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Publications Highlight

Publications Highlight

 
I. Books and proceedings edited 
  • Soft Fibrillar Materials: Fabrication and Applications, edited by XY Liu and JL Li, (Viley-VCH, Berlin, 2013). ISBN-10: 352733162X ; ISBN-13: 978-3527331628
  • Bioinspiration: from Nano to Micro Scales, edited by X.Y. Liu, (Springer, New York, 2012). ISBN-10: 1461453038; ISBN-13: 978-1461453031.
  • Nanoscale Structure and Assembly at Solid-Fluid Interfaces Vol. I, edited by X.Y. Liu, and James J. De Yoreo, (Springer, London, 2004).
  • Nanoscale Structure and Assembly at Solid-Fluid Interfaces Vol. II, edited by X.Y. Liu, and James J. De Yoreo, (Springer, London, 2004).
  • Proceedings of The 5th Asia Conference on Crystal Growth and Crystal Technologies, J. Crystal Growth, 362, 1-356 (2013);  Edited by Xiang Yang Liu, Dao Hua Zhang, Christian Kloc and Ann Chow, Elsevier B.V, 2013.
  • Crystallization and Interfacial Processes (Proceedings of ICMAT2001)– Special Issue of International Journal of Modern Physics B, edited by X.Y. Liu, H. Gong and B.H. Chen, World Scientific, 2002.
 
Selected Publications
 
  1. X.Y. Liu*, P. BENNEMA and J.P. van der Eerden: "The rough-flat-rough transition at crystal surfaces", Nature 356, 778 (1992).
  2. X.Y. Liu*, E.S Boek, W.J. Briels and P. BENNEMA: "Prediction of growth morphology of crystals based on interfacial structure analysis", Nature 374, 342-345 (1995).
  3. X.Y. Liu*, P. van Hoof and P. BENNEMA: "Surface roughening of n‑alkane crystals: solvent dependent critical behavior", Phys. Rev. Lett. 71, 109 (1993).
  4. A.P.H.J. Schenning, F.B.G. Benneker, H.P.M. Geurts, X.Y. Liu*, R.J.M. Nolte*, “A facile method for the construction of porphyrins wheels”, J. Am. Chem.Soc. 118, 8549 (1996).
  5. X.Y. Liu, “Effect of Microgravity on Ca Mineral Crystallization and Implications for Osteoporosis in Space” Appl. Phys. Lett. 79, 3539-3542 (2001). Highlighted by Nature Science Update (Nov 12, 2001).
  6. X.Y. Liu*, and P.D. Saw X.Y. Liu*, P.D. Sawant, Wee Beng Tan,  I. B. M. Noor, C. Pramesti, and B. H. Chen, “Creating New Supramolecular Materials by Architecture of Three-Dimensional Nano Crystal Fiber Networks”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 124, 15055-15063 (2002).
  7. ant, “Mechanism of the formation of self-organized micro-structure in functional materials”, Adv. Materials 14, 421-426 (2002).
  8. N. Du, and X.Y. Liu, “Controlled ice nucleation in microsized water droplet”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 81, 445-447 (2002). Highlighted by Nature Physics Portal and Nature Materials Update (July 18, 2002) and MRS Bulletin (E.A. Shack, MRS Bulletin 27, 586 (2002)).
  9. X.Y. Liu*, and P.D. Sawant, “Micro/Nanoengineering of Self-Organized Three-Dimensional Fibrous Structure of Functional Materials”, Angew. Chemie Int. Ed. 41, 3641-3645 (2002).
  10. P. D. Sawant, and X.Y. Liu*, “Formation and Novel Thermo-mechanical Processing of Biocompatible Soft Materials”, Chemistry of Materials 14,  3793-3798 (2002).
  11. X.Y. Liu*, S.W. Lim, “Templating and Supersaturation Driven Anti-Templating: Principles of Biominerals Architecture”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 125,888-995 (2003).
  12. K.-Q. Zhang and X. Y. Liu*, “In situ observation of colloidal monolayer nucleation driven by an alternating electric field”, Nature 429, 739-742 (2004).
  13. C. Strom, X.Y. Liu* and Z.C. Jia, “Ice surface reconstruction as AFP-induced morphological modification mechanism", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127, 428-440 (2005).
  14. Keqin Zhang and X. Y. Liu*, “Two scenarios of the colloidal phase transitions”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 105701-105704 (2006).
  15. Jing Liang Li, X.Y. Liu*, Christina Strom, and J. Y. Xiong, “Engineering of a Supramolecular Functional Material by Architecture of the Micro/nano Structure of Fiber Network”, Adv. Mat. 18, 2574–2578 (2006).
  16. Tian Hui Zhang, X. Y. Liu*, "How Does Transient Amorphous Precursor Template Crystallization", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129, 13520-13526 (2007).
  17. Rong-Guo Xie, and X.Y. Liu*, “Electrically Directed On-Chip Reversible Patterning of Two-Dimensional Tunable Colloidal Structures”, Adv. Func. Mat. 18, 802–809 (2008).
  18. Haibing Xia, X.Y. Liu*, Keqin Zhang, “Nano Architecture by molecular structure-directing agent”, Chemistry of Materials 20, 2432-2434 (2008).
  19. Jiahai Shi, Shixiong Lua, Ning Du, Xiang Yang Liu, Jianxing Song: "Identification, recombinant production and structural characterization of four silk proteins from the Asiatic honeybee Apis cerana", Biomaterials 29, 2820-2828 (2008).
  20. Tian Hui Zhang and Xiang Yang Liu*, "Nucleation: What Happens at the Initial Stage?", Angew. Chemie Int. Ed. 48, 1308-1312 (2009).
  21. Rongguo Xie, Xiang Yang Liu*: "Controllable Epitaxial Crystallization and Reversible Oriented Patterning of Two-Dimensional Colloidal Crystals", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 4976-4982 (2009).
  22. Shaokun Tang, Xiang Yang Liu,* and Christina S. Strom, "Producing Supramolecular Functional Materials Based on Fiber Network Reconstruction", Adv. Fun. Mat. 19, 1-8 (2009).
  23. Jing-Liang Li and Xiang Yang Liu*, "Architecture of Supramolecular Soft Functional Materials: from Understanding to Micro/nano Engineering" (Feature Article), Adv. Fun. Mat., 20, 3196-3216 (2010). (Highlighted as the Frontispiece).
  24. Haihua Pan, Xiang Yang Liu*, Ruikang Tang  and Hongyao Xu, “Mystery of the Transformation from Amorphous Calcium Phosphate to Hydroxyapatite”, Chem. Comm. 46,  7415 – 7417(2010).
  25. X. D. Zhao, H. M. Fan , J. Luo, X. Y. Liu*, J, Ding, B. S. Zou, Y. P. Feng, "Electrically Adjustable, Super Adhesive Force of Superhydrophobic Aligned MnO2 Nanotube Membrane", Adv. Fun. Mat., 21, 184-190 (2011).
  26. Ning Du, Zhen Yang, Xiang Yang Liu*, Yang Li, Hong Yao Xu, "Structural Origin of Strain-Hardening of Spider Silk", Adv. Fun. Mat., 21, 772-778 (2011).
  27. Natalia C. Tansil, Yang Li, Choon Peng Teng, Shuangyuan Zhang, Khin Yin Win, Xing Chen, Xiang Yang Liu, and Ming-Yong Han*, “Intrinsically Colored and Luminescent Silk”, Adv. Mat. 23, 1463–1466 (2011). (Highlighted by Nature Chemistry, Nature Asia Materials (http://www.nature.com/am/journal/2011/201104/full/am201182a.html), Materials Today, Chemical & Engineering News, Chemistry World, Scientific American, New Scientist, RSC Publishing: http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/News/2011/February/15021103.asp (i) http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-03-silkworm-diet-silk-medical-advantages.html;
  28. Natalia C. Tansil, Yang Li, Leng Duei Koh, Teng Choon Peng, Khin Yin Win, Xiang Yang Liu, Ming-Yong Han, “The use of molecular fluorescent markers to monitor absorption and distribution of xenobiotics in a silkworm model”, Biomaterials 32, 9576-9583 (2011, Dec).
  29. Bing Yuan, Jing-Liang Li, Xiang Yang Liu*, Yu-Qiang M and Hong-Yao Xu, “Critical Behavior of Confined Supramolecular Soft Materials in Microscopic Scale”, Chem. Comm. 47, 2793–2795(2011). (Highlighted by RSC publishing: http://blogs.rsc.org/cc/2011/02/23/confining-supramolecular-soft-materials/).
  30. Zhengquan Yan,  Hongyao Xu, Shanyi Guang, Xian Zhao, Weiliu Fan, and Xiang Yang Liu*, “A convenient organic-inorganic hybrid approach toward highly stable squaraine dyes with lessened H-aggregation”, Adv. Fun. Mat. 22, 345-352 (2012).
  31. Naibo Lin, X. Y. Liu,* Ying Ying Diao, Hongyao Xu,  Chunyan Chen, Xinhua Ouyang, Hongzhi Yang, and Wei Ji, “Switching on Fluorescent Emission by Molecular Recognition and Aggregation Dissociation”, Adv. Fun. Mat. 22, 361-368 (2012).
  32. Ying Ying Diao and X. Y. Liu*, “Colloidal Crystallization: Experimental Modeling of General Crystallization and Biomimicking of Structural Color”, Adv. Func. Mat. (Feature article) 22, 1354–1375 (April 10, 2012).
  33. Zhi Lin, Qinqiu Deng , Xiang Yang Liu , and Daiwen Yang, "Engineered Large Spider Eggcase Silk Protein for Strong Artificial Fibers", Adv. Mat. 25, 1216–1220 (2013).
  34. Hui Wang, Xiang Yang Liu*, Yon Jin Chuah, James C. H. Goh, Jing Liang Li, Hongyao Xu, "Design and engineering of silk fibroin scaffolds with biomimetic hierarchical structures",  Chem. Comm. 49, 2013 (1431-1433).
  35. Ying Ying Diao, Xiang Yang Liu*, Guoyang William Toh, Lei Shi and Jian Zi, "Multiple Structural Coloring of  Silk Fibroin Photonic Crystals and  Humidity Responsive Color Sensing", Adv. Func. Mat. 23,  2013(5373–5380).
  36. TH Zhang, XY Liu, “Experimental Modelling of Single-Particle Dynamic Process in Crystallization by Controlled Colloidal Assembly”, Chem. Soc. Rev. 2014, 10.1039/C3CS60398A.