1. Zhang, K. D.; Tian, J.; Hanifi, D.; Zhang, Y.; Sun, A. C.-H.; Zhou, T.; Zhang, L.; Zhao, X.*; Liu, Y.*; Li, Z-T.* “Towards a Single-Layer Two-Dimensional Honeycomb-Shaped Supramolecular Organic Framework in Water”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 17913-17918 (COVER ART).
  2. Geyer, F. L.; Pun, A.; Hanifi, D.; Bunz, U. H. F.; Liu, Y.* “Growth of Rylene Diimide Crystalline Layers on Aminoalkyltriethoxysilane-Monolayers for Organic Field Effect Transistor Applications”, J. Mater. Chem. C. 2013, 1, 6661-6666.
  3. Scheele, M.; Engel, J. H.; Ferry, V. E.; Hanifi, D.; Liu, Y.; Alivisatos, A. P.* “Nonmonotonic Size Dependence in the Hole Mobility of Methoxide Stabilized PbSe Quantum Dot Solids”, ACS Nano 2013, 7, 6774-6781.
  4. Lee, J. R. I.; Han, T. Y.-J.; Willey, T. M.; Nielsen, M. H.; Klivansky, L. M.; Liu, Y.; Chung, S.; Terminello, L. J.; Buuren, T. van; De Yoreo, J. J. “Cooperative Reorganization of Mineral and Template during Directed Nucleation of Calcium Carbonate”, J. Phys. Chem. C. 2013, 117, 11076-11085.
  5. Liu, Y.*; Li, Z.-T.* “A Dynamic Route to Structure and Function–Recent Advances in Imine-Based Organic Nanostructured Materials”, Aust. J. Chem. 2013, 66, 9-22.
  6. Pun, A.; Hanifi, D.; Kiel, G.; O’Brien, E.; Liu, Y.* “Facile Route to an All-Organic, Triply Threaded, Interlocked Structure by Templated Dynamic Clipping”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 124, 13296-13299.
  7. Hanifi, D.; Pun, A.; Liu, Y.* “Synthesis and Properties of Bisphosphole-Bridged Ladder Oligophenylenes”, Chem. Asian. J. 2012, 7, 2615-2620.
  8. Klivansky, L. M.; Hanifi, D.; Koshkakaryan, G.; Holycross, D. R.; Gorski, E. K.; Wu, Q.; Chai, M.; Liu, Y.* “A complementary disk-shaped p-electron donor-acceptor pair with high binding affinity”, Chem. Sci. 2012, 3, 2009-2014.
  9. You, L.; Chen, S.; Zhao, X.; Liu, Y.; Lan, W.; Zhang, Y.; Lu, H.; Cao, C.; Li, Z.-T.* “C-H•••O Hydrogen Bonding Induced Triazole Foldamers: Efficient Halogen Bonding Receptors for Organohalogens”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 1657-1661.
  10. Zhang, K.-D.; Zhao, X.;* Wang, G.-T.; Liu, Y.;* Zhang, Y.; Lu, H.-J.;* Jiang, X.-K.; Li, Z.-T.* “Foldamers in Pseudo[2]rotaxanes and [2]Rotaxanes: Tuning the Switching Kinetics and Metastability”, Tetrahedron 2012, 68, 4517-4527.
  11. Zhang, Y.; Hanifi, D.; Alvarez, S.; Antonio, F.; Pun, A.; Klivansky, L. M.; Hexemer, A.; Ma, B.; Liu, Y.* “Charge Transport Anisotropy in n-Type Disk-Shaped Triphenylene-Tris(aroyleneimidazole)s”, Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 6528-6531.
  12. Song, Y.; Klivansky, L. M.; Liu, Y.; Chen, S.-W.* “Enhanced Stability of Janus Nanoparticles by Covalent Cross-Linking of Surface Ligands”, Langmuir, 2011, 27, 14581–14588.
  13. Zhang, K.-D.; Zhao, X.;* Wang, G.-T.; Liu, Y.;* Zhang, Y.; Lu, H.-J.;* Jiang, X.-K.; Li, Z.-T.* “Foldamer-Tuned Switching Kinetics and Metastability of [2]Rotaxanes”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 9866-9870.
  14. Wang W; Hong, S; Tran, A; Jiang, H.; Triano, R.; Liu, Y.; Chen, X.; Wu, P.* “Sulfated Ligands for the Copper(I)-catalyzed Azide-Alkyne Cycloaddition”, Chem. Asian. J. 2011, 6, 2796-2802.
  15. Chen, T. L.; Zhang, Y.; Smith, P.; Tamayo, A.; Liu, Y.; Ma, B.* “Diketopyrrolopyrrole-Containing Oligothiophene-Fullerene Triads and Their Use in Organic Solar Cells”, ACS. Appl. Mat. Int. 2011, 3, 2275-2280.
  16. Besanceney, C.; Jiang, H.; Zheng, T.; Feng, L.; Soriano del Amo, D.; Wang, W.; Klivansky, L. M.; Marlow, F. L.*; Liu, Y.;* Wu, P.* “Raising the Efficacy of Bioorthogonal Click Reactions for Bioconjugation: A Comparative Study”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 8051-8056.
  17. Zheng, T.; Jiang, H.; Gros, M.; Liu, Y.; Peng, W.* “Tracking N-acetyllactosamine on Cell Surface Glycans in vivo”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 4113-4118.
  18. Hanifi, D.; Cao, D.; Klivansky, L. M.; Liu, Y.* “Novel n-Type Tris(aroyleneimidazole) and Its Analogs: Synthesis, Physical Properties and Self-Assembly”, Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 3454-3456 (Top ten most accessed articles in February).
  19. Koshkakaryan, G.; Jiang, P.; Cao, D.; Klivansky, L. M.; Altoe, V.; Zhang, Y.; Ma, B.; Salmeron, M.; Aloni, S.; Liu, Y.* “Multi-Layered Nanofibers from Stacks of Single-Molecular Thick Hexakis(alkoxyl)triphenylenes”, Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 8579-8581 (Editor’s choice as “Hot Paper”).
  20. Amo, D. S.; Wang, W.; Jiang, H.; Besanceney,C.; Amos, Y.; Levy, M.; Liu, Y.; Marlow, F. L.; Wu, P.* “Dynamic in vivo Imaging Using Biocompatible Copper(I) Catalysts”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 16893-16899 (Highlighted by C&EN news “Imaging Molecules on Living Cells”).
  21. Koshkakaryan, G.; Cao, D.; Klivansky, L. M.; Teat, S. J.; Tran, J. L.; Liu, Y.* “Dual Selectivity Expressed in [2+2+1] Dynamic Clipping of Unsymmetrical [2]Catenanes”, Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 1528-1531.
  22. Cao, D.; Amelia, M.; Klivansky, L. M.; Koshkakaryan, G.; Khan, S. I.; Semeraro, M.; Silvi, S.; Venturi, M.; Credi, A.;* Liu, Y.* “Probing Donor-Acceptor Interactions and Co-Conformational Changes in Redox Active Desymmetrized [2]Catenanes”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 1110-1122.
  23. Klivansky, L. M.; Koshkakaryan, G.; Cao, D.; Liu, Y.* “Linear π-Acceptor Templated Dynamic Clipping to Macrobicycles and [2]Rotaxanes”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 4185-4189.
  24. Koshkakaryan, G.; Klivansky, L. M.; Cao, D.; Snauko, M.; Teat, S. J.; Struppe, J. O.; Liu, Y.* “Alternative Donor-Acceptor Stacks from Crown Ethers and Naphthalene Diimide Derivatives: Rapid, Selective Formation from Solution and Solid State Grinding”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 2078-2079.
  25. Juluri, B. K.; Kumar, A. S.; Liu, Y.; Ye, T.; Yang, Y-W.; Flood, A. H.; Stoddart, J. F.; Weiss, P. S.; Huang, T. J., “A Nanomechanical Actuator Driven Electrochemically by Artificial Molecular Muscles”, ACS Nano 2009, 3,291-300.
  26. Koshkakaryan, G.; Parimal, K.; He, J.; Zhang, X.; Abliz, Z.; Flood, A. H.; Liu, Y.* “π-Stacking Enhanced Dynamic Self-Assembly of Donor-Acceptor Metallo-[2]Catenanes from Diimide Derivatives and Crown Ethers”, Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 10211-10218.
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  28. Liu, Y.;* Zhang, X.; Klivansky, L. M.; Koshkakaryan, G., “Enhancing the Reactivity of 1,2,3-Triazoles in ‘Click’ Macrocycles by Face-to-Face Dibenzylammonium Ion Binding”, Chem. Commun. 2007, 45, 4773-4775.
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  30. Liu, Y.* “Self-Assembled Ring-in-Ring Complexes from Metal-Ligand Coordination Macrocycles and b-Cyclodextrin”, Tetrahedron Lett. 2007, 48, 3871-3874.
  31. Nygaad, S.; Liu, Y.; Stein, P.; Flood, A. H.; Jeppesen, J. O., “Using Molecular Force to Overcome Steric Barriers in a Spring-Like Molecular Ouroborous”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2007, 17, 751-762.