Yixuan Yu


M.S. (2010) and B.S. (2007), Tsinghua University, Materials Science.


Surface chemistry, Quantum dots, suerplattice, photonic devices


Yu, Yixuan; Goodfellow, Brian W.; Rasch, Michael R.; Bosoy, Christian; Smilgies,Detlef and Korgel,Brian A., The Role of Halides in the Ordered Structure Transitions of Heated Gold Nanocrystal Superlattices. Langmuir. 2015, 6, pp 2406-2412 [link]

Goodfellow, Brian W.;Yu, Yixuan; Bosoy, Christian A.; Smilgies,Detlef and Korgel,Brian A., The Role of Ligand Packing Frustration in Body-Centered Cubic (bcc) Superlattices of Colloidal Nanocrystals. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2015, 6, pp 2406-2412 [link]

Raffaello, MazzaroYu; Mirko, Locritani; Jennifer, K. Molloy; Marco, Montalti; Yu, Yixuan; Korgel,Brian A., Giacomo, Bergamini; Vittorio, Morandi; Paola, Ceroni, Photoinduced Processes between Pyrene-Functionalized Silicon Nanocrystals and Carbon Allotropes. Chem. Mater. 2015, 27 (12), pp 4390-4397 [link]

Yu, Yixuan and Korgel,Brian A., Controlled Styrene Monolayer Capping of Silicon Nanocrystals by Room Temperature Hydrosilylation. Langmuir. 2015, 31 (23), pp 6532-6537 [link]

Yu, Yixuan; Clare E. Rowland; Richard D. Schaller and Korgel,Brian A., Synthesis and Ligand Exchange of Thiol-Capped Silicon Nanocrystals. Langmuir. 2015, 31 (24), pp 6886-6893 [link]

Yu, Yixuan; Jain, Avni; Guillaussier, Adrien ; Reddy,Vikas; Truskett,Thomas M.; Smilgies,Detlef and Korgel,Brian A., Nanocrystal Superlattices that Exhibit Improved Order On Heating: An Example of Inverse Melting? Faraday Discussions. 2015, doi: 10.1039/C5FD00006H [link]

Singh, Vivek; Yu, Yixuan; Sun, Q-C; Korgel,Brian A., Pseudo-direct bandgap transitions in silicon nanocrystals: effects on optoelectronics and thermoelectrics. Nanoscale 2014,6, 14643-14647 [link]

Yu, Yixuan; Hessel, Colin M.; Bogart, Timothy D.; Panthani, Matthew G.; Rasch, Michael R.; Korgel, Brian A., Room Temperature Hydrosilylation of Silicon Nanocrystals with Bifunctional Terminal Alkenes. Langmuir (2013), 29 (5), 1533-1540. [link]

Yu, Yixuan; Bosoy, Christian A.; Hessel, Colin M.; Smilgies, Detlef-M; Korgel, Brian A., Silicon Nanocrystal Superlattices. ChemPhysChem (2013), 14 (1), 84-87. [link]

Yu, Yixuan; Bosoy, Christian A.; Smilgies, Detlef-M; Korgel, Brian A., Self-Assembly and Thermal Stability of Binary Superlattices of Gold and Silicon Nanocrystals. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. (2013), 4 (21), 3677-3682. [link]

Panthani, Matthew G.; Stolle, C. Jackson; Reid, Dariya K.; Rhee, Dong Joon; Harvey, Taylor B.; Akhavan, Vahid A.; Yu, Yixuan; Korgel, Brian A., CuInSe2 Quantum Dot Solar Cells with High Open-Circuit Voltage J. Phys. Chem. Lett. (2013), 4 (12), 2030-2034. [link]

Lu, Xiaotang; Hessel, Colin M.; Yu, Yixuan; Bogart, Timothy D.; Korgel, Brian A., Colloidal Luminescent Silicon Nanorods. Nano Lett. (2013), 13 (7), 3101-3105. [link]

Locritani, M.; Yu, Y, Bergamini, G.; Baroncini, M.; Molloy, J. K.; Korgel, B. A.; Ceroni, P., Silicon Nanocrystals Functionalized with Pyrene Units: Efficient-Harvesting Antennae with Bright Near-Infrared Emission. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. (2014), 5, 3325-3329. [link]

Rasch, Michael R.; Bosoy, Christian; Yu, Yixuan; Korgel, Brian A., Chains, Sheets, and Droplets: Assemblies of Hydrophobic Gold Nanocrystals with Saturated Phosphatidylcholine Lipid and Squalene. Langmuir (2012), 28 (43), 15160-15167. [link]

Rasch, Michael R.; Yu, Yixuan; Bosoy, Christian; Goodfellow, Brian W.; Korgel, Brian A., Chloroform-Enhanced Incorporation of Hydrophobic Gold Nanocrystals into Dioleoylphosphatidylcholine (DOPC) Vesicle Membranes. Langmuir (2012), 28 (36), 12971-12981. [link]

Zhang, Shuming; Liu, Xi; Barreto-Ortiz, Sebastian F.; Yu, Yixuan; Gunn, Brian P.; DeSantis, Nicholas A.; Hutton, Daphne L.; Grayson, Warren L.; Cui, Fu-Zhai; Korgel, Brian A.; Gerecht, Sharon; Mao, Hai-Quan, Creating Polymer Hydrogel Microfibres with Internal Alignment via Electrical and Mechanical Stretching. Biomaterials (2014), 35 (10), 3243-3251. [link]