Publications

Journal Articles

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  1. R. Ma, Y. Colon*, T. Luo*, A Transfer Learning Study of Gas Adsorption in Metal-Organic Frameworks, ACS App. Mat. Int., in press (2020)
  2. M. Nazari, A. Davoodabadi, D. Huang, T. Luo* and H. Ghasemi*, On Interfacial Viscosity in Nanochannels, Nanoscale, in press (2020)
  3. Y. Koh, Z. Cheng, M. Abdullah, M S. B. Hoque, Z. Liu, M. Liao, J. L. Braun, M. Gaevski, L. Yates, J. T. Gaskins, J. Tomko, M. S. Goorsky, T. Luo, A. Khan, S. Graham, and P. E. Hopkins*, Bulklike intrinsic phonon thermal conductivity of micrometer-thick AlN films, ACS App. Mat. Int., https://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.0c03978 (2020)
  4. Z. Cheng, Y. R. Koh, H. Ahmad, R. Hu, J. Shi, M. Liao, Y. Wang, T. Bai, R. Li, E. Lee, E. Clinton, C. Matthews, Z. Engel, L. Yates, T. Luo, M. Goorsky, A. Doolittle, Z. Tian, P. Hopkins, and S. Graham*, Thermal Conductance across Harmonic-Matched Epitaxial Al-Sapphire Heterointerfaces, Nature Communications Physics, in press (2020)
  5. J. Guo, S. Luo, Z. Liu and T. Luo*, Arsenic Removal from Water Using Directional Solvent Extraction Driven by Low Temperature Heat Sources, Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, 65, 2938 (2020) (IF: 2.19)
  6. Q. Zhang, R. D. Neal, D. Huang, N. Svetlana, E. Lee*, T. Luo*, Surface Bubble Growth in Plasmonic Nanoparticle Suspension, ACS App. Mat. Int., 12, 26680 (2020) (IF: 8.46)
  7. S. Moon, Q. Zhang, D. Huang, S. Senapati, C. Chang, E. Lee*, T. Luo*, Biocompatible Direct Deposition of Functionalized Nanoparticles using Shrinking Surface Plasmonic Bubble, Advanced Materials Interfaces, https://doi.org/10.1002/admi.202000597 (2020) (IF: 4.71)
  8. E. Lee, D. Huang, T. Luo*, Ballistic Supercavitating Nanoparticle Driven by Optical Pushing and Pulling Forces, Nature Communications, 11, 2404 (2020) (IF: 11.89)
  9. E. Lee*, T. Luo*, Optical Pulling of Nanoparticles in a Low Index Cavity from a Single Plane Wave, Science Advances, 6, eaaz3646 (2020) (IF: 12.80)
  10. L. Xu, Y. Pang, D. Huang, H. Zhuang, W. Liu, P. Lee, T. Luo, S. Zhang, L. Feng, Increasing ammonia recovery from high-level ammonium wastewater via adding sodium sulfate to prevent nitrogen generation in the cathode, Environmental Research, 186, 109521 (2020) (IF: 5.03)
  11. Z. Cheng, Y. Koh, A. Mamun, J. Shi, T. Bai, K. Huynh, L. Yates, Z. Liu, R. Li, E. Lee, M. Liao, Y. Wang, H. Yu, M. Kushimoto, T. Luo, M.S Goorsky, P. E. Hopkins, H. Amano, A. Khan, S. Graham, Experimental Observation of High Intrinsic Thermal Conductivity of AlN, Phys. Rev. Mat., 4, 044602 (2020) (IF: 2.96)
  12. Y. Wang, S. Luo, J. Guo, M. Liu, J. Wang, J. Yan, T. Luo*, LIS-PRO: A New Concept of Power Generation from Low Temperature Heat using Liquid-phase Ion-Stripping-Induced Salinity Gradient, Energy, 200, 117593 (2020) (IF: 5.54)
  13. X. Wei*, R. Ma and T. Luo*, Thermal Conductivity of Polyelectrolytes with Different Counterions, J. Phys. Chem. C, 124, 4483-4488 (2020) (IF: 4.31)
  14. R. Li, E. Lee and T. Luo*, A Unified Deep Neural Network Potential Capable of Predicting Thermal Conductivity of Silicon in Different Phases, Materials Today Physics, 12, 100181 (2020) (IF: NA)
  15. Y. Pang, J. Zhang, R. Ma, Z. Qu*, E. Lee* and T. Luo*, Solar-Thermal Water Evaporation: A Review, ACS Energy Letters,5, 437−456 (2020) (IF: 16.33)
  16. Q. Zhang, Y. Pang, J. Schiffbauer, A. Jemcov, H. Chang, E. Lee, and T. Luo*, Light-guided surface plasmonic bubble movement via contact line de-pinning by in-situ deposited plasmonic nanoparticle heating, ACS App. Mat. Int. 11, 48525 (2019) (IF: 8.46)
  17. S. Wu, H. Yang, G. Xiong, Y. Tian, B. Gong, T. Luo, T. Fisher, J. Yan, K. Cen, Z. Bo*, K. Ostrikov, Spill-SOS: self-pumping siphon-capillary oil recovery, ACS Nano 13, 13027 (2019) (IF: 13.90)
  18. Y. Tian, H. Yang, S. Wu, J. Yan, K. Cen, T. Luo, G. Xiong, Z. Bo* and K. Ostrikov, Beyond Lotus: Plasma Nanostructuring Enables Better-than-Nature Energy and Water Conversion and Use, Nano Energy 66, 104125 (2019) (IF: 15.55)
  19. R. Shrestha, Y. Luan, S. Shin, T. Zhang, W. Gong, M. Bockstaller, T. Luo, R. Chen, K. Hippalgaonkar, S. Shen*, Solid-State Polymer Nanofiber Thermal Switches and Diodes by Structural Phase Transition, Science Advances 5, eaax3777 (2019)
  20. D. Huang, T. Zhang, G. Xiong, L. Xu, Z. Qu*, E. Lee* and T. Luo*, Tuning Water Slip Behavior in Nanochannels using Self-Assembled Monolayers, ACS App. Mat. Int. 11, 32481 (2019) (IF: 8.10)
  21. R. Li, K. Gordiz, A. Henry, P. Hopkins, E. Lee*, and T. Luo*, Effect of light atoms on thermal transport across solid-solid interfaces, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 21, 17029 (2019) (IF: 3.91)
  22. R. Ma, Z. Liu, T. Luo*, Evaluating Polymer Representations via Quantifying Structure-Property Relationships, J. of Chem. Info. Model., 59, 3110 (2019) (IF: 3.76)
  23. X. Wei*, T. Luo*, The Chain Length Effect on Thermal Transport in Amorphous Polymers and A Structure-Thermal Conductivity Relation, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 21, 15523 (2019) (IF: 3.91)
  24. X. Wei, T. Luo*, A phonon wave packet study of thermal energy transport across functionalized hard-soft interfaces, J. App. Phys., 126, 015301 (2019) (IF: 2.33)
  25. S. Wu, G. Xiong, H. Yang, B. Gong, Y. Tian, C. Xu, Y. Wang, T. Fisher, J. Yan, K. Cen, T. Luo, Z. Bo* and K.Ostrikov, Multifunctional solar waterways: plasma-enabled self-cleaning nano-architectures for energy-efficient desalination, Advanced Energy Materials, 9, 1901286 (2019) (IF: 21.88)
  26. X. Wei, T. Luo*, Role of Ionization in Thermal Transport of Solid Polyelectrolytes, J. Phys. Chem. C, 123, 12659 (2019) (IF: 4.484)
  27. S. Alotaibi*, O. M. Ibrahim, Y. Wang and T. Luo, Exergy analysis of a continuous water desalination process using directional solvent extraction, Entropy 21, 321 (2019) (IF: 2.305)
  28. E. Lee, T. Luo*, Black Body-like Radiative Cooling for Flexible Thin-Film Solar Cells, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 194, 222 (2019) (IF: 4.8)
  29. Y. Pang,# J. Yang,# T. E. Curits, S. Luo, Z. Feng, D. Huang, J. O. Morales-Ferreiro, Q. Zhang, E. Lee, Y. Huang, R. Guo, R. K. Roeder, and T. Luo*, Exfoliated Graphene Leads to Exceptional Mechanical Properties of Composite Polymer Films, ACS Nano 13, 1097–1106 (2019) (IF: 13.7)
  30. J. Gaskins, G. Kotsonis, A. Giri, S. Ju, A. Rohskopf, Y. Wang, T. Bai, E. Sachet, C. Shelton, Z. Liu, Z. Cheng, B. Foley, S. Graham, T. Luo, A. Henry, M. Goorsky, J. Shiomi, J. Maria, P. Hopkins*, Thermal boundary conductance across heteroepitaxial ZnO/GaN interfaces: Failures of the phonon gas model, Nano Letters 18, 7469 (2018) (IF: 12.1)
  31. R. Ma, X. Wan; T. Zhang, N. Yang*, T. Luo*, Role of Molecular Polarity in Thermal Transport of Boron Nitride–Organic Molecule Composites, ACS Omega 3, 12530 (2018) (IF: 2.58)
  32. S. Luo, Y. Pang, T. Luo*, A Continuous Directional Solvent Extraction Desalination Process Realized with the Aid of Electrocoalescence, Journal of Chemical Engineering & Process Technology 9, 392 (2018) (IF: 2.4)
  33. E. Lee, E. Menumerov, R. A. Hughes, S. Neretina, T. Luo*, Large-Scale and Low-Cost Nanostructures from Nanoparticle-Assisted Lithography Significantly Enhance Thermal Energy Transport across Solid Interfaces, ACS Appl. Mat. Int. 10, 34690 (2018) (IF: 8.097)
  34. D. Huang, R. Ma, T. Zhang, T. Luo*, The Origin of Hydrophilic Surface Functionalization-Induced Thermal Conductance Enhancement across Solid-Water Interfaces, ACS Appl. Mat. Int. 10, 28159 (2018) (IF: 8.097)
  35. J. Kim, J. Lee, C. Moon, J. Park, S. Choi, S. Lee, W. Kim, T. Luo, H. Lee, D. Kim*, Paved phonon transport route in graphene by vapor phase process, International Journal of Thermal Sciences 133, 266-272 (2018) (IF: 3.45)
  36. Z. Liu, J. Morales-Ferreiro, T. Luo*, First-principles Study of Thermoelectric Properties of Blue Phosphorene, App. Phys. Lett., 113, 063903 (2018) (IF: 3.495)
  37. X. Wei, T. Luo*, The Effect of Block Ratio on the Thermal Conductivity of Amorphous Polyethylene-Polypropylene (PE-PP) Diblock Copolymers, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 20, 20534 (2018) (IF: 3.906)
  38. J. Garg*, T. Luo, G. Chen, Spectral concentration of thermal conductivity in GaN - A first-principles study, App. Phys. Lett., 112, 252101 (2018) (IF: 3.411)
  39. R. Ma, D. Huang, T. Zhang, T. Luo*, Determining Influential Descriptors for Polymer Chain Conformation Based on Empirical Force-fields and Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Chem. Phys. Let., 704, 49 (2018) (IF: 1.86)
  40. R. Shrestha, P. Li, T. Zhang, X. Wu, Z. Liu, T. Luo, K. Hippalgaonkar, M. de Boer, S. Shen, Crystalline Polymer Nanofibers with Ultra-high Strength and Thermal Conductivity, Nature Communications, 9, 1664 (2018) (IF: 12.124)
  41. J. Schiffbauer, T. Luo*, Liquid phase stabilization versus bubble formation at a nanoscale curved interface, Phys. Rev. E., 97, 033106 (2018) (IF: 2.366)
  42. X. Wei, T. Luo*, The Effects of Electrostatic Interaction and Chirality on the Friction Coefficient of Water Flow Inside Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes and Boron Nitride Nanotubes, J. Phys. Chem. C, 122, 5131 (2018) (IF: 4.54)
  43. X. Wu, Z. Liu, T. Luo*, Magnon and Phonon Dispersion, Lifetime and Thermal Conductivity of Iron from Spin-Lattice Dynamics Simulations, J. App. Phys., 123, 085109 (2018) (IF: 2.068)
  44. E. Lee, T. Luo*, Thermal Transport across Solid-Solid Interfaces Enhanced by Pre-Interface Isotope-Phonon Scattering, App. Phys. Lett. 112, 011603 (2018) (IF: 3.411)
  45. Z. Liu, X. Wu, V. Varshney, J. Lee, G. Qin, A. K. Roy, M. Hu and T. Luo*, Bond Saturation Significantly Enhances Thermal Transport Capability of Two-Dimensional Pentagonal Materials, Nano Energy, 45, 1–9 (2018) (IF: 12.434)
  46. J. Morales-Ferreiro*, D. E. Diaz-Droguet, D. Celentano, T. Luo, First-Principles Calculations of Thermoelectric Properties of IV-VI Chalcogenides 2D Materials, Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering, doi: 10.3389/fmech.2017.00015 (2017) (IF: NA)
  47. X. Wei, T. Zhang, and T. Luo*, Molecular Fin Effect from Heterogeneous Self-Assembled Monolayer Enhances Thermal Conductance across Hard-Soft Interfaces, ACS Appl. Mat. & Int., 9, 33740–33748 (2017) (IF: 7.504)
  48. S. Luo, J. Schiffbauer, T. Luo*, Effect of Cooling on Droplet Size in Supersaturation-Induced Emulsion, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys, 19, 29855 – 29861 (2017)
  49. X. Wei, T. Zhang, and T. Luo*, Thermal Energy Transport across Hard-Soft Interfaces, ACS Energy Letters, invited perspective, 2, 2283–2292 (2017) (IF: 12.28)
  50. M. Yarali, X. Wu, T. Gupta, L. Xie, Z. Zhu, J. Bao, S. Chen, T. Luo, N. Koratkar, A. Mavrokefalos, Effects of defects on the temperature dependent thermal conductivity of suspended monolayer MoS2 grown by chemical vapor deposition, Advanced Functional Materials, 27, 1704357 (2017) (IF: 12.12)
  51. S. Alotaibi*, O. M. Ibrahim, S. Luo and T. Luo, Modeling of a continuous water desalination process using directional solvent extraction, Desalination, 420 114–124 (2017) (IF: 5.527)
  52. E. Lee, T. Luo*, The Role of Optical Phonons in Intermediate Layer-Mediated Thermal Transport Across Solid Interfaces, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys, 19, 18407 (2017) (IF: 4.123)
  53. Y. Chang, C. Liu, S. Rouvimov, T. Luo, S. Feng, Electrochemical Synthesis to Convert Ag Film into Ag Nanoflowers with High Electrocatalytic Activity, Chem. Commun., 2017,53, 6752-6755 (2017) (IF: 6.319)
  54. T. Yoo, E. Lee, S. Dong, X. Li, X. Liu, J. Furdyna, M. Dobrowolska, T. Luo*, Thermal Conductivity of Bi2(SexTe1-x)3 Alloy Films Grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy, APL Materials, 5, 066101 (2017) (IF: 4.323)
  55. J. Yang, Y. Pang, W. Huang, S. K. Shaw, J. Schiffbauer, M. A. Pillers, X. Mu, S. Luo, T. Zhang, Y. Huang, G. Li, S. Ptasinska, M. Lieberman, T. Luo*, Functionalized Graphene Enables Highly Efficient Solar Thermal Steam Generation, ACS Nano, 11, 5510–5518 (2017) (IF: 13.33)
  56. M. Zhukovskyi, V. V. Plashnitsa, N. Petchsang, A. Ruth, A. Bajpai, F. Vietmeyer, Y. Wang, M. Brennan, Y. Pang, K. Werellapatha, B. Bunker, S. Chattopadhyay, T. Luo, B. Janko, P. Fay, M. Kuno*, Molybdenum carbamate nanosheets as a new class of potential phase change materials, Nano Letters, 17, 3902 (2017) (IF: 13.78)
  57. F. Herrera, T. Luo, D. B. Go*, Thermal rectification under transient conditions: The role of thermal capacitance and thermal conductivity, J. Heat Trans., 139, 091301 (2017) (IF: 1.72)
  58. X. Wu, V. Varshney, J. Lee, Y. Pang, A. K. Roy, T. Luo*, How to Characterize Thermal Transport Ability of 2D materials Fairly? – Sheet Thermal Conductance and the Choice of Thickness, Chem. Phys. Let., 669, 233-237 (2017) (IF: 1.86)
  59. Z. Liu, X. Wu, T. Luo*, The Impact of Hydrogenation on the Thermal Transport of Silicene, 2D Materials, 4, 025002 (2017) (IF: 9.611)
  60. E. Lee, T. Zhang, T. Yoo, T. Luo*, Nanostructures Significantly Enhance Thermal Transport across Solid Interfaces, ACS Appl. Mat. & Int., 8, 35505, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b12947 (2016) (IF: 7.145)
  61. N. Ma, N. Tanen, A. Verma, Z. Guo, T. Luo, D. Jena*, Intrinsic Electron Mobility Limits in beta-Ga2O3, App. Phys. Lett., 109, 212101 (2016) (IF: 3.142) 
  62. T. Zhang, A. Gans, X. Zhang, C. Qu, F. Sun, S. Ptasinska, and T. Luo*, The Role of Hydrogen Bonds in Thermal Transport across Hard-Soft Material Interfaces, ACS Appl. Mat. & Int., 8, 33326-33334 (2016) (IF: 7.145)
  63. X. Wei, T. Zhang, T. Luo*, Chain Conformation-Dependent Thermal Conductivity of Amorphous Polymer Blends: The Impact of Inter- and Intra-chain Interactions, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 18, 32146 – 32154, DOI: 10.1039/C6CP06643G (2016) (IF: 4.449)
  64. S. Luo, J. Schiffbauer, T. Luo*, Effect of Electric Field Non-Uniformity on Droplets Coalescence, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 18, 29786-29796 (2016) (IF: 4.449)
  65. J. Morales-Ferreiro, D. E. Diaz-Droguet,* D. Celentano, J.S. Reparaz, C.M. Sotomayor Torres, S. Ganguli, and T. Luo, Effect of the Annealing on the Power Factor of Un-doped Cold-Pressed SnSe, Applied Thermal Engineering, 111, 1426 (2016) (IF: 2.739)
  66. X. Mu, Z. Song, Y. Wang, Z. Xu, D. B. Go and T. Luo*, Thermal Transport in Oxidized Polycrystalline Graphene, Carbon108, 318 (2016) (IF: 6.196)
  67. E. Lee, T. Zhang, M. Hu, T. Luo*, Thermal Boundary Conductance Enhancement using Experimentally Achievable Nanostructured Interfaces – Analytical Study Combined with Molecular Dynamics Simulation, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 18, 16794 (2016) (IF: 4.449)
  68. X. Wu, J. Lee, V. Varshney, J. L. Wohlwend, A. K. Roy, T. Luo*, Hydrogenation of Penta-Graphene Leads to Unexpected Large Improvement in Thermal Conductivity, Nano Letters, 16, 3925–3935, DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b01536 (2016) (IF: 13.592)
  69. T. Jiang#, X. Zhang#, S. Vishwanath#, X. Mu#, V. Kanzyuba, D. Sokolov, S. Ptasinska, D. B. Go, H. G. Xing, T. Luo*, Covalent bonding modulated graphene–metal interfacial thermal transport, Nanoscale, 8, 10993-11001, DOI: 10.1039/c6nr00979d (2016) (IF: 7.394)
  70. Z. Guo, S. Yoon, J. Manser, P. V. Kamat, and T. Luo*, Structural Phase- and Degradation-Dependent Thermal Conductivity of CH3NH3PbI3 Perovskite Thin Films, J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 6394 (2016) (IF: 4.772)
  71. P. Li#, S. Yang#, T. Zhang#, K. Hippalgaonkar, T. Luo, X. Zhang, S. Shen*, Tunable thermal transport in Polysilsesquioxane (PSQ) hybrid crystals, Scientific Reports, 6, 21452 (2016) (IF: 5.578)
  72. X. Wu, J. Lee, V. Varshney, J. L. Wohlwend, A. K. Roy, T. Luo*, Thermal Conductivity of Wurtzite Zinc-Oxide from First-Principles Lattice Dynamics – a Comparative Study with Gallium Nitride, Scientific Reports 6, 22504 (2016) (IF: 5.578)
  73. T. Zhang, T. Luo*, The Role of Chain Morphology and Stiffness in Thermal Conductivity of Amorphous Polymers, J. Phys. Chem. B 120, 803-812 (2016) (IF: 3.302)
  74. Z. Song, X. Mu, T. Luo,* and Z. Xu,* Unzipping of Carbon Nanotubes is Geometry-Dependent, Nanotechnology, 27, 1 (2015) (IF: 3.821)
  75. Z. Jin, Q. Liao, H. Fang, Z. Liu, W. Liu, Z. Ding, T. Luo, N. Yang*, A Revisit to High Thermoelectric Performance of Single-layer MoS2, Scientific Reports, 5, 18342 (2015) (IF: 5.578)
  76. X. Wu, N. Yang, T. Luo*, Unusual Isotope Effect on Thermal Transport of Single Layer Molybdenum Disulphide (MoS2),Appl. Phys. Lett., 107, 191907 (2015) (IF: 3.302)
  77. J. A. Johnson*, J. K. Eliason, A. A. Maznev, T. Luo, K. A. Nelson, Non-diffusive thermal transport in GaAs at micron length scales, J. App. Phys., 118, 155104 (2015) (IF: 2.183)
  78. X. Mu, L. Wang, X. Yang, P. Zhang, A. C. To*, T. Luo*, Ultra-low Thermal Conductivity in Si/Ge Hierarchical Superlattice Nanowire, Scientific Reports, 5, 16697 (2015) (IF: 5.578)
  79. N. Yang, T. Luo, K. Esfarjani, A. Henry, Z. Tian, J. Shiomi, Y. Chalopin, B. Li, G. Chen*, Thermal Interface Conductance between Aluminum and Silicon by Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience 12, 168-174 (2015) (IF: 1.03)
  80. T. Zhang, T. Luo*, Giant Thermal Rectification from Polyethylene Nanofiber Thermal Diodes, Small, 11, 4657 (2015) (IF: 10.856) (highlighted as frontispiece)
  81. Z. Guo, A. Verma, X. Wu, F. Sun, A. Hickman, T. Masui, A. Kuramata, M. Higashiwaki, D. Jena, T. Luo*, Anisotropic Thermal Conductivity in Single Crystal β-Gallium Oxide, Applied Physics Letters 106, 111909 (2015) (IF: 3.515)
  82. X. Mu, T. Zhang, D. B. Go, T. Luo*, Coherent and Incoherent Phonon Thermal Transport in Isotopically Modified Graphene Superlattices, Carbon 83, 208 (2015) (IF: 7.47)
  83. X. Wu and T. Luo*, Effect of Electron-Phonon Coupling on Thermal Transport across Metal-Nonmetal Interface – A Second Look, Europhys. Let. 110, 67004 (2015) (IF: 2.269)
  84. Z. Guo, D. Lee, J. Strzalka, H. Gao, L. Huang, Ali M. Khounsary, T. Luo*, Thermal Conductivity of Organic Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cell: Unusual Binary Mixing Effect, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16, 26359 – 26364 (2014). DOI:10.1039/C4CP04099F (IF: 4.198)
  85. T. Zhang, X. Wu and T. Luo*, Polymer Fibers with Outstanding Thermal Conductivity and Thermal Stability: Fundamental Linkage between Molecular Characteristics and Macroscopic Thermal Properties, J. Phys. Chem. C, 118, 21148–21159 (2014). DOI: 10.1021/jp5051639 (2014) (IF: 4.835)
  86. Z. Guo, D. Lee; R. Schaller, X. Zuo; B. Lee, T. Luo, H. Gao and L. Huang*, Relationship between Interchain Interaction, Exciton Delocalization, and Charge Separation in Low-bandgap Copolymer Blends, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136, 10024 (2014) (IF: 13.86)
  87. F. Sun#, T. Zhang#, M. M. Jobbins, Z. Guo, X. Zhang, Z. Zheng, D. Tang, S. Ptasinska, T. Luo*, Molecular Bridge for Significantly Enhanced Thermal Transport across Hard-Soft Material Interfaces, Advanced Materials, 26, 6093-6099 (2014) (IF: 19.79) (highlighted as frontispiece)
  88. Z. Guo#, D. Lee#, Y. Liu, F. Sun, A. Sliwinski, H. Gao, B. Peter, T. Luo*, Tuning the Thermal Conductivity of Solar Cell Polymers through Side Chain Engineering, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16, 7764 - 7771 (2014) (IF: 4.198)
  89. S. Lee, K. Esfarjani, T. Luo, J. Zhou, Z. Tian and G. Chen*, Resonant bonding leads to low lattice thermal conductivity, Nature Communications, 5, 3525 (2014) (IF: 10.742)
  90. X. Mu, X. Wu, T. Zhang, D. Go, T. Luo*, Thermal Transport in Graphene Oxide – From Ballistic Extreme to Amorphous Limit, Scientific Reports, 4, 3909 (2014) (IF: 5.078)
  91. D. Rish, S. Luo, B. Kurtz, and T. Luo*, Exceptional Ion Rejection Ability of Directional Solvent for Non-Membrane Desalination, Applied Physics Letters, 104, 024102 (2014) (IF: 3.515)
  92. R. Yan, J. Simpson, S. Bertolazzi, J. Brivio, M. Watson, X. Wu, A. Kis, T. Luo, A. H. Walker, and H. G. Xing*, Thermal Conductivity of Monolayer Molybdenum Disulfide Obtained from Temperature-Dependent Raman Spectroscopy, ACS Nano, 8, 986 (2014) (IF: 12.033)
  93. X. Wu, T. Luo*, The Importance of Anharmonicity in Thermal Transport across Solid-Solid Interfaces, J. Appl. Phys., 115, 014901 (2013) (IF: 2.185)
  94. T. Zhang and T. Luo*, High-Contrast, Reversible Thermal Conductivity Regulation Utilizing the Phase Transition of Polyethylene Nanofibers, ACS Nano, 7, 7592 (2013) (IF: 12.033)
  95. T. Luo and G. Chen*, Nanoscale Heat Transfer – from Computation to Experiment, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 15, 3389 (2013) (IF: 4.198)
  96. T. Luo*, J. Garg, K. Esfarjani, J. Shiomi, G. Chen*, Gallium Arsenide Thermal Conductivity and Optical Phonon Relaxation Times from First-Principles Calculations, Europhys. Let., 101, 16001 (2013) (IF: 2.269)
  97. T. Zhang and T. Luo*, Morphology-Influenced Thermal Conductivity of Polyethylene Single Chains and Crystalline Fibers, J. App. Phys., 112, 094304 (2012) (IF: 2.185)
  98. T. Luo* and J. R. Lloyd*, Enhancement of Thermal Energy Transport across Graphene/Graphite and Polymer Interfaces – A Molecular Dynamics Study, Adv. Funct. Mater., 22, 2495 (2012) (IF: 10.4)

Before Joining Notre Dame:

  1. T. Luo, A. Bajpayee, A. Muto and G. Chen*, Directional Solvent for Membrane-Free Water Desalination – A Molecular Level Study, J. Appl. Phys., 110, 054905 (2011) (selected for the Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research) (IF: 2.185)
  2. T. Luo, K. Esfarjani, J. Shiomi, A. Henry and G. Chen*, Molecular Dynamics Study of Thermal Transport in Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS), J. of App. Phys., 109, 074321 (2011) (IF: 2.185)
  3. A. Bajpayee, T. Luo, A. Muto and G. Chen*, Very Low Temperature Membrane Free Desalination by Directional Solvent Extraction, Energy Environ. Sci., 4, 1672 (2011) (IF: 15.49)
  4. T. Luo and J. R. Lloyd*, Molecular Dynamics Study of Thermal Transport in GaAs-SAM-GaAs Junctions with Ab-initio Characterization of Thiol-GaAs Bonds, J. of App. Phys., 109, 034301 (2011) (selected for the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science and Technology) (IF: 2.185)
  5. T. Luo and J. R. Lloyd*, Non-Equilibrium Molecular Dynamics Study of Thermal Energy Transport in Au-SAM-Au Junctions, Int. J. of Heat and Mass Transfer, 53, 1 (2010) (IF: 2.522)
  6. T. Luo and J. R. Lloyd*, Equilibrium Molecular Dynamics Study of Lattice Thermal Conductivity/Conductance of Au-SAM-Au Junctions, J. Heat Transfer, 132, 032401 (2010) (IF: 1.72)
  7. T. Luo and J. R. Lloyd*, Grand Canonical Monte Carlo Simulation of Hydrogen Adsorption in Different Carbon Nano Structures, Int. J. of Ene. for a Clean Env., 10, 37 (2009) (IF: NA)
  8. J. Tan, D. Qi* and T. Luo, A New Approach to the Calculation of Euler Work for Centrifugal Fan Impellers, Proc. IMechE, part C, J. of Mech. Eng. Sci., 223, 1591 (2009) (IF: 0.589)
  9. T. Luo and J. R. Lloyd*, Ab-initio Molecular Dynamics Study of Nanoscale Thermal Energy Transport, J. Heat Transfer, 130, 122403 (2008) (IF: 1.72)