• ● Faculty and Staff
Tao He
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Physical Chemistry
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No. 11 Beiyitiao Zhongguancun Beijing, China

 T. He received his B.Ch.E. degree in 1993 from Dalian University of Technology, China. In 2002 he obtained his Ph.D. degree under the supervision of Prof. J. N. Yao from Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Then he joined Prof. D. Cahen’s group as The Sir Charles Clore Postdoctoral Fellow at Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel. In 2005, he joined Prof. J. M. Tour’s group as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Rice University. In 2009, he joined National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, China.

1. Nanomaterial and related devices;

2. Solar cell;

3. Solid state lighting;

4. Artificial Photosynthesis.



1.Tao He, James M. Tour, Silicon-molecule hybrid devices, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2009, 38, accepted. (B901467P)

2.Tao He, David A. Corley, Meng Lu, Neil Halen Di Spigna, Jianli He, David P. Nackashi, Paul D. Franzon, James M. Tour, Controllable molecular modulation of conductivity in Si-based devices, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 10023-10030. (DOI:10.1021/ja9002537)

3.Meng Lu, Whitney M. Nolte, Tao He, David A. Corley, James M. Tour, Direct covalent grafting of polyoxometalates onto silicon surfaces, Chem. Mater., 2009, 21, 442-446. (DOI: 10.1021/cm801998c)

4.James M. Tour, Tao He, Electronics - The fourth element, Nature, 2008, 453, 42-43. (DOI: 10.1038/453042a)

5.Tao He, Huanjun Ding, Naama Peor, Meng Lu, David A. Corley, Bo Chen, Yuval Ofir, Yongli Gao, Shlomo Yitzchaik, James M. Tour, Si/molecule interfacial electronic modifications, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 1699-1710. (DOI: 10.1021/ja0768789)

6.Tao He, Meng Lu, Jun Yao, Jianli He, Bo Chen, Neil Halen Di Spigna, David P. Nackashi, Paul D. Franzon, James M. Tour, Reversible modulation of conductance in silicon devices via UV/visible-light irradiation, Adv. Mater., 2008, 20, 4541-4546. (DOI: 10.1002/adma.200703084)

7.Meng Lu, Tao He, James M. Tour, Surface grafting of ferrocene-containing triazene derivatives on Si(100), Chem. Mater., 2008, 20, 7352-7355. (DOI: 10.1021/cm8007182)

8.Tao He, Jiannian Yao, Photochromic materials based on tungsten oxide, J. Mater. Chem., 2007, 17, 4547-4557. (DOI: 10.1039/b709380b)

9.Tao He, Jianli He, Meng Lu, Bo Chen, Harry Pang, William F. Reus, Whitney M. Nolte, David P. Nackashi, Paul D. Franzon, James M. Tour, Controlled modulation of conductance in silicon devices by molecular monolayers, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 14537-14541. (DOI: 10.1021/ja063571l)

10.Tao He, Jiannian Yao, Photochromism in composite and hybrid materials based on transition-metal oxides and polyoxometalates, Prog. Mater. Sci., 2006, 51, 810-879. (DOI: 10.1016/j.pmatsci.2005.12.001)

11.Yongdong Jin, Noga Friedman, Mordechai Sheves, Tao He, David Cahen, Bacteriorhodopsin (bR) as an electronic conduction medium: Current transport through bR-containing monolayers, P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2006, 103, 8601-8606. (DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0511234103)

12.Tao He, Noga Friedman, David Cahen, Mordechai Sheves, Bacteriorhodopsin monolayers for optoelectronics: Orientation and photoelectric response on solid support, Adv. Mater., 2005, 17, 1023-1027. (DOI: 10.1002/adma.200401144)

13.Tao He, Jiannian Yao, Photochromism in transition-metal oxides, Res. Chem. Intermed., 2004, 30, 459-488. (DOI: 10.1163/1568567041280890)

14.Tao He, Jiannian Yao, Photochromism of molybdenum oxide, J. Photochem. Photobiol. C: Photochem. Rev., 2003, 4, 125-143. (DOI: 10.1016/S1389-5567(03)00025-X )

15.Tao He, Ying Ma, Yaan Cao, Xiaoliang Hu, Haimei Liu, Guangjin Zhang, Wensheng Yang, Jiannian Yao, Photochromism of WO3 colloids combined with TiO2 nanoparticles, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2002, 106, 12670-12676. (DOI: 10.1021/jp026909g)

16.Tao He, Ying Ma, Yaan Cao, Peng Jiang, Xintong Zhang, Wensheng Yang, Jiannian Yao, Enhancement effect of gold nanoparticles on the UV-light photochromism of molybdenum trioxide thin films, Langmuir, 2001, 17, 8024-8027. (DOI: 10.1021/la010671q)

17.Tao He, Ying Ma, Yaan Cao, Wensheng Yang, Jiannian Yao, Enhanced electrochromism of WO3 thin films by gold nanoparticles, J. Electroanal. Chem., 2001, 514, 129-132. (DOI: 10.1016/S0022-0728(01)00616-7)

18.Tao He, Jiannian Yao, Inorganic Photochromic Materials, Springer-Verlag, London, 2009 (Scheduled).


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