Deparment of
Materials Science & Engineering


The Zang Research Group   


Prof. Ling Zang

USTAR Office: Rm5543 SMBB building,
Tel. 801-587-1551

Department Office: Rm209 CME building,
Tel. 801-585-0966

Fax: 801-585-0625

Mailing Address:
SMBB Building, Room 5543
36 South Wasatch Dr., Salt Lake City, UT 84112



      Journal Papers after 2005

129. Yingxuan Li*, Mengmeng Huang, Ling Zang, Daniel L. Jacobs, Jie Zhao, Yunqing Zhu, and Chuanyi Wang*, Real-Time Atomic Scale Observation of Surface-Induced Crystallization of a Bismuth Nanodroplet by Stepwise Ordering Mechanism, Crystal Growth & Design, 18 (2018) 5808-5815.  PDF version

128. Reshalaiti Hailili, Daniel L. Jacobs, Ling Zang* and Chuanyi Wang*, Morphology controlled synthesis of CeTiO4 using molten salts and enhanced photocatalytic activity for CO2 reduction, Applied Surface Science, 456 (2018) 360-368.  PDF version

127.  Liping Yang, Maomao Wang, Paul M. Slattum, Benjamin R. Bunes, Yuanhao Wang*, Chuanyi Wang,* and Ling Zang,* Donor-Acceptor Supramolecular Organic Nanofibers as Visible Light Photoelectrocatalyst for Hydrogen Production, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 10 (2018) 19764-19772.  PDF version

126. Yonghui Wang, Defang Xu, Huaizhi Gao, Ying Wang, Xingliang Liu,* Aixia Han, Chao Zhang, Ling Zang*, Mechanofluorochromic properties of aggregation-induced emission-active tetraphenylethene-containing cruciform luminophores, Dyes and Pigments, 156 (2018) 291-298.  PDF version

125.  Yonghui Wang, Defang Xu, Huaizhi Gao, Ying Wang, Xingliang Liu,* Aixia Han, Chao Zhang,Ling Zang*, Twisted Donor–Acceptor Cruciform Luminophores Possessing Substituent-Dependent Properties of Aggregation-Induced Emission and Mechanofluorochromism. J. Phys. Chem. C, 122 (2018) 2297-2306.  PDF version

124. Jing Liu, Benjamin R. Bunes, Ling Zang*, Chuanyi Wang*, Supported single-atom catalysts: synthesis, characterization, properties, and applications, Environmental Chemistry Letters, 16 (2018) 477-505.   PDF version

123. Dandan Cheng, Xingliang Liu, Yadian Xie, Haitang Lv, Zhaoqian Wang, Hongzhi Yang, Aixia Han*, Xiaomei Yang and Ling Zang*, A Ratiometric Fluorescent Sensor for Cd2+ Based on Internal Charge Transfer, Sensors, 17 (2018) 2517.  PDF version

122. Yaqiong Zhang, Benjamin R. Bunes, Na Wu, Adam Ansari, Saleha Rajabali, Ling Zang*, Sensing Methamphetamine with Chemiresistive Sensors based on Polythiophene-Blended Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical, 255 (2018) 1814-1818.  PDF version

121. Cliff E. McCold, Qiang Fu, Sahar Hihath, Ji-Min Han, Yaeir Halfon, Roland Faller, Klaus van Benthem, Ling Zang, and Joshua Hihath*, Ligand exchange based molecular doping in 2D hybrid molecule-nanoparticle arrays: length determines exchange efficiency and conductance change, Molecular Systems Design & Engineering, 2 (2017) 440–448. Highlighted as Cover.   PDF version

120. Guohui Dong*, Daniel L Jacobs, Ling Zang*, and Chuanyi Wang*, Carbon Vacancy Regulated Photoreduction of NO to N2 over Ultrathin g-C3N4 Nanosheets, Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 218 (2017) 515–524. PDF version

119. Liping Yang, Guohui Dong, Daniel L Jacobs, Yuanhao Wang, Ling Zang*, Chuanyi Wang*, Two-Channel Photocatalytic Production of H2O2 over g-C3N4 Nanosheets Modified with Perylene Imides, J. Catal., 2017, 352 (2017) 274–281. PDF version

118. Yaqiong Zhang, Benjamin R. Bunes, Chen Wang, Na Wu and Ling Zang*, Poly(3-alkylthiophene)/CNT-based Chemiresistive Sensors for Vapor Detection of Linear Alkanes: Effect of Polymer Side Chain Length, Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical, 247 (2017) 713–717. PDF version

117. Yanjun Gong, Yongxian Guo, Qiongzheng Hu, Chen Wang, Ling Zang, and Li Yu*, The pH-responsive Polyoxometalate-based Supramolecular Hybrid Nanomaterials and Application as Renewable Catalyst for Dyes, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 5 (2017) 3650–3658.  PDF version

116. Yingxuan Li*, Ling Zang, Daniel L. Jacobs, Jie Zhao, Xiu Yue, and Chuanyi Wang*, In situ study on atomic mechanism of melting and freezing of single bismuth nanoparticles, Nature Comunications, 2017, 8, 14462. PDF version

115. Dandan Cheng, Xingliang Liu1, Hongzhi Yang, Tian Zhang, Aixia Han*, Ling Zang*, A Cu2+-Selective Probe Based on Phenanthro-Imidazole Derivative, Sensors, 2017, 17(1), 35; doi:10.3390/s17010035.   PDF version

114. Na Wu, Yaqiong Zhang, Chen Wang, Paul M. Slattum, Xiaomei Yang, and Ling Zang*, Thermo-activated Electrical Conductivity in Perylene Diimide Nanofiber Materials, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 8 (2017) 292-298. PDF version

113. Chen Wang, Jianlin Wang, Na Wu, Miao Xu, Xiaomei Yang, Yalin Lu, Ling Zang*, Donor-Acceptor Single Cocrystal of Coronene and Perylene Diimide: Molecular Self-assembly and Charge-Transfer Photoluminescence, RSC Advances, 7 (2016), 2382-2387. PDF version

112. Chen Wang, Na Wu, Daniel L. Jacobs, Miao Xu, Xiaomei Yang, and Ling Zang*, Discrimination of Alkyl and Aromatic Amine Vapors Using TTF-TCNQ Based Chemiresistive Sensors, Chem. Commun., 53 (2017) 1132-1135.  PDF version

111.  Na Wu, Chen Wang, Paul M. Slattum, Yaqiong Zhang, Xiaomei Yang, Ling Zang*, Persistent Photoconductivity in Perylene Diimide Nanofiber Materials, ACS Energy Letters, 1 (2016) 906-912. PDF version

110.  Seyyedamirhossein Hosseini, Christopher Madden, Joshua Hihath*, Shaoyin Guo, Ling Zang*, Zhihai Li*, Single Molecule Charge Transport and Electrochemical Gating in Redox-Active Perylene Diimide Junctions, J. Phys. Chem. C, 120 (2016) 22646-22654. PDF version

109.  Guohui Dong*, Liping Yang, Fu Wang, Ling Zang*, and Chuanyi Wang*, Removal of Nitric Oxide through Visible Light Photocatalysis by g-C3N4 Modified with Perylene Imides, ACS Catalysis, 6 (2016), 6511-6519. PDF version

108.  Daniel L. Jacobs, Ling Zang*, Thermally Induced Recrystallization of MAPbI3 Perovskite Under Methylamine Atmosphere: An Approach to Fabricating Large Uniform Crystalline Grains, Chem. Commun., 52 (2016) 10743-10746.  PDF version

107.  Na Wu, Chen Wang, Benjamin R. Bunes, Yaqiong Zhang, Paul M. Slattum, Xiaomei Yang, and Ling Zang*, Chemical Self-Doping of Organic Nanoribbons for High Conductivity and Potential Application as Chemiresistive Sensor, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8 (2016) 12360-12368.  PDF version

106.  Chen Wang, Helin Huang, Benjamin R. Bunes, Na Wu, Miao Xu, Xiaomei Yang, Yu Li, and Ling Zang*, Trace Detection of RDX, HMX and PETN Explosives Using a Fluorescence Spot Sensor, Scientific Reports, 6 (2016) 25015.   PDF version

105.  Daniel L. Jacobs, Michael A. Scarpulla, Chen Wang, Benjamin R. Bunes, Ling Zang*, Voltage Induced Transients in Methylammonium Lead Triiodide Probed by Dynamic Photoluminescence Spectroscopy, J. Phys. Chem. C, 120 (2016) 7893-7902.   PDF version

104.  Chen Wang, Benjamin R. Bunes, Miao Xu, Na Wu, Xiaomei Yang, Dustin E. Gross, Ling Zang*, Interfacial Donor-acceptor Nanofibril Composites for Selective Alkane Vapor Detection, ACS Sensors,  1 (2016) 552-559.  PDF version 

103.  Yingxuan Li, Benjamin R. Bunes, Ling Zang, Jie Zhao, Yan Li, Yunqing Zhu, and Chuanyi Wang, Atomic Scale Imaging of Nucleation and Growth Trajectories of an Interfacial Bismuth Nanodroplet, ACS Nano, 10 (2016) 2386-2391.  PDF version

102.  Yanjun Gong, Qiongzheng Hu, Chen Wang, Ling Zang, Li Yu, Stimuli-Responsive Polyoxometalate/Ionic Liquid Supramolecular Spheres: Fabrication, Characterization and Biological Applications, Langmuir, 32 (2016), 421-427.  PDF version

101.  Brandy J. Johnson, Ray Liu, Robert C. Neblett II, Anthony P. Malanoski, Miao Xu, Jeffrey S. Erickson, Ling Zang, David A. Stenger, Martin H. Moore, Reflectance-Based Detection of Oxidizers in Ambient Air, Sensor Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical, 227 (2015) 399-402.  PDF version

100.  Shuai Chen, Paul Slattum, Chuanyi Wang*, Ling Zang*, Self–Assembly of Perylene Imide Molecules into 1D Nanostructures: Methods, Morphologies and Applications, Chem. Rev., 115 (2015) 11967-11998.  PDF version

99.  Ling Zang, Interfacial Donor−Acceptor Engineering of Nanofiber Materials To Achieve Photoconductivity and Applications, Accounts of Chemical Research, 48 (2015) 2705-2714.  PDF version

98.  Ahmad Umar, Tifeng Jiao, Ling Zang, Zhengping Liu, Byoung-Suhk Kim, Bingbing Li, A Special Issue on New Trends in Functional Organic–Inorganic Hybrid Materials (Editorial), Science of Advanced Materials, Volume 7, Number 9, 2015.  PDF version

97.  Zhen Wang, Ling Zang, Xiaoyun Fan, Hanzhong Jia, Wenye Deng, Chuanyi Wang*, Defect-mediated of Cu@TiO2 core–shell nanoparticles with oxygen vacancies for photocatalytic degradation 2,4-DCP under visible light irradiation, Applied Surface Science, 358 (2015) 479-484.  PDF version

96.  Aixia Han, Ling Zang, Dingming An, Jeff Lindsay and Ed Watts, Progress, perspective, and commercialization of heavy metal ion detection technology into China, J. Renewable Sustainable Energy, 7 (2015) 041504.  PDF version

95.  Yaqiong Zhang, Miao Xu, Benjamin R. Bunes, Na Wu, Dustin E. Gross, Jeffrey S. Moore and Ling Zang, Oligomer-Coated Carbon Nanotube Chemiresistive Sensors for Selective Detection of Nitroaromatic Explosives. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 7 (2015) 7471-7475.  PDF version

94.  Shuai Chen, Chen Wang, Benjamin R. Bunes, Yingxuan Li, Chuanyi Wang,* Ling Zang*, Enhancement of Visible-light-driven Photocatalytic H2 Evolution from Water over g-C3N4 through Combination with Perylene Diimide Aggregates, Applied Catalysis A: General, 498 (2015) 63-68.  PDF version

93. Ji-Min Han, Na Wu, Brian Wang, Miao Xu, Xiaomei Yang, Haori Yang, and Ling Zang*, γ Radiation Induced Self-Assembly of Fluorescent Sensor Molecules into Nanofibers: a Stimuli-responsive Sensing, J. Mater. Chem. C, 3 (2015) 4345-4351.   PDF version

92. Benjamin R. Bunes, Trevor Knowlton, Daniel L. Jacobs, Paul Slattum, and Ling Zang, Dual Gate Architecture for High Sensitivity, High Selectivity Chemical-Sensing Field Effect Transistors, SENSORS IEEE 2014, pages 62-65.  PDF version

91. Benjamin R. Bunes, Miao Xu, Yaqiong Zhang, Dustin E. Gross, Avishek Saha, Daniel L. Jacobs, Xiaomei Yang, Jeffrey S. Moore,* and Ling Zang*, Photodoping and Enhanced Visible Light Absorption in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Functionalized with a Wide Band Gap Oligomer, Adv. Mater. 27 (2014) 162-167.  PDF version

90. Shuai Chen, Daniel L. Jacobs, Jingkun Xu, Yingxuan Li, Chuanyi Wang*, Ling Zang*, 1D Nanofiber Composites of Perylene Diimides for Visible-light-driven Hydrogen Evolution from Water, RSC Advances, 4 (2014) 48486-48491. PDF version

89. Xiaoyun Fan, Ling Zang, Min Zhang, Hengshan Qiu, Zhen Wang, Jiao Yin, Hanzhong Jia, Shilie Pan, and Chuanyi Wang*, A Bulk Boron-Based Photocatalyt for Efficient Dechlorination: K3B6O10Br, Chem. Mater., 26 (2014) 3169-3174.  PDF version

88. Miao Xu, Ji-Min Han, Chen Wang, Xiaomei Yang, Jian Pei and Ling Zang*, A Fluorescence Ratiometric Sensor for Trace Vapor Detection of Hydrogen Peroxide, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 6 (2014) 8708–8714.  PDF version

87. Ji-Min Han, Miao Xu, Brian Wang, Na Wu, Xiaomei Yang, Haori Yang, Bill J. Salter and Ling Zang*, Low Dose Detection of Gamma Radiation via Solvent Assisted Fluorescence Quenching, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 136 (2014) 5090-5096.  PDF version

86. Aixia Han, Xiaohui Liu, Glenn D. Prestwich* and Ling Zang*, Fluorescent Sensor for Hg2+ Detection in Aqueous Solution, Sensor Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical, 198 (2014) 274-277.  PDF version

85. Helin Huang, Ching-En Chou, Yanke Che, Ligui Li, Chen Wang, Xiaomei Yang, Zhonghua Peng*, and Ling Zang*, Morphology control of nanofibril donor-acceptor heterojunction to achieve high photoconductivity: exploration of new molecular design rule, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135 (2013) 16490-16496.  PDF version

84. Miao Xu, Ji-Min Han, Yaqiong Zhang, Xiaomei Yang and Ling Zang*, Selective Fluorescence Turn-on Sensor for Trace Vapor Detection of Hydrogen Peroxide, Chem. Commun., 49 (2013) 11779-11781.  PDF version

83. Ligui Li, Daniel L. Jacobs, Benjamin R. Bunes, Helin Huang, Xiaomei Yang, and Ling Zang*, Anomalous high photovoltages observed in shish kebab-like organic p-n junction nanostructures, Polymer Chemistry, 2013, 5(2) 309-313.  PDF version

82. Helin Huang, Dustin E. Gross, Xiaomei Yang, Jeffrey S. Moore*, and Ling Zang*, One-step Surface Doping of Organic Nanofibers to Achieve High Dark Conductivity and Chemiresistor Sensing of Amines, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 5 (2013) 7704-7708.  PDF version

81. Jian He, Dena M. Agra-Kooijman, Gautam Singh, Chen Wang, Cherrelle Dugger, Ling Zang, Satyendra Kumar, and C. Scott Hartley*, Board-like dibenzo[fg,op]naphthacenes: Synthesis, characterization, self-assembly, and liquid crystallinity, J. Mater. Chem. C, 1 (2013) 5833-5836.  PDF version

80. Ching-En Chou, Yong Li, Yanke Che, Ling Zang, Zhonghua Peng*, Synthesis, self-assembly and photovoltaic applications of tribenzopentaphene derivatives, RSC Adv., 3 (2013) 20666-20672.  PDF version

79. Aniket Datar, Kaushik Balakrishnan, and Ling Zang*, One-dimensional Self-assembly of a Water Soluble Perylene Diimide Molecule by pH Triggered Hydrogelation, Chem. Commun. 49 (2013) 6894-6896.   PDF version

78. Yingxuan Li, Ling Zang, Yan Li, Yun Liu, Chunyan Liu, Ying Zhang, Hongquan He, and Chuanyi Wang,* Photo-induced Topotactic Growth of Bismuth Nanoparticles from Bulk SrBi2Ta2O9, Chem. Mater., 2013, 25 (2013) 2045-2050. PDF version

77. Ligui Li, Daniel L. Jacobs, Yanke Che, Helin Huang, Benjamin R. Bunes, Xiaomei Yang and Ling Zang*, Poly(3-hexylthiophene) nanofiber networks for enhancing the morphology stability of polymer solar cells, Organic Electronics, 14 (2013) 1383-1390.  PDF version

76. Dutta, Tanmoy; Che, Yanke; Laity, John; Keightley, J.; Dusevich, Vladimir; Murowchick, James; Zang, Ling; Peng, Zhonghua, Synthesis and Self-Assembly of a Triphenylene-Containing Conjugated Macrocycle, RSC Adv., 3 (2013) 6008-6015. PDF version

75. Ligui Li, Yanke Che, Dustin Gross, Helin Huang, Jeffrey S. Moore*, and Ling Zang*, Temperature Controlled Reversible Nanofiber Assembly from an Amphiphilic Macrocycle, ACS Macro Lett, 1 (2012) 1335-1338.  PDF version

74. Lan Wang, Ling Zang, Jincai Zhao and Chuanyi Wang*, Green Q12 synthesis of shape-defined anatase TiO2 nanocrystals wholly exposed with {001} and {100} facets, Chem. Commun. 48 (2012) 11736-11738.  PDF version

73. Aniket Datar, Dustin E. Gross, Kaushik Balakrishnan, Xiaomei Yang, Jeffrey S. Moore* and Ling Zang*, Ultrafine nanofibers fabricated from an arylene ethynylene macrocyclic molecule using surface assisted self-assembly, Chem. Commun. 48 (2012) 8904-8906.  PDF version

72. Ismael Díez-Pérez, Zhihai Li, Shaoyin Guo, Christopher Madden, Helin Huang, Yanke Che, Xiaomei Yang, Ling Zang*, Nongjian Tao*, Ambipolar Transport in an Electrochemically-gated Single-Molecule Field Effect Transistor, ACS Nano, 6 (2012) 7044-7052.  PDF version

71. Chengyi Zhang, Ling Zang*, Organic Optoelectronic Materials for Trace Explosive Sensing, Imaging Science and Photochemistry, invited review, 30 (2012) 161-174.  PDF version

70. Yanke Che, Dustin E. Gross, Helin Huang, Dongjiang Yang, Xiaomei Yang, Emre Discekici, Zheng Xue, Huijun Zhao, Jeffrey S. Moore*, Ling Zang*, Diffusion-Controlled Detection of TNT: Interior Nanoporous Structure and Low HOMO Level of Building Blocks Enhance Selectivity and Sensitivity, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134 (2012) 4978-4982.  PDF version

69. Zengxing Zhang, Helin Huang, Xiaomei Yang, Ling Zang*, Tailoring Electronic Properties of Graphene by pi-pi Stacking with Aromatic Molecules, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., Perspective, 2 (2011) 2897-2905.  PDF version

68. Dustin E. Gross, Ling Zang and Jeffrey S. Moore, Arylene Ethynylene Macrocycles: Privileged Shape-Persistent Building Blocks for Organic Materials, Pure and Applied Chemistry, 84 (2012), 869-878.  PDF version

67. Miao Xu, Benjamin R. Bunes, Ling Zang*, Paper-based Vapor Detection of Hydrogen Peroxide: Colorimetric Sensing with Tunable Interface, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 3 (2011) 642-647PDF version

66. Yanke Che, Helin Huang, Miao Xu, Chengyi Zhang, Benjamin R. Bunes, Xiaomei Yang, Ling Zang*, Interfacial Engineering of Organic Nanofibril Heterojunctions: a General Approach to High Photoconductivity, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133 (2011) 1087-1091.  PDF version

65. Chengyi Zhang,  Yanke Che, Zengxing Zhang, Xiaomei Yang and Ling Zang*, Fluorescent Nanoscale Zinc (II)-Carboxylate Coordination Polymers for Explosive Sensing, Chem. Commun. 47 (2011) 2336-2338.  PDF version

64. D. Chaudhuri, D.B. Li, Y. Che, E. Shafran, J. M. Gerton, L. Zang, and J. M. Lupton, Long-range exciton migration in molecular H-aggregate nanowires, Nano Lett., 11 (2011) 488-492. PDF version

63. Helin Huang, Yanke Che, Ling Zang*, Direct Synthesis of Highly Pure Perylene Tetracarboxylic Monoimide, Tetrahedron Letters, 51 (2010) 6651-6653.  PDF version

62. Ling Zang, Max Yen, Kaushik Balakrishnan, Xiaomei Yang, Jeffrey S. Moore, Expedient Fabrication of Well-defined Nanofibers from a Macrocycle Molecule: Solution Controlled Self-assembly, Journal of Nanoengineering and Nanosystems, 2010, vol. 223, issues 3-4, page 139-147.  PDF version

61. Zengxing Zhang, Yanke Che, Ronald A. Smaldone, Benjamin R. Bunes, Jeffrey S. Moore,* Ling Zang,* Reversible Dispersion and Release of Carbon Nanotubes Using Foldable Oligomers, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132 (2010) 14113-14117.  PDF version

60. Chengyi Zhang, Yanke Che,* Xiaomei Yang, Benjamin R. Bunes and Ling Zang,* Organic nanofibrils based on linear carbazole trimer for explosive sensing, Chem. Commun. 46 (2010) 5560-5562.  PDF version

59. Ismael Diez-Perez, Zhihai Li, Joshua Hihath, Jinghong Li*, Chengyi Zhang, Xiaomei Yang, Ling Zang*, Yijun Dai, Xinliang Feng, Klaus Muellen* and Nongjian Tao,* Gate-controlled electron transport in coronenes as a bottom-up approach towards graphene transistors, Nature Communications., 1, 1€“5 (2010) DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1029.  PDF version

58. Yanke Che, Xiaomei Yang, Zengxing Zhang, Jianmin Zuo, Jeffrey S Moore,* and Ling Zang*, Ambient Photodoping of p-Type Organic Nanofibers: Highly Efficient Photoswitching and Electrical Vapor Sensing of Amines, Chem. Commun. 46 (2010) 4127-4129PDF version

57. Yanke Che, Xiaomei Yang, Guilin Liu, Chun Yu, Hongwei Ji, Jianmin Zuo, Jincai Zhao,* and Ling Zang*, Ultrathin N-type Organic Nanobelts with High Photoconductivity and Application in Optoelectronic Vapor Sensing of Explosives, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132 (2010) 5743-5750.  PDF version

56. Yanke Che, Ling Zang*, Enhanced Fluorescence Sensing of Amine Vapor Based on Ultrathin Nanofibers. Chem. Commun., 2009, 5106-5108PDF version

55. Yanke Che, Xiaomei Yang, Kaushik Balakrishnan, Jianmin Zuo, and Ling Zang*, Highly Polarized and Self-Waveguided Emission from Single-Crystalline Organic Nanobelts, Chem. Mater. 21 (2009) 2930-2934.  PDF version

54. Miao Zhang, Qi Wang, Chuncheng Chen, Ling Zang, Wanhong Ma, Jincai Zhao, Oxygen Atom Transfer in the Photocatalytic Oxidation of Alcohols by TiO2: Oxygen Isotope Studies. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 48 (2009) 6081-6084.  Highlighted as the cover picture.  PDF version

53. Ling Zang*, Yanke Che, Jeffrey S. Moore*, One-Dimensional Self-Assembly of Planar pi-conjugated Molecules: Adaptable Building-Blocks for Organic Nanodevices.  Accounts of Chemical Research, a special issue on nanoscience, 41 (2008) 1596-1608.  PDF version

52. Tammene Naddo, Xiaomei Yang, Jeffrey S. Moore*, and Ling Zang*, Highly Responsive Fluorescent Sensing of Explosives Taggant with an Organic Nanofibril Film, Sensor Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical, 134 (2008) 287-291PDF version

51. Yanke Che, Xiaomei Yang, Stephen Loser, and Ling Zang*, Expedient Vapor Probing of Organic Amines Using Fluorescent Nanofibers Fabricated from an n-Type Organic Semiconductor. Nano Lett., 8 (2008) 2219-2223PDF version

50. Dan Zhao, Chuncheng Chen,* Yifeng Wang, Hongwei Ji, Wanhong Ma, Ling Zang, and Jincai Zhao,* Modification of Phosphate on the Surface of TiO2: Effect on Photocatalytic Activites and Mechanism Implication. J. Phys. Chem. B, 112 (2008) 5993-6001.  PDF version

49. Dan Zhao, Chuncheng Chen,* Yifeng Wang, Wanhong Ma, Jincai Zhao,* Ling Zang, and Tijana Rajh, Enhanced Photocatalytic Degradation of Dye Pollutants under Visible Irradiation on Al(III)-Modified TiO2: Structure, Interaction, and Interfacial Electron Transfer. Environmental Science & Technology, 42 (2008) 308-314.  PDF version

48. Yanke Che, Xiaomei Yang, Ling Zang*, Ultraselective Fluorescent Sensing of Hg2+ through Metal Coordination-Induced Molecular Aggregation, Chem. Commun. 2008, 1413-1415. Featured as a Hot Article.  PDF version

47. Xiulan Li, Joshua Hihath, Fang Chen, Takuya Masuda, Ling Zang and Nongjian Tao*,  Thermally Activated Electron Transport in Single Redox Molecules, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129 (2007) 11535-11542PDF version

46. Yanke Che, Aniket Datar, Kaushik Balakrishnan, and Ling Zang*, Ultralong Nanobelts Self-Assembled from an Asymmetric Perylene Tetracarboxylic Diimide, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129 (2007) 7234-7235. Highlighted in ACS Weekly News, June 6, 2007.   PDF version

45. Tammene Naddo, Yanke Che, Wei Zhang, Kaushik Balakrishnan, Xiaomei Yang, Max Yen, Jincai Zhao, Jeffrey S. Moore*, and Ling Zang*, Detection of Explosives with a Fluorescent Nanofibril Film, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129 (2007) 6978-6979. Highlighted in ACS Weekly News, May 30, 2007, Nature Nanotechnology, May 25, 2007, and Materials Today, issue of July, 2007.    PDF version

44. Yanke Che, Aniket Datar, Xiaomei Yang, Tammene Naddo, Jincai Zhao*, and Ling Zang*, Enhancing One-dimensional Charge Transport through Cofacial pi-Electronic Delocalization: Conductivity Improvement for Organic Nanobelts, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129 (2007) 6354-6355PDF version

43. Ling Zang*, Jeffrey S. Moore, Max Yen, Kaushik Balakrishnan, Jialing Huang, Aniket Datar, Xiaomei Yang, and Tammene Naddo, Uniaxial optical and electronic properties of 1D nanomaterials fabricated from rigid, planar semiconductor molecules. PMSE Preprints 96, 895-896 (2007).  PDF version

42. Kaushik Balakrishnan, Aniket Datar, Jialing Huang, Xiaomei Yang, Jeffrey S. Moore, and Ling Zang*, Arylene ethynylene macrocycles: investigating the self-assembly and their respective binding with fullerenes - a new insight for development of opto-electronic devices. PMSE Preprints 96, 938-939 (2007).  PDF version

41. Aniket Datar, Kaushik Balakrishnan, Xiaomei Yang, Xiaobing Zuo, Jialing Huang, Randy Oitker, Max Yen, Jincai Zhao, David M. Tiede*, and Ling Zang*, Linearly Polarized Emission of an Organic Semiconductor Nanobelt, J. Phys. Chem. B, 110 (2006) 12327-12332.  PDF version

40. Kaushik Balakrishnan, Aniket Datar, Tammene Naddo, Jialing Huang, Randy Oitker, Max Yen, Jincai Zhao, and Ling Zang*, Effect of Side-chain Substituents on Self-assembly of Perylene Diimide Molecules: Morphology Control, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128 (2006) 7390-7398.  PDF version

39. Kasuhik Balakrishnan, Aniket Datar, Wei Zhang, Xiaomei Yang, Tammene Naddo, Jialing Huang, Jianmin Zuo, Max Yen, Jeffrey S. Moore*, and Ling Zang*, Nanofibril Self-assembly of an Arylene Ethynylene Macrocycle, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 128 (2006) 6576-6577.  PDF version

38. Aniket Datar, Randy Oitker and  Ling Zang*, Surface-assisted one-dimensional self-assembly of a perylene based semiconductor molecule, Chem. Commun., 2006, 1649-1651.  PDF version

37. Yanke Che, Wanhong Ma, Hongwei Ji, Jincai Zhao*, Ling Zang, Visible Photooxidation of Dibenzothiophenes Sensitized by 2-(4-methoxyphenyl)-4, 6-diphenylpyrylium: An Electron Transfer Mechanism without Involvement of Superoxide, J. Phys. Chem. B, 110 (2006), 2942-2948.  PDF version

36. Jiahai Ma, Wanhong Ma, Wenjing Song, Yingping Huang, Chuncheng Chen, Yalin Tang, Jincai Zhao*, Yiming Xu, Ling Zang, Fenton Degradation of Organic Pollutants in the presence of Low-Molecular-Weight Organic Acids: Cooperative Effect of Quinone and Visible Light, Environmental Science and Technology, 40 (2006), 618-624.  PDF version

35. Xiulan Li, Bingqian Xu, Xiaoyin Xiao, Xiaomei Yang, Ling Zang* and Nongjian Tao*, Controlling Charge Transport in Single Molecules Using Electrochemical Gate, Faraday Discussion 131 (2006), 111-120.  PDF version

34. Pengxiang Lei, Chuncheng Chen, Juan Yang, Wanhong Ma, Jincai Zhao* and Ling Zang, Degradation of Dye Pollutants by Immobilized Polyoxometalate with H2O2 under Visible-Light Irradiation, Environmental Science and Technology, 39 (2005), 8466-8474.  PDF version

33. Kaushik Balakrishnan, Aniket Datar, Randy Oitker, Hao Chen, Jianmin Zuo, Ling Zang*, Nanobelt Self-assembly from an Organic n-Type Semiconductor: Propoxyethyl-PTCDI, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127 (2005) 10496-10497.  PDF version

32. Yanke Che, Wanhong Ma, Yanjun Ren, Chuncheng Chen, Xinzhi Zhang, Jincai Zhao*, Ling Zang, Photooxidation of Dibenzothiophene and 4,6-Dimethyldibenzothiophene Sensitized by N-Methylquinolinium Tetrafluoborate: Mechanism and Intermediates Investigation, J. Phys. Chem. B, 109 (2005), 8270-8276.  PDF version

31. Bingqian Xu, Xiaoyin Xiao, Xiaomei Yang, Ling Zang* and Nongjian Tao*, Large Gate Modulation in the Current of a Room Temperature Single Molecule Transistor, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127 (2005) 2386-2387.  PDF version

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