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(2011) Nickolas A. DeCecco Professorship.

(2005) Chancellor's Distinguished Research Award - Junior Faculty.

(2004) B.P. America Faculty Fellow.

(2003) NASA Faculty Fellowship.

(2002) NSF Career Award.

(1993) International Postdoctoral Fellows Program: The study of metal-ceramic interfaces by electron energy loss spectroscopy.

PhD, Physics, Cornell University, 1993

Postdoctoral Training in Physics, Cornell University, 1993

MS, Physics, Cornell University, 1989

Graduate in Physics, Cornell University, 1989

BA, Physics, University of California, 1986

Undergraduate in Physics, University of California, 1986

Li, M., Curnan, M.T., Gresh-Sill, M.A., House, S.D., Saidi, W.A., & Yang, J.C. (2021). Unusual layer-by-layer growth of epitaxial oxide islands during Cu oxidation. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 12(1), 2781.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-23043-w.

Ayoola, H.O., House, S.D., Bonifacio, C.S., Kisslinger, K., Saidi, W.A., & Yang, J.C. (2020). Evaluating the accuracy of common gamma-Al2O3 structure models by selected area electron diffraction from high-quality crystalline gamma-Al2O3. ACTA MATERIALIA, 182, 257-266.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.actamat.2019.10.027.

Ayoola, H.O., Li, C.H., House, S.D., Bonifacio, C.S., Kisslinger, K., Jinschek, J., Saidi, W.A., & Yang, J.C. (2020). Origin and Suppression of Beam Damage-Induced Oxygen-K Edge Artifact from gamma-Al2O3 using Cryo-EELS. ULTRAMICROSCOPY, 219, 113127.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ultramic.2020.113127.

Chi, H., Curnan, M.T., Li, M., Andolina, C.M., Saidi, W.A., Veser, G., & Yang, J.C. (2020). In situ environmental TEM observation of two-stage shrinking of Cu2O islands on Cu(100) during methanol reduction. PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 22(5), 2738-2742.Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). doi: 10.1039/c9cp05831a.

Chen, A.N., McClain, S.M., House, S.D., Yang, J.C., & Skrabalak, S.E. (2019). Mechanistic Study of Galvanic Replacement of Chemically Heterogeneous Templates. CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS, 31(4), 1344-1351.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b04630.

Curnan, M.T., Andolina, C.M., Li, M., Zhu, Q., Chi, H., Saidi, W.A., & Yang, J.C. (2019). Connecting Oxide Nucleation and Growth to Oxygen Diffusion Energetics on Stepped Cu(011) Surfaces: An Experimental and Theoretical Study. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 123(1), 452-463.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b08944.

Higaki, T., Zhou, M., He, G., House, S.D., Sfeir, M.Y., Yang, J.C., & Jin, R. (2019). Anomalous phonon relaxation in Au-333(SR)(79) nanoparticles with nascent plasmons. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 116(27), 13215-13220.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1904337116.

Patil, R.B., Mantri, A., House, S.D., Yang, J.C., & McKone, J.R. (2019). Enhancing the Performance of Ni-Mo Alkaline Hydrogen Evolution Electrocatalysts with Carbon Supports. ACS APPLIED ENERGY MATERIALS, 2(4), 2524-2533.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acsaem.8b02087.

Carenco, S., Bonifacio, C.S., & Yang, J.C. (2018). Ensemble versus Local Restructuring of Core-shell Nickel-Cobalt Nanoparticles upon Oxidation and Reduction Cycles. CHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL, 24(46), 12037-12043.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/chem.201802764.

Chi, H., Andolina, C.M., Li, J., Curnan, M.T., Saidi, W.A., Zhou, G., Yang, J.C., & Veser, G. (2018). Dependence of H-2 and CO2 selectivity on Cu oxidation state during partial oxidation of methanol on Cu/ZnO. APPLIED CATALYSIS A-GENERAL, 556, 64-72.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apcata.2018.02.028.

Dou, J., Tang, Y., Nie, L., Andolina, C.M., Zhang, X., House, S., Li, Y., Yang, J., & Tao, F.F. (2018). Complete Oxidation of Methane on Co3O4/CeO2 Nanocomposite: A Synergic Effect. CATALYSIS TODAY, 311, 48-55.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.cattod.2017.12.027.

Duan, Z., Timoshenko, J., Kunal, P., House, S.D., Wan, H., Jarvis, K., Bonifacio, C., Yang, J.C., Crooks, R.M., Frenkel, A.I., Humphrey, S.M., & Henkelman, G. (2018). Structural characterization of heterogeneous RhAu nanoparticles from a microwave-assisted synthesis. NANOSCALE, 10(47), 22520-22532.Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). doi: 10.1039/c8nr04866e.

Li, H., Luo, L., Kunal, P., Bonifacio, C.S., Duan, Z., Yang, J.C., Humphrey, S.M., Crooks, R.M., & Henkelman, G. (2018). Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Classically Immiscible Bimetallics: A Case Study of RhAu. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 122(5), 2712-2716.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b10974.

Li, Y., Chen, Y., House, S.D., Zhao, S., Wahab, Z., Yang, J.C., & Jin, R. (2018). Interface Engineering of Gold Nanoclusters for CO Oxidation Catalysis. ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 10(35), 29425-29434.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acsami.8b07552.

Tang, Y., Ma, L., Dou, J., Andolina, C.M., Li, Y., Ma, H., House, S.D., Zhang, X., Yang, J., & Tao, F.F. (2018). Transition of surface phase of cobalt oxide during CO oxidation. PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 20(9), 6440-6449.Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). doi: 10.1039/c7cp07407g.

Yu, X.X., Gulec, A., Andolina, C.M., Zeitchick, E.J., Gusieva, K., Yang, J.C., Scully, J.R., Perepezko, J.H., & Marks, L.D. (2018). In Situ Observations of Early Stage Oxidation of Ni-Cr and Ni-Cr-Mo Alloys. CORROSION, 74(9), 939-946.NACE International. doi: 10.5006/2807.

Zhang, X., House, S.D., Tang, Y., Nguyen, L., Li, Y., Opalade, A.A., Yang, J.C., Sun, Z., & Tao, F.F. (2018). Complete Oxidation of Methane on NiO Nanoclusters Supported on CeO2 Nanorods through Synergistic Effect. ACS SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, 6(5), 6467-6477.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b00234.

Zhao, S., Austin, N., Li, M., Song, Y., House, S.D., Bernhard, S., Yang, J.C., Mpourmpakis, G., & Jin, R. (2018). Influence of Atomic-Level Morphology on Catalysis: The Case of Sphere and Rod-Like Gold Nanoclusters for CO2 Electroreduction. ACS CATALYSIS, 8(6), 4996-5001.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acscatal.8b00365.

Zou, L., Saidi, W.A., Lei, Y., Liu, Z., Li, J., Li, L., Zhu, Q., Zakharov, D., Stach, E.A., Yang, J.C., Wang, G., & Zhou, G. (2018). Segregation induced order-disorder transition in Cu(Au) surface alloys. ACTA MATERIALIA, 154, 220-227.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.actamat.2018.05.040.

Zou, L., Yang, C., Lei, Y., Zakharov, D., Wiezorek, J.M.K., Su, D., Yin, Q., Li, J., Liu, Z., Stach, E.A., Yang, J.C., Qi, L., Wang, G., & Zhou, G. (2018). Dislocation nucleation facilitated by atomic segregation. NATURE MATERIALS, 17(1), 56-+.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1038/NMAT5034.

House, S.D., Chen, Y., Jin, R., & Yang, J.C. (2017). High-throughput, semi-automated quantitative STEM mass measurement of supported metal nanoparticles using a conventional TEM/STEM. ULTRAMICROSCOPY, 182, 145-155.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ultramic.2017.07.004.

Mistry, H., Choi, Y.W., Bagger, A., Scholten, F., Bonifacio, C.S., Sinev, I., Divins, N.J., Zegkinoglou, I., Jeon, H.S., Kisslinger, K., Stach, E.A., Yang, J.C., Rossmeisl, J., & Roldan Cuenya, B. (2017). Enhanced Carbon Dioxide Electroreduction to Carbon Monoxide over Defect-Rich Plasma-Activated Silver Catalysts. ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, 56(38), 11394-11398.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/anie.201704613.

Shan, J., Zhang, S., Choksi, T., Nguyen, L., Bonifacio, C.S., Li, Y., Zhu, W., Tang, Y., Zhang, Y., Yang, J.C., Greeley, J., Frenkel, A.I., & Tao, F. (2017). Tuning Catalytic Performance through a Single or Sequential Post Synthesis Reaction(s) in a Gas Phase. ACS CATALYSIS, 7(1), 191-204.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acscatal.6b02054.

Zhao, S., & Jin, R. (2017). Gold nanoclusters promote electrocatalytic water oxidation at the nanocluster/CoSe2 interface. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 254(3), 1077-1080. doi: 10.1021/jacs.6bl2529.

Zhao, S., Jin, R., Song, Y., Zhang, H., House, S.D., Yang, J.C., Jin, R. (2017). Atomically Precise Gold Nanoclusters Accelerate Hydrogen Evolution over MoS2 Nanosheets: The Dual Interfacial Effect. SMALL, 13(43), 1701519.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/smll.201701519.

Zhu, Q., Saidi, W.A., & Yang, J.C. (2017). Enhanced Mass Transfer in the Step Edge Induced Oxidation on Cu(100) Surface. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 121(21), 11251-11260.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b13055.

House, S.D., Bonifacio, C.S., Grieshaber, R.V., Li, L., Zhang, Z., Ciston, J., Stach, E.A., & Yang, J.C. (2016). Statistical analysis of support thickness and particle size effects in HRTEM imaging of metal nanoparticles. ULTRAMICROSCOPY, 169, 22-29.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ultramic.2016.06.007.

Mistry, H., Varela, A.S., Bonifacio, C.S., Zegkinoglou, I., Sinev, I., Choi, Y.W., Kisslinger, K., Stach, E.A., Yang, J.C., Strasser, P., & Roldan Cuenya, B. (2016). Highly selective plasma-activated copper catalysts for carbon dioxide reduction to ethylene. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 7(1), 12123.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1038/ncomms12123.

Zhao, S., Zhang, H., House, S.D., Jin, R., Yang, J.C., Jin, R. (2016). Back Cover: Ultrasmall Palladium Nanoclusters as Effective Catalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction (ChemElectroChem 8/2016). ChemElectroChem, 3(8), 1274.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/celc.201600375.

Zhao, S., Zhang, H., House, S.D., Jin, R., Yang, J.C., Jin, R. (2016). Ultrasmall Palladium Nanoclusters as Effective Catalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction. CHEMELECTROCHEM, 3(8), 1225-1229.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/celc.201600053.

Zhu, Q., Saidi, W.A., & Yang, J.C. (2016). Step-Edge Directed Metal Oxidation. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LETTERS, 7(13), 2530-2536.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.6b00895.

Zhu, Q., Zou, L., Zhou, G., Saidi, W.A., & Yang, J.C. (2016). Early and transient stages of Cu oxidation: Atomistic insights from theoretical simulations and in situ experiments. SURFACE SCIENCE, 652, 98-113.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.susc.2016.03.003.

Bonifacio, C.S., Carenco, S., Wu, C.H., House, S.D., Bluhm, H., & Yang, J.C. (2015). Thermal Stability of Core-Shell Nanoparticles: A Combined in Situ Study by XPS and TEM. CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS, 27(20), 6960-6968.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b01862.

Li, Q.H., Yang, J.C., Li, L., Dong, J.Q., Zha, H.X., & Liu, S. (2015). Identification of the man-made barium copper silicate pigments among some ancient Chinese artifacts through spectroscopic analysis. SPECTROCHIMICA ACTA PART A-MOLECULAR AND BIOMOLECULAR SPECTROSCOPY, 138, 609-616.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.saa.2014.11.060.

Frenkel, A.I., Cason, M.W., Elsen, A., Jung, U., Small, M.W., Nuzzo, R.G., Vila, F.D., Rehr, J.J., Stach, E.A., & Yang, J.C. (2014). Critical review: Effects of complex interactions on structure and dynamics of supported metal catalysts. JOURNAL OF VACUUM SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY A, 32(2), 020801.American Vacuum Society. doi: 10.1116/1.4820493.

Aguilo-Aguayo, N., Liu, Z., Bertran, E., & Yang, J. (2013). Thermal-Induced Structural Evolution of Carbon-Encapsulated Iron Nanoparticles Generated by Two Different Methods. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 117(37), 19167-19174.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/jp4025552.

Kang, Y., Luo, L., Tong, X., Starr, D., Zhou, G., & Yang, J.C. (2013). Transient Oxidation of Cu-5at.%Ni(001): Temperature Dependent Sequential Oxide Formation. OXIDATION OF METALS, 79(3-4), 303-311.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s11085-012-9332-4.

Li, L., Wang, L.L., Johnson, D.D., Zhang, Z., Sanchez, S.I., Kang, J.H., Nuzzo, R.G., Wang, Q., Frenkel, A.I., Li, J., Ciston, J., Stach, E.A., & Yang, J.C. (2013). Noncrystalline-to-Crystalline Transformations in Pt Nanoparticles. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 135(35), 13062-13072.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/ja405497p.

Merte, L.R., Ahmadi, M., Behafarid, F., Ono, L.K., Lira, E., Matos, J., Li, L., Yang, J.C., & Roldan Cuenya, B. (2013). Correlating Catalytic Methanol Oxidation with the Structure and Oxidation State of Size-Selected Pt Nanoparticles. ACS CATALYSIS, 3(7), 1460-1468.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/cs400234h.

Zhang, Z., Li, L., & Yang, J.C. (2013). Adhesion of Pt Nanoparticles Supported on gamma-Al2O3 Single Crystal. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 117(41), 21407-21412.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/jp407798b.

Zhou, G., Luo, L., Li, L., Ciston, J., Stach, E.A., Saidi, W.A., & Yang, J.C. (2013). In situ atomic-scale visualization of oxide islanding during oxidation of Cu surfaces. CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, 49(92), 10862-10864.Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). doi: 10.1039/c3cc46684a.

Gao, F., Liu, Z., Zhou, G., Yang, J.C., & Gu, Z. (2012). Fast Diffusion and Void Formation in a Two-Segment Copper-Tin Lead-Free Nanowire System with One-Dimensional Confinement. SCIENCE OF ADVANCED MATERIALS, 4(8), 881-887.American Scientific Publishers. doi: 10.1166/sam.2012.1361.

Kang, Y., Yang, J.C., Luo, L., Zhou, G., Tong, X., & Starr, D. (2012). In situ UHV-TEM Studies of Initial Stage Cu-Ni Alloy Oxidation. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 18(S2), 1174-1175.Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1017/s1431927612007726.

Li, L., Yang, J.C., & Zhang, Z. (2012). Counting number of atoms in metal nanoparticles: Development of quantitative-STEM techniques for a JEM-2100F S/TEM. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 18(S2), 1040-1041.Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1017/s1431927612007052.

Luo, L., Kang, Y., Yang, J.C., & Zhou, G. (2012). Effect of oxygen gas pressure on orientations of Cu2O nuclei during the initial oxidation of Cu(100), (110) and (111). SURFACE SCIENCE, 606(23-24), 1790-1797.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.susc.2012.07.042.

Luo, L., Kang, Y., Yang, J.C., & Zhou, G. (2012). Effect of gold composition on the orientations of oxide nuclei during the early stage oxidation of Cu-Au alloys. JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 111(8), 083533.AIP Publishing. doi: 10.1063/1.4707929.

Luo, L., Kang, Y., Yang, J.C., & Zhou, G. (2012). Influence of the surface morphology on the early stages of Cu oxidation. APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 259, 791-798.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2012.07.125.

Luo, L., Li, L., Ciston, J., Stach, E.A., & Yang, J.C. (2012). Atomic-scale visualization of the oxidation of Cu surfaces via in situ environmental TEM. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 18(S2), 1122-1123.Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1017/s1431927612007465.

Yang, J.C., & Zhou, G. (2012). In situ ultra-high vacuum transmission electron microscopy studies of the transient oxidation stage of Cu and Cu alloy thin films. MICRON, 43(11), 1195-1210.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.micron.2012.02.007.

Yang, J.C., Small, M.W., Grieshaber, R.V., & Nuzzo, R.G. (2012). Recent developments and applications of electron microscopy to heterogeneous catalysis. CHEMICAL SOCIETY REVIEWS, 41(24), 8179-8194.Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). doi: 10.1039/c2cs35371g.

Zhang, Z., Gleeson, B., Jung, K., Li, L., & Yang, J.C. (2012). A diffusion analysis of transient subsurface gamma '-Ni3Al formation during beta-NiAl oxidation. ACTA MATERIALIA, 60(13-14), 5273-5283.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.actamat.2012.06.021.

Zhang, Z., Jung, K., Li, L., & Yang, J.C. (2012). Kinetics aspects of initial stage thin gamma-Al2O3 film formation on single crystalline beta-NiAl (110). JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 111(3), 034312.AIP Publishing. doi: 10.1063/1.3682111.

Zhou, G., & Yang, J.C. (2012). In-Situ TEM Studies of Oxidation. In In-Situ Electron Microscopy. (pp. 191-208).Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA. doi: 10.1002/9783527652167.ch8.

Zhou, G., Luo, L., Li, L., Ciston, J., Stach, E.A., & Yang, J.C. (2012). Step-Edge-Induced Oxide Growth During the Oxidation of Cu Surfaces. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 109(23), 235502.American Physical Society (APS). doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.235502.

Alley, W.M., Hamdemir, I.K., Wang, Q., Frenkel, A.I., Li, L., Yang, J.C., Menard, L.D., Nuzzo, R.G., Ozkar, S., Yih, K.H., Johnson, K.A., & Finke, R.G. (2011). Industrial Ziegler-Type Hydrogenation Catalysts Made from Co(neodecanoate)(2) or Ni(2-ethylhexanoate)(2) and AlEt3: Evidence for Nanoclusters and Sub-Nanocluster or Larger Ziegler-Nanocluster Based Catalysis. LANGMUIR, 27(10), 6279-6294.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/la200053f.

Luo, L., Kang, Y., Liu, Z., Yang, J.C., & Zhou, G. (2011). Dependence of degree of orientation of copper oxide nuclei on oxygen pressure during initial stages of copper oxidation. PHYSICAL REVIEW B, 83(15).American Physical Society (APS). doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.83.155418.

Paredis, K., Ono, L.K., Behafarid, F., Zhang, Z., Yang, J.C., Frenkel, A.I., & Roldan Cuenya, B. (2011). Evolution of the Structure and Chemical State of Pd Nanoparticles during the in Situ Catalytic Reduction of NO with H-2. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 133(34), 13455-13464.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/ja203709t.

Paredis, K., Ono, L.K., Mostafa, S., Li, L., Zhang, Z., Yang, J.C., Barrio, L., Frenkel, A.I., & Roldan Cuenya, B. (2011). Structure, Chemical Composition, And Reactivity Correlations during the In Situ Oxidation of 2-Propanol. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 133(17), 6728-6735.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/ja200178f.

Roldan Cuenya, B., Ortigoza, M.A., Ono, L.K., Behafarid, F., Mostafa, S., Croy, J.R., Paredis, K., Shafai, G., Rahman, T.S., Li, L., Zhang, Z., & Yang, J.C. (2011). Thermodynamic properties of Pt nanoparticles: Size, shape, support, and adsorbate effects. PHYSICAL REVIEW B, 84(24).American Physical Society (APS). doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.84.245438.

Zhang, Z., Li, L., & Yang, J.C. (2011). gamma-Al2O3 thin film formation via oxidation of beta-NiAl(110). ACTA MATERIALIA, 59(15), 5905-5916.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.actamat.2011.05.064.

Alley, W.M., Hamdemir, I.K., Wang, Q., Frenkel, A.I., Li, L., Yang, J.C., Menard, L.D., Nuzzo, R.G., Ozkar, S., Johnson, K.A., & Finke, R.G. (2010). Iridium Ziegler-Type Hydrogenation Catalysts Made from [(1,5-COD)Ir(mu-O2C8H15)](2) and AIEt(3): Spectroscopic and Kinetic Evidence for the Ir-n Species Present and for Nanoparticles as the Fastest Catalyst. INORGANIC CHEMISTRY, 49(17), 8131-8147.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/ic101237c.

Alley, W.M., Hamdemir, I.K., Wang, Q., Frenkel, A.I., Li, L., Yang, J.C., Menard, L.D., Nuzzo, R.G., Özkar, S., Johnson, K.A., & Finke, R.G. (2010). Iridium ziegler-type hydrogenation catalysts made from [(1,5-COD)Ir(μ- O2C8H15)]2 and AlEt3: Spectroscopic and kinetic evidence for the Irn species present and for nanoparticles as the fastest catalyst. Inorganic Chemistry, 49(17), 8131-8147. doi: 10.1021/ic101237c.

Liu, Z., Srot, V., & Yang, J.C. (2010). Self-assembled crystalline silicon carbide Y junctions by coalescence of nucleated iron catalysts. APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 96(25), 253111.AIP Publishing. doi: 10.1063/1.3456387.

Mostafa, S., Behafarid, F., Croy, J.R., Ono, L.K., Li, L., Yang, J.C., Frenkel, A.I., & Roldan Cuenya, B. (2010). Shape-Dependent Catalytic Properties of Pt Nanoparticles. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 132(44), 15714-15719.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/ja106679z.

Roldan Cuenya, B., Croy, J.R., Mostafa, S., Behafarid, F., Li, L., Zhang, Z., Yang, J.C., Wang, Q., & Frenkel, A.I. (2010). Solving the Structure of Size-Selected Pt Nanocatalysts Synthesized by Inverse Micelle Encapsulation. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 132(25), 8747-8756.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/ja101997z.

Chen, G.S., Yang, J.C., Chan, Y.C., Yang, L.C., & Huang, W. (2009). Another route to fabricate single-phase chalcogenides by post-selenization of Cu–In–Ga precursors sputter deposited from a single ternary target. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 93(8), 1351-1355.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.solmat.2009.02.014.

Giberson, R.T. (2009). Microwave Radiation is a Versatile Technology for Tissue Processing. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 15(S2), 162-163.Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1017/s1431927609092447.

Guy, K.A., Xu, H., Yang, J.C., Werth, C.J., & Shapley, J.R. (2009). Catalytic Nitrate and Nitrite Reduction with Pd-Cu/PVP Colloids in Water: Composition, Structure, and Reactivity Correlations. JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 113(19), 8177-8185.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/jp810049y.

Li, L., Wang, L.L., Sanchez, S.I., Kang, J.H., Wang, Q., Zhang, Z., Frenkel, A.I., Johnson, D.D., Nuzzo, R.G., & Yang, J.C. (2009). HREM, EXAFS and MD Studies on Size-Dependent Crystallinity of Pt Nanoparticles Supported on gamma-Al2O3. MICROSCOPY AND MICROANALYSIS, 15(S2), 1210-1211.Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1017/S1431927609096822.

Li, Z., Sun, L., Ziemak, S.J., & Yang, J. (2009). The Surface Dynamics of the Initial Oxidation Behavior of CuNi Alloys Studied by in-situ TEM. MICROSCOPY AND MICROANALYSIS, 15(S2), 1284-1285.Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1017/S1431927609095245.

Yang, J.C., Li, Z., Sun, L., Zhou, G., Eastman, J.A., Fong, D.D., Fuoss, P.H., Baldo, P.M., Rehn, L.E., & Thompson, L.J. (2009). Polycrystalline oxides formation during transient oxidation of (001) Cu-Ni binary alloys studied by in situ TEM and XRD. MATERIALS AT HIGH TEMPERATURES, 26(1), 1-7.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.3184/096034009X435700.

Zhang, Z., Li, L., Wang, L., Sanchez, S.I., Wang, Q., Johnson, D.D., Frenkel, A.I., Nuzzo, R.G., & Yang, J.C. (2009). Formation and characterization of gamma-Al2O3 films produced by oxidation of beta-NiAl(110). MICROSCOPY AND MICROANALYSIS, 15(S2), 1440-1441.Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1017/S1431927609095853.

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