Research Articles


  1. Jeongkyun Roh, Young-Shin Park, Jaehoon Lim, and Victor Klimov*, "Optically Pumped Colloidal-Quantum-Dot Lasing in LED-Like Devices with an Integrated Optical Cavity", Nature Communications, 2020, 11:271, 1-10.

  2. Hyeonjoon Lee, Da-Eun Yoon, Sungjun Koh, Moon Sung Kang, Jaehoon Lim*, and Doh. C. Lee*, "Ligands as Universal Molecular Toolkit in Synthesis and Assembly of Semiconductor Nanocrystals", Chemical Science, 2020, 11, 9, 2318-2329.

  3. Myeongjin Park, Jiyun Song, Myungchan An, Jaehoon Lim, Changhee Lee, Jeongkyun Roh,  Donggu Lee*, "Colloidal quantum dot light-emitting diodes employing solution-processable tin dioxide nanoparticles in an electron transport layer", RSC Advances, 2020, 14, 10, 8261-8265.

  4. Myeongjin Park, Jiyun Song, Heeyoung Jung, Myungchan An, Jaehoon Lim, Changhee Lee, Jeongkyun Roh, Donggu Lee*, "Improving Performance of Inverted Blue Quantum‐Dot Light‐Emitting Diodes by Adopting Organic/Inorganic Double Electron Transport Layers", Physica status solidi (RRL)–Rapid Research Letters, 2020, 14, 5, 1900737.

  5. Myeongjin Park, Jeongkyun Roh, Jaehoon Lim, Hyunkoo Lee, Donggu Lee*, "Double Metal Oxide Electron Transport Layers for Colloidal Quantum Dot Light-Emitting Diodes ", Nanomaterials, 2020, 10(4), 726.

  6. Gi‐Hwan Kim Kyeongchan Noh Jisu Han Minsu Kim Nuri Oh Woongkyu Lee Hyon Bin Na Chansun Shin Tae‐Sik Yoon Jaehoon Lim*, Seong‐Yong Cho*, "Enhanced Brightness and Device Lifetime of Quantum Dot Light‐Emitting Diodes by Atomic Layer Deposition", Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2020, 7, 12, 2000343.

  7. Jeehye Yang, Donghyo Hahm, Kyunghwan Kim, Seunghyun Rhee, Myeongjae Lee, Seunghan Kim, Jun Hyuk Chang, Hye Won Park, Jaehoon Lim, Minkyoung Lee, Hyeokjun Kim, Joohee Bang, Hyungju Ahn, Jeong Ho Cho, Jeonghun Kwak, BongSoo Kim, Changhee Lee, Wan Ki Bae*, Moon Sung Kang* , "High-resolution patterning of colloidal quantum dots via non-destructive, light-driven ligand crosslinking", Nature communications, 2020, 11, 2874.

  8. Hyeong Jin Yun, Jaehoon Lim, Jeongkyun Roh, Darren Chi Jin Neo, Matt Law, Victor I Klimov, "Solution-processable integrated CMOS circuits based on colloidal CuInSe2 quantum dots", Nature Communications, 2020, 11, 1, 1-10.

  9. Chan-Sol Jo, Kyeongchan Noh, Sung Hoon Noh, Hyobin Yoo, Younghoon Kim, Jaeyoung Jang, Hyun Ho Lee, Young-Jin Jung, Jeong-Hwan Lee, Jisu Han, Jaehoon Lim, Seong-Yong Cho*, "Solution-Processed Fabrication of Light-Emitting Diodes Using CsPbBr3 Perovskite Nanocrystals", ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2020, 11, 1, 1-10.

  10. Seunghyun Rhee, Jun Hyuk Chang, Donghyo Hahm, Byeong Guk Jeong, Jaeyoul Kim, Hyunkoo Lee, Jaehoon Lim, Euyheon Hwang, Jeonghun Kwak, Wan Ki Bae*, "Tailoring the Electronic Landscape of Quantum Dot Light-Emitting Diodes for High Brightness and Stable Operation", ACS Nano, 2020, 11, 2874.


  1. S. Rhee, J. H. Chang, D. Hahm, K. Kim, B. G. Jeong, K. J. Lee, J. Lim, K. Char, C. Lee, W. K. Bae*, "A “Positive Incentive” Approach to Enhance Operational Stability of Quantum Dot based Light-Emitting Diode", ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2019, 11, 43, 40252-40259.

  2. R. Singh, W. Liu, J. Lim, I. Robel, V. I. Klimov*, "Hot-electron Dynamics in Quantum Dots Manipulated by Spin-exchange Auger Interactions", Nature Nanotechnology, 2019, 14, 1035-1041.

  3. D. Lee, S. Koh, D.-E. Yoon, S. Lee, W. D. Kim, D. Kim, W. K. Bae, J. Lim, D. C. Lee*, "Synthesis of InP Nanocrystals Using Triphenyl Phosphite as Phosphorus Source", Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2019, 36, 9, 1518-1526.

  4. Sooho Lee, Da-Eun Yoon, Dahin Kim, Byeong Guk Jeong, Dongkyu Lee, Jaehoon Lim, Wan Ki Bae, Hyung-Kyu Lim, Doh C Lee*, "Direct cation exchange of CdSe nanocrystals into ZnSe enabled by controlled binding between guest cations and organic ligands", Nanoscale, 2019, 11, 15072-15082.

  5. Kyeongchan Noh, Minsu Kim, Sang-Hyun Lee, Hwang-Sik Yun, Tae-Hyeon Lim, Yeongho Choi, Ki-Ju Kim, Yiran Jiang, Keonwon Beom, Minju Kim, Young-Gwang Kim, Pilwoo Lee, Nuri Oh, Bong Hoon Kim, Chansun Shin, Hyun Ho Lee, Tae-Sik Yoon, Moonsub Shim, Jaehoon Lim, Ki-Bum Kim, Seong-Yong Cho*, "Effect of ethanolamine passivation of ZnO nanoparticles in quantum dot light emitting diode structure", Current Applied Physics, 2019, 19, 9, 998-1005.

  6. Donghyo Hahm, Donghyun Ko, Byeong Guk Jeong, Sohee Jeong, Jaehoon Lim*, Wan Ki Bae*, Changhee Lee & Kookheon Char*, "Environmentally benign nanocrystals: challenges and future directions", Journal of Information Technology, 2019, 20:2, 61-72.

  7. Whi Dong Kim, Dahin Kim, Da-Eun Yoon, Hyeonjun Lee, Jaehoon Lim*, Wan Ki Bae*, Doh C. Lee*, "Pushing the Efficiency Envelope for Semiconductor Nanocrystal-Based Electroluminescence Devices Using Anisotropic Nanocrystals", Chemisry of Materials, 2019, 31, 9, 3066-3082.

  8. Donghyo Hahm, Jun Hyuk Chang, Byeong Guk Jeong , Philip Park, Jaeyoul Kim, Seongjae Lee, Jongha Choi, Whi Dong Kim, Seunghyun Rhee, Jaehoon Lim, Doh C. Lee, Changhee Lee, Kookheon Char*, and Wan Ki Bae*, "Design Principle for Bright, Robust, and Color-Pure InP/ZnSexS1–x/ZnS Heterostructures", Chemistry of Materials, 2019, 31, 9, 3476-3484.

  9. Young-Shin Park, Jaehoon Lim, Victor I. Klimov, "Asymmetrically strained quantum dots with non-fluctuating single-dot emission spectra and subthermal room-temperature linewidths" Nature Materials, 2019, ASAP. [LINK]

  10. Wan Ki Bae, Jaehoon Lim*, "Nanostructured colloidal quantum dots for efficient electroluminescence devices", Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2019, 36(2), 173-185. [LINK]


  1. Hyeong Jin Yun, Jaehoon Lim, Addis S. Fuhr, Nikolay S. Makarov, Sam Keene, Matt Law, Jeffrey M. Pietryga, Victor I. Klimov, "Charge-Transport Mechanisms in CuInSexS2–x Quantum-Dot Films", ACS Nano, 2018, 12 (12), 12587-12596.

  2. Hyunho Lee, Jaehoon Lim,  Jiyun Song, Hyeonjun Heo, Kunsik An, Jaehoon Kim, Seonghoon Lee, Kookheon Char, Hyung-Jun Song, Changhee Lee, "CdSe tetrapod interfacial layer for improving electron extraction in planar hetero-junction perovskite solar cells" Nanotechnology, 2018, 30 (6) 065401 [LINK].

  3. Jaehoon Lim, Young-Shin Park, Kaifeng Wu, Hyeong Jin Yun, Victor I. Klimov, "Droop-free Quantum Dot Light Emitting Diodes" Nano Letters, 2018, 18 (10), 6645-6653. [LINK]

  4. Ikjun Cho, Heeyoung Jung, Byeong Guk Jeong, Donghyo Hahm, Jun Hyuk Chang, Taesoo Lee, Kookheon Char , Doh C. Lee, Jaehoon Lim, Changhee Lee , Jinhan Cho, Wan Ki Bae , "Ligand-Asymmetric Janus Quantum Dots for Efficient Blue-Quantum Dot Light-Emitting Diodes" ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2018, 10 (26), 22453-22459. [LINK]

  5. Jaehoon Lim, Young-Shin Park, Victor. I. Klimov, "Optical Gain in Colloidal Quantum Dots Achieved with Direct-Current Electrical Pumping", Nature Materials, 2018, 17, 42-49.


  1. Hyung-Jun Song, Byeong Guk Jeong , Jaehoon Lim, Doh C. Lee, Wan Ki Bae, and Victor I. Klimov, "Performance Limits of Luminescent Solar Concentrators Tested with Seed/Quantum-Well Quantum Dots in a Selective-Reflector-Based Optical Cavity", Nano Letters, 2017, 18 (1), 395-404.

  2. Kaifeng Wu, Young-Shin Park, Jaehoon Lim, and Victor I. Klimov, "Towards zero-threshold optical gain using charged semiconductor quantum dots", Nature Nanotechnology, 2017, 12, 1140-1147.

  3. Young-Shin Park, Jaehoon Lim, Nikolay S. Makarov, and Victor I. Klimov, "Effect of Interfacial Alloying versus “Volume Scaling” on Auger Recombination in Compositionally Graded Semiconductor Quantum Dots", Nano Letters, 2017, 17 (9), 5607–5613.

  4. Kaifeng Wu, Jaehoon Lim, V. I. Klimov, "Superposition Principle in Auger Recombination of Charged and Neutral Multicarrier States in Semiconductor Quantum Dots", ACS Nano, 2017, 11 (8), 8437–8447.

  5. Hyeonjun Heo, Moo Hyung Lee, Jeehye Yang, Han Sol Wee, Jaehoon Lim, Donghyo Hahm, Ji Woong Yu, Wan Ki Bae, Won Bo Lee, Moon Sung Kang , and Kookheon Char, "Assemblies of Colloidal CdSe Tetrapod Nanocrystals with Lengthy Arms for Flexible Thin-Film Transistors", Nano Letters, 2017, 17 (4), 2433-2439.

  6. Nikolay S. Makarov, Jaehoon Lim, Qianglu Lin, John W. Lewellen, Nathan A. Moody, István Robel , and Jeffrey M. Pietryga, "Quantum Dot Thin-Films as Rugged, High-Performance Photocathodes", Nano Letters, 2017, 17 (4), 2319-2327.


  1. Hongbo Li, Kaifeng Wu, Jaehoon Lim, Hyung-Jun Song & Victor I. Klimov, "Doctor-blade deposition of quantum dots onto standard window glass for low-loss large-area luminescent solar concentrators", Nature Energy, 2016, 1, 16157 (doi: 10.1038/nenergy.2016.157)..

  2. Jeffrey M. Pietryga, Young-Shin Park, Jaehoon Lim, Andrew F. Fidler, Wan Ki Bae, Sergio Brovelli, and Victor I. Klimov, "Spectroscopic and Device Aspects of Nanocrystal Quantum Dots", Chemical Reviews, 2016, 116 (18), 10513-10622.

  3. Younghun Sung, Jaehoon Lim, Jai Hyun Koh, Byoung Koun Min, Jeffrey Pyun, Kookheon Char, "Arm length dependency of Pt-decorated CdSe tetrapods on the performance of photocatalytic hydrogen generation", Korean J. Chem. Eng., 2016, 33 (8), 2287-2290.

  4. Victor I. Klimov, Thomas A. Baker, Jaehoon Lim, Kirill A. Velizhanin, Hunter McDaniel, "Quality Factor of Luminescent Solar Concentrators and Practical Concentration Limits Attainable with Semiconductor Quantum Dots", ACS Photonics, 2016, 3 (6) 1138-1148.


  1. Chan-mo Kang, Jessica Wade, Sumin Yun, Jaehoon Lim, Hyunduck Cho, Jeongkyun Roh, Hyunkoo Lee, Sangwook Nam, Donal D. C. Bradley, Ji-Seon Kim, Changhee Lee, "1 GHz Pentacene Diode Rectifiers Enabled by Controlled Film Deposition on SAM-Treated Au Anodes", Adv. Electron. Mater., 2015, 2 (2), 1500282.

  2. Donggu Lee, Jaehoon Lim, Myeongjin Park, Jun Young Kim, Jiyun Song, Jeonghun Kwak, Seonghoon Lee, Kookheon Char and Changhee Lee, "Influence of Sequential Ligand Exchange and Elimination on the Performance of P3HT:CdSe Quantum Dot Hybrid Solar Cells", Nanotechnology, 2015, 26 (46), 465401.

  3. Younghun Sung,  Jaehoon Lim,  Jai Hyun Koh,  Lawrence J. Hill,  Byoung Koun Min,  Jeffrey Pyun  and  Kookheon Char, "Uniform decoration of Pt nanoparticles on well-defined CdSe tetrapods and the effect of their Pt cluster size on photocatalytic H2 generation", CrystEngComm, 2015, 17, 8423-8427..

  4. Young-Shin Park, Wan Ki Bae, Thomas Baker, Jaehoon Lim, and Victor I. Klimov, "Effect of Auger recombination on lasing in heterostructured quantum dots with engineered core/shell interfaces", Nano Letters, 2015, 15 (11), 7319-7328.

  5. Jiyun Song, Jaehoon Lim, Donggu Lee, M. Thambidurai, Jun Young Kim, Myeongjin Park, Hyung-Jun Song, Seonghoon Lee, Kookheon Char, and Changhee Lee, "Nanostructured Electron-selective Interlayer for Efficient Inverted Organic Solar Cells", ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2015, 7 (33), 18460-18466.

  6. Jeonghun Kwak, Jaehoon Lim, Myeongjin Park, Seonghoon Lee, Kookheon Char, Changhee Lee, "High-power Genuine Ultraviolet Light-emitting Diodes Based on Colloidal Nanocrystal Quantum Dots", Nano Letters, 2015, 15 (6), 3793-3799..

  7. Hyunduck Cho, Jeonghun Kwak, Jaehoon Lim, Myeongjin Park, Donggu Lee, Wan Ki Bae, Youn Sang Kim, Kookheon Char, Seonghoon Lee, and Changhee Lee, "Soft Contact Transplanted Nanocrystal Quantum Dots for Light-emitting Diodes: Effect of Surface Energy on Device Performance", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7 (20), 10828-10833.

  8. Myeongjin Park,  Seok-Heon Jung,  Jaehoon Lim,  Dae-Young Kim,  Hee-Jin Kim,  Seungyong Lee,  Heeyoung Jung,  Seonghoon Lee,  Changhee Lee  and  Jin-Kyun Lee, "Semiconductor Nanocrystals in Fluorous Liquids for the Construction of Light-emitting Diodes", Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2015, 3 (12), 2759-2762.

Optoelectronic Nanomaterials Laboratory (ONL)

Department of Energy Science (DoES), Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)
Natural Sciences Campus, Seobu-ro 2066, Jangan-gu, Suwon 16419, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea

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