Caihong Xu   Ph.D.    Professor    Polymer Chemistry and Physics
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Research Areas

ØSilicon-based Polymers
ØPolymer Precursors for Advanced Ceramics
ØElemental Organic Functional Materials


1990: B.S., Changchun Geology College
1998: M.S., Shandong University
2001: Ph. D, Institute of Chemistry,
Chinese Academy of Sciences
2001.10-2002.3:  COE Postdoc, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University
2002.3-2004.12:  Researcher, Japan Science and Technology Agency


Work Experience
2005.5: Professor, Institute of Chemistry,
 Chinese Academy of Sciences
Teaching Experience

Honors & Distinctions




Shuhong Li, Junfeng Xiang, Xuening Mei, Caihong Xu*, “One-pot synthesis of partially fluorinated  naphthalene, anthracene, and chrysene derivatives”, Tetrahedron Letters, 2008, 49, 1690

       Liangchun Li, Junfeng Xiang, Caihong Xu*, “Synthesis of Novel Ladder Bis-silicon-bridged p-Terphenyls”, Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 4877

       Caihong Xu, Shigehiro Yamaguchi, “Ladder Oligo(phenylenevinylene)s with Silicon and Carbon Bridges”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 1638.

       Shigehiro Yamaguchi, Caihong Xu, Kohei Tamao. “Bis-Silicon-Bridged Stilbene Homologues Synthesized by New Intramolecular Reductive Double Cyclization”,

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 13662.


       Caihong Xu, Hiroshi Yamada, Atsushi Wakamiya, Shigehiro Yamaguchi, and Kohei Tamao, “Ladder Bis-Silicon-Bridged Stilbenes as a New Building Unit for Fluorescent p-Conjugated Polymerst”, Macromolecules, 2004, 37, 8978

       Caihong Xu, Atsushi Wakamiya, and Shigehiro Yamaguchi, “General Silaindene Synthesis Based on Intramolecular Reductive Cyclization toward New  Fluorescent Silicon-Containing p-Electron Materials”, Org. Lett., 2004, 6, 3707.


       Shigehiro Yamaguchi, Caihong Xu, and Hiroshi Yamada, Atsushi Wakamiya, “Synthesis, structures, and

                  photophysical properties of silicon and carbon-bridged ladder oligo(phenylenevinylene)s and Related p-Electron systems”, J. Organomet. Chem., 2005,690, 5365

        Shigehiro Yamaguchi, Caihong Xu, Toshihiro Okamoto, “Ladder p-conjugated materials with main group elements”, Pure. Appl. Chem., 2006, 78, 721

       Shigehiro Yamaguchi, Caihong Xu, “The Chemistry

of Silicon-Containing Ladder p-Conjugated Systems”, J. Org. Syn. Chem. Jpn. 2005, 63, 1115

        Caihong Xu, Zhimin Zheng, Yongming Li, Zhijie Zhang and Zemin Xie,* “Facile Synthesis of 1,3-dichlorotetroorganosilazanes”, Syn. Commun., 2001, 31(15), 41.




·          Shigehiro Yamaguchi*, Caihong Xu, Kohei Tamao, “p-Conjugated organic material of polycyclic fused ring type, intermediate therefore, and process for producing p-conjugated organic material of polycyclic fused ring type”, WO 2004/018488 A1

·         Shigehiro Yamaguchi*, Caihong Xu, “p-Conjugated organic material of polycyclic fused ring type, intermediate therefore e, and process for producing p-conjugated organic material of polycyclic fused ring type, and process for producing intermediate for p-conjugated organic material of polycyclic fused ring type ”, WO 2005/044826 A1


Research Interests







张宗波  硕士研究生  070305-高分子化学与物理  80032-化学研究所

方雷  博士研究生  070305-高分子化学与物理  80032-化学研究所

吕臻  博士研究生  070305-高分子化学与物理  80032-化学研究所

王秀军  硕士研究生  070305-高分子化学与物理  80032-化学研究所

张运生  博士研究生  070305-高分子化学与物理  80032-化学研究所

王锐  博士研究生  070305-高分子化学与物理  80032-化学研究所