- Asterisk (*) denotes corresponding authorship.

47. "The effect of bias stress on the performance of amorphous InAlZnO-based thin film transistors"

       Mingyuan Liu, Fei Qin, Molly Rothschild, Yuxuan Zhang, Dong Hun Lee, Kwangsoo No, Han Wook Song,

       Sunghwan Lee* (2021) (submitted)

46. "High performance oxide-based p-n heterojunctions integrating p-SnOx and n-InGaZnO"

       D.H. Lee, H. Park, M. Clevenger, H. Kim, C.S. Kim, M. Liu, G. Kim, H.W. Song, K. No, S.Y. Kim, D-K. Ko,

       A. Lucietto, H. Park, and S. Lee* (2021) (submitted)

45. "Layer-resolved separation of single-crystalline epitaxial layers in III-V heterostructure using a strain-controlled spalling technique"

       H. Park, H. Won, C. Lim, H. Kim, W. Han, S. Bae, C. Lee, Y. Noh, J. Lee, Y. Zhang, S. Jung, M. Choi,

       S. Lee, and H. Park (2021) (submitted)

44. "Mid-Wavelength Infrared p-n Heterojunction Diodes Based on Intraband Colloidal Quantum Dots"

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 13, 41, 49043–49049 (2021) (DOI:

        Shihab Bin Hafiz, Mohammad M. Al Mahfuz, Sungwhan Lee, Dong-Kyun Ko

43. "Binder-Free Printed PEDOT Wearable Sensors on Everyday Fabrics Using Oxidative Chemical Vapor Deposition" Science Advances, 7, 42, eabj8958 (2021) (DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abj8958)

        Michael Clevenger#, Hyeonghun Kim#, Han Wook Song, Kwangsoo No, Sunghwan Lee*

# contributed equally to this work

42. “Effects of thermally-induced phase transition on the negative thermo-optic properties of atomic layer deposited TiO2 films”

        Honghwi Park, Jaedong Jung, Mingyuan Liu, Heungsup Won, Muhan Choi, Sunghwan Lee*, and Hongsik Park* (2021) (submitted)

41. "Carrier density-tunable work function buffer at the channel/metallization interface for amorphous oxide thin film transistors" ACS Applied Electronic Materials, 3 (6), 2703–2711 (2021)  (DOI: 10.1021/acsaelm.1c00284)

        Mingyuan Liu#, Hyeonghun Kim#, Xingyu Wanga, Han Wook Song, Kwangsoo No, Sunghwan Lee*

# contributed equally to this work

40. "Origin of an unintended increase in carrier density of ternary cation-based amorphous oxide semiconductors" Applied Surface Science,  556, 149676 (2021) (DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2021.149676)

        Mingyuan Liu, Xingyu Wang, Han Wook Song, Michael Clevenger, Dong-Kyun Ko, Kwangsoo No, and Sunghwan Lee*

39.  "High temperature (up to 1200 °C) thermal-mechanical stability of Si and Ni doped CrN framework coatingsJournal of Materials Research and Technology, 14, 2406-2419 (2021) (DOI:

       E. Mohammadpour, WYH Liew, N Radevski, S Lee, N. Mondinos, M. Altarawneh, M. Minakshi, A. Amri, M. Rowles, H. Lim, and Z-T. Jiang*

38. "Influence of Amorphous-to-Crystalline Transformation on the Negative Thermo-Optic Properties of TiO2 Films" ECS Transactions 102 (2), 151 (2021) (DOI: 10.1149/10202.0151ecst)

       Honghwi Park, Jaedong Jung, Mingyuan Liu, Sunghwan Lee*, and Hongsik Park*

37.  “The Role of Third Cation Doping on Phase Stability, Carrier Transport and Carrier Suppression in Amorphous Oxide Semiconductors” Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 8, 13798-13810 (2020) (DOI: 10.1039/D0TC02655G)

       Austin Reed, Chandon Stone, Kwangdong Roh, Han Wook Song, Xingyu Wang, Mingyuan Liu, Dong-Kyun Ko, Kwangsoo No, Sunghwan Lee*

36. Grant Drewelow, Han Wook Song, Zhong-Tao Jiang, Sunghwan Lee*, “Factors Controlling Conductivity of PEDOT Deposited Using Oxidative Chemical Vapor Deposition” Applied Surface Science, 501, 144105 (2020) (Times Cited: 6) (DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2019.144105)

35. Shihab Bin Hafiz, Mohammad M Al Mahfuz, Michael R Scimeca, Sunghwan Lee, Soong Ju Oh, Ayaskanta Sahu, Dong-Kyun Ko*, “Ligand engineering of mid-infrared Ag2Se colloidal quantum dots”, Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 124, 114223 (2020) (DOI: 10.1016/j.physe.2020.114223)

34. Sunghwan Lee*, Han Wook Song, Jae Yong Cho, Nik Radevski, Linh Nguyen Thi Truc, Tae Hyun Sung, Zhong-Tao Jiang, Kwangsoo No “Mobility of Air-Stable p-type Polythiophene Field-Effect Transistors Fabricated Using Oxidative Chemical Vapor Deposition”  Journal of Electronic Materials, 46 (6), 3465-3471 (2020) (DOI: 10.1007/s11664-020-07967-5)

33. Linh Nguyen Thi Truc*, Chien Tran Minh, Seungbum Hong, Kwangsoo No and Sunghwan Lee*, “Phytoremediation of heavy metal contaminated wastewater by Acrostichum aureum L. plants grown in activated carbon” International Journal of Phytoremediation, (2020) (In press) (DOI: 10.1080/15226514.2020.1813074)

32. C. Oh, S. Kim, H. Kim, G. Park, J. Kim, J. Ryu, P. Li, S. Lee, K. No, S. Hong*, "Effects of membrane thickness on the performance of ionic polymer-metal composite actuators" RSC Advances, 9 (26), 14621–14626 (2019) (Times Cited: 7) (DOI: 10.1039/C9RA01751H)

31. Grant Drewelow, Austin S. Reed, Chandon Stone, Kwangdong Roh, Z-T. Ziang, H. Park, Sunghwan Lee*, “Work function investigations of Al-doped ZnO for band-alignment in electronic and optoelectronic” Applied Surface Science, 484, 990-998 (2019) (Times Cited: 6) (DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2019.04.079)

30. S. Patel, E. Mohammadpour, N. Mondinos, X. Zhao, J-P. Veder, Z-F. Zhou, T. S. Y. Moh, W. Liew, S. Lee and Z-T. Jiang, "High temperature in-situ phase stability of sputtered TiAlxN coatings" Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 786, 507-514 (2019) (Times Cited: 1) (DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2019.01.379)

29.  Xiaoxue Wang, Xu Zhang, Lei Sun, Dongwook Lee, Sunghwan Lee, Yang Shao-Horn, Mircea Dincă, Tomas Palacios, Karen K. Gleason*, "High Electrical Conductivity and Carrier Mobility of oCVD PEDOT Thin Films by Engineered Crystallization and Morphology" Science Advances, 4 (9) (2018) (Times Cited: 54) (DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aat5780)

28.  Sang Bok Kim, Ashwin Jayaraman, Danny Chua, Luke M. Davis, Shao-Liang Zheng, Xizhu Zhao, Sunghwan Lee, and Roy G. Gordon*, “Obtaining a Low and Wide Atomic Layer Deposition Window (150-275 °C) for In2O3 Films using an InIII amidinate and H2O” Chemistry-A European Journal, 24 (38), 9525-9529 (2018) (Times Cited: 9) (DOI: 10.1002/chem.201802317)

27.  Sunghwan Lee*, David C. Borrelli, Won Jun Jo, Austin S. Reed and Karen K. Gleason*, "Nanostructured unsubstituted polythiophene films deposited using oxidative chemical vapor deposition: hopping conduction and thermal stability" Advanced Materials Interfaces, 5, 1701513 (2018) (Times Cited: 10) (DOI: 10.1002/admi.201701513)
    *selected as a Frontispiece of Advanced Materials Interfaces

26.  Sunghwan Lee*, Yang Song, Hongsik Park, Alexander Zaslavsky and David C. Paine, "Channel scaling and field-effect mobility extraction in amorphous InZnO thin film transistors" Solid-State Electronics, 135, 94-99 (2017) (Times Cited: 11) (DOI: 10.1016/j.sse.2017.06.033)

25.  Sunghwan Lee* and Xiaofei Guan, Cerium silicate-based thin film apatites: high conductivity and solid oxide fuel cell application" MRS Communications, 7, 199-205 (2017) (Times Cited: 6) (DOI:10.1557/mrc.2017.24)

24.  Hongjun Kim, Sunghwan Lee*, Suran Kim, Chungik Oh, Jeongjae Ryu, Jaegyu Kim, Eugene Park, Seungbum Hong and Kwangsoo No*, “Enhanced ethanol-crossover by the incorporation of phosphotungstic acid in Nafion membrane for direct ethanol fuel cells” Journal of Materials Science, 52, 2400-2412 (2017) (Times Cited: 9) (DOI: 10.1007/s10853-016-0534-z)

23.  Austin S. Reed, David C. Paine and Sunghwan Lee*, “Effect of O2 fraction in the sputter gas on the electrical properties of amorphous In-Zn-O and the thin film transistor performance” Journal of Electronic Materials, 45, 6310-6316 (2016) (Times Cited: 1) (DOI 10.1007/s11664-016-5008-1)

22. Sunghwan Lee, David C. Borrelli, and Karen K. Gleason*, “Air-stable polythiophene-based thin film transistors processed using oxidative chemical vapor deposition: carrier transport and channel/metallization contact interface” Organic Electronics, 33, 253-262 (2016) (Times Cited: 14) (DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2016.03.034)

21.  Sunghwan Lee*, Xiaofei Guan, and Shriram Ramanathan, “Synthesis of thin film oxy-apatites and solid state fuel cells” Journal of the Electrochemical Society 163, 7 (2016) (Times Cited: 2) (DOI: 10.1149/2.1361607jes)

20.  Sunghwan Lee* and David C. Paine, “Scaling Behavior of Amorphous In-Zn-O Thin Film Transistors with High Mobility over 35 cm2/Vsec” ECS Transactions, 72(5), 59-65 (2016) (Times Cited: 3) (DOI: 10.1149/07205.0059ecst)

19.  Sunghwan Lee and Karen K. Gleason*, “Enhanced optical property with tunable band gap of cross-linked amorphous PEDOT copolymers via oxidative chemical vapor deposition” Advanced Functional Materials, 25, 85-93 (2015) (Times Cited: 40) (DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201402924)

18.  Nan Chen, Peter Kovacik, Rachel Howden, Xiaxue Wang, Sunghwan Lee, and Karen K. Gleason*, “Low-substrate-temperature Encapsulation for Flexible Electrodes and Organic Photovoltaics” Advanced Energy Materials, 5, 1401442 (2015) (Times Cited: 17) (DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201401442)
*selected as a Frontispiece of Advanced Energy Materials

17.  Sunghwan Lee, David C. Paine, and Karen K. Gleason*, “Heavily doped poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) thin films with high carrier mobility deposited using oxidative CVD: conductivity stability and carrier transport” Advanced Functional Materials, 24, 7187–7196 (2014)  (Times Cited: 41) (DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201401282)

16.  Sunghwan Lee†, David C. Borrelli†, and Karen K. Gleason*, “Optoelectronic properties of polythiophene thin films and organic TFTs fabricated by oxidative chemical vapor deposition” Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2, 7223-7231 (2014) (Times Cited: 31) (DOI: 10.1039/c4tc00881b)
[†] equal contribution

15.  Sunghwan Lee*, and David C. Paine, “Metallization selection and the performance of amorphous In-Zn-O thin film transistors” Applied Physics Letters, 104, 252103 (2014) (Times Cited: 5) (DOI: 10.1063/1.4885118)

14.  Anna Maria Coclite, Rachel M. Howden, David Borrelli, Christy D. Petruczok, Rong Yang, Jose Luis Yagüe, Asli Ugur, Nan Chen, Sunghwan Lee, Won Jun Jo, Andong Liu, Xiaoxue Wang, and Karen K Gleason*, “CVD Polymers: A new paradigm for surface modification and device fabrication” Advanced Materials, 25, 5392 (2013)  (Times Cited: 164) (DOI: 10.1002/adma.201301878)

13.  S. Cosentino, S. Mirabella, Pei Liu, Son T. Le, M. Miritello, S. Lee, I. Crupi, G. Nicotra, C. Spinella, D. Paine, A. Terrasi, A. Zaslavsky, D. Pacifici*, “Role of Ge nanoclusters in the performance of photodetectors compatible with Si technology” Thin Solid Films, 548, 551 (2013)  (Times Cited: 12) (DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2013.09.028)

12.  Sunghwan Lee and David C. Paine*, “Identification of the native defect doping mechanism in amorphous indium zinc oxide thin films studied using ultra high pressure oxidation” Applied Physics Letters, 102, 052101 (2013)  (Times Cited: 42) (DOI: 10.1063/1.4790187)

11.  Jonghun Lee, Sunghwan Lee, Guanglai Li, Melissa Petruska, David C. Paine and Shouheng Sun*, “A Facile Solution-Phase Approach to Transparent and Conducting ITO Nanocrystal Assemblies” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134, 13410 (2012)  (Times Cited: 105) (DOI: 10.1021/ja3044807)
*selected as Spotlights on recent JACS publications, Aug. 15, 2012
*highlighted in Brown news ( and SolidStateTechnology (, Aug. 7, 2012


10.  Sunghwan Lee, Keunhan Park and David C. Paine*, “Metallization Strategies for In2O3-based amorphous oxide semiconductor materials” Journal of Materials Research, 27, 2299 (2012) (Times Cited: 15) (DOI: 10.1557/jmr.2012.141)

9.  Sunghwan Lee*, Seung–Hyun Kim, Youngha Kim, Angus I. Kingon, David C. Paine and Kwangsoo No,  “Structural and electrical properties of transparent conducting Al2O3-doped ZnO thin films using off-axis DC magnetron sputtering” Materials Letters, 85, 88 (2012) (Times Cited: 20) (DOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2012.06.094)

8.  Pei Liu, S. Cosentino, Son T. Le, S. Lee, D. Paine, A. Zaslavsky, D. Pacifici*, S. Mirabella, M. Miritello, I. Crupi, A. Terrasi, “Transient photoresponse and incident power dependence of high-efficiency germanium quantum dot photodetectors” Journal of Applied Physics, 112, 083103 (2012) (Times Cited: 42) (DOI: 10.1063/1.4759252)

7.  Sunghwan Lee, Hongsik Park and David C. Paine*, “The effect of metallization contact resistance on the measurement of the field effect mobility of amorphous IZO thin film transistors” Thin Solid Films, 520, 3769 (2012)  (Times Cited: 21) (DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2011.11.067)

6.  Sunghwan Lee and David C. Paine*, “On the effect of Ti on the stability of amorphous indium zinc oxide used in thin film transistor applications” Applied Physics Letters, 98, 262108 (2011)  (Times Cited: 23) (DOI: 10.1063/1.3605589)

5.  Sunghwan Lee, Brian Bierig, David C. Paine*, “Amorphous structure and electrical performance of low-temperature annealed amorphous IZO transparent TFT’s” Thin Solid Films, 520, 3764 (2012) (online available as of  30 June, 2011)  (Times Cited: 33) (DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2011.06.082)

4.  S. Cosentino, P. Liu, Son Le, S. Lee, D. Paine, A. Zaslavsky, D. Pacifici*, S. Mirabella, M. Miritello, I. Crupi, A. Terrasi, “High-efficiency CMOS-compatible photodetectors based on Ge quantum dots” Applied Physics Letters, 98, 221107 (2011)  (Times Cited: 58) (DOI: 10.1063/1.3597360)

3.  Sunghwan Lee, Hongsik Park, David C. Paine*, “A study of the specific contact resistance and channel resistivity of amorphous IZO thin film transistors with IZO source-drain metallization”  Journal of Applied Physics, 109, 063702 (2011)  (Times Cited: 63) (DOI: 10.1063/1.3549810)

2.  Jongin Hong*, Hanjong Paik, Hosung Hwang, Sunghwan Lee, Andrew J. deMello, Kwangsoo No, “The effect of growth temperature on physical properties of heavily doped ZnO:Al films”  Physica Status Solidii A, 206, 697 (2009)  (Times Cited: 31) (DOI: 10.1002/pssa.200824291)

1.   David C. Paine*, Burag Yaglioglu, Zach Beily, and Sunghwan Lee, “Amorphous IZO-based Transparent Thin Film Transistors” Thin Solid Films, 516, 5894 (2008)  (Times Cited: 236) (DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2007.10.081)