Publications from Toronto and Harvard

33. O. Akbulut, C. R. Mace, R.V. Martinez, A. A. Kumar, Z.H. Nie, M.R. Patton, and G. M. Whiteside, Separation of Nanoparticles in Aqueous Multiphase Systems through Centrifugation, Nano Lett., 2012, 12 (8), 4060–4064.

32. J. Lankelma*, Z.H. Nie, E. Carrilho, G.M. Whitesides, A Simple Paper-based Analytical Device for Electrochemical Flow Injection Analysis, Analytical Chemistry, 2012, 84 (9), 4147–415.

31. E. Tumarkin, Z.H. Nie*, J.I. Park, M. Abdelhasani, J. Greener, B. Sherwood-Lollar, A. Guenther*, E. Kumacheva*, Temperature-Controlled 'Breathing' of Carbon Dioxide Bubbles, Lab Chip 2011, 11, 3545-3550.

30. K. Liu, Z.H. Nie, N.N. Zhao, M. Rubinstein, E. Kumacheva, Step-growth polymerization of inorganic nanoparticles, Science2010, 329, 197-200.

29. J.L. Gong, D.J. Lipomi, J.D. Deng, Z.H. Nie, N.X. Randall, R. Nair, G.M. Whitesides, Direct micro- and nano-patterning of planar substrates by indentation lithography, Nano Lett., 2010, 10, 2702–2708.

28. A.W. Martinez, S.T. Phillips, Z.H. Nie, C.M. Cheng, E. Carrilho, B.J. Wiley, G.M. Whitesides, Programmable diagnostic devices made from paper and tape, Lab Chip 2010, 10, 2499-2504.

27. Z.H. Nie, F. Deiss, X.Y. Liu, G. M. Whitesides, Integration of paper-based microfluidic devices with commercial electrochemical readers, Lab Chip 2010, 10, 3163-3169.

26. Z.H. Nie, C. Nijhuisa, J.L. Gong, X. Chen, A. Kumachev, A.W. Martineza, M. Narovlyanskya, G.M. Whitesides, Electrochemical sensing in paper-based microfluidic devices, Lab Chip 2010, 10, 477-483.

25. J.I. Park, Z.H. Nie, A. Kumachev, E. Kumacheva, A microfluidic route to small CO2 microbubbles with narrow size distribution, Soft Matter 2010, 6, 630-634.

24. Z.H. Nie, A. Petukhova, E. Kumacheva, Properties and emerging applications of self-assembled structures made from inorganic nanoparticles, Nat. Nanotech., 2010, 5, 15-25.

23. N.N. Zhao, K. Liu, J. Greener, Z.H. Nie, E. Kumacheva, Close-packed super-lattices of side-by-side assembled Au-CdSe nanorods, Nano Lett., 2009, 9, 3077-3081.

22. Z.H. Nie, D. Fava, E. Kumacheva, H.E. Ruda, A. Shik, Plasmon spectra in two-dimensional nanorod arrays, Nanotech.2009, 20, 295203.

21. J.I. Park, Z.H. Nie (co-first author), A. Kumachev, A.I. Abdelrahman, B.P. Binks, H.A. Stone, E. Kumacheva, A microfluidic approach to chemically driven assembly of colloidal particles at gas-liquid interfaces, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2009, 48, 5300-5304.

20. Z.H. Nie, M. Seo, S.Q. Xu, P.C. Lewis, M. Mokb, E. Kumacheva, P. Garsteckid, G.M. Whitesides, H.A. Stone, Emulsification in microfluidic flow-focusing device: effect of properties of liquids, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics2008, 5, 585-594.

19. Z.H. Nie, J.I. Park, W. Li, S.A.F. Bon, E. Kumacheva, Inside-out” microfluidic approach to producing monodisperse emulsion droplets stabilized by solid particles, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2008, 130, 16508–16509.

18. Z.H. Nie, E. Kumacheva, Patterning surfaces with functional polymers, Nat. Mater. 2008, 7, 277-290.

17. Z.H. Nie, D. Fava, E. Kumacheva, M. Rubinstein, 'Supramolecular' assembly of gold nanorods end-terminated with polymer 'pom-poms': effect of the pom-pom structure, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2008, 130, 3683-3689.

16. D. Fava, Z.H. Nie, M. Winnik, E. Kumacheva, Evolution of self-assembled structures of polymer-terminated gold nanorods in selective solvents, Adv. Mater.2008, 20, 4318-4322.

15. W. Li, E.W.K. Young, M. Seo, Z.H. Nie, P. Garstecki, C.A. Simmons, E. Kumacheva, Simultaneous generation of droplets with different dimensions in parallel integrated droplet generators, Soft Matter, 2008, 4, 258-262.

14. W. Li, H.H. Pham, Z.H. Nie, B. MacDonald, A. Guenther, E. Kumacheva, Multi-step microfluidic polymerization reactions conducted in droplets: the internal trigger approach, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 9935-9941.

13. S. Dubinsky, H. Zhang, Z.H. Nie, I. Gourevich, D. Voicu, M. Deetz, E. Kumacheva, Microfluidic synthesis of macroporous copolymer particles, Macromolecules 2008, 41, 3555-3561.

12. Z.H. Nie, D. Fava, E. Kumacheva, S. Zou, G.C. Walker., M. Rubinstein, Self-assembly of metal-polymer analogues of amphiphilic triblock copolymers, Nat. Mater., 2007, 6, 609-614.

11. M. Seo, C. Paquet, Z.H. Nie, S.Q. Xu, E. Kumacheva, Microfluidic consecutive flow-focusing droplet generators, Soft Matter, 2007, 3, 986-992.

10. W. Li, Z.H. Nie, H. Zhang, C. Paquet, P. Garstecki, E. Kumacheva, Screening of the effect of surface energy of microchannels on microfluidic emulsification, Langmuir 2007, 23, 8010-8014.

9. Z.H. Nie, W. Li, M. Seo, S.Q. Xu, E. Kumacheva, Janus and ternary particles generated by microfluidic synthesis: Design, synthesis, and self-assembly, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2006, 128, 9408-9412.

8. H. Zhang, E. Tumarkin, R. Peerani, Z.H. Nie, R.M.A. Sullan, G.C. Walker., E. Kumacheva, Microfluidic production of biopolymer microcapsules with controlled morphology, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 12205-12210.

7. Z.H. Nie, S.Q. Xu, M. Seo, P.C. Lewis., E. Kumacheva, Polymer particles with various shapes and morphologies produced in continuous microfluidic reactors, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2005, 127, 8058-8063.

6. S.Q. Xu, Z.H. Nie, M. Seo, P.C. Lewis., E. Kumacheva, H.A. Stone, P. Garstecki, D.B. Weibel, I. Gitlin, G.M. Whitesides Generation of monodisperse particles by using microfluidics: Control over size, shape, and composition, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 44, 724-728.

5. M. Seo, Z.H. Nie, S.Q. Xu, P.C. Lewis., R. Graham, M. Mok, E. Kumacheva, Continuous microfluidic reactors for polymer particles, Langmuir 2005, 21, 11614-11622.

4. M. Seo, Z.H. Nie, S.Q. Xu, P.C. Lewis., E. Kumacheva, Microfluidics: from dynamic lattices to periodic arrays of polymer disks, Langmuir 2005, 21, 4773-4775.

3. P.C. Lewis., R. Graham, Z.H. Nie, S.Q. Xu, M. Seo, E. Kumacheva, Continuous synthesis of copolymer particles in microfluidic reactors, Macromolecules 2005, 38, 4536-453.

2. Z.H. Nie, Z.H. Su, Z.Y. Sun, T.F. Shi, L.J. An, Conformational study on thin films of symmetric A(n)B(2n)A(n) triblock copolymer, Macromolecular Theory and Simulations2005, 14, 463-473.

1. Z.H. Nie, T.F. Shi, L.J. An, A Monte Carlo simulation of morphology and structure for thin films of symmetric triblock copolymer after quenching and annealing, Chinese Journal of Chemistry2004, 25, 1559-1562.