At CityU, * for corresponding author:


40.     H. Li, J.-W. Cheng, S. Shu, J. Zhang, L. Zheng, C.K. Tsang, H. Cheng, F. Liang, S.T. Lee, Y.Y. Li*, “Selective removal of the outer shells of anodic TiO2 nanotubes”, Small 9, 37 (2013). [Link to the article]


41.     C.K. Tsang, S. Shu, F. Liang, J. Zhang, L. Zheng, and Y.Y. Li*, “Electrochemically fabricated nano-volcano arrays for SERS applications”, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 44, 29 (2013). [Link to the article]


40.     F. Liang, L. Zheng, C.K. Tsang, H. Cheng, Y.Y. Li*, “The fabrication of Ni nanoparticles between TiO2 nanotubes and their photocatalytic properties”, Journal of Materials Research 28, 405 (2013). [Link to the article]


39.     H. Cheng, C.K. Tsang, H. Li, J.-W. Cheng, F. Liang, and Y.Y. Li*, “Facile fabrication of porous nickel films with tunable colors”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society 159, H928 (2012). [Link to the article]


38.     C.K. Tsang, T.L. Kelly, M.J. Sailor*, and Y.Y. Li*, “Highly stable porous silicon-carbon composites as label-free optical biosensors”, ACS Nano 6, 10546–10554 (2012). [Link to the article]


37.     S. Shu, L. Zheng, H. Li, C.K. Tsang, Y.Y. Li*, “Porous metal-based multilayers for selective thermal emitters”, Optics Letters 37, 4883 (2012). [Link to the article]


36.     H. Cheng, Z. Lu, R. Ma, Y. Dong, H.E. Wang, L. Xi, L. Zheng, C.K. Tsang, H. Li, C.Y. Chung, J.A. Zapien, Y.Y. Li*, “Rugated porous Fe3O4 thin films as stable binder-free anode materials for lithium ion batteries”, Journal of Materials Chemistry22, 22692 (2012). [Link to the article]


35.     L. He, R. Ma, N. Du, J. Ren, T. Wong, Y.Y. Li and S.T. Lee*, “Growth of TiO2 nanorod arrays on reduced graphene oxide with enhanced lithium-ion storage”, Journal of Materials Chemistry 22, 19061 (2012). [Link to the article]


34.     F. Liang, T.L. Kelly, L.-B. Luo, H. Li, M.J. Sailor*, and Y.Y. Li*, “Self-cleaning organic vapor sensor based on a nanoporous TiO2 interferometer”, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 4, 4177 (2012). [Link to the article]


33.     S. Shu, and Y.Y. Li*, “Metallic rugate structures for near-perfect absorbers in visible and near-infrared regions”, Optics Letters 37, 3495 (2012). [Link to the article]


32.     Z.H. Chen, S.Y. Yeung, H. Li, J.C. Qian, W.J. Zhang, Y.Y. Li, and I. Bello*, “Controlled growth of ZnO/Zn1-xPbxSe core-shell nanowires and their interfacial electronic energy alignment”, Nanoscale 4, 3154-3161 (2012). [Link to the article]



30.     H. Cheng, L. Zheng, C.K. Tsang, J. Zhang, H. Wang, Y. Dong, H. Li,  F. Liang, J. A. Zapien, and Y.Y. Li*, “Electrochemical fabrication and optical properties of periodically structured porous Fe2O3 films”, Electrochemistry Communications 20, 178 (2012). [Link to the article]


29.     S. Shu, J. Zhang, C.K. Tsang, L.G. Shi, and Y.Y. Li*, “Metal-based rugate filters with strong visible and near-infrared reflectivity”, Applied Physics B 107, 669 (2012). [Link to the article]


28.     H. Li, J. Zhang, J.-W. Cheng, Z.H. Chen, F. Liang, C.K. Tsang, H. Cheng, L. Zheng, S.T. Lee, and Y.Y. Li*, “Gradient TiO2 nanotube arrays via asymmetric anodization”, ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology 158, C346 (2011). [Link to the article]


27.     L. Zheng, H. Cheng, F.-X. Liang, S. Shu, C.K. Tsang, H. Li, S.T. Lee, and Y.Y. Li*, “Porous TiO2 photonic band gap materials by anodization”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 116, 5509 (2012). [Link to the article]


26.    F. Liang, L.-B. Luo, C.-K. Tsang, L. Zheng, H. Cheng, Y.Y. Li*, “TiO2 nanotube-based field effect transistors and their application as humidity sensors”, Materials Research Bulletin 47, 54 (2012). [Link to the article]


25.     D. Xu, Y. Yang, H. Cheng, Y.Y. Li, K. Zhang*, “Integration of Nano-Al with Co3O4 Nanorods to Realize High-Exothermic Core-Shell Nanoenergetic Materials on a Silicon Substrate Combustion and Flame”, Combustion and Flame 159, 2202 (2012). [Link to the article]


24.     J.-W. Cheng, C.-K. Tsang, H. Cheng, F. Liang, and Y.Y. Li*, “Anodic TiO2-based porous photonic films”, physica status solidi (a) 208, 1389 (2011). [Link to the article]


23.     J.-W. Cheng, C.-K. Tsang, F. Liang, H. Cheng, and Y.Y. Li*, Gradient TiO2 nanotube arrays, physica status solidi (c) 8, 1812 (2011). [Link to the article]


22.     H. Cheng, X. Zhou, C.-K. Tsang, J.-W. Cheng, F. Liang, B. Zheng*, and Y.Y. Li*, “Photonic porous silicon-based hybrid particles by soft-lithography”, physica status solidi (c) 8, 1754 (2011). [Link to the article]


21.     H.-E. Wang, L.-X. Zheng, C.-P. Liu, Y.-K. Liu, C.-Y. Luan, H. Cheng, Y.Y. Li, L. Martinu, J.A. Zapien*, and I. Bello*, “Rapid microwave synthesis of porous TiO2 spheres and their applications in dye-sensitized solar cells”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 115, 10419 (2011). [Link to the article]


20.     H.-E. Wang, H. Cheng, C.-P. Liu, X. Chen, Q. Jiang, Z.G. Lu, Y.Y. Li, C.Y. Chung, W.J. Zhang, J.A. Zapien*, L. Martinu, and I. Bello*, “Facile synthesis and electrochemical characterization of porous and dense TiO2 nanospheres for lithium-ion battery applications”, Journal of Power Sources 196, 6394 (2011). [Link to the article]


19.     H. Li, L. Zheng, S. Shu, H. Cheng, and Y.Y. Li*, “Morphology control of anodic TiO2 nanomaterials via cold work pretreatment of Ti foils”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society 158, C346 (2011). [Link to the article]


18.     M. Li, K.N. Hui, K.S. Hui*, S.K. Lee, Y.R. Cho, H. Lee, W. Zhou, S. Cho, C.Y.H. Chao, Y.Y. Li, “Influence of modification methods and transition metal type on the physicochemical properties of MCM-41 catalysts and their performances in the catalytic ozonation of toluene”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 107, 245 (2011). [Link to the article]


17.     H. Cheng, Z.G. Lu, J.Q. Deng, C.Y. Chung, K. Zhang, and Y.Y. Li*, “A facile method to improve the high rate capability of Co3O4 nanowire array electrodes”, Nano Research 3, 895 (2010) [Link to the article]


16.     C.-K. Tsang, Z. Xu, Y.Y. Li*, “Metal-based photonic coatings from electrochemical deposition”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society 156, D508 (2009). [Link to the article]


15.     Y.Y. Li, J. Li and B. Nakajima, “Nanostructured Porous Biomaterials for Controlled Drug Release Systems” in Handbook of Biomaterials Fabrication and Processing, edited by P.K. Chu and X. Liu, CRC Press LLC, Chapter 8, pp 193-216, 2008. [Link to the article]


14.     L.A. Perelman, C. Pacholski, Y.Y. Li, M.S. Van Nieuwenzhe and M.J. Sailor*, “pH-triggered release of vancomycin from protein-capped porous silicon films”, Nanomedicine 3, 2008, 31-43 (2008). [Link to the article]


13.     E. Segal, L.A. Perelman, F. Cunin, F.D. Renzo, J.-M. Devoisselle, Y.Y. Li, and M.J. Sailor*, “Confinement of thermoresponsive hydrogels in nanostructured porous silicon dioxide templates”, Advanced Functional Materials 17, 1153 (2007). [Link to the article]


Before CityU:

12.     Y.Y. Li, V.S. Kollengode, and M.J. Sailor, “Porous-silicon/polymer nanocomposite photonic crystals formed by microdroplet patterning”, Adv. Mater. 17, 1249 (2005). [Link to the article]


11.     Y.Y. Li, P. Kim, and M.J. Sailor, “Painting a rainbow on silicon – a simple method to generate a porous silicon band filter gradient”, Phys. Status Solidi A 202, 1616 (2005). [Link to the article]


10.     M.J. Sailor, Y.Y. Li, N. Trujillo, and J. Dorvee, “Smart dust: ferromagnetic photonic crystals derived from porous Si”, Electrochemical Society Proceedings 2004-19, 383 (2004). [Link to the article]


9.      F. Cunin, Y.Y. Li, and M.J. Sailor, “Nano-designed pore-containing systems for biosensing and controlled drug release” in Encyclopedia on BioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotechnology, S.N. Bhatia and T. Desai, Editors, New York, Springer (2004). [Link to the article]


8.      Y.Y. Li, F. Cunin, J.R. Link, T. Gao, R.E. Betts, S.H. Reiver, V. Chin, S.N. Bhatia, and M.J. Sailor, “Polymer replicas of photonic porous silicon for sensing and drug delivery applications”, Science 299, 2045 (2003). [Link to the article]


7.       B.-h. O, R. Liu, Y.Y. Li, M.J. Sailor, and Y. Fainman, “Vapor sensor realized in an ultracompact polarization interferometer built of a freestanding porous-silicon form birefringent film”, IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. 15, 834-836 (2003). [Link to the article]


6.      F. Cunin, T.A. Schmedake, J.R. Link, Y.Y. Li, J. Koh, S.N. Bhatia, and M.J. Sailor, “Biomolecular screening with encoded porous silicon photonic crystals”, Nature Mater. 1, 39 (2002). [Link to the article]


5.      R. Liu, T.A. Schmedake, Y.Y. Li, M.J. Sailor, and Y. Fainman, “Novel porous silicon vapor sensor based on polarization interferometry”, Sens. Actuators B 87, 58 (2002). [Link to the article]


4.      J. Gao, T. Gao, Y.Y. Li, and M.J. Sailor, “Vapor sensors based on optical interferometry from oxidized microporous silicon films”, Langmuir 18, 2229 (2002). [Link to the article]


3.      D.J. Blackwood, Y.Y. Li, and G.M. Chow, “Polyol electroless and electrodeposition of nanostructured Ni-Co films and powders”, J. Electrochem. Soc. 149:D27 (2002). [Link to the article]


2.      G.M. Chow, J. Zhang, Y.Y. Li, J. Ding, and W.C. Goh, “Electroless polyol synthesis and properties of nanostructured NixCo100-x films", Mater. Sci. Eng. A 304-306, 194-199 (2001). [Link to the article]


1.       G.M. Chow, Y.Y. Li, and Y.K. Hwu, “Mechanical and magnetic properties of polyol electrodeposited NiCo films”, Mater. Phys. Mech. 1, 67 (2000). [Link to the article]



At CityU

1.      Y.Y. Li, J. Cheng, C.K. Tsang, Z. Xu, "Method of making a porous TiO2 photonic film", US patent application, 2010.


2.      Y.Y. Li, Z. Xu, and C.K. Tsang, “Method of making foraminous microstructures”, US patent application, 2008.


Before CityU:

1.     M.J. Sailor, Y.Y. Li, J. Dorvee, and N. Trujillo, “Magnetic porous particles that produces predetermined optical response and method of making”, PCT international application, 2008.


2.     Y.Y Li, and M. Kim, “Micro-textured materials by microdroplet patterning for enhanced cell attachment”, US patent application, 2006.


3.     W. Freeman, M.J. Sailor, L. Cheng, , F. Cunin, E. Anglin, and Y.Y. Li, “Porous photonic crystals for drug delivery to the eyes”, PCT international application, 2006.


4.     Y.Y. Li, V.S. Kollengode, S. Meade, and M.J. Sailor, “Polymer composite photonic particles”, PCT international application, 2006.


5.     M.J. Sailor, M.P. Schwartz, S. Alvarez, S. Bhatia, A. Derfus, B. Migliori, L. Chao, Y.Y. Li, R.A. Campbell, J. Dorvee, and R.U. Camilla, “Porous photonic crystals with light scattering domains and methods of synthesis and use thereof”, PCT international application, 2006.


6.     Y.Y. Li, F. Cunin, M.J. Sailor, J.R. Link, T. Gao, “Nanostructured casting of organic and bio-polymers in porous silicon templates”, US Patent 7713778.