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38. Chen, C.; Kang, Y.; Huo, Z.; Zhu, Z.; Huang, W.Y.; Xin, H.L.; Snyder, J. D.; Li, D.; Herron, J. A.; Mavrikakis, M.; Chi, M.; More, K. L.; Li, Y.; Markovic, N. M.; Somorjai, G. A.; Yang, P.; Stamenkovic, V. R. Highly Crystalline Multimetallic Nanoframes with Three-Dimensional Electrocatalytic Surfaces. Science, 2014, 343, 1339-1343. DOI: 10.1126/science.1249061

37. Li, Y.M.; Liu, J.; Witham, C.A.; Huang, W.Y.; Marcus, M.A.; Fakra, S.C.; Alayoglu, P.; Zhu, Z.W.; Thompson, C.M.; Arjun, A.; Lee, K.; Gross, E.; Toste, F.D.; Somorjai, G.A. A Pt-Cluster-Based Heterogeneous Catalyst for Homogeneous Catalytic Reactions: X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy and Reaction Kinetic Studies of Their Activity and Stability against Leaching. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 13527-13533. DOI: 10.1021/ja204191t

36. Yamada, Y.; Tsung, C.-K.; Huang, W.Y.; Huo, Z.Y.; Habas, S.E.; Soejima, T.; Aliaga, C.E; Somorjai, G.A.; Yang, P.D. Nanocrystal Bilayer for Tandem Catalysis. Nature Chemistry, 2011, 3, 372–376. DOI: 10.1038/nchem.1018

35. Borodko, Y.; Thompson, C. M.; Huang, W.Y.; Yildiz, H. B.; Frei, H.; Somorjai, G. A. Spectroscopic Study of Platinum and Rhodium Dendrimer (PAMAM G4OH) Compounds: Structure and Stability. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2011, 115 (11), 4757-4767. DOI: 10.1021/jp1116454

34. Renzas, J.R.; Huang, W.Y.; Zhang, Y.W.; Grass, M.E.; Hoang, D.; Alayoglu, S.; Butcher, D.R.; Tao, F.; Liu, Z.; Somorjai, G.A. Rh1-xPdx Nanoparticle Composition Dependence in CO Oxidation by Oxygen, Activity Enhancement of Bimetallic System. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2011, 13, 2556-2562. DOI: 10.1039/C0CP01858A

33. Renzas, J.R.; Huang, W.Y.; Zhang, Y.W.; Grass, M.E.; Somorjai, G.A. Rh1-xPdx Nanoparticle Composition Dependence in CO Oxidation by NO. Catal. Lett., 2011, 141, 235-241. DOI: 10.1007/s10562-010-0462-5

32. Huang, W.Y.; Liu, J.; Alayoglu P.; Li, Y.M.; Witham, C.A.; Tsung, C.-K.; Toste, F.D.; Somorjai, G.A. Highly Active Heterogeneous Palladium Nanoparticle Catalysts for Homogeneous Electrophilic Reactions in Solution and the Utilization of a Continuous Flow Reactor. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 16771-16773. DOI: 10.1021/ja108898t

31. Zhang, Y.W.; Grass, M.E.; Huang, W.Y.; Somorjai, G.A. Seedless Polyol Synthesis and CO Oxidation Activity of Monodisperse (111)- and (100)-Oriented Rhodium Nanocrystals in Sub-10 nm Sizes. Langmuir, 2010, 26(21), 16463–16468. DOI: 10.1021/la101213q

30. Hung, L.I.; Tsung, C.K.; Huang, W.Y.; Yang, P.D. Room-Temperature Formation of Hollow Cu2O Nanoparticles. Adv. Mater., 2010, 22(17), 1910-1914. DOI: 10.1002/adma.200903947

29. Feng, L.; Hoang, D.; Tsung, C.-K.; Huang, W.Y., Lo, S. H.-Y.; Wood, J.B.; Wang, H.; Tang, J.; Yang, P.D. Catalytic Properties of Pt Cluster-Decorated CeO2 Nanostructures. Nano Res., 2011, 4(1), 61-71. DOI: 10.1007/s12274-010-0042-4

28. Kliewer, C.J.; Aliaga, C.; Bieri, M.; Huang, W.Y.; Tsung, C.-K.; Wood, J.B.; Komvopoulos, K.; Somorjai, G.A. Furan Hydrogenation over Pt(111) and Pt(100) Single-Crystal Surfaces and Pt Nanoparticles from 1 to 7 nm: A Kinetic and Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy Study. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 13088-13095. DOI: 10.1021/ja105800z

27. Joo, S.H.; Park, J.Y.; Renzas, J.R.; Butcher, D.R.; Huang, W.Y.; Somorjai, G.A. Size Effect of Ruthenium Nanoparticles in Catalytic Carbon Monoxide Oxidation. Nano Lett., 2010, 10 (7), 2709-2713. DOI: 10.1021/nl101700j

26. Witham, C.A.; Huang, W.Y.; Tsung, C.-K.; Kuhn, J.N.; Somorjai, G.A.; Toste, F.D. Converting homogeneous to heterogeneous electrophilic catalysis using monodisperse metal nanoparticles. Nature Chemistry, 2009, 2, 36-41. DOI: 10.1038/nchem.468

25. Kuhn, J.N.; Tsung, C.-K.;Huang, W.Y.; Somorjai, G.A. Effect of organic capping layers over monodisperse platinum nanoparticles upon activity for ethylene hydrogenation and carbon monoxide oxidation. J. Catal., 2009, 265, 209. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2009.05.001

24. Tsung, C.-K.;Kuhn, J.N; Huang, W.Y.; Hung L.-I.; Somorjai, G.A.; Yang. P.D. Sub-10 nm platinum nanocrystals with size and shape control: catalytic study for ethylene and pyrrole hydrogenation. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 5816-5822. DOI: 10.1021/ja809936n

23. Renzas, J.R.; Zhang, Y.W.; Huang, W.Y.; Somorjai, G.A. Rhodium Nanoparticle Shape Dependence in the Reduction of NO by CO. Catal. Lett., 2009, 132 (3-4), 317–322.c DOI: 10.1007/s10562-009-0144-3

22. Huo, Z.Y.; Tsung, C.-K.; Huang, W.Y.; Zhang, X.F.; Yang, P.D. Self-organized ultrathin oxide nanocrystals. Nano Lett., 2009, 9, 1260. DOI: 10.1021/nl900209w

21. Huang, W.Y.; Kuhn, J.N.; Tsung, C.-K.; Zhang, Y.W.; Habas, H.E.; Yang, P.D.; Somorjai, G.A. Dendrimer Templated Synthesis of One Nanometer Rh and Pt Particles Supported on Mesoporous Silica: Catalytic Activity for Ethylene and Pyrrole Hydrogenation. Nano Lett., 2008, 8 (7), 2027–2034. DOI: 10.1021/nl801325m

20. Huang, W.Y.; Qian, W.; El-Sayed, M.A. Gigahertz Optical Modulation Resulting from Coherent Lattice Oscillations Induced by Femtosecond Laser Pumping of 2D Photonic Crystals of Gold Capped Polystyrene Micro-spheres. Adv. Mater., 2008, 20, 733-737. DOI: 10.1002/adma.200701543

19. Kuhn, J.N.; Huang, W.Y.; Tsung, C.-K.; Zhang, Y.W.; Somorjai, G.A. Structure Sensitivity of Carbon−Nitrogen Ring Opening: Impact of Platinum Particle Size from below 1 to 5 nm upon Pyrrole Hydrogenation Product Selectivity over Monodisperse Platinum Nanoparticles Loaded onto Mesoporous Silica. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130 (43), 14026–14027. DOI: 10.1021/ja805050c

18. Zhang, Y.W.; Huang, W.Y.; Habas, H.E.; Kuhn, J.N.; Grass, M.E.; Yamada, Y.; Yang, P.D.; Somorjai, G.A. Near-Monodisperse Ni−Cu Bimetallic Nanocrystals of Variable Composition: Controlled Synthesis and Catalytic Activity for H2 Generation. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008, 112 (32), 12092–12095. DOI: 10.1021/jp805788x

17. Huo, Z.Y.; Tsung, C.-K.; Huang, W.Y.; Zhang, X.F.; Yang, P.D. Sub-two nanometer single crystal Au nanowires. Nano Lett., 2008, 8 (7), 2041–2044. DOI: 10.1021/nl8013549

16. Zhang, T.F.; Park, J.Y.; Huang, W.Y.; Somorjai, G.A. Influence of reaction with XeF2 on surface adhesion of Al and Al2O3 surfaces. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2008, 93(14), 141905. DOI: 10.1063/1.2992632

15. Zhang, Y.W.; Grass, M.E.; Kuhn, J.N.; Tao, F.; Habas, S.E.; Huang, W.Y.; Yang, P.D.; Somorjai, G.A. Highly Selective Synthesis of Catalytically Active Monodisperse Rhodium Nanocubes. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 5868-5869. DOI: 10.1021/ja801210s

14. Burgin, J.; Langot, P.; Del Fatti, N.; Vallee, F.; Huang, W.Y.; El-Sayed, M.A. Time-resolved investigation of the acoustic vibration of a single gold nanoprism pair. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008, 112, 11231-11235. DOI: 10.1140/epjst/e2008-00432-6

13. Huang, W.Y.; El-Sayed, M.A. Photothermally excited coherent lattice phonon oscillations in plasmonic nanoparticles. European Physical Journal-Special Topics, 2008, 153, 325-333. DOI: 10.1140/epjst/e2008-00456-x

12. Huang, W.Y.; El-Sayed, M.A. Pulsed laser photothermal annealing and ablation of plasmonic nanoparticles. European Physical Journal-Special Topics, 2008, 153, 223-230. DOI: 10.1140/epjst/e2008-00432-6

11. Huang, W.Y.; Qian, W.; Jain, P.K.; El-Sayed, M.A. The Effect of Plasmon Field on the Coherent Lattice Phonon Oscillation in Electron-Beam Fabricated Gold Nanoparticle Pairs. Nano Lett., 2007, 7 (10), 3227-3234. DOI: 10.1021/nl071813p

10. Huang, W.Y.; Qian, W.; El-Sayed, M.A.; Ding, Y.; Wang, Z.L. Effect of the Lattice Crystallinity on the Electron-Phonon Relaxation Rates in Gold Nanoparticles. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2007, 111, 10751-10757. DOI: 10.1021/jp0738917

9. Jain, P. K.; Huang, W.Y.; El-Sayed, M.A. On the Universal Scaling Behavior of the Distance Decay of Plasmon Coupling in Metal Nanoparticle Pairs: A Plasmon Ruler Equation. Nano Lett., 2007, 7 (7), 2080-2088. DOI: 10.1021/nl071008a

8. Huang, W.Y.; Qian, W.; El-Sayed, M.A. Gold Nanoparticles Propulsion from Surface Fueled by Absorption of Femtosecond Laser Pulse at Their Surface Plasmon Resonance. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128 (41), 13330-13331. DOI: 10.1021/ja064328p

7. Eustis, S.; Krylova, G.; Smirnova, N.; Eremenko, A.; Tabor, C.; Huang, W.Y.; El-Sayed, M.A. Using silica films and powders modified with benzophenone to photoreduce silver nanoparticles. J. Photochem. Photobiol. A, 2006, 181 (2-3), 385-393. DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2005.12.024

6. Huang, W.Y.; Qian, W.; El-Sayed, M.A. The Optically Detected Coherent Lattice Oscillations in Silver and Gold Monolayer Periodic Nanoprism Arrays: The Effect of Interparticle Coupling. J. Phys. Chem. B, 2005, 109, 18881-18888. DOI: 10.1063/1.2132515

5. Huang, W.Y.; Qian, W.; El-Sayed, M.A. Photothermal reshaping of prismatic Au nanoparticles in periodic monolayer arrays by femtosecond laser pulses. J. App. Phys., 2005, 98, 114301. DOI: 10.1063/1.2132515

4. Huang, W.Y.; Qian, W.; El-Sayed, M.A. Coherent Vibrational Oscillation in Gold Prismatic Monolayer Periodic Nanoparticle Arrays. Nano Lett., 2004, 4, 1741-1747. DOI: 10.1021/nl048875p

3. Wang, Y.; Huang W.Y.; Chun Y.; Xia J.R.; Zhu J.H. Dispersion of potassium nitrate and the resulting strong basicity on zirconia. Chem. Mater., 2001, 13(2), 670-677. DOI: 10.1021/cm000213n

2. Wang, Y.; Zhu, J.H.; Huang, W.Y.; Synthesis and characterization of potassium-modified alumina superbases. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2001, 3(12), 2537-2543. DOI: 10.1039/B100084P

1. Wang, Y.; Huang, W.Y.; Wu, Z.; Chun, Y.; Zhu, J.H. Superbase derived from zirconia supported potassium nitrate. Mater. Lett., 2000, 46(4), 198-204. DOI: 10.1016/S0167-577X(00)00169-5