C. Zhu, A. Chortos, Y. Wang, R. Pfattner, T. Lei, A. C. Hinckley, I. Pochorovski, X. Yan, J. W.-F. To, J. Oh, J. B.-H. Tok, Z. Bao, B. Murmann. “Stretchable Temperature-Sensing Circuits with Strain Suppression Based on Carbon Nanotube Transistors.” Nat. Electronics 2018, 1, 183–190. (Highlighted on Nature Electronics) [Link]




Y. Wang, C. Zhu, R. Pfattner, H. Yan, L. Jin, S. Chen, F. Molina-Lopez, F. Lissel, J. Liu, N. Rabiah, J. W. Chung, C. Linder, B. Murmann, M. Toney, Z. Bao. “A Highly Conductive and Stretchable Polymer.” Sci. Adv., 2017, 3, 3, e1602076. (Highlighted on Stanford Report) [Link]


2016 and Prior


R. S. Jordan*, Y. Wang*, R. D. McCurdy, M. T. Yeung, K. L. Marsh, S. I. Khan, R. B. Kaner, Y. Rubin, “Synthesis of Graphene Nanoribbons via the Topochemical Polymerization and Subsequent Aromatization of a Diacetylene Precursor.” Chem 2016, 1, 78-90. (Highlighted on UCLA News Room) [Link]
(* Equal contribution)



M. T. Yeung, J. Lei, R. Mohammadi, C. L. Turner, Y. Wang, S. H. Tolbert, R. B. Kaner, “Superhard Monoborides: Hardness Enhancement through Alloying in W1−xTaxB.” Adv. Mater. 2016, 28, 32, 6993-6998. [Link]



Y. Wang, J. A. Torres, A. Z. Stieg, S. Jiang, M. T. Yeung, Y. Rubin, S. Chaudhuri , X. Duan, R. B. Kaner. “Graphene-Assisted Solution Growth of Vertically-Oriented Organic Semiconducting Single Crystals.” ACS Nano 2015, 9 (10) 9486-9496. (Highlighted on ACS Nano, ACS Nano Podcast, Materials Today, Women in Nanoscience, UCLA News Room) [Link]



J. Y. Hwang, M. F. El-Kady, Y. Wang, L. Wang, Y. Shao, J. M. Ko, R. B. Kaner. “In-situ One-Step Direct Laser Scribing of Graphene/RuO2 Nanocomposite Electrodes for High-Performance Hybrid Electrochemical Capacitors.” Nano Energy 2015, 18, 57- 70. [Link]



A. Pendashteh, S. E. Moosavifard, M. S. Rahmanifar, Y. Wang, M. F. El-Kady, R. B. Kaner, M. F. Mousavi. “Highly Ordered Mesoporous CuCo2O4 Nanowires, a Promising Solution for High- Performance Supercapacitors.” Chem. Mater. 2015, 27, 11, 3919- 3926. [Link]



Y. Wang, X. N. Guan, C.-Y. Wu, M.-T. Chen, H.-H. Hsieh, H. D. Tran, S.-C. Huang, R. B. Kaner. “Processable Colloidal Dispersions of Polyaniline-Based Copolymers for Transparent Electrodes.” Polym. Chem. 2013, 4, 17, 4814-4820. [Link]



G. Mariani*, Y. Wang*, P.-S. Wong, A. Lech, J. Shapiro, S. Prikhodko, M. El-Kady, R. B. Kaner, D. L. Huffaker. “Three- Dimensional Core-Shell Hybrid Solar Cells via Controlled In-Situ Materials Engineering.” Nano Lett. 2012, 12, 7, 3581-3586. [Link]
(* Equal contribution)



Y. Wang, J. Liu, M. Mecklenburg, H. D. Tran, X. N. Guan, B. C. Regan, D. C. Martin, R. B. Kaner. “Morphological and Dimensional Control via Hierarchical Assembly of Doped Oligoaniline Single Crystals.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 22, 9251-9262. [Link]



V. Strong, S. Dubin, M. El-Kady, A. Lech, Y. Wang, B. H. Weiller, R. B. Kaner. “Patterning and Electronic Tuning of Laser Scribed Graphene for Flexible All-Carbon Devices.” ACS Nano, 2012, 6, 2, 1395-1403. [Link]



Y. Z. Liao, V. Strong, Y. Wang, X.-G. Li, X. Wang, R. B. Kaner. “Oligotriphenylene Nanofiber Sensors for Detection of Nitrobased Explosives.” Adv. Funct. Mater. 2012, 22, 4, 726-735. [Link]



V. Strong, Y. Wang, A. Patatanyan, P. G. Whitten, G. M. Spinks, G. G. Wallace, R. B. Kaner. “Direct Sub-Micrometer Patterning of Nanostructured Conducting Polymer Films via a Low-Energy Infrared Laser.” Nano Lett. 2011, 11, 8, 3128–3135. (Highlighted on, MRS Bulletin, Photonics Spectra) [Link]



Z. D. Zujovic, Y. Wang, G. A. Bowmaker, R. B. Kaner. “ Structure of Ultra-long Polyaniline Nanofibers Using Initiators.” Macromolecules 2011, 44, 8, 2735-2742. [Link]



H. D. Tran, J. M. D’Arcy, Y. Wang, P. Beltramo, V. Strong, R. B. Kaner. “The Oxidation of Aniline to Produce “Polyaniline”: A Process Yielding Many Different Nanoscale Structures.” J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 3534-3550. (Highlighted on Journal of Materials Chemistry Blog) [Link]



Y. Wang, H. D. Tran, R. B. Kaner. “Applications of Oligomers for Nanostructured Conducting Polymers.” Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2011, 32, 35-49. (Highlighted on Materials Views) [Link]



Y. Wang, H. D. Tran, L. Liao, X. Duan, R. B. Kaner. “Nanoscale Morphology, Dimensionality Control and Electrical Properties of Oligoanilines.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 10365-10373. [Link]



Y. Qu, L. Liao, R. Cheng, Y. Wang, Y.-C. Lin, Y. Huang, X. Duan. “Rational Design and Synthesis of Freestanding Photoelectric Nanodevices as Highly Efficient Photocatalysts.” Nano Lett. 2010, 10, 1941-1949. (Highlighted on C&E News, Nanotimes) [Link]



Y. Wang, H. D. Tran, R. B. Kaner. “Template-free Growth of Aligned Bundles of Conducting Polymer Nanowires.” J. Phys. Chem. C 2009, 113, 24, 10347-10349. [Link]



Y. Wang, P. Dea. “Interaction of 1-Propanol and 2-Propanol with Dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine Bilayer: a Calorimetric Study.” J. Chem. Eng. Data 2009, 54, 1647-1651. [Link]



H. D. Tran, Y. Wang, J. M. D’Arcy, R. B. Kaner. “Toward an Understanding of the Formation of Conducting Polymer Nanofibers.” ACS Nano 2008, 2, 1841-1848. [Link]



H. D. Tran, I. Norris, J. M. D’Arcy, H. Tsang, Y. Wang, B. R. Mattes, R. B. Kaner. “Substituted Polyaniline Nanofibers Produced via Rapid Initiated Polymerization.” Macromolecules 2008, 41, 7405-7410. [Link]

Book Chapters


G. Mariani, Y. Wang, R. B. Kaner, D. L. Huffaker. “Hybrid Solar Cells: Materials, Morphologies, and Interfaces.” High Efficiency Solar Cells: Physics, Materials and Devices. X. Wang, Z. M. Wang. Eds.; Springer. 2014; pp 357-387.


Conference Proceedings


Y. Wang, H. D. Tran, J. Liu, D. C. Martin, R. B. Kaner. “Oligoaniline Crystals: Morphology Control, Hierarchical Assembly and Structure-Property Relationships.” MRS Proceedings, 2012, 1402, mrsf11-1402-U08-24.


G. Mariani, Y. Wang, P.-S. Wong, R. B. Kaner, D. L. Huffaker. “Electrochemical Polymerization of PEDOT on Catalyst-Free Patterned GaAs Nanopillars for High Efficiency Hybrid Photovoltaics.” 37th IEEE Photovoltaics Specialists Conference Proceedings, 2011, 002639-002641.




Y. Wang, Z. Bao. “Additives towards highly conductive and stretchable poly(3,4- ethylenedioxythiophene) polystyrenesulfonate.” US Patent Application 62/279,561, Filed: January 15, 2016.


H. D. Tran, Y. Wang. “Compositions and Methods for Generating Conductive Films and Coatings of Oligomers.” WIPO Patent Application PCT/US2010/055339, Filed: November 3, 2010.