Ben Liu's Group, Mesoscopic Metal Materials Group
Physical Chemistry, College of Chemistry, Sichuan University

Publications (Undergraduates in red, +Equal Contributions)


88. Lizhi Sun, Hao Lv, Ji Feng, Olga Guselnikova, Yanzhi Wang, Yusuke Yamauchi*, and Ben Liu*. Noble-Metal-Based Hollow Mesoporous Nanoparticles: Synthesis Strategies and Applications. Adv. Mater. 2022, 34, 2201954. Link

87. Xiaowen Min, Hao Lv, Yusuke Yamauchi, and Ben Liu*. Porous Metal Nanocrystals Catalysts: Can Crystalline Porosity Enable Catalytic Selectivity? CCS Chem. Just Accepted Link

86. Hao Lv, Huaiyu Qin, Katsuhiko Ariga, Yusuke Yamauchi*, and Ben Liu*. A General Concurrent Template Strategy for Ordered Mesoporous Intermetallic Nanoparticles with Controllable Catalytic Performance. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022, 61, e202116179. Link

85. Hao Lv+, Huaiyu Qin+, Mingzi Sun, Fengrui Jia, Bolong Huang*, and Ben Liu*. Mesoporosity-Enabled Selectivity of Mesoporous Palladium-Based Nanocrystals Catalysts in Semihydrogenation of Alkynes. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022, 61, e202114539. Link

84. Mei Ni, Lizhi Sun, and Ben Liu*. Mesoporous Gold Nanostructures: Synthesis and Beyond. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2022, 13, 4410-4418. Invited Perspective. Link

83. 孙立智, 吕浩, 闵晓文, 刘犇*. 介孔钯-硼合金纳米颗粒的制备和甲醇氧化电催化性能. 应用化学 2022, 39, 673-684. 邀请论文. Link


82. Yang Wang, Hao Lv, Erik Svensson Grape, Carlo Alberto Gaggioli, Akhil Tayal, Aditya Dharanipragada, Tom Willhammar, A. Ken Inge, Xiaodong Zou, Ben Liu* and Zhehao Huang*. A Programmable Multivariate Metal-Organic Framework as A Platform for Designing Photocatalysts. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 6333-6338. Link

81. Hao Lv, Lizhi Sun, Dongdong Xu, Wei Li*, Bolong Huang*, and Ben Liu*. Precise Synthesis of Hollow Mesoporous Palladium-Sulfur Alloy Nanoparticles for Selective Catalytic Hydrogenation. CCS Chem. 2021, 3, 3071-3080. Link

80. Hao Lv+, Fang Lv+, Huaiyu Qin, Xiaowen Min, Lizhi Sun, Na Han, Dongdong Xu, Yanguang Li, * and Ben Liu*. Single-Crystalline Mesoporous Palladium and Palladium-Copper Nanocubes for Highly Efficient Electrochemical CO2 Reduction. CCS Chem. 2021, 3, 1435-1444. Link

79. Yanzhi Wang, Hao Lv, Lizhi Sun, and Ben Liu*. Mesoporous Noble Metal-Metalloid/Nonmetal Alloy Nanomaterials: Designing Highly Efficient Catalysts. ACS Nano 2021, 15, 18661-18670. Link

78. Hao Lv, Xuwen Guo, Lizhi Sun, Dongdong Xu*, and Ben Liu*. A universal strategy for fast, scalable, and aqueous synthesis of multicomponent palladium alloy ultrathin nanowires. Sci. China Chem. 2021, 64, 245-252. Link

77. Hao Lv, Wei Ren, Guo Xuwen, Sun Lizhi, and Ben Liu*. Synergistic Catalysis of Binary RuP Nanoclusters on Nitrogen-Functionalized Hollow Mesoporous Carbon in Hydrogen Production from the Hydrolysis of Ammonia Borane. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2021, 64, 245-252. Link

76. Xuwen Guo, Xin Chen, Yanping Huang, Xiaowen Min, Chuncai Kong*, Yawen Tang, and Ben Liu*. Atomically Ordered Rh2P Catalysts Anchored within Hollow Mesoporous Carbon for Efficient Hydrogen Production. Chem. Commun. 2021, 57, 12345-12348. Link

75. Ren Wei, Zhichao Chen, Hao Lv, Xuecheng Zheng, Xin Ge, Lizhi Sun, Kai Song*, Chuncai Kong*, Wei Zhang, and Ben Liu*. Ultrafine RhNi Nanocatalysts Confined in Hollow Mesoporous Carbons for a Highly Efficient Hydrogen Production from Ammonia Borane. Inorg. Chem. 2021, 60, 6820-6828. Link

74. Yaru Wang, Hao Lv, Lizhi Sun, Xuwen Guo, Dongdong Xu*, and Ben Liu*. Ultrathin and Wavy PdB Alloy Nanowires with Controlled Surface Defects for Enhanced Ethanol Oxidation Electrocatalysis. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2021, 13, 17599-17607. Link

73. Xuwen Guo, Zhichao Chen, Yanping Huang*, Hao Lv, Yaru Wang, Lizhi Sun, Kai Song*, and Ben Liu*. Mesoporous Palladium-Boron-Sulfur Alloy Nanospheres for Efficient Hydrogen Evolution. Inorg. Chem. 2021, 60, 4380-4384. Link

72. Yang Wang, Lizhi Sun, Longgang Lu, Dongdong Xu, Qingli Hao*, and Ben Liu*. A sequential template strategy toward hierarchical hetero-metal phosphide hollow nanoboxes for electrocatalytic oxygen evolution. J. Mater. Chem. A 2021, 9, 3482-3491. Link

71. Hao Lv+, Yaru Wang+, Dongdong Xu*, and Ben Liu*. Engineering porous architectures in multicomponent PdCuBP mesoporous nanospheres for electrocatalytic ethanol oxidation. Nano Res. 2021, 14, 3274-3281. Invited contribution for Nano Research Award of Prof. Dongyuan Zhao at Fudan University. Link


70. Hao Lv, Dongdong Xu, Chuncai Kong, Zuozhong Liang, Haoquan Zheng, Zhehao Huang*, and Ben Liu*. Synthesis and Crystal-Phase Engineering of Mesoporous Palladium–Boron Alloy Nanoparticles. ACS Cent. Sci. 2020, 6, 2347-2353. Link

69. Mingzhen Hu,+ Wenjuan Yang,+ Haiyan Tan, Lei Jin, Lei Zhang, Peter Kerns, Yanliu Dang, Shanka Dissanayake, Samuel Schaefer, Ben Liu*, Yuanyuan Zhu*, Steven L. Suib*, and Jie He*. Template-Free Synthesis of Mesoporous and Crystalline Transition Metal Oxide Nanoplates with Abundant Surface Defects. Matter 2020, 2, 1244-1259. Link

68. Hao Lv,+ Lizhi Sun,+ Dongdong Xu, and Ben Liu*. Ternary Metal-Metalloid-Nonmetal Alloy Nanowires: A Novel Electrocatalyst for Highly Efficient Ethanol Oxidation Electrocatalysis. Sci. Bull. 2020, 65, 1823-1831. Link

67. Hao Lv, Dongdong Xu, Lizhi Sun, and Ben Liu*. Surfactant Design Strategy for One-Pot Seedless Synthesis of Hollow Mesoporous AuAg Alloy Nanospheres. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2020, 11, 5777-5784. Link

66. Lizhi Sun, Hao Lv, Yaru Wang, Dongdong Xu, and Ben Liu*. Unveiling Synergistic Effects of Interstitial Boron in Palladium-Based Nanocatalysts for Ethanol Oxidation Electrocatalysis. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2020, 11, 6632-6639. Link

65. Hao Lv, Yuxiang Teng, Yaru Wang, Dongdong Xu*, and Ben Liu*. Highly Branched and Defect-Rich PdP Nanosheets for Ethanol Oxidation Electrocatalysis. Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 15667-15670. Link

64. Hao Lv, Lizhi Sun, Ji Feng, Jongbeom Na, Dongdong Xu, Yusuke Yamauchi, and Ben Liu*. Plasmonic Mesoporous AuAg Nanospheres with Controllable Nanostructures. Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 9679-9682. Link

63. Lizhi Sun+, Hao Lv+, Dongdong Xu, and Ben Liu*. Asymmetric PdPtCu mesoporous hemispheres on nitrogen-functionalized graphene for methanol oxidation electrocatalysis. J. Mater. Chem. A 2020, 8, 15706-15714. Link

62. Xingsong Su, Yuanmiao Sun, Lei Jin, Lei Zhang, Yue Yang, Peter Kerns, Ben Liu*, Shuzhou Li*, and Jie He*. Hierarchically Porous Cu/Zn Bimetallic Catalysts for Highly Selective CO2 Electroduction to Liquid C2 Products. Appl. Catal. B Environ. 2020, 269, 118800. Link

61. Jinlong Li, Xueying Ren, Hao Lv, Yingying Wang, Yafei Li, and Ben Liu*. Highly Efficient Hydrogen Production from Hydrolysis of Ammonia Borane over Nanostructured Cu@CuCoOx Supported on Graphene Oxide. J. Hazar. Mater. 2020, 391, 122199. Link

60. MingZhen Hu+, Lei Jin+, Singsong Su, Scott Bamonte, Xingxu Lu, Puxian Gao, Steven L. Suib, Ben Liu*, and Jie He*. Polymer-assisted co-assembly towards synthesis of mesoporous titania encapsulated monodisperse PdAu for highly selective hydrogenation of phenylacetylene. ChemCatChem 2020, 12, 1476-1482. Link

59. Lei Jin, Ben Liu, Michael Louis, Gonghu Li*, and Jie He*. Highly crystalline mesoporous TiO2 loaded with monodispersed Au nanoparticles: controllable metal-support interaction in porous materials. ACS AMI 2020, 12, 9617-9627. Link

58. Libing Wang, Huan Chen, Qiyan Yin, Jian Kang, Ben Liu, Gengsheng Weng*, and Jie He. Flurochromic polymer films containing ultrasmall silver nanoclusters. Nanotechnology 2020, 31, 245703. Link

57. Chenglin Yi, Yiqun Yang, Ben Liu, Jie He*, and Zhihong Nie*. Polymer-guided assembly of inorganic nanoparticles. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2020, 49, 465-508. Link

56. MingZhen Hu, Lei Jin, Yuanyuan Zhu, Lei Zhang, Xingxu Lu, Peter Kerns, ... Steven L. Suib, Ben Liu*, and Jie He*. Self-limiting growth of ligand-free ultrasmall bimetallic nanoparticles on carbon through under temperature reduction for highly efficient methanol electrooxidation and selective hydrogenation. Appl. Catal. B Environ. 2020, 264, 118553. Link

55. Mingzhen Hu, Lei Jin, Yanliu Dang, Steven L. Suib, Jie He, and Ben Liu*. Supported Pt Nanoparticles on Mesoporous Titania for Selective Hydrogenation of Phenylacetylene. Front. Chem. 2020, 8, 581512. Link

54. Yingying Wang, Yang Wang, Longgang Lu, Bin Zhang, Chengxin Wang, Bin He, Ren Wei, Dongdong Xu*, Qingli Hao*, and Ben Liu*. Hierarchically Hollow and Porous NiO/NiCo2O4 Nanoprisms Encapsulated in Graphene Oxide for Lithium Storage. Langmuir 2020, 36, 9668-9674. Link

53. Xiaoxiang Xu+, Hao Lv+, Lizhi Sun, Peng Song*, Ben Liu*, and Xiong Chen. An Electrochemical Non-Enzymatic Glucose Sensor Based on Ultrathin PdAg Single-Crystalline Nanowires. ChemPlusChem 2020, 85, 970-976. Link


52. Lei Zhang, Zichao Wei, Srinivas Thanneeru, Mechiel Meng, Megan Kruzyk, Gael Ung, Ben Liu*, and Jie He*. A polymer solution to prevent nanoclustering and improve the selectivity of metal nanoparticles for electrocatalytic CO2 reduction. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 15834-15840. Link

51. Hao Lv+, Dongdong Xu+, Lizhi Sun, Joel Henzie, Aaron Lopes, Qingyu Gu, Yusuke Yamauchi, and Ben Liu*. Asymmetric multimetallic mesoporous nanospheres. Nano Lett. 2019, 19, 3379-3385. Most read paper in Nano Lett. Link

50. Hao Lv, Dongdong Xu, Lizhi Sun, Joel Henzie, Steven Suib, Susuke Yamauchi, and Ben Liu*. Ternary palladium-boron-phosphorus alloy mesoporous nanospheres for highly efficient electrocatalysis. ACS Nano 2019, 13,
12052-12061. Link

49. Hao Lv, Lizhi Sun, Lu Zou, Dongdong Xu*, Huiqin Yao, and Ben Liu*. Size-dependent synthesis and catalytic activities of trimetallic PdAgCu mesoporous nanospheres in ethanol electrooxidation. Chem. Sci. 2019, 10, 1986-1993. Highlighted in 2019 Chemical Science Hot Article Collection. Link

48. Hao Lv+, Dongdong Xu+, Ji Feng, Joel Henzie, Aaron Lopes, Yusuke Yamauchi*, and Ben Liu*. Mesoporous gold nanospheres via thiolate-Au(I) intermediates. Chem. Sci. 2019, 10, 6423-6430. Highlighted in Front Cover Story. Link

47. Xueying Ren, Hao Lv, Su Yang, Yingying Wang, Jinlong Li, Ren Wei, Dongdong Xu, and Ben Liu*. Promoting effect of heterostructured NiO/Ni on Pt nanocatalysts toward catalytic hydrolysis of ammonia borane. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2019, 10, 7374-7382. Link

46. Hao Lv, Lizhi Sun, Aaron Lopes, Dongdong Xu, and Ben Liu*. Insights into compositional and structural effects of bimetallic hollow mesoporous nanospheres toward ethanol oxidation electrocatalysis. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2019, 10, 5490-5498. Link

45. Dongdong Xu, Hao Lv, Haibao Jin, Ying Liu, Yanhang Ma, Min Han, Jianchuan Bao*, and Ben Liu*. Crystalline Facet-Directed Generation Engineering of Ultrathin Platinum Nanodendrites. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2019, 10, 663-671. Link

44. Hao Lv, Lizhi Sun, Dongdong Xu*, Joel Henzie, Yusuke Yamauchi*, and Ben Liu*. Mesoporous Palladium-Boron Alloy Nanospheres. J. Mater. Chem. A 2019, 7, 24877-24883. Link

4.. Yang Wang, Ren Wei, Bin Zhang, Hao Lv, Dongdong Xu, Qingli Hao*, and Ben Liu*. Template-assisted self-sulfuration formation of MoS2 nanosheets embedded in ordered mesoporous carbon with excellent lithium storage. ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2019, 2, 6158-6162. Link

42. Lei Zhang, Lei Jin, Yue Yang, Peter Kerns, Xingsong Su, Mechael Meng, Ben Liu*, and Jie He*. Oxidative nucleation and growth of Janus-type MnOx-Ag and MnOx-AgI nanoparticles. Nanoscale 2019, 11, 15147-15155. Link

41. Hao Lv+, Xin Chen+, Cheng Fu, Peiliang She, Dongdong Xu, and Ben Liu*. "Dual-template"-directed synthesis of bowl-shaped mesoporous platinum nanostructures. Inorg. Chem. 2019, 58, 11195-11201. Link

40. Hao Lv, Lizhi Sun, Dongdong Xu*, Yanhang Ma, and Ben Liu*. When Ternary PdCuP Alloys Meet Ultrathin Nanowires: Synergic Boosting of Catalytic Performance in Ethanol Electrooxidation. Appl. Catal. B Environ. 2019, 253, 271-277. Link

39. Hao Lv, Lizhi Sun, Dongdong Xu*, Steven Suib, and Ben Liu*. One-pot aqueous synthesis of ultrathin trimetallic PdPtCu nanosheets for the electrooxidationof alcohol. Green Chem. 2019, 21, 2367-2374. Link

38. Hao Lv, Lizhi Sun, Xin Chen, Dongdong Xu*, and Ben Liu*. One-pot fabrication of trimetallic core-shell Au@PdAuCu mesoporous nanospheres for ethanol electrooxidation. Green Chem. 2019, 21, 2043-2051. Link

37. Hao Lv, Yang Wang, Aaron Lopes, Dongdong Xu*, and Ben Liu*. Ultrathin PdAg Single-Crystalline Nanowires Enhance Ethanol Oxidation Electrocatalysis.  Appl. Catal. B Environ. 2019, 249, 116-125. Link

36. Lei Zhang, Lei Jin, Ben Liu*, and Jie He*. Templated Growth of Crystalline Mesoporous Materials: from Soft/Hard Templates to Colloidal Templates. Front. Chem. 2019, 7, 22. Invited Review Paper for Frontiers in Chemistry: Rising Stars. Link


Sci. 2018,  4, 1412-1419.Link

34. Dongdong Xu, Xiaoli Liu, Hao Lv, Ying Liu, Shulin Zhao, Min Han, Jianchun Bao*, Jie He*, and Ben Liu*. Ultrathin Palladium Nanosheets with Selectively Controlled Surface Facets. Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 4451-4455. Highlighted by Chem Sci Pick of the Week and Editor's Choice - Tochiharu Teranishi. Link

33. Hao Lv+, Xin Chen+, Dongdong Xu*, Yichen Hu, Haoquan Zheng, Steven L. Suib*, and Ben Liu*. Ultrathin PdPt Bimetallic Nanowires with Enhanced Electrocatalytic Performance for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction. Appl.
Catal. B Environ. 2018, 236, 525-523. Link

32. Lei Zhang,+ Yingying Wang,+ Jinglong Li, Xueying Ren, Hao Lv, Xingsong Hu, Yichen Hu, Dongdong Xu, and Ben Liu*. Ultrasmall Ru Nanoclusters on Nitrogen- Enriched Hierarchically Porous Carbon Support as Remarkably Active Catalysts for Hydrolysis of Ammonia Borane. ChemCatChem 2018, 10, 4910-1916. Link

31.Dongdong Xu, Hao Lv, and Ben Liu*. Encapsulation of Metal Nanoparticle Catalysts within Mesoporous Zeolites and Their Enhanced Catalytic Performances: A Review. Front. Chem. 2018, 6, 550. (Invited Review) Link

30. Ben Liu, Michael Louis, Lei Jin, Gonghu Li*, and Jie He*. Co-template-directed Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles in Mesoporous Titanium Dioxide. Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 9651-9657.

29. Ben Liu, Lei Jin, Wei Zhong, Aaron Lopes, Steven L. Suib, and Jie He*. Ultrafine and ligand-free precious metal (Ru, Ag, Au, Rh and Pd) nanoclusters supported on phosphorus-doped carbon. Chem. Eur. J. 2018, 24, 2565-2569. Hot Paper

28. Lei Jin, Ben Liu, Pu Wang, Huiqin Yao, Laura Achola, Peter Kerns, Aaron Lopes, Yue Yang, Josha Ho, Alexander Moewes, Yong Pei, and Jie He*. Ultrasmall Au nanocatalysts supported on nitrided carbon for electrocatalytic CO2 reduction: the role of carbon support in high selectivity. Nanoscale 2018, 10, 14678-14686.

27. Yue Yang, Lei Jin, Ben Liu, Peter Kerns, and Jie He*. Direct growth of ultrasmall bimetallic AuPd nanoparticles supported on nitrided carbon towards ethanol electrooxidation. Electrochim. Acta 2018, 269, 441-451.

Publications in Postdoc and Ph.D
26. Ben Liu, Huiqin Yao, Wenqiao Song, Lei Jin, Islam Mosa, James Rusling*, Steven Suib*, and Jie He*. Ligand-Free Noble Metal Nanocluster Catalysts on Carbon Supports via “Soft” Nitriding. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138,
25. Ben Liu, Chung-Hao Kuo, Jiejie Chen, Zhu Luo, Srinivas Thanneeru, Weikun Li, Wenqiao Song, Sourav Biswas, Steven Suib*, and Jie He*. Ligand-Assisted Co-Assembly Approach toward Mesoporous Hybrid Catalysts of Transition-Metal Oxides and Noble Metals: Photochemical Water Splitting. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 9061-9065. Hot Paper
24. Ben Liu, Yuan Yao, Shunai Che*. Template-assisted self-assembly: alignment, placement and arrangement of two-dimensional mesostructured DNA-silica platelets. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 14436-14440. Hot Paper
23. Ben Liu,+ Lu Han,+ Shunai Che*. Formation of Enantiomeric Impeller-Like Helical Architectures by DNA Self-Assembly and Silica Mineralization. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 923-927. VIP paper
22. Ben Liu,+ Yuanyuan Cao,+ Yingying Duan, Zhehao Huang, Shunai Che*. Silica Biominerilization of Self-Assembly of Helical Biomolecules. Adv. Mater. 2015, 27, 479-497. Invited Review Paper
21. Ben Liu, Pu Wang, Aaron Lopes, Lei Jin, Wei Zhong, Yong Pei*, Steven Suib*, and Jie He*. Metal-carbon electronic interaction mediated selective oxidation of styrene. ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 3483-3488.
20. Ben Liu, Zhu Luo, Anthony Federico, Wenqiao Song, Steven Suib*, Jie He*. Colloidal amphiphile-templated growth of highly crystalline mesoporous nonsiliceous oxides. Chem. Mater., 2015, 27, 6173-6176. Cover Paper
19. Ben Liu, Srinivas Thanneeru, Aaron Lopes, Lei Jin, Meghan McCabe, and Jie He*. Surface engineering of spherical metal nanoparticles with polymers toward asymmetric synthesis of nanobowls and Janus-type dimers. Small, 2017, 13, 1700091. Highlighted by Advanced Science News
18. Ben Liu, Ting Jiang, Wenqiao Song, Haoquan Zheng, Anthony Federico, Steven Suib*, and Jie He*.  Nanoengineering of Aggregation-Free and Thermally-Stable Gold Nanoparticles in Mesoporous Oxide Frameworks. Nanoscale, 2017, 9, 6380-6390.
17. Ben Liu, Huiqin Yao, Haoquan Zheng, Wenqiao Song, Lei Jin, and Jie He*. Ultrafine Co-based nanoparticles@mesoporous carbon nanospheres toward high-performance supercapacitors. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2017, 9, 1746-1758.
16. Ben Liu,+ Huiqin Yao,+ Robert A Daniels, Wenqiao Song, Haoquan Zheng, Lei Jin, Steven Suib*, Jie He*. A facile synthesis of Fe3C@mesoporous carbon nitride nanospheres with superior electrocatalytic activity. Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 5441-5445.
15. Ben Liu, Islam Mosa, Wenqiao Song, Haoquan Zheng, James Rusling, Steven Suib,* and Jie He*. Unconventional structural and morphological transitions of nanosheets, nanoflakes and nanorods of AuNP@MnO2. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 6447-6455.
14. Ben Liu, Lu Han, Yingying Duan, Yuanyuan Cao, Ji Feng, Yuan Yao, Shunai Che*, Growth of Optically Active Chiral Inorganic Films by DNA Self-Assembly and Silica Mineralization. Sci. Rep., 2014, 4, 4866.
13. Ben Liu, Yuanyuan Cao, Yingying Duan, Shunai Che*, Water-dependent optical activity inversion of chiral DNA-silica assemblies. Chem. Eur. J., 2013, 19, 16382-16388.
12. Ben Liu, Lu Han, Shunai Che*. Silica mineralisation of DNA chiral packing: helicity control and formation mechanism of impeller-like DNA-silica helical architectures. J. Mater. Chem. B, 2013, 1, 2843-2850.11. Ben Liu, Lu Han*, Shunai Che*. Formation of impeller-like helical DNA–silica complexes by polyamines induced chiral packing. Interface Focus, 2012, 2, 608-616.
10. Yuanyuan Cao, Junjie Xie, Ben Liu, Lu Han* and Shunai Che*. Synthesis and characterization of mutti-helical DNA-silica fibers. Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 1097-1099.
9. Lei Jin, Ben Liu, Yang Wang, Srinivas Thanneeru, and and Jie He*. Synthesis of Mesoporous CoS2 and NixCo1-xS2 with Superior Supercapacitive Performance Using a Facile Solid-Phase Sulfurization. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2017, 9, 34837-34848.

8. Lei Jin, Ben Liu, Searle Duay, Jie He*. Engineering Surface Ligands of Noble Metal Nanocatalysts in Tuning the Product Selectivity. Catalysts, 2017, 7, 44.

7. Srinivas Thanneeru, John Nganga, Alireza Shirazi Amin, Ben Liu, Lei Jin, Alfredo Angeles-Boza,* Jie He,* “Enzymatic”photoreduction of CO2 using polymeric metallofoldamers containing Ni-thiolate co-factors, ChemCatChem, 2017, 9, 1157-1163.

6. Jianying Wang, Kai Song, Lei Wang, Yijing Liu, Ben Liu, Jintao Zhu*, Xiaolin Xie, Zhihong Nie*. Formation of hybrid core–shell microgels induced by autonomous unidirectional migration of nanoparticles. Mater. Horiz., 2016, 3, 78-82.

5. Yijing Liu, Ben Liu, Zhihong Nie*. Concurrent self-assembly of amphiphiles into nanoarchitectures with increasing complexity. Nano Today, 2015, 10, 278-300.

4. Huiqin Yao, Ben Liu, Islam Mosa, Itti Bist, Jie He* and James Rusling*. Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Alcohols, Tripropylamine, and DNA with Ligand‐Free Gold Nanoclusters on Nitrided Carbon. ChemElectronChem, 2016, 3,

3. Weikun Li, Srinivas Thanneeru, Istvan Kanyo, Ben Liu, Jie He*. Amphiphilic Hybrid Nano Building Blocks with Surfactant-Mimicking Structures. ACS Macro Lett., 2015, 4, 736-740.

2. Lu Han*, Chenyu Jin, Ben Liu, Shunai Che*. DNA–Silica Mineralization: The Formation of Exceptional Two Dimensional-Square p4mm Symmetry by a Structural Transformation. Chem. Mater., 2012, 24, 504-511.

1. Shaohua Liu, Lu Han, Yingying Duan, Shunsuke Asahina, Osamu Terasaki, Yuanyuan Cao, Ben Liu, Liguo Ma, Jialiang Zhang, Shunai Che*. Synthesis of chiral TiO2 nanofibre with electron transition-based optical activity. Nat.
Commun., 2012, 3, 1215.