Fang, Lei individual record
Associate Professor

The multi-disciplinary research programs in the Fang Group will focus on the bottom-up synthesis and processing of novel organic polymer materials -- namely, ladder and coplanar polymers, as well as microporous polymer networks -- for the applications on electronics and energy conversion/storage. Our thrust will be to gain profound understanding on the structure-property relationship of these materials at both the molecular and the macroscopic levels by employing the toolboxes of synthetic chemistry and device engineering. With this knowledge, we aim to establish a series of synthetically feasible, high performing, processable organic carbon-based material systems for field effect transistors, light emitting diodes, solar cells, supercapacitors, and batteries, and to be at the forefront in the enhancement of their efficiencies.

selected publications
Academic Articles73
Conference Papers7
  • Fang, L., Belowich, M. E., Olson, M. A., Grzybowski, B. A., & Stoddart, J. F. (2010). Harnessing mechanical energy from artificial muscle-like materials. 47-48.
  • Coskun, A., Grzybowski, B. A., Stoddart, J. F., A Olson, M., Fang, L., Klajn, R., & Wesson, P. J. (2010). Molecular-mechanical switching at the nanoparticle-solvent interface. 116-117.
  • Fang, L., Coskun, A., Klajn, R., Grzybowski, B. A., & Stoddart, J. F. (2010). Template-directed nanoparticulate assemblies. 5-6.
  • Zheng, Y. B., Yang, Y. W., Jensen, L., Fang, L., Juluri, B. K., Weiss, P. S., Stoddart, J. F., & Huang, T. J. (2009). A nanoplasmonic switch based on molecular machines. 2160-2163.
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  • Zheng, Y. B., Yang, Y. W., Jensen, L., Fang, L., Juluri, B. K., Flood, A. H., ... Huang, T. J. (2009). A plasmonic switch based on molecular machine-Au nanodisk complexes. 2005 Conference on Lasers & Electro-Optics (CLEO), Vols 1-3.
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<td>Texas A&M University; Chemistry; 3255 TAMU
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