Institute of Electrical Engineering,Chinese Academy of Sciences


NameChunlan Zhou Date of Birth   
SexFemale  DegreePh.D. 
Place of Birth  Professional TitleAssociate Professor 
Tel010£­82547042  Administrative Title 
Research Directions:Silicon-based material and silicon-based photovoltaics
1: Crystal silicon photovoltaics
2: Defects, metastability, and diffusion in semiconductors
3: Hydrogenation for passivation of defective silicon
4: Material characterization
Education and Work Experiences:1996.9-2000.7 School of Physical Science and Technology, Lanzhou University; Bachelor Degree
2000.9-2005.7 Institute of High Energy Physics, CAS; Doctoral Degree
The application of slow positron beam technology in defects characterization of material; the Photoluminescences of Silicon Nanocrystal in silicon oxide films; the preparation and characterization of SiO2 thin optical coatings.
2005.8-2006.7 The Institute of Low Energy Nuclear Physics, Beijing Normal University; Lecturer
Development and Applications of Spectral Response Measurement Instrument for Photomultiplier Tube.
2006.7- Institute of Electrical Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IEECAS); Associate Professor
The study of silicon-based material and photovoltaics devices
Projects:As a major member taking part in three program supported by National High Technology Research and Development Program (863):
1: The research of photovoltaic-thermoelectric hybrid micro energy and its application in wireless sensor network (2006AA04Z35)
Undertakes the tasks: design and preparation of micro-high voltaic solar cells
2: High efficiency HIT solar cells (2006AA05Z405)
Undertakes the tasks: performance testing and analysis of the HIT solar cells
3: production technology of the high efficiency of laser grooved buried contact single-crystal solar cell (2007AA05Z437)
Undertakes the tasks: performance testing and analysis of the solar cells
Main Achievements:Published more than 20 Scientific Papers in home and abroad magazine, some of them have been published in Journal of applied physics, and Chinese physics letters, et al.
Awards:The First Award of Beijing Science Technology 2005, the winning projects is ¡°The development and application of slow positron beam technology research platform¡±.
Publications:1£ºChunlan Zhou£¬Danni Wang£¬Chuangxin Ma£¬Baoyi Wang£¬Long Wei£¬Qin He£¬Quanjie Jia£¬Study on pores and defect by synthrotron radiation small angle reflection method and slow positron annihilation technology£¬High energy physics and nuclear physics 27£¬61 (2003£© (In Chinese)
2£ºChunlan Zhou, Danni Wang, Changxing Ma, Baoyi Wang, and Long Wei, Positron beam studies of argon irradiated polycrystal ¦Á-Zr£¬J. Appl. Phys 97 (2005) 06531
3£ºChunlan Zhou£¬ Tianbao Zhang£¬Chuangxin Ma£¬Zhiming Zhang£¬Xingzhong Cao£¬Baoyi Wang£¬Long Wei£¬Analysis of 3¦Ã/2¦Ã ratio in the measurement of positron annihilation Doppler-Broadening spectroscopy£¬High energy physics and nuclear physics 30£¨2006£©1 (In Chinese)
11£ºChunlan Zhou, Wenjing Wang, The method of silicon minority carrier lifetime measurement£¬China measurement technology£¬33(2007)25-31 (In Chinese)
12£ºChunlan Zhou£¬Wenjing Wang, Hiling Li£¬Lei Zhao£¬Hongwei Diao£¬Characterization of crystalline silicon solar cells by electrical parameters£¬Optics and precision engineering £¬16£¨2008£©1163 (In Chinese)
3£ºChunlan Zhou£¬Wenjing Wang, Hailing Li, Lei Zhao, Hongwei Diao, Influence of ring oxidation-induced stack faults on the efficiency in silicon solar cells, Chinese physics Letters, 25£¨2008£©3005
13: L. Zhao, C. L. Zhou, H. L. Li, H. W. Diao, W. J. Wang. Design optimization of bifacial HIT solar cells on p- type silicon substrates by simulation, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Accepted
14: L. Zhao, C. L. Zhou, H. L. Li, H. W. Diao, and W. J. Wang. Role of the work function of transparent conductive oxide on the performance of amorphous/crystalline silicon heterojunction solar cells studied by computer simulation, Phys. Stat. Sol. (a), Accepted
15: Lei Zhao, Chunlan Zhou, Hailing Li, Hongwei Diao, Wenjing Wang, Optimizing polymorphous silicon back surface field of a-Si(n)/c-Si(p) heterojunction solar cells by simulation, Acta physica sinica , 57 (2008) 3212.
16£ºWei Liu£¬Chunlan Zhou£¬Yu Tang£¬Wengjing Wang, Hailei Zhao, Study on laser grooving and chemical etching process for EWT back contact solar cell£¬Acta Energiae solaris sinica, accepted (In Chinese)
17£ºWang Wenjing, Zhou Chunlan, The PV map in China[R]. 22nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, 2007, 3473-3477.
18£ºXiaopeng Hao£¬Chunlan Zhou, Runsheng Yu, Baoyi Wang, and Long Wei £¬Characterization of Implantation Induced Defects in Si-Implanted SiO2 Film[J]. Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology£¬accepted
19£ºYu Tang£¬Chunaln Zhou£¬Wenjing Wang£¬et al., Research progress in SiNx:H film for silicon solar cells. Materials Review£¬22(2008)247.
20£ºYu Tang, Chunlan Zhou, Wenjing Wang. Influence of intrinsic lifetime on silicon solar cell efficiencies[R]. ISES Solar World Congress, 2007, 1180-1184.
21£ºWenjing Wang, Yu Tang, Chunlan Zhou. Comparative research of silicon nitride deposited by RF magnetron sputtering and PECVD for silicon solar cells[R]. 22nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, 2007, 1332-1335.
22£ºJia Xiaoyun, Xu Zheng, Tang Yu, Zhou Chunlan, Wang Wenjing. Structure and Optical Characterization of Silicon Nitride Films Deposited by R.F. Magnetron Sputtering[R]. ISES Solar World Congress, 2007, 1185-1188.
23£ºXiaoyu Jia£¬Zheng Xu£¬Ailing Zhao£¬Fujun Zhang£¬Yu Tang£¬Chunlan Zhou£¬Wenjing Wang. Photoluminescence studies of silicon nitride films after annealing, Spectroscopy and spectral analysis, Accepted (In Chinese)
24£ºXiaoyu Jia£¬Zheng Xu£¬Ailing Zhao£¬Fujun Zhang£¬Yu Tang£¬Chunlan Zhou£¬Wenjing Wang. Influence of working gas on structure of silicon nitride thin films, Acta Energiae solaris sinica, Accepted (In Chinese)
Recruit Students:Recruiting graduate students to conduct research in the following areas:
• Deep foundations involving the influence of silicon material on efficiency of silicon solar cells. Emphasis of research is placed on fundamental and exploratory silicon-based material research, specifically solar-grade crystalline silicon and silicon-based films.
• New antireflection strategies for crystal Si solar cells
• New combinatorial approaches to device optimization