Publications

At 2018

(32) Zhang K., Liu P., Wang W-J., Li B-G., Liu W., Zhu S., Preparation of Comb-Shaped Polyolefin Elastomers Having Ethylene/1-Octene Copolymer Backbone and Long Chain Polyethylene Branches via a Tandem Metallocene Catalyst System. Macromolecules 2018, 51 (21), 8790-8799.

(31) Liu, P.; Liu, A. T.; Kozawa, D.; Dong, J.; Saccone, M.; Koman, V. B.; Wang, S.; Son, Y.; Wong, M. H.; Strano, M. S. Autoperforation of 2D Materials for Generating Two Terminal Memresistive Janus Particles. Nat. Mater. 2018, 17, 1005 (Selected as the cover article of this issue ).

(30) Moran J. L., Cottrill A. L., Benck J. D.; Liu P.; Yuan Z., Strano M. S., J. Buongiorno, “Noble-Gas-Infused Neoprene Closed-Cell Foams Achieving Ultra-Low Thermal Conductivity Fabrics”, RSC Advances,2018,  DOI: 10.1039/c8ra04037k.

(29) Liu, P.; Koman, V. B.; Kozawa, D.; Strano M. S.  Materials Design for Robotic Platforms Enabling Unique Mechanisms of Projectile Protection, Robotic Systems and Autonomous Platforms, book, 2019, 493-521, doi: 10.1016/B978-0-08-102260-3.00019-6.

(28) Yang J. F., Liu P., Koman V. B., Liu A. T., Strano M. S., Synthetic Cells: Colloidal-sized state machines, Robotic Systems and Autonomous Platforms, 361-386.

(27) Liu AT, Zhang G , AL Cottrill, Y Kunai, A Kaplan, P Liu, VB Koman, … Direct Electricity Generation Mediated by Molecular Interactions with Low Dimensional Carbon Materials—A Mechanistic Perspective. Advanced Energy Materials 2018, 1802212.

(26) AL Cottrill, AT Liu, Y Kunai, VB Koman, A Kaplan, SG Mahajan, P Liu, Ultra-high thermal effusivity materials for resonant ambient thermal energy harvesting. Nature Communications 2018, 9 (1), 664

(25) Koman, V. B.; Liu P., T.; Kozawa D.; Liu, A.; Cottrill L. A.; Son, Y.;  Lebron A. J.; Strano S. M.  Colloidal, Nanoelectronic State Machines Based on 2D Materials for Aerosolizable Electronics, Nat. Nanotechnol.  2018, 13, 819.. 

(24) Yeong K. Seon.; Giraldo J. P.; Lew. T. S. Tedrick.; Wong M. H.; Liu P.; Yun Jung Yang, Koman, V. B.; McGee K. Melissa.; Olsen, D. B.; Strano. S. M.  Polymethacrylamide and Carbon Composites that Grow, Strengthen and Self–Repair using Ambient Carbon Dioxide Fixation, Advanced Materials 2018, 30 (46), 1804037.

(23) Liu, P.; Cottrill, A. L.; Kozawa, D.; Koman, V. B.; Kaplan, Liu, A. T.; Tran, T.; Wong, M. H.; Strano, M. S. Emerging trends in 2D nanotechnology that are redefining our understanding of Nanocomposites. Nano Today, 201821, 18.

(22)Zhang Y, Liu P*, Li BG, Wang WJ*.; CO2-Triggered Recoverable Metal Catalyst Nanoreactors using Unimolecular Core–Shell Star Copolymers as Carriers. ACS Applied Nano Materials 2018, 1 (3), 1280-1290.

At 2017            

(21) Cottrill, A. L.; Liu, A. T.; Kunai, Y.; Koman, V. B.; Kaplan, A.; Mahajan, S. G.; Liu, P.; Toland, A. R.; Strano, M. S. Ultra-High Thermal Effusivity Materials for Resonant, Ambient Thermal Energy Harvesting. Nat. Comm. 2017, 9, 664.

(20) Kunai, Y.; Liu, A. T.; Cottrill, A. L.; Koman, V. B.; Liu, P.; Kozawa, D.; Gong, X.; Strano, M. S., Observation of the Marcus Inverted Region of Electron Transfer from Asymmetric Chemical Doping of Pristine (n, m) Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. ‎J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b04314.

(19) Wang, S.; Cottrill, A. L.; Kunai, Y.; Toland, A. R.; Liu, P.; Wang, W.-J.; Strano, M. S., Microscale solid-state thermal diodes enabling ambient temperature thermal circuits for energy applications. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, 19, 13172.

At 2016

(18) Liu, P.; Jin, Z.; Katsukis, G.; Drahushuk, L. W.; Shimizu, S.; Shih, C.-J.; Wetzel, E. D.; Taggart-Scarff, J. K.; Qing, B.; Van Vliet, K. J., Layered and scrolled nanocomposites with aligned semi-infinite graphene inclusions at the platelet limit. Science 2016, 353, 364.

(17) Wong, M. H.; Giraldo, J. P.; Kwak, S.-Y.; Koman, V. B.; Sinclair, R.; Lew, T. T. S.; Bisker, G.; Liu, P.; Strano, M. S., Nitroaromatic detection and infrared communication from wild-type plants using plant nanobionics. Nat. Mater. 2016, 16, 264.

(16) Liu, P.; Strano, M. S., Toward Ambient Armor: Can New Materials Change Longstanding Concepts of Projectile Protection? Adv. Funct. Mater. 2016, 26, 943.

(15)  Liu, A. T.; Kunai, Y.; Liu, P.; Kaplan, A.; Cottrill, A. L.; Smith-Dell, J. S.; Strano, M. S. Electrical Energy Gene-ration via Reversible Chemical Doping on Carbon Nanotube Fibers. Adv. Mater. 201628, 9752.

(14)  Son, Y.; Li, M.-Y.; Cheng, C.-C.; Wei, K.-H.; Liu, P.; Wang, Q. H.; Li, L.-J.; Strano, M. S., Observation of switchable photoresponse of a monolayer WSe2–MoS2 lateral heterostructure via photocurrent spectral atomic force microscopic imaging. Nano Lett. 201616, 3571.

(13) Liu, P.; Liu, W.; Wang, W. J.; Li, B. G.; Zhu, S., A Comprehensive Review on Controlled Synthesis of Long‐Chain Branched Polyolefins: Part 1, Single Catalyst Systems. Macromol. React. Eng. 2016,10, 156.

(12) Liu, W.; Liu, P.; Wang, W.-J.; Li, B.-G.; Zhu, S., A Comprehensive Review on Controlled Synthesis of Long-Chain-Branched Polyolefins: Part 2, Multiple Catalyst Systems and Prepolymer Modification. Macromol. React. Eng. 201610, 180.

(11) Liu, P.; Liu, W.; Wang, W. J.; Li, B. G.; Zhu, S., A Comprehensive Review on Controlled Synthesis of Long‐Chain Branched Polyolefins: Part 3, Characterization of Long‐Chain Branched Polymers. Macromolecular Reaction Engineering 2016, 10.1002/mren.201600012.

Before 2015

(10) Wang, S.; Liu, P.; Wang, W.-J.; Zhang, Z.; Li, B.-G., Hyperbranched polyethylene-supported L-proline: a highly selective and recyclable organocatalyst for asymmetric aldol reactions. Catal. Sci. Technol. 20155, 3798.

(09) Wei, Y.; Liu, P.; Wang, W.-J.; Li, B.-G.; Zhu, S., Well-controlled and stable emulsion ATRP of MMA with low surfactant concentration using surfactant–ligand design as the copper capture agent. Polym. Chem. 2015, 6 (15), 2837.

(08) Liu, P.; Lu, W.; Wang, W.-J.; Li, B.-G.; Zhu, S., Highly CO2/N2-switchable zwitterionic surfactant for Pickering emulsions at ambient temperature. Langmuir 2014, 30, 10248.

(07)  Liu, P.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, W.-J.; Li, B.-G.; Zhu, S., CO2-triggered fast micellization of a liposoluble star copolymer in water. Green Mater. 2014, 2, 82.

(06) Liu, P.; Ye, Z.; Wang, W.-J.; Li, B.-G., Synthesis of polyethylene and polystyrene miktoarm star copolymers using an “in–out” strategy. Polym. Chem. 2014, 5, 5443.

(05) Liu, P.; Dong, Z.; Ye, Z.; Wang, W.-J.; Li, B.-G., A conveniently synthesized polyethylene gel encapsulating palladium nanoparticles as a reusable high-performance catalyst for Heck and Suzuki coupling reactions. J. Mater. Chem. A2013, 1, 15469.

(04) Liu, P.; Ye, Z.; Wang, W.-J.; Li, B.-G., Hyperbranched Polyethylenes Encapsulating Self-Supported Palladium (II) Species as Efficient and Recyclable Catalysts for Heck Reaction. Macromolecules 2012, 46, 72.

(03) Liu, P.; Lu, W.; Wang, W.-J.; Li, B.-G.; Ye, Z.; Zhu, S., Synthesis and Characterization of PE-b-POEGMA Copolymers Prepared by Linear/Hyperbranched Telechelic Polyethylene-Initiated ATRP of Oligo(ethylene glycol) Methacrylates. In Progress in controlled radical polymerization: mechanisms and techniques, American Chemical Society: 2012; Vol. 4, 39.             

(02) Liu, P.; Landry, E.; Ye, Z.; Joly, H.; Wang, W.-J.; Li, B.-G., “Arm-first” synthesis of core-cross-linked multiarm star polyethylenes by coupling palladium-catalyzed ethylene “living” polymerization with atom-transfer radical polymerization. Macromolecules 2011, 44, 4125.

(01) Wang, W. J.; Liu, P.; Li, B. G.; Zhu, S., One‐step synthesis of hyperbranched polyethylene macroinitiator and its block copolymers with methyl methacrylate or styrene via ATRP J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 201048, 3024.