Last Update: 2018-05-24


         Self-Assembling Systems: Theory and Simulation

Edited by Li-Tang Yan

John Wiley & Sons: Oxford, UK.

2016, ISBN: 978-1-119-11314-0.


68.    Bacteria-Activated Janus Particles Driven by Chemotaxis
Zihan Huang, Pengyu Chen, Guo-Long Zhu, Ye Yang, Ziyang Xu and Li-Tang Yan*
ACS Nano 2018
DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.8b01842.
67.    Tailoring Interfacial Nanoparticle Organization through Entropy
Guolong Zhu, Zihan Huang, Ziyang Xu and Li-Tang Yan*
Acc. Chem. Res. 2018, 51, 900-909.
(Invited Paper)
66.    Mesoscale Graphene-like Honeycomb Mono- and Multilayers Constructed via Self-Assembly of Coclusters
Xue-Sen Hou, Guo-Long Zhu, Li-Jun Ren, Zi-Han Huang, Rui-Bin Zhang, Goran Ungar*, Li-Tang Yan* and Wei Wang*
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 1805-1811.(Front Cover, featured as JACS Spotlight)
65.    Optimal Reactivity and Improved Self-Healing Capability of Structurally-Dynamic Polymers Grafted on Janus Nanoparticles Governed by Chain Stiffness and Spatial Organization
Guoxi Xu, Zihan Huang, Pengyu Chen, Tianqi Cui, Xinghua Zhang*, Bing Miao* and Li-Tang Yan*
Small 2017, 13, 1603155.(Front Cover)
64.    How Implementation of Entropy in Driving Structural Ordering of Nanoparticles Relates to Assembly Kinetics: Nonequilibrium First-Order or Second-Order State Transition in Reaction-Induced Self-Assembly of Janus Nanoparticles
Ye Yang, Yufei Cao, Pengyu Chen, Zihan Huang, Guolong Zhu, Ziyang Xu, Shi Chen, Bing Miao* and Li-Tang Yan*
2018, Submitting
63.    Polymerization-Induced Interfacial Self-Assembly of Janus Nanoparticles in Block Copolymers: Reaction-Mediated Entropy Effects, Diffusion Dynamics, and Tailorable Micromechanical Behaviors
Pengyu Chen, Ye Yang, Bojun Dong, Zihan Huang, Guolong Zhu, Yufei Cao and Li-Tang Yan*
Macromolecules 2017, 50, 2078-2091.
62.    Controlling Vesicular Size via Topological Engineering of Amphiphilic Polymer in Polymerization-Induced Self-Assembly
Meng Huo, Ziyang Xu, Min Zeng, Pengyu Chen, Lei Liu, Li-Tang Yan*, Yen Wei* and Jinying Yuan*
Macromolecules 2017, 50, 9750-9759
61.    Physical Principles of Graphene Cellular Interactions: Computational and Theoretical Accounts
Pengyu Chen and Li-Tang Yan*
J. Mater. Chem. B 2017, 5, 4290-4306.(Invited review for the Themed Issue of Emerging Investigators 2017, featured as HOT paper)
60.    Diffusion and Directionality of Charged Nanoparticles on Lipid Bilayer Membrane
Pengyu Chen, Zihan Huang, Junshi Liang, Tianqi Cui, Xinghua Zhang, Bing Miao* and Li-Tang Yan*
ACS Nano 2016, 10, 11541-11547.
59.    Shearing Janus Nanoparticles Confined in Two-Dimensional Space: Reshaped Cluster Configurations and Defined Assembling Kinetics
Zihan Huang, Pengyu Chen, Ye Yang and Li-Tang Yan*
J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2016, 7, 1966–1971.
58.    Rational Design, Tailored Superstructures, and Functionalities of Self-Assembling Systems with Janus Particles: A Perspective of Theory and Simulation Studies
Zihan Huang, Bojun Dong, Pengyu Chen, Ye Yang, Guolong Zhu and Li-Tang Yan*
Acta Polym. Sin. (高分子学报) 2016, 8, 979-991. (Invited Feature Article for a Special Issue of Macromolecular Theory and Simulation, Cover)
57.    Ligand-Receptor Interaction Mediated Transmembrane Transport of Dendrimer-like Soft Nanoparticles: Mechanisms and Complicated Diffusive Dynamics
Junshi Liang, Pengyu Chen, Bojun Dong, Zihan Huang, Kongyin Zhao* and Li-Tang Yan*
Biomacromolecules 2016, 17(5), 1834–1844.
56.    Receptor-Mediated Endocytosis of Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials Undergoes Flat Vesiculation and Occurs by Revolution and Self-Rotation
Jian Mao, Pengyu Chen, Junshi Liang, Ruohai Guo and Li-Tang Yan*
ACS Nano 2016, 10(1), 1493-1502.
55.    A Filled-Honeycomb-Structured Crystal Formed by Self-Assembly of a Janus Polyoxometalate–Silsesquioxane (POM–POSS) Co-Cluster
Chi Ma, Han Wu, Zihan Huang, Ruohai Guo, Min-Biao Hu, Christian Kübel*, Li-Tang Yan*, and Wei Wang*
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54(52), 15699-15704. (VIP Paper)
54.    Chain Stiffness Regulates Entropy-Templated Perfect Mixing at Single-Nanoparticle level
Zihan Huang, Ce Lu, Bojun Dong, Guoxi Xu, Chengcheng Ji, Kongyin Zhao*, and Li-Tang Yan*
Nanoscale 2016, 8(2), 1024-1032.
53.    Construction of a linker library with widely controllable flexibility for fusion protein design
Gang Li, Ziliang Huang, Chong Zhang*, Bojun Dong, Ruohai Guo, Hong-Wei Yue, Li-Tang Yan, and Xin-Hui Xing*
Appl. Microbiol. Biot. 2016, 100(1), 215-225.
52.    Chain-Stiffness-Induced Entropy Effects Mediate Interfacial Assembly of Janus Nanoparticles in Block Copolymers: From Interfacial Nanostructures to Optical Responses
Bojun Dong, Zihan Huang, Honglin Chen, and Li-Tang Yan*
Macromolecules 2015, 48(15), 5385–5393.
51.    The Fractal Analysis in q Space For the Phase Morphology of Polypropylene / Polydecamethylene Sebacamide Blends during Melt Mixing
Zihan Huang, Li-Tang Yan*, Gui-Qiu Ma, and Jing Sheng*
Journal of Plastic Film and Sheeting 2015, 31(4), 414-433. (Invited Paper for a Special Issue)
50.    Entropy-Mediated Mechanical Response of the Interfacial Nanoparticle Patterning
Zhengyang Liu, Ruohai Guo, Guoxi Xu, Zihan Huang, and Li-Tang Yan*
Nano Letters 2014, 14(12), 6910-6916.
49.    Predictive supracolloidal helices from patchy particles
Ruohai Guo, Jian Mao, Xu-Ming Xie, and Li-Tang Yan*
Scientific Reports 2014, 4, 7021.
48.    From Polymer Sequence Control to Protein Recognition: Synthesis, Self-Assembly and Lectin Binding
Jiawei Lu, Changkui Fu, Shiqi Wang, Lei Tao*, Litang Yan*, David M. Haddleton, and Gaojian Chen*
Macromolecules 2014, 47(14), 4676-4683.
47.    Rational Design and Computer Simulation of Patchy Particle Self-Assembly
Ruohai Guo and Li-Tang Yan*
CIESC Journal (化工学报)2014, 65(7), 2513-2519. (Invited Article)
46.    Coassembly of Janus Nanoparticles in Asymmetric Diblock Copolymer Scaffolds: Unconventional Entropy Effect and Role of Interfacial Topology
Bojun Dong, Ruohai Guo, and Li-Tang Yan*
Macromolecules 2014, 47(13), 4369-4379.
45.    Simulation and Analysis of Cellular Internalization Pathways and Membrane Perturbation for Graphene Nanosheets
Jian Mao, Ruohai Guo, and Li-Tang Yan*
Biomaterials 2014, 35(23), 6069-6077.
44.    Unique Dynamical Approach of Fully Wrapping Dendrimer-Like Soft Nanoparticles by Lipid Bilayer Membrane
Ruohai Guo, Jian Mao, and Li-Tang Yan*
ACS Nano 2013, 7(12), 10646-10653.
43.    Janus Nanorods in Shearing-to-Relaxing Polymer Blends
Wei Li, Bojun Dong, and Li-Tang Yan*
Macromolecules 2013, 46(18), 7465-7476.
42.    Interplay between Crystallization and Phase Separation in PS-b-PMMA/PEO Blends: The Effect of Confinement
Nan Chen, Li-Tang Yan, and Xu-Ming Xie*
Macromolecules 2013, 46(9), 3544-3553.
41.    Harnessing Dynamic Covalent Bonds in Patchy Nanoparticles: Creating Shape-Shifting Building Blocks for Rational and Responsive Self-Assembly
Ruohai Guo, Zhengyang Liu, Xu-Ming Xie, and Li-Tang Yan*
J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2013, 4, 1221-1226.
40.    Computer simulation of cell entry of graphene nanosheet
Ruohai Guo, Jian Mao, Li-Tang Yan*
Biomaterials 2013, 34(17), 4296–4301.
39.    Role of compatibilizer in multicomponent polymer mixtures under shear flow
Ruohai Guo, Jialin Li, Li-Tang Yan* and Xu-Ming Xie
Soft Matter 2013, 9(1), 255-260.
38.    Computational Modeling and Simulation of Nanoparticle Self-Assembly in Polymeric Systems: Structures, Properties and External Field Effects
Li-Tang Yan*, Xu-Ming Xie
Progress In Polymer Science 2013, 38(2), 369-405.
37.    Promoting the Network Formation in Nanorod-filled Binary Blends
Li-Tang Yan, Egor Maresov, Ryan C. Hayward, Todd Emrick, Thomas P. Russell, Anna C. Balazs
MRS Proceedings 2012, 1411.
36.    Confined crystallization behaviors and phase morphologies of PVCH-PE-PVCH/PE homopolymer blends
Pei-Qian Yu, Li-Tang Yan, Nan Chen, Xu-Ming Xie
Polymer 2012, 53(21), 4727-4736.
35.    Directed self-assembly of Janus nanorods in binary polymer mixture: towards precise control of nanorod orientation relative to interface
Kunlun Xu, Ruohai Guo, Bojun Dong, Li-Tang Yan*
Soft Matter 2012, 8(37), 9581-9588.
34.    Length Dependent Assembly of a Stiff Polymer Chain at the Interface of a Carbon Nanotube
Ruohai Guo, Zhen Tan, Kunlun Xu, Li-Tang Yan*
ACS Macro Letters 2012, 1(8), 977-981.
33.    Effect of Multivalent Counterions on the Morphology and Interactions Polyelectrolyte Chains Grafted on Carbon Nanotubes
Li-Tang Yan*, Ruohai Guo
Soft Matter 2012, 8, 660-666.
32.    Self-Assembly of Nanorods in Ternary Mixtures: Prompting the Percolation of Nanorods and Creating Interfacially Jammed Gels
Li-Tang Yan, Anna C Balazs
Journal of Materials Chemistry 2011, 21(37), 14178-14184.
31.    Self-Assembly of Mixture of Nanorods in Binary, Phase-Separating Blend
Li-Tang Yan, Egor Maresov, Gavin A Buxton, Anna Balazs
Soft Matter 2011, 7(2), 595-607.
30.    Surface-Directed Phase Separation and the Formation of Unique Phase Structures
Li-Tang Yan, Xu-Ming Xie
Polymer Bulletin (Chinese) 2011, 4, 42-54.
29.    Complexes Comprised of a Dendrimer and a Vesicle: Role of Vesicle Size and the Surface Tension of the Vesicle Membrane
Li-Tang Yan*, Xiaobo Yu
Nanoscale 2011, 3(9), 3812-3818.
28.    Lamellar Microstructure and Dynamic Behavior of Diblock Copolymer/Nanoparticle Composites under Electric Fields
Li-Tang Yan*, Heiko G. Schoberth, Alexander Böker*
Soft Matter 2010, 6(23), 5956-5964.
27.    Determination of Polymer Morphology from a Single Intensity Measurement in the Reciprocal Space
Guohai Situ*, Li-Tang Yan*
European Polymer Journal 2010, 46(9), 1891-1895.
26.    Self-Assembly of Janus Nanoparticles in Diblock Copolymers
Li-Tang Yan*, Glaiser Nicole, Suji-Kumar Ghosh, Alexander Böker*
ACS Nano 2010, 4(2), 913–920.
25.    Enhanced Permeability of Charged Dendrimers across Tense Lipid Bilayer Membranes
Li-Tang Yan,* Xiaobo Yu
ACS Nano 2009, 3(8), 2171-2176.
24.    Charged Dendrimers on Lipid Bilayer Membranes: Insight through Dissipative Particle Dynamics Simulations
Li-Tang Yan*, Xiaobo Yu
Macromolecules 2009, 42(16), 6277-6283.
23.    Dissipative Particle Dynamics Simulations on Overcharging Cylindrical Polyelectrolyte Brushes with Multivalent Counterions
Li-Tang Yan*, Xinjun Zhang
Soft Matter 2009, 25(6), 3808-3813.
22.    Shaping Colloidal Rutile into Thermally Stable and Porous Mesoscopic Titania Balls(Highlight on Cover)
Ram Sai Yelamanchili, Yan Lu, Thomas Lunkenbein, Nobuyoshi Miyajima, Li-Tang Yan, Matthias Ballauff, and Josef Breu
Small 2009, 5(11), 1326-1333.
21.    Large-scale Oriented Assembly of Nanoparticles in Diblock Copolymer Templates under Electric Fields
Li-Tang Yan*, Heiko G. Schoberth, Alexander Böker*
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2009, 210(12), 1003-1010.
20.    Influence of counterion valency on the conformational behavior of cylindrical polyelectrolyte brushes
Li-Tang Yan*, Youyong Xu, Matthius Ballauff, Axel. H. E. Müller, Alexander Böker*
Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2009, 113(15), 5104–5110.
19.    Phase Dynamics and Wetting Layer Formation Mechanisms of Pattern-Directed Phase Separation in Binary Polymer Mixture Films with Asymmetry Compositions
Jialin Li, Li-Tang Yan*, Xu–Ming Xie*
Polymer 2009, 128(15), 154702.
18.    Dissipative Particle Simulations of Complexes Comprised of Cylindrical Polyelectrolyte Brushes and Oppositely Charged Linear Polyelectrolytes
Li-Tang Yan*, Xinjun Zhang
Langmuir 2009, 25(6), 3808-3813.
17.    Kinetic Pathway of Pattern-Directed Phase Separation in Binary Polymer mixture Films
Li-Tang Yan*, Jialin Li, Yao Li, Xu-Ming Xie*
Macromolecules 2008, 41(10), 3605-3612.
16.    Surface-Directed Phase Separation via Two-Step Quench Process in Binary Polymer Mixture Films with Asymmetry Compositions
Li-Tang Yan*, Jialin Li, Fengbo Zhang, Xu-Ming Xie
Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2008, 112(29), 8499-8506.
15.    Three-Dimensional Numerical Simulations of Lamellar Structure via Two-Step Surface-Directed Phase Separation in Polymer Blend Films
Li-Tang Yan, Jialin Li, Xu-Ming Xie
Journal of Chemical Physics 2008, 128(22), 224906.
14.    The Phase Dynamics and Wetting Layer Formation Mechanisms in Two-Step Surface-Directed Spinodal Decomposition
Li-Tang Yan, Xu-Ming Xie
Journal of Chemical Physics 2008, 128(15), 154702.
13.    Lamellar Morphology Induced by Two-Step Surface-Directed Spinodal Decomposition in Binary Polymer Mixture Films
Li-Tang Yan, Xu-Ming Xie
Journal of Chemical Physics 2008, 128(3), 034901.
12.    Wetting Layer Formation Mechanisms of Surface-directed Phase Separation Under different Quench Depths with Off-critical Compositions in Polymer Binary Mixture
Li-Tang Yan, Xu-Ming Xie
Journal of Chemical Physics 2007, 126(6), 064908.
11.    Synthesis and Characterization of Biodegradable Poly(butylene succinate-co-butylene methyl succinate)
Yuanbi Sun, Jun Xu, Yongxiang Xu, Li-Tang Yan, Baohua Guo
Chemical Journal Chinese Universities 2006, 27(2), 360-364.
10.    Numerical Simulation of Surface Effects on Spinodal Decomposition in Polymer Binary Mixture: Quench Depth Dependence
Li-Tang Yan, Xu-Ming Xie
Macromolecules 2006, 39(6), 2388-2397.
9.    Numerical Simulation of Substrate Effects on Spinodal Decomposition in Polymer Binary Mixture: Effects of the Surface Potential
Li-Tang Yan, Xu-Ming Xie
Polymer 2006, 47(18), 6472-6480.
8.    Study Diffusion Effects on Chain Extension Reactions Based on the Reptation Theory
Li-Tang Yan, Bao-Hua Guo, Jun Xu, Xu-Ming Xie
Polymer 2006, 47(10), 3696-3704.
7.    Analysis of Phase Morphology and Dynamics of Immiscible PP/PA1010 Blends and Its Partial-miscible Blends during Melt Mixing from SEM Patterns
Li-Tang Yan, Jing Sheng
Polymer 2006, 47(8), 2894-2903.
6.    Monte Carlo Simulation of Diffusion Effects on Chain Extension Reactions
Li-Tang Yan, Bao-Hua Guo, Jun Xu, Xu-Ming Xie
Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics 2006, 44(19), 2902–2911.
5.    The Morphology and dynamics of Substrate Effects on Spinodal Decomposition in Binary Mixtures with Short-range Potential
Li-Tang Yan, Xu-Ming Xie
Macromolecular Theory and Simulations 2006, 15(3), 226-237.
4.    Blends of polypropylene with poly(cis-butadiene) rubber. III. Study on the phase structure and morphology of incompatible blends of polypropylene with poly(cis-butadiene) rubber
Guiqiu Ma, Yunhui Zhao, Li-Tang Yan, Yunyan Li, Jing Sheng
Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2006, 100(6), 4900-4909.
3.    Monte Carlo Simulation of Chain Extension Using Bisoxazolines as Coupling Agent
Li-Tang Yan, Zhen-Yu Qian, Bao-Hua Guo, Jun Xu, Xu-Ming Xie
Polymer 2005, 46(4), 11918-11926.
2.    Carboxyl Terminated Polymer Chain Extension Using a Bisoxazoline Coupling Agent: Monte Carlo Simulation
Li-Tang Yan, Zhen-Yu Qian, Bao-Hua Guo, Jun Xu, Xu-Ming Xie
Macromolecular Theory and Simulations 2005, 14(2), 586-595.
1.    Numerical Simulation of Substrate Effects on Spinodal Decomposition in Polymer Binary Mixture: Morphology and Dynamics
Li-Tang Yan, Xu-Ming Xie
Polymer 2005, 46(18), 7684-7694.