PUBLICATIONS (Prior to Foundry appointment)

  • Liu, Y.; Diaz, D. D.; Sharpless, K. B.; Fokin, V. V.; Finn, M. G., “Metal-Adhesive Polymers from Cu(I)-Catalyzed Azide-Alkyne Cycloaddition”, J. Poly. Sci. A. 2007, 45, 5182-5189.

  • Nguyen, T. D.; Liu, Y.; Saha, S.; Leung, K.-F.; Stoddart, J. F.; Zink, J. I., “Design and Optimization of Molecular Nanovalves Based on Redox-Switchable Bistable Rotaxanes”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 626-634.

  • Nguyen, T. D.; Leung, K.-F.; Liong, M.; Liu, Y.; Stoddart, J. F.; Zink, J. I., “Versatile Supramolecular Nanovalves Reconfigured for Light Activation”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2007, 17, 2101-2110.

  • Liu, Y.; Flood, A. H.; Stoddart, J. F. Chapter “Nano Meccano” in the Book “Nano Redox Sites”, Editor: Hiro, Springer, 2006, 193-214.

  • Ferrer, B.; Rogez, G.; Credi, A.; Ballardini, R.; Gandolfi, M. T.; Balzani, V.; Liu, Y.; Tseng, H.-R.; Stoddart, J. F., “Photoinduced Electron Flow in a Self-Assembling Supramolecular Extension Cable”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2006, 103, 18411-18416.

  • Huang, T. J.; Flood, A. H.; Brough, B.; Liu Y.; Bonvallet, P. A.; Kang, S.; Chu, C.-W.; Guo, T.-F.; Lu, W.; Yang, Y.; Stoddart, J. F.; Ho, C.-M., “Understanding and Harnessing Biomimetic Molecular Machines for NEMS Actuation Materials”, IEEE Trans. Auto. Sci. Eng. 2006, 3, 254-259.

  • Liu, Y.; Bonvallet, P. A.; Vignon, S. C.; Khan, S. I.: Stoddart, J. F., “Donor-Accetpro Pretzelanes and a Cyclic Bis[2]catenane Homologue”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 3050-3055.

  • Liu, Y.; Flood, A. H.; Bonvallet, P. A.; Vignon, S. A.; Tseng, H.-R.; Huang, T. J.; Brough, B.; Ho, Chih-Ming; Baller, M.; Magonov, S.; Stoddart, J. F., “Linear Artificial Molecular Muscles”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 9745-9759.

  • Liu, Y.; Vignon, S. C.; Zhang, X.; Houk, K. N.; Stoddart, J. F., “Diastereoisomerism in a Chiral Pretzelane”, Chem. Commun. 2005, 3927-3929.

  • Liu, Y.; Flood, A. H.; Mosckowitz, R. M.; Stoddart, J. F., “Versatile Self-Complexing Donor-Acceptor Macrocycles”, Chem. Eur. J. 2005, 11, 369-385.

  • Tyguen, T.; Tseng, H.-R.; Celestre, P.; Flood, A. H.; Liu, Y.; Zink, J. I.; Stoddart, J. F., “A Reusable Molecular Nanovalve”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2005, 102, 10029-10034.

  • Arico, F.; Cantrill, S.; Flood, A. H.; Leung, C.-F.; Liu, Y.; Stoddart, J. F., “Template-Directed Synthesis of Interlocked Molecules”, Top. Curr. Res. 2005, 249, 203-259.

  • Liu, Y.; Vignon, S. A.; Zhang, X.; Bonvallet, P. A.; Khan,, S. I.; Houk, K. N.; Stoddart, J. F., “Dynamic Chirality in Donor-Acceptor Pretzelanes”, J. Org. Chem. 2005, 70, 9334-9344.

  • Liu, Y.; Saha, S.; Vignon, S. A.; Flood, A. H.; Stoddart, J. F., “Template-Directed Syntheses of Configurable and Reconfigurable Molecular Switches”, Synthesis, 2005, 3437-3445.

  • Liu, Y.; Flood, A. H.; Stoddart, J. F., “Thermally and Electrically Controllable Molecular Switches”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126, 9150-9151.

  • Huang, T. J.; Brough, B.; Ho, Chih-Ming; Liu, Y.; Flood, A. H.; Bonvallet, P. A.; vignon, S. A.; Tseng, H.-R.; Stoddart, J. F.; Baller, M.; Magonov, S., “A Nanomechanical Device Based on Linear Molecular Motors”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 2004, 85, 5391-5393. (COVER ART)

  • Flood, A. H.; Liu, Y.; Stoddart, J. F., “From Cyclophanes to Molecular Machines” as a book chapter in the book “Modern Cyclophane Chemsitry”, Eds: Gleiter, R; Hopf, H.; Wiley-VCH: Weinheim, 2004, 485-518.

  • Star, A.; Liu, Y.; Grant, K.; Ridvan, L.; Stoddart, J. F.; Steuerman, D. W.; Diehl, M. R.; Boukai, A.; Heath, J. M, “Noncovalent Side-Wall Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes”, Macromolecules 2003, 36, 553-560. (COVER ART)