Sun, Shih-Sheng

Supramolecular Materials Chemistry

Sun, Shih-Sheng (孫世勝)

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Deputy Director(2014-);Research Fellow (2014-);Associate Research Fellow (2009-2014);Assistant Research Fellow (2003-2009);B.S., National Cheng Kung University (1989);M.S., National Cheng Kung University (1991);Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton (2001);Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University (2001-2003);
Research Interests

Molecular recognition and chemical sensing
Supramolecular assemblies of p-conjugated systems
Light-harvesting materials for dye-sensitized solar cells







Selected Publications
    Citations (Google Scholar)
  1. Chang, K.-C.; Lin, J.-L.; Shen, Y.-T.; Hung, C.-Y.; Chen, C.-Y.; Sun, S.-S. Synthesis and photophysical Properties of Self-Assembled Metallogels of Platinum(II) Acetylide Complexes with Elaborated Long-Chain Pyridine-2,6-Dicarboxamides. Chem. Eur. J. 2011, accepted. (Will be highlighted in the inner cover as a frontispiece for the issue).
  2. Chang, Y. J.; Chou, P.-T.; Lin, S.-Y.; Watanabe, M.; Liu, Z.-Q.; Lin, J.-L.; Chen, K.-Y.; Sun, S.-S.; Ching-Yang Liu, C.-Y.; Chow, T. J. High Performance Organic Materials for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: Triarylene-Linked Dyads with a 4-tert-Butylphenylamine Donor. Chem. Asian J. 2011, accepted.
  3. Singh, A. S.; Sun, S.-S. Dynamic Self-Assembly of Molecular Capsules via Solvent Polarity Controlled Reversible Binding of Nitrate Anion with C3 Symmetric Tripodal Receptors. Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 8563.
  4. Li, C.-H.; Chang, K.-C.; Tsou, C.-C.; Lan, Y.; Yang, H.-C.; Sun, S.-S. Chiral Amplification in One-dimensional Helical Nanostructures Self-Organized From Phenylethynyl Thiophene with Elaborated Long-Chain Dicarboxamides. J. Org. Chem. 2011, 76, 5524.
  5. Lin, Y.-C.; Lin, C.-H.; Chen, C.-Y.; Sun, S.-S.; Pal, B. Synthesis of Electron Deficient Acene Derivatives via a Bidirectional Iterative Elongation Reaction. Org. Bio. Chem. 2011, 9, 4507.
  6. Lin, J.-L.; Chen, C.-W.; Sun, S.-S.; Lees, A. J. Photoswitching Tetranuclear Rhenium(I) Tricarbonyl Diimine Complexes With A Stilbene-Like Bridging Ligand. Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 6030. (selected as part of a ChemComm ‘Supramolecular Chemistry’ web-based themed issue marking the International Year of Chemistry 2011).
  7. Chung, S.-K.; Tseng, Y.-R.; Chen, C.-Y.; Sun, S.-S. A Selective Colorimetric Hg2+ Probe Featuring a Styryl Dithiaazacrown Containing Platinum(II) Terpyridine Complex through Modulation of the Relative Strength of ICT and MLCT Transitions. Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 2711.
  8. Chen, K.-F.; Chang, C.-W.; Lin, J.-L.; Hsu, Y.-C.; Yeh, M.-C. P.; Hsu, C.-P; Sun, S.-S. Photophysical Studies of Dipolar Organic Dyes That Feature 1, 3-Cyclohexadiene Conjugated Linkage: The Implication of a Twisted Intramolecular Charge Transfer State on the Efficiency of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16, 12873.
  9. You, H.-J.; Fang, C.-S.; Lin, J.-L.; Sun, S.-S.; Liu, C. W. Dinuclear Gold Diselenophosphate Complexes: Structures and Photoluminescence. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 7641.
  10. Lin, Z.; Chen, H.-C.; Sun, S.-S.; Hsu, C.-P.; Chow, T. J. Bifunctional Maleimide Dyes as Selective Anion Sensors. Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 5216.
  11. Chen, H.-C.; Hung, C.-Y.; Wang, K.-H.; Chen, H.-L.; Fann, W. S.; Chen, P.; Chow, T. J.; Hsu, C.-P.; Sun, S.-S. White light Emission From an Upconverted Fluorescence with an Organic Triplet Sensitizer. Chem. Commun. 2009, 4064.
  12. Singh, A. S.; Chen, B.-Y.; Wen, Y.-S.; Tsai, C.; Sun, S.-S. Halide Dependent Formation of Molecular Receptors and Their Ion Recognition Propertiesf. Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 1867.
  13. Shen, Y.-T.; Li, C.-H; Chang, K.-C.; Chin, S.-Y.; Lin, H.-A.; Liu, Y.-M.; Hung, C.-Y.; Hsu, H.-F.; Sun, S.-S. Synthesis, Optical, and Mesomorphic Properties of Self-Assembled Organogels Featuring Phenyl Ethynyl Framework With Elaborated Long-Chain Pyridine-2,6-Dicarboxamides (an invited contribution
    to a special issue of the Gels and Fibrillar Networks: Molecular and Polymer Gels and Materials with Self-Assembled Fibrillar Networks). Langmuir 2009, 25, 8714..
  14. Hung, C.-Y.; Singh, A. S.; Chen, C.-W; Wen, Y.-S.; Sun, S.-S. Colorimetric and Luminescent Sensing of F- Anion Through Strong Anion–p Interaction Inside the p-Acidic Cavity of A Pyridyl-Triazine Bridged Trinuclear Re(I)-Tricarbonyl Diimine Complex. Chem. Commun. 2009, 1511.
  15. Chen, K.-F.; Hsu, Y.-C.; Wu, Q.; Yeh, M.-C.; Sun, S.-S. Structurally Simple Dipolar Organic Dyes Featuring 1,3-Cyclohexadiene Conjugated Unit for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 377.
  16. Chen, C.-Y.; Lin, T.-P.; Chen, C.-K.; Lin, S.-C.; Tseng, M.-C.; Wen, Y-S.; Sun, S.-S. New Chromogenic and Fluorescent Probes for Anion Detection: Formation of a [2+2] Supramolecular Complex on Addition of Fluoride with Positive Homotropic Cooperativity. J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 900.
  17. Kumar, A.; Sun, S.-S.; Lees, A. J. Directed Assembly Metallocyclic Supramolecular Systems for Molecular Recognition and Chemical Sensing. Coord. Chem. Rev. 2008, 252, 922.
  18. Lin, T.-P.; Chen, C.-Y.; Wen, Y-S.; Sun, S.-S. Synthesis, Photophysical and Anion Sensing Properties of Quinoxaline Bis-Sulfonamide Functionalized Receptors and Their Metal Complexes. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 9201
  19. Chen, C.-L.; Lin, T.-P.; Chen, Y.-S.; Sun, S.-S. Probing Anion-Receptor Interactions by Ratiometric Chemosensors Containing Pyrrole Carboxamide Interacting Sites. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2007, 3999.
  20. Chen, C.-L.; Chen, Y.-S.; Chen, C.-Y; Sun, S.-S. Dipyrrole Carboxamide Derived Selective Ratiometric Probes for Cyanide Ions. Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 5053.
  21. Tsou, C.-C.; Sun, S.-S. New Fluorescent Amide-Functionalized Phenylethynylthiophene Low Molecular Weight Gelator. Org. Lett. 2006, 8, 387.
  22. Wu, C.-Y.; Chen, M.-S.; Lin, C.-A.; Lin, S.-C.; Sun, S.-S. Photophysical Studies of Anion-Induced Colorimetric Response and Amplified Fluorescence Quenching In Dipyrrolylquinoxaline-Containing Conjugated Polymers. Chem. Eur. J. 2006, 12, 2263.

Update: 2015-03-23

Journal Paper
  1. Meng-Shiue Tsai, Chun-Lin Ou, Chi-Jui Tsai, Yen-Chin Huang, Yuan-Chung Cheng*, Shih-Sheng Sun*, Jye-Shane Yang* Fluorescence Enhancement of Unconstrained GFP Chromophore Analogues Based on the Push-Pull Substituent Effect. JOURNAL OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 2017-0782, 8031-8039.
  2. Mekonnen Abebayehu Desta, Chia-Wei Liao, Shih-Sheng Sun* A general strategy to enhance the performance of dye-sensitized solar cells by incorporating light-harvesting dye with hydrophobic polydiacetylene electrolyte-blocking layer. CHEMISTRY-AN ASIAN JOURNAL 2017-0312, 690-697.
  3. Jin-sil Choi, Yazhen Zhu, Hongsheng Li, Parham Peyda, Thuy Tien Nguyen, Mo Yuan Shen, Yang Michael Yang, Jingyi Zhu, Mei Liu, Mandy M. Lee, Shih-Sheng Sun, Yang Yang, Hsiao-hua Yu, Kai Chen*, Gary S. Chuang*, Hsian-Rong Tseng* Cross-Linked Fluorescent Supramolecular Nanoparticles as Finite Tattoo Pigments with Controllable Intradermal Retention Times. ACS NANO 2017-0111, 153-162.
  4. Ashutosh S. Singh,* Ranjay K. Tiwari, Mandy M. Lee, Jogendra N. Behera,* Shih-Sheng Sun,* V. Chandrasekhar* Structural Tuning of Anion-Templated Motifs with External Stimuli through Crystal-to-Crystal Transformation. CHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL 2017-0123, 762-766.
  5. Yu-Jen Cheng, Siao-Yin Yu, Song-Cheng Lin, Jiann T. Lin,* Li-Yin Chen,* Dai-Sin Hsiu,* Yuh Sheng Wen, Mandy M. Lee, Shih-Sheng Sun A phenothiazine/dimesitylborane hybrid material as a bipolar transport host of red phosphor. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY C 2016-094, 9499-9508.
  6. Chuan-Pei Lee, Chun-Ting Li, Miao-Syuan Fan, Sie-Rong Li, Yi-June Huang, Ling-Yu Chang, Chuan-Ming Tseng, Shih-Sheng Sun, Jiang-Jen Lin, Kuo-Chuan Ho* Microemulsion-assisted Zinc Oxide Synthesis: Morphology Control and Its Applications in Photoanodes of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. ELECTROCHIMICA ACTA 2016-06210, 483-491.
  7. Chuan-Pei Lee, Ping-Wei Chen, Chun-Ting Li, Yi-June Huang, Sie-Rong Li, Ling-Yu Chang, Pei-Yu Chen, Lu-Yin Lin, R. Vittal, Shih-Sheng Sun,* Jiang-Jen Lin,* Kuo-Chuan Ho* ZnO Double Layer Film with a Novel Organic Sensitizer as an Efficient Photoelectrode for Dye–sensitized Solar Cells . JOURNAL OF POWER SOURCES 2016-06325, 209-219.
  8. Yan-Duo Lin, Bo-Yu Ke, Kun-Mu Lee,* Sheng Hsiung Chang, Kai-Hung Wang, Shih-Han Huang, Chun-Guey Wu,* Po-Ting Chou, Samik Jhulki, Jarugu Narasimha Moorthy, Yuan Jay Chang, Kang-Ling Liau, Hsin-Cheng Chung, Ching-Yang Liu, Shih-Sheng Sun,* Tahsin J. Chow* Hole-Transporting Materials Based on Twisted Bimesitylenes for Stable Perovskite Solar Cells with High Efficiency. ChemSusChem 2016-029, 274-279.
  9. Chun-Ting Li, Chi-Ta Lee, Sie-Rong Li, Chuan-Pei Lee, I-Ting Chiu, R. Vittal, Nae-Lih Wu*, Shih-Sheng Sun*, Kuo-Chuan Ho* Composite films of carbon black nanoparticles and sulfonated-polythiophene as flexible counter electrodes for dye-sensitized solar cells. JOURNAL OF POWER SOURCES 2016-01302, 155-163.
  10. Ashutosh S. Singh, Shih-Sheng Sun* Structurally Flexible C3-Symmetry Receptors for Molecular Recognition and Their Self-Assembly Properties (Invited Personal Account). CHEMICAL RECORD 2015-0615, 1021-1044.
  11. Shruti Mendiratta, Muhammad Usman, Tien-Wen Tseng*, Tzuoo-Tsair Luo, Shang-Fan Lee, Li Zhao, Maw-Kuen Wu, Mandy M. Lee, Shih-Sheng Sun, Ying-Chih Lin*, Kuang-Lieh Lu* Low Dielectric Behavior of a Robust, Guest-Free Magnesium(II)−Organic Framework: A Potential Application of an Alkaline-Earth Metal Compound. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INORGANIC CHEMISTRY 2015-05, 1669-1674.
  12. Chun–Ting Li, Chuan-Pei Lee, Chi-Ta Lee, Sie-Rong Li, Shih-Sheng Sun*, Kuo-Chuan Ho* Iodide-Free Ionic Liquid with Dual Redox Couples for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells with High Open-Circuit Voltage. ChemSusChem 2015-048, 1244-1253.
  13. Chuan-Pei Lee, Ryan Yeh-Yung Lin, Lu-Yin Lin, Chun-Ting Li, Te-Chun Chu, Shih-Sheng Sun*, Jiann T. Lin*, Kuo-Chuan Ho* Recent Progress in Organic Sensitizers for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. RSC Advances 2015-045, 23810-23825.
  14. Kai-Chi Chang, Shih-Sheng Sun,* Maurice O. Odagob, Alistair J. Lees* Anion recognition and sensing by transition-metal complexes with polarized N-H recognition motifs. COORDINATION CHEMISTRY REVIEWS 2015-01284, 111-123.
  15. Chun–Ting Li, Sie-Rong Li, Ling-Yu Chang, Chuan-Pei Lee, Pei-Yu Chen, Shih-Sheng Sun*, Jiang-Jen Lin,* Vittal Ramamurthy,* Kuo-Chuan Ho* Efficient Titanium Nitride/Titanium Oxide Composite Photoanodes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells and Water Splitting. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A 2015-013, 4695-4705.
  16. Chia-Wei Liao, Rajeswara Rao M., Shih-Sheng Sun* Structural diversity of new solid-state luminophores based on quinoxaline-b-ketoiminate boron difluoride complexes with remarkable fluorescence switching properties. CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS 2015-0151, 2656-2659.
  17. Sie-Rong Li, Chuan-Pei Lee, Po-Fan Yang, Chia-Wei Liao, Mandy M. Lee, Wei-Lin Su, Chun-Ting Li, Hao-Wu Lin,* Kuo-Chuan Ho,* Shih-Sheng Sun* Structure-Performance Correlations of Organic Dyes with an Electron-deficient Diphenylquinoxaline Moiety for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. CHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL 2014-0820, 10052-10064.
  18. Sie-Rong Li, Chuan-Pei Lee, Chia-Wei Liao, Wei-Lin Su, Chun-Ting Li, Kuo-Chuan Ho,* Shih-Sheng Sun* Structural Engineering of Dipolar Organic Dyes with an Electron-deficient Diphenylquinoxaline Moiety for Efficient Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. TETRAHEDRON 2014-0770, 6276-6284.
  19. Li-Chi Lee, Han Han, Yu-Tang Tsai, Gang-Lun Fan, Hsiang-Fang Liu, Chung-Chih Wu*, Jing-Jong Shyue, Shih-Sheng Sun, Chien-Liang Liu, Pi-Tai Chou, Ken-Tsung Wong* Template-assisted in situ polymerization for forming blue organic light-emitting nanotubes. CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS 2014-0750, 8208-8210.
  20. Jwo-Huei Jou,* You-Xing Lin, Shiang-Hau Peng, Chieh-Ju Li, Yu-Min Yang, Chih-Lung Chin, Jing-Jong Shyue, Shih-Sheng Sun, Mandy Lee, Chien-Tien Chen, Ming-Chung Liu, Cheng-Chang Chen, Guan-Yu Chen, Jin-Han Wu, Cheng-Hung Li, Chao-Feng Sung, Mei-Ju Lee, and Je-Ping Hu Highly Efficient Yellow Organic Light Emitting Diode with a Novel Wet- and Dry- Process Feasible Iridium Complex Emitter. ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS 2014-0124, 555-562.
  21. Te-Chun Chu, Ryan Yeh-Yung Lin, Chuan-Pei Lee, Chih-Yu Hsu, Pei-Chieh Shih, Ray Lin, Sie-Rong Li, Shih-Sheng Sun,* Jiann T. Lin,* R. Vittal,* Kuo- Chuan Ho* Ionic Liquid with a Dual-Redox Couple for Efficient Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. ChemSusChem 2014-017, 146-153.
  22. Rajeswara Rao M, Shih-Sheng Sun* Supramolecular Assemblies of Amide-derived Organogels Featuring Rigid π-Conjugated Phenylethynyl Frameworks (Feature Article). LANGMUIR 2013-1229, 15146-15158 (cover art).
  23. Ashutosh S. Singh, Shih-Sheng Sun* Recyclable Nitrate-Templated Photochemical [2+2] Cycloaddition Reaction Promoted by a Tripodal Receptor. CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS 2013-1049, 10070-10072 (back cover image of the issue).
  24. Chin-Sheng Lee, Cheng-Po Kuo, Chiou-Ling Chang, Ching-Nan Chuang, Mandy M. Lee, Shih-Sheng Sun, Man-kit Leung* The Thermofluoric Behavior of Poly(fluorenetolyldiphenylamine)-Oxadiazole Pair in a Polymer Matrix. RSC Advances 2013-103, 20227-20236.
  25. Jwo-Huei Jou,* Yu-Min Yang, Sun-Zen Chen, Jing-Ru Tseng, Shiang-Hau Peng, Chun-Yu Hsieh, You-Xing Lin, Chih-Lung Chin, Jing-Jong Shyue,* Shih-Sheng Sun, Chien-Tien Chen, Ching-Wu Wang, Chien-Chih Chen, Shih-Hsiang Lai, Fu-Ching Tung High-Efficiency Wet- and Dry-Processed Green Organic Light Emitting Diodes with a Novel Iridium Complex-Based Emitter. ADVANCED OPTICAL MATERIALS 2013-091, 657-667.
  26. Rajeswara Rao M, Chia-Wei Liao, Shih-Sheng Sun* Structurally Simple Thienodipyrandione-Containing Reversible Fluorescent Switching Piezo- and Acido-chromic Materials. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY-C 2013-091, 6386-6394.
  27. Rajeswara Rao M, Chia-Wei Liao, Wei-Lin Su, Shih-Sheng Sun* Quinoxaline Based D-A-D Molecules: High Contrast Reversible Solid-State Mechano- and Thermo-responsive Fluorescent Materials. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY-C 2013-081, 5491-5501.
  28. Li, S.-R.; Lee, C.-P.; Kuo, H.-T., Ho, K.-C.*; Sun, S.-S.* High Performance Dipolar Organic Dyes with an Electron-Withdrawing Diphenylquinoxaline Moiety in the π-Conjugation Framework for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. CHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL 2012-0918, 12085-12095.
  29. Ashutosh S. Singh, Shih-Sheng Sun* Reversible Encapsulation of a Nitrate Guest via Hydrogen Bonded Self-Assembled Capsule Formation by Flexible Tripodal Receptor in Polar Solvent through Dynamic Self-Assembly. RSC Advances 2012-092, 9502-9510.
  30. Ashutosh S. Singh, Shih-Sheng Sun* Narcissistic self-sorting of hydrogen-bonded dimeric capsules formed through self-assembly of flexible tripodal receptors in polar solvents. CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS 2012-0648, 7392-7394.
  31. Liu, Y.-M.; Lin, Y.-C.; Chen, W.-C.; Cheng, J.-H.; Yap, G. P. A.; Sun, S.-S.*; Ong, T.-G.* Synthesis and Characterization of para-Pyridine Linked NHC Palladium Complexes and their Studies for the Heck-Mizoroki Coupling Reaction. DALTON TRANSACTIONS 2012-0641, 7382-7389.
  32. Chang, K.-C.; Sun, S.-S.*; Lees, A. J.*  Anion Sensing by Rhenium(I) Carbonyls with Polarized N-H Recognition Motifs. INORGANICA CHIMICA ACTA 2012-05389, 16-28.
  33. Lee, I.-L.; Ku, P.-J.; Li, S.-R.; Singh, A. S.; Kuo, H.-T.; Wen, Y.-S.; Chu, C.-W.*; Sun, S.-S.*  Synthesis, Photophysical Properties, and Field-Effect Characteristics of (Ethynylphenyl)bezimidazole-Decorated Anthracene and Perylene Bisimide Derivatives. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 2012-05, 2906-2915.
  34. Tseng, K.-P.; Kao, M.-T.; Tsai, T. W. T.; Hsu, C.-H.; Chan, J. C. C.; Shyue, J.-J.; Sun, S.-S.; Wong, K.-T.*  Manipulate the nanostructures of organogels generated from molecules with a 3-dimensional truxene core. CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS 2012-0448, 3515-3517.
  35. Chang, Y. J.; Chou, P.-T.; Lin, S.-Y.; Watanabe, M.; Liu, Z.-Q.; Lin, J.-L.; Chen, K.-Y.; Sun, S.-S.; Ching-Yang Liu, C.-Y.; Chow, T. J.* High Performance Organic Materials for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: Triarylene-Linked Dyads with a 4-tert-Butylphenylamine Donor. CHEMISTRY-AN ASIAN JOURNAL 2012-037, 572-581.
  36. Singh, A. S.; Sun, S.-S.* Recognition, Encapsulation, and Selective Fluorescent Sensing of Nitrate Anion by C3-Symmetric Tripodal Podands Bearing Amide Functionality. JOURNAL OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 2012-0277, 1880-1890.
  37. Chang, K.-C.; Lin, J.-L.; Shen, Y.-T.; Hung, C.-Y.; Chen, C.-Y.; Sun, S.-S.* Synthesis and photophysical Properties of Self-Assembled Metallogels of Platinum(II) Acetylide Complexes with Elaborated Long-Chain Pyridine-2,6-Dicarboxamides. CHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL 2012-0118, 1312-1321.
  38. Singh, A. S.; Sun, S.-S.* Dynamic Self-Assembly of Molecular Capsules via Solvent Polarity Controlled Reversible Binding of Nitrate Anion with C3 Symmetric Tripodal Receptors. CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS 2011-0747, 8563-8565.
  39. Odago, M. O.; Hoffman, A. E.; Carpenter, R. L.; Tse, D. C. T.; Sun, S.-S.; Lees, A. J.*  Thioamide, urea and thiourea bridged rhenium(I) complexes as luminescent anion receptors. INORGANICA CHIMICA ACTA 2011-07374, 558-565.
  40. Li, C.-H.; Chang, K.-C.; Tsou, C.-C.; Lan, Y.; Yang, H.-C.;* Sun, S.-S.*  Chiral Amplification in One-dimensional Helical Nanostructures Self-Organized from Phenylethynyl Thiophene with Elaborated Long-Chain Dicarboxamides. JOURNAL OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 2011-0676, 5524-5530.
  41. Lin, Y.-C.; Lin, C.-H.;* Chen, C.-Y.; Sun, S.-S.; Pal, B.  Synthesis of Electron Deficient Acene Derivatives via a Bidirectional Iterative Elongation Reaction. ORGANIC & BIOMOLECULAR CHEMISTRY 2011-069, 4507-4517.
  42. Lin, J.-L.; Chen, C.-W.; Sun, S.-S.*; Lees, A. J.*  Photoswitching tetranuclear rhenium(I) tricarbonyl diimine complexes with a stilbene-like bridging ligand. CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS 2011-0447, 6030-6032.
  43. Chung, S.-K.; Tseng, Y.-R.; Chen, C.-Y.; Sun, S.-S.*  A Selective Colorimetric Hg2+ Probe Featuring a Styryl Dithiaazacrown Containing Platinum(II) Terpyridine Complex through Modulation of the Relative Strength of ICT and MLCT Transitions. INORGANIC CHEMISTRY 2011-0250, 2711-2713.
  44. Chen, K.-F.; Chang, C.-W.; Lin, J.-L.; Hsu, Y.-C.; Yeh, M.-C. P. *; Hsu, C.-P*; Sun, S.-S.* Photophysical Studies of Dipolar Organic Dyes That Feature 1, 3-Cyclohexadiene Conjugated Linkage: The Implication of a Twisted Intramolecular Charge Transfer State on the Efficiency of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. CHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL 2010-1016, 12873-12882.
  45. You, H.-J.; Fang, C.-S.; Lin, J.-L.; Sun, S.-S.*; Liu, C. W.*  Dinuclear Gold Diselenophosphate Complexes: Structures and Photoluminescence. INORGANIC CHEMISTRY 2010-0849, 7641-7643.
  46. Y.-T. Shen, C.-H. Li, K.-C. Chang, S.-Y. Chin, H.-A. Lin, Y.-M. Liu, C.-Y. Hung, H.-F. Hsu, S.-S. Sun*  Synthesis, Optical, and Mesomorphic Properties of Self-Assembled Organogels Featuring Phenyl Ethynyl Framework With Elaborated Long-Chain Pyridine-2,6-Dicarboxamides. LANGMUIR 2009-0925(15), 8714-8722.
  47. Chen, H.-C.; Hung, C.-Y.; Wang, K.-H.; Chen, H.-L.; Fann, W. S.; Chen, P.; Chow, T. J.*; Hsu, C.-P.*; Sun, S.-S.* White light Emission From an Upconverted Fluorescence with an Organic Triplet Sensitizer. CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS 2009-07, 4064-4066.
  48. Lin, Z.; Chen, H.-C.; Sun, S.-S.*; Hsu, C.-P.*; Chow, T. J.* Bifunctional Maleimide Dyes as Selective Anion Sensors. TETRAHEDRON 2009-0665, 5216-5221.
  49. Singh, A. S.; Chen, B.-Y.; Wen, Y.-S.; Tsai, C.; Sun, S.-S.*  Halide Dependent Formation of Molecular Receptors and Their Ion Recognition Properties. ORGANIC LETTERS 2009-0411, 1867.
  50. C.-Y. Hung, A. S. Singh, C.-W Chen, Y.-S. Wen, S.-S. Sun* Colorimetric and Luminescent Sensing of F- Anion Through Strong Anion–π Interaction Inside the π-Acidic Cavity of A Pyridyl-Triazine Bridged Trinuclear Re(I)-Tricarbonyl Diimine Complex. CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS 2009-03, 1511.
  51. K.-F. Chen, Y.-C. Hsu, Q. Wu, M.-C. Yeh*, S.-S. Sun* Structurally Simple Dipolar Organic Dyes Featuring 1,3-Cyclohexadiene Conjugated Unit for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. ORGANIC LETTERS 2009-0111, 377.
  52. A. Kumar, S.-S. Sun*, A. J. Lees*  Directed Assembly Metallocyclic Supramolecular Systems for Molecular Recognition and Chemical Sensing. COORDINATION CHEMISTRY REVIEWS 2008-04252, 922.
  53. C.-Y. Chen, T.-P. Lin, C.-K. Chen, S.-C. Lin, M.-C. Tseng, Y-S. Wen, S.-S. Sun* New Chromogenic and Fluorescent Probes for Anion Detection: Formation of a [2+2] Supramolecular Complex on Addition of Fluoride with Positive Homotropic Cooperativity. JOURNAL OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 2008-0373, 900.
  54. T.-P. Lin, C.-Y. Chen, Y-S. Wen, S.-S. Sun* Synthesis, Photophysical, and Anion-Sensing Properties of Quinoxaline Bis(sulfonamide) Functionalized Receptors and Their Metal Complexes. Inorganic Chemistry 2007-1046, 9201.
  55. C.-L. Chen, T.-P. Lin, Y.-S. Chen, S.-S. Sun* Probing Anion-Receptor Interactions by Ratiometric Chemosensors Containing Pyrrolecarboxamide Interacting Sites. European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2007-05, 3999.
  56. Chen, CL, Chen, YH, Chen, CY and Sun, SS Dipyrrole carboxamide derived selective ratiometric probes for cyanide ion. ORGANIC LETTERS 2006-108(22), 5053-5056.
  57. Wu, CY, Chen, MS, Lin, CA, Lin, SC and Sun, SS Photophysical studies of anion-induced colorimetric response and amplified fluorescence quenching in dipyrrolylquinoxaline-containing conjugated polymers. CHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL 2006-0312(8), 2263-2269.
  58. Tsou, CC and Sun, SS New fluorescent amide-functionalized phenylethynylthiophene low molecular weight gelator. ORGANIC LETTERS 2006-028(3), 387-390.
  59. K.R.J. Thomas, M. Velusamy, J. T. Lin*, S.-S. Sun,* Y.-T. Tao, C.-H. Chuen Energy harvesting star-shaped triads for electroluminescence applications.. Chem. Commun. 2004, 2328-2329.
Chapter of Publication
  1. Rajeswara Rao M., Shih-Sheng Sun*, 2014, “Supramolecular Assemblies of Organogels Featuring π-Conjugated Framework with Long-Chain Dicarboxamides”, editor(s): Tahsin J. Chow, Organic Structure Design: Applications in Optical and Electronic Devices, pp. 185-228, Singapore: Pan Stanford Publishing Pte Ltd.
  2. Arvind Kumar, Shih-Sheng Sun*, 2012, “PHOTOPHYSICS AND PHOTOCHEMISTRY OF MOLECULAR RECOGNITION AND SENSING WITH METAL- DIRECTED MACROCYCLIC Systems”, editor(s): Alex Li, Molecular Self-Assembly: Advances and Applications, pp. 301-349, Singapore: Pan Stanford Publishing Pte Ltd.
  3. Singh, A. S.; Sun, S.-S.* , 2010, “Molecular Recognition and Chemical Sensing of Anions Utilizing Excited-State Hydrogen-Bonding Interaction”, editor(s): Zhao, G.-J.; Han, K.-L, Hydrogen Bonding and Transfer in the Excited State, pp. 805-814, West Sussex, United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons.
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