YU Tao

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AddressRoom 249, Qixiang building, Chang'an campus of Northwestern Polytechnical University

Emailiamtyu@nwpu.edu.cn; yutaochem@126.com


Research Area

1.Design and Synthesis of New Optoelectronic Materials for OLEDOPV and OFET.

2.Design and Synthesis of Photo- and Mechano-Responsive Materials.

3.Optoelectronic Devices Fabrication based on Photo- and Mechano-Responsive Materials.


Education and Working Experiences

2018/11- now,     Northwestern Polytechnical University, Institute of Flexible Electronics, Professor

2015/09-2018/11,  Sun Yat-sen University,  School of Chemistry, Associated Professor

2013/09-2015/08,  The University of Hong Kong, Department of Chemistry, Postdoc

2009/09-2013/09,  The University of Hong Kong, Department of Chemistry, PhD, Supervisor: Prof. V. W.-W. Yam

2005/09-2009/06,  Sun Yat-sen University,  School of Chemistry, Bachlor


Conducted Funding Projects

National Natural Science Foundation of China: Design, synthesis and photochromic studies for triarylethylene derivatives (2018.01-2020.12; Project Leader)

Pearl River Nova Program of Guangzhou: Designing and developing new mechanoluminsecent and mechanochromic materais based on weak intermolecular interactions (2019.01-2020.12; Project Leader)

PhD Research Startup Foundation of Guangdong Province: Design and synthesis of donor-acceptor type Ir(III) metal complexes with near-infrared emissions and their applications in near-infrared OLEDs (2018.01-2020.12; Project Leader)

Young Creative Talents Foundation of Guangdong Province: Novel triphenylethylene-based photochromic materials and their applications (2017.06-2020.06; Project Leader)



1. Z. Xie, Q. Huang, T. Yu,* L. Wang, Z. Mao, W. Li, Z. Yang, Y. Zhang,* S. Liu, J. Xu, Z. Chi,* M. P. Aldred, “Hydrogen-bonding-assisted intermolecularcharge transfer: a new strategy to design single-component white-light-emitting materials”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2017, 27, 1703918.

2. T. Yu, D. Ou, Zhiyong Yang,* Qiuyi Huang, Zhu Mao, Junru Chen, Yi Zhang,* Siwei Liu, Martin R. Bryce, Zhenguo Chi,* “The HOF structures of nitrotetraphenylethene derivatives provide new insights into the nature of AIE and a way to design mechanoluminescent materials” Chem. Sci. 2017, 08, 1163.

3. Z. Xie,+ T. Yu,+* J. Chen, E. Ubba, L. Wang, Z. Mao, T. Su, Y. Zhang,* S. Liu, J. Xu, Z. Chi,* M. P. Aldred, “Weak Interactions but Potent Effect: Tunable Mechanoluminescence by Adjusting Intermolecular C-H⸱⸱⸱ Interactions” Chem. Sci. 2018, 09, 5787.

4. D. Ou,+ T. Yu,+ Z. Yang, T. Luan,* Z. Mao, Y. Zhang,* S. Liu, J. Xu, Z. Chi,* M. R. Bryce, “Combined aggregation induced emission (AIE), photochromism and photoresponsive wettability in simple dichloro-substituted triphenylethylene derivatives” Chem. Sci. 2016, 07, 5302.Co-first author

5. J. Chen, T. Yu,* E. Ubba, Z. Xie, Z. Yang, Y. Zhang,* S. Liu, J. Xu, M. P. Aldred, Z. Chi* “Achieving dual-emissive and time-dependent evolutive organic afterglow by bridging molecules with weak intermolecular hydrogen bonding”, Adv. Opt. Mater. DOI:10.1002/adom.201801593

6. L. Wang,+ T. Yu,+* Z. Xie, X. Chen, Z. Yang, Y. Zhang,* M. P. Aldred, Z. Chi,* “Design, synthesis and photochromism studies of thienyl containing triarylethylene derivatives and their applications in real-time photoresponsive surfaces” J. Mater. Chem. C 2018, 6, 8832.

7. E. Ubba, T. Yu,* Z. Yang, J. Zhao, L. Wang, Z. Chi,* “Organic Mechanoluminescence with Aggregation-Induced Emission” Chem. Asian. J., 2018, 13, 3106.

8. L. Wang, T. Yu,* Z. Xie, E. Ubba, Z. Yang, Y. Zhang,* S. Liu, J. Xu, Z. Chi,* “Gated photochromic molecules with AIEgen: turn-on the photochromism with an oxidation reagent” RSC Adv. 2018, 08, 18613.

9. Q. Huang,+ T. Yu,+ Z. Xie, W. Li, L. Wang, S. Liu, Y. Zhang,* Z. Chi,* J. Xu, M. P. Aldred, “Hydrogen-bonding assisted loosely packing crystals of a diaminomaleonitrile-modified tetraphenylethene compoundand their photo- and mechano-responsive properties” J. Mater. Chem. C 2017, 5, 11867.

10. T Yu, D. Ou, L. Wang, S. Zheng, Z. Yang, Y. Zhang,* Z. Chi,* S. Liu, J. Xu, M. P. Aldred, “A new approach to switchablephotochromic materials by combining photochromism and piezochromism together in an AIE-active molecule” Mater. Chem. Front. 2017, 01, 1900.

11. T. Yu, V. K.-M. Au, D. P.-K. Tsang, M.-Y. Chan, V. W.-W. Yam,* “Synthesis, characterization, electrochemistry, and photophysical studies of triarylamine-containing zinc(II) diimine bis-thiolate complexes” Dalton. Trans., 2015, 44, 18983.

12. T. Yu, D. P.-K. Tsang, V. K.-M. Au, W. H. Lam, M.-Y. Chan, V. W.-W. Yam,* “Deep red to near-infrared emitting rhenium(I) complexes: synthesis, characterization, electrochemistry, photophysics, and electroluminescence studies” Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 13418.

13. W. Li, Q. Huang, Z. Mao, Q. Li, L. Jiang, Z. Xie, R. Xu, Z. Yang, J. Zhao, T. Yu, Y. Zhang, M. P. Aldred, Z. Chi*, “Alkyl Chain Introduction: In Situ Solar-Renewable Colorful Organic Mechanoluminescence Materials” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 12727.

14. Y. Mu, Z. Yang, J. Chen, Z. Yang, W. Li, X. Tan, Z. Mao, T. Yu, J. Zhao, S. Zheng, S. Liu, Y. Zhang,* Z. Chi, J. Xu, M. P. Aldred “Mechano-induced persistent room-temperature phosphorescence from purely organic molecules” Chem. Sci. 2018, 09, 3782.

15. Z. Yang, Z. Mao, T. Yu, Y. Zhang, S. Liu, J. Xu, Z. Chi, Mechano-Responsive AIE Luminogens” Aggregation-Induced Emission: Materials and Applications Volume 1 (ch. 12), American Chemical Society, 2016, ACS BooksBook charpter);

16. M.-Y. Leung, S. Y.-L. Leung, D. Wu, T. Yu, V. W.-W. Yam*, “Synthesis, electrochemistry, and photophysical studies of ruthenium(II) polypyridine complexes with D––A––D type ligands and their application studies as organic memories” Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22, 14013.

17. Z. Yang, Z. Chi,* Tao Yu, X. Zhang, M. Chen, B. Xu, S. Liu, Y. Zhang, J. Xu,* “Triphenylethylene carbazole derivatives as a new class of AIE materials with strong blue light emission and high glass transition temperature” J. Mater. Chem. 2009, 19, 5541.



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