Prof.Yong Yan

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Name: Yong Yan                             Education: Ph.D.

Position:                                         Academic title: Professor

Post code: 100190                        Subjects categories: Chemistry/Materials

Mailing Address: No.11,Beiyitiao Zhongguancun Beijing,china

E-mail: yany(AT)



2014.12 – Present Professor, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, CAS

2010.08 – 2014.12 Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University

2007.09 – 2010.07 Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology

2001.09 – 2007.07 M.Sc. and B.S. in Applied Chemistry, University of Science and Technology, Beijing



Nanomaterials and nanodevices



1. Yan, Y.; Pillai, P.; Timonen, J.; Emami, F.; Grzybowski, B., Soft Template-Assisted Synthesis of Toroidal Gold Nanoparticles, Langmuir, 2014, 30, 9886-9890.

2. Zou, W.; Yan, Y. (Co-first); Fang, J.; Liang, J.; Deng, K.; Yao, J.; Wei, Z., Biomimetic Superhelical Conducting Microfibers with Homochirality for Enantioselective Sensing, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 578-581.

3. Yan, Y.; Timonen, J.; Grzybowski, B., A long-lasting, concentration cell based on a magnetic electrolyte, Nature Nanotechnology, 2014, 9, 901-906.

4. Yan, Y.; Fang, J.; Yu, Z.; Zhou W.; Fan, H.; Wei, Z., Helical Heterojunctions Originated from Helical Inversion of Conducting Polymers Nanofibers, Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 2843-2845. (Cover art)

5. Nakanishi, H.; Walker, D.; Bishop, K.J.M.; Wesson, P.J.; Yan, Y.; Soh, S.; Swaminathan, S.; Grzybowski, B.A., Dynamic internal gradients control and direct electric currents within nanostructured materials, Nature Nanotechnology 2011, 6, 740-746. (Cover art)

6. Yan, Y.; Fang, J.; Zhang, Y.; Fan, H.; Wei, Z., Self-Assembled Single-Crystal Polyaniline Microplates and Their Anisotropic Electrical Transport Property, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2011, 32, 1640-1644. (Cover art)

7. Yan, Y.; Wang, R.; Qiu, X.; Wei, Z., Hexagonal Superlattices of Chiral Polymer Self-assembled by Mimic Protein β-folding with Anisotropic Electrical Transport, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 12006-12012.

8. Yan, Y.; Zhang, Y.; Hu, W.; Wei, Z., Hierarchical Crystalline Nanostructures of Conducting Polymers with Homohelicity, Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 8626-8630.

9. Yan, Y.; Deng, K.; Yu, Z.; Wei, Z. X., Tuning the Supramolecular Chirality of Polyaniline by Methyl Substitution, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 2003-2006.

10. Yan, Y.; Yu, Z.; Huang, Y. W.; Yuan, W. X.; Wei, Z. X., Helical Polyaniline Nanofibers Induced by Chiral Dopants by a Polymerization Process, Adv. Mater. 2007, 19, 3353-3357.

11. Hou, J.; Tan, Z.; Yan, Y.; He, Y.; Yang, C.; Li, Y., Synthesis and Photovoltaic Properties of Two-Dimensional Conjugated Polythiophenes with Bi(thienylenevinylene) Side Chains, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 4911-4916.

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