Selected Journal Articles

  1. Heppe, B.J., Dzombic, N., Keil, J.M., Sun, X.L., Ao, G., Solvent Isotope Effects on the Creation of Fluorescent Quantum Defects in Carbon Nanotubes by Aryl Diazonium Chemistry, Journal of the American Chemical Society, (2023), link for full paper.
  2. DiLillo, A.M., Chan, K.K., Sun, X.L., Ao, G., Glycopolymer-Wrapped Carbon Nanotubes Show Distinct Interaction of Carbohydrates With Lectins, Frontiers in Chemistry, (2022), link for full paper.
  3. Khoury, J.F., Vitale, J.C., Larson, T.L., Ao, G., Boron nitride nanotubes enhance mechanical properties of fibers from nanotube/polyvinyl alcohol dispersions, Nanoscale Advances, (2021), link for full paper.
  4. Kode, V.R., Hinkle, K.R., Ao, G., Interaction of DNA-Complexed Boron Nitride Nanotubes and Cosolvents Impacts Dispersion and Length Characteristics, Langmuir, (2021), link for full paper.
  5. Xhyliu, F., Ao, G., Surface Coating- and Light-Controlled Oxygen Doping of Carbon Nanotubes, J. Phys. Chem. C, (2021), link for full paper.
  6. Cantwell, A. M., Chen, K. K., Sun, X.L., Ao, G., Carbohydrate- and Chain Length-Controlled Complexation of Carbon Nanotubes by Glycopolymers, Langmuir, (2020).
  7. Zhao, J., Hu, Yi., Liu, H., Fang, C., Li, C., Xhyliu, F., Bodo, J., Dysert, H., Habermehl, G., Russell, B. E., Li, W., Chappell, M., Jiang, X., Ondrejka, S. L., His, E. D., Maciejewski, J, P., Yi, Q., Anderson, K. C., Munshi, N. C., Ao, G., Valent, J. N., Lin, J., Zhao, J., Lin, J., miR-26a as a novel potential therapeutic via inhibit CD38 translation and may overcome datatumumab resistance in multiple myeloma(MM), The Journal of Immunology, (2020).
  8. Xhyliu, F., Ao, G., Chirality-pure carbon nanotubes show distinct complexation with recognition DNA sequences, Carbon, (2020), link for full paper.
  9. Hu, Yi., Liu, H., Fang, C., Li, C., Xhyliu, F., Dysert, H., Bodo, J., Habermehl, G., Russell, B. E., Li, W., Chappell, M., Jiang, X., Ondrejka, S. L., His, E. D., Maciejewski, J, P., Yi, Q., Anderson, K. C., Munshi, N. C., Ao, G., Valent, J. N., Lin, J., Zhao, J., Targeting of CD38 by the tumor suppressor miR-26a serves as a novel potential therapeutic agent in multiple myeloma, Cancer Research, (2020).
  10. Kim, Y., Goupalov, V. S., Weight, M. B., Gifford, J.B., He, X., Saha, A., Kim, M., Ao, G., Wang, Y., Zheng, M., Ao, G., Wang, Y., Zheng, M., Tretiak, S., Doorn, K.S., Htoon, Han., Hidden Fine Structure of Quantum Defects Revealed by Single Carbon Nanotube Magneto-Photoluminescence, ACS Nano, (2020).
  11. Gifford, B.J., Saha, A., Weight, B. M., He, X., Ao, G., Zheng, M., Htoon, H., Kilina, S., Doorn, S. K. and Tretiak, S., Mod(n-m,3) Dependence of Defect-State Emission Bands in Aryl-Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes, Nano Letters, (2019).
  12. Kode, V.R., Thompson, M.E., McDonald, C., Weicherding, J., Dobrila, T.D., Fodor, P.S., Wirth, C.L. and Ao, G., Purification and Assembly of DNA-Stabilized Boron Nitride Nanotubes into Aligned Films, ACS Applied Nano Materials, (2019).
  13. Saha, A., Gifford, B.J., He, X., Ao, G., Zheng, M., Kataura, H., Htoon, H., Kilina, S., Tretiak, S., and Doorn, S.K, Narrow-band single-photon emission through selective aryl functionalization of zigzag carbon nanotubes, Nature Chemistry, (2018).
  14. Galassi, T.V., Jena, P.V., Shah, J., Ao, G., Molitor, E., Bram, Y., Frankel, A., Park, J., Jessurun, J., Ory, D.S. and Haimovitz-Friedman, A., An optical nanoreporter of endolysosomal lipid accumulation reveals enduring effects of diet on hepatic macrophages in vivo, Science Translational Medicine, (2018).
  15. Kim, M., Wu, X., Ao, G., He, X., Kwon, H., Hartmann, N.F., Zheng, M., Doorn, S.K. and Wang, Y., Mapping Structure-Property Relationships of Organic Color Centers, Chem, (2018).
  16. Ao, G. and Zheng, M., Preparation and Separation of DNA‐Wrapped Carbon Nanotubes, Current protocols in chemical biology, (2017).
  17. Ao, G., Streit, J.K., Fagan, J.A. and Zheng, M., Differentiating left-and right-handed carbon nanotubes by DNA, Journal of the American Chemical Society, (2016).
  18. Ao, G., Nepal, D. and Davis, V.A., Rheology of lyotropic cholesteric liquid crystal forming single-wall carbon nanotube dispersions stabilized by double-stranded DNA, Rheologica Acta, (2016).
  19. Piao, Y., Simpson, J.R., Streit, J.K., Ao, G., Zheng, M., Fagan, J.A. and Hight Walker, A.R., Intensity ratio of resonant Raman modes for (n, m) enriched semiconducting carbon nanotubes, ACS Nano, (2016).
  20. Zhu, J., McMorrow, J., Crespo-Otero, R., Ao, G., Zheng, M., Gillin, W.P. and Palma, M., Solution-processable carbon nanoelectrodes for single-molecule investigations, Journal of the American Chemical Society, (2016).
  21. Penzo, E., Palma, M., Chenet, D.A., Ao, G., Zheng, M., Hone, J.C. and Wind, S.J., Directed assembly of single wall carbon nanotube field effect transistors, ACS Nano, (2016).


  1. Ao, G. “Boron Nitride Nanomaterial Compositions.” Patent No. 11,504,311 (2022).
  2. Ao, G. “Aligned Boron Nitride Nanotube Films.” Patent No. 11,504,741 (2022)
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