Seoul National Univ. DMSE


Kim, Jae-Pil
  • 1990

    Ph.D : The University of Leeds, UK, Department of Colour Chemistry

  • 1986

    M.S : Seoul National University, Department of Textile Engineering

  • 1984

    B.S : Seoul National University, Department of Textile Engineering

  • 2004-2008

    Coloration Technology, Editorial Board

  • 2001-present

    Seoul National University, Professor

  • 2000

    University of Leeds (UK), Visiting Professor

  • 1995-2000

    Seoul National University, Associate Professor

  • 1994-1998

    The Korean Society of Dyers and Finishers, Editorial Board

  • 1992-1998

    The Korean Fiber Society, Editorial Board

  • 1991-1995

    Seoul National University, Assistant Professor

  • 1990-1991

    North Carolina State University, USA, Visiting Scholar

Research Interests
1. Dye-based color filters for displays* Design and synthesis of highly durable dyes
* RGB color tuning and improvement of physical and chemical properties
* Development of coloring materials for photolithography and ink-jet printing methods
* Application: LCD, OLED2. Dichroic materials for highly durable polarizing film* Design and synthesis of novel dichroic dyes for LCD-polarizing film
* Optimization of dye adsorption and improvement of dye orientation
* Development of color matching technology for neutral gray polarizing film
* Application: LCD3. Development of organic photosensitizers for PDT (Photodynamic Therapy)* Design and synthesis of non-toxic hydrophilic dyes
* Photophysical and photochemical study on photosensitizers
* Application: PDT4. Development of organic and organometallic photosensitizers for DSSCs (Dye Sensitized Solar Cells)* Design and synthesis of organic sensitizers
* Employing of various bridges and anchoring groups
* Enhancement of durability and efficiency of DSSC through structure modification
* Application: DSSC
Selected Publications
1. Patents* "PDP filter pigment compound for Neon emission and NIR", Republic of Korea, #0764589
[Total of 11 Korean patents]2. Papers* "Effect of five-membered heteroaromatic linkers to the performance of phenothiazine-based dye sensitized solar
cells", Org. Lett., 13, 5784 (2011)
* "Efficiency enhancement of P3HT/PCBM bulk heterojunction solar cells by attaching zinc phthalocyanine to the
chain-end of P3HT", J. Mater. Chem., 21, 17209 (2011)
[Total of more than 100 journal papers]3. Books* Natural dyes of Korea: traditional dyes and natural dyeing techniques (Seoul National University Press, 2003)