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46. Yixiong Lin, Mariana Avvacumova, Ruilin Zhao, Xihan Chen, Matt Beard, Yong Yan* Triplet Energy Transfer from Lead Halide Perovskite for Highly Selective Photocatalytic 2 + 2 Cycloaddition, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2022, doi.org/10.1021/acsami.2c03411

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45. Jovan San Martin, Xianghua Zeng, Xihan Chen, Collin Miller, Chuang Han, Yixiong Lin, Nobuyuki Yamamoto, Xiaoming Wang, Sadegh Yazdi, Yanfa Yan, Matthew C Beard, Yong Yan* A Nanocrystal Catalyst Incorporating a Surface Bound Transition Metal to Induce Photocatalytic Sequential Electron Transfer Events, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 30, 11361–11369

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44. Sizhan LiuAlexander R. DeFilippoMahalingam BalasubramanianZhenxian LiuSuYin Grass WangYu-Sheng ChenStella CharitonVitali PrakapenkaXiangpeng LuoLiuyan ZhaoJovan San MartinYixiong LinYong Yan, Sanjit K. GhoseTrevor A. Tyson, High-Resolution In-Situ Synchrotron X-Ray Studies of Inorganic Perovskite CsPbBr3: New Symmetry Assignments and Structural Phase Transitions, Advanced Science, 2021, 2003046

43. A Dey, J Ye, A De, E Debroye, SK Ha, E Bladt, AS Kshirsagar, et al. Yong Yan, Robert LZ Hoye, Lakshminarayana Polavarapu. State of the Art and Prospects for Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals ACS Nano, 2021, 15, 7, 10775–10981

42. Wei, Q.; Ji, Y.; Geng, Y.; Yan, Y.; et al. Qin, D.*; Tao, C.*; Han, D.* Surface State Passivation Ignited Photoelectrochemical Sensing of Thallium(I) with Ultrathin In2S3 Nanosheets, ACS Appl. Electron. Mater.2021, 3, 6, 2490–2496 

41, Lin, Y.; Guo, J.; San Martin, J.; Han, C.; Martinez, R.; Yan, Y.* Photoredox Organic Synthesis Employing Heterogeneous Photocatalysts with emphasis on Halide Perovskite. Chem.  Eur. J. 2020, doi.org/10.1002/chem.202002145. (just accepted, this is an invited review research work to Dr. Yan from the Editor of Chem. Eur. J.)

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40, Jakob, D.; Wang, H.; Zeng, G.; Otzen, D.; Yan, Y.; Xu, X.*; Peak Force Infrared ‐ Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy. Angew. Chem. 2020 doi.org/10.1002/anie.202004211(just accepted) 

39 Han, C.; Zhu, X.; San Martin, J.; Lin, Y.; Spears, S.; Yan, Y.* Recent Progress in Engineering Metal Halide Perovskite for Efficient Visible Light‐Driven Photocatalysis. ChemSusChem, 2020, org/10.1002/cssc.202000953 (just accepted,Undergraduate Student highlighted in bold This is an invited review research work (peer reviewed) to Dr. Yan on his group’s research from ChemsusChem Editor Dr. David Smith.)

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38. K Wang, H Lu, X Zhu, Y Lin, MC Beard*, Y Yan*, X Chen*  Ultrafast reaction mechanisms in perovskite based photocatalytic CC coupling, ACS Energy Letters, 2020, 5, 566-571; DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.9b02714

 


37. Haipeng Lu , Xiaolin Zhu, Collin Miller, Jovan San Martin, Xihan Chen, Elisa M. Miller , Yan, Y.;* and Matthew C. Beard* Enhanced photoredox activity of CsPbBr3 nanocrystals by quantitative colloidal ligand exchange. J. Chem. Phys. 2019, 151, 204305. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5129261 (Undergraduate Student highlighted in bold)

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36. Geng, Y.; Tao. C.; Duan, S.; San Martin, J.; Lin, Y.; Zhu, X.; Zhang, Q.; Niu, L.; Qin, D.;* Yan, Y.;* Han, D.* V-Rich Bi2S3 Nanowire with Efficient Charge Separation and Transport for High-Performance and Robust Photoelectrochemical Application under Visible Light. Catalysis Today, 2020, 350, 47-55. (Undergraduate Student highlighted in bold. This publication is an invited article to Dr. Yong Yan from the editor of Catalysis Today)

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35. Zhu, X.; Lin, Y.; San Martin, J.; Sun, Y.; Zhu, D.; Yan, Y.* Halide Perovskites for Photocatalytic Organic Synthesis. Nature Communications. 2019, 10, 2843, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-10634-x  (Undergraduate Student highlighted in bold. Highlighted as Editor’s Choice, see link here. )

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34. Zhu, X.; Lin, Y.; Sun, Y.; B. Matt;  Yan, Y. * Lead-Halide Perovskites for Photocatalytic α-Alkylation of Aldehydes J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019141 (2), pp 733–738  DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b08720

*Report and Highlight in C&EN News. *The Most read paper in JACS 2019 Jan and Feb. *Reported and highlighted in SDSU NewsCenter


33. Qin, D.; Duan, S.; Quan, J.; San Martin, J.; Lin, Y.; Zhu, X.; Tao, C. Yan, Y.* A high‐performance photoelectrochemical water oxidation system with phosphorus doping g‐C3N4 and simultaneous metal phosphide cocatalyst formation via a gas treatment. ChemSusChem, 2019, DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201802382 (Undergraduate Student highlighted in bold).


32. Duan, S.; Tao, C.; Geng, Y.; Romero, M.; Sun, Y.; Qin, D.*; Yan, Y.* Phosphorus‐doped isotype g‐C3N4/g‐C3N4: an efficient charge transfer system for photoelectrochemical water oxidation, ChemCatChem, 2019,  https://doi.org/10.1002/cctc.201801581   (Undergraduate Student highlighted in bold)


31. Ruirui Wang, Lan Luo, Xiaolin Zhu, Yong Yan*, Bing Zhang, Xu Xiang*, and Jing He, Plasmon-Enhanced Layered Double Hydroxide Composite BiVO4 Photoanodes: Layering-Dependent Modulation of the Water-Oxidation Reaction,  ACS Appl. Energy Materials, 2018, 1, 3577.


30. Yanqun Tang, Xiaoyu Fang, Xin Zhang, Gina Fernandes, Yan, Y.; Dongpeng Yan,*, Xu Xiang* Space-Confined Earth-Abundant Bifunctional Electrocatalyst for High-Efficiency Water Splitting, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9, 36762 (Undergraduate Student highlighted in bold)


29. Tyson, T.; Gao, Y.; Ghose, S.; Yan, Y.;* Impact of Large Thermal Motion on Critical Properties of the Perovskite Photovoltaic Systems, Scientific Report, 2017, 7, 9401


28. Yan, Y.*; Crisp, R.; Gu, J.; Pach, G.; Chernomordik, B.; Turner, J. A.; Beard, M. C.* “MEG for photoelectrochemical hydrogen evolution reactions with quantum yields exceeding 100%” Nature Energy 2017, 2, 17052. (highlighted in C&EN news; highlighted as News and Views in Nature.com; highlighted in DOE’s Office of Science website; Tech Beat of Tribology and Lubrication Technology-8/2017; highlighted in NJIT’s university news)


27. Qin, D, Caihua He, Antonio C Trammel, Jing Gu, Jing Chen, Yan, Y., Chun‐Lan Tao, Xiao‐Quan Lu; Fe2PO5 Encapsulated Reverse Energetic ZnO/Fe2O3 Heterojunction Nanowire for Enhanced Photoelectrochemical Oxidation of Water, ChemSusChem, 2017, 10, 2796

26. Wang, L.; Wang, H.; Wagner, M.;  Yan, Y.; Jakob, D. and Xu, X.* Simultaneous Infrared and Mechanical Nanoscopy via Laser-Synchronized Peak Force Tapping, Science Advances, 2017, 3, 1700255 (AAAS Journal)

25. Yang, Y.*; Yang, M.; Yan, Y.; Zhu, K.; Beard, M. C.*; “Surfaces Limit Carrier Lifetime in Lead Iodide Perovskite Films” Nature Energy 2017, 2, 16207

24. Xiao-Quan Lu, Cai-He Wang, Dongdong Qin, Duoliang Shan, Yan, Y., Qiu-Hong Wang, Cai-Hua He, Yang Li* Assembly of g-C3N4-based type II and Z-scheme heterojunction anodes with improved charge separation for photoelectrojunction water oxidation, Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, 19, 4507-4515

23. Gu, J.;* Aguiar, J. A.; K. Xerxes Steirer, Yan, Y., Turner, J.A.* “Stabilizing Water-Splitting Photoelectrodes using a Graded MoS2/MoOx/TiO2 Interfacial Layer” Nature Energy 2017, 2, 16192

Before independent career 

22. (#co-first author) Gu, J.#; Yan, Y.#; Young, J.; Neale, N.; Turner, J. A.* “Water Reduction by a p-GaInP2 Photoelectrode Stabilized by an Amorphous TiO2 Coating and a Molecular Cobalt Catalyst” Nature Materials 2016, 15, 456-460. (highlight in DOE’s annual achievement demonstration)

21. Yang, Y.*; Yan, Y.; Choi, S.; Zhu, K.; Beard, M.*; “Low Surface Recombination Velocity in Solution Grown CH3NH3PbBr3 Perovskite Single Crystal” Nature Comm. 2015, 6, 7961.

20. Yan, Y.; Zeitler, E. L.; Hu, Y.; Bocarsly, A. B. et al. “Electrochemistry of Aqueous Pyridiniums: A Key Aspect in the Electrocatalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide to Methanol.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 14020-14023.

19. (#co-first author) Gu, J.#; Yan, Y.#; Karizon, J.; Cava, R. J.; Bocarsly, A. B.* et al.p-Type CuRhO2 as a Self-Healing Photoelectrode for Water Reduction under Visible Light.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014,136, 830-833.

18. Yan, Y.; Lee, J.; Ruddy, D. A.* “Structure-Function Relationships for Electrocatalytic Water Oxidation by Molecular [Mn12O12] Clusters.” Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 4550-4555.

17. Yan, Y.; Donahue, J.* et al. “Unprecedented spin localization in a metal–metal bonded di-rhenium complex.” Inorg. Comm. 2015, 51, 5482-5485.

16. White, J. L.;Pander, J.; Brauch, M.; Yan, Y.; Bocarsly, A. B.* et al. “Light-Driven Heterogeneous Reduction of CO2: photocatalyst and Photoelectrodes.”  Chem. Rev. 2015, 115, 12888-12935.

15. Yan, Y.; Donahue, et al. “Ancillary Ligand Effects on dithiolene ligand Noninnocence of Tungsten Complexes.” Inorg. Chem., 2013, 52, 6743-6751

14. Yan, Y.; Donahue, et al. “Redox-Controlled Interconversion between Trigonal Prismatic and Octahedral Geometries in a Monodithiolene Tetracarbonyl Complex of Tungsten.” Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 346–361

13. Yan, K.; Jarvis, C.; Yan, Y. et al. “Production and catalytic transformation of levulinic acid: a platform for speciality chemicals and fuels.” Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 2015, 51, 986-997

12. Jingjie Wu, Mingjie Liu, Kuntal Chatterjee,*, Yan, Y.; Pulickel M. Ajayan. et al. “Exfoliated 2D Transition Metal Disulfides for Enhanced Electrocatalysis of Oxygen Evolution Reaction in Acidic Medium.” Adv.  Mater. Inter. 2016, 3, 201500669

11. Ji-Sang Park, Sukgeun Choi,* Yan, Y., et al. “Electronic Structure and Optical Properties of α-CH3NH3PbBr3 Perovskite Single Crystal” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2015, 6, 4304-4308

10. Zeitler, E. L.; Ertem, M.; Yan, Y.; Bocarsly, A. B* et al. “Isotopic Probe Illuminates the Role of the Electrode Surface in Proton Coupled Hydride Transfer Electrochemical Reduction of Pyridinium on Pt(111).” J. Electrochem. Soc. 2015, 162, H938-H944

9. Gu, J.; Yan, Y.; Lian, T.; Schmehl, R. H. “The influence of ligand localized excited states on the photophysics of second row and third row transition metal terpyridyl complexes: Recent examples and a case study.” Coord.  Chem. Rev. 2015, 282, 100-109.

8. Yan, Y.; Bocarsly, A. B. et al. “Hydrogen Bonded Pyridine Dimers: Potential Active Intermediates for Electrocatalytic Conversion of CO2 to Methanol.” Aerosol Air Qual. Res. 2014, 14, 515-521

7.Yan, Y.; Donahue, et al. “A Polymorph of Tetraethylammonium Chloride.” Acta Cryst. E. 2009, 65, 3, o1491.

6. Yan, Y.; Bocarsly, A. B. “Electrochemistry of Aqueous Pyridiniums: A Key Component in the Electrocatalytic Reduction of CO2 to Methanol.” Am. Chem. Soc. Division of Energy & Fuels, 2013, 58(1), 296-297.

5. Greene, A. F.; Chandrasekara, P.; Yan, Y.; Donahue, J. P. et al. “Element Misidentification in X-ray Crystallography: A Reassessment of the [MCl2(diazadiene)] (M = Cr, Mo, W) Series” Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 308-317.

4. Stephen, S.; Banerjee, P.; Yan, Y.; Donahue, J. P.; Wieghardt, K. et al. “Monoanionic Molybdenum and Tungsten Tris(dithiolene) Complexes: A Multifrequency EPR Study.” Inorg. Chem.2011, 50, 7106–7122.

3. Ejaz, M.; Yan, Y.; Grayson, S. M. et al. “Evaluation of Redox-Responsive Disulfide Cross-Linked Poly(hydroxyethylmethacrylate) Hydrogels.” Polymer 2011, 52, 5262-5270.

2. Hundson, G.; Cheng, L.; Yan, Y.; Wang, L. et al. “Computational Studies on Response and Binding Selectivity of Fluorescence Sensors.” J. Phys. Chem. B 2010, 114, 870–876.

1. Deng, S.; Hu, G.; Yan, Y.; Guo, J.; Huang, W.; Zhou, Y.; Li, Z. “A New Synthetic Route of Disulfide Containing Aniline Compounds.” Chin J. Org. Chem. 2005, 25, 815-818