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    1. Chen, D.; Liu, Y.; Zhang, Z.; Liu, Z.; Fang, X.; He, S.; Wu, C.*, NIR-II Fluorescence Imaging Reveals Bone Marrow Retention of Small Polymer Nanoparticles. Nano Letters 2021, 21(1) :798–805
    2. Liu, Y.; Liu, J.; Chen, D.; Wang, X.; Zhang, Z.; Yang, Y.; Jiang, L.; Qi, W.; Ye, Z.; He, S.; Liu, Q.; Xi, L.; Zou, Y.*; Wu, C.*, Fluorination Enhances NIR‐II Fluorescence of Polymer Dots for Quantitative Brain Tumor Imaging. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2020, 59 (47): 21049-21057.
    3. Yuan, Y.; Zhang Z.; Hou W.; Qin W.; Meng Z.*; Wu, C.*, In vivo dynamic cell tracking with long-wavelength excitable and near-infrared fluorescent polymer dots. Biomaterials 2020, 254, 120139.
    4. Zhang, Z.; Fang, X.; Liu, Z.; Liu, H.; Chen, D.; He, S.; Zheng, J.; Yang, B.; Qin, W.; Zhang, X.; Wu, C.*, Semiconducting Polymer Dots with Dual-Enhanced NIR-IIa Fluorescence for Through-Skull Mouse-Brain Imaging. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2020, 59, 3691-3698.
    5. Lei, C.; Chen, D.; Jiang, Y.; Zhang, J.; Yu, J.; DuFort, C.C.; Hingorani, S.R.; Zhang, X.; Wu, C.*; Chiu, D.T.*, A BODIPY-Based Donor/Donor-Acceptor System: Towards Highly Efficient Long-Wavelength-Excitable Near-IR Polymer Dots with Narrow and Strong Absorption Features. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2019, 58(21), 7008-7012.
    6. Zhang, B.; Wang, F.; Zhou, H.; Gao, D.; Yuan, Z.; Wu, C.*; Zhang, X.*, Polymer Dots Compartmentalized in Liposomes as Photocatalyst for In Situ Hydrogen Therapy. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2019, 58(9), 2744-2748.
    7. Chen, H.; Wang, F.; Liu, M.; Qian, M.; Men, X.; Yao, C.; Xi, L.; Qin, W.; Qin, G.*; Wu, C.*, Near-Infrared Broadband Polymer-Dot Modulator with High Optical Nonlinearity for Ultrafast Pulsed Lasers. Laser & Photonics Reviews 2019, 13(2), 1800326.
    8. Sun, K.; Yang, Y.; Zhou, H.; Yin, S.; Qin, W.; Yu, J.; Chiu, D.T.; Yuan, Z.; Zhang, X.; Wu, C.*, Ultrabright Polymer-Dot Transducer Enabled Wireless Glucose Monitoring via a Smartphone, ACS Nano 2018, 12 (6), 5176–5184
    9. Chen, H.; Fang, X.; Jin, Y.; Hu, X.; Yin, M.; Men, X.; Chen, N.; Fan, C.; Chiu, D. T.; Wan Y.*; Wu, C.*, Semiconducting Polymer Nanocavities: Porogenic Synthesis, Tunable Host-Guest Interactions, and Enhanced Drug/siRNA Delivery. Small 2018, 14(21), 1800239.
    10. Chang, K.; Liu, Z.; Fang, X.; Chen, H.; Men, X.; Yuan, Y.; Sun, K.; Zhang, X.; Yuan, Z.; Wu, C.*, Enhanced Phototherapy by Nanoparticle-Enzyme via Generation and Photolysis of Hydrogen Peroxide. Nano Letters 2017, 17 (7), 4323-4329.
    11. Chen, X.; Liu, Z.; Li R.; Shan, C.; Zeng, Z.; Xue, B.; Yuan, W.; Mo, P.; Xi, P.*; Wu, C.*; Sun, Y.*, Multicolor Super-resolution Fluorescence Microscopy with Blue and Carmine Small Photoblinking Polymer Dots. ACS Nano 2017, 11 (8), 8084-8091.
    12. Chen, X.; Li R.; Liu, Z.; Sun, K.; Sun, Z.; Chen, D.; Xu, G.; Xi, P.; Wu, C.*; Sun, Y.*, Small Photoblinking Semiconductor Polymer Dots for Fluorescence Nanoscopy. Advanced Materials 2017, 29 (5), 1604859.
    13. Chen, D.; Wu, I. C.; Liu, Z.; Tang, Y.; Chen, H.; Yu, J.; Wu, C.*; Chiu, D. T.*, Semiconducting Polymer Dots with Bright Narrow-Band Emission at 800 nm for Biological Applications. Chemical Science 2017, 8 (5), 3390-3398.
    14. Chen, H.; Zhang, J.; Chang, K.; Men, X.; Fang, X.; Zhou, L.; Li, D.; Gao, D.; Yin, S.; Zhang, X.; Yuan, Z.; Wu C.*; Highly absorbing multispectral near-infrared polymer nanoparticles from one conjugated backbone for photoacoustic imaging and photothermal therapy. Biomaterials 2017, 144, 42-52.
    15. Chen, D.; Li, Q.; Meng, Z.; Guo, L.; Tang, Y.; Liu, Z.; Yin, S.; Qin, W.; Yuan, Z.; Zhang, X.; Wu. C.*, Bright Polymer Dots Tracking Stem Cell Engraftment and Migration to Injured Mouse Liver. Theranostics 2017, 7(7), 1820-1834.
    16. Sun, K.; Tang, Y.; Li, Q.; Yin, S.; Qin, W.; Yu, J.; Chiu, D. T.; Liu, Y.; Yuan, Z.; Zhang, X.; Wu, C.*, In Vivo Dynamic Monitoring of Small Molecules with Implantable Polymer-Dot Transducer. ACS Nano 2016, 10 (7), 6769-6781.
    17. Wu, C.; Chiu, D. T., Highly Fluorescent Semiconducting Polymer Dots for Biology and Medicine. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2013, 52 (11), 3086-3109.
    18. Yu, J.; Wu, C.; Zhang, X.; Ye, F.; Gallina, M. E.; Rong, Y.; Wu, I. C.; Sun, W.; Chan, Y. H.; Chiu, D. T., Stable Functionalization of Small Semiconducting Polymer Dots via Covalent Cross‐Linking and Their Application for Specific Cellular Imaging. Advanced Materials 2012, 24 (26), 3498-3504.
    19. Wu, C.; Hansen, S. J.; Hou, Q.; Yu, J.; Zeigler, M.; Jin, Y.; Burnham, D. R.; McNeill, J. D.; Olson, J. M.; Chiu, D. T., Design of Highly Emissive Polymer Dot Bioconjugates for in Vivo Tumor Targeting. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2011, 50 (15), 3430-3434.
    20. Wu, C.; Schneider, T.; Zeigler, M.; Yu, J.; Schiro, P. G.; Burnham, D. R.; McNeill, J. D.; Chiu, D. T., Bioconjugation of Ultrabright Semiconducting Polymer Dots for Specific Cellular Targeting. Journal of American Chemical Society 2010, 132 (43), 15410-15417.
    21. Wu, C.; Jin, Y.; Schneider, T.; Burnham, D. R.; Smith, P. B.; Chiu, D. T., Ultrabright and Bioorthogonal Labeling of Cellular Targets Using Semiconducting Polymer Dots and Click Chemistry. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2010, 49 (49), 9436-9440.
    22. Wu, C.; Bull, B.; Christensen, K.; McNeill, J., Ratiometric Single‐Nanoparticle Oxygen Sensors for Biological Imaging. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2009, 48 (15), 2741-2745.
    23. Yu, J.; Wu, C.; Sahu, S. P.; Fernando, L. P.; Szymanski, C.; McNeill, J., Nanoscale 3D tracking with conjugated polymer nanoparticles. Journal of American Chemical Society 2009, 131(51), 18410-18414.
    24. Wu, C.; Zheng, Y.; Szymanski, C.; McNeill, J., Energy transfer in a nanoscale multichromophoric system: fluorescent dye-doped conjugated polymer nanoparticles. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2008, 112(6), 1772-1781.
    25. Wu, C.; Bull, B.; Szymanski, C.; Christensen, K.; McNeill, J., Multicolor Conjugated Polymer Dots for Biological Fluorescence Imaging. ACS Nano 2008, 2 (11), 2415-2423.
    26. Wu, C.; Szymanski, C.; Cain, Z.; McNeill, J., Conjugated Polymer Dots for Multiphoton Fluorescence Imaging. Journal of American Chemical Society 2007, 129 (43), 12904-12905.
    27. Wu, C.; Peng, H.; Jiang, Y.; McNeill, J., Energy transfer mediated fluorescence from blended conjugated polymer nanoparticles. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2006, 110(29), 14148-14154.
    28. Wu, C.; Szymanski, C.; McNeill, J., Preparation and encapsulation of highly fluorescent conjugated polymer nanoparticles. Langmuir 2006, 22(7), 2956-2960.