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  82. P. Cao, P. Bai, A. A. Omrani, Y. Xiao, K. L. Meaker, H.-Z. Tsai, A. Yan, H. S. Jung, R. Khajeh, G. F. Rodgers, Y. Kim, A. S. Aikawa, M. A. Kolaczkowski, Y. Liu, A. Zettl, K. Xu, M. F. Crommie, T. Xu. Preventing Thin Film Dewetting via Graphene Capping, Advanced Materials, 2017, 1701536. (early view)
  81. J. Huang, Y. Xiao, and T. Xu. Achieving 3-D Nanoparticle Assembly in Nanocomposite Thin Films via Kinetic Control, Macromolecules, 2017, 50(5), 2183-2188.
  80. J. Ang, B.T. Jung, H. Dong, and T. Xu. Kinetic Pathway of 3-Helix Micelle Formation, Biomacromolecules, 2017, 18(3), 976-984
  79. R. Lund, J. Ang, J.Y. Shu, and T. Xu. Understanding Peptide Oligomeric State in Langmuir Monolayers of Amphiphilic 3-Helix Bundle-forming Peptide-PEG Conjugates, Biomacromolecules, 2016, 17(12), 3964-3972
  78. J. Ang, D. Ma, R. Lund, S. Keten, and T. Xu. Internal Structure of 15 nm 3-Helix Micelle Revealed by Small-Angle Neutron Scattering and Coarse-Grained MD Simulation, Biomacromolecules, 2016, 17(10), 3262-3267
  77. K. Thorkelsson, N. Bronstein, and T. Xu. Nanorod-Based Supramolecular Nanocomposites: Effects of Nanorod Length, Macromolecules, 2016, 49(17), 6669-6677
  76. S. Liu and T. Xu. Ionic Liquids Containing Block Copolymer Based Supramolecules, Macromolecules, 2016, 49(16), 6075-6083
  75. S.N. Raja, D. Zherebetskyy, S. Wu, P. Ercius, A. Powers, A.C.K. Olson, D.X. Du, L. Lin, S. Govindjee, L.W. Wang, T. Xu, A.P. Alivisatos, R.O. Ritchie. Mechanisms of Local Stress Sensing in Multifunctional Polymer Films Using Fluorescent Tetrapod Nanocrystals, Nano Letter, 2016, 16(8), 5060-5067
  74. B.J. Rancatore, P. Bai, T. Xu. Organic Semiconductor-Based Supramolecular Nanocomposites, Macromolecules, 2016, 49(11), 4155-4163
  73. J.E. Bachman, Z.P. Smith, T. Li, T. Xu, J.R. Long. Enhanced ethylene separation and plasticization resistance in polymer membranes incorporating metal-organic framework nanocrystals, Nature Materials, 2016, 15, 845-849
  72. K.Y. Lee, P. Bai, B.J. Rancatore, B. He, Y. Liu, T. Xu. Improved Hierarchical Ordering in Supramolecules via Symmetrically Bifunctionalized Organic Semiconductor, Macromolecules, 2016, 49(7), 2639-2645
  71. B.J. Rancatore, B.S. Kim, C.E. Mauldin, J.M.J. Frechet, T. Xu. Organic Semiconductor-Containing Supramolecules: Effect of Small Molecule Crystallization and Molecular Packing, Macromolecules, 2016, 49(3), 833-843
  70. X. Ye, C. Zhu, P. Ercius, S.N. Raja, B. He, M.R. Jones, M.R. Hauwiller, Y. Liu, T. Xu, A.P. Alivisatos. Structural diversity in binary superlattices self-assembled from polymer-grafted nanocrystals, Nature Communications, 2015, 6:10052
  69. J.W. Seo, J. Ang, L.M. Mahakian, S. Tam, B. Fite, E.S. Ingham, J. Beyer, J. Forsayeth, K.S. Bankiewicz, T. Xu, K.W. Ferrara. Self-assembled 20-nm 64Cu-micelles enhance accumulation in rat glioblastoma, Journal of Controlled Release, 2015, 220, 51-60
  68. C. Zhang and T. Xu. Co-assembly of cyclic peptide nanotubes and block copolymers in thin films: controlling the kinetic pathway, Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 15117-15121
  67. S.N. Raja, A.C. Olsen, A. Limaye, K. Thorkelsson, A. Luong, L. Lin, R.O. Ritchie, T. Xu, A.P. Alivisatos. Influence of three-dimensional nanoparticle branching on the Young's modulus of nanocomposites: Effect of interface orientation, PNAS, 2015, 112 (21), 6533-6538
  66. J. Kao and T. Xu. Nanoparticle Assemblies in Supramolecular Nanocomposite Thin Films: Concentration Dependence, JACS, 2015, 137 (19), 6356-6365
  65. K. Thorkelsson, P. Bai and T. Xu. Self-Assembly and Applications of Anisotropic Materials: A Review, Nano Today, 2015, 10 (1), 48-66
  64. H. Dong, R. Lund and T. Xu. Micelle Stabilization via Entropic Repulsion: Balance of Force Directionality and Geometric Packing of Subunits, Biomacromolecules, 2015, 16 (3), 743-747
  63. N. Dube, J. W. Seo, H. Dong, J. Y. Shu, R. Lund, L. M. Mahakian, K. W. Ferrara and T. Xu. Effect of Alkyl Length of Peptide-Polymer Amphiphile on Cargo Encapsulation Stability and Pharmacokinetics of 3-Helix Micelles, Biomacromolecules, 2014, 15 (8), 2963-2970
  62. J. Kao, K. Thorkelsson, P. Bai, Z. Zhang, C. Sun and T. Xu. Rapid Fabrication of Hierarchically Structured Supramolecular Nanocomposite Thin Films in One Minute, Nature Communications, 2014, 5:4053
  61. M. Scheele, D. Hanifi, D. Zherebetskyy, S. T. Chourou, S. Axnanda, B. J. Rancatore, K. Thorkelsson, T. Xu, Z. Liu, L.-W. Wang, Y. Liu, and A. P. Alivisatos. PbS Nanoparticles Capped with Tetrathiafulvalenetetracarboxylate: Utilizing Energy Level Alignment for Efficient Carrier Transport, ACS Nano, 2014, 8 (3), 2532-2540
  60. P. Bai, J. Kao, J. H. Chen, W. Mickelson, A. Zettl, and T. Xu. Nanostructures on Graphene using Supramolecule and Supramolecular Nanocomposites, Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 4503-4507
  59. E. A. Salegio, H. Streeter, N. Dube, P. Hadaczek, L. Samaranch, A. Kells, W. San Sebastian, Y. Zhai, J. Bringas, T. Xu, J. Forsayeth, and K. S. Bankiewicz Distribution of nanoparticles throughout the cerebral cortex of rodents and non-human primates: Implications for gene and drug therapy, Frontiers in Neuroanatomy, 2014, 8 (9), 1-8
  58. J. Kao, S. J. Jeong, Z. Jiang, D. H. Lee, K. Aissou, C. A. Ross, T. P. Russell, and T. Xu. Direct 3-D Nanoparticle Assemblies in Thin Films via Topographically Patterned Surfaces, Advanced Materials, 2014, 26 (18), 2777-2781
  57. K. H. Lee, J. Kao, S. S. Parizi, G. Caruntu, and T. Xu. Dielectric Properties of Barium Titanate Supramolecular Nanocomposites, Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 3526-3531
  56. N. Dube, J. Y. Shu, H. Dong, J. W. Seo, E. Ingham, A. Kheirolomoom, P.-Y. Chen, J. Forsayeth, K. Bankiewicz, K. W. Ferrara, and T. Xu. Evaluation of Doxorubicin-Loaded 3-Helix Micelles as Nanocarriers, Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14 (10), 3697-3705
  55. K. Thorkelsson, J. H. Nelson, A. P. Alivisatos, and T. Xu. End-to-End Alignment of Nanorods in Thin Films, Nano Letters, 2013, 13 (10), 4908-4913
  54. S. N. Raja, A. C. K. Olson, K. Thorkelsson, A. J. Luong, L. Hsueh, G. Chang, B. Gludovatz, L. Lin, T. Xu, R. O. Ritchie, and A. P. Alivisatos. Tetrapod Nanocrystals as Fluorescent Stress Probes for Electrospun Nanocomposites, Nano Letters, 2013, 13 (8), 3915-3922
  53. P. Bai, M. I. Kim, and T. Xu. Thermally Controlled Morphologies in a Block Copolymer Supramolecule via Nonreversible Order-Order Transitions, Macromolecules, 2013, 46 (14), 5531-5537
  52. R. Lund, J. Y. Shu, and T. Xu. A Small-angle X-ray Scattering Study of alpha-Helical Bundle-Forming Peptide-Polymer Conjugates in Solution: Chain Conformations, Macromolecules, 2013, 46 (4), 1625-1632.
  51. L. Ruiz, P. VonAchen, T. D. Lazzara, T. Xu, and S. Keten. Persistence length and stochastic fragmentation of supramolecular nanotubes under mechanical force, Nanotechnology, 2013, 24, 195103.
  50. J. Y. Shu, B. Panganiban, and T. Xu, Peptide-Polymer Conjugates: From Fundamental Science to Application, Annual Review of Physical Chemistry, 2013, 64, 631-657.
  49. J. Kao, P. Bai, J. M. Lucas, A. P. Alivisatos, and T. Xu, Size-Dependent Assemblies of Nanoparticle Mixtures in Thin Films, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2013, 135 (5), 1680-1683.
  48. J. Kao, K. Thorkelsson, P. Bai, B. J. Rancatore, and T. Xu, Toward functional nanocomposites: taking the best of nanoparticles, polymers, and small molecules, Chemical Society Reviews, 2013, 42 (7), 2654-2678.
  47. B. J. Rancatore, C. E. Mauldin, J. M. J. Frechet, and T. Xu, Small Molecule-Guided Thermoresponsive Supramolecular Assemblies, Macromolecules, 2012, 45 (20), 8292-8299.
  46. S. W. Hong, D. L. Voronov, D. H. Lee, A. Hexemer, H. A. Padmore, T. Xu, and T. P. Russell, Controlled Orientation of Block Copolymers on Defect-Free Faceted Surfaces, Advanced Materials, 2012, 24 (31), 4278-4283.
  45. H. Dong, J. Y. Shu, N. Dube, Y. Ma, M. V. Tirrell, K. H. Downing, and T. Xu, 3-Helix Micelles Stablized by Polymer Springs, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2012, 134 (28), 11807-11814.
  44. J. Y. Shu, R. Lund, and T. Xu, Solution Structural Characterization of Coiled-Coil Peptide-Polymer Side-Conjugates, Biomacromolecules, 2012, 13 (6), 1945-1955.
  43. H. Dong, N. Dube, J. Y. Shu, J. W. Seo, L. M. Mahakian, K. W. Ferrara, and T. Xu, Long-Circulating 15 nm Micelles Based on Amphiphilic 3-Helix Peptide-PEG Conjugates, ACS Nano, 2012, 6 (6), 5320-5329.
  42. J. Kao, P. Bai, V. P. Chuang, Z. Jiang, P. Ercius, and T. Xu, Nanoparticle Assemblies in Thin Films of Supramolecular Nanocomposites, Nano Letters, 2012, 12 (5), 2610-2618.
  41. S. W. Hong, J. Huh, X. Gu, D. H. Lee, W. H. Jo, S. Park, T. Xu, and T. P. Russell, Unidirectionally Aligned Line Patterns Driven by Entropic Effects on Faceted Surfaces, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2012, 109 (5), 1402-1406.
  40. K. Thorkelsson, A.J. Mastroianni, P. Ercius, and T. Xu, Direct Nanorod Assembly Using Block Copolymer-Based Supramolecules, Nano Letters, 2012, 12 (1), 498-504.
  39. R. Hourani, C. Zhang, R. van der Weegen, L. Ruiz, C. Li, S. Keten, B. A. Helms, and T. Xu, Processible Cyclic Peptide Nanotubes With Tunable Interiors, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2011, 133 (39), 15296-15299.
  38. J. Kao, J. Tingsanchali, and T. Xu, Effects of Interfacial Interactions and Film Thickness on Nonequilibrium Hierarchical Assemblies of Block Copolymer-Based Supramolecules in Thin Films, Macromolecules, 2011, 44 (11), 4392-4400.
  37. N. Dube, A.D. Presley, J.Y. Shu, and T. Xu, Amphiphilic Peptide-Polymer Conjugates with Side-Conjugation, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2011, 32 (4), 344-353.
  36. T. Xu, N. Zhao, F. Ren, R. Hourani, M.T. Lee, J.Y. Shu, S. Mao, and B.A. Helms, Subnanometer Porous Thin Films by the Co-assembly of Nanotube Subunits and Block Copolymers, ACS Nano, 2011, 5 (2), 1376-1384.
  35. A.D. Presley, J. Chang, and T. Xu, Directed co-assembly of heme proteins with amphiphilic block copolymers toward functional biomolecular materials, Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 172-179.
  34. K. Thorkelsson, B.J. Rancatore, C.E. Mauldin, J.M. Luther, D. Poulsen, J.M.J. Frechet, A.P. Alivisatos, and T. Xu, Modular small-molecule directed nanoparticle assembly, 10th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology, 2010, 51-55.
  33. J.Y. Shu, Y.-J. Huang, C. Tan, A.D. Presley, J. Chang, and T. Xu, Amphiphilic Peptide-Polymer Conjugates based on the Coiled-coil Helix Bundle, Biomacromolecules, 2010, 11 (6), 1443-1452.
  32. B.J. Rancatore, C.E. Mauldin, S.H. Tung, C. Wang, A. Hexemer, J. Strzalka, J.M.J. Fréchet and T. Xu, Nanostructured Organic Semiconductors via Directed Supramolecular Assembly, ACS Nano, 2010, 4 (5), 2721-2729.
  31. Y. Zhao, K. Thorkelsson, A.J. Mastroianni, T. Schilling, J.M. Luther, B.J. Rancatore, K. Matsunaga, H. Jinnai, Y. Wu, D. Poulsen, J.M.J. Fréchet, A.P. Alivisatos, T. Xu, Small-molecule-directed nanoparticle assembly towards stimuli-responsive nanocomposites, Nature Materials, 2009, 8, 979-985.
  30. J.Y. Shu, T. Xu, Coiled-coil helix bundle, a peptide tertiary structural motif toward hybrid functional materials, Soft Matter, 2009, 6, 212-217.
  29. S.H. Tung, T. Xu, Templated Assembly of Block Copolymer toward Nonequilibrium Nanostructures in Thin Films, Macromolecules, 2009, 42 (15), 5761-5765.
  28. S. Park, D.H. Lee, J. Xu, B. Kim, S.W. Hong, U. Jeong, T. Xu, T.P. Russell, Macroscopic 10-Terabit-per-Square-Inch Arrays from Block Copolymers with Lateral Order, Science, 2009, 323 (5917), 1030-1033.
  27. S.H. Tung, N.C. Kalarickal, J.W. Mays, T. Xu, Hierarchical Assemblies of Block-Copolymer-Based Supramolecules in Thin Films, Macromolecules, 2008, 41 (17), 6453-646.
  26. J.Y. Shu, C. Tan, W.F. DeGrado, T. Xu, New Design of Helix Bundle Peptide - Polymer Conjugates, Biomacromolecules, 2008, 9 (8), 2111-2117.
  25. H.L. Zhou, J. Strzalka, T. Xu, A. Tronin, J.K. Blasie, Three-dimensional Structure and Dynamics of a de novo Designed, Amphiphilic, Metallo-porphyrin-binding Protein Maquette at Soft Interfaces by Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Journal of Physical Chemistry, 2007, 111, 1823.
  24. T. Xu , S.P. Wu, I. Miloradovic, M. J. Therien, J. K. Blasie, Incorporation of designed extended chromophores into amphiphilic 4-helix bundle peptides for nonlinear optical biomolecular materials, Nano Lett., 2006, 6, 2387.
  23. J. Strzalka, T. Xu, A. Tronin, S. P. Wu, I. Miloradovic, I. Kuzmenko, T. Gog, M. J. Therien, J. K. Blasie, Structural Studies of Amphiphilic 4-helix Bundle Peptides Incorporating Designed Extended Chromophores for Nonlinear Optical Biomolecular Materials, Nano Lett. 2006, 6, 2395.
  22. T. Xu, J. Wang, T. P. Russell, J. K. Blasie, Incorporating de novo Designed Peptides into the Nanoporous Film, 2006, in preparation.
  21. H. Zhou, J. Strzalka, T. Xu , J. K. Blasie, Molecular Dynamic Study of Heme Cofactors Binding to the Amphiphilic 4-helix Peptides at Soft Interfaces, 2006, Langmuir, submitted.
  20. J. Wang, T. Xu, J. Leston, S. Gupta, T. P. Russell, Ion Complexation: A route to Enhanced Block Copolymer Alignment with Electric Field, Phys. Rev. Lett. 2006, 96, 128301.
  19. T. Xu , C. J. Hawker, T. P. Russell, Interfacial Energy Dependence of Microdomain Orientation in Diblock Copolymer Thin Films, Macromolecules, 2005, 38, 2802.
  18. T. Xu , A.V. Zvelindovsky, G. J. A. Sevink, H. Jinnai, T. P. Russell, Electric field Alignment of Asymmetric Diblock Copolymer Thin Films, Macromolecules, 2005, 38, 10788.
  17. T. Xu , M. J. Misner, Seunghyun Kim, J. D. Sievert, O. Gang, B. Ocko, T. P. Russell, Selective Solvent Induced Reversible Surface Reconstruction of Diblock Copolymer Thin Films, ACS Symposium Series, 2005, 916, 158.
  16. A. Tronin, T. Xu , J. K. Blasie, In-situ Determination of Orientational Distributions in Langmuir Monolayers by Total Internal Reflection, Langmuir, 2005, 21, 7760.
  15. Q. Zhang, T. Xu , T. Emrick, T. P. Russell, Controlled Placement of CdSe Nanocrystals in Diblock Copolymer Thin Films by Electrophoretic Deposition, Nano Lett. 2005, 5, 357.
  14. B. J. Melde, S. L. Burkett, T. Xu , J. T. Goldbach, T. P. Russell, C. J. Hawker, Silica Nanostructures Templated by Oriented Block Copolymer Thin Films Using Pore-Filling and Selective-Mineralization Routes, Chemistry of Materials, 2005, 17, 4743.
  13. S. Ye, B. M. Discher, J. Strzalka, T. Xu, S. P. Wu, D. Noy, I. Kuzmenko, T. Gog, M. J. Therien, P.L. Dutton, J. K. Blasie, Amphiphilic 4-Helix Bundles Designed for Light-Induced Electron Transfer Across a Soft Interface, Nano Letter, 2005, 5, 1658.
  12. T. Xu , A.V. Zvelindovsky, G. J. A. Sevink, O. Gang, B. Ocko, Y. Q. Zhu, S. P. Gido, T. P. Russell, Electric Field Induced Sphere-to-Cylinder Transition, Macromolecules, 2004, 37, 6980.
  11. T. Xu, J. T. Goldbach, J. Leiston-Belanger, T. P. Russell, Effect of Ions Impurities on the Electric Field Alignment of Diblock Copolymer Thin Films, Colloid and polymer science, 2004, 282, 927.
  10. T. Xu, J. T. Goldbach, A. Gibaud, B. Ocko, O. Gang, T. P. Russell, Scattering Study on the Selective Solvent Swelling Induced Surface Reconstruction, Macromolecules, 2004 , 37 , 2972.
  9. T. Xu, Y. Q. Zhu, S. P. Gido, C. J. Hawker, T. P. Russell, Electric Field Alignment of Symmetric Diblock Copolymer Thin Films, Macromolecules, 2004, 37, 2625.
  8. S. H. Kim, M. J. Misner, T. Xu , M. Kimura, T. P. Russell, Highly oriented and ordered arrays from block copolymers via solvent evaporation, Advanced Materials, 2004, 16, 226.
  7. A. Boker, Y. Lin, K. Chiapperini, R. Horowitz, M. Thompson, V. Carreon, T. Xu , C. Abetz, H. Skaff, A. D. Dinsmore, T. Emrick, T. P. Russell, Hierarchical Nanoparticle Assemblies: Decorating Breath figures, Nature Material, 2004, 3, 302.
  6. T. Xu , J. T. Goldbach, T. P. Russell, Sequential, Orthogonal Fields: A Path to Long-Range, 3-D Order in Block Copolymer Thin Films, Macromolecules, 2003, 36, 7269.
  5. T. Xu , C. J. Hawker, T. P. Russell, Interfacial Energy Effects on the Electric Field Alignment of Symmetric Diblock Copolymers, Macromolecules, 2003, 36, 6178.
  4. T. Xu , J. Stevens, J. Villa, J. T. Goldbach, K. W. Guarini, C. T. Black, C. J. Hawker , T. P. Russell, Block Copolymer Surface Reconstruction: A Reversible Route to Nanoporous Films, Advanced Functional Materials, 2003, 13, 698.
  3. M. Kimura, M. J. Misner, T. Xu , S. H. Kim, T. P. Russell, Long-Range Ordering of Diblock Copolymers Induced by Droplet Pinning, Langmuir, 2003, 19, 9910.
  2. K. Temple, K. Kulbaba, K. N. Power-Billard, I. Manners, A. Leach, T. Xu , T. P. Russell , C.J. Hawker , Spontaneous Lateral Ordering and Pyrolytic Formation of Nanoscopic Ceramic Patterns from Poly(styrene-b-ferrocenylsilane), Advanced Materials, 2003, 15, 297.
  1. T. Xu , H. C. Kim, J. DeRochy, C. Seney, C. Levesque, P. Martin, C. M. Stafford, T. P. Russell, The Influence of the Molecular Weight on Nanoporous Polymer Films, Polymer, 2001, 42, 9091.

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