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  1. W. Zhang1, K. Wong, M. Morales, C. Molpeceres, C..B. Arnold, “Implications of using two low-power continuous-wave lasers for polishing”, Int. J. Extrem. Manuf. 2, 035101-10 (2020).
  2. N.S. Dutta, N.K. Noel, C.B. Arnold, "Crystalline Nature of Colloids in Methylammonium Lead Halide Perovskite Precursor Inks Revealed by Cryo-Electron Microscopy", Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 11, 5980-5986 (2020).
  3. N.S. Dutta, J.M.P. Almeida, C.R. Mendonca, C.B. Arnold, "Effects of disorder on two-photon absorption in amorphous semiconductors", Opt. Lett. 45, 3228-3231 (2020).
  4. D.L. Wong, K.P. Nuckolls, M. Oh, B. Lian, Y.L. Xie, S. Jeon, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, B.A. Bernevig, A. Yazdani, "Cascade of electronic transitions in magic-angle twisted bilayer graphene", Nature 582, 198 (2020).
  5. B.M. Foster, A.R. Paris, J.J. Frick, D.A. Blasini-Perez, R.J. Cava, A.B. Bocarsly, "Catalytic Mismatching of CuInSe2 and Ni3Al Demonstrates Selective Photoelectrochemical CO2 Reduction to Methanol", ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 3, 109-113 (2020).  
  6. J.C. Hamill, O. Romiluyi, S.A. Thomas, J. Cetola, J. Schwartz, M.F. Toney, P. Clancy, Y.L. Loo, "Sulfur-Donor Solvents Strongly Coordinate Pb2+ in Hybrid Organic- Inorganic Perovskite Precursor Solutions", Journal of Physical Chemistry C 124, 14496-14502 (2020).
  7. F.Y. Zhang, J.C. Hamill, Y.L. Loo, A. Kahn, "Gap States in Methylammonium Lead Halides: The Link to Dimethylsulfoxide?", Adv. Mater. 32, 2003482 (2020).
  8. X.M. Zhao, T.R. Liu, A.B. Kaplan, C. Yao, Y.L. Loo, "Accessing Highly Oriented Two-Dimensional Perovskite Films via Solvent-Vapor Annealing for Efficient and Stable Solar Cells", Nano Lett. 20, 8880-8889 (2020).
  9. X.M. Zhao, C. Yao, K.C. Gu, T.R. Liu, Y. Xia, Y.L. Loo, "A hole-transport material that also passivates perovskite surface defects for solar cells with improved efficiency and stability", Energy Environ. Sci. 13, 4334-4343 (2020).
  10. F. Borjans, X. Croot, S. Putz, X. Mi, S.M. Quinn, A. Pan, J. Kerckhoff, E.J. Pritchett, C.A. Jackson, L.F. Edge, R.S. Ross, T.D. Ladd, M.G. Borselli, M.F. Gyure, J.R. Petta, "Split-gate cavity coupler for silicon circuit quantum electrodynamics", Appl. Phys. Lett. 116, 234001 (2020).
  11. D. Ballarini, D. Caputo, G. Dagvadorj, R. Juggins, M. De Giorgi, L. Dominici, K. West, L.N. Pfeiffer, G. Gigli, M.H. Szymanska, D. Sanvitto, "Directional Goldstone waves in polariton condensates close to equilibrium", Nat. Commun. 11, 217 (2020).
  12. I.L. Drichko, I.Y. Smirnov, A.V. Suslov, M.O. Nestoklon, D. Kamburov, K.W. Baldwin, L.N. Pfeiffer, K.W. West, L.E. Golub, "Electronic band structure in n-type GaAs/AlGaAs wide quantum wells in tilted magnetic field", Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter 32, 035303 (2020).
  13. X. Fu, Q. Shi, M.A. Zudov, G.C. Gardner, J.D. Watson, M.J. Manfra, K.W. Baldwin, L.N. Pfeiffer, K.W. West, "Anomalous Nematic States in High Half-Filled Landau Levels", Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 067601 (2020).
  14. M.S. Hossain, M.A. Mueed, M.K. Ma, K.A.V. Rosales, Y.J. Chung, L.N. Pfeiffer, K.W. West, K.W. Baldwin, M. Shayegan, "Precise Experimental Test of the Luttinger Theorem and Particle-Hole Symmetry for a Strongly Correlated Fermionic System", Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 046601 (2020).
  15. J. Huang, L.N. Pfeiffer, K.W. West, "Discontinuity in the transport of strongly correlated two-dimensional hole systems in zero magnetic field", Physical Review B 101, 161110 (2020).
  16. M.K. Ma, K.A.V. Rosales, H. Deng, Y.J. Chung, L.N. Pfeiffer, K.W. West, K.W. Baldwin, R. Winkler, M. Shayegan, "Thermal and Quantum Melting Phase Diagrams for a Magnetic-Field-Induced Wigner Solid", Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 036601 (2020).
  17. W. Pan, W. Kang, M.P. Lilly, J.L. Reno, K.W. Baldwin, K.W. West, L.N. Pfeiffer, D.C. Tsui, "Particle-Hole Symmetry and the Fractional Quantum Hall Effect in the Lowest Landau Level", Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 156801 (2020).
  18. D. Ro, S.A. Myers, N. Deng, J.D. Watson, M.J. Manfra, L.N. Pfeiffer, K.W. West, G.A. Csathy, "Stability of multielectron bubbles in high Landau levels", Physical Review B 102, 115303 (2020).
  19. J.L. Wang, L.N. Pfeiffer, K.W. West, K.W. Baldwin, C. Zhang, "Surface acoustic wave detection of robust zero-resistance states under microwaves", Physical Review B 101, 165413 (2020).
  20. R.A. Kerner, L.F. Zhao, S.P. Harvey, J.J. Berry, J. Schwartz, B.P. Rand, "Low Threshold Voltages Electrochemically Drive Gold Migration in Halide Perovskite Devices", ACS Energy Lett. 5, 3352−3356 (2020). 
  21. C.A. DelPo, B. Kudisch, K.H. Park, S.U.Z. Khan, F. Fassioli, D. Fausti, B.P. Rand, G.D. Scholes, "Polariton Transitions in Femtosecond Transient Absorption Studies of Ultrastrong Light-Molecule Coupling", Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 11, 2667-2674 (2020).
  22. R.A. Kerner, S. Heo, K. Roh, K. MacMillan, B.W. Larson, B.P. Rand, “Organic Hole Transport Material Ionization Potential Dictates Diffusion Kinetics of Iodine”, ACS Energy Lett. 6, 501−508 (2021)
  23. R.J. Kirby, A. Ferrenti, C. Weinberg, S. Klemenz, M. Oudah, S.M. Lei, C.P. Weber, D. Fausti, G.D. Scholes, L.M. Schoop, "Transient Drude Response Dominates Near-Infrared Pump-Probe Reflectivity in Nodal-Line Semimetals ZrSiS and ZrSiSe", Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 11, 6105-6111 (2020).
  24. Y.J. Chung, K.A.V. Rosales, K.W. Baldwin, K.W. West, M. Shayegan, L.N. Pfeiffer, "Working principles of doping-well structures for high-mobility two-dimensional electron systems", Physical Review Materials 4, 044003 (2020).
  25. Y.J. Chung, S. Yuan, Y. Liu, K.W. Baldwin, K.W. West, M. Shayegan, L.N. Pfeiffer, "Heterostructure design to achieve high quality, high density GaAs 2D electron system with g-factor tending to zero", Appl. Phys. Lett. 117, 022102 (2020)
  26. B.Y. Qin, C.Y. Fei, A.A. Bridges, A.A. Mashruwala, H.A. Stone, N.S. Wingreen, B.L. Bassler, "Cell position fates and collective fountain flow in bacterial biofilms revealed by light-sheet microscopy", Science 369, 71 (2020).
  27. M. Raha, S. Chen, C.M. Phenicie, S. Ourari, A.M. Dibos, J.D. Thompson, "Optical quantum nondemolition measurement of a single rare earth ion qubit", Nat. Commun. 11, 1605 (2020).
  28. N.S. Dutta, P. Shao, K. Gong, C.E. White, N. Yao, C.B. Arnold, "Understanding solution processing of inorganic materials using cryo-EM", Opt. Mater. Express 10, 119-128 (2020).
  29. P.C. Chen, Y.V. Joshi, J.N. Metz, N. Yao, Y. Zhang, "Conformational Analysis of Nonplanar Archipelago Structures on a Cu (111) Surface by Molecular Imaging", Energy Fuels 34, 12135−12141 (2020).
  30. J.J. Frick, G. Cheng, S. Kushwaha, N. Yao, S. Wagner, A.B. Bocarsly, R.J. Cava, "Observation of [VCu1–In i 2+ VCu1–] Defect Triplets in Cu-Deficient CuInS2", Journal of Physical Chemistry C 124, 26415−26427 (2020).
  31. P. Chen, S.Fatayer, B. Schuler, J.N. Metz, L. Gross, N. Yao, Y.L. Zhang, “The Role of Methyl Groups in the Early Stage of Thermal Polymerization of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Revealed by Molecular Imaging”, Energy Fuels (2020).
  32. Y.M. Han, X. Fan, H.Z. Wang, F. Zhao, C.G. Tully, J. Kong, N. Yao, N. Yan, "High-yield monolayer graphene grids for near-atomic resolution cryoelectron microscopy", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 117, 1009-1014 (2020).
  33. A.P.M. Place, L.V.H. Rodgers, P. Mundada, B.M. Smitham, M. Fitzpatrik, Z. Leng, A. Premkumar, J. Bryon, S. Sussman, G.M. Cheng, T. Madhavan, H.K. Babla, B. Jack, A. Gyenis, N. Yao, R.J. Cava, N.P. de Leon, A.A. Houck, "New material platform for superconducting transmon qubits with coherence times exceeding 0.3 milliseconds", Nature Comm. 12, 1-6 (2021). arXiv, (2020) pp. 2003.00024[quant-ph].
  34. J.X. Yin, W.L. Ma, T.A. Cochran, X.T. Xu, S.T.S. Zhang, H.J. Tien, N. Shumiya, G.M. Cheng, K. Jiang, B. Lian, Z.D. Song, G.Q. Chang, I. Belopolski, D. Multer, M. Litskevich, Z.J. Cheng, X.P. Yang, B. Swidler, H.B. Zhou, H. Lin, T. Neupert, Z.Q. Wang, N. Yao, T.R. Chang, S. Jia, M.Z. Hasan, "Quantum-limit Chern topological magnetism in TbMn6Sn6", Nature 583, 533-536 (2020).
  35. W. Chang, R. Mohr, A. Kim, A. Raj, G. Davies, K. Denner, J.H. Park, D. Steingart, "Measuring effective stiffness of Li-ion batteries via acoustic signal processing", Journal of Materials Chemistry A 8, 16624-16635 (2020). 
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  37. S. Gao, W.C. Valinsky, N.C. On, P.R. Houlihan, Q. Qu, L. Liu, X.J. Pan, D.E. Clapham, N. Yan, "Employing NaChBac for cryo-EM analysis of toxin action on voltage-gated Na+ channels in nanodisc", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 117, 14187-14193 (2020).
  38. H.W. Qian, X.L. Wu, X.M. Du, X. Yao, X. Zhao, J.C. Lee, H.Y. Yang, N. Yan, "Structural Basis of Low-pH-Dependent Lysosomal Cholesterol Egress by NPC1 and NPC2", Cell 182, 1-14 (2020).
  39. H.W. Qian, X. Zhao, R.H. Yan, X. Yao, S. Gao, X. Sun, X.M. Du, H.Y. Yang, C.C.L. Wong, N. Yan, "Structural basis for catalysis and substrate specificity of human ACAT1", Nature 581, 333-338 (2020).
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1.  W. Chang, J.H. Park, N. Dutta. C.B. Arnold., D. Steingart. “Morphological and Chemical Mapping of Columnar Lithium Metal,” Chem Mat32, 7 2803-2814 (2020) DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b04385 is external)

2.  P.S. Mundada , G.Zhang, T. Hazard, A. Houck, “Suppression of Qubit Crosstalk in a Tunable Coupling Superconducting Circuit”  Phys. Rev. Applied 12, 054023 (2019), is external)

3.  N. K. Noel, S.N. Habisreutinger, B. Wenger, Y-H Lin, F. Zhang, J. B. Patel, A. Kahn, M. B. Johnston, H. J. Snaith, “Elucidating the Role of a Tetrafluoroborate-Based Ionic Liquid at the n-Type Oxide/Perovskite Interface,” Adv. Energy Mater. 10, 1903231, (2019) DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201903231

4.  A. M. Ferrenti, S. Klemenz, S. Lei, X. Song, P. Ganter, B. V. Lotsch, L. M. Schoop, “Change in Magnetic Properties upon Chemical Exfoliation of FeOCl,” Inorg. Chem 59, 2, 1176-1182 (2020). is external)

5.  Y. Han, X. Fan, H. Wang, F. Zhao, J. Kong, N. Yao, N. Yan, “High Yield Monolayer Graphene Grids for Near-Atomic Resolution Cryo-Electron Microscopy”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, (2019) is external)

6.  M. Sezen-Edmonds, Y-W. Yeh, N. YaoY-L. Loo, “Humidity and Strain Rate Determine the Extent of Phase Shift in the Piezoresistive Response of PEDOT:PSS”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 11, 16888 (2019). is external)

7.  P. Chen, J.N. Metz, A.S. Mennito, S. Merchant, S.E. Smith, M. Siskin, S.P. Rucker, D.C. Dankworth, J.D. Kushnerick, N. Yao, Y. Zhang, “Petroleum pitch: Exploring a 50-year structure puzzle with real-space molecular imaging,” Carbon 161 456-465, (2020) is external)

8.  X. Zhao, C. Yao, T. Liu, J. C. Hamill, G. O. N. Ndjawa, G. M. Cheng, N. Yao, H. Meng, Y-L. Loo, “Extending the Photovoltaic Response of Perovskite Solar Cells into the Near-Infrared with a Narrow‐Bandgap Organic Semiconductor,” Advanced Materials 31, 1404494 (2019). is external)

9.  J. Xu, L. Liu, N. Yao, F. Wu, H. Li, L. Chen, “Liquid-involved synthesis and processing of sulfide-based solid electrolytes, electrodes, and all-solid-state batteries,” Materials Today Nano8, 100048 (2019). is external)

10.  X. F. Yang, F. Zhao, Y-W. Yeh, R. S. Selinsky, Z. Chen, N. Yao, C. G. Tully, Y. G. Ju, B. E. Koel, “Nitrogen-plasma Treated Hafnium Oxyhydroxide as an Efficient Acid-stable Electrocatalyst for Hydrogen Evolution and Oxidation Reactions,” Nature Communication10, 1543 (2019).

11.  C. Bommier, W. Chang, Y Lu, J. Yeung, G. Davies, R. Mohr, M. Williams, D. Steingart, D. “In Operando Acoustic Detection of Lithium Metal Plating in Commercial LiCoO2/Graphite Pouch Cells,” Cell Reports Phys Sci, 1, 100035 DOI: 10.1016/j.xcrp.2020.100035 (2020) is external)

12.  C. Bommier, W. Chang, J.L Li, S. Biswas, J. Nanda, D. Steingart, “Operando Acoustic Monitoring of SEI Formation and Long Term Cycling in NMC/SiGr Composite Pouch Cells,” Jrnl Electrochemical Society, 167, 2 DOI: 10.1149/1945-7111/ab68d6 (2020) is external)

13.  W. Chang, C. Bommier, T. Fair, J. Yeung, S. Patil, D. Steingart, “Understanding Adverse Effects of Temperature Shifts on Li-ion Batteries: An Operando Acoustic Study,” Jrnl Electrochemical Soc Focus Issue167, 9 DOI:10.1149/1945-7111/ab6c56 (2020) is external)

14.  L. F. Guerra, T. W. Muir, and H. Yang, “Single-Particle Dynamic Light Scattering: Shapes of Individual Nanoparticles,” Nano Lett. 19, 8, 5530-5536 (2019). is external)

15.  H. A. Hunter, F. T. Ling, and C. A. Peters, “Metals Coprecipitation with Barite: Nano-XRF Observation of Enhanced Strontium Incorporation,” Environmental Engineering Science37, 4 235 (2020). is external)

16.  R.A. Kerner, B. Rand, “Electrochemical and Thermal Etching of Indium Tin Oxide by Solid-State Hybrid Organic–Inorganic Perovskites,” ACS Appl. Energy Mater2, 6097−6101 (2019) is external)

17.  C.E. Markwalter, R.F. Pagels, A.N. Hejazi, A.G.R. Gordon, A.L. Thompson, R.K. Prudhomme, “Polymeric Nanocarrier Formulations of Biologics Using Inverse Flash NanoPrecipitation.” AAPS J 22, 18 (2020) 10.1208/s12248-019-0405-z

18.  B. A. Nerger, P.-T. Brun, C.M. Nelson, “Microextrusion Printing Cell-Laden Networks of Type I Collagen with Patterned Fiber Alignment and Geometry,” Soft Matter 15, 5728-5738 (2019).  DOI: 10.1039/C8SM02605J

19.  H. Qian, X. Zhao, R. Yan, X. Yao, S. Gao, X. Sun, X. Du, H. Yang, C. C. L. Wong, N. Yan. “Structural basis for catalysis and substrate specificity of human ACAT1.” Nature (2020). is external)

20.  A.J. Sigillito, M.J. Gullans, L.F. Edge, M. Borselli, J.R. Petta, “Coherent transfer of quantum information in a silicon double quantum dot using resonant SWAP gates,” npj Quantum Inf  5, 110 (2019) doi:10.1038/s41534-019-0225-0 

21.  H. L. Smith, J. T. Dull, E. Longhi, S. Barlow, B. P. Rand, S. R. Marder, A. Kahn, “n-Doping of a Low-Electron-Affinity Polymer Used as an Electron-Transport Layer in Organic Light-Emitting Diodes” Adv. Funct. Mater, 2000328 (2020). is external).

22.  K. Spokas, Y. Fang, J.P. Fitts, C.A. Peters, D. Elsworth, (2019). “Collapse of reacted fracture surface decreases permeability and frictional strength.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth124. is external)

23.  L. Wang, H. Qian, Y. Nian, Y. Han, Z. Ren, H. Zhang, L. Hu, B.V. Venkataram Prasad, A. Laganowsky, N. Yan, M. Zhou. “Structure and mechanism of human diacylglycerol O-acyltransferase 1.” Nature (2020). is external)

24.  F. Zang, Z. Su, L. Zhou, K. Konduru, G. Kaplan, S. Chou,  “Ultrasensitive Ebola Virus Antigen Sensing via 3D Nanoantenna Arrays,” Adv. Mater31, 30 1902331 (2019). 1902331 DOI: 10.1002/adma.201902331

25.  L.F. Zhao, K. Roh, S. Kacmoli, K.A. Kurdi, S. Jhulki, S. Barlow, S.R. Marder, C. Gmachl, B. P. Rand, B.P., “Thermal Management Enables Bright and Stable Perovskite Light-Emitting Diodes,” Adv. Mater. 2020, 2000752


  1. L. Zhao, N. Rolston, K.M. Lee, X. Zhao, M.A. Reyes‐Martinez, N.L. Tran, Y.-W. Yeh, N. Yao, G.D. Scholes, Y.-L. Loo, A. Selloni, R.H. Dauskardt, B.P. Rand, “Influence of Bulky Organo‐Ammonium Halide Additive Choice on the Flexibility and Efficiency of Perovskite Light‐Emitting Devices,” Adv. Funct. Mater, 28, 1802060 (2018). DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201802060
  2. X.F. Yang, F. Zhao, Y-W. Yeh, R.S. Selinsky, Z. Chen, N. Yao, C.G. Tully, Y.G. Ju, and B.E. Koel, “N2-plasma Treated Hafnium Oxyhydroxide as an Efficient Acid-stable Electrocatalyst for Hydrogen Evolution and Oxidation Reactions,” Nature Com 10, 1543 (2019).
  3. M. Sezen-Edmonds, Y-W. Yeh, N. Yao, Y-L. Loo, “Structural origins of Humidity-dependent Piezoresistivity in PEDOT:PSS,” ACS Appl. Mater, 10.1021/acsami.9b00817 (2019).

2017 (*these publications did not explicitly acknowledge the MRSEC award)

  1. N. C. Davy, M. Sezen-Edmonds, J. Gao, X. Lin, A. Liu, N. Yao, A. Kahn, Y-L. Loo, “Symbiotic pairing of near-ultraviolet solar cells with electrochromic windows for management of light and heat in emerging architectural applications” Nature Energy 2 (10), 829 (2017).*
  2. T. Gu, J. Gao, E. E. Ostroumov, H. Jeong, F. Wu, R. Fardel, N. Yao, R.D. Priestley, G. D. Scholes, Y-L. Loo, C. B. Arnold, “Photoluminescence of Functionalized Germanium Nanocrystals Embedded in Arsenic Sulfide Glass”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9, 18911−18917 (2017).*

  3. F. Sekiguchi, T. Mochizuki, C. Kim, H. Akiyama, L. N. Pfeiffer, K.W. West, R. Shimano, “Anomalous Metal Phase Emergent on the Verge of an Exciton Mott Transition,” Phys. Rev. Lett., 118, 067401 (2017).
  4. Y.B. Sun, Y. Yoon, M. Steger, G.Q. Liu, L. N. Pfeiffer, K. West, D.W. Snoke, K.A. Nelson, “Direct measurement of polariton-polariton interaction strength,” Nature Phys., 13 (9), 870-875 (2017).
  5. D.M. Myers, J.K. Wuenschell, B. Ozden, J. Beaumariage, D.W. Snoke, L. N. Pfeiffer, K. West, “Edge trapping of exciton-polariton condensates in etched pillars,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 110, (21), 211104 (2017).
  6. Q. Shi, M.A. Zudov, I.A. Dmitriev, K.W. Baldwin, L. N. Pfeiffer, K.W. West, “Fine structure of high-power microwave-induced resistance oscillations,” Phys. Rev. B , 95, 041403 (2017).
  7. J.H. Jang, H.M. Yoo, L. N. Pfeiffer, K.W. West, K.W. Baldwin, R.C. Ashoori, “Full momentum- and energy-resolved spectral function of a 2D electronic system,” Science, 358, (6365), 901-906 (2017).
  8. I.L. Drichko, I.Y. Smimov, A.V. Suslov, Y.M. Galperin, L. N. Pfeiffer, K.W. West, “Nature of localized states in two-dimensional electron systems in the quantum Hall regime: Acoustic studies,” Low Temp. Phys., 43 (1), 86-94 (2017).
  9. G.T. Liu, Y.Y. Zhu, Q. Wang, Y. Pang, J. Fan, X.N. Jing, Z.Q. Ji, C.L. Yang, L. Lu, R.R. Du, L. N. Pfeiffer, K.W. West, “Observation of an Even-Odd Asymmetric Transport in High Landau Levels,” Chinese Phys. Lett., 34, 037301 (2017).
  10. N. Samkharadze, D. Ro, L. N. Pfeiffer, K.W. West, G.A. Csathy, “Observation of an anomalous density-dependent energy gap of the n=5/2 fractional quantum Hall state in the low-density regime,” Phys. Rev. B , 96, (8), 085105 (2017).
  11. J.P. Eisenstein, L. N. Pfeiffer, K.W. West, “Quantum Hall Spin Diode,” Phys. Rev. Lett, 118, (18), 186801 (2017).
  12. J.H. Jang, B.M. Hunt, L. N. Pfeiffer, K.W. West, R.C. Ashoori, “Sharp tunnelling resonance from the vibrations of an electronic Wigner crystal,” Nature Physics, 13, 340-344 (2017).
  13. B.A. Schmidt, K. Bennaceur, S. Gaucher, G. Gervais, L. N. Pfeiffer, K.W. West, “Specific heat and entropy of fractional quantum Hall states in the second Landau level,” Phys. Rev. B , 95, (20), 201306 (2017).
  14. R. Finkelstein, K. Cohen, B. Jouault, K. West, L. N. Pfeiffer, M. Vladimirova, R. Rapaport, “Transition from spin-orbit to hyperfine interaction dominated spin relaxation in a cold fluid of dipolar excitons,” Phys. Rev. B , 96, (8), 085404 (2017).
  15. M. Steger, B. Fluegel, K. Alberi, D.W. Snoke, L. N. Pfeiffer, K. West, A. Mascarenhas, “Ultra-low threshold polariton condensation,” Optics Lett.,  42, 1165-1168 (2017).
  16. M. Sezen-Edmonds, Y.-L. Loo, “Beyond Doping and Charge Balancing: How Polymer Acid Templates Impact the Properties of Conducting Polymer Complexes” Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 8, 4530, 2017. 
  17. M. Sezen-Edmonds, P.P. Khlyabich, Y.-L. Loo, “Tuning the Magnitude and the Polarity of Polyaniline’s Piezoresistive Response through Structural Control” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 9, 12766, 2017.
  18. P.P. Khlyabich, M. Sezen-Edmonds, J.B. Howard, B.C. Thompson, Y.-L. Loo, “Formation of Organic Alloys in Ternary Blend Solar Cells with Two Acceptors Having Energy Level Offsets Exceeding 0.4 eV” ACS Energy Letters 2, 2149, 2017.
  19. J.C. Hamill, J. Schwartz, Y.-L. Loo, “The Influence of Solvent Coordination on Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Perovskite Formation” ACS Energy Letters 3, 92, 2018.
  20. W. F. Reinhart, A. W. Long, M. P. Howard, A. L. Ferguson and A. Z. Panagiotopoulos, “Machine learning for autonomous crystal structure identification,” Soft Matter, 13: 4733-45 (2017). DOI: 10.1039/c7sm00957g 


  1. F. Wu and N. Yao, “In-situ Synthesis and Defect Evolution of Single-crystal Piezoelectric Nanoparticles,” Nano Energy, 28, 195 (2016).
  2. Z. Chen, C. Kronawitter, Y-W. Yeh, X. F. Yang, P. Zhao, N. Yao, and B. Koel, “Activity of Pure and Transition Metal-modified CoOOH for the Oxygen Evolution Reaction in an Alkaline Medium,” Journal of Materials Chemistry A 5 (2), 842-850 (2017).
  3. F. Wu and N. Yao, “PMN-PT nanostructures for energy scavenging,” Semiconductor Science and Technology, (2017).
  4. L. F. Zhao, J. Gao, Y. L. Lin, Y-W. Yeh, K. M. Lee, N. Yao, Y-L. Loo, and B. P. Rand, “Electrical Stress Influences the Efficiency of CH3NH3PbI3 Perovskite Light Emitting Devices,” Advanced Materials, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201605317 (2017).
  5. L. F. Zhao, Y-W. Ye, N. L. Tran, F. Wu, Z. Xiao, R. A. Kerner, Y. L. Lin, G. D. Scholes, N. Yao, and B. P. Rand, “In-situ Preparation of Metal Halide Perovskite Nanocrystal Thin Films for Improved Light Emitting Devices,” ACS Nano, DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.7b00404 (2017).
  6. V. H. Tam, C. Sosa, R. Liu, N. Yao, and R. D. Priestley, “Nanomedicine as a non-invasive strategy for drug delivery across the blood brain barrier,” International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 515, (2) 331–342 (2016).
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  1.  T.-W. Koh, J. A. Spechler, K. M. Lee, C. B. Arnold, and B. R. Rand, "Enhanced outcoupling in organic light emitting diodes via a high-index contrast scattering layer," ACS Photonics, 2, 1366, 2015

  2. N.C. Davy, G. Man, R. Kerner, M. Fusella, G.E. Purdum, M. Sezen, B.P. Rand, A. Kahn, Y.-L. Loo, “Contorted Hexabenzocoronenes with Extended Heterocyclic Moieties Improve Visible Light Absorption and Performance in Organic Solar Cells” Chemistry of Materials 28, 673, 2016.
  3. R. Hallani, K. Thorley, A.K. Hailey, S. Parkin, Y.-L. Loo, J.E. Anthony, “The effect of regioisomerism on the crystal packing and device performance of desymmetrized anthradithiophenes” Journal of Materials Chemistry C 3, 8956, 2015
  4. L. S. Hollister, G. J. MacPherson, L. Bindi, C. Lin, Y. Guan, N. Yao, J. M. Eiler, P. J. Steinhardt, “Redox Reactions between Cu-Al Metal and Silicates in the Khatyrka Meteorite”, Lunar and Planetary Science Conference Proceedings, 46, 2394 (2015).
  5. P. Zhao, F. Wu, C. X. Kronawitter, Z. Chen, N. Yao, and B. E. Koel, “Facet-Controlled Synthesis of Ni-Doped    -Fe2O3 Nanoplates for Enhanced Water Oxidation Activity,” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, DOI: 10.1039/c5cp04555j (2015)
  6. K. Kan-Dapaah, N. Rahbar, A. Tahlil, D. Crosson, N. Yao, W. Soboyejo, “Mechanical and Hyperthermic Properties of Magnetic Nanocomposites for Biomedical Applications,” Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 49:118–128, DOI:10.1016/j.jmbbm.2015.04.023 (2015). H. Zheng, S. Y. Xu, G. Bian, C. Guo, G. Chang, D.
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Y. Zha, P. T. Lin, L. Kimmerling, A. Agarwal, and C. B. Arnold, ”Inverted-rib chalcogenide waveguides by solution processing,” ACS Photonics 1, 153-157. [read](link is external)

Y. Ren, A.K. Hailey, A.M. Hiszpanski, and Y.-L. Loo, “Isoindigo-containing Molecular Semiconductors: Effect of Backbone Extension on Molecular Organization and Solar Cell Performance,” Chemistry of Materials 26, 6570. [read](link is external)

A.M. Hiszpanski, R. Baur, B. Kim, N. Tremblay, C. Nuckolls, A. Woll, and Y.-L. Loo, “Tuning Polymorphism and Orientation in Organic Semiconductor Thin Films via Post-deposition Processing,” Journal of the American Chemical Society 136, 15749. [read](link is external)

C. Lu, J. M. P. Almeida, N. Yao, and C. Arnold, “Fabrication of Uniformly Dispersed Nanoparticle-doped Chalcogenide Glass,” Applied Physics Letters 105 , 261906. [read](link is external)

R. Liu, F. Qu, Y. Guo, N. Yao, and R. D. Priestley, “Gold @Carbon Yolk-Shell Nanostructures via One-Step Core-Shell-Shell Template,” ChemComm 50 [4] 478-80. [read](link is external)


Xu, Y.W. Yeh, G. Poirier, M.C. McAlpine, R.A. Register, and N. Yao, “Flexible Piezoelectric PMN–PT Nanowire-Based Nanocomposite and Device,” Nano Letters, 13, 2393-2398. [read](link is external)

Cung, B.J. Han, T.D. Nguyen, S. Mao, Y.W. Yeh, S.Y. Xu, R.R. Naik, G. Poirier, N. Yao, P.K. Purohit, and M.C. McAlpine, “Biotemplated Synthesis of PZT Nanowires,” Nano Letters, 13, 6197- 6202. [read](link is external)

K. Parratt and N. Yao, “Nanostructured Biomaterials and Their Applications,” Nanomaterials, 3, 242-271 [read]