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Journal Papers (including 5 in Nature Groups with 2 After Joining Monash)

2010-present (After Joining Monash University)

  • Qianqian Shi, Debabrata Sikdar, Runfang Fu, Kae Jye Si, Dashen Dong, Yiyi Liu, Malin Premaratne and Wenlong Cheng*. Two-dimensional Binary Plasmonic Nanoassemblies with Semiconductor n/p-Doping-Like Properties. Advanced Materials 2018, 30, 1801118.

  • Dashen Dong, Lim Wei Yap, Detlef M Smilgies, Kae Jye Si, Qianqian Shi, Wenlong Cheng*. Two-dimensional gold trisoctahedron nanoparticle superlattice sheets: self-assembly, characterization and immunosensing applications. Nanoscale 2018, 10, 5065-5071

  • Qianqian Shi, Dashen Dong, Kae Jye Si, Debabrata Sikdar, Lim Wei Yap, Malin Premaratne, Wenlong Cheng*. Shape Transformation of Constituent Building Blocks within Self-Assembled Nanosheets and Nano-origami. ACS Nano 2018, 12, 2, 1014-1022.

  • Xunan Zhang, Wei Zong, Hongmei Bi, Kunming Zhao, Thomas Fuhs, Ying Hu, Wenlong Cheng, Xiaojun Han. Hierarchical drug release of pH-sensitive liposomes encapsulating aqueous two phase system. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 2018, 127, 177-182.

  • Jing Bai, Xiaodan Jia, Wenyao Zhen, Wenlong Cheng*, Xiue Jiang*. A Facile Ion-Doping Strategy to Regulate Tumor Microenvironments for Enhanced Multimodal Tumor Theranostics. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2018, 140, 106–109.

  • Wenlong Cheng*, Free-standing nanoparticle superlattice sheets: From design to applications. Europhysics Letters, 2017, 119, 48004 (invited perspective).

  • Naveen N Jason, My D Ho, Wenlong Cheng*. Resitive Electronic Skins. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2017, 5, 5845-5866.

  • Kae Jye Si, Yi Chen, Qianqian Shi, and Wenlong Cheng*, Nanoparticle Superlattices: the Roles of Soft Ligands. Advanced Science, 2018, 5, 1700179

  • Shu Gong and Wenlong Cheng*. Towards Soft Skin-like Wearable and Implantable Energy Devices. Advanced Energy Materials, 2017, 7, 1700648 (invited).

  • Shen, Jianlei; Luan, Binquan; Pei, Hao; Yang, Zaixing; Zuo, Xiaolei; Liu, Gang; Shi, Jiye; Wang, Lihua; Zhou, Ruhong; Cheng, Wenlong; Fan, Chunhai Humidity-responsive single-nanoparticle-layer plasmonic films. Advanced Materials, 2017, 29, 1606796.

  • VR Adineh, RKW Marceau, Y Chen, KJ Si, T Velkov, Wenlong Cheng, J Li, J Fu. Pulsed-voltage atom probe tomography of low conductivity and insulator materials by application of ultrathin metallic coating on nanoscale specimen geometry. Ultramicroscopy 2017, 181, 150-159.

  • BK Sharu, GP Simon, Wenlong Cheng, J Zank, AR Bhattacharyya. Development of microstructure and evolution of rheological characteristics of a highly concentrated emulsion during emulsification. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 2017, 532, 342.

  • Yiyi Liu, Xiaohui Dai, Sudaraka Mallawaarachchi, Harini Hapuarachchi, Qianqian Shi, Dashen Dong, San H Thang, Malin Premaratne, Wenlong Cheng*. Poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) capped plasmonic nanoparticles as resonance intensity-based temperature sensors with linear correlation. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2017, 5, 10926-10932.

  • Wenjuan Yang, Kae Jye Si, Pengzhen Guo, Dashen Dong, Debabrata Sikdar, Malin Premaratne, Wenlong Cheng*. Self-Assembled Plasmonic Pyramids from Anisotropic Nanoparticles for High-Efficient SERS. Journal of Analysis and Testing, 1, 335-343.

  • Sushrut Bhanushali, Prakash Chandra Ghosh, George P Simon, Wenlong Cheng*. Copper Nanowire‐Filled Soft Elastomer Composites for Applications as Thermal Interface Materials. Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2017, 4, 1700387.

  • Harini Hapuarachchi, Malin Premaratne, Qiaoliang Bao, Wenlong Cheng, Sarath D Gunapala, Govind P Agrawal. Cavity QED analysis of an exciton-plasmon hybrid molecule via the generalized nonlocal optical response method. Phys. Rev. B 2017, 95, 245419.

  • S Bhanushali, NN Jason, PC Ghosh, A Ganesh, GP Simon, Wenlong Cheng*. Enhanced Thermal Conductivity of Copper Nanofluids: The Effect of Filler Geometry. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9, 18925-18935.

  • MD Ho, Y Ling, LW Yap, Y Wang, D Dong, Y Zhao, Wenlong Cheng*. Percolating Network of Ultrathin Gold Nanowires and Silver Nanowires toward “Invisible” Wearable Sensors for Detecting Emotional Expression and Apexcardiogram. Advanced Functional Materials, 2017, 201700845.

  • LW Yap, H Chen, Y Gao, K Petkovic, Y Liang, KJ Si, H Wang, Z Tang, Yonggang Zhu, and Wenlong Cheng*. Bifunctional Plasmonic-Magnetic Particles for an Enhanced Microfluidic SERS Immunoassay. Nanoscale, 2017, 9, 7822. 

  • Shu Gong, Wenlong Cheng*. One-Dimensional Nanomaterials for Soft Electronics. Advanced Electronic Materials, 2017, 3, 1600314 (invited review).
soft electronics review
  • Charlene Ng, Lim Wei Yap, Ann Roberts, Wenlong Cheng, Daniel E Gómez. Black Gold: Broadband, High Absorption of Visible Light for Photochemical Systems. Advanced Functional Materials 2017, 27, 1604080.
black gold
  • Shahrouz Taranejoo, Mohsen Janmaleki, Mohammad Pachenari, Seyed Morteza Seyedpour, Ramya Chandrasekaran, Wenlong Cheng, Kerry Hourigan. Dual effect of F-actin targeted carrier combined with antimitotic drug on aggressive colorectal cancer cytoskeleton: Allying dissimilar cell cytoskeleton disrupting mechanisms. International Journal of Pharmaceutics 2016, 513, 464-472.
  • Shahrouz Taranejoo, Ramya Chandrasekaran, Wenlong Cheng, Kerry Hourigan. Bioreducible PEI-functionalized glycol chitosan: A novel gene vector with reduced cytotoxicity and improved transfection efficiency. Carbohydrate Polymers 2016, 153, 160-168.
  • Xunan Zhang, Wei Zong, Ying Hu, Nan Luo, Wenlong Cheng, Xiaojun Han. A pH-responsive asymmetric lipid vesicle as drug carrier. Journal of Microencapsulation 2016, 33, 663-668.
  • Wei Xiong, Debabrata Sikdar, Lim Wei Yap, Pengzhen Guo, Malin Premaratne, Xinyong Li, Wenlong Cheng*. Matryoshka-caged gold nanorods: Synthesis, plasmonic properties, and catalytic activity. Nano Research 2016, 9, 415-423.
  • Lim Wei Yap, Shu Gong, Yue Tang, Yonggang Zhu, Wenlong Cheng*. Soft piezoresistive pressure sensing matrix from copper nanowires composite aerogel. Science Bulletin 2016, 61, 1624-1630.
soft keyboard
  • Ultra-sensitive photon sensor based on self-assembled nanoparticle plasmonic membrane resonator. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) 2016, 1058-1062.
  • Liyuan Guan, Nilghaz, A., Bin Su, Wenlong Cheng, Wei Shen. Stretchable-Fiber-Confined Wetting Conductive Liquids as Wearable Human Health Monitors. Advanced Functional Materials 2016, 26, 4511-4517.
  • Jason, N.N., Wang, S.J., Bhanushali, S., Wenlong Cheng* Skin inspired fractal strain sensors using a copper nanowire and graphite microflake hybrid conductive network. Nanoscale 2016, 8, 16596-16605.
fish scale inspired
  • Kae Jye Si, Yi Chen and Wenlong Cheng*. Plasmene Origami. Materials Today, 2016, 10.1016/j.mattod.2016.05.014.
plasmene origami
  • Shu Gong, Yunmeng Zhao, Lim Wei Yap, Qianqian Shi, Yan Wang, Johanis Aryo P.B. Bay, Daniel T.H. Lai, Hemayet Uddin and Wenlong Cheng*. Fabrication of Highly Transparent and Flexible NanoMesh Electrode via Self-assembly of Ultrathin Gold Nanowires. Advanced Electronic Materials, 2016, Accepted.
  • Shu Gong, Yunmeng Zhao, Qianqian Shi, Yan Wang, Lim Wei Yap and Wenlong Cheng*. Self-assembled Ultrathin Gold Nanowires as Highly Transparent, Conductive and Stretchable Supercapacitor. Electroanalysis, 2016, 28, published online, 10.1002/elan.201600081 (invited).
  • Yan Wang, Shu Gong, Stephen Jia Wang, George P. Simon and Wenlong Cheng*. Volume-invariant ionic liquid microbands as highly durable wearable biomedical sensors. Mater. Horiz., 2016, 3, 208-213 (Cover Article).
IL-rubber bandIL-rubber band
  • Zheng Ma, Bin Su, Shu Gong, Yan Wang, Lim Wei Yap, George. P. Simon, and Wenlong Cheng*. Liquid-Wetting-Solid Strategy To Fabricate Stretchable Sensors for Human-Motion Detection. ACS Sens., 2016, DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.5b00195.
IL wearable
  • Qianqian Shi, Kae Jye Si, Debabrata Sikdar, Lim Wei Yap, Malin Premaratne, and Wenlong Cheng*. Two-Dimensional Bipyramid Plasmonic Nanoparticle Liquid Crystalline Superstructure with Four Distinct Orientational Packing Orders. ACS Nano 2016, 10, 967-976.
2D Bipyrymid superlattices
  • Ramya Chandrasekaran, Alexander Sheng, Wei Lee, Lim Wei Yap, David A. Jans, Kylie M. Wagstaff and Wenlong Cheng. Tumor cell-specific photothermal killing by SELEX-derived DNA aptamer-targeted gold nanorods. Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 187-196.
tumor-targetting DNA aptamer
  • Siyuan Rao, Kae Jye Si, Lim Wei Yap, Yan Xiang*, and Wenlong Cheng*. Free-Standing Bilayered Nanoparticle Superlattice Nanosheets with Asymmetric Ionic Transport Behaviors. ACS Nano, 2015, 9, 11218-11224.
superlattice ionic gating
  • Wei Xiong, Debabrata Sikdar, Lim Wei Yap, Pengzhen Guo, Malin Premaratne, Xinyong Li, and Wenlong Cheng*. Matryoshka caged gold nanorods: Synthesis, plasmonic property and catalytic activity. Nano Research, 2015, 9, 11218-11224.
mytryshca caged gold nanorods
  • Kae Jye Si, Debabrata Sikdar, Lim Wei Yap, Jeremy Kee Keong Foo, Pengzhen Guo, Qianqian Shi, Malin Premaratne, and Wenlong Cheng*. Dual-Coded Plasmene Nanosheets as Next Generation Anti-Counterfeit Security Labels. Advanced Optical Materials, 2015, 3, 1710-1717.
plasmene barcode
  • Shu Gong, Daniel Lai, Yan Wang, Lim Wei Yap, Kae Jye Si, Qianqian Shi, Naveen N. Jason, Tam Sridhar, Hemayet Uddin, and Wenlong Cheng*. Tatoo-like Polyaniline Microparticle-Doped Gold Nanowire Patches as Highly Durable Wearable Sensors. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7, 19700-19708.
tattoo wearable
  • Yue Tang and Wenlong Cheng*. Key parameters governing metallic nanoparticle electrocatalysis. Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 16151-16164.
  • Amarin G. McDonnell, Naveen N. Jason, Leslie Y. Yeo, James R. Friend, Wenlong Cheng and Ranganathan Prabhakar*. Extensional viscosity of copper nanowire suspensions in an aqueous polymer solution. Soft Matter, 2015,11, 8076-8082.
copper nanowire rheology
  • Wenjuan Yang, Jingxiong Lu, Elliot Paul Gilbert, Robert Knott, Lizhong He*, and Wenlong Cheng*. Probing Soft Corona Structures of DNA-Capped Nanoparticles by Small Angle Neutron Scattering. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119, 18773–18778.
netron-scattering of DNA nanoparticle
  • Naveen Noah Jason, Wei Shen, and Wenlong Cheng*, Copper Nanowires as Conductive Ink for Low-Cost Draw-On Electronics. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7, 16760–16766.
draw-on sydney electronics
  • Kae Jye Si, Pengzhen Guo, Qianqian Shi, and Wenlong Cheng*, Self-assembled Nanocube-based Plasmene Nanosheets as Soft SERS Substrates towards Direct Quantitative Drug Identification on Surfaces. Analytical Chemistry, 2015, 87, 5263-5269.
plasmene SERS barcode
  • Romiza R. Mazid, R. Vijayaraghavan, Douglas R. MacFarlane, Christina Cortez-Jugob and Wenlong Cheng*, Inhibited fragmentation of mAbs in buffered ionic liquids. Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 8089-8092.
antibody in ILs
  • Shu Gong, Daniel T.H. Lai, Bin Su, Kae Jye Si, Zheng Ma, Lim Wei Yap, Pengzhen Guo, and Wenlong Cheng*, Highly Stretchy Black Gold E-Skin Nanopatchs as Highly Sensitive Wearable Biomedical Sensors. Advanced Electronic Materials, 2015, DOI: 10.1002/aelm.201400063.
golden e-skin
  • Debabrata Sikdar*, Wenlong Cheng and Malin Premaratne, Optically resonant magneto-electric cubic nanoantennas for ultra-directional light scattering. J. Appl. Phys. 2015, 117, 083101.
    directional scattering
  • Yi Chen, Kae Jye Si, Debabrata Sikdar, Yue Tang, Malin Premaratne, and Wenlong Cheng*, Ultrathin Plasmene Nanosheets as Soft and Surface-Attachable SERS Substrates With High Signal Uniformity. Advanced Optical Materials, 2015, 3, 919-924.
plasmene SERS
  • Wei Xiong, Debabrata Sikdar, Lim Wei Yap, Malin Premaratne, Xinyong Li, and Wenlong Cheng*, Multilayered Core–satellite Nanoassemblies with Finely-Tunable Broadband Plasmon Resonances. Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 3445-3452.
plasmonic satellite
  • Pengzhen Guo, Debabrata Sikdar, Xiqiang Huang, Kae Jye Si, Wei Xiong, Shu Gong, Lim Wei Yap, Malin Premaratne, Wenlong Cheng*, Plasmonic core–shell nanoparticles for SERS detection of the pesticide thiram: size- and shape-dependent Raman enhancement. Nanoscale, 2015, 5, 2862.
SERS particle
  • Bin Su*, Shu Gong, Zheng Ma, Lim Wei Yap, and Wenlong Cheng*, Mimosa-inspired design of flexible pressure sensor with touch sensitivity. Small, 2015, 11, 1886-1891 (Frontpiece Cover Article).
Mimosa sensor
  • Kae Jye Si, Debabrata Sikdar, Yi Chen, Zaiquan Xu, Yue Tang, Wei Xiong, Pengzhen Guo, Shuang Zhang, Yuerui Lu, Qiaoliang Bao, Weiren Zhu, Malin Premaratne, and Wenlong Cheng*, Giant Plasmene Nanosheets, Nanoribbons, and Origami. ACS Nano, 2014, 8, 11086–11093.
giant plasmene
  • Pengzhen Guo, Debabrata Sikdar, Xiqiang Huang, Kae Jye Si, Bin Su, Yi Chen, Wei Xiong, Lim Wei Yap, Malin Premaratne, Wenlong Cheng*, Large-Scale Self-assembly and Stretch-induced Plasmonic Properties of Core–Shell Metal Nanoparticle Superlattice Sheets. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2014, 118, 26816.
plasmonic mirrors
  • Sushrut Bhanushali, Prakash Ghosh, Anuradda Ganesh, Wenlong Cheng*, One-Dimensional Copper nanostructures: Progress, Challenges and Opportunities. Small, 2015, 11, 1232-1252.
copper nanowire review
  • Wei Xiong, Romiza Mazid, Lim Wei Yap, Xinyong Li and Wenlong Cheng*, Plasmonic caged gold nanorods for near-infrared light controlled drug delivery. Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 14388-14393.
caged nanorods for drug delivery
  • Romiza R. Mazid, Upulie Divisekera, Wenjuan Yang, Vijayaraghavan Ranganathan, Douglas R. MacFarlane, Christina Cortez-Jugo and Wenlong Cheng*, Biological stability and activity of siRNA in ionic liquids. Chemical Communications, 2014, 50, 13457-13460.
siRNA in ILs
  • Yue Tang, Shu Gong, Yi Chen, Lim Wei Yap, and Wenlong Cheng*, Manufacturable Conducting Rubber Ambers and Stretchable Conductors from Copper Nanowire Aerogel Monoliths. ACS Nano, 2014, 8, 5707-5714.
    conducting rubber
  • Shu Gong, Willem Schwalb, Yongwei Wang, Yi Chen, Yue Tang, Jye Si, Bijan Shirinzadeh and Wenlong Cheng*, A wearable and highly sensitive pressure sensor with ultrathin gold nanowires. Nature Communications, 2014, 5, 3132.
    nanowire sensor

  • Romiza R. Mazid, Kae Jye Si, Wenlong Cheng, DNA based strategy to nanoparticle superlattices. Methods, 2014, 67, 215-226 (invited review).
  • Shouyi Xie, Yi Chen, Zi Ouyang, Baohua Jia, Wenlong Cheng, and Min Gu. Transparent gold nano-membranes for the enhanced light trapping of the indium tin oxide films. Optical Materials Express, 2014, 4, 321-328.
    nanowire solar cell
  • Debabrata Sikdar, Ivan D. Rukhlenko, Wenlong Cheng, Malin Premaratne. Tunable Broadband Optical Responses of Substrate-Supported Metal/Dielectric/Metal Nanospheres. Plasmonics, 2014, DOI 10.1007/s11468-014-9681-8.

        nanoshell plasmonics
  • Wei Xiong, Debabrata Sikdar, Michael Walsh, Kae Jye Si, Yue Tang, Yi Chen, Romiza Mazid, Matthew Weyland, Ivan Rukhlenko, Joanne Etheridge, Malin Premaratne, Xinyong Li and Wenlong Cheng*, Single-crystal caged gold nanorods with tunable broadband plasmon resonances. Chemical Communications. 2013, 49, 9630-9632.
  • Debabrata Sikdar, Ivan D. Rukhlenko*, Wenlong Cheng, and Malin Premaratne, Unveiling ultrasharp scattering–switching signatures of layered gold–dielectric–gold nanospheres. Journal of the Optical Society of America  B 2013, 30, 2066-2074.
  • Bin Su, Yuchen Wu, Yue Tang, Yi Chen, Wenlong Cheng,* and Lei Jiang, Free-Standing 1D Assemblies of Plasmonic Nanoparticles. Advanced Materials 2013, 25, 3968-3972.
1D plasmonic nanoparticle arrays
  • Yue Tang, Kai Leng Yeo, Yi Chen, Lim Wei Yap, Wei Xiong and Wenlong Cheng*, Ultralow-density copper nanowire aerogel monoliths with tunable mechanical and electrical properties. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2013, 1, 6723-6726.flexible nanorod electrode
CuNW_aerogel monolith
  • Debabrata Sikdar, Ivan D Rukhlenko*, Wenlong Cheng, Malin Premaratne, Optimized gold nanoshell ensembles for biomedical applications. Nanoscale Research Letters 2013, 8, 142.flexible nanorod electrode
  • deba_2013
  • Yue Tang, and Wenlong Cheng*, Nanoparticle-Modified Electrode with Size- and Shape-Dependent Electrocatalytic Activities. Langmuir 2013, 29, 3125-3132.flexible nanorod electrode
  • Size- and Shape-dependent electrocatalysis
  • Yue Tang, Khee Chaw Ng, Yi Chen, Wenlong Cheng*, Lightweight, flexible, nanorod electrode with high electrocatalytic activity. Electrochemistry Communications 2013, 27, 120-123.flexible nanorod electrode
  • flexible nanorod electrod
  • Debabrata Sikdar, Ivan D. Rukhlenko*, Wenlong Cheng, and Malin Premaratne, Effect of number density on optimal design of gold nanoshells for plasmonic photothermal therapy. Biomedical Optics Express 2013, 4, 15-31.
  • Yi Chen, Zi Ouyang, Min Gu and Wenlong Cheng*, Mechanically Strong, Optically Transparent, Giant Metal Superlattice Nanomembranes From Ultrathin Gold Nanowires. Advanced Materials 2013, 25, 80-85.
  • Giant Super Membrane
  • Yi Chen and Wenlong Cheng*, DNA-based plasmonic nanoarchitectures: from structural design to emerging applications. Wires Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology 2012, 4, 587-604.
  • Khee Chaw Ng and Wenlong Cheng*, Fine-tuning longitudinal plasmon resonances of nanorods by thermal reshaping in aqueous media. Nanotechnology 2012, 23, 105602.
  • nanotechnology2012-TOC
  • Khee Chaw Ng, Indika B. Udagedara, Ivan D. Rukhlenko, Yi Chen, Yue Tang, Malin Premaratne, and Wenlong Cheng*, Free-Standing Plasmonic-Nanorod Superlattice Sheets. ACS Nano 2012, 6, 925-934.
nanorod superlattice sheets
  • Yi Chen, Jing Fu, Khee Chaw Ng, Yue Tang and Wenlong Cheng*, Free-standing Polymer-Nanoparticle Superlattice Sheets Self-Assembled at the Air-Liquid Interface. Crystal Growth & Design 2011, 11, 4742–4746.
11polymer-nanoparticle superlattice sheet
  • Yi Chen, Khee Chaw Ng, Wenyi Yan, Yue Tang and Wenlong Cheng*, Ultraflexible plasmonic nanocomposite aerogel. RSC Advances 2011, 1, 1265-1270.
Plasmonic Aerogel
  • Michael J. Campolongo, Shawn J. Tan, Detlef-M. Smilgies, Mervin Zhao, Yi Chen, Iva Xhangolli, Wenlong Cheng*, and Dan Luo* Crystalline Gibbs Monolayers of DNA-Capped Nanoparticles at the Air–Liquid Interface. ACS Nano 2011, 5, 7978–7985.
DNA-Nano Gibbs Layer
  • Shawn, J. Tan, Michael J. Campolongo, Dan Luo and Wenlong Cheng*, Building Plasmonic Nanostructures with DNA. Nature Nanotechnology 2011, 6, 268-276.
  • Michael J. Campolongo, Jason S. Kahn, Wenlong Cheng, Dayong Yang, Tiffany Gupton-Campolongo and Dan Luo, Adaptive DNA-based materials for switching, sensing, and logic devices. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2011, 21, 6113-6121.
JMC-DNA switches
  • Rong Long, Chung-Yuen Hui1, Wenlong Cheng, Michael J Campolongo and Dan Luo, Size Effect on Failure of Pre-stretched Free-Standing Nanomembranes. Nanoscale Research Letters, 2010, 5, 1236-1239.
    nanomembrane mechanics

2002-2010 (Before Joining Monash University)
  • Wenlong Cheng, Mark R. Hartman, Detlef-M. Smilgies, Rong Long, Michael J. Campolongo, Ruipeng Li, Karthik Sekar, Chung-Yuen Hui, and Dan Luo, Probing in Real-Time the Soft Crystallization of DNA-Capped Nanoparticles. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2010, 49, 380-384.
angewadte chemie 2010

  • Wenlong Cheng, Michael J. Campolongo, Shawn J. Tan, and Dan Luo, Freestanding Ultrathin Nano-membranes via Self-assembly. Nano Today 2009, 4, 482-493.
nano today - nanomembrane
DNA-NP superlattice membrane
  • Jong Lee, Young Roh, Soong Um, Hisakage Funabashi, Wenlong Cheng, Judy Cha, David Muller, and Dan Luo, Multifunctional Nano-architectures from DNAbased ABC Monomers. Nature Nanotechnology, 2009, 4, 430-436.
ABC Monomer
nature nanotech cover
  • Wenlong Cheng, Martin Steinhart, Ulrich Goesele, and Ralf B. Wehrsohn, Tree-like alumina nanopores generated in a non-steady-state anodization. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2007, 17, 3493-3495.
  • Aiguo Wu, Wenlong Cheng, Zhuang Li, Junguang Jiang, Erkang Wang, Electrostatic-assembly metallized nanoparticles network by DNA template. Talanta, 2006, 68, 693-699.
  • Wenlong Cheng, Shaojun Dong, and Erkang Wang, Spontaneous Fractal Aggregation of Gold Nanoparticles and Controlled Generation of Aggregate-Based Fractal Networks at Air/Water Interface.  J. Phys. Chem. B, 2005, 109, 19213–19218.
  • Xiaoge Hu, Wenlong Cheng, Tie Wang, Yuling Wang, Erkang Wang and Shaojun Dong, Fabrication, Characterization, and Application in SERS of Self-Assembled Polyelectrolyte-Gold Nanorod Multilayered Films J. Phys. Chem. B, 2005, 109, 19385-19389.
  • Xiaoge Hu, Wenlong Cheng, Tie Wang, Erkang Wang and Shaojun Dong, Well-ordered end-to-end linkage of gold nanorods. Nanotechnology 2005, 16, 2164-2169.
  • Minghua Huang, Yan Shen, Wenlong Cheng, Yong Shao, Xuping Sun, Baifeng Liu, Shaojun Dong, Nanocomposite films containing Au nanoparticles formed by electrochemical reduction of metal ions in the multilayer films as electrocatalyst for dioxygen reduction. ANALYTICA CHIMICA ACTA, 2005, 535, 15-22.
  • Wenlong Cheng, Shaojun Dong and Erkang Wang, 2D and 3D Self-Assembled Au-Nanoparticle/CoTMPyP Nanostructured Materials: Film Structure, Tunable Electrocatalytic Activity and Plasmonic Properties. J. Phys. Chem. B 2004, 108, 19146-19154.
  • Rongbo Zheng, Wenlong Cheng, Erkang Wang, Shaojun Dong, Synthesis of tellurium nanorods via spontaneous oxidation of NaHTe at room temperature. Chemical Physics Letters 2004, 395, 302-305.
  • Wenlong Cheng and Erkang Wang, Size-dependent phase transfer of gold nanoparticles from water into toluene by tetraoctylammonium cations: A wholly electrostatic interaction. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2004, 109, 24-26.
  • Xiaoge Hu, Tie Wang, Wenlong Cheng, Erkang Wang, Shaojun Dong, Synthesis and assembly of metal nanowires. Chinese Journal of Analytical Chemistry, 2004, 32, 9, 1240-1245.
  • Wenlong Cheng, Xiaojun Han, Erkang Wang, Shaojun Dong, Interdigited phospholipid/alkanethiol bilayers assembled on APTMS-supported gold colloid electrodes. Electroanalysis, 2004, 16, 127-131.
  • Wenlong Cheng, Shaojun Dong and Erkang Wang. Synthesis and self-assembly of cetyltrimethylammonium bromide-capped gold nanoparticles. Langmuir, 2003, 19, 9434-9439.
  • Wenlong Cheng, Shaojun Dong, and Erkang Wang, Iodine-Induced Gold Nanoparticle Fusion/Fragmentation/Aggregation and Iodine-Linked Nanostructured Assemblies on a Glass Substrate. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2003, 42, 449-452.
  • Wenlong Cheng, Shaojun Dong, and Erkang Wang, Site-Selective Self-Assembly of MPA-Bridged CuHCF Multilayers on APTMS-Supported Gold Colloid Electrodes. Chem. Mater., 2003, 15, 2495-2501.
  • Wenlong Cheng, Shaojun Dong, and Erkang Wang, Gold nanoparticles as fine tuners of electrochemical properties of the electrode/solution interface. Langmuir, 2002, 18, 9947-9952.
  • Wenlong Cheng, Xiaojun Han, Zhangquan Peng, Shaojun Dong, Erkang Wang, Investigation of electrochemical charging behaviors of "naked" gold nanoparticles ensembles in aqueous media. Chinese Journal of Chemistry, 2002, 20, 1031-1037.
  • Wenlong Cheng, Shaojun Dong, and Erkang Wang, Colloid Chemical Approach to Nanoelectrode Ensembles with Highly Controllable Active Area Fraction. Anal. Chem., 2002, 74, 3599-3604.
  • Wenlong Cheng, Junguang Jiang, Shaojun Dong and Erkang Wang, Alternate Assemblies of Thionine and Au-nanoparticles on an Amino Functionalized Surface Chem. Commun., 2002, 1706-1707.
  • Wenlong Cheng, Shaojun Dong, and Erkang Wang, Studies of Electrochemical Quantized Capacitance Charging of Surface Ensembles of Silver Nanoparticles Electrochem. Commun., 2002, 4, 412-416.
  • Xiaojun Han, Wenlong Cheng, Zheling, Zhang, Shaojun Dong and Erkang Wang, Direct Electron Transfer Between Hemoglobin and a Glassy Carbon Electrode Facilitated by Lipid-protected Gold Nanoparticles Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 2002, 1556, 273-277.

Book Chapters

  • Properties and Applications of Plasmene Nanosheet. Qianqian Shi, Dashen Dong, Kae Jye Si, and Wenlong Cheng*, in Reviews In Plasmonics (Handbook Series), Editor Chris D Gedds, Springer, 2016, ISBN: 9783319480800.
  • Properties of DNA-capped Nanoparticles, Wenjuan Yang, Yi Chen, and Wenlong Cheng, in Handbook of Nanomaterials Properties, 2014, Springer, ISBN 978-3-642-31106-2.
  • Inorganic Nanoparticle Modified Surfaces for Electrochemical and Biosensing Applications, Shaojun Dong and Wenlong Cheng, in Handbook of Electrochemical Nanotechnology, ISBN-10: 158883039X.
  • Nucleic Acid Engineering, Wenlong Cheng, Liang Ding, Hisakage Funabashi, Nokyoung Park, Soong Ho Um, Jianfeng Xu, Dan Luo, in System Biology and Synthetic Biology, ISBN-10: 0471767786.
  • Bio-Mediated Assembly of Ordered Nanoparticle Superstructures, Wenlong Cheng, Shawn J Tan, Michael J Campolongo, Mark R Hartman, Jason S Kahn, and Dan Luo, in Handbook of Nanofabrication, Gary Wiederrecht eds. ISBN-10: 0123751764.


  • Dan Luo and Wenlong Cheng, Self-assembly of Nanoparticles Through Nucleic Acid Engineering (WO/2009/143157).
  • Dan Luo and Wenlong Cheng, Apparatus and Method for Forming Self-Assembly Arrays (US/12/888,146).
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