Refereed Journal Publications

Kristina Kitko*, Tu Hong*, Roman Lazarenko*, Da Ying, Ya-Qiong Xu, and Qi Zhang, “Membrane Cholesterol Mediates the Cellular Effects of Monolayer Graphene Substrates,” Nature Communications.

Tianjiao Wang, Shuren Hu, Bhim Chamlagain, Tu Hong, Zhixian Zhou, Sharon M. Weiss, and Ya-Qiong Xu, “Visualizing Light Scattering in Silicon Waveguides with Black Phosphorous Photodetectors,” Advanced Materials 28, 7162 (2016).

Tianjiao Wang and Ya-Qiong Xu, “Photonic Structure Integrated Two-dimensional Material Optoelectronics,” Electronics 5, 93 (2016).

Yuchen Zhang, Kirsten H. Dodson, Rachel Fischer, Rui Wang, Deyu Li, Rebecca M. Sappington, Ya-Qiong Xu, “Probing electrical signals in the retina via graphene-integrated microfluidic platforms,” Nanoscale 8, 19043 (2016).

Tu Hong, Bhim Chamlagain, Shuren Hu, Sharon M. Weiss, Zhixian Zhou, and Ya-Qiong Xu, “Plasmonic Hot Electron Induced Photocurrent Response at MoS2-Metal Junction,” ACS Nano 9, 5357 (2015).

Tu Hong, Bhim Chamlagain, Tianjiao Wang, Hsun-Jen Chuang, Zhixian Zhou, and Ya-Qiong Xu, “Anisotropic Photocurrent Response at Black Phosphorous-MoS2 p-n Heterojunctions,” Nanoscale 7, 18537 (2015).

Rui Wang, Tu Hong, and Ya-Qiong Xu, “Ultrathin Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Network Framed Graphene Hybrids,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces  7, 5233 (2015).

Tu Hong, Bhim Chamlagain, Wenzhi Lin, Hsun-Jen Chuang, Minghu Pan, Zhixian Zhou, and Ya-Qiong Xu, “Polarized Photocurrent Response in Black Phosphorus Field-Effect Transistors,” Nanoscale  6, 8978 (2014).

Tu Hong, Yunhao Cao, Da Ying, and Ya-Qiong Xu,  “Thermal and Optical Properties of Freestanding Flat and Stacked Single-Layer Graphene in Aqueous Media,” Applied Physics Letters  104, 223102 (2014).

Yunhao Cao, Roel L. Flores, and Ya-Qiong Xu,  “Curling Graphene Ribbons through Thermal Annealing,” Applied Physics Letters  103, 183103 (2013).

Zeynab Jarrahi, Yunhao Cao, Tu Hong, Yevgeniy S. Puzyrev, Bin Wang, Junhao Lin, Alex H. Huffstutter, Sokrates T. Pantelides, and Ya-Qiong Xu, “Enhanced Photoresponse in Curled Graphene Ribbons,” Nanoscale 5, 12206 (2013).

Jingbo Qiao, Tu Hong, Taylor S. Triana, Honglian Guo, Dai H. Chung and Ya-Qiong Xu,  “Magneto-Fluorescent Carbon Nanotube-Mediated siRNA for Gastrin-Releasing Peptide Receptor Silencing in Neuroblastoma,” RSC Advances  3, 4544 (2013).

Tu Hong, Roman Lazarenko, Daniel C. Colvin, Roel L. Flores, Qi Zhang, and Ya-Qiong Xu,  “Effect of Competitive Surface Functionalization on Dual-Modality Fluorescence and Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C  116, 16319 (2012).

Jason M. Tucker-Schwartz,Tu Hong, Daniel C. Colvin, Ya-Qiong Xu, and Melissa C. Skala, “Dual-modality photothermal optical coherence tomography and magnetic-resonance imaging of carbon nanotubes,” Optics Letters  37, 872 (2012).

Yunhao Cao and Ya-Qiong Xu, “Controlling the growth morphology of carbon nanotubes: from suspended bridges to upright forests,” Nanoscale  4, 1682 (2012).

Cary L. Pint, Zhengzong Sun, Sharief Moghazy, Ya-Qiong Xu, James M. Tour, and Robert H. Hauge, “Supergrowth of Nitrogen-Doped Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Arrays: Active Species, Dopant Characterization, and Doped/Undoped Heterojunctions,”  ACS Nano  5, 6925 (2011).

Bin-Bin Zhang and Ya-Qiong Xu, “Atomic-Ensemble-Based Quantum Repeater against General Polarization and Phase Noise,” Physical Review A   84 , 014303 (2011).

Cary L. Pint, Ya-Qiong Xu, Sharief Moghazy, Tonya Cherukuri, Noe T. Alvarez, Erik H. Haroz, Salma Mahzooni, Stephen K. Doorn, Junichiro Kono, Matteo Pasquali, and Robert H. Hauge, “Dry Contact Transfer Printing of Aligned Carbon Nanotube Patterns and Characterization of Their Optical Properties for Diameter Distribution and Alignment,” ACS Nano   4 , 1131 (2010).

Ya-Qiong Xu, Arthur Barnard, and Paul McEuen, “Bending and Twisting of Suspended Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Solution,” Nano Letters 9, 1609 (2009).

Cary L. Pint, Ya-Qiong Xu, Emilia Morosan, and Robert H. Hauge, “Alignment dependence of one-dimensional electronic hopping transport observed in films of highly aligned, ultralong single-walled carbon nanotubes,” Applied Physics Letters 94, 182107 (2009).

Cary L. Pint, Sean T. Pheasant, A. Nicholas G. Parra-Vasquez, Charles Horton, Ya-Qiong Xu, and Robert H. Hauge, “Investigation of Optimal Parameters for Oxide-Assisted Growth of Vertically Aligned Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C 113, 4125 (2009).

Cary L. Pint, Ya-Qiong Xu, Matteo Pasquali, and Robert H. Hauge, “Formation of Highly Dense Aligned Ribbons and Transparent Films of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Directly from Carpets,” ACS Nano 2, 1871 (2008).

Ya-Qiong Xu and Robert H. Hauge, “Growth of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes on a Nanorough Surface,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C 111, 9142 (2007).

Ya-Qiong Xu, Erica Flor, Howard Schmidt, Richard E. Smalley, and Robert H. Hauge, “Effect of Atomic Hydrogen and Active Carbon Species in 1 mm Vertically Aligned Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Growth,” Applied Physics Letters 89, 123116 (2006).

Ya-Qiong Xu, Erica Flor, Myung Kim, Behrang Hamadani, Howard Schmidt, Richard E. Smalley, and Robert H. Hauge, “Vertical Array Growth of Small Diameter Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes,” Journal of American Chemical Society 128, 6560 (2006).

Ya-Qiong Xu, Haiqing Peng, Robert H. Hauge, and Richard E. Smalley, “Controlled Multistep Purification of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes,” Nano Letters 5, 163 (2005).

Wen-Hui Xie, Ya-Qiong Xu, Bang-Gui Liu and D. G. Pettifor, “Half-Metallic Ferromagnetism and Structural Stability of Zincblende Phases of Transition-Metal Chalcogenides,” Physical Review Letters 91, 037204 (2003).

Ya-Qiong Xu, B-G Liu, and D.G. Pettifor, “Half-metallic ferromagnetism of MnBi in the zincblende phase,”  Physica B 329-333, 1117 (2003).

Ya-Qiong Xu, B-G Liu, and D.G. Pettifor, “Half-metallic ferromagnetism of MnBi in the zinc-blende structure,” Physical Review B 66, 184435 (2002).

Ya-Qiong Xu, B-G Liu, E G Wang, and D-S Wang, “Formation mechanism of adatom islands on fcc(111) substrates,” Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 34, 1137 (2001).

Ya-Qiong Xu, Yi-Zhi Qu, Xiang-Hui Zhang, and Jia-Ming Li, “Theoretical study of dielectronic recombination between electrons and heliumlike carbon ions,” Physical Review A 62, 022715 (2000).


Robert H. Hauge, Ya-Qiong Xu, and Sean Pheasant “Production of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Grids,” US Patent No. 8,596,466, issued on December 3, 2013.

Robert H. Hauge and Ya-Qiong Xu,  “Production of Vertical Arrays (Carpets) of Small Diameter Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes,”   US Patent No. 8,506,921, issued on August 13, 2013.

Robert H. Hauge, Ya-Qiong Xu, Hongwei Shan, Nolan Walker Nicholas, Myung Jong Kim, Howard K. Schmidt, and W. Carter Kittrell,  “Carbon Nanotube Diameter Selection on Pretreatment of Metal Catalysts on Surfaces,”   US Patent No. 8,124,503 B2, issued on February 28, 2012.

Robert H. Hauge, Ya-Qiong Xu, Haiqing Peng, and Richard E. Smalley “Controlled Multi-step Purification of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes,” US 7,607,583 B2, issued on March 2, 2010.