Gan Wei
G-812, HIT Campus of University Town of Shenzhen, Shenzhen, China (518055)
Dr. Wei Gan graduated from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 1998 with B.S. in Chemical Physics. 1998-2001 he worked in Chinese Academy of Engineering Physics (CAEP). 2001-2006 he graduated from the Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and got his Ph. D in Chemical Physics with the supervision of Prof. Hongfei Wang. During 2006-2011 he worked as postdoc in Prof. Rafael Yuste's group in the Columbia University and Prof. Hai-Lung Dai's group in the Temple University. 2011-2016 he worked in the Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences as a principle investigator. In 2016, he became professor in the Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen. So far he has published more than 50 research papers, including those published in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem., J. Phys. Chem., J. Chem. Phys. These reports have been cited more than 1800 times.
Molecular dynamics on interfaces in colloids, cells and nanoparticles. Methods used including second order nonlinear spectroscopy, zeta potential, etc.
Project from NSFC
Project from NSFC
Project from NSFC
Startup funding from Shenzhen City
Natural Science Foundation from Shenzhen City
1. Gan, Wei; Xu, Bolei; Dai Hai-Lung*, Super Bright Luminescent Metallic Nanoparticles, J. Phys. Chem. Letts. 9(15), 4155-4159, 2018.08.02.
2. Xingxing Wu, Shucheng Wu, Yingchun Li, Han Chen, Qunhui Yuan*, Wei Gan*, A highly sensitive electrochemical sensor for Cd(II) based on protic salt derived nitrogen and sulfur co-doped porous carbon, Analytica Chimica Acta DOI: j.aca.2018.09.030.
3. Shun-li Chen; Xue-feng Zhu; Fang-yuan Yang; Xue-cong Pan; Wei Gan*; Qun-hui Yuan*, Order-Disorder Transition of Carboxyl Terminated Chains in Polydiacetylenes Vesicles Probed by Second Harmonic Generation and Two-Photon Fluorescence, CHINESE JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 31(3), 269-276, 2018.
4. Liang, Yuanzhen; Zhang, Si; Wu, Wei; Yang, Fangyuan; Gan, Wei*; Jia, Hangzhong*; Chen, Shunli; Zhu, Xuefeng; Yuan, Qunhui*, Lyophobicity may not be the main driving force for long chain surfactants from the bulk phase to the interface, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 20(15), 10165-10172, 2018.04.21.
5. Wei Gan,* Wei Wu, Fangyuan Yang, Deping Hu, Hui Fang, Zhenggang Lan* and Qunhui Yuan* "The behavior of hydroxide and hydronium ions at the hexadecane–water interface studied with second harmonic generation and zeta potential measurements" Soft Matter 13, 7962, 2017.11.21, DOI:10.1039/c7sm00813a.
6. Yang FY, Wu W, Chen SL, Gan W*, "The ionic strength dependent zeta potential at the surface of hexadecane droplets in water and the corresponding interfacial adsorption of surfactants" Soft Matter DOI: 10.1039/c6sm02174c,13, 638-646, 2017-01-21.
7. Liu Y, Liu J, Liu J, Gan W, Ye BC, Li YC, "Highly sensitive and selective voltammetric determination of dopamine using a gold electrode modified with a molecularly imprinted polymeric film immobilized on flaked hollow nickel nanospheres" MICROCHIMICA ACTA 184, 5, 1285-1294, 2017-05.
8. Huang BT, Xiao LL, Dong HF, Zhang XJ, Gan W, Mahboob S, Al-Ghanim KA, Yuan QH*; Li YC*, " Electrochemical sensing platform based on molecularly imprinted polymer decorated N,S co-doped activated graphene for ultrasensitive and selective determination of cyclophosphamide" TALANTA 164, 601-607, 2017-03-01.
9. Wu W, Fang H, Yang FY, Chen SL, Zhu XF, Yuan QH, Gan W*, “Understanding the Different Steps of Surfactant Adsorption at the Oil-Water Interface with Second Harmonic Generation” J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 6515−6523, 2016-03-31.
10. Chen SL, Fu L, Chase ZA, Gan W*, Wang HF*, "Local Environment and Interactions of Liquid and Solid Interfaces Revealed by Spectral Line Shape of Surface Selective Nonlinear Vibrational Probe" J. Phys. Chem. C 120(44), 25511-25518, 2016-11-10.
11. Lili Xiao, Biwei Wang, Li Ji, Fu Wang, Qunhui Yuan*, Guangzhi Hu, Angang Dong*, Wei Gan* "An efficient electrochemical sensor based on three-dimensionally interconnected mesoporous graphene framework for simultaneous determination of Cd(II) and Pb(II)" Electrochimica Acta, 11, 113, 2016-12-20.
12. Zhou SH, Xu HB, Yuan QH*, Shen HJ, Zhu XF, Liu Y*, Gan W* “N-doped ordered mesoporous carbon originated from a green biological dye for electrochemical sensing and high pressure CO2 storage” ACS Appl. Mater. Inter. Sci. 8, 918−926, 2016-01-13.
13. Niu YY, Tian KZ, Gan W*, Ye SJ* “Analyzing the Stability of Second Harmonic Intensity Provides a Sensitive Probe of the Aggregating of Conjugated Molecules at the Interface” J. Mol. Liq. 219, 111-116, 2016-07-01.
14. Zhang LB, Fang H, Chen SL, Zhu XF, Gan W*. "Orientation Angle of molecules at the Hexadecane-Water Interface Studied with Total Internal Reflection Second Harmonic Generation" Chin. J. Chem. Phys. 29(6), 650-656, 2016-12-01.
15. Xiao LL, Yin J, Li YC, Yuan QH*, Shen HJ, Hu GZ*, Gan W* "Facile one-pot synthesis and application of nitrogen and sulfur-doped activated graphene in simultaneous electrochemical determination of hydroquinone and catechol" Analyst 141, 5555-5562, 2016.
16. Xu RY, Xiao LL, Luo L, Yuan QH*, Qin DF, Hu GZ*, Gan W* "Nitrogen, Sulfur Dual-Doped Mesoporous Carbon Modified Glassy Carbon Electrode for Simultaneous Determination of Hydroquinone and Catechol" J. Electrochem. Soc. 163(13), B617-B623, 2016.
17. Xu HB, Zhou SH, Xiao LL, Yuan QH*, Gan W* "Time-efficient syntheses of nitrogen and sulfur codoped graphene quantum dots with tunable luminescence and their sensing applications" RSC Adv. 6, 36554-36560, 2016.
18. Wang Y, Yuan QH*, Xu HB, Zhu XF, Gan W* "Metal dependent motif transition in a self-assembled monolayer of bipyridine derivatives via coordination: An STM study" J. Chem. Phys. 145, 034701, 2016-07-21.
19. Shiun-Li Chen, Li Fu, Wei Gan, Hong-Fei Wang* “Homogeneous and inhomogeneous broadenings and the Voigt lineshapes in the phase-resolved and intensity sum-frequency generation vibrational spectroscopy” J. Chem. Phys. 144(3), 034704, 2016.
20. Zhou SH, Xu HB, Gan W, Yuan QH* "Graphene quantum dots: recent progress in preparation and fluorescence sensing application" RSC Advances, 6, 110775 - 110788, 2016.
21. Li Fu, Shunli Chen, Wei Gan, Hongfei Wang*, “Cross-Propagation Sum-Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy” Chin. J. Chem. Phys. 29, 70-80, 2016.
22. Niu, YY, Zhu, XF, Li, SZ*, Gan, W "Fabrication of N-(Amino-Ethyl)-Amino-Propyl Functionalized Magnetite Nanoparticles for Oil-Water Separation of Wastewater From Tertiary Oil Recovery" JOURNAL OF DISPERSION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 37(8) 1214-1218, 2016.
23. Fang H, Wu W, Sang YJ, Chen SL, Zhu XF, Zhang LB, Niu YY and Gan W* “Evidence of the adsorption of hydroxide ion at hexadecane/water interface from Second Harmonic Generation study” RSC Adv. 5, 23578-23585, 2015.
24. Sang YJ, Yang FY, Chen SL, Xu HB, Zhang S, Yuan QH*, and Gan W* “Molecular interactions at the hexadecane/water interface in the presence of surfactants studied with second harmonic generation” J. Chem. Phys. 142, 224704, 2015-06-04.
25. Wang HF*, Velarde L, Gan W, Fu L “Vibrational Spectroscopy of Molecular Surface and Interface: Lineshape, Polarization, and Orientation” Annu. Rev. Phys. Chem. 66, 189-216, 2015.
26. Song T, Zhu XF*, Zhou SH, Yang G, Gan W, Yuan QH* “DNA derived fluorescent bio-dots for sensitive detection of mercury and silver ions in aqueous solution” Appl. Sur. Sci. 347, 505-513, 2015.
27. Xiao LL, Xu HB, Zhou SH, Song T, Wang HH, Li SZ, Gan W*, Yuan QH* “Simultaneous detection of Cd(II) and Pb(II) by differential pulse anodic stripping voltammetry at a nitrogen-doped microporous carbon/Nafion/bismuth -film electrode” Electrochim. Acta 143, 143-151, 2014-10-10.
28. Wang YM, Xu HB, Wang HH, Li SZ, Gan W*, Yuan QH* “Temperature dependent 2D self-assembled motif transition of copper-phthalocyanine derivates at air/HOPG interface: an STM study” RSC Adv. 4, 20256–20261, 2014.
29. Gonella G*, Gan W, Xu BL, Dai HL “The Effect of Composition, Morphology, and Susceptibility on Nonlinear Light Scattering from Metallic and Dielectric Nanoparticles” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 3, 2877−2881, 2012-10-04.
30. Gan W, Xu BL, Dai HL “Activation of Thiols at a Silver Nanoparticle Surface” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 50(29), 6622-6625, 2011.
31. Gan W, Gonella G, Zhang M, Dai HL “Reactions and adsorption at the surface of silver nanoparticles probed by second harmonic generation” J. Chem. Phys. 134, 041104, 2011-01-28.
32. Gan W, Wu BH, Zhang Z, Guo Y, Wang HF “Vibrational Spectra and Molecular Orientation with Experimental Configuration Analysis in Surface Sum Frequency Generation (SFG)” J. Phys. Chem. C 111(25): 8716-8725, 2007.
33. Gan W, Zhang Z, Feng RR, Wang HF “Spectral Interference and Molecular Conformation at Liquid Interface with Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy (SFG-VS)” J. Phys. Chem. C 111(25): 8726-8738, 2007.
34. Gan W, Wu D, Zhang Z, Feng RR, Wang HF “Polarization and Experimental Configuration Analysis of Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectra, Structure and Orientational Motion of Air/Water Interface” J. Chem. Phys. 124, 114705, 2006.
35. Gan W, Zhang Z, Feng RR, Wang HF “Identification of Overlapping Features in the Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectra of Air/Ethanol Interface” Chem. Phys. Lett. 423(4-6), 261-265, 2006.
36. Gan W, Wu D, Zhang Z, Guo Y, Wang HF “Orientation and Motion of Water Molecules at Air/Water Interface” Chin. J. Chem. Phys. 19(1), 20-24, 2006.
37. Wu H, Zhang WK, Gan W, Cui ZF, Wang HF “Quantitative interpretation of polarization SFG Vibrational Spectra of air/methanol interface” Chin. J. Chem. Phys. 19(3), 187-189, 2006.
38. Wu H, Zhang WK, Gan W, Cui ZF, Wang HF “An Empirical Approach to the Bond Additivity Model in Quantitative Interpretation of Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectra” J. Chem. Phys. 125(13), 133203, 2006.
39. Wang HF (advisor), Gan W, Lu R, Rao Y, Wu BH “Quantitative spectral and orientational analysis in surface Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy (SFG-VS)” Int. Rev. Phys. Chem. 24(2), 191-256, 2005.
40. Gan W, Wu BH, Chen H, Guo Y, Wang HF “Accuracy and sensitivity of determining molecular orientation at interfaces using sum frequency generation vibrational spectroscopy” Chem. Phys. Lett. 406(4-6), 467-473, 2005.
41. Lu R, Gan W, Wu BH, Zhang Z, Guo Y, Wang HF “C-H stretching vibrations of methyl, methylene and methine groups at the vapor/alcohol (n=1-8) interfaces” J. Phys. Chem. B 109(29), 14118-14129, 2005.
42. Chen H, Gan W, Wu BH, Wu D, Zhang Z, Wang HF “Determination of the two methyl group orientations at vapor/acetone interface with polarization null angle method in SFG vibrational spectroscopy” Chem. Phys. Lett. 408(4-6), 284-289, 2005.
43. Chen H, Gan W, Wu BH, Wu D, Guo Y, Wang HF “Determination of structure and energetics for Gibbs surface adsorption layers of binary liquid mixture 1. Acetone + water” J. Phys. Chem. B 109(16), 8053-8063, 2005.
44. Chen H, Gan W, Lu R, Guo Y, Wang HF “Determination of structure and energetics for Gibbs surface adsorption layers of binary liquid mixture 2. Methanol + water” J. Phys. Chem. B 109(16), 8064-8075, 2005.
45. Lu R, Gan W, Wu BH, Chen H, Wang HF “Vibrational polarization spectroscopy of CH stretching modes of the methylene group at the vapor/liquid interfaces with sum frequency generation” J. Phys. Chem. B 108(22), 7297-7306, 2004.
46. Lu R, Gan W, Wang HF “Novel method for accurate determination of the orientational angle of interfacial chemical groups” Chin. Sci. Bull. 48(20), 2183-2187, 2003.
1. "The behavior of the ions at the oil-water interfaces studied with second harmonic generation and zeta potential measurement", Gan W*, Wu W, Yang FY, Fang H, The 9th Joint Meeting of Chinese Physicists Worldwide,Beijing, 2017.07.16-20
2. “Second Harmonic Generation Study of the interactions of molecules/ions at the oil/water interfaces” Gan W, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA. 2015/6/29.
3. “Orientational ordering of water molecules at the hexadecane/water interface studied with second harmonic generation” Wei Wu, Hui Fang and Wei Gan*, international conference on time resolved vibrational spectroscopy, Madison, WI, USA, 2015/6/21-26.
4. “The adsorption of molecules at the oil/water interfaces studied with second harmonic generation” Gan W, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA. 2015/6/17.
5. “Nonlinear Light Scattering at the Surface of Silver Nanoparticles: Probing Molecular Adsorption and Surface Structure” Gan W, Gonella G, Zhang M, Dai HL*, The 69th Physical Electronics Conference, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA. 2009.
Professor in the Xinjiang Technical Insitute of Physics and Chemsitry, CAS
Professor in the Harbin Institute of Technology (Shenzhen)