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Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles




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, in press.

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, in press. (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, in press .

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, in press .

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, in press .

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, in press .

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, in press .

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, in press .

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, in press .



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.