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Yimeng Ma

 Yimeng Ma

Postdoctoral Chemist
Institute Solar Fuels

Tel (030) 8062 - 42080 Fax (030) 8062 - 42434 mail


2011-2015: PhD in Chemistry, Imperial College London, Supervisor: Prof James Durrant

Thesis title: Dynamics of Charge Carriers in Bismuth Vanadate Photoanodes for Water Splitting Using Solar Energy

2009-2010: MSc in Nanotechnology, Department of EEE, University College London

2005-2009: BSc in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Lanzhou University

Research skills:

Transient absorption spectroscopy, semiconductor photo-electrochemistry, electrocatalysis, transient optoelectronic characterisations, organic / hybrid / dye-sensitised photovoltaic, solar water splitting, CO2 reduction, OLED, OFET


4. Y. Ma, A. Kafizas, SR Pendlebury, F. Le Formal, JR Durrant. Photoinduced Absorption Spectroscopy of CoPi on BiVO4: The Function of CoPi during Water Oxidation. Advanced Functional Materials, DOI: 10.1002 / adfm.201600711.

3. Y. Ma, F. Le Formal, A. Kafizas, SR Pendlebury, JR Durrant. Efficient Suppression of Back Electron / Hole Recombination in Cobalt Phosphate Surface-Modified undoped Bismuth Vanadate Photoanodes. Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 2015.3, 20649 -20.657.

2. Y. Ma, SR Pendlebury, A. Reynal, F. Le Formal, JR Durrant. Dynamics of Photogenerated Holes in Undoped BiVO4 Photoanodes for Solar Water Oxidation. Chemical Science, 2014, 5, 2964-2973.

1. B. Lei, Y. Ma, J. Li, H. Liu, X. Yao, G. Paola. Prediction of the adsorption capability onto activated carbon of a large data set of chemicals by local lazy regression method. Atmospheric Environment, 2010 44, 2954th