91. Luo B., Pu Y., Yang Y., Lindley S., Abdelmageed G., Ashry H., Li Y., Li X.*, Zhang J.* Synthesis, optical properties, and exciton dynamics of organolead bromide perovskite nanocrystals, J. Phys. Chem. C, 119, 26672-26682 (2015)

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90. Yang Y., Ling Y., (equal contribution) Wang G., Liu T., Wang F., Zhai T., Tong Y., Li Y.*  Photo-hole Induced Corrosion of Titanium Dioxide: Mechanism and Solutions, Nano Lett., 15, 7051-7057 (2015)

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89. Song Y., Liu T., (equal contribution) Xu X., Feng D., Li Y.* and Liu X.* Pushing the Cycling Stability Limit of Polypyrrole for Supercapacitors, Adv. Funct. Mater., 25, 4626-4632 (2015)

88. Forster M., Potter R. J., Klug D. R., Ling Y., Yang Y., Li Y. and Cowan A. J.* Oxygen Deficient α-Fe2O3 Photoelectrodes: A Balance Between Enhanced Electrical Properties and Trap-Mediated Losses, Chem. Sci., 6, 4009-4016 (2015)

Graphical abstract: Oxygen deficient α-Fe2O3 photoelectrodes: a balance between enhanced electrical properties and trap-mediated losses

87. Zhai T., Lu X., Wang H., Wang G., Mathis T., Liu T., Li C., Tong Y.* and Li Y.* An electrochemical capacitor with applicable energy density of 7.4 Wh/kg at average power density of 3000 W/kg, Nano Lett., 15, 3189-3194 (2015)

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86. Song Y., Feng D., Liu T., Li Y.* and Liu X.* Controlled Partial-Exfoliation of Graphite Foil and Integration with MnO2 Nanosheets for Electrochemical Capacitors, Nanoscale, 7, 3581-3587 (2015).

Graphical abstract: Controlled partial-exfoliation of graphite foil and integration with MnO2 nanosheets for electrochemical capacitors

85. Liu T., Ling Y., Yang Y., Finn L, Collazo E., Zhai T., Tong Y. and Li Y.* Investigation of Hematite Nanorod-Nanoflake Morphological Transformation and the Application of Ultrathin Nanoflakes for Electrochemical Devices, Nano Energy, 12, 169-177 (2015)

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84. Zhang Q., Li G., Liu X., Qian F., Li Y., Sum T. C., Lieber C. M.* and Xiong Q. H.* A Room-temperature Low-threshold Ultra-violet Plasmonic Nanolaser, Nat. Commun., 5, 4953 (2014)

83. Pu Y. C., Ling Y., Chang K. D., Liu C. M., Zhang J. Z., Hsu Y. J.* and Li Y.* Surface Passivation of TiO2 Nanowires Using a Facile Precursor-Treatment Approach for Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation, J. Phys. Chem. C, 118, 15086–15094 (2014)

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82. Wang H., Qian F. and Li Y.* Solar-Assisted Microbial Fuel Cells for Bioelectricity and Chemical Fuel Generation, Nano Energy, 8, 264-273 (2014)

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81. Zhai T., Lu X., Ling Y., Yu M., Wang G., Liu T., Liang C., Tong Y.* and Li Y.* A New Benchmark Capacitance for Supercapacitor Anode by Mixed-Valence Sulfur-Doped V6O13-x, Adv. Mater. 26 (33), 5869-5875 (2014)

80. Qian F., Wang H. (equal contribution), Ling Y., Wang G., Thelen M. P. and Li Y.* Photoenhanced Electrochemical Interaction between Shewanella and a Hematite Nanowire Photoanode, Nano Lett. 14, 3688-3693 (2014)

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79. Ling Y. and Li Y.* A Review of Sn-Doped Hematite Nanostructures for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, 11, 1113-1121 (2014).

78. Liu T., Finn L., Yu M., Wang H., Zhai T., Lu X., Tong Y. and Li Y.* Polyaniline and Polypyrrole Pseudocapacitor Electrodes with Excellent Cycling Stability, Nano Lett., 14,  2522–2527 (2014)

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77. Lu X., Yu M., Wang G., Tong Y.* and Li Y.* Flexible Solid-State Supercapacitors: Design, Fabrication and Applications, Energy Environ. Sci., 7, 2160-2181 (2014)

Graphical abstract: Flexible solid-state supercapacitors: design, fabrication and applications

76. Bai M. H., Liu T.(equal contribution), Luan F., Li Y.* and Liu X. X.* Electro-codeposition of Vanadium Oxide-Polyaniline Composite Nanowire Electrodes for High Energy Density Supercapacitors, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2, 10882-10888 (2014)

Graphical abstract: Electrodeposition of vanadium oxide–polyaniline composite nanowire electrodes for high energy density supercapacitors

75. Wang G., Wang H., Lu X., Ling Y., Yu M., Zhai T., Tong Y. and Li Y.* Solid-State Supercapacitor Based on Activated Carbon Cloths Exhibits Excellent Rate Capability, Adv. Mater., 26, 2676-2682 (2014)

74. Pascall A. J.*, Qian F., Wang G., Worsley M. A., Li Y. and Kuntz J. D. Light-Directed Electrophoretic Deposition: A New Additive Manufacturing Technique for Arbitrarily Patterned 3D Composites, Adv. Mater., 26, 2252-2256 (2014)

73. Ling Y., Wang G. Wang H. Yang Y. and Li Y.* Low Temperature Activation of Hematite Nanowires for Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation, ChemSusChem, 7, 848-853 (2014)

72. Lu X., Liu T., Zhai T., Wang G., Yu M., Xie S., Ling Y., Liang C., Tong Y.* and Li Y.* Improving Cycling Stability of Metal Nitride Supercapacitor Electrodes with a Thin Carbon Shell, Adv. Energy Mater., 4, 1300994 (2014)

71. Yang Y., Ling Y., Wang G. and Li Y.* The Effect of Hydrogenation Temperature on TiO2 Nanostructures for Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation, Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 760-766 (2014) (cluster issue on”Water Oxidation Chemistry”)

70. Wang G., Ling Y., Wang H., Lu X. and Li Y.* Chemically Modified Nanostructures for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting, J. Photochem. Photobiol. C, 19, 35-51 (2014)


69. Pesci F. M., Wang G., Klug D. R., Li Y. and Cowan A. J.* Efficient Suppression of Electron-hole Recombination in Oxygen Deficient Hydrogen Treated TiO2 Nanowires for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting, J. Phys. Chem. C, 117, 25837−25844 (2013)

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68. Wheeler D. A., Ling Y., Dillon R. J., Fitzmorris R. C., Dudzik, C. G., Zavodivker, L., Rajh, T., Dimitrijevic N. M., Millhauser G., Bardeen C., Li Y.* and Zhang J. Z.* Probing the Nature of Bandgap States in Hydrogen-Treated TiO2 Nanowires, J. Phys. Chem. C, 117, 26821-26830 (2013)

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67. Wang H., Qian F.(equal contribution), Wang G., Jiao Y., He Z. and Li Y.* Self-Biased Solar-Microbial Device for Sustainable Hydrogen Generation, ACS Nano, 7, 8728–8735 (2013)  [Highlighted by UCSC University news, NSF NewsSanta Cruz SentinelYahoo! NewsScienceDailyTechnology.orgPhys.org, Vice Magazine, Materials360, and China Digital Science and Technology Museum]

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66. Wang H., Wang G., Ling Y., Qian F., Song Y., Lu X., Chen S., Tong Y. and Li Y.* High Power Density Microbial Fuel Cell with Flexible 3D Graphene-Nickel Foam as Anode, Nanoscale, 5, 10283-10290 (2013)

Graphical abstract: High power density microbial fuel cell with flexible 3D graphene–nickel foam as anode

65. Pu Y. C., Wang G., Chang K. D., Ling Y., Lin Y. K., Fitzmorris B. C., Liu C. M., Lu X., Tong Y., Zhang J. Z., Hsu Y. J.* and Li Y.* Au Nanostructure-Decorated TiO2 Nanowires Exhibiting Photoactivity Across Entire UV-Visible Region for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting, Nano Lett., 13, 3817-3823 (2013)

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64. Ling Y., Cooper J. K., Yang Y., Wang G., Munoz L., Wang H., Zhang J. Z.* and Li Y.* Chemically Modified Titanium Oxide Nanostructures for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells, Nano Energy, 2, 1373-1382 (2013)

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63. Luan F., Wang G., Ling Y., Lu X., Wang H., Tong Y., Liu X. X.* and Li Y.* High Energy Density Asymmetric Supercapacitors with Nickel Oxide Nanoflake Cathode and 3D Reduced Graphene Oxide Anode, Nanoscale, 5, 7984-7990 (2013)

Graphical abstract: High energy density asymmetric supercapacitors with a nickel oxide nanoflake cathode and a 3D reduced graphene oxide anode

62. Lu X., Yu M., Zhai T., Wang G., Xie S., Liu T., Liang C., Tong Y.* and Li Y.* High Energy Density Asymmetric Quasi-Solid-State Supercapacitor Based on Porous Vanadium Nitride Nanowire Anode, Nano Lett. 13, 2628-2633 (2013)

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61. Wang G., Ling Y., Lu X., Qian F., Tong Y., Zhang J., Lordi V., Rocha Leao C.* and Li, Y.* Computational and Photoelectrochemical Study of Hydrogenated Bismuth Vanadate, J. Phys. Chem. C, 117, 10957-10964 (2013)

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60. Wang G., Ling Y., Lu X., Zhai T., Qian F., Tong Y. and Li Y.* A Mechanistic Study into the Catalytic Effect of Ni(OH)2 on Hematite for Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation, Nanoscale, 5, 4129-4133 (2013)

Graphical abstract: A mechanistic study into the catalytic effect of Ni(OH)2 on hematite for photoelectrochemical water oxidation

59. Fitzmorris R., Pu Y. C., Copper J. Lin Y. F., Hsu Y. J., Li Y. and Zhang J. Z.* Optical Properties and Exciton Dynamics of Alloyed Core/Shell/Shell CdxZn1-xSe/ZnSe/ZnS Quantum Dots, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 5, 2893-2900 (2013)

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58. Wang G. and Li Y.* Nickel Catalyst Boosts Solar Hydrogen Generation of CdSe Nanocrystals, ChemCatChem, 5, 1294-1295 (2013)

57. Yang Y., Ling Y.(equal contribution), Wang G., Lu X., Tong Y. and Li Y.* Growth of Gallium Nitride and Indium Nitride Nanowires on Conductive and Flexible Carbon Cloth Substrate, Nanoscale, 5, 1820-1824 (2013)

Graphical abstract: Growth of gallium nitride and indium nitride nanowires on conductive and flexible carbon cloth substrates

56. Lu X., Yu M., Wang G., Zhai T., Xie S., Ling Y., Tong Y.* and Li Y.* H-TiO2@MnO2//H-TiO2@C Core–Shell Nanowires for High Performance and Flexible Asymmetric Supercapacitors, Adv. Mater. 25, 267-272 (2013)


55. Wang G., Lu X., Ling Y., Zhai T., Wang H., Tong Y. and Li Y.* LiCl/PVA Gel Electrolyte Stabilizes Vanadium Oxide Nanowire Electrodes for Pseudocapacitors, ACS Nano 6, 10296–10302 (2012)

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54. Lu X., Wang G., Zhai T., Yu M., Xie S., Ling Y., Liang C., Tong Y.* and Li Y.* Stabilized TiN Nanowire Arrays for High-Performance and Flexible Supercapacitors, Nano Lett. 12, 5376-5381 (2012)

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53. Wang G., Ling Y. and Li Y.* Oxygen-Deficient Metal Oxide Nanostructures for Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation and Other Applications, Nanoscale, 4, 6682-6691 (2012) (Feature article)

Graphical abstract: Oxygen-deficient metal oxide nanostructures for photoelectrochemical water oxidation and other applications

52. Copper J. K., Ling Y., Longo C., Li Y* and Zhang J. Z.* Effects of Hydrogen Treatment and Air Annealing on Ultrafast Charge Carrier Dynamics in ZnO Nanowires Under In Situ Photoelectrochemical Conditions, J. Phys. Chem. C, 116, 17360-17368 (2012)

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51. Wang G., Ling Y., Lu X., Wang H., Qian F., Tong Y. and Li Y* Solar Driven Hydrogen Releasing from Urea and Human Urine, Energy. Environ. Sci., 5, 8215-8219 (2012)

Graphical abstract: Solar driven hydrogen releasing from urea and human urine

50. Qian F., Brewster M., Lim S. K., Ling Y., Greene C., Laboutin O., Johnson J. W., Gradecak S., Cao Y.* and Li Y.* Controlled synthesis of AlN/GaN Multiple Quantum Well Nanowire Structures and Their Optical Properties, Nano Lett., 12, 3344-3350 (2012)

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49. Lu X., Wang G., Xie S., Shi J., Li W., Tong Y.* and Li Y.* Efficient Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution over Hydrogenated ZnO Nanorod Arrays, Chem. Commun., 48, 7717-7719 (2012)

Graphical abstract: Efficient photocatalytic hydrogen evolution over hydrogenated ZnO nanorod arrays

48. Wheeler D. A., Wang G., Ling Y., Li Y.* and Zhang J. Z.* Nanostructured hematite: synthesis, characterization, charge carrier dynamics, and photoelectrochemical properties, Energy Environ. Sci., 5, 6682-6702 (2012)

Graphical abstract: Nanostructured hematite: synthesis, characterization, charge carrier dynamics, and photoelectrochemical properties

47. Wang G., Lu X., Zhai T., Ling Y., Wang H., Tong Y., and Li Y.* Free-Standing Nickel Oxide Nanoflake Arrays: Synthesis and Application for Highly Sensitive Non-enzymatic Glucose Sensors, Nanoscale, 4, 3123-3127 (2012)

Graphical abstract: Free-standing nickel oxide nanoflake arrays: synthesis and application for highly sensitive non-enzymatic glucose sensors

46. Lu X., Wang G., Zhai T., Yu M., Gan J., Tong Y.* and Li Y.* Hydrogenated TiO2nanotube arrays for supercapacitors, Nano Lett., 12, 1690-1696 (2012)

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45. Ling Y., Wang G., Reddy J., Wang C. C., Zhang J. Z. and Li Y.* Influence of oxygen content on thermal activation of hematite nanowires, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 51, 4074-4079 (2012)

44. Wang G., Ling Y., Wang H., Yang X., Wang C. C., Zhang J. Z. and Li Y.* Hydrogen-treated WO3 nanoflakes show enhanced photostability,  Energy Environ. Sci., 5, 6180-6187 (2012)

Graphical abstract: Hydrogen-treated WO3 nanoflakes show enhanced photostability

43. Wang H., Wang G., Ling Y., Lepert M., Wang C. C., Zhang J. Z. and Li Y.* Photoelectrochemical study of oxygen deficient TiO2 nanowire arrays with CdS quantum dot sensitization, Nanoscale, 4, 1463-1466 (2012)

Graphical abstract: Photoelectrochemical study of oxygen deficient TiO2 nanowire arrays with CdS quantum dot sensitization

42. Zhang A. Y., Wheeler D. A., Ling Y., Wang G., Yang X., Vilozny B., Singaram B., Gu C. and Li Y.* Novel molecular specific detection of glucose using a Raman probe molecule with surface enhanced Raman scattering, Sci. Adv. Mater., 4, 1047-1064 (2012)

41. Yang X., Zhang A. Y., Wheeler D. A., Bond T. C., Gu C.* and Li Y.* Direct molecule specific glucose detection by Raman spectroscopy based on photonic crystal fiber, Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 402, 687-691 (2012) 


40. Qian F.* and Li Y.* Biomaterials: A natural source of nanowires, Nature Nanotech., 6, 538 (2011) (news and views)

39. Wang G., Ling Y., Wheeler D., Kyle G. N., Horsley K., Heske C., Zhang J. Z. and Li Y.* Facile Synthesis of Highly Photoactive α-Fe2O3-Based Films for Water Oxidation, Nano Lett., 11, 3503-3509 (2011)

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38. Wang G., Wang H., Ling Y., Tang Y., Yang X., Fitzmorris R. C., Wang C. C., Zhang J. Z. and Li Y.* Hydrogen-treated TiO2 nanowire arrays for photoelectrochemical water splitting, Nano Lett., 11, 3026-3033 (2011)

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37. Yang X., Gu C., Qian F., Li Y. and Zhang J. Z.* Highly sensitive detection of proteins and bacteria in aqueous solution using surface-enhanced Raman scattering and optical fibers, Anal. Chem., 83, 5888-5894 (2011)

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36. Ling Y., Wang G., Wheeler D. A., Zhang J. Z. and Li Y.* Sn-Doped hematite nanostructures for photoelectrochemical water splitting, Nano Lett. 11, 2119-2125 (2011)

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35. Jiao Y.,* Qian F., Li Y., Wang G., Saltikov C. W. and Granick J. A. Deciphering the electron transport pathway for graphene oxide reduction by Shewanella oneidensis MR-1, J. Bacteriol. 193, 3662-3665 (2011)

34. Qian F., He Z., Thelen M. P. and Li Y.* A microfluidic microbial fuel cell fabricated by soft lithography, Biores. Technol. 102, 5836-5840 (2011)

33. Wang G., Ling Y., Qian F., Yang X., Liu X. X. and Li Y.* Enhanced capacitance in partially exfoliated multi-walled carbon nanotubes, J. Power Sources 196, 5209-5214 (2011)

32. Wang G., Qian F., Saltikov C. W., Jiao Y.* and Li Y.* Microbial reduction of graphene oxide by ShewanellaNano Res. 4, 563-570 (2011)

31. Preciado-Flores S., Wheeler, D. A., Tran, T. M., Tanaka, Z., Jiang, C., Barboza-Flores M., Qian F., Li Y., Chen B.* and Zhang J. Z.* SERS spectroscopy and SERS imaging of Shewanella oneidensis using silver nanoparticles and nanowires”, Chem. Commun. 47, 4129-4131 (2011)

Graphical abstract: SERS spectroscopy and SERS imaging of Shewanella oneidensis using silver nanoparticles and nanowires

30. Liu L. P., Wang G., Li Y., Li Y. D. and Zhang J. Z.* CdSe quantum dot-sensitized Au/TiO2 hybrid mesoporous films and their enhanced photoelectrochemical performance, Nano Res. 4, 249-258 (2011)

29. Shen Z. Y., Li L. Y., Li Y., Wang C. C.* Fabrication of hydroxyl group modified monodispersed hybrid silica particles and the h-SiO2/TiO2 core/shell microspheres as high performance photocatalyst for dye degradation, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 354, 196-201 (2011)