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34. Yijie Cheng, Adolfo Lopez, Tsz Hung Wong, Emily England, Xinyue Liu*, Degradation kinetics of polymers in solution versus on surface, Submitted

33. Xuanjie Wang, Xinyue Liu*, Lenan Zhang*,  Toward Optimal Efficiency of Photovoltaics-Powered Green Hydrogen Production, Submitted

32.  Chuwei Ye, Congjie Wei, Tsz Hung Wong, Jiabin Liu, Xinyue Liu, Ziyou Song, Chenglin Wu, Zhaojian Li, Shaoting Lin*, Strain-programmable particle diffusion in stretchable polymeric medium, Submitted

31. Sizhe Huang, Xinyue Liu, Shaoting, Lin, Christopher Glynn, Kayla Felix, Atharva Sahasrabudhe, Collin Maley, Weixuan Chen, Jingyi Xu, Eunji Hong, Alfred Crosby, Qianbin Wang*, Siyuan Rao*, Control of polymers’ amorphous-crystalline transition for hydrogel bioelectronics miniaturization and multifunctional integration, Nature Communications (2024) Accepted

30. Yang Zhong, Lenan Zhang, Xiangyu Li, Bachir El Fil, Carlos Díaz-Marín, Adela Li, Xinyue Liu, Alina LaPotin, Evelyn N. Wang*, Bridging materials innovations to sorption-based atmospheric water harvesting devices, Nature Reviews Materials (2024) Accepted


29. Xinyue Liu#*, Siyuan Rao#*, Weixuan Chen, Kayla Felix, Jiahua Ni, Atharva Sahasrabudhe, Shaoting Lin, Qianbin Wang, Yuanyuan Liu, Zhigang He, Jingyi Xu, Sizhe Huang, Eunji Hong, Todd Yau, Polina Anikeeva*, Xuanhe Zhao*, Fatigue-resistant hydrogel fibers enable peripheral nerve optogenetics during locomotion, Nature Methods, 20, 1802 (2023) [PDF] [SI]

28. Xinyue Liu#, Lenan Zhang#, Bachir El Fil, Carlos D. Díaz-Marín, Yang Zhong, Xiangyu Li, Shaoting Lin, Evelyn N. Wang*, Unusual temperature dependence of water sorption in semi-crystalline hydrogels, Advanced Materials, 35, 2211763 (2023) [PDF]

27.  Gustav Graeber, Carlos D. Díaz-Marín, Leon C. Gaugler, Yang Zhong, Bachir El Fil, Xinyue Liu, Evelyn N. Wang*, Extreme water uptake of hygroscopic hydrogels through maximized swelling-induced salt loading, Advanced Materials, 2211783 (2023) [PDF]


26Xinyue Liu, Maria Eugenia Inda#, Yong Lai#, Timothy K. Lu, Xuanhe Zhao*, Engineered living hydrogels, Advanced Materials, 34, 2201326 (2022) [PDF]


25Xinyue Liu#, Yueying Yang#, Maria Eugenia Inda#, Shaoting Lin, Jingjing Wu, Yoonho Kim, Xiaoyu Chen, Dacheng Ma, Jianfeng Zang, Timothy K. Lu*, Xuanhe Zhao*, Magnetic-hydrogel living devices for intestinal localization, retention and diagnosis, Advanced Functional Materials, 31, 2010918 (2021) [PDF] [SI]

24.  Tzu-Chieh Tang#, Eleonore Tham#, Xinyue Liu#, Kevin Yehl, Alexis J. Rovner, Hyunwoo Yuk, Farren J. Isaacs, Xuanhe Zhao*, Timothy K. Lu*, Hydrogel-based biocontainment of bacteria for continuous sensing and computation, Nature Chemical Biology, 17 (6), 724 (2021) [PDF] [SI]

23Xuanhe Zhao*, Xiaoyu Chen#, Hyunwoo Yuk#, Shaoting Lin#, Xinyue Liu, German Parada, Soft materials by design: unconventional polymer networks give extreme properties, Chemical Reviews 121 (8), 4309 (2021) [PDF]

22.  Jiahua Ni, Shaoting Lin, Zhao Qin, David Veysset, Xinyue Liu, Yuchen Sun, Alex J. Hsieh, Raul Radovitzky, Keith A. Nelson, Xuanhe Zhao*, Strong fatigue-resistant nanofibrous hydrogels inspired by lobster underbelly, Matter 4 (6), 1919 (2021) [PDF] [SI]

21. Shaoting Lin*, Yueying Yang, Jiahua Ni, Yoichiro Tsurimaki, Xinyue Liu, Baoyang Lu, Yaodong Tu, Jiawei Zhou, Xuanhe Zhao*, Gang Chen*, “Stretchable Anti-Fogging Tapes for Diverse Transparent Materials”, Advanced Functional Materials, 31, 2103551 (2021) [PDF] [SI]


20Ji Liu#, Shaoting Lin#, Xinyue Liu#, Zhao Qin#, Yueying Yang, Jianfeng Zang*, Xuanhe Zhao*, Fatigue-resistant adhesion of hydrogels, Nature Communications 11 (1), 1071 (2020) [PDF] [SI]

19. Xinyue Liu, Ji Liu, Shaoting Lin, Xuanhe Zhao*, Hydrogel machines, Materials Today 36, 102 (2020) [PDF]


18Shaoting Lin#, Ji Liu#, Xinyue Liu, Xuanhe Zhao*, Muscle-like fatigue-resistant hydrogels by mechanical training, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116 (21), 10244 (2019) [PDF] [SI]

17Xinyue Liu#, Christoph Steiger#, Shaoting Lin#, Ji Liu, German A Parada, Joy Collins, Siid Tamang, Hon Fai Chan, Hyunwoo Yuk, Nhi Pham, Giovanni Traverso, Xuanhe Zhao*, Ingestible hydrogel device, Nature Communications, 10, 493 (2019) [PDF] [SI] [Video Abstract]

16Shaoting Lin#, Xinyue Liu#, Ji Liu#, Hyunwoo Yuk, Jake Song, Hyun-chae Loh, German A. Parada, Charles Settens, Admir Masic, Gareth McKinley, Xuanhe Zhao*, Anti-fatigue fracture hydrogels, Science Advances, 5, eaau8528 (2019) [PDF] [SI]


15.  Yan Yu#, Hyunwoo Yuk#, German A. Parada#, You Wu, Xinyue Liu, Christoph S. Nabzdyk, Kamal Youcef-Toumi, Jianfeng Zang, Xuanhe Zhao*, Multifunctional “hydrogel skins” on diverse polymers with arbitrary shapes, Advanced Materials, 31 (7), 1807101 (2018) [PDF] [SI]

14Xuanhe Zhao, Xinyue Liu, Shaoting Lin, German Parada, Hyunwoo Yuk, “Fast-swelling, highly-swellable, robust hydrogel balloons,Unites States Patent, US16/965,633 (2018).


13Xinyue Liu#, Hyunwoo Yuk#, Shaoting Lin, German Alberto Parada, Tzu-Chieh Tang, Eléonore Tham, César de la Fuente, Timothy K. Lu, Xuanhe Zhao*, 3D printing of living responsive materials and devices, Advanced Materials, 30 (4), 1704821 (2017) [PDF] [SI] [Video Abstract]

12.  Xinyue Liu#, Tzu-Chieh Tang#, Eléonore Tham#, Hyunwoo Yuk#, Shaoting Lin, Timothy K Lu*, Xuanhe Zhao*, Stretchable living materials and devices with hydrogel–elastomer hybrids hosting programmed cells, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114 (9), 2200 (2017) [PDF] [SI]

11.  German A Parada, Hyunwoo Yuk, Xinyue Liu, Alex J Hsieh, Xuanhe Zhao*, Impermeable robust hydrogels via hybrid lamination, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 1700520 (2017) [PDF] [SI]

10Rio V Festarini, Minh-Hao Pham, Xinyue Liu, Dominik P J Barz*, A sugar-template manufacturing method for microsystem ion-exchange membranes, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 27 (7), 075011 (2017) [PDF]


9.  Hyunwoo Yuk, Teng Zhang, German Alberto Parada, Xinyue Liu, Xuanhe Zhao*, Skin-inspired hydrogel-elastomer hybrids with robust interfaces and functional microstructures, Nature Communications, 7 (1), 12028 (2016) [PDF] [SI] [Video Abstract]

8.  Jingjing Guo, Xinyue Liu, Nan Jiang, Ali K Yetisen, Hyunwoo Yuk, Changxi Yang, Ali Khademhosseini, Xuanhe Zhao, Seok-Hyun Yun*, Highly stretchable, strain sensing hydrogel optical fibers, Advanced Materials, 28, 10244 (2016) [PDF] [SI]

7Jie Deng, Lang Ma, Xinyue Liu, Chong Cheng, Chuanxiong Nie, Changsheng Zhao*, Dynamic covalent bond–assisted anchor of PEG brushes on cationic surfaces with antibacterial and antithrombotic dual capabilities, Advanced Materials Interfaces, 3 (4), 1500473 (2016)  [PDF] [SI]

6Jie Deng, Xinyue Liu, Lang Ma, Chong Cheng, Shudong Sun, Changsheng Zhao*, Switching biological functionalities of biointerfaces via dynamic covalent bonds, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 4, 694 (2016) [PDF] [SI]

5.  Timothy K Lu, Xinyue Liu, Tzu-Chieh Tang, Eléonore Tham, Xuanhe Zhao, “Materials and devices containing hydrogel-encapsulated cells,” Unites States Patent, US16/318,958 (2016).


4Jie Deng, Xinyue Liu, Shuqing Zhang, Chong Cheng, Chuanxiong Nie, Changsheng Zhao*, Versatile and rapid postfunctionalization from cyclodextrin modified host polymeric membrane substrate, Langmuir, 31, 9665 (2015) [PDF] [SI]


3Xinyue Liu, Jie Deng, Lang Ma, Chong Cheng, Chuanxiong Nie, Chao He, Changsheng Zhao*, Catechol chemistry inspired approach to construct self-cross-linked polymer nanolayers as versatile biointerfaces, Langmuir, 30, 14905 (2014) [PDF] [SI]

2Jie Deng, Xinyue Liu, Wenbin Shi, Chong Cheng, Chao He, Changsheng Zhao*, Light-triggered switching of reversible and alterable biofunctionality via β-cyclodextrin/azobenzene-based host–guest interaction, ACS Macro Letters, 3, 1130 (2014) [PDF] [SI]

1.  Jie Deng, Xinyue Liu, Lang Ma, Chong Cheng, Wenbin Shi, Chuanxiong Nie, Changsheng Zhao*, Heparin-mimicking multilayer coating on polymeric membrane via LbL assembly of cyclodextrin-based supramolecules, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 6, 21603 (2014) [PDF] [SI]