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11 first-author publications, 26 total, denotes equal contribution/coauthorship.

26. K. Park, Z. Xue, B. B. Patel, H. An, J. J. Kwok, P. Kafle, Q. Chen, D. Shukla, Y. Diao “Chiral emergence in multistep hierarchical assembly of achiral conjugated polymers” Nat. Comm., (2022). Accepted. (IF = 14.919)

25. H. An, J. W. Smith, B. Ji, S. Cotty, S. Zhou, L. Yao, F. C. Kalutantirige, W. Chen, Z. Ou, X. Su, J. Feng, Q. Chen “Mechanism and performance relevance of nanomorphogenesis in polyamide films revealed by quantitative 3D imaging and machine learning” Sci. Adv., 8, eabk1888 (2022). DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abk1888 (IF = 14.143)

24. I. Echols, H. An, J. Yun, K. Sarang, J. Oh, T. Habib, X. Zhao, H. Cao, D. E. Holta, M. Radovic, M. J. Green, J. L. Lutkenhaus “Electronic and optical property control of polycation/MXene layer-by-layer assemblies with chemically diverse MXenes” Langmuir, 37 (38), 11338–11350 (2021). DOI:10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c01904 (IF = 3.882)

23. Z. Ou, L. Yao, H. An, B. Shen, Q. Chen, “Imaging how thermal capillary waves and anisotropic interfacial stiffness shape nanoparticle supracrystals” Nat. Commun., 11 (1), 1–9 (2020). DOI:10.1038/s41467-020-18363-2 (IF = 14.919)

22. I. Echols, H. An, X. Zhao, E. Prehn, Z. Tan, M. Radovic, M. J. Green, J. L. Lutkenhaus, “pH-response of polycation/Ti3C2Tx MXene layer-by-layer assemblies for use as resistive sensors” Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 5 (1), 366–375 (2020). DOI:10.1039/c9me00142e (IF = 4.935)

  • Invited paper for the special issue of “MSDE Emerging Investigators 2020” .

21. H. An, J. W. Smith, W. Chen, Z. Ou, Q. Chen, “Charting the quantitative relationship between two-dimensional morphology parameters of polyamide membranes and synthesis conditions” Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 5 (1), 102–109 (2020). DOI: 10.1039/c9me00132h (IF = 4.935)

  • Invited paper for the special issue of “MSDE Emerging Investigators 2020” .

  • Featured as Front Cover. [link]

  • Selected by the Editors of Molecular Systems Design & Engineering (MSDE) as a HOT Recent MSDE article.

20. J. W. Smith, X. Jiang, H. An, A. M. Barclay, G. Licari, E. Tajkhorshid, E. G. Moore, C. M. Rienstra, J. S. Moore, Q. Chen, “Polymer–peptide conjugates convert amyloid into protein nanobundles through fragmentation and lateral association” ACS Appl. Nano Mater., 3 (2), 937–945 (2019). DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.9b01331 (IF = 5.097)

  • Featured as Front Cover. [link]

19. W. Chen, X. Zhan, B. Luo, Z. Ou, P. Shih, L. Yao, S. Pidaparthy, A. Patra, H. An, P. Braun, R. Stephens, H. Yang, J. Zuo, Q. Chen, “Effects of Particle size on Mg2+ ion intercalation into λ-MnO2 cathode materials” Nano Lett., 19 (7), 4712–4720 (2019). Accepted. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b01780 (IF = 11.189)

18. K. Sarang, A. Miranda, H. An, E. Oh, R. Verduzco, J. L. Lutkenhaus, “Poly(fluorene-alt-naphthalene diimide) as n-type polymer electrodes for energy storage” ACS Appl. Polym. Mater., 1 (5), 1155 (2019). DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.9b00164 (IF = 4.089)

17. X. Li, H. An, J. Strzalka, J. L. Lutkenhaus, R. Verduzco, “Self-doped conjugated polymeric binders improve the capacity and mechanical properties of V2O5 cathodes” Polymers, 11 (4), 589 (2019). DOI: 10.3390/polym11040589 (IF = 4.329)

16. X. Song, J. W. Smith, J. Kim, N. J. Zaluzec, W. Chen, H. An, J. M. Dennison, D. G. Cahill, M. A. Kulzick, Q. Chen, “Unraveling the morphology–function relationships of polyamide membranes using quantitative electron tomography”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 11 (8), 8517–8526 (2019). DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b20826 (IF = 9.229)

15. H. An, T. Habib, S. Sha, H. Gao, A. Patel, M. Radovic, M. J. Green, J. L. Lutkenhaus, “Water sorption in MXene-polyelectrolyte multilayers for ultrafast humidity sensing”, ACS Appl. Nano Mater., 2 (2), 948-955 (2019). DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.8b02265 (IF = 5.097)

  • Featured as Front Cover. [link]

  • Listed on the Top 20 Most Read Articles in February 2019.

14. T. Habib, X. Zhao, S. A. Shah, Y. Chen, W. Sun, H. An, J. L. Lutkenhaus, M. Radovic, M. J. Green, “Oxidation stability of Ti3C2Tx (MXene) nanosheets in solvents, films, and composites”, Nature Partner Journals 2D Mater. Appl., 3 (1), 8 (2019). DOI: 10.1038/s41699-019-0089-3 (IF = 11.106)

  • Highlighted in MRS Bulletin, EurekAlert!, The American Ceramic Society, Science News, ScienceDaily,, Printed Electronics World, Ceramic Tech Today, USweekly, etc.

13. H. An, X. Li, K. A. Smith, Y. Zhang, R. Verduzco, J. L. Lutkenhaus, “Regioregularity and molecular weight effects in redox active poly(3-hexylthiophene)-block-poly(ethylene oxide) electrode binders” ACS Appl. Energy Mater., 1(11), 5919 (2018). DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.8b00886 (IF = 6.024)

12. H. An, T. Habib, S. Sha, H. Gao, M. Radovic, M. J. Green, J. L. Lutkenhaus, “Surface-agnostic highly stretchable and bendable conductive MXene multilayers”, Sci. Adv., 4(3), eaaq0118 (2018). DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaq0118 (IF = 14.143)

  • Highlighted in EurekAlert!, Science News, ScienceDaily, MRS Bulletin, The American Ceramic Society,, Printed Electronics World, Ceramic Tech Today, USweekly, SciTechDaily, TechBee Press, Nanowerk, Electronic Component News, ProViralMedia, Brinkwire, Market Global News, etc.

11. P. C. Suarez-Martinez, J. Robinson, H. An, R. C. Nahas, D. Cinoman, J. L. Lutkenhaus, “Polymer-clay nanocomposite coatings as efficient, environment-friendly surface pretreatments for aluminum alloy 2024-T3” ‎Electrochim. Acta, 260, 73-81 (2018). DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2017.11.046 (IF = 6.901)

10. M. Morris, H. An, J. L. Lutkenhaus, T. H. Epps III, “Harnessing the power of plastics: nanostructured polymer systems in lithium-ion batteries”, ACS Energy Lett., 2(8), 1919-1936 (2017). DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.7b00368 (IF = 23.101)

  • Invited Perspective.

  • Listed on the Top 20 Most Read Articles in August 2017.

9. C. Chalker, H. An, J. Zavala, A. Parija, S. Banerjee, J. L. Lutkenhaus, J. Batteas, “Fabrication and electrochemical performance of structured mesoscale open shell V2O5 networks” Langmuir, 33 (24), 5975-5981 (2017). DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b04163 (IF = 3.789)

8. P. C. Suarez-Martinez, J. Robinson, H. An, R. C. Nahas, D. Cinoman, J. L. Lutkenhaus, “Spray-on polymer–clay multilayers as a superior anticorrosion metal pretreatment” Macromol. Mater. Eng., 302, 1600552 (2017). DOI: 10.1002/mame.201600552 (IF = 4.367)

7. H. An, X. Li, C. Chalker, M. Stracke, R. Verduzco, J. Lutkenhaus, “Conducting block copolymer binders for carbon-free hybrid vanadium pentoxide cathodes with enhanced performance” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8 (42), 28585 (2016). DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b08028 (IF = 9.229)

6. H. An, J. Mike, K. Smith, L. Swank, Y. Lin, S. Pesek, R. Verduzco, J. Lutkenhaus, “Highly flexible self-assembled V2O5 cathodes enabled by conducting diblock copolymers” Sci. Rep., 5, 14166 (2015). DOI: 10.1038/srep14166 (IF = 4.380)

5. H. An, D. Song, J. Lee, E. Kang, J. Jaworski, J. Kim, Y. Kang, “Promotion of strongly anchored dyes on the surface of titania by tetraethyl orthosilicate treatment for enhanced solar cell performance” J. Mater. Chem. A, 2, 2250 (2014). DOI: 10.1039/c3ta13152a (IF = 12.732)!divAbstract

4. D. Song, H. An, J. Lee, J. Lee, H. Choi, I. Park, J. Kim, Y. Kang, “Densely packed siloxane barrier for blocking electron recombination in dye-sensitized solar cells” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 6 (15), 12422 (2014). DOI: 10.1021/am502327w (IF = 9.229)

3. J. Lee, H. Chang, H. An, S. Ahn, J. Shim, J. Kim, “A protective layer approach to solvatochromic sensors” Nat. Commun., 4, 2461 (2013). DOI: 10.1038/ncomms3461 (IF = 14.919)

2. B. Yoon, D. Ham, O. Yarimaga, H. An, C. Lee, J. Kim, “Inkjet printing of conjugated polymer precursors on paper substrates for colorimetric sensing and flexible electrothermochromic display” Adv. Mater., 23, 5492 (2011). DOI: 10.1002/adma.201103471 (IF = 30.849)

1. H. An, H. Park, E. Kang, D. Cho, C. Lee, J. Kim, “Quasi-solid state electrolytes based on nonionic surfactant-PEGDME composites for dye-sensitized solar cells” Bull. Korean Chem. Soc., 32 (10) 3555 (2011). DOI: 10.5012/bkcs.2011.32.10.3555 (IF = 0.950)


2. J. Kim, H. An, H. Park, E. Kang, “Electrolyte for dye-sensitized solar cell comprising polydiacetylene, preparation method thereof and dye-sensitized solar cell comprising the same”, Korea Patent #KR101288896B1.

1. J. Kim, H. An, H. Park, E. Kang, “The dye-sensitized solar cell electrolyte, the dye-sensitized solar cell including the same and methods for their preparation”, Korea Patent #KR101267906B1.