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Nian-Yong Zhu
Research Fellow, Chemistry

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Che, C.-M., Chow, C.-F., Yuen, M.-Y., Roy, V.A.L., Lu, W., Chen, Y., Chui, S.S.-Y., Zhu, N., Single microcrystals of organoplatinum(II) complexes with high charge-carrier mobility, Chemical Science, 2, (2), 2011, p216-220 Journal Article, 2011

Chan, C.K.M., Tao, C.-H., Li, K.-F., Man-Chung Wong, K., Zhu, N., Cheah, K.-W., Yam, V.W.-W., Synthesis, characterization, luminescence and nonlinear optical (NLO) properties of truxene-containing platinum(II) alkynyl complexes, Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 696, (6), 2011, p1163-1173 Journal Article, 2011

Chen, Zuofeng, Wong, Keith Man-Chung, Kwok, Eric Chi-Ho, Zhu, Nianyong, Zu, Yanbing, Yam, Vivian Wing-Wah, Electrogenerated Chemiluminescence of Platinum(II) Alkynyl Terpyridine Complex with Peroxydisulfate as Coreactant, Inorganic Chemistry, 50, (6), 2011, p2125-2132 Journal Article, 2011

Wang, Jia, Chen, Yong, Law, Yuen-Chi, Li, Meiyi, Zhu, Ming-Xin, Lu, Wei, Chui, Stephen Sin-Yin, Zhu, Nianyong, Che, Chi-Ming, Organo- and Hydrogelators Based on Luminescent Monocationic Terpyridyl Platinum(II) Complexes with Biphenylacetylide Ligands, Chemistry-an Asian Journal, 6, (11), 2011, p3011-3019 Journal Article, 2011

Chan, Jacky Chi-Hung, Lam, Wai Han, Wong, Hok-Lai, Zhu, Nianyong, Wong, Wing-Tak, Yam, Vivian Wing-Wah, Diarylethene-Containing Cyclometalated Platinum(II) Complexes: Tunable Photochromism via Metal Coordination and Rational Ligand Design, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133, (32), 2011, p12690-12705 Journal Article, 2011

Au, Vonika Ka-Man, Wong, Keith Man-Chung, Zhu, Nianyong, Yam, Vivian Wing-Wah, Luminescent Cyclometalated Dialkynylgold(III) Complexes of 2-Phenylpyridine-Type Derivatives with Readily Tunable Emission Properties, Chemistry-a European Journal, 17, (1), 2011, p130-142 Journal Article, 2011

Jiao, Zhi-Gang, Chang, Xiao-Wei, Ding, Wei, Liu, Guo-Jun, Song, Ke-Sheng, Zhu, Nian-Yong, Zhang, Dan-Wei, Yang, Dan, beta N-O Turns and Helices Induced by beta(2)-Aminoxy Peptides: Synthesis and Conformational Studies, Chemistry-an Asian Journal, 6, (7), 2011, p1791-1799 Journal Article, 2011

Chow, Andy Lok-Fung, So, Man-Ho, Lu, Wei, Zhu, Nianyong, Che, Chi-Ming, Synthesis, Photophysical Properties, and Molecular Aggregation of Gold(I) Complexes Containing Carbon-Donor Ligands, Chemistry-an Asian Journal, 6, (2), 2011, p544-553 Journal Article, 2011

Wong, Hok-Lai, Tao, Chi-Hang, Zhu, Nianyong, Yam, Vivian Wing-Wah, Photochromic Alkynes as Versatile Building Blocks for Metal Alkynyl Systems: Design, Synthesis, and Photochromic Studies of Diarylethene-Containing Platinum(II) Phosphine Alkynyl Complexes, Inorganic Chemistry, 50, (2), 2011, p471-481 Journal Article, 2011

Au, Vonika Ka-Man, Wong, Keith Man-Chung, Tsang, Daniel Ping-Kuen, Chan, Mei-Yee, Zhu, Nianyong, Yam, Vivian Wing-Wah, High-Efficiency Green Organic Light-Emitting Devices Utilizing Phosphorescent Bis-cyclometalated Alkynylgold(III) Complexes, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132, (40), 2010, p14273-14278 Journal Article, 2010

Zhang, Yu-Hui, Song, Kesheng, Zhu, Nian-Yong, Yang, Dan, The Effect of Backbone Stereochemistry on the Folding of Acyclic beta(2,3)-Aminoxy Peptides, Chemistry-a European Journal, 16, (2), 2010, p577-587 Journal Article, 2010

Yang, Dan, Liu, Guo-Jun, Hao, Yu, Li, Wei, Dong, Ze-Min, Zhang, Dan-Wei, Zhu, Nian-Yong, Conformational Studies on Peptides of alpha-Aminoxy Acids with Functionalized Side-Chains, Chemistry-an Asian Journal, 5, (6), 2010, p1356-1363 Journal Article, 2010

Che, Chi-Ming, Kwok, Chi-Chung, Lai, Siu-Wai, Rausch, Andreas F., Finkenzeller, Walter J., Zhu, Nianyong, Yersin, Hartmut, Photophysical Properties and OLED Applications of Phosphorescent Platinum(II) Schiff Base Complexes, Chemistry-a European Journal, 16, (1), 2010, p233-247 Journal Article, 2010

Raymond"Wai-Yin Sun, Carrie"Ka-Lei Li, Dik-Lung Ma, Jessie"Jing Yan, Chun-Nam Lok, Chung-Hang Leung, Nianyong Zhu, Chi-Ming Che, Cover Picture: Stable Anticancer Gold(III)-Porphyrin Complexes: Effects of Porphyrin Structure (Chem. Eur. J. 10/2010), Chemistry - A European Journal, 16, (10), 2010, p2951--2951 Journal Article, 2010

Sun, Raymond Wai-Yin, Li, Carrie Ka-Lei, Ma, Dik-Lung, Yan, Jessie Jing, Lok, Chun-Nam, Leung, Chung-Hang, Zhu, Nianyong, Che, Chi-Ming, Stable Anticancer Gold(III)-Porphyrin Complexes: Effects of Porphyrin Structure, Chemistry-a European Journal, 16, (10), 2010, p3097-3113 Journal Article, 2010

Tsui, Wai-Man, Huang, Jie-Sheng, Tong, Glenna So Ming, Kui, Steven C. F., Che, Chi-Ming, Zhu, Nianyong, Quinoneimido Complexes of a Metalloporphyrin: Isolation, X-ray Crystal Structures, and DFT Calculations, Chemistry-an Asian Journal, 5, (4), 2010, p759-763 Journal Article, 2010

Zhao, Le, Wong, Keith Man-Chung, Li, Bao, Li, Wen, Zhu, Nianyong, Wu, Lixin, Yam, Vivian Wing-Wah, Luminescent Amphiphilic 2,6-Bis(1-alkylpyrazol-3-yl)pyridyl Platinum(II) Complexes: Synthesis, Characterization, Electrochemical, Photophysical, and Langmuir-Blodgett Film Formation Studies, Chemistry-a European Journal, 16, (23), 2010, p6797-6809 Journal Article, 2010

Leung, Sammual Yu-Lut, Lam, Wai Han, Zhu, Nianyong, Yam, Vivian Wing-Wah, Synthesis, Structural Characterization, and Photophysical Study of Luminescent Face-to-Face Dinuclear Platinum(II) Alkynyl Phosphine Complexes and Their Tetranuclear Mixed-Metal Platinum(II)-Silver(I) and -Copper(I) Complexes, Organometallics, 29, (21), 2010, p5558-5569 Journal Article, 2010

Duan, Gongping, Zhu, Nianyong, Yam, Vivian Wing-Wah, Syntheses and Photochromic Studies of Dithienylethene-Containing Imidazolium Derivatives and Their Reactivity towards Nucleophiles, Chemistry-a European Journal, 16, (44), 2010, p13199-13209 Journal Article, 2010

Zhang, Kenneth Yin, Li, Steve Po-Yam, Zhu, Nianyong, Or, Iyana Wai-Shan, Cheung, Maggie Shau-Ha, Lam, Yun-Wah, Lo, Kenneth Kam-Wing, Structure, Photophysical and Electrochemical Properties, Biomolecular Interactions, and Intracellular Uptake of Luminescent Cyclometalated Iridium(III) Dipyridoquinoxaline Complexes, Inorganic Chemistry, 49, (5), 2010, p2530-2540 Journal Article, 2010

Lee, Terence Kwok-Ming, Zhu, Nianyong, Yam, Vivian Wing-Wah, An Unprecedented Luminescent Polynuclear Gold(I) mu(3)-Sulfido Cluster With a Thiacrown-like Architecture, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132, (50), 2010, p17646-17648 Journal Article, 2010

Tong, Glenna So Ming, Law, Yuen-Chi, Kui, Steven C. F., Zhu, Nianyong, Leung, King Hong, Phillips, David Lee, Che, Chi-Ming, Ligand-to-Ligand Charge-Transfer Transitions of Platinum (II) Complexes with Arylacetylide Ligands with Different Chain Lengths: Spectroscopic Characterization, Effect of Molecular Conformations, and Density Functional Theory Calculations, Chemistry-a European Journal, 16, (22), 2010, p6540-6554 Journal Article, 2010

Yang, Dan, Chang, Xiao-Wei, Zhang, Dan-Wei, Jiang, Ze-Feng, Song, Ke-Sheng, Zhang, Yu-Hui, Zhu, Nian-Yong, Weng, Lin-Hong, Chen, Min-Qin, Chiral alpha-Aminoxy Acid/Achiral Cyclopropane alpha-Aminoxy Acid Unit as a Building Block for Constructing the alpha N-O Helix, Journal of Organic Chemistry, 75, (14), 2010, p4796-4805 Journal Article, 2010

Siu-Tung Lam, Nianyong Zhu, Vivian Wing-Wah Yam, Correction to Synthesis and Characterization of Luminescent Rhenium(I) Tricarbonyl Diimine Complexes with a Triarylboron Moiety and the Study of Their Fluoride Ion-Binding Properties, Inorganic Chemistry, 49, (20), 2010, p9728--9728 Journal Article, 2010

Le Zhao, Keith"Man-Chung Wong, Bao Li, Wen Li, Nianyong Zhu, Lixin Wu, Vivian"Wing-Wah Yam, Inside Cover: Luminescent Amphiphilic 2,6-Bis(1-alkylpyrazol-3-yl)pyridyl Platinum(II) Complexes: Synthesis, Characterization, Electrochemical, Photophysical, and Langmuir-Blodgett Film Formation Studies (Chem. Eur. J. 23/2010), Chemistry - A European Journal, 16, (23), 2010, p6710--6710 Journal Article, 2010

Yuen, Mai-Yan, Kui, Steven C. E., Low, Kam-Hung, Kwok, Chi-Chung, Chui, Stephen Sin-Yin, Ma, Chun-Wah, Zhu, Nianyong, Che, Chi-Ming, Synthesis, Photophysical and Electrophosphorescent Properties of Fluorene-Based Platinum(II) Complexes, Chemistry-a European Journal, 16, (47), 2010, p14131-14141 Journal Article, 2010

He, Xiaoming, Zhu, Nianyong, Yam, Vivian Wing-Wah, Synthesis, Characterization, Structure, and Selective Cu(2+) Sensing Studies of an Alkynylgold(I) Complex Containing the Dipicolylamine Receptor, Organometallics, 28, (13), 2009, p3621-3624 Journal Article, 2009

Deng, Qing-Hai, Chen, Jian, Huang, Jie-Sheng, Chui, Stephen Sin-Yin, Zhu, Nianyong, Li, Guang-Yu, Che, Chi-Ming, Trapping Reactive Metal-Carbene Complexes by a Bis-Pocket Porphyrin: X-ray Crystal Structures of Ru = CHCO(2)Et and trans- Ru(CHR)(CO) Species and Highly Selective Carbenoid Transfer Reactions, Chemistry-a European Journal, 15, (41), 2009, p10707-10712 Journal Article, 2009

Tao, Chi-Hang, Zhu, Nianyong, Yam, Vivian Wing-Wah, Synthesis, characterisation and luminescence properties of carbazole-containing platinum(II) and palladium(II) alkynyl complexes, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology a-Chemistry, 207, (1), 2009, p94-101 Journal Article, 2009

Tong, Wah-Leung, Chan, Michael C. W., Zhu, Nianyong, Leung, Sze-Kar, Synthesis and spectroscopic properties of modular platinum(II) terpyridine phosphorescent pockets, Dalton Transactions, (24), 2009, p4741-4746 Journal Article, 2009

He, Xiaoming, Lam, Wai Han, Zhu, Nianyong, Yam, Vivian Wing-Wah, Design and Synthesis of Calixarene-Based Bis-alkynyl-Bridged Dinuclear Au(I) Isonitrile Complexes as Luminescent Ion Probes by the Modulation of Au center dot center dot center dot Au Interactions, Chemistry-a European Journal, 15, (35), 2009, p8842-8851 Journal Article, 2009

Yam, Vivian Wing-Wah, Song, Hai-Ou, Chan, Steve Tak-Wah, Zhu, Nianyong, Tao, Chi-Hang, Wong, Keith Man-Chung, Wu, Li-Xin, Synthesis, Characterization, Ion-Binding Properties, and Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer Behavior of Rhenium(I) Complexes Containing a Coumarin-Appended 2,2 '-Bipyridine, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 113, (27), 2009, p11674-11682 Journal Article, 2009

Tam, Anthony Yiu-Yan, Wong, Keith Man-Chung, Zhu, Nianyong, Wang, Guoxin, Yam, Vivian Wing-Wah, Luminescent Alkynylplatinum(II) Terpyridyl Metallogels Stabilized by Pt center dot center dot center dot Pt, pi-pi, and Hydrophobic-Hydrophobic Interactions, Langmuir, 25, (15), 2009, p8685-8695 Journal Article, 2009

Tam, Ka-Ho, Chan, Michael C. W., Kaneyoshi, Hiromu, Makio, Haruyuki, Zhu, Nianyong, Indirect Substituent Effects upon the Olefin Polymerization Reactivity of Titanium(IV) Chelating sigma-Aryl Catalysts, Organometallics, 28, (20), 2009, p5877-5882 Journal Article, 2009

Chan, Carmen Ka Man, Tao, Chi-Hang, Tam, Hoi-Lam, Zhu, Nianyong, Yam, Vivian Wing-Wah, Cheah, Kok-Wai, Synthesis, Characterization, Luminescence, and Non-linear Optical Properties of Oxadiazole- and Truxene-Containing Platinum(II) Alkynyl Complexes with Donor-Acceptor Functionalities, Inorganic Chemistry, 48, (7), 2009, p2855-2864 Journal Article, 2009

Siu-Tung Lam, Nianyong Zhu, Vivian Wing-Wah Yam, Synthesis and Characterization of Luminescent Rhenium(I) Tricarbonyl Diimine Complexes with a Triarylboron Moiety and the Study of Their Fluoride Ion-Binding Properties, Inorganic Chemistry, 48, (20), 2009, p9664--9670 Journal Article, 2009

He, Xiaoming, Cheng, Eddie Chung-Chin, Zhu, Nianyong, Yam, Vivian Wing-Wah, Selective ion probe for Mg(2+) based on Au(I)center dot center dot center dot Au(I) interactions in a tripodal alkynylgold(I) complex with oligoether pendants, Chemical Communications, (27), 2009, p4016-4018 Journal Article, 2009

Tong, Glenna So Ming, Kui, Steven Chi Fai, Chao, Hsiu-Yi, Zhu, Nianyong, Che, Chi-Ming, The (3) nd sigma*(n+1)p sigma Emissions of Linear Silver(I) and Gold(I) Chains with Bridging Phosphine Ligands, Chemistry-a European Journal, 15, (41), 2009, p10777-10789 Journal Article, 2009

He, Wei, Yip, Kai-Tai, Zhu, Nian-Yong, Yang, Dan, Pd(II)/(t)Bu-quinolineoxazoline: An Air-Stable and Modular Chiral Catalyst System for Enantioselective Oxidative Cascade Cyclization, Organic Letters, 11, (24), 2009, p5626-5628 Journal Article, 2009

Wong, Hok-Lai, Ko, Chi-Chiu, Lam, Wai Han, Zhu, Nianyong, Yam, Vivian Wing-Wah, Design and Synthesis of a New Class of Photochromic Diarylethene-Containing Dithieno 3,2-b:2 ',3 '-d pyrroles and Their Switchable Luminescence Properties, Chemistry-a European Journal, 15, (39), 2009, p10005-10009 Journal Article, 2009

Yam, Vivian Wing-Wah, Lee, Jason Ka-Wai, Ko, Chi-Chiu, Zhu, Nianyong, Photochromic Diarylethene-Containing Ionic Liquids and N-Heterocyclic Carbenes, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 131, (3), 2009, p912-+ Journal Article, 2009

Lai, Siu-Wai, Chan, Queenie K. W., Han, Jie, Zhi, Yong-Gang, Zhu, Nianyong, Che, Chi-Ming, Synthesis, Structures, and Photoluminescent Properties of Cyclometalated Platinum(II) Complexes bearing Upper-Rim Phosphinated Calix 4 arenes, Organometallics, 28, (1), 2009, p34-37 Journal Article, 2009

Tang, Rowena Pui-Ling, Wong, Keith Man-Chung, Zhu, Nianyong, Yam, Vivian Wing-Wah, Luminescence, electrochemistry and host-guest properties of dinuclear platinum(II) terpyridyl complexes of sulfur-containing bridging ligands, Dalton Transactions, (20), 2009, p3911-3922 Journal Article, 2009

Au, Vonika Ka-Man, Wong, Keith Man-Chung, Zhu, Nianyong, Yam, Vivian Wing-Wah, Luminescent Cyclometalated N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Containing Organogold(III) Complexes: Synthesis, Characterization, Electrochemistry, and Photophysical Studies, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 131, (25), 2009, p9076-9085 Journal Article, 2009

Wu, Peng, Ma, Dik-Lung, Leung, Chung-Hang, Yan, Siu-Cheong, Zhu, Nianyong, Abagyan, R., Che, Chi-Ming, Stabilization of G-Quadruplex DNA with Platinum(II) Schiff Base Complexes: Luminescent Probe and Down-Regulation of c-myc Oncogene Expression, Chemistry-a European Journal, 15, (47), 2009, p13008-13021 Journal Article, 2009

Yip, Kai-Tai, Zhu, Nian-Yong, Yang, Dan, Palladium-Catalyzed Highly Diastereoselective Oxidative Cascade Cyclization Reactions, Organic Letters, 11, (9), 2009, p1911-1914 Journal Article, 2009

Xu, Z.-J., Fang, R., Zhao, C., Huang, J.-S., Li, G.-Y., Zhu, N., Che, C.-M., Cis-ß-bis(carbonyl) ruthenium-salen complexes: X-ray crystal structures and remarkable catalytic properties toward asymmetric intramolecular alkene cyclopropanation, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 131, (12), 2009, p4405-4417 Journal Article, 2009

Vivian Wing-Wah Yam, Rowena Pui-Ling Tang, Keith Man-Chung Wong, Xiao-Xia Lu, Kung-Kai Cheung, Nianyong Zhu, Syntheses, Electronic Absorption, Emission, and Ion-Binding Studies of Platinum(II) C, N, C and Terpyridyl Complexes Containing Crown Ether Pendants, Chemistry - A European Journal, 14, (9), 2008, p2644--2644 Journal Article, 2008

Chi-Hang Tao, Nianyong Zhu, Vivian Wing-Wah Yam, Room-Temperature Phosphorescence and Energy Transfer in Luminescent Multinuclear Platinum(II) Complexes of Branched Alkynyls, Chemistry - A European Journal, 14, (5), 2008, p1377--1377 Journal Article, 2008

Wing-Ping Yip, Chi-Ming Ho, Nianyong Zhu, Tai-Chu Lau, Chi-Ming Che, Cover Picture: Homogeneous [RuIII(Me3tacn)Cl3]-Catalyzed Alkenecis-Dihydroxylation with Aqueous Hydrogen Peroxide (Chem. Asian J. 1/2008), Chemistry " An Asian Journal, 3, (1), 2008, p3--3 Journal Article, 2008