Refereed Journal Articles

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“Ultrashort carbon nanotubes that fluoresce brightly in the near infrared.” Danné, N.; Kim, M.; Godin, A.G.; Kwon, H.; Gao, Z.H.; Wu, J.X.; Hartmann, N.; Doorn, S.K.; Lounis, B.; Wang, Y.H.; Cognet, L.* ACS Nano 2018.

“Channeling Excitons to Emissive Sites in Carbon Nanotube Semiconductors beyond the Dilute Regime.” Powell, L. R.; Kim, M.; Piao, Y.M.; Wang, Y. H.* J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2018, 9, 2803-2807. Download a free copy while available.

“Light‐Responsive Chemistry to Enable Tunable Interface‐Dependent Mechanical Properties in Composites.” Frank Gardea*, Zhongjie Huang, Bryan Glaz, Shashi Karna, Xiyuan Cheng, Zhiwei Peng, YuHuang Wang. Advanced Materials Interfacies 2018, 1800038.

“Phosphine-Free Synthesis and Shape Evolution of MoSe2 Nanoflowers for Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution Reactions.” C. Zhang, X. Chen, Z. Peng, X. Fu, L. Lian, W. Luo, J. Zhang, H. Li, Y. Wang and D. Zhang*. CrystEngComm, 2018, 20, 2491 (featured on the Cover).

“Phosphine-Free Synthesis and Optical Stabilities of Composition-tuneable Monodisperse Ternary PbSe1-xSx Alloyed Nanocrystals via Cation Exchange.” Zhang, Chi; Fu, Xiaoming; Peng, Zhiwei; Gao, JunHui; Xia, Yong; Zhang, Jianbing; Luo, Wei; Li, Honglang; Wang, YuHuang; Zhang, Daoli*. CrystEngComm 2018, 20, 2519.

“Photo-actuated Pens for Molecular Printing.” Huang, Z.J.; Li, L.; Zhang, X.A.; Alsharif, N.; Wu, X.J.; Peng, Z.W.; Cheng, X.Y.; Wang, P.; Brown, K.A.;* Wang, Y.H.* Advanced Materials 201830, 1705303.

“Self-Assembly and Photoactivation of Blue Luminescent CsPbBr3 Mesocrystals Synthesized at Ambient Temperature.” Fu, X.; Zhang, C; Peng, Z.; Xia, Y.; Zhang, J.; Luo, W.; Lu, Z.; Guo, L. J.; Li, H.; Wang, Y.H.; Zhang, D.* Journal of Materials Chemistry C 20186, 1701 – 1708.

“Controlled synthesis of brightly fluorescent CH3NH3PbBr3 perovskite nanocrystals employing Pb(C17H33COO)2 as sole lead source.” Fu, X.; Peng, Z.; Zhang, C.; Xia, Y.; Zhang, J.; Luo, W.; Guo, L. J.; Li, H.*; Wang, Y. H.*, Zhang, D.* RSC Advances 2018, 8, 1132-1139.

“Photochemical Creation of Fluorescent Quantum Defects in Carbon Nanotube Hosts.” Wu, X.; Kim, M.; Kwon, H.; Wang, Y. H.* Angew Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 648-653 (Frontispiece).

“Graphene as a functional layer for semiconducting carbon nanotube transistor sensors.” Peng, Z.; Ng, L. A.; Kwon, H.; Chen, C. F.; C. S. Lee; Wang, Y. H.* Carbon 2017, 125, 49-55. (read for free until Dec 9).

“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, 139 (36), pp 12533–12540 (Journal Cover).

Read the JACS Spotlight by Melissae Fellet. “Reaction Selectively Functionalizes Less Reactive Chiral Nanotube.” JACS (Spotlights), 2017, 139, 13587..

“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, 11 (9), pp 9231–9238..

“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.

also, read News & Views by
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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