Journal articles


Li, D., Yao, K., Gao, Z., Liu, Y., Yu, X.*, Recent Progress of Skin-integrated Electronics for Intelligent Sensing, Light: Advanced Manufacturing, 2020, in press. (Invited Review)

Liu, Y., Zheng, H., Zhao, L., Liu, S., Yao, K., Li, D., Yiu, C., Gao, S., Avila, R., Chirarattananon, P., Chang, L.*, Wang, Z.*, Huang, X.*, Xie., Z.*, Yang, Z.*, Yu, X.*, Electronic Skin from High-Throughput Fabrication of Intrinsically Stretchable Lead Zirconate Titanate Elastomer, Research, 2020, 2020, 1085417.

He. J., Liu, Y., Li, D., Yao, K., Gao, Z., Yu, X.*, Stretchable triboelectric nanogenerators for energy harvesting and motion monitoring, IEEE Open Journal of Nanotechnology, 2020, DOI:10.1109/OJNANO.2020.3019425. (Invited)

Wu, M., Hou, S., Yu, X.*, Yu, J.*, Recent progress in chemical gas sensors based on organic thin film transistors, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2020, 8, 13482-13500. (Invited Review)

Gao, Z., Yiu, C., Liu, Y., Li, D., Mei, L., Zeng, Z., Yu, X.*, Stretchable Transparent Conductive Elastomer for Skin-Integrated Electronics, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2020, Celebrating Prof. Tobin Marks’ 75th Birthday

Yao, K., Yao, J., Hai, Z., Li, D., Xie, Z.*, Yu, X.*, Stretchable self-powered epidermal electronics from piezoelectric rubber for tactile sensing, Acta Physica Sinica, 2020, 69, 178701. (Invited)

Wang, L., Liu, Y., Liu, Q., Zhu, Y., Wang, H., Xie, Z., Yu, X.*, Zi, Y.*, A Metal-Electrode-Free, Fully-Integrated, Soft Triboelectric Sensor Array for Self-Powered Tactile Sensing, Microsystems & Nanoengineering, 2020, 6,59.

Yiu, C., Wong, T., Liu, Y., Yao, K., Zhao, L., Li, D., Hai, Z., Zheng, H., Z. Wang, Yu, X.*, Skin-Like Strain Sensors Enabled by Elastomer Composites for Human–Machine Interfaces, Coatings, 2020, 10, 711. Special Issue, Dr Xinge Yu serves as Guest Editor.

Yao, K., Liu, Y., Li, D., He, J., Li, J., Lam, RHW., Xie, Z.*, Wang, L.*, Yu, X.*, Mechanics Designs-Performance Relationships in Epidermal Triboelectric Nanogenerators, Nano Energy, 2020, 76, 105017.

Wang, B., Thukral, A., Xie, Z., Liu, L., Zhang, X., Huang, W., Yu, X.*Yu, C.*, Marks, TJ.*, Facchetti, A.*, Flexible and Stretchable Metal-Oxide Nanofiber Networks for Multimodal and Monolithically Integrated Wearable Electronics, 2020,  Nature Communications, 2020, 11, 2405.

Liu, Y., Zhao, L., Avila, R., Yiu, C., Wong, T., Chan, Y., Yao, K., Li, D., Zhang, YT.*, Li, W.*, Xie, Z.*, Yu, X.*, Epidermal Electronics for Respiration Monitoring via Thermo-Sensitive Measuring, Materials Today Physics, 2020, 13, 100199.

Liu, Y., Wang, L., Zhao, L., Yu, X.* Zi, Y.*, Recent progress on flexible nanogenerators toward self-powered systems, InfoMat, 2020, 2, 318-340.

Liu, Y., Wang, L., Zhao, L., Yao, K., Xie, Z., Zi, Y.*, Yu, X.*, Thin, Skin-Integrated, Stretchable Triboelectric Nanogenerators for Tactile Sensing, Advanced Electronic Materials, 2020, 6, 1901174.


Yu, X.#, Xie, Z.#, Yu, Y.#, Lee, J.#, Ruban, J., V-Guardado, A., Luan, H., Ning, X., Akhtar, A., Li, D., Ji, B., Liu, Y., Sun, R., Cao, J., Huo, Q., Zhong, Y., Lee, CM., Kim, SY., Gutruf, P., Zhang, C., Xue, Y., Guo, Q., Chempakasseril, A., Tian, P., Lu, W., Jeong, J., Yu, YJ., Corman, J., Tan, CS., Kim, BH., Lee, KH., Feng, X., Huang, Y., Rogers, JA., Skin-Integrated Wireless Haptic Interfaces for Virtual and Augmented Reality, Nature, 2019, 575, 473-479.

Hou, S., Yu, J., Zhuang, X., Li, D., Liu, Y., Gao, Z., Sun, T., Wang, F., Yu, X.*, Phase separation of P3HT/PMMA blend film formed semiconducting and dielectric layers in organic thin-film transistors for high sensitivity NO2 detection, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2019, 11, 44521-44527.

Liu, Y., Zhao, L., Wang, L., Zheng, H., Li, D., Avila, R., Lai, KWC., Wang, Z., Xie, Z.*, Zi, Y.*, Yu, X.*, Skin-Integrated Graphene Embedded Lead Zirconate Titanate Rubber for Energy Harvesting and Mechanical Sensing, Advanced Materials Technologies, 2019, 4, 1900744.

Guo, Q., Koo, J., Xie, Z., Yu, X., Ning, X., Zhang, H., Liang, X., Kim, SB., Yan, Y., MacEwan, MR., Lee, HK., Song, A., Di, Z., Huang, Y., Mei, Y., Rogers, JA., A Bioresorbable Magnetically Coupled System for Low-Frequency Wireless Power Transfer , Advanced Functional Materials, 2019, 29, 1905451.

Gao, Z., Zhang, X., Yu, J.*, Yu, X.*, Bio-inspired materials as interfacial layers for high performance perovskite photodetectors, Optical Materials Express, 2019, 9, 3968-3976. (Highlighted Articles from OSA Journals)

Liu, Y., Xu, Y., Avila, R., Liu, C., Xie, Z.*, Wang, L.*, Yu, X.*, 3D printed microstructures for flexible electronic devices, Nanotechnology, 2019, 30, 414001.

Shao, B., Liu, Y., Zhuang, X., Hou, S., Han, S., Yu, X.*, Yu, J.*, Crystallinity and grain boundary control of TIPS-pentacene in organic thin-film transistors for the ultra-high sensitive detection of NO2, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2019, 7, 10196.


Zhuang, X., Yang, D., Wang, X., Yu, X.*Yu, J.*, Biocompatible and degradable gelatin dielectric based low-operating voltage organic transistors for ultra-high sensitivity NH3 detection,  Applied Physics Letters, 2018, 113, 263301. (Feathered Article, AIP Sclight Reported)

Ma Y., Choi J., Fargette A., Xue Y., Chung HU, Lee JY, Wang X., Xie Z., Kang D., Wang H., Han S., Kang S., Kang Y., Yu X., Slepian M., Raj M., Model J., Feng X., Ghaffari R., Rogers J. A., Huang Y., Relation between blood pressure and pulse wave velocity for human arteries, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) , 2018, 114, 11144-11149.

Ning, X.#, Yu, X. # , H. Wang#, R. Sun, R. Corman, H. Li, C. M. Lee, Y. Xue, A. Chempakasseril, Y. Yao, Z. Zhang, H. Luan, Z. Wang, W. Xia, X. Feng, R. H. Ewoldt, Y. Huang, Y. Zhang, J. A. Rogers, Mechanically Active Materials in Three-Dimensional Mesostructures. Science Advances, 2018, 4, eaat8313 (Journal highlight).

Yu, X.#, H. Wang#, X. Ning#, R. Sun, M. Salomao, H. Albadawi, A. Silva, Y. Yu, Li. Tian, A. Koh, C.M. Lee, A. Chempakasseril, P. Tian, M. Pharr, J. Yuang, Y. Huang, R. Oklu, J. A. Rogers, Needle-shaped ultrathin piezoelectric microsystem for guided tissue targeting via mechanical sensing. Nature Biomedical Engineering, 2018, 2, 165 (Cover of the issue).

Wang, H., Ning, X., Li, H. Luan, Y. Xue, Yu, X., Z. Fan, L. Li, J. Rogers, Y. Zhang, Y. Huang, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2018, 112, 187-208.

Ning, X. Wang, Y. Zhang, Yu, X.,  D. Choi, N. Zheng, D. S. Kim, Y. Huang, J. A. Rogers, Assembly of Advanced Materials into 3D Functional Structures by Methods Inspired by Origami and Kirigami: A Review, Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2018, 1800284.

2017 and Earlier

Ning, X.#, Wang, H.#, Yu, X.#, J. A. N. T. Soares, Z. Yan, K. Nan, C. Velarde, Y. Xue, R. Sun, Q. Dong, H. Luan, C. M. Lee, A. Chempakasseril, M. Han, Y. Wang, L. Li, Y. Huang, Y. Zhang, J. A. Rogers, 3D Tunable, Multiscale, and Multistable Vibrational Micro-Platforms Assembled by Compressive Buckling. Advanced Functional Materials, 2017, 27, 1605914.

K. Chang, H. Fang, C. A. Bower, E. Song, Yu, X., J. A. Rogers, Materials and processing approaches for foundry-compatible transient electronics, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 2017, 28, E5522-E5529N.

Yu, X.,  T. J. Marks, A. Facchetti, Metal oxides for optoelectronic applications. Nature Materials, 2016, 15, 383-396.

Wang, B., YuX.,  P. Guo, W. Huang, L. Zeng, N. Zhou, L. Chi, M. J. Bedzyk, R. P. Chang, T. J. Marks, A. Facchetti, Solution-processed all oxide transparent high-performance transistors fabricated by spray combustion synthesis. Advanced Electronic Materials, 2016, 2, 1500427.

Huang, L. Zeng, Yu, X., P. Guo, B. Wang, Q. Ma, R. P. Chang, M. Bedzyk, T. J. Marks, A. Facchetti, Metal Oxide Transistors via Polyethylenimine Doping of the Channel Layer: Interplay of Doping, Microstructure, and Charge Transport. Advanced Functional Materials, 2016, 26, 6179.

Shi,W., Yu, X. , Y. Zheng, J. Yu, DNA based chemical sensor for the detection of nitrogen dioxide enabled by organic field-effect transistor, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2016, 222, 1003-1011.

Fan, W. Shi, Yu, X., J. Yu, High performance nitrogen dioxide sensor based on organic field-effect transistor utilizing ultrathin CuPc/PTCDI-C8 heterojunction. Synthetic Metals, 2016, 211, 161-166.

S. Melkonyan, W. Zhao, M. Drees, N. D Eastham, M. J Leonardi, M. R. Butler, Z. Chen, Yu, X., R. PH Chang, M. A. Ratner. A. Facchetti, T. J Marks, Bithiophenesulfonamide (BTSA) Building Block for π-Conjugated Donor-Acceptor Semiconductors. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2016, 138, 6944-6947.

Takai, Z. Chen, Yu, X., N. Zhou, T. J. Marks, A. Facchetti, Annulated Thienyl-Vinylene-Thienyl Building Blocks for π-Conjugated Copolymers: Ring Dimensions and Isomeric Structure Effects on π-Conjugation Length and Charge Transport. Chemistry Materials, 2016, 28, 5772.

Yu, X., J. Smith, N. Zhou, L. Zeng, P. Guo, Y. Xia, A. Alvarez, S. Aghion, H. Lin, J. Yu, R. P. Chang, M. Bedzyk, R. Ferragut. T. J. Marks, A. Facchetti, Spray-Combustion Synthesis. Efficient Solution Route to High-Performance Oxide Transistors. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. (PNAS), 2015, 112(12), 3217-3222 (selected as This week in PNAS).

YuX., L. Zeng, N. Zhou, P. Guo. F. Shi, Donald B. Buchholz, J. Yu, R. P. Chang, M. Bedzyk, T. J. Marks, A. Facchetti, Ultra-Flexible, ‘Invisible’ Thin Film Transistors Enabled by Amorphous Metal Oxide/Polymer Channel Layer Blends. Advanced Materials, 2015, 27, 2390-2399X.

Han, YuX., W. Shi, M. Zhuang, J. Yu, Solvent-dependent electrical properties improvement of organic field-effect transistor based on disordered conjugated polymer/insulator blends. Organic Electronics, 2015, 27, 160-166.

Zhou, X. Guo, R. P. Ortiz, T. Harschneck, E. F Manley, S. J Lou, P. E Hartnett, Yu, X.,  N. E Horwitz, P. M. Burrezo, T. J Aldrich, J. T L. Navarrete, M. R Wasielewski, L. X Chen, R. PH Chang, A. Facchetti, T. J Marks, Marked Consequences of Systematic Oligothiophene Catenation in Thieno [3, 4-c] pyrrole-4, 6-dione and Bithiopheneimide Photovoltaic Copolymers, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2015, 137, 12565-12579.

Shang, Yu, X., X. Ye, L. Zhang, Q. Jiang, H. Lin, Effect of thermal annealing on the performance of ternary organic photovoltaics based on PTB7: PC71BM: F8BT, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 2015, 26, 5708-5711.

Shang, Yu, X.,  X. Ye, H. Wang, L. Zhang, Q. Jiang, H. Lin, Effect of different solvents on the performance of ternary polymer solar cells based on PTB7: PC71BM : F8BT. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 2015, 48, 295105.

Ye, H. Lin, Yu, X.,  S. Han, M. Shang, L. Zhang, Q. Jiang, J. Zhong, High performance low-voltage organic field-effect transistors enabled by solution processed alumina and polymer bilayer dielectrics. Synthetic Metals, 2015, 209, 337-342.

Zhou, S. Vegiraju, Yu, X.,  E. F Manley, M. R Butler, M. J Leonardi, P. Guo, W. Zhao, Y. Hu, K. Prabakaran, R. P. H. Chang, M.A Ratner, L. X. Chen, A. Facchetti, M.-C. Chen, T. J Marks, Diketopyrrolopyrrole (DPP) functionalized tetrathienothiophene (TTA) small molecules for organic thin film transistors and photovoltaic cells. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2015, 3, 8932-8941.

Zhou, X. Shen, Z. Wang, S. Hu, W. Huang, Yu, X.,  P. Guan, Improve the n-type performance in organic heterojunction transistors by controlling thickness of copper phthalocyanine. The European Physical Journal Applied Physics, 2015, 70, 20102.

Li, W. Shi, Yu, X.,  J. Yu, Performance improvement of organic field-effect transistor based nitrogen dioxide gas sensor using biocompatible PMMA/silk fibroin bilayer dielectric. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 2015, 26, 7948-7954.

Zhou, D. B. Buchholz, G. Zhu, YuX.,  H. Lin, A. Facchetti, T. J. Marks, Ultraflexible Polymer Solar Cells Using Amorphous Zinc−Indium−Tin Oxide Transparent Electrodes. Advanced Materials, 2014, 26(7): 1098-1104.

Huang, W., YuX.,  H. Fan, J. Yu, High performance unipolar inverters by utilizing organic field-effect transistors with ultraviolet/ozone treated polystyrene dielectric. Applied Physics Letters, 2014, 105: 093302.

H. Hsieh, Yu, X., Y. Xia, W. C. Sheets, C. C. Hsiao, T. J. Marks, Invited Paper: Novel Approaches for Fabricating High‐Performance Low‐Temperature Solution‐Processed Metal Oxide Transistors. SID Symposium Digest of Technical Papers, 2014, 45: 427.

Zheng, S. Li, YuX.,  D. Zheng, J. Yu, Investigation of in situ annealing on poly (3, 4-ethylenedioxythiophene): poly (styrenesulfonate): towards all-solution-processed inverted polymer solar cells. RSC Advances, 2014, 4(32): 16464.

K.- Baeg, M.G. Kim, C. K. Song, Yu, X.,  A. Facchetti, T. J. Marks, Charge-Trap Flash-Memory Oxide Transistors Enabled by Copper–Zirconia Composites. Advanced Materials, 2014, 26(42): 7170-7177.

Usta, W. C. Sheets, M. Denti, G. Generali, R. Capelli, S. Lu, Yu, X.,  M. Muccini, A. Facchetti Perfluoroalkyl-Functionalized Thiazole–Thiophene Oligomers as N-Channel Semiconductors in Organic Field-Effect and Light-Emitting Transistors. Chemistry Materials, 2014, 26(22): 6542

Zhou, H. Lin, S. J. Lou, Yu, X.,  P. Guo, E. F. Manley, S. Loser, P. Hartnett, H. Huang, M. R. Wasielewski, L. X. Chen, R. P. H. Chang, A. Facchetti, T. J. Marks, Morphology‐Performance Relationships in High‐Efficiency All‐Polymer Solar Cells. Advanced Energy Materials, 2014, 4(3): 1300785

Zhou, B. Lee, A. Timalsina, Yu, X.,  H. Lin, A. Facchetti, R. P. H. Chang, T. J. Marks, Cross-linkable Organic Semiconducting Hole Transport Material for Iodide-Free Dye Sensitized Solar Cells. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2014, 118(30): 16967

Harschneck, N. Zhou, E. Manley, S. J. Lou, Yu, X.,  M. R. Butler, A. Timalsina, R. Turrisi, L. X. Chen, R. P. H. Chang, A. Facchetti, T. J. Marks, Substantial photovoltaic response and morphology tuning in benzo[1,2-b:6,5-b′]dithiophene (bBDT) molecular donors. Chemical Communications, 2014, 50(31): 4099

H. Huang, R. P. Ortiz, Z. Chen, S. Loser, S. Zhang, X. Guo, J. Casado, J. López Navarrete, Yu, X.,  A. Facchetti, T. J. Marks, Alkoxy‐Functionalized Thienyl‐Vinylene Polymers for Field‐Effect Transistors and All‐Polymer Solar Cells. Advanced Functional Materials, 2014, 24(19): 2782-2793

Yu, X., N. Zhou, J. Smith, H. Lin, K. Stallings, Synergistic Approach to High Performance Oxide Thin Film Transistors Using a Bilayer Channel Architecture. ACS Appllied Materials & Interfaces, 2013, 5 (16): 7983-7988.

Yu, X., N. Zhou, S. Han, H. Lin, D. B. Buchholz, J. Yu, R. P. Chang, T. J. Marks and A. Facchetti, Flexible Spray-Coated TIPS-Pentacene Organic Thin-Film Transistors as Ammonia Gas Sensors. Journal of Materials Chemistry: C, 2013, 1: 6532-6535

Huang, J. Yu, YuX., W. Shi, Polymer dielectric layer functionality in organic field-effect transistor based ammonia gas sensor. Organic Electronics, 2013, 14(12): 3453

Yu, X., J. Yu, J. Zhou, W. Huang, H. Lin, Organic field-effect transistors with a sandwich structure from inserting 2, 2′, 2 ″-(1, 3, 5-benzenetriyl) tris [1-phenyl-1H-benzimidazole] in the pentacene active layer. The European Physical Journal Applied Physics, 2013, 62(2): 20101

Shi, J. Yu, W. Huang, YuX.,  Y. Zheng, Performance enhancement of poly (3-hexylthiophene) organic field-effect transistor by inserting poly (methylmethacrylate) buffer layer. Applied Physics Letters, 2013, 102(11): 111607

Li, Q., Yu, X., W. Shi, J. Yu, Effect of organic buffer layers on the performance of n-type organic field-effect transistor based on C60 active layer. Synthetic Metals, 2013, 163: 57

Zhou, Y. Hao, Yu, X.,  N. Zhou, H. Lin, High-performance and operationally stable organic thin-film transistors using bi-buffer layers with low-cost electrodes. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 2013, 46(38): 385104

Yu*, J.,  YuX., L. Zhang, H. Zeng, Ammonia gas sensor based on pentacene organic field-effect transistor. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2012, 173: 133

Yu, X., J. Yu, J. Zhou, Y. Jiang, Nearly non-injection barrier from source/drain electrodes to pentacene of organic field-effect transistors without buffer layers. Synthetic Metals 2012, 162(11): 936-940

Huang, J. Yu, YuX., H. Zeng Performance Enhancement of Organic Thin-Film Transistors with Improved Copper Phthalocyanine Crystallization by Inserting Ultrathin Pentacene Buffer. Thin solid films, 2012, 520(21): 6677.

Yu,X.,  J. Yu, W. Huang, L. Zhang and H. Zeng, Source/drain electrodes contact effect on the stability of bottom-contact pentacene field-effect transistors. AIP Advances, 2012, 2: 022113

Yu, X., J. Yu, W. Huang and S. Han, Discrepancies in performance for heterojunction organic field-effect transistors with different channel lengths. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 2012, 30(6): 062401

YuX.,  J. Yu, W. Huang and S. Han, Enhanced charge carrier injection in heterojunction organic field-effect transistor by inserting an MoO3 buffer layer. Chinese Physics B, 2012, 21(11): 117307

Yu, X., J. Yu, W. Huang, H. J. Zeng, High performance organic field-effect transistor with oxide/metal bilayer electrodes. The 6th SPIE International Symposium on Advanced Optical Manufacturing and Testing Technology (AOMATT 2012), Xiamen, 2012, 891490E

Li, Y. Jiang, Yu, X., J. Yu, Study of flexible organic light-emitting device based on poly(ethylene glycol)2,6-naphthalate substrate, Piezoelectric & Acousto-optics, 2012, 34: 240

Cui, J. Yu, Yu, X.,  Y. Lv, G. Li, S. Zhou, In situ synthesis of polyisoprene/grafted single-walled carbon nanotube composites. Polymer Journal, 2012, 45: 834-838

Zhou, J. Yu, Yu, X.,  X. Cai, A high mobility C60 field-effect transistors with an ultrathin pentacene passivation layer and bathophenanthroline/metal bilayer electrodes. Chinese Physics B, 2012,21(2): 207305

YuX., J. Yu, J. Zhou, J. Huang, Y. Jiang, Hole mobility enhancement of pentacene organic field-effect transistors using 4,40,400-tris[3-methylphenyl(phenyl)amino] triphenylamine as a holeinjection interlayer. Applied Physics Letters, 2011, 99: 063306

Yu, X., J. Yu, J. Zhou, H. Wang, L. Cheng, Y. Jiang, Performance Improvement of Pentacene Organic Thin Film Transistor by Inserting 1,10-Bis(di-4-tolylaminophenyl) Cyclohexane Hole Transport Buffer Layer. Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 2011, 50(10): 104101

Cai, J. Yu, J. Zhou, Yu, X.,  Y. Jiang, Mobility Improvement in C60-Based Field-Effect Transistors Using LiF/Ag Source/Drain Electrodes. Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 2011, 50(12): 124203