De-Yin Wu




 Professor in Chemistry



 Selected Recent Publications:

    1.     D. Y. Wu, J. F. Li, B. Ren, Z. Q. Tian, Electrochemical surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy of nanostructures, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2008, 37,1025-1041.

    2.     D. Y. Wu, S. Duan, X. M. Liu, Y. C. Xu, Y. X. Jiang, B. Ren, X. Xu, S. H. Lin, Z. Q. Tian, Theoretical study of binding interactions and vibrational Raman spectra of water in hydrogen-bonded anionic complexes: (H2O)n- (n = 2 and 3), H2O,,,X-(X = F, Cl, Br, and I), and H2O,,,M- (M = Cu, Ag, and Au), J. Phys. Chem. A, 2008, 112: 1313-1321.

    3.     D. Y. Wu, X.M. Liu, S. Duan, X. Xu, B. Ren, S. H. Lin, Z. Q. Tian, Chemical Enhanced Effects in SERS spectra: A quantum chemical study of pyridine interacting with copper, silver, gold and platinum metals, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008, 112(11), 4195-4204.

    4.     Y. X. Jiang, J. F. Li, D. Y. Wu, et al., Characterization of surface water on Au core Pt-group metal shell nanoparticles coated electrodes by surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy, Chem. Commun., 2007, (44): 4608-4610.

    5.     Z. Q. Tian, Z. L. Yang, B. Ren, D. Y. Wu, SERS from transition metals and excited by ultraviolet light, Surface-enhanced Raman scattering: Physics and applications, Topics Appl. Phys., 2006, 103: 125-146.

    6.     D. Y. Wu, B. Ren, Z. Q. Tian, Binding interactions and Raman spectral properties of pyridine interacting with bimetallic silver-gold clusters, ChemPhysChem, 2006, 7(3): 619-628.

    7.     D. Y. Wu, B. Ren, Z. Q. Tian, A theoretical study of SERS intensity of pyridine adsorbed on transition metal electrodes, Israel J. Chem., 2006, 46(3):317-327.

    8.     D. Y. Wu, J. Z. Zheng, B. Ren, et al, A theoretical study of the influence of interaction between transition metal atoms and carbon monoxide on infrared and Raman intensities of the C-O stretching vibration. Spectrosc.Spect. Anal., 2005, 25(3): 365-368.

    9.     M. T. Lee, D. Y. Wu, Z. Q. Tian, S. H. Lin, Effect of displacement and distortion of potential energy surfaces and overlapping resonances of electronic transitions on surface-enhanced Raman scattering: Models and ab initio theoretical calculation, J. Chem. Phys., 2005, 122, 094719.

    10.     D. Y. Wu, S. Duan, B. Ren, Z. Q. Tian, Density functional theory of surface-enhanced Raman scattering spectra of pyridine adsorbed on noble and transition metal surfaces, J. Raman Spectrosc., 2005, 36(6-7): 533-540.

    11.     D. Y. Wu, M. Hayashi, S. H Lin, Z. Q. Tian, Theoretical differential Raman scattering cross-sections of totally-symmetric vibrational modes of free pyridine and pyridine-metal cluster complexes, Spectrochim. Acta Part A, 2004, 60 (1): 137-146.

    12.     D. Y. Wu, M. Hayashi, Y. J. Shiu, K. K. Liang, C. H. Chang, Y. L. Yeh, S. H. Lin, A quantum chemical study of bonding interaction, force constants and vibrational coupling of pyridine-Mn (M = Cu, Ag, Au; n=2~4), J. Phys. Chem. A, 2003, 107 (45): 9658-9667.

    13.     Y. Xie, D. Y. Wu, G. K. Liu, Z. F. Huang, B. Ren, J. W. Yan, Z. L. Yang, Z. Q. Tian, Adsorption and photon-driven charge transfer of pyridine on a cobalt electrode analyzed by surfaced-enhanced Raman spectroscopy and relevant theories, J. Electroanal. Chem., 2003, 554: 417-425.

    14.     D. Y. Wu, B. Ren, X. Xu, G. K. Liu, Z. L. Yang, Z. Q. Tian, Periodic trends in the bonding and vibrational coupling: Pyridine interacting with transition metals and noble metals studied by surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy and density-functional theory, J. Chem. Phys., 2003, 119 (3): 1701-1709.

    15.    D. Y. Wu, M. Hayashi, Y. J. Shiu, K. K. Liang, C. H. Chang, S. H. Lin, Theoretical calculations on vibrational frequencies and absorption spectra of S1 and S2 states of pyridine, J. Chinese Chem. Soc. (Taip), 2003, 50 (3B): 735-744.

    16.     D. Y. Wu, M. Hayashi, C. H. Chang, K. K. Liang, S. H. Lin, Bonding interaction, low-lying states and excited charge-transfer states of pyridine-metal clusters: Pyridine-Mn (M=Cu, Ag, Au; n=2-4), J. Chem. Phys., 2003, 118; 4073-4085.

    17.     D. Y. Wu, B. Ren, Y. X. Jiang, X. Xu, Z. Q. Tian, Density functional study and normal-mode analysis of the bindings and vibrational frequency shifts of the Pyridine-M (M=Cu, Ag, Au, Cu+, Ag+, Au+, and Pt) complex, J. Phys. Chem. A, 2002, 106 (39): 9042-9052.

    18.     Z. Q.Tian, B. Ren, D. Y. Wu, Surfaced-enhanced Raman scattering: From noble to transition metals and from rough surfaces to ordered nanostructures, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2002, 106(37): 9463-9483.










De-Yin Wu

Professor 1



B.S., 1992, Shaanxi Normal University;
M.S., 1995, Sichuan University;
Ph.D., 1998, Sichuan University.
Post-Doc, 1998-2001, Xiamen University


Phone: +86-592-2189023



Department of Chemistry
Xiamen University,
Fujian, 361005, Xiamen

Principal Research Interests:
Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Theory;

Theory of Charge Transfer and Charge Transport

Between Electrodes; and Electrochemical Theory;



Updated 2009 May