Selected Publications


  1. W. Guo, A. Johnston-Peck, Y. Zhang, Y. Hu, J. Huang, W. D. Wei, Cooperation of Hot Holes and Surface Adsorbates in Plasmon-Driven Anisotropic Growth of Gold Nanostars, Journal of the American Chemical Society , 142,10921-10925 (2020).
  2. Y. Zhang, Y. Zhang, W. Guo, A. Aponick, Y. Hu, X. Song, W. D. Wei, Modulating Multi-Hole Reaction Pathways for Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation on Gold Nanocatalysts, Energy & Environmental Science , 13,1501-1508 (2020).
  3. J. Huang, S. He, J. L. Goodsell, J. R. Mulcahy, W. Guo, A. Angerhofer, W. D. Wei, Manipulating Atomic Structures at the Au/TiO2 Interface for O2 Acitvation, Journal of the American Chemical Society ,142,6456-6460 (2020).
  4. S. He, J. Huang, J. L. Goodsell, A. Angerhofer, W. D. Wei, Plasmonic Nickel-TiO2 Heterostructures for Visible-Light-Driven Photochemical Reaction, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 58,1-5 (2019).
  5. S. He, J. S. DuChene, J. Qiu, Puretzky A. Alexander, Z. Gai, W. D. Wei, Persistent Photomagnetism in Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles, Advanced Electronic. Materials. 4, 1700661 (2018).
  6. Y. Zhang, S.He, W. Guo, Y. Hu, J. Huang, J. R. Mulcahy, W. D. Wei, Surface-Plasmon-Driven Hot Electron Photochemistry, Chemical Review, 118, 2927 (2018).
  7. Y. Zhai, J.S. DuChene, Y. Wang, J. Qiu, A. C. Johnston-Peck, B. You, W. Guo, B. DiCiaccio, K. Qian, E. W. Zhao, F. Ooi, D. Hu, D. Su, E. A. Stach, Z. Zhu, W. D. Wei, Polyvinylpyrrolidone-induced anisotropic growth of gold nanoprisms in plasmon-driven synthesis, Nature Materials, 15, 889 (2016).
  8. J.S. DuChene, B. P. Williams, A. C Johnston‐Peck, J. Qiu, M. Gomes, M. Amilhau, D. Bejleri, J. Weng, Dong Su, F. Huo, E. A Stach, W. D. Wei, Elucidating the Sole Contribution from Electromagnetic Near‐Fields in Plasmon‐Enhanced Cu2O Photocathodes, Advanced Energy Materials, 6, 1501250 (2016).
  9. J.S. Duchene, B. C. Sweeny, A. C. Johnston-Peck, D. Su, E. A. Stach and W. D. Wei, Prolonged Hot Electron Dynamics in Plasmonic-Metal/Semiconductor (Au/TiO2) Heterostructures, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 53, 7887 (2014).
  10. K. Qian, B. C. Sweeny, A. C. Johnston-Peck, W. Niu, J. O. Graham, Y. Wang, M. H. Engelhard, D. Su, E. A. Stach and W. D. Wei, Surface Plasmon-Driven Water Reduction: Gold Nanoparticle Size Matters, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136, 9842 (2014).
  11. Y. Wang, J. S. DuChene, F. Huo and W. D. Wei, An in situ approach for facile fabrication of robust and scalable SERS substrates Nanoscale, 6, 7232 (2014).
  12. Lu, S. Li, Z. Guo, B. G. Hauser, O. K. Farha, B. G. Hauser, X. Qi, Y. Wang, X. Wang, S. Han, X. Liu, J. S. DuChene, H. Zhang, Q. Zhang, X. Chen, J. Ma, S. C. J. Loo, W. D. Wei, Y. Yang, J. T. Hupp, and F. Huo, Imparting Functionality to a Metal-Organic Framework Material by Controlled Nanoparticle Encapsulation, Nature Chemistry, 4, 310 (2012).
  13. J.Qiu, Y. Wu, Y. Wang, M. H Engelhard, L. McElwee-White, W. D. Wei, Surface Plasmon Mediated Chemical Solution Deposition of Gold Nanoparticles on a Nanostructured Silver Surface at Room Temperature, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 135, 38 (2012).