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Direct growth of aligned graphitic nanoribbons from a DNA template by CVD
Our work on graphitic nanoribbons via DNA templating is published in Nature Communications.


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Stable Li-ion battery anodes by in-situ polymerization of conducting hydrogel
Our work on lithium battery anodes is published in Nature Communications.


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Solution coating of organic semiconductor thin films with aligned single-crystalline domains
Our work on solution shearing for single crystal thin films is published in Nature Materials.


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Highly Effective Separation of Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes
Our work on carbon nanotube sorting is published in ACS Nano.


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High-Performance Transistors and Complementary Inverters From Solution-Grown Aligned Organic Single-Crystals
Our work on solution-grown transistors and complementary inverters is published in Advanced Materials.


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High-Mobility Field-Effect Transistors from Solution-Grown Aligned C60 Single Crystals
Our work on solution-grown C60 single crystalline OFETs is published in The Journal of the American Chemical Society.


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Organic Transistors with Ordered Nanoparticle Arrays as a Platform for Selective, In-Situ Detection
Our work on organic sensors is published in ACS Nano.


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Micro-imprinted Prism Substrate for Self-aligned Short Channel Organic Transistors
Our work on micro-imprinted substrates is published in Applied Physics Letters.


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Flexible Wireless Temperature Sensors Based on Microparticle-Polymer Composites
Our work on temperature sensors is published in Advanced Materials.


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Self-healing electronic skin
Our work on self-healing electronic skin is published in Nature Nanotechnology.


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Welcome to Bao Research Group

News Feature: Electronic Skin May Someday Restore Touch - ABC


See our recent review on The Evolution of Electronic Skin (E-Skin): A Brief History, Design Considerations, and Recent Progress.

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esearch areas in the Bao Group include synthesis of functional organic and polymer materials, organic electronic device design and fabrication, and applications development for organic electronics. Our approach is multidisciplinary, involving concepts and expertise from chemistry, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, materials science and engineering, physics, and electrical engineering. The devices of current interest are organic

A book on Organic Field Effect Transistorsand carbon nanotube thin film transistors, organic photovoltaic cells, chemical/biological sensors and molecular switches. These devices are used as characterization tools for fundamental charge transport and photophysics studies. They are also of practical interest for nano-scale electronics, alternative energy sources, low cost and large area flexible plastic circuits, displays, and disposable sensors.

 

 

Group Announcements

  • Evan Wang wins the AVS Graduate Research Award


     

     

     


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  • Professor Bao wins the 2014 AIChE Andreas Acrivos Award for Professional Progress in Chemical Engineering

     

     


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  • Chao Wang wins the 2015 Spring MRS Postdoc Fellow Award

     


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  • Sean Andrews wins GCEP Symposium Poster Award

     


     


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  • The Bao Group moves to the new Shriram Center at Stanford!

     


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  • Xiaodan Gu wins poster award at the 2014 Excitonic Photovoltaics Conference


     


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  • Chao Wang honored as a GCEP Distinguished Student Lecturer


     


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  • Ying Diao receives the 2014 Spicer Young Investigator Award from SLAC


     


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