Wallace Wong is a synthetic organic chemist with extensive experience in organic semiconductor and fluorophore development. He works on new light harvesting systems, and the development of flexible electronics with applications in security, sensing and photovoltaics.

DPhil (Oxon)
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Theme 3 Leader
Member of Executive Committee
Platform 3.1 Champion


Book Chapters
Zhang, B.; Gao, C.; Neto, N. Saker; Wong, W. W. H. Aggregation-Induced Emitters in Light Harvesting. In Principles and applications of aggregation-induced emission; Principles and applications of aggregation-induced emission; Springer, 2019.
Journal Articles
Sabatini, R. P.; Zhang, B.; Gupta, A.; Leoni, J.; Wong, W. W. H.; Lakhwani, G. Molecularly isolated perylene diimides enable both strong exciton–photon coupling and high photoluminescence quantum yield. Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2019, 7 (10), 2954 - 2960 DOI: 10.1039/C9TC00093C. doi: 10.1039/C9TC00093C
Zhang, B.; Gao, C.; Soleimaninejad, H.; White, J. M.; Smith, T. A.; Jones, D. J.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Wong, W. W. H. Highly Efficient Luminescent Solar Concentrators by Selective Alignment of Donor–Emitter Fluorophores. Chemistry of Materials 2019, 31 (8), 3001 - 3008 DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b00647. doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b00647
Fukazawa, A.; Toyota, S.; Tykwinski, R.; Wong, W. W. H. Novel Aromatics: Official Special Issue of ISNA‐18. ChemPlusChem 2019, 84 (6), 562 - 563 DOI: 10.1002/cplu.v84.6,10.1002/cplu.201900232. doi: 10.1002/cplu.v84.6,10.1002/cplu.201900232
Gao, C.; Seow, J. Yi; Zhang, B.; Hall, C. R.; Tilley, A. J.; White, J. M.; Smith, T. A.; Wong, W. W. H. Tetraphenylethene 9,10‐Diphenylanthracene Derivatives – Synthesis and Photophysical Properties. ChemPlusChem 2019 DOI: 10.1002/cplu.201900100. doi: 10.1002/cplu.201900100
Zhang, B.; Banal, J. L.; Jones, D. J.; Tang, B. Zhong; Ghiggino, K. P.; Wong, W. W. H. Aggregation-induced emission-mediated spectral downconversion in luminescent solar concentrators. Materials Chemistry Frontiers 2018, 2 (3), 615 - 619 DOI: 10.1039/C7QM00598A. doi: 10.1039/C7QM00598A
Stevens, A. L.; Novakovic, S.; White, J. M.; Wong, W. W. H.; Smith, T. A.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Paige, M. F.; Steer, R. P. Exciton Dynamics of Photoexcited Pendant Porphyrin Polymers in Solution and in Thin Films. The Journal of Physical Chemistry A 2018, 122 (50), 9605–9614 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b09321. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b09321
Zhang, Z.; Ding, Z.; Jones, D. J.; Wong, W. W. H.; Kan, B.; Bi, Z.; Wan, X.; Ma, W.; Chen, Y.; Long, X.; et al. Manipulating active layer morphology of molecular donor/polymer acceptor based organic solar cells through ternary blends. Science China Chemistry 2018, 61 (8), 1025 - 1033 DOI: 10.1007/s11426-018-9249-7. doi: 10.1007/s11426-018-9249-7
Gregory, M. A.; Zhang, B.; Tilley, A. J.; Scheerlinck, T.; White, J. M.; Wong, W. W. H. Amine-Substituted Diazocine Derivatives - Synthesis, Structure, and Photophysical Properties. Helvetica Chimica Acta 2018, 101 (11), e1800146 DOI: 10.1002/hlca.201800146. doi: 10.1002/hlca.201800146
Zhang, B.; Soleimaninejad, H.; Jones, D. J.; White, J. M.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Smith, T. A.; Wong, W. W. H. Highly Fluorescent Molecularly Insulated Perylene Diimides: Effect of Concentration on Photophysical Properties. Chemistry of Materials 2017, 29 (19), 8395 - 8403 DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b02968. doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b02968
Xu, J.; Zhang, B.; Jansen, M.; Goerigk, L.; Wong, W. W. H.; Ritchie, C. Highly Fluorescent Pyridinium Betaines for Light Harvesting. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2017, 56 (44), 13882 - 13886 DOI: 10.1002/anie.201704832. doi: 10.1002/anie.201704832
Banal, J. L.; Zhang, B.; Jones, D. J.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Wong, W. W. H. Emissive Molecular Aggregates and Energy Migration in Luminescent Solar Concentrators. Accounts of Chemical Research 2017, 50 (1), 49 - 57 DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00432. doi: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00432
Rautela, R.; Joshi, N. K.; Novakovic, S.; Wong, W. W. H.; White, J. M.; Ghiggino, K. P.; Paige, M. F.; Steer, R. P. Determinants of the efficiency of photon upconversion by triplet–triplet annihilation in the solid state: zinc porphyrin derivatives in PVA. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2017, 19 (34), 23471 - 23482 DOI: 10.1039/C7CP04746K. doi: 10.1039/C7CP04746K