Yanlin SONG   
Ph. D., Research Professor
Physical Chemistry
Tel: 010-62529284  
Fax: 010-62529284 

Research Areas

     Prof. Song's research interests include information function materials, application of polymers photonic crystals, green-printing materials and technology. He has published more than 200 academic papers in scientific journals, 1 book and 5 chapters and has been granted more than 50 patents. 



1989, B.S.,  Zhengzhou University
1996, Ph. D., Peking University.
1996.7-1998.7, Postdoctoral Fellow, Tsinghua University.


Work Experience
1998.9 - 2001.2 Research associate, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ICCAS)
2001.3 - Research professor, Organic Solids Laboratory, ICCAS

Honors & Distinctions

    He won the First Prize of Beijing Science and Technology Award in 2004 the Second Prize of National Natural Science Award in 2005 and 2008 the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars in 2006 the Prestigious Chinese Chemical Society-Akzo Nobel Chemistry Award in 2010 Outstanding Youth Award of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2010 and the outstanding youth science and Technology Achievement Award in 2011.      


1.        J. Wang, Y. Zhang, S. Wang, Y. Song, L. Jiang, Acc Chem Res, 44 (2011) 405-415.

2.        D.L. Tian, Y.L. Song, L. Jiang, Chem Soc Rev, 42 (2013) 5184-5209.

3.        M. Qin, Y. Huang, Y. Li, M. Su, B. Chen, H. Sun, P. Yong, C. Ye, F. Li, Y. Song, Angew Chem Int Edit, (2016) n/a-n/a.

4.        J. Jiang, B. Bao, M. Li, J. Sun, C. Zhang, Y. Li, F. Li, X. Yao, Y. Song, Adv Mater, 28 (2016) 1420-1426.

5.        S. Chen, M. Su, C. Zhang, M. Gao, B. Bao, Q. Yang, B. Su, Y. Song, Adv Mater, 27 (2015) 3928-3933.

6.        M. Su, F. Li, S. Chen, Z. Huang, M. Qin, W. Li, X. Zhang, Y. Song, Adv Mater, (2015).

7.        M. Kuang, L. Wang, Y. Song, Adv Mater, 26 (2014) 6950-6958.

8.        B. Su, C. Zhang, S. Chen, X. Zhang, L. Chen, Y. Wu, Y. Nie, X. Kan, Y. Song, L. Jiang, Adv Mater, 26 (2014) 2501-2507.

9.        J. Hou, H.C. Zhang, Q. Yang, M.Z. Li, Y.L. Song, L. Jiang, Angew Chem Int Edit, 53 (2014) 5791-5795.

10.      Y. Huang, F.Y. Li, M. Qin, L. Jiang, Y.L. Song, Angew Chem Int Edit, 52 (2013) 7296-7299.

11.      M. He, Q.L. Zhang, X.P. Zeng, D.P. Cui, J. Chen, H.L. Li, J.J. Wang, Y.L. Song, Adv Mater, 25 (2013) 2291-2295.

12.      H. Li, J. Wang, H. Lin, L. Xu, W. Xu, R. Wang, Y. Song, D. Zhu, Adv Mater, 22 (2010) 1237-1241.

13.      M.Z. Li, F. He, Q. Liao, J. Liu, L. Xu, L. Jiang, Y.L. Song, S. Wang, D.B. Zhu, Angew Chem Int Edit, 47 (2008) 7258-7262.

14.      G. Jiang, Y. Song, X. Guo, D. Zhang, D. Zhu, Adv Mater, 20 (2008) 2888-2898.

15.    G.Y. Jiang, T. Michinobu, W.F. Yuan, M. Teng, Y.Q. Wen, S.X. Du, H.J. Gao, L. Jiang, Y.L. Song, F. Diederich, D.B. Zhu, Adv Mater, 17 (2005) 2170-2173.


1.      Ultrasensitive DNA detection using photonic crystals. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2008, 47 (38), 7258-7262.

2.      Organic functional molecules towards information processing and high-density information storage. Adv. Mater. 2008, 20 (15), 2888-2898.

3.      Superoleophilic and Superhydrophobic Inverse Opals for Oil Sensors. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2008, 18 (20), 3258-3264.

4.      Electrically Tunable Polypyrrole Inverse Opals with Switchable Stopband, Conductivity, and Wettability. Chem. Mater. 2008, 20 (11), 3554-3556.

5.      A Triphenylamine-Containing Donor-Acceptor Molecule for Stable, Reversible, Ultrahigh Density Data Storage. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129 (38), 11674-11675.

6.      Solid-state fluorescence enhancement of organic dyes by photonic crystals. J. Mater. Chem. 2007, 17 (1), 90-94.

7.      Photo- and proton-dual-responsive fluorescence switch based on a bisthienylethene-bridged naphthalimide dimer and its application in security data storage. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2007,  (13), 2064-2067.

8.      Energy transfer boosted by photonic crystals with metal film patterns. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2007, 91 (20), 203516.

9.      Reversible nanometer-scale data storage on a self-assembled, organic, crystalline thin film. Adv. Mater. 2006, 18 (15), 1983-1987.

10.    Highly Fluorescent Contrast for Rewritable Optical Storage based on Photochromic Bisthienylethene-Bridged Naphthalimide Dimer, Chem. Mater. 2006, 18(2), 235-237.

11.    Crystalline Organic Thin Film for Nanoscale Data Recording Through Intermolecular Charge Transfer Interactions, Adv. Mater. 2005, 17, 2170-2173.

12.     A Novel Thermal Stable Spironaphthoxazine and Its Application in Rewritable High Density Optical Data Storage, Adv. Mater. 2005, 17(2), 156-160.

13.    Photoresponsive Switch Surface Based on Azobenzene-Modified Silicon (1 1 1), J. Phys. Chem. B. 2005, 109,14465-68.

14.     Highly Regio- and Enantioselective Thermal [2+2] Cycloaddition of Coumarin in a Crystalline Inclusion Complex under High Vacuum, Chem. Commun. 2005, 21, 2732-2734.

15.     A Crystalline Thin Film by Supramolecular Assembly for Ultrahigh Density Data Storage, Adv. Mater. 2004, 16(22), 2018-2021.

16.     Nano-scale Date Recording on Organic Monolayer Thin Film, Adv. Mater. 2003, 15(22),1525-1529.

1.     Song, Yanlin; Zhu, Daoben, High Density Data Storage Principle, Technology, and Materials. World Scientific Publishing Co.: 2009.


Chenguang DU  PhD Candidate

Chengshan NIU  PhD Candidate

Liang XU  PhD Candidate

Min HE  PhD Candidate

Ying MA  PhD Candidate

Weizhi SHEN  PhD Candidate

Changqing YE  PhD Candidate

Xin JIN  PhD Candidate

Linfeng CHEN    PhD Candidate

Weiwei LI   PhD Candidate

Jinming ZHOU  PhD Candidate

Qisheng LIU  PhD Candidate

Jian LIU  PhD Candidate

Yu HUANG  PhD Candidate