Seoul National Univ. DMSE


Park, Soo Young
  • 1988

    Ph.D : Seoul National University, Department of Textile Engineering

  • 1982

    M.S : Seoul National University, Department of Textile Engineering

  • 1980

    B.S : Seoul National University, Department of Textile Engineering

  • 2009-Current

    Editor, Macromolecular Research, The Polymer Society of Korea

  • 1995-present

    Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering,Seoul National University

  • 1992-1993

    Researcher, Lab. of NanophotonicsMaterials, Frontier Research Program, RIKEN Institute, Japan

  • 1985-1995

    Researcher/Senior Researcher,Polymer Division, KIST, Korea

Research Interests
Supramolecular Optoelectronics: "Beyond the Molecule!"1. Organic Fluorescence/Phosphorescencematerials for OLEDs* Design and synthesis of novel organic fluorescence materials for OLED applications
* Design and synthesis of phosphorescence transition metal complexes and polymers for OLEDs2. Organic Semiconductors* Design and synthesis of organic semiconducting materials for thin-film transistors (p-type and n-type)
* Novel organic/inorganic hybrid materials and low bandgap polymers for organic solar cells
* Novel semiconducting charge-transport/injection materials for OLEDs
* Functional molecular materials for organic non-volatile memories3. Sensors* Highly sensitive molecular sensors for light, acidity, humidity, pressure,organic vapors,etc.
* Novel molecular fluorescent/phosphorescent chemosensorsforions, protons, and biomolecules.4. Functional organic materials for optical memory* Design and synthesis of organic photochromic materials for optical memories
* High performance recording materials with novel structures for next generation optical media (eg.,DVD)5. New conceptual and pioneering supramolecularoptoelectronic materials* Aggregation Induced Enhanced Emission (AIEE) materials
* AIEE-active semiconducting/conducting nanostructured materials
* Excited State Intramolecular Proton Transfer (ESIPT) materials
* Multi-stimuli (light, heat, pressure, etc.) luminescence switch materials
* Molecular pixels
Selected Publications
Papers* "π-Conjugated Cyanostilbene Derivatives: A Unique Self-Assembly Motif for Molecular Nanostructures with
Enhanced Emission and Transport", Accounts Chem. Res., 45, 544 (2012)
* "Advanced Organic Optoelectronic Materials: Harnessing Excited-State Intramolecular Proton Transfer (ESIPT)
Process", Adv. Mater., 23, 3615 (2011) (Invited Review Article)
* "Organic Light-Emitting Diodes with White-Emitting Molecule: Emission Mechanism and Device
Characteristics", Adv. Funct. Mater., 21, 644 (2011) (Highlighted as Cover Article)
* "Multistimuli Two-Color Luminescence Switching via Different Slip-Stacking of Highly Fluorescent Molecular
Sheets , J. Am. Chem. Soc., 132, 13675 (2010) (Highlighted in JACS Select Issue#11, KCS News Weekly, 1(46))
* "All-Organic Coaxial Nanocables with Interfacial Charge-Transfer Layers: Electrical Conductivity and Light-
Emitting-Transistor Behavior", J. Mater. Chem., 20, 1062 (2010) (Highlighted as Cover Article)
* "A White-Light-Emitting Molecule: Frustrated Energy Transfer Between Constituent Emitting Centers", J. Am.
Chem. Soc., 131, 14043 (2009) (Highlighted as Cover Article and also in NPG Nature Asia Materials, Science
Daily, New Scientist, DongaIlbo)
* "Enhanced Emission and Its Switching in Fluorescent Organic Nanoparticles", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 124, 14410
(2002). (# cited 460times as of October 2011)
[Total of 171 publications in international SCI journals and 27 patents]