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Liu, Ru-Shi
Liu, Ru-Shi

Inorganic Chemistry and Materials Chemistry

Room B576, Chemistry Building

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Research Interests

  • Applied to the light-emitting diode light fluorescent material transfer
  • Applied to the light switch to electric energy of lithium ion secondary batteries, fuel cells and water splitting materials
  • Used in the light of biochemical medicine nanomaterials heat transfer

Honors and Awards

  • Excellent Young Person Prize, 1989.
  • National Invention Award, Silver Medal, Intellectual Property Office, 1995.
  • Young Chemists Award, The Chinese Chemical Society, 1998.
  • Y. Z. Hsu Scientific Paper Award, Far Eastern Y. Z. Hsu Science and Technology Memorial Foundation, 2011.
  • Outstanding Research Award, National Science Council, 2012.


  • B.S., 1981, Department of Chemistry, Soochow University.
  • M.S., 1983, Department of Nuclear Science.
  • Ph.D., 1990, Department of Chemistry, National Tsing-Hua University.
  • Ph.D., 1992, Department of Chemistry and Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Superconductivity, University of Cambridge.
  • Associate Researcher / Research Scientist / Senior Research Scientist / Research Manager, 1983-1995, Materials Research Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute.
  • Associate Professor, 1995-1999; Professor, 1999-present, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University.

Research Pictures

Liu, Ru-Shi

Selected Publication

  1. Wang, S.-S.; Chen, W.-T.; Li, Y.; Wang, J.; Sheu, H.-S.; Liu, R.-S.* “Neighboring-Cation Substitution Tuning of Photoluminescence by Remote-Controlled Activator in Phosphor Lattice” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 12504–12507.
  2. Huang, W.-Y; Yoshimura, F.; Ueda, K.; Shimomura, Y.; Sheu, H.-S.; Chan, T.-S.; Greer, H. F.; Zhou, W.; Hu, S.-F.; Liu, R.-S.*; Attfield, J. P.* “Nanosegregation and Neighbor-Cation Control of Photoluminescence in Carbidonitridosilicate Phosphors” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 8012–8016.
  3. Chen, H. M.; Chen, C. K.; Liu, R.-S.*; Zhang, L.; Zhang, Z.*; Wilkinson, D. “Nano-architecture and Material Designs for Water Splitting Photoelectrodes” Chem. Soc. Rev. 2012, 41, 5654–5671.
  4. Yeh, C.-W.; Chen, W.-T.; Liu, R.-S.*; Hu, S.-F.; Sheu, H.-S.; Chen, J.-M.; Hintzen, H. T. “Origin of Thermal Degradation of Sr2-xSi5N8:Eux Phosphors in Air for Light-emitting Diodes”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 14108–14117.
  5. Chen, W.-T.; Sheu H.-S.; Liu, R.-S.*; Attfield, J. P.* “Cation-size-mismatch Tuning of Photoluminescence in Oxynitride Phosphors” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 8022–8025.
  6. Chen, H. M.; Liu, R.-S.* “Architecture of Metallic Nanostructures: Synthesis Strategy and Specific Applications” J. Phys. Chem. C 2011, 115, 3513–3527. (Feature Article)
  7. Lin, C. C.; Liu, R.-S.* “Advances in Phosphors for Light-emitting Diodes” J. Phys. Chem. Lett.(Perspective article) 2011, 11, 1268–1277. (Perspective Article)
  8. Chen, H. M.; Chen, C. K.; Chang, Y.-C.; Tsai, C.-W.; Liu, R.-S.*; Hu, S.-F.; Chang, W.-S.; Chen, K.-H. “Monolayer-Quantum Dots Sensitized ZnO Nanowires-array Photoelectrodes: True Efficiency for Water Splitting” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 5966–5969.
  9. Lin, C. C.; Xiao, Z. R.; Guo, G.-Y.; Chan, T. S.; Liu, R.-S.* “Versatile Phosphate Phosphors ABPO4 in White Light-Emitting Diodes: Collocated Characteristic Analysis and Theoretical Calculations” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 3020–3028.
  10. Chen, H. M.; Hsin, C. F.; Chen, P. Y.; Liu, R.-S.*; Hu, S.-F.; Huang, C.-Y.; Lee, J.-F.; Jang, L.-Y. “Ferromagnetic CoPt3 Nanowires : Structural Evolution from fcc to Ordered L12J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 15794–15801.

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