Baolin Li, School of Chemical Sciences

Telephone:  01069672562
Address:  No. 380 Huaibeizhuang Village, Huaibei Town, Huairou District, Beijing, China

Postcode:  101408

Research Areas

Organic semiconducting materials

Organic synthesis


Sep 2002 – Jul 2007: Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, PhD (Suporvisor: Prof. Zhi-Tang Huang and Prof. Qing-Hua Fan)

Sep 1998 – Jul 2002: NanChang University, China, B. S.


Work Experience

April 2010 – Dec 2012: Department of Chemistry, The Univ of Tokyo, Postdoc (with Prof. Eiichi Nakamura)

Dec 2007 – Mar 2010: Advanced Science Institute, RIKEN, Japan, Postdoc (with Prof. Kohei Tamao)

Jul 2007 – Nov 2007: Medicinal Chemistry Department, Shanghai ChemPartner Co., Ltd., China, Senior Researcher

Teaching Experience

Jan 2013 - present: School of Chemical Scicences, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Associate Prof.

Honors & Distinctions

Best Poster Award, “Synthesis of Phosphasilenes Stablized by Bulky Rind Groups”, The 15th International Symposium on Organosilicon Chemistry, Korea, 2008

BCSJ award paper (the fourth author), “Synthesis and Structures of a Series of Bulky “Rind-Br” Based on a Rigid Fused-Ring s-Hydrindacene Skeleton”, Chemical Society of Japan, 2011



23. Chao Li, Qihui Yue, Hao Wu, Haijun Fan*, Baolin Li*, Xiaozhang Zhu∗, Small bandgap non-fullerene acceptor enables efficient PTB7-Th solar cell with near 0 eV HOMO offset J. Energy Chem. 202152, 60-66 

22. Weimin Ma, Guanhao Liu, Lu Zhou, Baolin Li*, Ying Wang*, Benzo[4,5]thieno-S,S-dioxide-[3,2-b]benzofurans: Synthesis, Properties and Application in Electroluminescent Devices, J. Mater. Chem. C2020, 8, 8796-8803. 

21. Xiaofeng Luo, Jiaqi Meng, Baolin Li, Aidong Peng*, Zhiyuan Tian*, New J. Chem.201943, 10735-10743

20. Weimin Ma, Jiawei Huang, Chao Li, Yueren Jiang, Baolin Li,* Ting Qi,* Xiaozhang Zhu,* One-pot Synthesis and Property Study on Thieno[3,2-b]furan Compounds, RSC Adv.20199, 7123-7127.

19. Weimin Ma, Jiawei Huang, Xianyu Huang, Shulin Meng, Zhengwei Yang, Chao Li, Yue Wang, Ting Qi, Baolin Li*, Direct construction of 2,3-unsubstituted benzofurans and benzothiophenes via a metal free catalyzed intramolecular Friedel–Crafts reaction, Org. Chem. Front. 20196, 493-497

18. Almas Zulfiqar, Jianyun Zhang, Ubaid Khan, Haijun Fan*, Baolin Li*, Xiaozhang Zhu∗, Thermal-assisted Voc increase in an indenoindene-based non-fullerene solar system, Dyes and Pigments 2019165, 18-24

17. Daoliang Chen, Jie Li, Weimin Ma, Baolin Li*, Yonggang Zhen*, Xiaozhang Zhu*, Wenping Hu, Hayato Tsuji, Eiichi Nakamura, 2,7-Dioctylbenzofuro[3,2-b]benzofuran: An Organic Semiconductor with Two-dimensional Transport Channels, Asian J. Org. Chem. 20187, 2228-2232.

16. Daoliang Chen, Dafei Yuan, Cheng Zhang, Hao Wu, Jianyun Zhang, Baolin Li,* and Xiaozhang Zhu*, Ullmann-Type Intramolecular C−O Reaction Toward Thieno[3,2‑b]furan Derivatives with up to Six Fused Rings, J. Org. Chem. 201782, 10920-10927.

15. Xianyu Huang, Daoliang Chen, Mingrui He, Jianfeng Li, Jiawei Huang and Baolin Li*, Crystal structure and luminescent properties of novel coordination polymers constructed with bifurandicarboxylic acid, Acta Cryst. 2017, B73, 715–721.

14.  Megumi Kobayashi, Naoki Hayakawa, Tsukasa Matsuo*, Baolin Li, Takeo Fukunaga, Kohei Tamao*, et al., (Z)‑1,2-Di(1-pyrenyl)disilene: Synthesis, Structure, and Intramolecular Charge-Transfer Emission, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016138, 758-761.

13. Baoin Li*, Furan Derivatives: An Emerging Class of Organic Semiconductors, Chin. J. Org. Chem. 201535, 2487-2506.

12. Baolin Li, Shota Tsujimoto, Yongming Li, Hayato Tsuji, Kohei Tamao, Daisuke Hashizume and Tsukasa Matsuo*, Synthesis and Characterization of Diphosphenes Bearing Fused-Ring Bulky Rind Groups, Heteroatom Chem.201425, 612-618.
11. Baolin Li, Tsukasa Matsuo*, Daisuke Hashizume, Hiroyuki Fueno, Kazuyoshi Tanaka, Kohei Tamao*, Neutral and Cationic Gold(I) Complexes with π-Conjugated Phosphasilene Ligands, Organometallics 201130, 3453-3456
10. Baolin Li, Tsukasa Matsuo*, Kazuyoshi Tanaka, Kohei Tamao*, et al. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009131, 13222-13223
9. Tsukasa Matsuo*, Baolin Li, Kohei Tamao*, C. R. Chimie 201013, 1104-1110
8. Bao-Lin Li, Zi-Tong Liu, Yan-Mei He, Jie Pan, Qing-Hua Fan*, Polymer 200849, 1527-1537
7. Bao-Lin Li, Lei Wu, Yan-Mei He, Qing-Hua Fan*,  Dalton Trans. 200720, 2048-2057
6. Bao-Lin Li, Zi-Tong Liu, Guo-Jun Deng, Qing-Hua Fan*, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 20073, 508-516
5. Tsukasa Matsuo*, Katsunori Suzuki, Tomohide Fukawa, Baolin Li, Kohei Tamao*, et al. Bull. Chem. Soc. Japan. 201184, 1178-1191. (BCSJ award article) 
4. Yayoi Hongo*, Baolin Li, Katsunori Suzuki, Takemichi Nakamura, J. Mass Spectrom. 201146, 956-959.
3. Zi-Tong Liu, Yan-Mei He, Bao-Lin Li, Ji Liu, Qing-Hua Fan*,  Macro. Rapid commun. 2007, 28, 2249-2255
2. Lei Wu, Bao-Lin Li, Yi-Yong Huang, Hai-Feng Zhou, Yan-Mei He, Qing-Hua Fan*, Org. Lett. 20068, 3605-3608
1. Yi-Yong Huang, Yan-Mei He, Hai-Feng Zhou, Lei Wu, Bao-Lin Li, Qing-Hua Fan*, J. Org. Chem. 200671, 2874-2877.


1. Baolin Li, Daoliang Chen, "The preparation and application of a kind of small molecular material based on fused furan", patent No.:CN201710175011.7, application date: Mar. 22, 2017.

2. Baolin Li, Jiawei Huang, Weimin Ma, "Synthetic method for arylfuran, arylthiophene and their derivatives", patent No.:CN201810616176.8, application date: June. 14, 2018.

3. Kohei Tamao, Tsukasa Matsuo, Baolin Li, "Synthesis of Phosphasilenes Stabilized by Bulky Rind Groups", patent No.: JP2009286760, application date: May 30, 2008.


The China–Japan Workshop for Innovations in Molecular Science and Technology, 2018, Beijing, Oral presentation.

"Synthesis and properties of fused-ring furans", The 30th Annual Meeting of Chinese Chemical Society, China, 2016, Oral presentation.

“Molecular Packing Structure, Electrochemical Property, and Photovoltaic Performance of the Penta(organo)[60]fullerene, C60Me5(Octyl)”, The 91st Annual Meeting of Chemical Society of Japan, Japan, 2011, Oral presentation.

“Synthesis of Conjugated Phosphasilenes Having Bulky Rind Groups”, The 90th Annual Meeting of Chemical Society of Japan, Japan, 2010, Oral presentation.

“Synthesis of Conjugated Phosphasilenes Having Bulky Rind Groups”, The 89th Annual Meeting of Chemical Society of Japan, Japan, 2009, Oral presentation



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Innovation project of molecular science, science and education integration of the Chinese Academy of Sciences;

National Natural Science Foundation of China; 

Scientific Research Starting Foundation of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences;

Scientific Research Foundation for the Returned Overseas Chinese Scholars, State Education Ministry

The Open Project of Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Sciences.

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