Publications, Patents, and Book Chapters

  1. X. L. Wu, G. G. Siu and M. J. Stokes, D. L. Fan, Y. Gu, and X. M. Bao, "Blue-emitting-SiC fabricated by annealing C60 coupled on porous silicon", Appl. Phys. Lett. 77, 1294 (2000).
  2. X. L. Wu, S. J. Xiong, D. L. Fan, Y. Gu, and X. M. Bao, "Stabilized electronic state and its luminescence at the surface of oxygen-passivated porous silicon", Phys. Rev. B, 62, R7759 (2000).
  3. Donglei Fan, F. Q. Zhu, I. X. Shao, P. C. Searson, and R. C. Cammarata, "Real time in situ stress evolution investigation of highly textured electrodeposited bismuth thin films", Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 781E (2003).
  4. F. Q. Zhu, D. L. Fan, R.C. Cammarata and C. L. Chien, "Magnetic and magneto-transport properties of electrodeposited magnetic nano-network on laser modified Au surface", J. Appl. Phys. 95, 6989 (2004).
  5. F.Q. Zhu, D. L. Fan, X. C. Zhu, J. G. Zhu, R. C. Cammarata and C. L. Chien, "Arrays of magnetic nanorings with ultrahigh areal densities", Advanced Materials, 16, 2155 (2004).
  6. D. L. Fan, F. Q. Zhu, R. C. Cammarata and C. L. Chien, "Manipulation of nanowires by ac electric fields", Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 4175 (2004).
  7. D. L. Fan, F. Q. Zhu, R. C. Cammarata and C. L. Chien, "Controllable high-speed rotation of metallic nanowires", Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 247208 (2005).
  8. D. L. Fan, F. Q. Zhu, R. C. Cammarata and C. L. Chien, "Nanowire rotation and micromotors", Physics 35, 197 (2006) (Invited paper, in Chinese).
  9. D. L. Fan, R. C. Cammarata and C. L. Chien, "Controlled manipulation of nanoentities in suspension", AIP Conference Proceeding, 1025, 44 (2008) (Invited paper).
  10. D. L. Fan, F. Q. Zhu, R. C. Cammarata and C. L. Chien, "Efficiency of assembling of nanowires in suspension by AC electric fields", Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 223115 (2006) (Cover of the issue).
  11. D. L. Fan, R. C. Cammarata and C. L. Chien, "Precision transport and assembling of nanowires in suspension by electric fields", Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 093115 (2008).

  12. Before 2010
  13. D. L. Fan#, Z. Z. Yin#, R. Cheung, F. Q. Zhu, A. Levchenko, R. C. Cammarata, C. L. Chien and A. Levchenko, "Sub-cellular resolution delivery of a cytokine via precisely manipulated nanowires", Nature Nanotechnology, 5, 545, (2010).(link)
  14. naturenano
  15. D. L. Fan*, F. Q. Zhu, R. C. Cammarata* and C. L. Chien, "Electric Tweezers", Nano Today, 6, 339 (2011) (Invited article).(link)
  16. nanotoday
  17. D. L. Fan*, F. Q. Zhu, X. B. Xu, R. C. Cammarata and C. L. Chien*, "Electronic Properties of Nanoentities Revealed by Mechanical Motion" The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109, 9309–9313 (2012)(link).(direct submission without prearranged editors)
  18. PNAS
  19. X. B. Xu#, Dihan Hasan#,Lei Wang#, Swapnajit Chakravarty, Ray T. Chen, D. L. Fan* and Alan X. Wang*, " Guided-Mode-Resonance-Coupled Plasmonic-Active SiO2 Nanotubes for Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy", Applied Physics Letters, 100, 191114 (2012).(link)
  20. selected for the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology SERSphotnics
  21. Alan X. Wang, Ray T. Chen, and Donglei Fan, Che-Yun-Lin, Xiaobin Xu, Lei Wang,"Ultra-Efficient Nano-Photonic Devices using Hybrid Material Systems for Optical Communication and Sensing ", Avionics, Proceeding of Fiber-Optics and Photonics Conference, IEEE, 11-13 Sept. 83(link) (2012).(invited)
  22. IEEE
  23. X. B. Xu, K. Kim, H. Li, D. L. Fan*, " Ordered Arrays of Raman Nanosensors for Ultrasensitive and Location Predictable Biochemical Detection ", Advanced Materials, 24, 5457 (2012).(link).(Ranked top 40 most accessed articles for August 16 and featured on the backcover of the journal)
  24. nanocapsules
  25. X. B. Xu, M. Wu, M. Asoro, P. Ferreira and D. L. Fan*, "One-Step Hydrothermal Synthesis of Comb-like ZnO Nanostructures ", Crystal Growth and Design, 12, 4829 (2012).(link).
  26. ZnO comb
  27. X. B. Xu, H. Li, Dihan Hasan, R. Ruoff, A. X. Wang and D. L. Fan*, "Near-Field Enhanced Magnetic Plasmonic Bifunctional Nanotubes for Single Cell Bioanalysis", Advanced Functional Materials, 23, 4332-4338 (2013)(link)(featured on the front cover and selected for Wiley-VCH's hot topics).
  28. AFM
  29. K. Kim, F. Q. Zhu, and D. L. Fan*, " Innovative Mechanism for Precision Assembling and Actuation of Arrays of Nanowire Oscillators ", ACS Nano, 7, 3476–3483 (2013) (link).
  30. Nanooscillator
  31. C. Liu, X. B. Xu, Alex Rettie, C. Mullins and D. L. Fan*, " One-step Waferscale Synthesis of 3-D ZnO Nanosuperstructures by Designed Catalysts for Substantial Improvement of Solar Water Oxidation Efficiency ", Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1 , 8111- 8117 (2013) (link) (Featured on the front cover).
  32. AFM
  33. K. Kim#, X. B. Xu#, J. H. Guo# and D. L. Fan*, " Ultrahigh-Speed Rotating Nanoelectromechanical System Devices Assembled from Nanoscale Building Blocks", Nature Communications, 5, 3632 (2014) (link).
  34. nanomotors
  35. X. B. Xu#, C. Liu#, K, Kim, and D. L. Fan*, " Electric-Driven Rotation of Silicon Nanowires and Silicon Nanowire Motors ", Advanced Functional Materials, 24, 4843–4850 (2014) (link).
  36. Si
  37. J. Ning#, X. B. Xu#, C. Liu and D. L. Fan*, " Three-Dimensional Multilevel Porous Thin Graphite Nanosuperstructures for Ni(OH)2-based Energy Storage Devices", Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2, 15768-15773 (2014) (link). (Featured on the inside front cover)
  38. Si
  39. C. Liu, K. Kim and D. L. Fan*, " Location Deterministic Biosensing from Quantum-Dot-Nanowire Assemblies", Applied Physics Letters,105, 083123 (2014) (link).
  40. Si
  41. J. Yang, F. H. Ren, X. Y. Chong, D. L. Fan, S. Chakravarty, Z. Wang, R. T. Chen and A. X. Wang*, "Guided-Mode Resonance Gratings on Indium-Tin-Oxide Thin Film for Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Spectroscopy", Photonics, 1, 380-389 (2014) (link).
  42. Si
  43. X. B. Xu, K. Kim and D. L. Fan*, "Tunable Release of Multiplex Biochemicals by Plasmonically-Active Rotary Nanomotors", Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 54, 2525–2529 (2015) (link).
  44. Si
  45. K. Kim, J. H. Guo, X. B. Xu and D. L. Fan*, " Micromotors with Step-Motor Characteristics by Controlled Magnetic Interactions among Assembled Components", ACS Nano, 9, 548–554 (2015) (link).
  46. Si
  47. H. Yan, S. Chakravarty, Y. Zou, C. Yang, Z. Wang, N. Tang, Z. Wang, D. L. Fan, and R. T. Chen, "On-chip Bandpass Filters for the Multiplexing of High Sensitivity Photonic Crystal Microcavity Bio-sensors ", Applied Physics Letters, 106, 121103 (2015) (link).
  48. Z. Wang, H. Yan, S. Chakravarty, H. Subbaraman, X. C. Xu, D. L. Fan, Alan X. Wang and Ray T. Chen, "Microfluidic Channels with Ultralow Loss Waveguide Crossings for Various Chip-integrated Photonic Sensors", Optics Letters, 40, 1563-1566 (2015) (link).
  49. X. B. Xu, K. Kim, C. Liu and D. L. Fan*, "Fabrication and Robotization of Ultrasensitive Plasmonic Nanosensors for Molecule Detection with Raman Scattering", Sensors, 15, 10422-10451, (2015) (link).(review article).
  50. K. Kim, J. H. Guo, X. B. Xu and D. L. Fan*, "Recent Progress on Man-Made Inorganic Nanomachines", Small, 11, 4037 (2015) (link) (invited review).
  51. J. H. Guo, K. Kim and D. L. Fan*,"Ultra-Durable Rotary Nanomotors Assembled from Nanoentities by Electric Fields", Nanoscale, 7, 11363-11370 (2015) (link).
  52. C. Liu, X. B. Xu and D. L. Fan*, "Electric-Field Enhanced Molecule Detection in Suspension on Assembled Plasmonic Arrays by Raman Spectroscopy", ASME-Journal of Nanotechnology in Engineering and Medicine, 5, 040906, doi:10.1115/1.4030769 (2015) (link).
  53. J. P. Fu and D. L. Fan, "Themed Issue on Nanotechnology for Biology and Biomedical Applications", ASME-Journal of Nanotechnology in Engineering and Medicine, 5, 040201, doi:10.1115/1.4030870 (2015) (link).
  54. W. Lei, X.Y. Zhu and D. L. Fan*, "Rational Fabrication of Arrays of Plasmonic Metal-Quantum Dot Sandwiched Nanodisks with Enhanced Forster Resonance Energy Transfer", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 119, 16230–16238 (2015)(link).
  55. Longjun Li, Chao Liu, Guang He and D. L. Fan, and Arumugam Manthiram, "Design of Hierarchical Pore-in-Pore and Wire-in-Wire Catalysts for Rechargeable Hybrid Li-air Batteries with Ultra-long Cycle Life and High Cell Efficiency", Energy & Environmental Science, 8, 3274- 3282 (2015) doi: 10.1039/C5EE02616D (link).
  56. C. Liu, X. B. Xu, and D. L. Fan*, "Rational Synthesis of Three Dimensional Nanosuperstructures for Applications in Energy Storage and Conversion Devices", IEEE-Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability, PP, 1 (2016) doi:10.1109/TDMR.2015.2514238 (link).(invited review)
  57. Z. Wang, X. C. Xu, D. L. Fan, Y. G. Wang, H. Subbaraman, and R. T. Chen, "Geometrical Tuning Art for Entirely Subwavelength Grating Waveguide based Integrated Photonics Circuits", Scientific Reports, 6, 24106 (2016) (link).
  58. Chenxi Zu, Longjun Li, Jianhe Guo, Shaofei Wang and D. L. Fan, and Arumugam Manthiram, "Understanding the Redox Obstacles in High Sulfur-loading Li-S Batteries and Design of an Advanced Gel Cathode", Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 7, 1392–1399 (2016) (link).
  59. K. Kim, J. H. Guo, Z. X. Liang, F. Q. Zhu and D. L. Fan*, "Rotary Nanomotors: A Review of Recent Development", Nanoscale, 8, 10471- 10490 (2016) (link). (invited review)
  60. Z. Wang, X.C. Xu, D. L. Fan, Y. G. Wang and R. T. Chen, "High quality factor subwavelength grating waveguide micro-ring resonator based on trapezoidal silicon pillars" Optical Letters, 41, 3375-3378 (2016) (link).
  61. K. Kim, Z. X. Liang, M. L. Liu, and D. L. Fan*, "Biobased High-Performance Rotary Micromotors for Individually Reconfigurable Micromachine Arrays and Microfluidic Applications", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9, 6144-6152 (2017) (link).
  62. C. Liu#, Z. Wang#, E. Li, X. Liang, S. Chakravarty, X C. Xu, A. X. Wang*, Ray T. Chen* and D. L. Fan*, "Electrokinetic-Manipulation Integrated Plasmonic-Photonic Hybrid Raman Nanosensors with Dually Enhanced Sensitivity", ACS Sensors, 2, 346–353 (2017) (link) (featured on the front cover).
  63. Weigu Li, Jianhe Guo, and D. L. Fan*, "Three-Dimensional Graphite-Polymer Flexible Strain Sensors with Ultrasensitivity and Durability for Real-Time Human Vital Sign Monitoring and Musical Instrument Education", Advanced Materials Technologies, 2, 1700070 (2017) DOI: 10.1002/admt.201700070 (link). (featured on the front cover)
  64. Jianhe Guo, Andrew Chan, Weigu Li, and D. L. Fan*, "Kirkendall Effect in Creating Three-Dimensional Metal Catalysts for Hierarchically Porous Ultrathin Graphite with Unique Properties", Chemistry of Materials, 29, 4991–4998 (2017) DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b01518 (link).
  65. W. G. Li, X. B. Xu, C. Liu, M. Tekell, J. Ning, J. H. Guo, J. C. Zhang, and D. L. Fan*, "Ultralight and Binder-Free All-Solid-State Flexible Supercapacitors for Powering Wearable Strain Sensors", Advanced Functional Materials, 27, 1702738, (2017) DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201702738 (link) (featured on the inside back cover).
  66. K. Kim, J. H. Guo, Z. X. Liang, and D. L. Fan*, "Artificial Micro/Nanomachines for Bio-applications: Biochemical Delivery and Diagnostic Sensing", Advanced Functional Materials, 28, 1705867 (2018) DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201705867 (Feature Article).
  67. Jianhe Guo, Jeremie J. Gallegos, Ashley R. Tom, and D. L. Fan*, "Electric-Field Guided Precision Manipulation of Catalytic Nanomotors for Cargo Delivery and Powering Nanoelectromechanical Devices", ACS Nano, 12, 1179-1187 (2018) doi: 10.1021/acsnano.7b06824 (link).
  68. Weigu Li, Marshall C Tekell, Chang Liu, Jacob A Hethcock, and D. L. Fan*, "Flexible All-Solid-State Supercapacitors of High Areal Capacitance Enabled by Porous Graphite Foams with Diverging Microtubes", Advanced Functional Materials, DOI:10.1002/adfm.201800601 (2018) (link).
  69. Jianhe Guo and D. L. Fan*, "Electrically Controlled Biochemical Release from Micro/Nanostructures for In-vitro and In-vivo Applications: A Review", ChemNanoMat, DOI: 10.1002/cnma.201800157 (2018) (invited Focus Review).
  70. Jing Liu#, Jianhe Guo#, Guowen Meng and D. L. Fan*, "Superstructural Raman Nanosensors with Integrated Dual Functions for Ultrasensitive Detection and Tunable Release of Molecules", Chemistry of Materials, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b01979 (2018) (link).
  71. Zexi Liang and Donglei Fan*, "Visible-Light-Gated Reconfigurable Rotary Actuation of Electric Nanomotors", Science Advances, 4, eaau0981 (2018). DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aau0981 (link), featured by UT News, Nano Today, Materials Today, IEEE Spectrum, Forbes, ASEE First Bell, Science Daily, Physorg, EurekAlert, and The Daily Texan among numerous news agencies.
  72. Weigu Li, Marshall Tekell, Yun Huang, Max Lau, and Donglei Fan*, "Synergistic High-Rate Solar Steaming and Mercury Removal with MoS2/C @ Polyurethane Composite Sponges", Advanced Energy Materials, 8, 1802108 (2018) DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201802108 (link), featured by The Daily Texan.
  73. Weigu Li, Zheng Li, Karina Bertelsmann, and Donglei Fan*, "Portable Low-Pressure Solar Steaming-Collection Uni-system with Polypyrrole Origamis", Advanced Materials, 31, 1900720 (2019) doi:10.1002/adma.201900720 (link), featured by UT News, UT ME News, PBS TV station, First Bell,, Science Daily, and ECN among many news agencies.
  74. Weigu Li, Yun Huang, Yifei Liu, Marshall Tekell, and Donglei (Emma) Fan*, "Three Dimensional Nanosuperstructures Made of Two-Dimensional Materials by Design: Synthesis, Properties, and Applications", Nano Today doi: 10.1016/j.nantod.2019.100799 (2019) (link ).
  75. Jingang Li, Yaoran Liu, Linhan Lin, Mingsong Wang, Taizhi Jiang, Jianhe Guo, Pavana Siddhartha Kollipara, Yuji Inoue, Donglei (Emma) Fan, Brian A. Korgel, Yuebing Zheng, "Solid-phase optical nanomanipulation via optothermally-gated photon nudging", Nature Communications, 10, 5672 (2019) (link).
  76. Zexi Liang, Daniel Teal, and Donglei (Emma) Fan*,"Light Programmable Micro/Nanomotors with Optically Tunable In-Phase Electric Polarization", Nature Communications, 10, 5275 (2019) (link).
  77. Yun Huang, Zexi Liang, Mohammad Alsoraya, Jianhe Guo and Donglei (Emma) Fan*, "Light Gated Electric Manipulation for Micro/Nanorobotics: A Review", Advanced Intelligent Systems (2019) (invited review).
  78. Glen Kelpa,Joy Lid, Junlan Lu, Nicholas DiNapoli, Robert Delgado, Chao Liu, Donglei (Emma) Fan, Shourya Dutta-Gupta, Gennady Shvets, "Infrared spectroscopy of live cells from a flowing solution using electrically-biased plasmonic metasurfaces", submitted (2019).

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