• 2020

    185. “Anion Replacement in Silver Chlorobromide Nanocubes: Two Distinct Hollowing Mechanisms”, Abeyweera, S. C.; Stewart, S.; Sun, Y. Mater. Chem. Front. 20204, 524. DOI: 10.1039/C9QM00544G 

  • 2019

    184. “Reduction of Carbon Dioxide on Photoexcited Nanoparticles of Group VIII Metals”, Dai, X.; Sun, Y. Nanoscale 201911, 16723-16732 DOI:10.1039/C9NR05971G

    183. “Hollow-Structured Materials for Super Thermal Insulation”, Hu, F.; Wu, S.; Sun, Y.Adv. Mater. 201931, 1801001. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201801001 

    182. “Silver Chlorobromide Nanocubes: A Class of Reactive Templates for Synthesizing Nanoplates and Nanocages of Silver Thiolates”, Abeyweera, S. C.; Sun, Y. MRS Adv. 20194, 2087. DOI: 10.1557/adv.2019.219 

    181. “Selective Transfer Coupling of Nitrobenzene to Azoxybenzene on Rh Nanoparticle Catalyst Promoted by Photo-excited Hot Electrons”, Dai, X.; Wei, Q.; Duong, T.; Sun, Y. ChemNanoMat 2019, 5, 1000.

    180. “In Situ Synchrotron X-ray Characterization Shining Light on the Nucleation and Growth Kinetics of Colloidal Nanoparticles”, Wu, S.; Li, M.; Sun, Y.Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201958

    179. “Three-Electron Reversible Redox for High-Energy Fluorophosphate Cathode-Na3V2O2(PO4)2F”, Peng, M.; Zhang, D.; Wang, X.; Xia, D.; Sun, Y.; Guo, G., Chem. Commun. 201955, DOI: 10.1039/C9CC00504H

    178. “An Extreme-Condition Model for Quantifying Growth Kinetics of Colloidal Metal Nanoparticles”, Wu, S.; Sun, Y.Nano Res. 2019, DOI: 10.1007/s12274-019-2297-8

    177. “Hollow-Structured Materials for Super Thermal Insulation”, Hu, F.; Sun, Y.Adv. Mater. 2019, 1801001. DOI:

    176. “Thermally Reduced Graphene Oxide Paper with Fast Li Ion Diffusion for Stable Li Metal Anode”, Yu, Y.; Huang, W.; Song, X.; Wang, W.; Hou, Z.; Zhao, X.; Deng, K.; Ju, H.; Sun, Y.; Zhao, Y.; Lu, Y.-C.; Quan, Z. Electrochim. Acta 2019294, 413-422.

  • 2018

    175. “Tessellating Tiny Tetrahedrons”, Wu, S.; Sun, Y., Science 2018362, 1354-1355.

    174. “Geometric Symmetry of Dielectric Antenna Influencing Light Absorption in Quantum-Sized Metal Nanocrystals: A Comparative Study”, Dai, X.; Rasamani, K. D.; Hall, G.; Makrypodi, R.; Sun, Y.Front. Chem. 20186, 494.  DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2018.00494

    173. “Structure and Magnetism Evolution from FeCo Nanoparticles to Hollow Nanostructure Conversion for Magnetic Applications”, Zhang, Z.; Zhang, J.; Thenuwara, A. C.; Strongin, D. R.; Sun, Y.; Ren, S.ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 20181, 5837-5842.

    172. “In Situ Techniques for Probing Kinetics and Mechanism of Hollowing Nanostructures through Direct Chemical Transformations”, Wu, S.; Sun, Y.Small Methods 20182(11), 1800165.

     171. “Vertically Aligned MoS2 on Ti3C2 (MXene) as an Improved HER Catalyst”, Attanayake, N. H.; Abeyweera, S. C.; Thenuwara, A. C.; Anasori, B.; Gogotsi, Y.; Sun, Y.; Strongin, D. S.J. Mater. Chem. A 20186, 16882-16889.

    170. “Quantum-Sized Metal Catalysts for Hot-Electron-Driven Chemical Transformation”, Wei, Q.; Wu, S.; Sun, Y. Adv. Mater. 2018, 30, 1802082. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201802082

    169. “Enabling Selective Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols to Aldehydes by Hot Electrons in Quantum-Sized Rh Nanocubes”, Dai, X.; Rasamani, K. D.; Wu, S.; Sun, Y. Mater. Today Energy 201810, 15-22.

    168. “Mesoporous SiO2 Nanoparticles: A Unique Platform Enabling Sensitive Detection of Rare Earth Ions with Smartphone Camera”, Dai, X.; Rasamani, K. D.; Hu, F.; Sun, Y. Nano-Micro Lett. 201810, 55. 

    167. “Directionally Assembled MoS2 with Significantly Expanded Interlayer Spacing: A Superior Anode Material for High-Rate Lithium-Ion Battery”, Wei, Q.; Gao, M.-R.; Li, Y.; Zhang, D.; Wu, S.; Chen, Z.; Sun, Y. Mater. Chem. Front. 20182, 1441-1448.

    166. “Highly-Stable and Efficient Photocatalytic Fuel Cell Based on an Epitaxial TiO2/WO3/W Nanothorn Photoanode and Enhanced Radical Reactions for Simultaneous Electricity Production and Wastewater Treatment”, Zeng, Q.; Bai, J.; Li, J.; Li, L.; Xia, L.; Zhou, B.; Sun, Y. Appl. Energy 2018220, 127-137.

    165. “Superior Capacitive Performance Enabled by Edge-Oriented and Interlayer-Expanded MoS2 Nanosheets Anchored on Reduced Graphene Oxide Sheets”, Ji, Y.; Wei, Q.; Sun, Y., Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 201857, 4571-4576.

    164. “One Stone Two Birds: Silica Nanospheres Enabling Significant Increase in Photocatalytic Activity and Colloidal Stability of Photocatalysts”, Rasamani, K. D.; Foley, J. J., IV; Sun, Y. Nano Futures 20182, 015003.

    163. “Synthesis of PtAu Alloy Nanocrystals in Micelle Nanoreactors Enabled by Flash Heating and Cooling”, Zhang, D.; Chen, C.; Wang, X.; Guo, G.; Sun, Y.Part. Part. Syst. Charact. 201835, 1700413.

  • 2017

    162. “Multichannel Charge Transfer and Mechanistic Insight in Metal Decorated 2D-2D Bi2WO6-TiO2 Cascade with Enhanced Photocatalytic Performance”, Yuan, L.; Weng, B.; Colmenares, J. C.; Sun, Y.; Xu, Y.-J.Small 201713, 1702253.

    161. “A Low-Cost Photoelectrochemical Tandem Cell for Highly-Stable and Efficient Solar Water Splitting”, Zeng, Q.; Bai, J.; Li, J.; Zhou, B.Sun, Y.Nano Energy 201741, 225-232.

    160. “Plasmonic Particles – Now Tailored to Your Needs”, Sun, Y.; Tang, Z. Part. Part. Syst. Charact. 201734, 1700103. (editorial)

    159. “Ternary Silver Halide Nanocrystals”, Abeyweera, S. C.; Rasamani, K. D.; Sun, Y.Acc. Chem. Res. 201750, 1754-1761.

    158. “Revealing Mechanism Responsible for Structural Reversibility of Single-Crystal VO2 Nanorods Upon Lithiation/Delithiation”, Liu, Q.; Tan, G.; Wang, P.; Abeyweera, S. C.; Zhang, D.; Rong, Y.; Wu, Y.; Lu, J.; Sun, C.-J.; Ren, Y.; Liu, Y.; Muehleisen, R. T.; Guzowski, L. B.; Li, J.; Xiao, X.; Sun, Y.Nano Energy2017, 36, 197-205.

    157. “Ternary Silver Chlorobromide Nanocrystals: Intrinsic Influence of Size and Morphology on Photocatalytic Activity”, Abeyweera, S. C.; Sun, Y.Mater. Chem. Front. 20171, 1534-1540.

    156. “Quantitative 3D Evolution of Colloidal Nanoparticle Oxidation in Solution”, Sun, Y.; Zuo, X.; Sankaranarayanan, S. K. R. S.; Peng, S., Narayanan, B.; Kamath, G., Science 2017356, 303-307.

    155. “Enhanced Optical Absorption in Semiconductor Nanoparticles Enabled by Nearfield Dielectric Scattering”, Rasamani, K. D.; Foley, J. J., IV; Beidelman, B.; Sun, Y. Nano Res. 20174, 1292-1301.

    154. “Progressive Design of Plasmonic Metal–Semiconductor Ensemble toward Regulated Charge Flow and Improved Vis–NIR-Driven Solar-to-Chemical Conversion”, Han, C.; Quan, Q.; Chen, H. M.; Sun, Y.; Xu, Y.-J.Small 201713, 1602947. 

    153. “Interlayer-Expanded MoS2”, Rasamani, K. D.; Alimohammadi, F.; Sun, Y. Mater. Today 201720, 83-91. 

    152. “Enabling Colloidal Synthesis of Edge-Oriented MoS2 with Expanded Interlayer Spacing for Enhanced HER Catalysis”, Sun, Y.; Alimohammadi, A.; Zhang, D.; Guo, G., Nano Lett. 201717, 1963-1969.

    151. “Hierarchical Ru-doped Sodium Vanadium Fluorophosphate Hollow Microspheres as a Cathode of Enhanced Superior Rate Capability and Ultralong Stability for Sodium-ion Batteries”, Peng, M.; Zhang, D.; Zheng, L.; Wang, X.; Lin, Y.; Xia, D.; Sun, Y.; Guo, G., Nano Energy 201731, 64-73.

  • 2016

    150. “Significant Enhancement in Photocatalytic Water Splitting Enabled by Elimination of Surface Traps in Pt-Tipped CdSe Nanorods”, Rasamani, K. D.; Li, Z.; Sun, Y. Nanoscale 2016, 8, 18621-18625.

    149. “Quantitatively in-situ Imaging Silver Nanowire Hollowing Kinetics”, Yu, L.; Yan, Z.; Cai, Z.; Zhang, D.; Han, P.; Cheng, X.; Sun, Y. Nano Lett. 201616, 6555-6559.

    148.“Nano-Optical Imaging of WSe2 Waveguide Modes Revealing Light-Exciton Interactions”, Fei, Z.; Scott, M.; Gosztola, D. J.; Foley, J. J.; Yan, J.; Mandrus, D. G.; Wen, H.; Zhou, P.; Zhang, D. W.; Sun, Y.; Guest, J. R.; Gray, S. K.; Bao, W.; Wiederrecht, G. P.; Xu, X. Phys. Rev. B 2016, 94, 081402(R).

    147. “Ultrathin Co(Ni)-Doped MoS2 Nanosheets as Catalytic Promoters Enabling Efficient Solar Hydrogen Evolution”, Ma, X.; Li, J.; An, C.; Feng, J.; Chi, Y.; Liu, J.; Zhang, J.; Sun, Y. Nano Res. 2016, 9, 2284-2293.

    146. “Near-field Dielectric Scattering Promotes Optical Absorption by Platinum Nanoparticles”, Zhang, N.; Han, C.; Xu, Y.-J.; Foley, J. J. IV; Zhang, D.; Codrington, J.; Gary, S. K.; Sun, Y. Nat. Photon. 2016, 10, 473-482.

    145. “Complete Au@ZnO Core-Shell Nanoparticles with Enhanced Plasmonic Absorption Enabling Significantly Improved Photocatalysis”, Sun, Y.; Sun, Y.; Zhang, T.; Chen, G.; Zhang, F.; Liu, D.; Cai, W.; Li, Y.; Yang, X.; Li, C. Nanoscale, 2016, 8,10774-10782

    144. “Plasmonic Silver Incorporated Silver Halides for Efficient Photocatalysis”, An, C.; Wang, S.; Sun, Y.; Zhang, Q.; Zhang, J.; Wang, C.; Fang, J. J. Mater. Chem. A 2016, 4, 4336-4352.

    143. “Microfluidic Synthesis Enables Dense and Uniform Loading of Surfactant-Free PtSn Nanocrystals on Carbon Supports for Enhanced Ethanol Oxidation”, Wu, F.; Zhang, D.; Peng, M.; Yu, Z.; Wang, X.; Guo, G.; Sun, Y. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 128, 5036-5040.

    142. “Visualizing Redox Dynamics of a Single Ag/AgCl Heterogeneous Nanocatalyst at Atomic Resolution”, Wu, Y. A.; Li, L.; Li, Z.; Kinaci, A.; Chan, M. K. Y.; Sun, Y.; Guest, J. R.; McNulty, I.; Rajh, T.; Liu, Y. ACS Nano 2016, 10, 3738-3746.

    141. “Ru Nanoframes with an fcc Structure and Enhanced Catalytic Properties”, Ye, H.; Wang, Q.; Catalano, M.; Lu, N.; Vermeylen, J.; Kim, M. J.; Liu, Y.; Sun, Y.; Xia, X. Nano Lett. 2016, 16, 2812-2817.

    140. “Quantifying the Nucleation and Growth Kinetics of Microwave Nanochemistry Enabled by in-situ High-Energy X-ray Scattering”, Liu, Q.; Gao, M.-R.; Liu, Y.; Okasinski, J. S. Ren, Y.; Sun, Y. Nano Lett. 2016, 16, 715-720.

  • 2015

    139. “Deformation Twinning of a Silver Nanocrystal under High Pressure”, Huang, X.; Yang, W.; Harder, R.; Sun, Y.; Lu, M.; Chu, Y. S.; Robinson, I. K.; Mao, H.-K. Nano Lett. 2015, 15, 7644-7649.

    138. “Highlights of the Faraday Discussion on Nanoparticles Synthesis and Assembly, Argonne, USA, April 2015”, Lin, X.-M.; Sun, Y.; Shevchenko, E. V.; Sankaranarayanan, S. K. R. S.; John, D.; Fedin, I.; Bresme, F.; Möhwald, H.; Moriarty, P.; Sorensen, C. M.; Law, B. M., Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 13725-13730.

    137. “Interfaced Heterogeneous Nanodimers”, Sun, Y., Natl. Sci. Rev. 2015, 2, 329-348.

    136. “Waltzing with the Versatile Platform of Graphene to Synthesize Composite Photocatalysts”, Zhang, N.; Yang, M.-Q.; Liu, S.; Sun, Y.; Xu, Y.-J., Chemical Review 2015, 115, 10307-10377.

    135. “Field-Assisted Self-Assembly Process: General Discussion”, Sun, Y., et al., Faraday Discuss. 2015, 181, 463-479 (DOI: 10.1039/c5fd90041g).

    134. “One-Dimension-Based Spatially Ordered Architectures for Solar Energy Conversion”, Liu, S.; Tang, Z.-R.; Sun, Y.; Colmenares, J. C.; Xu, Y.-J., Chem. Soc. Rev. 2015, 44, 5053-5075.

    133. “Electron-Beam Induced Evolvement in Au, Ag, and Interfaced Heterogeneous Au/Ag Nanoparticles”, Liu, Y.; Sun, Y., Nanoscale 2015, 7, 13687-13693.

    132. “Edge-Terminated Molybdenum Disulfide with a 9.4 Å Interlayer Spacing for Electrochemical Hydrogen Production”, Gao, M.-R.; Chan, M. K. Y.; Sun, Y., Nat. Commun. 2015, 6, 7493 (DOI: 10.1038/ncomms8493)

    131. “In-Situ High-Energy Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction Revealing Precipitation Reaction Kinetics of Silver Ions with Mixed Halide Ions”, Liu, Q.; Li, Z.; Ren, Y.; Okasinski, J. S.; Sun, Y., J. Mater. Chem. C 2015, 3, 7492-7498. 

    130. “Reversible Modulation of Surface Plasmons in Gold Nanoparticles Enabled by Surface Redox Chemistry”, Li, Z.; Foley, J. J., IV; Peng, S.; Sun, C.-J.; Ren, Y.; Wiederrecht, G. P.; Gray, S. K.; Sun, Y., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 8948-8951.

    129. “Exceptional Enhancement of Raman Scattering on Silver Chlorobromide Nanocube Photonic Crystals: Chemical and Photonic Contributions”, Li, Z.; Gosztola, D. J.; Sun, C.-J.; Heald, S. M.; Sun, Y., J. Mater. Chem. C, 2015, 3, 2455-2461.

    128. “Mesoporous Colloidal Superparticles of Platinum-Group Nanocrystals with Surfactant-Free Surfaces and Enhanced Heterogeneous Catalysis”, Hu, Y.; Liu, Y.; Sun, Y., Adv. Funct. Mater. 2015, 25, 1638-1647.

    127. “Encapsulation of Superparamagnetic Fe3O4@SiO2 Core/Shell Nanoparticles in MnO2 Microflowers with High Surface Areas”, Sun, Y.; Truong, T. T.; Liu, Y.; Hu, Y., Chin. Chem. Lett. 2015, 26, 233-237.

    126. “Silver Chlorobromide Nanocubes with Significantly Improved Uniformity: Synthesis and Assembly into Photonic Crystals”, Li, Z.; Okasinski, J. S.; Gosztola, D. J.; Ren, Y.; Sun, Y., J. Mater. Chem. C 2015, 3, 58-65.

    125. “Birnessite-Type MnO2 Nanosheets with Layered Structures Under High Pressure: Elimination of Crystalline Stacking Faults and Oriented Laminar Assembly”, Sun, Y.; Wang, L.; Liu, Y.; Ren, Y., Small 2015, 11, 300-305.

  • 2014

    124. “Concaving AgI Sub-Microparticles for Enhanced Photocatalysis”, An, C.*; Liu, J.; Wang, S.; Zhang, J.; Wang, Z.; Long, R.; Sun, Y., Nano Energy 2014, 9, 204-211.

    123.  “Highly Asymmetric, Interfaced Dimers Made of Au Nanoparticles and Bimetallic Nanoshells: Synthesis and Photo-Enhanced Catalysis”, Hu, Y.; Liu, Y.; Li, Z.; Sun, Y., Adv. Funct. Mater. 2014, 24, 2828-2836.

    122.  “Silver Nanowire/Thermoplastic Polyurethane Elastomer Nanocomposites: Thermal, Mechanical, and Dielectric Properties”, Mi, H.-Y.; Li, Z.; Turng, L.-S.; Sun, Y.; Gong, S., Materials & Design, 2014, 56, 398-404.

    121.  “Promoting Photocatalytic Multiple-Electron Reduction in Aerobic Solutions by Au-tipped CdSe Nanorod Clusters”, Li, Z.; Hu, Y.; Sun, Y., Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 1411-1413.

    120.  “Quantitative Determination of Fragmentation Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Colloidal Silver Nanowires by in-situ High-Energy Synchrotron X-Ray Diffraction”, Li, Z.; Okasinski, J. S.; Almer, J. D.; Ren, Y.; Zuo, X.; Sun, Y., Nanoscale 2014, 6, 365-370.

    119.  “Enhanced Photocatalysis by Hybrid Hierarchical Assembly of Plasmonic Nanocrystals with High Surface Areas”, Hu, Y.; Li, Z.; Sun, Y., Catalysis Today, 2014, 225, 177-184.

  • 2013

    118.  “Interfaced Metal Heterodimers in the Quantum Size Regime”, Sun, Y.; Foley, J. J.; Peng, S.; Li, Z.; Gray, S. K. Nano Lett. 2013, 13, 3958-3964.

    117.  “Hollow AgI:Ag Nanoframes as Solar Photocatalysts for Hydrogen Generation from Water Reduction”, An, C.*; Wang, J.; Liu, J.; Wang, S.; Sun, Y. ChemSusChem, 2013, 6, 1931-1937.

    116.  “Lithium Ion Conducting Membranes for Lithium-Air Batteries”, Sun, Y. Nano Energy 2013, 2, 801-816.

    115.  “In Situ Visualization of Self-Assembly of Charged Gold Nanoparticles”, Liu, Y.; Lin, X.-M.; Sun, Y.; Rajh, T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 3764-3767. 

    114. “Silver Chlorobromide Nanoparticles with Highly Pure Phases: Synthesis and Characterization”, Li, Z.; Sun, Y. J. Mater. Chem. A 2013, 1, 6786-6793.

    115.  “In Situ Visualization of Self-Assembly of Charged Gold Nanoparticles”, Liu, Y.; Lin, X.-M.; Sun, Y.; Rajh, T. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 3764-3767.  

    113. “A Generic Approach for the Synthesis of Dimer Nanoclusters and Asymmetric Nanoassemblies”, Hu, Y.; Sun, Y. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 2213-2221.

    112. “In-Situ Synchrotron X-Ray Techniques for Real-Time Probing of Colloidal Nanoparticle Synthesis”, Sun, Y.; Ren, Y. Part. Part. Syst. Charact. 2013, 30, 399-419.

    111. “Controlled Synthesis of Colloidal Silver Nanoparticles in Organic Solutions: Empirical Rules for Nucleation Engineering”, Sun, Y. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2013, 42, 2497-2511.

  • 2012

    110. “Thermal Transformation of -MnO2 Nanoflowers Studied by In-Situ TEM”, Sun, Y.; Liu, Y.; Truong, T. T.; Ren, Y. Sci. China Chem. 2012, 55, 2346-2352.

    109. “Morphological and Crystalline Evolution of Nanostructured MnO2 and Their Application in Lithium-Air Batteries”, Truong, T. T.; Liu, Y.; Ren, Y.; Trahey, L.; Sun, Y. ACS Nano 2012, 6, 8067-8077.

    108. “Stable Magnetic Hot Spots for Simultaneous Concentration and Ultrasensitive SERS Detection of Solution Analytes”, Hu, Y.; Sun, Y. J. Phys. Chem. C 2012, 116, 13329-13335.

    107. “Real-Time Probing of the Synthesis of Colloidal Silver Nanocubes with Time-Resolved High-Energy Synchrotron X-Ray Diffraction”, Peng, S.; Okasinski, J. S.; Almer, J. D.; Ren, Y.; Wang, L; Yang, W.; Sun, Y. J. Phys. Chem. C 2012, 116, 11842-11847.

    106. “Watching Nanoparticle Kinetics in Liquid”, Sun, Y. Materials Today 2012, 15, 140-147.

    105. “Ambient-Stable Tetragonal Phase in Silver Nanostructures”, Sun, Y.; Ren, Y.; Liu, Y.; Wen, J.; Okasinski, J. S.; Miller, D. J. Nat. Commun. 2012, 3, 971.

    104. “Plasmon Propagation in Chemically Synthesized Gold and Silver Nanowires”, Wild, B.; Cao, L.; Sun, Y.; Khanal, B. P.; Zubarev, E.; Gray, S. K.; Scherer, N. F.; Pelton, M. ACS Nano 2012, 6, 472-482.

    103. “Graphene Formed on SiC under Various Environments: Comparison of Si-Face and C-Face”, Srivastava, N.; He, G.; Luxmi; Mende, P. C.; Feenstra, R. M.; Sun, Y. J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 2012, 45, 154001.

  • 2011

    102. “Monitoring of Galvanic Replacement Reaction between Silver Nanowires and HAuCl4 by In-Situ Transmission X-Ray Microscopy”, Sun, Y.; Wang, Y. Nano Lett. 2011, 11, 4386-4392.

    101. “Single-Crystal Silicon Membranes with High Lithium Conductivity and Application in Lithium-Air Batteries”, Truong, T. T.; Qin, Y.; Ren, Y.; Chen, Z.; Chan, M. K.; Greeley, J. P.; Amine, K.; Sun, Y. Adv. Mater. 2011, 23, 4947-4952.

    100. “Surface Chemistry: A Non-negligible Parameter in Determining Optical Properties of Small Colloidal Metal Nanoparticles”, Sun, Y.; Gray, S. K.; Peng, S. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2011, 13, 11814-11826.

    99. “Ripening of Bimodally Distributed AgCl Nanoparticles”, Peng, S.; Sun, Y. J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 11644-11650.

    98. “Growth of Silver Nanowires on GaAs Wafers”, Sun, Y.* Nanoscale, 2011, 3, 2247-2255.

    97. “Plasmonic-Magnetic Bifunctional Nanoparticles”, Peng, S.; Lei, C.; Ren, Y.; Cook, R. E.; Sun, Y. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 3158-3163.

    96. “Multiple-Step Phase Transformation in Silver Nanoplates under High Pressure”, Sun, Y.; Yang, W.; Ren, Y.; Wang, L.; Lie, C. Small  2011, 7, 606-611.

    95. “Shaped Gold and Silver Nanoparticles”, Sun, Y.; An, C. Front. Mater. Sci., 2011, 5, 1-24.

  • 2010

    94. “Synthesis of Silver Nanocubes in a Hydrophobic Binary Organic Solvent”, Peng, S.; Sun, Y. Chem. Mater. 2010, 22, 6272-6279.

    93. “Nanophase Evolution at Semiconductor/Electrolyte Interface in situ Probed by Time-Resolved High-Energy Synchrotron X-Ray Diffraction”, Sun, Y.; Ren, Y.; Haeffner, D. R.; Almer, J. D.; Wang, L.; Yang, W.; Truong, T. T. Nano Lett. 2010, 10, 3747-3753.

    92. “Reversing the Size-Dependence of Surface Plasmon Resonances”, Peng, S.; McMahon, J. M.; Schatz, G. C.; Gray, S. K.; Sun, Y. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2010, 107, 14530-14534.

    91. “Silver Nanowires – Unique Templates for Functional Nanostructures”, Sun, Y. Nanoscale, 2010, 2, 1626-1642.

    90. “Conversion of Ag Nanowires to AgCl Nanowires Decorated with Au Nanoparticles and Their Photocatalytic Activity”, Sun, Y. J. Phys. Chem. C 2010, 114, 2127-2133.

    89. “Facile Synthesis of Sunlight-Driven Plasmonic AgCl:Ag Nanophotocatalysts”, An, C.; Peng, S.; Sun, Y. Adv. Mater. 2010, 22, 2570-2574.

    88. “Imaging of Complex Density in Silver Nanocubes by Coherent X-ray Diffraction”, Harder, R.; Liang, M.; Sun, Y.; Xia, Y.; Robinson, I. K. New J. Phys. 2010, 12, 035019.

    87. “Nanoscale, Electrified Liquid Jets for High Resolution Printing of Charge”, Park, J.-U.; Lee, S.; Unarunotai, S.; Sun, Y.; Dunham, S.; Song, T.; Ferreira, P. M.; Alleyene, A. G.; Paik, U.; Rogers, J. A. Nano Lett. 2010, 10, 584-591.

    86. “Synthesis of Ag Nanoplates on GaAs Wafers: Evidence for Growth Mechanism”, Sun, Y. J. Phys. Chem. C 2010, 114, 857-863.

    85. “Tailored Synthesis of Superparamagnetic Gold Nanoshells with Tunable Optical Properties”, Zhang, Q.; Ge, J.; Goebl, J.; Hu, Y.; Sun, Y.; Yin, Y. Adv. Mater. 2010, 22, 1905-1909.

    84. “Metal Nanoplates on Semiconductor Substrates”, Sun, Y. Adv. Funct. Mater., 2010, 20, 3646-3657.

  • 2009

    83. “Morphology of Graphene on SiC(000) Surfaces”, Luxmi, Fisher, P. J.; Srivastavam N.; Feenstra, R. M.; Sun, Y.; Kedzierski, J.; Gu, G. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2009, 95, 073101.

    82. “Synthesis of Out-of-Substrate Au-Ag Nanoplates with Enhanced Stability for Catalysis”, Sun, Y.; Lei, C. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 6824-6827.

    81. “Recombination Rates for Single Colloidal Quantum Dots Near a Smooth Metal Film”, Wu, X.; Sun, Y.; Pelton, M. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2009, 11, 5867-5870. (highlighted as cover illustration)

    80. “Laser-Driven Growth of Silver Nanoplates on p-Type GaAs Substrates and Their Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Activity”, Sun, Y.; Pelton, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 2009, 113, 6061-6067.

    79. “Fluorescence Studies of Electronspun MEH-PPV/PEO Nanofibers”, Zhu, Z.; Zhang, L.; Smith, S.; Fong, H.; Sun, Y.; Gosztola, D. Synthetic Met. 2009, 159, 1454-1459.

    78. “Temperature-dependence of epitaxial graphene formation on SiC(0001)”, Luxmi, Nie, S.; Fisher, P. J.; Feenstra, R. M.; Gu, G.; Sun, Y. J. Electronic Mater. 2009, 38, 718-724.

  • 2008

    77. “Facile Tuning of Superhydrophobic States with Ag Nanoplates”, Sun, Y.; Qiao, R. Nano Research 2008, 1, 292-302.

    76. “Formation of Oxides and Their Role in the Growth of Ag Nanoplates on GaAs Substrates”, Sun, Y.; Lei, C.; Gosztola, D.; Haasch, R. Langmuir 2008, 24, 11928-11934.

    75. “Effects of Visible and Synchrotron X-Ray Radiation on the Growth of Silver Nanoplates on n-GaAs Wafers: A Comparative Study”, Sun, Y.; Yan, H.; Wu, X. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2008, 92, 183109.

    74. “Comparative Study on the Growth of Silver Nanoplates on GaAs Substrates by Electron Microscopy, Synchrotron X-Ray Diffraction, and Optical Spectroscopy”, Sun, Y.; Yan, H.; Wiederrecht, G. P. J. Phys. Chem. C 2008, 112, 8928-8938.

    73. “Carbon Nanotube-Based Flexible Electronics and Sensors”, Sun, X.; Sun, Y. J. Mater. Sci. Technol. 2008, 24, 569-577.

    72. “Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Modified with Pd Nanoparticles: Unique Building Blocks for High-Performance, Bendable Hydrogen Sensors”, Sun, Y.; Wang, H. H.; Xia, M. J. Phys. Chem. C 2008, 112, 1250-1259.

    71. “Post-buckling Analysis for the Precisely Controlled Buckling of Thin Film Encapsulated by Elastomeric Substrates”, Jiang, H.; Sun, Y.; Rogers, J. A.; Huang, Y. Int. J. Solids Struct. 2008, 45, 2014-2023.

    70. “Semiconductor Wires and Ribbons for High Performance Flexible Electronics”, Baca, A. J.; Ahn, J.-H.; Sun, Y.; Meitl, M. A.; Menard, E.; Kim, H.-S.; Choi, W. M.; Huang, Y.; Rogers, J. A. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 5524-5542.

  • 2007

    69. “Direct Growth of Dense, Pristine Metal Nanoplates on Semiconductor Substrates”, Sun, Y. Chem. Mater. 2007, 19, 5845-5847.

    68. “Surfactantless Synthesis of Silver Nanoplates with Rough Surfaces and Their Application in SERS”, Sun, Y., Wiederrecht, G. P. Small 2007, 3, 1964-1975. (highlighted with cover illustration)

    67. “A Self-Templated Approach to TiO2 Microcapsules”, Hu, Y.; Ge, J.; Sun, Y.; Zhang, T.; Yin, Y. Nano Lett. 2007, 7, 1832-1836.

    66. “Finite Deformation Physics in Buckled Thin Films on Compliant Supports”, Jiang, H.; Khang, D.-Y.; Song, J.; Sun, Y.; Huang, Y.; Rogers, J. A. Proc. Natl. Acd. Sci. USA 2007, 104, 15607-15612.

    65. “Electrodeposition of Pd Nanoparticles on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes for Flexible Hydrogen Sensors”, Sun, Y.; Wang, H. H. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2007, 90, 213107.

    64. “High-Performance, Flexible Hydrogen Sensors That Use Carbon Nanotubes Decorated with Palladium Nanoparticles”, Sun, Y.; Wang, H. H. Adv. Mater. 2007, 19, 2818-2823.

    63. “Mechanics of Precisely Controlled Thin Film Buckling on Elastomeric Substrate”, Jiang, H.; Sun, Y.; Rogers, J. A.; Huang, Y. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2007, 90, 133119.

    62. “Structural Forms of Single Crystal Semiconductor Nanoribbons for High-Performance Stretchable Electronics”, Sun, Y.; Rogers, J. A. J. Mater. Chem. 2007, 17, 832-840.

    61. “Inorganic Semiconductors for Flexible Electronics”, Sun, Y.; Rogers, J. A. Adv. Mater. 2007, 19, 1897-1916.

    60. “Micro- and Nanopatterning Techniques for Organic Electronic and Optoelectronic Systems”, Menard, E.; Meitl, M. A.; Sun, Y.; Park, J.-U.; Shir, D. J.-L.; Nam, Y.-S.; Jeon, S.; Rogers, J. A. Chem. Rev. 2007, 107, 1117-1160.

  • 2006

    59. “Controlled Buckling of Semiconductor Nanoribbons for Stretchable Electronics”, Sun, Y.; Choi, W. M.; Jiang, H.; Huang, Y. Y.; Rogers, J. A. Nature Nanotechnology 2006, 1, 201-207.

  • @UIUC

    58. “Heterogeneous Three-Dimensional Electronics by Use of Printed Semiconductor Nanomaterials”, Ahn, J.-H.; Kim, H.-S.; Lee, K. J.; Jeon, S.; Kang, S. J.; Sun, Y.; Nuzzo, R. G.; Rogers, J. A. Science 2006, 314, 1754-1757.

    57. “Buckled and Wavy Ribbons of GaAs for High-Performance Electronics on Elastomeric Substrates”, Sun, Y.; Kumar, V.; Adesida, I.; Rogers, J. A. Adv. Mater. 2006, 18, 2857-2862.

    56. “Printed Arrays of Aligned GaAs Wires for Flexible Transistors, Diodes, and Circuits on Plastic Substrates”, Sun, Y.; Kim, H.-S.; Menard, E.; Kim, S.; Adesida, I.; Rogers, J. A. Small 2006, 2, 1330-1334.

    55. “Gigahertz Operation in Flexible Transistors on Plastic Substrates”, Sun, Y.; Menard, E.; Rogers, J. A.; Kim, H.-S.; Kim, S.; Chen, G.; Adesida, I.; Dettmer, R.; Cortez, R.; Tewksbury, A. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2006, 88, 183509.

    54. “Highly Bendable, Transparent Thin Film Transistors That Use Carbon Nanotube Based Conductors and Semiconductors with Elastomeric Dielectrics”, Cao, Q.; Hur, S.-H.; Zhu, Z.; Sun, Y.; Wang, C.; Meitl, M.; Shim, M.; Rogers, J. A., Adv. Mater. 2006, 18, 304-309.

    53. “Processing Dependent Behavior of Soft Imprint Lithography on the 1-10 nm Scale”, Hua, H.; Gaur, A.; Sun, Y.; Word, M.; Jin, N.; Adesida, I.; Shim, M.; Shim, A.; Rogers, J. A. IEEE Trans. Nanotechnology 2006, 5, 301-308.

    52. “Bendable GaAs Metal-Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors Formed with Printed GaAs Wire Arrays on Plastic Substrates”, Sun, Y.; Kim, S.; Adesida, I.; Rogers, J. A. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2005, 87, 083501.

    51. “Top Down Fabrication of Semiconductor Nanowires with Alternating Structures along Their Longitudinal and Transverse Axes”, Sun, Y.; Graff, R. A.; Strano, M. S.; Rogers, J. A. Small 2005, 1, 1052-1057.

    50. “Photolithographic Route to the Fabrication of Micro/Nanowires of III-V Semiconductors”, Sun, Y.; Khang, D.-Y.; Hua, F.; Hurley, K.; Nuzzo, R. G.; Rogers, J. A. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2005, 15, 30-40.

    49. “Polymer Imprint Lithography with Molecular Resolution”, Hua, F.; Sun, Y.; Gaur, A.; Meitl, M. A.; Bilhaut, L.; Rotkina, L.; Wang, J.; Geil, P.; Shim, M.; Rogers, J. A.; Shim, A. Nano Lett. 2004, 4, 2467-2471.

    48. “Fabricating Semiconductor Nano/Microwires and Transfer Printing Ordered Arrays of Them onto Plastic Substrates”, Sun, Y.; Rogers, J. A. Nano Lett. 2004, 4, 1953-1959.

  • @UW

    47. “Gold Nanocages: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications”, Skrabalak, S. E.; Chen, J.; Sun, Y.; Lu, X.; Au, L.; Cobley, C. M.; Xia, Y. Acc. Chem. Res. 2008, 41, 1587-1595.

    46. “Synthesis of Silver Nanostructures with Controlled Shapes and Properties”, Wiley, B.; Sun, Y.; Xia, Y. Acc. Chem. Res. 2007, 40, 1067-1076.

    45. “Polyol Synthesis of Silver Nanostructures: Control of Product Morphology with Fe(II) or Fe(III) Species”, Wiley, B.; Sun, Y.; Xia, Y. Langmuir 2005, 21, 8077-8080.

    44. “Silver and Gold Nanostructures with Well-Controlled Shapes”, Wiley, B.; Sun, Y.; Chen, J.; Li, Z.; Li, X.; Xia, Y. MRS Bull. 2005, 30, 356-361.

    43. “Shape-Controlled Synthesis of Metal Nanostructures: The Case of Silver”, Wiley, B.; Sun, Y.; Mayers, B.; Xia, Y. Chem. Eur. J. 2005, 11, 454-463.

    42. “Polyol Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles: Use of Chloride and Oxygen to Promote the Formation of Single Crystal, Truncated Cubes and Tetrahedrons”, Wiley, B.; Herricks, T.; Sun, Y.; Xia, Y. Nano Lett. 2004, 4, 1733-1739.

    41. “Synthesis and Optical Properties of Nanorattles and Multiple-Walled Nanoshells/Nanotubes Made of Metal Alloys”, Sun, Y.; Wiley, B.; Li, Z.-Y.; Xia, Y. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 9399-9406.

    40. “Geometry and Surface State Effects on the Mechanical Response of Au Nanostructures”, Mook, W. M.; Jungk, J. M.; Cordill, M. J.; Moody, N. R.; Sun, Y.; Xia, Y.; Gerbberich, W. W. Zeitschrift fűr Metallkunde (Intl. J. Mater. Res. 2004, 6, 416-424.

    39. “Ag Nanowires Coated with Ag/Pd Alloy Sheaths and Their Use as Substrates for Reversible Adsorption and Desorption of Hydrogen”, Sun, Y.; Tao, Z.; Chen, J.; Herricks, T.; Xia, Y. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 5940-5941.

    38. “Mechanistic Study on the Replacement Reaction between Silver Nanostructures and Chloroauric Acid in Aqueous Medium”, Sun, Y.; Xia, Y. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 3892-3901.

    37. “Multiple-Walled Nanotubes Made of Metals”, Sun, Y.; Xia, Y. Adv. Mater. 2004, 16, 264-268.

    36. “Alloying and Dealloying Processes Involved in the Preparation of Metal Nanoshells via a Galvanic Replacement Reaction”, Sun, Y.; Xia, Y. Nano Lett. 2003, 3, 1569-1572.

    35. “Enhancement of Coherent X-Ray Diffraction from Nanocrystals by Introduction of X-Ray Optics”, Robinson, I. K.; Pferffer, F.; Vartanyants, I. A.; Sun, Y.; Xia, Y. Opt. Express 2003, 11, 2329-2334.

    34. “Langmuir-Blodgett Silver Nanowire Monolayers for Molecular Sensing Using Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy”, Tao, A.; Kim, F.; Hess, C.; Goldberger, J.; He, R.; Sun, Y.; Xia, Y.; Yang, P. Nano Lett. 2003, 3, 1229-1233.

    33. “Polyol Synthesis of Uniform Silver Nanowires: A Plausible Growth Mechanism and the Supporting Evidence”, Sun, Y.; Mayers, B.; Herricks, T.; Xia, Y. Nano Lett. 2003, 3, 955-960.

    32. “Gold and Silver Nanoparticles: A Class of Chromophores with Colors Tunable in the Range from 400 to 750 nm”, Sun, Y.; Xia, Y. Analyst 2003, 128, 686-691.

    31. “Transformation of Silver Nanospheres into Nanobelts and Triangular Nanoplates through a Thermal Process”, Sun, Y.; Mayers, B.; Xia, Y. Nano Lett. 2003, 3, 675-679.

    30. “Triangular Nanoplates of Silver: Synthesis, Characterization, and Their Use as Sacrificial Templates for Generating Triangular Nanorings of Gold”, Sun, Y.; Xia, Y. Adv. Mater. 2003, 15, 695-699. 

    29. “Metal Nanostrucutures with Hollow Interiors”, Sun, Y.; Mayers, B.; Xia, Y. Adv. Mater. 2003, 15, 641-646.

    28. “One-Dimensional Nanostructures: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications”, Xia, Y.; Yang, P.; Sun, Y.; Wu, Y.; Mayers, B.; Gates, B.; Yin, Y.; Kim, F.; Yan, H. Adv. Mater. 2003, 15, 353-389.

    27. “Shape-Controlled Synthesis of Gold and Silver Nanoparticles”, Sun, Y.; Xia, Y. Science 2002, 298, 2176-2179.

    26. “Uniform Silver Nanowires Synthesis by Reducing AgNO3 with Ethylene Glycol in the Presence of Seeds and Poly(Vinyl Pyrrolidone)”, Sun, Y.; Yin, Y.; Mayers, B. T.; Herricks, T.; Xia, Y. Chem. Mater. 2002, 14, 4736-4745.

    25. “Increased Sensitivity of Surface Plasmon Resonance of Gold Nanoshells Compared to That of Gold Solid Colloids in Response to Environmental Changes”, Sun, Y.; Xia, Y. Anal. Chem. 2002, 74, 5297-5305.

    24. “Synthesis and Characterization of Crystalline Ag2Se Nanowires through a Template-Engaged Reaction at Room Temperature”, Gates, B.; Mayers, B.; Wu, Y.; Sun, Y.; Cattle, B.; Yang, P.; Xia, Y. Adv. Func. Mater. 2002, 12, 679-686.

    23. “Large-Scale Synthesis of Uniform Silver Nanowires through a Soft, Self-Seeding, Polyol Process”, Sun, Y.; Xia, Y. Adv. Mater. 2002, 14, 833-837.

    22. “Template-Engaged Replacement Reaction: A One-Step Approach to the Large-Scale Synthesis of Metal Nanostructures with Hollow Interiors”, Sun, Y.; Mayers, B. T.; Xia, Y. Nano Lett. 2002, 2, 481-485.

    21. “Silver Nanowires Can Be Directly Coated with Amorphous Silica to Generate Well-Controlled Coaxial Nanocables of Silver/Silica”, Yin, Y.; Lu, Y.; Sun, Y.; Xia, Y. Nano Lett. 2002, 2, 427-430.

    20. “Crystalline Silver Nanowires by Soft Solution Processing”, Sun, Y.; Gates, B.; Mayers, B.; Xia, Y. Nano Lett. 2002, 2, 165-168.

  • @USTC

    19. “A Novel Chemiluminescent Method for the Determination of Salicylic Acid in Bactericidal Solutions”, Cui, H.; Li, S.; Li, F.; Sun, Y.; Lin, X. Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 2002, 372, 601-604.

    18. “Covalent Modification of Glassy Carbon Electrodes with Alanine for Voltammetric Separation of Dopamine and Ascorbic Acid”, Zhang, L.; Sun, Y. Anal. Sci. 2001, 17, 939-943.

    17. “Separation of Anodic Peaks of Ascorbic Acid and Dopamine at an -Alanine Covalently Modified Glassy Carbon Electrode”, Zhang, L.; Sun, Y.; Lin, X. Analyst 2001, 126, 1760-1763.

    16. “Determination of Chlorogenic Acid in Cigarettes by Inhibited Electrochemiluminescent Analysis”, Sun, Y.; Li, Y.; Cui, H.; Lin, X. Chin. J. Anal. Chem. 2001, 29, 495-495. 

    15. “Flow Injection Analysis of Tannic Acid with Enhanced Chemiluminescent Detection”, Li, S.; Cui, H.; Sun, Y.; Lin, X. Chin. J. Anal. Chem. 2001, 29, 333-335.

    14. “Determination of Tannin in Beers by Flow-Injection Chemiluminescent Analysis”, Li, S.; Cui, H., Sun, Y.; Lin, X. Chin. J. Spectro. Lab. 2000, 17, 680-683.

    13. “Determination of Gallic Acid by Flow Injection with Electrochemiluminescent Detection”, Sun, Y.; Cui, H.; Li, Y.; Li, S.; Lin, X. Anal. Lett. 2000, 33, 3239-3252.

    12. “Flow Injection Analysis of Tannic Acid with Inhibited Electrochemiluminescent Detection”, Sun, Y.; Cui, H.; Li, Y.; Zhao, H.; Lin, X. Anal. Lett. 2000, 33, 2281-2291.

    11. “Determination of Some Catechol Derivatives by a Flow Injection Electrochemiluminescent Inhibition Method”, Sun, Y.; Cui, H.; Li, Y.; Lin, X. Talanta, 2000, 53, 661-666.

    10. “Flow Injection Analysis of Pyrogallol with Enhanced Electrochemiluminescent Detection”, Sun, Y.; Cui, H.; Lin, X.; Li, Y.; Zhao, H. Anal. Chim. Acta 2000, 423, 247-253.

    9.  “Determination of Chlorogenic Acid and Rutin in Cigarettes by HPLC Based on Inhibited Chemiluminescence”, He, C.; Cui, H.; Sun, Y.; Zhao, H.; Shao, X.; Zhao, G. Chin. J. Anal. Chem. 1999, 27, 1110-1110.

    8.  “Superstructured Magnesium Hydroxide Sulfate Hydrate Fibers - Photoluminescence Study”, Ding, Y.; Zhao, H.; Sun, Y.; Zhang, G.; Wu, H.; Qian, Y. Inter. J. Inorg. Mater. 2001, 3, 151-156.

    7.  “Study of Electrochemiluminescence of Lucigenin at Glassy Carbon Electrodes in NaOH Solution”, Sun, Y.; Cui, H.; Lin, X. J. Lumin. 2001, 92, 205-211.

    6.  “Study of Electrochemiluminescence of Luminol at Pt Electrodes Cathodically Pre-Polarized in Alkaline Solution”, Sun, Y.; Cui, H.; Lin, X. Acta Chim. Sinica 2000, 58, 1151-1155.

    5. “Mechanistic Study of the Anodic Electrochemiluminescence of Luminol at Platinum Electrode”, Sun, Y.; Cui, H.; Lin, X. Acta Chim. Sinica 2000, 58, 567-571.

    4.  “Long Lasting Chemiluminescence of Luminol on Electrochemically Pre-Oxidized Platinum Electrodes in NaOH Solution”, Lin, X.; Sun, Y.; Cui, H. Luminescence 2000, 15, 299-304.

    3.  “Inhibition of Cu(II) to the Anodic Electrochemiluminescence of Luminol”, Sun, Y.; Cui, H.; Lin, X. Chin. J. Spectro. Lab. 1999, 16, 611-614.

    2. “Potential-Resolved Electrochemiluminescence of Luminol in Alkaline Solutions at Glassy Carbon and Platinum Electrodes”, Lin, X.; Sun, Y.; Cui, H. Chin. J. Anal. Chem. 1999, 27, 497-503.

    1.  “Inhibition of Luminol and Lucigenin Chemiluminescence by Reducing Organic Compounds”, Cui, H.; Meng, R.; Jiang, H.; Sun, Y.; Lin, X. Luminescence 1999, 14, 175-182.

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