Peer Reviewed Journal Articles


  1. I. Lee, O. Allam, J. Kim, Y. Dou, H. Ahn, A. Proppe, Y. Dong, D. Ma, L. N. Quan*, E. Sargent*, S. S. Jang*, D. H. Kim*, “Steric Effects in Ruddlesden-Popper Blue Perovskites for High Quantum Efficiency” Adv. Opt. Mat. 2023 Accepted for publication. (* Corresponding authors)
  2. J. Jin*, L. N. Quan*, M. Gao, C. Chen, P. Guo, and P. Yang “Octahedral Distortion and Excitonic Behavior of Cs3Bi2Br9 Halide Perovskite at Low Temperature” J. of Phys. Chem. C 2023, 127, 7, 3523. (* co-first author)


  1. H. Tan, L. N. Quan, M. Saliba, “Photonics for enhanced perovskite optoelectronics” Nanophotonics 2021, 10, 8 (guest editor)
  2. X. Zhuo*, L. N. Quan*, Q. Dong*, “Horizons Community Board collection: optical and photonic materials”, Nanoscale Horizons 2021, 6 (12), 936-938.
  3. M. C Folgueras, J. Jin, M. Gao, L. N. Quan, J. A Steele, S.Srivastava, M. B Ross, R. Zhang, F. Seeler, K. Schierle-Arndt, M. Asta, P. Yang, “Lattice Dynamics and Optoelectronic Properties of Vacancy-Ordered Double Perovskite Cs2TeX6 (X = Cl, Br, I) Single Crystals“, J of Phys. Chem.C 2021,
  4. A. Dey…L. N. Quan,, “State of the art and prospects of halide perovskite nanocrystals”, ACS Nano 2021, 15, 7, 10775.
  5. L. N. Quan, Y. Park, P. Guo, M. Gao, J. Jin, J. Huang, J. Copper, A. Schwartzberg, R. Schaller, D. Limmer, P. Yang, “Vibrational relaxation dynamics in layered perovskite quantum wells”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A 2021, 118, 25, e2104425118.
  6. J. Jin, M. C. Folgueras, M. Gao, S. Yu, S. Louisia, Y. Zhang, L. N. Quan, C. Chen, R. Zhang, F. Seeler, K. Schierle-Arndt, P. Yang,“A New Perspective and Design Principle for Halide Perovskites: Ionic Octahedron Network (ION)”, Nano Lett. 2021, 21, 5415.
  7. Z. Lin, Y. Zhang, M. Gao, J. Steele, S. Louisia, S. Yu, L. N. Quan, C-K. Lin, D. T. Limmer, P. Yang, “Kinetics of moisture-induced phase transformation in inorganic halide perovskite”, Matter 2021, doi: 10.1016/j.matt.2021.04.023.
  8. A. Bibi, I. Lee, Y. Nah, O.Allam, H. Kim, L. N. Quan, J. Tang, A. Walsh, S. S. Jang, E. H. Sargent, D. H. Kim, “Lead-free halide double perovskites: Toward stable and sustainable optoelectronic devices”Materials Today 2021, doi: 10.1016/j.mattod.2020.11.026.


  1. J. Huang, T.Lei, M. Siron, Y. Zhang, S. Yu, F. Seeler, A. Dehestani, L. N. Quan, K. S. Arndt, P. Yang, “Lead-free cesium europium halide perovskite nanocrystals”Nano Lett. 2020, 20, 3734-3739.
  2. L. Gao*L. N. Quan*, F. P. G. Arquer, Y. Zhao, R. Munir, A. Proppe, R. Bermudez, C. Zou, Z. Yang, M. I. Saidaminov, O. Voznyy, S. Kinge, Z. Lu, S. O. Kelley, A. Amassian, J. Tang, E. H. Sargent, “Quantum-Dot-in-Layered-Perovskite Enable Efficient Infrared Light-Emitting Diodes”Nat. Photon. 202014, 227. 
  3. L. N. Quan*, D. Ma*, Y. B. Zhao*, O. Voznyy, H. Yuan, E. Bladt, J. Pan, F. P. G. Arquer, R. Sabatini, Z. Piontkowski, A. Emwas, P. Todorovic, R. Q. Bermudez, G. Walters, J. Z. Fan, Y. Li, D. H. Anjum, N. Wei, D. W. McCamant, M. B. J. Roeffaers, S. Bals, J. Hofkens, O. M. Bakr, Z. Lu, E. H. Sargent, “Edge Stabilization in Reduced-Dimensional Perovskites”Nat. Commun. 202011, 1, 1.
  4. H. Chen, J. Lin, J. Kang, Q. Kong, D. Lu, J. Kang, M. Lai, L. N. Quan, Z. Lin, J. Jin, L.Wang, M. F. Toney, P. D. Yang, “Single crystalline ruddlesden-popper phase halide perovskites for pure-blue light-emitting diodes”Sci. Adv. 2020, 6, eaay4045. 


  1. L. N. Quan*, J. Kang*, C. Ning, P. D. Yang, “Nanowires for photonics”Chem. Rev. 2019, 119, 9153-9169. 
  2. L. N. Quan, B. P. Rand, R. H. Friend, S. G. Mhaisalkar, T. W. Lee, E. H. Sargent, “Nextgeneration perovskite optical sources”Chem. Rev. 2019, 119, 12, 7444. 
  3. J. Lin, H. Chen, Y. Gao, Y. Cai, J. Jin, A. Etman, J. Kang, T. Lei, Z. Lin, M. Folgueras, L. N .Quan, Q. Kong, M. Sherburne, M. Asta, J. Sun, M. Toney, J. Wu, P. D. Yang, “Pressure induced semiconductor to metal phase transition of a charge-ordered indium halide perovskite”Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A 2019, 116, 23404-23409.  
  4. H. Kwon, J. Lim, J. Han, L. N. Quan, D. Kim, E. Shin, E. Kim, D. Kim, I. Chung, Y. Noh, D. H. Kim, “Towards efficient and stable perovskite solar cells employing non-hygroscopic F4-TCNQ doped TFB as hole-transporting material”Nanoscale 2019, Doi: 10.1039/C9NR05719F
  5. Y. Zhang, D. Lu, M. Gao, M. Lai, J. Lin, T. Lei, Z. Lin, L. N. Quan, P. D. Yang, “Quantitative imaging of anion exchange kinetics in halide perovskites”Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A 2019, 116, 12648-12653. 
  6. J. Lin, H. Chen, J. Kang, L. N. Quan, Z. Lin, Q. Kong, M. Lai, S. Yu, L. Wang, L. Wang, M. F Toney, P. D. Yang, “Copper (I)-based highly emissive all-inorganic rare-earth halide clusters”Matter 2019, 1, 180-191. 
  7. Z. Yang, M. Wei, O.Voznyy, P.Todorovic, M. Liu, R. Bermudez, P. Chen, J. Fan, A. Proppe, L. N. Quan, G. Walters, H. Tan, J. Chang, U. Jeng, S. Kelley, E. H. Sargent, “Anchored ligands facilitate efficient B-site doping in metal halide perovskites” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 8296-8305 
  8. A. Proppe, M. Elkins, O. Voznyy, R. Pensack, F. Zapata, L. Besteiro, L. N. Quan, R. Bermudez, P. Todorovic, S. Kelley, A. Govorov, S. Gray, I. Infante, E. H. Sargent, G. Scholes, “Spectrally resolved ultrafast exciton transfer in mixed perovskite quantum wells”J. Phys. Chem. L. 2019, 10, 419-426 
  9. J. Lim, H. Wang, C. Choi, L. N. Quan, K. Chung, W. Park, Y. Noh, D. H. Kim “Polyethylenimine ethoxylated interlayer-mediated ZnO interfacial engineering for highperformance and low-temperature processed flexible perovskite solar cells: A simple and viable route for one-step processed CH3NH3PbI3J. Power Sources 2019, 438, 226956. 
  10. J. Lim, H. Wang, C. Choi, H. Kwon, L. N. Quan, W.  Park, Y. Noh, D. H. Kim, “Self-powered reduced-dimensionality perovskite photodiodes with controlled crystalline phase and improved stability”Nano Energy 2019, 57, 761-770.
  11. M. Wei, F. P. G. Arquer, G. Walters, Z. Yang, L. N. Quan, Y. Kim, R. Sabatini, R. Q. B, L. Gao, J. Fan, F. Fan, A G. Parker, M. F. Toney, E. H. Sargent, “Ultrafast narrowband exciton routers enable low-loss luminescent solar concentrators”Nat. Energy 2019, 4, 197. 
  12. S. Baek, O. Ouellette, J. Jo, J. Choi, K. Seo, J. Kim, B. Sun, S. Lee, M. Choi, D. Nam, L. N. Quan, J. Kang, S. Hoogland, F. Arquer, J. Lee, E. H. Sargent, “Infrared cavity-enhanced colloidal quantum dot photovoltaics employing asymmetric multilayer electrodes”ACS Energy Lett. 2019, 3, 2908-2913.


  1. K. Lin, J. Xing, L. N. Quan, F. P. G. Arquer, X. Gong, J. Lu, L. Xie, W. Zhao, D. Zhang, C. Yan, W. Li, X. Liu, Y. Lu, J. Kirman, E. H. Sargent, Q. Xiong, Z. Wei, “Perovskite lightemitting diodes with external quantum efficiency exceeding 20%”Nature 2018, 562, 245.
  2. J. Xing, Y. Zhao, M. Askerka, L. N. Quan, X. Gong, W. Zhao, J. Zhao, H. Tan, G. Long, L. Gao, Z. Yang, O. Voznyy, J. Tang, Z. Lu, Q. Xiong, E. H. Sargent, “Color-stable highly luminescent sky-blue perovskite light-emitting diodes”Nat. Commun. 2018, 9, 3541. 
  3. F. P. G. Arquer, O. Bushuyev, P. D. Luna, C. Dinh, A. Seifitokaldani, M. I. Saidaminov, C. Tan, L. N. Quan, A. Proppe, M. G. Kibria, S. Kelley, D. Sinton, E. H. Sargent, “2D metal oxyhalide–derived catalysts for efficient CO2electroreduction”Adv. Mat. 2018, 30, 1802858.
  4. G. Long, C. Jiang, R. Sabatini, Z. Yang, M. Wei, L. N. Quan, Q. Liang, A. Rasmita, M. Askerka, G. Walters, X. Gong, J. Xing, X. Wen, R. Q. Bermudez, H. Yuan, G. Xing, X. R.Wang, D. Song, O. Voznyy, M. Zhang, S. Hoogland, W. Gao, Q. Xiong, E. H. Sargent, Spin control in reduced-dimensional chiral perovskites”Nat. Photon. 2018, 12, 528.
  5. J. Xu, O. Voznyy, M. Liu, A. Kirmani, G. Walters, R. Munir, M. Abdelsamie, A. Proppe, A. Sarkar, F P. G. Arquer, M. Wei, B. Sun, M. Liu, O. Ouellette, R. Q. Bermudez, J. Li, J. Fan, L. N. Quan, P. Todorovic, H. Tan, S. Hoogland, S. Kelley, M. Stefik, A. Amassian, E. H. Sargent, “2D matrix engineering for homogeneous quantum dot coupling in photovoltaic solids”Nat. Nanotechnol. 2018, 13, 456. 
  6. Y. Zhao, H. Tan, H. Yuan, Z. Yang, J. Fan, J. Kim, O. Voznyy, X. Gong, L. N. Quan, C. Tan, J. Hofkens, D. Yu, Q. Zhao, E. H. Sargent, “Perovskite seeding growth of formamidiniumlead-iodide-based perovskites for efficient and stable solar cells” Nat. Commun. 2018, 9, 1607.
  7. X. Li, Y. B. Zhao, F. Fan, L. Levina, M. Liu, R. Q. Bermudez, X. Gong, L. N. Quan, J. Fan, Z. Yang, S. Hoogland, O. Voznyy, Z. H. Lu, E. H. Sargent, “Bright colloidal quantum dot light-emitting diodes enabled by efficient chlorination”Nat. Photon. 2018, 12, 159. 
  8. F. Yan, J. Xing, G. Xing, L. N. Quan, S. T. Tan, J. Zhao, R. Su, L. Zhang, S. Chen, Y. Zhao, A. Huan, E. H. Sargent, Q. Xiong, H. V. Demir, “Highly efficient visible colloidal lead-halide perovskite nanocrystal light-emitting diodes”Nano Lett. 2018, 18, 3157. 
  9. J. Kim, M. Saidaminov, H. Tan, Y. Zhao, Y. Kim, J. Choi, J. W. Jo, J. Fan, R. Q. Bermudez, Z. Yang, L. N. Quan, M. Wei, O. Voznyy, E. H. Sargent, “Amide‐catalyzed phase‐selective crystallization reduces defect density in wide‐bandgap perovskites”Adv. Mater. 2018, 30, 1706275.
  10. L. N. Quan, F. P. G. Arquer, R. Sabatini, E. H. Sargent, “Perovskites for light emission”Adv. Mater. 2018, 1801996.  
  11. Y. B. Zhao, G. L Ingram, X. W. Gong, X. Y. Li, L. N. Quan, P. C. Li, J. Q. Xie, E. H. Sargent, Z.‐H. Lu, “Excitonic creation of highly luminescent defects in situ in working organic lightemitting diodes”Adv. Opt. Mat. 2018, 6, 1700856. 
  12. H. Wang, J. Won Lim, L. N. Quan, K. Chung, Y. J. Jang, Y. Ma, D. H. Kim, “Perovskite– gold nanorod hybrid photodetector with high responsivity and low driving voltage”, Adv. Opt. Mat. 2018, 6, 1701397. 


  1. L. N. Quan*, Y. Zhao*, F. P. G. Arquer†, R. Sabatini, G. Walters, O. Voznyy, R. Comin, Y. Li, J. Fan, M. Yuan, Z. Lu, D. H. Kim, E. H. Sargent, “Tailoring the energy landscape in quasi2D halide perovskites enables efficient green-light emission”Nano Lett. 2017, 17, 3701. 
  2. L. N. Quan*,R. Q. Bermudez*, O. Voznyy, G. Walters, A. Jain, J. Fan, X. Zheng, Z. Yang, E. H. Sargent, “Highly emissive green perovskite nanocrystals in a solid state crystalline matrix”Adv. Mater. 2017, 29, 1605945. 
  3. M. Elkins, R. Pensack, A. Proppe, O. Voznyy, L. N. Quan, S. Kelley, E. Sargent, G. Scholes, “Biexciton resonances reveal exciton localization in stacked perovskite quantum wells”J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2017, 8, 3895. 
  4. J. Choi, Y. Kim, J. W. Jo, J. Kim, B. Sun, G. Walters, F. P. G. Arquer, R. Q. Bermudez, Y. Li, C. S. Tan, L. N. Quan, A. P. Kam, S. Hoogland, Z. Lu, O. Voznyy, E. H. Sargent, “Chloride passivation of ZnO electrodes improves charge extraction in colloidal quantum dot photovoltaics”Adv. Mater. 2017, 29, 1702350. 
  5. Y. Liao,H. Liu,W. Zhou,D. Yang, Y. Shang,Z. Shi,B. Li, L. Zhang, L. N. Quan, R. Q. Bermudez, B. R. Sutherland, Q. Mi, E. H. Sargent, Z. Ning, “Highly oriented lowdimensional tin halide perovskites with enhanced stability and photovoltaic performance”J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 6693-6699. 
  6. H. Tan, A. Jain, O. Voznyy, X. Lan, F P. G. Arquer, J. Fan, R. Q. Bermudez, M. Yuan, B. Zhang, Y. Zhao, F. Fan, P. Li, L. N. Quan, Y. Zhao, Z. Lu, Z. Yang, S. Hoogland, E. H. Sargent, “Efficient and stable solution-processed planar perovskite solar cells via contact passivation”Science 2017, 355, 722-726. 
  7. Y. H. Jang, A. Rani, L. N. Quan, V. Adinolfi, P. Kanjanaboos, O. Ouellette, T. Son, Y. J. Jang, K. Chung, H. Kwon, D. Kim, D. H. Kim, E. H. Sargent, “Graphene oxide shells on plasmonic nanostructures lead to high-performance photovoltaics: a model study based on dye-sensitized solar cells” ACS Energy Lett. 2017, 2, 117–123. 


  1. M. Yuan*, L. N. Quan*, R. Comin, G. Walter, R. Sabatini, O. Voznyy, E. M. Beauregard, S. Hoogland, D. H. Kim, E. H. Sargent, “Perovskite quantum funnel for efficient light emitting diode”Nat. Nanotechnol. 2016, 11, 872-877.
  2. L. N. Quan*, M. Yuan*, R. Comin, O. Voznyy, E. M. Beauregard, S. Hoogland, A. R. Kirmani, K. Zhao, A. Amassian, D. H. Kim, E. H. Sargent, “Ligand-stabilized reduced-dimensionality perovskites”J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 2649-2655. 
  3. J. Pan*, L. N. Quan*, Y. Zhao*, W. Peng, B. Murali, S. P. Sarmah, M. Yuan, L. Sinatra, N. Alyami, J. Liu, E. Yassitepe, Z. Yang, O. Voznyy, R. Comin, M. N. Hedhili, O. F. Mohammed, Z. Lu, D. H. Kim, E. H. Sargent and O. M. Bakr, “Highly efficient perovskite quantum-dot light emitting diodes by surface engineering”Adv. Mater. 2016, 28, 8718-8725. 
  4. Y. H. Jang, Y. J. Jang, S. Kim, L. N. Quan, K. Chung and D. H. Kim, “Plasmonic solar cells: from rational design to mechanism overview”Chem. Rev. 2016, 116, 14982–15034. 
  5. Y. Kim, Z. Yang, A. Jain, O. Voznyy, G. H. Kim, M. Liu, L. N. Quan, F. P. G. Arquer, R. Comin, J. Z. Fan, E. H. Sargent, “Pure cubic‐phase hybrid iodobismuthates AgBi2I7 for thinfilm photovoltaics”Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 128, 1-6. 
  6. A. Rani, K. Chung, J. Kwon, S. J. Kim, Y. H. Jang, Y. J. Jang, L. N. Quan, M. Yoon, J. H. Park, D. H. Kim, “Layer-by-layer self-assembled graphene multilayers as Pt-free alternative counter electrodes in dye-sensitized solar cells”ACS App. Mater. Interf. 2016, 8, 1148811498. 


  1. J. Xu, A. Buin, A. H. Ip, W. Li, O. Voznyy, R. Comin, M. Yuan, S. Jeon, Z. Ning, J. J. McDowell, P. Kanjanaboos, J. Sun, X. Lan, L. N. Quan, D. H. Kim, I. G. Hill, P. Maksymovych, E. H. Sargent, “Perovskite–fullerene hybrid materials suppress hysteresis in planar diodes”Nat. Commun. 2015, 6, 7081. 
  2. A. H. Ip, L. N. Quan, M. M. Adachi, J. J. McDowell, J. Xu, D. H. Kim, E. H. Sargent, “A two-step route to planar perovskite cells exhibiting reduced hysteresis”App. Phys. Lett. 2015, 106, 143902.


  1. L. N. Quan, Y. H. Jang, K. A. Stoerzinger, K. J. May, Y. J. Jang, S. T. Kochuveedu, Y. S. Horn, D. H. Kim, “Soft-template-carbonization route to highly textured mesoporous carbonTiO2 inverse opals for efficient photocatalytic and photoelectrochemical applications”Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2014, 16, 9023-9030.  
  2. L. N. Quan, Y. H. Jang, Y. J. Jang, J. Kim, W. M. Lee, J. H. Moon, D. H. Kim, “Mesoporous Carbon‐TiO2 Beads with Nanotextured Surfaces as Photoanodes in Dye‐Sensitized Solar Cells”ChemSusChem 2014, 7, 2590-2596.  


  1. M. J. Yoon, J. Kim, Y. H. Jang, J. E. Lee, K. Chung, L. N. Quan, D. H. Kim, “Control over the Au@ Ag core-shell nanoparticle 2D patterns via diblock copolymer inverse micelle templates and investigation of the surface plasmon based optical property”J. Kor. Chem. Soc. 2013, 57, 618-624. 
  2. Y. H. Jang, K. Chung, L. N. Quan, B. Spackova, H. Sipova, S. Y. Moon, W. J. Cho, H. Y. Shin, Y. J. Jang, J. Lee, S. T. Kochuveedu, M. J. Yoon, J. Kim, S. Yoon, J. K. Kim, D. Kim, J. Homola, D. H. Kim, “Configuration-controlled Au nanocluster arrays on inverse micelle nano-patterns: versatile platforms for SERS and SPR sensors”Nanoscale 2013, 5, 1226112271. 
  3. Y. J. Jang, Y. H. Jang, L. N. Quan, H. Kim, S. M. Pyo, D. H. Kim, “A soft‐template-conversion route to fabricate nanopatterned hybrid Pt/Carbon for potential use in counter electrodes of dye‐sensitized solar cells”Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2013, 34, 1487-1492. 
  4. H. Yan, S. T. Kochuveedu, L. N. Quan, S. S. Lee, D. H. Kim, “Enhanced photocatalytic activity of C, F-codoped TiO2 loaded with AgCl”J. of Alloy. Comp. 2013, 560, 20-26.