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Hongtao Cao

Prof. Dr. Hongtao Cao

• Ph.D., Materials Processing Engineering, Institute of Metal Research (Shenyang, China), Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2001-2004
• B.S. and M.S., Ferrous Metallurgy, Northeastern University, 1994-2001

• Professor, Chinese Academy of Science, Institute of Material Technology & Engineering, Ningbo, China, 03/2007-present
• Post-doctoral fellow, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden, 2004-2007
Research Interests
• Thin films and low dimensional nano-structured materials of transitional metal oxide semiconductors & dielectrics, hetero-structure or homo-structure, transparent electronic, and optoelectronic devices
• Energy saving or converting-related Materials and Devices

• L. Y. Liang, Z. M. Liu, H. T. Cao, et al., “Microstructural, Optical, and Electrical Properties of SnO Thin Films Prepared on Quartz via a Two-Step Method”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2, 1060(2010).
• H. Z. Zhang, L. Y. Liang, H. T. Cao, et al., “High-performance transparent thin-film transistor based on Y2O3/In2O3 with low interface traps”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 97,122108(2010).
• Y. Q. Fang, X. L. Sun, H. T. Cao, ” Influence of PEG additive and annealing temperature on structural and electrochromic properties of sol-gel derived WO3 films”, J. Sol-gel Sci. Technol., 59, 145(2011).
• L. Y. Liang, H. T. Cao, et al., “Ambipolar inverters using SnO thin-film transistors with balanced electron and hole mobilities”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 100, 263502(2012).
• J. H. Gao, C. J. Tu, H. T. Cao, et al., “Silver Nanoparticles with an Armor Layer Embedded in the Alumina Matrix To Form Nanocermet Thin Films with Sound Thermal Stability”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 6, 11550(2014).
• F. L. Deng, H. T. Cao, et al., “Determination of the basic optical parameters of ZnSnN2”, Opt. Lett., 40, 1282(2015).
• H. Luo, L. Y. Liang, H. T. Cao, et al., “Control of ambipolar transport in SnO thin-film transistors by back-channel surface passivation for high performance complementary-like inverters”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 7, 17023 (2015).
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