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Tutorial FF03—Aggregation-Induced Emission

Dec 1, 2019
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Hynes, Level 2, Room 206

Aggregation-induced emission (AIE) is an influential concept proposed in 2001 for describing a photophysical phenomenon, in which nonemissive molecules in solutions are induced to emit strongly when their intramolecular motion is restricted in aggregate or solid state. The conceptualization of AIE not only breaks the common belief of aggregation-caused quenching, but also provides new mechanistic insights on the light-emitting process of luminogenic aggregates and illuminates the path to the exploration of practically useful luminescent materials for optical, electronic, energy and biomedical applications, such as organic LEDs, solar cells, sensing, imaging and image-guided cancer therapy, etc. The AIE effect can be utilized in all applications involving aggregates.

The tutorial aims to bring the attendees updated information on fundamental AIE research and state-of-the-art applications of AIE luminogens. It is also designed for the experienced AIE researchers to reinforce their knowledge on the scopes of development of new generation of AIE materials, understanding of AIE mechanisms and exploration of advanced technological applications. Eight top experts from seven countries will deliver lectures and consulting sections, providing a unique platform for the attendees to learn from the professionals and foster dynamic and scientific exchange via exciting cross-disciplinary discussions. The tutorials will be conducted using interesting illustrations and simple languages, which will greatly benefit junior researchers and graduate students.

8:30 am
AIE Research—Past, Present and Future

Ben Zhong Tang, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

9:15 am
Design of Stimuli-Responsive Luminochromic Materials Based on Heteroatom-Containing AIE-Active Dyes

Kazuo Tanaka, Kyoto University

10:00 am BREAK

10:30 am
Design and Self-Assembly of Soft Nanomaterials for Circularly Polarized Luminescence

Minghua Liu, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

11:15 am
Aggregation-Induced Emission—Shining a Light into Polymers

Andrea Pucci, University of Pisa

1:30 pm
Aromatic Hydrocarbons as Steric Environment-Sensitive Fluorophores

Gen-ichi Konishi, Tokyo Institute of Technology

2:15 pm
Theoretical Revelation and Experimental Confirmation of the Mechanism of Aggregation-Induced Emission in Organic Materials

Qian Peng, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

3:00 pm BREAK

3:30 pm
Materials for Thermally Activated Delayed Fluorescence—Molecular Design, Synthesis, Characterization and Device Applications

Martin R. Bryce, Durham University

4:15 pm
Promising Optoelectronic Applications of AIEgen

Zujin Zhao, South China University of Technology