Journal Publications

Selected Peer-reviewed Journal Publications

2020

  1. ‘Elastic Mn-Fe Prussian Blue Analogues with Mn-vacancies: Towards Reduction of Jahn-Teller Distortion for Ultra-stable Sodium-ion Batteries’, Y. Shang, X. Li, J. Song, S. Huang, Y. Zhao, Z. J. Xu, H. Y. Yang, under revision. 
  2. ‘Interface Engineering by Atomically Thin Layer Tungsten Disulfide Catalyst for High Performance Li-S Battery’, M. E. Pam, S. Huang, S. Fan, D. Geng, D. Kong, S. Chen, M. Ding, L. Guo, C. Noël, L. K. Ang, H. Y. Yang, Mater. Today. Energy, 2020 issue.
  3. ‘Rechargeable Aqueous Zinc-Ion Batteries in MgSO4/ZnSO4 Hybrid Electrolytes’, Y. Zhang, H. Li, S. Huang, S. Fan, L. Sun, B. Tian, F. Chen, Y. Wang, Y. Shi, and H. Y. Yang, Nano-Micro Lett., under revision.
  4. ‘Enabling Ultrafast Sodium Capture for Efficient Water desalination by Anchoring Prussian Blue Nanocrystals on Polyaniline Nanotubes’, W. Shi, X. Liu, T. Deng, S Huang, M. Ding, W. Liu, F. Wu, C. Gao, H. Y. Yang, S. W. Yang, J. Shen, and X. Cao, in submission.
  5. ‘Super-kinetically pseudocapacitive MnCo2S4 nano-urchins towards high-rate sodium-ion storage’, Y. V. Lim, S. Huang, Q. Wu, D. Kong, Y. Wang, Y. Zhu, Y. Wang, Y. X. Wang, H. K. Liu, S. X. Dou, L. K. Ang, H. Y. Yang, in submission.
  6. ‘Constructing Stress-Release Layer on Fe7Se8-Based Composite for Highly Stable Sodium-Storage’, S. Chen, S. Huang, Y. F. Zhang, S. Fan, D. Yan, Y. Shang, M. E. Pam, Q. Ge, Y. Shi, H. Y. Yang, Nano Energy, 2020 issue.
  7. ‘Metallic 1T Phase MoSe2 Quantum Dots: A Robust Electrocatalyst Toward Artificial N2 Fixation to NH3’, J. Zhang, W. Zang, C. Ling, X. Li, S. Huang, X. Li, D. Yan, Z. Kou, J. Wang, H. Y. Yang, in submission.
  8. ‘Morphological and Electronic Dual Regulation of Cobalt-Nickel Bimetal Phosphide Heterostructures Inducing High Water-Splitting Performance’, S. Fan, J. Zhang, Q. Wu, S. Huang, J. Zheng, D. Kong, S. Chen, Y. Wang, L. K. Ang, Y. Shi, and H. Y. Yang, in submission.
  9. ‘Rational Designed Volume Regulation and Surface Engineering Enhanced Sodium Storage Kinetics in Hierarchical Porous FeP@C/rGO’, Y. Wang, Y. V. Lim, S. Huang, M. Ding, D. Kong, Y. Pei, T. Xu, Y. Shi, X. Li, H. Y. Yang, in submission.
  10. ‘Surface charge enhanced CDI for selective divalent cation removal in water softening applications’, Z. Y. Leong and H. Y. Yang, ACS Omega 2019 issue.
  11. ‘3D Printing Compressible Quasi-Solid-State Nickel-Iron Battery’, D. Kong, Y. Wang, S. Huang, B. Zhang, Y. V. Lim, G. J. Sim, V. y A. Pablo, Q. Ge and H. Y. Yang, in submission.
  12. ‘Undercooling-directed NaCl crystallization: an effective approach towards nitrogen/sulfur-codoped nanocavities-linked graphene network to boost fast lithium and sodium storage’,Y. Chen, L. Shi, D. Li, Y. Dong, S. Huang, H. Y. Yang, X. Wei, Q. Zhuang, Z. Ju, H. Song, in submission.
  13. ‘Direct one-pot confined synthesis of large-area graphene and h-BN lateral heterostructure arrays for plasmonic’, D. Geng, I. Abdelwahab, X. Xiao, W. Fu, S. A. Maier, K. P. Loh, and H. Y. Yang, in submission. 
  14. ‘Controllable synthesis of 2D molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) for energy storage applications’, X. L. Li, T. C. Li, S. Huang, J. Zhang, M. E. Pam, H. Y. Yang, ChemSusChem, 2020 issue. 2019
  15. ‘Promoting Sodium Storage of Iron Sulfide Hollow Polyhedrons via Cobalt Incorporation and Graphene Wrapping’, S. Huang, S. Fan, L. Xie, D. Kong, Y. FWang, Y. V. Lim, M. Ding, Y. Shang, Q. Y. Wu, S. Chen, H. Y. Yang, Adv. Energy Mater. , 9, 1901584 (2019). 
  16. ‘In situ Grown Compressed NiCo2S4 Barrier Layer for Efficient and Durable Polysulfides Entrapment’, S. Huang, Y. Wang, J. Hu, Y. V. Lim, D. Kong, L. Guo, Z. Kou, Y. Chen, H. Y. Yang, NPG Asia Materials, 11, 55. (2019).
  17. ‘In-situ growth of graphene and h-BN lateral heterostructure with tunable morphology’, D. Geng, J. Dong, L. K. Ang, F. Ding, H. Y. Yang, NPG Asia Materials, 11, 56, (2019).
  18. ‘Rhenium Disulfide Nanosheets/Carbon Composite as a Novel Anode Material for High-Rate and Long Lifespan Sodium Ion Batteries’, Y. V. Lim, S. Huang, Q. Wu, Y. Zhang, Y. Wang, J. Zhang, T. P. Chen, Y. Shi, L. K. Ang, and H. Y. Yang, Nano Energy, 61,626, (2019).  
  19. ‘Selective Reduction to Construct Robust Cu1.81S Truss-structures for High-performance Sodium Storage’, Y. Shang, X. Li, S. Huang, S. Chen, Y. Zhao, L. Guo and H. Y. Yang, Matter, 2019 issue.
  20. ‘Surface Modification of Na2Ti3O7 Nanofibre Arrays by N-doped Graphene Quantum Dots as Advanced Anodes for Sodium-ion Batteries with Ultra-stable and High-rate Capability’, D. Kong, Y. Wang, S. Huang, Y. V. Lim, L. F. Sun, J. Zhang, B. Liu, T. P. Chen, P. V. y Alvarado and H. Y. Yang, J. Mater. Chem. A, 7, 12751, (2019).
  21. ‘Low energy consumption dual-ion electrochemical deionization system using NaTi2(PO4)(3)-AgNPs electrodes’, Y. Huang, F. Chen, L. Guo, J. Zhang, T. Chen, H. Y. YangDesalination, 451, 241, (2019).
  22. ‘Dual-ion Electrochemical Deionization System with Binder-fkioikmree Aerogel Electrodes’, W. Zhao, M. Ding, L. Guo and H. Y. Yang, Small,15,1805505, (2019).
  23. ‘Design Multifunctional Catalytic Interface: toward Regulation of Polysulfide and Li2S Redox Conversion in Li-S Batteries’, S. Fan, S. Huang, M. E. Pam, S. Chen, Q. Wu, J. Hu, Y. Wang, L. K. Ang, C. Yan, Y. Shi, H. Y. Yang, Small, 2019 issue.
  24. ‘Explicating the sodium storage kinetics and redox mechanism of highly pseudocapacitive binary transition metal sulfide via operando techniques and ab initio evaluation’, Y. V. Lim, S. Huang, J. Hu, D. Kong, Y. Wang, T. Xu, L. K. Ang, H. Y. Yang, Small Methods, 3, 1900112, (2019).
  25. ‘Elucidating the Reaction Kinetics of Lithium-Sulfur Battery by Operando XRD Based on an Open-Hollow S@MnO2 Cathode’, S. Huang, Y. Wang, L. Liu, L. Zhang, J. Wang, Y. Zheng, L. Shen, Y. Li, O. Schmidt, H. Y. Yang, J. Mater. Chem. A, 7, 6651, (2019).
  26. ‘Bifunctional NiCo2S4 catalysts supported on a carbon textile interlayer for ultra-stable Li–S battery’, B. Liu , S. Huang , D. Kong , J. Hu and H. Y. Yang, J. Mater. Chem. A, 7, 7604-7613 (2019).
  27. ‘A Study of MnO2 with Different Crystalline Forms as Cathodes for Pseudocapacitive Desalination’, Z. Y. Leong, H. Y. Yang, ACS App. Mater. & Interfaces, 11, 13176, (2019). 
  28. ‘3D self-branched zinc-cobalt Oxide@N-doped carbon hollow nanowall arrays for high-performance asymmetric supercapacitors and oxygen electrocatalysis’, D. Kong, Y. Wang, S. Huang, J. Hu, Y. V. Lim, B. Liu, S. Fan, Y. Shi, and H. Y. Yang, Energy Storage Materials, 23, 653, (2019).  
  29. ‘Construction of complex NiS multi-shelled hollow structures with enhanced sodium storage ‘, S. Fan, S. Huang, Y. Chen, Y. Wang, D. Kong, M. E. Pam, Y. Shang, L. Shi, Y. Shi and H. Y. Yang, Energy Storage Materials, 23, 17, (2019).
  30. ‘Efficient Faradaic Li4Ti5O12@C Electrode Enabling Exceeding Membrane Capacitive Desalination Performance’, L. Guo, D. Kong, M. E. Pam, S. Huang, M. Ding, Y. Shang, C. Gu, Y. Huang and H. Y. Yang, J. Mater. Chem. A, 7, 8912-8921, (2019). 
  31. ‘Three-dimensional honeycomb carbon: Junction line distortion and novel emergent fermions’, J. Hu, W. Wu; C. Zhong, N. Liu, C. Ouyang, H. Y. Yang, S. A. Yang, Carbon, 141, 417-426, (2019).
  32. ‘Activated Luffa derived biowaste carbon for enhanced desalination performance in brackish water’, D. Sriramulu, S. Vafakhah and H. Y. Yang, RSC Advances, 9, 14884-14892, (2019). 
  33. ‘Location-selective Growth of Two-dimensional Metallic/Semiconducting Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Heterostructures’, X. Gong, X. Zhao, M. E. Pam,H. Yao, Z. Li, D. Geng, S. J. Pennycook, Y. Shi, and H. Y. Yang, Nanoscale, 11, 4183 (2019). 
  34. ‘Tunable Pseudocapacitive Behavior in Metal-Organic Framework Derived TiO2@Porous Carbon Enabling High-Performance Membrane Capacitive Deionization’, M. Ding, S. Fan, S. Huang, M. E. Pam, L. Guo, Y. Shi, H. Y. Yang,  ACS Applied Energy Materials, 3, 1812, (2019).
  35. ‘Two-dimensional SnS2 nanosheets on Prussian Blue Template for High Performance Sodium Ion Batteries’, G. J. Sim, K. K. Ma, S. Huang, Y. Wang, H. Y. Yang, Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering, invited paper, 13, 493, (2019). 
  36. ‘Efficient Sodium ion intercalation into the free-standing Prussian blue anode in hybrid capacitive deionization system’, S. Vafakhah, L. Guo, D. Sriramulu, S. Huang and H. Y. Yang, ACS Appl. Mater. & Inter., 11, 5989, (2019).
  37. ‘Thermal-Assisted Vertical Electron Injections in Few-Layer Pyramidal-Structured MoS2 Crystals’, M. E. Pam, Z. Li, Y. S. Ang, Y. Shi, D. Geng, S. Huang, X. Zhao, S. Pennycook, H. Yao, X. Gong, L. K. Ang, H. Y. Yang, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 10, 1292, (2019).
  38. ‘Centimeter-scale self-assembly hierarchical h-BN patterns’, D. Geng, X. Zhao, K. Zhou, W. Fu, Z. Xu, S. Pennycook, L. K. Ang, H. Y. Yang, Adv. Mater. Inter., 6, 1801493, (2019).
  39. ‘Germagraphene as promising anode material for Lithium-ion batteries predicted from first-principles calculations’, J. Hu, C. Ouyang, S. A. Yang, H. Y. Yang, Nanoscale Horizon, 4, 457, (2019).
  40. ‘Free-standing flexible film as a binder-free electrode for efficient hybrid deionization system’ D. Sriramulu and H. Y. Yang, Nanoscale, 11, 5896, (2019).
  41. ‘All Manganese-based Oxide Nanocrystal Cathode and Anode for High Performance Lithium-Ion Full-Cell’, S. Chen, Y. Shi, Y. Wang, Y. Shang, W. Xia and H. Y. Yang, Nanoscale Advances, 1, 1714, (2019). 
  42.  ‘Effects of Precursor Pre-treatment on the Vapor Deposition of WS2 Monolayer’, M. E. Pam, Y. Shi, J. Hu, X. Gong, S. Huang, X. Zhao, S. Pennycook, L. K. Ang, H. Y. Yang, Nanoscale Advances, 1, 953, (2019).
  43. ‘Polypyrrole Coated Niobium Disulfide Nanowires as High Performance Electrocatalysts for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction’, X. Gong, D. Kong, M. E. Pam, L. Guo, S. Fan, S. Huang, Y. Wang, Y. Gao, Y. Shi, H. Y. Yang, Nanotechnology, 4, 405601, (2019). 
  44. ‘Fast neutron irradiation induced effects on monolayer MoS2’, G. Tang, M. E. Pam, H. Zhang, Z. Shu, P. Feng, B. Wei, L. K. Ang, H. Y. Yang, M. Li, Applied Physics Express, 12, 056001 (2019). 
  45. ‘Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution Activity from High-Concentration Niobium-Substituted WS2 Basal Domains with Reconfigured Electronics Band Structure’,
    M. E. Pam, J. Hu, Y. S. Ang, S. Huang, D. Kong, Y. Shi, X. Zhao, D. Geng, S. J. Pennycook, L. K. Ang, H. Y. Yang, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 11, 34862, (2019).
  46. ‘Boosting Sodium Storage of Fe1-xS/MoS2 Composites via Heterointerface Engineering’,S. Chen, S. Huang, J. Hu, S. Fan, Y. Shang, M. E. Pam, X. Li, Y. Wang, T. Xu, Y. Shi, H. Y. Yang, Nano-Micro Letters, 2150-5551, (2019).
  47. ‘MoS2-MWCNT based Fluorometric Nanosensor for Exosome Detection and Quantification’, M. Tayebi, M. Tavakkoli Yaraki, H. Y. Yang, and Y. Ai, Nanoscale Advances,1, 2866–2872, (2019).
  48. ‘Determination of boron concentration in aqueous solutions based on conductivity measurement: a boron sensor based on conductivity measurement’, F Chen, L .Guo, Y. Ai, X. Hou, H.Y. YangInter. J. of Envir. Sci. and Tech., 1-6, (2019).
  49. ‘Miniature Pneumatic Actuators for Soft Robots by High‐Resolution Multimaterial 3D Printing’, Y. F. Zhang, C. J. X. Ng, Z. Chen, W. Zhang S. Panjwani, K. Kowsari H. Y. Yang, Q. Ge, Adv. Mater. Tech., 4, 1900427,(2019).
  50. ‘Three-dimensional graphene oxide and polyvinyl alcohol composites as structured activated carbons for capacitive desalination’, Z. Y. Leong, L. Guo, and H. Y. Yang, Desalination, 451, 172, (2019).
  51. ‘Promoting polysulfide conversion by catalytic ternary Fe3O4/carbon/graphene composites with ordered microchannels for ultrahigh-rate lithium-sulfur batteries’,M. Ding, S. Huang, Ye Wang, J. Hu, M. E. Pam, S. Fan, Y. Shi, Q. Ge, H. Y. Yang, J. Mater. Chem. A, 7, 25078-25087,(2019).
    2018
  52. ‘3D Hierarchical Defect-rich NiMo3S4 Nanosheet Arrays Grown on Carbon Textiles for High-performance Sodium-ion Batteries and Hydrogen Evolution Reaction’, D. Kong, Y. Wang, Y. V. Lim, S. Huang, J. Zhang, B. Liu, T. Chen, and H. Y. Yang, Nano Energy, 49, 460, (2018). 
  53. ‘Regulating the Polysulfide Redox Conversion by Iron Phosphide Nanocrystals for High-Rate and Ultra-Stable Lithium-Sulfur battery’, S. Huang, Y. V. Lim, X. Zhang, Y. Wang, Y. Zheng, D. Kong, M. Ding, S. Yang, H. Y. YangNano Energy, 51, 340, (2018).
  54. ‘Efficient Sodium Storage in Rolled-up Amorphous Si Nanomembranes’, S. Huang, L. Liu, Y. Zheng, Y. Wang, D. Kong, Y. Zhang, Y. Shi, L. Zhang, O. G. Schmidt, H. Y. Yang, Adv. Mater., 201706637, (2018).
  55. ‘A high performance electrochemical deionization method to desalinate brackish water with FePO4/RGO nanocomposite’, L. Guo, Y. Huang, M. Ding, Z. Leong, H. Y. YangJ. Mater. Chem. A, 6, 8901, (2018).
  56. ‘Bifunctional porous iron phosphide/carbon nanostructure enabled high-performance sodium-ion battery and hydrogen evolution reaction’, Y. V. Lim, S. Huang, D. Kong, Y. Wang, L. Guo, Y. Zhang, J. Zhang, Y. Shi, T. P. Chen, L. K. Ang and H. Y. Yang, Energy Storage Materials, 15, 98, (2018).
  57. ‘Ar plasma Modification of MXene Ti3C2Tx Nanosheets for Efficient Capacitive Desalination’, L. Guo, X. Wang, Z. Y. Leong, R. Mo, L. Sun and H. Y. Yang, Flatchem., 8, 17, (2018).
  58. ‘SnSe2 Quantum Dot embedded in rGO: enabling high performing lithium anode via reversible conversion and alloying reactions’, Z. X. Huang, B. Liu, D. Kong, Y. Wang, H. Y. Yang, Energy Storage Materials, 10, 92, (2018). 
  59. ‘3D carbon foam-supported WS2 nanosheets for cable-shaped flexible sodium ion batteries’, Y. Wang, D. Kong, Z. X. Huang, Y. V. Lim, J. Zhang, T. Chen, M. Ding, F. Chen and H. Y. Yang, J. Mater. Chem. A, 10813, (2018).
  60. ‘3D printed carbon nanotube wrapped thermoresponsive polymerspheres towards safer lithium-ion batteries’, Z. X. Huang, G. Joy Sim, J. C. Tan, H. Y. Low, H. Y. Yang, Energy Tech., 6, 1715, (2018). 
  61. ‘NaTi2(PO4)3-Ag Electrodes based Dual-ion Electrochemical Deionization for Seawater Desalination and Energy Recovery’, F. Chen, Y. Huang, D. Kong, M. Ding, H. Y. Yang, FlatChem, 8, 9, (2018). 
  62. ‘Significant photoluminescence enhancement in WS2 monolayers through Na2S treatment’, H. Yao, L. Liu, Z. Wang, H. Li, L. Chen, M. E. Pam, W. Chen, H. Y. Yang, Y. Shi, W. Zhang, Nanoscale, 10, 6105, (2018). 
  63. ‘Rod-like nitrogen-doped carbon hollow shells for enhanced capacitive deionization’, M. Ding, F. H. Du, B. Liu, Z. Y. Leong, L. Guo, F. Chen, A. Baji, H. Y. Yang, Flatchem, 7, 10, (2018).
  64. ‘Universal Scaling Laws in Schottky Heterostructures Based 3 on Two-Dimensional Materials’, Y. S. Ang, H. Y. Yang, L. K. Ang, Phys. Rev. Lett., 121, 056802, (2018).
  65. ‘Mechanism Investigation of High-Performance Li–Polysulfide Batteries Enabled by Tungsten Disulfide Nanopetals’, S. Huang, Y. Wang, J. H, Y. V. Lim, D. Kong, Y. Zheng, M. E. Pam,Y. Shi, H. Y. Yang, ACS nano, 12, 9504, (2018).
  66. ‘Recent advances in growth of novel 2D materials: beyond graphene and TMDs’, D. Geng, H. Y. Yang, Adv. Mater. 201800865, (2018).
  67. ‘High-Performance Membrane Capacitive Deionization Based on Metal−Organic Framework-Derived Hierarchical Carbon Structures’, W. Shi, C. Ye, X. Xu, X. Liu, M. Ding, X. Cao, J. Shen, H. Y. Yang, C. Gao, ACS Omega, 3, 8506, (2018).
  68. ‘Free‐Standing Electrodes Derived from Metal–Organic Frameworks/ Nanofibers Hybrids for Membrane Capacitive Deionization’, Meng Ding, Kranthi Bannuru, Ye Wang, Lu Guo, Avinash Baji, H. Y. YangAdv. Mater. Tech., 3, 1800135, (2018).
  69. ‘Superior initial coulombic efficiency through graphene quantum dot decorated on MoS2’, G. J. Sim, Z. X. Huang, Y. Wang, D. Kong, S. Huang, B. Liu, H. Y. Yang, Flatchem. 9, 8, (2018).
  70. ‘Three-Dimensional Hierarchical NiCo2S4@MoS2 Heterostructure Arrays for High Performance Sodium Ion Battery’, B. Liu, D. Kong, Y. Wang, Y. V. Lim, S. Huang, and H. Y. Yang, Flatchem, 10, 14, (2018).
  71. ‘Hybrid Nodal Loop Metal: Unconventional Magnetoresponse and Material Realization’, X. Zhang, Z. Ming Yu, Y. Lu, X Sheng, H. Y. Yang, and S. A. Yang, Phys. Rev. B 97, 125143, (2018).
  72. ‘Crystallization-Induced Morphological Tuning Towards Denim-Like Graphene Nanosheets in a KCl-Copolymer Solution’, Y. Chen, L. Shi, Q. Yuan , A. Li, S. Huang, H. Y. Yang, X. Chen, H. Song, ACS nano, 12, 4019-4024, (2018).
  73. ‘Tailoring NiO Nanostructured Arrays by Sulfate Anions for Sodium‐Ion Batteries’, Y. Zhang, Y. V. Lim, S. Huang, M. E. Pam, Y. Wang, L. K. Ang, Y. Shi and H Y. Yang, Small, 201800898 (2018).
  74. ‘Ultrahigh desalination capacity of a dual-ion electrochemical deionization device based on Na3V2(PO4)3@C-AgCl electrodes’, Weiyun Zhao, Lu Guo, Meng Ding, Yinxi Huang and H. Y. Yang, ACS Appl. Mater. & Inter., 10, 40540, (2018).2017
  75. ‘3D nitrogen-doped graphene foam with encapsulated germanium quantum dot@nitrogen-doped graphene yolk-shell nanoarchitecture as a ultra-high rate and cycle-stable anode for flexible lithium ion batteries’, R. W. Mo, D. Rooney, K. N. Sun and H. Y. Yang, Nature Communication,13949, (2017).
  76. ‘Highly-efficient MnO2/carbon array-type catalytic cathode enabling confined Li2O2 growth for long-life Li–O2 batteries’, F. Tu, Q. Wang, J. Xie, G. Cao, S. Zhang, J. Wang, X. Zhao, and H. Y. Yang, Energy Storage Materials, 6, 164-170, (2017).
  77. ‘Concurrent Synthesis of High-Performance Monolayer Transition Metal Disulfides’, L. F. Sun, W. S. Leong, S. Yang, M. F. Chisholm, S. J. Liang, L. K. Ang, J. Kong and H. Y. Yang, Adv. Func. Mater., 201605896, (2017).
  78. ‘Vacuum level dependent photoluminescence in chemical vapor deposition-grown monolayer MoS2’, L. F. Sun, X. Zhang, F. C. Liu, Y. D. Shen, X. F. Fan, S. J. Zheng, Z. Liu, S. A. Yang, H. Y. Yang, Scientific Reports, 16714 (2017). 
  79. ‘Bimetallic Metal-Organic Frameworks Derived Porous Carbon Nanostructure for High Performance Membrane Capacitive Desalination’, M. Ding, W. Shi, Z. Y. Leong, L. Guo, A. Baji, and H. Y. Yang, J. Mater. Chem. A, 5, 6113, (2017). 
  80.  ‘Nitrogen-Doped Graphene Oxide: Toward Effective Removing Boron Ions from Sea Water’, F. Chen, L. Guo, X. Zhang, Z. Y. Leong, S. Yang, H. Y. Yang, Nanoscale, 9, 326,(2017). 
  81. ‘An Aqueous Rechargeable Chloride Ion Battery’, F. Chen, Z. Y. Leong, H. Y. Yang, Energy Storage Materials, 7, 189, (2017).
  82. ‘3D nitrogen-doped graphene decorated CoNi2S4@polypyrrole electrode for pseudocapacitor with ultrahigh electrochemical performance‘, B. Liu, R. Mo, D. Kong, Y. Wang, and H. Y. Yang, Flatchem., 6, 1-10, (2017).     
  83. ‘Boron detection and quantification based on the absorption spectra of pyridoxine and its boron complex’, F. M. Chen, Y. Ai and H. Y. Yang, Environ. Chem., 14, 135, (2017).
  84. ‘Nontopotactic Reaction in Highly Reversible Sodium Storage of Ultrathin Co9Se8/rGO Hybrid Nanosheets’, X. Wang, D. Kong, Z. X. Huang, Y. Wang and H. Y. Yang, Small 13, 1603980, (2017). 
  85. ‘Modeling of a Selective Solar Absorber Thin Film Structure based on Double TiNxOy Layers for Concentrated Solar Power Applications Solar Energy’, J. Zhang, T.P. Chen, Y.C. Liu, Z. Liu, and H.Y. Yang, Solar Energy, 142, (2017).
  86. ‘Fe3O4 Quantum Dots Decorated MoS2 Nanosheet Arrays on Graphite Paper as Free-Standing Sodium-Ion Batteries anode’, D. Kong, C. Cheng, Z. X. Huang, B. Liu, Y. V. Lim, Q Ge, Y. Wang, and H. Y. Yang, J. Mater. Chem. A, 5, 9122 (2017). 
  87. ‘Cubic-shaped WS2 nanopetals on Prussian blue derived nitrogen-doped carbon nanoporous framework for high performance sodium-ion batteries’, Y. V. Lim, Y. Wang, D. Kong, L. Guo, J. I. Wong, L. K. Ang, and H. Y. Yang, J. Mater. Chem. A, 5, 10406,(2017). 
  88. ‘Dual-ions Electrochemical Deionization: A desalination generator’, F. Chen, Y. Huang, L. Guo, L. Sun, Y. Wang, H. Y. Yang, Energy & Environmental Science, 10, 2043, (2017).  (Back Cover)
  89. ‘A Prussian blue anode for high performance electrochemical deionization promoted by the faradaic mechanism’, L. Guo, R. W. Mo, W. Shi, Z. Y. Leong, M. Ding, F. Chen and H. Y. Yang, Nanoscale, 9, 13305, (2017).  
  90. ‘A dual-ion electrochemistry deionization system based on AgCl-NMO Electrodes’, F. Chen, Y. Huang, L. Guo, M. Ding and H. Y. Yang, Nanoscale, 9, 10101, (2017). 
  91. ‘Coexistence of non-identical Dirac nodal line and novel triply nodal point in metal diborides’, X. Zhang, Z. Yu, X. Sheng, H. Y. Yang, and S. A. Yang, Phys. Rev. B 95, 235116, (2017).
  92. ‘Unlocking the potential of SnS2: Transition metal catalyzed utilization of reversible conversion and alloying reactions’, Z. X. Huang, Y. Wang, B. Liu, D. Kong, J. Zhang, T. Chen, and H. Y. Yang, Scientific reports, 7, 41015, (2017).
  93. ‘Green Fabrication of Silkworm Cocoon-Like Silicon-Based Composite for High-Performance Li-Ion Batteries’, F. H. Du, Y. Z. Ni, D. Wang, Q. Ge, S. Chen, and H. Y. Yang, ACS nano, 11, 8628, (2017).   
  94. ‘W/Cu thin film infrared reflector for TiNxOy based selective solar absorber with high thermal stability’, J. Zhang, T. P. Chen, Z. Liu, Y.C. Liu, H. Y. YangJ. App. Phys., 121, 203101, (2017).  
  95. ‘Electrical homogeneity of chemical vapor deposited hexagonal boron nitride, F. Hui, W. Fang, W. S. Leong, T. Kpulun, H. Wang, H. Y. Yang, G. Harris, M. Lanza* and J. Kong* , ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9, 39895, (2017).
  96. ‘A review on the research progress of tailoring photoluminescence of monolayer transition metal dichalcogenides’, H. Li, M. E. Pam, Y. Shi, H. Y. Yang, Flatchem, 4, 48, (2017). (Invited paper)
  97. ‘Ultrahigh Performance of Novel Electrochemical Deionization System based on NaTi2(PO4)3/rGO Nanocomposite’, Y. Huang, F. Chen, L. Guo and H. Y. YangJ. Mater. Chem. A, 5, 18157, (2017). 2016
  98. ‘Ice Templated Free-standing Hierarchically WS2/CNT-rGO Aerogel for High-performance Rechargeable Lithium and Sodium Ion Batteries’, Y. Wang, D. Kong, W. Shi, B. Liu, G. J. Sim, Q. Ge and H. Y. YangAdv. Energy Mater., 1601057, (2016).
  99. ‘MoS2-coated vertical graphene nanosheets for high-performance rechargeable lithium-ion batteries and hydrogen production’, Y. Wang, B. Chen, D. H. Seo, J. I. Wong, Z. J. Han, K. Ostrikov, H. Zhang, H. Y. Yang, NPG Asia Materials, 8, e268 (2016).
  100. ‘Seed-assisted growth of α-Fe2O3 nanorod arrays on reduced graphene oxide: a superior anode for high-performance Li-ion and Na-ion batteries’ D. Kong, C. Cheng, Y. Wang, J. Zhang, B. Liu, Z. X. Huang, T. P. Chen and H. Y. Yang, J. Mater. Chem. A, 4, 11800- 11811 (2016).
  101. ‘High-capacity, stable pseudocapacitive performance of MnO2 nanowires anchored on recyclable graphite electrodes’, Z. J. Han, Z. Bo, D. H. Seo, S. Pineda, H. Y. Yang and K. Ostrikov, ChemSusChem, 9, 1020, (2016).
  102. ‘Three-dimensional hierarchical NiCo2O4 Nanowires@Ni3S2 Nanosheets Core/Shell Arrays for Flexible Asymmetric Supercapacitor’, B. Liu, D. Kong, Z. X. Huang, R. Mo, Y. Wang, Z. J. Han, C. Cheng, and H. Y. Yang,  Nanoscale, 8, 10686, (2016).  
  103. ‘Porous carbon hollow spheres synthesized via a modified Stöber method for capacitive deionization’, Z. Y. Leong and H. Y. Yang, RSC Advances, 6, 53542, (2016).
  104. ‘Two Dimensional Layered Co0.85Se Nanosheets as a high-capacity anode for Lithium-ion batteries’, J. Zhou, Y. Wang, J. Zhang, T. P. Chen, H. Song, H. Y. Yang, Nanoscale, 8, 14992-15000, (2016).
  105. ‘Borophene Electrode with Extremely High Capacity for Li-Ion and Na- Ion Batteries’, X. Zhang, S. A. Yang, J. Hu, H. Y. Yang,and Y. Yao, Nanoscale, 8, 15340-15347, (2016).
  106. ‘Design of a high performance selective solar absorber with the structure of SiO2-TiO2-TiNxOy-Cu’, J. Zhang, T. P. Chen, Y.C. Liu, Z. Liu, and H.Y. Yang, ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, 5(7), N43-N47, (2016). 
  107. ‘Investigation of localized surface plasmon resonance of TiN nanoparticles in TiNxOy thin films’, J. Zhang, T. P. Chen, X. D. Li, Y. C. Liu, Y. Liu, and H. Y. YangOptical Materials Express, 6(7), 2422, (2016). 
  108. ‘Au-Decorated Cracked Carbon Tube Arrays as Binder-Free Catalytic Cathode Enabling Guided Li2O2 Inner Growth for High-Performance Li–O2 Batteries’, F. Tu, J. Hu, J. Xie, G. Cao, S. Zhang, S. A. Yang, X. Zhao, and H. Y. Yang, Adv. Func. Mater. 201603088, (2016).
  109. ‘Theoretical prediction of MoN2 monolayer as a high capacity electrode material for metal ion batteries’, X. Zhang, Z. Yu, S. Wang, S. Guan, H. Y. Yang, Y. Yao, and S. A. Yang, J. Mater. Chem. A, 4, 15224-15231 (2016).
  110. ‘WS2-3D graphene nano-architecture networks for high performance anode materials of lithium ion batteries, Y. V. Lim, Z. X. Huang, Y. Wang, F. H. Du, J. Zhang, T. P. Chen, L. K. Ang, and H. Y. Yang, RSC advances, 6, 107768, (2016). 
  111. ‘Tracking optical welding through groove modes in plasmonic nano-cavities’, J. Mertens, A. Demetriadou, R. Bowman, F. Benz, M. E. Kleemann, C. Tserkezis, Y. Shi, H. Y. Yang, O. Hess, J. Aizpurua, J. Baumberg, Nano Lett., 16 (9), pp 5605–5611,(2016).
  112. ‘3D hierarchical Co3O4@Co3S4 nanoarrays as cathode materials for asymmetric pseudocapacitor’, B. Liu, D. Kong, J. Zhang, Y. Wang, T. Chen. C. Cheng and H. Y. Yang, J. Mater. Chem. C, 4, 3287-3296, (2016).
  113. ‘Hydrothermally Synthesized Graphene and Fe3O4 Nanocomposites for High Performance Capacitive Deionization’, H. Li, Z. Y. Leong, W. Shi and H. Y. Yang, RSC Advances, 6, 11967-11972, (2016).
  114. ‘Ultrahigh Performance of Novel Capacitive Deionization Electrodes based on A Three-Dimensional Graphene Architecture with Nanopores’, W. Shi, H. Li, X. Cao, Z. Y. Leong, J. Zhang, T. Chen, H. Zhang and H. Y. Yang, Scientific Reports, 18966, (2016).
  115. ‘MoS2 coated hollow carbon spheres for anodes of lithium ion batteries’, Y. Zhang, Y. Wang, J. Yang, W. Shi, H. Y. Yang, W. Huang, X. C. Dong, 2D Materials, 3, 024001, (2016).
  116. ‘A microfluidic DNA sensor based on three dimensional (3D) hierarchical MoS2/carbon nanotube nanocomposites’, D. Yang, M. Tayebi, Y. Huang, H. Y. Yang, and Ye Ai *, Sensor, 16,1911, (2016).2015
  117. ‘Three-Dimensional NiCo2O4@Polypyrrole Coaxial Nanowire Arrays on Carbon Textiles for High-Performance Flexible Asymmetric Solid-State Supercapacitor’, D. Kong, W. Ren, C. Cheng, Y. Wang, Z. X. Huang and H. Y. YangACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 7, 21334-21346, (2015).
  118. ‘3D Hierarchical Co3O4@C@Ni3S2 Core-Shell-Shell Nanoneedle Arrays: Towards High-Performance Flexible All-Solid-State Asymmetric Supercapacitors’, D. Kong, C. Cheng, Y. Wang, J. I. Wong, Y. Yang and H. Y. Yang, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 3, 16150 (2015).
  119. ‘DNA Single-Base Mismatch Study Using Graphene Oxide Nanosheets-Based Fluorometric Biosensors’, Y. Huang, H. Y. Yang, Y. Ai, Analytical Chemistry, 87, 9132-9136, (2015).
  120. ‘Designed hybrid nanostructure with catalytic effect: beyond the theoretical capacity of SnO2 anode material for lithium ion batteries’, Y. Wang, Y. Shi, J. I. Wong, Z. X. Huang, M. Ding, and H. Y. Yang,Scientific Reports, 5, 9164, (2015).
  121. ‘MoS2 Surface Structure Tailoring via Carbonaceous Promoter’, Y. Shi, H. Li, J. I. Wong, X. Zhang, Y. Wang, H. H. Song and H. Y. YangScientific Reports, 5, 10378 (2015).
  122. ‘Free standing SnS2 nanosheets on 3D Graphene foam: an outstanding hybrid nanostructures anode for Li-ion batteries’, Z. X. Huang, Y. Wang, J. I. Wong, and H. Y. Yang, 2D Materials, 2, 024010 (2015). (Invited Article)
  123. ‘Synthesis of self-assembled cobalt sulphide coated carbon nanotube and its superior electrochemical performance as anodes for Li-ion batteries’, Z. X. Huang, Y. Wang, J. I. Wong, and H. Y. Yang, Electrochimica Acta, 167, 388 (2015).
  124. ‘A novel single-layered MoS2 nanosheets based microfluidic biosensor for ultrasensitive detection of DNA’, Y. Huang, Y. Shi, H. Y. Yang, and Y. Ai, Nanoscale, 7, 2245-2249, (2015).
  125. ‘Effects of Graphene Oxide Function Groups on SnO2/Graphene Nanocomposites for Lithium Storage Application’, Y. G. Zhu, Y. Wang, J. Xie, G. S. Cao, T. J. Zhu, X. B. Zhao, and H. Y. Yang, Electrochimica Acta, 154, 338-344, (2015).
  126. ‘Au-nanocrystals-decorated delta-MnO2 as an efficient catalytic cathode for high-performance Li-O-2 batteries’, S. Y. Liu, G. Q. Wang, F. F. Tu, J. Xie, H. Y. Yang, S. C Zhang, T. J. Zhu, G. S. Cao, X. B. Zhao, Nanoscale, 7, 9589-9596, (2015).
  127. ‘Template-Free Synthesis of Three-Dimensional Nanoporous Bulk Graphitic Carbon Nitride with Remarkably Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity and Good Separation Properties’, J. C. Shen, H. Yang, Q. H. Shen, Y. Feng, Q. F.  Cai, H. Y. Yang, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 15, 2611-2618, (2015). 2014
  128. ‘Monitoring morphological changes in 2D monolayer semiconductors using atom-thick plasmonic nanocavities’, D. O. Sigle, J. Mertens, L. Herrmann, R. W. Bowman, S. Ithurria, B. Dubertret, Y. Shi, H. Y. Yang, C. Tserkezis, J. Aizpurua, J. J. Baumberg, ACS nano, 9, 825-830, (2014).

  129. ‘Catalyst Engineering for Lithium Ion Battery: The Catalytic Role of Ge for Enhancing Electrochemical Performance of SnO2(GeO2)0.13-G system’, Y. G. Zhu, Y. Wang, Z. J. Han, Y. Shi, J. I. Wong, Z. X. Huang, K. Ostrikov, H. Y. YangNanoscale, 6, 15020-15028, (2014).

  130. ‘3D Graphene Supported MoO2 for High Performance Binder-free Lithium Ion Battery’, Z. X. Huang, Y. Wang, Y. G. Zhu, Y. Shi, J. I. Wong, and H. Y. Yang, Nanoscale, 6, 9839-9845, (2014).

  131. ‘Hybrid CuO/SnO2 nanocomposites: towards cost-effective and high performance binder free lithium ion batteries anode materials’, G. Z. Xing, Y. Wang, J. I. Wong, Y. M. Shi, Z. X. Huang, S. Li and H. Y. Yang, Appl. Phys. Lett. , 105, 143905, (2014). 

  132. ‘Dual Wavelength Electroluminescence from CdSe/CdS Tetrapods’, J. I. Wong, N. Mishra, G. Xing, M. Li, S. Chakrabortty, T. C. Sum, Y. Shi, Y. T Chan and H. Y. Yang, ACS Nano, 8 (3), 2873–2879 (2014).

  133. ‘Pre-lithiation of onion-like carbon/MoS2 nano-urchin anodes for high-performance rechargeable lithium ion batteries’, Y. Wang, G. Xing, Z. J. Han, Y. Shi, J. I. Wong, Z. X. Huang, K. Ostrikov, H. Y. Yang, Nanoscale, 6, 8884-8890, (2014).

  134. ‘Preparation of MoS2-MoO3 hybrid nanomaterials for Light-Emitting Diodes’, Z. Yin, X. Zhang, Y. Cai, J. Chen, J. I. Wong, Y. Y. Tay, J. Chai, J. Wu, Z. Zeng, B. Zheng, H. Y. Yang, and H. Zhang, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 53, 12560, (2014).

  135. ‘Excitons in a mirror: Formation of ‘optical bilayers’ using MoS2 monolayers on gold substrates’, J. Mertens, Y. Shi, A. Molina-Sánchez, L. Wirtz, H. Y. Yang and J. J Baumberg, Appl. Phys. Lett., 14, 191105, (2014).

  136. ‘Larger π-Extended Anti-/Syn-Aroylenediimidazole (ADI) Azaacenes: Synthesis, Physical Properties and Self-assembly’, J. Zhao, J. I. Wong, J. Gao, G. Li, G. Xing, H. Zhang, T. C. Sum, H. Y. Yang, Y. Zhao,  S. L. A. Kjelleberg, W. Huang, S. C. J. Loo, Q. Zhang, RSC Advances, 4, 17822, (2014).

  137. ‘Phase transformation induced capacitance activation for 3D graphene-CoO nanorod pseudocapacitor’,Y. G. Zhu, Y. Wang, Y. Shi, Z. X. Huang, L. Fu, and H. Y. Yang, Adv. Energy Mater., 1301788, (2014).

  138. ‘Direct Growth of Flower‐Like δ‐MnO2 on Three‐Dimensional Graphene for High‐Performance Rechargeable Li‐O2 Batteries’, S. Liu, Y. G. Zhu, J. Xie, Y. Huo, H. Y. Yang, T. J. Zhu, G. Cao, X. Zhao and S. Zhang, Adv. Energy Mater., 1301960, (2014).

  139. ‘High charge efficiency electrode by self-assembling the sulphonated reduced graphene oxide onto carbon fibre: towards an enhanced capacitive deionization’, H B Li, F. Zaviska, S. Liang, J. Li, L. He and H. Y. Yang, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2, 3484-3491, (2014).

  140. ‘Wide-bandwidth lasing from C-dot/epoxy nanocomposite Fabry–Perot cavities with ultralow threshold’, W. F. Zhang, L. M. Jin, S. F. Yu, H. Zhu, S. S. Pan, Y. H. Zhao and H. Y. Yang, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2, 1525-1531 (2014).

  141. ‘Hydrogen-bonded Supramolecular Conjugated Polymer Nanoparticles for White Polymer Light-emitting Devices’,J.Y. Lin, C. Zhang, J. I. Wong,Z.Q. Lin,M. D. Yi, N. E. Shi, L. H. Xie, Y. Z. Chang, X. C. Dong, S. B. Li, Q. L Fan, H. Y. Yang, L. H. Wang, W. Huang, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 201300831 (2014).

  142. ‘Real-time, Sensitive Electrical Detection of Cryptosporidium Parvum Oocysts based on CVD-Grown Graphene’, J. I. Wong, L. Wang, Y. Shi, T. Palacios, J. Kong, X. Dong, and H. Y. Yang, Appl. Phys. Lett., 104, 063705 (2014).

  143. ‘CoO Nanoflowers woven by CNT network for High Energy Density Flexible Micro-Supercapacitor’, Y. G. Zhu, Y. Wang, Y. Shi, J. I. Wong, H. Y. Yang, Nano Energy,3, 46-54, (2014).

  144. ‘Printed all-solid flexible microsupercapacitors: towards the genral route for high energy storage device’, Y. Wang, Y. Shi, C. X. Zhao, J. I. Wong, X. W. Sun and H. Y. Yang, Nanotechnology, 25, 094010 (2014).

  145. ‘Functionalized MoS2 Nanosheet-Based Field-Effect Biosensor for Label-Free Sensitive Detection of Cancer Marker Proteins in Solution’, L. Wang, Y. Wang, J. I. Wong, T. Palacios, J. Kong and H. Y. Yang, Small, 201302081, (2014).

  146. ‘Nitrogen-doped reduced graphene oxide for high-performance flexible all-solid-state microsupercapacitors’,  S. Y. Liu, J. Xie, H. L. Li, Y. Wang, H. Y. Yang, T. J. Zhu,S. C. Zhang, G. S. Cao, X. B. Zhao, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2, 18125-18131, (2015). 

  147. ‘An Experimental Study of Lateral Charge Transfer in Silicon Nanocrystal Layer Embedded in SiO2 Thin Film’, J. I. Wong, T, P. Chen, Y. Y. Tay, P. Liu, M. Yang, Z. Liu, H. Y. YangNanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters, 6, 798-804, 2014. o

  148. ‘Carbon nanotube membranes with ultrahigh specific adsorption capacity for water desalination and purification’, H. Y. Yang, Z. J. Han, S. F. Yu, K. L. Pey, K. Ostrikov, R. Karnik, Nature Communications, 4, 2220 (2013). (This paper has been selected by The Latest Science (www.thelatestscience.com) as the paper of the month.)

  149. ‘Self-assembly of MoSx/Carbon nanotube nano-composite by solvent thermal method and as anode materials for Li-ion batteries’, Y. Shi, Y. Wang, A. Y. S. Tan, C. L. Hsu, L. J. Li, Y. C. Lu, H. Y. Yang, Scientific Reports, 3, 2169 (2013).

  150. ‘Core-leaf onion-like carbon/MnO2 hybrid nano-urchins for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries’, Y. Wang, Z. J. Han, S. F. Yu, R. R. Song, H. H. Song, K. Ostrikov, H. Y. Yang, Carbon, 64, 230-236 (2013).

  151. ‘Design and Synthesis of NiO Nanoflakes/Graphene Nanocomposite as Electrode of Pseudocapacitor’, Y. G. Zhu, G. S. Cao, C. Y. Sun, J. Xie, S. Y. Liu, T. J. Zhu, X. B. Zhao and H. Y. Yang, RCS Advances, 3, 19409-19415 (2013).

  152. ‘Large scale synthesized sulphonated reduced graphene oxide: a high performance material for electrochemical capacitor’, H Li, Y. Wang, Y. Shi, J. Li, L. He and H. Y. Yang, RCS Advances, 35, 14954 – 14959 (2013).

  153. ‘Selective decoration of Au nanoparticles on the edge of Monolayer MoS2 single crystals’, Y. M. Shi, J. M. Lin, S. F. Yu, L. J. Li, H. Y. Yang, Scientific Reports, 3, 1839 (2013).

  154. ‘Onion-like Carbon Matrix Supported Co3O4 Nanocomposites: Highly Reversible Anode Material for Lithium Ion Batteries with excellent cycling stability’ Y. Wang, F. Yan, S. Liu, A. Y. S. Tan, X. W. Sun, H. Y. Yang, J. Mater. Chem. A 1, 5212-5216 (2013).

  155. ‘Ultraviolet excitonic lasing from a single ZnS Microbelt’, H. Zhu, S. C. Su, S. F. Yu, W. F. Zhang, C. C. Ling, and H. Y. Yang, Quan. Electro., IEEE J., 19, 150175 (2013).

  156. ‘Synthesis, Physical Properties and Self-assembly of A Novel Asymmetric Aroyleneimidazo-phenazine’, J. F. Zhao, J. I. Wong, C. Y. Wang, J. K. Gao, V. Z. Y. Ng, H. Y. Yang,  J.  S. C. Loo, Q. C. Zhang, Chem. Asian J., 8, 665-669 (2013).

  157. ‘Room-temperature electroluminescence from randomly packed n-ZnS nanowires/p-SiC heterojunction’ H. Y. Yang, D. H. Li, S. F. Yu, J. I, Wong and Q. H. Xiong, J. Nanoscience Lett., 3, 24 (2013).year 2

  158. ‘Nanoparticles-Assembled LiMn2O4 Hollow Microspheres with Enhanced High-Rate Capability and Cycleability for Rechargeable Li-Ion Batteries‘, C. Y. Sun, H. Y. Yang, Y. L. Ding, J. Xie, G. H. Cao, X. B. Zhao and T. J. Zhu, Int. J. Electrochem. Sci., 7, 6191 – 6201 (2012)

  159. ‘A free-standing, self-assembly ternary membrane with high conductivity for lithium-ion batteries’, T. Feng, F. Wu, C. Wu, X. D. Wang, G. S. Feng, H. Y. Yang, Solid State Ions, 221, 28-34 (2012).

  160. ‘A Polymer-based Ternary Data-Storage Device Combining both Conformation Change and Charge Transfer Mechanisms’, S. J. Liu, P. Wang, Q. Zhao, H. B. Sun, J. I. Wong, H. Y. Yang, X. C. Dong, W. Huang, Adv. Mater., 24, 2901 (2012).

  161. ‘TixSn1−xO3 solid solution as an anode material in lithium-ion batteries’, J. D. Yan, H. H Song, H. J. Zhang, J. Y. Yan, X. C.  Chen, F. Wang, H. Y. Yang, M. Gomic, Electro – Chimica Acta, 72, 186, (2012).

  162. ‘Van der Waals Epitaxy of MoS2 layers using Graphene as Growth Templates’, Y. Shi, W. Zhou, A. Y.  Lu, W. J. Fang, Y. H. Lee, A. L. Hsu, S. M. Kim, K. K. Kim, H. Y. Yang, L. J.  Li, J. C.  Idrobo, J. Kong, Nano Lett., 12, 2784 (2012).

  163. ‘MnO2/onion-like carbon nanocomposites for pseudocapacitors’, Y. Wang, S. F. Yu, C. Y. Sun, T. J. Zhu, H. Y. Yang,J. Mater. Chem, 22, 17584-17588 (2012).

  164. ‘Tunable Electroluminescence of Mg-doped ZnO Thin Film for Light-Emitting Diode Applications’, E. S. M. Goh, H. Y. Yang, Z. J. Han, T. P. Chen, K. Ostrikov, Appl. Phys. Lett., 101, 263506 (2012).

  165. ‘Wavelength-Tunable Electroluminescence from Randomly Assembled n-CdSxSe1-x Nanowires/p+-SiC Heterojunction’, J. I. Wong, H. Y. Yang, T. P. Chen, H. X. Li and H. J. Fan, Nanoscale, 4, 1467 (2012).

  166. ‘Observation of lasing emission from carbon nanodots in organic solvents’, H. Zhu, W. F. Zhang, S. F. Yu and H. Y. Yang, Adv. Mater., 17,  2263 ( 2012)

  167. ‘Size-suppressed dielectrics of Ge nanocrystals: Skin-deep quantum entrapment’, Eunice S. M. Goh,T. P. Chen, H. Y. Yang, Y. Liuand C. Q. Sun, Nanoscale, 4, 1308 (2012).

  168. Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Networks on Nanoporous Silica Catalyst Support: Morphological and Connectivity Control for Nanoelectronic, Gas- and Bio-Sensing Devices”, Z. J. Han, H. Mehdipour, X. G. Li, J. Shen, L. Randeniya, H. Y. Yang and K. Ostrikov, ACS Nano, 6, 5809-5819 (2012).

  169. ‘Hierarchical porous carbon nanosheets and their favorable high-rate performance in lithium ion batteries’,R. R. Song, H. H. Song, J. S. Zhou, X. H. Chen, B. Wu and H. Y. Yang, J. Mater. Chem., 22, 123689 (2012).year 3

  170.  ‘Observation of Tamm plasmon polaritons in visible regime from ZnO/Al2O3 distributed Bragg reflector – Ag interface’, S. H. Tsang, S. F. Yu, X. F. Li, H. Y. Yang, H. K. Liang, Opti. Commun., 284, 1890 (2011).

  171. ‘Synthesis, Characterization, Self-assembly and Physical Properties of 11-Methyl-benzo[d]pyreno[4,5-b]furan’, J. Xiao, B. Yang, J. I. Wong, Y. Liu, F. Wei, X. Teng,Y. Wu, L. Huang, C. Kloc, F. Boey, J. Ma, H. Zhang, H. Y. Yang, Q. Zhang, Org. Lett., 13, 3004 (2011).

  172.  ‘Excellent BODIPY Dye Containing Dimesitylboryl Groups as PeT-Based Fluorescent Probes for Fluoride‘, H. B. Sun, X. C. Dong, S. J Liu,  Q. Zhao, X. Mou, H. Y. Yang, and W. Huang, J. Phys. Chem. C, 115, 19947–19954, (2011).

  173. ‘Preparation, Characterization, and Photoswitching/Light-emitting Behaviors of Coronene Nanowires’, J. C. Xiao, H. Y. Yang, Z. Y. Yin, J. Guo, F. Boey, H. Zhang and Q. C. Zhang, J. Mater. Chem., 21, 1423 (2011).

  174. ‘Fabrication of magnetic cryptomelane-type manganese oxide nanowires for water treatment‘, T. Zhang, X. Zhang,  J. Ng,  H. Y. Yang, J. Liu, D. D. Sun, Chem. Commun., 47, 1890, (2011).  

  175. ‘Ultraviolet random lasing action from highly disordered n-AlN/p-GaN heterojunction’, H. Y. Yang, S. F. Yu,  J. I. Wong, Z. H. Cen, H. K. Liang, and T. P. Chen,  ACS Appl. Mater. Inter. , 3, 1726, (2011).  

  176. ‘An index-guided ZnO random laser array’ H. K. Liang, S.F. Yu, X. F. Li, S. Z. Ma and H. Y. Yang, IEEE Phot. Tech. Lett., 8, 522 (2011).

  177. ‘Shape-Controlled Micro/nanostructures of 9,10-Diphenylanthracene (DPA) and TAheir Application in Light-Emitting Devices’, B. Yang, J. C. Xiao, J. I. Wong, J. Guo, L. J. Ong, L. Lao, F. Boey, H.  Zhang, H. Y. Yang, Q. C. Zhang, Y. C. Wu, J. of Phys. Chem., 115, 7924 (2011).year 4. jpg

  178. ‘Room-temperature electroluminescence from n-AlN nanowires/p-SiC heterojunction light-emitting diodemitting’, H. Y. Yang, S. F. Yu, Y. Y. Hui and S. P. Lau, Appl. Phys. Lett., 97, 191105 (2010).

  179. ‘ZnO random laser diode arrays for stable single-mode operation at high power’, H. K. Liang, S. F. Yu, and H. Y. Yang, Appl. Phys. Lett., 97, 241107, (2010).

  180. ‘Light emitting devices based on Sn doped In2O3 nanowires’, H. Y. Yang, S. F. Yu, H. K. Liang, T. P. Chen, J. Gao and T. Wu, Opti. exp., 18, 15585 (2010).

  181. Ultraviolet laser action in ferromagnetic Zn1-xFexO Nanoneedles‘, H. Y. Yang, S. F. Yu, S. P. Lau, T. S. Herng, and M. Tanemura,  Nanoscale Res. Lett., 5,  247-251 (2010).

  182. Wide tunable ultraviolet random lasing action from ZnMgO thin films‘, H. Y. Yang, S. F. Yu, and S. P. Lau, J. of Crys. Grow, 312, 16-18 (2010).

  183. ‘Edge-emitting ultraviolet n-ZnO:Al/i-ZnO/p-GaN heterojunction light-emitting diode with a rib waveguide’, H. K. Liang, S. F. Yu, and H. Y. Yang, Opti. Exp., 18, 3687-3692 (2010).

  184. ‘Size control of Si nanocrystals by two-step rapid thermal annealing of sputtered Si-rich oxide/SiO2 superlattice’, Samson T. H. Silalahi, H. Y. Yang, K. Pita, and Yu Mingbin, Appl. Phys. A, 98, 867-871 (2010).

  185. ‘Wide bandwidth lasing randomly assembled ZnS/ZnO biaxial nanobelt heterostructures’ H. Y. Yang, S. F. Yu, J. Yan, and L. D. Zhang, Appl. Phys. Lett., 96, 141115 ( 2010).

  186. ‘Directional and controllable edge-emitting ZnO ultraviolet random laser diodes’, H. K. Liang, S. F. Yu, and H. Y. Yang, Appl. Phys. Lett., 96,101116 (2010).

  187. ‘Random lasing action from randomly assembled ZnS nanosheets’ H.Y. Yang, S.F. Yu, J. Yan and L. D. Zhang, Nanoscale Res. Lett., 5, 809 – 812 (2010).

  188. ‘Ultraviolet electroluminescence from randomly assembled n-SnO2 nanowires/p-GaN:Mg heterojunction’, H. Y. Yang, S. F. Yu, H. K. Liang, S. P. Lau, S. Pramana, C. Ferraris,  C. W. Chen, and H. J. Fan, ACS Appl. Mater. & Inter., 2, 1191 (2010). (Top 10 Most Accessed Articles from the new international forum in Materials Science & Engineering)

  189. ‘Ultraviolet lasing characteristics of randomly assembled ZnO nanowires coated with MgO layer’ H.Y. Yang, S.F. Yu, G. P. Li, T. Wu, Opti. exp., 18, 13647 (2010).

  190. ‘Hybridized Nanowires and Cubes – A novel architecture of heterojunctioned TiO2/SrTiO3 thin film for efficient Water Splitting’, J. W. Ng, X. W. Zhang, H. Y. Yang, D. D. Sun, Adv. Func. Mater. , 20, 4287 (2010).year 5. jpg

  191. Randomly packed n-SnO2 nanorods/p-SiC heterojunction light-emitting diodes‘, H. Y. Yang, S. F. Yu, C. W. Cheng, S. H. Tsang, H. K. Liang and H. J. Fan, Appl. Phys. Lett., 95,  201104 (2009).

  192. ‘Suppression of random lasing modes in polycrystalline ZnO thin-film by using distributed Bragg reflector’, S.H. Tsang, S.F. Yu, S.P. Lau, H. Y. Yang and X. F. Li, IEEE Phot. Tech. Lett., 21, 549-551 (2009).

  193. ‘Rapid thermal annealing of sputtered silicon-rich oxide/SiO2 superlattice structure’,Samson T. H. Silalahi, H. Y. Yang, K. Pita, and Yu Mingbin, Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters,12, K29-K32 (2009).

  194. ‘Direct growth of ZnO nanocrystals onto the pores of porous TiO2 nanotube array films for the fabrication of highly efficient and recyclable photocatalyst’, H. Y. Yang, S. F. Yu, S. P. Lau, X. W. Zhang, D. D. Sun, G. Jun, Small, 200900724 (2009).

  195. ‘Coherent random lasing from SnO2 nanobelts’, H. Y. Yang, S. F. Yu, S. P. Lau, S. H. Tsang, G. Z. Xing, and T. Wu, Appl. Phys. Lett., 94, 241121 (2009) .

  196. ‘High-temperature lasing characteristics of randomly assembled ZnO nanowires with a ridge waveguide’, H. Y. Yang , S. F. Yu, H. K. Liang, C. Pang, B. Yan and T. Yu,  J. Appl. Phys., 106, no. 4, 043102 ( 2009).

  197. ‘High temperature lasing emission from SnO2 nanobelts’, H. Y. Yang, S. F. Yu, S. H. Tsang, T. P. Chen, J. Gao and T. Wu, Appl. Phys. Lett., 95, 131106 ( 2009).

  198. Synthesis and random laser application of ZnO nano-walls: a review‘, L. Miao, S. Tanemura, H. Y. Yang, and S. P. Lau,International J. Nanotech., 6, 723-734 (2009).

  199. ‘Hierarchical Assembly of ZnO Nanostructures on SnO2 Backbone Nanowires: Low Temperature Hydrothermal Preparation and Optical Properties’, C. W. Cheng,  B. Liu, H. Y. Yang,  W. W. Zhou,  L Sun, H. D. Sun,   S. F. Yu,   H. Gong, J. X. Zhang,  H. J. Fan, ACS Nano, 3, 3069-3076 (2009).

  200. ‘ZnO/ZnMgO Multiple Quantum Wells Ridge Waveguide Lasers’, S. H. Tsang, S. F. Yu, H. Y. Yang, X. F. Li, IEEE Photonics Tech. Lett., 21, 1624-1626 ( 2009).

  201. High-temperature lasing characteristics of randomly assembled SnO2 backbone nanowires coated with ZnO nanofins‘, H. Y. Yang, S. F. Yu, H. K. Liang, R. G. Mote, C. W. Cheng, H. J. Fan, T. Sun, and H. H. Hng, J. of Appl. Phys., 106, 123105 ( 2009).

  202. ‘Fabrication and Optical Properties of ZnO Quantum Dots’, X. H. Zhang, S. J. Chua, A. M. Yong, S. Y. Chow, H. Y. Yang, S. P. Lau, S. F. Yu and X. W. Sun, Advanced Materials Research, 31, 71-73 (2008).

  203. Lasing in Electrodeposited ZnO Inverse Opal‘, L. K. Teh, C. C. Wong, H. Y. Yang, S. P. Lau, and S. F. Yu, Appl. Phys. Lett., 91, 161116 (2007).

  204. Enhancement of ultraviolet lasing from Ag-coated highly disordered ZnO films by surface-plasmon-resonance‘, A. P. Abiyasa, S. F. Yu, S. P. Lau, E. S. P. Leong, and H. Y. Yang, Appl. Phys. Lett., 90, 231106 (2007).

  205. Structural and optical properties of wurtzite InN grown on Si(111)‘, X. H. Ji, S. P. Lau, H. Y. Yang, and Q. Y. Zhang, Thin Solid Films, 515, 4619-4623 (2007).

  206. Room temperature deposition of p-type Arsenic doped ZnO polycrystalline films by laser-assist filtered cathodic vacuum arc technique‘, C. Yuen, S. F. Yu, E. S. P. Leong, S. P. Lau, K. Pita, H. Y. Yang, and T. P. Chen, J. Appl. Phys., 101, 094905 (2007).

  207. Reliable and flexible carbon-nanofiber-based all-plastic field emission devices‘, H. S. Sim, S. P. Lau, H. Y. Yang, L. K. Ang, M. Tanemura, and K. Yamaguchi, Appl. Phys. Lett., 90, 143103 (2007).

  208. Temperature dependent exciton radiative lifetime in ZnO nanorods‘, X. H. Zhang, S. J. Chua, A. M. Yong, H. Y. Yang, S. P. Lau, S. F. Yu, and X. W. Sun, International J. Nanotechnology,  4, 404-411( 2007).

  209. ‘Low-temperature fabrication and random laser action of doped zinc oxide nanoneedles’, M. Tanemura, H. Hatano, M. Kudo, N. Ide, Y. Fujimoto, L. Miao, H.Y. Yang, S.P. Lau, S.F. Yu, and J. Kato, Surf. Sci.,601, 4459-4464 (2007).

  210. Synthesis, morphology and random laser action of ZnO nanostructures‘, L. Miao, S. Tanemura, Y. Ieda, M. Tanemura, Y. Hayashi, H. Y. Yang, S. P. Lau, B. K. Tay, and Y. G. Cao, Surf. Sci., 601, 2660-2663 (2007).

  211. Ferromagnetic Cu-doped AIN nanorods‘, X. H. Ji, S. P. Lau, S. F. Yu, H. Y. Yang, T. S. Herng, and J. S. Chen, Nanotechnology, 18,105601 (2007).

  212. Magnetic anisotropy in the ferromagnetic Cu-doped ZnO nanoneedles‘, T. S. Herng, S. P. Lau, S. F. Yu, H. Y. Yang, L. Wang, M. Tanemura, and J. S. Chen, Appl. Phys. Lett.,  90,  032509 (2007).

  213. Exciton radiative lifetime in ZnO nanorods fabricated by vapor phase transport method‘, X. H. Zhang, S. J. Chua, A. M. Yong, H. Y. Yang, S. P. Lau, S. F. Yu, X. W. Sun, L. Miao, M. Tanemura, and S. Tanemura, Appl. Phys. Lett., 90,  013107 (2007).

  214. Enhancement of ferromagnetism and stability in Cu-doped ZnO by N2O annealing‘, T. S. Herng, S. P. Lau, S. F. Yu, H. Y. Yang, K. S. Teng, and J. S. Chen, J. Phy.: Condensed Mat., 19, 356214 (2007).

  215. Ferromagnetic copper-doped ZnO deposited on plastic substrates‘, T. S. Herng, S. P. Lau, S. F. Yu, H. Y. Yang, J. S. Chen, and K. S. Teng, J. Phy.: Condensed Mat., 19, 236214 (2007).

  216. ‘Wavelength-tunable and high-temperature lasing in ZnMgO nanoneedles’, H. Y. Yang, S. P. Lau, S. F. Yu, M. Tanemura, T. Okita, H. Hatano, K. S. Teng, and S. P. Wilks, Appl. Phys. Lett., 89, 081107 (2006). (Top 20 Most Downloaded Articles 2006).

  217. ‘High-temperature ZnO nanoneedle random lasers’, H. Y. Yang, S. P. Lau, S. F. Yu, A. P. Abiyasa, M. Tanemura, T. Okita, and H. Hatano, Appl. Phys. Lett., 89, 011103 (2006).

  218. ‘Local measurement of secondary electron emission from ZnO coated carbon nanotubes’, L. Huang, S. P. Lau, H. Y. Yang, S. F. Yu, Nanotech., 17, 1564-1567 (2006).

  219. ‘X-ray generation using flexible field emitters’, T. T. Tan, H. S. Sim, S. P. Lau, H. Y. Yang, M. Tanemura, and J. Tanaka, Appl. Phys. Lett., 88, 103105 (2006).

  220. Formation conditions of random laser cavities in annealed ZnO epilayers‘, C. Yuen, S. F. Yu, E. S. P. Leong, H. Y. Yang, S. P. Lau, and H. H. Hng, IEEE J. Quan. Elec., 47, 970-973 (2005).

  221. ‘Origin of room temperature ferromagnetism in ZnO:Cu films’, T. S. Herng, S. P. Lau, S. F. Yu, H. Y. Yang, X. H. Ji, J. S. Chen, N. Yasui, and H. Inaba, J. Appl. Phys., 99, 086101 (2006).

  222. ‘High-temperature excitonic lasing in annealed ZnO epilayers’, H. D. Li, S. F. Yu, S. P. Lau, E. S. P. Leong, H. Y. Yang, and A. P. Abiyasa, ADV. Mater.,18, 771-774 (2006).

  223. ‘Exciton radiative lifetime in ZnO quantum dots embedded in SiOx matrix’, X. H. Zhang, S. J. Chua, A. M. Yong, S. Y. Chow, H. Y. Yang , S. P. Lau, S.F. Yu, Appl. Phys. Lett., 88, 221903 (2006).

  224. ‘Room-temperature grown and applications of carbon nanofibers: A review’,  M. Tanemura, T. Okita, J. Tanaka, M. Kitazawa, K. Itoh, L. Miao, S. Tanemura, S. P. Lau, H.Y. Yang, and Lei Huang, IEEE Trans. on Nanotech, 5, 587-594 (2006).

  225. Room-temperature growth of carbon nanofibers on plastic substrates‘, M. Tanemura, H. Hatano, M. Kitazawa, J. Tanaka, T. Okita, S. P. Lau, H. Y. Yang, S. F. Yu, L. Huang, L. Miao and S. Tanemura, Surf. Sci., 600,  3663-3667 (2006).

  226. ‘Enhanced secondary electron emission from III-nitride/ZnO nanorod coaxial heterostructures’, S. P. Lau, L. Huang, S. F. Yu, H. Y. Yang, J. K. Yoo, S. J. An, G. C. Yi, Small, 2, no.6, 736-740 (2006).

  227. ‘Field emission from zinc oxide nanoneedles on plastic substrates’, H. Y. Yang, S. P. Lau, S. F. Yu, L. Huang, M. Tanemura, J. Tanaka, T. Okita, and H. H. Hng, Nanotech.,16, 1300-1303 (2005).

  228. ‘Flexible ultraviolet random lasers based on nanoparticles’, S .P. Lau, H. Y. Yang, S. F. Yu, C. Yuen, E. S. P. Leong, H. D. Li, and H. H. Hng, Small, 1, 956-959 (2005).

  229. Laser action in ZnO nanoneedles selectively grown on Si and plastic substrates‘, S. P. Lau, H. Y. Yang, S. F. Yu, H. D Li, M. Tanemura, J. Tanaka, T. Okita, and H. H. Hng, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 013104, (2005). (also selected and published by the Virtual J. Nanoscale Sci. Tech.,12, (2005)).

  230.  Stable superhydrophobic surface via carbon nanotubers coated with a ZnO thin film‘, L. Huang, S. P. Lau, H. Y. Yang, E. S. P. Leong, and S. F. Yu, J. Phys. Chem. B, 109, 7746-7748 (2005).

  231. Strain dependence of lasing mechanisms in ZnO epilayers‘, H. D. Li, S. F. Yu, A. P. Abiyasa, C. Yuen, S. P. Lau, H. Y. Yang, and E. S. P. Leong, Appl. Phys. Lett., 86, 261111 (2005).

  232. ‘Aligned InN nanofingers prepared by the ion-beam assisted faltered cathodic vacuum arc technique’, X. H. Ji , S. P. Lau, H. Y. Yang, and S. F. Yu,  Nanotech., 16, 3069-3073 (2005). (the published work has been highlighted in Nanotechnology Journal Highlights 22 Nov. 2005.)

  233. Low-loss and directional output ZnO thin-film ridge waveguide random lasers with MgO capped layer‘, C. Yuen, S. F. Yu, E. S. P. Leong, H. Y. Yang, S. P. Lau, N. S. Chen, and H. H. Hng, Appl. Phys. Lett., 86, 031112 (2005).