Recent XYZ Group Publications

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2013

187. M. Tuan Trinh, M. Y. Sfeir, J. J. Choi, J. S. Owen, X.-Y. Zhu, “A hot electron-hole pair breaks the symmetry of a semiconductor quantum dot,” Nano Lett. 13, 6091-6097 (2013).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nl403368y

186.    J. R. Tritsch, W.-L. Chan, X. Wu, N. R. Monahan, X.-Y. Zhu, “Harvesting singlet fission for solar energy conversion via triplet energy transfer,” Nature Commun. 4, 2679 (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms3679

185.    C. A. Nelson, N. R. Monahan, X.-Y. Zhu, “Exceeding the Shockley–Queisser Limit in Solar Energy Conversion,” Energy & Environmental Science 6 (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C3EE42098A

184.     J. D. Morris, T. L. Atallah, H. Park, Z. Ooi, A. Dodabalapurd, X.-Y. Zhu, “Quantifying space charge accumulation in organic bulk heterojunctions by nonlinear optical microscopy,” Organic Electronics 14 (2013) 3014-3018. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orgel.2013.08.026

183. X.-Y. Zhu, Guest Editorial:  Exceeding the limit in solar energy conversion with multiple excitons," Acct. Chem. Res. 46 (2013) 1239-1241. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ar4001235

182. H. Park, M. Gutierrez, X. Wu, J. W. Kim, X.-Y. Zhu, “Optical probe of charge separation at organic/inorganic semiconductor interfaces,” J. Phys. Chem. C 117 (2013) 10974-10979. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp4029408.

181.    Wai-Lun Chan, Timothy C. Berkelbach, Makenzie R. Provorse, Nicholas R. Monahan, John R. Tritsch, Mark S. Hybertsen, David R. Reichman, Jiali Gao, X.-Y. Zhu, “The quantum coherent mechanism for singlet fission: experiment and theory,” Acct. Chem. Res. 46 (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ar300286s.

180.    J. D. Morris, T. L. Atallah, C. J. Lombardo, A. Dodabalapur, X.-Y. Zhu, “Mapping electric field distributions in biased organic bulk heterojunctions under illumination by nonlinear optical microscopy,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 033301 (2013). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4788707

179.    K. J. Williams, C. A. Nelson, X. Yan, L. Li, X.-Y. Zhu, “Hot electron injection from graphene quantum dots to TiO2,” ACS Nano 4 (2013) 1388-1394, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn305080c

178.    K. W. Lei, Tyler West, X.-Y. Zhu, “Template-assembly of quantum dot molecules,” J. Phys. Chem. B.  116 (2013) 4582-4586. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp308706b

177.    A. Jailaubekov, A. P. Willard, J. Tritsch, W.-L. Chan, N. Sai, R. I. Gearba, L. G. Kaake, K. J. Williams, K. Leung, P. J. Rossky, X.-Y. Zhu, “Hot charge transfer excitons set the time limit for charge separation at donor/acceptor interfaces in organic photovoltaics,” Nature Mater. 12 (2013) 66-73. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/NMAT3500

2012

176.    H.-Y. Chen, S. Maiti, Cory A. Nelson, X.-Y. Zhu, Dong Hee Son, “Tuning Temperature Dependence of Dopant Luminescence via Local Lattice Strain in Core/Shell Nanocrystal Structure,” J. Phys. Chem. C 116 (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp3091073

175.    W.-L. Chan, J. R. Tritsch, X.-Y. Zhu, “Harvesting singlet fission for solar energy conversion: one versus two electron transfer from the quantum mechanical superposition,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134 (2012) 18295–18302. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja306271y

174.    Hanu-Yuan Gong, Brett M Rambo, Cory Nelson, Vincent M Lynch, X.-Y. Zhu, Jonathan Sessler, “Rare-earth cation effects on three-dimensional metal-organic rotaxane framework (MORF) self assembly,” Chem. Comm. 48 (2012). http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C2CC34200F

173.    N. Sai, R. I. Gearba, A. Dolocan, J. Tritsch, W.-L. Chan, J. R. Chelikowsky, K. Leung, X.-Y. Zhu, “Understanding the interfacial dipole field of copper phthalocyanine (CuPc)/C60: theory and experiment” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 3 (2012) 2173-2177. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jz300744r

172.    L. Shen, T. Adachi, D. A. Venden Bout, X.-Y. Zhu, “A mobile precursor determines amyloid-β peptide fibril formation at the liquid-solid interface,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134 (2012) 14172–14178. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja305398f

171.    L. Shen, A. Garland, Y. Wang, Z. Li, C. W. Bielawski, Athena Guo, X.-Y. Zhu, “Two-dimensional nanoarrays of individual protein molecules,” Small 8 (2012) 3169-3174. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.201200673

170.    W.-L. Chan, M. Ligges, X.-Y. Zhu, “The energy barrier in singlet fission can be overcome through coherent coupling and entropic gain,” Nature Chem. 4 (2012) 840-845. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/NCHEM.1436

169.    C. A. Nelson, X.-Y. Zhu, “Reversible electronic traps in PbS quantum dot solids induced by an order-disorder phase transition in capping molecules,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134 (2012) 7792-7795.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja3004649

168.    L. Miaja-Avila, J. Tritsch, A. Wolcott, W.-L. Chan, C. A. Nelson, X.-Y. Zhu, “Direct mapping of hot electron relaxation and multiexciton generation dynamics in PbSe quantum dots,” Nano Lett. 12 (2012) 1588-1591. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nl204489a

167.    A. Garland, L. Shen, X.-Y. Zhu, “Mobile precursor state mediated protein adsorption on solid surfaces,” Prog. Surf. Sci. 87 (2012) 1-22. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.progsurf.2012.02.001

166.    D. Sánchez-Portal, J. Stähler, X.-Y. Zhu, “Basic theory of heterogeneous electron transfer,” in: Dynamics at Solid State Surfaces and Interfaces, Part II: Fundamentals. U. Bovensiepen, H. Petek, M. Wolf (Ed.), Whiley-VCH, Berlin (2012). ISBN: 978-3-527-40924-2.

2011

165.    W.-L. Chan, M. Ligges, A. Jailaubekov, L. Kaake, L. Miaja-Avila, X.-Y. Zhu, “Observing the Multi-Exciton State in Singlet Fission and Ensuing Ultrafast Multi-Electron Transfer,” Science 334 (2011) 1541-1545.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1213986

164    Han-Yuan Gong, Brett M. Rambo, Cory A. Nelson, Won Cho, Vincent M. Lynch, X.-Y. Zhu, Moonhyun Oh, Jonathan L. Sessler, “Multi component self-assembly: supramolecular organic frameworks containing metal–rotaxane subunits (RSOFs),” Dalton Trans. 41 (2011) 1134-1137. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c1dt11495f

163.    BongSoo Kim, Seong Ho Choi, X.-Y. Zhu, C. Daniel Frisbie, “Effect of Surface Linking Group and Metal Work Function on Molecular Tunnel Junctions: the Case of Oligoacene Thiols and Dithiols between Ag, Au and Pt Contacts,” (2011) J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133, 19864–19877.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja207751w

162. L. Kaake, A. Jailaubekov, K. Williams, X.-Y. Zhu, “Probing ultrafast charge separation at organic donor/acceptor interfaces by a femtosecond electric field meter,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 99 (2011) 083307. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3632062

161.    W.-L. Chan, J. Tritsch, A. Dolocan, M. Ligges, L. Miaja-Avila, X.-Y. Zhu, “Momentum resolved quantum interference in optically excited surface states,” J. Chem. Phys. 135 (2011) 031101. 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3615541

160.      L. Shen, X.-Y. Zhu, “Evidence for mobile precursor states in nonspecific protein adsorption,” Langmuir 27 (2011) 7059–7064.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la200602v

159.    I. R. Gearba, J. Morris, T. Mills, D. Black, R. Pindak, X.-Y. Zhu, “Quantify interfacial electric fields and local crystallinity in polymer/fullerene bulk heterojunction solar cells,”  Adv. Funct. Mater. 21 (2011) 2666-2673.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201100139

158.    A. Wolcott, V. Doyeux, C. A. Nelson, R. Gearba, K. W. Lei, K. G. Yager, A. D. Dolocan, K. Williams, D. Nguyen, X.-Y. Zhu, “Anomalously Large Polarization Effect Responsible for Excitonic Redshifts in PbSe Quantum Dot Solids,” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2 (2011) 795–800. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jz200080d

157.    M. Feng, J. Zhao, T. Huang, X.-Y. Zhu, H. Petek, “The electronic properties of superatom states of hollow molecules,” Acct. Chem. Res. 44 (2011) 360-368. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ar1001445

156.    L. Shen, Athena Guo, X.-Y. Zhu, “Tween surfactants: adsorption, self-organization, and protein resistance,” Surf. Sci. 605 (2011) 494–499. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.susc.2010.12.005


155.    W. A. Tisdale, X.-Y. Zhu, “Artificial atoms on semiconductor surfaces,” PNAS 108 (2011) 965–970.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1006665107

2010

154.    X.-Y. Zhu, A. Kahn, “Electronic Structure and Dynamics at Organic Donor/Acceptor Interfaces,” MRS Bulletin 35 (2010) 443-448. http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/mrs2010.582

153.    B. A. Timp, X.-Y. Zhu, “Electronic energy alignments at PbSe quantum dots / ZnO( ) interfaces,” Surf. Sci. 604 (2010) 1335-1341. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.susc.2010.04.026

152.    W. A. Tisdale, K. J. Williams, B. A. Timp, D. J. Norris, E. S. Aydil, X.-Y. Zhu, “Hot electron transfer from semiconductor nanocrystals,” Science 328 (2010) 1543-1547. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1185509

151.    Matthias Muntwiler and X.-Y Zhu, “Chapter 15: Exciton formation and decay at surfaces and interfaces,” in Dynamics at Solid State Surfaces and Interfaces. Volume 1: Recent Developments, edt. U. Bovensiepen, H. Petek, M. Wolf (Wiley-VCH, Berlin, 2010).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9783527633418

150.    L. Kaake, B. Paulson, C. D. Frisbie, X.-Y. Zhu, “Mixing at a Charged Interface Between a Polymer Semiconductor and a Polyelectrolyte Dielectric,” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 1 (2010) 862-867. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jz900471g

149.    L. Kaake, P. F. Barbara, X.-Y. Zhu, “Intrinsic charge trapping in organic and polymeric semiconductors: a physical chemistry perspective,” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 1 (2010) 628–635.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jz9002857

2009

148.    X.-Y. Zhu, B. Holtz, Y. Wang, Lai-Xi Wang, Paul E. Orndorff, Athena Guo, “Quantitative glycomics from fluidic glycan microarrays,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131 (2009) 13646-13650.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja902783n

147.    Q. Yang, M. Muntwiler, X.-Y. Zhu, “Charge transfer excitons and image potential states on organic semiconductor surfaces,” Phys. Rev. B 80 (2009) 115214. http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.80.115214

146.    M. Goertz, X.-Y. Zhu, J. E. Houston, “Temperature dependent relaxation of a solid-liquid,” J. Polymer Sci. B: Phys. 47 (2009) 1285-1290. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/polb.21721


145.     Jiyou Lee, Loren G. Kaake, Jeong Ho Cho, X.-Y. Zhu, Timothy P. Lodge, C. Daniel Frisbie, “Ion gel gated polymer thin-film transistors: operating mechanism, characterization of gate dielectric capacitance, hole mobility, switching speed, and stability,” J. Phys. Chem. C. 113 (2009) 8972–8981.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp901426e

144.    K. J. Williams, W. A. Tisdale, K. Leschkies, G. Haugstad, D. J. Norris, E. S. Aydil, X.-Y. Zhu, “Strong electronic coupling in 2D assemblies of PbSe quantum dots,” ACS Nano 3 (2009) 1532-1538.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nn9001819

143.    M. Goertz, X.-Y. Zhu, J. E. Houston, “Exploring the liquid-like layer on ice,” Langmuir 25 (2009) 6905–6908. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la9001994

142.    M. Muntwiler, Q. Yang, X.-Y. Zhu, “Exciton dynamics at interfaces of organic semiconductors,” J. Elec. Spec. Relat. Phenom. 174 (2009) 116-124. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.elspec.2009.02.016

141.    M. Goertz, B. L. Stottrup, J. E. Houston, X.-Y. Zhu, “Nanomechanical Contrasts of Gel versus Fluid Phase Supported Lipid Bilayers,” J. Phys. Chem. B. 113 (2009) 9335-9339. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp900866h

140.     X.-Y. Zhu, Q. Yang, M. Muntwiler, “Charge transfer excitons at organic semiconductor surfaces and interfaces,” Acct. Chem. Res. 42 (2009) 1779-1787. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ar800269u

139.    U. Bovensiepen, C. Gahl, J. Stähler, M. Bockstedte, F. Baletto, A. Rubio, X.-Y. Zhu, S. Scandolo, M. Wolf, “A dynamic landscape from femtoseconds to minutes for electron solvation at ice-metal interfaces.” J. Phys. Chem. C 113 (2009) 979-988. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp806997d

138.    T. Mills, L. Kaake, X.-Y. Zhu, “Polaron and ion diffusion in a poly(3-hexylthiophene) thi n film transistor gated with a polymer electrolyte dielectric,” Appl. Phys. A 95 (2009) 291-296. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00339-008-5026-9

2008

137.    M. Muntwiler, X.-Y. Zhu, “Image potential states on the metallic (111) surface of bismuth,” New J. Phys. 10 (2008) 113018. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/10/11/113018

136.    L. Kaake, X.-Y. Zhu, “Charge transport, Nanostructure and the Mott insulator-to-metal transition in poly (3-hexylthiophene),” J. Phys. Chem. C 112 (2008) 16174–16177. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp806847d

135.     M. Muntwiler, Q. Yang, W. A. Tisdale, X.-Y. Zhu, “Coulomb barrier for charge separation at an organic semiconductor interface,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 101 (2008) 196403. http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.196403

134.    W. A. Tisdale, M. Muntwiler, D. Norris, E. Aydil, X.-Y. Zhu, “Electron Dynamics at the ZnO (101̅0) Surface,” J. Phys. Chem. C 112 (2008) 14682-14692. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp802455p

133.    M. Goertz, X.-Y. Zhu, J. E. Houston, “Friction and deformation of an alkoxy-monolayer boundary lubricant on silicon,”  Tribology Lett. 30 (2008) 205-213. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11249-008-9328-z

132. B. Carlson, K. Leschkies, E. Aydil, X.-Y. Zhu “Electronic energy alignment at the CdSe quantum dot and crystalline ZnO( ) interface,” J. Phys. Chem. C 112 (2008) 8419-8423. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp7113434


131.    Yang  Deng, Y. Wang,  B. Holtz, J.-Y. Li, N. Traaseth, G. Veglia, B. Stottrup, D. Pei, R. Elde, Athena Guo, X.-Y. Zhu, “Fluidic and air-stable supported lipid bilayer and cell-mimicking microarrays,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 130 (2008) 6267-6271. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja800049f