Guangming Chen
Co Editors in Chief of Proceedings of the Nature Research Society
Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 100190, P. R. China
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Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
Associate Editor of RSC Advances (Impact Factor: 3.108)
Honorable Member of Youth Innovation Promotion Association, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences


Polymer/Inorganic Nanocomposites and Hybrids, Polymer Thermoelectric Composites, Nanocomposite Hydrogels, Polymer/Carbon Nanoparticle Composites, Polymer/Layered Double Hydroxide Composites

Selected Publications:

  • Z. Hu, G. Chen*, “Novel Nanocomposite Hydrogels Consisting of Layered Double Hydroxide with Ultrahigh Tensibility and Hierarchical Porous Structure at Low Inorganic Content”, Adv. Mater., 2014, 26, 5950-5956. (ESI Highly Cited Paper)
  • G. Wu, Z.-G. Zhang, Y. Li, C. Gao,* X. Wang*, G. Chen*, “Exploring High-Performance n-Type Thermoelectric Composites Using Amino-Substituted Rylene Dimides and Carbon Nanotube”, ACS Nano, 2017, 11, 5746-5752.
  • L. Wu, G. Chen*, Z. Li*, “Layered rare-earth hydroxide/polyacrylamide nanocomposite hydrogels with highly tunable photoluminescence”, Small, 2017, 13, 1604070(1-7).
  • C. Gao, G. Chen*, “A new strategy to construct thermoelectric composites of SWCNTs and poly-Schiff bases with 1,4-diazabuta-1,3-dienes structures acting as bidentate-chelating units”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 11299-11306.   (Hot Paper)
  • G. Wu, C. Gao, G. Chen*, X. Wang*, H. Wang*, “High-performance organic thermoelectric modules based on flexible films of a novel n-type single-walled carbon nanotube”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 14187-14193.
  • X. Hu, G. Chen*, X. Wang*, H. Wang*, “Tuning Thermoelectric Performance by Nanostructure Evolution of A Conducting Polymer”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 3, 20896-20902.
  • Z. Hu, G. Chen*, “Aqueous dispersions of layered double hydroxide/polyacrylamide nanocomposites: preparation and rheology”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2014, 2, 13593-13601.
  • K. Xu, G. Chen*, D. Qiu*, “Convenient Construction of Poly (3, 4-ethylenedioxythiophene)/Graphene Pie-like Structure with Enhanced Thermoelectric Performance”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2013, 1, 12395-12399.  (Front Cover)
  • D. Tan, J. Zhao*, C. Gao, H. Wang*, G. Chen*, D. Shi, “Carbon nanoparticle hybrid aerogels: 3D double-interconnected network porous microstructure, thermoelectric, and solvent removal functions”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9, 21820-21828.
  • G. Chen,* W. Xu, D. Zhu, “Recent advances in organic polymer thermoelectric composites”, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2017, 5(18), 4350-4360.
  • Jian Zhao, Dongxing Tan, G. Chen*, “A strategy to improve thermoelectric performance of conducting polymer nanostructure”, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2017, 5, 47-53.
  • L. Wu, C. Gao*, Z. Li*, G. Chen*, “Tunable photoluminescence from layered rare-earth hydroxide/polymer nanocomposite hydrogels by a cascaded energy transfer effect”, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2017, 5(20), 5207-5213.
  • L. Liang, C. Gao, G. Chen*, C.-Y. Guo*, “Large-area, stretchable, super flexible and mechanically stable thermoelectric films of polymer/carbon nanotube composites”, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2016, 4, 526-532.  (ESI Highly Cited Paper)
  • Z. Zhang, G. Chen*, H. Wang*, W. Zhai*, “Enhanced thermoelectric property by the construction of a nanocomposite 3D interconnected architecture consisting of graphene nanolayers sandwiched by polypyrrole nanowires”, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2015, 3, 1649-1654. (Top Picks Collection)
  • P. Fu, K. Xu, H. Song, G. Chen*, J. Yang*, Y. Niu*, “Preparation, Stability and Rheology of Polyacrylamide/Pristine Layered Double Hydroxide Nanocomposites”, J. Mater. Chem., 2010, 20, 3869.
  • C. Yuan, J. Zhang, G. Chen*, J. Yang*, “Insight into Carbon Nanotube Effect on Polymer Molecular Orientation: an Infrared Dichroism Study”, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 899.
  • L. Liang, G. Chen*, C.-Y. Guo*, “Polypyrrole nanostructures and their thermoelectric performance”, Mater. Chem. Front., 2017, 1, 380.
  • G. Sun, G. Chen*, Z. Liu*, M. Chen, “Preparation, crystallization, electrical conductivity and thermal stability of syndiotactic polystyrene/carbon nanotube composites”, Carbon, 2010, 48, 1434.
  • C. Gao, G. Chen*, “Conducting polymer/carbon particle thermoelectric composites: emerging green energy materials”, Compos. Sci. Technol., 2016, 124, 52-70. (ESI Highly Cited Paper)
  • X. Hu, G. Chen,* X. Wang,* “An unusual coral-like morphology for composites of poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)/carbon nanotube and the enhanced thermoelectric performance”, Compos. Sci. Technol., 2017, 144, 43-50.
  • L. Liang, G. Chen*, C.-Y. Guo*, “Enhanced thermoelectric performance by self-assembled layered morphology of polypyrrole nanowire/single-walled carbon nanotube composites”, Compos. Sci. Technol., 2016, 129, 130-136.
  • G. Chen*, D. Shen, M. Feng, M. Yang, “An Attenuated Total Reflection FT-IR Spectroscopic Study of Polyamide 6/Clay Nanocomposite Fiber”, Macromol. Rapid Commun., 2004, 25, 1121.
  • G. Chen, S. Liu, S. Zhang, Z. Qi*, “Self-assembly in a Polystyrene/Montmorillonite Nanocomposite”, Macromol. Rapid Commun., 2000, 21, 746.
  • L. Wu, Z. Hu, G. Chen*, Z. Li*, “A convenient green preparation of layered double hydroxide/polyacrylamide nanocomposite hydrogels with ultrahigh deformability”, Soft Matter, 2015, 11, 9038-9044.
  • C. Yuan, J. Wang, G. Chen*, J. Zhang, J. Yang*, “Orientation Studies of Uniaxial Drawn Syndiotactic Polystyrene/Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposite Films”, Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 4039.
  • Z. Zhang, G. Chen*, H. Wang*, X. Li, “Template-directed in situ polymerization preparation of nanocomposites of PEDOT:PSS-coated multi-walled carbon nanotubes with enhanced thermoelectric property”, Chem. Asian J., 2015, 10, 149-153. (VIP Paper)
  • K. Xu, G. Chen*, D. Qiu*, “In situ chemical oxidative polymerization preparation of poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)/graphene nanocomposites with enhanced thermoelectric performance”, Chem. Asian J., 2015, 10, 1225-1231.
  • G. Chen, Y. Ma, Z. Qi*, “Preparation and Morphology Study of an Exfoliated Polystyrene/Montmorillonite Nanocomposite”, Scripta Mater., 2001, 44, 125.
  • G. Sun, G. Chen*, J. Liu, J. Yang, J. Xie, Z. Liu*, R. Li, X Li, “A Facile Gemini Surfactant-Improved Dispersion of Carbon Nanotubes in Polystyrene”, Polymer, 2009, 50, 5787.
  • J. Liu, G. Chen*, J. Yang*, “Preparation and Characterization of Poly(vinyl chloride)/Layered Double Hydroxide Nanocomposites with Enhanced Thermal Stability”, Polymer, 2008, 49, 3923.
  • G. Chen*, Y. Ma, X. Zheng, G. Xu, J. Liu, J. Fan, D. Shen, Z. Qi, “Wide Angle X-ray Diffraction and Fourier Transform Infrared Dichroism Studies of Stretched-recovery-restretched Process of Polyurethane/Clay Nanocomposite”, J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys., 2007, 45, 654.
  • K. Xu, C. Gao, G. Chen*, D. Qiu*, “Direct evidence for effect of molecular orientation on thermoelectric performance of organic polymer materials by infrared dichroism”, Org. Electron., 2016, 31, 41.
  • X. Li#, L. Liang#, Mingze Yang, G. Chen*, C.-Y. Guo*, “Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)/graphene/carbon nanotube ternary composites with improved thermoelectric performance”, Org. Electron., 2016, 38, 200.
  • G. Chen, B. Han, H. Yan*, “Interaction of Cationic Surfactants with Iron and Sodium Montmorillonite Suspensions”, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 1998, 201, 158.
  • G. Chen, X. Song, Y. Zhao, B. Han, H. Yan*, “Adsorption Enthalpy and Adsorption Isotherm of Tetradecylpyridinium Bromide on Na-montmorillonite”, J Colloid Interface Sci., 1997, 186, 206.
  • T. Cao, Y. Feng, G. Chen*, C.-Y. Guo*, “Effect of photofunctional organo anion-intercalated layered double hydroxide nanoparticles on poly(ethylene terephthalate) nonisothermal crystallization kinetics”, React. Funct. Polym., 2014, 83, 1.
  • Z. Zhang, G. Chen*, K. Xu, “One-pot green hydrothermal synthesis of stearate-intercalated MgAl layered double hydroxides”, Appl. Clay Sci., 2013, 72, 206.
  • K. Xu, G. Chen*, J. Shen, “Exfoliation and dispersion of micrometer-sized LDH particles in poly(ethylene terephthalate) and their nanocomposite thermal stability”, Appl. Clay Sci., 2013, 75-76, 114.
  • X. Wang, D. Tan, Z. Chu, L. Chen, X. Chen, J. Zhao*, G. Chen*, “Mechanical properties of polymer composites reinforced by functionalized graphene prepared via direct exfoliation of graphite flakes in styrene”, RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 112486.
  • K. Xu, G. Chen*, J. Shen, “Facile synthesis of submicron-scale layered double hydroxides and their direct decarbonation”, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 8686.
  • Z. Zhang, G. Chen*, J. Liu*, “Tunable Photoluminescence of europium-doped layered double hydroxides intercalated by coumarin-3-carboxylate”, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 7991.
  • K. Xu, Z. Zhang, G. Chen*, J. Shen, “Photoluminescence of colloids of pristine MgAl layered double hydroxides”, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 19218.
  • S. Han, W. Zhai, G. Chen*, X. Wang*, “Morphology and thermoelectric properties of graphene nanosheets enwrapped with polypyrrole”, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 29281.
  • Z. Zhang, G. Chen*, “A convenient complexometric titration method to measure Mg/Al ratio of layered double hydroxides”, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 31333.
  • S. Han, Y. Feng, G. Chen*, J. Wang, “Facile preparation of composites composed of high performance plastic and difficult-to-process functional polymer”, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 31874.
  • T. Cao, K. Xu, G. Chen*, C.-Y. Guo*, “Poly(ethylene terephthalate) nanocomposites with strong UV-shielding function using UV-absorber intercalated layered double hydroxides”, RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 6282.
  • Z. Hu, G. Chen*, “Hydrogels containing layered double hydroxide nanosheets: rheological behaviour and excellent stabilities”, RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 12021.
  • Y. Feng, G. Chen*, J. Wang*, “A convenient quantitative study of polymer mesophase induced by isothermal annealing”, RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 12631.
  • J. Zhang, J. Wang, G. Chen*, C. Yuan, J. Yang*, "Observation of Flower-Like Patterns in Syndiotactic Polystyrene/Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposite Films", RSC Adv., 2012, 2, 7964.
  • Z. Zhang, G. Chen*, K. Xu, “Photoluminescence of colloids of pristine ZnAl layered double hydroxides”, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2013, 52, 11045.
  • C. Yuan, G. Chen*, J. Yang*, “Orientation Structures in Injection-Molded Pellets of Polystyrene/Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposites”, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2012, 51, 11695.
  • G. Chen, S. Liu, S. Chen, Z. Qi*, “FTIR Spectra, Thermal Properties, and Dispersibility of a Polystyrene/Montmorillonite Nanocomposite”, Macromol. Chem. Phys., 2001, 202, 1189.
  • P. Fu, G. Chen*, J. Liu, J. Yang*, “An Intercalated Hybrid of Polyacrylamide/Layered Double Hydroxide Prepared via in situ Intercalative Polymerization”, Mater. Lett., 2009, 63, 1725.
  • C. Jiang, G. Chen*, X. Wang*, “High-Conversion Synthesis of Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) by Chemical Oxidative Polymerization”, Synth. Met., 2012, 162, 1968.