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Zhong CHEN


Office: Chemistry Building 114 
Tel: 2183046 
Address: State Key Laboratory of Physical Chemistry of Solid Surfaces
Brief Introduction
  • Professor, Xiamen University (2000-)
  • Ph.D., Xiamen University (1993)
  • Visiting Associate Professor, University of Rochester Medical Center (1998-2000)
  • Guest Professor, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan University (2003)


Research Interests
  • New technologies and new methods of MR spectroscopy and imaging
  • NMR applications in chemistry and life science
  • signal and imaging processing


Representative Publications
  1. Z. Chen*, Z. Chen, J. Zhong*. High-resolution NMR Spectra in Inhomogeneous Field Via IDEAL (Intermolecular Dipolar-interaction Enhanced All Lines) Method, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 126, 446-447 (2004).
  2. Z. Chen*, T. Hou, Z. Chen, et al. Selective intermolecular zero-quantum coherence in high-resolution NMR under inhomogeneous fields, Chem. Phys. Lett., 286, 200-205 (2004).
  3. X. Yu, S. Cai, Z Chen*. Spectroscopic Studies on the Interactions between a Bioactive Diperoxovanadate Complex and Pyridine, Spectrochim. Acta A, 60, 391-396 (2004).
  4. S. Cai, X. Yu, Z Chen*, Wan HL. Theoretical Study on 19F Magnetic Shielding Constants of Some Metal Fluorides, Magn. Reson. Chem., 41, 902-907 (2003).
  5. Z. Chen, Z. Chen, J. Zhong*. Observation and Characterization of Intermolecular Homonuclear Single-quantum Coherences in Liquid Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, J. Chem. Phys., 117, 8426-8435 (2002).
  6. S. Cai, Z. Chen*, H. Wan. Theoretical Investigation of 19F NMR Chemical Shielding of Alkaline-earth-metal and Alkali-metal fluorides, J. Phys. Chem., A, 106, 1060-1066 (2002).
  7. S. Cai, Z. Chen*, Z. Chen, H. Wan. 19F NMR Chemical Shielding for Metal Fluorides MF2 (M=Zn, Cd, Pb), MF3 (M=Al, Ga, In) and SnF4, Chem. Phys. Lett., 362, 13-18 (2002).
  8. Z. Chen, J. Zhong*. Unconventional Diffusion Behaviors of Intermolecular Multiple-quantum Coherences in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, J. Chem. Phys., 114, 5642-5653 (2001).
  9. Z. Chen, Z. Chen, J. Zhong*. Quantitative Characterization of Intermolecular Dipolar Interactions of Two-component Systems in Solution NMR, J. Chem. Phys., 115, 10769-10779 (2001).
  10. Z. Chen, G. Lin, J. Zhong*. Diffusion of Intermolecular Zero- and Double-quantum Coherences in Two-component Spin Systems, Chem. Phys. Lett., 333, 96-102 (2001).
  11. Z. Chen, Z. Chen, J. Zhong*. Quantitative Study of Longitudinal Relaxation Related to Intermolecular Dipolar Interactions in Solution NMR, Chem. Phys. Lett., 333, 126-132 (2001).
  12. Z. Chen, S. Zheng, J. Zhong*. Optimal RF Flip Angles for Intermolecular Multiple-quantum Coherences of Different Orders with the Crazed Pulse Sequence, Chem. Phys. Lett., 347, 143-148 (2001).
  13. G. Lin, Z. Chen*, J. Zhong, D. Lin, X. Liao. A Novel Propagator Approach for NMR Signal Attenuation due to Anisotropic Diffusion under Various Magnetic Field Gradients, Chem. Phys. Lett., 335, 249-256 (2001).
  14. J. Zhong*, Z. Chen, S. Zheng, S. Kennedy. Theoretical and Experimental Characterization of NMR Transverse Relaxation Process Related to Intermolecular Dipolar Interactions, Chem. Phys. Lett., 350, 260-268 (2001).
  15. J. Zhong*, Z. Chen, E. Kwok, S. Kennedy. Enhanced Sensitivity to Molecular Diffusion with Intermolecular Double-quantum Coherences: Implications and Potential Applications, Magn. Reson. Imaging, 19, 33-39 (2001).
  16. Z. Chen, S. Kennedy, J. Zhong*. Quantitation of Intermolecular Dipolar Effects in NMR Spectroscopy and Imaging Based on Demagnetizing Field Theory, Magnetic Resonance Materials in Physics, Biology and Medicine, 11, 122-128 (2000).
  17. J. Zhong*, Z. Chen, E. Kwok, In vivo Intermolecular Double-quantum Imaging on a Clinical 1.5T MR Scanner, Magn. Reson. Med., 43, 335-341 (2000).
  18. Z. Chen, S. Kennedy, J. Zhong*. Theoretical Formalism and Experimental Confirmation of Intermolecular Dipolar Effects under Time-averaged Magnetic Field Gradients, Chem. Phys. Lett., 313, 217-224 (1999).
  19. Z. Chen*, S. Cai, J. Ye, P. Huang, F. Zheng, J. Huang. NMR Studies on [VS4-Cun] (n = 3, 4, 5, 6) Clusters, Polyhedron, 18, 1337-1341 (1999).
  20. S. Cai, Z. Chen*, X. Xu, H. Wan, Ab initio Calculations of F-19 NMR Chemical Shielding for Alkali-metal Fluorides, Chem. Phys. Lett., 302, 73-76 (1999).