Associate Professor Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Dr. Wen is currently an Associate Professor in Dept. Materials Science & Engineering at SUSTech. He earned PhD degree from Ångströmlaboratoriet at Uppsala University, Sweden in 2016 and carried out postdoc work at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in U.S. before joining in SUSTech. His research interests include electrochromic devices, epitaxy growth of semiconductor materials for electric and photonic applications. Dr. Wen has published papers on Nature Materials, Nano Lett., Adv. Funct. Mater., Chem. Mater., and Appl. Phys. Lett., etc., and his research have been highlighted by MIT News, Science Daily and He is also a recipient of several awards, including Torsten Thuréns Prize and StartMIT Award.

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* Oxide thin films for electrochromic, thermochromic and stealth materials and devices

* Selective epitaxy growth of semiconductor materials and device integration


* Fundamentals of Electrochemistry

* Materials Analysis and Characterization

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  1. Siyuan Huang, Renfu Zhang, Peipei Shao, Yiwen Zhang, Rui‐Tao Wen*. Electrochromic Performance Fading and Restoration in Amorphous TiO2 Thin Films, Advanced Optical Materials, 2200903 (2022) 
  2. Eveline Postelnicu, Stephanie Marzen, Ruitao Wen, Danhao Ma, Baoming Wang, Kazumi Wada, Jurgen Michel, Lionel Kimerling, “Engineering Low Dark Current Density for Ge-on-Si Photodiodes,” 2021 IEEE 17th International Conference on Group IV Photonics (GFP),  pp. 1-2,(2021)
  3. Yiding Lin, Danhao Ma, Kwang Hong Lee, Rui-Tao Wen, Govindo Syaranamual, Lionel C. Kimerling, Chuan Seng Tan, and Jurgen Michel, “PIC-integrable, uniformly tensile-strained Ge-on-insulator photodiodes enabled by recessed SiNx stressor,” Photon. Res. 9(7), 1255-1263 (2021)
  4. Guo, Xing, Wei Wang*, and Rui-Tao Wen*. “Enhanced Electrochromic Performance by Anodic Polarization in Nickel Oxide Films” Crystals 11(6), 615 (2021)
  5. Xueying Zhao, Rui-Tao Wen,* Brain Albert, Jurgen Michel*. Trapping Threading Dislocations in Germanium Trenches on Silicon Wafer, Journal of Crystal Growth,543, 125701 (2020)
  6.  Rui-Tao Wen,* Baoming Wang, and Jurgen Michel. Unpredicted Internal Geometric Reconfiguration of An Enclosed Space Formed by Hetero-epitaxy. Nano Letters, 20(1):540-545 (2020)


  7. Rui-Tao Wen,* Sara Malmgren, Claes G. Granqvist, Gunnar A. Niklasson: Degradation Dynamics for Electrochromic WO3 Films under Extended Charge Insertion/Extraction: Unveiling Physicochemical Mechanisms, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9, 12872–12877 (2017)
  8. Rui-Tao Wen,⃰ Miguel A. Arvizu, Michael Morales-Luna, Claes-Göran Granqvist, Gunnar Niklasson, Ion Trapping and De-trapping in Amorphous Tungsten Oxide Thin Films Observed by Real-time Electro-optical Monitoring, Chemistry of Materials, 28, 4670–4676 (2016)
  9. Rui-Tao Wen⃰, Gunnar Niklasson, Claes-Göran Granqvist: Eliminating Electrochromic Degradation in Amorphous TiO2 through Li-Ion Detrapping, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8, 5777–5782 (2016)
  10. Rui-Tao Wen ⃰, Claes-Göran Granqvist, Gunnar Niklasson: Anodic Electrochromic Nickel Oxide Thin Films: Decay of Charge Density upon Extensive Electrochemical Cycling,ChemElectroChem, 3, 266-275 (2016)
  11. Rui-Tao Wen ⃰, Gunnar Niklasson, Claes-Göran Granqvist: Electrochromic Iridium-Containing Nickel Oxide Films with Excellent Electrochemical Cycling Performance, Journal of Electrochemical Society 163, E7-E13 (2016)
  12. Rui-Tao Wen,⃰ Claes-Göran Granqvist, Gunnar Niklasson: Eliminating Degradation and Uncovering Ion-trapping Dynamics in Electrochromic WO3 Thin Films, Nature Materials, 14, 996-1001 (2015)
  13. Rui-Tao Wen ⃰, Gunnar Niklasson, Claes-Göran Granqvist: Sustainable rejuvenation of electrochromic WO3 films, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 7, 28100–28104 (2015)
  14. Miguel A. Arvizu, Rui-Tao Wen,* Daniel Primetzhofer, Jolanta E. Klemberg-Sapieha, Ludvik Martinu, Gunnar A. Niklasson, and Claes G. Granqvist: Galvanostatic Galvanostatic Ion De-Trapping Rejuvenates Oxide Thin Films, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 7, 26387–26390 (2015)
  15. Rui-Tao Wen,⃰ Claes-Göran Granqvist, Gunnar Niklasson: Anodic Electrochromism for Energy-Efficient Windows: Cation/Anion-Based Surface Processes and Effects of Crystal Facets in Nickel Oxide Thin Films, Advanced Functional Materials, 25, 3359–3370 (2015)
  16. Rui-Tao Wen⃰, Gunnar Niklasson, Claes-Göran Granqvist: Strongly Improved Electrochemical Cycling Durability by Adding Iridium to Electrochromic Nickel Oxide Films, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 7, 9319–9322 (2015)
  17. Rui-Tao Wen*, Miguel A. Arvizu, Gunnar A. Niklasson, and Claes G. Granqvist: Electrochromics for Energy Efficient Buildings: Towards Long-Term Durability and Materials Rejuvenation,Surface and Coatings Technology, 278, 121–125 (2015)
  18. Rui-Tao Wen,⃰ Claes-Göran Granqvist, Gunnar Niklasson: Cyclic Voltammetry on Sputter-Deposited Films of Electrochromic Ni Oxide: Power-law Decay of the Charge Density Exchange,Applied Physics Letters, 105, 163502 (2014)
  19. Rui-Tao Wen ⃰, Gunnar Niklasson, Claes-Göran Granqvist: Electrochromic Nickel Oxide Films and Their Compatibility with Potassium Hydroxide and Li-PC: Optical, Electrochemical and Stress-related Properties, Thin Solid Films, 565, 128-135 (2014)
  20. Rui-Tao Wen,⃰ Gunnar Niklasson, Claes-Göran Granqvist: Electrochromic Iridium Oxide Films: Compatibility with Propionic Acid, Potassium Hydroxide, and Lithium Perchlorate in Propylene Carbonate, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 120, 151-156 (2014)

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