以热电能源转换材料为主攻方向,自2006年起共发表科技论文100余篇,其中以第一或通信作者在 Nature, Nat. Commun., Joule, PNAS, Adv (Funct, Energ) Mater, J Am Chem Soc, Energy Environ Sci, ACS Energy Letters 等高影响力及IF>~10刊物上发表论文40余篇 ,相关工作被Science等其他媒体杂志专题点评。获2012中组部青千、2014年优青、2017年霍英东青年教师基金及2017年中青年创新领军人才项目资助,被国际热电学会授予2013年度Young Investigator和2007年度Goldsmid Award(该两奖项每年1个名额),培养两名博士生获得国际热电学会Graduate Student Award(该奖项每年~2个名额)。
Selected papers (代表性论文)

Selected Corresponding author papers at Tongji Univ.:


26. J. Li, X. Zhang, X. Wang, Z. Bu, L. Zheng, B. Zhou, F. Xiong, Y. Chen and Y. Pei*

Hihg Performance GeTe Thermoelectrics in both Rhomobohedral and Cubic Phases

J Am Chem Soc, 140, 16190, (2018) IF~14.357


25. X. Zhang, J. Li, X. Wang, Z. Chen, J. Mao, Y. Chen and Y. Pei*

Vacancy Manipulation for Thermoelectric Enhancements in GeTe Alloys

J Am Chem Soc, 140, 15883, (2018).  IF~14.357


24. Z. Chen,  X. Zhang, S. Lin, L. Chen* and Y. Pei*

Rationalizing Phonon Dispersion for Lattice Thermal Conductivity of Solids

National Science Review, DOI:10.1093/nsr/nwy097, (2018). (Research Article) IF~9.408


23. J. Tang, B. Gao, S. Lin, J. Li, Z. Chen, F. Xiong, W. Li, Y. Chen and Y. Pei*

Manipulation of Band Structure and Interstitial Defects for Improving Thermoelectric SnTe 

Adv Fucnt Mater, 28, 1803586, (2018). IF~13.325


22. J. Tang, B. Gao, S. Lin, X. Wang, X. Zhang, F. Xiong, W. Li, Y. Chen and Y. Pei*.

Manipulation of Solubility and Interstitial Defects for Improving Thermoelectric SnTe Alloys

ACS Energy Letters, 3, 1969, (2018). IF~12.277


21. X. Wang, J. Li, C. Wang, B. Zhou, L. Zheng, B. Gao, Y. Chen and Y. Pei*.

Orbital Alignment for High Performance Thermoelectric YbCd2Sb2 Alloys

Chem Mater, 30, 5339, (2018). IF~9.890


20. J. Li, X. Zhang, Z. Chen, S. Lin, W. Li, J. Shen, IT Witting, A. Faghaninia, Y. Chen, A. Jain, L. Chen, GJ Snyder and Y. Pei*.

Low-symmetry Rhombohedral GeTe thermoelectrics

Joule (Sister journal of Cell), 2, 976, (2018). Highlighted by Science and Chem (新期刊暂无影响因子)


19. M. Jin, Z. Chen, X. Tan*, H. Shao, G. Liu, H. Hu, J. Xu, B. Yu, H. Shen, J.-Y. Xu, H. Jiang, Y. Pei* and J. Jiang*.

Charge Transport in Thermoelectric SnSe Single Crystal

ACS Energy Letters, 3, 689, (2018). IF~12.277


18. W. Li, S. Lin, M. Weiss, Z. Chen, J. Li, Y. Xu, W. G. Zeier and Y. Pei*.

Crystal structure induced ultra-low lattice thermal conductivity in thermoelectric Ag9AlSe6

Adv Energy Mater, 8, 1800030, (2018). IF~21.875


17. Z. Chen, X. Zhang and Y. Pei*.

Manipulation of phonon transport in thermoelectrics.

Adv Mater, 30, 1705617, (2018). IF~21.950


16. S. Lin, W. Li, S. Li, X. Zhang, Z. Chen, Y. Xu, Y. Chen and Y. Pei*.

High thermoelectric performance of Ag9GaSe6 enabled by low cut-off frequency of acoustic phonons.

Joule (Sister journal of Cell),1, 816, (2017) (新期刊暂无影响因子), Cover article


15. J. Li, Z. Chen, X. Zhang, H. Yu, Z. Wu, H. Xie, Y. Chen, Y. Pei*.

Simultaneous Optimization of Carrier Concentration and Alloy Scattering for Ultrahigh Performance GeTe Thermoelectrics.

Adv Sci, 1700341 (2017)  IF~12.441


14.W. Li, Y. Wu, S. Lin,Z. Chen, J. Li, X. Zhang, L. Zheng, Y. Pei*.

Advances in Environment-Friendly SnTe Thermoelectrics.

ACS Energy Letters, 2, 2349, (2017)  Cover article, IF~12.277


13. X. Zhang, Z. Chen, S. Lin, B. Zhou, B. Gao and Y. Pei*.

Promising Thermoelectric Ag5−δTe3 with Intrinsic Low Lattice Thermal Conductivity.

ACS Energy Letters, 2, 2470, (2017)  IF~12.277


12. L. Zheng, W. Li, S. Lin, J. Li, Z. Chen and Y. Pei*.

Interstitial Defects Improving Thermoelectric SnTe in Addition to Band Convergence.

ACS Energy Letters, 2, 563, (2017)  IF~12.277


11. Z. Chen, Z. Jian, W. Li, Y. Chang, B. Ge, R. Hanus, J. Yang, Y. Chen, M. Huang, G. J. Snyder and Y. Pei*.

Lattice Dislocations Enhancing Thermoelectric PbTe in addition to Band Convergence.

Adv Mater,29,1606768,(2017) IF~21.950


10. W. Li, L. Zheng, B. Ge, S. Lin, X. Zhang, Z. Chen, Y. Chang and Y. Pei*.

Promoting SnTe as an eco-friendly solution for p-PbTe thermoelectric.

Adv Mater 29, 1605887 (2017) IF~21.950


9. Z. Chen, B. Ge, W. Li, S. Lin, J. Shen, Y. Chang, R. Hanus, G. J. Snyder* and Y. Pei*.

Vacancy-induced dislocations within grains for high-performance PbSe thermoelectrics

Nat Commun 8, 13828 (2017) IF~12.353


8. J. Li, Z. Chen, X. Zhang, Y. Sun, J. Yang* and Y. Pei*.

Electronic origin of the high thermoelectric performance of GeTe among the p-type group IV monotellurides.

NPG Asia Mater 9, e08 (2017)(Invited paper) IF~“降太多,不好意思往上写。”


7. J. Li, X. Zhang, S. Lin, Z. Chen and Y. Pei*.

Realizing the high thermoelectric performance of GeTe by Sb-doping and Se-alloying.

Chem Mater,29,605 (2017) IF~9.890


6. S. Lin, W. Li, Z. Chen, J. Shen, B. Ge and Y. Pei*.

Tellurium as a high-performance elemental thermoelectric.

Nat Commun  7, 10287 (2016) IF~12.353


5. W. Li, S. Lin, X. Zhang, Z. Chen, X. Xu and Y. Pei*.

Thermoelectric Properties of Cu2SnSe4with Intrinsic Vacancy

Chem Mater,28, 6227 (2016) IF~9.890


4. W. Li, S. Lin, B. Ge, J. Yang, W. Zhang and Y. Pei*.

Low Sound Velocity Contributing to the High Thermoelectric Performance of Ag8SnSe6.

Adv Sci 3,1600196 (2016)  IF~12.441


3. Y. Pei*, Z. M. Gibbs, A. Gloskovskii, B. Balke, W. G. Zeier and G. J. Snyder*.

Optimum Carrier Concentration in n-type PbTe Thermoelectrics.

Adv Energy Mater 4, 1400486 (2014) IF~21.875


2. Y. Pei*, H. Wang, Z. M. Gibbs, A. D. LaLonde and G. J. Snyder*.

Thermopower Enhancement in Pb1-xMnxTe alloys and its Effect on Thermoelectric Efficiency.

NPG Asia Materials 4, e28, (2012) (Research Summary) IF~“降太多,不好意思往上写。”


1. Y. Pei*, H. Wang and G. J. Snyder*.

Band Engineering of Thermoelectric Materials.

Adv Mater 64, 6125(2012) (Frontispiece) IF~21.950


Selected other 1st /Corresponding author papers:


11. H. Wang, A. D. LaLonde, Y. Pei* and G. J. Snyder*.

The Criteria for Beneficial Disorder in Thermoelectric Solid Solutions.

Adv Funct Mater 23,1586 (2013) (Corresponding author) IF~13.325


10. H. Wang, Y. Pei*, A. D. LaLonde and G. J. Snyder*.

Weak Electron-Phonon Coupling Contributing to High Thermoelectric Performance in n-Type PbSe

PNAS 109, 9705 (2012) (Highlights of the issue) IF~9.504


9. Y. Pei, A. D. LaLonde, H. Wang and G. J. Snyder*.

Low Effective Mass Leading to High Thermoelectric Performance.

Energ Environ Sci 5, 7963 (2012) IF~30.067


8. Y. Pei, N. A. Heinz, A. LaLonde, H. Wang and G. J. Snyder*.

High Thermoelectric Figure of Merit in PbTe Alloys Demonstrated in PbTe–CdTe.

Adv Energy Materials, 2, 670, (2012) IF~21.875


7. Y. Pei, A. LaLonde, N. A. Heinz, X. Y. Shi, S. Iwanaga, H. Wang, L. D. Chen and G. J. Snyder*.

Stabilizing the Optimal Carrier Concentration for High Thermoelectric Efficiency.

Adv Mater 23, 5674, (2011) IF~21.950


6. Y. Pei, J. Lensch-Falk, E. S. Toberer, D. L. Medlin and G. J. Snyder*.

High Thermoelectric Performance in PbTe Due to Large Nanoscale Ag2Te Precipitates and La Doping.

Adv Funct Mater 21, 241 (2011). (Highlighted by: J. M. Crow, ChemistryWorld) IF~13.325


5. Y. Pei, A. F. May and G. J. Snyder*.

Self-tuning the Carrier Concentration of PbTe/Ag2Te Composites with Excess Ag for High Thermoelectric Performance.

Adv Energy Mater 1, 291 (2011) IF~21.875


4. Y. Pei, A. LaLonde, S. Iwanaga and G. J. Snyder*.

High Thermoelectric Figure of Merit in Heavy-hole Dominated PbTe.  

Energ Environ Sci 4, 2085, (2011). (Cover Article and Highlighted by Science) IF~30.067


3. Y. Pei, N. A. Heinz, A. D. LaLonde and G. J. Snyder*.

Combination of large nanostructures and complex band structure for high performance thermoelectric lead telluride.

Energ Environ Sci, 4, 3640, (2011) IF~30.067


2. A. D. LaLonde, Y. Pei# and G. J. Snyder*.

Reevaluation of PbTe1-xIx as high performance n-type thermoelectric material.

Energ Environ Sci 4, 2090, (2011). (Equal contribution) IF~30.067


1. Y. Pei, X. Shi, A. LaLonde, H. Wang, L. Chen and G. J. Snyder*.

Convergence of electronic bands for high performance bulk thermoelectrics.

Nature 473, 66 (2011). (Highlighted by Science and PhysicsWorld) IF~41.577


完整列表 (Full list): http://www.researcherid.com/rid/E-4708-2011