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Publications

Last updated: Sep, 2015

Published 2001-2005

  1. Jie Wang, Sara E. Woodcock, Sarah M. Buck, Chunyan Chen, Zhan Chen, "Different Surface-Restructuring Behaviors of Poly(methacrylate)s Detected by SFG in Water", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 123 (38), 9470-9471 (2001) (link)

  2. Jie Wang, Chunyan Chen, Sarah M. Buck, Zhan Chen, "Molecular Chemical Structure on Poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) Surface Studied by Sum Frequency Generation (SFG) Vibrational Spectroscopy", J. Phys. Chem. B, 105 (48), 12118-12125, (2001) (link)

  3. Chunyan Chen, Jie Wang, Sara E. Woodcock, Zhan Chen, "Surface Morphology and Molecular Chemical Structure of Poly(n-butyl methacrylate)/Polystyrene Blend Studied by Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) and Sum Frequency Generation (SFG) Vibrational Spectroscopy", Langmuir, 18 (4), 1302-1309 (2002) (link)

  4. Zhan Chen, Yuen-Ron Shen, Gabor A. Somorjai, "Studies of Polymer Surfaces by Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy (SFG-VS)", Ann. Rev. Phys. Chem., 53, 437-465 (2002)(link)

  5. Jie Wang, Zoltan Paszti, Mark A. Even, Zhan Chen, "Measuring Polymer Surface Ordering Differences in Air and in Water by Sum Frequency Generation (SFG) Vibrational Spectroscopy", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 124, 7016-7023 (2002) (link)

  6. Chunyan Chen, Jie Wang, Mark A. Even, Zhan Chen, "Sum Frequency Generation (SFG) Vibrational Spectroscopy Studies on "Buried" Polymer/Polymer Interfaces", Macromolecules, 35, 8093-8097 (2002)(link)

  7. Jie Wang, Sarah M. Buck, Mark A. Even, Zhan Chen, "Molecular Responses of Proteins at Different Interfacial Environments Detected by Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 124, 13302-13305 (2002)(link)

  8. Jie Wang, Sarah M. Buck, Zhan Chen, "Sum Frequency Generation (SFG) Vibrational Spectroscopy Studies on Protein Adsorption", J. Phys. Chem. B, 106, 11666-11672 (2002) (link)

  9. Chunyan Chen, Mark A. Even, Jie Wang, Zhan Chen, "Sum Frequency Generation (SFG) Vibrational Spectroscopy Studies on Molecular Conformation of Liquid Polymers Poly(Ethylene Glycol) (PEG) and Poly(Propylene Glycol) (PPG) at Different Interfaces", Macromolecules, 35, 80, 9130-9135 (2002)(link)

  10. Jie Wang, Sarah M. Buck, Zhan Chen, "The Effect of Surface Coverage on Conformation Changes of Bovine Serum Albumin Molecules at the Air/Solution Interface Detected by Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy", Analyst, invited, 128, 773-778 (2003)(link)

  11. Chunyan Chen, Mark A. Even, Zhan Chen, "Detecting Molecular-Level Chemical Structure and Group Orientation of Amphiphilic PEO-PPO-PEO Copolymers at Solution/Air and Solid/Solution Interfaces by SFG Vibrational Spectroscopy", Macromolecules, 36, 4478-4484 (2003) (link)

  12. Matthew L. Clarke, Jie Wang, Zhan Chen, "SFG Studies on the Surface Structures of Plasticized and Unplasticized Polyurethane in Air and in Water", Anal. Chem., Accelerated Article, 75, 3275-3280 (2003)(link)

    *Research Profile: "Vibrations in situ", Anal. Chem., 75, 336A (2003)

  13. Jie Wang, Matthew L. Clarke, Yongbo Zhang, Xiaoyun Chen, Zhan Chen, "Using Isotope Labeled Proteins and Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy to Study Protein Adsorption", Langmuir, 19, 7862-7866 (2003)(link)

  14. Zhan Chen, "Molecular Conformation and Chemical Group Orientation at Interfaces: Detection by Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy", in Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Marcel Dekker, 2004, pp 3749-3760

  15. Jie Wang, Mark A. Even, Xiaoyun Chen, Alvin H. Schmaier, J. Herbert Waite, Zhan Chen, "Detection of Amide I Signals of Interfacial Proteins in situ Using SFG", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 125, 9914-9915 (2003)(link)

  16. Chunyan Chen, Cheryl L. Loch, Jie Wang, and Zhan Chen, "Different Molecular Structures at Polymer/Silane Interfaces Detected by SFG", J. Phys. Chem. B, 107 (38), 10440-10445 (2003) (cover)(link)

  17. Sara E. Woodcock, William C. Johnson, Zhan Chen, "Characterization of Polymer Blends by Atomic Force Microscopy: A Review", Polymer News, invited, 29 (6), 176-183 (2004)(link)

  18. Sara E. Woodcock, Chunyan Chen, Zhan Chen, "Surface Restructuring of Polystyrene/Polymethacrylate Blends in Water Studied by Atomic Force Microscopy", Langmuir, 20 (5), 1928-1933 (2004)(link)

  19. Chunyan Chen, Jie Wang, Cheryl L. Loch, Dongchan Ahn, Zhan Chen, "Demonstrating the Feasibility of Monitoring the Molecular-Level Structures of Moving Polymer/Silane Interfaces During Silane Diffusion Using SFG", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 126 (4), 1174-1179 (2004)(link)

  20. Jie Wang, Zoltan Paszti, Mark A. Even, Zhan Chen, "Interpretation of Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectra of Interfacial Proteins by the Thin Film Model", J. Phys. Chem. B., 108 (11), 3625-3632 (2004)(link)

  21. Jie Wang, Matthew L. Clarke, Zhan Chen "Polarization Mapping: A Method To Improve Sum Frequency Generation Spectral Analysis", Anal. Chem., Accelerated Article, 76 (8), 2159-2167 (2004)(link)

  22. Zoltan Paszti, Jie Wang, Matthew L. Clarke, Zhan Chen, "Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy Studies of Protein Adsorption on Oxide Covered Ti Surfaces", J. Phys. Chem. B., 108 (23), 7779-7787 (2004)(link)

  23. Zhan Chen, "Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy", Lab Plus International, 17 (5), 12-16 (2003)

  24. Cheryl L. Loch, Dongchan Ahn, Jie Wang, Chunyan Chen, Zhan Chen, "SFG Studies at Poly(ethylene terephthalate)/Silane Interfaces: Hydrogen Bond Formation and Molecular Conformation Determination", Langmuir, 20 (13), 5467-5473 (2004)(link)

  25. Chunyan Chen, Jie Wang, Zhan Chen, "Surface Restructuring Behavior of Various Types of Poly(dimethylsiloxane) in Water Detected by SFG", Langmuir, 20 (23), 10186-10193 (2004)(link)

  26. Cheryl L. Loch, Dongchan Ahn, Chunyan Chen, Zhan Chen, "Polymer-Silane Interactions Probed by Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy", J. Adhesion, 81 (3-4), 319-345 (2005)(link)

  27. William C. Johnson, Jie Wang, Zhan Chen, "Surface Structures and Properties of Polystyrene/Poly(methyl methacrylate) Blends and Copolymers", J. Phys. Chem. B, 109 (13), 6280-6286 (2005)(link)

  28. Xiaoyun Chen, Jie Wang, Jason J. Sniadecki, Mark A. Even, Zhan Chen, "Probing Alpha-helical and Beta-sheet Structures of Peptides at Solid/Liquid Interfaces with SFG", Langmuir, 21 (7), 2262-2264 (2005)(link)
    *Langmuir Most-Accessed Article January-June 2005

  29. Xiaoyun Chen, Matthew L. Clarke, Jie Wang, Zhan Chen, "Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy Studies on Molecular Conformation and Orientation of Biological Molecules at Interfaces", Int. J. Mod. Phys. B, 19 (4), 691-713 (2005)(link)

  30. Jie Wang, Xiaoyun Chen, Matthew L. Clarke, Zhan Chen, "Detection of Chiral SFG Vibrational Spectra of Proteins and Peptides at Interfaces", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 102 (14), 4978-4983 (2005)(link)

  31. Chunyan Chen, Matthew L. Clarke, Jie Wang, Zhan Chen "Comparison of Surface Structures of Poly(Ethyl Methacrylate) and Poly(Ethyl Acrylate) in Different Chemical Environments", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 7 (11), 2357-2363 (2005)(link)

  32. Jie Wang, Matthew L. Clarke, Xiaoyun Chen, Mark A. Even, William C. Johnson, Zhan Chen "Molecular Studies on Protein Conformations at Polymer/Liquid Interfaces Using Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy", Surf. Sci., 587 (1-2), 1-11 (2005)(link)

  33. Sara E. Woodcock, William C. Johnson, Zhan Chen, "Collagen adsorption and structure on polymer surfaces observed by atomic force microscopy", J. Colloid Interface Sci., invited, 292 (1), 99-107 (2005)(link)

  34. Matthew L. Clarke, Jie Wang, Zhan Chen, "Conformational Changes of Fibrinogen after Adsorption", J. Phys. Chem. B., 109 (46), 22027-22035 (2005)(link)

 

Published 2006-2010

  1. Cheryl L. Loch, Dongchan Ahn, Zhan Chen, "Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopic Studies on a Silane Adhesion-Promoting Mixture at a Polymer Interface", J. Phys. Chem. B., 110 (2), 914-918 (2006)(link)

  2. Xiaoyun Chen, Haizhong Tang, Mark A. Even, Jie Wang, Gregory Tew, Zhan Chen, "Observing a Molecular Knife at Work", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 128 (7), 2711-2714 (2006)(link)

  3. * Nature Research Highlight, February 2006
  4. Jie Wang, Xiaoyun Chen, Matthew L. Clarke, Zhan Chen "Vibrational Spectroscopic Studies on Fibrinogen Adsorption at Polystyrene/Protein Solution Interfaces: Hydrophobic Side Chain and Secondary Structure Changes", J. Phys. Chem. B., 110 (10), 5017-5024 (2006)(link)

  5. X. Chen, Z. Chen, "SFG Studies on Interactions between Antimicrobial Peptides and Supported Lipid Bilayers", Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 1758 (9), 1257-1273 (2006) (link) 

  6. S. Lee, J. Wang, S. Krimm, Z. Chen, "Irreducible Representation and Projection Operator Application to Understanding Nonlinear Optical Phenomena: Hyper-Raman, Sum Frequency Generation, and Four-Wave Mixing Spectroscopy", J. Phys. Chem. A, 110 (22), 7035-7044 (2006) (link)

  7. Matthew L. Clarke and Zhan Chen, "Polymer Surface Reorientation after Protein Adsorption", Langmuir, 22 (21), 8627-8630 (2006) (link)

  8. Matthew L. Clarke, Chunyan Chen, Jie Wang, and Zhan Chen, "Molecular Level Structures of Poly(n-Alkyl Methacrylate)s with Different Side Chain Lengths at the Polymer/Air and Polymer/Water Interfaces", Langmuir, 22 (21), 8800-8806 (2006) (link)

  9. Mark A. Even, Chunyan Chen, Jie Wang, Zhan Chen, "Chemical Structures of Liquid Poly(ethylene glycol)s with Different End Groups at Buried Polymer Interfaces", Macromolecules, 39 (26), 9396-9401 (2006) (link)

  10. Mark A. Even, Sang-Ho Lee, Jie Wang, Zhan Chen, "Detection and Spectral Analysis of Trifluoromethyl Groups at a Surface by Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy", J. Phys. Chem. B, 110 (51), 26089-26097 (2006) (link)

  11. Zhan Chen, "Understanding Surfaces and Buried Interfaces of Polymer Materials at the Molecular Level Using Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy", Poly. Inter., 56 (5), 577-587 (2006) (link)

  12. Xiaoyun Chen, Jie Wang, Andrew P Boughton, Cornelius B. Kristalyn, Zhan Chen, "Multiple Orientation of Melittin inside a Single Lipid Bilayer Determined by Combined Vibrational Spectroscopic Studies", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 129 (5), 1420-1427 (2007) (link)

  13. Xiaoyun Chen, Jie Wang, Zoltan Paszti, Fulin Wang, Joel N. Schrauben, Volodymyr V. Tarabara, Alvin H. Schmaier, Zhan Chen,  "Ordered Adsorption of Coagulation Factor XII on Negatively Charged Polymer Surfaces Probed by Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy", Anal. Bioanal. Chem., 388 (1), 65-72 (2007) (link) * Paper in forefront, May 2007

  14. Cheryl L. Loch, Dongchan Ahn, Anne V. Vázquez, and Zhan Chen, "Diffusion of One or More Components of a Silane Adhesion-Promoting Mixture into Poly(methyl methacrylate)", J. Colloid Interf. Sci., 308, 170-175 (2007) (link)

  15. Jie Wang, Zoltan Paszti, Matthew L. Clarke, Xiaoyun Chen, Zhan Chen, "Deduction of Structural Information of Interfacial Proteins by Combined Vibrational Spectroscopic Methods", J. Phys. Chem. B, 111 (21), 6088-6095 (2007) (link)

  16. Xiaoyun Chen, Jie Wang, Cornelius B. Kristalyn, Zhan Chen, "Real Time SFG Structural
    Investigation of a Lipid Bilayer during its Interaction with Melittin", Biophys. J., 93, 866-875 (2007) (link)

  17. Xiaoyun Chen, Andrew P. Boughton, John J. G. Tesmer, and Zhan Chen, "In Situ Investigation of Heterotrimeric G Protein βγ Subunit Binding and Orientation on Membrane Bilayers", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 129 (42), 12658 -12659, (2007) (link)

  18. Jie Wang, Sang-Ho Lee, and Zhan Chen, "Quantifying the Ordering of Adsorbed Proteins In Situ", J. Phys. Chem. B, 112 (7), 2281-2290, (2008) (link)

  19. S. Ye, A. McClelland, P. Majumdar, S. Stafslien, J. Daniels, B. Chisholm, and Z. Chen, "Detection of Tethered Biocide Moiety Segregation to Silicone Surface Using Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy", Langmuir, 2008, 24(17), 9686-9694 (link)

  20. H. Chen, A. A. McClelland, Z. Chen, Lahann, J. "Solventless Adhesive Bonding Using Reactive Polymer Coatings", Anal. Chem., 2008, 80(11), 4119-4124  (link)

  21. A. P. Boughton, Z. Chen, "Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy: A Sensitive Technique for the Study of Biological Molecules at Interfaces", in Surface Analysis and Techniques in Biology, V. A. Smentkowski ed., in press

  22. M. A. Even, J. Wang, and Z. Chen, "Structural Information of Mussel Adhesive Protein Mefp-3 Acquired at Various Polymer/Mefp-3 Solution Interfaces", Langmuir, 2008, 24(11), 5795-5801. (link)

  23. Q. Shi, S. Ye, C. Kristalyn, Y. Su, Z. Jiang, Z. Chen, "Probing Molecular-Level Surface Structure of Polyethersulfone/Pluronic F127 Blends Using Sum-Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy", Langmuir, 2008, 24(15), 7939-7946 (link)

  24. Lu, Xiaolin; Shephard, Nick; Xue, Gi; Han, Jianglong; Chen, Zhan "Probing Molecular Structures of Polymer/Metal Interfaces by Sum  Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy", Macromolecules, 2008,  41(22), 8770-8777 (link)

  25. Vázquez, A.V.; Shephard, N. E.; Steinecker, C.L.; Ahn, D.; Spanninga, S.; Chen, Z. "Understanding molecular structures of silanes at buried polymer interfaces using sum frequency generation vibrational spectroscpoy and relating interfacial structures to polymer adhesion." Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2009, 331, 408-416 (link)

  26. Stéphanie Le Clair, Khoi Nguyen, Zhan Chen, "Sum Frequency Generation Studies on Bioadhesion: Elucidating the Molecular Structure of Proteins at Interfaces", J. Adhesion, 85 (8), 484-511 (link)

  27. Sarah A. Spanninga, David C. Martin, Zhan Chen, "X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Study of Counterion Incorporation in Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)", J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009, 113 (14), 5585-5592 (link)

  28. Shuji Ye, Khoi Tan Nguyen, Stéphanie V. Le Clair, Zhan Chen, "In Situ Molecular Level Studies on Membrane Related Peptides and Proteins in Real Time Using Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational", J. Struct. Biol., 2009, 168 (1), 61-77 (link)

  29. Qing Shi, Shuji Ye, Sarah A. Spanninga, Yanlei Su, Zhongyi Jiang, Zhan Chen, "The Molecular Surface Conformation of Surface-tethered Polyelectrolytes on PDMS Surfaces", Soft Matter, 2009, 5, 3487-3494 (link)

  30. Nguyen, Khoi; Le Clair, Stephanie; Ye, Shuji; Chen, Zhan, "Molecular Interaction between Magainin 2 and Model Membranes in Situ", J. Phys. Chem. B, 2009, 113 (36), 12358-12363 (link)

  31. Nguyen, Khoi; Le Clair, Stephanie; Ye, Shuji; Chen, Zhan, "Orientation Determination of Protein Helical Secondary Structure Using Linear and Nonlinear Vibrational Spectroscopy", Feature Article, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2009, 113(6), 12358-12363 (link)

  32. Xiaolin Lu, Jianglong Han, Nick Shephard, Susan Rhodes, Alex Martin, Dawei Li, Gi Xue, Zhan Chen, "Phenolic Resin Surface Restructuring Upon Exposure to Humid Air: A Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopic Study", J. Phys. Chem. B, 2009, 113 (39), 12944-12951 (link)

  33. Christopher Avery, Abhigyan Som, yongjiang Xu, Greg Tew, Zhan Chen, "Dependence of Antimicrobial Selectivity and Potency on Oligomer Structure Investigated Using Substrate Supported Lipid Bilayers and Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy", Anal. Chem., 2009, 81 (20), 8365-8372 (link)

  34. Lu, Xiaolin; Li, Dawei; Kristalyn, Cornelius; Han, Jianglong; Shephard, Nick; Rhodes, Susan; Xue, Gi; Chen, Zhan, "Directly Probing Molecular Ordering at the Buried Polymer/Metal Interface", Macromolecules, 2009, 42 (22), 9052-9057 (link)

  35. McClelland, Arthur; Ahn, Seokhoon; Matzger, Adam; Chen, Zhan, "Deducing 2D Crystal Structure at the Liquid/Solid Interface with Atomic Resolution: a Combined STM and SFG Study", Langmuir, 2009, 25 (22), 12847-12850 (link)

  36. Ye, Shuji; Nguyen, Khoi; Boughton, Andrew; Mello, Charlene; Chen, Zhan, "Orientation Difference of Chemically Immobilized and Physically Adsorbed Biological Molecules on Polymers Detected at the Solid/Liquid Interfaces in Situ", Langmuir, 2010, 26 (9), 6471-6477 (link)

  37. Vázquez, Anne; Boughton, A. P.; Shephard, N. E.; Rhodes, S. M.; Chen, Z., "Molecular Structures of the Buried Interfaces between Silicone Elastomer and Silane Adhesion Promoters Probed by Sum-Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy and Molecular Dynamics Simulations", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces., 2010, 2 (1), 96–103 (link)

  38. Ye, Shuji; Nguyen, Khoi Tan; Chen, Zhan, "Interactions of Alamethicin with Model Cell Membranes Investigated Using Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy in Real Time in Situ", J. Phys. Chem. B, 2010, 114 (9), 3334–3340 (link)

  39. Shuji Ye, Partha Majumdar, Bret Chisholm, Shane Stafslien, Zhan Chen, "Antifouling and Antimicrobial Mechanism of Tethered Quaternary Ammonium Salts in a Crosslinked Polydimethylsiloxane Matrix Studied Using Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy", Langmuir, 2010, 26 (21), pp 16455–16462 (link)

  40. A. Khmaladze, T. Epstein, Z. Chen, "Phase unwrapping by varying the reconstruction distance in digital holographic microscopy", Opt. Lett., 2010, 35 (7), 1040-1042 (link)

  41. Kristalyn, Cornelius B. ; Lu, Xiaolin; Weinman, Craig J.; Ober, Christopher K.; Kramer, Edward J.; Chen, Zhan, "Surface Structures of an Amphiphilic Tri-Block Copolymer in Air and in Water Probed Using Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy ", Langmuir, 2010, 26 (13), pp 11337–11343 (link)

  42. Nguyen, Khoi Tan; King, John Thomas; Chen, Zhan, "Orientation Determination of Interfacial β-Sheet Structures in Situ", J. Phys. Chem. B, 2010, 114 (25), pp 8291–8300 (link) (Feature Article; Cover Art)

  43. S. A. Spanninga, D. C. Martin, Z. Chen, "Effect of Anionic Hydration on Counterion Incorporation in Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene): An X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Study", J. Phys. Chem. C, 2010, 114 (35), 14998-15004 (link)

  44. S. A. Spanninga, D. C. Martin, Z. Chen,"X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Study of Counterion Incorporation in Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) 2: Polyanion Effect, Toluenesulfonate, and Small Anions", J. Phys. Chem. C, 2010, 114 (35), pp 14992-14997 (link)

  45. X. Lu, S. A. Spanninga, C. B. Kristalyn, Z. Chen, "Surface Orientation of Phenyl Groups in Poly(sodium 4-styrenesulfonate) and in Poly(sodium 4-styrenesulfonate):Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) Mixture Examined by Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy", Langmuir, 2010, 26 (17), pp 14231-14235 (link)

  46. Andrew P. Boughton, Ioan Andricioaei, Zhan Chen, "Surface Orientation of Magainin 2: Molecular Dynamics Simulation and Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopic Studies", Langmuir, 2010, 26 (20), pp 16031-16036 (link)

  47. Zhan Chen, "Investigating buried polymer interfaces using sum frequency generation vibrational spectroscopy", Prog. Polym. Sci, 35 (2010) 1376–1402 (link)

  48. Khoi Nguyen, Ronald Soong,Sang-Choul lm, Lucy Waskell, Ayyalusamy Ramamoorthy, Zhan Chen, "Probing the Spontaneous Membrane Insertion of a Tail-Anchored Membrane Protein by Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010,132 (43), pp 15112–15115 (link)

  49. Xiaolin Lu, Zhan Chen, Gi Xue, Xinping Wang, "Probing polymer surfaces and interfaces using sum frequency generation vibrational spectroscopy – a powerful nonlinear optical technique", Frontiers of Chemistry in China, 2010, 5, 435-444 (link)

  50. Sathiah Thennarasu, Rui Huang, Dong-Kuk Lee, Pei Yang, Lee Maloy, Zhan Chen, Ayyalusamy Ramamoorthy, “Limiting an Antimicrobial Peptide to the Lipid-Water Interface Enhances Its Bacterial Membrane Selectivity: A Case Study of MSI-367”, Biochemistry,2010, 49, 10595-10605 (link)

2011

  1. Bei Ding, Zhan Chen, “Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy”, Encyclopedia of Biophysics, Springer, 2011(link)

  2. Avery, Christopher; Palermo, Edmund; McLaughlin, Amanda; Kuroda, Kenichi; Chen, Zhan, “Investigations of the Interactions between Synthetic Antimicrobial Polymers and Substrate-Supported Lipid Bilayers Using Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy”, Anal. Chem., 2011, 83(4),1342-1349 (link)

  3. McClelland, Arthur; López-Mejías, Vilmalí; Matzger, Adam; Chen, Zhan, “Peering at a Buried Polymer-Crystal Interface: Probing Heterogeneous Nucleation by Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy”, Langmuir, 2011, 27(6),2162-2165 (link)

  4. Alexander Khmaladze, Rebecca L. Matz, Chi Zhang, Ting Wang, Mark M. Banaszak Holl, Zhan Chen, “Dual-wavelength linear regression phase unwrapping in three-dimensional microscopic images of cancer cells”, Opt. Lett., 2011, 36, 912-914 (link)

  5. Han, Hua; Wu, Jianfeng; Avery, Christopher; Mizutani, Masato; Jiang, Xiaoming; Kamigaito, Masami; Chen, Zhan; Xi, Chuanwu; Kuroda, Kenichi , "Immobilization of Amphiphilic Polycations by Catechol Functionality for Antimicrobial Coatings", Langmuir, 2011, 27, 4010–4019 (link)

  6. Alexander Khmaladze, Joshua Jasensky, Chi Zhang, Xiaofeng Han, Jun Ding, Emily Seeley, Xinran Liu, Gary D. Smith, Zhan Chen, “Hyperspectral microscopic imaging by multiplex coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS)”, Proc. of SPIE, 2011, 8158, 815805-1-8

  7. Wang, Ting; Li, Dawei; Lu, Xiaolin; Khmaladze, Alexander; Han, Xiaofeng; Ye, Shuji; Yang, Pei; Xue, Gi; He, Nongyue; Chen, Zhan, "Single Lipid Bilayers Constructed on Polymer Cushion Studied by Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy",  J. Phys. Chem. C, 2011, 115(15), 7613-7620 (link)

  8. Andrews, Albert; McClelland, Arthur; Korkeila, Oona; Demidov, Alex; Krummel, Amber; Mullins, Oliver; Chen, Zhan, “Molecular Orientation of Asphaltenes and PAH Model  Compounds in Langmuir-Blodgett Films Using Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy" , Langmuir, 2011, 27(10), 6049-6058 (link)

  9. Avery, Chris; Chen, Zhan, “Characterizing the Interactions Between Cell Membranes and Antimicrobials via Sum-Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy” in “Antimicrobial Polymers”, Edited by J. M. Lagaron, M. J. Ocio, and A. Lopze-Rubio John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

  10. Vázquez, Anne; Holden, Bradly; Kristalyn, Cornelius; Fuller, Mike; Wilkerson, Brett; Chen, Zhan, “Surface and Buried Interfacial Structures of Epoxy Resins Used as Underfills Studied by Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2011, in press

  11. Han, Xiaofeng; Soblosky, Lauren; Slutsky, Morris; Mello, Charlene; Chen, Zhan, “Solvent Effect and Time-Dependent Behavior of C-Terminus Cysteine Modified Cecropin P1 Chemically Immobilized onto Polymer Surface", Langmuir, 2011, 27(11), 7042-7051(link)

  12. P. Yang, A. Ramamoorthy, Z. Chen, “Membrane Orientation of MSI-78 Measured by Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy”, Langmuir, 2011, 27(12), 7760-7767(link)

  13. A. A. McClelland, Z. Chen, “Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy”, in Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry, Supplementary Volumes S1-S3, edited by Robert A. Meyers. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, pp 1291-1318 (2011)

  14. Cornelius B. Kristalyn, Shannon Watt, Sarah A. Spanninga, Rachel Barnard, Khoi Nguyen, Zhan Chen, "Investigation of sub-monolayer, monolayer, and multilayer self-assembled semifluorinated alkylsilane films", J. Colloid Interf. Sci., 2011, 353, 322-330 (link)

  15. C. Zhang, J. Wang, A. Khmaladze, Y. Liu, B. Ding, J. Jasensky, Z. Chen, “Examining Surface and Bulk Structures Using Combined Nonlinear Vibrational Spectroscopies”, Opt. Letts., 2011, 36(12), 2272-2274 (link)

  16. Alexander Khmaladze, Rebecca L. Matz, Chi Zhang, Joshua Jasensky, Mark M. Banaszak Holl, and Zhan Chen "Dual wavelength digital holography phase unwrapping by linear regression" Proc. SPIE Vol. 8043, 80430X (2011)

  17. Xiaolin Lu, Matthew Clarke, Dawei Li, Xinping Wang, Gi Xue, Zhan Chen, “A Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Study of the Interference Effect in Poly(n-butyl methacrylate) Thin Films  Sandwiched Between Silica and Water", J. Phys. Chem. C, 2011, 115(28), 13759-13767 (link)

  18. Andrew P. Boughton, Pei Yang, Valerie Tesmer, Bei Ding, John Tesmer, Zhan Chen, "Heterotrimeric G protein beta1gamma2 subunits change orientation upon complex formation with G protein-coupled receptor kinase 2 (GRK2) on a model membrane", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2011, 108(37), E667-673 (link)

  19. Andrew P. Boughton, Khoi Nguyen, Ioan Andricioaei, Zhan Chen, "Interfacial Orientation and Secondary Structure Change in Tachyplesin I: Molecular Dynamics and Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy Studies", Langmuir, 2011, 27(23), 14343-14351 (link)

2012


  1. Yuwei Liu, Josh Jasensky, Zhan Chen, "Molecular interactions of proteins and peptides at interfaces studied by sum frequency generation vibrational spectroscopy", Langmuir, 2012, 28(4), 2113-2121 (link)

  2. Bei Ding, Zhan Chen, "Molecular Interactions Between Cell Penetrating Peptide Pep-1 and Model Cell Membranes", J. Phys. Chem. B, 2012, 116 (8), 2545–2552 (link)

  3. Jeanne Hankett, Chi Zhang, Zhan Chen, "Sum Frequency Generation and Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Spectroscopic Studies on Plasma Treated Plasticized PVC Films", Langmuir, 2012, 28 (10), 4654–4662 (link)

  4. Zhan Chen, "Molecular Structures of Buried Polymer Interfaces and Biological Interfaces Detected by Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy", Acta Phys Chim Sin, 2012, 28 (03), 504-521 (link)

  5. Alexander Khmaladze, Rebecca L. Matz, Tamir Epstein, Joshua Jasensky, Mark M. Banaszak Holl, Zhan Chen, "Cell volume changes during apoptosis monitored in real time using digital holographic microscopy", Journal of Structural Biology, 2012, in press (link)

  6. Alexander Khmaladze, Rebecca Matz, Joshua Jasensky, Emily Seeley, Mark M. Banaszak Holl, and Zhan Chen, "Dual-wavelength digital holographic imaging with phase background subtraction", Opt. Engin., 2012, in press (link)

  7. Chi Zhang, Nick E. Shephard, Susan M. Rhodes, and Zhan Chen, "Headgroup Effect on Silane Structures at Buried Polymer/Silane and Polymer/Polymer Interfaces and Their Relations to Adhesion", Langmuir, 2012, 28 (14), 6052-6059 (link)

  8. Shuji Ye, Hongchun Li, Feng Wei, Joshua Jasensky, Andrew P. Boughton, Pei Yang, and Zhan Chen, "Observing a Model Ion Channel Gating Action in Model Cell Membranes in Real Time in Situ: Membrane Potential Change Induced Alamethicin Orientation Change", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134 (14), 6237-6243 (link)

  9. Chi Zhang, Jeanne Hankett, and Zhan Chen, “Molecular Level Understanding of Adhesion Mechanisms at the Epoxy/Polymer Interfaces”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2012, 4 (7), 3730–3737 (link)

  10. Xiaolin Lu, Gi Xue, Xinping Wang, Jianglong Han, Xiaofeng Han, Jeanne Hankett, Dawei Li, and Zhan Chen, “Directly Probing Molecular Ordering at the Buried Polymer/Metal Interface 2: Using P-Polarized Input Beams”, Macromolecules, 2012,45 (15), 6087–6094 (link)

  11. Chi Zhang, Zhan Chen, “Quantitative molecular level understanding of ethoxysilane at poly(dimethylsilaxane)/Polymer interfaces”, Langmuir, 2012, 29 (2), 610–619 (link)
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2013

  1. Pei Yang, Fu-Gen Wu, Zhan Chen, “Dependence of Alamethicin Membrane Orientation on the Solution Concentration”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117 (7), 3358–3365 (link)

  2. Jeanne M. Hankett, Yuwei Liu, Xiaoxian Zhang, Chi Zhang, Zhan Chen, “Molecular level studies of polymer behaviors at the water interface using sum frequency generation vibrational spectroscopy”, Journal of Polymer Science Part B-Polymer Physics, 2013, 51(5), 311–328 (link)

  3. Yuwei Liu, Chuan Leng, Bret Chisholm, Shane Stafslien, Partha Majumdar, and Zhan Chen, “Surface structures of PDMS incorporated with quaternary ammonium salts designed for antibiofouling and fouling release applications”, Langmuir, 2013, 29(9), 2897–2905 (link)

  4. Xiaoxian Zhang, Chi Zhang, Jeanne M. Hankett, Zhan Chen, “Molecular surface structural changes of plasticized PVC materials after plasma treatment”, Langmuir, 2013, 29(12), 4008–4018 (link)

  5. Pei Yang, Andrew Boughton, Kristoff T. Homan, John JG. Tesmer, Zhan Chen, “Membrane orientation of G alpha(i)beta(1)gamma(2) and G beta(1)gamma(2) determined via combined vibrational spectroscopic studies”, JACS, 2013, 135(13), 5044–5051 (link)

  6. Chi Zhang, Zhan Chen, “Probing molecular structure of poly(dimethyl siloxane) at buried interfaces in situ”, the Journal of Physcial Chemistry C, 2013, 117(8), 3903–3941 (link)

  7. Chi Zhang, John Myers, Zhan Chen, “Elucidation of molecular structures at buried polymer interfaces and biological interfaces using sum frequency generation vibrational spectroscopy”, Soft Matter, 2013, 9, 4738–4761 (link)

  8. Chuan Leng, Yuwei Liu, Courtney Jenkins, Heather Meredith, Jonathan J. Wilker, and Zhan Chen, “Interfacial Structure of a DOPA-Inspired Adhesive Polymer Studied by Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy”, Langmuir, 2013, 29, 6659-6664 (link)

  9. Bei Ding, Lauren Soblosky, Khoi Nguyen, Junqing Geng, Xinglong Yu, Ayyalusamy Ramamoorthy, Zhan Chen, “Physiologically-Relevant Modes of Membrane Interactions by the Human Antimicrobial Peptide, LL-37, Revealed by SFG Experiments”, Sci. Rep., 2013, 3, 1854 (link)

  10. Ma, Ningning; Ma, Chao; Li, Chuanyan; Wang, Ting; Tang, Yongjun; Wang, Hongyin; Mou, Xianbo; Chen, Zhan; He, Nongyue, “Influence of Nanoparticle Shape, Size, and Surface Functionalization on Cellular Uptake”, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 2013, 13, 6485-6498(link)

  11. Pei Yang, Fugen Wu, Zhan Chen, “Lipid Fluid–Gel Phase Transition Induced Alamethicin Orientational Change Probed by Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117, 17039–17049(link)

  12. Yuwei Liu, Tadeusz L. Ogorzalek, Pei Yang, McKenna M. Schroeder, E. Neil G. Marsh, and Zhan Chen, “Molecular Orientation of Enzymes Attached to Surfaces through Defined Chemical Linkages at the Solid–Liquid Interface ”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 12660–12669(link)

  13. Xiaofeng Han, Joshua R. Uzarski, Charlene M. Mello, and Zhan Chen, “Different Interfacial Behaviors of N- and C-Terminus Cysteine-Modified Cecropin P1 Chemically Immobilized onto Polymer Surface”, Langmuir, 2013, 29, 11705–11712 (link)

  14. Pei Yang, Alisa Glukhova, John J. G. Tesmer, Zhan Chen, “Membrane Orientation and Binding Determinants of G Protein-Coupled Receptor Kinase 5 as Assessed by Combined Vibrational Spectroscopic Studies”, PLOS One, 2013, 8,e82072(link)

  15. Bei Ding, Jennifer E. Laaser, Yuwei Liu, Pengrui Wang, Martin T. Zanni, and Zhan Chen, “Site-Specific Orientation of an α-Helical Peptide Ovispirin-1 from Isotope-Labeled SFG Spectroscopy”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2013, 117, 14625–14634 (link)

  16. Chuan Leng, Katherine A. Gibney, Yuwei Liu, Gregory N. Tew, and Zhan Chen, “In Situ Probing the Surface Restructuring of Antibiofouling Amphiphilic Polybetaines in Water”, ACS Macro Lett., 2013, 2, 1011–1015 (link)

  17. Xiaoxian Zhang, Xiaofeng Han, Fugen Wu, Joshua Jasensky, Zhan Chen, “Nano-Bio Interfaces Probed by Advanced Optical Spectroscopy: From Model System Studies to Optical Biosensors”, Chinese Science Bulletin, 2013, 21, 2537-2556(link)

  18. Jeanne M. Hankett, William R. Collin, and Zhan Chen, “Molecular Structural Changes of Plasticized PVC after UV Light Exposure”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2013, 117, 16336–16344(link)

2014

  1. John N. Myers, Chi Zhang, Kang-Wook Lee, Jaimal Williamson, and Zhan Chen, “Hygrothermal Aging Effects on Buried Molecular Structures at Epoxy Interfaces ”, Langmuir, 2014, 30,165–171 (link)

  2. Bei Ding, Alisa Glukhova, Katarzyna Sobczyk-Kojiro, Henry I. Mosberg, John J. G. Tesmer, and Zhan Chen, “Unveiling the Membrane-Binding Properties of N-Terminal and C-Terminal Regions of G Protein-Coupled Receptor Kinase 5 by Combined Optical Spectroscopies”, Langmuir, 2014, 30, 823-831(link)

  3. Xiaofeng Han, Yuwei Liu, Fugen Wu, Joshua Jansensky, Taehoon Kim, Zunliang Wang, Charles L. Brooks III, Jianfeng Wu, Chuanwu Xi, Charlene M. Mello, and Zhan Chen, “Different Interfacial Behaviors of Peptides Chemically Immobilized on Surfaces with Different Linker Lengths and via Different Termini”, J Phys. Chem. B, 2014, 118, 2904–2912(link)

  4. John N. Myers, Chi Zhang, Chunyan Chen, Zhan Chen, “Influence of casting solvent on phenyl ordering at the surface of spin cast polymer thin films”, J. Colloid Interface Sci., 2014, 423, 60-66(link)

  5. Jeanne M. Hankett, Alexander Welle, Joerg Lahann and Zhan Chen, “Evaluating UV/H2O2 exposure as a DEHP degradation treatment for plasticized PVC”, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 2014,131, 40649.(link)

  6. Chi Zhang, Joshua Jasensky, Chuan Leng, Chelsey Del Grosso, Gary Smith, Jonathan Wilker, and Zhan Chen, “Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopic Studies on Buried Heterogeneous Biointerfaces”, Optics Lett., 2014, 39 ,2715-2718. (link)

  7. Xiaoxian Zhang and Zhan Chen, “Observing Phthalate Leaching from Plasticized Polymer Films at the Molecular Level ”, Langmuir, 2014, 30, 4933–4944 . (link)

  8. Lei Shen, Mckenna Schroeder, Tadeusz L. Ogorzalek, Pei Yang, Fugen Wu, E. Neil G. Marsh, and Zhan Chen, “Surface Orientation Control of Site-Specifically Immobilized Nitro-reductase (NfsB)”, Langmuir, 2014, 30, 5930–5938. (link)

  9. A. Khmaladze, J. Jasensky, E. Price, C. Zhang, A. Boughton, X. Han, E. Seeley, X. Liu, M. Banaszak Holl, Z. Chen, “Hyperspectral imaging and characterization of live cells by broadband coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) microscopy with singular value decomposition (SVD) analysis”, Appl. Spectroscopy, 2014, 68, 1116-1122 . (link)

  10. Chi Zhang, Fu-Gen Wu, Peipei Hu, and Zhan Chen, “Interaction of Polyethylenimine with Model Cell Membranes Studied by Linear and Nonlinear Spectroscopic Techniques”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014,118, 12195–12205. (link)

  11. Zunliang Wang, Xiaofeng Han, Nongyue He, Zhan Chen, and Charles L. Brooks, “Molecular Structures of C- and N-Terminus Cysteine Modified Cecropin P1 Chemically Immobilized onto Maleimide-Terminated Self-Assembled Monolayers Investigated by Molecular Dynamics Simulation”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2014, 118, 5670–5680 (link)

  12. Chi Zhang, Joshua Jasensky, Jing Wu and Zhan Chen, “Combining surface sensitive vibrational spectroscopy and fluorescence microscopy to study biological interfaces ”, Proc. of SPIE, 2014, 8947 894712:1-8 (link)

  13. Chuan Leng, Xiaofeng Han, Qing Shao, Yongheng Zhu, Yuting Li, Shaoyi Jiang, and Zhan Chen, “In situ Probing of the Surface Hydration of Zwitterionic Polymer Brushes: Structural and Environmental Effects”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118, 15840–15845. (link)

  14. Jintao Yang, Mingzhen Zhang, Hong Chen, Yung Chang, Zhan Chen, and Jie Zheng, “Probing the Structural Dependence of Carbon Space Lengths of Poly(N-hydroxyalkyl acrylamide)-Based Brushes on Antifouling Performance”, Biomacromolecules, 2014, 15, 2982–2991. (link)

  15. Xiaolin Lu, John N. Myers, and Zhan Chen, “Molecular Ordering of Phenyl Groups at the Buried Polystyrene/Metal Interface”, Langmuir, 2014, 30, 9418–9422. (link)

  16. Xiaodong Zhang, Fu-Gen Wu, Peidang Liu, Ning Gu, and Zhan Chen, “Enhanced fluorescence of gold nanoclusters composed of HAuCl4 and histidine by glutathione: glutathione detection and selective cancer cell imaging”, Small, 2014, 10, 5170–5177. (link)

  17. Fu-Gen Wu, Pei Yang, Chi Zhang, Bolin Li, Xiaofeng Han, Minghu Song, and Zhan Chen, “Molecular Interactions between Amantadine and Model Cell Membranes”, Langmuir, 2014, 30, 8491–8499. (link)

  18. Fu-Gen Wu, Pei Yang, Chi Zhang, Xiaofeng Han, Minghu Song, and Zhan Chen, “Investigation of Drug–Model Cell Membrane Interactions Using Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy: A Case Study of Chlorpromazine”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118, 17538–17548. (link)

  19. Mohit Goel, E. Neil G. Marsh, Zhan Chen, and Nicholas L. Abbott, “Comparison of the Influence of Humidity and d-Mannitol on the Organization of Tetraethylene Glycol-Terminated Self-Assembled Monolayers and Immobilized Antimicrobial Peptides”,Langmuir, 2014, 30, 7143–7151. (link)

  20. Jeanne M. Hankett, Xiaolin Lu, Yuwei Liu, Emily Seeley and Zhan Chen, “Interfacial molecular restructuring of plasticized polymers in water”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014,16, 20097-20106. (link)

  21. Xiaoxian Zhang1, John N. Myers1, Jeffery D. Bielefeld, Qinghuang Lin, and Zhan Chen, “In Situ Observation of Water Behavior at the Surface and Buried Interface of a Low-K Dielectric Film”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 18951–18961. (link)

  22. Chi Zhang, John N. Myers, and Zhan Chen, “Molecular Behavior at Buried Epoxy/Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Interface”, Langmuir, 2014, 30, 12541–12550. (link)

  23. Z. Wang, X. Han, N. He, Z. Chen, C. L. Brooks III, “Environmental Effect on Surface Immobilized Biological Molecules”, J. Phys. Chem. B 2014, 118, 12176–12185. (link)

  24. B. Li, X. Lu, Y. Ma, Z. Chen, “Thermo- and pH-responsive behaviors of aqueous poly(acrylic acid)/poly(4-vinylpyridine) complex material characterized by ATR-FTIR and UV–Vis Spectroscopy”, Europ. Polym. J., 2014, 60, 255-261.(link)

  25. B. Li, X. Lu, X. Han, F. Wu, J. N. Myers, Z. Chen, “Interfacial Fresnel Coefficients and Molecular Structures of Model Cell Membranes: From a Lipid Monolayer to a Lipid Bilayer”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118, 28631-28639.(link)

2015

  1. L. Shen, N. Ulrich, C. Mello, Z. Chen, “Determination of Conformation and Orientation of Immobilized Peptides and Proteins at Buried Interfaces”, Chem. Phys. Lett., 2015, 619, 247-255.(link)

  2. X. Zhang, Y. Li, J.M. Hankett, Z. Chen, “Molecular Interfacial Structure and Plasticizer Migration Behavior of “Green” Plasticized Poly (vinyl chloride)”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys, 2015, 17, 4472-4482. (link)

  3. J. N. Myers1, X. Zhang1, J. Bielefeld, Q. Lin, Z. Chen, “Nondestructive in Situ Characterization of Molecular Structures at the Surface and Buried Interface of Silicon-Supported Low k Dielectric Films”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2015, 119, 1736–1746. (link)

  4. J. N. Myers, Z. Chen, “Surface plasma treatment effects on the molecular structure at polyimide/air and buried polyimide/epoxy interfaces”, Chin. Chem. Lett., 2015, 26, 449-454. (link)

  5. L. Soblosky, A. Ramamoorthy, Z. Chen, “Membrane Interaction of Antimicrobial Peptides Using E. coli Lipid Extract as Model Bacterial Cell Membranes and SFG Spectroscopy”, Chem. Phys. Lipids, 2015, 187, 20-33. (link)

  6. Q. Burlingame, X. Tong, J. Hankett, M. Slootsky, Z. Chen, S. R. Forrest, “Photochemical Origins of Burn-in Degradation in Small Molecular Weight Organic Photovoltaic Cells”, Energy Environ. Sci., 2015, 8, 1005-1010. (link)

  7. Y. Li, S. Wei, J. Wu, J. Jasensky, C. Xi, H. Li, Y. Xu, Q. Wang, E. N. G. Marsh, C. L. Brooks III, Z. Chen, “Effects of Peptide Immobilization Sites on the Structure and Activity of Surface-Tethered Antimicrobial Peptides”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119, 7146–7155. (link)

  8. H. Y. Wang, X. W. Hua, F. G. Wu, B. Li, P. Liu, N. Gu, Z. Wang, Z. Chen, “Synthesis of Ultrastable Copper Sulfide Nanoclusters via Trapping the ReactionIntermediate: Potential Anticancer and Antibacterial Applications”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interf., 2015, 7, 7082–7092.(link)

  9. P. Hu, X. Zhang, C. Zhang, Z. Chen, “Molecular Interactions between Gold Nanoparticles and Model Cell Membranes”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys, 2015, 17, 9873-9884 (link)

  10. X. Zhang, X. Chen, S. Kai, H. –Y. Wang, J. Yang, F. –G. Wu, Z. Chen, “Highly Sensitive and Selective Detection of Dopamine Using One-Pot Synthesized Highly Photoluminiscent Silicon Nanoparticles“, Anal. Chem. 2015, 87, 3360-3365. (link)

  11. X. Liu, C. Leng, L. Yu, K. He, L. J. Brown, Z. Chen, J. Cho, D. Wang, “Ion-Specific Oil Repellency of Polyelectrolyte Multilayers in Water: Insight to Charged Surface Hydration” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 4851-4856. (link)


  12. C. Zhang, J. Wang, J. Jasensky, Z. Chen, "Molecular Orientation Analysis of Alkyl Methylene Groups from Quantitative Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering Spectroscopy", J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2015, 6, 1369–1374. (link)

  13. F. Yang, X. Zhang, L. Song, H. Cui, J. N Myers, T. Bai, Y. Ahou, Z. Chen, N. Gu, “Controlled Drug Release and Hydrolysis Mechanism of Polymer-magnetic Nanoparticle Composite”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interf., 2015, 7, 9410-9419. (link)

  14. C. Leng, H. Hung, O. A. Sieggreen, Y. Li, S. Jiang, Z. Chen, “Probing the Surface Hydration of Nonfouling Zwitterionic and Poly(ethylene glycol) Materials with Isotopic Dilution Spectroscopy”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119, 9775-8780. (link)

  15. M. Xiao, X. Zhang, Z. J. Bryan1, J. Jasensky, A. J. McNeil1, Z. Chen, “Effect of Solvent on Surface Ordering of Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Thin Films”, Langmuir, 2015, 31, 5050-5056.(link)

  16. A. Ross, H. Durmaz, K. Cheng, X. Deng, Y. Liu, J. Oh, Z. Chen, J. Lahann, “Selective and Reversible Binding of Thiol-Functionalized Biomolecules on Polymers Prepared via Chemical Vapor Deposition Polymerization, Langmuir, 2015, 31, 5123-5129.(link)

  17. B. Li, X. Lu, Y. Ma, X. Han, Z. Chen, “Method to Probe Glass Transition Temperatures of Polymer Thin Films”, ACS Macro Lett., 2015, 4, 548-551.(link)

  18. T. L. Ogorzalek, S. Wei, Y. Liu, C. L. Brooks III, Z. Chen, E. N. G. Marsh, “Molecular-Level Insights into Orientation-Dependent Changes in the Thermal Stability of Enzymes Covalently Immobilized on Surfaces”, Langmuir, 2015, 31, 6145-6153.(link)

  19. X. Zhang, F. –G. Wu, P. Liu, H. –Y. Wang, N. Gu, Z. Chen, “Synthesis of Ultrastable and Multifunctional Gold Nanoclusters with Enhanced Fluorescence and Potential Anticancer Drug Delivery Application”, J. Colloid Interf. Sci., 2015, 455, 6-15.(link)

  20. Myers, J.N.; Zhang, X.; Xiu, Y.; Wei, Y.; Williamson, J.M.; Lee, K.-W.; Chen, Z., "Nondestructive Characterization of Molecular Structures at Buried Copper/Epoxy Interfaces and Their Relationship to Locus of Failure Analysis," in Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, IEEE Transactions on , vol.PP, no.99, pp.1-1 doi: 10.1109/TCPMT.2015.2452221(link)

  21. Y. Li, X. Zhang, J. Myers, N. Abbott, Z. Chen, “Room Temperature Freezing and Orientation Control of Surface Immobilized Peptide in Air”, Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 11015-11018.(link)

  22. B. Li, H. Wang, P. Feng, X. Han, Z. Chen, X. Lu, F.-G. Wu, “Qualitative and Quantitative Analyses of the Molecular-Level Interaction Between Memantine and Model Cell Membranes”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119 (30), 17074–17083(link)

  23. H. Wang, H. Jia, X. Lu, B. Chen, G. Zhou, N. He, Z. Chen, F.-G. Wu, “Imaging Plasma Membranes without Cellular Internalization: Multisite Membrane Anchoring Reagents Based on Glycol Chitosan Derivatives”, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2015, 2015, 3, 6165-6173.(link)

  24. C. Zhang, J. Jasensky, Z. Chen, “Multi-Reflection Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy”, Anal. Chem., 2015, 87 (16), 8157–8164.(link)

  25. C. Leng, H. Hung, S. Sun, D. Wang, Y. Li, S. Jiang, Z. Chen, “Probing the surface hydration of nonfouling zwitterionic and PEG materials in contact with proteins”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interf., 2015, 7 (30), 16881–16888.(link)

  26. F. Wu, X. Zhang, S. Kai, M. Zhang, H. Wang, J. N. Myers, Y. Weng, P. Liu, N. Gu, and Z. Chen, "One-step synthesis of superbright water-soluble silicon nanoparticles with photoluminescence quantum yield exceeding 80%", Adv. Mater. Interf., 2015, in press (link)

  27. B. Ding, A. Panahi, J. Ho, J. E. Laaser, C. L. Brooks III, M. T. Zanni, Z. Chen, "Probing Site-specific Structural Information of Peptides at Model Membrane Interface in Situ", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137 (32), 10190–10198. (link)

  28. C. Leng, H. G. Buss, R. A. Segalman, Z. Chen, "Surface structure and hydration of sequence-specific amphiphilic polypeptoids for antifouling/fouling release applications", Langmuir, 2015, 31 (34), 9306–9311 (link)

  29. X. Wang, P. Yang, F. Mondiot, Y. Li, D. S. Miller, Z. Chen, N. L. Abbott, “Interfacial Ordering of Thermotropic Liquid Crystals Triggered by the Secondary Structures of Oligopeptides”, Chem. Comm. 2015, in press (link)

  30. X. Zhang, J. N. Myers, Q. Lin, J. D. Bielefeld, Z. Chen, “Probing the Molecular Structures of Plasma-damaged and Surface-repaired Low-k Dielectrics”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, in press (link)

  31. J. N. Myers, X. Zhang, J. D. Bielefeld, Z. Chen, “Plasma Treatment Effects on Molecular Structures at Dense and Porous Low-k SiCOH Film Surfaces and Buried Interfaces”, J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, in press (link)

  32. Q. Wang, S. Wei, J. Wu, X. Zou, O. Sieggreen, Y. Liu, C., Xi, C. L. Brooks III, Z. Chen, “Interfacial Behaviors of Antimicrobial Peptide Cecropin P1 Immobilized on Different Self-Assembled Monolayers”, J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, in press (link)

  33. N. Ulrich, J. Myers, Zhan Chen, “Characterization of polymer/epoxy buried interfaces with silane adhesion promoters before and after hygrothermal aging for the elucidation of molecular level details relevant to adhesion”, RSC Adv 2015, 5, 105622-105631 (link)

2016

  1. L. Shen, K. Cheng, M. Schroeder, P. Yang, N. Marsh, J. Lahann, Z. Chen, “Immobilization of Enzymes on a Polymer Surface”, Surf. Sci. 2016, 648, 53-59 (link)

  2. J. M. Hankett, W. R. Collin, P. Yang, Z. Chen, M. Duhaime, “Low-volatility Model Demonstrates Humidity Affects Environmental Toxin Deposition on Plastics at a Molecular Level”, Environ. Sci. Technol. 2016, 50, 1304-1312 (link)

  3. Y. H. Ma, J. J. Yang, B. L. Li, Y. W. Jiang, X. Lu, Z. Chen, “Biodegradable and Injectable Polymer-Liposome Hydrogel: a Promising Cell Carrier”, Polymer Chem. 2016, 7, 2037-2044 (link)

  4. M. Wang, B. Li, Z. Chen, X. Lu, “Molecular-level Structures at Poly(4-vinyl pyridine)/Acid Interfaces Probed by Nonlinear Vibrational Spectroscopy”, J. Polym. Sci. Polym. Phys., 2016, 54, 848–852 (link)

  5. X. Zhang, J. N. Myers, H. Huang, H. Shobha, Z. Chen, A. Grill, “SFG Analysis of the Molecular Structures at the Surfaces and Buried Interfaces of PECVD Ultralow-Dielectric Constant pSiCOH”, J. Appl. Phys. 2016, 119, 084101 (link)

  6. P. Yang, K. T. Homan, Y. Li, O. Cruz-Rodríguez, J. J. G. Tesmer, Z. Chen, “Effect of Lipid Composition on Membrane Orientation of the G Protein-coupled Receptor Kinase 2-G Complex” Biochemistry, 2016, 55, 2841–2848 (link)

  7. H. Wang, X. Hua, H. Jia, C. Li, F. Lin, Z. Chen, F. Wu, “Universal Cell Surface Imaging for Mammalian, Fungal, and Bacterial Cells”, ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 2016, 2, 987–997 (link) Highlighted in C&E Online News

  8. C. Leng, S. Suna, K. Zhang, S. Jiang, Z. Chen, “Molecular level studies on interfacial hydration of zwitterionic and other antifouling polymers in situ”, Acta Biomaterialia, 2016, in press (link)

  9. X. D. Zhang, X. K. Chen, J. J. Yang, H. R. Jia, Y. H. Li, Z. Chen, F. G. Wu, “Quaternized silicon nanoparticles with polarity-sensitive fluorescence for selectively imaging and killing gram-positive bacteria”, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2016, ASAP

  10. B. Ding, J. Jasensky, Y. Li, Z. Chen, “Engineering and Characterization of Peptides and Proteins at Surfaces and Interfaces: A Case Study in Surface-Sensitive Vibrational Spectroscopy”, Acc. Chem. Res, 2016, 49, 1149–1157 (link)

  11. J. N. Myers, Z. Chen, “Polymer Molecular Behaviors at Buried Polymer/Metal and Polymer/Polymer Interfaces and Their Relations to Adhesion in Packaging”, J. Adhesion, 2016, in press

  12. J. Jasensky, A. P. Boughton, A. Khmaladze, J. Ding, C. Zhang, J. E. Swain, G. W. Smith, Z. Chen, G. D. Smith, “Live-cell quantification and comparison of mammalian oocyte cytosolic lipid content between species, during development, and in relation to body composition using nonlinear vibrational microscopy”, Analyst, 2016, in press (link)

  13. P. Hu, W. Qian, B. Liu, C. Pichan, Z. Chen, “Molecular Interactions between Gold Nanoparticles and Model Cell Membranes: A Study of Nanoparticle Surface Charge Effect”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2016, in press

  14. C. Li, F. Lin, Y. Li, W. Wei, H. Wang, L. Qin, Z. Zhou, B. Li, F. Wu, Z. Chen, “A β-glucosidase hyper-production Trichoderma reesei mutant reveals a potential role of cel3D in cellulase production”, Microb. Cell Fact. 15, 151 (2016)

  15. S. Wei, X. Zou, K. Cheng, J. Jasensky, Q. Wang, Y. Li, C. Hussal, J. Lahann, C. L. Brooks III, Z. Chen, “Orientation Determination of a Hybrid Peptide Immobilized on CVD-Based Reactive Polymer Surfaces”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 120, 19078–19086 (2016)

  16. N. Ma, Y. W. Jiang, X. Zhang, H. Wu, J. N. Myers, P. Liu, H. Jin, N. Gu, N. He, F. Wu, Z. Chen, “Enhanced Radiosensitization of Gold Nanospikes via Hyperthermia in Combined Cancer Radiation and Photothermal Therapy”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. Sci., 2016, in press

  17. Q. Burlingame, B. Song, L. Ciammaruchi, G. Zanotti, J. Hankett, Z. Chen, E. A. Katz, S. R. Forrest, “ Reliability of Small Molecule Organic Photovoltaics with Electron-Filtering Compound Buffer Layers”, Adv. Energ. Mater., 2016, in press

  18. M. Xiao, J. Jasensky, X. Zhang, Y. Li, C. Pichan, X. Lu, Z. Chen, “Influences of Side Chain and Substrate on Polythiophene Thin Film Surface, Bulk, and Buried Interfacial Structures”, PhysChemPhys, 2016, 18.32 (2016): 22089-22099.

  19. B. Li, X. Li, Y. –H. Ma, X. Han, F. Wu, Z. Guo, Z. Chen, X. Lu “Sum Frequency Generation of Interfacial Lipid Monolayers Shows Polarization Dependence on Experimental Geometries”, Langmuir, 32, 7086–7095 (2016)

2017

  1. X. Lu, C. Zhang, N. Ulrich, M. Xiao, Y. –H. Ma, Z. Chen, “Studying Polymer Surfaces and Interfaces with Sum Frequency Generation Vibrational Spectroscopy”, Anal. Chem., 89, 466−489 (2017)

  2. Z. Chen, “Molecular Level Studies on Drug and Cell Membrane Interactions Using Nonlinear Optical Spectroscopy”, Chinese Journal of Experimental Traditional Medical Formulae, 23, 12-19 (2017)

  3. X. Zou, S. Wei, J. Jasensky, M. Xiao, Q. Wang, C. L. Brooks III, Z. Chen, “Molecular Interactions between Graphene and Biological Molecules”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139, 1928–1936 (2017)

  4. M. Xiao, S. Joglekar, X. Zhang, J. Jasensky, J. Ma, Q. Cui, L. J. Guo, Z. Chen, “Effect of Interfacial Molecular Orientation on Power Conversion Efficiency of Perovskite Solar Cells”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b10651, in press

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