. L. Kwong, “Inverted tandem organic solar cells with a MoO3/Ag/Al/Ca intermediate layer”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 97, 053303 (2010) 

 

7. Bo Ling, J. L. Zhao, X. W. Sun*, S. T. Tan, A. K. K. Kyaw, Y. Divayana and Z. L. Dong, “Color tunable ligh-emitting diodes based on p+-Si/p-CuAlO2/n-ZnO nanorod array heterojunctions, Appl.  Phys. Lett., 97, 013101 (2010)

 

6. C. Y. Jiang, X. W. Sun*, D. W. Zhao, A. K. K. Kyaw and Y. N. Li, “Low work function metal modified ITO as cathode for inverted polymer solar cells”, Sol. Energ. Mat. Sol. C., 94, 1618 (2010)

 

5. D. W. Zhao, S. T. Tan, L. Ke, P. Liu, A. K. K. Kyaw, X. W. Sun*, G. Q. Lo and D. L. Kwong, “ Optimization of an inverted organic solar cell”, Sol. Energ. Mat. Sol. C., 94, 985 (2010)

 

4. D. W. Zhao, P. Liu, X. W. Sun*, S. T. Tan, L. Ke and A. K. K. Kyaw, “An inverted organic solar cell with an ultrathin Ca electron-transporting layer and MoO3 hole-transporting layer”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 95, 153304 (2009) (Cited 185 times)

 

3. D. W. Zhao, X. W. Sun*, C. Y. Jiang, A. K. K. Kyaw, G. Q. Lo, and D. L. Kwong, “An Efficient Triple-Tandem Polymer Solar Cell”, IEEE Electr. Device L., 30, 490-492 (2009)

 

2. D. W. Zhao, X. W. Sun*, C. Y. Jiang, A. K. K. Kyaw, G. Q. Lo, and D. L. Kwong, “Efficient tandem organic solar cells with an Al/MoO3 intermediate layer”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 083305 (2008) (Cited 151 times)

 

1. C. Y. Jiang, X. W. Sun*, K. W. Tan, G. Q. Lo, A. K. K. Kyaw and D. L. Kwong, “High-bendability flexible dye-sensitized solar cell with a nanoparticles-modified ZnO-nanowire electrode”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 143101 (2008) (Cited 148 times)

Book Chapters

T. A. Yemata, Q. Ye, H. Zhou, A. K. K. Kyaw, W. S. Chin and J. W. Xu, “Conducting polymer-based thermoelectric composites: principles, processing, and applications”, in Hybrid Polymer Composite Materials Applications”, Edited by V. K. Thakur, M. K. Thakur and A. Pappu

 

L. Kaake, D. Moses, C. Luo, A. K. K. Kyaw, L. A. Perez, S. Patel, M. Wang, B. Grimm, Y. Sun, G. C. Bazan, E. J. Kramer and A. J. Heeger* “New Science and New Technology in Semiconducting Polymers” , in “Polymer Photovoltaics: Materials, Physics and Device Engineering”, Edited by Fei Huang, Hin-Lap Yip and Yong Cao, Royal Society of Chemistry.

 

A. K. K. Kyaw, M. F. Yang and X. W. Sun* (2011) “Solar Cell as an Energy Harvesting Device”, a book chapter in “Electrochemical Technologies for Energy Storage and Conversion”, Edited by Lei Zhang, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. DOI: 10.1002/9783527639496.ch11

 

D. W. Zhao, A. K. K. Kyaw and X. W. Sun* (2011) “Organic Solar Cell with Inverted and Tandem Structures”, a book chapter in “Energy Efficiency and Renewable energy through Nanotechnology”, Edited by Ling Zang, Springer London. DOI: 10.1007/978-0-85729-638-2_3

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