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Nature Materials 17 (11), 1005

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Liu, A. T.; Hampel, M.; Yang, J. F..; Pervan, A.; Koman, V. B.; Zhang, G.; Kozawa, D.; Murphey, T. D.; Palacios, T.*; Strano, M. S.* Colloidal Robotics. Nature Materials 2023, 22, 1453–62.


Liu, A. T.* Measuring Carrier Density and Mobility in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes via Nuclear Magnetic Resonance. Nanoscale Horizons 2023.


Gong, X.; Kwak, S-Y.; Cho, S-Y.; Lundberg, D.; Liu, A. T.; McGee, M. K.; Strano, M. S.* Single-Molecule Methane Sensing Using Palladium-Functionalized nIR Fluorescent Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. ACS Sensors, 2023, 8, 4207–15.


Kozawa, D.; Li, S. X; Ichihara, T.; Rajan, A. G.; Gong, X.; He, G.; Koman, V. B.; Zeng, Y.; Kuehne, M.; Silmore, K. S.; Parviz, D.; Liu, P.; Liu, A. T.; Faucher, S.; Yuan, Z.; Warner, J.; Blankschtein, D.; Strano, M. S.* Discretized Hexagonal Boron Nitride Quantum Emitters and Their Chemical Interconversion. Nanotechnology 2023, 34, 115702.



Yang, J. F.; Berrueta, T. A.; Brooks, A. M.; Liu, A. T.; Zhang, G.; Gonzalez-Medrano, D.; Yang, S.; Koman, V. B.; Chvykov, P.; LeMar, L. N.; Miskin, M. Z.; Murphey, T. D.; Strano, M. S.* Emergent Microrobotic Oscillators via Asymmetry-Induced Order. Nature Communications 2022, 13, 5734.

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Zeng, Y.; Gordiichuk, P. Ichihara, T.; Zhang, G.; Sandoz-Rosado, E.; Wetzel, E. D.; Tresback, J.; Yang, J.; Kozawa, D.; Yang, Z.; Kuehne, M.; Quien, M.; Yuan, Z.; Gong, X.; He, G.; Lundberg, D. J.; Liu, P.; Liu, A. T.; Yang, J. F.; Kulik, H. J.; Strano, M. S.* Irreversible Synthesis of an Ultrastrong Two-dimensional Polymeric Material. Nature 2022, 602,91–5.

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Yang, J. F.; Liu, A. T.; Berruueta, A. T.; Zhang, G.; Brooks, A. M.; Koman, V. B.;  Yang, S.; Gong, X.; Murphey, T. D.; Strano, M. S.* Memristor Circuits for Colloidal Robotics: Temporal Access to Memory, Sensing, and Actuation. Advanced Intelligent Systems 2021, 2100205.


Liu, A. T.†; Kunai, Y.†; Cottrill, A. L.; Kaplan, A.; Zhang, G.; Kim, H.; Mollah, R. S.; Eatmon, Y. L.; Strano, M. S.* Solvent-induced Electrochemistry at an Electrically Asymmetric Carbon Janus Particle. Nature Communications 2021, 12, 1–9.

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Liu, A. T.†; Yang, J. F.†; LeMar, L. N.; Zhang, G.; Pervan, A.; Murphey, T. D.; Strano, M. S.* Autoperforation of Two-dimensional Materials to Generate Colloidal State Machines Capable of Locomotion. Faraday Discussions 2021, 227, 213–32.



Zhang, G.; Cottrill, A. L.; Koman, V. B.; Liu, A. T.; Mahajan, S. G. Piephoff, D. E.; Strano, M. S.* Persistent, Single-polarity Energy Harvesting from Ambient Thermal Fluctuations Using a Thermal Resonance Device with Thermal Diodes. Applied Energy 2020, 280, 115881.



Salem, D. P.; Gong, X.; Liu, A. T.; Akombi, K.; Strano, M. S.* Immobilization and Function of nIR-Fluorescent Carbon Nanotube Sensors on Paper Substrates for Fluidic ManipulationAnalytical Chemistry 201992, 916–923.


Cottril, A. L.; Zhang, G.; Liu, A. T.; Bakytbekov, A.; Silmore, K. S.; Koman, V. B.; Shamim, A.; Strano, M. S.* Persistent Energy Harvesting in the Harsh Desert Environment Using a Thermal Resonance Device: Design, Testing, and AnalysisApplied Energy 2019235, 1514–1523.


Liu, A. T.; Zhang, G.; Strano, M. S. Energy Harvesting Techniques Mediated by Molecular Interactions with Nanostructured Carbon MaterialsRobotic Systems and Autonomous Platforms 2019, 389–424.


Yang, J. F.; Liu, P.; Koman, V. B.; Liu, A. T.; Strano, M. S. Synthetic Cells: Colloidal-Sized State MachinesRobotic Systems and Autonomous Platforms 2019, 361–386.



Liu, A. T.; Ge, Z.; Cottrill, A. L.; Strano, M. S.* Direct Energy Generation via Molecular Interaction with Nano-structured Materials, a Mechanistic PerspectiveAdvanced Energy Materials 2018, 8, 1802212.


Liu, P.†; Liu, A. T.†; Kozawa, D.; Dong, J.; Saccone, M.; Koman, V. B.; Wang, S.; Son, Y.; Wong, M. H.; Strano, M. S.* Autoperforation of 2D Materials for Generating Two Terminal Memresistive Janus ParticlesNature Materials 2018, 17, 1005–1012.


Liu, A. T.; Liu, P.; Koman, V. B.; Kozawa, D.; Strano, M. S. Syncells – Artificial Colloidal Folded 2D Electronic State MachinesUS 62/525,752.


Cottrill, A. L.; Wang, S.; Liu, A. T.; Strano, M. S.* Dual Phase Change Thermal Diodes for Enhanced Rectification Ratios: Theory and ExperimentAdvanced Energy Materials 2018, 1702692.


Koman, V. B.; Liu, P.; Kozawa, D.; Liu, A. T.; Cottrill, A. L.; Son, Y.; Lebron, J. A.; Strano, M. S.* Colloidal, Nanoelectronic State Machines Based on 2D Materials for Aerosolizable ElectronicsNature Nanotechnology 2018, 13, 819-827.

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Cottrill, A. L.; Liu, A. T.; Kunai, Y.; Koman, V. B.; Kaplan, A.; Mahajan, S. G.; Liu, P.; Toland, A. R.; Strano, M. S.* Ultra-High Thermal Effusivity Materials for Resonant, Ambient Thermal Energy HarvestingNature Communications 2018, 9, 664.

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Strano, M. S.; Cottrill, A. L.; Mahajan, S. G.; Liu, A. T.; Koman, V. B. Materials, Devices, and Methods for Resonant Ambient Thermal Energy HarvestingUS Patent Application 20190063412.


Liu, P.; Cottrill, A. L.; Kozawa, D.; Koman, V. B.; Parviz, D.; Liu, A. T.; Yang, J.; Tran, T. Q.; Wong, M. H.; Wang, S.; Strano, M. S.* Emerging Trands in 2D Nanotechnology that Are Redefining Our Understanding of “Nanocomposites”Nano Today 2018, 21, 18–40.



Salem, D. P.; Gong, X.; Liu, A. T.; Koman, V. B.; Dong, J.; Strano, M. S.* Ionic Strength Mediated Phase Transitions of Surface Adsorbed DNA on Signed-walled Carbon NanotubesJ. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 16791–16802.


Bellisario, D. O.; Liu, A. T.; Kozawa, D.; Han, R.; Harris, J. K.; Zabala, R. B.; Wang, Q. H.; Agrawal, K. V.; Son, Y.; Strano, M. S.* Experimental Observation of Real Time Molecular Dynamics using Electromigrated Tunnel JunctionsJ. Phys. Chem. C 2017, 121, 22550–22558.


Kunai, Y.†; Liu, A. T.†; Cottrill, A. L.; Koman, V. B.; Strano, M. S.* Observation of the Marcus Inverted Region of Electron Transfer from Asymmetric Chemical Doping of Pristine (nm) Single-walled Carbon NanotubesJ. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 15328–15336.


Son, Y.†; Kozawa, D.†; Liu, A. T.; Koman, V. B.; Wang, Q. H.; Strano, M. S.* A Study of Bilayer Phosphorene Stability under MoS2 Passivation2D Materials 2017, 4, 025091.


Kwak, S.; Wong, M. H.; Lew, T. T. S.; Bisker, G.; Lee, M. A.; Kaplan, A.; Dong, J.; Liu, A. T.; Koman, V. B.; Sinclair, R. M.; Hamann, C.; Strano, M. S.* Nanosensor Technology Applied to Living Plant SystemsAnnu. Rev. Anal. Chem. 2017, 10, 113–140.



Schmidt, J.; Choi, J.; Liu, A. T.; Slusarczyk, M.; Fu, G. C.* A General, Modular Method for the Catalytic Asymmetric Synthesis of Alkylboronate Esters via Alkyl-Alkyl Cross-CouplingScience 2016, 354, 1265–1269.

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Liu, A. T.†; Kunai, Y.†; Liu, P.; Kaplan, A.; Cottrill, A. L.; Smith-Dell, J. S.; Strano, M. S.* Electrical Energy Gene-ration via Reversible Chemical Doping on Carbon Nanotube FibersAdvanced Materials 2016, 28, 9752–9757.


Mahajan, S. G.†; Liu, A. T.†; Cottrill, A. L.; Kunai, Y.; Bender, D.; Castillo, J.; Gibbs, S. L; Strano, M. S.* Sustainable Power Sources Based on High Efficiency Thermopower Wave DevicesEnergy and Environmental Science 2016, 9, 1290–1298.

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Davis, T. M.*; Liu, A. T.; Lew, C. M.; Xie, D.; Benin, A. I.; Elomari, S.; Zones, S. I.; Deem, M. W.* Computationally Guided Synthesis of SSZ-52: A Zeolite for Engine Exhaust Clean-up. Chemistry of Materials 2016, 28, 708–711.


Liu, A. T.; Davis, T. M.; Lew, C. M.; Xie, D.; Elomari, S. A.; Deem, M. Method For Preparing Zeolite SSZ52US 2016/0068402 A1.

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Liu, A. T.; Zaveri, R. A.; Seinfeld, J. H.* Analytical Solution for Transient Partitioning and Reaction of a Condensing Vapor Species in a DropletAtmospheric Environment 2014, 89, 651–654.


Lai, H. W. H.; Liu, A. T.; Emenike, B. U.; Carroll W. R.; Roberts, J. D.* Conformational Preferences of N,N-Dimethylsuccinamate  as a Function of Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metal Salts: Experimental Studies in DMSO and Water as Determined by 1H-NMR SpectroscopyJ. Phys. Chem. A. 2014, 118, 1965–1970.


Liu, A. T. Nag, M.; Carroll, W. R.; Roberts, J. D.* Conformational Analysis of N,N,N-Trimethyl-(3,3-dimethylbutyl)ammonium Iodide by NMR Spectroscopy: a Sterically Hindered Trans-standardMagn. Reson. Chem. 2013, 51(11), 701–704.


Liu, A. T.; Emenike, B. U.; Carroll, W. R.; Roberts, J. D.* Conformational Equilibria of N,N-Dimethylsuccinamic Acid and Its Lithium Salt as a Function of SolventOrg. Lett. 2013, 15(4), 760–763.


Emenike, B. U.; Liu, A. T.; Naveo, E. P.; Roberts, J. D.* Substituent Effects on Energetics of Peptide-Carboxylate Hydrogen Bonds as Studied by 1H-NMR Spectroscopy: Implications for Enzyme CatalysisJ. Org. Chem. 2013, 78(23), 11765–11771.