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In Chung, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Seoul National University, Seoul 151-744, Korea
Solid State Chemistry Lab
College of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Tel: +82-2-880-7408, Fax: +82-2-880-7295
E-Mail: inchung@snu.ac.kr

B.S., Chemistry
Seoul National University
Republic of Korea

M.S., Inorganic Chemistry
Seoul National University
Republic of Korea

Ph.D. Solid State Chemistry
Michigan State University


My previous works on the exploratory synthesis of metal chalcogenides/halides provided the top nonlinear optical and light emitting materials capable of operating in the IR region. I am currently developing low-cost, all-solid-state solar cell systems involving inorganic semiconductors. I am also working on the synthesis of new materials for renewable energy applications.

Representative publications

I. Chung, B.-H. Lee, R. P. H. Chang, M. G. Kanatzidis, “All-solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells with high efficiency.” Nature 2012, 485, 486.

I. Chung, J.-H. Song, J. Im, J. Androulakis, C. Malliakas, H. Li, A. J. Freeman, J. T. Kenney, M. G. Kanatzidis, “Semiconductor or metal? High electrical conductivity and strong near-infrared photoluminescence from a single material. High hole mobility and phase-transitions.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 8579.

I. Chung, M. G. Kanatzidis. “Nonlinear optic glassy fiber, methods of making and applications of the same.” US Patent 8,143,181, 2012.

I. Chung, M. Kim, J. I. Jang, J. He, J. B. Ketterson, M. G. Kanatzidis, “Strongly nonlinear optical chalcogenide thin films of APSe6 (A = K, Rb) from spin-coating.” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 10867.

I. Chung, K. Biswas, J.-H. Song, J. Androulakis, K. Chondroudis, K. Parakevopoulos, A. J. Freeman, M. G. Kanatzidis, “Rb4Sn5P4Se20: A semi-metallic selenophosphate.” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 8834.

I. Chung, J. I. Jang, C. D. Malliakas, J. B. Ketterson, M. G. Kanatzidis, “Nonlinear optical glass fibers from noncentrosymmetric phase-change materials APSe6 (A = K, Rb).” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 384.