Yutao Sang (桑玉涛)

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Yutao Sang (桑玉涛) 青年研究员

Email: sangyt@fudan.edu.cn

Education and Research Experience

2023–today: Associate Professor, Fudan University, Department of Macromolecular Science

2019–2023: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Weizmann Institute of Science, Department of Chemical and Biological Physics 

2016–2019: Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

2013–2016: M.Sc. in Material Science, Qingdao University

2009–2013: B.Sc. in Applied Chemistry, Qingdao University


Research interests

Spin filter materials/devices based on chiral compounds

Precise construction and functionalization of complex chiral functional materials


Representative Papers

After Fudan

1. Huibin He, Xiaoxue Shen, Chongyang Yao, Jing Tao, Wenwen Chen, Zhihong Nie,* Yue Wu, Liwei Dai, Yutao Sang*, Hierarchically Responsive Alternating Nano-Copolymers with Tailored Interparticle Bonds. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2024, https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.202401828.

2. Dan-Yang Zhang, Yutao Sang*, Tapan Kumar Das, Zhao Guan, Ni Zhong, Chun-Gang Duan, Wei Wang*, Jonas Fransson*, Ron Naaman*, and Hai-Bo Yang*. Highly Conductive Topologically Chiral Molecular Knots as Efficient Spin Filters. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2023, 145, 26791−26798.

3. Yue Wu, Yanqiong Yang, Yan Zhang, Liwei Dai, Wenhao Dong, Huibin He, Hao Li, Zhihong Nie,* Yutao Sang*. Photo-Induced Self-assembly of Copolymer-Capped Nanoparticles into Colloidal Molecules. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2023, 63, e202313406.

4. Zhiyuan Lin, Yutao Sang*, Zhihong Nie*. Stepwise Self-assembly of Bottlebrush Random Copolymers into Uniform Cylindrical Structures.Colloid. Polym. Sci., 2023, 301, 1021-1028.

Before Fudan

1. Yutao Sang, Qirong Zhu, Xiaoqin Zhou, Yuqian Jiang, Li Zhang*, Minghua Liu*, Ultrasound directed symmetry breaking and spin filtering of supramolecular assemblies from only achiral building blocks. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2023, 62, e202215867.

2. Yutao Sang, Francesco Tassinari, Kakali Santra, Wenyan Zhang, Claudio Fontanesi, Brian P. Bloom, David H. Waldeck, Jonas Fransson, and Ron Naaman*. Chirality enhances oxygen reduction. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A., 2022, 119, e2202650119.

3. Yutao Sang, Minghua Liu*, Hierarchical self-assembly into chiral nanostructures. Chem. Sci., 2022, 13, 633–656.

4. Yutao Sang, Suryakant Mishra, Francesco Tassinari, Senthil Kumar Karuppannan, Raanan Carmieli, Ruijie D. Teo, Agostino Migliore, David N. Beratan, Harry B. Gray, Israel Pecht, Jonas Fransson, David H. Waldeck, Ron Naaman*, Temperature Dependence of Charge and Spin Transfer in Azurin. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2021, 125, 9875−9883.

5. Minghao Zhou,† Yutao Sang,† Xue Jin, Sanxu Chen, Junchen Guo, Pengfei Duan*, Minghua Liu, Steering Nanohelix and Upconverted Circularly Polarized Luminescence by Using Completely Achiral Components. ACS nano, 2021, 15, 2753−2761.

6. Yutao Sang, Dong Yang, Zhaocun Shen, Pengfei Duan, Minghua Liu*, Mechanically Controlled and Consecutively Boosted Circularly Polarized Luminescence of Nanoassemblies from Achiral Molecules. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2021, 124, 17274−17281. 

7. Debkumar Bhowmick,† Yutao Sang,†Kakali Santra, Maximilian Halbauer, Eyal Capua, Yossi Paltiel, Ron Naaman, Francesco Tassinari*, Simultaneous high-purity enantiomeric resolution of conglomerates using magnetic substrates. Cryst. Growth Des., 2021,21, 2925−2931.

8. Yutao Sang, Jianlei Han, Tonghan Zhao, Pengfei Duan*, and Minghua Liu*. Circularly Polarized Luminescence in Nanoassemblies: Generation, Amplification, and Application. Adv. Mater., 2019, 1900110.

9. Yutao Sang, Dong, Yang, Pengfei Duan*, Minghua Liu*, Towards Homochiral Supramolecular Entities from Achiral Molecules by Vortex Mixing-Accompanied Self-Assembly. Chem. Sci., 2019, 10, 2718–2724.

10.   Zhaocun Shen*,†, Yutao Sang,† Tianyu Wang,† Jian Jiang, Yan Meng, Yuqian Jiang, Kou Okuro*, Takuzo Aida*, Minghua Liu*. Asymmetric catalysis mediated by a chiral symmetry-broken helical nanoribbon. Nat. Commun., 2019, 10, 3976.

11.   Xue Jin,† Yutao Sang,† Yonghong Shi, Yuangang Li, Xuefeng Zhu, Pengfei Duan,* Minghua Liu. Optically Active Upconverting Nanoparticles with Induced Circularly Polarized Luminescence and Enantioselectively Triggered Photopolymerization, ACS Nano, 2019, 13, 2804–2811.

12.   Yutao Sang, Dong Yang, Pengfei Duan and Minghua Liu*, The chiral amine triggered self-assembly of achiral emissive molecules into circularly polarized luminescent supramolecular assemblies. Chem. Commun., 2019, 55, 11135–11138.

13.   Lukang Ji,† Yutao Sang,† Guanghui Ouyang*, Dong Yang, Pengfei Duan, Yuqian Jiang, Minghua Liu*. Cooperative Chirality and Sequential Energy Transfer in a Supramolecular Light-harvesting Nanotube. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 58, 844–848. 

14.   Yutao Sang, Minghua Liu*. Nanoarchitectonics through supramolecular gelation: formation and switching of diverse nanostructures, Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2019,4, 11–28.

15.   Yutao Sang,and Minghua Liu*. Symmetry breaking in self-assembled nanoassemblies. Symmetry, 2019,11, 950.

16.   Yutao Sang, Pengfei Duan, Minghua Liu*, Nanotrumpets and circularly polarized luminescent nanotwists hierarchically self-assembled from an achiralC3-symmetric ester. Chem. Commun., 2018,54, 4025–4028.

17.   Yutao Sang, Yuqian Cui, Zhen Li, Wanneng Ye*, Hongliang Li, X. S. Zhao, Peizhi Guo*. Electrochemical reaction of nitrobenzene and its derivatives on glassy carbon electrode modified with MnFe2O4colloid nanocrystal assemblies, Sens. Actuator B-Chem., 2016,234, 46–52.

18.   Yutao Sang, Aiping Fu*, Hao Li, Jintao Zhang, Zichao Li, Hongliang Li, X. S. Zhao, Peizhi Guo*. Experimental and theoretical studies on the effect of functional groups on carbon nanotubes to its oxygen reduction reaction activity. Colloid Surf. A-Physicochem. Eng. Asp., 2016,506, 476–484.

19.   Yutao Sang, Baoyan Wang, Qinchao Wang, George Zhao, Peizhi Guo*. Insights into the electrocatalysis of nitrobenzene using chemically modified carbon nanotube electrodes, Sci. Rep., 2014,4, 6321.