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Book and Book Chapters


Book

 

4. Z. Lin*, and Bo Li, "Soft, Hard, and Hybrid Janus Structures: Synthesis, Self-Assembly, and Applications", World Scientific Publishing Company (Singapore) (2017)

3. Z. Lin*, Yingkui Yang, and Aiqing Zhang, "Polymer-Engineered Nanostructures for Advanced Energy Applications", Springer (UK) (2017)

2. Z. Lin* and J. Wang, "Low-cost Nanomaterials: Toward Greener and More Efficient Energy Applications", Springer (UK) (2014)

1. Z. Lin*, "Evaporative self-assembly of ordered complex structures", World Scientific Publishing Company (Singapore) (2012)


Book Chapters

 

11. Y. He, J. Iocozzia and Z. Lin*, "Magnetoelectric Effect in Single-Phase Multiferroic Materials" in the book entitled "Nano/Micro-Structured Materials for Energy and Biomedical Applications" Springer Ed  (USA) (2017).

 

10. M. Wang, M. Ye, J. Iocozzia and Z. Lin*, "Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation Enabled by Nanostructured TiO2 Materials" in the book entitled "Hydrogen Production Technologies" Scrivener Publishing LLC  (USA) (2017).

 

9. James Iocozzia and Z. Lin*, "Crafting multidimensional nanocomposites: Functional materials for application in energy conversion, energy storage and optoelectronics" in the book entitled "Nanotechnology: Delivering the Promise" (ACS symposium book series; Volume 2) (2016).

 

8. M. Ye, X. Liu, J. Iocozzia, X. Liu, and Z. Lin*, "Nanostructured Materials for High Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells" in the book entitled "Nanomaterials for Sustainable Energy", Springer Ed.  (USA) (2016).

 

7. B. Li, J. Iocozzia, and Z. Lin*, "Directing Convection to Pattern Thin Polymer Films: Coffee Rings" in the book entitled "Polymer Surfaces in Motion", Springer Ed.  (USA) (2015).

 

6. J. Jung, M. He, and Z. Lin*, "Inorganic-Organic Nanocomposites and Their Assemblies for Solar Energy Conversion" in the book entitled "Organic Solar Cells: Materials, Devices, Interfaces, and Modeling", CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group  (USA) (2014).

 

5. M. Ye, M. Lv, C. Chen, J. Iocozzia, C. Lin and Z. Lin*, "Design, fabrication, and modification of cost-effective nanostructured TiO2 for solar energy applications" in the book entitled "Low-cost Nanomaterials: toward greener and more efficient energy applications", Springer (UK) (2014).

 

4. J. Wang, X. Xin, D. Vennerbergl and Z. Lin*, "Quantum-dot sensitized three dimensional nanostructures for photovoltaics applications" in the book entitled "Three-dimensional nanostructures", Springer (UK) (2011).

 

3. M. Byun and Z. Lin*, "Robust self-assembly of highly ordered complex structures by controlled evaporation of confined microfluids" in the book entitled "Evaporative self-assembly of ordered complex structures", World Scientific Publishing Company (Singapore) (2012).

 

2. J. Wang, L. Zhao, and M. Goodman, and Z. Lin*, "Semiconducting nanostructures for new energy generating and novel bio-detecting" in the book entitled, "Encyclopedia of semiconductor nanotechnology", American Scientific Publishers (USA) (2011).

 

1. J. Wang and Z. Lin*, "Nanostructured Semiconducting, Magnetic and Ferroelectric Crystals: Synthesis and Applications" in "Metal Oxide Nanostructures and Their Applications", Volume 2, edited by A. Umar and Y. B. Hahn, American Scientific Publisher (ASP) (USA) (2009).



Peer Reviewed Journal Papers (2005-2017)

 

                 

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2017

 

 

216. M. He, B. Li, X. Cui, B. Jiang, Y. He, Y. Chen, D. O’Neil, P. Szymanski, M. A. EI-Sayed, J. Huang, and Z. Lin*, "Meniscus-Assisted Solution Printing of Large-Grained Perovskite Films for High-Efficiency Solar Cells”, Nature Communications. 8, 16045 (2017).[PDF].

 

215. Y. Chen, D. Yang, Y. J. Yoon, X. Pang, Z. Wang, J. Jung, Y. He, Y. W. Harn, M. He, S. Zhang, G. Zhang*, and Z. Lin*, "Hairy Uniform Permanently-Ligated Hollow Nanoparticles with Precise Dimension Control and Tunable Optical Properties”, Journal of the American Chemical Society. 139, 12956 (2017).[PDF].

 


 

214. Y. He, X. Pang, B. Jiang, C. Feng, Y. Harn, Y. Chen, Y. Yoon, S. Pan, C.-H. Lu, Y.Chang, M. Zebarjadi, Z. Kang, N. Thadhani, J. Peng, and Z. Lin*, "Unconventional route to uniform hollow semiconducting nanoparticles with tailorable dimensions, compositions, surface chemistry and near-infrared absorption”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 56, 12946 (2017).[PDF]. (selected as a Very Important Paper (VIP); featured on the Cover of Angewandte Chemie International Edition)

 


 

213. X. Li, J. Iocozzia, Y. Chen, S. Zhao, X. Cui, W. Wang, H. Yu, S. Lin, and Z. Lin*, "Functional Nanoparticles Enabled by Block Copolymer Templates: from Precision Synthesis of Block Copolymers to Properties and Applications of Nanoparticles”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition (in press).

 

212. B. Li, B. Jiang, W. Han, M. He, X. Li, W. Wang, S. Hong, M. Byun, S. Lin, and Z. Lin*, "Harnessing Colloidal Crack via Flow-Enabled Self-Assembly”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 56, 4554 (2017).[PDF]. (selected as a Very Important Paper (VIP); featured on the Cover of Angewandte Chemie International Edition)

 


 

211. X. Cui, P. Xiao, J. Wang, M. Zhou, W. Guo, Y. Yang, Y. He, Z. Wang, Y. Yang, Y. Zhang*, and Z. Lin*, "Highly Branched Metal Alloy Networks with Superior Activities for Methanol Oxidation Reaction”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 56, 4488 (2017).[PDF].

 


 

210. B. Jiang, Y. He, B. Li, S. Zhao, S. Wang, Y. He, and Z. Lin*, "Polymer-Templated Formation of Polydopamine-Coated SnO2 Nanocrystals: Anodes for Cyclable Lithium-Ion Batteries”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 56, 1869 (2017).[PDF]. (selected as a Very Important Paper (VIP); featured on the Cover of Angewandte Chemie International Edition)

 


 

209. X. Liu, J. Ioccozia, Y. Wang, X. Cui, Y. Chen, S. Zhao, Z. Li, and Z. Lin*, "Noble Metal-Metal Oxide Nanohybrids with Tailored Nanostructures for Efficient Solar Energy Conversion, Photocatalysis and Environmental Remediation”, Energy & Environmental Science. 10, 402 (2017).[PDF]. (featured on the Cover of Energy & Environmental Science)

 


 

208. J. Iocozzia and Z. Lin*, "A clean and simple route to soft, biocompatible nanocapsules via UV-crosslinkable azido-hyperbranched polyglycerol”, Macromolecules. 50, 4906 (2017).[PDF].

 


 

207. W. Xu, P. Ye, J. Iocozzia, H. Zhang, Y. Yuan*, and Z. Lin*, "A general and rapid approach to crystalline metal sulfide nanoparticle synthesis for photocatalytic H2 generation”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 5, 21669 (2017).[PDF].

 


 

206. X. Li, K. Qian, Y. He,* C. Liu, D. An, Y. Li, D. Zhou, Z. Lin*, B. Li, Q. Yang and F. Kang, "A dual-functional gel-polymer electrolyte for lithium ion batteries with superior rate and safety performances”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 5, 18888 (2017).[PDF].

 


 

205. J. Cai, J. Huang, M. Ge, J. Iocozzia, Z. Lin*, K. Zhang, and Y. Lai*, "Immobilization of Pt nanoparticles via rapid and reusable electropolymerization of dopamine on TiO2 nanotube arrays for reversible SERS substrates and non-enzymatic glucose sensors”, Small. 13, 1604240 (2017).[PDF].

 


 

204. S. Zhao, Z. Wang, Y. He, B. Jiang, Y. Harn, X. Liu, F. Yu, F. Feng, Q. Shen, and Z. Lin*, "Interconnected Ni(HCO3)2 Hollow Spheres Enabled by Self-Sacrificial Templating with Enhanced Lithium Storage Properties”, ACS Energy Letters. 2, 111 (2017).[PDF].

 


 

203. Y. Li, S. Wang, Y. He, L. Tang, Y. V. Kaneti, W. Lv, Z. Lin, B. Li, Q. Yang and F. Kang, "Li-ion and Na-ion transportation and storage properties in various sized TiO2 spheres with hierarchical pores and high tap density”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 5, 4359 (2017).[PDF]. (featured on the Back Cover of Journal of Materials Chemistry A)

 


 

202. P. Ye, X. Liu, J. Iocozzia, Y. Yuan,* L. Gu, G. Xu, and Z. Lin*, "Highly stable non-noble metal Ni2P co-catalyst for increased H2 generation by g-C3N4 under visible light irradiation”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 5, 8493 (2017).[PDF].

 


 

201. M. Smith, S. Malak, J. Jung, Y. Yoon, C. Lin, S. Kim, K. Lee, R. Ma, T. White, T.. Bunning, Z. Lin, and V. Tsukruk, "Robust, Uniform, and Highly Emissive Quantum Dot-Polymer Films and Patterns Using Thiol-ene Chemistry”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 9, 17435 (2017).[PDF].

 


 

200. C. Lin, Q. Zeng, E. Lafalce, M. J. Smith, S. T. Malak, J. Jung, Y. J. Yoon, Z. Lin, V. Vardeny, and V. V. Tsukruk,, "Large-Scale Robust Quantum Dot Microdisk Lasers with Controlled High Quality Cavity Modes”, Advanced Optical Materials. 5, 1700011 (2017).[PDF].

 


 

199. S. Malak, M. Smith, Y. Yoon, C. Lin, Z. Lin, and V. Tsukruk, "Programmed Emission Transformations: Negative-to-Positive Patterning Using the Decay-to-Recovery Behavior of Quantum Dots”, Advanced Optical Materials. 5, 1600509 (2017).[PDF].

 


 

198. S. Malak, G. Liang, R. Thevamaran, Y. Yoon, M. Smith, J. Jung, C. Lin, Z. Lin, E. L. Thomas, and V. Tsukruk, "High-resolution quantum dot photopatterning via interference lithography assisted microstamping”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 121, 13370 (2017).[PDF].

 


 

197. S. Malak, Y. Yoon, M. Smith, C. Lin, J. Jung, Z. Lin, and V. Tsukruk, "Decay-to-recovery behavior and on-off recovery of photoluminescence intensity from core/shell quantum dots”, ACS Photonics. 4, 1691 (2017).[PDF].

 


 

196. M. Ye, C. He, J. Iocozzia, X. Liu, X. Cui, X. Meng, M. Rager, X. Hong, X. Liu,, and Z. Lin*, "Recent advances in interfacial engineering of perovskite solar cells”, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 50, 373002 (2017).[PDF].

 

195. M. Ge, J. Cai, J. Iocozzia, C. Cao, J. Huang, X. Zhang, J. Shen, S. Wang, S. Zhang, K. Zhang, Y. Lai, and Z. Lin*, "A review of TiO2 nanostructured catalysts for sustainable H2 generation”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 42, 8418 (2017).[PDF].

 


 

194. L. Sun, Z. Wu, S. Xiang, J. Yu, Y. Wang, C. Lin, and Z. Lin*, "High-Efficiency Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Generation Enabled by p-Type Semiconductor Nanoparticles-Decorated n-Type Nanotube Arrays”, RSC Advances. 7, 17551 (2017).[PDF].

 


 

193. R. Liu, W. Su, C. Shen, J. Iocozzia, S. Zhao, K. Yuan, N. Zhang, C. Wang, and Z. Lin*, "Hydrothermal synthesis of hollow SnO2 spheres with excellent electrochemical performance for anodes in lithium ion batteries”, Materials Research Bulletin. 96, 443 (2017).[PDF].

 


 

2016

 

192. X. Pang, Y. He, J. Jung, and Z. Lin*, "1D Nanocrystals with Precisely Controlled Dimension, Composition and Architecture”, Science. 353, 1268 (2016). [Abstract][Reprint][Full text]. (Highlighted by: [Georgia Institute of Technology])

 

191. Y. Guo, J. Li, Y. Yuan*, L. Li, M. Zhang, C. Zhou, and Z. Lin*, "A Rapid Microwave-Assisted Thermolysis Route to Highly Crystalline Carbon Nitrides for High-Efficiency Hydrogen Generation”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 55, 14693 (2016).[PDF]. (selected as a Very Important Paper (VIP))

 


 

190. S. Pan, L. He, J. Peng*, F. Qiu, and Z. Lin*, "Chemical-Bonding-Directed Hierarchical Assembly of Nanoribbon-Shaped Nanocomposites of Gold Nanorods and Poly(3-hexylthiophene)”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 55, 8686 (2016).[PDF]. (selected as a Very Important Paper (VIP); featured on the Cover of Angewandte Chemie International Edition)

 


189. J. Jung, C. Lin, Y. Yoon, S. T. Malak, Y. Zhai, E. Thomas, V. Vardeny, V. V. Tsukruk, and Z. Lin*, "Crafting Core/Graded Shell/Shell Quantum Dots with Suppressed Re-absorption and Tunable Stokes Shift as High Optical Gain Materials”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 55, 5071 (2016).[PDF]. (selected as a Very Important Paper (VIP))

 


 

188. M. He, X. Pang, X. Liu, B. Jiang, Y. He, H. Snaith, and Z. Lin*, "Monodisperse Dual-Functional Upconversion Nanoparticles-Enabled Near-Infrared Organolead Halide Perovskite Solar Cells”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 55, 4280 (2016).[PDF]. (selected as a Very Important Paper (VIP); featured on the Cover of Angewandte Chemie International Edition)

 


 

187. S. Wu, C. Han, J. Iocozzia, M. Lu, R. Ge, R. Xu, and Z. Lin*, "Germanium-based Nanomaterials for Rechargeable Batteries”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 55, 7898 (2016).[PDF].

 


186. Y. Yang, C. Han, B. Jiang, J. Iocozzia, D. Shi, T. Jiang, and Z. Lin*, "Graphene-based Materials with Tailored Nanostructures for Energy Conversion and Storage”, Materials Science and Engineering R: Reports. 102, 1 (2016). [PDF]. (featured on the Cover of Materials Science and Engineering R: Reports)

 


 

185. B. Jiang, C. Han, B. Li, Y. He, and Z. Lin*, "In-situ Crafting of  ZnFe2O4 Nanoparticles Impregnated within Continuous Carbon Network as Advanced Anode Materials”, ACS Nano. 10, 2728 (2016).[PDF].

 


 

184. C. Wang, L. Tang, Y. He,* S. Wang, L. Gan, J. Li, H. Du, B. Li, Z. Lin*, and F. Kang*, "A robust strategy for crafting monodisperse Li4Ti5O12 nanospheres as superior rate anode for lithium ion batteries”,Nano Energy. 21, 133 (2016).[PDF].

 


 

183. M. Liu, D. Zhou, Y. He, Y. Fu, X. Qin, C. Miao, H. Du, B. Li, Q. Yang, Z. Lin, T.S. Zhao, and F. Kang, "Novel Gel Polymer Electrolyte for High-Performance Lithium-Sulfur Batteries”, Nano Energy. 22, 278 (2016).[PDF].

 


182. M. Wang, M. Ye, J. Iocozzia, C. Lin, and Z. Lin*, "Plasmon-mediated solar energy conversion via photocatalysis in noble metal/semiconductor composites”, Advanced Science. 3, 1600024 (2016). [PDF]. (featured by MaterialsViewsChina); featured on the Cover of Advanced Science)

 


181. Y. Chen,# Y. Yoon,# X. Pang, Y. He, J. Jung, C. Feng,, G Zhang*, and Z. Lin*, "Precisely Size-Tunable Monodisperse Hairy Plasmonic Nanoparticles via Amphiphilic Star-Like Block Copolymers”, Small . 12, 6714 (2016). [PDF]. (featured on the Cover of Small)

 


 

180. X. Liu, J. Yang, W. Zhao, Y. Wang, Z. Li*, and Z. Lin*, "A Simple Route to Reduced Graphene Oxide-Draped Nanocomposites with Markedly Enhanced Visible-Light Photocatalytic Performance”, Small . 12, 4077 (2016). [PDF]. (featured on the Cover of Small; featured by MaterialsViewsChina)

 


 

179. D. Bae, J. Jeong, S. Kang, M. Byun, D. Han, Z. Lin, H. Woo, and S. Hong, "A Non-conventional Route to Patterned Nanoarrays of DNA Strands for Template-Assisted Assembly of Polyfluorene Nanowires”, Small . 12, 4254 (2016). [PDF]. (featured on the Inside Front Cover of Small)

 


 

178. S. Malak, J. Jung, Y. Yoon, M. Smith, C. Lin, Z. Lin*, and V. Tsukruk*, "Large-Area Multicolor Emissive Patterns of Quantum Dot–Polymer Films via Targeted Recovery of Emission Signature”, Advanced Optical Materials. 4, 608 (2016). [PDF].

 


 

177. M. Wang, X. Pang, D, Zheng, Y. He, L. Sun, C. Lin, and Z. Lin*, "Nonepitaxial Growth of Uniform and Precisely Size-Tunable Core/Shell Nanoparticles and Their Enhanced Plasmon-Driven Photocatalysis”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 4, 7190 (2016). [PDF]. (featured on the Cover of Journal of Materials Chemistry A)

 


 

176. C. Han, Y. He, S. Wang, C.Wang, H. Du, X. Qin, Z. Lin*, B. Li*, and F. Kang, "Large Polarization of Li4Ti5O12 Lithiated to 0 V at Large Charge/Discharge Rates”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces . 8, 18788 (2016).[PDF].

 


 

175. J. Jung, Y. Yoon, and Z. Lin*, "Intimate Organic-Inorganic Nanocomposites via Rationally Designed Conjugated Polymer-Grafted Precursors”, Nanoscale. 8, 16520 (2016).[PDF].

 


 

174. J. Jung, Y. Yoon, and Z. Lin*, "Semiconducting Organic-Inorganic Nanocomposites by Intimately Tethering Conjugated Polymers to Inorganic Tetrapods”, Nanoscale. 8, 8887 (2016).[PDF].

 


 

173. J. Iocozzia, and Z. Lin*, "Solution-Stable Colloidal Gold Nanoparticles via Surfactant-free, Hyperbranched Polyglycerol-b-polystyrene Unimolecular Templates”, Langmuir . 32, 7180 (2016).[PDF].

 


 

172. C. Wan,. Y. Xu, W. Li, and Z. Lin*, "Rich Variety of Three-Dimensional Nanostructures Enabled by Geometrically Constraining Star-like Block Copolymers”, Langmuir . 32, 7908 (2016).[PDF].

 


 

171. C. Lin, E. Lafalce, J. Jung, M. J. Smith, S. T. Malak, S. Aryal, Y. J. Yoon, Y. Zhai, Z. Lin, V. Vardeny, and V. V. Tsukruk, "Core/alloyed-shell quantum dots solids with high optical gains”, ACS Photonics. 3, 647 (2016).[PDF].

 


 

170. S. Malak, Evan Lafalce, J. Jung, C. Lin, M. Smith, Z. Lin, V. Vardeny, and V. Tsukruk, "Controlling optical gain characteristics spin-cast of colloidal quantum dot films via ligand characteristics”, Journal of Materials Chemistry C. 4, 10069 (2016).[PDF].

 


 

169. L. Li, B. Li, C. Zhang, C. Tuan, Z. Lin*, C.-P. Wong*, "A Facile and Low-Cost Route to High-Aspect-Ratio Microstructures on Silicon via a Judicious Combination of Flow-Enabled Self-Assembly and Metal-assisted Chemical Etching”, Journal of Materials Chemistry C. 4, 8953 (2016).[PDF].

 


 

168. S. Pattnaik, K. Swain and Z. Lin, "Graphene and Graphene-based Nanocomposites: Biomedical Applications and Biosafety”, Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 4, 7813 (2016).[PDF].

 


 

 

2015

 

167. H. Xu, Y. Xu, X. Pang, Y. He, J. Jung, H. Xia, and Z. Lin*, "A general route to nanocrystal kebabs periodically assembled on stretched flexible polymer shish”, Science Advances. 1, e1500025 (2015).[PDF].(Highlighted by: [Science]; [Georgia Institute of Technology]; [PhysOrg]; [ScienceDaily]; [Nanowerk]; [World of Chemicals]; [Nanotechnology Now]; [Pinterest]; [Fnews]; [Nano Daily]; [TrendsSoul]; and [more])

 

166. B. Jiang, X. Pang, B. Li, and Z. Lin*, "Organic-inorganic nanocomposites via placing monodisperse ferroelectric nanocrystals in direct and permanent connect with ferroelectric polymers”, Journal of the American Chemical Society .137, 11760 (2015).[PDF].

 


165. J. Hu, A. Liu, H. Jin, D. Ma, D. Yin, P. Lin, Shun Wang,* Z. Lin* and J. Wang*, "A Versatile Strategy for Shish-Kebab-Like Multi-Heterostructured Chalcogenides and Enhanced Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution”, Journal of the American Chemical Society. 137, 11004 (2015).[PDF].

 


164. D. Yang, X. Pang, Y. He, Y. Wang, G. Chen, W. Wang, and Z. Lin*, "Precisely Size-Tunable Magnetic/Plasmonic Core/Shell Nanoparticles with Controlled Optical Properties”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 54, 12091 (2015).[PDF]

 


 

163. H. Xu, X. Pang, Y. He, M. He, J. Jung, H. Xia, and Z. Lin*, "An Unconventional Route to Monodisperse and Intimate Semiconducting Organic-Inorganic Nanocomposites”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 54, 4636 (2015).[PDF] (featured on the Cover of Angewandte Chemie International Edition).

 


162. B. Li, C. Zhang, B. Jiang, W. Han, and Z. Lin*, "Flow-Enabled Self-Assembly of Large-Scale Aligned Nanowires”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 54, 4250 (2015).[PDF]. (Selected as Very Important Paper (VIP)).

 


 

161. Y. Yang,* W. Zhan, R. Peng, C. He, X. Pang, D. Shi, T. Jiang, and Z. Lin*, "Graphene-Enabled Superior and Tunable Photomechanical Actuation in Liquid Crystalline Elastomer Nanocomposites”, Advanced Materials. 27, 6376 (2015).[PDF](featured on the Cover of Advanced Materials)

 


 

160. S. Wu, R. Xu, M. Lu, R. Ge, J. Iocozzia, C. Han, B. Jiang, and Z. Lin*, "Graphene-Containing Nanomaterials for Lithium Ion Battery”, Advanced Energy Materials. 5, 1500400 (2015).[PDF](featured on the Cover of Advanced Energy Materials)

 


 

159. S. H. Kang, W. S. Hwang, Z. Lin*, S. H. Kwon,* and S. W. Hong*, "A Robust Highly Aligned DNA Nanowire Array-Enabled Lithography for Graphene Nanoribbon Transistors”, Nano Letters. 15, 7913 (2015).[PDF].

 


 

158. K. Eom, J. Jung, V. Lair, J. Tapesh, S. Lee, Z. Lin, and T. F. Fuller "Improved stability of bare Sn electrode with high quality SEI formation for lithium ion battery”, Nano Energy. 12, 314 (2015).[PDF].

 


157. D. Zheng, X. Pang, M. Wang, Y. He, C. Lin, and Z. Lin*, "Unconventional Route to Hairy Plasmonic/Semiconductor Core/Shell Nanoparticles with Precisely Controlled Dimensions and Their Use in Solar Energy Conversion”, Chemistry of Materials. 27, 5271 (2015).[PDF].

 


156. B. Li, B. Jiang, H. Tang, and Z. Lin*, "Unconventional Seed-Mediated Growth of Ultrathin Au Nanowires in Aqueous Solution”, Chemical Science. 6, 6349 (2015).[PDF].

 


 

155. M. Wang, D. Zheng, M, Ye, X. Xu, C. Lin, L. Sun, and Z. Lin*, "One-dimensional densely aligned perovskite-decorated semiconductor heterojunctions with enhanced photocatalytic activity”, Small. 11, 1436 (2015). [PDF] (Highlighted by Materials View. [Link]; featured on the Frontispiece of Small).

 


154. C. Feng, X. Pang, Y. He, Y. Chen, G. Zhang, and Z. Lin*, "A Versatile Strategy for Uniform Hybrid Nanoparticles and Nanocapsules”, Polymer Chemistry. 6, 5190 (2015).[PDF] (featured on the Cover of Polymer Chemistry).

 


153. X. Xin, R. Biswas, B. Li, J. Jung, Y. Yoon, and Z. Lin*, "Ab initio simulation of charge transfer at the semiconductor quantum dot/TiO2 interface in quantum dot-sensitized solar cells”, Particle and Particle Systems Characterization, 32, 80 (2015). [PDF] (featured on Cover of Particle and Particle Systems Characterization).

 


152. M. Ye, X. Wen, M. Wang, J. Iocozzia, N. Zhang, C. Lin, and Z. Lin*, "Recent advances in dye-sensitized solar cells: from photoanodes, sensitizers, electrolytes to counter electrodes”, Materials Today. 18, 155 (2015).[PDF].

 

151. W. Liao, D. Zheng, J. Tian, and Z. Lin*, "Dual-functional semiconductor-decorated upconversion hollow spheres for high efficiency dye-sensitized solar cells”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 3, 23360 (2015).[PDF].

 


150. X. Liu, Z. Li, W. Zhao, C. Zhao, Y. Wang, and Z. Lin*, "A facile route to reduced graphene oxide-wrapped octahedral Cu2O with enhanced photocatalytic and photovoltaic performance”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 3, 19148 (2015).[PDF].

 


149. X. Zhang, Y. Lai, Y. Zeng, K. Zhang,* and Z. Lin*, "Fibrous and Flexible Supercapacitors Comprising Hierarchical Nanostructures with Carbon Spheres and Graphene Oxide Nanosheets”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 3, 12761 (2015).[PDF].

 


148. C. Han, D. Yang, Y. Yang, B. Jiang, Y. He, M. Wang, A. Song, Y. He, B. Li, and Z. Lin*, "Hollow Titanium Dioxide Spheres as Anode Material for Lithium Ion Battery with Largely Improved Rate Stability and Cycle Performance by Suppressing the Formation of Solid Electrolyte Interface Layer”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 3, 13340 (2015).[PDF].

 


147. D. Yang, M. Wang, B. Zhou, G. Zhang, and Z. Lin*, "An External Template-Free Route to Uniform Semiconducting Hollow Mesospheres and Their Use in Photocatalysis”, Nanoscale. 7, 12990 (2015).[PDF].

 


146. H. Tang, Y. He, B. Li, J. Jung, C. Zhang, X. Liu,* and Z. Lin*, "Continuous Crafting of Uniform Colloidal Nanocrystals by Inert-Gas-Driven Microflow Reactor”, Nanoscale. 7, 9731 (2015).[PDF].

 


145. S. Wu, Y. Lv, M. Lu, and Z. Lin*, "A Facile and Environmentally Friendly Route to Multiferroic Nanorods and Their Size-dependent Magnetic Properties”, Journal of Materials Chemistry C. 3, 3121 (2015). [PDF].

 


144. Y. Xu, C. Wang, S. Zhong, W. Li, and Z. Lin*, "Self-assembly of Miktoarm Star-Like ABn Block Copolymers: From Wet to Dry Brushes”, Langmuir. 31, 2905 (2015).[PDF].

 


 

2014

 

143. X. Cao, Q. Zhao, Z. Lin*, and H. Xia, "The chemistry of aromatic osmacycles”, Accounts of Chemical Research. 47, 341 (2014).[PDF]

 


142. X. Pang, C. Wan, M. Wang, and Z. Lin*, "Strictly biphasic soft and hard Janus structures: synthesis, properties and applications”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 53, 5524 (2014).[PDF] (Invited Review Article)

 


141. B. Li, W. Han, B. Jiang, and Z. Lin*, "Crafting threads of diblock copolymer micelles via flow-enabled self-assembly”, ACS Nano, 8, 2936 (2014). [PDF]

 


140. M. Wang, J. Ioccozia, L. Sun, C. Lin, and Z. Lin*, "Inorganic-modified semiconductor TiO2 nanotube arrays for photocatalysis”, Energy & Environmental Science , 7, 2182 (2014).[PDF] (Invited Review Article)

 


139. C. Feng, X. Pang, Y. He, B. Li, and Z. Lin*, "Robust Route to Unimolecular Core–Shell and Hollow Polymer Nanoparticles”, Chemistry of Materials. 26, 6058 (2014). [PDF] (Highlighted by ACS Noteworthy Chemistry. [Link])

 


138. J. Jung, Y. Yoon, M. He, and Z. Lin*, "Organic-Inorganic Nanocomposites Composed of Conjugated Polymers and Semiconductor Nanocrystals for Photovoltaics”, Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics, 52, 1641 (2014). [PDF] (featured on Cover of Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics).

 


137. M. He, M. Wang, C. Lin, and Z. Lin*, "Optimization of molecular organization and nanoscale morphology for high performance low bandgap polymer solar cells”, Nanoscale, 6, 3984 (2014). [PDF] (featured on Inside Front Cover of Nanoscale).

 


136. M. He, D. Zheng, M. Wang, C. Lin, and Z. Lin*, "High efficiency perovskite solar cells: from complex nanostructure to planar heterojunction”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2, 5994 (2014).[PDF] (Invited Feature Article) (featured on Cover of Journal of Materials Chemistry A).

 


135. M. Ye, M. Wang, D. Zheng, C. Lin, and Z. Lin*, "Garden-like perovskite superstructure with enhanced photocatalytic activity”, Nanoscale, 6, 3576 (2014). [PDF] (featured on Inside Front Cover of Nanoscale).

 


134. Y. Xu, W. Li, F. Qiu, and Z. Lin*, "Self-assembly of 21-arm star-like diblock copolymer in bulk and under cylindrical confinement”, Nanoscale , 6, 6844 (2014).[PDF]

 


133. S. Wu*, R. Wang, Z. Wang, and Z. Lin*, "CuGeO3 nanowires covered with graphene as anode materials of lithium ion batteries with enhanced reversible capacity and cyclic performance”, Nanoscale , 6, 8350 (2014).[PDF]

 


132. J. Ren, Q. Zou*, B. Li and Z. Lin, "High-speed atomic force microscope imaging: Adaptive multiloop mode”, Physical Review E. 90, 012405 (2014). [PDF]

 

131. R. Wang, S. Wu*, Y. Lv, and Z. Lin*, "Partially crystalline Zn2GeO4 nanorod/graphene composites as anode materials for high performance lithium ion batteries”, Langmuir, 30, 8215 (2014).[PDF]

 


130. X. Zhang, W. Liao, W. Mu, D. Zheng, Y. Zhou, W. Liu, Z. Lin, and Y. Deng* "Rational design of hybrid dye-sensitized solar cells composed of double-layered photoanodes with enhanced power conversion efficiency”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2, 11035 (2014).[PDF]

 


129. Y. H. Jang, S. T. Kochuveedu, Z. Lin, and D. H. Kim*, "Plasmonic dye-sensitized solar cells incorporated with Au-TiO2 nanostructures with tailored configuration”, Nanoscale , 6, 1823 (2014).[PDF]

 


128. H. Tang, Z. Pu, X. Huang, J. Wei, X. Liu, and Z. Lin*, "Novel blue-emitting carboxyl-functionalized poly(arylene ether nitrile)s with excellent thermal and mechanical properties”, Polymer Chemistry, 5, 3673 (2014).[PDF]

 


127. X. Pang, C. Feng, H. Xu, W. Han, X. Xin, H. Xia, and Z. Lin*, "Unimolecular micelles composed of inner coil-like blocks and outer rod-like blocks crafted by combination of living polymerization with click chemistry”, Polymer Chemistry, 5, 2747 (2014). [PDF]

 


126. M. Ye, D. Zheng, M. Wang, W. Liao, C. Lin, and Z. Lin*, "Hierarchically structured microspheres for high efficiency rutile TiO2–based dye-sensitized solar cells”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 4, 2893 (2014).[PDF]

 


125. J. Iocozzia, H. Xu, X. Pang, H. Xia, T. Bunning, T. White, and Z. Lin*, "Star-like polymer click-functionalized with small capping molecules: an initial investigation into properties and improving solubility in liquid crystals,” RSC Advances. 8, 2936 (2014). [PDF]


 


2013

 

124. X. Pang, L. Zhao, W. Han, X. Xin, and Z. Lin*, "A general and robust strategy for the synthesis of nearly monodisperse colloidal nanocrystals”, Nature Nanotechnology, 8, 426 (2013).[PDF] (Highlighted by: [Nature Nanotechnology News and Views]; [Georgia Institute of Technology]; [R&D Magazine]; [ScienceDaily]; [Science Newsline]; [Nanowerk]; [Nanotechnology Now]; [RedOrbit Inc]; [PCBDesign007]; [Azonano]; and [more])

 

123. W. Han, M. He, M. Byun, B. Li, and Z. Lin*, “Large-scale hierarchically structured conjugated polymer assemblies with enhanced electrical conductivity”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 52, 2564 (2013). [PDF] (Selected as Very Important Paper (VIP)).


122. M. Byun, W. Han, B. Li, X. Xin, and Z. Lin*, "An unconventional route to hierarchically ordered block copolymer on gradient patterned surface enabled by controlled evaporative self-assembly”,Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 52, 1122(2013). [PDF]  (Featured on the Frontispiece of Angewandte Chemie International Edition).



121. M. Ye, D. Zheng, M. Lv, C. Chen, C. Lin, and Z. Lin*, "Hierarchically structured nanotubes for highly efficient dye-sensitized solar cells”, Advanced Materials, 25, 3039 (2013).[PDF] (featured on the Frontispiece of Advanced Materials).



120. W. Han, B. Li, and Z. Lin*, "Drying-mediated assembly of colloidal nanoparticles into large-scale microchannels”, ACS Nano , 7, 6079 (2013).[PDF]



119. B. Li, W. Han, M. Byun, L. Zhu, Q. Zou, and Z. Lin*, "Macroscopic highly aligned DNA nanowires created by controlled evaporative self-assembly”, ACS Nano, 7, 4326 (2013).[PDF]



118. M. Wang, L. Sun, Z. Lin*, J. Cai, K. Xie, and C. Lin, "p-n heterojunction photoelectrodes composed of Cu2O-loaded TiO2 nanotube arrays with enhanced photoelectrochemical and photoelectrocatalytic activities”, Energy & Environmental Science, 6, 1211 (2013).[PDF]


117. M. He, F. Qiu, and Z. Lin*, "Towards high-performance polymer-based thermoelectric materials”, Energy & Environmental Science, 6, 1352 (2103). [PDF] (Invited Review) (featured on the Cover of Energy & Environmental Science).



116. M. He, F. Qiu, and Z. Lin*, "Towards high performance organic-inorganic hybrid solar cells: bringing conjugated polymers and inorganic nanocrystals in close contact”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 4, 1788 (2013).[PDF] (featured on the Cover of The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters).



115. M. Ye, H. Liu, C. Lin, and Z. Lin*,Hierarchical rutile TiO2 flower clusters based high efficiency dye-sensitized solar cells via direct hydrothermal growth on conducting substrates”, Small, 9, 312( (2013). [PDF]



114. X. Pang, Y. He, B. Jiang, J. Iocozzia, L. Zhao, H. Guo, J. Liu, M. Akinc, X. Tan, N. Bowler, and Z. Lin*, "Block copolymer/ferroelectric nanoparticle nanocomposites”, Nanoscale. 5, 8695 (2013).[PDF]

 


113. X. Xin, H. Liu, M. Ye, and Z. Lin*, "Semiconductor hierarchically structured flower-like clusters for dye-sensitized solar cells with nearly 100% charge collection efficiency”, Nanoscale. 5, 11220 (2013).[PDF]

 


112. S. Wu, Z. Wang, X. Ouyang, and Z. Lin*, "Core/Shell Zn2GeO4 Nanorods and Their Size-Dependent Photoluminescence Properties”, Nanoscale. 5, 12335 (2013).[PDF]

 


111. L. Zhao, C. Feng, X. Pang, J. Jung, M. C. Stefan, P. Sista, R. Han, N. Fang, and Z. Lin*, "Self-assembly of conjugated triblock copolymer at the air/water interface”, Soft Matter, 33, 8050 (2013).[PDF]



110. J. Jung, X. Pang, C. Feng, and Z. Lin*, "Semiconducting conjugated polymer-inorganic tetrapods nanocomposites”, Langmuir , 25, 8086 (2013).[PDF]



109. X. Pang, L. Zhao, C. Feng, R. Wu, and Z. Lin*, “Functional copolymer brushes composed of hydrophobic backbone and densely grafted conjugated side chains via a combination of click chemistry with living polymerization”, Polymer Chemistry, 4, 2025 (2013) [PDF].


108. J. Liu, H. Guo, X. Pang, X. Tan, M. Akinc, Z. Lin, N. Bowler,"Dynamics of polystyrene-b-poly(methylmethacrylate) (PS-b-PMMA) diblock copolymers and PS/PMMA blends: a dielectric study”, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 359, 27 (2013). [PDF]

 

107. H. Ma, X. Pang, J. Jung, L. Zhao, C. Feng, W. Han, X. Xin, and Z. Lin*, "Synthesis and characterization of semiconducting conjugated polymer-nanowire nanocomposites”, Science of Advanced Materials , 5, 727 (2013).

 

2012

 

106. M. Ye, J. Gong, Y. Lai, C. Lin, and Z. Lin*,High efficiency photoelectrocatalytic hydrogen generation enabled by palladium quantum dots sensitized TiO2 nanotube arrays”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134, 15720 (2012). [PDF]

 

 

105. W. Han, M. Byun, B. Li, X. Pang, and Z. Lin*,A simple route to hierarchically assembled micelles and inorganic nanoparticles”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 51, 12588 (2012). [PDF] (Selected as Hot Paper by the Editors).



104. W. Han and Z. Lin*, "Learning from "coffee rings": ordered structures enabled by controlled evaporative self-assembly", Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 51, 1534 (2012). [PDF] (Invited Review) (featured on the Frontispiece of Angewandte Chemie International Edition.)

 

 

103. L. Zhao and Z. Lin*, “Crafting semiconductor organic-inorganic nanocomposites via placing conjugated polymers in intimate contact with nanocrystals for hybrid solar cells”, Advanced Materials, 24, 4353 (2012) [PDF] (Invited Review) (featured on Inside Front Cover of Advanced Materials).

 

 

102. Y. Jang, X. Xin, M. Byun, Y. Jiang, Z. Lin* and D. Kim, "An unconventional route to high-efficiency dye-sensitized solar cells via embedding graphitic thin films into TiO2 nanoparticle photoanode", Nano Letters, 12, 479 (2012).[PDF]

 

 

101. M. He, J. Ge, Z. Lin, X. Wang, H. Lu, Y. Yang, and F. Qiu, “Thermopower enhancement in conducting polymer nanocomposites via carrier energy scattering at organic/inorganic semiconductor interface”, Energy & Environmental Science, 5, 8351 (2012) [PDF].

 

 

100. M. He, J. Jung, F. Qiu, Z. Lin*, "Graphene-based transpant flexible electrodes for polymer solar cells", Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22, 24254 (2012). [PDF] (Invited Feature Article).

 

 

99. S. W. Kwon, T. Y. Kim, W. K. Park, H. Kim, Y. Kim, Z. Lin, K. S. Suh, D. H. Yoon, and W. S. Yang, “Large-scale patterning by the roll-based evaporation-induced self-assembly“, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22, 22844 (2012) [PDF].

 

 

98. H. Z. Guo, Y. Mudryk, M. I. Ahmad, X. C. Pang, L. Zhao, M. Akinc, V. K. Pecharsky, N. Bowler, Z. Lin, and X. Tan, “Structure evolution and dielectric behavior of polystyrene-capped barium titanate nanoparticles”, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22, 23944 (2012).[PDF]

 

 

 

97. J. Wang and Z. Lin*, “Dye-sensitized TiO2 nanotube solar cells: rational structural and surface engineering on TiO2 nanotubes”, Chemistry - An Asian Journal , 7 , 2754 (2012). [PDF] (Invited Review) (featured on the Frontispiece of Chemistry - An Asian Journal.).

 



96. X. Xin, J. Wang, W. Han, M. Ye and Z. Lin*, "Dye-sensitized solar cells based on a nanoparticle/nanotube bilayer structure and their equivalent circuit analysis", Nanoscale, 4, 964 (2012). [PDF]

 

 

95. M. Ye, D. Vennerberg, C. Lin, and Z. Lin*, "Nanostructured TiO2 architectures for environmental and energy applications", Journal of Nanoscience Letters, 2, 1 (2012). [PDF] (Invited Review) (featured on Cover of Journal of Nanoscience Letters).

 

 

 

 

2011

 

94. X. Xin, M. He, W. Han, and Z. Lin*, "Low-cost CZTS counter electrodes for high-efficiency dye sensitized solar cells”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 50, 11739 (2011). [PDF] (Selected as Very Important Paper (VIP); featured by Nanowerk; featured on the Front Cover of Angewandte Chemie International Edition).

 

 

93. L. Zhao, X. Pang, R. Adhikary, J. Petrich, and Z. Lin*, "Semiconductor Anisotropic Nanocomposites Obtained by Directly Coupling Conjugated Polymers with Quantum Rods”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 50, 3958 (2011). [PDF] (Featured on Inside Front Cover of Angewandte Chemie International Edition; Featured on Nanowerk; highlighted by MRS Bulletin (the June 2011 issue (Vol 36, PP 405)) [Link].)

 

 

92. L. Zhao, X. Pang, R. Adhikary, J. Petrich, M. Jeffries-EL, and Z. Lin*, "Organic-inorganic nanocomposites by placing conjugated polymers in intimate contact with quantum rods”, Advanced Materials, 23, 2844 (2011). [PDF] (featured on Frontispiece of Advanced Materials (July 5 issue)).

 

 

91. M. Ye, X. Xin, C. Lin, and Z. Lin*, "High efficiency dye-sensitized solar cells based on hierarchically structured nanotubes”, Nano Letters, 11, 3214 (2011). [PDF]

 

 

90. M. He, W. Han, J. Ge,Y. L. Yang, F. Qiu, and Z. Lin*, "All-conjugated poly(3-alkylthiophene) diblock copolymer-based bulk heterojunction solar cells with controlled molecular organization and nanoscale morphology", Energy & Environmental Science, 4, 2894 (2011). [PDF]

 

 

89. M. Byun, W. Han, B. Li, S. Hong, J. Cho, Q. Zou, and Z. Lin*, "Guided organization of λ-DNA into microring arrays from liquid capillary bridge”, Small, 12, 1641 (2011). [PDF] (Featured by Materials Views).

 

 

88. M. He, F. Qiu, and Z. Lin*, "Conjugated rod-coil and rod-rod block copolymers for photovoltaic applications”, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 17039 (2011). [PDF] (Invited Feature Article) (featured on the Front Cover of Journal of Materials Chemistry).

 

 

87. L. Zhao and Z. Lin*, "Self-assembly of non-linear polymers at the air/water interface: effect of molecular architecture”, Soft Matter, 7, 10520 (2011). [PDF] (Invited Review) (identified as a ‘Hot Article’ for Soft Matter; featured on the Front Cover of Soft Matter).

 

 

86. J. Wang, X. Xin, and Z. Lin*, "Cu2ZnSnS4 nanocrystals and graphene quantum dots for photovoltaics”, Nanoscale, 3, 3040 (2011). [PDF] (Invited Feature Article; amongst the top ten accessed articles from the online version of Nanoscale (both in July and August)).

 

 

85. A.Bhuwalka, F. Mike, M. He, J. Intemann, T. Nelson, D. Ewan, A. Roggers, Z. Lin, M. Jeffries-EL, "Quaterthiophene-benzobisazole copolymers for photovoltaic cells: effect of heteroatom placement and substitution on the optical and electronic properties", Macromolecules, 44, 9611 (2011). [PDF]

 

 

84. X. Pang, L. Zhao, C. Feng, and Z. Lin*, "Novel amphiphilic multi-arm, star-kike coil-rod diblock copolymers via a combination of click chemistry with living polymerization", Macromolecules, 44, 7176 (2011). [PDF]

 

 

83. X. Pang, L. Zhao, M. Akinc, J. K. Kim, and Z. Lin*, "Novel amphiphilic multi-arm, star-like block copolymers as unimolecular micelles”, Macromolecules, 44, 3746 (2011). [PDF]

 

 

82. J. Wang, D.  Vennerberg and Z. Lin*, "Quantum dots sensitized solar cells", Journal of Nanoengineering and Nanomanufacturing, 1, 155 (2011). [PDF] (Invited Review).

 

81. X. Xin, M. Scheiner, M. Ye and Z. Lin*, "Surface-treated TiO2 nanoparticles for dye-sensitized solar cells with remarkably enhanced performance", Langmiur, 27, 14594 (2011). [PDF]

 

 

80. S. Kwon, T. Kim, Y. Kim, K. Suh, Z. Lin, D. Yoon, and W. Yang, "Micropatterns of reduced graphene oxide (RG-O) platelets crafted by self-assembled template", Soft Matter, 7, 6811 (2011). [PDF]

 

 

 

79. W. Han, M. Byun and Z. Lin*, "Assembling and positioning latex nanoparticles via controlled evaporative self-assembly”, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 16968 (2011). [PDF]

 

 

78. M. He, W. Han, J. Ge, W. Yu, Y. L. Yang, F. Qiu, and Z. Lin*, "Annealing effects on the photovoltaic performance of all-conjugated poly(3-alkylthiophene) diblock copolymer-based bulk heterojunction solar cells”, Nanoscale, 3, 3159 (2011). [PDF]

 

 

77. K. Schlichting, T. M. Copeland-Johnson, M. Goodman, R. J. Lipert, T. O. McKinley, Z. Lin, J. A. Martin, T. Prozorov, X. Liu, and S. Mallapragada, "Synthesis of a novel photopolymerized nanocomposite hydrogel for treatment of acute mechanical damage to cartilage”, Acta Biomaterialia, 7, 3094 (2011). [PDF]

 

76. W.Han, M. Byun, L. Zhao, J. Rzayev, and Z. Lin*, "Controlled evaporative self-assembly of hierarchically structured bottlebrush block copolymer with nanochannels”, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 14248 (2011). [PDF]

 

 

75. E. A. Stefanescu, X. Tan, Z. Lin, N. Bowler and M. R. Kessler, "Fiberglass reinforced PMMA-ceramic structural composites for multifunctional capacitor applications”, Polymer, 52, 2016 (2011). [PDF]

 

 

74. S. W. Kwon, M. Byun, Z. Lin*, and W. S. Yang, "Simple route to ridge optical waveguide fabricated via controlled evaporative assembly”, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 5230 (2011). [PDF]

 

 

73. S. Pattnaik, K. Swain, S. Mallick, and Z. Lin, "Effect of casting solvent on crystallinity of ondansetron in transdermal films”, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 406, 106 (2011). [PDF]

 


72. D. Vennerberg and Z. Lin*, "Upconversion nanocrystals: synthesis, properties, assembly and applications”, Science of Advanced Materials, 3,26 (2011). [PDF] (Invited Review; Publisher: American Scientific Publisher; featured on Cover).

 


71. C. Wang, K. Xie, L. Sun, M. Wang, Z. Lin, and C. Lin, "Room temperature one-step synthesis of the microarrays of N-doped flower-like anatase TiO2 composed of well-defined multilayer nanoflakes by Ti anodization”, Nanotechnology, 22, 305607 (2011). [PDF]

 

 

 

2010

 

70. M. Byun, N. B. Bowden, and Z. Lin*, "Hierarchically organized structures engineered from controlled evaporative self-assembly", Nano Letters, 10, 3111 (2010). [PDF]

 

69. M. He, L. Zhao, J. Wang, W. Han, Y. L. Yang, F. Qiu, and Z. Lin*, "Self-assembly of all-conjugated poly(3-alkylthiophene) diblock copolymer nanostructures from mixed selective solvents", ACS Nano, 4, 3241, (2010). [PDF] (Featured as an In Nano selection).

 

68. M. Goodman, L. Zhao, and Z. Lin*, "Self-assembly of CdTe tetrapods into network monolayers at air/water interface", ACS Nano, 4, 2043 (2010). [PDF]

 

67. J. Wang and Z. Lin*, "Dye sensitized TiO2 nanotube solar cell with markedly enhanced performance via rational surface engineering", Chemitry of Materials, 22 , 579 (2010). [PDF] (Featured on the Cover of Chemistry of Materials ).

 

66. M. Byun, W. Han, F. Qiu, Ned B. Bowden, and Z. Lin*, "Self-assembly: hierarchically ordered structures enabled by controlled evaporative self-assembly", Small, 20, 2250 (2010). [PDF] (Featured as featured on the Inside Front Cover of Small; featured on materials science news site MaterialsViews.com).

 

65. E. A. Stefanescu, X. Tan, Z. Lin, N. Bowler and M. R. Kessler, "PMMA-cermanic structural composites for multifunctional capacitors", Polymer, 51, 5823 (2010). [PDF].   

 

64. Z. Lin*, "Controlled evaporative assembly of polymers from confined solutions", Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 8, 24, 2552 (2010). [PDF] (Invited Perspective; Featured on Cover of Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics

 

63. J. Wang, X. Pang, M. Aknic, and Z. Lin*, "Synthesis and characterization of perovskite PbTiO3 nanoparticles with solution processibility", Journal of Materials Chemistry, 20 , 5945 (2010). [PDF]

 

62. V. Kozlovskaya, E. Kharlampieva, K. Jones, Z. Lin, and V. V. Tsukruk, "PH-controlled assembly and properties of LbL membranes from branched poly(alkoxythiophene sulfonate) and various polycations", Langmuir, 26, 7138 (2010). [PDF]

 

61. L Zhao, J. Wang and Z. Lin*, "Semiconducting nanocrystals, conjugated Polymers, and conjugated polymer/nanocrystal nanohybrids and their use in solar cells", Frontiers of Chemistry in China (Invited Review; Publisher: Springer) 5, 33 (2010). [PDF]

 

60. K. S. K. Karuppiah, A. L. Bruck, S. Sundararajan, J. Wang, and Z. Lin, "Friction and wear behavior of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene as a function of crystallinity in the presence of the phospholipid DPPC (dipalmitoyl phosphatidylcholine)", Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B—Applied Biomaterials, 93B, 351 (2010). [PDF]

 

2009

 

59. S. Hong, J. Wang, and Z. Lin*, "Evolution of ordered block copolymer serpentines into a macroscopic, hierarchically ordered web", Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 48, 8356 (2009). [PDF] (highlighted by Nanowerk: Nanotechnology fabrication with 'coffee rings' on September 30; featured by Chemical & Engineering News on October 5 (C&EN News: Evaporating Polymer Produces Webby Patterns) [Link]; and also highlighted by MRS Bulletin (the December 2009 issue: Hierarchical Topographies Created by Controlled Evaporation of a Block Copolymer Solution) [Link]).

 

58. S. W. Hong, M. Byun, and Z. Lin*, "Robust self-assembly of highly ordered complex structures by controlled evaporation of confined microfluids", Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 48, 512 (2009). [PDF] (Selected as Very Important Paper (VIP); featured on Inside Front Cover of Angewandte Chemie International Edition (Jan 5, 2009 issue))

 

57. M. Goodman, J. Xu, J. Wang, and Z. Lin*, "Semiconductor organic-inorganic nanocomposites at the air/water interface and their photovoltaic performance", Chemistry of Materials, 21, 934 (2009). [PDF]

 

56. M. Byun, R. Laskowski, M. He, F. Qiu, M. Jeffries-EL, and Z. Lin*, "Controlled evaporative self-assembly of hierarchically structured regioregular conjugated polymers", Soft Matter, 5, 1583 (2009). [PDF] (featured on Front Cover of Soft Matter (Issue 8)).

 

55. L. Guo, J. Wang, Z. Lin, S. Gacek, and X. Wang, " Anisotropic thermal transport in highly ordered amorphous TiO2 nanotube arrays", Journal of Applied Physics, 106 , 123526 (2009). [PDF]

 

54. L. Zhao, M. Byun, J. Rzayev, and Z. Lin*, "Polystyrene−polylactide bottlebrush block copolymer at the air/water interface", Macromolecules, 42, 9027 (2009). [PDF]

 

53. L. Zhao, M. Goodman, N. B. Bowden, and Z. Lin*, "Self-assembly of ultrahigh molecular weight comb block copolymer at the air/water interface", Soft Matter 5, 4698 (2009). [PDF]

 

52. M. Byun, J. Wang, and Z. Lin*, "Organization of polymer-dispersed liquid crystals from a liquid bridge", Acta Physico-Chimica Sinica, 25, 1249 (2009). [PDF] (Invited Article).

 

51. M. Byun, J. Wang, and Z. Lin*, "Massively ordered microstructures composed of magnetic nanoparticles", Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 21, 264014 (2009). [PDF]

 

50. J. Wang, L. Zhao, V. S.Y. Lin and Z. Lin*, "Anodic formation of various TiO2 nanostructures from electrochemically anodized titanium", Journal of Materials Chemistry, 19, 3682 (2009). [PDF]

 

49. J. Wang and Z. Lin*, "Formation of ordered TiO2 nanotube arrays: effects of electrolyte temperature and anodization potential", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 113, 4026 (2009). [PDF]

 

48. Y. Yan, Q. Zou, and Z. Lin, "A control approach to high-speed probe-based nanofabrication", Nanotechnology, 20, 175301 (2009). [PDF]

 


2008

 

47. S.W. Hong, W. Jeong, H. Ko, M. Kessler, V. V. Tsukruk, and Z. Lin*, "Directed self-assembly of gradient concentric carbon nanotube rings", Advanced Functional Materials, 18, 2114 (2008). [PDF] (featured on Inside Front Cover of Advanced Functional Materials (Issue 14); highlighted by Nanowerk: "Directed Self-Assembly of Ordered Structures as a Simple Nanotechnology Tool", July 16 (2008); featured on the Materials Research Society (MRS) homepage as well as its Materials News page, "Self-assembled gradient concentric rings of carbon nanotubes", September 22 (2008); listed as one of Most accessed articles in 07/2008 in Advanced Functional Materials).

 

46. Z. Lin*, "Organic-inorganic nanohybrids through the direct tailoring of semiconductor nanocrystals with conjugated polymers", Chemistry-A European Journal, 14, 6294 (2008). [PDF] (Invited Concepts Article) (featured on Frontispiece of Chemistry-A European Journal).

 

45. J. Wang and Z. Lin*, "Freestanding TiO2 nanotube arrays with ultrahigh aspect ratio via electrochemical anodization", Chemistry of Materials, 20, 1257 (2008). [PDF]

 

44. M. Byun, S. W. Hong, F. Qiu, Q. Zou, and Z. Lin*, "Evaporative organization of hierarchically structured polymer blend rings", Macromolecules, 41, 9312 (2008). [PDF] (highlighted on the American Chemical Society (ACS) homepage under its News and Research page, "Ring Your Polymers" in November, 2008).

 

43. K. S. K. Karuppiah, A. L. Bruck, S. Sundararajan, J. Wang, Z. Lin, Z. Xu, and X. Li, "Friction and wear behavior of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene as a function of polymer crystallinity", Acta Biometerilia, 4, 1401 (2008). [PDF]

 

42. K. S. Kim, Z. Lin, P. Shrotriya, S. Sundararajan, and Q. Zou, "Iterative control approach to high-speed force-curve measurement using atomic force microscope: PDMS elastic modulus example", Ultramicroscopy, 108, 911 (2008). [PDF]

 

41. J. Wang, J. Xu, M. Goodman, Y. Chen, M. Cai, J. Shinar, and Z. Lin*, "A simple biphasic route to water soluble dithiocarbamate functionalized CdSe quantum dots", Journal of Materials Chemistry, 18, 3270 (2008). [PDF] (featured on Inside Front Cover of Journal of Materials Chemistry (issue 27)).

 

40. P. Molian, Z. Lin, and Q. Zou, "Nano-holes in silicon wafers using laser-induced surface plasmon polaritons", Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 8, 2163 (2008). [PDF]

 

39. M. Byun, S.W. Hong, L. Zhu, and Z. Lin*, "Self-assembling semicrystalline polymer into highly ordered, microscopic concentric rings by evaporation", Langmuir, 24, 3525 (2008). [PDF]

 

38. D. Zimnitsky, J. Xu, Z. Lin, and V. V. Tsukruk, "Domain and network aggregation of CdTe quantum dots within Langmuir-Blodgett monolayers", Nanotechnology, 19, 215606 (2008). [PDF]

 

2007

 

37. J. Xu, J. Wang, M. Mitchell, P. Mukherjee, M. Jeffries-EL, J. W. Petrich, and Z. Lin*, "Organic-inorganic nanocomposites via directly grafting conjugated polymers onto quantum dots", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 129, 12828 (2007). [PDF]

 

36. J. Xu, J. Xia, and Z. Lin*," Evaporation-induced self-assembly of nanoparticles from a sphere-on-flat geometry", Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 46, 1860 (2007). [PDF]

 

35. Y. Lin, C. Jiang, J. Xu, Z. Lin*, and V.V. Tsukruk*, "Sculptured layer-by-layer films", Advanced Materials, 19, 3827 (2007). [PDF]

 

34. S. W. Hong, J.Xia, and Z. Lin*, "Spontaneous formation of mesoscale polymer patterns in an evaporating bound solution", Advanced Materials, 19, 1413 (2007). [PDF]

 

33. D. Zimnitsky, C. Jiang, J. Xu, Z. Lin, L. Zhang, and V. V. Tsukruk, "Photoluminescence of a freely suspended monolayer of quantum dots encapsulated into layer-by-layer films", Langmuir, 23, 10176 (2007). [PDF] (Highlighted by the November 2007 issue of Photonics Spectra "Suspended in Film and Placed Over Microcavities, Quantum Dots Become Brighter" (page 98))

 

32. J. Wang, J. Xia, S. W. Hong, F. Qiu, Y. Yang, and Z. Lin*, "Phase separation of polymer-dispersed liquid crystals on a chemically patterned substrate", Langmuir, 23, 7411 (2007). [PDF] (Cover Image in the July 3, 2007 issue of Langmuir; and featured on the ISU College of Engineering website - Research Highlight; "Engineering Tomorrow's Flat-Panel Displays", April 30 (2008)).

 

31. S. W. Hong, J. Xia, M. Byun, Q. Zou, and Z. Lin*, "Mesoscale patterns formed by evaporation of a polymer solution in the proximity of a sphere on a smooth substrate: molecular weight and curvature effects", Macromolecules, 40, 2831 (2007). [PDF]

 

30. D. Zimnitsky, C. Jiang, J. Xu, Z. Lin, and V. V. Tsukruk, "Substrate- and time-dependent photoluminescence of quantum dots inside the ultrathin polymer LbL film", Langmuir, 23, 4509 (2007). [PDF]

 

29. Y. H. Lin, C. Jiang, J. Xu, Z. Lin, and V. V. Tsukruk, " Robust, fluorescent, and nanoscale freestanding conjugated films", Soft Matter, 3, 432 (2007). [PDF]

 

2006

 

28. J. Xu, J. Xia, S. W. Hong, Z. Lin* , F. Qiu and Y. Yang, "Self-assembly of gradient concentric rings via solvent evaporation from a capillary bridge", Physical Review Letters, 96, 066104 (2006).(Selected for Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, 13, issue 8 (2006)). [PDF]

 

27. S. W. Hong, J. Xu, and Z. Lin*, "Template assisted formation of gradient concentric gold rings", Nano Letters, 6, 2949 (2006). [PDF]

 

26. S. W. Hong, S. Giri, V. S. Y. Lin, and Z. Lin*, "Simple route to gradient concentric metal and metal oxide rings", Chemistry of Materials, 18, 5164 (2006). [PDF]

 

25. J. Xu, J. Xia, J. Wang, J. Shinar and Z. Lin*, "Quantum dots confined in nanoporous alumina membranes", Applied Physics Letters, 89, 133110 (2006). [PDF] (Selected for Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology, 14, issue 15 (2006)).

 

24. J. Xia, J. Wang, Z. Lin*, F. Qiu and Y. Yang, "Phase separation kinetics of polymer dispersed liquid crystals confined between two parallel walls", Macromolecules, 39, 2247 (2006). [PDF]


2005

 

23. S. W. Hong, J. Xu, J. Xia, Z. Lin* , F. Qiu and Y. Yang, "Drying mediated pattern formation in a capillary-held organometallic polymer solution", Chemistry of Materials, 17, 6223 (2005). [PDF]



Peer Reviewed Journal Papers (1997-2005)

22. Z. Lin , S. Granick, "Patterns formed by droplet evaporation from a restricted geometry", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 127, 2816 (2005). [PDF]

 

21. S. Bae, Z. Lin and S. Granick, "Conjugated polymers confined and sheared: photoluminescence and absorption dichroism in a surface forces apparatus", Macromolecules, 38 , 9275 (2005). [PDF]

 

20. S. Bae, H. Lee, Z. Lin and S. Granick, "Chemical imaging in a surface forces apparatus: confocal Raman spectroscopy of confined PDMS", Langmuir, 21, 5685 (2005). [PDF]

 

19. K. A. Leach, Z. Lin and T. P. Russell, "Early stages in the growth of electric field-induced surface fluctuations", Macromolecules, 38, 4868 (2005). [PDF]

 

18. D. Kim, X. Jia, Z. Lin , K. Guarini and T. P. Russell, "Growth of silicon oxide in thin film block copolymer scaffolds", Advanced Materials, 16, 702 (2004). [PDF]

 

17. S. Granick, Z. Lin and S. C. Bae, "Molecules squeezed and stroked", (News and Views), Nature, 425, 467 (2003). [PDF]

 

16. Z. Lin , S. Granick, "Platinum nanoparticles at mica surfaces", Langmuir, 19, 7061 (2003). [PDF]

 

15. T. P. Russell, Z. Lin , E. Schaffer and U. Steiner, "Aspects of electrohydrodynamic instabilities at polymer interface", Fibers and Polymers, 4, 1 (2003). [PDF]

 

14. D. Kim, Z. Lin , H. Kim, U. Jeong and T. P. Russell, "On the replication of block copolymer templates by poly(dimethylsiloxane) elastomers", Advanced Materials, 15, 811 (2003). [PDF]

 

13. M. Morariu, N. Voicu, E. Schaffer, Z. Lin , T. P. Russell and U. Steiner, "Hierarchical structure formation and pattern replication induced by an electric field", Nature Materials, 2 , 48 (2003). [PDF]

 

12. Z. Lin , D. Kim, X. Wu, L. Boosahda, L. LaRose, D. Stone and T. P. Russell, "A rapid route in preparing oriented block copolymer structures in thin films", Advanced Materials, 14, 1373 (2002). [PDF]

 

11. M. Zheng, L. Ding, Z. Lin and F. E. Karasz, "Synthesis and characterization of fluorenediylvinylene and thiophenediylvinylene-containing terphenylene-based copolymers", Macromolecules, 35, 9939 (2002). [PDF]

 

10. Z. Lin , T. Kerle, E. Schaffer, U. Steiner and T. P. Russell, "Electric field induced dewetting at polymer/polymer interface", Macromolecules, 35, 6255 (2002). [PDF]

 

9. Z. Lin , T. Kerle, T. P. Russell, E. Schaffer and U. Steiner, "Structure formation at the interface of liquid/liquid bilayer in electric field", Macromolecules, 35, 3971 (2002). [PDF]

 

8. L. Ding, F. E. Karasz, Z. Lin , M. Zheng, L. Liang and Y. Pang, "Photoluminescence and electroluminescence study of energy transfer between violet-blue and green luminescent polymers", Macromolecules, 34, 9183 (2001). [PDF]

 

7. T. Kerle, Z. Lin , H. Kim and T. P. Russell, "Mobility of polymer at the air/polymer interface", Macromolecules, 34, 3484 (2001). [PDF]

 

6. Z. Lin , T. Kerle, S. Baker, D. Hoagland, E. Schaffer, U. Steiner and T. P. Russell, "Electric field induced instabilities at the liquid/liquid interfaces", Journal of Chemical Physics, 114, 2377 (2001). [PDF]

 

5. D. Benoit, C. J. Hawker, E. Huang, Z. Lin and T. P. Russell, "One-step formation of functionalized block copolymers", Macromolecules, 33, 1505 (2000). [PDF]

 

4. Z. Lin , H. Zhang and Y. Yang, "Spinodal decomposition of the mixture of liquid crystal and polymers", Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 200, 943 (1999). [PDF]

 

3. Z. Lin , H. Zhang and Y. Yang, "Phase diagrams of mixtures of flexible polymers and nematic liquid crystals in a field", Physical Review E, 58, 5867 (1998). [PDF]

 

2. Z. Lin , H. Zhang and Y. Yang, "Kinetics of spinodal decomposition in mixtures of low molecular weight liquid crystals and flexible polymers", Macromolecular Theory and Simuluations, 6, 1153 (1997). [PDF]

 

1. H. Zhang, Z. Lin , D. Yan and Y. Yang, "Phase separation in mixtures of thermotropic liquid crystals and flexible polymers", Science in China Series B, 40(2) , 128 (1997). [PDF]

 

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