Kai Sun

Associate Research Scientist


2800 Plymouth Road, NCRC Building 22 G013

T: (734) 936-3353






  1. Ma, X, Wang, B, Xhafa, E, Sun, K, and Nikolla, E (2015). Synthesis of shape-controlled La2NiO4+delta nanostructures and their anisotropic properties for oxygen diffusionCHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, 51(1):137-140.

  2. Chakrabarty, A, Konya, A, Wang, F, Selinger, JV, Sun, K, and Wei, Q (2014). Brownian Motion of Arbitrarily Shaped Particles in Two DimensionsLANGMUIR, 30(46):13844-13853.

  3. Chi, H, Kim, H, Thomas, JC, Shi, G, Sun, K, Abeykoon, M, Bozin, ES, Shi, X, Li, Q, Shi, X, Kioupakis, E, Van der Ven, A, Kaviany, M, and Uher, C (2014). Low-temperature structural and transport anomalies in Cu2SePHYSICAL REVIEW B, 89(19):195209.

  4. Deng, H, Hao-Yue, Z, Shao-Yi, W, Kai, S, and Zu, X (2014). Red-shift law of intense laser-induced electro-absorption in solidsCHINESE PHYSICS B, 23(2):027801.

  5. Deng, HX, Zu, XT, Zheng, WG, Yuan, XD, Xiang, X, Sun, K, and Gao, F (2014). Theory of suppressing avalanche process of carrier in short pulse laser irradiated dielectricsJOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 115(20):203112.

  6. Il, PJ, Nguyen, TD, Silveira, GdQ, Bahng, JH, Srivastava, S, Zhao, G, Sun, K, Zhang, P, Glotzer, SC, and Kotov, NA (2014). Terminal supraparticle assemblies from similarly charged protein molecules and nanoparticlesNATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 5:3593.

  7. Li, Y, Stoica, VA, Sun, K, Liu, W, Endicott, L, Walrath, JC, Chang, AS, Lin, Y, Pipe, KP, Goldman, RS, Uher, C, and Clarke, R (2014). Ordered horizontal Sb2Te3 nanowires induced by femtosecond lasersAPPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 105(20):201904.

  8. Liu, J, Liu, W, Sun, Q, Wang, S, Sun, K, Schwank, J, and Wang, R (2014). In situ tracing of atom migration in Pt/NiPt hollow spheres during catalysis of CO oxidationCHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, 50(15):1804-1807.

  9. Shen, H, Shu-Ming, P, Xiao-Song, Z, Kai, S, Lu-Ming, W, and Zu, X (2014). Microstructure evolution of zircaloy-4 during Ne ion irradiation and annealing: An in situ TEM investigationCHINESE PHYSICS B, 23(3):036102.

  10. Shen, HH, Peng, SM, Xiang, X, Naab, FN, Sun, K, and Zu, XT (2014). Proton irradiation effects on the precipitate in a Zr-1.6Sn-0.6Nb-0.2Fe-0.1Cr alloyJOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS, 452(1-3):335-342.

  11. Shen, HH, Zhang, JM, Peng, SM, Xiang, X, Sun, K, and Zu, XT (2014). In situ TEM investigation of amorphization and recrystallization of Zr(Fe,Cr,Nb)(2) precipitates under Ne ion irradiationVACUUM, 110:24-29.

  12. Sokolov, DA, Aronson, MC, Wu, L, Zhu, Y, Nelson, C, Mansfield, JF, Sun, K, Erwin, R, Lynn, JW, Lumsden, M, and Nagler, SE (2014). Neutron, electron, and x-ray scattering investigation of Cr1-xVx near quantum criticalityPHYSICAL REVIEW B, 90(3):035139.

  13. Stoica, VA, Endicott, L, Shen, HH, Liu, W, Sun, K, Uher, C, and Clarke, R (2014). High-quality II-VI films grown on amorphous substrates using tunable tetradymite templatesAPPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 105(22):221606.

  14. Wang, C, Lin, C, Zhang, L, Quan, Z, Sun, K, Zhao, B, Wang, F, Porter, N, Wang, Y, and Fang, J (2014). Pt3Co Concave Nanocubes: Synthesis, Formation Understanding, and Enhanced Catalytic Activity toward Hydrogenation of StyreneCHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL, 20(6):1753-1759.

  15. Was, GS, Jiao, Z, Getto, E, Sun, K, Monterrosa, AM, Maloy, SA, Anderoglu, O, Sencer, BH, and Hackett, M (2014). Emulation of reactor irradiation damage using ion beamsSCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 88:33-36.

  16. Wei, W, Sun, K, and Hu, YH (2014). Synthesis of 3D cauliflower-fungus-like graphene from CO2 as a highly efficient counter electrode material for dye-sensitized solar cellsJOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, 2(40):16842-16846.

  17. Xiang, X, Nie, J, Sun, K, Zhang, L, Liu, W, Schwank, J, Wang, S, Zhong, M, Gao, F, and Zu, X (2014). Structural evolution of NiAu nanoparticles under ambient conditions directly revealed by atom-resolved imaging combined with DFT simulationNANOSCALE, 6(21):12898-12904.

  18. Yan, G, Chen, G, Sun, K, Jiang, B, Zhao, K, and Tian, N (2014). Synthesis of meso/macroporous aluminum nitrides via aluminum alloy ceramizationRSC ADVANCES, 4(13):6840-6844.

  19. Zhang, FX, Lang, M, Wang, JW, Li, WX, Sun, K, Prakapenka, V, and Ewing, RC (2014). High-pressure U3O8 with the fluorite-type structureJOURNAL OF SOLID STATE CHEMISTRY, 213:110-115.

  20. Zhang, Z, Xin, L, Qi, J, Chadderdon, DJ, Sun, K, Warsko, KM, and Li, W (2014). Selective electro-oxidation of glycerol to tartronate or mesoxalate on Au nanoparticle catalyst via electrode potential tuning in anion-exchange membrane electro-catalytic flow reactorAPPLIED CATALYSIS B-ENVIRONMENTAL, 147:871-878.

  21. Bai, Y, Yeom, J, Yang, M, Cha, S, Sun, K, and Kotov, NA (2013). Universal Synthesis of Single-Phase Pyrite FeS2 Nanoparticles, Nanowires, and NanosheetsJOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 117(6):2567-2573.

  22. Chakrabarty, A, Konya, A, Wang, F, Selinger, JV, Sun, K, and Wei, Q (2013). Brownian Motion of Boomerang Colloidal ParticlesPHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 111(16):160603.

  23. Chakrabarty, A, Wang, F, Fan, C, Sun, K, and Wei, Q (2013). High-Precision Tracking of Brownian Boomerang Colloidal Particles Confined in Quasi Two DimensionsLANGMUIR, 29(47):14396-14402.

  24. Chi, H, Liu, W, Sun, K, Su, X, Wang, G, Lost'ak, P, Kucek, V, Drasar, C, and Uher, C (2013). Low-temperature transport properties of Tl-doped Bi2Te3 single crystalsPHYSICAL REVIEW B, 88(4):045202.

  25. Frost, T, Banerjee, A, Sun, K, Chuang, SL, and Bhattacharya, P (2013). InGaN/GaN Quantum Dot Red (lambda=630 nm) LaserIEEE JOURNAL OF QUANTUM ELECTRONICS, 49(11):923-931.

  26. Liu, W, Sun, K, and Wang, R (2013). In situ atom-resolved tracing of element diffusion in NiAu nanospindlesNANOSCALE, 5(11):5067-5072.

  27. Ma, G, Zhou, Y, Li, X, Sun, K, Liu, S, Hu, J, and Kotov, NA (2013). Self-Assembly of Copper Sulfide Nanoparticles into Nanoribbons with Continuous CrystallinityACS NANO, 7(10):9010-9018.

  28. Qi, J, Xin, L, Zhang, Z, Sun, K, He, H, Wang, F, Chadderdon, D, Qiu, Y, Liang, C, and Li, W (2013). Surface dealloyed PtCo nanoparticles supported on carbon nanotube: facile synthesis and promising application for anion exchange membrane direct crude glycerol fuel cellGREEN CHEMISTRY, 15(5):1133-1137.

  29. Sekol, RC, Carmo, M, Kumar, G, Gittleson, F, Doubek, G, Sun, K, Schroers, J, and Taylor, AD (2013). Pd-Ni-Cu-P metallic glass nanowires for methanol and ethanol oxidation in alkaline mediaINTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, 38(26):11248-11255.

  30. Shen, HH, Zu, HY, Peng, SM, Yang, L, Zhou, XS, Sun, K, Xiang, X, and Zu, XT (2013). On the study of the oriented cracks formed in ErD2 thin filmMATERIALS LETTERS, 106:259-262.

  31. Sun, X, Sun, K, Wang, Y, Bai, X, Chen, C, and Cui, B (2013). Scale-up synthesis, Structure Characterization and Electrochemical Characteristics of C-LiFePO4 Nanocomposites for Lithium Ion Rechargeable BatteriesINTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ELECTROCHEMICAL SCIENCE, 8(12):12816-12836.

  32. Wang, H, Sun, K, Tao, F, Stacchiola, DJ, and Hu, YH (2013). 3D Honeycomb-Like Structured Graphene and Its High Efficiency as a Counter-Electrode Catalyst for Dye-Sensitized Solar CellsANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, 52(35):9210-9214.

  33. Wang, Y, Sun, Z, Kumbhar, A, Luo, Z, Wang, C, Zhang, J, Porter, N, Xu, C, Sun, K, Martens, B, and Fang, J (2013). Is CO adequate to facilitate the formation of Pt3M (M = Fe, Ni and Co) nanocubes?CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, 49(38):3955-3957.

  34. Wi, S, Elezi, E, Liu, AC, Ray, V, Sun, K, and Liang, X (2013). Nanoimprinted substrates for high-yield production of topological insulator nanoribbonsAPPLIED PHYSICS A-MATERIALS SCIENCE & PROCESSING, 111(3):755-766.

  35. Zhang, S, Katz, MB, Sun, K, Ezekoye, OK, Nandasiri, MI, Jen, H, Graham, GW, and Pan, XQ (2013). Spatial distribution of cerium valence in model planar Pd/Ce0.7Zr0.3O2 catalystsJOURNAL OF CATALYSIS, 300:201-204.

  36. Zimmerman, JD, Lassiter, BE, Xiao, X, Sun, K, Dolocan, A, Gearba, R, Vanden Bout, DA, Stevenson, KJ, Wickramasinghe, P, Thompson, ME, and Forrest, SR (2013). Control of Interface Order by Inverse Quasi-Epitaxial Growth of Squaraine/Fullerene Thin Film PhotovoltaicsACS NANO, 7(10):9268-9275.

  37. Chakrabarty, A, Wang, F, Minkowski, F, Sun, K, and Wei, Q (2012). Cavity modes and their excitations in elliptical plasmonic patch nanoantennasOPTICS EXPRESS, 20(11):11615-11624.

  38. Chen, S, Ying, S, Hong, F, Jing, L, Changsheng, L, and Sun, K (2012). Synthesis of Ni-P-PTFE-nano-Al2O3 composite plating coating on 45 steel by electroless platingJOURNAL OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS, 46(12):1405-1416.

  39. Hyun, SP, Davis, JA, Sun, K, and Hayes, KF (2012). Uranium(VI) Reduction by Iron(II) Monosulfide MackinawiteENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 46(6):3369-3376.

  40. Jiang, S, Chen, J, Lu, T, Long, Y, and Sun, K (2012). Correlation of the atomic and electronic structures and the optical properties of the Sigma 5(210)/[001] symmetric tilt grain boundary in yttrium aluminum garnetACTA MATERIALIA, 60(20):7041-7050.

  41. Lee, K, Zimmerman, JD, Xiao, X, Sun, K, and Forrest, SR (2012). Reuse of GaAs substrates for epitaxial lift-off by employing protection layersJOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 111(3):033527.

  42. Liu, H, Sun, K, Zhao, J, Guo, R, Shen, M, Cao, X, Zhang, G, and Shi, X (2012). Dendrimer-mediated synthesis and shape evolution of gold-silver alloy nanoparticlesCOLLOIDS AND SURFACES A-PHYSICOCHEMICAL AND ENGINEERING ASPECTS, 405:22-29.

  43. Martin, AJ, Saucer, TW, Sun, K, Kim, SJ, Ran, G, Rodriguez, GV, Pan, X, Sih, V, and Millunchick, J (2012). Analysis of defect-free GaSb/GaAs(001) quantum dots grown on the Sb-terminated (2 x 8) surfaceJOURNAL OF VACUUM SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY B, 30(2):02B112.

  44. Shen, HH, Peng, SM, Long, XG, Zhou, XS, Liu, JH, Sun, K, Yang, L, Sun, QQ, and Zu, XT (2012). Influence of growth parameters on the microstructures of erbium films deposited on Si(111) substratesVACUUM, 86(12):2075-2081.

  45. Shen, HH, Peng, SM, Long, XG, Zhou, XS, Yang, L, Sun, K, and Zu, XT (2012). Effect of thermal annealing on the microstructure and morphology of erbium filmsTHIN SOLID FILMS, 520(19):6196-6200.

  46. Wang, F, Chakrabarty, A, Minkowski, F, Sun, K, and Wei, Q (2012). Polarization conversion with elliptical patch nanoantennasAPPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 101(2):023101.

  47. Wei, G, Xiao, X, Wang, S, Sun, K, Bergemann, KJ, Thompson, ME, and Forrest, SR (2012). Functionalized Squaraine Donors for Nanocrystalline Organic PhotovoltaicsACS NANO, 6(1):972-978.

  48. Yousefi, A, Zhou, Y, Querejeta-Fernandez, A, Sun, K, and Kotov, NA (2012). Streptavidin Inhibits Self-Assembly of CdTe NanoparticlesJOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LETTERS, 3(22):3249-3256.

  49. Zhu, A, Sun, K, and Petty, HR (2012). Titanium doping reduces superoxide dismutase activity, but not oxidase activity, of catalytic CeO2 nanoparticlesINORGANIC CHEMISTRY COMMUNICATIONS, 15:235-237.

  50. Ballikaya, S, Yang, G, Sun, K, and Uher, C (2011). Thermoelectric properties of triple-filled BaxYbyInzCo4Sb12 skutteruditesJOURNAL OF ELECTRONIC MATERIALS, 40(5):570-576.

  51. Chen, Q, Lu, T, Xu, M, Meng, C, Hu, Y, Sun, K, and Shlimak, I (2011). Fabrication of uniform Ge-nanocrystals embedded in amorphous SiO2 films using Ge-ion implantation and neutron irradiation methodsAPPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 98(7):Article Number: 073103.

  52. Chen, S, Liang, J, Liu, C, Sun, K, and Mazumder, J (2011). Preparation of a novel Ni/Co-based alloy gradient coating on surface of the crystallizer copper alloy by laserAPPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 258(4):1443-1450.

  53. Jeong, S, Lee, J, Ge, D, Sun, K, Nakashima, T, Yoo, S, Agarwal, A, and Kotov, N (2011). Reversible nanoparticle gels with color switchingJOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY, 21:11639-11643.

  54. Jin, Y, Yadav, A, Sun, K, Sun, H, Pipe, KP, and Shtein, M (2011). Thermal boundary resistance of copper phthalocyanine-metal interfaceAPPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 98(9):Article Number: 093305.

  55. Liu, W, Wang, N, Wang, R, Kumar, S, Duesberg, G, Zhang, H, and Sun, K (2011). Atom-resolved evidence of anisotropic growth in ZnS nanotetrapodsNANO LETTERS, 11(7):2983-2988.

  56. Lunt, RR, Sun, K, ̈ger, MK, Benziger, JB, and Forrest, SR (2011). Ordered organic-organic multilayer growthPHYSICAL REVIEW B, 83(6):Article Number: 064114.

  57. Taylor, N and Sun, K (2011). Fe-Ga-As precipitates and their magnetic domain structure in high dose iron implanted GaAsJOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE, 46(1):131-135.

  58. Wei, G, Wang, S, Sun, K, Thompson, M, and Forrest, S (2011). Solvent-Annealed Crystalline Squaraine: PC70BM (1:6) Solar CellsADVANCED ENERGY MATERIALS, 1(2):184–187.

  59. Yoo, S, Yang, M, Brender, J, Subramanian, V, Sun, K, Joo, N, Jeong, S, Ramamoorthy, A, and Kotov, N (2011). Inhibition of Amyloid Peptide Fibrillation by Inorganic Nanoparticles: Functional Similarities with ProteinsANGEWANDTE CHEMIE INTERNATIONAL EDITION, 50(22):5110-5115.

  60. Zhang, Z, More, K, Sun, K, Wu, Z, and Li, W (2011). Preparation and characterization of PdFe nanoleaves as electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reactionCHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS, 23(6):1570-1577.

  61. Zhang, Z, Xin, L, Sun, K, and Li, W (2011). Pd-Ni electrocatalysts for efficient ethanol oxidation reaction in alkaline electrolyteINTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY.

  62. Zhou, X, Guo, W, Perez-Bergquist, A, Wei, Q, Chen, Y, Sun*, K, and Wang, L (2011). Optical properties of GaSb nanofibersNANOSCALE RESEARCH LETTERS, 6(1):Article Number: 6.

  63. Barpanda, P, Djellab, K, Sadangi, R, Sahu, A, Roy, D, and Sun, K (2010). Structural and electrochemical modification of graphitic carbons by vapor-phase iodine-incorporationCARBON, 48(14):4178-4189.

  64. Chen, S, Kang, C, Wang, J, Liu, C, and Sun, K (2010). Synthesis of anodizing composite films containing superfine Al2O3 and PTFE particles on Al alloysAPPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 256(22):6518-6525.

  65. Deng, HX, Jiang, XD, Xiang, X, Sun, K, Yuan, XD, Zheng, WG, Gao, F, and Zu, XT (2010). General formula for phonon-assisted n-photon absorption in solidsCHINESE PHYSICS B, 19(10):Article Number: 107801.

  66. Deng, HX, Xiang, X, Zheng, WG, Yuan, XD, Wu, SY, Jiang, XD, Gao, F, Zu, XT, and Sun, K (2010). Theory of absorption rate of carriers in fused silica under intense laser irradiationJOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 108(10):Article Number: 103116.

  67. Deng, HX, Zu, XT, Xiang, X, and Sun, K (2010). Quantum Theory for Cold Avalanche Ionization in SolidsPHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 105(11):Article Number: 113603.

  68. Jeong, H, Sun, K, and Hayes, KF (2010). Microscopic and Spectroscopic Characterization of Hg(II) Immobilization by Mackinawite (FeS)ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 44(19):7476-7483.

  69. Joshi, B, Wen, XJ, Sun, K, Lu, W, and Wei, QH (2010). Fabrication and characterization of coupled metal-dielectric-metal nanoantennasJOURNAL OF VACUUM SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY B, 28(6):C6O21-C6O25.

  70. Li, WX, Wang, LM, Sun, K, Lang, M, Trautmann, C, and Ewing, RC (2010). Porous fission fragment tracks in fluorapatitePHYSICAL REVIEW B, 82(14):Article Number: 144109.

  71. Ok, JG, Tawfick, SH, Juggernauth, KA, Sun, K, Zhang, Y, and Hart, AJ (2010). Electrically Addressable Hybrid Architectures of Zinc Oxide Nanowires Grown on Aligned Carbon NanotubesADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, 20(15):2470-2480.

  72. Ranney, E, Mansfield, JF, Sun, K, and Schwank, J (2010). Effects of synthesis conditions on dimensions, structure, and oxygen content of photocatalytically active titania nanotubesJOURNAL OF MATERIALS RESEARCH, 25(1):89-95.

  73. Shen, MW, Sun, K, and Shi, XY (2010). Hydroxylated Dendrimer-Stabilized Gold and Silver Nanoparticles: Spontaneous Formation, Characterization, and Surface PropertiesCURRENT NANOSCIENCE, 6(3):307-314.

  74. Srivastava, S, Santos, A, Critchley, K, Kim, K, Podsiadlo, P, Sun, K, Lee, J, Xu, C, Lilly, GD, Glotzer, SC, and Kotov, NA (2010). Light-Controlled Self-Assembly of Semiconductor Nanoparticles into Twisted RibbonsSCIENCE, 327(5971):1355-1359.

  75. Wang, F, Xiao, M, Sun, K, and Wei, QH (2010). Generation of radially and azimuthally polarized light by optical transmission through concentric circular nanoslits in Ag filmsOPTICS EXPRESS, 18(1):63-71.

  76. Wei, G, Lunt, RR, Sun, K, Wang, S, Thompson, ME, and Forrest, SR (2010). Efficient, Ordered Bulk Heterojunction Nanocrystalline Solar Cells by Annealing of Ultrathin Squaraine Thin FilmsNANO LETTERS, 10(9):3555-3559.

  77. Wei, Q, Li, N, Sun, K, and Wang, L (2010). The shape of bubbles in He-implanted Cu and AuSCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 63(4):430-433.

  78. Yang, HZ, Zhang, J, Sun, K, Zou, SZ, and Fang, JY (2010). Enhancing by Weakening: Electrooxidation of Methanol on Pt3Co and Pt NanocubesANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, 49(38):6848-6851.

  79. Yang, M, Sun, K, and Kotov, NA (2010). Formation and Assembly-Disassembly Processes of ZnO Hexagonal Pyramids Driven by Dipolar and Excluded Volume InteractionsJOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 132(6):1860-1872.

  80. Yu, F, Zhang, L, Huang, Y, Sun, K, David, AE, and Yang, VC (2010). The magnetophoretic mobility and superparamagnetism of core-shell iron oxide nanoparticles with dual targeting and imaging functionalityBIOMATERIALS, 31(22):5842-5848.

  81. Zhou, Y, Yang, M, Sun, K, Tang, Z, and Kotov, NA (2010). Similar Topological Origin of Chiral Centers in Organic and Nanoscale Inorganic Structures: Effect of Stabilizer Chirality on Optical Isomerism and Growth of CdTe NanocrystalsJOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 132(17):6006-6013.

  82. Ge, S, Shi, X, Sun, K, Li, C, Uher, C, Jr., JRB, Holl, MMB, and Orr, BG (2009). Facile Hydrothermal Synthesis of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles with Tunable Magnetic PropertiesJOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 113(31):13593-13599.

  83. Hu, Y, Lu, T, Dun, S, Hu, Q, You, C, Chen, Q, Huang, N, Resnick, L, Shlimak, I, Sun, K, and Xu, W (2009). Neutron transmutation doping effect on the optical property of germanium nanocrystalsSCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 61(10):970-973.

  84. Jiang-Xia, D, Shi-Shen, Y, Liang-Mo, M, Liu, JP, Altuncevahir, B, Chakka, V, Yong, W, Ze, Z, Xiang-Cheng, S, Lian, J, and Sun, K (2009). Magnetic Properties and Antiferromagnetic Coupling in Inhomogeneous Zn1-xFexO Magnetic SemiconductorCHINESE PHYSICS LETTERS, 26(2):Article Number: 027502.

  85. Lian, J, Wang, LM, Sun, K, and Ewing, RC (2009). In Situ TEM of Radiation Effects in Complex CeramicsMICROSCOPY RESEARCH AND TECHNIQUE, 72(3):165-181.

  86. Liu, Z, Sun, K, Jian, W, Xu, D, Lin, Y, and Fang, J (2009). Soluble InP and GaP Nanowires: Self-Seeded, Solution-Liquid-Solid Synthesis and Electrical PropertiesCHEMISTRY-A EUROPEAN JOURNAL, 15(18):4546-4552.

  87. Nie, M, Sun, K, and Meng, DD (2009). Formation of metal nanoparticles by short-distance sputter deposition in a reactive ion etching chamberJOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 106(5):Article Number: 054314.

  88. Perez-Bergquist, A, Zhu, S, Sun, K, Xiang, X, Zhang, Y, and Wang, L (2009). Embedded nanofibers induced by high-energy ion irradiation of bulk GaSbSMALL, 4(8):1119-1124.

  89. Perez-Bergquist, AG, Sun, K, Wang, LM, and Zhang, YW (2009). Formation of GaSb core-shell nanofibers by a thermally induced phase decomposition processJOURNAL OF MATERIALS RESEARCH, 24(7):2286-2292.

  90. Taylor, AD, DiLeo, GJ, and Sun, K (2009). Hydrogen production and performance of nickel based catalysts synthesized using supercritical fluids for the gasification of biomassAPPLIED CATALYSIS B-ENVIRONMENTAL, 93(1-2):126-133.

  91. Wei, Q, Zhou, X, Joshi, B, Chen, Y, Li, K, Wei, Q, Sun, K, and Wang, L (2009). Self-Assembly of Ordered Semiconductor Nanoholes by Ion Beam SputteringADVANCED MATERIALS, 21(28):2865-2869.

  92. Wu, JH, Ye, W, Cardozo, BL, Saltzman, D, Sun, K, Sun, H, Mansfield, JF, and Goldman, RS (2009). Formation and coarsening of Ga droplets on focused-ion-beam irradiated GaAs surfacesAPPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 95(15):Article Number: 153107.

  93. Xu, D, Liu, Z, Yang, H, Liu, Q, Zhang, J, Fang, J, Zou, S, and Sun, K (2009). Solution-Based Evolution and Enhanced Methanol Oxidation Activity of Monodisperse Platinum-Copper NanocubesANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, 48(23):4217-4221.

  94. Zhang, Y, Bae, I, Sun, K, Wang, C, Ishimaru, M, Zhu, Z, Jiang, W, and Weber, WJ (2009). Damage profile and ion distribution of slow heavy ions in compoundsJOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 105(10):Article Number: 104901.

  95. Zhou, X, Wei, Q, Sun, K, and Wang, L (2009). Formation of ultrafine uniform gold nanoparticles by sputtering and redepositionAPPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 94(13):Article Number: 133107.

  96. Zhou, X, Wei, Q, Wang, L, Joshi, B, Wei, Q, and Sun*, K (2009). Enhanced photoluminescence from gallium arsenide semiconductor coated with Au nanoparticlesAPPLIED PHYSICS A-MATERIALS SCIENCE & PROCESSING, 96(3):637-641.

  97. Zhou, XL, Wei, QM, Wang, LM, and Sun, K (2009). Optical characteristics of highly ordered gallium oxide nano-islands on GaAsAPPLIED PHYSICS B-LASERS AND OPTICS, 96(1):61-65.

  98. Du, W, Liao, X, Cao, X, Yang, X, Deng, X, and Sun, K (2008). Light-induced changes in hydrogenated amorphous silicon solar cells deposited at the edge of crystallinityJOURNAL OF NON-CRYSTALLINE SOLIDS, 354(19-25):2155-2159.

  99. Inderhees, SE, Borchers, JA, Green, KS, Kim, MS, Sun, K, Strycker, GL, and Aronson, MC (2008). Manipulating the magnetic structure of Co Core/CoO shell nanoparticles: Implications for controlling the exchange biasPHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 101(11):Article Number: 117202.

  100. Lilly, GD, Lee, J, Sun, K, Tang, Z, Kim, K, and Kotov, NA (2008). Media effect on CdTe nanowire growth: Mechanism of self-assembly, Ostwald ripening, and control of NW geometryJOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 112(2):370-377.