Refereed Journal Articles

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“Chirality-Selective Functionalization of Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes with a Reactivity-Switchable Molecule.” Powell, L. R.; Kim, M.; Wang, Y. H.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, article asap.

“Superacid-Surfactant Exchange: Enabling Non-destructive Dispersion of Full-length Carbon Nanotubes in Water.” Wang, P.; Kim, M.; Peng, Z.; Sun, C.-F.; Lieberman, A.; Mok, J.; Wang, Y. H.* ACS Nano 2017, article asap.

“Optically triggered melting of DNA on individual semiconducting carbon nanotubes.” Wang, C.-Y.; Meany, B.; Wang, Y.H.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 9326-9330.

“Capillary electrophoresis of covalently functionalized single-chirality carbon nanotubes.” He, P.-L.*, Meany, B., Wang, C.-Y.; Piao, Y.; Kwon, H.; Deng, S.-L.; Wang, Y. H.* Electrophoresis 2017, 38, 1669-1677.

“Laser lithography of a tube-in-a-tube nanostructure.” Ng, A.L.; Piao, Y.; Wang, Y.H.* ACS Nano 201711, 3320-3327. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b00624.

“Chemical gating of a synthetic tube-in-a-tube semiconductor.” Ng, A.L.; Chen, C.-F.; Kwon, H.; Peng, Z.; Lee, C.S.; Wang, Y.H.* J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 3045–3051.

“Chemical control and spectral fingerprints of electronic coupling in carbon nanostructures.” Klos, J.; Kim, M.; Alexander, M. H.; Wang, Y.H.* Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2016, 120 (51), 29476–29483. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b09612.

“Optical excitation of carbon nanotubes drives localized diazonium reactions.” Powell, L.; Piao, Y.; Wang, Y.H.* Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2016, 7, 3690-3694.

“Li3PO4 matrix enables long cycle life and high energy efficiency bismuth-based battery.” Sun, C.-F.; Hu, J.K.; Wang, P.; Cheng, X.-Y.; Lee, S. B.*; Wang, Y.H.* Nano Letters, 2016, 16, 5875-5882.

“Photoluminescence dynamics of aryl sp3 defects in single-walled carbon nanotubes.” Hartmann, N. F.; Velizhanin, K. A.; Haroz, E. H.; Kim, M.; Ma, X.; Wang, Y. H., Htoon, H.; Doorn, S. K.* ACS Nano 2016, 10, 8355-8365.

“Fluorescent carbon nanotube defects manifest substantial vibrational reorganization.” Kim, M.; Adamska, L.; Hartmann, N. F.; Kwon, H.; Liu, J.; Velizhanin, K. A.; Piao, Y.; Powell, L. R.; Meany, B.; Doorn, S. K.*; Tretiak, S.; Wang, Y.H.* J. Phys. Chem. C. 2016, 120, 11268–11276.

“Blocking oxidation failures of carbon nanotubes through selective protection of defects.” Sun, C.F.; Glaz, B. J.*; Okada, M.; Baker, E. III; Cheng, X.-Y.; Karna, S.; Wang, Y.H.*, Advanced Materials 2016, 28, 6672–6679.

“Molecularly tunable fluorescent quantum defects.” Kwon, H.; Furmanchuk, A.; Kim, M.; Meany, B.; Guo, Y.; Schatz, G. C.*; Wang, Y.H.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 6878-6885.

 (highlighted by JACS Spotlights. see: Fellet, M. “New fluorescent nanostructures through surface modification.” JACS 2016, 138, 6689).

“Dual-template ordered mesoporous carbon/Fe2O3 nanowires as lithium-ion battery anodes.” Hu, J.; Sun, C.-F.; Gillette, E.; Gui, Z.; Wang, Y.H.*; Lee, S.B.* Nanoscale 2016, 8, 12958-12969.

“Optical Probing of Local pH and Temperature in Complex Fluids with Covalently Functionalized, Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes.” Kwon, H., Kim, M., Meany, B.; Piao, Y.; Powell, L. R.; Wang, Y.H.*. J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119, 3733–3739.

“Interfacial oxygen stabilizes silicon anodes.” Sun, C.-F.; Zhu, H.-L.; Okada, M.; Gaskell, K.; Inoue, Y.; Hu, L.; Wang, Y. H.* Nano Letters 2015, 15, 703-708.

“Selective breakdown of metallic pathways in double-walled carbon nanotube networks.” Ng, A. L.; Sun, Y.; Powell, L.; Sun, C.-F.; Chen, C.-F.*, Lee, C. S.; Wang, Y. H.* Small 2015, 11, 96-102 (Journal Cover).

“Ammonium laurate surfactant for cleaner deposition of carbon nanotubes” Nilsson, H. M.; Meany, B.; Ticey, J.; Sun, C.-F., Wang, Y. H.; Cumings, J.* Langmuir 2015 , 31, 6948-6955.

“Controlled Defects in Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes Promote Efficient Generation and Luminescence of Trions.” Brozena, A.H.; Leeds, J. D.; Zhang, Y.; Fourkas, J. T.; Wang, Y.* ACS Nano 2014, 8, 4239–4247.

“Propagative Exfoliation of High Quality Graphene.” Feng, L.; Liu, Y.-W.; Tang, X-Y.; Piao, Y. –M.; Deng, S. L.*; Xie, S. Y.; Wang, Y.*; Zheng, L. S. Chem. Mater. 2013, 25, 4487-4496.

“Hoop-strong nanotubes for battery electrodes.“ Karki, K.; Zhu, Y.; Liu, Y.; Sun, C.-F.; Hu, L.; Wang, Y.; Wang, C. S.*; Cumings, J.* ACS Nano 2013, 7, 8295-8302.

“Brightening of carbon nanotube photoluminescence through the incorporation of sp3 defects.” Piao, Y. M.; Meany, B.; Powell, L. R.; Valley, N.; Kwon, H.; Schatz, G. C.; Wang, Y.* Nature Chemistry 2013, 5, 840-845.

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Wang, Q.-H.; Strano, M. S. “Carbon nanotubes: A bright future for defects.” Nature Chemistry 2013, 5, 812-813.

“CuO necklaces: Controlled synthesis of oxide-carbon heterostructures for enhanced lithium storage performance.” Zhang, Y.; Xu, M.*; Wang, F.; Song, X.; Wang, Y.; Yang, S. J. Phys. Chem. C. 2013, 117, 12346-12351.

“Weavable high-capacity electrodes.” Sun, C.-F.; Zhu, H.-L.; Baker, E. B. III; Okada, M.; Wan, J.Y.; Ghemes, A.; Inoue, Y.; Hu, L.B.*; Wang, Y.* Nano Energy 2013, 2, 987-994.

“Propagative sidewall alkylcarboxylation induces red-shifted photoluminescence in single-walled carbon nanotubes.” Zhang, Y.; Valley, N.; Brozena, A.; Piao, Y.M.; Song, X.; Schatz, G. C.*; Wang, Y.* J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2013, 4, 826−830.

“Covalently functionalized double-walled carbon nanotubes combine high sensitivity and selectivity in the electrical detection of small molecules.” Huang, J.; Ng, A.; Piao, Y. M.; Chen, C. F.; Green, A.; Hersam, M. C.; Lee, C.; Wang, Y.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 2306-2312.

“A beaded-string Silicon Anode.” Sun, C.F.; Karki, K.; Jia, Z.;Liao, H.; Zhang, Y.; Li, T.*; Qi, Y.*; Cumings, J.*; Rubloff, G. W.; Wang, Y.* ACS Nano 2013, 7, 2717–2724.

“Achieving ultrahigh concentrations of fluorescent single-walled carbon nanotubes using small-molecule viscosity modifiers.” Leed, J. D.; Fourkas, J. T.*; Wang, Y.* Small 2013, 9, 241-247.

“Acyclic cucurbit[n]uril molecular clips selectively solubilize single-walled carbon nanotubes in water.” Shen, C.; Da, M.; Meany, B.; Issacs, L.*; Wang, Y.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 7254−7257.

“Interfacial Mechanics of Carbon Nanotube@α-Silicon Co-axial Nanostructures.” Liao, H. –W.; Karki, K.; Zhang, Y.; Cumings, J.*; Wang, Y.* Adv. Mater. 2011, 23, 4318-4322.

“Optical and electrical properties of inner tubes in outer wall-selectively functionalized double-wall carbon nanotubes.” Piao, Y. M.; Chen, C. F.; Green, A. A.; Kwon, H.; Hersam, M. C.; Lee, C. S.; Schatz, G. C.; Wang, Y.* J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2011, 2, 1577-1582.

“Outerwall selective alkylcarboxylation and enrichment of double-walled carbon nanotubes.” Deng, S.; Piao, Y.-M.; Brozena, A. H.; Wang Y.* J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 18568-18574 (Journal back cover).

“Confined propagation of covalent chemical reactions on single-walled carbon nanotubes.” Deng, S.; Zhang, Y.; Brozena, A. H.; Mayes, M. L.; Banerjee, P.; Chiou, W. A.; Rubloff, G. W.; Schatz, G. C.; Wang Y.* Nature Communications 2011 2:382 doi: 10.1038/ncomms1384.

“Gold-substrate enhanced scanning electron microscopy of functionalized single wall carbon nanotubes.” Zhang, Y.; Wang, Y.* J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2011, 2, 885-888.

“Diameter-dependent, progressive alkylcarboxylation of single-walled carbon nanotubes.” Deng, S.; Brozena, A. H.; Zhang, Y.; Piao, Y.-M.; Wang, Y.* Chem. Comm. 2011, 47, 758-760 (invited research article for web themed issue: Carbon Nanostructure. Edited by Nazario Martín, Dirk M. Guldi, Luis Echegoyen)

“Double-walled carbon nanotubes: challenges and opportunities.” Shen, C.; Brozena, A. H.; Wang Y.* Nanoscale 2011, 3, 503 – 518. (invited review article).

“Outer wall selectively oxidized, water-soluble double-walled carbon nanotubes.” Brozena, A.H.; Moskowitz, J.; Shao, B.; Deng, S. L.; Liao, H. W.; Gaskell K. J.; Wang, Y.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 3932-3938.

“Nanofabrication beyond electronics.” Wang, Y.*; Mirkin, C. A.; Park, S.-J. ACS Nano 2009, 3, 1049-1056 (invited perspective).

Publications Prior to Maryland
“Assembly of nanorods into designer superstructures: The role of templating, capillary forces, adhesion, and polymer hydration.” Ciszek, J. W.; Huang, L.; Tsonchev, S.; Wang, Y.; Shull, K. R.; Ratner, M. A.; Schatz, G. C.; Mirkin, C. A. ACS Nano 2010, 4, 259-266 (Journal Cover)

“Nanoscale molecular transport: the case of Dip-Pen Nanolithography.” Giam, L. R.†; Wang, Y.†; Mirkin, C. A. J. Phys. Chem. A. 2009, 113, 3779-3782 (Special issue “George C. Schatz Festschrift”) († equal contribution).

“A self-correcting inking strategy for cantilever arrays addressed by an inkjet printer and used for Dip-Pen Nanolithography.” Wang, Y.†; Giam, L. R.†; Park, M.; Lenhert, S.; Fuchs, H.; Mirkin, C. A. Small 2008, 4, 1666-1670 (Journal Cover). († equal contribution)

“Superparamagnetic sub-5 nm Fe@C nanoparticles: isolation, structure, magnetic properties, and directed assembly.” Wang, Y.†; Wei W.†; Maspoch, D.; Wu, J.-S.; Dravid, V.; Mirkin, C. A. Nano Lett. 2008, 8, 3761-3765 († equal contribution).

“Kinetically-controlled, shape-directed assembly of nanorods.” Ciszek, J. W.; Huang, L.; Wang, Y.; Mirkin, C. A. Small 2008, 4(2), 206–210 (Journal Cover).

“Applications of Dip-Pen Nanolithography.” Salaita, K.; Wang, Y.; Mirkin, C. A. Nature Nanotech. 2007, 2, 145-155.

“Massively Parallel Dip-Pen Nanolithography of heterogeneous supported phospholipid multilayer patterns.” Lenhert, S.; Sun, P.; Wang, Y.; Mirkin, C. A.; Fuchs, H. Small 2007, 3, 71-75 (Journal Cover).

“A highly selective, one-pot purification method for single-walled carbon nanotubes.” Wang, Y.*; Shan, H.; Hauge, R. H.; Pasquali, M.*; Smalley, R. E. J. Phys. Chem. B 2007, 111, 1249-1252. #4 “Most-Accessed Articles” within the journal: January–March, 2007

“Nanoscopically flat, open-ended, single-walled carbon substrates for continued growth.” Kim, M.-J.; Haroz, E.; Wang, Y.; Shan, H.; Da, S.; Nicholas, N.; Kittrell, C.; C. Moore, V. C.; Jung, Y.; Luzzi, D.; Wheeler, R.; BensonTolle, T.; Fan, H.; Hwang, W.-F.; Wainerdi, T. J.; Schmidt, H.; Hauge, R. H.; Smalley, R. E. Nano Lett. 2007, 7, 15-21.

“Rings of single-walled carbon nanotubes: molecular-template directed assembly and Monte Carlo simulations.” Zou, S.; Maspoch, D.; Wang, Y.; Mirkin, C. A.; Schatz, G. C. Nano Lett. 2007, 7, 276-280.

“Controlling the shape, orientation and linkage of carbon nanotube features with nano affinity templates.” Wang, Y.; Maspoch, D.; Zou, S.; Schatz, G. C.; Smalley, R. E.; Mirkin, C. A. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2006, 103, 2026-2031.

“Massively Parallel Dip-Pen Nanolithography with 55,000-Pen Two-Dimensional Arrays.” Salaita, K.†; Wang, Y.†; Fragala, J.; Liu, C.; Mirkin, C. A. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 7220-7223 (Journal Cover, † equal contribution).

“Asymmetric functionalization of gold nanoparticles with oligonucleotides.” Xu, X.; Rosi, N.; Wang, Y.; Hou, F. W.; Mirkin, C. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 9286 -9287.

“Revealing the substructure of single-walled carbon nanotube fibers.” Wang, Y.; Ericson, L. M.; Kittrell, C.; Kim, M. J.; Shan, H.; Fan, H.; Ripley, S.; Ramesh, S.; Hauge, R. H.; Adams, W. W.; Pasquali, M.; Smalley, R. E. Chem. Mater. 2005, 17, 6361-6368.

“Continued growth of single-walled carbon nanotubes.” Wang, Y.; Kim, M. J.; Shan, H. W.; Kittrell, C.; Fan, H.; Ericson, L.; Aprepalli, S.; Hauge, R.; Smalley, R. E. Nano Lett. 2005, 5(6), 997-1002 (Journal Cover).

“‘Bed-of-nails’ ultrathin membranes of single wall carbon nanotubes.” Wang, Y.; Da, S.; Kim, M. J.; Kelley K. F.; Kittrell, C.; Hauge, R. H.; Smalley, R. E. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 9502-9503.

“Phase behavior and rheology of SWNTs in superacids.” Davis, V.; Ericson, L. M.; Parra-Vasquez, N.; Fan, H.; Wang, Y.; Prieto, V.; Longoria, J. A.; Ramesh, S.; Saini, R. K; Kittrell, C.; Billups, W. E.; Adams, W. W.; Hauge, R. H.; Smalley, R.; Pasquali, M. Macromolecules 2004, 37, 154-160 (Journal Cover).

“Macroscopic, neat, single-walled carbon nanotube fibers.” Ericson, L. M; Fan, H.; Peng, H.; Davis, V. A.; Zhou, W.; Sulpizio, J.; Wang, Y.; Booker, R.; Vavro, J.; Guthy, C.; Parra-Vasquez, A.; Kim, M.; Ramesh, S.; Saini, R. K.; Kittrell, C.; Lavin, G.; Schmidt, H.; Adams, W.; Billups, W.; Pasquali, M.; Hwang, W.; Hauge, R.; Fischer, J. E.; Smalley, R. E. Science 2004, 305, 1447-1450.

Comment on “Single crystals of single-walled carbon nanotubes formed by self-assembly.” Matthew, F. C.; Wang, Y.; Lupini, A. R.; Eres, G.; Puretzky, A. A.; Brinson, B.; Melechko, A. V.; Geohegan, D. B.; Cui, H.; Johnson, M.; Pennycook, S. J.; Lowndes, D. H.; Arepalli, S.; Kittrell, C.; Sivaram, S.; Kim, M.; Lavin, G.; Kono, J.; Hauge, H.; Smalley, R. E. Science 2003, 300, 1236.

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