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104. Chen, J.; Zhang, B.; Qi, L.; Pei, Y.; Nie, R.; Heintz, P.; Luan, X.; Bao, Z.; Yang, Q.; Ren, Q.; Zhang, Z.*; Huang, W.Y.* Facile Fabrication of Hierarchical MOF–Metal Nanoparticle Tandem Catalysts for the Synthesis of Bioactive Molecules. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2020, 12 (20), 23002-23009. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c05344

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100. Pei, Y.; Chen, M.; Zhong, X.; Zhao, T. Y.; Ferrer, M.-J.; Maligal-Ganesh, R. V.; Ma, T.; Zhang, B.; Qi, Z.; Zhou, L.; Bowers, C. R.*; Liu, C.*; Huang, W.Y.* Pairwise semi-hydrogenation of alkyne to cis-alkene on platinum-tin intermetallic compounds. Nanoscale, 2020, 12 (15), 8519-8524. DOI: 10.1039/D0NR00920B

99. Qi, L.*; Chen, J.; Zhang, B.; Nie, R.; Qi, Z.; Kobayashi, T.; Bao, Z.; Yang, Q.; Ren, Q.; Sun, Q.; Zhang, Z.*; Huang, W.Y.* Deciphering a Reaction Network for the Switchable Production of Tetrahydroquinoline or Quinoline with MOF-Supported Pd Tandem Catalysts. ACS Catal., 2020, 10 (10), 5707-5714. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.0c00899

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90. Tian, X.; Goh, T. W.; VandenBerg, O.; VanDerslice, J.; da Silva, T. F.; Naab, F.; Hay, J. L.; Chang, J. J.; Yuan, B.; Peiris, F. C.; Huang, W.Y.; Cademartiri, L.* Self-Regulated Porosity and Reactivity in Mesoporous Heterogeneous Catalysts Using Colloidal Nanocrystals. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2019, 123 (30), 18410-18416. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b03723

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80. Perras, F. A.; Goh, T. W.; Wang, L.-L.; Huang, W.Y.; Pruski, M.* Enhanced 1H-X D-HMQC performance through improved 1H homonuclear decoupling. Solid State Nucl. Magn. Reson., 2019, 98, 12-18. DOI: 10.1016/j.ssnmr.2019.01.001

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78. White, D.; Chen, M.; Xiao, C.; Huang, W.Y.; Sundararajan, S.* Microtribological behavior of Mo and W nanoparticle/graphene composites. Wear, 2018, 414-415, 310-316. DOI: 10.1016/j.wear.2018.09.003

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72. Qi, Z.; Pei, Y.; Goh, T. W.; Wang, Z.; Li, X.; Lowe, M.; Maligal-Ganesh, R. V.; Huang, W.Y.* Conversion of confined metal@ZIF-8 structures to intermetallic nanoparticles supported on nitrogen-doped carbon for electrocatalysis. Nano Research, 2018, 11, 3469-3479. DOI: 10.1007/s12274-018-2016-x

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69. Li, X.; Zhang, B.; Zeeland, R.V.; Tang, L.; Pei, Y.; Qi, Z.;  Goh, T.-W.; Stanley, L.; Huang, W.Y.* Unveiling the Effects of Linker Substitution in Suzuki Coupling Reaction with Palladium Nanoparticles in Metal-Organic Frameworks. Cat. Lett., 2018, 148, 940-945. DOI: 10.1007/s10562-017-2289-9

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66. Pei, Y.; Qi, Z.; Goh, T.-W.; Wang, L.-L.; Maligal‐Ganesh, R.; MacMurdo, H. L.; Zhang, S.; Xiao, C.; Li, X.; Tao, F.; Johnson, D.D.; Huang, W.Y.* Intermetallic Structures with Atomic Precision for Selective Hydrogenation of Nitroarenes J. Catal., 2017, 356, 307-314. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2017.10.011

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60. Perras, F. A.; Venkatesh, A.; Hanrahan, M. P.; Goh, T. W.; Huang, W.Y.; Rossini, A. J.; Pruski, M.* Indirect detection of infinite-speed MAS solid-state NMR spectra. J. Magn. Reson., 2017, 276, 95-102. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmr.2017.01.010

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53. Xiao, C.; Goh, T.W.; Qi, Z.; Goes, S.; Sun, W.; Brashler, K.; Perez, C.; Huang, W.Y.* Conversion of Levulinic Acid to γ-Valerolactone over Few-Layer Graphene-Supported Ruthenium Catalysts. ACS Catal., 2016, 6, 593–599. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.5b02673

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