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13 first-author& corresponding publications, 34 total, and * denote equal contribution and corresponding author, respectively.

34. F. C. Kalutantirige, J. He, L. Yao, S. Cotty, S. Zhou, J. W. Smith, E. Tajkhorshid, C. M. Schroeder, J. S. Moore, H. An, X. Su, Y. Li*, Q. Chen*, “Beyond Nothingness: Formation and Functional Relevance of Voids in Polymer Films” Nat. Commun., (2024). Accepted. (IF = 17.694, JCR = 7.5%)

33. I. Jung, K. Choi, T. Seo*, H. An*, B. Park*, “Quantification of polystyrene microsphere attachment probability at the oil‒water interface using a microfluidic platform” Heliyon, 9, e16588 (2023). (IF = 3.776, JCR = 37.16%)

32. D. Liu, S. Shrivastav, S. Daraydel, N. Levandovsky, H. An, S. Shevade, Q. Chen, J. A. Krogstad, D. V. Krogstad, “Biofeedstock-induced metal corrosion: reactions between carbon steel and triacylglycerol-based solutions at elevated temperature” Corros. Sci., 216, 111088 (2023). (IF = 7.720, JCR = 4.43%)

31. W. Noh, Y. Go, H. An*, “Reduced graphene oxide/polyelectrolyte multilayers for fast resistive humidity sensing” Sensors, 23, 1977 (2023). (IF = 3.847, JCR = 28.0%)

30W. Chen, X. Zhan, R. Yuan, S. Pidaparthy, A. Yong, H. An, Z. Tang, K. Yin, A. Patra, H. Jeong, C. Zhang, K. Ta, Z. Riedel, R. M. Stephens, D. P. Shoemaker, H. Yang, A. A. Gewirth, P. V. Braun, E. Ertekin, J. Zuo, Q. Chen, “Formation and impact of nanoscopic oriented phase domains in electrochemical crystalline electrodes” Nat. Mater., 22, 92 (2023). DOI: 10.1038/s41563-022-01381-4 (IF = 47.656, JCR = 0.3%)

29. L. Yao, H. An, S. Zhou, A. Kim, E. Luijten, Q. Chen, “Seeking regularity from irregularity: Unveiling the synthesis‒nanomorphology relationships of heterogeneous nanomaterials using unsupervised machine learning” Nanoscale, 14, 16479 (2022). DOI: 10.1039/D2NR03712B (IF = 8.307, JCR = 13.1%)

28A. Kim, T. Vo, H. An, P. Banerjee, L. Yao, S. Zhou, C. Kim, D. J. Milliron, S. Glotzer, Q. Chen. “Symmetry-breaking in patch formation on gold nanoparticles via supramolecular “bandwagoning” Nat. Commun.,13, 6774 (2022). DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-34246-0 (IF = 17.694, JCR = 7.5%)

27.  D. Jang, J. Heo, F. Jannah, M. Khazi, Y. Son, J. Noh, H. An, S. Park, D. Yoon, N. Kadamannil, R. Jelinek, J. Kim, “Stimulus-responsive tubular conjugated polymer 2D nanosheets”, Angew. Chem., 61, e202211465 (2022). DOI: 10.1002/ange.202211465 (IF = 16.823, JCR = 8.1%

26K. 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. Commun., 13, 2738 (2022). DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-30420-6 (IF = 17.694, JCR = 7.5%)

25H. 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 = 14.972, JCR = 8.9%)

24I. 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 = 4.331, JCR = 40.9%)

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 = 17.694, JCR = 7.5%)

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 = 4.920, JCR = 34.6%)

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 = 4.920, JCR = 34.6%)

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 = 6.140, JCR = 29.1%)

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). DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b01780 (IF = 12.262, JCR = 7.8%)

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 = 4.855, JCR = 20.6%)

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 = 4.967, JCR = 17.2%)

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 = 10.383, JCR = 14.1%)

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 = 6.140, JCR = 29.1%)

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 = 10.516, JCR = 10.2%)

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 = 6.959, JCR = 24.8%)

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 = 14.972, JCR = 8.9%)

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 = 7.336, JCR = 21.7%)

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 = 23.991, JCR = 3.2%)

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 = 4.331, JCR = 40.9%)

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 = 4.402, JCR = 26.1%)

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 = 10.383, JCR = 14.1%)

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 = 4.996, JCR = 25.3%)

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 = 14.511, JCR = 7.1%)!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 = 10.383, JCR = 14.1%)

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 = 17.694, JCR = 7.5%)

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 = 32.086, JCR = 2.1%)

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 = 1.241, JCR = 81.8%)


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.

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.