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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles




66. Sun X, Lu Z, Xiang Y, Wang Y, Shi J, Wang GC, Washington M, Lu TM. Van der Waals Epitaxy of Antimony Islands, Sheets, and Thin Films on Single-Crystalline Graphene. ACS Nano 2018, in press.

65. Wang Y*, Hu Y* (*Equally contributed authors) Chen Z, Guo Y, Wang D, Wertz E, Shi J. Effect of Strain on the Curie Temperature and Band Structure of Low-Dimensional SbSI. Appl. Phys. Lett 2018, in press.

64. Li L, Basu S, Wang Y, Chen Z, Hundekar P, Wang B, Shi J, Shi Y, Narayanan S, Koratkar N. Self-heating–induced healing of lithium dendrites. Science 2018, 359, 1513. .

63. Wang Y, Sun X, Chen Z, Cai Z, Zhou H, Lu TM, Shi J. Defect-engineered epitaxial VO2±δ in strain engineering of heterogeneous soft crystals. Science Advances 2018, in press. .

62. Duan Y, Li P, Chen Z, Shi J, Ma L. Surface evolution and growth kinetics of Ti6Al4V alloy in pack boriding. J. Alloys Compd. 2018, 742, 690. .

61. Sun X, Lu Z, Chen Z, Wang Y, Shi J, Washington M, Lu T-M. A Single Crystal Graphene-Directed van der Waals Epitaxial Resistive Switching. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2018, in press .

60. Sun X, Chen Z, Wang Y, Lu Z, Shi J, Washington M, Lu T-M. van der Waals epitaxial ZnTe thin film on single-crystalline graphene. J. Appl. Phys. 2018, in press .

59. Zhu W, Xin G, Wang Y, Xin M, Yao T, Xu W, Fang M, Shi S, Shi J, Lian J. Tunable optical property and stability of lead free all inorganic perovskite Cs2SnI6-xClx. J. Mater. Chem. A 2018, in press .



58. Sun X, Shi J, Washington M A, Lu T-M. Probing the interface strain in a 3D-2D van der Waals heterostructure. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2017, 111, 151603.

57. Hu Y*, Guo Y*, (*Equally contributed authors) Wang Y, Chen Z, Sun X, Feng J, Lu T M, Wertz E and Shi J. A review on low dimensional metal halides: Vapor phase epitaxy and physical properties. ‎J. Mater. Res. 2017, 32, 3992(An invited article in memory of Prof. Jan van der Merwe) .

56. Chen Z, Wang Y, Sun X, Guo Y, Hu Y, Wertz E, Wang X, Gao H, Lu T M and Shi J. van der Waals Hybrid Perovskite of High Optical Quality by Chemical Vapor Deposition. ‎Adv. Opt. Mater. 2017, 5, 1700373.

55. Wang Y, Sun X, Chen Z, Sun Y Y, Zhang S, Lu T-M, Wertz E, and Shi J. High-Temperature Ionic Epitaxy of Halide Perovskite Thin Film and the Hidden Carrier Dynamics. Adv. Mater. 2017, 29, 1702643.

54. Sun X, Lu Z, Xie W, Wang Y, Shi J, Zhang S, Washington M, and Lu T M. van der Waals epitaxy of CdS thin films on single-crystalline graphene. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2017, 110, 153104.

53. Yang Y B, Seewald L, Mohanty D, Wang Y, Zhang L H, Kisslinger K, Xie W, Shi J, Bhat I, Zhang S, Lu T M, Wang G C. Surface and interface of epitaxial CdTe film on CdS buffered van der Waals mica substrate. Appl. Surf. Sci. 2017, 413, 219 .

52. Wang Y, Chen Z, Deschler F, Sun X, Lu T-M, Wertz A E, Hu J-M, Shi J. Epitaxial Halide Perovskite Lateral Double Heterostructure. ACS Nano 2017, 11, 3355.

51. Hoye R L Z, Schulz P, Schelhas L T, Holder A M, Stone K H, Perkins J D, Vigil-Fowler D, Siol S, Scanlon D O, Zakutayev A, Walsh A, Smith I C, Melot B C, Kurchin R C, Wang Y, Shi J, Marques F C, Berry J J, Tumas W, Lany S, Stevanovic V, Toney M F, Buonassisi T. Perovskite-inspired photovoltaic materials: Toward best practices in materials characterization and calculations. Chem. Mater. 2017, 29, 1964.

50. Sun X, Wang Y, Seewald L, Chen Z, Shi J, Washington M, Lu T-M. Decoupling Interface Effect on the Phase Stability of CdS Thin Films by van der Waals Heteroepitaxy. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2017, 110, 041602.



49. Wang Y, Sun X, Shivanna R, Yang Y, Chen Z, Guo Y, Wang G-C, Wertz E, Deschler F, Cai Z, Zhou H, Lu T-M, Shi J. Photon Transport in One-Dimensional Incommensurately Epitaxial CsPbX3 Arrays. Nano Lett. 2016;16,7974–7981 .

48. Mohanty D, Xie W, Wang Y, Lu Z, Shi J, Zhang S, Wang G-C, Lu T-M, and Bhat I. van der Waals epitaxy of CdTe thin film on graphene. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2016; 109, 143109 .

47. Chen Z, Wang Y, Shi Y, Hsu B, Yang Z, Shi J, Regulating Carrier Dynamics in Single Crystal Halide Perovskite via Interface Engineering and Optical Doping. Adv. Electron. Mater. 2016;2, 1600248.

46. Wang Y, Seewald L, Sun Y-Y, Keblinski P, Sun X, Zhang S, Lu T-M, Johnson J, Hwang J, Shi J, Nonlinear electron-lattice interactions in a wurzite semiconductor enabled via strongly correlated oxide. Adv. Mater. 2016;28, 8975–8982.

45. Yang Y B , Dash J K , Xiang Y, Wang Y, Shi J, Dinolfo P H, Lu T-M, Wang G-C. Tuning the phase and optical properties of ultrathin SnSx films. J. Phys. Chem. C 2016,120(24),13199-13214. PDF.

44. Yang Y B, Dash J, LittleJohn A, Xiang Y, Wang Y, Shi J, Zhang L, Kisslinger K, Lu T-M, Wang G-C. Large Single Crystal SnS2 Flakes Synthesized from Co-evaporation of Sn and S. Cryst. Growth Des. 2016,16(2),961–973. PDF.

43. Zhou Y, Guan X, Zhou H, Ramadoss K, Adam S, Liu H, Lee S, Shi J, Tsuchiya M, Fong D D, Ramanathan S. Strongly correlated perovskite fuel cells. Nature 2016;534, 231–234. PDF.

42. Sun Y, Shi J, Lian J, Gao W, Agiorgousis ML, Zhang S. Discovering Lead-Free Perovskite Solar Materials with Split-Anion Approach. Nanoscale 2016;8, 6284-6289. PDF.

41. Wang Y, Sun Y, Zhang S, Lu T-M, Shi J. Band Gap Engineering of a Soft Inorganic Compound PbI2 by Incommensurate Van der Waals Epitaxy. ‎Appl. Phys. Lett. 2016;108, 013105. PDF.



40. Wang Y, Shi Y, Xin G, Lian J, Shi J. Two-Dimensional Van der Waals Epitaxy Kinetics in a Three-Dimensional Perovskite Halide. Cryst. Growth Des. 2015, 15 (10), pp 4741–4749. PDF.

39. Yin X, Shi J, Niu X, Huang H, Wang X. Wedding Cake Growth Mechanism in One-Dimensional and Two-Dimensional Nanostructure Evolution. Nano Lett. 2015;15, 7766–777. PDF.

38. Shao D, Gao J, Xin G, Wang Y, Li L, Shi J, Lian J, Koratkar N, Sawyer S. Cl-doped ZnO Nanowire Arrays on 3D Graphene Foam with Highly Efficient Field Emission, and Photocatalytic Properties. Small 2015;11, 4785-92. PDF.

37. Bo C, Zheng X, Yang M, Zhou Y, Kundu S, Shi J, Zhu K, Priya S. Interface band structure engineering by ferroelectric polarization in perovskite solar cells. Nano Energy 2015;13:582. PDF.

36. Bo C, Shi J, Zheng X, Zhou Y, Zhu K, Priya S. Ferroelectric solar cells based on inorganic–organic hybrid perovskites. J. Mater. Chem. A 2015;3:7699. PDF.





35. Mi H, Seo J-H, Ku C-J, Shi J, Wang X D, Lu Y, Ma Z. Microwave TFTs Made of MOCVD ZnO With ALD Al2O3 Gate Dielectric. IEEE Journal of the Electron Devices Society. 2016;4:55-59.



34. Chen J, Zhou Y, Middey J, Jiang J, Chen N, Shi X, Döbeli M, Shi J, Chakhalian J, Ramanathan S. Self-limited kinetics of electron doping in correlated oxides. Appl Phys Lett. 2015;107:031905.

33. Zhou Y, Park J, Shi J, Chhowalla M, Park H, Weitz DA, Ramanathan S. Control of Emergent Properties at a Correlated Oxide Interface with Graphene. Nano Lett. 2015;15:1627.



32. Ha SD, Shi J, Meroz Y, Mahadevan, L, Ramanathan S. Neuromimetic Circuits with Synaptic Devices Based on Strongly Correlated Electron Systems Phys. Rev. Applied 2014;2:064003.

31. Sim J, Shi J, Ramanathan S. Ultra-thin freestanding ceria membranes: layer transfer techniques and high temperature conductivity studies. J Mater Chem A. 2014;2:19019.

30. Shi J*, Zhou Y*, (*Equally contributed authors) Ramanathan S. Colossal resistance switching and band gap modulation in a perovskite nickelate by electron doping. Nat Commun. 2014;5:4860.

29. Wang X, Li Z, Shi J, Yu Y. One-dimensional titanium dioxide nanomaterials: nanowires, nanorods and nanobelts. Chem Rev. 2014;114:9346.

28. Yan F*, Schoofs F*, Shi J*, (*Equally contributed authors) Ha SD, Jaramillo R, Ramanathan S. Local charge writing in epitaxial SmNiO3 thin films. J Mater Chem C. 2014;2(19):3805-11.



27. Shi J, Ha SD, Zhou Y, Schoofs F, Ramanathan S. A correlated nickelate synaptic transistor. Nat Commun. 2013;4:2676.

26. Ha SD, Vetter U, Shi J, Ramanathan S. Electrostatic gating of metallic and insulating phases in SmNiO3 ultrathin films. Appl Phys Lett. 2013;102(18):183102.

25. Wang X, Shi J. Evolution of titanium dioxide one-dimensional nanostructures from surface-reaction-limited pulsed chemical vapor deposition. J Mater Res. 2013;28(03):270-9.

24. Shi J, Zhao P, Wang X. Piezoelectric‐polarization‐enhanced photovoltaic performance in depleted‐heterojunction quantum‐dot solar cells. Adv Mater. 2013;25:916-21.

23. Shi J, Li ZD, Kvit A, Krylyuk S, Davydov A, Wang XD. Electron microscopy observation of TiO2 nanocrystal evolution in high-temperature atomic layer deposition. Nano Lett. 2013;13(11):5727-34.

22. Nikoobakht B, Wang X, Herzing A, Shi J. Scalable synthesis and device integration of self-registered one-dimensional zinc oxide nanostructures and related materials. Chem Soc Rev. 2013;42(1):342-65.



21. Starr MB, Shi J, Wang X. Piezopotential‐driven redox reactions at the surface of piezoelectric materials. Angew Chem Int Ed. 2012;51(24):5962-6.

20. Shi J, Wang X. Hierarchical TiO2–Si nanowire architecture with photoelectrochemical activity under visible light illumination. Energy Environ Sci. 2012;5(7):7918-22.

19. Shi J*, Starr MB*, (*Equally contributed authors) Wang X. Band structure engineering at heterojunction interfaces via the piezotronic effect. Adv Mater. 2012;24(34):4683-91.

18. Leong M, Bayerl DJ, Shi J, Wang X. Evolution of lead titanate nanostructures from nanoparticle self-assembly. Sci Adv Mater. 2012;4(8):832-6.



17. Wang F, Seo J-H, Bayerl D, Shi J, Mi H, Ma Z, et al. An aqueous solution-based doping strategy for large-scale synthesis of Sb-doped ZnO nanowires. Nanotechnology. 2011;22(22):225602.

16. Sun C, Shi J, Bayerl DJ, Wang X. PVDF microbelts for harvesting energy from respiration. Energy Environ Sci. 2011;4(11):4508-12.

15. Hong H, Shi J, Yang Y, Zhang Y, Wang X and Cai W. Zinc oxide nanowire as a novel platform for optical imaging. J Nucl Med 2011;52:1558.

14. Shi J, Wang X. Functional semiconductor nanowires via vapor deposition. J Vac Sci Technol B. 2011;29(6):060801.

13. Shi J, Wang X. Growth of rutile titanium dioxide nanowires by pulsed chemical vapor deposition. Cryst Growth Des. 2011;11(4):949-54.

12. Shi J, Sun C, Starr MB, Wang X. Growth of titanium dioxide nanorods in 3D-confined spaces. Nano Lett. 2011;11(2):624-31.

11. Shi J, Starr MB, Xiang H, Hara Y, Anderson MA, Seo J-H, et al. Interface engineering by piezoelectric potential in ZnO-based photoelectrochemical anode. Nano Lett. 2011;11(12):5587-93.

10. Shi J, Hong H, Ding Y, Yang Y, Wang F, Cai W, et al. Evolution of zinc oxide nanostructures through kinetics control. J Mater Chem. 2011;21(25):9000-8.

9. Shi J, Hara Y, Sun C, Anderson MA, Wang X. Three-dimensional high-density hierarchical nanowire architecture for high-performance photoelectrochemical electrodes. Nano Lett. 2011;11(8):3413-9.

8. Hong H, Shi J, Yang Y, Zhang Y, Engle JW, Nickles RJ, et al. Cancer-targeted optical imaging with fluorescent zinc oxide nanowires. Nano Lett. 2011;11(9):3744-50.

7. He L, Shi J, Sun X, Lin M, Yu P, Li H. Gold coated zinc oxide nanonecklaces as a SERS substrate. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2011;11(4):3509-15.



6. Sun C, Shi J, Wang X. Fundamental study of mechanical energy harvesting using piezoelectric nanostructures. J Appl Phys. 2010;108(3):034309.

5. Shi J, Wang X. Strain versus dislocation model for understanding the heteroepitaxial growth of nanowires. J Phys Chem C. 2010;114(5):2082-8.

4. Shi J, Li C, Zhang Y, Li H. Coupled heat and mass transfer in the entrance region of a circular tube with fully-developed parabolic flow and external convective heating. Heat Mass Transfer. 2010;46(5):563-70.



3. Shi J, Sun X, Zhang J, Lian J, Yu Q, Lin M, et al. Epitaxial growth of horizontally aligned zinc oxide nanonecklace arrays on r-plane sapphire. J Phys Chem C. 2009;113(49):20845-54.

2. Shi J, Grutzik S, Wang X. Zn cluster drifting effect for the formation of ZnO 3D nanoarchitecture. ACS Nano. 2009;3(6):1594-602.



1. Zhang J, Fan Q, Shi J, Xiao G, Gu M. Microstructural evolution during self-propagating high-temperature synthesis of Ti-Al system. J Wuhan Univ Technol. 2008;23(3):381-5.

Invited Book Chapters

2. Shi J, Wang X. Bio-inspired 3D nanoarchitectures. In: Zhou W, Wang ZL, editors. Three-dimensional nanoarchitectures. New York: Springer New York; 2011. p. 29-58.

1. Wang X, Shi J. Piezoelectric nanogenerators for self-powered nanodevices. In: Ciofani G, Arianna M, editors. Piezoelectric nanomaterials for biomedical applications: Springer Berlin Heidelberg; 2012. p. 135-72.

Conference Proceedings

2. Kim M, Seo J-H, Yang H, Shi J, Mawst L, Zhou W, et al. Fabrication and characterization of Si/GaInP heterojunction photodetectors. Photonics and Optoelectronics (SOPO), 2012 Symposium on; 2012. IEEE; 2012. p. 1-3.

1. Wang X, Shi J, editors. Multifunctional ZnO nanostructures: from material growth to novel applications. SPIE OPTO; 2011. International Society for Optics and Photonics.


1. Wang X, Shi J, inventors; Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, assignee. Methods for the growth of three-dimensional nanorod networks. United States patent US8771822B2. 2014.

2. Shi J, Zhou Y, Ramanathan R, inventors; PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE [US/US]; 17 Quincy Street Cambridge, MA 02138 (US), assignee. DOPANT-DRIVEN PHASE TRANSITIONS IN CORRELATED METAL OXIDES Pub. No. WO/2015/066558. 2015.