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2020

33. Xu, Y.; Yao, Y.; Wang, X. Liquid Crystal Polymeric Skins "Sweat" to Provide Real-Time Drug Delivery. Matter 2020, 3, 606-608.

32. Yu, L.; Zhang, W.; Luo, W.; Dupont, R. L.; Xu, Y.; Wang, Y.; Tu, B.; Xu, H.; Wang, X.; Fang, Q.; Yang, Y.; Wang, C.; Wang, C. Molecular Recognition of Human Islet Amyloid Polypeptide Assembly by Selective Oligomerization of Thioflavin-T. Science Advances 2020, 6, eabc1449.

31. Fuster, H. A.; Wang, X.; Wang, X.; Bukusoglu, E.; Spagnolie, S. E.; Abbott, N. L. Programming van der Waals Interactions with Complex Symmetries into Microparticles using Liquid Crystallinity. Science Advances 2020, 6, eabb1327.

30. Zhang, C. T.; Liu, Y.; Wang, X.; Wang, X.; Kolle, S.; Balazs, A. C.; Aizenberg, J. Patterning Non-Equilibrium Morphologies in Stimuli-Responsive Gels Through Topographical Confinement. Soft Matter 2020, 16, 1463-1472.

 

2019

29. Xu, Y.; Yao, Y.; Yu, H.; Shi, B.; Gao, S.; Zhang, L.; Miller, A. L.; Fang, J.-C.; Wang, X.; Huang, K. Nanoparticle-Encapsulated Hollow Porous Polymeric Nanosphere Frameworks as Highly Active and Tunable Size-Selective Catalysts. ACS Macro Letters 2019, 8, 1263-1267.

28. Miao, W.; Yao, Y.; Zhang, Z.; Ma, C.; Li, S.; Tang, J.; Liu, H.; Liu, Z.; Wang, D.; Camburn, M. A.; Fang, J.-C.; Hao, R.; Fang, X.; Zheng, S.; Hu, N.; Wang, X. Micro-/Nano-Voids Guided Two-Stage Film Cracking on Bioinspired Assemblies for High-Performance Electronics. Nature Communications 2019, 10, 3862.

 

PRIOR TO OSU 

2018

27. Yao, Y.; Waters, J. T.; Shneidman, A. V.; Cui, J.; Wang, X.; Mandsberg, N. K.; Li, S.; Balazs, A. C.; Aizenberg, J. Multiresponsive Polymeric Microstructures With Encoded Predetermined and Self-Regulated Deformability. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2018, 115, 12950-12955.

26. Kim, Y.-K.; Wang, X.; Mondkar, P.; Bukusoglu, E.; Abbott, N. L. Self-Reporting and Self-Regulating Liquid Crystals. Nature 2018, 557, 539-544.

 

2017

25. Bukusoglu, E.; Martinez-Gonzalez, J. A.; Wang, X.; Zhou, Y.; de Pablo, J. J.; Abbott, N. L. Strain-Induced Alignment and Phase Behavior of Blue Phase Liquid Crystals Confined to Thin Films. Soft Matter 2017, 13, 8999-9006.

24. Wang, C.; Ma, C. D.; Yeon, H.; Wang, X.; Gellman, S. H.; Abbott, N. L. Non-Additive Interactions Mediated by Water at Chemically Heterogeneous Surfaces: Non-Ionic Polar Groups and Hydrophobic Interactions. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2017, 139, 18536-18544.

23. Wang, X.; Zhou, Y.; Kim, Y.-K.; Miller, D. S.; Zhang, R.; Martinez-Gonzalez, J. A.; Bukusoglu, E.; Zhang, B.; Brown, T. M.; de Pablo, J. J.; Abbott, N. L. Patterned Surface Anchoring of Nematic Droplets at Miscible Liquid—Liquid Interfaces. Soft Matter 2017, 13, 5714-5723.

22. Wang, X.; Bukusoglu, E.; Abbott, N. L. A Practical Guide to the Preparation of Liquid Crystal-Templated Microparticles. Chemistry of Materials 2017, 29, 53-61.

 

2016

21. Wang, X.; Kim, Y.-K.; Bukusoglu, E.; Zhang, B.; Miller, D. S.; Abbott, N. L. Experimental Insights into the Nanostructure of the Cores of Topological Defects in Liquid Crystals. Physical Review Letters 2016, 116, 147801.

20. Bukusoglu, E.; Wang, X.; Zhou, Y.; Martinez-Gonzalez, J. A.; Rahimi, M.; Wang, Q.; de Pablo, J. J.; Abbott, N. L. Positioning Colloids at the Surfaces of Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Droplets. Soft Matter 2016, 12, 8781-8789.

19. Wang, X.; Miller, D. S.; Bukusoglu, E.; de Pablo, J. J.; Abbott, N. L. Topological Defects in Liquid Crystals as Templates for Molecular Self-Assembly. Nature Materials 2016, 15, 106-112.

18. Wang, X.; Bukusoglu, E.; Miller, D. S.; Pantoja, M. A. B.; Xiang, J.; Lavrentovich, O. D.; Abbott, N. L. Synthesis of Optically Complex, Porous and Anisometric Polymeric Microparticles by Templating from Liquid Crystalline Droplets. Advanced Functional Materials 2016, 26, 7343-7351.

17. Zhou, Y.; Bukusoglu, E.; Martinez-Gonzalez, J. A.; Rahimi, M.; Roberts, T.; Zhang, R.; Wang, X.; Abbott, N. L.; de Pablo, J. J. Structural Transitions in Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Droplets. ACS Nano 2016, 10, 6484-6490.

16. Bukusoglu, E.; Pantoja, M. A. B.; Mushenheim, P. C.; Wang, X.; Abbott, N. L. Design of Responsive and Active (Soft) Materials using Liquid Crystals. Annual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 2016, 7, 163-196.

15. Eimura, H.; Miller, D. S.; Wang, X.; Abbott, N. L.; Kato, T. Self-Assembly of Bioconjugated Amphiphilic Mesogens Having Specific Binding Moieties at Aqueous—Liquid Crystal Interfaces. Chemistry of Materials 2016, 28, 1170-1178.

 

2015

14. Wang, X.; Yang, P.; Mondiot, F.; Li, Y.; Miller, D. S.; Chen, Z.; Abbott, N. L. Interfacial Ordering of Thermotropic Liquid Crystals Triggered by the Secondary Structures of Oligopeptides. Chemical Communications 2015, 51, 16844-16847.

13. Rahimi, M.; Roberts, T. F.; Armas-Perez, J. C.; Wang, X.; Bukusoglu, E.; Abbott, N. L.; de Pablo, J. J. Nanoparticle Self-Assembly at the Interface of Liquid Crystal Droplets. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2015, 112, 5297-5302.

12. Bukusoglu, E.; Wang, X.; Martinez-Gonzalez, J. A.; de Pablo, J. J.; Abbott, N. L. Stimuli-Responsive Cubosomes Formed from Blue Phase Liquid Crystals. Advanced Materials 2015, 27, 6892-6898.

11. Carter, M. C. D.; Miller, D. S.; Jennings, J.; Wang, X.; Mahanthappa M. K.; Abbott, N. L.; Lynn, D. M. Synthetic Mimics of Bacterial Lipid A Trigger Optical Transitions in Liquid Crystal Droplets at Pictogram-per-Milliliter Concentrations. Langmuir 2015, 31, 12850-12855.

10. Ma, C. D.; Adamiak, L.; Miller, D. S.; Wang, X.; Gianneschi, N. C.; Abbott N. L. Liquid Crystal Interfaces Programmed with Enzyme-Responsive Polymers and Surfactants. Small 2015, 11, 5747-5751.

 

2014

9. Wang, X.; Miller, D. S.; de Pablo, J. J.; Abbott, N. L. Organized Assemblies of Colloids Formed at the Poles of Micrometer-Sized Droplets of Liquid Crystal. Soft Matter 2014, 10, 8821-8828.

8. Wang, X.; Miller, D. S.; de Pablo, J. J.; Abbott, N. L. Reversible Switching of Liquid Crystalline Order Permits Synthesis of Homogeneous Populations of Dipolar Patchy Microparticles. Advanced Functional Materials 2014, 24, 6219-6226.

7. Miller, D. S.; Wang, X.; Abbott, N. L. Design of Functional Materials Based on Liquid Crystalline Droplets. Chemistry of Materials 2014, 26, 496-506.

 

2013

6. Whitmer, J. K.; Wang, X.; Mondiot, F.; Miller, D. S.; Abbott, N. L.; de Pablo, J. J. Nematic-Field-Driven Positioning of Particles in Liquid Crystal Droplets. Physical Review Letters 2013, 111, 227801.

5. Miller, D. S.; Wang, X.; Buchen, J.; Lavrentovich, O. D.; Abbott, N. L. Analysis of the Internal Configurations of Droplets of Liquid Crystal Using Flow Cytometry. Analytical Chemistry 2013, 85, 10296-10303.

4. Mondiot, F.; Wang, X.; de Pablo, J. J.; Abbott, N. L. Liquid Crystal-Based Emulsions for Synthesis of Spherical and Non-Spherical Particles with Chemical Patches. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2013, 135, 9972-9975.

 

2010

3. Luo, Y.; Wang, X.; Li, B.; Zhu S. Toward Well-Controlled ab Initio RAFT Emulsion Polymerization of Styrene Mediated by 2-(((Dodecylsulfanyl)Carbonothioyl)Sulfanyl)Propanoic Acid. Macromolecules 2010, 44, 221-229.

2. Luo, Y.; Wang, X.; Zhu, Y.; Li, B.; Zhu S. Polystyrene-Block-Poly(n-Butyl Acrylate)-Block-Polystyrene Triblock Copolymer Thermoplastic Elastomer Synthesized via RAFT Emulsion Polymerization. Macromolecules 2010, 43, 7472-7481.

 

2009

1. Wang, X.; Luo, Y.; Li, B.; Zhu S. Ab Initio Batch Emulsion RAFT Polymerization of Styrene Mediated by Poly(Acrylic Acid-b-Styrene) Trithiocarbonate. Macromolecules 2009, 42, 6414-6421.