Visible Light-Harvesting Triphenylamine EthynylC60-BODIPY Dyads as Heavy-Atom-Free Organic Triplet Photosensitizers for Triplet-Triplet Annihilation Upconversion.

Dandan Huang, Jianzhang Zhao,* Wanhua Wu, Xiuyu Yi, Pei Yang, and Jie Ma.

Asian J. Org. Chem.,2012, 1, 264-273. Front Cover Paper.


Fluorene as p-conjugation linker in N^N Pt (II) bisacetylide complexes and their applications for triplet triplet annihiation based upconversion.

Huimin Guo, Qiuting Li, Lihua Ma and Jianzhang Zhao.*

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 15757-15768. Back cover paper.


New excited state in tramolecular proton transfer (ESIPT) dyes based on naphtalimide and observation of long-lived triplet excited states.

Jie Ma, Jianzhang Zhao,* Pei Yang, Dandan Huang, Caishun Zhang and Qiuting Li.

Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 9720-9722.


Using C60-Bodipy dyads that show strong absorption of visible light and longlived triplet excited states as organic triplet photosensitizers for triplet-triplet annihilation upconversion.

Pei Yang, Wanhua Wu, Jianzhang Zhao,* DandanHuang and Xiuyu Yi.

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 20273-20283.


Enhanced photooxidation sensitizers: the first examples of cyclometalated pyrene complexes of iridium (III).

Andrew J. Hallett, Nathan White, Wanhua Wu, Xiaoneng Cui, Peter N. Horton, Simon J. Coles, Jianzhang Zhao and Simon J. A. Pope.

Chem. Commun., 2012,48, 10838-10840.


Accessing the Long-Lived Triplet Excited States in Bodipy-Conjugated 2-(2-Hydroxyphenyl) Benzothiazole/Benzoxazoles and Applications as Organic Triplet Photosensitizers for Photooxidations.

Pei Yang, Jianzhang Zhao,* Wanhua Wu, Xuerong Yu and Yifan Liu.

J. Org. Chem., 2012, 77, 6166-6178.


Visible light-harvesting cyclometalated Ir (III) complexes as triplet photosensitizers for triplet-triplet annihilation based upconversion.

Lihua Ma, Huimin Guo,* Qiuting Li, Song Guo and Jianzhang Zhao.*

Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 10680-10689.


The development of triplet-triplet annihilation upconversion.

Wanhua Wu, Song Guo and Jianzhang Zhao.*

Scientia Sinica Chimica., 2012, 42, 1381–1398. (Invited review, Cover paper)


Light Harvesting Fullerene Dyads as Organic Triplet Photosensitizers for Triplet-triplet Annihilation Upconversions.

Wanhua Wu, Jianzhang Zhao,* Jifu Sun and Song Guo.

J. Org. Chem., 2012, 77, 5305-5312.


Visible light-harvesting perylenebisimide–fullerene (C60) dyads with bidirectional ‘‘ping-pong’’ energy transfer as triplet photosensitizers for photooxidation of 1,5 dihydroxynaphthalene.

Yifan Liu and Jianzhang Zhao.*

Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 3751–3753.


Styryl Bodipy-C60 Dyads as Efficient Heavy-Atom-Free Organic Triplet Photosensitizers.

Ling Huang, Xuerong Yu, Wanhua Wu, and Jianzhang Zhao*

Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 2594–2597.


Rhenium(I) tricarbonyl polypyridine complexes showing strong absorption of visible light and long-lived triplet excited states as triplet photosensitizer for triplet-triplet annihilation upconversion.

Xiuyu Yi, Jianzhang Zhao,* Wanhua Wu, Dandan Huang, Shaomin Ji and Jifu Sun.

Dalton Trans., 2012, in press.


Room Temperature Long-lived Triplet Excited State of Fluorescein in N^N Pt(II)Bisacetylide Complex and Its Applications for Triplet-triplet Annihilation Based Upconversions.

Wenting Wu, Jianzhang Zhao,* Wanhua Wu and Yinghui Chen.

J. Organomet. Chem., 2012, in press.


Access to a large stokes shift in functionalized fused coumarin derivatives by increasing the geometry relaxation upon photoexcitation: An experimental and theoretical study.

Dandan Huang, Yinghui Chen, Jianzhang Zhao.*

Dyes and Pigments, 2012, in press.


Iridium complexes incorporating coumarin moiety as catalyst photoinitiators:Towards household green LED bulb and halogen lamp irradiation.

Mohamad-Ali Tehfe, Jacques Lalevée,* Sofia Telitel, Jifu Sun, Jianzhang Zhao, Bernadette Graff, Fabrice Morlet-Savary, Jean-Pierre Fouassier.

Polymer, 2012, in press.


Efficient Triplet-triplet Annihilation Upconversion with Platinum (II) Bis(arylacetylide) Complexes That Show Long-lived Triplet Excited States.

Shaomin Ji, Wanhua Wu, Jianzhang Zhao,* Huimin Guo, and Wenting Wu.

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2012, DOI: 10. 1002/ejic.201200109.


Facilitative Functionalization of Cyanine Dye by On-Off-On Fluorescent Switch for Imaging of H2O2 Oxidative Stress and Thiols Reducing Repair in Cells and Tissues.

Fabiao Yu, Peng Li, Ping Song, Bingshuai Wang, Jianzhang Zhao and Keli Han.*

Chem. Commun., 2012, accepted.


Long-lived Room Temperature Deep-red Emissive Intraligand Triplet Excited State of Naphthalimide in Cyclometalated Ir(III) Complexes and Its Application in Triplet-triplet Annihilation Based Upconversion.

Jifu Sun, Wanhua Wu and Jianzhang Zhao.*

Chem. Eur. J., 2012, accepted.


Room Temperature Long-lived Triplet Excited States of Naphthalenediimides and Their Applications as Organic Triplet Photosensitizers for Photooxidation and Triplet-triplet Annihilation Upconversions.

Song Guo, Wanhua Wu, Huimin Guo, and Jianzhang Zhao.*

J. Org. Chem., 2012, accepted.


Thienyl-substituted BODIPYs with strong visible light-absorption and long-lived triplet excited states as organic triplet sensitizers for triplet-triplet annihilation upconversion.

Yinghui Chen, Jianzhang Zhao,* Lijuan Xie, Huimin Guo and Qiuting Li. RSC Adv., 2012, accepted.


Geometry Relaxation-induced Large Stokes Shift in Red-emitting Borondipyrromethenes (BODIPY) and the Applications in Fluorescent Thiol Probes.

Yinghui Chen, Jianzhang Zhao,* Huimin Guo and Lijuan Xie.

J. Org. Chem., 2012, accepted. jo-2011-02215x

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An ICT-based strategy to a colorimetric and ratiometric fluorescence probe for hydrogen sulfide in living cells.

Fabiao Yu, Peng Li, Ping Song, Bingshuai Wang, Jianzhang Zhao and Keli Han.*

Chem. Commun., 2012, DOI: 10. 1039/c2cc17658k.


Visible-light harvesting iridium complexes as singlet oxygen sensitizers for photooxidation of 1,5-dihydroxynaphthalene.

Jifu Sun, Jianzhang Zhao,* Huimin Guo and Wanhua Wu.

Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 4169-4171. Back cover paper.


Encapsulation of hydrophobic pyrenylcycloplatinate complexes within a water-soluble arene ruthenium metallacage.

Nicolas P.E. Barry , Olivier Zava, Wenting Wu, Jianzhang Zhao, Bruno Therrien.*

Inorganic Chemistry Communications., 2012, accepted.


Selective Saccharide Recognition Using Modular Diboronic Acid Fluorescent Sensors.

Zhitao Xing, Hui-Chen Wang, Yixiang Cheng, Chengjian Zhu,* Tony D. James,* and Jianzhang Zhao.

Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2012, 10. 1002/ejoc.201101633.


Ruthenium(II) Polyimine-Coumarin Light Harvesting Molecular Arrays: Design Rationales and Application for Triplet-triplet Annihilation Based Upconversion.

Wanhua Wu, Shaomin Ji, Wenting Wu, Jingyin Shao, Huimin Guo, Tony D. James, and Jianzhang Zhao.*

Chem.Eur. J., 2012, accepted.


Tuning the Photophysical Properties of N^N Pt(II) Bisacetylide Complexes with Fluorene Moiety and Its Applications for Triplet-triplet-annihilation based Upconversion.

Qiuting Li, Huimin Guo,* Lihua Ma, Wanhua Wu, Yifan Liu and Jianzhang Zhao.*

J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 5319–5329. Back cover paper.


Excited state intramolecular proton transfer (ESIPT): from principal photophysics to the development of new chromophores and applications in fluorescent molecular probes and luminescent materials.

Jianzhang Zhao,* Shaomin Ji, Yinghui Chen, Huimin Guo* and Pei Yang.

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2012, 14, 8803-8817. Invited Perspective Feature review. Back cover paper.

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A Highly Selective Red-emitting FRET Fluorescent Molecular Probe Derived From BODIPY for the Detection of Cysteine and Homocysteine: An Experimental and Theoretical Study.

Jingyin Shao, Haiyang Sun, Huimin Guo, Shaomin Ji, Jianzhang Zhao,* Wenting Wu, Xiaolin Yuan, Chunlei Zhang and Tony D. James.*

Chem. Sci., 2012, 3, 1049–1061.


Transition Metal Complexes with Strong Absorption of Visible Light and Long-lived Triplet Excited States: From Molecular Design to Applications.

Jianzhang Zhao,* Shaomin Ji, Wanhua Wu, Wenting Wu, Huimin Guo,* Jifu Sun, Haiyang Sun, Yifan Liu, Qiuting Li and Ling Huang.

RSC Adv., 2012, 2, 1712–1728. Review.


Long-lived Room Temperature Near-IR Phosphorescence of BODIPY in a Visible light-harvesting N^C^N Pt(II) Acetylide Complex with Directly Metalated BODIPY Chromophore.

Wanhua Wu, Huimin Guo, Jifu Sun, Shaomin Ji, Zilong Wang and Jianzhang Zhao.*

Chem. Eur. J., 2012, 18, 1961–1968.


BF2-Bound Chromophore-containing N^N Pt(II) Bisacetylide Complex and Its Applications As Sensitizer for Triplet-triplet annihilation Based Upconversion.

Yifan Liu, Qiuting Li, Jianzhang Zhao* and Huimin Guo.*

RSC Adv., 2012, 2, 1061–1067.


Fluorescent coumarin derivatives with large stokes shift, dual emission and solid state luminescent properties: An experimental and theoretical study.

Lijuan Xie,* Yinghui Chen, Wenting Wu, Huimin Guo, Jianzhang Zhao,* Xuerong Yu.

Dyes and Pigments., 2012, 92, 1361-1369.