Cover Articles

  • Self-Templated Fabrication of CoO-MoO2 Nanocages for Enhanced Oxygen Evolution, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2017, 27, 1702324. (No. 257)

  • Phase-controllable synthesis of cobalt hydroxide for electrocatalytic oxygen evolution, Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 10545 - 10548. (No.247)

  • Controllable Fabrication of Au Nanocups by Confined-Space Thermal Dewetting for OCT Imaging, Adv. Mater. 2017, 29, 1701070 (No. 245)

  • Construction of Au-Pd alloy shells for enhanced catalytic performance toward alkyne semihydrogenation reactions, Mater. Horiz. 2017, 4, 584-590. (No. 244)

  • Controlled Synthesis of Octahedral Platinum-Based Mesocrystals by Oriented Aggregation Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 6803-6810. (No. 243)

  • Thiolate-Mediated Photoinduced Synthesis of Ultrafine Ag2S Quantum Dots from Silver Nanoparticles. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 14952–14957. (No. 236)

  • Controllable Synthesis of Ultrathin Transition-Metal Hydroxide Nanosheets and Their Extended Composite Nanostructures for Enhanced Catalytic Activity in Heck Reaction, Angew. Chem., 2016, 55, 2167-2170. (No. 222)

  • Etching-Free Epitaxial Growth of Gold on Silver Nanostructures for High Chemical Stability and Plasmonic Activity, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2015, 25, 5435–5443.(No. 212)

  • Graphene-Supported Ultrafine Metal Nanoparticles Encapsulated by mesoporous Silica: Robust Catalysts for Oxidation and Reduction Reactions, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 250-254. (No.181)

  • Shaping Nanostructures for Applications in Energy Conversion and Storage, ChemSusChem, 2013, 6, 1781-1783. (No.177)

  • Themed issue: the chemistry of photonic crystals and metamaterials, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2013, 1, 6001-6002. (No.176)

  • Sol-gel Coating of Inorganic Nanostructures with Resorcinol-Formaldehyde Resin, Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 5135-5137. (No.164)

  • Hollow Nanocrystals through the Nanoscale Kirkendall Effect, Chem. Mater., 2013, 25, 1179-1189. (No.156)

  • Templated Synthesis of Nanostructured Materials, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2013, 42, 2610-2653. (No.152)

  • Real-time Optofluidic Synthesis of Magnetochromatic Microspheres for Reversible Structural Color Patterning, Small, 2011, 7, 1163-1168. (No.124)

  • Magnetically Responsive Photonic Nanochains Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 3747-3750. (No.122)

  • New Nanostructured Heterogeneous Catalysts with Increased Selectivity and Stability, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2011, 13, 2449-2456. (No.117)

  • Responsive Photonic Crystals, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 1492-1522. (No.113)

  • Magnetochromatic Microspheres: Rotating Photonic Crystals, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 15687-15694. (No.90)

  • Magnetically Responsive Colloidal Photonic Crystals. J. Mater. Chem., 2008, 18, 5041-5045. (No.77)

  • Sulfidation of Cadmium at the Nanoscale. ACS Nano, 2008, 2, 1452-1458. (No.76)

  • Highly Tunable Superparamagnetic Colloidal Photonic Crystals. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 7428-7431. (No.67)

  • Colloidal Synthesis of Hollow Cobalt Sulfide Nanocrystals, Adv. Func. Mater. 2006, 16, 1389-1399. (No.52)

  • Colloidal Nanocrystal Synthesis and the Organic-Inorganic Interface, Nature 2005, 437, 664-670. (No.44)

  • One-Dimensional Nanostructures: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications, Adv. Mater. 2003, 15, 353-389. (No.37)

  • Template-Assisted Self-Assembly of Spherical Colloids into Complex and Controllable Structures, Adv. Func. Mater. 2003, 13, 907-918. (No.36)

  • Synthesis and Self-Assembly of Au@SiO2 Core-Shell Colloids, Nano Lett. 2002, 2, 785-788. (No.30)

  • Building Complex Structures from Monodispersed Spherical Colloids, Aust. J. Chem. 2001, 54, 287-290. (No.23)

  • Growth of Large Crystals of Monodispersed Spherical Colloids in Fluidic Cells Fabricated Using Non-Photolithographic Methods, Langmuir, 2001, 17, 6344-6350. (No.21)

  • A Soft Lithographic Approach to the Fabrication of Nanostructures of Single Crystalline Silicon with Well-Defined Dimensions and Shapes, Adv. Mater. 2000, 12, 1426-1430. (No.12)

Publications

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  • 2019
  • 296. Liu, T.; Li, P.; Yao, N.; Cheng, G.; Luo, W.; Chen, S.; Yin, Y. CoP-Doped MOF-Based Electrocatalyst for pH-Universal Hydrogen Evolution Reaction, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, in press.

    295. Li, P.; Yang, D.; Zhong, Q.; Zhang, Y.; Chen, M.; Jiang, S.; Chen, J.; Cao, M.; Zhang, Q.; Yin, Y. Photoreversible luminescence switching of CsPbI3 nanocrystals sensitized by photochromic AgI nanocrystals, Nanoscale, 2019, 11, 3193-3199.

    294. Li, N.; Wei, P.; Yu, L.; Ji, J.; Zhao, J.; Gao, C.; Li, Y.; Yin, Y. Dynamically Switchable Multicolor Electrochromic Films, Small, 2019, 15, 1804974.

    293. Si, Y.; Li, L.; Qin, X.; Bai, Y.; Li, J.; Yin, Y. Porous SiO2-Coated Au-Ag Alloy Nanoparticles for the Alkyne-mediated Ratiometric Raman Imaging Analysis of Hydrogen Peroxide in Live Cells, Anal. Chim. Acta, 2019, 1057, 1-10.

    292. Li, Z.; Yin, Y. Stimuli-Responsive Optical Nanomaterials, Adv. Mater. 2019, in press.

    291. Chen, J.; Feng, J.; Li, Z.; Xu, P.; Wang, X.; Yin, W.; Wang, M.; Ge, X.; Yin, Y., Space-Confined Seeded Growth of Black Silver Nanostructures for Solar Steam Generation, Nano Lett. 2019, 19, 400–407.

    290. Ding, D.; Liu, K.; Fan, Q.; Dong, B.; Zhang, Y.; Yin, Y.; Gao, C.; Ding, S., Nickel Nanoparticles Individually Encapsulated in Densified Ceramic Shells for Thermally Stable Solar Energy Absorption, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2019, 7, 3039-3045.

    289. Lyu, F.; Wang, Q.; Choi, S. M.; Yin, Y. Noble-Metal-Free Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Evolution, Small, 2018, 15, 1804201.

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  • 2018
  • 288. Lyu, F.; Bai, Y.; Wang, Q.; Wang, L.; Zhang, X.; Yin, Y. Coordination-assisted synthesis of iron-incorporated cobalt oxide nanoplates for enhanced oxygen evolution, Mater. Today Chem., 2018, 11, 112-118.

    287. Feng, J.; Gao, C.; Yin, Y. Stabilization of noble metal nanostructures for catalysis and sensing, Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 20492-20504.

    286. Liu, H.; Liu, K.; Zhong, P.; Qi, J.; Bian, J.; Fan, Q.; Ren, K.; Zheng, H.; Han, L.; Yin, Y.; Gao, C. Ultrathin Pt-Ag Alloy Nanotubes with Regular Nanopores for Enhanced Electrocatalytic Activity, Chem. Mater., 2018, 30, 7744-7751.

    285. Wang, D.; Wang, X.; Li, Z.; Chi, M.; Li, Y.; Liu, Y.; Yin, Y. Migration of Iron Oxide Nanoparticle through Silica Shell by Redox Buffering Effect, ACS Nano, 2018, 12, 11949-11956.

    284. Chen, M.; Hu, H.; Tan, Y.; Yao, N.; Zhong, Q.; Sun, B.; Cao, M. ; Zhang, Q. ; Yin, Y. Controlled Growth of Dodecapod-Branched CsPbBr3 Nanocrystals and Their Application in White Light Emitting Diodes, Nano Energy, 2018, 53, 559-566.

    283. Wang, X.; Feng, J.; Yu, H.; Jin, Y.; Davidson, A.; Li, Z. Yin, Y. Anisotropically Shaped Magnetic/Plasmonic Nanocomposites for Information Encryption and Magnetic-Field-Direction Sensing, Research, 2018, 1, 7527825.

    282. Fan, Q.; Liu, K.; Feng, J.; Wang, F.; Liu, Z.; Liu, M.; Yin, Y.; Gao, C. Building High-Density Au-Ag Islands on Au Nanocrystals by Partial Surface Passivation, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 30, 1803199.

    281. Liu, Z.; Qi, J.; Liu, M.; Zhang, S.; Fan, Q.; Liu, H.; Liu, K.; Zheng, H.; Yin, Y.; Gao, C. Aqueous Synthesis of Ultrathin Platinum/Non-Noble Metal Alloy Nanowires for Enhanced Hydrogen Evolution Activity, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 11678 –11682.

    280. Feng, J.; Yin, Y. Self-Templating Approaches to Hollow Nanostructures, Adv. Mater. 2018, 30, 1802349.

    279. Liu, L.; Gao, Z.; Jiang, B.; Bai, Y.; Wang, W.; Yin, Y. Reversible Assembly and Dynamic Plasmonic Tuning of Ag Nanoparticles Enabled by Limited Ligand Protection, Nano Lett. 2018, 18, 5312-5318.

    278. Xu, W.; Bai, Y.; Yin, Y. Surface Engineering of Nanostructured Energy Materials, Adv. Mater. 2018, 30, 1802091.

    277. Xu, W.; Li, Z.; Yin, Y. Colloidal Assembly Approaches to Micro/Nanostructures of Complex Morphologies, Small, 2018, 14, 1801083.

    276. Shang, L.; Shi, R.; Waterhouse, G. I. N.; Wu, L.-Z.; Tung, C.-H.; Yin, Y.; Zhang, T. Nanocrystals@Hollow Mesoporous Silica Reverse-Bumpy-Ball Structure Nanoreactors by a Versatile Microemulsion-Templated Approach, Small Methods 2018, 2, 1800105.

    275. Zhang, Q.; Yin, Y. All-Inorganic Metal Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals: Opportunities and Challenges, ACS Cent. Sci., 2018, 4, 668-679

    274. Xing, M.; Zhou, Y.; Dong, C.; Cai, L.; Zeng, L.; Shen, B.; Pan, L.; Dong, C.; Chai, Y.; Zhang, J.; Yin, Y., Modulation of the Reduction Potential of TiO2-x by Fluorination for Efficient and Selective CH4 Generation from CO2 Photoreduction, Nano Lett. 2018, 18, 3384-3390.

    273. Zhang, Q.; Yin, Y. Strong Photoluminescence of Cs4PbBr6 Crystals: a Long Mystery Story, Sci. Bull. 2018, 63(9), 525-526.

    272. Zhang, S.; Zhang, L.; Liu, K.; Liu, M.; Yin, Y.; Gao, C. Digestive Ripening in the Formation of Monodisperse Silver Nanospheres, Mater. Chem. Front. 2018, 2, 1328-1333.

    271. Li, H.; Li, J.; Zhu, Y.; Xie, W.; Shao, R.; Yao, X.; Gao, A.; Yin, Y. Cd2+-doped amorphous TiO2 hollow spheres for robust and ultrasensitive photoelectrochemical sensing of hydrogen sulfide, Anal. Chem. 2018, 90, 5496-5502..

    270. Li, N.; Yu, L.; Wei, P.; Ji, J.; Zhao, J.; Zhang, Q.; Li, Y.; Yin, Y. Electrochemical Fabrication and Sensing Application of Multicolored Silver Films, Adv. Mater. Interf. 2018, 5, 1800277.

    269. Si, Y.; Bai, Y.; Qin, X.; Li, J.; Zhong, W.; Xiao, Z.; Li, J.; Yin, Y. Alkynes-DNA-Functionalized Alloyed Au/Ag Nanospheres for Ratiometric SERS Imaging Assay of Endonuclease Activity in Live Cells, Anal. Chem. 2018, 90, 3898-3905.

    268. Zeng, J.; Li, M.; Liu, A.; Feng, F.; Zeng, T.; Duan, W.; Li, M.; Gong, M.; Wen, C.-Y.; Yin, Y. Au/AgI dimeric nanoparticles for highly selective and sensitive colorimetric detection of hydrogen sulfide, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2018, 1800515.

    267. Xing, M.; Xu, W.; Dong, C.; Bai, Y.; Zeng, J.; Zhou, Y.; Zhang, J.; Yin, Y. Metal sulfides as Excellent Co-catalysts for H2O2 Decomposition in Advanced Oxidation Processes, CHEM, 2018, 4,1359–1372.

    266. Hu, H.; Wu, L.; Tan, Y.; Zhong, Q.; Chen, M.; Qiu, Y.; Yang, D.; Sun, B.; Zhang, Q.; Yin, Y. Interfacial Synthesis of Highly Stable CsPbX3/Oxide Janus Nanoparticles, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 406-412.

    265. Xu, W.; Lyu, F.; Bai, Y.; Gao, A.; Feng, J.; Cai, Z.; Yin, Y. Porous Cobalt Oxide Nanoplates Enriched with Oxygen Vacancies for Oxygen Evolution Reaction, Nano Energy, 2018, 43, 110-116.

    264. Liu, H.; Zhong, P.; Liu, K.; Han, L.; Zheng, H.; Yin, Y.; Gao, C. Synthesis of Ultrathin Platinum Nanoplates for Enhanced Oxygen Reduction Activity, Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 398-404.

    263. Wang, X.; Bai, L.; Liu, H.; Yu, X.; Yin, Y.; Gao, C. A Unique Disintegration-Reassembly Route to Mesoporous Titania Nanocrystalline Shells with Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 28, 1704208.

    262. Wang, W.; Liu. L.; Feng, J.; Yin, Y. Photocatalytic reversible color switching based on titania nanoparticles, Small Methods, 2018, 2, 1700273.

    261. Zhao, H.; Zhang, F.; Zhang, S.; He, S.; Shen, F.; Han, X.; Yin, Y.; Gao. C. Scalable Synthesis of Sub-100 nm Hollow Carbon Nanospheres for Energy Storage Applications, Nano Res. 2018, 11, 1822-1833.

    260. Li, X.; Wang, X.; Liu, M.; Liu, H.; Chen, Q.; Yin, Y.; Jin. M. Construction of Pd-M (M = Ni, Ag, Cu) alloy surfaces for catalytic applications, Nano Res. 2018, 11, 780-790.

    259. Liu, Q.; Liu, Y.; Yin, Y. Optical tuning by self-assembly and disassembly of chain-like plasmonic superstructures, Natl. Sci. Rev. 2018, 5, 128-130.

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  • 2017
  • 258. Zhang, L.; Sha, X.; Fan Q.; Han L.; Yin, Y.; Gao, C. Gold Nanoshurikens with Uniform Sharp Tips for Chemical Sensing by Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance, Nanoscale, 2017, 9, 17037-17043

    257. Chen, R.; Zhu, K.; Gan, Q.; Yu, Y.; Zhang, T.; Liu, X.; Ye, M.; Yin Y. Interfacial solar heating by self-assembled Fe3O4@C film for steam generation, Mater. Chem. Front., 2017, 1, 2620-2626.

    256. Bai, Y.; Gao, C.; Yin, Y. Fully alloyed Ag/Au nanorods with tunable surface plasmon resonance and high chemical stability, Nanoscale, 2017, 9, 14875-14880.

    255. Yu, H.; Zhang, Q.; Dahl, M.; Joo, J. B.; Wang, X.; Wang, L.; Yin, Y. Dual-pore Carbon Shells for Efficient Removal of Humic Acid from Water, Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 16249–16256.

    254. Lyu, F.; Bai, Y.; Li, Z.; Xu, W.; Wang, Q.; Mao, J.; Wang, L.; Zhang, X.; Yin, Y. Self-Templated Fabrication of CoO-MoO2 Nanocages for Enhanced Oxygen Evolution, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2017, 27, 1702324. (cover article)

    253. Wu, L.; Hu, H.; Xu, Y.; Jiang, S.; Chen, M.; Zhong, Q.; Yang, D.; Liu, Q.; Zhao, Y.; Sun, B.; Zhang, Q.; Yin, Y. From Non-Luminescent Cs4PbX6 (X = Cl, Br, I) Nanocrystals to Highly Luminescent CsPbX3 Nanocrystals: Water Triggered Transformation through a CsX-Stripping Mechanism, Nano Lett. 2017, 17, 5799–5804.

    252. He, T.; Wang, W.; Yang, X.; Cao, Z.; Kuang, Q.; Wang, Z.; Shan, Z.; Jin, M.; Yin, Y. Inflating hollow nanocrystals through a repeated Kirkendall cavitation process, Nat. Commun. 2017, 8, 1261.

    251. Wang, G.; Liu, Y.; Gao, C.; Guo, L.; Chi, M.; Ijiro, K.; Maeda, M.; Yin, Y. Island Growth in the Seed-Mediated Overgrowth of Monometallic Colloidal Nanostructures, CHEM, 2017, 3, 678-690.

    250. Zhang, L.; Fan, Q.; Sha, X.; Zhong, P.; Zhang, J.; Yin, Y.; Gao, C. Self-Assembly of Noble Metal Nanoparticles into Sub-100 nm Colloidosomes with Collective Optical and Catalytic Properties, Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 6103-6110.

    249. Shi, R.; Cao, Y.; Bao, Y.; Zhao, Y.; Waterhouse, G. I. N.; Fang, Z.; Wu, L-Z.; Tung, C.-H.; Yin, Y.; Zhang, T. Self-Assembled Au/CdSe Nanocrystal Clusters for Plasmon-Mediated Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution, Adv. Mater. 2017, 29, 1700803.

    248. Han, D.; Jiang, B.; Feng, J.; Yin, Y.; Wang, W. Photocatalytic self-doped SnO2-x nanocrystals drive visible light-responsive color switching Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 7792-7796.

    247. Lyu, F.; Bai, Y.; Wang , Q.; Wang , L.; Zhang, X.; Yin, Y. Phase-controllable synthesis of cobalt hydroxide for electrocatalytic oxygen evolution, Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 10545 - 10548. (cover article)

    246. Xu, W.; Wang, M.; Li, Z.; Wang, X.; Wang, Y.; Xing, M.; Yin, Y. Chemical Transformation of Colloidal Nanostructures with Morphological Preservation by Surface-Protection with Capping Ligands, Nano Letters, 2017, 17, 2713–2718.

    245. Gao, A.; Xu, W.; Ponce de León, Y.; Bai, Y.; Gong, M.; Xie, K.; Park, B. H.; Yin, Y. Controllable Fabrication of Au Nanocups by Confined-Space Thermal Dewetting for OCT Imaging, Adv. Mater. 2017, 29, 1701070. (Frontispiece)

    244. Li, X.; Wang, Z.; Zhang, Z.; Yang, G.; Jin, M.; Chen, Q.; Yin, Y. Construction of Au-Pd alloy shells for enhanced catalytic performance toward alkyne semihydrogenation reactions, Mater. Horiz. 2017, 4, 584-590. (cover article)

    243. Zhong, P.; Liu, H.; Zhang, J.; Yin, Y.; Gao, C. Controlled Synthesis of Octahedral Platinum-Based Mesocrystals by Oriented Aggregation, Chem. Eur. J., 2017, 23, 6803–6810. (cover article)

    242. Wang, Z.; Wang, H.; Zhang, Z.; Yang, G.; He, T.; Yin, Y.; Jin, M. Synthesis of Pd Nanoframes by Excavating Solid Nanocrystals for Enhanced Catalytic Properties, ACS Nano, 2017, 11, 163–170.

    241. Wang, W.; Feng, J.; Ye, Y.; Lyu, F.; Liu, Y-S.; Guo, J.; Yin, Y. Photocatalytic color switching of transition metal hexacyanometalate nanoparticles for high-performance light-printable rewritable paper, Nano Lett. 2017, 17, 755–761.

    240. Baca, A.; Meylemans, H.; Baldwin, L.; Cambrea, L.; Feng, J.; Yin, Y.; Roberts, J. AgInS2 Quantum Dots for the Detection of Trinitrotoluene, Nanotechnology, 2017, 28, 015501.

    239. Chen, G.; Feng, J.; Wang, W.; Yin, Y.; Liu, H. Photocatalytic Removal of Hexavalent Chromium with Newly Designed and Highly Reductive TiO2 Nanocrystals, Water Res. 2017, 108, 383-390.

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  • 2016
  • 238. Feng, Z.; Bao, W.; Xu, X.; Ma, X.; Zhan, J.; Yin, Y. Heteroepitaxial Growth of Well-Dispersed Co3O4 Nanocatalysts on Porous ZnO Nanoplates via Successive Hydrothermal Deposition, ChemNanoMat, 2016, 2, 946-951.

    237. Bai, L.; Wang, X.; Chen, Q.; Ye, Y.; Zheng, H.; Guo, J.; Yin, Y.; Gao, C. Explaining the Size Dependence in Platinum-Nanoparticle-Catalyzed Hydrogenation Reactions, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 15656-15661.

    236. Cao, Y.; Geng, W.; Shi, R.; Shang, L.; Waterhouse, G. I. N.; Liu, L.; Wu, L.-Z.; Tung, C.-H.; Yin, Y.; Zhang, T. Thiolate-Mediated Photoinduced Synthesis of Ultrafine Ag2S Quantum Dots from Silver Nanoparticles. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 14952–14957. (Frontispiece)

    235. Wang, M.; Han, J.; Hu, Y.; Guo, R.; Yin, Y. Carbon-Incorporated NiO/TiO2 Mesoporous Shells with p-n Heterojunctions for Efficient Visible Light Photocatalysis, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 29511–29521.

    234. Liu, H.; Ma, H.; Joo, J. B.; Yin, Y. Contribution of Multiple Reflections to Light Utilization Efficiency of Submicron Hollow TiO2 Photocatalyst, Sci. China Mater. 2016, 59, 1017-1026.

    233. Wang, C.; Zhang, Z.; Yang, G.; Chen, Q.; Yin, Y.; Jin, M. Creation of Controllable High-Density Defects in Silver Nanowires for Enhanced Catalytic Property, Nano Lett. 2016, 16, 5669-5674.

    232. Wei, X.; Fan, Q.: Liu, H.; Bai, Y.; Zhang, L.; Zheng, H.; Yin, Y.; Gao, C. Holey Au-Ag alloy nanoplates with built-in hotspots for surface-enhanced Raman scattering, Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 15689-15695.

    231. Liu, K.; Bai, Y.; Zhang, L.; Yang, Z.; Fan , Q.; Zheng, H.; Yin, Y.; Gao, C. Porous Au-Ag Nanospheres with High-Density and Highly Accessible Hotspots for SERS Analysis, Nano Lett. 2016, 16, 3675–3681.

    230. Wang, X.; Feng, J.; Bai, Y.; Zhang, Q.; Yin, Y. Synthesis, Properties and Applications of Hollow Micro-/Nanostructures, Chem. Rev. 2016, 116, 10983–11060.

    229. Lee, Y. J.; Joo, J. B.; Yin, Y.; Zaera, F. Evaluation of the Effective Photoexcitation Distances in the Photocatalytic Production of H2 from Water using Au@Void@TiO2 Yolk–Shell Nanostructures, ACS Energy Lett. 2016, 1, 52-56.

    228. Wang, M.; Yin, Y. Magnetically Responsive Nanostructures with Tunable Optical Properties, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138 , 6315–6323.

    227. Li, N.; Zhang, Q.; Joo, J. B.; Lu, Z.; Dahl, M.; Gan, Y.; Yin, Y. Water-Assisted Crystallization of Mesoporous Anatase TiO2 Nanospheres, Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 9113 - 9117.

    226. Wang, Z.; Yang, G.; Zhang, Z.; Jin, M.; Yin, Y. Selectivity on Etching: Creation of High-Energy Facets on Copper Nanocrystals for CO2 Electrochemical Reduction, ACS Nano, 2016, 10, 4559–4564.

    225. Zhao, H.; Wang, D.; Gao, C.; Liu, H.; Han, L. Yin, Y. Ultrafine Platinum/Iron Oxide Nanoconjugates Confined in Silica Nanoshells for Highly-Durable Catalytic Oxidation J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 1366-1372.

    224. Wang, X.; Lu, Q.; Wang, X.; Joo, J.; Dahl, M.; Liu, B.; Gao, C.; Yin, Y. Photocatalytic Surface-Initiated Polymerization on TiO2 toward Well-Defined Composite Nanostructures ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 538-546.

    223. Dahl, M.; Castaneda, F.; Joo, J. B.; Reyes, V.; Goebl, J.; Yin, Y. Ethylene Glycol-Assisted Coating of Titania on Nanoparticles Dalton Trans., 2016, 45, 10076-10084 .

    222. Fan, H.; Huang, X.; Shang, L.; Cao, Y.; Zhao, Y.; Wu, L-Z.; Tung, C-H.; Yin, Y.; Zhang, T. Controllable Synthesis of Ultrathin Transition-Metal Hydroxide Nanosheets and Their Extended Composite Nanostructures for Enhanced Catalytic Activity in Heck Reaction Angew. Chem., 2016, 55, 2167-2170. (cover article)

    221. Goebl, J.; Liu, Y.; Wong, S.; Zorba, S.; Yin, Y. Magnetically Tunable Colloidal Micromirrors Nanoscale Horiz., 2016 1 , 64 - 68.

    220. Wang, G.; Tao, S.; Liu, Y.; Guo, L. Qin, G.; Ijiro, K.; Maedab, M.; Yin, Y. High-Yield Halide-Free Synthesis of Biocompatible Au Nanoplates, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52 , 398-401.

    219. Fu, J.; He, L.; Xu, W.; Zhuang, J.; Yang, X.; Zhang, X.; Wu, M.; Yin, Y. Formation of Colloidal Nanocrystal Clusters of Iron Oxide by Controlled Ligand Stripping, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 128–131.

    218. Lee, I.; Joo, J. B.; Yin, Y.; Zaera, F. Au@Void@TiO2 Yolk–Shell Nanostructures as Catalysts for the Promotion of Oxidation Reactions at Cryogenic Temperatures, Surf. Sci., 2016, 648, 150-155.

    217. Joo, J. B.; Liu, H.; Lee, Y. J.; Dahl, M.; Yu, H.; Zaera, F.; Yin, Y. Tailored Synthesis of C@TiO2 Yolk-Shell Nanostructures for Highly Efficient Photocatalysis, Catal. Today, 2016, 264, 261-269.

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  • 2015
  • 216. Liu, X.; Cui, X.; Liu, Y.; Yin, Y. Stabilization of Ultrafine Metal Nanocatalysts on Thin Carbon Sheets, Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 18320 -18326.

    215. Wang, M.; Hu, Y.; Han, J.; Guo, R.; Xiong, H.; Yin, Y. TiO2/NiO Hybrid Shells: p-n Junction Photocatalysts with Enhanced Activity under Visible Light, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 3 , 20727-20735.

    214. Qu, Q.; Min, Y.; Zhang, L.; Xu, Q.; Yin, Y. Silica Microspheres with Fibrous Shells: Synthesis and Application in HPLC, Anal. Chem., 2015, 87 9631–9638.

    213. Liu, Y.; Tang, A.; Zhang, Q.; Yin, Y. Seed-Mediated Growth of Anatase TiO2 Nanocrystals with Core-Antenna Structures for Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 11327–11339.

    212. Liu, H.; Liu, T.; Zhang, L.; Han, L.; Gao, C.; Yin, Y. Etching-Free Epitaxial Growth of Gold on Silver Nanostructures for High Chemical Stability and Plasmonic Activity, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2015, 25, 5435–5443. (cover article)

    211. Fu, L.; Liu, Y.; Wang, W.; Wang, M.; Bai, Y.; Chronister, E. L.; Zhen, L. and Yin, Y. Pressure Sensor Based on the Orientational Dependence of Plasmonic Properties of Gold Nanorods, Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 14483-14488.

    210. Zhang, Z.; Wang, Z.; He, S.; Wang, C.; Jin, M.; Yin, Y. Redox Reaction Induced Ostwald Ripening for Size- and Shape-Focusing of Palladium Nanocrystals, Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 5197-5203.

    209. Zhang, L.; Liu, T.; Liu, K.; Han, L.; Yin, Y.; Gao, C. Gold Nanoframes by Nonepitaxial Growth of Au on AgI Nanocrystals for Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy, Nano Lett., 2015, 15, 4448–4454.

    208. Li, C.; Lu, Z.; Zhang, Q.; Ge, J.; Aloni, S.; Shi, Z.; Yin, Y. Confined Growth of CdSe Quantum Dots in Colloidal Mesoporous Silica for Multifunctional Nanostructures, Sci. China Mater., 2015, 58, 481-489.

    207. Wang, M.; Han, J.; Xiong, H.; Guo, R.; Yin, Y. Nanostructured Hybrid Shells of r-GO/AuNP/m-TiO2 as Highly Active Photocatalysts, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces , 2015, 7, 6909-6918.

    206. Wang, M.; He, L.; Xu, W.; Wang, X.; Yin, Y. Magnetic assembly and field-tuning of ellipsoid-nanoparticle-based colloidal photonic crystals, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54, 7077–7081.

    205. Wang, Z.; Chen, Z.; Zhang, H.; Zhang, Z.; Wu, H.; Jin, M.; Wu, C.; Yang, D.; Yin, Y., Lattice Mismatch-Induced Twinning for Seeded Growth of Anisotropic Nanostructures, ACS Nano, 2015, 9, 3307-3313.

    204. Hu, Y.; He, L.; Han, X.; Wang, M. and Yin, Y. Magnetically Responsive Photonic Film with High Tunability and Stability, Nano Res. 2015, 8, 611-620.

    203. Lv, L.; Lu, Q.; Ning, Y.; Lu, Z.; Wang, X.; Lou, Z.; Tang, A.; Hu, Y.; Teng, F.; Yin, Y. and Hou, Y. Self-assembled TiO2 Nanorods as Electron Extraction Layer for High Performance Inverted Polymer Solar Cells, Chem. Mater. 2015, 27, 44-52.

    202. Pal, A.; Malik, V.; He, L.; Erne, B. H.; Yin, Y.; Kegel, W. K. and Petukhov, A. V. Tuning the Colloidal Crystal Structure of Magnetic Particles by External Field, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 1803-1807.

    201. Wang, W.; Ye, Y.; Feng, J.; Chi, M.; Guo, J. and Yin, Y. Enhanced Photoreversible Color Switching of Redox Dyes Catalyzed by Ba-doped TiO2 Nanocrystals, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 1321-1326.

    200. Bian, T.; Wang, C.; Lu, Z.; Xie, R.; Yang, Q.; Wu, L.-Z.; Tung, C.-H.; Liu, Z.; Yin, Y. and Zhang, T. A Versatile 'Click Chemistry' Route to Size-Restricted, Robust, and Functionalizable Hydrophilic Nanocrystals. Small, 2015, 11, 1644-1648.

    199. He, L.; Janner, M.; Lu, Q.; Wang, M.; Ma, H. and Yin, Y. Magnetochromatic Thin-Film Microplates, Adv. Mater., 2015, 27, 86-92.

    198. Liu, H.; Joo, J. B.; Dahl, M.; Fu, L.; Zeng, Z. and Yin, Y. Crystallinity Control of TiO2 Hollow Shells through Resin-Protected Calcination for Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity Energy Environ. Sci., 2015, 8, 286-296.

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  • 2014
  • 197. Ding, D.; Liu, K.; He, S.; Gao, C. and Yin, Y. Ligand-Exchange Assisted Formation of Au/TiO2 Schottky Contact for Visible-Light Photocatalysis, Nano Lett., 2014, 14, 6731-6736.

    196. Wang, W.; Xie, N.; He, L. and Yin, Y. Photocatalytic Color Switching of Redox Dyes for Ink-Free Light-Printable Rewritable Paper, Nat. Commun. , 2014, 5, 5459.

    195. Yu, H.; Zhang, Q.; Liu, H.; Dahl, M.; Joo, J. B.; Li, N.; Wang, L. and Yin, Y. Thermal Synthesis of Silver Nanoplates Revisited: A Modified Photochemical Process, ACS Nano, 2014, 8, 10252-10261.

    194. Tang, Z.; Zhang, Q.; Yin, Y. and Chang, C. Facet Selectivity of Ligands on Silver Nanoplates: Molecular Mechanics Study, J. Phys. Chem. C , 2014, 118, 21589-21598.

    193. Moon, G. D. Joo, J. B., Lee, I. and Yin, Y. Decoration of Size-tunable CuO Nanodots on TiO2 Nanocrystals for Noble Metal-free Photocatalytic H2 Production, Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 12002-12008.

    192. Zhang, T.; Zhao, H.; He, S.; Liu, K.; Liu, H.; Yin, Y. and Gao, C., Unconventional Route to Encapsulated Ultra-Small Gold Nanoparticles for High-Temperature Catalysis, ACS Nano, 2014, 8, 7297-7304.

    191. Dahl, M.; Liu, Y.; Yin, Y. Composite Titanium Dioxide Nanomaterials, Chem. Rev., 2014, 114, 9853–9889.

    190. Wang, M.; He, L.; Zorba, S. and Yin, Y. Magnetically Actuated Liquid Crystals, Nano Lett., 2014, 14, 3966-3971.

    189. Joo, J. B.; Dillon, R.; Lee, I.; Yin, Y.; Bardeen C. J. and Zaera, F. Promotion of atomic hydrogen recombination as an alternative to electron trapping for the role of metals in the photocatalytic production of H2, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 2014, 111, 7942-7947.

    188. Gao, C.; Hu, Y.; Wang, M.; Chi, M. and Yin, Y. Fully Alloyed Ag/Au Nanospheres: Combining the Plasmonic Property of Ag with the Stability of Au, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 7474-7479.

    187. Han, X.; Liu, Y. and Yin, Y. Colorimetric Stress Memory Sensor Based on Disassembly of Gold Nanoparticle Chains, Nano Lett., 2014, 14, 2466-2470.

    186. Liu, X.; Li, L.; Yang, Y. Yin, Y. and Gao, C. One-Step Growth of Triangular Silver Nanoplates with Predictable Sizes on a Large Scale, Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 4513-4516.

    185. Wang, W.; Ye, M.; He, L. and Yin, Y. Nanocrystalline TiO2-Catalyzed Photoreversible Color Switching, Nano Lett., 2014, 14, 1681-1686.

    184. Zhang, Z.; Wang, Z.; Yin, Y. and Jin, M. Monitoring the Shape Evolution of Pd Nanocube to Octahedron by PdS Frame Marker, Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 3518-3521.

    183. Zhao, W.; Yang, L.; Yin, Y. and Jin, M. Thermodynamic controlled synthesis of intermetallic Au3Cu alloy nanocrystals from Cu microparticles, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2014, 2, 902-906.

    182. Zhang, Q and Yin, Y. Nanomaterials Engineering and Applications in Catalysis, Pure Appl. Chem. 2014, 86, 53-69

    181. Shang, L.; Bian, T.; Zhang, B.; Zhang, D.; Wu, L.-Z.; Tung, C.-H.; Yin, Y. and Zhang,T. Graphene-Supported Ultrafine Metal Nanoparticles Encapsulated by Mesoporous Silica: Robust Catalysts for Oxidation and Reduction Reactions, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 250-254. (cover article)

    180. Goebl, J.; Joo, J. B.; Dahl, M. and Yin, Y. Synthesis of Tailored Au@TiO2 Core-Shell Nanoparticles for Photocatalytic Reforming of Ethanol, Catal. Today, 2014, 225, 90-95.

    179. Moon, G. D.; Joo, J. B.; Dahl, M.; Jung, H. and Yin, Y. Nitridation and Layered Assembly of Hollow TiO2 Shells for Electrochemical Energy Storage, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2014, 24, 848-856.

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  • 2013
  • 178. Zhou, C.; Jiang, X.; Yang, L.;  Yin, Y. and Jin, M. Low-Temperature Carbon Monoxide Oxidation with Au-Cu Meatball-Like Cages Prepared by Galvanic Replacement, ChemSusChem, 2013, 6, 1883-1887.

    177. Yang, H. and Yin, Y. Shaping Nanostructures for Applications in Energy Conversion and Storage, ChemSusChem, 2013, 6, 1781-1783. (preface)

    176. Yin, Y. and Ge, J. Themed issue: the chemistry of photonic crystals and metamaterials, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2013, 1, 6001-6002. (preface)

    175. Lu, Q.; Lu, Z.; Lu, Y.; Lv, L.; Ning, Y.; Yu, H.; Hou, Y.; Yin, Y. Photocatalytic Synthesis and Photovoltaic Application of Ag-TiO2 Nanorod Composites, Nano Lett. 2013, 13, 5698-5702.

    174. Wang, M.; Gao, C.; He, L.; Lu, Q.; Zhang, J.; Zorba, S.; Yin, Y. Magnetic Tuning of Plasmonic Excitation of Gold Nanorods, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 15302-15305.

    173. Li, J.; Liang, X.; Joo, J. B.; Lee, I.; Yin, Y. and Zaera, F. Mass Transport Across the Porous Oxide Shells of Core-Shell and Yolk-Shell Nanostructures in Liquid Phase, J. Phys. Chem. C 2013, 117, 20043-20053.

    172. Moon, G. D.; Joo, J. B. and Yin, Y. Stacked Multilayers of Alternating Reduced Graphene Oxide and Carbon Nanotubes for Planar Supercapacitors, Nanoscale, 2013, 5, 11577-11581.

    171. Liu, X.; Yin, Y. and Gao, C., Size-Tailored Synthesis of Silver Quasi-Nanospheres by Kinetically Controlled Seeded Growth, Langmuir, 2013, 29, 10559-10565.

    170. Yu, H.; Zhang, Q.; Joo, J. B.; Li, N.; Moon, G. D.; Tao, S.; Wang, L. and Yin, Y. Porous Tubular Carbon Nanorods with Excellent Electrochemical Properties, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2013, 1, 12198-12205.

    169. Wang, W.; Sa, Q.; Chen, J.; Wang, Y.; Jung, H. and Yin, Y. Porous TiO2/C Nanocomposite Shells as a High-Performance Anode Material for Lithium-Ion Batteries, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2013, 5, 6478-6483.

    168. Joo, J. B.; Vu, A.; Zhang, Q.; Dahl, M.; Gu, M.; Zaera, F. and Yin, Y. Sulfated ZrO2 Hollow Nanostructure as an Acid Catalyst in Dehydration of Fructose to 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural, ChemSusChem, 2013, 6, 2001-2008.

    167. Wang, M.; He, L.; Hu, Y. and Yin, Y. Magnetically Rewritable Photonic Ink Based on Superparamagnetic Nanochains, J. Mater. Chem. C 2013, 1, 6151-6156.

    166. Joo, J. B.; Dahl, M.; Li, N.; Zaera, F. and Yin, Y. Tailored synthesis of mesoporous TiO2 hollow nanostructures for catalytic applications, Energy Environ. Sci., 2013, 6, 2082 - 2092.

    165. Gao, C.; Goebl, J. and Yin, Y. Seeded Growth Route to Noble Metal Nanostructures, J. Mater. Chem. C. 2013, 1, 3898 - 3909.

    164. Li, N.; Zhang, Q.; Liu, J.; Joo, J. B.; Lee, A.; Gan, Y. and Yin, Y. Sol-gel Coating of Inorganic Nanostructures with Resorcinol-Formaldehyde Resin, Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 5135-5137. (cover article)

    163. Goebl, J. and Yin, Y. Ship in a Bottle: In-situ Confined Growth of Complex Yolk-shell Catalysts, ChemCatChem, 2013, 5, 1287-1288.

    162. Wang, M.; He, L. and Yin, Y. Magnetic Field Guided Colloidal Assembly, Mater. Today, 2013, 16, 110-116.

    161. Ye, M.; Lu, Z.; Hu, Y.; Zhang, Q. and Yin, Y. Mesoporous Titanate-Based Cation Exchanger for Efficient Removal of Metal Cations, J. Mater. Chem. A 2013, 1, 5097 - 5104.

    160. Zhang, Q.; Janner, M.; He, L.; Wang, M.; Hu, Y.; Lu, Y. and Yin, Y. Photonic Labyrinths: Two-Dimensional Dynamic Magnetic Assembly and in situ Solidification, Nano Lett. 2013, 13, 1770-1775. (highlighted in Nat. Photonics)

    159. Joo, J. B.; Lee, I.; Dahl, M.; Moon, G.; Zaera, F. and Yin, Y. Controllable Synthesis of Mesoporous TiO2 Hollow Shells: Toward an Efficient Photocatalyst, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2013, 34, 4246-4254.

    158. Dillon, R. J.; Joo, J. B.; Zaera, F.; Yin, Y.; Bardeen, C. J. Correlating the excited state relaxation dynamics as measured by photoluminescence and transient absorption with the photocatalytic activity of Au@TiO2 core-shell nanostructures. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 1488-1496.

    157. He, L.; Wang, M.; Zhang, Q.; Lu, Y.; Yin, Y. Magnetic Assembly and Patterning of General Nanoscale Materials through Nonmagnetic Templates, Nano Lett., 2013, 13, 264-271.

    156. Wang, W.; Dahl, M.; Yin, Y. Hollow Nanocrystals through the Nanoscale Kirkendall Effect, Chem. Mater., 2013, 25, 1179-1189. (cover article)

    155. Zhang, Q.; Lee, I.; Joo, J.; Zaera, F. and Yin, Y. Core-Shell Nanostructured Catalysts, Acc. Chem. Res., 2013, 46, 1816-1824.. (cover article)

    154. Zhao, J.; Lu, Z.; Yin, Y.; McRae, C.; Piper, J.; Dawes, J.; Jin, D. and Goldys, E, Upconversion Luminescence with Tunable Lifetime in NaYF4: Yb, Er Nanocrystals: Role of Nanocrystal Size, Nanoscale, 2013, 5, 944-52.

    153. Yin, Y. and Talapin, D. The chemistry of functional nanomaterials, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2013, 42, 2484-2487. (preface)

    152. Liu, Y.; Goebl, J.; Yin, Y. Templated Synthesis of Nanostructured Materials, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2013, 42, 2610-2653. (cover article)

    151. Zhang, Q. and Yin, Y. Beyond Spheres: Murphy's Silver Nanorods and Nanowires, Chem. Commun. 2013, 49, 215 - 217.

    150. Joo, J. B.; Zhang, Q.; Dahl, M.; Zaera, F. and Yin, Y. Synthesis, Crystallinity Control, and Photocatalysis of Nanostructured TiO2 Shells, J. Mater. Res., 2013, 28, 362-368.

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  • 2012
  • 149. Hu, Y.; He, L. and Yin, Y. Charge Stabilization of Superparamagnetic Colloids for High Performance Responsive Photonic Structures, Small, 2012, 8, 3795-3799.

    148. Lu, Z. and Yin, Y. Colloidal Nanoparticle Clusters: Functional Materials by Design, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2012, 41, 6874 - 6887.

    147. Dahl, M.; Dang,S.; Joo, J. B.; Zhang, Q. and Yin, Y. Control of the Crystallinity in TiO2 Microspheres through Silica Impregnation, CrystEngComm, 2012, 14, 7680 - 7685.

    146. Malik, V.; Petoukhov, A.; He, L.; Yin, Y. and Schmidt, M. Colloidal Crystallization and Structural Changes in Suspensions of Silica/Magnetite Core-Shell Nanoparticles, Langmuir, 2012, 28, 14777-14783. (cover)

    145. Liang, X.; Li, J.; Joo, J. B.; Gutierrez, A.; Tillekaratne, A.; Lee, I.; Yin, Y. and Zaera, F., Diffusion through the Shells of Yolk-Shell and Core-Shell Nanostructures in the Liquid Phase. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 8034-8036.

    144. He, L.; Malik, V.; Wang, M.; Hu, Y.; Anson, F. E. and Yin, Y. Self-Assembly and Magnetically Induced Phase Transition of Three-Dimensional Colloidal Photonic Crystals, Nanoscale, 2012, 4, 4438-4442.

    143. Liu, Y.; Han, X.; He, L.; Yin, Y. Thermoresponsive Assembly of Charged Gold Nanoparticles and Their Reversible Tuning of Plasmon Coupling, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 6373-6377.

    142. He, L.; Hu, Y.; Wang, M.; Yin, Y. Determination of Solvation Layer Thickness by a Magneto-Photonic Approach, ACS Nano, 2012, 6, 4196-4202.

    141. He, L.; Wang, M.; Ge, J.; Yin, Y. Magnetic Assembly Route to Colloidal Responsive Photonic Nanostructures, Acc. Chem. Res., 2012, 45, 1431-1440.

    140. Gao, C.; Lu, Z.; Liu, Y.; Zhang, Q.; Chi, M.; Cheng, Q.; Yin, Y.,Highly Stable Ag Nanoplates for Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensing, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 5629-5633.

    139. Gao, C., Vuong, J.; Zhang, Q.; Liu, Y.; Yin, Y., One-step Seeded Growth of Au Nanoparticles with Widely Tunable Sizes, Nanoscale, 2012, 4, 2875-2878.

    138. Kim, J.; He, L.; Song, Y.; Yin, Y.; Kwon, S., "Lithographic Compartmentalization of Emulsion Droplet Templates for Microparticles with Multiple Nanostructured Compartments", Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 6091-6093.

    137. Li, N.; Zhang, Q.; Quilivian, S.; Goebl, J.; Gan, Y.; Yin, Y. "H2O2-Aided Seed-Mediated Synthesis of Silver Nanoplates with Improved Yield and Efficiency", Chem. Phys. Chem, 2012, 13, 2526-2530.

    136. Goebl, J.; Zhang, Q.; He, L.; Yin, Y. "Monitoring the Shape Evolution of Silver Nanoplates: a Marker Study", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 552-555.

    135. Joo, J.-B.; Zhang, Q.; Dahl, M.; Lee, I.; Goebl, J.; Zaera, F.; Yin, Y. "Control of the Nanoscale Crystallinity in Mesoporous TiO2 Shells for Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity", Energy Environ. Sci., 2012, 5, 6321-6327.

    134. Joo, J.-B.; Zhang, Q.; Lee, I.; Dahl, M.; Zaera, F. Yin, Y. "Mesoporous Anatase Titania Hollow Nanostructures through Silica-Protected Calcination", Adv. Funct. Mater., 2012, 22, 166-174.

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  • 2011
  • 133. Gao, C.; Zhang, Q.; Lu, Z.; Yin, Y. "Templated Synthesis of Metal Nanorods in Silica Nanotubes", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 19706-19709.

    132. Zhang, Q.; Li, N.; Goebl, J.; Lu, Z.; Yin, Y. "A Systematic Study of the Synthesis of Silver Nanoplates: Is Citrate a "Magic" Reagent?", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 18931-18939.

    131. He, L.; Hu, Y.; Han, X.; Lu, Y.; Lu, Z.; Yin, Y. “Assembly and Photonic Properties of Superparamagnetic Colloids in Complex Magnetic Fields”, Langmuir, 2011, 27, 13444-13450.

    130. Gao, C.; Lu, Z.; Yin, Y. "Gram-Scale Synthesis of Silica Nanotubes with Controlled Aspect Ratios by Templating of Nickel-Hydrazine Complex Nanorods", Langmuir, 2011, 27, 12201-12208.

    129. Talapin, D. V.; Yin, Y. “Themed Issue: Chemical Transformations of Nanoparticles”, J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 11454-11456.

    128. Lu, Z.; Li, C. and Yin, Y. “Synthesis and Thermochromic Properties of Vanadium Dioxide Colloidal Particles”, J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 14776-14782.

    127. Lu, Z.; Gao, C.; Zhang,Q.; Chi, M.; Howe, J. Y. and Yin, Y. “Direct Assembly of Hydrophobic Nanoparticles to Multifunctional Structures”, Nano Lett. 2011, 11, 3404-3412..

    126. Zhang,Q.; Lima, D. Q.; Lee, I.; Zaera, F.; Chi, M. and Yin, Y. “A Highly Active Titanium Dioxide Based Visible-Light Photocatalyst with Nonmetal Doping and Plasmonic Metal Decoration”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 7088-7092.

    125. Han, X.; Goebl, J.; Lu, Z. and Yin, Y. “Role of Salt in the Spontaneous Assembly of Charged Gold Nanoparticles in Ethanol”, Langmuir, 2011, 27, 5282 - 5289.

    124. Kim, J.; Song, Y.; He, L.; Kim, H.; Lee, H.; Park, W.; Yin, Y. and Kwon, S. "Real-time Optofluidic Synthesis of Magnetochromatic Microspheres for Reversible Structural Color Patterning", Small, 2011, 7, 1163-1168. (cover article)

    123. Wang, S.; Lu, Z.; Wang, D.; Li, C.; Chen, C. and Yin, Y. “Porous Monodisperse V2O5 Microspheres as Cathode Materials for Lithium-ion Batteries”, J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 6365 - 6369.

    122. Hu, Y.; He, L. and Yin Y. “Magnetically Responsive Photonic Nanochains”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 3747-3750 (cover article).

    121. Lee, I.; Joo, J.B.; Yin, Y. and Zaera, F. “A New Yolk@Shell Nanoarchitecture for Au/TiO2 Catalysts”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 10208-10211.

    120. Xuan, R.; Wu, Q.; Yin, Y. and Ge, J. "Magnetically assembled photonic crystal film for humidity sensing", J. Mater. Chem., 2011, 21, 3672-3676.

    119. Lu, Z.; Sun, L.; Nguyen, K.; Gao, C. and Yin, Y. "Formation Mechanism and Size Control in One-Pot Synthesis of Mercapto-Silica Colloidal Spheres", Langmuir, 2011, 27, 3372-3380.

    118. Yao, J.; Schachermeyer, S.; Yin, Y. and Zhong, W. "Cation Exchange in ZnSe Nanocrystals for Signal Amplification in Bioassays", Anal. Chem., 2011, 83, 402-408.

    117. Lee, I; Albiter, M. A.; Zhang, Q.; Ge, J.; Yin, Y. and Zaera, F. "New Nanostructured Heterogeneous Catalysts with Increased Selectivity and Stability", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2011, 13, 2449-2456. (cover article)

    116. Zhang, Q; Joo, J. B.; Lu, Z.; Dahl, M.; Oliveira, D. Q. L.; Ye, M. and Yin, Y. "Self-Assembly and Photocatalysis of Mesoporous TiO2 Nanocrystal Clusters", Nano Res. 2011, 4, 103-114.

    115. Lee, I; Zhang, Q.; Ge, J.; Yin, Y. and Zaera, F. "Encapsulation of Supported Pt Nanoparticles with Mesoporous Silica for Increased Catalyst Stability", Nano Res. 2011, 4, 115-123.

    114. Yin, Y. "Preface to the Special Issue on Nanostructured Catalysts", Nano Res., 2011, 4, 1-2.

    113. Ge, J. and Yin, Y. "Responsive Photonic Crystals";, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 1492-1522. (invited review article)

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  • 2010
  • 112. Wang, W.; Goebl, J.; He, L.; Aloni, S.; Hu, Y.; Zhen, L.; Yin, Y. “Epitaxial Growth of Shape-Controlled Bi2Te3-Te Heterogeneous Nanostructures”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 17316–17324.

    111. Gilbert, B.; Katz, J.; Denlinger, J.; Falcone, R.; Yin, Y. and Waychunas, G. “Soft X-Ray Spectroscopy Study of the Electronic Structure of Oxidized and Partially-Oxidized Magnetite Nanoparticles”, J. Phys. Chem. C 2010, 114, 21994–22001.

    110. Wang, D.; Liu, X.; He, L.; Yin, Y.; Wu, D. and Shi, J.  “Manipulating Graphene Mobility and Charge Neutral Point with Ligand-Bound Nanoparticles as Charge Reservoir”, Nano Lett.2010, 10, 4989–4993.

    109. Zhang, Q.; Hu, Y.; Guo, S.; Goebl, J.; Yin, Y. “Seeded-Growth of Uniform Ag Nanoplates with High Aspect Ratio and Widely Tunable Surface Plasmon Bands”, Nano Lett. 2010, 10, 5037-5042.

    108. He L.; Hu Y.; Kim, H.; Ge, J.; Kwon, S. and Yin, Y. "Magnetic Assembly of Nonmagnetic Particles into Photonic Crystal Structures", Nano Lett. 2010, 10, 4708-4714.

    107. Zorba, S.; Maxwell, R.; Farah, C.; He, L.; Ye, M. and Yin, Y. "Superparamagnetic Magnetite Nanoparticle Superstructures for Optical Modulation/Chopping", J. Phys. Chem.C 2010, 114, 17868-17873.

    106. Ge, J.; He, L.; Hu, Y.; Yin, Y., “Magnetically induced colloidal assembly into field-responsive photonic structures”, Nanoscale2010, 177-183.

    105. Lu, Z.; Duan, J.; He, L.; Hu, Y.; Yin, Y., “Mesoporous TiO2 Nanocrystal Clusters for Selective Enrichment of Phosphopeptides”, Anal. Chem. 2010, 82, 7249-7258.

    104. Ye, M.; Zorba, S.; He, L.; Hu, Y.; Maxwell, R. T.; Farah, C.; Zhang, Q. and Yin, Y. “Self-Assembly of Superparamagnetic Magnetite Particles into Peapod-like Structures and Their Application in Optical Modulation”, J. Mater. Chem. 2010, 20, 7965-7969.

    103. Lu, Z.; He, L. and Yin, Y. “Superparamagnetic nanocrystal clusters for enrichment of low-abundance peptides and proteins”, Chem. Commun2010, 46, 6174-6176.

    102. Wang, Y; Hu, Y.; Zhang, Q.; Ge, J.; Lu, Z.; Hou, Y. and Yin, Y., "One-Pot Synthesis and Optical Property of Copper(I) Sulfide Nanodisks", Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 6601-6608. 

    101. Zheng, K.; Wang, C.; Cheng, Y.; Yue, Y.; Han, X.; Zhang, Z.; Shan, Z.; Mao, S. X.; Ye, M.; Yin, Y. and Ma, E. “Electron-beam-assisted superplastic shaping of nanoscale amorphous silica”, Nature Commun. 2010, 1, 24.

    100. Hu, Y.; Zhang, Q.; Goebl, J.; Zhang, T. and Yin, Y. "Control over the Permeation of Silica Nanoshells by Surface-Protected Etching with Water", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2010, 12, 11836-11842.

    99. Zhang, Q.; Lee, I.; Ge, J.; Zaera, F. and Yin, Y., "Surface-Protected Etching of Mesoporous Oxide Shells for the Stabilization of Metal Nanocatalysts", Adv. Funct. Mater. 2010, 20, 2201-2214. (invited feature article).

    98. Ge, J.; Kwon, S. and Yin, Y., "Niche Applications of Magnetically Responsive Photonic Structures", J. Mater. Chem., 2010, 20, 5777-5784. (invited highlight article)

    97. Ye, M.; Zhang, Q.; Hu, Y.; Ge, J.; Lu, Z.; He, L.; Chen, Z. and Yin, Y., “Magnetically Recoverable Core-shell Nanocomposites with Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity”, Chem. Eur. J., 2010, 16, 6243-6250.

    96. Lu, Z.; Ye, M.; Li, N.; Zhong, W and Yin, Y., “Self-Assembled TiO2 Nanocrystal Clusters for Selective Enrichment of Intact Phosphorylated Proteins”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2010, 49, 1862-1866.

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

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  • 2009
  • 94. Zhang, Q.; Wang, W.; Goebl, J. and Yin, Y. “Self-Templated Synthesis of Hollow Nanostructures”, Nano Today, 2009, 4, 494-507. (invited review article)

    93. Li, J.; Schachermeyer, S.; Wang, Y.; Yin, Y. and Zhong, W. “Detection of MicroRNA by Fluorescence Amplification Based on Cation-Exchange in Nanocrystals”, Anal. Chem. 2009, 81, 9723–9729.

    92. Kim, H.; Ge, J.; Kim, J.; Choi, S.-E.; Lee, H.; Lee, H.; Park, W.; Yin, Y.; Kwon, S. “Structural Colour Printing Using a Magnetically Tunable and Lithographically Fixable Photonic Crystal”, Nature Photonics 2009, 3, 534-540.

    91. Wang, W-S.; Hu, Y.; Goebl, J.; Lu, Z.; Zhen, L.; Yin, Y. “Shape and Size-Controlled Synthesis of Calcium Molybdate Doughnut-Shaped Microstructures”, J. Phys. Chem. C 2009, 113, 16414–16423.

    90. Ge, J.; Lee, H.; He, L.; Kim, J.; Lu, Z.; Kim, H.; Goebl, J.; Kwon, S. and Yin, Y. “Magnetochromatic Microspheres: Rotating Photonic Crystals”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 15687-15694. (cover article)

    89. Zhang, Q.; Ge, J.; Goebl, J.; Hu, Y.; Lu, Z. and Yin, Y. “Rattle-Type Silica Colloidal Particles through a Surface-Protected Etching Process”, Nano Research, 2009, 2, 583-591.

    88. Ge, J.; Goebl, J.; He, L.; Lu, Z. and Yin, Y. “Rewritable Photonic Paper with Hygroscopic Salt Solution as Ink”, Adv. Mater. 2009, 21, 4259-4264.

    87. Lu, Z.; Goebl, J.; Ge, J. and Yin, Y. “Self-Assembly and Tunable Plasmonic Property of Gold Nanoparticles on Mercapto-Silica Microspheres”, J. Mater. Chem., 2009, 19, 4597–4602.

    86. Zhang,Q.; Ge, J.; Pham, T.; Goebl, J.; Hu, Y.; Lu, Z. and Yin, Y. “Reconstruction of Ag Nanoplates by UV Irradiation: Tailored Optical Property and Enhanced Stability”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2009, 48, 3516-3519.

    85. Ge, J.; He, L.; Goebl, J. and Yin, Y. “Assembly of Magnetically Tunable Photonic Crystals in Nonpolar Solvents”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 3484–3486.

    84. Zhang,T.; Zhang, Q.; Ge, J.; Goebl, J.; Sun, M.; Yan, Y.; Liu, Y.-S.; Chang, C.-L.; Guo, J. and Yin, Y., “A Self-Templated Route to Hollow Silica Microspheres”, J. Phys. Chem. C., 2009, 113, 3168-3175.

    83. Li, J.; Zhang, T.; Ge, J.; Yin, Y. and Zhong, W. “Fluorescence Amplification by Cation Exchange in Ionic Nanocrystals”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2009, 48, 1588-1591.

    82. Hu, Y.; Ge, J. and Yin, Y. “PDMS Rubber as a Single-Source Precursor for Templated Growth of Silica Nanotubes”, Chem. Commun., 2009, 914-916.

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  • 2008
  • 81. Ge, J.; Zhang, Q.; Zhang, T. and Yin, Y. “Core-Satellite Nanocomposite Catalysts Protected by a Porous Silica Shell: Controllable Reactivity, High Stability, and Magnetic Recyclability”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2008, 47, 8924-8928.

    80. Hu, Y.; Ge, J.; Zhang, T. and Yin, Y., “A Blown Film Process to Disk-Shaped Polymer Ellipsoids”, Adv. Mater., 2008, 23, 4599-4602.

    79. Zhang, Q.; Zhang, T.; Ge, J. and Yin, Y., “Permeable Silica Shell through Surface-Protected Etching”, Nano Lett., 2008, 8, 2867-2871.

    78. Li, J.; Ge, J.; Yin, Y. and Zhong, W., “Multiplexed Affinity-Based Protein Complexes Purification”, Anal. Chem., 2008, 80, 7068–7074.

    77. Ge, J. and Yin. Y., “Magnetically Responsive Colloidal Photonic Crystals”, J. Mater. Chem., 2008, 18, 5041-5045. (highlight, cover article)

    76. Cabot, A.; Smith, R.; Yin, Y.; Zheng, H.; Reinhard, B.; Liu, H. and Alivisatos, A. P., "Sulfidation of Cadmium at the Nanoscale", ACS Nano, 2008, 2, 1452–1458. (cover article)

    75. Zhang, T.; Ge, J.; Hu, Y.; Zhang, Q.; Aloni, S.; and Yin. Y., "Formation of Hollow Silica Colloids through a Spontaneous Dissolution-Regrowth Process", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2008, 47, 5806-5811.

    74. Ge, J. and Yin. Y., "Magnetically Tunable Colloidal Photonic Structures in Alkanol Solutions", Adv. Mater., 2008, 20, 3485-3491.

    73. Ashcroft, J. M.; Gu, W.; Zhang, T.; Hughes, S. M.; Hartman, K. B.; Hofmann, C.; Kanaras, A. G.; Kilcoyne, D. A.; Le Gros, M.; Yin, Y.; Alivisatos, A. P. and Larabell, C. A., "TiO2 Nanoparticles as a Soft X-ray Molecular Probe", Chem. Comm., 2008, 21, 2471-2473.

    72. Hu, Y.; Ge, J.; Lim. D.; Zhang, T. and Yin, Y. "Size-Controlled Synthesis of Highly Water-Soluble Silver Nanocrystals", J. Solid State Chem., 2008, 181, 1524-1529. (invited article, special issue)

    71. Ge, J.; Huynh, T.; Hu, Y. and Yin, Y. "Hierarchical Magnetite/Silica Nanoassemblies as Magnetically Recoverable Catalyst Support", Nano Lett., 2008, 8, 931-934.

    70. Ge, J.; Hu, Y.; Zhang, T.; Huynh, T. and Yin, Y. "Self-Assembly and Field-Responsive Optical Diffractions of Superparamagnetic Colloids", Langmuir, 2008, 24, 3671-3680.

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  • 2007
  • 69. Zhang, T.; Ge, J.; Hu, Y. and Yin, Y. "A General Approach for Transferring Hydrophobic Nanocrystals into Water", Nano Lett. 2007, 7, 3203 -3207.

    68. Ge, J.; Hu, Y.; Zhang, T. and Yin, Y. “Superparamagnetic Composite Colloids with Anisotropic Structures”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 8974 -8975.

    67. Ge, J.; Hu, Y. and Yin, Y. "Highly Tunable Superparamagnetic Colloidal Photonic Crystals", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 7428-7431 (cover article)

    66. Ge, J.; Hu, Y.; Biasini, M.; Dong, C.; Guo, J.; Beyermann, W. P. and Yin, Y., “One-Step Synthesis of Highly Water-Soluble Magnetite Colloidal Nanocrystals”, Chem. Eur. J. 2007, 13, 7153-7161.

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

    64. Ge, J.; Hu, Y.; Biasini, M.; Beyermann, W. P. and Yin, Y., "Superparamagnetic Magnetite Colloidal Nanocrystal Clusters", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 4342-4345.

    63. Xiong, Y.; Cai, H.; Yin, Y. and Xia. Y., "Synthesis and Characterization of Fivefold Twinned Nanorods and Right Bipyramids of Palladium", Chem. Phys. Lett. 2007, 440, 273-278.

    62. Xiong,Y.; Siekkinen, A. R.; Wang, J.; Yin, Y.; Kim, M. J. and Xia. Y., "Synthesis of Silver Nanoplates at High Yields by Slowing Down the Polyol Reduction of Silver Nitrate with Polyacrylamide", J. Mater. Chem. 2007, 17, 2600-2602.

    Publications prior to UCR

    61. Cabot, A.; Puntes, V. F.; Shevchenko, E.; Yin, Y.; Balcells, L.; Markus, M. A.; Hughes, S. M. and Alivisatos, A. P., “Vacancy Coalescence during Oxidation of Iron Nanoparticles”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 10358-10360.

    60. Kim. S.; Yin,Y.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Somorjai, G. A.; Yates, J. T., Jr."IR Spectroscopic Observation of Molecular Transport through Pt@CoO Yolk-Shell Nanostructures", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 9510 -9513.

    59. Xiong, Y.; McLellan, J. M.; Yin, Y. and Xia Y., “Synthesis of Palladium Icosahedra with Twinned Structure by Blocking Oxidative Etching with Citric Acid or Citrate Ions”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2007, 46, 790 –794.

    58. Liu, H.; Guo, J.; Yin, Y.; Augustsson, A.; Dong,C.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Thornton, G.; Ogletree, D. F.; Requejo, F. G. and Salmeron. M., “Electronic Properties and Ligand Effects of Cobalt Nanoparticles Suspended in Liquid”, Nano Lett. 2007, 7, 1919-1922.

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  • 2006
  • 57. Wiley, B. J.; Wang, Z.; Wei, J.; Yin, Y.; Cobden, D. H.; and Xia, Y., “Synthesis and Electrical Characterization of Silver Nanobeams”, Nano Lett. 2006, 6, 2273-2278.

    56. Lee, E. P.; Chen, J.; Yin, Y.; Campbell, C. T.; Xia, Y. “Pd-catalyzed growth of Pt nanoparticles or nano wires as dense coatings on polymeric and ceramic particulate supports”, Adv. Mater. 2006, 18, 3271-3274.

    55. Liu, G. L.; Yin, Y.; Kunchakarra, S.; Mukherjee, B.; Gerion, D.; Jett, S. D.; Bear, D. G.; Gray, J. W.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Lee, L. P. and Chen, F. F. “A Nanoplasmonic Molecular Ruler for Measuring Nuclease Activity and DNA Footprinting. Nature Nanotech. 2006, 1, 47-52.

    54. Yin, Y.; Erdonmez, C. K.; Aloni, S. and Alivisatos, A. P., “ Faceting of Nanocrystals during Chemical Transformation: From Solid Silver Spheres to Hollow Gold Octahedra”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 12671-12673.

    53. Washio, I.; Xiong, Y.; Yin, Y. and Xia, Y., “Reduction by the End Groups of Poly(vinyl pyrrolidone): A New and Versatile Route to the Kinetically Controlled Synthesis of Ag Triangular Nanoplates”, Adv. Mater. 2006, 18, 1745-1749.

    52. Yin, Y.; Erdonmez, C. K.; Cabot, A.; Hughes, S. and Alivisatos, A. P., “Colloidal Synthesis of Hollow Cobalt Sulfide Nanocrystals”, Adv. Func. Mater. 2006, 16, 1389-1399. (cover article)

    51. Ostermann, R.; Li, D.; Yin,Y.; McCann, J. T. and Xia, Y., “V2O5 Nanorods on TiO2 Nanofibers: A New Class of Hierarchical Nanostructures Enabled by Electrospinning and Calcination”, Nano Lett. 2006, 6, 1297-1306.

    50. Chen, J.; Xiong, Y.; Yin, Y. and Xia, Y., “Surfactant-Directed Assembly of Pt Nanoparticles into Colloidal Spheres and Their Use as Substrates in Forming Pt Nanorods and Nanowires”, Small, 2006, 2, 1340-1343.

    49. Wiley, B. J.; Xiong, Y.; Li, Z.-Y.; Yin, Y. and Xia Y., “Right Bipyramids of Silver: A New Shape Derived from Single Twinned Seeds”, Nano Lett., 2006, 6, 765 -768.

    48. Zettsu, N.; McLellan, J. M.; Wiley, B.; Yin, Y.; Li, Z-Y. and Xia, Y., “Rhodium Multipods: Synthesis, Stability, Surface Plasmonic Properties, and Their Use as Substrates for Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 1288 - 1292.

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  • 2005
  • 47. Xiong, Y.; Wiley, B.; Chen, J.; Li, Z-Y.; Yin, Y. and Xia, Y., “Corrosion-Based Synthesis of Single-Crystal Pd Nanoboxes and Nanocages and Their Surface Plasmon Properties”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 7913-7917.

    46. Xiong, Y.; McLellan, J. M.; Chen, J.; Yin, Y.; Li, Z-Y. and Xia, Y., “Kinetically Controlled Synthesis of Triangular and Hexagonal Nanoplates of Pd and Their SPR/SERS Properties”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 17118-17127.

    45. Jeong, U.; Xia, Y. and Yin, Y., “Large-Scale Synthesis of Single Crystalline CdSe Nanowires through a Cation-Exchange Route”, Chem. Phys. Lett. 2005, 416, 246-250.

    44. Yin, Y. and Alivisatos, A. P., “Colloidal Nanocrystal Synthesis and the Organic-Inorganic Interface”, Nature 2005, 437, 664-670 (Insight review,).

    43. Xiong, Y.; Wiley, B.; Chen, J.; Xia, Y.; Yin, Y. and Li, Z-Y., “Size-Dependence of Surface Plasmon Resonance and Oxidation for Pd Nanocubes Synthesized via a Seed Etching Process”, Nano Lett. 2005, 5, 1237-1242.

    42. Xiong, Y.; Chen, J.; Wiley, B.; Xia, Y.; Aloni, S. and Yin, Y., “Understanding the Role of Oxidative Etching in the Polyol Synthesis of Pd Nanoparticles with Uniform Shape and Size” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 7332-7333.

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  • 2004
  • 41. Son, D. H.; Hughes, S. M.; Yin, Y. and Alivisatos, A. P., “Cation Exchange Reactions in Ionic Nanocrystals”, Science 2004, 306, 1009-1012.

    40. Yin, Y.; Rioux, R. M.; Erdonmez, C. K.; Hughes, S.; Somorjai, G. A. and Alivisatos, A. P., “Formation of Hollow Nanocrystals through the Nanoscale Kirkendall Effect”, Science 2004, 304, 711-714 (highlighted in Science and Materials Today).

  • 2003
  • 39. Yin Y. and Xia, Y., “Self-Assembly of Spherical Colloids into Helical Chains with Well-Controlled Handiness”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 2048-2049.

    38. Yin Y.; Li, Z.-Y. and Xia, Y., “Template-Directed Growth of (100)-Oriented Colloidal Crystals”, Langmuir 2003, 19, 622-631.

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

    36. Xia, Y.; Yin, Y.; Lu, Y. and McLellan, J., “Template-Assisted Self-Assembly of Spherical Colloids into Complex and Controllable Structures”, Adv. Func. Mater. 2003, 13, 907-918).

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  • 2002
  • 35. Yin, Y. and Xia, Y., “Growth of Large Colloidal Crystals with Their (100) Planes Oriented Parallel to the Surfaces of Supporting Substrates”, Adv. Mater. 2002, 14, 605-608.

    34. Lu, Y.; Yin, Y.; Li, Z.-Y. and Xia, Y., “Colloidal Crystals Made of Polystyrene Spheroids: Fabrication and Structural/Optical Characterization”, Langmuir  200218,  7722-7727.

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

    32. Yin, Y.; Zhang, G. and Xia, Y., “Synthesis and Characterization of MgO Nanowires through a Vapor-Phase Precursor Method”, Adv. Func. Mater. 2002, 12, 293-298.

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

    30. Lu, Y.; Yin. Y.; Li, Z.-Y. and Xia, Y., “Synthesis and Self-Assembly of Au@SiO2 Core-Shell Colloids”, Nano Lett. 2002, 2, 785-788 (cover article).

    29. Lu, Y.; Yin, Y.; Mayers, B. T. and Xia, Y., “Modifying the Surface Properties of Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles through A Sol-Gel Approach”, Nano Lett. 2002, 2, 183-186.

    28. Yin, Y.; Li, Z.-Y.; Zhong, Z.; Gates, B.; Xia, Y. and S. Venkateswaran, “Synthesis and Characterization of Stable Aqueous Dispersions of Silver Nanoparticles through the Tollens Process”, J. Mater. Chem. 2002, 12, 522-527.

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  • 2001
  • 27. Yin, Y.; Lu, Y.; Gates, B. and Xia, Y., “Template-Assisted Self-Assembly: A Practical Route to Complex Aggregates of Monodispersed Colloids with Well-Defined Sizes, Shapes, and Structures”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 8718-8729 (highlighted in Science).

    26. Yin, Y.; Lu, Y. and Xia, Y., “A Self-Assembly Approach to the Formation of Asymmetric Dimers from Monodispersed Spherical Colloids”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 771-772.

    25. Yin, Y. and Xia, Y., “Self-Assembly of Monodispersed Colloidal Spheres into Complex Aggregates with Well-Defined Sizes, Shapes, and Structures”, Adv. Mater. 2001, 13, 267-271.

    24. Yin, Y.; Lu, Y. and Xia, Y., “Self-Assembly of Monodispersed Spherical Colloids into 1D Chains with Well-Defined Lengths and Structures”, J. Mater. Chem. 2001, 11, 987-989.

    23. Xia, Y.; Gates, B.; and Yin, Y., “Building Complex Structures from Monodispersed Spherical Colloids”, Aust. J. Chem. 2001, 54, 287-290 (cover feature article).

    22. Mayers, B.; Gates, B.; Yin, Y. and Xia, Y., “Large-Scale Synthesis of Monodispersed Nanorods of Se/Te Alloys through a Homogeneous Nucleation and Solution Growth Process”, Adv. Mater. 2001, 13, 1380-1384.

    21. Lu, Y.; Yin, Y.; Gates, B. and Xia, Y., “Growth of Large Crystals of Monodispersed Spherical Colloids in Fluidic Cells Fabricated Using Non-Photolithographic Methods”, Langmuir, 2001, 17, 6344-6350 (cover article).

    20. Lu, Y.; Yin, Y. and Xia, Y., “Three-Dimensional Photonic Crystals with Nonspherical Colloids as the Building Blocks”, Adv. Mater. 2001, 13, 415-420.

    19. Lu, Y.; Yin, Y. and Xia, Y., “A Self-Assembly Approach to the Fabrication of Patterned, Two-Dimensional Arrays of Microlenses of Organic Polymers”, Adv. Mater. 2001, 13, 34-37.

    18. Gates, B.; Wu, Y.; Yin, Y.; Yang, P. and Xia, Y., “Single Crystalline Nanowires of Ag2Se Can Be Synthesized by Templating against Nanowires of Trigonal Se”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 11500-11501.

    17. Li, Z.-Y.; Yin, Y. and Xia, Y., “Optimization of Elastomeric Phase Masks for Near-Field Photolithography”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 2001, 78, 2431-2433 (highlighted in Spectra Photonics).

    16. Yin, Y.; Lu, Y.; Gates, B. and Xia, Y., “Synthesis and Characterization of Mesoscopic Hollow Spheres of Ceramic Materials with Functionalized Interior Surfaces”, Chem. Mater. 2001, 13, 1146-1148 (highlighted in MRS Bulletin).

    15. Lu, Y.; Yin, Y. and Xia, Y., “Preparation and Characterization of Micrometer-Sized Egg Shells”, Adv. Mater. 2001, 13, 271-274.

    14. Xia, Y.; Qin, D. and Yin, Y., “Surface Patterning and its Application in Wetting/Dewetting Studies”, Current Opinions in Colloid & Interface Science 2001, 6, 54-64 (review article).

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  • 2000 and before
  • 13. Xia, Y.; Gates, B.; Yin, Y.; and Lu, Y., “Monodispersed Colloidal Spheres: Old Materials with New Applications”, Adv. Mater. 2000, 12, 693-713 (review article).

    12. Yin, Y.; Gates, B. and Xia, Y., “A Soft Lithographic Approach to the Fabrication of Nanostructures of Single Crystalline Silicon with Well-Defined Dimensions and Shapes”, Adv. Mater. 2000, 12, 1426-1430 (cover article).

    11. Gates, B.; Yin, Y. and Xia, Y., “A Solution-Phase Approach to the Synthesis of Uniform Nanowires of Crystalline Selenium with Lateral Dimensions in the Range of 10-30 nm”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2000, 122, 12582-12583.

    10. Zhong, Z.; Yin, Y.; Gates, B. and Xia, Y., “Preparation of Mesoscale Hollow Spheres of TiO2 and SnO2 by Templating against Crystalline Arrays of Polystyrene Beads”, Adv. Mater. 2000, 12, 206-209.

    9. Dreja, M.; Kim, I. T.; Yin, Y. and Xia, Y., “Multilayered Supermolecular Structures Self-Assembled from Polyelectrolytes and Cyclodextrin Host-Guest Complexes”, J. Mater. Chem. 2000, 10, 603-605.

    8. Bian, G.; Yin, Y.; Fu, Y.; Wu, Z.; Hu, T. and Liu, T., “Preparation and Crystallization of Nano-Sized Amorphous Nickel Sulfide by Using g-Irradiation”, Acta Physico-Chimica Sinica, 2000, 16, 55-59.

    7. Gates, B.; Yin, Y. and Xia, Y., “Fabrication and Characterization of Porous Membranes with Highly Ordered Three-Dimensional Periodic Structures”, Chem. Mater. 1999, 11, 2827-2836.

    6. Xu, X.; Yin, Y.; Ge, X.; Wu, H. and Zhang, Z., “g-Radiation Synthesis of Poly(acrylic acid)-Metal Nanocomposites”, Mater. Lett. 1999, 37, 354-358.

    5. Yin, Y.; Xu, X.; Ge, X.; Lu, Y. and Zhang, Z., “Synthesis and Characterization of ZnS Colloidal Particles via g-Radiation”, Radiat. Phys. Chem. 1999, 55, 353-356.

    4. Xu, X.; Ge, X.; Yin, Y.; Zhang, Z.; Zou, J. and Niu, A. “Seeded microemulsion polymerization of butyl acrylate”, J. Poly. Sci., A, 1998, 36, 2631-2635.

    3. Yin, Y.; Xu, X.; Ge, X. and Zhang, Z., “Preparation and Characterization of Polyacrylamide-Silver Nanocomposites”, Radiat. Phys. Chem. 1998, 53, 567-570.

    2. Yin, Y.; Xu, X.; Xia, C.; Ge, X. and Zhang, Z., “Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(butyl acrylate-co-styrene)-Silver Nanocomposites by g- Radiation in W/O Microemulsions”, Chem. Comm. 1998, 941-942.

    1. Yin, Y.; Xu, X.; Ge, X.; Xia, C. and Zhang, Z., “Synthesis of Cadmium Sulfide Nanoparticles in situ Using g-Radiation”, Chem. Comm. 1998, 1641-1642.

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  • Book Chapters and Proceedings
  • 13. Ge, J.; He, L. and Yin, Y., “Magnetically Tunable Colloidal Photonic Crystals”, in Chemistry of Nanostructured Materials II (Ed: Yang P.), World Scientific Publisher, 2010, in press.

    12. Hu,Y.; Ge, J.; Goebl, J. and Yin. Y., “Advanced Polymer Nanoparticles with Nonspherical Morphologies”, in Advanced Polymer Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Surface Modifications (Ed: Mittal V.), Taylor and Francis (CRC Press), USA, 2009, pp. 61-95.

    11. Erdonmez, C. K. and Yin, Y., “Chemical Transformation of Colloidal Nanocrystals”, in Functional Nanomaterials: A Chemistry and Engineering Perspective (Eds: Chen, S. and Lin, W.), The Press of the University of Science and Technology of China, 2009, 80-112.

    10. Xia, Y., Fudouzi, H., Lu, Y. and Yin, Y., “Colloidal Crystals: Recent Developments and Niche Applications”, in Colloids and Colloid Assemblies (Ed: Caruso, F.), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany, 2004, pp.284-316.

    9. Xia, Y., Lu, Y., Kamata, K., Gates, B. and Yin, Y. “Macroporous Materials Containing Three-Dimensionally Periodic Structures”, in Chemistry of Nanostructured Materials (Ed.: Yang, P.), World Scientific, 2003, pp.69-100.

    8. Xia, Y.; Gates, B.; Yin, Y. and Sun, Y., “Self-Assembly of Monodispersed Spherical Colloids into Complex Structures”, in Handbook of Surface Colloid Chemistry (Ed: Birdi, K. S.), CRC Press, 2002, pp. 555-579.

    7. Yin, Y. and Xia, Y., “Photonic Crystals Self-Assembled against Templates”, Proc. SPIE 2002, 4809 (Nanoscale Optics and Applications), 11-16.

    6. Lu, Y.; Yin, Y. and Xia, Y., “Photonic Crystals Fabricated from Gold-Silica Core-Shell Nanoparticles”, Proc. SPIE 2002, 4809 (Nanoscale Optics and Applications), 197-201.

    5. Xia, Y.; Yin, Y.; Lu, Y. and Gates, B., “Photonic Bandgap Crystals by Self-Assembly”, Proc. SPIE 2002, 4809 (Nanoscale Optics and Applications), 25-32.

    4. Mayers, B. T.; Gates, B. D.; Sun, Y.; Yin, Y.; Lu, Y. and Xia, Y., “Nanowires by Solution-Phase Synthesis”, Proc. SPIE 2002, 4807 (Physical Chemistry of Interfaces and Nanomaterials), 123-130.

    3. Xia, Y.; Gates, B. and Yin, Y., “Self-Assembled Monolayers: Applications in Surface Modification and Micropatterning”, in Biochip Technology, (Eds: Cheng, J. and Kricka, L.), Harwood Academic Publishers, 2001, pp. 39-62.

    2. Yin, Y., Gates, B. and Xia, Y. “A Soft Lithographic Approach to the Fabrication of Single Crystalline Silicon Nanostructures with Well-Controlled Dimensions and Shapes”, MRS Symp. Proc. 2001, 636, D4.2.1-6.

    1. Yin, Y.; Zhong, Z.; Gates, B. and Xia, Y., “Synthesis, Characterization, and Utilization of Single Crystalline Nanoparticles of Silver”, MRS Symp. Proc. 2000, 581, 83-88.

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  • Patents
  • 4. Yin, Y. and Ge, J., "Superparamagnetic Colloidal Nanocrystal Structures" PCT Int. Appl. (2008)

    3. Alivisatos, A. P.; Yin, Y.; Rioux R. M. and Somorjai, G. A., “Nanoreactors and Method of Making”, PCT Int. Appl. (2006).

    2. Alivisatos, A. P.; Yin, Y. and Erdonmez, C. K., “Hollow Nanocrystals and Method of Making”, PCT Int. Appl. (2005).

    1. Zhang, Z.; Yin, Y.; Xu, X. and Ge, X., “Manufacture of Nanometer Metal Sulfide Powders using Radiation”, Chin. Pat. Appl. Publ. (1999).

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