Research Areas

photonic crystals

biomimetic optics





1.      Kuo Zhong, Liwang Liu, Xiaodong Xu, Michael Hillen, Atsushi Yamada, Xingping Zhou, Niels Verellen, Kai Song*, Stijn Van Cleuvenbergen, Renaud Vallée*, Koen Clays*, Defect mode passband lasing in self-assembled photonic crystal, ACS Photonics 2016, 3, 2330.

2.      Kuo Zhong*, Mehran Khorshid, Jiaqi Li, Karen Markey, Patrick Hermann Wagner, Kai Song*, Stijn Van Cleuvenbergen, Koen Clays, Fabrication of optomicrofluidics for real-time bioassays based on hollow sphere colloidal photonic crystals with wettability patterns, Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2016, 4, 7853.

3.      Kuo Zhong*, Liwang Liu, Jiuyang Lin, Jiaqi Li, Stijn Van Cleuvenbergen, Ward Brullot, Maarten Bloemen, Kai Song*, Koen Clays*, Bioinspired robust sealed colloidal photonic crystals of hollow microspheres for excellent repellency against liquid infiltration and ultrastable photonic band gap, Advanced Materials Interfaces 2016, 1600579, 1.

4.      Bin Zhao, Hui Zhou, Chuanyong Liu, Yue Long*, Guoqiang Yang, Chen-Ho Tung, Kai Song*, Fabrication and directed assembly of magnetic Janus rods, New Journey of Chemistry 2016, 40, 6541. 

5.      Kuo Zhong, Jiaqi Li, Liwang Liu, Ward Brullot, Maarten Bloemen, Alexander Volodin, Kai Song*, Pol Van Van Dorpe, Niels Verellen*, Koen Clays*, Direct fabrication of monodisperse silica nanorings from hollow spheres – a template for core – shell nanorings, ACS Applied Materials & Interffaces 2016, 8, 10451.

6.      Bin Zhao, Dongzhi Li, Yue Long*, Guoqiang Yang, Chen-Ho Tung, Kai Song*, Modification of colloidal particles by unidirectional silica deposition of urchin-like morphologies, RSC Advances 2016, 6, 32956.

7.      Lu Li, Yue Long, Jin-Ming Gao, Kai Song*, Guoqiang Yang, Label-free and pH-sensitive colorimetric materials for the sensing of urea, Nanoscale 2016, 8, 4458.

8.      Yue Long*, Kai Song, David York, Zhibing Zhang, Jon A. Preece, Composite microcapsules with enhanced mechanical stability and reduced active ingredient leakage, Particuology 2016, 26, 40.

9.      Yanan Hu, Chuanyong Liu, Dongzhi Li, Yue Long*, Kai Song*, Chen-Ho Tung, Magnetic compression of polyelectrolyte microcapsules for controlled release, Langmuir 2015, 31, 11195.

10.   Dongzhi Li, Bin Zhao, Yue Long*, Guoqiang Yang, Chen-Ho Tung, Kai Song*, Preparation and enhanced catalytic activity of amphiphilic rambutan-like micro-reactors, RSC Advances 2015, 5, 74362.

11.   Lu Li, Bin Zhao, Yue Long*, Jin-Ming Gao, Guoqiang Yang, Chen-Ho Tung, Kai Song*, Visual detection of carbonate ions by inverse opal photonic crystal polymers in aqueous solution, Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2015, 3, 9524.

12.   Han Yan, Bin Zhao, Yue Long*, Lliqiang Zheng, Chen-Ho Tung, Kai Song*, New Pickering emulsions stabilized by silica nanowires, Colloids and surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 2015, 482, 639.

13.   Tao Ding, Li Chen, Yue Long, Kai Song* Micro-patterning of 3D colloidal photonic crystals via solvent-assisted imprint lithography, RSC Advances 2015, 5, 8509.

14.   Yue Long, Chuanyong Liu, Bin Zhao, Kai Song*, Guoqiang Yang, Chen-Ho Tung Bio-inspired controlled release through compression-relaxation cycles of microcapsules, NPG Asia Materials 2015, 7, e148.

15.   Tao Jiang*, Yanan Hu, Yue Long, Kai Song* Recent progress on the controlled-release stimuli-responsive microcapsules, Imaging Science and Photochemistry 2015, 33, 168.

16.   Kuo Zhong, Pieter-Jan Demeyer, Xingping Zhou, Olga Kruglova, Niels Verellen, Victor V. Moshchalkov, Kai Song*, Koen Clays* A facile way to introduce planar defects into colloidal photonic crystals for pronounced pass bands, Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2014, 2, 8829.

17.   Tao Ding, Kuo Zhong, Yue Long, Kai Song,* Guoqiang Yang, Chen-Ho Tung, Epitaxial Growth of bulky calcite inverse opal induced by single crystalline calcite substrate, CrystEngComm 2014, 16, 7607.

18.   Tao Ding, Yue Long, Kuo Zhong, Kai Song,* Guoqiang Yang, Chen-Ho Tung, Modifying the symmetry of colloidal photonic crystals-a way towards complete photonic bandgap, Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2014, 2, 4100.

19.   Hongri Wan, Yue Long, Hui Xu, Kai Song,* Guoqiang Yang, Chen-Ho Yang, New Strategy to Prepare Hollow Silica Microspheres with Tunable Holes on the Shell Wall, Langmuir 2014, 30, 683.

20.   Han Yan, Yue Long, Kai Song, Chen-Ho Tung, Liqiang Zheng*, Photo-induced transformation from wormlike to spherical micelles based on pyrrolidinium ionic liquids, Soft Matter 2014, 10, 115.

21.   Zhanfang Liu, Kai Song*, Chen-Ho Tung, Colloidal photonic crystals with planar dielectric defect, Imaging Science and Photochemistry 2013, 31, 401.

22.   Jiao Feng, Sha Bian, Yue Long, Hao Yuan, Qing Liao, Huaqiang Cai*, Hui Huang*, Kai Song*, Guoqiang Yang, Low threshold photonic crystal lasing from a dye with high emission quantum yield and weak self-quenching, Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2013, 1, 6157.

23.   Bin Zhao, Wan Meng*, Kai Song*, “Recent progress in preparation and application of ZnO mesocrystal”, Imaging Science and Photochemistry 2013, 31, 175.

24.   Xinyue Zhang, Deyang Ji, Ting Lei, Bin Zhao, Kai Song, Wenping Hu, Jieyu Wang, Jian Pei, Yapei Wang*, Integration of antireflection and light diffraction in nature: a strategy for light trapping, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2013, 1, 10607.

25.   Yue Long*, Kai Song, David York, Zhibing Zhang, Jon A. Preece*, Engineering the mechanical and physical properties of organic–inorganic composite microcapsules, Colloids and surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 2013, 433, 30.

26.   Tao Ding*, Kai Song*, Guoqiang Yang, Chen-Ho Tung, Tunable fabrication of two-dimensional arrays of polymer nanobowls for biomimic growth of amorphous calcium carbonate, Macromolecular Rapid Communications 2012, 33, 1562-1567.

27.   Tao Ding, Liang Luo, Hong Wang, Li Chen, Kui Liang, Koen Clays*, Kai Song*, Guoqiang Yang, Chen-Ho Tung, Patterning and pixelation of colloidal photonic crystals for addressable integrated photonics, Journal of Materials Chemistry 2011, 21, 11330.

28.   Kuo Zhong, Wan Meng*, Tao Ding, Kai Song*, Chen-Ho Tung, Fabrication of Rubrene Inverse Opal and Its Optical properties, Imaging Science and Photochemistry 2011, 29, 161.

29.   Tomoya Ishizuka, Louise E. Sinkes, Kai Song, Sheng-Ting Hung, Animesh Nayak, Koen Clays*, Michael J. Therien*, The roles of molecular structures and effective optical symmetry in evolving dipolar chromophoric building blocks to potent octopolar NLO chromophores, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2011, 133, 2884.

30.   Tao Ding, Ye Tian, Kui Liang, Koen Clays*, Kai Song*, Guoqiang Yang, Chen-Ho Tung, Anisotropic oxygen plasma etching of colloidal particles in electrospun fibers, Chemical Communications. 2011, 47, 2429.

31.   Tao Ding, Fei Wang, Kai Song*, G. Yang, Chen-Ho Tung, Oxygen plasma etching-induced crystalline lattice transformation of colloidal photonic crystals, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2010, 132, 17340.

32.   Tao Ding, Kai Song*, Koen Clays, Chen-Ho Tung, Fabrication and multiangular optical characterization of ellipsoidal photonic crystal, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2010, 10, 7571.

33.   Tao Ding, Kai Song*, Koen Clays*, Chen-Ho Tung, Controlled directionality of ellipsoids in monolayer and multilayer colloidal crystals, Langmuir 2010, 26, 11544.

34.   Tao Ding, Kai Song*, Koen Clays*, Chen-Ho Tung, Bottom-Up photonic crystal approach with top-down defect and heterostructure fine-tuning, Langmuir 2010, 26, 4535.

35.   Tao Ding, Kai Song*, Koen Clays*, Chen-Ho Tung, Fabrication of 3D photonic crystals of ellipsoids: convective self-assembly in magnetic field, Advanced Materials 2009, 21, 1936.

36.   Tao Ding, Kai Song*, Koen Clays*, Chen-Ho Tung, Photonic crystals of oblate spheroids by blown film extrusion of prefabricated colloidal crystals, Langmuir 2009, 25, 10218.

37.   Tao Ding, Zhanfang Liu, Kai Song*, Chen-Ho Tung, Synthesis of monodisperse ellipsoids with tunable aspect ratios, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 2009, 336, 29.

38.   Wim Libaers, Tao Ding, Branko Kolaric, Renaud A. L. Vallée, John E. Wong, Koen, Clays*, Kai Song*, Nano-engineering of magnetic and ellipsoidal colloidal photonic crystals, Proceedings of SPIE 2009, 7413, 1.

39.   Tao Ding, Zhanfang Liu, Kai Song*, Preparation of 3D photonic crystals, Progress in Chemistry 2008, 20, 1283.

40.   Zhanfang Liu, Tao Ding, Guo Zhang, Kai Song*, Koen Clays*, Chen-Ho Tung, Ternary inverse opal system for convenient and reversible photonic bandgap tuning, Langmuir 2008, 24, 10519.

41.   Timothy V. Duncan, Kai Song, Sheng-Ting Hung, Ivan Miloradovic, Animesh Nayak, André Persoons, Thierry Verbiest, Michael J. Therien*, Koen Clays*, Molecular symmetry and solution-phase structure interrogated by Hyper-Rayleigh depolarization measurements elaborating highly hyperpolarizable D2-symmetric chromophores, Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2008, 47, 2978.

42.   Javier Pérez-Moreno, Inge Asselberghs, Kai Song, Koen Clays, Yuxia Zhao, Hachiro Nakanishi, Shuji Okada, Kyoto Nogi, Oh-Kil Kim, Jongtae Je, Janka Matrai, Marc. De Maeyer, Mark. G. Kuzyk, Combined molecular and supramolecular bottom-up nanoengineering for enhanced nonlinear optical response: Experiments, modeling, and approaching the fundamental limit, the Journal of Chemical Physics 2007, 126, No. 074705.

43.   Kasper Baert, Kai Song, Renaud Vallée, Mark van der Auweraer, Koen Clays*, Spectral narrowing of emission in self-assembled colloidal photonic superlattices, Journal of Applied Physics 2006, 100, No. 123112.

44.   Tian-Gao Zhang, Yuxia Zhao, Kai Song, Inge Asselberghs, André Persoons, Koen Clays, Michael J. Therien, Electronic modulation of hyperpolarizable (rorphinato)zinc(II) chromophores featuring ethynylphenyl-, ethynylthiophenyl-, ethynylthiazolyl-, ethynylbenzothiazolyl-based electron-donating and -accepting moieties, Inorganic Chemistry 2006, 45, 9703.

45.   Ming Jun Piao, Khalil Chajara, Soo Jung Yoon, Hwan Myung Kim, Seung-Joon Jeon, Tae-Hyun Kim, Kai Song, Inge Asselberghs, André. Persoons, Koen Clays, Bong Rae Cho, First hyperpolarizabilities of hexaethynyl benzene derivatives: effect of conjugation length, Journal of Materials Chemistry 2006, 16, 2273.

46.   Kai Song, Renaud Vallée, Mark Van der Auweraer; Koen Clays, Fluorophores-modified silica sphere as emission probe in photonic crystals, Chemical physics Letters 2006, 421,1.

47.   Hu Kang, Guennadi Evmenenko, Pulak Dutta, Koen Clays, Kai Song, Tobin J. Marks, X-shaped electro-optic chromophore with remarkably blue-shifted optical absorption. Synthesis, characterization, linear/Nonlinear optical properties, self-assembly, and thin film microstructural characteristics. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2006, 128, 6194.

48.   Kai Song, Renaud Vallée, Mark. Van der Auweraer, Koen Clays, Spontaneous emission of nano-engineered fluoreophores in photonic crystals, Journal of Nonlinear Optical Physics & Materials 2006, 15, 1.

49.   Dominique Leca, Kai Song, Matthias Albert, Monica Grangeor Gonçalves, Louis Fensterbank, Emmanuel Lacôte, Max Malacria, Titanocene-mediated intramolecular radical vinylations Synthesis-Stuttgart 2005, 1405.

50.   Gunther Hennrich, M. Teresa Murillo, Pilar Prados, Kai Song, Inge Asselberghs, Koen Clays, André Persoons, Jordi. Benet-Buchholz, Javier de Mendoza, Tetraalkynyl calix[4]arenes with advanced NLO properties, Chemical Communications 2005, 21, 2747.

51.   Benjamin J. Coe, James A. Harris, Lathe A. Jones, Bruce S. Brunschwig, Kai Song, Koen Clays, Javier Garn, Jess Orduna, Simon J. Coles, Michael B. Hursthouse, Syntheses and properties of two-dimensional charged nonlinear optical chromophores incorporating redox-switchable cis-tetraammineruthenium(II) centers, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2005, 127, 4845.

52.   Dominique Leca, Kai Song, Muriel Amatore, Louis Fensterbank, Emmanuel Lacote, Max Malacria, Iodine(III)-mediated preparations of nitrogen-containing sulfur derivatives: Dramatic influence of the sulfur oxidation state, Chemistry-A European Journal 2004, 10, 906.

53.   Ming Xu, Kai Song, Li-Zhu Wu, Li-Ping Zhang, Chen-Ho Tung, Selective transport of alkali-metal cations through liquid membranes by non-cyclic carriers, Chinese Journal of Chemistry 2002, 13, 171.

54.   Kai Song, Ming-Li Peng, Ming Xu, Li-Zhu Wu, Li-Ping Zhang, Chen-Ho Tung, A comparative study on photosensitized oxidation of trans-2-vinylthiophenes with trans-3-vinylthiophenes, Tetrahedron Letters 2002, 43, 6633.

55.   Li-Zhu Wu, Li-Ping Zhang, Hong-Ru Li, Xiu-Yi Yi, Kai Song, Ming Xu, Zhen-Yu Yuan, Jing-Qu Guan, Yun-Ming Ying, Hong-Wei Wang, Chen-Ho Tung, Microreactor-controlled selective in organic photochemical reactions, Photographic Science and Photochemistry 2000, 18, 348.

56.   Chen-Ho Tung, Li-Zhu Wu, Li-Ping Zhang, Hong-Ru. Li, Xiu-Yu Yi, Kai Song, Ming Xu, Zhen-Yu Yuan, Jing-Qu Guan, Hong-Wei Wang, Microreactor-controlled selectivity in organic photochemical reactions, Pure and Applied Chemistry 2000, 72, 2289.

57.  Kai Song, Li-Zhu Wu, Chun-He Yang, Chen-Ho Tung, Photocyclization and photooxidation of 3-styrylthiophene, Tetrahedron Letters 2000, 41, 1951. 

Research Interests

photonic crystals; biomimetic optics



丁涛  博士研究生  070304-物理化学  

周晖  硕士研究生  085204-材料工程  


李冬至  博士研究生  070304-物理化学