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Department of Chemistry


WONG, Ken-Tsung

WONG, Ken-Tsung
Room A620, Chemistry Building
Fax: +886-2-3366-1667
Research Interest

  • Synthesis and Molecular Design of Organic Materials for Optoelectronic Applications

  • Organic Nano Materials and Applications

Career and Service Experiences

  • 1989, B.S. Fu-Jen University

  • 1993, Ph.D., National Taiwan University

  • 1995-1996, Postdoctor, University of Illinois Urbana- Champaign, U.S.A.

  • 1996-1998, Postdoctor, Universite Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France

  • 1998-2002, Assistant Professor, National Taiwan University; Associate Professor, 2002-2006, National Taiwan University; Professor, 2006- National Taiwan University

  • Adjunct Research Fellow, 2012-present, Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, Academia Sinica

Honors and Awards

  • 2002 Outstanding Young Chemist Award, Chinese Chemical Society Located in Taipei

  • 2004 Academia Sinica Research Award for Junior Research Investigators

  • 2004 National Taiwan University Research Award

  • Wu Da-You Research Award, National Science Council, 2006.

  • 2006 Distinguished Teacher Award, National Taiwan University

  • 2006 Thompson Scientific Taiwan Citation Laureate

  • 2010 Mr. and Mrs. Sun Chan Memorial Award in Organic Chemistry for 2010.

  • 2010 Distinguished Research Award, National Science Council.

  • 2015 Hou Chin-Tui Award due to his excellent research on basic science

  • 2017 Y.Z. Hsu Science and Technology Reaserch Paper Award

  • 2021 Yoshida Prize

  • 2021 Outstanding Scholar Awards, Foundation for the Advancement of Outstanding Scholarship

Research Content
Selected Publications

  1. Tseng, K.-P.; Fang, F.-C.; Shyue, J.-J.; Wong, K.-T.; Raffy, G.; Del Guerzo, A.; Bassani, D. M. “Spontaneous Generation of Highly Emissive RGB Organic Nanospheres” Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 7032-7036.

  2. Tsai, Y.-T.; Tseng, K.-P.; Chen, Y.-F.; Wu, C.-C.; Fan, G.-L.; Wong, K.-T.; Wantz, G.; Hirsch, L.; Raffy, G.; Del Guerzo, A. Bassani, B. M.“Electroluminescence from Spontaneously Generated Single-Vesicle Aggregates Using Solution-Processed Small Organic Molecules”ACS Nano 2016, 10, 998-1006.

  3. Chen, Y.-H.; Lin, L.-Y.; Lu, C.-W.; Lin, F.; Huang, Z.-Y.; Lin, H.-W. ; Wang, P.-H.; Liu, Y.-H.; Wong, K.-T. *; Wen, J.; Miller, J.; Darling , S. B. "Vacuum-Deposited Small-Molecule Organic Solar Cells with High Power Conversion Efficiencies by Judicious Molecular Design and Device Optimization" J. Am. Chem. Soc.2012, 134, 13616-13623.

  4. Che, X.; Chung, C.-L.; Liu, X.; Chou, S.-H.; Liu, Y.-H.; Wong, K.-T.*; Forrest, R. "Regioisomeric Effects of Donor–Acceptor–Acceptor′ Small-Molecule Donors on the Open Circuit Voltage of Organic Photovoltaics" Adv. Mater. 2016, 28, 8248-8255.

  5. Hung W.-Y.; Fang G.-C.; Lin S.-W.; Cheng S.-H.; Kuo T.-Y.; Wong K.-T.; Chou P.-T. “The First Tandem, All-Exciplex-Based WOLED” Scientific Reports, 2014, 45161.

  6. Lee, J.-H.; Cheng, S.-H.; Yoo, S.J.; Shin, H.; Chang, J.-H.; Wu, C.-I.; Wong, K.-T.; Kim, J.-J. “An Exciplex Forming Host for Highly Efficient Blue Organic Light Emitting Diodes with Low Driving Voltage” Funct. Mater. 2015, 25, 361-366.

  7. Lin, T.-A.; Chatterjee, T.; Tsai, W.-L.; Lee, W.-K.; Wu, M.-J.; Jiao, M.; Pan, K.-C.; Yi, C.-L.; Chung, C.-L.; Wong, K.-T.; Wu, -C. "Sky-Blue Organic Light Emitting Diode with 37% External Quantum Efficiency Using Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence from Spiroacridine-Triazine Hybrid" Adv. Mater. 2016, 28, 6976-6983.

  8. Pan, K.-C.; Li, S.-W.; Ho, Y.-Y.; Shiu, Y.-J.; Tsai, W.-L.; Jiao, M.; Lee, W.-K.; Wu, C.-C.; Chung, C.-L.; Chatterjee, T.; Li, Y.-S.; Wong, K.-T.; Hu, H.-C.; Chen, C.-C.; Lee, -T. “Efficient and Tunable Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence Emitters Having Orientation-Adjustable CN-Substituted Pyridine and Pyrimidine Acceptor Units” Adv. Funct. Mater. 2016, 26, 7560-7571.

  9. Che, X., Chung, C.-L., Hsu, C.-C., Liu, F., Wong, K.-T. , Forrest, S.R. “Donor–Acceptor–Acceptor‘s Molecules for Vacuum-Deposited Organic Photovoltaics with Efficiency Exceeding 9%” Adv. Energy Mater. 2018, 8,  1703603.

  10. Li, Y.; Sheriff, H. K. M.; Liu, X.; Wang, C.-K.; Ding, K.; Han, H.; Wong, K.-T.; Forrest, S. R. “Vacuum-Deposited Biternary Organic Photovoltaics” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 18204-18210.

  11. Wang, M.; Huang, Y.-H.; Lin, K.-S.; Yeh, T.-H.; Duan, J.; Ko, T.-Y.; Liu, S.-W. Wong, K.-T.; Hu, B. “Revealing the Cooperative Relationship between Spin, Energy, and Polarization Parameters toward Developing High-Efficiency Exciplex Light-Emitting Diodes” Adv. Mater. 2019, 31, 1904114.

  12. Wan, Y.; Lu, G.; Wei, W.-C.; Huang, Y.-H.; Li, S.; Chen, J.-X.; Cui, X.; Xiao, Y.-F.; Li, X.; Liu, Y. “Stable Organic Photosensitizer Nanoparticles with Absorption Peak beyond 800 Nanometers and High Reactive Oxygen Species Yield for Multimodality Phototheranostics.” ACS Nano 2020, 14, 9917-9928.

  13. Shih, C.-J.; Li, Y.-Z.; Li, M.-Z.; Biring, S.; Huang, B.-C.; Liu, C.-W.; Yeh, T.-H.; Luo, D.; Lee, J.-H.; Huang, Y.-H. “Transparent Organic Upconversion Device Targeting High-grade Infrared Visual Image.” Nano Energy 2021, 86, 106043.

Update: 2022-01-27