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  1. J. Matsuura, A. Sheelam, Y. Zhang*, “Tandem supported, high metal-loading, non-PGM electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction,” APL Energy 2, 026103 (2024). [LINK]
  2. L. K. S. Bonagiri, Z. Wang, S. Zhou, Y. Zhang*, “Precise surface profiling at the nanoscale enabled by deep learning,” Nano Letters 24, 2589–2595 (2024). [LINK]
  3. L. K. S. Bonagiri, K. S. Panse, S. Zhou, H. Wu, N. R. Aluru, Y. Zhang*, “Real-space charge density profiling of electrode–electrolyte interfaces with angstrom depth resolution,” ACS Nano 16, 19594–19604 (2022). [LINK]
  4. K. S. Panse, H. Wu, S. Zhou, F. Zhao, N. R. Aluru*, Y. Zhang*, “Innermost ion association configuration is a key structural descriptor of ionic liquids at electrified interfaces,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 13, 9464–9472 (2022). [LINK]
  5. J. Kim, F. Zhao, S. Zhou, K. S. Panse, Y. Zhang*, “Spectroscopic investigation of the structure of a pyrrolidinium-based ionic liquid at electrified interfaces,” The Journal of Chemical Physics 156, 114701 (2022). (journal cover) [LINK]
  6. J. Sklenar†*, Y. Zhang†, M. B. Jungfleisch, Y. Kim, Y. Xiao, G. J. MacDougall, M. J. Gilbert, A. Hoffmann, P. Schiffer, N. Mason, “Proximity-induced anisotropic magnetoresistance in magnetized topological insulators,” Applied Physics Letters 118, 232402 (2021). [LINK] [PDF]
  7. F. Zhao, S. Zhou, Y. Zhang*, “Ultrasensitive detection of hydrogen peroxide using Bi2Te3 electrochemical sensors,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 13, 4761–4767 (2021). [LINK] [PDF]
  8. S. Zhou†, K. S. Panse†, M. H. Motevaselian†, N. R. Aluru*, Y. Zhang*, “Three-dimensional molecular mapping of ionic liquids at electrified interfaces,” ACS Nano 14, 17515–17523 (2020). [LINK] [PDF]
  9. Y. Zhang*, Y. Kim, M. J. Gilbert, N. Mason, “Magnetotransport in a strain superlattice of graphene,” Applied Physics Letters 115, 143508 (2019). [LINK] [PDF]
  10. K. S. Panse†, S. Zhou†, Y. Zhang*, “3D mapping of the structural transitions in wrinkled 2D membranes: implications for reconfigurable electronics, memristors, and bio-electronic interfaces,” ACS Applied Nano Materials 2, 5779–5786 (2019). [LINK] [PDF]
  11. Y. Zhang*, J. Kang, O. Pluchery*, L. Caillard, Y. J. Chabal, L.-W. Wang, J. Fernandez Sanz, M. Salmeron*, “Nanoimaging of organic charge retention effects: implications for nonvolatile memory, neuromorphic computing, and high dielectric breakdown devices,” ACS Applied Nano Materials 2, 4711–4716 (2019). [LINK] [PDF]
  12. Y. Zhang*, Y. Kim, M. J. Gilbert, N. Mason*, “Electronic transport in a two-dimensional superlattice engineered via self-assembled nanostructures,” npj 2D Materials and Applications 2, 31 (2018). [LINK] [PDF]
  13. Y. Zhang, M. Heiranian, B. Janicek, Z. Budrikis, S. Zapperi, P. Y. Huang, H. T. Johnson, N. R. Aluru, J. W. Lyding, N. Mason*, “Strain modulation of graphene by nanoscale substrate curvatures: a molecular view,” Nano Letters 18, 2098–2104 (2018). [LINK] [PDF]
  14. A. P. Alivisatos, M. B. Salmeron, Y. Zhang, D. J. Hellebusch, “Photodetectors exploiting electrostatic trapping and percolation transport,” U.S. Patent, Publication number: US20170148938 A1, Filing date: Nov 23, 2016, Publication date: May 25, 2017. [LINK] [PDF]
  15. N. J. Borys*, E. S. Barnard, S. Gao, K. Yao, W. Bao, A. Buyanin, Y. Zhang, S. Tongay, C. Ko, J. Suh, A. Weber-Bargioni, J. Wu, L. Yang, P. J. Schuck*, “Anomalous above-gap photoexcitations and optical signatures of localized charge puddles in monolayer molybdenum disulfide,” ACS Nano 11, 2115–2123 (2017). [LINK][PDF]
  16. Y. Zhang†, D. J. Hellebusch†, N. D. Bronstein, C. Ko, D. F. Ogletree, M. Salmeron*, A. P. Alivisatos*, “Ultrasensitive photodetectors exploiting electrostatic trapping and percolation transport,” Nature Communications 7, 11924 (2016). [LINK] [PDF]
  17. M. Muñoz-Rojo†, Y. Zhang†, C. V. Manzano, R. Alvaro, J. Gooth, M. Salmeron, M. S. Martin-Gonzalez*, “Spatial potential ripples of azimuthal surface modes in topological insulator Bi2Te3 nanowires,” Scientific Reports 6, 19014 (2016). [LINK] [PDF]
  18. O. Pluchery*, L. Caillard, A. Rynder, F. Rochet, Y. Zhang, M. Salmeron and Y. J. Chabal, “Single charge electronics with gold nanoparticles and organic monolayers,” MRS Proceedings 1817, imrc2015abs032 (2016). [LINK]
  19. O. Pluchery*, Y. Zhang, R. Benbalagh, L. Caillard, J.-J. Gallet, F. Bournel, A.-F. Lamic-Humblot, M. Salmeron, Y. J. Chabal, F. Rochet, “Static and dynamic electronic characterization of organic monolayers grafted on a silicon surface,” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 18, 3675–3684 (2016). [LINK] [PDF]
  20. Y. Zhang†, D. Zherebetskyy†, N. D. Bronstein, S. Barja, L. Lichtenstein, A. P. Alivisatos, L.-W. Wang, M. Salmeron*, “Molecular oxygen induced in-gap states in PbS quantum dots,” ACS Nano 9, 10445–10452 (2015). [LINK] [PDF]
  21. Y. Zhang, Q. Chen, A. P. Alivisatos, M. Salmeron*, “Dynamic charge carrier trapping in quantum dot field effect transistors,” Nano Letters 15, 4657–4663 (2015). [LINK] [PDF]
  22. Y. Zhang, D. Zherebetskyy, N. D. Bronstein, S. Barja, L. Lichtenstein, D. Schuppisser, L.-W. Wang, A. P. Alivisatos, M. Salmeron*, “Charge percolation pathways guided by defects in quantum dot solids,” Nano Letters 15, 3249–3253 (2015). [LINK] [PDF]
  23. Y. Zhang, O. Pluchery, L. Caillard, S. Sattayaporn, A.-F. Lamic-Humblot, S. Casale, Y. Chabal, M. Salmeron*, “Sensing the charge state of single gold nanoparticles via work function measurements,” Nano Letters 15, 51–55 (2015). [LINK] [PDF]
  24. W. Bao, N. J. Borys, C. Ko, J. Suh, W. Fan, A. Thron, Y. Zhang, A. Buyanin, J. Zhang, S. Cabrini, P. D. Ashby, A. Weber-Bargioni, S. Tongay, S. Aloni, D. F. Ogletree, J. Wu, M. B. Salmeron, P. J. Schuck*, “Visualizing nanoscale excitonic relaxation properties of disordered edges and grain boundaries in monolayer molybdenum disulfide,” Nature Communications 6, 7993 (2015). [LINK] [PDF]
  25. D. Zherebetskyy, Y. Zhang, M. Salmeron, L.-W. Wang*, “Tolerance of intrinsic defects in PbS quantum dots,” Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 6, 4711–4716 (2015). [LINK] [PDF]
  26. D. Zherebetskyy, M. Scheele, Y. Zhang, C. Thompson, N. Bronstein, D. Britt, M. Salmeron, A. P. Alivisatos, L.-W. Wang*, “Hydroxylation of the surface of PbS nanocrystals passivated with oleic acid,” Science 344, 1380–1384 (2014). [LINK] [PDF]
  27. Y. Zhang, D. Ziegler, M. Salmeron*, “Charge trapping states at the SiO2-oligothiophene monolayer interface in field effect transistors studied by Kelvin probe force microscopy,” ACS Nano 7, 8258–8265 (2013). [LINK] [PDF]
  28. Y. Zhang, R. Zhang, Q. Wang, Z. Zhang, H. Zhu, J. Liu, F. Song*, S. Lin, E. Y. B. Pun, “Fluorescence enhancement of quantum emitters with different energy systems near a single spherical metal nanoparticle,” Optics Express 18, 4316–4328 (2010). [LINK] [PDF]
  29. Y. Zhang, R. Zhang, Z. Zhang, H. Zhu, F. Song*, “Surface polariton generation and fluorescence enhancement using a superlens,” Journal of the Optical Society of America B 26, 2337–2341 (2009). [LINK] [PDF]
  30. Y. Xu*, B. Wu, Y. Zhang, Z. Liu, H. Sun, D. Di, “Discrimination between neutrino events and backgrounds using pulse shape information in reactor neutrino experiments,” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A 610, 590–596 (2009). [LINK] [PDF]