Selected publications:




154.  Yujing Zhang, Ruihu Lu, Cheng Wang, Yan Zhao,* Limin Qi*Dual heterojunctions and nanobowl morphology engineered BiVO4 photoanodes for enhanced solar water splitting”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2023, 2303073Link

153.  Cheng Chen, Limin Qi,* Recent advances in programmable self-assembly of nanoparticles, Sci. Sin. Chim. 2023, doi: 10.1360/SSC-2023-0025Link

152.  Siwei Zhao, Yujing Zhang, Jidao Li, Limin Qi, Yuxin Tang, Jia Zhu, Jian Zhi,* Fuqiang Huang* A heteroanionic zinc ion conductor for dendrite-free Zn metal anodes”, Adv. Mater. 2023, 35, 2300195. (contributed equally) Link

151.  Miao Zhu, Chen Yin, Qian Wang, Yujing Zhang, Henghui Zhou,* Lianming Tong,* Jin Zhang, Limin Qi,* “Columnar lithium deposition guided by graphdiyne nanowalls toward a stable lithium metal anode”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2022, 14, 55700-55708. Link

150.  Mengshuang Ni, Limin Qi,* “Orotic acid as a bifunctional additive for regulating crystallization and passivating defects toward high-performance formamidinium-cesium perovskite solar cells”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2022, 14, 53808-53818Link

149.  Qi Sun, Kexin Ren, Limin Qi,* “Boosting the performance of BiVO4 photoanodes by the simultaneous introduction of oxygen vacancies and cocatalyst via photoelectrodeposition”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2022, 14, 37833-37842. Link

148.  Yujing Zhang, Limin Qi,* “MOF-derived nanoarrays as advanced electrocatalysts for water splitting”, Nanoscale 2022, 14, 12196-12218. (Invited review article) Link

147.  Fenghua Chen, Yurong Ma,* Limin Qi, “Synthesis of porous microplatelets of α form anhydrous guanine in DMSO/water mixed solvents”, CrystEngComm 2022, 24, 4215-4223. Link

146.  Di Li, Fucheng Guo, Limin Qi,* “Gold nanoarrow-based core-shell and yolk-shell nanoparticles for surface-enhanced Raman scattering”, ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2022, 5, 126-132. (contributed equally) Link

145.  Cheng Wang, Limin Qi,* “Hollow nanosheet arrays assembled by ultrafine ruthenium-cobalt phosphide nanocrystals for exceptional pH-universal hydrogen evolution”, ACS Materials Lett. 20213, 1695-1701. Link

144.  Min Ju, Rongming Cai, Jiazheng Ren, Jinxi Chen, Limin Qi, Xia Long,* Shihe Yang,* “Conductive polymer intercalation tunes charge transfer and sorption-desorption properties of LDH enabling efficient alkaline water oxidation”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2021, 13, 37063-37070. Link

143.  Cheng Chen, Liheng Zheng, Fucheng Guo, Zheyu Fang, Limin Qi,* “Programmable self-assembly of gold nanoarrows via regioselective adsorption”, Research 2021, 2021, 9762095. Link

142.  Qi Sun, Limin Qi,* “Triple-layer ITO/BiVO4/Fe2TiO5 heterojunction photoanode coated with iron silicate for highly efficient solar water splitting”, Chem. Eng. J. 2021, 426, 131290. Link

141.  Chen Yin, Miao Zhu, Ya Kong, Qian Wang, Henghui Zhou, Limin Qi,* Lianming Tong,* Jin Zhang,* “Rapid synthesis of few-layer graphdiyne using radio frequency heating and its application for dendrite-free zinc anodes”, 2D Mater. 2021, 8, 044003. (contributed equally) Link

140.  Zhiqiang Ge, Cheng Wang, Limin Qi,* “Controllable synthesis of hierarchical Au/PdAg heterostructures consisting of nanosheets on nanorods with plasmon-enhanced electrocatalytic properties”, Inorg. Chem. Front. 2020, 7, 4077-4085. (contributed equally) Link

139.  Fenghua Chen, Yanan Liu, Ling Li,* Limin Qi,* Yurong Ma,* “Synthesis of bio-inspired guanine microplatelets: morphological and crystallographic control”, Chem. Eur. J. 2020, 26, 16228-16235​(Inside front cover) Link

138.  Yiran Hu, Yiren Zhong, Limin Qi,* Hailiang Wang,* “Inorganic/polymer hybrid layer stabilizing anode/electrolyte interfaces in solid-state lithium metal batteries”, Nano Res. 2020, 13, 3230-3234. Link

137.  Cheng Wang, Limin Qi,* “Heterostructured inter-doped ruthenium-cobalt oxide hollow nanosheet arrays for highly efficient overall water splitting”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 17219-17224. (ESI highly cited paper, Times cited:147) Link

136.  Chang Liu, Zihao Ou, Fucheng Guo, Binbin Luo, Wenxiang Chen, Limin Qi,* Qian Chen,* “'Colloid–atom duality' in the assembly dynamics of concave gold nanoarrows” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 11669-11673. Link

135.  Yuzhe Zhang, Jiangfeng Li, Limin Qi,* Yurong Ma,* “Investigation of the influence of cationic and anionic ions on the oriented dissolution of calcite”, CrystEngComm 2020, 22, 5316-5322. Link

134.  Miao Zhu, Qian Wang, Henghui Zhou,* Limin Qi,* “Binder-free TiO2-coated polypropylene separators for advanced lithium-ion batteries”, Energy Technol20208, 2000228. Link

133.  Qi Sun, Ting Cheng, Zhirong Liu, Limin Qi,* “A cobalt silicate modified BiVO4 photoanode for efficient solar water oxidation”, Appl. Catal. B: Environ. 2020277, 119189. Link

132.  Junyan Xiao, Limin Qi,* “Controllable self-assembly of gold nanorods via host-guest interaction between cyclodextrins and surfactants”, Acta Phys.-Chim. Sin. 202036, 1910001. Link

131.  Yuzhe Zhang,† Li Qiao,† Hejin Yan, Ivo Zizak, Paul Zaslansky, Yingfeng Li,* Limin Qi,* Yurong Ma,* “Vaterite microdisc mesocrystals exposing the (001) facet formed via transformation from proto-vaterite amorphous calcium carbonate”, Crystal Growth Des. 202020, 3482-3492. (†contributed equally) Link

130.  Wenhui Wang, Yutong He, Limin Qi,* “High-efficiency colorful perovskite solar cells using TiO2 nanobowl arrays as a structured electron transport layer”, Sci. China Mater. 202063, 35-46. (Cover, reported by EurekAlert!phys.orgSolarDaily, BioengineerRevolution-GreenGreenTechNewsTodaySCIENSTACK) Link

129.  Yurong Ma,* Fenghua Chen, Yiran Hu, Yanan Liu, Limin Qi,* “Controlled crystallization of twinned crystalline guanine microplatelets”, CrystEngComm 201921, 6346-6353. (Back cover)

128.  Fenghua Chen, Bianbian Wu, Nadav Elad, Assaf Gal, Yanan Liu, Yurong Ma,* Limin Qi, “Controlled crystallization of anhydrous guanine β nano-platelets via an amorphous precursor”,CrystEngComm 201921, 3586-3591.

127.  Qian Wang, Di Li, Junyan Xiao, Fucheng Guo, Limin Qi,* “Reversible self-assembly of gold nanorods mediated by photoswitchable molecular adsorption”, Nano Res. 201912, 1563-1569.

126.  Wenhui Wang, Limin Qi,* “Light management with patterned micro- and nanostructure arrays for photocatalysis, photovoltaics, and optoelectronic and optical devices”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2019, 29, 1807275. (Invited review article)

125.  Yiran Hu, Kai Wu, Feng Zhang, Henghui Zhou,* Limin Qi,* “Hierarchical MnO@C hollow nanospheres for advanced lithium-ion battery anodes”, ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 20192, 429-439.

124.  Yutong He, Wenhui Wang, Limin Qi,* “HPbI3 as a bifunctional additive for morphology control and grain boundary passivation toward efficient planar perovskite solar cells”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 201810, 38985-38993.

123.  Fenghua Chen, Yurong Ma,* Yingxia Wang, Limin Qi,* “A novel tautomeric polymorph of anhydrous guanine and its reversible water harvesting property”, Cryst. Growth Des. 201818, 6497-6503.

122.  Mingzhi Li,† Zhiqiang Ge,† Shudong Zhang, Peng He, Yaxiong Gu, Limin Qi,* Yuanhua Shao,* “Electrocatalytic reduction of hydrogen peroxide by Pd-Ag nanoparticles based on the collisional approach”, ChemElectroChem 20185, 3021-3027. (†contributed equally)

121.  Feng Zhang,† Chengkai Yang,† Huanqin Guan, Yiran Hu, Can Jin, Henghui Zhou,* Limin Qi,* “3D copper foam@FeOx nanoarrays as a high areal capacity and stable electrode for lithium-ion batteries”, ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 20181, 5417-5427. (†contributed equally)

120.  Wenhui Wang, Can Jin, Limin Qi,* “Hierarchical CdS nanorod@SnO2 nanobowl arrays for efficient and stable photoelectrochemical hydrogen generation”, Small 201814, 1801352.

119.  Di Li, Limin Qi,* “Self-assembly of inorganic nanoparticles mediated by host-guest interactions”, Curr. Opin. Colloid Interface Sci. 201835, 59-67.  (Invited review article)

118.  Qian Wang, Zongpeng Wang, Zhe Li, Junyan Xiao, Hangyong Shan, Zheyu Fang, Limin Qi,* “Controlled growth and shape-directed self-assembly of gold nanoarrows”, Sci. Adv. 2017, 3, e1701183. (Reported by phys.orgHighlighted by Acta Phys.-Chim. Sin.)

117.  Feng Zhang, Chengkai Yang, Xin Gao, Shuai Chen, Yiran Hu, Huanqin Guan, Yurong Ma, Jin Zhang, Henghui Zhou,* Limin Qi,* “SnO2@PANI core-shell nanorod arrays on 3D graphite foam: a high-performance integrated electrode for lithium-ion batteries”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 20179, 9620-9629.

116.  Shiqiang Chai, Yu Guo, Zhenyu Zhang, Zhen Chai, Yurong Ma,* Limin Qi,* “Cyclodextrin gated mesoporous silica nanoparticles as drug carrier for red light induced drug release”, Nanotechnology 201728, 145101.

115.  Yanhe Zhang, Jinguang Cai, Yurong Ma, Limin Qi,* “Mesocrystalline TiO2 nanosheet arrays with exposed {001} facets: synthesis via topotactic transformation and applications in dye-sensitized solar cells”, Nano Res. 201710, 2610-2625.

114.  Wenhui Wang, Yurong Ma, Limin Qi,* “High-performance photodetectors based on organometal halide perovskite nanonets”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 201727, 1603653.  (Highlighted byMaterialsViewsChina)

113.  Wen Ma,† Feng Zhang,† Liping Li, Shuai Chen, Limin Qi,* Huwei Liu, Yu Bai,* “Facile synthesis of mesocrystalline SnO2 nanorods on reduced graphene oxide sheets: an appealing multifunctional affinity probe for sequential enrichment of endogenous peptides and phosphopeptides”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 20168, 35099-35105(†contributed equally)

112.  Yuzhe Zhang, Shiqiang Chai, Yurong Ma,* Limin Qi,* “Investigations on the microstructures of sea urchin spines via selective dissolution”, CrystEngComm 201618, 9374-9381.

111.  Zhenhu Li, Yurong Ma,* Limin Qi, “Formation of nickel-doped magnetite hollow nanospheres with high specific surface area and superior removal capability for organic molecules”, Nanotechnology 201627, 485601.

110.  Feng Zhang, Limin Qi,* “Recent progress in self-supported metal oxide nanoarray electrodes for advanced lithium-ion batteries”, Adv. Sci. 20163, 1600049. (Invited review article)

109.  Wenhui Wang, Jingya Dong, Xiaozhou Ye, Yang Li, Yurong Ma, Limin Qi,* “Heterostructured TiO2 nanorod@nanobowl arrays for efficient photoelectrochemical water splitting”, Small 201612, 1469-1478. (Times cited: 131)

108.  Mei Ji, Jinguang Cai, Yurong Ma, Limin Qi,* “Controlled growth of ferrihydrite branched nanosheet arrays and their transformation to hematite nanosheet arrays for photoelectrochemical water splitting”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 20168, 3651-3660.

107.  Shuai Chen, Yuelong Xin, Yiyang Zhou, Feng Zhang, Yurong Ma, Henghui Zhou,* Limin Qi,* “Robust α-Fe2O3 nanorod arrays with optimized interstices as high-performance 3D anodes for high-rate lithium ion batteries”, J. Mater. Chem. A 20153, 13377-13383. (†contributed equally)

106.  Yang Li, Limin Qi,* “Advances in fabrication of two-dimensionally ordered porous membranes by nanosphere lithography at the gas-liquid interface”, Acta Chim. Sinica 201573, 869-876. (Invited feature article)

105.  Weike Wu, Yurong Ma,* Ying Xing, Yuzhe Zhang, Heng Yang, Qiang Luo, Jian Wang, Bin Li,* Limin Qi, “Ca-doped strontianite-calcite hybrid micropillar arrays formed via oriented dissolution and heteroepitaxial growth on calcite”, Cryst. Growth Des. 201515, 2156-2164.

104.  Xiaozhou Ye, Fei Zhang, Yurong Ma, Limin Qi,* “Brittlestar-inspired microlens arrays made of calcite single crystals”, Small 201511, 1677-1682.

103.  Jinguang Cai, Limin Qi,* “Recent advances in antireflective surfaces based on nanostructure arrays”, Mater. Horiz. 2015, 2, 37-53. (Invited review article, Times cited: 258)

102.  Yang Li, Xiaozhou Ye, Yurong Ma, Limin Qi,* “Interfacial nanosphere lithography toward Ag2S-Ag heterostructured nanobowl arrays with effective resistance switching and enhanced photoresponses”, Small 201511, 1183-1188. (Highlighted by MaterialsViewsChina)

101.  Shuai Chen, Yuelong Xin, Yiyang Zhou, Feng Zhang, Yurong Ma, Henghui Zhou,* Limin Qi,* “Branched CNT@SnO2 nanorods@carbon hierarchical heterostructures for lithium ion batteries with high reversibility and rate capability”, J. Mater. Chem. A 20142, 15582-15589.

100.  Xia Long, Ruijie Meng, Weike Wu, Yurong Ma*, Dong Yang, Limin Qi,* “Calcite microneedle arrays produced via inorganic ions assisted anisotropic dissolution of bulk calcite crystal”, Chem. Eur. J. 201420, 4264-4272. (Frontispiece picture)

99.  Liping Li,† Shuai Chen,† Linnan Xu, Yu Bai,* Zongxiu Nie, Huwei Liu, Limin Qi,* “Template-free synthesis of uniform mesoporous SnO2 nanospheres for efficient phosphopeptide enrichment”, J. Mater. Chem. B 20142, 1121-1124. (†contributed equally)

98.  Shuai Chen, Yuelong Xin, Yiyang Zhou, Yurong Ma, Henghui Zhou,* Limin Qi,* “Self-supported Li4Ti5O12 nanosheet arrays for lithium ion batteries with excellent rate capability and ultralong cycle life”, Energy Environ. Sci. 2014, 7, 1924-1930. (Cover, HOT articlesTimes cited: 236)

97.  Xia Long, Yurong Ma,* Limin Qi, “Biogenic and synthetic high magnesium calcites - a review”, J. Struct. Biol. 2014185, 1-14. (Invited review article)

96.  Junyan Xiao, Zhe Li, Xiaozhou Ye, Yurong Ma, Limin Qi,* “Self-assembly of gold nanorods into vertically aligned, rectangular microplates with a supercrystalline structure”, Nanoscale 20146, 996-1004.

95.  Jinguang Cai, Suyue Chen, Mei Ji, Jun Hu, Yurong Ma, Limin Qi,* “Organic additive-free synthesis of mesocrystalline hematite nanoplates via two-dimensional oriented attachment”, CrystEngComm 201416, 1553-1559.

94.  Zhenhu Li, Yurong Ma,* Limin Qi,* “Controlled synthesis of MnxFe1-xO concave nanocubes and highly branched cubic mesocrystals”, CrystEngComm 201416, 600-608.

93.  Xiaozhou Ye, Limin Qi,* “Recent advances in fabrication of monolayer colloidal crystals and their inverse replicas”, Sci. China Chem. 201457, 58-69. (Invited review article)

92.  Xia Long, Yurong Ma,* Kang Rae Cho, Dongsheng Li, James J. De Yoreo,* Limin Qi,* “Oriented calcite micropillars and prisms formed through aggregation and recrystallization of poly(acrylic acid) stabilized nanoparticles”, Cryst. Growth Des. 201313, 3856-3863.

91.  Ruijie Meng, Yurong Ma*, Xia Long, Dong Yang,* Limin Qi, “Calcite microrod arrays synthesized via anisotropic dissolution of calcite in the presence of NH4I and (NH4)2SO4”, CrystEngComm 201315, 8867-8873. (Inside front cover, HOT articles)

90.  Jinguang Cai, Suyue Chen, Jun Hu, Zhi Wang, Yurong Ma, Limin Qi,* “Top-down fabrication of hematite mesocrystals with tunable morphologies”, CrystEngComm 201315, 6284-6288. (Inside front cover, HOT articles)

89.  Zhenhu Li, Yurong Ma*, Limin Qi,* “One-pot synthesis of CoFe-Fe3O4 composite nanoparticles with tunable magnetic properties and long term stability”, Mater. Res. Bull. 201348, 3157-3163.

88.  Xiaozhou Ye, Yang Li, Jingya Dong, Junyan Xiao, Yurong Ma, Limin Qi,* “Facile synthesis of ZnS nanobowl arrays and their applications as 2D photonic crystal sensors”, J. Mater. Chem. C 2013,1, 6112-6119. (Inside front cover)

87.  Shuai Chen, Miao Wang, Jianfeng Ye, Jinguang Cai, Yurong Ma, Henghui Zhou,* Limin Qi,* “Kinetics-controlled growth of aligned mesocrystalline SnO2 nanorod arrays for Lithium-ion batteries with superior rate performance”, Nano Res. 20136, 243-252. (Cover, Highlighted by EurekAlert! Chinese)

86.  Taiji Zhang, Yurong Ma, Limin Qi,* “Bioinspired colloidal materials with special optical, mechanical, and cell-mimetic functions”, J. Mater. Chem. B 20131, 251-264. (Invited feature article)

85.  Jinguang Cai, Limin Qi,* “TiO2 mesocrystals: synthesis, formation mechanisms and applications”, Sci. China Chem. 201255, 2318-2326. (Invited review article)

84.  Jinguang Cai, Jianfeng Ye, Suyue Chen, Xiaowei Zhao, Dayong Zhang, Shuai Chen, Yurong Ma, Song Jin,* Limin Qi,* “Self-cleaning, broadband and quasi-omnidirectional antireflective structures based on mesocrystalline rutile TiO2 nanorod arrays”, Energy Environ. Sci. 20125, 7575-7581.  (Times cited: 118)

83.  Dayong Zhang, Lin Gan, Yang Cao, Qing Wang, Limin Qi,* Xuefeng Guo,* “Understanding charge transfer at PbS-decorated graphene surfaces toward a tunable photosensor”, Adv. Mater. 2012,24, 2715-2720. (Times cited: 158)

82.  Xiaowei Zhao, Limin Qi,* “Rapid microwave-assisted synthesis of hierarchical ZnO hollow spheres and their application in Cr(VI) removal”, Nanotechnology 2012, 23, 235604.

81.  Xia Long, Michael J. Nasse, Yurong Ma,* Limin Qi,* “From synthetic to biogenic Mg-containing calcite: a comparative study using FTIR microspectroscopy”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2012,14, 2255-2263.

80.  Xiaozhou Ye, Limin Qi,* “Two-dimensionally patterned nanostructures based on monolayer colloidal crystals: Controllable fabrication, assembly, and applications”, Nano Today 20116, 608-634. (Invited review articleTimes cited: 314)

79.  Taiji Zhang, Yurong Ma,* Kai Chen, Martin Kunz, Nobumichi Tamura, Ming Qiang, Jun Xu, Limin Qi,* “Structure and mechanical properties of a pteropod shell consisting of interlocked helical aragonite nanofibers”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 201150, 10361-10365.

78.  Longping Zhou, Jianfeng Ye, Guosong Hong, Limin Qi,* “Biomimetic morphogenesis of micropottery: helical coiling of mesostructured silica nanofibers”, Soft Matter 20117, 9624-9627. (Featured by Soft Matter World NewsletterTop Ten most-read Soft Matter articles in July 2011)

77.  Xiaowei Zhao, Wenzui Jin, Jinguang Cai, Jianfeng Ye, Zhenhu Li, Yurong Ma, Jinglin Xie, Limin Qi,* “Shape- and size-controlled synthesis of uniform anatase TiO2 nanocuboids enclosed by active {100} and {001} facets”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 201121, 3554-3563. (Highlighted by MaterialsViewsChina, Times cited: 226)

76.  Xia Long, Yurong Ma,* Limin Qi,* “In vitro synthesis of high Mg calcite under ambient conditions and its implication for biomineralization process”, Cryst. Growth Des. 201111, 2866-2873.

75.  Yao Qin, Yin Song, Teng Huang, Limin Qi,* “Ionic liquid-assisted synthesis of thorned gold plates comprising three-branched nanotip arrays”, Chem. Commun. 201147, 2985-2987.

74.  Junyan Xiao, Limin Qi,* “Surfactant-assisted, shape-controlled synthesis of gold nanocrystals”, Nanoscale 20113, 1383-1396. (Invited feature article, Nanoscale Blog NewsTop Ten most-read Nanoscale articles in February 2011, Times cited: 315)

73.  Jianfeng Ye, Wen Liu, Jinguang Cai, Shuai Chen, Xiaowei Zhao, Henghui Zhou, Limin Qi,* “Nanoporous anatase TiO2 mesocrystals: additive-free synthesis, remarkable crystalline-phase stability, and improved lithium insertion behavior”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011133, 933-940. (Times cited: 440)

72.  Nana Zhao, Lianshan Li, Teng Huang, Limin Qi,* “Controlled synthesis of PbS-Au nanostar- nanoparticle heterodimers and cap-like Au nanoparticles”, Nanoscale 20102, 2418-2423.

71.  Teng Huang, Qiang Zhao, Junyan Xiao, Limin Qi,* “Controllable self-assembly of PbS nanostars into ordered structures: close-packed arrays and patterned arrays”, ACS Nano 20104, 4707-4716. (Highlighted by Nature China)

70.  Guosong Hong, Cheng Li, Limin Qi,* “Facile fabrication of two-dimensionally ordered macroporous silver thin films and their application in molecular sensing”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 201020, 3774-3783.  (Times cited: 114)

69.  Lianshan Li, Zhijian Wang, Teng Huang, Jinglin Xie, Limin Qi,* “Porous gold nanobelts templated by metal-surfactant complex nanobelts”, Langmuir 201026, 12330-12335.

68.  Cheng Li, Guosong Hong, Han Yu, Limin Qi,* “Facile fabrication of honeycomb-patterned thin films of amorphous calcium carbonate and mosaic calcite”, Chem. Mater. 201022, 3206-3211.

67.  Limin Qi, “Colloidal chemical approaches to inorganic micro- and nanostructures with controlled morphologies and patterns”, Coord. Chem. Rev. 2010254, 1054-1071. (Invited review article)

66.  Taiji Zhang, Wei Wang, Dayong Zhang, Xinxiang Zhang, Yurong Ma*, Yinglin Zhou*, Limin Qi,* “Biotemplated synthesis of gold nanoparticles-bacteria cellulose nanofibers nanocomposites and their application in biosensing”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 201020, 1152-1160.  (Times cited: 280)

65.  Teng Huang, Fei Meng, Limin Qi,* “Controlled synthesis of dendritic gold nanostructures assisted by supramolecular complexes of surfactant with cyclodextrin”, Langmuir 201026, 7582-7589. (Times cited: 162)

64.  Cheng Li, Guosong Hong, Limin Qi,* “Nanosphere lithography at the gas/liquid interface: a general approach toward free-standing high-quality nanonets”, Chem. Mater. 201022, 476-481.

63.  Cheng Li, Limin Qi,* “Colloidal-crystal-assisted patterning of crystalline materials”, Adv. Mater. 201022, 1494-1497. (Frontispiece picture)

62.  Jianfeng Ye, Huijuan Zhang, Rong Yang, Xingguo Li, Limin Qi,* “Morphology-controlled synthesis of SnO2 nanotubes by using 1D silica mesostructures as sacrificial templates and their applications in lithium ion batteries”, Small 20106, 296-306. (Times cited: 335)

61.  Lianshan Li, Ruiguo Cao, Zhijian Wang, Jingjian Li, Limin Qi,* “Template synthesis of hierarchical Bi2E3 (E = S, Se, Te) core-shell microspheres and their electrochemical and photoresponsive properties”, J. Phys. Chem. C 2009113, 18075-18081.

60.  Song Liu, Jianfeng Ye, Yang Cao, Qian Shen, Zhongfan Liu*, Limin Qi,* Xuefeng Guo,* “Tunable hybrid photodetectors with superhigh responsivity”, Small 20095, 2371-2376.

59.  Teng Huang, Fei Meng, Limin Qi,* “Facile synthesis and one-dimensional assembly of cyclodextrin-capped gold nanoparticles and their applications in catalysis and surface-enhanced Raman scattering”, J. Phys. Chem. C  2009113, 13636-13642.  (Times cited: 213)

58.  Longping Zhou, Guosong Hong, Limin Qi,* Yunfeng Lu, “Seeding-growth of helical mesoporous silica nanofibers templated by achiral cationic surfactant”, Langmuir 200925, 6040-6044.

57.  Yurong Ma, Limin Qi,* “Solution-phase synthesis of inorganic hollow structures by templating strategies”, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2009335, 1-10. (Invited feature article)

56.  Han Yu, Limin Qi,* “Polymer-assisted crystallization and optical properties of uniform microrods of organic dye Sudan II”, Langmuir 200925, 6781-6786. (Highlighted by ACS "Noteworthy Chemistry")

55.  Cheng Li, Guosong Hong, Pengwei Wang, Dapeng Yu, Limin Qi,* “Wet chemical approaches to patterned arrays of well-aligned ZnO nanopillars assisted by monolayer colloidal crystals”, Chem. Mater. 200921, 891-897.  (Times cited: 165)

54.  Teng Huang, Limin Qi,* “Controlled Synthesis of PbSe nanotubes by solvothermal transformation from selenium nanotubes”, Nanotechnology 200920, 025606  (7pp). (Highlighted by nanotechweb)

53.  Jining Gao, Quanshui Li, Huabo Zhao, Lianshan Li, Chunling Liu, Qihuang Gong, Limin Qi,* “One-pot synthesis of uniform Cu2O and CuS hollow spheres and their optical limiting properties”, Chem. Mater. 200820, 6263-6269. (Times cited: 193)

52.  Yao Qin, Yin Song, Nijuan Sun, Nana Zhao, Meixian Li, Limin Qi,* “Ionic liquid-assisted growth of single-crystalline dendritic gold nanostructures with a three-fold symmetry”, Chem. Mater. 2008,20, 3965-3972. (Times cited: 200)

51.  Lianshan Li, Nijuan Sun, Youyuan Huang, Yao Qin, Nana Zhao, Jining Gao, Meixian Li, Henghui Zhou, Limin Qi,* “Topotactic transformation of single-crystalline precursor discs into disc-like Bi2S3nanorod networks”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 200818, 1194-1201. (Times cited: 195)

50.  Cheng Li, Limin Qi,* “Bioinspired fabrication of 3D ordered macroporous single crystals of calcite via a transient amorphous phase”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200847, 2388-2393. (VIP, Frontispiece picture, highlighted by Angew. Chem. Times cited: 144)

49.  Nana Zhao, Yang Wei, Nijuan Sun, Qian Chen, Jingwei Bai, Longping Zhou, Yao Qin, Meixian Li, Limin Qi,* “Controlled synthesis of gold nanobelts and nanocombs in aqueous mixed surfactant solutions”, Langmuir 200824, 991-998. (Most-cited Langmuir articles published in 2008Times cited: 167)

48.  Jinhu Yang, Conghua Lu, Hong Su, Jiming Ma, Humin Cheng, Limin Qi,* “Morphological and structural modulation of PbWO4 crystals directed by dextrans”, Nanotechnology 200819, 035608.

47.  Hailiang Wang, Limin Qi,* “Controlled synthesis of Ag2S, Ag2Se and Ag nanofibers using a general sacrificial template and their application in electronic device fabrication”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2008,  18, 1249-1256.  (Times cited: 108)

46.  Yan Zhou, Wen-Jun Liu, Yuguo Ma,* Hailiang Wang, Limin Qi,* Yong Cao, Jian Wang,* Jian Pei,* “Single microwire transistors of oligoarenes by direct solution process”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 12386-12387.  (Times cited: 182)

45.  Jingwei Bai, Yao Qin, Chengyang Jiang, Limin Qi,* “Polymer-controlled synthesis of silver nanobelts and hierarchical nanocolumns”, Chem. Mater. 200719, 3367-3369.

44.  Peng Liu, Yurong Ma, Weiwei Cai, Zhenzhong Wang, Jian Wang, Limin Qi, Dongmin Chen,* “Photoconductivity of single-crystalline selenium nanotubes”, Nanotechnology 200718, 205704 (5pp).

43.  Huijuan Zhang, Jun Wu, Longping Zhou, Dayong Zhang, Limin Qi,* “Facile synthesis of monodisperse microspheres and gigantic hollow shells of mesoporous silica in mixed water-ethanol solvents”, Langmuir 200723, 1107-1113.  (Times cited: 111)

42.  Conghua Lu, Limin Qi,* Jinhu Yang, Li Tang, Dayong Zhang, Jiming Ma, “Hydrothermal growth of large-scale micropatterned arrays of ultralong ZnO nanowires and nanobelts on zinc substrate”, Chem. Commun2006, 3551-3553. (Times cited: 152)

41.  Huijuan Zhang, Limin Qi,* “Low-temperature, template-free synthesis of wurtzite ZnS nanostructures with hierarchical architectures”, Nanotechnology 200617, 3984-3988.

40.  Dayong Zhang, Dong Yang, Huijuan Zhang, Conghua Lu, Limin Qi,* “Synthesis and photocatalytic properties of hollow microparticles of titania and titania/carbon composites templated by Sephadex G-100”, Chem. Mater. 200618, 3477-3485.

39.  Nana Zhao, Limin Qi,* “Low-temperature synthesis of star-shaped PbS nanocrystals in aqueous solutions of mixed cationic-anionic surfactants”, Adv. Mater. 200618, 359-362. (Times cited: 250)

38.  Hongtao Shi, Xiaohong Wang, Nana Zhao, Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, “Growth mechanism of penniform BaWO4 nanostructures in catanionic reverse micelles involving polymers”, J. Phys. Chem. B 2006110, 748-753.

37.  Conghua Lu, Limin Qi,* Jinhu Yang, Xiaoyu Wang, Dayong Zhang, Jinglin Xie, Jiming Ma, “One-pot synthesis of octahedral Cu2O nanocages by a catalytic solution route”, Adv. Mater. 200517, 2562-2567. (Times cited: 355)

36.  Conghua Lu, Limin Qi,* Hailin Cong, Xiaoyu Wang, Jinhu Yang, Linglu Yang, Dayong Zhang, Jiming Ma, Weixiao Cao, “Synthesis of calcite single crystals with porous surface by templating of polymer latex particles”, Chem. Mater. 200517, 5218-5224.

35.  Hao-Ling Sun, Hongtao Shi, Fei Zhao, Limin Qi,* Song Gao,* “Shape-dependent magnetic properties of low-dimensional nanoscale prussian blue (PB) analogue SmFe(CN)6×4H2O”, Chem. Commun. 2005, 4339-4341.

34.  Yurong Ma, Limin Qi,* Wei Shen, Jiming Ma, “Selective synthesis of single-crystalline selenium nanobelts and nanowires in micellar solutions of nonionic surfactants”, Langmuir 200521, 6161-6164.

33.  Dayong Zhang, Limin Qi,* “Synthesis of mesoporous titania networks consisting of anatase nanowires by templating of bacterial cellulose membranes”, Chem. Commun. 2005, 2735-2737. (Times cited: 137)

32.   Hongtao Shi, Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, Nianzu Wu, “Architectural control of hierarchical nanobelt superstructures in catanionic reverse  micelles”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2005, 15, 442-450. (Times cited: 132)

31.   Jinhu Yang, Limin Qi,* Conghua Lu, Jiming Ma, Humin Cheng, “Morphosynthesis of rhombdodecahedral silver cages by self-assembly coupled with precursor crystal templating”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200544, 598-603. (Times cited: 175)

30.   Conghua Lu, Limin Qi,* Jinhu Yang, Dayong Zhang, Nianzu Wu, Jiming Ma, “Simple template-free solution route for the controlled synthesis of Cu(OH)2 and CuO nanostructures”, J. Phys. Chem. B 2004108, 17825-17831. (Times cited: 322)

29.   Jinhu Yang, Limin Qi,* Dongbai Zhang, Jiming Ma, Humin Cheng, “Dextran-controlled crystallization of silver microcrystals with novel morphologies”, Cryst. Growth Des. 20044, 1371-1375.

28.   Conghua Lu, Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, Humin Cheng, Maofeng Zhang, Weixiao Cao, “Controlled growth of micropatterned, oriented calcite films on a self-assembled multilayer film”, Langmuir 2004,20, 7378-7380.

27.   Yurong Ma, Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, Humin Cheng, “Micelle-mediated synthesis of single-crystalline selenium nanotubes”, Adv. Mater. 200416, 1023-1026. (Times cited: 100)

26.   Yurong Ma, Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, Humin Cheng, “Hierarchical, star-shaped PbS crystals formed by a simple solution route”, Cryst. Growth Des. 20044, 351-354. (Times cited: 156)

25.   Dongbai Zhang, Limin Qi,* Jinhu Yang, Jiming Ma, Humin Cheng, Lan Huang, “Wet chemical synthesis of silver nanowire thin films at ambient temperature”, Chem. Mater. 200416, 872-876. (Times cited: 131)

24.   Yurong Ma, Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, Humin Cheng, Wei Shen, “Synthesis of submicrometer-sized CdS hollow spheres in aqueous solutions of a triblock copolymer”, Langmuir 200319, 9079-9085. (Times cited: 163)

23.     Hongtao Shi, Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, Humin Cheng, Buyao Zhu, “Synthesis of hierarchical superstructures consisting of BaCrO4 nanobelts in catanionic reverse micelles”, Adv. Mater. 200315, 1647-1651.  (Times cited: 107)

22.     Dong Yang, Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, “Well-defined star-shaped calcite crystals formed in agarose gels”, Chem. Commun. 2003, 1180-1181.

21.     Dong Yang, Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, “Hierarchically ordered networks comprising crystalline ZrO2 tubes through sol-gel mineralization of eggshell membranes”, J. Mater. Chem. 200313, 1119-1123.

20.     Yurong Ma, Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, Yongqing Wu, Ou Liu, Humin Cheng, “Large-pore mesoporous silica spheres: Synthesis and application in HPLC”, Colloids Surf. A2003229, 1-8. (Times cited: 162)

19.     Yurong Ma, Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, Humin Cheng, “Facile synthesis of hollow ZnS nanospheres in block copolymer solutions”, Langmuir 200319, 4040-4042. (Times cited: 183)

18.     Hongtao Shi, Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, Humin Cheng, “Polymer-directed synthesis of penniform BaWO4 nanostructures in reverse micelles”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003125, 3450-3451. (Times cited: 395)

17.     Dongbai Zhang, Limin Qi, Jiming Ma,* Humin Cheng, “Formation of crystalline nanosized titania in reverse micelle at room temperature”, J. Mater. Chem. 200212, 3677-3680. (Times cited: 112)

16.     Dong Yang, Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, “Eggshell membrane templating of hierarchically ordered macroporous networks composed of TiO2 tubes”, Adv. Mater. 200214, 1543-1546. (Times cited:229)

15.     Dongbai Zhang, Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, Humin Cheng, “Synthesis of submicrometer-sized hollow silver spheres in mixed polymer-surfactant solutions”, Adv. Mater. 200214, 1499-1502. (Times cited: 245)

14.     Dongbai Zhang, Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, Humin Cheng, “Biomimetic growth of strontium oxalate aggregates with unusual morphologies in the presence of poly(methacrylic acid)”, CrystEngComm 20024, 536-538.

13.     Hongtao Shi, Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, Humin Cheng, “Synthesis of single crystal BaWO4 nanowires in catanionic reverse micelles”, Chem. Commun. 2002, 1704-1705.

12.     Dongbai Zhang, Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, Humin Cheng, “Morphological control of calcium oxalate dihydate by a double-hydrophilic block copolymer”, Chem. Mater. 200214, 2450-2457. (Highlighted by MRS Bull., Times cited: 104)

11.     Limin Qi,* Jie Li, Jiming Ma, “Biomimetic morphogenesis of calcium carbonate in mixed solutions of surfactants and double-hydrophilic block copolymers”, Adv. Mater. 200214, 300-303. (Times cited: 360)

10.     Dongbai Zhang, Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, Humin Cheng, “Formation of silver nanowires in aqueous solutions of a double-hydrophilic block copolymer”, Chem. Mater. 200113, 2753-2755. (Times cited: 212)

9.     Limin Qi, Helmut Cölfen,* Markus Antonietti, Mei Li, Jeremy D. Hopwood, Alexandra J. Ashley, Stephen Mann,* “Formation of BaSO4 fibers with morphological complexity in aqueous polymer solutions”, Chem. Eur. J. 20017, 3526-3532. (Times cited: 162)

8.     Helmut Cölfen,* Limin Qi, “A systematic examination of the morphogenesis of calcium carbonate in the presence of a double-hydrophilic block copolymer”, Chem. Eur. J. 20017, 106-116. (Top 20 most cited articles in the first 20 years, Times cited: 467)

7.     Limin Qi, Helmut Cölfen,* Markus Antonietti, “Synthesis and characterization of CdS nanoparticles stabilized by double-hydrophilic block copolymers”, Nano Lett. 20011, 61-65. (Times cited: 325)

6.     Limin Qi,* Helmut Cölfen, Markus Antonietti, “Control of barite morphology by double-hydrophilic block copolymers”, Chem. Mater. 200012, 2392-2403. (Times cited: 191)

5.     Limin Qi, Helmut Cölfen, Markus Antonietti,* “Crystal design of barium sulfate using double-hydrophilic block copolymers”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 200039, 604-607. (Times cited: 229)

4.     Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, Humin Cheng, Zhenguo Zhao, “Micrometer-sized mesoporous silica spheres grown under static conditions”, Chem. Mater. 199810, 1623-1626.  (Times cited: 101)

3.     Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, Humin Cheng, Zhenguo Zhao, “Synthesis and characterization of mesostructured tin oxide with crystalline walls”, Langmuir 199814, 2579-2581.

2.     Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, Julin Shen, “Synthesis of copper nanoparticles in nonionic water-in-oil microemulsions”, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 1997186, 498-500. (Times cited: 178)

1.     Limin Qi,* Jiming Ma, Humin Cheng, Zhenguo Zhao, “Reverse micelle based formation of BaCO3 nanowires”, J. Phys. Chem. B 1997101, 3460-3463. (Times cited: 194)


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