Ben Zhong Tang 唐本忠
Member, Chinese Academy of Sciences 中国科学院院士 (MCAS)
Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry（英国）皇家化学会会士 (FRSC)
Chair Professor, Department of Chemistry
The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Phone: +852-2358-7375 (office: Rm. CYT-6002); E-mail: email@example.com
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Ben Zhong Tang is Stephen K. C. Cheong Professor of Science,
Chair Professor of Chemistry, and Chair Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering at The Hong
Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST). His research interests include macromolecular
chemistry, materials science, and biomedical theranostics. His research team is spearheading the
research on aggregation-induced emission (AIE).
Tang received BS and PhD degrees from South China
University of Technology (SCUT) and Kyoto University, respectively. He conducted postdoctoral research at
University of Toronto. He joined HKUST
as an assistant professor in 1994 and was promoted to chair professor in
2008. He was elected to the Chinese
Academy of Sciences and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) in 2009 and 2013,
Tang has published >1,200 papers. His publications have been cited >83,000
times, with an h-index of 134. He has
been listed by Thomson Reuters as Highly
Cited Researcher in both areas of Chemistry and Materials Science. He received the State Natural Science Award
(1st Class; 2017) from the Chinese Government, the Scientific
and Technological Progress Award from the Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation (2017), Senior Research Fellowship from the
Croucher Foundation (2007), etc. He is
now serving as Editor-in-Chief of Materials
Chemistry Frontiers (RSC & CCS).
Dr. Tang was honored by a festschrift in J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. (2017, 55, 505–775).
AIE research highlighted by a
Nature News Feature Article “The
nanolight revolution is coming” on 3 March 2016 (Nature 2016, 531, 26–28).
New York Times published a story about AIE
research (“Unusual Molecules Shine Light on New Applications”)
· Dr. Tang was honored by a festschrift
in J. Inorg. Organomet. Polym. Mater. (2015, 25, 1–175).
(2) Professional Services
(3) Examples of Review Articles
(4) Examples of Recent Publications
(5) Useful Links
(1) Academic Qualifications
12/2012-present Stephen K. C. Cheong Professor of Science,
07/2008-present Chair Professor,
Department of Chemistry, HKUST
07/1994-06/2008 Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Department
of Chemistry, HKUST
04/1989-06/1994 Postdoctoral Research
Associate, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
04/1983-03/1988 PhD, Department of
Polymer Chemistry, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
02/1978-01/1982 BS, Department of Polymer
Science & Engineering, South China University of Technology
(2) Scientific Honors and Professional Services
- Director, Hong Kong
Branch of National Engineering Research Center for
Tissue Restoration & Reconstruction
- Director, SCUT–HKUST Joint
- CCTV Science & Technology Innovation Figures Award
- State Natural Science Award
(1st Class), Chinese Government (2017)
- Scientific and Technological
Progress Award, The Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation (2017)
- Honorary Citizen of the City of
as a Highly Cited Researcher in Chemistry by Thomson Reuters
as a Highly Cited Researcher in Materials Science by Thomson Reuters
The Royal Society of Chemistry (2013)
- Member, Chinese
Academy of Sciences (2009)
- State Natural Science Award (2nd
Class), Chinese Government (2007)
- Croucher Senior Research
Fellowship Award, Croucher Foundation (2007)
- Editor-in-Chief, Materials
Chemistry Frontiers published by Royal Society of Chemistry
- Editor-in-Chief, RSC Polymer
Chemistry Series, published by Royal Society of Chemistry
- Editor, Advances
in Polymer Science, Published by Springer
- Editor, Science
China Chemistry, Published by Springer
- Associate Editor, Progress in
Chemistry, published by Chinese Academy of Sciences
Selected Examples of Invited Review Articles
Assembly, and Function of (Latent)-Chiral AIEgens ACS Mater. Lett. 2019,
- AIE-Based Theranostic Systems for
Detection and Killing of Pathogens Theranostics
2019, 9, 3223.
- Aggregation-Induced Emission:
Fundamental Understanding and Future Developments Mater. Horiz. 2019, 6, 428.
and Cages Based on Tetraphenylethylene with Aggregation-Induced Emission
Effect Chem. Soc. Rev. 2018, 47, 7452.
of Aggregation-Induced Emission Research ACS Omega 2018, 3, 3267.
Based on Triple-Bond Building Blocks Prog. Polym.
Sci. 2018, 78,
- AIEgens for Biological Process Monitoring and
Disease Theranostics Biomaterials 2017, 146, 115.
Luminogens for Bioimaging and Theranostics: from Organelles to Animals Chem 2017, 3, 56.
and Versatility of Aggregation-Induced Emission (AIE) Luminogens Appl. Phys. Rev. 2017, 4, 021307.
Luminescence (CPL) from Chiral AIE Molecules and Macrostructures Small 2016, 12,
Dots Based on AIEgens for Two-Photon Fluorescence Bioimaging Small 2017, 13, 6430.
Trapping–A Strategy for Directing the Self-assembly of Unique Functional
Nanostructures Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 11870.
of Fluorescent Nanoparticles Based on AIE Luminogens (AIE Dots) and Their
Applications in Bioimaging Mater. Horiz. 2016, 3, 283.
Emission: Together We Shine, United We Soar! Chem. Rev. 2015,
Emission of Siloles Chem. Sci. 2015,
- Mechanochromic Luminescence of
Aggregation-Induced Emission Luminogens J.
Phys. Chem. Lett. 2015, 6, 3429.
Luminogens: Emission Brightened by Aggregation Mater. Today 2015,
Polymerization of Alkynes Adv. Polym. Sci.
2015, 269, 17.
by Luminogens with Aggregation-Induced Emission
Characteristics Chem. Soc. Rev. 2015, 44, 4228.
- Specific Light-up Bioprobes
Based on AIEgen Conjugates Chem. Soc. Rev. 2015, 44, 2798.
Emission: The Whole Is More Brilliant than the Parts Adv. Mater. 2014,
Macromolecules: Syntheses, Structures and Functionalities Chem.
Soc. Rev. 2014, 43, 4494.
- Bioprobes Based on AIE Fluorogens Acc.
Chem. Res. 2013, 46, 2441.
- Luminogenic Polymers with
Aggregation-Induced Emission Characteristics Prog. Polym. Sci. 2012, 37, 182.
- Aggregation-Induced Emission Chem.
Soc. Rev. 2011, 40, 5361.
- Click Polymerization Chem. Soc. Rev. 2010, 39, 2522.
Examples of Recent Publications (>1,200
papers; h-index = 134)
- In-situ Generation of Azonia-containing Polyelectrolytes for Luminescent
Photopatterning and Superbug Killing J.
Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, in
- Non-aromatic Annulene-based AIE
System via Aromaticity Reversal Process Nature Commun. 2019, 10, in press.
- A Functioning Macroscopic ‘Rubik's Cube®’
Assembled via Controllable Dynamic Covalent Interactions Adv. Mater.
2019, in press.
- Tailoring the Molecular Properties
with Isomerism Effect of AIEgens Adv. Funct.
Mater. 2019, in press.
- A New Strategy towards ‘Simple’
Water-Soluble AIE Probes for Hypoxia Detection Adv. Funct. Mater. 2019, 29, in press.
- Spiro-functionalized Diphenylethenes: Suppression of a Reversible
Photocyclization Contributes to the Aggregation-Induced Emission Effect J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 9803.
Dual-Functional Photosensitizer for Ultra-efficient Photodynamic Therapy and Synchronous Anticancer
Efficacy Monitoring Adv. Funct.
Mater. 2019, 29, 1902673
- Visualization of Biogenic Amines and in-Vivo
Ratiometric Mapping of Intestinal pH by
AIE-active Polyheterocycles Synthesized by
Metal-Free Multicomponent Polymerizations Adv. Funct. Mater. 2019, 29, 1902240.
the Efficiency of Organic Persistent Room-Temperature Phosphorescence by
Intramolecular Triplet-Triplet Energy Transfer Nature Commun. 2019,
- Highly Efficient Photothermal Nanoagent Achieved by Harvesting Energy via
Excited-State Intramolecular Motion within Nanoparticles Nature Commun.
2019, 10, 768.
- In-Situ Monitoring Apoptosis
Process by A Self-Reporting Photosensitizer J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 5612.
- Molecular Motion in Aggregates:
Manipulating TICT for Boosting Photothermal Theranostics J.
Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 5359.
Non-Radiative Decay to Do Useful Work: Development of Multi-Modality
Theranostic System from AIEgen Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 5628.
Synthesis of AIEgens with Wide Color Tunability for Cellular Imaging and
Therapy Chem. Sci. 2019, 10, 3494.
- Spontaneous and Fast Molecular Motion
at Room Temperature in the Solid State Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 4536.
- Multistimuli Response and Polymorphism of a Novel
Tetraphenylethylene Derivative Adv. Funct. Mater. 2019,
- AIE Featured InorganicOrganic
Core@Shell Nanoparticles for High-Efficiency
siRNA Delivery and Real-Time Monitoring Nano Lett. 2019, 19, 2272.
- Real-Time Monitoring of
Hierarchical Self-Assembly and Induction of Circularly Polarized
Luminescence from Achiral Luminogens ACS
Nano 2019, 13, 3618.
- Facile Emission Color Tuning and
Circularly Polarized Light Generation of Single Luminogen in Engineering
Robust Forms Mater. Horiz. 2019, 6, 405.
- Visualizing the Initial Step of Self-Assembly and
the Phase Transition by Stereogenic Amphiphiles
with Aggregation-Induced Emission ACS
Nano 2019, 13, 839.
Multinuclear Ir(III) Complexes for Biocompatible
Organic Nanoparticles with Highly Enhanced Photodynamic Performance Adv. Sci. 2019, 6, 1802050.
Aggregation-Induced Emission in Silver Chalcogenolate
Cluster Metal-Organic Frameworks Adv.
Sci. 2019, 6, 1801304.
- A Two-Photon AIEgen for
Simultaneous Dual-Color Imaging of Atherosclerotic Plaques Mater. Horiz. 2019, 6, 546.
- In Situ Monitoring of Molecular
Aggregation Using Circular Dichroism Nature
Commun. 2018, 9, 4961.
- Highly Sensitive
Switching of Solid-State Luminescence by Controlling Intersystem Crossing Nature Commun.
2018, 9, 3044.
- A Facile Strategy for
Realizing Room Temperature Phosphorescence and Single Molecule White Light
Emission Nature Commun.
2018, 9, 2963.
- Light-Driven Transformable Optical
Agent with Adaptive Functions for Boosting Cancer Surgery Outcomes Nature Commun. 2018, 9, 1848.
- A Simple Approach to
Bioconjugation at Diverse Levels: Metal-Free Click Reactions of Activated
Alkynes with Native Groups of Biotargets without Prefunctionalization
Research 2018, 1, 3152870.
- Redox-active AIEgen Derived Plasmonic and Fluorescent Core@shell Nanoparticles for Multimodality Bioimaging J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 6904.
- Room Temperature
One-Step Conversion from Elemental Sulfur to Functional Polythioureas through Catalyst-Free Multicomponent
Polymerizations J. Am. Chem. Soc.
2018, 140, 6156.
- Facile Multicomponent
Polymerizations toward Unconventional Luminescent Polymers with Readily
Openable Small Heterocycles J. Am.
Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 5588.
- Multiple yet
Controllable Photoswitching in a Single AIEgen
System J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018,
- Strategies to Enhance the
Photosensitization: Polymerization and D/A Even-Odd Effect Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 15189.
- Manipulation of
Molecular Aggregation States to Realize Polymorphism, AIE, MCL, and TADF
in a Single Molecule Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 12473.
- A Versatile Molecular
Design for High-Performance Nondoped OLEDs with
~100% Exciton Utilization and Negligible
Efficiency Roll-Off Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 59, 9290.
- Design Efficient and
Ultralong Pure Organic Room-Temperature Phosphorescent Materials by
Structural Isomerism Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57,
- Making Invisible
Visible: In Situ Monitoring the RAFT Polymerization by
Tetraphenylethylene-Containing Agents with Aggregation-Induced Emission
Characteristics Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 6274.
- Fluorogenic Ag+-Tetrazolate
Aggregation Enables Novel and Efficient Fluorescent Biological Silver
Staining Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 5750.
- A Facilely Accessible Ionic Aggregation-induced Emission Luminogen
with Hydrogen Bonding Switchable Emission and Wash-free Imaging Ability Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 5011.
Benzo[d]imidazole-Cored AIEgens: Facile Molecular Design for Wavelength
Extending and In Vivo Tumor Metabolic Imaging Adv.
Mater. 2018, 30, 1805220.
- Dynamic Visualization of
Stress/Strain Distribution and Fatigue Crack Propagation by an Organic
Mechanoresponsive AIE Luminogen Adv. Mater. 2018, 30, 1803924.
- Highly Efficient
Photosensitizers with Far-Red/Near-Infrared Aggregation-Induced Emission
for In Vitro and In Vivo Cancer Theranostics Adv. Mater. 2018, 30, 1802105.
AIE Nanodots with Highly Suppressed Nonradiative Decay for Boosted Cancer
Phototheranostics in Vivo Adv. Mater. 2018, 30, 1801065.
- Real-Time and
High-Resolution Bioimaging with Bright Aggregation-Induced Emission Dots
in Short-Wave Infrared Region Adv.
Mater. 2018, 30, 1706856.
- Engineering Sensor Arrays Using Aggregation-Induced
Emission Luminogens for Pathogen Identification Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 28, 1805986.
- A Bifunctional
Aggregation-induced Emission Luminogen for
Monitoring and Killing of Multidrug-Resistant Bacteria Adv. Funct.
Mater. 2018, 28, 1804632.
- Mitochondria and
Lysosomes-Targeted Synergistic Chemo-Photodynamic Therapy Associated with
Self-Monitoring by Dual Light-Up Fluorescence Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 28, 1804362.
- Caking-Inspired Cold
Sintering of Plastic Supramolecular Films as Multifunctional Platforms Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 28, 1803370.
- Efficient Bipolar Blue AIEgens for High-Performance Nondoped
Blue OLEDs and Hybrid White OLEDs
Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 28, 1803369.
- A Substitution-dependant Light-up Fluorescence Probe for Selectively
Detecting Fe3+ Ions and Its Cell Imaging Application Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 28, 1802833.
- 1+1>>2: Dramatically Enhancing the Emission Efficiency of
TPE-Based AIEgens but Keeping Their Emission Color through Tailored Alkyl
Linkages Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 28,
Red/Near-Infrared Fluorophores Based on Benzo[1,2-b:4,5-b']dithiophene
1,1,5,5-Tetraoxide for Targeted Photodynamic Therapy and in vivo
Two-Photon Fluorescence Bioimaging Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 28,
- Mechanical Insights
into Aggregation-Induced Delayed Fluorescence Materials with Anti-Kasha
Behavior Adv. Sci. 2018, 5, 1801629.
Discrimination of Gram-Positive Bacteria and Direct Visualization of Its
Infection towards Mammalian Cells by A DPAN-Based AIEgen Biomaterials 2018,
- Rational Design of Red AIEgens with New Core Structure
from Non-Emissive Heteroaromatics Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 7829.
- Exploration of Biocompatible AIEgens from Natural
Resources Chem. Sci.
2018, 9, 6497.
Access to Deep red/Near-infrared Emissive AIEgens for Efficient Non-doped
Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 6118.
Azabenzanthrone Derivatives for Photodynamic
Therapy Irradiated with Ultralow Light Power Density and Two-Photon
Sci. 2018, 9, 5165.
- In Situ Generation
of Photoactivatable Aggregation-Induced Emission Probes for
Imaging Chem. Sci.
2018, 9, 5730.
Fluorescence of Tetraphenylethylene-substituted
Pyrenes with Aggregation-Induced Emission Characteristics for White-Light
Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 5679.
- Deciphering the Working Mechanism of
Aggregation-Induced Emission of Tetraphenylethylene Derivatives by
Ultrafast Spectroscopy Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 4662.
Design of A Water-Soluble NIR Aiegen,
and Its Applications for Ultrafast Wash-Free Cellular Imaging and
Photodynamic Cancer Cell Ablation Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 3685.
- Ultrabright Red AIEgens
for Two-Photon Vascular Imaging with High Resolution and Deep Penetration Chem.
Sci. 2018, 9, 2705.
Multichannel Conductance of Novel Single-Molecule Wires Built on
Through-Space Conjugated Hexaphenylbenzene Nano Lett. 2018, 18,
Design of Perylenediimide-Substituted
Triphenylethylene to Electron Transporting AIEgens with High Mobility and
Near-Infrared Emission Adv.
Funct. Mater. 2018, 28, 1705609.
- Highly Efficient Circularly Polarized Electroluminescence
from Aggregation-Induced Emission Luminogens
with Amplified Chirality and Delayed Fluorescence Adv. Funct.
- Diversifed Photo/Electronic Functions Based on a Simple
Chalcone Skeleton: Effects of Substitution Pattern and Molecular Packing Adv. Funct.
Mater. 2018, 28, 1706506.
Emission, Ratiometric Detection of Hydrogen
Sulfide and Mechanochromism Adv. Funct.
Mater. 2018, 28, 1704689.
- Multifunctional AIEgens: Ready Synthesis, Tunable
Emission, Mechanochromism, Mitochondrial and
Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 28, 1704589.
- Biochromic Silole Derivatives:
A Single Dye for Differentiation, Quantitation and Imaging of Live/Dead Cells
Mater. Horiz. 2018, 5, 969.
Near-Infrared-II Theranostic System: Ultrastable Aggregation-Induced Emission Nanoparticles
for Long-Term Tracing and Efficient Photothermal Therapy ACS Nano 2018, 12, 11282.
Ultrasensitive Virion Immunoassay Platform with Dual-Modality Based on a
Multifunctional Aggregation-Induced Emission Luminogen ACS Nano 2018, 12, 9549.
Near-Infrared Aggregation-Induced Emission Luminogens with Strong
Two-Photon Absorption, Excellent Organelle Specificity and Efficient
Photodynamic Therapy ACS Nano 2018, 12, 8145.
Emission Luminogen with Near-Infrared-II Excitation and Near-Infrared-I
Emission for Ultradeep Intravital Two-Photon Microscopy ACS Nano 2018, 12,
- White Light
Emission from a Single Organic Molecule with Dual Phosphorescence at Room
Commun. 2017, 8, 8, 416.
- Mitochondrial Imaging with Combined Fluorescence
and Stimulated Raman Scattering Microscopy Using a Probe of
Aggregation-Induced Emission Characteristic J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 17022.
and Anion-π+ Interaction: A New Strategy for Structural Design of
Aggregation-Induced Emission Luminogens J.
Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 16974.
- Why Do Simple
Molecules with ‘Isolated’ Phenyl Rings Emit Visible Light? J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 16264.
Delivery of AIE Nanoparticles and Pure Organic Phosphorescent Nanocrystals
by Saponin Encapsulation J. Am.
Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 14792.
Differences in Aggregation-Induced Emission and Supramolecular Polymerizability of Tetraphenylethene-Based
Stereoisomers J. Am. Chem.
Soc. 2017, 139, 10150.
- Metal-Free Multicomponent Tandem
Polymerizations of Alkynes, Amines, and Formaldehyde toward Structure- and
Sequence-Controlled Luminescent Polyheterocycles
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 5075.
- Spontaneous Amino-Yne Click
Polymerization: A Powerful Tool toward Regio-and Stereo-specific Poly(b-aminoacrylates) J.
Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 5437.
Efficient Nondoped OLEDs with Negligible Efficiency
Roll-Off Fabricated From Aggregation-Induced Delayed Fluorescence Luminogens Angew.
Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 12971.
Humidity Visualization by Environmental Sensitive Fluorescent Molecular
Rotors Adv. Mater. 2017, 29, 1703900.
- Furan Is
Superior to Thiophene: A Furan-cored AIEgen with
Remarkable Chromism and OLED Performance Adv. Sci. 2017, 4, 1700005.
Nanoparticles with High Stimulated Emission Depletion Efficiency and
Photobleaching Resistance for Long-Term Super-resolution Bioimaging Adv. Mater. 2017, 29, 1703643.
Synthesis of Red/NIR AIE Luminogens with Simple Structures, Bright
Emissions and High Photostabilities, and Their
Applications for Specific Imaging of Lipid Droplets and Image-Guided
Photodynamic Therapy Adv. Funct. Mater. 2017,
Red Organic Nanoparticles for in vivo Fluorescence Imaging of Cancer Cell
Progression in Xenografted Zebrafish Adv.
Funct. Mater. 2017, 27, 1701418.
Photosensitizer with Aggregation-Induced Emission
Characteristics Synergistically Boosts the Radiosensitivity
of Cancer Cells to Ionizing Radiation Adv. Mater. 2017, 29, 1606167.
- Achieving High-Performance Nondoped OLEDs with Extremely Small Efficiency
Roll-Off by Combining Aggregation-Induced Emission and Thermally Activated
Delayed Fluorescence Adv.
Funct. Mater. 2017, 27, 201606458.
- Tunable Mechanoresponsive
Self-assembly of An Amide-Linked Dyad with Dual-Sensitivity of Photochromism and Mechanochromism
Mater. 2017, 27, 1701210.
Red-emissive Antibody-AIEgen Conjugate for Turn-on and Wash-free Imaging
of Specific Cancer Cells Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 7014.
- Two-Photon AIE Bioprobe
with Large Stokes Shift for Specific Imaging of Lipid Droplets Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 5440.
AIE Nanoparticles with Efficient Deep-red Emission, Mitochondria
Specificity, Cancer Cell Selectivity and Multiphoton Susceptibility Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 4634.
- Light-Up Probe Based on
AIEgens: Dual Signal Turn-On for Cascade Caspase Activation Monitoring Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 2723.
Emission: Mechanistic Study of Clusteroluminescence
of Tetrathienylethene Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 2629.
Theranostic System: Selective Staining and Killing of Cancer Cells Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 1822.
Aggregation-Induced Emission Probes for Lipid Droplets-Specific Live Cell
Imaging Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 1763.
Theranostic System: Targeted Imaging of Cancer Cells and Adjuvant
Amplification of Antitumor Efficacy of Paclitaxel Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 2191.
for Dark through-Bond Energy Transfer: Design, Synthesis, Theoretical
Study and Its Application in Ratiometric Hg2+ Sensing Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 2047.
- Organic Solid Fluorophores
Regulated by Subtle Structure Modification: Color-Tunable and
Aggregation-Induced Emission Chem.
Sci. 2017, 8, 577.
Stable Organic Small Molecular Nanoparticles as an Advanced and
Biocompatible Phototheranostic Agent of Tumor in Living Mice ACS Nano 2017, 11, 7177–7188.
A Unique Approach to Yield Bright Organic Nanocrystals for Biological
Applications Adv. Mater. 2017, 29, 1604100 (1–6).
Process Visualized by Aggregation-Induced Emission Fluorogens
2016, 7, 12033.
Microscopy as an Alternative to Electron Microscopy for Microscale
Dispersion Evaluation of Organic-Inorganic Composites Nature Commun.
2016, 7, 11811.
- Real-Time Imaging of Cell Behaviors in Living Organisms
by a Mitochondria Targeting AIE Fluorogen Adv. Funct. Mater. 2016, 26, 7132.
Fluorescent Nanoprobe with Aggregation-Induced Emission Characteristics
for Selective In Vivo Imaging of Elevated Peroxynitrite
Generation Adv. Mater. 2016, 28, 7249.
Mitochondrion-Specific Photoactivatable Fluorescence Turn-on AIE-based
Bioprobe for Localization Super-Resolution Microscope Adv. Mater. 2016, 28,
- Synthesis of Imidazole-Based AIEgens with Wide Color
Tunability and Exploration of Their Biological Applications Adv. Funct. Mater. 2016, 26,
Molecular Design for Achieving Persistent and Efficient Pure Organic Room
Temperature Phosphorescence Chem 2016, 1, 592.
- A Colour-Tunable
Chiral AIEgen: Reversible Coordination,
Enantiomer Discrimination and Morphology Visualization Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 6106.
Photonic Crystals with Multi-functionality and Tunability Chem. Sci. 2016, 7, 5692.
- Synthesis and
Design of Aggregation-Induced Emission Surfactants: Direct Observation of
Micelle Transition and Microemulsion Droplets Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54,
- Unusual Aggregation-Induced
Emission of a Coumarin Derivative as a Result of the Restriction of an
Intramolecular Twisting Motion Angew. Chem.
Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 14492.
- Multichannel Conductance of
Folded Single-Molecule Wires Aided by Through-Space Conjugation Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54,
Live-Cell Bioprobe Operated in a Fluorescence Turn-On Manner and a
Well-Designed Photoactivatable Mechanism Adv. Mater. 2015, 27,
Probe for Targeted and Activatable Photodynamic Therapy with Real-time
In-situ Reporting of Sensitizer Activation and Therapeutic Responses Adv.
Funct. Mater. 2015, 25,
Persistent Room Temperature Phosphorescence and Remarkable Mechanochromism from Pure Organic Luminogens Adv. Mater. 2015,
- A Luminogen with
Aggregation-Induced Emission Characteristic for Wash-Free Bacterial
Imaging, High-Throughput Antibiotics Screening and Bacterial
Susceptibility Evaluation Adv. Mater. 2015, 27, 4931.
- Insight into the Strong
Aggregation-Induced Emission of Low-Conjugated Racemic C6-Unsubstituted Tetrahydropyrimidines through
Crystal-Structure-Property Relationship of Polymorphs Chem. Sci. 2015,
Emission and Aggregation-Promoted Photochromism
Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 3538.
Rigidity in Twisting Molecules: Filling the Gap between Aggregation-Caused
Quenching and Aggregation-Induced Emission Adv. Mater. 2015,
- Single Molecule with Dual
Function on Nanogold: Biofunctionalized Construct for In Vivo
Photoacoustic Imaging and SERS Biosensing Adv. Funct.
Mater. 2015, 25, 2316.
- High-order Nonlinear
Optical Effects in Organic Luminogens with Aggregation-Induced Emission Adv.
Mater. 2015, 27, 2332.
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