Chun-Ru Wang      Ph.D.   Professor
  Physical Chemistry

Research Areas

Ø        Production, isolation and characterizations of novel fullerenes and endohedral fullerenes
Ø        Nanomaterials, nanodevices, and sensors.
Ø        Metallofullerene MRI contrast agents


1985, B.S., Inner Mongolian University
1988, M.S. & 1992, Ph.D.,  Dalian Institute of Chemistry Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1993-1994, Postdoc., Xiamen University


Work Experience
1995, Associate Professor, Xiamen University
1995-1997, Postdoct., University of Hong Kong
1997-2000, JSPS Research Fellow, Nagoya University, Japan
2000-2001, EU Research Fellow, Institute of Solid State Ressearch, IFW Dresden, Germany
2002-, “Hundred of Talents” of CAS, Research Professor, Institute of Chemistry, CAS
Teaching Experience

Honors & Distinctions




l        C66 fullerene encages Sc2 dimer, Nature, 408, 426, 2000

l        Capturing the labile fullerene[50] as C50Cl10  Science 304, 699, 2004

l        “A scandium carbide endohedral metallofullerene: Sc2C2@C84”, Angew. Chem. Int. ed. 40, 397, 2001

l        Isolation and characterization of Sc2C2@C68: A metal-carbide endofullerene with a non-IPR carbon cage, Angew. Chem. Int. ed. 45, 2107, 2006

l        Well-defined fullerene nanowire arrays  Adv. Funct. Mater. 13, 626, 2003

l        Direct imaging of Sc2@C84 molecules encapsulated inside single-wall carbon nanotubes by high resolution electron microscopy with atomic sensitivity Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 055506, 2003

l        Fullerene quantum gyroscope Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 137403, 2004

l         Template synthesis of SC@C82(I) nanowires and nanotubes at room temperature Adv. Mater. 17, 71, 2005

l        C64H4: Production, isolation, and structural characterizations of a stable unconventional fulleride J. Am. Chem. Soc., ASAP


Research Interests







李苞  博士研究生  070304-物理化学  80032-化学研究所

郑俊鹏  硕士研究生  070304-物理化学  80032-化学研究所

徐玮  博士研究生  070304-物理化学  80032-化学研究所

王宝  博士研究生  070304-物理化学  80032-化学研究所

王太山  博士研究生  070304-物理化学  80032-化学研究所

吴静怡  博士研究生  070304-物理化学  80032-化学研究所

马艺函  硕士研究生  070304-物理化学  80032-化学研究所

李慧  博士研究生  070304-物理化学  80032-化学研究所

张艳君  博士研究生  070304-物理化学  80032-化学研究所