Yuanfan Wen

PhD Student

Ph.D Student



Building 5, Level 3, 3203-WS05

Research Interests

Manganese halide scintillators, organic solar cells, X-ray detector, 3D X-ray imaging

Selected Publications

  • J. Han, H. Xu, S. Paleti, Y. Wen, J. Wang, Y. Wu, F. Bao, D.Baran, X. Bao
    Vertical Stratification Engineering of Insulating Poly (aryl ether) s Enables 18.6% Organic Solar Cells with Improved Stability
    ACS Energy Lett. 2022, 7, 9, 2927–2936
  • S. Paleti, S. Hultmark, Y. Wen, H. Xu, S. Chen, C. Muller, D. Baran
    Hexanary blends: a strategy towards thermally stable organic photovoltaics
    Nature Communications volume 14, Article number: 4608 (2023) 


  • 2023- present:  Ph.D. in Materials Science & Engineering, KAUST
  • 2021-2023:  Master,  Material Science and Engineering, KAUST
  • 2018-2022: Bachelor, Material Science and Engineering, China University of Science and Technology


2021-2023: Full scholarship of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

2019-2020: Third Class Scholarship of South China University of Technology 

2018-2019: Third Class Scholarship of South China University of Technology

KAUST Affiliations

 Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering

Research Interests Keywords

organic solar cells x-ray detectors 3D X-ray imaging manganese halide scintillator