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  1. Journal Articles
  2. Patents and Patent Applications (Published)
  3. Invited Talks
  4. Contributed Presentations

†Equally contributed author. ‡Mentored student. Conference presenter.

Journal Articles

2022

25. The Emergence of Valency in Colloidal Crystals Through Electron Equivalents.
Shunzhi Wang, Sangmin Lee, Jingshan S. Du, Benjamin E. Partridge, Ho Fung Cheng, Wenjie Zhou, Vinayak P. Dravid, Byeongdu Lee, Sharon C. Glotzer, Chad A. Mirkin.
Nature Materials, 2022, in press. [DOI:10.1038/s41563-021-01170-5]
Highlighted by Materials Today News: Broken symmetry leads to unnatural colloidal crystals.
Highlighted by The Science Times: Colloidal Crystals: New Study Reveals Nanoparticles Can Be Programmed Through This Nanomaterial Type.
Highlighted by Northwestern Engineering News: How to Break Symmetry in Colloidal Crystals; also reprinted by PHYS.ORG, NANO Magazine, AAAS EurekAlert, International Institute for Nanotechnology News, Nanowerk News, etc.
Highlighted by University of Michigan News: Nanostructures get complex with electron equivalents; also reprinted by AAAS EurekAlert, Nanotechnology Now, etc.

2021

24. Site-Isolated Upconversion Nanoparticle Arrays Synthesized in Polyol Nanoreactors.
David D. Xu, Carolin B. Wahl, Jingshan S. Du, Shawn Irgen-Gioro, Emily A. Weiss, Chad A. Mirkin.
The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2021, 125 (47), 26125–26131. [DOI:10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c08562]

23. Galvanic Transformation Dynamics in Heterostructured Nanoparticles.
Jingshan S. Du, Kun He, Yaobin Xu, Carolin B. Wahl, David D. Xu, Vinayak P. Dravid, Chad A. Mirkin.
Advanced Functional Materials, 2021, 31 (46), 2105866. [DOI:10.1002/adfm.202105866]

22. A Bidirectional Nanomodification Approach for Synthesizing Hierarchically Architected Mixed Oxide Electrodes for Oxygen Evolution.
Qian Rong†‡, Jingshan S. Du, Xinqi Chen, Qingju Liu, Vinayak P. Dravid.
Small, 2021, 17 (17), 2007287. [DOI:10.1002/smll.202007287]
Highlighted by Northwestern Engineering News: Potato Chips Inspire Novel Method for Water-Splitting ; also reprinted by International Institute for Nanotechnology News.

21. Twin Pathways: Discerning the Origins of Multiply Twinned Colloidal Nanoparticles.
Jingshan S. Du, Wenjie Zhou, Sara M. Rupich, Chad A. Mirkin.
Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2021, 60 (13), 6858−6863. [DOI:10.1002/anie.202015166]
Angewandte Chemie, 2021, 133 (13), 6934-6939. [DOI:10.1002/ange.202015166]

2020

20. Position‐ and Orientation‐Controlled Growth of Wulff‐Shaped Colloidal Crystals Engineered with DNA.
Lin Sun, Haixin Lin, Yuanwei Li, Wenjie Zhou, Jingshan S. Du, Chad A. Mirkin.
Advanced Matterials, 2020, 32 (47), 2005316. [DOI:10.1002/adma.202005316]

19. Halide Perovskite Nanocrystal Arrays: Multiplexed Synthesis and Size-Dependent Emission.
Jingshan S. Du, Donghoon Shin†‡, Teodor K. Stanev, Chiara Musumeci, Zhuang Xie, Ziyin Huang, Minliang Lai, Lin Sun, Wenjie Zhou, Nathaniel P. Stern, Vinayak P. Dravid, Chad A. Mirkin.
Science Advances, 2020, 6 (39), eabc4959. [DOI:10.1126/sciadv.abc4959]
Highlighted by Nature Electronics: All perovskites great and small
Highlighted by Perovskite-Info: New method for synthesizing halide perovskite nanocrystals could create better displays
Highlighted by Northwestern Engineering News: Perovskite Nanocrystals Show Their True Colors; also reprinted by International Institute for Nanotechnology News.

18. Chain-End Functionalized Polymers for the Controlled Synthesis of Sub-2 nm Particles.
Peng-Cheng Chen, Yuan Liu, Jingshan S. Du, Brian Meckes, Vinayak P. Dravid, Chad A. Mirkin.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2020, 142 (16), 7350−7355. [DOI:10.1021/jacs.0c02244]

17. Light‐Responsive Colloidal Crystals Engineered with DNA.
Jinghan Zhu, Haixin Lin, Youngeun Kim, Muwen Yang, Kacper Skakuj, Jingshan S. Du, Byeongdu Lee, George C. Schatz, Richard P. Van Duyne, Chad A. Mirkin.
Advanced Materials, 2020, 32 (8), 1906600. [DOI:10.1002/adma.201906600]

2019

16. Colloidal Crystal “Alloys”.
Shunzhi Wang, Jingshan S. Du, Nicolas J. Diercks Wenjie Zhou, Eric W. Roth, Vinayak P. Dravid, Chad A. Mirkin.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2019, 141 (51), 20443−20450. [DOI:10.1021/jacs.9b11109]

15. Particle Analogs of Electrons in Colloidal Crystals.
Martin Girard, Shunzhi Wang, Jingshan S. Du, Anindita Das, Ziyin Huang, Vinayak P. Dravid, Byeongdu Lee, Chad A. Mirkin, Monica Olvera de la Cruz.
Science, 2019, 364 (6446), 1174−1178. [DOI:10.1126/science.aaw8237]
Highlighted by MRS Bulletin: DNA-enveloped particles show electron-like behavior in colloidal crystals
Highlighted by Quanta Magazine: Strange Metal-like Bonds Discovered in Customized Crystals
Highlighted by The Economist Espresso: Roam if you want to: nanoparticles
Highlighted by Northwestern Now: Electron-behaving nanoparticles rock current understanding of matter; also reprinted by PHYS.ORG, Advanced Photon Source Science Highlights, Civil + Structural Engineer, AAAS EurekAlert, etc.
Highlighted by Argonne National Laboratory Press Release: Scientists discover ​”electron equivalents” in colloidal systems; also reprinted by PHYS.ORG, AAAS EurekAlert, Nanowerk News, etc.

14. Interface and Heterostructure Design in Polyelemental Nanoparticles.
Peng-Cheng Chen, Mohan Liu, Jingshan S. Du, Brian Meckes, Shunzhi Wang, Haixin Lin, Vinayak P. Dravid, Chris Wolverton, Chad A. Mirkin.
Science, 2019, 363 (6430), 959−964. [DOI:10.1126/science.aav4302]
Highlighted by Nano Today: Recipe for nanoparticle interfaces revealed
Highlighted by Northwestern Now: New blueprint for understanding, predicting and optimizing complex nanoparticles; also reprinted by Materials Today News, PHYS.ORG, AAAS EurekAlert, ScienceDaily, etc.

13. Catalyst Discovery Through Megalibraries of Nanomaterials.
Edward J. Kluender, James L. Hedrick, Keith A. Brown, Rahul Rao, Brian Meckes, Jingshan S. Du, Liane M. Moreau, Benji Maruyama, Chad A. Mirkin.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2019, 116 (1), 40−45. [DOI:10.1073/pnas.1815358116]
Highlighted by Science News: ‘Megalibraries’ of nanomaterials could speed clean energy and other grand challenge targets
Highlighted by Nature Reviews Chemistry: Printing megalibraries
Highlighted by Northwestern Now: New megalibrary approach proves useful for the rapid discovery of new materials; also reprinted by Materials Today News, PHYS.ORG, AAAS EurekAlert, Nanowerk News, etc.

2018

12. Windowless Observation of Evaporation-Induced Coarsening of Au-Pt Nanoparticles in Polymer Nanoreactors.
Jingshan S. Du, Peng-Cheng Chen, Brian Meckes, Edward J. Kluender, Zhuang Xie, Vinayak P. Dravid, Chad A. Mirkin.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2018, 140 (23), 7213−7221. [DOI:10.1021/jacs.8b03105] [arXiv:1806.00497]
Highlighted by International Institute for Nanotechnology News: Polymer nanoreactors enable windowless in situ electron observation of nanoparticle dynamics in fluids

2017

11. Multistage Transformation and Lattice Fluctuation at AgCl-Ag Interface.
Jingshan S. Du, Jungwon Park, QHwan Kim, Wonho Jhe, Vinayak P. Dravid, Deren Yang, David A. Weitz.
The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2017, 8 (23), 5853−5860. [DOI:10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b02875] [arXiv:1711.04899]

10. Structural Evolution of Three-Component Nanoparticles in Polymer Nanoreactors.
Peng-Cheng Chen, Jingshan S. Du, Brian Meckes, Liliang Huang, Zhuang Xie, James L. Hedrick, Vinayak P. Dravid, Chad A. Mirkin.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2017, 139 (29), 9876−9884. [DOI:10.1021/jacs.7b03163]

9. Solution-Phase Photochemical Nanopatterning Enabled by High-Refractive-Index Beam Pen Arrays.
Zhuang Xie, Pavlo Gordiichuk, Qing-Yuan Lin, Brian Meckes, Peng-Cheng Chen, Lin Sun, Jingshan S. Du, Jinghan Zhu, Yuan Liu, Vinayak P. Dravid, Chad A. Mirkin.
ACS Nano, 2017, 11 (8), 8231−8241. [DOI:10.1021/acsnano.7b03282]
Highlighted by ACS Nano: And There Was Light: Prospects for the Creation of Micro- and Nanostructures through Maskless Photolithography

8. The Structural Fate of Individual Multicomponent Metal-Oxide Nanoparticles in Polymer Nanoreactors.
Jingshan S. Du, Peng-Cheng Chen, Brian Meckes, Zhuang Xie, Jinghan Zhu, Yuan Liu, Vinayak P. Dravid, Chad A. Mirkin.
Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2017, 56 (26), 7625−7629. [DOI:10.1002/anie.201703296] [arXiv:1705.05760]
Angewandte Chemie, 2017, 129 (26), 7733−7737. [DOI:10.1002/ange.201703296]
Corrigendum: Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2018, 57 (21), 5977. [DOI:10.1002/anie.201803189] Angewandte Chemie, 2018, 130 (21), 6085. [DOI:10.1002/ange.201803189]

7. Embedding Ultrafine and High-Content Pt Nanoparticles at Ceria Surface for Enhanced Thermal Stability.
Jingshan S. Du, Ting Bian, Junjie Yu, Yingying Jiang, Xiaowei Wang, Yucong Yan, Yi Jiang, Chuanhong Jin, Hui Zhang, Deren Yang.
Advanced Science, 2017, 4 (9), 1700056. [DOI:10.1002/advs.201700056]

6. Intermetallic Nanocrystals: Syntheses and Catalytic Applications.
Yucong Yan, Jingshan S. Du, Kyle D. Gilroy, Deren Yang, Younan Xia, Hui Zhang.
Advanced Materials, 2017, 29 (14), 1605997. [DOI:10.1002/adma.201605997] [arXiv:1702.08137] (Invited Review)
Correction: Advanced Materials, 2019, 31 (4), 1806746. [DOI:10.1002/adma.201806746]

Prior to 2017

5. Developing an Aqueous Approach for Synthesizing Au and M@Au (M = Pd, CuPt) Hybrid Nanostars with Plasmonic Properties.
Jingshan Du, Junjie Yu, Yalin Xiong, Zhuoqing Lin, Hui Zhang, Deren Yang.
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2015, 17 (2), 1265−1272. [DOI:10.1039/C4CP04757E] [arXiv:1410.8163]

4. Kinetically-Controlled Growth of Cubic and Octahedral Rh-Pd Alloy Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalysts with High Activity and Durability.
Yucong Yan, Fangwei Zhan, Jingshan Du, Yingying Jiang, Chuanhong Jin, Maoshen Fu, Hui Zhang, Deren Yang.
Nanoscale, 2015, 7 (1), 301−307. [DOI:10.1039/c4nr04942j]

3. Facile Synthesis of High-Quality Pt Nanostructures with Controlled Aspect-Ratio for Methanol Electro-Oxidation.
Yi Li, Ting Bian, Jingshan Du, Yalin Xiong, Fangwei Zhan, Hui Zhang, Deren Yang.
CrystEngComm, 2014, 16 (36), 8340−8343. [DOI:10.1039/c4ce00713a]

2. Langmuir Isotherm in Solution Adsorption Experiment.
Jingshan Du.
Research and Exploration in Laboratory, 2014, 33 (10), 207−210. [DOI:10.3969/j.issn.1006-7167.2014.10.049]

1. A Design of a Remote-Control Telescope System for High-School Students.
Jingshan Du, Yanzhi Liu, Shenming Fu, Lan Lin.
Astronomical Research and Technology (PNAOC), 2013, 10 (2), 194−200. [DOI:10.3969/j.issn.1672-7673.2013.02.014] [Front Cover]

Patents and Patent Applications (Published)

4. Structurally modified nanosheets of metal oxides and related methods.
US 2021/0230753. U.S. Patent Application. [Google Patents]

3. Halide perovskite nanocrystal array and its preparation.
WO 2021/188168. International Patent Application (PCT). [Google Patents]

2. Polymer-assisted synthesis of nanoparticles.
US 2020/0310248. U.S. Patent Application. [Google Patents]

1. Device and method for measuring flow rate of fluid.
CN 103063868. China Patent. [Google Patents]

Invited Talks

4. From Making Crystals to Seeing Crystal Evolution: Developing New Imaging Capabilities to Understand Molecular Icing.
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Linus Pauling Seminar, February 24th, 2021. Online Virtual Meeting.

3. Halide Perovskite Nanocrystal Arrays: Multiplexed Synthesis and Side-Dependent Emission.
SPIE Student Seminar Series, August 4th, 2020. Online Virtual Meeting.

2. Accelerating Complex Nanomaterial Discovery Using A Combinatorial Library Approach (Award Address).
43rd International Precious Metals Institute Annual Conference, June 15th−18thth, 2019. Reno, NV, United States.

1. Classical Electron Equivalent Nanoparticles in Metal-like Colloidal Crystals.
36th John E. Hilliard Symposium, Northwestern University, May 16th, 2019. Evanston, IL, United States.

Contributed Presentations

11. Elucidating the Plasmonic Modes in Metal Nanojunctions with Nanoparticle Libraries.
Jingshan S. Du, Charles Cherqui, George C. Schatz, Vinayak P. Dravid, Chad A. Mirkin.
2021 MRS Spring Meeting, April 18th−23th, 2021. Online Virtual Meeting. (Oral talk)
Abstract available in the programming archive: NM05.06.08

10. Multiplexed Nanocrystal Arrays of Halide Perovskites.
Jingshan S. Du, Donghoon Shin, Vinayak P. Dravid, Chad A. Mirkin.
2021 MRS Spring Meeting, April 18th−23th, 2021. Online Virtual Meeting. (Oral talk)
Abstract available in the programming archive: EL02.12.06

9. Microscopy-Based Approaches to Characterizing Analogs of Classical Electrons in Colloidal Crystals Engineered with DNA.
Jingshan S. Du, Shunzhi Wang, Vinayak P. Dravid, Chad A. Mirkin.
Microscopy & Microanalysis 2020, August 3rd−7th, 2020. Online Virtual Meeting. (Oral talk)
Abstract available in Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2020, 26 (S2), 2016−2019. [DOI:10.1017/S1431927620020152]

8. Hierarchically Structured Mixed Oxide Electrodes for Oxygen Evolution Reaction: A Multimodal Electron Microscopy Study.
Jingshan S. Du, Qian Rong, Xinqi Chen, Qingju Liu, Vinayak P. Dravid.
Microscopy & Microanalysis 2020, August 3rd−7th, 2020. Online Virtual Meeting. (Oral talk)
Abstract available in Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2020, 26 (S2), 618−620. [DOI:10.1017/S1431927620015305]

7. Polymer Nanoreactor Approach for Combinatorial Investigation of Complex Nanoparticles.
Jingshan S. Du, Vinayak P. Dravid, Chad A. Mirkin.
Gordon Research Conference & Seminar: Crystal Growth and Assembly, June 22nd−28th, 2019. Manchester, NH, United States. (Poster)

6. Attoliter Polymer Reactors as Combinatorial Tools for Understanding Alloy Nanocrystal Structure−Function Relationship.
Jingshan S. Du, Vinayak P. Dravid, Chad A. Mirkin.
257th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Marth 31st−April 6th, 2019. Orlando, FL, United States. (Oral talk)
Abstract awailable in the programming archive: INOR 1079

5. Site-Specific Polymer Nanoreactors for Studying Complex Nanoparticles Using Correlative Electron Microscopy.
Jingshan S. Du, Peng-Cheng Chen, Vinayak P. Dravid, Chad A. Mirkin.
2018 MRS Spring Meeting, April 2nd−6th, 2018. Phoenix, AZ, United States. (Oral talk)
Abstract available in the programming archive: NM05.02.04

4. Using STEM to Probe the in-situ Dynamics of Multimetallic Nanoparticles Grown in Polymer Nanoreactors.
Jingshan S. Du, Peng-Cheng Chen, Vinayak P. Dravid, Chad A. Mirkin.
Microscopy & Microanalysis 2017, August 6th−10th, 2017. St. Louis, MO, United States. (Oral talk)
Abstract available in Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2017, 23 (S1), 872−873. [DOI:10.1017/S1431927617005025]

3. Multi-Stage Transformation and Lattice Fluctuation at Agcl-Ag Nanoparticle Interface.
Jingshan S. Du, Jungwon Park, QHwan Kim, Vinayak P. Dravid, Deren Yang, David A. Weitz.
253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, April 2nd−6th, 2017. San Francisco, CA, United States. (Oral talk)
Abstract available in the programming archive: COLL 836

2. Surface-Embedded Pt/CeO2 Hybrid Nanostructure with High Catalytic Activity and Thermal Stability.
Jingshan Du, Junjie Yu, Ting Bian, Yi Jiang, Hui Zhang, Deren Yang.
7th National Meeting of Undergraduate Innovation and Entrepreneurship, October 18th−19th, 2014. Xi’an, China. (Oral talk, Outstanding Paper Award)
Highlighted by Zhejiang University Undergraduate School: Students Participated in the Seventh National Meeting of Undergraduate Innovation and Entrepreneurship Won the Outstanding Paper Award

1. Controlled Synthesis of Au and M@Au Nanostars and Their LSPR Properties.
Jingshan Du, Hui Zhang, Deren Yang.
Graduate Joint Forum on Technologies & Sensors, Cyrus Tang Center for Sensor Materials and Applications, Zhejiang University, June 13th, 2014. Hangzhou, China. (Poster)