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Yong-Hang Zhang

School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering

Arizona State University , Tempe, A Z 85287-5706

Phone:  480-965-2562, Email: yhzhang@asu.edu

MBE group web: http://asumbe.eas.asu.edu

 

 

 

 

Research and Professional Experience:

2012-present: Fulton Entrepreneurial Professor, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, ASU

2005-present: Founding Director, Center for Photonics Innovation, ASU

2000-present: Affiliated Professors in Physics, Materials Engineering, and Bioengineering, ASU

1996-present: Associate (96-00) and Professor (00-pesent), School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, ASU

1995-1996: Research Staff Member, Hughes Research Laboratories

1993-1995: Postdoctoral Research Staff Member, Hughes Research Laboratories

1991-1993: Assistant Research Engineer, NSF QUEST Center, University of California at Santa Barbara                 

 

Publications: [http://asumbe.eas.asu.edu/]

      Prof. Zhang has edited 3 conference proceedings and published 3 book chapters, and is the author or a co-author of 242 publications in peer reviewed journals and proceedings, 63 invited talks, 251 contributed conference presentations, 9 issued US patents and 9 provisional patent applications.

 

Five publications most closely related to proposed project

1. M. J. DiNezza, X.-H. Zhao, S. Liu, Y.-H. Zhang, Growth, steady-state, and time-resolved photoluminescence study of CdTe/MgCdTe double heterostructures on InSb substrates using molecular beam epitaxy, Appl. Phys. Lett.  103, 193901 (2013).

2.  J.-J. Li and Y.-H. Zhang, Elimination of Artifacts in External Quantum Efficiency Measurements for Multijunction Solar Cells Using a Pulsed Light Bias, IEEE J. of Photovoltaics 3, 364-369 (2013). (6 pages). (Finalist for the Best Paper Award of the 38th IEEE Photovoltaics Specialist Conference).

3. S. H. Lim, J.-J. Li, E. H. Steenbergen, Y.-H. Zhang, Luminescence coupling effects on multi-junction solar cell external quantum efficiency measurement, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 21, 344–350(2013).

4.  D. Ding, S. R. Johnson, S.-Q. Yu, S.-N. Wu, and Y.-H. Zhang, A Semi-Analytical Model for Semiconductor Solar Cells, J. Appl. Phys. 110, 123104-21 (2011).

5.  S.-N. Wu, D. Ding, S. R. Johnson, S.-Q. Yu, and Y.-H. Zhang, Four-junction solar cells using monolithically integrated II-VI and III-V semiconductors, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications 18 , 328–333 (2010) .

Five other publications

  1. A. P. Kirk, M. J. DiNezza, S. Liu, X.-H. Zhao, Y.-H. Zhang, CdTe vs. GaAs Solar Cells – A Modeling Case Study with Preliminary Experimental Results, Proceedings of the 39th IEEE PVSC, 2013.
  2. W. Yang, J. Becker, Y.-S. Kuo, J.-J. Li, S. Liu, B. Landini, K. Campman, and Y.-H. Zhang, Ultra-Thin GaAs Single-Junction Solar Cells Integrated with an AlInP Layer for Reflective Back Scattering, Proceedings of the 39th IEEE PVSC, 2013.
  3. J.-J. Li, S. H. Lim, C. R. Allan, and Y.-H. Zhang, Combined effects of shunt and luminescence coupling on external quantum efficiency measurements of multi-junction solar cells, 37th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), June 2011. (Best poster award)
  4. W. Yang, C. Allen, J.-J. Li, H. Cotal, C. Fetzer, S. Liu, D. Ding, S. Farrell, Z. He, H. Li, H. Dettlaff, N. Karam, and Y.-H. Zhang, Ultra-Thin GaAs Single-Junction Solar Cells Integrated with Lattice-Matched ZnSe as a Reflective Back Scattering Layer, Proceedings of the 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), p. 000978 - 000981, 2012. (Nominated for best poster award)
  5. J.-B. Wang, S. R. Johnson, D. Ding, S.-Q. Yu, and Y.-H. Zhang, Influence of photon recycling on cooling efficiency and cooling power in semiconductor luminescence refrigeration, J. Appl. Phys. 100, 043502 (2006).    

Synergistic activities:

Prof. Zhang is an OSA fellow and either the PI or a Co-PI of 3 MURI programs funded by AFOSR and ARO in the past 7 years. He is thegeneral chair for the 18th International MBE Conference, 2014; Organization committee member of the 17th International Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy, 2012; the Program Committee Co-Chair of The International Symposium on Compound Semiconductors, 2006; an Advisory Committee Member of the International North America Molecular Beam Epitaxy Conference, 2000-present.

Graduate students advised in the last five years (including current students):

      MS students: M. Boonzaay, J. Chen, D. Movrin, W. Dettlaff, A. Mohammed, X.-B. Zhang, A. Srikanth, R. Turpin, D. Vigneri            

PhD Students: C. Campbell, J. Becker, Y. Cao, M. DiNezza, D. Ding, J. Fan, T. Graf, B. Green, Z.-Y. He, A. Jiang, X. Jin,Y.- U. Koelle, S. Kuo, J.-J. Li, Z.-Y. Lin, S. Liu, C. Navarro, C.-M. Ryu, N. Samal, R. Scott, X.-M. Shen, S. Sparks, E. Steenbergen, C.-G. Xie, S.-Q. Yu, J. Wang, C. Wheeler, S.-N. Wu, X.-H. Zhao, Y. Zhao

Postdoctoral scholars and visitors sponsored in past 5 years: 

      C. Allen, O. Cellek, V. D’Costa, D. Ding, J. Fan, S. Farrell, H.S. Kim, A. Kirk, H. Li, J.-J. Li, S.H. Lim, X. Lu, K. O’Brien, S. Wang, S.-N. Wu, S. Sweeney, W. Yang, Q. Zhang

Total number of grad. students advised : 38 ; total postdoctoral scholars sponsored: 34.

 

 

Education

Education and Training:

University of California at Santa Barbara

Electrical Engineering

Postdoc

1993

Max-Planck Institute for Solid States and University of Stuttgart

Solid State Physics

Dr. rer. nat.

1991

Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Device Physics

M.Sc.

1987

Nanjing Normal University

Physics

B.S.

1982

Research Interests

Semiconductor optoelectronic devices and materials,  including semiconductor lasers, photodetectors, solar cells,  and their integration for various applications.  Molecular beam epitaxy growth of semiconductor quaantum structures.

Research Activity
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 101-EEEThe ASU Experience
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
MSE 792Research
MSE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 795Continuing Registration
MSE 799Dissertation
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
MSE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
PHY 792Research
EEE 792Research
MSE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
PHY 799Dissertation
EEE 799Dissertation
MSE 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
MSE 792Research
MSE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 795Continuing Registration
MSE 799Dissertation
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
MSE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 598Special Topics
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 680Practicum
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
PHY 792Research
EEE 792Research
MSE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
PHY 799Dissertation
EEE 799Dissertation
MSE 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 680Practicum
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
MSE 792Research
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 680Practicum
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
MSE 792Research
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 680Practicum
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
PHY 792Research
EEE 792Research
MSE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
PHY 799Dissertation
EEE 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 680Practicum
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
MSE 792Research
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 680Practicum
EEE 684Internship
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
MSE 792Research
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 680Practicum
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
PHY 792Research
MSE 792Research
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
PHY 799Dissertation
EEE 799Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 537Semiconductor Optoelectronics
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 680Practicum
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
PHY 792Research
EEE 792Research
MSE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 680Practicum
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
MSE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 598Special Topics
EEE 599Thesis
PHY 792Research
MSE 792Research
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
PHY 799Dissertation
EEE 799Dissertation