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External Funding Sources:

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Award #: 2227991 (Link to award page
Project Title: Collaborative Research: Inkjet Printing Framework by Droplet Impact-induced Ink Release from Liquid Crystal Receiving Substrate.
Sponsoring Organization: NSF, Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI), Advanced Manufacturing
PI: Wang, X.
Start and End Date: 2023/07/01 - 2026/06/30
Amount of Award from Contract Source: $358,360
We thank the NSF and Program Manager Dr. Linkan Bian for their support!

 

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Award #: 2339425 (Link to award page
Project Title: CAREER: Controlling Chain Conformation in Amorphous Polymers through Soft Nanoscale Confinement.
Sponsoring Organization: NSF, Division Of Materials Research (DMR), Polymers
PI: Wang, X.
Start and End Date: 2024/08/01 - 2029/07/31
Amount of Award from Contract Source: $666,742
We thank the NSF and Program Manager Dr. Andrew Lovinger for their support!

 

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Project Title: Design of Low-Cost Thermoelectric Materials Based on MXene/Carbon Composites.
Sponsoring Organization: OSU Sustainability Institute 
PI: Wang, X. 
Start and End Date: 2020/07/01 - 2021/06/30 
Amount of Award from Contract Source: $25,000
We thank the Ohio State University Sustainability Institute for their financial support!

 

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Project Title: Design of Low-Cost Thermoelectric Materials Based on MXene Composites. 
Sponsoring Organization: OSU Institute for Materials Research Kickstart Facility Grant 
PI: Wang, X. 
Start and End Date: 2021/04/15 - 2022/04/14 
Amount of Award from Contract Source: $2,500
We thank the Ohio State University Institute for Materials and Manufacturing Research for their financial support!

 

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Project Title: Deformation Behavior of Nano-Architectured Liquid Crystal Elastomers.
Sponsoring Organization: OSU Institute for Materials Research Kickstart Facility Grant 
PI: Wang, X. 
Start and End Date: 2020/04/15 - 2021/04/14 
Amount of Award from Contract Source: $2,500
We thank the Ohio State University Institute for Materials and Manufacturing Research for their financial support!

 

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Project Title: Effect of Polymer Chain Sequence and Architecture on Phase Behavior and Thermomechanical Response of Liquid Crystalline Copolymers Consisting of Oblate and Prolate Liquid Crystal Monomers.
Sponsoring Organization: OSU Institute for Materials Research 
PI: Wang, X. 
Start and End Date: 2022/06/07 - 2023/09/06 
Amount of Award from Contract Source: $40,000
We thank the Ohio State University Institute for Materials and Manufacturing Research for their financial support!

 

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Project Title: Sustainable Materials and Zero Waste 
Sponsoring Organization: OSU Sustainability Institute, OSU Wexner Medical Center, OSU Facilities Operations and Development.
Start and End Date: 2022/03/01 - 2023/06/30 
PI: Gabel, L.
Co-PI: Wang, X. 
Amount of Award from Contract Source: $175,000; Wang amount: $150,000
We thank the Ohio State University Sustainability Institute and the Wexner Medical Center for their financial support!

 

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Project Title: Development of a Biobased Packaging Film Made From Food Waste and Designed with Accelerated Degradation Capabilities in Landfills. 
Sponsoring Organization: OSU Sustainability Institute
PI: Pascall, M.
Co-PIs: Wang, X.; Yousef, A.; Ezeji, T.  
Start and End Date: 2023/05/01 - 2024/08/31 
Amount of Award from Contract Source: $25,000
We thank the Ohio State University Sustainability Institute for their financial support!

 

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Project Title: Topological Dipole Lattices in Geometrically Confined Nematic Liquid Crystals.
Sponsoring Organization: OSU Institute for Materials Research Kickstart Facility Grant
PI: Wang, X. 
Start and End Date: 2024/01/01 - 2024/12/31 
Amount of Award from Contract Source: $2,500
We thank the Ohio State University Institute for Materials and Manufacturing Research for their financial support!

Research

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2024

59 Lv, H.; Yao, Y.; Yuan, M.; Chen, G.; Wang, Y.; Rao, L.; Li, S.; Kara, U. I.; Dupont, R. L.; Zhang, C.; Chen, B.; Liu, B.; Zhou, X.; Wu, R.; Adera, S.; Che, R.; Zhang, X.; Wang, X.
Functional Nanoporous Graphene Superlattice.
Nature Communications, 2024, In press.

58 Liu, J.; Yang, H.; Kara, U. I.; Boerner, E.; Luo, Y.; Yu, H.; Xu, Y.; Wang, X.; Huang, K.
A Facile Synthesis of Stable Copper-Based Core-Shell Catalysts for Highly Efficient 4-Nitrophenol Reduction and Benzyl Alcohol Oxidation.
Chemical Engineering Journal, 2024, 479, 147778. Link to article

2023

57 Becerra, D.; Xu, Y.; Wang, X.; Hall, L. M.
Impact of Molecular-level Structural Disruption on Relaxation Dynamics of Polymers with End-on and Side-on Liquid Crystal Moieties.
ACS Nano, 2023, 17, 24790-24801. Link to article

56 Xu, H.; Zhou, Y.; Daniel, D.; Herzog, J.; Wang, X.; Sick, V.; Adera, S.
Droplets Attraction and Coalescence Mechanism on Textured Oil-Impregnated Surfaces. 
Nature Communications, 2023, 14, 4901. Link to article

55 Yu, L.; Wang, R.; Li, S.; Kara, U. I.; Boerner, E. C.; Chen, B.; Zhang, F.; Jian, Z.; Li, S.; Liu, M.; Wang, Y.; Liu, S.; Yang, Y.; Wang, C.; Zhang, W.;  Yao, Y.; Wang, X.; Wang, C.
Experimental Insights into Conformational Ensembles of Assembled β-Sheet Peptides.
ACS Central Science, 2023, 9, 1480-1487. Link to article

Interactions Between Conformational Substates TOC

54 Borbora, A.; Xu, Y.; Dey, S.; Wang, X.; Yao, Y.; Mandal, B. B.; Wang, X.; Manna, U.
Lubricated Interfaces Enabling Simultaneous Pulsatile and Continuous Chemical Release Modes.
Advanced Materials, 2023, 35, 2302264. Link to article

53 Zhang, W.; Wang, R.; Liu, M.; Li, S.; Vokoun, A. E.; Deng, W.; Dupont, R. L.; Zhang, F.; Li, S.; Wang, Y.; Liu, Z.; Zheng, Y.; Liu, S.; Yang, Y.; Wang, C.; Yu, L.; Yao, Y.; Wang, X.; Wang, C.
Single-Molecule Visualization Determines Conformational Sub-State Ensembles in β-Sheet-Rich Peptide Fibrils.
Science Advances, 2023, 9, adg7943. Link to article 

Visualizing Conformational Sub-State Ensembles TOC

52 Chang, Y.; Cai, X.; Syahirah, R.; Yao, Y.; Xu, Y.; Jin, G.; Bhute, V. J.; Torregrosa-Allen, S.; Elzey, B. D.; Won, Y.-Y.; Deng, Q.; Lian, X.; Wang, X.; Eniola-Adefeso, O.; Bao, X.
CAR-Neutrophil Mediated Delivery of Tumor-Microenvironment Responsive Nanodrugs For Effective and Safe Glioblastoma Chemoimmunotherapy.
Nature Communications, 2023, 14, 2266. Link to article

51 Lv, H.; Yao, Y.; Li, S.; Wu, G.; Zhao, B.; Zhou, X.; Dupont, R. L.; Kara, U. I.; Zhou, Y.; Xi, S.; Liu, B.; Che, R.; Zhang, J.; Xu, H.; Adera, S.; Wu, R.; Wang, X.
Staggered Circular Nanoporous Graphene Converts Electromagnetic Waves into Electricity.
Nature Communications, 2023, 14, 1982. Link to article

50 Wang, C.; Liu, L.; Wang, X.
Editorial: The Hierarchical Organization of Supramolecular Systems: From Fundamentals to Biomedical Applications, Volume II.
Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 2023, 11, 1177799. Link to article

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49 Zhang, M.; Vokoun, A. E.; Chen, B.; Deng, W.; Dupont, R. L.; Xu, Y.; Wang, X.
Advancements in Droplet Reactor Systems Represent New Opportunities in Chemical Reactor Engineering: A Perspective.
The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2023, 101, 5189-5207. Link to article

Archie Hamielec Commemorative Perspective TOC

(Dedicated to commemorating Prof. Archie E. Hamielec at McMaster University, Canada)

48 Dhar, M.; Kara, U. I.; Das, S.; Xu, Y.; Mandal, S.; Dupont, R. L.; Boerner, E. C.; Chen, B.; Yao, Y.; Wang, X.; Manna, U.
Design of a Self-Cleanable Multilevel Anticounterfeiting Interface Through Covalent Chemical Modulation.
Materials Horizons, 2023, 10, 2204-2214. Link to article 

47 Xu, Y.; Yao, Y.; Deng, W.; Fang, J.-C.; Dupont, R. L.; Zhang, M.; Copar, S.; Tkalec, U.; Wang, X.
Magnetocontrollable Droplet Mobility on Liquid Crystal-Infused Porous Surfaces.
Nano Research, 2023, 16, 5098-5107. Link to article

2022

46 Yao, Y.; Bennett, R. K. A.; Xu, Y.; Rather, A. M.; Li, S.; Cheung, T. C.; Bhanji, A.; Kreder, M. J.; Daniel, D.; Adera, S.; Aizenberg, J.; Wang, X.
Wettability-based Ultrasensitive Detection of Amphiphiles Through Directed Concentration at Disordered Regions in Self-Assembled Monolayers.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2022, 119, e2211042119. Link to article

45. Xu, Y.; Chang, Y.; Yao, Y.; Zhang, M.; Dupont, R. L.; Rather, A. M.; Bao, X.; Wang, X.
Modularizable Liquid Crystal-Based Open Surfaces Enable Programmable Chemical Transport and Feeding Using Liquid Droplets. 
Advanced Materials, 2022, 34, 2108788. Link to article

44. Rather, A. M.; Xu, Y.; Chang, Y.; Dupont, R. L.; Borbora, A.; Kara, U. I.; Fang, J.-C.; Mamtani, R.; Zhang, M.; Yao, Y.; Adera, S.; Bao, X.; Manna, U.; Wang, X.
Stimuli-Responsive Liquid Crystal-Infused Porous Surfaces for Manipulation of Underwater Gas Bubble Transport and Adhesion. 
Advanced Materials, 2022, 34, 2110085. Link to article

LC Surface for Underwater Gas Bubbles TOC

43. Borbora, A.; Dupont, R. L.; Yang, X.; Wang, X.; Manna, U.
Dually Reactive Multilayer Coatings Enable Orthogonal Manipulation of Underwater Superoleophobicity and Oil Adhesion via Post-Functionalization. 
Materials Horizons, 2022, 9, 991-1001. Link to article

Dually Reactive Multilayer Coating TOC

42. Lou, Z.; Wang, Q.; Zhou, X.; Kara, U. I.; Mamtani, R. S.; Lv, H.; Zhang, M.; Yang, Z.; Li, Y.; Wang, C.; Adera, S.; Wang, X.
An Angle-Insensitive Electromagnetic Absorber Enabling a Wideband Absorption. 
Journal of Materials Science and Technology, 2022, 113, 33-39. Link to article

Electromagnetic Abosorber

41. Lou, Z.; Wang, Q.; Kara, U. I.; Mamtani, R. S.; Zhou, X.; Bian, H.; Yang, Z.; Li, Y.; Lv, H.; Adera, S.; Wang, X.
Biomass-Derived Carbon Heterostructures Enable Environmentally Adaptive Wideband Electromagnetic Wave Absorbers. 
Nano-Micro Letters, 2022, 14, 11. Link to article

TOC for Biomass-Derived Carbon Heterostructures Paper

 

2021

40. Zhang, W.; Liu, M.; Dupont, R. L.; Huang, K.; Yu, L.: Liu, S.; Wang, X.; Wang, C.
Conservation and Identity Selection of Cationic Residues Flanking the Hydrophobic Regions in Intermediate Filament Superfamily. 
Frontiers in Chemistry, 2021, 9, 752630. Link to article

TOC for Cationic Residue Paper

39. Wang, C.; Liu, L.; Wang, X. 
Editorial: The Hierarchical Organization of Supramolecular Systems - From Fundamentals to Biomedical Applications. 
Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 2021, 9, 754980. Link to article

TOC for the Hierarchical Organization of Supramolecular Systems article

38. Xu, Y.; Rather, A. M.; Yao, Y.; Fang, J.-C.; Mamtani, R. S.; Bennett, R. K. A.; Atta, R. G.; Adera, S.; Tkalec, U.; Wang, X. 
Liquid Crystal-Based Open Surface Microfluidics Manipulate Liquid Mobility and Chemical Composition On Demand. 
Science Advances, 2021, 7, eabi7607. Link to article

37. Xu, Y.; Dupont, R. L.; Yao, Y.; Zhang, M.; Fang, J.-C.; Wang, X. 
Random Liquid Crystalline Copolymers Consisting of Prolate and Oblate Liquid Crystal Monomers. 
Macromolecules, 2021, 54, 5376-5387. Link to article

Random LC Copolymer TOC

36. Lv, H.; Zhou, X.; Wu, G.; Kara, U. I.; Wang, X.
Engineering Defects in 2D g-C3N4 for Wideband, Efficient Electromagnetic Absorption at Elevated Temperature.
Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2021, 9, 19710-19718. Link to article

35. Wang, C.; Biok, N. A.; Nayani, K.; Wang, X.; Yeon, H.; Ma, C.-K. D.; Gellman, S. H.; Abbott, N. L.
Cationic Side Chain Identity Directs Hydrophobically-Driven Self-Assembly of Amphiphilic β-Peptides in Aqueous Solution.
Langmuir, 2021, 37, 3288-3298. Link to article

Self-Assembly of Peptides

 

2020

34. Xu, Y.; Rather, A. M.; Song, S.; Fang, J.-C.; Dupont, R. L.; Kara, U. I.; Chang, Y.; Paulson, J. A.; Qin, R.; Bao, X.; Wang, X. 
Ultrasensitive and Selective Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Using Thermotropic Liquid Crystals and Image-Based Machine Learning.
Cell Reports Physical Science, 2020, 1, 100276. Link to article

LC Covid Detection

33. Xu, Y.; Yao, Y.; Wang, X. 
Liquid Crystal Polymeric Skins "Sweat" to Provide Real-Time Drug Delivery.
Matter, 2020, 3, 606-608. Link to article

Sweat Drug Delivery TOC

32. Yu, L.; Zhang, W.; Luo, W.; Dupont, R. L.; Xu, Y.; Wang, Y.; Tu, B.; Xu, H.; Wang, X.; Fang, Q.; Yang, Y.; Wang, C.; Wang, C. 
Molecular Recognition of Human Islet Amyloid Polypeptide Assembly by Selective Oligomerization of Thioflavin-T.
Science Advances, 2020, 6, eabc1449. Link to article

Recognition of Polypeptide Assemblies TOC

31. Fuster, H. A.; Wang, X.; Wang, X.; Bukusoglu, E.; Spagnolie, S. E.; Abbott, N. L. 
Programming van der Waals Interactions with Complex Symmetries into Microparticles using Liquid Crystallinity. 
Science Advances, 2020, 6, eabb1327. Link to article

Programming Interactions TOC

30. Zhang, C. T.; Liu, Y.; Wang, X.; Wang, X.; Kolle, S.; Balazs, A. C.; Aizenberg, J. 
Patterning Non-Equilibrium Morphologies in Stimuli-Responsive Gels Through Topographical Confinement.
Soft Matter, 2020, 16, 1463-1472. Link to article

Patterning Morphologies TOC

 

2019

29. Xu, Y.; Yao, Y.; Yu, H.; Shi, B.; Gao, S.; Zhang, L.; Miller, A. L.; Fang, J.-C.; Wang, X.; Huang, K.
Nanoparticle-Encapsulated Hollow Porous Polymeric Nanosphere Frameworks as Highly Active and Tunable Size-Selective Catalysts.
ACS Macro Letters, 2019, 8, 1263-1267. Link to article

Hollow Nanosphere TOC

28. Miao, W.; Yao, Y.; Zhang, Z.; Ma, C.; Li, S.; Tang, J.; Liu, H.; Liu, Z.; Wang, D.; Camburn, M. A.; Fang, J.-C.; Hao, R.; Fang, X.; Zheng, S.; Hu, N.; Wang, X.
Micro-/Nano-Voids Guided Two-Stage Film Cracking on Bioinspired Assemblies for High-Performance Electronics.
Nature Communications, 2019, 10, 3862. Link to article

Film Cracking TOC

 

PRIOR TO OSU 

2018

27. Yao, Y.; Waters, J. T.; Shneidman, A. V.; Cui, J.; Wang, X.; Mandsberg, N. K.; Li, S.; Balazs, A. C.; Aizenberg, J.
Multiresponsive Polymeric Microstructures With Encoded Predetermined and Self-Regulated Deformability.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2018, 115, 12950-12955. Link to article

26. Kim, Y.-K.; Wang, X.; Mondkar, P.; Bukusoglu, E.; Abbott, N. L.
Self-Reporting and Self-Regulating Liquid Crystals.
Nature, 2018, 557, 539-544. Link to article

 

2017

25. Bukusoglu, E.; Martinez-Gonzalez, J. A.; Wang, X.; Zhou, Y.; de Pablo, J. J.; Abbott, N. L.
Strain-Induced Alignment and Phase Behavior of Blue Phase Liquid Crystals Confined to Thin Films.
Soft Matter, 2017, 13, 8999-9006. Link to article

24. Wang, C.; Ma, C. D.; Yeon, H.; Wang, X.; Gellman, S. H.; Abbott, N. L.
Non-Additive Interactions Mediated by Water at Chemically Heterogeneous Surfaces: Non-Ionic Polar Groups and Hydrophobic Interactions.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2017, 139, 18536-18544. Link to article

23. Wang, X.; Zhou, Y.; Kim, Y.-K.; Miller, D. S.; Zhang, R.; Martinez-Gonzalez, J. A.; Bukusoglu, E.; Zhang, B.; Brown, T. M.; de Pablo, J. J.; Abbott, N. L.
Patterned Surface Anchoring of Nematic Droplets at Miscible Liquid—Liquid Interfaces.
Soft Matter, 2017, 13, 5714-5723. Link to article

22. Wang, X.; Bukusoglu, E.; Abbott, N. L.
A Practical Guide to the Preparation of Liquid Crystal-Templated Microparticles.
Chemistry of Materials, 2017, 29, 53-61. Link to article

 

2016

21. Wang, X.; Kim, Y.-K.; Bukusoglu, E.; Zhang, B.; Miller, D. S.; Abbott, N. L.
Experimental Insights into the Nanostructure of the Cores of Topological Defects in Liquid Crystals.
Physical Review Letters, 2016, 116, 147801. Link to article

20. Bukusoglu, E.; Wang, X.; Zhou, Y.; Martinez-Gonzalez, J. A.; Rahimi, M.; Wang, Q.; de Pablo, J. J.; Abbott, N. L.
Positioning Colloids at the Surfaces of Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Droplets.
Soft Matter, 2016, 12, 8781-8789. Link to article

19. Wang, X.; Miller, D. S.; Bukusoglu, E.; de Pablo, J. J.; Abbott, N. L.
Topological Defects in Liquid Crystals as Templates for Molecular Self-Assembly.
Nature Materials, 2016, 15, 106-112. Link to article

18. Wang, X.; Bukusoglu, E.; Miller, D. S.; Pantoja, M. A. B.; Xiang, J.; Lavrentovich, O. D.; Abbott, N. L.
Synthesis of Optically Complex, Porous and Anisometric Polymeric Microparticles by Templating from Liquid Crystalline Droplets.
Advanced Functional Materials, 2016, 26, 7343-7351. Link to article

17. Zhou, Y.; Bukusoglu, E.; Martinez-Gonzalez, J. A.; Rahimi, M.; Roberts, T.; Zhang, R.; Wang, X.; Abbott, N. L.; de Pablo, J. J.
Structural Transitions in Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Droplets.
ACS Nano, 2016, 10, 6484-6490. Link to article

16. Bukusoglu, E.; Pantoja, M. A. B.; Mushenheim, P. C.; Wang, X.; Abbott, N. L.
Design of Responsive and Active (Soft) Materials using Liquid Crystals.
Annual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 2016, 7, 163-196. Link to article

15. Eimura, H.; Miller, D. S.; Wang, X.; Abbott, N. L.; Kato, T.
Self-Assembly of Bioconjugated Amphiphilic Mesogens Having Specific Binding Moieties at Aqueous—Liquid Crystal Interfaces.
Chemistry of Materials, 2016, 28, 1170-1178. Link to article

 

2015

14. Wang, X.; Yang, P.; Mondiot, F.; Li, Y.; Miller, D. S.; Chen, Z.; Abbott, N. L.
Interfacial Ordering of Thermotropic Liquid Crystals Triggered by the Secondary Structures of Oligopeptides.
Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 16844-16847. Link to article

13. Rahimi, M.; Roberts, T. F.; Armas-Perez, J. C.; Wang, X.; Bukusoglu, E.; Abbott, N. L.; de Pablo, J. J.
Nanoparticle Self-Assembly at the Interface of Liquid Crystal Droplets.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2015, 112, 5297-5302. Link to article

12. Bukusoglu, E.; Wang, X.; Martinez-Gonzalez, J. A.; de Pablo, J. J.; Abbott, N. L.
Stimuli-Responsive Cubosomes Formed from Blue Phase Liquid Crystals.
Advanced Materials, 2015, 27, 6892-6898. Link to article

11. Carter, M. C. D.; Miller, D. S.; Jennings, J.; Wang, X.; Mahanthappa M. K.; Abbott, N. L.; Lynn, D. M.
Synthetic Mimics of Bacterial Lipid A Trigger Optical Transitions in Liquid Crystal Droplets at Pictogram-per-Milliliter Concentrations.
Langmuir, 2015, 31, 12850-12855. Link to article

10. Ma, C. D.; Adamiak, L.; Miller, D. S.; Wang, X.; Gianneschi, N. C.; Abbott N. L.
Liquid Crystal Interfaces Programmed with Enzyme-Responsive Polymers and Surfactants.
Small, 2015, 11, 5747-5751. Link to article

 

2014

9. Wang, X.; Miller, D. S.; de Pablo, J. J.; Abbott, N. L.
Organized Assemblies of Colloids Formed at the Poles of Micrometer-Sized Droplets of Liquid Crystal.
Soft Matter, 2014, 10, 8821-8828. Link to article

8. Wang, X.; Miller, D. S.; de Pablo, J. J.; Abbott, N. L.
Reversible Switching of Liquid Crystalline Order Permits Synthesis of Homogeneous Populations of Dipolar Patchy Microparticles.
Advanced Functional Materials, 2014, 24, 6219-6226. Link to article

7. Miller, D. S.; Wang, X.; Abbott, N. L.
Design of Functional Materials Based on Liquid Crystalline Droplets.
Chemistry of Materials, 2014, 26, 496-506. Link to article

 

2013

6. Whitmer, J. K.; Wang, X.; Mondiot, F.; Miller, D. S.; Abbott, N. L.; de Pablo, J. J.
Nematic-Field-Driven Positioning of Particles in Liquid Crystal Droplets.
Physical Review Letters, 2013, 111, 227801. Link to article

5. Miller, D. S.; Wang, X.; Buchen, J.; Lavrentovich, O. D.; Abbott, N. L.
Analysis of the Internal Configurations of Droplets of Liquid Crystal Using Flow Cytometry.
Analytical Chemistry, 2013, 85, 10296-10303. Link to article

4. Mondiot, F.; Wang, X.; de Pablo, J. J.; Abbott, N. L.
Liquid Crystal-Based Emulsions for Synthesis of Spherical and Non-Spherical Particles with Chemical Patches.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2013, 135, 9972-9975. Link to article

 

2010

3. Luo, Y.; Wang, X.; Li, B.; Zhu S.
Toward Well-Controlled ab Initio RAFT Emulsion Polymerization of Styrene Mediated by 2-(((Dodecylsulfanyl)Carbonothioyl)Sulfanyl)Propanoic Acid.
Macromolecules, 2010, 44, 221-229. Link to article

2. Luo, Y.; Wang, X.; Zhu, Y.; Li, B.; Zhu S.
Polystyrene-Block-Poly(n-Butyl Acrylate)-Block-Polystyrene Triblock Copolymer Thermoplastic Elastomer Synthesized via RAFT Emulsion Polymerization.
Macromolecules, 2010, 43, 7472-7481. Link to article

 

2009

1. Wang, X.; Luo, Y.; Li, B.; Zhu S.
Ab Initio Batch Emulsion RAFT Polymerization of Styrene Mediated by Poly(Acrylic Acid-b-Styrene) Trithiocarbonate.
Macromolecules, 2009, 42, 6414-6421. Link to article

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