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2022

  1. Zhang, Z. Q.; Kang, C. J.; Peh, S. B.; Shi, D. C.; Yang, F. X.; Liu, Q. X.; Zhao, D.* Efficient adsorption of acetylene over CO2 in bioinspired covalent organic frameworks. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 14992-14996.
  2. Dong, J. Q.*; Zhao, D.* Porous and permutable peptide frameworks. Nat. Chem. 2022, 14, 852-854.
  3. Dong, J. Q.*; Wee, V.; Zhao, D.* Stimuli-responsive metal–organic frameworks enabled by intrinsic molecular motion. Nat. Mater. 2022, DOI: 10.1038/s41563-41022-01317-y.
  4. Chen, F. Q.; Huang, X. L.; Guo, K. Q.; Yang, L.; Sun, H. R.; Xia, W.; Zhang, Z. G.; Yang, Q. W.; Yang, Y. W.; Zhao, D.; Ren, Q. L.; Bao, Z. B.* Molecular sieving of propylene from propane in metal–organic framework-derived ultramicroporous carbon adsorbents. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2022, 14, 30443-30453.
  5. Yuan, Y. D.; Zhang, X. M.; Yang, Z. Q.; Zhao, D.* Metal–organic cage incorporating thin-film nanocomposite membranes with antifouling properties. Chem. Commun. 2022, 58, 6865-6868. (Invited Contribution in the Themed Collection “2022 Pioneering Investigators”)
  6. El-Sayed, E.-S. M.; Yuan, Y. D.; Zhao, D.*; Yuan, D. Q.* Zirconium metal–organic cages: synthesis and applications. Acc. Chem. Res. 2022, 55, 1546-1560. (Supplementary Cover)
  7. Kang, C. J.; Yang, K. W.; Zhang, Z. Q.; Usadi, A. K.; Calabro, D. C.; Baugh, L. S.; Wang, Y. X.; Jiang, J. W.; Zou, X. D.; Huang, Z. H.*; Zhao, D.* Growing single crystals of two-dimensional covalent organic frameworks enabled by intermediate tracing study. Nat. Commun. 2022, 13, 1370.
  8. Yang, Z. Q.; Ying, Y. P.; Pu, Y. C.; Wang, D. C.; Yang, H.; Zhao, D.* Poly(ionic liquid)-functionalized UiO-66-(OH)2: improved interfacial compatibility and separation ability in mixed matrix membranes for CO2 separation. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2022, 61, 7626-7633. (Special Issue: Jim Yang Lee Festschrift)
  9. Zhao, J.; Ying, Y. P.; Wang, G. L.*; Hu, K. D.; Yuan, Y. D.; Ye, H. L.; Liu, Z. L.; Lee, J. Y.*; Zhao, D.* Covalent organic framework film protected zinc anode for highly stable rechargeable aqueous zinc-ion batteries. Energy Storage Mater. 2022, 48, 82-89.
  10. Kang, C. J.; Zhang, Z. Q.; Usadi, A. K.; Calabro, D. C.; Baugh, L. S.; Yu, K. X.; Wang, Y. X.; Zhao, D.* Aggregated structures of two-dimensional covalent organic frameworks. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144, 3192-3199.
  11. Dong, J. Q.*; Pan, Y. T.; Yang, K. W.; Yuan, Y. D.; Wee, V.; Xu, S. D.; Wang, Y. X.; Jiang, J. W.*; Liu, B.*; Zhao, D.* Enhanced biological imaging via aggregation-induced emission active porous organic cages. ACS Nano 2022, 16, 2355-2368.
  12. Wang, D. C.; Ying, Y. P.; Zheng, Y. P.; Pu, Y. C.; Yang, Z. Q.; Zhao, D.* Induced polymer crystallinity in mixed matrix membranes by metal-organic framework nanosheets for gas separation. J. Membr. Sci. Lett. 2022, 2, 100017.
  13. Martín-Illán, J. Á.; Suárez, J. A.; Gómez-Herrero, J.; Ares, P.; Gallego-Fuente, D.; Cheng, Y. D.; Zhao, D.; Maspoch, D.; Zamora, F.* Ultralarge free-standing imine-based covalent organic framework membranes fabricated via compression. Adv. Sci. 2022, 9, 2104643.
  14. Yu, X.; Fan, W. D.; Wee, V.; Shi, D. C.; Yuan, H. Y.; Ying, Y. P.; Yuan, Y. D.; Yang, Z. Q.; Feng, Y.; Sun, D. F.; Zhao, D.* Polycrystalline Iron(III) metal-organic framework membranes for organic solvent nanofiltration with high permeance. J. Membr. Sci. 2022, 644, 120130.
  15. Pu, Y. C.; Yang, Z. Q.; Wee, V.; Wu, Z. J.; Jiang, Z. Y.*; Zhao, D.* Amino-functionalized NUS-8 nanosheets as fillers in PIM-1 mixed matrix membranes for CO2 separations. J. Membr. Sci. 2022, 641, 119912.
  16. Peh, S. B.; Farooq, S.*; Zhao, D.* A metal-organic framework (MOF)-based temperature swing adsorption cycle for postcombustion CO2 capture from wet flue gas. Chem. Eng. Sci. 2022, 250, 117399.
  17. Wang, Y. X.; Kang, C. J.; Zhang, Z. Q.; Usadi, A. K.; Calabro, D. C.; Baugh, L. S.; Yuan, Y. D.; Zhao, D.* Evaluation of Schiff-base covalent organic frameworks for CO2 capture: structure–performance relationships, stability, and performance under wet conditions. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2022, 10, 332-341.
  18. Rouhani, H.; Ying, Y. P.; Zhao, D.* Smart two-dimensional membranes for molecular separations. ChemNanoMat 2022, 8, e202100377.
  19. Yuan, H. Y.*; Li, N. X.; Fan, W. D.; Cai, H.; Zhao, D.* Metal-organic framework based gas sensors. Adv. Sci. 2022, 9, 2104374.
  20. Ying, Y. P.; Peh, S. B.; Yang, H.; Yang, Z. Q.; Zhao, D.* Ultrathin covalent organic framework membranes via a multi-interfacial engineering strategy for gas separation. Adv. Mater. 2022, 34, 2104946. (Back Cover, Editor’s Choice, Invited Contribution in the Special Issue “Materials Science in Singapore”)

2021

  1. Zhao, D.*; Feng, X. L.* A special collection on 2D materials and their applications. Chem.-Asian J. 2021, 16, 4009-4009.
  2. Fan, W. D.; Ying, Y. P.; Peh, S. B.; Yuan, H. Y.; Yang, Z. Q.; Yuan, Y. D.; Shi, D. C.; Yu, X.; Kang, C. J.; Zhao, D.* Multivariate polycrystalline metal–organic framework membranes for CO2/CH4 separation. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 17716-17723. (Front Cover)
  3. Zhang, B.; Chen, H. W.; Hu, Q. H.; Jiang, L. M.; Shen, Y. Q.; Zhao, D.; Zhou, Z. X.* CelluMOFs: green, facile, and flexible metal-organic frameworks for versatile applications. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2021, 31, 2105395.
  4. Yang, Z. Q.; Liu, G. L.; Yuan, Y. D.; Peh, S. B.; Ying, Y. P.; Fan, W. D.; Yu, X.; Yang, H.; Wu, Z. J.; Zhao, D.* Homoporous hybrid membranes containing metal-organic cages for gas separation. J. Membr. Sci. 2021, 636, 119564.
  5. Chen, H. W.; Chen, H. Q.; Zhang, B.; Jiang, L. M.; Shen, Y. Q.; Fu, E. G.; Zhao, D.; Zhou, Z. X.* Tuning the release rate of volatile molecules by pore surface engineering in metal-organic frameworks. Chin. Chem. Lett. 2021, 32, 1988-1992.
  6. Li, N. X.; Yuan, H. Y.; Xu, L. F.; Zeng, Y. Q.; Qiang, B.; Wang, Q. J.; Zheng, S. N.; Cai, H.*; Lee, L. Y. T.; Singh, N.; Zhao, D.* Tailorable infrared emission of microelectromechanical system-based thermal emitters with NiO films for gas sensing. Opt. Express 2021, 29, 19084-19093.
  7. Yuan, H. Y.; Liu, G. L.; Qiao, Z. W.; Li, N. X.; Buenconsejo, P. J. S.; Xi, S. B.; Karmakar, A.; Li, M. S.; Cai, H.; Pennycook, S. J.; Zhao, D.* Solution-processable metal–organic framework nanosheets with variable functionalities. Adv. Mater. 2021, 33, 2101257. (Frontispiece)
  8. Zhang, Z. Q.; Peh, S. B.; Krishna, R.; Kang, C. J.; Chai, K. G.; Wang, Y. X.; Shi, D. C.; Zhao, D.* Optimal pore chemistry in an ultramicroporous metal–organic framework for benchmark inverse CO2/C2H2 separation. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 17198-17204.
  9. Liu, G. L.; Yang, Z. Q.; Zhou, M.; Wang, Y. X.; Yuan, D. Q.*; Zhao, D.* Heterogeneous postassembly modification of zirconium metal–organic cages in supramolecular frameworks. Chem. Commun. 2021, 57, 6276-6279.
  10. Fan, W. D.; Peh, S. B.; Zhang, Z. Q.; Yuan, H. Y.; Yang, Z. Q.; Wang, Y. X.; Chai, K. G.; Sun, D. F.; Zhao, D.* Tetrazole-functionalized zirconium metal-organic cages for efficient C2H2/C2H4 and C2H2/CO2 separations. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 17338-17343. (Frontispiece)
  11. Zhao, J.; Yuan, H. Y.; Wang, G. L.*; Lim, X. F.; Ye, H. L.; Wee, V.; Fang, Y. Z.; Lee, J. Y.*; Zhao, D.* Stabilization of lithium metal anodes by conductive metal–organic framework architectures. J. Mater. Chem. A 2021, 9, 12099-12108.
  12. Ying, Y. P.; Yang, Z. Q.; Shi, D. C.; Peh, S. B.; Wang, Y. X.; Yu, X.; Yang, H.; Chai, K. G.; Zhao, D.* Ultrathin covalent organic framework film as membrane gutter layer for high-permeance CO2 capture. J. Membr. Sci. 2021, 632, 119384.
  13. Zhao, Y. J.; Liu, P.; Ying, Y. P.*; Wei, K. P.; Zhao, D.; Liu, D. H.* Heating-driven assembly of covalent organic framework nanosheets for gas separation. J. Membr. Sci. 2021, 632, 119326.
  14. Zhang, Z. Q.; Peh, S. B.; Kang, C. J.; Chai, K. G.; Zhao, D.* Metal-organic frameworks for C6–C8 hydrocarbon separations. EnergyChem 2021, 3, 100057.
  15. Shi, D. C.; Yu, X.; Fan, W. D.; Wee, V.; Zhao, D.* Polycrystalline zeolite and metal-organic framework membranes for molecular separations. Coord. Chem. Rev. 2021, 437, 213794.
  16. Dong, J. Q.; Wee, V.; Peh, S. B.; Zhao, D.* Molecular-rotor-driven advanced porous materials. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 16279-16292.
  17. Fan, D.; Ozcan, A.; Ramsahye, N. A.; Zhao, D.; Maurin, G.; Semino, R.* Is porosity at the MOF/polymer interface necessarily an obstacle to optimal gas-separation performances in mixed matrix membranes? ACS Materials Lett. 2021, 3, 344-350.
  18. Hu, Z. G.*; Wang, Y. X.; Zhao, D.* The chemistry and applications of hafnium and cerium(IV) metal–organic frameworks. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2021, 50, 4629-4683.
  19. Ying, Y. P.; Zhang, Z. Q.; Peh, S. B.; Karmakar, A.; Cheng, Y. D.; Zhang, J.; Xi, L. F.; Boothroyd, C.; Lam, Y. M.; Zhong, C. L.*; Zhao, D.* Pressure-responsive two-dimensional metal–organic framework composite membranes for CO2 separation. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 11318-11325. (Inside Back Cover)
  20. Wu, Z. J.; Wee, V.; Ma, X. B.*; Zhao, D.* Adsorbed natural gas storage for onboard applications. Adv. Sustainable Syst. 2021, 5, 2000200.
  21. Liu, G. L.; Zhang, X. M.; Yuan, Y. D.; Yuan, H. Y.; Li, N. X.; Ying, Y. P.; Peh, S. B.; Wang, Y. X.; Cheng, Y. D.; Cai, Y. H.; Gu, Z. H.; Cai, H.; Zhao, D.* Thin-film nanocomposite membranes containing water-stable zirconium metal–organic cages for desalination. ACS Materials Lett. 2021, 3, 268-274.
  22. Liu, X. M.; Lim, G. J. H.; Wang, Y. X.; Zhang, L.; Mullangi, D.; Wu, Y.; Zhao, D.; Ding, J.; Cheetham, A. K.; Wang, J.* Binder-free 3D printing of covalent organic framework (COF) monoliths for CO2 adsorption. Chem. Eng. J. 2021, 403, 126333.

2020

  1. Hu, Z. G.*; Kundu, T.; Wang, Y. X.; Sun, Y.; Zeng, K. Y.; Zhao, D.* Modulated hydrothermal synthesis of highly stable MOF-808(Hf) for methane storage. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2020, 8, 17042-17053.
  2. Yuan, Y. D.; Dong, J. Q.; Liu, J.; Zhao, D. H.; Wu, H.; Zhou, W.; Gan, H. X.; Tong, Y. W.; Jiang, J. W.*; Zhao, D.* Porous organic cages as synthetic water channels. Nat. Commun. 2020, 11, 4927. (Behind the Paper)
  3. Cheng, Y. D.; Shi, D. C.; Yuan, Y. D.; Zhao, D.* Facile synthesis of a metal–organic framework for removal of methyl blue from water: first-year undergraduate teaching lab. J. Chem. Educ. 2020, 97, 4145-4151.
  4. Cai, Y. H.; Shi, D. C.; Liu, G. L.; Ying, Y. P.; Cheng, Y. D.; Wang, Y. X.; Chen, D. Y.; Lu, J. M.*; Zhao, D.* Polycrystalline zirconium metal-organic framework membranes supported on flexible carbon cloth for organic solvent nanofiltration. J. Membr. Sci. 2020, 615, 118551.
  5. Peh, S. B.; Zhao, D.* Tying amines down for stable CO2 capture. Science 2020, 369, 372-373.
  6. Zhang, Z. Q.; Peh, S. B.; Wang, Y. X.; Kang, C. J.; Fan, W. D.; Zhao, D.* Efficient trapping of trace acetylene from ethylene in an ultramicroporous metal–organic framework: synergistic effect of high-density open metal and electronegative sites. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 18927-18932. (Front Cover, Hot Paper)
  7. Dong, J. Q.; Shen, P. C.; Ying, S. M.; Li, Z. J.; Yuan, Y. D.; Wang, Y. X.; Zheng, X. Y.; Peh, S. B.; Yuan, H. Y.; Liu, G. L.; Cheng, Y. D.; Pan, Y. T.; Shi, L. L.; Zhang, J.; Yuan, D. Q.; Liu, B.; Zhao, Z. J.*; Tang, B. Z.*; Zhao, D.* Aggregation-induced emission-responsive metal–organic frameworks. Chem. Mater. 2020, 32, 6706-6720.
  8. Yuan, H. Y.; Cui, J. Q.; Li, N. X.; Li, M. S.; Yu, X.; Fan, W. D.; Karmakar, A.; Dong, J. Q.; Pennycook, S. J.; Cai, H.*; Zhao, D.* On-chip template-directed conversion of metal hydroxides to metal–organic framework films with enhanced adhesion. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 12, 36715-36722.
  9. Kang, C. J.; Zhang, Z. Q.; Wee, V.; Usadi, A. K.; Calabro, D. C.; Baugh, L. S.; Wang, S.; Wang, Y. X.; Zhao, D.* Interlayer shifting in two-dimensional covalent organic frameworks. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 12995-13002. (Supplementary Cover)
  10. Zhang, Z. Q.; Ding, Q.; Peh, S. B.; Zhao, D.; Cui, J. Y.; Cui, X. L.*; Xing, H. B. Mechano-assisted synthesis of an ultramicroporous metal–organic framework for trace CO2 capture. Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 7726-7729.
  11. Peh, S. B.; Xi, S. B.; Karmakar, A.; Yeo, J. Y.; Wang, Y. X.; Zhao, D.* Accelerated formation kinetics of a multicomponent metal–organic framework derived from preferential site occupancy. Inorg. Chem. 2020, 59, 9350-9355.
  12. Zhai, L. Z.; Yu, X.; Wang, Y. X.; Zhang, J.; Ying, Y. P.; Cheng, Y. D.; Peh, S. B.; Liu, G. L.; Wang, X. R.; Cai, Y. H.; Zhao, D.* Polycrystalline rare-earth metal-organic framework membranes with in-situ healing ability for efficient alcohol dehydration. J. Membr. Sci. 2020, 610, 118239.
  13. Yuan, H. Y.; Li, N. X.; Linghu, J. J.; Dong, J. Q.; Wang, Y. X.; Karmakar, A.; Yuan, J. R.; Li, M. S.; Buenconsejo, P. J. S.; Liu, G. L.; Cai, H.; Pennycook, S. J.; Singh, N.; Zhao, D.* Chip-level integration of covalent organic frameworks for trace benzene sensing. ACS Sens. 2020, 5, 1474-1481.
  14. Karmakar, A.; Prabakaran, V.; Zhao, D.; Chua, K. J.* A review of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) as energy-efficient desiccants for adsorption driven heat-transformation applications. Appl. Energy 2020, 269, 115070.
  15. Zhao, D.*; Cheetham, A.; Furukawa, S.; Kitagawa, S.; Xu, Q.; Zhang, W.; Zou, R. Q. Open framework materials for energy applications. APL Mater. 2020, 8, 040401. (Editorial in the Special Topic on Open Framework Materials for Energy Applications)
  16. Gu, Q. L.*; Ng, H. Y.; Zhao, D.; Wang, J.* Metal–organic frameworks (MOFs)-boosted filtration membrane technology for water sustainability. APL Mater. 2020, 8, 040902.
  17. Karmakar, A.; Mileo, P. G. M.; Bok, I.; Peh, S. B.; Zhang, J.; Yuan, H. Y.; Maurin, G.*; Zhao, D.* Thermo-responsive MOF/polymer composites for temperature mediated water capture and release. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 11003-11009. (Back Cover)
  18. Ying, Y. P.; Tong, M. M.; Ning, S. C.; Ravi, S. K.; Peh, S. B.; Tan, S. C.; Pennycook, S. J.; Zhao, D.* Ultrathin two-dimensional membranes assembled by ionic covalent organic nanosheets with reduced apertures for gas separation. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 4472-4480. (Front Cover)
  19. Cheng, Y. D.; Pu, Y. C.; Zhao, D.* Two-dimensional membranes: new paradigms for high-performance separation membranes. Chem.-Asian J. 2020, 15, 2241-2270. (Front Cover, Invited Review in the Special Issue “The Chemistry of 2D Materials Membranes”)
  20. Dong, J. Q.; Pan, Y. T.; Wang, H.; Yang, K. W.; Liu, L. M.; Qiao, Z. W.; Yuan, Y. D.; Peh, S. B.; Zhang, J.; Shi, L. L.; Liang, H.; Han, Y.; Li, X. P.; Jiang, J. W.; Liu, B.*; Zhao, D.* Self-assembly of highly stable zirconium(IV) coordination cages with aggregation induced emission molecular rotors for live-cell imaging. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 10151-10159. (Dedicated to the 20 Anniversary of Aggregation Induced Emission)
  21. Wang, J.; Zhang, J.; Peh, S. B.; Liu, G. L.; Kundu, T.; Dong, J. Q.; Ying, Y. P.; Qian, Y. H.; Zhao, D.* Cobalt-containing covalent organic frameworks for visible light-driven hydrogen evolution. Sci. China Chem. 2020, 63, 192-197.
  22. Peh, S. B.; Karmakar, A.; Zhao, D.* Multiscale design of flexible metal–organic frameworks. Trends Chem. 2020, 2, 199-213. (Front Cover)

2019

  1. Zhang, B.; Huang, J. X.; Liu, K. X.; Zhou, Z. X.*; Jiang, L. M.; Shen, Y. Q.; Zhao, D. Biocompatible cyclodextrin-based metal-organic frameworks for long-term sustained release of fragrances. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2019, 58, 19767-19777.
  2. Wang, H.; Grabstanowicz, L. R.; Barkholtz, H. M.; Rebollar, D.; Kaiser, Z. B.; Zhao, D.; Chen, B. H.; Liu, D. J.* Impacts of imidazolate ligand on performance of zeolitic-imidazolate framework-derived oxygen reduction catalysts. ACS Energy Lett. 2019, 4, 2500-2507.
  3. Shah, B. B.; Kundu, T.; Zhao, D.* Mechanical properties of shaped metal–organic frameworks. Top. Curr. Chem. 2019, 377, 25. (Invited Review in the Topical Collection “Metal-Organic Framework: From Design to Applications”)
  4. Li, N. X.; Yuan, H. Y.; Xu, L. F.; Tao, J. F.; Ng, D. K. T.; Lee, L. Y. T.; Cheam, D. D.; Zeng, Y. Q.; Qiang, B.; Wang, Q. J.; Cai, H.*; Singh, N.; Zhao, D.* Radiation enhancement by graphene oxide on microelectromechanical system emitters for highly selective gas sensing. ACS Sens. 2019, 4, 2746-2753. (Supplementary Cover)
  5. Yilmaz, G.; Peh, S. B.; Zhao, D.; Ho, G. W.* Atomic- and molecular-level design of functional metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) and derivatives for energy and environmental applications. Adv. Sci. 2019, 6, 1901129. (Top Downloaded Paper 2018-2019)
  6. Yuan, H. Y.; Tao, J. F.; Li, N. X.; Karmakar, A.; Tang, C. H.; Cai, H.*; Pennycook, S. J.; Singh, N.; Zhao, D.* On-chip tailorability of capacitive gas sensors integrated with metal-organic framework films. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 14089-14094. (Front Cover, Very Important Paper)
  7. Dong, J. Q.; Qiao, Z. W.; Pan, Y. T.; Peh, S. B.; Yuan, Y. D.; Wang, Y. X.; Zhai, L. Z.; Yuan, H. Y.; Cheng, Y. D.; Liang, H.; Liu, B.*; Zhao, D.* Encapsulation and protection of ultrathin two-dimensional porous organic nanosheets within biocompatible metal-organic frameworks for live-cell imaging. Chem. Mater. 2019, 31, 4897-4912.
  8. Lim, G. J. H.; Wu, Y.*; Shah, B. B.; Koh, J. J.; Liu, C. K.; Zhao, D.; Cheetham, A. K.; Wang, J.*; Ding, J.* 3D-printing of pure metal-organic framework monoliths. ACS Materials Lett. 2019, 1, 147-153.
  9. Zhao, D.*; Thallapally, P. K.*; Petit, C.*; Gascon, J.* Advanced porous materials: design, synthesis, and applications in sustainability. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2019, 7, 7997-7998. (Editorial in the Thematic Issue “Advanced Porous Materials: Design, Synthesis and Application in Sustainability”)
  10. Qian, Y. H.; Liu, Q. T.; Sarnello, E.; Tang, C. H.; Chng, M. L.; Shui, J. L.; Li, T.; Pennycook, S. J.; Han, M.; Zhao, D.* MOF-derived carbon networks with atomically dispersed Fe–Nx sites for oxygen reduction reaction catalysis in acidic media. ACS Materials Lett. 2019, 1, 37-43.
  11. Wang, Y. X.; Peh, S. B.; Zhao, D.* Alternatives to cryogenic distillation: advanced porous materials in adsorptive light olefin/paraffin separations. Small 2019, 15, 1900058.
  12. Ying, Y. P.; Cheng, Y. D.; Peh, S. B.; Liu, G. L.; Shah, B. B.; Zhai, L. Z.; Zhao, D.* Plasticization resistance-enhanced CO2 separation at elevated pressures by mixed matrix membranes containing flexible metal-organic framework fillers. J. Membr. Sci. 2019, 582, 103-110.
  13. Zhang, J.; Peh, S. B.; Wang, J.; Du, Y. H.; Xi, S. B.; Dong, J. Q.; Karmakar, A.; Wang, Y. X.; Ying, Y. P.; Zhao, D.* Hybrid MOF-808-Tb nanospheres for highly sensitive and selective detection of acetone vapor and Fe3+ in aqueous solution. Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 4727-4730.
  14. Kundu, T.; Wahiduzzaman, M.; Shah, B. B.; Maurin, G.; Zhao, D.* Solvent induced control over breathing behavior in flexible metal-organic frameworks for natural gas delivery. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 8073-8077. (Very Important Paper)
  15. Kundu, T.; Shah, B. B.; Bolinois, L.; Zhao, D.* Functionalization induced breathing control in metal-organic frameworks for methane storage with high deliverable capacity. Chem. Mater. 2019, 31, 2842-2847. (Supplementary Cover)
  16. Wang, Y. X.; Yuan, S.; Hu, Z. G.; Kundu, T.; Zhang, J.; Peh, S. B.; Cheng, Y. D.; Dong, J. Q.; Yuan, D. Q.; Zhou, H. C.; Zhao, D.* Pore size reduction in zirconium metal-organic frameworks for ethylene/ethane separation. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2019, 7, 7118-7126.
  17. Li, H.; Wang, K. C.; Hu, Z. G.; Chen, Y. P.; Verdegaal, W.; Zhao, D.*; Zhou, H. C.* Harnessing solvent effect to integrate alkylamine into metal-organic frameworks for exceptionally high CO2 uptake. J. Mater. Chem. A 2019, 7, 7867-7874.
  18. Peh, S. B.; Cheng, Y. D.; Zhang, J.; Wang, Y. X.; Chan, G. H.; Wang, J.; Zhao, D.* Cluster nuclearity control and modulated hydrothermal synthesis of functionalized Zr12 metal-organic frameworks. Dalton Trans. 2019, 48, 7069-7073. (Back Cover, Invited Contribution in the Themed Issue “New Talent: Asia-Pacific”)
  19. Qian, Y. H.; An, T.; Sarnello, E.; Liu, Z. L.; Li, T.; Zhao, D.* Janus electrocatalysts containing MOF-derived carbon networks and NiFe-LDH nanoplates for rechargeable Zn-air batteries. ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2019, 2, 1784-1792.
  20. Cheng, Y. D.; Zhai, L. Z.; Ying, Y. P.; Wang, Y. X.; Liu, G. L.; Dong, J. Q.; Ng, D. Z. L.; Khan, S. A.; Zhao, D.* Highly efficient CO2 capture by mixed matrix membranes containing three-dimensional covalent organic framework fillers. J. Mater. Chem. A 2019, 7, 4549-4560.
  21. Yuan, H. Y.; Aljneibi, S. A. A. A.; Yuan, J. R.; Wang, Y. X.; Liu, H.; Fang, J.; Tang, C. H.; Yan, X. H.; Cai, H.; Gu, Y. D.; Pennycook, S. J.; Tao, J. F.*; Zhao, D.* ZnO nanosheets abundant in oxygen vacancies derived from metal-organic frameworks for ppb-level gas sensing. Adv. Mater. 2019, 31, 1807161. (Inside Front Cover, Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Aug 2020)
  22. Peh, S. B.; Wang, Y. X.; Zhao, D.* Scalable and sustainable synthesis of advanced porous materials. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2019, 7, 3647-3670. (Invited Review in the Thematic Issue “Advanced Porous Materials: Design, Synthesis and Application in Sustainability”)
  23. Ibrahim, S.; Cheng, Y. D.; Zhao, D.*; Nadeem, M. A.* A new insight for photocatalytic hydrogen production by a Cu/Ni based cyanide bridged polymer as a co-catalyst on titania support in glycerol water mixture. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 2019, 44, 2508-2518.
  24. Cheng, Y. D.; Zhai, L. Z.; Tong, M. M.; Kundu, T.; Liu, G. L.; Ying, Y. P.; Dong, J. Q.; Wang, Y. X.; Zhao, D.* Selective gas permeation in mixed matrix membranes accelerated by hollow ionic covalent organic polymers. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2019, 7, 1564-1573.
  25. Dong, J. Q.; Li, X.; Peh, S. B.; Yuan, Y. D.; Wang, Y. X.; Ji, D. X.; Peng, S. J.; Liu, G. L.; Ying, S. M.; Yuan, D. Q.; Jiang, J. W.; Ramakrishna, S.; Zhao, D.* Restriction of molecular rotors in ultrathin two-dimensional covalent organic framework nanosheets for sensing signal amplification. Chem. Mater. 2019, 31, 146-160. (Top Download in Dec 2018)
  26. Wang, J.; Zhang, J.; Peh, S. B.; Zhai, L. Z.; Ying, Y. P.; Liu, G. L.; Cheng, Y. D.; Zhao, D.* Dimensional impact of metal-organic frameworks in catalyzing photo-induced hydrogen evolution and cyanosilylation reactions. ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2019, 2, 298-304.
  27. Ibrahim, S.; Majeed, I.; Hussain, E.; Badshah, A.; Qian, Y. H.; Zhao, D.*; Turner, D. R.*; Nadeem, M. A.* Novel photo-functional material based on homo-metallic cyanide bridged nickel coordination polymer and titania for hydrogen generation. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2019, 486, 684-693.
  28. Cheng, Y. D.; Ying, Y. P.; Zhai, L. Z.; Liu, G. L.; Dong, J. Q.; Wang, Y. X.; Christopher, M. P.; Long, S. C.; Wang, Y. X.; Zhao, D.* Mixed matrix membranes containing MOF@COF hybrid fillers for efficient CO2/CH4 separation. J. Membr. Sci. 2019, 573, 97-106. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Aug 2020)
  29. Hu, Z. G.*; Wang, Y. X.; Shah, B. B.; Zhao, D.* CO2 capture in metal-organic framework adsorbents: an engineering perspective. Adv. Sustainable Syst. 2019, 3, 1800080. (Inside Back Cover, Highlighted on AdvancedScienceNews.com)
  30. Liu, Y. H.; Wang, Y. X.; Huang, J. X.; Zhou, Z. X.*; Zhao, D.; Jiang, L. M.; Shen, Y. Q. Encapsulation and controlled release of fragrances from functionalized porous metal-organic frameworks. AIChE J. 2019, 65, 491-499. (Top Downloaded Paper 2018-2019)
  31. Guan, C.*; Sumboja, A.; Zang, W. J.; Qian, Y. H.; Zhang, H.; Liu, X. M.; Liu, Z. L.*; Zhao, D.; Pennycook, S. J.; Wang, J.* Decorating Co/CoNx nanoparticles in nitrogen-doped carbon nanoarrays for flexible and rechargeable zinc-air batteries. Energy Storage Mater. 2019, 16, 243-250. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Aug 2020)

2018

  1. Cheng, Y. D.; Tavares, S. R.; Doherty, C. M.; Ying, Y. P.; Sarnello, E.; Maurin, G.; Hill, M. R.; Li, T.; Zhao, D.* Enhanced polymer crystallinity in mixed matrix membranes induced by metal-organic framework nanosheets for efficient CO2 capture. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2018, 10, 43095-43103.
  2. Zhang, J.; Wang, J.; Long, S. C.; Peh, S. B.; Dong, J. Q.; Wang, Y. X.; Karmakar, A.; Yuan, Y. D.; Cheng, Y. D.; Zhao, D.* Luminescent metal–organic frameworks for the detection and discrimination of o-xylene from xylene isomers. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 13631-13639.
  3. Zhai, L. Z.; Qian, Y. H.; Wang, Y. X.; Cheng, Y. D.; Dong, J. Q.; Peh, S. B.; Zhao, D.* In-situ formation of micropore-rich titanium dioxide from metal–organic framework templates. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2018, 10, 36933-36940.
  4. Liu, X. M.; Zang, W. J.; Guan, C.; Zhang, L.; Qian, Y. H.; Elshahawy, A. M.; Zhao, D.; Pennycook, S. J.; Wang, J.* Ni-doped cobalt–cobalt nitride heterostructure arrays for high-power supercapacitors. ACS Energy Lett. 2018, 3, 2462-2469.
  5. Kundu, T.; Wang, J.; Cheng, Y. D.; Du, Y. H.; Qian, Y. H.; Liu, G. L.; Zhao, D.* Hydrazone-based covalent organic frameworks for Lewis acid catalysis. Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 13824-13829.
  6. Wang, Y. X.; Hu, Z. G.; Kundu, T.; Cheng, Y. D.; Dong, J. Q.; Qian, Y. H.; Zhai, L. Z.; Zhao, D.* Metal–organic frameworks with reduced hydrophilicity for postcombustion CO2 capture from wet flue gas. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2018, 6, 11904-11912.
  7. Cheng, Y. D.; Ying, Y. P.; Japip, S.; Jiang, S. D.; Chung, T. S.*; Zhang, S.*; Zhao, D.* Advanced porous materials in mixed matrix membranes. Adv. Mater. 2018, 30, 1802401. (Inside Front Cover, Invited Review in the Special Issue “Multidisciplinary Materials Science at the National University of Singapore”)
  8. Ibrahim, S.; Majeed, I.; Qian, Y. H.; Iqbal, A.; Zhao, D.*; Turner, D. R.*; Nadeem, M. A.* Novel hetero-bimetallic coordination polymer as a single source of highly dispersed Cu/Ni nanoparticles for efficient photocatalytic water splitting. Inorg. Chem. Front. 2018, 5, 1816-1827.
  9. Liu, G. L.; Yuan, Y. D.; Wang, J.; Cheng, Y. D.; Peh, S. B.; Wang, Y. X.; Qian, Y. H.; Dong, J. Q.; Yuan, D. Q.*; Zhao, D.* Process-tracing study on the postassembly modification of highly stable zirconium metal-organic cages. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 6231-6234.
  10. Hu, Z. G.; Wang, Y. X.; Wang, X. R.; Zhai, L. Z.; Zhao, D.* Solution-reprocessable microporous polymeric adsorbents for carbon dioxide capture. AIChE J. 2018, 64, 3376-3389.
  11. Hu, F.; Mao, D.; Kenry; Wang, Y. X.; Wu, W. B.; Zhao, D.; Kong, D. L.; Liu, B.* Metal-organic framework as a simple and general inert nanocarrier for photosensitizers to implement activatable photodynamic therapy. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 1707519.
  12. Qian, Y. H.; An, T.; Birgersson, K. E.; Liu, Z. L.; Zhao, D.* Web-like interconnected carbon networks from NaCl-assisted pyrolysis of ZIF-8 for highly efficient oxygen reduction catalysis. Small 2018, 1704169. (Inside Front Cover, Top Downloaded Paper 2018-2019)
  13. Cheng, Y. D.; Wang, Z. H.; Zhao, D.* Mixed matrix membranes for natural gas upgrading: current status and opportunities. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2018, 57, 4139-4169. (Supplementary Cover)
  14. Dong, J. Q.; Li, X.; Zhang, K.; Yuan, Y. D.; Wang, Y. X.; Zhai, L. Z.; Liu, G. L.; Yuan, D. Q.; Jiang, J. W.; Zhao, D.* Confinement of aggregation induced emission (AIE) molecular rotors in ultrathin two-dimensional porous organic nanosheets for enhanced molecular recognition. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 4035-4046.
  15. Zhang, Y.; Wang, Y. X.; Liu, L.*; Wei, N.; Gao, M. L.; Zhao, D.; Han, Z. B.* Robust bifunctional lanthanide cluster based metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) for tandem deacetalization–knoevenagel reaction. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 2193-2198. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Aug 2020)
  16. Cheng, Y. D.; Ravi, S. K.; Wang, Y. X.; Tao, J. F.; Gu, Y. D.; Tan, S. C.; Zhao, D.* Covalent organic nanosheets with large lateral size and high aspect ratio synthesized by Langmuir-Blodgett method. Chin. Chem. Lett. 2018, 29, 869-872. (Invited Contribution in the Special Issue “Functional Open Framework Materials”)

2017

  1. Dong, J. Q.; Zhang, K.; Li, X.; Qian, Y. H.; Zhu, H.; Yuan, D. Q.; Xu, Q. H.; Jiang, J. W.; Zhao, D.* Ultrathin two-dimensional porous organic nanosheets with molecular rotors for chemical sensing. Nat. Commun. 2017, 8, 1142.
  2. Hu, Z. G.; Gami, A.; Wang, Y. X.; Zhao, D.* A triphasic modulated hydrothermal approach for the synthesis of multivariate metal-organic frameworks with hydrophobic moieties for highly-efficient moisture-resistant CO2 capture. Adv. Sustainable Syst. 2017, 1, 1700092. (Inside Front Cover)
  3. Wang, X. R.; Zhai, L. Z.; Wang, Y. X.; Li, R. T.; Gu, X. H.; Yuan, Y. D.; Qian, Y. H.; Hu, Z. G.; Zhao, D.* Improving water-treatment performance of zirconium metal-organic framework membranes by post-synthetic defect healing. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2017, 9, 37848-37855.
  4. Sun, Y.; Hu, Z. G.; Zhao, D.*; Zeng, K. Y.* Mechanical properties of microcrystalline metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) measured by bimodal amplitude modulated-frequency modulated atomic force microscopy. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2017, 9, 32202-32210.
  5. Sun, Y.; Hu, Z. G.; Zhao, D.*; Zeng, K. Y.* Probing nanoscale functionalities of metal-organic framework nanocrystals. Nanoscale 2017, 9, 12163-12169.
  6. Qian, Y. H.; Khan, I. A.; Zhao, D.* Electrocatalysts derived from metal–organic frameworks for oxygen reduction and evolution reactions in aqueous media. Small 2017, 13, 1701143. (Journal’s Top 20 Most Downloaded Recent Papers)
  7. Hu, Z. G.; Sun, Y.; Zeng, K. Y.*; Zhao, D.* Structural-failure resistance of metal-organic frameworks toward multiple-cycle CO2 sorption. Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 8653-8656. (Inside Back Cover, HOT Article Featured On the Blog of Chemcomm)
  8. Bolinois, L.; Kundu, T.; Wang, X. R.; Wang, Y. X.; Hu, Z. G.; Koh, K.; Zhao, D.* Breathing-induced new phase transition in an MIL-53(Al)-NH2 metal-organic framework under high methane pressures. Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 8118-8121. (Inside Back Cover)
  9. Hu, Z. G.; Wang, Y. X.; Farooq, S.; Zhao, D.* A highly stable metal-organic framework with optimum aperture size for CO2 capture. AIChE J. 2017, 63, 4103-4114. (Session’s Best Paper at 2016 AIChE Meeting, Top Downloaded Article 2017-2018)
  10. Khan, I. A.*; Badshah, A.; Khan, I.; Zhao, D.; Nadeem, M. A.* Soft-template carbonization approach of MOF-5 to mesoporous carbon nanospheres as excellent electrode materials for supercapacitor. Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 2017, 253, 169-176.
  11. Cheng, Y. D.; Wang, X. R.; Jia, C. K.; Wang, Y. X.; Zhai, L. Z.; Wang, Q.; Zhao, D.* Ultrathin mixed matrix membranes containing two-dimensional metal-organic framework nanosheets for efficient CO2/CH4 separation. J. Membr. Sci. 2017, 539, 213-223.
  12. Wang, Y. X.; Zhao, D.* Beyond equilibrium: metal-organic frameworks for molecular sieving and kinetic gas separation. Cryst. Growth Des. 2017, 17, 2291-2308. (Invited Review in the Virtual Special Issue “Crystal Engineering of Nanoporous Materials for Gas Storage and Separation”)
  13. Hu, Z. G.; Mahdi, E. M.; Peng, Y. W.; Qian, Y. H.; Zhang, B.; Yan, N.; Yuan, D. Q.; Tan, J. C.; Zhao, D.* Kinetically controlled synthesis of two-dimensional Zr/Hf metal-organic framework nanosheets via a modulated hydrothermal approach. J. Mater. Chem. A 2017, 5, 8954-8963. (Inside Back Cover)
  14. Wang, Y. X.; Hu, Z. G.; Cheng, Y. D.; Zhao, D.* Silver-decorated hafnium metal-organic framework for ethylene/ethane separation. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2017, 56, 4508-4516.
  15. Liu, J.; Chen, C.; Ji, S. L.; Liu, Q.*; Ding, D.*; Zhao, D.; Liu, B.* Long wavelength excitable near-infrared fluorescent nanoparticles with aggregation-induced emission characteristics for image-guided tumor resection. Chem. Sci. 2017, 8, 2782-2789.
  16. Wang, C.-H.*; Zhao, D.*; Tsutsumi, A.*; You, S. M.* Sustainable energy technologies for energy saving and carbon emission reduction. Appl. Energy 2017, 194, 223-224. (Editorial in the Special Section on “The 15th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies – SET 2016”)
  17. Wang, X. R.; Chi, C. L.; Zhang, K.; Qian, Y. H.; Gupta, K. M.; Kang, Z. X.; Jiang, J. W.; Zhao, D.* Reversed thermo-switchable molecular sieving membranes composed of two-dimensional metal-organic nanosheets for gas separation. Nat. Commun. 2017, 8, 14460. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Aug 2020)
  18. Pareek, K.; Rohan, R.; Chen, Z. X.; Zhao, D.; Cheng, H. S.* Ambient temperature hydrogen storage in porous materials with exposed metal sites. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 2017, 42, 6801-6809.
  19. Tao, J. F.; Wang, X. R.; Sun, T.; Cai, H.; Wang, Y. X.; Lin, T.; Fu, D. L.; Ting, L. L. Y.; Gu, Y. D.*; Zhao, D.* Hybrid photonic cavity with metal-organic framework coatings for the ultra-sensitive detection of volatile organic compounds with high immunity to humidity. Sci. Rep. 2017, 7, 41640.
  20. Liu, W.; Luo, X.; Bao, Y.; Liu, Y. P.; Ning, G. H.; Abdelwahab, I.; Li, L. J.; Nai, C. T.; Hu, Z. G.; Zhao, D.; Liu, B.; Quek, S. Y.*; Loh, K. P.* A two-dimensional conjugated aromatic polymer via C–C coupling reaction. Nat. Chem. 2017, 9, 563-570. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Aug 2020)
  21. Dong, J. Q.; Wang, Y. X.; Liu, G. L.; Cheng, Y. D.; Zhao, D.* Isoreticular covalent organic frameworks for hydrocarbon uptake and separation: the important role of monomer planarity. Crystengcomm 2017, 19, 4899-4904. (Back Cover, Invited Contribution in the Special Issue “Covalent Organic Frameworks and Organic Cage Structures”)
  22. Hu, Z. G.; Zhao, D.* Metal-organic frameworks with Lewis acidity: synthesis, characterization, and catalytic applications. Crystengcomm 2017, 19, 4066-4081. (Inside Back Cover, Invited Review in the Special Issue “Metal-Organic Framework Catalysis”, Selected in Editor’s Collection: Zirconium Based MOFs for Catalysis)
  23. Qian, Y. H.; Hu, Z. G.; Ge, X. M.; Yang, S. L.; Peng, Y. W.; Kang, Z. X.; Liu, Z. L.; Lee, J. Y.; Zhao, D.* A metal-free ORR/OER bifunctional electrocatalyst derived from metal-organic frameworks for rechargeable Zn-Air batteries. Carbon 2017, 111, 641-650. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Aug 2020)

2016

  1. Dong, J. Q.; Tummanapelli, A. K.; Li, X.; Ying, S. M.; Hirao, H.*; Zhao, D.* Fluorescent porous organic frameworks containing molecular rotors for size-selective recognition. Chem. Mater. 2016, 28, 7889-7897.
  2. Khan, I. A.; Qian, Y. H.; Badshah, A.; Zhao, D.*; Nadeem, M. A.* Fabrication of highly stable and efficient PtCu alloy nanoparticles on highly porous carbon for direct methanol fuel cells. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8, 20793-20801.
  3. Peng, Y. W.; Wong, W. K.; Hu, Z. G.; Cheng, Y. D.; Yuan, D. Q.; Khan, S. A.*; Zhao, D.* Room temperature batch and continuous flow synthesis of water-stable covalent organic frameworks (COFs). Chem. Mater. 2016, 28, 5095-5101. (Top Download in Aug 2016)
  4. Peng, Y. W.; Xu, G. D.; Hu, Z. G.; Cheng, Y. D.; Chi, C. L.; Yuan, D. Q.; Cheng, H. S.*; Zhao, D.* Mechanoassisted synthesis of sulfonated covalent organic frameworks with high intrinsic proton conductivity. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8, 18505-18512.
  5. Qian, Y. H.; Cavanaugh, J.; Khan, I. A.; Wang, X. R.; Peng, Y. W.; Hu, Z. G.; Wang, Y. X.; Zhao, D.* Fe/Fe3C/N-doped carbon materials from metal-organic framework composites as highly efficient oxygen reduction reaction electrocatalysts. ChemPlusChem 2016, 81, 718-723. (Back Cover, Invited Contribution in the Special Issue “Coordination Polymers/MOFs”)
  6. Zhao, T. T.; Goswami, N.; Li, J. G.; Yao, Q. F.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, J.; Zhao, D.; Xie, J. P.* Probing the microporous structure of silica shell via aggregation-induced emission in Au(I)-thiolate@SiO2 nanoparticle. Small 2016, 12, 6537-6541.
  7. Khan, I. A.; Qian, Y. H.; Badshah, A.; Nadeem, M. A.*; Zhao, D.* Highly porous carbon derived from MOF-5 as a support of ORR electrocatalysts for fuel cells. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8, 17268-17275.
  8. Wang, X. R.; Chi, C. L.; Tao, J. F.; Peng, Y. W.; Ying, S. M.; Qian, Y. H.; Dong, J. Q.; Hu, Z. G.; Gu, Y. D.; Zhao, D.* Improving the hydrogen selectivity of graphene oxide membranes by reducing non-selective pores with intergrown ZIF-8 crystals. Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 8087-8090. (Back Cover)
  9. Chi, C. L.; Wang, X. R.; Peng, Y. W.; Qian, Y. H.; Hu, Z. G.; Dong, J. Q.; Zhao, D.* Facile preparation of graphene oxide membranes for gas separation. Chem. Mater. 2016, 28, 2921-2927.
  10. Hu, Z. G.; Peng, Y. W.; Gao, Y. J.; Qian, Y. H.; Ying, S. M.; Yuan, D. Q.; Horike, S.; Ogiwara, N.; Babarao, R.; Wang, Y. X.; Yan, N.; Zhao, D.* Direct synthesis of hierarchically porous metal-organic frameworks with high stability and strong Brønsted acidity: the decisive role of hafnium in efficient and selective fructose dehydration. Chem. Mater. 2016, 28, 2659-2667.
  11. Hu, Z. G.; Lin, J. J.; Ogiwara, N.; Rodriguez, A.; Peng, Y. W.; Wang, Y. X.; Horike, S.*; Zhao, D.* A pH-responsive phase transformation of a sulfonated metal-organic framework from amorphous to crystalline for efficient CO2 capture. Crystengcomm 2016, 18, 2803-2807. (Back Cover)
  12. Hu, Z. G.; Castano, I.; Wang, S. N.; Wang, Y. X.; Peng, Y. W.; Qian, Y. H.; Chi, C. L.; Wang, X. R.; Zhao, D.* Modulator effects on the water-based synthesis of Zr/Hf MOFs: quantitative relationship studies between modulator, synthetic condition, and performance. Cryst. Growth Des. 2016, 16, 2295-2301.
  13. Kang, Z. X.; Peng, Y. W.; Qian, Y. H.; Yuan, D. Q.; Addicoat, M. A.; Heine, T.; Hu, Z. G.; Tee, L.; Guo, Z. G.; Zhao, D.* Mixed matrix membranes (MMMs) comprising exfoliated 2D covalent organic frameworks (COFs) for efficient CO2 separation. Chem. Mater. 2016, 28, 1277-1285. (Top Download in Feb 2016, Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Aug 2020)
  14. Hu, Z. G.; Kang, Z. X.; Qian, Y. H.; Peng, Y. W.; Wang, X. R.; Chi, C. L.; Zhao, D.* Mixed matrix membranes containing UiO-66(Hf)-(OH)2 metal–organic framework nanoparticles for efficient H2/CO2 separation. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2016, 55, 7933-7940. (Invited Contribution in the Special Issue “International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilization 2015”)
  15. Hu, Z. G.; Nalaparaju, A.; Peng, Y. W.; Jiang, J. W.; Zhao, D.* Modulated hydrothermal synthesis of UiO-66(Hf)-type metal-organic frameworks for optimal carbon dioxide separation. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 1134-1141.
  16. Xu, Q.; Guo, Z. G.; Zhang, M.; Hu, Z. G.; Qian, Y. H.; Zhao, D.* Highly efficient photocatalysts by pyrolyzing a Zn-Ti heterometallic metal-organic framework. Crystengcomm 2016, 18, 4046-4052.

2015

  1. Hu, Z. G.; Faucher, S.; Zhuo, Y. Y.; Sun, Y.; Wang, S. N.; Zhao, D.* Combination of optimization and metalated-ligand exchange: an effective approach to functionalize UiO-66(Zr) MOFs for CO2 separation. Chem.-Eur. J. 2015, 21, 17246-17255. (Frontispiece)
  2. Hu, Z. G.; Zhao, D.* De facto methodologies toward the synthesis and scale-up production of UiO-66-type metal-organic frameworks and membrane materials. Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 19018-19040. (Inside Front Cover, Invited Review)
  3. Kang, Z. X.; Peng, Y. W.; Hu, Z. G.; Qian, Y. H.; Chi, C. L.; Yeo, L. Y.; Tee, L.; Zhan, D.* Mixed matrix membranes comprising two-dimensional metal-organic framework nanosheets for pre-combustion CO2 capture: a relationship study of filler morphology versus membrane performance. J. Mater. Chem. A 2015, 3, 20801-20810.
  4. Peng, Y. W.; Hu, Z. G.; Gao, Y. J.; Yuan, D. Q.; Kang, Z. X.; Qian, Y. H.; Yan, N.; Zhao, D.* Synthesis of a sulfonated two-dimensional covalent organic framework as an efficient solid acid catalyst for biobased chemical conversion. ChemSusChem 2015, 19, 3208-3212. (Back Cover)
  5. Hu, Z. G.; Peng, Y. W.; Tan, K. M.; Zhao, D.* Enhanced catalytic activity of a hierarchical porous metal-organic framework CuBTC. Crystengcomm 2015, 17, 7124-7129.
  6. Shui, J. L.; Chen, C.; Grabstanowicz, L.; Zhao, D.; Liu, D. J.* Highly efficient nonprecious metal catalyst prepared with metal–organic framework in a continuous carbon nanofibrous network. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 2015, 112, 10629-10634. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Aug 2020)
  7. Xu, G. D.; Peng, Y. W.; Hu, Z. G.; Yuan, D. Q.; Donnadieu, B.; Zhao, D.*; Cheng, H. S.* A 2D metal-organic framework composed of a bi-functional ligand with ultra-micropores for post-combustion CO2 capture. RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 47384-47389.
  8. Hu, Z. G.; Peng, Y. W.; Kang, Z. X.; Qian, Y. H.; Zhao, D.* A modulated hydrothermal (MHT) approach for the facile synthesis of UiO-66-type MOFs. Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 4862-4868.
  9. Veluswamy, H. P.; Ang, W. J.; Zhao, D.; Linga, P.* Influence of cationic and non-ionic surfactants on the kinetics of mixed hydrogen/tetrahydrofuran hydrates. Chem. Eng. Sci. 2015, 132, 186-199.
  10. Hu, Z. G.; Khurana, M.; Seah, Y. H.; Zhang, M.; Guo, Z. G.; Zhao, D.* Ionized Zr-MOFs for highly efficient post-combustion CO2 capture. Chem. Eng. Sci. 2015, 124, 61-69. (Invited Contribution in the Special Issue “Metal-Organic Frameworks for Emerging Chemical Technologies”)
  11. Rohan, R.; Pareek, K.; Cai, W. W.; Zhang, Y. F.; Xu, G. D.; Chen, Z. X.; Gao, Z. Q.; Zhao, D.; Cheng, H. S.* Melamine-terephthalaldehyde-lithium complex: a porous organic network based single ion electrolyte for lithium ion batteries. J. Mater. Chem. A 2015, 3, 5132-5139.
  12. Mao, L.; Zhang, Y.; Hu, Y. T.; Ho, K. H.; Ke, Q. Q.; Liu, H. J.; Hu, Z. G.; Zhao, D.; Wang, J.* Activation of sucrose-derived carbon spheres for high-performance supercapacitor electrodes. RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 9307-9313.
  13. Yao, Q. F.; Yu, Y.; Yuan, X.; Yu, Y.; Zhao, D.; Xie, J. P.*; Lee, J. Y.* Counterion-assisted shaping of nanocluster supracrystals. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 184-189.

2014

  1. Hu, Z. G.; Zhang, K.; Zhang, M.; Guo, Z. G.; Jiang, J. W.; Zhao, D.* A combinatorial approach towards water-stable metal-organic frameworks for highly efficient carbon dioxide separation. ChemSusChem 2014, 7, 2791-2795. (Inside Back Cover)
  2. Ngee, E. L. S.; Gao, Y. J.; Chen, X.; Lee, T. M.; Hu, Z. G.; Zhao, D.; Yan, N.* Sulfated mesoporous niobium oxide catalyzed 5-hydroxymethylfurfural formation from sugars. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2014, 53, 14225-14233.
  3. Guo, Z. G.; Cheng, J. K.; Hu, Z. G.; Zhang, M.; Xu, Q.; Kang, Z. X.; Zhao, D.* Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) as precursors towards TiOx/C composites for photodegradation of organic dye. RSC Adv. 2014, 4, 34221-34225.
  4. Zhang, M.; Feng, G. X.; Song, Z. G.; Zhou, Y. P.; Chao, H. Y.; Yuan, D. Q.; Tan, T. T. Y.; Guo, Z. G.; Hu, Z. G.; Tang, B. Z.*; Liu, B.*; Zhao, D.* Two-dimensional metal-organic framework with wide channels and responsive turn-on fluorescence for the chemical sensing of volatile organic compounds. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 7241-7244. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Aug 2020)
  5. Zhao, D.; Shui, J. L.; Grabstanowicz, L.; Chen, C.; Commet, S.; Xu, T.; Lu, J.; Liu, D. J.* Highly efficient non-precious metal electrocatalysts prepared from one-pot synthesized zeolitic imidazolate frameworks. Adv. Mater. 2014, 26, 1093-1097. (Frontispiece)
  6. Zhao, D.; Shui, J. L.; Grabstanowicz, L. R.; Liu, D. J.* A versatile preparation of highly active ZIF-based non-PGM catalysts through solid state synthesis. ECS Trans. 2014, 64, 253-260.

2013

  1. Hu, Z. G.; Zhao, D.* Polymerization within confined nanochannels of porous metal-organic frameworks. J. Mol. Eng. Mater. 2013, 01, 1330001. (Front Cover, Invited Review)
  2. Zhao, D.; Shui, J. L.; Chen, C.; Comment, S.; Reprogle, B.; Liu, D. J.* Low-cost, high-efficiency non-PGM cathode catalysts using MOFs as precursors. ECS Trans. 2013, 50, 1861-1868.
  3. Shui, J. L.; Okasinski, J. S.; Kenesei, P.; Dobbs, H. A.; Zhao, D.; Almer, J. D.; Liu, D. J.* Reversibility of anodic lithium in rechargeable lithium–oxygen batteries. Nat. Commun. 2013, 4, 2255.
  4. Shui, J. L.; Okasinski, J.; Zhao, D.; Almer, J.; Liu, D. J.* Understanding of electrolyte stability and its impact to lifespan of Li-O2 battery. ECS Trans. 2013, 50, 37-45.
  5. Tan, S. W.; Yuan, F.; Zhao, D.*; Wang, H. J.; Tu, K. H.; Tsao, W.; Wang, L. Q.* Evaluation of strongly acidic ion-exchange catalysts and the desulfonation study in the isobutylene dimerization reaction. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2013, 127, 926-932.
  6. Lopez, N.; Zhao, H. H.; Zhao, D.; Zhou, H. C.; Riebenspies, J. P.; Dunbar, K. R.* A porous Sm(III) coordination nanotube with hydrophobic and hydrophilic channels. Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 54-57.

2012 & Before

  1. Shui, J. L.; Okasinski, J. S.; Zhao, D.; Almer, J. D.; Liu, D. J.* Microfocused X-ray study on precipitate formation in the separator region of nonaqueous Li-O2 batteries. ChemSusChem 2012, 5, 2421-2426.
  2. Zhao, D.; Shui, J. L.; Chen, C.; Chen, X. Q.; Reprogle, B. M.; Wang, D. P.; Liu, D. J.* Iron imidazolate framework as precursor for electrocatalysts in polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells. Chem. Sci. 2012, 3, 3200-3205.
  3. Lin, C. K.; Zhao, D.; Gao, W. Y.; Yang, Z. Z.; Ye, J. Y.; Xu, T.; Ge, Q. F.; Ma, S. Q.*; Liu, D. J.* Tunability of band gaps in metal–organic frameworks. Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 9039-9044.
  4. Lu, W. G.; Yuan, D. Q.; Sculley, J.; Zhao, D.; Krishna, R.; Zhou, H. C.* Sulfonate-grafted porous polymer networks for preferential CO2 adsorption at low pressure. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 18126-18129. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Aug 2020)
  5. Yuan, D. Q.; Zhao, D.; Zhou, H. C.* Pressure-responsive curvature-change of a “rigid” geodesic ligand in a (3,24)-connected mesoporous metal-organic framework. Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 10528-10530.
  6. Yuan, D. Q.; Lu, W. G.; Zhao, D.; Zhou, H. C.* Highly stable porous polymer networks with exceptionally high gas-uptake capacities. Adv. Mater. 2011, 23, 3723-3725. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Aug 2020)
  7. Tan, S. W.; Zhao, D.*; Yuan, D. Q.; Wang, H. J.; Tu, K. H.; Wang, L. Q.* Influence of indomethacin-loading on the micellization and drug release of thermosensitive dextran-graft-poly(N-isopropylacrylamide). React. Funct. Polym. 2011, 71, 820-827.
  8. Zhao, D.; Timmons, D. J.; Yuan, D. Q.; Zhou, H. C.* Tuning the topology and functionality of metal−organic frameworks by ligand design. Accounts Chem. Res. 2011, 44, 123-133. (Invited Review, Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Aug 2020)
  9. Zhao, D.; Tan, S. W.; Yuan, D. Q.; Lu, W. G.; Rezenom, Y. H.; Jiang, H. L.; Wang, L. Q.*; Zhou, H. C.* Surface functionalization of porous coordination nanocages via click chemistry and their application in drug delivery. Adv. Mater. 2011, 23, 90-93.
  10. Yuan, D. Q.; Zhao, D.; Timmons, D. J.; Zhou, H. C.* A stepwise transition from microporosity to mesoporosity in metal-organic frameworks by thermal treatment. Chem. Sci. 2011, 2, 103-106.
  11. Zhao, D.; Yuan, D. Q.; Krishna, R.; van Baten, J. M.; Zhou, H. C.* Thermosensitive gating effect and selective gas adsorption in a porous coordination nanocage. Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 7352-7354.
  12. Lu, W. G.; Yuan, D. Q.; Zhao, D.; Schilling, C. I.; Plietzsch, O.; Muller, T.; Brase, S.; Guenther, J.; Blumel, J.; Krishna, R.; Li, Z.; Zhou, H. C.* Porous polymer networks: synthesis, porosity, and applications in gas storage/separation. Chem. Mater. 2010, 22, 5964-5972. (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Aug 2020)
  13. Zhuang, W. J.; Ma, S. Q.; Wang, X. S.; Yuan, D. Q.; Li, J. R.; Zhao, D.; Zhou, H. C.* Introduction of cavities up to 4 nm into a hierarchically-assembled metal-organic framework using an angular, tetratopic ligand. Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 5223-5225.
  14. Yuan, D. Q.; Zhao, D.; Sun, D. F.; Zhou, H. C.* An isoreticular series of metal-organic frameworks with dendritic hexacarboxylate ligands and exceptionally high gas-uptake capacity. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 5357-5361. Equal contribution to this work (Highly Cited Paper in Web of Science Aug 2020)
  15. Zhao, D.; Yuan, D. Q.; Yakovenko, A.; Zhou, H. C.* A NbO-type metal-organic framework derived from a polyyne-coupled di-isophthalate linker formed in situ. Chem. Commun. 2010, 46, 4196-4198.
  16. Kuppler, R. J.; Timmons, D. J.; Fang, Q. R.; Li, J. R.; Makal, T. A.; Young, M. D.; Yuan, D. Q.; Zhao, D.; Zhuang, W. J.; Zhou, H. C.* Potential applications of metal-organic frameworks. Coord. Chem. Rev. 2009, 253, 3042-3066. (Invited Review)
  17. Zhao, D.; Yuan, D. Q.; Sun, D. F.; Zhou, H. C.* Stabilization of metal-organic frameworks with high surface areas by the incorporation of mesocavities with microwindows. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 9186-9188.
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