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Y. Zhang, E. Villarreal, G. G. Li, W. Wang, and H. Wang*, "Plasmonic Nanozymes: Engineered Gold Nanoparticles Exhibit Tunable Plasmon-Enhanced Peroxidase-Mimicking Activity", Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2020, 11, 9321−9328.


M. Sun, X. Fu, K. Chen, and H. Wang*, "Dual-Plasmonic Gold@Copper Sulfide Core-Shell Nanoparticles: Phase-Selective Synthesis and Multimodal Photothermal and Photocatalytic Behaviors", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2020, 12, 46146−46161.


R. J. Koch*, G. Li, S. Pandey, S. R. Phillpot, H. Wang, and S. T. Misture*, "Complex modeling for the quantification of nanoscale disorder using genetic algorithms, density functional theory and line-profile analysis", Journal of Applied Crystallography 2020, 53, 1087-1100.


V. V. Klepov, A. A. Berseneva, K. A. Pace, V. Kocevski, M. Sun, P. Qiu, H. Wang, F.L. Chen, T. M. Besmann, H.-C. zur Loye*, "NaGaS2 : An Elusive Layered Compound with Dynamic Water Absorption and Wide-Ranging Ion-Exchange Properties", Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2020, 59, 10836–10841.


G. G. Li, Z. Wang, and H. Wang*, "Complementing Nanoscale Galvanic Exchange with Redox Manipulation toward Architectural Control of Multimetallic Hollow Nanostructures", ChemNanoMat 2020, 6, 998-1013 (Invited Minireview Article in the Themed Collection on hollow nanostructures).


Z. Xia, E. Villarreal, H. Wang, and B. L. T. Lau*, "Nanoscale Surface Curvature Modulates Nanoparticle-Protein Interactions", Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 2020, 190, 110960.


H. Wang*, Q. F. Zhang, E. Villarreal, H. Jing, and K. X. Chen, "In Situ Monitoring of Catalytic Molecular Transformations on Noble Metal Nanocatalysts Using Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy", Journal of the South Carolina Academy of Science 2020, 18 (1), 4-11. (Invited Minireview Article for the Special Issue on 2019 Governor's Awards for Excellence in Scientific Research)



 Q. Zhang, Y. Zhou, X. Fu, E. Villarreal, L. Sun, S. Zou, and H. Wang*, "Photothermal Effect, Local-Field Dependence, and Charge Carrier-Relaying Species in Plasmon-Driven Photocatalysis: A Case Study of Aerobic Nitrothiophenol Coupling Reaction", Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2019, 123 (43), 26695-26704.

G. G. Li, Z. Wang, D. A. Blom, and H. Wang*, "Tweaking the Interplay among Galvanic Exchange, Oxidative Etching, and Seed-Mediated Deposition toward Architectural Control of Multimetallic Nanoelectrocatalysts", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2019, 11, 23482−23494.

S. Pandey, R. J. Koch, G. Li, S. T. Misture, H. Wang, and S. R. Phillpot*, "Thermodynamics and kinetics of ordered and disordered Cu/Au alloys from first principles calculations", Journal of Alloys and Compounds 2019, 809, 151615.

R. Koch*, G.G. Li, S. Pandey, S. Phillpot, H. Wang, and S. Misture, "Thermally Induced Transformations of Au@Cu2O Core–Shell Nanoparticles into Au-Cu Nanoparticles from Temperature-Programmed in situ Powder X-ray Diffraction", Journal of Applied Crystallography 2019, 52 (3), 579-586.


X. Fu*, G.G. Li, E. Villarreal, and H. Wang*, "Hot Carriers in Action: Multimodal Photocatalysis on Au@SnO2 Core-Shell Nanoparticles", Nanoscale, 2019, 11, 7324-7334.



E. Villarreal, G. G. Li, H. Wang*, "Carving Growing Nanocrystals: Coupling Seed-Mediated Growth with Oxidative Etching", Nanoscale 2018, 10, 18457-18462.
H.-C. zur Loye, T. Besmann, J. Amoroso, K. Brinkman, A. Grandjean, C. H. Henager, S. Hu, S. T. Misture, S. R. Phillpot, N. B. Shustova, H. Wang, R. J. Koch, G. Morrison, E. Dolgopolova, "Hierarchical Materials as Tailored Nuclear Waste Forms: A Perspective", Chemistry of Materials 2018, 30 (14), 4475–4488.

G. G. Li, H. Wang*, "Dealloyed Nanoporous Gold Catalysts: From Macroscopic Foams to Nanoparticulate Architectures", ChemNanoMat 2018, 4, 897-908 (Invited Focus Review).


G. G. Li, M. Sun, E. Villarreal, S. Pandey, S. R. Phillpot, H. Wang*, "Galvanic Replacement-Driven Transformations of Atomically Intermixed Bimetallic Colloidal Nanocrystals: Effects of Compositional Stoichiometry and Structural Ordering", Langmuir 2018, 34, 4340−4350. (Highlighted as a Noteworthy Article by Langmuir Journal Club)




Zhang, L. Chen, X. Fu*, and H. Wang*, "Cellulose Microfiber-SupportedTiO2@Ag Nanocomposites: A Dual-Functional Platform for Photocatalysis and in situ Reaction Monitoring", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2018, 57, 4277−4286 (Invited contribution to the Virtual Themed Issue on Best Presentations at 254th ACS National Meeting in Washington, DC).



Zhang and H. Wang*, "Mechanistic Insights on Plasmon-Driven Photocatalytic Oxidative Coupling of Thiophenol Derivatives: Evidence for Steady State Photo-Activated Oxygen", Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2018, 122, 5686−5697.



G. Li, D. A. Blom, S. Pandey, R. Koch, S. Misture, S. Phillpot,H. Wang*, "Overcoming the Interfacial Lattice Mismatch: Geometry Control of Gold-Nickel Bimetallic Heteronanostructures",Particle & Particle Systems Characterization 2018, 35, 1700361 (Invited contribution to the Special Issue on Bimetallic Nanoparticles).





Villarreal, G. G. Li, Q. Zhang, X. Fu, andH. Wang*, "Nanoscale Surface Curvature Effects on Ligand-Nanoparticle Interactions: a Plasmon-Enhanced Spectroscopic Study of Thiolated Ligand Adsorption, Desorption, and Exchange on Gold Nanoparticles",Nano Letters 2017, 17 (7), 4443–4452.



Sun, Q. Zhang, G.G. Li, E. Villarreal, X. Fu, andH. Wang*, "Multifaceted Gold-Palladium Bimetallic Nanorods and Their Geometric, Compositional, and Catalytic Tunabilities",ACS Nano 2017, 11 (3), 3213−3228.





G. Li, Y. Lin, and H. Wang*, "Residual Silver Remarkably Enhances Electrocatalytic Activity and Durability of Dealloyed Gold Nanosponge Particles",Nano Letters 2016, 16 (11), 7248−7253.



G. Li, E. Villarreal, Q. Zhang, T. Zheng, J.-J. Zhu, andH. Wang*, "Controlled Dealloying of Alloy Nanoparticles toward Optimization of Electrocatalysis on Spongy Metallic Nanoframes",ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2016, 8, 23920-23931.



Zheng, G. G. Li, F. Zhou, R. Wu, J. J. Zhu*, andH. Wang*, "Gold Nanosponge-Based Multi-Stimuli Responsive Drug Vehicles for Targeted Chemo-Photothermal Therapy",Advanced Materials 2016, 28, 8218-8226.



Zhang, H. Jing, G. Li, Y. Lin, D. A. Blom, and H. Wang*, "Intertwining Roles of Silver Ions, Surfactants, and Reducing Agents in Gold Nanorod Overgrowth: Pathway Switch between Silver Underpotential Deposition and Gold-Silver Codeposition",Chemistry of Materials, 2016, 28, 2728−2741. 



Zhang, L. Han, H. Jing, D. A. Blom, Y. Lin, H. L. Xin, andH. Wang*, "Facet Control of Gold Nanorods",ACS Nano 2016, 10 (2), 2960−2974.


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