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Department of Chemistry
Welcome to Chemistry @ NTHU


Hwang, Kuo Chu
Title: Professor


Columbia University(USA)(Ph.D.) (1990)
National Tsing Hua University(M.S.) (1983)
National Cheng Kung University(B.S.) (1981)

Office: Chemistry Building B28
Phone number: 33416
Web site:

Work Experience:

2000 ~
1993 ~ 2000
1990 ~ 1993

Professor of NTHU
Associate Professor of NTHU
Postdoctoral Research, Rockefeller University

Research Areas:

Nano-Material Chemistry、Enzyme chemistry、Organic Photochemistry

Journal Articles:

1.       K. C. Hwang and H. Chang,“The SERS of Pyridine on an Electro-chemically Plated Silver Electrode”, Chem. Phys. Lett.198398, 597.(SCI IF 2.26)

2.       H. Chang and K. C. Hwang, “The Behavior of Pyridine, Pyridinium Ion, and Pyridinium Halide on a Ag Electrode and Their SERS Spectra”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1984106, 6586.  (SCI IF 5.7)

3.       Kuo Chu Hwang, “ Application of Simplex Optimization Technique in Chemical Data Processing, Instruments Today 19856(4), 45-53. (invited paper, in Chinese)

4.      K. S. Arora, K. C. Hwang, and N. J. Turro, “Photophysical Investigation of the Interactions of Phospholipids and a Pyrene Substitute Poly   (acrylic acid) in Dilute Solutions”, Macromolecules1986, 19, 2806.  (SCI IF 3.4)

5.       N. J. Turro, C. Doubleday, Jr., K. C. Hwang, C. C. Cheng, and J. R. Fehlner,  “Magnetic Isotope Effects in Biradicals:  Substantial 13C Enrichment and a Novel Mechanistic Probe”, Tetrahedron Lett., 198728, 2929.  (SCI IF 2.6)

6.       H. D. Roth, R. S. Hutton, K. C. Hwang, N. J. Turro, and K. M. Welsh, “Chemically Induced Dynamic Nuclear Polarization in Systems Containing Large Hyperfine Coupling Constants”, J. Phys. Chem.198993, 5697.  (SCI IF 4.17)

7.       K. C. Hwang, N. J. Turro, C. H. D. Roth, and C. Doubleday, Jr., “Suppression of Chemically Induced Dynamic Nuclear Polarization Enhancements by Nuclei with Large Hyperfine Coupling Constants”, J. Phys. Chem199195, 63.   (SCI IF 4.17)

8.       K. C. Hwang, N. J. Turro, and C. Doubleday, Jr., “Investigation of the Kinetic Window for Generationof 13C T0 - S CIDNP Derived from Long-Chain Biradicals by Tuning the Rates of Bimolecular Scavenging and Intersystem Crossing”, J. Am. Chem. Soc1991113, 2850.  (SCI IF 5.7)

9.       N. J. Turro, K. C. Hwang, V. P. Rao, and C. Doubleday, Jr., “Utilization of Radical Scavenging to Develop Nuclear Spin Polarization and Magnetic Isotope Separation in Long Flexible Biradicals”, J. Phys. Chem199195, 1872.   (SCI IF 4.17)

10.     N. Han, K. C. Hwang, X. Lei, and N. J. Turro,“Photochemistry of 2,2',12-Trimethyl- cyclododecanone and 2,2',12,12'-tetramethylcyclododecanone: Product Distribution, Photo-CIDNP, and Magnetic Isotope Effect",  J. Photochem..Photobiol. A. Chem., 199161, 35. (SCI IF 0.95)

11.     K. C. Hwang, H. D. Roth, N. J. Turro, and K. M. Welsh,“Effect of a Second Magnetic Nucleus on CIDNP Enhancement Factors", J. Phys. Org. Chem. 19925, 209.  (SCI IF 0.92)

12.     K. C. Hwang, and D. Mauzerall,“Vectorial Electron Transfer from an Interfacial Photoexcited Porphyrin to Ground State C60 and C70 and from Ascorbate to Triplet C60 and C70 in a Lipid Bilayer", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1992, 114, 9705.  (SCI IF 5.7)

13.     K. C. Hwang, and D. Mauzerall,“Photoinduced Transmembrane Electron Transport Mediated by C70 Anion", Nature1993361, 138.  (SCI IF 28.8) Times Cited: 128

14.     K. C. Hwang, D. Mauzerall, R. W. Wagner, and J. S. Lindsey, "Synthesis of amphipathic porphyrins and their photoinduced electron transfer reactions at the lipid bilayer-water interface", Photochem. Photobiol. 1994, 59, 145-151.  (SCI IF 2.5)

15.     K. C. Hwang, N. J. Turro, and H. D. Roth,"Hydrogen donating solvent participation in the photochemistry of benzaldehyde and deoxybenzoin- A 13C CIDNP study", J. Org. Chem. 1994, 59, 1102-1107.  (SCI IF 3.5)

16.     K. C. Hwang, S. Niu, D. Mauzerall, Electron Transfer Across a Lipid Bilayer Mediated by Fullerenes.  In Recent Advances in the Chemistry and Physics of Fullerenes and Related Materials.  K. M. Kadish, and R. S. Ruoff, Eds., The Electrochemical Society, Inc., Pennington, NJ, 1994, pp845~853.

17.     K. C. Hwang,“High yield conversion of carbon nanotubes to nanostraws at mild conditions", SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF FULLERENE MATERIALS  Book Series: MRS SYMPOSIUM PROCEEDINGS   Volume: 359   Pages: 75-80   Published: 1995.

18.     K. C. Hwang,“Efficient cleavage of carbon graphene layers by oxidants", J. Chem. Soc. Chem. Comm. 1995, 173.  (SCI IF 3.4)  Times Cited: 62

19.     C. C. Yang, and K. C. Hwang, “Disproportionation of Photo Excited C60", J. Am. Chem. Soc1996, 118, 4693. (SCI IF 5.7)

20.     Kuo Chu Hwang,“Developments of Molecular Electronics" (invited paper, in Chinese), Natural Science Newsletter, NSC1996, 8(1) 16-19.

21.     Yu Lien Hwang, Che Chau Yang, and Kuo Chu Hwang,"Origin of the Spike in the C60-. ESR Spectrum: Oxygen Effect and Negative Temperature Dependence of the C60O2-. Isomerization Rate", J. Phys. Chem1997, 101, 7971-7976.  (SCI IF 3.4)

22.     Yu Lien Hwang, and Kuo Chu Hwang,"Photophysical and Photochemical Studies of C60 by ESR spectroscopy" (invited paper, in Chinese), Chemistry (The Chinese Chem. Soc., Taipei) 1997, 55, pp53-58.

23.     Yu-Lun Huang, Clifton K. F. Shen, Tien-Yau Luh, Hong Chou Yang, Kuo Chu Hwang, Chen Kung Chou,"Selective Blockage of Apoptotic Signaling of Transforming Growth Factor-b by Bcl-2 and Carboxyfullerene in Human Hepatoma cells", Euro. J. Biochem. 1998, 254, 38-43.   (SCI IF 3.25)

24.     Y. L. Hwang, and K. C. Hwang,“Nonlinear Stern-Volmer fluorescence quenching of pyrene by C60/70", FULLERENE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 1999, 7(3), 437-454.  (SCI IF 1.0)

25.     I Chen Wang, Lin Ai Tai, Don Dar Lee, P. P. Kanakamma, Clifton, K. -F. Shen, Tien Yau Luh, Chien Hong Cheng, Kuo Chu Hwang,"C60 and Water Soluble fullerene Derivatives as Antioxidants against Radical Initiated Lipid Peroxidation", J. Med. Chem.,1999, 42, 4614-4620. (SCI IF 4.08)  Times Cited: 135

26.     D. Samuel, T. K. S. Kumar, G. Ganesh, G. Jayaraman, P. W. Yang, V. Trivedi, S. L. Wang, K. C. Hwang, D. K. Chang, C. Yu, "Proline Inhibits Aggregation during Protein Refolding”, Protein Science2000, 9(2), 344-352. (SCI IF 3.87)

27.     Lin Ai Tai, Kuo Chu Hwang,"Control of Xanthine Oxidase Activity by Light", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl., 2000, 39 (21), 3886-3888.  (SCI IF 8.6)

28.     D. Samuel, T. K. S. Kumar, G. Ganesh, G. Jayaraman, P. W. Yang, V. Trivedi, S. L. Wang, K. C. Hwang, D. K. Chang, C. Yu, "Proline Inhibits Aggregation during Protein Refolding", Protein Science2000, 9(8), 1604-1604. (SCI IF 3.87)

29.     Kuo Chu Hwang,“ Development and Applications of Carbon Nanotubes” (invited paper, in Chinese), Natural Sciences Newsletter, NSC 200012(2), 60-62.

30.     Lin Ai Tai, Kuo Chu Hwang, "Photo Reactivation of Alloxanthine Inhibited Xanthine Oxidase", Photochem. Photobiol.2001, 73, 439-446. (SCI IF 2.05)

31.     Gan Lin Hwang, Kuo Chu Hwang,"Carbon Nanotubes Reinforced Ceramics", J. Mater. Chem2001, 11, 1722-1725. (SCI IF 4.34) Times Cited: 53

32.     Y. L. Hsin, K. C. Hwang*, Fu-Rong Chen, J. J. Kai, "Production and in situ metal filling of carbon nanotubes in water", Adv. Mater.2001, 13, 830-833. (SCI IF 8.19) Times Cited: 108 within the top 1% within its field according to Essential Science Indicators.

33.     Gan Lin Hwang, Kuo Chu Hwang,"Breakage, Fusion, and Healing of Carbon Nanotubes, Nano Lett. 2001, 1, 435-438. (SCI IF 9.62), cited by REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS 76 (3): Art. No. 033903 MAR 2005.

34.     Ing Che Kao, Yu Lin Hwang, Cheu-Pyeng Cheng, Wen-JwuWang, Bo-Cheng Wang, Kuo Chu Hwang,"Production of Carbon Nanotubes in Air”, Fullerene Science & Technology20019 (3), 321-328. (SCI IF 0.85)

35.     Che-Hao Chang, Kuo Chu Hwang, Chao-Shiuan Liu, Yun Chi, Arthur J. Carty,  Ludmila Scoles, Shie-Ming Peng, Gene-Hsiang Lee, and Jan Reedijk, “Unique formation and stabilization of a decanuclear Cu(II) wheel linked by chloride and O¼H-N Hydrogen bonds”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl2001, 40, 4651-4653. (SCI IF 10.03).

36.     Kuo Chu Hwang, “Carbon nanotubes as field emitters for flat panel displays”, Chemical Engineering2002, 49(1), 43-52. (Invited review).

37.     Sen Chin Kung, Kuo Chu Hwang, I. N. Lin,“O2 and O3 Oxidation Enhanced Field Emission of Carbon Nanotubes, Appl. Phys. Lett..2002, 80, 4819-4821. (SCI IF 4.3) Times Cited: 62

38.     S. F. Tzeng, J. L. Lee , J. S. Kuo, C. S. Yang, P. Murugan, L. A. Tai, K. C. Hwang,"Effects of malonate C-60 derivatives on activated microglia", Brain Research2002, 940 (1-2): 61-68. (SCI IF 2.38)

39.     Q. H. Song & K. C. Hwang, “Reaction Mechanism of Photoenzymes”, Chemistry (The Chin Chem. Soc., Taipei, in Chinese, invited review), 2002, 60, 621-629.

40.     Y.-L. Lai, P. Murugan, K.C. Hwang, “Fullerene derivative attenuates ischemia-reperfusion-induced lung injury”, Life Sci. 72: 1271-1278, 2003. (SCI IF 2.15)

41.    Sudhir Ranjan, Shen Yi Lin, Kuo Chu Hwang, Yun Chi, Wei-Li Ching, Chao-Shiuan Liu, Yu-Tai Tao, Chin-Hsiung Chien, Shie-Ming Peng and Gene-Hsiang Lee“Realizing Green Phosphorescent Light-Emitting Materials from Rhenium(I) Pyrazolato Diimine Complexes”, Inorg. Chem2003, 42, 1246-1255. (SCI IF 4.12)

42.     Gan Lin Hwang, Kuo Chu Hwang, Yeong-Tarng Shieh, S. J. Lin “ Preparation of carbon nanotubes encapsulated copper nanowires and their use as a reinforcement for Y-Ba-Cu-O superconductors”, Chem. Mater.2003, 15, 1353-1357.  (SCI IF 4.88)

43.     Aminul Islam, Periyasamy Murugan, Kuo Chu Hwang, Chien-Hong Cheng, “Blue light-emitting devices based on 1,8-acridinedione derivatives”, Synthetic Metals2003,139 (2), 347-353.  (SCI IF 1.27)

44.     P. Murugan, Kuo Chu Hwang, V. T. Ramakrishnan , S. Balasubramanian, “Facile Synthesis of Electroluminescence Materials, Acridinediones”, Advances in Technology of Materials and Materials Processing Journal 2004, 6(1), 37-42.

45.     Ya-Wen Chen, Kuo Chu Hwang, Cheng-Chieh Yen, and Yih-Loong Lai, “Fullerene derivatives protect against oxidative stress in RAW 264.7 cells and ischemia-reperfused lungs”, Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol, 2004, 287: R21-R26. (SCI IF 3.62)

46.     Lin Ai Tai, Kuo Chu Hwang, “Cooperative Inhibition in Xanthine Oxidase Homodimer Subunits”, Biochemistry200443, 4869. (SCI IF 3.37)

47.     Gan Lin Hwang, Yeong-Tarng Shieh, Kuo Chu Hwang, “Efficient load transfer to polymer chain grafted carbon nanotubes in composite polymers”, Adv. Functional Mater.2004,14(5), 487-491.  (SCI IF 7.49)  Times Cited: 112

48.     Kuo Chu Hwang, Sen Chin Kung, "Elevation of field emission current for carbon-containing electronic elements", ROC patent, No. 207083, 2004.

49.     Kuo Chu Hwang; Sheng-Chin Kung. Process and device for upgrading current emission. U.S. Pat. Appl. Publ. (2004), 13 pp.  CODEN: USXXCO  US  2004109813  A1  20040610  CAN 141:32508  AN 2004:473083

50.     U-Ser Jeng, Chia-Hung Hsu, Tsang-Lang Lin, Ching-Mao Wu, Hsin-Lung Chen, Lin-Ai Tai, and Kuo Chu Hwang, "Dispersion of fullerenes in phospholipid bilayers and the subsequent phase changes in the host bilayers", Physica B: Physics of Condensed Matter, 2005, 357, 193-198. (SCI IF 0.908) 

51.     Y.-L. Chen, S.-W. Lee, Y. Chi, Kuo Chu Hwang, S. B. Kumar, Y.-H. Hu, Y.-M. Cheng, P.-T. Chou, S.-M. Peng, G.-H. Lee, C.-T. Chen and S.-J. Yeh, "Synthesis, Characterization and Photophysical Properties of Os(II) Diimine Complexes [Os(N^N)(CO)2I2], NN = Bipyridine, Phenanthroline and Pyridyl Benzoxazole", Inorg. Chem2005, 44, 4287-4294. (SCI IF 4.12)

52.     Periyasamy Murugan, Kuo Chu Hwang, Dhakshanamurthy Thirumalai, and Vayalakavoor T. Ramakrishnan, "A facil and simple route to the synthesis of condensed acridine systems", Synthetic Comm., 2005, 35, 1781-1788.  (SCI IF 0.96)

53.     Shu-Wen Yang, Arumugasamy Elangovan, Kuo Chu Hwang, and Tong-Ing Ho*," Electronic Polarization Reversal and Excited State Intramolecular Charge Transfer in Donor/Acceptor Ethynyl Pyrenes", J. Phys. Chem. B 2005, 109, 16628-16635. (SCI IF 4.08)

54.     Yeong-Tarng Shieh, Gin-Lung Liu, Kuo Chu Hwang, and Chia-Chun Chen," Enhancement of PEO Crystallization in PEO/MWNTs-g-PMMA Blends", Polymers2005, 46, 10945-10951. (SCI IF 3.57)

55.     P. Murugan, Kuo Chu Hwang, V. T. Ramakrishnan and S. Balasubramanian, " Facile Synthesis of Electroluminescence Acridinedions by Microwave and Ultrasound", AZojomo-J. Materials online, 2005, 1, 1-7.

56.     Yu Lin Hsin, Jyun-Yi Lai, Kuo Chu Hwang*, Shen-Chuan Lo, Fu-Rong Chen, and J. J. Kai, "Rapid Surface  Functionalization of Fe-Filled Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes", Carbon 2006, 44, 3328-3335. (SCI IF 4.37).

57.     Kuo Chu Hwang, Yu Lin Hsin, Jyun-Yi Lai, "Application of nano-materials in biomedical diagnosis", Chemistry (The Chinese Chem. Soc. Taipei) June 2006, 64 (2), 179-190. (invited review).

58.     Qin-Hua Song, Kuo Chu Hwang, "Direct observation for photophysical and photochemical processes of folic acid in DMSO solution", J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 2007, 185, 51–56. (SCI IF 2.286) 

59.     Chun Chih Tong, and Kuo Chu Hwang, "Enhancement of OLED Efficiencies and High Voltage Stabilities by Deuteration of Light Emitting Materials ", J. Phys. Chem. C. 2007. 111, 3490-3494.  (SCI IF= 4.22)

60.     Yu Lin Hsin, Kuo Chu Hwang and Chuin-Tih Yeh, “Poly(vinyl pyrrolidone) Modified Graphite Carbon Nanofibers as Promising Supports for PtRu Catalysts in Direct Methanol Fuel Cells.”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 9999-10010. (SCI IF 9.0) Times Cited: 135

61.     Yu-Chia Liang, Kuo Chu Hwang, Shen-Chuan Lo, "Solid State Microwave Arcing Induced Formation and Surface Functionalization of Core-Shell Metal/Carbon Nanoparticles.", Small 20084, 405-409. (SCI IF= 7.3)

62.     Yu-Lin Hsin, Chia-Fen Lin, Yu-Chia Liang, Kuo Chu HwangJia-Cherng Horng, Ja-an Annie Ho, Chun-Cheng Lin, Reuben J.-R. Hwu, "Microwave Arcing Induced Formation and Growth Mechanisms of Core-shell Metal/carbon Nanoparticles in Organic Solutions", Adv. Funct. Mater.200818, 2048--2056. (SCI IF= 8.48) Cover page article.

63.     In Pin Chang, Kuo Chu Hwang*, Chi-Hsin Chiang, "Preparation of Fluorescent Magnetic Nanodiamonds and Cellular Imaging", J. Am. Chem. Soc2008,130, 15476-15481. (SCI IF 9.09)  Highlighted in Nature Publishing Group (NPG) Asia Materials for the best research published in the field of materials science by researchers in the Asia-Pacific region, Dec 2008.

64.     Mu-Lin Chen, Avijit Kumar Adak, Nai-Chia Yeh, Wen-Bin Yang, Yung-Jen Chuang,  Chi-Huey Wong, Kuo Chu Hwang, Jih-Ru Reuben Hwu, Shih-Liang Hsieh, Chun-Cheng Lin, "Fabrication of an Oriented Fc-Fused Lectin Microarray through Boronate Formation", Angew Chem Int Ed Engl200847, 8627-8630. (SCI IF 12.7)

65.     Ho, J.-A. A.; Chiu, J.-K; Hsu, W.-L.; Hong, J.-C.; Lin, C. C.; Hwang, K.-C.; Hwu, J. R. "Gold-Nanostructured Immunosensor for the Electrochemical Sensing of Biotin Based on Liposomal Competitive Assay" J. Nanosci. Nanotech. 20099, 2324-2329. (SCI IF 1.99)

66.    Ja-an Annie Ho, Yeh-Chun Lin, Li-Sheng Wang, Kuo Chu Hwang, Pi-Tai Chou, "Carbon Nanoparticle Enhanced Immunoelectrochemical Detection for Protein Tumor Marker with Cadmium Sulfide Biotracers", Anal. Chem. 2009, 81, 4, 1340-1346. (SCI IF= 5.87).

67.    Huang, J. J.-T.; Tsai, F.-Y.; Tsay, S.-C.; Hsu, M.-H.; Hwang, K. C.; Horng, J.-C.; Ho, J. A.; Lin, C.-C.; Hwu, J. R. "Photochemical Activities of N-Nitroso Carboxamides and Sulfoximides as well as Their Application to DNA Cleavage" Chem. Euro. J2009, 15, 8742-8750. (SCI IF= 5.45).

68.     HWANG, Kuo Chu; KUNG, Sheng-Chin, "PROCESS AND DEVICE FOR UPGRADING CURRENT EMISSION", Korean Patent No. 10-0918633; Korean Patent registration, September 16, 2009.

69.     Kuo Chu Hwang , "Light-absorbing Materials and Applications", Taiwan patent application number: 094130138, patent allowed, Oct. 18, 2009

70.     In Pin Chang, Kuo Chu Hwang, Ja-an Annie Ho, Chun-Cheng Lin, Reuben J.-R. Hwu, Jia-Cherng Horng, "Facile Surface Functionalization of Nanodiamonds", Langmuir2010, 26(5), 3685–3689. (SCI IF=4.0)

71.     Ja-an Annie Ho, Li-ChenWu, Li-Hui Chang, Kuo Chu Hwang, Jih-Ru Reuben Hwu, "Liposome-based immunoaffinity chromatographic assay for the quantitation of immunoglobulin E in human serum", J. Chromatography B-Analytical Technologies in The Biomedical and Life Sci2010, 878, 172-176. (SCI IF= 2.50)

72.     Qingxin Mu, Lei Yang, James C. Davis, Raviraj Vankayala, Kuo Chu Hwang, Jincai Zhao and Bing Yan* Biocompatibility of Polymer Grafted Core/Shell Iron/Carbon Nanoparticles ", Biomaterials2010, 31, 5083-5090(SCI IF= 7.88)

73.     Chang-Ching Lin, Nai-Pin Lin, L. Sk Sahabuddin, Vijaya Raghava Reddy, Li-De Huang, Kuo Chu Hwang, and Chun-Cheng Lin,”5-N,4-O-Carbonyl-7,8,9-tri-O- chloroacetyl-Protected Sialyl Donor for the Stereoselective Synthesis of r-(2f9)-Tetrasialic Acid”, J. Org. Chem. 2010, 75(15), 4921-28. (SCI IF= 4.21)

74.     Kuo Chu Hwang, Po Dong Lai, Chi-Shiun Chiang, Pei-Jen Wang, Chiun-Jye Yuan " Neutron Capture Elements-Containing Carbon Nanoparticles for Destruction of Cancer Cells ", Biomaterials, 2010, 31, 8419-8425. (SCI IF= 7.88).

75.     Kuo Chu Hwang, "Recent Progress in the Preparation and Applications of Carbon Nanoocapsules", J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 201043, 374001 (13pp) (invited review). (SCI IF= 2.1)  Full text downloaded 712 times to 23 Feb., 2011.

76.     Chiun-Jye Yuan, Chung-Liang Wang, Teng Yang Wu, Kuo Chu Hwang, and Wei-Chi Chao. Fabrication of a carbon fiber paper as the electrode and its application toward developing a sensitive unmediated amperometric biosensor. Biosensors and Bioelectronics 2011, 26, 2858-2863. (SCI IF= 5.36) Electrochemistry, ranking 1/36, top 2.86%

77.     Lin Ai Tai and Kuo Chu Hwang “Regulation of Xanthine Oxidase Activity by Substrates at Active Sites via Cooperative Interactions between Catalytic Subunits: Implication to Drug Pharmacokinetics”, Current Medicinal Chemistry2011, 18, 69-78 (SCI IF= 4.63)  CHEMISTRY, MEDICINAL ranking 4/54, 7.4%

78.     C. C. Chen, W. Hsu., K. C. Hwang, J. R. Hwu, C. C. Lin, J. C. Horng, Contributions of Cation-pi interactions to the collagen triple helix stability. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 2011, 508, 46-53. (SCI IF= 3.046)

79.     Chun-Chih Chang, Yi-Hsin Chang, Kuo Chu Hwang, Jwo-Huei Jou, Arnold C.-M. Yang, “One-step fabrication of π-conjugated polymer thin films from naphthalenes via plasma polymerization for efficient optoelectronic devices: white polymer light-emitting diodes”. Plasma Process Polym. 2011, 8, 215-223. (SCI IF=1.64)  

80.     Ravi Raj VankayalaWei-jen Petrick Lai and Kuo Chu Hwang, "Enhanced electrical conductivity of nylon 6 composite using polyaniline-coated multi-walled carbon nanotubes as additives ", Polymer, 2011, 52, 3337-3343. (SCI IF= 3.8).  POLYMER SCIENCE ranking 9/79, top 11.3%

81.     K. P. Tung, C.-H. J. Tsao, T. M. Hong, K. C. Hwang, J.-H. Hsu, J. D. White, and A. C. M. Yang, Dramatic Photoluminescence Enhancements of Conjugated Polymers by Molecular Constraints via Mechanical Stretching, ACS Nano20115, 7296-7302. (SCI IF= 9.85) MATERIALS SCIENCE, MULTIDISCIPLINARY, ranking 9/222, top 4%.

82.     Raviraj Vankayala, Arunachalam Sagadevan, Priya Vijayaraghavan, Chien Lin Kuo, Kuo Chu Hwang, “Metal Nanoparticles Sensitize Formation of Singlet Oxygen”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201150, 10640-10644 (SCI IF= 12.7).

83.     Chun-Chih Chang, L. W. Wang, Y. H. Chen, Kuo Chu Hwang, Jwo-Huei Jou, Y. S. Chang, Arnold C.-M. Yang, “White Luminescent Polymers by Plasma Polymerized Iridium Complexes from 1,10-phenanthrolin”. Plasma Process Polym. 2012, 9, 225-233. (SCI IF=1.64)

84.     Chung-Liang Wang, Lan-Yi Wei, Chiun-Jye Yuan and Kuo Chu Hwang, “Reusable amperometric biosensor for measuring protein tyrosine kinase activity”, Anal. Chem. 2012, 84, 971-977. (SCI IF= 5.87)

85.     Chien Lin Kuo, and Kuo Chu Hwang, "Self-Assembly of Silver Nanoparticles and Nanorods to Form Strained Long Nanowires: A New Nanowire Growth Mechanism", Langmuir 2012, 28, 3722-3729. (SCI IF= 4.27)

86.     Pradip Kundu, and Kuo Chu Hwang, “Rational Design of Phosgene Fluorescence Sensors”, Anal. Chem. 2012, 4594-4597. (SCI IF=5.87)Highlighted by C&EN, 2012-04-17. 

87.     Z. Y. Lien, T. C. Hsu, K. K. Liu, W. S. Liao, K. C. Hwang, and J. I. Chao , “Cancer cell labeling and tracking using fluorescent and magnetic nanodiamond”, Biomaterials 2012, 31, 6172-6185. (SCI IF= 7.4)

88.     S. Prasad, Nien-Chu Fan, Li-Chen Wu, Heng-Chia Chang, Li-Sheng Wang, Kuo-Chu Hwang, Reuben Jih-Ru Hwu, Jia-Cherng Horng, Chun-Cheng Linb and Ja-an Annie Ho*, “A Tunable Multicolor Photoluminescent Nanocarbon Prepared from Castor Oil Soot”, J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 201259, 802-808. (SCI IF= 0.65).

89.     Arunachalam Sagadevan, and Kuo Chu Hwang, “Photo-induced Sonogashira C-C Coupling Reaction Catalyzed by Simple CuCl Salt at Room Temperature”, Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis 2012, 354 (18), 3421-3427(SCI IF=6.0)

90.     Chein Lin Kuo, and Kuo Chu Hwang “Effects of Morphologies on Ostwald Ripening of Metal Nanoparticles in Solutions”, Chem. Mater. 2012, under revision. (SCI IF= 7.2)

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